Hein de Vries

Summary

Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The European Smoking prevention Framework Approach (ESFA): effects after 24 and 30 months
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 21:116-32. 2006
  2. doi request reprint The role of risk perception in explaining parental sunscreen use
    Hein de Vries
    Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Health 27:1342-58. 2012
  3. pmc Action planning as predictor of health protective and health risk behavior: an investigation of fruit and snack consumption
    Liesbeth van Osch
    Faculty of Psychology, Open University Netherlands, Care and Public Health Research Institute Caphri, PO Box 2960, 6401 DL, Heerlen, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:69. 2009
  4. pmc The working mechanisms of an environmentally tailored physical activity intervention for older adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Maartje M van Stralen
    Open University of the Netherlands, Department of Psychology, PO Box 2960, 6401 DL, Heerlen, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:83. 2009
  5. pmc Cost-effectiveness of tailored print communication, telephone motivational interviewing, and a combination of the two: results of an economic evaluation alongside the Vitalum randomized controlled trial
    Hilde M van Keulen
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:64. 2010
  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. pmc The Active plus protocol: systematic development of two theory- and evidence-based tailored physical activity interventions for the over-fifties
    Maartje M van Stralen
    Open University of the Netherlands, Department of Psychology, PO Box 2960, 6401 DL, Heerlen, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:399. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The effects of smoking cessation counseling by midwives on Dutch pregnant women and their partners
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Education, University of Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 63:177-87. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The European Smoking Prevention Framework Approach (EFSA): an example of integral prevention
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Education, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 18:611-26. 2003
  10. pmc Challenges to the peer influence paradigm: results for 12-13 year olds from six European countries from the European Smoking Prevention Framework Approach study
    H de Vries
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Tob Control 15:83-9. 2006

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Publications114 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint The European Smoking prevention Framework Approach (ESFA): effects after 24 and 30 months
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 21:116-32. 2006
    ..0% new smokers in the experimental group. Future programmes should use more standardized ways to assess process evaluations and should assess which elements are responsible for behavioral effects...
  2. doi request reprint The role of risk perception in explaining parental sunscreen use
    Hein de Vries
    Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Health 27:1342-58. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Action planning as predictor of health protective and health risk behavior: an investigation of fruit and snack consumption
    Liesbeth van Osch
    Faculty of Psychology, Open University Netherlands, Care and Public Health Research Institute Caphri, PO Box 2960, 6401 DL, Heerlen, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:69. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  4. pmc The working mechanisms of an environmentally tailored physical activity intervention for older adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Maartje M van Stralen
    Open University of the Netherlands, Department of Psychology, PO Box 2960, 6401 DL, Heerlen, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:83. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  5. pmc Cost-effectiveness of tailored print communication, telephone motivational interviewing, and a combination of the two: results of an economic evaluation alongside the Vitalum randomized controlled trial
    Hilde M van Keulen
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:64. 2010
    ....
  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. pmc The Active plus protocol: systematic development of two theory- and evidence-based tailored physical activity interventions for the over-fifties
    Maartje M van Stralen
    Open University of the Netherlands, Department of Psychology, PO Box 2960, 6401 DL, Heerlen, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:399. 2008
    ..More integrative insights into interventions describing the planned systematic development, implementation and evaluation are needed...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effects of smoking cessation counseling by midwives on Dutch pregnant women and their partners
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Education, University of Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 63:177-87. 2006
    ..Smoking during pregnancy is an important problem in the Netherlands. We tested the effectiveness of a health counseling method by midwives using a RCT...
  9. ncbi request reprint The European Smoking Prevention Framework Approach (EFSA): an example of integral prevention
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Education, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 18:611-26. 2003
    ..Future smoking prevention projects should aim to identify the effective components within the social influence approach as well as within broader approaches and on reaching sustained effects...
  10. pmc Challenges to the peer influence paradigm: results for 12-13 year olds from six European countries from the European Smoking Prevention Framework Approach study
    H de Vries
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Tob Control 15:83-9. 2006
    ..To examine whether smoking onset in young adolescents is predicted by peer or parental smoking...
