K H Ladwig

Summary

Affiliation: GSF-National Research Center for Environment and Health
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Influence of depressive mood on the association of CRP and obesity in 3205 middle aged healthy men
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, Neuherberg 85764, Germany
    Brain Behav Immun 17:268-75. 2003
  2. pmc Sex- and age-specific trends in mortality from suicide and undetermined death in Germany 1991-2002
    Jens J Baumert
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Ingolstaedter Landstr, 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 5:61. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint [Psychosocial factors as risk for coronary heart disease--status with special reference to the KORA platform]
    K H Ladwig
    GSF Forschungszentrum für Umwelt und Gesundheit, Institut fur Epidemiologie, Neuherberg
    Gesundheitswesen 67:S86-93. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Synergistic effects of depressed mood and obesity on long-term cardiovascular risks in 1510 obese men and women: results from the MONICA-KORA Augsburg Cohort Study 1984-1998
    K H Ladwig
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1408-14. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Contemplating to quit current smoking status: differences in behavioural and psychosocial patterns in a population-based cohort of current smokers
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, Neuherberg 85764, Germany
    Prev Med 41:134-40. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein, depressed mood, and the prediction of coronary heart disease in initially healthy men: results from the MONICA-KORA Augsburg Cohort Study 1984-1998
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Eur Heart J 26:2537-42. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Case-finding for depressive and exhausted mood in the general population: reliability and validity of a symptom-driven diagnostic scale. Results from the prospective MONICA/KORA Augsburg Study
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Ann Epidemiol 14:332-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Identifying somatization disorder in a population-based health examination survey: psychosocial burden and gender differences
    K H Ladwig
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Med Psychologie und Psychotherapie des Klinikums Rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München, Germany
    Psychosomatics 42:511-8. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint [Temporal changes and determinants of smoking habits with respect to prevention]
    J Baumert
    GSF Forschungszentrum für Umwelt und Gesundheit, Institut fur Epidemiologie, Neuherberg
    Gesundheitswesen 67:S46-50. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Sleep disturbances and depressed mood: a harmful combination associated with increased leptin levels in women with normal weight
    S Hafner
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Biol Psychol 89:163-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Influence of depressive mood on the association of CRP and obesity in 3205 middle aged healthy men
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, Neuherberg 85764, Germany
    Brain Behav Immun 17:268-75. 2003
    ..These findings suggest a possible synergistic effect of obesity and depressive mood on chronic low level inflammation which may play a crucial role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis...
  2. pmc Sex- and age-specific trends in mortality from suicide and undetermined death in Germany 1991-2002
    Jens J Baumert
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Ingolstaedter Landstr, 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 5:61. 2005
    ..To date, it is not established whether those favourable time trends developed homogeneously for sex and age groups and how they were affected by the number of undetermined deaths...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Psychosocial factors as risk for coronary heart disease--status with special reference to the KORA platform]
    K H Ladwig
    GSF Forschungszentrum für Umwelt und Gesundheit, Institut fur Epidemiologie, Neuherberg
    Gesundheitswesen 67:S86-93. 2005
    ..The inclusion of psychosocial factors, as demonstrated for depression, is likely to improve prediction of future adverse cardiovascular and total mortality. These factors may also play a crucial role in genotype-phenotype interaction...
  4. ncbi request reprint Synergistic effects of depressed mood and obesity on long-term cardiovascular risks in 1510 obese men and women: results from the MONICA-KORA Augsburg Cohort Study 1984-1998
    K H Ladwig
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1408-14. 2006
    ..To examine the contribution of depressed mood in obese subjects on the prediction of a future coronary heart disease event (CHD)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Contemplating to quit current smoking status: differences in behavioural and psychosocial patterns in a population-based cohort of current smokers
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, Neuherberg 85764, Germany
    Prev Med 41:134-40. 2005
    ..Smokers actively considering to quit smoking were compared with hard-core smokers completely unwilling to change smoking habits with respect to psychosocial variables...
  6. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein, depressed mood, and the prediction of coronary heart disease in initially healthy men: results from the MONICA-KORA Augsburg Cohort Study 1984-1998
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Eur Heart J 26:2537-42. 2005
    ..The goal of the present study was to assess possible combined effects of these factors on the prediction of a future fatal and non-fatal coronary event...
  7. ncbi request reprint Case-finding for depressive and exhausted mood in the general population: reliability and validity of a symptom-driven diagnostic scale. Results from the prospective MONICA/KORA Augsburg Study
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Ann Epidemiol 14:332-8. 2004
    ..Depressed and exhausted mood warrants epidemiological scrutiny as a cardiovascular risk factor. We evaluated the reliability and validity of a symptom-driven diagnostic scale...
  8. ncbi request reprint Identifying somatization disorder in a population-based health examination survey: psychosocial burden and gender differences
    K H Ladwig
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Med Psychologie und Psychotherapie des Klinikums Rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München, Germany
    Psychosomatics 42:511-8. 2001
    ..Against expectation, the somatization risk for men also mounted 3-fold under the identical risk constellation...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Temporal changes and determinants of smoking habits with respect to prevention]
    J Baumert
    GSF Forschungszentrum für Umwelt und Gesundheit, Institut fur Epidemiologie, Neuherberg
    Gesundheitswesen 67:S46-50. 2005
    ..Sex-, age- and educational status-specific activities and recommendations are considered to be essential for targeting different person groups in a more focused way...
