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Peer-reviewed journal articles

Nelson, J., Klumparendt, A., Doebler, P., & Ehring, T. (2017). Childhood maltreatment and characteristics of adult depression: A meta-analysis. British Journal of Psychiatry, 201, 96-104.

Rupp, C., Doebler, P., Ehring, T., & Vossbeck-Elsebusch, A. (2017). Emotional processing theory put to test: A meta-analysis on the association between process and outcome measures in exposure therapy. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 24, 697-711. doi: 10.1002/cpp.2039

Skodzik, T., Leopold, A., & Ehring, T. (2017). Effects of a training in mental imagery on worry: A proof-of-principle study. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 45, 24-33. doi: 10.1016/j.Janxdis.2016.11.009.

Topper, M., Emmelkamp, P.M.G., Watkins, E. & Ehring, T. (2017). Prevention of anxiety disorders and depression by targeting excessive worry and rumination in adolescents and young adults: A randomized controlled trial. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 90, 123-136.

Schierholz, A., Krüger, A., Barenbrügge, J. & Ehring, T. (2016). What mediates the link between childhood trauma and depression? The role of emotion dysregulation, attachment, and attributional style. European Journal of Psychotraumatology. 7: 32652. doi: 10.3402/ejpt.v7.32652 
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Skodzik, T., Zettler, T., Topper, M., Blechert, J., & Ehring, T. (2016). The effect of verbal and imagery-based worry versus distraaction on the emotional response to a stressful in-vivo situation. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 52, 51-58. doi: 10.1016/j.jbtep.2016.03.003

Bijttebier, P., Raes, F., Vasey, M.W., & Ehring, T. (2015). Assessment of repetitive negative thinking in children: The Perseverative Thinking Questionnaire – Child version (PTQ-C). Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 37, 164-170. doi: 10.1007/s10862-014-9446-x

Grosse, L., Carvalho, L.A., Wijkhuijs, A.J.M., Bellingrath, S., Ruland, T., Ambrée, O., Alferink, J., Ehring, T., Drexhage, H.A., & Arolt, V. (2015). Clinical characteristics of inflammation-associated depression: Monocyte gene expression is age-related in major depressive disorder. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 44, 48-56.

Lau, P. Miesen, M. Wunderlich, R., Stein, A., Engell, A., Wollbrink, A., Mutz, G., Gerlach, A.L., Junghöfer, M., Ehring, T., & Pantev, C. (2015). The Relevance of Interoception in Chronic Tinnitus: Analyzing Interoceptive Accuracy and Sensibility. BioMed Research International, Vol. 2015, Article ID 487372. doi:10.1155/2015/487372 
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Raabe, S., Ehring, T., Marquenie, L., Olff, M., & Kindt, M. (2015). Imagery rescripting as a stand-alone treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder related to childhood abuse. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 48, 170-176. doi:10.1016/j.jbtep.2015.03.013

Thielsch, C., Andor, T., & Ehring, T. (2015). Metacognitions, intolerance of uncertainty, and worry: An investigation in adolescents. Personality and Individual Differences, 74, 94-98.

Thielsch, C., Andor, T., & Ehring, T. (2015). Do metacognitions and intolerance of uncertainty predict worry in everyday life? An ecological momentary assessment study. Behavior Therapy, 46, 532-543. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2015.05.001

Thielsch, C., Ehring, T., Nestler, S., Wolters, J., Kopei, I., Rist, F., Gerlach, A.L., & Andor, T. (2015). Metacognitions, worry, and sleep in everyday life: Studying bidirectional pathways using Ecological Momentary Assessment in GAD patients. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 33, 53-61. doi:10.1016/j.janxdis.2015.04.007

Ehring, T. & Ehlers, A. (2014). Does rumination mediate the relationship between emotion regulation ability and posttraumatic stress disorder? European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 5: 23547. doi: 10.3402/ejpt.v5.23547 
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Ehring, T., Welboren, R., Morina, N., Wicherts, J.M., Freitag, J., & Emmelkamp, P.M.G. (2014). Meta-analysis of psychological treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder in adult survivors of childhood abuse. Clinical Psychology Review, 34, 645-657. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2014.10.004

