Jozien Bensing

Summary

Affiliation: Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bridging the gap. The separate worlds of evidence-based medicine and patient-centered medicine
    J Bensing
    NIVEL University Utrecht, Faculty of Social Sciences, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 39:17-25. 2000
  2. pmc Effects of a pre-visit educational website on information recall and needs fulfilment in breast cancer genetic counselling, a randomized controlled trial
    Akke Albada
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Otterstraat 118 124, Utrecht, 3500 BN, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R37. 2012
  3. pmc Patients' views on changes in doctor-patient communication between 1982 and 2001: a mixed-methods study
    Ligaya Butalid
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500, BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 13:80. 2012
  4. doi request reprint What patients want
    Jozien Bensing
    NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 90:287-90. 2013
  5. pmc Outcomes for depression and anxiety in primary care and details of treatment: a naturalistic longitudinal study
    Marijn A Prins
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Postbus 1568, Utrecht, 3500 BN, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 11:180. 2011
  6. pmc Young patients', parents', and survivors' communication preferences in paediatric oncology: results of online focus groups
    Marieke Zwaanswijk
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P, O, Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 7:35. 2007
  7. pmc Older cancer patients' information and support needs surrounding treatment: An evaluation through the eyes of patients, relatives and professionals
    Elise R Posma
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Nurs 8:1. 2009
  8. pmc Online focus groups as a tool to collect data in hard-to-include populations: examples from paediatric oncology
    Kiek Tates
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:15. 2009
  9. pmc Patient risk profiles and practice variation in nonadherence to antidepressants, antihypertensives and oral hypoglycemics
    Liset van Dijk
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:51. 2007
  10. pmc Does burnout among doctors affect their involvement in patients' mental health problems? A study of videotaped consultations
    Else M Zantinge
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 10:60. 2009

Detail Information

Publications98

  1. ncbi request reprint Bridging the gap. The separate worlds of evidence-based medicine and patient-centered medicine
    J Bensing
    NIVEL University Utrecht, Faculty of Social Sciences, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 39:17-25. 2000
    ..Developments within both paradigms can benefit from interchanging ideas and principles from which eventually medical care will benefit. In this process a key role is foreseen for communication and communication research...
  2. pmc Effects of a pre-visit educational website on information recall and needs fulfilment in breast cancer genetic counselling, a randomized controlled trial
    Akke Albada
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Otterstraat 118 124, Utrecht, 3500 BN, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R37. 2012
    ..This study assessed the effects of a pre-visit website with tailored information and question prompt sheet (QPS), named E-info geneca...
  3. pmc Patients' views on changes in doctor-patient communication between 1982 and 2001: a mixed-methods study
    Ligaya Butalid
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500, BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 13:80. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to examine whether analogue patients (lay people judging videotaped consultations) perceive shifts in the quality of doctor-patient communication over a twenty-year period...
  4. doi request reprint What patients want
    Jozien Bensing
    NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 90:287-90. 2013
    ..This Special Issue aims to bring together ongoing research and reflections about the quality of health care communication from the patients' own perspective. In short: what do patients want?..
  5. pmc Outcomes for depression and anxiety in primary care and details of treatment: a naturalistic longitudinal study
    Marijn A Prins
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Postbus 1568, Utrecht, 3500 BN, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 11:180. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Young patients', parents', and survivors' communication preferences in paediatric oncology: results of online focus groups
    Marieke Zwaanswijk
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P, O, Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 7:35. 2007
    ..It is not clear to what extent this mirrors patients' and parents' preferences. This study investigated communication preferences of childhood cancer patients, parents, and survivors of childhood cancer...
  7. pmc Older cancer patients' information and support needs surrounding treatment: An evaluation through the eyes of patients, relatives and professionals
    Elise R Posma
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Nurs 8:1. 2009
    ..To adapt to specific information needs, communication training for nurses and the use of aids such as a question prompt sheet could be useful tools...
  8. pmc Online focus groups as a tool to collect data in hard-to-include populations: examples from paediatric oncology
    Kiek Tates
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:15. 2009
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe and evaluate the methodology of online focus group discussions within the setting of paediatric oncology...
  9. pmc Patient risk profiles and practice variation in nonadherence to antidepressants, antihypertensives and oral hypoglycemics
    Liset van Dijk
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:51. 2007
    ..An additional objective is to explore differences in nonadherence among patients from different general practices...
