Peter Verhaak

Summary

Affiliation: Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of diagnosing depression in primary care: the impact of chronic somatic and psychiatric co-morbidity
    Jasper Nuyen
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 35:1185-95. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint [Cutting costs in mental health care: how do we divide the sheep from the goats?]
    Peter F M Verhaak
    NIVEL, afd Mental Health and Primary Care, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 157:A6475. 2013
  3. pmc Patients' views on changes in doctor-patient communication between 1982 and 2001: a mixed-methods study
    Ligaya Butalid
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500, BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 13:80. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Mental health treatment provided by primary care psychologists in The Netherlands
    Peter F M Verhaak
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Psychiatr Serv 64:94-7. 2013
  5. pmc Mental health care as delivered by Dutch general practitioners between 2004 and 2008
    Peter F M Verhaak
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Scand J Prim Health Care 30:156-62. 2012
  6. pmc Outcomes for depression and anxiety in primary care and details of treatment: a naturalistic longitudinal study
    Marijn A Prins
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Postbus 1568, Utrecht, 3500 BN, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 11:180. 2011
  7. pmc Measuring mental health of the Dutch population: a comparison of the GHQ-12 and the MHI-5
    Nancy Hoeymans
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, P, O, Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:23. 2004
  8. pmc The course of untreated anxiety and depression, and determinants of poor one-year outcome: a one-year cohort study
    Ilse Mj van Beljouw
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 10:86. 2010
  9. pmc Discussing patient's lifestyle choices in the consulting room: analysis of GP-patient consultations between 1975 and 2008
    Janneke Noordman
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 11:87. 2010
  10. pmc Detecting depressive and anxiety disorders in distressed patients in primary care; comparative diagnostic accuracy of the Four-Dimensional Symptom Questionnaire (4DSQ) and the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS)
    Berend Terluin
    Department of General Practice, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 10:58. 2009

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of diagnosing depression in primary care: the impact of chronic somatic and psychiatric co-morbidity
    Jasper Nuyen
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 35:1185-95. 2005
    ..These types of co-morbidity have been shown to exert opposite effects on underdiagnosis of depression by general practitioners (GPs). However, past research has not addressed their combined effect on underdiagnosis of depression...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Cutting costs in mental health care: how do we divide the sheep from the goats?]
    Peter F M Verhaak
    NIVEL, afd Mental Health and Primary Care, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 157:A6475. 2013
    ..Specialist Mental Health Services have to be restricted. The realization of these restrictions will need a more fundamental shift in criteria than the DSM classification will be able to provide. ..
  3. pmc Patients' views on changes in doctor-patient communication between 1982 and 2001: a mixed-methods study
    Ligaya Butalid
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500, BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 13:80. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to examine whether analogue patients (lay people judging videotaped consultations) perceive shifts in the quality of doctor-patient communication over a twenty-year period...
  4. doi request reprint Mental health treatment provided by primary care psychologists in The Netherlands
    Peter F M Verhaak
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Psychiatr Serv 64:94-7. 2013
    ..The study examined outcomes of clients treated by primary care psychologists in 2010 in the Netherlands...
  5. pmc Mental health care as delivered by Dutch general practitioners between 2004 and 2008
    Peter F M Verhaak
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Scand J Prim Health Care 30:156-62. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Outcomes for depression and anxiety in primary care and details of treatment: a naturalistic longitudinal study
    Marijn A Prins
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Postbus 1568, Utrecht, 3500 BN, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 11:180. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Measuring mental health of the Dutch population: a comparison of the GHQ-12 and the MHI-5
    Nancy Hoeymans
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, P, O, Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:23. 2004
    ..Therefore, we studied the relationship of the GHQ-12 and MHI-5 with sociodemographic characteristics, self-reported visits to general practice and mental health care, and with diagnoses made by the general practitioner...
  8. pmc The course of untreated anxiety and depression, and determinants of poor one-year outcome: a one-year cohort study
    Ilse Mj van Beljouw
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 10:86. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the one-year course of untreated anxiety and depression, and to determine predictors of a poor outcome...
  9. pmc Discussing patient's lifestyle choices in the consulting room: analysis of GP-patient consultations between 1975 and 2008
    Janneke Noordman
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 11:87. 2010
    ..Lastly, we examine whether lifestyle behaviour is discussed more with certain patients during consultations, depending on gender, age and educational background...
  10. pmc Detecting depressive and anxiety disorders in distressed patients in primary care; comparative diagnostic accuracy of the Four-Dimensional Symptom Questionnaire (4DSQ) and the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS)
    Berend Terluin
    Department of General Practice, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 10:58. 2009
    ....
