Adrian Loerbroks

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Affiliation: University of Heidelberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi The association of asthma and wheezing with major depressive episodes: an analysis of 245 727 women and men from 57 countries
    Adrian Loerbroks
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1436-44. 2012
  2. pmc Influenza vaccination coverage among high-risk groups in 11 European countries
    Adrian Loerbroks
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 22:562-8. 2012
  3. doi The fruits of ones labor: Effort-reward imbalance but not job strain is related to heart rate variability across the day in 35-44-year-old workers
    Adrian Loerbroks
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 69:151-9. 2010
  4. doi Work-related stress, inability to relax after work and risk of adult asthma: a population-based cohort study
    A Loerbroks
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Allergy 65:1298-305. 2010
  5. doi Depressive symptoms, social support, and risk of adult asthma in a population-based cohort study
    Adrian Loerbroks
    MSc, Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Mannheim Medical Faculty, Heidelberg University, Ludolf Krehl Strasse 7 11, 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    Psychosom Med 72:309-15. 2010
  6. doi Nocturnal sleep duration and cognitive impairment in a population-based study of older adults
    Adrian Loerbroks
    Institute of Psychology, Heidelberg University, Germany
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:100-9. 2010
  7. doi Work stress is associated with diabetes and prediabetes: cross-sectional results from the MIPH Industrial Cohort Studies
    Jian Li
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Mannheim Medical Faculty, Heidelberg University, Ludolf Krehl Strasse 7 11, 68167, Mannheim, Germany
    Int J Behav Med 20:495-503. 2013
  8. ncbi Mental health and asthma in China: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    Chao Qiang Jiang
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Int J Behav Med 20:259-64. 2013
  9. doi Psychometric properties and differential explanation of a short measure of effort-reward imbalance at work: a study of industrial workers in Germany
    Jian Li
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Am J Ind Med 55:808-15. 2012
  10. doi Organizational justice is related to heart rate variability in white-collar workers, but not in blue-collar workers-findings from a cross-sectional study
    Raphael M Herr
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Ann Behav Med 49:434-48. 2015

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Publications32

  1. doi The association of asthma and wheezing with major depressive episodes: an analysis of 245 727 women and men from 57 countries
    Adrian Loerbroks
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1436-44. 2012
    ..It is still unclear whether such findings generalize to non-Western countries. To address this question, the present study investigated the association of asthma and wheezing with depression in a large multi-national sample...
  2. pmc Influenza vaccination coverage among high-risk groups in 11 European countries
    Adrian Loerbroks
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 22:562-8. 2012
    ..We compared European countries regarding (i) vaccination coverage among high-risk groups and (ii) the likelihood that high-risk individuals reported influenza vaccination compared with those at lower risk...
  3. doi The fruits of ones labor: Effort-reward imbalance but not job strain is related to heart rate variability across the day in 35-44-year-old workers
    Adrian Loerbroks
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 69:151-9. 2010
    ..Similar age specificity may apply to the relation between work stress and heart rate variability (HRV), but data on this issue is sparse. We aimed to assess the age-specificity of the work stress-HRV association in greater detail...
  4. doi Work-related stress, inability to relax after work and risk of adult asthma: a population-based cohort study
    A Loerbroks
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Allergy 65:1298-305. 2010
    ..Therefore, we aimed to investigate the relation between work stress and asthma prevalence and incidence...
  5. doi Depressive symptoms, social support, and risk of adult asthma in a population-based cohort study
    Adrian Loerbroks
    MSc, Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Mannheim Medical Faculty, Heidelberg University, Ludolf Krehl Strasse 7 11, 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    Psychosom Med 72:309-15. 2010
    ..This relationship could be mediated by health behaviors and/or inflammatory processes. Evidence from prospective cohort studies on depressive symptoms and social support in relation to asthma risk in adults remains sparse...
  6. doi Nocturnal sleep duration and cognitive impairment in a population-based study of older adults
    Adrian Loerbroks
    Institute of Psychology, Heidelberg University, Germany
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:100-9. 2010
    ..We aimed to investigate the association between nocturnal sleep duration, changes in nocturnal sleep duration and cognitive impairment in older adults...
  7. doi Work stress is associated with diabetes and prediabetes: cross-sectional results from the MIPH Industrial Cohort Studies
    Jian Li
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Mannheim Medical Faculty, Heidelberg University, Ludolf Krehl Strasse 7 11, 68167, Mannheim, Germany
    Int J Behav Med 20:495-503. 2013
    ..Diabetes is rapidly rising globally, and the relation of psychosocial stress in workplace to diabetes and prediabetes is not well investigated...
  8. ncbi Mental health and asthma in China: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    Chao Qiang Jiang
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Int J Behav Med 20:259-64. 2013
    ..In that regard, very little is known about the association between mental health and asthma in Asian countries, such as China...
