Christine Esslinger

Summary

Affiliation: Central Institute of Mental Health
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi Neural mechanisms of a genome-wide supported psychosis variant
    Christine Esslinger
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, J5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Science 324:605. 2009
  2. ncbi Influence of vigilance and learning on prefrontal activation in schizophrenia
    Christine Esslinger
    Center for Psychiatry, Justus Liebig University School of Medicine, Giessen, Germany
    Neuropsychobiology 55:194-202. 2007
  3. doi Cognitive state and connectivity effects of the genome-wide significant psychosis variant in ZNF804A
    Christine Esslinger
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Neuroimage 54:2514-23. 2011
  4. doi Ventral striatal activation during attribution of stimulus saliency and reward anticipation is correlated in unmedicated first episode schizophrenia patients
    Christine Esslinger
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim Heidelberg University, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Schizophr Res 140:114-21. 2012
  5. doi Hippocampal function in healthy carriers of the CLU Alzheimer's disease risk variant
    Susanne Erk
    Division of Mind and Brain Research, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, D 11017 Berlin, Germany
    J Neurosci 31:18180-4. 2011
  6. doi Application of high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation to the DLPFC alters human prefrontal-hippocampal functional interaction
    Edda Bilek
    Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Medical Faculty Mannheim, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurosci 33:7050-6. 2013
  7. pmc Activation of midbrain and ventral striatal regions implicates salience processing during a modified beads task
    Christine Esslinger
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e58536. 2013
  8. ncbi Brain activation during mental maze solving
    Peter Kirsch
    Centre for Psychiatry, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Neuropsychobiology 54:51-8. 2006
  9. doi Test-retest reliability of fMRI-based graph theoretical properties during working memory, emotion processing, and resting state
    Hengyi Cao
    Central Institute of Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Heidelberg, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Neuroimage 84:888-900. 2014
  10. doi Induction and quantification of prefrontal cortical network plasticity using 5 Hz rTMS and fMRI
    Christine Esslinger
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 35:140-51. 2014

