Hein de Vries

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Publications

  1. pmc The use of a proactive dissemination strategy to optimize reach of an internet-delivered computer tailored lifestyle intervention
    Francine Schneider
    CAPHRI Department of Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:721. 2013
  2. pmc A randomised controlled trial testing a web-based, computer-tailored self-management intervention for people with or at risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a study protocol
    Viola Voncken-Brewster
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of General Practice, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 616, 6200MD, Maastricht, Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:557. 2013
  3. pmc Effectiveness of two intensive treatment methods for smoking cessation and relapse prevention in patients with coronary heart disease: study protocol and baseline description
    Nadine Berndt
    Department of Psychology, Open University of the Netherlands, Heerlen, The Netherlands
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:33. 2012
  4. pmc The role of action planning and plan enactment for smoking cessation
    Hein de Vries
    Care and Public Health Research Institute, Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:393. 2013
  5. pmc Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in smoking prevalence, consumption, initiation, and cessation between 2001 and 2008 in the Netherlands. Findings from a national population survey
    Gera E Nagelhout
    STIVORO Dutch Expert Centre on Tobacco Control, PO Box 16070, 2500 BB, The Hague, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:303. 2012
  6. pmc Internet based computer tailored feedback on sunscreen use
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Promotion, School for Public Health and Primary Care, Caphri, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 14:e48. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Bi-directional relations between anti-smoking parenting practices and adolescent smoking in a Dutch sample
    Rose M E Huver
    Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Psychol 26:762-8. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Examining direct and indirect pathways to health behaviour: the influence of cognitive and affective probability beliefs
    Eva Janssen
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Health 28:546-60. 2013
  9. pmc Pathways of change explaining the effect of smoke-free legislation on smoking cessation in The Netherlands. An application of the international tobacco control conceptual model
    Gera E Nagelhout
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University Caphri, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:1474-82. 2012
  10. pmc Tailored print communication and telephone motivational interviewing are equally successful in improving multiple lifestyle behaviors in a randomized controlled trial
    Hilde M van Keulen
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Ann Behav Med 41:104-18. 2011

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Publications73

  1. pmc The use of a proactive dissemination strategy to optimize reach of an internet-delivered computer tailored lifestyle intervention
    Francine Schneider
    CAPHRI Department of Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:721. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc A randomised controlled trial testing a web-based, computer-tailored self-management intervention for people with or at risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a study protocol
    Viola Voncken-Brewster
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of General Practice, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 616, 6200MD, Maastricht, Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:557. 2013
    ..Effective self-management support interventions are needed to improve the health and functional status of people with COPD or at risk for COPD. Computer-tailored technology could be an effective way to provide this support...
  3. pmc Effectiveness of two intensive treatment methods for smoking cessation and relapse prevention in patients with coronary heart disease: study protocol and baseline description
    Nadine Berndt
    Department of Psychology, Open University of the Netherlands, Heerlen, The Netherlands
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:33. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc The role of action planning and plan enactment for smoking cessation
    Hein de Vries
    Care and Public Health Research Institute, Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:393. 2013
    ..Yet, little attention has been paid to the role of plan enactment. This study assesses the determinants and the effects of action planning and plan enactment on smoking cessation...
  5. pmc Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in smoking prevalence, consumption, initiation, and cessation between 2001 and 2008 in the Netherlands. Findings from a national population survey
    Gera E Nagelhout
    STIVORO Dutch Expert Centre on Tobacco Control, PO Box 16070, 2500 BB, The Hague, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:303. 2012
    ..However, little is known about a widening of SES inequalities in smoking consumption, initiation and cessation...
  6. pmc Internet based computer tailored feedback on sunscreen use
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Promotion, School for Public Health and Primary Care, Caphri, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 14:e48. 2012
    ..Yet, reactions to Internet CT programs may differ per level of involvement and education level and remain understudied...
