Marcel G Smits

Summary

Affiliation: Gelderse Vallei Hospital
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Melatonin improves health status and sleep in children with idiopathic chronic sleep-onset insomnia: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Marcel G Smits
    Sleep Centre, Hospital Gelderse Vallei, Willy Brandtlaan 10, Box 9025, 6710 HN Ede, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:1286-93. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Automated genomic DNA extraction from saliva using the QIAxtractor
    Henry Keijzer
    Department of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Gelderse Vallei Hospital, Ede, The Netherlands
    Clin Chem Lab Med 48:641-3. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of melatonin on sleep, behavior, and cognition in ADHD and chronic sleep-onset insomnia
    Kristiaan B Van der Heijden
    Epilepsy Center Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:233-41. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Prediction of melatonin efficacy by pretreatment dim light melatonin onset in children with idiopathic chronic sleep onset insomnia
    Kristiaan B Van der Heijden
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Sleep Res 14:187-94. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic chronic sleep onset insomnia in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a circadian rhythm sleep disorder
    Kristiaan B Van der Heijden
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Chronobiol Int 22:559-70. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Sleep hygiene and actigraphically evaluated sleep characteristics in children with ADHD and chronic sleep onset insomnia
    Kristiaan B Van der Heijden
    Department of Behavioural Research and Clinical Neuropsychology, Centre for Sleep and Wake Disorders, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    J Sleep Res 15:55-62. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Melatonin for chronic insomnia in Angelman syndrome: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Wiebe Braam
    Heeren Loo Zuid Veluwe, Ede, The Netherlands
    J Child Neurol 23:649-54. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Melatonin improves health status and sleep in children with idiopathic chronic sleep-onset insomnia: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Marcel G Smits
    Sleep Centre, Hospital Gelderse Vallei, Willy Brandtlaan 10, Box 9025, 6710 HN Ede, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:1286-93. 2003
    ..To investigate the effect of melatonin treatment on health status and sleep in children with idiopathic sleep-onset insomnia...
  2. doi request reprint Automated genomic DNA extraction from saliva using the QIAxtractor
    Henry Keijzer
    Department of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Gelderse Vallei Hospital, Ede, The Netherlands
    Clin Chem Lab Med 48:641-3. 2010
    ..However, extracting DNA from Salivettes is very laborious and time consuming. Therefore, we developed a protocol for automated genomic DNA extraction from saliva collected in Salivette using the QIAxtractor...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of melatonin on sleep, behavior, and cognition in ADHD and chronic sleep-onset insomnia
    Kristiaan B Van der Heijden
    Epilepsy Center Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:233-41. 2007
    ..To investigate the effect of melatonin treatment on sleep, behavior, cognition, and quality of life in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and chronic sleep onset insomnia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prediction of melatonin efficacy by pretreatment dim light melatonin onset in children with idiopathic chronic sleep onset insomnia
    Kristiaan B Van der Heijden
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Sleep Res 14:187-94. 2005
    ..40, P = 0.028]. The results suggest that in children with SOI, the efficacy of early evening melatonin to advance sleep onset and endogenous melatonin onset increases the later the pretreatment DLMO is...
  5. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic chronic sleep onset insomnia in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a circadian rhythm sleep disorder
    Kristiaan B Van der Heijden
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Chronobiol Int 22:559-70. 2005
    ..We conclude that children with ADHD and chronic idiopathic sleep-onset insomnia show a delayed sleep phase and delayed DLMO, compared with ADHD children without SOI...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sleep hygiene and actigraphically evaluated sleep characteristics in children with ADHD and chronic sleep onset insomnia
    Kristiaan B Van der Heijden
    Department of Behavioural Research and Clinical Neuropsychology, Centre for Sleep and Wake Disorders, Epilepsy Centre Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
    J Sleep Res 15:55-62. 2006
    ..0 +/- 10.6). We conclude that there were differences in sleep onset and sleep latency in ADHD children with chronic SOI and those without insomnia; however, sleep hygiene practices were similar and did not relate to sleep characteristics...
  7. doi request reprint Melatonin for chronic insomnia in Angelman syndrome: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Wiebe Braam
    Heeren Loo Zuid Veluwe, Ede, The Netherlands
    J Child Neurol 23:649-54. 2008
    ..1 to 1.6 nights a week, and increased endogenous salivary melatonin levels. Parents were satisfied with these results. Indications that melatonin dose in Angelman syndrome patients should be low, are discussed...