Matthias C Angermeyer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Leipzig
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi [An error of the educated--split personality and schizophrenia]
    Julia Borsche
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig, Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 34:384-7. 2007
  2. ncbi [A group intervention for spouses of patients with depression - is it effective?]
    Georg Schomerus
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 34:239-45. 2007
  3. ncbi [Is there currently a boom of stigma research in psychiatry?]
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    Universitat Leipzig, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, 04317 Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 32:399-407. 2005
  4. ncbi Public attitudes to people with depression: have there been any changes over the last decade?
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisstr 20, 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    J Affect Disord 83:177-82. 2004
  5. ncbi [Social psychiatry without sociology. Analysis of a scientific journal]
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 31:420-4. 2004
  6. ncbi Public attitudes towards psychotropic drugs: have there been any changes in recent years?
    M C Angermeyer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Pharmacopsychiatry 37:152-6. 2004
  7. ncbi The stigma of mental illness: patients' anticipations and experiences
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    University of Leipzig, Germany
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 50:153-62. 2004
  8. ncbi Effects of labelling on public attitudes towards people with schizophrenia: are there cultural differences?
    M C Angermeyer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 109:420-5. 2004
  9. ncbi [A mental health education program: the school project "Crazy? So What!" initiated by "Irrsinnig Menschlich (Madly Human) e.V. Leipzig"]
    M C Angermeyer
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    MMW Fortschr Med 145:38, 40-1. 2003
  10. ncbi [Opinions on psychiatric diseases of the citizens of Novosibirsk: results of a representative study]
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Psychiatr Prax 31:90-5. 2004

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Publications118 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi [An error of the educated--split personality and schizophrenia]
    Julia Borsche
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig, Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 34:384-7. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi [A group intervention for spouses of patients with depression - is it effective?]
    Georg Schomerus
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 34:239-45. 2007
    ..We evaluate whether a group intervention program for spouses of patients with depression does improve participants' depressive and anxiety symptoms...
  3. ncbi [Is there currently a boom of stigma research in psychiatry?]
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    Universitat Leipzig, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, 04317 Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 32:399-407. 2005
    ..The question arises as to what extent the increasing interest in stigma has stimulated research in this area...
  4. ncbi Public attitudes to people with depression: have there been any changes over the last decade?
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisstr 20, 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    J Affect Disord 83:177-82. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether public attitudes have improved over the last decade or not...
  5. ncbi [Social psychiatry without sociology. Analysis of a scientific journal]
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 31:420-4. 2004
    ..Psychiatry and Sociology have followed separate avenues in Germany since the mid 1970 s. The aim of this work is to investigate their present relationship by means of an analysis of a scientific journal...
  6. ncbi Public attitudes towards psychotropic drugs: have there been any changes in recent years?
    M C Angermeyer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Pharmacopsychiatry 37:152-6. 2004
    ..Furthermore, it will be examined whether the preexisting differences between East and West Germany can still be observed...
  7. ncbi The stigma of mental illness: patients' anticipations and experiences
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    University of Leipzig, Germany
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 50:153-62. 2004
    ..Up until now, however, research is short of studies that investigate both aspects of subjective stigmatization simultaneously...
  8. ncbi Effects of labelling on public attitudes towards people with schizophrenia: are there cultural differences?
    M C Angermeyer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 109:420-5. 2004
    ..In this study, we will examine whether this result can be replicated in other countries...
  9. ncbi [A mental health education program: the school project "Crazy? So What!" initiated by "Irrsinnig Menschlich (Madly Human) e.V. Leipzig"]
    M C Angermeyer
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    MMW Fortschr Med 145:38, 40-1. 2003
    ..The long-term goal is to integrate mental health/illness into the school curriculum...
  10. ncbi [Opinions on psychiatric diseases of the citizens of Novosibirsk: results of a representative study]
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Psychiatr Prax 31:90-5. 2004
    ..Citizens of Novosibirsk were questioned regarding their ideas about schizophrenia and depressive disorders, with one of the main concerns being a comparison with the ideas and attitudes of the German population...
