Thomas Suslow

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Influence of the catechol-O-methyltransferase val158met genotype on amygdala and prefrontal cortex emotional processing in panic disorder
    Katharina Domschke
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, D 48143 Muenster, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 163:13-20. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Reduced amygdala-prefrontal coupling in major depression: association with MAOA genotype and illness severity
    Udo Dannlowski
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Germany
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 12:11-22. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Spatial processing of facial emotion in patients with unipolar depression: a longitudinal study
    Thomas Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, 48149 Munster, Germany
    J Affect Disord 83:59-63. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Incidental learning of food and emotional words in women with anorexia nervosa
    T Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Munster, Germany
    Eat Weight Disord 9:290-5. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Amygdala activation during masked presentation of emotional faces predicts conscious detection of threat-related faces
    Thomas Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Brain Cogn 61:243-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Affective priming in schizophrenia with and without affective negative symptoms
    Thomas Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 253:292-300. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Detection of facial expressions of emotions in schizophrenia
    Thomas Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, Munster 48149, Germany
    Schizophr Res 64:137-45. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Automatic processing of verbal emotion stimuli in schizophrenia
    Thomas Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, Munster 48149, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 120:131-44. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Alexithymia and incidental learning of emotional words
    Thomas Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Munster, Germany
    Psychol Rep 93:1003-12. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Estimating verbal intelligence in unipolar depression: comparison of word definition and word recognition
    Thomas Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 11, Munster, Germany
    Nord J Psychiatry 63:120-3. 2009

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Publications77

  1. doi request reprint Influence of the catechol-O-methyltransferase val158met genotype on amygdala and prefrontal cortex emotional processing in panic disorder
    Katharina Domschke
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, D 48143 Muenster, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 163:13-20. 2008
    ..This COMT variant might increase the vulnerability to panic disorder by modulating dopaminergic tonus in relevant brain regions and thus altering neuronal processing of anxiety-related emotional cues...
  2. doi request reprint Reduced amygdala-prefrontal coupling in major depression: association with MAOA genotype and illness severity
    Udo Dannlowski
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Germany
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 12:11-22. 2009
    ..We conclude that genetic variation in the MAOA gene may affect the course of major depression by disrupting cortico-limbic connectivity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Spatial processing of facial emotion in patients with unipolar depression: a longitudinal study
    Thomas Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, 48149 Munster, Germany
    J Affect Disord 83:59-63. 2004
    ..In this study, a face-in-the-crowd task was applied to examine the spatial detection of facial emotion as a function of depression and comorbid anxiety in the course of a psychotherapeutic inpatient treatment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Incidental learning of food and emotional words in women with anorexia nervosa
    T Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Munster, Germany
    Eat Weight Disord 9:290-5. 2004
    ..Anorexic patients are perceptually no less sensitive to negative emotional information than normal subjects...
  5. ncbi request reprint Amygdala activation during masked presentation of emotional faces predicts conscious detection of threat-related faces
    Thomas Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Brain Cogn 61:243-8. 2006
    ..The present findings underscore the role of the amygdala in the detection and consolidation of memory for marginally perceptible threatening facial expression...
  6. ncbi request reprint Affective priming in schizophrenia with and without affective negative symptoms
    Thomas Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 253:292-300. 2003
    ..The aversive automatic perception of positive facial expression primarily found in anhedonic patients but also in schizophrenic control patients could lie in structural disturbances concerning the regulation of intimacy and distance...
  7. ncbi request reprint Detection of facial expressions of emotions in schizophrenia
    Thomas Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, Munster 48149, Germany
    Schizophr Res 64:137-45. 2003
    ..Potential explanations of the face processing effects found in anhedonia are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Automatic processing of verbal emotion stimuli in schizophrenia
    Thomas Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, Munster 48149, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 120:131-44. 2003
    ..The symptoms of flat affect and anhedonia do not appear to be associated with impairments in the automatic processing of verbal emotional material in schizophrenia...
  9. ncbi request reprint Alexithymia and incidental learning of emotional words
    Thomas Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Munster, Germany
    Psychol Rep 93:1003-12. 2003
    ..Emotional valence appears to have less organizational power in the memory of individuals with difficulties in recognizing their feelings...
