Steffi G Riedel-Heller

Summary

Affiliation: University of Leipzig
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Incidence of dementia according to DSM-III-R and ICD-10: results of the Leipzig Longitudinal Study of the Aged (LEILA75+), Part 2
    S G Riedel-Heller
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Br J Psychiatry 179:255-60. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint 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
  6. ncbi request reprint The state of mental health in old-age across the 'old' European Union-- a systematic review
    S G Riedel-Heller
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 113:388-401. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint [Is primary prevention of mental illness possible?]
    Steffi G Riedel-Heller
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 33:145-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Mental disorders--who and what might help? Help-seeking and treatment preferences of the lay public
    Steffi G Riedel-Heller
    University of Leipzig, Dept of Psychiatry, Johannisallee 20, 04137, Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:167-74. 2005
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications87

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Incidence of dementia according to DSM-III-R and ICD-10: results of the Leipzig Longitudinal Study of the Aged (LEILA75+), Part 2
    S G Riedel-Heller
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Br J Psychiatry 179:255-60. 2001
    ..The impact of different case definitions on incidence rates remains unclear...
  5. ncbi request reprint 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%...
  6. ncbi request reprint The state of mental health in old-age across the 'old' European Union-- a systematic review
    S G Riedel-Heller
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 113:388-401. 2006
    ..The paper provides the first syllabus on the prevalence of mental disorders in old-age focusing on surveys conducted in the 15 countries, which comprised the 'old' European Union...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Is primary prevention of mental illness possible?]
    Steffi G Riedel-Heller
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 33:145-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Mental disorders--who and what might help? Help-seeking and treatment preferences of the lay public
    Steffi G Riedel-Heller
    University of Leipzig, Dept of Psychiatry, Johannisallee 20, 04137, Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:167-74. 2005
    ..However, in daily life, people are forced to make decisions. Therefore, we used a ranking approach to elucidate preferences of the lay public, aiming to reflect the real life decision-making process...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi 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)...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi 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
    ....
  17. ncbi 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint Mild cognitive impairment in general practice: age-specific prevalence and correlate results from the German study on ageing, cognition and dementia in primary care patients (AgeCoDe)
    Tobias Luck
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 24:307-16. 2007
    ..Although mild cognitive impairment (MCI) represents a high-risk factor for developing dementia, little is known about the prevalence of MCI among patients of general practitioners (GPs)...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Patterns of subjective memory impairment in the elderly: association with memory performance
    Frank Jessen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Psychol Med 37:1753-62. 2007
    ..However, SMI is also a predictor for future dementia. Thus, there is a need to identify subtypes of SMI that are particularly related to inferior memory performance and may represent at-risk stages for cognitive decline...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint 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...
  28. 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...
  29. ncbi 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. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. ncbi 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...
  33. 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
    ....
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. doi request reprint 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...
  38. ncbi 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...
  39. pmc 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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
    ....
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. ncbi 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. ncbi request reprint Nursing home staff training in dementia care: a systematic review of evaluated programs
    Bettina Kuske
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, D 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:818-41. 2007
    ..The aim was to obtain an overview of the evaluated interventions and to characterize their methodological quality...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. ncbi 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
    ....
  55. ncbi 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. ncbi request reprint Public attitudes towards prevention of depression
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Leipzig University, Johannissallee 20, 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    J Affect Disord 106:257-63. 2008
    ..We examine public attitudes towards prevention of depression and beliefs about helpful preventive measures...
  59. ncbi request reprint Structural correlates of mild cognitive impairment
    Henrike Wolf
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Neurobiol Aging 25:913-24. 2004
    ..Widespread brain atrophy may be the step to determine the transition from MCI to dementia. Brain volume reserve effects appear to be involved in both of these steps...
  60. ncbi request reprint Measuring cognitive change in older adults: reliable change indices for the SIDAM
    Anke Hensel
    Dept of Psychiatry, Research Department of Evaluation and Epidemiology, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, 04317, Leipzig, Germany
    J Neurol 254:91-8. 2007
