Friedrich Martin Wurst

Summary

Affiliation: Paracelsus Private Medical University
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [What ethanol metabolites as biological markers tell us about alcohol use]
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Universitätsklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie II, Christian Doppler Klinik, Salzburger Landeskliniken, Paracelsus Medical University PMU, Ignaz Harrer Straße 79, 5020, Salzburg, Osterreich
    Wien Med Wochenschr 164:25-33. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Estimating the prevalence of drinking problems among physicians
    Friedrich M Wurst
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Christian Doppler Hospital, Paracelsus Medical University, A 5020, Salzburg, Austria Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:561-4. 2013
  3. doi request reprint How therapists react to patient's suicide: findings and consequences for health care professionals' wellbeing
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Christian Doppler Hospital, Paracelsus Medical University, A 5020 Salzburg, Austria Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:565-70. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Characterization of sialic acid index of plasma apolipoprotein J and phosphatidylethanol during alcohol detoxification--a pilot study
    Friedrich M Wurst
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Christian Doppler Clinic, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:251-7. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Gender differences for ghrelin levels in alcohol-dependent patients and differences between alcoholics and healthy controls
    Friedrich M Wurst
    Psychiatric University Clinic, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:2006-11. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Alcoholism, craving, and hormones: the role of leptin, ghrelin, prolactin, and the pro-opiomelanocortin system in modulating ethanol intake
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Christian Doppler Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II Addiction Medicine, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:1963-7. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Assessment of alcohol use among methadone maintenance patients by direct ethanol metabolites and self-reports
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Christian Doppler Clinic, Department for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II Addiction Medicine, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:1552-7. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Phosphatidylethanol: normalization during detoxification, gender aspects and correlation with other biomarkers and self-reports
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Christian Doppler Clinic, Paracelsus Medical University, Ignaz Harrer Strasse 79, Salzburg, Austria
    Addict Biol 15:88-95. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Patient suicide: a survey of therapists' reactions
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Psychiatric University Clinic, Basel, Switzerland
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:328-36. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Optimizing heroin-assisted treatment (HAT): assessment of the contribution of direct ethanol metabolites in identifying hazardous and harmful alcohol use
    Friedrich M Wurst
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Christian Doppler Hospital, Paracelsus Medical University, Ignaz Harrer Straße 79, Salzburg A 5020, Austria
    Drug Alcohol Depend 115:57-61. 2011

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. doi request reprint [What ethanol metabolites as biological markers tell us about alcohol use]
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Universitätsklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie II, Christian Doppler Klinik, Salzburger Landeskliniken, Paracelsus Medical University PMU, Ignaz Harrer Straße 79, 5020, Salzburg, Osterreich
    Wien Med Wochenschr 164:25-33. 2014
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Estimating the prevalence of drinking problems among physicians
    Friedrich M Wurst
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Christian Doppler Hospital, Paracelsus Medical University, A 5020, Salzburg, Austria Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:561-4. 2013
    ..The aim of the current study is to derive more precise prevalence estimates of alcohol problems in physicians by correcting for false-positive and false-negative results...
  3. doi request reprint How therapists react to patient's suicide: findings and consequences for health care professionals' wellbeing
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Christian Doppler Hospital, Paracelsus Medical University, A 5020 Salzburg, Austria Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:565-70. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Characterization of sialic acid index of plasma apolipoprotein J and phosphatidylethanol during alcohol detoxification--a pilot study
    Friedrich M Wurst
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Christian Doppler Clinic, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:251-7. 2012
    ..The aim of the pilot study was to explore sensitivity, specificity, and normalization of SIJ and PEth in comparison with traditional and emerging biomarkers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Gender differences for ghrelin levels in alcohol-dependent patients and differences between alcoholics and healthy controls
    Friedrich M Wurst
    Psychiatric University Clinic, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:2006-11. 2007
    ..Since data published to date on the potential role of ghrelin as state and/or trait marker in alcoholism and the association with craving are controversial, we aimed at further elucidating these aspects. Patients and..
  6. ncbi request reprint Alcoholism, craving, and hormones: the role of leptin, ghrelin, prolactin, and the pro-opiomelanocortin system in modulating ethanol intake
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Christian Doppler Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II Addiction Medicine, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:1963-7. 2007
    ..The goal of this mini-review is to discuss the results of some recent investigations of the potential interactions of these systems with acute and chronic alcohol responses...