  11. pmc Does burnout among doctors affect their involvement in patients' mental health problems? A study of videotaped consultations
    Else M Zantinge
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 10:60. 2009
    ..This may result in less psychological evaluations of patients' complaints...
  12. pmc Does the attention General Practitioners pay to their patients' mental health problems add to their workload? A cross sectional national survey
    Else M Zantinge
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 7:71. 2006
    ..Therefore we investigated the following: Is the attention GPs pay to their patients' mental health problems related to their subjective and objective workload?..
  13. pmc Patients with persistent medically unexplained symptoms in general practice: characteristics and quality of care
    Anja J E Dirkzwager
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 8:33. 2007
    ..Additionally, it is examined how patients with persistent MUPS evaluate the quality of GP-care...
  14. doi request reprint Receiving treatment for common mental disorders
    Peter F M Verhaak
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, 3500BH Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:46-55. 2009
    ..In this study, the explanation of receiving mental health treatment is sought in predisposing and enabling characteristics and indicators for objective and self-perceived need...
  15. ncbi request reprint Persistent presentation of medically unexplained symptoms in general practice
    Peter F M Verhaak
    Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht
    Fam Pract 23:414-20. 2006
    ..To assess socio-demographic characteristics, health status and use of health services of patients who frequently present MUPS, compared with reference groups...
  16. ncbi request reprint Patients with a psychiatric disorder in general practice: determinants of general practitioners' psychological diagnosis
    Peter F M Verhaak
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:125-32. 2006
    ..Although psychiatric disorders are highly prevalent in the community, many patients with a psychiatric morbidity remain unidentified as such in primary care...
  17. doi request reprint Reasons and determinants for not receiving treatment for common mental disorders
    Ilse van Beljouw
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychiatr Serv 61:250-7. 2010
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Somatic disease and psychological disorder
    P F Verhaak
    Netherlands Institute of Primary Health Care, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 42:261-73. 1997
    ..Patients with a number of other serious somatic diseases, such as diabetes, cancer, and arthritis, did not distinguish themselves in a positive way on one of indices for psychological distress...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of chronic benign pain disorder among adults: a review of the literature
    P F Verhaak
    Netherlands Institute of Primary Care, Utrecht
    Pain 77:231-9. 1998
    ..Nor method used (telephone survey, postal survey, nor definition of chronicity (>1 month; >3 months; >6 months) clearly explained the differences in prevalence in the various studies. Implications for future research are discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Chronic disease and mental disorder
    Peter F M Verhaak
    Netherlands Institute for Health Service Research Nivel, P O Box 1568, Utrecht, 3500 The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 60:789-97. 2005
    ..For many chronically ill people, this risk is further exacerbated by social/relationship problems, and a poor level of perceived health...
  21. pmc Mental health in the Dutch population and in general practice: 1987-2001
    Peter F M Verhaak
    Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 55:770-5. 2005
    ..Specialised health care in the Netherlands is accessible only through referral by a GP, and so it is important to consider the role of primary care in the diagnosis of mental health problems...
  22. ncbi request reprint Demand and supply for psychological help in general practice in different European countries: access to primary mental health care in six European countries
    Peter F M Verhaak
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 14:134-40. 2004
    ..This may influence patients' expectations and requests for help and GPs' performance. In this paper the effects of working in different health care systems on demand and supply for psychological help were examined...
  23. doi request reprint The costs of guideline-concordant care and of care according to patients' needs in anxiety and depression
    Marijn Prins
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Eval Clin Pract 17:537-46. 2011
    ..To describe the direct and indirect costs for people with anxiety and depressive disorders where guidelines are adhered to and patients' perceived needs are fully met...
  24. pmc Perceived need for mental health care and barriers to care in the Netherlands and Australia
    Marijn Prins
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:1033-44. 2011
    ..This study of Australian and Dutch people with anxiety or depressive disorder aims to examine people's perceived needs and barriers to care, and to identify possible similarities and differences...
  25. doi request reprint Web-enabled video-feedback: a method to reflect on the communication skills of experienced physicians
    Janneke Noordman
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 82:335-40. 2011
    ..To describe our web-enabled video-feedback method designed to reflect on the communication skills of experienced physicians...
  26. ncbi request reprint Help seeking for emotional and behavioural problems in children and adolescents: a review of recent literature
    Marieke Zwaanswijk
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 12:153-61. 2003
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint The problem of diagnosing major depression in elderly primary care patients
    Anita C Volkers
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Drieharingstraat 6, PO Box 1568, 3500 NB Utrecht, Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 82:259-63. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with adolescent mental health service need and utilization
    Marieke Zwaanswijk
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:692-700. 2003
    ..To determine the association of parent, family, and adolescent variables with adolescent mental health service need and utilization...
