G Schomerus

Summary

Affiliation: University of Greifswald
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Continuum beliefs and stigmatizing attitudes towards persons with schizophrenia, depression and alcohol dependence
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, University Medicine Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany HELIOS Hanseklinikum Stralsund, Stralsund, Germany Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 209:665-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Evolution of public attitudes about mental illness: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    G Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Greifswald, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 125:440-52. 2012
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint The stigma of alcohol dependence compared with other mental disorders: a review of population studies
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Rostocker Chaussee 70, 18437 Stralsund, Germany
    Alcohol Alcohol 46:105-12. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Self-stigma in alcohol dependence: consequences for drinking-refusal self-efficacy
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Rostocker Chaussee 70, 18437 Stralsund, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 114:12-7. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Attitudes that determine willingness to seek psychiatric help for depression: a representative population survey applying the Theory of Planned Behaviour
    G Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Greifswald, Germany
    Psychol Med 39:1855-65. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Alcoholism: Illness beliefs and resource allocation preferences of the public
    G Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, D 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 82:204-10. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Urban residence, victimhood and the appraisal of personal safety in people with schizophrenia: results from the European Schizophrenia Cohort (EuroSC)
    G Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Psychol Med 38:591-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Continuum beliefs and stigmatizing attitudes towards persons with schizophrenia, depression and alcohol dependence
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, University Medicine Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany HELIOS Hanseklinikum Stralsund, Stralsund, Germany Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 209:665-9. 2013
    ..Educational information on the continuous nature of most psychopathological phenomena could usefully be integrated in anti-stigma messages. ..
  3. doi request reprint Evolution of public attitudes about mental illness: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    G Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Greifswald, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 125:440-52. 2012
    ....
  4. 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...
  5. 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
    ....
  6. doi request reprint The stigma of alcohol dependence compared with other mental disorders: a review of population studies
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Rostocker Chaussee 70, 18437 Stralsund, Germany
    Alcohol Alcohol 46:105-12. 2011
    ..Stigma is likely to aggravate the severe medical and social consequences of alcohol dependence. We aim to explore the characteristics of the alcohol dependence stigma by comparing it with the stigma of other conditions...
  7. doi request reprint Self-stigma in alcohol dependence: consequences for drinking-refusal self-efficacy
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Rostocker Chaussee 70, 18437 Stralsund, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 114:12-7. 2011
    ..To date, self-stigma has not been examined in people suffering from alcohol dependence, a particularly severely stigmatized mental disorder...
  8. doi request reprint Attitudes that determine willingness to seek psychiatric help for depression: a representative population survey applying the Theory of Planned Behaviour
    G Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Greifswald, Germany
    Psychol Med 39:1855-65. 2009
    ..We have examined attitudes that further or hinder help-seeking for depression with an established socio-psychological model, the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB), comparing models for respondents with and without depressive symptoms...
  9. ncbi request reprint Alcoholism: Illness beliefs and resource allocation preferences of the public
    G Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, D 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 82:204-10. 2006
    ..We sought to find out whether public illness beliefs influence resource allocation decisions of the public, thus putting alcohol-dependent patients at a disadvantage compared to those suffering from other medical and mental disorders...
  10. ncbi request reprint Urban residence, victimhood and the appraisal of personal safety in people with schizophrenia: results from the European Schizophrenia Cohort (EuroSC)
    G Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Psychol Med 38:591-7. 2008
    ..Patients with schizophrenia are at increased risk of being victims of violent and non-violent crimes. We have determined how the experience of crime and subjective feelings of safety differ between urban and rural residential areas...
  11. doi request reprint Causal beliefs of the public and social acceptance of persons with mental illness: a comparative analysis of schizophrenia, depression and alcohol dependence
    G Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Greifswald University, Germany
    Psychol Med 44:303-14. 2014
    ..This study uses path models to compare different theoretical predictions regarding attitudes towards persons with schizophrenia, depression and alcohol dependence...
  12. doi request reprint Do psychiatric units at general hospitals attract less stigmatizing attitudes compared with psychiatric hospitals?
    G Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Greifswald University, Stralsund, Germany
    Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci 22:163-8. 2013
    ..Conclusions. The influence of location on the image of psychiatric care has been over-estimated. We discuss other implications of locating psychiatric care at general hospitals...
  13. doi request reprint Biogenetic explanations and public acceptance of mental illness: systematic review of population studies
    Matthias C Angermeyer
    Centre for Public Mental Health, Gösing am Wagram, Austria
    Br J Psychiatry 199:367-72. 2011
    ..Biological or genetic models of mental illness are commonly expected to increase tolerance towards people with mental illness, by reducing notions of responsibility and blame...