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dr. A.A.J. Wismeijer


TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Developmental Psychology

Selected Publications



  • Maas, J., van Assen, M. A. L. M., & WIsmeijer, A. A. J. In press. Associations between secret-keeping and quality of life in older adults. International Journal of Aging and Human Development.
  • Wismeijer, A. A. J., van Assen, M. A. L. M., Bekker, M. H. J. (2014). The relations between Secrecy, Rejection Sensitivity and Autonomy-Connectedness. Journal of General Psychology, 141, 65-79. DOI:10.1080/00221309.2013.862200.
  • Kool, M. B., van de Schoot, R., López-Chicheri García, I., Mewes, R., Da Silva, J. A. P., Vangronsveld, K., Wismeijer, A. A. J., Lumley, M. A., Van Middendorp, H., Bijlsma, J. W. J., Crombez, G., Rief, W.3, & Geenen, R. (2014). Measurement Invariance of the Illness Invalidation Inventory (3*I) across languages, rheumatic diseases, and gender. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 73, 551-556. DOI: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2012-201807. 

  • Wismeijer, A. A. J., & van Assen, M. A. L. M. (2013). Psychological Characteristics of BDSM practitioners. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 10, 1943-1952. DOI: 10.1111/jsm.12192.
  • Wismeijer, A. A. J. (2012). Dimensionality analysis of the Thought Suppression Inventory: Combining EFA, MSA, and CFA. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 34, 116-125. DOI:10.1007/s10862-011-9246-5.
  • Maas, J., Wismeijer, A. A. J., van Assen, M. A. L. M., & Aquarius, A. E. A. M. (2011). Is it bad to have secrets? The toxic role of cognitive preoccupation in the association of secrecy with well-being. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 12, 23-37.
  • Wismeijer, A. A. J. (2011). Self-concealers: Do they conceal what we always assumed they do? Personality and Individual Differences, 51, 1039-1043. DOI:10.1016/j.paid.2011.08.019


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Last amended: 22 January 2018