Malek Bajbouj

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Affiliation: Humboldt University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic brain stimulation and cortical excitability in depressed patients
    Malek Bajbouj
    Am J Psychiatry 162:2192-3. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Motor cortical excitability in depressive patients after electroconvulsive therapy and repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Malek Bajbouj
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    J ECT 21:243-5. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and cortical excitability in patients with major depressive disorder
    Malek Bajbouj
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Eschenallee 3, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    Exp Neurol 196:332-8. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Motor cortex excitability after vagus nerve stimulation in major depression
    Malek Bajbouj
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:156-9. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Two-year outcome of vagus nerve stimulation in treatment-resistant depression
    Malek Bajbouj
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 30:273-81. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Evidence for impaired cortical inhibition in patients with unipolar major depression
    Malek Bajbouj
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 59:395-400. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of right unilateral electroconvulsive therapy on motor cortical excitability in depressive patients
    Malek Bajbouj
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Eschenallee 3, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 40:322-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint [Vagus nerve stimulation, repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, and electroconvulsive therapy in the treatment of depressive disorders]
    M Bajbouj
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin
    Nervenarzt 76:28-35. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Abnormal cingulate and prefrontal cortical neurochemistry in major depression after electroconvulsive therapy
    Angela Merkl
    Department of Psychiatry Charité Universitätsmedizin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 69:772-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Region-specific glutamate changes in patients with unipolar depression
    Simone Grimm
    Affective Neuroscience and Emotion Modulation, Department of Psychiatry, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charite, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 46:1059-65. 2012

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Publications60

  1. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic brain stimulation and cortical excitability in depressed patients
    Malek Bajbouj
    Am J Psychiatry 162:2192-3. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Motor cortical excitability in depressive patients after electroconvulsive therapy and repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Malek Bajbouj
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    J ECT 21:243-5. 2005
    ..Furthermore, measurement of motor cortical excitability may be a useful tool for investigating and monitoring inhibitory brain effects of different antidepressant stimulation techniques...
  3. ncbi request reprint Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and cortical excitability in patients with major depressive disorder
    Malek Bajbouj
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Eschenallee 3, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    Exp Neurol 196:332-8. 2005
    ..Furthermore, measurement of motor cortical excitability may be a useful tool for investigating and monitoring inhibitory brain effects of antidepressant stimulation techniques like rTMS...
  4. ncbi request reprint Motor cortex excitability after vagus nerve stimulation in major depression
    Malek Bajbouj
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:156-9. 2007
    ..These results suggest that VNS is capable of changing motor cortical excitability in patients with depression...
  5. doi request reprint Two-year outcome of vagus nerve stimulation in treatment-resistant depression
    Malek Bajbouj
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 30:273-81. 2010
    ..The results of this 2-year open-label trial suggest a clinical response and a comparatively benign adverse effect profile among patients with treatment-resistant depression...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evidence for impaired cortical inhibition in patients with unipolar major depression
    Malek Bajbouj
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 59:395-400. 2006
    ..Transcranial magnetic stimulation is a useful tool for investigating central cortical inhibitory mechanisms associated with GABAergic neurotransmission in psychiatric and neurological disorders...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of right unilateral electroconvulsive therapy on motor cortical excitability in depressive patients
    Malek Bajbouj
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Eschenallee 3, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 40:322-7. 2006
    ..We interpret this finding as further indirect evidence for changes in inhibitory circuits in the course of ECT in patients with major depression...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Vagus nerve stimulation, repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, and electroconvulsive therapy in the treatment of depressive disorders]
    M Bajbouj
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin
    Nervenarzt 76:28-35. 2005
    ..In this article we review their mechanisms of action and summarize efficacy and adverse effects...
  9. doi request reprint Abnormal cingulate and prefrontal cortical neurochemistry in major depression after electroconvulsive therapy
    Angela Merkl
    Department of Psychiatry Charité Universitätsmedizin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 69:772-9. 2011
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  10. doi request reprint Region-specific glutamate changes in patients with unipolar depression
    Simone Grimm
    Affective Neuroscience and Emotion Modulation, Department of Psychiatry, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charite, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 46:1059-65. 2012
    ..These findings might serve as a starting point for future studies in which the value of this metabolite pattern for treatment response prediction should be investigated...
