W A Nolen

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Center Groningen
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Lack of evidence in the treatment of important subgroups of depression]
    W A Nolen
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, afd Psychiatrie, Postbus 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1498-501. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Tranylcypromine vs. lamotrigine in the treatment of refractory bipolar depression: a failed but clinically useful study
    W A Nolen
    University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 115:360-5. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint [Fifty years of pharmacotherapy of mood disorders: have the expectations been fulfilled?]
    W A Nolen
    Psychiatrie, Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, Groningen
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 50:111-6. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint [Is it acceptable to use placebos in depression research?]
    Y Meesters
    Universitair Centrum Psychiatrie, Universitair Medisch Centrum, Groningen
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 52:575-82. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint [Augmentation with atypical antipsychotics: a realistic option in resistant depression?]
    W A Nolen
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 50:293-4. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint [Should the treatment of depression in the Netherlands be changed after the STAR*D study?]
    Y Paalvast
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, Postbus 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 50:223-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of the transition rates of subthreshold (hypo)mania and depression in the general population
    E J Regeer
    Altrecht Institute for Mental Health Care, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 36:619-27. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint [Undertreatment of depression; causes and recommendations]
    J Ormel
    Academisch Ziekenhuis, afd Sociale Psychiatrie, Postbus 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:1005-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceived parental rearing of bipolar offspring
    C G Reichart
    Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Sophia Children s Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 115:21-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint [Lamotrigine in the treatment of bipolar disorder, a review]
    M L M van der Loos
    Isala Klinieken, Zwolle
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 49:95-103. 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint [Lack of evidence in the treatment of important subgroups of depression]
    W A Nolen
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, afd Psychiatrie, Postbus 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1498-501. 2005
    ..Funds for such a programme should become available from The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw), the pharmaceutical industry and health-insurance companies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Tranylcypromine vs. lamotrigine in the treatment of refractory bipolar depression: a failed but clinically useful study
    W A Nolen
    University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 115:360-5. 2007
    ..To compare the efficacy and tolerability of tranylcypromine vs. lamotrigine in bipolar depression not responding to conventional antidepressants...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Fifty years of pharmacotherapy of mood disorders: have the expectations been fulfilled?]
    W A Nolen
    Psychiatrie, Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, Groningen
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 50:111-6. 2008
    ..g. more selective compounds with a different working mechanism). Unfortunately, very few of these hopes have been fulfilled...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Is it acceptable to use placebos in depression research?]
    Y Meesters
    Universitair Centrum Psychiatrie, Universitair Medisch Centrum, Groningen
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 52:575-82. 2010
    ..In this essay it is argued that the use of placebos in depression research is ethically acceptable...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Augmentation with atypical antipsychotics: a realistic option in resistant depression?]
    W A Nolen
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 50:293-4. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint [Should the treatment of depression in the Netherlands be changed after the STAR*D study?]
    Y Paalvast
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, Postbus 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 50:223-8. 2008
    ..The outcomes of the STAR*D study are not sufficient justification for altering the current recommendations about the successive steps to be taken according to the Dutch multidisciplinary guideline for the treatment of depression...
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of the transition rates of subthreshold (hypo)mania and depression in the general population
    E J Regeer
    Altrecht Institute for Mental Health Care, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 36:619-27. 2006
    ..This paper presents data on the temporal relationship between subthreshold and clinical expression of mood phenotypes...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Undertreatment of depression; causes and recommendations]
    J Ormel
    Academisch Ziekenhuis, afd Sociale Psychiatrie, Postbus 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:1005-9. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceived parental rearing of bipolar offspring
    C G Reichart
    Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Sophia Children s Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 115:21-8. 2007
    ..Secondly, we examined the associations between perceived parental rearing behavior and parental psychopathology and psychopathology in offspring...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Lamotrigine in the treatment of bipolar disorder, a review]
    M L M van der Loos
    Isala Klinieken, Zwolle
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 49:95-103. 2007
    ..Lamotrigine is being prescribed increasingly for the treatment of bipolar disorder. In this article we review the current literature on the subject...