  11. ncbi [Current topics of social-psychiatric research in German speaking countries: a content analysis of scientific journals]
    Anita Holzinger
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 30:424-37. 2003
    ..The paper is aimed at investigating what the actual topics of social-psychiatric research in German speaking countries are...
  12. ncbi [Stigma as perceived by schizophrenics and depressives]
    Anita Holzinger
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 30:395-401. 2003
    ..The goal of this study is to investigate the stigma of mental illness from the perspective of the persons directly affected by it...
  13. ncbi [Stigmatization of mentally ill patients by the society]
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 31:S246-50. 2004
    ..Finally, using the association "Irrsinnig menschlich" ("Madly human") in Leipzig as an example, approaches to reduce discrimination of mentally ill people will be presented...
  14. ncbi [A programme to assist close relatives and lifelong partners in caring for persons suffering from depressions or schizophrenic disorders]
    N Bull
    Universitat Leipzig, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie
    Gesundheitswesen 67:478-84. 2005
    ..While there are various approaches to working with relatives, there are hardly any specific programmes for working with certain groups of relatives such as spouses, children or siblings...
  15. ncbi Have there been any changes in the public's attitudes towards psychiatric treatment? Results from representative population surveys in Germany in the years 1990 and 2001
    M C Angermeyer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 111:68-73. 2005
    ..In addition, important advances in the treatment of mental disorders took place. The question arises as to whether these improvements were accompanied by a greater acceptance of psychiatric treatment by the public...
  16. ncbi Public attitudes toward psychiatric treatment. An international comparison
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    Dept of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, 04317, Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:855-64. 2005
    ....
  17. ncbi Burnout of caregivers: a comparison between partners of psychiatric patients and nurses
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 20:158-65. 2006
    ..About one fourth of the respondents in both groups showed a high degree of burnout. Professional and nonprofessional caregivers face a similar degree of burden and need support to perform their caretaking tasks...
  18. ncbi ["What is a bipolar disorder?" Results of a representative survey of the German population]
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Psychiatr Prax 32:289-91. 2005
    ..To explore to what extent the lay public knows that the term bipolar disorder denotes a mental disorder...
  19. ncbi Quality of life of spouses of mentally ill people
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 52:278-85. 2006
    ..Spouses of people with mental disorder experience various forms of objective and subjective burden. This should negatively affect their quality of life. However, until now no single study has addressed this question...
  20. ncbi The stereotype of schizophrenia and its impact on discrimination against people with schizophrenia: results from a representative survey in Germany
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    University of Leipzig, Department of Psychiatry, Johannisallee 20, 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Schizophr Bull 30:1049-61. 2004
    ..While the desire for social distance was best predicted by these two stereotype components, holding the individual responsible for the illness was the most powerful predictor of the acceptance of structural discrimination...
  21. ncbi Media consumption and desire for social distance towards people with schizophrenia
    M C Angermeyer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 20:246-50. 2005
    ..Since, obviously, there is a relationship between media consumption and attitudes towards people with schizophrenia, inaccurate and one-sided messages about mental disorders should be replaced by accurate and more balanced messages...
  22. ncbi Labeling--stereotype--discrimination. An investigation of the stigma process
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    Dept of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, 04317, Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:391-5. 2005
    ..Using Link and Phelan's concept of the stigma process, public attitudes towards people with schizophrenia are examined...
  23. ncbi Causal beliefs and attitudes to people with schizophrenia. Trend analysis based on data from two population surveys in Germany
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    University of Leipzig, Department of Psychiatry, Johannisallee 20, D 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Br J Psychiatry 186:331-4. 2005
    ..It is a widely shared belief that an increase in mental health literacy will result in an improvement of attitudes towards people with mental illness...
  24. ncbi The stigma of mental illness in Germany: a trend analysis
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 51:276-84. 2005
    ..While there are some indications that the mental health literacy of the public has improved within recent years, the findings concerning its attitudes towards the mentally ill are quite inconsistent...