  9. doi Psychometric properties and differential explanation of a short measure of effort-reward imbalance at work: a study of industrial workers in Germany
    Jian Li
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Am J Ind Med 55:808-15. 2012
    ..We test the psychometric properties of a short version of the Effort-Reward Imbalance (ERI) questionnaire in addition to testing an interaction term of this model's main components on health functioning...
  10. doi Organizational justice is related to heart rate variability in white-collar workers, but not in blue-collar workers-findings from a cross-sectional study
    Raphael M Herr
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Ann Behav Med 49:434-48. 2015
    ..Perceived injustice at work predicts coronary heart disease. Vagal dysregulation represents a potential psychobiological pathway...
  11. doi Work stress and hair cortisol levels among workers in a Bangladeshi ready-made garment factory - Results from a cross-sectional study
    Maria Steinisch
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Mannheim Medical Faculty, Heidelberg University, Ludolf Krehl Str 7 11, 68167 Mannheim, Germany Cluster of Excellence Asia and Europe in a Global Context, Shifting Asymmetries in Cultural Flows, Heidelberg University, Voßstr 2, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 50:20-7. 2014
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  12. doi Associations between supportive leadership and employees self-rated health in an occupational sample
    Burkhard Schmidt
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Behav Med 21:750-6. 2014
    ..Protecting the health of the work force has become an important issue in public health research...
  13. doi COPD and depressive symptoms: findings from the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    Adrian Loerbroks
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Ann Behav Med 44:408-15. 2012
    ..Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) co-exists with depression, but important questions remain about the determinants of this association...
  14. ncbi Obesity and adult asthma: potential effect modification by gender, but not by hay fever
    Adrian Loerbroks
    Institute of Psychology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Ann Epidemiol 18:283-9. 2008
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  15. doi Three job stress models and their relationship with musculoskeletal pain in blue- and white-collar workers
    Raphael M Herr
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 79:340-7. 2015
    ..The present study examined the independent and combined contributions of Effort-RewardImbalance (ERI), Job-Demand-Control (JDC) and Organizational Justice (OJ) to musculoskeletal pain symptoms among white- and blue-collar workers...
  16. ncbi Validation of a short measure of effort-reward imbalance in the workplace: evidence from China
    Jian Li
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Mannheim Medical Faculty, Heidelberg University, Germany
    J Occup Health 54:427-33. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the reliability and validity of a short version of the effort-reward imbalance (ERI) questionnaire in a sample of Chinese workers...
  17. doi Associations between job strain and the cortisol/DHEA-S ratio among management and nonmanagement personnel
    Michael C Gadinger
    Mannheim Institute for Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Mannheim Medical Faculty, University of Heidelberg, Ludolf Krehl Strasse 7 11, Mannheim, Germany
    Psychosom Med 73:44-52. 2011
    ..To assess associations between the main, nonlinear, and interactive effects of the demand-control-support (DCS) model and the cortisol/dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA-S) ratio, a biomarker of psychophysical well-being...
  18. doi Cortisol is significantly correlated with cardiovascular responses during high levels of stress in critical care personnel
    Rahel R Looser
    MSc, Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Mannheim Medical Faculty, Heidelberg University, Ludolf Krehl Strasse 7 11, 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    Psychosom Med 72:281-9. 2010
    ..We, therefore, sought to examine the association between HRV and salivary cortisol, which were recorded simultaneously in a stress-exposed, prospective, occupational cohort...
  19. doi Injustice at work and leukocyte glucocorticoid sensitivity: findings from a cross-sectional study
    Raphael M Herr
    From the Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine Herr, Loerbroks, Hoffmann, Fischer, Bosch, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany Departments of Clinical Psychology Herr, Bosch and Work and Organizational Psychology Vianen, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands and the Institute of Occupational and Social Medicine Loerbroks, Centre for Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Psychosom Med 77:527-38. 2015
    ..Impaired regulation of immunological and inflammatory pathways may, in part, underlie these health effects. The present study investigated the association of organizational justice with leukocyte glucocorticoid sensitivity in vivo...
  20. doi Effort-reward imbalance is associated with the metabolic syndrome - findings from the Mannheim Industrial Cohort Study (MICS)
    Burkhard Schmidt
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany Department of Work and Organizational Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 178:24-8. 2015
    ..We therefore aimed to determine this association in a large occupational sample with different occupational groups...