  11. doi request reprint The effectiveness of tailored feedback and action plans in an intervention addressing multiple health behaviors
    H de Vries
    Maastricht University, Department of Health Education and Promotion, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Health Promot 22:417-25. 2008
    ..Examine the effects of three iterative tailored feedback letters addressing smoking; physical activity; and fruit, vegetable, and fat intake, and test the additional effects of providing feedback on action plans...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Modifiable family and school environmental factors associated with smoking status among adolescents in Guangzhou, China"
    Hein de Vries
    University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 45:119-20. 2007
    ..Consequently, the great challenge for Chen and several other Chinese colleagues will be to develop an integral long-term approach for their country to prevent smoking onset as effectively as possible using comprehensive approaches...
  14. ncbi request reprint Skin cancer prevention: behaviour and motives of Dutch adolescents
    H de Vries
    Department of Health Education, University of Maastricht, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer Prev 14:39-50. 2005
    ..Implications for Dutch skin cancer prevention programmes are that the efficacy and advantages of all protective methods need to be outlined more clearly in health education programmes on skin cancer prevention...
  15. ncbi request reprint Parents' and friends' smoking status as predictors of smoking onset: findings from six European countries
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, Maastricht University, PA Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 18:627-36. 2003
    ..Parental smoking behavior was found to be as predictive of smoking onset after 1 year as friends' smoking status...
  16. ncbi request reprint Skin cancer prevention behaviours during summer holidays in 14 and 18-year-old Belgian adolescents
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Education, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:431-8. 2006
    ..The risks of sunbed use should be communicated clearly to older adolescents. Hence, these two groups need to receive high priority for cancer prevention activities in Belgium...
  17. ncbi request reprint Motives of Belgian adolescents for using sunscreen: the role of action plans
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Education, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1360-6. 2006
    ..Moreover, support by friends and parents should be stimulated. Finally, developing specific action plans for the use of sunscreen should be promoted to more effectively translate general intentions into actual sunscreen use...
  18. doi request reprint Single-item and multiple-item measures of adherence to public health behavior guidelines were incongruent
    Hilde M van Keulen
    Department of Health Promotion, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:75-84. 2010
    ..We examined adherence rates to single and combinations of Dutch public health guidelines for these behaviors by comparing and combining two self-report measurements...
  19. ncbi request reprint The European Smoking Prevention Framework Approach (ESFA): short-term effects
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Education, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 18:649-63; discussion 664-77. 2003
    ..Fundamental research using dismantling designs is needed to be able to detect the most effective elements of smoking prevention programmes for different age groups. Attention to parenting styles and practices is also needed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Bi-directional relations between anti-smoking parenting practices and adolescent smoking in a Dutch sample
    Rose M E Huver
    Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Psychol 26:762-8. 2007
    ..The main goal of this study was to explain previous inconsistent effects of anti-smoking parenting practices, by examining bi-directional relations between parenting and adolescent smoking...
  21. pmc Pathways of change explaining the effect of smoke-free legislation on smoking cessation in The Netherlands. An application of the international tobacco control conceptual model
    Gera E Nagelhout
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University Caphri, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:1474-82. 2012
    ..This study aims to test the pathways of change from individual exposure to smoke-free legislation on smoking cessation, as hypothesized in the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Conceptual Model...
  22. doi request reprint Examining direct and indirect pathways to health behaviour: the influence of cognitive and affective probability beliefs
    Eva Janssen
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Health 28:546-60. 2013
    ..The findings underscore the importance of feelings of (cancer) risk in the decision-making process and should be acknowledged by health behaviour theories and risk communication practices. Suggestions for future research are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Predictors of smoking stage transitions for adolescent boys and girls
    Ciska Hoving
    Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 44:485-9. 2007
    ..To show whether predictors differed between genders, analyses were run for boys and girls separately...
