Ilona Croy

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Affiliation: Technical University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Individual significance of olfaction: development of a questionnaire
    Ilona Croy
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, University of Dresden Medical School, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 267:67-71. 2010
  2. pmc Women with a history of childhood maltreatment exhibit more activation in association areas following non-traumatic olfactory stimuli: a fMRI study
    Ilona Croy
    Department of Psychosomatic Therapy, University of Dresden Medical School, Dresden, Germany
    PLoS ONE 5:e9362. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Retronasal testing of olfactory function: an investigation and comparison in seven countries
    Ilona Croy
    Smell and Taste Clinic, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden Medical School, Fetscherstr 74, 01307, Dresden, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 271:1087-95. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Olfactory disorders and quality of life--an updated review
    Ilona Croy
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Medicinaregatan 16, University of Gothenburg, Box 414, 40530 Goteborg, Sweden
    Chem Senses 39:185-94. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Men without a sense of smell exhibit a strongly reduced number of sexual relationships, women exhibit reduced partnership security - a reanalysis of previously published data
    Ilona Croy
    Smell and Taste Clinic, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden Medical School, Dresden, Germany
    Biol Psychol 92:292-4. 2013
  6. pmc Learning about the functions of the olfactory system from people without a sense of smell
    Ilona Croy
    Smell and Taste Clinic, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden Medical School, Dresden, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e33365. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Basic emotions elicited by odors and pictures
    Ilona Croy
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Smell and Taste Clinic and Department of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine, University of Dresden Medical School, Dresden, Germany
    Emotion 11:1331-5. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Patient adjustment to reduced olfactory function
    Ilona Croy
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden Medical School, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:377-82. 2011
  9. pmc Agreeable smellers and sensitive neurotics--correlations among personality traits and sensory thresholds
    Ilona Croy
    Smell and Taste Clinic, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden Medical School, Dresden, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e18701. 2011
  10. doi request reprint PTSD, but not childhood maltreatment, modifies responses to unpleasant odors
    Ilona Croy
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, University of Dresden Medical School, Fetscherstr 74, D 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 75:326-31. 2010

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Individual significance of olfaction: development of a questionnaire
    Ilona Croy
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, University of Dresden Medical School, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 267:67-71. 2010
    ..Furthermore, women reported a higher importance of olfaction. It is hoped that this questionnaire will contribute to clarify, for example, cross-cultural differences in the perception of odours...
  2. pmc Women with a history of childhood maltreatment exhibit more activation in association areas following non-traumatic olfactory stimuli: a fMRI study
    Ilona Croy
    Department of Psychosomatic Therapy, University of Dresden Medical School, Dresden, Germany
    PLoS ONE 5:e9362. 2010
    ..The focus on olfactory perception is based on the overlap of brain areas often proposed to be affected in CM patients and the projection areas of the olfactory system, including the amygdala, orbitofrontal cortex, insula and hippocampus...
  3. doi request reprint Retronasal testing of olfactory function: an investigation and comparison in seven countries
    Ilona Croy
    Smell and Taste Clinic, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden Medical School, Fetscherstr 74, 01307, Dresden, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 271:1087-95. 2014
    ..This retronasal test is easy to apply and can be used across different countries for diagnostics and clinical research. ..
  4. doi request reprint Olfactory disorders and quality of life--an updated review
    Ilona Croy
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Medicinaregatan 16, University of Gothenburg, Box 414, 40530 Goteborg, Sweden
    Chem Senses 39:185-94. 2014
    ..However, a smaller proportion has considerable problems and expresses a noticeable reduction in general quality of life and enhanced depression. The impact of coping strategies is discussed. ..
  5. doi request reprint Men without a sense of smell exhibit a strongly reduced number of sexual relationships, women exhibit reduced partnership security - a reanalysis of previously published data
    Ilona Croy
    Smell and Taste Clinic, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden Medical School, Dresden, Germany
    Biol Psychol 92:292-4. 2013
    ..This emphasizes the importance of the sense of smell for intimate relationships...
  6. pmc Learning about the functions of the olfactory system from people without a sense of smell
    Ilona Croy
    Smell and Taste Clinic, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden Medical School, Dresden, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e33365. 2012
    ..These differences included enhanced social insecurity, increased risk for depressive symptoms and increased risk for household accidents. In these domains the sense of olfaction seems to play a key role...
