Publication Archive

Below, you can see all my publications published before 2019.


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InPres - Scientific papers in Dutch peer-reviewed journals


  • Bruijniks SJE, Cuijpers P, Huibers MJH (2020). Voortaan twee keer per week psychotherapie bij depressie. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, in press.



2021 - Scientific papers in Dutch peer-reviewed journals



2021 - Publications for the general public: Books


  • Cuijpers P, Bolier L (2021). Drankjewel, een zelfhulpgids voor volwassen kinderen van probleemdrinkers. Herziene versie. Utrecht: Trimbos instituut. Verkrijgbaar via www.trimbos.nl/webwinkel met artikelnummer AF0404



2020 - -


  • Thombs BD, Levis B, Lyubenova A, Neupane D, Negeri Z, Wu Y, Sun Y, He C, Krishnan A, Vigod SN, Bhandari PM, Imran M, Rice DB, Azar M, Chiovitti MJ, Saadat N, Riehm KE, Boruff JT, Cuijpers P, Gilbody S, Ioannidis JPA, Kloda LA, Patten SB, Shrier I, Ziegelstein RC, Comeau L, Mitchell ND, Tonelli M, Barnes J, Beck CT, Bindt C, Figueiredo B, Helle N, Howard LM, Kohlhoff J, Kozinszky Z, Leonardou AA, Radoš SN, Quispel C, Rochat TJ, Stein A, Stewart RC, Tadinac M, Tandon SD, Tendais I, Töreki A, Tran TD, Trevillion K, Turner K, Vega-Dienstmaier JM, Benedetti A (2020). Overestimation of Postpartum Depression Prevalence Based on a 5-item Version of the EPDS: Systematic Review and Individual Participant Data Meta-Analysis. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 65, 835-844. https://doi.org/10.1177/0706743720934959


  • Serra R, Kiekens G, Vanderlinden J, Vrieze E, Auerbach RP, Claes L, Cuijpers P, Demyttenaere K, Ebert DD, Tarsitani L, Green JG, Kessler RC, Nock MK, Mortier P, Bruffaerts R. (2019). Twelve-months binging and purging behaviors in college freshmen: Prevalence, psychiatric comorbidity, and academic performance. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 53, 339–348. https://doi.org/10.1002/eat.23211



2018 - Scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals


  • Cuijpers P (2018). The ethics of internet-based and other self-help therapies for mental health problems: Still not solved after 50 years. Clinical Psychology; Science and Practice, 25, e12238.

  • Cuijpers P, Riper H, Karyotaki E (2018). Internet-based CBT in the treatment of depression. Focus, 16, 393-394.

  • Albarracín D, Cuijpers P, Eastwick PW, Johnson BT, Roisman GI, Sinatra GM, Verhaeghen P (2018). Editorial. Psychological Bulletin, 144, 223–226.

  • Alonso J, Mortier P, Auerbach RP, Bruffaerts R, Vilagut G, Cuijpers P, Demyttenaere K, Ebert DD, Ennis E, Gutiérrez-García RA, Green JG, Hasking P, Lochner C, Nock MK, Pinder-Amaker S, Sampson NA, Zaslavsky AM, Kessler RC, WHOWMH-ICS Collaborators (2018). Severe role impairment associated with mental disorders: Results of the WHO World Mental Health Surveys International College Student Project. Depression and Anxiety, 35, 802–814.

  • Andrews G, Basu A, Cuijpers P, Craske MG, McEvoy P, English CL, Newby JM (2018). Computer therapy for the anxiety and depression disorders is effective, acceptable and practical health care: An updated meta-analysis. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 55, 70-78.

  • Asselbergs J, Sijbrandij M, Hoogendoorn E, Cuijpers P, Olie L, Oved K, Merkies J, Plooijer T, Eltink S, Riper H (2018). Development and testing of TraumaGameplay: An iterative experimental approach using the trauma film paradigm. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 9, 1424447.

  • Auerbach, R. P., Mortier, P., Bruffaerts, R., Alonso, J., Benjet, C., Cuijpers, P., Demyttenaere, K., Ebert, D. D., Green, J. G., Hasking, P., Murray, E., Nock, M. K., Pinder-Amaker, S., Sampson, N. A., Stein, D. A., Vilagut, G., Zaslavsky, A. M., Kessler, R. C., & WHO WMH-ICS Collaborators. (2018). The WHO World Mental Health Surveys International College Student Project: Prevalence and Distribution of Mental Disorders. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 127, 623 - 638

  • Benedetti A, Wu Y, Levis B, Wilchesky M, Boruff J, Cuijpers P, Gilbody S, Ioannidis JPA, McMillan D, Patten SB, Shrier I, Steele RJ, Ziegelstein RC, Chertkow H, Ismail Z, Mitchell N, Monette J, Thombs BD (2018). Diagnostic Accuracy of the Geriatric Depression Scale-30, Geriatric Depression Scale-15, Geriatric Depression Scale-5, and Geriatric Depression Scale-4 for Detecting Major Depression: Protocol for a Systematic Review and Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis. BMJ Open, 8:e026598.

  • Boele FW, Klein M, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM, Cuijpers P, Heimans JJ, Snijders TJ, Vos M, Bosma I, Tijssen CC, Reijneveld JC (2018). Internet-based guided self-help for glioma patients with depressive symptoms: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Neuro-Oncology, 137(1), 191-203.

  • Breedvelt J, Kandola A, Brouwer M, Karyotaki E, Kousoulis A, Bockting C, Cuijpers P (2018). What are the effects of preventative interventions on Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) in young adults? A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Affective Disorders, 239, 18–29.

  • Brouwer ME, Williams AD, van Grinsven SE, Cuijpers P, Lambregtse-van den Berg MP, Burger H, Bockting CLH (2018). Offspring outcomes after prenatal interventions for common mental disorders: A meta-analysis. BMC Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12916-018-1192-6.

  • Bruffaerts R, Mortier P, Kiekens G, Auerback RP, Cuijpers P, Demyttenaere K, Green JG, Nock MK, Kessler RC (2018). Mental health problems in college students: Prevalence and academic functioning. Journal of Affective Disorders, 225, 97-103.

  • Carlbring P, Andersson G, Cuijpers P, Riper H, Hedman E (2018). Internet-based vs. face-to-face cognitive behavior therapy for psychiatric and somatic disorders: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis. Cognitive Behavior Therapy, 47, 1-18.

  • Cohen A, Dias A, Azariah F, Krishna RN, Sequeira M, Abraham S, Cuijpers P, Morse JQ, Reynolds CF, Patel V (2018). Older adults and depression in Goa, India: A qualitative study. Aging and Mental Health, 22, 168–174.

  • Cristea IA, Kok RN, Cuijpers P (2018). Persistent double standards in evaluating the effectiveness of cognitive bias modification. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 79, 344-345..

  • De Vries YA, Roest AM, de Jonge P, Cuijpers P, Munafò MR, Bastiaansen JA (2018). The cumulative effect of reporting and citation biases on the apparent efficacy of treatments: the case of depression. Psychological Medicine, 48, 2453–2455.

  • Driessen E, Abbass AA, Barber JP, Gibbons MBC, Dekker JJM, Fokkema M, Fonagy P, Hollon SD, Jansma EP, de Maat SCM, Town JM, Twisk JWR, Van HL, Weitz E, Cuijpers P (2017). Which patients benefit specifically from short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy (STPP) for depression? Study protocol of a systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data. BMJ Open; 8: e018900.

  • Ebert DD, Buntrock C, Lehr D, Smit F, Riper H, Baumeister H, Cuijpers P, Berking M (2018). Effectiveness of internet- and mobile-based treatment of subthreshold depression with adherence-focused guidance. A single-blind randomised controlled trial. Behavior Therapy, 49, 71-83.

  • Ebert DD, Buntrock C, Reins JA, Zimmermann J, Cuijpers P (2018). Efficacy and moderators of psychological interventions in treating subclinical symptoms of depression and preventing Major Depressive Disorder onsets: Protocol for an individual patient data meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. BMJ Open, 8, e018582.

  • Ebert DD, Cuijpers P (2018). It is time to invest in the prevention of depression. JAMA Network Open, 1, e180335.

  • Ebert DD, Cuijpers P, Muñoz RF, Baumeister H (2017). Prevention of Mental Health Disorders Using Internet- and Mobile-Based Interventions: A Narrative Review and Recommendations for Future Research. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 8, 116.

  • Fodor LA, Coteț CD, Cuijpers P, Szamoskozie S, David D, Cristea IA (2018). The effectiveness of virtual reality based interventions for symptoms of anxiety and depression: A meta-analysis. Scientific Reports, 8, 10323.

  • Furukawa TA, Efthimiou O, Weitz ES, Cipriani A, Keller MB, Kocsis JH, Klein DN, Michalak J, Salanti G, Cuijpers P, Schramm E (2018). Cognitive-behavioral analysis system of psychotherapy (CBASP), drug, or their combination for persistent depressive disorder: Personalizing the treatment choice using individual participant data network meta-regression. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 87, 140-153.

  • Furukawa TA, Karyotaki E, Suganuma A, Pompoli A, Ostinelli EG, Cipriani A, Cuijpers P, Efthimiou O (2018). Dismantling, personalizing and optimizing internet cognitive-behavioral therapy for depression: A study protocol for individual participant data component network meta-analysis. BMJ Open, 8, e026137.

  • Guidi J, Brakemeier EL, Bockting CLH, Cosci F, Cuijpers P, Jarrett RB, Linden M, Marks I, Peretti CS, Rafanelli C, Rief W, Schneider S, Schnyder U, Sensky T, Tomba E, Vazquez C, Vieta E, Zipfel S, Wright JH, Fava GA (2018). Methodological Recommendations for Trials of Psychological Interventions. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 87, 276–284.

  • Harrer M, Adam SH, Fleischmann RJ, Baumeister H, Auerbach RP, Bruffaerts R, Cuijpers P, Berking M, Lehr D, Ebert DD (2018). Effectiveness of an Internet- and App-based intervention for college students with elevated stress: results of a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20, e136.

  • Harrer M, Adam Sherida, Baumeister H, Cuijpers P, Karyotaki E, Auerbach RP, Kessler RC, Bruffaerts R, Berking M, Ebert DD (2018). Internet interventions for mental health in university students:A systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, e1759

  • Holmes EA, Ghaderi A, Harmer CJ, Ramchandani PG, Cuijpers P, Morrison AP, Roiser JP, Bockting CLH, O’Connor RC, Shafran R, Moulds ML, Craske MG (2018). Psychological Treatments Research in Tomorrow’s Science: Seeing Further. Lancet Psychiatry, 5, 237–86.

  • Holtmaat K, van der Spek N, Lissenberg-Witte BI, Cuijpers P, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2018). Positive mental health among cancer survivors: overlap in psychological well-being, personal meaning, and posttraumatic growth. Supportive Care in Cancer, 27, 443-450.

  • Jansen F, Verdonck‐de Leeuw IM, Cuijpers P, Leemans CR, Waterboer T, Pawlita M, Penfold C, Thomas SJ, Waylen A, Ness AR (2018). Depressive symptoms in relation to overall survival in people with head and neck cancer: A longitudinal cohort study. Psycho-Oncology, 27, 2245–2256

  • Karyotaki E, Ebert DD, Donkin L, Riper H, Twisk J, Burger S, Rozental A, Lange A, Williams AD, Zarski AC, Geraedts A, van Straten A, Kleiboer A, Meyer B, Ünlü Ince B, Buntrock C, Lehr D, Snoek FJ, Andrews G, Andersson G, Choi I, Ruwaard J, Klein JP, Newby JM, Schröder J, Laferton JAC, Van Bastelaar K, Imamura K, Vernmark K, Boß L, Sheeber LB, Kivi M, Berking M, Titov N, Carlbring P, Johansson R, Kenter R, Perini S, Moritz S, Nobis S, Berger T, Kaldo V, Forsell Y, Lindefors N, Kraepelien M, Björkelund C, Kawakami N, Cuijpers P (2018). Do Guided Internet-Based Interventions Result in Clinically Relevant Changes for Patients with Depression? An Individual Participant Data Meta-Analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 63, 80–92.

  • Karyotaki E, Kemmeren L, Riper H, Twisk J, Hoogendoorn A, Kleiboer A, Mira A, Mackinnon A, Meyer B, Botella C, Littlewood E, Andersson G, Christensen H, Klein JP, Schröder J, Bretón-López J, Scheider J, Griffiths K, Farrer L, Huibers MJH, Phillips R, Gilbody R, Moritz S, Berger T, Pop V, SpekV, Cuijpers P (2018). Is self-guided Internet-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (iCBT) harmful? An individual participant data meta-analysis. Psychological Medicine, 48, 2456-2466.

  • Kiekens G, Hasking P, Claes L, Mortier P, Auerbach RP, Boyes M, Cuijpers P, Demyttenaere K, Green JG, Kessler RC, Nock MK, Bruffaerts R (2018). The DSM-5 Non-suicidal self-injury disorder among incoming college students: Prevalence and associations with 12-month mental disorders and suicidal thoughts and behaviors. Depression & Anxiety, 35, 629–637.

  • Kiekens G, Hasking P, Boyes M, Claes L, Mortier P, Demyttenaere K, Auerbach RP, Cuijpers P, Green JG, Kessler RC, Myin-Germeys I, Nock MK, Bruffaerts R (2018). The associations between non-suicidal self-injury and first onset suicidal thoughts and behaviors. Journal of Affective Disorders, 239, 171-179.

  • Klein NS, Kok GD, Burger H, van Valen E , Riper H, Cuijpers P, Dekker J, Smit F, van der Heiden C, Bockting CLH (2018). No Sustainable Effects of an Internet-Based Relapse Prevention Program over 24 Months in Recurrent Depression: Primary Outcomes of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 87, 55–57

  • Klein NS, Bockting CLH, Wijnen B, Kok GD, van Valen E, Riper H, Cuijpers P, Dekker J, van der Heiden C, Burger H, Smit F (2018). Economic evaluation of an internet-based preventive cognitive therapy with minimal therapist support for recurrent depression: results of a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20, e10437.

  • Kleijn G, Witte BI, Bohlmeijer ET, Steunenberg B, Knipscheer K, Willemsen V, Becker A, Smit EF, Eeltink CM, Bruynzeel AME, van der Vorst M, de Bree M, Leemans CR, van den Brekel MWM, Cuijpers P, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2018). The efficacy of Life Review Therapy combined with Memory Specificity training (LRT-MST) in advanced cancer patients: a randomized controlled trial. PLoS ONE 13(5): e0197277.

  • Kolovos S, van Dongen JM, Riper H, Buntrock C, Cuijpers P, Ebert DD, Geraedts AS, Kenter RM, Nobis S, Smith A, Warmerdam L, Hayden JA, van Tulder MW, Bosmans JE (2018). Cost effectiveness of guided Internet-based interventions for depression in comparison with control conditions: An individual–participant data meta-analysis. Depression and Anxiety, 35, 209-219.

  • Levis B, Benedetti A, Riehm KE, Saadat N, Levis AW, Azar M, Rice DB, Chiovitti MJ, Sanchez TA, Cuijpers P, Gilbody S, Ioannidis JPA, Kloda LA, McMillan D, Patten SB, Shrier I, Steele RJ, Ziegelstein RC, Akena DH, Arroll B, Ayalon L, Baradaran HR, Baron M, Beraldi A, Bombardier CH, Butterworth P, Carter G, Chagas MH, Chan JCN, Cholera R, Chowdhary N, Clover K, Conwell Y, de Man-van Ginkel JM, Delgadillo J, Fann JR, Fischer FH, Fischler B, Fung D, Gelaye B, Goodyear-Smith F, Greeno CG, Hall BJ, Hambridge J, Harrison PA, Hegerl U, Hides L, Hobfoll SE, Hudson M, Hyphantis T, Inagaki M, Ismail K, Jetté N, Khamseh ME, Kiely KM, Lamers F, Liu SI, Lotrakul M, Loureiro SR, Löwe B, Marsh L, McGuire A, Mohd Sidik S, Munhoz TN, Muramatsu K, Osório FL, Patel V, Pence BW, Persoons P, Picardi A, Rooney AG, Santos IS, Shaaban J, Sidebottom A, Simning A, Stafford L, Sung S, Tan PLL, Turner A, van der Feltz-Cornelis CM, van Weert HC, Vöhringer PA, White J, Whooley MA, Winkley K, Yamada M, Zhang Y, Thombs BD. Probability of major depression diagnostic classification using semi-structured versus fully structured diagnostic interviews. British Journal of Psychiatry, 212, 377-385.

  • Lorenzo-Luaces L, Zimmerman M, Cuijpers P (2018). Are studies of psychotherapies for depression more or less generalizable than studies of antidepressants? Journal of Affective Disorders, 234, 8-13.

  • Meijers J, Harte JM, Meynen G, Cuijpers P, Scherder EJA (2018). Reduced self-control after three months of imprisonment; a pilot study. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 69.

  • Melissant HC, Neijenhuijs KI, Jansen F, Aaronson NK, Groenvold M, Holzner B, Terwee CB, van Uden-Kraan CF, Cuijpers P, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2018). A systematic review of the measurement properties of the Body Image Scale (BIS) in cancer patients. Supportive Care in Cancer, 26, 1715-1726.

  • Melissant HC, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM, Lissenberg-Witte B, Konings IR, Cuijpers P, Van Uden-Kraan CF (2018). ‘Oncokompas’, a web-based self-management application to support patient activation and optimal supportive care: a feasibility study among breast cancer survivors. Acta Oncologica, 57, 924-934.

  • Montero-Marin J, Garcia-Campayo J, López-Montoyo A, Zabaleta-del-Olmo E, Cuijpers P (2018). Is cognitive behavioral therapy more effective than relaxation therapy in the treatment of anxiety disorders? A meta-analysis. Psychological Medicine, 48, 1427-1436.

  • Mortier P, Auerbach RP, Alonso J, Axinn WG, Cuijpers P, Ebert DD, Green JG, Hwang I, Kessler RC, Liu H, Nock MK, Pinder-Amaker S, Sampson NA, Zaslavsky AM, Abdulmalik J, Aguilar-Gaxiola S, Al-Hamzawi A, Benjet C, Demyttenaere K, Florescu S, De Girolamo G, Gureje O, Haro JM, Hu C, Huang Y, De Jonge P, Karam EG, Keijna A, Kovess-Masfety V, Lee S, McGrath J, O’Neill S, Nakov V, Pennell BE, Piazza M, Posada-Villa J, Rapsey C, Viana MC, Xavier M, Bruffaerts R (2018). Suicidal thought and behaviors among college students and same-age peers: Results from the World Health Organisation World Mental Health Surveys. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 53,279-288

  • Mortier P, Cuijpers P, Kiekens G, Auerbach RP, Demyttenaere K, Green JG, Kessler RC, Nock MK, Bruffaerts R (2018). The prevalence of suicidal thoughts and behviours among college students: A meta-analysis. Psychological Medicine, 48(4), 554-65.

  • Mortier P, Auerbach RP, Alonso J, Bantjes J, Benjet C, Cuijpers P, Ebert DD, Green JG, Hasking P, Nock MK, O’Neill S, Pinder-Amaker S, Sampson NA, Vilagut G, Zaslavsky AM, Bruffaerts R, Kessler RC, WHO WMH-ICS Collaborators (2018). Suicidal thought and behaviors among first-year college students; Results from the WMH-ICS project. Journal of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 57, 263–273.

  • Neijenhuijs KI, Jansen F, Aaronson NK, Brédart A, Groenvold M, Holzner B, Terwee CB, Cuijpers P, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2018). A systematic review of the measurement properties of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer In-patient Satisfaction with Care Questionnaire, the EORTC IN-PATSAT32. Supportive Care in Cancer, 26, 2551-2560.

  • Rahmadiana M, Karyotakia E, Passchier J, Cuijpers P, van Ballegooijen W, Wimbarti S, Riper H (2018). Guided internet-based transdiagnostic intervention for Indonesian university students with symptoms of anxiety and depression: A pilot study protocol. Internet Interventions, 15, 28-34.

  • Reynolds CF, Dias A, Cohen A, Morse J, Anderson SJ, Cuijpers P, Patel V (2018). Preventing late-life depression: Lessons in intervention development from Goa, India. Innovation in Aging, 1(3), igx030.

  • Riper H, Hoogendoorn A, Cuijpers P, Karyotaki E, Boumparis N, Mira A, Andersson G, Berman AH, Bertholet N, Bischof G, Blankers M, Boon B, Boß L, Brendryen H, Cunningham J, Ebert D, Hansen A, Hester R, Khadjesari Z, Kramer J, Murray E, Postel M, Schulz D, Sinadinovic K, Suffoletto B, Sundstrom C, de Vries H, Wallace P, Wiers RW, Smit JH. Effectiveness and treatment moderators of internet interventions for adult problem drinking: An individual patient data metaanalysis of 19 randomised controlled trials. Plos Medicine, 15, e10027.

  • Spinhoven P, Klein N, Kennis M, Cramer A, Siegle G, Cuijpers P, Ormel J, Hollon S, Bockting C (2018). The effects of cognitive-behavior therapy for depression on repetitive negative thinking: A meta-analysis. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 106, 71-85.

  • Turner D, McGlanaghy E, Hutton P, Cuijpers P, van der Gaag M, Karyotaki E, MacBeth A (2018). A meta-analysis of social skills training and related interventions for psychosis. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 44, 475-491.

  • van de Kamp MM, Emck C, Cuijpers P, Beek PJ (2018). A Psychomotor Diagnostic Instrument for Patients with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy, 13, 33-49.

  • van der Spek N, Jansen F, Holtmaat K, Vos J, Breitbart W, van Uden-Kraan CF, Tollenaar RAEM, Cuijpers P, Coupé VMH, Verdonck-de LeeuwIM (2018). Cost-utility analysis of meaning-centered group psychotherapy for cancer survivors. Psycho-oncology, 27, 1772-1779.

  • Weitz E, Kleiboer A, van Straten A, Cuijpers P (2018). The effects of psychotherapy for depression on anxiety symptoms: a meta-analysis. Psychological Medicine, 48, 2140-2152.

  • Van Straten A, van der Zweerde T, Kleiboer A, Cuijpers P, Morin CM, Lancee J (2018). Cognitive and behavioral therapies in the treatment of insomnia: a meta-analysis. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 38, 3-16.

  • Cuijpers P (2018). The challenges of improving treatments for depression. Journal of the American Medical Association, 320, 2529-2530.

  • Cuijpers P, Karyotaki E, Reijnders M, Huibers MJH (2018). Who benefits from psychotherapies for adult depression? A meta-analytic update of the evidence. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 47(2), 91-106.

  • Cuijpers P, Karyotaki E, Reijnders M, Purgato M, Barbui C (2018). Psychotherapies for depression in low- and middle-income countries: A meta-analysis. World Psychiatry, 17, 90–101.

  • Cuijpers P, de Wit L, Kleiboer A, Karyotaki E, Ebert DD (2018). Problem-solving therapy for adult depression: An updated meta-analysis. European Psychiatry, 48, 27-37.

  • Cuijpers P, Reijnders M, Karyotaki E, de Wit L, Ebert DD (2018). Negative effects of psychotherapies for adult depression: A meta-analysis of deterioration rates. Journal of Affective Disorders, 239, 138–145.


2017 - Scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals


  • Meijers J, Harte J, Meynen G, Cuijpers P (2017). Differences in executive functioning between violent and non-violent offenders. Psychological Medicine, 47(10), 1784-93.

  • Cuijpers P, Huibers MJH, Furukawa T (2017). The need for research on treatments of chronic depression. JAMA Psychiatry, 74, 242-243.

  • Cuijpers P, Christensen H (2017). Are personalized treatments of adult depression finally within reach? Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 26(1), 40-42.

  • Cuijpers P (2017). Four decades of outcome research on psychotherapies for adult depression: An overview of a series of meta-analyses. Canadian Psychology, 58, 7–19.

  • Cuijpers, P., & Gentili, C. (2017). Psychological treatments are as effective as pharmacotherapies in the treatment of adult depression: a summary from Randomized Clinical Trials and neuroscience evidence. Research in Psychotherapy: Psychopathology, Process and Outcome, 20(2), 147-152.

  • Cuijpers P, Kleiboer A, Karyotaki E, Riper H (2017). Internet and mobile interventions for depression: Opportunities and challenges. Depression and Anxiety, 34(7), 596-602.

  • Cuijpers P, Weitz E, Cristea I, Twisk J (2017). Pre-post effect sizes should be avoided in meta-analyses. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 26(4), 364-68.

  • Cuijpers P, Weitz E, Lamers F, Penninx BW, Twisk J, DeRubeis RJ, Dimidjian S, Dunlop BW, Jarrett RB, Segal ZV, Hollon SD (2016). Melancholic and atypical depression as predictor and moderator of outcome in cognitive behavior therapy and pharmacotherapy for adult depression. Depression & Anxiety, 34, 246-56.

