Anja Visser

Summary

Affiliation: Helen Dowling Institute
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Changes in health-related quality of life of men with prostate cancer 3 months after diagnosis: the role of psychosocial factors and comparisment with benign prostate hyperplasia patients
    Adriaan Visser
    Helen Dowling Institute, P O Box 85061, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 49:225-32. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Education of creative art therapy to cancer patients: evaluation and effects
    Adriaan Visser
    Helen Dowling Institute, Centre for Psycho Oncology, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Cancer Educ 23:80-4. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Spirituality and well-being in cancer patients: a review
    Anja Visser
    Helen Dowling Institute, Centre for Psycho Oncology, Ultrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 19:565-72. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical decision-making at the end of life: the role of the patient's wish
    Adriaan Visser
    Helen Dowling Institute, P O Box 85061, 3508 AB, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 50:263-4. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Mindfulness-based stress reduction training for oncology patients: patients' appraisal and changes in well-being
    Arenda Kieviet-Stijnen
    Helen Dowling Institute, Center for Psycho oncology, P O Box 85061, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 72:436-42. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of haptotherapy for patients with cancer treated with chemotherapy at a day clinic
    Machteld van den Berg
    Helen Dowling Institute, Center for Psycho oncology, P O Box 85061, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 60:336-43. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Determinants of participation in social support groups for prostate cancer patients
    Bert Voerman
    Helen Dowling Institute, Center for Psycho oncology, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 16:1092-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in Dutch men with prostate cancer
    Bert Voerman
    Helen Dowling Institute for Psycho oncology, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosoc Oncol 24:49-64. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Treatment decision making in prostate cancer: patients' participation in complex decisions
    Maarten Fischer
    Helen Dowling Institute, Center for Psycho oncology HDI, Rubenslaan 190, 3582 JJ Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 63:308-13. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Patient evaluation of end-of-life care
    Elsbeth de Vogel-Voogt
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of Public Health, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Palliat Med 21:243-8. 2007

