Judith M Donker

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BACKGROUND Individuals with eating disorders show deficits in neuropsychological functioning which might preexist and underlie the etiology of the eating disorders and influence relapse. Deficits in cognitive flexibility, i.e., set-shifting and central coherence, might perpetuate the symptoms. Cognitive remediation therapy (CRT) was developed to improve(More)
A randomized controlled clinical trial was conducted in an outpatient clinic of internal medicine to test the hypothesis that a protocol of cooperation and communication between internist and general practitioner, sustained with psychiatric consultation, would reduce medical consumption in a group of medical outpatients with abdominal pain (N = 106). A(More)
Late complications such as retinopathy and neuropathy contribute substantially to the morbidity of patients with diabetes mellitus but have only moderate effect on their life expectancy. However, once diabetic nephropathy occurs, life expectancy of patients with diabetes mellitus is shortened considerably. This review discusses briefly several possible(More)
BACKGROUND Dietary fish oil exerts effects on renal hemodynamics and the immune response that may benefit renal-transplant recipients treated with cyclosporine. To evaluate this possibility, we studied the effect of fish oil on renal function, blood pressure, and the incidence of acute rejection episodes in cyclosporine-treated recipients of renal(More)
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