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  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Qualitative research methods
  • B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion
  • Ethical theory

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Interviews Medicine & Life Sciences
Netherlands Medicine & Life Sciences
Quality of Life Medicine & Life Sciences
Cues Medicine & Life Sciences
Life Style Medicine & Life Sciences
Small Cell Lung Carcinoma Medicine & Life Sciences
Construction Industry Medicine & Life Sciences
Focus Groups Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2006 2019

  • 45 Article
  • 6 Meeting Abstract
  • 2 PhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VU
  • 1 Review article

A longitudinal mixed methods study on changes in body weight, body composition, and lifestyle in breast cancer patients during chemotherapy and in a comparison group of women without cancer: Study protocol

de Kruif, J. T. C. M., Visser, M., van den Berg, M. M. G. A., Derks, M. J. M., de Boer, M. R., van Laarhoven, H. W. M., de Vries, J. H. M., de Vries, Y. C., Kampman, E., Winkels, R. W. & Westerman, M. J., 5 Jan 2019, In : BMC Cancer. 19, 1, p. 1-8 8 p., 7.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Body Weight Changes
Body Composition
Life Style
Breast Neoplasms
Drug Therapy

Perceptions of Dutch health care professionals on weight gain during chemotherapy in women with breast cancer

de Kruif, J. T. C. M., Scholtens, M. B., van der Rijt, J., de Boer, M. R., van den Berg, M. M. G. A., de Vries, Y. C., Winkels, R. M., Visser, M., Kampman, E. & Westerman, M. J., Feb 2019, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 27, 2, p. 601-607 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Weight Gain
Breast Neoplasms
Delivery of Health Care
Drug Therapy

Combined protein-rich diet with resistance exercise intervention to counteract sarcopenia: A qualitative study on drivers and barriers of compliance

Herrema, A. L., Westerman, M. J., Dongen, E. V. J. I., Kudla, U. & Veltkamp, M., Jan 2018, In : Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. 26, 1, p. 106-113 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review


COSMIN methodology for evaluating the content validity of patient-reported outcome measures: a Delphi study

Terwee, C. B., Prinsen, C. A. C., Chiarotto, A., Westerman, M. J., Patrick, D. L., Alonso, J., Bouter, L. M., de Vet, H. C. W. & Mokkink, L. B., May 2018, In : Quality of Life Research. 27, 5, p. 1159-1170 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalReview articleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Delphi Technique
Sample Size
Patient Reported Outcome Measures

Experiences with the implementation of Individual Placement and Support for people with severe mental illness: A qualitative study among stakeholders

Vukadin, M., Schaafsma, F. G., Westerman, M. J., Michon, H. W. C. & Anema, J. R., 24 May 2018, In : BMC Psychiatry. 18, p. 1-9 9 p., 145.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Vocational Rehabilitation
Incentive Reimbursement
Delivery of Health Care


Article of the year 2008

Marjan Westerman (Recipient), Tony Hak (Recipient), Mirjam A G Sprangers (Recipient), Harry J M Groen (Recipient), Gerrit van der Wal (Recipient) & Anne-Mei The (Recipient), 31 Oct 2009


response behavior
quality of life