Kees Van Heeringen

Summary

Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi The neurobiology of suicide and suicidality
    Kees Van Heeringen
    Unit for Suicide Research, University Dept of Psychiatry, University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Can J Psychiatry 48:292-300. 2003
  2. ncbi Adjustment disorder and the course of the suicidal process in adolescents
    Gwendolyn Portzky
    Unit for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gent, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 87:265-70. 2005
  3. ncbi Cortisol in violent suicidal behaviour: association with personality and monoaminergic activity
    K Van Heeringen
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gent, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000, Gent, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 60:181-9. 2000
  4. ncbi Suicidal acts and ideation in homosexual and bisexual young people: a study of prevalence and risk factors
    C Van Heeringen
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Gent, Belgium
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 35:494-9. 2000
  5. ncbi Suicide in adolescents
    C Van Heeringen
    Unit for Suicide Research, University of Gent, Belgium
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 16:S1-6. 2001
  6. ncbi Suicide, serotonin, and the brain
    C Van Heeringen
    Unit for Suicide Research, University of Gent, Belgium
    Crisis 22:66-70. 2001
  7. ncbi Unit for suicide research, University of Gent, Belgium
    Kees Van Heeringen
    University Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Br J Psychiatry 183:260-1. 2003
  8. doi Epidemiological trends in attempted suicide in adolescents and young adults between 1996 and 2004
    Stephanie De Munck
    Unit for Suicide Research, University of Gent, Belgium
    Crisis 30:115-9. 2009
  9. doi Reasons for adolescent deliberate self-harm: a cry of pain and/or a cry for help? Findings from the child and adolescent self-harm in Europe (CASE) study
    Gerrit Scoliers
    Unit for Suicide Research, Dept of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, University of Ghent, UZ Gent 1K12F, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:601-7. 2009
  10. doi Sociodemographic and psychopathological risk factors for repetition of attempted suicide: a 5-year follow-up study
    Gerrit Scoliers
    Unit for Suicide Research, University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Arch Suicide Res 13:201-13. 2009

