Felix Bermpohl

Summary

Affiliation: Humboldt University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Hemispheric asymmetry for affective stimulus processing in healthy subjects--a fMRI study
    Esther Beraha
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e46931. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Attentional modulation of emotional stimulus processing: an fMRI study using emotional expectancy
    Felix Bermpohl
    Center for Non Invasive Brain Stimulation, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 27:662-77. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Attentional modulation of emotional stimulus processing in patients with major depression--alterations in prefrontal cortical regions
    Felix Bermpohl
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 463:108-13. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of low-frequency transcranial magnetic stimulation on an affective go/no-go task in patients with major depression: role of stimulation site and depression severity
    Felix Bermpohl
    Harvard Center for Non Invasive Brain Stimulation, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Psychiatry Res 141:1-13. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Altered representation of expected value in the orbitofrontal cortex in mania
    Felix Bermpohl
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 31:958-69. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Dissociable networks for the expectancy and perception of emotional stimuli in the human brain
    Felix Bermpohl
    Center for Non Invasive Brain Stimulation, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02132, USA
    Neuroimage 30:588-600. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Left prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation impairs performance in affective go/no-go task
    Felix Bermpohl
    Psychiatry and Psychology Institute, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Neuroreport 16:615-9. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Novelty seeking modulates medial prefrontal activity during the anticipation of emotional stimuli
    Felix Bermpohl
    Berenson Allen Center for Non Invasive Brain Stimulation, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 164:81-5. 2008
  9. doi request reprint A preliminary study of increased amygdala activation to positive affective stimuli in mania
    Felix Bermpohl
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Bipolar Disord 11:70-5. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Go-no-go task performance improvement after anodal transcranial DC stimulation of the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in major depression
    Paulo S Boggio
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Affect Disord 101:91-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. pmc Hemispheric asymmetry for affective stimulus processing in healthy subjects--a fMRI study
    Esther Beraha
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e46931. 2012
    ..However, experimental evidence for these hypotheses remains inconclusive, partly because direct comparisons between hemispheres are scarce...
  2. ncbi request reprint Attentional modulation of emotional stimulus processing: an fMRI study using emotional expectancy
    Felix Bermpohl
    Center for Non Invasive Brain Stimulation, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 27:662-77. 2006
    ..This enhancement effect is not present in neutral pictures and might parallel accentuated subjective feeling states...
  3. doi request reprint Attentional modulation of emotional stimulus processing in patients with major depression--alterations in prefrontal cortical regions
    Felix Bermpohl
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 463:108-13. 2009
    ..Altered prefrontal modulation in depression may contribute to impaired affect modulation and related clinical symptoms, such as anhedonia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of low-frequency transcranial magnetic stimulation on an affective go/no-go task in patients with major depression: role of stimulation site and depression severity
    Felix Bermpohl
    Harvard Center for Non Invasive Brain Stimulation, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Psychiatry Res 141:1-13. 2006
    ..Further studies are needed to determine whether the present paradigm could be used to predict antidepressant treatment success or to individualize stimulation parameters according to specific pathology...
  5. ncbi request reprint Altered representation of expected value in the orbitofrontal cortex in mania
    Felix Bermpohl
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 31:958-69. 2010
    ..Here we studied neural correlates of gain and loss expectation in mania using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dissociable networks for the expectancy and perception of emotional stimuli in the human brain
    Felix Bermpohl
    Center for Non Invasive Brain Stimulation, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02132, USA
    Neuroimage 30:588-600. 2006
    ..This dissociation may reflect a distinction between anticipatory and perceptive components of emotional stimulus processing...
  7. ncbi request reprint Left prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation impairs performance in affective go/no-go task
    Felix Bermpohl
    Psychiatry and Psychology Institute, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Neuroreport 16:615-9. 2005
    ..Our findings demonstrate a functionally relevant lateralization of the prefrontal contribution to affective go/no-go tasks...
  8. doi request reprint Novelty seeking modulates medial prefrontal activity during the anticipation of emotional stimuli
    Felix Bermpohl
    Berenson Allen Center for Non Invasive Brain Stimulation, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 164:81-5. 2008
    ..BOLD responses to emotional expectancy were positively correlated with novelty-seeking scores in the medial prefrontal cortex. This correlation was strongest for the sub-dimension of exploratory excitability...
