Benjamin Schuz

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi Self-efficacy and multiple illness representations in older adults: a multilevel approach
    Benjamin Schuz
    German Centre of Gerontology, Manfred von Richthofen Str 2, 12101 Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Health 27:13-29. 2012
  2. doi Predicting transitions from preintentional, intentional and actional stages of change
    Benjamin Schuz
    German Centre of Gerontology Deutsches Zentrum für Altersfragen, Berlin, Germany
    Health Educ Res 24:64-75. 2009
  3. doi Effects of a short behavioural intervention for dental flossing: randomized-controlled trial on planning when, where and how
    Benjamin Schuz
    Deutsches Zentrum für Altersfragen German Centre of Gerontology, Manfred von Richthofen Str 2 Berlin 12101, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 36:498-505. 2009
  4. doi Medication beliefs predict medication adherence in older adults with multiple illnesses
    Benjamin Schuz
    German Centre of Gerontology, Berlin, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 70:179-87. 2011
  5. doi Changes in functional health, changes in medication beliefs, and medication adherence
    Benjamin Schuz
    German Centre of Gerontology, Manfred von Richthofen Strasse 2, Berlin, Germany
    Health Psychol 30:31-9. 2011
  6. doi What do people include when they self-rate their health? Differential associations according to health status in community-dwelling older adults
    Benjamin Schuz
    German Centre of Gerontology, Manfred von Richthofen Str 2, 12101 Berlin, Germany
    Qual Life Res 20:1573-80. 2011
  7. ncbi Synergistic effect of social support and self-efficacy on physical exercise in older adults
    Lisa M Warner
    Dept of Educational Science and Psychology, Freie University Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Aging Phys Act 19:249-61. 2011
  8. ncbi Adherence to a daily flossing regimen in university students: effects of planning when, where, how and what to do in the face of barriers
    Benjamin Schuz
    Department of Health Psychology, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 33:612-9. 2006
  9. doi Health-specific optimism mediates between objective and perceived physical functioning in older adults
    Lisa M Warner
    Department of Psychology, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Behav Med 35:400-6. 2012
  10. ncbi Life satisfaction and feeling in control: indicators of successful aging predict mortality in old age
    Maja Wiest
    German Centre of Gerontology, Germany
    J Health Psychol 18:1199-208. 2013

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi Self-efficacy and multiple illness representations in older adults: a multilevel approach
    Benjamin Schuz
    German Centre of Gerontology, Manfred von Richthofen Str 2, 12101 Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Health 27:13-29. 2012
    ..This study examines the structure and interrelations of illness representations in multimorbidity employing a hierarchical framework based on Cognitive Theory...
  2. doi Predicting transitions from preintentional, intentional and actional stages of change
    Benjamin Schuz
    German Centre of Gerontology Deutsches Zentrum für Altersfragen, Berlin, Germany
    Health Educ Res 24:64-75. 2009
    ..Regression from action was predicted by self-efficacy. Results support the distinction of three common stages. Findings are discussed in terms of their contribution to health behavior theory...
  3. doi Effects of a short behavioural intervention for dental flossing: randomized-controlled trial on planning when, where and how
    Benjamin Schuz
    Deutsches Zentrum für Altersfragen German Centre of Gerontology, Manfred von Richthofen Str 2 Berlin 12101, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 36:498-505. 2009
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  4. doi Medication beliefs predict medication adherence in older adults with multiple illnesses
    Benjamin Schuz
    German Centre of Gerontology, Berlin, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 70:179-87. 2011
    ..g., forgetting to take medication) and might depend on a range of factors. This study focused in particular on the role of changes in beliefs about medication to explain changes in adherence...
  5. doi Changes in functional health, changes in medication beliefs, and medication adherence
    Benjamin Schuz
    German Centre of Gerontology, Manfred von Richthofen Strasse 2, Berlin, Germany
    Health Psychol 30:31-9. 2011
    ..We examine whether changes in functional health predict changes in medication beliefs, and whether such changes in beliefs predict subsequent medication adherence...
  6. doi What do people include when they self-rate their health? Differential associations according to health status in community-dwelling older adults
    Benjamin Schuz
    German Centre of Gerontology, Manfred von Richthofen Str 2, 12101 Berlin, Germany
    Qual Life Res 20:1573-80. 2011
    ..It is thus important to determine whether predictors of self-rated health vary according to physical health status in order to interpret self-rated health data...
  7. ncbi Synergistic effect of social support and self-efficacy on physical exercise in older adults
    Lisa M Warner
    Dept of Educational Science and Psychology, Freie University Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Aging Phys Act 19:249-61. 2011
    ..This points to the importance of both social support and self-efficacy and implies that these resources could be targets of interventions to increase older adults' exercise...
  8. ncbi Adherence to a daily flossing regimen in university students: effects of planning when, where, how and what to do in the face of barriers
    Benjamin Schuz
    Department of Health Psychology, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 33:612-9. 2006
    ..Recent research suggests that motivation alone may not suffice to predict behaviour, and proposes if-then-planning. This study aims to predict flossing adherence from social cognitive variables and planning...
  9. doi Health-specific optimism mediates between objective and perceived physical functioning in older adults
    Lisa M Warner
    Department of Psychology, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Behav Med 35:400-6. 2012
    ..Older adults base their subjective physical functioning on objective indicators but also on optimism, when they are less self-efficacious...
  10. ncbi Life satisfaction and feeling in control: indicators of successful aging predict mortality in old age
    Maja Wiest
    German Centre of Gerontology, Germany
    J Health Psychol 18:1199-208. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that detrimental effects of low control beliefs can be buffered by life satisfaction, and unexpectedly, that high levels of both factors are not most protective against mortality. ..
  11. doi Subjective well-being and mortality revisited: differential effects of cognitive and emotional facets of well-being on mortality
    Maja Wiest
    German Centre of Gerontology, Berlin, Germany
    Health Psychol 30:728-35. 2011
    ..Subjective well-being (SWB) is an important predictor of mortality. To date, surprisingly little is known about whether cognitive and emotional facets of SWB independently predict mortality, and whether such effects vary by age...
  12. doi Resources for health: differential effects of optimistic self-beliefs and social support according to socioeconomic status
    Ina Schöllgen
    German Centre of Gerontology, Berlin, Germany
    Health Psychol 30:326-35. 2011
    ..This study examined whether socioeconomic status (SES) determines the degree to which psychological and social resources such as optimistic self-beliefs and social support affect health...