P Cuijpers

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Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Preventing the incidence of new cases of mental disorders: a meta-analytic review
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:119-25. 2005
  2. ncbi Screening of depression in adolescents through the Internet : sensitivity and specificity of two screening questionnaires
    Pim Cuijpers
    Dept of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, 1081 BT, The Netherlands
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:32-8. 2008
  3. doi Preventing the onset of depressive disorders: a meta-analytic review of psychological interventions
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Psychiatry 165:1272-80. 2008
  4. pmc Differences in impact of long term caregiving for mentally ill older adults on the daily life of informal caregivers: a qualitative study
    Marian I Zegwaard
    Department of Psychiatry of the Elderly, Altrecht Mental Health Care, Oude Arnhemseweg 260, Zeist 3705 BK, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 13:103. 2013
  5. pmc The generalizability of psychotherapy efficacy trials in major depressive disorder: an analysis of the influence of patient selection in efficacy trials on symptom outcome in daily practice
    Rosalind van der Lem
    Department of Psychiatry, Leiden University Medical Center Rivierduinen, Albinusdreef 2, PO Box 9600, Leiden, RC, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 12:192. 2012
  6. pmc Prevention of anxiety disorders in primary care: a feasibility study
    Neeltje M Batelaan
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center and GGZ inGeest, AJ Ernststraat 1187, Amsterdam 1081 HL, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 12:206. 2012
  7. pmc The systematic activation method as a nursing intervention in depressed elderly: a protocol for a multi-centre cluster randomized trial
    Frans Clignet
    Department of Clinical Psychiatry, VU University, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 12:144. 2012
  8. doi The efficacy of non-directive supportive therapy for adult depression: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 32:280-91. 2012
  9. pmc Effectiveness of an online group course for adolescents and young adults with depressive symptoms: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Rianne A P van der Zanden
    Trimbos Institute, Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, Da Costakade 45, Postbox 725, 3500 AS, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Trials 12:196. 2011
  10. pmc Stepped care treatment for depression and anxiety in primary care. a randomized controlled trial
    Wike Seekles
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 12:171. 2011

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  1. ncbi Preventing the incidence of new cases of mental disorders: a meta-analytic review
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:119-25. 2005
    ..33), indicating a possible adverse effect. Prevention of new cases of mental disorders seems to be possible and may be an important way of reducing the enormous burden of these disorders...
  2. ncbi Screening of depression in adolescents through the Internet : sensitivity and specificity of two screening questionnaires
    Pim Cuijpers
    Dept of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, 1081 BT, The Netherlands
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:32-8. 2008
    ..48; specificity: 71.53), and for the CES-D it was 22 (sensitivity: 90.48; specificity: 74.31). We conclude that the MDI and CES-D are reliable and valid instruments that can be used for this screening...
  3. doi Preventing the onset of depressive disorders: a meta-analytic review of psychological interventions
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Psychiatry 165:1272-80. 2008
    ..A growing number of studies have tested the efficacy of preventive interventions in reducing the incidence of depressive disorders. Until now, no meta-analysis has integrated the results of these studies...
  4. pmc Differences in impact of long term caregiving for mentally ill older adults on the daily life of informal caregivers: a qualitative study
    Marian I Zegwaard
    Department of Psychiatry of the Elderly, Altrecht Mental Health Care, Oude Arnhemseweg 260, Zeist 3705 BK, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 13:103. 2013
    ..With this in mind, the aim of the study is to explore and understand differences in the impact of long-term caregiving on the quality of life of caregivers who look after older adults with severe mental illness...
  5. pmc The generalizability of psychotherapy efficacy trials in major depressive disorder: an analysis of the influence of patient selection in efficacy trials on symptom outcome in daily practice
    Rosalind van der Lem
    Department of Psychiatry, Leiden University Medical Center Rivierduinen, Albinusdreef 2, PO Box 9600, Leiden, RC, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 12:192. 2012
    ..We first explored which exclusion criteria are used in PETs. Second, we investigated the influence of commonly used exclusion criteria on symptom outcome in routine clinical practice...
  6. pmc Prevention of anxiety disorders in primary care: a feasibility study
    Neeltje M Batelaan
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center and GGZ inGeest, AJ Ernststraat 1187, Amsterdam 1081 HL, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 12:206. 2012
    ..This feasibility study, therefore, investigated participation rates of screening and preventive services for anxiety disorders in primary care, and explored reasons to refrain from screening...
