Martin Brune

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Reward in the mirror neuron system, social context, and the implications on psychopathology
    Elliot C Brown
    Division of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, LWL University Hospital Bochum, 44791 Bochum, Germany http homepage ruhr uni bochum de martin bruene
    Behav Brain Sci 37:196-7. 2014
  5. pmc Secular trends in new childhood epidemics: insights from evolutionary medicine
    Martin Brune
    LWL University Hospital, Division of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum, Alexandrinenstra e 1, 44791, Bochum, Germany
    BMC Med 11:226. 2013
  6. 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
  7. pmc Evolutionary medicine - the quest for a better understanding of health, disease and prevention
    Martin Brune
    Division of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, LWL University Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Alexandrinenstrasse 1, Bochum, D 44791, Germany
    BMC Med 11:116. 2013
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Mental state attribution in schizophrenia: what distinguishes patients with "poor" from patients with "fair" mentalising skills?
    M Brune
    Research Department of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, LWL University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, and Preventive Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 27:358-64. 2012
  10. 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

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  1. 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
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  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Reward in the mirror neuron system, social context, and the implications on psychopathology
    Elliot C Brown
    Division of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, LWL University Hospital Bochum, 44791 Bochum, Germany http homepage ruhr uni bochum de martin bruene
    Behav Brain Sci 37:196-7. 2014
    ..We also discuss the relevance of reward-related modulation on other previous findings revealing certain properties of the MNS, and on social context and psychopathology. ..
  5. pmc Secular trends in new childhood epidemics: insights from evolutionary medicine
    Martin Brune
    LWL University Hospital, Division of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum, Alexandrinenstra e 1, 44791, Bochum, Germany
    BMC Med 11:226. 2013
    ..These include changing exposures to pathogens, which impact on the function of the immune system, as well as changing patterns of parenting, which influence the timing of puberty and the risk for developing psychopathology...
  6. 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
    ....
  7. pmc Evolutionary medicine - the quest for a better understanding of health, disease and prevention
    Martin Brune
    Division of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, LWL University Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Alexandrinenstrasse 1, Bochum, D 44791, Germany
    BMC Med 11:116. 2013
    ....
  8. 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
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Mental state attribution in schizophrenia: what distinguishes patients with "poor" from patients with "fair" mentalising skills?
    M Brune
    Research Department of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, LWL University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, and Preventive Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 27:358-64. 2012
    ..No studies have analysed cognitive or behavioural differences between patients with - to some extent - preserved mental state attribution skills and those with poor mentalising abilities...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint Hypnotic ingroup-outgroup suggestion influences economic decision-making in an Ultimatum Game
    Martin Brune
    Research Department of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, LWL University Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Conscious Cogn 21:939-46. 2012
    ..These findings indicate that psychological interventions such as hypnotic suggestion can contribute to ingroup favoritism and outgroup rejection...
  12. doi request reprint Social skills and behavioral problems in schizophrenia: the role of mental state attribution, neurocognition and clinical symptomatology
    Martin Brune
    Research Department for Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, LWL University Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 190:9-17. 2011
    ..As such, training to target social cognitive skills, including mental state attribution, may be particularly beneficial for patients' social functioning...
  13. doi request reprint [Social cognition in schizophrenia. Mentalising and psychosocial functioning]
    M Brune
    Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik und Präventivmedizin, LWL Universitätsklinik Bochum, Ruhr Universitat, Alexandrinenstrasse 1, 44791, Bochum
    Nervenarzt 81:339-46. 2010
    ..To answer this open question requires longitudinal studies that are currently unavailable...
  14. doi request reprint [Are psychic disorders specifically human?]
    M Brune
    Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik und Präventivmedizin, LWL Universitätsklinik Bochum, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Alexandrinenstrasse 1, 44791, Bochum, Deutschland
    Nervenarzt 80:252-62. 2009
    ..Accordingly, future multidisciplinary research should be thoroughly grounded in the natural sciences, preferably adopting a structure after Tinbergen's four "W" questions on ontogeny, mechanism, phylogeny, and adaptive value...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint An fMRI study of "theory of mind" in at-risk states of psychosis: comparison with manifest schizophrenia and healthy controls
    Martin Brune
    Research Department of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum, LWL University Hospital, Germany
    Neuroimage 55:329-37. 2011
    ..We therefore examined ToM in subjects at risk of developing psychosis using an fMRI paradigm and compared brain activations with those of patients with manifest schizophrenia and healthy controls...
  22. 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
    ....
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Alterations of theory of mind network activation in chronic cannabis users
    Patrik Roser
    Department of Psychiatry, LWL University Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Schizophr Res 139:19-26. 2012
    ..These activation patterns resemble those found in at-risk populations, suggesting that cannabis use can affect the processing of social information similar to other risk factor constellations for psychosis...
  32. doi request reprint Face and body perception in schizophrenia: a configural processing deficit?
