Joris J. G. van den Heuvel

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Increased physical activity and decreased motivation to eat are common features in anorexia nervosa. We investigated the development of these features and the potential implication of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and dopaminergic signalling in their development in C57BL/6J and A/J inbred mice, using the 'activity-based anorexia' model. In this(More)
BACKGROUND Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) are major adverse effects of cancer chemotherapy. This study investigated: (1) the impact of CINV on patients' health-related quality of life (HRQL) in daily clinical practice; (2) the association between patient characteristics and type of antiemetics and CINV; and (3) the role of CINV in(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective was to examine the added diagnostic value of on-site urine toxicology screening (UTS) in the routine assessment of psychiatric patients in an urban emergency setting. METHOD A naturalistic two-step prospective cohort study design was used enrolling all emergency room (ER) patients referred for psychiatric consultation. In two(More)
A study was performed with the 3M 8200 multi-programmable hearing aid in order to try to identify an optimal frequency-gain response, based on the standard calculation rules: NAL, POGO, Berger and Half gain. Furthermore, we examined to what extent multiple programs are used and appreciated. The 3M hearing aid was presented to 126 hearing-impaired patients(More)
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