Arne Schäfer

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Platelet serotonin (5-HT) levels in interferon-treated patients with hepatitis C and its possible association with interferon-induced depression
    Arne Schäfer
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, Department of Gastroenterology, University of Wurzburg, Klinikstr 6 8, D 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    J Hepatol 52:10-5. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Physician-patient relationship and disclosure behaviour in chronic hepatitis C in a group of German outpatients
    Arne Schäfer
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, Wurzburg University, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Germany
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:1387-94. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Psychopathological changes and quality of life in hepatitis C virus-infected, opioid-dependent patients during maintenance therapy
    Arne Schäfer
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, Universitat Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Addiction 104:630-40. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Sustained virological response in the antiviral therapy of chronic hepatitis C: is there a predictive value of interferon-induced depression?
    Arne Schäfer
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, Wurzburg, Germany
    Chemotherapy 53:292-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric side effects of pegylated interferon alfa-2b as compared to conventional interferon alfa-2b in patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Michael R Kraus
    Medizinische Poliklinik, University of Wurzburg, Klinikstr 6 8, D 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    World J Gastroenterol 11:1769-74. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Improvement of neurocognitive function in responders to an antiviral therapy for chronic hepatitis C
    Michael R Kraus
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, Department of Gastroenterology, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Hepatology 58:497-504. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Serotonin-1A receptor gene HTR1A variation predicts interferon-induced depression in chronic hepatitis C
    Michael R Kraus
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Gastroenterology 132:1279-86. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric symptoms in patients with chronic hepatitis C receiving interferon alfa-2b therapy
    Michael R Kraus
    Clinic for Internal Medicine, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:708-14. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive changes in patients with hepatitis C receiving interferon alfa-2b and ribavirin
    Michael R Kraus
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medizinische Poliklinik, University of Wurzburg, D 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 77:90-100. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Methodological approaches in the assessment of interferon-alfa-induced depression in patients with chronic hepatitis C - a critical review
    Arne Schäfer
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 16:186-201. 2007

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Platelet serotonin (5-HT) levels in interferon-treated patients with hepatitis C and its possible association with interferon-induced depression
    Arne Schäfer
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, Department of Gastroenterology, University of Wurzburg, Klinikstr 6 8, D 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    J Hepatol 52:10-5. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the correlation between platelet serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT) concentrations and IFN-induced depression...
  2. ncbi request reprint Physician-patient relationship and disclosure behaviour in chronic hepatitis C in a group of German outpatients
    Arne Schäfer
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, Wurzburg University, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Germany
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:1387-94. 2005
    ..The goal of the study was to examine self-disclosure of HCV positivity, perceived stigmatization, and potential predictor variables in a German outpatient group...
  3. doi request reprint Psychopathological changes and quality of life in hepatitis C virus-infected, opioid-dependent patients during maintenance therapy
    Arne Schäfer
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, Universitat Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Addiction 104:630-40. 2009
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  4. ncbi request reprint Sustained virological response in the antiviral therapy of chronic hepatitis C: is there a predictive value of interferon-induced depression?
    Arne Schäfer
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, Wurzburg, Germany
    Chemotherapy 53:292-9. 2007
    ..The study objective was to determine the contribution of cytokine-induced depression to a predictive model of sustained virological response (SVR) in chronic hepatitis C...
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric side effects of pegylated interferon alfa-2b as compared to conventional interferon alfa-2b in patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Michael R Kraus
    Medizinische Poliklinik, University of Wurzburg, Klinikstr 6 8, D 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    World J Gastroenterol 11:1769-74. 2005
    ..To assess systematically the spectrum and extent of depressive symptoms comparing patient groups receiving peginterferon or conventional interferon...
  6. doi request reprint Improvement of neurocognitive function in responders to an antiviral therapy for chronic hepatitis C
    Michael R Kraus
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, Department of Gastroenterology, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Hepatology 58:497-504. 2013
    ..This therefore suggests an added therapeutic benefit of antiviral treatment in HCV infection. Improvement of neurocognitive function may be an additional treatment indication in patients with HCV. (HEPATOLOGY 2013;58:497-504). ..
  7. ncbi request reprint Serotonin-1A receptor gene HTR1A variation predicts interferon-induced depression in chronic hepatitis C
    Michael R Kraus
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Gastroenterology 132:1279-86. 2007
    ..Interferon-induced depression is a major complication in antiviral therapy of chronic hepatitis C. Little is known about underlying mechanisms and reliable predictive factors associated with cytokine-induced depressive symptoms...
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric symptoms in patients with chronic hepatitis C receiving interferon alfa-2b therapy
    Michael R Kraus
    Clinic for Internal Medicine, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:708-14. 2003
    ..The goal of the present study was to assess prospectively the incidence, spectrum, and extent of psychiatric symptoms of patients receiving interferon alfa therapy as compared with an untreated reference group...
  9. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive changes in patients with hepatitis C receiving interferon alfa-2b and ribavirin
    Michael R Kraus
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medizinische Poliklinik, University of Wurzburg, D 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 77:90-100. 2005
    ..During antiviral therapy of chronic hepatitis C, patients frequently report impairment of concentration or memory. Therefore we prospectively investigated neurocognitive performance in patients receiving interferon alfa and ribavirin...
  10. doi request reprint Methodological approaches in the assessment of interferon-alfa-induced depression in patients with chronic hepatitis C - a critical review
    Arne Schäfer
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 16:186-201. 2007
    ..Furthermore, objective criteria and guidelines for the treatment of IFN-induced depression in these patients are needed in clinical practice...