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Wolfers, M. (author), Watzeels, A. (author), de Koster, M. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
Jongeren op het mbo zijn vroeger seksueel actief en ervaren meer problematiek op het gebied van seksuele gezond-heid dan hoger opgeleide leeftijdsgenoten. Lang waren er eigenlijk geen seksuele gezondheidsinterventies voor deze specifieke groep beschikbaar. Om in deze lacune te voorzien, heeft de GGD Rotterdam-Rijnmond het evidence-based...
article 2019
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Scheerman, J.F.M. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), van Loveren, C. (author), van Meijel, B. (author)
Background: The insertion of fixed orthodontic appliances increases the risk of dental caries, particularly in adolescents. Caries can be prevented through good oral health behavior. To support adolescents with fixed orthodontic appliances and for promoting oral health behavior, we developed a theory- and evidence-based mHealth program, the...
article 2018
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Willems, M. (author), Waninge, A. (author), Hilgenkamp, T.I.M. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Krijnen, W.P. (author), van der Schans, C.P. (author), Melville, C.A. (author)
Background Promotion of a healthy lifestyle for people with intellectual disabilities is important; however, the effectiveness of lifestyle change interventions is unclear. Aims This research will examine the effectiveness of lifestyle change interventions for people with intellectual disabilities. Methods and Procedures Randomized controlled...
article 2018
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Scheerman, J.F.M. (author), van Meijel, B. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Kramer, G.J.C. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Pakpour, A.H. (author), van Braak, M.C.T. (author), van Loveren, C. (author)
Background Adolescents with fixed orthodontic appliances are at high risk of developing dental caries. To date, new smartphone technologies have seldom been used to support them in the preventive behavior that can help prevent dental caries. After an intervention-mapping process, we developed a smartphone application (the WhiteTeeth app) for...
article 2018
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Mevissen, F.E.F. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Watzeels, A. (author), van Duin, G. (author), Meijer, S. (author), van Lieshout, S. (author), Kok, G. (author)
This paper describes the development of a Dutch online programme called Long Live Love+ focusing on positive, coercion-free relationships, contraception use, and the prevention of STIs, using the Intervention Mapping (IM) approach. All six steps of the approach were followed. Step 1 confirmed the need for a sexual health programme targeting...
article 2018
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van Genugten, L. (author), Dusseldorp, E. (author), Massey, E.K. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
Mental wellbeing is influenced by self-regulation processes. However, little is known on the efficacy of change techniques based on self-regulation to promote mental wellbeing. The aim of this meta-analysis is to identify effective self-regulation techniques (SRTs) in primary and secondary prevention interventions on mental wellbeing in...
article 2017
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van Lettow, B. (author), de Vries, H. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Boon, B. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
Background: Excessive alcohol use is a prevalent and worldwide problem. Excessive drinking causes a significant burden of disease and is associated with both morbidity and excess mortality. Prototype alteration and provision of a cue reminder could be useful strategies to enhance the effectiveness of online tailored interventions for excessive...
article 2015
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Dusseldorp, E. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), van Genugten, L. (author), Verheijden, M.W. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
Objective: Many health-promoting interventions combine multiple behavior change techniques (BCTs) to maximize effectiveness. Although, in theory, BCTs can amplify each other, the available meta-analyses have not been able to identify specific combinations of techniques that provide synergistic effects. This study overcomes some of the...
article 2014
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Ezendam, N.P.M. (author), Burg, J. (author), Borsboom, G. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Oenema, A. (author)
OBJECTIVE: To explore whether the effects on dietary behaviours of a computer-tailored intervention aimed to prevent excessive weight gain among adolescents, FATaintPHAT, were moderated by sociodemographic, cognitive and home environmental factors. DESIGN: A two-group cluster randomized trial. Potential moderation of the outcome measures ...
article 2014
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van Genugten, L. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Oenema, A. (author)
Background: There are many online interventions aiming for health behavior change but it is unclear how such interventions and specific planning tools are being used. Objective: The aim of this study is to identify which user characteristics were associated with use of an online, computer-tailored self-regulation intervention aimed at prevention...
article 2014
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van Schijndel-Speet, M. (author), Evenhuis, H.M. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), van Wijck, R. (author), Echteld, M.A. (author)
Older people with intellectual disabilities have very low physical activity levels. Well designed, theory-driven and evidence-based health promotion programmes for the target population are lacking. This paper describes the design of a cluster-randomised trial for a systematically developed health promotion programme aimed at improving physical...
article 2013
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Wierenga, D. (author), Engbers, L.H. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Background Worksite health promotion programs (WHPPs) offer an attractive opportunity to improve the lifestyle of employees. Nevertheless, broad scale and successful implementation of WHPPs in daily practice often fails. In the present study, called BRAVO@Work, a 7-step implementation strategy was used to develop, implement and embed a WHPP in...
article 2012
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van der Veen, Y.J.J. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Richardus, J.H. (author)
Hepatitis B virus infections are an important health problem in the Turkish community in the Netherlands. Screening for hepatitis B should be promoted through public health interventions, which take into account the socio-cultural and behavioural determinants that influence screening. The Intervention Mapping protocol was used to develop a...
article 2012
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Kraaij, V. (author), van Emmerik, A. (author), Garnefski, N. (author), Schroevers, M.J. (author), Lo-Fo-Wong, D. (author), van Empelen, P. (author), Dusseldorp, E. (author), Witlox, R. (author), Maes, S. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: The aim of the present study was to examine whether low-resource, cost-effective intervention programs can be effective in improving depressed mood in people with HIV. The efficacy of a cognitive-behavioral self-help program (CBS) and a computerized structured writing intervention (SWI) were tested in a pilot randomized controlled...
article 2010
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