Koen Demyttenaere

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Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Clinical factors influencing the prescription of antidepressants and benzodiazepines: results from the European study of the epidemiology of mental disorders (ESEMeD)
    Koen Demyttenaere
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 110:84-93. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Adherence to treatment regimen in depressed patients treated with amitriptyline or fluoxetine
    K Demyttenaere
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 65:243-52. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Painful ejaculation and urinary hesitancy in association with antidepressant therapy: relief with tamsulosin
    Koen Demyttenaere
    University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Department of Psychiatry and Institute for Family and Sexological Sciences, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 12:337-41. 2002
  4. doi request reprint Comorbid painful physical symptoms and anxiety: prevalence, work loss and help-seeking
    Koen Demyttenaere
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 109:264-72. 2008
  5. pmc Treatment of suicidal people around the world
    Ronny Bruffaerts
    Universitair Psychiatrisch Centrum Katholieke Universiteit Leuven UPC KUL, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Br J Psychiatry 199:64-70. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Abnormal regional brain activity during rest and (anticipated) gastric distension in functional dyspepsia and the role of anxiety: a H(2)(15)O-PET study
    Lukas Van Oudenhove
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Division, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:913-24. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Regional brain activity in functional dyspepsia: a H(2)(15)O-PET study on the role of gastric sensitivity and abuse history
    Lukas Van Oudenhove
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Division, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Gastroenterology 139:36-47. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The individual and societal effects of non-psychotic serious mental disorders on earnings in Belgium
    Ronny Bruffaerts
    Department of Neurosciences, University Psychiatric Centre, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven UPC KUL, UZ Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Psychiatry 24:207-13. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint The relation between body mass index, mental health, and functional disability: a European population perspective
    Ronny Bruffaerts
    Department of Neurosciences and Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Can J Psychiatry 53:679-88. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Who visits the psychiatric emergency room for the first time?
    Ronny Bruffaerts
    Dept of Neurosciences and Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:580-6. 2006

Detail Information

Publications68

  1. doi request reprint Clinical factors influencing the prescription of antidepressants and benzodiazepines: results from the European study of the epidemiology of mental disorders (ESEMeD)
    Koen Demyttenaere
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 110:84-93. 2008
    ..To examine factors associated with the use of antidepressants (AD) and benzodiazepines (BZD) in 6 European countries...
  2. ncbi request reprint Adherence to treatment regimen in depressed patients treated with amitriptyline or fluoxetine
    K Demyttenaere
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 65:243-52. 2001
    ..Adherence was measured electronically with the MEMS (Medication Event Monitoring System)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Painful ejaculation and urinary hesitancy in association with antidepressant therapy: relief with tamsulosin
    Koen Demyttenaere
    University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Department of Psychiatry and Institute for Family and Sexological Sciences, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 12:337-41. 2002
    ..A re-challenge in one patient resulted in a prompt reappearance of both side effects. Tamsulosin resolved the problem of painful ejaculation in these patients; however, larger studies are needed to confirm these results...
  4. doi request reprint Comorbid painful physical symptoms and anxiety: prevalence, work loss and help-seeking
    Koen Demyttenaere
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 109:264-72. 2008
    ..In addition, the impact of PPS on work loss days (WLDs) and help-seeking was examined...
  5. pmc Treatment of suicidal people around the world
    Ronny Bruffaerts
    Universitair Psychiatrisch Centrum Katholieke Universiteit Leuven UPC KUL, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Br J Psychiatry 199:64-70. 2011
    ..Suicide is a leading cause of death worldwide; however, little information is available about the treatment of suicidal people, or about barriers to treatment...
  6. doi request reprint Abnormal regional brain activity during rest and (anticipated) gastric distension in functional dyspepsia and the role of anxiety: a H(2)(15)O-PET study
    Lukas Van Oudenhove
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Division, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:913-24. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Regional brain activity in functional dyspepsia: a H(2)(15)O-PET study on the role of gastric sensitivity and abuse history
    Lukas Van Oudenhove
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry Division, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Gastroenterology 139:36-47. 2010
    ..Therefore, we aimed to determine the influence of gastric sensitivity and abuse history on gastric sensation scores and brain activity in homeostatic-afferent, emotional-arousal, and cortical-modulatory brain regions in FD...
  8. doi request reprint The individual and societal effects of non-psychotic serious mental disorders on earnings in Belgium
    Ronny Bruffaerts
    Department of Neurosciences, University Psychiatric Centre, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven UPC KUL, UZ Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Psychiatry 24:207-13. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the association between non-psychotic serious mental disorders and earnings in the general population of Belgium on both the individual- and society-level...