  10. doi request reprint Estimating verbal intelligence in unipolar depression: comparison of word definition and word recognition
    Thomas Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 11, Munster, Germany
    Nord J Psychiatry 63:120-3. 2009
    ..For depressed women, it could be more appropriate to administer word recognition than word definition as an estimate of premorbid or verbal intelligence...
  11. ncbi request reprint [A critique of the construct "alexithymia" and its measurement--the weakness of self-report and the opportunities of an objective assessment approach]
    T Suslow
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 11, 48149 Munster
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 47:153-66. 2001
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint 20-Item Toronto Alexithymia Scale: do difficulties describing feelings assess proneness to shame instead of difficulties symbolizing emotions?
    T Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Germany
    Scand J Psychol 41:329-34. 2000
    ..Instead, this TAS-20 scale seems to evaluate aspects of social shame...
  13. ncbi request reprint Detection of facial expressions of emotions in depression
    T Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Münster School of Medicine, Germany
    Percept Mot Skills 92:857-68. 2001
    ..An implication is that lowered vigilance for facial expressions of joy and happiness may affect adversely interpersonal relationships in depressed subjects...
  14. doi request reprint Automatic mood-congruent amygdala responses to masked facial expressions in major depression
    Thomas Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 67:155-60. 2010
    ..Assessing neurobiological substrates of automatic emotion processing might be a more sensitive challenge for automatic negative bias in depression than behavioral measures...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment and in vivo metabolites in first-episode neuroleptic-naive and chronic medicated schizophrenic patients: a proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy study
    Patricia Ohrmann
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 11, D 48149 Muenster, NRW, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 41:625-34. 2007
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Effect of gender on processing threat-related stimuli in patients with panic disorder: sex does matter
    Patricia Ohrmann
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Depress Anxiety 27:1034-43. 2010
    ..g. panic disorder (PD)...
  17. doi request reprint Increased amygdala activation during automatic processing of facial emotion in schizophrenia
    Astrid Veronika Rauch
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, Muenster, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 182:200-6. 2010
    ..Heightened automatic amygdala responsivity could be involved in the development and maintenance of negative symptoms in schizophrenia...
  18. doi request reprint Alexithymic features and automatic amygdala reactivity to facial emotion
    Harald Kugel
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 435:40-4. 2008
    ..Low spontaneous reactivity of the amygdala to sad faces could implicate less engagement in the encoding of negative emotional stimuli...
  19. doi request reprint Individual differences in alexithymia and brain response to masked emotion faces
    Maraike Reker
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Germany
    Cortex 46:658-67. 2010
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Threat sensitivity as assessed by automatic amygdala response to fearful faces predicts speed of visual search for facial expression
    Patricia Ohrmann
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Street 11, 48149, Muenster, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 183:51-9. 2007
    ..Neurobiologically defined threat sensitivity seems to represent an important determinant of visual scanning behaviour...
  21. doi request reprint Emotion specific modulation of automatic amygdala responses by 5-HTTLPR genotype
    Udo Dannlowski
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Neuroimage 53:893-8. 2010
    ..We conclude that 5-HTTLPR genotype predominantly impacts the central processing predominantly of negative environmental cues but not of emotionally salient stimuli in general...
  22. doi request reprint Implicit and explicit procedural learning in patients recently remitted from severe major depression
    Anya Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 169:1-6. 2009
    ..Longitudinal studies in patients with melancholic vs. non-melancholic MDD are needed to investigate the course of cognitive functioning during the recovery from MDD...
  23. doi request reprint Catechol-O-methyltransferase gene variation: impact on amygdala response to aversive stimuli
    Katharina Domschke
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Muenster, Germany
    Neuroimage 60:2222-9. 2012
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Learning potential on the WCST in schizophrenia is related to the neuronal integrity of the anterior cingulate cortex as measured by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy
    Patricia Ohrmann
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Muenster, Germany
    Schizophr Res 106:156-63. 2008
    ..The neurobiological basis of cognitive remediation has not been elucidated so far, although structural, functional and metabolic abnormalities of the prefrontal cortex have been associated with cognitive impairment...
  25. doi request reprint Neural activation underlying acute grief in women after the loss of an unborn child
    Anette Kersting
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 11, Muenster, Germany
    Am J Psychiatry 166:1402-10. 2009
    ..Increasing evidence supports the hypothesis that the same neural structures involved in the experience of physical pain are involved in the experience of social pain and loss...
