Affiliation: Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research
Country: The Netherlands
- QUOTE-gene(ca): development of a counselee-centered instrument to measure needs and preferences in genetic counseling for hereditary cancerArwen 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...
- 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...
- Initial cancer genetic counseling consultation: change in counselees' cognitions and anxiety, and association with addressing their needs and preferencesArwen 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...
- Tailoring communication in cancer genetic counseling through individual video-supported feedback: a controlled pretest-posttest designArwen 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...
- Risk communication in completed series of breast cancer genetic counseling visitsArwen 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...
- Cancer genetic counseling: communication and counselees' post-visit satisfaction, cognitions, anxiety, and needs fulfillmentArwen 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...