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Jokubonis, Darius; Adomaitiene, Virginija; Leleikiene, Aiste; Baltaityte, Laura; Dirzius, Edgaras; De Jong, Cornelis Aj – Open Review of Educational Research, 2019
The high rates of comorbidity with substance use disorders in general psychiatry patients demand enhanced competences from psychiatry residents in addiction medicine. The aim of this article is to improve knowledge, skills and attitudes in psychiatric residents in treating patients with comorbid substance-related disorders (SUD). Four seminars…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Addictive Behavior, Medicine, Drug Addiction
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van der Ende, Jan; Verhulst, Frank C.; Tiemeier, Henning – Psychological Assessment, 2012
Agreement among informants' ratings of children's and adults' internalizing and externalizing problems is moderate. Each informant contributes unique information about an individual's problems. Thus, it has been advocated to obtain ratings from multiple sources in child psychiatry, whereas adult psychiatry relies mostly on self-reports.…
Descriptors: Interrater Reliability, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Problems, Psychological Testing
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Lamers, Audri; Delsing, Marc J. M. H.; van Widenfelt, Brigit M.; Vermeiren, Robert R. J. M. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2015
Background: The therapeutic alliance between multidisciplinary teams and parents within youth (semi) residential psychiatry is essential for the treatment process and forms a promising process variable for Routine Outcome Monitoring (ROM). No short evaluative instrument, however, is currently available to assess parent-team alliance. Objective: In…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Youth, Residential Institutions, Psychiatry
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Abma, Tineke A.; Leyerzapf, Hannah; Landeweer, Elleke – American Journal of Evaluation, 2017
Responsive evaluation honors democratic and participatory values and intends to foster dialogues among stakeholders to include their voices and enhance mutual understandings. The question explored in this article is whether and how responsive evaluation can offer a platform for moral learning ("Bildung") in the interference zone between…
Descriptors: Evaluation, Psychiatry, Medical Services, Privacy
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van Drenth, Annemieke – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
Following Foucault's analysis of expanding psychiatric power, this article addresses the shift from psychiatry into pedagogy in interventions concerning children with mental problems in the nineteenth century. The aims of this article are twofold. First, to answer the question of how the notion of "idiocy" developed in the context of an…
Descriptors: Sensory Experience, Child Development, Educational History, Psychiatry
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De Jong, Cornelis; Luycks, Lonneke; Delicat, Jan-Wilm – Substance Abuse, 2011
Since 2007 there is a full-time, 2-year professional training in addiction medicine in the Netherlands. The aim of this article is to describe in detail the development and present status of the Dutch Master in Addiction Medicine (MiAM) program. In this competency-based professional training, theoretical courses are integrated with learning in…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Substance Abuse, Public Health, Professional Training
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Wieland, J.; Wardenaar, K. J.; Fontein, E.; Zitman, F. G. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2012
Background: Diagnostics and care for people with intellectual disabilities (ID) and psychiatric disorders need to be improved. This can be done by using assessment instruments to routinely measure the nature and severity of psychiatric symptoms. Up until now, in the Netherlands, assessment measures are seldom used in the psychiatric care for this…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Mental Retardation, Mental Disorders, Validity
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Bakker, Nelleke – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
This article is concerned with the history of the neurological disorder that preceded ADHD: "neurasthenia" or nervousness, conceived of as a functional disease of the nervous system. Around 1900 it appeared on the scene of children's disorders and it disappeared at the time of the pharmacological turn in psychiatry by the late 1960s. In…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Neurosis, Mental Health, Psychiatry
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Chakhssi, Farid; de Ruiter, Corine; Bernstein, David – Assessment, 2010
The Behavioural Status Index (BEST-Index) has been introduced into Dutch forensic psychiatry to measure change in risk level of future violence. The BEST-Index is a structured observational measure that assesses aggressive behavior, degree of insight, social skills, self-care, and work and leisure skills during inpatient treatment. Thus far,…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Aggression, Psychiatric Hospitals, Validity
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Jonsson, Ulf; Olsson, Nora Choque; Bölte, Sven – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
Systematic reviews have traditionally focused on internal validity, while external validity often has been overlooked. In this study, we systematically reviewed determinants of external validity in the accumulated randomized controlled trials of social skills group interventions for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. We…
Descriptors: Autism, Interpersonal Competence, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intervention
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Germans, Sara; Van Heck, Guus L.; Masthoff, Erik D.; Trompenaars, Fons J. W. M.; Hodiamont, Paul P. G. – Psychological Assessment, 2010
This article describes the identification of a 10-item set of the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Personality Disorders (SCID-II) items, which proved to be effective as a self-report assessment instrument in screening personality disorders. The item selection was based on the retrospective analyses of 495 SCID-II interviews. The…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Patients, Adults, Personality Problems
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de Jong, Marianne; Punt, Marja; de Groot, Erik; Minderaa, Ruud B; Hadders-Algra, Mijna – Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 2011
Aim: The aim of this study was to improve the understanding of brain function in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in relation to minor neurological dysfunctions (MNDs). Method: We studied MNDs in 122 children (93 males, 29 females; mean age 8y 1mo, SD 2y 6mo) who, among a total cohort of 705 children (513 males, 192 females; mean age…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Congenital Impairments
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Brouwer, Danny; Meijer, Rob R.; Weekers, Anke M.; Baneke, Joost J. – Psychological Assessment, 2008
The Dispositional Hope Scale (DHS; C. R. Snyder et al., 1991) consists of two subsets of items measuring Agency and Pathways. The authors used bifactor analysis to evaluate the dimensionality structure of the scale. Data from 676 persons (295 psychiatric patients, 112 delinquents, and 269 students) were analyzed. The authors conclude that although…
Descriptors: Patients, Measures (Individuals), Self Efficacy, Psychological Patterns
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Amsing, Hilda T. A.; de Beer, Fedor H. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
In the mid-1950s the head of the Dutch Provincial Psychiatric Service of Groningen, Dr H. Kuipers, became involved in a fierce dispute with Mr J.J. Zuidema, the headmaster of the local school for children with mental disabilities. Both the psychiatrist and the headmaster claimed authority over the testing of children's intelligence as part of the…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Mental Retardation, Physicians, School Psychologists
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Bakker, Nelleke – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
In this article, the author discusses plans that were launched at three consecutive conferences on care for toddlers between 1929 and 1938 in the Netherlands. These plans and their realisation are evaluated in terms of what was seen as the missing link in the supply of institutional care for young children. The author identifies the professional…
Descriptors: Expertise, Nursery Schools, Early Childhood Education, Physical Health
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