Peter J de Jong

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Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Implicit self-esteem and social anxiety: differential self-favouring effects in high and low anxious individuals
    Peter J de Jong
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 40:501-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Contamination vs. harm-relevant outcome expectancies and covariation bias in spider phobia
    Peter J de Jong
    Department of Developmental and Clinical Psychology, University of Groningen, Grote Kruisstraat 1 2, 9712 TS Groningen, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 45:1271-84. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Digestive and cardiovascular responses to core and animal-reminder disgust
    W J M van Overveld
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Biol Psychol 80:149-57. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Illusory correlation and social anxiety
    P J de Jong
    Department of Experimental Abnormal Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 36:1063-73. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Spider phobia interaction of disgust and perceived likelihood of involuntary physical contact
    Peter J de Jong
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 16:51-65. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Phobia-relevant illusory correlations: the role of phobic responsivity
    P J de Jong
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Maastrict University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Psychol 109:597-601. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint A reaction time paradigm to assess (implicit) complaint-specific dysfunctional beliefs
    P J de Jong
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 39:101-13. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Counterconditioning in the treatment of spider phobia: effects on disgust, fear and valence
    P J de Jong
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 38:1055-69. 2000
  9. doi request reprint Disgust and fear-related UCS-expectancy bias in blood-fearful individuals
    Mark van Overveld
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Psychother 17:100-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint An internet-based study on the relation between disgust sensitivity and emetophobia
    Mark van Overveld
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 22:524-31. 2008

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Implicit self-esteem and social anxiety: differential self-favouring effects in high and low anxious individuals
    Peter J de Jong
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 40:501-8. 2002
    ..Yet, rather than by low self-esteem per se, socially anxious people are characterised by a small discrepancy between esteem of self and others, and it may be this reduced tendency to self-favouring that is pivotal to social anxiety...
  2. ncbi request reprint Contamination vs. harm-relevant outcome expectancies and covariation bias in spider phobia
    Peter J de Jong
    Department of Developmental and Clinical Psychology, University of Groningen, Grote Kruisstraat 1 2, 9712 TS Groningen, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 45:1271-84. 2007
    ..The present findings add to the evidence that contamination ideation is critically involved in spider phobia...
  3. doi request reprint Digestive and cardiovascular responses to core and animal-reminder disgust
    W J M van Overveld
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Biol Psychol 80:149-57. 2009
    ..So, physiological reactivity appeared relatively independent of type of disgust elicitor which, in turn, may reflect a general hard-wired protective mechanism to prevent contamination with pathogens...
  4. ncbi request reprint Illusory correlation and social anxiety
    P J de Jong
    Department of Experimental Abnormal Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 36:1063-73. 1998
    ..This covariation bias was similar for men and women faces and independent of prior fear. The pattern of results is consistent with the idea that ICs arise from initial expectancies that survive extinction...
  5. ncbi request reprint Spider phobia interaction of disgust and perceived likelihood of involuntary physical contact
    Peter J de Jong
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 16:51-65. 2002
    ..All in all, the present findings strongly support the idea that spider phobia essentially reflects a fear of physical contact with a disgusting stimulus...
  6. ncbi request reprint Phobia-relevant illusory correlations: the role of phobic responsivity
    P J de Jong
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Maastrict University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Psychol 109:597-601. 2000
    ..This bias was similar for the placebo and alprazolam groups. Thus, the bias appeared to be due to preexisting phobogenic beliefs, whereas phobic responsivity played a negligible role...
  7. ncbi request reprint A reaction time paradigm to assess (implicit) complaint-specific dysfunctional beliefs
    P J de Jong
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 39:101-13. 2001
    ..Thus a modified IAT seems a useful and highly flexible tool to implicitly assess complaint-specific dysfunctional associations and may be a valuable addition to the usual (explicit) self-report measures of patients' beliefs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Counterconditioning in the treatment of spider phobia: effects on disgust, fear and valence
    P J de Jong
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 38:1055-69. 2000
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Disgust and fear-related UCS-expectancy bias in blood-fearful individuals
    Mark van Overveld
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Psychother 17:100-9. 2010
    ..This implicates that UCS-expectancy biases may be involved in the development and maintenance of blood phobia...
