Johannes Siegrist

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Affiliation: Heinrich Heine University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Physical activity and risk of cardiovascular disease--a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies
    Jian Li
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Mannheim Medical Faculty, Heidelberg University, Ludolf Krehl Strasse 7 11, 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:391-407. 2012
  2. pmc The mediating effect of social relationships on the association between socioeconomic status and subjective health - results from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall cohort study
    Nico Vonneilich
    Department of Medical Sociology and Health Economics, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 12:285. 2012
  3. pmc Does socioeconomic status affect the association of social relationships and health? A moderator analysis
    Nico Vonneilich
    Department of Medical Sociology and Health Economics, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Equity Health 10:43. 2011
  4. pmc A prospective study of cumulative job stress in relation to mental health
    Isabelle Godin
    Health Psychology Unit CP 596, School of Public Health, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 808 Route de Lennik, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 5:67. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Effort-reward imbalance at work and cardiovascular diseases
    Johannes Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 23:279-85. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint [What does prevention and rehabilitation research contribute to health policy?]
    J Siegrist
    Institut für Medizinische Soziologie der Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf
    Gesundheitswesen 65:537-41. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Health inequalities and the psychosocial environment-two scientific challenges
    Johannes Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, Heinrich Heine Universitat, University of Duesseldorf, Universitaetstrasse 1, P O Box 10 10 07, D 40001, 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 58:1463-73. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The measurement of effort-reward imbalance at work: European comparisons
    Johannes Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, PO Box 10 10 07, D 40001 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 58:1483-99. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Work stress and health risk behavior
    Johannes Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, PO Box 10 10 07, D 40001 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:473-81. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Quality of work, well-being, and intended early retirement of older employees: baseline results from the SHARE Study
    Johannes Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 17:62-8. 2007

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Publications100

  1. pmc Physical activity and risk of cardiovascular disease--a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies
    Jian Li
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Mannheim Medical Faculty, Heidelberg University, Ludolf Krehl Strasse 7 11, 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:391-407. 2012
    ..This evidence from high quality studies supports efforts of primary and secondary prevention of CVD in economically advanced as well as in rapidly developing countries...
  2. pmc The mediating effect of social relationships on the association between socioeconomic status and subjective health - results from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall cohort study
    Nico Vonneilich
    Department of Medical Sociology and Health Economics, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 12:285. 2012
    ..Do different aspects of social relationships contribute differently to the explanation? Based on a cohort study of middle and older aged residents (45 to 75 years) from the Ruhr Area in Germany our study tries to clarify the matter...
  3. pmc Does socioeconomic status affect the association of social relationships and health? A moderator analysis
    Nico Vonneilich
    Department of Medical Sociology and Health Economics, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Equity Health 10:43. 2011
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  4. pmc A prospective study of cumulative job stress in relation to mental health
    Isabelle Godin
    Health Psychology Unit CP 596, School of Public Health, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 808 Route de Lennik, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 5:67. 2005
    ..This study tests associations between psychosocial stress at work measured by the effort-reward imbalance model in a dynamic perspective, and multiple indicators of poor mental health, in a prospective design...
  5. doi request reprint Effort-reward imbalance at work and cardiovascular diseases
    Johannes Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 23:279-85. 2010
    ..In view of the burden of cardiovascular disease attributable to unfavourable working conditions, such efforts are well justified and need to be extended in order to promote healthy work...
  6. ncbi request reprint [What does prevention and rehabilitation research contribute to health policy?]
    J Siegrist
    Institut für Medizinische Soziologie der Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf
    Gesundheitswesen 65:537-41. 2003
    ..The relevance of interdisciplinary research on prevention and rehabilitation is emphasized by increasing pressures that arise from the current health care system...
  7. ncbi request reprint Health inequalities and the psychosocial environment-two scientific challenges
    Johannes Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, Heinrich Heine Universitat, University of Duesseldorf, Universitaetstrasse 1, P O Box 10 10 07, D 40001, 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 58:1463-73. 2004
    ..This collaboration was enabled and supported by a European Science Foundation scientific programme on 'Social Variations in Health Expectancy in Europe'...
