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Research Output

2014

Psychological determinants of motorcycle helmet use among young adults in Cambodia

Brijs, K., Brijs, T., Sann, S., Trinh, T. A., Wets, G. & Ruiter, R. A. C., 1 Jan 2014, In : Transportation Research Part F-Traffic Psychology and Behaviour. 26, p. 273-290

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Psychosocial Correlates of Suicidal Ideation in Rural South African Adolescents

Shilubane, H. N., Ruiter, R. A. C., Bos, A. E. R., van den Borne, B., James, S. & Reddy, P. S., 1 Jan 2014, In : Child Psychiatry & Human Development. 45, 2, p. 153-162

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Psychosocial correlates of the motivation to abstain from sexual intercourse among Indonesian adolescents

Leerlooijer, J. N., Ruiter, R. A. C., Damayanti, R., Rijsdijk, L. E., Eiling, E., Bos, A. E. R. & Kok, G., 1 Jan 2014, In : Tropical Medicine & International Health. 19, 1, p. 74-82

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Sixty years of fear appeal research: current state of the evidence

Ruiter, R. A. C., Kessels, L. T. E., Peters, G. J. Y. & Kok, G., 1 Jan 2014, In : International Journal of Psychology. 49, 2, p. 63-70

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

50 Citations (Scopus)

The Association Between Ethnic Identity and Condom Use Among Young Men in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Nyembezi, A., Resnicow, K., Ruiter, R. A. C., van den Borne, B., Sifunda, S., Funani, I. & Reddy, P., 12 Jun 2014, In : Archives of Sexual Behavior. 43, 6, p. 1097-1103

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

The influence of two different invitation letters on chlamydia testing participation: randomized controlled trial

ten Hoor, G., Hoebe, C. J. P. A., van Bergen, J. E. A. M., Brouwers, E. E. H. G., Ruiter, R. A. C. & Kok, G., 1 Jan 2014, In : Journal of Medical Internet Research. 16, 1, e24.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

The intention to get vaccinated against influenza and actual vaccination uptake of Dutch healthcare personnel

Lehmann, B. A., Ruiter, R. A. C., Chapman, G. & Kok, G., 5 Dec 2014, In : Vaccine. 32, 51, p. 6986-91 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding the psychosocial and environmental factors and barriers affecting utilization of maternal healthcare services in Kalomo, Zambia: a qualitative study

Sialubanje, C., Massar, K., Hamer, D. H. & Ruiter, R. A. C., 23 Mar 2014, In : Health Education Research. 29, 3, p. 521-532

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
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10 Citations (Scopus)
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Who has the authority to change a theory? Everyone! A commentary on Head and Noar

Kok, G. & Ruiter, R. A. C., 2 Jan 2014, In : Health Psychology Review. 8, 1, p. 61-64 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialAcademicpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)
2013
9 Citations (Scopus)

A qualitative study of the coverage of influenza vaccination on Dutch news sites and social media websites

Lehmann, B. A., Ruiter, R. A. C. & Kok, G., 5 Jun 2013, In : BMC Public Health. 13, 13 p., 547.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)

A qualitative study of the determinants for vaccination uptake among health care workers

Lehmann, B., Ruiter, R. & Kok, G., 1 Jul 2013, p. 119-119.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractAcademic

Coverage of influenza vaccination on Dutch news sites and social media websites

Lehmann, B., Ruiter, R. & Kok, G., 1 Jul 2013, p. 257-257.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractAcademic

9 Citations (Scopus)

Defensive reactions to health-promoting information: an overview and implications for future research

van 't Riet, J. & Ruiter, R. A. C., 1 May 2013, In : Health Psychology Review. 7, S1, p. S104-S136 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)

Determinants of HPV vaccination intentions among Dutch girls and their mothers: a cross-sectional study

van Keulen, H. M., Otten, W., Ruiter, R. A. C., Fekkes, M., Steenbergen, J., Dusseldorp, E. & Paulussen, T. W., 1 Jan 2013, In : BMC Public Health. 13, 111.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)

Dirty love: the effect of cleanliness of the environment on perceived susceptibility for sexually transmitted infections

Meertens, R., Brankovic, I., Ruiter, R. A. C., Lohstroh, E. & Schaalma, H. P., 1 Jan 2013, In : Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 43, S1, p. E56-E63

