Stefan Lautenbacher

Summary

Affiliation: Physiological Psychology
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Vigilance for pain-related faces in a primary task paradigm: an ERP study
    Stefan Lautenbacher
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    J Pain Res 6:437-47. 2013
  2. pmc Pain and disgust: the facial signaling of two aversive bodily experiences
    Miriam Kunz
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e83277. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Decoding pain from the facial display of patients with dementia: a comparison of professional and nonprofessional observers
    Stefan Lautenbacher
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    Pain Med 14:469-77. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Experimental approaches in the study of pain in the elderly
    Stefan Lautenbacher
    Department of Psychophysiological Psychology, University of Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    Pain Med 13:S44-50. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Attentional and emotional mechanisms related to pain as predictors of chronic postoperative pain: a comparison with other psychological and physiological predictors
    Stefan Lautenbacher
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    Pain 151:722-31. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Attentional avoidance of negative experiences as predictor of postoperative pain ratings and consumption of analgesics: comparison with other psychological predictors
    Stefan Lautenbacher
    Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Germany
    Pain Med 12:645-53. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Hypervigilance as predictor of postoperative acute pain: its predictive potency compared with experimental pain sensitivity, cortisol reactivity, and affective state
    Stefan Lautenbacher
    Department of Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    Clin J Pain 25:92-100. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint The effects of DNIC-type inhibition on temporal summation compared to single pulse processing: does sex matter?
    Stefan Lautenbacher
    Physiological Psychology, University of Bamberg, Markusplatz 3, Bamberg 96045, Germany
    Pain 140:429-35. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Different stages in attentional processing of facial expressions of pain: a dot-probe task modification
    Corinna Baum
    Department of Physiological Psychology, University of Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    J Pain 14:223-32. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Influence of dementia on multiple components of pain
    Miriam Kunz
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    Eur J Pain 13:317-25. 2009

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. pmc Vigilance for pain-related faces in a primary task paradigm: an ERP study
    Stefan Lautenbacher
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    J Pain Res 6:437-47. 2013
    ..Task-irrelevant stimuli are only processed if they are very salient, and pain-related stimuli are assumed to be salient enough...
  2. pmc Pain and disgust: the facial signaling of two aversive bodily experiences
    Miriam Kunz
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e83277. 2013
    ..g., patients with dementia)...
  3. doi request reprint Decoding pain from the facial display of patients with dementia: a comparison of professional and nonprofessional observers
    Stefan Lautenbacher
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    Pain Med 14:469-77. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Experimental approaches in the study of pain in the elderly
    Stefan Lautenbacher
    Department of Psychophysiological Psychology, University of Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    Pain Med 13:S44-50. 2012
    ..This model is based on the assumption that both excitatory and inhibitory processes are dampened with age but that the later processes age at a faster rate, leading to increasingly unbalanced pain excitation...
  5. doi request reprint Attentional and emotional mechanisms related to pain as predictors of chronic postoperative pain: a comparison with other psychological and physiological predictors
    Stefan Lautenbacher
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    Pain 151:722-31. 2010
    ..Lasting subjectively felt pain-related disability occurs predominantly in patients with high levels of pain hypervigilance before surgery...
  6. doi request reprint Attentional avoidance of negative experiences as predictor of postoperative pain ratings and consumption of analgesics: comparison with other psychological predictors
    Stefan Lautenbacher
    Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Germany
    Pain Med 12:645-53. 2011
    ..However, findings so far were mainly obtained in young patients with benign diagnoses. The aim of the present study was to test whether this relationship holds for aged patients with poorer prognosis...
  7. doi request reprint Hypervigilance as predictor of postoperative acute pain: its predictive potency compared with experimental pain sensitivity, cortisol reactivity, and affective state
    Stefan Lautenbacher
    Department of Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    Clin J Pain 25:92-100. 2009
    ..Its usefulness as predisposing factor for the development and maintenance of pain has been discussed. The aim of our study was to demonstrate the predictive power of hypervigilance for the development of acute postoperative pain...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effects of DNIC-type inhibition on temporal summation compared to single pulse processing: does sex matter?
    Stefan Lautenbacher
    Physiological Psychology, University of Bamberg, Markusplatz 3, Bamberg 96045, Germany
    Pain 140:429-35. 2008
    ..In conclusion, DNIC-type inhibition apparently does not preferentially act on a sensitised pain system after slow temporal summation. Considering the sex of the subjects does not change this insight...
