Michele Wessa

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Affiliation: Central Institute of Mental Health
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Altered cortisol awakening response in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Michele Wessa
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, J 5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:209-15. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Retrieval and emotional processing of traumatic memories in posttraumatic stress disorder: peripheral and central correlates
    Michele Wessa
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Heidelberg, Central Institute of Mental Health, J 5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 44:1683-96. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Central and peripheral psychophysiological responses to trauma-related cues in subclinical posttraumatic stress disorder: a pilot study
    Michele Wessa
    Department of Neuropsychology and Clinical Psychology at the University of Heidelberg, Central Institute of Mental Health, J5, 68159, Mannheim, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 167:56-65. 2005
  4. pmc Goal-directed behavior under emotional distraction is preserved by enhanced task-specific activation
    Michele Wessa
    Section for Experimental Psychopathology and Neuroimaging, Department of General Psychiatry, Center for Psychosocial Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Vossstrasse 4, Heidelberg, Germany
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:305-12. 2013
  5. doi request reprint How to regulate emotion? Neural networks for reappraisal and distraction
    Philipp Kanske
    Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 21:1379-88. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Genome-wide supported risk variant for bipolar disorder alters anatomical connectivity in the human brain
    Julia Linke
    Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Neuroimage 59:3288-96. 2012
  7. doi request reprint 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
  8. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of neurofunctional imaging studies of emotion and cognition in major depression
    Carsten Diener
    Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Germany
    Neuroimage 61:677-85. 2012
  9. pmc Context conditioning and extinction in humans: differential contribution of the hippocampus, amygdala and prefrontal cortex
    Simone Lang
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 29:823-32. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Failure of extinction of fear responses in posttraumatic stress disorder: evidence from second-order conditioning
    Michele Wessa
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Heidelberg, Central Institute of Mental Health, Square J 5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1684-92. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Altered cortisol awakening response in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Michele Wessa
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, J 5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:209-15. 2006
    ..The findings are discussed in light of the hypothesis of a counterregulation of hyper-arousal symptoms and chronic stress in PTSD...
  2. ncbi request reprint Retrieval and emotional processing of traumatic memories in posttraumatic stress disorder: peripheral and central correlates
    Michele Wessa
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Heidelberg, Central Institute of Mental Health, J 5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 44:1683-96. 2006
    ..These findings are discussed in the context of current models of the role of declarative memory in the development and maintenance of PTSD...
  3. ncbi request reprint Central and peripheral psychophysiological responses to trauma-related cues in subclinical posttraumatic stress disorder: a pilot study
    Michele Wessa
    Department of Neuropsychology and Clinical Psychology at the University of Heidelberg, Central Institute of Mental Health, J5, 68159, Mannheim, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 167:56-65. 2005
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  4. pmc Goal-directed behavior under emotional distraction is preserved by enhanced task-specific activation
    Michele Wessa
    Section for Experimental Psychopathology and Neuroimaging, Department of General Psychiatry, Center for Psychosocial Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Vossstrasse 4, Heidelberg, Germany
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:305-12. 2013
    ..Similar error rates in both conditions indicate that cognitive task performance is preserved through enhanced recruitment of task-specific neural resources when emotional distracter stimuli are present...
  5. doi request reprint How to regulate emotion? Neural networks for reappraisal and distraction
    Philipp Kanske
    Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 21:1379-88. 2011
    ..Functional connectivity patterns of the amygdala activation confirmed the roles of these specific activations for the 2 emotion regulation strategies...
  6. doi request reprint Genome-wide supported risk variant for bipolar disorder alters anatomical connectivity in the human brain
    Julia Linke
    Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Neuroimage 59:3288-96. 2012
    ..In sum, our findings show that ANK3 rs10994336 or a variant in linkage-disequilibrium is functional in the human brain and also influences behavioral phenotypes related to bipolar disorder...
  7. doi request reprint 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...
