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Marja Aartsen

Research Professor


Publications and research

Scientific publications (27) Research reports (3) Dissemination (26)
Wörn, Jonathan;Comijs, Hannie;Aartsen, Marja (2018). Spousal Loss and Change in Cognitive Functioning: An Examination of Temporal Patterns and Gender Differences. The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gby104
Hansen, Thomas;Aartsen, Marja;Slagsvold, Britt;Deindl, Christian (2018). Dynamics of volunteering and life satisfaction in midlife and old age: Findings from 12 European countries. Social Sciences.
Berner, Jessica;Aartsen, Marja;Deeg, Dorly J.H. (2017). Predictors in starting and stopping Internet use between 2002 and 2012 by Dutch adults 65 years and older. Health Informatics Journal.
Kok, Almar;Aartsen, Marja;Deeg, Dorly J. H.;Huisman, Martijn (2017). Capturing the diversity of successful aging: An operational definition based on 16-years trajectories of functioning.. The gerontologist. Vol. 57. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnv127
Wörn, Jonathan;Ellwardt, Lea;Aartsen, Marja;Huisman, Martijn (2017). Cognitive functioning among Dutch older adults: Do neighborhood socioeconomic status and urbanity matter?. Social Science and Medicine. Vol. 187. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.05.052
Zegwaard, Marian I.;Aartsen, Marja;Grypdonck, Mieke H.F.;Cuijpers, Pim (2017). Trust: an essential condition in the application of a caregiver support intervention in nursing practice. BMC Psychiatry. Vol. 17:47. doi: 10.1186/s12888-017-1209-2
Aartsen, Marja;Veenstra, Marijke;Hansen, Thomas (2017). Social pathways to health: On the mediating role of the social network in the relation between socio-economic position and health. SSM - Population Health. Vol. 3. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2017.05.006
Brailean, Anamaria;Aartsen, Marja;Muniz-Terrera, Graziela;Prince, M;Prina, Matthew;Comijs, Hannie;Huisman, Martijn;Beekman, Aartjan (2017). Longitudinal associations between late-life depression dimensions and cognitive functioning: a cross-domain latent growth curve analysis. Psychological Medicine. Vol. 47. doi: 10.1017/S003329171600297X
Stolte, Elske;Hopman-Rock, Marijke;Aartsen, Marja;Tilburg, Theo;Chorus, Astrid (2017). The theory of planned behavior and physical activity change: outcomes of the Aging Well and Healthily Intervention Program for Older Adults. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. Vol. 25. doi: 10.1123/japa.2016-0182
Kok, Almar;Aartsen, Marja;Deeg, Dorly J. H.;Huisman, Martijn (2017). The effects of life events and socioeconomic position in childhood and adulthood on successful aging. The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences. Vol. 72. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbw111
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Ellwardt, Lea;Aartsen, Marja;van Tilburg, Theo (2017). Types of Non-kin Networks and Their Association With Survival in Late Adulthood: A Latent Class Approach. The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences. Vol. 72. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbw142
Bouwman, Tamara;Aartsen, Marja;Tilburg, Theo;Stevens, Nan (2017). Does stimulating various coping strategies alleviate loneliness? Results from an online friendship enrichment program. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. Vol. 34. doi: 10.1177/0265407516659158
Stijntjes, Marjon;Aartsen, Marja;Taekema, Diana;Gussekloo, Jacobijn;Huisman, Martijn;Meskers, Carel G.;de Craen, Anton J. M.;Maier, Andrea B. (2017). Temporal relationship between cognitive and physical performance in middle-aged to oldest old people. The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences. Vol. 72. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glw133
Braam, Arjan;Galenkamp, Henrike;Derkx, Peter;Aartsen, Marja;Deeg, Dorly J. H. (2016). Ten-Year Course of Cosmic Transcendence in Older Adults in the Netherlands. The International Journal of Aging & Human Development. Vol. 84. doi: 10.1177/0091415016668354
Jacobs, Marianne;Broese van Groenou, Marjolein;Aartsen, Marja;Deeg, Dorly J. H. (2016). Diversity in older adults’ care networks: The added value of individual beliefs and social network proximity. The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbw012
