Wolfgang Retz

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi [Standardised psychopathological rating scales for the diagnosis of ADHD in adults]
    W Retz
    Institut für Gerichtliche Psychologie und Psychiatrie, Universitatsklinikum des Saarlandes, Geb 90 3, 66421 Homburg
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 81:381-9. 2013
  2. doi Emotional dysregulation in adult ADHD: What is the empirical evidence?
    Wolfgang Retz
    Saarland University Hospital, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Expert Rev Neurother 12:1241-51. 2012
  3. doi Clinical symptoms of ADHD and psychopathy in perpetrators
    Wolfgang Retz
    Neurocenter Institute for Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry, Saarland University Hospital, 66421 Homburg, Saarland, Germany
    Atten Defic Hyperact Disord 5:47-57. 2013
  4. doi Assessment of post-excitatory long-interval cortical inhibition in adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Wolfgang Retz
    Institute for Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry, Neurocentre, Saarland University Hospital, Bdg 90 3, 66424, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 262:507-17. 2012
  5. pmc Multiscale assessment of treatment efficacy in adults with ADHD: a randomized placebo-controlled, multi-centre study with extended-release methylphenidate
    Wolfgang Retz
    Neurocentre, Saarland University Hospital, University of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany
    World J Biol Psychiatry 13:48-59. 2012
  6. doi Pharmacological treatment of adult ADHD in Europe
    Wolfgang Retz
    Neurocenter Saarland University Hospital, Homburg Saar, Germany
    World J Biol Psychiatry 12:89-94. 2011
  7. doi Association of a functional variant of neuronal nitric oxide synthase gene with self-reported impulsiveness, venturesomeness and empathy in male offenders
    Wolfgang Retz
    Neurocentre, Institute for Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry, Saarland University Hospital, Homburg, Saar, Germany
    J Neural Transm 117:321-4. 2010
  8. doi Association of ADHD with reactive and proactive violent behavior in a forensic population
    Wolfgang Retz
    Institute for Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry, Neurocentre, Saarland University Hospital, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Atten Defic Hyperact Disord 2:195-202. 2010
  9. ncbi Association of serotonin transporter promoter gene polymorphism with violence: relation with personality disorders, impulsivity, and childhood ADHD psychopathology
    Wolfgang Retz
    Institute for Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry, University of the Saarland, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Behav Sci Law 22:415-25. 2004
  10. doi Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in female offenders: prevalence, psychiatric comorbidity and psychosocial implications
    Michael Rösler
    Institute for Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry, Neurocenter, Saarland University Hospital, 66421, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 259:98-105. 2009

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi [Standardised psychopathological rating scales for the diagnosis of ADHD in adults]
    W Retz
    Institut für Gerichtliche Psychologie und Psychiatrie, Universitatsklinikum des Saarlandes, Geb 90 3, 66421 Homburg
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 81:381-9. 2013
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  2. doi Emotional dysregulation in adult ADHD: What is the empirical evidence?
    Wolfgang Retz
    Saarland University Hospital, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Expert Rev Neurother 12:1241-51. 2012
    ..Thus, there is growing evidence that emotional dysregulation might be recognized as a core feature of ADHD...
  3. doi Clinical symptoms of ADHD and psychopathy in perpetrators
    Wolfgang Retz
    Neurocenter Institute for Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry, Saarland University Hospital, 66421 Homburg, Saarland, Germany
    Atten Defic Hyperact Disord 5:47-57. 2013
    ..Findings on the principal component analysis suggest that ADHD and psychopathy are unrelated on a symptomatic level, with the exception of impulsivity, which is a common feature that seems to combine both constructs...
  4. doi Assessment of post-excitatory long-interval cortical inhibition in adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Wolfgang Retz
    Institute for Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry, Neurocentre, Saarland University Hospital, Bdg 90 3, 66424, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 262:507-17. 2012
    ..The results support the hypothesis of reduced intracortical inhibition as a correlate of disturbed brain function in adults with ADHD...
  5. pmc Multiscale assessment of treatment efficacy in adults with ADHD: a randomized placebo-controlled, multi-centre study with extended-release methylphenidate
    Wolfgang Retz
    Neurocentre, Saarland University Hospital, University of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany
    World J Biol Psychiatry 13:48-59. 2012
    ..This trial was performed to test the efficacy and safety of an extended-release formulation of methylphenidate (MPH ER)...
  6. doi Pharmacological treatment of adult ADHD in Europe
    Wolfgang Retz
    Neurocenter Saarland University Hospital, Homburg Saar, Germany
    World J Biol Psychiatry 12:89-94. 2011
    ..Adult ADHD is a reliable and valid diagnosis. The disorder and the co-morbid conditions can place a severe burden on the patients, their families and their partners, requiring adequate treatment...
  7. doi Association of a functional variant of neuronal nitric oxide synthase gene with self-reported impulsiveness, venturesomeness and empathy in male offenders
    Wolfgang Retz
    Neurocentre, Institute for Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry, Saarland University Hospital, Homburg, Saar, Germany
    J Neural Transm 117:321-4. 2010
    ..The findings give additional evidence that NOS-I is involved in the regulation of impulsive personality traits and support the notion that the NOS1 gene takes part in the regulation of social behavior...
