François Pouwer

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Affiliation: Tilburg University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Should we screen for emotional distress in type 2 diabetes mellitus?
    François Pouwer
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Nat Rev Endocrinol 5:665-71. 2009
  2. pmc Validation of the Turkish version of the problem areas in diabetes scale
    Elisabeth M J Huis In 't Veld
    Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases CoRPS, Tilburg University, P O Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Psychiatry Neurol 2011:315068. 2011
  3. pmc Depression and risk of mortality in people with diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Fleur E P van Dooren
    CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e57058. 2013
  4. pmc The course of depressive symptoms in primary care patients with type 2 diabetes: results from the Diabetes, Depression, Type D Personality Zuidoost-Brabant (DiaDDZoB) Study
    G Nefs
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Tilburg University, PO Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Diabetologia 55:608-16. 2012
  5. pmc Diabetes MILES--Australia (management and impact for long-term empowerment and success): methods and sample characteristics of a national survey of the psychological aspects of living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes in Australian adults
    Jane Speight
    The Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes, Diabetes Australia Vic, 570 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:120. 2012
  6. pmc Associations between vascular co-morbidities and depression in insulin-naive diabetes patients: the DIAZOB Primary Care Diabetes study
    B Koopmans
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
    Diabetologia 52:2056-63. 2009
  7. pmc Development of the Tilburg Pregnancy Distress Scale: the TPDS
    Victor J M Pop
    Department of Medical Health Psychology, University of Tilburg, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:80. 2011
  8. pmc Quality of the parent-child interaction in young children with type 1 diabetes mellitus: study protocol
    Anke M Nieuwesteeg
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases CoRPS, Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 11:28. 2011
  9. pmc Limited effect of screening for depression with written feedback in outpatients with diabetes mellitus: a randomised controlled trial
    F Pouwer
    Centre of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Tilburg University, PO Box 90153, 5000 LE, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Diabetologia 54:741-8. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Does emotional stress cause type 2 diabetes mellitus? A review from the European Depression in Diabetes (EDID) Research Consortium
    Frans Pouwer
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases CoRPS, Tilburg University, Tilburg, Netherlands
    Discov Med 9:112-8. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Should we screen for emotional distress in type 2 diabetes mellitus?
    François Pouwer
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Nat Rev Endocrinol 5:665-71. 2009
    ..Intervention studies for anxiety or diabetes-specific emotional distress are currently lacking, and further research that can help to optimize antidepressant treatment is also urgently needed...
  2. pmc Validation of the Turkish version of the problem areas in diabetes scale
    Elisabeth M J Huis In 't Veld
    Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases CoRPS, Tilburg University, P O Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Psychiatry Neurol 2011:315068. 2011
    ..In the present study, the Turkish version of the PAID had satisfactory psychometric properties, however, the factorial structure was found to differ from factor solutions from other countries...
  3. pmc Depression and risk of mortality in people with diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Fleur E P van Dooren
    CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e57058. 2013
    ..To examine the association between depression and all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in people with diabetes by systematically reviewing the literature and carrying out a meta-analysis of relevant longitudinal studies...
  4. pmc The course of depressive symptoms in primary care patients with type 2 diabetes: results from the Diabetes, Depression, Type D Personality Zuidoost-Brabant (DiaDDZoB) Study
    G Nefs
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Tilburg University, PO Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Diabetologia 55:608-16. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the course (incidence, recurrence/persistence) of depressive symptoms in primary care patients with type 2 diabetes and to identify significant predictors of these different course patterns...
  5. pmc Diabetes MILES--Australia (management and impact for long-term empowerment and success): methods and sample characteristics of a national survey of the psychological aspects of living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes in Australian adults
    Jane Speight
    The Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes, Diabetes Australia Vic, 570 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:120. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Associations between vascular co-morbidities and depression in insulin-naive diabetes patients: the DIAZOB Primary Care Diabetes study
    B Koopmans
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
    Diabetologia 52:2056-63. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of depression in insulin-naive diabetes patients and to investigate the associations between different forms of vascular co-morbidity and depression...
  7. pmc Development of the Tilburg Pregnancy Distress Scale: the TPDS
    Victor J M Pop
    Department of Medical Health Psychology, University of Tilburg, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:80. 2011
    ..The current study developed a pregnancy specific scale that measures psychological functioning using in-depth interviews...
  8. pmc Quality of the parent-child interaction in young children with type 1 diabetes mellitus: study protocol
    Anke M Nieuwesteeg
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases CoRPS, Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 11:28. 2011
    ..Additional aim is to explore whether the quality of parent-child interactions is associated with the glycemic control, and psychosocial functioning (resilience, behavioral problems, and quality of life)...
