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Prof. dr. E.M.W.J. (Lisbeth) Utens

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Programme group: Developmental psychopathology

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 127
Postal address
  • Postbus 15776
    1001 NG Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Profile

    Lisbeth Utens is professor by special appointment of Cognitive behavioural therapy for children and adolescents at the University of Amsterdam.

  • Curriculum vitae

    Academic education and degree

     
    2017 Professor by special appointment of Cognitive behavioural therapy for children and adolescents, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, University of Amsterdam
    2016 Clinical psychologist, academic centre of child psychiatry, The Bascule, Amsterdam.
    2010 Associate professor, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Medical Faculty
    1989 Erasmus University Rotterdam, Medical Faculty, Ph.D.
    1983 Catholic University Brabant, Psychology, M.Sc.
    Honors

    Cum laude M.Sc. Psychology, 1983

    Cum laude, Gymnasium 1978

    Royal award: Officer in the Order of  Orange Nassau (for societal impact of work), 2020

     

    Doctorate

     
    University Erasmus University Rotterdam, dept. of Medical Psychology
    Date 15 - 02 - 1989
    Supervisors Promotores: prof. F. Verhage, psychologist, prof.dr. E. Bos, cardiothoracic surgeon.
    Title of thesis Evaluation of a preoperative educational program for coronary bypass patients: a randomized case control study. (Voorlichting aan hartchirurgische patiënten. Een gerandomizeerd gecontroleerd interventie-onderzoek).

     

    Research activities

    Brief summary

    • Anxiety, OCD, tic disorders and misophonia in children/adolescents, development/translation evidenced based treatment protocols
    • Psychosocial aspects in children and adults with congenital heart disease (10, 20, 30 year follow-up / RCTs)
    • Psychosocial aspects of inflammatory bowel disease, meningococcal septic shock, cystic fybrosis, HIV, traumatic brain injury, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, short bowel syndrome and impact of pediatric anesthesia(research/thesis supervision)

    13 PhD Theses completed Utens co-promotor/supervision

    H-index Web of Sience: 35

    Publication list: 176 international peer reviewed articles.

     

    Memberships

    International memberships

    2014                     Ordinary member European Association of Paediatric Cardiology (AEPC)

    2010                     Member of the International Society Adult Congenital Heart Disease Psychology Section

    2008                     Member of the steering committee of the Psychosocial Working Group of the AEPC

    2008                     Advisory board member of CORIENCE, European platform Congenital Heart Disease

    2011                     Member ISACHD International Society Adult Congenital Heart Disease

    2013-2019           Chair Pediatric Psychology Network, the Netherlands

    2014-2019           Member of the European Association Pediatric Cardiology, ordinary member

    National memberships

    2019-present         Dutch Association Anxiety OCD and Phobia (ADF), board member

    2017-present         Dutch Association Cognitive Behavior Therapy, also member congress committee

    2013-2020              Chair Pediatric Psychology Network Netherlands, member since 2010

    2004-2020              National Organization Medical Psychologists (LVMP)

    1984-present         Netherlands Institution of Psychologists

            

    Teaching activities

     
    Managing/coordinating  
    1996 - present Supervising 6 at present psychology PhD students (CR, AH, SvO,MM, JH, MvD; 13 completed, promotor)
    2002 - present Supervising psychology master students (9 master research theses, and as co-therapists during psychotherapeutic treatment of children with anxiety disorders, >7).
    2002 - present Supervising and training health- and clinical psychologists in CBT protocols for children with anxiety disorders and inflammatory bowel disease.
    2014 - present Supervising clinical psychologists in training in their research projects (2 Rotterdam, 1 Amsterdam)
    Developing Education courses  
    For the Bascule  
    2017 - present Education for psychiatrist in training on childhood anxiety
    For Erasmus MC  
    2010 - present Minoren-onderwijs congenital defects, medical bachelor students, 2 hour session, 0.5 ECT Theme: Psychological treatment and research into patients with congenital heart disease
    2009 - present Minoren-onderwijs congenital heart disease, medical bachelor students. 3 hour session/year: 0.75 ECT. Psychosocial functioning of children/adolescents with congenital heart disease
    2007 - present Post graduate course (PAOK),  for pediatricians, 0.5 session hour/year. Theme: Quality of life in congenital heart disease patients
    2004 - present  COEUR PhD course, dept. of Cardiology, Erasmus University, 0,5-1 hour/year. 0.25 ECT. Theme: psychological aspects of congenital heart disease
    1989 - 2006 Supervising medical bachelor students writing theses (2e jaars keuze-onderwijs). 3 weeks, 21 hours/year. 5.22 ECT
    Developing for external institutions  
    2008 - 2015 Free-lance teacher psychotherapy educational specialization, RINO groep Utrecht. Theme: childhood anxiety disorders, 7 or 14 hours/year
    2006 - present Training school counsellors, school psychologists and prevention workers, implementing a cognitive behavioural programme (FRIENDS and FUN FRIENDS) in classrooms to prevent anxiety and depression in children.  3 hours sessions, > 10 times.
    Lecturing Erasmus University/Bascule

     

    2017-2018 Supervising child-psychiatrist in training into cognitive behavioral therapy
    2008 - present Supervising psychologists, specializing to become Health Psychologist or Clinical Psychologist. 1 hour/week supervision each. From 2016 onward also on the Bascule
    1989 - present Vaardigheden onderwijs: childhood development/ psychopathology, medical bachelor students, Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2 x 2 hour sessions/year.  2 x 2 SBU’s .
    1984 - 1989 Practicum Klinische Vaardigheden: teaching communication skills, medical master students Dept. of Medical Psychology. 10 weeks, 3 hours /week, yearly. 7,5 ECT
    Lecturing UvA / Bascule

     

    2018-present

    Lectures for education Child psychiatrist (maand referaat):  1 /2  per year

    2018-present Yearly 2-hour lecture bachelor students on anxiety disorders, POW-UvA
    2017-present

    3-hour lecture on treating (CBT) anxiety disorders and OCD, master students POW-UvA

    yearly 3-hour lecture on anxiety for child psychiatrist in training, (Triversum-Bascule)

    Basic Teaching qualification

     

    2010 Teach-the-teacher training for associated professors (BKO) Erasmus University

    Training

    2017                       Registration Cognitive Behavioral Therapist Dutch Association Cognitive Behavior

    2006                       Registration Clinical Psychologist FGZP/BIG                                                   

    2005                       Registration Medical Psychologist  LVMP

    2002                       Registration Child and Adolescent Psychologist Specialist NIP

    1999                       Registration Health Psychologist, NIP

    1992                       Registration Psychodiagnostics, NIP

    1989-1991             Psychotherapy training, RINO Zuid West Nederland, Rotterdam.

    1984-1987             Specialization Clinical Psychologist, Netherlands Institution of Psychologists (NIP), Amsterdam Registration 1987

     

    Patient care

    2002-present         Cognitive behavioral therapy, children/adolescents with anxiety, OCD, tics and misophonia

    1992-2002               Psychodynamic focused psychotherapy/counseling children with congenital heart disease

     

    Management   

    Supervising own research group:

    • 6 PhD “own” students (Utens copromotor/grant allocation). Psychological aspects of: 1)  EMDR  or medical trauma (multicentre RCT), 2) psychosocial aspects of visible  anomalies and 3) HIV  4) neurocognitive aspect paediatric  intensive care unit , 5) selective mutism and 6) treatment of tics, all in children/adolescents
    • 2 postdocs, supervision (e.g. fundraising, OCD, tics, caloric restriction PICU survivors)
    • 2 clinical psychologists in training, research projects  (2 Bascule Amsterdam)
    • 4 research master student UvA for master thesis, 3 research bachelor students UvA

    Research coordinator Pediatric Psychology till 1-1-2020

    • Coordinating research meetings Pediatric Psychology (scientific content and accreditation)
    • Supervising to pediatric psychologists in Erasmus-MC Sophia Children’s hospital (17  psychologists) - till 2020

     

    Societal quality of own research / prevention

     
    2018-present Close collaboration with: the Dutch Gilles de la Tourette Patient association and the UK association Tourette’s action, with the Dutch ADF (Anxiety OCD  Fobia) and the Dutch Misophonia association
    2008 - present Close collaboration with CORIENCE, independent European platform for patients with congenital heart defects, parents and doctors. Multiple lectures for patient organizations
    2000 - present

    The cognitive behavioural protocol FRIENDS (“VRIENDEN”, Utens et al., Dutch translation) is implemented on a nationwide large scale by prevention workers, psychologists and school counsellors (see national  site: http://leerlingzorgpo.kennisnet.nl/deskundigen). Close collaboration with the Dutch largest prevention center CONTEXT en the GGD Amsterdam Amsterdam. These centers implement VRIENDEN in > 25 schools in Rotterdam and Amsterdam.

    Webmaster of www.vriendenprogramma.nl, link: media for articles in newspapers, Dutch journals and interviews.

    2006

    The Rotterdam city council decided that VRIENDEN was to be implemented in all Rotterdam Centers “Youth and health” (Centra voor Jeugd en gezin)


    Scholarships and prizes

    • Royal award: Officer in the Order of  Orange Nassau (for societal impact of work), 2020
    • National Youth Help Price, public award (Nationale Jeugdhulpprijzen, 1e prijs publieksprijs, 2020.
    • Nomination  promotor of the year, Erasmus 2019.
    • Dutch Brain Foundation, Meningitis Giraffe award, 2009 for research L. Vermunt, supervision Utens
    • Netherlands Society of Cardiology, 2010, NVVC, Award best oral presentation, P.Opic, supervision Utens
    • Psychosocial meeting AEPC, 2013. Young investigator award. P.Opic, supervision Utens 

    International research collaborations

     

    2019

     

    Ass.prof. Eli Lebowitz, Yale University, New Haven , USA

    2019

    Dr. C. Benoy, UPK Basel,  Prof. S. Walitza, dr.J. Ball, Universitatsklinik, Zurich

    2017

    Prof. Corno, Leicester, UK, co-editor e-pub Book

    2017

    Prof. Skokauskas, Norway (project on OCD)

    2017

    Prof. Wernovsky, Dr. Mussatto, Miami Children s Hospital MCH (bookchapter)

    2017

    Ass. Prof. Kolaitis, PhD, University of Athens (article)

    2017-present

    International group on internet Cognitive behavioral therapy (prof. Albano & prof. Kendall, USA, prof. Spence, Australia; dr. Vigerland, Sweden, dr. Hill, UK, dr. Nauta, Holland) (article).

    2014 - present:

    Prof. Mesotten, prof. Van den Berghe, KU Leuven, Belgium (PhD project)

    2014 - present:

    Dr. A. Kovacs, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Toronto, Canada (article)

    2013 - present:

    Dr. Eva Szigethy, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA ( research grant)

    2013 - present:

    Dept. of Pediatric Cardiology and Psychology, Queens University Belfast, prof. McCusker and dr. F. Casey.

    2011 - present:

    Dept. of Anaesthesia, Queen Paola Children's Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium. 

    Ph.D. Project, J. Berghmans, Utens copromotor, last author.

    2011 - present:

    Competence Network for Congenital Heart Defects, Berlin, Germany. Dr. Bauer (1 article)

    2011 - present:

    Center for Health Services/ Nursing Research, KU- Leuven. Prof. Moons (1 article)

    2010 - present:

    Departments of Psychology, University of Miami, USA, Prof. A.L. Quittner, Ph.D. project

    2010 - present:

    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry, University of Torino, Italy.  (1 article, 1st Author)

    2008 - present:

    Supervisor psychosocial research on congenital heart disease of E. Callus, Ph.D., psychologist. San Donato hospital (IRCCS-Policlinico), Milan, Italy (2 articles)

    2002 - present: 

    University of Queensland, Pathways Health - Research Centre, Australia. Prof. P. Barrett

    Ad hoc reviewer for e.g.:

    • Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry
    • Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    • Journal of Adolescence           
    • Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology
    • Journal of Psychosomatic Research
    • Journal of Affective disorders
    • Quality of Life Research
    • Heart
    • Cardiology in the Young (multiple times > 15)
    • European Heart Journal
    • Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition
    • Health Psychology
    • International Journal of Behavioral Medicine
    • Child: Care, Health & Development
    • Pediatrics (multiple times)
    • Journal of Pediatric Surgery
    • Acta Paediatrica
    • European Journal of Pediatrics
    • ZonMW Vernieuwingsimpuls Veni /Vidi programma
    • Research Council K.U.Leuven   (3 x)
    • FWO research Vlaanderen
    • Clinical Research and Development Committee (CRDC) University College London
    • Medisch Ethische Toetsingscommissie Rotterdam
    • CORIENCE (http://www.corience.org/living-with-a-heart-defect/sexuality/#c1080)
  • Grants

    Grant allocation

    Grant author / Principal investigator

       

    2020:

    Innovatieve diagnostiek en behandeling van misofonie bij kinderen en

     jeugdigen: een nieuwe psychiatrische stoornis. Fonds SGS
    €  150.000

    2020:

    Tackle Your Tics:  RCT naar korte intensieve tic-behandeling Vaillant fonds    

    €   5.000

    2019:

    Feasibility  study into omega 3 in patients with anorexia nervosa. FUNDL LvE €  12.500

    2018:

    Feasibility study into therapy protocol Tackle your Tics, British patient organization Tourettes Action UK.

    €  33.414

    2018:

    Innovation of diagnostics and treatment of selective mutism: towards            personalized care. Fonds Stichting Gezondheidszorg Spaarneland (SGS)

    €  185.000

    2017:

    Virtual Reality to prepare children for MRI/CT scans, Coolsingel

    €  20.000

    2017:

    Pilot study: influence of anticholinergic medication on cognition in children
    with urologic problems. Applicants: Scheepe, Utens et al.    wie
    €  36.000

    2017:

    An E-health parental communication training to reduce anxiety in children

    Vaillant fonds 

    €    5.000

    2016:

    Extra co-financing 4 year PhD project (Utens and Escher),  Reduction of emotional distress to improve quality of life and to prevent relapse in adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease. 

    €    20.000

    2015:

    Virtual reality to prepare children for surgery: effects on anxiety and pain.

    Stichting Coolsingel

    Stichting THEIA

     

    €    72.000

     in revision

    2015:

    The CHIP Family project for young children with congenital heart disease

    Fonds Nuts Ohra

    €  176.000

    2014 - 2015:

    Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) in children with a medically-related trauma: a randomized controlled trial.   

    Accepted by: Innovatiefonds June 2014

    VEN (Vereniging EMDR Nederland), cofounding  April 2015

    Stichting Hartenkind, all earnings form Damloop, Sept 2015

     

    €  190.000

    €    15.000

    €    80.000

    2013:

    Cofinancing 4 year PhD project,  Main applicants:   1) Utens,  2) Escher total:  

    Reduction of emotional distress to improve quality of life and to prevent relapse in adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease

    Total €  602.1500 was financed by 5 separate funders:

    Stichting THEIA

    Fonds Nuts Ohra

     

    Subtotals

    €  196.650

    €  175.000

    2012:

    Crohn and Colitis Ulcerosa Foundation

    Rotary Dordrecht

    Erasmus-MC Sophia SSWO Lichtjes voor Sophia

    €    80.000

    €     500

    €   150.000      

    2010 - 2012 :

    Postdoc, 2 year, 1 fte, Stichting Sophia Kinderziekenhuis Fonds

    Start-funding Pediatric Psychology-research. Applicants: Utens, Verhulst

    €  150.000

    2010 - 2013:

    Ph.D. project, 1.5 year grant, 1 fte, Stichting Coolsingel,

    Long-term psychosocial outcomes, gender-specific Quality of life and
    sexual functioning in adults operated for congenital heart disease in early
    childhood: a longitudinal cohort study of 30-43 years follow-up.

    €    80.000

    2008 - present:

    Ph.D. project, 4 year grant, 1 fte, Adriaanstichting.

    Exercise training in congenital heart disease: is it effective and safe and
    does it improve quality of life? 

    € 150.000

    2004 - 2006:

    Ph.D. project, 2 year grant, 1 fte, Dutch Brain Foundation, 14F6.03

    Long-term outcome of septic shock in children: a medical and psychological
    cohort study in children and their parents.

    €   25.000

    2002 - 2005:

    Ph.D. project, 3 year grant, 1 fte,  “Doctors for Children”, the Netherlands

    Quality of Life long-term after correction of congenital heart disease in early
    childhood: a cardiological and psychosocial follow-up in a recent cohort

    € 200.000

    1999 - 2002:

    Ph.D. project, 3 year grant, 1 fte, Netherlands Heart Foundation NHS-99.033

    Quality of Life long-term after surgical correction for congenial heart disease in
    early childhood: a continuation of follow-up of cardiological and psychosocial outcome.

    Dfl. 480.000

    1997 - 1998:

    Netherlands Heart Foundation, 1 year grant, 1 fte, NHS-92.353, continuation.

    Influence of age at elective cardiac surgery for ConHD on the psychosocial
    development of children and the adjustment of their parents. Follow-up grant

    Dfl.   64.000
    1993 - 1997

    Netherlands Heart Foundation NHS-92.353   , grant: 4 years psychologist: 0.6 fte, 3 years research assistant 1 fte.                                                                 

    Influence of age at elective cardiac surgery for ConHD on the psychosocial
    development of children and the adjustment of their parents

    Dfl. 250.000

                                

    Co-applicant/ Principal investigator:

       

    2018:

    3 Year feasibility/RCT study: Online intervention to bolster emotional resilience in
    youth with visible anomalies. Fund Nuts Ohra   
                € 202.004

    2017:

    Ph.D. Project Size Matters, ZonMW             € 250.000

    2013:

    Ph.D. project, grant 4 year, 1 fte, SSWO: 250.000

    Long-term outcome of caloric restriction during the first week of paediatric critical illness  PEPaNIC – Follow-up. Applicant: S. Verbruggen.

                € 250.000

    2013:

    Ph.D. project, grant 4 year, 1 fte, SSWO: 250.000.

    Improvement of (working)memory, attention and concentration in survivors of neonatal intensive care:  a randomized controlled trial. Applicant:  H. Ijsselstijn.

                € 250.000

    2012:

    Ph.D. project, grant 4 year, 1 fte, SSWO (Sophia Stichting Wetenschap Onderzoek)

    Web-based attention bias modification treatment for childhood anxiety disorders: a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial  Applicant: J. Legerstee

                € 270.000

    2011 - present:

    Stichting Hartekind, 2 year grant, 20 and 24 hours/week.

    Psychological care for children with congenital heart defects and their parents. Applicants: prof. dr. W. Helbing, dr. E. Utens 

                € 109.000

    2010 - present:

    Ph.D. project, grant 1 year, 1 fte, (biopharmaceutical company Gilead)

    Impact of bronchiectasis on quality of life in Cystic Fibrosis. Prof. dr. H. Tiddens, co-applicant dr. E. Utens.

                €   64.606

    2009 - 2013:

    Ph.D. project, 4 years grant, 1 fte, Netherlands Heart Foundation (NHS)  

     Long-term cardiological outcomes in adults operated for congenital heart disease in early childhood: a longitudinal cohort-study of 30-43 years follow-up.  Ph.D. project, 4 years, Netherlands Heart Foundation. Applicant: prof. J. Roos, co-applicant dr. E. Utens          

                € 250.000

    2008 - present:

    Ph.D. project, 4 years grant, 1 fte NHS

    Exercise training in congenital heart disease: is it effective and safe and does it improve quality of life? Applicant: prof. dr. W. Helbing, co-applicant dr. E. Utens

                € 250.000

     

    Principal investigator:  

    2017 - present:

    Ph.D. project. Neuropsychosocial fucntioing of childfren logn-term after PICU-admission. Ph.D. Project J. Hordijk. Ass. Prof: Joosten, prof. Utens, dr. Verbruggen, dr.Dulfer.

    2013 - 2018:

    Ph.D. project psychosocial aspect of induction of anesthesia. Ph.D. project J. Berghmans, anesthesiologist. Promotors:  prof. Verhulst and Utens.

    2017 - 2018:

    Study (neuro)psychological aspects of Netherton syndrome. Prof. Pasmans/Utens.
    2017 - 2018

    Study psychosocial for termination of pregnancy diue to fetal anomaly.

