K Bechter

Summary

Affiliation: Abteilung Psychiatrie II
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Therapy-resistant depression with fatigue. A case of presumed streptococcal-associated autoimmune disorder]
    K Bechter
    Abteilung Psychiatrie II, Bezirkskrankenhaus der Universität Ulm, Ludwig Heilmeyer Str 2, 89312 Günzburg
    Nervenarzt 78:338, 340-1. 2007
  2. pmc Diagnosis of infectious or inflammatory psychosyndromes
    Karl Bechter
    Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Ulm University, Germany
    Open Neurol J 6:113-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint [Schizophrenia--a mild encephalitis?]
    K Bechter
    Abteilung Psychiatrie, Bezirkskrankenhaus Günzburg
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 81:250-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Updating the mild encephalitis hypothesis of schizophrenia
    K Bechter
    Ulm University, Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Ludwig Heilmeyer Str 2, D 89312 Günzburg, Germany
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 42:71-91. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint [The mild encephalitis-hypothesis--new findings and studies]
    Karl Bechter
    Psychiatrie II der Universität Ulm, Bezirkskrankenhaus Günzburg
    Psychiatr Prax 31:S41-3. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint [Against: is monotherapy the gold standard of psychopharmacology?]
    Karl Bechter
    Bezirkskrankenhaus Günzburg, Ludwig Heilmeyer Strasse 2, 89312 Günzburg
    Psychiatr Prax 33:208-10. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid analysis in affective and schizophrenic spectrum disorders: identification of subgroups with immune responses and blood-CSF barrier dysfunction
    K Bechter
    Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Ulm University, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 44:321-30. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Personality disorders improved after arachnoid cyst neurosurgery, then rediagnosed as 'minor' organic personality disorders
    Karl Bechter
    Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Ulm University, Department of Psychotherapeutic Medicine and Psychosomatics, Bezirkskrankenhaus Günzburg, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 184:196-200. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint [Cerebrospinal fluid filtration as experimental therapy in therapy refractory psychoses in Borna disease virus seropositive patients. Therapeutic effects, findings]
    Karl Bechter
    Abteilung Psychiatrie II der Universität Ulm, Bezirkskrankenhaus Günzburg, Ludwig Heilmeyer Strasse 2, 89312 Günzburg
    Psychiatr Prax 30:S216-20. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Flow cytometric analysis of T cell subsets in paired samples of cerebrospinal fluid and peripheral blood from patients with neurological and psychiatric disorders
    Horst G Maxeiner
    Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Ulm University, Ludwig Heilmeyer Str 2, D 89312 Guenzburg, Germany
    Brain Behav Immun 23:134-42. 2009

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint [Therapy-resistant depression with fatigue. A case of presumed streptococcal-associated autoimmune disorder]
    K Bechter
    Abteilung Psychiatrie II, Bezirkskrankenhaus der Universität Ulm, Ludwig Heilmeyer Str 2, 89312 Günzburg
    Nervenarzt 78:338, 340-1. 2007
    ..With penicillin treatment and tonsillectomy, therapy-resistant depression improved. We suggest that the whole syndrome was streptococcal-associated autoimmune disease...
  2. pmc Diagnosis of infectious or inflammatory psychosyndromes
    Karl Bechter
    Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Ulm University, Germany
    Open Neurol J 6:113-8. 2012
    ..Correlation does not demonstrate causality. Therefore the principles and consensus recommendations, and limitations of causal inference to categorize psychosyndromes as be-ing 'organic', is to be discussed in detail...
  3. doi request reprint [Schizophrenia--a mild encephalitis?]
    K Bechter
    Abteilung Psychiatrie, Bezirkskrankenhaus Günzburg
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 81:250-9. 2013
    ..g., activated monocytes or proteome changes in blood and slight CSF pathologies in more than 60 % of therapy-resistant schizophrenia, or activated microglia and dysconnectivity in neuroimaging...
  4. doi request reprint Updating the mild encephalitis hypothesis of schizophrenia
    K Bechter
    Ulm University, Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Ludwig Heilmeyer Str 2, D 89312 Günzburg, Germany
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 42:71-91. 2013
    ..Considering recent investigations of CSF, the ME schizophrenia subgroup may constitute approximately 40% of cases...
  5. ncbi request reprint [The mild encephalitis-hypothesis--new findings and studies]
    Karl Bechter
    Psychiatrie II der Universität Ulm, Bezirkskrankenhaus Günzburg
    Psychiatr Prax 31:S41-3. 2004
    ..Add-on-therapy with Cox-II-blockers or valacyclovir improved acute schizophrenia, CSF filtration some cases of therapy resistant psychoses...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Against: is monotherapy the gold standard of psychopharmacology?]
    Karl Bechter
    Bezirkskrankenhaus Günzburg, Ludwig Heilmeyer Strasse 2, 89312 Günzburg
    Psychiatr Prax 33:208-10. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid analysis in affective and schizophrenic spectrum disorders: identification of subgroups with immune responses and blood-CSF barrier dysfunction
    K Bechter
    Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Ulm University, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 44:321-30. 2010
    ..CSF analysis is shown to be a useful diagnostic tool for differential diagnosis in psychiatric diseases...
  8. doi request reprint Personality disorders improved after arachnoid cyst neurosurgery, then rediagnosed as 'minor' organic personality disorders
    Karl Bechter
    Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Ulm University, Department of Psychotherapeutic Medicine and Psychosomatics, Bezirkskrankenhaus Günzburg, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 184:196-200. 2010
    ..The established rules for AC neurosurgery should be reconsidered at least when therapy-resistant psychiatric disorders are observed in AC sufferers...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Cerebrospinal fluid filtration as experimental therapy in therapy refractory psychoses in Borna disease virus seropositive patients. Therapeutic effects, findings]
    Karl Bechter
    Abteilung Psychiatrie II der Universität Ulm, Bezirkskrankenhaus Günzburg, Ludwig Heilmeyer Strasse 2, 89312 Günzburg
    Psychiatr Prax 30:S216-20. 2003
    ..CSFF appears to be an effective treatment in therapy resistant psychosis also, but only 4 patients were treated yet...
  10. doi request reprint Flow cytometric analysis of T cell subsets in paired samples of cerebrospinal fluid and peripheral blood from patients with neurological and psychiatric disorders
    Horst G Maxeiner
    Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Ulm University, Ludwig Heilmeyer Str 2, D 89312 Guenzburg, Germany
    Brain Behav Immun 23:134-42. 2009
    ..The analysis of lymphocyte subsets in PB and CSF constitutes a novel promising tool to understand underlying pathomechanisms in psychiatric and neurological disorders on an individual case level...
  11. ncbi request reprint High-avidity human serum antibodies recognizing linear epitopes of Borna disease virus proteins
    Christian Billich
    Department of Virology, Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 51:979-87. 2002
    ..We further characterized the specificity of these antibodies...