Melanie Luppa

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Affiliation: University of Leipzig
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cost-of-illness studies of depression: a systematic review
    Melanie Luppa
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, D 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    J Affect Disord 98:29-43. 2007
  2. pmc Psychiatric comorbidity as predictor of costs in back pain patients undergoing disc surgery: a longitudinal observational study
    Alexander Konnopka
    Department of Medical Sociology and Health Economics, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:165. 2012
  3. pmc Influence of social support on cognitive change and mortality in old age: results from the prospective multicentre cohort study AgeCoDe
    Marion Eisele
    Department of Primary Medical Care, Center for Psychosocial Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrase 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Geriatr 12:9. 2012
  4. pmc Depression and incident dementia. An 8-year population-based prospective study
    Melanie Luppa
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e59246. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Health service utilization and costs of depressive symptoms in late life - a systematic review
    Melanie Luppa
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Curr Pharm Des 18:5936-57. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Natural course of depressive symptoms in late life. An 8-year population-based prospective study
    Melanie Luppa
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Germany
    J Affect Disord 142:166-71. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Predictors of institutionalisation in incident dementia--results of the German Study on Ageing, Cognition and Dementia in Primary Care Patients (AgeCoDe study)
    Melanie Luppa
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 33:282-8. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Age- and gender-specific prevalence of depression in latest-life--systematic review and meta-analysis
    M Luppa
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, Public Health Research Unit, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    J Affect Disord 136:212-21. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Age-related predictors of institutionalization: results of the German study on ageing, cognition and dementia in primary care patients (AgeCoDe)
    Melanie Luppa
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, Public Health Research Unit, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:263-70. 2012
  10. 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

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Publications60

  1. ncbi request reprint Cost-of-illness studies of depression: a systematic review
    Melanie Luppa
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, D 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    J Affect Disord 98:29-43. 2007
    ..Depression is a very common disease with substantial economic consequences. This paper reviews all published cost-of-illness studies of depression worldwide...
  2. pmc Psychiatric comorbidity as predictor of costs in back pain patients undergoing disc surgery: a longitudinal observational study
    Alexander Konnopka
    Department of Medical Sociology and Health Economics, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:165. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to analyse psychiatric comorbidity as predictor of direct and indirect costs in back pain patients undergoing disc surgery in a longitudinal study design...
  3. pmc Influence of social support on cognitive change and mortality in old age: results from the prospective multicentre cohort study AgeCoDe
    Marion Eisele
    Department of Primary Medical Care, Center for Psychosocial Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrase 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Geriatr 12:9. 2012
    ..This study aims to investigate the influence of perceived social support, understood as the emotional component of social support, on cognition and mortality in old age as part of a prospective longitudinal multicentre study in Germany...
  4. pmc Depression and incident dementia. An 8-year population-based prospective study
    Melanie Luppa
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e59246. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the impact of depression (categorical diagnosis; major depression, MD) and depressive symptoms (dimensional diagnosis and symptom patterns) on incident dementia in the German general population...
  5. ncbi request reprint Health service utilization and costs of depressive symptoms in late life - a systematic review
    Melanie Luppa
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Curr Pharm Des 18:5936-57. 2012
    ..The objective of the study is to systematically analyze and summarize research literature regarding health service use and costs of depressive symptoms in late life...
  6. doi request reprint Natural course of depressive symptoms in late life. An 8-year population-based prospective study
    Melanie Luppa
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Germany
    J Affect Disord 142:166-71. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to follow the natural course of late-life depressive symptoms within a German population-based study...
  7. doi request reprint Predictors of institutionalisation in incident dementia--results of the German Study on Ageing, Cognition and Dementia in Primary Care Patients (AgeCoDe study)
    Melanie Luppa
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 33:282-8. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate risk factors of NHP in incident dementia cases, considering characteristics at the time of the dementia diagnosis...
  8. doi request reprint Age- and gender-specific prevalence of depression in latest-life--systematic review and meta-analysis
    M Luppa
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, Public Health Research Unit, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    J Affect Disord 136:212-21. 2012
    ..The objective of the study is to systematically analyze the prevalence of depression in latest life (75+), particularly focusing on age- and gender-specific rates across the latest-life age groups...
