Prof. dr. Paul Boelen

Prof. dr. Paul Boelen

Professor
Clinical Psychology
Head of Department
Clinical Psychology
+31 30 253 3021
p.a.boelen@uu.nl

Publications

2024

Scholarly publications

Eklund, R., Eisma, M. C., Boelen, P. A., Arnberg, F. K., & Sveen, J. (2024). The self-help app My Grief: Bereaved parents' experiences of helpfulness, satisfaction and usability. Internet Interventions, 35, Article 100712. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2024.100712

2023

Scholarly publications

Soydas, S., Smid, G. E., Alisic, E., Goodfellow, B., Wilson, R., & Boelen, P. A. (2023). Experiences of Treatment-Seeking Children and Young People Following Parental Intimate Partner Homicide. Homicide Studies. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/10887679231173881
Boelen, P. A., Giannopoulou, I., & Papadatou, D. (2023). Patterns and predictive value of acute prolonged grief and posttraumatic stress in youngsters confronted with traumatic loss: A latent class analysis. Psychiatry Research, 319, 1-8. Article 114961. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2022.114961
the emBRACE-working group, & Boelen, P. A. (2023). A grounded theory study on the dynamics of parental grief during the children's end of life. Acta Paediatrica, International Journal of Paediatrics, 112(5), 1101-1108. https://doi.org/10.1111/apa.16716
Comtesse, H., Killikelly, C., Hengst, S. M. C., Lenferink, L. I. M., de la Rie, S. M., Boelen, P. A., & Smid, G. E. (2023). The Ambiguous Loss Inventory Plus (ALI+): Introduction of a Measure of Psychological Reactions to the Disappearance of a Loved One. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(6), 1-15. Article 5117. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph20065117
van Es, C. M., El Khoury, B., van Dis, E. A. M., te Brake, H., van Ee, E., Boelen, P. A., & Mooren, G. T. M. (2023). The effect of multiple family therapy on mental health problems and family functioning: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Family Process, 62(2), 499-514. https://doi.org/10.1111/famp.12876
Reitsma, L., Killikelly, C., Müller, H., Larsen, L., Boelen, P. A., & Lenferink, L. I. M. (2023). Prevalence and correlates of positive and negative psychological effects of bereavement due to COVID-19: A living systematic review. F1000Research, 12, 1-20. Article 237. https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.130397.1
Van Dijk, I., Boelen, P. A., de Keijser, J., & Lenferink, L. I. M. (2023). Assessing DSM-5-TR and ICD-11 prolonged grief disorder in children and adolescents: development of the Traumatic Grief Inventory–Kids–Clinician-Administered. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 14(2), 1-13. Article 2197697. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008066.2023.2197697
Mitima-Verloop, H. B., Mooren, G. T. M., & Boelen, P. A. (2023). Kindled emotions: Commemoration and the importance of meaning making, support and recognition. PLoS One, 18(4), 1-18. Article e0284763. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0284763
Van Es, C. M., Velu, M. E., Sleijpen, M. J. T., van der Aa, N., Boelen, P. A., & Mooren, G. T. M. (2023). Trauma-focused treatment for traumatic stress symptoms in unaccompanied refugee minors: a multiple baseline case series. Frontiers in Psychology, 14, 1-13. Article 1125740. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1125740
van Tuijl, L. A., van den Brink, F., & Boelen, P. A. (2023). Sexual harassment, self-esteem and self-concept clarity. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 14(Sup1). https://doi.org/10.1080/20008066.2023.2197743
Lenferink, L. I. M., Eisma, M. C., Buiter, M. Y., de Keijser, J., & Boelen, P. A. (2023). Online cognitive behavioral therapy for prolonged grief after traumatic loss: a randomized waitlist-controlled trial. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 52(5), 508-522. https://doi.org/10.1080/16506073.2023.2225744
Bolaséll, L. T., Pinzón, J. H., Boelen, P. A., & Kristensen, C. H. (2023). The Traumatic Grief Inventory Self-Report (TGI-SR) as a Clinical Measure to Identify Brazilians with Prolonged Grief Disorder and Persistent Complex Bereavement Disorder. Trends in Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s43076-023-00316-5
Boelen, P. A. (2023). Do savoring beliefs predict posttraumatic stress symptoms following stressful life events? Anxiety, Stress and Coping. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/10615806.2023.2226871
Boelen, P. A. (2023). Nature and prevalence of PTSD as per DSM-5 and ICD-11 after natural and unnatural deaths. Journal of Affective Disorders Reports, 14, 1-6. Article 100664. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadr.2023.100664
Lenferink, L. I. M., van Dijk, I., Eisma, M. C., Eklund, R., Boelen, P. A., & Sveen, J. (2023). Psychometric evaluation of the Swedish Traumatic Grief Inventory Self-Report Plus (TGI-SR+) in bereaved parents. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2922
Komischke-Konnerup, K. B., O'Connor, M., Hoijtink, H. J. A., & Boelen, P. A. (2023). Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Complicated Grief Reactions: Treatment Protocol and Preliminary Findings From a Naturalistic Setting. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpra.2023.11.001
Martinmäki, S. E., de Jong, K., Komproe, I. H., Boelen, P. A., & Kleber, R. J. (2023). Incidence and Severity of Sexual Harassment, and its Impact on Mental Health in a Cohort of International Humanitarian Field-Workers. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 38(11-12), 7426-7456. https://doi.org/10.1177/08862605221145954
Jongedijk, R. A., Boelen, P. A., Knipscheer, J. W., & Kleber, R. J. (2023). Unity or Anarchy? A Historical Search for the Psychological Consequences of Psychotrauma. Review of General Psychology, 27(3), 303-319. https://doi.org/10.1177/10892680231153096
Krijnen, L., van Eldik, W., Mooren, T., van Rooijen, B., Boelen, P., van Baar, A., Spuij, M., Verhoeven, M., & Egberts, M. (2023). Factors associated with mental health of young children during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Netherlands. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 17(1), Article 136. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13034-023-00686-9
Pociunaite, J., van Dijk, I., Reitsma, L., Nordström, E. E. L., Boelen, P. A., & Lenferink, L. I. M. (2023). Latent trajectories of DSM-5-TR-based Prolonged Grief Disorder: findings from a data pooling project MARBLES. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 14(2), 1-14. Article 2281183. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008066.2023.2281183
Bijsterbosch, J. M., Hasenack, B., van Rooijen, B., Sternheim, L. C., Boelen, P. A., Dijkerman, H. C., & Keizer, A. (2023). Intolerable feelings of uncertainty within the body: Associations between interoceptive awareness, intolerance of uncertainty, and body dissatisfaction. Journal of Adolescence, 95(8), 1678-1688. https://doi.org/10.1002/jad.12237
Rahim, H. F., Mooren, G. T. M., Knipscheer, J. W., van den Brink, F., Chung, J. M., Laceulle, O. M., & Boelen, P. A. (2023). Associations among migration risk factors, cultural identity conflict, and psychological symptoms among Syrian emerging adults with refugee backgrounds in the Netherlands. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 79(5), 1434-1451. https://doi.org/10.1002/jclp.23492
Boelen, P. A., O'Connor, M., & Missler, M. A. (2023). Satisfaction with life after partner loss: Time-varying and time-invariant components and their associations with prolonged grief. European Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 7(4), Article 100350. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejtd.2023.100350
van Eersel, J. H. W., Wickham, M. I., Smid, G. E., & Boelen, P. A. (2023). Pre-Job loss Grief Reactions and Work Attachment among Sick-Listed Employees: Introduction of the Imminent Job Loss Scale. Manuscript submitted for publication. https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-3269165/v1
Reitsma, L., Boelen, P. A., de Keijser, J., & Lenferink, L. I. M. (2023). Self-guided online treatment of disturbed grief, posttraumatic stress, and depression in adults bereaved during the COVID-19 pandemic: A randomized controlled trial. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 163, Article 104286. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brat.2023.104286
Lenferink, L. I. M., Franzen, M., Ten Klooster, P. M., Knaevelsrud, C., Boelen, P. A., & Heeke, C. (2023). The Traumatic Grief Inventory-Clinician Administered: A psychometric evaluation of a new interview for ICD-11 and DSM-5-TR prolonged grief disorder severity and probable caseness. Journal of Affective Disorders, 330, 188-197. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2023.03.006
Lenferink, L. I. M., & Boelen, P. A. (2023). DSM-5-TR prolonged grief disorder levels after natural, COVID-19, and unnatural loss during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Affective Disorders Reports, 12, Article 100516. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadr.2023.100516
Cherblanc, J., Gagnon, C., Côté, I., Bergeron-Leclerc, C., Cadell, S., Gauthier, G., & Boelen, P. A. (2023). French-Canadian validation of the Traumatic Grief Inventory-Self Report (TGI-SR). Death Studies, 47(4), 430-439. https://doi.org/10.1080/07481187.2022.2085347
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/431313/French_Canadian_validation_of_the_Traumatic_Grief_Inventory_Self_Report_TGI_SR.pdf?sequence=1
Jongedijk, R. A., van Vreeswijk, M. F., Knipscheer, J. W., Kleber, R. J., & Boelen, P. A. (2023). The Relevance of Trauma and Re-experiencing in PTSD, Mood, and Anxiety Disorders. Journal of Loss & Trauma, 28(4), 404-420 . https://doi.org/10.1080/15325024.2022.2116782
Sepers, A. J. W., Maric, M., Boelen, P. A., & Mooren, G. T. M. (2023). Working with denial in families dealing with child abuse: A scoping review of the resolutions approach. Journal of Family Therapy, 45(3), 257-270. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-6427.12412
van Eersel, J. H. W., Taris, T. W., & Boelen, P. A. (2023). Symptoms of complicated grief and depression following job loss: Can engagement in non-work activities bring relief? Stress and Health, 39(3), 600-613. https://doi.org/10.1002/smi.3209
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/430069/Stress_and_Health_-_2022_-_Eersel.pdf?sequence=1
Eisma, M. C., & Boelen, P. A. (2023). Commentary on: A Call to Action: Facing the Shadow Pandemic of Complicated Forms of Grief. Omega (United States), 87(1), 334–340. Article 00302228211016227. https://doi.org/10.1177/00302228211016227

