Albert F G Leentjens

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  1. ncbi Ethical issues concerning the recruitment of university students as research subjects
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Medical Centre, P O Box 5800, Maastricht, The Netherlands Electronic address
    J Psychosom Res 75:394-8. 2013
  2. doi Anxiety and motor fluctuations in Parkinson's disease: a cross-sectional observational study
    A F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:1084-8. 2012
  3. doi The role of dopamine agonists in the treatment of depression in patients with Parkinson's disease: a systematic review
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Drugs 71:273-86. 2011
  4. doi Anxiety rating scales in Parkinson's disease: a validation study of the Hamilton anxiety rating scale, the Beck anxiety inventory, and the hospital anxiety and depression scale
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 26:407-15. 2011
  5. doi Anxiety rating scales in Parkinson's disease: critique and recommendations
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 23:2015-25. 2008
  6. doi The role of the dopaminergic system in mood, motivation and cognition in Parkinson's disease: a double blind randomized placebo-controlled experimental challenge with pramipexole and methylphenidate
    Rosa L Drijgers
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Medical Centre, P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Sci 320:121-6. 2012
  7. pmc Modeling depression in Parkinson disease: disease-specific and nonspecific risk factors
    Albert F G Leentjens
    From the Department of Psychiatry A F G L, A J H M, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht School for Mental Health and Neuroscience A F G L, A J H M, S K, Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands Neurology and Movement Disorders Unit K D, Lille University Medical Center, Lille, France Mental Health Care Line L M, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Administration Medical Center and Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX Alzheimer Disease Research Unit and CIBERNED P M M, Alzheimer Center Reina Sofia Foundation, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry I H R, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY and School of Psychiatry S E S, University of Western Australia and Fremantle Hospital, Fremantle, Australia
    Neurology 81:1036-43. 2013
  8. doi Symptomatology and markers of anxiety disorders in Parkinson's disease: a cross-sectional study
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 26:484-92. 2011
  9. doi Validation of diagnostic criteria for apathy in Parkinson's disease
    Rosa L Drijgers
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 16:656-60. 2010
  10. doi Pediatric illness severity measures predict delirium in a pediatric intensive care unit
    Jan N M Schieveld
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Crit Care Med 36:1933-6. 2008

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Publications35

  1. ncbi Ethical issues concerning the recruitment of university students as research subjects
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Medical Centre, P O Box 5800, Maastricht, The Netherlands Electronic address
    J Psychosom Res 75:394-8. 2013
    ..To discuss the ethical issues in the recruitment of university students as research subjects...
  2. doi Anxiety and motor fluctuations in Parkinson's disease: a cross-sectional observational study
    A F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:1084-8. 2012
    ..Some studies have suggested a relationship between anxiety and motor fluctuations in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  3. doi The role of dopamine agonists in the treatment of depression in patients with Parkinson's disease: a systematic review
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Drugs 71:273-86. 2011
    ..This strategy has the additional advantage of enabling the clinician to treat depressive symptoms independently of motor symptoms, thus avoiding potential complications of dopaminergic therapy...
  4. doi Anxiety rating scales in Parkinson's disease: a validation study of the Hamilton anxiety rating scale, the Beck anxiety inventory, and the hospital anxiety and depression scale
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 26:407-15. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the clinimetric properties of the Hamilton anxiety rating scale (HARS), the Beck anxiety inventory (BAI), and the hospital anxiety and depression scale (HADS) in PD patients...
  5. doi Anxiety rating scales in Parkinson's disease: critique and recommendations
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 23:2015-25. 2008
    ..If these studies show that the clinimetric properties of existing scales are inadequate, development of a new scale to assess anxiety in PD should be considered...
  6. doi The role of the dopaminergic system in mood, motivation and cognition in Parkinson's disease: a double blind randomized placebo-controlled experimental challenge with pramipexole and methylphenidate
    Rosa L Drijgers
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Medical Centre, P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Sci 320:121-6. 2012
    ..The acute effects of a methylphenidate challenge on anhedonia and vigor in PD patients make this drug an interesting choice for further studies of the treatment of mood and motivational disorders in this population...