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi The neurobiology of suicide and suicidality
    Kees Van Heeringen
    Unit for Suicide Research, University Dept of Psychiatry, University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Can J Psychiatry 48:292-300. 2003
    ..To investigate the current state of knowledge regarding the neurobiology of suicide and suicidality...
  2. ncbi Adjustment disorder and the course of the suicidal process in adolescents
    Gwendolyn Portzky
    Unit for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gent, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 87:265-70. 2005
    ..The authors' goal was to investigate the association of adjustment disorders (with depressed mood) and suicide in adolescents by means of a psychological autopsy study...
  3. ncbi Cortisol in violent suicidal behaviour: association with personality and monoaminergic activity
    K Van Heeringen
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gent, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000, Gent, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 60:181-9. 2000
    ..Delineation of such trait-like characteristics may increase the specificity in the prediction of suicidal behaviour and thus lead to new approaches to the treatment and prevention of suicidal behaviour...
  4. ncbi Suicidal acts and ideation in homosexual and bisexual young people: a study of prevalence and risk factors
    C Van Heeringen
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Gent, Belgium
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 35:494-9. 2000
    ..This study therefore aimed to determine the risk of attempted suicide and the effect of potential risk factors on the occurrence of suicidal ideation and behaviour among homosexual youngsters...
  5. ncbi Suicide in adolescents
    C Van Heeringen
    Unit for Suicide Research, University of Gent, Belgium
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 16:S1-6. 2001
    ..Potential treatment approaches include the treatment of individual psychopathological phenomena, whether or not in school-based clinics, but particular attention has to be given to inducting and keeping young people at risk in treatment...
  6. ncbi Suicide, serotonin, and the brain
    C Van Heeringen
    Unit for Suicide Research, University of Gent, Belgium
    Crisis 22:66-70. 2001
    ..Based on these considerations, suggestions for future research are discussed...
  7. ncbi Unit for suicide research, University of Gent, Belgium
    Kees Van Heeringen
    University Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Br J Psychiatry 183:260-1. 2003
  8. doi Epidemiological trends in attempted suicide in adolescents and young adults between 1996 and 2004
    Stephanie De Munck
    Unit for Suicide Research, University of Gent, Belgium
    Crisis 30:115-9. 2009
    ....
  9. doi Reasons for adolescent deliberate self-harm: a cry of pain and/or a cry for help? Findings from the child and adolescent self-harm in Europe (CASE) study
    Gerrit Scoliers
    Unit for Suicide Research, Dept of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, University of Ghent, UZ Gent 1K12F, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:601-7. 2009
    ....
  10. doi Sociodemographic and psychopathological risk factors for repetition of attempted suicide: a 5-year follow-up study
    Gerrit Scoliers
    Unit for Suicide Research, University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Arch Suicide Res 13:201-13. 2009
    ..Repetition of suicidal behavior is associated with high anxiety, severe depression, more psychiatric symptoms and is increased in young patients...
  11. doi Psychosocial and psychiatric factors associated with adolescent suicide: a case-control psychological autopsy study
    Gwendolyn Portzky
    Unit for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gent, Gent, Belgium
    J Adolesc 32:849-62. 2009
    ....
  12. doi A comparative follow-up study of aftercare and compliance of suicide attempters following standardized psychosocial assessment
    Ciska Wittouck
    Unit for Suicide Research, Gent University, De Pintelaan 185, Gent, Belgium
    Arch Suicide Res 14:135-45. 2010
    ..The current findings support the use of a standardized tool for the assessment of suicide attempters and are in line with the chain of care model for suicide attempters...
  13. ncbi Deliberate self-harm in young people: differences in prevalence and risk factors between the Netherlands and Belgium
    Gwendolyn Portzky
    Unit for Suicide Research, Dept of Psychiatry, University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, Gent 9000, Belgium
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:179-86. 2008
    ..This study aimed to examine prevalence and risk factors of deliberate self-harm in Dutch and Dutch-speaking Belgian adolescents...
  14. ncbi Deliberate self-harm in adolescents
    Gwendolyn Portzky
    Unit for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gent, Gent, Belgium
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:337-42. 2007
    ..To review literature on young people who deliberately harmed themselves that was published between March 2005 and December 2006 in English language journals...
  15. doi The prevention and treatment of complicated grief: a meta-analysis
    Ciska Wittouck
    Unit for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Psychol Rev 31:69-78. 2011
    ..Therefore the main objective of this meta-analysis was to determine the short-term and long-term effect of both preventive and treatment interventions on complicated grief...
  16. ncbi Decreased frontal serotonin 5-HT 2a receptor binding index in deliberate self-harm patients
    K Audenaert
    Department of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
    Eur J Nucl Med 28:175-82. 2001
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  17. ncbi Prefrontal 5-HT2a receptor binding index, hopelessness and personality characteristics in attempted suicide
    C Van Heeringen
    Unit for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gent, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 74:149-58. 2003
    ..g. the serotonergic system. Recently, functional neuroimaging techniques with radioligands allow direct in vivo assessment of the neurobiological status of the central nervous system...
  18. ncbi Estimates of regional cerebral blood flow and 5-HT2A receptor density in impulsive, aggressive dogs with 99mTc-ECD and 123I-5-I-R91150
    Kathelijne Peremans
    Department of Medical Imaging, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, 9820, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 30:1538-46. 2003
    ..This study supports a role for the serotonergic system in canine impulsive aggression...
  19. ncbi Functional brain imaging in suicidal patients
    Kees Van Heeringen
    Universiteit van Gent, Unit for Suicide Research, Ghent, Belgium
    Psychiatr Danub 22:S161. 2010
    ..These changes are related to neuropsychological disturbances in decision-making, problem solving and fluency...
  20. doi The functional neuroanatomy of mental pain in depression
    Kees Van Heeringen
    University Department of Psychiatry, Medical Psychology Unit for Suicide Research, University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Psychiatry Res 181:141-4. 2010
    ..Further study is warranted to understand whether this association reflects increased emotional processing or decreased cognitive control over mental pain in depressed individuals...
  21. ncbi Functional imaging, serotonin and the suicidal brain
    K Audenaert
    Department of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, Gent University, Gent, Belgium
    Acta Neurol Belg 106:125-31. 2006
    ..These results are in keeping with 5-HT2A binding studies in depressed patients and impulsive animal research. Interestingly, both an increase and a decrease in 5-HT2A binding index seem to normalize with SSRI treatment...
  22. ncbi Personality-related characteristics in restricting versus binging and purging eating disordered patients
    M Vervaet
    Centre for Eating Disorders, University Department of Psychiatry, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
    Compr Psychiatry 45:37-43. 2004
    ..The higher the scores on novelty seeking, the lower the scores on several character scales, which has important implications for the reinforcement of behavior and the treatment of eating disorders...
  23. ncbi Suicide among adolescents. A psychological autopsy study of psychiatric, psychosocial and personality-related risk factors
    Gwendolyn Portzky
    Unit for Suicide Research, Dept of Psychiatry, University Hospital Gent, De Pintelaan 185, 9000, Gent, Belgium
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:922-30. 2005
    ..As more knowledge about risk factors is required to develop national prevention strategies, we investigated adolescent suicides using the psychological autopsy method...
  24. ncbi Suicide prevention in adolescents: a controlled study of the effectiveness of a school-based psycho-educational program
    Gwendolyn Portzky
    Unit for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:910-8. 2006
    ..This study examined the effectiveness of these programs in a controlled study by assessing the effect on knowledge, attitudes, coping and hopelessness...
  25. doi Deliberate self-harm within an international community sample of young people: comparative findings from the Child & Adolescent Self-harm in Europe (CASE) Study
    Nicola Madge
    School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:667-77. 2008
    ..Nonetheless, there is little reliable comparative international information on its extent or characteristics. We have conducted a seven-country comparative community study of deliberate self-harm among young people...
  26. ncbi Why people engage in parasuicide: a cross-cultural study of intentions
    Heidi Hjelmeland
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 32:380-93. 2002
    ..The findings from this study are likely to be generalizable to other settings and have implications for clinical practice...
  27. doi Cross-national comparisons of the association between alcohol consumption and deliberate self-harm in adolescents
    Ingeborg Rossow
    Suicide Research and Prevention Unit, University of Oslo, Norway
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:605-15. 2007
    ..The results support the assumption that intoxication is significantly related to the association between alcohol consumption and deliberate self-harm in adolescents...