Sigrid Elsenbruch

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Disturbed stress responses in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    S Benson
    Department of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:727-35. 2009
  2. pmc Fear conditioning in an abdominal pain model: neural responses during associative learning and extinction in healthy subjects
    Joswin Kattoor
    Inst of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e51149. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Visceral sensitivity correlates with decreased regional gray matter volume in healthy volunteers: a voxel-based morphometry study
    Sigrid Elsenbruch
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany Electronic address
    Pain 155:244-9. 2014
  4. doi request reprint How positive and negative expectations shape the experience of visceral pain: an experimental pilot study in healthy women
    S Elsenbruch
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 24:914-e460. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Neural mechanisms mediating the effects of expectation in visceral placebo analgesia: an fMRI study in healthy placebo responders and nonresponders
    Sigrid Elsenbruch
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Pain 153:382-90. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Patients with irritable bowel syndrome have altered emotional modulation of neural responses to visceral stimuli
    Sigrid Elsenbruch
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Clinic of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Gastroenterology 139:1310-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Abdominal pain in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: a review of putative psychological, neural and neuro-immune mechanisms
    Sigrid Elsenbruch
    Inst of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Clinic of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Brain Behav Immun 25:386-94. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Social support during pregnancy: effects on maternal depressive symptoms, smoking and pregnancy outcome
    S Elsenbruch
    Department of Medical Psychology, University Clinic of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Hum Reprod 22:869-77. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine and blood pressure responses to rectal distensions in individuals with high and low visceral pain sensitivity
    S Elsenbruch
    Department of Medical Psychology, University Hospital of Essen Medical School, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:580-5. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Affective disturbances modulate the neural processing of visceral pain stimuli in irritable bowel syndrome: an fMRI study
    S Elsenbruch
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Clinic of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Gut 59:489-95. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Disturbed stress responses in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    S Benson
    Department of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:727-35. 2009
    ..We analyzed the neuroendocrine and immune cell responses to psychosocial stress in PCOS patients compared to BMI-matched healthy controls...
  2. pmc Fear conditioning in an abdominal pain model: neural responses during associative learning and extinction in healthy subjects
    Joswin Kattoor
    Inst of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e51149. 2013
    ..Together, these findings contribute to our understanding of aversive visceral learning and memory processes relevant to the pathophysiology of chronic abdominal pain...
  3. doi request reprint Visceral sensitivity correlates with decreased regional gray matter volume in healthy volunteers: a voxel-based morphometry study
    Sigrid Elsenbruch
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany Electronic address
    Pain 155:244-9. 2014
    ..These findings support that alterations in brain morphology not only occur in clinical pain conditions but also occur according to normal interindividual variations in visceral sensitivity. ..
  4. doi request reprint How positive and negative expectations shape the experience of visceral pain: an experimental pilot study in healthy women
    S Elsenbruch
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 24:914-e460. 2012
    ..In order to elucidate placebo and nocebo effects in visceral pain, we analyzed the effects of positive and negative expectations on rectal pain perception, rectal pain thresholds, state anxiety and cortisol responses in healthy women...
  5. doi request reprint Neural mechanisms mediating the effects of expectation in visceral placebo analgesia: an fMRI study in healthy placebo responders and nonresponders
    Sigrid Elsenbruch
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Pain 153:382-90. 2012
    ..Placebo analgesia constitutes a paradigm to elucidate psychological components of the pain response relevant to the pathophysiology and treatment of chronic abdominal pain...
  6. doi request reprint Patients with irritable bowel syndrome have altered emotional modulation of neural responses to visceral stimuli
    Sigrid Elsenbruch
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Clinic of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Gastroenterology 139:1310-9. 2010
    ..We investigated the effects of emotional context on the behavioral and neural response to visceral stimuli in IBS patients...
  7. doi request reprint Abdominal pain in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: a review of putative psychological, neural and neuro-immune mechanisms
    Sigrid Elsenbruch
    Inst of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Clinic of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Brain Behav Immun 25:386-94. 2011
    ..Investigating afferent immune-to-brain communication in visceral hyperalgesia as a component of the sickness response constitutes a promising future research goal...
