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Research Output

2012

Message framing

Werrij, M. Q., Ruiter, R. A. C., van 't Riet, J. & de Vries, H., 1 Jan 2012, Writing health communication: An evidence-based guide. Abraham, C. & Kools, M. (eds.). London: SAGE, p. 134-143

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Online focus groups to explore factors of decision making of parents who refuse vaccination

Harmsen, I. A., Mollema, L., Ruiter, R. A. C. & de Melker, H. E., 1 Jan 2012, p. 56-57.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractAcademic

Planning to frighten people? Think again!

Ruiter, R. A. C. & Kok, G., 1 Jan 2012, Writing health communication: An evidence-based guide. Abraham, C. & Kools, M. (eds.). London: SAGE, p. 117-133

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Preaching to the choir? The influence of personal relevance on the effects of gain- and loss- framed health-promoting messages

van 't Riet, J., Ruiter, R. & de Vries, H., Jul 2012, In : Journal of Health Psychology. 17, 5, p. 712-723 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Psychosocial determinants of parents' intention to vaccinate their newborn child against hepatitis B

Harmsen, I. A., Lambooij, M. S., Ruiter, R. A. C., Mollema, L., Veldwijk, J., van Weert, Y., Kok, G., Paulussen, T. G. W. M., de Wit, G. A. & de Melker, H. E. R., 6 Jul 2012, In : Vaccine. 30, 32, p. 4771-4777 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Psychosocial determinants of parents' intention to vaccinate their newborn child against hepatitis B

Harmsen, I. A., Lambooij, M. S., Ruiter, R. A. C., Mollema, L., Veldwijk, J., Van Weert, Y. J. W., Kok, G., Paulussen, T. G. W., De Wit, G. A. & De Melker, H. E., Sep 2012, p. S44-S45.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractAcademic

7 Citations (Scopus)

Psychosocial determinants of risky sexual behaviour amongst South African male prison inmates in KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga Provinces

Sifunda, S., Reddy, P. S., Braithwaite, R. L., Stephens, T., Ruiter, R. A. C. & van den Borne, B., 1 Jan 2012, In : International Journal of Prisoner Health. 8, 3/4, p. 151-162

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

2 Citations (Scopus)

Psychosocial determinants of suicide attempts among black south african adolescents: a qualitative analysis

Shilubane, H. N., Ruiter, R. A. C., Bos, A. E. R., van den Borne, B., James, S. & Reddy, P. S., 1 Jan 2012, In : Journal of Youth Studies. 15, 2, p. 177-189 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

Reactions to threatening health messages

ten Hoor, G. A., Peters, G. J. Y., Kalagi, J., de Groot, L., Grootjans, K., Huschens, A., Kohninger, C., Kolgen, L., Pelssers, I., Schutt, T., Thomas, S., Ruiter, R. A. C. & Kok, G., 21 Nov 2012, In : BMC Public Health. 12, p. 1011 8 p., 1011.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

The association between ethnic identity and sexual coercion among young men in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Nyembezi, A., Resnicow, K., James, S., Funani, I., Sifunda, S., Ruiter, R., van den Borne, B., Sanders-Phillips, K. & Reddy, P., 1 Jan 2012, In : Journal of Health Psychology. 17, 7, p. 1089-1094

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

The psychosocial determinants of the intention to reduce the number of sexual partners among recent traditionally initiated and circumcized men in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Nyembezi, A., Funani, I., Sifunda, S., Ruiter, R. A. C., van den Borne, B. & Reddy, P., Jul 2012, In : Journal of Health Psychology. 17, 5, p. 664-675 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Transactional Sexual Relationships, Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk, and Condom Use among Young Black Women in Peri-Urban Areas of the Western Cape Province of South Africa

Onoya, D., Reddy, P., Sifunda, S., Lang, D., Wingood, G. M., van den Borne, B. & Ruiter, R. A. C., 1 Jan 2012, In : Women's Health Issues. 22, 3, p. e277-e282

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Barriers to recruitment and retention of HIV-negative black south african women into behavioral HIV prevention programs

Onoya, D., Reddy, P. S., Sifunda, S., Wingood, G. M., van den Borne, B. & Ruiter, R. A. C., 1 Jan 2011, In : Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services. 10, 3, p. 248-264

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Changing energy-related behavior: An Intervention Mapping approach

Kok, G., Lo, S. H., Peters, G. J. & Ruiter, R. A. C., Sep 2011, In : Energy Policy. 39, 9, p. 5280-5286 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)

Justify your love: Testing an online STI-risk communication intervention designed to promote condom use and STI-testing

