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Health Sciences profile

Associate Professor Maria Kleinstäuber

PositionAssociate Professor
DepartmentDepartment of Psychological Medicine (Dunedin)
QualificationsDr. phil. habil.(Marburg, Germany) PPT(Mainz, Germany) PhD(Mainz, Germany) Dipl.-Psych.(Mainz, Germany)
Research summaryPathomechanisms and interventions in behavioural medicine; health psychology
Memberships
  • Secretary and member of the International Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • Member of New Zealand Psychologists Board
  • Member of the American Psychological Association, 38th Division Health Psychology
  • Member of the German Society of Behavioral Medicine and Behavior Modification

Research

Maria Kleinstäuber is a Clinical and Health Psychologist with research interests in:

  • The efficacy of interventions for syndromes of persistent somatic symptoms and symptom distress
  • Experimental research of pathomechanisms underlying medically unexplained or explained somatic symptoms
  • The role of illness perceptions in chronic illness
  • Placebo and nocebo effects
  • Psychological factors in the process of recovery after medical procedures

Maria’s research work is characterised by a diversity of research methods. Her research has been funded by German Research Foundation, Pharmac New Zealand, Auckland Medical Research Foundation, the Postdoctoral Society of the University of Auckland, the German Academic Exchange Service, among others.

Maria trained as a clinical psychologist at Technical University of Darmstadt and Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz (Germany). She completed a postgraduate training in Clinical Psychology, with specialization in cognitive behaviour therapy, and earned her doctorate in psychology at Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz. She earned postdoctoral habilitation degree at Philipps-University of Marburg. She has worked as registered clinical psychologist in different inpatient and outpatient settings of adult mental health in Germany and New Zealand. Maria worked as postdoctoral research fellow and later as assistant professor at Philipps-University of Marburg, Brigham Young University (Provo, USA) and University of Auckland until she was appointed as Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychological Medicine at University of Otago. Maria is member of the Board and Executive Committee and holds the office as Secretary of the International Society of Behavioral Medicine (ISBM).

Publications

Senger, K., Heider, J., Kleinstäuber, M., Sehlbrede, M., Witthöft, M., & Schröder, A. (2021). Network analysis of persistent somatic symptoms in two clinical patient samples. Psychosomatic Medicine, 84, 74-85. doi: 10.1097/psy.0000000000000999

Korwisi, B., Garrido Suárez, B. B., Goswami, S., Reddy Gunapati, N., Hay, G., Hernández Arteaga, M. A., … Kleinstäuber, M., … Swain, N., … Barke, A. (2021). Reliability and clinical utility of the chronic pain classification in the 11th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases from a global perspective: Results from India, Cuba, and New Zealand. Pain. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002379

Haas, J. W., Rief, W., Weiß, F., Doering, B. K., Kleinstäuber, M., Ruwoldt, S., … Rheker, J. (2021). The effect of patient-centered communication on medication intake: An experimental study. Psychology, Health & Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/13548506.2021.1969666

Senger, K., Schröder, A., Kleinstäuber, M., Rubel, J. A., Rief, W., & Heider, J. (2021). Predicting optimal treatment outcomes using the Personalized Advantage Index for patients with persistent somatic symptoms. Psychotherapy Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/10503307.2021.1916120

Sarter, L., Heider, J., Kirchner, L., Schenk, S., Witthöft, M., Rief, W., & Kleinstäuber, M. (2021). Cognitive and emotional variables predicting treatment outcome of cognitive behavior therapies for patients with medically unexplained symptoms: A meta-analysis. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2021.110486

Gurr, B., Stuflesser, A., Kleinstäuber, M., & Baker, R. (2018). Emotional Processing Scale: Deutsche version (EPS-D) [Emotional Processing Scale: German version (EPS-D)]. Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.

Authored Book - Research

Kleinstäuber, M., Bleichhardt, G., Gottschalk, J., & Rief, W. (2018). Therapie-Tools: Somatoforme Störungen. Basel, Germany: Beltz.

Authored Book - Research

Kleinstäuber, M., Thomas, P., Witthöft, M., & Hiller, W. (2018). Kognitive Verhaltenstherapie bei medizinisch unerklärten Körperbeschwerden und somatoformen Störungen. Berlin, Germany: Springer.

