Recent Publications



I have published 1,057 papers, books, chapters and reports, including 835 publications in peer-reviewed international scientific journals (181 as first author; 173 as senior last author). I have published 115 papers in journals with an impact factor >10 (57 as first/last author), and 44 papers in journals with an impact factor >25 (23 as first/last author) (Web of Science, 2020).

My h-index in Google Scholar is 160 (i-10 index 689, total cites 90,661) and in Web of Science my h-index is 111 (i-10 index 541; total cites: 46,432). In Web of Science I am currently ranking number 2 in the field of psychiatry/psychology as top author.


Last update: August 13, 2021


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In press - Scientific publications in international peer reviewed journals


  • Riedel EMC, Turner DT, Sanz CM, Kobeissi LH, Karyotaki E, Harper-Shehadeh M, Garcia-Moreno C, Say L, Cuijpers P (2020). The impact of psychosocial interventions on neonatal and maternal mortality in LMICs: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Global Public Health, in press.

  • Breedvelt JJF, Brouwer ME, Harrer M, Semkovska M, Ebert DD, Cuijpers P, Bockting CLH (2020). To taper or top-up? Preventative psychological interventions as alternative and add-on to antidepressant medication to prevent depressive relapse: a systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal of Psychiatry, in press


  • Lokkerbol J, Wijnen B, Ruhe HG, Spijker J, Morad A, Schoevers R, de Boer M, Cuijpers P, Smit F (2020). Design of a health-economic Markov model to assess cost-effectiveness and budget impact of the prevention and treatment of depressive disorder. Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research, https://doi.org/10.1080/14737167.2021.1844566, PMID: 33119427


  • Benjet CJ, Mortier P, Kiekens G, Ebert DD, Auerbach RP, Kessler RC, Cuijpers P, Green JG, Nock MK, Demyttenaere K, Albork Y, Bruffarts R (2020). A risk algorithm that predicts alcohol use disorders among college students. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, in press.


  • Cuijpers P, Pineda BS, Quero S, Karyotaki E, Struijs SY, Figueroa CA, Llamas JA, Furukawa TA, Muñoz RF (2020). Psychological interventions to prevent the onset of depressive disorders: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Clinical Psychology Review, in press.


  • Papola D, Ostuzzi G, Gastaldon C, Purgato M, del Giovane C, Pompoli A, Karyotaki E, Sijbrandij M, Furukawa TA, Cuijpers P, Barbui C (2021). Which psychotherapy is effective in panic disorder? And which delivery formats are supported by the evidence? Study protocol for two systematic reviews and network meta-analyses. BMJ Open, in press


  • Wuthrich VM, Meuldijk D, Jagiello T, González Robles A, Jones MP, Cuijpers P (2021). Effectiveness of psychological interventions on co-occurring mood and anxiety disorders in older adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, in press.


  • Cristea IA, Vecchi T, Cuijpers P (2021). Top-down and bottom-up pathways to developing psychological interventions. JAMA Psychiatry, in press.


  • Akhtar A, Engels MH, Bawaneh A, Bird M, Bryant R, Cuijpers P, Hansen P, Al-Hayek H, Ilkkursun Z, Kurt G, Sijbrandij M, Underhill J, Acaturk C, on behalf of the STRENGTHS Consortium (2021). Cultural Adaptation of a Low-Intensity Group Psychological Intervention for Syrian Refugees. Intervention Journal of Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Conflict Affected Area, in press.


  • Cuijpers P, Pineda BS, Ng MY, Weisz JR, Muñoz RF, Gentili C, Quero S, Karyotaki E (2021). Psychological treatment of subthreshold depression in children and adolescents: A meta-analytic review. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, epub ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaac.2020.11.024


  • Melissant HC, Jansen F, Eerenstein SEJ, Cuijpers P, Lissenberg-Witte BI, Sherman KA, Laan E, Leemans CR, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2021). A structured expressive writing activity targeting body image-related distress among head and neck cancer survivors: who do we reach and what are the effects? Supportive Care in Cancer, in press.


  • Bantjes J, Kazdin Ae, Cuijpers P, Breet E, Dunn-Coetzee M, Davids C, Stein DJ, Kessler RC (2021). Online group CBT for symptoms of anxiety and depression among university students: A pragmatic open trial. JMIR Mental Health, in press


  • Cuijpers P, Miguel C, Ciharova M, Aalten P, Batelaan N, Salemink E, Spinhoven P, Struijs S, de Wit L, Gentili C, Ebert D, Harrer M, Bruffaerts R, Kessler RC, Karyotaki E (2021). Prevention and treatment of mental health and psychosocial problems in college students: An umbrella review of meta-analyses. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, in press.


  • Klaufus LH, Luijten MAJ, Verlinden M, van der Wal MF, Haverman L, Cuijpers P, Chinapaw MJM, Terwee CB (2021). Psychometric properties of the Dutch-Flemish PROMIS® pediatric item banks Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms in a general population. Quality of Life Research, in press.


  • Karyotaki E, Sijbrandij M, Purgato M, Acarturk C, Lakin D, Bailey D, Peckham E, Uygun E, Tedeschi F, Wancata J, Augustinavicius J, Carswell K, Välimäki M, van OmmerenM, Koesters M,, Popa M, Leku MR, Anttila M, Churchill R, White R, Al-Hashimi S, Lantta T, Au T, Klein T, Tol WA, Cuijpers P, Barbui C (2021). Self-Help Plus for Refugees and Asylum Seekers; Study Protocol for a series of Individual Participant Data Meta-analyses. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, in press. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2021.1930690


  • Bruijniks SJE, van Bronswijk SC, DeRubeis RJ, Delgadillo J, Cuijpers P, Huibers MJH (2021). Individual differences in response to once versus twice weekly sessions of CBT and IPT for depression. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, in press.


  • Ebert D, Franke M, Zarski AC, Berking M, Riper H, Cuijpers P, Funk B, Lehr D (2021). Internet-based and mobile-supported stress management as a universal prevention approach – Effectiveness and moderators from a large pragmatic randomized-controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, in press.


  • Kiekens G, Hasking P, Bruffaerts R, Alonso J, Auerbach RP, Bantjes J, Benjet C, Boyes M, Chiu WT, Claes L, Cuijpers P, Ebert DD, Mak A, Mortier P, O’Neill S, Sampson NA, Stein DJ, Vilagut G, Nock MK, Kessler RC, on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health International college student (WMH-ICS) collaborators.Non-suicidal self-injury among first-year college students and its association with mental disorders: Results from the World Mental Health International College Student (WMH-ICS) Initiative. Psychological Medicine, in press.


  • Gosmann NP, de Abreu Costa M, de Barros Jaeger M, Souza Motta L, Frozi J, Spanemberg L, Manfro GG, Cuijpers P, Pine DS, Salum GA (2021). Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, and serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors for anxiety, obsessive-compulsive and stress disorders: a multilevel network meta-analysis. Plos Medicine, in press.


  • Parikh R, Hoogendoorn A, Michelson D, Ruwaard J, Sharma R, Bhat B, Malik K, Sahu R, Cuijpers P, Patel V (2021). Increasing demand for school counselling through a lay counsellor-delivered classroom sensitisation intervention: a stepped-wedge cluster randomised controlled trial in New Delhi, India. BMJ Global Health, in press.


  • Purgato M, Carswell K, Tedeschi F, AcarturkC, Anttila M, Au T, Bajbouj M, Baumgartner J, Biondi M, Churchill R, Cuijpers P, Koesters M, Gastaldon C, Ilkkursun Z, Lantta T, Nosè M, Ostuzzi G, Papola D, Popa M, Roselli V, Sijbrandij M, Tarsitani L, Turrini G, Välimäki M, Walker L, Wancata J, Zanini E, White R, van Ommeren M, Barbui C (2021). Effectiveness of Self-Help Plus in Preventing Mental Disorders in Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Western Europe: A Multinational Randomized Controlled Trial. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, in press.


  • Acarturk C, Uygun E, Ilkkursun Z, Carswell K, Tedeschi F, Batu M, Eskici S, Kurt G, Anttila M, Au T, Baumgartner J, Churchill R, Cuijpers P, Becker T, Koesters M, Lantta T, Nosè M, Ostuzzi G, Popa M, Purgato M, Sijbrandij M, Turrini G, Välimäki M, Walker L, Wancata J, Zanini E, White RG, van Ommeren M, Barbui C (2021). Effectiveness of a WHO self-help psychological intervention for preventing mental disorders among Syrian refugees in Turkey: a randomized controlled trial. World Psychiatry, in press.


  • Moshe I, Terhorst Y, Philippi P, Domhardt M, Cuijpers P, Cristea I, Pulkki-Råback L, Baumeister H, Sander LB (2021). Digital interventions for the treatment of depression: A meta-analytic review. Psychological Bulletin, in press.


  • Cuijpers P (2021). Has the time come to stop using the ‘standardised mean difference’? Clinical Psychology in Europe, in press.


  • Cuijpers P, Franco P, Ciharova M, Miguel C, Segre L, Quero S, Karyotaki E (2021). Psychological treatment of perinatal depression: A meta-analysis. Psychological Medicine, in press.


  • Cuijpers P (2021). Indirect prevention and treatment of depression: An emerging paradigm? Clinical Psychology in Europe, in press.


  • Malik K, Michelson D, Doyle AM, Weiss HA, Greco G, Sahu R, James EJ, Mathur S, Sudhir P, King M, Cuijpers P, Chorpita B, Fairburn C, Patel V (2021). The sustained effectiveness and costs of a brief lay counsellor-delivered, problem-solving intervention for adolescent mental health problems in urban, low-income schools in India- a 12-month follow-up of randomized control trial. Plos Medicine, in press.


  • Gonsalves PP, Sharma R, Bhat B, Jambhale A, Hodgson ES, Weiss HA, Fairburn CG, Cuijpers P, Cavanagh K, Michelson D, Patel V (2021). A pilot randomised controlled trial of a guided online problem-solving intervention delivered through smartphones for secondary school pupils during the COVID-19 pandemic in India. JMIR Research Protocols, in press.


  • Cuijpers P, Smit F, Aalten P, Batelaan N, Klein A, Salemink E, Spinhoven P, Struijs S, Vonk P, Wiers RW, de Wit L, Gentili C, Ebert D, Bruffaerts R, Kessler RC, Karyotaki E (2021). The associations of common psychological problems with mental disorders among college students. Frontiers in Psychiatry, in press.


  • Akhtar, A., Cuijpers, P., Morina, N., Sijbrandij, M., & Bryant, R. Exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis of the Arabic World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS 2.0) as a screening toll in Syrian refugees. BJPsych Open, in press.


  • Boschloo L, Hieronymus F, Cuijpers P and the ICECA work group (2021). The complex clinical response to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors relative to cognitive behavioral therapy in depression: A symptom-specific approach. World Psychiatry, in press.


  • Cuijpers P (2021). Did the internet cause an increase in the prevalence of mental disorders? Child and Adolescent Mental Health, in press.


  • Purgato M, Singh R, Acarturk C, Cuijpers P (2021). Moving beyond a “one-size-fits-all” rationale in global mental health: prospects of a precision psychology paradigm. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, in press.


  • Papola D, Ostuzzi G, Tedeschi F, Gastaldon C, Purgato M, del Giovane C, Pompoli A, Pauley D, Karyotaki E, Sijbrandij M, Furukawa TA, Cuijpers P, Barbui C (2021). Comparative efficacy and acceptability of psychotherapies for panic disorder with or without agoraphobia: state-of-the-art systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomized-controlled trials. British Journal of Psychiatry, in press.


  • van Vuuren CL, van Mens K, de Beurs D, Lokkerbol J, van der Wal MF, Cuijpers P, Chinapaw MJM (2021). Comparing machine learning to a rule-based approach for predicting suicidal behavior among adolescents: results from a longitudinal population-based survey. Journal of Affective Disorders, in press.


