E M Weiss

Summary

Affiliation: University of Innsbruck
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi The effects of second-generation antipsychotics on cognitive functioning and psychosocial outcome in schizophrenia
    Elisabeth M Weiss
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck University Clinics, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck University Clinics, Anichtrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 162:11-7. 2002
  2. ncbi Differential effect of catechol-O-methyltransferase Val158Met genotype on emotional recognition abilities in healthy men and women
    Elisabeth M Weiss
    Department of General Psychiatry, Innsbruck Medical, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:881-7. 2007
  3. ncbi Brain activation patterns during a selective attention test--a functional MRI study in healthy volunteers and unmedicated patients during an acute episode of schizophrenia
    Elisabeth M Weiss
    Department of General Psychiatry, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Psychiatry Res 154:31-40. 2007
  4. ncbi Gender differences in facial emotion recognition in persons with chronic schizophrenia
    Elisabeth M Weiss
    Department of General Psychiatry, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur Psychiatry 22:116-22. 2007
  5. ncbi Sex differences in clustering and switching in verbal fluency tasks
    Elisabeth M Weiss
    Department of General Psychiatry, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:502-9. 2006
  6. ncbi Language lateralization in unmedicated patients during an acute episode of schizophrenia: a functional MRI study
    Elisabeth M Weiss
    Department of General Psychiatry, Anichstrasse 35, Innsbruck Medical University, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Psychiatry Res 146:185-90. 2006
  7. ncbi [Gender differences in cognitive functions]
    E M Weiss
    Universitätsklinik für Psychiatrie, Abteilung für Allgemeine Psychiatrie, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 73:587-95. 2005
  8. ncbi Brain activation pattern during a verbal fluency test in healthy male and female volunteers: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    E M Weiss
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck University Clinics, Innsbruck, Austria
    Neurosci Lett 352:191-4. 2003
  9. ncbi Brain activation patterns during a verbal fluency test-a functional MRI study in healthy volunteers and patients with schizophrenia
    Elisabeth M Weiss
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck University Clinics, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Schizophr Res 70:287-91. 2004
  10. ncbi Brain activation patterns during a selective attention test-a functional MRI study in healthy volunteers and patients with schizophrenia
    Elisabeth M Weiss
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck University Clinics, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Psychiatry Res 123:1-15. 2003

