Prof. Jutta Lindert, Ph.D., MPH

Peer-reviewed articles

Lindert J, von Ehrenstein OS, Wehrwein A, Brähler E, Schäfer I. Anxiety, Depression and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder of Refugees – a Systematic Review. Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol. In print. 2017.

Carta MG, Moro MF, Preti A, Lindert J, Bhugre D, Anergmeyer M, Vellante M. Human Rights of Asylum Seekers with psychosocial disabilities in Europe. Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 2016;12:64-66.

Wehrwein A, Schröder G, Lindert J. Health, Medical and Psychoscoail Care need of Older Drug Addicts (40+): A cross Sectional Study. Gesundheitswesen 2016.

Eslami B, Viitasara E, Macasa G, Melchiore MG, Lindert J, Stankunas M, Torres-Gonzales F, Barros H, Ioannidi-Kapolou E, Soares JJ. The prevalence of lifetime abuse among older adults in seven European countries. Int J Public Health 2016;61(8):891-901

Stankunas M, Avery M, Lindert J, Edwards I, Rosa MD, Torres-Gonzalez F, Ioannidi-Kapolou E, Barros H, Soares J. Healthcare and agein: Do Euoepan Union countries differ? Int J Health Care Qual Assurance 2016;29(8):895-906

Lindert J, Knobler HY, Kawachi I, Bain PA, Abramovitz MZ, McKee C, Reinharz S, ;McKee M. Psychopathology of children of genocide survivors: a systematic review on the impact of genocide on their children`s psychopathology from five countriues. Int J Epidemiology 2016 (ahead of print)

Costa D, Hatzidmatour E, Ioannuidi-Kapoloue E, Lindert J, Soares JJ, Sundin Ö, Toth O, Barros H. Male and female physical intimate partner violence and socio-economic position: a cross-sectional international multicenter study in Europe. Public Health 2016;139:44-52.

Lindert J, Carta MG, Schäfer I, Mollica RF. Refugees mental health-A public mental health challenge. Eur J Public Health. 2016;26(3):374-5

Stankunas M, Avery M, Lindert J, Kalediene E, Edwards I, DiRosa M, Torres-Gonzalez F, Iannidi-Kapoloue E, Barros H, Sauline S, Soares JJ. Abuse in the Elderly-A Cost Driver in a Health Care Sytem. Popul Health Manag 2016;19(3):224-5

Melchiorre MG, Di Rosa M, Lamura G, Torres-Gonzales F, Lindert J, Stankunas M, Ioannidi-Kapolou E, Barros H, Macassa G, Soares JJ. Abuse of Older Men in Seven European Countries: A Multilevel Approach in the Framework of an Ecological Model. PLoS One. 2016 Jan 19;11(1):e0146425. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0146425. eCollection 2016.

Schmückle D, Schmolz GK, Lindert J. ["Mental Health in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities. Protective and Risk Factors for Depression and Anxiety" - a Cross-sectional Study]. Gesundheitswesen. 2015. [Epub ahead of print] German.

Stankuniene A, Stankunas M, Avery M, Lindert J, Mikalauskiene R, Melchiorre MG, Torres-Gonzalez F, Ioannidi-Kapolou E, Barros H, Savickas A, Radziunas R, Soares JJ. The prevalence of self-reported underuse of medications due to cost for the elderly: results from seven European urban communities. BMC Health Serv Res. 2015;15: 419.

Lindert J, Potter C. Developing public health ethics learning modules – can we learn from critical pedagogy? Public Health Reviews. 2015;36:7. doi: 10.1186/s40985-015-0006-z.

Schmückle M, Lindert J, Schmolz G. Psychological Well-being of Highly-sensitive Persons in Transition to Parenthood - A Cross-sectional Study]. Schmückle M, Lindert J, Schmolz G. Gesundheitswesen. 2015. [Epub ahead of print] German. doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1549984

Danieli Y, Norris FH, Lindert J, Paisner V, Engdahl B,,Richter J..The Danieli Inventory of Multigenerational Legacies of Trauma: Part I: Survivors’ Posttrauma Adaptational Styles in their Children’s Eyes. J Psychiatr Res. 2015;68: 167-75.

