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Internationale publicaties

Belangrijke en relevante publicaties van leden van het EHL vanaf 2013.


Brys, A. D., Di Stasio, E., Lenaert, B., Sanguinetti, M., Picca, A., Calvani, R., ... & Bossola, M. Serum interleukin-6 and endotoxin levels and their relationship with fatigue and depressive symptoms in patients on chronic haemodialysis. Cytokine, 125, 2020, 154823.


Bartels, S., van Knippenberg, R., Kohler, S., Ponds, R., Myin-Germeys, I., Verhey, F., & de Vugt, M. The necessity for sustainable intervention effects: lessons-learned from an experience sampling intervention for spousal carers of people with dementia. Aging Ment Health, 2019, 1-11.

Berk, L., Warmenhoven, F., Stiekema, A. P. M., van Oorsouw, K., van Os, J., de Vugt, M., & van Boxtel, M. Mindfulness-Based Intervention for People With Dementia and Their Partners: Results of a Mixed-Methods Study. Front Aging Neurosci, 11, 2019, 92.

Boyce, L. W., Goossens, P. H., Moulaert, V. R., Pound, G., & van Heugten, C. M. Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survivors need both cardiological and neurological rehabilitation! Curr Opin Crit Care, 2019, 25(3), 240-243. 

Brys AD, Lenaert B, Van Heugten CM, Gambaro G, & Bossola M. Exploring the diurnal course of fatigue in patients on haemodialysis treatment and its relation with depressive symptoms and classical conditioning. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 2019, 57(5):890-898.e4. 

Domensino, A. F., van Haastregt, J. C. M., & van Heugten, C. M. One-year follow-up results of a community-based treatment programme for people with acquired brain injury in the chronic phase. Disabil Rehabil, 2019, 1-6. 

Fuermaier, A. B. M., Piersma, D., de Waard, D., Davidse, R. J., de Groot, J., Doumen, M. J. A., . . . Tucha, O. Driving Difficulties Among Patients with Alzheimer's Disease and Other Neurodegenerative Disorders. J Alzheimers Dis, 2019.

In de Braek, D., Deckers, K., Kleinhesselink, T., Banning, L., & Ponds, R. Working Memory Training in Professional Football Players: A Small-Scale Descriptive Feasibility Study-The Importance of Personality, Psychological Well-Being, and Motivational Factors. Sports (Basel), 2019, 7(4).

Kootker, J. A., van Heugten, C. M., Kral, B., Rasquin, S. M., Geurts, A. C., & Fasotti, L. Caregivers' effects of augmented cognitive-behavioural therapy for post-stroke depressive symptoms in patients: secondary analyses to a randomized controlled trial. Clin Rehabil, 2019. 

Nijsse, B., Spikman, J. M., Visser-Meily, J. M., de Kort, P. L., & van Heugten, C. M. Cognition Impairments after Stroke. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 2019.

Nijsse, B., Spikman, J. M., Visser-Meily, J. M. A., de Kort, P. L. M., & van Heugten, C. M. Social cognition impairments are associated with behavioural changes in the long term after stroke. PLoS One, 2019, 14(3), e0213725.

Resch C, Anderson VA, Beauchamp MH, Crossley L, Hearps SJC, van Heugten CM, Hurks PPM, Ryan NP & Catroppa C. Age-dependent differences in the impact of paediatric traumatic brain injury on executive functions: A prospective study using susceptibility-weighted imaging. Neuropsychologia, 2019, 124, 236-245. 

van Heugten, C., Caldenhove, S., Crutsen, J., & Winkens, I. An overview of outcome measures used in neuropsychological rehabilitation research on adults with acquired brain injury. Neuropsychol Rehabil, 2019, 1-26. 

Van Heugten, C., Köhler, S., Francke, M., & Bol, Y. The association between executive functioning, coping styles and depressive symptoms in patients with Multiple Sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis and related disorders, 36, 2019, 101392. 

Verberne, D., Tse, T., Matyas, T., Baum, C., Post, M., Carey, L., & van Heugten, C. Comparing participation outcome over time across international stroke cohorts: outcomes and methods. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation. 100(11), 2019, 2096-2105.

Winkens, I., van Heugten, C., Pouwels, C., Schrijnemaekers, A. C., Botteram, R., & Ponds, R. Effects of a behaviour management technique for nursing staff on behavioural problems after acquired brain injury. Neuropsychological rehabilitation, 29(4), 2019, 605-624.