  7. doi request reprint Assessment of alcohol use among methadone maintenance patients by direct ethanol metabolites and self-reports
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Christian Doppler Clinic, Department for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II Addiction Medicine, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:1552-7. 2008
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Phosphatidylethanol: normalization during detoxification, gender aspects and correlation with other biomarkers and self-reports
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Christian Doppler Clinic, Paracelsus Medical University, Ignaz Harrer Strasse 79, Salzburg, Austria
    Addict Biol 15:88-95. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Patient suicide: a survey of therapists' reactions
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Psychiatric University Clinic, Basel, Switzerland
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:328-36. 2010
    ..Our data suggest that identifying the severely distressed subgroup could be done using a visual analogue scale for overall distress. As a consequence, more specific and intensified help could be provided to these individuals...
  10. doi request reprint Optimizing heroin-assisted treatment (HAT): assessment of the contribution of direct ethanol metabolites in identifying hazardous and harmful alcohol use
    Friedrich M Wurst
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Christian Doppler Hospital, Paracelsus Medical University, Ignaz Harrer Straße 79, Salzburg A 5020, Austria
    Drug Alcohol Depend 115:57-61. 2011
    ..Our study aims to assess alcohol intake among HAT patients by self-reports compared to direct ethanol metabolites...
  11. doi request reprint The therapist's reaction to a patient's suicide: results of a survey and implicationsfor health care professionals’well-being
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Psychiatric University Clinic, Basel, Switzerland
    Crisis 32:99-105. 2011
    ..A substantial proportion of therapists experience the loss of a patient to suicide at some point during their professional life...
  12. ncbi request reprint Assessment of alcohol consumption among hepatitis C-positive people receiving opioid maintenance treatment using direct ethanol metabolites and self-report: a pilot study
    Friedrich M Wurst
    Psychiatric University Clinics, Switzerland
    Addict Biol 13:416-22. 2008
    ..Further research on the diagnostic accuracy of direct ethanol metabolites, including the use of phosphatidylethanol (PEth), in this setting is needed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Phosphatidylethanol as a sensitive and specific biomarker: comparison with gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase, mean corpuscular volume and carbohydrate-deficient transferrin
    Susanne Hartmann
    Psychiatric University Clinic, Basel, Switzerland
    Addict Biol 12:81-4. 2007
    ..802). Our data suggest that PEth has potential to be a sensitive and specific biomarker, having been found in previous studies to indicate longer lasting intake of higher amounts of alcohol...
  14. ncbi request reprint Concentration of fatty acid ethyl esters in hair of alcoholics: comparison to other biological state markers and self reported-ethanol intake
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Psychiatric University Hospital and Department Central Laboratory, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Alcohol 39:33-8. 2004
    ..Additionally, we propose a cut-off value of FAEE to distinguish teetotallers/moderate/social drinkers from alcoholics or individuals drinking at harmful levels...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ethyl sulphate: a direct ethanol metabolite reflecting recent alcohol consumption
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Psychiatric University Clinic, Basel, Switzerland
    Addiction 101:204-11. 2006
    ..Although its window of assessment is similar to that of ethyl glucuronide (EtG), there are differences between the two markers in their pathways for formation and degradation...
  16. doi request reprint Measurement of direct ethanol metabolites suggests higher rate of alcohol use among pregnant women than found with the AUDIT--a pilot study in a population-based sample of Swedish women
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Psychiatric University Clinic, Basel, Switzerland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:407.e1-5. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to investigate whether biomarkers of alcohol consumption would provide additional information to the use of a validated alcohol questionnaire in pregnant women...
  17. ncbi request reprint No significant effect of acute moderate alcohol intake on leptin levels in healthy male volunteers
    Gerhard Dammann
    Psychiatric University Clinic, Basel, Switzerland
    Addict Biol 10:357-64. 2005
    ..The data do not support the hypothesis of a significant effect of acute moderate alcohol intake on leptin levels in healthy volunteers...
