F J Snoek

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Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of cognitive behavioural group training (CBGT) in adult patients with poorly controlled insulin-dependent (type 1) diabetes: a pilot study
    F J Snoek
    Department of Medical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 45:143-8. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychological counselling in problematic diabetes: does it help?
    F J Snoek
    Department of Medical Psychology, Diabetes Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 19:265-73. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) compared with blood glucose awareness training (BGAT) in poorly controlled Type 1 diabetic patients: long-term effects on HbA moderated by depression. A randomized controlled trial
    F J Snoek
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 25:1337-42. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in the first year following diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes: newly diagnosed patients in general practice compared with screening-detected patients. The Hoorn Screening Study
    M C Adriaanse
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 21:1075-81. 2004
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint No substantial psychological impact of the diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes following targeted population screening: The Hoorn Screening Study
    M C Adriaanse
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 21:992-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint 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
  9. ncbi request reprint 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
  10. doi request reprint 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

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  1. ncbi request reprint 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of cognitive behavioural group training (CBGT) in adult patients with poorly controlled insulin-dependent (type 1) diabetes: a pilot study
    F J Snoek
    Department of Medical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 45:143-8. 2001
    ..Following CBGT, mean HbA(1c) dropped by 0.8% at 6 months from baseline, while emotional well-being was preserved. It is concluded that CBGT is a promising intervention that deserves further evaluation in randomised controlled trials...
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychological counselling in problematic diabetes: does it help?
    F J Snoek
    Department of Medical Psychology, Diabetes Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 19:265-73. 2002
    ..It is therefore important to consider whether psychological interventions in diabetes are effective in improving clinical outcomes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) compared with blood glucose awareness training (BGAT) in poorly controlled Type 1 diabetic patients: long-term effects on HbA moderated by depression. A randomized controlled trial
    F J Snoek
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 25:1337-42. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in the first year following diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes: newly diagnosed patients in general practice compared with screening-detected patients. The Hoorn Screening Study
    M C Adriaanse
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 21:1075-81. 2004
    ..To determine health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in the first year following diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes among newly diagnosed patients in general practice compared with patients detected by targeted population screening...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint No substantial psychological impact of the diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes following targeted population screening: The Hoorn Screening Study
    M C Adriaanse
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 21:992-8. 2004
    ..To examine the impact of the diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes on psychological well-being and perceived health status in subjects who participated in a targeted population-screening programme...
  8. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  9. ncbi request reprint 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...
  10. doi request reprint 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...
  11. 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
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Screening for Type 2 diabetes: an exploration of subjects' perceptions regarding diagnosis and procedure
    M C Adriaanse
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 19:406-11. 2002
    ..To explore the psychological impact of a stepwise population-screening project for Type 2 diabetes...
  15. ncbi request reprint 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of cognitive behavioural group training (CBGT) in adult Type 1 diabetes patients in prolonged poor glycaemic control. A randomized controlled trial
    N C W van der Ven
    Department of Medical Psychology, Institute for Cardiovascular Research ICaR VU, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 22:1619-23. 2005
    ..To assess the effects of cognitive behavioural group training (CBGT) on glycaemic control, diabetes self-efficacy and well-being in Type 1 diabetes patients in persistent poor glycaemic control...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cognitive performance in type 1 diabetes patients is associated with cerebral white matter volume
    A M Wessels
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Centre, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetologia 50:1763-9. 2007
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Phobia of self-injecting and self-testing in insulin-treated diabetes patients: opportunities for screening
    E D Mollema
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, Department of Medical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 18:671-4. 2001
    ..To define clinically relevant cut-off points for severe fear of self-injecting (FSI) and self-testing (FST) (phobia) in insulin-treated patients with diabetes, and to estimate the magnitude of these phobias in our research population...
  20. ncbi request reprint 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Combined bedtime insulin--daytime sulphonylurea regimen compared with two different daily insulin regimens in type 2 diabetes: effects on HbA1c and hypoglycaemia rate--a randomised trial
    M H A Stehouwer
    Research Institute for Endocrinology, Reproduction and Metabolism, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 19:148-52. 2003
    ..Several efficacy studies of insulin-therapy regimens in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus have shown varying results. Moreover, most studies did not address hypoglycaemia frequency and severity...
  24. doi request reprint 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Insulin-treated diabetes patients with fear of self-injecting or fear of self-testing: psychological comorbidity and general well-being
    E D Mollema
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 51:665-72. 2001
    ..To examine psychological functioning and self-management behaviours of Dutch adult patients with insulin-requiring diabetes mellitus suffering from extreme fear of self-injecting (FSI) and/or fear of self-testing (FST)...
  26. ncbi request reprint 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...
  27. doi request reprint 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...
  28. doi request reprint Patients' intentions to inform relatives about Type 2 diabetes risk: the role of worry in the process of family risk disclosure
    S C M van Esch
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 29:e461-7. 2012
    ..This study aimed to further our understanding of factors that influence the decisional process of familial risk disclosure in patients with diabetes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Persistent poor glycaemic control in adult Type 1 diabetes. A closer look at the problem
    J H Devries
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes Centre, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 21:1263-8. 2004
    ..Further research is warranted, to increase our understanding how psychosocial and biomedical factors, separately and in interaction, determine poor outcomes in Type 1 diabetes...
  30. 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Symptom burden and its association with change in glucose metabolism status over a 7-year period: the Hoorn Study
    R van der Pols-Vijlbrief
    Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, the Netherlands EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 31:747-53. 2014
    ..To study symptom burden among older people and its associations with change in glucose metabolism status over a 7-year period...
  33. ncbi request reprint Voxel-based morphometry demonstrates reduced grey matter density on brain MRI in patients with diabetic retinopathy
    A M Wessels
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetologia 49:2474-80. 2006
    ..The aim of our study was to use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to establish whether long-term hyperglycaemia, resulting in advanced retinopathy, contributes to structural changes in the brain (reduced grey matter)...
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint Perceived risk for Type 2 diabetes in participants in a stepwise population-screening programme
    M C Adriaanse
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 20:210-5. 2003
    ..To determine the risk perception of Type 2 diabetes in participants in a stepwise population-screening programme...
  36. ncbi request reprint Type 2 diabetes and inheritance: what information do diabetes organizations provide on the Internet?
    S C M van Esch
    Department of Medical Psychology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabet Med 23:1233-8. 2006
    ....
  37. doi request reprint 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)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Patient and provider perceptions of care for diabetes: results of the cross-national DAWN Study
    M Peyrot
    Dept of Sociology, Loyola College, 45021 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210 2699, USA
    Diabetologia 49:279-88. 2006
    ..We assessed country-level and individual-level patterns in patient and provider perceptions of diabetes care...
  39. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial problems and barriers to improved diabetes management: results of the Cross-National Diabetes Attitudes, Wishes and Needs (DAWN) Study
    M Peyrot
    Loyola College, Baltimore, MD 21210, USA
    Diabet Med 22:1379-85. 2005
    ..To examine patient- and provider-reported psychosocial problems and barriers to effective self-care and resources for dealing with those barriers...
  40. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: development and validation of a lupus specific symptom checklist
    C Grootscholten
    Division of Nephrology, University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 12:635-44. 2003
    ..A significant change in number of symptoms and total distress level was found. It is concluded that the SSC has satisfactory psychometric properties and appears suitable for both clinical and research purposes...
  41. ncbi request reprint 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...