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Dr. Rik Crutzen

Department of Health Promotion
Maastricht University/CAPHRI

rik (dot) crutzen (at) maastrichtuniversity (dot) nl

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Publications (International journals)
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In press

Crutzen, R., Viechtbauer, W., Spigt, M., & Kotz, D. (in press). Differential attrition in health behaviour change trials: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychology & Health.

Van 't Riet, J., Crutzen, R., & Lu, A. (in press). The effects of active videogames among the young and the old: adding meta-analyses to two recent systematic reviews. Games for Health Journal.

E-pub ahead of print

Crutzen, R., Ruiter, R.A.C., & De Vries, N.K. (e-pub ahead of print). Can interest and enjoyment help to increase use of Internet-delivered interventions? Psychology & Health.

Giabbanelli, P.J. & Crutzen, R. (e-pub ahead of print). Supporting self-management of obesity using a novel game architecture. Health Informatics Journal.

Peters, G.-J.Y., De Bruin, M., & Crutzen, R. (e-pub ahead of print). Everything should be as simple as possible, but no simpler: towards a protocol for accumulating evidence regarding the active content of health behaviour change interventions. Health Psychology Review.

2014

Cremers, H.-P., Mercken, L., Crutzen, R., Willems, P., De Vries, H. & Oenema, A. (2014). Do email and mobile phone prompts stimulate primary school children to reuse an Internet-delivered smoking prevention intervention? Journal of Medical Internet Research, 16, e86.

Crutzen, R. (2014). Time is a jailer: what do alpha and its alternatives tell us about reliability? The European Health Psychologist, 16, 70-74.

Crutzen, R. & Beaujean, D. (2014). Preventive behaviours regarding tick bites. BMJ, 348, g231.

Crutzen, R. & Giabbanelli, P.J. (2014). Using classifiers to identify binge drinkers based on drinking motives. Substance Use & Misuse, 49, 110-115.

Crutzen, R., Beekers, N., Van Eenbergen, M., Becker, M., Jongen, L., & Van Osch, L. (2014). e-Loyalty towards a cancer information website: applying a theoretical framework. Psycho-Oncology, 23, 685-691.

Viechtbauer, W., Kotz, D., Spigt, M., Arts, I.C.W., & Crutzen, R. (2014). Higher efficiency and other alleged advantages are not inherent to the stepped wedge design. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 67, 834-836.

2013

Badri, A., Crutzen, R., Eltayeb, S., & Van den Borne, H.W. (2013). Promoting Darfuri women's psychosocial health: developing a war-trauma counsellor training program tailored to the person. The EPMA Journal, 4, 10.

Badri, A., Crutzen, R., & Van den Borne, H.W. (2013). Coping resources and resilience characteristics among war-affected and non-war-affected Sudanese female university students: a comparative study. The Africa Institute Occasional Paper Series, 1, 3.

Badri, A.,Van den Borne, H.W., & Crutzen, R. (2013). Experiences and psychosocial adjustment of Darfuri female students affected by war: an exploratory study. International Journal of Psychology, 48, 944-953.

Beaujean, D.J.M.A., Gassner, F., Wong, A., Van Steenbergen, J.E., Crutzen, R., & Ruwaard, D. (2013). Determinants and protective behaviours regarding tick bites among school children in the Netherlands: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health, 13, 1148.

Beaujean, D.J.M.A., Van Velsen, L., Van Gemert-Pijnen, J.E.W.C., Maat, A., Van Steenbergen, J., & Crutzen, R. (2013). Using risk group profiles as a lightweight qualitative approach for intervention development: an example on prevention of tick bites and Lyme disease. JMIR Research Protocols, 2, e45.

Bessems, K.M.H.H., Van Assema, P., Crutzen, R., Paulussen, T.G.W.M., & De Vries, N.K. (2013). Examining the relationship between completeness of teachers' implementation of the Krachtvoer healthy diet programme and changes in students' dietary intakes. Public Health Nutrition, 16, 1273-1280.

Crutzen, R. (2013). Comparing theory-based interventions, theories, or behavior change methods? Health Psychology.

Crutzen, R., Cyr, D., Larios, H., Ruiter, R.A.C., & De Vries, N.K. (2013). Social presence and use of Internet-delivered interventions: a multi-method approach. PLOS ONE, 8, e57067.

Crutzen, R. & Kuntsche, E. (2013). Validation of the four-dimensional structure of drinking motives among adults. European Addiction Research, 19, 222-226.