2022

Scholarly publications

Boelen, P. A., & Kolchinska, Y. (2022). Prolonged grief disorder: Nature, risk-factors, assessment, and cognitive-behavioural treatment. Psychosomatic Medicine and General Practice, 7(2), e0702375-e0702375. https://doi.org/10.26766/pmgp.v7i2.375
Vedder, A., Stokes, J., Boerner, K., Schut, H. A. W., Boelen, P. A., Schut, B., & Stroebe, M. S. (2022). The Long-term Loneliness of Widowhood: A Systematic Review of Marital Status Differences. Innovation in Aging, 6(Supplement_1), 346-346. https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igac059.1370
Mooren, N., Boelen, P. A., & de la Rie, S. M. (2022). The impact of morally injurious events in a refugee sample: A quantitative and qualitative study. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 13, 1-10. Article 904808. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2022.904808
Buiter, M. Y., Boelen, P. A., Kunst, M., Gerlsma, C., de Keijser, J., & Lenferink, L. I. M. (2022). The mediating role of state anger in the associations between intentions to participate in the criminal trial and psychopathology in traumatically bereaved people. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 85, Article 101840. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijlp.2022.101840
Kokou-Kpolou, C. K., Lenferink, L. I. M., Brunnet, A. E., Park, S., Megalakaki, O., Boelen, P. A., & Cénat, J. M. (2022). The ICD-11 and DSM-5-TR prolonged grief criteria: Validation of the Traumatic Grief Inventory-Self Report Plus using exploratory factor analysis and item response theory. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 29(6), 1950-1962. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2765
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/424534/Clin_Psychology_and_Psychoth_2022_Kokou_Kpolou_The_ICD_11_and_DSM_5_TR_prolonged_grief_criteria_Validation_of_the.pdf?sequence=1
Snijdewind, M. C., de Keijser, J., Casteelen, G., Boelen, P. A., & Smid, G. E. (2022). “Only One Way Out”-Partners' Experiences and Grief Related to the Death of Their Loved One by Suicide or Physician-Assisted Dying Due to a Mental Disorder. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 13, 1-10. Article 894417. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2022.894417
Eklund, R., Eisma, M. C., Boelen, P. A., Arnberg, F. K., & Sveen, J. (2022). My Grief App for Prolonged Grief in Bereaved Parents: A Pilot Study. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 13, 1-10. Article 872314. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2022.872314
Mitima-Verloop, H. B., Mooren, G. T. M., Kritikou, M. E., & Boelen, P. A. (2022). Restricted Mourning: Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Funeral Services, Grief Rituals, and Prolonged Grief Symptoms. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 13, 1-8. Article 878818. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2022.878818
Eisma, M. C., Buyukcan-Tetik, A., & Boelen, P. A. (2022). Reciprocal Relations of Worry, Rumination, and Psychopathology Symptoms After Loss: A Prospective Cohort Study. Behavior Therapy, 53(5), 793-806. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beth.2022.01.001
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/422898/1_s2.0_S0005789422000028_main.pdf?sequence=1
Egberts, M. R., Verkaik, D., van Baar, A. L., Mooren, G. T. M., Spuij, M., de Paauw-Telman, L. G. E., & Boelen, P. A. (2022). Child Posttraumatic Stress after Parental Cancer: Associations with Individual and Family Factors. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 47(9), 1031-1043. https://doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/jsac041
Boelen, P. A., Eisma, M. C., de Keijser, J., & Lenferink, L. I. M. (2022). Concurrent associations of dimensions of anger with posttraumatic stress, depression, and functional impairment following non-fatal traffic accidents. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 13(1), 1-10. Article 2068912. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2022.2068912
Boelen, P. A., & O'Connor, M. (2022). Is a sense of coherence associated with prolonged grief, depression, and satisfaction with life after bereavement? A longitudinal study. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 29(5), 1599-1610. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2774
Snijdewind, M. C., de Keijser, J., Casteelen, G., Boelen, P. A., & Smid, G. E. (2022). “I lost so much more than my partner” – Bereaved partners’ grief experiences following suicide or physician-assisted dying in case of a mental disorder. BMC Psychiatry, 22(1), 1-13. Article 454. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-022-04098-5
Bijsterbosch, J. M., Keizer, A., Boelen, P. A., van den Brink, F., & Sternheim, L. C. (2022). Understanding relations between intolerance of uncertainty and body checking and body avoiding in anorexia nervosa. Journal of Eating Disorders, 10(1), 1-10. Article 122. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40337-022-00647-1
Lenferink, L. I. M., Nickerson, A., Kashyap, S., de Keijser, J., & Boelen, P. A. (2022). Associations of Dimensions of Anger With Distress Following Traumatic Bereavement. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/tra0001275
Boelen, P. A., Eisma, M. C., De Keijser, J., & Lenferink, L. I. M. (2022). Traumatic stress, depression, and non-bereavement grief following non-fatal traffic accidents: Symptom patterns and correlates. PLoS One, 17(2 ), 1-18. Article e0264497. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0264497
Djelantik, A. A. A. M. J., Robinaugh, D. J., & Boelen, P. A. (2022). The course of symptoms in the first 27 months following bereavement: A latent trajectory analysis of prolonged grief, posttraumatic stress, and depression. Psychiatry Research, 311, 1-9. Article 114472. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2022.114472
van Eersel, J. H. W., Taris, T. W., & Boelen, P. A. (2022). Job loss-related complicated grief symptoms: A cognitive-behavioral framework. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 13, 1-11. Article 933995. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2022.933995
Keulen, J., Spuij, M., Deković, M., & Boelen, P. A. (2022). Heterogeneity of posttraumatic stress symptoms in bereaved children and adolescents: Exploring subgroups and possible risk factors. Psychiatry Research, 312, 1-10. Article 114575. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2022.114575
Vedder, A., Boerner, K., Stokes, J. E., Schut, H. A. W., Boelen, P. A., & Stroebe, M. S. (2022). A systematic review of loneliness in bereavement: Current research and future directions. Current Opinion in Psychology, 43, 48-64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copsyc.2021.06.003
Mitima-Verloop, H. B., Boelen, P. A., & Mooren, G. T. M. (2022). The post-war generation remembers: A mixed-method study exploring children’s attitudes towards World War II commemoration. Children and Society, 36(5), 747-767. https://doi.org/10.1111/chso.12531
Glad, K. A., Stensland, S., Czajkowski, N. O., Boelen, P. A., & Dyb, G. (2022). The longitudinal association between symptoms of posttraumatic stress and complicated grief: A random intercepts cross-lag analysis. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 14(3), 386-392. https://doi.org/10.1037/tra0001087
Kochen, E. M., Teunissen, S. C. C. M., Boelen, P. A., Jenken, F., de Jonge, R. R., Grootenhuis, M. A., Kars, M. C., & emBRACE Working Group (2022). Challenges in Preloss Care to Parents Facing Their Child's End-of-Life: A Qualitative Study From the Clinicians Perspective. Academic Pediatrics, 22(6), 910-917. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acap.2021.08.015
Lenferink, L. I. M., Eisma, M. C., Smid, G. E., de Keijser, J., & Boelen, P. A. (2022). Valid measurement of DSM-5 persistent complex bereavement disorder and DSM-5-TR and ICD-11 prolonged grief disorder: The Traumatic Grief Inventory-Self Report Plus (TGI-SR+). Comprehensive Psychiatry, 112, 1-9. Article 152281. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comppsych.2021.152281
Boelen, P. A., & Lenferink, L. I. M. (2022). Prolonged grief disorder in DSM-5-TR: Early predictors and longitudinal measurement invariance. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 56(6), 667-674. https://doi.org/10.1177/00048674211025728
van Eersel, J. H. W., Taris, T. W., & Boelen, P. A. (2022). Negative cognitions and emotional distress following job loss: Development and validation of the Beliefs about Loss Of Work (BLOW) scale. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 15(2), 191-208. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41811-021-00126-6

Professional publications

Rahim, H. F., Mooren, G. T. M., Knipscheer, J. W., & Boelen, P. A. (2022). Als je tussen wal en schip valt: Cultureel identiteitsconflict in relatie tot psychische klachten bij biculturele jongvolwassenen . Tijdschrift van de Vereniging voor Kinder- en Jeugdpsychotherapie, 49(2), 10-27. https://www.vkjp.nl/het-tijdschrift/tijdschrift-2-2022
Kraanen, F., Dingemanse, P., Regeer, E., & Boelen, P. A. (2022). Stadiëring en profilering van unipolaire depressie in de klinische praktijk: Toepasbaarheid en relatie met klinische variabelen. De Psycholoog, 57(1). https://www.tijdschriftdepsycholoog.nl/wetenschap/stadiering-en-profilering-van-unipolaire-depressie-in-de-klinische-praktijk/
Egberts, M. R., Verkaik, D., Spuij, M., Mooren, G. T. M., van Baar, A., & Boelen, P. A. (2022). Psychosociale aanpassing binnen gezinnen waarin een ouder kanker heeft: Bevindingen uit het onderzoek 'Gezin en kanker'. De Psycholoog, 57(3), 11-22. https://www.tijdschriftdepsycholoog.nl/wetenschap/psychosociale-aanpassing-binnen-gezinnen-waarin-een-ouder-kanker-heeft/
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/422959/Egberts_M._et_al._2022_Psychosociale_aanpassing_binnen_gezinnen_waarin_een_ouder_kanker_heeft._De_Psychloog_3._10_22..pdf?sequence=1

2021

Scholarly publications

De Young, A. C., Vasileva, M., Boruszak-Kiziukiewicz, J., Demipence Seçinti, D., Christie, H., Egberts, M. R., Anastassiou-Hadjicharalambous, X., Marsac, M. L., Ruiz, G., COVID-19 Unmasked Global Collaboration, Mooren, T., van Eldik, W., van Baar, A., Boelen, P., & Spuij, M. (2021). Protocolo de colaboración global COVID-19 desenmascarado: estudio de cohorte longitudinal que examina la salud mental de niños pequeños y cuidadores durante la pandemia. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 12(1), 1-14. Article 1940760. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2021.1940760
Reitsma, L., Boelen, P. A., de Keijser, J., & Lenferink, L. I. M. (2021). Online treatment of persistent complex bereavement disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and depression symptoms in people who lost loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial and a controlled trial. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 12(1), 1-10. Article 1987687. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2021.1987687
Lenferink, L. I. M., van den Munckhof, M. J. A., de Keijser, J., & Boelen, P. A. (2021). DSM-5-TR prolonged grief disorder and DSM-5 posttraumatic stress disorder are related, yet distinct: confirmatory factor analyses in traumatically bereaved people. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 12(1), 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2021.2000131
Eklund, R., Eisma, M., Boelen, P. A., Arnberg, F., & Sveen, J. (2021). Mobile App for Prolonged Grief among Bereaved Parents: Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. BMJ Open, 11(12), 1-8. Article e052763. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-052763
Bijsterbosch, J. M., Keizer, A., Boelen, P. A., van den Brink, F., Danner, U. N., & Sternheim, L. C. (2021). How deep is your thought? The relations between intolerance of uncertainty, worry and weight and shape concerns in adolescent girls with anorexia nervosa. Journal of Eating Disorders, 9(1), 1-10. Article 164. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40337-021-00523-4
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/416300/s40337_021_00523_4.pdf?sequence=1
Boelen, P. A. (2021). CGT Rouwhulp: effectieve behandeling voor vastgelopen rouw bij kinderen. Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie, 63(9), 686. https://www.tijdschriftvoorpsychiatrie.nl/issues/567/articles/12749
Killikelly, C., Smid, G. E., Wagner, B., & Boelen, P. A. (2021). Responding to the new International Classification of Diseases-11 prolonged grief disorder during the COVID-19 pandemic: a new bereavement network and three-tiered model of care. Public Health, 191, 85-90. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2020.10.034
Doering, B. K., Boelen, P. A., Eisma, M. C., & Barke, A. (2021). Validation of a German Version of the Grief Cognitions Questionnaire and Establishment of a Short Form. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 1-14. Article 620987. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.620987
Boelen, P. A. (2021). The centrality of a loss-event: Patterns, correlates, and predictive value. Anxiety, Stress and Coping, 34(3), 258-265. https://doi.org/10.1080/10615806.2021.1876226
van Heemstra, H. E., Scholte, W. F., Nickerson, A., & Boelen, P. A. (2021). Can circumstances be softened? Self-efficacy, post-migratory stressors, and mental health among refugees. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(4), 1-9. Article 1440. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18041440
Elinger, G., Hasson-Ohayon, I., Barkalifa, E., Boelen, P. A., & Peri, T. (2021). Narrative reconstruction therapy for prolonged grief disorder: a pilot study. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 12(1), 1-8. Article 1896126. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2021.1896126
Boelen, P. A. (2021). Symptoms of prolonged grief disorder as per DSM-5-TR, posttraumatic stress, and depression: Latent classes and correlations with anxious and depressive avoidance. Psychiatry Research, 302, Article 114033. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2021.114033
Djelantik, A. A. A. M. J., Aryani, P., Boelen, P. A., Lesmana, C. B. J., & Kleber, R. J. (2021). Prolonged grief disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and depression following traffic accidents among bereaved Balinese family members: Prevalence, latent classes and cultural correlates. Journal of Affective Disorders, 292, 773-781. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2021.05.085
van Es, C. M., Boelen, P. A., Zwaanswijk, M., te Brake, H., & Mooren, T. (2021). Family Empowerment (FAME): A feasibility trial of preventive multifamily groups for asylum seeker families in the Netherlands. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 47(4), 864-881. https://doi.org/10.1111/jmft.12539
Djelantik, A. A. A. M. J., Bui, E., O’Connor, M., Rosner, R., Robinaugh, D. J., Simon, N. M., & Boelen, P. A. (2021). Traumatic grief research and care in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 12(1), Article 1957272. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2021.1957272
Treml, J., Nagl, M., Braehler, E., Boelen, P. A., & Kersting, A. (2021). Psychometric properties of the German version of the Depressive and Anxious Avoidance in Prolonged Grief Questionnaire (DAAPGQ). PLoS One, 16(8), 1-14. Article e0254959. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0254959
Rahim, H. F., Mooren, T. M., Van Den Brink, F., Knipscheer, J. W., & Boelen, P. A. (2021). Cultural Identity Conflict and Psychological Well-Being in Bicultural Young Adults: Do Self-Concept Clarity and Self-Esteem Matter? Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 209(7), 525-532. https://doi.org/10.1097/nmd.0000000000001332
van Es, C. M., Sleijpen, M., Velu, M. E., Boelen, P. A., van Loon, R. E., Veldman, M., Kusmallah, N., Ekster, P. J. C., & Mooren, T. (2021). Overcoming barriers to mental health care: multimodal trauma-focused treatment approach for unaccompanied refugee minors. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 15(1), 1-14. Article 53. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13034-021-00404-3
Egberts, M. R., Verkaik, D., Spuij, M., Mooren, T. M., van Baar, A. L., & Boelen, P. A. (2021). Child adjustment to parental cancer: A latent profile analysis. Health Psychology, 40(11), 774-783. https://doi.org/10.1037/hea0001099
Vedder, A., Stroebe, M., Schut, H. A. W., Boerner, K., Stokes, J. E., & Boelen, P. A. (2021). Loneliness in Bereavement: Measurement Matters. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, Article 741762. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.741762
Soydas, S., Smid, G. E., Lenferink, L. I. M., Djelantik, A. A. M. J., Goodfellow, B., Wilson, R., & Boelen, P. A. (2021). Psychopathology in a treatment-seeking sample of homicidally bereaved individuals: Latent class analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 292, 234-241. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2021.05.026
van Eersel, J. H. W., Taris, T. W., & Boelen, P. A. (2021). Grief reactions, depression, and anxiety following job loss: Patterns and correlates. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 12(1), 1-13. Article 1905348. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2021.1905348
Lenferink, L. I. M., de Keijser, J., Eisma, M. C., Smid, G. E., & Boelen, P. A. (2021). Treatment gap in bereavement care: (Online) bereavement support needs and use after traumatic loss. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 28(4), 907-916. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2544
van Ee, E., Lenferink, L. I. M., Eidhof, M. B., & Boelen, P. A. (2021). Samen rouwen: Over sociale steun aan nabestaanden gedurende de COVID-19 pandemie. Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie, 63(1), 13-15.
Prigerson, H. G., Boelen, P. A., Xu, J., Smith, K. V., & Maciejewski, P. K. (2021). Validation of the new DSM‐5‐TR criteria for prolonged grief disorder and the PG‐13‐Revised (PG‐13‐R) scale. World Psychiatry, 20(1), 96-106. https://doi.org/10.1002/wps.20823
Boelen, P. A. (2021). Dampening of positive affect is associated with posttraumatic stress following stressful life events. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 12(1), Article 1851077. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2020.1851077
Kochen, E. M., Boelen, P. A., Teunissen, S. C. C. M., Jenken, F., de Jonge, R. R., Grootenhuis, M. A., & Kars, M. C. (2021). Health Care Professionals' Experiences With Preloss Care in Pediatrics: Goals, Strategies, Obstacles, and Facilitators. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 62(1), 107-116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.11.001
Boelen, P. A., Lenferink, L. I. M., & Spuij, M. (2021). CBT for Prolonged grief in children and adolescents: A Randomized clinical trial. American Journal of Psychiatry, 178(4), 294-304. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ajp.2020.20050548
Eisma, M. C., Epstude, K., Schut, H. A. W., Stroebe, M. S., Simion, A., & Boelen, P. A. (2021). Upward and Downward Counterfactual Thought After Loss: A multi-wave controlled longitudinal study. Behavior Therapy, 52(3), 577-593. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beth.2020.07.007
Eisma, M. C., Tamminga, A., Smid, G. E., & Boelen, P. A. (2021). Acute grief after deaths due to COVID-19, natural causes and unnatural causes: An empirical comparison. Journal of Affective Disorders, 278, 54-56. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2020.09.049
Boelen, P. A., Eisma, M. C., Smid, G. E., de Keijser, J., & Lenferink, L. I. M. (2021). Remotely Delivered Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Disturbed Grief During the COVID-19 Crisis: Challenges and Opportunities. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 26(3), 211-219. https://doi.org/10.1080/15325024.2020.1793547
Mitima-Verloop, H. B., Mooren, G. T. M., & Boelen, P. A. (2021). Facilitating grief: An exploration of the function of funerals and rituals in relation to grief reactions. Death Studies, 45(9), 735-745. Article 1686090. https://doi.org/10.1080/07481187.2019.1686090
Lenferink, L. I. M., Boelen, P. A., Smid, G. E., & Paap, M. C. S. (2021). The importance of harmonising diagnostic criteria sets for pathological grief. British Journal of Psychiatry, 219(3), 473 - 476. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjp.2019.240

