A F G Leentjens

Summary

Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi [Manipulation of mental competence: an ethical problem in case of electrical stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus for severe Parkinson's disease]
    A F G Leentjens
    afd Psychiatrie, Academisch Ziekenhuis, Postbus 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:1394-8. 2004
  2. ncbi The contribution of somatic symptoms to the diagnosis of depressive disorder in Parkinson's disease: a discriminant analytic approach
    A F G Leentjens
    Deparment of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, The Netherlands
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 15:74-7. 2003
  3. ncbi [Alarming reduction in the psychiatric treatment capacity of general hospitals in the Netherlands between 1998 and 2006]
    A F G Leentjens
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 51:395-9. 2009
  4. ncbi [What factors are important for the successful implementation of guidelines?]
    A F G Leentjens
    Academisch Ziekenhuis Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 50:329-35. 2008
  5. ncbi [The practice guideline 'Consultation psychiatry' of the Dutch Psychiatric Association for psychiatric consultations in primary care and the hospital]
    A F G Leentjens
    Academisch Ziekenhuis Maastricht, afd Psychiatrie, Postbus 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:1914-7. 2008
  6. ncbi [Complete atrioventricular block during galantamine therapy]
    A F G Leentjens
    Academisch Ziekenhuis Maastricht, afd Psychiatrie, Postbus 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:563-6. 2006
  7. ncbi Serotonergic mechanisms in Parkinson's disease: opposing results from preclinical and clinical data
    B Scholtissen
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, Institute of Brain and Behaviour, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neural Transm 113:59-73. 2006
  8. doi The association between motor subtypes and psychopathology in Parkinson's disease
    J S A M Reijnders
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:379-82. 2009
  9. ncbi SSRIs in the treatment of depression in Parkinson's disease
    A F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:552-4. 2003
  10. ncbi Markers for depression in Parkinson's disease
    A F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 106:196-201. 2002

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi [Manipulation of mental competence: an ethical problem in case of electrical stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus for severe Parkinson's disease]
    A F G Leentjens
    afd Psychiatrie, Academisch Ziekenhuis, Postbus 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:1394-8. 2004
    ..The current ethical views on mental competence do not consider the potential influence of modern methods of treatment such as STN-DBS on this capacity...
  2. ncbi The contribution of somatic symptoms to the diagnosis of depressive disorder in Parkinson's disease: a discriminant analytic approach
    A F G Leentjens
    Deparment of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, The Netherlands
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 15:74-7. 2003
    ..Nonsomatic symptoms of depression appear to be the most important for distinguishing between depressed and nondepressed patients with Parkinson's disease, along with reduced appetite and early morning awakening...
  3. ncbi [Alarming reduction in the psychiatric treatment capacity of general hospitals in the Netherlands between 1998 and 2006]
    A F G Leentjens
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 51:395-9. 2009
    ..Psychiatric wards in both general and academic hospitals are ideally suited to provide integrated care to patients with psychiatric and somatic comorbidity...
  4. ncbi [What factors are important for the successful implementation of guidelines?]
    A F G Leentjens
    Academisch Ziekenhuis Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 50:329-35. 2008
    ..The influence of a guideline on clinical practice depends on the extent to which the recommendations in the guideline are acted upon (degree of adherence)...
  5. ncbi [The practice guideline 'Consultation psychiatry' of the Dutch Psychiatric Association for psychiatric consultations in primary care and the hospital]
    A F G Leentjens
    Academisch Ziekenhuis Maastricht, afd Psychiatrie, Postbus 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:1914-7. 2008
    ..Early detection of complex patients can further improve the effectiveness of psychiatric consultation. Follow-up contacts and investing in liaison contacts improve adherence to the advice provided...
  6. ncbi [Complete atrioventricular block during galantamine therapy]
    A F G Leentjens
    Academisch Ziekenhuis Maastricht, afd Psychiatrie, Postbus 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:563-6. 2006
    ..Patients starting treatment with cholinesterase inhibitors should be screened for an increased risk of cardiac arrhythmias by investigating their potassium concentrations and running an ECG...
  7. ncbi Serotonergic mechanisms in Parkinson's disease: opposing results from preclinical and clinical data
    B Scholtissen
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, Institute of Brain and Behaviour, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neural Transm 113:59-73. 2006
    ..More specifically, the present review is aimed at bridging the gap between data from animal models of PD and data from human research...
  8. doi The association between motor subtypes and psychopathology in Parkinson's disease
    J S A M Reijnders
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:379-82. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association between motor subtypes and psychopathology in PD...
  9. ncbi SSRIs in the treatment of depression in Parkinson's disease
    A F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:552-4. 2003
  10. ncbi Markers for depression in Parkinson's disease
    A F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 106:196-201. 2002
    ..To assess whether general risk factors for depression are also markers of depression in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) and to identify additional disease-specific markers...
  11. doi Mental health care use in Parkinson's disease: a record linkage study
    A F G Leentjens
    Department of Psychiatry, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuroepidemiology 30:71-5. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the level of mental health care use of PD patients with that of a matched control population, and to assess possible fluctuations in mental health care use in the years surrounding the diagnosis of PD...
  12. ncbi [Evidence- and practice-based psychiatry]
    A F G Leentjens
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 50:311. 2008
  13. ncbi [Care in confusion: a competency indicator for delirium in the general hospital]
    A F G Leentjens
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 49:141-3. 2007
  14. doi The nosological position of apathy in clinical practice
    S E Starkstein
    School of Psychiatry, University of Western Australia, WA, Australia
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:1088-92. 2008
    ..From a nosological perspective, future studies should examine the overlap with other psychiatric and neurodegenerative conditions and further validate specific diagnostic and assessment tools...
  15. ncbi [Reaction to 'The psychiatrist working in a multidisciplinary team and the "Revised Profile of the Psychiatrist']
    A F G Leentjens
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 48:669-70; author reply 670-2. 2006
  16. ncbi Increased risk of Parkinson's disease after depression: a retrospective cohort study
    A G Schuurman
    Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Neurology 58:1501-4. 2002
    ..Depression has been linked to the occurrence of a number of somatic diseases. There are no data for PD...