H Bosma

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Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Explanations of socioeconomic differences in changes in physical function in older adults: results from the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 6:244. 2006
  2. ncbi [Intelligence, socio-economic status and hospital admissions of young adults]
    H Bosma
    Universiteit Maastricht, Capaciteitsgroep Zorgwetenschappen, sectie Medische Sociologie, Postbus 616, 6200 MD Maastricht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:1076-82. 2007
  3. pmc To what extent does IQ 'explain' socio-economic variations in function?
    Hans Bosma
    Maastricht University, Social Medicine, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:179. 2007
  4. ncbi [More social exclusion of chronically ill patients with lower incomes]
    H Bosma
    Universiteit Maastricht, Instituut CAPHRI, sectie Medische Sociologie, Postbus 6I6, 6200 MD Maastricht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1898-902. 2005
  5. ncbi Engaged lifestyle and cognitive function in middle and old-aged, non-demented persons: a reciprocal association?
    Hans Bosma
    Maastricht University Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 35:575-81. 2002
  6. ncbi Low control beliefs, classical coronary risk factors, and socio-economic differences in heart disease in older persons
    H Bosma
    Health Care Studies, Medical Sociology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 60:737-45. 2005
  7. ncbi Combination of serum markers related to several mechanisms in Alzheimer's disease
    C E Teunissen
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, European Graduate School of Neuroscience EURON, Universiteit Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neurobiol Aging 24:893-902. 2003
  8. ncbi Homocysteine: a marker for cognitive performance? A longitudinal follow-up study
    C E Teunissen
    European Graduate School of Neuroscience EURON, Universiteit Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Nutr Health Aging 7:153-9. 2003
  9. doi The educational patterning of health-related adversities in individuals with major depression
    G Klabbers
    Department of Social Medicine, School Caphri, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 126:96-102. 2010
  10. ncbi Inflammation markers in relation to cognition in a healthy aging population
    C E Teunissen
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, European Graduate School of Neuroscience EURON, Universiteit Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neuroimmunol 134:142-50. 2003

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  1. pmc Explanations of socioeconomic differences in changes in physical function in older adults: results from the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 6:244. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi [Intelligence, socio-economic status and hospital admissions of young adults]
    H Bosma
    Universiteit Maastricht, Capaciteitsgroep Zorgwetenschappen, sectie Medische Sociologie, Postbus 616, 6200 MD Maastricht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:1076-82. 2007
    ..To determine whether socio-economic differences in hospital admissions of adolescents and young adults are related to differences in intelligence...
  3. pmc To what extent does IQ 'explain' socio-economic variations in function?
    Hans Bosma
    Maastricht University, Social Medicine, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:179. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi [More social exclusion of chronically ill patients with lower incomes]
    H Bosma
    Universiteit Maastricht, Instituut CAPHRI, sectie Medische Sociologie, Postbus 6I6, 6200 MD Maastricht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1898-902. 2005
    ..To determine whether income is connected with the variation in the social exclusion of chronically ill patients...
  5. ncbi Engaged lifestyle and cognitive function in middle and old-aged, non-demented persons: a reciprocal association?
    Hans Bosma
    Maastricht University Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 35:575-81. 2002
    ..This reciprocal association may create a self-reinforcing, beneficial or adverse life-course in middle and old age...
  6. ncbi Low control beliefs, classical coronary risk factors, and socio-economic differences in heart disease in older persons
    H Bosma
    Health Care Studies, Medical Sociology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 60:737-45. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi Combination of serum markers related to several mechanisms in Alzheimer's disease
    C E Teunissen
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, European Graduate School of Neuroscience EURON, Universiteit Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neurobiol Aging 24:893-902. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the results of this study have shown that the complex pathology in AD is reflected in a pattern of altered serum concentrations of several marker molecules related to several pathobiochemical mechanisms...
  8. ncbi Homocysteine: a marker for cognitive performance? A longitudinal follow-up study
    C E Teunissen
    European Graduate School of Neuroscience EURON, Universiteit Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Nutr Health Aging 7:153-9. 2003
    ..Thus, while a relation between vitamin B12 or folic acid and cognition was almost absent, elevated homocysteine concentrations were associated with prolonged lower cognitive performance in this normal aging population...
