Publikationen 2016

Publications 2016
Division of Health Psychology
(Arbeitsbereich Gesundheitspsychologie)

Barz, M., Lange, D., Parschau, L., Lonsdale, C., Knoll, N., & Schwarzer, R. (2016). Self-efficacy, planning, and preparatory behaviors as joint predictors of physical activity: A conditional process analysis. Psychology & Health, 31(1), 65-78. doi:10.1080/08870446.2015.1070157

Berli, C., Keller, J. (2016). Dyadic health behaviour change: A Tandem project on couples' co-regulation of physical activity. European Health Psychologist, 18(5), 212-215. Retrieved from

Bier, S., Gersch, M., Wessel, L., Tolksdorf, R., & Knoll, N. (2016). Elektronische Forschungsplattformen (EFP) für Verbundprojekte (Electronic Research Platforms for Collaborative Projects - Analysis of Requirements, Solutions and Experiences) (May 31, 2016). Available at SSRN: or

Blanke, E.S., Rauers, A., & Riediger, M. (2016). Does being empathic pay off? - Associations between performance-based measures of empathy and social adjustment in younger and older women. Emotion, 16(5), 671-683. doi:10.1037/emo0000166

Blanke, E.S., Rauers, A., & Riediger, M. (2016). Weißt du, was ich fühle? – Empathische Fähigkeiten im Lebensverlauf. In-Mind Magazine, 1. Retrieved from

Bowler, R. M., Kornblith, E. S., Li, J., Adams, S. W., Gocheva, V. V., Schwarzer, R., & Cone, J. E. (2016). Police officers who responded to 9/11: Comorbidity of PTSD, depression, and anxiety 10–11 years later. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 59(2), 425-436. doi:10.1002/ajim.22588

Budin-Ljøsne, I., Mascalzoni, D., Soini, S., Machado, H., Kaye, J., Bentzen, H. B., . . . Harris, J. R. (2016). Feedback of individual genetic results to research participants: Is it feasible in Europe? Biopreservation and Biobanking, 14, 241-248. doi:10.1089/bio.2015.0115

Capocasa, M., Anagnostou, P., D’Abramo, F., Matteucci, G., Dominici, V., Destro Bisol, G., & Rufo, F. (2016). Samples and data accessibility in research biobanks: An explorative survey. PeerJ, 4, e1613. doi:10.7717/peerj.1613

Carvalho, T., Alvarez, M.-J., Pereira, C., & Schwarzer, R. (2016). Stage-based computer-delivered interventions to increase condom use in young men. International Journal of Sexual Health, 28(2), 176-186. doi:10.1080/19317611.2016.1158764

D’Abramo, F. (2016). Etica, scienzia ed esperienza. Riflessioni eticopolitiche sull’epigenetica. Culture Della Sostenibilità, 18. doi:10.7402/CDS.18.010

D’Abramo, F., Goerling, U., & Guastadisegni, C. (2016). Targeted drugs and Psycho-oncological intervention for breast cancer patients. Journal of Negative Results in BioMedicine, 15, 6. doi:10.1186/s12952-016-0049-9

Dekker, J., Brosschot, J., Schwarzer, R., & Tsutsumi, A. (2016). Theory in behavioral medicine. In E. B. Fisher, L. Cameron, A. J. Christensen, U. Ehlert, Y. Guo, B. Oldenburg, & F. J. Snoek (Eds.), Principles and concepts of behavioral medicine: a global handbook. New York, NY: Springer.

Fernandes-Jesus, M., Beccaria, F., Demand, J., Fleig, L., Menezes; I., Scholz, U., de Visser, R., & Cooke, R. (2016). Validation of the Drinking Motives Questionnaire - Revised in six European countries. Addictive Behaviors, 62, 91-98. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.06.010

Fleig, L., McAllister, M. M., Brasher, P., Cook, W. L., Guy, P., Puyat, J., & Ashe, M. C. (2016). Sedentary behaviour and physical activity patterns in older adults after hip fracture: A call to action. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 24(1), 79-84. doi:10.1123/japa.2015-0013

Fleig, L., McAllister, M. M., Chen, P., Iverson, J., Milne, K., McKay, H. A., Clemson, L., & Ashe, M. C. (2016). Health behaviour change theory meets falls prevention: Feasibility of a habit-based balance and strength exercise intervention for older adults. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 22, 114-122. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2015.07.002

Fleig, L., Voss, C., Ashe, M. C., Therrien, S., Sims-Gould, J., McKay, H. A., & Winters, M. (2016). Environmental and psychosocial correlates of objectively measured physical activity among older adults. Health Psychology, 35(12), 1364-1372. doi:10.1037/hea0000403

Harden, K. P., Wrzus, C., Luong, G., Grotzinger, A., Bajbouj, M., Rauers, A., Wagner, G. G., & Riediger, M. (2016). Diurnal coupling between testosterone and cortisol from adolescence to older adulthood. Psychoneuroendorinology, 73, 79-90. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2016.07.216