  10. pmc Does burnout among doctors affect their involvement in patients' mental health problems? A study of videotaped consultations
    Else M Zantinge
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 10:60. 2009
    ..This may result in less psychological evaluations of patients' complaints...
  11. pmc Does the attention General Practitioners pay to their patients' mental health problems add to their workload? A cross sectional national survey
    Else M Zantinge
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 7:71. 2006
    ..Therefore we investigated the following: Is the attention GPs pay to their patients' mental health problems related to their subjective and objective workload?..
  12. ncbi request reprint Communication in context: new directions in communication research
    Jozien Bensing
    NIVEL, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 50:27-32. 2003
    ..Eventually, a broader context view will bridge the existing gap between theory and practice...
  13. ncbi request reprint Doing the right thing and doing it right: toward a framework for assessing the policy relevance of health services research
    Jozien M Bensing
    Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research, NIVEL, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 19:604-12. 2003
    ..However, there is no generally accepted framework in which criteria to assess societal relevance are defined...
  14. pmc Shifts in doctor-patient communication between 1986 and 2002: a study of videotaped general practice consultations with hypertension patients
    Jozien M Bensing
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 7:62. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Patient education in The Netherlands
    J M Bensing
    Department of Health Psychology, Netherlands Institute of Primary Care NIVEL, University of Utrecht, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 44:15-22. 2001
    ..Finally, the future policy topics in the Dutch patient education are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Somatisation: a joint responsibility of doctor and patient
    J M Bensing
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, 3500 BN Utrecht, Netherlands
    Lancet 367:452-4. 2006
  17. doi request reprint The silent healer: the role of communication in placebo effects
    Jozien M Bensing
    Faculty of Social and Behavioural Science, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 80:293-9. 2010
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in fatigue: biopsychosocial factors relating to fatigue in men and women
    J M Bensing
    The Netherlands Institute of Primary Health Care NIVEL, Utrecht
    Med Care 37:1078-83. 1999
    ..Fatigue is a common problem, which is found more frequently among women than men. To date, neither the etiology of fatigue nor the factors that explain the gender difference in its incidence are still fully understood...
  19. doi request reprint How to make the medical consultation more successful from a patient's perspective? Tips for doctors and patients from lay people in the United Kingdom, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands
    Jozien M Bensing
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 84:287-93. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to generate empirically based 'tips' from lay people on how medical consultations could become more successful from a patient perspective...
  20. doi request reprint Looking for trouble: the added value of sequence analysis in finding evidence for the role of physicians in patients' disclosure of cues and concerns
    Jozien M Bensing
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Med Care 48:583-8. 2010
    ..Sequence analysis can show the immediate effects of physician communication behaviors...
  21. ncbi request reprint Do gender-dyads have different communication patterns? A comparative study in Western-European general practices
    Atie van den Brink-Muinen
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute of Primary Health, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 48:253-64. 2002
    ..It is important to take into consideration differences between gender-dyads and between countries when studying gender effects on communication across countries or when comparing studies performed in different countries...
  22. pmc Raising positive expectations helps patients with minor ailments: a cross-sectional study
    Thijs Fassaert
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 9:38. 2008
    ..This study examines to what extent GPs display both strategies during consultations for minor ailments and investigates how each of these relate to the patients' perceived health, consultation frequency and medication adherence...
  23. ncbi request reprint Communicating fatigue in general practice and the role of gender
    Ludwien Meeuwesen
    Department of General Social Sciences, Research Institute for Psychology and Health, Utrecht University, PO Box 80 140, 3508 TC, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 48:233-42. 2002
    ..Female GPs were more affective than their male colleagues, and they used gender-specific communication strategies to explore the patient's agenda. It seems necessary to use a gender-sensitive approach in communication research...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Five years of EACH (European Association for Communication in Healthcare)
    Sandra van Dulmen
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 62:379-84. 2006
    ..To comply with these increasing demands, EACH invites new persons to become a member of one of the recently launched committees in the area of research, teaching and publishing...
