P Muris

Summary

Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The revised version of the Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders (SCARED--R): first evidence for its reliability and validity in a clinical sample
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Br J Clin Psychol 40:35-44. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint The relation between gender role orientation and fear and anxiety in nonclinic-referred children
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 34:326-32. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The emotional reasoning heuristic in children
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 41:261-72. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint The etiology of specific fears and phobias in children: a critique of the non-associative account
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 40:185-95. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Reliability, validity, and normative data of the Penn State Worry Questionnaire in 8-12-yr-old children
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 32:63-72. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint The connection between cognitive development and specific fears and worries in normal children and children with below-average intellectual abilities: a preliminary study
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 40:37-56. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationship between anxiety sensitivity and fear of pain in healthy adolescents
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 39:1357-68. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint The revised version of the Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders (SCARED-R): treatment sensitivity in an early intervention trial for childhood anxiety disorders
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Br J Clin Psychol 40:323-36. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint The structure of negative emotions in adolescents
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 29:331-7. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and depression as correlates of self-reported behavioural inhibition in normal adolescents
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 39:1051-61. 2001

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Publications102 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint The revised version of the Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders (SCARED--R): first evidence for its reliability and validity in a clinical sample
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Br J Clin Psychol 40:35-44. 2001
    ..The current study was a first attempt to examine the reliability and validity of the SCARED-R in a clinical setting...
  2. ncbi request reprint The relation between gender role orientation and fear and anxiety in nonclinic-referred children
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 34:326-32. 2005
    ..Furthermore, gender role orientation accounted for more of the variance in fear and anxiety scores than the child's sex...
  3. ncbi request reprint The emotional reasoning heuristic in children
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 41:261-72. 2003
    ..Implications of these findings are briefly discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint The etiology of specific fears and phobias in children: a critique of the non-associative account
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 40:185-95. 2002
    ..As an alternative to the non-associative account, we briefly describe a multifactorial model of childhood fears and phobias...
  5. ncbi request reprint Reliability, validity, and normative data of the Penn State Worry Questionnaire in 8-12-yr-old children
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 32:63-72. 2001
    ..Normative data of the PSWQ-C are provided against which scores of individual children in this age range can be compared...
  6. ncbi request reprint The connection between cognitive development and specific fears and worries in normal children and children with below-average intellectual abilities: a preliminary study
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 40:37-56. 2002
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationship between anxiety sensitivity and fear of pain in healthy adolescents
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 39:1357-68. 2001
    ..e. pain symptoms, other somatization symptoms, trait anxiety, and panic disorder symptoms), anxiety sensitivity appeared to declare a unique proportion of the variance in pain anxiety symptoms...
  8. ncbi request reprint The revised version of the Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders (SCARED-R): treatment sensitivity in an early intervention trial for childhood anxiety disorders
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Br J Clin Psychol 40:323-36. 2001
    ..The current study examined the treatment sensitivity of the SCARED-R...
  9. ncbi request reprint The structure of negative emotions in adolescents
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 29:331-7. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and depression as correlates of self-reported behavioural inhibition in normal adolescents
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 39:1051-61. 2001
    ..It was found that a pathway in which behavioural inhibition results in anxiety, which in turn leads to depression, provided the best fit for the data...
  11. ncbi request reprint Thought-action fusion and schizotypy in undergraduate students
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Br J Clin Psychol 42:211-6. 2003
    ..To examine the relationship between thought-action fusion (TAF) and schizotypy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Thought-action fusion and anxiety disorders symptoms in normal adolescents
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 39:843-52. 2001
    ..Symptoms of OCD and generalised anxiety remained significantly related to TAF. Altogether, the data are supportive of the notion that TAF is involved in a broad range of anxiety disorders and in particular OCD...
  13. ncbi request reprint The validity of attention deficit hyperactivity and hyperkinetic disorder symptom domains in nonclinical Dutch children
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 32:460-6. 2003
    ..Furthermore, inattention and hyperactivity were more strongly related to CBCL/YSR attention problems, whereas impulsivity was more strongly associated with symptoms of aggression and delinquency...
