Comprehensive health promotion interventions at the workplace: experiences with health circles in Germany.

  title={Comprehensive health promotion interventions at the workplace: experiences with health circles in Germany.},
  author={Birgit Aust and Antje Ducki},
  journal={Journal of occupational health psychology},
  volume={9 3},
  • B. AustA. Ducki
  • Published 1 July 2004
  • Medicine
  • Journal of occupational health psychology
Health circles, the central element of a comprehensive health promotion approach that has been developed in Germany in recent years, emphasize organizational and psychosocial factors while actively involving employees in the process. Through an extensive review the authors identified 11 studies, presenting the results of 81 health circles. The scientific quality of the data is limited: only 3 studies used (nonrandomized) control groups, whereas the remaining studies are based on retrospective… 

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