Martin Brune

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Erotomanic stalking in evolutionary perspective
    Martin Brune
    Center for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstrasse 1, D 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Behav Sci Law 21:83-8. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Theory of mind in schizophrenia: the role of clinical symptomatology and neurocognition in understanding other people's thoughts and intentions
    Mona Abdel-Hamid
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Psychosomatics and Preventative Medicine, University of Bochum, LWL Hospital, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 165:19-26. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint [The relevance of ethology for psychiatry]
    M Brune
    Zentrum für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 66:296-302. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia-an evolutionary enigma?
    Martin Brune
    Centre for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstr, Bochum, Germany
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 28:41-53. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Erotomania variants in dementia
    Martin Brune
    Center for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 16:232-4. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Theory of mind and the role of IQ in chronic disorganized schizophrenia
    Martin Brune
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ruhr University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstr 1 3, D 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Schizophr Res 60:57-64. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint "Theory of mind" in schizophrenia: a review of the literature
    Martin Brune
    Center for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstr 1 3, D 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Schizophr Bull 31:21-42. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Toward an integration of interpersonal and biological processes: evolutionary psychiatry as an empirically testable framework for psychiatric research
    Martin Brune
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ruhr University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstr 1 3, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Psychiatry 65:48-57. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary fallacies of Nazi psychiatry. Implications for current research
    M Brune
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ruhr University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstr 1, D 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Perspect Biol Med 44:426-33. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint [Neuropsychological follow-up of attention deficit/hyperactive disorder in adulthood before and after treatment with methylphenidate]
    M Brune
    Zentrum für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum
    Psychiatr Prax 28:198-200. 2001

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Publications60

  1. ncbi request reprint Erotomanic stalking in evolutionary perspective
    Martin Brune
    Center for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstrasse 1, D 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Behav Sci Law 21:83-8. 2003
    ..The evolutionary perspective may provide additional insights into the nature of sex-specific behaviors and may improve our understanding of forensically relevant behaviors...
  2. doi request reprint Theory of mind in schizophrenia: the role of clinical symptomatology and neurocognition in understanding other people's thoughts and intentions
    Mona Abdel-Hamid
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Psychosomatics and Preventative Medicine, University of Bochum, LWL Hospital, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 165:19-26. 2009
    ..This study lends further support to the assumption of differential associations of ToM deficits with individual symptoms and symptom clusters in schizophrenia...
  3. ncbi request reprint [The relevance of ethology for psychiatry]
    M Brune
    Zentrum für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 66:296-302. 1998
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia-an evolutionary enigma?
    Martin Brune
    Centre for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstr, Bochum, Germany
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 28:41-53. 2004
    ..In the present article, I therefore discuss the evolutionary hypotheses of schizophrenia, arguing that a symptom-based approach to psychotic disorders in evolutionary perspective may improve upon the existing models of schizophrenia...
  5. ncbi request reprint Erotomania variants in dementia
    Martin Brune
    Center for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 16:232-4. 2003
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Theory of mind and the role of IQ in chronic disorganized schizophrenia
    Martin Brune
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ruhr University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstr 1 3, D 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Schizophr Res 60:57-64. 2003
    ..Several studies have suggested a theory of mind (ToM) deficit in schizophrenic disorders. However, the role of interfering variables such as IQ, attention, memory, and severity of the disorder has remained ambiguous...
  7. ncbi request reprint "Theory of mind" in schizophrenia: a review of the literature
    Martin Brune
    Center for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstr 1 3, D 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Schizophr Bull 31:21-42. 2005
    ..In addition to these potential research areas, future studies may also address whether patients could benefit from cognitive training in this domain...
  8. ncbi request reprint Toward an integration of interpersonal and biological processes: evolutionary psychiatry as an empirically testable framework for psychiatric research
    Martin Brune
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ruhr University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstr 1 3, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Psychiatry 65:48-57. 2002
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary fallacies of Nazi psychiatry. Implications for current research
    M Brune
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ruhr University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstr 1, D 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Perspect Biol Med 44:426-33. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint [Neuropsychological follow-up of attention deficit/hyperactive disorder in adulthood before and after treatment with methylphenidate]
    M Brune
    Zentrum für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum
    Psychiatr Prax 28:198-200. 2001
    ..ADHD may be treated efficiently even after primary diagnosis in adulthood. Differential diagnosis of ADHD should be considered in disorders associated with motor hyperactivity, impulsivity, stress intolerance and conduct disorders...