  24. pmc Tailored print communication and telephone motivational interviewing are equally successful in improving multiple lifestyle behaviors in a randomized controlled trial
    Hilde M van Keulen
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Ann Behav Med 41:104-18. 2011
    ..Computer tailoring and motivational interviewing show promise in promoting lifestyle change, despite few head-to-head comparative studies...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of recruitment method and setting on the composition of samples consisting of adult smokers
    Ciska Hoving
    University of Maastricht, Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 65:79-86. 2007
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Age and educational inequalities in smoking cessation due to three population-level tobacco control interventions: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands Survey
    Gera E Nagelhout
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University Caphri, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 28:83-91. 2013
    ..Larger tax increases, stronger smoke-free legislation and media campaigns about the dangers of (second-hand) smoking are needed in the Netherlands...
  27. pmc Vitalum study design: RCT evaluating the efficacy of tailored print communication and telephone motivational interviewing on multiple health behaviors
    Hilde M van Keulen
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:216. 2008
    ..The Vitalum project aims to compare the efficacy of these techniques in improving the health behaviors of adults aged 45-70. This paper describes the design of the Vitalum study...
  28. ncbi request reprint Is parenting style a context for smoking-specific parenting practices?
    Rose M E Huver
    Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:116-25. 2007
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Nurse adherence to a minimal-contact smoking cessation intervention on cardiac wards
    Dewi Segaar
    Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Res Nurs Health 30:429-44. 2007
    ..Adherence was most likely if nurses consistently used an intervention card, perceived advantages of the intervention, had other nurses around them who used it, and had been involved in decision-making...
  30. doi request reprint Optimizing the efficacy of smoking cessation contests: an exploration of determinants of successful quitting
    Liesbeth van Osch
    Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 24:54-63. 2009
    ..Although non-exhaustive, implementation of the results and recommendations discussed in this study could lead to an increased use, appreciation and efficacy of future smoking cessation campaigns...
  31. doi request reprint The PAS study: a randomized controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of a web-based multiple tailored smoking cessation programme and tailored counselling by practice nurses
    Eline S Smit
    Department of Health Promotion, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Contemp Clin Trials 31:251-8. 2010
    ..PAS (Personal Advice in Stopping smoking) combines two of the most effective smoking cessation interventions: multiple computer tailoring and tailored counselling by a practice nurse in the general practice...
  32. doi request reprint Dynamics of adolescent friendship networks and smoking behavior: social network analyses in six European countries
    Liesbeth Mercken
    Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 69:1506-14. 2009
    ..Prevention programs need to address aspects that drive peer selection, and reinforce non-smoking attitudes in adolescents...
  33. pmc The use of a proactive dissemination strategy to optimize reach of an internet-delivered computer tailored lifestyle intervention
    Francine Schneider
    CAPHRI Department of Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:721. 2013
    ....
  34. pmc Are the stages of change relevant for the development and implementation of a web-based tailored alcohol intervention? A cross-sectional study
    Daniela N Schulz
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:360. 2012
    ..Our aim is to identify the potential relevance of the application of the stages of change concept in the development and implementation of alcohol interventions...
  35. ncbi request reprint The formation of specific action plans can enhance sun protection behavior in motivated parents
    Liesbeth van Osch
    Care and Public Health Research Institute, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 47:127-32. 2008
    ..To determine whether formulating specific plans with regard to sunscreen use can influence parental sun protection behavior (i.e., applying sunscreen to their child)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Passive cancer detection and medical help seeking for cancer symptoms: (in)adequate behavior and psychosocial determinants
    Liesbeth van Osch
    aDepartment of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht bFaculty of Psychology, Open University Netherlands, Heerlen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:266-74. 2007
    ..The effectiveness of these efforts may benefit from considering the distinct sets of determinants of passive detection behavior and medical help seeking...
  37. pmc Comparative impact of smoke-free legislation on smoking cessation in three European countries
    Gera E Nagelhout
    Maastricht University, Caphri, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 22:4-9. 2012
    ..This study aimed to examine the impact of comprehensive smoke-free workplace legislation in Ireland and England, and partial hospitality industry legislation in the Netherlands on quit attempts and quit success...