Authored Book - Research

Weise, C., Kleinstäuber, M., Kaldo, V., & Andersson, G. (2016). Mit Tinnitus leben lernen: Ein Manual für Therapeuten und Betroffene [Learn to live with tinnitus: A handbook for therapists and clients]. Berlin, Germany: Springer.

Authored Book - Research

De Ridder, D., Schlee, W., Vanneste, S., Londero, A., Weisz, N., Kleinjung, T., … Kleinstaeuber, M., … Zheng, Y., … Adhia, D. (2021). Tinnitus and tinnitus disorder: Theoretical and operational definitions (an international multidisciplinary proposal). In W. Schlee, B. Langguth, T. Kleinjung, S. Vanneste & D. De Ridder (Eds.), Tinnitus: An interdisciplinary approach towards individualized treatment: From heterogeneity to personalized medicine: Progress in brain research (Vol. 260). (pp. 1-25). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/bs.pbr.2020.12.002

Chapter in Book - Research

Kleinstäuber, M., & Weise, C. (2020). Psychosocial variables that predict chronic and disabling tinnitus: A systematic review. In Current topics in behavioral neurosciences. Berlin, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/7854_2020_213

Chapter in Book - Research

Kleinstäuber, M., & Rief, W. (2017). Cognitive behavioral therapy for somatoform disorders and pain. In S. G. Hoffman & G. J. G. Asmundson (Eds.), The science of cognitive behavioral therapy. (pp. 405-427). London, UK: Elsevier.

Chapter in Book - Research

Kleinstäuber, M., & Rief, W. (2017). Somatic symptom disorders. In S. G. Hofmann (Ed.), Clinical psychology: A global perspective. (pp. 261-282). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Chapter in Book - Research

Kleinstäuber, M. (2016). KVT bei medizinisch unerklärten Körperbeschwerden und somatoformen Störungen [Cognitive behavior therapy for medically unexplained physical symptoms and somatoform disorders]. In H. H. Stavemann (Ed.), Entwicklungen in der Integrativen KVT. (2nd ed.) (pp. 156-174). Weinheim, Germany: Beltz.

Chapter in Book - Research

Kleinstäuber, M., & Hiller, W. (2016). Psychoedukation bei somatoformen Störungen [Psychoeducation for somatoform disorders]. In J. Bäuml, B. Behrendt, P. Henningsen & G. Pitschel-Walz (Eds.), Handbuch der Psychoedukation für Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie und Psychosomatische Medizin [Handbook of psychoeducation for psychiatry, psychotherapy, and psychosomatic medicine]. (pp. 324-340). Stuttgart, Germany: Schattauer.

Chapter in Book - Research

Kleinstäuber, M., & Hiller, W. (2015). Psychoedukative Ansätze und Legitimierung [Psychoeducational approaches and legitimization]. In W. Rief & P. Henningsen (Eds.), Psychosomatik und Verhaltensmedizin: Eine Einführung in die Psychosomatische Medizin und Gesundheitspsychologie [Psychosomatics and behavioral medicine: An introduction to psychosomatic medicine and health psychology]. (pp. 330-352). Stuttgart, Germany: Schattauer.

Chapter in Book - Research

Kleinstäuber, M. (2013). Mood. In M. D. Gellman & J. R. Turner (Eds.), Encyclopaedia of behavioral medicine. New York, NY: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4419-1005-9_38

Chapter in Book - Research

Kleinstäuber, M. (2013). ZungDepression Inventory. In M. D. Gellman & J. R. Turner (Eds.), Encyclopaedia of behavioral medicine. (pp. 2085-2086). New York, NY: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4419-1005-9_1300

Chapter in Book - Research

Dekker, J., Amitami, M., Berman, A. H., Brown, H., Cleal, B., Figueiras, M. J., … Kleinstäuber, M., … Nater, U. M. (2021). Definition and characteristics of behavioral medicine, and main tasks and goals of the International Society of Behavioral Medicine: An international Delphi study. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 28, 268-276. doi: 10.1007/s12529-020-09928-y

Journal - Research Article

Haas, J. W., Rief, W., Weiß, F., Doering, B. K., Kleinstäuber, M., Ruwoldt, S., … Rheker, J. (2021). The effect of patient-centered communication on medication intake: An experimental study. Psychology, Health & Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/13548506.2021.1969666

