G Schomerus

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Affiliation: University of Leipzig
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi Traces of freud--the unconscious conflict as a cause of mental disorders in the eyes of the general public
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany
    Psychopathology 41:173-8. 2008
  2. ncbi The association of schizophrenia with split personality is not an ubiquitous phenomenon: results from population studies in Russia and Germany
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Leipzig University, Johannisallee 20, 04317, Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:780-6. 2007
  3. ncbi 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
  4. ncbi Public beliefs about the causes of mental disorders revisited
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 144:233-6. 2006
  5. ncbi 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
  6. ncbi [Social psychiatry and psychoanalysis - "immature, jostling and rivaling siblings"?]
    Georg Schomerus
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 33:233-9. 2006
  7. ncbi Public attitudes towards mental patients: a comparison between Novosibirsk, Bratislava and German cities
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 21:436-41. 2006
  8. ncbi Preferences of the public regarding cutbacks in expenditure for patient care: are there indications of discrimination against those with mental disorders?
    Georg Schomerus
    Klinik und Pdiklinik für Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, Leipzig, 04317, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:369-77. 2006
  9. ncbi 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. doi The stigma of psychiatric treatment and help-seeking intentions for depression
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 259:298-306. 2009

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  1. doi Traces of freud--the unconscious conflict as a cause of mental disorders in the eyes of the general public
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany
    Psychopathology 41:173-8. 2008
    ..We aim to elicit how far the public has incorporated Freudian theory in its understanding of mental illness in different countries, focussing on the unconscious conflict as a possible cause of mental disorders...
  2. ncbi The association of schizophrenia with split personality is not an ubiquitous phenomenon: results from population studies in Russia and Germany
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Leipzig University, Johannisallee 20, 04317, Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:780-6. 2007
    ..We hypothesize on those cultural particularities in both countries that have shaped the different public understanding of the term and discuss implications for anti-stigma interventions...
  3. ncbi 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...
  4. ncbi Public beliefs about the causes of mental disorders revisited
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 144:233-6. 2006
    ..Recognition of the vignette as mental illness enhances the likelihood to endorse brain disease as a cause and reduces choices of certain psychosocial causes...
  5. ncbi 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...
  6. ncbi [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...
  7. ncbi Public attitudes towards mental patients: a comparison between Novosibirsk, Bratislava and German cities
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 21:436-41. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi Preferences of the public regarding cutbacks in expenditure for patient care: are there indications of discrimination against those with mental disorders?
    Georg Schomerus
    Klinik und Pdiklinik für Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, Leipzig, 04317, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:369-77. 2006
    ..Our aim is to examine whether the public prefers cuts for psychiatric rather than medical conditions and how resource allocation preferences are related to illness beliefs and attitudes...
  9. ncbi 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. doi The stigma of psychiatric treatment and help-seeking intentions for depression
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 259:298-306. 2009
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  11. ncbi Stigma and its impact on help-seeking for mental disorders: what do we know?
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 17:31-7. 2008
    ..Many people suffering from serious mental illness do not seek appropriate medical help. The stigma of mental illness has often been considered a potential cause for reluctance in seeking help. We review recent evidence on this topic...
  12. ncbi Familiarity with mental illness and approval of structural discrimination against psychiatric patients in Germany
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:89-92. 2007
    ..Strategies successful in reducing individual discrimination are thus not necessarily suitable for combating structural discrimination and need to be tailored to their specific target...
  13. ncbi Residential area and social contacts in schizophrenia. Results from the European Schizophrenia Cohort (EuroSC)
    Georg Schomerus
    Dept of Psychiatry, Leipzig University, Johannisallee 20, 04317, Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:617-22. 2007
    ..Social isolation is associated with poor prognosis in schizophrenia. We aim to determine the effect of rural or urban residence on frequency of social and family contacts...
  14. doi [Social representation of a psychoanalytical concept: what is the popular meaning of an "unconscious conflict"?]
    Georg Schomerus
    Universitat Leipzig, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 35:182-6. 2008
    ..A majority of the population regards unconscious conflict as a possible cause for depression or schizophrenia. We examine to what extent people associate psychoanalytical concepts with this term...
  15. ncbi [An error of the educated--split personality and schizophrenia]
    Julia Borsche
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig, Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 34:384-7. 2007
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  16. ncbi Public knowledge about causes and treatment for schizophrenia: a representative population study
    Georg Schomerus
    Department of Psychiatry, Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:622-4. 2006
    ..Hence, whereas those confidently naming causes or treatment options for schizophrenia favored professional medical treatment more than previously found, overall knowledge about schizophrenia has thus far been overestimated...
  17. ncbi A prospective study of Quality of life in schizophrenia in three European countries
    Dirk Heider
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisalle 20, 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Schizophr Res 93:194-202. 2007
    ..However, changes in individual's characteristics and circumstances did not relate as strongly as expected to changes in QoL, suggesting effective intervention may be difficult...
  18. ncbi [Validating the efficacy of a group intervention program on the quality of life of depressed patient's spouses]
    Dirk Heider
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 57:25-31. 2007
    ..In contrast, satisfaction of participants with the intervention was high...
  19. ncbi [The film festival "Ausnahme|Zustand" ("State of Emergency")--a strategy against stigmatization of the mentally ill?]
    Ines Winkler
    Universitat Leipzig, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 35:33-9. 2008
    ..The festival was on tour in more than 70 cities. The aim of the festival was to give the topic mental illness a podium, to inform and to entertain...
  20. doi 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...
  21. ncbi [A group intervention for spouses of patients with depression - is it effective?]
    Georg Schomerus
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 34:239-45. 2007
    ..We evaluate whether a group intervention program for spouses of patients with depression does improve participants' depressive and anxiety symptoms...
  22. ncbi [Efficacy of an intervention programme on burnout symptoms of partners of depressed patients]
    S Bernert
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Universitat Leipzig
    Gesundheitswesen 68:545-50. 2006
    ..A newly developed group intervention programme was evaluated with regard to its effectiveness to decrease the burnout symptoms of the partners of depressed patients...
  23. ncbi [Psychiatrists - gatekeepers guarding welfare state benefits?]
    Georg Schomerus
    Psychiatr Prax 32:161-2. 2005
  24. ncbi Ziprasidone-induced Pisa syndrome after clozapine treatment
    Marc Ziegenbein
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 15:458-9. 2003