Annemieke van Straten

Summary

Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint 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
  3. doi request reprint 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Stepped care vs. matched care for mood and anxiety disorders: a randomized trial in routine practice
    A van Straten
    Trimbos Institute, Utrecht and Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 113:468-76. 2006
  5. doi request reprint 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
  6. pmc Personality traits and health-related quality of life in patients with mood and anxiety disorders
    Annemieke van Straten
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty FPP, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 16:1-8. 2007
  7. pmc Effectiveness of a web-based self-help intervention for symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress: randomized controlled trial
    Annemieke van Straten
    FPP, Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 10:e7. 2008
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications62

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint 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...
  3. doi request reprint 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Stepped care vs. matched care for mood and anxiety disorders: a randomized trial in routine practice
    A van Straten
    Trimbos Institute, Utrecht and Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 113:468-76. 2006
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  5. doi request reprint 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...
  6. pmc Personality traits and health-related quality of life in patients with mood and anxiety disorders
    Annemieke van Straten
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty FPP, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 16:1-8. 2007
    ..Yet, surprisingly little attention has been paid to the determinants. In this paper we test the hypothesis that it is associated with personality traits while controlling for mental disorders...
  7. pmc Effectiveness of a web-based self-help intervention for symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress: randomized controlled trial
    Annemieke van Straten
    FPP, Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 10:e7. 2008
    ..We developed a new Web-based self-help intervention based on problem-solving therapy, which may be used for people with different types of comorbid problems: depression, anxiety, and work-related stress...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint 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...
  13. doi request reprint Depressive and anxiety disorders and the association with obesity, physical, and social activities
    Leonore M de Wit
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Depress Anxiety 27:1057-65. 2010
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  14. doi request reprint Effectiveness of guided self-help for depression and anxiety disorders in primary care: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial
    Wike Seekles
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 187:113-20. 2011
    ..But the lack of results could also be due to our selection of patients or to our selection of GPs (with interest in psychiatric disorders). Nonetheless the promising signals with respect to anxiety disorders warrant further research...
  15. pmc Guided online treatment in routine mental health care: an observational study on uptake, drop-out and effects
    Robin Kenter
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 13:43. 2013
    ..In this study we report on uptake, drop-out and effects of online problem solving treatment that was implemented in a mental health center...
  16. doi request reprint Internet-based screening for suicidal ideation in common mental disorders
    Esther Hemelrijk
    113Online, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crisis 33:215-21. 2012
    ..Research in the field of web-based interventions for common mental disorders, however, usually excludes participants with a suicidal risk, although a large proportion of participants might suffer from suicidal ideation...
  17. doi request reprint Are sedentary television watching and computer use behaviors associated with anxiety and depressive disorders?
    Leonore de Wit
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 186:239-43. 2011
    ..This study illustrates that sedentary behaviors occur more frequently among persons with a mental disorder, independent of general physical activity level...
  18. ncbi request reprint 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. pmc Stepped care targeting psychological distress in head and neck and lung cancer patients: a randomized clinical trial
    Anne Marie H Krebber
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 12:173. 2012
    ..A stepped care approach has the potential to improve the efficiency of psychosocial care. The aim of the study described herein is to evaluate efficacy of a stepped care strategy targeting psychological distress in cancer survivors...
  22. doi request reprint 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)...
  23. doi request reprint Online cognitive behavioral therapy and problem-solving therapy for depressive symptoms: Exploring mechanisms of change
    Lisanne Warmerdam
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 41:64-70. 2010
    ..Our findings suggest that regardless of the theoretical background to the therapy, the psychological processes necessary for symptom reduction seem to be comparable...
  24. doi request reprint Quick and easy self-rating of Generalized Anxiety Disorder: validity of the Dutch web-based GAD-7, GAD-2 and GAD-SI
    Tara Donker
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 188:58-64. 2011
    ..More research is needed to validate the GAD-SI 'Do you have trouble relaxing' to see if its screening properties approach those of the GAD-7...
  25. ncbi request reprint 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. doi request reprint Brief self-rated screening for depression on the Internet
    Tara Donker
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 122:253-9. 2010
    ....
  30. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint 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...
  32. doi request reprint 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...
  33. doi request reprint Psychological treatment of depression: results of a series of meta-analyses
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, and EMGO institute, The Netherlands
    Nord J Psychiatry 65:354-64. 2011
    ..In the past few decades, a considerable number of studies have examined the effects of psychotherapies for adult depression...
  34. pmc The effectiveness of a web-based self-help intervention to reduce suicidal thoughts: a randomized controlled trial
    Bregje A J van Spijker
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Education, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 11:25. 2010
    ..There is convincing evidence that self-help is effective for a number of mental disorders. In this study the effectiveness for suicidal thoughts is examined...
  35. 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...
  36. doi request reprint 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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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  39. pmc Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of web-based treatment for phobic outpatients on a waiting list for psychotherapy: protocol of a randomised controlled trial
    Robin N Kok
    Department of Clinical Psychology and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Faculty of Psychology and Education, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081, BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 12:131. 2012
    ....
  40. doi request reprint 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint 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...
  43. 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint 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...
  46. 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...
  47. doi request reprint Disability weights for suicidal thoughts and non-fatal suicide attempts
    Bregje A J van Spijker
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Education, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 134:341-7. 2011
    ..The aim of this study therefore is to estimate disability weights for suicidal thoughts and for mental distress involved in non-fatal suicide attempts...
  48. doi request reprint 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...
  49. doi request reprint 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...
  50. ncbi request reprint 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...
  51. doi request reprint 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...
  52. 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...
  53. pmc Reducing suicidal ideation: cost-effectiveness analysis of a randomized controlled trial of unguided web-based self-help
    Bregje A J van Spijker
    Department of Clinical Psychology and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Faculty of Psychology and Education, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 14:e141. 2012
    ..Suicidal ideation is highly prevalent, but often remains untreated. The Internet can be used to provide accessible interventions...
  54. ncbi request reprint 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...
  55. doi request reprint Ethnic differences and similarities in outpatient treatment for depression in the Netherlands
    Thijs Fassaert
    Amsterdam Municipal Health Service, Nieuwe Achtergracht 100, 1000 CE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatr Serv 61:690-7. 2010
    ..This study addressed ethnic differences in characteristics of outpatient treatment for depression in the Netherlands...
  56. ncbi request reprint 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...
  57. doi request reprint Psychotherapy for depression in adults: a meta-analysis of comparative outcome studies
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands P
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:909-22. 2008
    ..This study suggests that there are no large differences in efficacy between the major psychotherapies for mild to moderate depression...
  58. 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...
  59. doi request reprint Applying computerized adaptive testing to the CES-D scale: a simulation study
    Niels Smits
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 188:147-55. 2011
    ..It was concluded that CAT is a very fruitful way of improving the efficiency of the CES-D questionnaire. The discussion addresses the strengths and limitations of the application of CAT in mental health research...
  60. doi request reprint Predicting outcome of Internet-based treatment for depressive symptoms
    Lisanne Warmerdam
    a Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychother Res 23:559-67. 2013
    ..More research is needed with sufficient power to investigate predictors and moderators of response to reveal for whom Internet-based therapy is best suited. ..
  61. ncbi request reprint 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 request reprint 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
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