Martin Bohus

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint New developments in the neurobiology of borderline personality disorder
    Martin Bohus
    Central Institute of Mental Health Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, J 5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 6:43-50. 2004
  2. pmc Functional connectivity of pain-mediated affect regulation in Borderline Personality Disorder
    Inga Niedtfeld
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Central Institute of Mental Health Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e33293. 2012
  3. pmc Voxel-based morphometry in women with borderline personality disorder with and without comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder
    Inga Niedtfeld
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Central Institute of Mental Health Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e65824. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Body image disturbance in patients with borderline personality disorder: impact of eating disorders and perceived childhood sexual abuse
    Anne Dyer
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Body Image 10:220-5. 2013
  5. pmc Emotional learning during dissociative states in borderline personality disorder
    Ulrich W Ebner-Priemer
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 34:214-22. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Affect regulation and pain in borderline personality disorder: a possible link to the understanding of self-injury
    Inga Niedtfeld
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Central Institute of Mental Health Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 68:383-91. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Development and psychometric characteristics of the DSS-4 as a short instrument to assess dissociative experience during neuropsychological experiments
    Christian Stiglmayr
    Department of Education and Psychology, Freie University Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Psychopathology 42:370-4. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint [Development and characteristics of Dissociation-Tension-Scale acute (DSS-Akute)]
    Christian E Stiglmayr
    Freie Universitat Berlin, Arbeitsbereich für Psychotherapie und Beratung
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 53:287-94. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Stress regulation and incision in borderline personality disorder--a pilot study modeling cutting behavior
    Sarah Reitz
    Central Institute of Mental Health Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    J Pers Disord 26:605-15. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of naltrexone for dissociative symptoms in borderline personality disorder
    Christian Schmahl
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 27:61-8. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint New developments in the neurobiology of borderline personality disorder
    Martin Bohus
    Central Institute of Mental Health Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, J 5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 6:43-50. 2004
    ..Most of the neuropsychologic, physiologic, endocrinologic, and neuroimaging data support the theory that a dual brain pathology, affecting prefrontal and limbic circuits, may underlie this hyperarousal-dyscontrol syndrome...
  2. pmc Functional connectivity of pain-mediated affect regulation in Borderline Personality Disorder
    Inga Niedtfeld
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Central Institute of Mental Health Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e33293. 2012
    ..This study provides new insights in pain processing in BPD, including enhanced coupling of limbic structures and basal ganglia...
  3. pmc Voxel-based morphometry in women with borderline personality disorder with and without comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder
    Inga Niedtfeld
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Central Institute of Mental Health Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e65824. 2013
    ..We could replicate earlier findings of diminished limbic GMV in patients with BPD and additionally show that patients with co-morbid PTSD feature increased GMV in prefrontal regions associated with cognitive control...
  4. doi request reprint Body image disturbance in patients with borderline personality disorder: impact of eating disorders and perceived childhood sexual abuse
    Anne Dyer
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Body Image 10:220-5. 2013
    ..Results suggest a disturbance of cognitive-affective and behavioral components of body image in female BPD patients...
  5. pmc Emotional learning during dissociative states in borderline personality disorder
    Ulrich W Ebner-Priemer
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 34:214-22. 2009
    ..The aim of our study was to determine whether high states of dissociative experience would specifically alter emotional learning, but not declarative knowledge...
  6. doi request reprint Affect regulation and pain in borderline personality disorder: a possible link to the understanding of self-injury
    Inga Niedtfeld
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Central Institute of Mental Health Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 68:383-91. 2010
    ..Pain in BPD has further been observed to lead to a reduction in neural activity in the amygdala and anterior cingulate cortex, which may be attributed to patients' perception of relaxation...
  7. doi request reprint Development and psychometric characteristics of the DSS-4 as a short instrument to assess dissociative experience during neuropsychological experiments
    Christian Stiglmayr
    Department of Education and Psychology, Freie University Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Psychopathology 42:370-4. 2009
    ..Thus, we developed a brief instrument for repeated assessment of dissociation during single neuropsychological experiments and neuroimaging...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Development and characteristics of Dissociation-Tension-Scale acute (DSS-Akute)]
    Christian E Stiglmayr
    Freie Universitat Berlin, Arbeitsbereich für Psychotherapie und Beratung
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 53:287-94. 2003
    ..The DSS-acute is a reliable and valid instrument to assess present-time dissociative experiences as well as aversive inner tension. Current studies should further proof the sensitivity for changing symptomatology...
  9. doi request reprint Stress regulation and incision in borderline personality disorder--a pilot study modeling cutting behavior
    Sarah Reitz
    Central Institute of Mental Health Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    J Pers Disord 26:605-15. 2012
    ..Our preliminary results support the hypothesis that tissue damage may play a role in disturbed stress regulation in BPD...