Stankunas M, Avery M, Lindert J, Edwards I, Di Rosa M, Torres-Gonzalez F, Ioannidi-Kapolou E, Barros H, Vladickiene J, Soares JJ. Accessibility to Health Services Among Elderly People in the European Union: Do Health Care Finance and Organizational Models Matter? Popul Health Manag. 2015;18(4): 314-5.

Sancassiani F, Pintus E, Holte A, Paulus P, Moro MF, Cossu G, Angermeyer MC, Carta MG, Lindert J. Enhancing the Emotional and Social Skills of the Youth to Promote their Wellbeing and Positive Development: A Systematic Review of Universal School-based Randomized Controlled Trials. Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health. 2015;26;11(Suppl 1 M2): 21-40.

Costa D, Soares J, Lindert J, Hatzidimitriadou E, Sundin Ö, Toth O, Ioannidi-Kapolo E, Barros H. Intimate partner violence: a study in men and women from six European countries. Int J Public Health. 2015;60(4): 467-78.

Lindert J, Bain PA, Kubzansky LD, Stein C. Well-being measurement and the WHO health policy Health 2010: systematic review of measurement scales. Eur J Public Health. 2015. [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku193.

Costa D, Hatzidimitriadou E, Ioannidi-Kapolou E, Lindert J, Soares J, Sundin Ö, Toth O, Barros H. Intimate partner violence and health-related quality of life in European men and women: findings from the DOVE study. Qual Life Res. 2015;24(2): 463-71.

Stén KD, Soares JJ, Viitasara E, Stankūnas M, Sundin Ö, Melchiorre MG, Macassa G, Barros H, Lindert J, Torres-Gonzalez F, Ioannidi-Kapolou E. The relationship between abuse, psychosocial factors, and pain complaints among older persons in Europe. Medicina 2014;50(1): 61-74.

Stankunas M, Soares JF, Viitasara E, Melchiorre MG, Sundin Ö, Torres-Gonzales F, Stankuniene A, Avery M, Ioannidi-Kapolou E, Barros H, Lindert J. Factors associated with refraining from buying prescribed medications among older people in Europe. Australas J Ageing. 2014;33(4): E25-30.

Fraga S, Lindert J, Barros H, Torres-Gonzalez F, Ioannidi-Kapolou E, Melchiorre MG, Stankunas M, Soares JF. Elder abuse and socioeconomic inequalities: A multilevel study in 7 European countries. Prev Med. 2014;61: 42-7.

Soares JF, Viitasara E, Macassa G, Melchiorre G, Stankunas M, Lindert J, Barros H, Ioannidi, E (2014). The impact of psychological abuse on somatic symptoms: A study of older persons aged 60-84 years. J Adult Protection. 2014;16(4): 213-31.

Csöff RM, Brähler E, Lindert J (2014). Angst- und depressive Symptome und Gewaltexposition in der Wohnbevölkerung (60-84 Jahre) in Deutschland - Ergebnisse einer Querschnittstudie. Gesundheitswesen. 76(6), 23-31.

Macassa G, Sundin Ö, Viitasara E, Barros H, Torres Gonzales F, Ioannidi-Kapolou E. , Melchiorre, M, Lindert, J. Psychological abuse among older persons in Europe: A cross-sectional study. J Aggression, Conflict Peace Res. 2013;5:1: 16-34.

Lindert J. Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel (eds). Terrorism and public health--a balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people. Eur J Public Health. [Epub ahead of print]

Lindert J, von Ehrenstein OS, Grashow R, Gal G, Braehler E, Weisskopf MG. Sexual and physical abuse in childhood is associated with depression and anxiety over the life course: systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Public Health. 2014;59(2): 359-72.

