Jos F Brosschot
Affiliation: Leiden University
Country: The Netherlands
- Cognitive-emotional sensitization and somatic health complaintsJos F Brosschot
Department of Psychology, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Scand J Psychol 43:113-21. 2002..This view might not only help to clarify medically unexplained pain syndromes, but virtually every subjective complaint, both with and without recognized physiopathology...
- Expanding stress theory: prolonged activation and perseverative cognitionJos F Brosschot
Division of Clinical and Health Psychology, Department of Psychology, Leiden University, 2300 RB Leiden, The Netherlands
Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:1043-9. 2005..There are only a few studies that showed that anticipatory responses and slow recovery from stress predicted disease states...
- The perseverative cognition hypothesis: a review of worry, prolonged stress-related physiological activation, and healthJos F Brosschot
Division of Clinical and Health Psychology, Department of Psychology, Leiden University, P O Box 9555, 2300 RB Leiden, The Netherlands
J Psychosom Res 60:113-24. 2006..The findings yield preliminary support for our hypothesis, suggesting that perseverative cognition might act directly on somatic disease via enhance activation via the cardiovascular, immune, endocrine, and neurovisceral systems...
- Daily worry is related to low heart rate variability during waking and the subsequent nocturnal sleep periodJos F Brosschot
Division of Clinical and Health Psychology, Department of Psychology, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
Int J Psychophysiol 63:39-47. 2007..The results support the notion that worry, by prolonging CV activity, is a mediator of the CV risks of stress. They also imply a role for unconscious cognitive representation of stress...
- The default response to uncertainty and the importance of perceived safety in anxiety and stress: An evolution-theoretical perspectiveJos F Brosschot
Institute of Psychology, Leiden University, P O Box 9555, 2300 RB Leiden, The Netherlands Electronic address
J Anxiety Disord 41:22-34. 2016....
- Conscious and unconscious perseverative cognition: is a large part of prolonged physiological activity due to unconscious stress?Jos F Brosschot
Leiden University Institute for Psychological Research, The Netherlands
J Psychosom Res 69:407-16. 2010....
- Markers of chronic stress: prolonged physiological activation and (un)conscious perseverative cognitionJos F Brosschot
Clinical, Health and Neuropsychology Unit, Institute of Psychology, Leiden University, Wassenaarseweg 52, Leiden, The Netherlands
Neurosci Biobehav Rev 35:46-50. 2010..Thus, 'unconscious stress' research has the potential to become a new important area and may yield new important markers of chronic stress...
- Prolonged cardiac effects of momentary assessed stressful events and worry episodesSuzanne Pieper
Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, 2300 RB Leiden, Netherlands
Psychosom Med 72:570-7. 2010..Worry was expected to mediate at least part of the prolonged effects of stressors...
- The effect of subliminal evaluative conditioning of cognitive self-schema and illness schema on pain toleranceEsther E Meerman
Clinical, Health and Neuropsychology Unit, Institute of Psychology, Leiden University, P O Box 9555, 2300 RB, Leiden, The Netherlands
Int J Behav Med 20:627-35. 2013..Cognitive models explaining medically unexplained complaints propose that activating illness-related memory causes increased complaints such as pain. However, our previous studies showed conflicting support for this theory...
- Cardiac effects of momentary assessed worry episodes and stressful eventsSuzanne Pieper
Department of Psychology, Leiden University, 2300 RB Leiden, Netherlands
Psychosom Med 69:901-9. 2007..e., during worry...
- Effects of explicit and implicit perseverative cognition on cardiac recovery after cognitive stressBart Verkuil
Institute for Psychological Research, Clinical, Health and Neuropsychology Unit, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Int J Psychophysiol 74:220-8. 2009..These results provide evidence that delayed cardiac recovery is associated with trait as well as state PC, and suggest that brooding attenuates the HRV suppressing effect of high trait worry...
- The effects of a positive health priming intervention on somatic complaintsEsther E Meerman
Clinical, Health and Neuropsychology Unit, Institute for Psychological Research, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
Psychol Health 28:189-201. 2013..These findings seem to suggest that priming or other interventions directed at activating positive health memory might reduce health complaints, but only in certain subgroups...
- Effects of momentary assessed stressful events and worry episodes on somatic health complaintsBart Verkuil
Institute for Psychological Research, Clinical, Health and Neuropsychology Unit, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
Psychol Health 27:141-58. 2012..These findings support the perseverative cognition hypothesis proposing that the negative somatic health effects of stressful events are largely due to the worry; that is, to the prolonged cognitive representation of stressors...
- A sensitive body or a sensitive mind? Associations among somatic sensitization, cognitive sensitization, health worry, and subjective health complaintsBart Verkuil
Clinical, Health, and Neuropsychology Unit, Institute for Psychological Research, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
J Psychosom Res 63:673-81. 2007..We also examined whether health worry mediates the relationship between cognitive sensitization and SHCs and whether both levels of sensitization interact...
- Decreasing pain tolerance outside of awarenessEsther E Meerman
Clinical, Health, and Neuropsychology Unit, Institute of Psychology, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
J Psychosom Res 70:250-7. 2011..We tested whether activating illness-related memory without conscious awareness leads to decreased pain tolerance (PT)...
- Heart rate response is longer after negative emotions than after positive emotionsJos F Brosschot
Leiden University, Section Clinical and Health Psychology, P O Box 9555, 2300RB, Leiden, The Netherlands
Int J Psychophysiol 50:181-7. 2003..Perseverative cognition (worry, rumination) might be responsible for this prolonged activation...