  7. pmc Modeling depression in Parkinson disease: disease-specific and nonspecific risk factors
    Albert F G Leentjens
    From the Department of Psychiatry A F G L, A J H M, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht School for Mental Health and Neuroscience A F G L, A J H M, S K, Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands Neurology and Movement Disorders Unit K D, Lille University Medical Center, Lille, France Mental Health Care Line L M, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Administration Medical Center and Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX Alzheimer Disease Research Unit and CIBERNED P M M, Alzheimer Center Reina Sofia Foundation, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry I H R, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY and School of Psychiatry S E S, University of Western Australia and Fremantle Hospital, Fremantle, Australia
    Neurology 81:1036-43. 2013
    ..To construct a model for depression in Parkinson disease (PD) and to study the relative contribution of PD-specific and nonspecific risk factors to this model...
  8. doi Symptomatology and markers of anxiety disorders in Parkinson's disease: a cross-sectional study
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 26:484-92. 2011
    ..A first focus for research should therefore be the identification of clinically useful anxiety presentations and their validation in PD...
  9. doi Validation of diagnostic criteria for apathy in Parkinson's disease
    Rosa L Drijgers
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 16:656-60. 2010
    ..Research into apathy has been hampered by a lack of broadly accepted diagnostic criteria. Recently, diagnostic criteria for apathy in neuropsychiatric disorders have been proposed, which to date have not been validated in PD...
  10. doi Pediatric illness severity measures predict delirium in a pediatric intensive care unit
    Jan N M Schieveld
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Crit Care Med 36:1933-6. 2008
    ..Delirium in children is a serious but understudied neuropsychiatric disorder. So there is little to guide the clinician in terms of identifying those at risk...
  11. doi Neuroanatomical correlates of apathy in Parkinson's disease: A magnetic resonance imaging study using voxel-based morphometry
    Jennifer S A M Reijnders
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 25:2318-25. 2010
    ..Further studies addressing the pathogenesis of apathy are needed...
  12. ncbi Challenging the serotonergic system in Parkinson disease patients: effects on cognition, mood, and motor performance
    Bart Scholtissen
    Institute of Brain and Behaviour, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Clin Neuropharmacol 29:276-85. 2006
    ..Multiple neurotransmitter systems, including the serotonergic system, are involved in the pathophysiology of this disease. The exact role of the serotonergic system in PD is still unclear...
  13. doi Assessment of depression in Parkinson's disease: the contribution of somatic symptoms to the clinimetric performance of the Hamilton and Montgomery-Asberg rating scales
    Jennifer S A M Reijnders
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Medical Centre, AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 68:561-5. 2010
    ..To assess the influence of somatic symptoms of the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAMD) and Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) on the clinimetric performance of these scales in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  14. doi Can we increase adherence to treatment recommendations of the consultation psychiatrist working in a general hospital? A systematic review
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Maastricht University Medical Center, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 68:303-9. 2010
    ..Adherence to advice given by the consultation-liaison (CL) psychiatrist is a prerequisite for the effectiveness and success of psychiatric consultation. It is unknown which factors are associated with better adherence to advice...
  15. doi A comparison of the phenomenology of pediatric, adult, and geriatric delirium
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Maastricht, P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 64:219-23. 2008
    ..The phenomenology of delirium in childhood is understudied...
  16. doi Neuropsychological correlates of apathy in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease: the role of executive functioning
    Rosa L Drijgers
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, School for Mental Health and Neuroscience Alzheimer Center Limburg, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:1327-33. 2011
    ..The aim of the current study was to examine the association between apathy and neuropsychological functioning in patients with MCI and AD...
  17. doi The guideline "consultation psychiatry" of the Netherlands Psychiatric Association
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 66:531-5. 2009
    ..In 2008, the Netherlands Psychiatric Association authorized a guideline "consultation psychiatry."..
  18. ncbi The effect of pramipexole on mood and motivational symptoms in Parkinson's disease: a meta-analysis of placebo-controlled studies
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Clin Ther 31:89-98. 2009
    ..Mood and motivational symptoms have been reported in up to 35% and 51%, respectively, of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). Preliminary evidence indicates that pramipexole may have a positive effect on these symptoms...
  19. doi Pharmacological treatment of apathy in neurodegenerative diseases: a systematic review
    Rosa L Drijgers
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 28:13-22. 2009
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of pharmacological treatment of apathy in patients with neurodegenerative diseases...