  10. doi request reprint Sleep disturbances and depressed mood: a harmful combination associated with increased leptin levels in women with normal weight
    S Hafner
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Biol Psychol 89:163-9. 2012
    ..01). No associations were found in men and in overweight women. Our results suggest that leptin regulation in depressed mood and sleep disturbances very much depend on sex and weight...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sex-specific time patterns of suicidal acts on the German railway system. An analysis of 4003 cases
    N Erazo
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Psychotherapie und Med Psychologie des Klinikums rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München, Germany
    J Affect Disord 83:1-9. 2004
    ..To examine sex-specific time patterns of suicidal behaviour on railway tracks as basis of suicide preventive strategies...
  12. doi request reprint To live alone and to be depressed, an alarming combination for the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone-system (RAAS)
    S Hafner
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:230-7. 2012
    ..Moreover, we aimed to analyse whether stress response is altered in the presence of depressed symptomatology. We chose "living alone" to be our paradigm of chronic stress...
  13. doi request reprint Association between social isolation and inflammatory markers in depressed and non-depressed individuals: results from the MONICA/KORA study
    S Hafner
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology II, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Brain Behav Immun 25:1701-7. 2011
    ..We investigate whether chronic stress also induces an exaggerated inflammatory response in individuals with increased depression features. As model for chronic stress, social isolation was chosen...
  14. ncbi request reprint Gender differences of symptom reporting and medical health care utilization in the German population
    K H Ladwig
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Med Psychologie und Psychotherapie des Klinikums Rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 16:511-8. 2000
    ..It is less clear whether differences in symptom reporting provide an impact on health care utilization and to which degree psychosocial factors exhibit confounding influence...
  15. doi request reprint [Depression. An underestimated risk for the development and progression of coronary heart disease]
    K H Ladwig
    Institut fur Epidemiologie, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt, Neuherberg, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, 85764, Neuherberg
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 54:59-65. 2011
    ..Nonadherence and adverse side effects of medications also contribute to the lethal properties of depression in CVD...
  16. doi request reprint How much does it hurt to be lonely? Mental and physical differences between older men and women in the KORA-Age Study
    A Zebhauser
    Institute of Epidemiology II, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 29:245-52. 2014
    ..Findings on sex-specific differences on the experience of loneliness remain sparse. This study compared the intensity of and factors associated with loneliness between men and women...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ten-year incidence and time trends of railway suicides in Germany from 1991 to 2000
    J Baumert
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Psychotherapie und Med Psychologie, Klinikums rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München, Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 16:173-8. 2006
    ..We aimed to assess the incidence of railway suicides compared with the total burden of suicides in Germany and its time trend over a 10-year observation period...
  18. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in emotional disability and negative health perception in cardiac patients 6 months after stent implantation
    K H Ladwig
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Medizinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie des Klinikums Rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München, Langerstraáe 3, 81675, Munchen, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 48:501-8. 2000
    ..In this study we evaluate gender differences in affective adaptation and health perception in patients 6 months after stent implantation...
  19. doi request reprint [Multimorbidity and successful aging: the population-based KORA-Age study]
    A Peters
    Institut für Epidemiologie II, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt GmbH, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, 85764, Neuherberg, Deutschland
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 44:41-54. 2011
    ..The objective of the KORA-Age research consortium is to assess the determinants and consequences of multimorbidity in the elderly and to look into reasons for successful aging in the general public...
  20. ncbi request reprint Long-acting psychotraumatic properties of a cardiac arrest experience
    K H Ladwig
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Med Psychologie und Psychotherapie, Technischen Universitat Munchen, Germany
    Am J Psychiatry 156:912-9. 1999
    ..The present study assessed the long-term prevalence and severity of emotional disability of cardiac arrest survivors and ascertained whether survivors suffer from recurrent and intrusive recollections of the cardiac arrest...
  21. doi request reprint [Treating ICD patients at the end of their lives: attitudes, knowledge, and behavior of doctors and patients. A critical literature analysis]
    K H Ladwig
    Institut für Epidemiologie EPI II, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, 85764, Neuherberg, Deutschland
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 22:151-6. 2011
    ..However, the ethical dilemma of harming a dying patient has received little attention. We studied the current state of knowledge and behavior of physicians and the subjective needs of ICD patients with respect to end-of-life issues...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Psychic and somatic findings in jaw or facial pain of unclear origin. Comparison of patients with severe and mild symptoms]
    H Gundel
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Psychotherapie und Medizinische Psychologie, Klinikum rechts der Isar, TU Munchen, Germany
    Schmerz 16:285-93. 2002
    ..Only few empirical studies address the possible interaction between facial pain and increased psychosocial stress with a thereby heightened risk for a chronic course of disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Psychological comorbidity and quality of life in patients with an implantable cardioverter/defribrillator (ICD)]
    K H Ladwig
    Institut fur Epidemiologie, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, 85764, Neuherberg, Deutschland
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 21:129-36. 2010
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  24. ncbi request reprint [Regional and local clusters of railway suicides]
    N Erazo
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Psychotherapie und Medizinische Psychologie, Klinikum rechts der Isar der Technischen Universitat Munchen, Munchen
    Nervenarzt 75:1099-106. 2004
    ..Data stem from the central registry of all person accidents on the German Railway net...
  25. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with failed and completed railway suicides
    N Erazo
    Institute and Policlinic for Psychosomatic Medicine, Psychotherapy and Med Psychology of the University Hospital of the Technical University of Munich, Langerstrasse 3, 81675 Munich, Germany
    J Affect Disord 88:137-43. 2005
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