Leo J Th van der Kamp

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The aim of this study was to examine psychological distress in a mammography screening process as a consequence of screening after adjusting for background, personality and prescreening distress. Subjects, aged 50 years, were invitees at their first screening. There were three groups; normal findings (n=1407), false-positive findings (n=492) and referents(More)
Psychological predictors of quality of life in patients undergoing coronary angioplasty were investigated using a prospective model based on self-regulation and stress-coping theories. Predictors (chest pain, disturbance of personal goals, stress perception, approach coping, avoidant coping, and optimism) and three quality of life indicators(More)
In a commentary on our paper entitled "Pulmonary function in panic disorder: evidence against the dyspnea-fear theory", Ley (1998) provides a critical analysis of our study. He concludes that our failed attempt to replicate a relationship between pulmonary function and the severity of panic-related symptoms in panic disorder patients may have been a(More)
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