  9. doi request reprint Different stages in attentional processing of facial expressions of pain: a dot-probe task modification
    Corinna Baum
    Department of Physiological Psychology, University of Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    J Pain 14:223-32. 2013
    ..In accordance with the vigilance-avoidance hypothesis, pain-related stimuli seem to attract attention quickly, but attentional avoidance may occur shortly after...
  10. doi request reprint Influence of dementia on multiple components of pain
    Miriam Kunz
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    Eur J Pain 13:317-25. 2009
    ..Furthermore, taking into account our findings on facial responses and the NFR, we think that there is sufficient evidence suggesting a rather intensified processing of noxious stimulation in this patient group...
  11. ncbi request reprint Does severe acute pain provoke lasting changes in attentional and emotional mechanisms of pain-related processing? A longitudinal study
    Violeta Dimova
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University, Bamberg, Germany Pain Center, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen, Germany Electronic address
    Pain 154:2737-44. 2013
    ..In conclusion, a one-time intense pain experience, such as acute postoperative pain, appeared to produce at least short-lived changes in the attentional and emotional processing of pain...
  12. pmc Interrelation of self-report, behavioural and electrophysiological measures assessing pain-related information processing
    Oliver Dittmar
    Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    Pain Res Manag 16:33-40. 2011
    ..Convergent validity within implicit measures was assumed to be high, as was the discriminant validity between implicit and explicit measures...
  13. pmc Does pain necessarily have an affective component? Negative evidence from blink reflex experiments
    Claudia Horn
    Department of Physiological Psychology, University of Bamberg, Germany
    Pain Res Manag 17:15-24. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint Effects of age and mild cognitive impairment on the pain response system
    Miriam Kunz
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    Gerontology 55:674-82. 2009
    ..The question arises whether mild cognitive impairment (MCI), which is thought to be a transitional stage between normal ageing and dementia, is also associated with alterations in pain processing...
  15. pmc Attentional and emotional mechanisms of pain processing and their related factors: a structural equations approach
    Claudia Huber
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    Pain Res Manag 15:229-37. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to shed more light on this issue. A very comprehensive set of predictor variables was examined in healthy pain-free subjects...
  16. ncbi request reprint The facial expression of pain in patients with dementia
    Miriam Kunz
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Germany
    Pain 133:221-8. 2007
    ..Therefore, the facial expression of pain has the potential to serve as an alternative pain assessment tool in demented patients, even in patients who are verbally compromised...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in facial encoding of pain
    Miriam Kunz
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Germany
    J Pain 7:915-28. 2006
    ..For that reason, future studies investigating the relationship between self-report and nonverbal pain behaviors should consider sex as an important modulating factor...
  18. doi request reprint Operant conditioning of facial displays of pain
    Miriam Kunz
    Physiological Psychology, University of Bamberg, Markuspl 3, 96045 Bamberg, Germany
    Psychosom Med 73:422-31. 2011
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  19. ncbi request reprint Pain additivity, diffuse noxious inhibitory controls, and attention: a functional measurement analysis
    Stefan Lautenbacher
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University, Bamberg, Germany
    Somatosens Mot Res 24:189-201. 2007
    ..The psychophysical findings provide a perceptual foundation for clinical phenomena in which patients face with comorbid pain disorders...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impairment of pain inhibition in chronic tension-type headache
    Anke Pielsticker
    Department of Physiological Psychology, University of Bamberg, Markusplatz 3, 96045 Bamberg, Germany
    Pain 118:215-23. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that patients with CTTH suffer from deficient DNIC-like pain inhibitory mechanisms in a similar manner, as do patients with anatomically generalized chronic pain like fibromyalgia...
  21. pmc Does vigilance to pain make individuals experts in facial recognition of pain?
    Corinna Baum
    Department of Physiological Psychology, University of Bamberg, Germany
    Pain Res Manag 18:191-6. 2013
    ..It is well known that individual factors are important in the facial recognition of pain. However, it is unclear whether vigilance to pain as a pain-related attentional mechanism is among these relevant factors...
  22. doi request reprint Investigating the affective component of pain: no startle modulation by tonic heat pain in startle responsive individuals
    Claudia Horn
    Physiological Psychology, University of Bamberg, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 84:254-9. 2012
    ..However, earlier studies have not provided unequivocal evidence for a potentiation of the startle reflex during tonic contact heat pain...
  23. doi request reprint Are both the sensory and the affective dimensions of pain encoded in the face?
