Susanne S. Pedersen

Professor of Cardiac Psychology

  • Campusvej 55

    5230 Odense M

    Denmark

19992020
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2020

Development of the Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Body Image Concerns Questionnaire

Frydensberg, V. S., Strömberg, A., Johansen, J. B. & Pedersen, S. S., 11. Feb 2020, In : The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 35, 2, p. 165-183 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Implantable Defibrillators
Surveys and Questionnaires
Delivery of Health Care
Interviews
Psychometrics
human ERBB2 protein
Interviews
Neoplasms
Trastuzumab

Medication-overuse headache: The effect of a patient educational programme-A randomized controlled trial

Mose, L. S., Pedersen, S. S., Jensen, R. H. & Gram, B., Feb 2020, In : European Journal of Pain. 24, 2, p. 435-447

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Randomized Controlled Trials
Motivational Interviewing
Education
Intention to Treat Analysis
Exercise
9 Downloads (Pure)

Personality traits, ventricular tachyarrhythmias, and mortality in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator: 6 years follow-up of the WEBCARE cohort

Broers, E. R., Habibović, M., Denollet, J., Widdershoven, J. W. M. G., Alings, M., Theuns, D. A. M. J., van der Voort, P., Bouwels, L., Herrman, J. P. & Pedersen, S. S., 1. Jan 2020, In : General Hospital Psychiatry. 62, p. 56-62 7 p.

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Implantable Defibrillators
Type D Personality
Population
Logistic Models
Regression Analysis

Prevalence of anxiety and risk associated with ventricular arrhythmia in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator

Habibović, M., Pedersen, S. S., Broers, E. R., Alings, M., Theuns, D. A. M. J., van der Voort, P. H., Bouwels, L., Herrman, J-P. & Denollet, J., 4. Feb 2020, In : International Journal of Cardiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Implantable Defibrillators
Regression Analysis
Referral and Consultation
Logistic Models

Quality of life and the associated risk of all-cause mortality in nonischemic heart failure

Bundgaard, J. S., Thune, J. J., Gislason, G., Fosbøl, E. L., Torp-Pedersen, C., Aagaard, D., Nielsen, J. C., Haarbo, J., Thøgersen, A. M., Videbæk, L., Jensen, G., Olesen, L. L., Kristensen, S. L., Pedersen, S. S., Køber, L. & Mogensen, U. M., 4. Feb 2020, In : International Journal of Cardiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Quality of Life
Systolic Heart Failure
Implantable Defibrillators
Random Allocation
Proportional Hazards Models
2019

Association between Type D personality and outcomes in patients with non-ischemic heart failure

Bundgaard, J. S., Østergaard, L., Gislason, G., Thune, J. J., Nielsen, J. C., Haarbo, J., Videbæk, L., Olesen, L. L., Thøgersen, A. M., Torp-Pedersen, C., Pedersen, S. S., Køber, L. & Mogensen, U. M., Nov 2019, In : Quality of Life Research. 28, 11, p. 2901-2908

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Type D Personality
Personality Assessment
Systolic Heart Failure
Implantable Defibrillators
Proportional Hazards Models
37 Downloads (Pure)

Effectiveness of psychological intervention as add-on to standard cardiac rehabilitation: Time to adopt new methods or keep doing more of the same?

Pedersen, S. S. & Doyle, F., 1. Jul 2019, In : European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 26, 10, p. 1032-1034

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Effect of remote monitoring on patient-reported outcomes in European heart failure patients with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator: primary results of the REMOTE-CIED randomized trial

Versteeg, H., Timmermans, I., Widdershoven, J., Kimman, G-J., Prevot, S., Rauwolf, T., Scholten, M. F., Zitron, E., Mabo, P., Denollet, J., Pedersen, S. S. & Meine, M., Sep 2019, In : Europace. 21, 9, p. 1360-1368

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Implantable Defibrillators
Physiologic Monitoring
Linear Models
Medical Records
Clinical Trials
63 Downloads (Pure)

Healthcare utilization in patients with first-time implantable cardioverter defibrillators (Data from the WEBCARE study)

Broers, E. R., Lodder, P., Spek, V. R. M., Widdershoven, J. W. M. G., Pedersen, S. S. & Habibović, M., 1. Apr 2019, In : Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 42, 4, p. 439-446

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Implantable Defibrillators
Delivery of Health Care
Linear Models
Prospective Studies

Measuring HRQoL following heart valve surgery: the HeartQoL questionnaire is a valid and reliable core heart disease instrument

Grønset, C. N., Thygesen, L. C., Berg, S. K., Zangger, G., Kristensen, M. S., Sibilitz, K. L., Pedersen, S. S., Oldridge, N. B. & Zwisler, A-D., 15. May 2019, In : Quality of Life Research. 28, 5, p. 1245-1253

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Heart Valves
Reproducibility of Results
Quality of Life
Health Surveys
Cross-Sectional Studies

Network meta-analysis of randomised trials of pharmacological, psychotherapeutic, exercise and collaborative care interventions for depressive symptoms in patients with coronary artery disease: Hybrid systematic review of systematic reviews protocol

Doyle, F., Freedland, K., Carney, R., De Jonge, P., Dickens, C., Pedersen, S., Sorensen, J. & Dempster, M., 16. Mar 2019, In : Systematic Reviews. 8, 10 p., 71.

