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Research Output

2013

Social Cognitive Changes Resulting from an Effective Breastfeeding Education Program

Mesters, I., Gijsbers, B., Bartholomew, K., Knottnerus, J. A. & Van Schayck, O. C. P., Feb 2013, In : Breastfeeding Medicine. 8, 1, p. 23-30

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Why do Romanian junior high school students start to smoke?

Lotrean, L. M., Mesters, I. & de Vries, H., Nov 2013, In : Child Care Health and Development. 39, 6, p. 851-855

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)
2012
6 Citations (Scopus)

Harvesting Experiential Expertise to Support Safe Driving for People with Diabetes Mellitus A Qualitative Study Evaluated by Peers in a Survey

Burda, M. H. F., van der Horst, F., van den Akker, M., Stork, A. D. M., Mesters, I., Bours, S., Ploeg, M., Winkens, B. & Knottnerus, J. A., 1 Dec 2012, In : The Patient: patient-centered outcomes research. 5, 4, p. 251-264

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Patient adherence to prescribed medication instructions for dyspepsia: The DIAMOND-study

Fransen, G. A. J., Mesters, I., Muris, J. W. M., Van Marrewijk, C. J., Mujakovic, S., Laheij, R. J. F., Numans, M. E., De Wit, N. J., Samsom, M., Jansen, J. B. M. J. & Knottnerus, J. A., Jun 2012, In : European Journal of General Practice. 18, 2, p. 79-85

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Risk Perception and Information Processing: The Development and Validation of a Questionnaire to Assess Self-Reported Information Processing

Smerecnik, C. M. R., Mesters, I., Candel, M. J. J. M., de Vries, H. & de Vries, N. K., 1 Jan 2012, In : Risk Analysis. 32, 1, p. 54-66

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)
2011

An Empirical Test of the Materialist Framework for Understanding the General Population's Reaction to Nonpersonalized Genetic Health Messages

Smerecnik, C. M. R., Mesters, I., de Vries, H. & de Vries, N. K., 1 Jan 2011, In : Journal of Health Communication : International Perspectives. 16, 5, p. 550-562 13 p., 933977215.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Applying a theory-based framework to understand public knowledge of genetic risk factors: a case for the distinction between how-to knowledge and principles knowledge.

Smerecnik, C. M. R., Mesters, I., de Vries, N. K. & de Vries, H., 1 Jan 2011, In : Public Health Genomics. 14, 4-5, p. 259-270 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of cancer rehabilitation on problem-solving, anxiety and depression: A RCT comparing physical and cognitive-behavioural training versus physical training

Korstjens, I., Mesters, I., May, A. M., van Weert, E., van den Hout, J. H. C., Ros, W., Hoekstra-Weebers, J. E. H. M., van der Schans, C. P. & van den Borne, B., 1 May 2011, In : Psychology & Health. 26, p. 63-82

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Getting inside the black box of health promotion programmes using Intervention Mapping

Kok, G. & Mesters, I., 1 Jan 2011, In : Chronic Illness. 7, 3, p. 176-180

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)

Participation in colorectal cancer screening trials after first-time invitation: A systematic review

Khalid - de Bakker, C. A., Jonkers, D. M. A. E., Smits, K., Mesters, E. P. E., Masclee, A. A. M. & Stockbrügger, R. W., 1 Jan 2011, In : Endoscopy. 43, 12, p. 1059-1086

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

40 Citations (Scopus)

Tailored print communication and telephone motivational interviewing are equally successful in improving multiple lifestyle behaviors in a randomized controlled trial

van Keulen, H. M., Mesters, I., Ausems, M., van Breukelen, G., Campbell, M., Resnicow, K., Brug, J. & de Vries, H., 1 Jan 2011, In : Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 41, p. 104-118 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

39 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Cancer-Related Fatigue and Rehabilitation: A Randomized Controlled Multicenter Trial Comparing Physical Training Combined With Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy With Physical Training Only and With No Intervention

van Weert, E., May, A. M., Korstjens, I., Post, W. J., van der Schans, C. P., van den Borne, B., Mesters, I., Ros, W. J. G. & Hoekstra-Weebers, J. E. H. M., Oct 2010, In : Physical Therapy. 90, 10, p. 1413-1425

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Evaluation of a peer-led smoking prevention programme for Romanian adolescents

Lotrean, L. M., Dijk, F., Mesters, I., Ionut, C. & De Vries, H., Oct 2010, In : Health Education Research. 25, 5, p. 803-814

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Factors underlying smoking relapse prevention: results of an international Delphi study

Elfeddali, I., Bolman, C., Mesters, I., Wiers, R. W. & de Vries, H., Dec 2010, In : Health Education Research. 25, 6, p. 1008-1020 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic health messages in the mass media: Do the general public perceive non-personalized genetic health message as personally relevant?

Smerecnik, C. M. R., Mesters, I., Candel, M. J., de Vries, H. & de Vries, N. K., Nov 2010, In : British Journal of Health Psychology. 15, Pt4, p. 941-956 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Monitoring Training Progress During Exercise Training in Cancer Survivors: A Submaximal Exercise Test as an Alternative for a Maximal Exercise Test?

