Recent publications involving my department

You will find here a selection of publications in the field of: pain, in particular headache; psychological problems of patients with afflicted appearance; psychological assessment; mental health care; transplantation; reproductive issues; quality of life.

  • Merlijn VPBM, Hunfeld JAM, et al. (2003). "Psychosocial factors associated with chronic pain in adolescents." Pain 101: 33-43.
  • Perquin CW, Hazebroek-Kampschreur AAJM, et al. (2000). "Pain in children and adolescent: a common experience." Pain 87: 51-58.
  • Peters M and Passchier J (2006). "Translating instruments for cross-cultural studies in headache research." Headache 46: 82-91.
  • Kranenburg LW, Visak T, Zuidema W, Klerk M de, Hilhorst M, Passchier J, IJzermans JNM, Busschbach JJ van. Starting a crossover kidney transplantation program in the Netherlands: ethical and psychological considerations. Transplantation, 2004;78: 194-7.
  • Klerk C de, Hunfeld JA, Duivenvoorden HJ, Outer MAd, Fauser BC, Passchier J, & Macklon NS. Effectiveness of a psychosocial counselling intervention for first-time IVF couples: a randomized controlled trial. Hum Reprod, 2005; 20 , 1333-8
  • van Dooren S, Seynaeve C, Rijnsburger AJ, Duivenvoorden HJ, Essink-Bot ML, Tilanus-Linthorst MM, Klijn JG, de Koning HJ, Tibben A. Exploring the course of psychological distress around two successive control visits in women at hereditary risk of breast cancer. Eur J Cancer. 2005 ;41:1416-25
  • Merlijn VPBM, Hunfeld JAM, Wouden JCvd, Hazebroek-Kampschreur AA, Passchier J, & Koes BW. Factors related to the quality of life in adolescents with chronic pain. Clin J Pain, 2006; 22, 306-15
  • Heijnen EM, Eijkemans MJ, Klerk de C, Polinder S, Beckers NG, Klinkert ER, Broekmans FJ, Passchier J, Te Velde ER, Macklon NS, Fauser BC. A mild strategy in IVF results in favourable outcomes in terms of term live birth, cost and patient discomfort. Lancet 2007; 369, 743-9