  25. ncbi [The stigma of mental illness from the patient's view--an overview]
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 30:358-66. 2003
    ..This study provides an overview of the research on subjective stigmatization of mentally ill people...
  26. ncbi Courtesy stigma--a focus group study of relatives of schizophrenia patients
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    University of Leipzig, Dept of Psychiatry, Johannisallee 20, 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:593-602. 2003
    ..Little research, however, has been done to explore how relatives of people with schizophrenia perceive and experience stigmatization and how they can fight such stigmatization...
  27. ncbi Public beliefs about schizophrenia and depression: similarities and differences
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    University of Leipzig, Dept of Psychiatry, Johannisallee 20, 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:526-34. 2003
    ..However, recent studies suggest that considerable differences exist between the various disorders. Therefore, we set out to examine similarities and differences of the public's conceptions of schizophrenia and major depression...
  28. ncbi The stigma of mental illness: effects of labelling on public attitudes towards people with mental disorder
    M C Angermeyer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 108:304-9. 2003
    ..Aim of the study is to examine the impact of labelling on public attitudes towards people with schizophrenia and major depression...
  29. ncbi [Social-psychiatric research in german-speaking countries]
    Anita Holzinger
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig, Germany
    Psychiatr Prax 29:397-410. 2002
    ..This study aims at outlining the development of social-psychiatric research in German-speaking countries between 1975 and 2001...
  30. ncbi Mild cognitive impairment--a review of prevalence, incidence and outcome according to current approaches
    J Bischkopf
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 106:403-14. 2002
    ..The present paper critically reviews the different constructs of mild cognitive impairment on the basis of the available empirical evidence...
  31. ncbi [Attitude of the elderly to the etiology of memory disorders]
    M C Angermeyer
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie Universitätsklinikum Leipzig Johannisallee 20 04317 Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 28:91-3. 2001
    ..The early recognition of dementia assumes increasing importance. Lay beliefs on the causes of loss of memory play a major part in this regard as they have shown to determine help-seeking behaviour...
  32. ncbi Mild cognitive impairment: prevalence and predictive validity according to current approaches
    A Busse
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Acta Neurol Scand 108:71-81. 2003
    ..This paper compares the prevalences and predictive validities for different concepts in a population-based study. The aim was to identify a concept with the best relation of sensitivity and specificity in the prediction of dementia...
  33. ncbi [Who, What, How much, Where? - an analysis of publications by German authors on sociopsychiatric issues in scientific journals]
    M C Angermeyer
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 28:368-75. 2001
    ..Stimulated by Finzen's critical appraisal of the actual situation of social psychiatric research in Germany an analysis of recent publications of German authors on social psychiatric topics was carried out...
  34. ncbi Mild cognitive impairment: prevalence and incidence according to different diagnostic criteria. Results of the Leipzig Longitudinal Study of the Aged (LEILA75+)
    Anja Busse
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Br J Psychiatry 182:449-54. 2003
    ..Although mild cognitive impairment is associated with an increased risk of developing dementia, there has been little work on its incidence and prevalence...
  35. doi [The regional psychiatry budget (RPB): a model for a new payment system of hospital based mental health care services]
    Hans Helmut Konig
    Universitat Leipzig, Professur für Gesundheitsökonomie, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie
    Psychiatr Prax 37:34-42. 2010
    ..To analyze the impact of a capitated multi-sector-financing model for psychiatric care (RPB) on costs and effectiveness of care...
  36. doi [Gender-specific predictors of institutionalisation in the elderly--results of the Leipzig longitudinal study of the aged (LEILA 75+)]
    Melanie Luppa
    Public Health Research Unit, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitat Leipzig, Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 38:185-9. 2011
    ..We aimed to determine gender-specific predictors of NHA...
