Olaf von dem Knesebeck

Summary

Affiliation: University of Hamburg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. 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
  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. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status and beliefs about depression, schizophrenia and eating disorders
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Department of Medical Sociology and Health Economics, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:775-82. 2013
  4. pmc The influence of age, gender and socio-economic status on multimorbidity patterns in primary care. First results from the multicare cohort study
    Ingmar Schafer
    Department of Primary Medical Care, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:89. 2012
  5. 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
  6. pmc The German MultiCare-study: Patterns of multimorbidity in primary health care - protocol of a prospective cohort study
    Ingmar Schafer
    Department of Primary Medical Care, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:145. 2009
  7. pmc Psychosocial stress at work and perceived quality of care among clinicians in surgery
    Jens Klein
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Center for Psychosocial Medicine, Department of Medical Sociology and Health Economics, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:109. 2011
  8. pmc Association between forgone care and household income among the elderly in five Western European countries - analyses based on survey data from the SHARE-study
    Andreas Mielck
    Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Health Economics and Health Care Management, PO Box 1129, 85758 Neuherberg, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:52. 2009
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Education and depressive symptoms in 22 European countries
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr 52, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Public Health 56:107-10. 2011

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. 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...
  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. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status and beliefs about depression, schizophrenia and eating disorders
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Department of Medical Sociology and Health Economics, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:775-82. 2013
    ..The association between socioeconomic status (SES) and knowledge/belief about depression, schizophrenia and eating disorders will be analysed...
  4. pmc The influence of age, gender and socio-economic status on multimorbidity patterns in primary care. First results from the multicare cohort study
    Ingmar Schafer
    Department of Primary Medical Care, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:89. 2012
    ..The objective of this paper is to analyze the association of socio-demographic variables, and especially socio-economic status with multimorbidity in general and with each multimorbidity pattern...
  5. 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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  6. pmc The German MultiCare-study: Patterns of multimorbidity in primary health care - protocol of a prospective cohort study
    Ingmar Schafer
    Department of Primary Medical Care, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:145. 2009
    ..As a consequence, there is little help for GPs in adjusting care for these patients, even though studies suggest that adhering to present clinical practice guidelines in the care of patients with multimorbidity may have adverse effects...
  7. pmc Psychosocial stress at work and perceived quality of care among clinicians in surgery
    Jens Klein
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Center for Psychosocial Medicine, Department of Medical Sociology and Health Economics, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:109. 2011
    ..This paper examines associations between psychosocial job stress and perceived health care quality among German clinicians in surgery...
  8. pmc Association between forgone care and household income among the elderly in five Western European countries - analyses based on survey data from the SHARE-study
    Andreas Mielck
    Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Health Economics and Health Care Management, PO Box 1129, 85758 Neuherberg, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:52. 2009
    ..We hypothesize that reporting forgone care is more prevalent in low income groups...
  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint Education and depressive symptoms in 22 European countries
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr 52, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Public Health 56:107-10. 2011
    ..Variations in the association between education and depressive symptoms in 22 European countries are investigated...
  11. 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
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  12. 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
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  13. doi request reprint [Health inequalities among the aged]
    O von dem Knesebeck
    Institut für Medizin Soziologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr 52, 20246, Hamburg, Deutschland
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 42:459-64. 2009
    ..Finally, some consequences for health policy, which can be derived from current research, are outlined...
  14. ncbi request reprint [The importance of social relationships for the association between social inequality and health among the aged]
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Institut für Medizin Soziologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf
    Soz Praventivmed 50:311-8. 2005
    ..Moreover, it is examined whether the association between social relationships and health is stronger in lower socio-economic groups (differential vulnerability hypothesis)...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Research on health care for the elderly. Prevention, case management, and care for patients with dementia]
    O von dem Knesebeck
    Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 49:167-74. 2006
    ..In terms of dementia it is pointed out that it is important to improve early diagnosis and to integrate self-help groups and counselling services into therapy...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Active ageing and quality of life--Results of a WHO demonstration project]
    O von dem Knesebeck
    Institut für Medizin Soziologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 39:82-9. 2006
    ..However, quality of life significantly improves among older persons who lost their partner within the last five years. In terms of implementation of the WHO Active Ageing Programme results suggest application of a risk group strategy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Education and health in 22 European countries
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Department of Sociology, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 63:1344-51. 2006
    ..Variations between countries, sexes and health indicators might be one explanation for the inconsistent results of other studies on age differences in the association between socioeconomic position and health...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Social inequality in health care--a plea for systematic research]
    O von dem Knesebeck
    Institut für Medizin Soziologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, Hamburg
    Gesundheitswesen 71:59-62; discussion 63-4. 2009
    ..For each field, exemplary results of a recent study from Germany are summarized. It becomes apparent that there is a substantial lack of systematic research in inequalities in health care in Germany...
  19. 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...
  20. pmc Emotional support, education and self-rated health in 22 European countries
    Olaf von dem Knesebeck
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr, 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 7:272. 2007
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  21. doi request reprint [Social inequality and health care among the aged]
    O von dem Knesebeck
    Institut für Medizin Soziologie, Universit4tsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr 52, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 42:39-46. 2009
    ..Moreover, results indicate that no simple answer can be given to the question whether and to what extent social inequalities in health among older people can be explained by inequalities in medical care...
  22. ncbi request reprint 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...
  23. 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
    ....
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. doi request reprint Burnout and perceived quality of care among German clinicians in surgery
    Jens Klein
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Qual Health Care 22:525-30. 2010
    ..In this paper, burnout, perceived quality of care and medical errors among German clinicians in surgery are explored...
  29. 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...
  30. doi request reprint The effects of integrated inpatient health care on patient satisfaction and health-related quality of life: Results of a survey among heart disease patients in Germany
    Stefan Nickel
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Medical Center Hamburg, Martinistrase 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Health Policy 98:156-63. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of this programme on patient satisfaction and health-related quality of life among heart disease patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about depression-Do affliction and treatment experience matter? Results of a population survey from Germany
    Eva Mnich
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrase 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 164:28-32. 2014
    ..There is not much known about the associations of beliefs about depression (depression literacy) with a history of depression and treatment experience...
  32. doi request reprint Population-based screening of children for specific speech and language impairment in Germany: a systematic review
    Jürgen Kasper
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Folia Phoniatr Logop 63:247-63. 2011
    ..The study was aimed at evaluating the effectiveness of a systematic population-based screening programme for specific language impairment (SLI) in preschool children in Germany...
  33. doi request reprint Education and self-reported health care seeking behaviour in European welfare regimes: results from the European Social Survey
    Kirstin Grosse Frie
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Public Health 55:217-20. 2010
    ..This study investigates educational inequalities in the perception of need for seeking health care in 24 European countries belonging to five different welfare regimes (Scandinavian, Anglo-Saxon, Bismarckian, Eastern and Southern)...