Jobst Thomas

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Overweight and obesity are prevalent in our society, and obese people are often stigmatized. The present study addressed effects of an intervention to reduce prejudice against obese people. 602 students at the mean age of 15.68 +/- 3.86 years watched a video of 20 minutes length that showed interviews with obese adolescents. In the interviews, the(More)
Patients admitted to a teaching hospital over two 8-week periods were screened for delirium on arrival and thereafter until the end of care in the hospital. a total of 308 patients > 65 years were admitted during the 4-month period. all patients had a validated cognitive screen using the Confusion assessment method and mini-mental state examination or(More)
The aim of the study was to test whether the routine use of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale HADS changes the frequency and the duration of calling the psychosomatic C-service. 70% of all patients of the department of cardiology/pneumology were registered by the HADS. Psychometric screening raised the number of patients checked by the C-service(More)
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