  7. pmc The systematic activation method as a nursing intervention in depressed elderly: a protocol for a multi-centre cluster randomized trial
    Frans Clignet
    Department of Clinical Psychiatry, VU University, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 12:144. 2012
    ..The aim of study, described in the present proposal, is to examine the effects of BA when executed by nurses in an inpatient population of elderly persons with MDD...
  8. doi The efficacy of non-directive supportive therapy for adult depression: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 32:280-91. 2012
    ..1%. NDST has a considerable effect on symptoms of depression. Most of the effect of therapy for adult depression is realized by non-specific factors, and our results suggest that the contribution of specific effects is limited at best...
  9. pmc Effectiveness of an online group course for adolescents and young adults with depressive symptoms: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Rianne A P van der Zanden
    Trimbos Institute, Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, Da Costakade 45, Postbox 725, 3500 AS, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Trials 12:196. 2011
    ..Secondary research questions involve maintenance of effect at 6 months, mediators, and predictors of better outcomes...
  10. pmc Stepped care treatment for depression and anxiety in primary care. a randomized controlled trial
    Wike Seekles
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 12:171. 2011
    ..Depressive and anxiety disorders are common in general practice but not always treated adequately. Introducing stepped care might improve this. In this randomized trial we examined the effectiveness of such a stepped care model...
  11. pmc The effects of an Internet based self-help course for reducing panic symptoms--Don't Panic Online: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Wouter van Ballegooijen
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 12:75. 2011
    ..This study is a randomised controlled trial aimed to evaluate an Internet based self-help intervention for sub-clinical and mild PD compared to a waiting list control group...
  12. pmc Empowerment of personal injury victims through the internet: design of a randomized controlled trial
    Nieke A Elbers
    Department of Law, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 12:29. 2011
    ..We present the first study that aims to empower PI victims with respect to the negative impact of the claims settlement process by means of an internet intervention...
  13. pmc Implementation of Internet-based preventive interventions for depression and anxiety: role of support? The design of a randomized controlled trial
    Tara Donker
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Van der Boechorstraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 10:59. 2009
    ..Moreover, we will investigate which level of support by a coach is more effective compared to other levels of support...
  14. pmc A single blind randomized controlled trial of cognitive behavioural therapy in a help-seeking population with an At Risk Mental State for psychosis: the Dutch Early Detection and Intervention Evaluation (EDIE-NL) trial
    Judith Rietdijk
    VU University and EMGO Institute of Health and Care Research Amsterdam, Department of Clinical Psychology, Van der Boechorstraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 11:30. 2010
    ..A single blind randomised controlled trial compares CBT with treatment as usual in preventing or delaying the onset of psychosis...
  15. pmc Guided self-help on the Internet for Turkish migrants with depression: the design of a randomized controlled trial
    Burçin Unlü
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Van der Boechorstraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 11:101. 2010
    ..Seeking help through the Internet can overcome these barriers. This project aims to evaluate the effectiveness of a guided self-help problem-solving intervention for depressed Turkish migrants that is culturally adapted and web-based...
  16. pmc Prevention of depression and anxiety in adolescents: a randomized controlled trial testing the efficacy and mechanisms of Internet-based self-help problem-solving therapy
    Willemijn Hoek
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 10:93. 2009
    ..A secondary objective is to test potential mediating and moderating variables in order to gain insight into how the intervention works and for whom it works best...
  17. pmc Rationale and design of WEBCARE: a randomized, controlled, web-based behavioral intervention trial in cardioverter-defibrillator patients to reduce anxiety and device concerns and enhance quality of life
    Susanne S Pedersen
    CoRPS, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Trials 10:120. 2009
    ..We present the rationale and study design of the WEB-based distress management program for implantable CARdioverter dEfibrillator patients (WEBCARE) trial...
  18. pmc Preventing panic disorder: cost-effectiveness analysis alongside a pragmatic randomised trial
    Filip Smit
    Centre of Prevention and Early Intervention, Trimbos Institute Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 7:8. 2009
    ..In the light of our findings and given the burden of panic disorder, such a new trial is well worth the effort. TRIAL REGISTRATION: Current Controlled Trials ISRCTN33407455...
