In Preparation


Grover, S. A., Kaouache, M., McGrath, S., Grover, S., Lowensteyn, I., Knäuper, B., & Da Costa, D. (in prep.). The life-time benefits of preventing diabetes: Estimating the impact of weight reduction and increased physical activity.

Preissner, C. E., Kaushal, N., Charles, K., & Knäuper, B. (in prep.). Fear of falling and physical activity behaviour in older adults: A protection motivation perspective.

Dubé, L., Silveira, P. P., Nielsen, D., Moore, Sp., Paquet, C., Cisneros-Franco, J. M., Knäuper, B., Ma, Y., Khan, M., Evans, A. C., Fellows, L., Armony, J., Spreng, R. N., Nie, J.-Y., Brown, S. T., & Bzdok, D. (in prep.). Precision convergence for individual, economy and society resilience to COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Carrière, K., Preissner, C., Frayn, M., Siemers, N., & Knäuper, B. (in prep.). Weighing the options: The benefits of using a concealed scale in weight management research.

Hagen, L., Jiang, Y., Knäuper, B., Uetake, K., & Yang, N. (in prep.). The implications of premium version adoption on customer relationship management: An empirical study of mHealth user engagement and retention.

Carrière, K., Siemers, N., & Knäuper, B. (in prep.). A scoping review: What is mindful eating and how is it taught?

Carrière, K., Preissner, C., Siemers, N., & Knäuper, B. (in prep.). The Validation of the French Version of the Four Facet Mindful Eating Scale.


Submitted or Under Review


Shireen, H., Khanyari, S., Vance, A., Johannesson, H., Preissner, C., Dor-Ziderman, Y., Khoury, B., & Knäuper, B. (submitted). Paying attention to the self: A systematic review of the conceptualizations of the self in mindfulness. Mindfulness.

Shireen, H., Siemers, N., Dor-Ziderman, Y., Knäuper, B., & Moodley, R. (under review). Treating others as you treat yourself: A qualitative study of the influence of psychotherapists’ mindfulness meditation practice on their psychotherapeutic work. Psychotherapy Research.

Preissner, C. E., Charles, K., Knäuper, B., & Kaushal, N. (submitted). Predicting decisional determinants of physical activity among older adults: An integrated behavior approach. Psychology of Sport and Exercise.

Mozafarinia, M., Mate, K. K. V., Brouillette, M.-J., Fellows, L., Knäuper, B., & Mayo, N. (submitted). An umbrella review of the literature on the effectiveness of goal setting interventions in improving health outcomes in chronic conditions. International Journal of Nursing Studies.

Carrière, K., Dikaios, E., Frayn, M., Bernstein, I., & Knäuper, B. (under review). Testing a brief mindful eating program: Feasibility and proof of concept. Eating and Weight Disorders: Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity.

Carrière, K., Shireen, H., Siemers, N., Preissner, C., Starr, J., Falk, C., & Knäuper, B. (under review). Development and validation of the Four Facet Mindful Eating Scale (FFaMES). Appetite.

Nielsen, D., Yang, N., Dubé, L., Knäuper, B., & Nie, J.-Y. (under review). Consumption variety in food recommendation. Marketing Science.




Gouin, J.-P., MacNeil, S., Switzer, A., Carrese-Chacra, E., Durif, B., & Knäuper, B. (2021). Social, cognitive, and emotional predictors of adherence to physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Canadian Journal of Public Health. Published online ahead of print 19 January 2021.

Kaushal, N., Preissner, C., Charles, K., & Knäuper, B. (2021). Differences and similarities of physical activity determinants between older adults who have and have not experienced a fall: Testing an extended health belief model. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 92: 104247.


Nguyen, C., Dew, M. A., Irizarry, T., McNulty, M., Rennick, J., Knäuper, B., ... & DeVito Dabbs, A. J. (2020). Promoting medication adherence from the perspective of adolescent and young adult kidney transplant recipients, parents, and health care professionals: A TAKE‐IT TOO study. Pediatric Transplantation, e13709.

