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.

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 …

New publication

In our new publication we used data of the Third German Sociomedical Panel of Employees to examine, whether applying for rehabilitation measures and a disability pension can be predicted by the Work Ability Index. This index was developed to support workers’ health programs in Finland in the mid-1980s. The paper …

Mailing the reminders

We thank all participants. If we have not received any reply from you so far, we will send you the survey documents again. Thank you for your support.