  8. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of neurofunctional imaging studies of emotion and cognition in major depression
    Carsten Diener
    Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Germany
    Neuroimage 61:677-85. 2012
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  9. pmc Context conditioning and extinction in humans: differential contribution of the hippocampus, amygdala and prefrontal cortex
    Simone Lang
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 29:823-32. 2009
    ..These data are consistent with theoretical models that propose an inhibitory effect of the mPFC on the amygdala. The interaction of the mPFC with the hippocampus may reflect the context-specificity of extinction learning...
  10. ncbi request reprint Failure of extinction of fear responses in posttraumatic stress disorder: evidence from second-order conditioning
    Michele Wessa
    Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Heidelberg, Central Institute of Mental Health, Square J 5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1684-92. 2007
    ..The extinction of the traumatic response might be impeded if trauma reminders maintain fear responses by their association with the original trauma through second-order conditioning...
  11. doi request reprint Emotional processing in bipolar disorder: behavioural and neuroimaging findings
    Michele Wessa
    Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Research Group Emotional Processing in Bipolar Disorder, Central Institute of Mental Health, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Int Rev Psychiatry 21:357-67. 2009
    ..This imbalance between the two networks has been proposed to underlie deficient emotion regulation in bipolar disorder...
  12. doi request reprint Microstructural white matter changes in euthymic bipolar patients: a whole-brain diffusion tensor imaging study
    Michele Wessa
    INSERM, U797, CEA INSERM U797 Neuroimaging and Psychiatry, IFR49, University Paris Sud, University Paris 5, Hospital Department Frederic Joliot, IBM, Orsay, France
    Bipolar Disord 11:504-14. 2009
    ..To extend previous findings, we investigated whole-brain modifications in white matter integrity in euthymic bipolar patients with minimal manic and depressive symptoms...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fronto-striatal overactivation in euthymic bipolar patients during an emotional go/nogo task
    Michele Wessa
    Inserm U797, CEA INSERM Research Unit Neuroimaging and Psychiatry, IFR49, University Paris Sud 11 and University Paris 5, Hospital Department Frederic Joliot, 91401 Orsay, France
    Am J Psychiatry 164:638-46. 2007
    ..The authors examined the emotional modulation of cognitive processes and its underlying neural mechanisms in euthymic bipolar patients...
  14. doi request reprint Microstructure of a three-way anatomical network predicts individual differences in response inhibition: a tractography study
    Andrea V King
    Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, University of Heidelberg, Square J5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Neuroimage 59:1949-59. 2012
    ..These findings point to a specific contribution of white matter pathways connecting distinct basal ganglia structures with both medial frontal and ventrolateral prefrontal regions to response inhibition...
  15. doi request reprint Neural correlates of emotion regulation deficits in remitted depression: the influence of regulation strategy, habitual regulation use, and emotional valence
    Philipp Kanske
    Section for Experimental Psychopathology and Neuroimaging, Department of General Psychiatry, Center for Psychosocial Medicine, Heidelberg University, Germany
    Neuroimage 61:686-93. 2012
    ..This interpretation is supported by the relation of habitual reappraisal use to amygdala down-regulation success...
  16. doi request reprint Sensitivity to positive and negative feedback in euthymic patients with bipolar I disorder: the last episode makes the difference
    Julia Linke
    Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Bipolar Disord 13:638-50. 2011
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  17. doi request reprint Loss of callosal fibre integrity in healthy elderly with age-related white matter changes
    Martin Griebe
    Department of Neurology, Universitatsmedizin Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, 68167 Mannheim, Germany
    J Neurol 258:1451-9. 2011
    ..Loss of tissue integrity and atrophy of the CC secondary to spatially remote lesions in the peri- and paraventricular white matter in ARWMC appear to be already detectable in healthy elderly individuals...
  18. doi request reprint 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Posttraumatic stress disorder and trauma memory--a psychobiological perspective]
    Michele Wessa
    Lehrstuhl für Neuropsychologie an der Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg, Zentralinstitut fur Seelische Gesundheit, J 5, D 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 48:28-37. 2002
    ..This dissociation of implicit and explicit memory prevents the extinction of the emotional response to the trauma and perpetuates the disorder. First empirical results based on this model confirm the main hypotheses...
  20. doi request reprint Motivational orientation modulates the neural response to reward
    Julia Linke
    Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    Neuroimage 49:2618-25. 2010
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