Krüger, A., Ehring, T., Priebe, K., Dyer, A.S., Steil, R. & Bohus, M. (2014). Sudden losses and sudden gains during an intensive treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder following childhood sexual abuse. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 5: 24470. doi: 10.3402/ejpt.v5.24470. 
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ter Kuile, H. & Ehring, T. (2014). Predictors of changes in religiosity after trauma: Shattered assumptions, religiosity and PTSD. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 6, 353-360. doi: 10.1037/a0034880

Topper, M., Emmelkamp, P.M.G., Watkins, E. & Ehring, T. (2014). Development and assessment of brief versions of the Penn State worry Questionnaire and the Ruminative Responses Scale. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 53, 402-421. doi: 10.1111/bjc.12052

Topper, M., Molenaar, D., Emmelkamp, P.M.G., & Ehring, T. (2014). Are rumination and worry two sides of the same coin? A structural equation modeling approach. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 5, 363-381. doi: 10.5127/jep.038813 
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Vossbeck-Elsebusch, A.N., Freisfeld, C., & Ehring, T. (2014). Predictors of posttraumatic stress symptoms following childbirth. BMC Psychiatry, 14: 200. doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-14-200 
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Ehring, T. (2013). Editorial Special Issue ‘Emotion Regulation and Psychopathology’. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 4, 448-450.

Morina, N., Ehring, T. & Priebe, S. (2013). Diagnostic utility of the Impact of Event Scale – Revised in two samples of survivors of war. PLOS ONE, 8: e83916. 
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Morina, N., Leibold, E., & Ehring, T. (2013). Vividness of general mental imagery is associated with the occurrence of intrusive memories. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 44, 221-226.

Razik, S., Ehring, T., & Emmelkamp, P.M.G., (2013). Psychological consequences of terrorist attacks: Prevalence and predictors of mental health problems in Pakistani emergency responders. Psychiatry Research, 207, 80-85.

Schaich, A., Watkins, E.R., & Ehring, T. (2013). Can concreteness training buffer against the negative effects of rumination on PTSD? An experimental analogue study. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 44, 396-403.

van Dam, D., Ehring, T., Vedel, E. & Emmelkamp, P.M.G. (2013). Trauma-focused treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder combined with CBT for severe substance use disorder: A randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry, 13: 172. doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-13-172 
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van Dam, D., Ehring, T., Vedel, E., & Emmelkamp, P.M.G. (2013). Screening for posttraumatic stress disorder in civilian substance use disorder patients: Cross-validation of the Jellinek-PTSD screening questionnaire. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 44, 126-131.

Ehring, T., Raes, F., Weidacker, K., & Emmelkamp, P.M.G. (2012). Validation of the Dutch version of the Perseverative Thinking Questionnaire (PTQ-NL). European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 28, 102-108.

Kleim, B., Ehring, T., & Ehlers, A. (2012). Perceptual processing advantages for trauma-related visual cues in posttraumatic stress disorder. Psychological Medicine, 42, 173-181. 
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Kleim, B., Ehring, T., Scheel, C., Becker-Asano, C., Nebel, B. & Tuschen-Caffier, B. (2012). Bewältigungsverhalten in Notfallsituationen aus klinisch-psychologischer Perspektive. Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 41, 166-179.

Santa Maria, A., Reichert, F., Hummel, S.B., & Ehring, T. (2012). Effects of rumination on intrusive memories: Does processing mode matter? Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 43, 901-909.

Svaldi, J., Griepenstroh, J., Tuschen-Caffier, B., & Ehring, T. (2012). Emotion regulation deficits in eating disorders: A marker of eating pathology or general psychopathology? Psychiatry Research, 197, 103-111.

van Dam, D., Vedel, E., Ehring, T., & Emmelkamp, P.M.G. (2012). Psychological treatments for concurrent posttraumatic stress disorder and substance use disorder: A systematic review. Clinical Psychology Review, 32, 202-214.

Ehring, T. & Ehlers, A. (2011). Enhanced priming for trauma-related words predicts posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 120, 234-239. 
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Ehring, T., Kleim, B., & Ehlers, A. (2011). Combining clinical studies and analogue experiments to investigate cognitive mechanisms in posttraumatic stress disorder. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 4, 165-177.

Ehring, T., Razik, S. & Emmelkamp, P.M.G. (2011). Prevalence and predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression and burnout in Pakistani earthquake recovery workers. Psychiatry Research, 185, 161-166.

Ehring, T., Zetsche, U., Weidacker, K., Wahl, K., Schönfeld, S. & Ehlers, A. (2011). The Perseverative Thinking Questionnaire (PTQ): Validation of a content-independent measure of repetitive negative thinking. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 42, 225-232.

