Zomer L, van der Meer L, van Weeghel J, Widdershoven G, de Jong I, Voskes Y. (2024). Recovery-oriented care in Teams Working with the ART Model in long-term Mental Health care: A Qualitative Study on the Experiences of Service Users and Their Significant Others. Community Ment Health J.

Hao J, Tiles-Sar N, Habtewold TD, Liemburg EJ; Genetic Risk Outcome of Psychosis (GROUP) Investigators; Bruggeman R, van der Meer L, Alizadeh BZ. (2024). Shaping tomorrow’s support: baseline clinical characteristics predict later social functioning and quality of life in schizophrenia spectrum disorder. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol.

Conneely M, Roe D, Hasson-Ohayon I, Pijnenborg GHM, van der Meer L, Speyer H. (2024). Antipsychotics and Identity: The Adverse Effect No One is Talking About. Community Ment Health J.

Poppe A, Tiles-Sar N, Konings SRA, Habtewold TD; GROUP Investigators; Bruggeman R, Alizadeh BZ, van der Meer L. (2024). Moving from supported to independent living: what are the barriers and facilitators for individuals with psychosis? Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol.

Poppe A, Ritter FDE, Bais L, Pustejovsky JE, van Tol MJ, Ćurčić-Blake B, Pijnenborg GHM, van der Meer L. (2024). The efficacy of combining cognitive training and noninvasive brain stimulation: A transdiagnostic systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychol Bull.

Hortobágyi T, Vetrovsky T, Uematsu A, Sanders L, da Silva Costa AA, Batistela RA, Moraes R, Granacher U, Szabó-Kóra S, Csutorás B, Széphelyi K, Tollár J. (2024). Walking on a Balance Beam as a New Measure of Dynamic Balance to Predict Falls in Older Adults and Patients with Neurological Conditions. Sports Med Open.

Berger I, Bruineberg A, van Ewijk M, de Jong L, van der Hout M, van Weeghel J, van der Meer L. (2023). Developing a recovery-oriented intervention for people with severe mental illness and an intellectual disability: design-oriented action research. Front Psychiatry.

Lyngstad SH, Lyne JP, Ihler HM, van der Meer L, Færden A, Melle I. (2023). Turning the Spotlight on Apathy: Identification and Treatment in Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders. Schizophr Bull.

Tiles-Sar N, Habtewold TD, Liemburg EJ, van der Meer L, Bruggeman R, Alizadeh BZ; GROUP investigators. (2023). Understanding Lifelong Factors and Prediction Models of Social Functioning After Psychosis Onset Using the Large-Scale GROUP Cohort Study. Schizophr Bull.


van Dam M, van Weeghel J, Castelein S, Stiekema A, Quee P, Kidd S, Allott K, Maples N, Velligan D, Pijnenborg M, van der Meer L (2022). Development and validation of a fidelity instrument for Cognitive Adaptation Training. Schizophr Res Cogn.

van Dam M, van Weeghel J, Stiekema A, Castelein S, Pijnenborg M, van der Meer L (2022). Barriers and facilitators to implementation of cognitive adaptation training in long-term inpatient facilities for people diagnosed with severe mental illness: A nursing perspective. J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs.

Zomer LJC, van der Meer L, van Weeghel J, van Melle AL, de Vet HCW, Kemper M, Antoine Marie Widdershoven G, Voskes Y (2022). The Active Recovery Triad monitor: evaluation of a model fidelity scale for recovery-oriented care in long-term mental health care settings. BMC Psychiatry.

Van der Meer L, Kaiser S, Castelein S (2021). Negative symptoms in schizophrenia: reconsidering evidence and focus in clinical trials. British J. Psych.