    2012 - 2016:

    Ph.D. Project, 4 years, 1 fte. Sponsor: prof. Tibboel, dr. C. Buysse, PICU, ErasmusMC.

    Long-term outcome after cardiopulmonary resuscitation in childhood.

    2009 - 2013:

    Ph.D. Project, 4 years, 1 fte. Sponsor: Prof. J. Roos, Congenital Cardiology, ErasmusMC.

    Long-term cardiological and psychological outcome of a cohort  of patients operated for congenital heart disease between 1980-1990.

    2011 - 2015:

    Ph.D. project, 4 years grant, funding ErasmusMC. Applicant: prof. M. Hunink.

    Randomized controlled trial of mindfulness training cardiac disease.

    2002 - present

    Large multi-center treatment outcome study “Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders. (6 PhD students). Principal investigators: prof. dr. Ph. Treffers,

    LUMC Leiden, Dr. R. Ferdinand (till 2007), prof. dr. F. Verhulst, and dr. Utens.

    PhD project, 4 years grant, 1 fte PhD student,0.6 fte research-coordinator, Netherlands Foundation for Mental Health, nr. 2001-5484

    Co-investigator:  

    2016-present:

    Ph.D. project, children with cardiomyopathy. Ph.d. project: Vermeulen.

    PI: M. Dalinghaus PhD, MD. 

    2012 - 2016:

    Ph.D. project, 4 years, funding Hogeschool Rotterdam, dr. A. van Rossum, ErasmusMC.

    Long term neuropsychological outcome of children with HIV.

    2012 - 2016:

    Ph.D. project, 4 years, funding dr. S. Kamphuis, rheumatologist, ErasmusMC

    Long-term (psychosocial) outcome of youngtsers with  systemic lupus erythematosus.

    2010 - present:

    Ph.D. project, 4 years grant, Netherlands Heart Foundation.

    Heart failure in children with cardiomyopathy. Which markers can be used to predict outcome? Applicant: M. Dalinghaus PhD, MD.

    2008 - present:

    Ph.D. project, 4 years grant, Netherlands Heart Foundation

    Long-term outcome of the single ventricular circulation: multicenter study to assess risk factors for heart failure and reduced health related quality of life.

    Applicant: prof. dr. W. Helbing.

     

    Other fund raising:  

    Net sales profits:

    Selling cognitive behavioral protocol FRIENDS materials (Utens et al., Dutch translation).

    2002 - 2012:

    Publisher: dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Psychology.                     +-          € 1.250.000,--
  • Publications

    Publications (Dated January 2015)

     

    Person-years of research:

     

    Jan 2020 - present:

    24 hours the Bascule (thereof: 8 research hours in collaboration with UVA)

    Oct 2016 - Jan 2019:

    8 hours University of Amsterdam, 8 hours the Bascule, 22 hours ErasmusMC Rotterdam.

    Nov 2010 - present:

    research and clinical work: 26 hours/week

    1992 - 2010:

    research: 1 day/week, clinical activities: 1day/week

    1987 - 1992:

    full-time research

    H-index Web of Sience: 35 . Number  of international peer reviewed articles: 176 (incl 8 supplements)

    Publication list International: (5 years IF: in parentheses)

    • Creswell et al (Utens co-author)
      Recommendations for reporting on treatment trials for child and adolescent anxiety disorders: an international consensus statement ".
      Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, in press 2020

    • Heijerman-Holtgrefe AP, Verdellen CWJ, van de Griendt JMTM, Beljaars LPL, Kan KJ, Cath D, Hoekstra PJ, Huyser C, Utens EMWJ.Heijerman-Holtgrefe AP, et al.
      Tackle your Tics: pilot findings of a brief, intensive group-based exposure therapy program for children with tic disorders.
      Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2020 May 20. doi: 10.1007/s00787-020-01532-5. Online ahead of print.Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2020.PMID: 32436035

    • van der Mheen M, Utens EMWJ.van der Mheen M, et al.
      Psychosocial interventions in families with a child with congenital heart disease.
      J Pediatr. 2020 Jul;222:264-265. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.03.018. Epub 2020 Apr 30.J Pediatr. 2020.PMID: 32362410 No abstract available.

    • Eijlers R, Staals LM, Legerstee JS, Berghmans JM, Strabbing EM, van der Schroeff MP, Wijnen RMH, Kind LS, Hillegers MHJ, Dierckx B, Utens EMWJ.Eijlers R, et al.
      Predicting Intense Levels of Child Anxiety During Anesthesia Induction at Hospital Arrival.
      J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2020 Apr 18. doi: 10.1007/s10880-020-09716-6. Online ahead of print.J Clin Psychol Med

    • Pereira CR, M-Ensink JB, de-Jonge MV, Wippo E, L-Lindauer RJ, Utens E.
      Letter to the editor: Speech problems and speech delay: possible underdiagnosis of selective mutism.
      Turk J Pediatr. 2019;61(5):817-819. doi: 10.24953/turkjped.2019.05.028. No abstract available.

    • van Dalen M, Dierckx B, Pasmans SGMA, Aendekerk EWC, Mathijssen IMJ, Koudstaal MJ, Timman R, Williamson H, Hillegers MHJ, Utens EMWJ, Okkerse JME.
      Anxiety and depression in adolescents with a visible difference: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
      Body Image. 2020 Feb 21;33:38-46. doi: 10.1016/j.bodyim.2020.02.006. [Epub ahead of print]

    • Stipdonk LW, Dudink J, Utens EMWJ, Reiss IK, Franken MJP.
      Language functions deserve more attention in follow-up of children born very preterm.
      Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2020 Feb 14. pii: S1090-3798(20)30035-0. doi: 10.1016/j.ejpn.2020.02.004. [Epub ahead of print]

    • Berghmans J, Utens E.
      Association between children's emotional/behavioral problems before adenotonsillectomy and postoperative pain scores at home: Answer to a comment.
      Paediatr Anaesth. 2020 Feb;30(2):198-199. doi: 10.1111/pan.13794. No abstract available.

    • van den Hoven AT, Bons LR, Dykgraaf RHM, Dessens AB, Pastoor H, de Graaff LCG, Metselaar MR, Kneppers-Swets A, Kardys I, Mijnarends H, Zweerus F, Hazelzet JA, Utens EMWJ, van den Bosch AE, Roos-Hesselink JW
      A value-based healthcare approach: Health-related quality of life and psychosocial functioning in women with Turner syndrome.
      Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2020 Jan 31. doi: 10.1111/cen.14166. [Epub ahead of print]

    • Meentken MG, van der Mheen M, van Beynum IM, Aendekerk EWC, Legerstee JS, van der Ende J, Del Canho R, Lindauer RJL, Hillegers MHJ, Moll HA, Helbing WA, Utens EMWJ.
      EMDR for children with medically related subthreshold PTSD: short-term effects on PTSD, blood-injection-injury phobia, depression and sleep.
      Eur J Psychotraumatol. 2020 Jan 10;11(1):1705598. doi: 10.1080/20008198.2019.1705598. eCollection 2020.

    • Hordijk J, Verbruggen S, Vanhorebeek I, Van den Berghe G, Utens E, Joosten K, Dulfer K.
      Health-related quality of life of children and their parents 6 months after children's critical illness.
      Qual Life Res. 2020 Jan;29(1):179-189. doi: 10.1007/s11136-019-02347-x. Epub 2019 Nov 6.

    • van der Mheen M, van der Meulen MH, den Boer SL, Schreutelkamp DJ, van der Ende J, de Nijs PF, Breur JM, Tanke RB, Blom NA, Rammeloo LA, Ten Harkel AD, du Marchie Sarvaas GJ, Utens EM, Dalinghaus M.
      Emotional and behavioral problems in children with dilated cardiomyopathy.
      Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2019 Sep 25:1474515119876148. doi: 10.1177/1474515119876148. [Epub ahead of print]

    • Stapersma L, van den Brink G, van der Ende J, Szigethy EM, Groeneweg M, de Bruijne FH, Hillegers MHJ, Escher JC, Utens EMWJ.
      Psychological Outcomes of a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Youth with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Results of the HAPPY-IBD Randomized Controlled Trial at 6- and 12-Month Follow-Up.
      J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2019 Sep 10. doi: 10.1007/s10880-019-09649-9. [Epub ahead of print]

    • van der Mheen M, Meentken MG, van Beynum IM, van der Ende J, van Galen E, Zirar A, Aendekerk EWC, van den Adel TPL, Bogers AJJC, McCusker CG, Hillegers MHJ, Helbing WA, Utens EMWJ.
      CHIP-Family intervention to improve the psychosocial well-being of young children with congenital heart disease and their families: results of a randomised controlled trial.
      Cardiol Young. 2019 Aug 5:1-11. doi: 10.1017/S1047951119001732. [Epub ahead of print]

    • Eijlers R, Dierckx B, Staals LM, Berghmans JM, van der Schroeff MP, Strabbing EM, Wijnen RMH, Hillegers MHJ, Legerstee JS, Utens EMWJ.
      Virtual reality exposure before elective day care surgery to reduce anxiety and pain in children: A randomised controlled trial.
      Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2019 Oct;36(10):728-737. doi: 10.1097/EJA.0000000000001059.

    • Stapersma L, van den Brink G, van der Ende J, Bodelier AG, van Wering HM, Hurkmans PCWM, Mearin ML, van der Meulen-de Jong AE, Escher JC, Utens EMWJ.
      Illness Perceptions and Depression Are Associated with Health-Related Quality of Life in Youth with Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
      Int J Behav Med. 2019 Aug;26(4):415-426. doi: 10.1007/s12529-019-09791-6.

    • Eijlers R, Utens EMWJ, Staals LM, de Nijs PFA, Berghmans JM, Wijnen RMH, Hillegers MHJ, Dierckx B, Legerstee JS
      Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Virtual Reality in Pediatrics: Effects on Pain and Anxiety.
      Anesth Analg. 2019 May 23. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000004165. [Epub ahead of print]

    • Bons LR, van den Hoven AT, Damirchi AE, van der Linde D, Dekker S, Kauling RM, van de Laar IMBH, Utens EMWJ, Budde RPJ, Roos-Hesselink JW.
      Psychological well-being in patients with aneurysms-osteoarthritis syndrome.
      Am J Med Genet A. 2019 Aug;179(8):1491-1497. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.61209. Epub 2019 May 27.

    • de Lijster JM, van den Dries MA, van der Ende J, Utens EMWJ, Jaddoe VW, Dieleman GC, Hillegers MHJ,
      Tiemeier H, Legerstee JS.
      Developmental Trajectories of Anxiety and Depression Symptoms from Early to Middle Childhood: a Population-Based Cohort Study in the Netherlands.
      J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2019 May 8. doi: 10.1007/s10802-019-00550-5. [Epub ahead of print]

    • van den Brink G, Stapersma L, Bom AS, Rizopolous D, van der Woude CJ, Stuyt RJL, Hendriks DM, van der Burg JAT, Beukers R, Korpershoek TA, Theuns-Valks SDM, Utens EMWJ, Escher JC.
      Effect of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on Clinical Disease Course in Adolescents and Young Adults With Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Subclinical Anxiety and/or Depression: Results of a Randomized Trial.
      Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2019 May 3. pii: izz073. doi: 10.1093/ibd/izz073. [Epub ahead of print]

    • Dekkers FHW, Go ATJI, Stapersma L, Eggink AJ, Utens EMWJ.
      Termination of pregnancy for fetal anomalies: Parents' preferences for psychosocial care.
      Prenat Diagn. 2019 Jul;39(8):575-587. doi: 10.1002/pd.5464. Epub 2019 May 21.

    • van Beynum, Ingrid; et al, Utens.

      CHIP-Family for young children with congenital heart disease and their families:
      Psychosocial care in a children's hospital. Australian psychologist, vol. 53,  special isssue.  pags. 40-41, 2018. IF= 1.4            

    • Meentken MG, van Beynum IM, Aendekerk EWC, Legerstee JS, El Marroun H, van der Ende J, Lindauer RJL, Hillegers MHJ, Moll HA, Helbing WA, Utens EMWJ.
      Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) in children and adolescents with subthreshold PTSD after medically related trauma: design of a randomized controlled trial.
      Eur J Psychotraumatol. 2018 Nov 22;9(1):1536287. doi: 10.1080/20008198.2018.1536287. IF= 4.2

    • Hill C, Creswell C, Vigerland S, Nauta MH, March S, Donovan C, Wolters L, Spence SH, Martin JL, Wozney L, McLellan L, Kreuze L, Gould K, Jolstedt M, Nord M, Hudson JL, Utens E, Ruwaard J, Albers C, Khanna M, Albano AM, Serlachius E, Hrastinski S, Kendall PC.
      Navigating the development and dissemination of internet cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) for anxiety disorders in children and young people: A consensus statement with recommendations from the #iCBTLorentz Workshop Group.
      Internet Interv. 2018 Feb 19;12:1-10. eCollection 2018 Jun.                                               IF= 3.6

    • Stapersma L, van den Brink G, Szigethy EM, Escher JC, Utens EMWJ.
      Editorial: anxiety and depression in inflammatory bowel disease - authors' reply.
      Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Sep;48(6):687-688.                                                                       IF= 3,4

    • Versteegh JJ, Dulfer K, Stuvel K, Pasmans SG, Utens EM.
      Netherton syndrome; neuropsychological and psychosocial functioning of child and adult patients and their parents.
      J Health Psychol. 2018 Aug 21.                                                                                        IF= 2.1

    • Berghmans JM, Poley MJ, van der Ende J, Veyckemans F, Poels S, Weber F, Schmelzer B, Himpe D, Verhulst FC, Utens E.
      Association between children's emotional/behavioral problems before adenotonsillectomy and postoperative pain scores at home.
      Paediatr Anaesth. 2018 Aug 5. doi: 10.1111/pan.13450. [Epub ahead of print]                    IF= 2,4

    • van der Mheen M, van Beynum IM, Dulfer K, van der Ende J, van Galen E, Duvekot J, Rots LE, van den Adel TPL, Bogers AJJC, McCusker CG, Casey FA, Helbing WA, Utens EMWJ.
      The CHIP-Family study to improve the psychosocial wellbeing of young children with congenital heart disease and their families: design of a randomized controlled trial.
      BMC Pediatr. 2018 Jul 12;18(1):230. doi: 10.1186/s12887-018-1183-y.                              IF=2,0 

    • Stapersma L, van den Brink G, Szigethy EM, Escher JC, Utens EMWJ.
      Systematic review with meta-analysis: anxiety and depression in children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease.
      Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Jul 8. doi: 10.1111/apt.14865. [Epub ahead of print] Review.           IF=3,4

    • Legerstee JS, Utens EMWJ.
      Pioneering Research Into Specificity of Intergenerational Transmission of Interpretation Biases From Parents to Children: Challenges for the Future.
      J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2018 Jul;57(7):454-456. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2018.02.018.IF=6,3

    • De Ronde-Tillmans MJ, de Jager TA, Goudzwaard JA, El Faquir N, van Mieghem NM, Zijlstra F, Utens EM, Mattace-Raso FU, Lenzen MJ, de Jaegere PP
      Long-term follow-up of quality of life in high-risk patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation for symptomatic aortic valve stenosis
      J Geriatr Cardiol. 2018 Apr;15(4):261-267. doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2018.04.003.    IF=1,6

    • van den Brink G, Stapersma L, Vlug LE, Rizopolous D, Bodelier AG, van Wering H, Hurkmans PCWM, Stuyt RJL, Hendriks DM, van der Burg JAT, Utens EMWJ, Escher JC.
      Clinical disease activity is associated with anxiety and depressive symptoms in adolescents and young adults with inflammatory bowel disease.
      Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Aug;48(3):358-369. doi: 10.1111/apt.14832. Epub 2018 Jun 13.  IF= 3,4

    • Stapersma L, van den Brink G, van der Ende J, Szigethy EM, Beukers R, Korpershoek TA, Theuns-Valks SDM, Hillegers MHJ, Escher JC, Utens EMWJ.
      Effectiveness of Disease-Specific Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on Anxiety, Depression, and Quality of Life in Youth With Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
      J Pediatr Psychol. 2018 May 29. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsy029. [Epub ahead of print]             IF= 2,4

    • Brown KL, Utens E, Marino BS.
      The ten things you need to know about long-term outcomes following paediatric cardiac surgery.
      Intensive Care Med. 2018 Jun;44(6):918-921. doi: 10.1007/s00134-018-5176-y. Epub 2018 Apr 25. IF=15,0

    • Schiller RM, Madderom MJ, van Rosmalen J, van Heijst AFJ, de Blaauw I, Utens E, Rietman AB, Verhulst F, Tibboel D, White T, IJsselstijn H.
      Working Memory Training Following Neonatal Critical Illness: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
      Crit Care Med. 2018 Jul;46(7):1158-1166. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000003151.             IF= 6,6

    • Masdjedi K, Daemen J, Diletti R, Wilschut J, Utens E, de Jaegere PP, Lemmert ME, Kappetein AP, Zijlstra F, van Domburg R, Van Mieghem NM.
      A case-vignette based assessment of patient's perspective on coronary revascularization strategies, the OPINION study.
      J Cardiol. 2018 Feb 22.                                                                                                    IF= 2,9

    • de Lijster JM, Dieleman GC, Utens EMWJ, Dierckx B, Wierenga M, Verhulst FC, Legerstee JS
      Social and academic functioning in adolescents with anxiety disorders: A systematic review.
      J Affect Disord. 2018 Apr 1;230:108-117.. Review.                                                            IF= 3,8

    • Berghmans JM, Poley MJ, van der Ende J, Rietman A, Glazemakers I, Himpe D, Verhulst FC, Utens E.
      Changes in sensory processing after anesthesia in toddlers.
      Minerva Anestesiol. 2018 Feb 5.                                                                                      IF=2,7

    • Corno AF, Utens EMWJ. Editorial:
      Neuro-Development and Psychological Issues in Congenital Heart Defects.
      Front Pediatr. 2018 Jan 12;5:297                                                                                     IF=2,3

    • Utens EMWJ, Callus E, Levert EM, Groote K, Casey F.
      Multidisciplinary family-centred psychosocial care for patients with CHD: consensus recommendations from the AEPC Psychosocial Working Group.
      Cardiol Young. 2018 Feb;28(2):192-198. (Epub: 2017 Nov 27:1)                                       IF=1,0

    • Pieters K, Spronk A, Sunamura M, Dulfer K, Ter Hoeve N, Utens EMWJ, van Domburg RT.
      Short- and Longer-Term Association Between Body Mass Index and Health Status in Cardiac Rehabilitation Patients.
      J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2018 Mar;38(2):85-91.                                                                       IF=1,7

    • de Jager TAJ, Dulfer K, Radhoe S, Bergmann MJ, Daemen J, van Domburg RT, Lenzen MJ, Utens EMWJ.
      Predictive value of depression and anxiety for long-term mortality: differences in outcome between acute coronary syndrome and stable angina pectoris.
      Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jan 1;250:43-48. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.10.005. Epub 2017 Oct 6.    IF=4,0

    • Bergmann MJ, Utens EM, de Jager TAJ, Radhoe SP, Daemen J, Lenzen MJ, van Domburg RT, Dulfer K.
      Feelings of being disabled as a prognostic factor for mortality in men and women post-PCI up to 12years.
      Int J Cardiol. 2017 Dec 15;249:107-111. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.09.026. Epub 2017 Sep 14.IF=4,0

    • Eijlers R, Legerstee JS, Dierckx B, Staals LM, Berghmans J, van der Schroeff MP, Wijnen RM, Utens EM.
      Development of a Virtual Reality Exposure Tool as Psychological Preparation for Elective Pediatric Day Care Surgery: Methodological Approach for a Randomized Controlled Trial.
      JMIR Res Protoc. 2017 Sep 11;6(9):e174. doi: 10.2196/resprot.7617.                                IF=4,5

    • Pieters K, Spronk A, Sunamura M, Dulfer K, Ter Hoeve N, Utens EMWJ, van Domburg RT.
      Short- and Longer-Term Association Between Body Mass Index and Health Status in Cardiac Rehabilitation Patients.
      J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2017 Sep 6. doi: 10.1097/HCR.260.                                        IF=1,7

    • Berghmans JM, Poley MJ, van der Ende J, Weber F, Van de Velde M, Adriaenssens P, Himpe D, Verhulst FC, Utens E.
      A Visual Analog Scale to assess anxiety in children during anesthesia induction (VAS-I): Results supporting its validity in a sample of day care surgery patients.
      Paediatr Anaesth. 2017 Sep;27(9):955-961. doi: 10.1111/pan.13206. Epub 2017 Jul 14.     IF=2,4

    • Kolaitis GA, Meentken MG, Utens EMWJ.
      Mental Health Problems in Parents of Children with Congenital Heart Disease.
      Front Pediatr. 2017 May 8;5:102. doi: 10.3389/fped.2017.00102. eCollection 2017. Review.           IF=2,3

    • Etnel JRG, van Dijk APJ, Kluin J, Bertels RA, Utens EMWJ, van Galen E; Regina The, Bogers AJJC, Takkenberg JJM.
      Development of an Online, Evidence-Based Patient Information Portal for Congenital Heart Disease: A Pilot Study.
      Front Cardiovasc Med. 2017 May 1;4:25. doi: 10.3389/fcvm.2017.00025. eCollection 2017.