  • Arean P, Cuijpers P (2017). Technology and Mental Health. Depression and Anxiety, 34, 479–480.

  • Bijker L, Kleiboer A, Riper HM, Cuijpers P, Donker T (2017). A pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of E-care for caregivers: an internet intervention for caregivers of depressed patients. Internet Interventions, 9, 88-99.

  • Boerema AM, ten Have M, Kleiboer A, de Graaf R, Nuyen J, Cuijpers P, Beekman ATF (2017). Demographic and need factors of early, delayed and no mental health care use in major depression: a prospective study. BMC Psychiatry, 17, 367.

  • Boeschoten RE, Braamse AMJ, Beekman ATF, Cuijpers P, van Oppen P, Dekker J, Uitdehaag BMJ (2017). Prevalence of depression and anxiety in Multiple Sclerosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 372, 331–341.

  • Boeschoten R, Dekker J, Uitdehaag B, Beekman A, Hoogendoorn A, Collette E, Cuijpers P, Nieuwenhuis M, van Oppen P (2017). Internet-based treatment for depression in multiple sclerosis: a randomized controlled trial. Multiple Sclerosis Journal, 23(8), 1112-22.

  • Boumparis N, Karyotaki E, Schaub MP, Cuijpers P, Riper H (2017). Internet interventions for adult illicit substance users: A meta-analysis. Addiction, 112(9), 1521-32.

  • Buntrock C, Berking M, Smit F, Lehr D, Nobis S, Riper H, Cuijpers P, Ebert D (2017). Preventing depression in adults with subthreshold depression: health-economic evaluation alongside a pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a web-based intervention. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 19, issue 1, e5.

  • Christensen H, Reynolds C, Cuijpers P (2017). Protecting youth mental health, protecting our future. World Psychiatry, 16, 327-328.

  • Clignet F, van Meijel B, van Straten A, Cuijpers P (2017). A qualitative evaluation of an inpatient nursing intervention for depressed elderly: the Systematic Activation Method. Psychiatric Care, 53(4), 280-8.

  • Cristea IA, Gentili C, Pietrini P, Cuijpers P (2017). Sponsorship bias in the comparative efficacy of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy for adult depression: A meta-analysis. British Journal of Psychiatry, 210, 16-23.

  • Cristea IA, Barbui C, Cuijpers P (2017). Reviews and meta-analyses of psychotherapy efficacy for borderline personality disorder; Reply. JAMA Psychiatry, 74(8), 854-5.

  • Cristea IA, Cuijpers P (2017). In the pursuit of truth, we should not prioritize correlational over causal evidence. Psychotherapy Research, 27, 1, 36-37.

  • Cristea IA, Gentili C, Cotet CD, Palomba D, Barbui C, Cuijpers P (2017). Efficacy of psychotherapy for borderline personality disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA Psychiatry, 74(4), 319-28.

  • Cristea IA, Gentili C, Pietrini P, Cuijpers P (2017). Is investigator background related to outcome in head to head trials of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy for adult depression? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Plos One, 12, e0171654.

  • Cristea IA, Hollon SD, David D, Karyotaki E, Stefan SI, Cuijpers P (2017). The effects of cognitive behavioral therapy are not systematically falling: a revision of Johnsen & Friborg. Psychological Bulletin, 143, 326-340.

  • Cristea IA, Cuijpers P, Naudet F (2017). Equivalence of psychodynamic therapy to other established treatments: limited supporting evidence and clinical relevance in Steinert et al. American Journal of Psychiatry, 174, 1122-1123.

  • Cristea IA, Kok RN, Cuijpers P (2017). Confusing procedures with process in cognitive bias modification research. British Journal of Psychiatry, 211, 272-273.

  • Dal-Ré R, Bobes J, Cuijpers P (2017). Why prudence is needed when interpreting articles reporting clinical trials results in mental health. Trials, 18, 143.

  • Dias A, Azariah F, Cohen A, Anderson S, Morse J, Cuijpers P, Sequeira M, Gaude V, Soares S, Patel V, Reynolds CF (2017). Intervention development for the indicated prevention of depression and other common mental disorders in later life: the “DIL” protocol in Goa, India. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications, 6, 131–139.

  • Driessen E, Van HL, Peen J, Don FJ, Twisk JWR, Cuijpers P, Dekker JJM. Cognitive-behavioral versus psychodynamic therapy for major depression: secondary outcomes of a randomized clinical trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 85, 653-663.

  • Ebert DD, Cuijpers P, Muñoz RF, Baumeister H (2017). Prevention of Mental Health Disorders using Internet and mobile-based Interventions: a narrative review and recommendations for future research. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 8:116; doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2017.00116.

  • Ebert DD, Nobis, Lehr D, Baumeister H, Riper H, Auerbach R, Snoek FJ, Cuijpers P, Berking M (2017). The 6-month effectiveness of Internet-based guided self-help for depression in adults with type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus. Diabetic Medicine, 34(1), 99-107.

  • Furukawa TA, Weitz ES, Tanaka S, Hofmann SG, Andersson G, Twisk J, DeRubeis RJ, Dimidjian S, Hegerl U, Mergl R, Jarrett RB, Vittengl JR, Watanabe N, Cuijpers P (2017). Initial severity of depression and efficacy of cognitive-behaviour therapy: An individual-participant data meta-analysis of pill-placebo-controlled trials. British Journal of Psychiatry, 210(3), 190-6.

  • Habibović M, Denollet J, Cuijpers P, van der Voort PH, Herrman JP, Bouwels L, Valk SDA, Alings M, Theuns DAMJ, Pedersen SS (2017). Web-based distress management for implantable cardioverter defibrillator patients: A randomized controlled trial. Health Psychology, 36(4), 392-401.

  • Heber E, Ebert DD, Lehr D, Cuijpers P, Berking M, Nobis S, Riper H (2017). The benefit of web- and computer-based interventions for stress: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 19, e32.

  • Holtmaat K, van der Spek N, Witte B, Breitbart W, Cuijpers P, Verdonck-de Leeuw IK (2017). Moderators of the effects of meaning-centered group psychotherapy in cancer survivors on personal meaning, psychological well-being, and distress. Supportive Care in Cancer, 25(11), 3385-93.

  • Karyotaki E, Riper H, Cuijpers P (2017). Internet-based self-help interventions for depression in routine care; Reply. JAMA Psychiatry, 74(8), 853.

  • Karyotaki E, Riper H, Twisk J, Hoogendoorn A, Kleiboer A, Mira A, Mackinnon A, Meyer B, Botella C, Littlewood E, Andersson G, Christensen H, Klein JP, Schröder J, Bretón-López J, Scheider J, Griffiths K, Farrer L, Huibers MJH, Phillips R, Gilbody S, Moritz S, Berger T, Pop V, Spek V, Cuijpers P (2016). Efficacy of self-guided internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) in treatment of depressive symptoms: An individual participant data meta-analysis. JAMA Psychiatry, 74(4):351-359.

  • Karyotaki E, Tordrup D, Buntrock C, Bertollini R, Cuijpers P (2017). Economic evidence for the clinical management of Major Depressive Disorder: A systematic review and quality appraisal of economic evaluations alongside randomized controlled trials. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 26(5), 501-16.

  • Kolovos S, Kenter RMF, Bosmans JE, Beekman ATF, Cuijpers P, Kok RN, van Straten A (2017). Economic evaluation of Internet-based problem-solving guided self-help treatment in comparison with enhanced usual care for depressed outpatients waiting for face-to-face treatment: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Affective Disorders, 210, 72–81.

  • Kolovos S, van Tulder MW, Cuijpers P, Prigent A, Chevreul K, Riper H, Bosmans JE (2017). The effect of treatment as usual on major depressive disorder: a meta-analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 210(1), 72-81.

  • Kok RN, Beekman ATF, Cuijpers P, van Straten A (2017). Adherence to web-based pre-treatment for phobias in outpatient clinics. Internet Interventions, 9, 38-45.

  • Krebber AM, van Uden-Kraan CF, Melissant HC, Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Becker-Commissaris A, Leemans CR, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2017). A guided self-help intervention targeting psychological distress among head and neck cancer and lung cancer patients: experiences and perceived outcomes. Supportive Care in Cancer, 25(1), 127-135.

  • Kunovski I, Donker T, Driessen E, Cuijpers P, Andersson G, Sijbrandij M (2017). Internet-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in international humanitarian aid workers: Study protocol. Internet Interventions, 10, 23-28.

  • Lepping P, Whittington R, Sambhi RS, Lane S, Poole R, Leucht S, Cuijpers P, McCabe R, Waheed W (2017). Clinical relevance of findings in trials of CBT for depression. European Psychiatry, 45, 207-211.

  • Levis B, Benedetti A, Levis AW, Ioannidis JPA, Shrier I, Cuijpers P, Gilbody S, Kloda LA, McMillan D, Patten SB, Steele RJ, Ziegelstein RC, Bombardier CH, de Lima Osório F, FannJR, Gjerdingen D, Lamers F, Lotrakul M, Loureiro SR, Löwe B, Shaaban J, Stafford L, van Weert HCPM, Whooley MA, Williams LS, Wittkampf KA, Yeung AS, Thombs BD (2017). Selective cutoff reporting in studies of diagnostic test accuracy: A comparison of conventional and individual patient data meta-analyses of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 depression screening tool. American Journal of Epidemiology, 185(10), 954-64.

  • Liu NH, Daumit GL, Dua T, Aquila R, Charlson F, Cuijpers P, Druss B, Dudek K, Freeman M, Fujii C, Gaebel W, Hegerl U, Levav I, Laursen TM, Ma H, Maj M, Medina-Mora ME, Nordentoft M, Prabhakaran D, Pratt K, Prince M, Rangaswamy T, Shiers D, Susser E, Thornicroft G, Wahlbeck K, Wassie AF, Whitefield H, Saxena S (2017). Excess mortality in persons with severe mental disorders: a multilevel intervention framework and priorities for clinical practice, policy and research agendas. World Psychiatry, 16, 30-40.

  • Mortier P, Demyttenaere K, Auerbach R, Cuijpers P, Green JG, Kiekens G, Kessler RC, Nock MK, Zaslavsky A, Bruffaerts R (2017). First onset of suicidal thought and behaviors in college. Journal of Affective Disorders, 207, 291-299.

  • Mortier P, Kiekens G, Auerbach RP, Cuijpers P, Demyttenaere K, Green JG, Kessler RC, Nock MK, Zaslavsky AM, Bruffaerts R (2017). A risk algorithm for the persistence of suicidal thoughts and behaviors during college. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 78(7), e828-e836.

  • Piqueras JA, Garcia-Olcina M, Rivera-Riquelme M, Rodriguez-Jimenez T, Martinez-Gonzalez AE, Cuijpers P (2017). DetectaWeb Project: Web-based detection of mental health continuum for children and adolescents. BMJ Open, 7, e017218.

  • Reynolds CF, Dias A, Cohen A, Morse J, Anderson SJ, Cuijpers P, Patel V (2017). Preventing Late-Life Depression: Lessons in Intervention Development From Goa, India. Innovation in Aging, 1(3), igx030.

  • Sijbrandij M, Acarturk C, Bird M, Bryant RA, Burchert S, Carswell K, Dinesen C; Dawson K, Chammay RE, van Ittersum L, de Jong J, Jordans M, Knaevelsrud C, McDaid D, Morina N, Miller K, Park AL, Roberts B, van Son Y, Sondorp E, Pfaltz MC, Ruttenberg L, Schick M, Schnyder U, van Ommeren M, Ventevogel P, Weissbecker I, Weitz E, Wiedemann N, Whitney C, Cuijpers P (2017). Strengthening mental health care systems for Syrian refugees in Europe and the Middle East: Integrating scalable psychological interventions in 8 countries. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 8(sup2), 1388102.

  • Simoneau G, Levis B, Cuijpers P, Ioannidis JPA, Patten SB, Shrier I, Bombardier CH, de Lima Osorio F, Fann JR, Gjerdingen D, Lamers F, Lotrakul M, Lowe B, Shaaban J, Stafford L, van Weert HCPM, Whooley MA, Wittkampf KA, Yeung AS, Thombs BD, Benedetti A (2017). A comparison of bivariate, multivariate random-effects, and Poisson correlated gamma-frailty models to meta-analyze individual patient data of ordinal scale diagnostic tests. Biometrical Journal, 59(6), 1317-38.

  • Sucala M, Cuijpers P, Muench F, Cardoș R, Soflau R, Dobrean A, Achimas-Cadariu P, David D (2017). Anxiety: There’s an app for that. A systematic review of anxiety apps. Depression and Anxiety, 34(6), 518-25.

  • Tharaldsen KB, Stallard P, Cuijpers P, Bru E, Bjaastad JF (2017). ‘It’s a bit taboo’: a qualitative study of Norwegian adolescents’ perceptions of mental healthcare services. Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 22, 111-126.

  • Tordrup D, Chouaid C, Cuijpers P, Dab W, van Dongen JM, Espin J, Jonsson B, Leonard C, McDaid D, McKee M, Pereira Miguel J, Patel A, Reginster J, Ricciardi W, Rutten-van Molken M, Sach T, Sassi F, Waugh N, Bertollini R (2017). Priorities for health economic methodological research; Results of an expert consultation. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 33(6), 609-19.

  • Van der Aa HPA, van Rens GHMB, Verbraak FD, Bosscha M, Koopmanschap MA, Comijs HC, Cuijpers P, van Nispen RMA (2017). Economic evaluation of an e-mental health intervention for patients with retinal exudative diseases who receive intra-ocular anti-VEGF injections (E-PsEYE): protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 7, e018149.

  • van der Hout A, van Uden-Kraan CF, Witte BI, Coupé VMH, Jansen F, Leemans CR, Cuijpers P, van de Poll-Franse LV, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2017). Efficacy, cost-utility, and reach of an eHealth self-management application ‘Oncokompas’ that facilitates cancer survivors to obtain optimal supportive care: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 18, 228.

  • van der Spek N, Vos J, van Uden-Kraan CF, Breitbart W, Cuijpers P, Holtmaat K, Witte BI, Tollenaar RAEM, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2017). Efficacy of Meaning-Centered Group Psychotherapy for Cancer Survivors: a Randomized Controlled Trial. Psychological Medicine, 47(11), 1990-2001.

  • van Hoorn R, Tummers M, Booth A, Gerhardus A, Rehfuess E, Hind D, Bossuyt PM, Welch V, Debray T, Underwood M, Cuijpers P, Kraemer H, van der Wilt GJ, Kievit W (2017). The development of CHAMP: a CHecklist for the Appraisal of Moderators and Predictors. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 17, 173.

  • Weissman MM, Cuijpers P (2017). Psychotherapy over the last four decades. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 25, 155-158.

  • Weitz E, Kleiboer A, van Straten A, Hollon SD, Cuijpers P (2017). Individual Patient Data Meta-analysis of combined treatments versus psychotherapy (with or without pill placebo), pharmacotherapy, or pill placebo for adult depression: A protocol. BMJ Open, 7, e013478.

  • Zegwaard MI, Aartsen MJ, Grypdonck MHF, Cuijpers P (2017). Mental health nurses’ support to caregivers of older adults with severe mental illness: A qualitative study. BMC Psychiatry, 14, 37.

  • Zegwaard MI, Aartsen MJ, Grypdonck MHF, Cuijpers P (2017). Trust: an essential condition in the application of a caregiver support intervention in nursing practice. BMC Psychiatry, 17, 47.

  • Zhang Y, Zhou X, Yang L, Hetrick SE, Weisz JR, Cuijpers P, Barth J, Del Giovane C, Yuan S, Cohen D, Gillies D, Jiang X, Teng T, Xie P (2017). Comparative efficacy and acceptability of antidepressants, psychological interventions, and their combination for depressive disorder in children and adolescents: protocol for a network meta-analysis. BMJ Open, 7, e016608.


2016 - Scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals


  • Verdonck-de Leeuw IM, Cuijpers P, Leemans CR (2016). Comment on “Pretreatment depression as a prognostic indicator of survival and nutritional status in patients with head and neck cancer”. Cancer, 122(6), 971-972.

  • Cuijpers P, Cristea IA (2016). How to prove that your therapy is effective, even when it is not: A guideline. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 25(5), 428-435.

  • Cuijpers P, Cristea IA, Ebert DD, Koot HM, Auerbach RP, Bruffaerts R, Kessler RC (2016). Psychological treatment of depression in college students: A meta-analysis. Depression and Anxiety, 33, 400-414.

  • Cuijpers P, Cristea IA, Karyotaki E, Reijnders M, Huibers MJH (2016). How effective are cognitive behavior therapies for major depression and anxiety disorders? A meta-analytic update of the evidence. World Psychiatry, 15, 245-258.

  • Cuijpers P, Cristea IA, Weitz E, Gentili C, Berking M (2016). The effects of cognitive and behavioral therapies for anxiety disorders on depression: A meta-analysis. Psychological Medicine, 46, 3451-3462.

  • Cuijpers P, Donker T, Weissman MM, Ravitz P, Cristea IA (2016). Interpersonal psychotherapy for mental health problems: A comprehensive meta-analysis. American Journal of Psychiatry, 173, 680–687.

  • Cuijpers P, Ebert DD, Acarturk C, Andersson G, Cristea IA (2016). Personalized psychotherapy for adult depression: A meta-analytic review. Behavior Therapy, 47, 966-980.

  • Cuijpers P (2016). Are all psychotherapies equally effective in the treatment of adult depression? The lack of statistical power of comparative outcome studies. Evidence-based Mental Health, 19, 39-42.

  • Cuijpers P (2016). The future of psychotherapy research: Stop the waste and focus on issues that matter. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 25, 291–294.

  • Cuijpers P, Gentili C, Banos RM, Garcia-Campayo J, Botella C, Cristea IA (2016). Relative effects of cognitive and behavioral therapies on generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder and panic disorder: A meta-analysis. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 43, 79-89.

  • Acarturk A, Konuk E, Cetinkaya M, Senay I, Sijbrandij M, Gulen B, Cuijpers P (2016). The efficacy of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing for PTSD and depression among Syrian refugees: Results of a randomized controlled trial. Psychological Medicine, 46(12), 2583-2593.

  • Auerbach RP, Alonso J, Axinn WG, Cuijpers P, Ebert DD, Greif Green J, Hwang I, Kessler RC, Liu H, Mortier P, Nock MK, Pinder-Amaker S, Sampson NA, Aguilar-Gaxiola S, Al-Hamzawi A, Andrade LH, Benjet C, Caldas-de-Almeida JM, Demyttenaere K, Florescu S, de Girolamo G, Gureje O, Haro JM, Karam EG, Kiejna A, Kovess-Masfety V, Lee S, McGrath JJ, O’Neill S, Pennell BE, Scott K, ten Have M, Torres Y, Zaslavsky AM, Zarkov Z, Bruffaerts R (2016). Mental disorders among college students in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. Psychological Medicine, 46(14), 2955-70.

  • Bijker L, Kleiboer A, Riper H, Cuijpers P, Donker T (2016). E-care 4 caregivers- an online intervention for non-professional caregivers of depressed patients: study protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial. Trials, 17, 193.

  • Boerema AM, Kleiboer A, Beekman ATF, van Zoonen K, Dijkshoorn H, Cuijpers P (2016). Determinants of help-seeking behavior in depression: a cross-sectional study. BMC Psychiatry, 16(1), 78.

  • Boerema AM, Cuijpers P, Beekman ATF, Hellenthal A, Voorrips L, van Straten A (2016). Is duration of psychological treatment for depression related to return into treatment? Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 51(11), 1495-1507.

  • Boerema AM, van Zoonen K, Cuijpers P, Holtmaat CJM, Griffiths KM, Kokkink W, Kleiboer AM (2016). Psychometric properties of the Dutch Depression Stigma scale (DSS) and associations with personal and perceived stigma in a depressed and community sample. Plos One, 11, e0160740.

  • Boumparis N, Karyotaki E, Kleiboer A, Hofmann SG, Cuijpers P (2016). The effect of psychotherapeutic interventions on positive and negative affect in depression: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 202(1), 153-162.

  • Braamse AMJ, van Meijel B, Visser OJ, Boenink AD, Cuijpers P, Eeltink CE, Hoogendoorn AW, van Marwijk H, van Oppen P, Huijgens PC, Beekman ATF, Dekker J (2016). A randomized clinical trial on the effectiveness of an intervention to treat psychological distress and improve quality of life after autologous stem cell transplantation. Annals of Hematology, 95, 105-114.

  • Buntrock C, Ebert DD, Lehr D, Smit F, Riper H, Berking M, Cuijpers P (2016). Effect of a web-based guided self-help intervention for prevention of major depression in adults with sub-threshold depression: A randomized clinical trial. JAMA, 315, 1854-1863.

  • Chisholm D, Sweeny K, Sheehan P, Rasmussen B, Smit F, Cuijpers P, Saxena S (2016). Scaling-up treatment of depression and anxiety: A global return on investment analysis. Lancet Psychiatry, 3(5), 415-424.

  • Chisholm D, Sweeny K, Sheehan P, Rasmussen B, Smit F, Cuijpers P, Saxena S (2016). Scaling-up of treatment of depression and anxiety - Authors' reply. Lancet Psychiatry, 3, 603-604.

  • Cristea IA, Kok R, Cuijpers P (2016). The effectiveness of cognitive bias modification interventions for substance addictions: A meta-analysis. Plos One, 11(9): e0162226.

  • Christensen H, Cuijpers P, Reynolds CF (2016). Changing the direction of suicide prevention research: A necessity for true population impact. JAMA Psychiatry, 73(5), 435-6.

  • Cipriani A, Zhou X, Del Giovane C, Hetrick SE, Qin B, Whittington G, Coghill D, Zhang Y, Hazell P, Leucht S, Cuijpers P, Pu J, Cohen D, Ravindran AV, Liu Y, Michael KD, Yang L, Liu L, Xie P (2016). Comparative efficacy and tolerability of antidepressants for major depression in children and adolescents: a network meta-analysis. Lancet, 388(10047), 881-90.

  • Dahlin, M., Andersson, G., Magnusson, K., Johansson, T., Sjögren, J., Håkansson, A., Pettersson, M., Kadowaki, Å., Cuijpers, P., & Carlbring, P. (2016). Internet-d-elivered acceptance-based behaviour therapy for generalized anxiety disorder: a , randomized controlled trial. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 77, 86-95.

  • Diedrich A, Hofmann SG, Cuijpers P, Berking M (2016). Self-compassion enhances the efficacy of explicit cognitive reappraisal as an emotion regulation strategy in individuals with major depressive disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 82, 1-10.

  • Driessen E, Smits N, Dekker JJM, Peen J, Don FJ, Kool S, Westra D, Hendriksen M, Cuijpers P, Van HL (2016). Differential efficacy of cognitive behavioral therapy and psychodynamic therapy for major depression: a study of prescriptive factors. Psychological Medicine, 46(04), 731-744.

  • Duman-Lubberding S, van Uden-Kraan CF, Jansen F, Witte BI, van der Velden LA, Lacko M, Cuijpers P, Leemans CR, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2016). Feasibility of an eHealth application “OncoKompas” to improve personalized survivorship cancer care. Support Care Cancer 24, 2163–2171.

  • Ebert DD, Buntrock C, Cuijpers P (2016). Online Intervention for Prevention of Major Depression-Reply. Journal of the American Medical Association, 316(8), 881-882.

  • Ebert D, Donkin L, Andersson G, Andrews G, Berger T, Carlbring P, Rozental A, Choi I, Laferton JACD, Johansson R, Kleiboer A, Lange A, Lehr D, Reins JA, Newby J, Perini S, Riper H, Ruwaard J, Sheeber L, Snoek FJ, Titov N, Ince BÜ, Van Bastelaar K, Vernmark K, van Straten A, Warmerdam L & Cuijpers P (2016). Does Internet based guided-self-help for depression cause harm? An individual participant data meta-analysis on deterioration rates and its moderators in randomised controlled trials. Psychological Medicine, 46, 2679–2693.

  • Ebert DD, Heber E, Berking M, Riper H, Cuijpers P, Funk B, Lehr D (2016). Self-guided Internet- and mobile-based stress management for employees Results of a randomized controlled trial. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 73(5), 315-323.

  • Ebert DD, Lehr D, Heber E, Riper H, Cuijpers P, Berking M (2016). Internet- and mobile-based stress management for employees with adherence-focused guidance: efficacy and mechanism of change. Scandinavian Journal of Work and Environmental Health, 42(5), 382-394.