  11. ncbi request reprint Motorcortical excitability after electroconvulsive therapy in patients with major depressive disorder
    Malek Bajbouj
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Eschenallee 3, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    Suppl Clin Neurophysiol 56:433-40. 2003
  12. ncbi request reprint Metabolic alterations in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex after treatment with high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients with unipolar major depression
    Alexander Luborzewski
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Eschenallee 3, D 14050 Berlin, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 41:606-15. 2007
    ..Our results indicate that metabolic, state-dependent changes within the left DLPFC in major depressive disorder involve the glutamate system and can be reversed in a dose-dependent manner by rTMS...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association of human hippocampal neurochemistry, serotonin transporter genetic variation, and anxiety
    Jurgen Gallinat
    Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite University Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Neuroimage 26:123-31. 2005
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Abnormal hippocampal neurochemistry in smokers: evidence from proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy at 3 T
    Jurgen Gallinat
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Campus Mitte PUK Charité SHK, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:80-4. 2007
    ..In this study, proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy was used to assess the effects of chronic smoking on neuronal integrity of the hippocampus and anterior cingulate cortex (ACC)...
  15. doi request reprint Effects of 3 different stimulus intensities of ultrabrief stimuli in right unilateral electroconvulsive therapy in major depression: a randomized, double-blind pilot study
    Arnim Quante
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Charité University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Eschenallee 3, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 45:174-8. 2011
    ..In this prospective, randomized, double-blind trial, we examined the efficacy and cognitive side effects of RULECT with three different (high dose) stimulus intensities (4×, 7× and 10× above the seizure threshold (ST))...
  16. ncbi request reprint Patterns of response to repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in major depression: replication study in drug-free patients
    Eva Lotta Brakemeier
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    J Affect Disord 108:59-70. 2008
    ..Thus, this study aims to replicate previous findings and explore patterns of response in drug-free patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Positive predictors for antidepressive response to prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)
    Eva Lotta Brakemeier
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Eschenallee 3, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 41:395-403. 2007
    ..Prospective rTMS studies are necessary to validate the predictive value of the derived model...
  18. doi request reprint Stimulus pulse-frequency-dependent efficacy and cognitive adverse effects of ultrabrief-pulse electroconvulsive therapy in patients with major depression
    Stefan Roepke
    Department of Psychiatry, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    J ECT 27:109-13. 2011
    ..However, effective stimulus dose can often be achieved only with high stimulus frequency, whereas the impact of increased stimulus frequency on antidepressant efficacy and cognitive adverse effects is not known...
  19. ncbi request reprint Association of the met66 allele of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) with smoking
    Undine E Lang
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Dresden, Fetscherstr 74, 01307, Dresden, Germany
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 190:433-9. 2007
    ..In this study, we addressed the question if a common BDNF missense variation (Val66Met) influences the risk for smoking behavior in otherwise healthy human volunteers...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral therapy as continuation treatment to sustain response after electroconvulsive therapy in depression: a randomized controlled trial
    Eva Lotta Brakemeier
    Psychologische Hochschule Berlin, Berlin Department of Psychiatry, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charite, Berlin
    Biol Psychiatry 76:194-202. 2014
    ..It has never been systematically assessed whether psychotherapy, continuation ECT, or antidepressant medication is the most efficacious intervention to maintain initial treatment response...
  21. doi request reprint Lateralized effects of prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on emotional working memory
    Anne Weigand
    Cluster of Excellence Languages of Emotion, Freie Universitat Berlin, Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195, Berlin, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 227:43-52. 2013
    ..Our findings are the first to demonstrate a causal role of the right DLPFC in working memory for negative, withdrawal-related words and provide further support for a hemispheric lateralization of emotion processing...
  22. ncbi request reprint Brain-derived neurotrophic factor serum concentrations in depressive patients during vagus nerve stimulation and repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Undine E Lang
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Dresden, Fetscherstr 74, 01099 Dresden, Germany
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 187:56-9. 2006
    ..Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) and repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex are brain stimulation techniques used as therapeutic interventions in major depression...
