Daphne L Jansen

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OBJECTIVES To examine the variability of illness and treatment perceptions - that have been found to be associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients' outcomes (e.g., quality of life) - across the CKD trajectory, by investigating whether there are differences in perceptions in patients: (1) on varying treatments (pre-dialysis, haemodialysis,(More)
BACKGROUND Compared to healthy people, patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) participate less in paid jobs and social activities. The aim of the study was to examine a) the perceived autonomy, self-esteem and labor participation of patients in the pre-dialysis phase, b) pre-dialysis patients' illness perceptions and treatment perceptions, and c) the(More)
This article describes the development of an intervention programme for patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and their partners. The programme is based on theories of self-regulation, social learning, and self-determination aimed at maintaining and increasing patients' activities, including paid work, and sense of autonomy. The intervention was(More)
Compared to healthy people, end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients participate less in paid jobs and social activities. This study explored the perceived autonomy, state self-esteem and labour participation in ESRD patients on dialysis, and the role illness and treatment perceptions play in these concepts. Patients completed questionnaires at home or in(More)
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