  9. doi The educational patterning of health-related adversities in individuals with major depression
    G Klabbers
    Department of Social Medicine, School Caphri, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 126:96-102. 2010
    ..We examined the educational patterning of somatic health, lifestyles, psychological function and treatment modalities in individuals suffering from major depressive disorder...
  10. ncbi Inflammation markers in relation to cognition in a healthy aging population
    C E Teunissen
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, European Graduate School of Neuroscience EURON, Universiteit Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neuroimmunol 134:142-50. 2003
    ..Thus, relatively high concentrations of haptoglobin and C-reactive protein may be indicative for impaired cognitive performance...
  11. ncbi Cognitive functioning in healthy older adults aged 64-81: a cohort study into the effects of age, sex, and education
    S A H van Hooren
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 14:40-54. 2007
    ..Women performed better than men on verbal memory tasks. Therefore, education and sex must be taken into account when examining an older individual's cognitive performance...
  12. ncbi A minimal psychological intervention in chronically ill elderly patients with depression: a randomized trial
    Femke Lamers
    Department of Social Medicine, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychother Psychosom 79:217-26. 2010
    ..The Depression in Elderly with Long-Term Afflictions (DELTA) study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a nurse-led minimal psychological intervention (MPI) in chronically ill elderly persons with depression...
  13. doi Cognitive hostility predicts all-cause mortality irrespective of behavioural risk at late middle and older age
    Gonnie Klabbers
    Department of Social Medicine, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 23:701-5. 2013
    ..We examined the relationship between all-cause mortality and cognitive hostility, anger, aggression and rebelliousness, and their independence of health behaviours in a late middle-aged and older population...
  14. pmc Effect of a structured course involving goal management training in older adults: A randomised controlled trial
    Susan A H van Hooren
    European Graduate School of Neuroscience EURON, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 65:205-13. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of a structured 6-week neuropsychological course on the executive functioning of older adults with cognitive complaints...
  15. ncbi The effects of habitual caffeine use on cognitive change: a longitudinal perspective
    M P J van Boxtel
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, European Graduate School of Neuroscience EURON, Universiteit Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 75:921-7. 2003
    ..These results imply that the longitudinal effect of habitual caffeine intake is limited and will not promote a substantial reduction in age-related cognitive decline at a population level...
  16. doi Personality and health as predictors of income decrease in old age: findings from the longitudinal SMILE study
    D A I Groffen
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Social Medicine, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 19:418-23. 2009
    ..Such mobility also occurs in older populations, in which financial and health-related changes are very common, especially after retirement...
  17. ncbi Relation between health status and cognitive functioning: a 6-year follow-up of the Maastricht Aging Study
    Susan A H van Hooren
    European Graduate School of Neuroscience EURON, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P57-60. 2005
    ..Poor psychological functioning (i.e., depressive and anxiety symptomatology), rather than poor physical health, may have the strongest implications for long-term cognitive functioning in older men and women...
  18. ncbi Does cognitive function in older adults with hearing impairment improve by hearing aid use?
    S A H van Hooren
    European Graduate School of Neuroscience EURON, Maastricht University, Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Audiol 44:265-71. 2005
    ..These findings may suggest that hearing aid use only restores impairments at the level of the sensory organ, but does not affect the central nervous system and, as a consequence, cognitive functioning...
  19. ncbi Serum cholesterol, precursors and metabolites and cognitive performance in an aging population
    C E Teunissen
    European Graduate School of Neuroscience EURON, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neurobiol Aging 24:147-55. 2003
    ..Thus, relative high serum ratios of the cholesterol precursors lanosterol and lathosterol, indicative for a high rate of endogenous cholesterol synthesis, are associated with relatively low memory performance in this aging population...
  20. ncbi Organizational characteristics as predictors of work disability: a prospective study among sick employees of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations
    C A P Schröer
    Department of Medical Sociology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 15:435-45. 2005
    ..Former studies of determinants of work disability hardly have given attention to organizational characteristics and, if so, not following a appropriate prospective design...
  21. ncbi Factors affecting the relation between parental education as well as occupation and problem behaviour in Dutch 5- to 6-year-old children
    A C Kalff
    PMS Vijverdal, Department of Neuropsychology, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 36:324-31. 2001
    ..This study investigated whether problem behaviour in 5- to 6-year-old children is related to parental education and occupation. It also analysed the contribution of correlating factors to explain this association...