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi Neural mechanisms of a genome-wide supported psychosis variant
    Christine Esslinger
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, J5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Science 324:605. 2009
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  2. ncbi Influence of vigilance and learning on prefrontal activation in schizophrenia
    Christine Esslinger
    Center for Psychiatry, Justus Liebig University School of Medicine, Giessen, Germany
    Neuropsychobiology 55:194-202. 2007
    ..It is, however, still unclear whether the underlying functional disturbance is due to a hyper- or a hypoactivation of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC) or neither...
  3. doi Cognitive state and connectivity effects of the genome-wide significant psychosis variant in ZNF804A
    Christine Esslinger
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Neuroimage 54:2514-23. 2011
    ..Our findings confirm a key role for disturbed functional connectivity in the genetic risk architecture of schizophrenia and identify cognitive state-dependent and independent components with regard to WM function...
  4. doi Ventral striatal activation during attribution of stimulus saliency and reward anticipation is correlated in unmedicated first episode schizophrenia patients
    Christine Esslinger
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim Heidelberg University, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Schizophr Res 140:114-21. 2012
    ....
  5. doi Hippocampal function in healthy carriers of the CLU Alzheimer's disease risk variant
    Susanne Erk
    Division of Mind and Brain Research, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, D 11017 Berlin, Germany
    J Neurosci 31:18180-4. 2011
    ....
  6. doi Application of high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation to the DLPFC alters human prefrontal-hippocampal functional interaction
    Edda Bilek
    Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Medical Faculty Mannheim, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurosci 33:7050-6. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Activation of midbrain and ventral striatal regions implicates salience processing during a modified beads task
    Christine Esslinger
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e58536. 2013
    ..To address this issue, we studied brain activity during a modified beads task which has been used to measure a "Jumping to Conclusions" (JTC) bias in schizophrenia patients...
  8. ncbi Brain activation during mental maze solving
    Peter Kirsch
    Centre for Psychiatry, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Neuropsychobiology 54:51-8. 2006
    ..Here we present data confirming the involvement of the PFC for the first time by means of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). To minimize motor-related activation, mental mazes were used...
  9. doi Test-retest reliability of fMRI-based graph theoretical properties during working memory, emotion processing, and resting state
    Hengyi Cao
    Central Institute of Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Heidelberg, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Neuroimage 84:888-900. 2014
    ..Our findings can inform the choice of processing strategies, brain atlases and outcome properties for fMRI studies using active tasks, graph theory methods, and within-subject designs, in particular future pharmaco-fMRI studies. ..
  10. doi Induction and quantification of prefrontal cortical network plasticity using 5 Hz rTMS and fMRI
    Christine Esslinger
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 35:140-51. 2014
    ..In further studies this approach could be used to study pharmacological, genetic and disease-related alterations. Hum Brain Mapp 35:140-151, 2014. © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. ..
  11. doi Differential effects of antipsychotic agents on obsessive-compulsive symptoms in schizophrenia: a longitudinal study
    Frederike Schirmbeck
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    J Psychopharmacol 27:349-57. 2013
    ..Further studies should address the pathogenetic mechanism, define patients at risk and facilitate early detection as well as therapeutic interventions...
  12. doi Test-retest reliability of evoked BOLD signals from a cognitive-emotive fMRI test battery
    Michael M Plichta
    Central Institute of Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Heidelberg Medical Faculty Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Neuroimage 60:1746-58. 2012
    ..The present study provides task-specific fMRI reliability performance measures that will inform the optimal use, powering and design of fMRI studies using comparable tasks...
  13. pmc Stable cognitive deficits in schizophrenia patients with comorbid obsessive-compulsive symptoms: a 12-month longitudinal study
    Frederike Schirmbeck
    To whom correspondence should be addressed Central Institute of Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, PO Box 12 21 20, D 68072 Mannheim, Germany tel 0049 621 1703 2523, fax 0049 621 1703 1205, E mail
    Schizophr Bull 39:1261-71. 2013
    ..The association between comorbid OCSs in these patients and neuropsychological impairment remains unclear and somewhat contradictory. Longitudinal approaches investigating the stability of OCS-associated cognitive deficits are missing...
  14. doi The involvement of emotion recognition in affective theory of mind
    Daniela Mier
    Division for Imaging in Psychiatry, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Psychophysiology 47:1028-39. 2010
    ..The results point to a close relationship of emotion recognition and affective ToM and can be interpreted as evidence for the assumption that at least basal forms of ToM occur by an embodied, non-cognitive process...
  15. doi The Early Recognition Inventory ERIraos detects at risk mental states of psychosis with high sensitivity
    Franziska Rausch
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Compr Psychiatry 54:1068-76. 2013
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  16. pmc Neuronal correlates of social cognition in borderline personality disorder
    Daniela Mier
    Department for Clinical Psychology, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim Heidelberg University, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:531-7. 2013
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  17. doi Test-retest reliability of resting-state connectivity network characteristics using fMRI and graph theoretical measures
    Urs Braun
    Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, J5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Neuroimage 59:1404-12. 2012
    ..In conclusion, our study provides methodological recommendations which allow the computation of sufficiently robust markers of network organization using graph metrics derived from fMRI data at rest...
  18. doi Genome-wide association-, replication-, and neuroimaging study implicates HOMER1 in the etiology of major depression
    Marcella Rietschel
    Department of Genetic Epidemiology in Psychiatry, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 68:578-85. 2010
    ..Genome-wide association studies are a powerful tool for unravelling the genetic background of complex disorders such as major depression...
  19. doi Nicotine increases neural response to unpleasant stimuli and anxiety in non-smokers
    Andrea Kobiella
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Technische Universitat Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Addict Biol 16:285-95. 2011
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  20. doi Clozapine-induced obsessive-compulsive syndromes improve in combination with aripiprazole
    Susanne Englisch
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Clin Neuropharmacol 32:227-9. 2009
    ..The proposed strategy should be further evaluated in prospective controlled trials with severity of comorbid OCS as a primary end point...