  9. doi request reprint A preliminary study of increased amygdala activation to positive affective stimuli in mania
    Felix Bermpohl
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Bipolar Disord 11:70-5. 2009
    ..The present study in hypomanic and manic patients explored how amygdala responses to affective stimuli depend on the valence of the stimuli presented...
  10. ncbi request reprint Go-no-go task performance improvement after anodal transcranial DC stimulation of the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in major depression
    Paulo S Boggio
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Affect Disord 101:91-8. 2007
    ..We aimed to extend this previous investigation testing whether one session of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) of the left DLPFC, as compared with anodal occipital and sham tDCS, affects this AGN task performance...
  11. ncbi request reprint How do we modulate our emotions? Parametric fMRI reveals cortical midline structures as regions specifically involved in the processing of emotional valences
    Alexander Heinzel
    Behavioral Neurology Unit, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02215, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 25:348-58. 2005
    ..We conclude that the psychological concept of emotional valence may be related to neural processing in cortical midline regions...
  12. doi request reprint Context insensitivity during positive and negative emotional expectancy in depression assessed with functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Melanie Feeser
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 212:28-35. 2013
    ..This hyporeactivity may contribute to clinical features like anergia, apathy, and loss of motivation in the context of both positive and negative incentives...
  13. ncbi request reprint Self-referential processing in our brain--a meta-analysis of imaging studies on the self
    Georg Northoff
    Department of Neurology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Neuroimage 31:440-57. 2006
    ..We conclude that self-referential processing in CMS constitutes the core of our self and is critical for elaborating experiential feelings of self, uniting several distinct concepts evident in current neuroscience...
  14. doi request reprint Delineating self-referential processing from episodic memory retrieval: common and dissociable networks
    Bastian Sajonz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Neuroimage 50:1606-17. 2010
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  15. ncbi request reprint Immediate placebo effect in Parkinson's disease--is the subjective relief accompanied by objective improvement?
    Felipe Fregni
    Harvard Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Eur Neurol 56:222-9. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of repetitive TMS and fluoxetine on cognitive function in patients with Parkinson's disease and concurrent depression
    Paulo S Boggio
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Mov Disord 20:1178-84. 2005
    ..The results show that rTMS could improve some aspects of cognition in PD patients similar to that of fluoxetine. The mechanisms for this cognitive improvement are unclear, but it is in the context of mood improvement...
  17. doi request reprint Hyporeactivity of ventral striatum towards incentive stimuli in unmedicated depressed patients normalizes after treatment with escitalopram
    Meline Stoy
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Campus Charite Mitte, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Psychopharmacol 26:677-88. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that MDD patients show ventral striatal hyporesponsiveness during incentive cue processing, which normalizes after successful treatment...
  18. doi request reprint Impaired interhemispheric interactions in patients with major depression
    Sami Bajwa
    Berenson Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:671-7. 2008
    ..Our findings showing a decreased interhemispheric modulation in patients with major depression are consistent with the notion that mood disorders are associated with slow interhemispheric switching mechanisms...
  19. ncbi request reprint Reciprocal modulation and attenuation in the prefrontal cortex: an fMRI study on emotional-cognitive interaction
    Georg Northoff
    Laboratory for Magnetic Brain Stimulation, Division of Behavioral Neurology, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 21:202-12. 2004
    ..Reciprocal modulation and attenuation in medial and lateral prefrontal cortex might constitute the neurophysiologic basis for emotional-cognitive interaction as observed in both healthy and psychiatric subjects...
  20. doi request reprint Neural and behavioral correlates of drawing in an early blind painter: a case study
    Amir Amedi
    Berenson Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Brain Res 1242:252-62. 2008
    ..Furthermore, these findings suggest the occipital cortex plays a key role in supporting mental representations even without prior visual experience...
  21. ncbi request reprint Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation of prefrontal cortex enhances working memory
    Felipe Fregni
    Harvard Center for Non Invasive Brain Stimulation, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330, Brookline Avenue, KS 452, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Exp Brain Res 166:23-30. 2005
    ..Furthermore, this effect depends on the stimulation polarity and is specific to the site of stimulation. This result may be helpful to develop future interventions aiming at clinical benefits...