  26. doi request reprint Attachment avoidance modulates neural response to masked facial emotion
    Thomas Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:3553-62. 2009
    ..Our data are consistent with the idea that people who withdraw from close relationships respond spontaneously to a lesser extent to negative interpersonal emotional signals than securely attached individuals...
  27. pmc Amygdala reactivity to masked negative faces is associated with automatic judgmental bias in major depression: a 3 T fMRI study
    Udo Dannlowski
    Dannlowski, Ohrmann, Bauer, Arolt, Kersting, Suslow Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Germany
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 32:423-9. 2007
    ..In the present study, we extended the paradigm to a sample of 35 inpatients suffering from depression to investigate the effect of amygdala reactivity on automatic negative judgmental bias and clinical characteristics in depression...
  28. ncbi request reprint Finding of abnormal scanning behavior in the Span of Apprehension task in schizophrenia but diagnostic non-specificity of sum scores
    Katja Koelkebeck
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 11, 48149 Muenster, Westphalia, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 23:29-32. 2008
    ..The task was administered to 47 schizophrenia and 48 depressed patients as well as to 46 controls. Results indicate a non-specificity of the SOA sum scores but differential abnormalities in spatial visual processing...
  29. ncbi request reprint 5-HTTLPR biases amygdala activity in response to masked facial expressions in major depression
    Udo Dannlowski
    1 1Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Munster, Germany 2 2IZKF Research Group 4, IZKF Münster, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:418-24. 2008
    ..This might indicate that genetic variations of the serotonin transporter could increase the risk for depression chronification via altering limbic neural activity on a preattentive level of emotion processing...
  30. ncbi request reprint Amygdala reactivity predicts automatic negative evaluations for facial emotions
    Udo Dannlowski
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 154:13-20. 2007
    ..This finding might shed some light on how amygdala hyperresponsivity contributes to negative cognitive biases commonly observed in affective disorders...
  31. ncbi request reprint Subliminal affective priming in clinical depression and comorbid anxiety: a longitudinal investigation
    Udo Dannlowski
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Munster, Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 143:63-75. 2006
    ..Direction and strength of affective priming was directly associated with anxiety level at both times. The affective priming paradigm provides evidence for differential group effects regarding unconscious emotional information processing...
  32. ncbi request reprint Unimpaired automatic processing of verbal information in the course of clinical depression
    Udo Dannlowski
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Depress Anxiety 23:325-30. 2006
    ..Size of priming was not associated with depression severity, anxiety level, intelligence, medication, or clinical features. We conclude that depression is not characterized by dysfunctional automatic processing of verbal information...
  33. doi request reprint Limbic scars: long-term consequences of childhood maltreatment revealed by functional and structural magnetic resonance imaging
    Udo Dannlowski
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 11, Munster, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 71:286-93. 2012
    ....
  34. pmc Neural correlates of set-shifting: decomposing executive functions in schizophrenia
    Andreas Wilmsmeier
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 35:321-9. 2010
    ..We investigated the neural correlates of this mechanism by means of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in patients with schizophrenia and healthy controls...
  35. doi request reprint Theory of Mind in first-episode schizophrenia patients: correlations with cognition and personality traits
    Katja Koelkebeck
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Muenster, School of Medicine, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 11, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Schizophr Res 119:115-23. 2010
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate ToM abilities in first-episode schizophrenia patients and to analyze them in relation to neuropsychological and psychopathological functioning...
  36. doi request reprint Memory impairment correlates with increased S100B serum concentrations in patients with chronic schizophrenia
    Anya Pedersen
    University Medical Faculty, Department of Psychiatry, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:1789-92. 2008
    ..The findings support the hypothesis that astrocyte activation might contribute to the development of cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia...
  37. doi request reprint Cannabinoid receptor 1 (CNR1) gene: impact on antidepressant treatment response and emotion processing in major depression
    Katharina Domschke
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Muenster, Germany
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 18:751-9. 2008
    ..This analysis provides preliminary support for a role of CNR1 gene variation in depression and anxiety, potentially mediated by subcortical hypo-responsiveness to social reward stimuli...
