Agorastos Agorastos

Summary

Affiliation: University of Hamburg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Treatment of depression in coronary heart disease]
    A Agorastos
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martini str 52, Geb W37, 20246, Hamburg, Deutschland
    Nervenarzt 86:375-87. 2015
  2. doi request reprint The 5-HTTLPR genotype modulates heart rate variability and its adjustment by pharmacological panic challenge in healthy men
    Agorastos Agorastos
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martini str 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 50:51-8. 2014
  3. pmc The Peritraumatic Behavior Questionnaire: development and initial validation of a new measure for combat-related peritraumatic reactions
    Agorastos Agorastos
    Veterans Affairs Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health, VA San Diego, CA, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 13:9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Religiosity, magical ideation, and paranormal beliefs in anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder: a cross-sectional study
    Agorastos Agorastos
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:876-84. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Anxiety disorders through a transcultural perspective: implications for migrants
    Agorastos Agorastos
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychopathology 45:67-77. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Psychosis-induced vitamin D deficiency with secondary hyperparathyroidism and osteoporotic fractures
    Agorastos Agorastos
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Centre of Psychosocial Medicine, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinir Str 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 33:641.e3-5. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The role of melatonin in glaucoma: implications concerning pathophysiological relevance and therapeutic potential
    Agorastos Agorastos
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Centre for Psychosocial Medicine, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Pineal Res 50:1-7. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Immediate and early behavioral interventions for the prevention of acute and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Agorastos Agorastos
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 24:526-32. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Diminished vagal activity and blunted diurnal variation of heart rate dynamics in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Agorastos Agorastos
    Veterans Affairs Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health, VA San Diego, CA, USA
    Stress 16:300-10. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Overnight suppression of HPA axis after mineraolocorticoid receptor stimulation: A sleep endocrine study
    Cüneyt Demiralay
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hamburg, Germany Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 227:65-70. 2015

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint [Treatment of depression in coronary heart disease]
    A Agorastos
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martini str 52, Geb W37, 20246, Hamburg, Deutschland
    Nervenarzt 86:375-87. 2015
    ..This article provides an overview of the epidemiology of depression in CHD, the mechanisms of association and the current state of evidence with respect to the different treatment options. ..
  2. doi request reprint The 5-HTTLPR genotype modulates heart rate variability and its adjustment by pharmacological panic challenge in healthy men
    Agorastos Agorastos
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martini str 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 50:51-8. 2014
    ....
  3. pmc The Peritraumatic Behavior Questionnaire: development and initial validation of a new measure for combat-related peritraumatic reactions
    Agorastos Agorastos
    Veterans Affairs Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health, VA San Diego, CA, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 13:9. 2013
    ..This study describes the development of the PBQ and reports on the psychometric properties of its self-rated version (PBQ-SR)...
  4. doi request reprint Religiosity, magical ideation, and paranormal beliefs in anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder: a cross-sectional study
    Agorastos Agorastos
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:876-84. 2012
    ..This study underlines an important role of negative religious coping in ADs yet does not clearly indicate a specific causality. Religious-sensitive treatment targeting cognitive aspects of negative religious coping are discussed...
  5. doi request reprint Anxiety disorders through a transcultural perspective: implications for migrants
    Agorastos Agorastos
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychopathology 45:67-77. 2012
    ..It focuses particularly on migrant-specific aetiopathogenetic factors and approaches prevalence and important cultural aspects of anxiety disorders in migrants as a narrative empirical review...
  6. doi request reprint Psychosis-induced vitamin D deficiency with secondary hyperparathyroidism and osteoporotic fractures
    Agorastos Agorastos
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Centre of Psychosocial Medicine, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinir Str 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 33:641.e3-5. 2011
    ..Similar clinical cases could be more often, but significantly underdiagnosed, among schizophrenia patients. An appropriate prevention by UV light exposure, food fortification and supplements is normally sufficient for patients at risk...
  7. doi request reprint The role of melatonin in glaucoma: implications concerning pathophysiological relevance and therapeutic potential
    Agorastos Agorastos
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Centre for Psychosocial Medicine, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Pineal Res 50:1-7. 2011
    ..Furthermore, glaucoma might be a useful model for studying the pathophysiological interactions between the melatonergic, circadian, and mood systems...
  8. doi request reprint Immediate and early behavioral interventions for the prevention of acute and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Agorastos Agorastos
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 24:526-32. 2011
    ..This article aims to review the current evidence regarding immediate (within hours) and early (within days and weeks) psychological and behavioral interventions to prevent posttraumatic stress symptoms...
  9. doi request reprint Diminished vagal activity and blunted diurnal variation of heart rate dynamics in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Agorastos Agorastos
    Veterans Affairs Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health, VA San Diego, CA, USA
    Stress 16:300-10. 2013
    ..Diminished diurnal differences and blunted tonic parasympathetic activity altering HR dynamics suggest central neuroautonomic dysregulation that could represent a possible link to increased cardiovascular disease in PTSD...
  10. doi request reprint Overnight suppression of HPA axis after mineraolocorticoid receptor stimulation: A sleep endocrine study
    Cüneyt Demiralay
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hamburg, Germany Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 227:65-70. 2015
    ..Additional studies would be required to evaluate endocrine and clinical fludrocortisone effects in depressive patients showing HPA hyperactivity. ..
  11. doi request reprint Circadian rhythmicity, variability and correlation of interleukin-6 levels in plasma and cerebrospinal fluid of healthy men
    Agorastos Agorastos
    VA Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health, San Diego, CA, USA Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 44:71-82. 2014
    ..However, little is known about the physiological circadian characteristics and dynamic inter-correlation between circulating and CNS IL-6 levels in humans, or their significance...
  12. doi request reprint Sex differences of salivary cortisol secretion in patients with major depression
    Kim Hinkelmann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf Hamburg, Germany
    Stress 15:105-9. 2012
    ..Study characteristics and methods as well as sex-specific confounding variables such as menstrual cycle, menopause and the use of oral contraceptives may account for inconclusive results across studies...
  13. doi request reprint When time stands still: an integrative review on the role of chronodisruption in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Agorastos Agorastos
    aDepartment of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany bVeterans Affairs Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health cDepartment of Psychiatry, University of California dVA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California, USA eDepartment of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite University Medical Center, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 27:385-92. 2014
    ..This article focuses on the role of circadian misalignment in the pathophysiology of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  14. doi request reprint Sleep EEG effects of anti-gluco- and anti-mineralocorticoids in old-aged men: pilot study
    Cüneyt Demiralay
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 68:383-7. 2014
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  15. doi request reprint Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale - Excited Component (BPRS-EC) and neuropsychological dysfunction predict aggression, suicidality, and involuntary treatment in first-episode psychosis
    Christian G Huber
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Centre for Psychosocial Medicine, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Schizophr Res 134:273-8. 2012
    ..Although there are studies on prevalence and clinical predictors of these conditions, little is known on the influence of psychopathology and neuropsychological dysfunction...
  16. doi request reprint The cumulative effect of different childhood trauma types on self-reported symptoms of adult male depression and PTSD, substance abuse and health-related quality of life in a large active-duty military cohort
    Agorastos Agorastos
    VA Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health, San Diego, CA, USA Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 58:46-54. 2014
    ..CT history had no effects on current tobacco use and alcohol abuse. Our study thus provides evidence for substantial additive effect of different CT types on adult mental and physical health with increasing levels of exposure. ..