Mozafarinia, M., Brouillette, M.-J., Fellows, L. K., Knäuper, B., & Mayo, N. E. (2020). Effectiveness of a personalized health profile on specificity of self-management goals among people living with HIV in Canada: A protocol for a blinded pragmatic randomized controlled trial. MNI Open Research, 4:e1 (

Kakinami, L., Knäuper, B., & Brunet, J. (2020). Weight cycling is associated with adverse cardiometabolic markers in a cross-sectional representative US sample. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.

Knäuper, B., Shireen, H., Carrière, K., Frayn, M., Ivanova, E., Xu, Z., Lowensteyn, I., Sadikaj, G., Luszczynska, A., Grover, S., & McGill CHIP Healthy Weight Program Investigators (2020). The effect of if-then plans on weight loss: Results of the 24-month follow-up of the McGill CHIP Healthy Weight Program randomized controlled trial. Trials, 21(1), 40-47.

Frayn, M., Carrière, K., & Knäuper, B. (2020). Lessons learned from an ACT-based physician-delivered weight loss intervention: A pilot RCT demonstrates limits to feasibility. Open Psychology, 2, 22-39.

Frayn, M., Khanyari, S., & Knäuper, B. (2020). A 1-day acceptance and commitment therapy workshop leads to reductions in emotional eating in adults. Eating and Weight Disorders, 25(5), 1399-1411.


Burns, R. J., Deschênes, S. S., Knäuper, B. & Schmitz, N. (2019). Habit strength as a moderator of the association between symptoms of poor mental health and unintentional non-adherence to oral hypoglycemic medication in adults with type 2 diabetes. Journal of Health Psychology, 24(3), 321-326


Shapiro, G. K., Tatar, O., Amsel, R., Prue, G., Zimet, G. D., Knäuper, B., & Rosberger, Z. (2018). Using an integrated conceptual framework to investigate parents’ HPV vaccine decision for their daughters and sons. Preventive Medicine, 116, 203-210.

Frayn, M., Livshits, S., & Knäuper, B. (2018). Emotional eating and weight regulation: A qualitative study of compensatory behaviors and concerns. Journal of Eating Disorders, 6, No. 23.

Knäuper, B., Carrière, K., Frayn, M., Ivanova, E., Xu, Z., Ames-Bull, A., Islam F, Lowensteyn, I., Sadikaj, G., Luszczynska A, Grover, S., & McGill CHIP Healthy Weight Program Investigators (2018). The effects of if-then plans on weight loss: Results of the McGill CHIP Healthy Weight Program randomized controlled trial. Obesity, 26(8), 1285-1295.

Laguna-Camacho, A., García-Manjarrez, E., Frayn, M., Knäuper, B., & Domínguez-García, M. V., & Escalante-Izeta, E. I. (2018). Perceived healthiness of breakfasts in women with overweight or obesity match expert recommendations. Open Psychology, 1(1), 25-35.

Carrière, K., Khoury, B., & Knäuper, B. (2018). Author response to “Effects of mindfulness on weight loss” by Dr. Kristina Bergman. Obesity Reviews, 19(9), 1310-1312.

Foster, B. J., Pai, A. L. H., Zelikovsky, N., Amaral, S., Dharnidharka, V. R., Hebert, D., Holly, C., Knäuper, B., Matsell, D., Phan, V., Rogers, R., Smith, J. M., Zhao, H., & Furth, S. L. (2018). A randomized trial of a multicomponent intervention to promote medication adherence: The Teen Adherence in Kidney Transplant Effectiveness of Intervention Trial (TAKE-IT). American Journal of Kidney Disease, 72(1), 30-41.
* Paper received the 2018 Editors’ Choice Award

Faber, A., Dubé, L., & Knäuper, B. (2018). Attachment and eating: A meta-analytic review of the relevance of attachment for unhealthy and healthy eating behaviors in the general population. Appetite, 132, 410-438. 