  11. ncbi request reprint Outcome measures in treatment trials in bipolar disorder
    W A Nolen
    University Medical Center Utrecht and Altrecht Institute for Mental Health Care, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Bipolar Disord 4:64-5. 2002
  12. doi request reprint The association between concomitant use of serotonergic antidepressants and lithium-induced polyuria. A multicenter medical chart review study
    I Wilting
    Utrecht University, Faculty of Science, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacotherapy, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pharmacopsychiatry 41:129-33. 2008
    ..A previous study aimed at revealing the prevalence and determinants of lithium induced polyuria suggested an increased risk of polyuria (urine volume > or =3 L/24 h) in those using serotonergic antidepressants next to lithium...
  13. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic-induced extrapyramidal syndromes in psychiatric practice: a case-control study
    I Schillevoort
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacotherapy, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pharm World Sci 27:285-9. 2005
    ..While several clinical trials showed that atypical antipsychotics have a low risk of extrapyramidal side effects (EPS), this observation is not undisputed. This study compared the risk of EPS between specific subgroups of antipsychotics...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prediction of change in level of problem behavior among children of bipolar parents
    M Wals
    Department of Child Adolescent Psychiatry, Erasmus MC Sophia Children s Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 113:23-30. 2006
    ..To determine the effects of familial loading, birth weight, and family problems on change in parent-reported problems across a 14-month period among children of bipolar parents...
  15. ncbi request reprint [The treatment of psychotic depression in patients insufficiently responsive to conventional medication and electroconvulsive therapy; what are the options?]
    M R Koerhuis
    Werkzaam als psychiater in opleiding in het Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen Hij is momenteel werkzaam als psychiater in opleiding bij de Dr S van Mesdagkliniek in Groningen
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 50:107-12. 2008
    ..Patient A responded well to clozapine and the condition of patient B improved during treatment with tranylcypromine, lithium and quetiapine...
  16. ncbi request reprint Mood switch in bipolar depression: comparison of adjunctive venlafaxine, bupropion and sertraline
    R M Post
    Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 189:124-31. 2006
    ..Few studies have examined the relative risks of switching into hypomania or mania associated with second-generation antidepressant drugs in bipolar depression...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Unipolar depression suddenly switches to hypomania in a patient who has just started taking venlafaxine]
    D G H Krol
    Symfora Groep, De Meregaard, Almere
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 48:405-8. 2006
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint The persistence of depression score
    J Spijker
    Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 114:411-6. 2006
    ..To construct a score that allows prediction of major depressive episode (MDE) persistence in individuals with MDE using determinants of persistence identified in previous research...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder in children]
    C G Reichart
    Accare, Universitair Centrum voor Kinder en Jeugdpsychiatrie, Postbus 660, 9700 AR Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:630-4. 2007
    ..Treatment of bipolar disorder in children consists of pharmacotherapy and of psychoeducation aimed at lifestyle adjustments, including reduction of stress, a stable sleep pattern, and adjustments at school...
  20. ncbi request reprint Reasons for switching between antipsychotics in daily clinical practice
    G W Hugenholtz
    Altrecht Institute for Mental Health Care, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pharmacopsychiatry 38:122-4. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the reasons for switching antipsychotics after initiating oral treatment with either typical or atypical antipsychotics in a clinical setting...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dimensions of depression, mania and psychosis in the general population
    L Krabbendam
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, South Limburg Mental Health Research and Teaching Network, EURON, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 34:1177-86. 2004
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of the retrospective Life-Chart method manual in outpatients with a mood disorder: a feasibility study
    A Honig
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maastricht, Academic Hospital Maastricht, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 43:43-8. 2001
    ..Although patients found it difficult to complete the LC, most considered it worthwhile. The LCM is an adequate tool to help patients with a major affective disorder to complete their own LC with minimal professional assistance...
  23. ncbi request reprint Care utilization and outcome of DSM-III-R major depression in the general population. Results from the Netherlands Mental Health Survey and Incidence Study (NEMESIS)
    J Spijker
    De Gelderse Roos, Institute for Mental Health Care, Arnhem, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 104:19-24. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Outcome of antidepressant treatment can be improved and such treatment should focus on the more severe forms of depression. Functional outcome assessment is recommended in addition to clinical assessment...
  24. ncbi request reprint The Stanley Foundation Bipolar Network. I. Rationale and methods
    R M Post
    National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Br J Psychiatry Suppl 41:s169-76. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Well-characterised patients are followed in a detailed continuous longitudinal fashion in both opportunistic case series and double-blind, randomised controlled trials with reliable and validated measures...
