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 psychometrics.


Rheumatoid Arthritis
Patient Reported Outcome Measures
Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha


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
Kraiss, J. T. , ten Klooster, P. M., Frye, E., Kupka, R. W. , & Bohlmeijer, E. T. (2021). Exploring factors associated with personal recovery in bipolar disorder. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 94(3), 667-685. https://doi.org/10.1111/papt.12339
Ng, W., Tov, W., Veenhoven, R., Rothmann, S., Chambel, M. J., Chen, S., Cole, M. L., Consiglio, C., Costantini, A., Datu, J. A. D., Di Blasi, Z., Gumbau, S. L., Huber, A. , Kelders, S. M., Klibert, J., Knoop, H. H., Mayer, C-H., Nel, M., Salanova, M. , ... van Zyl, L. E. (2021). In Memory of Edward Diener: Reflections on His Career, Contributions and the Science of Happiness. Frontiers in psychology, 12, [706447]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.706447
Beckers, E., Been, M., Webers, C., Boonen, A. , Klooster, P. M. T. , Vonkeman, H. E., & van Tubergen, A. (Accepted/In press). Performance of three composite measures for disease activity in peripheral spondyloarthritis. Journal of rheumatology. https://doi.org/10.3899/JRHEUM.210075
Elnady, B., Taha, A., Desouky, D. E., Abd-Elmakoud, S. F., Rageh, E. M., Algethami, A. M., Algethami, M. , ten Klooster, P. M. , & Rasker, J. J. (2021). Impact of sustained remission on quality of life among women with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus: A prospective observational study. Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation, 48, [23]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s43166-021-00072-3

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

Affiliated Study Programmes





  • 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)
  • Development of a comprehensive pain assessment tool for patients with chronic pain (2013-present, funded by Stichting ReumaOnderzoek Twente)
  • 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)


  • Member (university representative) and assessor of COTAN (Dutch Committee on Tests and Testing)
  • Member (department representative) of the BMS Ethics Committee
  • Academic editor at PLOS ONE.


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://ptenklooster.nl/

Contact Details

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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