  37. pmc Is it always the same? Variability of depressive symptoms across six European countries
    Sebastian Bernert
    University of Leipzig, Health Economics Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Leipzig, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 168:137-44. 2009
    ..The results demonstrated that in European countries using a fully structured and standardized interview based on European-American diagnostic concepts leads to similar results with regard to depressive symptom patterns...
  38. ncbi A prospective study of Quality of life in schizophrenia in three European countries
    Dirk Heider
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisalle 20, 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Schizophr Res 93:194-202. 2007
    ..However, changes in individual's characteristics and circumstances did not relate as strongly as expected to changes in QoL, suggesting effective intervention may be difficult...
  39. doi Comparison of population health status in six european countries: results of a representative survey using the EQ-5D questionnaire
    Hans Helmut Konig
    Health Economics Research Unit, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Med Care 47:255-61. 2009
    ..The EQ-5D questionnaire is an instrument for describing and valuing health states...
  40. ncbi Residential area and social contacts in schizophrenia. Results from the European Schizophrenia Cohort (EuroSC)
    Georg Schomerus
    Dept of Psychiatry, Leipzig University, Johannisallee 20, 04317, Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:617-22. 2007
    ..Social isolation is associated with poor prognosis in schizophrenia. We aim to determine the effect of rural or urban residence on frequency of social and family contacts...
  41. doi Healthcare costs associated with recognized and unrecognized depression in old age
    Melanie Luppa
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:1219-29. 2008
    ..It is not known whether these costs (i) differ between GP-recognized and -unrecognized depressed individuals, and (ii) differ between these groups and non-depressed individuals...
  42. doi Direct medical mental health care costs of schizophrenia in France, Germany and the United Kingdom - findings from the European Schizophrenia Cohort (EuroSC)
    Dirk Heider
    Health Economic Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 24:216-24. 2009
    ..To quantify and compare the resource consumption and direct costs of medical mental health care of patients suffering from schizophrenia in France, Germany and the United Kingdom...
  43. doi Prediction of dementia by subjective memory impairment: effects of severity and temporal association with cognitive impairment
    Frank Jessen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:414-22. 2010
    ..Subjective memory impairment (SMI) is receiving increasing attention as a pre-mild cognitive impairment (MCI) condition in the course of the clinical manifestation of Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  44. doi The course of depression and anxiety in patients undergoing disc surgery: a longitudinal observational study
    Margrit Löbner
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 72:185-94. 2012
    ..This study examines longitudinal depression and anxiety rates in disc surgery patients in comparison to the general population, the change and associated determinants of depression and anxiety over time...
  45. doi Comparison of different valuation methods for population health status measured by the EQ-5D in three European countries
    Sebastian Bernert
    Health Economics Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Value Health 12:750-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze and compare different valuation methods for population health status measured by the EuroQol-5D (EQ-5D) in three European countries...
  46. doi Training in dementia care: a cluster-randomized controlled trial of a training program for nursing home staff in Germany
    Bettina Kuske
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Public Mental Health Research Unit, Leipzig, Germany
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:295-308. 2009
    ..This study examines the effectiveness of a nursing home staff training program designed to improve the interaction between residents with dementia and their caregivers...
  47. doi Is the clock drawing test appropriate for screening for mild cognitive impairment?--Results of the German study on Ageing, Cognition and Dementia in Primary Care Patients (AgeCoDe)
    Lena Ehreke
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 28:365-72. 2009
    ..Due to the fact that the Clock Drawing Test (CDT) is widely used to screen for dementia, it is questionable whether it is suited to screen for MCI...
  48. ncbi Familiarity with mental illness and approval of structural discrimination against psychiatric patients in Germany
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:89-92. 2007
    ..Strategies successful in reducing individual discrimination are thus not necessarily suitable for combating structural discrimination and need to be tailored to their specific target...
  49. doi Traces of freud--the unconscious conflict as a cause of mental disorders in the eyes of the general public
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany
    Psychopathology 41:173-8. 2008
    ..We aim to elicit how far the public has incorporated Freudian theory in its understanding of mental illness in different countries, focussing on the unconscious conflict as a possible cause of mental disorders...
