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Eirini Karyotaki is currently working as Assistant Professor at the Department of Clinical Psychology, VU Amsterdam. Her research focuses on examining the effectiveness of psychotherapy in treating adult depression, with a special interest in Internet-based interventions. During her PhD trajectory, she focused on systematic reviews with specialization on conventional and individual participant data meta-analyses. She has been involved in several international projects, such as the E-Compared project (2014 – present) and in the development of treatment guidelines, such as the World Health Organization (WHO) mental health gap program- IG Version 2 (2016). Currently, she is coordinating a large-scale university project on college students’ mental health, namely the Caring Universities, which involves epidemiological, effectiveness and implementation research (2016 – present). Along with research, Eirini Karyotaki is a lecturer in courses on depression and systematic reviews in the research masters in Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology, VU. She has (co) authored 44 published peer-reviewed papers. 

For a full list of my published papers, the reader is referred to PubMed or to my personal page on ResearchGate.

Ancillary activities

  • RINO | Amsterdam | Guest lecturer (Please note that I have taken the day off) | 2018-04-16 - present

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Research Output 2014 2019

Biological markers evaluated in randomized trials of psychological treatments for depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Cristea, I. A., Karyotaki, E., Hollon, S. D., Cuijpers, P. & Gentili, C., 1 Jun 2019, In : Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 101, p. 32-44 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalReview articleAcademicpeer-review


Examining the effectiveness of a web-based intervention for symptoms of depression and anxiety in college students: Study protocol of a randomised controlled trial

Karyotaki, E., Klein, A. M., Riper, H., Wit, L. D., Krijnen, L., Bol, E., Bolinski, F., Burger, S., Ebert, D. D., Auerbach, R. P., Kessler, R. C., Bruffaerts, R., Batelaan, N., Van Der Heijde, C. M., Vonk, P., Kleiboer, A., Wiers, R. W. & Cuijpers, P., 1 May 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 5, 028739.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Randomized Controlled Trials
Mental Disorders
Open Access

Introduction to the special issue: The WHO World Mental Health International College Student (WMH-ICS) initiative

Cuijpers, P., Auerbach, R. P., Benjet, C., Bruffaerts, R., Ebert, D., Karyotaki, E. & Kessler, R. C., 9 Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research. p. 1-3 3 p., e1762.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Mental Health
Mental Disorders
Global Health

Is psychotherapy effective? Pretending everything is fine will not help the field forward

Cuijpers, P., Karyotaki, E., Reijnders, M. & Ebert, D. D., 15 Jan 2019, In : Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences. p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalComment / Letter to the editorAcademic