Dietmar Winkler

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Affiliation: Medical University of Vienna
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Actigraphy in patients with seasonal affective disorder and healthy control subjects treated with light therapy
    Dietmar Winkler
    Department of General Psychiatry, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Biol Psychiatry 58:331-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Validation of a simplified definition of anger attacks
    Dietmar Winkler
    Department of General Psychiatry, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Psychother Psychosom 75:103-6. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Anger attacks in depression--evidence for a male depressive syndrome
    Dietmar Winkler
    Department of General Psychiatry, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Psychother Psychosom 74:303-7. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Anger attacks in seasonal affective disorder
    Dietmar Winkler
    Department of General Psychiatry, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 9:215-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Escitalopram in a working population: results from an observational study of 2378 outpatients in Austria
    Dietmar Winkler
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Hum Psychopharmacol 22:245-51. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment of seasonal affective disorder
    Dietmar Winkler
    Medical University of Vienna, Department of General Psychiatry Währinger Gürtel 18 20 A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:1039-48. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Seasonality of birth in seasonal affective disorder
    Edda Pjrek
    Department of General Psychiatry, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1389-93. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Season of birth in siblings of patients with seasonal affective disorder. A test of the parental conception habits hypothesis
    Edda Pjrek
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 257:378-82. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Serum lipid levels in seasonal affective disorder
    Edda Pjrek
    Dept of General Psychiatry, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 257:197-202. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Enhanced serotonin transporter function during depression in seasonal affective disorder
    Matthaus Willeit
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:1503-13. 2008

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Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Actigraphy in patients with seasonal affective disorder and healthy control subjects treated with light therapy
    Dietmar Winkler
    Department of General Psychiatry, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Biol Psychiatry 58:331-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate if bright light therapy (BLT) is able to reverse these disturbances...
  2. ncbi request reprint Validation of a simplified definition of anger attacks
    Dietmar Winkler
    Department of General Psychiatry, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Psychother Psychosom 75:103-6. 2006
    ..Assessment normally requires the use of specific instruments. The aim of this study was the validation of a simplified definition for anger attacks...
  3. ncbi request reprint Anger attacks in depression--evidence for a male depressive syndrome
    Dietmar Winkler
    Department of General Psychiatry, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Psychother Psychosom 74:303-7. 2005
    ..It has been proposed that aggression and especially anger attacks play an important role in the symptomatology of depression. Furthermore, it has been hypothesized that these symptoms are more prevalent in males than in females...
  4. ncbi request reprint Anger attacks in seasonal affective disorder
    Dietmar Winkler
    Department of General Psychiatry, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 9:215-9. 2006
    ..021) and obtained lower global seasonality scores than SAD patients without anger attacks (p=0.001). Anger attacks are experienced as particularly intense in SAD patients and seem to contribute considerably to their symptomatology...
  5. ncbi request reprint Escitalopram in a working population: results from an observational study of 2378 outpatients in Austria
    Dietmar Winkler
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Hum Psychopharmacol 22:245-51. 2007
    ..The aim of this observational study was to evaluate the effectiveness of escitalopram in a naturalistic sample of employed people with mood and anxiety disorders...
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment of seasonal affective disorder
    Dietmar Winkler
    Medical University of Vienna, Department of General Psychiatry Währinger Gürtel 18 20 A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:1039-48. 2006
    ..However, numerous studies have also investigated suitable psychopharmacological treatments for SAD. This report is aimed to provide an overview on the clinical management and current therapeutic options for SAD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Seasonality of birth in seasonal affective disorder
    Edda Pjrek
    Department of General Psychiatry, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1389-93. 2004
    ..The aim of this investigation was to examine seasonal differences in the frequency of birth in a clinical sample of patients with seasonal affective disorder (SAD)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Season of birth in siblings of patients with seasonal affective disorder. A test of the parental conception habits hypothesis
    Edda Pjrek
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 257:378-82. 2007
    ..Further research could be conducted in non-seasonal depression as there is still a lack of studies on seasonality of birth in affective disorders...
  9. ncbi request reprint Serum lipid levels in seasonal affective disorder
    Edda Pjrek
    Dept of General Psychiatry, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 257:197-202. 2007
    ..56 +/- 0.96 mmol/l; p = 0.126). The results of this study support the idea that low cholesterol levels may be of pathogenetic importance in SAD. Further study in larger clinical samples is warranted to clarify our findings...
  10. ncbi request reprint Enhanced serotonin transporter function during depression in seasonal affective disorder
    Matthaus Willeit
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:1503-13. 2008
    ..5-HTTLPR was not associated with any of the 5-HTT parameters. In sum, we conclude that the 5-HTT is in a hyperfunctional state during depression in SAD and normalizes after light therapy and in natural summer remission...
