Wolfgang Retz

Summary

Affiliation: Saarland University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint 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
  2. ncbi request reprint 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
  3. ncbi request reprint 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
  4. ncbi request reprint 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
  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. ncbi request reprint Psychometric and psychopathological characterization of young male prison inmates with and without attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Wolfgang Retz
    Neurozentrum Institut für Gerichtliche Psychologie und Psychiatrie, Universitat des Saarlandes, 66421 Homburg Saar, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 254:201-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint 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
  8. doi request reprint 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
  9. ncbi request reprint A polymorphism at the 3'-untranslated region of the CLOCK gene is associated with adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Christian Kissling
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Life Sciences, Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:333-8. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Environmental risk factors and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms
    Christine M Freitag
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:356-7; author reply 357-8. 2008

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint 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...
  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. ncbi request reprint Psychometric and psychopathological characterization of young male prison inmates with and without attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Wolfgang Retz
    Neurozentrum Institut für Gerichtliche Psychologie und Psychiatrie, Universitat des Saarlandes, 66421 Homburg Saar, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 254:201-8. 2004
    ..Further studies are needed to elucidate the role of ADHD as an independent factor for life-persistent criminality, since specific treatment may help to ameliorate the legal prognosis...
  7. ncbi request reprint 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...
  8. doi request reprint 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint A polymorphism at the 3'-untranslated region of the CLOCK gene is associated with adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Christian Kissling
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Life Sciences, Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:333-8. 2008
    ..This is the first study suggesting that a polymorphism of a gene within the circadian "clock" mechanism is a direct or linked contributing factor in adult ADHD...
  10. doi request reprint Environmental risk factors and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms
    Christine M Freitag
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:356-7; author reply 357-8. 2008
  11. ncbi request reprint Nature and nurture predispose to violent behavior: serotonergic genes and adverse childhood environment
    Andreas Reif
    Clinical and Molecular Psychobiology, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Neuropsychopharmacology 32:2375-83. 2007
    ..These findings indicate complex interactions between genetic variation of the serotonergic circuitry and environmental factors arguing against simplistic, mono-causal explanations of violent behavior...