C Jonker

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Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Are memory complaints predictive for dementia? A review of clinical and population-based studies
    C Jonker
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:983-91. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Association between apolipoprotein E epsilon4 and the rate of cognitive decline in community-dwelling elderly individuals with and without dementia
    C Jonker
    Department of Psychiatry and the Institute of Extramural Health Research, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Neurol 55:1065-9. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint APOE-epsilon4 is associated with memory decline in cognitively impaired elderly
    M G Dik
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, and the Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit, The Netherlands
    Neurology 54:1492-7. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of anxiety and depression in the course of cognitive decline
    E J M Bierman
    Department of Psychiatry and EMGO Institute, VU Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 24:213-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Association between memory complaints and incident Alzheimer's disease in elderly people with normal baseline cognition
    M I Geerlings
    Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Psychiatry 156:531-7. 1999
  6. doi request reprint The effect of anxiety and depression on decline of memory function in Alzheimer's disease
    E J M Bierman
    Department of Psychiatry, EMGO Institute, VU Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:1142-7. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Serum inflammatory proteins and cognitive decline in older persons
    M G Dik
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 64:1371-7. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Homocysteine and inflammation: predictors of cognitive decline in older persons?
    T N Van den Kommer
    Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam and EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurobiol Aging 31:1700-9. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Stroke and apolipoprotein E epsilon4 are independent risk factors for cognitive decline: A population-based study
    M G Dik
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Stroke 31:2431-6. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Depression and risk of cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease. Results of two prospective community-based studies in The Netherlands
    M I Geerlings
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 176:568-75. 2000

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Are memory complaints predictive for dementia? A review of clinical and population-based studies
    C Jonker
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:983-91. 2000
    ..To review studies that have reported on the prevalence of memory complaints and the relationship between memory complaints and impairment or decline (dementia) in elderly individuals...
  2. ncbi request reprint Association between apolipoprotein E epsilon4 and the rate of cognitive decline in community-dwelling elderly individuals with and without dementia
    C Jonker
    Department of Psychiatry and the Institute of Extramural Health Research, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Neurol 55:1065-9. 1998
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint APOE-epsilon4 is associated with memory decline in cognitively impaired elderly
    M G Dik
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, and the Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit, The Netherlands
    Neurology 54:1492-7. 2000
    ..To investigate whether the association between APOE-epsilon4 and memory decline is modified by baseline cognition and age in a population-based elderly sample...
  4. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of anxiety and depression in the course of cognitive decline
    E J M Bierman
    Department of Psychiatry and EMGO Institute, VU Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 24:213-9. 2007
    ..The present study investigates anxiety and depression in different phases of cognitive decline...
  5. ncbi request reprint Association between memory complaints and incident Alzheimer's disease in elderly people with normal baseline cognition
    M I Geerlings
    Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Psychiatry 156:531-7. 1999
    ..Therefore, the authors hypothesized that memory complaints would predict incident Alzheimer's disease in elderly subjects with no signs of cognitive impairment...
  6. doi request reprint The effect of anxiety and depression on decline of memory function in Alzheimer's disease
    E J M Bierman
    Department of Psychiatry, EMGO Institute, VU Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:1142-7. 2009
    ..The present study investigated whether symptoms of anxiety and depression predict decline of memory function in elderly people diagnosed with early stage AD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Serum inflammatory proteins and cognitive decline in older persons
    M G Dik
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 64:1371-7. 2005
    ..To assess whether serum levels of the inflammatory proteins alpha(1)-antichymotrypsin (ACT), C-reactive protein (CRP), interleukin-6 (IL-6), and albumin are associated with cognitive decline in older persons...
  8. doi request reprint Homocysteine and inflammation: predictors of cognitive decline in older persons?
    T N Van den Kommer
    Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam and EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurobiol Aging 31:1700-9. 2010
    ..The results implicate that a combination of both risk factors may be used as a marker for cognitive impairment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Stroke and apolipoprotein E epsilon4 are independent risk factors for cognitive decline: A population-based study
    M G Dik
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Stroke 31:2431-6. 2000
    ..In a population-based sample, using well-defined sensitive cognitive measures, this study investigates whether cognitive decline following stroke is worse for patients who carry the ApoE epsilon4 allele...
