Kenniscentrum Maastricht

Publicaties

2020

Roozen, S., Stutterheim, S. E., Bos, A. E. R., Kok, G., & Curfs, L. M. G. (2020). Understanding the Social Stigma of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: From Theory to Interventions. Foundations of Science.

Roozen, S., Dylag, K. A., Przybyszewska, K., Niemczyk, J., von Gontard, A., Peters, G. J. Y., Kok, G., & Curfs, L. (2020). Incontinence in persons with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: a polish cohort. Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Roozen, S., Kok, G., and Curfs, L. (in press). Planning Health Promotion Programs to Prevent Substance Use Disorders and Their Consequences. In A.L. Begun & M.M. Murray, (Eds.), Handbook of Social Work and Addictive Behavior. London: Routledge.

Townend GS, Bartolotta TE, Urbanowicz A, Wandin H, Curfs LMG. (2020). Rett syndrome communication guidelines: a handbook for therapists, educators and families. Rett Expertise Centre Netherlands-GKC, Maastricht, NL.

Townend GS, Bartolotta TE, Urbanowicz A, Wandin H, Curfs LMG. (In press). Development of consensus-based guidelines for managing communication in individuals with Rett syndrome. Augmentative and Alternative Communication. 

2019

de Breet, L. H., Townend, G. S., Curfs, L. M., Kingma, H., Smeets, E. E., Lucieer, F., Widdershoven, J., & van de Berg, R. (2019). Challenges in evaluating the oculomotor function in individuals with Rett syndrome using electronystagmography. European Journal of Paediatric Neurology23(2), 262-269.

Ehrhart, F., Willighagen, E., Kutmon, M., Van Hoften, M., Sangani, N. B., Curfs, L., & Evelo, C. (2019). History of rare diseases and their genetic causes-a data driven approach. BioRxiv, 595819.

Ehrhart, F., Coort, S. L., Eijssen, L., Cirillo, E., Smeets, E. E., Bahram Sangani, N., Evelo, C.T., & Curfs, L. M. (2019). Integrated analysis of human transcriptome data for Rett syndrome finds a network of involved genes. The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry, 1-14.

Ehrhart, F., Roozen, S., Verbeek, J., Koek, G., Kok, G., van Kranen, H., Evelo, C. T., & Curfs, L. M. (2019). Review and gap analysis: molecular pathways leading to fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Molecular psychiatry24(1), 10.

Miller, R. A., Ehrhart, F., Eijssen, L. M., Slenter, D. N., Curfs, L. M., Evelo, C. T., Willighagen, E.L., & Kutmon, M. (2019). Beyond pathway analysis: Identification of active subnetworks in Rett syndrome. Frontiers in genetics10, 59.

Roozen, S. (2019). Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: an important health problem in need of prevention (doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from [here].

Smeets, E. E., Townend, G. S., & Curfs, L. M. (2019). Rett syndrome and developmental regressionNeuroscience and biobehavioral reviews.

Stoffelen, J. M. T., Schaafsma, D., Kok, G., & Curfs, L. M. G. (2019). Views on Sex Using the Nominal Group Technique to Explore Sexuality and Physical Intimacy in Individuals with Intellectual DisabilitiesSexuality and Disability37(2), 227-244.

Townend, G. S., Kaufmann, W. E., Marschik, P. B., Fabio, R. A., Sigafoos, J., & Curfs, L. M. G. (2019). Cognition, communication and behavior in individuals with Rett syndrome. Rett Syndrome: Recognising the Communication Challenges, Needs and Potential of Individuals Living with a Rare Disease, 85.

Tuffrey‐Wijne, I., Curfs, L., Finlay, I., & Hollins, S. (2019). “Because of His Intellectual Disability, He Couldn’t Cope.” Is Euthanasia the Answer?. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities16(2), 113-116.

 

2018

Roozen, S., Stutterheim, S. E., Bos, A. E. R., Kok, G., & Curfs, L. M. G. (2018). Understanding the Social Stigma of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: from Theory to Interventions. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Roozen, S., Dylag, K. A., Przybyszewska, K., Niemczyk, J., von Gontard, A., Peters, G-J. Y., Kok, G., & Curfs, L. (2018). Incontinence in persons with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): a Polish cohort. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Roozen, S., Peters, G. J. Y., Kok, G., Townend, D., Nijhuis, J., Koek, G., & Curfs, L. (2018). Systematic literature review on which maternal alcohol behaviours are related to fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). BMJ open8(12), e022578.

Roozen, S., Peters, G. J. Y., Kok, G., & Curfs, L. (2018). Identifying psychosocial determinants related to alcohol consumption during pregnancy: a systematic literature review. PsyArXiv. December10.

 

2017

Roozen S, Peters GJY, Kok G, Townend D, Koek G, Nijhuis J & Curfs L. State of the art and setting priorities for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder(s) prevention and management. The European Health Psychologist. 2017; 19(supp), 598.

Roozen S, Peters GJY, Kok G, Townend D, Koek G, Nijhuis J & Curfs L. Identifying psycho-social determinants and environmental conditions related to alcohol consumption during pregnancy. The European Health Psychologist. 2017; 19(supp), 1122.

Roozen, S., Kok, G., & Curfs, L.M.G. (2017). Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Knowledge Synthesis. Maastricht, Datawyse Universitaire Pers Maastricht.

Roozen, S., Olivier, L., Niemczyk, J., von Gontard, A., Peters, G. J. Y., Kok, G., Viljoen, D., & Curfs, L. (2017). Nocturnal incontinence in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) in a South African cohort. Journal of Pediatric Urology.

2016

Ehrhart F, Coort SL, Cirillo E, Smeets E, Evelo CT, Curfs LMG. Rett syndrome- biological pathways leading from MECP2 to disorder phenotypes.Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. 2016; 11(1):158.

Ehrhart F, Coort SL, Cirillo E, Smeets E, Evelo CT, Curfs LMG. New insights in Rett syndrome using pathway analysis for transcriptomics data. Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift. 2016;166(11-12): 346-52.

