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D'Olivo, P. (author)
Childhood cancer is a disruptive life event that creates high levels of stress and anxiety in families. It turns everyday routines up-side-down, and can block the child’s psychosocial development when families have difficulties to emotionally cope with this potentially traumatic event. D’Olivo developed three interactive objects aimed at...
doctoral thesis 2021
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van Bindsbergen, Kelly L.A. (author), D'Olivo, P. (author), Rozendaal, M.C. (author), Merks, Johannes H.M. (author), Grootenhuis, Martha A. (author)
Purpose: It is important to support families in dealing with the distress that comes along with the diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancer. Therefore, we developed a playful tool that families can use at home to support their family functioning and safeguard their normal family life. We pilot tested this new tool called Mr.V and describe...
journal article 2021
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Van Der Perk, M. E.Madeleine (author), Broer, Linda (author), Yasui, Yutaka (author), Robison, Leslie L. (author), Hudson, Melissa M. (author), Laven, Joop S.E. (author), Van Der Pal, Helena J. (author), Tissing, Wim J.E. (author), Krijthe, J.H. (author)
Background: Female childhood cancer survivors (CCSs) carry a risk of therapy-related gonadal dysfunction. Alkylating agents (AA) are well-established risk factors, yet inter-individual variability in ovarian function is observed. Polymorphisms in CYP450 enzymes may explain this variability in AA-induced ovarian damage. We aimed to evaluate...
journal article 2021
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D'Olivo, P. (author), Rozendaal, M.C. (author), Giaccardi, Elisa (author)
This contribution illustrates the Research through Design process of Mr.V the Spaceman, a tactful object meant to support families of children with cancer maintain a healthy domestic life during stressful times. By recounting insights from the field and unfolding changes to the original artifact over a period of two years, the paper...
conference paper 2020
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Boon, Boudewijn (author), Rozendaal, M.C. (author), Van den Heuvel-Eibrink, Marry M. (author), van der Net, J.J. (author), van Grotel, M. (author), Stappers, P.J. (author)
This paper develops a set of design strategies for promoting young children’s physical activity. These strategies are developed by taking the design perspective of Playscapes as a starting point. Playscapes suggests that three play qualities are key in promoting young children’s physical activity: free, bodily, and dispersed play. We present two...
journal article 2020
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D'Olivo, P. (author), van Bindsbergen, Kelly L.A. (author), Huisman, J. (author), Grootenhuis, Martha A. (author), Rozendaal, M.C. (author)
In the field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), there is an increasing interest in designing for well-being. With this contribution, we introduce Tactful Objects as a design perspective on interactive artifacts that empower people in sensitive settings. We explore the concept of tactfulness by designing two interactive artifacts addressing...
journal article 2020
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D'Olivo, P. (author), Rozendaal, M.C. (author), Giaccardi, Elisa (author), Grootenhuis, Martha A. (author), Huisman, Jaap (author)
What can design do to address adverse life events like childhood cancer? Cancer is not just a health matter—it strains family relationships and profoundly disrupts the stability of everyday routines. In this article, we introduce a socio-ecological perspective that untangles the systemic complexity of the challenges families face when confronted...
journal article 2018
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Bartels, Inge (author)
The aim of this graduation project was to design a product/service to improve the psychosocial school experience of children with cancer aged between 8 and 10 years old (group 5/6 at primary school) and the people around them during the treatment phase. The projected is conducted under the project ‘Meedoen=Groeien!’. <br/><br/>Within the current...
master thesis 2017
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Pofferi, L. (author)
The project illustrated in this report has been conducted to provide a solution for the different physical and psychosocial issues that families experience during hospitalization due to childhood cancer. The pathology can greatly affect social and physical perspectives for children and their family, such as education, school, profession, marital...
master thesis 2014
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Heikamp, A. (author)
The assignment of this graduation project was to investigate the current interaction strategies of the pediatric oncology nursing staff in challenging situations on the pediatric oncology unit. Which interaction problems exist on the pediatric oncology unit? And which interaction strategies between the pediatric oncology nursing staff and...
master thesis 2013
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Van Beusekom, J. (author)
When a child is diagnosed with childhood cancer, parents tend to forget about their own well-being and focus totally on their child. In many cases, parents break during the two year treatment and get emotional problems. Mokkop is coffee mug that reminds parents to take a moment for themselves. Five times a day it lights up to trigger parents to...
master thesis 2013
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