Sebastian E Baumeister

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and out-patient services utilization by abstainers and drinkers
    Sebastian E Baumeister
    Medical School, Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Greifswald, Walther Rathenau Strasse 48, D 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Addiction 101:1285-91. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of smoking cessation on health care use: is elevated risk of hospitalization among former smokers attributable to smoking-related morbidity?
    Sebastian E Baumeister
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Medical School, University of Greifswald, Walther Rathenau Str 48, 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:197-203. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of fatty liver disease on health care utilization and costs in a general population: a 5-year observation
    Sebastian E Baumeister
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Medical School, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Gastroenterology 134:85-94. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Does precontemplation represent a homogeneous stage category? A latent class analysis on German smokers
    Gudrun Schorr
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:840-51. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Does the smoking status of general practitioners affect the efficacy of smoking cessation counselling?
    Sabina Ulbricht
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Greifswald, Walther Rathenau Strasse 48, Greifswald, Germany
    Patient Educ Couns 74:23-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Mental health and readiness to change smoking behavior in daily smoking primary care patients
    Gudrun Schorr
    Institute for Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    Int J Behav Med 16:347-54. 2009
  7. pmc Sedative, hypnotic, anxiolytic and opioid medicament use and its co-occurrence with tobacco smoking and alcohol risk drinking in a community sample
    Ulrich John
    University of Greifswald, Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Walter Rathenau Str, 48, D 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    BMC Public Health 7:337. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Inverse association between total testosterone concentrations, incident hypertension and blood pressure
    Sarah Torkler
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, University of Greifswald, Germany
    Aging Male 14:176-82. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Association of IGF-I and IGFBP-3 with health care costs and hospitalization: results from a prospective observational study
    Sebastian E Baumeister
    Institute for Community Medicine, University of Greifswald, Germany
    Growth Horm IGF Res 21:89-95. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Brief alcohol intervention for general hospital inpatients: a randomized controlled trial
    Jennis Freyer-Adam
    Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Walther Rathenau Str 48, 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 93:233-43. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and out-patient services utilization by abstainers and drinkers
    Sebastian E Baumeister
    Medical School, Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Greifswald, Walther Rathenau Strasse 48, D 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Addiction 101:1285-91. 2006
    ..It was hypothesized that abstainers utilize more health services because they have less social resources, practice more risky health behaviours, have poorer self-reported health and suffer more from chronic diseases...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of smoking cessation on health care use: is elevated risk of hospitalization among former smokers attributable to smoking-related morbidity?
    Sebastian E Baumeister
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Medical School, University of Greifswald, Walther Rathenau Str 48, 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:197-203. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that elevated risk of hospitalization among former smokers compared with continuing smokers is related to higher smoking-related morbidity among former smokers...
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of fatty liver disease on health care utilization and costs in a general population: a 5-year observation
    Sebastian E Baumeister
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Medical School, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Gastroenterology 134:85-94. 2008
    ..Fatty liver disease is a common condition in the Western world. Fatty liver may progress to steatohepatitis and cirrhosis. It is not yet known whether fatty liver disease results in higher health care utilization and costs...
  4. doi request reprint Does precontemplation represent a homogeneous stage category? A latent class analysis on German smokers
    Gudrun Schorr
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:840-51. 2008
    ..The findings highlight the importance of tailoring interventions for smoking behavior change to the needs of different subgroups of precontemplating smokers...
  5. doi request reprint Does the smoking status of general practitioners affect the efficacy of smoking cessation counselling?
    Sabina Ulbricht
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Greifswald, Walther Rathenau Strasse 48, Greifswald, Germany
    Patient Educ Couns 74:23-8. 2009
    ..To examine the association between the smoking status of general practitioners (GPs) and abstinence rates among patients receiving GP-delivered brief advice for smoking cessation...
  6. doi request reprint Mental health and readiness to change smoking behavior in daily smoking primary care patients
    Gudrun Schorr
    Institute for Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    Int J Behav Med 16:347-54. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Sedative, hypnotic, anxiolytic and opioid medicament use and its co-occurrence with tobacco smoking and alcohol risk drinking in a community sample
    Ulrich John
    University of Greifswald, Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Walter Rathenau Str, 48, D 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    BMC Public Health 7:337. 2007
    ..Prevalence data for SO intake and its co-occurrence with tobacco smoking and alcohol risk drinking considering age are presented...