  50. ncbi Subjective burden over 12 months in parents of patients with schizophrenia
    Johannes Jungbauer
    Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 17:126-34. 2003
    ..The results suggest that parents of continuously and severely affected patients are overloaded with their long-term caring tasks. Particularly for these extremely strained parents, practical and psychologic assistance should be provided...
  51. ncbi Experience of stigmatization by relatives of patients with obsessive compulsive disorder
    Katarina Stengler-Wenzke
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 18:88-96. 2004
    ..Concealing is an important coping strategy for the family members interviewed. Stigmatization can be reduced by handling the illness and the co-operation of patients, their relatives, and the professionals in an unbiased manner...
  52. doi Cost-effectiveness of a primary care model for anxiety disorders
    Hans Helmut Konig
    Health Economics Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Br J Psychiatry 195:308-17. 2009
    ..Individuals with anxiety disorders often do not receive an accurate diagnosis or adequate treatment in primary care...
  53. ncbi Public attitudes towards mental patients: a comparison between Novosibirsk, Bratislava and German cities
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 21:436-41. 2006
    ....
  54. doi [CERAD-NP battery: Age-, gender- and education-specific reference values for selected subtests. Results of the German Study on Ageing, Cognition and Dementia in Primary Care Patients (AgeCoDe)]
    T Luck
    Abteilung Public Health, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig, Semmelweisstrasse 10, Leipzig, Germany
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 42:372-84. 2009
    ..The study participants had a mean age of 80.2 years (SD=3.6); thus, this report provides reliable reference values for the neuropsychological diagnosis of dementia in older age groups...
  55. ncbi [Health habits of patients with schizophrenia: a general pattern?]
    Christiane Roick
    Universitat Leipzig, Stiftungsprofessur für Gesundheitsökonomie, Leipzig
    Neuropsychiatr 22:100-11. 2008
    ....
  56. ncbi The relationship between public causal beliefs and social distance toward mentally ill people
    Sandra Dietrich
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:348-54; discussion 355-7. 2004
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the nature of the relationship between public causal beliefs and social distance toward people with mental disorders, particularly schizophrenia and depression...
  57. ncbi Mortality in individuals with mild cognitive impairment. Results of the Leipzig Longitudinal Study of the Aged (LEILA75+)
    Uta Guehne
    Leipzig Longitudinal Study of the Aged LEILA75, Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Neuroepidemiology 29:226-34. 2007
    ..This study aimed to investigate whether mortality is higher for individuals suffering from Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)...
  58. doi The stigma of psychiatric treatment and help-seeking intentions for depression
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 259:298-306. 2009
    ....
  59. ncbi [Illness related costs for spouses of patients suffering from a mental illness: results of a study with repeated measurements]
    H Ulrich Wilms
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 31:177-83. 2004
    ..Aim of this study is the documentation of illness-associated costs for spouses, whose relative is suffering from a mental illness...
  60. ncbi Responsiveness of EQ-5D utility indices in alcohol-dependent patients
    Oliver H Günther
    Health Economics Research Unit, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 92:291-5. 2008
    ..This study aimed to analyze the responsiveness of EQ-5D-based utilities in patients with alcohol dependence...
  61. ncbi [Caregivers' views of the treating psychiatrists: coping resource or additional burden?]
    Johannes Jungbauer
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Prax 29:279-84. 2002
    ..This study aimed at investigating how caregivers of schizophrenic patients perceive the contact with mental health professionals and which are the key factors for their satisfaction or dissatisfaction...
  62. ncbi [Employment of professional help by patients with obsessive-compulsive disorders]
    Katarina Stengler-Wenzke
    Universitat Leipzig, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie
    Psychiatr Prax 32:195-201. 2005
    ..Several studies have investigated the pathway to psychiatric care. There are no results available for OCD...
