Claudia Sikorski

Summary

Affiliation: University of Leipzig
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of spousal loss in the development of depressive symptoms in the elderly - implications for diagnostic systems
    Claudia Sikorski
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Philipp Rosenthal Straße 55, 04103 Leipzig, Germany Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 161:97-103. 2014
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint [Quantity versus quality: a review on current methodological dispute in health services research]
    Claudia Sikorski
    Universitat Leipzig, Institut für Arbeits und Sozialmedizin, Philipp Rosenthal Strasse 55, 04103 Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 37:322-8. 2010
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint [Qualitative methods in psychiatric research]
    Claudia Sikorski
    Institut für Sozialmedizin, Arbietsmedizin und Public Health, Universitat Leipzig
    Neuropsychiatr 25:159-62. 2011
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of spousal loss in the development of depressive symptoms in the elderly - implications for diagnostic systems
    Claudia Sikorski
    Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health, University of Leipzig, Philipp Rosenthal Straße 55, 04103 Leipzig, Germany Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 161:97-103. 2014
    ..In the revised version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) the Mood Disorder Workgroup for DSM-V the bereavement exclusion criterion for the diagnosis of major depression has been eliminated...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. doi request reprint [Quantity versus quality: a review on current methodological dispute in health services research]
    Claudia Sikorski
    Universitat Leipzig, Institut für Arbeits und Sozialmedizin, Philipp Rosenthal Strasse 55, 04103 Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 37:322-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the percentage of qualitative and quantitative research papers on health services research in two German journals...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Qualitative methods in psychiatric research]
    Claudia Sikorski
    Institut für Sozialmedizin, Arbietsmedizin und Public Health, Universitat Leipzig
    Neuropsychiatr 25:159-62. 2011
    ..This article addresses the usage of qualitative methods in psychiatric research and presents the qualitative approach in more detail...
  9. 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
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  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  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
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  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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)...