  11. ncbi request reprint [A case of delusional jealousy in Parkinson disease ]
    M Brune
    Zentrum für Psychiatrie u Psychotherapie der Ruhr Universität Bochum, Alexandrinenstr 1 3, 44791 Bochum
    Nervenarzt 72:224-6. 2001
    ..A case of a 49-year-old man suffering from this pathology in the course of Parkinson's disease is presented as to clinical picture, therapy, course, and outcome...
  12. ncbi request reprint Social cognition and psychopathology in an evolutionary perspective. Current status and proposals for research
    M Brune
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany
    Psychopathology 34:85-94. 2001
    ..Systematic studies on social reasoning processes in psychiatric disorders may provide new insights also useful for the development of coping strategies in cognitive-behavioural therapy...
  13. ncbi request reprint The incidence of akathisia in bipolar affective disorder treated with neuroleptics--a preliminary report
    M Brune
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany
    J Affect Disord 53:175-7. 1999
    ..Investigations of akathisia in neuroleptic treated patients suffering from bipolar disorder are lacking...
  14. ncbi request reprint Theory of mind--evolution, ontogeny, brain mechanisms and psychopathology
    Martin Brune
    Center for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstr 1 3, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 30:437-55. 2006
    ..This article reviews the evolutionary psychology of theory of mind including its ontogeny and representation in the central nervous system, and studies of theory of mind in psychopathological conditions...
  15. doi request reprint Mentalizing in preclinical Huntington's disease: an fMRI study using cartoon picture stories
    Carsten Saft
    Department of Neurology, Huntington Centre NRW, Ruhr University Bochum, St Josef Hospital, Gudrunstr 56, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Brain Imaging Behav 7:154-62. 2013
    ..This suggests that impaired mentalizing emerges with the clinical manifestation of the disease, but is not necessarily part of the pre-manifest stage...
  16. pmc Hippocampal subdivision and amygdalar volumes in patients in an at-risk mental state for schizophrenia
    Henning Witthaus
    Early Recognition and Therapy Centre for Beginning Psychoses Bochum, Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine, Ruhr University of Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 35:33-40. 2010
    ..Furthermore, no subregions of the hippocampus have been investigated in people at UHR...
  17. doi request reprint Ventral striatal activation during reward processing in subjects with ultra-high risk for schizophrenia
    Georg Juckel
    Department of Psychiatry, Ruhr University Bochum, LWL University Hospital, Bochum, Germany
    Neuropsychobiology 66:50-6. 2012
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Gray matter abnormalities in subjects at ultra-high risk for schizophrenia and first-episode schizophrenic patients compared to healthy controls
    Henning Witthaus
    Early Recognition and Therapy Centre for Psychoses Bochum BoFit, Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine, Ruhr University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstrasse 1, 44791, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 173:163-9. 2009
    ..This study provides further evidence that gray matter brain volume, especially in the anterior cingulate cortex, is already reduced in the prodromal state of schizophrenia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Social cognition in "pure" delusional disorder
    Isabel Bömmer
    University of Bochum, Germany
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 11:493-503. 2006
    ..Difficulties in metaphorical speech comprehension and executive functioning could, however, indicate more subtle social cognitive deficits in these patients...
  20. doi request reprint An fMRI study of theory of mind in schizophrenic patients with "passivity" symptoms
    Martin Brune
    Department of Psychiatry, Ruhr University Bochum, LWL Hospital, Alexandrinenstr 1, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 46:1992-2001. 2008
    ..These findings suggest abnormal activation of those brain areas involved in the evaluation of self-reference during mental state attribution...
  21. doi request reprint Proverb comprehension impairments in schizophrenia are related to executive dysfunction
    Patrizia Thoma
    Dept of Neuropsychology, Ruhr University of Bochum, 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 170:132-9. 2009
    ....
  22. pmc Neuroanatomical correlates of suicide in psychosis: the possible role of von Economo neurons
    Martin Brune
    Research Department of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, University Hospital Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e20936. 2011
    ..VEN density in the ACC seems to be increased in suicide victims with psychosis. This finding may support the assumption that VEN have a special role in emotion processing and self-evaluation, including negative self-appraisal...
