A Dijkstra

Summary

Affiliation: Leiden University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Tailored interventions to communicate stage-matched information to smokers in different motivational stages
    A Dijkstra
    Department of Health Education, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Consult Clin Psychol 66:549-57. 1998
  2. ncbi The development of computer-generated tailored interventions
    A Dijkstra
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Leiden University, P O Box 9555, 2300 RB, Leiden, Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 36:193-203. 1999
  3. ncbi Clusters of precontemplating smokers defined by the perception of the pros, cons, and self-efficacy
    A Dijkstra
    Maastricht University
    Addict Behav 25:373-85. 2000
  4. ncbi Readiness to adopt the self-management approach to cope with chronic pain in fibromyalgic patients
    A Dijkstra
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Leiden University, P O Box 9555, 2300 RB, The, Leiden, Netherlands
    Pain 90:37-45. 2001
  5. ncbi Smokers in four stages of readiness to change
    A Dijkstra
    Department of Health Education, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Addict Behav 23:339-50. 1998
  6. ncbi Tailoring information to enhance quitting in smokers with low motivation to quit: three basic efficacy questions
    A Dijkstra
    Department of Health Education, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Health Psychol 17:513-9. 1998
  7. ncbi Social cognitive determinants of drinking in young adults: beyond the alcohol expectancies paradigm
    A Dijkstra
    Clinical and Health Psychology Section, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Addict Behav 26:689-706. 2001
  8. ncbi Worry about health in smoking behaviour change
    A Dijkstra
    Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 41:1081-92. 2003
  9. doi Disengagement beliefs in smokers: do they influence the effects of a tailored persuasive message advocating smoking cessation?
    A Dijkstra
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Psychol Health 24:791-804. 2009
  10. pmc Psychological determinants of the intention to educate patients about benzodiazepines
    Geeske Brecht Ten Wolde
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Leiden University, Wassenaarseweg 52, P O Box 9555, 2300 RB Leiden, The Netherlands
    Pharm World Sci 30:336-42. 2008

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Publications13

  1. ncbi Tailored interventions to communicate stage-matched information to smokers in different motivational stages
    A Dijkstra
    Department of Health Education, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Consult Clin Psychol 66:549-57. 1998
    ..Comparisons between contemplators and preparers who were assigned to the matched treatment and contemplators and preparers who were assigned to the mismatched treatment supported these findings...
  2. ncbi The development of computer-generated tailored interventions
    A Dijkstra
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Leiden University, P O Box 9555, 2300 RB, Leiden, Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 36:193-203. 1999
    ..This methodology may result in largely different tailored interventions depending on the theoretical framework used, the adaptation of the messages and the inclusion of feedback...
  3. ncbi Clusters of precontemplating smokers defined by the perception of the pros, cons, and self-efficacy
    A Dijkstra
    Maastricht University
    Addict Behav 25:373-85. 2000
    ..Longitudinal analyses showed that cluster membership was predictive of increases in intention to quit and quitting activity...
  4. ncbi Readiness to adopt the self-management approach to cope with chronic pain in fibromyalgic patients
    A Dijkstra
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Leiden University, P O Box 9555, 2300 RB, The, Leiden, Netherlands
    Pain 90:37-45. 2001
    ..The data suggest that improvements in operationalizations of the Precontemplation and Action dimensions of readiness to change are needed and that the theoretical foundation of readiness to change needs further development...
  5. ncbi Smokers in four stages of readiness to change
    A Dijkstra
    Department of Health Education, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Addict Behav 23:339-50. 1998
    ..The longitudinal results showed that the stage of readiness to change at pretest was highly predictive of quitting at both follow-ups. It is concluded that this stage model is worthy of support...
  6. ncbi Tailoring information to enhance quitting in smokers with low motivation to quit: three basic efficacy questions
    A Dijkstra
    Department of Health Education, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Health Psychol 17:513-9. 1998
    ..It remains important to elucidate why and for whom certain tailored interventions are more effective...
  7. ncbi Social cognitive determinants of drinking in young adults: beyond the alcohol expectancies paradigm
    A Dijkstra
    Clinical and Health Psychology Section, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Addict Behav 26:689-706. 2001
    ..The social cognitive factors were strongly related to acquisition stages but only weakly to cessation stages. Recommendations for interventions aimed at lowering alcohol intake are given...
  8. ncbi Worry about health in smoking behaviour change
    A Dijkstra
    Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 41:1081-92. 2003
    ..Among ex-smokers with low self-efficacy combined with strong disengagement beliefs, worry led to more relapse. The present results suggest new ways of approaching the stimulation of quitting and the prevention of relapse...
  9. doi Disengagement beliefs in smokers: do they influence the effects of a tailored persuasive message advocating smoking cessation?
    A Dijkstra
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Psychol Health 24:791-804. 2009
    ..This study shows that adherence to disengagement beliefs is a relevant individual difference in understanding effects of smoking cessation interventions...
  10. pmc Psychological determinants of the intention to educate patients about benzodiazepines
    Geeske Brecht Ten Wolde
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Leiden University, Wassenaarseweg 52, P O Box 9555, 2300 RB Leiden, The Netherlands
    Pharm World Sci 30:336-42. 2008
    ..In order to increase and improve education, this study will investigate which psychological factors (i.e., beliefs, outcome expectation, social norm and self-efficacy) predict the intention to educate...
  11. ncbi Cognitive changes in cardiovascular patients following a tailored behavioral smoking cessation intervention
    L C W Wiggers
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 40:812-21. 2005
    ..Our aim is to investigate whether the C-MIS is successful in changing patients' cognitions such as attitudes, social influence, self-efficacy and intention to quit during a 1-year period...
  12. ncbi [The 'Soarchmjitter'. The use of a Frisian lingual measurement instrument in care of the elderly]
    A Dijkstra
    Zorggroep Noorderbreedte te Leeuwarden en Noordelijk Centrum voor Gezondheidsvraagstukken, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
    Tijdschr Gerontol Geriatr 34:260-6. 2003
    ..It can be concluded that the 'Soarchmjitter' is a useful instrument to communicate in the own spoken language of the resident and to come in this way to an agreement with nurses about their care demands...
  13. pmc Lung function decline in asthma: association with inhaled corticosteroids, smoking and sex
    A Dijkstra
    Department of Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Beatrixoord, Haren, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Thorax 61:105-10. 2006
    ..Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) provide short term benefits in asthma but the long term effects are still unknown...