  • Zhou X, Xiang Y, Del Giovane C, Weisz JR, Cuijpers P, Teng T, Zhang Y, Barth J, Liu X, Cohen D, Fan L, Gillies D, Li X, Ravindran AV, Jiang Y, Du K, Cipriani A, Xie P (2021). Comparative efficacy and acceptability of psychotherapies for post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. Evidence-based Mental Health, in press.


Epubs


  • Amanvermez Y, Rahmadiana M, Karyotaki E, de Wit LM, Ebert DD, Kessler RC, Cuijpers P (2020). Stress Management Interventions for College Students: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, Clin Psychol Sci Pract, e12342.

  • Cuijpers P, Quero S, Papola D, Cristea IA, Karyotaki E (2019). Care-as-usual control groups across different settings in randomised trials on psychotherapy for adult depression: A meta-analysis. Psychological Medicine, epub ahead of print.

  • Wu Y, Levis B, Sun Y, Krishnan A, He C, Riehm K, Rice D, Azar M, Yan XW, Neupane D, Bhandari PM, Imran M, Chiovitti M, Saadat N, Boruff J, Cuijpers P, Gilbody S, McMillan D, Ioannidis J, Kloda L, Patten S, Shrier I, Ziegelstein R, Henry M, Ismail Z, Loiselle CG, Mitchell N, Tonelli M, Al-Adawi S, Beraldi A, Braeken APBM, Büel-Drabe N, Bunevicius A, Carter G, Chen CK, Cheung G, Clover K, Conroy R, Cukor D, da Rocha e Silva CE, Dabscheck E, Daray F, Douven E, Downing M, Feinstein A, Ferentinos P, Fischer F, Flint A, Fujimori M, Gallagher P, Gandy M, Goebel S, Grassi L, Härter M, Jenewein J, Jette N, Julio M, Kim JM, Kim SW, Kjærgaard M, Köhler S, Loosman W, Löwe B, Martin-Santos R, Massardo L, Matsuoka Y, Mehnert A, Michopoulos I, Misery L, Navines R, O'Donnell M, Peceliuniene J, öztürk A, Pérez L, Ponsford J, Quinn T, Reme S, Reuter K, Rooney A, Sánchez-González R, Schwarzbold M, Cankorur VS, Shaaban J, Sharpe L, Sharpe M, Simard S, Singer S, Stafford L, Stone J, Sultan S, Teixeira A, Tiringer I, Turner A, Walker J, Walterfang M, Wang LJ, White J, Wong D, A Benedetti, Thombs B (2020). Probability of Major Depression Diagnostic Classification Based on the SCID, CIDI and MINI Diagnostic Interviews Controlling for Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale – Depression Subscale Scores: An Individual Participant Data Meta-Analysis of 73 Primary Studies. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, epub ahead of print.


  • Wu Y, Levis B, Sun Y, Krishnan A, He C, Riehm K, Rice D, Azar M, Yan XW, Neupane D, Bhandari PM, Imran M, Chiovitti M, Saadat N, Boruff J, Cuijpers P, Gilbody S, McMillan D, Ioannidis J, Kloda L, Patten S, Shrier I, Ziegelstein R, Henry M, Ismail Z, Loiselle CG, Mitchell N, Tonelli M, Al-Adawi S, Beraldi A, Braeken APBM, Büel-Drabe N, Bunevicius A, Carter G, Chen CK, Cheung G, Clover K, Conroy R, Cukor D, da Rocha e Silva CE, Dabscheck E, Daray F, Douven E, Downing M, Feinstein A, Ferentinos P, Fischer F, Flint A, Fujimori M, Gallagher P, Gandy M, Goebel S, Grassi L, Härter M, Jenewein J, Jette N, Julio M, Kim JM, Kim SW, Kjærgaard M, Köhler S, Loosman W, Löwe B, Martin-Santos R, Massardo L, Matsuoka Y, Mehnert A, Michopoulos I, Misery L, Navines R, O'Donnell M, Peceliuniene J, öztürk A, Pérez L, Ponsford J, Quinn T, Reme S, Reuter K, Rooney A, Sánchez-González R, Schwarzbold M, Cankorur VS, Shaaban J, Sharpe L, Sharpe M, Simard S, Singer S, Stafford L, Stone J, Sultan S, Teixeira A, Tiringer I, Turner A, Walker J, Walterfang M, Wang LJ, White J, Wong D, A Benedetti, Thombs B (2020). Probability of Major Depression Diagnostic Classification Based on the SCID, CIDI and MINI Diagnostic Interviews Controlling for Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale – Depression Subscale Scores: An Individual Participant Data Meta-Analysis of 73 Primary Studies. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, epub ahead of print.


  • Vigo D, Haro JM, Hwang I, Aguilar-Gaxiola S, Alonso J, Borges G, Bruffaerts R, Caldas-de-Almeida JM, de Girolamo G, Florescu S, Gureje O, Karam E, Karam G, Kovess-Masfety V, Lee S, Navarro-Mateu F, Ojagbemi A, Posada-Villa J, Sampson NA, Scott K, Stagnaro JC, Ten Have M, Viana MC, Wu CS, Chatterji S, Cuijpers P, Thornicroft G, Kessler RC. Toward measuring effective treatment coverage: critical bottlenecks in quality- and user-adjusted coverage for major depressive disorder. Psychological Medicine, in press. doi.org/10.1017/S0033291720003797


  • Domhardt M, Steubl L, Boettcher J, Buntrock C, Karyotaki E, Ebert DD, Cuijpers C, Baumeister H (2020). Mediators and mechanisms of change in Internet- and mobile-based interventions for depression: A systematic review. Clinical Psychology Review, 83, 101953. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2020.101953.


  • Gerger H, Werner CP, Gaab J, Cuijpers P (2021). Comparative efficacy and acceptability of expressive writing treatments compared with psychotherapy, other writing treatments, and waiting list control for adult trauma survivors: A systematic review and network meta-analysis. Psychological Medicine, epub ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291721000143


  • Fischer F, Levis B, Falk C, Sun Y, Ioannidis JPA, Cuijpers P, Shrier I, Benedetti A, Thombs BD, and the DEPRESsion Screening Data (DEPRESSD) PHQ Collaboration. Comparison of different scoring methods based on latent variable models of the PHQ-9: an individual participant data meta-analysis. Psychological Medicine, epub ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291721000131


  • Cuijpers P, Pineda BS, Ng MY, Weisz JR, Muñoz RF, Gentili C, Quero S, Karyotaki E (2021). Psychological treatment of subthreshold depression in children and adolescents: A meta-analytic review. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, epub ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaac.2020.11.024


  • Furukawa TA, Levine SZ, Buntrock C, Ebert DD, Gilbody S, Brabyn S, Kessler D, Kivi M, Björkelund C, Kleiboer A, van Straten A, Riper H, Montero-Marin J, Garcia- Campayo J, Phillips R, Scheider J, Cuijpers P, Karyotaki E (2021). How much QALY is one point of PHQ-9 worth? Equipercentile linking analysis of PHQ-9 and EQ-5D. Evidence-based Mental Health, epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1136/ebmental-2020-300240. .


  • Furukawa TA, Suganuma A, Ostinelli EG, Andersson G, Beevers CG, Shumake J, Berger T, Boele FW, Buntrock C, Carlbring P, Choi I, Christensen H, Mackinnon A, Dahne J, Huibers MJH, Ebert DD, Farrer L, Forand NR, Strunk DR, Ezawa ID, Forsell E, Kaldo V, Geraedts A, Gilbody S, Littlewood E, Brabyn S, Hadjistavropoulos HD, Schneider LH, Johansson R, Kenter R, Kivi M, Björkelund C, Kleiboer A, Riper H, Klein JP, Schröder J, Meyer B, Moritz S, Bücker L, Lintvedt O, Lundgren J, Milgrom J, Gemmill AW, Mohr DC, Montero-Marin J, Garcia- Campayo J, Nobis S, Zarski AC, O'Moore K, Williams AD, Newby JM, Perini S, Phillips R, Schneider J, Pots W, Pugh NE, Richards D, Rosso IM, Rauch SL, Sheeber LB, Smith J, Spek V, Pop VJ, Ünlü B, van Bastelaar KMP, van Luenen S, Garnefski N, Kraaij V, Vernmark K, Warmerdam L, van Straten A, Zagorscak P, Knaevelsrud C, Heinrich M, Miguel C, Cipriani A, Efthimiou O, Karyotaki E, Cuijpers P (2021). Dismantling, optimising and personalising internet cognitive-behavioural therapy for depression: A systematic review and individual participant data component network meta-analysis. Lancet Psychiatry, epub ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1016/ S2215-0366(21)00077-8.


  • Mei C, van der Gaag M, Nelson B, Smit F, Yuen HP, Berger M, Krcmar M, French P, Amminger P, Bechdolf A, Cuijpers P, Yung AR, McGorry P (2021). Preventive interventions for individuals at ultra high risk for psychosis: An updated and extended meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, epub ahead of print.


  • Pauley D, Cuijpers P, Papola D, Miguel C, Karyotaki E (2021). Two Decades of Digital Interventions for Anxiety Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Treatment Effectiveness. Psychological Medicine, epub ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291721001999


  • Cuijpers P, Karyotaki E, Ciharova M, Miguel C, Noma H, Furukawa TA (2021). The effects of psychotherapies for depression on response, remission, reliable change, and deterioration: A meta-analysis. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 144, 288–299, http://doi.org/10.1111/acps.13335.


  • Cuijpers P, Karyotaki E (2021). The effects of psychological treatment of perinatal depression: An overview. Archives of Women's Mental Health, epub ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00737-021-01159-8.



2021 - Scientific publications in international peer reviewed journals


  • Van Vuuren L, van der Wal M, Cuijpers P, Chin a Paw M (2019). Are suicidal thoughts and behaviors a temporary phenomenon in early adolescence? Crisis, 42, 78-81. https://doi.org/10.1027/0227-5910/a000680


  • Turner DT, Hu MX, Generaal E, Bos D, Ikram MK, Heshmatollah A, Fani L, Ikram A, Penninx BWJH, Cuijpers P (2020). Physical exercise interventions targeting cognitive functioning and the cognitive domains in non-dementia samples; a systematic review of meta-analyses. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, 34, 91-101. https://doi.org/10.1177/0891988720915523


  • Saruhanjan K, Zarski AC, Bauer T, Baumeister H, Cuijpers P, Spiegelhalder K, Auerbach RP, Kessler RC, Bruffaerts R, Karyotaki E, Berking M, Ebert DD (2020). Psychological interventions to improve sleep in college students: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Sleep Research, 1. 30, e13097, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jsr.13097.


  • Reins JA, Buntrock C, Zimmermann J, Grund S, Harrer M, Lehr D, Baumeister H, Weisel K, Domhardt M, Imamura K, Kawakami N, Spek V, Nobis S, Snoek F, Cuijpers P, Klein JP, Moritz S, Ebert DD (2020). Efficacy and moderators of internet-based interventions in adults with subthreshold depression; An individual participants data meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 90, 94–106. https://doi.org/10.1159/000507819. .


  • Kleijn G, Lissenberg-Witte BI, Bohlmeijer ET, Willemsen V, Becker A, Eeltink CM, Bruynzeel AME, van der Vorst M, Cuijpers P, Verdonck-de Leeuw I (2020). A randomized controlled trial on the efficacy of Life review therapy targeting incurably ill cancer patients: do their informal caregivers benefit? Supportive Care in Cancer, 29, 1257–1264. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-020-05592-w


  • Acarturk C, McGrath M, Roberts B, Ilkkursun Z, Cuijpers P, Sijbrandij M, Sondorp E, Ventevogel P, McKee M, Fuhr DC (2021). Prevalence and predictors of common mental disorders among Syrian refugees in Istanbul, Turkey: A cross-sectional study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 2021 Mar;56(3):475-484. doi: 10.1007/s00127-020-01941-6. PMID: 32789561.


  • Melissant HC, Jansen F, Eerenstein SE, Cuijpers P, Laan ETM, Lissenberg-Witte BI, Schuit AS, Sherman KA, Leemans CR, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2020). Body image distress in head and neck cancer patients: what are we looking at? Supportive Care in Cancer, 29(4), 2161-2169. PMID: 32885315; https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-020-05725-1 .