Winkens I, Prinsen A, Meijerink A, Van Heugten C & Ponds R. Psychometric evaluation of the SelfAwareness in Daily Life-3 Scale (SADL-3) for the assessment of self-awareness after acquired brain injury. Brain Injury, 2019, 33(5), 598-609. 

Zenses, A.K., Lenaert, B., Peigneux, P., Beckers, T., & Boddez, Y. Sleep deprivation increases threat beliefs in human fear conditioning. Journal of sleep research, 2019, e12873.


Brands, I., Bol, Y., Stapert, S., Köhler, S., & van Heugten, C. Is the effect of coping styles disease specific? Relationships with emotional distress and quality of life in acquired brain injury and multiple sclerosis. Clin Rehabil, 2018, 32(1), 116-126.

Bruijel, J., Stapert, S. Z., Vermeeren, A., Ponsford, J. L., & van Heugten, C. M.. Unraveling the biopsychosocial factors of fatigue and sleep problems after traumatic brain injury: protocol for a multicenter longitudinal cohort study. JMIR research protocols, 2018, 7(10), e11295.

Cox, V. C., Schepers, V. P., Ketelaar, M., van Heugten C.M. & Visser-Meily, J. M. Evaluating the CARE4Carer Blended Care Intervention for Partners of Patients With Acquired Brain Injury: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR research protocols, 2018, 7(2), e60-e60.

Leenen, L. A., Wijnen, B. F., Kessels, A. G., Chan, H., de Kinderen, R. J., Evers, S. M., van Heugten C.M. & Majoie, M. H. Effectiveness of a multicomponent self-management intervention for adults with epilepsy (ZMILE study): A randomized controlled trial. Epilepsy & Behavior, 2018, 80, 259-265.

Lenaert, B., Boddez, Y., Vlaeyen, J. W., & van Heugten, C. M. Learning to feel tired: A learning trajectory towards chronic fatigue. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 2018, 100, 54-66.

Lenaert, B., Jansen, R., & van Heugten, C. M. You make me tired: An experimental test of the role of interpersonal operant conditioning in fatigue. Behaviour research and therapy, 2018, 103, 12-17.

Lenaert, B., Meulders, A., & Van Heugten, C. Tired of pain or painfully tired? A reciprocal relationship between chronic pain and fatigue. Pain, 2018, 159(6), 1178-1179.

Meyer, S. R. A., De Jonghe, J. F. M., Schmand, B., & Ponds, R. Visual associations to retrieve episodic memory across healthy elderly, mild cognitive impairment, and patients with Alzheimer's disease. Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn, 2018, 1-16.

Renaud, M. I., van de Port, I. G., Catsman-Berrevoets, C. E., Bovens, N., Lambregts, S. A., & van Heugten, C. M. The Brains Ahead! intervention for children and adolescents with mild traumatic brain injury and their caregivers: rationale and description of the treatment protocol. Clinical rehabilitation, 2018, 32, 1440-1448

Resch, C., Keulers, E., Martens, R., van Heugten, C., & Hurks, P. Does strategy instruction on the Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure task lead to transferred performance improvement on the Modified Taylor Complex Figure task? A randomized controlled trial in school-aged children. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 2018, 1-16.

Resch, C., Rosema, S., Hurks, P., de Kloet, A., & van Heugten, C. Searching for effective components of cognitive rehabilitation for children and adolescents with acquired brain injury: A systematic review. Brain injury, 2018, 1-14.

Roor, J. J., Knoop, H., Dandachi-FitzGerald, B., Peters, M. J. V., Bleijenberg, G., & Ponds, R. Feedback on underperformance in patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: The impact on subsequent neuropsychological test performance. Appl Neuropsychol Adult, 2018, 1-9.

Schrijnemaekers, A. C. M., Winkens, I., Rasquin, S. M., Verhaeg, A., Ponds, R. W., & van Heugten, C. M.. Effectiveness and feasibility of Socratic feedback to increase awareness of deficits in patients with acquired brain injury: Four single-case experimental design (SCED) studies. Neuropsychological rehabilitation, 2018, 1-22.

Stiekema APM, van Heugten CM, de Vugt ME. Joining forces to improve psychosocial care for people with cognitive deficits across diagnoses: social health as a common framework. Aging Ment Health, 2018, 18:1-7.