Poppe, ABais L, van Duin D, Curcic-Blake B, Pijnenborg GHM, van der Meer L (2021). Improving Cognition in Severe Mental Illness by Combining Cognitive Remediation and Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation: Study Protocol for a Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial (HEADDSET). Trials

Larabi D, Marsman JBC, Aleman A, Tijms BM, Opmeer EM, Pijnenborg GHM, Van der Meer L, van Tol MJ, Ćurčic-Blake B. (2021). Insight does not come at random: individual gray matter networks relate to clinical and cognitive insight in schizophrenia. Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry

Van der Meer L, Jonker T,  Wadman H, Wunderink C, Van Weeghel J, Pijnenborg GHM, Van Setten ERH (2021). Targeting Personal Recovery of People with Complex Mental Health Needs: The Development of a Psychosocial Intervention Through User- Centered Design. Frontiers in Psychiatry


Zomer L, Voskes Y, van Weeghel J, Widdershoven GAM, van Mierlo T, Berkvens B, Stavenuiter B, van der Meer L (2020). The Active Recovery Triad (ART) Model: a New Approach in Dutch Long-term Mental Health Care. Frontiers in Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Van Dam M, van Weeghel J, Castelein S, Pijnenborg M, van der Meer L (2020). Evaluation of an adaptive implementation program for Cognitive Adaptation Training: protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial in people with severe mental illness. JMIR Research Protocols

Pijnenborg GHM, Larabi DI, Xu P, Hasson-Ahayon I, de Vos AE, Ćurčić-Blake B, Aleman A, van der Meer L (2020). Brain areas associated with clinical and cognitive insight in psychotic disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews.

Stiekema APM, van Dam MT, Bruggeman R, Redmeijer JE, Swart M, Dethmers M, Rietberg CM, Wekking EM, Velligan DI, Timmerman ME, Aleman A, Castelein S, van Weeghel J, Pijnenborg GHM, van der Meer L (2020). Facilitating Recovery of Daily Functioning in People With a Severe Mental Illness Who Need Longer-Term Intensive Psychiatric Services: Results From a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial on Cognitive Adaptation Training Delivered by Nurses. Schizophr Bull.

Zhang L, Ai H, Opmeer EM, Marsman JBC, van der Meer L, Ruhé HG, Aleman A, van Tol MJ (2020). Distinct temporal brain dynamics in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia during emotion regulation. Psychol Med. 50(3):413-421.

Otto LKM, Hofstra J, Mullen MG, Malenczak D, Boonstra N, van der Meer L, Veling W, Boerhout C, van Rijsbergen GD, de Vries J, van der Pol B, Pijnenborg GHM, Korevaar L. (2020). A cognitive remediation training for young adults with psychotic disorders to support their participation in education – study protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial. Pilot Feasibility Stud. 6:54. 

Contreras JA, Aslanyan V, Sweeney MD, Sanders LMJ, Sagare AP, Zlokovic BV, Toga AW, Han SD, Morris JC, Fagan A, Massoumzadeh P, Benzinger TL, Pa J. (2020). Functional connectivity among brain regions affected in Alzheimer’s disease is associated with CSF TNF-α in APOE4 carriers. Neurobiol Aging.

Sanders LMJ, Hortobágyi T, Karssemeijer EGA, Van der Zee EA, Scherder EJA, van Heuvelen MJG. (2020). Effects of low- and high-intensity physical exercise on physical and cognitive function in older persons with dementia: a randomized controlled trial. Alzheimers Res Ther.

Karssemeijer EGA, Bossers WJR, Aaronson JA, Sanders LMJ, Kessels RPC, Olde Rikkert MGM. (2019). Exergaming as a Physical Exercise Strategy Reduces Frailty in People With Dementia: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Am Med Dir Assoc.

Tollár J, Nagy F, Moizs M, Tóth BE, Sanders LMJ, Hortobágyi T. (2019). Diverse Exercises Similarly Reduce Older Adults’ Mobility Limitations. Med Sci Sports Exerc.

Sanders LMJ, Hortobágyi T, la Bastide-van Gemert S, van der Zee EA, van Heuvelen MJG. (2019). Dose-response relationship between exercise and cognitive function in older adults with and without cognitive impairment: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS One.