  • Furukawa TA, Schramm E, Weitz ES, Salanti G, Efthimiou O, Michalak J, Watanabe N, Cipriani A, Keller MB, Kocsis JH, Cuijpers P (2016). Cognitive-Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP), drug or their combination: Differential therapeutics for persistent depressive disorder: A study protocol of an individual participant data network meta-analysis. BMJ Open, 6, e011769.

  • Holtmaat CJM, van der Spek N, Cuijpers P, Leemans CR, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2016). Posttraumatic growth among head and neck cancer survivors with psychological distress. Psycho-Oncology, 26(1), 96-101.

  • Zarski AC, Lehr D, Berking M, Riper H, Cuijpers P, Ebert DD (2016). Adherence to Internet-Based Mobile-Supported Stress Management: A Pooled Analysis of Individual Participant Data From Three Randomized Controlled Trials. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(6), e146

  • Jansen F, Krebber AMH, Coupé VMH, Cuijpers P, de Bree R, Becker-Commissaris A, Smit EF, van Straten A, Eeckhout GM, Beekman ATF, Leemans CR, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2016). Cost-utility of stepped care targeting psychological distress in head and neck cancer and lung cancer patients. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 35(3), 314-325.

  • Jobst A, Brakemeier EL, Buchheim A, Caspar F, Cuijpers P, Ebmeier KP, Falkai P, van der Gaag RJ, Gaebel W, Herpertz S, Kurimay T, Sabaß L, Schnell K, Schramm E, Torrent C, Wasserman D, Wiersma J, Padberg F (2016). European Psychiatric Association Guidance on Psychotherapy in Chronic Depression across Europe. European Psychiatry, 33, 18-36.

  • Karyotaki E. Smit Y, Holdt Henningsen K, Huibers MJH, Robayse J, de Beurs D, Cuijpers P (2016). Combining pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy or monotherapy for major depression? A meta-analysis on the long-term effects. Journal of Affective Disorders, 194(1), 144-152.

  • Karyotaki E, Smit Y, de Beurs DP, Henningsen KH, Robays J, Huibers MJH, Weitz E, Cuijpers P (2016). The long-term efficacy of acute phase psychotherapy for depression: a meta-analysis of randomized trials. Depression & Anxiety, 33(5), 370-383.

  • Kenter RMF, Cuijpers P, Beekman A, Van Straten A (2016). Effectiveness of a web-based guided self-help intervention for outpatients with a depressive disorder: Short-term results from a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(3), e80.

  • Kleiboer A, Smit J, Bosmans J, Ruwaard J, Andersson G, Topooco N, Berger T, Krieger T, Botella C, Banos R, Chevreul K, Araya R, Cerga-Pashoja A, Cieslak R, Rogala A, Vis C, Draisma S, Van Schaik A, Kemmeren L, Ebert D, Berking M, Funk B, Cuijpers P, Riper H (2016). European comparative effectiveness research on blended depression treatment versus treatment-as-usual(E-COMPARED): study protocol of a randomized controlled non-inferiority trial in eight European countries. Trials, 17(1), 387.

  • Kleijn G, Post L, Witte BI, Bohlmeijer ET, Westerhof GJ, Cuijpers P, Verdonck-de Leew IM (2016). Psychometric characteristics of a patient reported outcome measure on ego-integrity and despair among cancer patients. PLoS ONE 11(5), e0156003.

  • Kolovos S, Kleiboer A, Cuijpers P (2016). The effect of psychotherapy for depression on quality of life: a meta-analysis. British Journal of Psychiatry, 209, 460-468.

  • Krebber AH, Jansen F, Cuijpers P, Leemans CR, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2016). Screening for psychological distress in follow-up care to identify head and neck cancer patients with untreated distress. Supportive Care in Cancer, 24(6), 2541-2548.

  • Krebber AM, Cuijpers P, Witte BI, de Bree R, van Straten A, Eeckhout GM, Beekman ATF, Leemans CR, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2016). Stepped care targeting psychological distress in head and neck cancer survivors: Effectiveness of watchful waiting and guided self-help. Annals of Oncology, 27(9), 1754-60.

  • Oud M, Mayo-Wilson E, Braidwood R, Schulte P, Jones SH, Morriss R, Kupka R, Cuijpers P, Kendall T (2016). Psychological interventions for adults with bipolar disorder: A systematic review and meta- analysis. British Journal of Psychiatry, 208, 213-222.

  • Sijbrandij M, Kunovski I, Cuijpers P (2016). Effectiveness of Internet-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Depression & Anxiety, 33(9), 783-791.

  • Thielen FW, ten HaveM, de Graaf R, Cuijpers P, Beekman A, Evers S, Smit F (2016). Long‑term economic consequences of child maltreatment: a population‑based study. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 25(12), 1297-1305.

  • Thombs BD, Benedetti A, Kloda LA, Levis B, Azar M, Riehm KE, Saadat N, Cuijpers P, Gilbody S, Ioannidis JPA, MD, DSc13; Dean McMillan, Patten SB, Shrier I, Steele RJ, Ziegelstein RC, Loiselle CG, Henry M, Ismail Z, Mitchell N, Tonelli M (2016). The diagnostic accuracy of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) for detecting major depression: Protocol for a systematic review and individual patient data meta-analyses. BMJ Open, 6, e011913.

  • Van Ballegooijen W, Riper H, Cuijpers P, van Oppen P, Smit JH (2016). Validation of online psychometric instruments for common mental health disorders: A systematic review. BMC Psychiatry, 16(1), 45.

  • van der Zweerde V, Lancee J, Slottje P, Bosmans J, van Someren E, Reynolds C, Cuijpers P, van Straten A (2016). Cost-effectiveness of i-Sleep, a guided online CBT intervention, for patients with insomnia in general practice: protocol of a pragmatic randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry, 16(1), 85.

  • Van Zoonen K, Kleiboer A, Cuijpers P, Smit J, Penninx B, Verhaak P, Beekman A (2016). Determinants of attitudes towards professional mental health care, informal help and self-reliance in people with subclinical depression. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 62, 84-93.


2015 - Scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals


  • Weitz ES, Hollon SD, Twisk J, van Straten A, Huibers MJH, David D, DeRubeis RJ, Dimidjian S, Dunlop BW, Cristea IA, Faramarzi M, Hegerl U, Jarrett RB, Kheirkhah F, Kennedy SH, Mergl R, Miranda J, Mohr DC, Rush AJ, Siddique J, Simmons AD, Vittengl JR, Cuijpers P (2015). Does baseline depression severity moderate depression outcomes between CBT versus pharmacotherapy? An individual patient data meta-analysis. JAMA Psychiatry, 72, 1102-1109.

  • Cuijpers P (2015). Psychotherapies for adult depression: Recent developments. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 28, 24-29.

  • Cuijpers P, Weitz E, Karyotaki E, Garber J, Andersson G (2015). The effects of psychological treatment of maternal depression on children and parental functioning: A meta-analysis. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 24, 237–245.

  • Cuijpers P, Riper H, Andersson G (2015). Internet-based treatment of depression. Current Opinion in Psychology, 4, 131–135.

  • Cuijpers P, Cristea IA (2015). What if a placebo effect explained all the activity of depression treatments? World Psychiatry, 14, 310-311.

  • Cuijpers P, De Wit L, Weitz E, Andersson E, Huibers M (2015). The combination of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy in the treatment of adult depression: A comprehensive meta-analysis. Journal of Evidence-based Psychotherapies, 15, 147-168.

  • Cuijpers P, Smit F, Patel V, Diaz A, Li J, Reynolds CF (2015). Prevention of depressive disorders in older adults: An overview. PsyCh, 4, 3-10.

  • Cuijpers P, Karyotaki E, Andersson G, Li J, Mergl R, Hegerl U (2015). The effects of blinding on the outcomes of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy for adult depression: A meta-analysis. European Psychiatry, 30, 685-93.

  • Acarturk C, Konuk E, Cetinkaya M, Senay I, Sijbrandij M, Cuijpers P, Aker T (2015). EMDR for Syrian refugees with posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms: Results of a pilot randomized controlled trial. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 6, 27414.

  • Black CN, Bot M, Scheffer PG, Cuijpers P, Penninx BWJH (2015). Is depression associated with increased oxidative stress? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 51, 164-175.

  • Blom MM, Zarit SH, Groot Zwaaftink RBM, Cuijpers P, Pot AM (2015). Effectiveness of an Internet intervention for family caregivers of people with dementia: results of a randomized controlled trial. Plos One, 10(2), e0116622.

  • Bruijniks SJE, Bosmans J, Peeters FPML, Hollon SD, van Oppen P, van den Boogaard M, Dingemanse P, Cuijpers P, Arntz A, Franx G, and Huibers MJH (2015). Frequency and change mechanisms of psychotherapy among depressed patients: Study protocol for a multicenter randomized trial comparing twice-weekly versus once-weekly sessions of CBT and IPT. BMC Psychiatry, 15, 137.

  • Buntrock C, Ebert D, Lehr D, Riper H, Smit F, Cuijpers P, Berking M (2015). Effectiveness of a web-based cognitive behavioural intervention for sub-threshold depression: pragmatic randomised controlled trial. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 84, 348–358.

  • Cebria AI, Pérez-Bonaventura I, Cuijpers P, Kerkhof A, Parra I, Escayolaa A, García–Parésa G, Carles Oliva J, Puntı ́J, López D, Valles V, Pamias M, Hegerl U, Pérez-Sola V, Palao DJ (2015). Telephone management programme for patients discharged from an emergency department after a suicide attempt in a Spanish population: 5-year follow-up study. Crisis, 36, 345–352.

  • Cristea IA, Kok R, Cuijpers P (2015). The efficacy of cognitive bias modification interventions on mental health problems: A meta-analysis. British Journal of Psychiatry, 206, 7-16.

  • Cristea IA, Mogoașe C, David D, Cuijpers P (2015). Cognitive bias modification for mental health problems in children and adolescents: A meta-analysis. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 56, 723-734.

  • Cristea IA, Huibers MJH, David D, Hollon SD, Andersson G, Cuijpers P (2015). The effects of cognitive behavior therapy for adult depression on dysfunctional thinking: A meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 42, 62-71.

  • De Wit L, van Straten A, Lamers F, Cuijpers P, Penninx B (2015). Depressive and anxiety disorders: associated with losing or gaining weight over 2 years? Psychiatry Research, 227, 230-237.

  • Demarzo MMP, Montero-Marin J, Cuijpers P, Zabaleta-del-Olmo E, Mahtani KR, Vellinga A, Vicens C, Lopez-del-Hoyo Y, Garcia-Campayo. The efficacy of mindfulness-based interventions in primary care: A meta-analytic review. Annals of Family Medicine, 13, 573-582.

  • Driessen E, Hegelmaier LM, Abbass AA, Barber JP, Dekker JJ, Van HL, Jansma I, Cuijpers P (2015). The efficacy of short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy for depression: a meta-analysis update. Clinical Psychology Review, 42, 1-15.

  • Driessen E, Hollon SD, Bockting CLH, Cuijpers P, Turner EH (2015). Does publication bias inflate the apparent efficacy of psychological treatment for major depressive disorder? A systematic review and meta-analysis of us national institutes of health-funded trials. Plos One, 10(9), e0137864, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0137864.

  • Driessen E, Van HL, Peen J, Don FJ, Kool S, Westra D, Hendriksen M, Cuijpers P, Twisk JWR, Dekker JJM (2015). Therapist-rated outcomes in a randomized clinical trial comparing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Psychodynamic Therapy for major depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 170, 112-118.

  • Duman-Lubberding S, van Uden-Kraan CF, Peek N, Cuijpers P, Leemans CR, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2015). Health care professionals’ perspectives on follow-up care and an ehealth app in head and neck cancer survivorship care. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 17, e235.

  • Ebert DD, Zarski AC, Christensen H, Stikkelbroek Y, Cuijpers P, Berking M, Riper H (2015). Computer-based cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety and depression in youth: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled outcome trials. Plos One, 10, e0119895.

  • Ebert DD, Berking M, Cuijpers P, Lehr D, Pörtner M, Baumeister H (2015). Increasing the acceptance of Internet-based mental health interventions in primary care patients with depressive symptoms. A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Affective Disorders, 176, 9-17.

  • Ebert DD, Zarski AC, Christensen H, Stikkelbroek Y, Cuijpers P, Berking M, Riper H (2014). Computer-based cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety and depression in youth: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled outcome trials. Plos One, 10(3): e0119895.

  • Ebert DD, Berking M, Thiart H, Riper H, Laferton JAC, Cuijpers P, Sieland B, Lehr D (2015). Log in and breathe out: Efficacy of an internet-based unguided recovery-training for employees. Health Psychology, 34, S1240-S1251.

  • Flint J, Cuijpers P, Horder J, Koole SL, Munafò MR (2015). Is there an excess of significant findings in published studies of psychotherapy for depression? Psychological Medicine, 45, 439-446.

  • Geraedts AS, van Dongen JM, Kleiboer AM, Wiezer NM, van Mechelen W, Cuijpers P, Bosmans JE (2015). Economic evaluation of a Web-based guided selfhelp intervention for employees with depressive symptoms; results of a randomised controlled trial. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 57, 666-675.

  • Haanstra TM, Tilbury C, Kamper SJ, Tordoir RL, Vliet Vlieland TPM, Nelissen RGHH, Cuijpers P, de Vet HCW, Dekker J, Knol DL, Ostelo RW (2015). Can optimism, pessimism, hope, treatment credibility and treatment expectancy be distinguished in patients undergoing Total Hip and Total Knee Arthroplasty? Plos One, 10(7), e0133730.

  • Huibers, M. J. H., Cohen, Z. D., Lemmens, L. H. J. M., Arntz, A., Peeters, F. P. M. L., Cuijpers, P., & DeRubeis, R. J. (2015). Predicting optimal outcomes in cognitive therapy or interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed individuals using the Personalized Advantage Index approach. PloS One, 10(11), e0140771.

  • Jonker IE, Sijbrandij M, van Luijtelaar MJA, Cuijpers P, Wolf JRLM (2015). The effectiveness of interventions during and after residence in women’s shelters: a meta-analysis. European Journal of Public Health, 25, 15-19.

  • Jonkman H, Aussems C, Steketee M, Boutellier H, Cuijpers P (2015). Prevention of problem behaviours among adolescents: The impact of the Communities that Care strategy in the Netherlands (2008–2011). International Journal of Developmental Science, 9, 37–52.

  • Junge MN, Lehr D, Bockting CLH, Berking M, Riper H, Cuijpers P, EbertDD (2015). For whom are Internet-based Occupational Mental Health Interventions effective? Moderators of Internet-based Problem-Solving Training Outcome. Internet Interventions, doi:10.1016/j.invent.2014.11.007.

  • Karyotaki, E., Kleiboer, A., Smit, F., Turner, D. T., Mira Pastor, A., Andersson, G., Berger, T., Botella, C., Breton, J. M., Carlbring, P., Christensen, H., de Graaf, E., Griffiths, K., Donker, T., Farrer, L., Huibers, M., Lenndin, J., Mackinnon, A., Meyer, B., Moritz, S., Riper, H., Spek, V., Vernmark, K., & Cuijpers, P. (2015). Predictors of treatment dropout in self-guided web-based interventions for depression: An ‘‘individual patient data’’ meta-analysis. Psychological Medicine, 45, 2717-2726.

  • Kenter RMF, van de Ven PM, Cuijpers P, Koole G, Niamat S, Gerrits RS, Willems M, van Straten A (2015). Costs and effects of internet cognitive behavioral treatment blended with face-to-face treatment: results from a naturalistic study. Internet Interventions, 2(1), 77-83.

  • Kleiboer A, Donker T, Seekles W, van Straten A, Riper H, Cuijpers P (2015). A randomized controlled trial on the role of support in Internet-based problem solving therapy for depression and anxiety. Behaviour Research andTherapy, 72, 63-71.

  • Kok G, Burger H, Riper H, Cuijpers P, Dekker P, van Marwijk H, Smit F, Beck A, Bockting C (2015). The three-month effect of Mobile Internet-based Cognitive Therapy on the course of depressive symptoms in remitted recurrently depressed patients: results of a randomized controlled trial. Psychotherapy & Psychosomatics, 84, 90-99.

  • Lubberding S, van Uden-Kraan CF, Te Velde EA, Cuijpers P, Leemans CR, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2014). Improving access to supportive cancer care through an eHealth application: a qualitative needs assessment among cancer survivors. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24, 1367-1379.

  • Mohr DC, Schueller SM, Riley WT, Brown CH, Cuijpers P, Duan N, Kwasny MJ, Stiles-Shields C, Cheung K (2015). Trials of intervention principles: Evaluation methods for evolving behavioral intervention technologies. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 17(7): e166.

  • Otero P, Smit F, Vázquez FL, Cuijpers P, Torres A (2015). Longer-term efficacy of indicated depression prevention in non-professional caregivers: randomized controlled trial. Psychological Medicine, 45, 1401-1412.

  • Otero P, Smit F, Cuijpers P, DeRubeis RJ, Torres A, Vázquez FL (2015). Differential response to depression prevention among a sample of informal caregivers: moderator analysis of longer-term follow-up trial data. Psychiatry Research, 230, 271-278.

  • Park M, Verhoeven JE, Cuijpers P, Reynolds CF, Penninx BWJH (2015). Where you live may make you old: The association between perceived poor neighborhood quality and leukocyte telomere length. Plos One, 10, e0128460.

  • Schuurhuizen CS, Braamse AM, Beekman AT, Bomhof-Roordink H, Bosmans JE, Cuijpers P, Hoogendoorn AW, Konings IR, van der Linden MH, Neefjes EC, Verheul HM, Dekker J (2015). Screening and treatment of psychological distress in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer: study protocol of the TES trial. BMC Cancer, 15, 302.

  • Sorsdahl K, Myers B, Corrigal J, Cuijpers P, Smits N, Naledi T, Stein DJ. Adapting a blended motivational interviewing and problem-solving intervention to address risky substance use amongst South Africans. Psychotherapy Research, 25, 435-44.

  • Sorsdahl K, Stein DJ, Corrigal J, Cuijpers P, Smits N, Naledi T, Myers B (2015). The efficacy of a blended motivational interviewing and problem solving therapy intervention to reduce substance use among patients presenting for emergency services in South Africa: A randomized controlled trial. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, 10, 46.

  • Sijbrandij M, Kleiboer A, Bisson JI, Barbui C, Cuijpers P (2015). Pharmacological prevention of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Acute Stress Disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Psychiatry, 2, 413-421.

  • Thombs BD, Benedetti A, Kloda LA, Levis B, Riehm KE, Azar M, Cuijpers P, Gilbody S, Ioannidis JPA, McMillan D, Patten SB, Shrier I, Steele RJ, Ziegelstein RC, Tonelli M, Mitchell N, Comeau L, Schinazi J, Vigod S (2015). Diagnostic accuracy of the edinburgh postnatal depression scale (EPDS) for detecting major depression in pregnant and postnatal women: Protocol for a systematic review and individual patient data meta-analyses. BMJ Open, 5, e009742.

  • Ünlü Ince B, Cuijpers P, van ‘t Hof E, Riper H (2014). Reaching and recruiting Turkish migrants for a clinical trial through Facebook: A process evaluation. Internet Interventions, 1, 74-83.

  • Van Straten A, Hill J, Richards DA, Cuijpers P (2015). Stepped care treatment delivery for depression: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychological Medicine, 45, 231-246.

  • Van Zoonen K, Kleiboer A, Beekman ATF, Smit JH, Boerema AM, Cuijpers P (2015). Reasons and determinants of help-seeking in people with a subclinical depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 173, 105-112.

  • Vittengl JR, Jarrett RB, Weitz E, Hollon SD, Twisk J, Cristea I, David D, DeRubeis RJ, Dimidijan S, Dunlop BW, Faramarzi M, Hegerl U, Kennedy SH, Kheirkhah F, Mergl R, Miranda J, Mohr DC, Rush AJ, Segal ZV, Siddique J, Simmons AD, Cuijpers P (2015). Divergent outcomes in cognitive behavioral therapy and pharmacotherapy for adult depression. American Journal of Psychiatry, 173(5), 481-490.

  • Zhou X, Hetrick SE, Cuijpers P, Qin B, Barth J, Whittington CJ, Cohen D, Del Giovane C, Liu Y, Michael KD, Zhang Y, Weisz JR, Xie P (2015). Comparative efficacy and acceptability of psychotherapies for depression in children and adolescents: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. World Psychiatry, 14, 207-222.

  • Zhang Y, Zhou X, James AC, Qin B, Whittington CJ, Cuijpers P, Del Giovane C, Liu Y, Cohen D, Weisz JR, Xie P (2015). Comparative efficacy and acceptability of psychotherapies for acute anxiety disorders in children and adolescents: Study protocol for a network meta-analysis. BMJ Open, 5, e008572.


2014 - Scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals


  • Wittchen HU, Knappe S, Andersson G, Araya R, Banos Rivera RM, Barkham M, Bech P, Beckers T, Berger T, Berking M, Berrocal C, Botella C, Carlbring P, Chouinard G, Colom F, Csillag C, Cujipers P, David D, Emmelkamp PM, Essau CA, Fava GA, Goschke T, Hermans D, Hofmann SG, Lutz W, Muris P, Ollendick TH, Raes F, Rief W, Riper H, Tossani E, van der Oord S, Vervliet B, Haro JM, Schumann G. The need for a behavioural science focus in research on mental health and mental disorders. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 23 (Suppl. 1): 28-40.

  • Cuijpers P (2014). Combined pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy in the treatment of mild to moderate major depression? JAMA Psychiatry, 71, 747-748.

  • Cuijpers P, Vogelzangs N, Twisk J, Kleiboer A, Li J, Penninx B (2014). Comprehensive meta-analysis of excess mortality in depression in the general community versus patients with specific illnesses. Am J Psychiatry, 171, 453–462.

  • Cuijpers P, Sijbrandij M, Koole SL, Andersson G, Beekman AT, Reynolds III CF (2014). Adding psychotherapy to antidepressant medication in depression and anxiety disorders: A meta-analysis. World Psychiatry, 13, 56-67.

  • Cuijpers P, Sijbrandij M, Koole S, Huibers M, Berking M, Andersson G (2014). Psychological treatment of generalized anxiety disorder: A meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 34, 130-140.

  • Cuijpers P, Koole SL, van Dijke A, Roca M, Li J, Reynolds CF (2014). Psychotherapy for subclinical depression: A meta-analysis. British Journal of Psychiatry, Br J Psychiatry 2014; 205: 268-274.

  • Cuijpers P, Weitz E, Twisk J, Kuehner C, Cristea I, David D, DeRubeis RJ, Dimidjian S, Dunlop BW, Faramarzi M, Hegerl U, Jarrett RB, Kennedy SH, Kheirkhah F, Mergl R, Miranda J, Mohr DC, Segal ZV, Siddique J, Simons AD, Vittengl JR, Hollon SD (2014). Gender as predictor and moderator of outcome in cognitive behavior therapy and pharmacotherapy for adult depression: An “individual patient data” meta-analysis. Depression & Anxiety, 31, 941-951.

  • Cuijpers P, Turner EH, Mohr DC, Hofmann SG, Andersson G, Berking M, Coyne J (2014). Comparison of psychotherapies for adult depression to pill placebo control groups: A meta-analysis. Psychological Medicine, 44, 685-695.

  • Cuijpers P, Turner EH, Koole SL, van Dijke A, Smit F (2014). What is the threshold for a clinically relevant effect? The case of major depressive disorders. Depression and Anxiety, 31, 374-378.

  • Cuijpers P, Karyotaki E, Weitz E, Andersson G, Hollon SD, van Straten A (2014). The effects of psychotherapies for major depression in adults on remission, recovery and improvement: A meta-analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 159, 118-126.

  • Cuijpers P, Vogelzangs N, Twisk J, Kleiboer A, Li J, Penninx BW (2014). Is excess mortality higher in depressed men than in depressed women? A meta-analytic comparison. Journal of Affective Disorders, 161, 47-54.

  • Cuijpers P, Karyotaki E, Pot AM, Park M, Reynolds CF (2014). Managing depression in older age: psychological interventions. Maturitas, 79, 160-169.

  • Cuijpers P (2014). Towards a dimensional approach to common mental disorders in the ICD-11? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 48, 481-482.

  • Cuijpers P, de Wit L, Taylor A (2014). The effects of psychological treatments for adult depression on physical activity: A systematic review. Mental Health & Physical Activity, 7, 6-8.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A (2014). Treating social anxiety disorder: can the outcomes be further improved? Lancet Psychiatry, 1, 324-326..

  • Cuijpers P (2014). Personalized treatment for functional outcome in depression. Medicographia, 36, 476-481.

  • Cuijpers P, Riper H (2014). Internet interventions for depressive disorders; An overview. Revista de Psicopatología y Psicología Clínica, 19, 209-216.

