W Rief

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Affiliation: Spine Center
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cognitive aspects of hypochondriasis and the somatization syndrome
    W Rief
    Roseneck Center for Behavioral Medicine, Prien, Germany
    J Abnorm Psychol 107:587-95. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Toward empirically based criteria for the classification of somatoform disorders
    W Rief
    Roseneck Center for Behavioral Medicine, Prien am Chiemsee, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 46:507-18. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavior therapy in panic disorder and comorbid major depression. A naturalistic study
    W Rief
    Center for Behavioral Medicine Roseneck, Prien a Ch, University of Munich, Germany
    Psychother Psychosom 69:70-8. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Cortisol and somatization
    W Rief
    Klinik Roseneck Center for Behavioral Medicine, Prien am Chiemsee, Germany
    Biol Psychol 53:13-23. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Is somatization a habituation disorder? Physiological reactivity in somatization syndrome
    W Rief
    Clinic Roseneck, Center for Behavioral Medicine, Am Roseneck 6, D 83209, Prien am Chiemsee, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 101:63-74. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Lifetime diagnoses in patients with somatoform disorders: which came first?
    W Rief
    Klinik Roseneck, Center for Behavioral Medicine, Prien, Federal Republic of Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 241:236-40. 1992
  7. ncbi request reprint Dimensional and categorical approaches to hypochondriasis
    W Hiller
    Roseneck Center of Behavioural Medicine, Prien, Germany
    Psychol Med 32:707-18. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Immunological differences between patients with major depression and somatization syndrome
    W Rief
    Klinik Roseneck, Center for Behavioral Medicine, Prien am Chiemsee, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 105:165-74. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Searching for a gastrointestinal subgroup within the somatoform disorders
    W Hiller
    Roseneck Center of Behavioral Medicine, Prien, Germany
    Psychosomatics 42:14-20. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Somatization symptoms and hypochondriacal features in the general population
    W Rief
    Roseneck Center for Behavioral Medicine, Prien, Germany
    Psychosom Med 63:595-602. 2001

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Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Cognitive aspects of hypochondriasis and the somatization syndrome
    W Rief
    Roseneck Center for Behavioral Medicine, Prien, Germany
    J Abnorm Psychol 107:587-95. 1998
    ..A catastrophizing interpretation of minor bodily complaints found in hypochondriacal patients in earlier studies was also found for patients with multiple somatization symptoms...
  2. ncbi request reprint Toward empirically based criteria for the classification of somatoform disorders
    W Rief
    Roseneck Center for Behavioral Medicine, Prien am Chiemsee, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 46:507-18. 1999
    ..New criteria for somatization syndrome ("polysymptomatic somatoform disorder") are proposed taking into account for the strong association of somatization and abnormal illness behavior...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavior therapy in panic disorder and comorbid major depression. A naturalistic study
    W Rief
    Center for Behavioral Medicine Roseneck, Prien a Ch, University of Munich, Germany
    Psychother Psychosom 69:70-8. 2000
    ..There is a lack of evidence about the effectiveness of cognitive behavior therapies (CBT) in settings of routine clinical care as well as in the treatment of panic and comorbid disorders...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cortisol and somatization
    W Rief
    Klinik Roseneck Center for Behavioral Medicine, Prien am Chiemsee, Germany
    Biol Psychol 53:13-23. 2000
    ..DST results correlated with psychological aspects of somatization, but not with the number of somatoform symptoms per se...
  5. ncbi request reprint Is somatization a habituation disorder? Physiological reactivity in somatization syndrome
    W Rief
    Clinic Roseneck, Center for Behavioral Medicine, Am Roseneck 6, D 83209, Prien am Chiemsee, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 101:63-74. 2001
    ..The effects of heart rate and of feelings of tension partly replicated earlier findings, and demonstrated that physiological activity may interact with psychological processes in somatization...
  6. ncbi request reprint Lifetime diagnoses in patients with somatoform disorders: which came first?
    W Rief
    Klinik Roseneck, Center for Behavioral Medicine, Prien, Federal Republic of Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 241:236-40. 1992
    ..Therefore, the development of other psychometric scales is necessary for the evaluation of patients with somatoform disorders...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dimensional and categorical approaches to hypochondriasis
    W Hiller
    Roseneck Center of Behavioural Medicine, Prien, Germany
    Psychol Med 32:707-18. 2002
    ..The DSM-IV definition of hypochondriasis is contrasted with hypochondriacal dimensions as provided by the Whiteley Index (WI) and Illness Attitude Scales (IAS)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Immunological differences between patients with major depression and somatization syndrome
    W Rief
    Klinik Roseneck, Center for Behavioral Medicine, Prien am Chiemsee, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 105:165-74. 2001
    ..These results suggest different immune alterations in somatization syndrome and depression...
  9. ncbi request reprint Searching for a gastrointestinal subgroup within the somatoform disorders
    W Hiller
    Roseneck Center of Behavioral Medicine, Prien, Germany
    Psychosomatics 42:14-20. 2001
    ..Because these results do not confirm the idea of an independent gastrointestinal syndrome, general mechanisms of somatization seem to play the dominant role...
  10. ncbi request reprint Somatization symptoms and hypochondriacal features in the general population
    W Rief
    Roseneck Center for Behavioral Medicine, Prien, Germany
    Psychosom Med 63:595-602. 2001
    ..The principal goal of this study is to examine the base rates of somatoform symptoms and of hypochondriacal features in the general population...