R P Riemsma

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This study focuses on the associations of both positive and problematic aspects of social support with depression in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. In a hierarchical multiple regression analysis we found that stressors such as functional limitations and pain are strongly related to depression. Positive and problematic support each explain an additional(More)
DUTCH-AIMS2, a Dutch version of AIMS2 and successor to DUTCH-AIMS, is an instrument to assess health status among patients with rheumatic diseases. It provides measurements of 12 areas of health status on scales for health status proper, satisfaction, attribution and arthritis impact. We assessed the reliability of its scales in terms of internal(More)
model will be evaluated in an experimental setting with a pre-and posttest and a con-trolgroup. The preliminary results, the protocols and the self-help-guide will be presented at the congress. Results will be presented of research to the development of a group education program for patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). RA patients must manage their(More)
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