  38. ncbi request reprint Evidence for glutamatergic neuronal dysfunction in the prefrontal cortex in chronic but not in first-episode patients with schizophrenia: a proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy study
    Patricia Ohrmann
    University of Muenster, Department of Psychiatry, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, Germany
    Schizophr Res 73:153-7. 2005
    ..Reduced metabolite levels were not correlated with duration of illness or medication. Our results indicate glutamatergic dysfunction in chronic schizophrenia that could be evidence of a progressive brain disorder...
  39. ncbi request reprint Deployment of attention in clinical depression during symptom remission
    Stanislava Petkova Karparova
    University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Scand J Psychol 48:1-5. 2007
    ..Depressed patients are not characterized by a shift towards a pronounced protective pattern during symptom remission...
  40. pmc Mood-congruent amygdala responses to subliminally presented facial expressions in major depression: associations with anhedonia
    Anja Stuhrmann
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 38:249-58. 2013
    ..We investigated whether amygdala mood-congruent responses to emotional stimuli in depressed patients are correlated with anhedonic symptoms at automatic levels of processing...
  41. doi request reprint Discriminating unipolar and bipolar depression by means of fMRI and pattern classification: a pilot study
    Dominik Grotegerd
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Campus 1 A9, 48149, Munster, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 263:119-31. 2013
    ..However, since the present approach deals with small sample sizes, it should be considered as a proof-of-concept study. Hence, results have to be confirmed in larger samples preferably of unmedicated subjects...
  42. ncbi request reprint Cognitive coping style modulates neural responses to emotional faces in healthy humans: a 3-T FMRI study
    Astrid Veronika Rauch
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 17:2526-35. 2007
    ..An increased responsivity of the amygdala to ambiguously threatening stimuli may represent a biological determinant of sensitizers' feelings of uncertainty...
  43. ncbi request reprint Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in anorexia nervosa: correlations with cognition
    Patricia Ohrmann
    University of Munster, Department of Psychiatry, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, 48129 Munster, Germany
    Neuroreport 15:549-53. 2004
    ..Our results provide evidence for cognitive impairment in AN patients which is associated with cerebral metabolism in the prefrontal cortex...
  44. pmc High responsivity to threat during the initial stage of perception in repression: a 3 T fMRI study
    Victoria Gabriele Paul
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Campus, Germany
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:980-90. 2012
    ..The present results are in line with the vigilance-avoidance theory which predicts heightened automatic responsivity to threatening stimuli in repression...
  45. ncbi request reprint Reduced implicit and explicit sequence learning in first-episode schizophrenia
    Anya Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Muenster, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 46:186-95. 2008
    ..This deficit would be consistent with a fronto-striatal dysfunction and might constitute a crucial factor for the acquisition of new information...
  46. pmc Neuropeptide-S (NPS) receptor genotype modulates basolateral amygdala responsiveness to aversive stimuli
    Udo Dannlowski
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Neuropsychopharmacology 36:1879-85. 2011
    ..Thereby, NPSR rs324981 apparently causes an indirect effect on anxiety-related traits and potentially contributes to the pathogenesis of anxiety disorders by shaping fear-related limbic activity...
  47. ncbi request reprint Glial cell activation in a subgroup of patients with schizophrenia indicated by increased S100B serum concentrations and elevated myo-inositol
    Matthias Rothermundt
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, D 48301 Muenster, Germany
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:361-4. 2007
    ..Patients with increased S100B levels showed elevated myo-inositol concentrations. This pilot study demonstrates a concomitant elevation of two markers indicating astrocyte activation in a subgroup of schizophrenic patients...
  48. ncbi request reprint Association of the functional -1019C/G 5-HT1A polymorphism with prefrontal cortex and amygdala activation measured with 3 T fMRI in panic disorder
    Katharina Domschke
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Germany
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 9:349-55. 2006
    ..These serotonergic polymorphisms might increase the risk for panic disorder by contributing to an altered processing of emotional stimuli...
  49. doi request reprint Childhood maltreatment is associated with an automatic negative emotion processing bias in the amygdala
    Udo Dannlowski
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Germany Department of Psychiatry, University of Marburg, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 34:2899-909. 2013
    ..Limitation: the present association of limbic bias and maltreatment was demonstrated in the absence of psychopathological abnormalities, thereby limiting strong conclusions...
  50. ncbi request reprint Masked facial affect priming is associated with therapy response in clinical depression
    Udo Dannlowski
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 11, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:215-21. 2006
    ..An enhanced sensitivity for sad facial expressions and a negatively biased automatic processing of neutral and happy facial affect appears to be associated with depression persistence...
