Monika Sieverding

 

Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Germany
Head of Department of Differential Psychology, Gender Studies and Health Psychology

 

SCIENTIFIC VITA

1976-1982              Studies in psychology at the University of Marburg, Germany

1982                        Diploma, Psychology

1983-1985              Assistant, Medical University, Lübeck

1985-1990              Assistant, Institute for Medical Psychology, Freie Universität Berlin

1990                        PhD Psychology, Freie Universität Berlin

1990-1999              Assistant professor (C1), Institute for Medical Psychology, FU Berlin

1999                        Habilitation, Freie Universität Berlin

1999-2005              Visiting professor for Psychology of Gender (C2/C3), FU Berlin, Institute of Psychology

2005                        Offer for chair (Social Psychology) at the University of Innsbruck (declined)
2005-                       Professor (W3), Department of Differential Psychology,
                                Gender Studies and Health Psychology at the University of Heidelberg

 

FIELDS OF INTEREST

Health psychology, gender & health, cancer screening, stress, gender (roles), self-concept and health related behavior

 

Research Project (2004-2007)

Psychological determinants of cancer screening (non-) attendance among men (funded by the German Cancer Aid), awarded with the Felix Burda Award for Medical Prevention (2008)

 

Recent publications

Sieverding, M., Matterne, U., Ciccarello, L. (in revision). What role do social norms play in the context of men's cancer screening intention and behavior? Application of an extended theory of planned behavior. Health Psychology.

Sieverding, M., Matterne, U. & Ciccarello, L. (2008). Gender differences in FOBT use: Evidence from a large German survey. Zeitschrift für Gastroenterologie / German Journal of Gastroenterology, 45, S41-45.

Matterne, U. & Sieverding, M. (2008). What makes men attend early detection cancer screenings? An investigation into the roles of cues to action. International Journal of Men's Health, 7, 3-20.

Sieverding, M., Matterne, U., Ciccarello, L. & Luboldt, H.J. (2008). Prostatakarzinom-Früherkennung in Deutschland - Untersuchung einer repräsentativen Bevölkerungsstichprobe [Early detection of prostate cancer in Germany - a survey with a representative sample]. Der Urologe, 47, 1233-1238.

Schmid Mast, M., Sieverding, M., Esslen, M., Graber, K. & Jäncke, L. (2008). Masculinity causes speeding in young men. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 40, 840-842.

Sieverding, M. (in press). Gender. In J. Bengel & M. Jerusalem (Hrsg.), Handbuch der Gesundheitspsychologie und Medizinischen Psychologie [Handbook of health and medical psychology]. Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Sieverding, M. (2007). Geschlecht und Gesundheit [Gender and health]. Querelles-Net: Forum. http://www.querelles-net.de/forum/forum22/

Kendel, F. & Sieverding, M. (2006). The impact of gender and age on cardiovascular health in Germany. In G.M. Backes, V. Lasch & K. Reimann (Eds.), Gender, health and ageing - European perspectives (pp. 105-124). Bielefeld: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.

Scheffer, S., Dauven, S. & Sieverding, M. (2006). Soziodemografische Unterschiede in der Teilnahme an Krebsfrüherkennungsuntersuchungen (KFU) in Deutschland ­­- Eine Übersicht. Das Gesundheitswesen, 68, 139-146.

Sieverding, M., Weidner, G. & von Volkmann, B. (2005). Cardiovascular reactivity in a simulated job interview: The role of gender role self-concept. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 12, 1-10.

Sieverding, M. (2005). Präventives Verhalten im Geschlechtervergleich [Sex differences in preventive behavior]. Forum Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft, 19(5), 50-52.

Sieverding, M. (2005). Geschlecht und Gesundheit [Gender and health]. In R. Schwarzer (Hrsg.), Gesundheitspsychologie (Enzyklopädie der Psychologie, Serie D, S. 55-70). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

 

 

 

 

 

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