Lacaille, J., Sadikaj, G., Nishioka, M., Carrière, K., Flanders, J., & Knäuper, B. (2018). Daily mindful responding mediates the effect of meditation practice on stress and mood: The role of practice duration and adherence.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, 74(1), 109-122.

Shapiro, G. K., Tatar, O., Dubé, E., Amsel, R., Knäuper, B., Naz, A., Perez, S., & Rosberger, Z. (2018). The vaccine hesitancy scale: Psychometric properties and validation. Vaccine, 36, 660-667.

Carrière, K., Khoury, B., Günack M. M., & Knäuper, B. (2018). Mindfulness-based interventions for weight loss: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Obesity Reviews, 19(2), 164-177.

Frayn, M., & Knäuper, B. (2018). Emotional eating and weight in adults: A review. Current Psychology, 37(4), 924-933.


Bartel, K., van Maanen, A., Cassoff, J., Friborg, O., Meijer, A. M., Oort, F., Williamson, P., Gruber, R., Knäuper, B., & Gradisar, M. (2017). The short and long of adolescent sleep: The unique impact of day length. Sleep Medicine, 38, 31-36.

Hallis, L., Cameli, L., Bekkouche, N. S., & Knäuper, B. (2017). Combining cognitive therapy with acceptance and commitment therapy for depression: A group therapy feasibility study. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 31(3), 171-190.

Khoury, B., Knäuper, B., Pagnini, F., Trent, N., Chiesa, A., & Carrière, K. (2017). Embodied mindfulness. Mindfulness, 8(5), 1160-1171.

Ivanova, E., Burns, R. J., Deschênes, S. S., Knäuper, B., & Schmitz, N. (2017). A longitudinal investigation of anxiety and depressive symptomatology and exercise behaviour among adults with type 2 diabetes melitus. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 41(1), 73-81.

Khoury, B., Knäuper, B., Schlosser, M., Carrière, K., & Chiesa, A. (2017). Effectiveness of traditional meditation retreats: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 92, 16-25.


Bartel, K., Williamson, P., van Maanen, A., Cassoff, J., Meijer, A. M., Oort, F., Knäuper, B., Gruber, R., & Gradisar, M. (2016). Protective and risk factors associated with adolescent sleep: Findings from Australia, Canada, and The Netherlands. Sleep Medicine, 26, 97-103.

Frayn, M., Sears, C., & von Ranson, K. (2016). A sad mood increases attention to unhealthy food images in women with food addiction. Appetite, 100, 55-63.

Knäuper, B., Carrière, K., Chamandy, M., Xu, Z., Schwarz, N., & Rosen, N. (2016). How aging affects self-reports. European Journal of Ageing, 13(2), 185-193.

Hallis, L., Cameli, L., Dionne, F., & Knäuper, B. (2016). Combining cognitive therapy with acceptance and commitment therapy for depression: A manualized group therapy. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 26(2), 186-201.


Ivanova, E., Yaakoba-Zohar, N., Jensen, D., Cassoff, J., & Knäuper, B. (2015). Acceptance and commitment therapy and implementation intentions increase exercise enjoyment and long-term exercise behavior among low-active women. Current Psychology, 35(1), 108-114.

Popien, A., Frayn, M., von Ranson, K., & Sears, C. (2015). Eye gaze tracking reveals heightened attention to food among adults with binge eating when viewing real-world scenes, Appetite, 91, 233-240.

Lacaille, J., Sadikaj, G., Nishioka, M., Flanders, J., & Knäuper, B. (2015). Measuring mindful responding in daily life: Validation of the Daily Mindful Responding Scale (DMRS). Mindfulness, 6(6), 1422-1436.