Hortobágyi T, Uematsu A, Sanders L, Kliegl R, Tollár J, Moraes R, Granacher U. (2019). Beam Walking to Assess Dynamic Balance in Health and Disease: A Protocol for the “BEAM” Multicenter Observational Study. Gerontology.

Dascal JB, Sanders LMJ, Filho EGDC, Hortobágyi T. (2019). Dose-response effects of years of self-reported physical activity on old females’ motor and cognitive function. Braz J Phys Ther.

Daukantaitė D, Lantto R, Liljedahl SI, Helleman M, Westling S.  (2020). One-Year Consistency in Lifetime Frequency Estimates and Functions of Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in a Clinical Sample. Front Psychiatry.

Pijnenborg GHM, de Vos AE, Timmerman ME, van der Gaag M, Sportel E, Arends J, Koopmans I, van der Meer L, Aleman A (2019). Social cognitive group treatment for impaired insight in psychosis: a multicenter randomized controlled trial. Schizophr Res. 206:362-369

Westling S, Daukantaite D, Liljedahl SI, Oh Y, Westrin Å, Flyckt L, Helleman M. (2019). Effect of Brief Admission to Hospital by Self-referral for Individuals Who Self-harm and Are at Risk of Suicide: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open.

Lindkvist RM, Landgren K, Liljedahl SI, Daukantaitė D, Helleman M, Westling S. (2019). Predictable, Collaborative and Safe: Healthcare Provider Experiences of Introducing Brief Admissions by Self-referral for Self-harming and Suicidal Persons with a History of Extensive Psychiatric Inpatient Care. Issues Ment Health Nurs

Eckerström J, Allenius E, Helleman M, Flyckt L, Perseius KI, Omerov P. (2019). Brief admission (BA) for patients with emotional instability and self-harm: nurses’ perspectives – person-centred care in clinical practice. Int J Qual Stud Health Well-being


Van der Meer L & Wunderink C (2018). Contemporary approaches in mental health rehabilitation. Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci. 25:1-6. [invited editorial] 

Larabi DI, van der Meer L, Pijnenborg GHM, Ćurčić-Blake B, Aleman A (2018). Insight and emotion regulation in schizophrenia: a brain activation and functional connectivity study. Neuroimage Clin. 20:762-771. 

Zhang L, Opmeer EM, van der Meer L, Aleman A, Ćurčić-Blake B, Ruhé HG (2018). Altered frontal-amygdala effective connectivity during effortful emotion regulation in bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disord. 20(4):349-358 

Stiekema APM, Islam MA, Liemburg EJ, Castelein S, van den Heuvel ER, van Weeghel J, Aleman A, Bruggeman R, van der Meer L; GROUP-investigators (2018). Long-term course of negative symptom subdomains and relationship with outcome in patients with a psychotic disorder. Schizophr Res. 193:173-181. 

Stiekema APM, Looijmans A, van der Meer L, Bruggeman R, Schoevers RA, Corpeleijn E, Jörg F (2018). Effects of a lifestyle intervention on psychosocial well-being of severe mentally ill residential patients: ELIPS, a cluster randomized controlled pragmatic trial. Schizophr Res. 199:407-413. 

Helleman M, Goossens PJJ, van Achterberg T, Kaasenbrood A. (2018). Components of Brief Admission as a Crisis Intervention for Patients With a Borderline Personality Disorder: Results of a Delphi Study. J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc.

Sanders LMJ, Hortobágyi T, Balasingham M, Van der Zee EA, van Heuvelen MJG. (2018). Psychometric Properties of a Flanker Task in a Sample of Patients with Dementia: A Pilot Study. Dement Geriatr Cogn Dis Extra.

Helleman M, Lundh LG, Liljedahl SI, Daukantaité D, Westling S. (2018). Individuals’ experiences with brief admission during the implementation of the brief admission skåne RCT, a qualitative study. Nord J Psychiatry.

