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Social integration of people with non-psychotic mental illness over the last 2 decades: the widening gap in the adult population in Belgium

from 1997 to 2018. Three degrees of non-psychotic MI severity were compared using the 12-items General Health Questionnaire: no MI, moderate MI, and severe MI (score7). Social integration was measured ...

Polypharmacy and health-related quality of life/psychological distress among patients with chronic disease

medications concurrently) on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and psychological distress in a combined sample of chronic disease patients and patients with multimorbidity, using diverse HRQOL measures ...

Benchmarking public policies to create healthy food environments compared to best practice: the Healthy Food Environment Policy Index in Guatemala.

against best international practices. The level of agreement among evaluators was measured using the Gwet second order agreement coefficient (AC2). The expert panel recommended actions for each indicator ...

Measuring mental health burden in humanitarian settings: a critical review of assessment tools

to disasters’ impacts on mental health is growing, mental health effects are not well understood due to inconsistencies in measurement. Objective: The purpose of this study is to review mental health ...

Anxiety and Depression in Belgium during the First 15 Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Longitudinal Study

De Ridder; Lydia Gisle Source: Behavioral Sciences, Volume 12, Issue 5 (2022) Keywords: Anxiety COVID-19 dépression longitudinal study Mental health Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic and policy measures ...

Assessing polypharmacy in the older population: Comparison of a self‐reported and prescription based method

based excessive polypharmacy only. Conclusions Surveys and prescription data measure polypharmacy from a different perspective, but overall conclusions in terms of prevalence and determinants of ...

Prevalence and associated factors of burnout risk among intensive care and emergency nurses before and during the COVID-19 pandemic: A cross-sectional study in Belgium

Therefore, it is important to implement specific measures for these 2 groups of nurses to prevent and manage their risk of burnout. Health Topics:  Chronic disease Maladie chronique Chronische ziekte Service:  ...

Prevalence of burnout risk and factors associated with burnout risk among ICU nurses during the COVID-19 outbreak in French speaking Belgium

performed during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic inFrench speaking Belgium Main outcome measures:Risk of burnout was assessed with the Maslach Burnout Inventory scale. Results:A total of 1135 ICU ...

Benchmarking as a Public Health Strategy for Creating Healthy Food Environments: An Evaluation of the INFORMAS Initiative (2012-2020).

incorporate measurements related to environmental sustainability. For sustained impact, INFORMAS activities will need to be embedded within other existing monitoring initiatives. The most value will come from ...

Comparing health insurance data and health interview survey data for ascertaining chronic disease prevalence in Belgium.

both data sources were compared. Agreement was measured using sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value (PPV) and negative predictive value (NPV) assuming BHIS data as gold standard. Kappa ...

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