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Coronary Artery Disease
Exercise
Depression
Randomized Controlled Trials
Network Meta-Analysis
36 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Implantable Defibrillators
Quality of Life
Confidence Intervals
Health
Health Surveys

Personality traits in migraine and medication-overuse headache: A comparative study

Mose, L. S., Pedersen, S. S., Jensen, R. H. & Gram, B., Aug 2019, In : Acta Neurologica Scandinavica. 140, 2, p. 116-122

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Equipment and Supplies
Extraversion (Psychology)
Neuroticism
43 Downloads (Pure)

Prevalence of anxiety in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator: measurement equivalence of the HADS-A and the STAI-S

Emons, W. H., Habibović, M. & Pedersen, S. S., Nov 2019, In : Quality of Life Research. 28, 11, p. 3107-3116

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Implantable Defibrillators
Depression

Quality of life, depression and anxiety in patients with a subcutaneous versus transvenous defibrillator system

EFFORTLESS Investigators, Dec 2019, In : Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 42, 12, p. 1541-1551

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Quality of Life
Depression
Drug Approval
Implantable Defibrillators
Food

The impact of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implantation on health-related quality of life in the DANISH trial

Bundgaard, J. S., Thune, J. J., Nielsen, J. C., Videbæk, R., Haarbo, J., Bruun, N. E., Videbæk, L., Aagaard, D., Korup, E., Jensen, G., Hildebrandt, P., Steffensen, F. H., Eiskjær, H., Brandes, A., Thøgersen, A. M., Melchior, T. M., Pedersen, O. D., Gustafsson, F., Egstrup, K., Hassager, C. & 7 others, Svendsen, J. H., Høfsten, D. E., Torp-Pedersen, C., Pedersen, S. S., Pehrson, S., Køber, L. & Mogensen, U. M., Jun 2019, In : Europace. 21, 6, p. 900-908

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Implantable Defibrillators
Quality of Life
Systolic Heart Failure
Random Allocation
Control Groups
41 Downloads (Pure)

Using a Mobile Diary App in the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder: Mixed Methods Feasibility Study

Helweg-Joergensen, S., Schmidt, T., Lichtenstein, M. B. & Pedersen, S. S., 30. Sep 2019, In : JMIR Formative Research. 3, 3, 12 p., e12852.

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Open Access
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Mobile Applications
Feasibility Studies
Impulsive Behavior
Physiologic Monitoring
Focus Groups

What to expect after open heart valve surgery? Changes in health-related quality of life

Borregaard, B., Pedersen, S. S., Kikkenborg Berg, S., Dahl, J., Ekholm, O., Sibilitz, K. L., Zwisler, A. D. O., Lauck, S. B., Kyte, D., Calvert, M., Riber, L. & Møller, J. E., 24. Dec 2019, In : Quality of Life Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Heart Valves
Quality of Life
Area Under Curve
Surveys and Questionnaires
Proportional Hazards Models
2018
145 Downloads (Pure)

Depressive symptoms in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator: Does treatment expectations play a role?

Pedersen, S. S., Andersen, C. M., Denollet, J. & Habibovic, M., 1. Mar 2018, In : General Hospital Psychiatry. 51, p. 10-14

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Implantable Defibrillators
Depression
Type D Personality
Premature Mortality
Linear Models
130 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Implantable Defibrillators
Randomized Controlled Trials
Denmark
Disease Management
Cost-Benefit Analysis
104 Downloads (Pure)

Incidence of cardiovascular disease up to 13 year after cancer diagnosis: A matched cohort study among 32 757 cancer survivors

Schoormans, D., Vissers, P. A. J., van Herk-Sukel, M. P. P., Denollet, J., Pedersen, S. S., Dalton, S. O., Rottmann, N. & van de Poll-Franse, L., Oct 2018, In : Cancer Medicine. 7, 10, p. 4952-4963

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Cohort Studies
Incidence
Neoplasms
Prostate
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
120 Downloads (Pure)

Patient-reported causes of heart failure in a large European sample

Timmermans, I., Denollet, J., Pedersen, S. S., Meine, M. & Versteeg, H., 1. May 2018, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 258, p. 179-184

