M Maes

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Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi The immune-inflammatory pathophysiology of fibromyalgia: increased serum soluble gp130, the common signal transducer protein of various neurotrophic cytokines
    M Maes
    University Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Research Center for Mental Health CRC MH, Antwerp, Belgium
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 24:371-83. 1999
  2. ncbi Lower serum zinc in major depression in relation to changes in serum acute phase proteins
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health CRC MH, University Department of Psychiatry, AZ Stuivenberg, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 56:189-94. 1999
  3. ncbi Changes in platelet alpha-2-adrenoceptors in fibromyalgia: effects of treatment with antidepressants
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, Antwerp, Belgium
    Neuropsychobiology 40:129-33. 1999
  4. ncbi In vitro immunoregulatory effects of lithium in healthy volunteers
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, University Department of Psychiatry, AZ Stuivenberg, Antwerp, Belgium
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 143:401-7. 1999
  5. ncbi Higher serum prolyl endopeptidase activity in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 53:27-34. 1999
  6. ncbi Lowered omega3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in serum phospholipids and cholesteryl esters of depressed patients
    M Maes
    University Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, Antwerp, Belgium
    Psychiatry Res 85:275-91. 1999
  7. ncbi Pindolol and mianserin augment the antidepressant activity of fluoxetine in hospitalized major depressed patients, including those with treatment resistance
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 19:177-82. 1999
  8. ncbi Lower activity of serum peptidases in abstinent alcohol-dependent patients
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, Antwerp, Belgium
    Alcohol 17:1-6. 1999
  9. ncbi The two-factorial symptom structure of post-traumatic stress disorder: depression-avoidance and arousal-anxiety
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, Antwerp, Belgium
    Psychiatry Res 81:195-210. 1998
  10. ncbi Serotonin-immune interactions in detoxified chronic alcoholic patients without apparent liver disease: activation of the inflammatory response system and lower plasma total tryptophan
    M Maes
    University Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, Antwerp, Belgium
    Psychiatry Res 78:151-61. 1998

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  1. ncbi The immune-inflammatory pathophysiology of fibromyalgia: increased serum soluble gp130, the common signal transducer protein of various neurotrophic cytokines
    M Maes
    University Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Research Center for Mental Health CRC MH, Antwerp, Belgium
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 24:371-83. 1999
    ....
  2. ncbi Lower serum zinc in major depression in relation to changes in serum acute phase proteins
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health CRC MH, University Department of Psychiatry, AZ Stuivenberg, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 56:189-94. 1999
    ..It is suggested that lower serum Zn in depression may be secondary to sequestration of metallothionein in the liver, which may be related to increased production of interleukin-6...
  3. ncbi Changes in platelet alpha-2-adrenoceptors in fibromyalgia: effects of treatment with antidepressants
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, Antwerp, Belgium
    Neuropsychobiology 40:129-33. 1999
    ..The results suggest that fibromyalgia and, in particular, fibromyalgia in an early phase of illness, is accompanied by lowered affinity of platelet alpha(2)-ARs...
  4. ncbi In vitro immunoregulatory effects of lithium in healthy volunteers
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, University Department of Psychiatry, AZ Stuivenberg, Antwerp, Belgium
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 143:401-7. 1999
    ..Lithium is effective in the treatment and prophylaxis of major depression and shows significant immunoregulatory functions...
  5. ncbi Higher serum prolyl endopeptidase activity in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 53:27-34. 1999
    ..4.21.26), a cytosolic endopeptidase, which cleaves peptide bonds on the carboxylside of proline in proteins of relatively small molecular mass...
  6. ncbi Lowered omega3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in serum phospholipids and cholesteryl esters of depressed patients
    M Maes
    University Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, Antwerp, Belgium
    Psychiatry Res 85:275-91. 1999
    ....
  7. ncbi Pindolol and mianserin augment the antidepressant activity of fluoxetine in hospitalized major depressed patients, including those with treatment resistance
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 19:177-82. 1999
    ....
  8. ncbi Lower activity of serum peptidases in abstinent alcohol-dependent patients
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, Antwerp, Belgium
    Alcohol 17:1-6. 1999
    ..These results show that lower serum DPP IV and PEP activity may be related to the pathophysiology of alcohol dependence...
  9. ncbi The two-factorial symptom structure of post-traumatic stress disorder: depression-avoidance and arousal-anxiety
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, Antwerp, Belgium
    Psychiatry Res 81:195-210. 1998
    ..It is more appropriate to express PTSD in terms of general severity of PTSD and severity of the DAV and AA dimensions...
  10. ncbi Serotonin-immune interactions in detoxified chronic alcoholic patients without apparent liver disease: activation of the inflammatory response system and lower plasma total tryptophan
    M Maes
    University Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, Antwerp, Belgium
    Psychiatry Res 78:151-61. 1998
    ..Lower CC16 may be one factor predisposing chronic alcoholic patients toward infectious disorders...
