Dirk-Jan den Ouden

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The aim of the present study was to examine (a) whether a cognitive-behavioral treatment (differentially) affects pain coping and cognition; and (b) whether changes in pain coping and cognition during treatment mediate treatment outcome. Participants in this randomized clinical trial were 148 patients with chronic low back pain attending a multidisciplinary(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the health problems presented to general practitioners by disaster survivors who received specialized ambulatory mental health care. DESIGN (Longitudinal) case-control study based on general practitioners' electronic medical records. SETTING General practice and a mental health institution (MHI) in Enschede, the Netherlands. (More)
As a result of the shortage of nurses, Dutch health care organizations want to recruit nurses from outside Europe (e.g. Indonesia, South Africa). The Dutch government, however, is not encouraging this policy and prefers to recruit within the European Union. In order to better support such nurses, it is important to know the problems European nurses(More)
Background: Given the high prevalence of mental health problems after disasters it is important to study health services utilization. This study examines predictors for mental health services (MHS) utilization among survivors of a man-made disaster in the Netherlands (May 2000). Methods: Electronic records of survivors (n = 339; over 18 years and older)(More)
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