Melitta Fischer-Kern

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of Vienna
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Mentalization and bonding in chronic pelvic pain patients: a pilot study]
    Katharina Leithner-Dziubas
    Universitätsklinik für Psychoanalyse und Psychotherapie, Medizinische Universität Wien, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Wien, Austria
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 56:179-90. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Mentalizing in female inpatients with major depressive disorder
    Melitta Fischer-Kern
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, London, England Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium and Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:202-7. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint [The psychic structure of chronic pain patients]
    Melitta Fischer-Kern
    Universitätsklinik für Psychoanalyse und Psychotherapie, Medizinische Universität Wien, A 1090 Wien
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 56:34-46. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint [The capacity for mentalization in depressive patients: a pilot study]
    Melitta Fischer-Kern
    Universitätsklinik für Psychoanalyse und Psychotherapie, Medizinische Universität Wien
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 54:368-80. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint [Predictors for patients' starting psychotherapy]
    M Fischer-Kern
    Universitätsklinik für Tiefenpsychologie und Psychotherapie, Medizinische Universität Wien, Osterreich
    Nervenarzt 77:309-10, 312-4, 316-7. 2006
  6. doi request reprint The relationship between personality organization and psychiatric classification in chronic pain patients
    Melitta Fischer-Kern
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Psychopathology 44:21-6. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of depression: what do women need?]
    Marianne Springer-Kremser
    Universitätsklinik für Tiefenpsychologie und Psychotherapie, Medizinische Universitat, Wien, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 52:161-71. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Utilization of psychotherapy in patients with personality disorder: the impact of gender, character traits, affect regulation, and quality of object-relations
    Henriette Löffler-Stastka
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Psychother 78:531-48. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Prenatal care: the patient's perspective. A qualitative study
    Katharina Leithner
    Department of Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Vienna University Hospital, Austria
    Prenat Diagn 26:931-7. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Availability of mental health service providers and suicide rates in Austria: a nationwide study
    Nestor D Kapusta
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, Vienna 1090, Austria
    Psychiatr Serv 61:1198-203. 2010

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint [Mentalization and bonding in chronic pelvic pain patients: a pilot study]
    Katharina Leithner-Dziubas
    Universitätsklinik für Psychoanalyse und Psychotherapie, Medizinische Universität Wien, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Wien, Austria
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 56:179-90. 2010
    ..The study assesses mentalization (reflective functioning, RF), parental bonding, psychiatric comorbidity, and experiences of violence in chronic pelvic pain patients (CPP)...
  2. doi request reprint Mentalizing in female inpatients with major depressive disorder
    Melitta Fischer-Kern
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, London, England Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium and Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:202-7. 2013
    ..The investigation of mentalization may be of particular importance for the development of targeted psychotherapeutic interventions for depression...
  3. ncbi request reprint [The psychic structure of chronic pain patients]
    Melitta Fischer-Kern
    Universitätsklinik für Psychoanalyse und Psychotherapie, Medizinische Universität Wien, A 1090 Wien
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 56:34-46. 2010
    ..The study investigates the psychic structure and psychiatric comorbidity of chronic pain patients according to Kernberg's concept of personality organization...
  4. ncbi request reprint [The capacity for mentalization in depressive patients: a pilot study]
    Melitta Fischer-Kern
    Universitätsklinik für Psychoanalyse und Psychotherapie, Medizinische Universität Wien
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 54:368-80. 2008
    ..Mentalization has been primarily investigated in Borderline Personality Disorders. This pilot study takes the first step toward investigating mentalization in depressive patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Predictors for patients' starting psychotherapy]
    M Fischer-Kern
    Universitätsklinik für Tiefenpsychologie und Psychotherapie, Medizinische Universität Wien, Osterreich
    Nervenarzt 77:309-10, 312-4, 316-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to discover prognostic criteria for outpatients' making use of psychotherapy. Data from patients and therapists were collected...
  6. doi request reprint The relationship between personality organization and psychiatric classification in chronic pain patients
    Melitta Fischer-Kern
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Psychopathology 44:21-6. 2011
    ..The present study investigated the relationship between psychiatric classification and personality organization (PO) in a secondary/tertiary clinical sample of chronic pain patients (CPPs)...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of depression: what do women need?]
    Marianne Springer-Kremser
    Universitätsklinik für Tiefenpsychologie und Psychotherapie, Medizinische Universitat, Wien, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 52:161-71. 2006
    ..To answer the question of adequate treatment of depression in women from a scientific point of view, it is necessary to investigate the aetiology of depressive disorders as they relate to bio-genetic, mental and social factors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Utilization of psychotherapy in patients with personality disorder: the impact of gender, character traits, affect regulation, and quality of object-relations
    Henriette Löffler-Stastka
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Psychol Psychother 78:531-48. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to generate hypotheses for examining gender differences in variables with predictive value for the utilization of psychotherapy in patients with personality disorders (PDs)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prenatal care: the patient's perspective. A qualitative study
    Katharina Leithner
    Department of Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Vienna University Hospital, Austria
    Prenat Diagn 26:931-7. 2006
    ..To investigate the subjective experiences and perceptions of the prenatal care system for women following a prenatal diagnosis and to assess the factors related to dissatisfaction with medical treatment...
  10. doi request reprint Availability of mental health service providers and suicide rates in Austria: a nationwide study
    Nestor D Kapusta
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, Vienna 1090, Austria
    Psychiatr Serv 61:1198-203. 2010
    ..This small-area analysis examined whether the availability of professionals providing mental health treatment in Austria had an effect on regional suicide rates...
  11. doi request reprint Psychiatric morbidity in gynecological and otorhinolaryngological outpatients: a comparative study
    Katharina Leithner
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University Vienna, Vienna 1090, Austria
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:233-9. 2009
    ..Assessment of the point prevalence of psychiatric disorders in a gynecological outpatient population compared to a control group consisting of otorhinolaryngological outpatients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Validation of the SWAP-200 for diagnosing psychostructural organization in personality disorders
    H Loffler-Stastka
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Psychopathology 40:35-46. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Self-report versus interview data of women's subjective theories of illness: concordance and predictive validity in a psychosomatic-gynecological liaison service
    M Fischer-Kern
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 25:235-45. 2004
    ..A wider approach that includes assessment of nonverbal communication and countertransference might be useful...
  14. ncbi request reprint Context-Oriented Model Development in Psychotherapy Planning ('COMEPP'): a useful adjunct to diagnosis and therapy of severe personality disorders
    M Fischer-Kern
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 109:235-8. 2004
    ..Context-Oriented Model Development in Psychotherapy Planning (COMEPP) represents a diagnostic and therapy planning process, integrating both systemic and psychoanalytic conceptualizations...