Crutzen, R., Kuntsche, E., & Schelleman-Offermans, K. (2013). Drinking motives and drinking behavior over time: a full cross-lagged panel study among adults. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 27, 197-201.

Crutzen, R., Roosjen, J.L., & Poelman, J. (2013). Using Google Analytics as a process evaluation method for Internet-delivered interventions: an example on sexual health. Health Promotion International, 28, 36-42.

Crutzen, R., Viechtbauer, W., Kotz, D., & Spigt, M. (2013). No differential attrition was found in randomized controlled trials published in general medical journals: a meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 66, 948-954.

Giabbanelli, P.J. & Crutzen, R. (2013). An agent-based social network model of binge drinking among Dutch adults. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 16, 10.

Jander, A., Mercken, L., Crutzen, R., & De Vries, H. (2013). Determinants of binge drinking in a permissive environment: focus group interviews with Dutch adolescents and parents. BMC Public Health, 13, 882.

Kohl, L.F.M., Crutzen, R., & De Vries, N.K. (2013). Online prevention aimed at lifestyle behaviors: a systematic review of reviews. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 15, e146.

Mukhayer, A.I.G., Van den Borne H.W., Crutzen R., & De Vries, N.K. (2013). Determinants of dietary behaviors of school going adolescents in Sudan. Journal of Child and Adolescent Behavior, 1, 102.

Stanczyk, N.E., Crutzen, R., Bolman, C., Muris, J.W.M., & De Vries, H. (2013). Influence of delivery strategy on message-processing mechanisms and future adherence of a Dutch computer-tailored smoking cessation intervention. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 15, e28.

Theunissen, K.A.T.M., Hoebe, C.J.P.A., Crutzen, R., Kara-Zaïtri, C., De Vries, N.K., Van Bergen, J.E.A.M., Van der Sande, M.A.B., & Dukers-Muijrers, N.H.T.M. (2013). Using Intervention Mapping for the development of a targeted secure web-based outreach strategy named SafeFriend, for Chlamydia trachomatis testing in young people at risk. BMC Public Health, 13, 996.

2012

Badri, A., Crutzen, R., & Van den Borne, H.W. (2012). Exposures to war-related traumatic events and post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms among displaced Darfuri female university students: an exploratory study. BMC Public Health, 12, 603.

Crutzen, R. (2012). From eHealth technologies to interventions. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 14, e93.

Crutzen, R., Cyr, D., & De Vries, N.K. (2012). The role of user control in adherence to and knowledge gained from a website: randomized comparison between a tunneled version and a freedom-of-choice version. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 14, e45.

Crutzen, R., De Kruif, L., & De Vries, N.K. (2012). You never get a second chance to make a first impression: the effect of visual complexity on intention to use websites. Interaction Studies, 13, 469-477.

Crutzen, R. & Gao, G. (2012). eHealth: What is needed at the policy level? Policy & Internet, 4, 1.

Crutzen, R. & Göritz, A.S. (2012). Public awareness and practical knowledge regarding Hepatitis A, B, and C: a two-country survey. Journal of Infection and Public Health, 5, 195-198.

Crutzen, R. & Knibbe, R.A. (2012). A Dutch panel study on the relation between structure of everyday life, daily hassles, and alcohol consumption. BMC Public Health, 12, 1068.

Crutzen, R., Nijhuis, E., & Mujakovic, S. (2012). Negative associations between primary school children's perception of being allowed to drink at home and alcohol use. Mental Health and Substance Use: dual diagnosis, 5, 64-69.
+ Response to commentary: Associations and mixed findings.

Crutzen, R., Peters, G.-J.Y., & Abraham, C. (2012). What about trialists sharing other study materials? BMJ, 345, e8352.

Göritz, A.S. & Crutzen, R. (2012). Reminders in web-based data collection: increasing response at the price of retention? American Journal of Evaluation, 33, 240-250.

Kotz, D., Spigt, M., Arts, I.C.W., Crutzen, R., & Viechtbauer, W. (2012). Use of the stepped wedge design cannot be recommended: a critical appraisal and comparison with the classic cluster randomized controlled trial design. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 65, 1249–1252.
+ Response to commentary: Researchers should convince policy makers to perform a classic cluster RCT instead of a stepped wedge design when an intervention is rolled out.
+ Response to commentary: The stepped wedge design does not inherently have more power than a cluster randomized controlled trial.