  14. ncbi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity and fear of pain in children
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Percept Mot Skills 92:456-8. 2001
    ..Analysis showed that anxiety sensitivity was positively and substantially related to fear of pain in the children. Furthermore, the data suggested anxiety sensitivity to be a better predictor of fear of pain than trait anxiety...
  15. ncbi request reprint An expanded childhood anxiety sensitivity index: its factor structure, reliability, and validity in a non-clinical adolescent sample
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, MD, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 40:299-311. 2002
    ..That is, all factors convincingly loaded on symptoms of 'panic disorder and agoraphobia', whereas the factor 'fear of publicly observable anxiety reactions' was also strongly associated with symptoms of 'social phobia'...
  16. ncbi request reprint Threat perception abnormalities in children: the role of anxiety disorders symptoms, chronic anxiety, and state anxiety
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 17:271-87. 2003
    ..Finally, no support was found for the notion that threat perception abnormalities are the result of the conjoint influence of general anxiety and state anxiety...
  17. ncbi request reprint Fear of storms and hurricanes in Antillean and Belgian children
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 40:459-69. 2002
    ..Implications of this finding for the assessment of childhood fears are briefly discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Fear of the beast: a prospective study on the effects of negative information on childhood fear
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 41:195-208. 2003
    ..Furthermore, fear of the beast appeared to generalize, that is, children who became more fearful of the beast after receiving negative information, also became more apprehensive of other dogs and predators...
  19. ncbi request reprint The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ)--further evidence for its reliability and validity in a community sample of Dutch children and adolescents
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 12:1-8. 2003
    ..Moreover, the current data provide further support for the utility of the SDQ as an index of psychopathological symptoms in youths...
  20. ncbi request reprint Treatment of childhood anxiety disorders: a preliminary comparison between cognitive-behavioral group therapy and a psychological placebo intervention
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 33:143-58. 2002
    ..These findings can be taken as further evidence for the efficacy of CBT in the treatment of childhood anxiety disorders...
  21. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of anxiety disorders and teacher-reported school functioning of normal children
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Psychol Rep 91:588-90. 2002
    ..20, p < .001). The finding is consistent with the notion that high symptoms indicating anxiety disorders in children are accompanied by less optimal functioning in school...
  22. ncbi request reprint Parental rearing behaviors and worry of normal adolescents
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Psychol Rep 91:428-30. 2002
    ..Analysis showed that anxious rearing and overprotection of both mother and father were significantly related to worry...
  23. ncbi request reprint DSM-IV-defined anxiety disorder symptoms in South African children
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:1360-8. 2002
    ..To examine -defined anxiety disorder symptoms in a large sample of normal South African schoolchildren...
  24. ncbi request reprint The assessment of contemporary fears in adolescents using a modified version of the Fear Survey Schedule for Children-Revised
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 16:567-84. 2002
    ..Finally, a considerable number of the "new" fear items were found to rank high in the top 10 of most common fears. The implications for the assessment of fears in children and adolescents are briefly discussed...
  25. ncbi request reprint What is the Revised Fear Survey Schedule for Children measuring?
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 40:1317-26. 2002
    ..Implications for the assessment of fears and the use of self-report measures like the FSSC-R are briefly discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint The Koala Fear Questionnaire: a standardized self-report scale for assessing fears and fearfulness in pre-school and primary school children
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 41:597-617. 2003
    ..Altogether, the KFQ seems to be a valuable addition to the instrumentarium of clinicians and researchers who are working with fearful and anxious children...
  27. ncbi request reprint Contingency-competence-control-related beliefs and symptoms of anxiety and depression in a young adolescent sample
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 33:325-39. 2003
    ..However, data also demonstrated that perceived competence significantly contributed to the subjective experience of anxiety and depression on both occasions...