  7. doi request reprint Basic emotions elicited by odors and pictures
    Ilona Croy
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Smell and Taste Clinic and Department of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine, University of Dresden Medical School, Dresden, Germany
    Emotion 11:1331-5. 2011
    ..This data supports the hypothesis that in the vast majority of people, few differentiated emotions can be elicited through the olfactory channel. These emotions are happiness, disgust, and anxiety...
  8. doi request reprint Patient adjustment to reduced olfactory function
    Ilona Croy
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden Medical School, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:377-82. 2011
    ..To compare the importance of olfaction in daily life between patients with olfactory disorders and healthy normosmic individuals...
  9. pmc Agreeable smellers and sensitive neurotics--correlations among personality traits and sensory thresholds
    Ilona Croy
    Smell and Taste Clinic, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden Medical School, Dresden, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e18701. 2011
    ..It is postulated that varied sensory processing may influence an individual's perception of the environment; particularly their perception of socially relevant or potentially dangerous stimuli and thus, varied with personality...
  10. doi request reprint PTSD, but not childhood maltreatment, modifies responses to unpleasant odors
    Ilona Croy
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, University of Dresden Medical School, Fetscherstr 74, D 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 75:326-31. 2010
    ..The results indicate preferential processing of unpleasant stimuli in PTSD patients irrespective of the childhood history...
  11. doi request reprint Reduced olfactory bulb volume in adults with a history of childhood maltreatment
    Ilona Croy
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Medicinaregatan 16, 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Chem Senses 38:679-84. 2013
    ..Alternatively, a reduced OB volume may enhance psychological vulnerability in the presence of adverse childhood conditions although other areas not analyzed in this study may also be involved. ..
  12. doi request reprint Comparison between odor thresholds for phenyl ethyl alcohol and butanol
    Ilona Croy
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Smell and Taste Clinic, University of Dresden Medical School, Fetscherstrasse 74, Dresden, Germany
    Chem Senses 34:523-7. 2009
    ..Aim of the study was to compare results of odor threshold test using different numbers of dilution steps, separately for butanol and phenyl ethyl alcohol (PEA)...
  13. doi request reprint Attitudes toward Olfaction: A Cross-regional Study
    Han Seok Seo
    Smell and Taste Clinic, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden Medical School, Dresden, Germany
    Chem Senses 36:177-87. 2011
    ..Finally, there were significant cross-regional differences in affective attitudes toward specific categories of odors. In conclusion, our findings support and extend the notion that regions affect attitudes toward the olfactory world...
  14. doi request reprint Olfaction as a marker for depression in humans
    Ilona Croy
    University of Dresden Medical School, Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Fetscherstreet 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany University of Gothenburg, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Bla Straket 5, 413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 160:80-6. 2014
    ..We analyzed, whether olfactory function is a marker for depression in humans. If so, reduced olfactory function can be expected in depression that improves to level of normality after successful antidepressive treatment...
  15. doi request reprint High pain sensitivity is distinct from high susceptibility to non-painful sensory input at threshold level
    Thomas Hummel
    Smell and Taste Clinic, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden Medical School, Fetscherstrasse 74, D 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 80:69-74. 2011
    ..This suggests that pain is primarily a singular sensory perception distinct from others such as olfaction or taste...
  16. doi request reprint Localization of odors can be learned
    Simona Negoias
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Interdisciplinary Centre for Smell and Taste, University of Dresden Medical School, Dresden, Germany
    Chem Senses 38:553-62. 2013
    ..Results showed that only subjects performing lateralization training significantly improved in their ability to lateralize olfactory stimuli compared with subjects who did not undergo such training...
  17. doi request reprint Evaluating the clinical usefulness of structured questions in parosmia assessment
    Basile N Landis
    Smell and Taste Clinic, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden Medical School, Dresden, Germany
    Laryngoscope 120:1707-13. 2010
    ..Therefore, we investigated the clinical usefulness of four structured questions in comparison to the patient's history regarding their accuracy in terms of the presence of odor distortions...
  18. doi request reprint Long lasting phantosmia treated with venlafaxine
    Basile N Landis
    Smell and Taste Clinic, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden Medical School Technische Universit├Ąt Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Neurocase 18:112-4. 2012
    ..We report a case of long lasting phantosmia that disappeared under anti-depressive treatment, raising the question to what extent certain forms of qualitative olfactory disorders are an early symptom of depression...
  19. doi request reprint Quality of life following nasal surgery
    Ilona Croy
    Smell and Taste Clinic, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden Medical School Technische Universit├Ąt Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Laryngoscope 120:826-31. 2010
    ..This prospective study aimed to investigate changes in quality of life (QOL) after nasal surgery...