Rob M Kok

Summary

Affiliation: The Hague
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc The effectiveness of assertive community treatment for elderly patients with severe mental illness: a randomized controlled trial
    Jolanda Stobbe
    Department of Psychiatry, Epidemiological and Social Psychiatric Research institute, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040 Dp 0122, Rotterdam, CA 3000, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 14:42. 2014
  2. doi request reprint What is the role of medications in late life depression?
    Rob M Kok
    Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, Mangostraat 1, The Hague 2552 KS, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 36:597-605. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Efficacy of treatment in older depressed patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis of double-blind randomized controlled trials with antidepressants
    Rob M Kok
    Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 141:103-15. 2012
  4. pmc The Netherlands study of depression in older persons (NESDO); a prospective cohort study
    Hannie C Comijs
    Department Psychiatry EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center GGZinGeest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Res Notes 4:524. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Outcome of late-life depression after 3 years of sequential treatment
    R M Kok
    Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 119:274-81. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Early response as predictor of final remission in elderly depressed patients
    Rob M Kok
    Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:1299-303. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Continuing treatment of depression in the elderly: a systematic review and meta-analysis of double-blinded randomized controlled trials with antidepressants
    Rob M Kok
    Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Parnassia PsychiatricInstitute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:249-55. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Lithium augmentation compared with phenelzine in treatment-resistant depression in the elderly: an open, randomized, controlled trial
    Rob M Kok
    Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Altrecht Institute of Mental Health Care, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1177-85. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Venlafaxine versus nortriptyline in the treatment of elderly depressed inpatients: a randomised, double-blind, controlled trial
    Rob M Kok
    Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Altrecht Institute of Mental Health Care, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:1247-54. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Speed of remission in elderly patients with depression: electroconvulsive therapy v. medication
    Harm Pieter Spaans
    Harm Pieter Spaans, MD, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands Pascal Sienaert, MD, PhD, Filip Bouckaert, MD, University Psychiatric Centre Catholic University of Leuven, campus Kortenberg, Kortenberg, Belgium Julia F van den Berg, PhD, Esmée Verwijk, MSc, King H Kho, MD, PhD, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands Max L Stek, MD, PhD, VU University Medical Centre and GGZ inGeest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Rob M Kok, MD, PhD, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 206:67-71. 2015

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Publications16

  1. pmc The effectiveness of assertive community treatment for elderly patients with severe mental illness: a randomized controlled trial
    Jolanda Stobbe
    Department of Psychiatry, Epidemiological and Social Psychiatric Research institute, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040 Dp 0122, Rotterdam, CA 3000, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 14:42. 2014
    ..So far all outcome studies of assertive community treatment have been conducted in adults...
  2. doi request reprint What is the role of medications in late life depression?
    Rob M Kok
    Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, Mangostraat 1, The Hague 2552 KS, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 36:597-605. 2013
    ..In addition, whether the elderly in general should be treated with lower doses of antidepressants, and whether the elderly have a slower response to antidepressant treatment, are also discussed. ..
  3. doi request reprint Efficacy of treatment in older depressed patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis of double-blind randomized controlled trials with antidepressants
    Rob M Kok
    Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 141:103-15. 2012
    ..This systematic review evaluated all published double-blind, randomized controlled antidepressant trials (RCTs) of acute phase treatment of older depressed patients...
  4. pmc The Netherlands study of depression in older persons (NESDO); a prospective cohort study
    Hannie C Comijs
    Department Psychiatry EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center GGZinGeest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Res Notes 4:524. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  5. doi request reprint Outcome of late-life depression after 3 years of sequential treatment
    R M Kok
    Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 119:274-81. 2009
    ..To study the outcome of a sequential treatment protocol in elderly, severely depressed in-patients...
  6. doi request reprint Early response as predictor of final remission in elderly depressed patients
    Rob M Kok
    Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:1299-303. 2009
    ..There is however a great variation in cut offs used to define early response and in the optimal week to predict final results...
  7. ncbi request reprint Continuing treatment of depression in the elderly: a systematic review and meta-analysis of double-blinded randomized controlled trials with antidepressants
    Rob M Kok
    Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Parnassia PsychiatricInstitute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:249-55. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Lithium augmentation compared with phenelzine in treatment-resistant depression in the elderly: an open, randomized, controlled trial
    Rob M Kok
    Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Altrecht Institute of Mental Health Care, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1177-85. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Venlafaxine versus nortriptyline in the treatment of elderly depressed inpatients: a randomised, double-blind, controlled trial
    Rob M Kok
    Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Altrecht Institute of Mental Health Care, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:1247-54. 2007
    ..Consequently information is lacking about the more complex cases of elderly depressed patients, as found in inpatient wards...
  10. doi request reprint Speed of remission in elderly patients with depression: electroconvulsive therapy v. medication
    Harm Pieter Spaans
    Harm Pieter Spaans, MD, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands Pascal Sienaert, MD, PhD, Filip Bouckaert, MD, University Psychiatric Centre Catholic University of Leuven, campus Kortenberg, Kortenberg, Belgium Julia F van den Berg, PhD, Esmée Verwijk, MSc, King H Kho, MD, PhD, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands Max L Stek, MD, PhD, VU University Medical Centre and GGZ inGeest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Rob M Kok, MD, PhD, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 206:67-71. 2015
    ..Severe depression can be a life-threatening disorder, especially in elderly patients. A fast-acting treatment is crucial for this group. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) may work faster than medication...
  11. doi request reprint Short- and long-term neurocognitive functioning after electroconvulsive therapy in depressed elderly: a prospective naturalistic study
    Esmée Verwijk
    ECT Department, Clinical Center for the Elderly, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Int Psychogeriatr 26:315-24. 2014
    ..The current study aims to evaluate the nature and extent of changes across multiple domains of neurocognitive functioning in a group of elderly depressed patients after ECT...
  12. doi request reprint Cognitive functioning in older adults with early, late, and very late onset alcohol dependence
    Nicolien Kist
    Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, Mangostraat 1, 2552 KS The Hague, The Netherlands
    Int Psychogeriatr 26:1863-9. 2014
    ..The primary aim of this study was to examine if older alcohol-dependent people with early, late or very late onset of alcohol dependence differ in terms of cognitive dysfunction...
  13. doi request reprint Correlates of alcohol abstinence and at-risk alcohol consumption in older adults with depression: the NESDO study
    Julia F van den Berg
    Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:866-74. 2014
    ..To compare alcohol use between depressed and nondepressed older adults, and to investigate correlates of alcohol abstinence and at-risk alcohol consumption in depressed older adults...
  14. doi request reprint Efficacy of ultrabrief pulse electroconvulsive therapy for depression: a systematic review
    Harm Pieter Spaans
    Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 150:720-6. 2013
    ..Ultrabrief pulse electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is increasingly used in daily practice when treating depression despite doubts about its efficacy compared to standard techniques...
  15. doi request reprint Physical and mental health and social functioning in older alcohol-dependent inpatients: the role of age of onset
    Julia F van den Berg
    Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Eur Addict Res 20:226-32. 2014
    ..This study investigated physical and mental health and social functioning of older inpatients with early (age <25), late (25-44), and very late (≥45) onset of alcohol dependence...
  16. doi request reprint Two years' outcome of acute mania in bipolar disorder: different effects of age and age of onset
    Frits Oostervink
    Department of Old Age Psychiatry, GGZ Haagstreek Rivierduinen, Leidschendam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 30:201-9. 2015
    ..Information about differences between younger and older patients with bipolar disorder and between older patients with early and late age of onset of illness during long-term treatment is scarce...