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of naltrexone for dissociative symptoms in borderline personality disorder
    Christian Schmahl
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 27:61-8. 2012
    ..However, the effects were too small to reach statistical significance. Our data provide the first estimate of the pure pharmacological antidissociative efficacy of naltrexone from a rigorously designed trial...
  11. doi request reprint Metabolic alterations in the amygdala in borderline personality disorder: a proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy study
    Mareen Hoerst
    Department of Neuroimaging, Central Institute of Mental Health, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 67:399-405. 2010
    ..0 T in which we acquire data within only the small amygdala. The purpose of this study was to determine alterations of the metabolism in the amygdala in BPD patients...
  12. doi request reprint Evaluation of a DVD-based self-help program in highly socially anxious individuals--pilot study
    Anna K Mall
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, J5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Behav Ther 42:439-48. 2011
    ..24 to 0.65 in favor of the active intervention. The newly developed DVD-based self-help program seems to be a promising intervention for highly socially anxious individuals as it reduces social anxiety symptoms...
  13. ncbi request reprint State affective instability in borderline personality disorder assessed by ambulatory monitoring
    Ulrich W Ebner-Priemer
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Psychol Med 37:961-70. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the pattern of instability that characterizes BPD has not yet been identified...
  14. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Borderline Symptom List (BSL)
    Martin Bohus
    Department of Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Psychopathology 40:126-32. 2007
    ..The psychometric properties and validity of the BSL have been investigated in several studies...
  15. ncbi request reprint Elevated pain thresholds correlate with dissociation and aversive arousal in patients with borderline personality disorder
    Petra Ludäscher
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical School, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 149:291-6. 2007
    ..Measuring electric pain thresholds is a valid and reasonable method for larger studies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clonidine in acute aversive inner tension and self-injurious behavior in female patients with borderline personality disorder
    Alexandra Philipsen
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical School, Freiburg, Germany
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1414-9. 2004
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  17. doi request reprint Distress and affective dysregulation in patients with borderline personality disorder: a psychophysiological ambulatory monitoring study
    Ulrich W Ebner-Priemer
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, 68072 Mannheim, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:314-20. 2008
    ..Physiological arousal (heart rate) was related to distress in both groups. Our empirical findings emphasize training in labeling emotions and distress tolerance interventions in treatment for BPD...
  18. doi request reprint Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder as a potentially aggravating factor in borderline personality disorder
    Alexandra Philipsen
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Br J Psychiatry 192:118-23. 2008
    ..Clinical experience suggests that people with borderline personality disorder often meet criteria for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, empirical data are sparse...
  19. ncbi request reprint The impact of posttraumatic stress disorder on dysfunctional implicit and explicit emotions among women with borderline personality disorder
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:537-9. 2007
    ..Self-reported guilt proneness and implicit anxiety may mediate the negative impact of comorbid PTSD on women with BPD...
  20. ncbi request reprint Shame and implicit self-concept in women with borderline personality disorder
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Hauptstrasse 5, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Am J Psychiatry 164:500-8. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint Psychophysiological ambulatory assessment of affective dysregulation in borderline personality disorder
    Ulrich W Ebner-Priemer
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, Postfach 122120, 68072 Mannheim, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 150:265-75. 2007
    ..M., 1993. Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder. The Guildford Press, New York.] and suggest the potential utility for evaluating treatment outcome...
  22. doi request reprint Motives for nonsuicidal self-injury among women with borderline personality disorder
    Nikolaus Kleindienst
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:230-6. 2008
    ..NSSI was usually preceded by a large variety of negative feelings that were reported to clearly improve with NSSI. In conclusion, therapists should anticipate a multidimensional functional spectrum when exploring motives of NSSI...
  23. ncbi request reprint Measuring shame and guilt by self-report questionnaires: a validation study
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Hauptstrasse 5, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 150:313-25. 2007
    ..The discriminant validity of the TOSCA-3 to distinguish between shame- and guilt-proneness may be diminished in clinical samples. The measure of state shame (ESS) showed a large overlap with state anxiety...
  24. ncbi request reprint Altered pain processing in veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Elbert Geuze
    Department of Military Psychiatry, Central Military Hospital, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:76-85. 2007
    ..Several brain areas related to pain processing are implicated in PTSD. To our knowledge, no functional imaging study has discussed whether patients with PTSD experience and process pain in a different way than control subjects...