  28. ncbi request reprint Three traditional and three new childhood anxiety questionnaires: their reliability and validity in a normal adolescent sample
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 40:753-72. 2002
    ..Childhood anxiety questionnaires were substantially connected to an index of depression, although correlations among anxiety questionnaires were generally higher than those between anxiety scales and a measure of depression...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of an early intervention group program for anxious and depressed adolescents: a pilot study
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Rep 88:481-2. 2001
    ..Pre- and postintervention data showed reductions in anxiety and depression scores and a concomitant increase in adolescents' self-efficacy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Protective and vulnerability factors of depression in normal adolescents
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 39:555-65. 2001
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  31. ncbi request reprint Aggression and threat perception abnormalities in children with learning and behavior problems
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 33:147-63. 2002
    ..Finally, regression analyses revealed that in particular YSR social problems was a better predictor of most threat perception abnormalities than YSR aggressive behavior. Implications of these findings are briefly discussed...
  32. ncbi request reprint The self-report version of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire: its psychometric properties in 8- to 13-year-old non-clinical children
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Br J Clin Psychol 43:437-48. 2004
    ..To examine the reliability and validity of the self-report version of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) in relatively young children...
  33. ncbi request reprint Anger and hostility in adolescents: relationships with self-reported attachment style and perceived parental rearing styles
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 57:257-64. 2004
    ..To examine relationships between self-reported attachment style and parental rearing behaviors, on the one hand, and anger/hostility, on the other hand, in a sample of nonclinical adolescents (N=441)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Correlates of the Gudjonsson Suggestibility Scale in delinquent adolescents
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Rep 94:264-6. 2004
    ..That is, lower memory and intelligence were associated with higher suggestibility. No significant correlations were found between suggestibility and other personality characteristics...
  35. ncbi request reprint A questionnaire for screening a broad range of DSM-defined anxiety disorder symptoms in clinically referred children and adolescents
    Peter Muris
    Deparrtment of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:813-20. 2004
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint How serious are common childhood fears? II. The parent's point of view
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 38:813-8. 2000
    ..In line with our previous study, results indicate that a sizable proportion of children (i.e. 17.6%) met the full criteria for specific phobia...
  37. ncbi request reprint Threat perception bias in nonreferred, socially anxious children
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Clin Child Psychol 29:348-59. 2000
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Screening for trauma in children and adolescents: the validity of the Traumatic Stress Disorder Scale of the screen for child anxiety related emotional disorders
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Clin Child Psychol 29:406-13. 2000
    ..Moreover, trauma group children more frequently fulfilled DSM-IV criteria for PTSD than did control children. The results of this study support the validity of the Traumatic Stress Disorder scale of the SCARED...
  39. ncbi request reprint Monitoring, trait anxiety, and panic disorder symptomatology in normal subjects
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 31:21-8. 2000
    ..As such misinterpretations are thought to play a crucial role in the etiology of panic disorder, the present findings do not support the idea that a monitoring coping style represents a risk factor for panic disorder...
  40. ncbi request reprint The stability of threat perception abnormalities and anxiety disorder symptoms in non-clinical children
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 34:251-65. 2004
    ..Implications for the role of threat perception distortions in the maintenance of anxiety complaints in children are briefly discussed...
  41. ncbi request reprint "Danger is lurking everywhere". the relation between anxiety and threat perception abnormalities in normal children
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology Maastricht University, Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 31:123-36. 2000
    ..Furthermore, depression was also connected with threat perception distortions. Even when controlling for anxiety levels, depression remained significantly related to threat frequency, threat ratings, and threat thresholds...
  42. ncbi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity in adolescents: factor structure and relationships to trait anxiety and symptoms of anxiety disorders and depression
    P Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 39:89-100. 2001
    ..Altogether these findings are in agreement with those of previous research in adult and child populations, and further support the notion that anxiety sensitivity should be viewed as an unique factor of anxiety vulnerability...
  43. ncbi request reprint Strengths and difficulties as correlates of attachment style in institutionalized and non-institutionalized children with below-average intellectual abilities
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 34:317-28. 2004
    ..Furthermore, within both groups of children, insecure attachment status was linked to higher levels of difficulties but lower levels of strengths...
  44. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical and less paradoxical effects of thought suppression: a critical review
    E Rassin
    Department of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 20:973-95. 2000
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  45. ncbi request reprint The structure of specific phobia symptoms among children and adolescents
    P Muris
    Department of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 37:863-8. 1999
    ..and that these subtypes are either intercorrelated or the product of a single higher order factor. This structure appeared to be largely invariant across genders and age groups...