  7. ncbi request reprint Bi-directional relations between anti-smoking parenting practices and adolescent smoking in a Dutch sample
    Rose M E Huver
    Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Psychol 26:762-8. 2007
    ..The main goal of this study was to explain previous inconsistent effects of anti-smoking parenting practices, by examining bi-directional relations between parenting and adolescent smoking...
  8. doi request reprint Examining direct and indirect pathways to health behaviour: the influence of cognitive and affective probability beliefs
    Eva Janssen
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Health 28:546-60. 2013
    ..The findings underscore the importance of feelings of (cancer) risk in the decision-making process and should be acknowledged by health behaviour theories and risk communication practices. Suggestions for future research are discussed...
  9. pmc Pathways of change explaining the effect of smoke-free legislation on smoking cessation in The Netherlands. An application of the international tobacco control conceptual model
    Gera E Nagelhout
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University Caphri, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:1474-82. 2012
    ..This study aims to test the pathways of change from individual exposure to smoke-free legislation on smoking cessation, as hypothesized in the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Conceptual Model...
  10. pmc Tailored print communication and telephone motivational interviewing are equally successful in improving multiple lifestyle behaviors in a randomized controlled trial
    Hilde M van Keulen
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Ann Behav Med 41:104-18. 2011
    ..Computer tailoring and motivational interviewing show promise in promoting lifestyle change, despite few head-to-head comparative studies...
  11. doi request reprint Optimizing the efficacy of smoking cessation contests: an exploration of determinants of successful quitting
    Liesbeth van Osch
    Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 24:54-63. 2009
    ..Although non-exhaustive, implementation of the results and recommendations discussed in this study could lead to an increased use, appreciation and efficacy of future smoking cessation campaigns...
  12. doi request reprint Dynamics of adolescent friendship networks and smoking behavior: social network analyses in six European countries
    Liesbeth Mercken
    Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 69:1506-14. 2009
    ..Prevention programs need to address aspects that drive peer selection, and reinforce non-smoking attitudes in adolescents...
  13. pmc Comparative impact of smoke-free legislation on smoking cessation in three European countries
    Gera E Nagelhout
    Maastricht University, Caphri, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 22:4-9. 2012
    ..This study aimed to examine the impact of comprehensive smoke-free workplace legislation in Ireland and England, and partial hospitality industry legislation in the Netherlands on quit attempts and quit success...
  14. doi request reprint The formation of specific action plans can enhance sun protection behavior in motivated parents
    Liesbeth van Osch
    Care and Public Health Research Institute, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 47:127-32. 2008
    ..To determine whether formulating specific plans with regard to sunscreen use can influence parental sun protection behavior (i.e., applying sunscreen to their child)...
  15. doi request reprint Single-item and multiple-item measures of adherence to public health behavior guidelines were incongruent
    Hilde M van Keulen
    Department of Health Promotion, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:75-84. 2010
    ..We examined adherence rates to single and combinations of Dutch public health guidelines for these behaviors by comparing and combining two self-report measurements...
  16. doi request reprint The PAS study: a randomized controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of a web-based multiple tailored smoking cessation programme and tailored counselling by practice nurses
    Eline S Smit
    Department of Health Promotion, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Contemp Clin Trials 31:251-8. 2010
    ..PAS (Personal Advice in Stopping smoking) combines two of the most effective smoking cessation interventions: multiple computer tailoring and tailored counselling by a practice nurse in the general practice...
  17. ncbi request reprint Nurse adherence to a minimal-contact smoking cessation intervention on cardiac wards
    Dewi Segaar
    Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Res Nurs Health 30:429-44. 2007
    ..Adherence was most likely if nurses consistently used an intervention card, perceived advantages of the intervention, had other nurses around them who used it, and had been involved in decision-making...
  18. ncbi request reprint Determinants of smoking among adolescents in the Southern Cape-Karoo region, South Africa
    Saadhna Panday
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Health Promot Int 22:207-17. 2007
    ..Although there are more common than unique determinants of smoking among South African adolescents, further research is needed to understand the influence of differing social, economic and cultural contexts on smoking onset...
