Dr. Thorsten Lunau

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
Dr. Thorsten Lunau

Dr. Thorsten Lunau

Dr. Public Health

Tel.: +49 (0) 681 9 54 24 – 33
Fax: +49 (0) 681 9 54 24 – 27
E-Mail: lunau@iso-institut.de

Arbeitsschwerpunkte
  • Arbeit und Gesundheit
  • Arbeitsstress
  • Digitalisierung der Arbeitswelt und Gesundheit der Beschäftigten
  • Einfluss von arbeits- und sozialpolitischen Maßnahmen auf psychosoziale Arbeitsbedingungen
  • Sozialepidemiologie
  • Soziale Ungleichheit und Gesundheit
Ausbildung
  • Promotion zum Dr. Public Health an der Universität Düsseldorf. Dissertationsthema: „Psychosoziale Arbeitsbelastungen als Risikofaktoren depressiver Störungen: der Einfluss des arbeits- und sozialpolitischen Kontextes“ (2016)
  • Studium der Soziologie, Psychologie und Politikwissenschaft an der Universität Trier. Abschluss: Magister Artium (2009)
  • Zusatzqualifikation in Empirischer Sozialforschung an der Universität Trier (2008)
Berufstätigkeit
  • seit 2021 wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter des Instituts für Sozialforschung und Sozialwirtschaft (iso) e.V., Saarbrücken
  • von 2010 bis 2021 wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Institut für Medizinische Soziologie im Centre for Health and Society der Medizinischen Fakultät der Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf
  • von 2010 bis 2012 wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Institut für Medizinische Informatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie am Universitätsklinikum Essen
Veröffentlichungen

2021

Schneider S, Lunau T, Eikemo TA, Kotz D, Bambra C, Kuntz B, Dragano N (2021) Better air but not for all? Changes in second-hand smoke exposure at workplaces in 29 European countries over 10 years, European Journal of Public Health. DOI:10.1093/eurpub/ckab035

2020

Rigo M, Dragano N, Wahrendorf M, Siegrist J, Lunau T (2020) Work stress on rise? Comparative analysis of trends in work stressors using the European Working Conditions Survey. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Apr;94(3):459-474. DOI:10.1007/s00420-020-01593-8

Lunau T, Wahrendorf M, Dragano N. Siegrist J, van der Wel KA, Rigo M (2020) Associations between change in labour market policies and work stressors: a comparative longitudinal survey data analysis from 27 European countries. BMC Public Health. 10;20(1):1377. DOI:10.1186/s12889-020-09364-3 

Dragano N, Diebig M, Faller G, Honnings A, Hoven H, Lang J, Loerbroks A, Lunau T (2020) Arbeitsverdichtung, Angst vor Infektionen und Co.: Management psychischer Arbeitsbelastungen während der COVID-19 Pandemie. Bremen: Kompetenznetz Public Health COVID-19.

Hoven H, Wahrendorf M, Lunau T, 2.3 Psychosoziale Arbeitsbelastungen bei älteren erwerbstätigen Männern in: Jürges H, Siegrist J, Stiehler M (Hrsg.) Männer und der Übergang in die Rente, Seite 123 – 132 Vierter Deutscher Männergesundheitsbericht der Stiftung Männergesundheit 1. Auflage 2020, ISBN print: 978-3-8379-3023-8, ISBN online: 978-3-8379-7704 2, DOI:10.30820/9783837977042-123

Wahrendorf, M.; Knöchelmann, A.; von dem Knesebeck, O.; Vonneilich, N.; Bolte, G.; Lehmann, F.; Schmidt, M.; Butler, J.; Schmidt, F.; Böhm, C.; Lunau, T.; Dragano, N. (2020) Verschärfen COVID-19 Pandemie und Infektionsschutzmaßnahmen die gesundheitlichen Ungleichheiten? Bremen: Kompetenznetz Public Health.