    • Gotink RA, Younge JO, Wery MF, Utens EMWJ, Michels M, Rizopoulos D, van Rossum LFC, Roos-Hesselink JW, Hunink MMG.
      Online mindfulness as a promising method to improve exercise capacity in heart disease: 12-month follow-up of a randomized controlled trial.
      PLoS One. 2017 May 9;12(5):e0175923. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175923. eCollection 2017.IF=2,8

    • den Boer SL, Baart SJ, van der Meulen MH, van Iperen GG, Backx AP, Ten Harkel AD, Rammeloo LA, du Marchie Sarvaas GJ, Tanke RB, Helbing WA, Utens EM, Dalinghaus M.
      Parent reports of health-related quality of life and heart failure severity score independently predict outcome in children with dilated cardiomyopathy.
      Cardiol Young. 2017 Mar 14:1-9.                                                                                         IF=0,8(0,9)
    • Meentken MG, van Beynum IM, Legerstee JS, Helbing WA, Utens EM.
      Medically Related Post-traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents with Congenital Heart Defects.
      Front Pediatr. 2017 Feb 13;5:20. Review.
    • Pieters K, Utens EM, Ter Hoeve N, van Geffen M, Dulfer K, Sunamura M, van Domburg RT.
      Age does matter: Younger pPCI patients profit more from cardiac rehabilitation than older patients.
      Int J Cardiol. 2017 Mar 1;230:659-662.                                                                                 IF=4,6(4,5)
    • de Jager TA, Dulfer K, Pieters K, Utens EM, Daemen J, Lenzen MJ, van Domburg RT.
      The association between subjective health status and 14-year mortality in post-PCI patients.
      Int J Cardiol. 2017 Feb 15;229:108-112.                                                                               IF=4,6(4,5)
    • van Hagen IM, Duijnhouwer AL, Ten Kate-Booij MJ, Dykgraaf RH, Duvekot JJ, Utens EM, Roos-Hesselink JW.
      Wish to conceive and concerns to develop cardiovascular complications during pregnancy in patients with Turner syndrome.
      J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 2017 Mar;38(1):45-52.                                                        IF=1,1 (2,0)
    • Cuypers JA, Menting ME, Opić P, Utens EM, Helbing WA, Witsenburg M, van den Bosch AE, van Domburg RT, Baart SJ, Boersma E, Meijboom FJ, Bogers AJ, Roos-Hesselink JW.
      The unnatural history of pulmonary stenosis up to 40 years after surgical repair.
      Heart. 2017 Feb 15;103(4):273-279. .                                                                                   IF=5,7(4,9)
    • de Lijster JM, Dierckx B, Utens EM, Verhulst FC, Zieldorff C, Dieleman GC, Legerstee JS.
      The Age of Onset of Anxiety Disorders: A Meta-analysis.
      Can J Psychiatry. 2016 Mar 24.                                                                                           IF=3,0(3,0)
    • Al-Qezweny MN, Utens EM, Dulfer K, Hazemeijer BA, van Geuns RJ, Daemen J, van Domburg R.
      The association between type D personality, and depression and anxiety ten years after PCI.
      Neth Heart J. 2016 Sep;24(9):538-43.                                                                                  IF=2,1(1,5)
    • Madderom MJ, Heijdra J, Utens EM, Polinder S, Rijneveld AW, Cnossen MH.
      A randomized controlled trial studying the effectiveness of group medical appointments on self-efficacy and adherence in sickle cell disease (TEAM study): study protocol.
      BMC Hematol. 2016 Aug 4;16:21.
    • Cuypers JA, Utens EM, Roos-Hesselink JW.
      Health in adults with congenital heart disease.
      Maturitas. 2016 Sep;91:69-73.. Review.                                                                               IF=33,1(3,2)
    • van Zellem L, Utens EM, Madderom M, Legerstee JS, Aarsen F, Tibboel D, Buysse C.
      Cardiac arrest in infants, children, and adolescents: long-term emotional and behavioral functioning.
      Eur J Pediatr. 2016 Jul;175(7):977-86                                                                                  IF=1,8(1,9).
    • Levert EM, Helbing WA, Dulfer K, van Domburg RT, Utens EM.
      Psychosocial needs of children undergoing an invasive procedure for a CHD and their parents.
      Cardiol Young. 2016 Apr 8:1-12.                                                                                         IF=0,8(0,9)
    • van den Brink G, Stapersma L, El Marroun H, Henrichs J, Szigethy EM, Utens EM, Escher JC. Effectiveness of disease-specific cognitive-behavioural therapy on depression, anxiety, quality of life and the clinical course of disease in adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease: study protocol of a multicentre randomised controlled trial (HAPPY-IBD).
    • BMJ Open Gastroenterol. 2016 Mar 2;3(1):e000071.
    • Dieleman GC, Huizink AC, Tulen JH, Utens EM, Tiemeier H.
      Stress reactivity predicts symptom improvement in children with anxiety disorders.
      J Affect Disord. 2016 May 15;196:190-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2016.02.022. Epub 2016 Feb 9.   IF=3,4(3,9)
    • Roijers J, Sunamura M, Utens EM, Dulfer K, Ter Hoeve N, van Geffen M, Draaijer J, Steenaard R, van Domburg RT
      Marital quality and loneliness as predictors for subjective health status in cardiac rehabilitation patients following percutaneous coronary intervention.
      Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2016 Feb 24. pii: 2047487316636259. [Epub ahead of print]                    IF=3,3 (3,4)      
    • Younge JO, Wery MF, Gotink RA, Utens EM, Michels M, Rizopoulos D, van Rossum EF, Hunink MG, Roos-Hesselink JW.
      Web-Based Mindfulness Intervention in Heart Disease: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
      PLoS One. 2015 Dec 7;10(12):e0143843. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143843. eCollection 2015. IF=3,2(3,7)
    • Kovacs AH, Utens EM.
      More Than Just the Heart: Transition and Psychosocial Issues in Adult Congenital Heart Disease.
      Cardiol Clin. 2015 Nov;33(4):625-34, ix. doi: 10.1016/j.ccl.2015.07.005. Review.                    IF=1,0(1,2)
    • Tepper LA, Ciet P, Caudri D, Quittner AL, Utens EM, Tiddens HA.
      Validating chest MRI to detect and monitor cystic fibrosis lung disease in a pediatric cohort.
      Pediatr Pulmonol. 2016 Jan;51(1):34-41. doi: 10.1002/ppul.23328. Epub 2015 Oct 5.             IF=2,7(2,6)
    • Duppen N, Etnel JR, Spaans L, Takken T, van den Berg-Emons RJ, Boersma E, Schokking M, Dulfer K, Utens EM, Helbing W, Hopman MT.
      Does exercise training improve cardiopulmonary fitness and daily physical activity in children and young adults with corrected tetralogy of Fallot or Fontan circulation? A randomized controlled trial.
      Am Heart J. 2015 Sep;170(3):606-14. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2015.06.018. Epub 2015 Jun 26.       IF=4,5 (4,4)
    • Dulfer K, Hazemeijer BA, Van Dijk MR, Van Geuns RJ, Daemen J, Van Domburg RT, Utens EM.
      Prognostic value of type D personality for 10-year mortality and subjective health status in patients treated with percutaneous coronary intervention.
      J Psychosom Res. 2015 Sep;79(3):214-21. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2015.05.014. Epub 2015 Jun 6. IF=2,7(3,4)
    • Opić P, Roos-Hesselink JW, Cuypers JA, Witsenburg M, van den Bosch A, van Domburg RT, Bogers AJ, Utens EM.
      Cardiol Young. 2016 Mar;26(3):547-55. doi: 10.1017/S1047951115000700. Epub 2015 Jun 16.  IF=0,8 (1,0)
    • van Zellem L, Utens EM, Legerstee JS, Cransberg K, Hulst JM, Tibboel D, Buysse C.
      Cardiac Arrest in Children: Long-Term Health Status and Health-Related Quality of Life.
      Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Oct;16(8):693-702.                                                                    IF=2,3 (2,5)
    • Menting ME, Cuypers JA, Opić P, Utens EM, Witsenburg M, van den Bosch AE, van Domburg RT, Meijboom FJ, Boersma E, Bogers AJ, Roos-Hesselink JW.
      The unnatural history of the ventricular septal defect: outcome up to 40 years after surgical closure.
      J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 May 12;65(18):1941-51. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2015.02.055.                  IF=15,3(14,7)
    • Utens E, Amianto F.
      Long-term psychosocial functioning in congenital heart disease children and adolescents and in their parents.
      Minerva Pediatr. 2015 Apr 28. [Epub ahead of print] Italian.                                                             IF=0,7
    • Dulfer K, Bossers SS, Utens EM, Duppen N, Kuipers IM, Kapusta L, van Iperen G, Schokking M, Ten Harkel AD, Takken T, Helbing WA.
      Does functional health status predict health-related quality of life in children after Fontan operation?
      Cardiol Young. 2015 Apr 23:1-10. [Epub ahead of print]                                                          IF=0,9(1,1)
    • van Zellem L, Buysse C, Madderom M, Legerstee JS, Aarsen F, Tibboel D, Utens EM.
      Long-term neuropsychological outcomes in children and adolescents after cardiac arrest.
      Intens Care Med. 2015 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print]                                                                                             IF=5,5(5,3)
    • Opić P, Utens EM, Cuypers JA, Witsenburg M, van den Bosch A, van Domburg R, Bogers AJ, Boersma E, Pelliccia A, Roos-Hesselink JW.
      Sports participation in adults with congenital heart disease.
      Int J Cardiol. 2015 Mar 11;187:175-182. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.03.107. [Epub ahead of print] ]     IF=6,2(5,1)
    • van den Berge JC, Utens EM, Dulfer K, Hartman EM, van Geuns RJ, Daemen J, van Domburg RT.
      Can anxiety and depression, separately or in combination predict subjective health status 10years post-PCI?
      Int J Cardiol. 2015 Mar 17;186:57-59. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.03.147. [Epub ahead of print]     IF=6,2(5,1)
    • Younge JO, Wester VL, van Rossum EF, Gotink RA, Wery MF, Utens EM, Hunink MG, Roos-Hesselink JW.
      Cortisol levels in scalp hair of patients with structural heart disease.
      Int J Cardiol. 2015 Apr 1;184:71-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.02.005. Epub 2015 Feb 10.           IF=6,2(5,1)
    • van Dijk MR, Utens EM, Dulfer K, Al-Qezweny MN, van Geuns RJ, Daemen J, van Domburg RT.
      Depression and anxiety symptoms as predictors of mortality in PCI patients at 10 years of follow-up.
      Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2015 Feb 9. pii: 2047487315571889. [Epub ahead of print]                          IF=2,7(2,7)
    • Opić P, Roos-Hesselink JW, Cuypers JA, Witsenburg M, van den Bosch A, van Domburg RT, Bogers AJ, Utens EM. Psychosocial functioning of adults with congenital heart disease: outcomes of a 30-43 year longitudinal follow-up.Clin Res Cardiol. 2014 Dec 7. [Epub ahead of print]                                                        IF=4,2(3,1)
    • Duppen N, Kapusta L, de Rijke YB, Snoeren M, Kuipers IM, Koopman LP, Blank AC, Blom NA, Dulfer K, Utens EM, Hopman MT, Helbing WA.
      The effect of exercise training on cardiac remodelling in children and young adults with corrected tetralogy of Fallot or Fontan circulation: A randomized controlled trial.
      Int J Cardiol. 2015 Jan 20;179:97-104.. Epub 2014 Oct 22.                                                         IF=6,2(5,1)
    • Cuypers JA, Menting ME, Konings EE, Opić P, Utens EM, Helbing WA, Witsenburg M, van den Bosch AE, Ouhlous M, van Domburg RT, Rizopoulos D, Meijboom FJ, Boersma E, Bogers AJ, Roos-Hesselink JW. Unnatural history of tetralogy of Fallot: prospective follow-up of 40 years after surgical correction.
      Circulation. 2014 Nov 25;130(22):1944-53.                                                                               IF=14,9(15,3)
    • Dieleman GC, Huizink AC, Tulen JH, Utens EM, Creemers HE, van der Ende J, Verhulst FC.
      Alterations in HPA-axis and autonomic nervous system functioning in childhood anxiety disorders point to a chronic stress hypothesis. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2015 Jan;51:135-50. doi: .1016/j.psyneuen.2014.09.002. Epub 2014 Sep 16.                                                                                                                       IF=5,6(6,0)
    • Hartman EM, Dulfer K, Utens EM, van den Berge JC, Daemen J, van Domburg RT.
      Gender differences in quality of life after PCI attenuate after a 10year follow-up.
      Int J Cardiol. 2014 Aug 4. [Epub ahead of print]                                                                      IF=6,2(5,1)
    • Dulfer K, Duppen N, Van Dijk AP, Kuipers IM, Van Domburg RT, Verhulst FC, Van der Ende J, Helbing WA, Utens EM.
      Parental Mental Health Moderates the Efficacy of Exercise Training on Health-Related Quality of Life in Adolescents with Congenital Heart Disease. Pediatr Cardiol. 2014 Jul 31. [Epub ahead of print] IF= 1,6
    • Berghmans JM, Poley M, Weber F, Van de Velde M, Adriaenssens P, Klein J, Himpe D, Utens E. Does the child behavior checklist predict levels of preoperative anxiety at anesthetic induction and postoperative emergence delirium? A prospective cohort study. Minerva Anestesiol. 2014 May 27.[Epub ahead of print] IF=2,3
    • Manassis K, Lee TC, Bennett K, Zhao XY, Mendlowitz S, Duda S, Saini M, Wilansky P, Baer S, Barrett P, Bodden D, Cobham VE, Dadds MR, Flannery-Schroeder E, Ginsburg G, Heyne D, Hudson JL, Kendall PC, Liber J, Masia-Warner C, Nauta MH, Rapee RM, Silverman W, Siqueland L, Spence SH, Utens E, Wood JJ.
      Types of Parental Involvement in CBT With Anxious Youth: A Preliminary Meta-Analysis.
      J Consult Clin Psych. 2014 May 19. [Epub ahead of print]                                                        IF=5,2 (7,1)
    • Helbing WA, Utens E .
      Vocational challenges in congenital heart disease.
      Neth Heart J. 2014 May;22(5):214-5. doi: 10.1007/s12471-014-0545-9.                                          IF=2,3(1,6)
    • Cuypers JA, Eindhoven JA, Slager MA, Opić P, Utens EM, Helbing WA, Witsenburg M, van den Bosch AE, Ouhlous M, van Domburg RT, Rizopoulos D, Meijboom FJ, Bogers AJ, Roos-Hesselink JW.
      The natural and unnatural history of the Mustard procedure: long-term outcome up to 40 years.
      Eur Heart J. 2014 Jul 1;35(25):1666-74. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehu102. Epub 2014 Mar 18. IF=14,7 (13,1)
    • Tepper LA, Caudri D, Utens EM, van der Wiel EC, Quittner AL, Tiddens HA.
      Tracking CF disease progression with CT and respiratory symptoms in a cohort of children aged 6-19 years.
      Pediatr Pulm. 2014 Feb 12. doi: 10.1002/ppul.22991. [Epub ahead of print]                                                 IF= 2,3
    • Dulfer K, Duppen N, Kuipers IM, Schokking M, van Domburg RT, Verhulst FC, Helbing WA, Utens EMJ
      Aerobic Exercise Influences Quality of Life of Children and Youngsters With Congenital Heart Disease: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
      J Adolescent Health. 2014 Feb 8. [Epub ahead of print]                                                          IF= 2,7 (3,7)
    • Dulfer K, Duppen N, Blom NA, Van Domburg RT, Helbing WA, Verhulst FC, Utens EM.

      Effects of exercise training on behavioral and emotional problems in adolescents with tetralogy of Fallot or a Fontan circulation: A randomized controlled trial.

      Int J Cardiol. 2014 Jan 11. [Epub ahead of print].                                                                     IF= 6,2(5,1) 

    • Younge JO, Eindhoven JA, Utens EW, Opić P, Cuypers JA, van den Bosch AE, Witsenburg M, van Domburg RT, Hunink MG, Roos-Hesselink JW.
    • Association between N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide and quality of life in adult patients with congenital heart disease.
      Cardiol Young. 2013 Nov 21:1-7. [Epub ahead of print]                                                             IF= 0.9(1,1)

    • van Zellem L, Utens EM, de Wildt SN, Vet NJ, Tibboel D, Buysse C.

      Analgesia-Sedation in PICU and Neurological Outcome: A Secondary Analysis of Long-Term Neuropsychological Follow-Up in Meningococcal Septic Shock Survivors.
      Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 Dec 20. [Epub ahead of print]                                                           IF= 2.3(2,7)

    • Dulfer K, Duppen N, Blom NA, van Dijk AP, Helbing WA, Verhulst FC, Utens EM.

      Effect of Exercise Training on Sports Enjoyment and Leisure-time Spending in Adolescents with Complex Congenital Heart Disease: The Moderating Effect of Health Behavior and Disease Knowledge.