  63. ncbi Direct costs associated with depression in old age in Germany
    Melanie Luppa
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, D 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    J Affect Disord 105:195-204. 2008
    ..This study aims to determine the effect of depression on direct costs of the advanced elderly in Germany from a societal perspective...
  64. ncbi Quality of life in obsessive-compulsive disorder: the different impact of obsessions and compulsions
    Katarina Stengler-Wenzke
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Psychopathology 40:282-9. 2007
    ..Patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are troubled by repeated obsessions and/or compulsions, which seem senseless and frequently repugnant...
  65. ncbi [Discriminative ability, construct validity and sensitivity to change of the EQ-5D quality of life questionnaire in paranoid schizophrenia]
    Alexander Konnopka
    Stiftungsprofessur für Gesundheitsökonomie, Universitat Leipzig, Germany
    Psychiatr Prax 33:330-6. 2006
    ..To analyze the discriminative ability, construct validity and sensitivity to change of the EQ-5D in paranoid schizophrenia (ICD-10 F20.0)...
  66. ncbi Patients' and their relatives' causal explanations of schizophrenia
    Anita Holzinger
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie der Universitat Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:155-62. 2003
    ..The question arises as to whether patients with schizophrenia and their relatives in the eastern part of Germany (former German Democratic Republic) share these beliefs...
  67. ncbi [Shame, embarrassment and trouble...relatives of patients with OCD describe stigma experiences in every-day life]
    Johanna Trosbach
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 30:62-7. 2003
    ..There are numerous studies on the stigma of mental illness. However, the subjective stigma experiences of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder and their relatives have, so far not been investigated...
  68. ncbi Public knowledge about causes and treatment for schizophrenia: a representative population study
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:622-4. 2006
    ..Hence, whereas those confidently naming causes or treatment options for schizophrenia favored professional medical treatment more than previously found, overall knowledge about schizophrenia has thus far been overestimated...
  69. ncbi Subjective experiences of stigma. A focus group study of schizophrenic patients, their relatives and mental health professionals
    Beate Schulze
    University of Leipzig, Department of Psychiatry, Johannisallee 20, 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 56:299-312. 2003
    ..The consequences for conceptualisations of stigma and the development of effective strategies to reduce stigma and discrimination because of schizophrenia are discussed...
  70. ncbi [Between assistance and opposition: relatives' coping strategies with obsessive-compulsive patients]
    Johanna Trosbach
    Universitat Leipzig, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie
    Psychiatr Prax 30:8-13. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the coping strategies of relatives of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder. 22 narrative interviews were analysed by a Grounded Theory approach...
  71. ncbi Incident dementia cases and mortality. Results of the leipzig Longitudinal Study of the Aged (LEILA75+)
    Uta Guhne
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 22:185-93. 2006
    ..Studies relying on prevalent cases and clinical samples tend to overestimate mortality and propose course-modifying factors that are challenged by studies relying on incident cases...
  72. ncbi [Heavy users of inpatient psychiatric services]
    Christiane Roick
    Universitat Leipzig, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Leipzig, Germany
    Psychiatr Prax 29:343-9. 2002
    ..This paper describes the extent of heavy use of inpatient psychiatric services. It reveals predictors of heavy use...
  73. ncbi Depressive disorders in spouses of mentally ill patients
    Bettina Wittmund
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:177-82. 2002
    ..According to the literature on stress and coping, the burden of caregiving to a mentally ill partner might have an impact on the mental health of the spouse...
  74. ncbi [The film festival "Ausnahme|Zustand" ("State of Emergency")--a strategy against stigmatization of the mentally ill?]
    Ines Winkler
    Universitat Leipzig, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 35:33-9. 2008
    ..The festival was on tour in more than 70 cities. The aim of the festival was to give the topic mental illness a podium, to inform and to entertain...
  75. ncbi Determinants of the public's preference for social distance from people with schizophrenia
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, D 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Can J Psychiatry 48:663-8. 2003
    ..To examine the extent to which the public's desire for social distance from people with schizophrenia is influenced by beliefs about the disorder and stereotypes about those suffering from it...
