Heide Glaesmer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Leipzig
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Traumatic experiences and post-traumatic stress disorder among elderly Germans: results of a representative population-based survey
    Heide Glaesmer
    Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:661-70. 2010
  2. doi request reprint [Future psychotherapists? Vocational plans and motivation for choosing psychotherapy as a career in german psychology students]
    Heide Glaesmer
    Universitat Leipzig, Selbstständige Abteilung für Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 60:462-8. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The German Version of the Hopkins Symptoms Checklist-25 (HSCL-25) --factorial structure, psychometric properties, and population-based norms
    Heide Glaesmer
    University of Leipzig, Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:396-403. 2014
  4. doi request reprint The differential roles of trauma, posttraumatic stress disorder, and comorbid depressive disorders on suicidal ideation in the elderly population
    Heide Glaesmer
    University of Leipzig, Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, Philipp Rosenthal Str 55, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:1141-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Psychometric properties and population-based norms of the Life Orientation Test Revised (LOT-R)
    Heide Glaesmer
    Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Br J Health Psychol 17:432-45. 2012
  6. pmc Validation of the Rasch-based Depression Screening in a large scale German general population sample
    Thomas Forkmann
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University Hospital of RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:105. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The association of traumatic experiences and posttraumatic stress disorder with physical morbidity in old age: a German population-based study
    Heide Glaesmer
    Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, Philipp Rosenthal Str 55, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Psychosom Med 73:401-6. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Health care utilization among first and second generation immigrants and native-born Germans: a population-based study in Germany
    Heide Glaesmer
    Department of Medical Psychology and Sociology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Int J Public Health 56:541-8. 2011
  9. doi request reprint [Does the recent psychosocial research consider the perspective of developmental psychopathology?]
    Heide Glaesmer
    Universitat Leipzig, Selbstständige Abteilung für Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie, 04103 Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 36:311-6. 2009
  10. doi request reprint [The impact of mental disorders on health care utilization and illness behaviour in the elderly]
    Heide Glaesmer
    Universitat Leipzig, Abteilung für Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie, Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 35:187-93. 2008

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. doi request reprint Traumatic experiences and post-traumatic stress disorder among elderly Germans: results of a representative population-based survey
    Heide Glaesmer
    Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:661-70. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, population-based data on this topic are lacking to date...
  2. doi request reprint [Future psychotherapists? Vocational plans and motivation for choosing psychotherapy as a career in german psychology students]
    Heide Glaesmer
    Universitat Leipzig, Selbstständige Abteilung für Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 60:462-8. 2010
    ..in Germany psychology students can be seen as the major personal resource in psychotherapy. Nevertheless there are few studies on their vocational plans and their interest in psychotherapeutic training...
  3. doi request reprint The German Version of the Hopkins Symptoms Checklist-25 (HSCL-25) --factorial structure, psychometric properties, and population-based norms
    Heide Glaesmer
    University of Leipzig, Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:396-403. 2014
    ..It is available in a number of languages. The present study investigates the psychometric properties of the German version of the HSCL-25 and delivers population-based norms...
  4. doi request reprint The differential roles of trauma, posttraumatic stress disorder, and comorbid depressive disorders on suicidal ideation in the elderly population
    Heide Glaesmer
    University of Leipzig, Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, Philipp Rosenthal Str 55, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:1141-6. 2012
    ..This study investigates whether suicidal ideation is specifically associated with PTSD or if this association is fully or partially mediated by comorbid depressive disorders...
  5. doi request reprint Psychometric properties and population-based norms of the Life Orientation Test Revised (LOT-R)
    Heide Glaesmer
    Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Br J Health Psychol 17:432-45. 2012
    ..Population-based studies about dispositional optimism and the psychometric properties of the Life Orientation Test LOT-R as well as population-based norms are lacking...
  6. pmc Validation of the Rasch-based Depression Screening in a large scale German general population sample
    Thomas Forkmann
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University Hospital of RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:105. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint The association of traumatic experiences and posttraumatic stress disorder with physical morbidity in old age: a German population-based study
    Heide Glaesmer
    Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, Philipp Rosenthal Str 55, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Psychosom Med 73:401-6. 2011
    ..Several studies have suggested that PTSD and traumatic experiences are related to adverse health outcomes. However, many past studies were based on special samples such as combat veterans or survivors of natural disasters...
  8. doi request reprint Health care utilization among first and second generation immigrants and native-born Germans: a population-based study in Germany
    Heide Glaesmer
    Department of Medical Psychology and Sociology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Int J Public Health 56:541-8. 2011
    ..There are contradictory findings on health care utilization (HCU) of immigrants compared to native-born populations. Our study focuses on this topic using a population-based approach and differentiates generational cohorts of immigrants...
