Siegfried Geyer

Summary

Affiliation: Hannover Medical School
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Educational status and occupational training, occupational status and ischemic heart diseases: a prospective study with data from statutory health insurance in Germany]
    Richard Peter
    Abteilung Epidemologie, Arbeitsgruppe Medizinische Soziologie, Universitat Ulm
    Soz Praventivmed 48:44-54. 2003
  2. pmc Alcohol use disorder-related sick leave and mortality: a cohort study
    Felix Wedegaertner
    Department of Psychiatry, Social Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hannover Medical School Centre for Mental Health, Carl Neuberg Str, 1, Hannover 30625, Germany
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 8:3. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Changes in problem-based and routine-based healthcare attendance: a comparison of three national dental health surveys
    Siegfried Geyer
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 40:459-67. 2012
  4. doi request reprint [Are there social inequalities in the utilisation of oncological rehabilitation by breast cancer patients?]
    S Geyer
    Medizinische Soziologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover
    Gesundheitswesen 74:71-8. 2012
  5. pmc Emotional support, education and self-rated health in 22 European countries
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr, 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 7:272. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Testing questionnaires with cognitive methods: Part I, Probing questions
    Siegfried Geyer
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School
    Soz Praventivmed 48:133-4. 2003
  7. doi request reprint [Social inequalities in health. Analysis using data from statutory health insurance companies]
    S Geyer
    Medizinische Hochschule, Hannover, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 51:1164-72. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint [Variability of physician judgements in school entry examinations]
    S Geyer
    Medizinische Soziologie, Hannover
    Gesundheitswesen 69:621-7. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Study participation and nonresponse in a population of adolescents and adults with operated congenital heart disease (GUCH patients)
    Siegfried Geyer
    Hannover Medical School, Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover, Germany
    Congenit Heart Dis 3:26-32. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Social inequalities in the incidence and case fatality of cancers of the lung, the stomach, the bowels, and the breast
    Siegfried Geyer
    Medizinische Soziologie OE 5420, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 19:965-74. 2008

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Publications54

  1. ncbi request reprint [Educational status and occupational training, occupational status and ischemic heart diseases: a prospective study with data from statutory health insurance in Germany]
    Richard Peter
    Abteilung Epidemologie, Arbeitsgruppe Medizinische Soziologie, Universitat Ulm
    Soz Praventivmed 48:44-54. 2003
    ..To study associations between education, occupational position, and incidence of ischemic heart disease (ICD-9 410-414)...
  2. pmc Alcohol use disorder-related sick leave and mortality: a cohort study
    Felix Wedegaertner
    Department of Psychiatry, Social Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hannover Medical School Centre for Mental Health, Carl Neuberg Str, 1, Hannover 30625, Germany
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 8:3. 2013
    ..Absenteeism from work (sick leave) due to an AUD likely signals worsening. In this study, we assessed whether AUD-related sick leave was associated with mortality in a cohort of workers in Germany...
  3. doi request reprint Changes in problem-based and routine-based healthcare attendance: a comparison of three national dental health surveys
    Siegfried Geyer
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 40:459-67. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint [Are there social inequalities in the utilisation of oncological rehabilitation by breast cancer patients?]
    S Geyer
    Medizinische Soziologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover
    Gesundheitswesen 74:71-8. 2012
    ..Furthermore, it was considered which reasons are associated with the omission of rehabilitation...
  5. pmc Emotional support, education and self-rated health in 22 European countries
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr, 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 7:272. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Testing questionnaires with cognitive methods: Part I, Probing questions
    Siegfried Geyer
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School
    Soz Praventivmed 48:133-4. 2003
  7. doi request reprint [Social inequalities in health. Analysis using data from statutory health insurance companies]
    S Geyer
    Medizinische Hochschule, Hannover, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 51:1164-72. 2008
    ..Inpatient treatment in an unemployed compared to an employed insured is lower. Myocardial infarction is an exception since risks increase with increasing length of unemployment...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Variability of physician judgements in school entry examinations]
    S Geyer
    Medizinische Soziologie, Hannover
    Gesundheitswesen 69:621-7. 2007
    ..2) Language anomalies, because these are the most frequent diagnoses. No external criterion had been available, thus differences within the group of examining physicians were considered...
  9. doi request reprint Study participation and nonresponse in a population of adolescents and adults with operated congenital heart disease (GUCH patients)
    Siegfried Geyer
    Hannover Medical School, Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover, Germany
    Congenit Heart Dis 3:26-32. 2008
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Social inequalities in the incidence and case fatality of cancers of the lung, the stomach, the bowels, and the breast
    Siegfried Geyer
    Medizinische Soziologie OE 5420, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 19:965-74. 2008
    ..Social differentiation was depicted by income and occupational position in order to examine which one is more strongly associated with incidence and case fatality...