  19. 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...
  20. pmc Are the stages of change relevant for the development and implementation of a web-based tailored alcohol intervention? A cross-sectional study
    Daniela N Schulz
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:360. 2012
    ..Our aim is to identify the potential relevance of the application of the stages of change concept in the development and implementation of alcohol interventions...
  21. doi request reprint The role of risk perception in explaining parental sunscreen use
    Hein de Vries
    Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Health 27:1342-58. 2012
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  22. doi request reprint The population impact of smoke-free workplace and hospitality industry legislation on smoking behaviour. Findings from a national population survey
    Gera E Nagelhout
    Maastricht University Caphri, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Addiction 106:816-23. 2011
    ..To study the impact of implementing smoke-free workplace and hospitality industry legislation on smoking behaviour...
  23. doi request reprint Alerting the general population to genetic risks: the value of health messages communicating the existence of genetic risk factors for public health promotion
    Chris M R Smerecnik
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Health Psychol 28:734-45. 2009
    ..However, there is a lack of evidence-based insight into its impact on individuals who were unaware of the existence of genetic risk factors at the moment of information exposure...
  24. ncbi request reprint Predictors of smoking stage transitions for adolescent boys and girls
    Ciska Hoving
    Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 44:485-9. 2007
    ..To show whether predictors differed between genders, analyses were run for boys and girls separately...
  25. doi request reprint Smoking-based selection and influence in gender-segregated friendship networks: a social network analysis of adolescent smoking
    Liesbeth Mercken
    Care and Public Health Research Institute Caphri, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Addiction 105:1280-9. 2010
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Gender differences regarding the alcohol-tobacco relationship among Romanian adolescents--a longitudinal study
    Lucia M Lotrean
    Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Science FHML, Maastricht University, Care and Public Health Research Institute Caphri, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 19:285-9. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to assess cross-sectional and prospective relations between alcohol and tobacco use among Romanian adolescents, giving special attention to possible gender differences...
  27. doi request reprint Thinking versus feeling: differentiating between cognitive and affective components of perceived cancer risk
    Eva Janssen
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Health 27:767-83. 2012
    ..Since affective likelihood might be a better predictor of health behaviour than the commonly used cognitive operationalisation, both dimensions should be considered in future research...
  28. doi request reprint The influence of narrative risk communication on feelings of cancer risk
    Eva Janssen
    Department of Health Promotion, School Caphri, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Br J Health Psychol 18:407-19. 2013
    ..The aim of this experimental study was to compare the effects of narrative and non-narrative risk communication about sunbed use on ease of imagination and feelings of cancer risk...
  29. pmc Periodic email prompts to re-use an internet-delivered computer-tailored lifestyle program: influence of prompt content and timing
    Francine Schneider
    Caphri, Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 15:e23. 2013
    ..Adherence to Internet-delivered lifestyle interventions using multiple tailoring is suboptimal. Therefore, it is essential to invest in proactive strategies, such as periodic email prompts, to boost re-use of the intervention...
  30. doi request reprint Factors influencing Dutch practice nurses' intention to adopt a new smoking cessation intervention
    Lisa Leitlein
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Adv Nurs 68:2185-94. 2012
    ..This article is a report of a study that aimed to identify factors influencing practice nurses' and nurse practitioners' intention to adopt a new smoking cessation intervention...
  31. doi request reprint Measuring risk perceptions of skin cancer: reliability and validity of different operationalizations
    Eva Janssen
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Br J Health Psychol 16:92-112. 2011
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  32. pmc Optimizing diffusion of an online computer tailored lifestyle program: a study protocol
    Francine Schneider
    CAPHRI Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, P, O, Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:480. 2011
    ..The present project attempts to optimize the dissemination process of a new online computer tailored generic lifestyle program by carefully studying the adoption process and developing a strategy to achieve sustained use of the program...