  23. doi request reprint Intrinsic motivation and metacognition as predictors of learning potential in patients with remitted schizophrenia
    Cumhur Taş
    Research Department of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventative Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum, Alexandrinenstrasse 1, Bochum, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 46:1086-92. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that metacognition and intrinsic motivation would have a strong relationship and independently predict learning potential...
  24. doi request reprint Comparison of self- and clinician's ratings of Personal and Social Performance in patients with schizophrenia: the role of insight
    Daniela Schaub
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Preventive Medicine, LWL University Hospital, Bochum, Germany
    Psychopathology 45:109-16. 2012
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Nonverbal behavior during standardized interviews in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders
    Martin Brune
    Centre for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Psychosomatics and Preventative Medicine, University of Bochum, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:282-8. 2008
    ..Culture-specific nonverbal expressivity seems to play an additional (minor) role in distinguishing patients from healthy controls...
  26. pmc Cooperation and deception recruit different subsets of the theory-of-mind network
    Silke Lissek
    Department of Neurology, Ruhr University Bochum, BG Kliniken Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany
    PLoS ONE 3:e2023. 2008
    ..These results indicate an important role for prefrontal cortex in processing a mismatch between a character's intention and another's expectations as required in complex social interactions...
  27. doi request reprint Nonverbal behavior during clinical interviews: similarities and dissimilarities among schizophrenia, mania, and depression
    Sigrid Annen
    Research Department of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Preventive Medicine, Ruhr University of Bochum, LWL University Hospital Bochum, Alexandrinenstrasse 1, Bochum, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:26-32. 2012
    ..Patients with schizophrenia, depression, and mania differ in nonverbal behavior. Nonverbal communication seems to be a significant contributor to clinicians' intuitive ratings...
  28. doi request reprint The illness and everyday living: close interplay of psychopathological syndromes and psychosocial functioning in chronic schizophrenia
    Daniela Schaub
    LWL University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Psychosomatics and Preventive Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum, Alexandrinenstr 1, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 261:85-93. 2011
    ..Findings prove the close interplay between social functioning and psychopathology in the chronic course of schizophrenia...
  29. doi request reprint Rules of social exchange: game theory, individual differences and psychopathology
    Julia Wischniewski
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Bochum, LWL University Hospital, Alexandrinenstr 1, D 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 33:305-13. 2009
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Mental state attribution, neurocognitive functioning, and psychopathology: what predicts poor social competence in schizophrenia best?
    Martin Brune
    Center for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Psychosomatics and Preventative Medicine, University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstr 1, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Schizophr Res 92:151-9. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether mental state attribution in schizophrenia predicts poor social competence better than "non-social" cognitive factors or psychopathology...
  31. ncbi request reprint White matter abnormalities in subjects at ultra high-risk for schizophrenia and first-episode schizophrenic patients
    Henning Witthaus
    Early Recognition and Therapy Centre for beginning psychosis Bochum BoFit, Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine, Ruhr University of Bochum, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Schizophr Res 102:141-9. 2008
    ..Furthermore, white matter abnormalities seem to progress after transition into schizophrenia...
  32. doi request reprint Stress induces a functional asymmetry in an emotional attention task
    Martin Brune
    Research Department of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, LWL University Hospital Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Cogn Emot 27:558-66. 2013
    ..This could suggest that stress influences interhemispheric transfer of information that is relevant for emotion processing...
  33. doi request reprint Impaired facial emotion recognition in a ketamine model of psychosis
    Andreas Ebert
    Department of Psychiatry, LWL University Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 200:724-7. 2012
    ..Given the role of glutamatergic neurotransmission in schizophrenia-related cognitive impairments, we investigated the effects of the glutamatergic NMDA receptor antagonist ketamine on facial emotion recognition...
  34. ncbi request reprint Theory of mind and neurocognitive functioning in patients with bipolar disorder
    Frederike Wolf
    Research Department of Cognitive Neuropsychiatryand Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, University of Bochum, LWL University Hospital, Germany
    Bipolar Disord 12:657-66. 2010
    ..Results have been mixed so far, mainly due to possible confounding effects of neurocognition, as well as clinical factors such as acuity and current mood. Here, we explored ToM and its associations with neurocognitive functioning in BPD...
  35. pmc An rTMS study into self-face recognition using video-morphing technique
    Christine Heinisch
    Research Department of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, University of Bochum, LWL University Hospital, Alexandrinenstr 1, D 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 6:442-9. 2011
    ..The transition from an unfamiliar face to one's own face indicated a left frontal lateralization...
