R A Schoevers

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Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for depression in later life; results of a prospective community based study (AMSTEL)
    R A Schoevers
    Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Valeriusplein 9, 1075 BG, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 59:127-37. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Association of depression and gender with mortality in old age. Results from the Amsterdam Study of the Elderly (AMSTEL)
    R A Schoevers
    Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Valeriusplein 9, 1075 BG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 177:336-42. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Depression and cardiac mortality: results from a community-based longitudinal study
    B W Penninx
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:221-7. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Emergence and persistence of late life depression: a 3-year follow-up of the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam
    A T Beekman
    Department of Psychiatry of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Valerius Clinic, Valeriusplein 9, 1075 BG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 65:131-8. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Depression and risk of cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease. Results of two prospective community-based studies in The Netherlands
    M I Geerlings
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 176:568-75. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity and risk-patterns of depression, generalised anxiety disorder and mixed anxiety-depression in later life: results from the AMSTEL study
    R A Schoevers
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:994-1001. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Increased risk of mortality associated with social isolation in older men: only when feeling lonely? Results from the Amsterdam Study of the Elderly (AMSTEL)
    T J Holwerda
    Department of Psychiatry, ARKIN Institute of Mental Health Care, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 42:843-53. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Depression and excess mortality: evidence for a dose response relation in community living elderly
    R A Schoevers
    VU University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:169-76. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Physician-assisted suicide in psychiatry: developments in The Netherlands
    R A Schoevers
    Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatr Serv 49:1475-80. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint The natural history of late-life depression: results from the Amsterdam Study of the Elderly (AMSTEL)
    R A Schoevers
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Centre, LASA AMSTEL, Faculteit GNK, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 76:5-14. 2003

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for depression in later life; results of a prospective community based study (AMSTEL)
    R A Schoevers
    Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Valeriusplein 9, 1075 BG, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 59:127-37. 2000
    ..The current prospective study tests an etiologic model for depression incidence, by assessing modifying effects of three types of vulnerability: genetic/familial vulnerability, organic vulnerability, and environmental vulnerability...
  2. ncbi request reprint Association of depression and gender with mortality in old age. Results from the Amsterdam Study of the Elderly (AMSTEL)
    R A Schoevers
    Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Valeriusplein 9, 1075 BG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 177:336-42. 2000
    ..The association between depression and increased mortality risk in older persons may depend on the severity of the depressive disorder and gender...
  3. ncbi request reprint Depression and cardiac mortality: results from a community-based longitudinal study
    B W Penninx
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:221-7. 2001
    ..This study examined and compared the effect of depression on cardiac mortality in community-dwelling persons with and without cardiac disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint Emergence and persistence of late life depression: a 3-year follow-up of the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam
    A T Beekman
    Department of Psychiatry of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Valerius Clinic, Valeriusplein 9, 1075 BG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 65:131-8. 2001
    ..It is speculated that including more biological correlates of depression and data concerning positive life-changes may improve our understanding of the prognosis of late life depression...
  5. ncbi request reprint Depression and risk of cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease. Results of two prospective community-based studies in The Netherlands
    M I Geerlings
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 176:568-75. 2000
    ..Depression may be associated with cognitive decline in elderly people with impaired cognition...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity and risk-patterns of depression, generalised anxiety disorder and mixed anxiety-depression in later life: results from the AMSTEL study
    R A Schoevers
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:994-1001. 2003
    ..Research is needed that investigates patterns of comorbidity and possibly different risk profiles for pure depression, pure generalised anxiety and mixed anxiety-depression in older people...
  7. doi request reprint Increased risk of mortality associated with social isolation in older men: only when feeling lonely? Results from the Amsterdam Study of the Elderly (AMSTEL)
    T J Holwerda
    Department of Psychiatry, ARKIN Institute of Mental Health Care, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 42:843-53. 2012
    ..The current study investigated whether social isolation and feelings of loneliness in older men and women were associated with increased mortality risk, controlling for depression and other potentially confounding factors...
  8. doi request reprint Depression and excess mortality: evidence for a dose response relation in community living elderly
    R A Schoevers
    VU University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:169-76. 2009
    ..Depression is associated with an increased mortality risk. It is not known to what extent depression characteristics such as severity and length of exposure to depression contribute to the association with excess mortality...
  9. ncbi request reprint Physician-assisted suicide in psychiatry: developments in The Netherlands
    R A Schoevers
    Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatr Serv 49:1475-80. 1998
    ..Because the general public will continue to ask for clarity on the issue of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide, the authors believe that an open discussion of both ethical and professional issues is the best option...
  10. ncbi request reprint The natural history of late-life depression: results from the Amsterdam Study of the Elderly (AMSTEL)
    R A Schoevers
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Centre, LASA AMSTEL, Faculteit GNK, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 76:5-14. 2003
    ..This study examines whether risk factors related to incidence of depression are also related to prognosis, and whether a vulnerability-stress model can be established for prognosis...