  22. ncbi request reprint Evidence for a normal HPA axis response to psychosocial stress in patients remitted from depression
    Claudia Lange
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:2729-36. 2013
    ..Assuming a disturbed HPA system regulation in acute depression, we interpret these findings as evidence for a restored HPA axis function in fully remitted patients. ..
  23. doi request reprint Affective set-shifting deficits in patients with major depression in remission
    Claudia Lange
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 46:1623-6. 2012
    ..These deficits may particularly concern enhanced inhibitory control and seem to develop over the course of the illness independent of acute episodes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cortical midline structures and the self
    Georg Northoff
    Laboratory for Magnetic Brain Stimulation, Division of Behavioral Neurology, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:102-7. 2004
    ..All of these subfunctions are related to distinct regions within the CMS. This relationship between self-referential processing and CMS might provide novel insight into the neural correlates underlying the constitution of the self...
  25. ncbi request reprint Shape conveyed by visual-to-auditory sensory substitution activates the lateral occipital complex
    Amir Amedi
    Berenson Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Nat Neurosci 10:687-9. 2007
    ..Recognizing objects by their typical sounds or learning to associate specific soundscapes with specific objects do not activate this region. This suggests that LOtv is driven by the presence of shape information...
  26. ncbi request reprint Dysfunction of reward processing correlates with alcohol craving in detoxified alcoholics
    Jana Wrase
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Charité Campus Mitte CCM, Berlin, Germany
    Neuroimage 35:787-94. 2007
    ..This may lead alcoholics to crave the pharmacological effects of alcohol to a greater extent than other conventional rewards. The present study investigated neural mechanisms underlying these phenomena...
  27. doi request reprint Heroin or conventional opioid maintenance? The patients' perspective
    Lena Karoline Bald
    From the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Universitätspsych iatrie der Charité im St Hedwig Krankenhaus, Berlin, Germany
    J Addict Med 7:401-4. 2013
    ..This study focused on the question whether patients with conventional opioid maintenance treatment (COMT) would prefer a switch to heroin maintenance treatment (HMT)...
  28. doi request reprint Automatic approach bias towards smoking cues is present in smokers but not in ex-smokers
    Corinde E Wiers
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 229:187-97. 2013
    ..Drug-addicted individuals show automatic approach tendencies towards drug-related cues, i.e., an approach bias (ApB). Nevertheless, little is known about ApB in tobacco smokers and about the presence of ApB after smoking abstinence...
  29. doi request reprint Neural correlates of alcohol-approach bias in alcohol addiction: the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak for spirits
    Corinde E Wiers
    1 Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany 2 Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany 3 Department of Education and Psychology, Free University Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Neuropsychopharmacology 39:688-97. 2014
    ..Our data suggest that brain regions that have a key role in reward and motivation are associated with the automatic alcohol-approach bias in alcohol-dependent patients. ..
  30. ncbi request reprint Why do patients stay in opioid maintenance treatment?
    Stefan Gutwinski
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Berlin, Germany
    Subst Use Misuse 49:694-9. 2014
    ..We conclude that besides reduced mortality, these subjective factors may contribute to a growing number of patients in OMT. No financial or material support was received in any phase of the study. ..
  31. doi request reprint [Methadone and levomethadone - dosage and side effects]
    Nikola Schoofs
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Campus Mitte, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin
    Psychiatr Prax 41:82-7. 2014
    ..The aim of our survey was to assess the dosage and the frequency of side effects in patients with opioid dependency receiving opioid maintenance therapy (OMT)...
  32. ncbi request reprint NMDA hypofunction in the posterior cingulate as a model for schizophrenia: an exploratory ketamine administration study in fMRI
    Georg Northoff
    Department of Neurology, Division of Behavioral Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Schizophr Res 72:235-48. 2005
    ..We therefore conducted an fMRI study using the NMDA antagonist ketamine in healthy human subjects during episodic memory retrieval, which is supposed to activate the posterior cingulate...