Ehring, T. & Quack, D. (2010). Emotion regulation difficulties in trauma survivors: The role of trauma type and PTSD symptom severity. Behavior Therapy, 41, 587-598.

Ehring, T., Tuschen-Caffier, B., Schnülle, J., Fischer, S., & Gross, J.J. (2010). Emotion regulation and vulnerability to depression: Spontaneous versus instructed use of emotion suppression and reappraisal. Emotion, 10, 563-572.

Jelinek, L., Stockbauer, C., Randjbar, S., Kellner, M., Ehring, T. & Moritz, S. (2010). Characteristics and organization of the worst moment of trauma memories in posttraumatic stress disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 48, 680-685.

Topper, M., Emmelkamp, P.M.G., & Ehring, T. (2010). Improving prevention of depression and anxiety disorders: Repetitive negative thinking as a promising target. Applied & Preventive Psychology, 14, 57-71.

van Dam, D., Ehring, T., Vedel, E., & Emmelkamp, P.M.G. (2010). Validation of the PC-PTSD screening questionnaire in civilian substance use disorder patients. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 39, 105-113.

Ehring, T., Fuchs, N. & Kläsener, I. (2009). The effects of experimentally induced rumination versus distraction on analogue posttraumatic stress symptoms. Behavior Therapy, 40, 403-413.

Ehring, T., Szeimies, A.-K. & Schaffrick, C. (2009). An experimental analogue study into the role of abstract thinking in trauma-related rumination. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 47, 285-293.

Zetsche, U., Ehring, T. & Ehlers. A. (2009). The effects of rumination on mood and intrusive memories after exposure to traumatic material: An experimental study. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 40, 499-514.

Ehring, T., Ehlers, A., Cleare, A.J. & Glucksman, E. (2008). Do acute psychological and psychobiological responses to trauma predict subsequent symptom severities of PTSD and depression? Psychiatry Research, 161, 67-75. 
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Ehring, T., Ehlers, A., & Glucksman, E. (2008). Do cognitive models help in predicting the severity of posttraumatic stress disorder, phobia and depression after motor vehicle accidents? A prospective longitudinal study. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76, 219-230. 
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Ehring, T., Fischer, S., Schnülle, J., Bösterling, A. & Tuschen-Caffier, B. (2008). Characteristics of emotion regulation in recovered depressed versus never depressed individuals. Personality and Individual Differences, 44, 1574-1584.

Ehring, T., Frank, S., & Ehlers, A. (2008). The role of rumination and reduced concreteness in the maintenance of PTSD and depression following trauma. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 32, 488-506. 
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Ehring, T. & Watkins, E.R. (2008). Repetitive negative thinking as a transdiagnostic process. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 1, 192-205.

Ehring, T., Kleim, B., Clark, D.M., Foa, E.B., & Ehlers, A. (2007). Screening for post-traumatic stress disorder: An empirical comparison of symptom measures. Journal of Mental and Nervous Disease, 195, 1004 – 1012.

Ehlers, A., Taylor, J.E., Ehring, T., Hofmann, S.G., Deane, F.P., Roth, W.T., & Podd, J.V. (2007). The Driving Cognitions Questionnaire: Development and preliminary psychometric properties. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 21, 493-509.

Ehring, T., Ehlers, A., & Glucksman, E. (2006). Contribution of cognitive factors to the prediction of posttraumatic stress disorder, phobia and depression after motor vehicle accidents. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 44, 1699-1716.

Books

Emmelkamp, P. & Ehring, T. (2014). The Wiley Handbook of Anxiety Disorders, Volume 1: Theory and Research. Chichester: Wiley.

Emmelkamp., P. & Ehring, T. (2014). The Wiley Handbook of Anxiety Disorders, Volume 2: Clinical assessment and treatment. Chichester: Wiley.

Ehring, T. & Ehlers, A. (2012). Ratgeber Trauma und Posttraumatische Belastungsstörung. Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Book chapters

Ehring, T. & Maragkos, M. (in press). Krisenintervention und Traumatherapie. In H.-J. Müller, G. Laux & H.-P.- Kampfhammer (Hrsg.), Psychiatrie, Psychosomatik, Psychotherapie, Band 1: Allgemeine Psychiatrie (5. Auflage). Berlin: Springer.

