Katja Wingenfeld

Summary

Affiliation: Humboldt University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effects of mineralocorticoid receptor stimulation via fludrocortisone on memory in women with borderline personality disorder
    Katja Wingenfeld
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 120:94-100. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Effects of cortisol on cognition in major depressive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder and borderline personality disorder - 2014 Curt Richter Award Winner
    Katja Wingenfeld
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 51:282-95. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Cortisol has enhancing, rather than impairing effects on memory retrieval in PTSD
    Katja Wingenfeld
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:1048-56. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Effects of noradrenergic stimulation on memory in patients with major depressive disorder
    Katja Wingenfeld
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Eschenallee 3, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    Stress 16:191-201. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Cortisol effects on autobiographic memory retrieval in PTSD: an analysis of word valence and time until retrieval
    Katja Wingenfeld
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Stress 16:581-6. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Effects of cortisol on memory in women with borderline personality disorder: role of co-morbid post-traumatic stress disorder and major depression
    K Wingenfeld
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite University Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Med 43:495-505. 2013
  7. doi request reprint False memories and memory confidence in borderline patients
    Lisa Schilling
    Asklepios Medical Center Hamburg North Wandsbek, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hamburg, Germany
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 44:376-80. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Memory bias for emotional and illness-related words in patients with depression, anxiety and somatization disorders: an investigation with the directed forgetting task
    Katja Wingenfeld
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Psychopathology 46:22-7. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Normal mind-reading capacity but higher response confidence in borderline personality disorder patients
    Lisa Schilling
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 66:322-7. 2012
  10. pmc Enhanced emotional empathy after mineralocorticoid receptor stimulation in women with borderline personality disorder and healthy women
    Katja Wingenfeld
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charité University Medical School Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Neuropsychopharmacology 39:1799-804. 2014