  • 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


  • Purgato M, Cuijpers P, Barbui C (2021). Regulatory requirements for psychological interventions. Lancet Psychiatry, 8(3):174-176. doi: 10.1016/S2215-0366(20)30414-4. PMID: 33002423.


  • van ’t Hof E, Heim E, Abi Ramia J, Burchert S, Cornelisz I, Cuijpers P, El Chammay R, Harper Shehadeh M, Noun P, Smit F, van Klaveren C, van Ommeren M, Zhogbi E, Carswell K (2021). Increasing Access to Mental Health Care for People Living in Lebanon through an E-Mental Health Intervention: study protocol for two randomised controlled trials (RCTs). JMIR Research Protocols, 10, e21585. doi: 10.2196/21585.


  • Cuijpers P, Oud M, Karyotaki E, Noma H, Quero S, Cipriani A, Arroll B, Furukawa TA (2020). Psychological treatment of depression compared with pharmacotherapy and combined treatment in primary care: A network meta-analysis. Annals of Family Medicine, 1. 19, 262-270. https://doi.org/10.1370/afm.2676.


  • van der Hout A, Holtmaat K, Jansen F, Lissenberg-Witte BI, van Uden-Kraan CF, Nieuwenhuijzen GAP, Hardillo JA, Baatenburg de Jong RJ, Tiren-Verbeet NL, Sommeijer DW, de Heer K, Schaar CG, Sedee RJE, Bosscha K, van den Brekel MWM, Petersen JF, Westerman M, Honings J, Takes RP, Houtenbos I, van den Broek WT, de Bree R, Jansen P, Eerenstein SEJ, Leemans CR, Zijlstra JM, Cuijpers P, van de Poll-Franse LV, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2020). The eHealth self-management application ‘Oncokompas’ that supports cancer survivors to improve health-related quality of life and reduce symptoms: which groups benefit most? Acta Oncologica, 60, 403-411, DOI: 10.1080/0284186X.2020.1851764 .


  • Karyotaki E, Efthimiou O, Miguel C, Maas genannt Bermpohl F, Furukawa TA, Cuijpers P for the Individual Patient Data Meta-Analyses for Depression (IPDMA-DE) Collaboration (2020). Internet-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression; An Individual Patient Data Network Meta-Analysis. JAMA Psychiatry, 78, 361-371. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2020.4364.


  • Cuijpers P, Quero S, Noma H, Ciharova M, Miguel C, Karyotaki E, Cipriani A, Cristea I, Furukawa TA(2021). Psychotherapies for depression: a network meta-analysis covering efficacy, acceptability and long-term outcomes of all main treatment types. World Psychiatry, 20, 283-293..


  • Rahmadiana M, Karyotaki E, Schulte MHJ, Ebert DD, Passchier J, Cuijpers P, Berger T, van Ballegooijen W, Wimbarti S, Riper H (2021). The Feasibility of a Guided Cultural Adapted Transdiagnostic Internet-based Intervention for Indonesian University Students with Symptoms of Depression and/or Anxiety. JMIR Mental Health, 8(3), e20036, doi: 10.2196/20036; PMID: 33666553..


  • Huibers MJH, Lorenzo-Luaces L, Cuijpers P, Kazantzis N (2021). On the road to personalized psychotherapy: a research agenda based on cognitive behavior therapy for depression. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11, 607508.


  • Michopoulos I, Furukawa TA, Noma H, Kishimoto S, Onishi A, Ostinelli EG, Ciharova M, Miguel C, Karyotaki E, Cuijpers P (2021). Comparative efficacies among various control conditions in psychotherapy trials for depression: A systematic review and network meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 132, 59-70.


  • Cuijpers P, Furukawa TA, Smit F (2021). Most at-risk individuals will not develop a mental disorder: the limited predictive strength of risk factors. World Psychiatry, 20, 224-225.


  • Driessen E, Cohen ZD, Weissman MM, Markowitz JC, Weitz ES, Hollon SD, Browne DT, Rucci P, Corda C, Menchetti M, Bagby RM, Quilty LC, O’Hara MW, Zlotnick C, Pearlstein T, Blom MBJ, Altamura M, Gois C, Schneider LS, Twisk JWR, Cuijpers P (2021). The efficacy of antidepressant medication and interpersonal psychotherapy for adult acute phase depression. Study protocol of a systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data. BJPsych Open, 7, e56, 1–6. doi: 10.1192/bjo.2021.4.


  • Bruijniks SJE, DeRubeis RJ, Lemmens LHJM, Peeters F, Cuijpers P, Huibers MJH. The relation between therapy quality, therapy processes and outcomes and identifying for whom therapy quality matters in CBT and IPT for depression. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 139, 103815. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brat.2021.103815.


  • Amanvermez Y, Karyotaki E, Cuijpers P, Salemink E, Spinhoven P, Struijs S, de Wit L (2021). Feasibility and acceptability of a guided internet-based stress management intervention for university students with high levels of stress: Protocol for an open trial. Internet Interventions, 24, 100369; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2021.100369..


  • van 't Hof E, Heim E, Ramia JA, Burchert S, Cornelisz I, Cuijpers P, El Chammay R, Harper Shehadeh M, Noun P, Smit F, van Klaveren C, van Ommeren M, Zoghbi E, Carswell K (2021). Evaluating the Effectiveness of an E-Mental Health Intervention for People Living in Lebanon: Protocol for Two Randomized Controlled Trials. JMIR Res Protoc, 10, e21585.


  • Cuijpers P (2021). Research on negative effects of psychotherapies: The next steps. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 28, 142–144. https://doi.org/10.1037/cps0000011.


  • Miguel C, Karyotaki E, Cuijpers P, Cristea IA (2021). Selective outcome reporting and the effectiveness of psychotherapies for depression. World Psychiatry, 20, 444-445.


  • Piqueras JA, garcia-Olcina M, Rivera-Riquelme M, Martinez-Gonzale AE, Cuijpers P (2021). DetectaWeb-Distress Scale: A Global and Multidimensional Web-Based Screener for Emotional Disorder Symptoms in Children and Adolescents. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 627604. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.627604


  • Amanvermez Y, Karyotaki E, Cuijpers P, Salemink E, Spinhoven P, Struijs S, de Wit LM (2021). Feasibility and acceptability of a guided internet-based stress management intervention for university students with high levels of stress: Protocol for an open trial. Internet Interventions, 24, 100369. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2021.100369


  • Heim E, Ramia JA, Hana RA, Burchert S, Carswell K, Cornelisz I, Cuijpers P, El Chammay R, Noun P, van Klaveren C, van Ommeren M, Zoghbi E, van’t Hof E (2021). Step-by-step: Feasibility randomised controlled trial of a mobile-based intervention for depression among populations affected by adversity in Lebanon. Internet Interventions, 24, 100380. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2021.100380.


  • Domhardt M, Cuijpers P, Ebert DD, Baumeister H (2021). More light? Opportunities and pitfalls in digitalised psychotherapy process research. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 544129. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.544129.


  • Cuijpers P, Ciharova M, Miguel C, Harrer M, Ebert DD, Brakemeier EL, Karyotaki E (2021). Psychological treatment of depression in institutional settings: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Affective Disorders, 286, 340–350. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2021.03.017


  • Schuit AS, Holtmaat K, Van Zwieten V, Aukema EJ, Gransier L, Cuijpers P, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2021). Organizing psycho-oncological care for cancer patients: the patient’s perspective. Frontiers in Psychology, section Psycho-Oncology, 12, 625117. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.625117.


  • Meuldijk D, Wuthrich VM, Rapee RM, Draper B, Brodaty H, Cuijpers P, Cutler H, Hobbs M, Johnco C, Jones M, Chen JTH, Partington A, Wijeratne C (2021). Translating Evidence-Based Psychological Interventions for Older Adults with Depression and Anxiety into Public and Private Mental Health Settings using a Stepped Care Framework: Study Protocol. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 104, 106360. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2021.106360.


  • Too EK, Abubakar A, Nasambu C, Koot HM, Cuijpers P, Newton CRJC, Nyongesa MK (2021). Prevalence and factors associated with common mental disorders in young people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 24, e25705. https://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25705.


  • Lyubenova, A., Neupane, D., Levis, B., Wu, Y., Sun, Y., He, C., Krishnan, A., Bhandari, P.M., Negeri, Z., Imran, M., Rice, D.B., Azar, M., Chiovitti, M.J., Saadat, N., Riehm, K.E., Boruff, J.T., Ioannidis, J.P.A., Cuijpers, P., Gilbody, S., Kloda, L.A., Patten, S.B., Shrier, I., Ziegelstein, R.C., Comeau, L., Mitchell, N.D., Tonelli, M., Vigod, S.N., Aceti, F., Barnes, J., Bavle, A.D., Beck, C.T., Bindt, C., Boyce, P.M., Bunevicius, A., Chaudron, L.H., Favez, N., Figueiredo, B., Garcia‐Esteve, L., Giardinelli, L., Helle, N., Howard, L.M., Kohlhoff, J., Kusminskas, L., Kozinszky, Z., Lelli, L., Leonardou, A.A., Meuti, V., Radoš, S.N., García, P.N., Pawlby, S.J., Quispel, C., Robertson‐Blackmore, E., Rochat, T.J., Sharp, D.J., Siu, B.W.M., Stein, A., Stewart, R.C., Tadinac, M., Tandon, S.D., Tendais, I., Töreki, A., Torres‐Giménez, A., Tran, T.D., Trevillion, K., Turner, K., Vega‐Dienstmaier, J.M., Benedetti, A. and Thombs, B.D. (2021), Depression prevalence based on the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale compared to Structured Clinical Interview for DSM DIsorders classification: Systematic review and individual participant data meta‐analysis. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatr Research, 30, e1860. https://doi.org/10.1002/mpr.1860


  • Ciharova M, Furukawa TA, Efthimiou O, Karyotaki E, Miguel C, Noma H, Cipriani A, Riper H, Cuijpers P 92021).Cognitive Restructuring, Behavioral Activation and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in the Treatment of Adult Depression: A Network Meta-analysis. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1. 89, 563-574. https://doi.org/10.1037/ccp0000654.


  • Bolinski F, Etzelmüller A, De Witte NAJ, van Beurden C, Debard G, Bonroy B, Cuijpers P, Riper H, Kleiboer A (2021). Physiological and Self-reported Arousal in Virtual Reality Versus Face-to-face Emotional Activation and Cognitive Restructuring in University Students: a Crossover Experimental Study Using Wearable Monitoring. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 142, 103877. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brat.2021.103877.


  • Snoek A, Nederstigt J, Ciharova M, Sijbrandij M, Lok A, Cuijpers P, Thomaes K (2021). Impact of Comorbid Personality Disorders on Psychotherapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 12, 1929753. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2021.1929753. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2021.1929753


  • Turrini G, Tedeschi F, Cuijpers P, Del Giovane C, Kip A, Morina N, Nosè M, Ostuzzi G, Purgato M, Ricciardi C, Sijbrandij M, Tol W, Barbui C (2021). A network meta-analysis of psychosocial interventions for refugees and asylum seekers with PTSD. BMJ Global Health, 6:e005029. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2021-005029.


  • Furukawa TA, Shinohara K, Sahker E, Karyotaki E, Miguel C, Ciharova M, Bockting CLH, Breedvelt JJF, Tajika A, Imai H, Ostinelli EG, Sakata M, Toyomoto R, Kishimoto S, Ito M, Furukawa Y, Cipriani A, Hollon SD, Cuijpers P (2021).Initial treatment choices to achieve sustained response in major depression: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. World Psychiatry, 20, 387-396.


  • Cuijpers P, Karyotaki E, Ciharova M, Miguel C, Noma H, Furukawa TA (2021). The effects of psychotherapies for depression on response, remission, reliable change, and deterioration: A meta-analysis. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 144, 288–299, http://doi.org/10.1111/acps.13335.