Hohl, D. H., Knoll, N., Wiedemann, A. U., Keller, J., Scholz, U., Schrader, M., & Burkert, S. (2016). Enabling or cultivating? The role of prostate cancer patients’ received partner support and self-efficacy in the maintenance of pelvic-floor exercise following tumor surgery. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 50, 247-258. doi:10.1007/s12160-015-9748-6

Hülür, G., Hoppmann, C. A., Rauers, A., Schade, H., Ram, N., & Gerstorf, D. (2016). Empathic accuracy for happiness in the daily lives of older couples: Fluid cognitive performance predicts pattern accuracy among men. Psychology and Aging, 31, 545-552. doi:10.1037/pag0000109

Keller, J., Gellert, P., Knoll, N., Schneider, M., & Ernsting, A. (2016). Self-efficacy and planning as predictors of physical activity in the context of workplace health promotion. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 8(3), 301-321. doi:10.1111/aphw.12073

Knittle, K., Morrison, L., Inauen, J., Warner, L. M., Kassavou, K., Naughton, F., & Michie, S. (2016). mHealth: past success, future challenges, and the role of the EHPS. The European Health Psychologist, 18(6), 266-272. Retrieved from

König, C., Stadler, G., Knoll, N., Ochsner, S., Hornung, R., & Scholz, U. (2016). Invisible support: Effects on the provider’s positive and negative affect. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-being, 8, 172-191. doi:10.1111/aphw.12067

Lange, D. (2016). Gesundheitskommunikation [health communication]. In F. Petermann, G. Gründer, M. Wirtz, & J. Strohmer (Eds.), Dorsch - Lexikon der Psychotherapie und Psychopharmakotherapie (pp. 355-356). Bern: Huber.

Lhakhang, P., Hamilton, K., Sud, N., Kroon, J., Knoll, N., & Schwarzer, R. (2016). Combining self-management cues with incentives to promote interdental cleaning among Indian periodontal disease outpatients. BMC Oral Health, 16, 6. doi:10.1186/s12903-016-0164-5

Lippke, S., Corbett, J., Lange, D., Parschau, L., & Schwarzer, R. (2016). Intervention engagement moderates the dose-response relationships in a dietary intervention. Dose Response, 14(1), 1-10. doi:10.1177/1559325816637515

Lisofsky, N., Riediger, M., Gallinat, J., Lindenberger, U., & Kühn, S. (2016). Hormonal contraceptive use is associated with neural and affective changes in healthy young women. NeuroImage, 134, 597-606. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.04.042

Luong, G., Wrzus, C., Wagner, G. G., & Riediger, M. (2016). When bad moods may not be so bad: Valuing negative affect dampens the links between negative affect and stressors, physical health, and psychosocial function. Emotion, 16(3), 387-401. doi:10.1037/emo0000132

Luszczynksa, A., Hagger, M., Banik, A., Horodyska, K., Knoll, N., & Scholz, U. (2016). Self-efficacy, planning, or a combination of both? A longitudinal experimental study comparing effects of three interventions on adolescents’ body fat. PLoS ONE, 11, e0159125. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159125

Luszczynska, A., Horodyska, K., Zarychta, K., Liszewska, N., Knoll, N., & Scholz, U. (2016). Planning and self-efficacy interventions encouraging replacing energy-dense foods intake with fruit and vegetable: A longitudinal experimental study. Psychology & Health, 31(1), 40-64. doi:10.1080/08870446.2015.1070156

Pakpour, A. H., Gholami, M., Gellert, P., Yekaninejad, M. S., Dombrowski, S. U., & Webb, T. L. (2016). The effects of two planning interventions on the oral health behavior of Iranian adolescents: A cluster randomized controlled trial. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 50, 409-418. doi:10.1007/s12160-015-9767-3

Reyes-Fernandez, B., Knoll, N., Hamilton, K., & Schwarzer, R. (2016). Social-cognitive antecedents of hand washing: Action control bridges the planning-behavior gap. Psychology & Health, 31, 993-1004. doi:10.1080/08870446.2016.1174236

Riediger, M. (2016). Prokrastination als Coaching-Anliegen. Organisationsberatung, Supervision, Coaching (OSC), 23(4), 381-390. doi:10.1007/s11613-016-0479-8

Riediger, M., & Luong, G. (2016). Happy to be unhappy? Pro- and contra-hedonic motivations from adolescence to old age. In A. D. Ong & C. E. Löckenhoff (Eds.), Emotion, aging, and health (pp. 97-118). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Scholz, U., Stadler, T., Ochsner, S., Hornung, R., & Knoll, N. (2016). Examining the relationship between daily changes in support and smoking around a self-set quit date. Health Psychology, 35(5), 514-517. doi:10.1037/hea0000286

Schüz, B., Westland, J. N., Wurm, S., Tesch-Römer, C., Wolff, J. K., Warner, L. M., & Schwarzer, R. (2016). Regional resources buffer the impact of functional limitations on perceived autonomy in older adults with multiple illnesses. Psychology and Aging, 31, 139-148. doi:10.1037/pag0000064

Schwarzer, R. & Luszczynska, A. (2016). Self-efficacy and outcome expectancies. In Y. Benyamini, M. Johnston, & E.C. Karademas (Eds.), Assessment in health psychology (pp. 31-44). Göttingen/Boston: Hogrefe.