  26. doi request reprint The effects of physicians' affect-oriented communication style and raising expectations on analogue patients' anxiety, affect and expectancies
    William Verheul
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 80:300-6. 2010
    ..We assessed the relative effects of physicians' affect-oriented communication style and raising expectations on patients' affective state and outcome expectancies...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a self-management intervention in patients with screen-detected type 2 diabetes
    Bart Thoolen
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Utrecht University, P O Box 80 140, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 30:2832-7. 2007
    ..To examine the effectiveness of a theory-driven self-management course in reducing cardiovascular risk in patients with screen-detected type 2 diabetes, taking ongoing medical treatment into account...
  28. pmc Furthering patient adherence: a position paper of the international expert forum on patient adherence based on an internet forum discussion
    Sandra van Dulmen
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:47. 2008
    ..The objective of the present project was to find out to what extent adherence experts consider this agenda relevant and feasible...
  29. ncbi request reprint Who participates in diabetes self-management interventions?: Issues of recruitment and retainment
    Bart Thoolen
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Utrecht University, PO Box 80 140, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Educ 33:465-74. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine reasons for nonparticipation and drop out in a diabetes self-management intervention...
  30. ncbi request reprint Patient education about treatment in cancer care: an overview of the literature on older patients' needs
    Jesse Jansen
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Nurs 30:251-60. 2007
    ..Research is needed that explicitly investigates these needs and the influence of age-related changes in cognitive, physical, and psychosocial functioning...
  31. ncbi request reprint The impact of assessing simulated bad news consultations on medical students' stress response and communication performance
    Sandra van Dulmen
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:943-50. 2007
    ..However, the heart rate appeared to diminish the more often the students had reassured the patient. These findings suggest that in evaluating students' communication performance there is a need to take their stress levels into account...
  32. doi request reprint The costs of guideline-concordant care and of care according to patients' needs in anxiety and depression
    Marijn Prins
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Eval Clin Pract 17:537-46. 2011
    ..To describe the direct and indirect costs for people with anxiety and depressive disorders where guidelines are adhered to and patients' perceived needs are fully met...
  33. ncbi request reprint Active listening in medical consultations: development of the Active Listening Observation Scale (ALOS-global)
    Thijs Fassaert
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 68:258-64. 2007
    ..This paper describes the development of the Active Listening Observation Scale (ALOS-global), an observation instrument measuring active listening and its validation in a sample of general practice consultations for minor ailments...
  34. doi request reprint Beyond good intentions: The role of proactive coping in achieving sustained behavioural change in the context of diabetes management
    Bart Johan Thoolen
    Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, 3508 TC, The Netherlands
    Psychol Health 24:237-54. 2009
    ..Proactive coping thus offers new insights into behavioural maintenance theory and can be used to develop effective self-management interventions...
  35. ncbi request reprint Interventions to improve recall of medical information in cancer patients: a systematic review of the literature
    Nienke van der Meulen
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 17:857-68. 2008
    ..Further research needs to be done to establish robust results...
  36. ncbi request reprint Perceived genetic knowledge, attitudes towards genetic testing, and the relationship between these among patients with a chronic disease
    Mattijn Morren
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 65:197-204. 2007
    ..This study examined the genetic knowledge and attitudes of patients with chronic diseases, and the relationship between both. In addition, patients were asked about their preferred source of genetic information...
  37. pmc Perceived need for mental health care and barriers to care in the Netherlands and Australia
    Marijn Prins
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:1033-44. 2011
    ..This study of Australian and Dutch people with anxiety or depressive disorder aims to examine people's perceived needs and barriers to care, and to identify possible similarities and differences...
  38. ncbi request reprint Recall in older cancer patients: measuring memory for medical information
    Jesse Jansen
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Gerontologist 48:149-57. 2008
    ..Our purpose in this study was to investigate older cancer patients' recall of information after patient education preceding chemotherapy...
  39. doi request reprint Compliance with momentary pain measurement using electronic diaries: a systematic review
    Mattijn Morren
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pain 13:354-65. 2009
    ..Finally, authors should mention whether they report on data that has also been used in previous studies...
  40. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and attitudes towards genetic testing: a two year follow-up study in patients with asthma, diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease
    Hiske Calsbeek
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Genet Couns 16:493-504. 2007
    ..The finding that more perceived social genetic knowledge results in more reluctance can be considered an indicator for the necessity of social debates on genetic testing...
