Alexandra Martin

Summary

Affiliation: Philipps University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A one-session treatment for patients suffering from medically unexplained symptoms in primary care: a randomized clinical trial
    Alexandra Martin
    Section for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Gutenbergstrasse 18 D 35032 Marburg, Germany
    Psychosomatics 48:294-303. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Validity of the Brief Patient Health Questionnaire Mood Scale (PHQ-9) in the general population
    Alexandra Martin
    Philipps University, Faculty of Psychology, Section of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Gutenbergstrasse 18, D 35032 Marburg, Germany
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:71-7. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Features of hypochondriasis and illness worry in the general population in Germany
    Alexandra Martin
    Philipps University, Section for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Gutenbergstr 18, D 35032 Marburg, Germany
    Psychosom Med 68:770-7. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Memory bias for health-related information in somatoform disorders
    Alexandra Martin
    Section for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Philipps University Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 63:663-71. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The relationship between chronic fatigue and somatization syndrome: a general population survey
    Alexandra Martin
    Section for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 63:147-56. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Evaluating new proposals for the psychiatric classification of patients with multiple somatic symptoms
    Winfried Rief
    Division of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Psychosom Med 73:760-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Are psychological features useful in classifying patients with somatic symptoms?
    Winfried Rief
    Division of Clinical Psychology and Psychological Intervention, Department of Psychology, University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Psychosom Med 72:648-55. 2010
  8. doi request reprint What is "normal" disability? An investigation of disability in the general population
    Ricarda Mewes
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Marburg, Gutenbergstrasse 18, 35032 Marburg, Germany
    Pain 142:36-41. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Lifetime traumatic experiences and posttraumatic stress disorder in the German population: results of a representative population survey
    Robin Hauffa
    Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:934-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Lower decision threshold for doctor visits as a predictor of health care use in somatoform disorders and in the general population
    Ricarda Mewes
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Marburg, Gutenbergstrasse 18, 35032 Marburg, Germany
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:349-55. 2008