Peters, G.-J.Y., Abraham, C., & Crutzen, R. (2012). Full disclosure: doing behavioural science necessitates sharing. The European Health Psychologist, 14, 77-84.

Sassen, B., Kok, G., Mesters, I., Crutzen, R., Cremers, A., & Vanhees, L. (2012). A web-based intervention for health professionals and patients to decrease cardiovascular risk attributable to physical inactivity: development process. JMIR Research Protocols, 1, e21.

2011

Al-Iryani, B., Basaleem, H., Al-Sakkaf, K., Crutzen, R., Kok, G., & Van den Borne, B. (2011). Evaluation of a school-based HIV prevention intervention among Yemeni adolescents. BMC Public Health, 11, 279.

Brouwer, W., Kroeze, W., Crutzen, R., De Nooijer, J., De Vries, N.K., Brug, J., & Oenema, A. (2011). Which intervention characteristics are related to more exposure to Internet-delivered healthy lifestyle promotion interventions? A systematic review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 13, e2.

Crutzen, R. (2011). Is it time to start focussing on content of computer-delivered interventions? Addiction, 106, 1871.

Crutzen, R., Cyr, D., & De Vries, N.K. (2011). Bringing loyalty to e-health: theory validation using three Internet-delivered interventions. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 13, e73.

Crutzen, R. & De Nooijer, J. (2011) Intervening via chat: an opportunity for adolescents’ mental health promotion? Health Promotion International, 26, 238-243.

Crutzen, R., De Nooijer, J., Brouwer, W., Oenema, A., Brug, J., & De Vries, N. K. (2011). Strategies to facilitate exposure to Internet-delivered health behaviour change interventions aimed at adolescents or young adults: a systematic review. Health Education & Behavior, 38, 49-62.

Crutzen, R. & Göritz, A.S. (2011). Does social desirability compromise self-reports of physical activity in web-based research? International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 8, 31.

Crutzen, R. & Mevissen, F.E.F. (2011). Just another manic Monday: peaking sexual concerns after the weekend. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 40, 1105-1106.

Crutzen, R., Peters, G.-J.Y., Dias Portugal, S., Fisser, E.M., & Grolleman, J.J. (2011). An artificially intelligent chat agent that answers adolescents’ questions related to sex, drugs, and alcohol: an exploratory study. Journal of Adolescent Health, 48, 514-519.

Havas, J., De Nooijer, J., Crutzen, R., & Feron, F. (2011). Adolescents’ view about an Internet platform for adolescents with mental health problems. Health Education, 111, 164-176.

2010

Brouwer, W., Oenema, A., Raat, H., Crutzen, R., De Nooijer, J., De Vries, N.K., & Brug, J. (2010). Characteristics of visitors and revisitors of an Internet-delivered computer-tailored lifestyle intervention implemented for use by the general public. Health Education Research, 25, 585-595.

Crutzen, R. (2010). A systematic review on computer-based education for patients with hypertension: what about effect sizes? Health Education Journal, 69, 365-366.

Crutzen, R. (2010). Adding effect sizes to a systematic review on interventions for promoting physical activity among European teenagers. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 7, 29.

Crutzen, R. & Göritz, A.S. (2010). Social desirability and self-reported health risk behaviors in web-based research: three longitudinal studies. BMC Public Health, 10, 720.

Crutzen, R., Knibbe, R.A., & Mysyuk, Y. (2010). Unravelling the role of drinking motives in the relationship between stress and alcohol use and its related problems. Mental Health and Substance Use: dual diagnosis, 3, 38-46.

Van ‘t Riet, J., Crutzen, R., & De Vries, H. (2010). Investigating predictors of visiting, using and revisiting an online health-education programme: a longitudinal study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 12, e37.

2009

Brouwer, W., Oenema, A., Crutzen, R., De Nooijer, J., De Vries, N.K., & Brug, J. (2009). What makes people decide to visit and use an Internet-delivered behaviour-change intervention? A qualitative study among adults. Health Education, 109, 460-473.

Crutzen, R., De Nooijer, J., Brouwer, W., Oenema, A., Brug, J., & De Vries, N.K. (2009). A conceptual framework for understanding and improving adolescents’ exposure to Internet-delivered interventions. Health Promotion International, 24, 277-284.

Crutzen, R., De Nooijer, J., Brouwer, W., Oenema, A., Brug, J., & De Vries, N.K. (2009). Effectiveness of online word of mouth on exposure to an Internet-delivered intervention. Psychology & Health, 24, 651-661.