Brailean, Anamaria;Comijs, Hannie;Aartsen, Marja;Prince, Martin;Prina, Matthew;Beekman, Aartjan;Huisman, Martijn (2016). Late-life depression symptom dimensions and cognitive functioning in the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam (LASA). Journal of Affective Disorders. Vol. 201. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2016.05.027
Berner, Jessica;Aartsen, Marja;Wahlberg, Maria;Elmståhl, Sölve;Berglund, Johan;Anderberg, Peter;Deeg, Dorly J H (2016). A cross-national and longitudinal study on predictors in starting and stopping Internet use (2001-2013) by Swedish and Dutch older adults 66 years and above. Gerontechnology. Vol. 14. doi: 10.4017/gt.2016.
Kok, Almar;Aartsen, Marja;Deeg, Dorly J. H.;Huisman, Martijn (2016). Socioeconomic inequalities in a 16-year longitudinal measurement of successful ageing. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. Vol. 70. doi: 10.1136/jech-2015-206938
Hoogendijk, Emiel;Suanet, Bianca;Dent, Elsa;Deeg, Dorly J H;Aartsen, Marja (2016). Adverse effects of frailty on social functioning in older adults: Results from the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam. Maturitas. Vol. 83. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2015.09.002
Zegwaard, Marian I;Aartsen, Marja;Grypdonck, Mieke;Cuijpers, Pim (2015). Mental health nurses’ support to caregivers of older adults with severe mental illness: a qualitative study. BioMed Central. doi: 10.1186/s12912-015-0087-5
van Tilburg, Theo;Aartsen, Marja;van der Pas, Suzan (2015). Loneliness after divorce: A cohort comparison among Dutch older adults.. European Sociological Review. Vol. 31. doi: 10.1093/esr/jcu086
Michielsen, Marieke;Comijs, Hannie;Aartsen, Marja;Semeijn, Evert;Beekman, Aartjan;Deeg, Dorly J H;Kooij, Sandra J. J. (2015). The relationships between ADHD and social functioning and participation in older adults in a population based study.. Journal of Attention Disorders. Vol. 19. doi: 10.1177/1087054713515748
Ellwardt, Lea;van Tilburg, Theo;Aartsen, Marja (2015). The mix matters: Complex personal networks relate to higher cognitive functioning in old age.. Social Science and Medicine. Vol. 125. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.05.007
Ellwardt, Lea;Tilburg, Theo;Aartsen, Marja;Wittek, Raphael;Steverink, Nardi (2015). Personal networks and mortality risk in older adults: A twenty-year longitudinal study. PLoS ONE. doi: doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0116731
Kok, Almar;Aartsen, Marja;Deeg, Dorly J H;Huisman, Martijn (2015). Capturing the diversity of Successful Aging: An operational definition based on 16-year trajectories of functioning. The gerontologist. doi: doi:0.1093/geront/gnv1
Aartsen, Marja (2014). Ageing and the development of alcohol use and misuse. Substance Use and Older People. Chapter 10. s. 123-132. John Wiley & Sons.
Hietanen, Heidi;Aartsen, Marja;Kiuru, N;Lyyra, Tiina-Mari;Read, Sanne (2014). Social engagement from childhood to middle age and the effect of childhood socio-economic status on middle age social engagement: results from the National Child Development study. Ageing & Society. doi: 10.1017/S0144686X1400124X
Aartsen, Marja (2018). Exclusion from social relations in later life, ROSEnet Briefing Paper Series edited by Thomas Scharf and Kieran Walsh. 20 s. COST action ROSEnet, Ireland.
Burholt, Vanessa;Winter, B;Aartsen, Marja;Constantinou, Costas M.;Dahlberg, L;de Jong Gierveld, Jenny;van Regenmortel, S;Waldegrave, Charles (2017). An Evidence Review of Exclusion from Social Relations: From Genes to the Environment.. 21 s. ROSEnet Social Relations Working Group.
Aartsen, Marja;Thomese, Fleur (2015). Variaties in zorggebruik bij verschillende typen Amsterdamse ouderen: een langetermijnanalyse [Variations in care use among older People in Amsterdam: A longitudinal analyses]. 15 s. Ben Sajet Centrum.
Enroth, Linda;Nilsson, Charlotte Juul;Veenstra, Marijke;Aartsen, Marja;Agnete, Aslaug Kjær;Fors, Stefan (2018). Education determines health and functioning among the oldest old in Nordic countries. Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting. USC Leonard Davis.
Wörn, Jonathan;Comijs, Hannie;Aartsen, Marja (2018). Patterns of cognitive decline at higher ages. Are more educated persons better off?. Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting. USC Leonard Davis.
Aartsen, Marja;Veenstra, Marijke (2018). The social pattern of conflicting and low quality social relations. Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting. USC Leonard Davis.
Aartsen, Marja;Hansen, Thomas;Slagsvold, Britt (2018). Volunteering and well-being in middles aged and older adults: Causation or selection?. Advisoryboard meeting AgePath. NOVA.