  11. doi request reprint [Single indicator or index? Comparison of measures of social differentiation]
    S Geyer
    Medizinische Soziologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover
    Gesundheitswesen 70:281-8. 2008
    ..In addition, an index of cumulative disadvantage was introduced. This includes the upper and the lower extreme categories of the three main indicators of social differentiation...
  12. doi request reprint Does the occurrence of adverse life events in patients with breast cancer lead to a change in illness behaviour?
    Siegfried Geyer
    Medical Sociology Unit OE 5420, Hannover Medical School, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, 30625, Hannover, Germany
    Support Care Cancer 16:1407-14. 2008
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Income, income, or income? The effects of different income measures on health in a national survey
    Siegfried Geyer
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:491-6. 2011
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Chances of employment in women and men after surgery of congenital heart disease: comparisons between patients and the general population
    Siegfried Geyer
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Congenit Heart Dis 4:25-33. 2009
    ..It was examined whether women and men (17-45 years) with operated congenital heart disease differ with respect to chances of employment. Patients were compared with the general population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Life chances after surgery of congenital heart disease: the influence of cardiac surgery on intergenerational social mobility. A comparison between patients and general population data
    Siegfried Geyer
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:128-34. 2007
    ..To examine whether operated congenital heart disease (CHD) is setting preconditions for an active life by comparing intergenerational social mobility in patients with a population sample...
  16. doi request reprint Social gradients and cumulative effects of income and education on dental health in the Fourth German Oral Health Study
    Siegfried Geyer
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:120-8. 2010
    ..To consider differential effects of income and education on oral health for each indicator separately and in combination. Finally the combined effects of the lowest income level and the lowest level of education were examined...
  17. ncbi request reprint The role of social and psychosocial factors in the development and course of cancer
    S Geyer
    Medizinische Soziologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Federal Republic of Germany
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 112:986-94. 2000
    ..These should provide an integration of psychological and biological perspectives...
  18. ncbi request reprint Social inequality in the utilization of in- and outpatient treatment of non-psychotic/non-organic disorders: a study with health insurance data
    S Geyer
    Medical Sociology, Medical University of Hannover, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 36:373-80. 2001
    ..Finally, the study considers whether the hospital department a given patient is most likely to be assigned to differs between occupational status positions...
  19. pmc Socioeconomic differences in children's and adolescents' hospital admissions in Germany: a report based on health insurance data on selected diagnostic categories
    S Geyer
    Medizinische Soziologie OE 5443, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:109-14. 2002
    ..This was considered in terms of inpatient treatment attributable to a number of diagnoses (ICD-9), especially infectious diseases and psychiatric disorders...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hospital admissions after transition into unemployment
    Siegfried Geyer
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School
    Soz Praventivmed 48:105-14. 2003
    ..It was examined whether the rate of hospital admissions change after transition into unemployment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Testing questionnaires with cognitive methods: Part 2, Thinkalouds
    Siegfried Geyer
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School
    Soz Praventivmed 48:392-3. 2003
  22. ncbi request reprint Health inequalities in different age groups: the case of type 2-diabetes: a study with health insurance and medication data
    Siegfried Geyer
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School
    Soz Praventivmed 49:328-35. 2004
    ..This study investigates social differentials in the prevalence of diabetes type 2 in women and men in a health insurance population. It is considered whether social gradients are present over different age strata...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Psychological symptoms and body image in patients after surgery of congenital heart disease]
    Siegfried Geyer
    Medizinische Soziologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 56:425-31. 2006
    ..These results do not apply to patients with the severest impairments due to congenital heart disease, because their number in our study was too low...
  24. ncbi request reprint Is the Ability index superior to the NYHA classification for assessing heart failure?: comparison of two classification scales in adolescents and adults with operated congenital heart defects
    Kambiz Norozi
    Department of Paediatric Cardiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Medical School Hannover, OE 6730, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30623, Hannover, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 96:542-7. 2007
    ..The functional status of ACHD may be assessed in terms of the NYHA classification or the Ability index (ABILITY)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Elevated brain natriuretic peptide and reduced exercise capacity in adult patients operated on for tetralogy of fallot is due to biventricular dysfunction as determined by the myocardial performance index
    Kambiz Norozi
    Department of Paediatric Cardiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Medical School Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 97:1377-82. 2006
    ..The combined determinations of these 3 variables enable the identification of congenital heart disease with impaired cardiac function before they become clinically symptomatic...
  26. doi request reprint The influence of congenital heart disease on psychological conditions in adolescents and adults after corrective surgery
    Kambiz Norozi
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Medical School Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Congenit Heart Dis 1:282-8. 2006
    ..Particularly it was to be examined whether cardiological parameters may be associated with subjectively perceived impairments and measures of psychological distress...
