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Content validity, construct validity, and reliability of the WHOQOL-Bref in a population of Dutch adult psychiatric outpatients
In this study, the psychometric properties of a quality of life scale, the WHOQOL-Bref, were examined in a population of 533 Dutch adult psychiatric outpatients. Participants underwent twoExpand
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Multisensory integration of emotional faces and voices in schizophrenics
In their natural environment, organisms receive information through multiple sensory channels and these inputs from different sensory systems are routinely combined into integrated percepts.Expand
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The relationship between dimensional personality models and quality of life in psychiatric outpatients
This study examines the relationship between personality and quality of life (QOL) in psychiatric outpatients (N=495). Personality was conceptualized using two-dimensional models, respectively, theExpand
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Validation of the WHO Quality of Life assessment instrument (WHOQOL-100) in a population of Dutch adult psychiatric outpatients.
BACKGROUND Research concerning the psychometric properties of the WHO Quality of Life Assessment Instrument (WHOQOL-100) in general populations of psychiatric outpatients has not been performedExpand
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Quality of Life and Psychopathology: Investigations into their Relationship
Objective: Quality of life (QOL) has become a topic of growing interest in medical and psychiatric practice in general, and in research in particular. Although the body of knowledge about the complexExpand
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Relationships between Social Functioning and Quality of Life in a Population of Dutch Adult Psychiatric Outpatients
Background: The relationship between social functioning and QOL in psychiatric patients has not been explicitly investigated before. Aims: To investigate the relationship between social functioningExpand
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Predictors of quality of life: A model based study
In this study, predictors of quality of life (QOL) in psychiatric outpatients (n = 410) were investigated using the psychological stress model developed by Taylor and Aspinwall (Psychosocial Stress.Expand
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Quality of Life in a Population of Dutch Prisoners with Mental Disorders: Relations with Psychopathological, Social, Demographical, Judicial and Penitentiary Factors
Little research is done on the impact of psychopathology in prison settings as expressed in outcome measures such as Quality of Life (QOL). The aim of the present study was to examine the QOL ofExpand
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Perceiving the evil eye: Investigating hostile interpretation of ambiguous facial emotional expression in violent and non-violent offenders
Research into the causal and perpetuating factors influencing aggression has partly focused on the general tendency of aggression-prone individuals to infer hostile intent in others, even inExpand
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The relationship between stress and quality of life in psychiatric outpatients
Stress is the subjective feeling produced by events that are uncontrollable or threatening. Stress factors are coded on a separate axis of the DSM-IV classification system when they influence theExpand
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