  19. pmc Effects and feasibility of a preventive intervention in sub-threshold and mild panic disorder: Results of a pilot study
    Peter Meulenbeek
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Res Notes 2:4. 2009
    ..Furthermore, the short version could be as effective as the long version...
  20. pmc Happiness and health behaviours in Chilean college students: a cross-sectional survey
    José A Piqueras
    Departament of Health Psychology, Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche, Elche, Spain
    BMC Public Health 11:443. 2011
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to examine the association between general happiness and these variables in a Latin American sample...
  21. pmc Depression and body mass index, a u-shaped association
    Leonore M de Wit
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 9:14. 2009
    ..The present study investigates if a nonlinear (U-shaped) trend is preferable over a linear trend to describe the relationship between BMI and depression, which means that both underweight and obesity are associated with depression...
  22. pmc Prevention of anxiety and depression in the age group of 75 years and over: a randomised controlled trial testing the feasibility and effectiveness of a generic stepped care programme among elderly community residents at high risk of developing anxiety an
    Nelleke van 't Veer-Tazelaar
    Department of General Practice, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 6:186. 2006
    ..In this randomised prevention trial for elderly, living in the community and suffering from subthreshold depression and anxiety, a stepped care programme was put together to be tested versus usual (GP) care...
  23. pmc The effectiveness of problem solving therapy in deprived South African communities: results from a pilot study
    Edith Van't Hof
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Psychiatry 11:156. 2011
    ..This pilot study evaluates the feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness of this PST program for CMD's in deprived communities around Cape Town...
  24. pmc Psychological treatment of depressive symptoms in Chinese elderly inpatients with significant medical comorbidity: a meta-analysis
    Bibing Dai
    Center for Ageing Psychology, Key Laboratory of Mental Health, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    BMC Psychiatry 11:92. 2011
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  25. pmc Disrupting the rhythm of depression using Mobile Cognitive Therapy for recurrent depression: randomized controlled trial design and protocol
    Claudi L H Bockting
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Groningen University, Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 11:12. 2011
    ..Given its high prevalence and the fact that interventions are necessary during the remitted phase, new approaches are needed to prevent relapse in depression...
  26. pmc Internet-based treatment for adults with depressive symptoms: the protocol of a randomized controlled trial
    Lisanne Warmerdam
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 7:72. 2007
    ..Other research questions concern the identification of potential mediators and the search for subgroups who respond differently to the interventions...
  27. pmc Web-based cognitive behavioural therapy (W-CBT) for diabetes patients with co-morbid depression: design of a randomised controlled trial
    Kim M P van Bastelaar
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 8:9. 2008
    ..This study seeks to test the effectiveness of a web-based self-help depression programme for people with diabetes and co-morbid depression...
  28. pmc The course of untreated anxiety and depression, and determinants of poor one-year outcome: a one-year cohort study
    Ilse Mj van Beljouw
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 10:86. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the one-year course of untreated anxiety and depression, and to determine predictors of a poor outcome...
  29. pmc Cognitive Behavioral Therapy versus Short Psychodynamic Supportive Psychotherapy in the outpatient treatment of depression: a randomized controlled trial
    Ellen Driessen
    Depression Research Group, JellinekMentrum Mental Health Care, Overschiestraat 65, 1062 XD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 7:58. 2007
    ..This article outlines the study protocol. The results of the study, which is being currently carried out, will be presented as soon as they are available...
  30. pmc Measurement invariance of the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) among Chinese and Dutch elderly
    Baoshan Zhang
    Center on Aging Psychology, Key Laboratory of Mental Health, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:74. 2011
    ..The purposes of this study were to examine the factorial structure of the CES-D, and test its measurement invariance across two different national elderly populations...
  31. pmc Psychoeducation for depression, anxiety and psychological distress: a meta-analysis
    Tara Donker
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Van der Boechorstraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med 7:79. 2009
    ..There are no published meta-analyses of the effectiveness of passive psychoeducation in reducing symptoms of depression, anxiety or psychological distress...
  32. pmc Cost-utility of a visiting service for older widowed individuals: randomised trial
    Simone Onrust
    Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction Trimbos instituut, P, O, Box 725, 3500 AS, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:128. 2008
    ..Despite a growing understanding of the effectiveness of bereavement interventions and the groups that benefit most from them, we know little about the cost-effectiveness of bereavement interventions...
