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The cost-utility of stepped-care algorithms according to depression guideline recommendations - Results of a state-transition model analysis.

J Affect Disord 2019 Jan 9;242:244-254. Epub 2018 Aug 9.

Department of Epidemiology, Unit Health Technology Assessment, University Medical Center Groningen, The University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

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January 2019

Chronic obsessive-compulsive disorder: prognostic factors.

Psychol Med 2018 Oct 9;48(13):2213-2222. Epub 2018 Jan 9.

Department of Psychiatry and EMGOInstitute,VU-University Medical Center, Academic Outpatient Clinic for Anxiety Disorders, GGZinGeest,Amsterdam,The Netherlands.

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October 2018

Long-Term and Short-Term Antidepressant Use in General Practice: Data from a Large Cohort in the Netherlands.

Psychother Psychosom 2017 3;86(6):362-369. Epub 2017 Nov 3.

Department of Psychiatry and Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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September 2018

Failure to Respond after Reinstatement of Antidepressant Medication: A Systematic Review.

Psychother Psychosom 2018 24;87(5):268-275. Epub 2018 Jul 24.

Department of Psychiatry, Amsterdam Public Health research institute, Amsterdam UMC, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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July 2018

The relationship between cognitions and symptoms in obsessive-compulsive disorder.

J Affect Disord 2018 01 30;225:495-502. Epub 2017 Aug 30.

Department of Psychology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.

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January 2018

The Prognostic Effect of Physical Health Complaints With New Cardiac Events and Mortality in Patients With a Myocardial Infarction.

Psychosomatics 2017 Mar - Apr;58(2):121-131. Epub 2016 Nov 5.

University Center for Psychiatry and Interdisciplinary Center Psychopathology and Emotion Regulation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

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November 2017

Risk of relapse after antidepressant discontinuation in anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder: systematic review and meta-analysis of relapse prevention trials.

BMJ 2017 Sep 13;358:j3927. Epub 2017 Sep 13.

Department of Psychiatry and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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September 2017

Indicators of patients with major depressive disorder in need of highly specialized care: A systematic review.

PLoS One 2017 8;12(2):e0171659. Epub 2017 Feb 8.

Institute of Health Policy & Management and Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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August 2017

Admixture analysis of age of onset in generalized anxiety disorder.

J Anxiety Disord 2017 Aug 10;50:47-51. Epub 2017 May 10.

Department of Psychiatry and EMGO(+), Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, and GGZ inGeest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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August 2017

Competence in chronic mental illness: the relevance of practical wisdom.

J Med Ethics 2017 Jun 10;43(6):374-378. Epub 2016 May 10.

Department of Law, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands.

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June 2017

Response to Crisp and Sullivan-Bissett.

J Med Ethics 2017 Jun 9;43(6):382-383. Epub 2016 Jun 9.

Department of Psychiatry, GGZ inGeest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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June 2017

Cost-effectiveness of interventions for treating anxiety disorders: A systematic review.

J Affect Disord 2017 03 13;210:1-13. Epub 2016 Dec 13.

Centre of Economic Evaluation, Trimbos Institute, Netherlands Institute for Mental Health and Addiction, Utrecht, The Netherlands; Department of Health Services Research, CAPHRI School of Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

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March 2017

Impact of Anxiety and/or Depressive Disorders and Chronic Somatic Diseases on disability and work impairment.

J Psychosom Res 2017 03 6;94:10-16. Epub 2017 Jan 6.

Department of Psychiatry, Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, VU University Medical Center and GGZ inGeest, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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March 2017

Feasibility and Outcome of a Brief Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Family Intervention for Patients with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Pilot Study.

Psychother Psychosom 2016 5;85(3):185-6. Epub 2016 Apr 5.

Institute, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam/GGZ inGeest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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December 2016

Anxiety, depression and autonomy-connectedness: The mediating role of alexithymia and assertiveness.

Psychol Psychother 2016 12 24;89(4):385-401. Epub 2015 Oct 24.

Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Tilburg University, The Netherlands.

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December 2016

Prognostic association of cardiac anxiety with new cardiac events and mortality following myocardial infarction.

Br J Psychiatry 2016 11 18;209(5):400-406. Epub 2016 Aug 18.