  33. pmc Preventing smoking relapse via Web-based computer-tailored feedback: a randomized controlled trial
    Iman Elfeddali
    Department of Health Promotion, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 14:e109. 2012
    ..The Stay Quit for You (SQ4U) study compared two Web-based computer-tailored smoking relapse prevention programs with different types of planning strategies versus a control group...
  34. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of smoking in "smoke-free" bars. Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Europe Surveys
    Gera E Nagelhout
    Maastricht University, Caphri, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 72:1643-51. 2011
    ..The results indicate the need for strong comprehensive smoke-free legislation without exceptions. This should be accompanied by educational campaigns in which the public health rationale for the legislation is clearly explained...
  35. ncbi request reprint Relapse prevention in a national smoking cessation contest: effects of coping planning
    Liesbeth van Osch
    Care and Public Health Research Institute, Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Br J Health Psychol 13:525-35. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the efficacy of a brief coping planning intervention to prevent smoking relapse in the context of a national smoking cessation contest ('Quit & Win')...
  36. doi request reprint Some signals cannot wait: effects of a national campaign on early detection of cancer among Dutch adults (>55 years)
    Astrid Reubsaet
    Care and Public Health Research Institute, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol 33:194-200. 2009
    ..Further, the campaign was evaluated on recall and recognition and the various campaign components were evaluated...
  37. doi request reprint Efficacy of a single computer-tailored e-mail for smoking cessation: results after 6 months
    Fam te Poel
    Care School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 24:930-40. 2009
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  38. pmc The influence of user characteristics and a periodic email prompt on exposure to an internet-delivered computer-tailored lifestyle program
    Francine Schneider
    Caphri, Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 14:e40. 2012
    ..Actual exposure to CT interventions is not living up to its high expectations, as only a (limited) proportion of the target group is actually using these programs...
  39. doi request reprint Understanding smokers' motivations to use evidence-based smoking cessation aids
    Roy A Willems
    Department of Health Promotion, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:167-76. 2013
    ..However, use of SCA in the Netherlands is particularly low. This study examined determinants of intention to use SCA in smokers willing to quit...
  40. doi request reprint Understanding the positive effects of graphical risk information on comprehension: measuring attention directed to written, tabular, and graphical risk information
    Chris M R Smerecnik
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Risk Anal 30:1387-98. 2010
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  41. doi request reprint Electronic monitoring and health promotion: an evaluation of the E-MOVO Web site by adolescents
    Jascha De Nooijer
    Department of Health Education romotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 23:382-91. 2008
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  42. pmc Vitalum study design: RCT evaluating the efficacy of tailored print communication and telephone motivational interviewing on multiple health behaviors
    Hilde M van Keulen
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:216. 2008
    ..The Vitalum project aims to compare the efficacy of these techniques in improving the health behaviors of adults aged 45-70. This paper describes the design of the Vitalum study...
  43. doi request reprint The influence of newspaper coverage and a media campaign on smokers' support for smoke-free bars and restaurants and on secondhand smoke harm awareness: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands Survey
    Gera E Nagelhout
    Department of Health Promotion, Caphri, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Tob Control 21:24-9. 2012
    ..To assess the influence of newspaper coverage and a media campaign about Dutch smoke-free legislation on smokers' support for smoke-free bars and restaurants and on secondhand smoke (SHS) harm awareness...
  44. doi request reprint An empirical test of the materialist framework for understanding the general population's reaction to nonpersonalized genetic health messages
    Chris M R Smerecnik
    School for Public Health and Primary Care, Department of Health Promotion, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Health Commun 16:550-62. 2011
    ..The authors' findings support the validity of the materialist framework for understanding laypeople's knowledge of genetics. On the basis of the results, several implications were deduced for public education of genetics...
