Jos F Brosschot

Summary

Affiliation: Leiden University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-emotional sensitization and somatic health complaints
    Jos F Brosschot
    Department of Psychology, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Scand J Psychol 43:113-21. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Expanding stress theory: prolonged activation and perseverative cognition
    Jos F Brosschot
    Division of Clinical and Health Psychology, Department of Psychology, Leiden University, 2300 RB Leiden, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:1043-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The perseverative cognition hypothesis: a review of worry, prolonged stress-related physiological activation, and health
    Jos 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Daily worry is related to low heart rate variability during waking and the subsequent nocturnal sleep period
    Jos F Brosschot
    Division of Clinical and Health Psychology, Department of Psychology, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Int J Psychophysiol 63:39-47. 2007
  5. doi request reprint The default response to uncertainty and the importance of perceived safety in anxiety and stress: An evolution-theoretical perspective
    Jos 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
  6. doi request reprint 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
  7. doi request reprint Markers of chronic stress: prolonged physiological activation and (un)conscious perseverative cognition
    Jos F Brosschot
    Clinical, Health and Neuropsychology Unit, Institute of Psychology, Leiden University, Wassenaarseweg 52, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 35:46-50. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Prolonged cardiac effects of momentary assessed stressful events and worry episodes
    Suzanne Pieper
    Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, 2300 RB Leiden, Netherlands
    Psychosom Med 72:570-7. 2010
  9. doi request reprint The effect of subliminal evaluative conditioning of cognitive self-schema and illness schema on pain tolerance
    Esther 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiac effects of momentary assessed worry episodes and stressful events
    Suzanne Pieper
    Department of Psychology, Leiden University, 2300 RB Leiden, Netherlands
    Psychosom Med 69:901-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-emotional sensitization and somatic health complaints
    Jos 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Expanding stress theory: prolonged activation and perseverative cognition
    Jos 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint The perseverative cognition hypothesis: a review of worry, prolonged stress-related physiological activation, and health
    Jos 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Daily worry is related to low heart rate variability during waking and the subsequent nocturnal sleep period
    Jos 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...
  5. doi request reprint The default response to uncertainty and the importance of perceived safety in anxiety and stress: An evolution-theoretical perspective
    Jos 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
    ....
  6. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Markers of chronic stress: prolonged physiological activation and (un)conscious perseverative cognition
    Jos 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...
  8. doi request reprint Prolonged cardiac effects of momentary assessed stressful events and worry episodes
    Suzanne 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...
  9. doi request reprint The effect of subliminal evaluative conditioning of cognitive self-schema and illness schema on pain tolerance
    Esther 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiac effects of momentary assessed worry episodes and stressful events
    Suzanne Pieper
    Department of Psychology, Leiden University, 2300 RB Leiden, Netherlands
    Psychosom Med 69:901-9. 2007
    ..e., during worry...
  11. doi request reprint Effects of explicit and implicit perseverative cognition on cardiac recovery after cognitive stress
    Bart 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...
  12. doi request reprint The effects of a positive health priming intervention on somatic complaints
    Esther 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...
  13. doi request reprint Effects of momentary assessed stressful events and worry episodes on somatic health complaints
    Bart 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint A sensitive body or a sensitive mind? Associations among somatic sensitization, cognitive sensitization, health worry, and subjective health complaints
    Bart 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...
  15. doi request reprint Decreasing pain tolerance outside of awareness
    Esther 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)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Heart rate response is longer after negative emotions than after positive emotions
    Jos 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...
  17. doi request reprint Interacting effects of worry and anxiety on attentional disengagement from threat
    Bart 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...
  18. doi request reprint The online version of the Dutch Penn State Worry Questionnaire: factor structure, predictive validity and reliability
    Bart 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint 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...
  21. doi request reprint Exposed to events that never happen: Generalized unsafety, the default stress response, and prolonged autonomic activity
    Jos F Brosschot
    Health, Medical and Neuropsychology Unit, Institute of Psychology, Leiden University, Wassenaarseweg 52, 2333AK Leiden, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev . 2016
    ....
  22. pmc Changing Mental Health and Positive Psychological Well-Being Using Ecological Momentary Interventions: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
    Anke 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...
  23. doi request reprint The effects of transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation on conditioned fear extinction in humans
    Andreas 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. ..
  24. pmc Prolonged Non-metabolic Heart Rate Variability Reduction as a Physiological Marker of Psychological Stress in Daily Life
    Bart 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."..
  25. pmc Gender differences in the impact of daily sadness on 24-h heart rate variability
    Bart 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. ..
  26. doi request reprint Cardiac reactivity to and recovery from acute stress: temporal associations with implicit anxiety
    Bart 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. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint Tryptophan depletion affects heart rate variability and impulsivity in remitted depressed patients with a history of suicidal ideation
    Linda 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...
  28. doi request reprint Reducing worry and subjective health complaints: A randomized trial of an internet-delivered worry postponement intervention
    Anke 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...
  29. doi request reprint Goal linking and everyday worries in clinical work stress: A daily diary study
    Bart Verkuil
    Clinical Psychology, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Br J Clin Psychol 54:378-90. 2015
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Toward a causal model of cardiovascular responses to stress and the development of cardiovascular disease
    Amy R Schwartz
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:22-35. 2003
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint 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 males
    Nancy 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint Psychosomatics and psychopathology: looking up and down from the brain
    Julian 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Stress is not associated with thyroid peroxidase autoantibodies in euthyroid women
    Thea 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...