I Bramsen

Summary

Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a face-to-face psychosocial screening intervention for cancer patients: acceptance and effects on quality of life
    I Bramsen
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 70:61-8. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Wartime stressors and mental health symptoms as predictors of late-life mortality in World War II survivors
    Inge Bramsen
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 103:121-9. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Predeployment personality traits and exposure to trauma as predictors of posttraumatic stress symptoms: a prospective study of former peacekeepers
    I Bramsen
    Department of Medical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1115-9. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Consistency of self-reports of traumatic events in a population of Dutch peacekeepers: reason for optimism?
    I Bramsen
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Trauma Stress 14:733-40. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint The longitudinal course of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms among aging military veterans
    A J Dirkzwager
    Department of Medical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nerv Ment Dis 189:846-53. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint A cross-national study of posttraumatic stress disorder in Dutch-Australian immigrants
    W O den Velde
    Sint Lucas Andreas Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:919-28. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Attitudes towards reproductive issues and carrier testing among adult patients and parents of children with cystic fibrosis (CF)
    L Henneman
    Department of Clinical Genetics and Human Genetics, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Van der Boechorststraat 7, NL 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Prenat Diagn 21:1-9. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Cosmic transcendence and framework of meaning in life: patterns among older adults in the Netherlands
    Arjan W Braam
    Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S121-8. 2006
  9. pmc Epidemiological study air disaster in Amsterdam (ESADA): study design
    Pauline Slottje
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 5:54. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Secondary traumatization in Dutch couples of World War II survivors
    Inge Bramsen
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:241-5. 2002

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a face-to-face psychosocial screening intervention for cancer patients: acceptance and effects on quality of life
    I Bramsen
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 70:61-8. 2008
    ..An active yet unobtrusive approach was hypothesized to improve accessibility to psychosocial services...
  2. ncbi request reprint Wartime stressors and mental health symptoms as predictors of late-life mortality in World War II survivors
    Inge Bramsen
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 103:121-9. 2007
    ..The current study examines wartime stress in relation to late-life mortality among 1448 World War II survivors, and potential mediating effects of mental health symptoms that were assessed in 1992...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predeployment personality traits and exposure to trauma as predictors of posttraumatic stress symptoms: a prospective study of former peacekeepers
    I Bramsen
    Department of Medical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1115-9. 2000
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Consistency of self-reports of traumatic events in a population of Dutch peacekeepers: reason for optimism?
    I Bramsen
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Trauma Stress 14:733-40. 2001
    ..No increase in the number of reported events over time was found. Earlier findings raising doubts concerning the reliability and validity of self-report measures of exposure were not replicated in this sample of Dutch peacekeepers...
  5. ncbi request reprint The longitudinal course of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms among aging military veterans
    A J Dirkzwager
    Department of Medical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nerv Ment Dis 189:846-53. 2001
    ..In addition, PTSD caseness at one time point was associated with significantly elevated PTSD symptom severity at the time of no PTSD diagnosis. No evidence was found for an aggravation of PTSD due to stressors associated with aging...
  6. ncbi request reprint A cross-national study of posttraumatic stress disorder in Dutch-Australian immigrants
    W O den Velde
    Sint Lucas Andreas Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:919-28. 2000
    ..Immigrants had less support in terms of the social cohesion in their home country, but were not subjected to the same triggers of war-related intrusions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Attitudes towards reproductive issues and carrier testing among adult patients and parents of children with cystic fibrosis (CF)
    L Henneman
    Department of Clinical Genetics and Human Genetics, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Van der Boechorststraat 7, NL 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Prenat Diagn 21:1-9. 2001
    ..The results suggest that those most closely involved with CF will accept the reproductive choices of carrier couples identified in population screening programmes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cosmic transcendence and framework of meaning in life: patterns among older adults in the Netherlands
    Arjan W Braam
    Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S121-8. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine (a) how cosmic transcendence relates to having a framework of meaning in life and (b) whether religiousness and demographic characteristics influence possible relationships...
  9. pmc Epidemiological study air disaster in Amsterdam (ESADA): study design
    Pauline Slottje
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 5:54. 2005
    ..Starting in 2000, the Epidemiological Study Air Disaster in Amsterdam (ESADA) aimed to assess the long-term health effects of occupational exposure to this disaster on professional assistance workers...
  10. ncbi request reprint Secondary traumatization in Dutch couples of World War II survivors
    Inge Bramsen
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:241-5. 2002
    ..The results lend empirical support to the notion that posttraumatic stress reactions of both members of a couple are not independent from each other. Several explanations of the findings are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress in aging World War II survivors after a fireworks disaster: a controlled prospective study
    Inge Bramsen
    VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Trauma Stress 19:291-300. 2006
    ..This unique controlled observation suggests that disasters do increase the levels of posttraumatic stress, and that reactivation of previous traumatic events generally occurs. However, the vulnerability hypothesis was not supported...
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress of rescue workers eight and one-half years after professional involvement in the Amsterdam air disaster
    Anke B Witteveen
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine and Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:31-40. 2007
    ..The disasters' aftermath of rumors about potential health consequences due to toxic exposure likely contributed to the long-lasting psychological distress of some of the rescue workers as well...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of health care services by Afghan, Iranian, and Somali refugees and asylum seekers living in The Netherlands
    Annette A M Gerritsen
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 16:394-9. 2006
    ..The objective of this study is to estimate the use of health care services by refugees and asylum seekers and to identify determinants for this utilisation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Dimensionality of the posttraumatic stress response among police officers and fire fighters: an evaluation of two self-report scales
    Anke B Witteveen
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 141:213-28. 2006
    ..Compared with the IES, factors of the SRIP were, however, less discriminative from other symptoms of psychopathology. Replication in different traumatized or community samples is recommended...
  15. ncbi request reprint Physical and mental health of Afghan, Iranian and Somali asylum seekers and refugees living in the Netherlands
    Annette A M Gerritsen
    Dept of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Centre, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Room D433, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:18-26. 2006
    ..Although asylum seekers have been coming to the Netherlands since the 1980s, very few epidemiological studies have focused on this group of inhabitants or on the refugees who have resettled in this country...
  16. ncbi request reprint Utility of the impact of event scale in screening for posttraumatic stress disorder
    Anke B Witteveen
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Rep 97:297-308. 2005
    ..86 and a specificity of .69 were found at a cut-off value of 52. The authors conclude that careful use of the Impact of Event Scale as a screening measure for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder is warranted...
  17. pmc Health and health care utilisation among asylum seekers and refugees in the Netherlands: design of a study
    Annette A M Gerritsen
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Centre, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 4:7. 2004
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Offering preconceptional cystic fibrosis carrier couple screening in the absence of established preconceptional care services
    Lidewij Henneman
    Department of Clinical Genetics and Human Genetics, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, NL 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Community Genet 6:5-13. 2003
    ..To investigate the feasibility and acceptability of different modes of offering preconceptional carrier screening for cystic fibrosis (CF) in the absence of established preconceptional care services...
  19. ncbi request reprint Secondary traumatization in partners and parents of Dutch peacekeeping soldiers
    Anja J E Dirkzwager
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Fam Psychol 19:217-26. 2005
    ..No significant differences were found for parents. Thus, peacekeepers' stress reactions were related to various problems of their partners. A systemic approach to the treatment of persons with PTSD appears appropriate...