  • Storebø OJ, Ribeiro JP, Kongerslev MT, Stoffers-Winterling J, Jørgensen MS, Lieb K, Bateman A, Kirubakaran R, Dérian N, Karyotaki E, Cuijpers P, Simonsen E (2021). Individual participant data systematic reviews with meta-analyses of psychotherapies for borderline personality disorder: a protocol. BMJ Open, 11, e047416. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-047416..


  • Alozkan-Sever C, Cuijpers P, Mittendorfer-Rutz E, Bryant RA, Dawson KS, Holmes EA, Mooren T, Norredam ML, Sijbrandij M (2021). Feasibility and Acceptability of Problem Management Plus with Emotional Processing (PM+EP) for Refugee Youth Living in the Netherlands: Study Protocol. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 12, 1947003. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2021.1947003.


  • Akhtar A, Giardinelli L, Bawaneh A, Awwad M, Al-Hayek H, Whitney C, Jordans MJD, Sijbrandij M, Cuijpers P, Dawson K, Bryant R, on behalf of the STRENGTHS Consortium (2021) Feasibility trial of a scalable transdiagnostic group psychological intervention for Syrians residing in a refugee camp, European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 12, 1932295, DOI: 10.1080/20008198.2021.1932295


  • Schuit AS, van Zwieten V, Holtmaat K, Cuijpers P, Eerenstein SEJ, Leemans CR, Vergeer MR, Voortman J, Karagozoglu H, van Weert S, Korte M, Frambach R, Fleuren M, Hendrickx JJ, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2021). Symptom monitoring in cancer and fully automated advice on supportive care: patients’ perspectives on self-management strategies and the eHealth self-management application Oncokompas. European Journal of Cancer Care, e13497. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13497.


  • van der Hout A, van Uden-Kraan CF, Holtmaat K, Jansen F, Lissenberg-Witte BI, Nieuwenhuijzen GAP, Hardillo JA, Baatenburg de Jong RJ, Tiren-Verbeet NL, Sommeijer DW, de Heer K, Schaar CG, Sedee RJE, Bosscha K, van den Brekel MWM, Petersen JF, Westerman M, Honings J, Takes RP, Houtenbos I, van den Broek WT, de Bree R, Jansen P, Eerenstein SEJ, Leemans CR, Zijlstra JM, Cuijpers P, van de Poll-Franse LV, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2021). Reasons for not reaching or using web-based self-management applications, and the use and evaluation of Oncokompas among cancer survivors, in the context of a randomised controlled trial. Internet Interventions, 25, 100429. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2021.100429.


  • Fu Z, Brouwer M, Kennis M, Williams A, Cuijpers P, Bockting C (2021). Psychological factors for the onset of depression: a meta-analysis of prospective studies. BMJ Open, 11, e050129. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050129


  • Neijenhuijs KI, Peeters CFW, van Weert H, Cuijpers P, Leeuw IV (2021). Symptom clusters among cancer survivors: what can machine learning techniques tell us? BMC Medical Research Methodology, 21, 166. doi: 10.1186/s12874-021-01352-4.



2020 - Scientific publications in international peer reviewed journals


  • Zhou X, Teng T, Zhang Y, Del Giovane C, Furukawa TA, Weisz J, Li X, Cuijpers P, Coghill D, Xiang Y, Hetrick SE, Leucht S, Qin M, Barth J, Ravindran AV, Yang L, Curry J, Fan L, Silva SG, Cipriani A, Xie P (2020). Comparative efficacy and acceptability of antidepressants, psychotherapies, and their combination for acute treatment of children and adolescents with depressive disorders: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. Lancet Psychiatry, 581-601.

  • Wilks CR, Auerbach RP, Alonso J, Benjet C, Bruffaerts R, Cuijpers P, Ebert DD, Green JG, Mellins CA, Mortier P, Sadikova E, Sampson NA, Kessler RC (2020) The importance of physical and mental health in explaining health-related academic role impairment among college students. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 123, 54-61.

  • Watts S, van Ommeren M, Cuijpers (2020). Open access of psychological intervention manuals. World Psychiatry, 19, 251-252.

  • van Dis EAM, van Veen SC, Hagenaars MA, Batelaan NM, Bockting CLH, van den Heuve RM, Cuijpers P, Engelhard IM (2020)Long-term outcome of cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety-related disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA Psychiatry, 77, 265-273

  • Uppendahl JR, Alözkan-Sever C, Cuijpers P, de Vries R, Sijbrandij M (2020). Psychological and Psychosocial Interventions for Depression, Anxiety and PTSD among Children and Adolescents in Low- and Middle- Income Countries: A Meta-Analysis. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 10, 933.

  • Turner DT, Reijnders M, Van Der Gaag M, Karyotaki E, Valmaggia LR, Moritz S, Lecomte T, Turkington D, Penadés R, Elkis H, Cather C, Shawyer F, O'Connor KP, Li ZJ, de Pavia Barretto EM, Cuijpers P (2020). Efficacy and moderators of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for psychosis versus other psychological interventions: An individual-participant data meta-analysis. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11, 402.

  • Turner DT, Riedel E, Kobeissi LH, Karyotaki E, Garcia-Moreno C, Say L, Cuijpers P (2019). Psychosocial interventions for intimate partner violence in low and middle income countries: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Journal of Global Health, 10, 010409.

  • Stein AT, Carl E, Cuijpers P, Karyotaki E, Smits JAJ (2020). Looking beyond depression: A meta-analysis of the effect of behavioral activation on depression, anxiety, and activation. Psychological Medicine, 6, 1-14

  • Sander L, Gerhardinger K, Bailey E, Robinson J, Lin J, Cuijpers P, Mühlmann C (2020). Suicide risk management in research on Internet-based interventions for depression: A synthesis of the current state and recommendations for future research. Journal of Affective Disorders, 263, 676-83.

  • Rennick-Egglestone S, Elliott R, Smuk M, Robinson C, Bailey S, Smith R, Keppens J, Hussain H, Pollock K, Cuijpers P, Llewellyn-Beardsley J, Ng F, Yeo C, Roe J, Hui A, Krieke L, Walcott R, Slade M. Impact of receiving recorded mental health recovery narratives on quality of life in people experiencing psychosis, people experiencing other mental health problems and for informal carers: Narrative Experiences Online (NEON) study protocol for three randomised controlled trials. Trials, 21, 661.

  • Nyongesa MK, Mwangi P, Wanjala SW, Mutua AM, Koot HM, Cuijpers P, Newton CRJC, Abubakar A (2020). Correlates of health-related quality of life among adults receiving combination antiretroviral therapy in coastal Kenya. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 18, 169.

  • Moshe I, Terhorst Y, Cuijpers P, Cristea IA, Pulkki-Råback L, Sander L (2020). Three decades of Internet- and Computer-based Interventions for the Treatment of Depression: Protocol for a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JMIR Research Protocols, 9, e14860.

  • Monteregge S, Tsagkalidou A, Cuijpers P, Spinhoven P (2020). The effects of different types of treatment for anxiety on repetitive negative thinking: A meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 27, e12316.

  • Michelson D, Malik K, Krishna M, Sharma R, Mathur S, Bhat B, Parikh R, Roy K, Joshi A, Sahu R, Chilhate B, Boustani M, Cuijpers P, Chorpita B, Fairburn CG, Patel V (2020). Development of a transdiagnostic, low-intensity, psychological intervention for common adolescent mental health problems in Indian secondary schools. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 30, 103439

  • Levis B, Sun Y, He C, Wu Y, Krishnan A, Bhandari PM, Neupane D, Imran M, Brehaut E, Negeri Z, Fischer FH, Benedetti A, Thombs BD; Depression Screening Data (DEPRESSD) PHQ Collaboration, Che L, Levis A, Riehm K, Saadat N, Azar M, Rice D, Boruff J, Kloda L, Cuijpers P, Gilbody S, Ioannidis J, McMillan D, Patten S, Shrier I, Ziegelstein R, Moore A, Akena D, Amtmann D, Arroll B, Ayalon L, Baradaran H, Beraldi A, Bernstein C, Bhana A, Bombardier C, Buji RI, Butterworth P, Carter G, Chagas M, Chan J, Chan LF, Chibanda D, Cholera R, Clover K, Conway A, Conwell Y, Daray F, de Man-van Ginkel J, Delgadillo J, Diez-Quevedo C, Fann J, Field S, Fisher J, Fung D, Garman E, Gelaye B, Gholizadeh L, Gibson L, Goodyear-Smith F, Green E, Greeno C, Hall B, Hampel P, Hantsoo L, Haroz E, Harter M, Hegerl U, Hides L, Hobfoll S, Honikman S, Hudson M, Hyphantis T, Inagaki M, Ismail K, Jeon HJ, Jetté N, Khamseh M, Kiely K, Kohler S, Kohrt B, Kwan Y, Lamers F, Asunción Lara M, Levin-Aspenson H, Lino V, Liu SI, Lotrakul M, Loureiro S, Löwe B, Luitel N, Lund C, Marrie RA, Marsh L, Marx B, McGuire A, Mohd Sidik S, Munhoz T, Muramatsu K, Nakku J, Navarrete L, Osório F, Patel V, Pence B, Persoons P, Petersen I, Picardi A, Pugh S, Quinn T, Rancans E, Rathod S, Reuter K, Roch S, Rooney A, Rowe H, Santos I, Schram M, Shaaban J, Shinn E, Sidebottom A, Simning A, Spangenberg L, Stafford L, Sung S, Suzuki K, Swartz R, Tan PLL, Taylor-Rowan M, Tran T, Turner A, van der Feltz-Cornelis C, van Heyningen T, van Weert H, Wagner L, Li Wang J, White J, Winkley K, Wynter K, Yamada M, Zhi Zeng Q, Zhang Y (2020). Accuracy of the PHQ-2 Alone and in Combination With the PHQ-9 for Screening to Detect Major Depression: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA, 323, 2290-2300.

  • Levis B, Benedetti A, Ioannidis JPA, Sun Y, Negeri Z, He C, Wu Y, Krishnan A, Bhandari PM, Neupane D, Imran M, Rice DB, Riehm KE, Saadat N, Azar M, Boruff J, Cuijpers P, Gilbody S, Kloda LA, McMillan D, Patten SB, Shrier I, Ziegelstein RC, Alamri SH, Amtmann D, Ayalon L, Baradaran HR, Beraldi A, Bernstein CN, Bhana A, Bombardier CH, Carter G, Chagas MH, Chibanda D, Clover K, Conwell Y, Diez-Quevedo C, Fann JR, Fischer FH, Gholizadeh L, Gibson LJ, Green EP, Greeno CG, Hall BJ, Haroz EE, Ismail K, Jetté N, Khamseh ME, Kwan Y, Lara MA, Liu SI, Loureiro SR, Löwe B, Marrie RA, Marsh L, McGuire A, Muramatsu K, Navarrete L, Osório FL, Petersen I, Picardi A, Pugh SL, Quinn TJ, Rooney AG, Shinn EH, Sidebottom A, Spangenberg L, Tan PLL, Taylor-Rowan M, Turner A, van Weert HC, Vöhringer PA, Wagner LI, White J, Winkley K, Thombs BD (2020).Patient Health Questionnaire-9 scores do not accurately estimate depression prevalence: individual participant data meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 122, 115-128.

  • Kennis M, Gerritsen L, van Dalen M, Williams A, Cuijpers P, Bockting C (2020). Prospective biomarkers of Major Depressive Disorder: A Systematic Review and MetaAnalysis. Molecular Psychiatry, 25, 321-338.

  • Holtmaat K, van der Spek N, Lissenberg-Witte B, Breitbart W, Cuijpers P, Verdonck-de Leeuw I (2020). Long-term efficacy of meaning-centered group psychotherapy for cancer survivors: two-year follow-up results of an RCT. Psycho-Oncology, 29, 711–718.