Lindert J, Stein Y, Guggenheim H, Jaakola JJK, Strous RD. How Ethics Failed – The Role of Psychiatrists and Physicians in Nazi Programs from Exclusion to Extermination, 1933-1945. Public Health Reviews. 2013; 34.

Bulhoes C, Ramos E, Lindert J, Dias S, Barros H. Depressive symptoms and its associated factors in 13-year old urban adolescents. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2013;10(10): 5026-38.

Stankunas M, Lindert J, Avery M, Sorensen, R. Suicide, recession, and unemployment. Lancet. 2013 (9868): 981.

Costa D, Soares JJ, Lindert J, Hatzidimitriadou E, Karlsso A, Sundin O, et al. Intimate partner violence in Europe: design and methods of a multinational study. Gaceta sanitaria / SESPAS. 2013;27(6):558-61. Epub 2013/05/07.

Melchiorre MG, Chiatti C, Lamura G, Torres-Gonzales F, Stankunas M, Lindert J, Ioannidi-Kapolou E, Barros H, Macassa G, Soares JF. Social Support, Socio-Economic Status, health and abuse among older people in seven European Countries. PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e54856.

Lindert J, de Luna J, Torres-Gonzales F, Barros H, Ioannidi-Kopolou E, Melchiorre MG, Stankunas M, Macassa G, Soares JF. Abuse and neglect of older persons in seven cities in seven countries in Europe: a cross-sectional community study. Int J Public Health. 2013;58(1): 121-32.

Stankuniene A, Stankunas M, Soares JJ, Avery M, Melchiorre MG, Torres-Gonzalez F, Radziunas R, Baranauskas A, Lindert J. Somatic complaints and refrain from buying prescribed medications. Results from a cross-sectional study on people 60 years and older living in Kaunas (Lithuania). Daru. 2012,20;20(1): 78.

Lindert J, Luna J, Torres-Gonzalez F, Barros H, Ioannidi E, Lamura G, Soares J. Study design, sampling and assessment methods of the European study 'abuse of the elderly in the European region'. Eur J Public Health. 2012: 121-32.

Stankūnienė A, Radžiūnas R, Stankūnas M, Soares JF, Baranauskas A, Ioannidi-Kapolou E, Barros H, Lamura G, Lindert J, Torres-Gonzales F. Causes of refraining from buying prescribed medications among the elderly in Kaunas, Lithuania. Medicina (Kaunas). 2011;47(5): 291-6.

Csöff R-M, Macassa G, Lindert J. Körperliche Beschwerden bei älteren Migranten in Deutschland. Zeitschrift für Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie. 2010;58(3): 199-206.

Lindert J, Ehrenstein OS, Priebe S, Mielck A, Brähler E. Depression and anxiety in labor migrants and refugees--a systematic review and meta-analysis. Soc Sci Med. 2009;69(2): 246-57.

Lindert J, Muller-Nordhorn J, Soares JF. Age and distress of women--results of a representative population-based study. Arch Womens Ment Health. 2009;12(3): 173-81.

Lindert J, Schouler-Ocak M, Heinz A, Priebe S. Mental health, health care utilisation of migrants in Europe. Eur Psychiatry. 2008;23 Suppl 1: 14-20.

Butler J, Albrecht NJ, Ellsasser G, Gavranidou M, Habermann M, Lindert J, et al. Migration-sensitive data collection for public health surveillance. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. 2007;50(10): 1232-9.

Wittig U, Lindert J, Merbach M, Brähler E. Mental health of patients from different cultures in Germany. Eur Psychiatry. 2008;23 Suppl 1: 28-35.

Bauer S, Kallischnigg G, Lindert J, Brenner HM, Blettner M. Postgraduate qualifications in epidemiology in Germany. Experiences in Berlin, the current situation and future prospects. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. 2005;48(3): 346-54.