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Heredity
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Medical Records
Comorbidity
74 Downloads (Pure)

Psychological distress in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator and their partners

Rottmann, N., Skov, O., Andersen, C. M., Theuns, D. A. M. J. & Pedersen, S. S., Oct 2018, In : Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 113, p. 16-21

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Implantable Defibrillators
Depression
Social Adjustment
Medical Records

Psychometric properties of HeartQoL, a core heart disease-specific health-related quality of life questionnaire, in Danish implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients

Zangger, G., Zwisler, A-D., Kikkenborg Berg, S., Kristensen, M. S., Grønset, C. N., Uddin, J., Pedersen, S. S., Oldridge, N. B. & Thygesen, L. C., 1. Jan 2018, In : European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 25, 2, p. 142-149

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Implantable Defibrillators
Psychometrics
Quality of Life
Reproducibility of Results
Cross-Sectional Studies
111 Downloads (Pure)

Sleep disturbance in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator: Prevalence, predictors and impact on health status

Habibović, M., Mudde, L., Pedersen, S. S., Schoormans, D., Widdershoven, J. & Denollet, J., 1. Jun 2018, In : European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 17, 5, p. 390-398

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Implantable Defibrillators
Type D Personality
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Health
118 Downloads (Pure)

The role of personality, disability and physical activity in the development of medication-overuse headache: a prospective observational study

Mose, L. S., Pedersen, S. S., Debrabant, B., Jensen, R. H. & Gram, B., 25. May 2018, In : Journal of Headache and Pain. 19, 1, 10 p., 39.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Prospective Studies
Exercise
Area Under Curve
Logistic Models
Electronic Health Records
2017
193 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Quality of Health Care
Feasibility Studies
Quality of Life
Delivery of Health Care
Nursing Staff
140 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Delivery of Health Care
Education
Feasibility Studies
Physiologic Monitoring
Terminology
137 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
General Practitioners
Communication
Neoplasms
General Practice
Denmark

Exposure-Based Therapy for Symptom Preoccupation in Atrial Fibrillation: An Uncontrolled Pilot Study

Särnholm, J., Skúladóttir, H., Rück, C., Pedersen, S. S., Braunschweig, F. & Ljótsson, B., 2017, In : Behavior Therapy. 48, 6, p. 808-819

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Implosive Therapy
Quality of Life
Implantable Defibrillators
Surveys and Questionnaires
Psychometrics
Medical Records
Logistic Models
144 Downloads (Pure)

Living with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator: patients' preferences and needs for information provision and care options

Pedersen, S. S., Knudsen, C., Dilling, K., Sandgaard, N. C. F. & Johansen, J. B., 2017, In : Europace. 19, 6, p. 983-990

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Implantable Defibrillators
Patient Preference
Patient Care Management
Delivery of Health Care
Patient Transfer

Optimism as predictor of patient-reported outcomes in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (data from the WEBCARE study)

Habibović, M., Broers, E., Heumen, D., Widdershoven, J., Pedersen, S. S. & Denollet, J., 12. Nov 2017, In : General Hospital Psychiatry. 50, p. 90-95

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Implantable Defibrillators
Depression
Mental Health
Type D Personality
Optimism
121 Downloads (Pure)

Pharmaceutically treated anxiety but not depression prior to cancer diagnosis predicts the onset of cardiovascular disease among breast cancer survivors

Schoormans, D., van de Poll-Franse, L., Vissers, P., van Herk-Sukel, M. P. P., Pedersen, S. S., Rottmann, N., Horsbøl, T., Dalton, S. & Denollet, J., 2017, In : Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 166, 1, p. 259–266

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Survivors
Depression
Neoplasms
Hypercholesterolemia
Social Adjustment

Posttraumatic stress and anxiety in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator: Trajectories and vulnerability factors

Habibović, M., Denollet, J., Pedersen, S. S. & WEBCARE investigators, Jul 2017, In : Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 40, 7, p. 817-823

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Implantable Defibrillators
Type D Personality
Depression
Primary Prevention
Health
181 Downloads (Pure)

Psychosocial perspectives in cardiovascular disease

Pedersen, S. S., von Känel, R., Tully, P. J. & Denollet, J., 2017, In : European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 24, 3 Suppl., p. 108-115

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Depression
Quality of Health Care
Self Report
Quality of Life
Health

Web-Based Distress Management for Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Habibović, M., Denollet, J., Cuijpers, P., van der Voort, P. H., Herrman, J-P., Bouwels, L., Valk, S. D. A., Alings, M., Theuns, D. A. M. J. & Pedersen, S. S., 2017, In : Health Psychology. 36, 4, p. 392-401

