Tag Archives: H.P. Hagedoorn

A Multinational Longitudinal Study Incorporating Intensive Methods to Examine Caregiver Experiences in the Context of Chronic Health Conditions: Protocol of the ENTWINE-iCohort






Informal caregivers are those who provide unpaid care to a relative or friend with a chronic illness, disability or other long-lasting health or care need. Providing informal care in the context of chronic health conditions presents a significant global challenge. Examination of the determinants of informal caregivers’ behaviour, especially in terms of motivations and willingness to provide/receive care, is crucial to understanding the nature of caregiver and care recipient experiences. A large… Continue reading

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Workers’ views on involving significant others in occupational health care: a focus group study among workers with a chronic disease






CONCLUSIONS: According to interviewed workers, engagement of SOs in occupational health care can help workers with a chronic disease in their recovery and return to work. However, they felt it is important to take SO characteristics and the worker’s circumstances and preferences into account, and to balance the potential benefits and drawbacks of involving SOs.Implications for rehabilitationThis study suggests that the worker’s re-integration process could benefit from informing significant… Continue reading

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Workers’ views on involving significant others in occupational health care: a focus group study among workers with a chronic disease






CONCLUSIONS: According to interviewed workers, engagement of SOs in occupational health care can help workers with a chronic disease in their recovery and return to work. However, they felt it is important to take SO characteristics and the worker’s circumstances and preferences into account, and to balance the potential benefits and drawbacks of involving SOs.Implications for rehabilitationThis study suggests that the worker’s re-integration process could benefit from informing significant… Continue reading

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Self- and other-efficacy are related to current smoking during a quit attempt: a daily diary study in single-smoking couples






CONCLUSION: To start the quit attempt with high self-efficacy, and maintain it throughout the quit attempt seems important for successful abstinence, as this might help to overcome a lapse. This is the first study to show that other-efficacy is related to smoking behaviour. However, more research is needed regarding the temporal order of smoking and efficacy, from both smokers and spouses. Continue reading

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Self- and other-efficacy are related to current smoking during a quit attempt: a daily diary study in single-smoking couples






CONCLUSION: To start the quit attempt with high self-efficacy, and maintain it throughout the quit attempt seems important for successful abstinence, as this might help to overcome a lapse. This is the first study to show that other-efficacy is related to smoking behaviour. However, more research is needed regarding the temporal order of smoking and efficacy, from both smokers and spouses. Continue reading

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Smoking Cessation Experience in Indonesia: Does the Non-smoking Wife Play a Role?






CONCLUSION: Indonesian ex-smokers often had multiple reasons for quitting smoking. The process was typically difficult and kept private. While wives had little influence on the cessation process, they provided support and could institute a smoking ban in the house. Continue reading

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Smoking Cessation Experience in Indonesia: Does the Non-smoking Wife Play a Role?






CONCLUSION: Indonesian ex-smokers often had multiple reasons for quitting smoking. The process was typically difficult and kept private. While wives had little influence on the cessation process, they provided support and could institute a smoking ban in the house. Continue reading

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Psychological functioning and well-being before and after bariatric surgery; what is the benefit of being self-compassionate?






CONCLUSIONS: Even though pre-operative self-compassion was not directly associated with a lower 12-month post-operative BMI, it had a positive relationship with patients’ post-operative well-being and self-efficacy for controlling eating behaviour. In turn, this could help patients to manage their health long after bariatric surgery. Further work regarding the role of self-compassion on long-term health outcomes would be worthwhile. Continue reading

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Daily support and negative control during a quit attempt in single-smoking couples






CONCLUSIONS: Support seems important during a quit attempt as it was related to a lower probability of smoking and higher relationship satisfaction in couples, while negative control behaviors should be avoided as they were associated with higher probability of smoking and lower relationship satisfaction. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2021 APA, all rights reserved). Continue reading

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Daily support and negative control during a quit attempt in single-smoking couples






CONCLUSIONS: Support seems important during a quit attempt as it was related to a lower probability of smoking and higher relationship satisfaction in couples, while negative control behaviors should be avoided as they were associated with higher probability of smoking and lower relationship satisfaction. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2021 APA, all rights reserved). Continue reading

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