  21. doi Chronic Pain and Heart Rate Variability in a Cross-Sectional Occupational Sample: Evidence for Impaired Vagal Control
    Julian Koenig
    Emotions and Quantitative Psychophysiology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH Center for Health and Society, Institute of Occupational and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Dusseldorf, Düsseldorf Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Mannheim Medical Faculty, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin J Pain 32:218-25. 2016
    ..Heart rate variability (HRV) is a proxy measure for vagal activity and may reflect dysfunction of the DIP. We aimed to investigate the association of HRV and pain in individuals with and without chronic pain...
  22. pmc Investigating the associations of self-rated health: heart rate variability is more strongly associated than inflammatory and other frequently used biomarkers in a cross sectional occupational sample
    Marc N Jarczok
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Mannheim Medical Faculty, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    PLoS ONE 10:e0117196. 2015
    ..The current study supports the hypothesis that the extent of brain-body communication, as indexed by HRV, is associated with self-rated health. ..
  23. doi Psychometric properties of a German organizational justice questionnaire (G-OJQ) and its association with self-rated health: findings from the Mannheim Industrial Cohort Studies (MICS)
    Raphael M Herr
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Ludolf Krehl Strasse 7 11, 68167, Mannheim, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 87:85-93. 2014
    ..A second objective was to determine associations of the G-OJQ with self-rated health...
  24. doi Informed consent affects prevalence estimates in an epidemiological study on chronic pruritus: lessons learned from a pretest
    Christian J Apfelbacher
    Department of Clinical Social Medicine, University Hospital Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Ann Epidemiol 19:754-6. 2009
    ..It was the purpose of this study to compare prevalence estimates of chronic pruritus as obtained from two population-based samples, one being asked and one not being asked to provide written informed consent...
  25. doi Associations of Organizational Justice with Tinnitus and the Mediating Role of Depressive Symptoms and Burnout-Findings from a Cross-Sectional Study
    Raphael M Herr
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Ludolf Krehl Straße 7 11, 68167, Mannheim, Germany
    Int J Behav Med 23:190-7. 2016
    ..Perceived unfairness at work (organizational injustice), which is considered a psychosocial occupational stressor, has been shown to predict depression and burnout but its potential associations with tinnitus remains unaddressed...
  26. doi Consistent associations between measures of psychological stress and CMV antibody levels in a large occupational sample
    Jerrald L Rector
    School of Sport, Exercise, and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine MIPH, Mannheim Medical Faculty, University of Heidelberg, Ludolf Krehl Str 7 11, D 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    Brain Behav Immun 38:133-41. 2014
    ..We propose that stress-induced CMV replication warrants further research as a psychobiological mechanism linking stress, aging and health. ..
  27. doi Psychosocial resources and the relationship between transformational leadership and employees' psychological strain
    Burkhard Schmidt
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Work 49:315-24. 2014
    ..Leadership behavior may both serve as a supportive resource or as a source of psychological distress in the workplace...
  28. doi Work stress: its components and its association with self-reported health outcomes in a garment factory in Bangladesh-Findings from a cross-sectional study
    Maria Steinisch
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Mannheim Medical Faculty, Heidelberg University, Ludolf Krehl Str 7 11, 68167 Mannheim, Germany Cluster of Excellence Asia and Europe in a Global Context, Heidelberg University, Voßstr 2, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany Electronic address
    Health Place 24:123-30. 2013
    ..The key work stress components observed in this study partly differed from those identified in Western work place settings. ..
  29. ncbi The prevalence of gestational diabetes in advanced economies
    Sven Schneider
    Medical Faculty Mannheim, Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Heidelberg UniversityLudolf Krehl Strasse 7 11, D 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    J Perinat Med 40:511-20. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was therefore to conduct a systematic review of current international literature on the prevalence of GDM with a focus on advanced economies...
  30. doi Measuring the effect of workplace health promotion interventions on "presenteeism": a potential role for biomarkers
    Shelby Yamamoto
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, University Medicine Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Ludolf Krehl Strasse 7 11, Mannheim, Germany
    Prev Med 48:471-2. 2009
    ..Combining such physiologic measures of stress with assessments of presenteeism may offer a more comprehensive way to assess workplace productivity when developing health promotion programs...
  31. doi Physical activity and risk of cardiovascular disease: what does the new epidemiological evidence show?
    Jian Li
    Institute of Occupational and Social Medicine bInstitute of Medical Sociology, Center for Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Curr Opin Cardiol 28:575-83. 2013
    ..However, the effects of different types of physical activity (e.g., leisure time and occupational physical activity) are still poorly understood...
  32. doi Elicitation and use of patients' preferences in the treatment of psoriasis: a systematic review
    Nasir Umar
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Universitatsmedizin Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Ludolf Krehl Strasse 7 11, DE 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    Acta Derm Venereol 92:341-6. 2012
    ..The evidence demonstrates that patients' preferences relevant to psoriasis treatment are present and measurable. How-ever, the potential use of those preferences has largely been ignored...