  29. ncbi request reprint The workload of GPs: patients with psychological and somatic problems compared
    Else M Zantinge
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 22:293-7. 2005
    ..GPs state that patients with mental problems make heavy demands on their available time. To what extent these perceived problems correspond with reality needs more investigation...
  30. pmc Patient factors associated with guideline-concordant treatment of anxiety and depression in primary care
    Marijn A Prins
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Gen Intern Med 25:648-55. 2010
    ..To identify associations of patient characteristics (predisposing, enabling and need factors) with guideline-concordant care for anxiety and depression in primary care...
  31. ncbi request reprint Consultation for and identification of child and adolescent psychological problems in Dutch general practice
    Marieke Zwaanswijk
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht
    Fam Pract 22:498-506. 2005
    ..Child and adolescent psychological problems are rarely brought to the attention of GPs. Children and adolescents with psychological problems who do visit their GP are seldom identified as such by GPs...
  32. pmc The workload of GPs: consultations of patients with psychological and somatic problems compared
    Else M Zantinge
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 55:609-14. 2005
    ..GPs report that patients' psychosocial problems play a part in 20% of all consultations. GPs state that these consultations are more time-consuming and the perceived burden on the GP is higher...
  33. ncbi request reprint Help-seeking for child psychopathology: pathways to informal and professional services in the Netherlands
    Marieke Zwaanswijk
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:1292-300. 2005
    ..To devise and test a model describing the process of help-seeking for child psychopathology in professional and informal service settings...
  34. ncbi request reprint The workload of general practitioners does not affect their awareness of patients' psychological problems
    Else M Zantinge
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 67:93-9. 2007
    ..To investigate if general practitioners (GPs) with a higher workload are less inclined to encourage their patients to disclose psychological problems, and are less aware of their patients' psychological problems...
  35. ncbi request reprint The different stages and actors involved in the process leading to the use of adolescent mental health services
    Marieke Zwaanswijk
    NIVEL and Erasmus Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 12:567-82. 2007
    ..Interventions aimed at increasing adolescent mental health service use should be directed at parents and adolescents, and at the roles of school personnel and general practitioners in the detection of problems and referral...
  36. doi request reprint Health beliefs and perceived need for mental health care of anxiety and depression--the patients' perspective explored
    Marijn A Prins
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:1038-58. 2008
    ..More research is required into the specific needs of anxiety and depression patients. Open communication between patient and provider could lead to valuable improvements in treatment...
  37. ncbi request reprint Change in children's emotional and behavioural problems over a one-year period: Associations with parental problem recognition and service use
    Marieke Zwaanswijk
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 15:127-31. 2006
    ..Our findings imply the need for methodologically sound research into the effectiveness of professional and informal services for child emotional and behavioural problems...
  38. doi request reprint Primary care patients with anxiety and depression: need for care from the patient's perspective
    Marijn A Prins
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 119:163-71. 2009
    ..This study aims to determine the specific perceived need for care in primary care patients with anxiety and depression, and examine to what extent these different needs are met...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of an intervention to reduce sickness absence in patients with emotional distress or minor mental disorders: a randomized controlled effectiveness trial
    Evelien P M Brouwers
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:223-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of an activating intervention designed to reduce sick leave duration in patients with emotional distress or minor mental disorders...
  40. ncbi request reprint Electronic momentary assessment in chronic pain I: psychological pain responses as predictors of pain intensity
    Marjolijn J Sorbi
    Department of Health Psychology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin J Pain 22:55-66. 2006
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Consulting room computers and their effect on general practitioner-patient communication
    Janneke Noordman
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 27:644-51. 2010
    ..As the use of a computer requires time and attention from GPs, this may well interfere with the communication process. Yet, the information accessed on the computer may also enhance communication...
  42. ncbi request reprint Electronic momentary assessment in chronic pain II: pain and psychological pain responses as predictors of pain disability
    Marjolijn J Sorbi
    Department of Health Psychology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin J Pain 22:67-81. 2006
    ..We also tested the differences between pre-chronic, recently chronic, and persistently chronic pain in the prediction of disability (impaired physical and mental capacity, pain interference with activities, immobility due to pain)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of an activating intervention by social workers for patients with minor mental disorders on sick leave: a randomized controlled trial
    Evelien P M Brouwers
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 17:214-20. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of an intervention conducted by social workers, designed to reduce sick leave duration in patients absent from work owing to emotional distress or minor mental disorders...