Evers LJ, Engelen JJ, Houben LM, Curfs LMG, van Amelsvoort TA. The use of two different MLPA kits in 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. European Journal of Medical Genetics. 2016; 59(4): 183-8.

Gontard von A, Niemczyk J, Borggrefe-Moussavian S, Wagner C, Curfs LMG, Equit M. Incontinence in children, adolescents and adults with Williams syndrome. Neurourology and Urodynamics. 2016; 35(8); 1000-1005.

Halbach N, Smeets EE, Julu P, Witt-Engerström I, Pini G, Bigoni S, Hansen S, Apartopoulos F, Delamont R, van Roozendaal K, Scusa MF, Borelli P, Candel M, Curfs LMG. Neurophysiology versus clinical genetics in Rett syndrome: a multicenter study. American Journal of Medical Genetics A. 2016; 170(9):2301-9.

Herps MA, Buntinx WH, Schalock RL, van Breukelen GJ, Curfs LMG. Individual support plans of people with intellectual disabilities in residential services: Content analysis of goals and resources in relation to client characteristics. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities Research. 2016: 60(3):254-62.

Maaskant M. Over leven en dood. Tijds voor Verpleegkundigen. 2016; 126(1): 40-41.

Niemczyk J, von Gontard A, Equit M, Bauer K, Naumannn T, Wagner C, Curfs LMG. Detailed assessment of incontinence in boys with fragile-X-syndrome in a home setting. European Journal of Pediatrics. 2016; 175(10):1325-34.

Niemczyk J, von Gontard A, Equit M, Medoff D, Wagner C, Curfs LMG. Incontinence in persons with Down Syndrome. Neurourology and Urodynamics. 2016 [Epub ahead of print].

Olivier L, Curfs LMG, Viljoen DL. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: Prevalence rates in South Africa. South Africal Medical Journal. 2016; 106(6 suppl 1):S 103-6.

Roozen S, Peters GY, Kok G, Townend D, Nijhuis JG, & Curfs LMG. Worldwide Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: A Systematic Literature Review Including Meta-Analysis. Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research. 2016; 40(1), p 18-32.

Roozen S, Black D, Peters GY, Kok G, Townend D, Nijhuis JG, Koek GH, Curfs LMG. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD); An approach to effective prevention. Current Developmental Disorders Reports. 2016: 3(4): 229-234.

Spruyt K, Braam W, Smits M, Curfs LMG. Sleep complaints and the 24-h melatonin level in individuals with Smith-Magenis syndrome: Assessment for effective intervention. CNS Neuroscience and Therapeutics. 2016; 22(11):928-935.

Townend GS, Marschik PB, Smeets E, van de Berg R, van den Berg M, Curfs LMG. Eye gaze technology as a form of augmentative and alternative communication for individuals with Rett syndrome: Experiences of families in The Netherlands. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities. 2016; 28:101-112.

Tuffrey-Wijne I, Wicki M, Heslop P, McCarren M, Todd S, Oliver D, de Veer A, Ahlström G, Schäper S, Hynes G, O’Farrell J, Adler J, Riese F, Curfs L. Developing research priorities for palliative care of people with intellectual disabilities in Europe: a consultation process using nominal group technique. BMC Palliative Care. 2016; 15:36.

Tuffrey-Wijne I, Curfs L, Deliens L. Developing research, policy and practice in palliative care for people with intellectual disabilities will benefit everyone. Palliative Medicine. 2016; 30(7); 613-5.

Tuffrey-Wijne I, McLaughlin D, Curfs LMG, Dusart A, Hoenger C, McEnhill L, Read S, Ryan K, Satgé D, Strasser B, Westergard BE, Oliver D. Defining consensus norms for palliative care of people with intellectual disabilties in Europe, using Delphi methods: A white paper from the European Association of Paliative Care. Palliative Medicine. 2016; 30(5): 446-55.

Wagemans AM, van Schrojenstein Lantman-de Valk HM, Proot IM, Bressers AM, Metsemakers J, Tuffrey-Wijne I, Groot M, Curfs LMG. Do-not-attempt-resuscitation oders for people with intellectual disabilities: Dilemmas and uncertainties for ID physicians and trainees. The importance of the deliberation process. Journal of Intellectual Disabilty Research. 2016 [Epub ahead of print].

Wagner C, Niemczyk J, Equit M, Curfs L, von Gontard A. Incontinence in persons with Angelman Syndrome. European Journal of Pediatrics. 2016 [epub ahead of print].

2015

Bruni O, Alonso-Alconada D, Besag F, Biran V, Braam W, Cortese S, Moavero R, Parisi P, Smits M, van der Heijden K, Curatolo P. Current role of melatonin in pediatric neurology: clinical recommendations. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2015; 19(2):122-33.

Bruni O, Alonso-Alconada D, Besag F, Biran V, Braam W, Cortese S, Moavero R, Parisi P, Smits M, van der heijden K, Curatolo P. Paediatric use of melatonin (author reply to D.J. Kennaway). European Journal of Paediatric Neurology,2015;19:491-493.

 

Duryan M, Nikolik D, van Merode G, Curfs LM, Reflecting on the efficacy of cognitive mapping for decision-making in intellectual disability care: a case study. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2015; 30(2): 127-44.

 

Evers LJ, van Amelsvoort TA, Bakker JA, de Koning M, Drukker M, Curfs LMG (2015). Glutamatergic markers, age, intellectual functioning and psychosis in 22q11 deletion syndrome. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2015;232(18):3319-25.

 

Mukherjee R, Wray E, Hollins S & Curfs LMG. What does the general public in the UK know about the risk to a developing foetus if exposed to alcohol in pregnancy?Findings from a UK mixed methodology study. Child: Care, Health and Development. 2015;41(3), 467-74.