  76. ncbi Familiarity with mental illness and social distance from people with schizophrenia and major depression: testing a model using data from a representative population survey
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Schizophr Res 69:175-82. 2004
    ..Serv. 52 (2001) 953), can be replicated using data from a representative population survey...
  77. ncbi Subjective illness theory and antipsychotic medication compliance by patients with schizophrenia
    Anita Holzinger
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:597-603. 2002
    ..Patients' views of the helping alliance and attitudes toward drugs should be considered in predicting compliance with antipsychotic medication...
  78. doi Does a reliable decline in Mini Mental State Examination total score predict dementia? Diagnostic accuracy of two reliable change indices
    Anke Hensel
    Department of Psychiatry, Public Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 27:50-8. 2009
    ..However, it is unknown whether change norms (Reliable Change Indices, RCIs) of the MMSE total score are suitable to predict future dementia...
  79. ncbi ["Understanding the mass destruction of nerve cells"]
    Melanie Ehmann
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 31:366-8. 2004
    ..One important step towards an early diagnosis and treatment of dementia is the recognition and understanding of disease by the public...
  80. doi [Social representation of a psychoanalytical concept: what is the popular meaning of an "unconscious conflict"?]
    Georg Schomerus
    Universitat Leipzig, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 35:182-6. 2008
    ..A majority of the population regards unconscious conflict as a possible cause for depression or schizophrenia. We examine to what extent people associate psychoanalytical concepts with this term...
  81. ncbi [Is there a connection between right-wing extremism and social distancing from mentally ill people? Results from a representative survey among the adult German population]
    Michael Beck
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 32:68-72. 2005
    ..There are indications of a link between right-wing extremist orientation and attitudes towards people with mental illnesses. Social distance is used to investigate this...
  82. ncbi The relationship between biogenetic causal explanations and social distance toward people with mental disorders: results from a population survey in Germany
    Sandra Dietrich
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 52:166-74. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to examine why this may be the case...
  83. ncbi [The image of psychiatry in the "Leipziger Volkszeitung" - historical longitudinal study]
    Ulrich Rottleb
    Archiv für Leipziger Psychiatriegeschichte, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 34:269-75. 2007
    ..This is the first paper to analyse historical changes and trends in psychiatric reports in one German daily newspaper...
  84. ncbi [Heavy users of psychiatric care]
    Christiane Roick
    Universitat Leipzig, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Leipzig, Germany
    Psychiatr Prax 29:334-42. 2002
    ..This paper reviews findings and problems of heavy users research...
  85. ncbi [Madhouse, asylum, retreat, specialist hospital - on the genesis and history of names for psychiatric institutions in Germany until the beginning of the 20th century]
    Dirk Carius
    Archiv für Leipziger Psychiatriegeschichte, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 30:438-43. 2003
    ..The history of names for psychiatric institutions reflects both changes in the treatment of the mentally ill and the attempts made above all by psychiatrists to face and overcome stigmatisation of their clients...
  86. ncbi Coping strategies used by the relatives of people with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Katarina Stengler-Wenzke
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    J Adv Nurs 48:35-42. 2004
    ..Many investigations have described the coping strategies of relatives of patients with schizophrenia, depression and other psychiatric disorders, but there have been no studies reported about coping strategies and OCD...
  87. ncbi The association of schizophrenia with split personality is not an ubiquitous phenomenon: results from population studies in Russia and Germany
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Leipzig University, Johannisallee 20, 04317, Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:780-6. 2007
    ..We hypothesize on those cultural particularities in both countries that have shaped the different public understanding of the term and discuss implications for anti-stigma interventions...
  88. ncbi Indicators of empowerment and disempowerment in the subjective evaluation of the psychiatric treatment process by persons with severe and persistent mental illness: a qualitative and quantitative analysis
    Reinhold Kilian
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 57:1127-42. 2003
    ....