May, A. M., van Weert, E., Korstjens, I., Hoekstra-Weebers, J. E. H. M., van der Schans, C. P., Zonderland, M. L., Mesters, I., van den Borne, B. & Ros, W. J., Mar 2010, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 91, 3, p. 351-357

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Single-item and multiple-item measures of adherence to public health behavior guidelines were incongruent

van Keulen, H. M., Mesters, I., van Mechelen, W. & de Vries, H., Jan 2010, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 63, 1, p. 75-84

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)
2009
14 Citations (Scopus)

A Systematic Review of the Impact of Genetic Counseling on Risk Perception Accuracy

Smerecnik, C. M. R., Mesters, I., Verweij, E., de Vries, N. K. & de Vries, H., 1 Jan 2009, In : Journal of Genetic Counseling. 18, 3, p. 217-228

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

59 Citations (Scopus)

CVA-patiënten met dysfagie: Hoe kan de voorlichting geoptimaliseerd worden?

Prevoo, M., Mesters, I., Bours, G. & Lemmens, J., 2009, In : Logopedie en Foniatrie. p. 118-122 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Smoking among Dutch elementary schoolchildren: gender-specific predictors

Ausems, M. G. E. M., Mesters, I., van Breukelen, G. & de Vries, H., 1 Jan 2009, In : Health Education Research. 24, 5, p. 818-828

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Educating the general public about multifactorial genetic disease: applying a theory-based framework to understand current public knowledge.

Smerecnik, C. M. R., Mesters, I., de Vries, N. K. & de Vries, H., 1 Jan 2008, In : Genetics in Medicine. 10, 4, p. 251-258

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

34 Citations (Scopus)

Vitalum study design: RCT evaluating the efficacy of tailored print communication and telephone motivational interviewing on multiple health behaviours

van Keulen, H., Mesters, I., Brug, J., Ausems, M. G. E. M., Campbell, M., Resnicow, K., Zwietering, P. J., van Breukelen, G. J. P., van Mechelen, W., Severens, J. L. & de Vries, H., 1 Jan 2008, In : BMC Public Health. 8, p. 216

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

22 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Family communication regarding inherited high cholesterol: Why and how do patients disclose genetic risk?

van den Nieuwenhoff, H. W. P., Mesters, I., Gielen, C. & de Vries, N. K., 1 Jan 2007, In : Social Science & Medicine. 65, 5, p. 1025-1037

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

29 Citations (Scopus)

Should Individuals Be Informed about Their Salt Sensitivity Status? First Indications of the Value of Testing for Genetic Predisposition to Low-Risk Conditions

Smerecnik, C. M. R., Mesters, I., van Keulen, H., Scheffers, I. J. M., Beeks, E., de Leeuw, P. W., de Vries, N. K. & de Vries, H., 1 Jan 2007, In : Genetic Testing. 11, 3, p. 307-314

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Public awareness of the existence of inherited high cholesterol

van den Nieuwenhoff, H. W. P., Mesters, I. & de Vries, N. K., 1 Jan 2006, In : European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation. 13, 6, p. 990-992

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

The importance of written information packages in support of case-finding within families at risk for inherited high cholesterol

van den Nieuwenhoff, H. W. P., Mesters, I., Nellissen, J. J., Stalenhoef, A. F. & de Vries, N. K., 1 Jan 2006, In : Journal of Genetic Counseling. 15, 1, p. 29-40

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Vroegtijdige ontdekking van erfelijk hoog cholesterol (VROECH): Familiecommunicatie, testbeslissing en evaluatie van twee publiekscampagnes

van den Nieuwenhoff, H. W. P., Mesters, I. & de Vries, N. K., 1 Jan 2006, Maastricht: UM.

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

2004

Dietary change, nutrition education and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Brug, J., Schols, A. M. & Mesters, I., 1 Jan 2004, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 52, 3, p. 249-257

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

30 Citations (Scopus)
2002

Diffusie van gezondheidsbevorderende interventies: beschrijving van invoeringsproces- en strategieën

Mesters, I., Meertens, R. M., Ausems, M. G. E. M. & Zondag, M., 1 Jan 2002, In : Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen. 80, p. 382-387 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2001

Is bevolkingsonderzoek naar dikkedarmkanker haalbaar? Een pilot-studie naarde deelnamegraad en de determinanten van deelname

Kremers, S. P. J., Mesters, I., Pladdet, I. E., van den Borne, H. W. & Stockbrügger, R. W., 1 Jan 2001, In : Gedrag & Gezondheid. 29, 5, p. 322-330

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2000

Participation in a sigmoidoscopic colorectal cancer screening program: a pilot study

Kremers, S. P. J., Mesters, I., Pladdet, I. E., van den Borne, H. W. & Stockbrügger, R. W., 1 Jan 2000, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention. 9, p. 1127-1130

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

30 Citations (Scopus)
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