Habermann M, Schenk L, Albrecht NJ, Gavranidou M, Lindert J, Butler J. Planning and controlling care services for elderly migrants--an analysis of health-care reporting in nursing homes and at home. Gesundheitswesen. 2009;71(6): 363-7.

Lindert J, Brähler E, Wittig U, Mielck A, Priebe S. Depression, anxiety and posttraumatic stress disorders in labor migrants, asylum seekers and refugees. A systematic overview. Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol. 2008;58(3-4): 109-22.

Lindert J, Priebe S, Penka S, Napo F, Schouler-Ocak M, Heinz A. Mental health care for migrants. Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol. 2008;58(3-4): 123-9.

Book chapters

Cadeddu C, Ianulae C, Lindert J. Public Mental Health. In: Boccia S, Villari P, Ricciardi W, editors. A systematic review of key issues in Public Health. Springer, Heidelberg, New York, Dordrecht, London: Springer; 2014. p. 205-223.

Devillé WLJM, Lindert J, Grujovic G, Iodice J, Petrova-Benedict R. Refugee Health. In: Segal UA, Elliott D, editors. Refugees Worldwide Refugee Health. 2. Santa Barbara: Praeger; 2012. p. 31-59.

Lindert J. Mental health of refugees. In: McKee M: Health of migrants. In press.

Lindert J, Glaesmer H, Brähler E. Anpassungsstörungen. In: Machleidt W, Heinz A (Hrsg.)
Praxis der interkulturellen Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie – Migration und psychische Gesundheit. München: Elsevier; 2011. p. 333-40.

Lindert J.Traumatische Ereignisse bei Migranten und ihre Auswirkungen. In: Hegemann T, Salman R. Handbuch Transkulturelle Psychiatrie. Bonn: Psychiatrie-Verlag GmbH; 2010. p. 383-97.

Traue HC, Berg-Brtzke L, Lindert J. Anxiety and trauma symptoms if refugees after displacement from Kosovo. In: Kaloianov-Baloch E, Kos AM, editors Activating psychosocial local resources in territories effected by war and terrorism. NATO Science for Peace and security series E: Human and societal dynamics- Vol. 57. Amsterdam, Berlin, Tokyo, Washington D.C.: IOS Press; 2009. p. 45-51.

Lindert J. Flucht und Flüchtlinge. Krämer A, Prüfer-Krämer L (Hrsg). Gesundheit von Migranten. Weinheim: Juventa; 2004. p. 120-32.

Lindert J, Traue HC.Traumatisierung nach Flucht und Vertreibung aus dem Kosovo. In: Haubl R, Lamott F, Traue HC (Hrsg). Über Lebensgeschichten: Trauma und Erzählung. Psychosozial. 2003:26,91(1):137-41.

Edited Books

Lindert J. Handbook Global Mental Health. Elsevier (Dezember 2017).

Lindert J, Knobler H, Abramovitz M. Refugees Health. Springer international. (December 2017)

Lindert J, Levav I. Violence. Its manigfold faces. Springer 2016.

Lindert J, Veniute M. Lifecourse approaches to mental health. Springer international. (December 201().

Lindert J, Marsoobian A, Gilad G. Genocide, memory and representation. Springer international. (March 2017).

Lindert J, Levav I. Violence and Mental Health: Its Manifold Faces: Dordrecht, Heidelberg, New York, London. Springer Netherlands; 2015.

Lindert J, Luna J, Torres-Gonzalez F, Barros H, Ioannidi-Kapolou E, Quattrini S, Stankunas M, Soares JJ. Gewalt gegen Ältere. Stuttgart 2013.

Soares J, Lindert J, Luna J et al. Abuse and health among elderly in Europe. Kaunas 2010.


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The WOGE project is sponsored by the European Regional Development Fund and by the Federal State of Lower Saxony.

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