  10. ncbi request reprint Depression and risk of cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease. Results of two prospective community-based studies in The Netherlands
    M I Geerlings
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 176:568-75. 2000
    ..Depression may be associated with cognitive decline in elderly people with impaired cognition...
  11. ncbi request reprint Education and incident Alzheimer's disease: a biased association due to selective attrition and use of a two-step diagnostic procedure?
    M I Geerlings
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
    Int J Epidemiol 28:492-7. 1999
    ..Both phenomena may lead to misclassification, resulting in a biased association between level of education and AD. This study investigated to what extent these selection mechanisms may influence this association...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for depression in later life; results of a prospective community based study (AMSTEL)
    R A Schoevers
    Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Valeriusplein 9, 1075 BG, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 59:127-37. 2000
    ..The current prospective study tests an etiologic model for depression incidence, by assessing modifying effects of three types of vulnerability: genetic/familial vulnerability, organic vulnerability, and environmental vulnerability...
  13. ncbi request reprint Memory complaints and APOE-epsilon4 accelerate cognitive decline in cognitively normal elderly
    M G Dik
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, Academic Hospital, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 57:2217-22. 2001
    ..To investigate to what extent subjective memory complaints and APOE-epsilon4 allele carriage predict future cognitive decline in cognitively intact elderly persons, by evaluating both their separate and combined effects...
  14. ncbi request reprint The association between depressive symptoms and cognitive decline in community-dwelling elderly persons
    H C Comijs
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 7 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:361-7. 2001
    ..To investigate whether depressive symptoms predict specific types of cognitive decline in order to elucidate the association between late life depression and cognitive decline...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effect of chronic benzodiazepine use on cognitive functioning in older persons: good, bad or indifferent?
    E J M Bierman
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, VU Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:1194-200. 2007
    ..This study investigates the effects of benzodiazepine (BZ) use on cognitive performance in elderly persons in a longitudinal design...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity and risk-patterns of depression, generalised anxiety disorder and mixed anxiety-depression in later life: results from the AMSTEL study
    R A Schoevers
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:994-1001. 2003
    ..Research is needed that investigates patterns of comorbidity and possibly different risk profiles for pure depression, pure generalised anxiety and mixed anxiety-depression in older people...
  17. doi request reprint Depression and excess mortality: evidence for a dose response relation in community living elderly
    R A Schoevers
    VU University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:169-76. 2009
    ..Depression is associated with an increased mortality risk. It is not known to what extent depression characteristics such as severity and length of exposure to depression contribute to the association with excess mortality...
  18. doi request reprint Increased risk of mortality associated with social isolation in older men: only when feeling lonely? Results from the Amsterdam Study of the Elderly (AMSTEL)
    T J Holwerda
    Department of Psychiatry, ARKIN Institute of Mental Health Care, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 42:843-53. 2012
    ..The current study investigated whether social isolation and feelings of loneliness in older men and women were associated with increased mortality risk, controlling for depression and other potentially confounding factors...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of anxiety versus depression on cognition in later life
    E J M Bierman
    Dept of Psychiatry, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute of the Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:686-93. 2005
    ..The authors investigated the relationship between anxiety and cognition in older persons, taking account of comorbid depression...
  20. ncbi request reprint Decision-making capacity of elderly patients assessed through the vignette method: imagination or reality?
    A Vellinga
    VU University Medical Centre, Centre for Medical Ethics and Philosophy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Aging Ment Health 9:40-8. 2005
    ..We did not find any major differences between the hypothetical and realistic situation. Our findings do raise questions about the validity of hypothetical vignettes, however, especially when used with cognitively impaired persons...