  11. doi request reprint Therapeutic effects of escitalopram and reboxetine in seasonal affective disorder: a pooled analysis
    Edda Pjrek
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Psychiatr Res 43:792-7. 2009
    ..Reboxetine displayed a faster onset of action, but was associated with more pronounced side effects. Further studies comparing SSRI and NARI in SAD are warranted...
  12. ncbi request reprint Bright light therapy in seasonal affective disorder--does it suffice?
    Edda Pjrek
    Department of General Psychiatry, University Hospital for Psychiatry, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 14:347-51. 2004
    ..Opposed to treatment guidelines, patients with several depressive episodes did not receive antidepressant maintenance medication or mood stabilizers more often than patients with only a few episodes...
  13. ncbi request reprint A Cys 23-Ser 23 substitution in the 5-HT(2C) receptor gene influences body weight regulation in females with seasonal affective disorder: an Austrian-Canadian collaborative study
    Nicole Praschak-Rieder
    Department of General Psychiatry, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    J Psychiatr Res 39:561-7. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint Agomelatine in the treatment of seasonal affective disorder
    Edda Pjrek
    Department of General Psychiatry, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090, Vienna, Austria
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 190:575-9. 2007
    ..Previous studies showed that agomelatine is able to restore disrupted circadian rhythms, which were implicated in the pathophysiology of seasonal affective disorder (SAD)...
  15. doi request reprint Bright-light therapy in the treatment of mood disorders
    Gerald Pail
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Neuropsychobiology 64:152-62. 2011
    ..In the third part, the mode of action, application, efficacy, tolerability and safety of BLT in SAD and other mood disorders are explored...
  16. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the psychopathology of depressed inpatients
    Dietmar Winkler
    Department of General Psychiatry, University Hospital for Psychiatry, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 254:209-14. 2004
    ..These differences may influence diagnostic practice and gender specific treatment of depression...
  17. ncbi request reprint On the application of light therapy in German-speaking countries
    Reinhard Fischer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090, Vienna, Austria
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 262:501-5. 2012
    ..Further efforts on the propagation of LT should therefore be undertaken, with the same rigorous studies as for pharmacotherapy...
  18. doi request reprint Actigraphic measurements in opioid detoxification with methadone or buprenorphine
    Edda Pjrek
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 32:75-82. 2012
    ..Opioid tapering with methadone or buprenorphine leads to characteristic changes of the rest-activity cycle, but further study is required to validate these results...
  19. ncbi request reprint Relationship between power spectra of the awake EEG and psychomotor activity patterns measured by short-term actigraphy
    Dietmar Winkler
    Department of General Psychiatry, University Hospital for Psychiatry, Vienna, Austria
    Neuropsychobiology 48:176-81. 2003
    ..Our results, while preliminary, suggest that short-term actigraphy may be apt to reflect central nervous system arousal...
  20. ncbi request reprint Clonazepam in the long-term treatment of patients with unipolar depression, bipolar and schizoaffective disorder
    Dietmar Winkler
    Department of General Psychiatry, University Hospital for Psychiatry, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090, Vienna, Austria
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 13:129-34. 2003
    ..Due to methodological limitations our results need to be replicated in controlled double-blind randomized clinical trials...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of seasonal affective disorder
    Edda Pjrek
    Department of General Psychiatry at the Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    CNS Spectr 10:664-9; quiz 672. 2005
    ..Furthermore, there are no studies specifically addressing bipolar seasonal depression. This article will review the published literature on pharmacotherapy of seasonal affective disorder...
  22. ncbi request reprint Role of family history and 5-HTTLPR polymorphism in female seasonal affective disorder patients with and without premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    Nicole Praschak-Rieder
    Department of General Psychiatry, University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 12:129-34. 2002
    ..The elevated rate of affective disorders in relatives of patients with SAD and PMDD suggests higher genetic vulnerability in this subgroup when compared to patients with SAD alone...
  23. ncbi request reprint European College of Neuropsychopharmacology - 16th Congress. 20-24 September 2003, Prague, Czech Republic
    Dietmar Winkler
    University Hospital for Psychiatry, Vienna, Austria
    IDrugs 6:1020-3. 2003
  24. ncbi request reprint Menstrual disturbances a rare side-effect of bright-light therapy
    Edda Pjrek
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 7:239-40. 2004
  25. ncbi request reprint Psychosis as a possible side-effect of treatment with glatiramer acetate
    Edda Pjrek
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 8:487-8. 2005