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Health literacy: Do we have effective interventions to enhance it in socially disadvantaged people?

Christian Albus,

Eur J Prev Cardiol (European journal of preventive cardiology)
[2019, :2047487319861221]

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Prediction of survival on the waiting list for heart transplantation and of posttransplant nonadherence-Results of a prospective longitudinal study.

Frank Vitinius, Andre Reklat, Martin Hellmich, Elisa Klask, Thorsten Wahlers, Parwis B Rahmanian, Roman Pfister, Jochen Müller-Ehmsen, Christian Albus,

BACKGROUND:Only a few previous studies have focused on the interaction between pretransplant psychological variables, survival on the waiting list, and adherence to therapy after heart transplantation (HTx). METHODS:This work combined two studies: Study 1 monitored survival of patients on a HTx waiting list (n = 50) and study 2 examined barriers to ... Read more >>

Clin Transplant (Clinical transplantation)
[2019, 33(7):e13616]

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Significance of psychosocial factors in cardiology: update 2018 : Position paper of the German Cardiac Society.

Christian Albus, Christiane Waller, Kurt Fritzsche, Hilka Gunold, Markus Haass, Bettina Hamann, Ingrid Kindermann, Volker Köllner, Boris Leithäuser, Nikolaus Marx, Malte Meesmann, Matthias Michal, Joram Ronel, Martin Scherer, Volker Schrader, Bernhard Schwaab, Cora Stefanie Weber, Christoph Herrmann-Lingen,

BACKGROUND:Psychosocial factors in cardiovascular diseases are increasingly acknowledged by patients, health care providers and payer organizations. Due to the rapidly increasing body of evidence, the German Cardiac Society has commissioned an update of its 2013 position paper on this topic. The German version was published in 2018 and the current ... Read more >>

Clin Res Cardiol (Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society)
[2019, :]

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Quality of health care with regard to detection and treatment of mental disorders in patients with coronary heart disease (MenDis-CHD): study protocol.

Samia Peltzer, Hendrik Müller, Ursula Köstler, Katja Blaschke, Frank Schulz-Nieswandt, Frank Jessen, Christian Albus, ,

BACKGROUND:Mental disorders (MD), such as depression, anxiety, and cognitive impairment, are highly prevalent in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD). Current guidelines on cardiovascular diseases recommend screening and appropriate treatment of MD; however, the degree of implementation of such recommendations in clinical practice is unknown. This study aims to analyze ... Read more >>

BMC Psychol (BMC psychology)
[2019, 7(1):21]

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Life situation of women impaired by Thalidomide embryopathy in North Rhine-Westphalia - a comparative analysis of a recent cross-sectional study with earlier data.

Christina Samel, Christian Albus, Irmgard Nippert, Alexander Niecke, Markus Lüngen, Holger Pfaff, Klaus M Peters,

BACKGROUND:Between 1957 and 1961 the substance Thalidomide was sold in West Germany and taken by many women as a sedative during pregnancy. This lead to miscarriages and infants been born with several severe malformations. The aim of this study was to describe the current situation of women impaired by Thalidomide ... Read more >>

BMC Womens Health (BMC women's health)
[2019, 19(1):51]

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[Upcoming challenges in providing care for thalidomide impaired individuals].

Christina Samel, Christian Albus, Ralf Tebest, Kristin Forster, Markus Lüngen, Alexander Niecke, Holger Pfaff, Klaus M Peters,

Upcoming challenges in providing care for thalidomide impaired individuals Abstract. Background: Between 1957 and 1962 an approximate 5000 children were born in Germany with severe birth defects as their mothers took the substance Thalidomide during pregnancy as a sedative and effective relief from morning sickness. Objective: The aim of this ... Read more >>

Pflege (Pflege)
[2019, 32(3):137-145]

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Anxiety, depression and quality of life in acute high risk cardiac disease patients eligible for wearable cardioverter defibrillator: Results from the prospective multicenter CRED-registry.