Maria H. C. T. Van Beek, MD, Department of Psychiatry, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands; Marij Zuidersma, PhD, University Medical Center Groningen, University Center for Psychiatry, and Interdisciplinary Center for Psychopathology and Emotion Regulation, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands; Martijn Lappenschaar, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands; Gheorghe Pop, MD, PhD, Department of Cardiology, Radboud University Medical Centre Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands; Annelieke M. Roest, PhD, University Medical Center Groningen, University Center for Psychiatry, and Interdisciplinary Center for Psychopathology and Emotion Regulation, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands; Anton J. L. M. Van Balkom, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and EMGO+ Institute, VU University Medical Center, GGZinGeest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Anne E. M. Speckens, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands; Richard C. Oude Voshaar, MD, PhD, University Medical Center Groningen, University Center for Psychiatry, and Interdisciplinary Center for Psychopathology and Emotion Regulation, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

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November 2016

Tic-Related Versus Tic-Free Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Clinical Picture and 2-Year Natural Course.

J Clin Psychiatry 2016 Oct;77(10):e1240-e1247

Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, and GGZ inGeest, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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October 2016

Feasibility and outcome of the implementation of a screening program for panic disorder in noncardiac chest pain patients in cardiac emergency department routine care.

Gen Hosp Psychiatry 2015 Sep-Oct;37(5):485-7. Epub 2015 Jun 10.

Department of Psychiatry and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU-University Medical Center Amsterdam and GGZ inGeest, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

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July 2016

New treatment models for compulsive disorders.

Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 2016 05 18;26(5):877-84. Epub 2015 Nov 18.

Department of Psychiatry and EMGO(+) Institute, VU-University Medical Centre and GGZ ingest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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May 2016

Diagnostic instability of recurrence and the impact on recurrence rates in depressive and anxiety disorders.

J Affect Disord 2016 May 9;195:185-90. Epub 2016 Feb 9.

Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, A.J. Ernststraat 1187, 1081 HL Amsterdam, The Netherlands; EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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May 2016

Anxiety and new onset of cardiovascular disease: critical review and meta-analysis.

Br J Psychiatry 2016 Mar;208(3):223-31

Neeltje M. Batelaan, MD, PhD, Adrie Seldenrijk, PhD, Mariska Bot, PhD, Anton J. L. M. van Balkom, MD, PhD, Brenda W. J. H. Penninx, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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March 2016

Farm-based interventions for people with mental disorders: a systematic review of literature.

Disabil Rehabil 2015 25;37(5):379-88. Epub 2014 Jun 25.

ATHENA Institute, Department of Innovation in the Health and Life Sciences, VU University Amsterdam , the Netherlands and.

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November 2015

Inverse correlation between cardiac injury and cardiac anxiety: a potential role for communication.

J Cardiovasc Nurs 2014 Sep-Oct;29(5):448-53

Maria H.C.T. van Beek, MD Psychiatrist, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Department of Psychiatry, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Richard C. Oude Voshaar, MD, PhD Senior researcher at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Department of Psychiatry, Nijmegen, and Professor, Old Age Psychiatry at University Center of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands. Femke M. van Deelen, MD Medical Doctor, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Department of Psychiatry, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Anton J.L.M. van Balkom, MD, PhD Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and EMGO+ Institute, VU University Medical Centre and GGZinGeest, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Gheorghe Pop, MD, PhD Cardiologist, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Department of Cardiology, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Anne E.M. Speckens, MD, PhD Professor of Psychiatry, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Department of Psychiatry, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

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October 2015

An admixture analysis of age of onset in agoraphobia.

J Affect Disord 2015 Jul 8;180:112-5. Epub 2015 Apr 8.

Department of Psychology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.

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July 2015

Assignment refusal and its relation to outcome in a randomized controlled trial comparing Cognitive Therapy and Fluvoxamine in treatment-resistant patients with obsessive compulsive disorder.

Psychiatry Res 2015 Mar 12;226(1):198-203. Epub 2015 Jan 12.

Department of Psychiatry and EMGO(+) Institute, VU University Medical Center, Academic Outpatient Clinic for Anxiety Disorders, GGZinGeest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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March 2015

Outsourcing mental health care services? The practice and potential of community-based farms in psychiatric rehabilitation.

Community Ment Health J 2015 Feb 26;51(2):175-84. Epub 2014 Jun 26.

Department of Innovation in the Health and Life Sciences, ATHENA Institute, VU University Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands,

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February 2015

Evidence-based treatment for adult women with child abuse-related Complex PTSD: a quantitative review.

Eur J Psychotraumatol 2014 14;5:23613. Epub 2014 Oct 14.

GGZ inGeest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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January 2015

Mental health recovery on care farms and day centres: a qualitative comparative study of users' perspectives.

Disabil Rehabil 2014 26;36(7):573-83. Epub 2013 Jun 26.

Department of Innovation in the Health and Life Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and.