  8. ncbi request reprint Social support during pregnancy: effects on maternal depressive symptoms, smoking and pregnancy outcome
    S Elsenbruch
    Department of Medical Psychology, University Clinic of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Hum Reprod 22:869-77. 2007
    ..The goal was to study the effects of social support during pregnancy on maternal depressive symptoms, quality of life and pregnancy outcomes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine and blood pressure responses to rectal distensions in individuals with high and low visceral pain sensitivity
    S Elsenbruch
    Department of Medical Psychology, University Hospital of Essen Medical School, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:580-5. 2007
    ..The mechanisms of interindividual variations in visceral pain sensitivity remain poorly understood. We characterized the neuroendocrine responses to rectal distensions in healthy individuals with high vs. low rectal pain sensitivity...
  10. doi request reprint Affective disturbances modulate the neural processing of visceral pain stimuli in irritable bowel syndrome: an fMRI study
    S Elsenbruch
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Clinic of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Gut 59:489-95. 2010
    ..To address the role of anxiety and depression symptoms in altered pain processing in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)...
  11. doi request reprint Maladaptive coping with illness in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Sven Benson
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 39:37-45. 2010
    ..To assess the relative contribution of these coping strategies to reduced quality of life in an attempt to clarify the possible relevance of coping for impaired psychosocial well-being in PCOS...
  12. ncbi request reprint Neural mechanisms mediating positive and negative treatment expectations in visceral pain: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study on placebo and nocebo effects in healthy volunteers
    Julia Schmid
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Pain 154:2372-80. 2013
    ..This first brain imaging study on nocebo effects in visceral pain has implications for the pathophysiology and treatment of patients with chronic abdominal complaints such as irritable bowel syndrome. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Metformin treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome improves health-related quality-of-life, emotional distress and sexuality
    Susanne Hahn
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Institute of Medical Psychology, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Hum Reprod 21:1925-34. 2006
    ..In a prospective, observational study, we analysed the effects of metformin treatment on health-related quality-of-life (HRQL), emotional well-being and sexuality in PCOS. No placebo-treated control group was included...
  14. doi request reprint Neural response to emotional stimuli during experimental human endotoxemia
    Jennifer S Kullmann
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 34:2217-27. 2013
    ..These findings may have implications for the putative role of inflammatory processes in the pathophysiology of depression...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of a comprehensive lifestyle modification program on quality-of-life in patients with ulcerative colitis: a twelve-month follow-up
    Jost Langhorst
    University of Duisburg Essen, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Germany
    Scand J Gastroenterol 42:734-45. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Determinants of emotional distress in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Sigrid Elsenbruch
    Department of Medical Psychology, Endokrinologikum Ruhr, Center for Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases, Bochum, Germany
    Hum Reprod 21:1092-9. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint Public speaking stress-induced neuroendocrine responses and circulating immune cell redistribution in irritable bowel syndrome
    Sigrid Elsenbruch
    Department of Medical Psychology, University Hospital of Essen Medical School, Essen, Germany
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:2300-7. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Clinical and psychological correlates of quality-of-life in polycystic ovary syndrome
    Susanne Hahn
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany, Hufelandstr 55, 45 122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Endocrinol 153:853-60. 2005
    ..Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) has been shown to cause a reduction in quality of life. This study examines the extent of different PCOS symptoms on quality-of-life, psychosocial well-being and sexual satisfaction...
  19. ncbi request reprint Stress-related peripheral neuroendocrine-immune interactions in women with ulcerative colitis
    Jost Langhorst
    Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:1086-96. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive markers in the assessment of intestinal inflammation in inflammatory bowel diseases: performance of fecal lactoferrin, calprotectin, and PMN-elastase, CRP, and clinical indices
    Jost Langhorst
    Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:162-9. 2008
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  21. pmc Experimental human endotoxemia enhances brain activity during social cognition
    Jennifer S Kullmann
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, 45122 Essen, Germany, Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, 45122 Essen, Germany, Department of Cognitive Psychology, Ruhr University Bochum, 44780 Bochum, Germany, Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Essen, 45122 Essen, Germany, and University Hospital of Neuroradiology, Innsbruck Medical University, 6020 Innsbruck, AustriaInstitute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, 45122 Essen, Germany, Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, 45122 Essen, Germany, Department of Cognitive Psychology, Ruhr University Bochum, 44780 Bochum, Germany, Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Essen, 45122 Essen, Germany, and University Hospital of Neuroradiology, Innsbruck Medical University, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 9:786-93. 2014
    ..The increased task-related neural responses in the LPS condition may reflect a compensatory strategy or a greater social cognitive processing as a function of sickness...