  51. doi request reprint Complicated grief in patients with unipolar depression
    Anette Kersting
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Muenster, Germany
    J Affect Disord 118:201-4. 2009
    ..Further, the study was aimed to identify characteristics predicting a complicated grief reaction in depressed patients...
  52. ncbi request reprint Reduced awareness of others' emotions in unipolar depressed patients
    Uta Susan Donges
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:331-7. 2005
    ..Acutely depressed patients seem not to be impaired in the complexity of their own emotional experience, but they exhibit a reduction in the ability to empathize with other persons...
  53. ncbi request reprint Disengagement of attention from facial emotion in unipolar depression
    Stanislava Petkova Karparova
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 59:723-9. 2005
    ..The present data suggest that the ability to disengage attention from facial emotion in visual search is not impaired in depression...
  54. ncbi request reprint Difficulty identifying feelings and automatic activation in the fusiform gyrus in response to facial emotion
    Mischa Eichmann
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster
    Percept Mot Skills 107:915-22. 2008
    ..The correlation results suggest that automatic hyporesponsiveness of the fusiform gyrus to negative emotion stimuli may reflect problems in recognizing one's emotions in everyday life...
  55. ncbi request reprint Visual backward masking: deficits in locating targets are specific to schizophrenia and not related to intellectual decline
    Katja Koelkebeck
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 11, 48149, Muenster, Germany
    Schizophr Res 78:261-8. 2005
    ..Potential explanations of the location masking deficit found in schizophrenia are discussed...
  56. ncbi request reprint The experience of basic emotions in schizophrenia with and without affective negative symptoms
    Thomas Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Munster, Germany
    Compr Psychiatry 44:303-10. 2003
    ..Anhedonic patients manifested more emotion inhibition than healthy controls and exhibited an affectivity pattern consistent with Meehl's model of anhedonia...
  57. doi request reprint Dopamine D₃ receptor gene variation: impact on electroconvulsive therapy response and ventral striatum responsiveness in depression
    Udo Dannlowski
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Muenster, Germany
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 16:1443-59. 2013
    ..002; sample 2: p=0.023). In summary, the present study suggests some impact of DRD3 gene variation on ECT response, potentially mediated by alteration of striatal engagement during the processing of emotionally rewarding stimuli...
  58. doi request reprint Neural correlates of affective priming effects based on masked facial emotion: an fMRI study
    Thomas Suslow
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, University of Leipzig, Semmelweisstr 10, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 211:239-45. 2013
    ..The present findings confirm that the amygdala but also other brain regions, especially the medial frontal cortex, appear involved in automatically elicited negative evaluative shifts...
  59. doi request reprint Psychological impact on women after second and third trimester termination of pregnancy due to fetal anomalies versus women after preterm birth--a 14-month follow up study
    Anette Kersting
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Muenster, Munster, Germany
    Arch Womens Ment Health 12:193-201. 2009
    ..The short-term emotional reactions to TOP in late pregnancy due to fetal anomaly appear to be more intense than those to preterm birth. Both events can lead to severe psychiatric morbidity with a lasting psychological impact...
  60. doi request reprint Automatic amygdala response to facial expression in schizophrenia: initial hyperresponsivity followed by hyporesponsivity
    Thomas Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str, 11, Munster 48149, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 14:140. 2013
    ..In addition, we expected amygdala deactivation in response to masked facial emotions from the first to the second phase to be more pronounced in patients than in controls...
  61. ncbi request reprint Dissociative disorders and traumatic childhood experiences in transsexuals
    Anette Kersting
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Muenster, D 48129 Muenster, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:182-9. 2003
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of subliminal facial affective priming
    Udo Dannlowski
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Psychol Rep 98:153-8. 2006
    ..Acceptable test-retest correlations (rs) of up to .74 were found for the affective priming scores. Although measured almost 2 mo. apart, subliminal affective priming seems to be a temporally stable effect...
  63. ncbi request reprint [Therapeutic factors of outpatient group psychotherapy - the predictive validity of the Group Experience Questionnaire (GEQ)]
    Anette Kersting
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitätsklinik Münster
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 52:294-301. 2002
    ..Contrary to former investigations the therapeutic factor "cohesion" was less important, which could hint at the fact that a medium amount of cohesion might be sufficient for an effective process of treatment...
