Karl Heinz Ladwig

Summary

Affiliation: Klinikum rechts der Isar
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-acting psychotraumatic properties of a cardiac arrest experience
    K H Ladwig
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Med Psychologie und Psychotherapie, Technischen Universitat Munchen, Germany
    Am J Psychiatry 156:912-9. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint [Anxiety and anxiety management in patients with implanted cardioverter-defibrillators]
    K H Ladwig
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Psychotherapie und Med Psychologie des Klinikums rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München, Munchen
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:2311-5. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Patterns of suicidal behaviour in a metro subway system: a study of 306 cases injured by the Munich subway, 1980-1999
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Psychotherapie und Med Psychologie des Klinikums rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 14:291-5. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Exaggerated electrodermal startle responses after intracardiac shock discharges in patients with implanted cardioverter defibrillators
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Med Psychologie und Psychotherapie des Klinikums Rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München, Munchen, Germany
    Psychosom Med 65:222-8. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Absence of an impact of emotional distress on the perception of intracardiac shock discharges
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Med Psychologie und Psychotherapie des Klinikums rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität Müenchen, Germany
    Int J Behav Med 10:56-65. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychophysiological correlates of peritraumatic dissociative responses in survivors of life-threatening cardiac events
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Medizinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany
    Psychopathology 35:241-8. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Treatment satisfaction of internal versus external cardioversion in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation--a randomized, prospective, 28-day follow-up study
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Med Psychologie und Psychotherapie des Klinikums rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität, Munich, Germany
    Clin Cardiol 26:10-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychophysiologic and affective parameters associated with pain intensity of cardiac cardioverter defibrillator shock discharges
    Jens Baumert
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Psychotherapie und Medizinische Psychologie, Klinikum rechts der Isar der Technischen Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Psychosom Med 68:591-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The Impact of Event Scale--Revised: evaluation of the subscales and correlations to psychophysiological startle response patterns in survivors of a life-threatening cardiac event: an analysis of 129 patients with an implanted cardioverter defibrillator
    Jens Baumert
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Psychotherapie und Med Psychologie Universitätsklinikum rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München, Munich, Germany
    J Affect Disord 82:29-41. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Jumping, lying, wandering: analysis of suicidal behaviour patterns in 1,004 suicidal acts on the German railway net
    Andreas Dinkel
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 45:121-5. 2011