Popularising publications

Verkaik, D., & Boelen, P. A. (2021). Wanneer je moeder of vader kanker heeft: Een werkboek. (1 ed.) SWP.
Verkaik, D., & Boelen, P. A. (2021). Wanneer je als ouder kanker hebt: Een praktische gids voor gezinnen. SWP.

2020

Scholarly publications

van Heemstra, H. E., Scholte, W. F., Ehring, T., & Boelen, P. A. (2020). Contextualizing Cognitions: the Relation Between Negative Post-traumatic Cognitions and Post-traumatic Stress Among Palestinian Refugees. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 13(2), 159-172. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41811-020-00066-7
Jongedijk, R. A., Eising, D. D., van der Aa, N., Kleber, R. J., & Boelen, P. A. (2020). Severity profiles of posttraumatic stress, depression, anxiety, and somatization symptoms in treatment seeking traumatized refugees. Journal of Affective Disorders, 266, 71-81. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2020.01.077
Djelantik, A. A. A. M. J., Smid, G. E., Mroz, A., Kleber, R. J., & Boelen, P. A. (2020). The prevalence of prolonged grief disorder in bereaved individuals following unnatural losses: Systematic review and meta regression analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 265, 146-156. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2020.01.034
Eisma, M. C., de Lang, T. A., & Boelen, P. A. (2020). How thinking hurts: Rumination, worry, and avoidance processes in adjustment to bereavement. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 27(4), 548-558. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2440
Kochen, E. M., Jenken, F., Boelen, P. A., Deben, L. M. A., Fahner, J. C., van den Hoogen, A., Teunissen, S. C. C. M., Geleijns, K., & Kars, M. C. (2020). When a child dies: a systematic review of well-defined parent-focused bereavement interventions and their alignment with grief- and loss theories. BMC Palliative Care, 19, Article 28. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12904-020-0529-z
Ghafoerkhan, R. S., van Heemstra, H. E., Scholte, W. F., van der Kolk, J. R. J., Ter Heide, J. J. F., de la Rie, S. M., Verhaak, L. M., Snippe, E., & Boelen, P. A. (2020). Feasibility and predictors of change of narrative exposure therapy for displaced populations: a repeated measures design. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 6, Article 69. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-020-00613-1
de la Rie, S. M., Smid, G. E., van der Aa, N., van Est, L. A. C., Bisseling, E., & Boelen, P. A. (2020). Feasibility of narrative exposure therapy in an outpatient day treatment programme for refugees: improvement in symptoms and global functioning. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 11(1), Article 1759983. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2020.1759983
Djelantik, A. A. A. M. J., de Heus, A., Kuiper, D., Kleber, R. J., Boelen, P. A., & Smid, G. E. (2020). Post-Migration Stressors and Their Association With Symptom Reduction and Non-Completion During Treatment for Traumatic Grief in Refugees. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11, Article 407. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00407
O'Connor, M., Larsen, L., Joensen, B. V., Boelen, P. A., Maccallum, F., Komischke-Konnerup, K., & Bryant, R. A. (2020). Valid ICD-11 PGD Scales and Structured Clinical Interviews Needed. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, Article 1120. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01120
Bijsterbosch, J. M., Van Den Brink, F., Vollmann, M., Boelen, P. A., & Sternheim, L. C. (2020). Understanding Relations between Intolerance of Uncertainty, Social Anxiety, and Body Dissatisfaction in Women. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 208(10), 833-835. https://doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000001208
Soydas, S., Smid, G. E., Goodfellow, B., Wilson, R., & Boelen, P. A. (2020). The UK National Homicide Therapeutic Service: A Retrospective Naturalistic Study Among 929 Bereaved Individuals. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11, Article 878. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00878
van Mol, M. M. C., Wagener, S., Latour, J. M., Boelen, P. A., Spronk, P. E., den Uil, C. A., & Rietjens, J. A. C. (2020). Developing and testing a nurse-ledintervention to support bereavement inrelatives in the intensive care (BRIC study): a protocol of a pre-post intervention study. BMC Palliative Care, 19, 1-10. Article 130. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12904-020-00636-8
Boelen, P. A., Eisma, M. C., Smid, G. E., & Lenferink, L. I. M. (2020). Prolonged grief disorder in section II of DSM-5: a commentary. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 11(1), Article 1771008. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2020.1771008
Lenferink, L. I. M., Meyerbröker, K., & Boelen, P. A. (2020). PTSD treatment in times of COVID-19: A systematic review of the effects of online EMDR. Psychiatry Research, 293, Article 113438. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2020.113438
Lenferink, L. I. M., de Keijser, J., Eisma, M., Smid, G., & Boelen, P. (2020). Online cognitive-behavioural therapy for traumatically bereaved people: study protocol for a randomised waitlist-controlled trial. BMJ Open, 10(9), Article e035050. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-035050
Boelen, P. A., & Lenferink, L. I. M. (2020). Associations of depressive rumination and positive affect regulation with emotional distress after the death of a loved one. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 27, 955-964. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2482
Eisma, M. C., Boelen, P. A., & Lenferink, L. I. M. (2020). Prolonged Grief Disorder following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. Psychiatry Research, 288, Article 113031. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2020.113031
Lenferink, L. I. M., de Keijser, J., Smid, G. E., & Boelen, P. A. (2020). Cognitive therapy and EMDR for reducing psychopathology in bereaved people after the MH17 plane crash: Findings from a randomized controlled trial. Traumatology, 26(4), 427–437. https://doi.org/10.1037/trm0000253
Boelen, P. A., & Lenferink, L. I. M. (2020). Comparison of six proposed diagnostic criteria sets for disturbed grief. Psychiatry Research, 285, Article 112786. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2020.112786
Mitima-Verloop, H. B., Boelen, P. A., & Mooren, T. T. M. (2020). Commemoration of disruptive events: a scoping review about posttraumatic stress reactions and related factors. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 11(1), 1-15. Article 1701226. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2019.1701226
Boelen, P. A., & Lenferink, L. I. M. (2020). Symptoms of prolonged grief, posttraumatic stress, and depression in recently bereaved people: symptom profiles, predictive value, and cognitive behavioural correlates. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 55, 765–777. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00127-019-01776-w
van Eersel, J. H. W., Taris, T. W., & Boelen, P. A. (2020). Complicated grief following job loss: Risk factors for its development and maintenance. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 61, 698-706. https://doi.org/10.1111/sjop.12650
van Eersel, J. H. W., Taris, T. W., & Boelen, P. A. (2020). Reciprocal relations between symptoms of complicated grief, depression, and anxiety following job loss: A cross‐lagged analysis. Clinical Psychologist, 24(3), 276-284. https://doi.org/10.1111/cp.12212
Djelantik, A. A. A. M. J., Robinaugh, D. J., Kleber, R. J., Smid, G. E., & Boelen, P. A. (2020). Symptomatology following loss and trauma: Latent class and network analyses of prolonged grief disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and depression in a treatment-seeking trauma-exposed sample. Depression and Anxiety, 55(9), 765-777. https://doi.org/10.1002/da.22880
Lenferink, L. I. M., Nickerson, A., de Keijser, J., Smid, G. E., & Boelen, P. A. (2020). Trajectories of grief, depression, and posttraumatic stress in disaster-bereaved people. Depression and Anxiety, 37(1), 35-44. https://doi.org/10.1002/da.22850

Professional publications

Spuij, M., & Boelen, P. A. (2020). Neem rouwbeleving jonge kind serieus. Vroeg, 2020(1), 14-16. https://marikenspuij.nl/onewebmedia/Spuij%20en%20Boelen_2020_tijdschrift%20VROEG_NR01_MAA_2020_pag14-15-16.pdf
Boelen, P. A. (2020). Traumatic grief following traumatic loss: Nature, correlates, and treatment. Grief Matters: The Australian Journal of Grief and Bereavement, 23(1), 14-19.

