Anne Roefs

Summary

Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Implicit and explicit attitudes toward high-fat foods in obesity
    Anne Roefs
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:517-21. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Looking good. BMI, attractiveness bias and visual attention
    Anne Roefs
    Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Appetite 51:552-5. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint At first sight: how do restrained eaters evaluate high-fat palatable foods?
    A Roefs
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Faculty of Psychology UNS 40, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Appetite 44:103-14. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Early associations with food in anorexia nervosa patients and obese people assessed in the affective priming paradigm
    A Roefs
    Faculty of Psychology UNS 40, Experimental Psychology FdP, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eat Behav 6:151-63. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of information about fat content on food consumption in overweight/obese and lean people
    Anne Roefs
    Faculty of Psychology UNS 40, Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Appetite 43:319-22. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Dietary restraint moderates the effects of food exposure on women's body and weight satisfaction
    Nicole Geschwind
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, South Limburg Mental Health and Teaching Network, EURON, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Appetite 51:735-8. 2008
  7. doi request reprint The role of food-cue exposure and negative affect in the experience of thought-shape fusion
    Jennifer S Coelho
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 41:409-17. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Early associations with palatable foods in overweight and obesity are not disinhibition related but restraint related
    Marieke Q Werrij
    Department of Work and Social Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 40:136-46. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Jolly fat or sad fat? Subtyping non-eating disordered overweight and obesity along an affect dimension
    Anita Jansen
    Maastricht University, Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Appetite 51:635-40. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Making implicit measures of associations with snack foods more negative through evaluative conditioning
    Herbert Lebens
    Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Eat Behav 12:249-53. 2011

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Implicit and explicit attitudes toward high-fat foods in obesity
    Anne Roefs
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:517-21. 2002
    ..Apparently, obese people like the taste of high-fat foods but not the fat content itself, not only on the explicit but also on the implicit level...
  2. doi request reprint Looking good. BMI, attractiveness bias and visual attention
    Anne Roefs
    Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Appetite 51:552-5. 2008
    ..This increasingly negative bias in visual attention for bodies may maintain and/or exacerbate body dissatisfaction...
  3. ncbi request reprint At first sight: how do restrained eaters evaluate high-fat palatable foods?
    A Roefs
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Faculty of Psychology UNS 40, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Appetite 44:103-14. 2005
    ..Restrained and unrestrained eaters may like high-fat palatable foods to the same extent, but may differ in their craving for these foods...
  4. ncbi request reprint Early associations with food in anorexia nervosa patients and obese people assessed in the affective priming paradigm
    A Roefs
    Faculty of Psychology UNS 40, Experimental Psychology FdP, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eat Behav 6:151-63. 2005
    ..Taken together, results suggest that food evaluations at a relatively automatic level are controlled by an interaction between participant characteristics, stimuli characteristics, and the specific context...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of information about fat content on food consumption in overweight/obese and lean people
    Anne Roefs
    Faculty of Psychology UNS 40, Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Appetite 43:319-22. 2004
    ..Unexpectedly, order (label high-fat first vs. label low-fat first) had a large effect on consumption...
  6. doi request reprint Dietary restraint moderates the effects of food exposure on women's body and weight satisfaction
    Nicole Geschwind
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, South Limburg Mental Health and Teaching Network, EURON, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Appetite 51:735-8. 2008
    ..Thus, the actual eating of food is not necessary for decreased body and weight satisfaction to occur, suggesting an exposure-induced activation of dysfunctional cognitions in restrained eaters...
  7. doi request reprint The role of food-cue exposure and negative affect in the experience of thought-shape fusion
    Jennifer S Coelho
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 41:409-17. 2010
    ..Overall, the studies suggest that negative affect is associated with a TSF-like experience, and that TSF is a phenomenon that is experienced (to at least some extent) by females in the general population...
  8. doi request reprint Early associations with palatable foods in overweight and obesity are not disinhibition related but restraint related
    Marieke Q Werrij
    Department of Work and Social Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 40:136-46. 2009
    ..Clearly, early associations with palatable high-fat food words are restraint related in both healthy weight and obese people...
  9. doi request reprint Jolly fat or sad fat? Subtyping non-eating disordered overweight and obesity along an affect dimension
    Anita Jansen
    Maastricht University, Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Appetite 51:635-40. 2008
    ..It is argued that obesity treatments should include therapeutic strategies that decrease body-related worrying and sad mood, particularly for the overweight/obese who are high in negative affect...
  10. doi request reprint Making implicit measures of associations with snack foods more negative through evaluative conditioning
    Herbert Lebens
    Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Eat Behav 12:249-53. 2011
    ..These results imply that this form of associative learning can produce shifts in implicit measures of food evaluations, though behavioural effects were absent...
  11. doi request reprint Fighting food temptations: the modulating effects of short-term cognitive reappraisal, suppression and up-regulation on mesocorticolimbic activity related to appetitive motivation
    Nicolette Siep
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 60:213-20. 2012
    ..e., ventral tegmental area and ventral striatum) compared to cognitive reappraisal. Overall, the results support the contention that appetitive motivation can be modulated by the application of short-term cognitive control strategies...