  8. doi request reprint Inverse association between total testosterone concentrations, incident hypertension and blood pressure
    Sarah Torkler
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, University of Greifswald, Germany
    Aging Male 14:176-82. 2011
    ..Therefore, this study investigated the prospective association of total testosterone (TT) concentrations with risk of incident hypertension and blood pressure change in 1,484 men aged 20-79 years...
  9. doi request reprint Association of IGF-I and IGFBP-3 with health care costs and hospitalization: results from a prospective observational study
    Sebastian E Baumeister
    Institute for Community Medicine, University of Greifswald, Germany
    Growth Horm IGF Res 21:89-95. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Brief alcohol intervention for general hospital inpatients: a randomized controlled trial
    Jennis Freyer-Adam
    Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Walther Rathenau Str 48, 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 93:233-43. 2008
    ..To test the effectiveness of a brief alcohol intervention among non-dependent general hospital inpatients with alcohol problems, delivered by either a specialized liaison service or hospital physicians...
  11. doi request reprint Predicting utilization of formal and informal help among general hospital inpatients with alcohol use disorders
    Jennis Freyer-Adam
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 17:S70-3. 2008
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to identify predictors of utilizing formal and informal help among currently non-help-seeking individuals with alcohol use disorders...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prospective inverse associations of sex hormone concentrations in men with biomarkers of inflammation and oxidative stress
    Robin Haring
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry, and Laboratory Medicine, University Medicine Greifswald, Ferdinand Sauerbruch Str, Greifswald, Germany
    J Androl 33:944-50. 2012
    ..Additional studies are warranted to elucidate potential mechanisms underlying the revealed associations...
  13. pmc Inverse association between serum free thyroxine levels and hepatic steatosis: results from the Study of Health in Pomerania
    Till Ittermann
    Institute for Community Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Walther Rathenau Strasse 48, Greifswald, Germany
    Thyroid 22:568-74. 2012
    ..Thus, the aim of the present study was to investigate the association between thyroid function tests and sonographic as well as enzymatic criteria of liver status in a large population-based study, the Study of Health in Germany (SHIP)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Simple patterns behind complex spatial pain reporting? Assessing a classification of multisite pain reporting in the general population
    Carsten Oliver Schmidt
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Greifswald, Walther Rathenau Str 48, 17475 Greifswald, Germany
    Pain 133:174-82. 2007
    ..Spatial pain patterns predicted physical functioning better than social functioning. The results suggest that a meaningful classification of complex pain patterns may be based on a very simple measure of pain symptoms...
  15. doi request reprint Association of mental distress with health care utilization and costs: a 5-year observation in a general population
    Hans Jörgen Grabe
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Greifswald, Rostocker Chaussee 70, 18437, Stralsund, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:835-44. 2009
    ..Previous studies have associated mental distress and disorders with increased health care utilization and costs. However, most studies have selected subjects from treatment facilities or have applied retrospective designs...
  16. doi request reprint Angiopoietin-2, its soluble receptor Tie-2, and metabolic syndrome components in a population-based sample
    Roberto Lorbeer
    Institute for Community Medicine, Section of Clinical Epidemiology, University Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 24:2038-41. 2016
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  17. pmc Proactive interventions for smoking cessation in general medical practice: a quasi-randomized controlled trial to examine the efficacy of computer-tailored letters and physician-delivered brief advice
    Christian Meyer
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Addiction 103:294-304. 2008
    ..To test the efficacy of (i) computer-generated tailored letters and (ii) practitioner-delivered brief advice for smoking cessation against an assessment-only condition; and to compare both interventions directly...
  18. ncbi request reprint Intention to utilize formal help in a sample with alcohol problems: a prospective study
    Jennis Freyer
    Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Walther Rathenau Str 48, 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:210-6. 2007
    ..With particular emphasis on intention to utilize help, this study aims to detect predictors for alcohol-related help-seeking among a non-help-utilizing sample...