 

Niemczyk J, Equit M, Borggrefe-Moussavian S, Curfs L, von Gontard A. Incontinence in persons with Noonan Syndrome. J Pediatr Urol. 2015 Aug;11(4):201.e1-5.

 

Oostveen R, Maaskant MA, van der Galiën OP. Mortaliteit bij mensen met verstandelijke beperkingen vergeleken met de algemene bevolking. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor de Zorg aan mensen met verstandelijke beperkingen. 2015; 2:100-109.

 

Pruijssers A, van Meijel B, Maaskant M, Keeman N, Teerenstra S, van Achterberg T. The role of nurses/social workers in using a multidimensional guideline for diagnosis of anxiety and challenging behaviour in people with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Clinical Nursing.2015; 24:1955-1965.

 

Roozen S, Peters GY, Kok G, Townend D, Nijhuis JG, Koek GH & Curfs LMG. Foetaal Alcohol Spectrum Stoornis – een overzicht van de huidige situatie. Tijdschrift voor gezondheidswetenschappen, 2015; 93(6):216-220.

 

Roozen S, Peters GJY, Kok G, Townend D, Nijhuis J & Curfs L. Improving health promotion related to fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), the need for a framework. The European Health Psychologist. 2015; 17(supp).

 

Radstaake M, Didden R, von Gontard A, Curfs LMG. Uroflowmetric assessment in participants with Angelman syndrome. Dev Neurorehabil 2015; 18(6):390-4.

 

Schaafsma D, Kok GJ, Stoffelen JMT & Curfs LMG. Identifying effective methods for teaching sex education to people with intellectual disabilities; a systematic review. Journal of Sex Research. 2015; 52(4), 412-32.

 

Spruyt K, Curfs LMG.Non-pharmacological management of problematic sleeping in children with developmental disabilities. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 2015;57(2):120-136.

 

Galland B, Spruyt K, Dawes P, McDowall PS, Elder D, Schaughency E. Sleep disorderd breathing and academic performances:A meta-analysis. Pediatrics 2015; 136(4): e934-46.

 

Stoffelen JMT, Hermans N, Schaafsma D, Kok G, Curfs LMG. Sexuality and privacy among people with an intellectual disability: a qualitative study. Journal of applied research in intellectual disabilities. 2015; 28(1):55.

 

Townend GS, Marschik PB, Smeets EEJ, van de Berg R, van den Berg M, Curfs LMG. Eye gaze technologies as a form of augmentative and alternative communication for individuals with Rett Syndrome: Experiences of families in the Netherlands. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities. 10/2015.

 

Townend GS, Bartl-Pokorny KD, Sigafoos J, Curfs LMG, Bölte S, Poustka L, Einspieler C, Marschik PB. Comparing social reciprocity in preserved speech variant and typical Rett syndrome during the early years of life. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 2015; 43-44:80-6.

 

Townend GS, van Kranen HJ, van der Stel R, van den Berg M, Smeets E, van Waardenburg D, Curfs LMG. Rett syndrome as a rare disease: A European perspective. Public Health Genomics. 2015; 18(4):233-6.

 

Townend GS, Smeets E, van Waardenburg D, van der Stel R, van den Berg M, van Kranen HJ, Curfs LMG. Rett syndrome and the role of national parent associations within a European context. Rare diseases and orphan drugs. 2015; 2(1):17-26.

 

Tuffrey-Wijne I, McLaughlin D. Consensus norms for palliative care of people with intellectual disabilities in Europe. EAPC White Paper. Milan, Italy: European Assocation of Palliatiev Care. 2015.

2014

Didden R, Braam W, Maas A, Smits M, Sturmey P, Sigafoos J & Curfs LMG (2014). Sleep problems. In: Sturmey P & Didden R (eds.). Evidence-based practice and intellectual disabilities (219-234). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Evers LJM. van Amelsvoort TAMJ, Candel MJJM, Boer H, Engelen JJM & Curfs LMG. Psychopathology in adults with 22q11 deletion syndrome and moderate and severe intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 58(16), 915-25.

Evers LJM, Curfs LMG, Bakker JA, Boot E, da Silva Alves F, Abeling N, Bierau J, Drukker M, van Amelsvoort TAMJ (2014). Serotonergic, noradrenergic and dopaminergic markers are related to cognitive function in adults with 22q11 deletion syndrome. The International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 17(8), 1159-65.

Evers L, van Amelsvoort T, Bakker J & Curfs LMG (2014). Amino acids and cognitive deterioration in 22q11 deletion syndrome. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(4), 317. [abstract]

Evers LJM, van Amelsvoort TAMJ & Curfs LMG (2014). Amino acids and cognitive deterioration in 22q11 deletion syndrome. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 58(10), 884 [abstract].

Herps M, Buntinx WHE & Curfs LMG (2014). Individual support planning: bridging the gap between policy and practice. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(4), 352. [abstract]

Herps M, Buntinx WHE & Curfs LMG (2014). Content analysis of individual support plans for people with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(4), 366. [abstract]

Keijzer H, Smits MG, Duffy JF & Curfs LMG. Why the dim light melatonin onset (DLMO) should be measured before treatment of patients with circadian rhythm sleep disorder. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 18(4), 333-339.

Pruijssers AC, van Meijel B, Maaskant M, Nijssen W, van Achterberg T (2014). The relationship between challenging behaviour and anxiety in adults with intellectual disabilities; a literature review. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities Research, 58(2), 162-71.

Radstaake M, Didden R, Peters-Scheffer N, Sigafoos J, Korzilius H, Curfs LMG (2014). Educational priorities for individuals with Angelman Syndrome: a study of parents’ perspectives. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 26:299-316.

Radstaake M, Didden R, Peters-Scheffer N, Moore DW, Anderson A & Curfs LMG (2014). Toilet training in individuals with Angelman syndrome; a case series. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 17(4):243-250.

Radstaake M, Didden R, von Gontard A & Curfs LMG (2014). Uroflowmetric assessment in participants with Angelman Syndrome. Developmental Neurorehabilitation [Epub ahead of print].

