Erik Taal
University of Twente
Quality of lifeSelf-efficacyPsychiatryInternal medicinePsychologyNursingRandomized controlled trialPsychometricsPhysical therapyRheumatologyAlternative medicineArthritisRheumatoid arthritisPatient educationSocial supportDiseaseIn patientFamily medicineClinical psychologyMedicineCoping (psychology)
Publications 400
#1Akash Sharma (UCMS: University College of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 2
Last. Mohammad Karamouzian (UBC: University of British Columbia)H-Index: 20
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#1Dorien Brouwer-Goossensen (EUR: Erasmus University Rotterdam)H-Index: 3
Last. Erik Taal (UT: University of Twente)H-Index: 51
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OBJECTIVE Unhealthy lifestyle is common among patients with ischemic stroke or TIA. Hence, health-related behavior change may be an effective way to reduce stroke recurrence. However, this is often difficult to carry out successfully. We aimed to explore patients' perspectives on health-related behavior change, support in this change, and sustain healthy behavior. METHODS We conducted a descriptive qualitative study with in-depth, semistructured interviews in eighteen patients with recent TIA or...
#1Michiel E. de Jong (Radboud University Nijmegen)H-Index: 3
#2Erik Taal (UT: University of Twente)H-Index: 51
Last. Maurice G. RusselH-Index: 38
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There is a need for easy-to-use patient-reported outcome measures (PROMS) in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) practice. The ‘IBD-control’ is a short IBD-specific questionnaire capturing disease con...
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Last. Piet L. C. M. van RielH-Index: 1
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Last. Erik TaalH-Index: 51
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#1Roos Arends (UT: University of Twente)H-Index: 5
#2Christina Bode (UT: University of Twente)H-Index: 19
Last. Mart A F J van de Laar (Medisch Spectrum Twente)H-Index: 53
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Purpose: Goal was to establish whether an intervention that aims to increase goal management competencies is effective in decreasing elevated levels of depressive symptoms and increasing well-being in patients with polyarthritis. Materials and methods: Eighty-five persons with polyarthritis and elevated levels of depressive symptoms participated in the goal management intervention consisting of six group-based meetings. A quasi-experimental design with baseline measurement, follow-up at 6 months...
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#1Christina BodeH-Index: 19
Last. Erik TaalH-Index: 51
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#2Erik TaalH-Index: 51
Last. Mart A F J van de LaarH-Index: 53
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#1L. M. M. Steunebrink (Medisch Spectrum Twente)H-Index: 6
#2M.A.H. Oude Voshaar (UT: University of Twente)H-Index: 4
Last. M.A.F.J. van de Laar (Medisch Spectrum Twente)H-Index: 29
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OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to explore the association between achieving favorable clinical outcomes and patients' perceived change in overall health status after 12 months of treat to target (T2T) in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis and to identify determinants of subjective non-improvement. METHODS: Baseline and 12 month data of patients included in the Dutch Rheumatoid Arthritis Monitoring remission induction cohort study with at least a moderate EULAR response after 1 year w...
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#1Erik TaalH-Index: 51
Last. Mart A F J van de LaarH-Index: 53
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Background. Fatigue is a common symptom in patients with a rheumatic disease. Resilience, the ability to bounce back or recover from stress, has been found to be related to lower fatigue in patients with cancer, traumatic brain injury, cardiac disease and fibromyalgia (see e.g. [1]) Objectives. To study the relationships of resilience and the resilience related factors positive affect, acceptance and engaged living with fatigue in patients with rheumatic diseases. Methods. 57 patients with a rhe...