      Congenit Heart Dis. 2013 Dec 9. doi: 10.1111/chd.12154. [Epub ahead of print]                                IF= 1.2

    • Cuypers JA, Opić P, Menting ME, Utens EM, Witsenburg M, Helbing WA, van den Bosch AE, Ouhlous M, van Domburg RT, Meijboom FJ, Bogers AJ, Roos-Hesselink JW.
      The unnatural history of an atrial septal defect: longitudinal 35 year follow up after surgical closure at young age.
      Heart. 2013 Sep;99(18):1346-52. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2013-304225. Epub 2013 Jul 25.                 IF= 6,0(5,2)
    • Opić P, Roos-Hesselink JW, Cuypers JA, Witsenburg M, van den Bosch A, van Domburg RT, Bogers AJ, Utens EM.
      Sexual functioning is impaired in adults with congenital heart disease.
      Int J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 9;168(4):3872-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.06.029. Epub 2013 Jul 13.                   IF= 6,2(5,1)                         
    • Opić P, Utens EM, Ruys TP, van Domburg RT, Witsenburg M, Bogers AJ, Roos-Hesselink JW.
      Long-term psychosocial outcome of adults with tetralogy of Fallot and transposition of the great arteries: a historical comparison.
      Cardiol Young. 2013 Jul 8:1-12. [Epub ahead of print]                                                                           IF= 0,9(1,1)
    • Dulfer K, Helbing WA, Duppen N, Utens EM.
      Associations between exercise capacity, physical activity, and psychosocial functioning in children with congenital heart disease: A systematic review. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2013 Jun 20. [Epub]                 IF=  2,7(2,7)
    • Duppen N, Takken T, Hopman MT, ten Harkel AD, Dulfer K, Utens EM, Helbing WA. Systematic review of the effects of physical exercise training programmes in children and young adults with Int J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 3;168(3):1779-87. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.05.086. Epub 2013 Jun 6.                                IF= 6,2(5,1)
    • Madderom MJ, Reuser JJ, Utens EM, van Rosmalen J, Raets M, Govaert P, Steiner K, Gischler SJ, Tibboel D,  van Heijst AF, Ijsselstijn H.
      Neurodevelopmental, educational and behavioral outcome at 8 years after neonatal ECMO: a nationwide multicenter study. Intensive Care Med. 2013 Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print]                                    IF=5,5(5,3)
    • Bennett K,et al.- Utens E, Wood J. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Age Effects in Child and Adolescent Anxiety: 
      An Individual Patient Data Meta-analysis. In press 2013, Depress Anxiety. IF= 4.2 (3.9)
    • Lesch W, Specht K, Lux A, Frey M, Utens E, Bauer U.
      Disease-specific knowledge and information preferences of young patients with congenital heart disease.
      Cardiol Young. 2013 Apr 29:1-10. [Epub ahead of print]  IF= 0.9 (1.1)
    • Callus E, Utens E, et al. The impact of actual and perceived disease severity on preoperative psychological wellbeing and illness behavior in adult congenital heart disease patients Pre-operative psychological wellbeing. Cardiol Young 2013 Mar 27:1-8. [Epub ahead of print]  IF= 0.9 (1.1)
    • Ruys TP, van der Bosch AE, … Utens E, et al. Long-term Outcome and Quality of Life after Arterial Switch Operation: A Prospective Study with a Historical Comparison. Congenit Heart Dis 2013;8(3):203-10. IF= 0.9
    • Tepper LA, Utens E, et al. Impact of bronchiectasis and trapped air on quality of life and exacerbations in CF. Eur Respir J. 2013 Jan.  IF=  5.9 (5.9)
    • Dierckx B, Dieleman G, Tulen JHM, Treffers P.D.A. Utens EMWJ, Verhulst FC, Tiemeier H. Persistance of anxiety disorders and concomitant changes in cortisol. J Anxiety Disord, 2012,26:635-41. IF= 3.0 (3.2)
    • Opić P, Utens EM, Moons P, Theuns DA, van Dijk PA, Hoendermis AE; Vliegen HW, de Groot NM, Witsenburg M, Schalij M, Roos-Hesselink JW. 
      Psychosocial impact of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) in young adults with Tetralogy of Fallot  Clin Res Cardiol 2012 in press IF= 3.0 (2.2)
    • Olieman JF, Penning C, Poley MJ, Utens EM, Hop WC, Tibboel D.
      Impact of Infantile Short Bowel Syndrome on Long-Term Health-Related Quality of Life: A Cross-Sectional Study. J Pediat Surgery. 2012 Jul;47(7):1309-16. IF= 1.5 (1.6)
    • Kösters MP, Chinapaw MJ, Zwaanswijk M, van der Wal MF, Utens EM, Koot HM Study design of 'FRIENDS for Life': process and effect evaluation of an indicated school-based prevention programme for childhood anxiety and depression. BMC Public Health. 2012 Jan 27;12:86. IF= 2.0 (2.5)
    • Berghmans J, Weber F, van Akoleyen C, Utens E, Adriaenssens P, Klein J, Himpe D.
      Audiovisual aid viewing immediately before pediatric induction moderates the accompanying parents' anxiety. Paediatr Anaesth. 2011 Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print] IF= 2.1 (1.8)
    • Vermunt LC, Buysse CM, oosten KF, Duivenvoorden HJ, Hazelzet JA, Verhulst FC, Utens EM.
      Survivors of septic shock caused by Neisseria meningitidis in childhood: Psychosocial outcomes in young adulthood. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011 Apr 14. [Epub ahead of print] IF= 3.1 (3.0)
    • Spijkerboer AW, de Koning WB, Duivenvoorden HJ, Bogers AJ, Verhulst FC, Helbing WA, Utens EM.
      Medical predictors for long-term behavioural and emotional outcomes in children and adolescents after invasive treatment for congenital heart disease. J Ped Surg,   2010 Nov;45(11):2146-53.IF= 1.5 (1.6)
    • Buysse CM, Vermunt LC, Raat H, Hazelzet JA, Hop WC, Utens EM, Joosten KF.
      Surviving meningococcal septic shock in childhood: long-term overall outcome and the effect on health-related quality of life.Crit Care. 2010 Jun 29;14(3):R124. [Epub ahead of print] IF= 4.6 (5.0)
    • Legerstee JS, Garnefski N, Jellesma FC, Verhulst FC, Utens EMWJ
      Cognitive Coping in Anxiety-Disordered Adolescents. J Adolesc 2010 May 27. IF= 2.1 (2.8)
    • Liber JM, van Widenfelt BM, van der Leeden AJ, Goedhart AW, Utens EM, Treffers PD.
      The Relation of Severity and Comorbidity to Treatment Outcome with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for childhood Anxiety Disorders.
      J Abnorm Child Psychol. J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2010 Jul;38(5):683-94. IF= 3.1 (4.1)
    • Vermunt LC, Buysse CM, Joosten KF, Hazelzet JA, Verhulst FC, Utens EM.
      Recovery in parents of children and adolescents who survived septic shock caused by Neisseria meningitidis: A cross-sectional study.
      Intensive Crit Care Nurs. Intensive Crit Care Nurs. 2010 Jun;26(3):128-37.Epub 2010 Feb 19. IF= -
    • van der Toorn SL, Huizink AC, Utens EM, Verhulst FC, Ormel J, Ferdinand RF.
      Maternal depressive symptoms, and not anxiety symptoms, are associated with positive mother-child reporting discrepancies of internalizing problems in children: a report on the TRAILS Study.
      Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2010; Apr; 19(4): 379-88.  Epub 2009 Oct  IF= 2.8 (2.7)
    • Liber JM, McLeod BD, Van Widenfelt BM, Goedhart AW. van der Leeden  AJM, Utens EMWJ, Treffers,
      Examining the Relation Between the Therapeutic Alliance, Treatment Adherence, and Outcome of Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Children with Anxiety Disorders PhDA.
      Behav Ther 2010 Jun; 41(2):172-86. Epub 2009 Oct 12.  IF= 2.4 (3.8)
    • Legerstee JS, Tulen JH, Dierckx B, Treffers PD, Verhulst FC, Utens EM.
      CBT for childhood anxiety disorders: differential changes in selective attention between treatment responders and non-responders.
      J Child Psychol Psych 2010; 51(2):162-72. Epub 2009 Sep 10. IF=  4.3 (6.1)
    • Legerstee JS, Garnefski N, Jellesma FC, Verhulst FC, Utens EM.
      Cognitive coping and childhood anxiety disorders.
      Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2010; Feb19(2):143-50.  Epub 2009 Sep 1. IF: 2.8 (2.7)
    • Utens EMWJ, Spijkerboer AW, Bogers AJJC, Verhulst FC, Helbing WA.
      Long-term psychosocial  outcomes  in children and adolescents with congenital heart disease, and in their parents: Rotterdam follow-up  studies.
      Pediatr Cardiol Card Surg 2009; vol 25, no. 4, (600-607). IF= -
    • Utens EM, van Rijen EH, Roos-Hesselink JW, Meijboom FJ, Verhulst FC.
      The psychosocial consequences of a congenital heart defect in adult life: young female patients at risk. Pediatr  Cardiol Card Surg 2009; 25(1): 2-7.   IF=  -               
    • Utens EM.
      Funzionamento psicosociale a lungo termine in bambini e adolescenti con cardiopatie congenite e nei loro genitori.  Pediatrica Medica e Chirurgica. Volume 31(1), Feb 2009 (170), page 25 (abstract). IF= -
    • Legerstee J, Tulen J, Kallen V, Dieleman G, Treffers P, Verhulst F, Utens E.
      Threat-Related Selective Attention Predicts Treatment Success in Childhood Anxiety Disorders.
      J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2009; 48 (2):196-205.  IF: 6.4 (6.0)
    • Spijkerboer AW, Utens EM, Bogers AJ, Verhulst FC ,Helbing WA,.
      Long-term intellectual functioning and school-related behavioural and emotional outcomes in children and adolescents after invasive treatment for congenital heart disease.
      Br J Dev Psychol 2008; 26, 457-470.  IF= 1.6 (1.8)
    • Vermunt LC, Buysse CM, Aarsen FK, Catsman-Berrevoets CE, Duivenvoorden HJ, Joosten KF, Hazelzet JA, Verhulst FC, Utens EM.
      Long-term cognitive functioning in children and adolescents who survived septic shock caused by Neisseria meningitidis. Br J Clin Psychol 2009; 48: 195-208. IF= 1.9 (2.7)
    • Liber JM, van Widenfelt BM, Goedhart AW, Utens EM, van der Leeden AJ, Markus MT, Treffers PD.
      Parenting and parental anxiety and depression as predictors of treatment outcome for childhood anxiety disorders: has the role of fathers been underestimated?
      J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 2008; 37(4):747-58.  IF= 1.9 (3.7)
    • Buysse CM, Raat H, Hazelzet JA, Hulst JM, Cransberg K, Hop WC, Vermunt LC, Utens EM, Maliepaard M, Joosten KF.
      Long-term health status in childhood survivors of meningococcal septic shock.
      Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2008; 162(11):1036-410. IF= 4.1 (4.9)
    • de Koning WB, van Osch-Gevers M, Ten Harkel AD, van Domburg RT, Spijkerboer AW, Utens EM, Bogers AJ, Helbing WA.
      Follow-up outcomes 10 years after arterial switch operation for transposition of the great arteries: comparison of cardiological health status and health-related quality of life to those of the a normal reference population.
      Eur J Pediatr 2008; 167(9):995-1004. IF= 1.9 (1.7)
    • Spijkerboer AW, Utens EM, Bogers AJ, Helbing WA, Verhulst FC.
      A historical comparison of long-term behavioral and emotional outcomes in children and adolescents after invasive treatment for congenital heart disease. J Pediatr Surg 2008; 43(3):534-9. IF= 1.5 (1.6)
    • Vermunt LC, Buysse CM, Joosten KF, Oranje AP, Hazelzet JA, Verhulst FC, Utens EM.
      Self-esteem in children and adolescents after septic shock caused by Neisseria meningitidis: scars do matter.
      J Adolesc Health 2008; 42(4):386-93. IF= 3.3 (4.0)
    • Liber JM, Van Widenfelt BM, Utens EM, Ferdinand RF, Van der Leeden AJ, Gastel WV, Treffers PD.
      No differences between group versus individual treatment of childhood anxiety disorders in a randomised clinical trial. J Child Psychol Psychiatry 2008; 49(8): 886-893.  IF= 4.3 (6.1)
    • Legerstee JS, Huizink AC, van Gastel W, Liber JM, Treffers PD, Verhulst FC, Utens EM.
      Maternal anxiety predicts favourable treatment outcomes in anxiety-disordered adolescents.
      Acta Psychiatr Scand 2008; 117(4):289-98.  IF= 4.2 (4.2)
    • Buysse C, Vermunt L, Utens E, Joosten K, Hazelzet J.
      Outcome research in meningococcal septic shock.
      Crit Care 2008; 12(1):402.Epub 2008 Jan 17. No abstract available. IF= 4.6 (5.0)
    • Meijboom FJ, Roos-Hesselink JW, McGhie JS, Spitaels SE, van Domburg RT, Utens EM, Simoons ML, Bogers AJ.
      Consequences of a selective approach toward pulmonary valve replacement in adult patients with tetralogy of Fallot and pulmonary regurgitation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2008; 135(1):50-5. IF= 3.4 (3.5)
    • Vermunt LC, Buysse CM, Joosten KF, Hazelzet JA, Verhulst FC, Utens EM.
      Behavioural, emotional, and post-traumatic stress problems in children and adolescents, long term after septic shock caused by Neisseria meningitidis. Br J Clin Psychol 2008; 47(3):251-63.  IF= 1.9 (2.7)
    • Kallen VL, Tulen JH, Utens EM, Treffers PD, De Jong FH, Ferdinand RF.
      Associations between HPA axis functioning and level of anxiety in children and adolescents with an anxiety disorder. Depress Anxiety 2008; 25(2):131-41.  IF= 4.2 (3.9)
    • Spijkerboer AW, Helbing WA, Bogers AJ, Van Domburg RT, Verhulst FC, Utens EM.
      Long-term psychological distress, and styles of coping, in parents of children and adolescents who underwent invasive treatment for congenital cardiac disease.
      Cardiol Young 2007 Dec; 17(6):638-45. IF= 0.8 (1.0)
    • Buysse CM, Raat H, Hazelzet JA, Vermunt LC, Utens EM, Hop WC, Joosten KF.
      Long-term health-related quality of life in survivors of meningococcal septic shock in childhood and their parents. Qual Life Res 2007; Dec 16(10):1567-76.  IF= 2.3 (2.8)
    • Spijkerboer AW, Utens EM, Bogers AJ, Verhulst FC, Helbing WA
      Long-term behavioural and emotional problems in four cardiac diagnostic groups of children and adolescents after invasive treatment for congenital heart disease.
      Int J Cardiol
      2007 Apr;10: 25(1):66-73. IF= 7.1 (4.1)
    • Ferdinand RF, Bongers IL, van der Ende J, van Gastel W, Tick N, Utens E, Verhulst FC.
      Distinctions between separation anxiety and social anxiety in children and adolescents.
      Behav Res Ther 2006;  Nov; 44(11):1523-35. IF= 3.3 (4.1)
    • Spijkerboer AW, Utens EM, De Koning WB, Bogers AJ, Helbing WA, Verhulst FC.
      Health-related Quality of Life in children and adolescents after invasive treatment for congenital heart disease. Qual Life Res 2006; May 15(4):663-73.  IF= 2.3 (2.8)
    • Roos-Hesselink JW, Meijboom FJ, Spitaels SE, Van Domburg RT, Van Rijen EH, Utens EM, Bogers AJ, Simoons ML. 
      Long-term outcome after surgery for pulmonary stenosis (a longitudinal study of 22-33 years).
      Eur Heart J 2006; 27: 482-488.  IF= 10.5 (10.5)
    • van Rijen EHM, Utens EMWJ, Roos-Hesselink JW, Meijboom FJ, van Domburg RT, Roelandt JRTC, Bogers AJJC, & Verhulst FC
      Current subjective state of health and longitudinal psychological well-being over a period of 10 years, in a cohort of adults with congenital cardiac disease.
      Cardiol Young
      Apr 2005; 15 (2):168-75. IF= 0.8 (1.0)
    • van Rijen EHM, Utens EMWJ, Roos-Hesselink JW, Meijboom FJ, van Domburg RT, Roelandt JRTC, Bogers AJJC, & Verhulst FC
      Longitudinal development of psychopathology in an adult congenital heart disease cohort.
      Int J Cardiol 18; 99(2):315-23 (2005, March).  IF= 7.1 (4.1)
    • Van Rijen EHM, Utens EMWJ, Roos-Hesselink JW, Meijboom FJ, Van Domburg RT, Roelandt JRTC, Bogers AJJC, Verhulst FC.
      Styles of coping and social support in a cohort of adults with congenital heart disease.
      Cardiol Young 2004; 14:122-130.  IF= 0.8 (1.0)
    • Van Rijen EH, Utens EM, Roos-Hesselink JW, Meijboom FJ, Van Domburg RT, Roelandt JR, Bogers AJ, Verhulst FC.
      Medical predictors for psychopathology in adults with operated congenital heart disease.
      Eur Heart J 2004 Sep; 25(18):1605-13.  IF= 10.5 (10.5)
    • Roos-Hesselink JW, Meijboom FJ, Spitaels SE, van Domburg R, van Rijen EH, Utens EM, Bogers AJ, Simoons ML.
      Outcome of patients after surgical closure of ventricular septal defect at young age: longitudinal follow-up of 22-34 years.  Eur Heart J 2004; 25, 1057-1062. IF= 10.5 (10.5)
    • Roos-Hesselink JW, Meijboom FJ, Spitaels SE, van Domburg R, van Rijen EH, Utens EM, Bogers AJ, Simoons ML.
      Decline in ventricular function and clinical condition after mustard repair for transposition of the great arteries (a prospective study of 22-29 years). Eur Heart J. 2004; 25(14):1264-70. IF= 10.5 (10.5)
    • van Rijen EH, Utens EM, Roos-Hesselink JW, Meijboom FJ, van Domburg RT, Roelandt JR, Bogers AJ, Verhulst FC.
      Psychosocial functioning of the adult with congenital heart disease: a 20-33 years follow-up.
      Eur Heart J 2003; 24(7):673-83 IF= 10.5 (10.5)
    • Roos-Hesselink JW, Meijboom FJ, Spitaels SE, van Domburg R, van Rijen EH, Utens EM, Bogers AJ, Simoons ML.
      Excellent survival and low incidence of arrhythmias, stroke and heart failure long-term after surgical ASD closure at young age. A prospective follow-up study of 21-33 years.
      Eur Heart J 2003; 24(2):190-7.  IF= 10.5 (10.5)
    • van Rijen EH, Utens EM.   Psychopathology in adults with congenital heart disease: the attribution of longitudinal cohort studies. Eur Heart J 2003; 24(23):2159-60.  IF= 10.5 (10.5)
    • Utens EMWJ, Versluis-Den Bieman HJ, Witsenburg M, Bogers AJJC,  Hess J, Verhulst FC.
      Does age at the time of elective cardiac surgery or catheter intervention in children influence the longitudinal development of psychological distress and styles of coping of parents?
      Cardiol Young 2002; 12: 524-530.  IF= 0.8 (1.0)
    • Utens EMWJ, Versluis-Den Bieman HJ, Witsenburg M, Bogers AJJC, Verhulst FC, Hess J.
      Cognitive, and behavioural and emotional functioning of young children awaiting elective cardiac surgery or catheter intervention. Cardiol Young 2001; 11: 153-160. IF= 0.8 (1.0)
    • Utens EMWJ, Versluis-Den Bieman HJ, Verhulst FC, Witsenburg M, Bogers AJJC, Hess J.
      Psychological distress and coping in parents of children awaiting elective heart surgery.
      Cardiol Young 2000; 10: 239 - 244.  IF= 0.8 (1.0)
    • Utens EMWJ, Verhulst FC, Duivenvoorden HJ, Meijboom FJ, Erdman RAM, Hess J.
      Prediction of psychopathology in children and adolescents with operated congenital heart disease: follow-up results.
      Journal of Heart Disease. (J Internat Academy Cardiol),1999; 1(1) abstracts: 18.  IF= -
    • Utens EMWJ, Versluis HJM, Verhulst FC, Meijboom FJ, Bos E, Roelandt JRTC, Hess J.
      Psychopathology in young adults with congenital heart disease: follow-up results.
      Journal of Heart Disease. (J Internat Academy Cardiol), 1999; 1(1) abstracts: 85.  IF= -
    • Utens EM, Versluis-Den Bieman HJ, Verhulst FC, Meijboom FJ, Erdman RA, Hess J.
      Psychopathology in young adults with congeni­tal heart disease.
      Eur Heart J 1998; 19:647-651.  IF= 10.5 (10.5)
    • Utens EM, Verhulst FC, Duivenvoorden HJ, Meijboom FJ, Erdman RA, Hess J.
      Prediction of behavioural and emotional problems in chil­dren and adolescents with operated congenital heart disease. Eur Heart J 1998; 19:801-807.  IF= 10.5 (10.5)
    • Meijboom FJ, Bogers AJJC, Utens EMWJ, Roelandt JRTC, Hess J.
      Long term outcome after corrective surgery for congenital heart disease in infancy and childhood. Cardiology 1997(4); 9:299-304.  IF= 1.7 (1.5)
    • Meijboom FJ, Bogers AJJC, Utens EMWJ, Roelandt JRTC, Hess J.
      Résultats à long terme après correction chirurgicale des cardiopathies congenitales dans l'enfance et l'adolescence. Journal de Cardiologie 1997; 9:253-264.  IF= -
    • Meijboom FJ, Szatmari A, Deckers JW, Utens EMWJ, Roelandt JRTC, Bos E, Hess J
      Cardiac Status and health-related quality of life in the long term after surgical repair of Tetralogy of Fallot in infancy and childhood. J Thor Cardiovasc Surg 1995; 110(4): 883-91.  IF= 3.4 (3.5)
    • Utens EMWJ, Verhulst FC, Erdman RAM, Meijboom FJ, Duivenvoorden HJ, Bos E, Roelandt JRTC, Hess, J. Psychosocial functioning of young adults after surgical correction for congenital heart disease in childhood: a follow-up study. J Psychosom Res 1994; 38(7): 745-758.  IF= 3.3 (3.6)
    • Utens EMWJ, Verhulst FC, Meijboom FJ, Duivenvoorden HJ, Erdman RAM, Bos E, Roelandt JRTC, Hess, J. Behavourial and Emotional Problems in Children and Adolescents with Conge­nital Heart Disease.
      Psychol Med 1993; 23:415-424.  IF= 6.2 (6.1)
    • Meijboom FJ, Szatmari A, Utens EMWJ, Deckers JW, Roelandt JRTC, Bos E, Hess J. Long-term follow up after surgical closure of ventricular septal defect in infancy and Childhood.
      JACC
        1994; 24(5):1358-64.  IF= 14.3 (13.1)
    • Meijboom FJ, Hess J, Szatmari A, Utens EMWJ, McGhie J, Deckers JW, Roelandt JRTC, Bos E. Long-term follow-up (9 to 20 years) after surgical closure of atrial septal defect at a young age.
      Am J Cardiol 1993; 72:1431-34.  IF= 3.4 (3.6)
    • Poppe M, Utens E. Effects of greed and fear of being gypped in a social dilemma situation with changing pool size. Journal of Economic Psychology 1986; 7:61-73.  IF= 1.1 (1.6)