  25. ncbi request reprint Psychotropic drug use in intellectually disabled group-home residents with behavioural problems
    J J Stolker
    Altrecht, Institute for Mental Health Care, Dolderseweg 164, 3734 BN Den Dolder, The Netherlands
    Pharmacopsychiatry 35:19-23. 2002
    ..Finally, our findings suggest that a considerable number of residents with psychiatric or behavioural symptoms are undertreated...
  26. ncbi request reprint [World Health Organization places psychiatry high on the agenda, also consequences for the Netherlands]
    W A Nolen
    Universitair Medisch Centrum, afd Psychiatrie, Postbus 85 500, 3508 GA Utrecht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 146:297-9. 2002
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Rate of switch in bipolar patients prospectively treated with second-generation antidepressants as augmentation to mood stabilizers
    R M Post
    Biological Psychiatry Branch, NIMH, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892-1272, USA
    Bipolar Disord 3:259-65. 2001
    ..Individual data on each drug will be assessed in the next phase of the study after more subjects are recruited and the blind is broken...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of bipolar disorder: a further study in The Netherlands
    E J Regeer
    Altrecht Institute for Mental Health Care, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Bipolar Disord 4:37-8. 2002
  29. ncbi request reprint Immune activation, steroid resistancy and bipolar disorder
    R W Kupka
    Altrecht Institute for Mental Health Care, and University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Bipolar Disord 4:73-4. 2002
  30. ncbi request reprint [Seclusion of admitted psychotic patients: later in the case of antipsychotic use and also possibly less often]
    J J Stolker
    Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Disciplinegroep Farmaco epidemiologie en Farmacotherapie, Utrecht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:557-61. 2003
    ..To establish the incidence and determinants of seclusion and to gain insights into the use of antipsychotics before and after the seclusion of acutely admitted patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint First admissions for mood disorders in immigrants to the Netherlands
    J P Selten
    Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Dept of Psychiatry, University Medical Centre, University Hospital, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:547-50. 2003
    ..We examined, in these groups, the risks of a first admission for manic-depressive psychosis...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Classical monoamine oxidase inhibitor: not registered for, but still a place in the treatment of depression]
    W A Nolen
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht, afd Psychiatrie, Postbus 85 500, 3508 GA Utrecht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:1940-3. 2003
    ..Therefore, the classical MAO inhibitors are indicated only in depressive disorders that are unresponsive to the first stages of treatment. Taking this selection into account, treatment should be long-term to avoid relapse...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Depression: longer-lasting episode not an automatic indication for referral]
    J Spijker
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:247-8. 2004
  34. ncbi request reprint Use of quetiapine in bipolar disorder: a case series with prospective evaluation
    T Suppes
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 19:173-4. 2004
    ..Somatic complaints were limited. Mean (SD) duration before changes in medication regimens was 134 (100) days. Studies of the use of quetiapine in maintenance treatment of bipolar disorder are warranted...
  35. ncbi request reprint Functional disability and depression in the general population. Results from the Netherlands Mental Health Survey and Incidence Study (NEMESIS)
    J Spijker
    Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 110:208-14. 2004
    ..These relationships were examined in subjects from the general population (n = 250) with newly originated episodes of DSM-III-R major depression...
  36. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of bipolar disorder in the general population: a Reappraisal Study of the Netherlands Mental Health Survey and Incidence Study
    E J Regeer
    Altrecht Institute for Mental Health Care, 3512 PC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 110:374-82. 2004
    ..The primary aim of the study was to estimate the prevalence of bipolar disorder in the same population based on a semistructured interview administered by clinicians...
  37. ncbi request reprint The societal costs and quality of life of patients suffering from bipolar disorder in the Netherlands
    L Hakkaart-van Roijen
    Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 110:383-92. 2004
    ..To assess the societal costs and quality of life of patients suffering from bipolar disorder in the Netherlands...
  38. ncbi request reprint Determinants of poor 1-year outcome of DSM-III-R major depression in the general population: results of the Netherlands Mental Health Survey and Incidence Study (NEMESIS)
    J Spijker
    De Gelderse Roos, Mental Health Care, Arnhem, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 103:122-30. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Poor outcome of major depression is frequent in the general population. Largely the same risk factors are involved as in clinical populations...