Roeden JM, Maaskant MA & Curfs LMG (2014). Process and effects of solution-focused coaching of staff of people with intellectual disabilities: a controlled study. Journal of Systemic Therapies, 33(2), 16-34.

Roeden JM, Maaskant MA & Curfs LMG (2014). Het effect van oplossingsgericht coachen van begeleiders van cliënten met verstandelijke beperkingen, 53, 451-462.

Roeden JM, Maaskant MA & Curfs L (2014). Processes and effects of solution-focused brief therapy in people with intellectual disabilities: a controlled study. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 58(4), 307-20.

Roozen S, Toornstra A, Kok GJ, Curfs LMG (2014). Children at risk of prenatal alcohol damage perform below average compared to their non prenatal alcohol exposed peers on a neurodevelopmental test battery. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(4), 313. [abstract]

Roozen S, Peters GJ, Kok G, Townend D, Nijhuis J & Curfs L (2014). Improving health promotion related to fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD); a systematic literature review. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, 27 (S1), 94.

Roozen S, Peters G, Kok G, Townend D, Nijhuis J & Curfs LMG (2014). Improving healh promotion related to fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD): a systematic literature review. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 58 (10), 887 [abstract].

Schaafsma D, Kok GJ, Stoffelen JMT & Curfs LMG (2014). People with intellectual disabilities talk about sexuality; important implications for the development of sex education. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(4), 361. [abstract]

Schaafsma D, Kok GJ, Stoffelen JMT & Curfs LMG (2014). Identifying effective methods for teaching sex education to people with intellectual disabilities; a systematic review. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(4), 362. [abstract]

Stoffelen JMT, Hermans N, Schaafsma D, Kok GJ & Curfs LMG (2014). Sexuality and privacy among people with an intellectual disability: a qualitative study. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(4), 362. [abstract]

Stoffelen JMT, Schaafsma D, Kok GJ, Curfs. Women who love; an explorative study on the lived experiences of lesbian and bisexual women with a mild intellectual disability in the Netherlands. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(4), 362. [abstract]

Schaafsma D, Kok G, Stoffelen J, van Doorn P, Curfs LMG (2014). Identifying the important factors associated with teaching sex education to people with intellectual disability; a cross-sectional survey among paid care staff. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 39(2), 157-166.

Spruyt K, Anguh I, Nwabara OU. Sleep behavior of underrepresented youth. Journal of Public Health, 22, 111-120.

Spruyt K (2014). Our 21st health identity; where is sleep? Journal of Public Health, 22, 87-88.

Spruyt K, Braam W, Smits MG & Curfs LMG (2014). Twenty-four hour response curve of melatonin in Smith-Magenis syndrome. Rett syndrome and older age. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(4), 318. [abtract]

Spruyt K, Braam W, Smits MG & Curfs LMG (2014). Caregiver reported sleep onset latency, night-waking and early waking in Smith-Magenis Syndrome. Rett syndrome and older age. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(4), 318. [abstract]

Smeets EEJ, Thiry P, Halbach NSJ, van Waardenburg DA & Curfs LMG (2014). Rett syndrome and older age. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(4), 309. [abstract]

Toornstra A, Roozen S, Kok GJ & Curfs LMG (2014). Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in a rural area of the South West Ukraine. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(4), 313. [abstract]

Townend D, Roozen S, Peters GJ, Kok G, Nijhuis J & Curfs L (2014). Legal and ethical questions posed by fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, 27(S1), 88.

van Urk PR, van den Berg MP, van Royen BJ, Smeets EE & Curfs LMG (2014). Rett Syndrome. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, 158(3), A6686.

van Waardenburg DA, Smeets EEJ, Halbach NSJ & Curfs LMG. Growth faltering and osteoporosis in Rett syndrome. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(4), 309. [abstract]

van Wijmen F, Proot I, Houben Y & Curfs L (2014). Cliëntenraden maken het verschil.  Nederlands Tijschrift voor de Zorg aan mensen met verstandelijke beperkingen, 1; 42-56.

von Gontard A, Pirrung M, Niemczyk J, Equit M & Curfs LMG (2014). Incontinence in children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 58 (10), 888 [abstract].

von Gontard A, Niemczyk J, Equit M, Borggrefe-Moussavian S & Curfs LMG (2014). Incontinence in persons with Williams Syndrome. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 58 (10), 889 [abstract].

von Gontard A, Niemczyk J, Equit M, Borggrefe-Moussavian S & Curfs LMG (2014). Incontinence in persons with Noonan syndrome. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 58(10), 889 [abstract].

2013

Braam W, Keijzer H, Struijker Boudier H, Didden R, Smits M & Curfs LMG (2013). CYP1A2 polymorphisms in slow melatonin metabolisers; a possible relationship with autism spectrum disorder? Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 57(11); 993-1000.

Didden R & Curfs LMG. Cri-du-chat Syndrome (2013). In: Maly S & Hughes K (eds.). Brenner’s Encyclopedia of Genetics, 2nd edition, vol.2; 222-223. San Diego: Academic Press.

Duryan M, Nikolik D, van Merode G & Curfs LMG (2013). Reflecting on the efficacy of cognitive mapping for decision-making in intellectual disability care; a case study. International Journal Health Planning Management [Epub ahaed of print].

Equit M, Piro-Hussong A, Niemczyk J, Curfs L & von Gontard A (2013). Elimination disorders in persons with prader-willi and fragile-x syndromes. Neurourology and Urodynamics, 32(7); 986-92.

Halbach NSJ (2013). Clinical Management of Rett Syndrome (proefschrift).

Halbach NSJ, Smeets EEJ, Steinbusch C, Maaskant MA, van Waardenburg D & Curfs LMG (2013). Aging in Rett syndrome; a longitudinal study. Clinical Genetics, 84(3); 223-9.

Herps MA, Buntinx WH & Curfs LMG (2013). Individual support planning: perceptions and expectations of people with intellectual disabilities in the Netherlands. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 57(11), 1027-36.

