Jan van den Bout

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BACKGROUND Despite a growing understanding of the effectiveness of bereavement interventions and the groups that benefit most from them, we know little about the cost-effectiveness of bereavement interventions. METHODS We conducted a cost-utility analysis alongside a randomized clinical trial on a visiting service for older widowed individuals (n=110)(More)
Cold-stored milk lipolysis was enhanced from 5- to 50-fold when milk pH was adjusted to 7-8 with NaOH, while it was greatly decreased or stopped by an adjustment to pH 6-5.5 with citric acid. Small adjustments in pH (less than or equal to 0.5 pH unit) also affected lipolysis, but the pH of native milk was not related to spontaneous lipolysis. The binding of(More)
The DSM-IV-TR definition of nightmares—extremely frightening dreams from which the person wakes up directly—is unnecessarily narrow. Other emotions (anger, grief) have also been reported in nightmares, and direct awakening from a bad dream seems to be unrelated to increased distress. In addition, assessment of nightmares is problematic. Polysomnographic(More)
The scanning electron microscope was used to examine fallopian tubes removed from 18 women including 3 on the low dose progestin contraceptive .5 mg megestrol acetate, 3 on different combined oral contraceptives, 3 fertile and 3 postmenopausal women on .05 mg ethinyl estradiol, 3 women 18-20 weeks pregnant, and 3 transsexuals injected monthly with 250 mg(More)
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