  9. doi request reprint [Does the recent psychosocial research consider the perspective of developmental psychopathology?]
    Heide Glaesmer
    Universitat Leipzig, Selbstständige Abteilung für Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie, 04103 Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 36:311-6. 2009
    ..The bibliometric analysis examines the implementation of this concept in the recent psychosocial research in the German-speaking area...
  10. doi request reprint [The impact of mental disorders on health care utilization and illness behaviour in the elderly]
    Heide Glaesmer
    Universitat Leipzig, Abteilung für Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie, Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 35:187-93. 2008
    ..The differential impact of mental disorders on health care utilization and illness behaviour in old age should be studied...
  11. doi request reprint The association of traumatic experiences and posttraumatic stress disorder with health care utilization in the elderly - a German population based study
    Heide Glaesmer
    Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, 04103 Leipzig Germany
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 33:177-84. 2011
    ..However, general population studies simultaneously investigating the association of TE and PTSD with HCU in the elderly are lacking to date...
  12. doi request reprint [The childhood trauma screener (CTS) - development and validation of cut-off-scores for classificatory diagnostics]
    Heide Glaesmer
    Abteilung für Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie, Universitat Leipzig, Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 40:220-6. 2013
    ..There is some evidence, that the CTS is a brief and valid screening tool. To support the application of the CTS for categorical diagnostics cut-offs will be identified and validated...
  13. doi request reprint [How do somatoform and depressive symptoms and syndromes affect life satisfaction? Results from a representative population survey in Germany]
    Maret Krannich
    Abteilung für Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 63:217-24. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the differential impact of somatoform and depressive symptoms/syndromes on life satisfaction...
  14. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and its comorbidity with depression and somatisation in the elderly - a German community-based study
    Heide Glaesmer
    Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Aging Ment Health 16:403-12. 2012
    ..This study is addressing prevalence rates of posttraumatic symptomatology and its comorbidity with depression and somatisation...
  15. doi request reprint Lifetime traumatic experiences and posttraumatic stress disorder in the German population: results of a representative population survey
    Robin Hauffa
    Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:934-9. 2011
    ..The results show that TEs and posttraumatic symptoms are frequent in senior citizens and thus have to be considered when treating older patients with mental health conditions...
  16. doi request reprint The association of depression and multimorbidity in the elderly: implications for the assessment of depression
    Lena Spangenberg
    Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Psychogeriatrics 11:227-34. 2011
    ..Depression and multimorbidity are common in the elderly. Assessing depression might be difficult because of the overlap of depressive and somatic symptoms, possibly leading to confounded results...
  17. doi request reprint What is the General Health Questionnaire-12 assessing? Dimensionality and psychometric properties of the General Health Questionnaire-12 in a large scale German population sample
    Matthias Romppel
    Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, 04103 Leipzig Germany
    Compr Psychiatry 54:406-13. 2013
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Pessimism predicts anxiety, depression and quality of life in female cancer patients
    Markus Zenger
    Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 41:87-94. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the predictive value of optimism/pessimism for anxiety, depression and health-related quality of life in female cancer patients, quantified with and without controlling the corresponding base level...
  19. doi request reprint Attitudes of health care professionals towards female obese patients
    Claudia Sikorski
    Leipzig University Medical Center, IFB Adiposity Diseases, Leipzig, Germany
    Obes Facts 6:512-22. 2013
    ..The health care setting has been reported to be one main source of weight stigma repeatedly; however, studies comparing different professions have been lacking...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Identifying depression in the general population - a comparison of PHQ-9, PHQ-8 and PHQ-2]
    Lena Spangenberg
    Universitatsklinikum Leipzig AoR, Abteilung für Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie, Leipzig
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 58:3-10. 2012
    ..To examine the comparability of depression as defined by PHQ-9, PHQ-8 and PHQ-2 in the German general population...
  21. pmc The stigma of obesity in the general public and its implications for public health - a systematic review
    Claudia Sikorski
    Leipzig University Medical Center, IFB AdiposityDiseases, Leipzig, Stephanstraße 9c, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    BMC Public Health 11:661. 2011
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Separating optimism and pessimism: a robust psychometric analysis of the revised Life Orientation Test (LOT-R)
    Philipp Yorck Herzberg
    Area of Lifespan Development, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Psychol Assess 18:433-8. 2006
    ..The relative independence of the 2 dimensions occurred in both genders and across different age groups of patients with different medical disorders...