  38. doi request reprint The population impact of smoke-free workplace and hospitality industry legislation on smoking behaviour. Findings from a national population survey
    Gera E Nagelhout
    Maastricht University Caphri, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Addiction 106:816-23. 2011
    ..To study the impact of implementing smoke-free workplace and hospitality industry legislation on smoking behaviour...
  39. ncbi request reprint Nicotine dependence and withdrawal symptoms among occasional smokers
    Saadhna Panday
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Adolesc Health 40:144-50. 2007
    ..This study describes the levels of nicotine dependence, withdrawal symptoms, depressive mood, and risk behavior reported by male and female weekly and monthly adolescent smokers in South Africa...
  40. ncbi request reprint Determinants of smoking among adolescents in the Southern Cape-Karoo region, South Africa
    Saadhna Panday
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Health Promot Int 22:207-17. 2007
    ..Although there are more common than unique determinants of smoking among South African adolescents, further research is needed to understand the influence of differing social, economic and cultural contexts on smoking onset...
  41. ncbi request reprint The Dutch cancer information helpline: more critical patients after 10 years
    Astrid Reubsaet
    Maastricht University, Department of Health Education and Promotion, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 63:215-22. 2006
    ..This study was conducted to assess the impact and evaluation of the Dutch national cancer information helpline and to assess differences in evaluation and impact with a comparable study conducted in 1994...
  42. ncbi request reprint The motivational determinants of breast-feeding: predictors for the continuation of breast-feeding
    Els J Kools
    Department of Epidemiology, Care and Public Health Research Institute Caphri and Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht Nutrim, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 43:394-401. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the motivational determinants of the continuation of breast-feeding until 3 months postpartum...
  43. pmc Influence of delivery strategy on message-processing mechanisms and future adherence to a Dutch computer-tailored smoking cessation intervention
    Nicola Esther Stanczyk
    Maastricht University Caphri, Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 15:e28. 2013
    ..Video-based messages might be more effective in attracting attention and stimulating comprehension in people with a lower educational level and could therefore reduce attrition rates...
  44. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing Dutch practice nurses' intention to adopt a new smoking cessation intervention
    Lisa Leitlein
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Adv Nurs 68:2185-94. 2012
    ..This article is a report of a study that aimed to identify factors influencing practice nurses' and nurse practitioners' intention to adopt a new smoking cessation intervention...
  45. pmc Optimizing diffusion of an online computer tailored lifestyle program: a study protocol
    Francine Schneider
    CAPHRI Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, P, O, Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:480. 2011
    ..The present project attempts to optimize the dissemination process of a new online computer tailored generic lifestyle program by carefully studying the adoption process and developing a strategy to achieve sustained use of the program...
  46. doi request reprint Thinking versus feeling: differentiating between cognitive and affective components of perceived cancer risk
    Eva Janssen
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Health 27:767-83. 2012
    ..Since affective likelihood might be a better predictor of health behaviour than the commonly used cognitive operationalisation, both dimensions should be considered in future research...
  47. doi request reprint The influence of newspaper coverage and a media campaign on smokers' support for smoke-free bars and restaurants and on secondhand smoke harm awareness: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands Survey
    Gera E Nagelhout
    Department of Health Promotion, Caphri, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Tob Control 21:24-9. 2012
    ..To assess the influence of newspaper coverage and a media campaign about Dutch smoke-free legislation on smokers' support for smoke-free bars and restaurants and on secondhand smoke (SHS) harm awareness...
  48. ncbi request reprint Smoking status and peer support as the main predictors of smoking cessation in adolescents from six European countries
    Froukje Dijk
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University P O Box 616, 6200 M D Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:S495-504. 2007
    ..As adolescents who smoke regularly are less likely to quit, strategies to prevent them from taking up the habit are important. The influence of peers calls for inclusion of peer groups in cessation strategies...
  49. doi request reprint Alerting the general population to genetic risks: the value of health messages communicating the existence of genetic risk factors for public health promotion
    Chris M R Smerecnik
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Health Psychol 28:734-45. 2009
    ..However, there is a lack of evidence-based insight into its impact on individuals who were unaware of the existence of genetic risk factors at the moment of information exposure...