Journal - Research Article

Kleinstäuber, M., Colgan, S., & Petrie, K. J. (2021). Changing understanding, perceptions, pain relief of and preference for generic medicines with patient education: An experimental intervention study. Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy, 17, 1288-1299. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2020.09.014

Journal - Research Article

Kleinstäuber, M., Exner, A., Lambert, M. J., & Terluin, B. (2021). Validation of the Four-Dimensional Symptom Questionnaire (4DSQ) in a mental health setting. Psychology, Health & Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/13548506.2021.1883685

Journal - Research Article

Korwisi, B., Garrido Suárez, B. B., Goswami, S., Reddy Gunapati, N., Hay, G., Hernández Arteaga, M. A., … Kleinstäuber, M., … Swain, N., … Barke, A. (2021). Reliability and clinical utility of the chronic pain classification in the 11th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases from a global perspective: Results from India, Cuba, and New Zealand. Pain. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002379

Journal - Research Article

Sarter, L., Heider, J., Kirchner, L., Schenk, S., Witthöft, M., Rief, W., & Kleinstäuber, M. (2021). Cognitive and emotional variables predicting treatment outcome of cognitive behavior therapies for patients with medically unexplained symptoms: A meta-analysis. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2021.110486

Journal - Research Article

Senger, K., Heider, J., Kleinstäuber, M., Sehlbrede, M., Witthöft, M., & Schröder, A. (2021). Network analysis of persistent somatic symptoms in two clinical patient samples. Psychosomatic Medicine, 84, 74-85. doi: 10.1097/psy.0000000000000999

Journal - Research Article

Senger, K., Schröder, A., Kleinstäuber, M., Rubel, J. A., Rief, W., & Heider, J. (2021). Predicting optimal treatment outcomes using the Personalized Advantage Index for patients with persistent somatic symptoms. Psychotherapy Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/10503307.2021.1916120

Journal - Research Article

Akroyd, A., Gunn, K. N., Rankin, S., Douglas, M., Kleinstäuber, M., Rief, W., & Petrie, K. J. (2020). Optimizing patient expectations to improve therapeutic response to medical treatment: A randomized controlled trial of iron infusion therapy. British Journal of Health Psychology, 25, 639-651. doi: 10.1111/bjhp.12435

Journal - Research Article

Dalbeth, N., Douglas, M., MacKrill, K., Te Karu, L., Kleinstäuber, M., & Petrie, K. J. (2020). The impact of the illness label 'gout' on illness and treatment perceptions in Māori (Indigenous New Zealanders). BMC Rheumatology, 4, 23. doi: 10.1186/s41927-020-00120-z

Journal - Research Article

Eisenlohr-Moul, T. A., Kaiser, G., Weise, C., Schmalenberger, K. M., Kiesner, J., Ditzen, B., & Kleinstäuber, M. (2020). Are there temporal subtypes of premenstrual dysphoric disorder?: Using group-based trajectory modeling to identify individual differences in symptom change. Psychological Medicine, 50, 964-972. doi: 10.1017/s0033291719000849

Journal - Research Article

Gasteiger, C., Jones, A. S. K., Kleinstäuber, M., Lobo, M., Horne, R., Dalbeth, N., & Petrie, K. J. (2020). Effects of message framing on patients' perceptions and willingness to change to a biosimilar in a hypothetical drug switch. Arthritis Care & Research, 72(9), 1323-1330. doi: 10.1002/acr.24012

Journal - Research Article

Kleinstäuber, M., Wolf, L., Jones, A. S. K., Dalbeth, N., & Petrie, K. J. (2020). Internalized and anticipated stigmatization in patients with gout. ACR Open Rheumatology, 2(1), 11-17. doi: 10.1002/acr2.11095

Journal - Research Article

Probst, T., Kleinstäuber, M., Lambert, M. J., Tritt, K., Pieh, C., Loew, T. H., … Delgadillo, J. (2020). Why are some cases not on track? An item analysis of the Assessment for Signal Cases during inpatient psychotherapy. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 27, 559-566. doi: 10.1002/cpp.2441

Journal - Research Article

Searchfield, G. D., Fok, C., Donaldson, T., Durai, M., Kleinstäuber, M., Linford, T., & Maslin, M. (2020). An evaluation of a continuing education workshop for audiologists on the assessment and management of tinnitus. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 40(2), 125-130. doi: 10.1097/ceh.0000000000000285