Ivanova, E., Jensen, D., Cassoff, J., Gu, F., & Knäuper, B. (2015). ACT techniques reduce perceived exertion and improve exercise duration in women. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 47(6), 1251-1258.

Krawczyk, A., Knäuper, B., Gilca, V., Dubé, E., Perez, S., Joyal-Desmarais, K., & Rosberger, Z. (2015). Parents’ decision-making about the human papillomavirus vaccine for their daughters: I. Quantitative results. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, 11(2), 322-329.

Auger, N., Daniel, M., Knäuper, B., Dourian, T., & Raynault, M.-F. (2015).  Unintended messages in online advertising to youth: Illicit drug imagery in a Canadian sports marketing campaign. Journal of Adolescent Health, 56(4), 429-432.


Foster, B. J., Pai, A., Zhao, H., Furth, S., & the TAKE-IT Study Group (including B. Knäuper) (2014). The TAKE-IT study: Aims, design, and methods. BMC Nephrology, 15(1),139-148.

Knäuper, B., Ivanova, E., Xu, Z., Chamandy, M., Lowensteyn, I., Joseph, L., Luszczynska, A., & Grover, S. (2014). Increasing the effectiveness of the Diabetes Prevention Program through if-then plans: Study protocol for the randomized controlled trial of the McGill CHIP Healthy Weight Program. BMC Public Health, 14, No. 470.

Cassoff, J., Rushani, F., Gruber, R., & Knäuper, B. (2014). Evaluating the effectiveness of the Motivating Teens to Sleep More Program in advancing bedtime in adolescents: A randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychology, 2, No. 6.

Cassoff, J., Gruber, R., Sadikaj, G., Rushani, F., & Knäuper, B. (2014). What motivational and awareness variables are associated with adolescents’ intentions to go to bed earlier? Current Psychology, 33, 113-129.

Lacaille, J., Ly, J., Zacchia, N., Bourkas, S., Glaser, E., & Knäuper, B. (2014). The effects of three mindfulness skills on chocolate cravings. Appetite, 76(1), 101-112.


Rosen, N., Ivanova, E. L., & Knäuper, B. (2013). Differentiating intolerance of uncertainty from three related but distinct constructs. Anxiety, Stress, and Coping, 27(1), 55-73.

Gruber, R., Wise, M., Frenette, S., Knäuper, B., Boom, A., Fontil, L., & Carrier, J. (2013). The association between sleep spindles and IQ in healthy school-age children. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 89(2), 229-240.

Cassoff, J., Knäuper, B., Michaelsen, S., Gruber, R. (2013). School-based sleep promotion programs: Effectiveness, feasibility, and insights for future research. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 17, 207-214.


Miquelon, P., Knäuper, B., & Vallerand, R. B. (2012). Motivation and goal attainment: The role of compensatory beliefs. Appetite, 58(2), 608-615.

Pelletier, M., Knäuper, B., Loiselle, C. G., Perreault, P., Mizrahi, C., & Dubé, L. (2012). Moderators of psychological recovery from benign cancer screening results. Current Oncology, 19(3), e191-200. 

Krawczyk, A. L., Perez, S., Lau, E., Holcroft, C. A., Amsel, R., Knäuper, B., & Rosberger, Z. (2012). Human papillomavirus vaccination intentions and uptake in college women. Health Psychology, 31(5), 685-693. 


Radtke, T., Scholz, U., Keller, R., Knäuper, B., & Hornung, R. (2011). Smoking-specific compensatory health beliefs and the readiness to stop smoking in adolescents. British Journal of Health Psychology, 16(3), 610-625.

Knäuper, B., Pillay, R., Lacaille, J., McCollam, A., & Kelso, E. (2011). Replacing craving imagery with alternative pleasant imagery reduces craving intensity. Appetite, 57(1), 173-178. 