Wahrendorf M, Hoven H, Deindl C, Lunau T, Zaninotto P (2020). Adverse employment histories, later health functioning and national labor market policies: European findings based on life history data from SHARE and ELSA. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B. DOI:10.1093/geronb/gbaa049

Dragano N, Lunau T (2020).Technostress at work and mental health: concepts and research results. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 33:407–413; DOI:10.1097/YCO.0000000000000613

Reuter M, Lunau T, Engels M, Hoven H, Dragano N (2020) Präsentismus in Zeiten der COVID-19-Pandemie. Sicherheit, Arbeit und Gesundheit, sicher ist sicher: 05.20.:1-4. (arbeitsschutzdigital.de online; www.sisdigital.de/.download/_sid/NSJG-356336-k51b/151986/sis_20200504.pdf)

Hoven H, Dragano N, Lunau T, Deindl C, Wahrendorf M (2020). The role of pension contributions in explaining inequalities in depressive symptoms. Results from SHARE. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, DOI:10.1177/140349482090901

Diebig M, Dragano N, Körner U, Lunau T, Wulf IC, Angerer P (2020). Development and validation of a questionnaire to measure psychosocial work stressors in modern working environments. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 62 (3):185-193. DOI:10.1097/JOM.0000000000001779

Lunau T, Rigó M, Dragano N (2020) From National Labor and Social Policies to Individual Work Stressors. In: Theorell T. (eds.) Handbook of Socioeconomic Determinants of Occupational Health. Handbook Series in Occupational Health Sciences. Springer, Cham. DOI:10.1007/978-3-030-05031-3_34-1

Wahrendorf M, Lunau T, Dragano N (2020). 2.6.6. Arbeit. In R. Deinzer & O. von dem Knesebeck (Eds.), Online Lehrbuch der Medizinischen Psychologie und Medizinischen Soziologie. Berlin: German Medical Science GMS Publishing House. DOI:10.5680/olmps000031

 

2019

Körner U, Müller-Thur K, Lunau T, Dragano N, Angerer P, Buchner A. (2019) Perceived Stress in Human-Machine Interaction in Modern Manufacturing Environments – Results of a Qualitative Interview Study. Stress and Health. DOI:10.1002/smi.2853

Brooks RP, Jones MT, Hale MW, Lunau T, Dragano N, Wright BJ (2019) Positive verbal feedback about task performance is related with adaptive physiological responses: An experimental study of the effort-reward imbalance stress model. International Journal of Psychophysiology 135; 55–62. DOI:10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2018.11.007.

 

2018

Lunau T, Wahrendorf M, Müller A, Wright B, Dragano N (2018) Do internal and external resources buffer the prospective association of psychosocial work stress with depression? Longitudinal evidence from ageing workers. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health. 1;44(2)183-191 DOI: 10.5271/sjweh.3694.

Wahrendorf M, Marr A, Antoni M, Pesch B, Jöckel K-H, Lunau T, Moebus S, Arendt M, Brüning T,Behrens T, Dragano N (2018) Agreement of self-reported and administrative data on employment histories in a German cohort study: A sequence analysis. European Journal of Population DOI:10.1007/s10680-018-9476-2.

 

2017

Kaifie A, Lunau T, Dragano N, Jost E, Brümmendorf T, Wilop S, Crysandt M (2017) Patients with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML) from a Socially Disadvantaged Environment Show Poorer Therapeutic Outcome. Journal of Public Health; 25(2):187-195.

Dragano N, Siegrist J, Nyberg ST, Lunau T, Fransson EI, Alfredsson L, Bjorner JB, Borritz M, Burr H,  Erbel R, Fahlén G, Goldberg M, Hamer M, Heikkilä K, Jöckel KH, Knutsson A, Madsen IEH,  Nielsen ML, Nordin M, Oksanen T, Pejtersen JH, Pentti J, Rugulies R, Salo P,  Schupp J,  Singh-Manoux A, Steptoe A, Theorell T, Vahtera J, Westerholm PJM, Westerlund H, Virtanen M, Zins M, Batty GD, Kivimäki M,for the IPD-Work consortium (2017) Effort-reward imbalance at work and incident coronary heart disease: a multi-cohort study of 90,164 individuals. Epidemiology; DOI: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000666.