Journal - Research Article

Jones, A. S. K., Kleinstäuber, M., Akroyd, A., Mittendorf, A., Bognuda, P., Merrie, A. E., … Petrie, K. J. (2019). Using animated visualization to improve postoperative mobilization: A randomized controlled trial. Health Psychology, 38(8), 748-758. doi: 10.1037/hea0000761

Journal - Research Article

Jones, A. S. K., Kleinstäuber, M., Martin, L. R., Norton, S., Fernandez, J., & Petrie, K. J. (2019). Development and validation of the Health Visual Information Preference Scale. British Journal of Health Psychology, 24, 593-609. doi: 10.1111/bjhp.12370

Journal - Research Article

Kleinstäuber, M., Allwang, C., Bailer, J., Berking, M., Brünahl, C., Erkic, M., … Rief, W. (2019). Cognitive behaviour therapy complemented with emotion regulation training for patients with persistent physical symptoms: A randomised clinical trial. Psychotherapy & Psychosomatics, 88, 287-299. doi: 10.1159/000501621

Journal - Research Article

Kleinstäuber, M., Gottschalk, J.-M., Ruckmann, J., Probst, T., & Rief, W. (2019). Acceptance and cognitive reappraisal as regulation strategies for symptom annoyance in indiviuals with medically unexplained physical symptoms. Cognitive Therapy & Research, 43(3), 570-584. doi: 10.1007/s10608-018-9973-y

Journal - Research Article

MacKrill, K., Kleinstäuber, M., & Petrie, K. J. (2019). The effect of rebranding generic medicines on drug efficacy and side effects. Psychology & Health, 34(12), 1470-1485. doi: 10.1080/08870446.2019.1616088

Journal - Research Article

Probst, T., Weise, C., Andersson, G., & Kleinstäuber, M. (2019). Differences in baseline and process variables between non-responders and responders in Internet-based cognitive behavior therapy for chronic tinnitus. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 48(1), 52-64. doi: 10.1080/16506073.2018.1476582

Journal - Research Article

Weise, C., Kaiser, G., Janda, C., Kues, J. N., Andersson, G., Strahler, J., & Kleinstäuber, M. (2019). Internet-based cognitive-behavioural intervention for women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder: A randomized controlled trial. Psychotherapy & Psychosomatics, 88(1), 16-29. doi: 10.1159/000496237

Journal - Research Article

Kaiser, G., Janda, C., Kleinstäuber, M., & Weise, C. (2018). Clusters of premenstrual symptoms in women with PMDD: Appearance, stability and association with impairment. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 115, 38-43. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2018.10.004

Journal - Research Article

Kaiser, G., Kues, J. N., Kleinstäuber, M., Andersson, G., & Weise, C. (2018). Methods for coping with premenstrual change: Development and validation of the German Premenstrual Change Coping Inventory. Women & Health, 58(9), 1062-1079. doi: 10.1080/03630242.2017.1377802

Journal - Research Article

Kleinstäuber, M., Weise, C., Andersson, G., & Probst, T. (2018). Personality traits predict and moderate the outcome of Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy for chronic tinnitus. International Journal of Audiology, 57(7), 538-544. doi: 10.1080/14992027.2018.1432902

Journal - Research Article

Lambert, M. J., Whipple, J. L., & Kleinstäuber, M. (2018). Collecting and delivering progress feedback: A meta-analysis of routine outcome monitoring. Psychotherapy, 55(4), 520-537. doi: 10.1037/pst0000167

Journal - Research Article

Weinman, J., Graham, S., Canfield, M., Kleinstäuber, M., Perera, A. I., Dalbeth, N., & Petrie, K. J. (2018). The Intentional Non-Adherence Scale (INAS): Initial development and validation. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 115, 110-116. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2018.10.010

Journal - Research Article

Weiss, F. D., Mewes, R., Rief, W., & Kleinstäuber, M. (2018). HCU-Q: Development of a questionnaire assessing health care utilization. Verhaltenstherapie, 28(1), 15-24. doi: 10.1159/000478028

Journal - Research Article

Zhang, L., Schwarz, J., Kleinstäuber, M., Fritzsche, K., Hannig, W., Wei, J., … Zhang, L. (2018). Confirmatory factor analysis of the causal illness attribution scale in Chinese patients with multiple somatic symptoms. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 23(Suppl. 1), 1318-1332. doi: 10.1080/13548506.2018.1455983