Ehring, T. (2014). Die Traumaerinnerung ordnen: Verwendung der Schrankmetapher zur Vorbereitung auf das imaginative Nacherleben. In K. Priebe & A. Dyer (Hrsg.), Metaphern, Geschichten und Symbole in der Therapie Traumatisierter (S. 71-76). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Ehring, T. (2014). Cognitive theory. In P. Emmelkamp & T. Ehring (Eds.), The Wiley Handbook of Anxiety Disorders, Vol. 1 (pp. 104-124). Chichester: Wiley.

Ehring, T. & Emmelkamp, P. (2014). Agenda for future research: Psychological perspective. In P. Emmelkamp & T. Ehring (Eds.), The Wiley Handbook of Anxiety Disorders, Vol. 2 (pp. 1382-1390). Chichester: Wiley.

Emmelkamp, P. & Ehring, T. (2014). General introduction. In P. Emmelkamp & T. Ehring (Eds.), The Wiley Handbook of Anxiety Disorders, Vol. 1 (1-12). Chichester: Wiley.

Ehring, T. (2013). Behandlung der Posttraumatischen Belastungsstörung bei erwachsenen Überlebenden sexueller oder körperlicher Gewalt in der Kindheit. In A. Maercker (Hrsg.), Posttraumatische Belastungsstörungen (S. 399-418). Berlin: Springer.

Ehring, T., Kleim, B., & Ehlers, A. (2013). Cognition and emotion in posttraumatic stress disorder. In M.D. Robinson, E.R. Watkins, & E. Harmon-Jones (Eds.), Guilford Handbook of Cognition and Emotion (pp. 401-420). New York: Guilford Press.

Ehlers, A., Ehring, T., & Kleim. B. (2012). Information processing in posttraumatic stress disorder. In J.G. Beck & D. Sloane (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Traumatic Stress Disorders (pp. 191-218). Oxford: Oxford University Press

Emmelkamp, P.M.G. & Ehring, T. & Powers, M.B. (2010). Philosophy, psychology, causes and treatments of mental disorders. In N. Kazantzis, M.A. Reinecke, & A. Freeman (Eds.), Cognitive and behavioral theories in clinical practice (pp. 1-27). New York: Guilford.

Emmelkamp, P.M.G., Ehring, T., & Powers, M.B. (2008). Angststoornissen. In W. Vandereycken, C.A.L. Hoogduin & P.M.G. Emmelkamp (eds.), Handboek Psychopathologie, deel 1: Basisbegrippen (4de herziene druk) (pp. 231 – 270). Houten: Bohn Stafleu Van Loghum.

Hilbert, A., Roehrle, B., & Ehring, T. (2008). Kognitiv orientierte klinisch-psychologische Diagnostik. In B. Roehrle, P.F. Schlottke, & F. Caspar (Hrsg.), Lehrbuch der klinisch-psychologischen Diagnostik (S. 113 – 148). Stuttgart: Kohlhammer.

Other publications

Kanning, U.P., Rist, F., Schmukle, S., Ehring, T. & Thielsch, M.T. (2014). Mythen der Alltagspsychologie II: Aus welchen Quellen speisen Menschen ihr Wissen über vermeintliche Forschungsergebnisse und wie gut sind dies Quellen? Skeptiker: Zeitschrift für Wissenschaft und kritisches Denken, 28, 4 – 12.

Ehring, T. (2013). Editorial Special Issue 'Emotion Regulation and Psychopathology'. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 4, 448-450.

Morina, N., Ehring, T. & Priebe, S. (2013). Diagnostic utility of the Impact of Event Scale - Revised in two samples of survivors of war. PLOS ONE, 8: e83916

Raes, F. & Ehring, T. (2012). Editorial special issue: Repetitief negatief denken. Gedragstherapie, 45, 3-4.

Ehring, T. & Topper, M. (2012). Perseverative Thinking Questionnaire. Gedragstherapie, 45, 97-99.

Ehring, T. & Watkins, E. (2012). Repetitief negatief denken als een transdiagnostisch proces. Gedragstherapie, 45, 5 –20.

Ehring, T. & Kleim, B. (2009). Bericht über die 24. Jahrestagung der International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS). Trauma und Gewalt, 3, 86-87.

Ehring, T. (2008). Testrezension ‚Response Styles Questionnaire – Deutsche Version’ (RSQ-D). Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 37, 212-213.