F Pouwer

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Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi A comparison of the standard and the computerized versions of the Well-being Questionnaire (WBQ) and the Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire (DTSQ)
    F Pouwer
    Department of Medical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 7:33-8. 1998
  2. ncbi The 12-item well-being questionnaire. An evaluation of its validity and reliability in Dutch people with diabetes
    F Pouwer
    Department of Endocrinology, Academic Hospital Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 22:2004-10. 1999
  3. pmc The longitudinal association between glycaemic control and health-related quality of life following insulin therapy optimisation in type 2 diabetes patients. A prospective observational study in secondary care
    T R S Hajos
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Center VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 21:1359-65. 2012
  4. doi 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
  5. ncbi Monitoring of psychological well-being in outpatients with diabetes: effects on mood, HbA(1c), and the patient's evaluation of the quality of diabetes care: a randomized controlled trial
    F Pouwer
    Department of Medical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 24:1929-35. 2001
  6. doi Psychometric and screening properties of the WHO-5 well-being index in adult outpatients with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    T R S Hajos
    Diabetes Psychology Research Group, Department of Medical Psychology, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam
    Diabet Med 30:e63-9. 2013
  7. ncbi Association between symptoms of depression and glycaemic control may be unstable across gender
    F Pouwer
    Department of Medical Psychology, Research Institute for Endocrinology, Reproduction and Metabolism, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 18:595-8. 2001
  8. ncbi Diabetes-related emotional distress in Dutch and U.S. diabetic patients: cross-cultural validity of the problem areas in diabetes scale
    F J Snoek
    Department of Medical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 23:1305-9. 2000
  9. ncbi Diabetes Fear of Injecting and Self-Testing Questionnaire: a psychometric evaluation
    E D Mollema
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, Department of Medical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 23:765-9. 2000
  10. doi Initiation of insulin glargine in patients with Type 2 diabetes in suboptimal glycaemic control positively impacts health-related quality of life. A prospective cohort study in primary care
    T R S Hajos
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Centre VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 28:1096-102. 2011

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  1. ncbi A comparison of the standard and the computerized versions of the Well-being Questionnaire (WBQ) and the Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire (DTSQ)
    F Pouwer
    Department of Medical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 7:33-8. 1998
    ..Therefore, the norms and cut-off scores obtained from paper and pencil assessments can be used in computerized versions of the WBQ and DTSQ and vice versa...
  2. ncbi The 12-item well-being questionnaire. An evaluation of its validity and reliability in Dutch people with diabetes
    F Pouwer
    Department of Endocrinology, Academic Hospital Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 22:2004-10. 1999
    ..The 12 items were used to construct the three 4-item subscales Negative Well-Being (NWB), Energy (ENE), and Positive Well-Being (PWB), and the 12-item overall scale General Well-Being (GWB)...
  3. pmc The longitudinal association between glycaemic control and health-related quality of life following insulin therapy optimisation in type 2 diabetes patients. A prospective observational study in secondary care
    T R S Hajos
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Center VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 21:1359-65. 2012
    ..To test whether improvement in glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA(1c)) as a marker of glycaemic control, following intensifying insulin therapy, is associated with improvements in HRQoL...
  4. doi 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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  5. ncbi Monitoring of psychological well-being in outpatients with diabetes: effects on mood, HbA(1c), and the patient's evaluation of the quality of diabetes care: a randomized controlled trial
    F Pouwer
    Department of Medical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 24:1929-35. 2001
    ..To investigate whether monitoring and discussing psychological well-being in outpatients with diabetes improves mood, glycemic control, and the patient's evaluation of the quality of diabetes care...
  6. doi Psychometric and screening properties of the WHO-5 well-being index in adult outpatients with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    T R S Hajos
    Diabetes Psychology Research Group, Department of Medical Psychology, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam
    Diabet Med 30:e63-9. 2013
    ..We examined psychometric and screening properties for depression of this index in a large sample of Dutch outpatients with diabetes...
  7. ncbi Association between symptoms of depression and glycaemic control may be unstable across gender
    F Pouwer
    Department of Medical Psychology, Research Institute for Endocrinology, Reproduction and Metabolism, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 18:595-8. 2001
    ..Therefore, we set out to replicate this study by investigating the associations between depression and glycaemic control in larger samples, while controlling for potential confounders...
  8. ncbi Diabetes-related emotional distress in Dutch and U.S. diabetic patients: cross-cultural validity of the problem areas in diabetes scale
    F J Snoek
    Department of Medical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 23:1305-9. 2000
    ..To examine the cross-cultural validity of the Problem Areas in Diabetes Scale (PAID) in Dutch and U.S. diabetic patients...
  9. ncbi Diabetes Fear of Injecting and Self-Testing Questionnaire: a psychometric evaluation
    E D Mollema
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, Department of Medical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 23:765-9. 2000
    ..To study the psychometric properties of the Diabetes Fear of Injecting and Self-Testing Questionnaire (D-FISQ)...