Kronick, I., Auerbach, R. P., Stich, C., & Knäuper, B. (2011). Compensatory beliefs and intentions contribute to the prediction of caloric intake in dieters. Appetite, 57(2), 435-438. 

Gruber, R., Cassoff, J., & Knäuper, B. (2011). Sleep health education in pediatric community settings: Rationale and practical suggestions for incorporating healthy sleep education into pediatric practice. Pediatric Clinics of North America, 58(3), 735-754. 

Knäuper, B., McCollam, A., Rosen-Brown, A., Lacaille, J., Kelso, E., & Roseman, M. (2011). Fruitful plans: Adding targeted mental imagery to implementation intentions increases fruit consumption. Psychology & Health, 26(5), 601-617. 

Auger, N., Daniel, M., Knäuper, B., Raynault, M.-F., & Pless, B. (2011). Children and youth perceive smoking messages in an unbranded advertisement from a NIKE marketing campaign: A cluster randomized controlled trial. BMC Pediatrics, 11, art. No 26.


Rosen, N. O., Knäuper, B., Di Dio, P., Morrison, E., Tabing, R., Feldstain, F., Amsel, R., Mayrand, M.-H., Franco, E. L., & Rosberger, Z. (2010). The impact of intolerance of uncertainty on anxiety after receiving an informational intervention about HPV: A randomised controlled study. Psychology & Health, 25(6), 651-668. 

Kronick, I., & Knäuper, B. (2010). Temptations elicit compensatory intentions. Appetite, 54(2), 398-401. 

Paquet, C., Daniel, M., Knäuper, B., Gauvin, L., Kestens, Y., & Dubé, L. (2010). Interactive effects of reward sensitivity and residential fast-food restaurant exposure on fast-food consumption. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 91(3), 771-776. 


Rosen, N. O., Knäuper, B., Pagé, G., Di Dio, P., Morrison, E., Mayrand, M.-H., Franco, E. L., & Rosberger, Z. (2009). Uncertainty-inducing and reassuring facts about HPV: A descriptive study of French-Canadian women. Health Care for Women International, 30(10), 892-902.

Rabiau, M., Knäuper, B., Nguyen, T.-K., Sufrategui, M., & Polychronakos, C. (2009). Compensatory beliefs about glucose testing are associated with low adherence to treatment and poor metabolic control in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Health Education Research, 24(5), 890-896. 

McWhinnie, C. M., Abela, J. R. Z., Knäuper, B., & Zhang, C. (2009). Development and validation of the revised Children’s Dysfunctional Attitudes Scale. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 48, 287-308.

Klein, R., & Knäuper, B. (2009). Predicting attention and avoidance: When do avoiders attend? Psychology & Health, 24(7), 729-747.

Knäuper, B., Roseman, M., Johnson, P. J., & Krantz, L. (2009). Using mental imagery to enhance the effectiveness of implementation intentions. Current Psychology, 28(3), 181-186. 

Lewin, W. H., Knäuper, B., Roseman, M., Adler, P., & Malus, M. (2009). Detecting and addressing adolescent issues and concerns; Evaluating the efficacy of a primary care previsit questionnaire. Canadian Family Physician, 55(7), 742-743.

Rosen, N. O., & Knäuper, B. (2009). A little uncertainty goes a long way: State and traitdifferences in uncertainty interact to increase information seeking but also increase worry. Health Communication, 24(3), 228-238. 

Stich, C., Knäuper, B., & Tint, A. (2009). A scenario-based dieting self-efficacy scale: The DIET-SE. Assessment, 16(1), 16-30.


Knäuper, B., Stich, C., Yugo, M., & Tate, C. (2008). Stretched rating scales cause guided responding. Health Communication, 23(3), 253-258. 

Dubé, L., Bechara, A., Böckenholt, U., Ansari, A., Dagher, A., De Sarbo, W. S., Hammond, R. A., Huang, T. T-K, Huettel, S., Knäuper, B., Kooreman, P., & Smidts, A. (2008). Toward a brain-to-society systems model of individual choice. Marketing Letters, 19(3-4), 323-336. 