  9. ncbi request reprint The relation between body mass index, mental health, and functional disability: a European population perspective
    Ronny Bruffaerts
    Department of Neurosciences and Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Can J Psychiatry 53:679-88. 2008
    ..To examine the association between body mass, mental disorders, and functional disability in the general population of 6 European countries...
  10. ncbi request reprint Who visits the psychiatric emergency room for the first time?
    Ronny Bruffaerts
    Dept of Neurosciences and Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:580-6. 2006
    ..To examine patient and system characteristics of first-time ("incident") vs. recurrent ("recurrent") use of a psychiatric emergency room (PER)...
  11. doi request reprint Abuse history, depression, and somatization are associated with gastric sensitivity and gastric emptying in functional dyspepsia
    Lukas Van Oudenhove
    Universitary Psychiatric Centre, Universitary Psychiatric Centre, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Psychosom Med 73:648-55. 2011
    ..This study sought to determine the association of abuse history, psychiatric comorbidity, and somatization with gastric sensorimotor function...
  12. ncbi request reprint Relationship between anxiety and gastric sensorimotor function in functional dyspepsia
    Lukas Van Oudenhove
    Department of Pathophysiology, Gastroenterology Section, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Psychosom Med 69:455-63. 2007
    ..Experimentally induced anxiety in healthy volunteers is associated with changes in sensorimotor function of the proximal stomach...
  13. ncbi request reprint Lifetime risk and age-of-onset of mental disorders in the Belgian general population
    Anke Bonnewyn
    Dept of Neurosciences and Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:522-9. 2007
    ..To estimate lifetime risk and age of onset of mental disorders in the adult general population of Belgium...
  14. ncbi request reprint Six-month compliance with antidepressant medication in the treatment of major depressive disorder
    Koen Demyttenaere
    University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Belgium
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 23:36-42. 2008
    ..Completers show a higher adherence than drop-outs. The outcome was worse in recurrent episode patients than first episode patients although they had a higher adherence...
  15. ncbi request reprint Delays in seeking treatment for mental disorders in the Belgian general population
    Ronny Bruffaerts
    Dept of Neurosciences and Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:937-44. 2007
    ..To provide data on rates and predictors of lifetime treatment for mental disorders in Belgium from the European Study on the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders (ESEMeD)...
  16. doi request reprint A pooled analysis of six month comparative efficacy and tolerability in four randomized clinical trials: agomelatine versus escitalopram, fluoxetine, and sertraline
    Koen Demyttenaere
    Department of Psychiatry, University Psychiatric Center KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    CNS Spectr 18:163-70. 2013
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Clinical factors associated with treatment resistance in major depressive disorder: results from a European multicenter study
    Daniel Souery
    Department of Psychiatry, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1062-70. 2007
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Psychosocial factors, psychiatric illness and functional gastrointestinal disorders: a historical perspective
    Lukas Van Oudenhove
    University Psychiatric Centre, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Digestion 82:201-10. 2010
    ..This provides further support for an integrative, multidisciplinary biopsychosocial approach to FGID...
  19. doi request reprint Overgeneral autobiographical memory predicts diagnostic status in depression
    Dirk Hermans
    Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Tiensestraat 102, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Behav Res Ther 46:668-77. 2008
    ..These memory variables outperformed other relevant indices, such as depression severity, rumination, level of self-esteem and dysfunctional attitudes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of escitalopram treatment on Quality of Life Enjoyment and Satisfaction Questionnaire scores in major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder
    Koen Demyttenaere
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, Leuven, Belgium
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 23:276-86. 2008
    ..Both response and remission in patients with GAD and remission in patients with MDD are correlated with a 'normal' quality of life enjoyment and satisfaction...
  21. pmc Childhood adversities as risk factors for onset and persistence of suicidal behaviour
    Ronny Bruffaerts
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Br J Psychiatry 197:20-7. 2010
    ..Suicide is a leading cause of death worldwide, but the precise effect of childhood adversities as risk factors for the onset and persistence of suicidal behaviour (suicide ideation, plans and attempts) are not well understood...
  22. pmc Reduced reward learning predicts outcome in major depressive disorder
    Elske Vrieze
    Department of Psychiatry, University Psychiatric Center, Campus Leuven, Belgium
    Biol Psychiatry 73:639-45. 2013
    ..Our goal was to test whether MDD is characterized by reduced reward learning, especially in the presence of anhedonic symptoms, and to investigate the relationship between reward learning and MDD diagnosis after 8 weeks of treatment...
  23. doi request reprint Quality of life measurement in antidepressant trials. Is there an added value?
