Erik van der Meulen

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OBJECTIVES To determine the effect of fall-related concerns on physical, mental, and social function. DESIGN Community-based prospective cohort study (secondary analysis using control group data from a randomized controlled trial). SETTING Two municipalities in the south of the Netherlands. PARTICIPANTS Community-dwelling older adults (N = 260). (More)
AIM To examine predictors of repeated confrontations with workplace violence among ambulance personnel, the proportion of exposure to potentially traumatic events that are aggression-related and to what extent personnel was able to prevent escalations. Although previous research assessed the prevalences among this group, little is known about predictors, to(More)
It is unknown to what extent classes of trajectories of pre-event mental health problems (MHP) and health-related disabilities (HRD), predict post-event traumatic stress symptoms (PTSS), MHP and HRD. Aim of the present 7-wave study was to assess the predictive values using a representative sample of adult Dutch (N=4052) participating in three health-surveys(More)
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