S Barnow

Summary

Affiliation: University of Greifswald
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and psychiatric morbidity of suicidal ideation among the elderly
    S Barnow
    Hospital for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    Crisis 21:171-80. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint [Alcohol problems in adolescence with reference to high risk children of alcoholic parents. Results of a family study in Mecklenburg Vorpommern]
    S Barnow
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Ernst Moritz Arndt Universitat, Ellernholzstrasse 1 2, 17487 Greifswald
    Nervenarzt 73:671-9. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The relation of a family history of alcoholism, obstetric complications and family environment to behavioral problems among 154 adolescents in Germany: results from the children of alcoholics study in Pomerania
    Sven Barnow
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Germany
    Eur Addict Res 10:8-14. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint [The influence of psychosocial factors on mental well-being and physical complaints before and after undergoing an in-patient abortion]
    S Barnow
    Fachbereich und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie der EMA Universität Greifswald
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 51:356-64. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint The relation between suicidal feelings and mental disorders in the elderly: results from the Berlin Aging Study (BASE)
    S Barnow
    Department of Psychiatry, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Germany
    Psychol Med 34:741-6. 2004
  6. doi request reprint [At the border of social psychiatric care systems--a study of "high utilizers" in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern]
    H J Freyberger
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Modellprojekt Systemsprenger des Instituts für Sozialpsychiatrie, Universitat Greifswald, Ellernholzstrasse 1 2, Greifswald
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 76:106-13. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint [Psychosocial Risk Factors of the Wish to be Dead in the Elderly]
    S Barnow
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Ernst Moritz Arndt Universitat Greifswald, Germany
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 70:185-91. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Influence of punishment, emotional rejection, child abuse, and broken home on aggression in adolescence: an examination of aggressive adolescents in Germany
    S Barnow
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    Psychopathology 34:167-73. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in unipolar depression: a general population survey of adults between age 18 to 64 of German nationality
    M Lucht
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Greifswald, Rostocker Chaussee 70, 18437, Stralsund, Germany
    J Affect Disord 77:203-11. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Impulsiveness in obsessive-compulsive disorder: results from a family study
    S Ettelt
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Greifswald, Stralsund, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 115:41-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and psychiatric morbidity of suicidal ideation among the elderly
    S Barnow
    Hospital for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    Crisis 21:171-80. 2000
    ..Our conclusion is that suicidal ideation in the elderly is usually a sign of a mental illness warranting diagnosis and treatment rather than assisted suicide...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Alcohol problems in adolescence with reference to high risk children of alcoholic parents. Results of a family study in Mecklenburg Vorpommern]
    S Barnow
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Ernst Moritz Arndt Universitat, Ellernholzstrasse 1 2, 17487 Greifswald
    Nervenarzt 73:671-9. 2002
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint The relation of a family history of alcoholism, obstetric complications and family environment to behavioral problems among 154 adolescents in Germany: results from the children of alcoholics study in Pomerania
    Sven Barnow
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Germany
    Eur Addict Res 10:8-14. 2004
    ..Behavioral problems in adolescence have been shown to be associated with the presence of a positive family history of alcoholism (FH+), obstetric complications (OCs), and negative parenting practices...
  4. ncbi request reprint [The influence of psychosocial factors on mental well-being and physical complaints before and after undergoing an in-patient abortion]
    S Barnow
    Fachbereich und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie der EMA Universität Greifswald
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 51:356-64. 2001
    ..Finally, the great importance of the quality of their relationship and cohesion was demonstrated in the decision to abort, while pregnancy counselling was found to have no effect...
  5. ncbi request reprint The relation between suicidal feelings and mental disorders in the elderly: results from the Berlin Aging Study (BASE)
    S Barnow
    Department of Psychiatry, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Germany
    Psychol Med 34:741-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the influence of several risk factors (particularly physical and mental disorders, loneliness and housing conditions) on the wish to die in the elderly...
  6. doi request reprint [At the border of social psychiatric care systems--a study of "high utilizers" in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern]
    H J Freyberger
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Modellprojekt Systemsprenger des Instituts für Sozialpsychiatrie, Universitat Greifswald, Ellernholzstrasse 1 2, Greifswald
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 76:106-13. 2008
    ..Defining a comparatively high of disturbed behaviour, 51 persons could be identified...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Psychosocial Risk Factors of the Wish to be Dead in the Elderly]
    S Barnow
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Ernst Moritz Arndt Universitat Greifswald, Germany
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 70:185-91. 2002
    ..Suicidal ideation is a common phenomenon in the elderly. The purpose of this report is to reveal the influence of psychosocial risk factors and psychiatric disorders on the wish to die in the elderly...
  8. ncbi request reprint Influence of punishment, emotional rejection, child abuse, and broken home on aggression in adolescence: an examination of aggressive adolescents in Germany
    S Barnow
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    Psychopathology 34:167-73. 2001
    ..Whereas aggressive girls do not differ from the nonaggressive control group in terms of self-reported mental health, the aggressive boys reported more attention deficits, depression, anxiety, delinquency, and social problems...
