Lidewij Henneman

Summary

Affiliation: VU University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Public attitudes towards genetic testing revisited: comparing opinions between 2002 and 2010
    Lidewij Henneman
    Section Community Genetics, Department of Clinical Genetics, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Hum Genet 21:793-9. 2013
  2. pmc Ethnic differences and parental beliefs are important for overweight prevention and management in children: a cross-sectional study in the Netherlands
    Paul L Kocken
    Department of Child Health, TNO, Leiden, 2301 CE, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:867. 2012
  3. pmc The effectiveness of a graphical presentation in addition to a frequency format in the context of familial breast cancer risk communication: a multicenter controlled trial
    Lidewij Henneman
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:55. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Clinical geneticists' and genetic counselors' views on the communication of genetic risks: a qualitative study
    Lidewij Henneman
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 73:42-9. 2008
  5. doi request reprint 'A low risk is still a risk': exploring women's attitudes towards genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility in order to target disease prevention
    L Henneman
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Genomics 14:238-47. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Public attitudes toward genetic testing: perceived benefits and objections
    Lidewij Henneman
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Genet Test 10:139-45. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Public experiences, knowledge and expectations about medical genetics and the use of genetic information
    Lidewij Henneman
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Community Genet 7:33-43. 2004
  8. pmc Lay perceptions of predictive testing for diabetes based on DNA test results versus family history assessment: a focus group study
    Miranda Wijdenes-Pijl
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:535. 2011
  9. pmc Challenges in the care for consanguineous couples: an exploratory interview study among general practitioners and midwives
    Marieke E Teeuw
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Section Community Genetics, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 13:105. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Preconceptional cystic fibrosis carrier screening: attitudes and intentions of the target population
    Francis A M Poppelaars
    Department of Clinical Genetics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam
    Genet Test 8:80-9. 2004

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. pmc Public attitudes towards genetic testing revisited: comparing opinions between 2002 and 2010
    Lidewij Henneman
    Section Community Genetics, Department of Clinical Genetics, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Hum Genet 21:793-9. 2013
    ..Worries on inequity remain, although worries about premium differentiation by insurance companies have decreased. ..
  2. pmc Ethnic differences and parental beliefs are important for overweight prevention and management in children: a cross-sectional study in the Netherlands
    Paul L Kocken
    Department of Child Health, TNO, Leiden, 2301 CE, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:867. 2012
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  3. pmc The effectiveness of a graphical presentation in addition to a frequency format in the context of familial breast cancer risk communication: a multicenter controlled trial
    Lidewij Henneman
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:55. 2013
    ..Design: Multicenter controlled trial.Setting: Three familial cancer clinics in the Netherlands...
  4. doi request reprint Clinical geneticists' and genetic counselors' views on the communication of genetic risks: a qualitative study
    Lidewij Henneman
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 73:42-9. 2008
    ..By investigating counselors' perspectives, training can be more tailored to their needs...
  5. doi request reprint 'A low risk is still a risk': exploring women's attitudes towards genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility in order to target disease prevention
    L Henneman
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Genomics 14:238-47. 2011
    ..This study explores women's attitudes towards genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility in order to target breast cancer prevention...
  6. ncbi request reprint Public attitudes toward genetic testing: perceived benefits and objections
    Lidewij Henneman
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Genet Test 10:139-45. 2006
    ..These results suggest that in addition to moral acceptability, perceived usefulness is a precondition for supporting genetic testing. It is not expected that more information will necessarily result in more positive attitudes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Public experiences, knowledge and expectations about medical genetics and the use of genetic information
    Lidewij Henneman
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Community Genet 7:33-43. 2004
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  8. pmc Lay perceptions of predictive testing for diabetes based on DNA test results versus family history assessment: a focus group study
    Miranda Wijdenes-Pijl
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:535. 2011
    ..In this study, type 2 diabetes was used as an example, and perceptions with regard to predictive testing based on DNA test results and family history assessment were compared...
  9. pmc Challenges in the care for consanguineous couples: an exploratory interview study among general practitioners and midwives
    Marieke E Teeuw
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Section Community Genetics, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 13:105. 2012
    ..This Dutch study aims to explore the experiences, attitudes and beliefs of such professionals regarding their care for consanguineous couples...
  10. ncbi request reprint Preconceptional cystic fibrosis carrier screening: attitudes and intentions of the target population
    Francis A M Poppelaars
    Department of Clinical Genetics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam
    Genet Test 8:80-9. 2004
    ..These results suggest that the offer of routine preconceptional CF carrier screening would lead to substantial acceptance among couples planning a pregnancy. Several variables related with intention were identified...
  11. pmc Preconceptional ancestry-based carrier couple screening for cystic fibrosis and haemoglobinopathies: what determines the intention to participate or not and actual participation?
    Phillis Lakeman
    Department of Clinical Genetics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Hum Genet 17:999-1009. 2009
    ..The effort and time needed for participation were important reasons for declining participation, which might be overcome by improving access to the screening...