  8. ncbi request reprint The measurement of effort-reward imbalance at work: European comparisons
    Johannes Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, PO Box 10 10 07, D 40001 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 58:1483-99. 2004
    ..In the light of the importance of work for adult health such investigations are crucial in advanced societies within and beyond Europe...
  9. ncbi request reprint Work stress and health risk behavior
    Johannes Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, PO Box 10 10 07, D 40001 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:473-81. 2006
    ..Suggestions for further research are given, and the need to reduce stressful experience in the framework of worksite health promotion programs is emphasized...
  10. ncbi request reprint Quality of work, well-being, and intended early retirement of older employees: baseline results from the SHARE Study
    Johannes Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 17:62-8. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint [What is the contribution of stress research towards explaining the social gradient of coronary heart disease?]
    J Siegrist
    Institut für Medizinische Soziologie der Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 131:762-6. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint [Psychosocial stress at work and musculoskeletal pain among police officers in special forces]
    O von dem Knesebeck
    Institut für Medizin Soziologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf
    Gesundheitswesen 67:674-9. 2005
    ....
  13. doi request reprint [Psychosocial stress and disease risks in occupational life. Results of international studies on the demand-control and the effort-reward imbalance models]
    J Siegrist
    Heinrich Heine Universitat, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 51:305-12. 2008
    ..Moreover, structural and interpersonal measures of stress prevention and health promotion at work are warranted, with special emphasis on gender differences...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Influence of social factors on the health of children and adolescents]
    Johannes Siegrist
    Institut für Medizinische Soziologie, Heinrich Heine Universitat Dusseldorf
    Kinderkrankenschwester 25:94-7. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint [The importance of the specialty "medical sociology" for teaching and research at university medical faculties in Germany]
    J Siegrist
    Institut für Medizinische Soziologie, Heinrich Heine Universitat Dusseldorf
    Gesundheitswesen 67:312-4. 2005
  16. ncbi request reprint Social reciprocity and health: new scientific evidence and policy implications
    Johannes Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, P O Box 10 10 07, D 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:1033-8. 2005
    ..Associations are stronger for men than for women. Policy implications of findings for improved worksite health promotion are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Chronic work stress is associated with atherogenic lipids and elevated fibrinogen in middle-aged men
    J Siegrist
    Institute of Medical Sociology, Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Intern Med 242:149-56. 1997
    ..To examine the association between a model of chronic work stress (high efforts in combination with low rewards) and two risk factors of coronary heart disease, low-density-lipoprotein (LDL)-cholesterol and fibrinogen...
  18. ncbi request reprint Place, social exchange and health: proposed sociological framework
    J Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, Heinrich Heine University of Duesseldorf, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 51:1283-93. 2000
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint [Social inequality of health changes: implications for social health research and practice]
    J Siegrist
    Institut für Medizinische Soziologie der Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf
    Gesundheitswesen 60:614-7. 1998
    ..The paper presents selected examples of respective socio-epidemiological research and discusses their implications for public health services...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Social capital and health]
    J Siegrist
    Institut für Medizinische Soziologie der Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf, Germany
    Gesundheitswesen 64:189-92. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint [Psychosocial factors influencing development and course of coronary heart disease]
    J Siegrist
    Institut für Medizinische Soziologie der Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf
    Herz 26:316-25. 2001
    ..This article summarizes current evidence with regard to five particularly well established psychosocial constructs...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Non-reciprocal social exchange is a health risk: a medical sociological research model]
    J Siegrist
    Institut für Medizinische Soziologie, Heinrich Heine Universitat Dusseldorf, Germany
    Forsch Komplementarmed Klass Naturheilkd 9:31-6. 2002
    ..In view of this evidence the medical sociological approach outlined here may be helpful in contrasting a reductionist concept of disease with a systemic concept centred around the sociopsychosomatic aspects of human health and disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint Reducing social inequalities in health: work-related strategies
    Johannes Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Dusseldorf, Germany
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 59:49-53. 2002
    ..In conclusion, it is argued that workplace strategies deserve high priority on any agenda that aims at reducing social inequalities in health...