  46. ncbi request reprint The Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders (SCARED) and traditional childhood anxiety measures
    P Muris
    Department of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 29:327-39. 1998
    ..Results indicate that SCARED scores are positively and in a theoretically meaningful way related to RCMAS and FSSC-R scores, and thus provide evidence for the concurrent validity of the SCARED...
  47. ncbi request reprint Suppression and ritualistic behaviour in normal participants
    E Rassin
    Department of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Br J Clin Psychol 38:195-201. 1999
    ..This study sought to investigate whether thought suppression is linked to these characteristics...
  48. ncbi request reprint Relationships between thought-action fusion, thought suppression and obsessive-compulsive symptoms: a structural equation modeling approach
    E Rassin
    Department of Psychology, Maastricht University, Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 38:889-97. 2000
    ..Results suggest that TAF triggers thought suppression, while thought suppression, in turn, promotes obsessive-compulsive symptoms...
  49. ncbi request reprint Psychopathological correlates of self-reported behavioural inhibition in normal children
    P Muris
    Department of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 37:575-84. 1999
    ..Moreover, children high on behavioural inhibition more frequently reported anxiety disorders symptoms in the subclinical range. These findings fit well with those of previous studies on behavioural inhibition...
  50. ncbi request reprint The thought-action fusion scale: further evidence for its reliability and validity
    E Rassin
    Department of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 39:537-44. 2001
    ..However, temporal consistency was somewhat disappointing. Also, the question remains whether TAF is specific to obsessive-compulsive disorder or taps more pervasive biases that play a role in a variety of disorders...
  51. ncbi request reprint Disgust sensitivity, trait anxiety and anxiety disorders symptoms in normal children
    P Muris
    Department of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 37:953-61. 1999
    ..Taken together, these findings cast doubts on the claim that disgust sensitivity is an unique and independent factor that contributes to a broad range of anxiety disorders...
  52. ncbi request reprint Worry in children is related to perceived parental rearing and attachment
    P Muris
    Department of Psychology, Maastricht University, Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 38:487-97. 2000
    ..These findings are consistent with the notion that family environment factors such as parental rearing and attachment style contribute to the severity of anxiety symptoms in children...
  53. ncbi request reprint Children's nighttime fears: parent-child ratings of frequency, content, origins, coping behaviors and severity
    P Muris
    Department of Psychology, Maastricht University, Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 39:13-28. 2001
    ..Most importantly, parents provided a marked underestimation of the frequency of nighttime fears, at least as reported by their children...
  54. ncbi request reprint Thought-action fusion as a causal factor in the development of intrusions
    E Rassin
    Department of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 37:231-7. 1999
    ..Thus, the current findings support the idea that thought-action fusion may contribute to the development of obsessive intrusions...
  55. ncbi request reprint Fears, worries, and scary dreams in 4- to 12-year-old children: their content, developmental pattern, and origins
    P Muris
    Department of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Clin Child Psychol 29:43-52. 2000
    ..An examination of the origins of these common anxiety phenomena showed that for fears and scary dreams, information was the most commonly reported pathway, whereas for worry, conditioning experiences were more prominent...
  56. ncbi request reprint Autobiographical memory and trauma in adolescents
    C Meesters
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 31:29-39. 2000
    ..Implications of the present findings for future research on trauma and autobiographical memory in children and adolescents are discussed...
  57. ncbi request reprint The causal link between self-reported trauma and dissociation: a critical review
    H Merckelbach
    Department of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 39:245-54. 2001
    ..Thus, the possibility that dissociation encourages self-reported traumatic experiences rather than vice versa merits investigation. While attractive, simple models in which trauma directly causes dissociation are unlikely to be true...
  58. ncbi request reprint Familial correlates of social anxiety in children and adolescents
    S M Bögels
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 39:273-87. 2001
    ..However, the lack of differences between socially anxious and clinical control children suggests that these variables do not form a specific pathway to social fears...
  59. ncbi request reprint Comorbid anxiety symptoms in children with pervasive developmental disorders
    P Muris
    Department of Psychology, Limburg University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 12:387-93. 1998
    ..1% of the children met the full criteria for at least one anxiety disorder. Furthermore, 72.7% of the children displayed ritualistic behaviors. Implications of the findings are discussed...