  • He C, Levis B, Riehm KE, Saadat N, Levis AW, Azar M, Rice1 DB, Krishnan A, Wu Y, Sun Y, Imran M, Boruff J, Cuijpers P, Gilbody S, Ioannidis JPA, Kloda LA, McMillan D, Patten SB, Shrier I, 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, Clover K, Conwell Y, de Man-van Ginkel JM, Fann JR, Fischer FH, Fung D, Gelaye B, Goodyear-Smith F, Green CG, Hall BJ, Harrison PA, Härter M, Hegerl U, Hides L, Hobfoll SE, Hudson M, Hyphantis T, InagakiM, Ismail K, Jetté N, Khamseh ME, Kiely KM, Kwan Y, 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, Reuter K, Rooney AG, Santos IS, Shaaban J, Sidebottom A, Simning A, Stafford L, Sung S, Tan PLL, Turner A, van Weert HC, White J, Whooley MA, Winkley K, Yamada M, Thombs BD, Benedetti A (2020). The Accuracy of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) Algorithm for Screening to Detect Major Depression: An Individual Participant Data Meta-analysis. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 89, 25-37

  • Harper Shehadeh MJ, Abi Ramia J, Cuijpers P, El Chammay R, Heim E, Kheir W, Saeed K, van Ommeren M, van’t Hof E, Watts S, Wenger A, Zoghbi E and Carswell K (2020) Step-by-Step, an E-Mental Health Intervention for Depression: A Mixed Methods Pilot Study From Lebanon. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 10, 986.

  • Gómez-Gómez I; Bellón JA, Resurrección DM; Cuijpers P, Moreno-Peral P, Rigabert A; Maderuelo-Fernández JA, Motrico E (2020). Effectiveness of multiple-risk lifestyle interventions in reducing depressive symptoms: systematic review and meta-analysis. Preventive Medicine, 134, 106067.

  • Fuhr D, Acarturk C, Uygun E, McGrath M, Ilkkursun Z, Kaykha S, Sondorp E, Sijbrandij M, Ventevogel P, Cuijpers P, Roberts B (2020). Pathways towards scaling up Problem Management Plus in Turkey: A Theory of Change Workshop. Conflict and Health, 14, 22.

  • Fodor LA, Georgescu R, Cuijpers P, Szamoskozi S, David D, Furukawa TA, Cristea IA (2020). The efficacy of cognitive bias modification interventions in anxiety and depressive disorders: a network meta-analysis. Lancet Psychiatry, 7, 506-514.

  • Faramarzi M, Kheirkhah F, Barat S, Cuijpers P, O'Connor E, Ghadimi R, Hajian-Tilaki K, Pahlavan Z, Hamidia A, Mirtabar SM, Zeinalzadeh M, Basirat Z (2020). Prevalence and factors related to psychiatric symptoms in low risk pregnancy. Caspian Journal of Internal Medicine, 11, 211-218

  • Eylem O, de Wit L, van Straten A, Steubl L, Melissourgaki Z, Danışman GT, de Vries R, Kerkhof AJFM, Bhui K, Cuijpers P (2020). Stigma for Common Mental Disorders in Racial Minorities and Majorities A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. BMC Public Health, 20, 879.

  • de Graaff AM, Cuijpers P, Acarturk C, Bryant R, Burchert S, Fuhr DC, Huizink AC, de Jong J, Kieft B, Knaevelsrud C, McDaid D, Morina N, Park AL, Uppendahl JR, Ventevogel P, Whitney C, Wiedemann N, Woodward A, Sijbrandij M (2020). Effectiveness of a peer-refugee delivered psychological intervention to reduce psychological distress among adult Syrian refugees in the Netherlands: study protocol. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 20, 1694347.

  • Cornelisz I, Cuijpers P, Donker T, van Klaveren C (2020). Addressing Missing Data in Randomized Clinical Trials: A Causal Inference Perspective. Plos One, 15(7): e0234349.

  • Büscher R, Beisemann M, Doebler P, Steubl L, Domhardt M, Cuijpers P, Kerkhof A, Sander LB (2020). Effectiveness of Internet- and Mobile-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Reduce Suicidal Ideation and Behaviours: Protocol for a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Individual Participant Data. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, 5179.

  • Breedvelt JJF, Warren FC, Brouwer ME, Karyotaki E, Kuyken W, Cuijpers P, van Oppen P, Gilbody S, Bockting CLH (2020).Individual participant data (IPD) meta-analysis of psychological relapse prevention interventions versus control for patients in remission from depression: a protocol. BMJ Open, 10, e034158.

  • Bolinski F, Boumparis N, Kleiboer A, Cuijpers P, Ebert DD, Riper H (2020). The effect of e-mental health interventions on academic performance in university and college students: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Internet Interventions, 20, 100321.

  • Cuijpers P (2020). Measuring success in the treatment of depression: What is most important to patients? Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, 20, 123 - 125

  • Cuijpers P, Karyotaki E, de Wit L, Ebert DD (2020). The effects of fifteen evidence-supported therapies for adult depression: A meta-analytic review. Psychotherapy Research, 30, 279–293.

  • Cuijpers P, Noma H, Karyotaki E, Vinkers CH, Cipriani A, Furukawa TA (2020). A network meta-analysis of the effects of psychotherapies, pharmacotherapies and their combination in the treatment of adult depression. World Psychiatry, 19, 92–107.

  • Wu Y, Levis B, Riehm KE, Saadat N, Levis AW, Azar M, Rice DB, Boruff J, Cuijpers P, Gilbody S, Ioannidis JPA, Kloda LA, McMillan D, Patten SB, Shrier I, Ziegelstein RC, Akena DH, Arroll B, Ayalon L, Baradaran HR, Baron M, Bombardier CH, Butterworth P, Carter G, Chagas MH, Chan JCN, Cholera R, Conwell Y, de Man-van Ginkel JM, Fann JR, Fischer FH, Fung D, Gelaye B, Goodyear-Smith F, Greeno CG, Hall BJ, Harrison PA, Härter M, Hegerl U, Hides L, Hobfoll SE, Hudson M, Hyphantis T, Inagaki M, Jetté N, Khamseh ME, Kiely KM, Kwan Y, Lamers F, Liu S-I, Lotrakul M, Loureiro SR, Löwe B, McGuire A, Mohd-Sidik S, Munhoz TN, Muramatsu K, Osório FL, Patel V, Pence BW, Persoons P, Picardi A, Reuter K, Rooney AG, Santos IS, Shaaban J, Sidebottom A, Simning A, Stafford L, Sung S, Tan PLL, Turner A, van Weert HC, White J, Whooley MA, Winkley K, Yamada M, Benedetti A, Thombs BD. Equivalency of the diagnostic accuracy of the PHQ-8 and PHQ-9: a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis. Psychological Medicine, 50, 1368-1380. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291719001314


  • Ormel J, Cuijpers P, Jorm A, Schoevers RA (2019). What is needed to eridicate the derpession epidemic and why. Mental Health & Prevention, 17, 200177. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mhp.2019.200177


  • Michelson D, Malik K, Parikh R, Weiss HA, Doyle AM, Bhat B, Sahu R, Chilhate B, Mathur S, Krishna M, Sharma R, Sudhir P, King M, Cuijpers P, Chorpita B, Fairburn CG, Patel V (2020). Effectiveness of a brief lay counsellor-delivered, problem solving intervention for adolescent mental health problems in urban, low-income schools in India: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet Child and Adolescent Health, 4, (8), 571-582. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2352-4642(20)30173-5.


  • Driessen E, Dekker JJM, Peen J, Van HL, Maina G, Rosso G, Rigardetto S, Cuniberti F, Vitriol VG, Florenzano RU, Andreoli A, Burnand Y, López-Rodríguez J, Villamil-Salcedo V, Twisk JWR, Cuijpers P (2020). The efficacy of adding short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy to antidepressants in the treatment of depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data. Clinical Psychology Review, 80, 101886. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2020.101886. PMID: 32650213


  • Dal−Ré R, Bouter LM, Cuijpers P, Gluud C, Holm S (2020). Should research misconduct be criminalised? Research Ethics, 1. 16 (1-2), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1177/1747016119898400


  • Carl E, Witcraft SM, Kauffman BY, Gillespie EM, Becker ES, Cuijpers P, Van Ameringen M, Smits JAJ, Powers MB (2018). Psychological and pharmacological treatments for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD): A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 49(1), 1-21. doi: 10.1080/16506073.2018.1560358. PMID: 30760112


  • Bruijniks SJE, Lemmens LHJM, Hollon SD, Peeters FPML, Cuijpers P, Arntz A, Dingemanse P, Willems L, van Oppen P, Twisk J, van den Boogaard M, Spijker J, Franx G, Bosmans J, Huibers MJH (2019). Seeing depressed patients twice a week improves outcomes: results from a multicenter randomized trial comparing cognitive behavior therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy. British Journal of Psychiatry, 216(4), 222-230. doi: 10.1192/bjp.2019.265. PMID: 32029012.


  • Bijker L, Sleijser-Koehorst M, Coppieters M, Cuijpers P, Scholten-Peeters GGM, (2019). Preferred self-administered questionnaires to assess depression, anxiety and somatization in people with musculoskeletal pain – A modified Delphi study. Journal of Pain, 21(3-4):409-417. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2019.08.006. PMID: 31487562.


  • Cuijpers P, van Veen SC, Sijbrandij M, Yoder W, Cristea IA (2020). Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing for mental health problems: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 49(3):165-180. doi: 10.1080/16506073.2019.1703801. PMID: 32043428


  • Cuijpers P, Stringaris A, Wolpert M (2020). Treatment outcomes for depression: challenges and opportunities. Lancet Psychiatry, 7(11):925-927. doi: 10.1016/S2215-0366(20)30036-5. PMID: 32078823


  • Cuijpers P, Karyotaki E, Eckshtain D, Ng MY, Corteselli KA, Noma H, Quero S, Weisz JR (2020). Psychotherapy for depression across different age groups: A meta-analysis. JAMA Psychiatry, 77(7), 694-702. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2020.0164. PMID: 32186668


  • Wambua GN, Kumar M, Falkenström F, Cuijpers P (2020). Process and outcome of child psychotherapies offered in Kenya: A mixed methods study protocol on improving child mental health. BMC Psychiatry, 20, 263. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-020-02611-2. .


  • Uygun E, Ilkkursun Z, Sijbrandij M, Aker AT, Bryant R, Cuijpers P, Fuhr DC, de Graaff AM, de Jong J, McDaid D, Morina N, Park AL, Roberts B, Ventevogel P, Yurtbakan T, Acarturk C (2020). Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial: Peer to Peer Group Problem Management Plus (PM+) for Adult Syrian Refugees in Turkey. Trials, 21, 283. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-020-4166-x .


  • Spedding M, Stein D, Naledi T, Myers B, Cuijpers P, Sorsdahl K (2020). A task-shared intervention for prepartum common mental disorders: Feasibility, acceptability and responses in a South African sample. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine, 12, a2378.

    https://doi.org/10.4102/phcfm.v12i1.2378.


  • McGrath M, Acarturk C, Roberts B, Ilkkursun Z, Sondorp E, Sijbrandij M, Cuijpers P, Ventevogel P, McKee M, Fuhr DC (2020). Somatic distress among Syrian refugees in Istanbul, Turkey: a cross-sectional study. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 132, 109993. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychores.2020.109993.


  • Klaufus L, Verlinden E, van der Wal M, Kösters M, Cuijpers P, Chinapaw M. Psychometric Evaluation of Two Short Versions of the Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale. BMC Psychiatry, 20, 47. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-020-2444-5.


  • Karyotaki E, Cuijpers P, Albor Y, Alonso J, Auerbach RP, Bantjes J, Bruffaerts R, Ebert DD, Hasking P, Kiekens G, Lee S, McLafferty M, Mak ADP, Mortier P, Sampson NA, Stein DJ, Vilagut G, Kessler RC. Sources of Stress and their Associations with Mental Disorders Among College Students: Results of the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys International College Student Initiative. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 1759.

    PMID: 32849042; DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01759; Free download


  • Harrer M, Adam SH, Messner EM, Baumeister H, Cuijpers P, Bruffaerts R, Auerbach P, Kessler RC, Jacobi C, Taylor CB, Ebert DD (2020). Prevention of Eating Disorders at Universities: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 53, 813-833. https://doi.org/10.1002/eat.23224


  • Etzelmüller A, Vis C, Karyotaki E, Baumeister H, Titov N, Berking M, Cuijpers P, Riper H, Ebert DD (2020). Effects of Internet-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Routine Care for Adults in Treat-ment for Depression and Anxiety: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22, e18100. doi: 10.2196/18100.


