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Weis

Prof. Dr.
Joachim Weis

Tumorzentrum Freiburg - CCCF
Tel.: 0761/270-71563

www.uniklinik-freiburg.de/cccf/forschung/selbsthilfeforschung

CV

  • 1984 Academic degree in psychology
  • 1984-1994 Scientific employee at the professorship of rehabilitation psychology of the Psychological Institute
  • 1994-2017 Head of the Department of psychooncology, Tumour Biology Clinic
  • 2000-2001 Professorship  representation of Rehabilitation Psychology  Institute of  Rehabilitation Sciences,  University Berlin
  • Since 2017 W3-Professur in peer-support research

Focus of research

  • Processes and outcome of peer-support
  • patient competence and empowement
  • Quality of life

Selected publications

  • Weis J, Tomaszewski KA, Hammerlid E, Arraras JI, Conroy T, Lanceley A,  Schmidt H, Wirtz M, Singer S, Pinto M, Alm El-Din M, Compter I, Holzner B,  Hofmeister D, Wei-Chu Chie, Czeladzki M, Harle A, Jones L, Ritter S, Flechtner HH, Bottomley A (2017) International psychometric validation of an EORTC quality of life module measuring cancer related fatigue (EORTC QLQ-FA12). J National Cancer Institute, 109,5.
  • Faller H, Weis J, Koch U, Brähler E, Härter M, Keller M, Schulz H, Wegscheider K, Boehncke A, Hund B, Reuter K, Richard M, Sehner S, Wittchen HU, Mehnert A (2017) Utilization of professional psychological care in a large German sample of cancer patients. Psycho-Oncology, 26,4:537-543.
  • Weis J, Hönig K, Bergelt C, Faller H, Brechtel A, Hornemann B, Stein B, Teufel M, Goerling U, Erim Y, Geiser F, Niecke A, Senf B, Wickert M, Schmoor C, Gerlach A, Schellberg D, Büttner-Teleaga A, Schieber K (2018) Psychosocial distress and utilization of professional psychological care in cancer patients: an observational study in National Comprehensive Cancer Centers (CCCs) in Germany. Psycho-Oncology. 2018, 27:2847–2854
  • Weis J, Wirtz MA, Tomaszewski KA, Hammerlid E, Arraras JI, Conroy T, Lanceley A, Schmidt H, Singer S, Pinto M, Alm El-Din M,  Compter I, Holzner B,  Hofmeister D, Chie WC, Harle A, Flechtner HH, Bottomley A (2019) Sensitivity to change of the EORTC quality of life module measuring cancer related fatigue (EORTC QlQ-Fa12): results from the international psychometric validation. Psycho-Oncology, 1–9.
  • Weis J, Gschwendtner K, Giesler JM, Adams L, Wirtz MA (2019) Psychoeducational group intervention for breast cancer survivors. A non-randomized multi-centre pilot-study. J Supportive Care Cancer

Research methods

  • Quantitative and  qualitative research methods