Work-related functioning among long-term sick-listed workers with persistent subjective health complaints

Weerdesteijn, Kristel H.N. MD, Bonefaas-Groenewoud, Karin MSc, Schaafsma, Frederieke MD PhD, Beek, Allard van der A.J. PhD, Anema, Han J.R. MD PhD.


  • Weerdesteijn KHN, Schaafsma F, Bonefaas-Groenewoud K, Heymans M, Vander Beek A, Anema J.
    Predicting return to work after long-term sickness absencewith subjective health complaints: a prospective cohort study.
    BMC PublicHealth. 2020 Jul 11;20(1):1095.

  • Weerdesteijn KHN, Schaafsma FG, van der Beek AJ, Merkus SL, Maeland S, Hoedeman R,Lissenberg-Witte BI, Werner EL, Anema JR.
    Sick leave assessments of workers with subjective health complaints: a cross-sectional study on differences among physicians working in occupational health care.
    Disabil Rehabil. 2020 Apr;42(7):967-974.

  • Weerdesteijn K, Schaafsma F, Bonefaas-Groenewoud K, Heymans M, Van der Beek A, Anema J.
    Prognostic Factors for Staying at Work for Partially Sick-Listed Workers with Subjective Health Complaints: A Prospective Cohort Study.
    Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Sep 30;17(19):7184.

  • Weerdesteijn KHN, Schaafsma FG, Louwerse I, Huysmans MA, Van der Beek AJ, Anema JR.
    Does self-perceived health correlate with physician-assessed functional limitations in medical work disability assessments?
    J Psychosom Res. 2019 Oct;125:109792.

  • Weerdesteijn KH, Schaafsma FG, van der Beek AJ, Anema JR.
    Limitations to Work-Related Functioning of People with Persistent "Medically Unexplained" Physical Symptoms: A Modified Delphi Study Among Physicians.
    J Occup Rehabil. 2016 Oct 19.


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K.H.N. (Kristel) Weerdesteijn, MD

Insurance physician - Junior Researcher Public & Occupational Health, Amsterdam UMC (VUmc)