  33. pmc Stepped care for depression and anxiety: from primary care to specialized mental health care: a randomised controlled trial testing the effectiveness of a stepped care program among primary care patients with mood or anxiety disorders
    Wike Seekles
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:90. 2009
    ..A stepped care program is characterized by different treatment steps that are arranged in order of increasing intensity...
  34. pmc Distress and quality of life after autologous stem cell transplantation: a randomized clinical trial to evaluate the outcome of a web-based stepped care intervention
    Annemarie M J Braamse
    Department of Psychiatry and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 10:361. 2010
    ..The aim is to evaluate the outcome of stepped care for psychological distress on functional status and other aspects of quality of life in patients with hematological malignancy treated with autologous stem cell transplantation...
  35. ncbi [Subclinical depression: a clinically relevant condition?]
    P Cuijpers
    Afdeling Klinische Psychologie, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 50:519-28. 2008
    ..Subclinical depression is a condition in which a person has depressive symptoms but does not meet the criteria for a depressive disorder...
  36. pmc Psychological treatment of depression in primary care: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 59:e51-60. 2009
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  37. doi Screening for mood and anxiety disorders with the five-item, the three-item, and the two-item Mental Health Inventory
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 168:250-5. 2009
    ....
  38. doi Self-help therapy for insomnia: a meta-analysis
    Annemieke van Straten
    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, FPP, Department of Clinical Psychology, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sleep Med Rev 13:61-71. 2009
    ..Only a minority of patients are treated with effective non-pharmacological therapies. A self-help intervention might offer an inexpensive and more accessible alternative to face-to-face treatment...
  39. doi Characteristics of effective psychological treatments of depression: a metaregression analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychother Res 18:225-36. 2008
    ....
  40. ncbi Are psychological and pharmacologic interventions equally effective in the treatment of adult depressive disorders? A meta-analysis of comparative studies
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1675-85; quiz 1839-41. 2008
    ..Whether both types of intervention are equally effective has not been established definitively...
  41. doi Is psychotherapy for depression equally effective in younger and older adults? A meta-regression analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:16-24. 2009
    ..Whether these psychotherapies are equally effective in younger and older age groups has not been examined in meta-analytic research...
  42. doi Psychotherapy versus the combination of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy in the treatment of depression: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Depress Anxiety 26:279-88. 2009
    ..Although several studies have examined the relative effects of psychological and combined treatments, this has not been studied satisfactorily in recent statistical meta-analyses...
  43. doi Psychoeducational treatment and prevention of depression: the "Coping with Depression" course thirty years later
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 29:449-58. 2009
    ..The CWD has contributed considerably to the development and innovation of prevention and treatment of depression in many target populations...
  44. doi The effects of psychotherapy for adult depression are overestimated: a meta-analysis of study quality and effect size
    P Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 40:211-23. 2010
    ..No meta-analytical study has examined whether the quality of the studies examining psychotherapy for adult depression is associated with the effect sizes found. This study assesses this association...
  45. ncbi [Psychological treatment of depression; a systematic review of meta-analyses]
    P Cuijpers
    Vrije Universiteit, afd Klinische Psychologie, Van der Boechorststraat, BT Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1892-7. 2005
    ..To provide a review of the meta-analyses of the efficacy of psychological treatment of patients with a depressive disorder...
  46. pmc The patient perspective in research on major depression
    Pim Cuijpers
    EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam and VU University Medical Center, Department of Clinical Psychology Van der Boechorststraat 11081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 11:89. 2011
    ....
  47. doi Psychological treatment of depression in inpatients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 31:353-60. 2011
    ..More high-quality research is needed to verify these results...
  48. pmc Interpersonal psychotherapy for depression: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Psychiatry 168:581-92. 2011
    ..Numerous practice guidelines have recommended IPT as a treatment of choice for unipolar depressive disorders. The authors conducted a meta-analysis to integrate research on the effects of IPT...
  49. doi Economic costs of neuroticism: a population-based study
    Pim Cuijpers
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University and VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:1086-93. 2010
    ..However, most research has focused on the association between neuroticism and a single specific disorder or health outcome, and the overall effect of neuroticism on use of somatic and mental health care and on society is not clear...