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Does questionnaire distribution promote blood donation? An investigation of question-behavior effects

van Dongen, A., Abraham, C., Ruiter, R. A. C. & Veldhuizen, I. J. T., Mar 2013, In : Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 45, 2, p. 163-172 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Enge plaatjes op sigarettenpakjes niet zinvol

Kok, G., Peters, G. J. & Ruiter, R. A. C., 2 Apr 2013, In : Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde. 157, 14, A6167.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademicpeer-review

Healthy and unhealthy social norms and food selection : findings from a field-experiment

Mollen, S., Rimal, R. N., Ruiter, R. A. C. & Kok, G., 1 Jan 2013, In : Appetite. 65, p. 83-89

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

20 Citations (Scopus)

HIV voluntary counselling and testing among recently initiated and traditionally circumcised men in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa

Nyembezi, A., Ruiter, R. A. C., van den Borne, B., Sifunda, S., Funani, I. & Reddy, P., 1 Jun 2013, In : Psychology & Health. 28, 6, p. 620-636 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Intervening or interfering? The influence of injunctive and descriptive norms on intervention behaviours in alcohol consumption contexts

Mollen, S., Rimal, R. N., Ruiter, R. A. C., Jang, S. A. & Kok, G., 1 Jan 2013, In : Psychology & Health. 28, 5, p. 561-578

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Message frame and self-efficacy influence the persuasiveness of nutrition information in a fast-food restaurant

van 't Riet, J., Werrij, M. Q., Nieuwkamp, R., de Vries, H. & Ruiter, R. A. C., 1 Jan 2013, In : Food Quality and Preference. 29, 1, p. 1-5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Ongezond gedrag benadrukken werkt niet

Ruiter, R. A. C., 2013

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/siteAcademic

Parental information-seeking behaviour in childhood vaccinations

Harmsen, I., Doorman, G., Mollema, L., Ruiter, R., Paulussen, T., Kok, G. & de Melker, H., 1 Jul 2013, p. 231-231.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractAcademic

8 Citations (Scopus)

Parental information-seeking behaviour in childhood vaccinations

Harmsen, I. A., Doorman, G. G., Mollema, L., Ruiter, R. A. C., Kok, G. & de Melker, H. E. R., 21 Dec 2013, In : BMC Public Health. 13, 10 p., 1219.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

Qualitative evaluation of the Teenage Mothers Project in Uganda: a community-based empowerment intervention for unmarried teenage mothers

Leerlooijer, J. N., Bos, A. E. R., Ruiter, R. A. C., van Reeuwijk, M. A., Rijsdijk, L. E., Nshakira, N. & Kok, G., 1 Jan 2013, In : BMC Public Health. 13, 816.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Redenen om zich te laten vaccineren tegen HPV: implicaties voor toekomstige informatievoorziening

van Keulen, H. M., Otten, W., Ruiter, R. A. C., Steenbergen, J., Fekkes, M. & Paulussen, T. W., 1 Jan 2013, In : Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde. 157, 17, A5523.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Social Presence and Use of Internet-Delivered Interventions: A Multi-Method Approach

Crutzen, R., Cyr, D., Larios, H., Ruiter, R. A. C. & de Vries, N. K., 20 Feb 2013, In : PLOS ONE. 8, 2, 8 p., 57067.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

Suicide and related health risk behaviours among school learners in South Africa: results from the 2002 and 2008 national youth risk behaviour surveys

Shilubane, H. N., Ruiter, R. A. C., van den Borne, B., Sewpaul, R., James, S. & Reddy, P. S., 4 Oct 2013, In : BMC Public Health. 13, 14 p., 926.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of adverse reactions, subjective distress, and anxiety on retention of first-time blood donors

van Dongen, A., Abraham, C., Ruiter, R. A. C. & Veldhuizen, I. J. T., Feb 2013, In : Transfusion. 53, 2, p. 337-343 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

The relationship between wellbeing indicators and teacher psychological stress in Eastern Cape public schools in South Africa

Vazi, M. L. M., Ruiter, R. A. C., van den Borne, H. W., Martin, G., Dumont, K. & Reddy, P. S., 1 Jan 2013, In : South African Journal of Industrial Psychology. 39, 1, 1041.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Threatening communication: a critical re-analysis and a revised meta-analytic test of fear appeal theory

Peters, G. J. Y., Ruiter, R. A. C. & Kok, G., 1 May 2013, In : Health Psychology Review. 7, S1, p. S8-S31 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

99 Citations (Scopus)

Why parents refuse childhood vaccination: a qualitative study using online focus groups

Harmsen, I. A., Mollema, L., Ruiter, R. A. C., Paulussen, T. G. W. M., de Melker, H. E. R. & Kok, G., 16 Dec 2013, In : BMC Public Health. 13, 8 p., 1183.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
14 Citations (Scopus)

Zijn er alternatieven voor angstaanjagende voorlichting? Gebruik Intervention Mapping!