  36. doi request reprint Von Economo neuron density in the anterior cingulate cortex is reduced in early onset schizophrenia
    Martin Brune
    Research Department for Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, LWL University Hospital Bochum, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Acta Neuropathol 119:771-8. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that VENs in the ACC are involved in neurodevelopmental and perhaps neurodegenerative processes specific to schizophrenia...
  37. doi request reprint "Theory of mind" is impaired in Huntington's disease
    Martin Brune
    Research Department of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, LWL University Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Mov Disord 26:671-8. 2011
    ..Schizophrenia patients are frequently impaired in "theory of mind" (ToM), that is, the ability to reflect on the mental states of self and others, with mixed evidence for a ToM deficit in HD...
  38. doi request reprint Impairment of probabilistic reward-based learning in schizophrenia
    Julia A Weiler
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Neuropsychology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Neuropsychology 23:571-80. 2009
    ..In summary, although there was evidence of intact basic processing of reward magnitudes, individuals with schizophrenia were impaired at using this feedback for the adaptive guidance of behavior...
  39. ncbi request reprint "Theory of mind" and executive functioning in forensic patients with schizophrenia
    Karina Majorek
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Bochum, LWL University Hospital, Germany
    J Forensic Sci 54:469-73. 2009
    ....
  40. pmc Empathy moderates the effect of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex on costly punishment
    Martin Brune
    Research Department of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, Landschaftsverband Westfalen Lippe University Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e44747. 2012
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Emotion recognition, 'theory of mind,' and social behavior in schizophrenia
    Martin Brune
    Center for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstrasse 1 3, Bochum, D 44791 Germany
    Psychiatry Res 133:135-47. 2005
    ..Considering impaired social perception and social cognition significantly contributes to the understanding of social behavioral problems in schizophrenia...
  42. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological aspects of delusional disorder
    Mona Abdel-Hamid
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Bochum, LWL University Hospital, Alexandrinenstr 1, 44791, Bochum, Germany
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 10:229-34. 2008
    ..Future research may help to clarify the question of gene-environment interaction involvement in the formation of delusional beliefs...
  43. ncbi request reprint Interaction of recalled parental ADHD symptoms and rearing behavior with current attachment and emotional dysfunction in adult offspring with ADHD
    Marc Andreas Edel
    Dept of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ruhr University Bochum, LWL University Hospital Bochum, Alexandrinenstr 1, Bochum, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 178:137-41. 2010
    ..ADHD symptoms in parents of children with ADHD may present a risk factor for attachment problems and poor emotion regulation when ADHD children are grown...
  44. ncbi request reprint Psychopathology in great apes: concepts, treatment options and possible homologies to human psychiatric disorders
    Martin Brune
    Center for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, University of Bochum, Germany
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 30:1246-59. 2006
    ..This article proposes the need to expand research into ape psychopathology, which would require an essentially interdisciplinary approach of primatology and psychiatry, ultimately to the benefit of both...
  45. ncbi request reprint Proverb comprehension reconsidered--'theory of mind' and the pragmatic use of language in schizophrenia
    Martin Brune
    Center for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstr 1, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Schizophr Res 75:233-9. 2005
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Machiavellianism and executive functioning in patients with delusional disorder
    Martin Brune
    Department of Psychiatry, LWL University Hospital, Ruhr University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstr 1, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Psychol Rep 106:205-15. 2010
    ..This finding indicates that frontal lobe dysfunction may influence interpersonal attitudes and personality in Delusional Disorder...
  47. doi request reprint Ethological approaches to psychiatric disorders: focus on depression and schizophrenia
    Erwin Geerts
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Psychosomatics and Preventative Medicine, University of Bochum, LWL University Hospital, Alexandrinenstrasse 1, Bochum, Germany
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:1007-15. 2009
    ..A full appreciation of psychiatric disorders may require answers to questions to the proximate causes and evolutionary (Darwinian) trajectories of behaviour, an approach that may well be expanded to maladaptive cognition and emotion...
  48. ncbi request reprint Obsessive compulsive disorder in huntington disease: a case of isolated obsessions successfully treated with sertraline
    Tanja Patzold
    Department Neurology, Psychiatry, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany
    Neuropsychiatry Neuropsychol Behav Neurol 15:216-9. 2002
    ..To report about a patient with Huntington disease (HD) in combination with obsessions who was successfully treated with a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor...