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Implantable Defibrillators
Randomized Controlled Trials
Quality of Life
Depression
Long-Term Care
2016
131 Downloads (Pure)

A Comparison of the Quality of Life of Patients With an Entirely Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator System Versus a Transvenous System (from the EFFORTLESS S-ICD Quality of Life Substudy)

Pedersen, S. S., Mastenbroek, M. H., Carter, N., Barr, C., Neuzil, P., Scholten, M., Lambiase, P. D., Boersma, L., Johansen, J. B. & Theuns, D. A. M. J., 28. May 2016, In : The American Journal of Cardiology. 118, 4, p. 520-526

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Implantable Defibrillators
Quality of Life
Health Surveys
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Registries

Antidepressant use and risk for mortality in 121,252 heart failure patients with or without a diagnosis of clinical depression

Brouwers, C., Christensen, S. B., Damen, N. L., Denollet, J., Torp-Pedersen, C., Gislason, G. H. & Pedersen, S. S., 15. Jan 2016, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 203, p. 867-873

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Prescriptions
Comorbidity
133 Downloads (Pure)

Cardiovascular co-morbidity in cancer patients: the role of psychological distress

Schoormans, D., Pedersen, S. S., Dalton, S., Rottmann, N. & van de Poll-Franse, L., 2016, In : Cardio-Oncology. 2, 9, p. 9

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Distinct trajectories of disease-specific health status in heart failure patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy

Mastenbroek, M. H., Pedersen, S. S., Meine, M. & Versteeg, H., 2016, In : Quality of Life Research. 25, 6, p. 1451-1460

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Type D Personality
Depression
Smoking
92 Downloads (Pure)

Patient-reported health status prior to cardiac resynchronisation therapy identifies patients at risk for poor survival and prolonged hospital stays

Versteeg, H., Denollet, J., Meine, M. & Pedersen, S. S., 1. Jan 2016, In : Netherlands Heart Journal. 24, 1, p. 18-24

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Length of Stay
Cause of Death
Confidence Intervals
Medical Records
139 Downloads (Pure)

Psychometric analysis of the Patient Health Questionnaire in Danish patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (The DEFIB-WOMEN study)

Pedersen, S. S., Mathiasen, K., Christensen, K. B. & Makransky, G., Nov 2016, In : Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 90, p. 105-112 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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Implantable Defibrillators
Psychometrics
Health
Depression
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)

Relationship Between Reverse Remodeling and Cardiopulmonary Exercise Capacity in Heart Failure Patients Undergoing Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

Mastenbroek, M. H., Sant, J. V., Versteeg, H., Cramer, M. J., Doevendans, P. A., Pedersen, S. S. & Meine, M., 2016, In : Journal of Cardiac Failure. 22, 5, p. 385–394

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Exercise
Oxygen Consumption
Ventricular Remodeling
Echocardiography

Results of ENHANCED Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Programming to Reduce Therapies and Improve Quality of Life (from the ENHANCED-ICD Study)

Mastenbroek, M. H., Pedersen, S. S., van der Tweel, I., Doevendans, P. A. & Meine, M., 2016, In : The American Journal of Cardiology. 117, 4, p. 596–604

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Implantable Defibrillators
Quality of Life
Ventricular Fibrillation
Primary Prevention
Safety

Study Design and Cohort Description of DEFIB-WOMEN: A National Danish Study in Patients with an ICD

Pedersen, S. S., Nielsen, J. C., Riahi, S., Haarbo, J., VidebÆk, R., Larsen, M. L., Skov, O., Knudsen, C. & Johansen, J. B., 2016, In : Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 39, 11, p. 1261-1268

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Implantable Defibrillators
Cohort Studies
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Medical Records
Prescriptions
133 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Denmark
General Practice
General Practitioners
Shyness
Communication
2015

A prospective study of anxiety in ICD patients with a pilot randomized controlled trial of cognitive behavioral therapy for patients with moderate to severe anxiety

Qintar, M., George, J. J., Panko, M., Bea, S., Broer, K. A., St John, J., Blissett, K-A., Ching, E., Sears, S. F., Pedersen, S. S., Pozuelo, L. & Chung, M. K., Jun 2015, In : Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. 43, 1, p. 65-75

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Implantable Defibrillators
Randomized Controlled Trials
Prospective Studies
Equipment and Supplies

Attitudes Towards Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation: A Nationwide Survey Among Danish Cardiologists

Vadmann, H., Pedersen, S. S., Nielsen, J. C., Rodrigo-Domingo, M., Pehrson, S., Johannessen, A., Hansen, P. S., Johansen, J. B. & Riahi, S., 22. Jun 2015, In : Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 38, 10, p. 1166–1172

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Catheter Ablation
Electric Countershock
Cardiologists
Surveys and Questionnaires
Physicians