Traute Demirakca

Summary

Affiliation: Central Institute of Mental Health
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effects of alcoholism and continued abstinence on brain volumes in both genders
    Traute Demirakca
    Department of Neuroimaging, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:1678-85. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption significantly influences the MR signal of frontal choline-containing compounds
    Gabriele Ende
    Department of Neuroimaging and Department of Addictive Behaviour and Addiction Medicine, Central Institute of Mental Health, PO Box 12 21 20, D 68072 Mannheim, Germany
    Neuroimage 32:740-6. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Subcortical and medial temporal MR-detectable metabolite abnormalities in unipolar major depression
    Gabriele Ende
    Division Neuroimaging, Central Institute of Mental Health, J5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 257:36-9. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Loss of control of alcohol use and severity of alcohol dependence in non-treatment-seeking heavy drinkers are related to lower glutamate in frontal white matter
    Gabriele Ende
    Department Neuroimaging, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:1643-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Diminished gray matter in the hippocampus of cannabis users: possible protective effects of cannabidiol
    Traute Demirakca
    Department of Neuroimaging, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 114:242-5. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Abnormal amygdala activation profile in pedophilia
    Alexander Sartorius
    Central Institute of Mental Health, J5, 68159, Mannheim, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 258:271-7. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Rapid partial regeneration of brain volume during the first 14 days of abstinence from alcohol
    Julia van Eijk
    Department of Neuroimaging, Central Institute for Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:67-74. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint The biochemistry of dysfunctional emotions: proton MR spectroscopic findings in major depressive disorder
    Gabriele Ende
    NMR Research in Psychiatry, Central Institute of Mental Health, J5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Prog Brain Res 156:481-501. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Disturbance in the neural circuitry underlying positive emotional processing in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). An fMRI study
    Alexander Jatzko
    Central Institute of Mental Health ZI NMR Research, 122120, 68072, Mannheim, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:112-4. 2006
  10. doi request reprint SCN1A affects brain structure and the neural activity of the aging brain
    Sandra Meier
    Department of Genetic Epidemiology in Psychiatry, Central Institute of Mental Health, Heidelberg, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 72:677-83. 2012

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Effects of alcoholism and continued abstinence on brain volumes in both genders
    Traute Demirakca
    Department of Neuroimaging, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:1678-85. 2011
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  2. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption significantly influences the MR signal of frontal choline-containing compounds
    Gabriele Ende
    Department of Neuroimaging and Department of Addictive Behaviour and Addiction Medicine, Central Institute of Mental Health, PO Box 12 21 20, D 68072 Mannheim, Germany
    Neuroimage 32:740-6. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Subcortical and medial temporal MR-detectable metabolite abnormalities in unipolar major depression
    Gabriele Ende
    Division Neuroimaging, Central Institute of Mental Health, J5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 257:36-9. 2007
    ..Abnormal levels of choline-containing compounds most likely reflect altered membrane phospholipid metabolism. A reduced level in the hippocampus and an increased level in the putamen suggest regionally opponent membrane abnormalities...
  4. doi request reprint Loss of control of alcohol use and severity of alcohol dependence in non-treatment-seeking heavy drinkers are related to lower glutamate in frontal white matter
    Gabriele Ende
    Department Neuroimaging, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:1643-9. 2013
    ..This study investigated magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS)-detectable Glu levels in frontal WM of non-treatment-seeking heavy drinkers and its associations with AUD symptoms...
  5. doi request reprint Diminished gray matter in the hippocampus of cannabis users: possible protective effects of cannabidiol
    Traute Demirakca
    Department of Neuroimaging, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 114:242-5. 2011
    ..Chronic cannabis use has been associated with memory deficits and a volume reduction of the hippocampus, but none of the studies accounted for different effects of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD)...
  6. doi request reprint Abnormal amygdala activation profile in pedophilia
    Alexander Sartorius
    Central Institute of Mental Health, J5, 68159, Mannheim, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 258:271-7. 2008
    ..More extensive research in this field would be of benefit for both the victims and the offenders...
  7. doi request reprint Rapid partial regeneration of brain volume during the first 14 days of abstinence from alcohol
    Julia van Eijk
    Department of Neuroimaging, Central Institute for Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:67-74. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether volumetric amelioration takes place already within the first 2 weeks of abstinence...
  8. ncbi request reprint The biochemistry of dysfunctional emotions: proton MR spectroscopic findings in major depressive disorder
    Gabriele Ende
    NMR Research in Psychiatry, Central Institute of Mental Health, J5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Prog Brain Res 156:481-501. 2006
    ..This review summarizes the literature about biochemical changes quantified via 1H MRS in MDD patients in brain regions that play an important role for the communication and processing of emotions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Disturbance in the neural circuitry underlying positive emotional processing in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). An fMRI study
    Alexander Jatzko
    Central Institute of Mental Health ZI NMR Research, 122120, 68072, Mannheim, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:112-4. 2006
    ..This pilot study is the first to reveal alterations in the processing of positive emotions in PTSD possibly reflecting a neuronal correlate of the symptom of emotional numbness in PTSD...
  10. doi request reprint SCN1A affects brain structure and the neural activity of the aging brain
    Sandra Meier
    Department of Genetic Epidemiology in Psychiatry, Central Institute of Mental Health, Heidelberg, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 72:677-83. 2012
    ..rs10930201 was further observed to be related to differences in neural activity during a working memory task...
  11. doi request reprint In vivo voxel based morphometry: detection of increased hippocampal volume and decreased glutamate levels in exercising mice
    Sarah Biedermann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Neuroimage 61:1206-12. 2012
    ..An inverse correlation of hippocampal gray matter volume and glutamate concentration indicates a possible implication of the glutamatergic system for hippocampal volume...
  12. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of long-term treatment with clozapine or haloperidol on GABAA receptor binding and GAD67 expression
    Mathias Zink
    Central Institute of Mental Health, P O Box 12 21 20, D 68072 Mannheim, Germany
    Schizophr Res 66:151-7. 2004
    ..However, the reduced GAD67 expression seen in postmortem brains does not appear to reflect drug effects, since our animal model demonstrated increased gene expression...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Functioning and neuronal viability of the anterior cingulate neurons following antipsychotic treatment: MR-spectroscopic imaging in chronic schizophrenia
    Dieter F Braus
    NMR Research and Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, J5, D 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 12:145-52. 2002
    ..These results suggest that atypical antipsychotics modify the function of anterior cingulate neurons in a specific manner...