Schwarzer, R. & McAuley, E. (2016). The world is confounded: A commentary on Williams and Rhodes (2016). Health Psychology Review, 10, 133-135. doi:10.1080/17437199.2016.1162667

Schwarzer, R. (2016). Coping planning as an intervention component: A commentary. Psychology & Health, 31(7), 903-906. doi:10.1080/08870446.2016.1158260

Schwarzer, R. (2016). Health Action Process Approach (HAPA) as a theoretical framework to understand behavior change. Actualidades en Psicología, 30(121), 119-130. doi:10.15517/ap.v30i121.23458

Schwarzer, R., Cone, J. E., Li, J., & Bowler, R. (2016). A PTSD symptoms trajectory mediates between exposure levels and emotional support in police responders to 9/11: A growth curve analysis. BMC Psychiatry, 16, 201. doi:10.1186/s12888-016-0907-5[KN7] 

Schwarzer, R., Fleig, L., Warner, L.M., Gholami, M., Serra-Majem, L., Ngo, J., Roman-Viñas, B., Ribas-Barba, L., Distante, A., Ntzani, E., Giannakis, G., & Brandi, M. L. (2016). Who benefits from a dietary online intervention? Evidence from Italy, Spain and Greece. Public Health Nutrition. doi:10.1017/S1368980016002913

Tamir, M., Schwartz, S. H., Cieciuch, J., Riediger, M., Torres, C., Scollon, C., Dzokoto, V., Zhou, X., & Vishkin, A. (2016). Desired emotions across cultures: A value-based account. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 111, 67-82. doi:10.1037/pspp0000072

Teti, A., Gross, C., Knoll, N., & Blüher, S. (2016). Feasibility of the factorial survey method in aging research: Consistency effects among older respondents. Research on Aging, 38, 715-741. doi:10.1177/0164027515600767

Toccaceli, V., Brescianini, S., Fagnani, C., Gigantesco, A., D'Abramo, F., & Stazi, M. A. (2016). What potential donors in research biobanking want to know: A large population study of the Italian twin registry. Biopreservation and Biobanking, 14, 456-463. doi:10.1089/bio.2016.0012

Warner, L. M. (2016). Resilienz. In F. Petermann, G. Gründer, M. Wirtz, & J. Strohmer (Hrsg.), Dorsch – Lexikon der Psychotherapie und Psychopharmakotherapie (1. Aufl., S. 715). Bern: Hogrefe.

Warner, L. M. (2016). Selbstwirksamkeitserwartung. In F. Petermann, G. Gründer, M. Wirtz, & J. Strohmer (Hrsg.), Dorsch – Lexikon der Psychotherapie und Psychopharmakotherapie (1. Aufl., S. 766-767). Bern: Hogrefe.

Warner, L. M. (2016). Soziale Unterstützung. In H.-W. Bierhoff & D. Frey (Hrsg), Enzyklopädie der Psychologie: Sozialpsychologie, Band 2: Soziale Motive und Soziale Einstellungen (1. Aufl., S. 237-254).Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Warner, L.M., Wolff, J.K., Ziegelmann, J. P., Schwarzer, R., & Wurm, S. (2016). Revisiting self-regulatory techniques to promote physical activity in older adults: Null-findings from a randomised controlled trial. Psychology & Health, 31, 1145-1165. doi:10.1080/08870446.2016.1185523

Wolff, J. K., Warner, L. M., Ziegelmann, J. P., Wurm, S., & Kliegel, M. (2016). Translating good intentions into physical activity: Older adults with low prospective memory ability profit from planning. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 39, 472-482. doi:10.1007/s10865-015-9707-5

Wrzus, C., Wagner, G. G. & Riediger, M. (2016). Personality-situation transactions from adolescence to old age. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 110, 782-799. doi:10.1037/pspp0000054

Zhou, G., Gan, Y., Ke, Q., Knoll, N., Lonsdale, C., & Schwarzer, R. (2016). Avoiding exposure to air pollution by using filtering facemask respirators: An application of the health action process approach. Health Psychology, 35, 141-147. doi:10.1037/hea0000264

Zhou, G., Wang, D., Knoll, N., & Schwarzer, R. (2016). Planning mediates between self-efficacy and physical activity among motivated young adults. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 13, 87-93. doi:10.1123/jpah.2014-0555

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