  64. ncbi request reprint [Measures of grief--a critical review]
    Anette Kersting
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitätsklinikum Muenster
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 53:475-84. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the demands to be made on an instrument to be developed in the future are outlined...
  65. doi request reprint [Neurogenetics of emotional processes. Neuroimaging findings as endophenotypes for depression]
    U Dannlowski
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinikum, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 11, 48149 Munster
    Nervenarzt 81:24-31. 2010
    ..Evidence is reviewed suggesting that potential risk-alleles for depression are associated with functional cortico-limbic abnormalities, which frequently occur in patients with major depression...
  66. ncbi request reprint N-acetylaspartate levels of left frontal cortex are associated with verbal intelligence in women but not in men: a proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy study
    B Pfleiderer
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, 48129 Munster, Germany
    Neuroscience 123:1053-8. 2004
    ..Our data support the hypothesis of existing gender differences regarding the involvement of the left frontal cortex in verbal processing as reflected in different correlations of specific metabolites with verbal scores...
  67. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of schizophrenia and prelingual deafness: its impact on social network structures
    K Schonauer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 11, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 34:526-32. 1999
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Serotonergic genes modulate amygdala activity in major depression
    U Dannlowski
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Munster, GermanyIZKF Research Group 4, IZKF Münster, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Genes Brain Behav 6:672-6. 2007
    ..Our data suggest that the genetic susceptibility for major depression might be transported via dysfunctional neural activity in brain regions critical for emotion processing...
  69. pmc Facial emotion processing in major depression: a systematic review of neuroimaging findings
    Anja Stuhrmann
    University of Munster, Department of Psychiatry, Albert Schweitzer Campus 1, Building, A9, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Biol Mood Anxiety Disord 1:10. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  70. doi request reprint Automatic brain response to facial emotion as a function of implicitly and explicitly measured extraversion
    T Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Neuroscience 167:111-23. 2010
    ..Research on the neurobiology of extraversion could benefit from the application of implicit in addition to explicit measurement instruments when automatic neural responses are investigated...
  71. ncbi request reprint Complicated grief after traumatic loss: a 14-month follow up study
    Anette Kersting
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, 48129, Muenster, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 257:437-43. 2007
    ..TOP for fetal anomaly is to be seen as a major life event, which causes complicated grief reactions and psychiatric disorders for a substantial number of women...
  72. ncbi request reprint Attention training in the cognitive rehabilitation of schizophrenic patients: a review of efficacy studies
    T Suslow
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, , Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 103:15-23. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: There is inconclusive evidence that attention training is effective in schizophrenia. Longitudinal efficacy studies are needed in which different aspects of attention are systematically exercised and assessed...
  73. doi request reprint Acute effects of methylphenidate on neuropsychological parameters in adults with ADHD: possible relevance for therapy
    J C Kurscheidt
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, UK Münster, Munster, Germany
    J Neural Transm 115:357-62. 2008
    ..These results indicate that beneficial short term effects of MPH predict longer-term effects and may thus be helpful in the decision for an off-label treatment. Controlled prospective studies are now necessary...
  74. doi request reprint [Schizophrenia-like personality disorders]
    T Suslow
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinikum, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 11, 48149, Munster, Deutschland
    Nervenarzt 80:343-50. 2009
    ..A central prerequisite of psychotherapeutic and pharmacological treatment of cluster A personality disorders is a strong therapeutic patient relationship...
  75. ncbi request reprint The association between depressive mood and cognitive performance in an elderly general population - the MEMO Study
    Bernhard T Baune
    Department of Psychiatry, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 22:142-9. 2006
    ..Changes in depressive symptoms in milder forms of depressive mood are associated with a larger decline in cognitive function than in severer forms of depressive mood...
  76. ncbi request reprint The relationship between psychological dimensions of depressive symptoms and cognitive functioning in the elderly - the MEMO-Study
    Bernhard T Baune
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Muenster
    J Psychiatr Res 41:247-54. 2007
    ..This novel approach might be useful in addressing the heterogeneity of cognitive impairment in depression and in predicting cognitive outcome in depression...
  77. ncbi request reprint Oral citalopram and reboxetine challenge tests before and after selective antidepressant treatment
    Olaf Moeller
    J Psychiatr Res 37:261-2. 2003