Mevissen, F. E. F., Ruiter, R. A. C., Meertens, R. M., Zimbile, F. & Schaalma, H. P., 1 Jan 2011, In : Psychology & Health. 26, 2, p. 205-221 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring risky adolescent cycling behaviour

Feenstra, H., Ruiter, R. A. C., Schepers, J., Peters, G. J. & Kok, G., 1 Jan 2011, In : International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion. 18, 3, p. 181-187 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Patient delay determinants for patients with suspected tuberculosis in Yogyakarta province, Indonesia

Lock, W. A., Ahmad, R. A., Ruiter, R. A. C., van der Werf, M. J., Bos, A. E. R., Mahendradhata, Y. & de Vlas, S. J., Dec 2011, In : Tropical Medicine & International Health. 16, 12, p. 1501-1510 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Planning for influenza vaccination in health care workers: An Intervention Mapping approach

Kok, G., van Essen, G. A., Wicker, S., Llupia, A., Mena, G., Correia, R. & Ruiter, R. A. C., 3 Nov 2011, In : Vaccine. 29, 47, p. 8512-8519 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleAcademicpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)

Psychosocial correlates of condom use consistency among Isixhosa-speaking women living with HIV in the Western Cape Province of South Africa

Onoya, D., Reddy, P. S., Ruiter, R. A. C., Sifunda, S., Wingood, G. & van den Borne, B., 1 Jan 2011, In : Journal of Health Psychology. 16, 8, p. 1208-1220

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Self-efficacy as a Potential Moderator of the Effects of Framed Health Messages

Werrij, M. Q., Ruiter, R. A. C., van 't Riet, J. & de Vries, H., 1 Jan 2011, In : Journal of Health Psychology. 16, 2, p. 199-207

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of tailored and threatening nutrition information on message attention : evidence from an event-related potential study

Kessels, L. T. E., Ruiter, R. A. C., Brug, J. & Jansma, B. M., Feb 2011, In : Appetite. 56, 1, p. 32-38 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
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12 Citations (Scopus)
251 Downloads (Pure)

The World Starts With Me: A multilevel evaluation of a comprehensive sex education programme targeting adolescents in Uganda

Rijsdijk, L. E., Bos, A. E. R., Ruiter, R. A. C., Leerlooijer, J. N., de Haas, B. & Schaalma, H. P., 1 Jan 2011, In : BMC Public Health. 11, 1, p. 334 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)

The World Starts With Me: using intervention mapping for the systematic adaptation and transfer of school-based sexuality education from Uganda to Indonesia

Leerlooijer, J. N., Ruiter, R. A. C., Reinders, J., Darwisyah, W., Kok, G. & Bartholomew, L. K., Jun 2011, In : Translational Behavioral Medicine. 1, 2, p. 331-340 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Aanvullende rijopleidingen bij jongeren: Een effectevaluatie van het project On the Road

Brijs, K., Brijs, T., Ruiter, R. A. C., Klynen, E. & Versteele, M., 1 Jan 2010, Jaarboek Verkeersveiligheid 2010. Dergent, S. (ed.). Mechelen: Vlaamse Stichting Verkeerskunde, p. 101-106

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

Correlates of grief among older adults caring for children and grandchildren as a consequence of HIV and AIDS in South Africa

Boon, H., Ruiter, R. A. C., James, S., van den Borne, H. W., Williams, E. & Reddy, P., Feb 2010, In : Journal of Aging and Health. 22, 1, p. 48-67 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)

Correlates of risky sexual behaviors in recently traditionally circumcised men from initiation lodges in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

Nyembezi, A. M., Sifunda, S., Funani, I., Ruiter, R. A. C., van den Borne, H. W. & Reddy, P. S., 1 Jan 2010, In : International Quarterly of Community Health Education. 30, 2, p. 97-114

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Current issues and new directions in Psychology and Health: What are the oughts? The adverse effects of using social norms in health communication

Mollen, S., Ruiter, R. A. C. & Kok, G., 1 Jan 2010, In : Psychology & Health. 25, 3, p. 265-270 6 p., 919754144.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialAcademicpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Distinct pathways to persuasion: The role of affect in message-framing effects

van 't Riet, J., Ruiter, R. A. C., Werrij, M. Q., Candel, M. J. J. M. & de Vries, H., Dec 2010, In : European Journal of Social Psychology. 40, 7, p. 1261-1276 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)

Examining the influence of self-efficacy on message-framing effects: Reducing salt consumption in the general population

van 't Riet, J., Ruiter, R. A. C., Smerecnik, C. & de Vries, H., 1 Jan 2010, In : Basic and Applied Social Psychology. 32, 2, p. 165-172 8 p., 922221450.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)