    ..However, the interpretation of changes in test scores is often difficult. For most instruments there is no information how much change occurs normally in cognitively healthy individuals...
  61. 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...
  62. ncbi request reprint Obesity and associated lifestyle in a large sample of multi-morbid german primary care attendees
    Claudia Sikorski
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany Leipzig University Medical Center, IFB AdiposityDiseases, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e102587. 2014
    ..This cross-sectional study focuses on multi-morbid patients which make up the majority in primary care. It reports on the prevalence of senior obesity and its associations with lifestyle behaviors...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. doi request reprint 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...
  66. 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
    ....
  67. 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...
  68. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in patients after lumbar disc surgery: a longitudinal observational study
    Dirk Heider
    Health Economics Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Qual Life Res 16:1453-60. 2007
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  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. ncbi request reprint 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 request reprint Limitations in activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living capacity in a representative sample: disentangling dementia- and mobility-related effects
    Hans Ulrich Wilms
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee, Leipzig, Germany
    Compr Psychiatry 48:95-101. 2007
    ..The information given captures the mobility- and dementia-related variance if ADL/IADL items, facilitating more specific scale developments...
  73. ncbi 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...
  74. ncbi request reprint [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...
  75. ncbi request reprint [Research in social psychiatry - addressing future challenges of health- and social systems]
    Steffi G Riedel-Heller
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitat Leipzig
    Neuropsychiatr 23:249-52. 2009
    ..The paper analyses to what extent social psychiatric research currently addresses this challenges. Future perspectives are discussed, exploring the relationship of clinical neuroscience and social psychiatry...
  76. 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...
  77. pmc Validity and responsiveness of the EQ-5D in assessing and valuing health status in patients with anxiety disorders
    Hans Helmut Konig
    Department of Medical Sociology and Health Economics, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr, 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:47. 2010
    ..The EQ-5D is a generic questionnaire which generates a health profile as well as index scores for health-related quality of life that may be used in cost-utility analysis...
  78. ncbi request reprint [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...
  79. ncbi request reprint [Social psychiatry and psychoanalysis - "immature, jostling and rivaling siblings"?]
    Georg Schomerus
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 33:233-9. 2006
    ..We want to determine the influence of psychoanalysis on social psychiatry today and 30 years ago...
  80. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence and incidence of dementia among nursing home residents and residents in homes for the aged in comparison to private homes]
    Anke Jakob
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie der Universität Leipzig Johannisallee 20 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 35:474-81. 2002
    ..2%. This high proportion of people with dementia in institutions requires the development of new concepts of care to meet the demands of this changing situation in residential and nursing homes...
  81. doi request reprint [Computer-aided cognitive behavioral therapy for depression]
    Claudia Sikorski
    Universitat Leipzig, Institut für Sozialmedizin, Arbeitsmedizin und Public Health, Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 38:61-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic literature search in order to assess effectiveness of computer- and internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CCBT)...
  82. ncbi request reprint Gene polymorphisms in prodynorphin (PDYN) are associated with episodic memory in the elderly
    Heike Kolsch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, Bonn 53105, Germany
    J Neural Transm 116:897-903. 2009
    ..Verbal fluency scores were non-significantly better in carriers of these respective alleles. Thus, our results suggest a role of PDYN gene variations in determining memory function also in elderly humans...
  83. pmc The role of monetary and nonmonetary incentives on the choice of practice establishment: a stated preference study of young physicians in Germany
    Oliver H Günther
    Health Economics Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Liebigstr 26, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Health Serv Res 45:212-29. 2010
    ..The study aimed to quantify the preferences of young physicians for different attributes relevant to practice establishment in Germany...
  84. ncbi request reprint ["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...
  85. ncbi request reprint [Measuring cognitive change in patients with suspected dementia--change norms are lacking for psychometric instruments]
    Anke Hensel
    Universitat Leipzig, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie
    Psychiatr Prax 35:251-4. 2008
    ..Norms for change are lacking for most psychometric instruments used for dementia diagnosis in the German-speaking area...
  86. ncbi request reprint [Mental health in an ageing society]
    Steffi G Riedel-Heller
    Psychiatr Prax 31:327-9. 2004
  87. pmc Growing old at home - a randomized controlled trial to investigate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of preventive home visits to reduce nursing home admissions: study protocol [NCT00644826]
    Steffen Fleischer
    Institute of Nursing and Health Science, Medical Faculty, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 8:185. 2008
    ..Therefore it is necessary to investigate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of such an intervention in Germany by a randomized controlled trial...