    Jurgen De Fruyt
    Department of Psychiatry, General Hospital Sint Jan AV, Brugge, Belgium
    Psychother Psychosom 78:212-9. 2009
    ..Different theoretical concepts are discussed. A closer look is taken at the use of QoL measurements in antidepressant trials...
  24. ncbi request reprint Mental disorders among persons with chronic back or neck pain: results from the World Mental Health Surveys
    Koen Demyttenaere
    Department of Neurosciences and Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Pain 129:332-42. 2007
    ..The association of mental disorders with back/neck pain showed a consistent pattern across both developed and developing countries...
  25. ncbi request reprint Comorbid painful physical symptoms and depression: prevalence, work loss, and help seeking
    Koen Demyttenaere
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 92:185-93. 2006
    ..Finally, help seeking and delay in help seeking were explored...
  26. doi request reprint Emergency psychiatry in the 21st century: critical issues for the future
    Ronny Bruffaerts
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Emerg Med 15:276-8. 2008
    ..In this paper we aim to address some contemporary problems of emergency psychiatry, and then we try to outline some issues that may be of importance in the future of the psychiatric emergency room...
  27. pmc Measuring extrastriatal dopamine release during a reward learning task
    Elske Vrieze
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Leuven, Belgium
    Hum Brain Mapp 34:575-86. 2013
    ..Conclusions: These findings support the hypothesis that DA release in mOFC, vmPFC, and dACC regions plays an important role in reinforcement learning in the human brain...
  28. ncbi request reprint What happens with adverse events during 6 months of treatment with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors?
    Koen Demyttenaere
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Belgium
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:859-63. 2005
    ..Although adverse events are a key factor in compliance, their evolution during treatment with antidepressants is poorly documented. Therefore, the time course of adverse events during 6 months of antidepressant treatment was investigated...
  29. doi request reprint Predictors of psychological distress in patients starting IVF treatment: infertility-specific versus general psychological characteristics
    Uschi Van den Broeck
    Leuven University Fertility Centre LUFC, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 25:1471-80. 2010
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Bipolar (spectrum) disorder and mood stabilization: standing at the crossroads?
    Jurgen De Fruyt
    Department of Psychiatry, General Hospital Sint Jan AV, Brugge, Belgium
    Psychother Psychosom 76:77-88. 2007
    ..Given the complexity of the disorder and the many clinical uncertainties, effectiveness studies should be installed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the psychological adjustment to type 1 diabetes mellitus: an explorative study
    Paul Enzlin
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Patient Educ Couns 48:139-45. 2002
    ..The psychological factors negatively related with the psychological adjustment to diabetes in men and women are depressive coping and depressive symptomatology...
  32. ncbi request reprint Sexual dysfunction in women with type 1 diabetes: a controlled study
    Paul Enzlin
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Diabetes Care 25:672-7. 2002
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of patient and health-system characteristics on community tenure of discharged psychiatric inpatients
    Ronny Bruffaerts
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Psychiatr Serv 55:685-90. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the differential effect of patient and health-system characteristics on length of stay in the community among recidivist psychiatric patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress in the 5-year period after predictive testing for Huntington's disease
    Marleen Decruyenaere
    Psychosocial Genetics Unit, University of Leuven, Herestraat 49, Belgium
    Eur J Hum Genet 11:30-8. 2003
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Getting what you ask for: on the selectivity of depression rating scales
    Koen Demyttenaere
    University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Department of Psychiatry, Leuven, Belgium
    Psychother Psychosom 72:61-70. 2003
    ..The present paper does not suggest that one scale is better than another, but suggests that a better knowledge of their differential background can help the researcher choose the correct scale for his purposes...
  36. ncbi request reprint Predicting aftercare in psychiatric emergencies
    Ronny Bruffaerts
    Dept of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:829-34. 2005
    ..It is unknown to what extent there are differences in predicting follow-up after psychiatric emergency room (PER) visits when focusing on a broader scope of aftercare possibilities...
  37. doi request reprint Investigating the influence of maternal cortisol and emotional state during pregnancy on the DNA methylation status of the glucocorticoid receptor gene (NR3C1) promoter region in cord blood
    Titia Hompes
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Psychiatr Res 47:880-91. 2013
    ..This study investigates both the association between maternal cortisol and emotional state during pregnancy and the methylation state of the promoter region of NR3C1 gene...
  38. doi request reprint Agomelatine: a narrative review
    Koen Demyttenaere
    University Psychiatric Center KuLeuven, Campus Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 21:S703-9. 2011
    ..Transient aminotransferase elevations without clinical signs of liver damage have been observed more frequently than with placebo (1.1% versus 0.7%), and a hepatic monitoring schedule is therefore recommended...