Explaining perceived ability among older people to provide care as a result of HIV and AIDS in South Africa

Boon, H., James, S., Ruiter, R. A. C., van den Borne, H. W., Williams, E. & Reddy, P., 1 Jan 2010, In : Aids Care-Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of Aids/Hiv. 22, 4, p. 399-408

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Fear appeals in HIV prevention: The role of anticipated regret

Smerecnik, C. M. R. & Ruiter, R. A. C., 1 Jan 2010, In : Psychology, Health & Medicine. 15, 5, p. 550-559

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)
51 Citations (Scopus)

Investigating message-framing effects in the context of a tailored intervention promoting physical activity

van 't Riet, J., Ruiter, R. A. C., Werrij, M. Q. & de Vries, H., 1 Jan 2010, In : Health Education Research. 25, 2, p. 343-354

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

20 Citations (Scopus)

Motivating Blood Donors to Recruit

Lemmens, K. P. H., Ruiter, R. A. C., Abraham, C., Veldhuizen, I. J. T. & Schaalma, H. P., 1 Jan 2010, In : Health Psychology. 29, 6, p. 601-609

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Self-efficacy moderates message-framing effects: The case of skin-cancer detection

van 't Riet, J., Ruiter, R. A. C., Werrij, M. Q. & de Vries, H., 1 Jan 2010, In : Psychology & Health. 25, 3, p. 339-349

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

28 Citations (Scopus)

Social-cognitive correlates of risky adolescent cycling behavior

Feenstra, H., Ruiter, R. A. C. & Kok, G., 12 Jul 2010, In : BMC Public Health. 10, p. 408 7 p., 408.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of scenario-based risk information perceptions of susceptibility to Chlamydia and HIV.

Mevissen, F. E. F., Ruiter, R. A. C., Meertens, R. M. & Schaalma, H. P., 1 Jan 2010, In : Psychology & Health. 25, 10, p. 1161-1174

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

The mere measurement effect in survey studies: Actual effect or merely a bias?

Van Dongen, A., Ruiter, R. A. C., Kort, W. L. A. M., Abraham, S. C. S. & Veldhuizen, I. J. T., 1 Aug 2010, p. 93-93.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractAcademic

21 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Avoiding counterproductive results: An experimental pretest of a harm reduction intervention on attitude toward party drugs among users and nonusers

Whittingham, J. R. D., Ruiter, R. A. C., Bolier, L., Lemmers, L., van Hasselt, N. & Kok, G. J., 1 Jan 2009, In : Substance Use & Misuse. 44, 4, p. 532-547

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Condom use promotion among isiXhosa speaking women living with HIV in the Western Cape Province, SA

Saleh-Onoya, D., Reddy, P., Ruiter, R. A. C., Sifunda, S. R., Wingood, G. M. & van den Borne, H. W., 1 Jan 2009, In : Aids Care-Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of Aids/Hiv. 21, 7, p. 817-825

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)
16 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling antecedents of blood donation motivation among non-donors of varying age and education

Lemmens, K. P. H., Abraham, C., Ruiter, R. A. C., Veldhuizen, I. J. T., Dehing, C. J. G., Bos, A. E. R. & Schaalma, H. P., 1 Jan 2009, In : British Journal of Psychology. 100, 1, p. 71-90

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

40 Citations (Scopus)

Naar een evidence-based en doelgroep-specifieke verkeerseducatie

Brijs, K., Ruiter, R. & Brijs, T., 1 Jan 2009, Jaarboek verkeersveiligheid 2009. Mechelen: Vlaamse Stichting Verkeersveilighed, p. 92-100

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

Preference for dry sex, condom use and risk of STI among HIV-negative black women in the Western Cape province, South Africa

Reddy, P., Saleh-Onoya, D., Sifunda, S. R., Lang, D., Wingood, G. M., van den Borne, H. W. & Ruiter, R. A. C., 1 Jan 2009, In : South African Journal of Science. 105, p. 73-76

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

2 Citations (Scopus)
11 Citations (Scopus)
2008

A study into the psychosocial determinants of perceived forgetfulness: implications for future interventions

Mol, M. E. M., Ruiter, R. A. C., Verhey, F. R. J., Dijkstra, J. B. & Jolles, J., 1 Jan 2008, In : Aging & Mental Health. 12, 2, p. 167-176

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
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24 Citations (Scopus)
178 Downloads (Pure)

Can we ask more of donors than just giving blood?

Lemmens, K. P. H., Abraham, C., Ruiter, R. A. C., Veldhuizen, I. J. T., Bos, A. E. R. & Schaalma, H. P., 1 Jan 2008, In : Vox Sanguinis. 95, 3, p. 211-217

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review