Martin Diers

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Affiliation: Central Institute of Mental Health
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi Site-specific visual feedback reduces pain perception
    Martin Diers
    Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Pain 154:890-6. 2013
  2. doi [Phantom limb pain. Psychological treatment strategies]
    M Diers
    Institut für Neuropsychologie und Klinische Psychologie, Zentralinstitut fur Seelische Gesundheit, Medizinische Fakultat Mannheim, Universitat Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Schmerz 27:205-11; quiz 212-3. 2013
  3. doi Treatment-related changes in brain activation in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome
    Martin Diers
    Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, J 5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 218:619-28. 2012
  4. doi Differential central pain processing following repetitive intramuscular proton/prostaglandin E₂ injections in female fibromyalgia patients and healthy controls
    Martin Diers
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Eur J Pain 15:716-23. 2011
  5. doi [Operant and cognitive behavioural treatments in chronic pain]
    Martin Diers
    Institut für Neuropsychologie und Klinische Psychologie, Zentralinstitut fur Seelische Gesundheit, Mannheim
    Ther Umsch 68:507-11. 2011
  6. ncbi Mirrored, imagined and executed movements differentially activate sensorimotor cortex in amputees with and without phantom limb pain
    Martin Diers
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, D 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Pain 149:296-304. 2010
  7. ncbi Pain ratings and somatosensory evoked responses to repetitive intramuscular and intracutaneous stimulation in fibromyalgia syndrome
    Martin Diers
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    J Clin Neurophysiol 25:153-60. 2008
  8. pmc An augmented reality home-training system based on the mirror training and imagery approach
    Jorg Trojan
    Department of Cognitive und Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, J 5, 68159, Mannheim, Germany
    Behav Res Methods 46:634-40. 2014
  9. doi Enhanced stress analgesia to a cognitively demanding task in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Slawomira J Diener
    Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    J Affect Disord 136:1247-51. 2012
  10. doi Brain correlates of stress-induced analgesia
    Pinar Yilmaz
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Pain 151:522-9. 2010

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Publications16

  1. doi Site-specific visual feedback reduces pain perception
    Martin Diers
    Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Pain 154:890-6. 2013
    ..These findings suggest novel intervention modes for chronic back pain based on visualization of body parts by augmented reality applications...
  2. doi [Phantom limb pain. Psychological treatment strategies]
    M Diers
    Institut für Neuropsychologie und Klinische Psychologie, Zentralinstitut fur Seelische Gesundheit, Medizinische Fakultat Mannheim, Universitat Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Schmerz 27:205-11; quiz 212-3. 2013
    ..These interventions not only reduce phantom limb pain but also reverse the associated maladaptive brain changes...
  3. doi Treatment-related changes in brain activation in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome
    Martin Diers
    Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, J 5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 218:619-28. 2012
    ..Future studies should compare responders and non-responders for differential treatment effects and examine in more detail the mechanisms underlying these changes...
  4. doi Differential central pain processing following repetitive intramuscular proton/prostaglandin E₂ injections in female fibromyalgia patients and healthy controls
    Martin Diers
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Eur J Pain 15:716-23. 2011
    ..While the etiology of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) remains unclear, it is assumed that both peripheral and central components are involved...
  5. doi [Operant and cognitive behavioural treatments in chronic pain]
    Martin Diers
    Institut für Neuropsychologie und Klinische Psychologie, Zentralinstitut fur Seelische Gesundheit, Mannheim
    Ther Umsch 68:507-11. 2011
    ..Operant and cognitive behavioural treatments were shown effective in treating chronic pain. Combinations with pharmacological agents have to be examined in future research...
  6. ncbi Mirrored, imagined and executed movements differentially activate sensorimotor cortex in amputees with and without phantom limb pain
    Martin Diers
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, D 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Pain 149:296-304. 2010
    ..Further research must identify the causal mechanisms related to mirror treatment, imagined movements or movements of the other hand and associated changes in pain perception...
  7. ncbi Pain ratings and somatosensory evoked responses to repetitive intramuscular and intracutaneous stimulation in fibromyalgia syndrome
    Martin Diers
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    J Clin Neurophysiol 25:153-60. 2008
    ..These results indicate lower pain thresholds in the fibromyalgia syndrome patients after electrical stimulation and a higher N80 amplitude both indicative of enhanced sensory processing in this group...
  8. pmc An augmented reality home-training system based on the mirror training and imagery approach
    Jorg Trojan
    Department of Cognitive und Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, J 5, 68159, Mannheim, Germany
    Behav Res Methods 46:634-40. 2014
    ..This suggests that the system is well suited to maintain motivation in patients, especially when it is used for a prolonged period of time. ..
  9. doi Enhanced stress analgesia to a cognitively demanding task in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Slawomira J Diener
    Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    J Affect Disord 136:1247-51. 2012
    ..In posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) exaggerated stress-induced analgesia to trauma reminders was proposed. The present study investigated whether enhanced analgesia occurs in response to a trauma-unrelated cognitive stressor in PTSD...
  10. doi Brain correlates of stress-induced analgesia
    Pinar Yilmaz
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Pain 151:522-9. 2010
    ..SIA seems to activate similar brain networks as placebo analgesia or analgesia mediated by diffuse noxious inhibitory controls and involved sensory, affective and cognitive modulatory circuits...
  11. ncbi Central processing of acute muscle pain in chronic low back pain patients: an EEG mapping study
    Martin Diers
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Heidelberg Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    J Clin Neurophysiol 24:76-83. 2007
    ..The lower P260 component in the patients may be explained in terms of tonic pain inhibiting phasic pain or may be related to the affective distress observed in this patient group...
  12. pmc The importance of synchrony and temporal order of visual and tactile input for illusory limb ownership experiences - an FMRI study applying virtual reality
    Robin Bekrater-Bodmann
    Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e87013. 2014
    ..These results underline the temporal limits of the induction of limb ownership related to multisensory body-related input. ..
  13. ncbi Peripheral and electrocortical responses to painful and non-painful stimulation in chronic pain patients, tension headache patients and healthy controls
    Herta Flor
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Heidelberg, Central Institute of Mental Health, Square J5, D 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 361:147-50. 2004
    ..The observed lack of habituation may contribute to the persistence of chronic pain...
  14. ncbi Sensorimotor training and cortical reorganization
    Herta Flor
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    NeuroRehabilitation 25:19-27. 2009
    ..Further research must elucidate the mechanisms of these plastic changes and relate them to disorders and treatments...
  15. doi The neural basis of phantom limb pain
    Herta Flor
    Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, J5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Trends Cogn Sci 17:307-8. 2013
    ..These findings add valuable information on cortical reorganization after amputation. We suggest further lines of research to clarify the mechanisms that underlie phantom pain. ..
  16. ncbi The perceptual and neuronal stability of the rubber hand illusion across contexts and over time
    Robin Bekrater-Bodmann
    Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Square J5, D 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Brain Res 1452:130-9. 2012
    ..The functional magnetic resonance imaging data suggest temporally stable ventral premotor cortex processing. These results indicate that dynamic changes in perceived limb ownership by the induction of the RHI are trait-like...