  9. pmc Limited effect of screening for depression with written feedback in outpatients with diabetes mellitus: a randomised controlled trial
    F Pouwer
    Centre of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Tilburg University, PO Box 90153, 5000 LE, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Diabetologia 54:741-8. 2011
    ..The primary outcome measured was depression score and the secondary outcomes were mental healthcare consumption, diabetes-distress and HbA(1c)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Does emotional stress cause type 2 diabetes mellitus? A review from the European Depression in Diabetes (EDID) Research Consortium
    Frans Pouwer
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases CoRPS, Tilburg University, Tilburg, Netherlands
    Discov Med 9:112-8. 2010
    ..Future research should focus on identifying mechanisms linking different forms of stress and incident type 2 diabetes...
  11. pmc Prevalence of depression in individuals with impaired glucose metabolism or undiagnosed diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the European Depression in Diabetes (EDID) Research Consortium
    Arie Nouwen
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Diabetes Care 34:752-62. 2011
    ..This study examined the prevalence of depression in IGM and UDD subjects relative to each other and to NGM and PDD subjects by reviewing the literature and conducting a meta-analysis of studies on this topic...
  12. doi request reprint Insulin therapy and quality of life. A review
    François Pouwer
    Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Tilburg University, P O Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 25:S4-S10. 2009
    ..More work on the standardization of the assessment of QoL in diabetes is urgently needed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of comorbid depression is high in out-patients with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Results from three out-patient clinics in the Netherlands
    F Pouwer
    Diabetes Psychology Research Group, Department of Medical Psychology, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 27:217-24. 2010
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  14. pmc Managing co-morbid depression and anxiety in primary care patients with asthma and/or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Antoinette M Pommer
    Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases CoRPS, Tilburg University, Warandelaan, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Trials 13:6. 2012
    ..Currently, only a few studies have tested new clinical approaches that could improve the treatment of co-morbid depression and anxiety in these groups of patients...
  15. pmc Development of a smoking abstinence self-efficacy questionnaire
    Viola Spek
    Centre of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases CoRPS, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Med 20:444-9. 2013
    ..In the area of smoking cessation, there is a need for a short, feasible, and validated questionnaire measuring self-efficacy beliefs regarding smoking cessation...
  16. pmc Psychological risk factors of micro- and macrovascular outcomes in primary care patients with type 2 diabetes: rationale and design of the DiaDDZoB Study
    Giesje Nefs
    CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:388. 2010
    ..The predictive role of other psychological risk factors such as Type D (distressed) personality and the mechanisms that possibly link depression and Type D personality with poor vascular outcomes are also still unclear...
  17. pmc Biological effects of add-on eicosapentaenoic acid supplementation in diabetes mellitus and co-morbid depression: a randomized controlled trial
    Roel J T Mocking
    Program for Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, Amsterdam Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e49431. 2012
    ..Yet, effects of EPA-supplementation on biological risk factors for adverse outcomes have not been studied in DM-patients with MDD...
  18. doi request reprint Adverse effects of depression on glycemic control and health outcomes in people with diabetes: a review
    François Pouwer
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases CoRPS, Tilburg University, Warandelaan 2, PO Box 90153, Tilburg 5000 LE, The Netherlands
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 42:529-44. 2013
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  19. pmc Is a severe clinical profile an effect modifier in a Web-based depression treatment for adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes? Secondary analyses from a randomized controlled trial
    Kim M P van Bastelaar
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 14:e2. 2012
    ..A remaining question is whether the effectiveness differs between patients with seriously impaired mental health and patients with less severe mental health problems...
  20. doi request reprint Supplementation with eicosapentaenoic omega-3 fatty acid does not influence serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor in diabetes mellitus patients with major depression: a randomized controlled pilot study
    Mariska Bot
    CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychobiology 63:219-23. 2011
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Development and reach of a web-based cognitive behavioural therapy programme to reduce symptoms of depression and diabetes-specific distress
    Kim van Bastelaar
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 84:49-55. 2011
    ..We developed a diabetes-specific version of the Dutch web-based 'Coping with Depression' (CWD) course. Here, we report on the development, reach, patients' reasons for choosing our intervention and their characteristics...
  22. ncbi request reprint Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for people with diabetes and emotional problems: Long-term follow-up findings from the DiaMind randomized controlled trial
    Jenny VAN Son
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases CoRPS, Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 77:81-4. 2014
    ..The aim of the present report was to examine if the effects would be sustained after six month follow-up...
  23. pmc Disease management for co-morbid depression and anxiety in diabetes mellitus: design of a randomised controlled trial in primary care
    Corinne H Stoop
    Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 12:139. 2011
    ..Results of previous studies have shown that in clinical practice, treatment of depression and anxiety is far from optimal as these symptoms are frequently overlooked and undertreated...
  24. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms are associated with physical inactivity in patients with type 2 diabetes. The DIAZOB Primary Care Diabetes study
    Berber Koopmans
    Centre of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 26:171-3. 2009
    ..The mechanisms behind these associations are unclear. Depression might contribute to poor disease outcomes through decreased physical activity...