  60. ncbi request reprint Thought-action fusion and thought suppression in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    E Rassin
    Department of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 39:757-64. 2001
    ..As well, mean scores on the TAF and thought suppression measures dropped significantly from pre- to post-treatment, indicating that TAF and thought suppression are susceptible to change during psychotherapy...
  61. ncbi request reprint Traumatic memories, eye movements, phobia, and panic: a critical note on the proliferation of EMDR
    P Muris
    Department of Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 13:209-23. 1999
    ..There is little support for any of these three assumptions. Meanwhile, the expansion of the theoretical underpinnings of EMDR in the absence of a sound empirical basis casts doubts on the massive proliferation of this treatment method...
  62. ncbi request reprint Dutch version of the Pain Vigilance and Awareness Questionnaire: validity and reliability in a pain-free population
    J Roelofs
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 40:1081-90. 2002
    ..The results of this study can be regarded as a starting point for further validation of the PVAQ in clinical pain populations. Implications for future research and treatment interventions are discussed...
  63. ncbi request reprint Treating phobic children: effects of EMDR versus exposure
    P Muris
    Department of Psychology, Universiteit Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Consult Clin Psychol 66:193-8. 1998
    ..Furthermore, no evidence was found to suggest that EMDR potentiates the efficacy of a subsequent exposure in vivo treatment. Exposure in vivo remains the treatment of choice for childhood spider phobia...
  64. ncbi request reprint Traumatic intrusions as 'worse case scenario's'
    H Merckelbach
    Department of Psychology, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 36:1075-9. 1998
    ..These findings are well in line with the idea that intrusions are not necessarily veridical copies of traumatic events...
  65. ncbi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity in children of panic disorder patients
    N van Beek
    Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 35:315-24. 2005
    ..Anxiety sensitivity is not clearly manifest in children of parents with panic disorder and might be a developing vulnerability factor that may increase towards late adolescence or early adulthood...
  66. ncbi request reprint Handedness, symptom reporting, and accident susceptibility
    H Merckelbach
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Limburg University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychol 50:389-92. 1994
    ..Thus, the present findings do not support the hypothesis that left-handedness is accompanied by reduced physical fitness or accident proneness...
  67. ncbi request reprint Autobiographical memories become less vivid and emotional after eye movements
    M van den Hout
    Maastricht University, Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Br J Clin Psychol 40:121-30. 2001
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  68. ncbi request reprint The links between the Adolescent Dissociative Experiences Scale (A-DES), fantasy proneness, and anxiety symptoms
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:18-24. 2003
    ..e., generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and panic disorder) and fantasy proneness. Theoretical and practical implications of these findings are briefly discussed...
  69. ncbi request reprint On the measurement of rumination: a psychometric evaluation of the ruminative response scale and the rumination on sadness scale in undergraduates
    Jeffrey Roelofs
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 37:299-313. 2006
    ..More specifically, baseline depression was a strong predictor of future depression but this was particularly true for high ruminating individuals. Implications of the results and directions for future research are provided...
  70. ncbi request reprint Attention control in middle childhood: relations to psychopathological symptoms and threat perception distortions
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite T13 37, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 45:997-1010. 2007
    ..Finally, no evidence was found for the hypothesised mediating role of cognitive distortions on the relation between temperament factors and psychopathological symptoms...
  71. ncbi request reprint The assessment of anhedonia in clinical and non-clinical populations: further validation of the Snaith-Hamilton Pleasure Scale (SHAPS)
    Ingmar H A Franken
    Institute of Psychology Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 99:83-9. 2007
    ..In addition to this, it is an important clinical feature of schizophrenia and substance abuse disorders. Valid instruments to measure anhedonia are sparse...
  72. ncbi request reprint Social and family correlates of eating problems and muscle preoccupation in young adolescents
    Cor Meesters
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eat Behav 8:83-90. 2007
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  73. ncbi request reprint The modified Trait and State Food-Cravings Questionnaires: development and validation of a general index of food craving
    Ilse M T Nijs
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Woudestein T12 43, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Appetite 49:38-46. 2007
    ..Altogether, it can be concluded that the G-FCQ-T and G-FCQ-S are both reliable and valid measures of general trait-like and state-dependent food craving...