  50. doi request reprint Gender differences regarding the alcohol-tobacco relationship among Romanian adolescents--a longitudinal study
    Lucia M Lotrean
    Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Science FHML, Maastricht University, Care and Public Health Research Institute Caphri, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 19:285-9. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to assess cross-sectional and prospective relations between alcohol and tobacco use among Romanian adolescents, giving special attention to possible gender differences...
  51. ncbi request reprint Smoking-based selection and influence in gender-segregated friendship networks: a social network analysis of adolescent smoking
    Liesbeth Mercken
    Care and Public Health Research Institute Caphri, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Addiction 105:1280-9. 2010
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of smoking in "smoke-free" bars. Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Europe Surveys
    Gera E Nagelhout
    Maastricht University, Caphri, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 72:1643-51. 2011
    ..The results indicate the need for strong comprehensive smoke-free legislation without exceptions. This should be accompanied by educational campaigns in which the public health rationale for the legislation is clearly explained...
  53. ncbi request reprint Relapse prevention in a national smoking cessation contest: effects of coping planning
    Liesbeth van Osch
    Care and Public Health Research Institute, Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Br J Health Psychol 13:525-35. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the efficacy of a brief coping planning intervention to prevent smoking relapse in the context of a national smoking cessation contest ('Quit & Win')...
  54. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term effects of tailored information versus general information on determinants and intentions related to early detection of cancer
    Jascha De Nooijer
    Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 38:694-703. 2004
    ..This can be done by being alert to the warning signs of cancer and seeking help once a cancer symptom is detected...
  55. ncbi request reprint Do Dutch 11-12 years olds who never smoke, smoke experimentally or smoke regularly have different demographic backgrounds and perceptions of smoking?
    Marlein Ausems
    The Maastricht Health Research Institute for Prevention and Care, Netherlands School of Primary Care Research, Department of Health Education and Promotion, Faculty of Health Sciences, Maastricht Univ, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 13:160-7. 2003
    ..Most adolescent smokers start smoking before the age of twelve. Little is known about the behavioural smoking determinants of Dutch primary school children...
  56. ncbi request reprint Disentangling social selection and social influence effects on adolescent smoking: the importance of reciprocity in friendships
    Liesbeth Mercken
    Care and Public Heath research Institute, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Addiction 102:1483-92. 2007
    ..A new social selection-social influence model is proposed...
  57. pmc Associations between tobacco control policy awareness, social acceptability of smoking and smoking cessation. Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Europe Surveys
    Els Rennen
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Alumni, Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University Caphri, 6200 MD Maastricht, STIVORO Dutch Expert Centre on Tobacco Control, 2500 BB The Hague, Department of Communication, University of Amsterdam ASCoR, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Unit Cancer Prevention and WHO Collaborating Centre for Tobacco Control, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany, French Institute for Health Promotion and Health Education INPES, Saint Denis, Cermes3 Cesames Team Research Centre Medicine, Sciences, Health, Mental Health, Health Policy, CNRS UMR 8211, INSERM U988, University of Paris Descartes, Sorbonne Paris Cité, EHESS, Paris, France, Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behaviour, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA and Department of Tobacco Research, Mexican National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Health Educ Res 29:72-82. 2014
    ..However, campaigns that influence the perceived disapproval of smoking by important people may be needed to ultimately increase attempts to quit smoking. ..
  58. ncbi request reprint Associations of social-environmental and individual-level factors with adolescent soft drink consumption: results from the SMILE study
    Gert Jan de Bruijn
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, University of Maastricht, PO Box 616, NL 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 22:227-37. 2007
    ..The direct effects of practices and personality are noteworthy from a theoretical perspective. Implications for obesity prevention interventions are discussed...
  59. doi request reprint The influence of narrative risk communication on feelings of cancer risk
    Eva Janssen
    Department of Health Promotion, School Caphri, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Br J Health Psychol 18:407-19. 2013
    ..The aim of this experimental study was to compare the effects of narrative and non-narrative risk communication about sunbed use on ease of imagination and feelings of cancer risk...