  23. ncbi request reprint Persistent dysfunctional frontal lobe activation in former smokers
    Andres Neuhaus
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite University Medicine, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 186:191-200. 2006
    ..However, it is largely unknown if cerebral dysfunctions are reversible or persist during long term abstinence...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cerebral blood flow during vagus nerve stimulation--a transcranial Doppler study
    Peter Neu
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Eschenallee 1, DE 14050 Berlin, Germany
    Neuropsychobiology 51:265-8. 2005
    ..This study was conducted to investigate whether acute VNS has an influence on cerebral blood flow (CBF) in humans...
  25. ncbi request reprint Acute prefrontal cortex transcranial magnetic stimulation in healthy volunteers: no effects on brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) concentrations in serum
    Undine E Lang
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Campus Mitte, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    J Affect Disord 107:255-8. 2008
    ..BDNF serum concentrations have been shown to be decreased in patients with major depressive disorder and can be upregulated by several antidepressive treatment strategies including repetitive TMS...
  26. ncbi request reprint Childhood maltreatment and adult proinflammatory status in patients with major depression
    Sara Zeugmann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite, University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Psychiatr Danub 25:227-35. 2013
    ..Regardless, major depression is often the result of early life stress, the implications of which are not satisfactorily understood...
  27. doi request reprint State-dependent effects of prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on emotional working memory
    Anne Weigand
    Cluster of Excellence Languages of Emotion, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin, Germany Department of Psychiatry, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charite Berlin, 14050 Berlin, Germany Dahlem Institute for Neuroimaging of Emotion, Freie Universitaet Berlin, 14195 Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    Brain Stimul 6:905-12. 2013
    ..A growing body of findings illustrates the importance of state-dependency in studies using brain stimulation...
  28. doi request reprint Antidepressant electroconvulsive therapy: mechanism of action, recent advances and limitations
    Angela Merkl
    Department of Psychiatry, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charite, Eschenallee 3, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    Exp Neurol 219:20-6. 2009
    ..This review aims to summarize current research data on the mechanism of action, efficacy, and recent advances in ECT technique...
  29. doi request reprint Antidepressant effects after short-term and chronic stimulation of the subgenual cingulate gyrus in treatment-resistant depression
    Angela Merkl
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Eschenallee 3, 14050 Berlin, Germany Dahlem Institute for Neuroimaging of Emotion, Freie Universitat Berlin, Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin, Germany Department of Neurology, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Campus Virchow, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    Exp Neurol 249:160-8. 2013
    ..Apart from its potential long-term antidepressant effects acute stimulation effects have been described. We investigated putative neuroanatomical clusters in which such acute effects accumulate and followed patients over the long-term...
  30. ncbi request reprint No association of a functional polymorphism in the serotonin transporter gene promoter and anxiety-related personality traits
    Undine E Lang
    Department of Psychiatry, Benjamin Franklin Medical School, Free University of Berlin, Germany
    Neuropsychobiology 49:182-4. 2004
    ..f. = 2) in all subjects. Given the small effect of this 5-HTT polymorphism on behaviour in previous studies, a lack of significant genotype differences in these tests could be due to considerable individual variability in these measures...
  31. ncbi request reprint Interictal slow-wave focus in left medial temporal lobe during bilateral electroconvulsive therapy
    Andres H Neuhaus
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Neuropsychobiology 52:183-9. 2005
    ..It will further be discussed whether it is possible to obtain information about activity of deep brain structures like the hippocampal formation from scalp-recorded signals...
  32. ncbi request reprint Genetic variations of the NR3A subunit of the NMDA receptor modulate prefrontal cerebral activity in humans
    Jurgen Gallinat
    Klinik für Psychiatrie and Psychotherapie, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Berlin
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:59-68. 2007
    ..Because the NR3A is expressed in the human prefrontal cortex, we hypothesized that genetic variations of the NR3A subunit modulate prefrontal activation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Impact of interhemispheric inhibition on excitability of the non-lesioned motor cortex after acute stroke
    Ludwig Niehaus
    Department of Neurology, Neurologische Klinik der Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Hochschulmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Suppl Clin Neurophysiol 56:181-6. 2003
  34. ncbi request reprint Glutamate as a spectroscopic marker of hippocampal structural plasticity is elevated in long-term euthymic bipolar patients on chronic lithium therapy and correlates inversely with diurnal cortisol
    M Colla
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Mol Psychiatry 14:696-704, 647. 2009
    ..Taken together, these results add to the concept of bipolar disorder as an illness involving disturbed hippocampal structural plasticity under the opposing influences of lithium and glucocorticoids...
