Marjan van den Akker

Summary

Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Diabetes mellitus type II as a risk factor for depression: a lower than expected risk in a general practice setting
    S Aarts
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:641-8. 2009
  2. pmc Lack of basic and luxury goods and health-related dysfunction in older persons; findings from the longitudinal SMILE study
    Danielle A I Groffen
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Social Medicine, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:242. 2008
  3. pmc Prevalence estimates of multimorbidity: a comparative study of two sources
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:111. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Marginal impact of psychosocial factors on multimorbidity: results of an explorative nested case-control study
    M van den Akker
    Maastricht University, Department of General Practice, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 50:1679-93. 2000
  5. pmc A meta-analysis on depression and subsequent cancer risk
    Marjolein Ej Oerlemans
    Maastricht University, Department of General Practice, School of Public Health and Primary care Caphri, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 3:29. 2007
  6. pmc The SMILE study: a study of medical information and lifestyles in Eindhoven, the rationale and contents of a large prospective dynamic cohort study
    Marjan Van den Akker
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:19. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint In an exploratory prospective study on multimorbidity general and disease-related susceptibility could be distinguished
    Marjan Van den Akker
    Maastricht University, Department of General Practice, Care and Public Health Research Institute, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:934-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Cardiac diseases in people with intellectual disability
    M van den Akker
    Department of General Practice, Maastrict University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Intellect Disabil Res 50:515-22. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Is depression related to subsequent diabetes mellitus?
    M van den Akker
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 110:178-83. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Problems in determining occurrence rates of multimorbidity
    M van den Akker
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:675-9. 2001