  27. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk distribution of heart failure in adolescents and adults with congenital heart disease after cardiac surgery
    Kambiz Norozi
    Department of Paediatric Cardiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Medical School Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 97:1238-43. 2006
    ..In conclusion, HF in adults with CHD predominately depends on diagnosis, age, the frequency of reoperation, and right ventricular function and may be related to chronotropic incompetence indicated by lower maximal heart rates...
  28. pmc Depression- and anxiety-related sick leave and the risk of permanent disability and mortality in the working population in Germany: a cohort study
    Felix Wedegaertner
    Department of Psychiatry, Social Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hannover Medical School, Centre for Mental Health, Carl Neuberg Str, 1, 30625, Hannover, Germany
    BMC Public Health 13:145. 2013
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Psychological symptoms in patients after surgery for congenital cardiac disease
    Siegfried Geyer
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Cardiol Young 16:540-8. 2006
    ..We studied a population of patients with surgically corrected congenital cardiac disease to determine whether limitations in activity, impaired cardiac performance, and perception of body image have effects on psychological symptoms...
  30. doi request reprint Health behavior change among breast cancer patients
    Lisa Steinhilper
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, 30625, Hannover, Germany
    Int J Public Health 58:603-13. 2013
    ..We aimed to analyze (1) significant modifications of these behaviors about a year after breast cancer surgery and (2) the impact of social, medical and behavioral patient characteristics on these changes...
  31. doi request reprint What accounts for depressive symptoms among mothers?: the impact of socioeconomic status, family structure and psychosocial stress
    Stefanie Sperlich
    Hannover Medical School, Medical Sociology, Germany
    Int J Public Health 56:385-96. 2011
    ....
  32. doi request reprint [Permanent disability and death among German workers with depression]
    Felix Wedegärtner
    Zentrum für Seelische Gesundheit, Klinik fur Psychiatrie, Sozialpsychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Psychiatr Prax 38:135-41. 2011
    ..It was the aim of this study to estimate effects of depression on permanent disability and death in a statutory health insurance population...
  33. doi request reprint Comparison of late results of arterial switch versus atrial switch (mustard procedure) operation for transposition of the great arteries
    Claudia Junge
    Division of Paediatric Cardiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 111:1505-9. 2013
    ..This holds in terms of cardiac function, cardiorespiratory performance, and neurohormonal activity...
  34. pmc Applying the effort-reward imbalance model to household and family work: a population-based study of German mothers
    Stefanie Sperlich
    Medical Sociology, Hannover Medical School, Carl Neuberg Str, 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany
    BMC Public Health 12:12. 2012
    ..Analyses of Variance were computed to examine relationships between ERI and social factors and health outcomes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Ways to obtain a breast cancer diagnosis, consistency of information, patient satisfaction, and the presence of relatives
    Henning Brake
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany
    Support Care Cancer 15:841-7. 2007
    ..What physicians told breast cancer patients about their diagnosis, who informed them, and how this information was conveyed were examined in this study. Finally, the relatives' role in this communication process was considered...
  36. doi request reprint Differences in illness-related knowledge of breast cancer patients according to their involvement in self-help groups
    Dorothee Noeres
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School, Germany
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 32:147-53. 2011
    ..As the participation rate in German breast cancer self-help groups is still quite low, it seems reasonable to generate more interest in this kind of support...
  37. ncbi request reprint Relation of systemic ventricular function quantified by myocardial performance index (Tei) to cardiopulmonary exercise capacity in adults after Mustard procedure for transposition of the great arteries
    Kambiz Norozi
    Department of Paediatric Cardiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Medical School Hannover, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 96:1721-5. 2005
    ..These parameters are simple and reliable screening methods to stratify patients with impaired cardiac dysfunction before they become symptomatic...
  38. ncbi request reprint Beta-blockade does not alter plasma cytokine concentrations and ventricular function in young adults with right ventricular dysfunction secondary to operated congenital heart disease
    Kambiz Norozi
    Department of Paediatric Cardiology and Intensive Care, Medical School Hannover, Germany
    Circ J 72:747-52. 2008
    ..Thus, the effect of bisoprolol on clinical status and plasma cytokine concentrations in ACHD patients with right heart failure after surgical correction for Tetralogy of Fallot was investigated...
  39. doi request reprint [Concept of living conditions or social strata?--which approach is more suitable for describing unhealthy living circumstances of mothers?]
    S Sperlich
    Medizinische Soziologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    Gesundheitswesen 72:813-23. 2010
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint [Psychosocial competence of general practitioners in managing psychiatric patients: initial results of a questionnaire study]
    H Haltenhof
    Abt Sozialpsychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    Gesundheitswesen 62:463-7. 2000
    ..Given the frequency of patients with psychosocial problems and mental disorders in primary care our study focuses on the relationship between the psychosocial qualifications of general practitioners and their management of these patients...