Lehmann BA, Bos AE, Rijken M, Cardol M, Peters GJ, Kok G & Curfs LMG (2013). Ageing with an intellectual disability: the impact of personal resources on well-being. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research,57(11); 1068-78.

Maaskant MA, Sliepen MFE, van Ingen M. Reported incidents regarding persons with intellectual disabilities. OA Epidemiology 2013 Dec 01; 1(2):20.

Radstaake M, Didden R, Giesbers S, Korzilius H, Peters-Scheffer N, Lang R, von Gontard A & Curfs LMG (2013). Incontinence in individuals with Angelman syndrome: a comparative study. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 34 (11), 4184-93.

Schaafsma D (2013). Sexuality and intellectual disability: implications for sex education (proefschrift).

Schaafsma D, Stoffelen JMT, Kok G & Curfs LMG (2013). Exploring the development of existing sex education programmes for people with intellectual disabilities; an intervention mapping approach. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 26(2), 157-66.

Sinnema M, Maaskant MA, van Schrojenstein Lantman-de Valk, Boer H, Curfs LMG, Schrander-Stumpel CT (2013). The use of medical care and the prevalence of serious illness in an adult Prader-Willi syndrome cohort. European Journal of Medical Genetics, 56(8), 397-403.

Stoffelen JMT, Kok G, Hospers H, & Curfs LMG (2013). Homosexuality among people with a mild intellectual disability: an explorative study on the lived experiences of homosexual people in the Netherlands with a mild intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 57(3), 257-67.

Sun W, Spruyt K, Chen W, Jiang Y, Li S, Schonfeld D, Gilman R, Adams R, Shen X, Jiang F (2013). The relation among sleep duration, homework burden and sleep hygiene in Chinese school-aged children. Behavioral Sleep Medicine [Epub ahead of print].

Wagemans AM (2013). The process of end-of-life decisions regarding people with intellectual disabilities (proefschrift).

Wagemans AM, van Schrojenstein Lantman-de Valk HM, Proot IM, Metsemakers J, Tuffrey-Wijne I & Curfs LMG (2013). End-of-life decisions for people with intellectual disabilities, an interview study with patient representatives. Palliative Medicine, 27(8), 767-71..

Wagemans A, van Schrojenstein Lantman-de Valk H, Proot I, Metsemaker J, Tuffrey-Wijne I & Curfs LMG (2013). The factors affecting end-of-life decision-making by physicians of patients with intellectual disabilities in the Netherlands: a qualitative study. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 57(4), 380-9.

2012

Alphen LM, Dijker AJM, Bos AER, Borne HHW & Curfs LMG (2012). The influence of group size and stigma severity on social acceptance: the case of people with intellectual disability moving into neighbourhoods. Journal of Community and Applied Social psychology 22 (1), 38-49.

 

Duryan M, Nikolik D, Merode GG & Curfs LMG (2012). System dynamic modeling for intellectual disability services: a case study. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disability, 9 (2), 112-119.

 

Giesbers S, Didden R, Radstaake M, Korzilius H, von Gontard A, Lang R, Smeets E & Curfs LMG. Incontinence in individuals with Rett syndrome: a comparative study. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 24(3), 287-300.

 

Halbach NSJ, Smeets EEJ, Bierau J, Keularts IMLW, Plasqui G, Julu POO, Witt Engerström I, Bakker J, Curfs LMG (2012). Altered carbon dioxide metabolism and creatine abnormalities in Rett Syndrome. Journal of Inherited Metabolic Diseases Reports, 3, 117-124.

 

Halbach NSJ, Smeets EEJ, van den Braak N, van Roozendaal KEP, Blok RMJ, Schrander-Stumpel CTRM, Frijns JP, Maaskant MA & Curfs LMG. (2012). Genotype-phenotype relationships as prognosticators in Rett syndrome should be handled with care in clinical practice. Am J Med Genet A. 158A (2), 340-50.

 

Herps M.A., Buntinx WHE & Curfs LMG (2012). In dialoog over het ondersteuningsplan. Een exploratief onderzoek naar de betrokkenheid van mensen met verstandelijke beperkingen bij het opstellen uitvoeren en evalueren van hun ondersteuningsplan. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor de Zorg aan mensen met verstandelijke beperkingen 1, 2-15.

 

Hoekman J & Maaskant M (2012). Hulpmiddel bij Veroudering: Aandachtspuntenlijst Veroudering voor Begeleiders. Markant Kenniskatern, 12, 4-7.

 

Maas APHM, Didden R, Korzilius H & Curfs LMG (2012). Exploration of differences in types of sleep disturbance and severity of sleep problems between individuals with crit du chat syndrome, down’s syndrome and Jacobsen syndrome: A case control study. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 33, 1773-1774.

 

Molen M.J. van der, Molen M.W. van der, Ridderinkhof K.R., Hamel B.C., Curfs L.M.G. & Ramakers G.J. (2012). Attentional set-shifting in fragile x-syndrome. Brain and Cognition, 78(3), 206-17.

 

Molen M.J. van der, Molen van der M.W., Ridderinkhof K.R., Hamel B.C., Curfs L.M.G. & Ramakers G.J. (2012). Auditory and visual cortical activity during selective attention in fragile x syndrome; A cascade of processing deficiencies. Clinical  Neurophysiology, 123(4), 720-9.

 

Molen MJ van der, Molen MW van der, Ridderinkhof KR, Hamel BC, Curfs LMG & Ramakers GJ (2012). Auditory change detection in fragile X syndrome males: a brain potential study. Clinical Neurophysiology, 123(7), 1309-18.

 

Mukherjee RA, Hollins S & Curfs LMG (2012). Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: is it something we should be more aware of? The Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 42, 143-50.

 

Otter M, Schrander-Stumpel CT, Didden R, Curfs LM. (2012). The psychiatric phenotype in triple x syndrome; new hypotheses illustrated in two cases. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 15(3), 233-8.