  10. doi Initiation of insulin glargine in patients with Type 2 diabetes in suboptimal glycaemic control positively impacts health-related quality of life. A prospective cohort study in primary care
    T R S Hajos
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Centre VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 28:1096-102. 2011
    ..To study prospectively the impact of initiating insulin glargine in suboptimally controlled insulin-naïve patients with Type 2 diabetes on health-related quality of life in relation to glycaemic control...
  11. doi Diabetes-specific emotional distress mediates the association between depressive symptoms and glycaemic control in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
    K M P van Bastelaar
    Department of Medical Psychology, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 27:798-803. 2010
    ..To investigate whether diabetes-specific emotional distress mediates the relationship between depression and glycaemic control in patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes...
  12. ncbi No evidence for increased self-reported cognitive failure in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional study
    A M Wessels
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 24:735-40. 2007
    ..This study set out to investigate the magnitude and correlates of self-reported cognitive failure in adult out-patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes...
  13. ncbi Associations between depressive symptoms and insulin resistance: the Hoorn Study
    M C Adriaanse
    Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Institute of Health Sciences, Vrije University Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetologia 49:2874-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether the association between symptoms of depression and insulin resistance varies across glucose tolerance status and between men and women...
  14. ncbi Fat food for a bad mood. Could we treat and prevent depression in Type 2 diabetes by means of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids? A review of the evidence
    F Pouwer
    Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Department of Medical Psychology, EMGO Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 22:1465-75. 2005
    ..The aim of the present paper was to review whether polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) of the omega-3 family could be used for the prevention and treatment of depression in Type 2 diabetes...
  15. ncbi Rates and risks for co-morbid depression in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus: results from a community-based study
    F Pouwer
    Diabetes Research Group, Department of Medical Psychology, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetologia 46:892-8. 2003
    ..We studied the prevalence and risk factors of co-morbid depression in a community-based sample of older adults, comparing Type 2 diabetic patients with healthy control subjects...
  16. ncbi Continuous intraperitoneal insulin infusion in patients with 'brittle' diabetes: favourable effects on glycaemic control and hospital stay
    J H Devries
    Research Institute for Endocrinology, Reproduction and Metabolism, Departments of Endocrinology, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 19:496-501. 2002
    ....
  17. doi Symptoms of depression and diabetes-specific emotional distress are associated with a negative appraisal of insulin therapy in insulin-naïve patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus. A study from the European Depression in Diabetes [EDID] Research Consortiu
    C Makine
    Department of Medical Psychology, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 26:28-33. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine whether symptoms of depression and diabetes-specific emotional distress are associated with a more negative appraisal of insulin therapy...
  18. pmc Patients' Evaluation of the Quality of Diabetes Care (PEQD): development and validation of a new instrument
    F Pouwer
    Diabetes Research Group, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Saf Health Care 11:131-6. 2002
    ..To develop a brief measure of patients' evaluation of the quality of diabetes care and to study predictors of consumers' rating of the quality of diabetes care...
  19. ncbi Factor structure of the Disability and Impact Profile in patients with multiple sclerosis
    L Cohen
    Department of Medical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 8:141-50. 1999
    ..The two factors correlate well with instruments measuring disability and with satisfaction versus emotional distress. Provisional scales based on the factors were constructed...
  20. pmc Monitoring health related quality of life in adolescents with diabetes: a review of measures
    M de Wit
    Department of Medical Psychology, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 92:434-9. 2007
    ..The PedsQL and the KINDL-R appear, at this time, to be the most suitable instruments...
  21. ncbi Psychological distress two years after diagnosis of breast cancer: frequency and prediction
    E M Bleiker
    Department of Medical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 7, D 342, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 40:209-17. 2000
    ..No significant association was found between previous life-events, social support or biomedical variables and levels of distress...
  22. 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...
  23. doi Symptoms of depression in people with impaired glucose metabolism or Type 2 diabetes mellitus: The Hoorn Study
    M C Adriaanse
    Institute of Health Sciences, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 25:843-9. 2008
    ..To study the prevalence and risk factors of depressive symptoms, comparing subjects with normal glucose metabolism (NGM), impaired glucose metabolism (IGM) or Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2)...
  24. ncbi --to: M. Koopmanschap: Coping with Type 2 diabetes: the patient's perspective. Diabetologia 45:S18-S22
    F Pouwer
    Diabetologia 46:302-3. 2003
  25. ncbi Depression as a risk factor for the onset of type 2 diabetes mellitus. A meta-analysis
    M J Knol
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Diabetologia 49:837-45. 2006
    ..This study examined the latter association by reviewing the literature and conducting a meta-analysis of longitudinal studies on this topic...