Elke Smeets

Summary

Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Retrieval inhibition of trauma-related words in women reporting repressed or recovered memories of childhood sexual abuse
    Elke Geraerts
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 44:1129-36. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Long term consequences of suppression of intrusive anxious thoughts and repressive coping
    Elke Geraerts
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 44:1451-60. 2006
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Fantasy proneness, but not self-reported trauma is related to DRM performance of women reporting recovered memories of childhood sexual abuse
    Elke Geraerts
    Department of Neurocognition, University of Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Conscious Cogn 14:602-12. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Don't get the message: the effect of a warning text before visiting a proanorexia website
    Carolien Martijn
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Eat Disord 42:139-45. 2009

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Retrieval inhibition of trauma-related words in women reporting repressed or recovered memories of childhood sexual abuse
    Elke Geraerts
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 44:1129-36. 2006
    ..Additional analyses revealed that participants characterized by a repressive coping style did not display a superior retrieval inhibition mechanism for negative material...
  3. ncbi request reprint Long term consequences of suppression of intrusive anxious thoughts and repressive coping
    Elke Geraerts
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 44:1451-60. 2006
    ..Thus, our results demonstrate that repressive coping might be adaptive in the short run, but counterproductive in the long run...
  4. 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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  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Fantasy proneness, but not self-reported trauma is related to DRM performance of women reporting recovered memories of childhood sexual abuse
    Elke Geraerts
    Department of Neurocognition, University of Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Conscious Cogn 14:602-12. 2005
    ..Correlational analyses revealed that fantasy proneness, but not self-reported traumatic experiences and dissociative symptoms were related to false recall and false recognition...
  9. doi request reprint Don't get the message: the effect of a warning text before visiting a proanorexia website
    Carolien Martijn
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Eat Disord 42:139-45. 2009
    ..This study examined the effect of the placement of a warning text before visiting proanorexia websites on actual access of these websites...