  41. ncbi request reprint Beyond Good Intentions: the development and evaluation of a proactive self-management course for patients recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes
    Bart Thoolen
    Department of Health Psychology, Utrecht University, PO Box 80140, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 23:53-61. 2008
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Communication in general practice: differences between European countries
    A van den Brink-Muinen
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 20:478-85. 2003
    ..Knowledge of the influence of these characteristics on doctor-patient communication will be important for setting European health care policies...
  43. pmc Communication in cancer genetic counselling: does it reflect counselees' previsit needs and preferences?
    A H Pieterse
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 92:1671-8. 2005
    ..New counselees may be helped by receiving more information on the counselling procedure prior to their visit, and may be advised to prepare the visit more thoroughly so as to help them verbalise more their queries during the visit...
  44. ncbi request reprint Unexplained severe chronic pain in general practice
    J J Kerssens
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pain 6:203-12. 2002
    ..Secondly, our inclusion criteria focused the attention of very severe chronic pain patients, and thirdly, we have defined 'chronic' as more than 6 months, while others have been using shorter time spans...
  45. ncbi request reprint The role of communication in nursing care for elderly people: a review of the literature
    W M Caris-Verhallen
    Department of Nursing and Caring Research, Netherlands Institute of Primary Health Care, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Adv Nurs 25:915-33. 1997
    ..There still is, however, a lack of observation instruments to do justice to the interactive nature of nurse-patient communication. Special attention should be paid to reliability and validity...
  46. ncbi request reprint Communication skills of nurses during interactions with simulated cancer patients
    I P Kruijver
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Adv Nurs 34:772-9. 2001
    ..In this paper the balance of affective and instrumental communication employed by nurses during the admission interview with recently diagnosed cancer patients was investigated...
  47. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of communication training programs in nursing care: a review of the literature
    I P Kruijver
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute of Primary Health Care, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 39:129-45. 2000
    ..Finally, the majority of the studies had a weak design. The use of experimental research designs should be pursued in future studies in order to eliminate the influence of confounding variables...
  48. ncbi request reprint Doctor-patient communication in different European health care systems: relevance and performance from the patients' perspective
    A van den Brink-Muinen
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute of Primary Health Care, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 39:115-27. 2000
    ..Discrepancies between relevance and performance were apparent, especially with respect to biomedical aspects. The implications for health policy and for general practitioners are discussed...
  49. ncbi request reprint Effects of video interaction analysis training on nurse-patient communication in the care of the elderly
    W M Caris-Verhallen
    Department of Nursing and Caring Research, Netherlands Institute of Primary Health Care, NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 39:91-103. 2000
    ..Further research, incorporating a randomized controlled design and larger sample sizes, is recommended to determine whether the results can be attributed to this specific type of training...
  50. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in gynecologist communication
    A M van Dulmen
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute of Primary Health Care, Utrecht
    Women Health 30:49-61. 2000
    ..Either the duration of the medical education or the type of statistical analysis may account for this lack of gender differences...
  51. ncbi request reprint Factors related to nurse communication with elderly people
    W M Caris-Verhallen
    Department of Nursing and Caring Research, Netherlands Institute of Primary Health Care, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Adv Nurs 30:1106-17. 1999
    ..Patient characteristics such as age, gender and subjective state of health appeared to play a minor role in the way nurses communicate...
  52. ncbi request reprint Nurse-elderly patient communication in home care and institutional care: an explorative study
    W M Caris-Verhallen
    Department of Nursing and Caring Research, Netherlands Institute of Primary Health Care NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 35:95-108. 1998
    ..Compared with the home for the elderly, communication was more task-related in home care...
  53. ncbi request reprint Non-verbal behaviour in nurse-elderly patient communication
    W M Caris-Verhallen
    Department of Nursing and Caring Research, Netherlands Institute of Primary Health Care NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Adv Nurs 29:808-18. 1999
    ..Compared to nurses in the community, nurses in the home for the elderly more often display non-verbal behaviours such as patient-directed gaze and affective touch...
  54. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of chronic benign pain disorder among adults: a review of the literature
    P F Verhaak
    Netherlands Institute of Primary Care, Utrecht
    Pain 77:231-9. 1998
    ..Nor method used (telephone survey, postal survey, nor definition of chronicity (>1 month; >3 months; >6 months) clearly explained the differences in prevalence in the various studies. Implications for future research are discussed...