  19. pmc Prevalence trends in lifestyle-related risk factors
    Henry Volzke
    Institute for Community Medicine, University of Greifswald, German Center for Cardiovascular Disease DZHK, Greifswald, Center for Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine, University of Greifswald, Institute of Social Medicine and Prevention, University of Greifswald
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 112:185-92. 2015
    ..The regional prevalence of risk factors can vary over time. The Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP) addresses prevalence trends for common risk factors in a region in northeast Germany...
  20. doi request reprint Change in depressive symptoms and mental health-related quality of life in northeast Germany between 1997-2001 and 2008-2012
    Sebastian E Baumeister
    Institute for Community Medicine, Study of Health in Pomerania Clinical Epidemiological Research, Walther Rathenau Straße 48, 17487, Greifswald, Germany
    Int J Public Health 60:33-9. 2015
    ..We examined changes in the prevalence of lifetime and current depressive symptoms and mental health-related quality of life among adults in northeast Germany between 1997-2001 and 2008-2012...
  21. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and health-services utilization in Germany
    Sebastian E Baumeister
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Greifswald, Walther Rathenau Str 48, D 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    J Stud Alcohol 67:429-35. 2006
    ..Our second hypothesis is that abstainers with a history of heavy drinking seek out more health services than those without heavy drinking histories...
  22. doi request reprint Regional variation of chronic kidney disease in Germany: results from two population-based surveys
    Nicole Aumann
    Institute for Community Medicine, University Medicine Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Kidney Blood Press Res 40:231-43. 2015
    ..We investigated the CKD prevalence and determined to what extent the variation of risk factors explains the different CKD prevalence in Germany...
  23. 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...
  24. doi request reprint The association between fatty liver disease and blood pressure in a population-based prospective longitudinal study
    Katharina Lau
    Institute for Community Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Hypertens 28:1829-35. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the association of fatty liver disease (FLD) with blood pressure (BP) and hypertension in a general population sample with prospective 5-year follow-up examinations...
  25. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoking in relation to pain in a national general population survey
    Ulrich John
    University of Greifswald, Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Walther Rathenau Str 48, D 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Prev Med 43:477-81. 2006
    ..We examined whether smoking status including heavy smoking (20 or more cigarettes per day) is related to the number of pain locations and intensity of pain...
  26. doi request reprint Diagnosed thyroid disorders are associated with depression and anxiety
    Till Ittermann
    Institute for Community Medicine, University Medicine Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 50:1417-25. 2015
    ..Thus, the aim was to investigate the association of diagnosed thyroid disorders, serum thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels, and anti-thyroid-peroxidase antibodies (TPO-abs) with depression and anxiety...
  27. doi request reprint Function-impairing polymorphisms of the hepatic uptake transporter SLCO1B1 modify the therapeutic efficacy of statins in a population-based cohort
    Henriette E Meyer zu Schwabedissen
    aBiopharmacy Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland bInstitute of Pharmacology cInstitute of Community Medicine dInstitute of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 25:8-18. 2015
    ..We studied the impact of genetic variants of OATP1B1 on the lipid-lowering efficacy of statins in a population-based setting...
  28. doi request reprint Angiopoietin-2, its soluble receptor Tie-2 and subclinical cardiovascular disease in a population-based sample
    Roberto Lorbeer
    Institute for Community Medicine, Greifswald, Germany
    Heart 101:178-84. 2015
    ..To better understand the underlying mechanisms, we investigated the association of circulating Ang-2 and sTie-2 (the soluble form of the Ang-2 receptor) levels with various measures of subclinical cardiovascular disease...
  29. pmc Association between lifestyle factors and headache
    Anke C Winter
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    J Headache Pain 12:147-55. 2011
    ..For a judgement on their role in the onset of new or first attacks of migraine or TTH (incident cases), prospective cohort studies are required...
  30. doi request reprint The Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index predicts increased healthcare costs and hospitalization in a cohort of community-dwelling older adults: results from the MONICA/KORA Augsburg cohort study, 1994-2005
    Sebastian E Baumeister
    Institute for Community Medicine, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Nutrition 27:534-42. 2011
    ..To determine if the Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index (GNRI), an index for the risk of nutrition-related complications, is associated with healthcare costs and risk of hospitalization at baseline and after 10 y...