  24. doi request reprint Chronic psychosocial stress at work and risk of depression: evidence from prospective studies
    Johannes Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, Faculty of Medicine, Heinrich Heine University of Duesseldorf, Universitatsstrasse 1, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 258:115-9. 2008
    ..Despite open research questions the implications of these findings for prevention should be addressed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Adverse health effects of high-effort/low-reward conditions
    J Siegrist
    Institute of Medical Sociology, University of Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Occup Health Psychol 1:27-41. 1996
    ..Studying adverse health effects of high-effort/low-reward conditions seems well justified, especially in view of recent developments of the labor market...
  26. ncbi request reprint A short generic measure of work stress in the era of globalization: effort-reward imbalance
    Johannes Siegrist
    University of Duesseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:1005-13. 2009
    ..We evaluate psychometric properties of a short version of the original effort-reward imbalance (ERI) questionnaire. This measure is of interest in the context of assessing stressful work conditions in the era of economic globalization...
  27. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial work stress is associated with poor self-rated health in Danish nurses: a test of the effort-reward imbalance model
    Simone Weyers
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, PO Box 10 10 7, D 40001 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Scand J Caring Sci 20:26-34. 2006
    ..Furthermore, by documenting associations with poor self-rated health, it supports efforts of theory-guided prevention of work stress in health care professions...
  28. ncbi request reprint Perceived work stress, overcommitment, and self-reported musculoskeletal pain: a cross-sectional investigation
    Ljiljana Joksimovic
    Department of Medical Sociology, Heinrich Heine University, Universitatsstrabe 1, P O Box 101007, D 40001 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Int J Behav Med 9:122-38. 2002
    ..Results have implications for a more comprehensive approach to primary and secondary prevention of musculoskeletal pain...
  29. pmc Work stress of primary care physicians in the US, UK and German health care systems
    Johannes Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 71:298-304. 2010
    ..To the extent that work-related stress contributes to this, identification of its organizational correlates in different health care systems may offer opportunities for remedial interventions...
  30. doi request reprint Subclinical coronary atherosclerosis and neighbourhood deprivation in an urban region
    Nico Dragano
    Department of Medical Sociology, Heinrich Heine University, PO 101007, Duesseldorf 40001, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:25-35. 2009
    ..In conclusion, findings suggest that certain neighbourhood characteristics promote the emergence of coronary atherosclerosis. This might point to a pathway from neighbourhood deprivation to manifest coronary heart disease...
  31. pmc Neighbourhood socioeconomic status and cardiovascular risk factors: a multilevel analysis of nine cities in the Czech Republic and Germany
    Nico Dragano
    Department of Medical Sociology, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Germany
    BMC Public Health 7:255. 2007
    ..To assess the consistency of associations the design is cross-national with data from nine industrial towns from the Czech Republic and Germany...
  32. doi request reprint Poor social relations and adverse health behaviour: stronger associations in low socioeconomic groups?
    Simone Weyers
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Duesseldorf, Heinrich Heine Universität Duesseldorf, Universitatsstrasse 1, PO Box 10 10 07, 40001 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Int J Public Health 55:17-23. 2010
    ..Poor social relations are supposed to contribute to adverse health behaviour. We examined this association and the role of low socio-economic position...
  33. pmc Country differences in the diagnosis and management of coronary heart disease - a comparison between the US, the UK and Germany
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Medical Center, Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:198. 2008
    ..This non-medical determinant of medical decision-making was investigated in an international research project in the US, the UK and Germany...
  34. doi request reprint [Stressful experiences in social relationships and ill health]
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Institut für Medizin Soziologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 59:186-93. 2009
    ..The reciprocity approach proposed here offers the opportunity to systematically explore negative aspects of social relationships and resulting health consequences...
  35. ncbi request reprint Two models of job stress and depressive symptoms. Results from a population-based study
    Nico Dragano
    Dept of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, P O Box 101007, 40001 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:72-8. 2008
    ..Yet, a comparative analysis of the two models, using original scales, has not yet been conducted in an unselected working population...