  74. ncbi request reprint Cognitive development and the interpretation of anxiety-related physical symptoms in 4-13-year-old non-clinical children
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 39:73-86. 2008
    ..Altogether, these findings are relevant for researchers who are interested in "physical symptoms-based" theories of childhood anxiety...
  75. pmc Personality and temperament correlates of pain catastrophizing in young adolescents
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 38:171-81. 2007
    ..Further, regression analyses demonstrated that only BIS and the temperamental traits of fear and perceptual sensitivity accounted for a unique proportion of the variance in adolescents' pain catastrophizing scores...
  76. ncbi request reprint Disgust sensitivity and psychopathological symptoms in non-clinical children
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite T13 37, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 39:133-46. 2008
    ..The possible role of disgust sensitivity in the aetiology of child psychopathology is discussed...
  77. ncbi request reprint Theory-of-mind, cognitive development, and children's interpretation of anxiety-related physical symptoms
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 45:2121-32. 2007
    ..e., emotional reasoning) was already prominent in 4-6-year-olds. The implications for physical symptom-based theories of childhood anxiety are briefly discussed...
  78. ncbi request reprint Self-reported reactive and regulative temperament in early adolescence: relations to internalizing and externalizing problem behavior and "Big Three" personality factors
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite T13 37, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Adolesc 30:1035-49. 2007
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  79. ncbi request reprint Nighttime fears of children and adolescents: frequency, content, severity, harm expectations, disclosure, and coping behaviours
    Jocelynne Gordon
    Faculty of Education, Monash University, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 45:2464-72. 2007
    ..Most respondents reported disclosing their nighttime fear(s) to another person. The clinical implications of these findings and the methodological limitations are discussed...
  80. ncbi request reprint Spider fear and covariation bias in children and adolescents
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite T13 37, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 45:2604-15. 2007
    ..Further developmental analyses indicated that this type of cognitive bias seems to be more consistently present among adolescents than among children...
  81. ncbi request reprint Content difference between normal and abnormal obsessions
    Eric Rassin
    Faculty of Social Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 45:2800-3. 2007
    ..In addition, the experience of clinical obsessions was more strongly associated with scores on a measure of OCD symptoms, than was the experience of normal obsessions...
  82. ncbi request reprint A dirty animal is a scary animal! Effects of disgust-related information on fear beliefs in children
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 46:137-44. 2008
    ..The other way around, cleanliness-related information decreased levels of disgust and resulted in lower levels of fear. The implications for the role of disgust in the development of animal fear are briefly discussed...
  83. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of two new parent-rating scales for measuring anxiety symptoms in young Dutch children
    Suzanne Broeren
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 22:949-58. 2008
    ..The utility of the PAS and the CMFWQ as a screening instrument for anxiety problems in preschoolers is briefly discussed...
  84. doi request reprint The feature-positive effect and hypochondriacal concerns
    Eric Rassin
    Faculty of Social Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 46:263-9. 2008
    ..As expected, a positive correlation between the FPE and hypochondriacal concerns was observed. Implications for cognitive-behavioural theory are discussed...
  85. ncbi request reprint Relation of attention control and school performance in normal children
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite, T13 37, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Percept Mot Skills 102:78-80. 2006
    ..Teachers provided a global rating of children's school performance. Analysis indicated that attention control correlated positively with school performance...
  86. ncbi request reprint Anxiety, depression, and judgments about the probability of future negative and positive events in children
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 20:252-61. 2006
    ..When controlling for concurrent anxiety symptoms, depression was no longer linked to probability estimates of negative events. Finally, depression symptoms were negatively related to probability ratings for future positive events...
  87. ncbi request reprint Defense styles, personality traits, and psychopathological symptoms in nonclinical adolescents
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:771-80. 2003
    ..Most importantly, regression analyses indicated that personality traits and defense styles both accounted for unique proportions of the variance in psychopathological symptoms...
