Jolanda De Vries

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Affiliation: Tilburg University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Risk assessment in cholelithiasis: is cholecystectomy always to be preferred?
    Marlies C Mertens
    CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, 5000 LE, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:1271-9. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint How breast cancer survivors cope with fear of recurrence: a focus group study
    Jolanda De Vries
    CoRPS, Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Tilburg University, P O Box 90153, 5000 LE, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Support Care Cancer 22:705-12. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and health status in sarcoidosis: a review
    Jolanda De Vries
    Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University and St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 28:121-7. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Quality of life in sarcoidosis: assessment and management
    Jolanda De Vries
    CoRPS, Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 31:485-93. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and health status in interstitial lung diseases
    Jolanda De Vries
    Department of Psychology and Health, Medical Psychology, Tilburg University and St Elisabeth Hospital, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 12:354-8. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Quality of life and health status in sarcoidosis: a review of the literature
    Jolanda De Vries
    Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Clin Chest Med 29:525-32, ix. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Trait anxiety determines depressive symptoms and fatigue in women with an abnormality in the breast
    Jolanda De Vries
    Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Br J Health Psychol 14:143-57. 2009
  8. pmc Assessment of fatigue among working people: a comparison of six questionnaires
    J De Vries
    Department of Psychology and Health, Tilburg University, and Research Institute for Psychology and Health, Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 60:i10-5. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Determinants of fatigue 6 and 12 months after surgery in women with early-stage breast cancer: a comparison with women with benign breast problems
    Jolanda De Vries
    Department of Medical Psychology, CoRPS, Tilburg University, PO Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 66:495-502. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Measuring fatigue in sarcoidosis: the Fatigue Assessment Scale (FAS)
    Jolanda De Vries
    Department of Psychology and Health, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Br J Health Psychol 9:279-91. 2004

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Publications60

  1. pmc Risk assessment in cholelithiasis: is cholecystectomy always to be preferred?
    Marlies C Mertens
    CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, 5000 LE, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:1271-9. 2010
    ..The aim of the study is to identify predictors of persisting symptoms at 6 months after cholecystectomy for patients with different preoperative symptomatology...
  2. ncbi request reprint How breast cancer survivors cope with fear of recurrence: a focus group study
    Jolanda De Vries
    CoRPS, Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Tilburg University, P O Box 90153, 5000 LE, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Support Care Cancer 22:705-12. 2014
    ..The aim of this qualitative study was to examine the ways in which breast cancer survivors cope with fear of recurrence...
  3. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and health status in sarcoidosis: a review
    Jolanda De Vries
    Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University and St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 28:121-7. 2007
    ..Present observational studies all have a cross-sectional design. Prospective longitudinal follow-up studies are lacking, which makes inferences about cause and consequences difficult...
  4. doi request reprint Quality of life in sarcoidosis: assessment and management
    Jolanda De Vries
    CoRPS, Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 31:485-93. 2010
    ..Present studies are generally cross-sectional. There is a need for prospective follow-up studies assessing the natural course of patients' disease in relation to symptoms and QOL...
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and health status in interstitial lung diseases
    Jolanda De Vries
    Department of Psychology and Health, Medical Psychology, Tilburg University and St Elisabeth Hospital, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 12:354-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this review is to provide information on the influence of interstitial lung disease on patients' health status and quality of life, with an emphasis on which aspects might be affected by interstitial lung disease...
  6. doi request reprint Quality of life and health status in sarcoidosis: a review of the literature
    Jolanda De Vries
    Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Clin Chest Med 29:525-32, ix. 2008
    ..Present studies are generally cross-sectional. There is a need for prospective follow-up studies assessing the natural course of patients' disease in relation to symptoms and quality of life...
  7. doi request reprint Trait anxiety determines depressive symptoms and fatigue in women with an abnormality in the breast
    Jolanda De Vries
    Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Br J Health Psychol 14:143-57. 2009
    ..The aim was to examine the role of trait anxiety and diagnosis on depressive symptoms and fatigue in women with early stage breast cancer or benign breast problems...
  8. pmc Assessment of fatigue among working people: a comparison of six questionnaires
    J De Vries
    Department of Psychology and Health, Tilburg University, and Research Institute for Psychology and Health, Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 60:i10-5. 2003
    ..To compare the psychometric qualities of six fatigue questionnaires in a sample of working persons...
