van den Dool, J.; Tijssen, M.A.J.; Koelman, J.H.T.M.; Engelbert, R.H.H.; Visser, B.
BACKGROUND: Cervical dystonia (CD) is characterized by involuntary muscle contractions causing abnormal postures and/or twisting movements of the head and neck. These motor symptoms can have a major impact on disability. Treatment with botulinum toxin injections aims to reduce motor symptoms, and therefore …
Dr. S.R. Hilberink (Onderzoeker); W. van der Slot; M. Klem
More attention and understanding of the health and participation problems of adults with early and later onset disabilities in the Netherlands is needed.
To explore health/participation problems and unmet needs in adults aged ≥40 years with long-term disabilities and their …
Van Straaten, Barbara; Rodenburg, Gerda; Van der Laan, Jorien; Boersma, Sandra N; Wolf, Judith R L M; Van de Mheen, Dike
Cognitive impairment is a prevalent problem among the homeless and seems related to more psychosocial problems. However, little is known about the care needs of the subgroup of homeless people with an intellectual disability compared to those without an intellectual disability and how their care needs …
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Purpose: To determine cross-sectional and longitudinal associations of environmental factors with frailty and
Methods: This study was conducted in a sample of Dutch citizens. At baseline the sample consisted of 429
subjects (aged ≥ 65 years); a subset of this sample participated …
Nienke Bleijenberg (Lid Lectoraat); Nicolaas P.A. Zuithoff; Alexander K. Smith; Niek de Wit; Marieke Schuurmans (Lector)
Objectives: To examine the risk of disability in 15 individual ADL, IADL, and mobility in older adults
by age; and to assess the association of multimorbidity, gender, and education with disability. Design & Setting: A prospective cohort study. The sample included 805 community-dwelling older people …
This thesis answers the question how you should communicate with children with Intellectual Disability regarding Internet safety. Also, this research will discuss online behaviour of this group and if Internet classes will contribute to more awareness of the dangers on the web. In the future, more children …
Ilse Arts (Lid Lectoraat); Yvonne van der Schouw; Marjolein den Ouden; Marieke J. Schuurmans (Lector)
Progressive disability develops with older age in association with underlying disease, comorbidity
and frailty. Physical performance characteristics are important to improve the physical condition of
older persons and therefore may be able to prevent or delay the onset of (progressive) disability. However
MSc M.I. Bal; Dr. J.N.T. Sattoe; Dr. H.S. Miedema; Dr. A.L. van Staa
To identify predictors during adolescence for receiving disability benefits in young adulthood, and to compare benefit recipients’ and non-recipients’ social participation, and psychosocial outcomes in young adulthood. By doing so, insights for future policy and rehabilitation care could be provided …
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