  36. pmc Differences in the diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes in 3 countries (US, UK, and Germany): results from a factorial experiment
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, Hamburg, Germany
    Med Care 48:321-6. 2010
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial work environment and intention to leave the nursing profession: a cross-national prospective study of eight countries
    Jian Li
    Institute of Occupational and Social Medicine, University of Dusseldorf, Germany
    Int J Health Serv 43:519-36. 2013
    ....
  38. pmc Depressive symptoms and psychosocial stress at work among older employees in three continents
    Johannes Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Duesseldorf, P, O, Box 101007, 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Global Health 8:27. 2012
    ..To assess whether an association of psychosocial stress at work with depressive symptoms among older employees is evident in a set of comparable empirical studies from Europe, North America and Asia...
  39. pmc Low socio-economic position is associated with poor social networks and social support: results from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Simone Weyers
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Duesseldorf, Heinrich Heine Universität Duesseldorf, Universitatsstrasse 1, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Int J Equity Health 7:13. 2008
    ..Social networks and social support are supposed to contribute to the development of unequal health within populations. However, little is known about their socio-economic distribution. In this study, we explore this distribution...
  40. pmc Evaluation of quality of life and description of the sociodemographic state in adolescent and young adult patients with phenylketonuria (PKU)
    Eva Simon
    Department of General Pediatrics, Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:25. 2008
    ..Aim of the study was to analyse quality of life and social status, which are important parameters for an overall estimation of success of treatment apart from intellectual outcome in adult PKU patients...
  41. pmc Organisational downsizing and work stress: testing synergistic health effects in employed men and women
    Nico Dragano
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, PO Box 10 10 07, D 40001 Duesseldorf, Germany
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:694-9. 2005
    ..To systematically study the separate and combined effects of organisational downsizing and work related stress on a measure of health in "survivors of layoffs"...
  42. pmc Psychosocial stress among hospital doctors in surgical fields: results of a nationwide survey in Germany
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Institut für Medizin Soziologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 107:248-53. 2010
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Reported nonreciprocity of social exchange and depressive symptoms. Extending the model of effort-reward imbalance beyond work
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Department of Medical Sociology, Heinrich Heine University, P O Box 10 10 07, D 40001, Duesseldorf, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 55:209-14. 2003
    ..This measure aims at extending the model of effort-reward imbalance beyond work...
  44. ncbi request reprint Subclinical coronary atherosclerosis is more pronounced in men and women with lower socio-economic status: associations in a population-based study. Coronary atherosclerosis and social status
    Nico Dragano
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Clinic Düsseldorf, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:568-74. 2007
    ..Therefore, we examined the relationship between coronary artery calcification as a sign of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis, socio-economic status and established cardiovascular risk factors in a healthy population...
  45. pmc [Diagnosis and therapy of depression in the elderly--influence of patient and physician characteristics]
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Institut für Medizin Soziologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 60:98-103. 2010
    ..Thus, in most aspects care of depression in Germany seems to be independent from patients' and physicians' characteristics under study...
  46. doi request reprint Population-based distribution and psychometric properties of a short cognitive performance measure in the population-based Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Natalia Wege
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Neuroepidemiology 37:13-20. 2011
    ....
  47. pmc Measuring effort-reward imbalance in school settings: a novel approach and its association with self-rated health
    Jian Li
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany
    J Epidemiol 20:111-8. 2010
    ..We attempted to apply the model of effort-reward imbalance (ERI) to school settings in order to measure students' psychosocial stress and analyze its association with self-rated health in adolescents...
  48. pmc Work characteristics, socioeconomic position and health: a systematic review of mediation and moderation effects in prospective studies
    Hanno Hoven
    Faculty of Medicine, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Life Science Center, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 70:663-9. 2013
    ..Policy recommendations would benefit from a higher degree of consistency of respective research evidence. ..