  50. doi Self-reported versus clinician-rated symptoms of depression as outcome measures in psychotherapy research on depression: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:768-78. 2010
    ..Different symptoms may be more suitable for self-report or ratings by clinicians and in clinical trials it is probably best to include both...
  51. pmc Recruiting participants for interventions to prevent the onset of depressive disorders: possible ways to increase participation rates
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:181. 2010
    ..Although indicated prevention of depression is available for about 80% of the Dutch population at little or no cost, only a small proportion of those with subthreshold depression make use of these services...
  52. doi Is guided self-help as effective as face-to-face psychotherapy for depression and anxiety disorders? A systematic review and meta-analysis of comparative outcome studies
    P Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 40:1943-57. 2010
    ..A systematic search in bibliographical databases (PubMed, PsycINFO, EMBASE, Cochrane) resulted in 21 studies with 810 participants...
  53. doi Efficacy of cognitive-behavioural therapy and other psychological treatments for adult depression: meta-analytic study of publication bias
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 196:173-8. 2010
    ..It is not clear whether the effects of cognitive-behavioural therapy and other psychotherapies have been overestimated because of publication bias...
  54. doi Computer-aided psychotherapy for anxiety disorders: a meta-analytic review
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cogn Behav Ther 38:66-82. 2009
    ..Because CP as a whole was as effective as face-to-face psychotherapy, certain forms of CP deserve to be integrated into routine practice...
  55. doi Continuous and dichotomous outcomes in studies of psychotherapy for adult depression: a meta-analytic comparison
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 126:349-57. 2010
    ..Although it is possible to convert the two types of outcomes to each other, it has not been tested whether this results in systematic differences...
  56. pmc Prevention: an achievable goal in personalized medicine
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 11:447-54. 2009
    ..Finally, this paper will show how other statistics, such as the exposure rate, the attributable fraction, and the number needed to treat can help in identifying the most optimal target groups for preventive interventions...
  57. doi The contribution of active medication to combined treatments of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy for adult depression: a meta-analysis
    P Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 121:415-23. 2010
    ..This paper examines the contribution of active medication to combined psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy treatments...
  58. doi Adding psychotherapy to pharmacotherapy in the treatment of depressive disorders in adults: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:1219-29. 2009
    ..However, earlier meta-analyses in this field have included only a limited number of available studies and did not conduct extended subgroup analyses to examine possible sources of heterogeneity...
  59. doi Psychotherapy for chronic major depression and dysthymia: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:51-62. 2010
    ..We conclude that psychotherapy is effective in the treatment of chronic depression and dysthymia but probably not as effective as pharmacotherapy (particularly the SSRIs)...
  60. pmc Self-guided psychological treatment for depressive symptoms: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e21274. 2011
    ..The results and sizes of these trials have been mixed. This is the first quantitative meta-analysis, aimed at organizing and evaluating the literature, and estimating effect size...
  61. ncbi Psychological treatment of postpartum depression: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychol 64:103-18. 2008
    ..58). No definite conclusions can be drawn about the longer term effects. Too few studies were available to draw conclusions about the relative effects of psychological treatments compared to pharmacological and other treatments...
  62. ncbi Subthreshold depression as a risk indicator for major depressive disorder: a systematic review of prospective studies
    P Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 109:325-31. 2004
    ....
  63. pmc Internet-administered cognitive behavior therapy for health problems: a systematic review
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Behav Med 31:169-77. 2008
    ..The Internet will most likely assume a major role in the future delivery of cognitive-behavioral interventions to patients with health problems...
  64. ncbi Behavioral activation treatments of depression: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 27:318-26. 2007
    ....
  65. ncbi Problem solving therapies for depression: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Psychiatry 22:9-15. 2007
    ..In the past decades, the effects of problem-solving therapy (PST) for depression have been examined in several randomized controlled studies. However, until now no meta-analysis has tried to integrate the results of these studies...
  66. ncbi Self-help interventions for anxiety disorders: an overview
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 9:284-90. 2007
    ..However, several research questions need to be answered before broad-scale dissemination is possible. The Internet will continue to play a prominent role in the further development of this field of research and clinical practice...
  67. ncbi Psychological treatments of subthreshold depression: a meta-analytic review
    P Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 115:434-41. 2007
    ..Psychological treatments for subthreshold depression may be able to reduce depressive symptomatology and prevent the onset of major depression...