  39. doi request reprint Three self-report questionnaires of the early mother-to-infant bond: reliability and validity of the Dutch version of the MPAS, PBQ and MIBS
    Johan C H van Bussel
    Department of Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:373-84. 2010
    ..Overall, our findings suggest that the MPAS, the PBQ and the MIBS provide a reliable and valid indication of the early emotional tie between a woman and her newborn infant...
  40. ncbi request reprint Regional cerebral blood flow during gastric balloon distention in functional dyspepsia
    Joris Vandenberghe
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Liaison Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Gastroenterology 132:1684-93. 2007
    ..Our aim was to investigate regional cerebral blood flow during painful proximal gastric distention in hypersensitive FD...
  41. ncbi request reprint The many faces of fatigue in major depressive disorder
    Koen Demyttenaere
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 8:93-105. 2005
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Has the prevalence of congenital abnormalities after intracytoplasmic sperm injection increased? The Leuven data 1994-2000 and a review of the literature
    An Hindryckx
    Leuven University Fertility Center, UZ Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, Leuven, Belgium
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 70:11-22. 2010
    ..We reviewed the literature with respect to the prevalence of major congenital malformations after the ICSI technique and supplemented these data with the results of a prospective follow-up study performed in our center...
  43. ncbi request reprint Reduced specificity of autobiographical memory: a mediator between rumination and ineffective social problem-solving in major depression?
    Filip Raes
    Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Tiensestraat 102, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 87:331-5. 2005
    ..The present study investigated the role of reduced specificity of autobiographical memories as a mediator of this relationship...
  44. ncbi request reprint A cost-effectiveness model of escitalopram, citalopram,and venlafaxine as first-line treatment for major depressive disorder in Belgium
    Koen Demyttenaere
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Ther 27:111-24. 2005
    ..Economic evaluations aim to combine costs and patient outcomes in one analysis...
  45. ncbi request reprint Partners of mutation-carriers for Huntington's disease: forgotten persons?
    Marleen Decruyenaere
    Psychosocial Genetics Unit, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Hum Genet 13:1077-85. 2005
    ..We moreover interpreted the results referring to concepts such as anticipatory grief, psychological defences, dissonance processes and imbalanced partner relationship. Finally, we formulated some implications for genetic counselling...
  46. ncbi request reprint Predicting community tenure in patients with recurrent utilization of a psychiatric emergency service
    Ronny Bruffaerts
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:269-74. 2005
    ..We investigated the differential effect of patient and health system characteristics on the CT of patients with a previous referral to a PER...
  47. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and predictors of compliance in depression
    Koen Demyttenaere
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 13:S69-75. 2003
    ..The physician's attitude about the medication is also important. Strategies should be adapted to the stage of treatment, as common reasons for discontinuation change as treatment progresses...
  48. ncbi request reprint Central nervous system involvement in functional gastrointestinal disorders
    Lukas Van Oudenhove
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Catholic University of Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 18:663-80. 2004
    ..Third, we will address the issue of high comorbidity with psychiatric disorders. Some hypotheses about common pathophysiological substrates will be discussed...
  49. ncbi request reprint Rapid tranquilization: new approaches in the emergency treatment of behavioral disturbances
    Jurgen De Fruyt
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Merestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Psychiatry 19:243-9. 2004
    ..The perspective of the patient and the interaction between the emergency care setting and treatment regimen also need further attention. All these important, but often neglected issues are covered in a selective review of the literature...
  50. ncbi request reprint Depressive and bipolar disorders: patients' attitudes and beliefs towards depression and antidepressants
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet University Hospital of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychol Med 35:1205-13. 2005
    ..However, these attitudes have received little study in patients whose disorders were sufficiently severe to require hospitalization...
  51. ncbi request reprint A European approach to rural-urban differences in mental health: the ESEMeD 2000 comparative study
    Viviane Kovess-Masfety
    MGEN Public Health Foundation, Paris 5 University affiliated, France
    Can J Psychiatry 50:926-36. 2005
    ..for, and are any of these differences observed in EU countries? Did the individuals suffering from mental health disorders have the same characteristics in rural and urban areas, particularly concerning self-reported impairment?..
  52. ncbi request reprint The other face of depression, reduced positive affect: the role of catecholamines in causation and cure
    David Nutt
    University of Bristol Psychopharmacology Unit, Bristol, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 21:461-71. 2007
    ..Focusing treatment on the predominant or driving symptomatology for an individual patient with major depression could potentially improve rates of response and remission...