  49. pmc Long-term effects of psychosocial work stress in midlife on health functioning after labor market exit--results from the GAZEL study
    Morten Wahrendorf
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, Germany
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 67:471-80. 2012
    ..To study long-term effects of psychosocial work stress in mid-life on health functioning after labor market exit using two established work stress models...
  50. pmc Perceived reciprocity in social exchange and health functioning in early old age: prospective findings from the GAZEL study
    Morten Wahrendorf
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Aging Ment Health 14:425-32. 2010
    ..To assess prospectively the effects of perceived non-reciprocity of exchange in three different types of social engagement on health functioning in early old age...
  51. ncbi request reprint Welfare regimes, labour policies and unhealthy psychosocial working conditions: a comparative study with 9917 older employees from 12 European countries
    Nico Dragano
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Clinic Duesseldorf, University of Duesseldorf, PO Box 10 10 07, D 40001 Duesseldorf, Germany
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:793-9. 2011
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Validating abbreviated measures of effort-reward imbalance at work in European cohort studies: the IPD-Work consortium
    Johannes Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, Medical Faculty, University of Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 87:249-56. 2014
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and health among the aged in the United States and Germany: a comparative cross-sectional study
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, P O Box 10 10 07, D 40001 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 57:1643-52. 2003
    ..One interpretation of this finding points to higher selective mortality of middle and early old age groups with a low SES in the United States due to stronger health-related deprivation...
  54. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a community-level health policy intervention
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Dusseldorf, PO Box 10 10 07, D 40001 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Health Policy 61:111-22. 2002
    ..Finally, some major characteristics of health policy evaluation at the community level are discussed briefly...
  55. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial work environment and the risk of coronary heart disease
    R Peter
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Ulm, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 73:S41-5. 2000
    ..One of the most prominent theoretical approaches, the job strain model, and a more recent approach, the effort-reward imbalance model, are discussed in the paper...
  56. pmc Psychosocial work environment and myocardial infarction: improving risk estimation by combining two complementary job stress models in the SHEEP Study
    R Peter
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Ulm, Am Hochstraess 8, D 89081 Ukm, Germany
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:294-300. 2002
    ..In view of these conceptual differences the hypothesis was tested that combining information from the two models improves the risk estimation of acute myocardial infarction...
  57. pmc Women and men with coronary heart disease in three countries: are they treated differently?
    Markus Bönte
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Womens Health Issues 18:191-8. 2008
    ..The key question in this paper is whether and to what extent doctors' diagnostic and therapeutic decisions in coronary heart disease (CHD) are influenced by patient gender...
  58. ncbi request reprint Lipodystrophy syndrome and self-assessment of well-being and physical appearance in HIV-positive patients
    Mark Oette
    Clinic for Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Infectious Diseases, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 16:413-7. 2002
    ..LDS may thus be perceived as a characteristic mark of being HIV-positive by affected persons. A stigmatizing effect and social disadvantages may be the consequences...
  59. ncbi request reprint [Non-reciprocity in close social relationships, depressive symptoms, and poor self-rated health]
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Institut für Medizinische Soziologie, Universitat Dusseldorf
    Soz Praventivmed 49:336-43. 2004
    ..Associations of experienced non-reciprocity in close social relationships with health are analyzed in a group of middle-aged employed men and women using depressive symptoms and self-rated health as indicators...
  60. doi request reprint [Lifestyle modification programs protecting cardiovascular health in Germany and Sweden. A qualitative interview study]
    C Meyer
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Pneumologie und Angiologie, Heinrich Heine Universitat Dusseldorf, Medizinische Fakultat, Moorenstrasse 5, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 54:213-20. 2011
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Traffic exposure and subclinical cardiovascular disease: is the association modified by socioeconomic characteristics of individuals and neighbourhoods? Results from a multilevel study in an urban region
    N Dragano
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, PO Box 10 10 07, D 40001 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 66:628-35. 2009
    ..We examined whether the association between long-term exposure to high traffic and early signs of coronary artery disease is modified by SES...
  62. doi request reprint When does work stress hurt? Testing the interaction with socioeconomic position in the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    N Wege
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, PO Box 10 10 07, D 40001 Duesseldorf, Germany
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:338-41. 2008
    ..To study systematically the separate and combined effects of work stress and socioeconomic position on three measures of health in an unselected working population...