Knäuper, B., Schwarz, N., Park, D., & Fritsch, A. (2007). The perils of interpreting age differences in attitude reports: Question order effects decrease with age. Journal of Official Statistics, 23(4), 1-14. 

Rosen, N. O., Knäuper, B., & Sammut, J. (2007). Do individual differences in intolerance of uncertainty affect health monitoring? Psychology & Health, 22(4), 413-430. 

Stich, C., Knäuper, B., Eisermann, J., & Leder, H. (2007). Aesthetic properties of everyday objects. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 104, 1139-1168.


Rabiau, M., Knäuper, B., & Miquelon, P. (2006). The eternal quest for optimal balance between maximizing pleasure and minimizing harm: The compensatory health beliefs model. British Journal of Health Psychology, 11, 139-153. 

Dohnke, B., Müller-Fahrnow, W., & Knäuper, B. (2006). Der Einfluss von Ergebnis- und Selbstwirksamkeitserwartungen auf die Ergebnisse einer Rehabilitation nach Hüftgelenkersatz [The influence of outcome and self-efficacy expectancies on hip replacement rehabilitation outcomes]. Zeitschrift fűr Gesundheitspsychologie, 14(1), 11-20.

Schwarz, N., & Knäuper, B. (2006). Kognitionspsychologie und Umfrageforschung: Altersabhängige Kontexteffekte [Cognition and survey methodology: Age-sensitive context effects]. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, 44, 203-216. 


Knäuper, B., Kornik, R., Atkinson, K., Guberman, C., & Aydin, C. (2005). Motivation influences the underestimation of cumulative risk. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 31(11), 1511-1523. 

Knäuper, B., Cheema, S., Rabiau, M., & Borten, O. (2005). Self-set dieting rules: Adherence and prediction of weight loss success. Appetite, 44, 283-288.

Rosen, N. O., Knäuper, B., Mozessohn, L., & Ho, R. M. (2005). Factors affecting knowledge of sexually transmitted infection transmissibility in healthcare providers: Results from a national survey. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 32(10), 619-624.  

Dohnke, B., Knäuper, B., & Müller-Fahrnow, W. (2005). Perceived self-efficacy gained from, and health effects of, a rehabilitation program after hip joint replacement. Arthritis & Rheumatism, 54(4), 585-592.


Knäuper, B., Rabiau, M., Cohen, O., & Patriciu, N. (2004). Compensatory health beliefs: Theory and measurement. Psychology & Health, 19(5), 607-624. 

Knäuper, B., Schwarz, N., & Park, D. C. (2004). Frequency reports across age groups. Journal of Official Statistics, 20(1), 91-96. 

Knäuper, B., & Kornik, R. (2004). Perceived transmissibility of sexually transmitted infections: Lack of differentiation between HIV and Chlamydia. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 80(1), 74. 

Knäuper, B., & Schwarz, N. (2004). Why your research may be out of order. The Psychologist, 17, 28-31. 


Knäuper, B., & Turner, P. A. (2003). Measuring health: Improving the validity of health assessments. Quality of Life Research, 12, 81-89.

Lippke, S., Knäuper, B., & Fuchs, R. (2003). Subjective theories of physical exercise instructors: Causal attributions of dropout in health and leisure sport programmes. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 4, 155-173.

Klein, R., & Knäuper, B. (2003). The role of cognitive avoidance of STIs for discussing safer sex practices and for condom use consistency. Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 12(3-4), 137-149.


Dohnke, B., & Knäuper, B. (2002). Subjektive Gesundheit: Ein quantitativer und qualitativer Vergleich von Selbst-, Fremd- und Arzturteilen [Subjective health: A quantitative and qualitative comparison of self-, proxy- and physician’s judgments]. Psychomed, 14(3), 161-166.