Michael Weiss, Guido Michels, Frank Eberhardt, Wolfgang Fehske, Stefan Winter, Frank Baer, Yeong-Hoon Choi, Christian Albus, Daniel Steven, Stephan Baldus, Roman Pfister,

BACKGROUND:Psychological distress is common in patients with cardiovascular disease and negatively impacts outcome. HYPOTHESIS:Psychological distress is high in acute high risk cardiac patients eligible for a WCD, and associated with low quality of life. Distress is aggravated by WCD. METHODS:Consecutive patients eligible for a WCD were included in the prospective, ... Read more >>

PLoS ONE (PloS one)
[2019, 14(3):e0213261]

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Additional effects of psychological interventions on subjective and objective outcomes compared with exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation alone in patients with cardiovascular disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Christian Albus, Christoph Herrmann-Lingen, Katrin Jensen, Matthes Hackbusch, Nina Münch, Catharina Kuncewicz, Maurizio Grilli, Bernhard Schwaab, Bernhard Rauch, ,

BACKGROUND:Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation (ebCR) often includes various psychological interventions for lifestyle change or distress management. However, the additional benefit of specific psychological interventions on depression, anxiety, quality of life, cardiac morbidity and cardiovascular or total mortality is not well investigated. DESIGN:Systematic review and meta-analysis. METHODS:Randomized controlled trials and controlled cohort ... Read more >>

Eur J Prev Cardiol (European journal of preventive cardiology)
[2019, 26(10):1035-1049]

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Somatic and sociodemographic predictors of depression outcome among depressed patients with coronary artery disease - a secondary analysis of the SPIRR-CAD study.

Frank Vitinius, Steffen Escherich, Hans-Christian Deter, Martin Hellmich, Jana Jünger, Katja Petrowski, Karl-Heinz Ladwig, Frank Lambertus, Matthias Michal, Cora Weber, Martina de Zwaan, Christoph Herrmann-Lingen, Joram Ronel, Christian Albus,

BACKGROUND:Depressive symptoms are common in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) and are associated with an unfavourable outcome. Establishing prognostic patient profiles prior to the beginning of mental health care may facilitate higher efficacy of targeted interventions. The aim of the current study was to identify sociodemographic and somatic predictors ... Read more >>

BMC Psychiatry (BMC psychiatry)
[2019, 19(1):57]

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Perceived Psychotherapist's Empathy and Therapy Motivation as Determinants of Long-Term Therapy Success-Results of a Cohort Study of Short Term Psychodynamic Inpatient Psychotherapy.

Frank Vitinius, Stephanie Tieden, Martin Hellmich, Holger Pfaff, Christian Albus, Oliver Ommen,

Objective: Outcome predictors and determinants for treatment outcome of inpatient psychotherapy will be assessed in a follow-up-study. Sociodemographic factors and the level of depressiveness at admission, the perceived psychotherapist's empathy rated by patients and the therapy motivation as possible moderators of treatment outcome (reduction of depressive symptoms) are analyzed. Methods: ... Read more >>

Front Psychiatry (Frontiers in Psychiatry)
[2018, 9:660]

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Gender differences in psychosocial outcomes of psychotherapy trial in patients with depression and coronary artery disease.

Hans-Christian Deter, Cora Weber, Christoph Herrmann-Lingen, Christian Albus, Jana Juenger, Karl-Heinz Ladwig, Wolfgang Soellner, Martina de Zwaan, Martin Hellmich, Anna-Sophia Grün, Joram Ronel, Kristina Orth-Gomér, ,

The biological and psychosocial risk profile differs between women and men with coronary artery disease (CAD). Depressive symptoms and Vital Exhaustion (VE) predict an unfavourable course of CAD. The secondary analysis of the SPIRR-CAD trial offered the possibility to examine gender as exposure variable of the clinical and psychological situation ... Read more >>

J Psychosom Res (Journal of psychosomatic research)
[2018, 113:89-99]

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Associations of NT-proBNP and parameters of mental health in depressed coronary artery disease patients.

Stella V Fangauf, Birgit Herbeck Belnap, Thomas Meyer, Christian Albus, Lutz Binder, Hans-Christian Deter, Karl-Heinz Ladwig, Matthias Michal, Joram Ronel, Aribert Rothenberger, Wolfgang Söllner, Rolf Wachter, Cora S Weber, Christoph Herrmann-Lingen, ,

Natriuretic peptides (NP) are involved in the regulation of blood pressure and blood volume, and are elevated in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). They are used as markers for illness severity, but their role in mental health is not well understood. Recently, A-type NP (ANP) has been associated with ... Read more >>

Psychoneuroendocrinology (Psychoneuroendocrinology)
[2018, 96:188-194]

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Health literacy: Is it important for cardiovascular disease prevention?

