P Muris

Summary

Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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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  11. 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...
  12. 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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  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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
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  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint The other side of malingering: supernormality
    M Cima
    Department of Psychology, Open University, Heerlen, The Netherlands
    Clin Neuropsychol 17:235-43. 2003
    ..e., sensitivity and specificity) showed that there is room for improvement. Nevertheless, our findings indicate that the SS might be a useful research tool for measuring denial of common symptoms...
  29. 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
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  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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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  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...