  9. doi request reprint Age-related predictors of institutionalization: results of the German study on ageing, cognition and dementia in primary care patients (AgeCoDe)
    Melanie Luppa
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, Public Health Research Unit, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:263-70. 2012
    ..In the last decades, many community-based studies have addressed predictors of nursing home placement (NHP) among the elderly. So far, predictors have not been analyzed separately for different age groups...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint Prediction of institutionalization in the elderly. A systematic review
    Melanie Luppa
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Age Ageing 39:31-8. 2010
    ..in the past decades, many studies have examined predictors of nursing home placement (NHP) in the elderly. This study provides a systematic review of predictors of NHP in the general population of developed countries...
  12. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of depressive symptoms in latest life--results of the Leipzig Longitudinal Study of the Aged (LEILA 75+)
    Melanie Luppa
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, Public Health Research Unit, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:286-95. 2012
    ....
  13. pmc Predictors of nursing home admission of individuals without a dementia diagnosis before admission - results from the Leipzig Longitudinal Study of the Aged (LEILA 75+)
    Melanie Luppa
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Public Health Research Unit, University of Leipzig, Semmelweisstrasse 10, Leipzig, 04103, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:186. 2010
    ..However, no one study has analysed predictors of NHA for individuals without developing dementia before NHA...
  14. doi request reprint Gender differences in predictors of nursing home placement in the elderly: a systematic review
    Melanie Luppa
    Department of Psychiatry, Public Health Research Unit, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:1015-25. 2009
    ..This study provides a systematic review of gender-differences in predictors of NHP from population-based, longitudinal studies worldwide...
  15. doi request reprint 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...
  16. doi request reprint Prediction of institutionalisation in dementia. A systematic review
    Melanie Luppa
    Department of Psychiatry, Public Mental Health Research Unit, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 26:65-78. 2008
    ..In the past decades, a substantial number of studies considered factors influencing institutionalisation of persons with dementia. This study reviews recent work on predictors of actual institutionalisation in dementia...
  17. doi request reprint Direct costs associated with mild cognitive impairment in primary care
    Melanie Luppa
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:963-71. 2008
    ..Little is known about the direct costs of individuals with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). This study investigates the direct costs associated with MCI according to recent diagnostic criteria from a societal perspective...
  18. ncbi request reprint 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...
  19. doi request reprint The assessment of changes in cognitive functioning in the elderly: age- and education-specific reliable change indices for the SIDAM
    Janine Stein
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Philipp Rosenthal Strasse 55, Leipzig, Germany
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 33:73-83. 2012
    ..Normative data for changes in cognitive functioning that normally occur in cognitively healthy individuals are required to interpret changes in SIDAM test scores...
  20. doi request reprint [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...
  21. doi request reprint 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...
  22. doi request reprint Prediction of incident dementia: impact of impairment in instrumental activities of daily living and mild cognitive impairment-results from the German study on ageing, cognition, and dementia in primary care patients
    Tobias Luck
    Insitute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:943-54. 2012
    ..Thus, the aim of the study was to determine the predictive capability of MCI and IADL impairment for incident dementia...
  23. doi request reprint The assessment of changes in cognitive functioning: age-, education-, and gender-specific reliable change indices for older adults tested on the CERAD-NP battery: results of the German Study on Ageing, Cognition, and Dementia in Primary Care Patients (Age
    Janine Stein
    Public Health Research Unit, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:84-97. 2012
    ..This study provides normative data for changes in cognitive function that normally occur in cognitively healthy individuals to interpret changes in CERAD-NP test scores over longer time periods...
  24. doi request reprint 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...
  25. doi request reprint Does the clock drawing test predict dementia? Results of the Leipzig longitudinal study of the aged (LEILA 75+)
    Lena Ehreke
    Public Health Research Unit, Department of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 31:89-97. 2011
    ..Since the Clock Drawing Test (CDT) is quick to administer, it will be of interest to compare the predictive validity of the CDT and of an MCI diagnosis for the diagnosis of dementia...
  26. doi request reprint 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)...
  27. doi request reprint Direct costs associated with depressive symptoms in late life: a 4.5-year prospective study
    Melanie Luppa
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:292-302. 2013
    ..This study aims to investigate prospectively health service use and direct costs over a course of 4.5 years considering also different courses of depressive symptomatology...
  28. 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...
  29. doi request reprint Mild cognitive impairment: incidence and risk factors: results of the leipzig longitudinal study of the aged
    Tobias Luck
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1903-10. 2010
    ..To provide information on age- and sex-specific incidence rates of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and risk factors for incident MCI...