2019

Scholarly publications

van Heemstra, H. E., Scholte, W. F., Ehring, W. A., & Boelen, P. A. (2019). Rethinking Cognitions: The Relation between Negative Posttraumatic Cognitions and Posttraumatic Stress among Palestinian Refugees. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(sup1), 37-38. Article 1613834. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2019.1613834
Mooren, N., de la Rie, S., & Boelen, P. A. (2019). The Effects of the Memory Specificity Training (MEST) in Refugees with PTSD. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(sup1), 76-76. Article 1613837 . https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2019.1613837
Mooren, N., de la Rie, S., & Boelen, P. A. (2019). Moral injury in refugees with PTSD: An explorative study. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(sup1), 75-76. Article 1613837 . https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2019.1613837
Verloop, H. B., Mooren, G. T. M., & Boelen, P. A. (2019). Public commemoration as instrument for mental healing? A mixed method study. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(sup1), 62-62. Article 1613837 . https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2019.1613837
Lenferink, L. I. M., Nickerson, A., de Keijser, J., Smid, G. E., & Boelen, P. A. (2019). Grief, posttraumatic stress, and depression following MH17 plane disaster: A four-wave longitudinal study. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(sup1), 58-58. Article 1613834 . https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2019.1613834
Smid, G. E., Hengst, S., De la Rie, S., Groen, S., & Boelen, P. A. (2019). Culturally sensitive assessment of traumatic grief. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(sup1), 22-22. Article 1613834. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2019.1613834
Soydas, S., Smid, G. E., Goodfellow, B., Wilson, R., & Boelen, P. A. (2019). Risk and protective factors for symptom reduction following traumatic grief focused CBT. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(sup1), 22. Article 1613834. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2019.1613834
Djelantik, A. A. A. M. J., Smid, G. E., Kleber, R. J., & Boelen, P. A. (2019). Early indicators of a problematic grief trajectory following bereavement. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(sup1), 21-21. Article 1613834. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2019.1613834
Boelen, P. A., Lenferink, L. I. M., Spuij, M., & Smid, G. E. (2019). Disturbed Grief in DSM-5 and ICD-11: Overlapping or Different Syndromes? European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(sup1), 21-21. Article 1613834. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2019.1613834
Boelen, P. A., Djelantik, A. A. A. M. J., Soydas, S., & Smid, G. E. (2019). Towards an integrated conceptualization of traumatic grief. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(sup1), 21-21. Article 1613834. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2019.1613834
Soydas, S., Smid, G. E., Goodfellow, B., Wilson, R., & Boelen, P. A. (2019). Prevalence and predictors of psychiatric disorders in a large help-seeking sample of homicidally bereaved persons. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(sup1), 11-12. Article 1613834 . https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2019.1613834
Djelantik, A. A. A. M. J., Smid, G. E., Mroz, A., Kleber, R. J., & Boelen, P. A. (2019). Prolonged grief disorder in bereaved individuals following unnatural losses: Preliminary findings. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(sup1), 11-11. Article 1613834 . https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2019.1613834
Boelen, P. A., & Spuij, M. (2019). Mechanisms of change in cognitive behavioural therapy for disturbed grief in bereaved children. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(sup1), 2-2. Article 1613834. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2019.1613834
Killikelly, C., Wagner, B., Boelen, P. A., & Smid, G. E. (2019). Launch of the BRACE Network: A Network forBereavement Research and Care in Europe andthe Opportunity for PGD Research Collaboration. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(sup1), 1-1. Article 1613834. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2019.1613834
Wagner, B., Boelen, P. A., & Killikelly, C. (2019). Bereavement Interventions and care in Europe. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(sup1), 1-1. Article 1613834. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2019.1613834
van Es, C. M., Mooren, G. T. M., Zwaanswijk, M., Te Brake, H., & Boelen, P. A. (2019). Family Empowerment (FAME): A pilot implementation and evaluation of a preventive multifamily programme for asylum seeker families. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(sup1), 73-73. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2019.1613837
van Es, C. M., Mooren, G. T. M., Zwaanswijk, M., Te Brake, H., & Boelen, P. A. (2019). Family Empowerment (FAME): study protocol for a pilot implementation and evaluation of a preventive multi-family programme for asylum-seeker families. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 5, Article 62. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-019-0440-7
van Heemstra, H. E., Scholte, W. F., Haagen, J. F. G., & Boelen, P. A. (2019). 7ROSES, a transdiagnostic intervention for promoting self-efficacy in traumatized refugees: a first quantitative evaluation. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(1), Article 1673062. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2019.1673062
Boelen, P. A., Olff, M., & Smid, G. E. (2019). Traumatic loss: Mental health consequences and implications for treatment and prevention. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(1), Article 1591331. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2019.1591331
van Westrhenen, N., Fritz, E., Vermeer, A., Boelen, P. A., & Kleber, R. J. (2019). Creative arts in psychotherapy for traumatized children in South Africa: An evaluation study. PLoS One, 14(2), Article e0210857. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0210857
Lenferink, L. I. M., de Keijser, J., Wessel, I., & Boelen, P. A. (2019). Cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness for relatives of missing persons: A pilot study. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 5, Article 93. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-019-0472-z
Boelen, P. A. (2019). Intolerance of uncertainty predicts analogue posttraumatic stress following adverse life events. Anxiety, Stress and Coping, 32(5), 498-504. https://doi.org/10.1080/10615806.2019.1623881
O'Connor, M., Lasgaard, M., Larsen, L., Johannsen, M., Lundorff, M., Farver-Vestergaard, I., & Boelen, P. A. (2019). Comparison of proposed diagnostic criteria for pathological grief using a sample of elderly bereaved spouses in Denmark: Perspectives on future bereavement research. Journal of Affective Disorders, 251, 52-59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2019.01.056
Lenferink, L. I. M., Nickerson, A., de Keijser, J., Smid, G. E., & Boelen, P. A. (2019). Reciprocal associations between symptom levels of disturbed grief, posttraumatic stress, and depression following traumatic loss: A four-wave cross-lagged study. Clinical Psychological Science, 7(6), 1330–1339. https://doi.org/10.1177/2167702619858288
Boelen, P. A., Smid, G. E., Verloop, H. B., de Keijser, J., & Lenferink, L. I. M. (2019). Patterns, predictors, and prognostic validity of persistent complex bereavement disorder (PCBD) symptoms in recently bereaved adults: A latent class analysis. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 207(11), 913-920. https://doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000001053
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van Eersel, J. H. W., Taris, T. W., & Boelen, P. A. (2019). Development and initial validation of the job loss grief scale. Anxiety, Stress, and Coping : an International Journal, 32(4), 428-442. https://doi.org/10.1080/10615806.2019.1619703
Boelen, P. A., Spuij, M., & Lenferink, L. I. M. (2019). Comparison of DSM-5 criteria for persistent complex bereavement disorder and ICD-11 criteria for prolonged grief disorder in help-seeking bereaved children. Journal of Affective Disorders, 250, 71-78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2019.02.046
Eisma, M. C., Lenferink, L. I. M., Stroebe, M. S., Boelen, P. A., & Schut, H. A. W. (2019). No pain, no gain: cross-lagged analyses of posttraumatic growth and anxiety, depression, posttraumatic stress and prolonged grief symptoms after loss. Anxiety, Stress and Coping, 32(3), 231-243. https://doi.org/10.1080/10615806.2019.1584293
Boelen, P. A., Lenferink, L. I. M., & Smid, G. E. (2019). Further evaluation of the factor structure, prevalence, and concurrent validity of DSM-5 criteria for Persistent Complex Bereavement Disorder and ICD-11 criteria for Prolonged Grief Disorder. Psychiatry Research, 273, 206-210. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2019.01.006
Vermeulen, M., Smits, D. J. M., Boelen, P. A., Claes, L., Raes, F., & Krans, J. (2019). The Dutch version of the Centrality of Event Scale (CES): Associations with Negative Life Events, Posttraumatic Stress, and Depression Symptoms in a Student Population. European Journal of Psychological Assessment. https://doi.org/10.1027/1015-5759/a000517
van Es, C. M., Sleijpen, M. J. T., Mooren, G. T. M., Ghebreab, W., & Boelen, P. A. (2019). Eritrean Unaccompanied Refugee Minors in Transition: A Focused Ethnography of Challenges and Needs. Residential Treatment for Children & Youth, 36(2), 157-176. https://doi.org/10.1080/0886571X.2018.1548917
Gouweloos, J., te Brake, H., Sijbrandij, E. M., Boelen, P. A., Brewin, C. R., & Kleber, R. J. (2019). A longitudinal evaluation of active outreach after an aeroplane crash: screening for post-traumatic stress disorder and depression and assessment of self-reported treatment needs. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(1), Article 1554406. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2018.1554406
Jongedijk, R. A., van der Aa, N., Haagen, J. F. G., Boelen, P. A., & Kleber, R. J. (2019). Symptom severity in PTSD and comorbid psychopathology: A latent profile analysis among traumatized veterans. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 62, 35-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.janxdis.2018.11.004
Lenferink, L. I. M., de Keijser, J., van Denderen, M. Y., & Boelen, P. A. (2019). Latent classes of posttraumatic stress symptoms in two samples of bereaved people. International Journal of Stress Management, 26(4), 401-410. https://doi.org/10.1037/str0000121
Boelen, P. A., Djelantik, A. A. A. M. J., de Keijser, J., Lenferink, L. I. M., & Smid, G. E. (2019). Further validation of the Traumatic Grief Inventory-Self Report (TGI-SR): A measure of persistent complex bereavement disorder and prolonged grief disorder. Death Studies, 43(6), 351-364. https://doi.org/10.1080/07481187.2018.1480546
Lenferink, L. I. M., de Keijser, J., Wessel, I., de Vries, D., & Boelen, P. A. (2019). Toward a better understanding of psychological symptoms in people confronted with the disappearance of a loved one: A systematic review. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 20(3), 287-302. https://doi.org/10.1177/1524838017699602
Milic, J., Saavedra Perez, H., Zuurbier, L. A., Boelen, P. A., Rietjens, J. A., Hofman, A., & Tiemeier, H. (2019). The Longitudinal and Cross-Sectional Associations of Grief and Complicated Grief With Sleep Quality in Older Adults. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 17(1), 31-40. https://doi.org/10.1080/15402002.2016.1276016

Professional publications

Smid, G. E., Groen, S., de la Rie, S. M., Kooper, S., & Boelen, P. A. (2019). Culturele evaluatie van verlies en rouw. Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie, 61(12), 879-883.
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/394186/61_2019_12_artikel_smid.pdf?sequence=1

2018

Scholarly publications

de la Rie, S. M., Bos, J., Knipscheer, J. W., & Boelen, P. A. (2018). The impact of torture on mental health in the narratives of two torture survivors. Torture : quarterly journal on rehabilitation of torture victims and prevention of torture, 28(2), 130-139. https://doi.org/10.7146/torture.v28i2.106810
Hanssen, I., Regeer, E. J., Schut, D., & Boelen, P. A. (2018). Ruminative and dampening responses to positive affect in bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 85, 72-77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comppsych.2018.06.009
Djelantik, A. A. A. M. J., Smid, G. E., Kleber, R. J., & Boelen, P. A. (2018). Early indicators of problematic grief trajectories following bereavement. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 8(sup6), Article 1423825. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2018.1423825
Smid, G. E., Groen, S., de la Rie, S. M., Kooper, S., & Boelen, P. A. (2018). Toward Cultural Assessment of Grief and Grief-Related Psychopathology. Psychiatric Services, 69(10), 1050-1052. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.201700422
van Denderen, M., de Keijser, J., Stewart, R., & Boelen, P. A. (2018). Treating complicated grief and posttraumatic stress in homicidally bereaved individuals: A randomized controlled trial. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 25(4), 497-508. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2183
Djelantik, A. A. A. M. J., Smid, G. E., Kleber, R. J., & Boelen, P. A. (2018). Corrigendum to "Do prolonged grief disorder symptoms predict post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms following bereavement? A cross-lagged analysis" [Compr Psychiatry 80 (2018) 65-71]. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 82, 144. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comppsych.2018.01.013
Djelantik, A. A. A. M. J., Smid, G. E., Kleber, R. J., & Boelen, P. A. (2018). Do prolonged grief disorder symptoms predict post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms following bereavement? A cross-lagged analysis. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 80, 65-71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comppsych.2017.09.001
Smid, G. E., Drogendijk, A. N., Knipscheer, J. W., Boelen, P. A., & Kleber, R. J. (2018). Loss of loved ones or home due to a disaster: Effects over time on distress in immigrant ethnic minorities. Transcultural Psychiatry, 55(5), 648-668. https://doi.org/10.1177/1363461518784355
Lenferink, L. I. M., de Keijser, J., Wessel, I., & Boelen, P. A. (2018). Cognitive-behavioral correlates of psychological symptoms among relatives of missing persons. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 11(3), 311-324. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41811-018-0024-y
Boelen, P. A., Lenferink, L. I. M., Nickerson, A., & Smid, G. E. (2018). Evaluation of the factor structure, prevalence, and validity of disturbed grief in DSM-5 and ICD-11. Journal of Affective Disorders, 240, 79-87. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2018.07.041
Boelen, P. A., & Lenferink, L. I. M. (2018). Latent class analysis of indicators of intolerance of uncertainty. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 59(3), 243-251. https://doi.org/10.1111/sjop.12440
Lenferink, L. I. M., Wessel, I., & Boelen, P. A. (2018). Exploration of the associations between responses to affective states and psychopathology in two samples of people confronted with the loss of a loved one. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 206(2), 108-115. https://doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000000781
Boelen, P. A., & Lenferink, L. I. M. (2018). Experiential acceptance and trait‐mindfulness as predictors of analogue post‐traumatic stress. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 91(1), 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1111/papt.12138
Lenferink, L. I. M., de Keijser, J., Piersma, E., & Boelen, P. A. (2018). "I’ve changed, but I’m not less happy”: Interview study among nonclinical relatives of long-term missing persons. Death Studies, 42(6), 346-355. https://doi.org/10.1080/07481187.2017.1347213

Professional publications

Smid, G. E., & Boelen, P. A. (2018). PTSS en traumatische rouw. AccreDidact.
Verkaik, D., Boelen, P. A., Spuij, M., & Kappeyne van de Coppello, C. (2018). De kracht van kwetsbaarheid: Over gespreksgroepen van ouders met kanker. Groepen: Tijdschrift voor Groepsdynamiek en Groepspsychotherapie, 2018(1), 13-23.
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/375097/verkaik.pdf?sequence=1
Smid, G. E., Djelantik, A. A. A. M. J., de Heus, A., Bos, J. B. A., Boelen, P. A., & Spuij, M. (2018). Beknopte Eclectische Psychotherapie voor Traumatische Rouw (BEP-TG): Therapie bij psychische klachten na traumatisch verlies. In G. Claes, J. Maes, & H. Modderman (Eds.), Ruimte maken voor verlies en rouw in therapie (pp. 111-116). Acco.
Spuij, M., & Boelen, P. A. (2018). De herontdekking van activiteit. Graduele activering bij somber-terugtrekgedrag. In G. Claes, J. Maes, & H. Modderman (Eds.), Ruimte maken voor verlies en rouw in therapie (pp. 108-110). Acco.
Boelen, P. A., de Keijser, J., & Smid, G. E. (2018). Traumatische rouw: samenvatting en beschouwing . In J. de Keijser, P. A. Boelen, & G. E. Smid (Eds.), Handboek traumatische rouw (pp. 225-246). Boom.
Spuij, M., & Boelen, P. A. (2018). Rouw bij kinderen. In J. de Keijser, P. A. Boelen, & G. E. Smid (Eds.), Handboek traumatische rouw (pp. 188-201). Boom.
Smid, G. E., de la Rie, S. M., Hengst, S., Groen, S., van Berlo, A., & Boelen, P. A. (2018). Traumatische rouw bij vluchtelingen. In J. de Keijser, P. A. Boelen, & G. E. Smid (Eds.), Handboek traumatische rouw (pp. 169-187). Boom.
Lenferink, L. I. M., de Keijser, J., Wessel, I., & Boelen, P. A. (2018). Vermissing. In J. de Keijser, P. A. Boelen, & G. E. Smid (Eds.), Handboek traumatische rouw (pp. 129-142). Boom.
de Keijser, J., Boelen, P. A., & Smid, G. E. (2018). Behandeling van traumatische rouw in de zorgketen. In J. de Keijser, P. A. Boelen, & G. E. Smid (Eds.), Handboek traumatische rouw (pp. 57-74). Boom.
Smid, G. E., Boelen, P. A., & de Keijser, J. (2018). Diagnostiek van traumatische rouw. In J. de Keijser, P. A. Boelen, & G. E. Smid (Eds.), Handboek traumatische rouw (pp. 32-57). Boom.
Boelen, P. A., de Keijser, J., & Smid, G. E. (2018). Rouw in de DSM en de ICD: persisterende complexe rouwstoornis (PCRS) en prolonged grief disorder (PGD). In J. de Keijser, P. A. Boelen, & G. E. Smid (Eds.), Handboek traumatische rouw (pp. 17-31). Boom.
de Keijser, J., Boelen, P. A., & Smid, G. E. (2018). Handboek traumatische rouw. Boom Uitgeverij.