  49. pmc "An eye for an eye"? Neural correlates of retribution and forgiveness
    Martin Brune
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Preventive Medicine, Landschaftsverband Westfalen Lippe University Hospital, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e73519. 2013
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Modulation of interpersonal trust in borderline personality disorder by intranasal oxytocin and childhood trauma
    Andreas Ebert
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Preventive Medicine, Division of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum, LWL University Hospital, Bochum, Germany
    Soc Neurosci 8:305-13. 2013
    ....
  51. pmc Does the oxytocin receptor (OXTR) polymorphism (rs2254298) confer 'vulnerability' for psychopathology or 'differential susceptibility'? Insights from evolution
    Martin Brune
    Research Department of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, University of Bochum, LWL University Hospital, Bochum, Germany
    BMC Med 10:38. 2012
    ..Seeing genetic variation at the core of developmental plasticity can explain, in contrast to the diathesis-stress perspective, why evolution by natural selection has maintained such 'risk' alleles in the gene pool of a population...
  52. pmc Rationale and baseline characteristics of PREVENT: a second-generation intervention trial in subjects at-risk (prodromal) of developing first-episode psychosis evaluating cognitive behavior therapy, aripiprazole, and placebo for the prevention of psychosi
    Andreas Bechdolf
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Kerpener Str 62, 50924 Cologne, Germany
    Schizophr Bull 37:S111-21. 2011
    ..When the final results of the trial are available, PREVENT will substantially expand the current limited evidence base for best clinical practice in people at-risk (prodromal) of first-episode psychosis...
  53. ncbi request reprint Loudness dependence of the auditory evoked N1/P2 component as an indicator of serotonergic dysfunction in patients with schizophrenia--a replication study
    Georg Juckel
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 158:79-82. 2008
    ..Thus, we were able again to demonstrate electrophysiological evidence for an upregulated serotonergic system in schizophrenia...
  54. pmc Linking social cognition with social interaction: Non-verbal expressivity, social competence and "mentalising" in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders
    Martin Brune
    Department of Psychiatry, LWL University Hospital, University of Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Behav Brain Funct 5:6. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  55. doi request reprint Auditory mismatch negativity deficits in long-term heavy cannabis users
    Patrik Roser
    Department of Psychiatry, Ruhr University Bochum, Alexandrinenstr 1, 44791, Bochum, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 260:491-8. 2010
    ..The results indicate that chronic cannabis use may cause a specific impairment of auditory information processing. In particular, duration and quantity of cannabis use could be identified as important factors of deficient MMN generation...
  56. doi request reprint Psychosurgery and deep brain stimulation as ultima ratio treatment for refractory depression
    Georg Juckel
    Department of Psychiatry Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine, Ruhr University, Alexandrinenstr 1, Bochum 44791, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 259:1-7. 2009
    ..In this review, we suggest possible standard criteria for the application of deep brain stimulation on patients suffering from otherwise treatment-resistant depression...
  57. pmc On human self-domestication, psychiatry, and eugenics
    Martin Brune
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Bochum, LWL Hospital, Germany
    Philos Ethics Humanit Med 2:21. 2007
    ..In the case of "self-domestication", it is proposed that human characteristics resembling domesticated traits in animals should be labelled "domestication-like", or better, objectively described as genuine adaptations to sedentism...
  58. ncbi request reprint The evolutionary psychology of obsessive-compulsive disorder: the role of cognitive metarepresentation
    Martin Brune
    Center for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, University of Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Perspect Biol Med 49:317-29. 2006
    ..The costly side of the adaptive ability to anticipate future needs or threats could be that etiologically heterogeneous affections of the underlying striatal-frontal brain circuits may render an individual vulnerable to develop OCD...
  59. ncbi request reprint Moral reasoning in schizophrenia: an explorative study into economic decision making
    Julia Wischniewski
    a Research Department of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, University of Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 16:348-63. 2011
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Smoking reduces language lateralization: a dichotic listening study with control participants and schizophrenia patients
    Constanze Hahn
    Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Brain Cogn 76:300-9. 2011
    ..Possible neurobiological mechanisms with which smoking may alter auditory microcircuits and thereby diminish left-right differences are discussed...