    Denise Soria Bauser
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Dept of Neuropsychology, Faculty of Psychology, Universitatsstrase 150, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 195:9-17. 2012
    ..The magnitude of the inversion effects was not related to clinical symptoms. Overall, the data point towards reduced configural processing, not only for faces but also for bodies and cars in individuals with schizophrenia...
  33. ncbi 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. doi request reprint Towards an integrative approach to understanding quality of life in schizophrenia: the role of neurocognition, social cognition, and psychopathology
    Cumhur Taş
    International Graduate School of Neuroscience, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Compr Psychiatry 54:262-8. 2013
    ....
  37. 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...
  38. 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
    ....
  39. 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
    ....
  40. 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Personal and Social Performance (PSP) Scale in a German sample of acutely ill patients with schizophrenia
    Georg Juckel
    Department of Psychiatry, Ruhr University Bochum, LWL Hospital, Germany
    Schizophr Res 104:287-93. 2008
    ..Thus, the findings prove the PSP scale to be a reliable and valid instrument for assessing social functioning of patients with schizophrenia during the course of treatment as well as in the acute state...
  42. ncbi 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
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Impact of family involvement on social cognition training in clinically stable outpatients with schizophrenia -- a randomized pilot study
    Cumhur Taş
    Department of Psychiatry, Celal Bayar University Hospital Manisa, Turkey
    Psychiatry Res 195:32-8. 2012
    ..Family-assisted SCIT is effective in improving quality of life, social functioning and social cognition...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Modulation of motor cortex activity when observing rewarding and punishing actions
    E C Brown
    Research Department of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, LWL University Hospital Bochum, Alexandrinenstrasse 1 3, Bochum 44791, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 51:52-8. 2013
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation over the temporoparietal junction influences distinction of self from famous but not unfamiliar others
    Christine Heinisch
    Research Department of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, LWL University Hospital Bochum, Germany
    Behav Neurosci 126:792-6. 2012
    ..This suggests that the right TPJ is involved in self-other distinction, specifically if the other's face is familiar to the subject...
  52. 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...
  53. doi request reprint How do people with borderline personality disorder respond to norm violations? Impact of personality factors on economic decision-making
    Julia Wischniewski
    Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    J Pers Disord 27:531-46. 2013
    ..The behavior observed in BPD can be interpreted as "angry retaliation" by means of identification with the victim's perspective, but does not seem to be altruistically motivated. ..
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi 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...
  56. 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...
  57. doi request reprint Is evaluation of humorous stimuli associated with frontal cortex morphology? A pilot study using facial micro-movement analysis and MRI
    Georg Juckel
    Department of Psychiatry, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Cortex 47:569-74. 2011
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Emotional contagion in mice: the role of familiarity
    Cristina Gonzalez-Liencres
    Department of Psychiatry, Ruhr University Bochum, LWL University Hosiptal, Germany International Graduate School of Neuroscience, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany Electronic address
    Behav Brain Res 263:16-21. 2014
    ..Finally, the presence of a cagemate, as compared to a stranger, possibly reduced the demonstrator's pain-induced behavior, suggesting an ameliorating effect of familiarity on stress responses. ..
  59. ncbi request reprint Towards a neuroscience of empathy: ontogeny, phylogeny, brain mechanisms, context and psychopathology
    Cristina Gonzalez-Liencres
    LWL University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Preventive Medicine, Division of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatric Preventive Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany International Graduate School of Neuroscience, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 37:1537-48. 2013
    ..This review aims at clarifying some of the open definitional questions related to empathy, and emphasizing the need for considering contextual factors in the study of empathy in both normal and abnormal psychology. ..
  60. doi request reprint Potential therapeutic avenues to tackle social cognition problems in schizophrenia
    Elliot C Brown
    International Graduate School of Neuroscience, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Expert Rev Neurother 12:71-81. 2012
    ..It is emphasized that a more integrated and naturalistic approach for improving social functioning with greater sensitivity for neuroscientific findings related to the psychopathology of schizophrenia is warranted...
  61. 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
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Microglial activation in a neuroinflammational animal model of schizophrenia--a pilot study
    Georg Juckel
    Department of Psychiatry, Ruhr University Bochum, LWL University Hospital, Germany
    Schizophr Res 131:96-100. 2011
    ....
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. 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
    ....
  68. 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...
  69. doi request reprint Variability in ratings of trustworthiness across the menstrual cycle
    Anna Ball
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department Biopsychology, Faculty of Psychology, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Biol Psychol 93:52-7. 2013
    ..Thus, the results emphasize the impact of the menstrual cycle on interpersonal trust, although the exact mode of hormonal action needs to be further investigated...
  70. 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...
  71. 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
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  72. 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...
  73. ncbi request reprint Association of 5-HT1B receptor polymorphisms with the loudness dependence of auditory evoked potentials in a community-based sample of healthy volunteers
    Georg Juckel
    Department of Psychiatry, Ruhr University Bochum, Alexandrinenstrasse 1, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:454-8. 2008
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  74. 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...