Katja P van Vliet

Katja P van Vliet
Hogeschool Rotterdam | HR · Instituut voor Onderzoek en Innovatie (IOI)

PhD

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What should we do now to prepare health professionals for future health care demand challenges in order to ensure accessible, affordable, high-quality health care and social support? This question of worldwide interest is thoroughly addressed in two recent research-based advisory reports for the Dutch Health Ministry. The process and outcomes of th...
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Background: To explore the implications for public health policy of a new conceptualisation of health as 'The ability to adapt and to self-manage, in the face of social, physical and emotional challenges'. Methods: Secondary qualitative data analysis of 28 focus group interviews, with 277 participants involved in public health and healthcare, on...
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In many developed countries ageing populations, growing health-care costs, and the rising burden of chronic diseases pose challenges for health systems and require innovations to improve and maintain population health. “Health as the ability to adapt and to self manage, in the face of social, physical and emotional challenges” was introduced as a n...
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Studies among adult populations show that estimates of how happy one has felt in the past tend to be more positive than average happiness as assessed using time sampling techniques. This ‘memory-experience gap’ is attributed to cognitive biases, among which fading affect bias. In this paper we report a study among 352 pupils of a secondary school i...
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Hoe zorg je ervoor dat mensen met dementie zo lang mogelijk thuis kunnen blijven wonen? Door uit te gaan van een functioneringsgerichte benadering kunnen we interventies op allerlei vlak combineren tot een samenhangend geheel. En dat vergroot de kans dat opname kan worden uitgesteld.
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Healthy participation in society. The value of social work in health promotion An important condition for health and well-being is an active role in society. Most people feel much better and actually have a better health when they participate in (voluntary) work, sports, clubs, et cetera. This is the case for healthy people but probably even more...
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De gezondheidszorg in Nederland is met de komst van de marktwerking meer gestandaardiseerd en geprotocolliseerd 1 Deze standaarden en protocollen hoeven geen probleem te zijn, mits ze gebruikt worden als richtlijnen en behandelaren ervan af durven te wijken. De standaarden zijn namelijk vaak in zekere mate gebaseerd op generaliserende statements vo...
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Gezondheid en preventie zijn een belangrijke prioriteit voor het kabinet. Het aantal volwassenen en kinderen met overgewicht groeit en te veel mensen houden er een ongezonde leefstijl op na. In de kabinetsvisie op gezondheid en preventie1 schetst de minister de beleidslijnen om aan deze ontwikkelingen het hoofd te bieden. Drie van de vier beleidsli...
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American studies have shown positive effects of Blood Glucose Awareness Training (BGAT) on the recognition of hypoglycaemia. We evaluated the effects of BGAT among Dutch patients, and compared individual training with training in the original group format. Fifty-nine type 1 diabetes patients participated in BGAT in either a group (n = 37) or an ind...
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In opdracht van het Platform Kwalificatiebeleid Zorg en Welzijn heeft het Verwey-Jonker Instituut een toekomstverkenning verricht naar ontwikkelingen in zorg en welzijn en de gevolgen daarvan voor de beroepsuitoefening. De uitkomsten van de verkenning vormen een basis voor de nieuwe beroepenstructuur in zorg en welzijn, die het Nederlands Instituut...
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The aims of the present study were: (i) to evaluate the effects of a Dutch translation and adaptation of Blood Glucose Awareness Training (BGAT-III) on blood glucose (bg) perception, glycaemic control, and decisions not to drive or to raise the bg during hypoglycaemia; (ii) to compare the effects of individual and group BGAT. Fifty-nine patients wi...
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To assess relationships between hypoglycaemic awareness and diabetes-related, psychosocial and demographic characteristics. Ninety-eight type 1 diabetic patients completed questionnaires on somatic awareness (Somatic Awareness Questionnaire, SAQ), negative affectivity (Positive And Negative Affectivity Schedule, PANAS), symptom beliefs, bustle and...
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Beleidstaal is te vinden in beleidsnotas en subsidieaanvragen, maar ook in de Tweede Kamer en in Den Haag Vandaag. En zelfs op verjaardagsfeestjes kunnen mensen tegenwoordig worden betrapt op het gebruik van begrippen als leefbaarheid, draagvlak en sociale cohesie. Modieus, vaag en nodeloos ingewikkeld taalgebruik? Of verwijzen de nieuwe begrippen...
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The aim of this study was to explore sex differences in illness beliefs and behavior in patients with suspected coronary artery disease (CAD). Twenty-eight patients, 16 women and 12 men, were interviewed. The results show that both men and women think of CAD as a 'men's disease' and have equal knowledge of CAD risk factors. However, especially the...
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Wagner, Elejabarrieta and Lahnsteiner (1995) conclude that people use gender-stereotypic attributes and sexual metaphors in describing the sperm and the ovum. The conclusion is criticized on the basis of two arguments: (1) the sperm is, in actuality, more active than the ovum and this difference is reflected in subjects' judgements; (2) in their st...
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Gender inequalities in health are a consequence of the basic inequality between men and women in many societies. Despite the importance of socio-economic factors, women's health is also greatly affected by the extent and quality of health services available to them. Both non-governmental women's organizations and feminist health researchers have in...
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Medically unexplained (gynecological) symptoms can be viewed as an indication of the somatization of negative emotions. Most studies regarding psychological correlates of medically unexplained gynecological symptoms have paid attention only to certain personality characteristics of women with these symptoms. In this study the reporting of physical...
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Health surveys have found higher female morbidity rates, as reflected by indices such as general health status, number of acute conditions or physical symptoms and medical care utilization. Such findings can lead to the conclusion that women are the "sicker sex" in terms of objective health status. However, the size of the sex difference varies wit...

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