 

Radstaake M, Didden R, Oliver C, Allen D & Curfs LMG (2012). Functional analysis and functional communication training in individuals with Angelman syndrome. Developmental Neurohabilitation, 15 (2), 91-104.

 

Roeden JM (2012). Solution-focused support of people with intellectual disabilities (proefschrift).

 

Roeden JM, Maaskant MA, Bannink FP & Curfs LMG (2012). Solution-focused coaching of staff of people with severe and moderate intellectual disabilities; a case series. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 3, 185-194.

 

Roeden JM, Maaskant MA & Curfs LMG (2012). The nominal group technique as an evaluation tool for solution-focused coaching. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disability, 25 (6), 588-93.

 

Roeden JM, Maaskant MA, Koomen HMY, Candel MJ & Curfs LMG (2012). Assessing client-caregiver relationships and the applicability of the ‘student-teacher relationship scale’ for people with intellectual disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 33 (1), 104-110.

 

Schaafsma D, Kok G & Curfs LMG (2012). Identifying factors influencing the sex education of people with intellectual disabilities by paid care staff. Psychology & Health, 27, 112-112.

 

Sinnema M, Schrander-Stumpel CT, Maaskant MA, Boer H, Curfs LM (2012). Aging in Prader-Willi syndrome; twelve persons over the age of 50 years. American Journal of Medical Genetics A, 158A (6), 1326-36.

 

Stoffelen JMT & Schaafsma D (2012). No sex in Halifax. Weinig aandacht voor seksualiteit bij IASSID congres. Tijdschrift voor seksuologie, 36, 282-285.

Stoffelen JMT, Schaafsma D, Kok G & Curfs LMG (2012). Talking about sex with people with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 56 (7& 8), pp. 809.

Stoffelen JMT & Schaafsma D (2012). Seksuele educatie en seksueel misbruik. IASSIDD-wereldcongres. Halifax, 9-14 juli 2012. Een compilatie van impressies.

Stoffelen JMT & Schaafsma D (2012). Eenzaamheid. IASSIDD-wereldcongres. Halifax, 9-14 juli 2012. Een compilatie van impressies.

Tuffrey-Wijne I., Wagemans A. & Curfs L. (2012). End-of-life care for patients with intellectual disabilities. In: Cohen J. & Deliens L. (eds.). A public health perspective on end of life care. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 

Wijmen F van, Proot I, Houben Y, Curfs L (2012). Méér meedoen. Nieuwe impulsen voor cliëntenparticipatie in de verstandelijk gebeperkingtenzorg. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor de Zorg aan mensen met een verstandelijke beperking, 4, 269-284.

2011

Alphen L.M. (2011) Social integration of people with intellectual disabilities in neighbourhoods: sitting on the fence (proefschrift).

 

Alphen L.M., Dijker A.J.M., Bos A.E.R., Borne H.H.W. & Curfs L.M.G. (2011) Explaining Not-in-my-Backyard Responses to Different Social Groups: The Role of Group Characteristics and Emotions. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2, 245-252.

 

Broers, D.L.M., Zuidgeest T.G.M. & Curfs L.M.G. Dental alerts: aandachtspunten op het gebied van de mondzorg voor mensen met het Parder-Willi syndroom. Prader-Willi/Angelman Vereniging, 2011.

Dijker A.J.M., Alphen L.M., Bos A.E.R, Borne H.H.W. & Curfs L.M.G. (2011). Social integration of people with intellectual disability; Insights from a social-psychological research programme. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 55, 885-894.

Dusseljee J.C., Rijken P.M., Cardol M., Curfs L.M.G. & Groenewegen, P.P.(2011). Participation in daytime activities among people with mild or moderate intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disabilites Research, 55 (1), 4-18.

 

Evers, LJM, van Amelsvoort TAMJ, Bakker JA, Abeling, NGGM, Bierau J, Curfs LMG. Dopaminergic markers in 22qII deletion syndrome with moderate to severe intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 55 (10), 951.

 

Gontard A. von, Equit M., Piro-Hussong A, Niemczyk J. & Curfs L.M.G. (2011). Elimination disorders in persons with Prader-Willi and Fragile X syndromes. Journal of Intellectual Disbility Research, 55(10), 954.

 

Grauvogl A, Schaafsma D, van Lankveld J.37e Annual Meeting van de International Academy of Sex research: Los Angeles Vs: 10-13 augustus 2011. Tijdschrift voor seksuologie; 35 (4), 247-250.

 

Herps MA, Buntinx WHE & Curfs LMG (2011). Ondersteuningsplannen in de gebeperkingtenzorg: beschouwingen en perspectief. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor de Zorg aan verstandelijk gebeperkingten, 37 (2), 110-118.

 

Janine J, Franssen L, Maaskant MA & Schrojenstein Lantman-de Valk HMJ (2011). Qalitative study of malnutrition in people with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilites, 8 (4), 239-246.

 

Keijzer H, Smits MG, Peeters T, Looman CWN, Endenburg C, Klein Gunnewiek JMT & Curfs LMG (2011). Evaluation of salivari melatonin measurement for dim light melatonin onset calculations in patients with possible sleep-wake rhythm disorders. In: T de Boer et al. (eds.), Sleep-wake research in the Netherlands, 22, 34-37. Leiden: Dutch Society for Sleep-Wake Research.

 

Maas A.P, Didden R., Korzilius H., Braam W., Collin P., Smits M.G. & Curfs L.M.G. (2011). Psychometric properties of a sleep questionnaire for use in individuals with intellectual diabilities. Res Dev Disabil, 32 (6): 2467-79.

 

Maaskant M.A., Huisman S.A. & de Jong A.L. Diagnostiek met vallen en opstaan: beschrijving van epileptische aanvallen. Markant Kenniskatern, 5, 4-7.

