D J Vinkers

Summary

Affiliation: Leiden University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [The relationship between atherosclerosis, cognitive impairment, and depression in old age]
    D J Vinkers
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:2307-11. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The 15-item Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS-15) detects changes in depressive symptoms after a major negative life event. The Leiden 85-plus Study
    David J Vinkers
    Section of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of General Internal Medicine, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:80-4. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint [Topiramate augmentation in treatment-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder]
    D J Vinkers
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, Afdeling Psychiatrie, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 50:747-50. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Does depression in old age increase only cardiovascular mortality? The Leiden 85-plus Study
    David J Vinkers
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Section of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:852-7. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence and comorbidity of body dysmorphic disorder in psychiatric outpatients]
    D J Vinkers
    LUMC, Afdeling Psychiatrie, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 50:559-65. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint [A 67-year-old woman who mistook her daughter for a double: differential diagnosis of misidentification delusion]
    D J Vinkers
    Rivierduinen, GGZ Leiden en omstreken, afd Ouderen, Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:2841-4. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Generalized atherosclerosis, cognitive decline, and depressive symptoms in old age
    D J Vinkers
    Department of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, C2 R, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neurology 65:107-12. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint [Differential diagnosis of the Ganser syndrome. A case study]
    D J Vinkers
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum te Leiden, The Netherlands
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 49:339-42. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Vascular disease and apathy in old age. The Leiden 85-Plus Study
    R C van der Mast
    Department of Psychiatry, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:266-71. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint [Homicide committed by psychotic defendants in the Netherlands]
    M C A Liem
    Instituut voor Strafrecht en Criminologie, Universiteit Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 54:509-16. 2012

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint [The relationship between atherosclerosis, cognitive impairment, and depression in old age]
    D J Vinkers
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:2307-11. 2006
    ..This means that the prevention of atherosclerosis might prevent cognitive impairment and hence late-onset depression in old age...
  2. ncbi request reprint The 15-item Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS-15) detects changes in depressive symptoms after a major negative life event. The Leiden 85-plus Study
    David J Vinkers
    Section of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of General Internal Medicine, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:80-4. 2004
    ..The 15-item Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS-15) is a widely used screening instrument for depressive symptoms in the elderly, but its ability to detect alterations in depressive symptoms over time has not been established...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Topiramate augmentation in treatment-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder]
    D J Vinkers
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, Afdeling Psychiatrie, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 50:747-50. 2008
    ..Further study is needed to find out whether topiramate augmentation is more effective than placebos in patients with a medication-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder...
  4. ncbi request reprint Does depression in old age increase only cardiovascular mortality? The Leiden 85-plus Study
    David J Vinkers
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Section of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:852-7. 2004
    ..Depression in old age is associated with an increased mortality risk of cardiovascular disease but the mortality risk from non-cardiovascular causes is disputed...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence and comorbidity of body dysmorphic disorder in psychiatric outpatients]
    D J Vinkers
    LUMC, Afdeling Psychiatrie, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 50:559-65. 2008
    ..The prevalence of BDD in the general population is 0.7 - 1.7%. The prevalence of BDD in patients attending a Dutch general outpatient clinic has never been examined...
  6. ncbi request reprint [A 67-year-old woman who mistook her daughter for a double: differential diagnosis of misidentification delusion]
    D J Vinkers
    Rivierduinen, GGZ Leiden en omstreken, afd Ouderen, Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:2841-4. 2007
    ..This connection primarily takes place in the right side of the brain, which is in accordance with the location ofthe removed meningioma in the described patient...
  7. ncbi request reprint Generalized atherosclerosis, cognitive decline, and depressive symptoms in old age
    D J Vinkers
    Department of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, C2 R, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neurology 65:107-12. 2005
    ..Atherosclerosis may be linked to cognitive decline and depression in old age...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Differential diagnosis of the Ganser syndrome. A case study]
    D J Vinkers
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum te Leiden, The Netherlands
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 49:339-42. 2007
    ..The causes seem to be largely organic...
  9. ncbi request reprint Vascular disease and apathy in old age. The Leiden 85-Plus Study
    R C van der Mast
    Department of Psychiatry, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:266-71. 2008
    ..Especially in old age, apathy might be a specific neuropsychiatric syndrome separate from depression. There are indications that apathy in elderly subjects is related to vascular disease...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Homicide committed by psychotic defendants in the Netherlands]
    M C A Liem
    Instituut voor Strafrecht en Criminologie, Universiteit Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 54:509-16. 2012
    ..02-0.36 per 100.000 inhabitants. So far, no-one has determined the nature and incidence of homicide by individuals with a psychotic disorder in the Netherlands...
  11. ncbi request reprint Natural history of depression in the oldest old: population-based prospective study
    Max L Stek
    Leiden University Medical Centre, Section of Gerontology and Geriatrics, C2 R, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 188:65-9. 2006
    ..Despite its negative consequences, little is known about the natural history of depression in the oldest old...
  12. ncbi request reprint Markers of autonomic tone on a standard ECG are predictive of mortality in old age
    Thomas van Bemmel
    Section of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, C1 R, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiol 107:36-41. 2006
    ..To investigate markers of autonomic tone on a standard electrocardiogram in relation to mortality in old age...
  13. ncbi request reprint Does depression specifically increase cardiovascular mortality?
    David J Vinkers
    Arch Intern Med 165:119; author reply 119-20. 2005
  14. ncbi request reprint A case of mania after long-term use of quinagolide
    David J Vinkers
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:464. 2007
  15. ncbi request reprint Does depression specifically increase cardiovascular mortality?
    David J Vinkers
    Am J Psychiatry 165:1204; author reply 1204. 2008
  16. ncbi request reprint Is depression in old age fatal only when people feel lonely?
    Max L Stek
    Section of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of General Internal Medicine, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Am J Psychiatry 162:178-80. 2005
    ..The authors studied the relationship between the presence of depressive symptoms and all-cause mortality in old age, especially the potential distorting effect of perceived loneliness...
  17. pmc Temporal relation between depression and cognitive impairment in old age: prospective population based study
    David J Vinkers
    Section of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of General Internal Medicine, Leiden University Medical Centre, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, Netherlands
    BMJ 329:881. 2004
    ..To examine the temporal relation between depression and cognitive impairment in old age...
  18. ncbi request reprint Benzodiazepine use and risk of mortality in individuals aged 85 years or older
    David J Vinkers
    JAMA 290:2942-3. 2003