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Changes in health-related quality of life of men with prostate cancer 3 months after diagnosis: the role of psychosocial factors and comparisment with benign prostate hyperplasia patients
    Adriaan Visser
    Helen Dowling Institute, P O Box 85061, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 49:225-32. 2003
    ..The psychosocial factors contribute only marginal to the changes in quality of life. Conclusions are drawn concerning the need and the content of psychosocial support and education for prostate cancer patients...
  2. doi request reprint Education of creative art therapy to cancer patients: evaluation and effects
    Adriaan Visser
    Helen Dowling Institute, Centre for Psycho Oncology, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Cancer Educ 23:80-4. 2008
    ..The course Cancer and Creative Art offers cancer patients the possibility to cope with their illness through creativity and self-expression...
  3. doi request reprint Spirituality and well-being in cancer patients: a review
    Anja Visser
    Helen Dowling Institute, Centre for Psycho Oncology, Ultrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 19:565-72. 2010
    ..The present literature review summarizes the research findings on the relationship between spirituality and emotional well-being. Special attention is given to the strength of the research findings...
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical decision-making at the end of life: the role of the patient's wish
    Adriaan Visser
    Helen Dowling Institute, P O Box 85061, 3508 AB, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 50:263-4. 2003
    ..No decisions about physician-assisted death were made. The study shows that medical end-of-life decisions are commonly shared between the involved caregivers and the patients...
  5. doi request reprint Mindfulness-based stress reduction training for oncology patients: patients' appraisal and changes in well-being
    Arenda Kieviet-Stijnen
    Helen Dowling Institute, Center for Psycho oncology, P O Box 85061, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 72:436-42. 2008
    ..This study explores satisfaction and changes in well-being in cancer patients following mindfulness-based stress reduction training...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of haptotherapy for patients with cancer treated with chemotherapy at a day clinic
    Machteld van den Berg
    Helen Dowling Institute, Center for Psycho oncology, P O Box 85061, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 60:336-43. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate a haptotherapeutic treatment and its effects on the perceived well-being of patients with cancer treated with chemotherapy in day care...
  7. ncbi request reprint Determinants of participation in social support groups for prostate cancer patients
    Bert Voerman
    Helen Dowling Institute, Center for Psycho oncology, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 16:1092-9. 2007
    ..The factors studied are background variables, medical variables, psychosocial variables and attitude, social norms and perceived control...
  8. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in Dutch men with prostate cancer
    Bert Voerman
    Helen Dowling Institute for Psycho oncology, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosoc Oncol 24:49-64. 2006
    ..In hormonal therapy, men who are diagnosed longer than two years ago report a worse cognitive functioning and more burdens from urinary problems...
  9. ncbi request reprint Treatment decision making in prostate cancer: patients' participation in complex decisions
    Maarten Fischer
    Helen Dowling Institute, Center for Psycho oncology HDI, Rubenslaan 190, 3582 JJ Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 63:308-13. 2006
    ..2) To determine whether perceived roles during TDM were associated with medical and sociodemographic variables. (3) To examine to what extent satisfaction with TDM was related to perceived role or medical and sociodemographic variables...
  10. ncbi request reprint Patient evaluation of end-of-life care
    Elsbeth de Vogel-Voogt
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of Public Health, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Palliat Med 21:243-8. 2007
    ..We conclude that comprehensive and interdisciplinary end-of-life care may address patients' needs, but that it simultaneously is a challenge to optimal communication among disciplines and between caregivers and the patient...
  11. doi request reprint Presence, communication and treatment of fatigue and pain complaints in incurable cancer patients
    Susan Collins
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 72:102-8. 2008
    ..This study describes the experiences of fatigue and pain in incurable cancer patients and the treatment they receive...
  12. ncbi request reprint The relevance of social comparison processes for prevention and health care
    Bram P Buunk
    Patient Educ Couns 47:1-3. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint Considerations of healthcare professionals in medical decision-making about treatment for clinical end-stage cancer patients
    Anna F van Leeuwen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pain Symptom Manage 28:351-5. 2004
    ..When healthcare professionals establish that a decision would be medically appropriate, the patient's wish will often be an important consideration...
  14. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and educational aspects in prostate cancer patients
    Adriaan Visser
    Patient Educ Couns 49:203-6. 2003
    ..Conclusions are presented on neglected research areas in psychosocial and educational aspects of living with prostate cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Development of a questionnaire to evaluate the information needs of cancer patients: the EORTC questionnaire
    Juan Ignacio Arraras
    Oncology Department, Hospital of Navarre, Irunlarrea 3, 31008, Pamplona, Spain
    Patient Educ Couns 54:235-41. 2004
    ..All these steps have been carried out in different countries and have been approved by the EORTC QLG...
  16. ncbi request reprint Creative writing in health care: a branch of complementary medicine
    Fiona Sampson
    Patient Educ Couns 57:1-4. 2005
  17. ncbi request reprint Shared decision making
    Theo Schofield
    Oxford University, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 50:229-30. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Improving quality of life in diabetes: how effective is education?
    Frank J Snoek
    Department of Medical Psychology, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 51:1-3. 2003
  19. ncbi request reprint Health promotion in a multicultural society
    Toon Voorham
    Patient Educ Couns 51:97-8. 2003
  20. ncbi request reprint From primary care interventions to classical communication studies: papers from the EACH 2006 conference
    Wolf Langewitz
    Patient Educ Couns 67:241-5. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint Patient education in Western European hospitals: a comparison of the Netherlands, Flanders and England
    Akke Albada
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 66:4-10. 2007
    ..This research describes the organization of patient education in hospitals and the conditions that influence this in the Netherlands, Flanders and England...
  22. ncbi request reprint Managing COPD: no more nihilism!
    Job van der Palen
    Patient Educ Couns 52:221-3. 2004
    ..With the availability of all the treatment and management options, described in this special issue, a nihilistic attitude toward the patient with COPD is no longer justified...
  23. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine: whose responsibility?
    Martine Busch
    Patient Educ Couns 53:1-3. 2004
  24. ncbi request reprint Decisions on women's health: menopause and hormone replacement therapy
    Adriaan Visser
    Patient Educ Couns 53:119. 2004
  25. ncbi request reprint Building bridges in health care: an impression of the 2004 EACH Bruges Conference
    Jo Goedhuys
    Patient Educ Couns 60:263-6. 2006
  26. ncbi request reprint Intercultural doctor-patient relational outcomes: need more to be studied
    Marc Bruijnzeels
    Patient Educ Couns 57:151-2. 2005
  27. ncbi request reprint Implementing shared decision making in diverse health care systems: the role of patient decision aids
    Annette M O'Connor
    Patient Educ Couns 57:247-9. 2005