2017

Scholarly publications

Boelen, P. A., & van den Bout, J. (2017). Cognitieve gedragstherapie. In M. Vink, Y. Kuin, G. Westerhof, S. Lamers, & A. M. Pot (Eds.), Handboek ouderenpsychologie (2 ed., pp. 355-368). De Tijdstrooom.
van den Bout, J., & Boelen, P. A. (2017). Verlies en rouw. In M. Vink, Y. Kuin, G. Westerhof, S. Lamers, & A. M. Pot (Eds.), Handboek ouderenpsychologie (2 ed., pp. 221-246). De Tijdstroom.
Spuij, M., & Boelen, P. A. (2017). Hoe kunnen we kinderen ondersteunen in hun rouwproces? GZ-Psychologie, 9(5), 24-28. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41480-017-0050-z
Boelen, P. A., & Smid, G. E. (2017). The Traumatic Grief Inventory Self-Report Version (TGI-SR): Introduction and Preliminary Psychometric Evaluation. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 22(3), 196-212. https://doi.org/10.1080/15325024.2017.1284488
Boelen, P. A. (2017). Self-Identity After Bereavement: Reduced Self-Clarity and Loss-Centrality in Emotional Problems After the Death of a Loved One. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 205(5), 405-408. https://doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000000660
Boelen, P. A. (2017). “It feels as if she might return one day”: A sense of unrealness as a predictor of bereavement-related emotional distress. Estudios de Psicología/Studies in Psychology, 38(3), 734-751. https://doi.org/10.1080/02109395.2017.1340140
Boelen, P. A., & Smid, G. E. (2017). Disturbed grief: prolonged grief disorder and persistent complex bereavement disorder. British Medical Journal, 357. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j2016
de Heus, A., Hengst, S. M. C., de la Rie, S. M., Djelantik, A. A. A. M. J., Boelen, P. A., & Smid, G. E. (2017). Day patient treatment for traumatic grief: preliminary evaluation of a one-year treatment programme for patients with multiple and traumatic losses. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 8(1), Article 1375335. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2017.1375335
Boelen, P. A., Spuij, M., & Reijntjes, A. H. A. (2017). Prolonged grief and posttraumatic stress in bereaved children: A latent class analysis. Psychiatry Research, 258, 518-524. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2017.09.002
Lenferink, L. I. M., Piersma, E., de Keijser, J., Smid, G. E., & Boelen, P. A. (2017). Cognitive therapy and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing for reducing psychopathology among disaster-bereaved individuals: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 8(1), Article 1388710. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2017.1388710
Lenferink, L. I. M., Eisma, M. C., de Keijser, J., & Boelen, P. A. (2017). Grief rumination mediates the association between self-compassion and psychopathology in relatives of missing persons. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 8(sup6), Article 1378052. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2017.1378052
Lenferink, L. I. M., de Keijser, J., Smid, G. E., Djelantik, A. A. A. M. J., & Boelen, P. A. (2017). Prolonged grief, depression, and posttraumatic stress in disaster-bereaved individuals: Latent class analysis. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 8(1), Article 1298311 . https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2017.1298311
Spuij, M., Prinzie, P., & Boelen, P. A. (2017). Psychometric Properties of the Grief Cognitions Questionnaire for Children (GCQ-C). Journal of Rational - Emotive and Cognitive - Behavior Therapy, 35(1), 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10942-016-0236-0
Schut, D. M., & Boelen, P. A. (2017). The relative importance of rumination, experiential avoidance and mindfulness as predictors of depressive symptoms. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 6(1), 8-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcbs.2016.11.008
Djelantik, A. A. A. M. J., Smid, G. E., Kleber, R., & Boelen, P. (2017). Symptoms of prolonged grief, post-traumatic stress, and depression after loss in a Dutch community sample: A latent class analysis. Psychiatry Research, 247(January), 276-281. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2016.11.023
Lenferink, L. I. M., van Denderen, M. Y., de Keijser, J., Wessel, I., & Boelen, P. A. (2017). Prolonged grief and post-traumatic stress among relatives of missing persons and homicidally bereaved individuals: A comparative study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 209, 1-2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2016.11.012
Eisma, M. C., Boelen, P. A., Schut, H. A. W., & Stroebe, M. (2017). Does worry impact adjustment to bereavement? A longitudinal investigation. Anxiety, Stress & Coping, 30( 3), 243-252. https://doi.org/10.1080/10615806.2016.1229464

Professional publications

Boelen, P. A., & van den Bout, J. (2017). Protocollaire behandeling van persisterende complexe rouwstoornis: Exposure, cognitieve therapie en graduele gedragsactivering. In G. Keijsers, A. van Minnen, M. Verbraak, K. Hoogduin, & P. Emmelkamp (Eds.), Protocollaire behandelingen voor volwassenen met psychische klachten: Deel 2 Boom.

Other output

Buist, K. L., Verkaik, D., Spuij, M., & Boelen, P. A. (2017). Sibling relationships in families with and without parental cancer. Poster session presented at SRCD Biennal Meeting, Austin, United States.

2016

Scholarly publications

Boelen, P. A. (2016). Complexe rouw begrijpen en behandelen: en andere vraagstukken voor de psychotraumatologie. Boom. https://www.boompsychologie.nl/product/3533/Complexe-rouw-begrijpen-en-behandelen
Boelen, P. A. (2016). Complexe rouw begrijpen en behandelen (en andere vraagstukken voor de psychotraumatologie). Directieve therapie, 36(4), 245-263.
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/346932/Complexerouw.pdf?sequence=1
Spuij, M., & Boelen, P. A. (Accepted/In press). Diagnostiek en behandeling van vastlopende verliesverwerking. Kinder en jeugdpsychotherapie.
Spuij, M., de Keijser, J., Smid, G., & Boelen, P. A. (2016). Het Landelijk Centrum Traumatische Rouw: Een samenwerkingsverband om de zorg aan kinderen, jongeren en volwassenen in rouw te verbeteren. Kinder en jeugdpsychotherapie, 110-118.
Boelen, P. A., Reijntjes, A., J Djelantik, A. A. A. M., & Smid, G. E. (2016). Prolonged grief and depression after unnatural loss: Latent class analyses and cognitive correlates. Psychiatry Research, 240, 358-63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2016.04.012
Peri, T., Hasson-Ohayon, I., Garber, S., Tuval-Mashiach, R., & Boelen, P. A. (2016). Narrative reconstruction therapy for prolonged grief disorder-rationale and case study. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 7, Article 30687. https://doi.org/10.3402/ejpt.v7.30687
Boelen, P. A. (2016). Improving the understanding and treatment of complex grief: an important issue for psychotraumatology. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 7, Article 32609. https://doi.org/10.3402/ejpt.v7.32609
Maciejewski, P. K., Maercker, A., Boelen, P. A., & Prigerson, H. G. (2016). "Prolonged grief disorder" and "persistent complex bereavement disorder", but not "complicated grief", are one and the same diagnostic entity: an analysis of data from the Yale Bereavement Study. World Psychiatry, 15(3), 266-275. https://doi.org/10.1002/wps.20348
Huntjens, R. J. C., Wessel, I., Ostafin, B. D., Boelen, P. A., Behrens, F., & van Minnen, A. (2016). Trauma-related self-defining memories and future goals in Dissociative Identity Disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 87, 216-224. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brat.2016.10.002
Smid, G. E., & Boelen, P. A. (2016). Performance of Complicated Grief Criteria. American Journal of Psychiatry, 173(11), 1149-1149. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ajp.2016.16060704
Lenferink, L. I. M., Wessel, I., de Keijser, J., & Boelen, P. A. (2016). Cognitive behavioural therapy for psychopathology in relatives of missing persons: study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial. Pilot and Feasibility Studies. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-016-0055-1
Boelen, P. A., Reijntjes, A., & Smid, G. E. (2016). Concurrent and prospective associations of intolerance of uncertainty with symptoms of prolonged grief, posttraumatic stress, and depression after bereavement. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 41, 65-72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.janxdis.2016.03.004
van Denderen, M., de Keijser, J., Huisman, M., & Boelen, P. (2016). Prevalence and Correlates of Self-Rated Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Complicated Grief in a Community-Based Sample of Homicidally Bereaved Individuals. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 31(2), 207-227. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260514555368

Professional publications

Verkaik, D., Spuij, M., Mooren, T., van Baar, A. L., Kappeyne van de Coppello, C., & Boelen, P. A. (2016). Aanpassing in het gezin als een ouder kanker heeft: Over intra- en interpersoonlijke processen en het belang van voorbereid zijn. Kinder en jeugdpsychotherapie, 43(3), 31-48. https://www.uu.nl/sites/default/files/aanpassing-in-gezin-na-kanker-bij-ouder.pdf
Boelen, P. A., de Keijser, J., Spuij, M., & Smid, G. E. (2016). Het Landelijk Centrum Traumatische Rouw: Een nieuw initiatief voor het verbeteren van psychosociale hulp na verlies. Cogiscope, 16(3), 7-11.

Other output

Djelantik, A. A. A. M. J., Smid, G. E., Kleber, R. J., & Boelen, P. A. (2016). Symptoms of prolonged grief, post-traumatic stress, and depression after loss in a Dutch community sample: A latent class analysis. Paper presented at World Psychiatric Association International Congress (WPA) 2016, Cape Town, South Africa.
Spuij, M., & Boelen, P. A. (2016). Behandeleffecten van cognitieve gedragstherapie voor gecompliceerde rouw bij kinderen en jeugdigen. Paper presented at VGCT Najaarscongres, Veldhoven, Netherlands.
Boelen, P. A., & Spuij, M. (2016). Effecten van Cognitieve Gedragstherapie voor Gecompliceerde Rouw na traumatisch en niet-traumatisch verlies bij kinderen en jeugdigen. Paper presented at Voorjaarscongres NVvP, Maastricht, Netherlands.

2015

Scholarly publications

van Denderen, M., de Keijser, J., Kleen, M., & Boelen, P. A. (2015). Psychopathology Among Homicidally Bereaved Individuals: A Systematic Review. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse, 16(1), 70-80. https://doi.org/10.1177/1524838013515757
Boelen, P. A., van Denderen, M., & de Keijser, J. (2015). Prolonged Grief, Posttraumatic Stress, Anger, and Revenge Phenomena Following Homicidal Loss: The Role of Negative Cognitions and Avoidance Behaviors. Homicide Studies, 20(2), 177-195. https://doi.org/10.1177/1088767915580674
Boelen, P. A., de Keijser, J., & Smid, G. (2015). Cognitive-Behavioral Variables Mediate the Impact of Violent Loss on Post-Loss Psychopathology. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 7(4), 382-390. https://doi.org/10.1037/tra0000018
Boelen, P. A., & Eisma, M. C. (2015). Anxious and depressive avoidance behavior in post-loss psychopathology: a longitudinal study. Anxiety, Stress, and Coping : an International Journal, 28(5), 587-600. https://doi.org/10.1080/10615806.2015.1004054
Thibodeau, M. A., Carleton, R. N., McEvoy, P. M., Zvolensky, M. J., Brandt, C. P., Boelen, P. A., Mahoney, A. E. J., Deacon, B. J., & Asmundson, G. J. G. (2015). Developing scales measuring disorder-specific intolerance of uncertainty (DSIU): a new perspective on transdiagnostic. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 31(0), 49-57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.janxdis.2015.01.006
Boelen, P. A. (2015). Peritraumatic Distress and Dissociation in Prolonged Grief and Posttraumatic Stress Following Violent and Unexpected Deaths. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 16(5), 541-50. https://doi.org/10.1080/15299732.2015.1027841
Boelen, P. A. (2015). Optimism in prolonged grief and depression following loss: A three-wave longitudinal study. Psychiatry Research, 227(2-3), 313-317. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2015.03.009
Smid, G. E., Kleber, R. J., de la Rie, S. M., Bos, J. B. A., Gersons, B. P. R., & Boelen, P. A. (2015). Brief Eclectic Psychotherapy for Traumatic Grief (BEP-TG): toward integrated treatment of symptoms related to traumatic loss. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 6, Article 27324. https://doi.org/10.3402/ejpt.v6.27324
Spuij, M., Dekovic, M., & Boelen, P. A. (2015). An Open Trial of ‘Grief-Help’: A Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment for Prolonged Grief in Children and Adolescents: CBT for Childhood PGD. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 22(2), 185-192. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.1877
Eisma, M. C., Boelen, P. A., van den Bout, J., Stroebe, W., Schut, H. A. W., Lancee, J., & Stroebe, M. S. (2015). Internet-Based Exposure and Behavioral Activation for Complicated Grief and Rumination: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Behavior Therapy, 46(6), 729-748. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beth.2015.05.007
Eisma, M. C., Schut, H. A. W., Stroebe, M. S., Voerman, K. L., van den Bout, J., Stroebe, W., & Boelen, P. A. (2015). Psychopathology symptoms, rumination and autobiographical memory specificity: Do associations hold after bereavement? Applied Cognitive Psychology, 29(3), 478-484. https://doi.org/10.1002/acp.3120
Eisma, M., Rinck, M., Stroebe, M., Schut, H., Boelen, P., Stroebe, W., & van den Bout, J. (2015). Rumination and implicit avoidance following bereavement: An approach avoidance task investigation. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 47, 84-91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbtep.2014.11.010
Eisma, M. C., Schut, H. A. W., Stroebe, M., Boelen, P. A., van den Bout, J., & Stroebe, W. (2015). Adaptive and maladaptive rumination after loss: A three-wave longitudinal study. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 54(2), 163-80. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjc.12067

Popularising publications

Spuij, M., & Boelen, P. A. (2015). RouwHulp. NVO Bulletin, (01), 8.