  • Andersson, G., Cuijpers, P., Carlbring, P., Riper, H., & Hedman, E. (2014). Internet-based vs. face-to-face cognitive behaviour therapy for psychiatric and somatic disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis. World Psychiatry, 13, 288-295.

  • Biesheuvel-Leliefeld KEM, Kok GD, Bockting CLH, Cuijpers P, Hollon SD, van Marwijk HWJ, Smit F (2014). Effectiveness of psychological interventions in preventing recurrence of depressive disorder: Meta-analysis and meta-regression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 174C, 400–410.

  • Boele FW, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM, Cuijpers P, Reijneveld JC, Heimans JJ, Klein M (2014). Internet-based guided self-help for glioma patients with depressive symptoms: design of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Neurology, 14(1), 81.

  • Buntrock C, Ebert DD, Lehr D, Cuijpers P, Riper H, Smit F, Berking M (2014). Evaluating the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of web-based indicated prevention of major depression: Design of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry, 14, 25.

  • De Vos J, Houtzager L, Katsaragaki G, van de Berg E, Cuijpers P, Dekker J (2014). Pharmacotherapy for Anorexia Nervosa: A meta-analysis. Journal of Eating Disorders, 2, 27.

  • Ebert DD, Lehr D, Boss, Riper H, Cuijpers P, Andersson G, Thiart H, Eber H, Berking M (2014). Efficacy of an Internet-based problem-solving training for teachers: Results of a randomized controlled trial. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health, 40, 582-596.

  • Ebert DD, Lehr D, Baumeister H, Boß L, Riper H, Cuijpers P, Reins JA, Buntrock C, Berking M (2014). GET.ON Mood Enhancer: Efficacy of internet-based guided self-help compared to psychoeducation for depression: Study protocol for an investigator-blinded randomised controlled trial. Trials, 15, 39.

  • Ebert DD, Lehr D, Smit F, Zarski AC, Riper H, Heber E, Cuijpers P, Berking M (2014). Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of minimal guided and unguided internet-based mobile supported stress-management in employees with occupational stress; A three-armed randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 14, 807.

  • Ekers D, Webster L, Van Straten A, Cuijpers P, Richards D, Gilbody S (2014). Behavioural activation for depression; an update of meta-analysis of effectiveness and sub group analysis. Plos One, 9(6): e100100.

  • Emmelkamp PMG, David D, Beckers T, Muris P, Cuijpers P, Lutz W, Andersson G, Araya R, Banos Rivera RM, Barkham M, Berking M, Berger T, Botella C, Carlbring P, Colom F, Essau C, Hermans D, Hofmann SG, Knappe S, Ollendick TH, Raes F, Rief W, Riper H, Van Der Oord S, Vervliet B (2014). Advancing psychotherapy and evidence-based psychological interventions. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 23 (Suppl. 1): 58–91.

  • Fokkema M, Smits N, Finkelman MD, Kelderman H, Cuijpers P (2014). Curtailment: a method to reduce the length of self-report questionnaires while maintaining diagnostic accuracy. Psychiatry Research, 215(2):477-82.

  • Geraedts AS, Kleiboer AM, Wiezer NM, van Mechelen W, Cuijpers P (2014). Short-term effects of a web-based guided self-help intervention for employees with depressive symptoms: Randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 16, e121.

  • Geraedts AS, Kleiboer AM, Twisk J, Wiezer NM, van Mechelen W, Cuijpers P (2014). Web-based guided self-help for employees with depressive symptoms: long-term results of a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 16, e168.

  • Geraedts AS, Fokkema M, Kleiboer AM, Smit F, Wiezer NW, Majo MC, van Mechelen W, Cuijpers P, Penninx BWJH (2014). The longitudinal prediction of costs due to health care uptake and productivity losses in a cohort of employees with and without depression or anxiety. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 56, 794-801.

  • Geraedts A, Kleiboer A, Wiezer N, Mechelen van W, Cuijpers P, Anema JR (2014). Feasibility of a worker-directed web-based intervention for employees with depressive symptoms. Internet Interventions, 1, 132-140.

  • Habibovic M, Denollet J, Cuijpers P, Spek VRM, Van den Broek KC, Warmerdam L, van der Voort PH, Herrman JP, Bouwels L, Valk SSD, Alings M, Theuns DAMJ, Pedersen SS (2014). E-Health to manage distress in patients with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator: Primary results of the WEBCARE trial. Psychosomatic Medicine, 76, 593-602.

  • Habibovic M, Cuijpers P, Alings M, van der Voort P, Theuns D, Bouwels L, Herrman JP, Valk S, Pedersen S (2013). Attrition and adherence in the WEB-based distress management program for implantable CARdioverter dEfibrillator patients (WEBCARE) trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 16(2):e52.

  • Kok RN, van Straten A, Beekman ATF, de Neef M, Cuijpers P. (2014). Short-term effectiveness of web-based guided self-help for phobic outpatients: results from a randomised controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 16, e226.

  • Kooistra LC, Wiersma JE, Ruwaard J, van Oppen P, Smit F, Lokkerbol J, Cuijpers P, Riper H (2014). Blended vs. face-to-face cognitive behavioural treatment for major depression in specialized mental health care: study protocol of a randomized controlled cost-effectiveness trial. BMC Psychiatry, 14, 290.

  • Krebber AMH, Buffart LM, Riepma IC, Kleijn G, de Bree R, Leemans CR, Becker A, Brug J, van Straten A, Cuijpers P, Verdonck - de Leeuw IM (2013). Prevalence of depression in cancer patients: A meta-analysis of diagnostic interviews versus screening instruments. Psycho-Oncology, 23, 121-130.

  • Lee CW, Cuijpers P (2014). What does the data say about the importance of eye movement in EMDR? Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 45, 226-228.

  • Lokkerbol J, Adema D, Cuijpers P, Reynolds III CF, Schulz R, Weehuizen R, Smit F (2013). Improving the cost-effectiveness of a healthcare system for depressive disorders by implementing telemedicine: a health economic modeling study. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 22, 253-262.

  • Mohr DC, Ho J, Hart SL, Baron KG, Berendsen M, Beckner V, Cai X, Cuijpers P, Spring B, Kinsinger SW, Schroder KE, Duffecy J (2014). Control condition design and implementation features in controlled trials: A meta-analysis of trials evaluating psychotherapy for depression. Translational Behavioral Medicine: Practice, Policy and Research, 4, 407-423.

  • Park M, Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Reynolds CF (2014). The effects of psychological treatments of adult depression on social support: A meta-analysis. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 38, 600-611.

  • Renner F, Cuijpers P, Huibers MJH (2013). The effect of psychotherapy for depression on improvements in social functioning: A meta-analysis. Psychological Medicine, 44, 2913-2926.

  • Rietdijk J, Fokkema M, Stahl D, Valmaggia L, Ising H, Dragt S, Klaassen R, Nieman D, Loewy R, Cuijpers P, Delespaul P, Linszen D, van der Gaag M (2013). The distribution of self-reported psychotic-like experiences in non-psychotic help-seeking mental health patients in the general population; a factor mixture analysis. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 49, 349–358.

  • Riper H, Blankers M, Hadiwijaya H, Cunningham J, Clarke S, Wiers R, Ebert D, Cuijpers P (2014). Effectiveness of guided and unguided low intensity Internet interventions for adult alcohol misuse: A meta-analysis. Plos One, 9(6): e99912.

  • Riper H, Andersson G, Hunter SB, de Wit J, Berking M, Cuijpers P (2014). Treatment of comorbid alcohol use disorders and depression with cognitive-behavioural therapy and motivational interviewing: a meta-analysis. Addiction, 109, 394-406.

  • Rozental, A., Andersson, G., Boettcher, J., Ebert, D. D., Cuijpers, P., Knaevelsrud, C., Ljótsson, B., Kaldo, V., Titov, N., & Carlbring, P. (2014). Consensus statement on defining and measuring negative effects of Internet interventions. Internet Interventions, 1, 12–19.

  • Thombs BD, Benedetti A, Kloda LA, Levis B, Nicolau I, Cuijpers P, Gilbody S, Ioannidis JPA, McMillan D, Patten S, Shrier I, Steele RJ, Ziegelstein RC (2014). The Diagnostic Accuracy of the Patient Health Questionnaire-2 (PHQ-2) Patient Health Questionnaire-8 (PHQ-8) and Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) for Detecting Major Depression: Protocol for a Systematic Review and Individual Patient Data Meta-analyses. Systematic Reviews, 3, 124.

  • Turner DT, van der Gaag M, Karyotaki E, Cuijpers P (2014). Psychological interventions for psychosis: A meta-analysis of comparative outcome studies at post-treatment. American Journal of Psychiatry, 171, 523–538.

  • Ünlü B, Riper H, van ‘t Hof E, Cuijpers P (2014). The effects of psychotherapy for depression in ethnic minorities: A metaregression analysis. Psychiatric Services, 65, 612-617.

  • Ünlü B, Fassaert T, de Wit MAS, Cuijpers P, Smit J, Ruwaard J, Riper H (2014). The relationship between acculturation strategies and depressive and anxiety disorders in Turkish migrants in the Netherlands. BMC Psychiatry, 14, 252.

  • Van Ballegooijen W, Cuijpers P, Van Straten A, Karyotaki E, Andersson G, Smit JH, Riper H (2014). Adherence to internet-based and face-to-face cognitive behavioural therapy for depression: a meta-analysis. Plos One, 9(7): e100674.

  • van der Gaag M, Smit F, French P, Yung AR, McGorry P, Cuijpers P (2014). Response to the letters of Dr Amos and Dr Preti and colleagues. Schizophr Res, 153, 237-239.

  • van der Spek N, Vos J, van Uden-Kraan CF, Knipscheer-Kuipers K, Willemsen V, Breitbart W, Tollenaar RAEM, van Asperen CJ, Cuijpers P, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2014). Effectiveness and Cost Evaluation of Meaning-Centered Group Psychotherapy in Cancer Survivors: Protocol of a Randomized Controlled Trial. BMC Psychiatry, 14, 22.

  • van der Spek N, van Uden-Kraan CF, Vos J, Breitbart W, Tollenaar RAEM, van Asperen CJ, Cuijpers P, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2014). Meaning-Centered Group Psychotherapy in Cancer Survivors: a Feasibility Study. Psycho-Oncology, 23, 827-831.

  • Van der Zanden R, Garre FG, Curie K, Kramer J, Cuijpers P (2013). Online cognitive-based intervention for depression: exploring possible circularity in mechanisms of change. Psychological Medicine, 44, 1159-1170.

  • Van der Zanden AP, Curie K, Van Londen M, Kramer J, Steen G, Cuijpers P (2014). Web-based depression treatment: associations of clients’ word use with outcome and adherence. Journal of Affective Disorders, 160, 10-13.

  • van Straten A, Emmelkamp J, de Wit J, Lancee J, Andersson G, van Someren EJW, Cuijpers P (2014). Guided Internet-delivered cognitive behavioral treatment for insomnia: a randomized trial. Psychological Medicine, 44, 1521-1532.

  • Van Zoonen K, Buntrock C, Ebert DD, Smit F, Reynolds CF, Beekman ATF, Cuijpers P (2014). Preventing the onset of major depressive disorder: A meta-analytic review of psychological interventions. International Journal of Epidemiology, 43, 318–329.

  • Vera-Villarroel P, Piqueras JA, Kuhne W, Cuijpers P, van Straten A (2014). Differences between men and women in self-reported body mass index and its relation to drug use. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention and Policy, 9, 1.

  • Weitz E, Hollon SD, Kerkhof A, Cuijpers P (2014). Do depression treatments reduce suicidal ideation? The effects of CBT, IPT, pharmacotherapy, and placebo on suicidality. Journal of Affective Disorders, 167, 98-103.


2013 - Scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals


  • Kok GD, Bockting CLH, Burger H, Hannig W, Pijnenborg GHM, Cuijpers P, Hollon SD (2013). Double trouble: Does co-morbid chronic somatic illness increase risk for recurrence in depression? A systematic review. Plos One, 8, e57510.

  • Cuijpers P, Vogelzangs N, Twisk J, Kleiboer A, Li J, Penninx BW (2013). Differential mortality rates in major and subthreshold depression? A meta-analysis of studies that measured both. British Journal of Psychiatry, 202, 22-27.

  • Cuijpers P, Sijbrandij M, Koole SL, Andersson G, Beekman AT, Reynolds III CF (2013). The efficacy of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy in treating depressive and anxiety disorders: a meta-analysis of direct comparisons. World Psychiatry, 12, 137–148.

  • Cuijpers P, de Beurs DP, van Spijker BAJ, Berking M, Andersson G, Kerkhof AJFM (2013). The effects of psychotherapy for adult depression on suicidality and hopelessness: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 144, 183–190.

  • Cuijpers P, Huibers M, Ebert DD, Koole SL, Andersson G (2013). How much psychotherapy is needed to treat depression? A metaregression analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 149, 1–13.

  • Cuijpers P, Hollon SD, van Straten A, Bockting C, Berking M, Andersson G (2013). Does cognitive behaviour therapy have an enduring effect that is superior to keeping patients on continuation pharmacotherapy? A meta-analysis. BMJ Open, 2013: 3, doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2012-002542

  • Cuijpers P, Berking M, Andersson G, Quigley L, Kleiboer A, Dobson KS (2013). A meta-analysis of cognitive behavior therapy for adult depression, alone and in comparison to other treatments. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 58, 376-385.

  • Cuijpers P (2013). Effective therapies or effective mechanisms in treatment guidelines for depression? Depression & Anxiety, 30, 1055–1057.

  • Barth J, Munder T, Gerger H, Nuesch E, Trelle S, Znoj H, Juni P, Cuijpers P (2013). Comparative efficacy of seven psychotherapeutic interventions for depressed patients: A network meta-analysis. Plos Medicine, 10(5): e1001454.

  • Berking M, Ebert D, Cuijpers P, Hofmann SG (2013). Emotion-regulation skills training enhances the efficacy of inpatient cognitive behavioral therapy for major depressive disorder: A randomized controlled trial. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 82, 234-245.

  • Blom MM, Bosmans JE, Zarit Sherida,, Pot AM (2013). Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of an internet intervention for family caregivers of people with dementia: design of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry 13: 17.

  • Bower P, Kontopantelis E, Sutton A, Kendrick T, Richards D, Gilbody S, Knowles S, Cuijpers P, Andersson G, Christensen H, Meyer B, Huibers M, Smit F, van Straten A, Warmerdam L, Barkham M, Bilich L, Lovell K, Liu E (2013). Who should get low-intensity treatments for depression? An individual patient data meta-analysis. British Medical Journal, BMJ 2013; 346: f540 doi: 10.1136/bmj.f540 (Published 26 February 2013).

  • Donker T, Bennett- Bennett K, Bennett A, Mackinnon A, Van Straten A, Cuijpers P, Christensen H, Griffiths K (2013). Internet-delivered Interpersonal Therapy versus internet-delivered Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for adults with depressive symptoms: A Randomized Controlled Noninferiority Trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 15, e82.

  • Donker T, Batterham PJ, Warmerdam L, Bennett K, Bennett A, Cuijpers P, Griffiths KM, Christensen H (2013). Predictors and moderators of response to internet-delivered Interpersonal Psychotherapy and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 151, 343-51.

  • Donker T, Calear A, Grant JB, van Spijker B, Fenton K, Hehir KK, Cuijpers P, Christensen H (2013). Suicide prevention in schizophrenia spectrum disorders and psychosis: a systematic review. BMC Psychology 2013, 1, 6.

  • Driessen E, Van HL, Don FJ, Peen J, Kool S, Westra D, Hendriksen M, Schoevers RA, Cuijpers P, Twisk JWR, Dekker JJM (2013). The efficacy of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Psychodynamic Therapy in the outpatient treatment of major depression: a randomized clinical trial. Am J Psychiatry, 170, 1041–1050.

  • Ebert DD, Gollwitzer M, Riper H, Cuijpers P, Baumeister H, Berking M (2013). For whom does it work? Moderators of outcome from a randomized controlled trial on the effects of a transdiagnostic internet-based maintenance treatment after inpatient psychotherapy. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 15 (10), e191.

  • Elbers NA, Akkermans AJ, Cuijpers P, Collie A, Ruseckaite R, Bruinvels DJ (2013). Do claim factors predict health care utilization after traffic accidents? Accident Analysis & Prevention, 53, 121-126.

  • Elbers NA, Hulst L, Cuijpers P, Akkermans AJ, Bruinvels DJ (2012). Do compensation processes impair mental health? A meta-analysis. Injury, 44, 674-683.

  • Elbers NA, Akkermans AJ, Cuijpers P, Bruinvels DJ (2013). Effectiveness of a web-based intervention for injured claimants: a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 14, 227

  • Fokkema M, Smits N, Kelderman H, Cuijpers P (2013). Response shifts in mental health interventions: An illustration of longitudinal measurement invariance. Psychological Assessment, 25, 520-531.

  • Geraedts AS, Kleiboer AM, Wiezer NM, van Mechelen W, Cuijpers P (2013). Web-based guided self-help for employees with depressive symptoms (Happy@Work): design of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry, 13, 61.

  • Haanstra TM, Hanson L, Evans R, van Nes F, De Vet HCW, Cuijpers P, Ostelo RWJG (2013). How do low back pain patients conceptualize their expectations? Content analysis of interviews. European Spine Journal, 22, 1986-1995.

  • Hollon SD, Cuijpers P (2013). Reviewing psychological treatments of adult depression. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 58, 373-375.

  • Johansson R, Nyblom A, Carlbring P, Cuijpers P, Andersson G (2013). Choosing between Internet-based psychodynamic versus cognitive behavioral therapy for depression: a pilot preference study. BMC Psychiatry, 13, 268..

  • Kenter R, Warmerdam L, Brouwer-Dudok de Wit CAC, Cuijpers P, van Straten A (2013). Guided online treatment in routine mental health care: an observational study on uptake, drop-out and effects. BMC Psychiatry, 13, 43.

  • Lee C, Cuijpers P (2013). A meta-analysis of the contribution of eye movements in processing emotional memories. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 44, 231-239.

  • Lokkerbol J, de Graaf R, ten Have M, Cuijpers P, Beekman A, Weehuizen R, Smit F (2013). Burden of disease due to mental disorders. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 48, 1591-1599.

  • Paxling B, Lundgren S, Norman A, Almlöv J, Carlbring P, Cuijpers P (2013). Therapist behaviours in Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy: Analyses of e-mail correspondence in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 41, 280-289..

  • Renner F, Penninx BWJH, Peeters F, Cuijpers P, Huibers MJH (2013). Two-year stability and change of neuroticism and extraversion in treated and untreated persons with depression: Findings from the Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA). Journal of Affective Disorders, 150, 201-208..

  • Rietdijk J, Ising H, Dragt S, Klaassen R, Nieman D, Wunderink L, Cuijpers P, Linszen D, van der Gaag M (2013). Depression and social anxiety in help-seeking patients with an ultra-high risk for developing psychosis. Psychiatry Research, 209, 309–313.

  • Samur D, Tops M, Quirin M, Cuijpers P, Koole SL. Dealing with alexithymia: After four decades of basic research, the time seems ripe to move towards clinical applications. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 861.

  • Seekles W, Cuijpers P, Kok R, Beekman A, van Marwijk H, van Straten A. Psychological treatment of anxiety in primary care: A meta-analysis. Psychological Medicine, 43, 351-361.

  • Ünlü B, Cuijpers P, van ‘t Hof E, van Ballegooijen W, Christensen H, Riper H (2013). Internet-based, culturally sensitive problem solving therapy for Turkish migrants with depression: results from a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 15, e227.

  • van Ballegooijen W, Riper H, Klein B, Ebert D, Kramer J, Meulenbeek P, Cuijpers P (2013). Low-intensity treatment for panic symptoms – A pragmatic randomised controlled trial of an internet-based guided self-help intervention. JMIR, 15, e154.

  • van der Gaag M, Smit F, Bechdolf A, French P, Linszen DH, Yung AR, McGorry P, Cuijpers P (2013). Preventing a first episode of psychosis: meta-analysis of randomized controlled prevention trials of 12 month and longer-term follow-ups. Schizophrenia Research, 149, 56-62.

  • van der Meer RM, Willemsen MC, Smit F, Cuijpers P (2013). Smoking cessation interventions for smokers with current or past depression. Cochrane Library, 8, CD006102.

  • Van der Spek N, Vos J, van Uden-Kraan CF, Breitbart W, Tollenaar RAEM, Cuijpers p, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2013). Meaning making in cancer survivors: a focus group study. Plos One, 9, e76089.

  • van Londen G, Beckjord EB, Dew MA, Cuijpers P, Tadic S, Brufsky1 A (2012). Multifactorial breast cancer survivorship care. Breast Cancer Management, 2, 71-81.

  • Warmerdam L, Van Straten A, Twisk J, Cuijpers P (2013). Predicting outcome of Internet-based treatment for depressive symptoms. Psychotherapy Research, 23, 559-567.

  • Wersebe H, Sijbrandij M, Cuijpers P (2013). Psychological Group-treatments of Social Anxiety Disorder: A meta-analysis. Plos One, 8(11): e79034.

  • Zegwaard M, Aartsen MJ, Grypdonck MHF, Cuijpers P (2013). Differences in impact of long term caregiving for mentally ill older adults on the daily life of informal caregivers. A qualitative study. BMC Psychiatry, 13, 103.


2012 - Scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals


  • Van der Zanden R, Kramer J, Gerrits R, Cuijpers P (2012). Effectiveness of an online group course for adolescents and young adults: A randomized trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 14, e86.

  • Cuijpers P, Beekman ATF, Reynolds CF. Preventing depression: A global priority. Journal of the American Medical Association, JAMA, 307, 1033-1034.

  • Cuijpers P, Driessen E, Hollon SD, van Oppen P, Barth J, Andersson G (2012). The efficacy of non-directive supportive therapy for adult depression: A meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 32, 280-291.

  • Cuijpers P, Reynolds CF, Donker T, Li J, Andersson G, Beekman A (2012). Personalized treatment of adult depression: Medication, psychotherapy or both? A systematic review. Depression and Anxiety, 29, 855-864.

  • Andersson, G., Paxling, B., Roch-Norlund, P., Östman, G., Norgren, A., Almlöv, J., Georén, L., Breitholtz, E., Dahlin, M,, Cuijpers, P., Carlbring, P., & Silverberg F. (2012). Internet-based psychodynamic vs. cognitive behavioural guided self-help for generalized anxiety disorder: A randomised controlled trial. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 81, 344-355.

  • Andersson, G., Paxling, B., Wiwe, M., Vernmark, K., Bertholds Felix, C., Lundborg, L., Furmark, T., Cuijpers, P., & Carlbring, P. (2012). Therapeutic alliance in guided Internet-delivered cognitive behavioral treatment of depression, generalized anxiety disorder and social anxiety disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 50, 544-550.

  • Batelaan NM, Spijker J, de Graaf R, Cuijpers P (2012). Mixed Anxiety Depression should not be included in DSM-5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 200, 495-498.

  • Batelaan NB, Smit JH, Cuijpers P, van Marwijk HWJ, Terluin B, van Balkom AJLM (2012). Prevention of anxiety disorders in primary care: A feasibility study. BMC Psychiatry, 12, 206.

  • Boeschoten RE, Nieuwenhuis MM, van Oppen P, Uitdehaag BMJ, Polman CH, Collette EH, Cuijpers P, Beekman ATF, Dekker J. Feasibility and Outcome of a Web-based Self-help Intervention for Depressive Symptoms in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis: A Pilot Study. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 315, 104-109.

  • Boeschoten RE, Dekker J, Uitdehaag BMJ, Polman CH, Collette EH, Cuijpers P, Beekman ATF, van Oppen P (2012). Internet-based self-help treatment for depression in multiple sclerosis: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry, 12, 137.

  • Braamse AMJ, Gerrits MMJG, van Meijel B, Visser O, van Oppen P, Boenink AD, Cuijpers P, Huijgens PC, Beekman ATF, Dekker J (2011). Predictors of health-related quality of life in patients treated with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplantation, 47, 757-769.

  • Clignet FGHM, van Meijel B, van Straten A, Lampe IK, Cuijpers P (2012). The Systematic Activation Method (SAM) in Depressed Elderly. A case report. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 48, 25–33.

  • Clignet F, van Meijel B, van Straten A, Cuijpers P (2012). The systematic activation method as a nursing intervention in depressed elderly: a protocol for a multi – centre cluster randomized trial. BMC Psychiatry, 12, 144.

  • Elbers NA, van Wees KAPC, Akkermans AJ, Cuijpers P, Bruinvels DJ. Exploring lawyer-client interaction: A qualitative study of positive lawyer characteristics. Psychological Injury and Law, 5, 89-94.

