dr. P.M. ten Klooster (Peter)

Assistant Professor

About Me

Assistant professor at the department of Psychology, Health & Technology since 2008. My teaching and research focusses mostly on (health) outcomes assessment and prediction and applied psychometrics.


Medicine & Life Sciences
Patient Reported Outcome Measures
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitors
Social Sciences


Vroegop, M., Hendriksen Mariëlle Kortrijk, R. , ten Klooster, P., Van, R., Dekker, J., & van Dijk, M. (2022). Psychometrische evaluatie van een beoordelaarsschaal voor het meten van de behandelintegriteit bij de uitvoering van Kortdurende Psycho-analytische Steungevende Psychotherapie (KPSP). Tijdschrift voor psychotherapie, 48(3), 227-244.
Lint, J. A. V., Bakker, T. , Klooster, P. M. T., Puijenbroek, E. P. V. , Vonkeman, H. E., & Jessurun, N. T. (2022). Neuropsychiatric adverse drug reactions associated with low dose methotrexate in rheumatoid arthritis patients. Expert opinion on drug safety, 21(3), 417-423. https://doi.org/10.1080/14740338.2022.2003328
Beckers, E., Been, M., Webers, C., Boonen, A. , Klooster, P. M. T. , Vonkeman, H. E., & van Tubergen, A. (2022). Performance of 3 Composite Measures for Disease Activity in Peripheral Spondyloarthritis. Journal of rheumatology, 49(3), 256-264. https://doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.210075
Khasru, M. R., Haseen, F., Yunus, S., Marzen, T., Siddiq, A. B., Hossain, K. M., Sabuj, S. A. R., Islam, M. T., Salek, A. K. M., Sikder, S., Islam, S. S., Leroi, I. , ten Klooster, P. M. , & Rasker (Hans), J. J. (2021). Bangladesh health journalism: A pilot study exploring the nature and quality of newspaper health reporting. International journal of frontiers in life science research, 1(2), 016-027. https://doi.org/10.53294/ijflsr.2021.1.2.0047
van Lint, J. A., Jessurun, N. T., Tas, S. W., van den Bemt, B. J. F., Nurmohamed, M. T., van Doorn, M. B. A., Spuls, P. I., van Tubergen, A. M. , ten Klooster, P. M., van Puijenbroek, E. P., Hoentjen, F. , & Vonkeman, H. E. (2021). Gastrointestinal adverse drug reaction profile of etanercept: Real-world data from patients and healthcare professionals. Journal of rheumatology, 48(9), 1388-1394. https://doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.201373

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  • Bachelor theses (Health Psychology / Positive Psychology and Technology)
  • Master theses (Health Psychology / Positive Psychology and Technology)

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Courses Academic Year  2021/2022

Courses in the current academic year are added at the moment they are finalised in the Osiris system. Therefore it is possible that the list is not yet complete for the whole academic year.

Courses Academic Year  2020/2021


  • Relationship between psychopathology and wellbeing in mental health care. PhD project Katinka Franken (2016)
  • Real-world cost-effectiveness modelling in inflammatory arthritis. PhD project Celine van de Laar (2018-2022)
  • Long-term outcomes of treat-to-target strategies in rheumatoid arthritis. PhD project Letty Versteeg (2015-2022)


  • Effectiveness of a positive psychology intervention for well-being and personal recovery of people with bipolar disorder. PhD project Jannis Kraiss (2018-2021, funded by ZonMW, project number 843001803)
  • Treat-to-target strategies in early rheumatoid arthritis patients in daily clinical practice. PhD project Laura Steunebrink (2014-2018)
  • Modeling disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis patients using item response theory. PhD project Liseth Siemons (2010-2014)
  • Evaluation of a physical function item bank and computerized adaptive test in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. PhD project Martijn Oude Voshaar (2010-2014, funded by the Dutch Arthritis Association, project number 11-1-203)


  • The Dutch Mental Health Continuum Short Form - Revised (2019, large scale data collection awarded to proposal for LISS panel call 2019). 
  • Socio-economic impact of motivational interviewing on adherence to orthopaedic shoes. PhD project Manon Jongebloed-Westra (2018-2021, funded by ZonMw). 
  • Development of a comprehensive pain assessment tool for patients with chronic pain (2013-2017, funded by Stichting ReumaOnderzoek Twente). 



Over the years, I’ve been involved in the development and/or evaluation of many (mostly Dutch) questionnaires for a wide range of health-related and other constructs. These questionnaires can be downloaded from: https://sites.google.com/view/petertenklooster/

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Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Cubicus (building no. 41), room B126A
De Zul 10
7522NJ  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Cubicus  B126A
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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