Lunau T, Dragano N, Siegrist J, Wahrendorf M (2017) Country differences of psychosocial working conditions in Europe: the role of health and safety management practices. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health; 90: 629-638. DOI: 10.1007/s00420-017-1225-z.

Loerbroks A, Karrasch S, Lunau T (2017) The longitudinal relationship of work stress with peak expiratory flow: a cohort study. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 90(7):695-701; DOI: 10.1007/s00420-017-1232-0.

 

2016

Dragano N, Wahrendorf M, Müller K, Lunau T (2016) Arbeit und gesundheitliche Ungleichheit. Die ungleiche Verteilung von Arbeitsbelastungen in Deutschland und Europa. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung, Gesundheitsschutz 59(2):217-227; DOI 10.1007/s00103-015-2281-8.

Heikkila K, Nyberg ST, Madsen IEH, Vroome E de, Alfredsson L, Bjorner JJ, Borritz M, Burr H, Erbel R, Ferrie JE, Fransson EI, Geuskens GA, Hooftman WE, Houtman IL, Jöckel KH, Knutsson A, Koskenvuo M, Lunau T, Nielsen ML, Nordin M, Oksanen T, Pejtersen JH, Pentti H, Shipley MJ, Steptoe A, Suominen SB, Theorell T, Vahtera J, Westerholm PJM, Westerlund H, Dragano N, Rugulies R, Kawachi I, Batty GD, Singh-Manoux A, Virtanen M, Kivimäki M for the IPD-Work Consortium (2016) Long Working Hours and Cancer Risk: A Multi-cohort Study. British Journal of Cancer; 29;114(7):813-8. DOI: 10.1038/bjc.2016.9.

Dragano N, Wahrendorf M, Lunau T (2016) Links between Personality, Work-related Stress and Health. In:  AS Antoniou & CL Cooper (eds.) Coping, Personality and the Workplace: Responding to Psychological Crisis and Critical Events. Routledge: London, pages 53-66.

 

2015

Kivimäki M, Jokela M, Nyberg ST, Singh-Manoux A, Fransson EI,  Alfredsson L, Bjorner JB, Borritz M, Burr H, Casini A, Clays E, De Bacquer D, Dragano N, Erbel R, Ferrie JE, Geuskens GA,  Hamer M, Hooftman WE, Houtman IL, Jöckel KH, Kittel F, Knutsson A, Koskenvuo M, Lunau T, Masen IEH, Nielsen ML, Nordin M, Oksanen T, Pejtersen JH, Pentti  J, Rugulies  R, Salo P, Shipley MJ, Siegrist  J, Steptoe A, Suominen SB, Theorell T, Vahtera J, Westerholm PJM, Westerlund H, O’Reilly D, Kumari M, Batty DJ, Ferrie JE, Virtanen M, for the IPD-Work Consortium (2015).Long working hours and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis of published and unpublished data for 603 838 individuals. The Lancet 386 (10005):1739-1746. DOI: dx.DOI.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60295-1.

Dragano N, Lunau T, Eikemo TA, Toch-Marquardt M, van der Wel KA, Bambra C (2015). Who knows the risk? A multilevel study of systematic variations in work-related safety knowledge in the European workforce. Occupational & Environmental  Medicine; 72:553-559.

Lunau T, Siegrist J, Dragano N, Wahrendorf M (2015) The Association between Education and Work Stress: Does the Policy Context Matter? PLoS ONE 10(3): e0121573. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone. 0121573.

van der Wel KA, Bambra C, Dragano N, Eikemo TA, Lunau T (2015) Risk and resilience: health inequalities, working conditions and sickness benefit arrangements: Analysis from the 2010 European Working Conditions Survey. Sociology of Health & Illness, 37(8): 1157-1172.