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-acting psychotraumatic properties of a cardiac arrest experience
    K H Ladwig
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Med Psychologie und Psychotherapie, Technischen Universitat Munchen, Germany
    Am J Psychiatry 156:912-9. 1999
    ..The present study assessed the long-term prevalence and severity of emotional disability of cardiac arrest survivors and ascertained whether survivors suffer from recurrent and intrusive recollections of the cardiac arrest...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Anxiety and anxiety management in patients with implanted cardioverter-defibrillators]
    K H Ladwig
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Psychotherapie und Med Psychologie des Klinikums rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München, Munchen
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:2311-5. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Patterns of suicidal behaviour in a metro subway system: a study of 306 cases injured by the Munich subway, 1980-1999
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Psychotherapie und Med Psychologie des Klinikums rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 14:291-5. 2004
    ..As a basis for preventive strategies to reduce subway suicides, an investigation was undertaken to determine if there was a distinct pattern of subway suicidal behaviour...
  4. ncbi request reprint Exaggerated electrodermal startle responses after intracardiac shock discharges in patients with implanted cardioverter defibrillators
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Med Psychologie und Psychotherapie des Klinikums Rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München, Munchen, Germany
    Psychosom Med 65:222-8. 2003
    ..We studied whether repetitive intracardiac shock discharges of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) provoke an enduring enhancement of startle responses...
  5. ncbi request reprint Absence of an impact of emotional distress on the perception of intracardiac shock discharges
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Med Psychologie und Psychotherapie des Klinikums rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität Müenchen, Germany
    Int J Behav Med 10:56-65. 2003
    ..Anxiety and depression do not amplify perception of intracardiac shocks. Sensory gating mechanisms may play a more important role in the level of intracardiac shock perception than distressing affective factors...
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychophysiological correlates of peritraumatic dissociative responses in survivors of life-threatening cardiac events
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Medizinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany
    Psychopathology 35:241-8. 2002
    ..DISS patients without PTSD exhibited balanced autonomic responses to the startle trials. DISS may, therefore, unfold malignant properties only in combination with persistent physiological hyperarousability...
  7. ncbi request reprint Treatment satisfaction of internal versus external cardioversion in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation--a randomized, prospective, 28-day follow-up study
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Med Psychologie und Psychotherapie des Klinikums rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität, Munich, Germany
    Clin Cardiol 26:10-6. 2003
    ..This procedure may be efficacious but is not necessarily perceived as satisfactory by the patient because of the frequent procedure-related distress...
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychophysiologic and affective parameters associated with pain intensity of cardiac cardioverter defibrillator shock discharges
    Jens Baumert
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Psychotherapie und Medizinische Psychologie, Klinikum rechts der Isar der Technischen Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Psychosom Med 68:591-7. 2006
    ..The present study aimed to examine whether the strength of perceived shock pain is influenced by affective and psychophysiologic parameters...
  9. ncbi request reprint The Impact of Event Scale--Revised: evaluation of the subscales and correlations to psychophysiological startle response patterns in survivors of a life-threatening cardiac event: an analysis of 129 patients with an implanted cardioverter defibrillator
    Jens Baumert
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Psychotherapie und Med Psychologie Universitätsklinikum rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München, Munich, Germany
    J Affect Disord 82:29-41. 2004
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  10. doi request reprint Jumping, lying, wandering: analysis of suicidal behaviour patterns in 1,004 suicidal acts on the German railway net
    Andreas Dinkel
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 45:121-5. 2011
    ..The frequency of jumping decreased during the study period by 12.6% (p < .05). These findings may help to elucidate differential risk features of this highly lethal suicide method...
  11. ncbi request reprint High psychiatric comorbidity in spasmodic torticollis: a controlled study
    Harald Gündel
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Psychotherapie und Medizinische Psychologie, TU Munchen, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Langerstr 3, D 81675 Munchen, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:465-73. 2003
    ..We conclude that high psychiatric comorbidity in ST is unlikely to be a mere consequence of chronic disease and disfigurement...
  12. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with low treatment satisfaction in patients with implanted cardioverter defibrillators: results from the LICAD study
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    Institut und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin, Psychotherapie und Med Psychologie des Klinikums rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München, Langerstrasse 3, 81675 Munich, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:506-13. 2005
    ..001). Thus, LTS serves as surrogate measure for deteriorated psychic health. Clinicians should be advised to identify LTS patients and to consider psychotherapeutic counseling for them...
  13. doi request reprint Prospective assessment of short- and long-term quality of life after ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Stephanie Fichtner
    Deutsches Herzzentrum München and 1 Med Klinik, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 23:121-7. 2012
    ..An analysis of 7 validated generic and tailored questionnaires was performed with regard to the relation of QoL to ablation success...
  14. doi request reprint Effect of depression on mortality in implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients--findings from the prospective LICAD study
    Stylianos Tzeis
    Deutsches Herzzentrum München und 1 Medizinische Klinik des Klinikum rechts der Isar, Faculty of Medicine, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 34:991-7. 2011
    ..Depression predicts mortality in patients with coronary artery disease and heart failure. However, its effect on patient outcome in the presence of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) has not been investigated...
  15. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder and not depression is associated with shorter leukocyte telomere length: findings from 3,000 participants in the population-based KORA F4 study
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    Institute of Epidemiology II, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e64762. 2013
    ..We analysed the impact of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) on TL in the general population and postulated a dose-dependent TL association in subjects suffering from partial PTSD compared to full PTSD...
  16. doi request reprint Exhaled nitric oxide and influencing factors in a random population sample
    Stefan Karrasch
    Comprehensive Pneumology Center, Institute of Lung Biology and Disease, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Respir Med 105:713-8. 2011
    ..In current smokers, however, effects were heterogeneous and information on smoking intensity seems to be useful for better adjustment...
  17. doi request reprint The railway suicide death of a famous German football player: impact on the subsequent frequency of railway suicide acts in Germany
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology II, Neuherberg, Germany
    J Affect Disord 136:194-8. 2012
    ..The railway suicide of Robert Enke, an internationally respected German football goal keeper, sent shockwaves throughout the world of football. We analyzed its impact on the frequency of subsequent railway suicide acts (RS)...
  18. doi request reprint Clustering of negative affectivity and social inhibition in the community: prevalence of type D personality as a cardiovascular risk marker
    Constanze Hausteiner
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Psychosom Med 72:163-71. 2010
    ..Type D personality has been identified as a prognostic risk factor for various cardiovascular disease conditions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Case-finding for depressive and exhausted mood in the general population: reliability and validity of a symptom-driven diagnostic scale. Results from the prospective MONICA/KORA Augsburg Study
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Ann Epidemiol 14:332-8. 2004
    ..Depressed and exhausted mood warrants epidemiological scrutiny as a cardiovascular risk factor. We evaluated the reliability and validity of a symptom-driven diagnostic scale...
  20. ncbi request reprint Contemplating to quit current smoking status: differences in behavioural and psychosocial patterns in a population-based cohort of current smokers
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, Neuherberg 85764, Germany
    Prev Med 41:134-40. 2005
    ..Smokers actively considering to quit smoking were compared with hard-core smokers completely unwilling to change smoking habits with respect to psychosocial variables...
  21. ncbi request reprint Functional and cognitive consequences of silent stroke discovered using brain magnetic resonance imaging in an elderly population
    Wolf Peter Schmidt
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1045-50. 2004
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of silent stroke and its associated consequences on physical, cognitive, and emotional functioning in an elderly population...
  22. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress symptoms and predicted mortality in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: results from the prospective living with an implanted cardioverter-defibrillator study
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum National Research Center for Environmental Health, Ingolstaedter Landstrasse 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1324-30. 2008
    ..Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is generally overlooked in cardiac patients, and no study to date (to our knowledge) has evaluated the effect of PTSD symptoms on the prognosis in patients with ICDs...
  23. ncbi request reprint Influence of depressive mood on the association of CRP and obesity in 3205 middle aged healthy men
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, Neuherberg 85764, Germany
    Brain Behav Immun 17:268-75. 2003
    ..These findings suggest a possible synergistic effect of obesity and depressive mood on chronic low level inflammation which may play a crucial role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Anxiety, depression, performance pressure: How much does psychological stress affect the heart? (interview by Waldtraud Paukstadt)]
    Karl Heinz Ladwig
    MMW Fortschr Med 146:17. 2004
  25. pmc Sex- and age-specific trends in mortality from suicide and undetermined death in Germany 1991-2002
    Jens J Baumert
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Ingolstaedter Landstr, 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 5:61. 2005
    ..To date, it is not established whether those favourable time trends developed homogeneously for sex and age groups and how they were affected by the number of undetermined deaths...