Van Heugten, C., Meuleman, S., Hellebrekers, D., Kruitwagen-van Reenen, E., & Visser-Meily, J. Participation and the Role of Neuropsychological Functioning in Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1. Journal of neuromuscular diseases, 2018, 5(2), 205-214.

van Knippenberg, R. J. M., de Vugt, M. E., Ponds, R. W., Verhey, F. R. J., & Myin-Germeys, I. Emotional reactivity to daily life stress in spousal caregivers of people with dementia: An experience sampling study. PLoS One, 2018, 13(4) e0194118.

van Veen, E., van der Jagt, M., Cnossen, M.C., Maas, A.I.R., de Beaufort, I.D., Menon, D.K., Citerio, G., Stocchetti, N., Rietdijk, W.J.R., van Dijck, J.T.J.M., Kompanje, E.J.O.; CENTER-TBI investigators and participants (including van Heugten CM). Brain death and postmortem organ donation: report of a questionnaire from the CENTER-TBI study. Crit Care, 22, 2018, 306.

van’t Wout Hofland, J., Moulaert, V., van Heugten, C., & Verbunt, J. Long-term quality of life of caregivers of cardiac arrest survivors and the impact of witnessing a cardiac event of a close relative. Resuscitation, 2018, 128, 198-203.

Verberne, D., Moulaert, V., Verbunt, J., & van Heugten, C. Factors predicting quality of life and societal participation after survival of a cardiac arrest: A prognostic longitudinal cohort study. Resuscitation, 2018,123, 51-57.

Verberne, D. P., Spauwen, P. J., & van Heugten, C. M. Psychological interventions for treating neuropsychiatric consequences of acquired brain injury: A systematic review. Neuropsychological rehabilitation, 2018, 1-34.

Wijenberg, ML, van Heugten CM, van Mierlo ML, Visser-Meily JMA, Post MWM. Psychological factors after stroke: Are they stable over time?. Journal of rehabilitation medicine. 2018 [Epub ahead of print]


Boosman H, Winkens I, van Heugten CM, Rasquin SM, Heijnen VA, Visser-Meily JM. Predictors of health-related quality of life and participation after brain injury rehabilitation: The role of neuropsychological factors. Neuropsychol Rehabil. 2017 27(4):581-598.

Brands I, Custers M, van Heugten CM. Self-efficacy and quality of life after low-intensity neuropsychological rehabilitation: a pre-post intervention study. Neurorehabilitation, 2017;40(4):587-594.

Dandachi-FitzGerald, B., Merckelbach, H., & Ponds, R. W. Neuropsychologists' ability to predict distorted symptom presentation. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol, 2017 39(3), 257-264.

Hellebrekers D, Winkens I, Kruiper S, van Heugten C. Psychometric properties of the awareness questionnaire, patient competency rating scale and Dysexecutive Questionnaire in patients with acquired brain injury. Brain Inj. 2017, 5:1-10.

Hoogerwerf S, Bol Y, Lobbestaal J, Hupperts R, van Heugten C. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for severely fatigued multiple sclerosis patients: A waiting list controlled study. J Rehabil Med. 2017, 28;49(6):497-504

Meyer, S. R., de Jonghe, J. F., Schmand, B., & Ponds, R. W. The Visual Association Test-Extended: a cross-sectional study of the performance validity measures. Clin Neuropsychol, 2017, 31(4), 798-813.

Nijsse B, van Heugten C, van Mierlo M, Post M, de Kort P, Visser-Meily J. Psychological factors are associated with subjective cognitive complaints 2 months post stroke. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation 2017, ;27(1), 99-115.

Nijsse B, Visser-Meily JMA, van Mierlo M, Post M, de Kort P, van Heugten C. Temporal evolution of poststroke cognitive impairment using the Montreal Cognitive Assessment. Stroke. 2017, 48(1), 98-104.

Reijnders, J. S., Geusgens, C. A., Ponds, R. W., & van Boxtel, M. P. "Keep your brain fit!" Effectiveness of a psychoeducational intervention on cognitive functioning in healthy adults: A randomised controlled trial. Neuropsychol Rehabil, 2017 27(4), 455-471.

Smeets SM, Vink M, Ponds RW, Winkens I, van Heugten CM. Changes in impaired self-awareness after acquired brain injury in patients following intensive neuropsychological rehabilitation. Neuropsychol Rehabil., 2017 27(1):116-132.

Van Mierlo M, van Heugten C, Post M, Hoekstra T, Visser-Meily J. Trajectories of health-related quality of life after stroke: results from a 1-year prospective cohort study. Disability & Rehabilitation, 2017 Mar 13:1-10. 

