Francien Verhulst

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Parents, mostly mothers, of French and Dutch children who had been referred to Mental Health Services, completed the CBCL to indicate the behaviour problems that their children suffered from. The 85 items which had been found in the USA to measure eight types of disturbed behaviour, called the cross-informant syndromes, were studied to see if a similar set(More)
The goal of the study was a cross-cultural comparison of the parent ratings of behavior problems of children and adolescents aged 4-18 years in Germany, The Netherlands and the United States using the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL). The analyses were undertaken in a German community sample (n = 1622) and a Dutch community sample (n = 2076). The results(More)
BACKGROUND Maternal smoking has consistently been associated with multiple adverse childhood outcomes including externalizing disorders. In contrast the association between maternal smoking during pregnancy (MSDP) and internalizing (anxiety and depressive) disorders in offspring has received less investigation. METHOD We conducted a nationwide cohort(More)
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OBJECTIVE The aim of this research was to assess the effect of providing personalised self-management support on patient activation (knowledge, skills, self-efficacy) and self-management behaviour. DESIGN Cluster randomised trial in 15 general practices (Dutch Trial Register No.: NTR 3960). METHOD Patients aged 18 years or older with a chronic condition(More)
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