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi The effects of second-generation antipsychotics on cognitive functioning and psychosocial outcome in schizophrenia
    Elisabeth M Weiss
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck University Clinics, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck University Clinics, Anichtrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 162:11-7. 2002
    ..In this context it also addresses several methodological and conceptional issues that limited the comparison of these studies...
  2. ncbi Differential effect of catechol-O-methyltransferase Val158Met genotype on emotional recognition abilities in healthy men and women
    Elisabeth M Weiss
    Department of General Psychiatry, Innsbruck Medical, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:881-7. 2007
    ..Additional research is needed to further define the neurocognitive phenotypes associated with COMT polymorphisms...
  3. ncbi Brain activation patterns during a selective attention test--a functional MRI study in healthy volunteers and unmedicated patients during an acute episode of schizophrenia
    Elisabeth M Weiss
    Department of General Psychiatry, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Psychiatry Res 154:31-40. 2007
    ..Treatment with second generation antipsychotics may improve executive performance in patients with schizophrenia and facilitate a normalization of functional hypofrontality after symptomatic improvement...
  4. ncbi Gender differences in facial emotion recognition in persons with chronic schizophrenia
    Elisabeth M Weiss
    Department of General Psychiatry, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur Psychiatry 22:116-22. 2007
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  5. ncbi Sex differences in clustering and switching in verbal fluency tasks
    Elisabeth M Weiss
    Department of General Psychiatry, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:502-9. 2006
    ..In the current study, women adopted a more successful strategy of balancing clustering and switching in the phonemic fluency task...
  6. ncbi Language lateralization in unmedicated patients during an acute episode of schizophrenia: a functional MRI study
    Elisabeth M Weiss
    Department of General Psychiatry, Anichstrasse 35, Innsbruck Medical University, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Psychiatry Res 146:185-90. 2006
    ..These results suggest that decreased language lateralization is also evident in unmedicated patients experiencing an acute episode of schizophrenia...
  7. ncbi [Gender differences in cognitive functions]
    E M Weiss
    Universitätsklinik für Psychiatrie, Abteilung für Allgemeine Psychiatrie, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 73:587-95. 2005
    ..Furthermore we summarize the results from functional MRI experiments, which is a useful tool for noninvasively localizing areas in the brain involved in specific cognitive functions...
  8. ncbi Brain activation pattern during a verbal fluency test in healthy male and female volunteers: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    E M Weiss
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck University Clinics, Innsbruck, Austria
    Neurosci Lett 352:191-4. 2003
    ..Our data argue against genuine between-sex differences in cerebral activation patterns during lexical verbal fluency activities when confounding factors like performance differences are excluded...
  9. ncbi Brain activation patterns during a verbal fluency test-a functional MRI study in healthy volunteers and patients with schizophrenia
    Elisabeth M Weiss
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck University Clinics, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Schizophr Res 70:287-91. 2004
    ..These data indicate that high-functioning schizophrenia patients show a reduced language lateralization of the frontal cortex compared to healthy controls...
  10. ncbi Brain activation patterns during a selective attention test-a functional MRI study in healthy volunteers and patients with schizophrenia
    Elisabeth M Weiss
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck University Clinics, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Psychiatry Res 123:1-15. 2003
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  11. doi Impairment in emotion recognition abilities in patients with mild cognitive impairment, early and moderate Alzheimer disease compared with healthy comparison subjects
    Elisabeth M Weiss
    Department of General Psychiatry, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:974-80. 2008
    ..To investigate emotion discrimination abilities in healthy comparison subjects, patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), early and moderate Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  12. ncbi An FMRI study of episodic encoding and recognition of words in patients with schizophrenia in remission
    Alex Hofer
    Department of Biological Psychiatry and Radiology, Innsbruck University Clinics, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Am J Psychiatry 160:911-8. 2003
    ..Verbal memory deficits are among the most severe cognitive deficits observed in patients with schizophrenia. This study examined patterns of brain activity during episodic encoding and recognition of words in patients with schizophrenia...
  13. ncbi Psychiatric hospitalizations during the last 12 months before suicide
    Eberhard A Deisenhammer
    Department of General Psychiatry, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:63-5. 2007
    ..In this study, the rates, numbers and lengths of psychiatric hospitalizations of suicide victims during the last year before their suicide commission were assessed...
  14. ncbi Neural correlates of episodic encoding and recognition of words in unmedicated patients during an acute episode of schizophrenia: a functional MRI study
    Alex Hofer
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck University Clinics, Austria
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1802-8. 2003
    ..The same procedure was used in this study to investigate unmedicated patients during an acute episode of schizophrenia...
  15. ncbi Compliance in schizophrenia: psychopathology, side effects, and patients' attitudes toward the illness and medication
    Maria A Rettenbacher
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck University Clinics, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1211-8. 2004
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  16. ncbi No deterioration of cognitive performance in an aggressive unilateral and bilateral antidepressant rTMS add-on trial
    Armand Hausmann
    Department of General Psychiatry, University Hospital Innsbruck, Austria
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:772-82. 2004
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  17. ncbi QTc variability in schizophrenia patients treated with antipsychotics and healthy controls
    Maria A Rettenbacher
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck University Hospital, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:206-10. 2005
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  18. ncbi Second-generation antipsychotics: is there evidence for sex differences in pharmacokinetic and adverse effect profiles?
    Wolfgang Aichhorn
    Department of General Psychiatry, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Drug Saf 29:587-98. 2006
    ..Data that are more specific will help determine the extent to which these differences will have implications for clinical management...
  19. ncbi Direct molecular haplotyping of multiple polymorphisms within exon 4 of the human catechol-O-methyltransferase gene by liquid chromatography-electrospray ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry
    Herbert Oberacher
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Muellerstrasse 44, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anal Bioanal Chem 386:83-91. 2006
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  20. ncbi The duration of the suicidal process: how much time is left for intervention between consideration and accomplishment of a suicide attempt?
    Eberhard A Deisenhammer
    Department of General Psychiatry, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:19-24. 2009
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate suicide attempters' reports on the length of the period between consideration and accomplishment of a suicide attempt...
  21. ncbi Suicide victims' contacts with physicians during the year before death
    Eberhard A Deisenhammer
    Department of General Psychiatry, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 257:480-5. 2007
    ..Taking contact behavior changes into account may increase the chance to identify individuals at risk and thus may contribute to suicide prevention...
  22. ncbi [Dementia and music]
    Manuela Kerer
    Abteilung für Allgemeine Psychiatrie, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck
    Neuropsychiatr 23:4-14. 2009
    ..Further research is warranted to investigate the long term influence of music therapy on patients suffering from dementia...
  23. ncbi Longitudinal volumetric MRI study in first- and multiple-episode male schizophrenia patients
    Alexandra B Whitworth
    Psychiatry Res 140:225-37. 2005
    ..Our results do not support the hypothesis that schizophrenia leads to progressive volume reduction in these areas, although there may be a subset of patients with morphologically visible disease progression...
  24. pmc Quantitative MRI measures of orbitofrontal cortex in patients with chronic schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder
    Matthew J Hoptman
    Nathan S Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
    Psychiatry Res 140:133-45. 2005
    ..Larger left OFC gray matter volumes and larger OFC white matter volumes bilaterally were associated with greater levels of aggression. These findings are discussed in the context of potential iatrogenic effects...