The Project

Third German Sociomedical Panel of Employees - Rehabilitation and Participation (GSPE-III)

Welcome to our website introducing the Third German Sociomedical Panel of Employees (GSPE-III)!
The University of Lübeck (Institute for Social Medicine and Epidemiology, Section Rehabilitation and Work), the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Institute of Medical Sociology and Rehabilitation Science) and the Federal German Pension Insurance currently conduct a prospective cohort study. In this study, we examine what determines whether individuals with chronic diseases apply for rehabilitation services or a disability pension. This website will provide information about current project steps, results, and publications.

Session at the 27th German Congress For Rehabilitation Research in Munich

At this year’s German Congress for Rehabilitation Research in Munich we have organized a session to present recent findings of the “Third German Sociomedical Panel of Employee”. The panel task force and its cooperating partners will present their latest research within six oral presentations. We are looking forward to exciting …

New Publication in cooperation project

Occupational e-mental-health interventions may extend existing instruments of occupational health. Together with the Gutenberg University and the University Medical Center in Mainz, we examined the health-related Internet use as well as the acceptance and barriers to the use of occupational e-mental-health for work-related distress within the second wave of the …

New publication

In our new publication we used longitudinal data of the Third Socio-Medical Panel to examine the effects of organizational injustice and effort-reward imbalance on subjective work ability and rolefunctioning of empoyees. Both aspects of injstice at work were identified as important predictors of limited participation. Employees with experiences in health-related …