  20. doi Apathy and anhedonia rating scales in Parkinson's disease: critique and recommendations
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 23:2004-14. 2008
    ..For the assessment of anhedonia, only the SHAPS meets the criteria of "Suggested." Information on the validity of apathy and anhedonia scales is limited because of the lack of consensus on diagnostic criteria for these conditions...
  21. ncbi The advanced training course in CL psychiatry of the Section of General Hospital Psychiatry of the Dutch Psychiatric Association
    Jolien P Tuijl
    Department of Psychiatry, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 63:455-6. 2007
  22. ncbi General and disease-specific risk factors for depression after ischemic stroke: a two-step Cox regression analysis
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, the NetherlandsInstitute of Brain and Behavior, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Int Psychogeriatr 18:739-48. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether general risk factors for major depressive disorder (MDD) in the community are also risk factors for PSD, and to identify additional, stroke-related risk factors...
  23. ncbi Reprint of: Psychosomatic medicine and consultation-liaison psychiatry: scope of practice, processes, and competencies for psychiatrists working in the field of CL psychiatry or psychosomatics. A consensus statement of the European Association of Consulta
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 70:486-91. 2011
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  24. pmc Pediatric delirium in critical illness: phenomenology, clinical correlates and treatment response in 40 cases in the pediatric intensive care unit
    Jan N M Schieveld
    University Hospital Maastricht, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, 5800, 6202, AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 33:1033-40. 2007
    ..To study the phenomenology, clinical correlates, and response to treatment of delirium in critically ill children in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU)...
  25. ncbi A systematic review of prevalence studies of depression in Parkinson's disease
    Jennifer S A M Reijnders
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 23:183-9; quiz 313. 2008
    ..This systematic review suggests that the average prevalence of major depressive disorder in PD is substantial, but lower than generally assumed...
  26. doi Psychosomatic medicine and consultation-liaison psychiatry: scope of practice, processes, and competencies for psychiatrists working in the field of CL psychiatry or psychosomatics. [corrected] A consensus statement of the European Association of Consulta
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychosomatics 52:19-25. 2011
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  27. ncbi The serotonergic hypothesis for depression in Parkinson's disease: an experimental approach
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychopharmacology 31:1009-15. 2006
    ..We could find no evidence of a specific serotonergic vulnerability of PD patients for depression. Therefore, our results do not support the serotonergic hypothesis for depression in PD...
  28. ncbi Depression in Parkinson's disease: conceptual issues and clinical challenges
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ, The Netherlands
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 17:120-6. 2004
    ..Moreover, the partially shared pathophysiology may make it difficult to treat depressive symptoms without influencing motor or cognitive function...
  29. ncbi Changes in 5-HT2A receptor expression in untreated, de novo patients with Parkinson's disease
    Maartje Melse
    Department of Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands Department of Neurosurgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Parkinsons Dis 4:283-7. 2014
    ..Serotonin (5-HT) has long been implied in the pathophysiology of Parkinson's disease (PD). In addition, the 5-HT2A receptor is associated with the regulation of motor function and mood...
  30. ncbi A survey of delirium guidelines in Europe
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 61:123-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the existence and content of delirium guidelines of the national psychiatric associations in Europe...
  31. ncbi Higher incidence of depression preceding the onset of Parkinson's disease: a register study
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 18:414-8. 2003
    ..4 (95% CI: 2.1-2.7). We concluded that the higher incidence of depression in patients who were later diagnosed with PD supports the hypothesis of there being a biological risk factor for depression in these patients...
  32. ncbi The sensitivity of somatic symptoms in post-stroke depression: a discriminant analytic approach
    Liesbeth de Coster
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:358-62. 2005
    ..Somatic and neurocognitive symptoms of depression may overlap with the physical symptoms of stroke, and thus make the diagnosis of post-stroke depression difficult...
  33. doi Neuromodulation in psychiatric disorders
    Yasin Temel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int Rev Neurobiol 107:283-314. 2012
    ..Here, we review the clinical data on neuromodulation in the major psychiatric disorders. Relevant data from animal models will also be discussed to explain the neurobiological basis of the therapy...
  34. ncbi Delirium in severely ill young children in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU)
    Jan N M Schieveld
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:392-4; discussion 395. 2005
  35. ncbi General hospital psychiatry in the Netherlands
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Section of General Hospital Psychiatry of the Dutch Psychiatric Association, Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 59:453-4. 2005