  22. doi Measuring rebelliousness and predicting health behaviour and outcomes: an investigation of the construct validity of the Social Reactivity Scale
    G Klabbers
    Maastricht University, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences Department of Social Medicine, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Health Psychol 14:771-9. 2009
    ..Findings thus contribute to the ongoing emergence of an empirically viable theoretical construct...
  23. ncbi Change in sensory functioning predicts change in cognitive functioning: results from a 6-year follow-up in the maastricht aging study
    Susanne A M Valentijn
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, European Graduate School of Neuroscience, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:374-80. 2005
    ..To examine the longitudinal relationship between sensory functioning and a broad range of cognitive functions after 6 years follow-up and whether cataract surgery or first-time hearing aid use affected cognition...
  24. pmc Associations between lifestyle and depressed mood: longitudinal results from the Maastricht Aging Study
    Coen H van Gool
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, and the Care and Public Health Research Institute, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Public Health 97:887-94. 2007
    ..We examined whether healthy lifestyles are associated with absence of depressed mood...
  25. pmc Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a minimal psychological intervention to reduce non-severe depression in chronically ill elderly patients: the design of a randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN92331982]
    F Lamers
    Maastricht University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 6:161. 2006
    ..The tailor-made intervention is administered by nurses, who are trained in the principles of cognitive behavioural therapy and self-management...
  26. ncbi Head size and cognitive ability in nondemented older adults are related
    D J Tisserand
    Brain and Behavior Institute, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Neurology 56:969-71. 2001
    ..These relations were not confounded by educational level, socioeconomic background, or height. Large head/brain size may protect elderly people against cognitive deterioration, supporting a reserve hypothesis of brain aging...
  27. ncbi Prevalence of primitive reflexes and the relationship with cognitive change in healthy adults: a report from the Maastricht Aging Study
    M P J van Boxtel
    Brain and Behaviour Institute Maastricht University, Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, 616, 6200, MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 253:935-41. 2006
    ....
  28. doi Mental health problems of Dutch adolescents: the association with adolescents' and their parents' educational level
    Jano Havas
    Department of Social Medicine, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 20:258-64. 2010
    ....
  29. ncbi Socioeconomic differences in incident depression in older adults: the role of psychosocial factors, physical health status, and behavioral factors
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section of Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 61:619-27. 2006
    ....
  30. doi The relative contributions of hostility and depressive symptoms to the income gradient in hospital-based incidence of ischaemic heart disease: 12-Year follow-up findings from the GLOBE study
    Gonnie Klabbers
    School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 69:1272-80. 2009
    ..An unhealthy psychological profile, particularly hostility, contributed to the income differences in incident IHD among women. The low number of IHD incidents in the women however, warrants additional research in larger samples...
  31. ncbi Process evaluation of a minimal psychological intervention to reduce depression in chronically ill elderly persons
    Catharina Jonkers
    Care and Public Health Research Institute Caphri, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, University Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 68:252-7. 2007
    ..The aim was to assess whether the DELTA intervention was implemented and received as planned, which barriers were encountered and whether nurses and patients were satisfied with the intervention...
  32. doi A gender-specific evaluation of a care-oriented curricular change in a Dutch medical school
    Hans Bosma
    Department of Social Medicine, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Med Teach 32:e18-23. 2010
    ..As the number of chronically ill patients is rising, medical education has to develop and evaluate instructional formats to prepare future doctors to provide care tailored to these patients...
  33. ncbi 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...
  34. 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
    ....
  35. doi Summed score of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 was a reliable and valid method for depression screening in chronically ill elderly patients
    Femke Lamers
    Care and Public Health Research Institute Caphri, Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:679-87. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi Chronic patients in undergraduate education: didactic value as perceived by students
    Joseph P M Diederiks
    Faculty of Medicine, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Med Educ 40:787-91. 2006
    ....
  37. ncbi Mental work demands protect against cognitive impairment: MAAS prospective cohort study
    Hans Bosma
    Maastricht Brain and Behavior Institute, Maastricht University, Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Exp Aging Res 29:33-45. 2003
    ..Our findings provide evidence that continued and potentially modifiable mental stimulation during adult life may protect men and women against cognitive impairment...
  38. ncbi Neuroticism does not affect cognitive functioning in later life
    Marko Jelicic
    Maastricht Brain and Behaviour Institute, European Graduate School of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Exp Aging Res 29:73-8. 2003
    ..In contrast to the findings of Jorm and coworkers, neuroticism was not associated with either current cognitive performance or cognitive decline over a period of 3 years...