  35. ncbi request reprint Association between cerebral glutamate and human behaviour: the sensation seeking personality trait
    J Gallinat
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Campus Mitte, University Hospital of Dresden, Germany
    Neuroimage 34:671-8. 2007
    ..However, the role of glutamate in related personality traits like sensation seeking has not been investigated in humans...
  36. ncbi request reprint P300 is enhanced in responders to vagus nerve stimulation for treatment of major depressive disorder
    A H Neuhaus
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite University Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    J Affect Disord 100:123-8. 2007
    ..In an exploratory study, we investigated the effects of VNS on auditory event-related potentials (ERP)...
  37. doi request reprint Gender-dependent association of a functional NGF polymorphism with anxiety-related personality traits
    U E Lang
    Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charité Medicine Berlin, Campus Charite Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Pharmacopsychiatry 41:196-9. 2008
    ..Nerve growth factor (NGF) has been shown to be involved in anxiety behaviour and the expression of conditioned fear in mice...
  38. ncbi request reprint Clozapine in medication- and electroconvulsive therapy-resistant, depressed inpatients: a case series
    Arnim Quante
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:715-7. 2007
  39. pmc How emotional abilities modulate the influence of early life stress on hippocampal functioning
    Sabine Aust
    Cluster of Excellence Languages of Emotion, Freie Universitat Berlin, Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin, Germany, Dahlem Institute for Neuroimaging of Emotion, Freie Universitat Berlin, Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin, Germany, and Department of Psychiatry, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Eschenallee 3, 14150 Berlin, GermanyCluster of Excellence Languages of Emotion, Freie Universitat Berlin, Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin, Germany, Dahlem Institute for Neuroimaging of Emotion, Freie Universitat Berlin, Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin, Germany, and Department of Psychiatry, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Eschenallee 3, 14150 Berlin, GermanyCluster of Excellence Languages of Emotion, Freie Universitat Berlin, Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin, Germany, Dahlem Institute for Neuroimaging of Emotion, Freie Universitat Berlin, Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin, Germany, and Department of Psychiatry, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 9:1038-45. 2014
    ..Potentially, protective and adverse effects of emotional abilities on brain responses to emotional experiences are discussed. ..
  40. doi request reprint Gray matter abnormalities in patients with narcissistic personality disorder
    Lars Schulze
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 47:1363-9. 2013
    ..In the present study, we performed a voxel-based morphometric analysis to provide initial insight into local abnormalities of gray matter (GM) volume...
  41. doi request reprint No effects of slow oscillatory transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on sleep-dependent memory consolidation in healthy elderly subjects
    Torsten Eggert
    Competence Centre of Sleep Medicine, Charite University Medicine, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Eschenallee 3, 14050 Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    Brain Stimul 6:938-45. 2013
    ..Studies in young healthy volunteers provided evidence of a beneficial impact of an anodal time-varied transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) during early slow wave rich sleep on declarative memory but not on procedural memory...
  42. ncbi request reprint Cognitive function over the treatment course of depression in middle-aged patients: correlation with brain MRI signal hyperintensities
    Peter Neu
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite, Hochschulmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 39:129-35. 2005
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Maintenance treatment of depression in old age
    Malek Bajbouj
    N Engl J Med 354:2505-6; author reply 2505-6. 2006
  44. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of vagus nerve stimulation in rapid-cycling bipolar disorder
    Malek Bajbouj
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:837-8. 2006
  45. doi request reprint Repetitive magnetic stimulation of human-derived neuron-like cells activates cAMP-CREB pathway
    Julian Hellmann
    Klinik und Hochschulambulanz für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Charite Campus Benjamin Franklin, Eschenallee 3, 14050, Berlin, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 262:87-91. 2012
    ..The use of human-derived cells with neuron-like properties will prove useful for further studies on the cellular effects of rTMS...
  46. ncbi request reprint Association of the G1947A COMT (Val(108/158)Met) gene polymorphism with prefrontal P300 during information processing
    Jurgen Gallinat
    Laboratory for Clinical Psychophysiology, Department of Psychiatry, Free University, Berlin, Germany and National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 54:40-8. 2003
    ..It was predicted that homozygous Met allele carriers have a lower frontal P300 amplitude...