  60. pmc Periodic email prompts to re-use an internet-delivered computer-tailored lifestyle program: influence of prompt content and timing
    Francine Schneider
    Caphri, Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 15:e23. 2013
    ..Adherence to Internet-delivered lifestyle interventions using multiple tailoring is suboptimal. Therefore, it is essential to invest in proactive strategies, such as periodic email prompts, to boost re-use of the intervention...
  61. pmc Is web interviewing a good alternative to telephone interviewing? Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands survey
    Gera E Nagelhout
    Maastricht University Caphri, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:351. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands web and telephone samples on demographic and smoking related variables to assess differences in data quality...
  62. pmc Preventing smoking relapse via Web-based computer-tailored feedback: a randomized controlled trial
    Iman Elfeddali
    Department of Health Promotion, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 14:e109. 2012
    ..The Stay Quit for You (SQ4U) study compared two Web-based computer-tailored smoking relapse prevention programs with different types of planning strategies versus a control group...
  63. ncbi request reprint Some signals cannot wait: effects of a national campaign on early detection of cancer among Dutch adults (>55 years)
    Astrid Reubsaet
    Care and Public Health Research Institute, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol 33:194-200. 2009
    ..Further, the campaign was evaluated on recall and recognition and the various campaign components were evaluated...
  64. pmc The influence of user characteristics and a periodic email prompt on exposure to an internet-delivered computer-tailored lifestyle program
    Francine Schneider
    Caphri, Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 14:e40. 2012
    ..Actual exposure to CT interventions is not living up to its high expectations, as only a (limited) proportion of the target group is actually using these programs...
  65. doi request reprint Efficacy of a single computer-tailored e-mail for smoking cessation: results after 6 months
    Fam te Poel
    Care School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 24:930-40. 2009
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Effects of in-school and tailored out-of-school smoking prevention among Dutch vocational school students
    Marlein Ausems
    Maastricht Health Research Institute for Prevention and Care, Netherlands School of Primary Care Research, Department of Health Education and Promotion, Maastricht University, MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 19:51-63. 2004
    ..42; 95% CI = 0.18-0.96). The effect of the combined approach was not larger than the sum of the effects of the in-school and the out-of-school effects...
  67. doi request reprint Understanding the positive effects of graphical risk information on comprehension: measuring attention directed to written, tabular, and graphical risk information
    Chris M R Smerecnik
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Risk Anal 30:1387-98. 2010
    ....
  68. doi request reprint Measuring risk perceptions of skin cancer: reliability and validity of different operationalizations
    Eva Janssen
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Br J Health Psychol 16:92-112. 2011
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Early detection of cancer: knowledge and behavior among Dutch adults
    Jascha De Nooijer
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Detect Prev 26:362-9. 2002
    ..Differences in demographic groups and differences in knowledge and behavior require adaptation of future health education on early detection of cancer to different groups...
  70. ncbi request reprint The behavioral determinants of breast-feeding in The Netherlands: predictors for the initiation of breast-feeding
    Els J Kools
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Behav 32:809-24. 2005
    ..The components of the ASE model predicted the initiation of breast-feeding. Hence, the results may be used to tailor future interventions aimed at promoting breast-feeding...
  71. ncbi request reprint Focus points for school health promotion improvements in Dutch primary schools
    Mariken T W Leurs
    Department of Youth Health Care, Maastricht Public Health Institute, Maastricht, 6202 NZ, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 22:58-69. 2007
    ..The latter seems to exert the greatest influence and may be one of the most promising focus points for improvements of school health promotion in the Netherlands...
  72. doi request reprint Electronic monitoring and health promotion: an evaluation of the E-MOVO Web site by adolescents
    Jascha De Nooijer
    Department of Health Education romotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 23:382-91. 2008
    ....
  73. doi request reprint An empirical test of the materialist framework for understanding the general population's reaction to nonpersonalized genetic health messages
    Chris M R Smerecnik
    School for Public Health and Primary Care, Department of Health Promotion, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    J Health Commun 16:550-62. 2011
    ..The authors' findings support the validity of the materialist framework for understanding laypeople's knowledge of genetics. On the basis of the results, several implications were deduced for public education of genetics...