  88. ncbi request reprint The Children's Somatization Inventory: further evidence for its reliability and validity in a pediatric and a community sample of Dutch children and adolescents
    Cor Meesters
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Psychol 28:413-22. 2003
    ..To examine the psychometric properties of the Children's Somatization Inventory (CSI) in the Netherlands...
  89. ncbi request reprint Providing parents with information before anaesthesia: what do they really want to know?
    Tirzah L Wisselo
    Department of Anaesthesia, University Hospital Maastrichet, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Paediatr Anaesth 14:299-307. 2004
    ..They frequently do not take into account the parent's coping style. Two common parental coping styles are information-seeking (monitoring) and information-avoiding (blunting)...
  90. ncbi request reprint Relations between parent- and teacher-reported behavioral inhibition and behavioral observations of this temperamental trait
    Anna M L van Brakel
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 33:579-89. 2004
    ..The BIS is found to be a brief and easy-to-administer instrument, which seems to provide a meaningful first impression of children's level of behavioral inhibition, and this is particularly true when using the parent version of the BIS...
  91. ncbi request reprint Children's somatization symptoms: correlations with trait anxiety, anxiety sensitivity, and learning experiences
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Rep 94:1269-75. 2004
    ..These results indicate that there might be common vulnerability factors in childhood anxiety and somatization symptoms...
  92. ncbi request reprint Anxiety, threat perception abnormalities, and emotional reasoning in nonclinical Dutch children
    Peter Muris
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 32:453-9. 2003
    ..e., emotional reasoning). Potential avenues for future studies on anxiety-related threat-perception distortions are briefly discussed...
  93. ncbi request reprint Attachment style and self-reported aggression
    Cor Meesters
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Psychol Rep 90:231-5. 2002
    ..e., avoidantly or ambivalently, attached by means of the Adult Attachment Questionnaire of Hazan and Shaver. In addition, the insecurely attached subjects had elevated anger and hostility compared to securely attached subjects...
  94. ncbi request reprint Biological, psychological, and sociocultural correlates of body change strategies and eating problems in adolescent boys and girls
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eat Behav 6:11-22. 2005
    ..e., the tendency to compare one's body with that of others), partially or fully mediated the influence of some predictor variables...
  95. ncbi request reprint Emotional reasoning and parent-based reasoning in normal children
    Mattijn Morren
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 35:3-20. 2004
    ..High levels of anxiety and depression were significantly associated with the tendency to rely on anxiety-response information, but only in the case of safety scripts...
  96. ncbi request reprint An experimental study of spider-related covariation bias in 8- to 13-year-old children
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Suite J5 31, P O Box 1738, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 35:185-201. 2005
    ..Various methodological and theoretical explanations for this null finding are discussed...
  97. ncbi request reprint Cognitive self-consciousness and meta-worry and their relations to symptoms of worry and obsessional thoughts
    Gwendolijn Olivia de Bruin
    Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Rep 96:222-4. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that meta-worry is more important for understanding excessive, intrusive thought patterns than the mere tendency to monitor one's thoughts...
  98. ncbi request reprint Spider phobia interaction of disgust and perceived likelihood of involuntary physical contact
    Peter J de Jong
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 16:51-65. 2002
    ..All in all, the present findings strongly support the idea that spider phobia essentially reflects a fear of physical contact with a disgusting stimulus...
  99. ncbi request reprint Fear-relevant change detection in spider-fearful and non-fearful participants
    Birgit Mayer
    Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 20:510-9. 2006
    ..Further, it was found that high-trait anxious participants did not detect more changes than low-trait anxious participants...
  100. ncbi request reprint Domains of childhood teasing and psychopathological symptoms in Dutch adolescents
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite J5 31, Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Rep 96:707-8. 2005
    ..Furthermore, some evidence indicated specific domains of teasing were associated with specific types of psychopathological symptoms...
  101. ncbi request reprint DSM-defined anxiety disorders symptoms in South African youths: Their assessment and relationship with perceived parental rearing behaviors
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Suite J5 31, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 44:883-96. 2006
    ..Finally, positive correlations were found between anxious rearing, overprotection, and rejection and anxiety symptoms. The clinical and research implications of these findings are briefly discussed...