  68. ncbi Economic costs of minor depression: a population-based study
    P Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 115:229-36. 2007
    ..Although the clinical relevance of minor depression has been demonstrated in many studies, the economic costs are not well explored. In this study, we examine the economic costs of minor depression...
  69. pmc Sensitivity and specificity of the Major Depression Inventory in outpatients
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 7:39. 2007
    ....
  70. ncbi Smoking is associated with first-ever incidence of mental disorders: a prospective population-based study
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Addiction 102:1303-9. 2007
    ..The current study is aimed at examining whether smoking is associated with first-ever incidence of mental disorders...
  71. ncbi Predicting the onset of major depressive disorder and dysthymia in older adults with subthreshold depression: a community based study
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:811-8. 2006
    ..An important research question for this research area is which subjects with subthreshold depression will develop a full-blown depressive disorder and which will not...
  72. ncbi Psychological treatment of late-life depression: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:1139-49. 2006
    ..However, these earlier meta-analyses also included non-randomized studies, and did not include newer high-quality randomized controlled trials...
  73. ncbi Predicting the onset of major depression in subjects with subthreshold depression in primary care: a prospective study
    P Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 111:133-8. 2005
    ..That subjects with subthreshold depression have an increased probability of developing major depression has been confirmed by many studies. However, the factors which may predict the onset of major depression have yet to be fully examined...
  74. ncbi Personality traits of patients with mood and anxiety disorders
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 133:229-37. 2005
    ..The main conclusion is that personality traits appear to be associated with comorbidity and less so with any specific disorder...
  75. pmc Psychological treatment of depression: a meta-analytic database of randomized studies
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 8:36. 2008
    ..The database can be accessed freely through the Internet...
  76. ncbi Outcome of cognitive behaviour therapy for minor depression in routine practice
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Psychother 78:179-88. 2005
    ....
  77. ncbi Depressive disorders in caregivers of dementia patients: a systematic review
    P Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Aging Ment Health 9:325-30. 2005
    ..48). This study made it clear that prevalence and incidence of depressive disorders are increased in caregivers of dementia patients. More research is clearly needed in this population...
  78. ncbi Examining differential effects of psychological treatment of depressive disorder: an application of trajectory analyses
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 89:137-46. 2005
    ..Modern techniques for longitudinal data analysis can be helpful in examining differential effects of psychological interventions on specific subpopulations of patients...
  79. ncbi Screening and early psychological intervention for depression in schools : systematic review and meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Dept of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 15:300-7. 2006
    ..More research on the (negative) effects of these interventions is needed...
  80. ncbi Increased mortality in depressive disorders: a review
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat, The Netherlands
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 6:430-7. 2004
    ..We will summarize the evidence supporting these mechanisms, and propose options for possible interventions aimed at reducing the increased risk of dying...
  81. ncbi When children of problem drinkers grow old: does the increased risk of mental disorders persist?
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Addict Behav 31:2284-91. 2006
    ..It was already known that parental problem drinking results in mental health problems in children. We found clear indications that these problems do not disappear when these children grow old...
  82. ncbi The effects on mortality of brief interventions for problem drinking: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Addiction 99:839-45. 2004
    ..Brief interventions for problem drinking may result in decreased mortality rates. Long-term follow-up studies of brief interventions do not produce a clear answer to the question as to whether these interventions reduce mortality or not...
  83. ncbi Actions taken to cope with depressed mood: the role of personality traits
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Aging Ment Health 11:457-63. 2007
    ..People scoring high on openness considered many of the actions to be helpful. We conclude that actions taken to cope with depression and their helpfulness differ considerably for subjects with differing personality traits...
  84. doi Incidence of social phobia and identification of its risk indicators: a model for prevention
    C Acarturk
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 119:62-70. 2009
    ..This study seeks to examine the incidence of social phobia in the general population and to establish a number of risk indicators...
  85. doi Economic costs of social phobia: a population-based study
    C Acarturk
    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Dept Clinical Psychology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 115:421-9. 2009
    ..Information about the economic costs of social phobia is scant. In this study, we examine the economic costs of social phobia and subthreshold social phobia...
  86. doi Stepped-care prevention of anxiety and depression in late life: a randomized controlled trial
    Petronella J van't Veer-Tazelaar
    Department of General Practice, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:297-304. 2009
    ..Given the public health significance of late-life depression and anxiety, and the limited capacity of treatment, there is an urgent need to develop effective strategies to prevent these disorders...
