Linda Grievink

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Disaster exposure as a risk factor for mental health problems, eighteen months, four and ten years post-disaster--a longitudinal study
    Bellis van den Berg
    Regioplan Policy Research, Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 35, Amsterdam, Rd, 1012, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 12:147. 2012
  2. pmc Use of mental health services among disaster survivors: predisposing factors
    Dirk Jan den Ouden
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:173. 2007
  3. ncbi A longitudinal comparative study of the physical and mental health problems of affected residents of the firework disaster Enschede, The Netherlands
    L Grievink
    Centre for Environmental Health Research, National Institute for Public Health and Environment RIVM, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Public Health 121:367-74. 2007
  4. ncbi The importance of estimating selection bias on prevalence estimates shortly after a disaster
    Linda Grievink
    Centre for Environmental Health Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Ann Epidemiol 16:782-8. 2006
  5. pmc Are physical symptoms among survivors of a disaster presented to the general practitioner? A comparison between self-reports and GP data
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:150. 2007
  6. ncbi Symptoms and related functioning in a traumatized community
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 165:2402-7. 2005
  7. ncbi Determinants of response in a longitudinal health study following the firework-disaster in Enschede, The Netherlands
    Marieke B A Dijkema
    Centre for Environmental Health Research MGO Pb 10, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, PO Box 1, 3720 Bilthoven, BA, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:839-47. 2005
  8. doi Risk factors for unexplained symptoms after a disaster: a five-year longitudinal study in general practice
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Psychosomatics 50:69-77. 2009
  9. pmc Selective attrition and bias in a longitudinal health survey among survivors of a disaster
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, A van Leeuwenhoeklaan 6, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:8. 2007
  10. ncbi Health-related quality of life and mental health problems after a disaster: are chronically ill survivors more vulnerable to health problems?
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 15:1571-6. 2006

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  1. pmc Disaster exposure as a risk factor for mental health problems, eighteen months, four and ten years post-disaster--a longitudinal study
    Bellis van den Berg
    Regioplan Policy Research, Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 35, Amsterdam, Rd, 1012, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 12:147. 2012
    ..e. a sum score of experiences and symptoms of distress and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  2. pmc Use of mental health services among disaster survivors: predisposing factors
    Dirk Jan den Ouden
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:173. 2007
    ..This study examines predictors for mental health services (MHS) utilization among survivors of a man-made disaster in the Netherlands (May 2000)...
  3. ncbi A longitudinal comparative study of the physical and mental health problems of affected residents of the firework disaster Enschede, The Netherlands
    L Grievink
    Centre for Environmental Health Research, National Institute for Public Health and Environment RIVM, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Public Health 121:367-74. 2007
    ..Study questions were: (1) did the health status change over this period; and (2) how is the health status 18 months after the disaster compared with controls?..
  4. ncbi The importance of estimating selection bias on prevalence estimates shortly after a disaster
    Linda Grievink
    Centre for Environmental Health Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Ann Epidemiol 16:782-8. 2006
    ..The aim was to study selective participation and its effect on prevalence estimates in a health survey of affected residents 3 weeks after a man-made disaster in The Netherlands (May 13, 2000)...
  5. pmc Are physical symptoms among survivors of a disaster presented to the general practitioner? A comparison between self-reports and GP data
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:150. 2007
    ..e. were the symptoms related to a medical diagnosis or could they be labeled MUS?..
  6. ncbi Symptoms and related functioning in a traumatized community
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 165:2402-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence and course of symptoms reported by disaster survivors and to assess whether the symptoms have features similar to those of medically unexplained symptoms...
  7. ncbi Determinants of response in a longitudinal health study following the firework-disaster in Enschede, The Netherlands
    Marieke B A Dijkema
    Centre for Environmental Health Research MGO Pb 10, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, PO Box 1, 3720 Bilthoven, BA, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:839-47. 2005
    ..9). In conclusion, disaster-related characteristics were associated with higher response in native Dutch. Health problems were associated with higher response among non-western immigrants and with lower response among the native Dutch...
  8. doi Risk factors for unexplained symptoms after a disaster: a five-year longitudinal study in general practice
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Psychosomatics 50:69-77. 2009
    ..When presented to the general practitioner (GP), more than three-quarters of symptoms such as stomach ache, headache, and pain in bones and muscles cannot be explained by a medical disorder...