  45. pmc Program completion of a web-based tailored lifestyle intervention for adults: differences between a sequential and a simultaneous approach
    Daniela N Schulz
    CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 14:e26. 2012
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  46. doi request reprint Skin self-examination of persons from families with familial atypical multiple mole melanoma (FAMMM)
    Ilse Mesters
    Department of Health Education, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 75:251-5. 2009
    ..The aim is to examine motivational differences between (a) melanoma-prone persons who perform SSE once every 2-3 months, and (b) melanoma-prone persons with a lower SSE frequency...
  47. doi request reprint Genetic health messages in the mass media: do the general public perceive non-personalized genetic health message as personally relevant?
    Chris M R Smerecnik
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Br J Health Psychol 15:941-56. 2010
    ..We examined whether the general public accepted genetic health messages and viewed them personally relevant in promoting their preventive behaviour...
  48. doi request reprint Personality and parenting style in parents of adolescents
    Rose M E Huver
    Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Adolesc 33:395-402. 2010
    ..Conscientiousness and openness did not relate to general parenting, but might be associated with more content-specific acts of parenting...
  49. pmc Testing a Dutch web-based tailored lifestyle programme among adults: a study protocol
    Daniela N Schulz
    Department of Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:108. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to test and compare the effectiveness of two different tailoring strategies for changing lifestyle compared to a control group using a multiple health behaviour web-based approach...
  50. pmc Cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of Internet-based computer tailoring for smoking cessation
    Eline Suzanne Smit
    CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 15:e57. 2013
    ..Although effective smoking cessation interventions exist, information is limited about their cost-effectiveness and cost-utility...
  51. doi request reprint Self-efficacy moderates message-framing effects: The case of skin-cancer detection
    Jonathan Van 't Riet
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Health 25:339-49. 2010
    ..In addition, our results suggest that health promoting messages can be framed to match recipients' self-efficacy levels...
  52. pmc The SMILE study: a study of medical information and lifestyles in Eindhoven, the rationale and contents of a large prospective dynamic cohort study
    Marjan Van den Akker
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:19. 2008
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  53. doi request reprint Are smokers interested in genetic testing for smoking addiction? A socio-cognitive approach
    Chris Smerecnik
    Department of Health Promotion, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Health 26:1099-112. 2011
    ..Socio-cognitive concepts such as susceptibility, severity, response efficacy and self-efficacy may be used to inform or educate smokers about the value of genetically tailored smoking cessation treatments...
  54. ncbi request reprint Disentangling social selection and social influence effects on adolescent smoking: the importance of reciprocity in friendships
    Liesbeth Mercken
    Care and Public Heath research Institute, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Addiction 102:1483-92. 2007
    ..A new social selection-social influence model is proposed...
  55. doi request reprint Intended coping responses to cancer symptoms in healthy adults: the roles of symptom knowledge, detection behavior, and perceived threat
    Robert A C Ruiter
    Department of Work and Social Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:818-26. 2008
    ..In addition, we were interested in the extent to which these effects are driven by heightened perceptions of threat...
  56. ncbi request reprint Is parenting style a context for smoking-specific parenting practices?
    Rose M E Huver
    Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:116-25. 2007
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Social influence and selection effects in the context of smoking behavior: changes during early and mid adolescence
    Liesbeth Mercken
    Care and Public Health Research Institute Caphri, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Psychol 28:73-82. 2009
    ..This article examined the contribution of selection and influence processes in smoking behavior similarity among friends, and changes in these processes during early and mid adolescence...
  58. pmc A web-based computer-tailored smoking prevention programme for primary school children: intervention design and study protocol
    Henricus Paul Cremers
    Department of Health Promotion, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200, MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:277. 2012
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  59. doi request reprint Influence of recruitment strategy on the reach and effect of a web-based multiple tailored smoking cessation intervention among Dutch adult smokers
    Eline Suzanne Smit
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 27:191-9. 2012
    ..The choice for a particular recruitment strategy appeared to determine the number and type of smokers recruited and might consequently influence the intervention's potential public health impact...