  11. ncbi Influence of academic examination stress on hematological measurements in subjectively healthy volunteers
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, Antwerp, Belgium
    Psychiatry Res 80:201-12. 1998
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  12. ncbi Effects of psychological stress on serum prolyl endopeptidase and dipeptidyl peptidase IV activity in humans: higher serum prolyl endopeptidase activity is related to stress-induced anxiety
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health CRC MH, Antwerp, Belgium
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 23:485-95. 1998
    ..Serum PEP and DPP IV activity were significantly higher in men than in women. The results suggest that increased baseline serum PEP activity is related to stress-induced anxiety...
  13. ncbi Epidemiologic and phenomenological aspects of post-traumatic stress disorder: DSM-III-R diagnosis and diagnostic criteria not validated
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, University Department of Psychiatry, AZ Stuivenberg, Antwerpen, Belgium
    Psychiatry Res 81:179-93. 1998
    ..e. gender, type of trauma and time delay between the trauma and the assessment of the diagnostic criteria...
  14. ncbi Influence of psychological stress on immune-inflammatory variables in normal humans. Part II. Altered serum concentrations of natural anti-inflammatory agents and soluble membrane antigens of monocytes and T lymphocytes
    C Song
    Clinical Research Centre for Mental Health, University Department of Psychiatry, Antwerpen, Belgium
    Psychiatry Res 85:293-303. 1999
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  15. ncbi Inflammatory markers in younger vs elderly normal volunteers and in patients with Alzheimer's disease
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, Antwerp University, Department of Psychiatry, Belgium
    J Psychiatr Res 33:397-405. 1999
    ..The aims of the present study were to examine the peripheral IRS in normal aging and in SDAT patients...
  16. ncbi Serotonin-immune interactions in major depression: lower serum tryptophan as a marker of an immune-inflammatory response
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health (CRC-MH, University Department of Psychiatry, Antwerp, Belgium
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 247:154-61. 1997
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  17. ncbi Effects of pregnancy and delivery on serum prolyl endopeptidase (PEP) activity: alterations in serum PEP are related to increased anxiety in the early puerperium and to postpartum depression
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health CRC MH, University Department of Psychiatry, AZ Stuivenberg, 267 Lange Beedekensstraat, 2060, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 57:125-37. 2000
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  18. ncbi Anti-Inflammatory effects of antidepressants through suppression of the interferon-gamma/interleukin-10 production ratio
    M Kubera
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 21:199-206. 2001
    ..It is suggested that the therapeutic efficacy of antidepressants may be related to their negative immunoregulatory effects...
  19. ncbi Lower serum vitamin E concentrations in major depression. Another marker of lowered antioxidant defenses in that illness
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health CRC MH, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 58:241-6. 2000
    ..Vitamin E is the major fat soluble antioxidant in the body. The aim of the present study is to examine serum vitamin E concentrations in major depressed patients versus normal volunteers...
  20. ncbi Risk and preventive factors of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): alcohol consumption and intoxication prior to a traumatic event diminishes the relative risk to develop PTSD in response to that trauma
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health CRC MH, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Affect Disord 63:113-21. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effects of the above risk factors and preventive factors, such as alcohol consumption, on the development of PTSD...
  21. ncbi Neuroendocrine and immune aspects of fibromyalgia
    D van West
    Clinical Research Centre for Mental Health (CRC-MH, Antwerp, Belgium
    BioDrugs 15:521-31. 2001
    ..e. valine, leucine and isoleucine. Since there is evidence that BCAA supplementation decreases muscle catabolism and has ergogenic values, a supplemental trial with BCAAs in fibromyalgia appears to be justified...
  22. ncbi Lowered serum dipeptidyl peptidase IV activity in patients with anorexia and bulimia nervosa
    D van West
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, Antwerp, Belgium
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 250:86-92. 2000
    ..It is hypothesised that a combined dysregulation of DPP IV and neuroactive peptides, which are substrates of DPP IV, e.g. neuropeptide Y and peptide YY, could be an integral component of eating disorders...
  23. ncbi Immunoendocrine aspects of major depression. Relationships between plasma interleukin-6 and soluble interleukin-2 receptor, prolactin and cortisol
    M Maes
    CRC-MH, Department of Psychiatry, AZ Stuivenberg, Antwerp, Belgium
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 245:172-8. 1995
    ..There were also significant positive correlations between plasma prolactin and sIL-2R concentrations in major depressed subjects and in the combined groups of normal and major depressed subjects...
  24. ncbi Linear CT-scan measurements in alcohol-dependent patients with and without delirium tremens
    M Maes
    Clinical Research Center for Mental Health, Antwerp, Belgium
    Alcohol 20:117-23. 2000
    ..The results suggest that alcohol dependence is characterized by prefrontal atrophy, and that frontal cortical and temporal (sub)cortical atrophy may be related to the development of delirium tremens...
  25. ncbi Plasma-soluble interleukin-2 and transferrin receptor in schizophrenia and major depression
    M Maes
    University Department of Psychiatry, AZ Stuivenberg, Antwerp, Belgium
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 244:325-9. 1995
    ..It is suggested that schizophrenia and major depression are characterized by immune disorders that may indicate activation of cell-mediated immunity such as T-cell activation...