  • Haanstra TM, van den Berg T, Ostelo RWGJ, Poolman RW, Jansma IP, Cuijpers P, de Vet HCW (2012). Do patient expectations influence health outcomes in total knee and total hip arthroplasty? Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 10, 152.

  • Hart SL, Hoyt MA, Diefenbach M, Anderson DR, Kilbourn KM, Craft LL, Steel JL, Cuijpers P, Mohr DC, Berendsen M, Spring B, Stanton AL (2012). Meta-analysis of efficacy of interventions for elevated depressive symptoms in adults diagnosed with cancer. Journal of the National Cancer Institute, doi: 10.1093/jnci/djs256.

  • Hart SI, Hoyt MA, Diefenbach M, Anderson DR, Kilbourn KM, Craft LL, Steel JL, Cuijpers P, Mohr DC, Berendsen M, Spring B, Stanton AL (2012). Response to Coyne. Journal of the National Cancer Institute, epub ahead of print.

  • Hoek W, Schuurmans J, Koot HM, Cuijpers P (2012). Effects of Internet-based guided self-help problem-solving therapy for adolescents with depression and anxiety: A randomized controlled trial. Plos One 7(8): e43485.

  • Hoek W, Aarts F, Schuurmans J, Cuijpers P (2012). Non-participation in an Internet intervention trial for depression and anxiety in adolescents. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 21, 593-595.

  • Jamal M, Van der Does AJW, Cuijpers P, Penninx BWJH (2012). Association of smoking and nicotine dependence with severity and course of depressive and anxiety symptoms in psychiatric out-patients. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 126, 138-146.

  • Johansson R, Ekbladh S, Hebert A, Lindström M, Möller S, Petitt E, Poysti S, Larsson MH, Rousseau A, Carlbring P, Cuijpers P, Andersson G (2012). Psychodynamic guided self-help for adult depression through the internet: A randomised controlled trial. PloS One, 7, e38021.

  • Warmerdam L, Riper H, Klein M, van den Ven P, Rocha A, Ricardo Henriques M, Tousset E, Silva H, Andersson G, Cuijpers P (2012). Innovative ICT Solutions to Improve Treatment Outcomes for Depression: The ICT4Depression Project. Studies in Health Technology and Information, 181, 339-343.

  • Klaassens ER, Giltay EJ, Cuijpers P, van Veen T, Zitman FG (2012). Adulthood trauma and HPA-axis functioning in healthy subjects and PTSD patients: A meta-analysis. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 37, 317-331..

  • Kok RN, van Straten A, Beekman AT, Bosmans JE, de Neef M, Cuijpers P. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of web-based treatment for phobic outpatients on a waiting list for psychotherapy: protocol of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry 2012 Aug 31;12(1):131.

  • Krebber AMH, Leemans CR, de Bree R, van Straten A, Smit F, Smit EF, Becker A, Eeckhout GM, Beekman ATF, Cuijpers P, Verdonck-de Leeuw IK (2012). Stepped care targeting psychological distress in cancer patients: a randomized clinical trial to evaluate cost-effectiveness of a psychological care program including watchful waiting, guided self-help, problem solving treatment, and psychotherapy or medication. BMC Cancer, 12, 173.

  • Reynolds CF, Cuijpers P, Patel V, Cohen A, Dias A, Chowdhary N, Okereke O, Amanda Dew M, Anderson SJ, Mazumdar S, Lotrich F, Albert SM (2012). Early intervention to reduce the global burden of major depression in older adults. Annual Review of Public Health, 33, 123–35

  • Rietdijk, J., Klaassen, R., Ising H. K., Dragt, S., Nieman, D. H., Van de Kamp, J., Cuijpers, P., Linszen, D.H., & Van der Gaag, M. (2012). Detection of people at risk of developing psychosis: comparison of two different recruitment strategies. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 126, 21-30.

  • Seekles W, Cuijpers P, van de Ven P, Penninx B, Verhaak P, Beekman A, van Straten A (2012). Personality and perceived need for mental health care among primary care patients. Journal of Affective Disorders, 136, 666-674.

  • Smits N, Zitman FG, Cuijpers P, den Hollander ME, Calier IVE (2012). A proof of principle for using adaptive testing in Routine Outcome Monitoring: the efficiency of the Mood and Anxiety Symptoms Questionnaire -Anhedonic Depression CAT. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12, 4.

  • Stikkelbroek Y, de Graaf R, ten Have M, Prinzie P, Cuijpers P (2011). Parental death during childhood and psychopathology in adulthood. Psychiatry Research, 198, 516–520.

  • Thombs BD, Coyne JC, Cuijpers P, de Jonge P, Gilbody S, Ioannidis JPA, Johnson BT, Patten SB, Turner EH, Ziegelstein RC (2012). Rethinking recommendations for screening for depression in primary care. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 184, 413-418.

  • Thombs BD, Coyne JC, Cuijpers P, de Jonge P, Gilbody S, Ioannidis JPA, Johnson BT, Patten SB, Turner EH, Ziegelstein RC (2012). Re-rethinking the article by Thombs and colleagues. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 184, 438-439.

  • Van Ballegooijen W, Riper H, Donker T, Abello KM, Marks I, Cuijpers P (2012). Single-item screening for agoraphobia: validation of a web-based audiovisual screening instrument. Plos One, 7, e38480.

  • Van Bastelaar KMP, Pouwer F, Cuijpers P, Riper H, Twisk JWR, Snoek FJ (2012). Is a severe clinical profile an effect-modifier in a web-based diabetes-specific depression treatment? Secondary analyses from a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 14, e2.

  • van der Gaag M, Nieman D, Rietdijk J, Dragt S, Ising-Echergui H, Klaassen R, Koeter M, Cuijpers P, Wunderink L, Linszen D (2012). Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for subjects at ultra-high risk for developing psychosis: A randomised controlled clinical trial. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 38, 1180-1188.

  • Van der Lem R, de Wever WWH, van der Wee NJH, van Veen T, Cuijpers P, Zitman FG (2012). The generalizability of psychotherapy efficacy trials in major depressive disorder: An analysis of the influence of patient selection in efficacy trials on symptom outcome in daily practice. BMC Psychiatry, 12, 192.

  • Yu J, Li J, Cuijpers P, Wu S, Wu Z (2012). Prevalence and correlates of depressive symptoms in Chinese older adults: A population-based study. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 27, 305–312.


2011 - Scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals


  • Van Bastelaar K, Pouwer F, Cuijpers P, Riper H, Snoek F (2011). Web-based Depression Treatment for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes patients: A Randomized, Controlled Trial. Diabetes Care, 34, 320-325.

  • Zhang B, Fokkema M, Cuijpers P, Li J, Smits N, Beekman A (2011). Measurement invariance of the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression scale (CES-D) among chinese and dutch elderly. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 11, 74.

  • Zegwaard M, Grypdonck MHF, Cuijpers P, Aartsen MJ (2011). A conceptual model of perceived burden of informal caregivers for older persons with a severe functional psychiatric syndrome and concomitant problematic behaviour. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 20, 2233–2258.

  • Wiersma JE, Titov N, Van Schaik DJF, Van Oppen P, Beekman ATF, Cuijpers P, Andrews GA (2011). Treating chronic symptoms of depression in the virtual clinic: Findings on chronicity of depression in patients treated with internet-based computerized cognitive behaviour therapy for depression. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 80, 313–315

  • Van 't Veer-Tazelaar PJ, van Marwijk HWJ, van Oppen P, van der Horst HE, Smit F, Cuijpers P, Beekman ATF (2011). Prevention of late-life anxiety and depression has sustained effects over 24 months: A pragmatic randomized trial. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 19, 230–239.

  • Van 't Hof E, Cuijpers P, Waheed W, Stein DJ (2011). Psychological treatments for depression and anxiety disorders in Low- and middle- income countries: a meta-analysis. African Journal of Psychiatry, 14, 200-207.

  • Van 't Hof E, Stein DJ, Marks I, Tomlinson M, Cuijpers P (2011). The effectiveness of problem solving therapy in deprived South African communities: results from a pilot study. BMC Psychiatry 2011, 11, 156

  • Van der Zanden RA, Kramer JJ, Cuijpers P (2011). Effectiveness of an online group course for adolescents and young adults with depressive symptoms: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials 2011, 12, 196.

  • Van Bastelaar K, Cuijpers P, Pouwer F, Heleen Riper, Snoek FJ (2011). Development and reach of a web-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy programme to reduce symptoms of depression and diabetes-specific distress. Patient Education and Counseling, 84, 49-55.

  • van Ballegooijen W, Riper H, van Straten A, Kramer J, Conijn B, Cuijpers P (2011). The effects of an Internet based self-help course for reducing panic symptoms - Don't Panic Online: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 12, 75.

  • Sturaro C, van Lier P, Cuijpers P, Koot HM (2010). The role of peer relationships in the development of early school-age externalizing problems. Child Development, 82, 758-765.

  • Smits N, van Straten A, Cuijpers P (2011). Applying computerized adaptive testing to the CES-D scale: A simulation study. Psychiatry Research, 188, 147-155.

  • Seekles W, van Straten A, Beekman A, van Marwijk H, Cuijpers P (2011). Stepped care treatment for depression and anxiety in primary care. a randomized controlled trial. Trials 2011, 12:171

  • Seekles W, van Straten A, Beekman A, van Marwijk H, Cuijpers P (2011). Effectiveness of guided self-help for depression and anxiety disorders in primary care: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial. Psychiatry Research, 187, 113-120.

  • Rietdijk J, Hogerzeil SJ, van Hemert B, Cuijpers P, Linszen DH, van der Gaag M (2011). Pathways to psychosis: help-seeking behavior in the prodromal phase. Schizophrenia Research, 132, 213–219.

  • Proudfoot J, Klein B, Barak A, Carlbring P, Cuijpers P, Lange A, Ritterband L, Andersson G (2011). Establishing guidelines for executing and reporting internet intervention research. Cognitive Behaviour Research, 40, 82-97.

  • Piqueras JA, Kuhne W, Vera-Villarroel P, Van Straten A, Cuijpers P (2011). Happiness and health behaviours in Chilean college students: a cross-sectional survey. BMC Public Health, 11, 443.

  • Penninx BWJH, Nolen WA, Lamers F, Zitman FG, Smit JH, Spinhoven P, Cuijpers P, de Jong PJ, van Marwijk HWJ, van der Meer K, Verhaak P, Laurant MGH, de Graaf R, Hoogendijk WJ, van der Wee N, Ormel J, van Dyck R, Beekman ATF for the NESDA research consortium (2011). Two-year course of depressive and anxiety disorders: Results from the Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA). Journal of Affective Disorders, 133, 76-85.

  • De Wit L, van Straten A, Lamers F, Cuijpers P, Penninx B (2011). Are sedentary television watching and computer use behaviors associated with anxiety and depressive disorders? Psychiatry Research, 186, 239-243.

  • Mohr DC, Cuijpers P, Lehman KA (2011). Supportive Accountability: A model for providing human support for internet and ehealth interventions. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 13, e30.

  • Karsten J, Hartman CA, Smit JH, Zitman FG, Beekman ATF, Cuijpers P, Van der Does AJW, Ormel J, Nolen WA, Penninx BWJH (2011). Prior history and subthreshold symptoms as predictors of the occurrence of depressive or anxiety disorder within two years. British Journal of Psychiatry, 198, 206-212.

  • Jonkman J, Boutellier H, Cuijpers P, van der Looyd P, Twisk J (2011). Targeted prevention of anti-social behavior in an urban context. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 13, 102-118

  • Joling KJ, van Hout HPJ, van ‘t Veer-Tazelaar PJ, van der Horst HE, Cuijpers P, van de Ven PM, van Marwijk HWJ (2011). The effectiveness of bibliotherapy for very old adults with sub-threshold depression: a randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 19, 256-265.

  • Jamal M, Van der Does AJW, Penninx BWJH, Cuijpers P (2011). Age at smoking onset and the onset of depression and anxiety disorders. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 13, 809-819.

  • Elbers NA, Akkermans AJ, Cuijpers P, Bruinvels DJ (2011). Empowerment of personal injury victims through the internet: design of a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 12, 29.

  • Ekkers WDJ, Korrelboom KW, Huijbrechts IPAM, Smits N, Cuijpers P, Van der Gaag M (2011). Competitive Memory Training for treating depression and rumination in depressed older adults: a randomized controlled trial. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 49, 588-596.

  • Drost LM, Cuijpers P, Schippers GM (2011). Adolescents with parents who suffer from a mental illness: how to construct a support website. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 16, 351–364.

  • Donker T, van Straten A, Marks I, Cuijpers P (2011). Quick and easy self-rating of Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Validity of the Dutch web-based GAD-7, GAD-2 and GAD-SI. Psychiatry Research, 188, 58–64.

  • Dai B, Li J, Cuijpers P (2011). Psychological treatment of depressive symptoms in Chinese elderly inpatients with significant medical comorbidity: A meta-analysis. BMC Psychiatry, 11, 92.

  • Carlbring P, Maurin T, Sjömark J, Maurin L, Westling BE, Ekselius L, Cuijpers P, Andersson G (2011). All at once or one at the time? A randomized controlled trial comparing two ways to deliver bibliotherapy for panic disorder. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 40, 228-235.

  • Bockting CLH, Kok GD, van der Kamp L, Smit F, van Valen E, Schoevers R, van Marwijk H, Cuijpers P, Riper H, Dekker J, Beck AT (2011). Disrupting the rhythm of depression using Mobile Cognitive Therapy for recurrent depression: Randomized controlled trial design and protocol. BMC Psychiatry, 11, 12.

  • Andersson G, Estling F, Jakobsson E, Cuijpers P, Carlbring P (2011). Can the patient decide which modules to endorse? An open trial of tailored Internet treatment of anxiety disorders. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 40, 57–64.

  • Almlöv J, Carlbring P, Berger T, Cuijpers P, Andersson G (2011). Therapist factors in Internet-delivered CBT for major depressive disorder. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 39, 311-322.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Donker T, Andersson G (2011). Psychological treatment of depression: Results of a series of meta-analyses. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, 65, 354-364.

  • Cuijpers P, Smit F, Unger F, Stikkelbroek Y, ten Have M, de Graaf R (2011). The disease burden of childhood adversities in adults: A population-based study. Child Abuse and Neglect, 35, 937– 945.

  • Cuijpers P (2011). Prevention of depressive disorders: Towards a further reduction of the disease burden of mental disorders. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 5, 179–180.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A (2011). New psychotherapies for mood and anxiety disorders: Necessary innovation or waste of resources? Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 56, 251-251.

  • Cuijpers (2011). The patient perspective in research on major depression. BMC Psychiatry, 11, 89.

  • Cuijpers P, Donker T, Johansson R, Mohr DC, van Straten A, Andersson G (2011). Self-guided psychological treatment for depressive symptoms: A meta-analysis. PloS One, 6(6), e21274.

  • Cuijpers P, Clignet F, van Meijel B, van Straten A, Li J, Andersson G (2011). Psychological treatment of depression in inpatients: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 31, 353–360.

  • Cuijpers P, Geraedts AS, van Oppen P, Andersson G, Markowitz JC, van Straten A (2011). Interpersonal psychotherapy of depression: A meta-analysis. American Journal of Psychiatry, 168, 581-592.


2010 - Scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals


  • Donker T, Comijs HC, Cuijpers P, Terluin B, Nolen WA, Zitman FG, Penninx BWJH (2010). The validity of the Dutch K10 and extended K10 screening scales for depressive and anxiety disorders. Psychiatry Research, 176, 45-50.

  • Donker T, van Straten A, Marks I, Cuijpers P (2010). Brief self-rated screening for depression on the Internet. Journal of Affective Disorders, 122, 253-259.

  • Driessen E, Cuijpers P, Hollon SD, Dekker JJM (2010). Does pre-treatment severity moderate the efficacy of psychological treatment of adult outpatient depression? A meta-analysis. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 78, 668-680.

  • Driessen, E., Cuijpers, P., de Maat, S.C.M., Abbass, A.A., de Jonghe, F. & Dekker, J.J.M. (2010). The efficacy of short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy for depression: A meta-analysis, Clinical Psychology Review, 30, 25–36

  • Fassaert T, Peen J, de Wit MAS, Schrier AC, van Straten A, Heijnen H, Cuijpers P, Verhoeff AP, Beekman ATF, Dekker J (2010). Ethnic differences and similarities in outpatient depression care. Psychiatric Services, 61, 690-697.

  • Goedhart G, Vrijkotte TGM, Roseboom TJ, van der Wal MF, Cuijpers P, Bonsel GJ (2010). Maternal cortisol and offspring birthweight: results from a large prospective cohort study. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 35, 644-562.

  • Luppino FS, de Wit LM, Bouvy PF, Stijnen T, Cuijpers P, Penninx BWJH, Zitman FG (2010). Body Mass Index (BMI) and depression: Meta-analysis of longitudinal studies. Archives of General Psychiatry, 67, 220-229.

  • Meulenbeek P, Willemse G, Smit F, Van Balkom A, Spinhoven P, Cuijpers P (2010). Early intervention in panic: a pragmatic randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Psychiatry, 196, 326-331.

  • Meulenbeek P, Spinhoven P, Smit F, van Balkom A, Cuijpers P (2010). Cognitive mediation during an early intervention for panic. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 122, 20-29.

  • Muñoz RF, Cuijpers P, Smit F, Barrera AZ, Leykin Y (2010). Prevention of major depression. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 6, 181-212.

  • Nordin, S., Carlbring, P, Cuijpers, P., Andersson, G. (2010). Expanding the limits of bibliotherapy for panic disorder. Randomized trial of self-help without support but with a clear deadline. Behavior Therapy, 41, 267-276.

  • Onrust S, Willemse G, Van den Bout J, Cuijpers P. Effects of a visiting service for older widowed individuals: A randomized clinical trial. Death Studies, 34, 777-803.

  • Witvliet M, van Lier PAC, Cuijpers P, Koot HM (2010). Change and stability in childhood clique membership, isolation from cliques, and associated child characteristics. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 39, 12–24.

  • Warmerdam L, Smit F, van Straten A, Riper H, Cuijpers P (2010). Cost-utility and cost-effectiveness of Internet-based treatment for adults with depressive symptoms: randomised trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 12, e53.

  • Warmerdam L, van Straten A, Jongsma J, Twisk J, Cuijpers P (2010). Online cognitive behavioral therapy and problem-solving therapy for depressive symptoms: Exploring mechanisms of change. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 41, 64-70.

  • Van Straten A, Seekles W, van ‘t Veer – Tazelaar N, Beekman ATF, Cuijpers P (2010). Stepped care for depression in primary care: what should be offered and how? Medical Journal of Australia, 192, S36-S39.

  • Van Straten A, Geraedts A, Verdonck-de Leeuw I, Andersson G, Cuijpers P (2010). Psychological treatment of depressive symptoms in patients with medical disorders: a meta-analysis. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 69, 23-32.

  • Van Hartingsveld F, Ostelo R, Cuijpers P, de Vos R, Riphagen I, de Vet H (2010). Treatment-related and patient-related expectations of patients with musculoskeletal disorders: A systematic review of the measurement properties of measurement tools. Clinical Journal of Pain, 26, 470-488.

  • Van der Meer R, Willemsen MC, Smit F, Cuijpers P, Schippers GM (2010). Effectiveness of a mood management component as an adjunct to a telephone counselling smoking cessation intervention for smokers with a past major depression: A pragmatic randomized controlled trial. Addiction, 105, 1991-1999.

  • Van Beljouw IMJ, Verhaak PFM, Cuijpers P, van Marwijk HWJ, Penninx BWJH. The course of untreated anxiety and depression, and determinants of poor one-year outcome: a one-year cohort study. BMC Psychiatry 2010, 10, 86

  • Van Beljouw IMJ, Verhaak PFM, Prins MA, Cuijpers P, Penninx BWJH, Bensing JM (2010). Receiving no treatment for common mental disorders: reasons and determinants. Psychiatric Services, 61, 250-257.

  • Ünlü B, Riper H, van Straten A, Cuijpers P (2010). Guided self-help on the Internet for Turkish migrants with depression: the design of a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 11, 101.

  • Spijker J, Batelaan N, de Graaf R, Cuijpers P (2010). Who is MADD? Mixed anxiety depressive disorder in the general population. Journal of Affective Disorders, 121, 180–183.

  • Riper H, Andersson G, Christensen H, Cuijpers P, Lange A, Eysenbach G (2010). Theme issue on E-mental health: A growing field in internet research. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 12, e74.

  • RietdijkJ, Dragt S, KlaassenR, IsingH, NiemanD, Wunderink L, Delespaul P, Cuijpers P, Linszen D, Van der Gaag M (2010). A single blind randomized controlled trial of cognitive behavioural therapy in a help-seeking population with an At Risk Mental State for psychosis: the Dutch Early Detection and Intervention Evaluation (EDIE-NL) trial. Trials, 11, 30.

  • Cuijpers P, Smit F, Penninx BWJH, de Graaf R, ten Have M, Beekman ATF (2010). The economic costs of neuroticism: A population-based study. Archives of General Psychiatry, 67, 1086-1093.

  • Cuijpers P, Smit F, Bohlmeijer ET, Hollon SD, Andersson G (2010). Is the efficacy of cognitive behaviour therapy and other psychological treatments for adult depression overestimated? A meta-analytic study of publication bias. British Journal of Psychiatry, 196, 173-178.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Schuurmans J, van Oppen P, Hollon SD, Andersson G (2010). Psychotherapy for chronic major depression and dysthymia: A meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 30, 51-62.

  • Cuijpers P, Li J, Hofmann SG, Andersson G (2010). Self-reported versus clinician-rated symptoms of depression as outcome measures in psychotherapy research on depression: A meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 30, 768-778.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, van Oppen P, Andersson G (2010). Comparing psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy for adult depression: Adjusting for differential drop-out rates. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 71, 1246.

  • Cuijpers P, Donker T, van Straten A, Li J, Andersson G (2010). Is guided self-help as effective as face-to-face psychotherapy for depression and anxiety disorders? A systematic review and meta-analysis of comparative outcome studies. Psychological Medicine, 40, 1943-1957.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Bohlmeijer E, Hollon SD, Andersson G (2010). The effects of psychotherapy for adult depression are overestimated: A meta-analysis of study quality and effect size. Psychological Medicine, 40, 211-223.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Hollon SD, Andersson G (2010). The contribution of active medication to combined treatments of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy for adult depression: A meta-analysis. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 121, 415-423.

  • Cuijpers P, Smit F, Hollon SD, Andersson G (2010). Continuous and dichotomous outcomes in studies of psychotherapy for adult depression: A meta-analytic comparison. Journal of Affective Disorders, 126, 349-357.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Warmerdam L, van Rooy MJ (2010). Recruiting participants for interventions to prevent the onset of depressive disorders: Possible ways to increase participation rates. BMC Health Services Research, 10, 181.

  • Andrews G, Cuijpers P, Craske MG, McEvoy P, Titov N (2010). Computer therapy for the anxiety and depressive disorders is effective, acceptable and practical health care: a meta-analysis and pilot implementation. PLos ONE, 5 (10): e13196.

  • Beekman ATF, Smit F, Stek ML, Reynolds CF III, Cuijpers P (2010). Preventing depression in high risk groups. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 23, 8–11.

  • Bohlmeijer E, Prenger R, Taal E, Cuijpers P (2010). The effects of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction therapy on the mental health of adults with a chronic medical disease: A meta-analysis. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 68, 539-544.

  • Braamse AMJ, van Meijel B, Visser O, van Oppen P, Boenink A, Eeltink C, Cuijpers P, Huijgens PC, Beekman ATF, Dekker J (2010). Distress and quality of life of patients treated with autologous stem cell transplantation following high-dose chemotherapy: Outcome of stepped care. BMC Cancer, 10, 361.

  • De Graaf LE, Huibers MJH, Cuijpers P, Arntz A (2010). Minor and major depression in the general population: does dysfunctional thinking play a role? Comprehensive Psychiatry, 51, 266–274.

  • De Wit L, van Straten A, Luppino F, Penninx B, Zitman F, Cuijpers P. Depression and obesity: A meta-analysis of community based studies. Psychiatry Research, 178, 230-235.

  • De Wit LM, Fokkema M, van Straten A, Lamers F, CuijpersP, Penninx BWJH (2010). Depressive and anxiety disorders and the association with obesity, physical and social activities. Depression and Anxiety, 27, 1057-1065.


2009 - Scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals


  • Acarturk C, Smit F, de Graaf R, van Straten A, ten Have M, Cuijpers P (2009). Incidence of social phobia and identification of its risk indicators: A model for prevention. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 119, 62–70.