  63. ncbi request reprint Is the co-occurrence of smoking and poor consumption of fruits and vegetables confounded by socioeconomic conditions?
    Christine Muff
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Int J Public Health 55:339-46. 2010
    ....
  64. pmc Social productivity and depressive symptoms in early old age-results from the GAZEL study
    M Wahrendorf
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Aging Ment Health 12:310-6. 2008
    ..Are depressive symptoms negatively associated with frequency in all three types or rather in those activities that are characterized by a high degree of autonomy and perceived control?..
  65. pmc Work stress and depressive symptoms in older employees: impact of national labour and social policies
    Thorsten Lunau
    Institute for Medical Sociology, Medical Faculty, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, P, B, 101007, 40001 Duesseldorf, Germany
    BMC Public Health 13:1086. 2013
    ..We choose six indicators, classified in three categories: (1) investment in active labour market policies, (2) employment protection, (3) level of distributive justice...
  66. ncbi request reprint Differential brain activation according to chronic social reward frustration
    Johannes Siegrist
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Neuroreport 16:1899-903. 2005
    ..Findings indicate a compromised ability of adapting brain activation among those suffering form chronic social reward frustration...
  67. ncbi request reprint Does a stressful psychosocial work environment mediate the effects of shift work on cardiovascular risk factors?
    R Peter
    Department of Medical Sociology, University of Ulm, Germany
    Scand J Work Environ Health 25:376-81. 1999
    ..The hypothesis was tested that psychosocial work stress, as defined by the model of effort-reward imbalance, mediates the effects of shift work on cardiovascular risk...
  68. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of health effects of randomized controlled worksite interventions: Does social stratification matter?
    Diego Montano
    Work Stress Research, Life Science Center, Faculty of Medicine, Düsseldorf University, Merowingerplatz 1a, D 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Scand J Work Environ Health 40:230-4. 2014
    ....
  69. pmc Social capital and self-rated health in 21 European countries
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Center of Psychosocial Medicine, Institute of Medical Sociology, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychosoc Med 2:Doc02. 2005
    ..Moreover, association of self-rated health with perceptions of social trust seems to be more consistent than with activities in voluntary organisations...
  70. doi request reprint Changes in psychosocial work environment and depressive symptoms: a prospective study in junior physicians
    Jian Li
    Institute of Occupational and Social Medicine, Center for Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany Institute of Medical Sociology, Center for Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Am J Ind Med 56:1414-22. 2013
    ..We examined the impact of changes in the psychosocial work environment on depressive symptoms in a sample of junior physicians, a high risk group for stress and mental disorders...
  71. pmc Effects of organisational-level interventions at work on employees' health: a systematic review
    Diego Montano
    Senior Professorship Work Stress Research, Faculty of Medicine, Duesseldorf University, Duesseldorf, Germany
    BMC Public Health 14:135. 2014
    ..We set out to evaluate the effectiveness of 39 health-related intervention studies targeting a variety of working conditions...
  72. doi request reprint Psychometric properties and differential explanation of a short measure of effort-reward imbalance at work: a study of industrial workers in Germany
    Jian Li
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Am J Ind Med 55:808-15. 2012
    ..We test the psychometric properties of a short version of the Effort-Reward Imbalance (ERI) questionnaire in addition to testing an interaction term of this model's main components on health functioning...
  73. pmc Plasma micronutrient status is improved after a 3-month dietary intervention with 5 daily portions of fruits and vegetables: implications for optimal antioxidant levels
    Maria Cristina Polidori
    Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology I, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Nutr J 8:10. 2009
    ..Thus, a nutritional counseling program is capable of improving plasma levels of antioxidants even in a health-conscious population. A decrease in biomarkers of oxidative stress, however, does not occur...
  74. ncbi request reprint [Influence of patient's age and gender on doctors' decision making about coronary heart disease]
    M Bonte
    Institut für Medizin Soziologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 132:2251-5. 2007
    ..This study examines how gender and age of patients influence primary care doctors' diagnostic and management decisions regarding CHD in Germany...