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December 2014

Compensatory frontoparietal activity during working memory: an endophenotype of obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Biol Psychiatry 2014 Dec 1;76(11):878-87. Epub 2013 Dec 1.

Department of Psychiatry (FEdV, SJdW, VvdB, TBvR, AJLMvB, DJV, OAvdH), VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam; Neuroscience Campus Amsterdam (FEdV, SJdW, YDvdW, DJV, OAvdH), VU University, Amsterdam; Department of Anatomy and Neurosciences (YDvdW, OAvdH), VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam.

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December 2014

Personality predicts time to remission and clinical status in hypochondriasis during a 6-year follow-up.

J Nerv Ment Dis 2014 May;202(5):402-7

*Department of Clinical, Health and Neuropsychology, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands; †Department of Anxiety Disorders, PsyQ, The Hague, The Netherlands; ‡Department of Psychiatry and EMGO+ Institute, VU University Medical Center, GGZinGeest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; and §Department of Psychiatry, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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May 2014

Discontinuation of antidepressants in remitted anxiety disorder patients: the need for strategies to prevent relapse.

Psychother Psychosom 2013 26;82(6):399-400. Epub 2013 Sep 26.

Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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April 2014

Anxiety disorders and onset of cardiovascular disease: the differential impact of panic, phobias and worry.

J Anxiety Disord 2014 Mar 16;28(2):252-8. Epub 2014 Jan 16.

Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

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March 2014

Response to "Treatment compliance and effectiveness in complex PTSD patients with co-morbid personality disorder undergoing stabilizing cognitive behavioral group treatment: a preliminary study" - authors' reply.

Eur J Psychotraumatol 2014 5;5. Epub 2014 Feb 5.

GGZ inGeest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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February 2014

Examining determinants of early and late age at onset in panic disorder: an admixture analysis.

J Psychiatr Res 2013 Dec 11;47(12):1870-5. Epub 2013 Sep 11.

Department of Psychology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel. Electronic address:

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December 2013

Treatment compliance and effectiveness in complex PTSD patients with co-morbid personality disorder undergoing stabilizing cognitive behavioral group treatment: a preliminary study.

Eur J Psychotraumatol 2013 6;4. Epub 2013 Nov 6.

GGZ inGeest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands ; Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands ; EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands ; PsyQ, Parnassiagroep, The Hague, The Netherlands.

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November 2013

The effectiveness of adhering to clinical-practice guidelines for anxiety disorders in secondary mental health care: the results of a cohort study in the Netherlands.

J Eval Clin Pract 2013 Oct 15;19(5):791-7. Epub 2012 May 15.

Health-care Psychologist and PhD Student, HSK Group, Arnhem, The Netherlands Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry, UMC St. Radboud, Overwaal Centre for Anxiety Disorders, Nijmegen, The Netherlands Extraordinary Professor of Health-care Psychology and Clinical Psychologist, SPON Postdoctoral Education, Academic Centre Social Sciences, Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center and GGZinGeest, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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October 2013

Collaborative stepped care v. care as usual for common mental disorders: 8-month, cluster randomised controlled trial.

Br J Psychiatry 2013 Aug 20;203(2):132-9. Epub 2013 Jun 20.

Radboud University Nijmegen, Propersona Overwaal Centre for Anxiety Disorders, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

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August 2013

Switch the itch: a naturalistic follow-up study on the neural correlates of cognitive flexibility in obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Psychiatry Res 2013 Jul 18;213(1):31-8. Epub 2013 May 18.

Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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July 2013

Screening high-risk patients and assisting in diagnosing anxiety in primary care: the Patient Health Questionnaire evaluated.

BMC Psychiatry 2013 Jul 17;13:192. Epub 2013 Jul 17.

Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction (Trimbos Institute), PO box 725, Utrecht 3500AS, The Netherlands.

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July 2013

Psychotherapy, antidepressants, and their combination for chronic major depressive disorder: a systematic review.

Can J Psychiatry 2013 Jul;58(7):386-92

Program for Mood Disorders Pro Persona, Mental Health Care, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

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July 2013

Cognitive therapy versus fluvoxamine as a second-step treatment in obsessive-compulsive disorder nonresponsive to first-step behavior therapy.

Psychother Psychosom 2012 6;81(6):366-74. Epub 2012 Sep 6.

Department of Psychiatry and EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Academic Outpatient Clinic for Anxiety Disorders, GGZinGeest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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March 2013

Limbic and motor circuits involved in symmetry behavior in Tourette's syndrome.

