Bellis van den Berg

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Medically unexplained physical symptoms in the aftermath of disasters
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Rev 27:92-106. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Symptoms and related functioning in a traumatized community
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 165:2402-7. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life and mental health problems after a disaster: are chronically ill survivors more vulnerable to health problems?
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 15:1571-6. 2006
  4. pmc Selective attrition and bias in a longitudinal health survey among survivors of a disaster
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, A van Leeuwenhoeklaan 6, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for physical symptoms after a disaster: a longitudinal study
    B van den Berg
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences IRAS, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 38:499-510. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Risk factors for unexplained symptoms after a disaster: a five-year longitudinal study in general practice
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Psychosomatics 50:69-77. 2009
  7. pmc Are physical symptoms among survivors of a disaster presented to the general practitioner? A comparison between self-reports and GP data
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:150. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal comparative study of the physical and mental health problems of affected residents of the firework disaster Enschede, The Netherlands
    L Grievink
    Centre for Environmental Health Research, National Institute for Public Health and Environment RIVM, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Public Health 121:367-74. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The public health dimension of disasters--health outcome assessment of disasters
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Environmental Health Research, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:s55-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Medically unexplained physical symptoms in the aftermath of disasters
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Rev 27:92-106. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Symptoms and related functioning in a traumatized community
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 165:2402-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence and course of symptoms reported by disaster survivors and to assess whether the symptoms have features similar to those of medically unexplained symptoms...
  3. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life and mental health problems after a disaster: are chronically ill survivors more vulnerable to health problems?
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 15:1571-6. 2006
    ..In conclusion, chronic diseases were not an important risk factor for impaired HRQL and mental health problems among survivors...
  4. pmc Selective attrition and bias in a longitudinal health survey among survivors of a disaster
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, A van Leeuwenhoeklaan 6, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:8. 2007
    ..Little is known about the response mechanisms among survivors of disasters. We studied the selective attrition and possible bias in a longitudinal study among survivors of a fireworks disaster...
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for physical symptoms after a disaster: a longitudinal study
    B van den Berg
    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences IRAS, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 38:499-510. 2008
    ..In addition, we examined whether risk factors for physical symptoms differ between survivors and controls...
  6. doi request reprint Risk factors for unexplained symptoms after a disaster: a five-year longitudinal study in general practice
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Psychosomatics 50:69-77. 2009
    ..When presented to the general practitioner (GP), more than three-quarters of symptoms such as stomach ache, headache, and pain in bones and muscles cannot be explained by a medical disorder...
  7. pmc Are physical symptoms among survivors of a disaster presented to the general practitioner? A comparison between self-reports and GP data
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:150. 2007
    ..e. were the symptoms related to a medical diagnosis or could they be labeled MUS?..
  8. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal comparative study of the physical and mental health problems of affected residents of the firework disaster Enschede, The Netherlands
    L Grievink
    Centre for Environmental Health Research, National Institute for Public Health and Environment RIVM, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Public Health 121:367-74. 2007
    ..Study questions were: (1) did the health status change over this period; and (2) how is the health status 18 months after the disaster compared with controls?..
  9. ncbi request reprint The public health dimension of disasters--health outcome assessment of disasters
    Bellis van den Berg
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Environmental Health Research, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:s55-9. 2008
    ..Instead, disasters will cause many other health problems and concerns such as infectious diseases and mental health problems. Disaster health outcome assessments provide insight into the public health impact of disasters...