    Publication list National:

    • Utens et al. Reactie De Psycholoog, 2020, 55(6): pg.6,  COVID-19 verergert dwangstoornis. In press, 2020.
    • New Practice standard Anxiety disorders in children/adolescents 2020, Knowledge Center for Child and  Adolescent Psychiatry, Utens coauthor. https://www.kenniscentrum-kjp.nl/Professionals/Angst/
    • Fact sheet anxiety disorders in children, VGCT 2019, Utens co-author. https://www.vgct.nl/stream/factsheet-angst-bij-kinderen-lronline-final.pdf
    • Utens, E., Stapersma, L., van der Mheen, M., van Dalen, M. & Dessens, A. (2019).
      Depressie en angst bij kinderen en jongeren met een lichamelijke aandoening: screening en behandeling.
      Kinder- & Jeugdpsychotherapie, 46(1).
    • E.H.M. van Rijen en E.M.W.J. Utens
      Emotionele  en gedragsproblemen bij volwassenen met een aangeboren hartafwijking. Huidig niveau, longitudinaal beloop en medische voorspellers. Hartbulletin (Netherlands Heart Journal) Jun 2006; 37. IF=1.4
    • Meijboom FJ, Bogers AJJC, Utens EMWJ, Roelandt JRTC, Hess J.
      Lange termijn ontwikkeling na heelkundige correctie van aangebo­ren hartziekte bij kinderen.
      Tijdschrift voor Cardiologie 1997; 9:253-264.  IF= -
    • Utens EMWJ, Verhulst FC, Erdman RAM, Meijboom FJ, Duivenvoorden HJ, Hess J.
      Psychosociaal functioneren van jeugdigen en jong-volwassenen 9 jaar en langer na Operatieve behandeling van een aangeboren hartafwijking op de kinderleeftijd. Ned Tijdschr Geneesk ( Netherlands Journal of Medicine) 1996; 140(21):1126-1130.  IF = 2.1 (1.7)
    • Utens L, Erdman R, Verhage F. Het psychologisch voorbereiden van patiënten op ingrijpende medische procedures: een literatuurover­zicht. Gedrag en Gezondheid 1986; 14(1): 11-18.  IF= -

    Publication list Books:

    Official translations of cognitive behavioral treatment protocols for anxiety disorders in children
    and adolescents.

    • Utens EMWJ et al. (Ned vertaling/bewerking CBT kind module). The CHIP Family protocol for young children with congenital heart disease: problem prevention therapy/CBT based training. Gezinstraining ter verbetering van emotionele weerbaarheid voor kleuters met een aangeboren hartafwijking, ouders en siblings. Interne publicatie,  ErasmusMC-Sophia Rotterdam , 2016.
    • Utens EMWJ (Ned. Vertaling). Auteurs: Szigethy E, Ross K, Chan, E, Weisz J, Beardslee WR,  USA 2007
      CBT protocol: Training ter verbetering van primaire en secundaire controle over de ziekte  ((PASCET-PI).
      Gezinswerkboek, 2014.  Interne publicatie,  ErasmusMC-Sophia Rotterdam , 2014
    • Utens EMWJ (Ned. Vertaling). Auteurs: Szigethy, Boston, USa 2003.
      CBT protocol: ACTIE & DENK  WERKBOEK. Omgaan met een ziekte.
      Interne publicatie,  ErasmusMC-Sophia Rotterdam , 2014 
    • Utens EMWJ, Ferdinand RF (Ned. Vertaling).
      Auteur: P. Barrett. FRIENDS for Life – group leader’s manual for children
      VRIENDEN voor het Leven - voor kinderen. Handleiding voor groepsleiders
      Uitgever: Afdeling Kinder- en Jeugdpsychiatrie/psychologie ErasmusMC-Sophia
      ISBN 90-75584-19-9, 2006. 2014 Complete new lay-out
    • Utens EMWJ, Ferdinand RF (Ned. Vertaling).
      Auteur: P. Barrett. FRIENDS for Life – workbook for children.
      VRIENDEN voor het Leven – werkboek voor kinderen.
      Uitgever: Afdeling Kinder- en Jeugdpsychiatrie/psychologie ErasmusMC-Sophia
      ISBN 90-75584-18-0, 2006. 2014 Complete new lay-out.
    • Utens EMWJ (Ned. Vertaling). FIJN: VRIENDEN ! Handleiding voor trainers om emotionele veerkracht door middel van spel op te bouwen bij 4 tot en met 7 jarigen.
      Auteur: P. Barrett. FUN FRIENDS (trainers’ guide).
      Uitgever: Afdeling Kinder- en Jeugdpsychiatrie/psychologie, Erasmus MC-Sophia Kinderziekenhuis,
      ISBN / EAN: 978-90-75584-20-2,  1e druk sept. 2011.
    • Utens EMWJ (Ned. Vertaling). FIJN: VRIENDEN! Handleiding voor ouders om emotionele veerkracht door middel van spel op te bouwen bij  4 tot en met 7 jarigen.
      Auteur: P. Barrett. FUN FRIENDS (parents’ guide).
      Afdeling Kinder- en Jeugdpsychiatrie/Psychologie, Erasmus MC – Sophia Kinderziekenhuis,
      ISBN 978-90-75584-21-9, 1e druk sept. 2011.
    • Utens EMWJ, van Dam K, Ferdinand RF (Ned. Vertaling)
      VRIENDEN werkboek voor jongeren- voor individuele toepassing
      Auteur: P. Barrett et al. FRIENDS workbook for youth.
      Uitgever: Afdeling Kinder- en Jeugdpsychiatrie Erasmus MC- Sophia kinderziekenhuis
      ISBN 90-75584-16-4, 2003, 2002, 2009
    • Utens EMWJ, van der Toorn S, Ferdinand RF (Ned. Vertaling)
      VRIENDEN werkboek voor jongeren (voor toepassing in groepen)
      Auteur: P. Barrett et al. FRIENDS workbook for youth.
      Uitgever: Afdeling Kinder- en Jeugdpsychiatrie Erasmus MC- Sophia kinderziekenhuis
      ISBN 90-75584-12-1, 2003, 2002, 2009
    • Utens EMWJ, de Nijs P, Ferdinand RF (Ned. Vertaling).
      Auteur: P. Barrett, C. Turner. FRIENDS for children- manual for group leaders
      VRIENDEN voor kinderen- handleiding voor groepsleiders
      Uitgever: Afdeling Kinder- en Jeugdpsychiatrie ErasmusMC-Sophia
      ISBN 90-75584-11-3 , 2001, herdruk 2002, 2006
    • Utens E, Ferdinand RF. (Ned. Vertaling)
      Auteur: P. Barrett, H. Lowry-Webtser, C. Turner. FRIENDS for youth- manual for group leaders
      VRIENDEN voor jongeren. Handleiding voor groepsleiders.
      Rotterdam: Uitgever Afdeling Kinder- en Jeugdpsychiatrie ErasmusMC-Sophia kinderziekenhuis
      ISBN 90-75584-17-2, 2003, 2002, herdruk 2003
    • Utens EMWJ, Ferdinand RF (Ned. Vertaling)
      Auteur: P. Barrett, H. Lowry-Webster, C. Turner. FRIENDS supplement for parents
      Het VRIENDEN voor kinderen – supplement voor ouders.
      Rotterdam: Uitgever: Afdeling Kinder- en Jeugdpsychiatrie Erasmus MC- Sophia kinderziekenhuis
      ISBN 90-75584-15-6, 2003
    • Utens EMWJ, Ferdinand RF (Ned. Vertaling)
      VRIENDEN werkboek voor kinderen
      Auteur: P. Barrett et al. FRIENDS workbook for children.
      Uitgever: Afdeling Kinder- en Jeugdpsychiatrie Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam,
      Academisch Ziekenhuis Rotterdam Sophia,
      ISBN 90-75584-10-5, 2001
    • Utens EMWJ, Ferdinand RF (Ned. Vertaling)
      VRIENDEN werkboek voor kinderen- individuele versie
      Uitgever: Afdeling Kinder- en Jeugdpsychiatrie Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam,
      Academisch Ziekenhuis Rotterdam Sophia 
      ISBN 90-75584-13-x, 2001
    • Utens EMWJ, Ferdinand RF (Ned. Vertaling)
      Hoe leer je kinderen en pubers vaardigheden om zich prettiger te voelen?
      Ouder-werkgroep bij het VRIENDEN Programma
      Uitgever: Afdeling Kinder- en Jeugdpsychiatrie Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam,
      Academisch Ziekenhuis Rotterdam Sophia, 2001

    Publication list Contribution to books:

    • Booklet reporting on World Congres Behavioral and Cognitive therapy, publisher Dutch Association for Behavioral and Cognitive therapy (VGCT). 2 Booklets (1 Dutch, 1 English) Utens interview therein.
    • Chapter Psychological and Social Aspects of Paediatric Cardiac Disease. Dr. Mussato (USA) and Utens, in handbook: “Psychological and Social Aspects of Pediatric Cardiac Disease” in 4th Edition, 2019
    • Chapter 5 of Book: Treating childhood and adolescent anxiety, By E. Lebowitz and H. Omer, Utens Dutch translation chapter 5. De Bascule, 2018.
    • Chapter 7.The Age of Onset of Anxiety Disorders , pg. 125-149. Legerstee, Dierckx, Utens,  Verhulst, Zieldorff, Dieleman,  de Lijster.
      Eds. Girolamo, McGorry, Sartorius, Springer 2019.  
    • Co-editor with prof. Corno, UK, of ePUb book: Research Neuro-Development and Psychological
      Issues in Congenital Heart Defects,  in press , by Frontiers in Pediatrics for  2018
      https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/4898/neuro-development-and-psychological-issues-in-congenital-heart-defects#articles
    • Jackson J, Dulfer K, Utens E. Chapter: Adolescent Behavior.  Book: Congenital Heart Disease and Adolescence. Chapter:  Adolescent Behavior. Thomet, Schwerzmann, Moons (Eds)., 2016 in press
    • N. Doherty and E. Utens.  A family affair (chapter 7) Book: Neurodevelopmental and Psychological Phenotypes of Children with Congenital Heart Disease. C. McCukser (Ed), Elsevier, 2016 in press.
    • Elisabeth M. Utens and Eveline Levert. Psychological aspects in children and adolescents with congenital heart disease and their parents. Book: Clinical Psychology and Congenital Heart Disease Edward Callus, Emilia Quadri (Eds), Springer, 2015
    • E.M.W.J. Utens, J.P. van Melle. (2013). Chapter 26: Psychosocial problems.
      Book: Congenital heart disease in adults. Ed. H. Hamer.  Bohn Stafleu van Loghum
    • Dulfer, K., Helbing, W.A., & Utens, E.M.W.J. (2012). Coping in Parents of Children with Congenital Heart Disease. In B. Molinelli & V. Grimaldo (Ed.), Handbook of the Psychology of Coping: New Research (pp. 307-320). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science. ISBN: 978-1-62081-464-2
    • Elisabeth MWJ Utens, Elisabeth HM van Rijen, Petra Opic, Jolien W. Roos-Hesselink. Quality of life and psychosocial functioning in adults with congenital heart disease (review). Book chapter in: “Pediatric Cardiovascular Medicine”. Chapter 54. Quality of life, Wiley-Blackwell, in press (invitation only).
    • Van Rijen EH, Utens EM. Psychological aspects of congenital heart disease in children. Book chapter in: “Congenital Heart Defects: From Origin to Treatment". Chapter 20, pages 338-356. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. (peer reviewed, invitation only).
    • Van Rijen EH, Utens EM.
      Psychosocial functioning in adults with congenital heart disease: the same in males as in females?
      Book: “Chapter in: Congenital Heart Defects: Etiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment”. Chapter 6,  pp. 145-166.
      New York: Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2009, (invitation only).
    • Utens EMWJ, Meijboom FJ. Psychosociaal functioneren van jeugdigen en jong-volwassenen die als kind geopereerd zijn voor een aangeboren hartafwijking. In: Intensive Care Capita Selecta 2001. Editors: Bakker J, de Lange B, Rommes J. Uitgeverij: Stichting Venti-Care Utrecht, 2001;15-23.
    • Utens EMWJ.
      Medisch Psychologische en psychosociale gevolgen van het hebben van een aangeboren hartafwijking. Intern Rapport, IGZ-evaluatie Kinderhartchirurgie,
      Presentatie Academisch Ziekenhuis Rotterdam, pg 27-30, 1998
    • Utens EMWJ.
      Psychosociaal functioneren van jeugdigen en jong-volwassenen met een aangeboren hartafwijking: follow-up resultaten.
      Book: Therapeutisch handelen in de kindergeneeskunde en kinderverpleegkunde II: cursusboek 25ste kinderartsenweek 1996 (pg. 92-94)/ red. L.W.A. van Suijlekom-Smit. Rotterdam: Post Academisch Onderwijs Kindergeneeskunde, Sophia Kinderziekenhuis.
    • Meijboom FJ, Bogers AJJC, Utens EMWJ, Hess J.
      Long-term outcome after surgery for congenital heart disease.
      Book: Intensive Care in childhood – a challenge to the future Eds. D. Tibboel, E. van der Voort p. 449-457 Springer-Verlag 1996, ISBN 3-540-61130-4
    • Utens EMWJ, Verhulst FC, Meijboom FJ, Duivenvoorden HJ, Erdman RAM, Bos E, Roelandt JRTC, Hess, J. Behavioural and Emotional Problems in Children and Adolescents with Conge­nital Heart Disease. (Psychol Med 1993; 23:415-424).
      Republication in: Meijboom FJ. Long-term outcome after surgery for congenital heart disease in infancy and childhood. Proefschrift Erasmus Universi­teit Rotterdam, 1995.
    • Utens EMWJ, Verhulst FC, Erdman RAM, Meijboom FJ, Duivenvoorden HJ, Bos E, Roelandt JRTC, Hess, J. Psychosocial functioning of young adults after surgical  correc­tion for congenital heart disease in childhood: a follow-up study.  (J Psycho­som Res 1994; 38:745-758).
      Republication in: Meijboom FJ. Long-term outcome after surgery for congenital heart disease in infancy and childhood. Proefschrift Erasmus Universi­teit Rotterdam, 1995.
    • Utens EMWJ.
      Psychosocial aspects of congenital heart disease in children, adolescents and adults.
      In: Walter PJ, ed. Quality of Life after open heart surgery. Dor­drecht/Bos­ton/Lond­on: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992: 325-331.
    • Utens EMWJ, Erdman RAM.
      Psychosocial aspects of Congenital Heart Disease in Adolescents and Adults.
      In: Congeni­tal Heart Disease in Adolescents and Adults. Hess J, Sutherland GR, Quaegebeur JN, eds.
      Dor­drec­ht: Kluwer Academic Pub­lishers, 1992:187-197.
    • Utens E.M.W.J.
      Aangeboren hartafwijkingen bij adolescenten en (jong-) volwassenen: psychosoci­ale aspecten.
      In: Psychoanalyse in onderzoek. Trijsburg RW, Erdman RAM, Passchier J, eds. As­sen/Maas­tircht: Van Gorcum, 1992:210-218.

    Publication list Others:

    • R. Eijlers, B. Dierckx, J. Legerstee L. Staals,. E. Utens. 
      Voorbereiden op operatie met Virtual Reality, Magazine Kinderverpleegkunde   (nr. 3  V&VN ), december 2017.
    • E. Levert, E, Utens, W. Helbing. De behoefte aan psychosociale zorg van kinderen met een angeboren hartafwijking en hun ouders. Sinus, blad Patiëntenvereniging aangeboren hartafwijkingen, 2015 . juni pgs.  28-30.
    • E. Utens, J. Legerstee.
      Hulp bij angststoornissen 4-7 jarigen. Minder angst, meer emotionele veerkracht.
      Het Jonge Kind, 2013; jaargang 40 (10): 10-13.
    • E. Utens, J. Roos-Hesselink.
      Lange-termijn vervolgonderzoek naar het psychosociaal functioneren van volwassenen, 30-43 jaar na een openhartoperatie op de kinderleeftijd voor een aangeboren hartafwijking. Sinus, blad Patiëntenvereniging aangeboren hartafwijkingen. 2012; jaargang 11, 25
    • K Dulfer, E Utens, N Duppen, W Helbing.
      Sport en spel.
      Sinus, blad Patiëntenvereniging aangeboren hartafwijkingen. 2011; jaargang 10, 26.
    • Een aangeboren hartafwijking en seksualiteit.
      Sinus, blad Patiëntenvereniging aangeboren hartafwijkingen. 2010; jaargang 9, 38-39.
    • Utens E.
      Hoe ga je als ouders om met het feit dat je kind een aangeboren hartafwijking heeft? 
      Sinus, blad Patiëntenvereniging aangeboren hartafwijkingen. 2010; jaargang 9, 18-20
    • Liber JM, Utens EMWJ, van der Leeden AJM, et al.
      Individuele behandeling of groepsbehandeling: is er verschil?
      Kind en Adolescent jaargang 30:181-194, 2009
    • Utens EMWJ
      Psychosociale aspecten van het hebben van een aangeboren hartafwijking bij kinderen, tieners en (jong)volwassenen en hun ouders. Verslag van de lezing.
      Ons Hartekind (Blad Belgische patiëntenvereniging), 2009: jaargang 29, no.2, pp.6-8
    • L. Utens, A. Spijkerboer en W. Helbing.
      Intelligentie en functioneren op school van kinderen en tieners met een aangeboren hartafwijking.
      Sinus, blad Patiëntenvereniging aangeboren hartafwijkingen. 2009; jaargang 8, 38-39.
    • Liber J. en Utens E.
      Behandeling van angststoornissen bij kinderen. Heeft men de rol van vaders onderschat?
      Silhouet (kwartaalblad i.s.m. Nederlands Kenniscentrum angst en depressie, voorjaar 2009, 1: 4-7.
    • Elisabeth Utens.
      Het VRIENDEN programma tegen angst en depressie bij kinderen en jongeren, nieuwe ontwikkelingen.
      De psycholoog, 2009, jaargang 44, pag 24-27
    • JS Legerstee, EMWJ Utens & PDA Treffers.
      Selectieve aandacht voorspelt behandelsucces bij kinderen met een angststoornis.
      Angst Dwang en Fobie stichting, vizier nummer 1, voorjaar 2009
    • Utens L, Spijkerboer A, Helbing W. 
      Lange-termijn gedrags- en emotionele problemen bij kinderen en tieners met aangeboren hartafwijkingen. Sinus. Patiëntvereniging aangeboren hartafwijkingen. 2008 (7);23-24.
    • E.M.W.J. Utens, E.H.M. van Rijen, J.W. Roos-Hesselink, F.J. Meijboom, A.J.J.C. Bogers, F.C. Verhulst.
      Psychosociaal functioneren van volwassenen 20 tot 33 jaar na een openhartoperatie op de kinderleeftijd voor een aangeboren hartafwijking. Hartbulletin, 38 (1), Feb 2007; 21-26.
    • E.M.W.J. (Lisbeth) Utens.
      Het VRIENDEN programma tegen angst en depressie bij kinderen en jongeren. Psychopraxis, okt 2007, jaargang 9, pag 192-197. uitgeverij: Bohn Stafleu van Loghum
    • A.W. Spijkerboer, M.S., E.M.W.J. Utens, Ph.D., W.A. Helbing, M.D., Ph.D., F.C. Verhulst, M.D., Ph.D.
      Long-term health-related quality of life in children who underwent invasive treatment for congenital heart disease, and psychological distress and coping styles in their parents. Syllabus POST Academisch Onderwijs Kindergeneeskunde, januari 2007
    • E.H.M. van Rijen en E.M.W.J. Utens.
      Emotionele  en gedragsproblemen bij volwassenen met een aangeboren hartafwijking. Huidig niveau, longitudinaal beloop en medische voorspellers. Hartbulletin, jaargang 37, juni 2006.
    • Met een gerust hart afscheid nemen bij het schoolhek. Hartwijzer basisschool. Patiëntvereniging Aangeboren Hartafwijkingen (PAH), 2006 (co-auteur).
    • Interview met E. Utens.
      Angst en depressie komen het meest voor. Plein Primair (vakblad primair onderwijs) 2006, jaargang 8 (1).
    • E. Utens. Angststoornissen. Reactie op “Alles draait om de man of de vrouw voor de klas” (ingezonden brief). Didaktief  (opinieblad schoolpraktijk), 2005 (35: 10, pag.36)
    • Lisbeth Utens en Robert Ferdinand.
      De Multidimensional Anxiety Scale for Children (MASC): een nieuwe angstvragenlijst voor kinderen en adolescenten. Kind en Adolescent Praktijk, 2004 Dec; 3(4): 42-43.
    • Utens LMWJ, Siebelink BM.
      Nieuwe diagnostiek van angststoornissen bij kinderen en jeugdigen. Recente ontwikkelingen in instrumentarium. Kind en Adolescent 2002; 23 (4)234-249.
    • Utens EMWJ.
      Instrumentarium angststoornissen kinderen. Instrumentarium voor het meten van angst bij kinderen en jeugdigen: nieuwe ontwikkelingen. Tijdschrift voor orthopedagogiek, kinderpsychiatrie en klinische kinderpsychologie, 2001; 26:171-181
    • Utens EMWJ.
      Meten van angst bij kinderen en jeugdigen: Nieuwe ontwikkelingen. In: Verslag van het symposium Angststoornissen bij kinderen en adolescenten. Uitgeverij: Afdeling Kinder- en Jeugdpsychiatrie, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, i.s.m. Curium, Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, 2001; 57-65
    • Utens EMWJ.
      Medisch Psychologische en psychosociale gevolgen van het hebben van een aangeboren hartafwijking. Intern Rapport, IGZ-evaluatie Kinderhartchirurgie, Academisch Ziekenhuis Rotterdam, pg 27-30, 1998
    • Poppe M. & E. Utens.
      Het effect van verandering in de hoeveel­heid van een gemeenschap­pelijk goed op keuzegedrag in een sociaal dilemma situatie. Reader ASPO-werkgroep "Inkomen en beloning", Utrecht, april 1983.

