Irene A Harmsen

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

Publications

  1. pmc Factors that influence vaccination decision-making by parents who visit an anthroposophical child welfare center: a focus group study
    Irene A Harmsen
    Center for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, the Netherlands Department of Work and Social Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Adv Prev Med 2012:175694. 2012
  2. doi Parental information-seeking behaviour in childhood vaccinations
    Irene A Harmsen
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Centre for Infectious Disease Control, P, O, Box 1 3720, BA, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:1219. 2013
  3. doi Psychosocial determinants of parents' intention to vaccinate their newborn child against hepatitis B
    Irene A Harmsen
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Centre for Infectious Disease Control, PO Box 1, 3720 BA, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Vaccine 30:4771-7. 2012
  4. pmc Why parents refuse childhood vaccination: a qualitative study using online focus groups
    Irene A Harmsen
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Centre for Infectious Disease Control, P, O, Box 1, 3720, BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:1183. 2013

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  1. pmc Factors that influence vaccination decision-making by parents who visit an anthroposophical child welfare center: a focus group study
    Irene A Harmsen
    Center for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, the Netherlands Department of Work and Social Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Adv Prev Med 2012:175694. 2012
    ..This may satisfy parents' information needs and enable them to make a sufficiently informed choice whether or not to vaccinate their child...
  2. doi Parental information-seeking behaviour in childhood vaccinations
    Irene A Harmsen
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Centre for Infectious Disease Control, P, O, Box 1 3720, BA, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:1219. 2013
    ..Insight into the types and sources of vaccine related information that parents use, and reasons why they seek extra information is needed to improve the existing information supply about childhood vaccinations...
  3. doi Psychosocial determinants of parents' intention to vaccinate their newborn child against hepatitis B
    Irene A Harmsen
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Centre for Infectious Disease Control, PO Box 1, 3720 BA, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Vaccine 30:4771-7. 2012
    ..To further sustain parents' positive attitudes towards hepatitis B vaccination, educational campaigns should strengthen the benefits of vaccination along with emphasizing the child's risk to hepatitis B infection...
  4. pmc Why parents refuse childhood vaccination: a qualitative study using online focus groups
    Irene A Harmsen
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Centre for Infectious Disease Control, P, O, Box 1, 3720, BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:1183. 2013
    ..As no qualitative studies have explored the factors behind these decisions among Dutch parents, we performed a study using online focus groups...