  89. ncbi [Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Psychiatry, Psychatrium--trends and changes in the names for mental health care institutions in Germany in the 20th century]
    Dirk Carius
    Archiv für Leipziger Psychiatriegeschichte, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 34:87-92. 2007
    ....
  90. ncbi The public's preferences concerning the allocation of financial resources to health care: results from a representative population survey in Germany
    Herbert Matschinger
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 19:478-82. 2004
    ..The aim of the study is to examine to what extent the public is willing to allocate financial resources to the care of people with mental disorders...
  91. ncbi Is mortality increased in mildly cognitively impaired individuals? A systematic literature review
    Uta Guehne
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie der Universitat Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 21:403-10. 2006
    ..0 to 1.9. However, only few studies are available, and a comparison of the literature is problematic, due to variations in criteria and methodology...
  92. doi The impact of psychiatric comorbidity on the return to work in patients undergoing herniated disc surgery
    Margrit Zieger
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Leipzig, Philipp Rosenthal Straße 55, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Occup Rehabil 21:54-65. 2011
    ....
  93. ncbi Stigma and its impact on help-seeking for mental disorders: what do we know?
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 17:31-7. 2008
    ..Many people suffering from serious mental illness do not seek appropriate medical help. The stigma of mental illness has often been considered a potential cause for reluctance in seeking help. We review recent evidence on this topic...
  94. doi Accuracy of self-reports of mental health care utilization and calculated costs compared to hospital records
    Sven Heinrich
    Department of Medical Sociology and Health Economics, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 185:261-8. 2011
    ..Telephone interviews can be an accurate data collection method for calculating mean total costs in mental health care. In the future more standardization is needed...
  95. ncbi A comparison of methods to handle skew distributed cost variables in the analysis of the resource consumption in schizophrenia treatment
    Reinhold Kilian
    Universit t Leipzig, Klinik und Poliklinik f r Psychiatrie, Johannissalle 20, D 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 5:21-31. 2002
    ..However, transformation may cause difficulties in the interpretation of regression coefficients and the retransformation of predicted values...
  96. ncbi [Quality of life instruments and health state preferences to assess effects of medical interventions for mentally and medically ill patients]
    Christiane Roick
    Universitat Leipzig, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie
    Psychiatr Prax 31:128-37. 2004
    ..Therefore the suitability of such indices for mental health and non-mental health conditions was analysed and their ability to detect effects of medical interventions was examined...
  97. ncbi [Prevention -- a topic in social-psychiatric research?]
    Christiane K Schmidt
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie der Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 32:358-62. 2005
    ..Currently, substantial effort is made to establish prevention as one of the main parts of the German health care system. In this context we investigated the current role of prevention in social-psychiatric research...
  98. doi Risk factors for incident mild cognitive impairment--results from the German Study on Ageing, Cognition and Dementia in Primary Care Patients (AgeCoDe)
    T Luck
    Public Health Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 121:260-72. 2010
    ..To provide age- and gender-specific incidence rates of MCI among elderly general practitioner (GP) patients (75+ years) and to identify risk factors for incident MCI...
  99. ncbi Progression of mild cognitive impairment to dementia: a challenge to current thinking
    Anja Busse
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Br J Psychiatry 189:399-404. 2006
    ..Studies of conversion from mild cognitive impairment to dementia suggest a linear progression over time. Conversion rates during lifetime may extend to 80-90%...
  100. ncbi Empirical evidence for an invariant three-factor structure of the Parental Bonding Instrument in six European countries
    Dirk Heider
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, D 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 135:237-47. 2005
    ..The results provide the opportunity to estimate the influence of the extracted factors on mental disorders in different countries. The application of the short form of the PBI seems suitable primarily for large epidemiological studies...
  101. ncbi Living with a schizophrenic patient: a comparative study of burden as it affects parents and spouses
    Johannes Jungbauer
    Universitat Leipzig, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Johannisallee 20, D 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Psychiatry 65:110-23. 2002
    ..Supportive assistance for schizophrenic patients' caregivers should address their particular needs more adequately...