Barbara Vollmayr

Summary

Affiliation: Central Institute of Mental Health
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reduced cell proliferation in the dentate gyrus is not correlated with the development of learned helplessness
    Barbara Vollmayr
    Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 54:1035-40. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Rats with congenital learned helplessness respond less to sucrose but show no deficits in activity or learning
    Barbara Vollmayr
    Department of Psychiatry, Central Institute of Mental Health J5, D 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Behav Brain Res 150:217-21. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Stress models of depression: forming genetically vulnerable strains
    Fritz A Henn
    Central Institute of Mental Health, D 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 29:799-804. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopic creatine correlates with creatine transporter protein density in rat brain
    Alexander Sartorius
    Central Institute of Mental Health, J5, Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurosci Methods 172:215-9. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Specific creatine rise in learned helplessness induced by electroconvulsive shock treatment
    Alexander Sartorius
    Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Neuroreport 14:2199-201. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Elevated spectroscopic glutamate/gamma-amino butyric acid in rats bred for learned helplessness
    Alexander Sartorius
    Central Institute of Mental Health, J5, D 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Neuroreport 18:1469-73. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Neurogenesis and depression: what animal models tell us about the link
    Barbara Vollmayr
    Central Institute of Mental Health, J5, University of Heidelberg, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 257:300-3. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Reduced expression of complexins I and II in rats bred for learned helplessness
    Mathias Zink
    Central Institute of Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, PO Box 12 21 20, D 68072 Mannheim, Germany
    Brain Res 1144:202-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Correlation between MR-spectroscopic rat hippocampal choline levels and phospholipase A2
    Alexander Sartorius
    Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    World J Biol Psychiatry 7:246-50. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Choline rise in the rat hippocampus induced by electroconvulsive shock treatment
    Alexander Sartorius
    Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 53:620-3. 2003

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Reduced cell proliferation in the dentate gyrus is not correlated with the development of learned helplessness
    Barbara Vollmayr
    Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 54:1035-40. 2003
    ..A plethora of indirect findings suggests that mood disorders may be caused by or result in structural changes in the brain, namely decreased hippocampal cell proliferation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Rats with congenital learned helplessness respond less to sucrose but show no deficits in activity or learning
    Barbara Vollmayr
    Department of Psychiatry, Central Institute of Mental Health J5, D 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Behav Brain Res 150:217-21. 2004
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  3. ncbi request reprint Stress models of depression: forming genetically vulnerable strains
    Fritz A Henn
    Central Institute of Mental Health, D 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 29:799-804. 2005
    ..A new form of this approach, recently described, also is suitable for the examination of genetic factors leading to depressive like behaviour and this will be presented...
  4. doi request reprint Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopic creatine correlates with creatine transporter protein density in rat brain
    Alexander Sartorius
    Central Institute of Mental Health, J5, Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurosci Methods 172:215-9. 2008
    ..An influence of tCr on the brain's energy regulating system seems plausible...
  5. ncbi request reprint Specific creatine rise in learned helplessness induced by electroconvulsive shock treatment
    Alexander Sartorius
    Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Neuroreport 14:2199-201. 2003
    ..A possible connection between hippocampal creatine levels and major depressive disorders as a reflection of changes in energy metabolism is discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Elevated spectroscopic glutamate/gamma-amino butyric acid in rats bred for learned helplessness
    Alexander Sartorius
    Central Institute of Mental Health, J5, D 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Neuroreport 18:1469-73. 2007
    ..Our results corroborate previous findings of an amino-acid influence on the pathomechanisms of mood disorders...
  7. ncbi request reprint Neurogenesis and depression: what animal models tell us about the link
    Barbara Vollmayr
    Central Institute of Mental Health, J5, University of Heidelberg, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 257:300-3. 2007
    ..This suggests that neurogenesis does not directly control affect but is tightly connected to the modulation of affect by stress and antidepressant measures...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reduced expression of complexins I and II in rats bred for learned helplessness
    Mathias Zink
    Central Institute of Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, PO Box 12 21 20, D 68072 Mannheim, Germany
    Brain Res 1144:202-8. 2007
    ..The experimental data fit well into current pathogenetic concepts of mood disorders and support the hypothesis, that complexins are pivotal players in the pathophysiology of depression and tentative targets of antidepressants...
  9. ncbi request reprint Correlation between MR-spectroscopic rat hippocampal choline levels and phospholipase A2
    Alexander Sartorius
    Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    World J Biol Psychiatry 7:246-50. 2006
    ..Our data show a significant inverse correlation (p = 0.018) between PLA2 protein levels and MRS Cho/NAA levels suggesting a possible downregulation of PLA2 in compensation for an upregulation of other phospholipases...
  10. ncbi request reprint Choline rise in the rat hippocampus induced by electroconvulsive shock treatment
    Alexander Sartorius
    Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 53:620-3. 2003
    ..We hypothesized a hippocampal choline increase in the rat brain under electroconvulsive shock (ECS) treatment...
  11. ncbi request reprint Voluntary alcohol intake in two rat lines selectively bred for learned helpless and non-helpless behavior
    Valentina Vengeliene
    Department of Psychopharmacology, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, J5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 178:125-32. 2005
    ..A high comorbidity between depression and alcoholism has been reported in several studies, but the mechanisms underlying this relationship remain unknown...
  12. ncbi request reprint Neurogenesis and depression: etiology or epiphenomenon?
    Fritz A Henn
    Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 56:146-50. 2004
    ..On the basis of these findings, it is suggested that neurogenesis might play a subtle role in depression but that it is not the primary factor in the final common pathway leading to depression...
  13. doi request reprint Imaging new neurons in vivo: a pioneering tool to study the cellular biology of depression?
    Benedikt Römer
    Central Institute of Mental Health Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Bioessays 30:806-10. 2008
    ..This makes it possible to study the role of neural progenitor cells in a wide variety of human brain disorders...