Rik Crutzen

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Publications

  1. pmc Creating groups with similar expected behavioural response in randomized controlled trials: a fuzzy cognitive map approach
    Philippe J Giabbanelli
    Interdisciplinary Research in the Mathematical and Computational Sciences IRMACS Centre, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 14:130. 2014
  2. pmc What can we learn from a failed trial: insight into non-participation in a chat-based intervention trial for adolescents with psychosocial problems
    Rik Crutzen
    Department of Health Promotion, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, P, O, Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Res Notes 7:824. 2014
  3. pmc A Web-based computer-tailored game to reduce binge drinking among 16 to 18 year old Dutch adolescents: development and study protocol
    Astrid Jander
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 14:1054. 2014
  4. pmc Using intervention mapping for the development of a targeted secure web-based outreach strategy named SafeFriend, for Chlamydia trachomatis testing in young people at risk
    Kevin A T M Theunissen
    Department of Sexual Health, Infectious Diseases and Environmental Health, Public Health Services South Limburg, Geleen, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:996. 2013
  5. pmc Determinants and protective behaviours regarding tick bites among school children in the Netherlands: a cross-sectional study
    Desirée J M A Beaujean
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Centre for Infectious Disease Control, P, O, Box 1, 3720, BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:1148. 2013
  6. pmc Determinants of binge drinking in a permissive environment: focus group interviews with Dutch adolescents and parents
    Astrid Jander
    Maastricht University, School of Public Health and Primary care Caphri, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:882. 2013
  7. pmc Online prevention aimed at lifestyle behaviors: a systematic review of reviews
    Leonie F M Kohl
    Department of Health Promotion, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 15:e146. 2013
  8. pmc Promoting Darfuri women's psychosocial health: developing a war trauma counsellor training programme tailored to the person
    Alia Badri
    Department of Health Promotion, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    EPMA J 4:10. 2013
  9. pmc Exposures to war-related traumatic events and post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms among displaced Darfuri female university students: an exploratory study
    Alia Badri
    Department of Health Promotion, Caphri, School of Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:603. 2012
  10. doi request reprint No differential attrition was found in randomized controlled trials published in general medical journals: a meta-analysis
    Rik Crutzen
    CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:948-54. 2013

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  1. pmc Creating groups with similar expected behavioural response in randomized controlled trials: a fuzzy cognitive map approach
    Philippe J Giabbanelli
    Interdisciplinary Research in the Mathematical and Computational Sciences IRMACS Centre, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 14:130. 2014
    ..However, the complex interactions among prognostic factors may lead to a poor estimate of behaviour, causing unbalanced groups at baseline, which may introduce accidental bias...
  2. pmc What can we learn from a failed trial: insight into non-participation in a chat-based intervention trial for adolescents with psychosocial problems
    Rik Crutzen
    Department of Health Promotion, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, P, O, Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Res Notes 7:824. 2014
    ..Sources of data were non-participation forms, oral clarification, patient records, telephone interviews with adolescents that declined to participate, and a questionnaire-based process evaluation among nurses...
  3. pmc A Web-based computer-tailored game to reduce binge drinking among 16 to 18 year old Dutch adolescents: development and study protocol
    Astrid Jander
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 14:1054. 2014
    ..Thus, reducing binge drinking among this target group is very important. This article describes a two-arm Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial (CRCT) of an intervention aimed at reducing binge drinking in this target group...
  4. pmc Using intervention mapping for the development of a targeted secure web-based outreach strategy named SafeFriend, for Chlamydia trachomatis testing in young people at risk
    Kevin A T M Theunissen
    Department of Sexual Health, Infectious Diseases and Environmental Health, Public Health Services South Limburg, Geleen, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:996. 2013
    ..Innovative screening strategies are needed to interrupt the transmission of Ct among young people and connect the hidden cases to care...
  5. pmc Determinants and protective behaviours regarding tick bites among school children in the Netherlands: a cross-sectional study
    Desirée J M A Beaujean
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Centre for Infectious Disease Control, P, O, Box 1, 3720, BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:1148. 2013
    ..This study among Dutch school children aimed to examine the knowledge, perceived threat, and perceived importance of protective behaviour in relation to tick bites and their potential consequences...
