Encyclopedia of Behavioral Medicine

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Siegrist, Johannes

  • Johannes Siegrist
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-6439-6_838-2
Johannes Siegrist was born in Zofingen, Switzerland, on August 6, 1943. His nationality is Swiss, and he is married to Karin and has two daughters. Siegrist studied Sociology, Social Psychology, Philosophy, and History at the Universities of Basel (Switzerland) and Freiburg i.Br. (Germany). He received his M.A. (1967) and his Ph.D. (1969) in Sociology at the University of Freiburg. After postdoctoral training at the Universities of Ulm and Freiburg, he accomplished his habilitation in Sociology at the University of Freiburg (1973). In 1973, he was appointed as Professor of Medical Sociology at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Marburg (Germany), where he served until 1992, interrupted by Visiting Professorships at the Institute of Advanced Studies in Vienna (Austria) and at the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health in Baltimore, USA. In 1992, Siegrist was appointed as Professor of Medical Sociology and Director of the Department of Medical Sociology at the Faculty of...


Sickness Absence Behavioral Medicine Psychosocial Work Environment Medical Sociology International Scientific Collaboration 
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References and Further Readings

  1. Siegrist, J., & Marmot, M. (Eds.). (2006). Social inequalities in health: New evidence and policy implications. Oxford: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  2. Siegrist, J., & Wahrendorf, M. (Eds.). (2016). Work stress and health in a globalized economy: The model of effort-reward imbalance. Dordrecht: Springer.Google Scholar
  3. Siegrist, J., Starke, D., Chandola, T., Godin, I., Marmot, M., Niedhammer, I., & Peter, R. (2004). The measurement of effort-reward imbalance at work. European comparisons. Social Science & Medicine, 58, 1483–1499.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Senior Professor of Workstress Research Medical FacultyUniversity of DuesseldorfDuesseldorfGermany