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint A one-session treatment for patients suffering from medically unexplained symptoms in primary care: a randomized clinical trial
    Alexandra Martin
    Section for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Gutenbergstrasse 18 D 35032 Marburg, Germany
    Psychosomatics 48:294-303. 2007
    ..Using an intent-to-treat analytic strategy, both groups improved. Yet results showed a stronger reduction in doctor visits and somatization severity in CBT versus standard care...
  2. ncbi request reprint Validity of the Brief Patient Health Questionnaire Mood Scale (PHQ-9) in the general population
    Alexandra Martin
    Philipps University, Faculty of Psychology, Section of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Gutenbergstrasse 18, D 35032 Marburg, Germany
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:71-7. 2006
    ..It has been subject to studies in medical settings, but its validity as a screening for depression in the general population is unknown...
  3. ncbi request reprint Features of hypochondriasis and illness worry in the general population in Germany
    Alexandra Martin
    Philipps University, Section for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Gutenbergstr 18, D 35032 Marburg, Germany
    Psychosom Med 68:770-7. 2006
    ..The aims of this study were to estimate prevalence rates of hypochondriasis and of subthreshold conditions and to describe their associated features such as quality of life and healthcare utilization in a representative community sample...
  4. ncbi request reprint Memory bias for health-related information in somatoform disorders
    Alexandra Martin
    Section for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Philipps University Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 63:663-71. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess explicit and implicit information-processing bias for disorder-congruent information in SFDs...
  5. ncbi request reprint The relationship between chronic fatigue and somatization syndrome: a general population survey
    Alexandra Martin
    Section for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 63:147-56. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of chronic fatigue (CF) and its association with somatization syndrome [Somatization Syndrome Index (SSI) 4/6: >/=4 somatoform symptoms in men, 6 in women] in the general population...
  6. doi request reprint Evaluating new proposals for the psychiatric classification of patients with multiple somatic symptoms
    Winfried Rief
    Division of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Psychosom Med 73:760-8. 2011
    ..g., DSM-V work group: complex somatic symptom disorder [CSSD]). Our aim was to empirically validate and compare new proposals for the classification of people with multiple somatic complaints...
  7. doi request reprint Are psychological features useful in classifying patients with somatic symptoms?
    Winfried Rief
    Division of Clinical Psychology and Psychological Intervention, Department of Psychology, University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Psychosom Med 72:648-55. 2010
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  8. doi request reprint What is "normal" disability? An investigation of disability in the general population
    Ricarda Mewes
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Marburg, Gutenbergstrasse 18, 35032 Marburg, Germany
    Pain 142:36-41. 2009
    ..HCU in the general population is determined by the number and severity of somatic complaints and also by disability. Symptoms and disability play a crucial but somewhat independent role...
  9. doi request reprint Lifetime traumatic experiences and posttraumatic stress disorder in the German population: results of a representative population survey
    Robin Hauffa
    Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:934-9. 2011
    ..The results show that TEs and posttraumatic symptoms are frequent in senior citizens and thus have to be considered when treating older patients with mental health conditions...
  10. doi request reprint Lower decision threshold for doctor visits as a predictor of health care use in somatoform disorders and in the general population
    Ricarda Mewes
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Marburg, Gutenbergstrasse 18, 35032 Marburg, Germany
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:349-55. 2008
    ..However, it is unclear whether HCU in somatizers and nonsomatizers in the general population is determined by existing symptoms or by lower thresholds for doctor visits...
  11. doi request reprint Patients with medically unexplained symptoms and their significant others: illness attributions and behaviors as predictors of patient functioning over time
    Anja Hilbert
    Division of Clinical Psychology and Psychological Therapy, Department of Psychology, Philipps University of Marburg, D 35032 Marburg, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 68:253-62. 2010
    ..The current study examined MUS concurrently and prospectively by measuring specific interpersonal predictors of symptom severity and health care use...
  12. doi request reprint The distinction between "medically unexplained" and "medically explained" in the context of somatoform disorders
    Kristina Klaus
    Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Int J Behav Med 20:161-71. 2013
    ..The present study investigated complaints in the general population in order to evaluate the relevance of a distinction between MUS and MES...
  13. doi request reprint Disagreement in doctor's and patient's rating about medically unexplained symptoms and health care use
    Sarah Schumacher
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Marburg, Gutenbergstrasse 18, 35032, Marburg, Germany
    Int J Behav Med 20:30-7. 2013
    ..It remains unclear to what extent patients and their general practitioners (GPs) agree upon the etiology of physical symptoms as well as on the number of visits to the GP...
  14. ncbi request reprint Specific effects of depression, panic, and somatic symptoms on illness behavior
    Winfried Rief
    Department of Psychology, University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Psychosom Med 67:596-601. 2005
    ..However, the specific contributions of panic disorder, depression, and somatic complaints to illness behavior in unselected samples is unclear...
  15. doi request reprint The course of nonspecific chest pain in primary care: symptom persistence and health care usage
    Julia Anna Glombiewski
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Philipps University of Marburg, Germany
    Arch Intern Med 170:251-5. 2010
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Psychophysiologic treatment of chronic tinnitus: a randomized clinical trial
    Winfried Rief
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Marburg, Germany
    Psychosom Med 67:833-8. 2005
    ..Tinnitus seems to be associated with psychophysiological over-activation (e.g., of head and shoulder muscles). Therefore we aimed to develop and evaluate a new intervention program including a psychophysiological approach...
  17. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of general practitioners' training: how to manage patients with unexplained physical symptoms
    Winfried Rief
    Dept of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Philipps Univ of Marburg, Gutenbergstr 18, 35032, Marburg, Germany
    Psychosomatics 47:304-11. 2006
    ..These 1-day workshops have high acceptability, so this approach could be a good model for empirically-validated continuing-education programs...
  18. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of biofeedback for tension-type headache: efficacy, specificity, and treatment moderators
    Yvonne Nestoriuc
    Section for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:379-96. 2008
    ..In intention-to-treat and publication-bias analyses, the consistency of these findings was demonstrated. It is concluded that biofeedback constitutes an evidence-based treatment option for tension-type headache...
  19. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of biofeedback for migraine: a meta-analysis
    Yvonne Nestoriuc
    Philipps University of Marburg, Section for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Gutenbergstr 18, 35032 Marburg, Germany
    Pain 128:111-27. 2007
    ..Finally, an intention-to-treat analysis showed that the treatment effects remained stable, even when drop-outs were considered as nonresponders...
  20. doi request reprint [The impact of mental disorders on health care utilization and illness behaviour in the elderly]
    Heide Glaesmer
    Universitat Leipzig, Abteilung für Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie, Leipzig
    Psychiatr Prax 35:187-93. 2008
    ..The differential impact of mental disorders on health care utilization and illness behaviour in old age should be studied...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Associations between body dysmorphic symptoms, body image and self-consciousness in a representative population sample]
    Isolde Daig
    Institut fur Medizinische Psychologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 58:16-22. 2008
    ..Results were discussed towards hypotheses of affect modulation and depression tendency of patients with body dysmorphic symptoms...
  22. doi request reprint Biofeedback treatment for headache disorders: a comprehensive efficacy review
    Yvonne Nestoriuc
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 33:125-40. 2008
    ..Levels of efficacy (migraine: efficacious, level 4; tension-type headache: efficacious and specific, level 5) and recommendations for future research are provided...