  75. ncbi request reprint Ageing societies--new priority for public health research?
    Johannes Siegrist
    Eur J Public Health 15:335. 2005
  76. ncbi request reprint Measuring job stress and family stress in Chinese working women: a validation study focusing on blood pressure and psychosomatic symptoms
    Liying Xu
    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Women Health 39:31-46. 2004
    ..In conclusion, standardized measures of psychosocial stress in terms of effort-reward imbalance and of family stress can be used in occupational health research in China, with particular relevance for working women...
  77. ncbi request reprint Medical sociology and molecular medicine: is there a case for cross-cutting disciplinary boundaries?
    Johannes Siegrist
    Soz Praventivmed 50:4-5. 2005
  78. pmc Psychosocial work environment and health: new evidence
    Johannes Siegrist
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:888. 2004
  79. ncbi request reprint Effort-reward imbalance, overcommitment, and measures of cortisol and blood pressure over the working day
    Andrew Steptoe
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Psychosom Med 66:323-9. 2004
    ..To assess the biological correlates of effort-reward imbalance and overcommitment to work using measurements over the working day...
  80. ncbi request reprint Effort-reward imbalance model and self-reported health: cross-sectional and prospective findings from the GAZEL cohort
    Isabelle Niedhammer
    INSERM Unit 88, Hopital National de Saint Maurice, 14 rue du Val d Osne, Saint Maurice Cedex 94415, France
    Soc Sci Med 58:1531-41. 2004
    ..They urged to explore various formulations of the ERI model. They also underlined the need for longitudinal study design and separate analyses for men and women in the field of psychosocial factors at work...
  81. ncbi request reprint [Measuring psychosocial stress at work in Spanish hospital's personnel. Psychometric properties of the Spanish version of Effort-Reward Imbalance model]
    Marìa Dolores Macías Robles
    Servicio de Urgencias Hospital San Agustín Avilés Asturias España
    Med Clin (Barc) 120:652-7. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the psychometric properties of the Spanish version of the Effort-Reward Imbalance model in terms of internal consistency, factorial validity, and discriminate validity...
  82. ncbi request reprint [Effort-reward imbalance at work and depressive symptoms--a cross-sectional investigation of middle-aged employees]
    Marianne Larisch
    Institut für Medizinische Soziologie der Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 53:223-8. 2003
    ..An association of similar strength was found among employees characterized by a high level of work-related over-commitment. Findings reported for the first time in Germany are in line with two international investigations...
  83. ncbi request reprint [Relationship between effort-reward unbalance in work and health]
    Yong song Guo
    Zhonghua Lao Dong Wei Sheng Zhi Ye Bing Za Zhi 23:232-4. 2005
  84. ncbi request reprint Does occupational gender segregation influence the association of effort-reward imbalance with myocardial infarction in the SHEEP study?
    Richard Peter
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Germany
    Int J Behav Med 13:34-43. 2006
    ..e., the intrinsic model component overcommitment) with acute myocardial infarction risk among women, but not among men...
  85. ncbi request reprint Algorithms for converting random-zero to automated oscillometric blood pressure values, and vice versa
    Andreas Stang
    Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biometry and Informatics, Medical Faculty, University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 164:85-94. 2006
    ..Results may help to better compare blood pressure values in epidemiologic studies that used different blood pressure devices...
  86. ncbi request reprint [Assessment of the natural history of coronary artery calcification and identification of its determinants. Rationale of the 2nd part of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study]
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 32:108-20. 2007
    ..The rationale of serial CAC quantification is discussed in this article.The Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study will contribute to the appraisal of new imaging modalities in risk stratification...
  87. ncbi request reprint Higher overcommitment to work is associated with lower norepinephrine secretion before and after acute psychosocial stress in men
    Petra H Wirtz
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Zurich, Binzmuhlestrasse 14, Box 26, CH 8050, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:92-9. 2008
    ..We investigated whether OC is associated with differential levels of the stress hormones norepinephrine and cortisol in response to acute psychosocial stress...
