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mw. dr. C.D. (Claudia) van Borkulo

Faculteit der Maatschappij- en Gedragswetenschappen
Programmagroep: Psychological Methods
Fotograaf: Tijmen Stuijt

  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 129
  • Postbus 15906
    1001 NK Amsterdam
  • Profiel

    Currently, I work as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Amsterdam, with the Psychosystems group led by Denny Borsboom. Working in close collaboration with clinical researchers, helps identifying clinically interesting questions. Examples of such questions are: “What is it that makes some patients recover from MDD while others do not?” or “Why do some healthy individuals develop MDD whereas others do not?” Such questions make me think: how can I assess this and what methods do I need?  Since the network approach is relatively new,  a lot of methodology is missing. Therefore, I have developed a method to estimate a network structure from binary data (IsingFit), and a method to statistically compare two network structures (NCT), for example. In my future work as a PostDoc, I will focus on questions such as “How unique are individuals?” and “What is the best time frame to capture individuals’ dynamics of symptoms?”


  • Publicaties


    • Epskamp, S., Fried, E. I., van Borkulo, C. D., Robinaugh, D. J., Marsman, M., Dalege, J., ... Cramer, A. O. J. (2018). Investigating the utility of fixed-margin sampling in network psychometrics. Multivariate Behavioral Research. https://doi.org/10.1080/00273171.2018.1489771
    • Epskamp, S., van Borkulo, C. D., Van der Veen, D. C., Servaas, M. N., Isvoranu, A-M., Riesse, H., & Cramer, A. O. J. (2018). Personalized Network Modeling in Psychopathology: The Importance of Contemporaneous and Temporal Connections. Clinical Psychological Science, 6(3), 416-427. https://doi.org/10.1177/2167702617744325 [details]
    • Klippel, A., Viechtbauer, W., Reininghaus, U., Wigman, J., van Borkulo, C., MERGE, ... Wichers, M. (2018). The cascade of stress: A network approach to explore differential dynamics in populations varying in familial risk for psychosis. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 44(2), 328-337. https://doi.org/10.1093/schbul/sbx037 [details]
    • Núñez, D., Fresno, A., van Borkulo, C. D., Courtet, P., Arias, V., Garrido, V., & Wigman, J. T. W. (2018). Examining relationships between psychotic experiences and suicidal ideation in adolescents using a network approach. Schizophrenia Research, 201, 54-61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.schres.2018.05.020 [details]
    • Schweren, L., van Borkulo, C. D., Fried, E., & Goodyer, I. M. (2018). Assessment of Symptom Network Density as a Prognostic Marker of Treatment Response in Adolescent Depression. JAMA Psychiatry, 75(1), 98-100. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2017.3561 [details]
    • de Beurs, D., Vancayseele, N., van Borkulo, C., Portzky, G., & van Heeringen, K. (2018). The association between motives, perceived problems and current thoughts of self-harm following an episode of self-harm. A network analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 240, 262-270. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2018.07.047 [details]
    • van Loo, H. M., Van Borkulo, C. D., Peterson, R. E., Fried, E. I., Aggen, S. H., Borsboom, D., & Kendler, K. S. (2018). Robust symptom networks in recurrent major depression across different levels of genetic and environmental risk. Journal of Affective Disorders, 227, 313-322. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2017.10.038 [details]
    • van Rooijen, G., Isvoranu, A. M., Kruijt, O. H., van Borkulo, C. D., Meijer, C. J., Wigman, J. T. W., ... Bartels-Velthuis, A. A. (2018). A state-independent network of depressive, negative and positive symptoms in male patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Schizophrenia Research, 193, 232-239. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.schres.2017.07.035 [details]


    • Epskamp, S., Fried, E. I., van Borkulo, C. D., Robinaugh, D. J., Marsman, M., Dalege, J., ... Cramer, A. O. J. (2017). The Right Answer to the Wrong Question: Utility of Fixed-margin Sampling in Network Psychometrics. Manuscript submitted for publication.
    • Fried, E. I., van Borkulo, C. D., Cramer, A. O. J., Boschloo, L., Schoevers, R. A., & Borsboom, D. (2017). Mental disorders as networks of problems: a review of recent insights. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 52(1), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00127-016-1319-z [details]
    • Isvoranu, A-M., van Borkulo, C. D., Boyette, L-L., Wigman, J. T. W., Vinkers, C. H., & Borsboom, D. (2017). A Network Approach to Psychosis: Pathways Between Childhood Trauma and Psychotic Symptoms. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 43(1), 187-196. https://doi.org/10.1093/schbul/sbw055 [details]
    • de Beurs, D. P., van Borkulo, C. D., & O'Connor, R. C. (2017). Association between suicidal symptoms and repeat suicidal behaviour within a sample of hospital-treated suicide attempters. BJPsych Open, 3(3), 120–126. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjpo.bp.116.004275 [details]
    • van Rooijen, G., Isvoranu, A-M., Meijer, C. J., van Borkulo, C. D., Ruhé, H. G., de Haan, L., & GROUP investigators (2017). A symptom network structure of the psychosis spectrum. Schizophrenia Research, 189, 75-83. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.schres.2017.02.018 [details]