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in unipolar depression: a general population survey of adults between age 18 to 64 of German nationality
    M Lucht
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Greifswald, Rostocker Chaussee 70, 18437, Stralsund, Germany
    J Affect Disord 77:203-11. 2003
    ..This study examines gender differences in depression in a sample of 4075 probands recruited representatively from the general population in the northern German epidemiological catchment area of Lübeck...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impulsiveness in obsessive-compulsive disorder: results from a family study
    S Ettelt
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Greifswald, Stralsund, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 115:41-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess impulsiveness in OCD families and compare it to control families...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Effect of temperament, effect of alcohol expectancies and peer group on amount of drinking and alcohol-related problems in adolescence]
    S Barnow
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Ernst Moritz Arndt Universität Greifswald im Klinikum Stralsund
    Z Kinder Jugendpsychiatr Psychother 32:85-95. 2004
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint [Temperament and character in persons with borderline personality disorder]
    S Barnow
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Ernst Moritz Arndt Universität Greifswald im Klinikum Stralsund
    Nervenarzt 76:839-40, 842-4, 846-8. 2005
    ..Moreover, our results show that low self-directedness seems to be specific for persons with BPD. Therefore, therapy must address those deficits by focusing on skills training as well as on aspects of maturation...
  13. doi request reprint [Psychiatric disorders and childhood trauma in prisoners with antisocial personality disorder]
    D Kopp
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie der Ernst Moritz Arndt Universität Greifswald am Hanseklinikum Stralsund
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 77:152-9. 2009
    ..Traumatic childhood experiences and antisocial personality disorder are associated with criminality variables. This has important implications on preventive treatments as well as on how prison services are addressing these problems...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Categorical versus dimensional classification of personality disorders: are dimensional models the future?]
    S Barnow
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie der Ernst Moritz Arndt Universität Greifswald, Germany
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 74:706-13. 2006
    ..Our results show that the Seven-Factor model discriminates well between PDs and healthy controls, as well as between PDs and Axis-I disorders. We discuss our findings and present a modified scheme to diagnose PDs...
  15. doi request reprint Association between depression and subclinical carotid atherosclerosis in patients with Type 1 diabetes
    C Spitzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald Stralsund, Gerrmany
    Diabet Med 25:349-54. 2008
    ..Given the high prevalence of depression in patients with Type 1 diabetes and the diabetes-related risk factors for atherosclerosis, we hypothesized that this relation might also be of special relevance in Type 1 diabetic patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint The use of a symptom checklist (SCL-90-R) as an easy method to estimate the relapse risk after alcoholism detoxification
    M Lucht
    Department for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Greifswald, Stralsund, Germany
    Eur Addict Res 8:190-4. 2002
    ..longer than 24 weeks). Therefore we propose to further investigate the capacity of the SCL-90-R to identify subgroups at higher risk for relapse after detoxification and abstinence therapy in patients with alcohol dependence...
  17. ncbi request reprint Influence of the dopamine D2 receptor (DRD2) exon 8 genotype on efficacy of tiapride and clinical outcome of alcohol withdrawal
    M J Lucht
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Greifswald, Stralsund, Germany
    Pharmacogenetics 11:647-53. 2001
    ..Earlier findings concerning association of DRD2 E8 A/A with increased anxiety and depression are replicated for the first time...
  18. ncbi request reprint Alcohol withdrawal treatment in intoxicated vs non-intoxicated patients: a controlled open-label study with tiapride/carbamazepine, clomethiazole and diazepam
    M Lucht
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Greifswald and Hospital for Addictive Disorders, Stralsund General Hospital, Germany
    Alcohol Alcohol 38:168-75. 2003
    ..A change of medication in this group was necessary only when primarily intoxicated patients had reached the non-intoxicated range. CONCLUSIONS: Treatment with tiapride/carbamazepine in alcohol-intoxicated patients proved to be safe...
  19. ncbi request reprint Do alcohol expectancies and peer delinquency/substance use mediate the relationship between impulsivity and drinking behaviour in adolescence?
    Sven Barnow
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the Ernst Moritz Arndt University and Johanna Odebrecht Stiftung, Greifswald, Germany
    Alcohol Alcohol 39:213-9. 2004
    ..To investigate (1). whether aggressive and delinquent behaviour problems predict subsequent adolescent drinking behaviour; and (2). to what extent this association is mediated by alcohol expectancies and/or peer delinquency/substance use...
  20. ncbi request reprint Attention problems among children with a positive family history of alcohol abuse or dependence and controls. Prevalence and course for the period from preteen to early teen years
    Sven Barnow
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Medical Centre of Stralsund, Stralsund, Germany
    Eur Addict Res 13:1-5. 2007
    ..Further research will be needed to determine whether results can be replicated with families from different social strata and including subjects with the antisocial personality disorder...