Wijenberg M. L. M., Stapert S. Z., Verbunt J. A., Ponsford J. L. & Van Heugten C. M. (2017). Does the fear avoidance model explain persistent symptoms after traumatic brain injury? Brain Injury Epub 2017 Oct 5.

Winkens I, Van Heugten C, Pouwels C, Schrijnemaekers AC, Botteram R, Ponds R. Effects of a behaviour management technique for nursing staff on behavioural problems after acquired brain injury. Neuropsychol Rehabil, 2017, 17, 1-20.


Boosman H, van Heugten CM, Winkens I, Smeets SM, Visser-Meily JM. Further validation of the Motivation for Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Questionnaire (MOT-Q) in patients with acquired brain injury. Neuropsychol Rehabil. 2016;26(1):87-102.

Dandachi-FitzGerald, B., van Twillert, B., van de Sande, P., van Os, Y., & Ponds, R. W. Poor symptom and performance validity in regularly referred Hospital outpatients: Link with standard clinical measures, and role of incentives. Psychiatry Res, 2016, 239, 47-53.

Dutrieux RD, van Eijk M, van Mierlo ML, van Heugten CM, Visser-Meily JMA, Achterberg WP. Discharge home after acute stroke: differences between older and younger patients? Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 2016 Jan;48(1):14-8.

Renaud I, Lambregts S, de Kloet A, Catsman-Berrevoets C, van de Port I, van Heugten C. Activities and Participation of Children and Adolescents After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and the Effectiveness of an Early Intervention: the Brains Ahead! Study Design. Trials, 2016 May 6;17(1):236.

Tielemans N, Schepers VP, Visser-Meily JM, van Haastregt JC, van Veen WJ, van Stralen HE, van Heugten CM. Process evaluation of the Restore4stroke Self-Management intervention ‘Plan Ahead!’: a stroke-specific self-management intervention. Clinical Rehabilitation 2016 Dec;30(12):1175-1185. 

Van Eeden E, Van Mastrigt G, Evers S, Van Raak L, Driessen G, Van Heugten CM . The economic impact of mental healthcare consumption before and after stroke in a cohort of stroke patients in the Netherlands: a record linkage study. BMC Health Services Research, 2016 Dec 13;16(1):688.

van Heugten, C. M., Ponds, R. W., & Kessels, R. P. Brain training: hype or hope? Neuropsychol Rehabil, 2016, 26(5-6), 639-644.

Van Mierlo M, van Heugten C, Post M, Hajos T, Kapelle J, Visser-Meily J. Quality of life during the first two years post stroke: The Restore4Stroke Cohort Study. Cerebrovascular Diseases, 2016;41(1-2):19-26.

Wijenberg, M. L., Stapert, S. Z., Köhler, S., & Bol, Y. Explaining fatigue in multiple sclerosis: cross-validation of a biopsychosocial model. Journal of behavioral medicine, 2016, 39(5), 815-822.

Wolters Gregorio, G., Ponds, R. W., Smeets, S. M., Jonker, F., Pouwels, C. G., & van Heugten, C. M. How Stable Is Coping in Patients with Neuropsychiatric Symptoms after Acquired Brain Injury? Changes in Coping Styles and Their Predictors in the Chronic Phase. J Neurotrauma, 2016, 33(7), 696-704. 


Brands I, Stapert S, Köhler S, Wade D, van Heugten C. Life goal attainment in the adaptation process after acquired brain injury: the influence of self-efficacy and of flexibility and tenacity in goal pursuit. Clinical Rehabilitation, 2015 Jun;29(6):611-22.

Fens M, Beusmans G, Limburg M, van Hoef L, van Haastregt J, Metsemakers J, van Heugten C. A process-evaluation of a stroke-specific followup care model for stroke patients and caregivers: a longitudinal study. BMC Nursing, 2015; 14(3): 1-10. 

Geubbels H, Nusselein B, van Heugten C, Valentijn S, Rasquin S. Can the Montral Cognitive Assessment (Moca) predict discharge destination in a stroke population in hospital? Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 2015; 24(5):1094-9.

Guloksuz, S., Arts, B., Walter, S., Drukker, M., Rodriguez, L., Myint, A. M., Schwarz M.J.Ponds R.van Os J.Kenis G., Rutten, B. P. The impact of electroconvulsive therapy on the tryptophan-kynurenine metabolic pathway. Brain Behav Immun, 2015, 48, 48-52. 