Knäuper, B., & Schwarzer, R. (2000). Selbstwirksamkeitserwartungen in der Patientenschulung [Self efficacy in patient education programs]. Praxis Klinische Verhaltensmedizin und Rehabilitation, 51, 5-10.

Fuchs, R., Lippke, S., & Knäuper, B. (2000). Motivierungsstrategien bei Übungsleitern im Freizeit- und Gesundheitssport: Eine clusteranalytische Typologisierung [Motivational sstrategies of course instructors of leisure and health sport programmes: A clusteranalytic typology]. Psychologie und Sport, 2, 67-81.


Knäuper, B. (1999). The impact of age and education on response order effects in attitude measurement. Public Opinion Quarterly, 63, 347-370. 

Knäuper, B., Cannell, C. F., Schwarz, N., Bruce, M. L., & Kessler, R. C. (1999). Improving accuracy of major depression age-of-onset reports in the US National Comorbidity Survey. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 8(1), 39-48.


Winkielman, P., Knäuper, B., & Schwarz, N. (1998). Looking back at anger: Reference periods change the interpretation of emotion frequency questions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 75(3), 719-728.

Schwarz, N., Grayson, C., & Knäuper, B. (1998). Formal features of rating scales and the interpretation of meaning. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 10(2), 177-183. 

Schuman, H., Akiyama, H., & Knäuper, B. (1998). Collective Memories of Germans and Japanese about the Past Half Century. Memory, 6(4), 427-457. 

Kessler, R. C., Wittchen, H.-U., Abelson, J., McGonagle, K., Schwarz, N., Kendler, K. S., Knäuper, B., & Zhao, S. (1998). Methodological studies of the Composite International Diagnostic Inter-view (CIDI) in the U.S. National Comorbidity Survey (NCS). International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 7(1), 33-55. 

Knäuper, B. (1998). Filter questions and question interpretation: Presuppositions at work. Public Opinion Quarterly, 62, 70-78.

Regier, D. A., Kaelber, Ch., Rae, D. S., Farmer, M. E., Knäuper, B., Kessler, R. C., & Norquist, G. S. (1998). Limitations in diagnostic criteria and assessment instruments: Implications for mental disorder epidemiology and service research. Archives of General Psychiatry, 55(2), 109-115.


Knäuper, B., Belli, R. F., Hill, D. H., & Herzog, A. R. (1997). Question difficulty and respondents’ cognitive ability: The impact on data quality. Journal of Official Statistics, 13(2), 181-199.


Knäuper, B., & Wittchen, H.-U. (1995). Epidemiologie der Major Depression: Nehmen depressive Erkrankungen zu? [Increasing depressive disorders?]. Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie, 24(1), 8-21. 


Wittchen, H.-U., Knäuper, B., & Kessler, R. C. (1994). Lifetime risk of depression. British Journal of Psychiatry, 165 26), 16-22. 

Knäuper, B., & Wittchen, H.-U. (1994). Diagnosing Major Depression in the elderly: Evidence for response bias in standardized diagnostic interviews? Journal of Psychiatric Research, 28(2), 147-164.


Bohner, G., Hauschildt, A., & Knäuper, B. (1993). Einflüsse freudiger, trauriger und ärgerlicher Stimmung auf die Verarbeitung persuasiver Kommunikation [Influence of specific affective states on message processing and attitudes]. Zeitschrift für Sozialpsychologie, 24(2), 103-116.


Schwarz, N., Knäuper, B., Hippler, H.-J., Noelle-Neumann, E., & Clark, L. (1991). Rating scales: Numeric values may change the meaning of scale labels. Public Opinion Quarterly, 55, 570-582.

Compensatory Beliefs Scale - General



Compensatory Beliefs Scale - General and Diet


Compensatory Beliefs Scale

English and German

Aesthetics Scale


DIET-SE Scale - Dieting self-efficacy




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