Kok, G., Peters, G. J., Ruiter, R. A. C., Kessels, L. T. E., ten Hoor, G. & Mevissen, F. E. F., 1 Jan 2013, In : Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen. 91, 3, p. 145-147

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

2012

Address physical inactivity, but avoid stressing harms

Peters, G. J., Ruiter, R. A. C. & Kok, G., 1 Jan 2012, In : Lancet. 380, 9853, p. 1554

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademicpeer-review

Applying Social Psychology to Understanding Social Problems

Ruiter, R. A. C., Massar, K., Kok, G. & van Vugt, M., 1 Oct 2012, Social Psychology of Social Problems: The intergroup context. Golec de Zavala, A. & Cichocka, A. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 337-362

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

Are lapsed donors willing to resume blood donation, and what determines their motivation to do so?

van Dongen, A., Abraham, C., Ruiter, R. A. C., Schaalma, H. P., de Kort, W. L. A. M., Dijkstra, J. A. & Veldhuizen, I. J. T., 1 Jan 2012, In : Transfusion. 52, 6, p. 1296-1302

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Attention processes for threatening health information: a neuroscientific approach

Kessels, L. T. E. & Ruiter, R. A. C., 1 Jan 2012, The psychology of threat. Hunter, B. O. & Romero, T. J. (eds.). Hauppage, N.Y.: NovaPublishers, 19 p. (Psychology of Emotions, Motivations and Actions).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

Avoidance Orientation Moderates the Effect of Threatening Messages

van 't Riet, J., Ruiter, R. A. C. & de Vries, H., 1 Jan 2012, In : Journal of Health Psychology. 17, 1, p. 14-25

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Bedtime stories, risk perception and risk communication on sexually transmitted infections like HIV

Mevissen, F. E. F., Ruiter, R. A. C. & Meertens, R., 1 Jan 2012, p. 469-469.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractAcademic

Bedtime stories: The effects of self-constructed risk scenarios on imaginability and perceived susceptibility to sexually transmitted infections

Mevissen, F. E. F., Meertens, R. M., Ruiter, R. A. C. & Schaalma, H. P., 1 Jan 2012, In : Psychology & Health. 27, 9, p. 1036-1047 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Chlamydia Prevention by Influencing Risk Perceptions

Mevissen, F. E. F., Meertens, R. M. & Ruiter, R. A. C., 1 Jan 2012, Chlamydia. Mares, M. (ed.). New York: InTech, p. 345-358

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

Correlates of delayed sexual intercourse and condom use among adolescents in Uganda: a cross-sectional study

Rijsdijk, L. E., Bos, A. E. R., Lie, R., Ruiter, R. A. C., Leerlooijer, J. N. & Kok, G., 1 Jan 2012, In : BMC Public Health. 12, 817.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Eye movement responses to health messages on cigarette packages

Kessels, L. T. E. & Ruiter, R. A. C., 1 Jan 2012, In : BMC Public Health. 12, 352, 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Factors that influence vaccination decision-making by parents who visit an anthroposophical child welfare center: a focus group study

Harmsen, I. A., Ruiter, R. A. C., Paulussen, T. G. W. M., Mollema, L., Kok, G. & de Melker, H. E. R., 1 Jan 2012, In : Advances in preventive medicine. 2012, 7 p., 175694.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Go fast! Reaction time differences between adults and adolescents in evaluating risky traffic situations

Feenstra, H., Ruiter, R. A. C. & Kok, G., 1 Jan 2012, In : Journal of Health Psychology. 17, 3, p. 343-349

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Improving health promotion effectiveness: a behaviour change intervention targeting health educators

Peters, G., Ruiter, R. A. C. & Kok, G., 1 Jan 2012, p. 103-103.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractAcademic

22 Citations (Scopus)