  53. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of duloxetine 60 mg once daily in the treatment of pain in patients with major depressive disorder and at least moderate pain of unknown etiology: a randomized controlled trial
    Stephan Brecht
    Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH, Ingelheim, Germany
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1707-16. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the efficacy and safety of duloxetine in the treatment of patients with moderate pain associated with depression...
  54. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing depression endpoints research (FINDER): study design and population characteristics
    Ana Garcia-Cebrian
    Eli Lilly and Company Limited, Lilly Research Centre, Erl Wood Manor, Sunninghill Road, Windlesham, Surrey GU20 6PH, UK
    Eur Psychiatry 23:57-65. 2008
    ..Further investigation into factors associated with HRQoL in depression after treatment initiation is warranted...
  55. ncbi request reprint Improving the chance of recovery from the short- and long-term consequences of depression
    Hans Jurgen Moller
    Ludwig Maximilians University, Department of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 18:219-25. 2003
    ..In conclusion, there remains considerable scope for improving the identification, treatment and management of patients with MDD...
  56. doi request reprint Prescribing patterns of antidepressants in Europe: results from the Factors Influencing Depression Endpoints Research (FINDER) study
    Michael Bauer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universitat Dresden, Fetscherstrasse 74, D 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 23:66-73. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the prescribing of antidepressants varies by country, and the type of antidepressant chosen is influenced by physician- as well as patient-related factors...
  57. ncbi request reprint The relation between multiple pains and mental disorders: results from the World Mental Health Surveys
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Pain 135:82-91. 2008
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Population level of unmet need for mental healthcare in Europe
    Jordi Alonso
    Health Services Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Carrer del Doctor Aiguader, 88 E 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Psychiatry 190:299-306. 2007
    ..The high prevalence of mental disorders has fuelled controversy about the need for mental health services...
  59. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, severity, and unmet need for treatment of mental disorders in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys
    Koen Demyttenaere
    JAMA 291:2581-90. 2004
    ..Little is known about the extent or severity of untreated mental disorders, especially in less-developed countries...
  60. ncbi request reprint The complexity of reproductive decision-making in asymptomatic carriers of the Huntington mutation
    Marleen Decruyenaere
    Psychosocial Genetics Unit, University of Leuven, Herestraat, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Hum Genet 15:453-62. 2007
    ..The results illustrate the complexity of the decision-making process and the necessity of in-depth counselling. Counselling should pay special attention to conflicting values and beliefs and to all kinds of pressure...
  61. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of sexual dysfunction in patients with type 1 diabetes
    Paul Enzlin
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Institute for Family and Sexuality Studies, Belgium
    Diabetes Care 26:409-14. 2003
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Influence of experimentally induced anxiety on gastric sensorimotor function in humans
    Brecht Geeraerts
    Center for Gastroenterological Research, Leuven, Belgium
    Gastroenterology 129:1437-44. 2005
    ..It is unclear whether this reflects common predisposition or a causal relationship. The aim of this study was to investigate whether experimentally induced anxiety would alter gastric sensorimotor function in health...
  63. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction after electroconvulsive therapy
    Pascal Sienaert
    ECT Department, University Center Sint Jozef, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuvensesteenweg Kortenberg, Belgium
    J ECT 21:227-31. 2005
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of late life depression]
    Anke Bonnewyn
    UZ Gasthuisberg, Leuven
    Tijdschr Gerontol Geriatr 37:122-3; discussion 123. 2006
  65. pmc Disability and treatment of specific mental and physical disorders across the world
    Johan Ormel
    Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Groningen, and Graduate School of Behavioural and Cognitive Neurosciences and Graduate School for Experimental Psychopathology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 192:368-75. 2008
    ..Advocates of expanded mental health treatment assert that mental disorders are as disabling as physical disorders, but little evidence supports this assertion...
  66. doi request reprint Overgeneral memory predicts stability of short-term outcome of electroconvulsive therapy for depression
    Filip Raes
    Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J ECT 24:81-3. 2008
    ..To investigate the predictive value of overgeneral memory (OGM) for outcome of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for depression...
  67. ncbi request reprint Is overgeneral autobiographical memory an isolated memory phenomenon in major depression?
    Filip Raes
    University of Leuven, Belgium
    Memory 14:584-94. 2006
    ..Furthermore, in line with Ramponi et al. (2004), rumination was found to be related to both overgeneral AM and poor source memory...
  68. pmc Mental disorders among persons with heart disease - results from World Mental Health surveys
    Johan Ormel
    Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:325-34. 2007
    ..Consistency across emotional disorders and cultures would suggest that relatively universal mechanisms underlie the association...