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Effects of mineralocorticoid receptor stimulation via fludrocortisone on memory in women with borderline personality disorder
    Katja Wingenfeld
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 120:94-100. 2015
    ..Future studies should systematically disentangle beneficial and adverse effects of MR stimulation in health and disease. ..
  2. doi request reprint Effects of cortisol on cognition in major depressive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder and borderline personality disorder - 2014 Curt Richter Award Winner
    Katja Wingenfeld
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 51:282-95. 2015
    ..We found that emotional empathy was enhanced through stimulation of the MR via fludrocortisone in healthy participants and women with BPD. This review aims to integrate these findings and discuss potential mechanisms and implications. ..
  3. doi request reprint Cortisol has enhancing, rather than impairing effects on memory retrieval in PTSD
    Katja Wingenfeld
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:1048-56. 2012
    ..In healthy participants, administration of cortisol impairs declarative memory retrieval. Only a few studies have investigated these effects in PTSD yielding mixed results...
  4. doi request reprint Effects of noradrenergic stimulation on memory in patients with major depressive disorder
    Katja Wingenfeld
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Eschenallee 3, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    Stress 16:191-201. 2013
    ..The mechanism by which yohimbine leads to stronger memory consolidation in depressed patients compared with healthy controls remains to be elucidated...
  5. doi request reprint Cortisol effects on autobiographic memory retrieval in PTSD: an analysis of word valence and time until retrieval
    Katja Wingenfeld
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Stress 16:581-6. 2013
    ..Our findings illustrate that the opposing effects of cortisol on autobiographical memory retrieval in PTSD patients and controls are further modulated by the emotionality of the cue-words...
  6. doi request reprint Effects of cortisol on memory in women with borderline personality disorder: role of co-morbid post-traumatic stress disorder and major depression
    K Wingenfeld
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite University Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Med 43:495-505. 2013
    ..These effects are reported to be altered in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) but they have not yet been investigated in borderline personality disorder (BPD)...
  7. doi request reprint False memories and memory confidence in borderline patients
    Lisa Schilling
    Asklepios Medical Center Hamburg North Wandsbek, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hamburg, Germany
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 44:376-80. 2013
    ..Prior reports and anecdotal evidence suggests that patients with BPD are prone to false memories but this assumption has to been put to firm empirical test, yet...
  8. doi request reprint Memory bias for emotional and illness-related words in patients with depression, anxiety and somatization disorders: an investigation with the directed forgetting task
    Katja Wingenfeld
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Psychopathology 46:22-7. 2013
    ..The current study aimed to investigate memory bias in different mental disorders by using neutral, emotionally valenced and illness-related word stimuli in a directed forgetting task...
  9. doi request reprint Normal mind-reading capacity but higher response confidence in borderline personality disorder patients
    Lisa Schilling
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 66:322-7. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to further investigate ToM in BPD patients...
  10. pmc Enhanced emotional empathy after mineralocorticoid receptor stimulation in women with borderline personality disorder and healthy women
    Katja Wingenfeld
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charité University Medical School Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Neuropsychopharmacology 39:1799-804. 2014
    ..Stimulation of MR enhanced emotional empathy in healthy women and in BPD patients. Whether fludrocortisone might have a therapeutic role in psychotherapeutic processes, remains to be elucidated. ..
  11. doi request reprint Stimulation of the mineralocorticoid receptor improves memory in young and elderly healthy individuals
    Kim Hinkelmann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite University Medical Center, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    Neurobiol Aging 36:919-24. 2015
    ..In concert with the previous studies, our data suggest a role of the MR in memory function. A cognitive enhancing effect by MR stimulation warrants future studies...
  12. doi request reprint Hair cortisol and cortisol awakening response are associated with criteria of the metabolic syndrome in opposite directions
    Linn K Kuehl
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charité University Medical School Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 51:365-70. 2015
    ..29, p=.03) and systolic blood pressure (r=-.32, p=.02). Our results indicate that higher hair cortisol and hair cortisone levels but lower CAR values are associated with an unfavorable metabolic and cardiovascular risk profile. ..
  13. doi request reprint Psychotic-like cognitive biases in borderline personality disorder
    Steffen Moritz
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistr 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 42:349-54. 2011
    ..The study awaits replication with larger samples, but we tentatively suggest that the investigation of psychosis-related cognitive biases may prove useful for the understanding and treatment of BPD...
  14. doi request reprint C-reactive protein, pre- and postdexamethasone cortisol levels in post-traumatic stress disorder
    Carsten Spitzer
    Carsten Spitzer, Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf and Schön Klinik Hamburg Eilbek, Hamburg, Germany, and Asklepios Fachklinikum Tiefenbrunn, Rosdorf, Germany
    Nord J Psychiatry 68:296-9. 2014
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  15. doi request reprint Psychometric functioning, socio-demographic variability of childhood maltreatment in the general population and its effects of depression
    Andrea Schulz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medicine Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 23:387-400. 2014
    ..We conclude that socio-demographic variability is a major issue when studying self-reported childhood maltreatment in a community sample. This needs to be taken into account for the study of associations to psychiatric key outcomes...
  16. doi request reprint Mineralocorticoid receptor stimulation improves cognitive function and decreases cortisol secretion in depressed patients and healthy individuals
    Christian Otte
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite University Medical Center, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Neuropsychopharmacology 40:386-93. 2015
    ..Our data suggest a crucial role of MR in verbal memory and executive function and demonstrate the possibility to improve cognition in depressed patients and healthy individuals through MR stimulation. ..
  17. doi request reprint Cognitive function in patients with primary adrenal insufficiency (Addison's disease)
    Katharina Schultebraucks
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite University Medical Center, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 55:1-7. 2015
    ..However, little is known about cognitive function in patients with AI...
  18. pmc Effect of current and lifetime posttraumatic stress disorder on 24-h urinary catecholamines and cortisol: results from the Mind Your Heart Study
    Katja Wingenfeld
    Department of Psychiatry, Charité University Medical School Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 52:83-91. 2015
    ..This study provides evidence for increased norepinephrine secretion and decreased cortisol in PTSD. Future longitudinal studies are needed to determine whether these changes contribute to adverse health outcomes in patients with PTSD. ..
  19. doi request reprint Stress, memory, and the hippocampus
    Katja Wingenfeld
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Front Neurol Neurosci 34:109-20. 2014
    ..This indicates an altered sensitivity to stress hormones in these mental disorders...
  20. doi request reprint HPA axis reactivity in chronic pelvic pain: association with depression
    Katja Wingenfeld
    Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 30:282-6. 2009
    ..The pathophysiology of CPP is not fully understood. The aim of this study was to determine whether the presence of depressive symptoms is associated with hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis dysfunction in CPP...