M R Visser

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Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc A 'short walk' is longer before radiotherapy than afterwards: a qualitative study questioning the baseline and follow-up design
    Elsbeth F Taminiau-Bloem
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:69. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Methods to detect response shift in quality of life data: a convergent validity study
    Mechteld R M Visser
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 14:629-39. 2005
  3. pmc Stress, satisfaction and burnout among Dutch medical specialists
    Mechteld R M Visser
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    CMAJ 168:271-5. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Fatigue, depression and quality of life in cancer patients: how are they related?
    M R Visser
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Support Care Cancer 6:101-8. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Understanding the level of fatigue in cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy
    E M Smets
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 45:277-93. 1998
  6. pmc Fatigue and radiotherapy: (B) experience in patients 9 months following treatment
    E M Smets
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 78:907-12. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint The Roter Interaction Analysis System (RIAS) in oncological consultations: psychometric properties
    L M Ong
    Academic Medical Center, Department of Medical Psychology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 7:387-401. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Cancer patients' coping styles and doctor-patient communication
    L M Ong
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 8:155-66. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of providing cancer patients with the audiotaped initial consultation on satisfaction, recall, and quality of life: a randomized, double-blind study
    L M Ong
    Department of Medical Psychology, Department of Obstetrics Gynaecology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 18:3052-60. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Revealing response shift in longitudinal research on fatigue--the use of the thentest approach
    M A Sprangers
    Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Oncol 38:709-18. 1999

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Publications19

  1. pmc A 'short walk' is longer before radiotherapy than afterwards: a qualitative study questioning the baseline and follow-up design
    Elsbeth F Taminiau-Bloem
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:69. 2010
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  2. ncbi request reprint Methods to detect response shift in quality of life data: a convergent validity study
    Mechteld R M Visser
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 14:629-39. 2005
    ..The convergent results of thentest and SEM support their validity, especially because they use statistically independent operationalizations of response shift. In this study, recall bias did not invalidate thentest results...
  3. pmc Stress, satisfaction and burnout among Dutch medical specialists
    Mechteld R M Visser
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    CMAJ 168:271-5. 2003
    ..In this study we investigated (a) levels of job stress and job satisfaction among medical specialists, (b) factors contributing to stress and satisfaction and (c) the effect of stress and satisfaction on burnout...
  4. ncbi request reprint Fatigue, depression and quality of life in cancer patients: how are they related?
    M R Visser
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Support Care Cancer 6:101-8. 1998
    ..Fatigue is not a valid criterion for depression in these patients. Nor is there a strong cause-and-effect relationship. Both depression and physical fatigue are relevant to patients' quality of life...
  5. ncbi request reprint Understanding the level of fatigue in cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy
    E M Smets
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 45:277-93. 1998
    ..Factors that contribute to the patient's physical condition before starting radiotherapy and to his/her perception of burden need to be addressed to further our understanding of their fatigue...
  6. pmc Fatigue and radiotherapy: (B) experience in patients 9 months following treatment
    E M Smets
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 78:907-12. 1998
    ..The significant associations between fatigue and both psychological and physical variables demonstrate the complex aetiology of this symptom in patients and point out the necessity of a multidisciplinary approach for its treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint The Roter Interaction Analysis System (RIAS) in oncological consultations: psychometric properties
    L M Ong
    Academic Medical Center, Department of Medical Psychology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 7:387-401. 1998
    ..To conclude, the psychometric properties of the RIAS are satisfactory in an oncological setting...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cancer patients' coping styles and doctor-patient communication
    L M Ong
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 8:155-66. 1999
    ..Also, cancer patients' coping styles are not related to other personal and disease characteristics. Further, a monitoring style seems to have an impact on patients' question-asking and dominance during the oncological consultation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of providing cancer patients with the audiotaped initial consultation on satisfaction, recall, and quality of life: a randomized, double-blind study
    L M Ong
    Department of Medical Psychology, Department of Obstetrics Gynaecology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 18:3052-60. 2000
    ..By means of a randomized double-blind study, the effect of providing taped initial consultations on cancer patients' satisfaction, recall, and quality of life was investigated...
  10. ncbi request reprint Revealing response shift in longitudinal research on fatigue--the use of the thentest approach
    M A Sprangers
    Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Oncol 38:709-18. 1999
    ..Since response shift may adversely affect the results of self-reported outcomes in clinical trials or other longitudinal research, further research is very much needed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Doctor-patient communication and cancer patients' quality of life and satisfaction
    L M Ong
    Academic Medical Center, Department of Medical Psychology J4 408, Meibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 41:145-56. 2000
    ..The affective quality of the consultation seems to be the most important factor in determining these outcomes...
  12. pmc Fatigue and radiotherapy: (A) experience in patients undergoing treatment
    E M Smets
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 78:899-906. 1998
    ..Fatigue in disease-free patients 9 months after treatment is described in paper (B) in this issue...
  13. ncbi request reprint Hirschsprung's disease: healthcare meets the needs
    Esther E Hartman
    Paediatric Surgical Centre of Amsterdam, Emma Children s Hospital AMC, VUMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Surg 41:1420-4. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in newly diagnosed cancer patients waiting for surgery is seriously impaired
    Mechteld R M Visser
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Centre, Meibergdreef 15, 1105AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Surg Oncol 93:571-7. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Anorectal malformations: does healthcare meet the needs?
    Esther E Hartman
    Pediatric Surgical Centre of Amsterdam Emma Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Centre University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 41:210-5. 2005
    ..The second aim was to evaluate specific areas in the healthcare system, including provided information, transfer from pediatric to adult care, and satisfaction with the provided care...
  16. ncbi request reprint An application of structural equation modeling to detect response shifts and true change in quality of life data from cancer patients undergoing invasive surgery
    Frans J Oort
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 14:599-609. 2005
    ..The structural equation modeling approach was found to be useful in detecting response shift effects. The extent to which the procedure is guided by subjective decisions is discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in physician burnout in the United States and The Netherlands
    Mark Linzer
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 57:191-3. 2002
    ..to determine if there are sex differences in physician burnout in the Netherlands and, if not, to explore why they are present in the United States...
  18. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after colon interposition by necessity for esophageal cancer replacement
    Huib A Cense
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Surg Oncol 88:32-38. 2004
    ..The results were compared with previously published data of patients after esophageal cancer resection and gastric tube reconstruction...
  19. pmc The need for a prophylactic gastrojejunostomy for unresectable periampullary cancer: a prospective randomized multicenter trial with special focus on assessment of quality of life
    N Tjarda Van Heek
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg 238:894-902; discussion 902-5. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effect of a prophylactic gastrojejunostomy on the development of gastric outlet obstruction and quality of life in patients with unresectable periampullary cancer found during explorative laparotomy...