- Interacting effects of worry and anxiety on attentional disengagement from threatBart Verkuil
Institute for Psychological Research, Leiden University, Netherlands
Behav Res Ther 47:146-52. 2009..The results seem to suggest that specific threat-related deficiencies in IOR may be a function of the co-occurrence of worry and anxiety...
- The online version of the Dutch Penn State Worry Questionnaire: factor structure, predictive validity and reliabilityBart Verkuil
Institute of Psychology, Leiden University, The Netherlands
J Anxiety Disord 26:844-8. 2012..These findings provide preliminary evidence that the online version of the PSWQ possesses psychometric properties that are similar to the paper-and-pencil version...
- Prolonged stress-related cardiovascular activation: Is there any?Suzanne Pieper
Division of Clinical and Health Psychology, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Ann Behav Med 30:91-103. 2005..This view is opposed to the conventional reactivity hypothesis that emphasizes responses during stressors...
- Capturing worry in daily life: are trait questionnaires sufficient?Bart Verkuil
Leiden University, Institute for Psychological Research, Clinical and Health Psychology Unit, Leiden, The Netherlands
Behav Res Ther 45:1835-44. 2007..Future studies of worry and its associated perseverative processes should consider using momentary assessments...
- Exposed to events that never happen: Generalized unsafety, the default stress response, and prolonged autonomic activityJos F Brosschot
Health, Medical and Neuropsychology Unit, Institute of Psychology, Leiden University, Wassenaarseweg 52, 2333AK Leiden, The Netherlands Electronic address
Neurosci Biobehav Rev . 2016....
- Changing Mental Health and Positive Psychological Well-Being Using Ecological Momentary Interventions: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysisAnke Versluis
Health, Medical and Neuropsychology Unit, Institute of Psychology, Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands
J Med Internet Res 18:e152. 2016..Mental health problems are highly prevalent, and there is need for the self-management of (mental) health. Ecological momentary interventions (EMIs) can be used to deliver interventions in the daily life of individuals using mobile devices...
- The effects of transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation on conditioned fear extinction in humansAndreas M Burger
Institute of Psychology, Leiden University, Wassenaarseweg 52, 2333 AK Leiden, The Netherlands Electronic address
Neurobiol Learn Mem 132:49-56. 2016..These findings complement recent studies that suggest vagus nerve stimulation could be a promising tool to improve memory consolidation and fear extinction. ..
- Prolonged Non-metabolic Heart Rate Variability Reduction as a Physiological Marker of Psychological Stress in Daily LifeBart Verkuil
Clinical Psychology and the Leiden Institute of Brain and Cognition, Leiden University, Wassenaarseweg 52, 2333 AK, Leiden, The Netherlands
Ann Behav Med 50:704-714. 2016..Prolonged cardiac activity that exceeds metabolic needs can be detrimental for somatic health. Psychological stress could result in such "additional cardiac activity."..
- Gender differences in the impact of daily sadness on 24-h heart rate variabilityBart Verkuil
Institute of Psychology, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
Psychophysiology 52:1682-8. 2015..These findings suggest that researchers need to take gender differences into account when examining the relation between sadness, HRV, and cardiovascular problems. ..
- Cardiac reactivity to and recovery from acute stress: temporal associations with implicit anxietyBart Verkuil
Institute of Psychology, Leiden University, The Netherlands Electronic address
Int J Psychophysiol 92:85-91. 2014..These associations were independent of conscious anxiety. The implications of the results for a better understanding of excessive cardiac activity are discussed. ..
- Tryptophan depletion affects heart rate variability and impulsivity in remitted depressed patients with a history of suicidal ideationLinda Booij
Department of Psychology, Leiden University, Wassenaarseweg, Leiden, The Netherlands
Biol Psychiatry 60:507-14. 2006..The present study investigated whether experimental lowering of serotonin would decrease heart rate variability and increase impulsivity in remitted depressed patients, in particular in those patients with disturbed impulse control...
- Reducing worry and subjective health complaints: A randomized trial of an internet-delivered worry postponement interventionAnke Versluis
Health, Medical and Neuropsychology Unit, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Br J Health Psychol 21:318-35. 2016..As SHC and worry are prevalent and costly, we tested whether the intervention can be offered online to reduce these complaints in the general population...
- Goal linking and everyday worries in clinical work stress: A daily diary studyBart Verkuil
Clinical Psychology, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Br J Clin Psychol 54:378-90. 2015....
- Toward a causal model of cardiovascular responses to stress and the development of cardiovascular diseaseAmy R Schwartz
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Psychosom Med 65:22-35. 2003....
- Damned if you do, damned if you don't: the differential effect of expression and inhibition of anger on cardiovascular recovery in black and white malesNancy Dorr
College of St Rose, Albany, New York, USA
Int J Psychophysiol 66:125-34. 2007..These results are consistent with Hokanson's social learning theory of recovery from anger instigation and have important implications for research on emotion regulation and health...
- Psychosomatics and psychopathology: looking up and down from the brainJulian F Thayer
NIA GRC LPC, 5600 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:1050-8. 2005..Finally, we discuss supportive evidence from recent studies of the reflexive startle blink, attention and working memory, which shows that low HRV predicts hypervigilance and inefficient allocation of attentional and cognitive resources...
- Stress is not associated with thyroid peroxidase autoantibodies in euthyroid womenThea G A Strieder
Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Academical Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1105 AZ Amsterdam Zuidoost, The Netherlands
Brain Behav Immun 19:203-6. 2005..We used validated questionnaires to evaluate an association between TPO antibodies, an early marker for AITD, and self-reported stress...