  74. doi request reprint Self-efficacy moderates message-framing effects: The case of skin-cancer detection
    Jonathan Van 't Riet
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Health 25:339-49. 2010
    ..In addition, our results suggest that health promoting messages can be framed to match recipients' self-efficacy levels...
  75. ncbi request reprint Social psychological correlates of paying attention to cancer symptoms and seeking medical help
    Jascha De Nooijer
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 56:915-20. 2003
    ..We suggest that educational programs need to address the two variables separately and also need to tailor their content to the various social psychological correlates of these two aspects...
  76. pmc A web-based computer-tailored smoking prevention programme for primary school children: intervention design and study protocol
    Henricus Paul Cremers
    Department of Health Promotion, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200, MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:277. 2012
    ....
  77. pmc Program completion of a web-based tailored lifestyle intervention for adults: differences between a sequential and a simultaneous approach
    Daniela N Schulz
    CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 14:e26. 2012
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  78. ncbi request reprint Unplanned smoking initiation: new insights and implications for interventions
    Stef P J Kremers
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Universiteit Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 55:345-52. 2004
    ..Finally, it is argued that smoking prevention interventions should aim at influencing the image of nonsmoking by using mass media interventions and restrictive policies...
  79. doi request reprint Genetic health messages in the mass media: do the general public perceive non-personalized genetic health message as personally relevant?
    Chris M R Smerecnik
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Br J Health Psychol 15:941-56. 2010
    ..We examined whether the general public accepted genetic health messages and viewed them personally relevant in promoting their preventive behaviour...
  80. ncbi request reprint Are anti-smoking parenting practices related to adolescent smoking cognitions and behavior?
    Rose M E Huver
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 21:66-77. 2006
    ..Counter-productive effects of practices and the few effects in the longitudinal analyses indicate that the order in which parents and adolescents influence each other should be examined more closely...
  81. doi request reprint Personality and parenting style in parents of adolescents
    Rose M E Huver
    Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Adolesc 33:395-402. 2010
    ..Conscientiousness and openness did not relate to general parenting, but might be associated with more content-specific acts of parenting...
  82. pmc Testing a Dutch web-based tailored lifestyle programme among adults: a study protocol
    Daniela N Schulz
    Department of Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:108. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to test and compare the effectiveness of two different tailoring strategies for changing lifestyle compared to a control group using a multiple health behaviour web-based approach...
  83. doi request reprint Skin self-examination of persons from families with familial atypical multiple mole melanoma (FAMMM)
    Ilse Mesters
    Department of Health Education, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 75:251-5. 2009
    ..The aim is to examine motivational differences between (a) melanoma-prone persons who perform SSE once every 2-3 months, and (b) melanoma-prone persons with a lower SSE frequency...
  84. ncbi request reprint Modeling individual and physical environmental factors with adolescent physical activity
    Gert Jan de Bruijn
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Prev Med 30:507-12. 2006
    ..The present study tested a conceptual model that integrated past PA, relevant environmental-level and individual-level factors and their associations with adolescent PA, using the tenets of the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB)...
  85. ncbi request reprint Access point analysis in smoking and nonsmoking adolescents: findings from the European Smoking Prevention Framework Approach study
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Education, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:257-65. 2007
    ..Additional strategies for settings with less supervision need to be developed as they attract more smoking adolescents and older nonsmoking adolescents...
  86. ncbi request reprint Reasons for non-attendance in cervical cancer screening programmes: an application of the Integrated Model for Behavioural Change
    Theresia Knops-Dullens
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:436-45. 2007
    ..To improve the I-change model, further research is recommended to explore the relationship between ambivalence and intention...
  87. doi request reprint Intended coping responses to cancer symptoms in healthy adults: the roles of symptom knowledge, detection behavior, and perceived threat
    Robert A C Ruiter
    Department of Work and Social Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:818-26. 2008
    ..In addition, we were interested in the extent to which these effects are driven by heightened perceptions of threat...