  33. ncbi request reprint Antiepileptic effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients with cortical malformations: an EEG and clinical study
    Felipe Fregni
    Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 83:57-62. 2005
    ..To study the effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) on epileptic EEG discharges in patients with refractory epilepsy and malformations of cortical development (MCDs)...
  34. doi request reprint The Observer-Rated Scale for Mania (ORSM): development, psychometric properties and utility
    Stephanie Krüger
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Charite Campus Mitte, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    J Affect Disord 122:179-83. 2010
    ..Often, the patient cannot give an accurate account of the symptom development and thus information from relatives and friends is required. No systematic rating instrument is available, however, to facilitate this...
  35. ncbi request reprint 5-HTT genotype effect on prefrontal-amygdala coupling differs between major depression and controls
    Eva Friedel
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Campus Charite Mitte, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 205:261-71. 2009
    ..This prefrontal-limbic interaction has been shown to be modulated by serotonin (5-HTT) genotype, indicating a higher risk for major depressive disorder (MDD) with increasing number of 5-HTT low-expression alleles...
  36. doi request reprint Long-term treatment with supraphysiological doses of thyroid hormone in affective disorders - effects on bone mineral density
    Roland Ricken
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    J Affect Disord 136:e89-94. 2012
    ..To investigate the long-term effects of supraphysiological, TSH suppressive doses of levothyroxine (TSDL) on bone mineral density (BMD) in patients with affective disorders during an average treatment duration of 69 months...
  37. pmc Understanding left-handedness
    Stefan Gutwinski
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Charite Mitte, Grosse Hamburger Str 5 11, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 108:849-53. 2011
    ..Recent epidemiological and neurobiological research has shed new light on the development of the cerebral lateralization of motor processes, including handedness. In this article, we present these findings from a medical perspective...
  38. pmc Take home maintenance medication in opiate dependence
    Stefan Gutwinski
    Psychiatric University Hospital Charité, St Hedwig Hospital, Berlin, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 110:405-12. 2013
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Borderline personality disorder and comorbid addiction
    Thorsten Kienast
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Max Grundig Clinic, Bühl Baden, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the Charité Campus Mitte, Berlin, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Freiburg, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Mainz
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 111:280-6. 2014
    ..They display suicidal behavior to a greater extent, drop out of treatment more often, and have shorter abstinence phases. The combination of borderline personality disorder with addiction requires a special therapeutic approach...
  40. doi request reprint Distinguishing specific sexual and general emotional effects in fMRI-subcortical and cortical arousal during erotic picture viewing
    Martin Walter
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Magdeburg, Germany
    Neuroimage 40:1482-94. 2008
    ..No differences were found in these effects when comparing females and males. Our findings demonstrate for the first time neural differentiation between emotional and sexual components in the neural network underlying sexual arousal...
  41. ncbi request reprint Imbalance between left and right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in major depression is linked to negative emotional judgment: an fMRI study in severe major depressive disorder
    Simone Grimm
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Biol Psychiatry 63:369-76. 2008
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint How does our brain constitute defense mechanisms? First-person neuroscience and psychoanalysis
    Georg Northoff
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Psychother Psychosom 76:141-53. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Segregated neural representation of distinct emotion dimensions in the prefrontal cortex-an fMRI study
    Simone Grimm
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 30:325-40. 2006
    ..In conclusion, our results indicate segregated neural representation of the different emotion dimensions in different prefrontal cortical regions...
  44. ncbi request reprint Pedophilia is linked to reduced activation in hypothalamus and lateral prefrontal cortex during visual erotic stimulation
    Martin Walter
    Department of Psychiatry, Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg, Leipziger Strasse 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 62:698-701. 2007
    ..Although pedophilic patients are sexually attracted to prepubescent children, they show no sexual interest toward adults. This study aimed to investigate the neural correlates of deficits of sexual and emotional arousal in pedophiles...
  45. ncbi request reprint Affective judgment and beneficial decision making: ventromedial prefrontal activity correlates with performance in the Iowa Gambling Task
    Georg Northoff
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Hum Brain Mapp 27:572-87. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that the degree to which subjects recruit the VMPFC during affective judgment is related to beneficial performance in decision making in gambling...