CNS Spectr 2013 Feb 3;18(1):34-42. Epub 2012 Dec 3.

Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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February 2013

Prevention of anxiety disorders in primary care: a feasibility study.

BMC Psychiatry 2012 Nov 22;12:206. Epub 2012 Nov 22.

Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center and GGZ inGeest, AJ Ernststraat 1187, Amsterdam 1081 HL, The Netherlands.

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November 2012

Relationship between movement disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder: beyond the obsessive-compulsive-tic phenotype. A systematic review.

J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2012 Jun 23;83(6):646-54. Epub 2012 Mar 23.

Department of Psychiatry, VU Medical Centre and GGZinGeest, AJ Ernststraat 1187, Amsterdam 1081HL, The Netherlands.

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June 2012

Evidence-based pharmacotherapy of panic disorder: an update.

Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 2012 Apr 9;15(3):403-15. Epub 2011 Jun 9.

University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa.

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April 2012

Sudden gains in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Psychother Psychosom 2012 22;81(1):44-51. Epub 2011 Nov 22.

Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, Mass. 02215, USA.

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April 2012

Clinical relevance of comorbidity in anxiety disorders: a report from the Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA).

J Affect Disord 2012 Mar 10;137(1-3):106-12. Epub 2012 Jan 10.

Department of Psychiatry and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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March 2012

Clinical relevance of comorbidity in anxiety disorders: a report from the Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA).

J Affect Disord 2012 Mar 10;137(1-3):106-12. Epub 2012 Jan 10.

Department of Psychiatry and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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March 2012

The impact of depression on the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder: results from a 5-year follow-up.

J Affect Disord 2011 Dec 1;135(1-3):201-7. Epub 2011 Sep 1.

Department of Psychiatry and Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU-University Medical Center and Academic Outpatient Clinic for Anxiety Disorders, GGZ InGeest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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December 2011

The yale-brown obsessive-compulsive scale: factor structure of a large sample.

Front Psychiatry 2010 15;1:18. Epub 2010 Jul 15.

Department of Psychiatry and EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Academic Outpatient Clinic for Anxiety Disorders, GGZ inGeest Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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November 2011

Differences between early and late drop-outs from treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder.

J Anxiety Disord 2011 Oct 20;25(7):918-23. Epub 2011 May 20.

Department of Psychology, Boston University, 648 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA.

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October 2011

Comorbidity patterns of anxiety and depressive disorders in a large cohort study: the Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA).

J Clin Psychiatry 2011 Mar 25;72(3):341-8. Epub 2011 Jan 25.

Department of Psychiatry/EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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March 2011

Does the therapy manual or the therapist matter most in treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder? A randomized controlled trial of exposure with response or ritual prevention in 118 patients.

J Clin Psychiatry 2010 Sep 23;71(9):1158-67. Epub 2010 Mar 23.

Department of Psychiatry and Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, GGZ InGeest/VU Medical Center Academic Anxiety Outpatient Clinic, A.J. Ernststraat 887, 1081 HL Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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September 2010

Sensitivity to change of the Obsessive Beliefs Questionnaire.

Clin Psychol Psychother 2010 Mar-Apr;17(2):154-9

Department of Psychiatry and Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU-Universtiy Medical Center and Academic Outpatient Clinic for Anxiety Disorders, GGZ Buitenamstel, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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August 2010

Autism and ADHD symptoms in patients with OCD: are they associated with specific OC symptom dimensions or OC symptom severity?

J Autism Dev Disord 2010 May;40(5):580-9

Department of Psychiatry and Institute for Extramural Medicine, VU-University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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May 2010

The course of panic attacks in individuals with panic disorder and subthreshold panic disorder: a population-based study.

J Affect Disord 2010 Feb 27;121(1-2):30-8. Epub 2009 May 27.

Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

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February 2010

The role of the COMT Val(158)Met polymorphism in the phenotypic expression of obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 2010 Jan;153B(1):167-76

Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

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January 2010

Hypochondriasis Y-BOCS: a study of the psychometric properties of a clinician-administered semi-structured interview to assess hypochondriacal thoughts and behaviours.

Clin Psychol Psychother 2009 Sep-Oct;16(5):431-43

Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Leiden University, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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January 2010

Cognitive behavioral therapy versus paroxetine in the treatment of hypochondriasis: an 18-month naturalistic follow-up.

J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 2009 Sep 28;40(3):487-96. Epub 2009 Jun 28.

Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Clinical, Health and Neuropsychology, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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September 2009

Measuring obsessive-compulsive symptoms: Padua Inventory-Revised vs. Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale.