Looijmans A, Stiekema APM, Bruggeman R, van der Meer L, Stolk RP, Schoevers RA, Jörg F, Corpeleijn E (2017). Changing the obesogenic environment to improve cardiometabolic health in residential patients with a severe mental illness: ELIPS, a cluster randomized controlled trial. British Journal of Psychiatry. 211(5):296-303

Liljedahl SI, Helleman M, Daukantaité D, Westrin Å, Westling S. (2017). A standardized crisis management model for self-harming and suicidal individuals with three or more diagnostic criteria of borderline personality disorder: The Brief Admission Skåne randomized controlled trial protocol (BASRCT). BMC Psychiatry.

Sanders LMJ, Hortobágyi T, van Staveren G, Taxis K, Boersma F, Klein HC, Bossers WJR, Blankevoort CG, Scherder EJA, Van der Zee EA, van Heuvelen MJG. (2017). Relationship between drug burden and physical and cognitive functions in a sample of nursing home patients with dementia. Eur J Clin Pharmacol.


Helleman M, Goossens PJ, Kaasenbrood A, van Achterberg T. (2016). Brief Admissions During Prolonged Treatment in a Case Involving Borderline Personality Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Use and Functions. J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc.

Stiekema APM, Quee PJ, Dethmers AM, van den Heuvel ER, Redmeyer JE, Rietberg CM, Stant A, Swart M, van Weeghel J, Aleman A, Velligan DI, Schoevers RA, Bruggeman R, van der Meer L (2015). Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of cognitive adaptation training as a nursing intervention in long-term residential patients with severe mental illness: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials 16(1):49. 

Zhang LW, Opmeer E, Ruhé HG, Aleman A, Van der Meer L (2015). Brain activation during self- and other- reflection in bipolar disorder with a history of psychosis: comparison to schizophrenia. NeuroImage: Clinical. 8: pp 202-9. 

De Vos AE, Pijnenborg GHM, Aleman A, van der Meer L, (2015). Implicit and explicit self-related processing in relation to insight in patients with schizophrenia. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry 20(4): 311-29 

Ćurčić-Blake B, Van der Meer L, Pijnenborg GHM, David AS, Aleman A (2015). Insight and psychosis: functional and anatomical brain connectivity and self-reflection in schizophrenia. Human Brain Mapping. 36(12):4859-68 

Stiekema AP, Liemburg EJ, van der Meer L, Castelein S, Stewart R, van Weeghel J, Aleman A, Bruggeman R (2016).Confirmatory Factor Analysis and Differential Relationships of the two subdomains of negative symptoms in chronically ill psychotic patients. PLoS One. 19;11(2): e0149785. 

Van der Velde J, Swart M, Van Rijn S, Van der Meer L, Wunderink L, Wiersma D, Krabbendam L, Bruggeman R, Aleman A (2015). Cognitive Alexithymia Is Associated with the Degree of Risk for Psychosis. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0124803. 

Curčić-Blake B, Nanetti L, van der Meer L, Cerliani L, Renken R, Pijnenborg GH, Aleman A (2015). Not on speaking terms: hallucinations and structural network disconnectivity in schizophrenia. Brain Struct Funct. 220(1):407-18 


Helleman M, Goossens PJ, Kaasenbrood A, van Achterberg T. (2014). Evidence base and components of Brief Admission as an intervention for patients with borderline personality disorder: a review of the literature. Perspect Psychiatr Care.

Helleman M, Goossens PJ, Kaasenbrood A, van Achterberg T. (2014). Experiences of patients with borderline personality disorder with the brief admission intervention: a phenomenological study. Int J Ment Health Nurs.

Van der Meer L, Swart M, van der Velde J, Wiersma D, Bruggeman R, Aleman A (2014). Neural correlates of emotion regulation in patients with schizophrenia and non-affected siblings. PLoS One. 18;9(6):e99667 

Van der Meer L, Groenewold NA, Nolen WA, Pijnenborg M, Aleman A (2013). Psychosis-proneness and neural correlates of self-inhibition in theory of mind. PLoS One 8(7):e67774. 