  88. doi request reprint Social influence and selection effects in the context of smoking behavior: changes during early and mid adolescence
    Liesbeth Mercken
    Care and Public Health Research Institute Caphri, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Psychol 28:73-82. 2009
    ..This article examined the contribution of selection and influence processes in smoking behavior similarity among friends, and changes in these processes during early and mid adolescence...
  89. ncbi request reprint Intention to adopt a smoking cessation expert system within a self-selected sample of Dutch general practitioners
    Ciska Hoving
    University of Maastricht, Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:82-6. 2006
    ..The authors discuss the relevance of barriers mentioned not to implement the expert system and give recommendations for further steps into implementing primary prevention activities in Dutch general practice...
  90. doi request reprint A systematic review of the impact of genetic counseling on risk perception accuracy
    Chris M R Smerecnik
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Genet Couns 18:217-28. 2009
    ....
  91. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled study of short-term and long-term effects of tailored information versus general information on intention and behavior related to early detection of cancer
    Jascha De Nooijer
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1489-91. 2002
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Should individuals be informed about their salt sensitivity status? First indications of the value of testing for genetic predisposition to low-risk conditions
    Chris M R Smerecnik
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion Caphri, University Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Genet Test 11:307-14. 2007
    ..Consequently, individuals receiving negative test results should be carefully counseled on the meaning of the results and the consequences for preventive behavior...
  93. ncbi request reprint Prevention of Lyme disease in Dutch children: analysis of determinants of tick inspection by parents
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 35:160-5. 2002
    ..This study examined factors that discriminate between parents who regularly inspect their children for ticks and those who do not do so...
  94. ncbi request reprint Parenting style and adolescent fruit consumption
    Stef P J Kremers
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Universiteit Maastricht, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Appetite 41:43-50. 2003
    ..Consequences of these results for the interpretation of earlier studies on the influence of parenting practices are discussed, and a research model is proposed for future studies of parental influences on adolescent dietary behaviours...
  95. doi request reprint From theory to practice: An explorative study into the instrumentality and specificity of implementation intentions
    Liesbeth van Osch
    Care and Public Health Research Institute Caphri, Heerlen, Netherlands
    Psychol Health 25:351-64. 2010
    ..The present study explores the behavioural impact of instrumentality and specificity of implementation intentions...
  96. doi request reprint Educating the general public about multifactorial genetic disease: applying a theory-based framework to understand current public knowledge
    Chris M R Smerecnik
    School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Department of Health Education and Promotion, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Genet Med 10:251-8. 2008
    ..Implications for genetic education are discussed...
  97. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of a randomized computer-based out-of-school smoking prevention trial aimed at elementary schoolchildren
    Marlein Ausems
    The Maastricht Health Research Institute for Prevention and Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, 6200 MD, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 34:581-9. 2002
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the additional effect of out-of-school smoking prevention...
  98. ncbi request reprint A breast-feeding promotion and support program a randomized trial in The Netherlands
    Els J Kools
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 40:60-70. 2005
    ..This study examined the effectiveness of a breast-feeding promotion program to increase the continuation of breast-feeding...
  99. ncbi request reprint Factors determining cardiac nurses' intentions to continue using a smoking cessation protocol
    Catherine Bolman
    Department of Social Sciences, Netherlands Open University, Heerlen
    Heart Lung 31:15-24. 2002
    ..A model that combines attitude, social influence, and self-efficacy constructs as predictors of intentions (ASE model) served as the theoretical framework...
  100. ncbi request reprint A minimal-contact intervention for cardiac inpatients: long-term effects on smoking cessation
    Catherine Bolman
    Department of Social Sciences, Netherlands Open University, Heerlen, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 35:181-92. 2002
    ..This study examined the 1-year effects of a minimal-contact smoking cessation intervention for cardiac inpatients...
  101. ncbi request reprint Predictors of perceiving smoking cessation counselling as a midwife's role: a survey of Dutch midwives
    Martijntje J Bakker
    Municipal Health Institute The Hague, PO Box 12652, 2500 DP The Hague, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 15:39-42. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to identify relevant factors that hamper or promote the provision of effective smoking cessation advice and counselling...