  • de Graaff AM, Cuijpers P, McDaid D, Park A, Woodward A, Bryant RA, Fuhr DC, Kieft B, Minkenberg E, Sijbrandij M, on behalf of the STRENGTHS consortium (2020). Peer-provided Problem Management Plus (PM+) for adult Syrian refugees; a pilot randomized controlled trial on effectiveness and cost-effectiveness. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 29, e162..


  • Bruijniks SJE, van Grootheest G, Cuijpers P, de Kluiver H, Vinkers C, Peeters F, Penninx B, Huibers MJH (2020). Working memory moderates the relation between the brain-derived neurotropic factor (BDNF) and psychotherapy outcome for depression. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 130, 424-432.

    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2020.07.045


  • van Beek FE, Jansen F, Mak L, Lissenberg-Witte BI, Buter J, Vergeer MR, Voortman J, Cuijpers P, Leeman CR, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2020). The course of symptoms of anxiety and depression from time of diagnosis up to 2 years follow-up in head and neck cancer patients treated with primary (chemo)radiation. Oral Oncology, 102, 104576. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oraloncology.2020.104576


  • Stoll M, Mancini A, Hubenschmid L, Dreimüller N, König J, Cuijpers P, Barth J, Lieb K (2020). Discrepancies from registered protocols and spin occur frequently in randomized psychotherapy trials – a meta-epidemiologic study. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 128, 49-56. PMID: 32828837, DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.08.013


  • Hu MX, Turner D, Generaal E, Bos D, Ikram K, Ikram A, Cuijpers P, Penninx BWJH (2020). Exercise interventions for the prevention of depression: a systematic review of meta-analyses. BMC Public Health, 20, 1255. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-020-09323-y


  • Fuhr D, Acarturk C, Sijbrandij M, Brown FL, Jordans MJD, Woodward A, McGrath M; Sondorp E, Ventevogel P, Ikkursun Z, El Chammay R, Cuijpers P, Roberts B (2020). Planning the scale up of brief psychological interventions using Theory of Change. BMC Health Services Research, in press.

    PMID: 32847580; DOI: 10.1186/s12913-020-05677-6; OPEN ACCESS


  • Brehaut E, Neupane D, Levis B, Wu Y, Sun Y, Krishnan A, He C, Mani Bhandari P, Negeri Z, Riehm KE, Rice DB, Azar M, Yan XW, Imran M, Chiovitti MJ, SaadatN, Cuijpers P, Ioannidis JPA, Markham S, Patten SB, Ziegelstein RC, Henry M, Ismail Z, Loiselle CG, Mitchell ND, Tonelli M, Boruff JT, Kloda LA, Beraldi A, Braeken APBM, Carter G, Clover K, Conroy RM, Cukor D, da Rocha e Silva CE, De Souza J, Downing MG, Feinstein A, Ferentinos PP, Fischer FH, Flint AJ, Fujimori M, Gallagher P, Goebel S, Jetté N, Julião M, Keller M, Kjærgaard M, Love AW, Löwe B, Martin-Santos R, Michopoulos I, Navines R, O’Rourke SJ, Öztürk A, Pintor L, Ponsford JL, Rooney AG, Sánchez-González R, Schwarzbold ML, Sharpe M, Simard S, Singer S, Stone J, Tung KY, Turner A, Walker J, Walterfang M, White J, Benedetti A, Thombs BD (2020). Depression Prevalence using the HADS-D Compared to SCID Major Depression Classification: an Individual Participant Data Meta-Analysis. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 139, 110256. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2020.110256. PMID: 33069051.


  • Mwangi P, Nyongesa MK, Koot HM, Cuijpers P, Newton CRJC, Abubakar A (2020). Validation of a Swahili version of the 9-item Patient Health questionnaire (PHQ-9) among adults living with HIV compared to a community sample from Kilifi, Kenya. Journal of Affective Disorders Reports, 1, 100013. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadr.2020.100013.


  • Roe J, Brown S, Yeo C, Rennick-Egglestone S, Repper J, Ng F, Llewellyn-Beardsley J, Hui A, Cuijpers P, Thornicroft G, Manley D, Pollock K, Slade M. Opportunities, barriers and enablers to the use of recorded recovery narratives in clinical settings. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11, 589731. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2020.589731


  • Lyubenova A, Neupane D, Levis B, Wu Y, Sun Y, He C, Krishnan A, Bhandari PM, Negeri1 Z, Imran M, Rice DB, Azar M, Chiovitti MJ, Saadat N, Riehm KE, Boruff JT, Ioannidis JPA, Cuijpers P, Gilbody S, Kloda LA, PattenSB, Shrier I, Ziegelstein RC, Comeau L, Mitchell ND, Tonelli M, Vigod SN, Aceti F, Barnes J, Bavle AD, Beck CT, Bindt C, Boyce PM, Bunevicius A, Chaudron LH, Favez N, Figueiredo B, Garcia-Esteve L, Giardinelli L, Helle N, Howard LM, Kohlhoff J, Kusminskas L, Kozinszky Z, Lelli L, Leonardou AA, Meuti V, Radoš SN, García PN, Pawlby SJ, Quispel C, Robertson-Blackmore E, Rochat TJ, Sharp DJ, Siu BWM, Stein A, Stewart RC, Tadinac M, Tandon SD, Tendais I, Töreki A, Torres-Giménez A, Tran TD, Trevillion K, Turner K, Vega-Dienstmaier JM, Benedetti A, Thombs BD (2020). Depression Prevalence Based on the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale Compared to Structured Clinical Interview for DSM Classification: Systematic Review and Individual Participant Data Meta-analysis. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, e1860. doi: 10.1002/mpr.1860, PMID: 33089942


  • Rigabert A, Motrico E, Moreno-Peral P, Resurrección DM, Conejo-Cerón S, Cuijpers P, Martín-Gómez C, López-Del-Hoyo Y, Bellón J (2020). Effectiveness of online psychological and psychoeducational interventions to prevent depression: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Clinical Psychology Review, 82, 101931. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2020.101931


  • Provoost S, Kleiboer A, Ornelas J, Bosse T, Ruwaard J, Rocha A, Cuijpers P, Riper H (2020). Improving adherence to an online intervention for low mood with a virtual coach: study protocol of a pilot randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2020 Oct 16;21(1):860. doi: 10.1186/s13063-020-04777-2 PMID: 33066805


  • Papola D, Ostuzzi G, Gastaldon C, Purgato M, del Giovane C, Pompoli A, Karyotaki E, Sijbrandij M, Furukawa TA, Cuijpers P, Barbui C (2020). Which psychotherapy is effective in panic disorder? And which delivery formats are supported by the evidence? Study protocol for two systematic reviews and network meta-analyses. BMJ Open, 10, e038909. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-038909


  • Nyongesa MK, Mwangi P, Koot HM, Cuijpers P, Newton CRJC, Abubakar A (2020). The reliability, validity and factorial structure of the Swahili version of the 7-item generalized anxiety disorder scale (GAD-7) among adults living with HIV from Kilifi, Kenya. Annals of General Psychiatry, 1. 19, 62. PMID: 33133222; DOI: 10.1186/s12991-020-00312-4.


  • Lokkerbol J, Wijnen B, Ruhe HG, Spijker J, Morad A, Schoevers R, de Boer M, Cuijpers P, Smit F (2020). Design of a health-economic Markov model to assess cost-effectiveness and budget impact of the prevention and treatment of depressive disorder. Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research, https://doi.org/10.1080/14737167.2021.1844566, PMID: 33119427


  • Levis B, Negeri Z, Sun Y, Benedetti A, Thombs BD, He C, Krishnan A, Wu Y, Bhandari PM, Neupane D, Imran M, Rice DB, Azar M, Sanchez TA, Chiovitti MJ, Saadat N, Riehm KE, Boruff JT, Kloda LA, Cuijpers P, Gilbody S, Ioannidis JPA, McMillan D, Patten SB, Shrier I, Ziegelstein RC, Comeau L, Mitchell ND, Tonelli M, Vigod SN, Aceti F, Alvarado R, Alvarado-Esquivel C, Bakare MO, Barnes J, Bavle AD, Beck CT, Bindt C, Boyce PM, Bunevicius A, Correa H, Couto TCE, Chaudron LH, Chorwe-Sungani G, Pinheiro de Figueiredo F, Eapen V, Favez N, Felice E, Fellmeth G, Fernandes M, Field S, Figueiredo B, Fisher JRW, Garcia-Esteve L, Giardinelli L, Green EP, Helle N, Honikman S, Howard LM, Kettunen PA, Khalifa DS, Kohlhoff J, Kusminskas L, Kozinszky Z, Lelli L, Leonardou AA, Maes M, Marsay CY, Martínez P, Meuti V, Radoš SN, Navarro García P, Nishi D, Okitundu D, Andjafono LE, Pawlby SJ, Robertson-Blackmore E, Rochat TJ, Rowe HJ, Sharp DJ, Siu BWM, Skalkidou A, Smith-Nielsen J, Stein A, Stewart RC, Su KP, Sundström-Poromaa I, Tadinac M, Tandon SD, Tendais I, Thiagayson P, Töreki A, Torres-Giménez A, Tran TD, Trevillion K, Tungchama FP, Turner K, Væver MS, van Heyningen T, Vega-Dienstmaier JM, Wynter K, Yonkers KA (2020). Accuracy of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) for screening to detect major depression among pregnant and postpartum women: systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data. BMJ, 371, m4022. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m4022


  • Wen K, McGrath M, Acarturk C, Ilkkursun Z, Fuhr DC, Sondorp E, Cuijpers P, Sijbrandij M, Roberts B (2020). Post-traumatic growth and its predictors among Syrian refugees in Istanbul: a mental health population survey. Journal of Migration and Health, 1–2, 100010. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmh.2020.100010



2019 - Scientific publications in international peer reviewed journals


  • Zhou X, Zhang Y, Furukawa TA, Cuijpers P, Pu J, Weisz JR, Yang L, Hetrick SE, Del Giovane C, Cohen D, James AC, Yuan S, Whittington C, Jiang X, Teng T, Cipriani A, Xie P (2019). Comparative efficacy and acceptability of psychotherapies for acute anxiety disorders in children and adolescents: a network meta-analysis. JAMA Psychiatry, 76, 41-50.

  • Yoder WR, Karyotaki E, Cristea IA, van Duin D, Cuijpers P (2018). Researcher allegiance in research on psychosocial interventions: Protocol and pilot study of a meta-analytic project. BMJ Open, 9, e024622.

  • Yang L, Zhou X, Pu J, Liu L, Cuijpers P, Zhang Y, Zhang H, Yuan S, Teng T, Tian L, Xie P (2019). Efficacy and acceptability of psychological interventions for social anxiety disorder in children and adolescents: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 28, 79-89.

  • Weisel KK, Fuhrmann LM, Berking M, Baumeister H, Cuijpers P, Ebert DD (2019). Standalone smartphone apps for mental health—a systematic review and meta-analysis. Npj Digital Medicine, 2, 118.

  • Weisel K, Zarskia A, Berger T, Krieger T, Schaub MP, Moser CT, Berking M, Dey M, Botella C, Banos R, Herrero R, Etchemendy E, Riper H, Cuijpers P, Bolinski F, Kleiboer A, Görlich D, Beecham J, Jacobi C, Ebert DD (2019). Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of guided and unguided internet- and mobile- based indicated transdiagnostic prevention of depression and anxiety (ICare Prevent): A three-armed randomized controlled trial in four European countries. Internet Interventions, 16, 52–64.