  12. ncbi request reprint Attitudes of potential providers toward preconceptual cystic fibrosis carrier screening
    Francis A Poppelaars
    Department of Clinical Genetics and Human Genetics, VU University Medical Center, P.O. Box 7057, NL-1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Genet Couns 13:31-44. 2004
    ..The care providers who are most likely to be involved in a preconceptual CF carrier screening program, i.e. GPs and CHS workers, generally have a positive attitude towards the implementation of such a program...
  13. pmc Family history of diabetes: exploring perceptions of people at risk in the Netherlands
    Miranda Pijl
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A54. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the perceptions of causes, risk, and control with regard to diabetes and the role of family history among people at increased risk for type 2 diabetes...
  14. pmc Causal beliefs and perceptions of risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, The Netherlands, 2007
    Liesbeth Claassen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A130. 2011
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  15. doi request reprint Three-month follow-up of Western and non-Western participants in a study on preconceptional ancestry-based carrier couple screening for cystic fibrosis and hemoglobinopathies in the Netherlands
    Phillis Lakeman
    Department of Clinical Genetics, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Genet Med 10:820-30. 2008
    ....
  16. pmc Impact of communicating familial risk of diabetes on illness perceptions and self-reported behavioral outcomes: a randomized controlled trial
    Miranda Pijl
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 32:597-9. 2009
    ..To assess the potential effectiveness of communicating familial risk of diabetes on illness perceptions and self-reported behavioral outcomes...
  17. pmc Design of the BRISC study: a multicentre controlled clinical trial to optimize the communication of breast cancer risks in genetic counselling
    Caroline F Ockhuysen-Vermey
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 8:283. 2008
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  18. pmc Using family history information to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent diseases; a discussion of the evidence
    Liesbeth Claassen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:248. 2010
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  19. pmc Using web-based familial risk information for diabetes prevention: a randomized controlled trial
    Miranda Wijdenes
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:485. 2013
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  20. pmc Parents' perceived vulnerability and perceived control in preventing Meningococcal C infection: a large-scale interview study about vaccination
    Danielle R M Timmermans
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:45. 2008
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  21. doi request reprint Presenting health risk information in different formats: the effect on participants' cognitive and emotional evaluation and decisions
    Danielle R M Timmermans
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 73:443-7. 2008
    ..There is little--though contradictory--evidence to indicate which format is most effective for communicating risks, and which risk format is preferred by counselees...
  22. doi request reprint Perceived risk and representations of cardiovascular disease and preventive behaviour in people diagnosed with familial hypercholesterolemia: a cross-sectional questionnaire study
    Liesbeth Claassen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute of Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, 1081 BT, The Netherlands
    J Health Psychol 15:33-43. 2010
    ..In their communications with FH-screened positives, health professionals should be aware that people may underestimate CVD risk, and should stress how behaviour change can reduce the risk...
  23. ncbi request reprint Sustained effects of online genetics education: a randomized controlled trial on oncogenetics
    Elisa Jf Houwink
    1 Department of Clinical Genetics, Section Community Genetics, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2 Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Hum Genet 22:310-6. 2014
    ..The educational effects can inform further development of online genetics modules aimed at improving physicians' genetics knowledge and could potentially be relevant internationally and across a wider range of potential audiences. ..
  24. ncbi request reprint Preconceptional cystic fibrosis carrier screening: opinions of general practitioners, gynecologists, and pediatricians in the Netherlands
    Marieke J H Baars
    Department of Clinical Genetics and Human Genetics, VU University Medical Center, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Genet Test 8:431-6. 2004
    ..Physicians are sympathetic toward preconceptional CF carrier screening if the couples themselves request a test. Physicians had reservations about routinely offering a CF carrier test...
  25. pmc Do consanguineous parents of a child affected by an autosomal recessive disease have more DNA identical-by-descent than similarly-related parents with healthy offspring? Design of a case-control study
    Marieke E Teeuw
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Section Community Genetics, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Genet 11:113. 2010
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Deficient knowledge of genetics relevant for daily practice among medical students nearing graduation
    Marieke J H Baars
    Department of Clinical Genetics and Human Genetics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Genet Med 7:295-301. 2005
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  27. doi request reprint How does a simple enquiry compare to a detailed family history questionnaire to identify coronary heart disease or diabetic familial risk?
    Miranda Wijdenes-Pijl
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Genet Med 13:443-6. 2011
    ..To examine whether a simple enquiry can provide similar family history information compared with a detailed questionnaire for coronary heart disease or diabetes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Preconception cystic fibrosis carrier screening: costs and consequences
    Francis A M Weijers-Poppelaars
    Department of Clinical Genetics and Human Genetics, VU University Medical Center, NL 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Genet Test 9:158-66. 2005
    ..Adaptations could be made to the screening program, resulting in economic savings while the primary goal of the screening--to enable participants to make an autonomous informed choice--is guaranteed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Developing and optimizing a decisional instrument using self-reported ancestry for carrier screening in a multi-ethnic society
    Phillis Lakeman
    Department of Clinical Genetics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Genet Med 8:502-9. 2006
    ..To develop a decisional instrument for ancestry-based cystic fibrosis and/or hemoglobinopathies carrier couple screening in The Netherlands...