Kootker J, Rasquin S, Smits P, Geurts A, Van Heugten C, Fasotti L. An augmented cognitive behavioural therapy for treating post-stroke depression with or without anxiety: description of a treatment protocol. Clinical Rehabilitation, 2015; 29(9): 833-843

Merckelbach, H., Dandachi-FitzGerald, B., van Mulken, P., Ponds, R., & Niesten, E. Exaggerating psychopathology produces residual effects that are resistant to corrective feedback: an experimental demonstration. Appl Neuropsychol Adult, 2015, 22(1), 16-22. 

Prihadi E, Dings F, van Heugten C. Coping styles of parents of children and adolescents with acquired brain injury in the chronic phase. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 2015 47(3): 210-5. 

Tielemans NS, Schepers VP, Visser-Meily JM, Post MW, van Heugten CM. Associations of proactive coping and self-efficacy with psychosocial outcomes in individuals after stroke. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2015;96(8):1484-91.

Tielemans NS, Visser-Meily JM, Schepers VP, van de Passier PE, Port IG, Vloothuis JD, Struyf PA, van Heugten CM. Effectiveness of the Restore4Stroke self-management intervention Plan Ahead!: A randomized controlled trial in stroke patients and partners. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 2015 Nov;47(10):901-9. 

Van Eeden, van Heugten C, van Mastrigt G, van Mierlo M, Visser-Meily J, Evers S.The burden of stroke in the Netherlands. Estimating quality of life and costs for one year post-stroke. BMJ Open, 2015 Nov 27;5(11)

Van Eeden M, Kootker JA, Evers SMAA,Van Heugten CM, Geurts ACH, Van Mastrigt GAPG. An Economic Evaluation of an Augmented Cognitive Behavioural Intervention vs. Computerized Cognitive Training for Post-stroke Depressive Symptoms. BMC Neurology, 2015; 15(1):266.

Van Heugten C, Walton L, Hentschel U. Can we forget the Mini-Mental State Examination? A systematic review of the validity of cognitive screening instruments within one month after strokeClinical Rehabilitation, 2015; 29(7):694-704.

Van Mierlo M, Heugten C van, Post M, Kort P de, Visser-Meily J. Psychological factors determine depressive symptomatology after stroke. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2015;96(6):1064-70.

Van Mierlo M, Van Heugten C, Post M, De Kort P, Visser-Meily JMA. Life satisfaction post stroke: the role of illness cognitions. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 2015;79(2):137-42. 

Wolters Gregorio, G., Ponds, R. W., Smeets, S. M., Jonker, F., Pouwels, C. G., Verhey, F. R., & van Heugten, C. M. Associations between executive functioning, coping, and psychosocial functioning after acquired brain injury. Br J Clin Psychol, 2015, 54(3), 291-306.


Aben, L., Heijenbrok-Kal, M. H., Ponds, R. W., Busschbach, J. J., & Ribbers, G. M. Long-lasting effects of a new memory self-efficacy training for stroke patients: a randomized controlled trial. Neurorehabil Neural Repair, 2014, 28(3), 199-206.

Blömer AM, van Mierlo ML, Visser-Meily JM, van Heugten CM, Post MW. Does the frequency of participation change after stroke and is this change associated with the subjective experience of participation? Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2014; 96(3): 456-63.

Boosman H, van Heugten CM, Winkens I, Heijnen VA, Visser-Meily JM. Awareness of memory functioning in patients with stroke who have a good functional outcome. Brain Inj. 2014;28(7):959-64.

Boosman H, Visser-Meily JM, Ownsworth T, Winkens I, Van Heugten CM. Validity of the dynamic Wisconsin Card Sorting Test for assessing learning potential in brain injury rehabilitation.J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2014, 20(10):1034-44.

Brands I, Köhler S, Stapert S, Wade D, van Heugten C. Psychometric properties of the Coping Inventory for Stressful Situations (CISS) in patients with acquired brain injury. Psychological Assessment, 2014; 26(3):848-56. 

Brands I, Köhler S, Stapert S, Wade D, Heugten C van. How flexible is coping after acquired brain injury? A 1-year prospective study investigating coping patterns and influence of self-efficacy, executive functioning and self-awareness. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 2014; 46(9):869-75

Brands I, Köhler S, Stapert S, Wade D, van Heugten C. Influence of self-efficacy and coping on quality of life and social participation after acquired brain injury: a one year follow up study. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014; 95(12): 2327-43.

Fens M, Van Heugten C, Beusmans G, Metsemakers J, Kester A, Limburg M. Effect of a stroke specific follow-up care model on the quality of life of stroke patients and caregivers: a controlled study. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 2014;46(1):7-15. 

