Nina Alexander

Summary

Affiliation: University of Giessen
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi Genetic variants within the dopaminergic system interact to modulate endocrine stress reactivity and recovery
    Nina Alexander
    Center for Psychobiology and Behavioral Medicine, University of Giessen, Department of Psychology, Otto Behaghel Str 10, D 35394 Giessen, Germany
    Behav Brain Res 216:53-8. 2011
  2. doi Gene-environment interactions predict cortisol responses after acute stress: implications for the etiology of depression
    Nina Alexander
    Center for Psychobiology and Behavioral Medicine, University of Giessen, Department of Psychology, FRG, Otto Behaghel Str 10, D 35394 Giessen, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:1294-303. 2009
  3. ncbi The BDNF Val66Met polymorphism affects HPA-axis reactivity to acute stress
    Nina Alexander
    Center for Psychobiology and Behavioral Medicine, University of Giessen, Department of Psychology, Otto Behaghel Str 10, D 35394 Giessen, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:949-53. 2010
  4. doi The 5-HT1A C(-1019)G polymorphism, personality and electrodermal reactivity in a reward/punishment paradigm
    Anja Schmitz
    Department of Psychology, University of Giessen, Germany
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 12:383-92. 2009
  5. doi Aggression--interactions of serotonin and testosterone in healthy men and women
    Yvonne Kuepper
    Center for Psychobiology and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Psychology, University of Giessen, Otto Behaghel Str 10, D 35394 Giessen, FRG, Germany
    Behav Brain Res 206:93-100. 2010
  6. doi TPH2 gene variation and conflict processing in a cognitive and an emotional Stroop task
    Roman Osinsky
    Department of Psychology, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Otto Behaghel Str 10 F, 35394 Giessen, Germany
    Behav Brain Res 198:404-10. 2009
  7. ncbi The cortisol awakening response in toddlers and young children
    Damaris Bäumler
    Technische Universitat Dresden, Department of Psychology, Dresden, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:2485-92. 2013
  8. doi Cortisol in hair and the metabolic syndrome
    Tobias Stalder
    Technische Universitat Dresden, Department of Psychology, Andreas Schubert Bau, Zellescher Weg 19, 01069 Dresden, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:2573-80. 2013
  9. ncbi The cortisol awakening response in infants: ontogeny and associations with development-related variables
    Tobias Stalder
    Technische Universitat Dresden, Department of Psychology, Dresden, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:552-9. 2013
  10. doi Trait anxiety and dynamic adjustments in conflict processing
    Roman Osinsky
    Department of Psychology, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 10:372-81. 2010

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi Genetic variants within the dopaminergic system interact to modulate endocrine stress reactivity and recovery
    Nina Alexander
    Center for Psychobiology and Behavioral Medicine, University of Giessen, Department of Psychology, Otto Behaghel Str 10, D 35394 Giessen, Germany
    Behav Brain Res 216:53-8. 2011
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  2. doi Gene-environment interactions predict cortisol responses after acute stress: implications for the etiology of depression
    Nina Alexander
    Center for Psychobiology and Behavioral Medicine, University of Giessen, Department of Psychology, FRG, Otto Behaghel Str 10, D 35394 Giessen, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:1294-303. 2009
    ..As one potential intermediate phenotype, we investigated alterations of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis responses to stress in individuals with no history of psychopathology depending on both 5-HTTLPR and stressful life events...
  3. ncbi The BDNF Val66Met polymorphism affects HPA-axis reactivity to acute stress
    Nina Alexander
    Center for Psychobiology and Behavioral Medicine, University of Giessen, Department of Psychology, Otto Behaghel Str 10, D 35394 Giessen, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:949-53. 2010
    ....
  4. doi The 5-HT1A C(-1019)G polymorphism, personality and electrodermal reactivity in a reward/punishment paradigm
    Anja Schmitz
    Department of Psychology, University of Giessen, Germany
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 12:383-92. 2009
    ..These findings demonstrate for the first time that the 5-HT(1A) polymorphism is related to personality on the level of a triadic approach including behaviour, physiology and self-reports...
  5. doi Aggression--interactions of serotonin and testosterone in healthy men and women
    Yvonne Kuepper
    Center for Psychobiology and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Psychology, University of Giessen, Otto Behaghel Str 10, D 35394 Giessen, FRG, Germany
    Behav Brain Res 206:93-100. 2010
    ..Results support the notion of behaviorally relevant interactions between T and 5-HT, with respect to aggression in humans, but also indicate the need for further studies...
  6. doi TPH2 gene variation and conflict processing in a cognitive and an emotional Stroop task
    Roman Osinsky
    Department of Psychology, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Otto Behaghel Str 10 F, 35394 Giessen, Germany
    Behav Brain Res 198:404-10. 2009
    ..Thus, the present investigation is consistent with previous behavioural studies and adds further evidence for the impact of serotonin at the interface of cognition and emotion...
  7. ncbi The cortisol awakening response in toddlers and young children
    Damaris Bäumler
    Technische Universitat Dresden, Department of Psychology, Dresden, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:2485-92. 2013
    ..17, p=.04). Overall, the current findings strongly suggest that, contrary to previous propositions, the CAR is maintained consistently throughout toddler- and childhood...
  8. doi Cortisol in hair and the metabolic syndrome
    Tobias Stalder
    Technische Universitat Dresden, Department of Psychology, Andreas Schubert Bau, Zellescher Weg 19, 01069 Dresden, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:2573-80. 2013
    ..This issue can be addressed by using hair cortisol analysis, which for the first time allows the assessment of long-term integrated hormone levels...
  9. ncbi The cortisol awakening response in infants: ontogeny and associations with development-related variables
    Tobias Stalder
    Technische Universitat Dresden, Department of Psychology, Dresden, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:552-9. 2013
    ..The data also suggest that post-awakening cortisol secretion may undergo considerable changes during the first year of life associated with different aspects of infant development...
  10. doi Trait anxiety and dynamic adjustments in conflict processing
    Roman Osinsky
    Department of Psychology, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 10:372-81. 2010
    ..These results indicate that trait anxiety is crucially linked to the way the cognitive system dynamically adapts to recent demands...
  11. ncbi Variation in the serotonin transporter gene modulates selective attention to threat
    Roman Osinsky
    Department of Psychology, University of Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Emotion 8:584-8. 2008
    ..These results argue for an involvement of 5-HTTLPR in cognitive processing of threatening stimuli and thus, underpin its general role for individual differences in negative affect...
  12. doi Impact of antenatal synthetic glucocorticoid exposure on endocrine stress reactivity in term-born children
    Nina Alexander
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Science, Technische Universitat Dresden, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:3538-44. 2012
    ..So far, the assessment of HPA-axis activity in offspring of mothers treated with synthetic GC has been limited to a time period shortly after birth, with prematurity being an important confound in most prior studies...
  13. doi Cortisol in hair, body mass index and stress-related measures
    Tobias Stalder
    Technical University of Dresden, Department of Psychology, Germany
    Biol Psychol 90:218-23. 2012
    ..29, p=.03) but not with other stress-related measures...