Affiliation: Evangelisches Krankenhaus
- A new approach in clinical neuropsychology to the assessment of spatial working memory: the block suppression testThomas Beblo
Center of Psychiatry and Psychotherapeutical Medicine, Gilead Hospital, Bethel, Bielefeld, Germany
J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:105-14. 2004..In Study 2 the BST was administered to a clinical sample of 31 brain-damaged patients to demonstrate its clinical practicability...
- Specifying the neuropsychology of affective disorders: clinical, demographic and neurobiological factorsThomas Beblo
Department of Research, Evaluation and Documentation, Clinic of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Bethel, Ev Hospital Bielefeld, Remterweg 69 71, 33617 Bielefeld, Germany
Neuropsychol Rev 21:337-59. 2011..Despite limited understanding, however, the existent results provide promising suggestions for the development of treatment programs...
- Increased suppression of negative and positive emotions in major depressionThomas Beblo
Department of Research, Evaluation and Documentation, Clinic of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Bethel, Remterweg 69 71, 33617 Bielefeld, Germany Department of Psychology, University of Bielefeld, Germany Electronic address
J Affect Disord 141:474-9. 2012..In addition, we suggest that emotion suppression might be associated with fear of emotions...
- [Regarding the search for a specific neuropsychological profile in depression: limits and perspectives]Thomas Beblo
Klinik für Psychiatry und Psychotherapie Bethel, Ev Krankenhaus Bielefeld
Neuropsychiatr 24:234-42. 2010..With the consideration of these factors, neuropsychological research in depression significantly contributes to our understanding and conceptualization of mental disorders...
- Self-reported emotional dysregulation but no impairment of emotional intelligence in borderline personality disorder: an explorative studyThomas Beblo
Department of Research, Evaluation and Documentation, Clinic of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Bethel, Remterweg, Bielefeld, Germany
J Nerv Ment Dis 198:385-8. 2010..Intense negative emotions in everyday life may trigger dysfunctional emotion regulation strategies in BPD although patients possess sufficient theoretical knowledge about optimal regulation strategies...
- Functional MRI correlates of the recall of unresolved life events in borderline personality disorderThomas Beblo
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Bethel, Ev Hospital Bielefeld, Germany
Psychol Med 36:845-56. 2006..Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), the present study aimed at investigating the neural correlates of the recall of unresolved life events in patients with BPD and healthy controls...
- Deficits in visual functions and neuropsychological inconsistency in Borderline Personality DisorderThomas Beblo
Division of Research, Evaluation and Documentation, Clinic of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Bethel, Ev Hospital Bielefeld, Remterweg 69 71, 33617 Bielefeld, Germany
Psychiatry Res 145:127-35. 2006..This finding might be due to a high degree of temporary stress that interferes with effective cognitive processing. Further research is needed to confirm the present results and to control for stress during the test procedure...
- The impact of neutral and emotionally negative distraction on memory performance and its relation to memory complaints in major depressionThomas Beblo
Division of Research, Evaluation and Documentation, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Bethel, Bielefeld, Germany
Psychiatry Res 178:106-11. 2010..Further research is needed to explore everyday cognitive functioning of patients with MDD...
- Stability of the dexamethasone suppression test in borderline personality disorder with and without comorbid PTSD: a one-year follow-up studyKatja Wingenfeld
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Bether, Ev Hospital Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
J Clin Psychol 63:843-50. 2007..The DST seems to be a stable marker of alterations in HPA axis feedback regulation in BPD, which is also reflected by substantial correlations between percentage of cortisol suppression at baseline and follow-up examination...
- Neural correlates of episodic and semantic memory retrieval in borderline personality disorder: an fMRI studyChristoph Mensebach
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Bethel, Ev Hospital Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
Psychiatry Res 171:94-105. 2009..Our findings suggest that BPD patients may need to engage larger brain areas to reach a level of performance in episodic and semantic retrieval tasks that is comparable to that of healthy controls...
- Posttraumatic stress disorder and fMRI activation patterns of traumatic memory in patients with borderline personality disorderMartin Driessen
Center of Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Gilead Hospital Bethel, Bielefeld, Germany, Bielefeld
Biol Psychiatry 55:603-11. 2004..CONCLUSIONS: Dependent on absence or presence of additional PTSD different neural networks seem to be involved in the traumatic memory of patients with BPD...
