Peter G van der Velden

Summary

Affiliation: Institute for Psychotrauma
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Disaster exposure as a risk factor for mental health problems, eighteen months, four and ten years post-disaster--a longitudinal study
    Bellis van den Berg
    Regioplan Policy Research, Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 35, Amsterdam, Rd, 1012, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 12:147. 2012
  2. doi Mental health problems among search and rescue workers deployed in the Haïti earthquake 2010: a pre-post comparison
    Peter G van der Velden
    Institute for Psychotrauma, Diemen, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 198:100-5. 2012
  3. ncbi Post-disaster mental health problems and the utilization of mental health services: a four-year longitudinal comparative study
    Peter G van der Velden
    Institute for Psychotrauma, Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:279-88. 2006
  4. doi The independent predictive value of peritraumatic dissociation for PTSD symptomatology after type I trauma: a systematic review of prospective studies
    Peter G van der Velden
    Institute for Psychotrauma, Van Heemstraweg west 5, 5301 PA Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:1009-20. 2008
  5. ncbi Smoking as a risk factor for mental health disturbances after a disaster: a prospective comparative study
    Peter G van der Velden
    Institute for Psychotrauma, Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:87-92. 2007
  6. ncbi Correlates of mental health services utilization 18 months and almost 4 years postdisaster among adults with mental health problems
    Peter G van der Velden
    Institute for Psychotrauma IvP, Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
    J Trauma Stress 20:1029-39. 2007
  7. pmc Smoking predicts posttraumatic stress symptoms among rescue workers: a prospective study of ambulance personnel involved in the Enschede Fireworks Disaster
    Peter G van der Velden
    Institute for Psychotrauma IvP, Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
    Drug Alcohol Depend 94:267-71. 2008
  8. ncbi The association between dispositional optimism and mental health problems among disaster victims and a comparison group: a prospective study
    Peter G van der Velden
    Institute for Psychotrauma, Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 102:35-45. 2007
  9. ncbi The independent predictive value of peritraumatic dissociation for postdisaster intrusions, avoidance reactions, and PTSD symptom severity: a 4-year prospective study
    Peter G van der Velden
    Institute for Psychotrauma, Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
    J Trauma Stress 19:493-506. 2006
  10. pmc Use of mental health services among disaster survivors: predisposing factors
    Dirk Jan den Ouden
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:173. 2007

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Publications16

  1. pmc Disaster exposure as a risk factor for mental health problems, eighteen months, four and ten years post-disaster--a longitudinal study
    Bellis van den Berg
    Regioplan Policy Research, Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 35, Amsterdam, Rd, 1012, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 12:147. 2012
    ..e. a sum score of experiences and symptoms of distress and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  2. doi Mental health problems among search and rescue workers deployed in the Haïti earthquake 2010: a pre-post comparison
    Peter G van der Velden
    Institute for Psychotrauma, Diemen, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 198:100-5. 2012
    ..Findings suggest that post-disaster health problems may (partly) be prevented by enhancing or restoring protective factors...
  3. ncbi Post-disaster mental health problems and the utilization of mental health services: a four-year longitudinal comparative study
    Peter G van der Velden
    Institute for Psychotrauma, Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:279-88. 2006
    ..Results suggest that after a disaster survivors with mental health problems are less reluctant to use MHS than under normal circumstances...
  4. doi The independent predictive value of peritraumatic dissociation for PTSD symptomatology after type I trauma: a systematic review of prospective studies
    Peter G van der Velden
    Institute for Psychotrauma, Van Heemstraweg west 5, 5301 PA Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:1009-20. 2008
    ..Results indicate that initial mental health problems, among other factors, are better predictors of PTSD symptomatology than PD...
  5. ncbi Smoking as a risk factor for mental health disturbances after a disaster: a prospective comparative study
    Peter G van der Velden
    Institute for Psychotrauma, Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:87-92. 2007
    ..To assess whether smoking is a(n) (independent) risk factor for mental health problems among adult disaster victims and among a nonexposed comparison group...
  6. ncbi Correlates of mental health services utilization 18 months and almost 4 years postdisaster among adults with mental health problems
    Peter G van der Velden
    Institute for Psychotrauma IvP, Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
    J Trauma Stress 20:1029-39. 2007
    ..Receiving treatment at T2 was positively associated with receiving treatment at T3, as opposed to medium optimism at T2...
  7. pmc Smoking predicts posttraumatic stress symptoms among rescue workers: a prospective study of ambulance personnel involved in the Enschede Fireworks Disaster
    Peter G van der Velden
    Institute for Psychotrauma IvP, Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
    Drug Alcohol Depend 94:267-71. 2008
    ..Examining whether smoking is a risk factor for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms among rescue workers affected by a disaster...
  8. ncbi The association between dispositional optimism and mental health problems among disaster victims and a comparison group: a prospective study
    Peter G van der Velden
    Institute for Psychotrauma, Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 102:35-45. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi The independent predictive value of peritraumatic dissociation for postdisaster intrusions, avoidance reactions, and PTSD symptom severity: a 4-year prospective study
    Peter G van der Velden
    Institute for Psychotrauma, Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
    J Trauma Stress 19:493-506. 2006
    ..Results suggest that an early screening procedure for peritraumatic dissociation, which is aimed at identifying disaster victims who are at risk for long-term psychological disturbances can be omitted...
  10. pmc Use of mental health services among disaster survivors: predisposing factors
    Dirk Jan den Ouden
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:173. 2007
    ..This study examines predictors for mental health services (MHS) utilization among survivors of a man-made disaster in the Netherlands (May 2000)...
  11. pmc Selective attrition and bias in a longitudinal health survey among survivors of a disaster
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, A van Leeuwenhoeklaan 6, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:8. 2007
    ..Little is known about the response mechanisms among survivors of disasters. We studied the selective attrition and possible bias in a longitudinal study among survivors of a fireworks disaster...
  12. pmc Are physical symptoms among survivors of a disaster presented to the general practitioner? A comparison between self-reports and GP data
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:150. 2007
    ..e. were the symptoms related to a medical diagnosis or could they be labeled MUS?..
  13. ncbi The correspondence between persistent self-reported post-traumatic problems and general practitioners' reports after a major disaster
    Annelieke N Drogendijk
    Institute for Psychotrauma IvP, Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 37:193-202. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to analyse this correspondence and to identify the factors associated with GPs' detection of persistent psychological problems...
  14. doi Lack of perceived social support among immigrants after a disaster: comparative study
    Annelieke N Drogendijk
    Institute for Psychotrauma, Nienoord 5, 1112 XE, Diemen, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 198:317-22. 2011
    ..However, it is unclear to what extent these differences can be attributed to post-disaster mental health problems or whether they were present before the event...
  15. doi Acculturation and post-disaster mental health problems among affected and non-affected immigrants: a comparative study
    Annelieke N Drogendijk
    Institute for Psychotrauma, Diemen, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 138:485-9. 2012
    ..It is unknown to what extent acculturation among disaster-affected immigrants is associated with mental health problems (MHP) compared to non-affected immigrants...
  16. doi Persistent mental health disturbances during the 10 years after a disaster: four-wave longitudinal comparative study
    Peter G van der Velden
    INTERVICT, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 67:110-8. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine persistent mental health problems and to what extent disaster exposure predicts long-term persistent disturbances...