Van der Meer L, de Vos AE, Stiekema APM, Pijnenborg GH, van Tol MJ, Nolen WA, David AS, Aleman A (2013). Insight in Schizophrenia: Involvement of Self-Reflection Networks? Schizophr. Bull. 39(6):1288-95. 

Quee PJ, van der Meer L, Krabbendam L, de Haan L, Cahn W, Wiersma D, van Beveren N, Pijnenborg GH, Mulder CL, Bruggeman R, Aleman A (2014). Insight change in psychosis: relationship with neurocognition, social cognition, clinical symptoms and phase of illness. Acta Psychiatr Scand 129(2):126-33.

Van Tol MJ, van der Meer L, Bruggeman R, Modinos G, Knegtering H, Aleman A (2013). Voxel- based gray and white matter morphometry correlates of hallucinations in schizophrenia: The superior temporal gyrus does not stand alone. Neuroimage Clin. 29; 4: 249-57.

Quee PJ, Stiekema AP, Wigman JT, Schneider H, van der Meer L, Maples NJ, van den Heuvel ER, Velligan DI, Bruggeman R (2014). Improving functional outcomes for schizophrenia patients in the Netherlands using Cognitive Adaptation Training as a nursing intervention – A pilot study. Schizophr Res. 158(1-3):120-5. 


de Heer-Wunderink C, Visser E, Caro-Nienhuis A, Sytema S, Wiersma D. Supported housing and supported independent living in the Netherlands, with a comparison with England. (2012). Community Ment Health J.

De Heer-Wunderink C, Visser E, Sytema S, Wiersma D. (2012). Social inclusion of people with severe mental illness living in community housing programs. Psychiatr Serv.

de Heer-Wunderink C, Visser E, Caro-Nienhuis AD, van Weeghel J, Sytema S, Wiersma D. (2012). Treatment plans in psychiatric community housing programs: do they reflect rehabilitation principles? Psychiatr Rehabil J.

Liemburg EJ, van der Meer L, Knegtering H, Swart M, Vercammen A, Curcic-Blake B, Aleman A (2012). Reduced connectivity in the self-reflection network of schizophrenia patients with poor insight PLoS One 7(8): e42707. 

Van der Meer L, Groenewold NA, Nolen WA, Pijnenborg M, Aleman A (2011). Inhibit yourself and understand the other: neural basis of distinct processes underlying Theory of Mind. Neuroimage 56(4): 2364-74 

Van der Meer L, van der Werf-Eldering MJ, Burger H, Holthausen EAE, Aleman A, Nolen WA. (2011). Insight in bipolar disorder: effects of cognitive functioning, social learning and clinical determinants. Bipolar Disorders 13(4): 343-54.

Pijnenborg, M, Van der Gaag, MM, Bockting, CLH, van der Meer, L, Aleman, A (2011). REFLEX: a social-cognitive group treatment to improve insight in schizophrenia study protocol of a multi-center RCT. BMC Psychiatry, 11: 161. 


Van der Meer L, Costafreda S, Aleman A, David AS (2010). Self-reflection and the brain: A theoretical review and meta-analysis of neuroimaging studies with implications for schizophrenia. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 34 (6): 934-46

Van der Meer L, van’t Wout M, Aleman A (2009). Emotion regulation strategies in patients with schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research 170(2-3):108-13

Quee PJ, van der Meer L, Bruggeman R, de Haan L, Krabbendam L, Cahn W, Mulder NCL, Wiersma D, Aleman A (2010). Insight in psychosis: relationship with neurocognition, social cognition and clinical symptoms depends on phase of illness. Schizophrenia Bulletin 37(1): 29-37 


de Heer-Wunderink C, Caro-Nienhuis AD, Sytema S, Wiersma D. Residential care: Dutch and Italian residents of residential care facilities compared. (2008).