    Websites/web publications:

    • Het FIJN: VRIENDEN! Programma voor 4 tot en met 7 jarigen. 28 sept 2011 - 2019 http://www.onderwijsnieuwsdienst.nl/index.php?mod=intern&id=94659
    • CORIENCE. Individuals with a heart defect can develop a kind of resilience (interview). http://www.corience.org/living-with-a-heart-defect/personal-perspectives/elisabeth-utens/?PHPSESSID=a8100568d4c1286b55ce30c93cdcfd71. Sept 2011
    • CORIENCE
      Drugs and congenital heart defects. E. Utens reviewer 07-07-2009
      http://www.corience.org/living-with-a-heart-defect/adults/body-soul/drugs/?sword_list[0]=drugs
    • CORIENCE
      Cardiopatitis: a psychologist’s point of view. Interview with E. Utens 16-03-2009
      http://www.corience.org/living-with-a-heart-defect/cardiopatitis/interview-elisabeth-utens
    • CORIENCE (independent European platform on congenital heart disease)
      How a heart defect may affect sexuality E. Utens reviewer 10-02-2009
      http://www.corience.org/living-with-a-heart-defect/adults/love-sex-friendships/sexuality/?sword_list[0]=sex
    • Ontwerp/beheer website: www.vriendenprogramma.nl
    • Op onderwijssite: Kennisnet Leerlingzorg, 2008
      VRIENDEN programma:  protocol tegen angst en depressie - dr. Lisbeth (E.) Utens. http://leerlingzorgpo.kennisnet.nl/archief/bijdragen_2008/vriendenprogramma
    • Leerlingzorg, 2005.VRIENDEN programma: een protocol tegen angst en depressie. dr. Lisbeth (E.) Utens.
      http://www.kennisnet.nl/po/leerlingzorg/archief/bijdragen2005/vriendenprogramma.html

    Ontwerp/beheer website:

    Educational booklet for children with  congenital heart disease:

    • Utens L, Frohn I. (Voorlichtingsboekje kindercardiologische patiënten)
      Kikker weet er alles van! De hartoperatie van Sophietje Flink
      Uitgever: Academisch Ziekenhuis Rotterdam

    Official translations of international questionnaires for anxiety in children:

    • Utens, E. M. W. J., & Ferdinand, R .F. (2000).
      Dutch translation of the  MASC (MASC-NL). 
      Rotterdam: AZR-Sophia/Erasmus Universiteit. Publisher: Multi Health Systems, USA.
    • Utens, E. M. W. J., Ferdinand, R. F., &  Bögels, S.M. (2000).
      Dutch translation of the SPAI-C (SPAI-C NL). 
      Rotterdam: AZR-Sophia/Erasmus Universiteit. Publisher: Multi Health Systems, USA.
    • Mesman, J., Utens, E. M. W. J., Ferdinand, R. F., & Koot, J. M. (2000a).
      Dutch translation of the SASC-R and parent version (author: A. LaGreca). 
      Rotterdam: AZR-Sophia/Erasmus Universiteit
    • Mesman, J., Utens, E. M. W. J., Ferdinand, R. F., & Koot, J. M. (2000b).
      Dutch translation of the SASA and parent versions (author: A. La Greca) 
      Rotterdam: AZR-Sophia/Erasmus Universiteit.

    Invited plenary lectures and congress organization  

    Invited chairperson

    • Invited Chairperson World Association Stress and Anxiety (WASAD) , Wurzburg, Germany, 3-5th October 2019
    • Invited chairperson meeting Pediatric Psychology-NL, Utrecht, 31 Oct. 2019
    • Invited chairperson Psychosocial Working Group conference AEPC,  Leicester, UK  8 March 2018
    • Invited chairperson,  Meeting Association European Paediatric Cardiology, Rome, Italy, 2016.
    • Invited chairperson Biannual Meeting Psychosocial Meeting AEPC (Association European Paediatric Cardiology), Koln, Germany, March 2013.
    • Invited Discussant at European College Neuropsychopharmacology, Targeted Expert Meeting, 2-3 Sept. 2011, Paris and the 24th ECNP Congress, 3-7 September 2011, Paris, France
    • Biannual Meeting Psychosocial Meeting AEPC (Association European Paediatric Cardiology),
      Balatonkenese, Hungary, 24-26 March 2011
    • Biannual Meeting Psychosocial Meeting AEPC (Association European Paediatric Cardiology), Bruges, Belgium, 27-28 February 2009
    • 35e Voorjaarscongres Ned. Ver. Psychiatrie: Angststoornissen bij kinderen en jeugdigen.
      Ziektebeeld, prevalentie, familiale aspecten en behandeling (invited chairperson), Groningen 2007
    • Congress Psychosocial Care in Congenital Heart Disease. AEPC,  Belfast. Ierland, 8-10 maart 2006
    • Chairperson& lecture: Prediction of psychopathology in adults with operated congenital heart disease: results of 20-33 years follow-up. Meeting Psychosocial Working Group AEPC, Vienna, 2004
    • Chairperson & lecture: Angststoornissen bij kinderen en jeugdigen, De Doelen, Rotterdam, 2004 Congres: Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, afd. Kinder- en Jeugd psychiatrie

     

    Invited keynotes

    • Invited keynote Jubilee conference Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Erasmus Rotterdam, cancelled corona
    • Invited Keynote March 2020 AEPC congress Milano, cancelled Corona-vrius
    • Dutch annual conference Association Cognitive behavioral therapy, November 8th, 2018, Veldhoven, NL.
    • 16th Annual World Congress Pediatrics, March 21-22 -2018 , New York, USA: Medically Related Post-traumatic Stress and EMDR in Children and Adolescents with Congenital Heart Defects

     

    Invited presentations

    • Invited Lecture psychosocial aspects of pediatric anesthesia, April 20920 Belgium cancelled corona
    • Invited lecture 2nd International Conference Italian Pediatric  Psychology (SIPPed), Palermo 6-9 Nov. 2019. Title: transition.
    • Invited lecture WASAD congress, Wurzburg, Germany, 3-5th October. Anxiety in children with somatic conditions:
    • 3 invited lectures and 3 training/workshop about OCD   Jahrestagung der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Zwangsstörungen, 18-19 Jan. PKU Basel, and 20 Jan. 2019 Zurich, Switzerland. M. Bus & E. Utens
    • 2 Invited Lecture Medilex Onderwijs, congres secondary education, december 2018 Amersfoort, Lecture:” I am not afraid, on anxiety disorders in children”.  Also in 2019, dec 2nd, Amersfoort.
    • Invited lecture Less anxiety, more profit. Association Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, 15-6-2018  Amsterdam
    • Invited lecture. Psychosocial Working Group conference AEPC,  Leicester, UK  8 March 2018 E. Utens, E. Callus: Multidisciplinary family-centred psychosocial care for patients with CHD.
    • Invited lecture Pediatric Psychololgy, large staff day dept. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry ErasmusMC, June 2017 Rotterdam
    • Invited Lecture “I am not afraid”, symposium the psychological vulnerable child, May 2017Amstderam
    • Invited lecture.Long-term outcomes of living with congenital heart diseases, KIDZ (Kindercardiologie Dagen aan Zee) conference,  9 June 2016. Noordwijk, the Netherlands,
    • Invited lecture. Psychosocial aspects of Turner syndrome. Psychosocial  Meeting of the European Association Paediatric Cardiology (AEPC), March 2016., Rotterdam, Netherlands
    • Invited lecture.  Psychosocial  well-being of children with cardiomyopathy and their parents. Symposium Dilated Cardiomyopathy, Erasmus University March 2016. Rotterdam.
    • Invited lecture.  Living with congenital heart disease.   Symposium Syndromes  and congenital heart disease, (NVHVV, Dutch Association for cardiology Nurses), January 2016, Utrecht
    • Invited lecture.  Psychosocial Outcomes in Congenital Heart Disease: A European Perspective
      4th Annual Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Symposium, Milwaukee, USA, June 2015.
    • Invited lecture. Living with a child with ConHD: psychological support for the family
      European Assocation Paediatric Cardiology (AEPC), May 2015, Prague. Czechoslovakia
    • Invited lecture. Psychosocial impact of congenial heart disease and effects of sports.
      Bundesverband Herzkranke kinder-  Beiratstagung, feb 2015 Frankfurt, Germany
    • Invited lecture Soesterduinen, 4 okt., 2014. Opa en Omadag PAH (Patienten Aangeboren Hartafwijkingen)
      Living with a congenital heart defect: Interactive lecture. E. Utens, W. Helbing
    • Invited lecture Dublin, dept. Education & Skills, national training schoolpsychologists on anxiety, 26-28 aug 2014.
    • Presentation Jubilee Congress ErasmusMC-Sophia: De Doelen, 10 nov 2013, Rotterdam. Utens:  Heart for Pediatric Psychology: long-term psychosocial outcomes.
    • Invited presentation. Psycho-education and counselling of children-parents with congenital heart disease. KIDZ congres. Noordwijk, 1 Juni 2013. Utens, Levert, Verboom.
    • Invited workshop. Providing psychosocial support with a multidisciplinary team. Psychosocial Meeting AEPC (Association European Paediatric Cardiology), Koln, Germany, March 2013.
    • Invited lecture/co-organizer symposium 1st European Congress Paediatric  Psychology, Oxford, June 24th, 2012. Impact of scarring on self-esteem and  psychopathology in two patients groups: children having survived meningococcal septic shock and  young adults with congenital  heart disease.
    • Invited lecture. Living with congenital heart disease. National Conference Child and Home care (KinderThuiszorg), Winterswijk, Nov. 2012.
    • Invited lecture Association European Paediatric Cardiology, 46th Annual Meeting, Istanbul, May 2012.
      Have we been able to improve long term psychosocial outcomes in (major) congenital heart disease? 
    • Invited lecture at European College Neuropsychopharmacology, Targeted Expert Meeting Anxiety, 13-17 October 2012, Vienna, Austria
    • Lange-termijn psychosociaal functioneren bij kinderen, tieners en (jong)volwassenen met een aangeboren hartafwijking en hun ouders: uitkomsten van 20 jaar Rotterdams onderzoek. Symposium Psychologie en Cardiologie, een paar apart? 24 Juni 2011, afd. Cardiologie, ErasmusMC,Rotterdam,
    • VRIENDEN tegen angst  (en depressie) bij kinderen en jeugdigen. Lezing Weer Samen Naar School (WSNS)-samenwerkingsverband, Veenendaal, 19 april 2011
    • Emotional and Behavioural Problems in Infants and Toddlers with  Congenital Heart Defects, lecture on PhD thesis Stene-Larsen. March 4th, 2011, Oslo, Norway
    • COEUR PhD trainings program- ErasmusMC, 11 Feb. 2011
      Long-term psychosocial functioning of children and adolescents with congenital heart disease
    • Landelijke contactdag Patiëntvereniging Aangeboren Hartafwijkingen, Soest, 2010. Over angst en leven met een aangeboren hartafwijking: voor ouders & kind
    • Informations-wochenende Bundesverband Herzkranke Kinder/ Competence Network
      Workshop in het Duits: Mein Herzkind wird erwachsen. Bad Oexen, Germany, 2010
    • Convegno Multidisciplinare, Società Italiana di Pediatria, “"I nostri bimbi", Alba, Italia, 2010. Lezing in het Italiaans: Funzionamento psicosociale a lungo termine in bambini e adolescenti con cardiopatie congenite e nei loro genitori
    • Regionale contactdag, Patiëntvereniging Aangeboren Hartafwijkingen, Rotterdam, tweemaal: 13 feb.  en 12 november 2010. Aangeboren hartafwijkingen en psychosociaal functioneren
    • Regionale contactdag, Patiëntvereniging Aangeboren Hartafwijkingen, Rotterdam, 21 nov 2009
      “Kwaliteit van Leven, psychosociale kanten van aangeboren hartafwijkingen”
    • 41st annual meeting of the German Society of Paediatric Cardiology (DGKP), Weimar October 5th 2009. Quality of life after open heart surgery for congenital heart disease
    • XX World Congress International College Psychosomatic Medicine (ICPM), 2009, Torino, Italy
      Long-term psychosocial follow-up children and adolescents with congenital heart disease and their
      parents
    • Landelijke contactdag Belgische vereniging Hartekinderen vzw, april 2009
      Psychosociale aspecten van het hebben van een aangeboren hartafwijking bij kinderen, tieners en (jong)volwassenen
    • Workshop IPC & ISHAC, Milan, Italy,  2009.  Long-term psychosocial functioning of children with congenital heart disease and their parents 
    • 44th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery. Koriyama,  Japan, 2-4 July 2008
      Lectures: Long-term psychosocial functioning of children-adolescents ConHD., Psychopathology in young females with congenital heart disease
    • Advisory board member, CORIENCE Meeting, AEPC congress Venice, 21-25 May 2008
    • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Fourth National Conference, San Francisco USA, 2007
      Overview Psychosocial data & breakout workshop
    • Association European Paediatric Cardiology, 40th Annual Meeting, Copenhagen, 2005
      Psychosocial aspects of the communication process: characteristics of the message itself, the sender and receiver
    • ESC XXIInd Congress (European Society of Cardiology), 2000, Amsterdam
      Psychosocial functioning in  children scheduled for cardiac surgery or cardiac catheter intervention. Symposium: Congenital Heart Disease, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 31 august 2000 Beyond the quantity of life
    • Regionale contactdag, Patiëntvereniging Aangeboren Hartafwijkingen, Rotterdam,  17 sept. 2004.
      “Kwaliteit van Leven, psychosociale kanten van aangeboren hartafwijkingen”
    • Post Academisch Onderwijs Kindergeneeskunde, EUR Rotterdam, jan 2007
      Kwaliteit van leven met een behandelde  aangeboren hartafwijking
    • Landelijke Contactdag Patiënten Aangeboren Hartafwijkingen, Bilthoven, 2006
      VRIENDEN programma tegen angst en depressie bij aangeboren hartafwijkingen
    • NVO-congres Jeugdzorg, Utrecht 28 september 2006
      VRIENDEN programma
    • COEUR PhD trainings program- ErasmusMC, 2004
      Assessment of Quality of Life, psychological aspects
    • Patiëntvereniging aangeboren hartafwijkingen, landelijke contactdag, Bilthoven 2003.
      Workshop “Begrip-onbegrip in de arts-patiënt relatie”, met prof. Helbing
    • Werkconferentie Trimbos instituut, Utrecht, 2005
      Het VRIENDEN protocol
    • Professionaliseringsdag Intern Schoolbegeleiders, Spijkenisse e.o., 2006,
      VRIENDEN programma

     

    Presentations 2017

    • Inaugural speech Utens: I am not afraid anymore- cognitive behavioral therapy against anxiety in children and adolescents 1 dec. 2017, UvA :  https://webcolleges.uva.nl/Mediasite/Play/36d373eeaa514d77acd8b5d342f3e2171d

    https://youtu.be/CzPWmew_Tuk

     

    Oral presentations of research group Utens et al: 

    • European Conference Association of the European Paediatric Cardiologists (AEPC) Psychosocial Working Group , 7-8 March 2018, Leicester UK. March 2018,

    5 oral presentations, Utens last author:

      • M. Meentken: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing in children and adolescents with medical related subthreshold PTSD
      • K. Dulfer:The Influence of Exercise Training on Quality of Life and Psychosocial Functioning in children with CHD
      • M. van der Mheen: CHD Intervention Program - Family for young children with CHD and their families
      • J. Etnel: An information portal for patients with congenital heart disease (Utens co-author)
      • J.M. Berghmans, Antwerp, Belgium: Does the child behavior checklist predict levels of preoperative anxiety at anesthetic induction and postoperative emergence delirium.
    • Symposium: Innovative (cognitive behavioral) interventions and outcomes in the children’s hospital, Chair: Utens
      • M. Meentken: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing in children and adolescents with medical related subthreshold PTSD. Utens last author
      • L. Stapersma,  HAPPY IBD: a disease specif CGT program for IBD. Utens last author
      • M. van der Mheen,: CHIP-Family intervention to improve psychosocial wellbeing of young children with congenital heart disease and their families. Utens last author
      • J. Hordijk: Neurocognitive aspects of PICU survivors. European Pediatric Psychology Conference, Gent, België (20-21 september 2018).
    • M. van der Mheen, C.G. McCusker, I.M. van Beynum, K. Dulfer, E. van Galen, A.J.J.C. Bogers, M.H.J. Hillegers, W.A. Helbing, & E.M.W.J. Utens.
      The multidisciplinary CHIP-Family intervention to improve psychosocial wellbeing of young children with congenital heart disease and their families. Sophia Research Day Rotterdam, Nederland (26 april 2018).
    • M. van der Mheen, C.G. McCusker, I.M. van Beynum, K. Dulfer, E. van Galen, A.J.J.C. Bogers, M.H.J. Hillegers, W.A. Helbing, & E.M.W.J. Utens.
      CHIP-Family to improve psychosocial wellbeing of young children with congenital heart disease and their families. Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology Athene, Griekenland (9-12 mei 2018).
    • M. van der Mheen, C.G. McCusker, I.M. van Beynum, K. Dulfer, E. van Galen, A.J.J.C. Bogers, M.H.J. Hillegers, W.A. Helbing, & E.M.W.J. Utens. The CHIP-Family intervention to improve psychosocial wellbeing of young children with congenital heart disease and their families. Annual Scientific Sessions of the Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Collaborative Poster presentation. Kansas City, USA (6-8 juni 2018).
    • M. van der Mheen, C.G. McCusker, I.M. van Beynum, K. Dulfer, E. van Galen, A.J.J.C. Bogers, M.H.J. Hillegers, W.A. Helbing, & E.M.W.J. Utens. CHIP-Family for young children with congenital heart disease and their families: psychosocial care in a Children’s Hospital. Australian Psychological Society. Sydney, Australië (27-30 september 2018).
    • Eijlers, R., Legerstee, J.S., Dierckx, B., Staals, L.M. & Utens, E.M.W.J. (2018). Virtual Reality Exposure ter psychologische voorbereiding van kinderen op een operatie. Zomercongres Sectie Kinderanesthesiologie, Wageningen, Nederland, Juni 22
    • Eijlers, R., Legerstee, J.S., Dierckx, B., Staals, L.M. & Utens, E.M.W.J. (2018). Virtual reality in het kinderziekenhuis Refereeravond afdeling Kinderanesthesiologie, Erasmus MC Sophia Kinderziekenhuis, Rotterdam, Nederland, December 18
    • Eijlers, R., Legerstee, J.S., Dierckx, B., Staals, L.M., Berghmans, J., van der Schroeff, M.P., Wijnen, R.M.H. & Utens, E.M.W.J. (2018). Development of a virtual reality exposure tool as psychological preparation for elective pediatric day care surgery: a randomized controlled trial. European Pediatric Psychology Conference, Ghent, Belgium, September 21. Poster presentation
    • M.G. Meentken, I.M. van Beynum, E.W.C. Aendekerk, J.S. Legerstee, H. El Marroun, J. van der Ende, R.J.L. Lindauer, M.H.J. Hillegers, H.A. Moll, W.A. Helbing, E.M.W.J. Utens
      Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) bij kinderen met een onverwerkt medisch gerelateerd trauma. Een gerandomiseerd gecontroleerd interventie-onderzoek. VEN April 2018 (Utrecht)
    • Meentken M.G, van Beynum I.M., Aendekerk E.W.C., Legerstee J.S., El Marroun H., van der Ende,  Lindauer R.J.L., Hillegers M.H.J., Moll H.A., Helbing W.A., Utens E.M.W.J.
      Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) in children and adolescents with subthreshold PTSD following medical events: a randomized controlled trial.Sophia Research Day April 2018 (EMC) – pitch:
    • M.G. Meentken, I.M. van Beynum, E.W.C. Aendekerk, J.S. Legerstee, H. El Marroun, J. van der Ende, R.J.L. Lindauer, M.H.J. Hillegers, H.A. Moll, W.A. Helbing, E.M.W.J. Utens
      Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (emdr) in children and adolescents with subthreshold ptsd following medical events: a randomized controlled tria.l EPPC September 2018 (Ghent)
    • M.G. Meentken, I.M. van Beynum, E.W.C. Aendekerk, J.S. Legerstee, H. El Marroun, J. van der Ende, R.J.L. Lindauer, M.H.J. Hillegers, H.A. Moll, W.A. Helbing, E.M.W.J. Utens
      Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (emdr) in children and adolescents with subthreshold ptsd following medical events: a randomized controlled trial. ISTSS November 2018 (Washington) – poster:
    • A. Heijerman, C. Verdellen, J. van de Griendt, M. Bus, L. Beljaars, D. Cath, P. Hoekstra, C. Huyser, E. Utens.Tackle your Tics: feasibility of a brief, intensive group-based exposure therapy programme for children with tic disorders poster presentation and pitch. 11th European Conference on Tourette Syndrome and Tics Disorders (ESSTS), June 13-15 2018, Copenhagen.
    • A. Heijerman, C. Verdellen, J. van de Griendt, M. Bus, L. Beljaars, D. Cath, P. Hoekstra, C. Huyser, E. Utens.  Tackle your Tics: haalbaarheidsstudie naar een korte, intensieve exposurebehandeling in groepsformat voor kinderen met een ticstoornis VGCt najaarscongres, 7-9 november 2018, Veldhoven
    • L. Stapersma, MSc, G. van den Brink, MD, J. van der Ende, MSc, E. Szigethy, MD, PhD, A.G. Bodelier, MD, PhD, H.M. van Wering, MD, PhD, P.C.W.M. Hurkmans, MANP, J.C. Escher, MD, PhD, E.M.W.J. Utens, PhD  Are Disease Activity, Illness Perceptions, Coping, Anxiety, And Depression Related To Quality Of Life In Youth With Inflammatory Bowel Disease? Sophia Research Day 2017, Erasmus MC-Sophia, Rotterdam, Nederland.
    • G. van den Brink, MD, L. Stapersma, MSc, L.E. Vlug, BSc, A.G. Bodelier, MD, PhD, H.M. van Wering, MD, PhD, P.C.W.M. Hurkmans, MANP, R.J.L. Stuyt, MD, PhD, D.M. Hendriks, MD, J.A.T. van der Burg, RN, E.M.W.J. Utens, PhD J.C. Escher, MD. Prevalence of anxiety ad depression in children, adolescents and young adults with inflammatory bowel disease in a Dutch cohort. Digestive Disease days, 2017, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
    • M. van der Mheen, MSc, I.M. van Beynum, MD, PhD, C.G. McCusker, PhD, E. van Galen, Mr, M.H.J. Hillegers, MD, PhD, W.A. Helbing, MD, PhD, & E.M.W.J. Utens, PhD. Psychosociale CHIP-Familie interventie voor jonge kinderen met een aangeboren hartafwijking en hun gezin. 29 september 2017, PPN-NL symposium, Utrecht, Nederland.
    • M. van der Mheen, MSc, C.G. McCusker, PhD, I.M. van Beynum, MD, PhD, K. Dulfer, PhD, E. van Galen, Mr, W.A. Helbing, MD, PhD, A.J.J.C. Bogers, MD, PhD, & E.M.W.J. Utens, PhD. De CHIP-Familie interventie voor jonge kinderen met een aangeboren hartafwijking en hun gezin. 4 december 2017, Enkelvoudige Researchmeeting Pediatrische Psychologie, Erasmus MC – Sophia.

     

    Symposium: GCT in the children’s hospital Chair: Utens, sprekers 5 PhD students, supervision Utens, 17-11-2017

    • L. Stapersma, MSc, G. van den Brink, MD, J. van der Ende, MSc, E. Szigethy, MD, PhD, J.C. Escher, MD, PhD, E.M.W.J. Utens, PhD - Ziekte-specifieke cognitieve gedragstherapie bij jongeren met inflammatoire darmziekten: een gerandomiseerde gecontroleerde studie. VGCt Najaarscongres 2017, Veldhoven, Nederland.
    • M. Meentken et al. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) bij kinderen met een onverwerkt medisch gerelateerd trauma. Een gerandomiseerd gecontroleerd interventie-onderzoek. VGCt Najaarscongres 2017, Veldhoven, Nederland.
    • R. Eijlers, J.S. Legerstee, B.Dierckx, L.M.E. Staals, J.Berghmans, M.P. van der Schroeff, R.. Wijnen, E.lisabeth M.W.J. Utens. Virtual reality exposure ter psychologische voorbereiding van kinderen op een operatie in dagbehandeling: een gerandomiseerde gecontroleerde trial (het PREVIEW onderzoek)
    • M.van der Mheen, I.van Beynum2, K. Dulfer, J.van der Ende1, C. McCusker3, E. van Galen4, F. Casey5, W. Helbing2, A. Bogers6, E. Utens. Het  CHIP-Familie study protocol: een randomized controlled trial ter verbetering van ent welbevinden van kleuters met een aangeboren hartafwijking en hun ouders.
    • J.M. de Lijster1, G.C. Dieleman1, B. Dierckx1, , M.H.J. Hillegers1, E.M.W.J. Utens1,2,3en J.S. Legerstee1. Internet aandacht training met Cognitieve Gedragstherapie voor kinderen en jongeren met angststoornissen: een gerandomiseerde interventie studie (het ATTENTIO onderzoek).

     

    Abstracts >140 (available upon request)

    Media attention  

     

     

    Digital news/papers

    FRIENDS for live (VRIENDEN voor het leven)

    https://www.debascule.com/Over-ons/Nieuws/vrienden-voor-het-leven,  11 April 2017

    Appointment professor https://www.debascule.com/Over-ons/Nieuws/lisbeth-utens-benoemd-tot-bijzonder-hoogleraar-cognitieve-gedragstherapie-bij-kinderen-en-jongeren

    FACE IT project:

    -Interview:  Blad Psoriasis,  Dec. (nr 4). Online hulpprogramma voor jongeren.

     

    Virtual reality project:

    M v Dalen

    1. NRC Weekend – krant  18 maart 2017 Ronddwalen in een viruteel ziekenhuis
    2. Dankzij virtual reality-bril geen angst voor operatie Algemeen Dagblad online, 8-3-2017
      http://www.ad.nl/rotterdam/dankzij-virtual-reality-bril-geen-angst-voor-operatie~aeafe642/
    3. Algemeen Dagblad - krant   Met VR bril klaar voor operatie 9 maart 2017
    4. http://digitalezorg-magazine.nl/2017/03/09/virtual-reality-moet-angst-voor-operaties-bij-kinderen-wegnemen/  Digitale Zorg Magazine.
      Virtual Reality moet angst voor operaties bij kinderen wegnemen 9 maart 2017  
    5. FMT Gezondheidszorg  http://www.fmtgezondheidszorg.nl/erasmus-mc-sophia-start-project-met-virtual-reality-om-kinderen-minder-angstig-te-maken-voor-operatie/ 8 maart 2017
    6. Handicapnieuws http://handicapnieuws.net/content/hnnieuws/maandag-13-maart-2017/11/
      VIRTUAL REALITY OM KIND KENNIS TE LATEN MAKEN MET OPERATIE. 13 maart 2017
    7. ICT Health 13 March 2017 
      https://www.icthealth.nl/nieuws/nieuwsitem/article/Erasmus-MC-Sophia-wil-VR-inzetten-bij-voorbereiding-kinderen-op-operatie.html   13 maart 2017 
      Erasmus MC-Sophia wil VR inzetten bij voorbereiding kinderen op operatie
    8. Medical facts  http://www.medicalfacts.nl/2017/03/10/voorbereiding-op-operatie-virtual-reality/
      Nationale zorggids  10 maart 2017
    9. Nationale zorggids  10 maart 2017
      https://www.nationalezorggids.nl/ziekenhuizen/nieuws/36806-voorbereiding-op-operatie-met-virtual-reality.html
      Voorbereiding op operatie met virtual reality
    10. NRC – online 18 maart 2017
      https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2017/03/18/ronddwalen-door-virtueel-ziekenhuis-7409030-a1550849Driekwart van de kinderen is bang voor een operatie. Een virtuele tour moet helpen tegen de angst. „Je knuffel mag mee”.
    11. Nu.nl 8 maart 2017
      http://www.nu.nl/gezondheid/4524033/erasmus-mc-zet-virtual-reality-in-kinderen-laten-wennen-operatie.html
      Erasmus MC zet virtual reality in om kinderen te laten wennen aan operatie
    12. Provinciaalse Zeeuwse Courant – online  10 maart 2017
      http://www.pzc.nl/zeeuws-nieuws/kind-minder-angstig-voor-operatie-met-virtual-reality~a9009eda/
      Kind minder angstig voor operatie met Virtual Reality
    13. Provinciaalse Zeeuwse Courant – krant VR-bril helpt kind met angst voor operatie  11 maart 2017
    14. 14.Zorgvisie  13 maart 2017
      https://www.zorgvisie.nl/ict/nieuws/2017/3/erasmus-mc-zet-virtual-reality-in-als-voorbereiding-op-operaties-/Erasmus MC zet virtual reality in als voorbereiding op operaties
    15. https://www.vgct.nl/artikelen/nieuws/public/2017/03/vgct-hoogleraar-laat-kinderen-zich-met-vr-bril-voorbereiden-op-operatie , 20 March 2017
    16. http://www.rijnmond.nl/nieuws/152650/Kinderen-kunnen-zich-virtueel-voorbereiden-op-operatie-in-Sophia  Kinderen kunnen zich virtueel voorbereiden op operatie in Sophia  9 maart 2017
      TV Zapp Weekjournaal – tv : VR-bril helpt kinderen bij operatie, 19 maart 2017
      https://www.zapp.nl/zappweekjournaal/gemist/POW_03353853 (vanaf 09:05 minuten)
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A043oJ50w1A
    17. RTL Live – tv  http://www.rtllive.nl/item/11161/virtual_reality_in_de_operatiekamerVIRTUAL REALITY IN DE OPERATIEKAMER 10 maart 2017
    18. https://www.icthealth.nl/nieuws/nieuwsitem/article/Erasmus-MC-Sophia-wil-VR-inzetten-bij-voorbereiding-kinderen-op-operatie.html Erasmus MC-Sophia wil VR inzetten bij voorbereiding kinderen op operatie 13 maart 2017 
    19. Waking up – tijdschrift voor recovery verpleegkundigen  Mei 2017 (jaargang 18, nummer 2)
    20. Erasmus MC – Monitor (magazine externe contacten – ook online)
    21. https://www.erasmusmc.nl/5663/135857/6015872/6157453/Monitor_2_Virtual_Reality_2017.pdf?view=active kinderen minder bang dankzij VR – meer ontspannen de operatie in Juni 2017: Monitor 2017 nummer 2
    22. Erasmus MC – intranet https://intranet.erasmusmc.nl/corp_home/corp_news-center/2017/2017-07/minder.bang.vr.bril/
    23. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJ0ADdpnWes&feature=youtu.be Virtueel minder bang  3 juli 2017
    24. Zorgvisie ICT – tijdschrift Juli 2017 (jaargang 18, nummer 4)
    25. Medic Medeco Procedure http://www.goedezorgbetaalbaarhouden.nl/e-health/sneller-herstellen-van-een-operatie-dankzij-de-vr-bril-i#Sneller herstellen van een operatie dankzij VR-bril 22 november 2017
    26. Eijlers, R., Legerstee, J.S., Dierckx, B., Staals, L.M. & Utens, E.M.W.J. (2018).
      Kinderen voorbereiden op een operatie met virtual reality. Samenvatting geschreven voor OuderInzicht: https://ouderinzicht.weebly.com/leesbare-samenvattingen.html, Juli 2018
    27. GZ-psychologie, jaargang 10, nr 8, dec 2018.  Interview Lisbeth utens in:
      Najaarscongres VCGT: alles over psyche en soma. Pg 27-28.

    https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2018/04/12/virtuele-visjes-vangen-voor-de-operatie-a1599219 (NRC – online:
    Virtuele visjes vangen voor de operatie, 12 april 2018. Utens

     

    EMDR project:

    1. Stichting Hartekind (incl. film):
      http://hartekind.nl/onderzoeken/eye-movement- desensitization-and- reprocessing-emdr-bij- kinderen-met- een-aangeboren- hartafwijking-aha- en-een- onverwerkt-medisch-gerelateerd- trauma/
      https://www.facebook.com/StichtingHartekind/videos/1409327222442805/
    2. Vrienden van Sophia:
      https://vriendensophia.nl/project/onderzoek-naar- emdr-bij- kinderen-met- een-onverwerkt-medisch- gerelateerd-trauma/
    3. 16-03- 2016, AD:
      http://www.ad.nl/home/hartpatientjes-krijgen- therapie-met-oogbewegingen~a1e0ce27/
    4. 16-03- 2016, Nationale Zorggids:
      https://www.nationalezorggids.nl/jeugdzorg/nieuws/30157-erasmus- mc-onderzoekt-emdr- therapie-bij- jonge-hartpatienten.html
    5. 16-03- 2016, NU.nl:
      http://www.nu.nl/gezondheid/4231137/onderzoek-effect- emdr-therapie- bij-kinderen-met- hartziekten.html
    6. 20-03- 2016, EMDR Magazine (facebook):
      https://www.facebook.com/emdrmagazine/posts/786185588178024
    7. Maart 2016, Join Kinderen & Jeugdtherapie:

    http://www.join-kinderenjeugdtherapie.nl/emdr- jonge-hartpatientjes/

    1. Oktober 2016, Hartbrug Magazine:
      https://www.hartpatienten.nl/system/files/hbweb.pdf
    2. 30-03-2016, NPO Nieuws (Radio):
      https://www.npo.nl/de-nieuws-bv/30-03-2016/RBX_VARA_702794/RBX_VARA_3612177

     

    CHIP- project:

    1. May 2016, “Scanner” ErasmusMC  and intranet.
      Assistance to children with congenital heart defects
    2. June 2016 “De Monitor” ErasmusMC. Toddlers with a heart failure, Better at school
    3. Oktober 2016 interview Lisbeth Utens in “Hartbrug Magazine”.
      'People with congenital heart defects are fighters'
    4. March 2017,”Sinus”, Patient association congenital heart defects.
      CHIP Family ( Congenital Heart Disease Intervention Program) For infants with congenital heart defects and their families
      http://kindenzorg.nl/chip-familie-kleuters-aangeboren-hartafwijking/ (also on twitter)
    5. January 2017, website Patiëntenvereniging Aangeboren Hartafwijkingen:
      http://www.aangeborenhartafwijking.nl/
    6. 20 January 2017, website FNO:
      http://www.fnozorgvoorkansen.nl/zorg-en-perspectief/
    7. 25 January 2017, website Stichting Kind & Ziekenhuis:
      http://kindenzorg.nl/chip-familie-kleuters-aangeboren-hartafwijking/
    8. 16 June 2017, website FNO:
      https://www.fnozorgvoorkansen.nl/zorg-en-perspectief/nieuws/

     

    2018:

    7 dec 2018 AMC Magazine: https://www.amc.nl/web/nieuws-en-verhalen/verhalen/community/behandeling-in-de-klas-voor-zwijgend-kind.htm
     

    2019:

    Chroniek, maart 2019 (Blad MDL patientvereniging): Happy IBD studie, minder darmklachten als je lekker in je vel zit?  Pags 21-23

     

    2019 Kennisvideo VGTC interview Utens:

    https://www.facebook.com/VGCt1966/

    https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6494175706954768384

    Other activities 

    Congress (co) organization:

    • Member organizing committee of Dutch VGCT conference (Yearly 207- now)
    • Member organizing committee of Dutch Pediatric Network, Utrecht, 31 Oct. 2019.
    • Member organizing committee of the European Pediatric Psychology Conference, Gent, België (20-21 September 2018).
    • Host / organizer 2016 International Psychosocial Meeting AEPC (European Assoc. Ped. Cardiol)
    •  2nd International Paediatric Psychology Conference Europe, 2014. President/ chair, Lecture Utens
    • First International Paediatric Psychology Conference in Europe: 21-22 June 2012 in Oxford, UK
    • Congres: Behandeling Centraal Rotterdam.  Voorzitter/inhoudelijke organisatie. 19 juni 2009.