  30. doi request reprint Informing family members of individuals with Lynch syndrome: a guideline for clinical geneticists
    Fred H Menko
    Department of Clinical Genetics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fam Cancer 12:319-24. 2013
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  31. doi request reprint Effectiveness of oncogenetics training on general practitioners' consultation skills: a randomized controlled trial
    Elisa J F Houwink
    1 Department of Clinical Genetics, Section of Community Genetics, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2 Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Genet Med 16:45-52. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether oncogenetics training for general practitioners improves their genetic consultation skills...
  32. pmc Attitudes of general practitioners and midwives towards ethnicity-based haemoglobinopathy-carrier screening
    Suze M P J Jans
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Section of Community Genetics, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Hum Genet 20:1112-7. 2012
    ..Moreover, primary care professionals and professional organisations need support of policy at national level...
  33. pmc Genetic educational needs and the role of genetics in primary care: a focus group study with multiple perspectives
    Elisa Jf Houwink
    Department of Clinical Genetics, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 12:5. 2011
    ..e. family medicine and midwifery care) and the need for education in this area as perceived by primary care providers, patient advocacy groups and clinical genetics professionals...
  34. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and risk perception of parents of different ethnic backgrounds regarding meningococcal C vaccination
    Danielle R M Timmermans
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Vaccine 23:3329-35. 2005
    ..The differences in knowledge about vaccination and the more critical attitude of Dutch parents emphasize the need to take more into account parents' perspectives when designing information leaflets or other information media...
  35. ncbi request reprint Deficiency of knowledge of genetics and genetic tests among general practitioners, gynecologists, and pediatricians: a global problem
    Marieke J H Baars
    Department of Clinical Genetics and Human Genetics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Genet Med 7:605-10. 2005
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Consanguineous marriage and reproductive risk: attitudes and understanding of ethnic groups practising consanguinity in Western society
    Marieke E Teeuw
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Section Community Genetics and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Hum Genet 22:452-7. 2014
    ..The diversity of the target population requires various strategies to disseminate information and reach consanguineous couples with the offer of genetic counselling. ..
  37. ncbi request reprint How should preconceptional cystic fibrosis carrier screening be provided? Opinions of potential providers and the target population
    Francis A M Poppelaars
    Department of Clinical Genetics and Human Genetics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Community Genet 6:157-65. 2003
    ..One possible target group is couples planning a pregnancy (preconceptional screening), providing a maximum number of reproductive options and a minimum of time constraints...
  38. doi request reprint Fatalistic responses to different types of genetic risk information: exploring the role of self-malleability
    Liesbeth Claassen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychol Health 25:183-96. 2010
    ..Scenario 1 was associated with least perceived control over cholesterol level and CVD risk. People who viewed themselves as more able to change self-attributes experienced more control in all three scenarios...
  39. ncbi request reprint Offering preconceptional cystic fibrosis carrier couple screening in the absence of established preconceptional care services
    Lidewij Henneman
    Department of Clinical Genetics and Human Genetics, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, NL 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Community Genet 6:5-13. 2003
    ..To investigate the feasibility and acceptability of different modes of offering preconceptional carrier screening for cystic fibrosis (CF) in the absence of established preconceptional care services...
  40. doi request reprint Prioritization of future genetics education for general practitioners: a Delphi study
    Elisa J F Houwink
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Section of Community Genetics, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Genet Med 14:323-9. 2012
    ..Education in primary care genetics is considered suboptimal and in urgent need of revision and innovation. The aim of this study was to prioritize topics for genetics education for general practice...
  41. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of cystic fibrosis carrier screening programs according to genetic screening criteria
    Lidewij Henneman
    Department of Clinical Genetics and Human Genetics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Genet Med 4:241-9. 2002
    ..To further investigate the long-term psychological and social effects of genetic screening, continuous monitoring of screening projects is recommended...
  42. doi request reprint Reflecting on earlier experiences with unsolicited findings: points to consider for next-generation sequencing and informed consent in diagnostics
    Tessel Rigter
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Section of Community Genetics and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Mutat 34:1322-8. 2013
    ..We hereby aim to provide a sound basis for developing guidelines for optimizing the informed consent procedure. ..
  43. ncbi request reprint Personal experiences of cystic fibrosis (CF) carrier couples prospectively identified in CF families
    Lidewij Henneman
    Department of Clinical Genetics and Human Genetics, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med Genet 110:324-31. 2002
    ..These findings may be useful in investigating possible dilemmas caused by the introduction of population carrier screening. Observations reported here might also apply to other recessively inherited disorders...