Other output

Smid, G. E., Gersons, B., & Boelen, P. A. (2015). Brief Eclectic Psychotherapy for traumatic grief (BEP-TG). Paper presented at XIV Conference of European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Vilnius, Lithuania.
Hengst, S., Smid, G. E., & Boelen, P. A. (2015). Day patient treatment for traumatic grief following multiple loss: feasibility of individual grief-focused cognitive behavioral therapy embedded in a group-based treatment program. Paper presented at XIV Conference of European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2014

Scholarly publications

Spuij, M., & Boelen, P. (2014). Cognitieve herstructurering bij kinderen en jongeren met behulp van Rouwhulp: Een introductie van Rouwhulp. In J. Maes , & H. Modderman (Eds.), Handboek rouw, rouwbegeleiding, rouwtherapie: Tussen presentie en interventie (pp. 481-491). Witsand.
Boelen, P. (2014). Rouw vanuit cognitief gedragstherapeutisch perspectief: Theorie en Behandeling. In J. Maes, & H. Modderman (Eds.), Handboek rouw, rouwbegeleiding, rouwtherapie: Tussen presentie en interventie (pp. 267-280). Witsand.
Boelen, P. (2014). Gecompliceerde rouw in de DSM en ICD. In J. Maes , & H. Modderman (Eds.), Handboek rouw, rouwbegeleiding, rouwtherapie: Tussen presentie en interventie (pp. 107-122). Witsand.
Boelen, P., de Keijser, J., & Smid, G. (2014). Individuele gevolgen van traumatisch verlies: Rouw na de vliegramp Oekraïne. Cogiscope, 11(4), 19-25.
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/308701/703.pdf?sequence=1
van Denderen, M., de Keijser, J., Gerlsma, C., Huisman, M., & Boelen, P. A. (2014). Revenge and psychological adjustment after homicidal loss. Aggressive Behavior, 40(6), 504-11. https://doi.org/10.1002/ab.21543
Carleton, R. N., Duranceau, S., Freeston, M. H., Boelen, P. A., McCabe, R. E., & Antony, M. M. (2014). "But it might be a heart attack": intolerance of uncertainty and panic disorder symptoms. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 28(5), 463-470. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.janxdis.2014.04.006
Boelen, P. A., Reijntjes, A., & Carleton, R. N. (2014). Intolerance of Uncertainty and Adult Separation Anxiety. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 43(2), 133-144. https://doi.org/10.1080/16506073.2014.888755
Spuij, M., & Boelen, P. (2014). Cognitieve herstructurering bij kinderen en jongeren met behulp van Rouwhulp. In J. Maes , & H. Modderman (Eds.), Handboek Rouw, Rouwbegeleiding, Rouwtherapie: Tussen presentie en interventie (pp. 492-495). Witsand.
Spuij, M., & Boelen, P. (2014). Specifieke rouwzorg een aandachtspunt voor gedragswetenschappers of niet? Kind en adolescent, 35(4), 268-271. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12453-014-0065-9
Spuij, M., & Boelen, P. (2014). Gecompliceerde rouw bij kinderen en jongeren: meting en behandeling. Psychopraktijk, 6, 14-17. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13170-014-0069-4
Boelen, P. A., Huntjens, R. J. C., & van den Hout, M. A. (2014). Concurrent and prospective associations of habitual overgeneral memory and prospection with symptoms of depression, general anxiety, obsessive compulsiveness, and post-traumatic stress. Memory, 22(7), 747-758. https://doi.org/10.1080/09658211.2013.824985
Eisma, M. C., Stroebe, M., Schut, H. A. W., Van Den Bout, J., Boelen, P. A., & Stroebe, W. (2014). Development and psychometric evaluation of the Utrecht grief rumination scale. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 36(1), 165-176. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10862-013-9377-y
Eisma, M. C., Schut, H. A. W., Stroebe, M., van den Bout, J., Stroebe, W., & Boelen, P. A. (2014). Is rumination after bereavement linked with loss avoidance? Evidence from eye-tracking. PLoS One, 9(8), Article e104980. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0104980

Professional publications

Spuij, M., & Boelen, P. (2014). Kinderen en Rouw: Onderzoek en behandeling. Attent, 28(4), 32-33.
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/308702/Attent_nr_4_2014.pdf?sequence=1
Spuij, M., & Boelen, P. (2014). Cognitieve gedragstherapie bij kinderen en jongeren met gecompliceerde rouw: Een introductie van RouwHulp. In J. Maes, & H. Modderman (Eds.), Handboek Rouw, Rouwbegeleiding, Rouwtherapie: Tussen presentie en interventie (pp. 481-491). Witsand.

Other output

Boelen, P. A. (2014). Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Prolonged Grief and Posttraumatic Stress in Bereaved Children: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Paper presented at 44th European Association of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (EABCT), den Haag, Netherlands.
Boelen, P. A. (2014). Psychopathology following traumatic bereavement: Phenomenology and cognitive behavioural correlates. Paper presented at 44th Annual congress European Association of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (EABCT), The Hague, Netherlands.
Eisma, M., Stroebe, M., Schut, H., van den Bout, J., Stroebe, W., & Boelen, P. (2014). Rumination has adaptive and maladaptive effects on post-loss psychopathology: A longitudinal study. Poster session presented at 26th Annual Conference of Psychological Science, San Francisco, United States.
Boelen, P. (2014). Persistent Complex Bereavement Disorder: Nieuw in de DSM-5. 42ste Voorjaarscongres van de Nederlandse Vereniging voor Psychiatrie, Maastricht, Netherlands.
Eisma, M., Boelen, P., Schut, H., Stroebe, M., Stroebe, W., & van den Bout, J. (2014). Online therapeutic intervention in bereavement: Experiences from a pilot study. Paper presented at 10th International Conference on Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society, Hong Kong, China.
Boelen, P. (2014). Gecompliceerde rouw. Congres Landelijk Steunpunt Rouw: Tussen Presentie en Interventie, Amersfoort, Netherlands.
Eisma, M., Schut, H., Stroebe, M., Boelen, P., Stroebe, W., & van den Bout, J. (2014). Discerning adaptive and maladaptive components of rumination after bereavement: A three-wave longitudinal investigation. Paper presented at 10th International Conference on Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society, Hong Kong, China.

2013

Scholarly publications

Boelen, P. A., van den Hout, M. A., & van den Bout, J. (2013). Prolonged grief disorder: Cognitive–behavioral theory and therapy. In M. Stroebe, H. Schut, & J. van den Bout (Eds.), Complicated Grief: Scientific Foundations for Health Care Professionals (pp. 221-234). Taylor and Francis - Balkema. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203105115
Spuij, M., & Boelen, P. (2013). Diagnostiek en behandeling van stagnerende verliesverwerking bij kinderen en jongeren. Tijdschrift van de Vereniging voor Kinder- en Jeugdpsychotherapie, 4, 43-66.
Spuij, M., Prinzie, P., Dekovic, M., van den Bout, J., & Boelen, P. (2013). The effectiveness of Grief-Help, a cognitive behavioural treatment for prolonged grief in children: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 14, Article 14:395 . https://doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-14-395
Fetzner, M. G., Horswill, S. C., Boelen, P. A., & Carleton, R. N. (2013). Intolerance of uncertainty and PTSD: Exploring the construct relationship in a community sample with a heterogeneous trauma history. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 37, 725-734.
Boelen, P. A., & Lancee, J. (2013). Sleep difficulties are correlated with emotional problems following loss and residual symptoms of effective Prolonged Grief Disorder (PDG) treatment. Depression Research and Treatment, Article 739804. https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/739804
Yildirim, V., Boelen, P. A., & Derksen, J. J. L. (2013). MMPI-2 gebruik bij Turkse Nederlanders en het belang daarbij van aparte normen. GZ-Psychologie, 18-26.
Boelen, P. A., & Spuij, M. (2013). Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in bereaved children and adolescents: Factor structure and correlates. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 41, 1097-1108. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10802-013-9748-6
Spuij, M., & Boelen, P. A. (2013). Rouwen kinderen anders? Normale en gecompliceerde rouw bij kinderen. In W. Koops, B. Levering, & M. de Winter (Eds.), Lachen en huilen in ontwikkeling (pp. 81-94). SWP.
Boelen, P. A., & Prigerson, H. G. (2013). Prolonged Grief Disorder as a new diagnostic category in DSM-5. In M. S. Stroebe, H. Schut, & J. Van den Bout (Eds.), Complicated Grief: Scientific foundations for health care professional (pp. 85-98). Routledge.
Eisma, M. C., Stroebe, M. S., Schut, H. A. W., Stroebe, W., Boelen, P. A., & Van den Bout, J. (2013). Avoidance processes mediate the relationships between rumination and symptoms of complicated grief and depression after loss. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 122(4), 961-970. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0034051
Spuij, M., Van Londen-Huiberts, A., & Boelen, P. A. (2013). Cognitive-behavioral therapy for prolonged grief in children: Feasibility and multiple baseline study. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 20, 349-361.
Spuij, M., & Boelen, P. A. (2013). Rouwhulp: behandeling ter preventie van (dreigende) gecompliceerde rouw bij kinderen en adolescenten. In C. Braet, & S. Bögels (Eds.), Protocollaire behandelingen voor kinderen en adolescenten met psychische klachten. Deel 2 (pp. 201-228). Boom.
Boelen, P. A. (2013). Symptoms of Prolonged Grief, Depression, and Adult Separation Anxiety: Distinctiveness and Correlates. Psychiatry Research, 207, 68-72.
Boelen, P. A. (2013). De GZ-Psycholoog in de toekomst. GZ-Psychologie, 5, 24-25.

2012

Scholarly publications

Spuij, M., Reitz, E., Prinzie, P., Stikkelbroek, Y., de Roos, C., & Boelen, P. A. (2012). Distinctiveness of symptoms of prolonged grief, depression, and post-traumatic stress in bereaved children and adolescents. European child & adolescent psychiatry, 21(12), 673-679. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00787-012-0307-4
Eisma, M. C., Stroebe, M. S., Schut, H. A. W., Boelen, P. A., Van den Bout, J., & Stroebe, W. (2012). "Waarom is dit mij overkomen?": Ontwikkeling en validatie van de Utrechtse Rouw Ruminatie Schaal. Gedragstherapie, 45, 369-388.
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/386179/Eismaetal.2012Gedragstherapie.pdf?sequence=1
Spuij, M., & Boelen, P. A. (2012). Cognitive restructuring for childhood prolonged grief. In R. A. Neimeyer (Ed.), Techniques in grief therapy: Creative strategies for counseling the bereaved (pp. 142-146). Routledge.
Van den Bout, J., Boelen, P. A., & Kienhorst, C. W. M. (2012). Gecompliceerde rouw, PTSS, en traumatische rouw. In E. Vermetten, R. J. Kleber, & O. Van der Hart (Eds.), Handboek Posttraumatische stressstoornissen (pp. 753-762). De Tijdstroom.
Boelen, P. A., & Carleton, R. N. (2012). Intolerance of uncertainty, hypochondriacal concerns, obsessive compulsive symptoms, and worry. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 200, 208-213.
Boelen, P. A., & Prigerson, H. G. (2012). Commentary on the inclusion of Persistent Complex Bereavement-Related Disorder in DSM-5. Death Studies, 36, 771-794.
Spuij, M., Prinzie, P., Zijderlaan, J., Stikkelbroek, S., Dillen, L., de Roos, C., & Boelen, P. A. (2012). Psychometric Properties of the Dutch Inventors of Prolonged Grief for Children and Adolescents (IPG-C and IPG-A). Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 19, 540-551.
Boelen, P. A., Keijsers, L., & Van den Hout, M. A. (2012). Peritraumatic dissociation following loss: Latent structure and associations with psychopathology. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 200, 362-364.
Boelen, P. A. (2012). Variables mediating the linkage between loss-centrality and post-loss psychopathology. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 200, 801-806.
Boelen, P. A. (2012). A prospective examination of the association between the centrality of a loss and post-loss psychopathology. Journal of Affective Disorders, 137, 117-124.
Boelen, P. A., & Keijsers, L. (2012). Een "Cross-Lagged" analyse van de Relatie tussen Rumineren en Symptomen van Gecompliceerde Rouw. Gedragstherapie, 45, 21-30.
Van de Schoot, R., Hoijtink, H. J. A., Hallquist, M. N., & Boelen, P. A. (2012). Bayesian Evaluation of inequality-constrained Hypotheses in SEM Models using Mplus. Structural Equation Modeling, 19(4), 593-609. https://doi.org/10.1080/10705511.2012.713267
Boelen, P. A., Keijsers, L., & Van den Hout, M. A. (2012). The role of self-concept clarity in Prolonged Grief Disorder. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 200, 56-62.
Geenen, R., Newman, S., Bossema, E. R., Vriezekolk, J. E., & Boelen, P. A. (2012). Psychological interventions for patients with rheumatic diseases and anxiety or depression. Best Practice & Research in Clinical Rheumatology, 26, 305-319.