  10. ncbi request reprint An internet-based study on the relation between disgust sensitivity and emetophobia
    Mark van Overveld
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 22:524-31. 2008
    ..Most importantly, disgust sensitivity consistently was the best predictor of emetophobic complaints...
  11. doi request reprint Interpreting ambiguous health and bodily threat: are individual differences in pain-related vulnerability constructs associated with an on-line negative interpretation bias?
    Linda M G Vancleef
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 40:59-69. 2009
    ..Implications of the findings and recommendations for future research are discussed...
  12. doi request reprint Implicit measures of association in psychopathology research
    Anne Roefs
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Bull 137:149-93. 2011
    ..Weaknesses include (a) that findings were inconsistent for some disorders, raising doubts about the validity of the measures, and (b) that understanding of the concept "implicit" is incomplete...
  13. ncbi request reprint Differential UCS expectancy bias in spider fearful individuals: evidence toward an association between spiders and disgust-relevant outcomes
    Mark van Overveld
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 37:60-72. 2006
    ..These findings imply that in accordance with the disease-avoidance model, expectations of disgust-relevant consequences are involved in spider phobia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Disgust and disgust sensitivity in spider phobia: facial EMG in response to spider and oral disgust imagery
    Peter J de Jong
    Department of Medical, Clinical, and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 16:477-93. 2002
    ..was the single best predictor of elicited fear during spider imagery. Together. the available evidence converges to the conclusion that fear of contamination plays a pivotal role in the development of spider phobia...
  15. ncbi request reprint Understanding the role of injury/illness sensitivity and anxiety sensitivity in (automatic) pain processing: an examination using the extrinsic affective simon task
    Linda M G Vancleef
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Pain 8:563-72. 2007
    ..IS was found to be the single best predictor of the tendency to engage in health protecting behavior, whereas AS was the single best predictor of the reported use of health care services...
  16. doi request reprint Early emotional processing deficits in depersonalization: an exploration with event-related potentials in an undergraduate sample
    Conny W E M Quaedflieg
    Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 212:223-9. 2013
    ..This pattern suggests that difficulties in the discrimination between emotional and neutral stimuli relate to the feeling of unreality in depersonalization...
  17. ncbi request reprint How to change implicit drug use-related cognitions in prevention: a transdisciplinary integration of findings from experimental psychopathology, social cognition, memory, and experimental learning psychology
    Reinout W Wiers
    Faculty of Psychology, Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Subst Use Misuse 39:1625-84. 2004
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Not self-focused attention but negative beliefs affect poor social performance in social anxiety: an investigation of pathways in the social anxiety-social rejection relationship
    Marisol J Voncken
    Maastricht University, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Postbox 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 48:984-91. 2010
    ..Beliefs of being negatively evaluated seem to elicit changes in behavioral repertoire resulting in a poor social performance and subsequent rejection...
  19. doi request reprint Vaginismus: heightened harm avoidance and pain catastrophizing cognitions
    Charmaine Borg
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Experimental Psychopathology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Sex Med 9:558-67. 2012
    ..This process could impair genital and sexual responding, intensify pain and trigger avoidance, which in turn may contribute to the onset and persistence of symptoms in vaginismus and to certain extent also in dyspareunia...
  20. ncbi request reprint Implicit and explicit alcohol-related cognitions in heavy and light drinkers
    Reinout W Wiers
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:648-58. 2002
    ..Heavy drinkers' implicit arousal associations could reflect the sensitized psychomotor-activating response to drug cues, a motivational mechanism hypothesized to underlie the etiology of addictive behaviors...
  21. ncbi request reprint A pictorial version of the Extrinsic Affective Simon Task: sensitivity to generally affective and phobia-relevant stimuli in high and low spider fearful individuals
    Jorg Huijding
    Clinical and Developmental Psychology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Exp Psychol 52:289-95. 2005
    ..The pictorial EAST was sensitive to normatively valenced stimuli, tended to differentiate between high and low fearful individuals with respect to spider pictures, and showed independent predictive validity for avoidance behavior...