Journal - Research Article

Eggert, L., Kleinstäuber, M., Hiller, W., & Witthöft, M. (2017). Emotional interference and attentional processing in premenstrual syndrome. Journal of Behavior Therapy & Experimental Psychiatry, 54, 77-87. doi: 10.1016/j.jbtep.2016.07.002

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Janda, C., Kues, J. N., Andersson, G., Kleinstäuber, M., & Weise, C. (2017). A symptom diary to assess severe premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Women & Health, 57(7), 837-854. doi: 10.1080/03630242.2016.1206055

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Kleinstäuber, M., Lambert, M. J., & Hiller, W. (2017). Early response in cognitive-behavior therapy for syndromes of medically unexplained symptoms. BMC Psychiatry, 17(1), 195. doi: 10.1186/s12888-017-1351-x

Journal - Research Article

Kleinstäuber, M., Reuter, M., Doll, N., & Fallgatter, A. J. (2017). Rock climbing and acute emotion regulation in patients with major depressive disorder in the context of a psychological inpatient treatment: A controlled pilot trial. Psychology Research & Behavior Management, 10, 277-281. doi: 10.2147/PRBM.S143830

Journal - Research Article

Rief, W., Burton, C., Frostholm, L., Henningsen, P., Kleinstäuber, M., Kop, W. J., … on behalf of the EURONET-SOMA Group. (2017). Core outcome domains for clinical trials on somatic symptom disorder, bodily distress disorder, and functional somatic syndromes: European Network on Somatic Symptom Disorders recommendations. Psychosomatic Medicine, 79(9), 1008-1015. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000502

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Schwarz, J., Rief, W., Radkovsky, A., Berking, M., & Kleinstäuber, M. (2017). Negative affect as mediator between emotion regulation and medically unexplained symptoms. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 101, 114-121. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2017.08.010

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Weiss, F. D., Rief, W., & Kleinstäuber, M. (2017). Health care utilization in outpatients with somatoform disorders: Descriptives, interdiagnostic differences, and potential mediating factors. General Hospital Psychiatry, 44, 22-29. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2016.10.003

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Eggert, L., Witthöft, M., Hiller, W., & Kleinstäuber, M. (2016). Emotion regulation in women premenstrual syndrome (PMS): Explicit implicit assessments. Cognitive Therapy & Research, 40(6), 747-763. doi: 10.1007/s10608-016-9788-7

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Hübner, C., Wiesendahl, W., Kleinstäuber, M., Stangier, U., Kathmann, N., & Buhlmann, U. (2016). Facial discrimination in body dysmorphic, obsessive-compulsive and social anxiety disorders. Psychiatry Research, 236, 105-111. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2015.12.024

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Kleinstäuber, M., Schmelzer, K., Ditzen, B., Andersson, G., Hiller, W., & Weise, C. (2016). Psychosocial profile of women with premenstrual syndrome and healthy controls: A comparative study. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 23(6), 752-763. doi: 10.1007/s12529-016-9564-9

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Kues, J. N., Janda, C., Kleinstäuber, M., & Weise, C. (2016). How to measure the impact of premenstrual symptoms? Development and validation of the German PMS-Impact Questionnaire. Women & Health, 56(7), 807-826. doi: 10.1080/03630242.2015.1118734

Journal - Research Article

Schwarz, J., Gottschalk, J.-M., Ruckmann, J., Rief, W., & Kleinstäuber, M. (2016). An experimental paradigm to repeatedly induce somatic symptoms. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 82, 24-30. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2016.01.007

Journal - Research Article

Weise, C., Kleinstäuber, M., & Andersson, G. (2016). Internet-delivered cognitive-behavior therapy for tinnitus: A randomized controlled trial. Psychosomatic Medicine, 78(4), 501-510. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000310

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Weiss, F. D., Rief, W., Martin, A., Rauh, E., & Kleinstäuber, M. (2016). The heterogeneity of illness behaviors in patients with medically unexplained physical symptoms. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 23(3), 319-326. doi: 10.1007/s12529-015-9533-8