Aartsen, Marja;Van der Linden, Bernadette;von Arx, Martina;Sieber, Stefan;Cheval, Boris;Cullati, Stéphane (2018). Adverse childhood experiences and health trajectories at older age. Longitudinal analyses with SHARE. SLLS Conference. Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies.
Aartsen, Marja (2018). Social background, social relations and health in later life: a life course perspective. ISS Research Seminar, University of Cologne. Lea Ellwardt, University of Cologne, Faculty Social Sciences.
Nordbø, Hanna Vangen;Veenstra, Marijke;Herlofson, Katharina;Hansen, Thomas;Hellevik, Tale;Løset, Gøril Kvamme;Aartsen, Marja;Slagsvold, Britt (2018). Life-course, ageing and generations in Norway: The NorLAG study. 24th Nordic Congress of Gerontology.
Aartsen, Marja;Hansen, Thomas;Slagsvold, Britt (2018). Volunteering and quality of life in middle aged and older adults: Causation or Selection?. 24. nordiske gerontologikongressen.
Hansen, Thomas;Slagsvold, Britt;Aartsen, Marja;Deindl, Christian (2018). Dynamics of volunteering and life satisfaction in midlife and old age: Findings from 12 European countries. 24. nordiske gerontologikongressen.
Løset, Gøril Kvamme;Aartsen, Marja;Slagsvold, Britt (2018). Changing alcohol patterns among the elderly: Towards gender equality in alcohol consumption. The 24th Nordic Congress of Gerontology. Velferdsforskningsinstiuttet NOVA og 5 andre organisasjoner.
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Aartsen, Marja (2017). Norwegian studies om alcohol use in older adults. Alcohol Use and Harm to Others. Nordic working group. Nina Karlson, Nordic Welfare Centre.
Aartsen, Marja (2017). Do childhood conditions predict level of cognitive functioning and rate of decline at older age?. Society for Longitudinal and Lifecourse Studies conference. SLLS.
Aartsen, Marja;Veenstra, Marijke;Hansen, Thomas (2017). Is quality or quantity of the social network a pathway from SEP to Health?. IAGG 2017. IAGG / GSA.
Burholt, Vanessa;Aartsen, Marja (2017). Knowledge syntheses paper about exclusion from social relations in older adults. COST ROSEnet. COST ROSEnet.
Aartsen, Marja (2017). Multiple mediation in the relation between socio-economic position and health in older men and women. European Sociological Association.
Veenstra, Marijke;Aartsen, Marja (2016). Social inequalities in Ageing (SiA): Ongoing work and ideas NOVA. Workshop Nordforsk SiA. WPB SIA.
Aartsen, Marja;Veenstra, Marijke;Hansen, Thomas (2016). Does loneliness explain the association between socio-economic position and physical health in later life?. Explaining health inequalities in an ageing population: Social pathways and linked lives. NOVA.
Veenstra, Marijke;Aartsen, Marja (2016). Social health inequalities in Norwegian early baby-boomers: Evidence on the significance of gendered family and work pathways.. Advisory Board meeting. NOVA, SVA,HiOA.
Aartsen, Marja (2016). SES differences in social integration. Society for Longitudinal and Lifecourse Studies. University of Bamberg.
Aartsen, Marja (2016). SES differences in social integration and social pathways to health. Workging group meeting. University of Copenhagen, Rikke Lund.
Aartsen, Marja;Thomese, Fleur (2016). A typology of aging individuals and their use of care. 23rd Nordic Conference of Gerontology.
Aartsen, Marja (2016). Social Networks in the Second Half of Life, and its relation to other domains of functioning. Guest lecture on the the cross-cutting issue "Accumulation of resources and development of vulnerability over the life course". LIVES Swiss National Centre of Competence research.
Aartsen, Marja;Huisman, Martijn (2015). Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam. Pachana, Nancy A. (Red.), Encyclopedia of Geropsychology. Chapter. Springer.
Aartsen, Marja (2015). Society of gerontologists and geriatricians, The Dutch and European case. Meeting of social gerontologists in Norway. NOVA and HiOA.
Aartsen, Marja;Kok, Almar;Huisman, Martijn;Deeg, Dorly J H (2015). Successful Aging: An Empirical Conceptualization. IAGG-ER 8th conference. IAGG-ER.
Huisman, Martijn;Kok, Almar;Aartsen, Marja;Deeg, Dorly J H (2015). Diversiteit in ouder worden hanteerbaar maken voor beleid en praktijk [Diveristy in aging applied to policy and practice]. Geron Tijdschrift over ouder worden en samenleving. Vol. 17.

(These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete)

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