  • Acarturk C, Smit F, de Graaf R, van Straten A, ten Have M, Cuijpers P (2009). Economic costs of social phobia: a population-based study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 115, 421–429.

  • Andersson G, Cuijpers P (2009). Internet-based and other computerized psychological treatments for adult depression: A meta-analysis. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 38, 196–205.

  • Andersson, G., Carlbring, P., Berger, T., Almlöv, J., & Cuijpers, P. (2009). What makes Internet therapy work? Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 38, S1, 55-60.

  • Andersson G, Cuijpers P (2009). ’Psychological treatment’ as an umbrella term for evidence-based psychotherapies? Nordic Psychology, 61, 4-15.

  • Andersson, G., Carlbring, P., & Cuijpers, P. (2009). Internet interventions: Moving from efficacy to effectiveness. E-Journal of Applied Psychology, 5, 18-24.

  • De Wit LM, van Straten A, van Herten M, Penninx BWJH, Cuijpers P (2009). Depression and Body Mass Index, a U-shaped association. BMC Public Health, 2009, 9:14.

  • Donker T, Griffiths KM, Cuijpers P, Christensen H (2009). Psychoeducation for depression, anxiety and psychological distress: a meta-analysis. BMC Medicine, 2009; 7: 79.

  • Donker T, van Straten A, Marks I, Cuijpers P (2009). A brief web screening questionnaire for common mental disorders: Development and validation. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 11: e19.

  • Donker T, van Straten A, Riper H, Marks I, Andersson G, Cuijpers P (2009). Implementation of Internet-based preventive interventions for depression and anxiety: role of support? The design of a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 10, 59.

  • Goedhart G, Van der Wal M, Cuijpers P, Bonsel G (2009). Psychosocial problems and continued smoking during pregnancy. Addictive Behaviors, 34, 403-406.

  • Hoek W, Schuurmans J, Koot HM, Cuijpers P (2009). Prevention of depression and anxiety in adolescents: A randomized controlled trial testing the efficacy and mechanisms of Internet-based self-help problem solving therapy. Trials, 10, 93.

  • Marks I, Cuijpers P, Cavanagh K, van Straten A, Gega L, Andersson G (2009). Meta-analysis of computer-aided psychotherapy: Problems and partial solutions. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 38, 83-90.

  • Meulenbeek P, Willemse G, Smit F, Smits N, van Balkom A, Spinhoven P, Cuijpers P (2009). Effects and feasibility of a preventive intervention in sub-threshold and mild panic disorder: Results of a pilot study. BMC Research Notes 2009, 2:4

  • Pedersen SS, Spek V, Theuns DA, Alings M, van der Voort P, Jordaens L, Cuijpers P, Denollet J, van den Broek KC (2009). Rationale and design of WEBCARE: A randomized, controlled, web-based behavioral intervention trial in cardioverter-defibrillator patients to reduce anxiety and device concerns and enhance quality of life. Trials, 10, 120.

  • Riper H, van Straten A, Keuken M, Smit F, Cuijpers P (2009). Meta-analytic review of the effectiveness of single-session personalised normative feedback without therapeutic guidance in reducing problem drinking. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 36, 247–255.

  • Riper H, Kramer J, Conijn B, Smit F, Schippers G, Cuijpers P (2009). Translating effective web-based self-help for problem drinking into routine practice. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 33, 1401–1408.

  • Seekles W, van StratenA, BeekmanA, van Marwijk H, Cuijpers P (2009). Stepped care for depression and anxiety: a randomised controlled trial testing the effectiveness of a stepped care program among primary care patients with mood or anxiety disorders. BMC Health Services Research, 9: 90.

  • Smit F, Willemse G, Meulenbeek P, Koopmanschap M, van Balkom A, Spinhoven P, Cuijpers P (2009). Preventing panic disorder: cost-effectiveness analysis alongside a pragmatic randomised trial. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation, 2009, 7:8.

  • Van Straten A, Cuijpers P, Smit F, Spermon M, Verbeek I (2009). Self-help treatment for insomnia through television and book: A randomized trial. Patient Education and Counseling, 74, 29-34.

  • Van’t Hof E, Cuijpers P, Stein DJ (2009). Self-help and internet-guided interventions in depression and anxiety disorders: A systematic review of meta-analyses. CNS Spectrums, 14, Suppl 3, 34-40.

  • Van ’t Veer-Tazelaar PA, van Marwijk HWJ, van Oppen P, van Hout HPJ, van der Horst HE, Cuijpers P, Smit F, Beekman ATF (2009). Stepped-care prevention of anxiety and depression in late life: a randomized controlled trial. Archives of General Psychiatry, 66, 297-304.

  • Van Straten A, Cuijpers P (2009). Self-help therapy for insomnia: a meta-analysis. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 13, 61-71.

  • Verdonck-de Leeuw IM, de Bree R, Keizer AL, Houffelaar T, Cuijpers P, van der Linden MH, Leemans CR (2009). Computerized prospective screening for high levels of emotional distress in head and neck cancer: prevalence and referral rate to psychosocial care. Oral Oncology, 45, E129-E133.

  • Witvliet M, Van Lier P, Cuijpers P, Koot HM (2009). Testing links between childhood positive peer relations and externalizing outcomes through a randomized controlled intervention study. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77, 905–915.

  • Cuijpers P, Dekker J, Hollon SD, Andersson G (2009). Adding psychotherapy to pharmacotherapy in the treatment of depressive disorders in adults: A meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 70,1219-1229.

  • Cuijpers P, Muñoz RF, Clarke GN, Lewinsohn PM (2009). Psychoeducational treatment and prevention of depression: The “Coping with Depression” course thirty years later. Clinical Psychology Review, 29, 449-458.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, van Schaik A, Andersson G (2009). Psychological treatment of depression in primary care: A meta-analysis. British Journal of General Practice, 59, 120-127.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Warmerdam L, Andersson G (2009). Psychological treatment versus combined treatment of depression: A meta-analysis. Depression & Anxiety, 26, 279-288.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Smit F, Andersson G (2009). Is psychotherapy for depression equally effective in younger and older adults? A meta-regression analysis. International Psychogeriatrics, 21, 16–24

  • Cuijpers P, Smits N, Donker T, ten Have M, de Graaf R (2009). Screening for mood and anxiety disorders with the five-item, the three-item, and the two-item Mental Health Inventory. Psychiatry Research, 168, 250–255.

  • Cuijpers P, Marks I, van Straten A, Cavanagh K, Gega, Andersson G (2009). Computer-aided psychotherapy for anxiety disorders: A meta-analytic review. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 38, 66-82.

  • Cuijpers P, Andersson G (2009). Editorial: Special issue on computerized treatments of depression. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 38, 193–195.

  • Cuijpers P (2009). Relaxation better than wait-list, minimal or no treatment for depression but not as good as psychological treatments. Evidence Based Mental Health, 12, 76-77.

  • Cuijpers P (2009). Prevention: an achievable goal in personalized medicine. Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience 11, 447-454.

  • Acarturk C, Cuijpers P, van Straten A, de Graaf R (2009). Psychological treatment of social anxiety disorder: A meta-analysis. Psychological Medicine, 39, 241–254.


2008 - Scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals


  • Spek V, Nyklíček I, Cuijpers P, Pop V (2008). Alexithymia and cognitive behaviour therapy outcome for subthreshold depression. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 118, 164–167.

  • Spek V, Nyklíček I, Cuijpers P, Pop V (2008). Internet administration of the Edinburgh Depression Scale. Journal of Affective Disorders, 106, 301-305.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Smit F, Mihalopoulos C, Beekman A (2008). Preventing the onset of depressive disorders: A meta-analytic review of psychological interventions. American Journal of Psychiatry, 165, 1272-1280.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Andersson G, van Oppen P (2008). Psychotherapy for depression in adults: A meta-analysis of comparative outcome studies. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76, 909-922.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, van Oppen P, Andersson G (2008). Are psychological and pharmacological interventions equally effective in the treatment of adult depressive disorders? A meta-analysis of comparative studies. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 69, 1675-1685.

  • Cuijpers P, Smit F (2008). Has time come for broad-scale dissemination for prevention of depressive disorders? Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 118, 419–420.

  • Cuijpers P, Brännmark JG, van Straten A (2008). Psychological treatment of postpartum depression: A meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 64, 103-118.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Warmerdam L, Smits N (2008). Characteristics of effective psychological treatments of depression; a meta-regression analysis. Psychotherapy Research, 18, 225 - 236.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Andersson G (2008). Internet-administered cognitive behavior therapy for health problems: A systematic review. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 31, 169-177.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Warmerdam L, Andersson G (2008). Psychological treatment of depression: A meta-analytic database of randomized studies. BMC Psychiatry, 8(1), 36.

  • Cuijpers P (2008). Psychoeducational interventions targeting core symptoms to achieve remission and prevent relapses and recurrence in depression. Medicographia 94, 30, 60-64.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Warmerdam L (2008). Are individual and group treatments equally effective in the treatment of depression in adults? A meta-analysis. European Journal of Psychiatry, 22, 38-51.

  • Cuijpers P, Boluijt P, van Straten A (2008). Screening of depression in adolescents through the Internet: Sensitivity and specificity of two screening questionnaires. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 17, 32-38.

  • Cuijpers P (2008). Prevention of depression: Possibilities and challenges. European Psychiatry, 23, S40.

  • Smits N, Smit F, Cuijpers P, de Graaf R (2008). Using decision theory to derive optimal cut-off scores of screening instruments: An illustration explicating costs and benefits of mental health screening. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 16, 219–229.

  • Smit F, Smits N, Schoevers R, Deeg D, Beekman A, Cuijpers P (2008). An epidemiological approach to depression prevention in old age. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 16, 444-453.

  • Riper H, Kramer J, Keuken M, Smit F, Schippers G, Cuijpers P (2008). Predicting successful treatment outcome of web-based self-help for problem drinkers. J Med Internet Res, 10 (4), e46.

  • Riper H, Kramer J, Smit F, Conijn B, Schippers G, Cuijpers P (2008). Web-based self-help for problem drinkers: pragmatic randomised trial. Addiction, 103, 218–227.

  • Penninx BWJH, Beekman ATF, Smit JH, Zitman FG, Nolen WA, Spinhoven P, Cuijpers P, de Jong PJ, van Marwijk HWJ, Assendelft WJJ, van der Meer K, Verhaak P, Wensing M, de Graaf R, Hoogendijk WJ, Ormel J, van Dyck R (2008). The Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA): Rationale, Objectives and Methods. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 17, 121–140.

  • Onrust S, Smit F, Willemse G, van den Bout J, Cuijpers P (2008). Cost-utility of a visiting service for older widowed individuals: randomised trial. BMC Health Services Research 2008, 8:128doi:10.1186/1472-6963-8-128

  • Meulenbeek P, Willemse G, Smit F, van Balkom A, Spinhoven P, Cuijpers P (2008). Early intervention in panic: randomized controlled trial and cost-effectiveness analysis. Trials 2008, 9: 67.

  • Ashford J, van Lier PAC, Timmermans M, Cuijpers P, Koot H.M. (2008). The Influence of Prenatal Smoking on Internalizing and Externalizing Problems from Early Childhood to Late Adolescence. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 47, 779-787.

  • Ashford J, Smit F, van Lier PAC, Cuijpers P, Koot HM (2008). Early risk indicators of internalizing problems in late childhood: A 9-year longitudinal study. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 49, 774-780.

  • Andersson G, Cuijpers P (2008). Pros and cons of on-line cognitive behaviour therapy. British Journal of Psychiatry, 193, 270–271.

  • Acarturk C, de Graaf R, van Straten A, ten Have M, Cuijpers P (2008). The association between number of social fears, and health-related quality of life, comorbidity, and help-seeking in subjects with social phobia: A population-based study. Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology, 43: 273-279.

  • Warmerdam L, van Straten A, Twisk J, Cuijpers P (2008). Internet-based treatment for adults with depressive symptoms: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 10(4): e44.

  • Van Straten A, Cuijpers P, Smits N (2008). The effectiveness of a generic web-based self-help intervention for symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 2008 Mar 25; 10(1): e7.

  • Van der Meer RM, Willemse MC, Smit F, Cuijpers P. (2008) Smoking cessation interventions for smokers with current or past depression (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 3, Art. No. CD006102.

  • Van Bastelaar KMO, Pouwer F, Cuijpers P, Twisk JWR, Snoek FJ (2008). Web-based cognitive behavioural therapy (W-CBT) for diabetes patients with co-morbid depression: design of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry 2008, 8:9..

  • Steunenberg B, Yagmur S, Pim Cuijpers P (2008). Depression and alcohol use among the Dutch residential home elderly: Is there a shared vulnerability? Addiction Research & Theory, 16, 514 - 525.

  • Spek V, Nyklíček I, Cuijpers P, Pop VJ (2008). Predictors of outcome of group and internet-based cognitive behaviour therapy. Journal of Affective Disorders, 105, 137-145.

  • Spek V, Nyklíček I, Smits N, Cuijpers P, Riper H, Keyzer J, Pop V (2008). Follow-up results of an internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy for sub-threshold depression in people over 50 years old: A randomized controlled clinical trial. Psychological Medicine, 38: 635-639.


2007 - Scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals


  • Driessen E, Van HL, Schoevers RA, Cuijpers P, van Aalst G, Don FJ, Hendriksen M, Kool S, Molenaar PJ, Peen J, Dekker JJM (2007). Cognitive Behavioral Therapy versus Short Psychodynamic Supportive Psychotherapy in the outpatient treatment of depression: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry, 7: 58.

  • Cuijpers P, Schuurmans J (2007). Self-help interventions for anxiety disorders: An overview. Current Psychiatry Reports, 9, 284-290.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Warmerdam L (2007). Behavioral activation treatments of depression: A meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 27, 318-326.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Smit F (2007). Psychological treatments of subthreshold depression: A meta-analytic review.Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 115: 434–441.

  • Cuijpers P, Smit F, ten Have M, de Graaf R (2007). Smoking is associated with the first-ever incidence of mental disorders: A prospective population-based study. Addiction, 102, 1303-1309.

  • Warmerdam L, van Straten A, Cuijpers P (2007). Internet-based cognitive behavior therapy versus Self-Examination Therapy with depressive symptomatology: A randomised controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry, 7(1):72 (Dec 19, 2007).

  • Van Straten A, Cuijpers P, Van Zuuren FJ, Donker M (2007). Personality traits and quality of life in patients with mood and anxiety disorders. Quality of Life Research, 16, 1-8.

  • Spek V, Cuijpers P, Nyklicek I, Pop V. (2007). Correspondence: Authors’ reply. Psychological Medicine 37, 1211-1212.

  • Spek V, Nyklíček I, Smits N, Cuijpers P, Riper H, Keyzer J, Pop V (2007). Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy for sub-threshold depression in people over 50 years old: A randomized controlled clinical trial. Psychological Medicine, 37, 1797-1806.

  • Spek V, Cuijpers P, Nyklíček I, Riper H, Keyzer J, Pop V (2007). Internet-based cognitive behavior therapy for mood and anxiety disorders: a meta-analysis. Psychological Medicine, 37, 319-328.

  • Smits N, Cuijpers P, Beekman ATF, Smit JH (2007). Reducing the length of mental health instruments through structurally incomplete designs. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 16, 150–160.

  • Smit F, Comijs HC, Schoevers R, Cuijpers P, Deeg D, Beekman A. (2007) Target groups for the prevention of late-life anxiety. British Journal of Psychiatry, 190, 428-434.

  • Goedhart G, Vrijkotte TG, Van der Wal MF, Cuijpers P, Bonsel G (2007). Maternal cortisol and birth weight at term: results of the Amsterdam Born Children and their Development study. Early Human Development, 83, S101-S102.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Warmerdam L (2007). Problem solving therapies for depression: A meta-analysis. European Psychiatry, 22, 9-15.

  • Rachyla I, Mor S, Cuijpers P, Botella C, Castilla D, Quero S (2021). A Guided Internet-delivered intervention for adjustment disorders: A randomized controlled trial; Online Treatment of Adjustment Disorders. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 28, 313-324.

    doi: 10.1002/cpp.2518. PMID: 32959481


  • Bohlmeijer E, Roemer M, Cuijpers P, Smit F (2007) The effects of reminiscence on psychological well-being in older adults: a meta-analysis. Aging & Mental Health, 11, 291–300.

  • Andersson G, Cuijpers P, Carlbring P, Lindefors N (2007). Effects of Internet delivered cognitive behaviour therapy for anxiety and mood disorders. Review Series: Psychiatry, 9, 9-14.

  • Cuijpers P, Dekker J, Noteboom A, Smits N, Peen J (2007). Sensitivity and specificity of the Major Depression Inventory in outpatients. BMC Psychiatry, 7: 39.

  • Cuijpers P, Smit F, Oostenbrink J, de Graaf R, ten Have M, Beekman A (2007). Economic costs of minor depression: A population-based study. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 115, 229-236.

  • Cuijpers P, Steunenberg B, Van Straten A (2007). Actions taken to cope with depression: the role of personality traits. Aging & Mental Health, 11, 457-463.


2006 - Scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals


  • Onrust S, Cuijpers P (2006). Mood and anxiety disorders in widowhood: A systematic review. Aging and Mental Health, 10, 327-334.

  • Onrust S, Cuijpers P, Smit F, Bohlmeijer E (2006). Predictors of psychological adjustment after bereavement. International Psychogeriatrics, 2006 Sep 14;:1-15 [Epub ahead of print].

  • Haringsma R, Engels GI, Cuijpers P, Spinhoven P (2006). Effectiveness of the Coping With Depression (CWD) course for older adults provided by the community-based mental health care system in the Netherlands: a randomized controlled field trial. International Psychogeriatrics, 18, 307-325.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Smits N, Smit F (2006). Screening and early psychological intervention for depression in schools: systematic review and meta-analysis. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 15, 300-307.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Smit F. (2006). Psychological treatment of late-life depression: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 21, 1139-1149.

  • Cuijpers P, Steunenberg B, Van Straten A (2006). When children of problem drinkers grow old: does the increased risk of mental disorders persist? Addictive Behaviors, 31, 2284-2291.

  • Van 't Veer-Tazelaar PJ, van Marwijk HWJ, van Oppen P, Nijpels G, van Hout HPJ, Cuijpers P, Stalman WAB, Beekman ATF (2006). Prevention of anxiety and depression in the age group of 75 years and over: a randomised controlled trial testing the feasibility and effectiveness of a generic stepped care programme among elderly community residents at high risk of developing anxiety and depression versus usual care. BMC Public Health, 6, 186 (18 July 2006).

  • Van der Meer RM, Willemsen MC, Smit F, Cuijpers P. Smoking cessation interventions for smokers with current or past depression. (Protocol) Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD006102. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006102.

  • Smit F, Cuijpers P, Oostenbrink J, Batelaan N, de Graaf R, Beekman A (2006). Excess costs of common mental disorders: population-based cohort study. Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, 9, 193-200.

  • Cuijpers P, Beekman A, Smit F, Deeg D (2006). Predicting the onset of major depressive disorder and dysthymia in elderly with subthreshold depression: a community based study. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 21, 811-819.

  • Cuijpers P, Van der Meer R, Ten Have M, De Graaf R (2006). Epidemiology of smoking and co-morbid psychiatric disorders. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 16, Supplement 4, S200.

  • Smit F, Ederveen A, Cuijpers P, Deeg D, Beekman A (2006). Opportunities for cost-effective prevention of late-life depression: An epidemiological approach. Archives of General Psychiatry, 63, 290-296.

  • Smit F, Willemse G, Koopmanschap M, Onrust S, Cuijpers P, Beekman A (2006). Economic evaluation of preventing depression in primary care patients: randomised clinical trial. British Journal of Psychiatry, 188, 330-336.

  • Schoevers RA, Smit F, Deeg DJH, Cuijpers P, Dekker J, Van Tilburg W, Beekman ATF (2006). Prevention of late-life depression in primary care; do we know where to begin? American Journal of Psychiatry, 163, 1611–1621.

  • Ritterband LM, Andersson G, Christensen H, Carlbring P, Cuijpers P (2006). Directions for the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ISRII). Journal of Medical Internet Research, 8(3), e23.


2005 - Scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals


  • Cuijpers P (2005). Prevention programs for children of problem drinkers: A review. Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 12, 465-475.

  • Cuijpers P, Van Lier P, Van Straten A, Donker M (2005). Examining differential effects of psychological treatment of depressive disorder: An application of trajectory analyses. Journal of Affective Disorders, 89, 137-146.

  • Cuijpers P, Van Straten A (2005). Widgets: why are some interventions better than others? Addiction, 100, 1370-1378.

  • Cuijpers P, Smit F, Voordouw I, Kramer J (2005). Outcome of cognitive behaviour therapy for minor depression in daily practice. Psychology and Psychotherapy, Research and Practice, 78, 179-188.

  • Cuijpers P (2005). Depressive disorders in caregivers of dementia patients: a systematic review. Aging and Mental Health, 9, 325-330.

  • Cuijpers P, de Graaf I, Bohlmeijer E (2005). Adapting and disseminating effective public health interventions in another country: towards a systematic approach. European Journal of Public Health, 15, 166-169.

  • Cuijpers P, Van Straten A, Donker M (2005). Personality structure of patients with mood and anxiety disorders. Psychiatry Research, 133, 229-237.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Smit F (2005). Preventing the incidence of new cases of mental disorders: a meta-analytic review. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 193, 119–125.

  • Cuijpers P, Smit F, Willemse GRWM (2005). Predicting the onset of major depressive disorder in subjects with subthreshold depression in primary care: A prospective study. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 111, 133-138.

  • Bohlmeijer E, Valenkamp M, Westerhof G, Smit F, Cuijpers P (2005). Creative reminiscence as an early intervention for depression: results of a pilot project. Aging and Mental Healt, 9, 302–304.


2004 - Scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals


  • Willemse GRWM, Smit F, Cuijpers P, Tiemens BG (2004). Minimal contact psychotherapy for sub-threshold depression in primary care: a randomised trial. British Journal of Psychiatry, 185 , 416-21.

  • Cuijpers P, Schoevers RA (2004). Increased mortality in depressive disorders: A review. Current Psychiatry Reports, 6, 430-7.

  • Cuijpers P (2004). On the threshold of subthreshold depression; Reply to Chaturvedi. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 110, 311-312.

  • Cuijpers P, Riper H, Lemmers L (2004). The effects on mortality of brief interventions for problem drinking: a meta-analysis. Addiction, 99, 839-845.

  • Cuijpers P. Smit F (2004). Subthreshold depression as a risk indicator for major depressive disorder: a systematic review of prospective studies. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 109, 325-331.

  • Cuijpers P, De Graaf R, Van Dorsselaer S (2004). Minor depression: risk profiles, functional disability, health care use and risk of developing major depression. Journal of Affective Disorders,79, 71-79.

  • Smit F, Bolier L, Cuijpers P (2004). Cannabis use and the risk of later schizophrenia: A review. Addiction, 99, 425-430.

  • Smit F, Beekman A, Cuijpers P, De Graaf R, Vollebergh W. (2004) Selecting key-variables for depression prevention: Results from a population-based prospective epidemiological study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 81, 241-249.


2003 - Scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals


  • Bohlmeijer E, Smit F, Cuijpers P (2003). Effects of reminiscence and life-review on late-life depression: A meta-analysis. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 18, 1088-1094.

  • Cuijpers P (2003). Examining the effects of prevention programs on the incidence of new cases of mental disorders: The lack of statistical power. American Journal of Psychiatry, 160, 1385-1391.

  • Cuijpers P (2003). Revisión de las characterísticas que incrementan la eficia de los programas de prevención escolares en base a la evidencia. IDEA Prevención, 25, 86-98.

  • Cuijpers P (2003). Three decades of drug prevention research. Drugs; Education, Prevention and Policy,10, 7-20.

  • Smit F, Cuijpers P, Lemmers L, Jonkers R, De Weerdt I (2003). Same prevention, different effects? Effect modification in an alcohol misuse prevention project among high school juniors. Drugs; Education, Prevention and Policy,10, 185-193.


2002 - Scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals


  • Cuijpers P, Jonkers R,. De Weerdt I, De Jong A (2002). The effects of drug abuse prevention at school: the "Healthy School and Drugs" project. Addiction, 97, 67-73.

  • Bijl RV, Cuijpers, P, Smit F (2002). Psychiatric disorders in adult children of parents with a history of psychopathology. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 37, 7-12.

  • Cuijpers P, Smit F (2002). Nicotine dependence and regular nicotine use in adult children of alcoholics. Addiction Research & Theory,10, 69-81.

  • Cuijpers P (2002). Peer-led and adult-led school drug prevention: a meta-analytic comparison. Journal of Drug Education, 32 (2) 107-119.

  • Cuijpers P, Schippers G (2002). Integrating substance abuse treatment and prevention in the community. Addictive Behaviors, 27, 847-849.

  • Cuijpers P, Smit F (2002). Excess mortality in depression: a meta-analysis of community studies. Journal of Affective Disorders, 72, 227-236.

  • Cuijpers P (2002). Effective ingredients of school-based drug prevention programs: a systematic review. Addictive Behaviors,27, 1009-1023.


2001 - Scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals


  • Cuijpers P (2001). Mortality and depressive symptoms in inhabitants of residential homes. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 16, 131-138.

  • Cuijpers P, Van Lammeren P (2001). Secondary prevention of depressive symptoms in elderly inhabitants of residential homes. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 16: 702-708.

  • Cuijpers P (2001). Trastornos psiquiátricos en adultos hijos de personas alcohólicas. Journal Salud (i) Ciencia, 10: 20-22 [Psychiatric disorders in adult children of problem drinkers]

  • Cuijpers P, Smit F (2001). Assessing parental alcoholism: a comparison of the family history research diagnostic criteria versus a single question method. Addictive Behaviors 26: 741-748.

  • Stam H, Cuijpers P (2001). Effects of family interventions on burden of relatives of psychiatric patients in The Netherlands: A pilot study. Community Mental Health Journal 37: 179-187.

  • Lin J, Zou L, Lin W, Becker B, Yeung A, Cuijpers P, Li H (2021). Does gender role explain a high risk of depression? A meta-analytic review of 40 years of evidence. Journal of Affective Disorders, 294, 261-278. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2021.07.018



2000 and earlier - Scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals


  • Cuijpers P, Van Lammeren P, Duzijn B (1999). The relation between quality of life and chronic illnesses in elderly living in residential homes: a prospective study. International Psychogeriatrics 11, 445-454.

  • Cuijpers P, Langendoen Y, Bijl RV (1999). Psychiatric disorders in adult children of problem drinkers: prevalence, first onset, and comparison with other risk factors. Addiction 94, 1489-98.

  • Cuijpers P (1998). Minimising interventions in the treatment and prevention of depression: taking the consequences of the 'Dodo bird verdict'. Journal of Mental Health, 7, 355-365.

  • Cuijpers P (1999). The effects of family interventions on relatives' burden; a meta-analysis. Journal of Mental Health, 8, 275-285.

  • Dowrick C, Vazquez-Barquero J L, Wilkinson G, Wilkinson C, Lehtinen V, Dalgard OS, Casey P, Anstorp T, Ayuso-Mateos J L, Benum K, Cuijpers P, et al. (1999). Organizing ODIN: A case study in European academic co-operation. European Psychiatry 14, 177-81.

  • Cuijpers P (1998). A psycho-educational approach to the treatment of depression; a meta-analysis of Lewinsohn's 'Coping with Depression' course. Behavior Therapy, 29, 521-533.

  • Cuijpers P, Van Lammeren P (1999). Depressive symptoms in chronically ill elderly people in residential homes. Aging and Mental Health 3, 221-226.

  • Cuijpers P (1998). Prevention of depression in chronic general medical disorders; a pilot study. Psychological Reports, 82, 735-738.

  • Cuijpers P (1998). Psychological outreach programs for depressed elderly; a meta-analysis of effects and drop-out. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 13, 41-48.

  • Cuijpers P (1997). Bibliotherapy in unipolar depression. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 28, 139-147.

  • Cuijpers P, Hosman C, Munnichs J (1996). Change mechanisms of support groups for caregivers of dementia patients. International Psychogeriatrics, 8, 575-587.

  • Cuijpers P, Stam H (2000). Burnout in relatives of psychiatric patients. Psychiatric Services, 51, 375-379.


Scientific publications: Reports


  • Mainzer D, Hosman C, Van Lankveld W, Cuijpers P (1994). Waarde en effectiviteit van lotgenotencontact bij somatisch chro-nisch zieken. Zoetermeer: Nationale Commissie Chronisch Zieken.

  • Duijnstee M, Cuijpers P, Humbert M, Van den Dungen A (1994). Mantelzorg voor mensen met een chronische ziekte. Zoetermeer: Nationale Commissie Chronisch Zieken.

  • Cuijpers P (1993). De werking van ondersteuningsgroepen voor centrale ver-zorgers van dementerende ouderen. Academisch proefschrift, Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen, Inter-vakgroep Sociale Gerontologie.


Professional publications: Books


  • Harrer M, Cuijpers P, Furukawa TA, Ebert DD. (2019). Doing Meta-Analysis in R: A practical Guide. PROTECT Lab Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg. https://bookdown.org/MathiasHarrer/Doing_Meta_Analysis_in_R/

  • Cuijpers P (2016). Meta-analyses in mental health research; A practical guide. Amsterdam: Vrije Universiteit. Available at: http://bit.do/meta-analysis.

  • Cuijpers P, Willemse G (2005). Preventie van depressie bij ouderen; een overzicht van interventies. Utrecht: Trimbos-instituut.

  • Stikkelbroek Y, Cuijpers P (2005). Cognitieve gedragstherapeutische behandeling van depressie bij adolescenten; handleiding bij de cursus ‘omgaan met depressie’.

  • Willemse G, Voordouw I, Cuijpers P (2004). Bibliotherapie bij depressieve klachten; een handreiking voor begeleiders. Utrecht: Trimbos-instituut.

  • Voordouw I, Kramer J, Cuijpers P (2002). In de put, uit de put, zelf depressiviteit overwinnen; een handreiking voor coördinatoren en begeleiders van de cursus voor volwassenen en 55+. Utrecht: Trimbos-instituut.

  • Voordouw I, Kramer J, Cuijpers P (2002). Grip op je dip, zelf je somberheid overwinnen; een handreiking voor coördinatoren en begeleiders van de cursus voor jongvolwassenen (18-25 jaar). Utrecht: Trimbos-instituut.

  • Cuijpers P (2000). Cannabis; de stand van kennis. Utrecht: Bohn, Stafleu, Van Loghum / Trimbos-instituut.

  • Cuijpers P, Zoutewelle C (1998). De cursus 'Leren leven met een chronische ziekte'; Een handreiking voor begeleiders en organisatoren. Utrecht: Trimbos-instituut.

  • Cuijpers P, Bonarius M, Van den Heuvel A (1996). De 'omgaan met depressie' cursus; een handreiking voor begeleiders en organisatoren. Utrecht: NcGV.

  • Cuijpers P, Reesink H (1993). De methodiek van de ondersteuningsgroep; van theorie naar toepassing in de praktijk. Intro, Nijkerk.

  • Cuijpers P, Simons P (1992). Verlichting van zorg, onderste-ningsgroepen voor familieleden van dementerende ouderen. Intro, Nijkerk.


Professional publications: Articles


  • Cuijpers P (2005). Effectiviteit van verslavingspreventie. VAD-berichten, december 2005, 6-9.

  • Cuijpers P (2005). Een hek om de put; de mogelijkheden van preventie. In: van Everdingen JJE, Swinkels JA, Rümke Ph, Smits R (red). Depressie. Cahiers Bio-wetenschappen en maatschappij, 24 (1), april 2005, pp. 47-51.

  • Voordouw I, Cuijpers P, van Osch B, Terweij M (2004). Beter ziek zijn; hoe organiseer je een effectieve cursus voor chronisch zieken? G – Vakblad over gezondheid en maatschappij, 2, april/mei 2004, 28-29.

  • Cuijpers P, Schoemaker C (2003). ADHD. In: Schoemaker C, de Ruiter C. Nationale Monitor Geestelijke Gezondheid, jaarboek 2003. Utrecht: Trimbos-instituut.

  • Staarink I, Cuijpers P (2000). Lotgenoten helpen; ervaringen met bezoekdiensten voor weduwen en weduwnaars. Denkbeeld, tijdschrift voor Psychogeriatrie augustus 2000, 16-18.

  • Cuijpers P (2000). Kennissynthese op het Internet. Psychopraxis, 2 (6), 287-290.

  • Cuijpers P (2000). Evidence based werken met PubMed. Psychopraxis, 2 (4), 196-200.


Publications for the general public: Books


  • Cuijpers P (red), Lewinsohn PM, Antonucci DO, Breckenridge JS, Teri L (1995). In de put, uit de put; zelf depressiviteit overwinnen. Nijkerk: Uitgeverij Intro.


Professional publications: Articles


  • Cuijpers P (2000). Vakliteratuur bijhouden via het internet. Psychopraxis, 2 (2), 90-93.

  • Cuijpers P (1999). Medline voor iedereen via het Internet. Psychopraxis, 1 (1), 36-37.

  • Cuijpers P (1999). Het aktief aanbieden van behandeling aan depressieve ouderen. Psychopraxis, 1 (2), 76-78.

  • Cuijpers P (1998). Preventie van drugsgebruik bij jongeren. Tijdschrift voor Jeugdge-zondheidszorg, 30, 26-27.

  • Cuijpers P (1996). Geen therapie, maar cursus. Psychologie, 15, juli/augustus 1996, 59-60.

  • Cuijpers P (1996). Plezier is sterker dan depressie. Leeftijd, 34, 1, 4-5.

  • Cuijpers P, Van den Heuvel A (1995). In de put, uit de put; een cursus voor het overwinnen van depressiviteit bij ouderen. Denkbeeld, Tijdschrift voor Psychogeriatrie, 3, 2-5.

  • Mertens F, Van Zijderveld D, Cuijpers P, Royers T (1995). Dierbare vrienden; huisdieren in het verzorgingshuis. Utrecht: NIZW (brochure).

  • Cuijpers P (1995). Depressies: het moeilijk begaanbare pad naar hulpverlening. De psycholoog, maart 1995, 110-115.

  • Cuijpers P (1995). Je voelt je niet meer zo alleen en onbegrepen; ondersteuningsgroepen voor familieleden van dementerenden. Denkbeeld; tijdschrift voor psychogeriatrie, juni 1995, 30-32.

  • Cuijpers P (1994). Omgaan met depressie. Tijdschrift Gezondheidsvoorlichting, juni 1994.

  • Cuijpers P, Scholte H (1993). Gezond en Wel; een gezondheidsrubriek in een regionaal blad bereikt één op de drie inwoners. Tijdschrift Gezondheidsvoorlichting 10 (7), 14-15.

  • Cuijpers P (1993). Hulp aan huis; steun aan verzorgers van dementerende ouderen. Denkbeeld, Tijdschrift voor Psychogeriatrie, september 1993.

  • Cuijpers P (1992). Voorlichten over dementie, hoe doe je dat? Denkbeeld, Tijdschrift voor Psychogeriatrie, maart 1992.

  • Cuijpers P (1992). Zorg voor de verzorgers. Leeftijd, juni 1992

  • Cuijpers P, Simons P (1991). Verlichting van zorg. Denkbeeld, Tijdschrift voor Psychogeriatrie, mei 1991, 16-19.


Publications for the general public: Books


  • Cuijpers P (2012). Psychotherapie; een wetenschappelijk perspectief. Amsterdam: Bert Bakker.

  • De Neef M, Cuijpers P (2007). Fobieën. Boom-Teleac/NOT.

  • Cuijpers P (2007). Alles onder controle; uw problemen en zorgen overwinnen door zelfanalyse. Amsterdam: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, afdeling Klinische Psychologie.

  • Cuijpers P, Dozeman E (2007). De moeite waard! Een werkboek voor ouderen met depressieve klachten. Amsterdam: EMGO/VUMC.

  • Cuijpers P, van Osch B (2004). Leven met een chronische ziekte. Baarn, Uitgeverij Intro/Utrecht: Trimbos-instituut (herziene versie van het eerdere boek ‘Leren leven met een chronische ziekte’).

  • Cuijpers P, Bolier L (2001). Drankjewel; een zelfhulpgids voor volwassen kinderen van probleemdrinkers. Utrecht: Trimbos-instituut.


Chapters


  • Cuijpers P, Karyotaki E, Riper H (2020). Technological Interventions for Depression. In: Asmundson G, Riva G(Eds). Comprehensive Clinical Psychology, 2nd Edition. Elsevier, in press.



Publications for the general public: Books


  • Cuijpers P (1998). Kleur geven aan een grijs bestaan. Baarn: Uitgeverij Intro.


Scientific papers in Dutch peer-reviewed journals


  • Cuijpers P (2021). De bijdrage van mindfulness aan de gezondheidszorg Vernieuwing of toch weer meer van hetzelfde? Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, in druk.


  • Van Vuuren L, Van der Wal M, Cuijpers P, Chinapaw M (2021). Sociaaldemografische verschillen in trends van suïcidale gedachten en suïcidepogingen onder jongeren in Amsterdam. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, 165, D5861..



Publications for the general public: Books


  • Cuijpers P, Buijssen H (1997). Ik zie het weer zitten; omgaan met depressiviteit. Utrecht: Teleac/Not.

  • Cuijpers P (1997). Depressie: Gids voor familieleden. Baarn: Uitgeverij Intro.

  • Cuijpers P, Lewinsohn PM et al. (1997). Leren leven met een chronische ziekte. Baarn: Uitgeverij Intro.

  • Buijssen H, Cuijpers P (1996). Zorgen voor een ander; een boek voor mantelzorgers. Utrecht: Teleac/Not.


Scientific papers in Dutch peer-reviewed journals


  • D’Hulst A, Kiekens G, Auerbach RP, Cuijpers P, Ebert DD, Green JG, Kessler RC, Mortier P, Nock MK, Bruffaerts R. [Major depressive episode in college freshmen: prevalence, academic functioning, and receipt of treatment]. Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie, in press.

  • Cuijpers P, Kok RN (2018). Waar ligt de werkelijke cognitieve bias? Tijdschrift voor Gedragstherapie, 51, 224-229.

  • Boerema A, ten Have M, Kleiboer A, de Graaf R, Nuyen J, Cuijpers P, Beekman A (2018). Zorggebruik bij mensen met een depressie: het verschil tussen vroege, afwachtende en blijvende niet- zorggebruikers. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, 162, 17-22.

  • Cuijpers P, Beekman ATF (2018). Personaliseren van preventie van psychische stoornissen. Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie, 60, 189-193.

  • Zegwaard M, Aartsen M, Grypdonck M, de Ruijer E, Cuijpers P (2017). Familieondersteuning in de ggz; Ontwikkeling van een verpleegkundige interventie ter ondersteuning van mantelzorgers van oudere patiënten met ernstige psychiatrische problematiek. Verpleegkunde, 4, 12-20.

  • Bijkersma-Pot LM, Cuijpers P, Beekman ATF, Schoevers RA (2016). Vergelijking van effectiviteit van psychiatrische /psychotherapeutische behandelingen met somatische behandelingen. Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie, 58, 751-758.

  • Geuze E, Reijnen A, Cuijpers P, Rademaker A (2015). Multi-moment non-invasieve neurostimulatie – een gecontroleerde studie naar een nieuwe behandeling voor depressieve klachten. Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie, 57, 8-15.

  • Cuijpers P, Riper H (2014). Internet interventions for depressive disorders: An overview. Revista de Psicopatología y Psicología Clínica 19, 209-216.

  • Driessen E, Cuijpers P, Hollon SD, Van HL, Dekker JJM (2014). De effectiviteit van psychologische behandelingen voor depressie: een overzicht van nieuwe onderzoeksbevindingen. Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie, 56, 455-462.

  • Van Ballegooijen W, Riper H, Kooistra L, Cuijpers P (2013). E-mental health voor angststoornissen. Gedragstherapie, 46, 343-358.

  • van Zijderveld GA, Twisk JWR, Boers M, Cuijpers P (2013). Relation between personality, coping style and vital exhaustion. Netherlands Journal of Psychology, 68, 35-42.

  • Elbers NA, Akkermans, AJ, Cuijpers, P & Bruinvels, D (2012), What do we know about the well-being of claimants in compensation processes? Recht der Werkelijkheid, 33, 65-78

  • Seekles W, van Straten A, Beekman A, van Marwijk H, Cuijpers P (2011). Effectiviteit van (begeleide) zelfhulp voor depressie en angststoornissen in de eerste lijn: een gerandomiseerde trial. Huisarts en Wetenschap, 54, 488-490..

  • Van ’t Veer-Tazelaar PJ, Cuijpers P, Beekman ATF (2011). Preventie van depressie en angst bij ouderen. Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie, 53, 579-584

  • Cuijpers P, Warmerdam L, van Straten A, van Rooy MJ (2010). Het bereik van preventieve interventies voor depressie; Mogelijkheden om deelname te bevorderen. Tijdschrift Gezondheidswetenschappen TSG, 88, 278-284.

  • Cuijpers P (2010). Kretenzers en de bijdrage van onderzoek aan de vooruitgang in de zorg. Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie, 52, 671-672.

  • Cuijpers P (2010). De effecten van psychotherapie bij depressie voor volwassenen zijn overschat. Tijdschrift voor Psychotherapie, 36, 259-268.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, van Oppen P, Andersson G (2010). Welke psychologische behandeling, uitgevoerd door wie, is het meest effectief bij depressie? Gedragstherapie, 43, 79-113.

  • Cuijpers P, Bockting C, van Oppen P, Huibers M (2010). De derde golf van psychotherapie bij depressie: Noodzakelijke vernieuwing of nieuwe kleren van de keizer? Gedragstherapie, 43, 25-34.

  • Voordouw I, Cuijpers P, Wilschut N, van der Zanden R (2010). Depressiepreventie: van een stevige inhoudelijke basis naar verschil gaan maken. TSG, 88, 224-226.

  • Huibers M, Bockting C, van Oppen P, Cuijpers P (2010). De kwaliteit van cognitieve gedragstherapie in Nederland. Gedragstherapie, 43, 115-118.

  • Van ’t Veer-Tazelaar N, van Marwijk H, van Oppen P, van Hout H, van der Horst H, Cuijpers P, Smit F, Beekman A (2009). Stapsgewijze preventie van angst en depressie bij ouderen; Uitkomsten van een gerandomiseerd onderzoek. Huisarts Nu, 38, 434-438.

  • Van Bastelaar KMP, Pouwer F, Cuijpers P, Snoek FJ (2009). Online cognitieve gedragstherapie voor diabetespatiënten met depressieve klachten: Een gerandomiseerd gecontroleerd onderzoek. Psychologie & Gezondheid, 37, 222-228.

  • Warmerdam L, van Straten A, Cuijpers P (2009). Internettherapie bij depressieve klachten: een gerandomiseerde studie. Psychologie & Gezondheid, 37, 202-212.

  • Cuijpers P, Smit F (2008). Subklinische depressie: een klinisch relevante conditie? Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie, 50, 519-528.

  • Beekman ATF, Cuijpers P, van Marwijk HWJ, Smit F, Schoevers RA, Hosman C (2006). Preventie van psychiatrische stoornissen. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, 150, 419-423.

  • Cuijpers P (2006). De toekomst komt vanzelf; De beloftes van preventieve en vroege psychologische behandelingen. Tijdschrift voor Psychotherapie, 32, 7-20.

  • Cuijpers P (2006). Effectieve bestrijding van psychosociale problemen onder de jeugd. TSG Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen, 84, 135-136.

  • Cuijpers P (2005). Zin en onzin van verslavingspreventie; betekenis voor de praktijk. Verslaving; Tijdschrift over Verslavingsproblematiek, 1 (2), 3-16.

  • Cuijpers P, Dekker J (2005). Psychologische behandeling van depressie: een systematisch overzicht van meta-analyses. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, 149, 1892-1897.

  • Lemmers L, Riper H, Cuijpers P (2005). Alcohol en uitgaansgeweld. Maandblad Geestelijke volksgezondheid, 60, 395-410.

  • Bohlmeijer E, Franx G, de Vries A, Cuijpers P, Blekman J (2004). Integrale preventie van psychische problematiek in Australië; leerzame ervaringen voor de Lage Landen. Maandblad Geestelijke Volksgezondheid, 59, 52-64.

  • Cuijpers P, Bohlmeijer E, Beekman A, Smit F (2003). GGZ-preventie: nu en in de toekomst. Maandblad Geestelijke Volksgezondheid, 58, 1036-1048.

  • Smit F, Bolier L, Cuijpers P (2003). Cannabisgebruik waarschijnlijk oorzakelijke factor bij het ontstaan van latere schizofrenie. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, 147; 2178-2183.

  • Cuijpers (2003). De effecten van preventie van genotmiddelengebruik: een overzicht. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, 147, 1305-1308.

  • Jonkers R, Keijsers JFEM, Cuijpers P (2002). Leefstijlcampagnes in Nederland; analyse en aangrijpingspunten voor kwaliteitsverbetering. Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen TSG 80, 400-403.

  • Cuijpers P (2002). Roken en de lichamelijke gezondheid van psychiatrische patiënten. Medisch Contact,57, 826-828.

  • Cuijpers P (2001). De effectiviteit van preventie van psychische problemen bij kinderen en jeugdigen: een overzicht van groepsinterventies. Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen TSG, 79, 486-494..

  • Cuijpers P, Bolier L (2001). Gezinsgerichte verslavingspreventie: een overzicht van de literatuur. Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen TSG 79: 427-433.

  • Cuijpers P (2000). In de put, uit de put; effecten en effectpredictoren van een cursus 'omgaan met depressie'. Huisarts en Wetenschap 43: 223-226.

  • Van Gageldonk A, Cuijpers P (2000). Het effect van drugpreventie: onderzoek en praktijk. Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen TSG 78: 333-42.

  • Cuijpers P, Bolier L (2000). Effectieve verslavingspreventie op school, in het gezin en in de wijk. Tiende Forum Alcohol- en Drugsonderzoek (FADO) 2000; Tijdschrift voor Alcohol, Drugs en andere Psychotrope Stoffen 24: 167-168.

  • Cuijpers P (1999). Kinderen van alcoholafhankelijke ouders; een overzicht van de literatuur over preventieprogramma's. Kind & Adolescent, 20, 248-261.

  • Cuijpers P (1998). Het belang van subklinische depressies. Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie, 40, 635-640.

  • Cuijpers P (1997). Welke psychotherapie is het meest effectief bij een depressie: het oordeel van de Dodo. Tijdschrift voor Psychotherapie, 23, 329-345.

  • Cuijpers P, Salden M (1997). De belasting van familieleden van bewoners van verzorgingshuizen; een oriënterend onderzoek. Tijdschrift voor Gerontologie en Geriatrie, 28, 219-224.

  • Cuijpers P, Stikkelbroek Y (1997). De cursus 'omgaan met depressie'; groepsbehan-deling van adolescenten in cursusvorm. Kind & Adolescent, 18, 126-134.

  • Cuijpers P (1997). Psychologische strategieën bij de preventie van terugval bij depressie: een overzicht van de literatuur. Tijdschrift voor Psychotherapie, 23, 237-247.

  • Cuijpers P (1996). De effecten van psychologische behandeling van depressies: een overzicht van meta-analyses. Tijdschrift voor Psychotherapie, 22, 402-416.

  • Cuijpers P (1996). Psycho-educatie als behandeling van unipolaire depressies: een meta-analyse van de 'omgaan met depressie' cursus. Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie, 38, 545-557.

  • Cuijpers P, Salden M (1996). De 'Lijst Plezierige Activiteiten voor Ouderen'. Tijdschrift voor Gerontologie en Geriatrie, 27, 54-62.

  • Cuijpers P (1996). Onbehandelde problemen in de GGZ. Maandblad Geestelijke Volksgezondheid, 10-96, 1028-1031.

  • Cuijpers P, Munnichs J, Hosman C (1995). Zorg voor de verzorgers; preventieve ondersteuningsgroepen voor verzorgers van dementerende ouderen. Maandblad Geestelijke volksgezondheid, MGv, 1-95, 28-41.

  • Cuijpers P, Blom M, Weersink L (1995). Preventieve interventies voor ouderen met depressieve klachten. Maandblad Geestelijke volksgezondheid, MGv, 4-95, 386-400.

  • Cuijpers P (1995). Bibliotherapie bij unipolaire depressies: een meta-analyse. Gedragstherapie, 28, 279-295.

  • Cuijpers P, Telleman P (1995). Het imago van een Riagg. Maandblad Geestelijke volksgezondheid, MGv, 11-95, 1229-1232.

  • Cuijpers P, Nies H (1995). Ondersteuning van familieleden van dementerende ouderen: de effecten. Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie, 37, 790-800.

  • Cuijpers P (1995). De 'Omgaan met depressie' cursus: een overzicht van de literatuur. Gedragstherapie, 28, 175-194.

  • Cuijpers P (1992). De methodiek van de ondersteuningsgroep; een aanzet tot karakterisering en afbakening. Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidsbevordering, 12,

  • Cuijpers P (1992). De effecten van ondersteuningsgroepen voor verzorg(st)ers van dementerende ouderen thuis: een literatuuroverzicht. Tijdschrift voor Gerontologie en Geriatrie, 23; 12-17

  • Cuijpers P (1990). Ondersteuningsgroepen voor verzorg(st)ers van dementerende ouderen thuis. Maandblad Geestelijke volksgezondheid, MGv, 6-90, p. 651-655

  • Cuijpers P (2004). De voordelen van ‘evidence based’ geestelijke gezondheidszorg gekwantificeerd. TSG Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen,in druk.

  • Cuijpers P, Ruiter M (2003). De PREFFI 2.0 en de professionalisering van de GVO- en preventiepraktijk. TSG Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen, 81, 227-228.

  • Cuijpers P (2003). De ziektelast van psychische stoornissen en de onontkoombaarheid van 'public mental health'. TSG Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen, 81, 116-117.

  • Cuijpers P, Kortenaar G ten, Korff de Gidts S (2001). Preventie van psychische en gedragsproblemen bij kinderen en jeugdigen; redactioneel. TSG Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen, 79, 471-472..

  • Van Gageldonk A, Cuijpers P (2001). Kwaliteit van interventies, overzichtsstudies en effectonderzoek. TSG Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen, 79,254-256.

  • Cuijpers P, Van Gageldonk A (2000). Systematische review-studies en de onwil om effecten van drugpreventie aan te tonen. TSG Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen, 78, 511-513.

  • Cuijpers P (2000). Meer nadruk op RCT's nodig voor preventie. TSG Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen, 78, 385-386.

  • Cuijpers P, Donker M (1998). 'Evidence based' GGZ-preventie. Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen TSG, 76, 282-284.

  • Cuijpers P (1997). Psycho-educatie als behandeling van unipolaire depressie, antwoord op Van der Beek JLM. Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie, 39, 269-272.

  • Cuijpers P, Blom MM, Weersink LTh (1995). Ouderen met depressieve klachten, antwoord op Kok RM, Heeren TJ. Maandblad Geestelijke volksgezondheid, 9-95, 965-967.


Chapters


  • Cuijpers P, Eylem O, Karyotaki E, Zhou X, Sijbrandij M (2019). 8. Psychotherapy for depression and anxiety in low- and middle-income countries. In: Stein D, Bass J, Hofmann S (Eds). Global Mental Health and Psychotherapy; Adapting Psychotherapy for Low- and Middle-Income Countries. London, Ok: Academic Press, Elsevier, pp. 173-192.

  • Cuijpers P, Cristea IA (2019). Systematic reviews in mental health. In: Dimidjian S (Ed). Evidence-Based Practice in Action. Guilford Press, pp. 82-93.

  • Ebert DD, Buntrock C, Cuijpers P (2018). Prävention von Depression im Alter. In: Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung Bd. V; Entwicklungen und Perspektiven. Daut Verlag, 2018, p.331-342.

  • Cuijpers P, Ebert D, Reijnders M, Stikkelbroek Y (2017). Technology-assisted treatments for mental health problems in children and adolescents. In: Weisz JR, Kazdin AE (Eds). Evidence-based psychotherapies for children and adolescents. Third Edition. New York: Guilford, pp. 555-574.

  • Cuijpers P (2017). Preventing the Onset of Depressive Disorders: An Overview. In: Cohen N (Ed). Public Health Perspectives on Depressive Disorders. Johns Hopkins, pp.411-430.

  • Cuijpers P (2017). Treatment of depression. In: SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology, 1063-1066.

  • Cuijpers P, Kleiboer A (2017). Self-directed approaches to the treatment of depression. In: DeRubeis R, Strunk D (Eds). The Oxford Handbook of Mood Disorders. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 469-477.

  • Riper H, Cuijpers P (2016). Online depressiepreventie via probleemoplossende therapie. In: Brug J, van Assema P, Lechner L (red). Gezondheidsvoorlichting en gedragsverandering. Assen: van Gorcum, pp. 331-345.

  • Andersson G, Wagner B, Cuijpers P (2016). ICBT for Depression. In: Springer N. Lindefors, G. Andersson (eds.), Guided Internet-Based Treatments in Psychiatry. Springer International Publishing Switzerland, in press.

  • Cuijpers P (2016). Preventie. In: Hengeveld M, van Balkom T, van Heeringen K, Sabbe B (red). Leerboek psychiatrie. De Tijdstroom.

  • Riper H, Cuijpers P (2016). Telepsychology and eHealth. In: Norcross JC (Ed). APA Handbook of Clinical Psychology, Vol III. Washington: American Psychological Association, pp.451-463.

  • Donker T, Cuijpers P, Stanley D, Danaher B (2015). The future of perinatal depression identification; Can information and communication technoligy optimize effectiveness? In: Milgrom J, Gemmill AW (Eds). Identifying perinatal depression and anxiety: Evidence-based practice in screening, psychosocial assessment, and management. Wiley, pp. 240-255.

  • Cuijpers P, Buntrock C, Ebert DD, Beekman ATF, Reynolds CF (2015). Indicated prevention. In: Okereke OI (ed.), Prevention of Late-Life Depression, Aging Medicine 9, pp. 99-112. Springer International Publishing, 2015

  • Tordrup D, Cuijpers P (2014). Health Economic Evidence Analysis: Management of major depressive disorder. In: Tordrup D, Stephan L, Attwill L, Karunaratna S, Bertollini. Research agenda for health economic evaluation; Health economic evidence review, Geneva: World Health Organisation, pp. 101-119.

  • Andersson, G., & Cuijpers, P. (2016). Psychotherapy effectiveness. In H. S. Friedman (Ed.), Encyclopedia of mental health (2 ed., pp. 383-385). Waltham, MA: Academic Press.

  • Huibers MJH, Cuijpers P (2015). Common (Nonspecific) Factors in Psychotherapy. In: Cautin R, Lilienfeld S (Eds). The Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology. Wiley Blackwell, DOI: 10.1002/9781118625392.wbecp272.

  • Cuijpers P, Riper H, Beekman ATF (2013). Novel platforms for care delivery; Internet-based interventions and telepsychiatry. In: Lavretsky H, Sajetovic M, Reynolds CF (Eds). Late life mood disorders. Oxford University Press, pp. 546-555.

  • Beekman ATF, Cuijpers P, Smit F (2013). Prevention of depression in later life; A developmental perspective. In: Lavretsky H, Sajetovic M, Reynolds CF (Eds). Late life mood disorders. Oxford University Press, pp. 448-456.

  • Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Driessen E, van Oppen P, Bockting C, Andersson G (2012). Depression and dysthymic disorders. In: Sturmey P, Hersen M (Eds.). Handbook of Evidence-based Practice in Clinical Psychology; Volume two; adults disorders. Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley, pp. 243-284.

  • Riper H, Cuijpers P (2012). Depressiepreventie via internet: Alles onder controle. In: Brug J, van Assema P, Lechner L (Eds). Gezondheidsvoorlichting en gedragsverandering. Assen: Van Gorcum, pp. 345-360.

  • Cuijpers P (2011). Preventie van psychische problemen. In: Verbraak M, Visser S, Muris P, Hoogduin K (red). Handboek voor GZ psychologen. Amsterdam, Boom, 2011.

  • Cuijpers P (2011). Preventie van angststoornissen. In: Van Balkom AJLM, Oosterbaan D, Visser S, van Vliet IM (red). Handboek angststoornisse. Utrecht: De Tijdstroom, pp. 470-475.

  • Cuijpers P (2011). Zelfhulp. In: Van Balkom AJLM, Oosterbaan D, Visser S, van Vliet IM (red). Handboek angststoornisse. Utrecht: De Tijdstroom, pp. 152-161.

  • Cuijpers P (2011). Public health and tobacco use. In: Ghodse H, Herrman H, Maj M, Sartorius N (Eds.). Substance abuse disorders; Evidence and experience. Chicester: Wiley, pp. 280-281.

  • Driessen E, Cuijpers P, de Maat SCM, Abbass AA, de Jonghe F, Dekker JJM. De effectiviteit van kortdurende psychodynamische psychotherapie bij depressie: een meta-analyse. In: Luyten P, Vanmechelen W, Hebbrecht M. Depressie: actuele psychoanalytische benaderingen (p. 169-195). Antwerpen-Apeldoorn: Garant. 2011.

  • Both, F., Cuijpers, P., Hoogendoorn, M., and Klein, M. (2010). Towards Fully Automated Psychotherapy for Adults: BAS - Behavioral Activation Scheduling via web and mobile phone. In:Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Health Informatics, HEALTHINF'10, pp. 375-380.

  • Cuijpers P, Smit F, Lebowitz BD, Beekman ATF (2010). Prevention of mental disorders in late life. In: Abou-Saleh MT, Katona C, Kumar A (Eds.). Principles and practice of Geriatric Psychiatry, 3rd Edition. Wiley, pp. 845-849.

  • Cuijpers P (2010). Group CBT for the prevention of depression in adults. In: Bennett-Levi J, Richards DA, Farrand P, Christensen H, Griffiths KM, Kavanagh DJ, Klein B, Lau MA, Proudfoot J, Ritterband L, White J, Williams C (eds). Oxford guide to low intensity CBT interventions. Oxford, Oxford University Press, pp.374-377.

  • Donker T, van Straten A, Cuijpers P (2010). Internet-based mental health screening. In: Bennett-Levi J, Richards DA, Farrand P, Christensen H, Griffiths KM, Kavanagh DJ, Klein B, Lau MA, Proudfoot J, Ritterband L, White J, Williams C (eds). Oxford guide to low intensity CBT interventions. Oxford, Oxford University Press, pp.241-245.

  • Andersson G, Carlbring P, Kaldo V, Cuijpers P (2010). Challenges and potential solutions in integrating internet-based CBT interventions into specialist services. In: Bennett-Levi J, Richards DA, Farrand P, Christensen H, Griffiths KM, Kavanagh DJ, Klein B, Lau MA, Proudfoot J, Ritterband L, White J, Williams C (eds). Oxford guide to low intensity CBT interventions. Oxford, Oxford University Press, pp. 497-501.

  • Cuijpers P (2009). Psycho-educatie en begeleide zelfhulp bij depressie en angststoornissen. In: Colijn S, Snijders H, Thunnissen M, Bögels S, Trijsburg W (red). Leerboek psychotherapie. De Tijdstroom, Utrecht.

  • Cuijpers P (2008). Preventie. In: Hengeveld MW, Van Balkom A (red). Leerboek Psychiatrie. De Tijdstroom, Utrecht

  • Pot AM, Cuijpers P, Allewijn M (2008). Depressie in verzorgings- en verpleeghuizen. In: Huyser J, Schene AH, Sabbe B, Spinhoven P (red). Handboek Depressieve Stoornissen. De Tijdstroom, Utrecht.

  • Cuijpers P, Riper H (2007). Internet-guided self-help for common mental disorders: State of the art and challenges for the future. In: Sorbi M, Rüddel H, Bühring M (Eds). Frontiers in Stepped eCare; eHealth Methods in Behavioural and Psychosomatic Medicine. Utrecht: University of Utrecht, pp. 121-131.

  • Cuijpers P (2007). Depresión subumbral: ¿una forma clínica pertinente? In: Ruiloba JV, Planell LS, Quevedo CD, Magriñá JMM (Eds). Temas y retos en la psicopatología actual. Barcelona: Grupo Ars XXI de Comunicacion, pp. 61-71.

  • Cuijpers P (2007). Preventie. In: Pot AM, Kuin Y, Vink M (red). Handboek Ouderenpsychologie. Utrecht: De Tijdstroom, pp. 280-291.

  • Cuijpers P (2006). De depressieve stoornis. In: Hovens JE, Van Megen (HJGM). Handboek Psychologische Psychiatrie. De Tijdstroom, pp. 233-245.

  • Cuijpers P, Bohlmeijer E, Riper H, Smit F (2006). Depressionsprävention in den Niederlanden: Übersicht. In: Stoppe G, Bramesfeld A, Schwartz FW (Eds). Volkskrankheit Depression? Bestandsaufnahme und Prespektiven. Springer Publishing Company, pp. 341-357.

  • Jaspers N. Cuijpers P (2006). Preventie. In: Luijendijk HJ, Verkaaik AJB (red). Handboek Sociale Geriatrie. Utrecht: De Tijdstroom.

  • Cuijpers P (2006). Mantelzorg; (familie)relaties onder druk. In: Allewijn M, Miesen B. Zorg om ouderen; een leidraad voor mantelzorgers. Houten: Bohn, Stafleu, Van Loghum.

  • Cuijpers P, Oderwald AK (2004). Lezen: bibliotherapeutische werkvormen. In: Pool G, Heuvel F, Ranchor AV, Sanderman R (red). Handboek psychologische interventies bij chronisch-somatische aandoeningen. Assen, Van Gorcum, pp. 409-418.

  • Cuijpers P (2004). Druggebruik en drugsproblemen bij jongeren. Praktijkboek Jeugdgezondheidszorg,VI 3.4-1 − 19..

  • Crijnen AAM, Cuijpers P (2004). Preventie van emotionele en gedragsproblemen bij kinderen en jeugdigen. Handboek Jeugdzorg,15, maart 2004, C.14

  • Cuijpers P (2004). Kinderen van probleemdrinkers. Handboek jeugdzorg, 15, maart 2004, C.14.

  • Geelen K, van Weeghel J, Cuijpers P (2004). Een gespannen driehoeksverhouding: hulpverleners, mantelzorgers en cliënten in de geestelijke gezondheidszorg. In: Knipscheer K (red). Dilemma’s in de mantelzorg. Utrecht: NIZW, Expertisecentrum Informele Zorg, pp. 129-139.

  • Cuijpers P (2003). Een alcoholverslaafde ouder. Handboek Kinderen en Adolescenten, juli 2003, F 040-1 − 14.

  • Cuijpers P (2003). Dertig jaar onderzoek naar de effecten van verslavingspreventie: een overzicht. Handboek Verslaving, juni 2003, C 3100-1 - 24.

  • Cuijpers P (2003). Preventie van psychische stoornissen; de effecten op incidentie van nieuwe 'cases'. In: Schene AH, Boer F, Heeren TJ, Henselmans HWJ, Sabbe B, van Weeghel J (red). Jaarboek voor Psychiatrie en Psychotherapie 2003-2004. Houten: Bohn Stafleu van Loghum, pp. 310-324.

  • Cuijpers P (2002). Prevention of cannabis use. In: Spruijt I (ed) Cannabis 2002 Report. Ministery of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium.

  • Cuijpers P, Bolier L (2002).Gezinsgerichte verslavingspreventie; een overzicht van het internationale effectonderzoek. Handboek Verslaving, maart 2002, C 3175, 1-26.

  • Cuijpers P (2002). Voorlichting en psychoeducatie in psychotherapie. Handboek Integratieve Psychotherapie, IV 2.16-1 - 16.

  • Cuijpers P (2001). Preventie van psychische problemen in theorie en praktijk. Handboek Klinische Psychologie, C 3200; 1-33, november 2001.

  • Cuijpers P (2001). Druggebruik en drugsproblemen bij jongeren. Handboek Kinderen en Adolescenten,augustus 2001, J 020-1 - 19.

  • Cuijpers P, Van Gageldonk A, Overtoom K (2000). Het effect van preventieve interventies op (determinanten van) psychische gezondheid. In: Maas IAM, Jansen J (red). Volksgezondheid Toekomst Verkenning: Psychische (on)gezondheid; determinanten en de effecten van preventieve interventies. Bilthoven: RIVM (rapport 270555001), p. 97-149.

  • Cuijpers P (2000). Preventie van depressie bij ouderen; 'state of the art'. In: Deeg DJH, Bosscher RJ, Broese van Groenou MI, Horn LM, Jonker C (2000). Ouder worden in Nederland; tien jaar Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam (LASA). Amsterdam: Thela Thesis, p. 89-100.

  • Cuijpers P (2000). Kinderen van probleemdrinkers. Praktijkboek Jeugdgezondheidszorg, III 3.2.1 - 19.

  • Cuijpers P (1999). Depressie bij ouderen. Handboek Klinische Psychologie, december 1999, D4000, 1-20.

  • Cuijpers P (1999). Familie en naasten; verwantschap onder druk. Leidraad Psychogeriatrie A5, p.73-99.

  • Cuijpers P, Salden M (1998). De belasting van familieleden van bewoners van verzorgingshuizen. In: Huijbers PW, Van Santvoort MM (red). Ouder worden '98. Utrecht: Nederlands Instituut voor Gerontologie, 05.052.

  • Cuijpers P (1998). Het actief aanbieden van behandeling aan depressieve ouderen: de effectiviteit. In: Huijbers PW, Van Santvoort MM (red). Ouder worden '98. Utrecht: Nederlands Instituut voor Gerontologie, 31.120.

  • Cuijpers P (1998). Psychologische behandeling van depressies: welke therapie is het meest effectief? In: Bollen J, Willemsen M. Behandeling van depressie; Vooruitzich-ten en grenzen. Sint-Truiden: PZ Sancta Maria.

  • Cuijpers P (1998). De 'omgaan met depressie' cursus: psycho-educatie als behandeling van unipolaire depressies. In: Bollen J, Willemsen M. Behandeling van depressie; Vooruitzichten en grenzen. Sint-Truiden: PZ Sancta Maria.

  • Cuijpers P, Nies H (1997). Supporting informal caregivers of demented people: psychosocial interventions and their outcomes. In: G. Jones en B. Miesen (Eds). Caregiving in dementia, part II. London: Routledge, p. 168-177.

  • Cuijpers P, Munnichs, J.M.A. & Hosman, C.M.H. (1997). Carer support groups: change mechanisms and preventive effects. In: Jones G, Miesen B (Eds). Caregiving in dementia, part II. London: Routledge, p. 233-248.

  • Duijnstee M, Van den Dungen A, Cuijpers P, Maliepaard R (1997). The role, the burden, and the support of informal care in The Netherlands. In: Schrijvers AJP (Ed). Health and Health Care in Holland. Utrecht: De Tijdstroom.

  • Van der Plaats A, Cuijpers P (1995). Systematische begeleiding van het zorgende familielid. In: Duijnstee M, Blom M (red). Dementie en depressie; per-spectief op verpleegkundige interventies. Nijkerk: Intro; 157-180.

  • Duijnstee M, Cuijpers P, Van den Dungen A (1995). De rol, de belasting en de ondersteuning van mantelzorgers in Nederland. In: Spreeuwenberg C, Van den Bos GAM, Van den Boom FM, Driessen S. Met het oog op autonomie; zorg, opvang en begeleiding van chronisch zieken. Assen: van Gorcum, p.179-201.

  • Van Lankveld W, Hosman C, Mainzer D, Cuijpers P (1995). Waarde en effectiviteit van lotgenotencontact bij chronisch zieken. In: C. Spreeuwenberg C, Van den Bos GAM, Van den Boom FM, Driessen S. Met het oog op autonomie; zorg, opvang en begeleiding van chronisch zieken. Assen: van Gorcum, p.107-134.

  • Cuijpers P (1994). De preventieve ondersteuningsgroep. Handboek Leren en leven met groepen, aanvulling 14, juli 1994.

  • Cuijpers P (1993). Over effectiviteit van ondersteuningsgroepen voor verzorgers van dementerende ouderen. In: Blom MM, Kuin Y, Hendriks HFJ, Ouder worden '93. Utrecht: NIZW.

  • Cuijpers P (1992). Ondersteuningsgroepen voor familieleden van dementerende ouderen. Geriatrie-informatorium, 1992


Scientific publications: Reports


  • McQuaid JR, Lin EH, Barber JP, Breland-Noble AM, Cuijpers P, Greenberg LS, Jones VY, Kessler M, Mufson LH, Nezu AM, Reynolds CF, Scogin F, Bufka LF, Halfond RW, Kurtzman HS (2019). Clinical Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Depression Across Three Age Cohorts. Washington DC: American Psychological Association

  • Wierda M, Smit Y, Begeer S, Parmentier CC, van den Bruel A, Karyotaki E, Koot JM, Cuijpers P (2014). De effectiviteit van EIBI en DTT bij kinderen met een autismespectrumstoornis en/of een verstandelijke beperking; rapport voor Zorginstituut Nederland. Amsterdam: Vrije Universiteit.

  • Karyotaki E, Smit Y, Cuijpers P, Debauche M, De Keyser T, Habraken H, Pitchot W, Raes F, Salomez D, Gillain B, Fairon N, Paulus D, Robays J, Holdt Henningsen K (2014). The long-term efficacy of psychotherapy, alone or in combination with antidepressants, in the treatment of adult major depression. Brussels: KCE, Federaal Kenniscentrum voor de Gezondheidszorg.

  • Smit F, Vlasveld M, Beekman A, Cuijpers P, Schoevers R, Ruiter M, Boon B (2013). Depressiepreventie; stand van zaken, nieuwe richtingen. Utrecht: Trimbos-instituut.

  • Smit F, Cuijpers P, Duivis H, Petrea I (2013). Preventing depression in the WHO European region. Utrecht: Trimbos Institute.

  • Cuijpers P, Scholten M, Conijn B (2006). Verslavingspreventie: een systematische overzichtsstudie. Den Haag: ZonMw.

  • Meijer SA, Smit F, Schoemaker CG, Cuijpers P (2006). Gezond verstand; Evidence-based preventie van psychische stoornissen. Bilthoven: RIVM / Trimbos-instituut.

  • Van der Ploeg HM, Roos-Reuling IEW, Cuijpers P (2005). Spreken is zilver, zwijgen is goud; partners van oorlogsgetroffenen tien jaar aan het woord. Amsterdam: SMPVU.

  • Smit F, Bohlmeijer E, Onrust S, Cuijpers P, Schoevers R, Beekman A (2005). Optimalisering van depressiepreventie bij ouderen; gezondheidseconomische scenariostudies. Utrecht, Trimbos-instituut, februari 2005.

  • Cuijpers P (2004). Psychische ziekten van alledag. Amsterdam: Vrije Universiteit, inaugurele rede.

  • Verdurmen J, Van Oort M, Meeuwissen J, Ketelaars T, De Graaf I, Cuijpers P, De Ruiter C, Vollebergh W (2004). Effectiviteit van preventieve interventies gericht op jeugdigen: Stand van zaken. Utrecht: Trimbos-instituut.

  • Smit F, Bohlmeijer E, Cuijpers P (2003). Wetenschappelijke onderbouwing depressiepreventie; epidemiologie, aangrijpingspunten, huidige praktijk, nieuwe richtingen. Utrecht: Trimbos-instituut.

  • Schoemaker CG, Rigter HGM, de Graaf R, Cuijpers P (2002). Nationale Monitor Geestelijke Gezondheid; Jaarbericht 2002. Utrecht: Bureau NMG.

  • Rigter H, ten Have M, Cuijpers P, Depla M, Gageldonk A van, van der Laan G, Peterse A, de Ruiter C de, Smits C, Vollebergh W, Wolf J (2001). Brancherapport GGZ-MZ '98-'01. Den Haag: Ministerie van VWS.

  • Cuijpers P (2002). What determines the effectiveness of school-based drug prevention programs: towards evidence based quality criteria. Utrecht: Trimbos Institute, in press.

  • Rigter H, Schoemaker C, ten Have M, Cuijpers P, van Gageldonk, A, Ketelaars T, van der Laan G, Vollebergh W, Wolf J (2001). Brancherapport Volksgezondheid 2001; deelrapport Geestelijke Gezondheidszorg en Maatschappelijke Zorg, een eerste proeve. Den Haag: Ministerie van VWS.

  • Cuijpers P (2001). Het effect van schoolgerichte preventieprogramma's op het gebruik van genotmiddelen. NDM-signalement 4-2001. Utrecht: Nationale Drugmonitor.

  • Cuijpers P, Bohlmeijer E (2001). Preventie van psychische problemen vanuit de Geestelijke Gezondheidszorg; de effecten van groepsgerichte interventies. Utrecht: Trimbos-instituut.

  • Cuijpers P (2001). Het preventieve effect van een 'community' interventie op risicovol alcoholgebruik en alcoholgerelateerde ongevallen. NDM-signalement 5-2001. Utrecht: Nationale Drugmonitor.

  • Cuijpers P, Jonkers R, Keijsers JFEM (2000). Leefstijlcampagnes in Nederland; Analyse en aangrijpingspunten voor kwaliteitsverbetering. Den Haag: ZorgOnderzoek Nederland.

  • Bolier L, Cuijpers P (2001). Effectieve verslavingspreventie op school, in het gezin en in de wijk. Utrecht: GGZ-Nederland.

  • Stam H, Cuijpers P (1999). Psycho-educatie voor familieleden van psychiatrische patiënten; de effecten op belasting. Utrecht: Trimbos-instituut.

  • Van Gageldonk A, Cuijpers P (1998). Effecten van verslavingspreventie; overzicht van de literatuur. Utrecht: Trimbos-instituut.