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Pim Cuijpers is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (The Netherlands), and Head of the Department of Clinical, Neuro and Developmental Psychology. Pim Cuijpers is specialised in conducting randomised controlled trials and meta-analyses on prevention and psychological treatments of common mental disorders. Much of his work is aimed at prevention of mental disorders, psychological treatments of depression and anxiety disorders, and Internet-delivered treatments. He has also published on a broad range of subjects in the field of clinical psychology, including psychoeducational treatment and early interventions, psychotic disorders, caregivers of dementia patients and bibliotherapy. Pim Cuijpers has published more than 750 peer-reviewed papers, chapters, reports and professional publications, including more than 550 papers in international peer-reviewed scientific journals (more than 130 as first author). According to Thompson Reuters, he is one of the "most influential scientific minds" and was listed in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 in "top 1% cited scientists in the area of psychiatry and psychology" (http://highlycited.com). According to Expertscape, an organisation that ranks researchers by their expertise in biomedial topics, professor Cuijpers is the world’s number one top expert on depression, as well the number one top expert on psychotherapy.

Pim Cuijpers is also associate editor of Psychological Bulletin and Deputy Editor of Depression & Anxiety.

You can read my publications in Pubmed or visit my page on Researchgate 

Ancillary activities

  • Fonds Psychische Gezondheid | Amersfoort | Bestuurder | 2014-01-01
  • Raad voor Civiel-militaire zorg en onderzoek | Beekbergen | Chair of the program advisory committee research | 2016-05-01

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Research Output 1995 2018

A meta-analysis of social skills training and related interventions for psychosis

Turner, D. T., McGlanaghy, E., Cuijpers, P., Van Der Gaag, M., Karyotaki, E. & MacBeth, A. 6 Apr 2018 In : Schizophrenia Bulletin. 44, 3, p. 475-491 17 p., sbx146

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A psychomotor diagnostic instrument for patients with post-traumatic stress disorder

van de Kamp, M. M., Emck, C., Cuijpers, P. & Beek, P. J. Jan 2018 In : Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy. 13, 1, p. 33-49 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Are studies of psychotherapies for depression more or less generalizable than studies of antidepressants?

Lorenzo-Luaces, L., Zimmerman, M. & Cuijpers, P. 27 Feb 2018 In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 234, July, p. 8-13 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A systematic review of the measurement properties of the Body Image Scale (BIS) in cancer patients

Melissant, H. C., Neijenhuijs, K. I., Jansen, F., Aaronson, N. K., Groenvold, M., Holzner, B., Terwee, C. B., van Uden-Kraan, C. F., Cuijpers, P. & Verdonck-de Leeuw, I. M. Jun 2018 In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 26, 6, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

A systematic review of the measurement properties of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer In-patient Satisfaction with Care Questionnaire, the EORTC IN-PATSAT32

Neijenhuijs, K. I., Jansen, F., Aaronson, N. K., Brédart, A., Groenvold, M., Holzner, B., Terwee, C. B., Cuijpers, P. & Verdonck-de Leeuw, I. M. 7 May 2018 In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 2018, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article