  87. doi Personality and perceived need for mental health care among primary care patients
    W M Seekles
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 136:666-74. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to examine whether personality traits are also related to patients' perceived need for (specific types of) mental health care...
  88. doi Psychological treatment of anxiety in primary care: a meta-analysis
    W Seekles
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 43:351-61. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness of psychological therapies in primary care for anxiety disorders...
  89. doi Social phobia and number of social fears, and their association with comorbidity, health-related quality of life and help seeking: a population-based study
    C Acarturk
    FPP, Dept Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:273-9. 2008
    ..Community based data were used to examine the association between social phobia and comorbidity, quality of life and service utilization. In addition, the correlations of the number of social fears with these domains were studied...
  90. doi Predictors of health-related quality of life in patients treated with auto- and allo-SCT for hematological malignancies
    A M J Braamse
    Department of Psychiatry and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Bone Marrow Transplant 47:757-69. 2012
    ..The results of this review may help transplant teams in selecting patients at risk for experiencing a diminished health-related QOL following hematopoietic SCT. Follow-up treatment can be provided in order to promote QOL...
  91. doi Psychological treatment of social anxiety disorder: a meta-analysis
    C Acarturk
    Vrije Universiteit University Amsterdam, Department of Clinical Psychology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 39:241-54. 2009
    ..However, these earlier meta-analyses also included non-randomized studies, and there are many featured studies in this area which were published after the recent meta-analysis...
  92. doi Prenatal smoking and internalizing and externalizing problems in children studied from childhood to late adolescence
    Janka Ashford
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:779-87. 2008
    ..To study whether prenatal smoking only relates to externalizing problems or whether it is associated with both internalizing and externalizing problems from childhood into late adolescence...
  93. doi Cognitive mediation of panic reduction during an early intervention for panic
    P Meulenbeek
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 122:20-9. 2010
    ..This study investigated cognitive mediation of improvement in panic disorder (PD) symptomatology during and after an early intervention for panic symptoms in subthreshold and mild PD...
  94. doi Using decision theory to derive optimal cut-off scores of screening instruments: an illustration explicating costs and benefits of mental health screening
    Niels Smits
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 16:219-29. 2007
    ..As in these four situations different costs are encountered, different optimal cut-off points were found...
  95. ncbi Stepped care for depression in primary care: what should be offered and how?
    Annemieke van Straten
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Med J Aust 192:S36-9. 2010
    ..Effects of web-based guided self-help could be enhanced by incorporating them in a stepped-care model...
  96. doi Depression and obesity: a meta-analysis of community-based studies
    Leonore de Wit
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 178:230-5. 2010
    ..Further research should focus on underlying factors and examine causal pathways between depression and obesity...
  97. pmc A brief Web-based screening questionnaire for common mental disorders: development and validation
    Tara Donker
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 11:e19. 2009
    ..This need can be met by using brief online screening questionnaires, which can also be quickly used to screen patients prior to consultation with a GP...
  98. doi Psychological treatment of depressive symptoms in patients with medical disorders: a meta-analysis
    Annemieke van Straten
    Department of Clinical Psychology and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 69:23-32. 2010
    ..Yet, the effectiveness of psychological treatments in these patient populations has not been firmly established...
  99. doi Self-help treatment for insomnia through television and book: a randomized trial
    Annemieke van Straten
    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, FPP, Department of Clinical Psychology, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 74:29-34. 2009
    ..Recently, a Dutch educational broadcasting company developed a 6 week self-help course for insomnia, which consists of a book and television programmes. In this study we examined its effects...
  100. doi Change and stability in childhood clique membership, isolation from cliques, and associated child characteristics
    Miranda Witvliet
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 39:12-24. 2010
    ..Stable-isolates increased in externalizing behavior, whereas children who became part of a dyad or included in a clique showed a decrease in externalizing behavior...
  101. pmc Internet-based treatment for adults with depressive symptoms: randomized controlled trial
    Lisanne Warmerdam
    Dept Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, FPP, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 10:e44. 2008
    ..Depression can be treated effectively with Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), but a short intervention based on problem solving therapy (PST) could constitute a worthwhile alternative to CBT...