Professional publications

Boelen, P. A., & Van den Bout, J. (2012). Changing catastrophic misinterpretations with behavioral experiments. In R. A. Neimeyer (Ed.), Techniques in grief therapy: Creative strategies for counseling the bereaved (pp. 125-128). Routledge.

Other output

Eisma, M. C., Schut, H. A. W., Stroebe, W., Harrold, M. S., van den Bout, J., & Boelen, P. A. (2012). Ruminatie na de dood van een dierbare: vermijding of confrontatie? . VGCT Najaarscongres, Veldhoven, Netherlands.

2011

Scholarly publications

Boelen, P. A., & Klugkist, I. (2011). Cognitive behavioral variables mediate the associations of neuroticism and attachment insecurity with Prolonged Grief Disorder severity. Anxiety, Stress and Coping, 24(3), 291-307. https://doi.org/10.1080/10615806.2010.527335
Spuij, M., Prinzie, P., Zijderlaan, J., Stikkelbroek, Y., Dillen, L., de Roos, C., & Boelen, P. A. (2011). Psychometric properties of the Dutch Inventories of Prolonged Grief for Children and Adolescents. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 19(6), 540-51. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.765
Boelen, P. A. (2011). Personal goals and prolonged grief disorder symptoms among bereaved people. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 439-444.
Spuij, M., van Londen-Huiberts, A., & Boelen, P. A. (2011). Rouw en verliesverwerking. In M. Taal, & C. Poleij (Eds.), Interventies in het onderwijs: werken aan goede verhoudingen (pp. 177-201). Boom Lemma.
Shear, M. K., & Boelen, P. A. (2011). Treating Complicated Grief: Converging approaches. In R. A. Neimeyer, D. L. Harris, H. R. Winokuer, & G. F. Thornton (Eds.), Grief and bereavement in contemporary society: Bridging research and practice. (pp. 139-163). Routledge.
Newson, R. S., Boelen, P. A., Hek, K., Hofman, A., & Tiemeier, H. (2011). The prevalence and characteristics of complicated grief in older adults. Journal of Affective Disorders, 132, 231-238.
Reijntjes, A. H. A., Kamphuis, J. H., Prinzie, P., Boelen, P. A., van der Schoot, M., & Telch, M. J. (2011). Prospective linkages between peer victimization and externalizing problems in children: A meta-analysis. Aggressive Behavior, 37, 215-222. https://doi.org/10.1002/ab.20374
Reijntjes, A. H. A., Thomaes, S. C. E., Boelen, P. A., van der Schoot, M., Orobio de Castro, B., & Telch, M. J. (2011). Delighted when approved by others, to pieces when rejected: Children’s social anxiety magnifies the linkage between self- and other-evaluations. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 52(7), 774-781. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7610.2010.02325.x
Boelen, P. A., De Keijser, J., Van den Hout, M. A., & Van den Bout, J. (2011). Factors associated with outcome of cognitive behavioral therapy for complicated grief: A preliminary study. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 18, 284-291.
Boelen, P. A., & Klugkist, I. G. (2011). Cognitive behavioural variables mediate the associations of neuroticism and attachment insecurity with Prolonged Grief Disorder severity. Anxiety, Stress & Coping, 24, 291-307.
Boelen, P. A., & Van den Bout, J. (2011). Protocollaire behandeling van gecompliceerde rouw. In G. Keijsers, A. van Minnen, & K. Hoogduin (Eds.), Protocollaire behandelingen van volwassenen met psychische klachten. (pp. 341-377). Boom.

Other output

Boelen, P. A. (2011). Protocollaire behandeling van gecompliceerde rouw: Exposure, cognitieve therapie, en activering.. Paper presented at Presentatie gehouden tijdens het symposium "Protocollaire behandelingen voor volwassenen met psychische klachten" Cure & Care Development, Maarssen.
Eisma, M. C., Stroebe, M. S., Schut, H. A. W., Boelen, P. A., Van den Bout, J., & Stroebe, W. (2011). Rationale and description of the development of a scale to measure rumination in bereavement.. Abstract from Presentation in Program and Abstract book of the first ARPH conference., Lunteren, The Netherlands.

2010

Scholarly publications

Boelen, P. A. (2010). A sense of "unrealness" about the death of a loved-one: An exploratory study of its role in emotional complications among bereaved individuals. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 24, 238-241.
Boelen, P. A., Huntjens, R. J. C., van Deursen, D. S., & Van den Hout, M. A. (2010). Autobiographical memory specificity and symptoms of complicated grief, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder following loss. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 41, 331-337.
Boelen, P. A., & Van den Bout, J. (2010). Anxious and depressive avoidance and symptoms of prolonged grief, depression, and posttraumatic stress-disorder. Psychologica Belgica, 50, 49-67.
Boelen, P. A. (2010). Intolerance of uncertainty and emotional distress following the death of a loved one. Anxiety, stress, & coping, 23, 463-470.
Reijntjes, A. H. A., Thomaes, S., Bushman, B. J., Boelen, P. A., Orobio de Castro, B., & Telch, M. J. (2010). The outcast-lash-out effect in youth: Alienation increases aggression following peer rejection. Psychological Science, 21, 1394-1398. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797610381509
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/385891/0956797610381509.pdf?sequence=1
Boelen, P. A., Van den Bout, J., & Van den Hout, M. A. (2010). A prospective examination of catastrophic misinterpretations and experiential avoidance in emotional distress following loss. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 298, 252-257.
Boelen, P. A., & Van den Hout, M. A. (2010). Inclusion of other in self and break-up related grief following relationship dissolution. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 15, 534-548.
Boelen, P. A., Van de Schoot, R., Van den Hout, M. A., de Keijser, J., & Van den Bout, J. (2010). Prolonged grief disorder, depression, and posttraumatic stress-disorder and distinguishable syndromes. Journal of Affective Disorders, 125(1-3), 374-378. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2010.01.076
Boelen, P. A., & Van den Bout, J. (2010). Therapeutische rituale in der kognitiven verhaltenstherapie bei komplizierter trauer. In O. van der Hart (Ed.), Abscheidsrituale. Lernen, leichter loszulassen (pp. 171-188). Junfermann.
Boelen, P. A., Vrinssen, I., & van Tulder, F. (2010). Intolerance of uncertainty in adolescent: Correlations with worry, social anxiety, and depression. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 198, 194-200.

Professional publications

Van der Hart, O., & Boelen, P. A. (2010). Therapeutische abscheidsrituale in der behandlung problematische trauer: Eine integration. In O. van der Hart (Ed.), Abscheidsrituale. Lernen, leichter loszulassen Junfermann.

2009

Scholarly publications

Boelen, P. A., & Hoijtink, H. J. A. (2009). An item response theory analysis of a measure of complicated grief. Death Studies, 33, 101-129.
Holland, J. M., Neimeyer, R. A., Boelen, P. A., & Prigerson, H. G. (2009). The underlying structure of grief: A taxometric investigation of prolonged and normal reactions to loss. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 31, 190-201.
Boelen, P. A., & Reijntjes, A. H. A. (2009). Intolerance of uncertainty and social anxiety. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23, 130-135.
Boelen, P., Salemink, E., & van der Heiden, C. (2009). Cognitieve therapie bij angststoornissen. In Leerboek psychotherapie (pp. 613-626). Tijdstroom.
Boelen, P. A. (2009). The Centrality of a loss and its role in emotional problems among bereaved people. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 47, 616-622.
Prigerson, H. G., Horowitz, M. J., Jacobs, S. C., Parkes, C. M., Aslan, M., Goodkin, K., Raphael, B., Marwit, S. J., Wortman, C., Neimeyer, R., Bonanno, G. A., Block, S. D., Kissane, D., Boelen, P. A., Maercker, A., Litz, B. D. W., Johnson, J. G., First, M. B., & Maciejewski, P. K. (2009). Prolonged grief disorder: Psychometric validdation of criteria proposed for DSM-V abd UCD-11. PLoS Medicine, 6(8), Article e1000121. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1000121
Boelen, P. A., & Reijntjes, A. H. A. (2009). Negative cognitions in emotional problems following romantic relationship break-ups. Stress and Health, 25, 11-19.

Professional publications

Spuij, M., & Boelen, P. A. (2009). Rouwhulp bij kinderen. Magazine, 52, 8-11.
Spuij, M., & Boelen, P. A. (2009). Reactie op Van der Doefs "DSM als paard van Troje?". Pedagogiek in Praktijk, 52, 20-21.

2008

Scholarly publications

Hoijtink, H. J. A., Klugkist, I. G., & Boelen, P. A. (2008). Bayesian evaluation of informative hypotheses. Springer.
Boelen, P. A., & Reijntjes, A. H. A. (2008). Measuring experiential avoidance: Reliability and validity of the Dutch 9-item Acceptance and Action Questionnaire (AAQ). Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 30, 241-251.
Hoijtink, H. J. A., Klugkist, I. G., & Boelen, P. A. (2008). An introduction to Bayesian evaluation of informative hypotheses. In H. J. A. Hoijtink, I. G. Klugkist, & P. A. Boelen (Eds.), Bayesian Evaluation of Informative Hypotheses (pp. 1-6). Springer.
Boelen, P. A., & Van den Hout, M. A. (2008). The role of threatening misinterpretations and avoidance in emotional problems after loss. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 36, 71-88.
Boelen, P. A., & Huntjens, R. J. C. (2008). Intrusive images in grief: An exploratory study. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 15, 217-226.
Boelen, P. A., Van den Hout, M. A., & Van den Bout, J. (2008). The factor structure of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms among bereaved individuals: A confirmatory factor analysis study. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 22, 1377-1383.
Boelen, P. A., & Hoijtink, H. J. A. (2008). Illustrative psychological data and hypotheses for Bayesian Inequality Constrained Analysis of Variance. In H. J. A. Hoijtink, I. G. Klugkist, & P. A. Boelen (Eds.), Bayesian Evaluation of Informative Hypotheses (pp. 7-26). Springer.
Boelen, P. A., & Van den Bout, J. (2008). Complicated grief and uncomplicated grief are distinguishable constructs. Psychiatry Research, 157, 311-314.
Boelen, P. A., & Spuij, M. (2008). Negative cognitions in loss-related emotional distress in adolescent girls: A preliminary study. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 13, 441-449.
Spuij, M., Stikkelbroek, Y. A. J., Goudena, P. P., & Boelen, P. A. (2008). Rouw en verliesverwerking door jeugdigen. Kind & Adolescent, 29, 80-93.
Hoijtink, H. J. A., Huntjens, R. J. C., Reijntjes, A. H. A., Kuiper, R. M., & Boelen, P. A. (2008). An evaluation of Bayesian Inequality Constrained Analysis of Variance. In H. J. A. Hoijtink, I. G. Klugkist, & P. A. Boelen (Eds.), Bayesian Evaluation of Informative Hypothesis (pp. 85-111). Springer.

Professional publications

Boelen, P. A. (2008). Cognitive behaviour therapy for complicated grief. Bereavement Care, 27, 27-30.

2007

Scholarly publications

Stroebe, M., Boelen, P. A., van den Hout, M. A., Stroebe, W., Salemink, E., & van den Bout, J. (2007). Ruminative coping as avoidance: A reinterpretation of its function in adjustment to bereavement. Archiv fur Psychiatrie und Nervenkrankheiten, 257, 462-472. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00406-007-0746-y
Boelen, P. A. (2007). Psychometric properties of the Dutch version of the Automatic Thoughts Questionnaire-Possitive. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 36, 23-33.
Boelen, P. A., & Prigerson, H. (2007). The influence of symptoms of prolonged grief disorder, depression, and anxiety on quality of life among bereaved adults: a prospective study. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 257, 462-472.
Boelen, P. A., de Keijser, J., Van den Hout, M. A., & Van den Bout, J. (2007). Treatment of Complicated Grief: A comparison between cognitive behavioral therapy and supportive counseling. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 75, 277-284.
Boelen, P. A., & Baars, L. Y. (2007). Psychometric properties of the Belief Scale, a measure of irrational thinking. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 23, 133-140.
Boelen, P. A., & Van den Bout, J. (2007). Examination of the consensus and refined criteria for complicated grief. Death Studies, 31, 155-164.
Boelen, P. A. (2007). De Rouw Cognitie Vragenlijst (RCV). Gedragstherapie, 40, 201-216.
Stroebe, M. S., Boelen, P. A., Van den Hout, M. A., Stroebe, W., Salemink, E., & Van den Bout, J. (2007). Ruminative coping as avoidance: A reinterpretation of its function in adjustment to bereavement. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 257, 462-472. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00406-007-0746-y

Professional publications

Boelen, P. A., & Van den Bout, J. (2007). Cognitieve gedragstherapie. In A. M. Pot, Y. Kuin, & M. T. Vink (Eds.), Handboek Ouderenpsychologie (pp. 329-341). De Tijdstroom.
Van den Bout, J., Boelen, P. A., & Arntz, A. (2007). Cognitieve therapie bij complexe traumagerelateerde problematiek. In P. Aarts, & W. D. Visser (Eds.), Trauma: diagnostiek en behandeling - Tweede geheel herziene druk (pp. 213-230). Bohn Stafleu van Loghum.
Van den Bout, J., & Boelen, P. A. (2007). Rouw. In A. M. Pot, Y. Kuin, & M. Vink (Eds.), Handboek Ouderenpsychologie (pp. 191-209). De Tijdstroom.
Van den Hout, M. A., & Boelen, P. A. (2007). Theorieën beschouwd. In H. T. van der Molen, S. Perreijn, & M. A. van den Hout (Eds.), Klinische psychologie. theorieën en psychopathologie (pp. 337-356). Wolters-Noordhoff.
Boelen, P. A. (2007). Cognitieve gedragstherapie voor gecompliceerde rouw. In J. Maes (Ed.), Leven met gemis. Handboek over rouw, rouwbegeleiding en rouwtherapie (pp. 149-163). Zorg saam.

