Werner Neumann

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The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of locus of control and work-related stress on burnout in hospital staff nurses. A convenience sample of 361 staff nurses from nine units in five German hospitals were surveyed using the Maslach Burnout Inventory, the Locus of Control Questionnaire and a Work-Related Stress Inventory. Causal modeling was(More)
Imagery is an important component in strategies for coping with pain. In this study, we examined, whether imagery influences tolerance for pain and whether subjects, trained in pain-incompatible imagery differ in heart rate and skin resistance from these in a control group during a pain-induction session. 39 subjects were randomly assigned to two groups:(More)
A daughter and two sons of possibly consangineous parents died after motor and mental deterioration at 18, 16 and 15 months of age. Spongy degeneration of the CNS (Canavan-van-Bogaert-Bertrand type) was diagnosed on neuropathological examinationtion; the histological findings were almost identical in the patients. Own clinical experiences are compared with(More)
Sustainable development of a city not only is determined through the amount of protected areas, but it is also an important task to integrate sustainable development in urban energy planning. In the last 10 years, many new areas for offices and residential buildings have been developed in Frankfurt am Main. In this context, the municipality has taken over a(More)
In this experiment, we followed the issue whether nondirective suggestions have an effect on pain threshold, pain tolerance, and perception of pain intensity. 48 healthy subjects consented to take part. At intake into the study (t1), pain threshold and pain tolerance were assessed in all subjects using a pressure algometer. Perception of maximum pain(More)
In this article, the contribution of the psychotherapy schools to psychological pain therapy shall be explained. In the first part, relaxation methods, imaginative techniques hypnotherapy, and psychoanalysis as well as their importance for psychological pain therapy are presented. Research findings for autogenic training, progressive muscle relaxation and(More)