Virtanen M,  Jokela M, Nyberg ST, Madsen  IEH, Lallukka T, Ahola  K, Alfredsson, Batty DJ, Bjorner JB,  Borritz M, Burr H, Casini A, Clays E, De Bacquer D, Dragano N, Erbel R, Ferrie JE, Fransson LI, Hamer M, Heikkilä K,  Jöckel KH, Kittel F, Knutsson A, Koskenvuo M,  Ladwig KH, Lunau T, Nielsen ML, Nordin M, Oksanen T, Pejtersen JH, Pentti  J, Rugulies  R, Salo P, Schupp J, Siegrist  J, Singh-Manoux A,  Steptoe A, Suominen SB, Theorell T, Vahtera J, Wagner GG, Westerholm PJM, Westerlund H, Kivimäki M (2015) Long working hours and alcohol use: systematic review and meta-analysis of published studies and unpublished individual participant data. BMJ 2015;350:g7772 DOI: 10.1136/bmj.g7772.

Fransson EI, Nyberg ST, Heikkilä K, Alfredsson L,  Bjorner JB, Borritz M, Burr H, Dragano N, Geuskens G, Goldberg M, Hamer M, Hooftman W, Houtman I, Joensuu M,  Jokela M, Knutsson A, Koskenvuo M, Koskinen A, Kumari M, Leineweber C, Lunau T, Madsen IEH, Magnusson Hanson L, Nielsen ML,  Nordin M, Oksanen T, Pentti J, Pejtersen JH, Rugulies R, Salo P, Shipley MJ, Siegrist J, Steptoe A, Suominen SB, Theorell T, Toppinen-Tanner S, Vahtera J, Virtanen M, Väänänen A, Westerholm PJW, Westerlund H, Zins M, Britton A, Brunner EJ, Singh-Manoux A, Batty GD, Kivimäki M, for the IPD-Work Consortium (2015) Job Strain and the Risk of Stroke: An Individual-Participant Data Meta-analysis. Stroke, 46(2):557-559.

 

2014

Siegrist J, Dragano N, Nyberg ST, Lunau T, Alfredsson L, Erbel R, Fahlen G, Goldberg M, Jöckel KH, Knutsson A, Leineweber C, Magnusson Hanson L, Nordin M, Rugulies R, Schupp J, Singh-Manoux A, Theorell T, Wagner G, Westerlund H, Zins M, Heikkilä K, Fransson EI, Kivimäki M (2014) Validating abbreviated measures of effort-reward imbalance at work in European cohort studies: the IPD-Work consortium. International  Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, 87: 249-56. DOI 10.1007/s00420-013-0909-2.

Bambra C, Lunau T, Van der Wel KA, Eikemo TA, Dragano N (2014). Work, health, and welfare: the association between working conditions, welfare states, and self-reported general health in Europe. International Journal of Health Services, 44: 113-36.

Toch M, Bambra C, Lunau T, van der Wel KA, Witvliet MI, Dragano N, Eikemo TA (2014) All part of the job? The contribution of the psychosocial and physical work environment to health inequalities in Europe and the European health divide. International Journal of Health Services, 44:285-305.

Lunau T, Bambra C, Eikemo TA, Van der Wel KA , Dragano N (2014) A balancing act? Work-life bal-ance, health and wellbeing in European welfare states. European Journal of Public Health 24:422-7, DOI: 10.1093/eurpub/cku010.

Dragano N, Lunau T (2014) Arbeitsbelastungen und Gesundheit in Europa: Verteilungsmuster und Trend. In: Dörre K, Jürgens K, Matuschek I (Hrsg.) Arbeit in Europa. Marktfundamentalismus als Zerreißprobe. Campus Verlag, Frankfurt, S. 249-264.

 

2013

Lunau T, Wahrendorf M, Dragano N, Siegrist J (2013) Work stress and depressive symptoms in older employees: impact of national labour and social policies. BMC Public Health, 13: 1086.