  12. doi request reprint Attentional bias for body and food in eating disorders: increased distraction, speeded detection, or both?
    Elke Smeets
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 46:229-38. 2008
    ..These results suggest that the mechanism underlying the biased attentional allocation of eating disorder patients varies, and is dependent upon the type of information they are presented with...
  13. doi request reprint Negative affect and cue-induced overeating in non-eating disordered obesity
    Anita Jansen
    Maastricht University, Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Appetite 51:556-62. 2008
    ..Being characterized by high negative affect makes it more difficult for the overweight/obese to resist temptations. Future studies into non-eating disordered obesity should consider the existence of these two subtypes...
  14. doi request reprint Can(not) take my eyes off it: attention bias for food in overweight participants
    Jessica Werthmann
    Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Psychol 30:561-9. 2011
    ..Specifically, it was tested whether attention allocation processes toward high-fat foods differ between overweight and normal weight individuals and whether selective attention biases for food cues are related to craving and food intake...
  15. doi request reprint Increasing body satisfaction of body concerned women through evaluative conditioning using social stimuli
    Carolien Martijn
    Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Psychol 29:514-20. 2010
    ..This study tested whether body satisfaction could be increased by means of evaluative conditioning...
  16. doi request reprint Guilty pleasures II: restrained eaters' implicit preferences for high, moderate and low-caloric food
    Katrijn Houben
    Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eat Behav 13:275-7. 2012
    ..Thus, restrained eaters show enhanced implicit preferences, not only for high caloric food, but for palatable food in general compared to unrestrained eaters...
  17. doi request reprint Feeling body dissatisfied after viewing thin-ideal pictures is mediated by self-activation
    Elke Smeets
    Maastricht University, Department of Clinical Psychological Science, The Netherlands
    Body Image 7:335-40. 2010
    ..In conclusion, exposure to fashion models only had a negative influence on women's self-evaluations when two conditions were met: (1) the participant was 'self-activated' and (2) the participant classified as a restrained eater...
  18. doi request reprint Guilty pleasures. Implicit preferences for high calorie food in restrained eating
    Katrijn Houben
    Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Appetite 55:18-24. 2010
    ..Thus, restrained eaters show stronger implicit liking for high calorie food compared to unrestrained eaters...
  19. doi request reprint Bias for the (un)attractive self: on the role of attention in causing body (dis)satisfaction
    Elke Smeets
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Psychol 30:360-7. 2011
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  20. doi request reprint Cognitions and emotions in eating disorders
    Nicolette Siep
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Curr Top Behav Neurosci 6:17-33. 2011
    ..Few preliminary studies suggest that an attention retraining and training in the cognitive modulation of food reward processing might be effective strategies to change body satisfaction, food cravings, and eating behavior...
  21. doi request reprint Food cue exposure and body image satisfaction: the moderating role of BMI and dietary restraint
    Anne Kathrin Fett
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, South Limburg Mental Health and Teaching Network, EURON, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Body Image 6:14-8. 2009
    ..Low-caloric food cues did not influence WS. Food cues had a nonsignificant trend effect on BS. Yet, only lean unrestrained participants experienced significantly more BS in response to food cue exposure...
  22. doi request reprint Eating behavior in response to food-cue exposure: examining the cue-reactivity and counteractive-control models
    Jennifer S Coelho
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:131-9. 2009
    ..The manner of food-cue presentation may be a critical factor in determining eating behavior. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)...
  23. doi request reprint Experimentally induced chocolate craving leads to an attentional bias in increased distraction but not in speeded detection
    Elke Smeets
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Appetite 53:370-5. 2009
    ..It is concluded that experimentally induced craving for chocolate causes a bias in, specifically the increased distraction component of attention in high trait chocolate cravers...
  24. doi request reprint Attention bias for food is independent of restraint in healthy weight individuals-An eye tracking study
    Jessica Werthmann
    Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Eat Behav 14:397-400. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the existence and nature of an attention bias for food cues in healthy-weight female restrained and unrestrained eaters, when matching the two groups on BMI...
  25. doi request reprint Evaluative conditioning makes slim models less desirable as standards for comparison and increases body satisfaction
    Carolien Martijn
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Health Psychol 32:433-8. 2013
    ..The present research tested whether an evaluative conditioning intervention makes thin-ideal models less enviable as standards for appearance-based social comparisons (Study 1), and increases body satisfaction (Study 2)...
  26. doi request reprint The proof of the pudding is in the eating: is the DEBQ-external eating scale a valid measure of external eating?
    Anita Jansen
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology and Neurosciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Eat Disord 44:164-8. 2011
    ..To test the construct validity and discriminative validity of the widely used Dutch Eating Behavior Questionnaire's (DEBQ) External Eating (EE) subscale...