  25. ncbi request reprint Subtype differentiation of patients with borderline personality disorder using a circumplex model of interpersonal behavior
    Florian Leihener
    1 Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical School, Hauptstr 5, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:248-54. 2003
    ..Implications of these findings for future research and management of BPD are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Frontolimbic brain abnormalities in patients with borderline personality disorder: a volumetric magnetic resonance imaging study
    Ludger Tebartz van Elst
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 54:163-71. 2003
    ..We measured limbic and prefrontal brain volumes to test the hypothesis that frontolimbic brain pathology might be associated with borderline personality disorder...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of inpatient dialectical behavioral therapy for borderline personality disorder: a controlled trial
    Martin Bohus
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy with Polyclinic, Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg, Medical School, Hauptstrasse 5, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 42:487-99. 2004
    ..Within a relatively short time frame, improvement was found across a broad range of psychopathological features. Stability of the recovery after one month following discharge, however, was not evaluated and requires further study...
  28. ncbi request reprint Differential nociceptive deficits in patients with borderline personality disorder and self-injurious behavior: laser-evoked potentials, spatial discrimination of noxious stimuli, and pain ratings
    Christian Schmahl
    Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Pain 110:470-9. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that hypoalgesia in BPD may primarily be due to altered intracortical processing similar to certain meditative states...
  29. ncbi request reprint Borderline personality disorder
    Klaus Lieb
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical School, Hauptstrasse 5, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Lancet 364:453-61. 2004
    ..Current strategies are focusing on the neurobiological underpinnings of the disorder and the development and dissemination of better and more cost-effective treatments to clinicians...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Dialectical behavior therapy in borderline syndrome: a way out of the therapeutic dead end]
    Heike Barthruff
    Universitatsklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Freiburg
    Pflege Z 57:534-7. 2004
  31. ncbi request reprint Increased diurnal salivary cortisol in women with borderline personality disorder
    Klaus Lieb
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical School, Hauptstr 5, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 38:559-65. 2004
    ..Increased adrenal activity and lowered feedback sensitivity of the HPA-axis may characterise BPD. Further studies have to reveal reasons of heightened adrenal activity in these patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint Affective dysregulation and dissociative experience in female patients with borderline personality disorder: a startle response study
    Ulrich W Ebner-Priemer
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, Postfach 12 21 20, 68072 Mannheim, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 39:85-92. 2005
    ..Furthermore, it highlights the importance of assessing present-state dissociation in basic research as well as psychotherapy...
  33. ncbi request reprint Increased delta power and discrepancies in objective and subjective sleep measurements in borderline personality disorder
    Alexandra Philipsen
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical School, Haupt strasse 5, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 39:489-98. 2005
    ..Earlier findings in sleep EEG abnormalities in BPD may have been confounded by concomitant depressive symptoms...
  34. ncbi request reprint Self-stigma, empowerment, and perceived legitimacy of discrimination among women with mental illness
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Germany
    Psychiatr Serv 57:399-402. 2006
    ..The authors hypothesized that a high level of perceived discrimination, little sense of identification with the group of people with mental illness, and a high level of perceived legitimacy of discrimination lead to self-stigma...
  35. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of antinociception in borderline personality disorder
    Christian Schmahl
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:659-67. 2006
    ..We predicted that heat stimuli in patients with BPD would activate brain areas concerned with cognitive and emotional evaluation of pain...
  36. ncbi request reprint Neuroimaging of pain perception in Dutch veterans with and without posttraumatic stress disorder: preliminary results
    Elbert Geuze
    Department of Military Psychiatry, Central Military Hospital, Heidelberglaan, 100 3584, CX, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1071:401-4. 2006
    ..Fixed affects analysis demonstrated that stimuli subjectively perceived as more painful resulted in increased activation of the caudal ACC, whereas less painful stimuli resulted in increased activation of the rostral ACC in both groups...
  37. ncbi request reprint Self-stigma in women with borderline personality disorder and women with social phobia
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:766-73. 2006
    ..This may reflect intense labeling processes as being mentally ill due to repeated hospitalizations, frequent interpersonal difficulties, and visible scars...
  38. ncbi request reprint A valence-dependent group-specific recall bias of retrospective self-reports: a study of borderline personality disorder in everyday life
    Ulrich W Ebner-Priemer
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:774-9. 2006
    ..A traditional questionnaire approach does not distinguish between symptoms of the disorder and recall bias, although the pathological mechanisms underlying them as well as the appropriate treatment strategies may be different...
  39. ncbi request reprint A critique of the American psychiatric practice guideline for the treatment of patients with borderline personality disorder
    Cynthia Sanderson
    University of Massachusetts Medical College, USA
    J Pers Disord 16:122-9. 2002