  55. pmc Patient adherence to medical treatment: a review of reviews
    Sandra van Dulmen
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:55. 2007
    ..A new and promising way could be to review the existing reviews of adherence to interventions and identify the underlying theories for effective interventions. That is the aim of our study...
  56. ncbi request reprint Does optimism affect symptom report in chronic disease? What are its consequences for self-care behaviour and physical functioning?
    Denise de Ridder
    Department of Health Psychology, Utrecht University, PO Box 80140, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 56:341-50. 2004
    ....
  57. 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...
  58. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in persistent fatigue
    J van Mens-Verhulst
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Women Health 26:51-70. 1997
    ..Future research should focus on the gender-specificity of the factors that lead to the development of persistent fatigue...
  59. ncbi request reprint Doctor-parent-child relationships: a 'pas de trois'
    Kiek Tates
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 48:5-14. 2002
    ..The results are discussed from a pedagogical perspective, and implications for medical practice are formulated...
  60. ncbi request reprint Introduction. Sequence analysis of patient-provider interaction
    Jozien Bensing
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 12:78-80. 2003
  61. ncbi request reprint QUOTE-gene(ca): development of a counselee-centered instrument to measure needs and preferences in genetic counseling for hereditary cancer
    Arwen Pieterse
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, Netherlands
    Psychooncology 14:361-75. 2005
    ..Increasing insight into individual needs may help counselors in better addressing these concerns, potentially increasing the likelihood of successful counseling...
  62. doi request reprint When cure is no option: How explicit and hopeful can information be given? A qualitative study in breast cancer
    Liesbeth van Vliet
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 90:315-22. 2013
    ..To investigate how oncologists can balance explicit with general and realistic with hopeful information when discussing various topics at the transition from curative to palliative care in breast cancer...
  63. doi request reprint Reasons and determinants for not receiving treatment for common mental disorders
    Ilse van Beljouw
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychiatr Serv 61:250-7. 2010
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Manipulation of patient-provider interaction: discussing illness representations or action plans concerning adherence
    Nicolet C M Theunissen
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, Utrecht 3500 BN, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 51:247-58. 2003
    ..It is concluded that the study provided GPs with a tool to discuss illness representations and actions plan of patients with hypertension. Implications for the management of hypertension adherence in primary care are discussed...
  65. ncbi request reprint Help seeking for emotional and behavioural problems in children and adolescents: a review of recent literature
    Marieke Zwaanswijk
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 12:153-61. 2003
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with adolescent mental health service need and utilization
    Marieke Zwaanswijk
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:692-700. 2003
    ..To determine the association of parent, family, and adolescent variables with adolescent mental health service need and utilization...
  67. doi request reprint Health beliefs and perceived need for mental health care of anxiety and depression--the patients' perspective explored
    Marijn A Prins
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:1038-58. 2008
    ..More research is required into the specific needs of anxiety and depression patients. Open communication between patient and provider could lead to valuable improvements in treatment...
  68. pmc Communication patterns of primary care physicians in the United States and the Netherlands
    Jozien M Bensing
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute of Primary Health Care JMB, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Gen Intern Med 18:335-42. 2003
    ..While international comparisons of medical practice have noted differences in length of visit, few studies have addressed the dynamics of visit exchange...
  69. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of a computer-assisted instruction programme on communication skills of medical specialists in oncology
    Robert L Hulsman
    Academic Medical Centre, Department Medical Psychology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Educ 36:125-34. 2002
    ..A computer-assisted instruction (CAI) programme was developed -- 'Interact-Cancer' -- which is a time-efficient learning method and easily accessible at the workplace...
  70. ncbi request reprint Nursing assistants' behaviour during morning care: effects of the implementation of snoezelen, integrated in 24-hour dementia care
    Julia C M van Weert
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Adv Nurs 53:656-68. 2006
    ..This paper reports an investigation of the effects of the implementation of snoezelen, or multisensory stimulation, on the quality of nursing assistants' behaviour during morning care...
  71. ncbi request reprint The implementation of snoezelen in psychogeriatric care: an evaluation through the eyes of caregivers
    Julia C M van Weert
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:397-409. 2004
    ..However, the lack of intervention in the organisational structure and obstructive factors such as under-staffing seemed to get in the way of the integration of multi-sensory stimulation in the daily care in two of the six wards...