  22. ncbi request reprint Metformin improves polycystic ovary syndrome symptoms irrespective of pre-treatment insulin resistance
    Susanne Tan
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Essen Medical School, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Endocrinol 157:669-76. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the influence of metformin on the clinical and biochemical parameters of PCOS irrespective of the presence of basal obesity and IR...
  23. doi request reprint Contributions of the cerebellum to disturbed central processing of visceral stimuli in irritable bowel syndrome
    Christina Rosenberger
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Clinic of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Cerebellum 12:194-8. 2013
    ..Symptoms of anxiety and depression, which are frequently found in chronic pain conditions like IBS, modulate activation during visceral sensory signals not only in cortical and subcortical brain areas but also in the cerebellum...
  24. doi request reprint Towards understanding sex differences in visceral pain: enhanced reactivation of classically-conditioned fear in healthy women
    Sven Benson
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, D 45147 Essen, Germany
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 109:113-21. 2014
    ..Sex differences in "gut memories" could play a role in the female preponderance of chronic abdominal pain. ..
  25. doi request reprint Acute experimental endotoxemia induces visceral hypersensitivity and altered pain evaluation in healthy humans
    Sven Benson
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Pain 153:794-9. 2012
    ..Our results support the relevance of inflammatory processes in the pathophysiology of visceral hyperalgesia and underscore the need for studies to further elucidate immune-to-brain communication pathways in gastrointestinal disorders...
  26. doi request reprint Effects of standard glucocorticoid replacement therapies on subjective well-being: a randomized, double-blind, crossover study in patients with secondary adrenal insufficiency
    Sven Benson
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioural Immunobiology, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Endocrinol 167:679-85. 2012
    ..Therefore, in clinical practice, the individual total dose is often adjusted based on patients' subjective well-being...
  27. ncbi request reprint Self-reported quality of life and depressive symptoms in children, adolescents, and adults with Duchenne muscular dystrophy: a cross-sectional survey study
    Sigrid Elsenbruch
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Neuropediatrics 44:257-64. 2013
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  28. doi request reprint Cerebellar contributions to different phases of visceral aversive extinction learning
    Joswin Kattoor
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Cerebellum 13:1-8. 2014
    ..Together, these findings contribute to our understanding of the cerebellum in aversive learning and memory processes relevant to the pathophysiology of chronic abdominal pain. ..
  29. doi request reprint Experimental endotoxemia as a model to study neuroimmune mechanisms in human visceral pain
    Sven Benson
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1262:108-17. 2012
    ..We summarize and attempt to integrate relevant animal and human studies concerning neuroimmune communication in visceral and somatic pain, discuss putative mechanisms, and conclude with future research directions...
  30. ncbi request reprint Are there alterations of neuroendocrine and cellular immune responses to nutrients in women with irritable bowel syndrome?
    Sigrid Elsenbruch
    Department of Medical Psychology, University Clinic of Essen, Essen, Germany
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:703-10. 2004
    ..The goal was to investigate the neuroimmune axis in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) by analyzing the neuroendocrine and cellular immune responses to nutrient load...
  31. ncbi request reprint Coronary atherosclerosis and cardiovascular risk in masters male marathon runners. Rationale and design of the "marathon study"
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Clinic of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 31:575-85. 2006
    ..The predictive value of modern imaging- and non-imaging-based markers of risk that can be used for risk stratification in masters endurance athletes still deserves exploration...