 

Moonen X., Buntinx W. & Didden R. (2011).IQ of ondersteuningsbehoefte bij bezuinigingen AWBZ? Nederlands Tijdschrift voor de Zorg aan mensen met verstandelijke beperkingen, 37 (1), 49-51.

 

van Nieuwpoort I.C., Sinnema M., Castelijns J.A., Twisk J.W., Curfs L.M.G. &  Drent M.L.(2011). The GH/IGF-I axis and pituitary function and size in adults with Prader-Willi syndrome. Hormone Research in Paediatrics, 75(6), 403-11.

 

van Nieuwpoort I.C., Deyen J.B., Curfs L.M.G.& Drent M.L.(2011). The relationship between IGF-I concentration, cognitive function and quality of life in adults with Prader-Willi syndrome. Hormones and Behavior, 59 (4),444-50.

 

Radstaake M., Didden R., Bolio M., Lang R., Lancioni G.E. & Curfs L.M.G. Functional assessment and behaviuoural treatment of skin picking in a teenage girl with prader-willi syndrome. Clinical Case Studies: 10 (1): 67-78.

 

Rawas S.A., Delamont R.S., Engerström I.W., Hansen S., Apartopoulus F., Smeets E.E.J., Curfs L.M.G., Pini G. & Julu P.O.O. (2011). The modification of apneustic breathing in Rett syndrome with a 5-HT1-A agonist. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 55 (10): 951.

 

Roeden J.M., Maaskant M.A. & Curfs L.M.G. (2011). The views of clients with mild intellectual disabilities regarding their working relationships with caregivers. Journal of applied research in intellectual disabilities, 24 (5), 398-406.

 

Roeden J.M., Maaskant M.A., Bannink F.P. & Curfs L.M.G. (2011). Solution-focused brief therapy with people with mild intellectual diabilities: a case series. Journal of Policy of Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 8(4), 247-255.

 

van Schrojenstein Lantman-de Valk H.M., Rook F. & Maaskant M.A. (2011). The use of contraception by women with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities Research, 55 (4), 434-440.

 

Sinnema M. (2011). Prader-Willi syndrome; genotype and phenotype at adult age (proefschrift).

 

Sinnema M., Maaskant M.A.,van Schrojenstein Lantman-de Valk H.M.J., van Nieuwpoort I.C., Drent M.L., Curfs L.M.G. & Schrander-Stumpel C.T.R.M. (2011). Physical health problems in adults with Prader-Willi syndrome. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A. 155 (9), 2112-2124.

 

Sinnema M., Boer H., Collin P., Maaskant M.A., van Roozendaal K.E., Schrander-Stumpel C.T. & Curfs, L.M.G. (2011). Psychiatric illness in a cohort of adults with Prader-Willi syndrome. Research in Developmental Disabilities 32 (5), 1729-1735.

 

Sinnema M., Einfeld S.L., Schrander-Stumpel C.T., Maaskant M.A., Boer H & Curfs L.M.G. (2011). Behavioral phenotype in adults with Prader-Willi syndrome. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 32 (2), 604-12.

 

Sinnema M, Schrander-Stumpel CTRM & Curfs LMG. Gezond ouder worden met Prader-Willi syndroom. GKC, 2011.

 

Sliepen M, Maaskant MA & Buntinx W. (2011). Partnerschap in de ondersteuning van mensen met verstandelijke beperkingen.Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Zorg aan mensen met verstandelijke beperkingen, 37 (3), 192-206.

 

Smits M, Keijzer H, Braam W, Didden R, Maas A & Curfs LMG (2011). Why dim light melatonin onset (DLMO) should be measured before starting melatonin treatment. In: T de Boer et al. (eds.), Sleep-wake research in the Netherlands, 22, 76-81. Leiden: Dutch Society for Sleep-Wake Research.

 

Stoffelen, J.M.T. Schaafsma D. Kok G. & Curfs L.M.G. (2011). IASSID congres in Rome heeft aandacht voor seksualiteit bij mensen met een verstandelijke beperking. Tijdschrift voor seksuologie, 35, 99-102.

2010

Alphen L.M., Dijker A.J.M, Borne H.H.W. and Curfs L.M.G. (2010) People with intellectual disability as neighbours: Towards understanding the mundane aspects of social integration. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 20 (5), 347-362.

 

Braam W., Didden R., Maas A.P.H.M., Korzilius H., Smits M., & Cufs L.M.G. (2010) Melatonin decreases daytime challenging behaviour in persons with intellectual disability and chronic insomnia. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 54 (1), 52-59.

Braam W., Keijzer, H., van Geijlswijk I., Smits M.G., Didden R., Cufs L.M.G. (2010) Loss of response to melatonin treatment is associated with slow melatonin metabolism. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 54 (6), 547-55.

Buntinx W.H.E., Schalock R. (2010). Models of Disability, Quality of Life and Individual Supports: Implications for Professional Practice in Intellectual Disabilities. Journal of policy and practice in intellectual disabilities,7 (4), 283-294.

Buntinx W., Maes, B., Claes C., Curfs L. (2010). Psychometric properties of the Supports Intensity Scale (SIS); an international review. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 23 (5), 505.

Buntinx W., Benjamins C. (2010). Content analysis of client, family and staff perceptions of service quality. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 23 (5), 486.

Buntinx W., Slisser S. (2010). Systematische kwaliteitsverbetering in de praktijk. Markant Kenniskatern, 3/2010, 4-7.

Buntinx W.H.E., Maes B., Claes C., Curfs L.M.G. (2010). De Nederlandstalige versie van de Supports Intensity Scale . Psychometrische eigenschappen en toepassingen. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor de Zorg aan mensen met verstandelijke beperkingen, 36 (1), 4-22.

Didden R., Korzilius H., Smeets E, Green V.A., Lang R., Lancioni G.E. and Curfs, L.M.G. (2010) Communication in individuals with Rett Syndrome; an Assessment of Forms and Functions. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 22 (2), 105-118.