  27. doi request reprint Food liking, food wanting, and sensory-specific satiety
    Remco C Havermans
    Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Appetite 52:222-5. 2009
    ..Furthermore, they showed less motivation (i.e. wanting) to obtain more chocolate milk. It is concluded that sensory-specific satiety in humans reflects a decrease in both food liking and food wanting...
  28. doi request reprint Mirror exposure reduces body dissatisfaction and anxiety in obese adolescents: a pilot study
    Anita Jansen
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Appetite 51:214-7. 2008
    ..These results indicate that adding body exposure and neutral description of one's body to a weight reduction programme might be an effective way to increase body satisfaction in obese adolescents...
  29. doi request reprint Hunger is the best spice: an fMRI study of the effects of attention, hunger and calorie content on food reward processing in the amygdala and orbitofrontal cortex
    Nicolette Siep
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Brain Res 198:149-58. 2009
    ..Current findings indicate that research on how attention modulates food reward processing might prove especially insightful in the study of the neural substrates of healthy and pathological eating behaviour...
  30. doi request reprint Implicit measures of association in psychopathology research
    Anne Roefs
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Bull 137:149-93. 2011
    ..Weaknesses include (a) that findings were inconsistent for some disorders, raising doubts about the validity of the measures, and (b) that understanding of the concept "implicit" is incomplete...
  31. doi request reprint Control yourself or just eat what you like? Weight gain over a year is predicted by an interactive effect of response inhibition and implicit preference for snack foods
    Chantal Nederkoorn
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Psychol 29:389-93. 2010
    ..In the present longitudinal study, we therefore investigated the interplay of response inhibition and implicit preferences for snack foods in predicting weight gain...
  32. doi request reprint Body checking induces an attentional bias for body-related cues
    Elke Smeets
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Eat Disord 44:50-7. 2011
    ..However, this link has not been investigated in any systematic way. The present study examined the influence of body checking on attentional bias for body-related cues by manipulating body checking behaviors in nonclinical participants...
  33. doi request reprint Happy eating: the underestimated role of overeating in a positive mood
    Peggy Bongers
    Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, CPS, Department of Eating Disorders and Addiction, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Appetite 67:74-80. 2013
    ..The current findings underline the importance of positive emotions in emotional eating, and provide new insights on the relationship between eating and mood melioration...
  34. ncbi request reprint Impulsivity in obese women
    Chantal Nederkoorn
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Appetite 47:253-6. 2006
    ..The obese women appeared more impulsive on the last part of the behavioural task, but not on the self-report measures. Implications of the results are discussed...
  35. ncbi request reprint Amnesia, flashbacks, nightmares, and dissociation in aging concentration camp survivors
    Harald Merckelbach
    Department of Experimental Psychology and Faculty of Law, University of Maastricht, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 41:351-60. 2003
    ..At least for this group of aging survivors, it appears that the pathogenic potential of traumatic memories has more to do with their extremely aversive content than with a qualitatively different type of organization of these memories...
  36. ncbi request reprint The environment influences whether high-fat foods are associated with palatable or with unhealthy
    A Roefs
    Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 44:715-36. 2006
    ..For normal weight controls the effect was in the same direction, but missed significance. In our environment, palatability of food may be too salient, and health may not be salient enough, influencing automatic food-evaluations...
  37. doi request reprint Happy eating: The Single Target Implicit Association Test predicts overeating after positive emotions
    Peggy Bongers
    Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, CPS, Department of Eating Disorders and Addiction, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Eat Behav 14:348-55. 2013
    ..In addition, IAT-positive emotional eaters consumed more food than IAT-non-emotional eaters. No effects of the DEBQ on milkshake consumption were found. It is concluded that the ST-IAT has potential as a measure of emotional eating. ..
  38. doi request reprint Desire lies in the eyes: Attention bias for chocolate is related to craving and self-endorsed eating permission
    Jessica Werthmann
    Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Appetite 70:81-9. 2013
    ..53, p<.05). Thus, this study provides evidence that attention biases for food stimuli reflect inter-individual differences in eating motivation, - such as chronic chocolate craving, and self-endorsed eating permission. ..
  39. pmc Effectiveness, relapse prevention and mechanisms of change of cognitive therapy vs. interpersonal therapy for depression: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Lotte H J M Lemmens
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Trials 12:150. 2011
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Dissociative symptoms and amnesia in Dutch concentration camp survivors
    Harald Merckelbach
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Compr Psychiatry 44:65-9. 2003
    ..They also contradict the suggestion that amnesia is a common phenomenon in people who have been exposed to war atrocities...
  41. ncbi request reprint Effects of repeated retrieval of central and peripheral details in complex emotional slides
    Beatrijs J A Hauer
    Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Memory 15:435-49. 2007
    ..The data also extend previous studies in demonstrating that extensive retrieval can increase the number of commission errors...
  42. doi request reprint The interactive effect of hunger and impulsivity on food intake and purchase in a virtual supermarket
    C Nederkoorn
    Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:905-12. 2009
    ..Hunger, response inhibition and the purchase of food in a virtual supermarket were measured. The same interaction was found: impulsive participants bought most calories, especially from snack food, but only when feeling hungry...