Journal - Research Article

Conrad, I., Kleinstäuber, M., Jasper, K., Hiller, W., Andersson, G., & Weise, C. (2015). The changeability and predictive value of dysfunctional cognitions in cognitive behavior therapy for chronic tinnitus. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 22(2), 239-250. doi: 10.1007/s12529-014-9425-3

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Conrad, I., Kleinstäuber, M., Jasper, K., Hiller, W., Andersson, G., & Weise, C. (2015). The role of dysfunctional cognitions in patients with chronic tinnitus. Ear & Hearing, 36(5), e279-e289. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000168

Journal - Research Article

Gottschalk, J.-M., Bleichhardt, G., Kleinstäuber, M., Berking, M., & Rief, W. (2015). Extension of Cognitive behavioral therapy by emotion regulation training in patients with multiple somatoform symptoms: Results of a controlled pilot study. Verhaltenstherapie, 25(1), 13-21. doi: 10.1159/000371526

Journal - Research Article

Kleinstäuber, M., Frank, I., & Weise, C. (2015). A confirmatory factor analytic validation of the Tinnitus Handicap Inventory. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 78(3), 277-284. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2014.12.001

Journal - Research Article

Schmelzer, K., Ditzen, B., Weise, C., Andersson, G., Hiller, W., & Kleinstäuber, M. (2015). Clinical profiles of premenstrual experiences among women having premenstrual syndrome (PMS): Affective changes predominate and relate to social and occupational functioning. Health Care for Women International, 36(10), 1104-1123. doi: 10.1080/07399332.2014.954701

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Jasper, K., Weise, C., Conrad, I., Andersson, G., Hiller, W., & Kleinstäuber, M. (2014). Internet-based guided self-help versus group cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic tinnitus: A randomized controlled trial. Psychotherapy & Psychosomatics, 83(4), 234-246. doi: 10.1159/000360705

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Jasper, K., Weise, C., Conrad, I., Andersson, G., Hiller, W., & Kleinstäuber, M. (2014). The working alliance in a randomized controlled trial comparing Internet-based self-help and face-to-face cognitive behavior therapy for chronic tinnitus. Internet Interventions, 1(2), 49-57. doi: 10.1016/j.invent.2014.04.002

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Kleinstäuber, M., Witthöft, M., Steffanowski, A., van Marwijk, H., Hiller, W., & Lambert, M. J. (2014). Pharmacological interventions for somatoform disorders in adults (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 11, CD010628. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD010628.pub2

Journal - Research Article

van Dessel, N., den Boeft, M., van der Wouden, J. C., Kleinstäuber, M., Leone, S. S., Terluin, B., … van Marwijk, H. (2014). Non-pharmacological interventions for somatoform disorders and medically unexplained physical symptoms (MUPS) in adults (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 11, CD011142. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011142.pub2

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Kleinstäuber, M., Jasper, K., Schweda, I., Hiller, W., Andersson, G., & Weise, C. (2013). The role of fear-avoidance cognitions and behaviors in patients with chronic tinnitus. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 42(2), 84-99. doi: 10.1080/16506073.2012.717301

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Weise, C., Kleinstäuber, M., Hesser, H., Westin, V. Z., & Andersson, G. (2013). Acceptance of tinnitus: Validation of the Tinnitus Acceptance Questionnaire. Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, 42(2), 100-115. doi: 10.1080/16506073.2013.781670

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Kleinstäuber, M., Witthöft, M., & Hiller, W. (2012). Cognitive-behavioral and pharmacological interventions for premenstrual syndrome or premenstrual dysphoric disorder: A meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 19(3), 308-319. doi: 10.1007/s10880-012-9299-y

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Kleinstäuber, M., Witthöft, M., & Hiller, W. (2011). Efficacy of short-term psychotherapy for multiple medically unexplained physical symptoms: A meta-analysis. Clinical Pyschology Review, 31(1), 146-160. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2010.09.001

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Legenbauer, T., Maul, B., Rühl, I., Kleinstäuber, M., & Hiller, W. (2010). Memory bias for schema-related stimuli in individuals with bulimia nervosa. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 66(3), 302-316. doi: 10.1002/jclp.20651

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Legenbauer, T., Kleinstäuber, M., Müller, T., & Stangier, U. (2008). Are individuals with an eating disorder less sensitive to aesthetic flaws than healthy controls? Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 65(1), 87-95. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2008.02.014