  • Van der Hout A, van Uden-Kraan C, Holtmaat K, Jansen F, Lissenberg-Witte B, Nieuwenhuijzen G, Hardillo J, Baatenburg de Jong R, Tiren-Verbeet N, Sommeijer D, de Heer K, Schaar C, Sedee RJ, Bosscha K, van den Brekel M, Petersen J, Westerman M, Honings J, Takes R, Houtenbos I, van den Broek W, de Bree R, Jansen P, Eerenstein S, Leemans R, Zijlstra J, Cuijpers P, van de Poll-Franse L, Verdonck-de Leeuw I (2019). Efficacy of an eHealth application ‘Oncokompas’ that supports cancer survivors to self-manage their symptoms and health-related quality of life: results of a randomized controlled trial. Lancet Oncology, 21, 80-94

  • van der Hout A, Neijenhuijs KI, Jansen F, van Uden-Kraan CF, Aaronson NK, Groenvold M, Holzner B, Terwee CB, van de Poll-Franse LV, Cuijpers P, Verdonck-de Leeuw IK (2019). Measuring Health-Related Quality of Life in Colorectal Cancer Patients: Systematic Review of Measurement Properties of the EORTC QLQ-CR29. Supportive Care in Cancer, 27, 2395-2412

  • van den Berg E, Houtzager L, de Vos J, Daemen I, Katsaragaki G, Karyotaki E, CuijpersP, Jack Dekker (2019). Meta-analysis on the Efficacy of Psychological Treatments for Anorexia Nervosa. European Eating Disorders Review, 27, 331-351.

  • Van de Kamp M, Scheffers M, Hatzmann J, Emck C, Cuijpers P, Beek PJ (2019). Body- and Movement-Oriented Interventions for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 32, 967-976

  • Ünlü Ince B, Gökçay D, Riper H, Cuijpers P (2019). Effectiveness of a Web- and Mobile-Guided Psychological Intervention for Depressive Symptoms in Turkey: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Res Protoc, 8, e13239.

  • Turrini G, Purgato M, Acarturk C, Anttila M, Au T, Ballette F, Bird M, Carswell K, Churchill R, Cuijpers P, Hall J, Hansen LJ, Kösters M, Lantta T, Nosè M, Ostuzzi G, Sijbrandij M, Tedeschi F, Valimaki M, Wancata J, White R, van Ommeren M, Barbui C (2019). Efficacy and acceptability of psychosocial interventions in asylum seekers and refugees: systematic review and meta-analysis. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 28, 376–388..

  • Torous J, Anderson G, Bertagnoli A, Christensen H, Cuijpers P, Firth J, Haim A, Hsin H, Hollis C, Lewis S, Mohr D, Pratap A, Roux S, Sherrill J, Arean PA (2019). Towards a Consensus for Standards for Smartphone Apps and Digital Mental Health. World Psychiatry, 18, 97-98.

  • Thomson H, Evans K, Dearness J, Kelley J, Conway K, Morris C, Bisset L, Scholten-Peeters G, Cuijpers P, Coppieters MW (2019). Identifying psychosocial characteristics that predict outcome to the UPLIFT programme for people with persistent back pain: protocol for a prospective cohort study. BMJOpen, 9, e028747.

  • Sleijer-Koehorst MLS, Bijker L, Cuijpers P, Scholten-Peeters GGM, Coppieters MW (2018). Preferred self-administered questionnaires to assess fear of movement, coping, self-efficacy and catastrophizing in patients with muskuloskeletal pain – A modified Delphi study. Pain, 160, 600-606.

  • Schuurhuizen CSEW, Braamse AMJ, Beekman ATF, Cuijpers P, van der Linden MHM, Hoogendoorn AW, Berkhof H, Sommeijer DW, Lustig V, Vrijaldenhoven S, Bloemendal HJ, van Groeningen CJ, van Zweeden AA, van der Vorst MJDL, Rietbroek R, Tromp-van Driel CS, Wymenga MNW, van der Linden PW, Beeker A, Polee MB, Batman E, Los M, van Bochove A, Brakenhoff JAC, Konings IRHM, Verheul HMW, Dekker J (2019). Screening and Stepped Care Targeting Psychological Distress in Patients With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: The TES Cluster Randomized Trial. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 17, 911–920

  • Rivera-Riquelme M, Piqueras JA, Cuijpers P (2019). The Revised Mental Health Inventory-5 (MHI-5) as an ultra-brief screening measure of bidimensional mental health in children and adolescents. Psychiatry Research, 274, 247–253.

  • Quero S, Rachyla I, Molés M, Mor S, Tur C, López-Montoyo A, Cuijpers P, Botella C (2019). Can between-session homework be delivered digitally? A randomized clinical trial of CBT for Adjustment Disorders. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16, 3842; doi:10.3390/ijerph16203842.

  • Purgato M, Carswell K, Acarturk C, Au T, Akbay S, Anttila M, Baumgartner J, Bailey D, Bird M, Churchill R, Eskici S, Hansen LJ, Heron P, Ilkkursun Z, Kilian R, Kösters M, Lantta T, Nosè M, Ostuzzi G, Papola D, Popa M, Sijbrandij M, Tarsitani L, Tedeschi F, Turrini G, Uygun E, Valimaki M, Wancata J, White R, Zanini E, Cuijpers P, Barbui C, van Ommeren M (2019).Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of Self Help Plus (SH+) for preventing mental disorders in refugees and asylum seekers in Europe and Turkey: study protocols for two randomized controlled trials. BMJ Open, 9, e030259.

  • Parikh R, Sapru M, Krishna M, Cuijpers P, Patel V, Michelson D (2019). “It is like a mind attack”: stress and coping among urban school-going adolescents in India. BMC Psychology, 7, 31.

  • Ormel J, Cuijpers P, Jorm AF, Schoevers R (2019). Prevention of depression will only succes when it is structurally embedded and targets big determinants. World Psychiatry, 18, 111-112.

  • Ng F, Charles A, Pollock K, Rennick-Egglestone S, Cuijpers P, Gillard S, van der Krieke L, Bongaardt R, Pomberth S, Repper J, Roe J, Llewellyn-Beardsley J, Yeo C, Hui A, Hare-Duke L, Manley D, Slade M (2019). The mechanisms and processes of connection: Developing a causal chain model capturing impacts of receiving recorded mental health recovery narratives. BMC Psychiatry, 19,413.

  • Neijenhuijs KI, van der Hout A, Veldhuijzen E, Scholten-Peeters GM, van Uden-Kraan CF, Cuijpers P, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2019). Translation of the eHealth Impact Questionnaire for a Population of Dutch Electronic Health Users: Validation Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 21, e13408

  • Neijenhuijs KI, Hooghiemstra N, Holtmaat K, Aaronson NK, Groenvold M, Holzner B, Terwee CB, Cuijpers P, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2019). The Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI)-A Systematic Review of Measurement Properties. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 16, 640-660.

  • Montero-Marin J, Garcia-Campayo J, Pérez-Yus MC1, Zabaleta-del-Olmo E, Cuijpers P (2019). Meditation techniques vs relaxation therapies when treating anxiety: A metaanalytic review. Psychological Medicine, 49,2118 -2133

  • López L, Smit F, Cuijpers P, Otero P, Blanco V, Torres A, Vázquez FL (2019). Problem-solving intervention to prevent depression in non-professional caregivers: A randomized controlled trial with 8 years of follow-up. Psychological Medicine, 24, 1-8

  • Linardon J, Cuijpers P, Carlbring P, Messer M, Fuller-Tyszkiewicz M (2019). The Efficacy of App-Supported Smartphone Interventions for Mental Health Problems: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. World Psychiatry, 18, 325-336.

  • Levis B, McMillan D, Sun Y, He C, Rice DB, Krishnan A, Wu Y, Azar M, Sanchez TA, Chiovitti MJ, Bhandari PM, Neupane D, Saadat N, Riehm KE, Imran M, Boruff JT, Cuijpers P, Gilbody S, Ioannidis JPA, Kloda LA, Patten SB, Shrier I, Ziegelstein RC, Comeau L, Mitchell ND, Tonelli M, Vigod SN, Aceti F, Alvarado R, Alvarado-Esquivel C, Bakare MO, Barnes J, Beck CT, Bindt C, Boyce PM, Bunevicius A, Couto TC, Chaudron LH, Correa H, de Figueiredo FP, Eapen V, Fernandes M, Figueiredo BFC, Fisher JRW, Garcia-Esteve L, Giardinelli L, Helle N, Howard LM, Khalifa DS, Kusminskas L, Kohlhoff J, Kozinszky Z, Lelli L, Leonardou AA, Lewis BA, Maes M, Meuti V, Nakić Radoš S, Navarro García P, Nishi D, Robertson-Blackmore E, Rochat TJ, Rowe HJ, Siu BWM, Skalkidou A, Stein A, Stewart RC, Su KP SundströmPoromaa I, Tadinac M, Tandon SD, Tendais I, Thiagayson P, Töreki A, Torres-Giménez A, Tran TD, Trevillion K, Turner K, Vega-Dienstmaier JM, Wynter K, Yonkers KA, Benedetti A, Thombs BD (2019). Comparison of major depression diagnostic classification probability using the SCID, CIDI and MINI diagnostic interviews among women in pregnancy or postpartum: An individual participant data meta-analysis. International Journals of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 28, e1803

  • Levis B, Benedetti A, Thombs BD, Riehm KE, Saadat N, Levis AW, Azar M, Rice DB, Chiovitti MJ, Sanchez TA, Boruff J, Cuijpers P, Gilbody S, Ioannidis JPA, Kloda LA, McMillan D, Patten SB, Shrier I, Ziegelstein RC, Akena DH, Arroll B, Ayalon L, Baradaran HR, Baron M, Bombardier CH, Butterworth P, Carter G, Chagas MH, Chan JCN, Clover K, Conwell Y, de Man-van Ginkel JM, Delgadillo J, Fann JR, Fischer FH, Fung D, Gelaye B, Goodyear-Smith F, Greeno CG, Hall BJ, Hambridge J, Harrison PA, Härter M, Hegerl U, Hides L, Hobfoll SE, Hudson M, Inagaki M, Ismail K, Jetté N, Khamseh ME, Kiely KM, Kwan Y, 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, Reuter K, Rooney AG, Santos IS, Shaaban J, Sidebottom A, Simning A, Stafford L, Sung SC, Tan PLL, Turner A, van der Feltz-Cornelis CM, van Weert HC, Vöhringer PA, White J, Whooley MA, Winkley K, Yamada M, Zhang Y (2019). Accuracy of Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) for screening to detect major depression: individual participant data meta-analysis. BMJ 2019; 365: l1476.

  • Korsten LHA, Jansen F, de Haan BJF, Sent D, Cuijpers P, Leemans CR, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2019). Factors associated with depression over time in head and neck cancer patients: a systematic review. Psycho-oncology, 28, 1159–1183.

  • Kleijn G, van Uden-Kraan CF, Bohlmeijer ET, Becker-Commissaris A, Pronk M, Willemsen V, Cuijpers P, Verdonck – de Leeuw IM (2019). Patients’ experiences of Life Review Therapy combined with Memory Specificity Training (LRT-MST) targeting cancer patients in palliative care. Supportive Care in Cancer, 27, 3311-3319

  • Kählke F., Berger, T, Schulz, A., Baumeister, H. Berking, M., Auerbach, R., Bruffaerts, R., Cuijpers, P., Kessler, R., Ebert, D.D. (2019). Efficacy of an unguided internet-based self-help intervention for social anxiety disorder in university students: A randomized controlled trial. International Journal for Methods in Psychiatric Research, 28, e1766.

  • Ishihara M, Harel D, Levis B, Levis AW, Riehm KE, Saadat N, Azar M, Rice DB, Sanchez TA, Chiovitti MJ, Cuijpers P, Gilbody S, Ioannidis JPA, Kloda LA, McMillan D, Patten SB, Shrier I, Arroll B, Bombardier CH, Butterworth P, Carter G, Clover K, Conwell Y, Goodyear-Smith F, Greeno CG, Hambridge J, Harrison PA, Hudson M, Jetté N, Kiely KM, McGuire A, Pence BW, Rooney AG, Sidebottom A, Simning A, Turner A, White J, Whooley MA, Winkley K, Benedetti A, Thombs BD (2019). Shortening Self-report Mental Health Symptom Measures through Optimal Test Assembly Methods: Development and Validation of the Patient Health Questionnaire-Depression-4. Depression & Anxiety, 36, 82-92.