Kuppens S, Pijlman H, Hitters M, Heugten C van. Prevention and treatment of hand oedema after stroke. Disability & Rehabilitation, 2014;36(11):900-6

Schrijnemaekers, A. C., Smeets, S. M., Ponds, R. W., van Heugten, C. M., & Rasquin, S. Treatment of unawareness of deficits in patients with acquired brain injury: a systematic review. J Head Trauma Rehabil, 2014, 29(5), E9-E30. 

Smeets SM, Ponds RW, Wolters Gregório G, Pouwels CG, Visscher AJ, Winkens I, van Heugten CM. Impaired awareness of deficits in individuals with neuropsychiatric symptoms after acquired brain injury: associations with treatment motivation and depressive symptoms. Neuropsychology, 2014, 28(5), 717-25.

Spreij L, Visser-Meily J, Van Heugten C, Nijboer T. Novel insights into the rehabilitation of memory post acquired brain injury: a systematic review. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 2014, 8(93), 1-19.

Tielemans N, Schepers V, Visser-Meily JMA, van Erp J, Eikelaar M, van Heugten C. The Restore4stroke self-mamagement intervention Plan ahead!; rationale and description of the treatment protocol based on proactive action planning. Clinical Rehabilitation 2014;28(6):530-540. 

Tielemans N, Visser-Meily JMA, Schepers V, Post M, van Heugten C. Proactive coping poststroke: psychometric properties of the Utrecht Proactive Coping Competence Scale. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2014; 95: 670-675

Van Mierlo M, Heugten C van, Post M, Lindeman E, de Kort P, Visser-Meily JMA. A longitudinal cohort study on quality of life in stroke patients and their partners: Restore4stroke cohort. International Journal of Stroke, 2014 Jan;9(1):148-54.

Van Mierlo M. Schroder C, Van Heugten C, Post M, De Kort P, Viser-Meily JMA. The influence of psychological factors on Health Related Quality of Life after stroke: a systematic review. International Journal of Stroke 2014; 9(3):341-8. 

Winkens I, Ponds R, Pouwels C, Eilander H, van Heugten C. Using single-case experimental design methodology to evaluate the effects of the ABC method for nursing staff on verbal aggressive behaviour after acquired brain injury. Neuropsychol Rehabil. 2014;24(3-4):349-64.

Winkens I, Van Heugten CM, Visser-Meily JM, Boosman H. Impaired self-awareness after acquired brain injury: clinicians' ratings on its assessment and importance for rehabilitation. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2014 Mar-Apr;29(2):153-6.

Brands I, Bouwens S, Wolters Gregorio G, Stapert S, Heugten C van. Effectiveness of a process oriented patient-tailored outpatient neuropsychological rehabilitation programme for patients in the chronic phase after acquired brain injury. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation; 2013, 23(2): 202-16.

De Joode E, Heugten van C, Verhey F, Boxtel van M. Effectiveness of an electronic cognitive aid in patients with acquired brain injury: a multicentre randomised parallel-group study. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 2013;23(1):133-66.

Eilander H, Heugten C van, Wijnen V, Croon M, De Kort P, Bosch A, Prevo A. Course of recovery and prediction of outcome in young patients in a prolonged vegetative or minimally conscious state after severe brain injury: An exploratory study. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, 2013; 6(2):73-83.

Fens M, Heugten C van, Beusmans G, Limburg M, Haeren R, Kaemingk A, Metsemakers J. Not as transient: Patients with Transient Ischaemic Attack or minor stroke experience cognitive and communication problems than expected: an exploratory study. The European Journal of General Practice, 2013;19(1):11-6. 

Fens M, Vluggen T, Van Haastregt J, Verbunt J, Beusmans G, Heugten C van. Multidisciplinary care for stroke patients living in the community: a systematic review. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 2013;45:321-30.

Kruithof WJ, Van Mierlo M, Visser-Meily JMA, Van Heugten CM, Post MW. Associations between social support and stroke survivors’ health related quality of life – a systematic review. Patient Education and Counseling, 2013; 93(2): 169-76. 

Rasquin S, Welter J, van Heugten C. Course of cognitive functioning during stroke rehabilitation. Disability & Rehabilitation, 2013;23(6):811-23.

Tielemans N, Visser-Meily JMA, Schepers V, Post M, Wade D, van Heugten C. Study protocol of the Restore4stroke self-management study: a multicentre ramdomized controlled trial in stroke patients and their partners. International Journal of Stroke, 2013; 9(6):818-23.