Everink I, Maaskant MA, Van Knijff-Raeven AGM, Van Schrojenstein Lantman-de Valk HMJ, Buntinx WHE (2010). Overeenstemming tussen antropometrische methoden voor de bepaling van de gewichtsstatus. Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen, 88 (4), 190-195.

von Gontard A., Didden R., Sinnema M., Curfs L.M.G. (2010) Urinary incontinence in persons with Prader-Willi Syndrome. British Journal of Urology Int, 106 (11): 1758-62.

Halbach N, Smeets E, Schrander-Stumpel C, Maaskant M, Curfs L. (2010) Ageing in people with specific genetic syndromes: Rett syndrome. Abstract European Congres IASSID. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 23 (5), 410.

Haveman M, Heller T, Lee LA, Maaskant M, Shooshtari S, Strydom A. (2010) Major health risks in aging persons with intellectual disabilities: An overview of recent studies. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities 2010, 7, 1, 59-69.

Herps M., Buntinx W., Curfs L. (2010). The Individual Support Plan (ISP) in the Netherlands. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 23 (5), 488.

Herps M.A., Buntinx W.H.E., Curfs L.M.G. (2010) Ontwikkelingen in het ondersteuningsplan in Nederland. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor de Zorg aan mensen met verstandelijke beperkingn, 36 (2), 111-136.

Hoitzing B., van Lankveld J.J.D.M., Kok G. and Curfs L.M.G. (2010). Behandelprogramma’s voor plegers van seksueel overschrijdend gedrag met een lichte verstandelijke beperking in Nederland. Tijdschrift voor Seksuologie, 34, 19-32.

Kuppens S., Bossaert G., Buntinx W., Molleman C, Abeele A. van den (2010). Factorial validity of the Supports Intensity Scale (SIS). American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 115 (4), 327-339.

Maas APHM, Sinnema M, Didden R, Maaskant MA, Smits MG, Schrander-Stumpel CTRM, Curfs LMG. Sleep disturbances and behavioural problems in adults with Prader-Willi syndrome. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research 2010, 54 (10), 906-917.

Maaskant M. Achterlopers en voorlopers. Wetenschappelijke scholing voor Artsen voor Verstandelijk Gebeperkingten. TVZ-onderzoeksbespreking. Tijdschrift voor verpleegkundigen 2010, 120, 3, 37.

Maaskant M, Hoekman J. The usefulness of the Dutch Dementia Scale for people with ID. Abstract European Congres IASSID. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities 2010, 23, 5, 409.

Maaskant MA, Van Kerkhof-Willemsen GHPM, Sinnema M. Verstandelijke beperking: definitie, classificaties en kenmerken. Bijblijven 2010, 4, 9-17.

Manders S., Stoffelen J., Kedde H., van Zelst N., Kok G. and Curfs L.M.G. (2010). Een registratiesysteem ten behoeve van de seksuologische hulpverlening aan mensen met een verstandelijke beperking. Tijdschrift voor Seksuologie, 34, 211-217.

Molen M.J. van der, Huizinga M., Huizenga H.M., Ridderinkhof K.R., Molen M.W. van der, Hamel B.J., Curfs L.M.G and Ramakers G.J. (2010) Profiling fragile X syndrome in males: Strengts and weaknesses in cognitive abilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 31 (20), 426-39.

Otter M, Schrander-Stumpel CT, Curfs LM. (2010) Triple X syndrome: a review of the literature. European  Journal of Human Genetics, (3):265-71.

Plas, M. van der, Buntinx, W. Groothuis S. (2010). Efficiency van zorgprocessen in een residentiële voorziening voor mensen met verstandelijke beperkingen. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor de Zorg aan mensen met verstandelijke beperkingen, 36 (4), 286-298.

Roeden J, Bannink F, Beek M, Maaskant M, Curfs L. Solution focused coaching of caregivers of clients with ID. Abstract European Congres IASSID. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities 2010, 23, 5, 534.

Roeden J, Bannink F, Maaskant M, Curfs L. Solution focused brief therapy (SFBT) with clients with ID. Abstract European Congres IASSID. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities 2010, 23, 5, 434.

Roeden J, Maaskant M, Curfs L. The views of clients with mild ID regarding their working relationships with caregivers. Abstract European Congres IASSID. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities 2010, 23, 5, 454.

Schaafsma, D., Kok, G., & Curfs, L.M.G. (2010). Exploring the development of sex education programs for people with an intellectual disability: an Intervention Mapping approach. Psychology & Health, 25(6), 330-331.

Schaafsma D., Kok G. and Curfs L.M.G. (2010). Exploring the development of sex education programmes for people with ID. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 23 (5), 511.

Shalock R.L., Borthwick-Duffy S.A., Bradley V.J., Buntinx W.H.E., Coulter D.L., Craig E.M., Gomez S.C., Lachapelle Y., Luckasson R., Reeve A., Shogren K.A., Snell M.E., Spreat S., Tassé M.J., Thompson J.R., Verdugo-Alonso M.A., Wehmeyer M.L., Yeager M.H. (2010). Intellectual Disability: Definition, Classification and Systems of Supports (Eleventh edition).Washington D.C.:AAIDD (Book).

Sinnema M., Schrander-Stumpel C.T., Verheij H.E., Meeuwsen M., Maaskant M.A., Curfs L.M.G. (2010) Dementia in a woman with Prader-Willi syndrome. European Journal of Medical Genetics, 53 (3), 145-148.

Sinnema M., van Roozendaal K.E., Maaskant M.A., Smeets H.J., Engelen J.J., Jonker-Houben N., Schrander-Stumpel C.T. and Curfs L.M.G. (2010) Different distribution of the genetic subtypes of the Prader-Willi syndrome in the elderly. European Journal of Human Genetics, 18(9), 993-998.

Sinnema M., Maaskant M.A., Van Schrojenstein Lantman-de Valk H., Schrander-Stumpel C.T., Curfs L.M.G..(2010)Ageing in Prader-Willi syndrome. Abstract European Congres IASSID. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual