W W van den Broek

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Efficacy of venlafaxine compared with tricyclic antidepressants in depressive disorder: a meta-analysis
    W W van den Broek
    Department of Psychiatry, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychopharmacol 23:708-13. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint [Beta-blockers and electroconvulsive therapy: a review]
    W W van den Broek
    Afdeling Psychiatrie, Erasmus MC, Postbus 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 50:205-15. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Imipramine is effective in preventing relapse in electroconvulsive therapy-responsive depressed inpatients with prior pharmacotherapy treatment failure: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Walter W van den Broek
    Department of Psychiatry, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:263-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint [The practice guideline 'Depressive disorder' (first revision) from the Dutch College of General Practitioners; a response from the perspective of psychiatry]
    W W van den Broek
    Erasmus Medisch Centrum, afd Psychiatrie, Postbus 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:509-10. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint A double-blind randomized study comparing imipramine with fluvoxamine in depressed inpatients
    Walter W van den Broek
    Department of Psychiatry, Erasmus Medical Centre, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 175:481-6. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of antidepressant medication resistance on short-term response to electroconvulsive therapy
    Walter W van den Broek
    Department of Psychiatry, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 24:400-3. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence of trait anxiety in a sample of depressed inpatients and its influence on response to antidepressants
    W T C J Heijnen
    Department of Psychiatry, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychopharmacol 24:559-63. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Treatment of unipolar psychotic depression: a randomized, double-blind study comparing imipramine, venlafaxine, and venlafaxine plus quetiapine
    J Wijkstra
    Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 121:190-200. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Influence of gender and menopausal status on antidepressant treatment response in depressed inpatients
    M Vermeiden
    Department of Psychiatry, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychopharmacol 24:497-502. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Trait anxiety and the effect of a single high dose of diazepam in unipolar depression
    J A Bruijn
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychiatr Res 35:331-7. 2001

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Efficacy of venlafaxine compared with tricyclic antidepressants in depressive disorder: a meta-analysis
    W W van den Broek
    Department of Psychiatry, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychopharmacol 23:708-13. 2009
    ..In our opinion, because of the heterogeneity of the odds ratios, one cannot conclude that they are of equal efficacy...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Beta-blockers and electroconvulsive therapy: a review]
    W W van den Broek
    Afdeling Psychiatrie, Erasmus MC, Postbus 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 50:205-15. 2008
    ..When patients with cardiovascular disorders undergo electroconvulsive therapy (ect) they sometimes have to be treated for tachycardia and high blood pressure...
  3. ncbi request reprint Imipramine is effective in preventing relapse in electroconvulsive therapy-responsive depressed inpatients with prior pharmacotherapy treatment failure: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Walter W van den Broek
    Department of Psychiatry, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:263-8. 2006
    ..To compare the efficacy of imipramine versus placebo in preventing relapse after successful electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in depressive inpatients with pharmacotherapy treatment failure prior to ECT...
  4. ncbi request reprint [The practice guideline 'Depressive disorder' (first revision) from the Dutch College of General Practitioners; a response from the perspective of psychiatry]
    W W van den Broek
    Erasmus Medisch Centrum, afd Psychiatrie, Postbus 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:509-10. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint A double-blind randomized study comparing imipramine with fluvoxamine in depressed inpatients
    Walter W van den Broek
    Department of Psychiatry, Erasmus Medical Centre, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 175:481-6. 2004
    ..To compare the efficacy of imipramine and fluvoxamine in inpatients from two centers suffering from a depressive disorder according to DSM IV criteria...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of antidepressant medication resistance on short-term response to electroconvulsive therapy
    Walter W van den Broek
    Department of Psychiatry, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 24:400-3. 2004
    ..In contrast to earlier research, medication resistance does not influence short-term response to subsequent ECT and it can still be of considerable efficacy...
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence of trait anxiety in a sample of depressed inpatients and its influence on response to antidepressants
    W T C J Heijnen
    Department of Psychiatry, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychopharmacol 24:559-63. 2010
    ..Although a positive DT is correlated with a high level of trait anxiety, no differences in depressive symptomatology and antidepressant response were found between patients with a positive and a negative DT...
  8. doi request reprint Treatment of unipolar psychotic depression: a randomized, double-blind study comparing imipramine, venlafaxine, and venlafaxine plus quetiapine
    J Wijkstra
    Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 121:190-200. 2010
    ..It remains unclear whether unipolar psychotic depression should be treated with an antidepressant and an antipsychotic or with an antidepressant alone...
  9. doi request reprint Influence of gender and menopausal status on antidepressant treatment response in depressed inpatients
    M Vermeiden
    Department of Psychiatry, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychopharmacol 24:497-502. 2010
    ..66, P = 0.027). In depressed inpatients, men respond more favorably to imipramine than to fluvoxamine. Premenopausal women respond more frequently to fluvoxamine than men...
  10. ncbi request reprint Trait anxiety and the effect of a single high dose of diazepam in unipolar depression
    J A Bruijn
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychiatr Res 35:331-7. 2001
    ..The opposite response to the diazepam test in patients with a different history of trait anxiety in spite of similar depressive symptomatology suggests differences in underlying pathophysiologic mechanisms...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of electroconvulsive therapy on biopterin and large neutral amino acids in severe, medication-resistant depression
    R Hoekstra
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Rotterdam Dijkzigt, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 103:115-23. 2001
    ....
  12. doi request reprint The course of depressive symptoms in unipolar depressive disorder during electroconvulsive therapy: a latent class analysis
    S Cinar
    Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen Centre for Evidence Based Practice, Department of Psychiatry, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 124:141-7. 2010
    ..Research examining the course of depressive symptoms during electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is relatively scarce...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of imipramine, fluvoxamine and depressive mood on autonomic cardiac functioning in major depressive disorder
    A C Volkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pharmacopsychiatry 37:18-25. 2004
    ..We studied the effects of two different types of antidepressant treatments (imipramine and fluvoxamine), in addition to the effect of depressive mood, on the cardiovascular system in depressed patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Treatment of mood-congruent psychotic depression with imipramine
    J A Bruijn
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Rotterdam, P.O. Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 66:165-74. 2001
    ..LIMITATIONS: Our sample size was modest. This fact may caution against generalisation of the results...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Comparison of the effectiveness of two treatment strategies in inpatients with a depressive disorder. A double-blind study of imipramine followed by lithium addition versus fluvoxamine followed by lithium addition]
    T K Birkenhäger
    Afdeling Psychiatrie, Erasmus MC te Rotterdam
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 48:271-81. 2006
    ..There is still uncertainty regarding the best treatment optionfor depressed inpatients and the best strategy to follow if patient response is insufficient...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Reaction to 'Is it advisable to combine electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) with psychotropics?']
    W W van den Broek
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 50:243-4; author reply 244-5. 2008