  30. doi request reprint The relationship between social integration and depression in non-demented primary care patients aged 75 years and older
    Michaela Schwarzbach
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, Public Health Research Unit, University of Leipzig, Philipp Rosenthal Straße 55, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Affect Disord 145:172-8. 2013
    ..But the measurement of social integration still lacks a strong consensus. To date in most studies the different domains of social integration have been examined separately...
  31. doi request reprint Inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation after herniated disc surgery? - Setting-specific preferences, participation and outcome of rehabilitation
    Margrit Löbner
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e89200. 2014
    ..To examine rehabilitation preferences, participation and determinants for the choice of a certain rehabilitation setting (inpatient vs. outpatient) and setting-specific rehabilitation outcomes...
  32. 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...
  33. pmc Prediction of dementia in primary care patients
    Frank Jessen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e16852. 2011
    ..AD prediction tools for primary care are therefore needed. We present a prediction score based on information that can be obtained in the primary care setting...
  34. doi request reprint The assessment of changes in cognitive functioning: reliable change indices for neuropsychological instruments in the elderly - a systematic review
    Janine Stein
    Department of Mental Health, Clinic of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 29:275-86. 2010
    ..The purpose of this paper is to provide a systematic review of RCI scores in elderly persons for neuropsychological tests currently available...
  35. doi request reprint [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...
  36. doi request reprint Clock drawing test - screening utility for mild cognitive impairment according to different scoring systems: results of the Leipzig Longitudinal Study of the Aged (LEILA 75+)
    Lena Ehreke
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:1592-601. 2011
    ..In particular, it is still questionable which scoring system is the best in order to screen for MCI. We therefore aimed to compare the utility of different CDT scoring systems for screening for MCI...
  37. doi request reprint Affective, anxiety, and substance-related disorders in patients undergoing herniated disc surgery
    Margrit Zieger
    Institute for Social Medicine and Occupational Health, University of Leipzig, Philipp Rosenthal Straße 55, 04103, Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:1181-90. 2011
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Prognosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment in General Practice: Results of the German AgeCoDe Study
    Hanna Kaduszkiewicz
    Department of Primary Medical Care, Center for Psychosocial Medicine, University Medical Center, Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany Kaduszkiewicz, Eisele, van den Bussche, Scherer Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany Wiese, Prokein Institute of Primary Medical Care, University Medical Center Schleswig Holstein Kaduszkiewicz Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Germany Luppa, Luck, Riedel Heller Department of Psychiatry, University of Bonn, Germany Jessen, Maier Department of Psychiatry, Technical University of Munich, Germany Bickel, Mösch Institute of General Practice, Medical Faculty, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Germany Pentzek, Fuchs Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany Eifflaender Gorfer, Weyerer Department of Health Economics and Health Services Research, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany König, Brettschneider German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases DZNE, Bonn, University of Manitoba
    Ann Fam Med 12:158-65. 2014
    ..They should not be alarmed unnecessarily by receiving such a diagnosis. ..
  39. doi request reprint Personality-related factors as predictors of help-seeking for depression: a population-based study applying the Behavioral Model of Health Services Use
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medicine Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1809-17. 2013
    ..We, therefore, investigated the relationship between the "Big Five" personality traits, resilience, alexithymia, childhood neglect or abuse, and help-seeking among depressive individuals...
  40. pmc Effectiveness of preventive home visits in reducing the risk of falls in old age: a randomized controlled trial
    Tobias Luck
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Clin Interv Aging 8:697-702. 2013
    ..We sought to evaluate the effectiveness of preventive home visits as a multifactorial, individualized strategy to reduce falls in community-dwelling older people...
  41. doi request reprint Attitudes towards bariatric surgery in the general public
    Claudia Sikorski
    Research Area Bariatric Surgery, IFB Adiposity Diseases, Leipzig University Medical Center, Stephanstraße 9c, 04103, Leipzig, Germany
    Obes Surg 23:338-45. 2013
    ..Research indicates that health care professionals hold ambivalent views on bariatric surgery, while views of the general public have not yet been investigated...
  42. pmc Medical students' attitudes towards overweight and obesity
    Birte Pantenburg
    Integrated Research and Treatment Center AdiposityDiseases, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e48113. 2012
    ..As data from Europe is scarce, medical students' attitudes were investigated at the University of Leipzig in Leipzig, Germany...
  43. pmc Obese children, adults and senior citizens in the eyes of the general public: results of a representative study on stigma and causation of obesity
    Claudia Sikorski
    Integrated Research and Treatment Center IFB Adiposity Diseases, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e46924. 2012
    ..Internal and external attribution were found to be inter-correlated. Obese children are the population most at risk for being confronted with stigmatization, making them a target point in stigma-reduction campaigns...