    Behandelingsvormen van angst: nieuwe ontwikkelingen

    Leisure-time (voluntary) activities:

    • Voluntary member of the participation council of a primary school (OBS Dubbeldam-Dordrecht; 2005-2006) and high school (Stedelijk Dalton Lyceum Dordrecht; 2010- 2012). Total: 4 years.
    • Voluntary assistant for reading, arithmetic, and music lessons (4-10 year old pupils) at a primary school (2000-2006, 1 hour a week).
  • Publications

    2021

    • Creswell, C., Nauta, M. H., Hudson, J. L., March, S., Reardon, T., Arendt, K., Bodden, D., Cobham, V. E., Donovan, C., Halldorsson, B., In-Albon, T., Ishikawa, S., Johnsen, D. B., Jolstedt, M., de Jong, R., Kreuze, L., Mobach, L., Rapee, R. M., Spence, S. H., ... Kendall, P. C. (2021). Research Review: Recommendations for reporting on treatment trials for child and adolescent anxiety disorders – an international consensus statement. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 62(3), 255-269. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.13283 [details]
    • Eijlers, R., Staals, L. M., Legerstee, J. S., Berghmans, J. M., Strabbing, E. M., van der Schroeff, M. P., Wijnen, R. M. H., Kind, L. S., Hillegers, M. H. J., Dierckx, B., & Utens, E. M. W. J. (2021). Predicting intense levels of child anxiety during anesthesia induction at hospital arrival. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 28(2), 313-322. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10880-020-09716-6 [details]
    • Heijerman-Holtgrefe, A. P., Verdellen, C. W. J., van de Griendt, J. M. T. M., Beljaars, L. P. L., Kan, K. J., Cath, D., Hoekstra, P. J., Huyser, C., & Utens, E. M. W. J. (2021). Tackle your Tics: pilot findings of a brief, intensive group-based exposure therapy program for children with tic disorders. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 30(3), 461-473. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00787-020-01532-5 [details]

    2020

    2019

    • Bons, L. R., van den Hoven, A. T., Damirchi, A. E., van der Linde, D., Dekker, S., Kauling, R. M., ... Roos-Hesselink, J. W. (2019). Psychological well-being in patients with aneurysms-osteoarthritis syndrome. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A, 179(8), 1491-1497. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.61209 [details]
    • Dekkers, F. H. W., Go, A. T. J. I., Stapersma, L., Eggink, A. J., & Utens, E. M. W. J. (2019). Termination of pregnancy for fetal anomalies: Parents' preferences for psychosocial care. Prenatal Diagnosis, 39(8), 575-587. https://doi.org/10.1002/pd.5464 [details]
    • Eijlers, R., Dierckx, B., Staals, L. M., Berghmans, J. M., van der Schroeff, M. P., Strabbing, E. M., ... Utens, E. M. W. J. (2019). Virtual reality exposure before elective day care surgery to reduce anxiety and pain in children: A randomised controlled trial. European journal of anaesthesiology, 36(10), 728-737. https://doi.org/10.1097/EJA.0000000000001059 [details]
    • Eijlers, R., Utens, E. M. W. J., Staals, L. M., de Nijs, P. F. A., Berghmans, J. M., Wijnen, R. M. H., ... Legerstee, J. S. (2019). Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Virtual Reality in Pediatrics: Effects on Pain and Anxiety. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 129(5), 1344-1353. https://doi.org/10.1213/ANE.0000000000004165 [details]
    • Stapersma, L., van den Brink, G., van der Ende, J., Bodelier, A. G., van Wering, H. M., Hurkmans, P. C. W. M., ... Utens, E. M. W. J. (2019). Illness Perceptions and Depression Are Associated with Health-Related Quality of Life in Youth with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 26(4), 415-426. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12529-019-09791-6 [details]
    • de Lijster, J. M., Dieleman, G. C., Utens, E. M. W. J., van der Ende, J., Alexander, T. M., Boon, A., ... Legerstee, J. S. (2019). Online Attention Bias Modification in Combination with Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy for Children and Adolescents with Anxiety Disorders: A Randomised Controlled Trial. Behaviour change, 36(4), 200-215. https://doi.org/10.1017/bec.2019.8 [details]
    • de Lijster, J. M., van den Dries, M. A., van der Ende, J., Utens, E. M. W. J., Jaddoe, V. W., Dieleman, G. C., ... Legerstee, J. S. (2019). Developmental Trajectories of Anxiety and Depression Symptoms from Early to Middle Childhood: a Population-Based Cohort Study in the Netherlands. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 47(11), 1785-1798. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10802-019-00550-5 [details]
    • van den Brink, G., Stapersma, L., Bom, A. S., Rizopolous, D., van der Woude, C. J., Stuyt, R. J. L., ... Escher, J. C. (2019). Effect of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on Clinical Disease Course in Adolescents and Young Adults With Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Subclinical Anxiety and/or Depression: Results of a Randomized Trial. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, 25(12), 1945-1956. https://doi.org/10.1093/ibd/izz073 [details]
    • van der Mheen, M., Meentken, M. G., van Beynum, I. M., van der Ende, J., van Galen, E., Zirar, A., ... Utens, E. M. W. J. (2019). CHIP-Family intervention to improve the psychosocial well-being of young children with congenital heart disease and their families: Results of a randomised controlled trial. Cardiology in the Young, 29(9), 1172-1182. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1047951119001732 [details]

    2018

    • Berghmans, J. M., Poley, M. J., van Der Ende, J., Rietman, A., Glazemakers, I., Himpe, D., ... Utens, E. (2018). Changes in sensory processing after anesthesia in toddlers. Minerva Anestesiologica, 84(8), 919-928. https://doi.org/10.23736/S0375-9393.18.12132-8 [details]
    • Berghmans, J. M., Poley, M. J., van der Ende, J., Veyckemans, F., Poels, S., Weber, F., ... Utens, E. (2018). Association between children's emotional/behavioral problems before adenotonsillectomy and postoperative pain scores at home. Paediatric Anaesthesia, 28(9), 803-812. https://doi.org/10.1111/pan.13450 [details]
    • Brown, K. L., Utens, E., & Marino, B. S. (2018). The ten things you need to know about long-term outcomes following paediatric cardiac surgery. Intensive Care Medicine, 44(6), 918-921. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00134-018-5176-y [details]
    • Corno, A. F., & Utens, E. M. W. J. (2018). Editorial: Neuro-development and psychological issues in congenital heart defects. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 5, [297]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fped.2017.00297 [details]
    • De Ronde-Tillmans, M. J. A. G., De Jager, T. A. J., Goudzwaard, J. A., El Faquir, N., Van Mieghem, N. M., Zijlstra, F., ... De Jaegere, P. P. T. (2018). Long-term follow-up of quality of life in high-risk patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation for symptomatic aortic valve stenosis. Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, 15(4), 261-267. https://doi.org/10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2018.04.003 [details]
    • Hill, C., Creswell, C., Vigerland, S., Nauta, M. H., March, S., Donovan, C., ... Kendall, P. C. (2018). Navigating the development and dissemination of internet cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) for anxiety disorders in children and young people: A consensus statement with recommendations from the #iCBTLorentz Workshop Group. Internet Interventions, 12, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2018.02.002 [details]
    • Legerstee, J. S., & Utens, E. M. W. J. (2018). Pioneering research into specificity of intergenerational transmission of interpretation biases from parents to children: Challenges for the Future. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 57(7), 454-456. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaac.2018.02.018 [details]
    • Masdjedi, K., Daemen, J., Diletti, R., Wilschut, J., Utens, E., de Jaegere, P. P., ... Van Mieghem, N. M. (2018). A case-vignette based assessment of patient's perspective on coronary revascularization strategies, the OPINION study. Journal of cardiology, 72(2), 149-154. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jjcc.2018.01.009 [details]
    • Meentken, M. G., van Beynum, I. M., Aendekerk, E. W. C., Legerstee, J. S., El Marroun, H., van der Ende, J., Lindauer, R. J. L., Hillegers, M. H. J., Moll, H. A., Helbing, W. A., & Utens, E. M. W. J. (2018). Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) in children and adolescents with subthreshold PTSD after medically related trauma: Design of a randomized controlled trial. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 9, [1536287]. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2018.1536287 [details]
    • Schiller, R., Madderom, M., van Rosmalen, J., van Heijst, A. F., de Blaauw, I., Utens, E., ... IJsselstijn, H. (2018). Working memory training following neonatal critical illness: A randomized controlled trial. Critical care medicine, 46(7), 1158-1166. https://doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0000000000003151 [details]
    • Stapersma, L., van den Brink, G., Szigethy, E. M., Escher, J. C., & Utens, E. M. W. J. (2018). Editorial: Anxiety and depression in inflammatory bowel disease – authors’ reply. Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 48(6), 687-688. https://doi.org/10.1111/apt.14928 [details]
    • Stapersma, L., van den Brink, G., Szigethy, E. M., Escher, J. C., & Utens, E. M. W. J. (2018). Systematic review with meta-analysis: anxiety and depression in children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease. Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 48(5), 496-506. https://doi.org/10.1111/apt.14865 [details]
    • Stapersma, L., van den Brink, G., van der Ende, J., Szigethy, E. M., Beukers, R., Korpershoek, T. A., ... Utens, E. M. W. J. (2018). Effectiveness of Disease-Specific Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on Anxiety, Depression, and Quality of Life in Youth With Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 43(9), 967-980. https://doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/jsy029 [details]
    • Utens, E. M. W. J., Callus, E., Levert, E. M., De Groote, K., & Casey, F. (2018). Multidisciplinary family-centred psychosocial care for patients with CHD: consensus recommendations from the AEPC Psychosocial Working. Cardiology in the Young, 28(2), 192-198. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1047951117001378 [details]
    • de Jager, T. A. J., Dulfer, K., Radhoe, S., Bergmann, M. J., Daemen, J., Domburg, R. T., ... Utens, E. M. W. J. (2018). Predictive value of depression and anxiety for long-term mortality: Differences in outcome between acute coronary syndrome and stable angina pectoris. International Journal of Cardiology, 250, 43-48 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.10.005 [details]
    • de Lijster, J. M., Dieleman, G. C., Utens, E. M. W. J., Dierckx, B., Wierenga, M., Verhulst, F. C., & Legerstee, J. S. (2018). Social and academic functioning in adolescents with anxiety disorders: A systematic review. Journal of Affective Disorders, 230, 108-117. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2018.01.008 [details]
    • van den Brink, G., Stapersma, L., Vlug, L. E., Rizopolous, D., Bodelier, A. G., van Wering, H., ... Escher, J. C. (2018). Clinical disease activity is associated with anxiety and depressive symptoms in adolescents and young adults with inflammatory bowel disease. Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 48(3), 358-369. https://doi.org/10.1111/apt.14832 [details]
    • van der Mheen, M., van Beynum, I. M., Dulfer, K., van der Ende, J., van Galen, E., Duvekot, J., ... Utens, E. M. W. J. (2018). The CHIP-Family study to improve the psychosocial wellbeing of young children with congenital heart disease and their families: Design of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Pediatrics, 18, [230]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12887-018-1183-y [details]

    2017

    • Berghmans, J. M., Poley, M. J., van der Ende, J., Weber, F., Van de Velde, M., Adriaenssens, P., ... Utens, E. (2017). A Visual Analog Scale to assess anxiety in children during anesthesia induction (VAS‐I): Results supporting its validity in a sample of day care surgery patients. Pediatric anaesthesia, 27(9), 955-961 . https://doi.org/10.1111/pan.13206 [details]
    • Bergman, M. J., Utens, E. M. W. J., de Jager, T. A. J., Radhoe, S. P., Daemen, J., Lenzen, M. J., ... Dulfer, K. (2017). Feelings of being disabled as a prognostic factor for mortality in men and women post-PCI up to 12 years. International Journal of Cardiology, 249, 107-111. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.09.026 [details]
    • Dulfer, K., Helbing, W. A., & Utens, E. M. W. J. (2017). The influence of exercise training on quality of life and psychosocial functioning in children with congenital heart disease:A review of intervention studies. Sports, 5(1), [13]. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports5010013 [details]
    • Eijlers, R., Legerstee, J. S., Dierckx, B., Staals, L. M., Berghmans, J., van der Schroeff, M. P., ... Utens, E. M. W. J. (2017). Development of a virtual reality exposure tool as psychological preparation for elective pediatric day care surgery: Methodological approach for a randomized controlled trial. JMIR Research Protocols, 6(9), [e174]. https://doi.org/10.2196/resprot.7617 [details]
    • Etnel, J. R. G., van Dijk, A. P. J., Kluin, J., Bertels, R. A., Utens, E. M. W. J., van Galen, E., ... Takkenberg, J. J. M. (2017). Development of an online, evidence-based patient information portal for congenital heart disease: A pilot study. Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine, 4, [25]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fcvm.2017.00025 [details]
    • Gotink, R. A., Younge, J. O., Wery, M. F., Utens, E. M. W. J., Michels, M., Rizopoulos, D., ... Hunink, M. M. G. (2017). Online mindfulness as a promising method to improve exercise capacity in heart disease: 12-month follow-up of a randomized controlled trial. PLoS ONE, 12(5), [e0175923]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0175923 [details]
    • Kolaitis, G. A., Meentken, M. G., & Utens, E. M. W. J. (2017). Mental health problems in parents of children with congenital heart disease. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 5, [102]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fped.2017.00102 [details]
    • Kösters, M. P., Chinapaw, M. J. M., Zwaanswijk, M., van der Wal, M. F., Utens, E. M. W. J., & Koot, H. M. (2017). FRIENDS for Life: Implementation of an indicated prevention program targeting childhood anxiety and depression in a naturalistic setting. Mental Health & Prevention, 6, 44-50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mhp.2017.03.003 [details]
    • Meentken, M. G., van Beynum, I. M., Legerstee, J. S., Helbing, W. A., & Utens, E. M. W. J. (2017). Medically related post-traumatic stress in children and adolescents with congenital heart defects. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 5, [20]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fped.2017.00020 [details]
    • de Lijster, J. M., Dierckx, B., Utens, E. M. W. J., Verhulst, F. C., Zieldorff, C., Dieleman, G. C., & Legerstee, J. S. (2017). The Age of Onset of Anxiety Disorders: A Meta-analysis . Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 26(4), 237-246. https://doi.org/10.1177/0706743716640757 [details]

    2015

    2010

    • Legerstee, J. S., Garnefski, N., Jellesma, F. C., Verhulst, F. C., & Utens, E. M. W. J. (2010). Cognitive coping and childhood anxiety disorders. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 19(2), 143-150. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00787-009-0051-6 [details]
    • Liber, J. M., McLeod, B. D., van Widenfelt, B. M., Goedhart, A. W., van der Leeden, A. J. M., Utens, E. M. W. J., & Treffers, P. D. A. (2010). Examining the relation between the therapeutic alliance, treatment adherence, and outcome of cognitive behavioral therapy for children with anxiety disorders. Behavior Therapy, 41(2), 172-186. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beth.2009.02.003 [details]
    • Liber, J. M., van Widenfelt, B. M., van der Leeden, A. J. M., Goedhart, A. W., Utens, E. M. W. J., & Treffers, P. D. A. (2010). The relation of severity and comorbidity to treatment outcome with cognitive behavioral therapy for childhood anxiety disorders. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 38(5), 683-694. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10802-010-9394-1 [details]
    • van der Leeden, A. J. M., van Widenfelt, B. M., van der Leeden, R., Utens, E. M. W. J., Liber, J. M., & Treffers, P. D. A. (2010). Stepped care cognitive behavioral therapy for children with anxiety disorders: a new treatment approach. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 39(1), 55-75. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1352465810000500 [details]
    • van der Toorn, S. L. M., Huizink, A. C., Utens, E. M. W. J., Verhulst, F. C., Ormel, J., & Ferdinand, R. F. (2010). Maternal depressive symptoms, and not anxiety symptoms, are associated with positive mother-child reporting discrepancies of internalizing problems in children: a report on the TRAILS Study. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 19(4), 379-388. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00787-009-0062-3 [details]

    2009

    • Liber, J. M., Utens, E. M. W. J., van der Leeden, A. J. M., & Treffers, P. D. A. (2009). Individuele behandeling of groepsbehandeling: is er verschil? Kind en Adolescent, 30(3), 181-194. [details]

    2020

    • Berghmans, J., & Utens, E. (2020). Association between children's emotional/behavioral problems before adenotonsillectomy and postoperative pain scores at home: Answer to a comment. Paediatric Anaesthesia, 30(2), 198-199. https://doi.org/10.1111/pan.13794 [details]
    • van der Mheen, M., & Utens, E. M. W. J. (2020). Psychosocial interventions in families with a child with congenital heart disease. The Journal of Pediatrics, 222, 264-265. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.03.018 [details]

    2020

    • Utens, E. M. W. J. (2020). Psychological and social aspects of pediatric cardiac disease. In G. Wernowsky (Ed.), Anderson's Pediatric Cardiology (4th ed.). [82] Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
    • Utens, L., Bus, M., Wolters, L., van Beckum, B., de Wit, C., van Horen, R., & Huijser, C. (2020). Covid-19 verergert dwangstoornis: Richtlijn voor behandeling aangepast. De Psycholoog, 55(11), 24-28. https://www.tijdschriftdepsycholoog.nl/artikelen/covid-19-verergert-dwangstoornis/ [details]

    2019

    • Legerstee, J. S., Dierckx, B., Utens, E. M. W. J., Verhulst, F. C., Zieldorff, C., Dieleman, G. C., & de Lijster, J. M. (2019). The age of onset of anxiety disorders. In G. de Girolamo, P. D. McGorry, & N. Sartorius (Eds.), Age of onset of mental disorders: Etiopathogenetic and treatment implications (pp. 125-147). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-72619-9_7 [details]
    • Utens, E. M. W. J. (2019). Psychosociale problematiek. In B. J. M. Mulder, P. G. Pieper, F. J. Meijboom, B. J. Bouma, J. P. van Melle, & J. P. M. Hamer (Eds.), Aangeboren hartafwijkingen bij volwassenen (4e ed., pp. 282-286). Bohn Stafleu van Loghum.
    • van Dalen, M., Dessens, A. B., van der Mheen, M., Stapersma, L., & Utens, E. (2019). Depressie en angst bij kinderen en jongeren met een lichamelijke aandoening: screening en behandeling. Tijdschrift van de Vereniging voor Kinder- en Jeugdpsychotherapie, 46(1), 104-122. https://www.vkjp.nl/het-tijdschrift/tijdschrift-1-2019 [details]

    2017

    • Utens, E. M. W. J. (2017). Ik ben niet bang meer! Cognitieve gedragstherapie bij kinderen en adolescenten. (Oratiereeks). Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details]

    2018

    • Heijerman, A., Verdellen, C., van de Griendt, J., Bus, M., Beljaars, L., Cath, D., ... Utens, E. M. W. J. (2018). Tackle your Tics: Feasibility of a brief, intensive group-based exposure therapy programme for children with tic disorders.. Poster session presented at 11th European Conference on Tourette Syndrome and Tics Disorders (ESSTS), Copenhagen, .
    • van der Mheen, M., McCusker, C. G., van Beynum, I. M., Dulfer, K., van Galen, E., Bogers, A. J. J. C., ... Utens, E. M. W. J. (2018). Congenital Heart Disease Intervention Program - Family for young children with congenital heart disease and their families.. Paper presented at Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology , Leicester, .

    Media appearance

    Talk / presentation

    • Utens, L. (speaker) (20-3-2020). Psychosocial functioning in youth with congenital heart disease: long-term outcoems, Biannual European Conference of Psychosocial Working Group of the European Society of Paediatric Cardiology [cancelled], Milano.
    • Utens, L. (speaker) (13-3-2020). De invloed van de psychosociale zorg op de klinische praktijk, Jubileumsymposium 'Gouden Jeugd', Rotterdam.
    • Utens, L. (speaker) (8-11-2018). Corpus non sanum, mens sana? Cognitieve gedragstherapie in het (kinder)ziekenhuis, VGCt Najaarscongres 2018.
    • Utens, L. (speaker), Eijlers, R. (speaker), Legerstee, J. S. (speaker), Dierckx, B. (speaker) & Staals, L. M. (speaker) (22-6-2018). Virtual Reality Exposure ter psychologische voorbereiding van kinderen op een operatie., Zomercongres Sectie Kinderanesthesiologie, Wageningen.

    Others

    • Utens, L. (participant) (22-6-2018). Zomercongres Sectie Kinderanesthesiologie, Wageningen (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
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  • Ancillary activities
    • ErasmusMC - Sophia kinderziekenhuis
      UHD / klinisch psycholoog BIG
    • VGCT
      Bestuurslid Najaarscongrescommissie
    • Levvel, Organisatie voor Spec. Jeugdzorg
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