  9. doi request reprint Determinants of fatigue 6 and 12 months after surgery in women with early-stage breast cancer: a comparison with women with benign breast problems
    Jolanda De Vries
    Department of Medical Psychology, CoRPS, Tilburg University, PO Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 66:495-502. 2009
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  10. ncbi request reprint Measuring fatigue in sarcoidosis: the Fatigue Assessment Scale (FAS)
    Jolanda De Vries
    Department of Psychology and Health, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Br J Health Psychol 9:279-91. 2004
    ..Correction for gender bias in the calculation of the FAS total score is not indicated. In conclusion, the FAS is a promising measure for assessing fatigue in sarcoidosis patients...
  11. pmc Quantitative ultrasound does not identify patients with an inflammatory disease at risk of vertebral deformities
    A Caroline Heijckmann
    Department Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:72. 2008
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  12. pmc Assessing factors influencing return back to work after cholecystectomy: a qualitative research
    Frederik Keus
    Department of Surgery of the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Gastroenterol 10:12. 2010
    ..There are wide variations in duration of sick-leave. The aim of our study was to identify all aspects that influence the moment of return to work by using focus groups and to compare responses from patients and physicians...
  13. doi request reprint Clinical factors are not the best predictors of quality of sexual life and sexual functioning in women with early stage breast cancer
    Brenda L Den Oudsten
    CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 19:646-56. 2010
    ..Therefore, this study examines the determinants of quality of sexual life (QOSL), sexual functioning (SF), and sexual enjoyment (SE) at 6 and 12 months after surgical treatment...
  14. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms in peripheral arterial disease: a follow-up study on prevalence, stability, and risk factors
    Kim G E Smolderen
    CoRPS, Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 110:27-35. 2008
    ..We examined the clinical correlates and 18-month course of depressive symptoms in PAD patients...
  15. doi request reprint Determinants of overall quality of life in women over the first year after surgery for early stage breast cancer
    Brenda L Den Oudsten
    CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, PO Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 18:1321-9. 2009
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  16. ncbi request reprint Type-D personality and ankle brachial index as predictors of impaired quality of life and depressive symptoms in peripheral arterial disease
    Annelies E Aquarius
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Warandelaan 2, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Arch Surg 142:662-7. 2007
    ..Disease severity indices, including the ankle brachial index, are only partially associated with these outcomes...
  17. doi request reprint The WHOQOL-100 has good psychometric properties in breast cancer patients
    Brenda L Den Oudsten
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:195-205. 2009
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Course of anxiety symptoms over an 18-month period in exhausted patients post percutaneous coronary intervention
    Susanne S Pedersen
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Warandelaan 2, PO Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, Netherlands
    Psychosom Med 70:349-55. 2008
    ..We examined the different courses of anxiety over an 18-month period in patients post percutaneous coronary prevention (PCI) and the predictors of group membership of these courses...
  19. doi request reprint Predictors of depressive symptoms 12 months after surgical treatment of early-stage breast cancer
    Brenda L Den Oudsten
    CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 18:1230-7. 2009
    ..Furthermore, the stability of depressive symptoms across 12 months was investigated for persons scoring high versus low/moderately on agreeableness, trait anxiety, and neuroticism...
  20. ncbi request reprint Poor health-related quality of life in patients with peripheral arterial disease: type D personality and severity of peripheral arterial disease as independent predictors
    Annelies E Aquarius
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 46:507-12. 2007
    ..We examined the impact of PAD severity, invasive treatment, and type D personality, defined as tendencies to experience negative emotions and be socially inhibited, on HRQOL in a 1-year follow-up study...
  21. doi request reprint Personality predicts perceived availability of social support and satisfaction with social support in women with early stage breast cancer
    Brenda L Den Oudsten
    Department of Medical Psychology, CoRPS, Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Tilburg University, PO Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Support Care Cancer 18:499-508. 2010
    ..In addition, this study examined whether a stressful event (i.e., diagnosis) is associated with quality of life (QOL), when controlling for PASS and SRSS...
  22. ncbi request reprint Fatigue is associated with quality of life in sarcoidosis patients
    Helen J Michielsen
    Department of Psychology and Health, Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Room P507a, PO Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Chest 130:989-94. 2006
    ..The present cross-sectional study among sarcoidosis patients attempts to gain more insight into this relationship...