Virtanen M, Nyberg ST, Batty GD, Jokela M, Heikkilä K, Fransson E, Alfredsson L, Bjorner JB, Borritz M, Burr H, Casini A, Clays E, De Bacquer D, Dragano N, Elovainio M, Erbel R, Ferrie JE, Hamer M, Jöckel KH, Kittel F, Knutsson A, Koskenvuo M, Koskinen A, Lunau T, Madsen IEH, Nielsen ML, Nor-din M, Oksanen T, Pahkin K, Pejtersen JH, Pentti J, Rugulies R, Salo P, Shipley M J, Siegrist J, Steptoe J, Suominen SB, Theorell T, Toppinen-Tanner S, Väänänen A, Vahtera J, Westerholm PJM, Westerlund H, Slopen N, Kawachi I, Singh-Manoux A, Kivimäki M for the IPD-Work Consortium (2013) Perceived job insecurity as a risk factor for incident coronary heart disease: systematic review and meta-analysis. British Medical Journal, 347:f4746.

Nyberg ST, Fransson EI, Heikkilä K, Alfredsson L, Casini A, Clays E, De Bacquer D, Dragano N, Erbel R, Ferrie JE, Hamer M, Jöckel KH, Kittel F, Knutsson A, Ladwig KH, Lunau T, Marmot MG, Nordin M, Rugulies R, Siegrist J, Steptoe A, Westerholm PJM, Westerlund H, Theorell T, Brunner EJ, Singh-Manoux A, Batty GD, Kivimäki M for the IPD-Work Consortium (2013) Job Strain and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors: Meta-analysis of Individual-Participant Data from 47,000 Men and Women. PLoS One. 2013 Jun 20;8(6):e67323. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067323.

Heikkilä K, Fransson EI, Nyberg ST, Zins M, Westerlund H, Westerholm P, Virtanen M, Vahtera J, Suominen S, Steptoe A, Salo P, Pentti J, Oksanen T, Nordin M, Marmot MG, Lunau T, Ladwig KH, Koskenvuo M, Knutsson A, Kittel F, Jöckel KH, Goldberg M, Erbel R, Dragano N, Debacquer D, Clays E, Casini A, Alfredsson L, Ferrie JE, Singh-Manoux A, Batty GD, Kivimäki M (2013) Job Strain and Health-Related Lifestyle: Findings From an Individual-Participant Meta-Analysis of 118?000 Working Adults. American Journal of Public Health, 103(11):2090-2097.

Nyberg ST, Fransson EI, Heikkilä K, Alfredsson L, Casini A, Clays E, DeBacquer D, Dragano N, Erbel R, Ferrie JE, Hamer M, Jöckel KH, Kittel F, Knutsson A, Ladwig KH, Lunau T, Marmot M, Nordin M, Rugulies R, Siegrist J, Steptoe A, Westerholm P, Westerlund H, Theorell T, Brunner EJ, Singh-Manoux A, Batty GD, Kivimäki M, for the IPD-Work Consortium (2013) Job strain and health-related Lifestyle : Findings from an individual-participant Meta-analysis of over 118 000 working Adults. American Journal of Public Health 103(11):2090-7.

 

2012

Fransson EI, Heikkilä K, Nyberg ST, Zins M, Westerlund H, Westerholm P, Väänänen A, Virtanen M, Vahtera J, Theorell T, Suominen S, Singh-Manoux A, Siegrist J, Sabia S, Rugulies R, Pentti J, Oksanen T, Nordin M, Nielsen ML, Marmot MG, Magnusson Hanson LL, Madsen IEH, Lunau T, Leineweber C, Kumari M, Kouvonen A, Koskinen A, Koskenvuo M, Knutsson A, Kittel F, Jöckel KH, Joensuu M, Houtman IL, Hooftman WE, Goldberg M, Geuskens GA, Ferrie JE, Erbel R, Dragano N, De Bacquer D, Clays E, Casini A, Burr H, Borritz M, Bonenfant S, Bjorner JB, Alfredsson L, Hamer M, Batty GD, Kivimäki M (2012) Job Strain as a Risk Factor for Leisure-Time Physical Inactivity: An Individual-Participant Meta-analysis of up to 170,000 Men and Women. The IPD-Work Consortium. American Journal of Epidemiology, 176: 1078-1089.