  23. doi request reprint More than 60 years later: the mediating role of trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder for the association of forced displacement in world war II with somatization in old age
    Philipp Kuwert
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, HELIOS Hansehospital Stralsund, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:911-4. 2012
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint [Qualitative methods in psychiatric research]
    Claudia Sikorski
    Institut für Sozialmedizin, Arbietsmedizin und Public Health, Universitat Leipzig
    Neuropsychiatr 25:159-62. 2011
    ..This article addresses the usage of qualitative methods in psychiatric research and presents the qualitative approach in more detail...
  25. doi request reprint [Quantity versus quality: a review on current methodological dispute in health services research]
    Claudia Sikorski
    Universitat Leipzig, Institut für Arbeits und Sozialmedizin, Philipp Rosenthal Strasse 55, 04103 Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 37:322-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the percentage of qualitative and quantitative research papers on health services research in two German journals...
  26. doi request reprint [Depression and anxiety in elderly jews from former soviet union in Germany: the role of discrimination and religiosity]
    Yuriy Nesterko
    Abteilung für Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 41:76-81. 2014
    ..The influence of discrimination has been demonstrated, implications for further investigation, especially with attention to the integration of older Jews from former Soviet Union in Germany are given. ..
  27. doi request reprint The construct validity of social inhibition and the type-D taxonomy
    Gesine Grande
    Faculty of Applied Social Sciences, Leipzig University of Applied Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    J Health Psychol 15:1103-12. 2010
    ..The article concludes that emotion regulation in socially inhibited persons deserves further investigation...
  28. doi request reprint Life satisfaction and health-related quality of life in immigrants and native-born Germans: the role of immigration-related factors
    Yuriy Nesterko
    Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, Philipp Rosenthal Str 55, 04103, Leipzig, Germany
    Qual Life Res 22:1005-13. 2013
    ..Findings of previous research are inconclusive. Our study compares HRQoL and SWL in immigrants and native-born Germans, investigating immigration-related factors as suspected determinants of HRQoL and SWL in immigrants...
  29. doi request reprint Time until institutionalization in incident dementia cases--results of the Leipzig Longitudinal Study of the Aged (LEILA 75+)
    Tobias Luck
    Public Mental Health Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Neuroepidemiology 31:100-8. 2008
    ..Thus, the aim of the study is to analyze the time until institutionalization and associated patient-related factors in incident dementia cases...
  30. doi request reprint Prevalence of suicidal ideation and related risk factors in the German general population
    Thomas Forkmann
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University Hospital of RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:401-5. 2012
    ..In concordance with results from similar studies in other countries, living alone and reporting anxious and depressive syndromes was associated with suicidal ideation...
  31. doi request reprint Prevalence of complicated grief in a representative population-based sample
    Anette Kersting
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    J Affect Disord 131:339-43. 2011
    ..However, few epidemiological studies to date have measured CG in the general population...
  32. doi request reprint Anxiety and depression in the general population in Colombia: reference values of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS)
    Andreas Hinz
    Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, 04103, Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 49:41-9. 2014
    ..While there are several normative studies in Europe, Latin American normative values are missing. The identification of people with mental distress requires norms obtained for the specific country...
  33. doi request reprint 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...
  34. doi request reprint Lower decision threshold for doctor visits as a predictor of health care use in somatoform disorders and in the general population
    Ricarda Mewes
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Marburg, Gutenbergstrasse 18, 35032 Marburg, Germany
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:349-55. 2008
    ..However, it is unclear whether HCU in somatizers and nonsomatizers in the general population is determined by existing symptoms or by lower thresholds for doctor visits...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence, drug treatment and metabolic control of diabetes mellitus in primary care]
    David Pittrow
    Institut fur Klinische Pharmakologie, Forschungsverbund Public Health, Technische Universitat Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Med Klin (Munich) 101:635-44. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of anthropometric indicators of obesity to predict cardiovascular risk
    Harald J Schneider
    Institute of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Technical University, Dresden, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:589-94. 2007
    ..However, more recently, waist to hip ratio (WHR) or waist circumference (WC) as more sensitive measures for visceral obesity have been proposed to be more indicative of cardiovascular risk...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Gender-specific aspects of physicians work]
    Heide Glaesmer
    Abteilung Psychosomatik und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinikum Benjamin Franklin, FU Berlin und Graduiertenkolleg Kostengünstige und bedarfsgerechte Versorgung im Gesundheitswesen der TU, FU und HU Berlin, Germany
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 52:386-91. 2002
    ..The influences of physicians' and patients' gender on the prescription behaviour seems to be important in background of epidemiology, economy and medicine...