  60. pmc Identifying factors for optimal development of health-related websites: a delphi study among experts and potential future users
    Francine Schneider
    Caphri, Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 14:e18. 2012
    ..However, suboptimal levels of program use in the target population limit the public health impact of these programs. Optimizing program development is considered as one of the main processes to increase usage rates...
  61. ncbi request reprint Effect of recruitment method and setting on the composition of samples consisting of adult smokers
    Ciska Hoving
    University of Maastricht, Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 65:79-86. 2007
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  62. pmc Cost-effectiveness of tailored print communication, telephone motivational interviewing, and a combination of the two: results of an economic evaluation alongside the Vitalum randomized controlled trial
    Hilde M van Keulen
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:64. 2010
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  63. ncbi request reprint Skin cancer prevention behaviours during summer holidays in 14 and 18-year-old Belgian adolescents
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Education, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:431-8. 2006
    ..The risks of sunbed use should be communicated clearly to older adolescents. Hence, these two groups need to receive high priority for cancer prevention activities in Belgium...
  64. ncbi request reprint Access point analysis in smoking and nonsmoking adolescents: findings from the European Smoking Prevention Framework Approach study
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Education, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:257-65. 2007
    ..Additional strategies for settings with less supervision need to be developed as they attract more smoking adolescents and older nonsmoking adolescents...
  65. doi request reprint Age and educational inequalities in smoking cessation due to three population-level tobacco control interventions: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands Survey
    Gera E Nagelhout
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University Caphri, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 28:83-91. 2013
    ..Larger tax increases, stronger smoke-free legislation and media campaigns about the dangers of (second-hand) smoking are needed in the Netherlands...
  66. ncbi request reprint Passive cancer detection and medical help seeking for cancer symptoms: (in)adequate behavior and psychosocial determinants
    Liesbeth van Osch
    aDepartment of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht bFaculty of Psychology, Open University Netherlands, Heerlen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:266-74. 2007
    ..The effectiveness of these efforts may benefit from considering the distinct sets of determinants of passive detection behavior and medical help seeking...
  67. ncbi request reprint Clusters of lifestyle behaviors: results from the Dutch SMILE study
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 46:203-8. 2008
    ..This study aimed to identify differences and similarities in health behavior clusters for respondents with different educational backgrounds...
  68. ncbi request reprint Reasons for non-attendance in cervical cancer screening programmes: an application of the Integrated Model for Behavioural Change
    Theresia Knops-Dullens
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:436-45. 2007
    ..To improve the I-change model, further research is recommended to explore the relationship between ambivalence and intention...
  69. pmc Effectiveness of a Web-based multiple tailored smoking cessation program: a randomized controlled trial among Dutch adult smokers
    Eline Suzanne Smit
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 14:e82. 2012
    ..However, such a smoking cessation program has yet to be developed and implemented in The Netherlands...
  70. pmc Study protocol of a Dutch smoking cessation e-health program
    Nicola E Stanczyk
    Department of Health Promotion, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:847. 2011
    ..The two programs differ only in the mode of delivery (video- versus text-based messages). The paper aims to describe the development and design of the two computer-tailored programs...
  71. ncbi request reprint Nicotine dependence and withdrawal symptoms among occasional smokers
    Saadhna Panday
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Adolesc Health 40:144-50. 2007
    ..This study describes the levels of nicotine dependence, withdrawal symptoms, depressive mood, and risk behavior reported by male and female weekly and monthly adolescent smokers in South Africa...
  72. pmc Knowledge, attitudes and preferences regarding genetic testing for smoking cessation. A cross-sectional survey among Dutch smokers
    Marieke Quaak
    Department of Toxicology, Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht NUTRIM, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMJ Open 2:e000321. 2012
    ..Furthermore, smokers allocate their GPs a crucial role in the provision of information and the delivery of a genetic test for smoking; however, it is unclear whether GPs will be able and willing to take on this role...
  73. doi request reprint A systematic review of the impact of genetic counseling on risk perception accuracy
    Chris M R Smerecnik
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Genet Couns 18:217-28. 2009
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