  21. ncbi request reprint Subjective memory complaints in the elderly: depressive symptoms and future dementia
    B Schmand
    Amsterdam Study of the Elderly AMSTEL Project, Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 171:373-6. 1997
    ..These complaints have some predictive power regarding the development of dementia. The present study attempted to replicate this finding, and investigated which variables determine subjective memory complaints...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of gender and age on the association of apolipoprotein E epsilon4 with bone mineral density, bone turnover and the risk of fractures in older people
    S M F Pluijm
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Osteoporos Int 13:701-9. 2002
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint The natural history of late-life depression: results from the Amsterdam Study of the Elderly (AMSTEL)
    R A Schoevers
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Centre, LASA AMSTEL, Faculteit GNK, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 76:5-14. 2003
    ..This study examines whether risk factors related to incidence of depression are also related to prognosis, and whether a vulnerability-stress model can be established for prognosis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Memory complaints; the association with psycho-affective and health problems and the role of personality characteristics. A 6-year follow-up study
    H C Comijs
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO and the Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 72:157-65. 2002
    ..Furthermore, it is investigated whether personality characteristics have a modifying effect on the association of memory complaints with depressive and anxiety symptoms and physical health...
  25. ncbi request reprint Hostility and coping capacity as risk factors of elder mistreatment
    H C Comijs
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 34:48-52. 1999
    ..These findings are important for prevention of an intervention in cases of elder mistreatment...
  26. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress of caregivers: the mediator effect of caregiving appraisal
    A M Pot
    Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 34:43-51. 1998
    ..Thus, it is inadequate to focus interventions merely on stressors in the caregiving situation, for non-spouse caregivers in particular. A reduction of perceived pressure from informal care is also needed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Do health factors affect memory performance in old age?
    M Jelicic
    Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:572-6. 1999
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effect of health factors on memory performance in a population-based sample of 679 older people (mean age=69.2 years)...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Apolipoprotein E4 and memory decline in the elderly]
    C Jonker
    Vrije Universiteit, Afdeling Psychiatrie, Amsterdam
    Tijdschr Gerontol Geriatr 31:198-202. 2000
    ..In particular cognitively impaired E4 carriers older than 75 years were at high risk of memory decline. Contrary to AD studies, our study suggests that the risk of ApoE4 on memory decline does not decrease with ageing...
  29. pmc Visual association test to detect early dementia of the Alzheimer type
    J Lindeboom
    Department of Medical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 73:126-33. 2002
    ..The person is asked to name each object and, later, is presented with one object from the pair and asked to name the other...
  30. ncbi request reprint Neuroanatomical correlates of episodic encoding and retrieval in young and elderly subjects
    S M Daselaar
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Brain 126:43-56. 2003
    ..The lack of differences observed in relation to retrieval success suggests that ageing does not affect the processes that support the actual recovery of information...
  31. ncbi request reprint Competence to consent to treatment of geriatric patients: judgements of physicians, family members and the vignette method
    A Vellinga
    Center of Philosophy and Medical Ethics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:645-54. 2004
    ..In absence of a gold standard of methods to assess competence, three judgements of competency of geriatric patients are evaluated: the judgements of a physician, the judgement of a family member, and the judgement of an instrument...
  32. ncbi request reprint A model for quality of life measures in patients with dementia: Lawton's next step
    C Jonker
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 18:159-64. 2004
    ..Dementia-specific dimensions and domains are presented. We identify psychological well-being as the core dimension for QOL of patients with dementia...
  33. ncbi request reprint Does aspirin or other NSAIDs reduce the risk of cognitive decline in elderly persons? Results from a population-based study
    C Jonker
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 7 9, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurobiol Aging 24:583-8. 2003
    ..To investigate the protective effect of NSAIDs and aspirin separately on cognitive decline in elderly subjects, controlling for consistent use of these agents over a prolonged period of time...
  34. doi request reprint Distinct brain systems underlie the processing of valence and arousal of affective pictures
    M M A Nielen
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Brain Cogn 71:387-96. 2009
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Immunological mechanisms and the spectrum of psychiatric syndromes in Alzheimer's disease
    P Eikelenboom
    Graduate School Neuroscience, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychiatr Res 36:269-80. 2002
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint The diagnostic value of electroencephalography in mild senile Alzheimer's disease
    J J Claus
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurophysiol 110:825-32. 1999
    ..We investigated the diagnostic value of the visually assessed electroencephalogram (EEG) in patients with mild Alzheimer's disease (AD), using the grand total of EEG (GTE) score...