  22. ncbi request reprint An experimental study of spider-related covariation bias in 8- to 13-year-old children
    Peter Muris
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Suite J5 31, P O Box 1738, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 35:185-201. 2005
    ..Various methodological and theoretical explanations for this null finding are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Implicit and explicit attitudes toward smoking in a smoking and a nonsmoking setting
    Jorg Huijding
    Department of Clinical and Developmental Psychology, University of Groningen, Grote Kruisstraat 2 1, 9712 TS Groningen, The Netherlands
    Addict Behav 30:949-61. 2005
    ..In both settings, negative attitudes emerged, suggesting that global (implicit) attitudes may be a moderating rather than a driving factor in smoking behavior...
  24. ncbi request reprint Beyond fear and disgust: the role of (automatic) contamination-related associations in spider phobia
    Jorg Huijding
    Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Woudestein, T13 30, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 38:200-11. 2007
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Blood-injection-injury fears: harm- vs. disgust-relevant selective outcome associations
    Peter J de Jong
    Department of Developmental and Clinical Psychology, University of Groningen, Grote Kruisstraat 1 2, 9712 TS Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 38:263-74. 2007
    ..Covariation bias for blood-injury stimuli and aversive outcomes. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 35, 35-47] that people are generally liable to selectively associate BII-stimuli with aversive outcomes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Using the Extrinsic Affective Simon Test as a measure of implicit attitudes towards alcohol: relationship with drinking behavior and alcohol problems
    Peter J de Jong
    University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Addict Behav 32:881-7. 2007
    ..Importantly, positive automatic alcohol associations predicted unique variance of alcohol (mis)use and was the single best predictor of individuals' alcohol problems, underlining the idea that they do play a role in alcohol (mis)use...
  27. ncbi request reprint Specific predictive power of automatic spider-related affective associations for controllable and uncontrollable fear responses toward spiders
    Jorg Huijding
    Department of Clinical and Developmental Psychology, University of Groningen, P O Box 800, NL 9700 AV, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 44:161-76. 2006
    ..These results suggest that indirect measures of automatic associations may have specific predictive power for automatic fear responses...
  28. ncbi request reprint Automatic associations with the sensory aspects of smoking: positive in habitual smokers but negative in non-smokers
    Jorg Huijding
    Department of Clinical and Developmental Psychology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Addict Behav 31:182-6. 2006
    ..Together these findings are consistent with the idea that positive (automatic) attitudes are involved in smoking behavior and support the view that direct and indirect measures tap different cognitive motivational systems...
  29. ncbi request reprint Disgust domains in the prediction of contamination fear
    Bunmi O Olatunji
    Department of Psychology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    Behav Res Ther 42:93-104. 2004
    ..Clinical and research implications regarding the interrelationships between fear, disgust, and the fear of contamination are discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Vulnerability associations and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in soldiers deployed to Iraq
    Iris M Engelhard
    Clinical and Health Psychology, Utrecht University, P O Box 80140, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 45:2317-25. 2007
    ..This was no longer the case after controlling for neuroticism. The results suggest that strong implicit associations between the self and vulnerability are a consequence rather than a cause of PTSD symptoms...
  31. ncbi request reprint Do blushing phobics overestimate the undesirable communicative effects of their blushing?
    Peter J de Jong
    Department of Developmental and Clinical Psychology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 43:747-58. 2005
    ..However, this judgmental bias was not inflated by displaying a blush. Thus, the results provide no evidence to support the idea that fear of blushing is fuelled by a biased conception of its communicative effects...
  32. ncbi request reprint Detection of emotional expressions in rapidly changing facial displays in high- and low-socially anxious women
    Peter J de Jong
    Department of Clinical and Developmental Clinical Psychology, University of Groningen, Grote Kruisstraat 1 2, 9712 Groningen, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 45:1285-94. 2007
    ..amp; Douilliez, C. (2005). Social phobics do not misinterpret facial expression of emotion. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 43, 639-652]...
  33. ncbi request reprint The structural relation between disgust sensitivity and blood-injection-injury fears: a cross-cultural comparison of US and Dutch data
    Bunmi O Olatunji
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, 15 Parkman Street, ACC 812, Boston, 02114, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 37:16-29. 2006
    ..The clinical and research implications regarding the relationships between disgust and BII fears across cultures are discussed...