  6. pmc Determinants of binge drinking in a permissive environment: focus group interviews with Dutch adolescents and parents
    Astrid Jander
    Maastricht University, School of Public Health and Primary care Caphri, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:882. 2013
    ..Dutch adolescents aged 16 are legally allowed to buy and consume low strength alcoholic beverages. This study focused on determinants of binge drinking in such a permissive environment from the perspectives of adolescents and parents...
  7. pmc Online prevention aimed at lifestyle behaviors: a systematic review of reviews
    Leonie F M Kohl
    Department of Health Promotion, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 15:e146. 2013
    ..Although research on intervention effectiveness has been widely conducted, their true public health impact as indicated by reach, effectiveness, and use is unclear...
  8. pmc Promoting Darfuri women's psychosocial health: developing a war trauma counsellor training programme tailored to the person
    Alia Badri
    Department of Health Promotion, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    EPMA J 4:10. 2013
    ..The aim is to produce expertly trained war trauma counsellors working with war-affected Darfuri women in particular and with regards to their helpfulness in responding to the psychosocial needs of war-exposed Sudanese in general...
  9. pmc Exposures to war-related traumatic events and post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms among displaced Darfuri female university students: an exploratory study
    Alia Badri
    Department of Health Promotion, Caphri, School of Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:603. 2012
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  10. doi request reprint No differential attrition was found in randomized controlled trials published in general medical journals: a meta-analysis
    Rik Crutzen
    CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:948-54. 2013
    ..This study identifies the degree of differential attrition in RCTs covering a broad spectrum of clinical areas and factors that are related to this...
  11. doi request reprint Validation of the four-dimensional structure of drinking motives among adults
    Rik Crutzen
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University Caphri, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur Addict Res 19:222-6. 2013
    ..In the motivational model of alcohol use, there are two dimensions underlying the classification of drinking motives resulting in four drinking motive categories: enhancement, social, coping, and conformity motives...
  12. doi request reprint Drinking motives and drinking behavior over time: a full cross-lagged panel study among adults
    Rik Crutzen
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University Caphri, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Addict Behav 27:197-201. 2013
    ..Drinking motives are likely to be modifiable and might be used to stimulate drinking decrease...
  13. pmc Social presence and use of internet-delivered interventions: a multi-method approach
    Rik Crutzen
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e57067. 2013
    ..This study tests whether and how social presence elements can increase website use...
  14. doi request reprint Using Google Analytics as a process evaluation method for Internet-delivered interventions: an example on sexual health
    Rik Crutzen
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University Caphri, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Promot Int 28:36-42. 2013
    ..This is highly relevant given the current expansion of these interventions within the field of health promotion...
  15. pmc A Dutch panel study on the relation between structure of everyday life, daily hassles, and alcohol consumption
    Rik Crutzen
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University Caphri, P, O, Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:1068. 2012
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  16. doi request reprint Public awareness and practical knowledge regarding Hepatitis A, B, and C: a two-country survey
    Rik Crutzen
    Caphri, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Infect Public Health 5:195-8. 2012
    ..To assess the level of public awareness and practical knowledge regarding Hepatitis A, B, and C in two low-endemic countries (Germany and The Netherlands)...
  17. pmc The role of user control in adherence to and knowledge gained from a website: randomized comparison between a tunneled version and a freedom-of-choice version
    Rik Crutzen
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University Caphri, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 14:e45. 2012
    ..Therefore, it is relevant and necessary to systematically manipulate website characteristics to test their effect on website use. This study focuses on user control as a website characteristic...
  18. doi request reprint Intervening via chat: an opportunity for adolescents' mental health promotion?
    Rik Crutzen
    Caphri, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Health Promot Int 26:238-43. 2011
    ..Future research needs to focus on the dissemination of chat-based interventions, differences between online peer support and online professional support, and the content of conversations via chat about mental health problems...
  19. pmc Does social desirability compromise self-reports of physical activity in web-based research?