Nyberg ST, Heikkilä K, Fransson EI, Alfredsson L, De Bacquer D, Bjorner JB, Bonenfant S, Borritz M, Burr H, Casini A, Clays E, Dragano N, Erbel R, Geuskens GA, Goldberg M, Hooftman WE, Houtman IL, Jöckel KH, Kittel F, Knutsson A, Koskenvuo M, Leineweber C, Lunau T, Madsen IEH, Magnusson Hanson LL, Marmot MG, Nielsen ML, Nordin M, Oksanen T, Pentti J, Rugulies R, Siegrist J, Suominen S, Vahtera J, Virtanen M, Westerholm P, Westerlund H, Zins M, Ferrie JE, Theorell T, Steptoe A, Hamer M, Singh-Manoux A, Batty GD, Kivimäki M; for the IPD-Work Consortium (2012) Job strain in relation to body mass index: pooled analysis of 160,000 adults from 13 cohort studies. Journal of Internal Medicine, 272:65-73.

Nyberg ST, Fransson EI, Heikkilä K, Alfredsson L, Casini A, Clays E, DeBacquer D, Dragano N, Erbel R, Ferrie JE, Hamer M, Jöckel KH, Kittel F, Knutsson A, Ladwig KH, Lunau T, Marmot M, Nordin M, Rugulies R, Siegrist J, Steptoe A, Westerholm P, Westerlund H, Theorell T, Brunner EJ, Singh-Manoux A, Batty GD, Kivimäki M, for the IPD-Work Consortium (2012) Job strain and health-related Lifestyle : Findings from an individual-participant Meta-analysis of over 118 000 working Adults. American Journal of Public Health.

Heikkilä K, Nyberg ST, Fransson EI, Alfredsson L, De Bacquer D, Bjorner JB, Bonenfant S, Borritz M, Burr H, Clays E, Casini A, Dragano N, Erbel R, Geuskens G, Goldberg M, Hooftman WE, Houtman IL, Joensuu M, Jöckel KH, Kittel F, Knutsson A, Koskenvuo M, Koskinen A, Kouvonen A, Leineweber C, Lunau T, Madsen IEH, Magnusson Hanson LL, Marmot MG, Nielsen ML, Nordin M, Pentti J, Salo P, Rugulies R, Steptoe A, Siegrist J, Suominen S, Vahtera J, Virtanen M, Väänänen A, Westerholm P, Westerlund H, Zins M, Theorell T, Hamer M, Ferrie JE, Singh-Manoux A, Batty GD, Kivimäki M, for the IPD-Work Consortium (2012) Job Strain and Tobacco Smoking: An Individual-participant Data Meta-analysis of 166 130 Adults in 15 European Studies. PLoS One. 2012;7(7):e35463. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0035463.

Heikkilä K, Nyberg ST, Fransson EI, Alfredsson L, De Bacquer D, Bjorner JB, Bonenfant S, Borritz M, Burr H, Clays E, Casini A, Dragano N, Erbel R, Geuskens GA, Goldberg M, Hooftman WE, Houtman IL, Joensuu M, Jöckel KH, Kittel F, Knutsson A, Koskenvuo M, Koskinen A, Kouvonen A, Leineweber C, Lunau T, Madsen IE, Magnusson Hanson LL, Marmot MG, Nielsen ML, Nordin M, Pentti J, Salo P, Rugulies R, Steptoe A, Siegrist J, Suominen S, Vahtera J, Virtanen M, Väänänen A, Westerholm P, Westerlund H, Zins M, Theorell T, Hamer M, Ferrie JE, Singh-Manoux A, Batty GD, Kivimäki M; IPD-Work Consortium. (2012) Job strain and alcohol intake: a collaborative meta-analysis of individual-participant data from 140,000 men and women. PLoS One. 2012;7(7):e40101. DOI: 10.1371/ journal.pone.0040101.

Siegrist J, Lunau T, Wahrendorf M, Dragano N (2012) Depressive symptoms and psychosocial stress at work among older employees in three continents. Globalization and Health, 8:27; DOI:10.1186/1744-8603-8-27.

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