    • Bekhuis, E., Schoevers, R. A., van Borkulo, C. D., Rosmalen, J. G. M., & Boschloo, L. (2016). The network structure of major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder and somatic symptomatology. Psychological Medicine, 46(14), 2989-2998. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291716001550 [details]
    • Boschloo, L., Schoevers, R. A., van Borkulo, C. D., Borsboom, D., & Oldehinkel, A. J. (2016). The network structure of psychopathology in a community sample of preadolescents. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 125(4), 599-606. https://doi.org/10.1037/abn0000150 [details]
    • Boschloo, L., van Borkulo, C. D., Borsboom, D., & Schoevers, R. A. (2016). A Prospective Study on How Symptoms in a Network Predict the Onset of Depression. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 85(3), 183-184. https://doi.org/10.1159/000442001 [details]
    • Cramer, A. O. J., van Borkulo, C. D., Giltay, E. J., van der Maas, H. L. J., Kendler, K. S., Scheffer, M., & Borsboom, D. (2016). Major depression as a complex dynamic system. PLoS ONE, 11(12), [e0167490]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0167490 [details]
    • Fried, E. I., van Borkulo, C. D., Epskamp, S., Schoevers, R. A., Tuerlinckx, F., & Borsboom, D. (2016). Measuring depression over time . . . Or not? Lack of unidimensionality and longitudinal measurement invariance in four common rating scales of depression. Psychological Assessment, 28(11), 1354-1367. https://doi.org/10.1037/pas0000275 [details]
    • Kossakowski, J. J., Epskamp, S., Kieffer, J. M., van Borkulo, C. D., Rhemtulla, M., & Borsboom, D. (2016). The application of a network approach to Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL): introducing a new method for assessing HRQoL in healthy adults and cancer patients. Quality of Life Research, 25(4), 781-792. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11136-015-1127-z [details]
    • van Borkulo, C. D., Borsboom, D., & Schoevers, R. A. (2016). Group-Level Symptom Networks in Depression—Reply. JAMA Psychiatry, 73(4), 411-412. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2015.3157 [details]


    • Boschloo, L., van Borkulo, C. D., Rhemtulla, M., Keyes, K. M., Borsboom, D., & Schoevers, R. A. (2015). The network structure of symptoms of the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders. PLoS ONE, 10(9), [e0137621]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0137621 [details]
    • Fried, E. I., Boschloo, L., van Borkulo, C. D., Schoevers, R. A., Romeijn, J-W., Wichers, M., ... Borsboom, D. (2015). Commentary: "Consistent superiority of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors over placebo in reducing depressed mood in patients with major depression". Frontiers in Psychiatry, 6, [117]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2015.00117 [details]
    • van Borkulo, C., Boschloo, L., Borsboom, D., Penninx, B. W. J. H., Waldorp, L. J., & Schoevers, R. A. (2015). Association of symptom network structure with the course of depression. JAMA Psychiatry, 72(12), 1219-1226. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2015.2079 [details]


    • van Borkulo, C. D., Borsboom, D., Epskamp, S., Blanken, T. F., Boschloo, L., Schoevers, R. A., & Waldorp, L. J. (2014). A new method for constructing networks from binary data. Scientific Reports, 4, [5918]. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep05918 [details]


    • Borsboom, D., Fried, E. I., Epskamp, S., Waldorp, L. J., van Borkulo, C. D., van der Maas, H. L. J., & Cramer, A. O. J. (2017). False alarm? A comprehensive reanalysis of "evidence that psychopathology symptom networks have limited replicability" by Forbes, Wright, Markon, and Krueger (2017). Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 126(7), 989-999. https://doi.org/10.1037/abn0000306 [details]


    • Van Borkulo, C., Boschloo, L., Borsboom, D., Penninx, B. W. J. H., Waldorp, L. J., & Schoevers, R. A. (2016). Erratum: Association of symptom network structure with the course of longitudinal depression (JAMA Psychiatry (2015) 72:12 (1219-1226)). JAMA Psychiatry, 73(4), 412. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2016.0024


    • van Borkulo, C. D. (2014). Fitting like a glove: a new method for construction networks from binary data.. Poster session presented at 24th IOPS Winter Conference, .


    • van Borkulo, C. (2018). Van Swinderen Prize (€ 1000,-).
    • van Borkulo, C. (2016). Top Publication Award.
    • van Borkulo, C. D. (2015). Travel Award ($1000) for the International Meeting of the Psychometric Society (IMPS) in Beijing, July 2015..


    • van Borkulo, C. D. (18-11-2015). Specific Symptom Associations May Determine Persistence of Depression. [Print] MedicalResearch.com. Specific Symptom Associations May Determine Persistence of Depression..


    • van Borkulo, C. (speaker) (27-5-2017). Vulnerability to develop psychopathology: A catastrophe, 30th APS Annual Convention.
    • van Borkulo, C. (speaker) (26-5-2017). Symptom patterns and the course of OCD, Association for Psychological Science.
    • van Borkulo, C. (speaker) (2-2017). Teach one day at Network Winter School.
    • van Borkulo, C. (speaker) (6-2016). Network Summer School.
    • van Borkulo, C. D. (invited speaker) (11-12-2015). Network Comparison Test: A validation study., Presentation at conference of Interuniversity Graduate School of Psychometrics and Sociometrics (IOPS), Leiden.
    • van Borkulo, C. D. (invited speaker) (2-10-2015). Do symptom expression patterns matter?, 6th Lab meeting Network and time series models., Amsterdam.
    • van Borkulo, C. D. (invited speaker) (1-6-2015). Do symptom expression patterns matter?, Presentation for a Masterclass with Professor Kenneth Kendler., Groningen.
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