2008

Brouwer, W., Oenema, A., Crutzen, R., De Nooijer, J., De Vries, N.K., & Brug, J. (2008). An exploration of factors related to dissemination of and exposure to Internet-delivered behavior change interventions aimed at adults: a Delphi study approach. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 10, e10.

Crutzen, R., De Nooijer, J., Brouwer, W., Oenema, A., Brug, J., & De Vries, N.K. (2008). Internet-delivered interventions aimed at adolescents: a Delphi study on dissemination and exposure. Health Education Research, 23, 427-439.

Crutzen, R., De Nooijer, J., Brouwer, W., Oenema, A., Brug, J., & De Vries, N.K. (2008). Qualitative assessment of adolescents’ views about improving exposure to Internet-delivered interventions. Health Education, 108, 105-116.

Crutzen, R., De Nooijer, J., Candel, M.J.J.M., & De Vries, N.K. (2008). Adolescents who intend to change multiple health behaviours choose greater exposure to an Internet-delivered intervention. Journal of Health Psychology, 13, 906-911.

Crutzen, R., De Nooijer, J., & De Vries, N.K. (2008). How to reach a target group with Internet-delivered interventions? The European Health Psychologist, 10, 77-79.

Reinaerts, E., Crutzen, R., Candel, M.J.J.M., De Vries, N.K., & De Nooijer, J. (2008). Increasing fruit & vegetable intake among children: comparing long-term effects of a free distribution and a multi-component program. Health Education Research, 23, 987-996.

 

Publications (National journals)

Ovink, A., Schaper, N., Heinrich, E., & Crutzen, R. (2010). DIEP: na de DESG-prijs enthousiast verder!  DiabeteSpecialist, 34, 7.

 

Books

Crutzen, R. (2009). Hard to get, hard to keep. Dissemination of and exposure to Internet-delivered health behaviour change interventions aimed at adolescents. Maastricht: Universitaire Pers Maastricht.

 

Contributions to books

Crutzen, R. (2012). Internet-delivered health behaviour change interventions aimed at adolescents. In J.A. O'Dea (Ed.), Current Issues and Controversies in School and Community Health, Sport and Physical Education (pp. 167-179). New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Crutzen, R. (2011). On the use of Internet-delivered interventions in worksite health promotion. In I. T. Robertson & C. L. Cooper (Eds.), Well-being: Productivity and Happiness at Work (pp. 174-182). Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.

Crutzen, R. (2010). Improving the public health impact of Internet-delivered interventions. In R. E. Murphy (Ed.), Health Psychology (pp. 145-153). New York: Nova Science Publishers.

 

Other

Scientific reports

Crutzen, R., Kohl, L., & De Vries, N.K. (2013). Kennissynthese online preventie [Synthesis online prevention]. Maastricht: Universitaire Pers Maastricht.

Crutzen, R. (2012). Wat is het zoekgedrag van de gebruiker van Sense.info? Wat leert Google Analytics ons? In No nonSense: Onderzoek onder de gebruikers van Sense (pp. 17-27). Utrecht: Rutgers WPF & Soa Aids Nederland.

Crutzen, R. (2010). Optimalisering van de betrokkenheid van deelnemers en datakwaliteit in een cohortstudie. Maastricht: Maastricht University.

Mesters, I., Van der Velden, N., Drenthen, T., Van Dale, D., Kok, G., Brug, J., Crutzen, R., & Van der Velde, M. (2010). Standaard Web-based leefstijlinterventies.

Crutzen, R., Brouwer, W., Brug, J., De Vries, N.K., Oenema, A., & De Nooijer, J. (2008). Gezondheidsbevorderende interventies via internet: onderzoek naar mogelijkheden voor effectievere verspreiding en blootstelling. Maastricht: Maastricht University.

In my capacity as editor of The European Health Psychologist

Crutzen, R. (2009). Health promotion in developing countries: an interview with Bart van den Borne. The European Health Psychologist, 11, 2-3.

Crutzen, R. (2009). Public health genomics and its potential for health psychology: an interview with Angela Brand. The European Health Psychologist, 11, 61-63.

Book reviews

Crutzen, R. (2010). Kids and credibility. Center for Digital Ethics & Policy, Loyola University Chicago.

Crutzen, R. (2010). Neuro web design: What makes them click? Health Education, 110, 508-509.