Westerneng M, Witteveen AB, Warmelink JC, Spelten E, Honig A, De Cock P. Pregnancy-specific anxiety and its association with background characteristics and health-related behaviors in a low-risk population.Compr Psychiatry. 2017 Feb 6;75:6-13.


Witteveen AB, De Cock P, Huizink AC, De Jonge A, Klomp T, Westerneng M, Geerts CC. Pregnancy related anxiety and general anxious or depressed mood and the choice for birth setting: a secondary data-analysis of the DELIVER study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2016 Nov 22;16(1):363.

Klomp T, Witteveen AB, de Jonge A, Hutton EK, Lagro-Janssen AL. A qualitative interview study into experiences of management of labor pain among women in midwife-led care in the Netherlands. J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 2016 Oct 25:1-9.


Dückers ML, Witteveen AB, Bisson JI, Olff M. The Association Between Disaster Vulnerability and Post-disaster Psychosocial Service Delivery Across Europe. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2015 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Polak AR, Witteveen AB, Denys D, Olff M. Breathing biofeedback as an adjunct to exposure in cognitive behavioral therapy hastens the reduction of PTSD symptoms: a pilot study. Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback. 2015 Mar;40(1):25-31.


Olff M, Polak AR, Witteveen AB, Denys D. Executive function in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the influence of comorbid depression. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. 2014;112:114-21.


Polak AR, Witteveen AB, Mantione M, Figee M, de Koning P, Olff M, van den Munckhof P, Schuurman PR, Denys D. Deep brain stimulation for obsessive-compulsive disorder affects language: a case report. Neurosurgery. 2013;73(5):907-10.


Polak AR, Witteveen AB, Visser RS, Opmeer BC, Vulink N, Figee M, Denys D, Olff M. (2012). Comparison of the effectiveness of trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy and paroxetine treatment in PTSD patients: design of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry; 9;12:166.

Polak AR, Witteveen AB, Reitsma JB, Olff M. (2012). The role of executive function in posttraumatic stress disorder: A systematic review. Journal of Affective Disorders; 141(1):11-21.

Quidé Y, Witteveen AB, El-Hage W, Veltman DJ, Olff M. (2012). Differences between effects of psychological versus pharmacological treatments on functional and morphological brain alterations in anxiety disorders and major depressive disorder: a systematic review. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews; 36(1):626-44.

Witteveen AB, Bisson JI, Ajdukovic D, Arnberg FK, Bergh Johannesson K, Bolding HB, Elklit A, Jehel L, Johansen VA, Lis-Turlejska M, Nordanger DO, Orengo-García F, Polak AR, Punamaki RL, Schnyder U, Wittmann L, Olff M. (2012). Post-disaster psychosocial services across Europe: the TENTS project. Social Science & Medicine; 75(9):1708-14.

Pearce J, Jones C, Morrison S, Olff M, van Buschbach S, Witteveen AB, Williams R, Orengo-García F, Ajdukovic D, Aker AT, Nordanger D, Lueger-Schuster B, Bisson JI. (2012). Using a Delphi process to develop an effective train-the-trainers program to train health and social care professionals throughout Europe. Journal of Traumatic Stress; 25(3):337-43.


Olff M, Langeland W, Witteveen A, Denys D. (2010). A psychobiological rationale for oxytocin in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder. CNS Spectrums; 15(8):522-30.

Witteveen AB, Huizink AC, Bramsen I, Slottje P, Smid T, Van der Ploeg HM (2010). Associations of cortisol with posttraumatic stress symptoms and negative life events: a study of police officers and firefighters. Psychoneuroendocrinology; 35(7):1113-8.

Bisson JI, Tavakoly B, Witteveen AB, Ajdukovic D, Jehel L, Johansen VJ, Nordanger D, Orengo Garcia F, Punamaki RL, Schnyder U, Sezgin AU, Wittmann L, Olff M. (2010) TENTS guidelines: development of post-disaster psychosocial care guidelines through a Delphi process. British Journal of Psychiatry; 196(1):69-74.


Slottje P, Smidt N,  Twisk JWR, Huizink AC, Witteveen AB, van Mechelen W, Smid T (2008). Use of health care and drugs by police officers 8.5 years after the air disaster in Amsterdam. European Journal of Public Health; 18(1):92-4.


Slottje P, Witteveen AB, Twisk JWR, Smidt N, Huizink AC, van Mechelen W, Smid T (2007). Post-disaster physical symptoms of firefighters and police officers: Role of types of exposure and post-traumatic stress symptoms. British Journal of Health Psychology; 13:327-42.

Witteveen AB, Bramsen I, Twisk JWR, Huizink AC, Slottje P, Smid T, van der Ploeg HM (2007). Psychological distress of rescue workers 8.5 years after professional involvement in the Amsterdam air disaster. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease; 195:31-40.

Slottje P, Twisk JW, Smidt N, Huizink AC, Witteveen AB,  van Mechelen W, Smid T (2007). Health-related quality of life of firefighters and police officers 8.5 years after the air disaster in Amsterdam. Quality of Life Research; 16:239-252.

Witteveen AB, van der Ploeg E, Bramsen I, Huizink AC, Slottje P, Smid T, van der Ploeg HM (2006). Dimensionality of the posttraumatic stress response among police officers and fire fighters: An evaluation of two self-report scales. Psychiatry Research; 141:213-28.

Huizink AC, Slottje P, Witteveen AB, Bijlsma JA, Twisk JWR, Smidt N, Bramsen I, van Mechelen W, van der Ploeg HM, Bouter LM, Smid T (2006).  Long-term health complaints of the Amsterdam Air Disaster on police officers and fire fighters. Occupational and Environmental Medicine; 63:657-62.

Slottje P, Smidt N, Twisk JWR, Huizink AC, Witteveen AB, van Mechelen W, Smid T (2006). Attribution of physical complaints to the air disaster in Amsterdam by exposed rescue workers: an epidemiological study using historic cohorts BMC Public Health;6:142.


Witteveen AB, Bramsen I, Hovens JE, van der Ploeg HM (2005). Utility of the impact of event scale in screening for posttraumatic stress disorder. Psychological Reports; 97:297-308.

Slottje P, Huizink AC, Twisk JW, Witteveen AB, van der Ploeg HM, Bramsen I, Smidt N, Bijlsma JA, Bouter LM, van Mechelen W, Smid T (2005). Epidemiological study air disaster in Amsterdam (ESADA): study design. BMC Public Health;5:54.

Slottje P, Bijlsma JA, Smidt N, Twisk JWR, Huizink AC, Lems WF, Hoogstraten van I, Witteveen AB, van Mechelen W, Smid T (2005). Epidemiologic Study of the Autoimmune Health Effects of a Cargo Aircraft Disaster. Archives of Internal Medicine 165:2278-2285.

Nationally and internationally published book-reviews

Book Review by A.B. Witteveen in Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie (2010), 52 (7) 506 – 507:  “Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for PTSD. A Case Formulation Approach. Zayfert, C., & Becker, C.B.  In de serie: Guides to Individualized Evidence-Based Treatment.                  

Contribution article A.B. Witteveen Traumatic StressPoints (Volume 24, March 2010).