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Richardson, M., Kleinstäuber, M., & Wong, D. (2020). Nocebo-hypothesis cognitive behavioral therapy (NH-CBT) for persons with functional neurological symptoms (motor type): Design and implementation of a randomized active-controlled trial. Frontiers in Neurology, 11, 586359. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2020.586359

Journal - Research Other

Guo, D., Kleinstäuber, M., Johnson, M. H., & Sundram, F. (2019). Evaluating commonalities across medically unexplained symptoms. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, (16), 818. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16050818

Journal - Research Other

Weise, C., Kaiser, G., & Kleinstäuber, M. (2019). Reply to "Questioning the beneficial effects of internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy on premenstrual dysphoric disorder". Psychotherapy & Psychosomatics, 88(4), 237. doi: 10.1159/000500169

Journal - Research Other

Exner, A., Kleinstäuber, M., Maier, W., Fuchs, A., Petersen, J. J., Schäfer, I., … Terluin, B. (2018). Cross-cultural validation of the German version of the Four-Dimensional Symptom Questionnaire (4DSQ) in multimorbid elderly people [Brief communication]. Quality of Life Research, 27(10), 2691-2697. doi: 10.1007/s11136-018-1924-2

Journal - Research Other

Hennemann, S., Böhme, K., Baumeister, H., Bendig, E., Kleinstäuber, M., Ebert, D. D., & Witthöft, M. (2018). Efficacy of a guided internet-based intervention (iSOMA) for somatic symptoms and related distress in university students: Study protocol of a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 8(12), e024929. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024929

Journal - Research Other

Kleinstäuber, M., MacKrill, K., & Petrie, K. J. (2018). Characteristics of individuals who prefer branded innovator over generic medicines: A New Zealand general population survey [Short communication]. Drugs & Therapy Perspectives, 34(10), 478-483. doi: 10.1007/s40267-018-0541-z

Journal - Research Other

Kleinstäuber, M., Weise, C., Andersson, G., & Probst, T. (2018). Personality traits predict and moderate the outcome of Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy for chronic tinnitus [Clinical note]. International Journal of Audiology, 57(7), 538-544. doi: 10.1080/14992027.2018.1432902

Journal - Research Other

Kleinstäuber, M. (2017). Factors associated with sexual health and well being in older adulthood. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 30(5), 358-368. doi: 10.1097/YCO.0000000000000354

Journal - Research Other

Kleinstäuber, M., Gottschalk, J., Berking, M., Rau, J., & Rief, W. (2016). Enriching Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Emotion Regulation Training for Patients with Multiple Medically Unexplained Symptoms (ENCERT): Design and implementation of a multicenter, randomized, active-controlled trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 47, 54-63. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2015.12.003

Journal - Research Other

Lambert, M. J., & Kleinstäuber, M. (2016). When people change, and its relation to specific therapy techniques and common factors. Verhaltenstherapie, 26(1), 32-39. doi: 10.1159/000442372

Journal - Research Other

Janda, C., Kues, J. N., Kleinstäuber, M., & Weise, C. (2015). A therapeutic approach to premenstrual syndrome (PMS): Modularized treatment program. Verhaltenstherapie, 25(4), 294-303. doi: 10.1159/000439336

Journal - Research Other

Bryant, C., Kleinstäuber, M., & Judd, F. (2014). Aspects of mental health care in the gynecological setting. Women's Health, 10(3), 237-254. doi: 10.2217/whe.14.16

Journal - Research Other

Kues, J. N., Janda, C., Kleinstäuber, M., & Weise, C. (2014). Internet-based cognitive behavioural self-help for premenstrual syndrome: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 15(1), 472. doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-15-472

Journal - Research Other

van Dessel, N., den Boeft, M., van der Wouden, J. C., Kleinstäuber, M., Leone, S. S., Terluin, B., … van Marwijk, H. (2014). Non-pharmacological interventions for somatoform disorders and medically-unexplained physical symptoms (MUPS) in adults (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 6, CD011142. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011142

Journal - Research Other

Kleinstäuber, M., Witthöft, M., Steffanowski, A., Lambert, M., Meinhardt, G., Lieb, K., & Hiller, W. (2013). Pharmacological interventions for somatoform disorders in adults (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 7, CD010628. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD010628

Journal - Research Other

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