  72. ncbi request reprint Demand and supply for psychological help in general practice in different European countries: access to primary mental health care in six European countries
    Peter F M Verhaak
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 14:134-40. 2004
    ..This may influence patients' expectations and requests for help and GPs' performance. In this paper the effects of working in different health care systems on demand and supply for psychological help were examined...
  73. ncbi request reprint Has patients' involvement in the decision-making process changed over time?
    Atie van den Brink-Muinen
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Health Expect 9:333-42. 2006
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Consultation for and identification of child and adolescent psychological problems in Dutch general practice
    Marieke Zwaanswijk
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht
    Fam Pract 22:498-506. 2005
    ..Child and adolescent psychological problems are rarely brought to the attention of GPs. Children and adolescents with psychological problems who do visit their GP are seldom identified as such by GPs...
  75. ncbi request reprint Daily negative interactions and mood among patients and partners dealing with multiple sclerosis (MS): the moderating effects of emotional support
    Annet M Kleiboer
    Utrecht University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Clinical and Health Psychology, P O Box 80140, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 64:389-400. 2007
    ..Further, for both patients and partners, the adverse effect of received negative responses on end-of day mood was moderated by receiving emotional support on the same day...
  76. ncbi request reprint Psychological outcomes of patients with screen-detected type 2 diabetes: the influence of time since diagnosis and treatment intensity
    Bart J Thoolen
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Utrecht University, P O Box 80 140, 3508 TC Utrecht, Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 29:2257-62. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate how time since diagnosis and treatment intensity influence psychological outcomes in patients with screen-detected type 2 diabetes...
  77. ncbi request reprint Preparing for aging: development, feasibility and preliminary results of an educational program for midlife and older based on proactive coping theory
    Christina Bode
    Department of Health Psychology, Utrecht University, P O Box 80 140, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 61:272-8. 2006
    ..The program consists of four-weekly meetings with 8-10 participants and is given by trainers of about the same age as the participants...
  78. ncbi request reprint Tailoring communication in cancer genetic counseling through individual video-supported feedback: a controlled pretest-posttest design
    Arwen H Pieterse
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 60:326-35. 2006
    ..Feedback was intended to help counselors make counselees' needs more explicit and increase counselors' sensitivity to these...
  79. ncbi request reprint Effects of snoezelen, integrated in 24 h dementia care, on nurse-patient communication during morning care
    Julia C M van Weert
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 58:312-26. 2005
    ..To investigate the effectiveness of snoezelen, integrated in 24-hour care, on the communication of Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) and demented nursing home residents during morning care...
  80. ncbi request reprint Change in children's emotional and behavioural problems over a one-year period: Associations with parental problem recognition and service use
    Marieke Zwaanswijk
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 15:127-31. 2006
    ..Our findings imply the need for methodologically sound research into the effectiveness of professional and informal services for child emotional and behavioural problems...
  81. ncbi request reprint Help-seeking for child psychopathology: pathways to informal and professional services in the Netherlands
    Marieke Zwaanswijk
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:1292-300. 2005
    ..To devise and test a model describing the process of help-seeking for child psychopathology in professional and informal service settings...
  82. ncbi request reprint The effects of the implementation of snoezelen on the quality of working life in psychogeriatric care
    Julia C M van Weert
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int Psychogeriatr 17:407-27. 2005
    ..This study aims to investigate the effectiveness of integrated snoezelen on work-related outcomes (workload and psychological outcomes) of caregivers in psychogeriatric nursing homes...
  83. ncbi request reprint Risk communication in completed series of breast cancer genetic counseling visits
    Arwen H Pieterse
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, The Netherlands
    Genet Med 8:688-96. 2006
    ..We studied risk communication in completed series of counseling visits and assessed associations with counselees' postcounseling risk perception and satisfaction...
  84. ncbi request reprint Worries are the mother of many diseases: general practitioners and refugees in the Netherlands on stress, being ill and prejudice
    C Titia Feldmann
    Linnaeusparkweg 8 hs, 1098 EA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 65:369-80. 2007
    ..To confront the views of refugee patients and general practitioners in the Netherlands, focusing on medically unexplained physical symptoms (MUPS)...