  88. pmc Daily siesta, cardiovascular risk factors, and measures of subclinical atherosclerosis: results of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Andreas Stang
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biometry and Informatics, Medical Faculty, University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    Sleep 30:1111-9. 2007
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Effort-reward imbalance and relational injustice at work predict sickness absence: the Whitehall II study
    Jenny Head
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 63:433-40. 2007
    ..We studied the impact of relational justice and effort-reward imbalance on subsequent rates of sickness absence...
  90. pmc Failed reciprocity in close social relationships and health: findings from the Whitehall II study
    Tarani Chandola
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 63:403-11. 2007
    ..Lack of reciprocity at work is associated with poorer health in a number of studies. However, few studies have analysed the effect of nonreciprocity in other kinds of social relationships on health...
  91. ncbi request reprint Factorial invariance and stability of the Effort-Reward Imbalance Scales: a longitudinal analysis of two samples with different time lags
    Jan de Jonge
    Department of Technology Management, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Med 15:62-72. 2008
    ..Key measures of Siegrist's (1996) Effort-Reward Imbalance (ERI) Model (i.e., efforts, rewards, and overcommitment) were psychometrically tested...
  92. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Korean version of the effort-reward imbalance questionnaire: a study in a petrochemical company
    Ki Do Eum
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 80:653-61. 2007
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint Sex related cardiovascular risk stratification based on quantification of atherosclerosis and inflammation
    Raimund Erbel
    Clinic of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 197:662-72. 2008
    ..We evaluated the sex related cardiovascular risk stratification based on quantification of subclinical atherosclerosis and inflammation...
  94. pmc Effort-reward imbalance, procedural injustice and relational injustice as psychosocial predictors of health: complementary or redundant models?
    Mika Kivimaki
    International Institute for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 64:659-65. 2007
    ..The authors examined whether procedural injustice and relational injustice are associated with employee health in addition to, and in combination with, effort-reward imbalance...
  95. ncbi request reprint Coronary atherosclerosis and cardiovascular risk in masters male marathon runners. Rationale and design of the "marathon study"
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Clinic of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 31:575-85. 2006
    ..The predictive value of modern imaging- and non-imaging-based markers of risk that can be used for risk stratification in masters endurance athletes still deserves exploration...
  96. pmc Psychosocial determinants of premature cardiovascular mortality differences within Hungary
    Maria Kopp
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Semmelweis University, H 1089 Budapest, Nagyvarad ter 4, Hungary
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:782-8. 2006
    ..This study explores the contribution of socioeconomic, work related, psychosocial, and behavioural variables to explaining variations of middle aged male and female CV mortality across 150 sub-regions in Hungary...
  97. ncbi request reprint Effort-reward imbalance at work and job dissatisfaction in Chinese healthcare workers: a validation study
    Jian Li
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Seoul National University, 28, Yeongun Dong, Seoul, 110 799, Republic of Korea
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 78:198-204. 2005
    ....
  98. ncbi request reprint Commentary. I. Sol Levine's legacy
    Johannes Siegrist
    Institute for Medical Sociology, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf
    Soz Praventivmed 47:153-4. 2002
  99. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of peripheral arterial disease - results of the Heinz Nixdorf recall study
    Knut Kroger
    Department of Angiology, University Hospital, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:279-85. 2006
    ..This report presents population-based estimates of the prevalence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD), chronic critical limb ischemia (CLI), and Moenckeberg's medial calcinosis (MC) in Germany...
  100. ncbi request reprint Assessment of clinically silent atherosclerotic disease and established and novel risk factors for predicting myocardial infarction and cardiac death in healthy middle-aged subjects: rationale and design of the Heinz Nixdorf RECALL Study. Risk Factors, Ev
    Axel Schmermund
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Essen, Germany
    Am Heart J 144:212-8. 2002
    ..Further, a variety of risk factors are actively evaluated, including markers of the activity of atherosclerotic disease, thrombogenic risk, and genetic polymorphisms...