Affiliation: University Hospital Groningen
Country: The Netherlands
- The personal experience of aging, individual resources, and subjective well-beingN Steverink
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:P364-73. 2001..The number of children participants had played no role. All three dimensions of the aging experience were also found to be related to both positive and negative affect and, with the exception of physical decline, to life satisfaction...
- Down and drowsy? Do apathetic nursing home residents experience low quality of life?D L Gerritsen
VU University Medical Centre, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Department of Nursing Home Medicine, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Aging Ment Health 9:135-41. 2005..Further research is needed to determine if and when apathy interventions are appropriate...
- Finding a useful conceptual basis for enhancing the quality of life of nursing home residentsD L Gerritsen
Department of Nursing Home Medicine, VU University Medical Centre Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Qual Life Res 13:611-24. 2004..The implications of this framework in understanding the QOL of nursing home residents are described and recommendations for further research are discussed...
- Improved self-management ability and well-being in older women after a short group interventionI P Kremers
Department of Geriatrics and Internal Medicine, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
Aging Ment Health 10:476-84. 2006..It can, however, be concluded that, although the longer-term effectiveness could not be proven, this SMW theory-based intervention seems to be useful in supporting older women to improve their self-management ability and well-being...
- The assessment of ADL among frail elderly in an interview survey: self-report versus performance-based tests and determinants of discrepanciesG I Kempen
Northern Centre for Health Care Research, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 51:P254-60. 1996....
- The MDS Challenging Behavior Profile for long-term careD L Gerritsen
Heyendaal Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Aging Ment Health 12:116-23. 2008..53 (kappa); of the scale it was 0.75 (ICC). The MDS Challenging Behavior Profile could potentially be an important contribution to existing clinical MDS-scales but additional studies on reliability, validity and usefulness are needed...