  18. ncbi request reprint Ethyl glucuronide discloses recent covert alcohol use not detected by standard testing in forensic psychiatric inpatients
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Basel, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, CH 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:471-6. 2003
    ..Our aim was to assess their potential for detecting recent covert alcohol use under controlled conditions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Ethyl glucuronide: on the time course of excretion in urine during detoxification
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Basel, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, CH 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    Addict Biol 7:427-34. 2002
    ..Furthermore our preliminary data indicate, that there is no significant difference for EtG concentration in urine when correlated to group variables such as age, seizures and hospitalizations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Leptin levels of alcohol abstainers and detoxification patients are not different
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Psychiatric University Clinic and Department Central Laboratory, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Alcohol 38:364-8. 2003
    ..Our goal was to evaluate the potential of leptin as a state and trait marker and to rule out the role of current alcohol intoxication on leptin levels...
  21. ncbi request reprint Ethyl glucuronide--the direct ethanol metabolite on the threshold from science to routine use
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Addiction 98:51-61. 2003
    ..EtG seems to meet the need for a sensitive and specific marker to elucidate alcohol use not detected by standard testing...
  22. ncbi request reprint On sensitivity, specificity, and the influence of various parameters on ethyl glucuronide levels in urine--results from the WHO/ISBRA study
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:1220-8. 2004
    ..Our aim was to study sensitivity, specificity, and the influence of various parameters on EtG levels in urine...
  23. doi request reprint Measurement of direct ethanol metabolites in a case of a former driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol offender, now claiming abstinence
    Friedrich M Wurst
    Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Legal Med 122:235-9. 2008
    ..A careful individual interpretation of the results for the different markers, however, is an absolute necessity...
  24. ncbi request reprint The ethanol conjugate ethyl glucuronide is a useful marker of recent alcohol consumption
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:1114-9. 2002
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Risk factors for suicide attempts in patients with alcohol dependence or abuse and a history of depressive symptoms: a subgroup analysis from the WHO/ISBRA study
    Ozgur Yaldizli
    Psychiatric University Clinics, Basel, Switzerland
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:64-74. 2010
    ..The aims were to determine risk factors and develop a prognostic predictor model for SA in a subgroup of patients with a history of alcohol dependence or abuse and depressive symptoms...
  26. ncbi request reprint A clinical lesson: glioblastoma multiforme masquerading as depression in a chronic alcoholic
    Benedikt Habermeyer
    Psychiatric University Clinic, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Alcohol 43:31-3. 2008
    ..To highlight the need to consider other medical conditions when the presentation initially appears to be alcohol-related...
  27. ncbi request reprint Multiple cerebral metastases mimicking Wernicke's encephalopathy in a chronic alcoholic
    Ozgur Yaldizli
    Psychiatric University Clinic, University of Basel, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Alcohol 41:678-80. 2006
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Distribution of ethyl glucuronide in rib bone marrow, other tissues and body liquids as proof of alcohol consumption before death
    Haiko Schloegl
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, Forensic Toxicology, University Hospital, Albertstr 9, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 156:213-8. 2006
    ..In these cases, the detectable ethanol might have been produced partially or in total by postmortem fermentation. However, instability of EtG during putrefaction cannot be totally excluded which might result in a total loss of EtG...
  29. ncbi request reprint Stability of ethyl glucuronide in urine, post-mortem tissue and blood samples
    Haiko Schloegl
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University Hospital, Albertstrasse 9, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 120:83-8. 2006
    ..Blood and liver samples of four corpses with negative BACs were stored at RT after addition of 0.1 g% ethanol, and no new formation of EtG was observed...
  30. ncbi request reprint No association of dopamine receptor sensitivity in vivo with genetic predisposition for alcoholism and DRD2/DRD3 gene polymorphisms in alcohol dependence
    Gerhard A Wiesbeck
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Addict Biol 11:72-5. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint [In-patient suicide -- a comparison of psychiatric in-patient suicides versus a control group of inpatients from the same treatment era without suicide]
    Manfred Wolfersdorf
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, BKH Bayreuth, Bayreuth
    Psychiatr Prax 30:14-20. 2003
    ..Suicides received more psychopharmaca...
  32. ncbi request reprint Forensic confirmatory analysis of ethyl sulfate--a new marker for alcohol consumption--by liquid-chromatography/electrospray ionization/tandem mass spectrometry
    Sebastian Dresen
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Forensic Toxicology, University Hospital, Freiburg, Germany
    J Am Soc Mass Spectrom 15:1644-8. 2004
    ..The determination of EtS can be used in addition to EtG as proof of ethanol consumption in workplace monitoring programs...