J Anxiety Disord 2009 Aug 24;23(6):830-5. Epub 2009 Apr 24.

Department of Psychiatry, EMGO Institute University Medical Center, Academic Outpatient Clinic for Anxiety Disorders, GGZ inGeest, A.J.Ernststraat 887, Amsterdam 1081 HL, The Netherlands.

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August 2009

The major symptom dimensions of obsessive-compulsive disorder are mediated by partially distinct neural systems.

Brain 2009 Apr 24;132(Pt 4):853-68. Epub 2008 Oct 24.

Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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April 2009

Comorbid depression, but not comorbid anxiety disorders, predicts poor outcome in anxiety disorders.

Depress Anxiety 2008 ;25(5):408-15

Department of Psychiatry and Institute for Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, GGZ Buitenamstel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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August 2008

Screening of the epsilon sarcoglycan gene in Tourette syndrome and obsessive compulsive disorder.

Psychiatr Genet 2008 Apr;18(2):98

Department of Biological Psychiatry, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

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April 2008

Specific fears and phobias in the general population: results from the Netherlands Mental Health Survey and Incidence Study (NEMESIS).

Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 2008 Mar 30;43(3):200-8. Epub 2007 Nov 30.

Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, Trimbos Institute, Da Costakade 45, 3521 VS Utrecht, The Netherlands.

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March 2008

Cognitive versus behavior therapy: processes of change in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Psychother Psychosom 2008 14;77(1):38-42. Epub 2007 Dec 14.

Department of Psychiatry and Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center and GGZ Buitenamstel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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January 2008

The role of craving in relapse after discontinuation of long-term benzodiazepine use.

J Clin Psychiatry 2007 Dec;68(12):1894-900

Department of Psychiatry, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, the Netherlands.

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December 2007

Anxiety disorders: treatable regardless of the severity of comorbid alcohol dependence.

Eur Addict Res 2007 ;13(2):109-15

Department of Psychiatry and Institute for Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, GGZ-Buitenamstel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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August 2007

Which panic disorder patients benefit from which treatment: cognitive therapy or antidepressants?

Psychother Psychosom 2007 ;76(3):154-61

Data Theory Group, Department of Education, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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July 2007

Origin of the comorbidity of anxiety disorders and alcohol dependence: findings of a general population study.

Eur Addict Res 2007 ;13(1):39-49

Department of Psychiatry and Institute for Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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February 2007

Do obsessional beliefs discriminate OCD without tic patients from OCD with tic and Tourette's syndrome patients?

Behav Res Ther 2006 Nov 14;44(11):1537-43. Epub 2006 Feb 14.

Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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November 2006

Reduced orbitofrontal-striatal activity on a reversal learning task in obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Arch Gen Psychiatry 2006 Nov;63(11):1225-36

Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Graduate School of Neurosciences, and Outpatient Academic Clinic for Anxiety Disorders, GGZ Buitenamstel, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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November 2006

The boundary between hypochondriasis and obsessive-compulsive disorder: a cross-sectional study from the Netherlands.

J Clin Psychiatry 2006 Nov;67(11):1682-9

Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Leiden University, the Netherlands.

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November 2006

Strategies for discontinuing long-term benzodiazepine use: meta-analysis.

Br J Psychiatry 2006 Sep;189:213-20

Department of Psychiatry, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, The Netherlands.

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September 2006

Tapering off benzodiazepines in long-term users: an economic evaluation.

Pharmacoeconomics 2006 ;24(7):683-94

Department of Psychiatry, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

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August 2006

Comorbid phobic disorders do not influence outcome of alcohol dependence treatment. Results of a naturalistic follow-up study.

Alcohol Alcohol 2006 Mar-Apr;41(2):168-73. Epub 2005 Dec 13.

Department of Psychiatry and Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU-University MedicalCentre, GGZ Buitenamstel, The Netherlands.

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July 2006

Associations of benzodiazepine craving with other clinical variables in a population of general practice patients.

Compr Psychiatry 2005 Sep-Oct;46(5):353-60

Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Centre St. Radboud, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

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December 2005

Cognitive therapy and exposure in vivo alone and in combination with fluvoxamine in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a 5-year follow-up.

J Clin Psychiatry 2005 Nov;66(11):1415-22

Department of Psychiatry and Institute for Extramural Medicine, VU-University Medical Centre, Valeriusplein 9, 1075 BG Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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November 2005

Treatment of anxiety disorders in primary care practice: a randomised controlled trial.

Br J Gen Pract 2005 Oct;55(519):763-9

Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Centre, GGZ Buitenamstel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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October 2005