  85. pmc The workload of GPs: consultations of patients with psychological and somatic problems compared
    Else M Zantinge
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 55:609-14. 2005
    ..GPs report that patients' psychosocial problems play a part in 20% of all consultations. GPs state that these consultations are more time-consuming and the perceived burden on the GP is higher...
  86. ncbi request reprint Do our talks with patients meet their expectations?
    Atie van den Brink-Muinen
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Fam Pract 56:559-68. 2007
  87. ncbi request reprint Afghan refugees and their general practitioners in The Netherlands: to trust or not to trust?
    C Titia Feldmann
    Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Sociol Health Illn 29:515-35. 2007
    ..Negative experience tended to be interpreted as a sign of prejudice on the part of the healthcare professional. The findings of this study are discussed in the wider context of research into patient priorities in general practice...
  88. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and mood effects of snoezelen integrated into 24-hour dementia care
    Julia C M van Weert
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:24-33. 2005
    ..To investigate the effectiveness of snoezelen, integrated in 24-hour daily care, on the behavior and mood of demented nursing home residents...
  89. ncbi request reprint The workload of general practitioners does not affect their awareness of patients' psychological problems
    Else M Zantinge
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 67:93-9. 2007
    ..To investigate if general practitioners (GPs) with a higher workload are less inclined to encourage their patients to disclose psychological problems, and are less aware of their patients' psychological problems...
  90. ncbi request reprint The different stages and actors involved in the process leading to the use of adolescent mental health services
    Marieke Zwaanswijk
    NIVEL and Erasmus Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 12:567-82. 2007
    ..Interventions aimed at increasing adolescent mental health service use should be directed at parents and adolescents, and at the roles of school personnel and general practitioners in the detection of problems and referral...
  91. ncbi request reprint Initial cancer genetic counseling consultation: change in counselees' cognitions and anxiety, and association with addressing their needs and preferences
    Arwen H Pieterse
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research, Utrecht
    Am J Med Genet A 137:27-35. 2005
    ..Also, a more effective service may be attained if counselors pay more attention to counselees' emotional needs and detail more inheritance and penetrance of mutated genes in relation to counselees' family history...
  92. pmc Cancer genetic counseling: communication and counselees' post-visit satisfaction, cognitions, anxiety, and needs fulfillment
    Arwen H Pieterse
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Genet Couns 16:85-96. 2007
    ..Providing medical information appears the most powerful communication aspect to increase counselee satisfaction and address needs. More research is needed on how to address adequately (emotional) needs and increase feelings of control...
  93. ncbi request reprint The workload of GPs: patients with psychological and somatic problems compared
    Else M Zantinge
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 22:293-7. 2005
    ..GPs state that patients with mental problems make heavy demands on their available time. To what extent these perceived problems correspond with reality needs more investigation...
  94. ncbi request reprint A review of successful aging models: proposing proactive coping as an important additional strategy
    Carolijn Ouwehand
    Department of Health Psychology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 27:873-84. 2007
    ..We propose that proactive coping may be important for successful aging, since it results in a prolonged availability of resources for optimization and compensation processes and a delay in disengagement from important goals...
  95. ncbi request reprint Effects of an intervention promoting proactive coping competencies in middle and late adulthood
    Christina Bode
    University of Twente, Department of Psychology and Communication of Health and Risk, P O Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
    Gerontologist 47:42-51. 2007
    ..Furthermore, we investigated the positive as well as negative side effects and differential effectiveness of the program...
  96. ncbi request reprint Electronic momentary assessment in chronic pain II: pain and psychological pain responses as predictors of pain disability
    Marjolijn J Sorbi
    Department of Health Psychology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin J Pain 22:67-81. 2006
    ..We also tested the differences between pre-chronic, recently chronic, and persistently chronic pain in the prediction of disability (impaired physical and mental capacity, pain interference with activities, immobility due to pain)...
  97. ncbi request reprint Electronic momentary assessment in chronic pain I: psychological pain responses as predictors of pain intensity
    Marjolijn J Sorbi
    Department of Health Psychology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin J Pain 22:55-66. 2006
    ....
  98. ncbi request reprint Fatigue in multiple sclerosis: reciprocal relationships with physical disabilities and depression
    Karlein M G Schreurs
    Department of Health Psychology, Utrecht University, PO Box 80140, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 53:775-81. 2002
    ..To explore relations of fatigue, physical disabilities, and depression in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) cross-sectionally and over time...