  23. doi request reprint The Psychosocial Distress Questionnaire-Breast Cancer (PDQ-BC) is a useful instrument to screen psychosocial problems
    Mirjam P J Bogaarts
    Department of Internal Medicine, St Elisabeth Hospital, P O Box 90151, 5000 LC, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Support Care Cancer 20:1659-65. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to further examine the psychometric properties of the PDQ-BC, in particular the subscales social support, sexual problems and financial problems...
  24. doi request reprint Types of fatigue in sarcoidosis patients
    Willemien P E de Kleijn
    CoRPS, Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 71:416-22. 2011
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to examine whether these types of fatigue can be identified in sarcoidosis...
  25. doi request reprint Second operation is not related to psychological outcome in breast cancer patients
    Brenda L Den Oudsten
    Department of Medical Psychology, CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Tilburg University, LE Tilburg 5000, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 126:1487-93. 2010
    ..Women who had a repeat surgical treatment did not score differently on psychological outcome measures compared with women who were treated "efficiently."..
  26. ncbi request reprint The sexual health care needs after colorectal cancer: the view of patients, partners, and health care professionals
    Marjan J Traa
    CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Tilburg University, P O Box 90153, 5000 LE, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Support Care Cancer 22:763-72. 2014
    ..We examined the sexual health care needs after colorectal cancer treatment according to patients, partners, and health care professionals (HCPs). Factors that impede or facilitate the quality of this care were identified...
  27. doi request reprint Trait anxiety predicts unsuccessful surgery in gallstone disease
    Marlies C Mertens
    CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Tilburg University, Warandelaan 2, 5037 AB, Netherlands
    Psychosom Med 72:198-205. 2010
    ..After cholecystectomy, a substantial number of patients report persistence of symptoms...
  28. doi request reprint Nature of fatigue moderates depressive symptoms and anxiety in sarcoidosis
    Willemien P E de Kleijn
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases CoRPS, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
    Br J Health Psychol 18:439-52. 2013
    ..In addition, we examined whether depressive symptoms and anxiety predicted fatigue...
  29. doi request reprint Combined anxiety and depressive symptoms before diagnosis of breast cancer
    Lotje Van Esch
    CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Tilburg University, and Department of Surgery, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 136:895-901. 2012
    ....
  30. pmc Trait anxiety predicts outcome 6 weeks after cholecystectomy. A prospective follow-up study
    Marlies C Mertens
    Department of Medical Psychology, Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
    Ann Behav Med 41:264-9. 2011
    ..A substantial group of patients with gallstone disease experience negative outcome after surgical removal of the gallbladder (cholecystectomy). Early identification of these patients is important...
  31. pmc Anxious personality and breast cancer: possible negative impact on quality of life after breast-conserving therapy
    Alida F W Van der Steeg
    Department of Surgery, St Elisabeth Hospital, P O Box 90151, 5000 LC, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    World J Surg 34:1453-60. 2010
    ..Quality of Life (QoL) is an important outcome measure in oncology. To assess the influence of surgical treatment and personality on QoL in women with breast cancer, a longitudinal prospective cohort study was done...
  32. ncbi request reprint Relationship between symptoms and quality of life in a sarcoidosis population
    Helen J Michielsen
    Department Psychology and Health, Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Respiration 74:401-5. 2007
    ..As sarcoidosis is a multisytemic disorder, patients may suffer from various symptoms. The relationship between frequently reported symptoms and quality of life (QOL) has not yet been studied...
  33. pmc A randomised sham controlled trial of vertebroplasty for painful acute osteoporotic vertebral fractures (VERTOS IV)
    Cristina Firanescu
    Department of Radiology, St, Elisabeth Ziekenhuis, Hilvarenbeekseweg 60, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Trials 12:93. 2011
    ..Secondary outcome measures are back pain related disability and quality of life...
  34. ncbi request reprint Clinical indicators and psychosocial aspects in peripheral arterial disease
    Annelies E Aquarius
    Department of Psychology and Health, Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Arch Surg 141:161-6; discussion 166. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that subjective pain symptoms in the legs and social support and stress (the degree to which situations are appraised as stressful) are associated with impaired health status and QOL...