Christian Albus,

Eur J Prev Cardiol (European journal of preventive cardiology)
[2018, 25(9):934-935]

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Last Year of Life Study Cologne (LYOL-C): protocol for a cross-sectional mixed methods study to examine care trajectories and transitions in the last year of life until death.

Julia Strupp, Gloria Hanke, Nicolas Schippel, Holger Pfaff, Ute Karbach, Christian Rietz, Raymond Voltz, ,

INTRODUCTION:The last year of life constitutes a particularly vulnerable phase for patients, involving nearly all health and social care structures. Yet, little scientific evidence is available that provides insight into the trajectories including the number and types of care setting transitions, transitions into palliative care and the dying phase. Only ... Read more >>

BMJ Open (BMJ open)
[2018, 8(4):e021211]

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The relationship between attachment orientations and the course of depression in coronary artery disease patients: A secondary analysis of the SPIRR-CAD trial.

Wolfgang Söllner, Markus M Müller, Christian Albus, Rüdiger Behnisch, Manfred E Beutel, Martina de Zwaan, Kurt Fritzsche, Anita Habermeier, Martin Hellmich, Jochen Jordan, Jana Jünger, Karl-Heinz Ladwig, Matthias Michal, Katja Petrowski, Joram Ronel, Barbara Stein, Cora Weber, Rainer Weber, Christoph Herrmann-Lingen,

The relationship between attachment orientations and the recovery from depressive symptoms in patients diagnosed with coronary artery disease (CAD) with and without a psychotherapeutic intervention was examined in this study.In a multicenter trial of 570 depressed CAD patients (SPIRR-CAD), assigned to usual care plus either a stepwise psychotherapy intervention or ... Read more >>

J Psychosom Res (Journal of psychosomatic research)
[2018, 108:39-46]

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[Comorbid Mental Disorders in Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Prevalence and Psychosocial Needs in Tertiary Care].

Alexander Niecke, Hanna Lemke, Tobias Goeser, Martin Hellmich, Frank Vitinius, Christian Albus,

BACKGROUND:In the field of gastroenterology and hepatology, associations and interactions with comorbid mental disorders are often described, but there is currently a lack of methodologically high-quality studies on prevalence and the need for care. The aim of the study was to take account of this shortcoming. METHODS:Prospective, monocentric, cross-sectional study ... Read more >>

Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol (Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik, medizinische Psychologie)
[2019, 69(1):29-37]

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In Reply.

Christian Albus, Jörg Barkhausen, Eckart Fleck, Jörg Haasenritter, Oliver Lindner, Sigmund Silber,

Dtsch Arztebl Int (Deutsches Arzteblatt international)
[2018, 115(8):131-132]

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[Report from an ongoing research project: The Cologne Research and Development Network (CoRe-Net) and the value-based approach to healthcare].

Ute Karbach, Lena Ansmann, Nadine Scholten, Holger Pfaff, , Christian Albus, Frank Jessen, Ludwig Kuntz, Christian Rietz, Ingrid Schubert, Frank Schulz-Nieswandt, Stephanie Stock, Julia Strupp, Raymond Voltz,

With the BMBF's funding program "Structural Development in Health Services Research" the Cologne Research and Development Network CoRe-Net is being set up by various partners from both clinical practice and health services research. The network focuses on the further development of healthcare according to the concept of learning organizations. On ... Read more >>

Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes (Zeitschrift fur Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualitat im Gesundheitswesen)
[2018, 130:21-26]

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Socioeconomic factors in coronary artery disease - Results from the SPIRR-CAD study.

Kristina Orth-Gomér, Hans-Christian Deter, Anna-Sophia Grün, Christoph Herrmann-Lingen, Christian Albus, Alexandra Bosbach, Karl-Heinz Ladwig, Joram Ronel, Wolfgang Söllner, Martina de Zwaan, Katja Petrowski, Cora Weber, ,

Low socio-economic status (SES) has been associated with an increased coronary risk in Western countries. All stress experiences are more pronounced in low SES patients with stress emanating from problems with family, job, or money. The SPIRR-CAD study offered an excellent opportunity to examine these risk factors in German speaking ... Read more >>

J Psychosom Res (Journal of psychosomatic research)
[2018, 105:125-131]

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Prevalence of mental disorders among depressed coronary patients with and without Type D personality. Results of the multi-center SPIRR-CAD trial.