  8. doi Association of ADHD with reactive and proactive violent behavior in a forensic population
    Wolfgang Retz
    Institute for Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry, Neurocentre, Saarland University Hospital, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Atten Defic Hyperact Disord 2:195-202. 2010
    ..Significant impact of male gender on proactive violence was found. The findings suggest that ADHD is associated with reactive but not proactive violence in aggressive offenders...
  9. ncbi Association of serotonin transporter promoter gene polymorphism with violence: relation with personality disorders, impulsivity, and childhood ADHD psychopathology
    Wolfgang Retz
    Institute for Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry, University of the Saarland, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Behav Sci Law 22:415-25. 2004
    ..provide evidence for an-at least partial-genetic regulation of violent behavior in a subgroup of male offenders, and (iii). suggest a significant role for 5-HT transporter functionality for violent behavior...
  10. doi Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in female offenders: prevalence, psychiatric comorbidity and psychosocial implications
    Michael Rösler
    Institute for Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry, Neurocenter, Saarland University Hospital, 66421, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 259:98-105. 2009
    ..The results indicate the need of adequate psychiatric support of female prison inmates including therapeutic programs for ADHD...
  11. doi Twenty-four-week treatment with extended release methylphenidate improves emotional symptoms in adult ADHD
    Michael Rösler
    Neurocentre, University Hospital of the Saarland, Homburg Saar
    World J Biol Psychiatry 11:709-18. 2010
    ..To assess the medium- to long-term effects of extended release methylphenidate (MPH-ER) on emotional symptoms and other psychopathology frequently seen in ADHD patients, we conducted a large-scale, multicenter treatment study...
  12. ncbi A functional serotonin transporter promoter gene polymorphism increases ADHD symptoms in delinquents: interaction with adverse childhood environment
    Wolfgang Retz
    Institute for Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry, University of the Saarland, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 158:123-31. 2008
    ..The results support prior findings of association between ADHD and 5-HTTLPR LL-genotype and adverse childhood environment, and they underline the need for further investigation of gene by environment interaction with respect to ADHD...
  13. doi A randomised, placebo-controlled, 24-week, study of low-dose extended-release methylphenidate in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Michael Rösler
    Neurocenter, Saarland University Hospital, 66421, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 259:120-9. 2009
    ..Although stimulants and methylphenidate in particular are a common off-label treatment for adult patients with ADHD in European countries, little is known about their long-term efficacy and safety...
  14. ncbi Prevalence of attention deficit-/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and comorbid disorders in young male prison inmates
    Michael Rösler
    Institut für Gerichtliche Psychologie und Psychiatrie, Neurozentrum, Universitatskliniken des Saarlandes, 66421 Homburg Saar, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 254:365-71. 2004
    ..This study was performed to evaluate the prevalence of ADHD as well as comorbid conditions among young male prison inmates...
  15. ncbi Association of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder-related psychopathology and personality traits with the serotonin transporter promoter region polymorphism
    Wolfgang Retz
    Institute for Forensic Psychiatry, University of the Saarland, Kirrberger Strasse, 66421 Homburg Saar, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 319:133-6. 2002
    ..However, since a dimensional assessment of ADHD-related symptomatology was used in our study instead of a diagnostic approach, we are now on the way in performing further studies regarding diagnostic discrimination and comorbidity...
  16. doi Reduced cortical inhibition in violent offenders: a study with transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Florence Philipp-Wiegmann
    Institute of Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry, Neurocentre, Saarland University Hospital, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Neuropsychobiology 64:86-92. 2011
    ..We performed a study with transcranial magnetic stimulation on a sample of violent offenders in order to measure cortical inhibition in the motor neuron system that is part of the frontal cortex...
  17. doi Effects of long-acting methylphenidate in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a study with paired-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Marc K F Schneider
    Institute for Forensic Psychiatry, University of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany
    Neuropsychobiology 64:195-201. 2011
    ..Therefore, we investigated the neurophysiological effects of long-acting methylphenidate (LA-Mph) with the ppTMS technique in adult patients with ADHD...
  18. doi [Impact of gender on the utilization of outpatient health service for adult ADHD]
    Petra Retz-Junginger
    IGPuP Neurozentrum, Universitatsklinikum des Saarlandes, Homburg Saar
    Psychiatr Prax 39:345-8. 2012
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  19. ncbi Anatomical and functional brain imaging in adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)--a neurological view
    Marc Schneider
    Neurocentre Institute of Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry, University of the Saarland, Building 90 3, 66421, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:i32-41. 2006
    ..The cerebellum, and its role in affect and cognition, is also persistently implicated in the pathology of ADHD...
  20. doi Impairment of fronto-striatal and parietal cerebral networks correlates with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) psychopathology in adults - a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) study
    Marc F Schneider
    Neurocentre, Institute for Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry, Saarland University Hospital, Homburg, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 183:75-84. 2010
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  21. doi The relation of ADHD and violent aggression: What can we learn from epidemiological and genetic studies?
    Wolfgang Retz
    Institute for Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry, Neurocenter Saarland University Hospital, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Int J Law Psychiatry 32:235-43. 2009
    ..The impact of genetic research on forensic psychiatry and future directions of neurobiological research are discussed...
  22. ncbi [Plant smoking materials]
    Tillmann Supprian
    Universitäts Nervenklinik, Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, 66421 Homburg, Saar
    Med Monatsschr Pharm 25:262-5. 2002