  35. doi request reprint Minimal (clinically) important differences for the Fatigue Assessment Scale in sarcoidosis
    Willemien P E de Kleijn
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases CoRPS, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Respir Med 105:1388-95. 2011
    ..The Minimal Clinically Important Difference (MCID) reflects a clinically relevant change score. The aim of this study was to estimate the MCID for the Fatigue Assessment Scale (FAS) in patients with sarcoidosis...
  36. ncbi request reprint Personality and fatigue in patients with benign or malignant breast disease
    Helen J Michielsen
    Department of Psychology and Health, Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Room P510, P O Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, Netherlands
    Support Care Cancer 15:1067-73. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the role of five general personality traits in fatigue in a group of patients with breast cancer (BC) and a group with benign breast problems (BBP)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Psychometric qualities of the Fatigue Assessment Scale in Croatian sarcoidosis patients
    Helen J Michielsen
    Psychology and Health Department, Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 22:133-8. 2005
    ..Therefore, we examined the reliability, construct, and content validity in Croatian sarcoidosis patients...
  38. doi request reprint Type D personality and mortality in peripheral arterial disease: a pilot study
    Annelies E Aquarius
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, PO Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Arch Surg 144:728-33. 2009
    ..Information about the effects of psychological traits on prognosis is lacking in cases of peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  39. doi request reprint The minimal clinical important difference in the World Health Organization Quality of Life instrument--100
    Brenda L Den Oudsten
    CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, P O Box 90153, 5000 LE, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Support Care Cancer 21:1295-301. 2013
    ..In this study, the MCID is the smallest change in quality of life (QOL) scores considered clinically relevant for patients...
  40. ncbi request reprint Age-related differences in invasive treatment of peripheral arterial disease: disease severity versus social support as determinants
    Annelies E Aquarius
    CoRPS, Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 61:739-45. 2006
    ..Social support may influence the seeking of appropriate treatment. We examined social support and peripheral arterial disease (PAD) severity as determinants of treatment for PAD in younger and older patients...
  41. doi request reprint Subjective cognitive dysfunction in breast cancer patients: a systematic review
    Marleen J J Pullens
    CoRPS, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 19:1127-38. 2010
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and related concepts in Parkinson's disease: a systematic review
    Brenda L Den Oudsten
    Medical Psychology, Department of Psychology and Health, Tilburg University, and St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 22:1528-37. 2007
    ..In order to accomplish this, future studies should apply the QOL concept with more rigor, should use an adequate operational definition, and should employ sound measures...
  43. pmc Trait anxiety predicts disease-specific health status in early-stage breast cancer patients
    Lotje Van Esch
    CoRPS, Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, P O Box 90153, 5000 LE, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 20:865-73. 2011
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Measuring the health-related quality of life and sexual functioning of patients with rectal cancer: does type of treatment matter?
    Marjan J Traa
    CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 134:979-87. 2014
    ..About 10% of patients used aids in order to improve erectile functioning (men) or lubrication (women). The treatment groups reported a lower HRQOL and sexual functioning compared with the normative population. ..
  45. doi request reprint Development of a short version of the Dutch version of the Spielberger STAI trait anxiety scale in women suspected of breast cancer and breast cancer survivors
    Jolanda De Vries
    Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Tilburg University, PO Box 90153, 5000 LE, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 20:215-26. 2013
    ..03). With this short A-Trait scale it becomes possible to study the relationship between dispositional anxiety and clinically important outcome variables without inflating estimates of these relations through psychometric contamination...
  46. doi request reprint Fatigue in sarcoidosis: a systematic review
    Willemien P E de Kleijn
    CoRPS, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 15:499-506. 2009
    ..Several studies have investigated fatigue among sarcoidosis patients. The purpose of this review is to analyze published data on the assessment, prevalence, etiology, and treatment of sarcoidosis-associated fatigue...
  47. doi request reprint The Patient Reported Outcomes Following Initial treatment and Long term Evaluation of Survivorship registry: scope, rationale and design of an infrastructure for the study of physical and psychosocial outcomes in cancer survivorship cohorts
    Lonneke V van de Poll-Franse
    CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, and Department of Surgery, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 47:2188-94. 2011
    ..Raw data from the PROFILES registry will be available for non-commercial scientific research, subject to study question, privacy and confidentiality restrictions, and registration (www.profilesregistry.nl)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Relationship between perceived stress and sarcoidosis in a Dutch patient population
    Jolanda De Vries
    Dept of Psychology and Health, and Research Institute Psychology and Health, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 21:57-63. 2004
    ..However, studies concerning perceived stress, appraisal of life events, are scarce in sarcoidosis patients. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to further examine the role of perceived stress in sarcoidosis...