  39. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in mobility decline in chronic disease groups (asthma/COPD, heart disease, diabetes mellitus, low back pain): only a minor role for disease severity and comorbidity
    Annemarie Koster
    Universiteit Maastricht, Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, PO Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:862-9. 2004
    ..It is not clear, whether the adverse course of physical functioning in persons with a low socioeconomic status can be explained by a higher prevalence of more severe disease or comorbidity in these persons...
  40. ncbi Subjective sleep problems in later life as predictors of cognitive decline. Report from the Maastricht Ageing Study (MAAS)
    Marko Jelicic
    Maastricht Brain and Behaviour Institute and European Graduate School of Neuroscience EURON, Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:73-7. 2002
    ..Although biological sleep criteria seem to be associated with cognitive changes in older people, it is not clear if subjective sleep parameters are related to cognitive decline in later life...
  41. ncbi The effect of two types of memory training on subjective and objective memory performance in healthy individuals aged 55 years and older: a randomized controlled trial
    Susanne A M Valentijn
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, European Graduate School of Neuroscience, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 57:106-14. 2005
    ..Compared to controls, participants in the individual training group reported fewer feelings of anxiety and stress in relation to memory functioning...
  42. ncbi Socioeconomic differences in cognitive decline and the role of biomedical factors
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ann Epidemiol 15:564-71. 2005
    ..This study examines the association between socioeconomic status and cognitive decline in a community-based cohort of well-functioning older adults and seeks to determine whether this link could be explained by biomedical factors...
  43. ncbi Memory self-efficacy predicts memory performance: results from a 6-year follow-up study
    Susanne A M Valentijn
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, Maastricht 6200 MD, Netherlands
    Psychol Aging 21:165-72. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi Is there a biomedical explanation for socioeconomic differences in incident mobility limitation?
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1022-7. 2005
    ..This study examines the association between socioeconomic status and incident mobility limitation in well-functioning older adults, and seeks to determine whether this link could be explained by biomedical factors...
  45. ncbi The role of psychosocial factors in explaining socio-economic differences in mobility decline in a chronically ill population: results from the GLOBE study
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 61:123-32. 2005
    ..Our findings will not give us new tools for prevention and intervention strategies in order to reduce physical disability and particularly the SES differences therein...
  46. ncbi Association of inflammatory markers with socioeconomic status
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section of Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:284-90. 2006
    ....
  47. doi Economic evaluation of a minimal psychological intervention in chronically ill elderly patients with minor or mild to moderate depression: a randomized trial (the DELTA-study)
    Catharina C M Jonkers
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Social Medicine, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 25:497-504. 2009
    ....
  48. ncbi Predictors of attrition in a longitudinal cognitive aging study: the Maastricht Aging Study (MAAS)
    C E M van Beijsterveldt
    European Graduate School of Neuroscience EURON, Universiteit Maastricht, Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:216-23. 2002
    ..Although follow-up participants and drop-outs differed in terms of socio-demographic and cognitive characteristics, attrition appeared to have little effect on the estimates of cognitive change...
  49. ncbi Hostility and the educational gradient in health. The mediating role of health-related behaviours
    Carola T M Schrijvers
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 12:110-6. 2002
    ..The aim was to study hostility as a factor intermediate in the association between educational level and health...
  50. ncbi Material and behavioral factors in the explanation of educational differences in incidence of acute myocardial infarction: the Globe study
    Frank J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical School, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Epidemiol 12:535-42. 2002
    ..To quantify the contribution of material and behavioral factors to educational differences in the incidence of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), taking into account their interrelationship...
  51. ncbi Influence of cognitive functioning on functional status in an older population: 3- and 6-year follow-up of the Maastricht Aging Study
    Susan A H van Hooren
    School of Psychology, Open University of the Netherlands, PO Box 2960, 6401 DL Heerlen, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:883-8. 2005
    ..To date, it remains unclear to what extent cognitive competence is related to a change in general functional status in older adults...
  52. ncbi Reviewing the effort-reward imbalance model: drawing up the balance of 45 empirical studies
    Natasja van Vegchel
    Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, Utrecht University, P O Box 80 140, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 60:1117-31. 2005
    ..Based on these review results suggestions for future research are proposed...