Monthly Archives: January 2020

Health-Related Quality of Life in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients With vs Without Keratinocyte Carcinoma






This cross-sectional study compares health-related quality of life between solid organ transplant recipients with vs without keratinocyte carcinoma using the Basal and Squamous Cell Carcinoma Quality of Life questionnaire and the Short Form 36 Health Survey. Continue reading

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Assessing significant others’ cognitions and behavioral responses in occupational health care for workers with a chronic disease






Purpose: To examine current practices of occupational health professionals in assessing significant others’ cognitions and behavioral responses that may influence work outcomes of workers with a chronic disease.Methods: A survey study among occupational health professionals, focusing on the assessment of illness perceptions, work-related beliefs and expectations, and behavioral responses of significant others of workers with a chronic disease. We performed linear regression analyses to… Continue reading

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A Closer Look at Loneliness: Why Do First-Generation Migrants Feel More Lonely Than Their Native Dutch Counterparts?






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A Closer Look at Loneliness: Why Do First-Generation Migrants Feel More Lonely Than Their Native Dutch Counterparts?
Gerontologist. 2020 Jan 16;:
Authors: Ten Kate RLF, Bilecen B, Steverink N
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A Closer Look at Loneliness: Why Do First-Generation Migrants Feel More Lonely Than Their Native Dutch Counterparts?






BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Along with the current aging demographics in the Netherlands, the number of older first-generation migrants is also increasing. Despite studies suggesting a higher quantity of social contacts of migrants, loneliness is more common among migrants as compared to native Dutch. We theorize that migrants experience more emotional and social loneliness due to a lower satisfaction with social relationships and lower participation in social activities, respectively, compared… Continue reading

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