- Associations of childhood trauma with hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function in borderline personality disorder and major depressionSilvia Carvalho Fernando
Department of Research, Evaluation and Documentation, Clinic of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Bethel, Ev Hospital Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:1659-68. 2012..This study examines HPA axis abnormalities with respect to clinical characteristics in both BPD (n=24) and MDD patients (n=33) as well as in healthy control participants (n=41)...
- Hippocampal involvement in working memory encoding of changing locations: an fMRI studyMax Toepper
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Bethel, Ev Hospital Bielefeld EvKB, Remterweg 69 71, D 33617 Bielefeld, Germany
Brain Res 1354:91-9. 2010..In addition, whole-brain analysis showed working memory related frontal and parietal brain activation. The results indicate that hippocampal structures contribute to serial working memory encoding of spatial locations in the human brain...
- Selective attention in depression: influence of emotionality and personal relevanceNicole Schlosser
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Bethel, Ev Hospital Bielefeld, Remterweg 69 71, Bielefeld, Germany
J Nerv Ment Dis 199:696-702. 2011..Furthermore, as depressed patients habituated to personally relevant negative stimuli, exposure therapy might be suitable for the treatment of depressive disorder...
- Dexamethasone suppression test in borderline personality disorder--effects of posttraumatic stress disorderWolfgang Lange
Center of Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Gilead Hospital Bethel, Bielefeld, Germany
Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:919-23. 2005..Comorbid MDD was not associated with suppression. CONCLUSIONS: Our results do not indicate a dysfunction of the HPA axis in BPD. However, comorbid PTSD seems to be associated with a relative hypersuppression in the 0.5 mg DST...
- Attention bias towards personally relevant stimuli: the individual emotional Stroop taskKatja Wingenfeld
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Bethel, Evangelisches Hospital Bielefeld, Remterweg 69 71, D 33617 Bielefeld, Germany
Psychol Rep 99:781-93. 2006..These findings indicate that regardless of the word valence, personally relevant stimuli evoke more pronounced Stroop interference than do stimuli without personal relevance...
- Effects of acute cortisol administration on autobiographical memory in patients with major depression and healthy controlsNicole Schlosser
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Bethel, Ev Hospital Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:316-20. 2010..We hypothesized that in contrast to healthy control subjects acute cortisol administration would not affect autobiographical memory performance in MDD due to reduced central glucocorticoid sensitivity...
- Cognitive performance and subjective complaints before and after remission of major depressionDenise Lahr
Mara Hospital, Rehabilitation Unit, Bethel Epilepsy Center, Bielefeld, Germany
Cogn Neuropsychiatry 12:25-45. 2007..In the present study we aimed at investigating neuropsychological performance, subjective complaints, and observer ratings of cognitive abilities in everyday life...
- Early detection of Alzheimer's disease: a new working memory paradigmMax Toepper
Centre of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Bethel, Department of Geriatric Psychiatry, Ev Hospital Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:272-8. 2008....
- Protecting self-esteem from stigma: a test of different strategies for coping with the stigma of mental illnessMarie Ilic
Institute for Interdisciplinary Research on Conflict and Violence, University of Bielefeld, Germany
Int J Soc Psychiatry 58:246-57. 2012..To date, there has been little research into effective strategies for preventing the detrimental effects of stigma on the well-being of people with mental illness...
- The individualized alcohol Stroop task: no attentional bias toward personalized stimuli in alcohol-dependentsChristina Fridrici
Research Department, Clinic of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Bethel, Ev Hospital Bielefeld, Germany
Psychol Addict Behav 27:62-70. 2013..Our results do not support the relevance of attentional retraining programs...
- fMRI of alcohol craving after individual cues: a follow-up case reportStephanie Kunz
Clinic of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Bethel, Evangelisches Krankenhaus, Bielefeld, Germany
Neurocase 14:343-6. 2008..These results indicate that the superior temporal lobe may be involved when alcohol craving is initiated by individual verbal cues. Further studies using individual cues are needed to explore the neural correlates of alcohol craving...
- No melancholia in poststroke depression? A phenomenologic comparison of primary and poststroke depressionThomas Beblo
Department of Psychiatry, Gilead Hospital, Bethel, Bielefeld, Germany
J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 15:44-9. 2002....