2006

Scholarly publications

Boelen, P. A., Van den Hout, M. A., & Van den Bout, J. (2006). A cognitive-behavioral conceptualization of complicated grief. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 13, 109-128.
Van den Hout, M. A., & Boelen, P. A. (2006). Theoriën beschouwd. In H. T. van der Molen, S. Perreijn, & M. A. van den Hout (Eds.), Klinische psychologie (pp. 337-355). Wolters-Noordhoff.
Boelen, P. A., Van den Bout, J., & Van den Hout, M. A. (2006). Negative cognitions and avoidance in emotional problems after bereavement: A prospective study. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 44, 1657-1672.
Schut, H. A. W., Stroebe, M. S., Boelen, P. A., & Zijerveld, A. M. (2006). Continuing relationships with the deceased: Disentangling bonds and grief. Death Studies, 30(8), 757-766. https://doi.org/10.1080/07481180600850666
Boelen, P. A., Stroebe, M. S., Schut, H. A. W., & Zijerveld, A. M. (2006). Continuing bonds and grief: A prospective analysis. Death Studies, 30(8), 767-776. https://doi.org/10.1080/07481180600852936

2005

Scholarly publications

Boelen, P. A. (2005). Complicated grief: Assessment, Theory and treatment. [Doctoral thesis 1 (Research UU / Graduation UU), Utrecht University].
Boelen, P. A. (2005). Rouwbegeleiding. Drie methodische vormen en belangrijke uitgangspunten. In J. van den Bout, P. A. Boelen, J. Enklaar, M. Klaassen, & R. Bruntink (Eds.), Handboek Sterven, Uitvaart en Rouw (pp. IV 3.1-1-IV 3.1-21). Elsevier Gezondheidszorg.
Boelen, P. A., & Van den Bout, J. (2005). Complicated grief, depression, and anxiety as distinct post-loss syndromes: A confirmatory factor analysis study. American Journal of Psychiatry, 162, 2175-2177.
Boelen, P. A., & Lensvelt-Mulders, G. J. L. M. (2005). Psychometric properties of the Grief Cognitions Questionnaire (GCQ). Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 27(4), 291-303.

2004

Scholarly publications

Boelen, P. A., Kip, J. J., Voorsluijs, J. J., & Van den Bout, J. (2004). Irrational beliefs and basic assumptions in bereaved university students: A comparison study. Journal of Rational-Emotive and Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, 22, 111-129.
Boelen, P. A. (2004). Gecompliceerde rouw: Diagnostische criteria, differentiele diagnostiek en meting. In J. van den Bout, P. A. Boelen, J. Enklaar, M. Klaassen, & R. Bruntink (Eds.), Handboek Sterven, Uitvaart en Rouw (pp. IV2.4-1-24). Elsevier Gezondheidszorg.
Van den Bout, J., Boelen, P. A., Enklaar, J., Klaassen, M. R. J., & Bruntink, R. (2004). Handboek Sterven, Uitvaart en Rouw. Elsevier Gezondheidszorg.
Boelen, P. A., & Baars, L. Y. P. (2004). Twee studies naar psychometrische eigenschappen en normgegevens van de Belief Scale. Gedragstherapie, 37, 275-292.

2003

Scholarly publications

Boelen, P. A., & Van den Bout, J. (2003). Gender differences in traumatic grief symptom severity after the loss of a spouse. Omega : journal of death and dying, 46, 183-198.
Boelen, P. A., Van den Bout, J., & Van den Hout, M. A. (2003). The role of cognitive variables in psychological functioning after the death of a first degree relative. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 41, 1123-1136.
Boelen, P. A., & Van den Bout, J. (2003). Therapeutische rituelen in cognitieve gedragstherapie bij gecompliceerde rouw. In O. van der Hart (Ed.), Afscheidsrituelen - Achterblijven en verdergaan. (pp. 165-180). Swets & Zeitlinger.
Boelen, P. A., Van den Bout, J., de Keijser, J., & Hoijtink, H. J. A. (2003). Reliability and validity of the Dutch version of the inventory of traumatic grief (ITG). Death Studies, 27, 227-247.
Boelen, P. A., Van den Bout, J., & Van den Hout, M. A. (2003). De rol van negatieve cognities bij gecompliceerde rouw: een correlationele studie. Gedragstherapie, 36, 179-195.
Rijkeboer, M. M., & Boelen, P. A. (2003). Diagnostiek van cognities en schema's. In E. H. M. Eurelings-Bontekoe, & W. M. Snellen (Eds.), Dynamische persoonlijkheidsdiagnostiek (pp. 381-422). Swets & Zeitlinger.
Walen, S., DiGiuseppe, R., Dryden, W., Kienhorst, C. W. M., Boelen, P. A., & Van den Bout, J. (2003). Theorie en praktijk van de Rationeel-Emotieve Therapie (2e editie). Elsevier.
Boelen, P. A. (2003). De effectiviteit van psychotherapeutische en medicamenteuze behandelingen voor problematische rouw: Een overzicht. In J. van den Bout, P. A. Boelen, J. Enklaar, P. Kievit, M. Klaassen, & E. van der Veen (Eds.), Handboek Sterven, Uitvaart en Rouw (pp. IV2.2-1-24). Elsevier Gezondheidszorg.
Boelen, P. A., Van den Bout, J., & Van den Hout, M. A. (2003). The role of negative interpretations of grief reactions in emotional problems after bereavement. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 34, 225-238.
Boelen, P. A., Van den Bout, J., & de Keijser, J. (2003). Traumatic grief as a disorder distinct from bereavement-related depression and anxiety: A replication study with bereaved mental health care patients. American Journal of Psychiatry, 160, 1337-1338.

Professional publications

Van der Hart, O., & Boelen, P. A. (2003). Afscheidsrituelen in de behandeling van de problematische rouw: Een integratie. In O. van der Hart (Ed.), Afscheidsrituelen in psychotherapie (pp. 221-235). Swets & Zeitlinger.

2002

Scholarly publications

Boelen, P. A., & Van den Bout, J. (2002). Positive thinking in bereavement: is it related to depression, anxiety or grief symptomatology? Psychological Reports, 91, 857-863.
Boelen, P. A., Van den Bout, J., & Kienhorst, C. W. M. (2002). De problematiek en begeleiding van achterblijvers van langdurig vermisten. In J. van den Bout, P. A. Boelen, J. Enklaar, & M. Klaassen (Eds.), Handboek Sterven, Uitvaart en Rouw (pp. 1-26). Elsevier.
Boelen, P. A., Van den Bout, J., & van der Ploeg, E. (2002). Psychometrische eigenschappen van de Nederlandse versie van de Automatic Thought Questionnaire-Positive (ATC-P). Gedragstherapie, 35, 269-284.

Professional publications

Boelen, P. A., & Rijkeboer, M. M. (2002). Over gebeurtenissen van toen en problemen van nu. Directieve Therapie, 22, 311-322.
Boelen, P. A., Huiskes, C. J. A. E., & Kienhorst, C. W. M. (2002). Rouw. In E. Fraterman, & T. van Gils (Eds.), Rouwgroepen; een handleiding voor begeleiders (pp. 13-58). LSR/NIZW.

2001

Scholarly publications

Boelen, P. A., de Keijser, J., & Van den Bout, J. (2001). Psychometrische eigenschappen van de Rouw VragenLijst (RVL). Gedrag en Gezondheid, 29, 172-185.
Boelen, P. A. (2001). Ik denk het, dus ik zal het doen. Cognitieve gedragstherapie bij een jongeman met obsessies. Gedragstherapie, 34, 111-133.
Walen, S., DiGiuseppe, R., Dryden, W., Kienhorst, C. W. M., Van den Bout, J., & Boelen, P. A. (2001). Theorie en praktijk van de Rationeel-Emotieve Therapie. Elsevier.
Boelen, P. A., Van den Bout, J., & de Keijser, J. (2001). Behandelingsstrategieën bij gecompliceerde rouw en verliesverwerking. (3e druk ed.) Bohn Stafleu van Loghum.
Van der Hart, O., & Boelen, P. A. (2001). De behandeling van rouwproblematiek met therapeutische afscheidsrituelen. In J. van den Bout, P. A. Boelen, J. Enklaar, M. Klaassen, P. Kievit, & E. van der Veen (Eds.), Handboek sterven, uitvaart en rouw (pp. III 7.4-1-II 7.4-26). Elsevier Gezondheidszorg.
Van der Hart, O., & Boelen, P. A. (2001). De behandeling van gecompliceerde rouw met therapeutische afscheidsrituelen. In J. van den Bout, P. A. Boelen, J. Enklaar, P. Kievit, M. Klaassen, & E. van der Veen (Eds.), Handboek Sterven, uitvaart en rouw (pp. IV 2.1-IV 2.19). Elsevier.
Boelen, P. A., & Fournier, M. (2001). De Belief Scale: een korte vragenlijst voor het meten van irrationele cognities. Gedragstherapie, 34, 55-66.

2000

Professional publications

Boelen, P. A., Van den Bout, J., & de Keijser, J. (2000). De cognitief-gedragstherapeutische behandeling van gecompliceerde rouw. In J. van den Bout, J. Enklaar, M. Klaassen, S. Teunissen, & E. van der Veen (Eds.), Handboek Sterven, Uitvaart en Rouw. Elsevier/De Tijdstroom.

1999

Professional publications

Van den Bout, J., Boelen, P. A., & Arntz, A. (1999). Cognitieve therapie bij traumagerelateerde problematiek. In P. Aarts, & W. D. Visser (Eds.), Trauma: Diagnostiek en behandeling (pp. 273-288). Bohn Stafleu van Loghum.
Van den Bout, J., Boelen, P. A., & de Keijser, J. (1999). Behandelingstrategieën bij gecompliceerde rouw en verliesverwerking. Bohn Stafleu van Loghum.
Boelen, P. A., Huiskes, C. J. A. E., & Kienhorst, C. W. M. (1999). Rouw en rouwbegeleiding. NIZW/LSR.
Boelen, P. A., de Keijser, J., & Van den Bout, J. (1999). Determinanten van rouw. In J. van den Bout, J. Enklaar, M. Klaassen, S. Teunissen, & E. van der Veen (Eds.), Handboek sterven, uitvaart en rouw. (pp. 1-19). Elsevier/De Tijdstroom.
Kienhorst, C. W. M., Boelen, P. A., & Huiskes, C. J. A. E. (1999). Rouw. NIZW/LSR.
Boelen, P. A., & Van den Bout, J. (1999). Theorie en behandeling van gecompliceerde rouw vanuit een cognitief-gedragstherapeutisch perspectief: Vermijding, emotie en cognitie. Gedragstherapie, 32, 239-270.

1998

Professional publications

Boelen, P. A., Van den Bout, J., & de Keijser, J. (1998). Cognitieve therapie en exposure bij gecompliceerde rouw. In J. van den Bout, P. A. Boelen, & J. de Keijser (Eds.), Behandelingsstrategieen bij gecompliceerde rouw en verliesverwerking (pp. 70-94). Bohn Stafleu van Loghum.
Boelen, P. A., de Keijser, J., & Van den Bout, J. (1998). Factoren die het ontstaan en beloop van gecompliceerde rouw beeinvloeden. In J. van den Bout, P. A. Boelen, & J. de Keijser (Eds.), Behandelingsstrategieen bij gecompliceerde rouw en verliesverwerking (pp. 43-58). Bohn Stafleu van Loghum.
de Keijser, J., Boelen, P. A., & Van den Bout, J. (1998). Schrijfopdrachten, therapeutische rituelen, systeeminterventies, creatieve therapie en andere interventies. In J. van den Bout, P. A. Boelen, & J. de Keijser (Eds.), Behandelingsstrategieen bij gecompliceerde rouw en verliesverwerking (pp. 95-113). Bohn Stafleu van Loghum.
de Keijser, J., Van den Bout, J., Kleber, R. J., Boelen, P. A., & Hopmans, R. (1998). Lotgenotencontact en begeleiding bij verliesverwerking. In J. van den Bout, P. A. Boelen, & J. de Keijser (Eds.), Behandelingsstrategieen bij gecompliceerde rouw en verliesverwerking (pp. 59-69). Bohn Stafleu van Loghum.
Van den Bout, J., Boelen, P. A., & de Keijser, J. (1998). Rouw. In J. van den Bout, P. A. Boelen, & J. de Keijser (Eds.), Behandelingsstrategieen bij gecompliceerde rouw en verliesverwerking (pp. 1-16). Bohn Stafleu van Loghum.
de Keijser, J., Van den Bout, J., & Boelen, P. A. (1998). Gecompliceerde rouw: klinisch beeld, classificatie en diagnostiek. In J. van den Bout, P. A. Boelen, & J. de Keijser (Eds.), Behandelingsstrategieen bij gecompliceerde rouw en verliesverwerking (pp. 26-42). Bohn Stafleu van Loghum.
Van den Bout, J., Boelen, P. A., & de Keijser, J. (1998). Behandelingsstrategieen bij gecompliceerde rouw en verliesverwerking. Bohn Stafleu van Loghum.