    Miriam Kunz
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany
    Pain 153:350-8. 2012
    ..This differential encoding might have evolved to guarantee that the specific characteristics of one's pain experience are facially communicated, thereby ensuring adequate help and support from others...
  24. ncbi request reprint GABAergic modulation of diffuse noxious inhibitory controls (DNIC): a test by use of lorazepam
    Miriam Kunz
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Markusplatz 3, Bamberg 96045, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 175:363-71. 2006
    ..The results of the present study provided no evidence for DNIC being mediated by activation of the GABA(A) receptor complex...
  25. doi request reprint Impact of age on the facial expression of pain
    Miriam Kunz
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 64:311-8. 2008
    ..In order to close this gap, we aimed to investigate the influence of age on the facial expression of pain...
  26. doi request reprint Impact of visual learning on facial expressions of physical distress: a study on voluntary and evoked expressions of pain in congenitally blind and sighted individuals
    Miriam Kunz
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Germany
    Biol Psychol 89:467-76. 2012
    ..However, visual learning is a prerequisite in order to encode different intensities of physical distress as well as for up- and down-regulation of one's facial expression...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prediction of experimental pain sensitivity by attention to pain-related stimuli in healthy individuals
    Corinna Baum
    Physiological Psychology University of Bamberg, Germany
    Percept Mot Skills 112:926-46. 2011
    ..Entering the attentional bias indices from the dot-probe task showed that an increased bias to pain words is related to higher experimental pain sensitivity, which confirms the hypothesis...
  28. doi request reprint Cerebral regulation of facial expressions of pain
    Miriam Kunz
    Départment de stomatologie and Centre de recherche de l Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1J4, Canada
    J Neurosci 31:8730-8. 2011
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  29. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory effects do not depend on the subjective experience of pain during heterotopic noxious conditioning stimulation (HNCS): a contribution to the psychophysics of pain inhibition
    Stefan Lautenbacher
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Eur J Pain 6:365-74. 2002
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  30. ncbi request reprint [Chronic postoperative pain. Epidemiology and psychological risk factors]
    Violeta Dimova
    Arbeitsgruppe Physiologische Psychologie, Universität Bamberg
    Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 45:488-93; quiz 494. 2010
    ..Psychological variables as minor depression, anxiety and pain-related catastrophizing as well as full-blown mental disorders are known risk factors. The relationship between such variables and postoperative pain is likely reciprocal...
  31. doi request reprint The relation between catastrophizing and facial responsiveness to pain
    Miriam Kunz
    Department of Stomatology and Centre de recherche de l Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal, Universite de Montreal, Canada
    Pain 140:127-34. 2008
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  32. pmc Cognitive remediation improves cognition and good cognitive performance increases time to relapse--results of a 5 year catamnestic study in schizophrenia patients
    Wolfgang Trapp
    Department of Psychiatry, Sozialstiftung Bamberg, St Getreu Straße 14 18, Bamberg, 96049, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 13:184. 2013
    ..Cognitive remediation approaches have been proven successful in ameliorating these deficits, although effect sizes vary considerably. Whether cognitive deficits are serious predictors of clinical outcome is less clear...
  33. ncbi request reprint Age effects on pain thresholds, temporal summation and spatial summation of heat and pressure pain
    Stefan Lautenbacher
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Markuspl 3, D 96045 Bamberg, Germany
    Pain 115:410-8. 2005
    ..Summation mechanisms contribute only moderately to age changes in pain perception...
  34. ncbi request reprint Chemo-somatosensory evoked potentials: a sensitive tool to assess conditioned pain modulation?
    Miriam Kunz
    Physiological Psychology, Otto Friedrich University, Bamberg, Germany and
    Somatosens Mot Res 31:100-10. 2014
    ..g., cold pressor test)-has the advantage that the activation of other types of pain inhibitory mechanisms in parallel (like attentional distraction, stress-induced analgesia) can be avoided...
  35. doi request reprint Responses to tonic heat pain in the ongoing EEG under conditions of controlled attention
    Janet Giehl
    Department of Physiological Psychology, University of Bamberg, Germany
    Somatosens Mot Res 31:40-8. 2014
    ..Since the two types of stimuli (pain, heat) were subjectively felt differently although stimulation intensities were nearby, we conclude that this EEG pattern is clearly suggestive of pain...
  36. ncbi request reprint Sleep deprivation and pain perception
    Stefan Lautenbacher
    Physiological Psychology, University Bamberg, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Markusplatz 3, D 96045 Bamberg, Germany
    Sleep Med Rev 10:357-69. 2006
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