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Kocken, P.L. (author), Zwanenburg, E.J.-v. (author), de Hoop, T. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: : The effectiveness of use of migrant health educators in the general practitioners' care for female migrants with psychosomatic problems was evaluated to contribute to the improvement of the care for these patients. Methods: : A randomised controlled trial (RCT) design was used. A total of 104 patients (75%) agreed to take part in...
article 2008
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), van Rhenen, W. (author), Schaufeli, W.B. (author), van Dijk, F.J.H. (author), Blonk, R.W.B. (author)
Objectives: The aim of this study is to examine the role of coping styles in sickness absence. In line with findings that contrast the reactive-passive focused strategies, problem-solving strategies are generally associated with positive results in terms of well-being and overall health outcomes; our hypothesis is that such strategies are...
article 2008
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van der Pal, S.M. (author), Maguire, C. (author), le Cessie, S. (author), Wit, J. (author), Walther, F. (author), Bruil, J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Aim: Developmental care has gained increased attention in the individualized care for preterm infants. This study was designed to explore the effect of a basic form of developmental care and the more extended Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP) on parental stress, confidence and perceived nursing support....
article 2007
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Bongers, P.M. (author), IJmker, S. (author), van den Heuvel, S. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Work related neck and upper limb symptoms have a multi-factorial origin. Possible risk factors are of a physical, psychosocial or personal origin. These factors can reinforce each other and their influence can also be mediated by cultural or societal factors. Initially, most research on neck and upper limb symptoms focused on work-related...
article 2006
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van Exel, N.J.A. (author), Koopmanschap, M.A. (author), van den Berg, B. (author), Brouwer, W.B.F. (author), van den Bos, G.A.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Background: We assessed the objective and subjective burden of caregiving for stroke patients and investigated which characteristics of the patient, the informal caregiver and the objective burden contribute most to subjective burden and to the condition of feeling substantially burdened. Methods: We studied a sample of 151 stroke survivors and...
article 2005
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), Riese, H. (author), van Doornen, L.J.P. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), de Geus, E.J.C. (author)
Objective. This study examined the effects of exposure to job strain on independent predictors of cardiovascular disease (ambulatory blood pressure, heart rate, and heart rate variability). Methods. The participants comprised a homogeneous group of 159 healthy female nurses [mean age 35.9 (SD 8.5) years]. The choice of this population minimized...
article 2004
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), Boonen, A. (author), van der Heijde, D. (author), Landewé, R. (author), Chorus, A. (author), van Lankveld, W. (author), Miedema, H. (author), van der Tempel, H. (author), van der Linden, S. (author)
Objective: To determine whether avoidant coping in ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is independent of disease status and whether it is stable over time. Methods: 658 patients with AS completed a postal questionnaire on health status, including pain and stiffness (BASDAI), physical function (BASFI), and coping (CORS). In CORS, "decreasing activities...
article 2004
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Proper, K.I. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Background: An individual's current status of physical activity and nutrition and readiness to change can be determined using PACE assessment forms. Practitioners have suggested that feedback on the fitness and health components can produce a change in a subject's awareness of their behaviour and thereby lead to a beneficial change in stage of...
article 2003
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Chorus, A.M.J. (author), Miedema, H.S. (author), Boonen, A. (author), van der Linden, S. (author)
Objective: To investigate the relationship between work and quality of life (QOL) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and ankylosing spondylitis (AS) aged 16-59. Methods: 1056 patients with RA and 658 with AS were included in the study. Data were obtained by postal questionnaire, which included severa generic and disease related QOL...
article 2003
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TNO Arbeid (author), Weiss, J.J. (author), Mulder, C.L. (author), Antoni, M.H. (author), Vroome, E.M.M.de (author), Garssen, B. (author), Goodkin, K. (author)
Background: This study compared the effects of a supportive-expressive group intervention (GI) with an educational control condition (EC) on long-term psychosocial adjustment in gay men with HIV infection. Method: Subjects (n = 85) were randomized after stratification for disease stage and use of antiretroviral medication. GI consisted of 4...
article 2003
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Chorus, A.M.J. (author), Boonen, A. (author), Miedema, H.S. (author), van der Linden, S. (author)
Objectives: To assess the labour market position of patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) in relation to disease duration and to identify potential factors in relation to withdrawal from the labour force. Methods: A cross sectional mail survey was conducted among 658 patients with AS. Participation in the labour force was defined as having a...
article 2002
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), Boonen, A. (author), Chorus, A. (author), Miedema, H. (author), van der Heijde, D. (author), Landewe, R. (author), Schouten, H. (author), van der Tempel, H. (author), van der Linden, S. (author)
Objective - To investigate withdrawal from the labour force because of inability to work owing to ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and to determine the characteristics of patients with no job because of work disability attributable to AS. Methods - A postal questionnaire was sent to 709 patients with AS aged 16-60 years followed up by a...
article 2001
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Chorus, A.M.J. (author), Miedema, H.S. (author), Wevers, C.W.J. (author), van der Linden, S. (author)
Objective - To assess separate and combined effects of work factors and behavioural coping in relation to withdrawal from the labour force among patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Methods - A cross sectional study was conducted in a Dutch nationwide random sample of 720 patients with RA. Information about work factors and behavioural...
article 2001
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Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Kraaimaat, F.W. (author), Odding, E. (author), Bijlsma, J.W.J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. To investigate the use of pain coping strategies by community-living older people with pain in the hip or knee and the mediating role of coping with pain in the relationship between the chronicity of pain and physical disability. Methods. A group of 157 people with pain 'in the last month' was identified. Coping with pain was assessed...
article 1998
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Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Kraaimaat, F.W. (author), Bijlsma, J.W.J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
This study examines the quality of life (QOL) of community living elderly people aged 55-74 with chronic, episodic or sporadic pain in the hip or knee and of a reference group without pain (total n = 306). Firstly, it was hypothesized that the experienced QOL is lower in people with more chronic pain. Secondly, the potential mediating and...
article 1997
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