    Rik Crutzen
    Caphri, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:31. 2011
    ..This study investigated the relation between social desirability and self-reported physical activity in web-based research...
  20. pmc Social desirability and self-reported health risk behaviors in web-based research: three longitudinal studies
    Rik Crutzen
    Caphri, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:720. 2010
    ..These studies sought to investigate the relation between social desirability and self-reported health risk behaviors (e.g., alcohol use, drug use, smoking) in web-based research...
  21. pmc Bringing loyalty to e-Health: theory validation using three internet-delivered interventions
    Rik Crutzen
    Maastricht University Caphri, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 13:e73. 2011
    ..We focused on user perceptions resulting in e-loyalty (ie, intention to visit an intervention again and to recommend it to others). A background theory for e-loyalty, however, is still lacking for Internet-delivered interventions...
  22. doi request reprint An artificially intelligent chat agent that answers adolescents' questions related to sex, drugs, and alcohol: an exploratory study
    Rik Crutzen
    Caphri, Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Adolesc Health 48:514-9. 2011
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  23. doi request reprint Adolescents who intend to change multiple health behaviours choose greater exposure to an internet-delivered intervention
    Rik Crutzen
    Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Health Psychol 13:906-11. 2008
    ..There was a clustering of intention to change risk taking behaviours in an unhealthy way and energy balance-related behaviours in a healthy way. This should be taken into account with the design of Internet-delivered interventions...
  24. doi request reprint Strategies to facilitate exposure to internet-delivered health behavior change interventions aimed at adolescents or young adults: a systematic review
    Rik Crutzen
    Maastricht University Caphri, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Behav 38:49-62. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, exposure-specific theories need to be developed and objective exposure measures should be tracked and reported in future studies...
  25. doi request reprint A conceptual framework for understanding and improving adolescents' exposure to Internet-delivered interventions
    Rik Crutzen
    Department of Health Promotion, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Promot Int 24:277-84. 2009
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  26. doi request reprint Effectiveness of online word of mouth on exposure to an Internet-delivered intervention
    Rik Crutzen
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Netherlands
    Psychol Health 24:651-61. 2009
    ..These results need to be taken into account when using online WOM as a strategy to improve exposure to Internet-delivered interventions...
  27. doi request reprint Internet-delivered interventions aimed at adolescents: a Delphi study on dissemination and exposure
    Rik Crutzen
    Department of Health Education ealth Promotion, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 23:427-39. 2008
    ..Overall, the results of this exploration serve as a handle for the formation of further research questions to be tested and answered in research among adolescents...
  28. doi request reprint Examining the relationship between completeness of teachers' implementation of the Krachtvoer healthy diet programme and changes in students' dietary intakes
    Kathelijne M H H Bessems
    Department of Health Promotion, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology, and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 16:1273-80. 2013
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  29. pmc Influence of delivery strategy on message-processing mechanisms and future adherence to a Dutch computer-tailored smoking cessation intervention
    Nicola Esther Stanczyk
    Maastricht University Caphri, Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 15:e28. 2013
    ..Video-based messages might be more effective in attracting attention and stimulating comprehension in people with a lower educational level and could therefore reduce attrition rates...
  30. pmc Do email and mobile phone prompts stimulate primary school children to reuse an Internet-delivered smoking prevention intervention?
    Henricus Paul Cremers
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 16:e86. 2014
    ..Prompts have shown to be effective in stimulating reuse of Internet-delivered interventions among adults and adolescents. However, evidence concerning effectiveness of prompts to promote reuse of a website among children is still scarce...
  31. doi request reprint Experiences and psychosocial adjustment of Darfuri female students affected by war: an exploratory study
    Alia Badri
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Psychol 48:944-53. 2013
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  32. pmc Evaluation of a school-based HIV prevention intervention among Yemeni adolescents
    Buthaina Al-Iryani
    Department of Health Promotion, Faculty of Medicine, Health, and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:279. 2011
    ..The intervention was developed after a survey among the same population in 2005, which revealed a high level of stigma towards people living with HIV (PLWH) and a low level of HIV knowledge...