  31. doi request reprint Association of average daily alcohol consumption, binge drinking and alcohol-related social problems: results from the German Epidemiological Surveys of Substance Abuse
    Ludwig Kraus
    IFT Institute for Therapy Research, Munich, Germany
    Alcohol Alcohol 44:314-20. 2009
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Changes in alcohol consumption and beverage preference among adolescents after the introduction of the alcopops tax in Germany
    Stefanie Müller
    IFT Institut fur Therapieforschung, D 80804 Munich, Germany
    Addiction 105:1205-13. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that the decrease of alcohol intake by alcopops is substituted by an increase of alcohol intake by other alcoholic beverages...
  33. ncbi request reprint Alcohol-expectancy dimensions and alcohol consumption at different ages in the general population
    Alexander Pabst
    IFT Institute for Therapy Research, Parzivalstrasse 25, 80804 München, Germany
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 71:46-53. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the cross-sectional relationship between alcohol-expectancy dimensions and alcohol consumption and to examine whether this relationship is modified by age...
  34. doi request reprint Impact of whole-body MRI in a general population study
    Carsten Oliver Schmidt
    Institute for Community Medicine, University Medicine of Greifswald, Walther Rathenau Str 48, 17475, Greifswald, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 31:31-9. 2016
    ..Intervention effects per year on depression and QoL were negligible in (1) MRI participants versus nonparticipants [PCS: unstandardized β = -0.06 (95% CI -0.30 to 0.18);..
  35. doi request reprint Development, external validation, and comparative assessment of a new diagnostic score for hepatic steatosis
    Peter J Meffert
    Institute for Community Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Am J Gastroenterol 109:1404-14. 2014
    ..We also developed a new risk scoring system and validated all three indices using external data...
  36. doi request reprint A new, accurate predictive model for incident hypertension
    Henry Volzke
    aInstitute for Community Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany bSiemens Healthcare, Malvern, Pennsylvania, USA cClinic of Internal Medicine B, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald dInstitute of Epidemiology, Christian Albrechts University, Kiel eInterfaculty Institute of Functional Genomics, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany fResearch Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup gFaculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark hInstitute of Physiology, University Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald iUniversity Medical Center, Gottingen, Germany Henry Völzke and Glenn Fung contributed equally to the writing of this article
    J Hypertens 31:2142-50; discussion 2150. 2013
    ..Data mining represents an alternative approach to identify new predictors of multifactorial diseases. This work aimed at building an accurate predictive model for incident hypertension using data mining procedures...
  37. doi request reprint Are serum TSH levels associated with oxidized low-density lipoprotein? Results from the Study of Health in Pomerania
    Till Ittermann
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 76:526-32. 2012
    ..We have analysed the association between serum thyrotrophin (TSH) levels and oxLDL in a population-based study...
  38. ncbi request reprint Independent risk factors for gallstone formation in a region with high cholelithiasis prevalence
    Henry Volzke
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    Digestion 71:97-105. 2005
    ..Gender-specific risk factors for gallstone formation and their interactions were investigated by using data of the population-based Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP)...
  39. pmc Prevalence and determinants of controlled hypertension in a German population cohort
    Neeltje van den Berg
    University Medicine Greifswald, Institute for Community Medicine Ellernholzstrasse 1 2, 17487, Greifswald, Germany
    BMC Public Health 13:594. 2013
    ....
  40. pmc Effect of the delegation of GP-home visits on the development of the number of patients in an ambulatory healthcare centre in Germany
    Neeltje van den Berg
    University Medicine Greifswald, Institute for Community Medicine, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:355. 2012
    ..First, the theoretical number of additional patients treated by delegating home visits to AGnES-practice assistants was calculated. Second, actual changes in the number of patients in participating GP-practices were analyzed...
  41. doi request reprint Computer-tailored smoking cessation intervention in a general population setting in Germany: outcome of a randomized controlled trial
    Anja Schumann
    Division on Addictions, Cambridge Health Alliance, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:371-9. 2008
    ..We conclude that the computer-tailored transtheoretical model-based smoking cessation intervention, as delivered in this study and in this special setting, was ineffective...
  42. pmc Menopausal status and hepatic steatosis in a general female population
    Henry Volzke
    Gut 56:594-5. 2007