  • Harrer M, Adam SH, Baumeister H, Cuijpers P, Karyotaki E, Auerbach RP, Kessler RC, Bruffaerts R, Berking M, Ebert DD (2019). Internet interventions for mental health in university students: A systematic review and meta‐analysis. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 28, e1759.

  • Furukawa TA, Reijnders M, Kishimoto S, Sakata M, DeRubeis RJ, Dimidjian S, Dozois DJ, Hegerl U, Hollon SD, Jarrett RB, Lesperance F, Segal ZV, Mohr DC, Simons AD, Quilty LC, Reynolds CFI, Gentili C, Leucht S, Engel RR & Cuijpers P (2019). Translating the BDI and BDI-II into the HAMD and vice versa with equipercentile linking. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 29, e24.

  • Furukawa TA, Karyotaki E, Suganuma A, et al. Dismantling, personalising and optimising internet cognitive–behavioural therapy for depression: a study protocol for individual participant data component network meta-analysis. BMJ Open 2018, 8, e026137.

  • Fuhr DC, Acarturk C, McGrath M, Ilkkursun Z, Sondorp E, Sijbrandij M, Ventevogel P, Cuijpers P, McKee M, Roberts B (2019). Treatment gap and mental health service use among Syrian refugees in Sultanbeyli, Istanbul: a cross-sectional survey. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 29, e70.

  • Ebert DD, Marvin Franke, Fanny Kählke, Ann-Marie Küchler, Ronny Bruffaerts, Philippe Mortier, Eirini Karyotaki, Jordi Alonso, Pim Cuijpers, Matthias Berking, Randy P. Auerbach, Ronald C. Kessler, Harald Baumeister and on behalf of the WHO WMH-ICS Collaborators (2018). Increasing intentions to use mental health services among university students : Results of a pilot randomized controlled trial within the WHO World Mental Health College Student (WMH-ICS) initiative. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 28, e1754.

  • Ebert DD, Buntrock C, Mortier P, Auerbach R, Weisel KK, Kessler RC, Cuijpers P, Green JG, Kiekens G, Nock MK, Demyttenaere K, Bruffaerts R (2019). Prediction of major depressive disorder onset in college students. Depression & Anxiety, 36, 294–304.

  • Donker T, Cornelisz I, van Klaveren C, van Straten A, Carlbring P, Cuijpers P, van Gelder JL (2019). Self-guided App-Based Virtual-Reality Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Acrophobia: A Randomized Controlled Trial. JAMA Psychiatry, 76, 682-690.

  • Dias A, Azariah F, Sequeira M, Krishna R, Morse JQ, Cohen A, Cuijpers P, Anderson S, Patel VC, Reynolds III CF (2019). Adaptation of problem-solving therapy for primary care to prevent late-life depression in Goa, India: the ‘DIL’ intervention, Global Health Action, 12, 1420300

  • Dias A, Azariah F, Anderson SJ, Sequeira M, Cohen A, Morse J, Cuijpers P, Patel V, Reynolds CF (2019). Preventing major depression in older adults living in low- and middle-income countries: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA Psychiatry, 76, 13-20.

  • de Wit LM, van Uden-Kraan CF, Lissenberg-Witte BI, Melissanta HC, Fleuren MAH, Cuijpers P, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2018). Adoption and implementation of a web-based self-management application “Oncokompas” in routine cancer care: a national pilot study. Supportive Care in Cancer, 27, 2911-2920.

  • de Beurs D, ten Have M, Cuijpers P, de Graaf R (2019). The longitudinal association between lifetime mental disorders and incident or recurrent suicidal thoughts. Results from a large Dutch prospective cohort study. BMC Psychiatry, 19, 345.

  • Cristea IA, Karyotaki E, Hollon SD, Cuijpers P, Gentili C (2019). Biological markers evaluated in randomized trials of psychological treatments for depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 101, 32–44.

  • Clignet F, van Meijel B, Cuijpers P, Houtjes W, van Straten A (2019). Unmet care needs, care provision and patient satisfaction in patients with a late life depression: a cross-sectional study. Aging and Mental Health, 23, 491-497.

  • Burchert S, Alkneme MS, Bird M, Carswell K, Cuijpers P, Hansen P, Heim E, Harper Shehadeh M, Sijbrandij M, van’t Hof E, Knaevelsrud C (2019). User-centered app adaptation of a low-intensity e-mental health intervention for Syrian refugees. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 9, 663.

  • Bruffaerts R, Mortier P, Auerbach RP, Alonso J, Hermosillo De la Torre AE, Cuijpers P, Demyttenaere K, Ebert DD, Green JG, Hasking P, Stein D, Ennis E, Nock MK, Pinder-Amaker S, Sampson NA, Vilagut G, Zaslavsky AM, Kessler RC, and the WHO WMH-ICS Collaborators (2019). Lifetime and 12-months treatment for mental disorders and suicidal thoughts and behaviors among first year college students. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 28, e1764.

  • Brouwer ME, Williams AD, Kennis M, Fu Z, Klein NS, Cuijpers P, Bockting CLH (2019). Psychological theories of depressive relapse and recurrence: A systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies. Clinical Psychology Review, 74, 101773.

  • Breedvelt J, Amanvermez Y, Harrer M, Karyotaki E, Gilbody S, Bockting CLH, Cuijpers P, Ebert DD (2019). The effects of meditation, yoga and mindfulness on depression, anxiety and stress in tertiary education students: A meta-analysis. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 10, 193.

  • Boschloo L, Cuijpers P, Karyotaki E, Berger T, Moritz S, Meyer B, Klein JP (2019). Symptom-specific effectiveness of an internet-based intervention in the treatment of mild to moderate depressive symptomatology: The potential of network estimation techniques. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 122, 103440.

  • Boschloo L, Bekhuis E, Borsboom D, Weitz ES, Reijnders M, DeRubeis RJ, Dimidjian S, Dunner DL, Dunlop BW, Hegerl U, Hollon SD, Jarrett RB, Kennedy SH, Miranda J, Mohr DC, Simons AD, Parker G, Petrak F, Herpertz S, Quilty LC, Rush AJ, Segal ZV, Vittengl JR, Schoevers RA, Cuijpers P (2019). The symptom-specific efficacy of cognitive behavioral therapy versus antidepressant medication in the treatment of depression: Results from an individual patient data meta-analysis. World Psychiatry, 18, 183–191.

  • Bennett S, Cuijpers P, Ebert DD, McKenziea M, Coughtrey A, Heyman I, Manzottia G, Shafran R (2019). Unguided and Guided Self-Help Interventions for Common Mental Health Disorders in Children and Adolescents: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 60, 828-847.

  • Azariah F, Sequeira M, Cohen A, Dias A, Morse JQ, Anderson SJ, Cuijpers P, Patel V, Reynolds CF (2019). Experiences of Older People Receiving Lay Counselor- Delivered Problem Solving Therapy for the Indicated Prevention of Major Depression: A Qualitative Analysis of the ‘DIL’ (“Depression in Later Life”) Randomized Clinical Trial in Goa, India. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 72, 88-94.

  • Auerbach RP, Mortier P, Bruffaerts R, Alonso J, Benjet C, Cuijpers P, Demyttenaere K, Ebert DD, Green JF, Hasking P, Lee S, Lochner C, McLafferty M, Nock MK, Petukhova MV, Pinder‐Amaker S, Rosellini AJ, Sampson NA, Vilagut G, Zaslavsky AM, Kessler RC on behalf of the WHO WMH‐ICS Collaborators (2019). Mental disorder comorbidity and suicidal thoughts and behaviors in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys International College Student initiative. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 28, e1752.

  • Alonso J, Vilagut G, Mortier P, Auerbach RP, Bruffaerts R, Cuijpers P, Demyttenaere K, Ebert DD, Ennis E, Gutiérrez-García RA, Green JG, Hasking P, Lee S, Bantjes J, Nock MK, Pinder-Amaker S, Sampson NA, Zaslavsky AM, Kessler RC, on behalf of the WHO WMH-ICS Collaborators (2018). The role impairment associated with mental disorder risk profiles in the WHO World Mental Health International College Student Initiative. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 28, e1750.

  • Cuijpers P, Auerbach RP, Benjet C, Bruffaerts R, Ebert DD, Karyotaki E, Kessler RC (2019). Introduction to the Special Issue: The WHO World Mental Health International College Student (WMH-ICS) initiative. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 28, e1762.

  • Cuijpers P, Auerbach RP, Benjet C, Bruffaerts R, Ebert DD, Karyotaki E, Kessler RC (2019). The WHO World Mental Health International College Student (WMH-ICS) initiative: An overview. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 28, e1761.

  • Cuijpers P, Karyotaki E, Reijnders M, Ebert DD (2019). Is psychotherapy effective? Pretending everything is fine will not help the field forward. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 28, 356–357.

  • Cuijpers P, Cristea IA, Karyotakia E, Reijnders M, Hollon SD (2019). Component studies of psychological treatments of adult depression: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychotherapy Research, 29, 15-29.

  • Cuijpers P, Karyotaki E, Reijnders M, Ebert DD (2019). Was Eysenck right after all? A reassessment of the effects of psychotherapy for adult depression. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 28, 21–30.

  • Cuijpers P (2019). Additional Approaches to Treatment of Depression - Reply. Journal of the American Medical Association, JAMA, 321, 1635-1636.

  • Cuijpers P, Quero S, Dowrick C, Arroll B (2019). Psychological treatment of depression in primary care: Recent developments. Current Psychiatry Reports, 21, 129.

  • Cuijpers P (2019). Targets and outcomes of psychotherapies for mental disorders: An overview. World Psychiatry, 18, 276-285.

  • Cuijpers P, Noma H, Karyotaki E, Cipriani A, Furukawa T (2019). Individual, group, telephone, self-help and internet-based cognitive behavior therapy for adult depression; A network meta-analysis of delivery methods. JAMA Psychiatry, 76, 700-707.

  • Cuijpers P, Reijnders M, Huibers MJH (2019). The role of common factors in psychotherapy outcome. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 15, 207–231.

  • Cuijpers P, Quero S (2019). Wearable devices in the treatment of mental disorders: Motivational gadgets or new opportunities to improve treatments? Clinical Psychology, Science and Practice, 26: e12296. doi:10.1111/cpsp.12296.


  • Parikh R, Michelson D, Sahua MSR, Singh A, Cuijpers P, Patela V (2019). Priorities and preferences for school-based mental health services in India: a multi-stakeholder study with adolescents, parents, school staff and mental health providers. Global Mental Health, 6, E18. https://doi.org/10.1017/gmh.2019.16


  • Kiekens G, Hasking P, Claes L, Boyes M, Mortier P, Auerbach RP, Cuijpers P, Demyttenaere K, Green JG, Kessler RC, Myin-Germeys I, Nock MK, Bruffaerts R (2019). Predicting the incidence of non-suicidal self-injury in college students. European Psychiatry, 59, 44-51. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpsy.2019.04.002..


  • Karyotaki E, Klein AM, Riper H, de Wit L, Krijnen L, Bol E, Bolinski F, Burger S, Ebert DD, Auerbach RP, Kessler RC, Bruffaerts R, Batelaan N, van der Heijde CM, Vonk P, Kleiboer A, Wiers RW, CuijpersP (2019). Examining the effectiveness of a web-based intervention for symptoms of depression and anxiety in college students: Study protocol of a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 9, e028739. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028739


  • Jansen F, Lissenberg-Witte BI, Krebber AMH, Cuijpers P, de Bree R, Becker-Commissaris A, Smit EF, van Straten A, Eeckhout GM, Beekman ATF, Leemans CR, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM (2019). Stepped care targeting psychological distress in head and neck cancer and lung cancer patients: which groups specifically benefit? Secondary analyses of a randomized controlled trial. Supportive Care in Cancer, 27, 4543–4553. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-019-04714-3.