  41. doi request reprint Variability and stability of coping in women with breast cancer
    Rafaela Hervatin
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Support Care Cancer 20:2277-85. 2012
    ..It will be further determined whether there is a pattern in coping processes. Also predictors of coping variability will be identified, with the overall aim to evaluate the relevance of repeated coping measurement...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Do members of self-help groups know more about breast cancer?]
    Sophie Kühner
    Medizinische Soziologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 56:432-7. 2006
    ..Since only a minority of patients is willing to be engaged in self-help groups, more effort should be devoted to conveying information in post-treatment care...
  43. doi request reprint Knowledge of congenital heart disease of mothers: presentation of a standardized questionnaire and first results
    Anja Löbel
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, Hannover, Germany
    Congenit Heart Dis 7:31-40. 2012
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Symptom experience after solid organ transplantation
    Christiane Kugler
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, Transplant and Vascular Surgery, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 66:101-10. 2009
    ..Understanding patients' perceptions and responses to immunosuppression-related symptom experiences following solid organ transplantation increases the likelihood that interventions can be designed to support long-term graft survival...
  45. doi request reprint [Development of a questionnaire for measuring effort-reward imbalance in household and family work]
    Stefanie Sperlich
    Abteilung Medizinische Soziologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, 30625 Hannover
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 59:177-85. 2009
    ..The psychometric properties of both instruments are good to satisfactory...
  46. doi request reprint The mismatch between high effort and low reward in household and family work predicts impaired health among mothers
    Stefanie Sperlich
    1 Medical Sociology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 23:893-8. 2013
    ..So far, Siegrist's model of effort-reward imbalance (ERI) has been tested almost exclusively for paid employment. This article reports results on a newly developed questionnaire measuring ERI in unpaid household and family work...
  47. doi request reprint Return to work after treatment for primary breast cancer over a 6-year period: results from a prospective study comparing patients with the general population
    Dorothee Noeres
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School OE 5420, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany
    Support Care Cancer 21:1901-9. 2013
    ..This refers to their illness as well as to the socio-economic context. (3) It combines qualitative and quantitative methods in order to receive patients' individual interpretations...
  48. doi request reprint Maternal understanding of infective endocarditis after hospitalization: assessing the knowledge of mothers of children with congenital heart disease and the practical implications
    Anja Knöchelmann
    Medical Sociology Unit, Hannover Medical School, 30625, Hannover, Germany
    Pediatr Cardiol 35:223-31. 2014
    ..Furthermore, education should be focused on mothers of children requiring IE prophylaxis. ..
  49. pmc Patient cost sharing and physician visits by socioeconomic position: findings in three Western European countries
    Lourdes Lostao
    Department of Sociology, Universidad Publica de Navarra, Campus de Arrosadia, 31006 Pamplona Navarra, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:416-20. 2007
    ..The existence of patient cost sharing in the healthcare systems of Western European countries raises doubts about the possibility of making use of health services independent of individual socioeconomic position...
  50. ncbi request reprint A prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial of beta-blockade in patients who have undergone surgical correction of tetralogy of Fallot
    Kambiz Norozi
    Department of Paediatric Cardiology and Intensive Care, Germany
    Cardiol Young 17:372-9. 2007
    ....
  51. pmc Education, income, and occupational class cannot be used interchangeably in social epidemiology. Empirical evidence against a common practice
    Siegfried Geyer
    Medical Sociology Unit OE 5435, Hanover Medical School, 30625 Hanover, Germany
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:804-10. 2006
    ....
  52. pmc Socioeconomic status, status inconsistency and risk of ischaemic heart disease: a prospective study among members of a statutory health insurance company
    Richard Peter
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Helmholtzstrasse 22, DE 89081 Ulm, Germany
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:605-11. 2007
    ..Yet, there is little recent information on it's association with ischaemic heart disease (IHD) morbidity and IHD is still defined as one of the major health problems in socioeconomically developed societies...
  53. ncbi request reprint Chronotropic incompetence in adolescents and adults with congenital heart disease after cardiac surgery
    Kambiz Norozi
    Department of Paediatric Cardiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Medical School Hannover, Germany
    J Card Fail 13:263-8. 2007
    ..Little is known about CI in adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD) after cardiac surgery. The purpose of our study was to investigate the presence and risk factors of CI in ACHD patients...
  54. ncbi request reprint Patient cost sharing and social inequalities in access to health care in three western European countries
    Lourdes Lostao
    Department of Sociology, Sociology of Health, Universidad Publica de Navarra, Spain
    Soc Sci Med 65:367-76. 2007
    ....