  44. pmc Public attitudes towards prevention of obesity
    Claudia Sikorski
    Integrated Research and Treatment Center AdiposityDiseases, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e39325. 2012
    ..To investigate obesity prevention support in the German general public and to assess determinants of general prevention support as well as support of specific prevention measures...
  45. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Service utilization and health-care costs in the advanced elderly
    Sven Heinrich
    University of Leipzig, Health Economics Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Leipzig, Germany
    Value Health 11:611-20. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze from societal perspective service utilization and direct health-care costs and its predictors in the advanced elderly population...
  47. pmc Enriched environment at work and the incidence of dementia: results of the Leipzig longitudinal study of the aged (LEILA 75+)
    Francisca S Then
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e70906. 2013
    ..Animal models have demonstrated that so called enriched environments protect against neurodegenerative diseases, such as dementia. The aim was to investigate the impact of enriched environment at work on the incidence of dementia...
  48. pmc Attitudes of the German general population toward early diagnosis of dementia--results of a representative telephone survey
    Tobias Luck
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e50792. 2012
    ..This study aimed to describe attitudes toward early diagnosis of dementia in the German general population...
  49. 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...
  50. pmc Does GP training in depression care affect patient outcome? - A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Claudia Sikorski
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:10. 2012
    ..Provider training is a self-evident approach to enhance detection, diagnoses and treatment options and might even lead to improved patient outcomes...
  51. doi request reprint Perception of overweight and obesity from different angles: a qualitative study
    Claudia Sikorski
    IFB Adiposity Diseases, Leipzig University Medical Center, Philipp Rosenthal Straße 55, Leipzig, Germany
    Scand J Public Health 40:271-7. 2012
    ..The specific aim of the current study was to develop an appropriate questionnaire to be used in the survey to follow and further to enhance existing instruments...
  52. 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
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Is the Clock Drawing Test a screening tool for the diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment? A systematic review
    Lena Ehreke
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:56-63. 2010
    ..However, it has remained unclear whether it is a suitable method to identify mild cognitive impairment (MCI). The aim of this paper is to review systematically the studies concerning the utility of the CDT in diagnosing MCI...
  54. doi request reprint Incidence of mild cognitive impairment: a systematic review
    Tobias Luck
    Public Health Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Department of Mental Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 29:164-75. 2010
    ..Subjects with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) constitute a risk population of developing dementia and thus a population of clinical interest. This study reviews recent work on the incidence of MCI in the elderly...
  55. ncbi request reprint [Psychiatric epidemiology in Germany]
    Steffi G Riedel-Heller
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie der Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 31:288-97. 2004
    ..The paper reviews psychiatric epidemiological research in Germany focusing on studies conducted over the last two decades...
  56. doi request reprint Systematic review of the effect of the psychosocial working environment on cognition and dementia
    Francisca S Then
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 71:358-65. 2014
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Assessing met and unmet needs in the oldest-old and psychometric properties of the German version of the Camberwell assessment of need for the elderly (CANE)--a pilot study
    Janine Stein
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health ISAP, Faculty of Medicine, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Int Psychogeriatr 26:285-95. 2014
    ..So far, the German version of the CANE has not been established in health services research. Major reasons for this are a lack of publications of CANE's German version and the missing validation of the instrument...
  58. doi request reprint Social relations and depression in late life-a systematic review
    Michaela Schwarzbach
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, Public Health Research Unit, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 29:1-21. 2014
    ..Research indicates that social support and being embedded in a network may reduce the risk for depression. The aim of the review was to analyze the association of social relations and depression in older adults...
  59. doi request reprint Personal stigma, problem appraisal and perceived need for professional help in currently untreated depressed persons
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Greifswald University, Germany
    J Affect Disord 139:94-7. 2012
    ..We hypothesize that in persons experiencing symptoms of depression, personal stigmatizing attitudes impair appraisal of the present condition as mental health problem and thus reduce the perceived need for professional help...
  60. ncbi request reprint [Which integrative and disorder specific treatment approaches are considered in research papers? An analysis on psychotherapeutic treatments in German journals]
    Birgit Watzke
    Institut und Poliklinik für Medizinische Psychologie, Zentrum fur Psychosoziale Medizin, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 57:452-61. 2007
    ..A disorder specific approach can be identified not only for cognitive behavioural, but also for psychodynamic papers...