  9. pmc Selective attrition and bias in a longitudinal health survey among survivors of a disaster
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, A van Leeuwenhoeklaan 6, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:8. 2007
    ..Little is known about the response mechanisms among survivors of disasters. We studied the selective attrition and possible bias in a longitudinal study among survivors of a fireworks disaster...
  10. ncbi Health-related quality of life and mental health problems after a disaster: are chronically ill survivors more vulnerable to health problems?
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 15:1571-6. 2006
    ..In conclusion, chronic diseases were not an important risk factor for impaired HRQL and mental health problems among survivors...
  11. ncbi The public health dimension of disasters--health outcome assessment of disasters
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Environmental Health Research, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:s55-9. 2008
    ..Instead, disasters will cause many other health problems and concerns such as infectious diseases and mental health problems. Disaster health outcome assessments provide insight into the public health impact of disasters...
  12. ncbi Risk factors for physical symptoms after a disaster: a longitudinal study
    B van den Berg
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences IRAS, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 38:499-510. 2008
    ..In addition, we examined whether risk factors for physical symptoms differ between survivors and controls...
  13. ncbi Dietary influences on chronic obstructive lung disease and asthma: a review of the epidemiological evidence
    H A Smit
    Department of Chronic Disease and Environmental Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Proc Nutr Soc 58:309-19. 1999
    ..Several unresolved questions are raised, which should be addressed in future studies on the relationship between diet and respiratory disease...
  14. ncbi Cancer incidence in Dutch Balkan veterans
    Rik P Bogers
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:550-5. 2013
    ..63 (0.20, 1.46). The authors conclude that earlier suggestions of increased cancer risks among veterans are not supported by empirical data. The lower risk of cancer might be explained by the 'healthy warrior effect'...
  15. ncbi Medically unexplained physical symptoms in the aftermath of disasters
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Rev 27:92-106. 2005
  16. pmc Rapid Health and Needs assessments after disasters: a systematic review
    Helena A Korteweg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Postbus 1 3720 BA, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:295. 2010
    ..To our knowledge, there is no standardized rapid assessment tool for European countries. The aim of this article is to describe existing tools used internationally and analyze them for the development of a workable rapid assessment...
  17. ncbi Patterns of food consumption and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in the general Dutch population
    Rob M van Dam
    Department of Chronic Diseases Epidemiology, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:1156-63. 2003
    ..Few studies have examined food consumption patterns in relation to biological risk factors for cardiovascular disease...
  18. ncbi Post-disaster mental health problems and the utilization of mental health services: a four-year longitudinal comparative study
    Peter G van der Velden
    Institute for Psychotrauma, Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:279-88. 2006
    ..Results suggest that after a disaster survivors with mental health problems are less reluctant to use MHS than under normal circumstances...
  19. ncbi Risk factors for psychological and physical health problems after a man-made disaster. Prospective study
    Anja J E Dirkzwager
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 189:144-9. 2006
    ..There are few prospective studies on risk factors for health problems after disasters in which actual pre-disaster health data are available...
  20. ncbi The independent predictive value of peritraumatic dissociation for postdisaster intrusions, avoidance reactions, and PTSD symptom severity: a 4-year prospective study
    Peter G van der Velden
    Institute for Psychotrauma, Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
    J Trauma Stress 19:493-506. 2006
    ..Results suggest that an early screening procedure for peritraumatic dissociation, which is aimed at identifying disaster victims who are at risk for long-term psychological disturbances can be omitted...
  21. ncbi Disaster-related posttraumatic stress disorder and physical health
    Anja J E Dirkzwager
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Psychosom Med 69:435-40. 2007
    ..Most studies on the relationship between PTSD and physical health are cross-sectional and use self-reported physical health outcomes...
  22. ncbi The correspondence between persistent self-reported post-traumatic problems and general practitioners' reports after a major disaster
    Annelieke N Drogendijk
    Institute for Psychotrauma IvP, Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 37:193-202. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to analyse this correspondence and to identify the factors associated with GPs' detection of persistent psychological problems...
  23. ncbi Smoking as a risk factor for mental health disturbances after a disaster: a prospective comparative study
    Peter G van der Velden
    Institute for Psychotrauma, Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:87-92. 2007
    ..To assess whether smoking is a(n) (independent) risk factor for mental health problems among adult disaster victims and among a nonexposed comparison group...
  24. ncbi The association between dispositional optimism and mental health problems among disaster victims and a comparison group: a prospective study
    Peter G van der Velden
    Institute for Psychotrauma, Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 102:35-45. 2007
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