  25. pmc Validation of the Turkish version of the Centre for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Vicky Lehmann
    Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Centre of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:109. 2011
    ..Aim of the present study was to investigate the psychometric properties of the Turkish version of the Centre for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  26. pmc The effects of a mindfulness-based intervention on emotional distress, quality of life, and HbA(1c) in outpatients with diabetes (DiaMind): a randomized controlled trial
    Jenny VAN Son
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 36:823-30. 2013
    ....
  27. pmc Diabetes MILES--The Netherlands: rationale, design and sample characteristics of a national survey examining the psychosocial aspects of living with diabetes in Dutch adults
    Giesje Nefs
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Tilburg University, PO Box 90153 5000 LE, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:925. 2012
    ..Topics of special interest in Diabetes MILES--The Netherlands include subtypes of depression, Type D personality, mindfulness, sleep and sexual functioning...
  28. doi request reprint Type D (distressed) personality in primary care patients with type 2 diabetes: validation and clinical correlates of the DS14 assessment
    Giesje Nefs
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases CoRPS, Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 72:251-7. 2012
    ..This study examined the validity and clinical correlates of the Type D construct as assessed by the Type D Scale-14 (DS14) in type 2 diabetes patients...
  29. pmc Association of coexisting diabetes and depression with mortality after myocardial infarction
    Mariska Bot
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 35:503-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the joint association of diabetes and depression with mortality in MI patients...
  30. pmc Dimensionality and scale properties of the Edinburgh Depression Scale (EDS) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: the DiaDDzoB study
    Evi S A de Cock
    Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases CoRPS, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 11:141. 2011
    ..Furthermore, the EDS was originally developed to screen for depression in postpartum women. Empirical evidence that the EDS has comparable measurement properties in both males and females suffering from diabetes is lacking however...
  31. ncbi request reprint Nurses' recognition and registration of depression, anxiety and diabetes-specific emotional problems in outpatients with diabetes mellitus
    François Pouwer
    Department of Medical Psychology, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 60:235-40. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate how often emotional problems were recognized and registered by diabetes nurses...
  32. pmc The longitudinal association between depressive symptoms and initiation of insulin therapy in people with type 2 diabetes in primary care
    Giesje Nefs
    CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e78865. 2013
    ..To examine whether depressive symptoms are associated with time to insulin initiation in insulin-naïve people with type 2 diabetes in primary care...
  33. pmc Testing the effectiveness of a mindfulness-based intervention to reduce emotional distress in outpatients with diabetes (DiaMind): design of a randomized controlled trial
    Jenny VAN Son
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases CoRPS, Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:131. 2011
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Beta-blockers and depression in elderly hypertension patients in primary care
    Lianne Ringoir
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Fam Med 46:447-53. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the relation between lipophilic beta-blocker use and depression in elderly primary care patients with hypertension...
  35. pmc Plasma and erythrocyte fatty acid patterns in patients with recurrent depression: a matched case-control study
    Johanna Assies
    Program for Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 5:e10635. 2010
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  36. pmc Higher levels of psychological distress are associated with a higher risk of incident diabetes during 18 year follow-up: results from the British household panel survey
    Paula M C Mommersteeg
    CoRPS, Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:1109. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to test whether persons who report higher levels of psychological distress are at increased risk to develop type 2 diabetes during 18 years follow up, adjusted for confounders...
  37. doi request reprint Development and validity of the Patient-centred COPD Questionnaire (PCQ)
    Antoinette M Pommer
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases CoRPS, Tilburg University, P O Box 90153, Warandelaan, Tilburg, The Netherlands Electronic address
    J Psychosom Res 75:563-71. 2013
    ..In the present study a new COPD-specific instrument was developed to measure impairment: the 'Patient-centred-COPD-Questionnaire' (PCQ)...
  38. doi request reprint Personality as a risk factor for the metabolic syndrome: a systematic review
    Paula M C Mommersteeg
    CoRPS, Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 73:326-33. 2012
    ..In this review we systematically reviewed whether different personality characteristics are associated with the risk of having or developing the metabolic syndrome...
  39. pmc Web-based depression treatment for type 1 and type 2 diabetic patients: a randomized, controlled trial
    Kim M P van Bastelaar
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 34:320-5. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the effectiveness of Web-based CBT for depression treatment in adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, with minimal guidance...
  40. pmc Testing the effectiveness of a self-efficacy based exercise intervention for inactive people with type 2 diabetes mellitus: design of a controlled clinical trial
    Marion M P Van der Heijden
    Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases CoRPS, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:331. 2012
    ..The goal of this study is to evaluate a patient-tailored exercise intervention for people with T2DM that takes exercise self-efficacy into account...
  41. doi request reprint Predictors of incident major depression in diabetic outpatients with subthreshold depression
    Mariska Bot
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 27:1295-301. 2010
    ..The objective of the study was to determine rates and risks of major depression in diabetes outpatients with subthreshold depression...