  47. ncbi request reprint Nerve growth factor serum concentrations in healthy human volunteers: physiological variance and stability
    Undine E Lang
    Department of Psychiatry, Free University of Berlin, Eschenallee 3, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 344:13-6. 2003
    ..This stability of our repetitive measurements over 4 weeks suggests that this neurotrophin may be an intraindividually solid marker at least in human serum...
  48. ncbi request reprint Frontal and temporal dysfunction of auditory stimulus processing in schizophrenia
    Jurgen Gallinat
    Department of Psychiatry, Free University, Berlin, Germany
    Neuroimage 17:110-27. 2002
    ..This would be in line with the notion that attention deficits in schizophrenia involve an extended cortical network...
  49. ncbi request reprint Association of a functional BDNF polymorphism and anxiety-related personality traits
    Undine E Lang
    Department of Neurology, University of Tuebingen, Hoppe Seyler Str 3, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 180:95-9. 2005
    ..The association to anxiety-related traits has not been investigated so far...
  50. ncbi request reprint Vagus nerve stimulation improves restless legs syndrome associated with major depression: a case report
    Angela Merkl
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:635-6. 2007
  51. doi request reprint Talking about social conflict in the MRI scanner: neural correlates of being empathized with
    Maria Seehausen
    Cluster of Excellence Languages of Emotion, Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany Dept of Psychiatry, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany Dahlem Institute for Neuroimaging of Emotion, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Neuroimage 84:951-61. 2014
    ..g. physicians or judges. ..
  52. doi request reprint Effects of intranasal oxytocin prior to encoding and retrieval on recognition memory
    Anne Weigand
    Cluster of Excellence Languages of Emotion, Freie Universitat Berlin, Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195, Berlin, Germany
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 227:321-9. 2013
    ..However, little is known about its impact on emotional memory processing. Previous research demonstrated both memory-enhancing and memory-impairing oxytocinergic effects...
  53. doi request reprint Neural mechanisms underlying the integration of emotion and working memory
    Simone Grimm
    Cluster of Excellence Languages of Emotion, Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
    Neuroimage 61:1188-94. 2012
    ..The stronger dorsolateral prefrontal recruitment during emotional stimuli may reflect an arousal effect or higher cognitive effort due to interference with emotion...
  54. doi request reprint Effects of exposure to electromagnetic fields emitted by GSM 900 and WCDMA mobile phones on cognitive function in young male subjects
    Cornelia Sauter
    Competence Centre of Sleep Medicine, Charite Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Bioelectromagnetics 32:179-90. 2011
    ..The results of the present study do not provide any evidence of an EMF effect on human cognition, but they underline the necessity to control for time of day...
  55. ncbi request reprint [For and against: broader indication of electroconvulsive therapy]
    Francesca Regen
    Charite, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Klinik und Hochschulambulanz für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Eschenallee 3, 14050 Berlin
    Psychiatr Prax 32:378-80. 2005
  56. ncbi request reprint Abnormalities of inhibitory neuronal mechanisms in the motor cortex of patients with schizophrenia
    M Bajbouj
    Labor für Klinische Psychophysiologie, Department of Psychiatry, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Pharmacopsychiatry 37:74-80. 2004
    ..PI and TI were studied to explore whether dopaminergic neurotransmission or interhemispheric transfers are altered in schizophrenia...
  57. ncbi request reprint Nerve growth factor response to excitotoxic lesion of the cholinergic basal forebrain is slightly impaired in aged rats
    C A Gericke
    Department of Psychiatry, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Neural Transm 110:627-39. 2003
    ..These results indicate that the compensatory NGF increase in the posterior cortex after partial cholinergic lesion of the basal forebrain is slightly impaired in old age...
  58. doi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy for depression
    Michael Dettling
    N Engl J Med 358:645; author reply 646. 2008
  59. doi request reprint Ultrahigh frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in unipolar depression
    Franziska Jakob
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 28:474-6. 2008
  60. ncbi request reprint Cerebrovascular reactivity in depressed patients without vascular risk factors
    A Gómez Carrillo de Castro
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Eschenalle 3, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 42:78-82. 2008
    ..In this study we aimed to measure the CVR in vascular-risk free depressed individuals so as to evaluate the effect depression has on CVR and hence its role as a stroke risk factor...