  49. ncbi request reprint Positive and negative affect within the realm of depression, stress and fatigue: the two-factor distress model of the Global Mood Scale (GMS)
    Johan Denollet
    CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Department of Psychology and Health, Tilburg University, P O Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 91:171-80. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine its two-factor affect model in the realm of stress, depression, and fatigue in working adults...
  50. ncbi request reprint The suitability of patient-based measures in the field of Parkinson's disease: a systematic review
    Brenda L Den Oudsten
    Department of Psychology and Health, Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 22:1390-401. 2007
    ..Considering the few "real " QOL questionnaires, we conclude that there is a strong need for such instruments...
  51. doi request reprint The preoperative sexual functioning and quality of sexual life in colorectal cancer: a study among patients and their partners
    Marjan Johanna Traa
    CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Sex Med 9:3247-54. 2012
    ..Research focusing on female patients and on partners is also rather scarce...
  52. ncbi request reprint The relationship between fatigue and clinical parameters in pulmonary sarcoidosis
    Jolanda De Vries
    Department of Psychology and Health, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 21:127-36. 2004
    ..Studies on the relationship between fatigue and clinical parameters are sparse. In the present study this relationship was examined in a systematic way...
  53. ncbi request reprint Psychometric qualities of a brief self-rated fatigue measure: The Fatigue Assessment Scale
    Helen J Michielsen
    Department of Clinical Health Psychology, Tilburg University, PO Box 90153, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 54:345-52. 2003
    ..The main aim of this study was to examine the dimensionality and psychometric qualities of a new 10-item fatigue measure, the Fatigue Assessment Scale (FAS)...
  54. doi request reprint Chemotherapy and cognitive complaints in women with breast cancer
    Marleen J J Pullens
    CoRPS Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic diseases, Department of Medical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 22:1783-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate SCF of breast cancer (BC) patients and to find predictors of impaired SCF. Both satisfaction and frequency of complaints about SCF were measured...
  55. pmc Postprocedural CT for perivertebral cement leakage in percutaneous vertebroplasty is not necessary--results from VERTOS II
    Alexander Venmans
    Department of Radiology, St Elisabeth Ziekenhuis Tilburg, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Neuroradiology 53:19-22. 2011
    ..We used baseline and follow-up computed tomography (CT) to assess the incidence and extend of late cement migration in a large consecutive patient cohort...
  56. ncbi request reprint Role of disease status and type D personality in outcomes in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Annelies E Aquarius
    Department of Psychology and Health, Tilburg University
    Am J Cardiol 96:996-1001. 2005
    ..In conclusion, type D personality is not merely a function of PAD but seems to represent a different determinant of patient-based outcomes...
  57. doi request reprint Reduced muscle strength, exercise intolerance and disabling symptoms in sarcoidosis
    Rik G J Marcellis
    Department of Physical Therapy, Maastricht University Medical Centre MUMC, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 19:524-30. 2013
    ..This review focuses on innovations in the field of assessment and treatment of muscle weakness and exercise intolerance in sarcoidosis and the association between these and fatigue, dyspnea and quality of life (QoL)...
  58. doi request reprint Vertebroplasty versus conservative treatment in acute osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (Vertos II): an open-label randomised trial
    Caroline A H Klazen
    Radiology, St Elisabeth Ziekenhuis, Tilburg, Netherlands
    Lancet 376:1085-92. 2010
    ..We aimed to clarify whether vertebroplasty has additional value compared with optimum pain treatment in patients with acute vertebral fractures...
  59. doi request reprint Sexual functioning and psychological well-being after uterine artery embolization in women with symptomatic uterine fibroids
    Marianne J Voogt
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 92:756-61. 2009
    ..To assess the effects of uterine artery embolization (UAE) on psychological and sexual well-being 3 months after treatment...
  60. doi request reprint Quality of care indicators for muscle-invasive bladder cancer
    Catharina A Goossens-Laan
    Department of Urology, St Elisabeth Hospital, CoRPS, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Urol Int 86:11-8. 2011
    ..To define a set of quantifiable quality of care indicators (QIs) to measure the standard of care in our institute given to patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC)...