Associations between stereotype awareness, childhood trauma and psychopathology: a study in people with psychosis, their siblings and controls

van Zelst C, van Nierop M, van Dam DS, Bartels-Velthuis AA, Delespaul P, PLoS ONE 2015;10(2):e0117386 PMID: 25705878 Abstract INTRODUCTION: Stereotype awareness–or an individual’s perception of the degree to which negative beliefs or stereotypes are held by the public–is an important factor mediating public stigma, self-stigma and their negative consequences. Research is required to assess how individuals become more sensitive …

van Zelst C, van Nierop M, van Dam DS, Bartels-Velthuis AA, Delespaul P, Associations between stereotype awareness, childhood trauma and psychopathology: a study in people with psychosis, their siblings and controls

Course of cannabis use and clinical outcome in patients with non-affective psychosis: a 3-year follow-up study

van der Meer FJ, Velthorst E, Psychol Med 2015 Jul;45(9):1977-88 PMID: 25654244 Abstract BACKGROUND: Prospective studies on the relationship between course of cannabis use and clinical outcome in patients with non-affective psychotic disorders are inconclusive. The current study examined whether (1) persistent, recently started, discontinued and non-cannabis-using patients with a psychotic disorder differed with regard to illness outcome at 3-year …

van der Meer FJ, Velthorst E, Course of cannabis use and clinical outcome in patients with non-affective psychosis: a 3-year follow-up study

Emotion processing in schizophrenia is state and trait dependent

Maat A, van Montfort SJ, de Nijs J, Derks EM, Kahn RS, Linszen DH, van Os J, Wiersma D, Bruggeman R, Cahn W, de Haan L, Krabbendam L, Myin-Germeys I, Schizophr. Res. 2015 Feb;161(2-3):392-8 PMID: 25543332 Abstract BACKGROUND: Substantial evidence exists about emotion processing (EP) impairments in schizophrenia patients. However, whether these deficits are present primarily during psychosis (i.e., state …

Maat A, van Montfort SJ, de Nijs J, Derks EM, Kahn RS, Linszen DH, van Os J, Wiersma D, Bruggeman R, Cahn W, de Haan L, Krabbendam L, Myin-Germeys I, Emotion processing in schizophrenia is state and trait dependent

Remission criteria and functional outcome in patients with schizophrenia, a longitudinal study

Heering HD, Janssens M, Boyette LL, van Haren NE, Aust N Z J Psychiatry 2015 Mar;49(3):266-74 PMID: 25406458 Abstract BACKGROUND: The Remission in Schizophrenia Working Group (RSWG) has proposed remission criteria for schizophrenia, which were shown to be valid in terms of functional and clinical outcomes. However, studies investigating the association between dynamics in remission status in relation to longitudinal …

Heering HD, Janssens M, Boyette LL, van Haren NE, Remission criteria and functional outcome in patients with schizophrenia, a longitudinal study

Childhood trauma is associated with a specific admixture of affective, anxiety, and psychosis symptoms cutting across traditional diagnostic boundaries

van Nierop M, Viechtbauer W, Gunther N, van Zelst C, de Graaf R, Ten Have M, van Dorsselaer S, Bak M, , van Winkel R Psychol Med 2015 Apr;45(6):1277-88 PMID: 25273550 Abstract BACKGROUND: Meta-analyses link childhood trauma to depression, mania, anxiety disorders, and psychosis. It is unclear, however, whether these outcomes truly represent distinct disorders following childhood trauma, or that …

van Nierop M, Viechtbauer W, Gunther N, van Zelst C, de Graaf R, Ten Have M, van Dorsselaer S, Bak M, , van Winkel RChildhood trauma is associated with a specific admixture of affective, anxiety, and psychosis symptoms cutting across traditional diagnostic boundaries