  32. ncbi request reprint Visceral pain and public speaking stress: neuroendocrine and immune cell responses in healthy subjects
    A Lucas
    Department of Medical Psychology, University Clinic of Essen, Germany
    Brain Behav Immun 20:49-56. 2006
    ..These findings may have implications for conditions associated with visceral hyperalgesia...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of mind-body therapy on quality of life and neuroendocrine and cellular immune functions in patients with ulcerative colitis
    Sigrid Elsenbruch
    Departement of Medical Psychology, University Clinic of Essen, Essen, Germany
    Psychother Psychosom 74:277-87. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of mind-body therapy on neuroendocrine and cellular immune measures, health-related quality of life and disease activity in patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) in remission...
  34. ncbi request reprint Comparison of 4 neutrophil-derived proteins in feces as indicators of disease activity in ulcerative colitis
    Jost Langhorst
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 11:1085-91. 2005
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Effects of psychological stress on the cerebral processing of visceral stimuli in healthy women
    C Rosenberger
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Clinic of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 21:740-e45. 2009
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Pseudo-affective visceromotor responses and HPA axis activation following colorectal distension in rats with increased cholinergic sensitivity
    S Elsenbruch
    Department of Medical Psychology, University Clinic of Essen, Essen, Germany
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 16:801-9. 2004
    ..These data suggest that FSL rats show altered VMR responses to CRD and disturbed hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses to acute stress...
  37. doi request reprint Effects of obesity on neuroendocrine, cardiovascular, and immune cell responses to acute psychosocial stress in premenopausal women
    S Benson
    Department of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Clinic of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:181-9. 2009
    ..To analyze the neuroendocrine and immune cell responses to acute psychosocial stress in obese compared to non-obese premenopausal women...
  38. ncbi request reprint Psychological implications of infertility in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    S Tan
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Hum Reprod 23:2064-71. 2008
    ..Little is known regarding the psychological aspects associated with infertility in these patients. Therefore, we examined the influence of an unfulfilled wish to conceive on various aspects of psychological functioning in PCOS women...
  39. doi request reprint Prevalence and implications of anxiety in polycystic ovary syndrome: results of an internet-based survey in Germany
    S Benson
    Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Clinic of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Hum Reprod 24:1446-51. 2009
    ..Therefore, our goal was to address the prevalence, determinants and implications of anxiety alone or anxiety in combination with depression in German women with PCOS...
  40. ncbi request reprint Quality of life, psychosocial well-being, and sexual satisfaction in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Sigrid Elsenbruch
    Department of Medical Psychology, University of Essen, 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:5801-7. 2003
    ..Most of the differences were not affected by correction for body weight. In conclusion, PCOS causes a major reduction in the quality of life and severely limits sexual satisfaction...
  41. ncbi request reprint In vitro adrenergic modulation of cellular immune functions in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis
    Katharina Haerter
    Department of Medical Psychology, University of Essen Medical School, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Neuroimmunol 146:126-32. 2004
    ..To analyze the effects in vitro of alpha- and beta-adrenoceptor agonists on splenocyte proliferation and on proinflammatory cytokine production in splenocytes and peritoneal macrophages (MF) in different stages of EAE...
  42. pmc Melatonin: a novel treatment for IBS?
    S Elsenbruch
    University Clinic of Essen, Germany
    Gut 54:1353-4. 2005
  43. ncbi request reprint Diarrhea- and constipation-predominant IBS patients differ in postprandial autonomic and cortisol responses
    S Elsenbruch
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University Clinic of Essen, Germany
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:460-6. 2001
    ..6, p < 0.05). CONCLUSIONS: These findings support the notion that the IBS symptom groups are characterized by different physiological responses to visceral stimuli, and point to a role of autonomic pathways in IBS symptomatology...
  44. ncbi request reprint Obesity, depression, and chronic low-grade inflammation in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    S Benson
    Department of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Brain Behav Immun 22:177-84. 2008
    ..Since depression is common in PCOS, this study aimed to address whether depression correlates with indices of chronic low-grade inflammation beyond the association with obesity...
  45. ncbi request reprint Psychological and physiological responses to postprandial mental stress in women with the irritable bowel syndrome
    S Elsenbruch
    Lynn Institute for Healthcare Research, Oklahoma City, OK 73112, USA
    Psychosom Med 63:805-13. 2001
    ..Patients with IBS cannot be differentiated from controls on the basis of the pattern of changes in sympathetic activation after the mental stressor. The stressor used in this study did not elicit a cortisol response in either group...