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Julia Roick


Institut für Medizinische Soziologie

room 026b (Erdgeschoss)
Magdeburger Str 8
Halle (Saale)

phone: +49 345 557 1136

wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

research interests

  • psychosocial oncology
  • quality of life and social determinants after laryngeal cancer
  • health services research
  • quantitative methods of empirical social research
  • self-efficacy, test axiety and academic performance among students


  • Social inequalities in the participation and activity in children and adolescents with hodgkin-lymphoma. A prospective multicenter cohort study of social and personal influencing factors.

Curriculum vitae

  • Since April 2016
    Research associate, Institute of Medical Sociology, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle/Saale, Germany
  • 2015 - 2016
    Research associate at the chair of behavioral sciences, key skills and competency development, project „ProKOMPASS – competence profiles of freshmen“, Merseburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • 2012 - 2015
    Research associate at the Department of      Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, project „stepped care – optimizing psycho-oncological care provision      by structured screening and diagnosis “, University of Leipzig, Germany
  • 2012 - 2013
    Research associate at the Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, project „psychological comorbidity and psychosocial care after partial laryngectomy“, University of Leipzig, Germany
  • 2010 - 2012
    Student assistant at the Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, project „multicentric prospective study of the psychosocial situation of laryngectomized cancer patients and their relatives: social withdrawal, mental health and speech quality during the first 3 years after surgery“, University of Leipzig, Germany
  • 2005 - 2012
    Study of Sociology (Diploma) with psychology as secondary subject, University of Leipzig/Germany and Karlstad/Sweden


Lueckmann SL, Schumann N, Hoffmann L, Roick J, Kowalski C, Dragano N, Richter M (2019): 'It was a big monetary cut'-A qualitative study on financial  toxicity analysing patients' experiences with cancer costs in Germany.  In: Health & social care in the community. DOI: 10.1111/hsc.12907.

Baerwalde T, Gebhard B, Hoffmann L, Roick J, Martin O, Neurath AL, Fink A (2019): Development and psychometric testing of an instrument for measuring social participation of adolescents: study protocol of a prospective mixed methods study. BMJ Open 2019;0:e028529. doi:10.1136/    bmjopen-2018-028529

Bermeitinger C, Hellweg C, Andree C, Roick J, Ringeisen T (2018). Goal (dis)engagement,  emotions, and cognitions in an exam situation: A longitudinal study. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 32(1), 55-65.

Singer S, Roick J, Meixensberger J, Schiefke F, Briest S, Dietz A et al. (2017). The effects of multi-disciplinary psycho-social care on  socio-economic problems in cancer patients: a cluster-randomized trial. Supportive Care in Cancer. doi: 10.1007/s00520-017-4024-x [Epub ahead of print]

Singer S, Danker H, Roick J,  Einenkel J, Briest S, Spieker H et al. (2017).  Effects of stepped psycho‐oncological care on referral to psychosocial  services and emotional well‐being in cancer patients: A  cluster‐randomised phase III trial. Psychooncology, 26(10), 1675-1683.

Roick J & Ringeisen T (2017). Self-efficacy, test anxiety, and academic success: A longitudinal validation. International Journal of Educational Research 83: 84-93.

Roick J, Danker H,  Kersting A, Briest S, Dietrich A, Dietz A et al.  (2017). Factors associated with non‐participation and dropout among  cancer patients in a cluster‐randomised controlled trial. European Journal of Cancer Care. doi: 10.1111/ecc.12645 [Epub ahead of print]

Ernst J, Mehnert A, Weis J, Faust T, Giesler JM, Roick J (2016). Sozialrechtliche Beratung in ambulanten Krebsberatungsstellen. Angebote und Inanspruchnahme durch Ratsuchende. Bundesgesundheitsbl 59(11): 1476-1483.

Singer S, Roick J, Briest S, Stark S, Gockel I, Boehm A, Papsdorf K et al. (2016). Impact of socio- economic position on cancer stage at  presentation: Findings from a large hospital-based study in Germany. Int J Cancer 139(8): 1696-1702.

Singer S, Roick J, Holzner B, Danker H (2015). STEPPED-CARE Effekt eines Modells gestufter psychoonkologischer Versorgung auf das psychische Befinden von Krebspatienten: Eine clusterrandomisierte kontrollierte Studie. Forum 30(3): 230.

Roick J, Keszte J, Danker H, Meister EF, Vogel HJ, Jenzewski EM, Horn IS, Singer S (2014). Soziale Integration und deren Bedeutung für die Lebensqualität nach Laryngektomie. Laryngo-Rhino-Otol 93(5): 321-326.

Roick J, Danker H,  Briest S, Schiefke F, Meixensberger J, Wirtz H, Stolzenburg JU, Kersting A, Singer S (2013). STEPPED CARE – Optimierung psychoonkologischer Versorgung durch gestufte Vermittlung. Studiendesign und erste Ergebnisse. Das Gesundheitswesen 75: A71.