Publications

 

Policy briefs

    Brochure of lessons and interviews with project partners

    Development of a comprehensive model on health literacy in an ageing population

    • Geboers, B., de Winter, A.F., Luten, K.A., Jansen, C.J.M., Reijneveld, S.A. (2014). The association of health literacy with physical activity and nutritional behavior in older adults, and its social cognitive mediators. Journal of Health Communication, 19:sup2, 61-76.
       
    • Geboers, B., Brainard, J.S., Loke, Y.K., Jansen, C.J.M., Salter, C., Reijneveld, S.A., de Winter, A.F. (2015). The association of health literacy with adherence in older adults, and its role in interventions: A systematic meta-review. BMC Public Health, 15:903. 

    • Geboers, B., de Winter, A.F., Spoorenberg, S.L.W., Wynia, K., Reijneveld, S.A. The association between health literacy and self-management abilities for well-being in adults aged 75 and older, and its modifiers. Submitted.  

    Pilots and validation, guidelines health literacy and ageing

    • Geboers, B., Reijneveld, S.A., Jansen, C.J.M., de Winter, A.F. The roles of loneliness and social participation in the association between health literacy and health behavior in older adults: A LifeLines study. Work in progress.

    • Geboers, B. et al. Health literacy and cognitive capacities among older adults: Results of the Doetinchem study. Planned.

    • Geboers, B. et al. Criteria for successful e-health interventions: Mapping the needs and experiences of older adults with low health literacy. Working title.

    • Koops van ‘t Jagt, R. Comprehensibility of Health Related Documents for Older Adults with Different Levels of Health Literacy: A Systematic Review. Journal of Health Communication. (in press)

    • Koops van ‘t Jagt, R. Sweet temptations: A study into the effects of a fotonovela about diabetes on Dutch adults with different levels of literacy.

    • Koops van ‘t Jagt, R. The older patient's perspective on health literacy: developing a photo novel to support doctor-patient communication.

    • Koops van ‘t Jagt, R. Using a photo novel to support doctor-patient communicaton: a RCT on the effectiveness of photo stories and a traditonal brochure on doctor-patient communication. 

    • Koops van ‘t Jagt, R. Interactivity in health literacy interventions: focus groups discussions regarding interactive photo stories on doctor-patient communication. 

    • R Koops van ‘t Jagt. The added value of interactivity in health literacy interventions: a RCT on the effectiveness of interactive and noninteractive photo stories on doctor-patient communication. 

    • de Wit, L. Older adult’s capabilities to be critical health literate: a qualitative study on needs and perceptions in three European countries [planned to submit early 2016 to BMC Public Health]

    • de Wit, L. Community-Based Participatory Action Research as a promising approach to support critical health literacy: An example from Groningen province, The Netherlands [planned to submit end 2016]

    • de Wit, L. Supporting Critical Health Literacy of older adults through Community-Based Participatory Action initiatives: A qualitative systematic review and evidence synthesis [planned to submit end 2015 to Social Science and Medicine or Health Promotion International)

    • de Wit, L. Supporting Critical Health Literacy of older adults through Community-Based Participatory Action initiatives: A guide for planning interventions [planned to submit end 2016]

    • Kaper, M. Identifying core components of health literacy assessment tools to optimize communication within European health care settings – a review

    • Kaper, M. Evaluating the implementation of health literacy assessment tools in European health care settings. 

    • Kaper, M. The experiences, needs and preferences of European health professionals regarding training in health literacy focused communication 

    • Kaper, M. Development and pilot testing of a training in health literacy focused communication in three European countries

    • Kaper, M. Investigating outcomes of a training in health literacy focused communication

    • Paech, J., & Lippke, S. (2015). Health literacy as a key to healthy ageing in Europe. European Health Psychologist, 17(2), 67-71

    • Paech, J., Theissing, J. & Lippke, S. (2015). A liveonline training to improve physical activity and nutrition – in preparation

    • de Winter, A.F., Koot, J.A.R., Vervoort, J.P.M., Geboers, B., Koops van ’t Jagt, R., Reijneveld, S.A. The development of a health literacy intervention model with a list of modifiable determinants: a review of the literature and a Delphi study.

    • de Winter, A.F., Landsman, J., Jansen, C.J.M., Koot, J.A.R., Reijneveld, S.A. Development and evaluation of a taxonomy of health literacy interventions.
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