Frank Lambertus, Christoph Herrmann-Lingen, Kurt Fritzsche, Stefanie Hamacher, Martin Hellmich, Jana Jünger, Karl-Heinz Ladwig, Matthias Michal, Joram Ronel, Jobst-Hendrik Schultz, Frank Vitinius, Cora Weber, Christian Albus,

OBJECTIVE:Type D personality, as with formal mental disorders, is linked to increased mortality in coronary heart disease (CHD). Our aim was to determine the prevalence of mental disorders among depressed CHD patients with and without Type D personality. METHODS:Depressive symptoms (HADS, HAM-D), Type D personality (DS-14) and mental disorders based ... Read more >>

Gen Hosp Psychiatry (General hospital psychiatry)
[2018, 50:69-75]

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The Diagnosis of Chronic Coronary Heart Disease.

Christian Albus, Jörg Barkhausen, Eckart Fleck, Jörg Haasenritter, Oliver Lindner, Sigmund Silber,

BACKGROUND:Chronic coronary heart disease (CHD) and acute myocardial infarction are endemic conditions. In Germany, an estimated 900 000 cardiac catheterizations were performed in the year 2014, and a percutaneous intervention was carried out in 40% of these procedures. It would be desirable to lessen the number of invasive diagnostic procedures ... Read more >>

Dtsch Arztebl Int (Deutsches Arzteblatt international)
[2017, 114(42):712-719]

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Substantial improvement of primary cardiovascular prevention by a systematic score-based multimodal approach: A randomized trial: The PreFord-Study.

Detlef Bernd Gysan, Stefanie Millentrup, Christian Albus, Birna Bjarnason-Wehrens, Joachim Latsch, Helmut Gohlke, Gerd Herold, Karl Wegscheider, Christian Heming, Melchior Seyfarth, Hans-Georg Predel,

Trial design Prospective randomized multicentre interventional study. Methods Individual cardiovascular risk assessment in Ford Company, Germany employees ( n = 4.196), using the European Society of Cardiology-Systematic Coronary Risk Evaluation (ESC-SCORE) for classification into three risk groups. Subjects assigned to ESC high-risk group (ESC-SCORE ≥ 5%), without a history of cardiovascular disease were eligible ... Read more >>

Eur J Prev Cardiol (European journal of preventive cardiology)
[2017, 24(14):1544-1554]

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[2016 European guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice. The Sixth Joint Task Force of the European Society of Cardiology and Other Societies on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice (constituted by representatives of 10 societies and by invited experts. Developed with the special contribution of the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation].

Massimo F Piepoli, Arno W Hoes, Stefan Agewall, Christian Albus, Carlos Brotons, Alberico L Catapano, Marie-Therese Cooney, Ugo Corrà, Bernard Cosyns, Christi Deaton, Ian Graham, Michael Stephen Hall, F D Richard Hobbs, Maja-Lisa Løchen, Herbert Löllgen, Pedro Marques-Vidal, Joep Perk, Eva Prescott, Josep Redon, Dimitrios J Richter, Naveed Sattar, Yvo Smulders, Monica Tiberi, H Bart van der Worp, Ineke van Dis, W M Monique Verschuren,

G Ital Cardiol (Rome) (Giornale italiano di cardiologia (2006))
[2017, 18(7):547-612]

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Psychosocial risk factors: Time for action in the lifelong prevention of coronary heart disease.

Christian Albus,

Eur J Prev Cardiol (European journal of preventive cardiology)
[2017, 24(13):1369-1370]

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The prescription talk - an approach to teach patient-physician conversation about drug prescription to medical students.

Katarina Hauser, Armin Koerfer, Mathilde Niehaus, Christian Albus, Stefan Herzig, Jan Matthes,

Background: Medication communication from physicians to patients often is poor, by this among others enhancing the risk of non-adherence. In this context, a neglect regarding the prescription talk has been complained. Aim of the project: In a newly developed elective medical students work on physician-patient conversations dealing with drug prescription. ... Read more >>

GMS J Med Educ (GMS journal for medical education)
[2017, 34(2):Doc18]

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