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Publications26

  1. pmc Diabetes mellitus type II as a risk factor for depression: a lower than expected risk in a general practice setting
    S Aarts
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:641-8. 2009
    ..Several explanations for this dissimilarity are discussed..
  2. pmc Lack of basic and luxury goods and health-related dysfunction in older persons; findings from the longitudinal SMILE study
    Danielle A I Groffen
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Social Medicine, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:242. 2008
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  3. pmc Prevalence estimates of multimorbidity: a comparative study of two sources
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:111. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to compare prevalence estimates of multimorbidity derived from two sources and to examine the impact of the number of diagnoses considered in the measurement of multimorbidity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Marginal impact of psychosocial factors on multimorbidity: results of an explorative nested case-control study
    M van den Akker
    Maastricht University, Department of General Practice, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 50:1679-93. 2000
    ..Profiles for subjects at risk for morbidity and multimorbidity seem to differ...
  5. pmc A meta-analysis on depression and subsequent cancer risk
    Marjolein Ej Oerlemans
    Maastricht University, Department of General Practice, School of Public Health and Primary care Caphri, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 3:29. 2007
    ..The authors tested the hypothesis that depression is a possible factor influencing the course of cancer by reviewing prospective epidemiological studies and calculating summary relative risks...
  6. pmc The SMILE study: a study of medical information and lifestyles in Eindhoven, the rationale and contents of a large prospective dynamic cohort study
    Marjan Van den Akker
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:19. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint In an exploratory prospective study on multimorbidity general and disease-related susceptibility could be distinguished
    Marjan Van den Akker
    Maastricht University, Department of General Practice, Care and Public Health Research Institute, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:934-9. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Cardiac diseases in people with intellectual disability
    M van den Akker
    Department of General Practice, Maastrict University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Intellect Disabil Res 50:515-22. 2006
    ..In people with ID there is more morbidity than in the general population, including cardiac diseases. Dutch figures on this subject are scarce...
  9. ncbi request reprint Is depression related to subsequent diabetes mellitus?
    M van den Akker
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 110:178-83. 2004
    ..To compare the risk of developing diabetes mellitus (DM) in the general population between subjects who had a depression and subjects who never had a depression...
  10. ncbi request reprint Problems in determining occurrence rates of multimorbidity
    M van den Akker
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:675-9. 2001
    ..As some analyses are addressing multicomparisons, external validity testing is recommended...
  11. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial patient characteristics and GP-registered chronic morbidity: a prospective study
    M van den Akker
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 50:95-102. 2001
    ..We studied the incidence rates of morbidity and multimorbidity, and the influence of psychosocial characteristics on their occurrences...
  12. doi request reprint Increased attendance rate: BMI matters, lifestyles don't. Results from the Dutch SMILE study
    Ben van Steenkiste
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 27:632-7. 2010
    ..Differences in attendance rates are only partly explained by chronic diseases. Furthermore, lifestyles might be relevant too. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of lifestyle on attendance rates...
  13. pmc Better health reports when the grass is greener on your side of the fence?: a cross-sectional study in older persons
    Hans Bosma
    Department of Social Medicine, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Int J Public Health 56:449-53. 2011
    ..To study whether the luxury goods make older people feel in better health and whether this association is similar in higher and lower social classes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Higher incidence of depression preceding the onset of Parkinson's disease: a register study
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 18:414-8. 2003
    ..4 (95% CI: 2.1-2.7). We concluded that the higher incidence of depression in patients who were later diagnosed with PD supports the hypothesis of there being a biological risk factor for depression in these patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Clusters of lifestyle behaviors: results from the Dutch SMILE study
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 46:203-8. 2008
    ..This study aimed to identify differences and similarities in health behavior clusters for respondents with different educational backgrounds...
  16. ncbi request reprint Industrial air pollution and children's respiratory health: a natural experiment in Călăraşi
    Alexandra Carmen Cara
    Department of General Practice, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gen Pract 13:135-43. 2007
    ..In 1993-1997, we described a high incidence of wheezing in children living near the iron, steel, and coke factory of Călăraşi (Romania). In 1998, the factory was closed...
  17. doi request reprint Degree of solidarity with lifestyle and old age among citizens in the Netherlands: cross-sectional results from the longitudinal SMILE study
    Linda H A Bonnie
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Med Ethics 36:784-90. 2010
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Is there an increased risk of dying after depression?
    Kim T J L Ensinck
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 156:1043-8. 2002
    ..39 (95% confidence interval: 1.16, 1.65). A significant interaction was observed between the age at diagnosis of depression and sex. A moderate positive association between depression and subsequent mortality was identified...
  19. ncbi request reprint Material deprivation and health-related dysfunction in older Dutch people: findings from the SMILE study
    Danielle A I Groffen
    Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 18:258-63. 2008
    ..Even in generally wealthy Western countries material deprivation and poverty are not uncommon. There is, however, little data on the prevalence of material deprivation and its associations with health-related dysfunction in older people...
  20. ncbi request reprint Increased mortality in partners of female myocardial infarction patients
    Tanja M C Skrotzki
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, Care and Public Health Research Institute, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 22:583-4. 2005
    ..Many studies have been performed on the impact of Alzheimer's disease, stroke and cancer on carers. Information on the influence of a myocardial infarction in a patient on the health of the partner is still scarce...
  21. ncbi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Brazilian primary care: Diagnostic competence and case-finding
    Raph Hamers
    Care and Public Health Research Institute, Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Prim Care Respir J 15:299-306. 2006
    ..However, research is scarce. The objectives of this study were to assess the current competence for diagnosing COPD in primary care in a resource-limited setting in Brazil, and to develop a local patient profile for case-finding...
  22. ncbi request reprint Traumatic events in a general practice population: the patient's perspective
    Saskia S L Mol
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, Post Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 19:390-6. 2002
    ..Events studied were serious accidents, burglary, robbery, physical and sexual abuse, disasters and war...
  23. doi request reprint Lonely patients in general practice: a call for revealing GPs' emotions? A qualitative study
    Jonne van der Zwet
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 26:501-9. 2009
    ..GPs are confronted with lonely people quite often. Yet, what GPs think of this phenomenon and how they deal with emotions lonely patients evoke is not known...
  24. ncbi request reprint The incidence of Parkinson's disease in the Netherlands: results from a longitudinal general practice-based registration
    Albert F G Leentjens
    Neuroepidemiology 22:311-2. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing depression: what's in a name?
    Frank Buntinx
    Department of Gneral Practice, University of Leuven, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Gen Pract 10:162-5, 168. 2004
    ..We tried to identify possible explanations for these differences...
  26. pmc Multimorbidity's many challenges
    Martin Fortin
    BMJ 334:1016-7. 2007