  21. ncbi request reprint Psychopathology and alexithymia in severe mental illness: the impact of trauma and posttraumatic stress symptoms
    Carsten Spitzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Rostocker Chaussee 70, 18437 Stralsund, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 257:191-6. 2007
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint [Results of an outpatient intervention for obese children and adolescents]
    Sven Barnow
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie der Ernst Moritz Arndt Universität Greifswald im Hanse Klinikum Stralsund
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 57:353-8. 2007
    ..Aim of this study was to examine effects of an outpatient intervention program for obese children...
  23. ncbi request reprint Dissociation predicts symptom-related treatment outcome in short-term inpatient psychotherapy
    Carsten Spitzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Stralsund, Germany
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:682-7. 2007
    ..Using a naturalistic design it was hypothesized that higher levels of dissociation predict poorer outcome in inpatients with affective, anxiety and somatoform disorders participating in a brief psychodynamic psychotherapy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Temperament and character in patients with borderline personality disorder taking gender and comorbidity into account
    Sven Barnow
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Psychopathology 40:369-78. 2007
    ..The results provide support for the importance of controlling for gender effects when investigating the applicability of dimensional models with respect to personality disorders...
  25. ncbi request reprint The influence of parental drinking behaviour and antisocial personality disorder on adolescent behavioural problems: results of the Greifswalder Family Study
    Sven Barnow
    Department of Psychiatry, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Ellernholzstr 1 2, 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:623-8. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether COAs are characterized by more behavioural problems than non-COAs, and also to determine the influence of a paternal antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) in this context...
  26. ncbi request reprint Transcallosal inhibition in patients with and without alexithymia
    Jan Richter
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald Stralsund, Germany
    Neuropsychobiology 53:101-7. 2006
    ..Previous results indicated a facilitated transcallosal inhibition via the corpus callosum (CC) in alexithymic male students. This study investigates transcallosal inhibition in alexithymic and nonalexithymic psychiatric inpatients...
  27. ncbi request reprint The importance of a positive family history of alcoholism, parental rejection and emotional warmth, behavioral problems and peer substance use for alcohol problems in teenagers: a path analysis
    Sven Barnow
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Germany
    J Stud Alcohol 63:305-15. 2002
    ..Among 180 offspring, family history of alcoholism, parenting styles, behavioral and emotional problems, peer-group characteristics, feelings of self-esteem, behavioral problems and psychiatric comorbidity of the parents were examined...
  28. doi request reprint Childhood maltreatment in patients with somatization disorder
    Carsten Spitzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald am HANSE Klinikum Stralsund, Stralsund, Germany
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:335-41. 2008
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Alexithymia and outcome in psychotherapy
    Hans Joergen Grabe
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Greifswald, Stralsund, Germany
    Psychother Psychosom 77:189-94. 2008
    ..Alexithymia has been assumed to be negatively associated with therapeutic outcome. On the other hand, it is unclear to which extent alexithymia itself may be modified by psychotherapeutic interventions...
  30. ncbi request reprint Trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder in the elderly: findings from a German community study
    Carsten Spitzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald Stralsund, Germany
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:693-700. 2008
    ..The present study assessed the risk of trauma exposure and subsequent posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in an elderly community sample. Furthermore, gender differences and psychiatric comorbidity were analyzed...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Observed, pursued, disintegrated--mental disorders among victims of non-criminal repressions in the former GDR]
    Carsten Spitzer
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie der Ernst Moritz Arndt Universität Greifswald am HANSE Klinikum Stralsund
    Psychiatr Prax 34:81-6. 2007
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Borderline personality organization and dissociation
    Carsten Spitzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald Stralsund, Germany
    Bull Menninger Clin 70:210-21. 2006
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Individual characteristics, familial experience, and psychopathology in children of mothers with borderline personality disorder
    Sven Barnow
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:965-72. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine individual characteristics, familial experience, and psychopathology of children of mothers with borderline personality disorder (BPD)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Influence of age of patients who wish to die on treatment decisions by physicians and nurses
    Sven Barnow
    Department of Psychiatry, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Germany
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 12:258-64. 2004
    ..The authors asked to what extent the age of a patient influences treatment decisions of physicians and nurses...
  35. ncbi request reprint The relationship between the family density of alcoholism and externalizing symptoms among 146 children
    Sven Barnow
    UCSD Department of Psychiatry 116A, VA San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 37:383-7. 2002
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of externalizing symptoms, such as attention problems, aggression and delinquency in the offspring of alcoholics...
  36. ncbi request reprint Decreased levels of dopamine D3 receptor mRNA in schizophrenic and bipolar patients
    Matthias Vogel
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    Neuropsychobiology 50:305-10. 2004
    ..The observed diminution was not specific for schizophrenia but also for bipolar disorder requiring further analysis of the regulatory factors involved in dopamine receptor subtype expression...
  37. ncbi request reprint Alexithymia and interpersonal problems
    Carsten Spitzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald Stralsund, Germany
    Psychother Psychosom 74:240-6. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Association between alcohol consumption and subclinical carotid atherosclerosis: the Study of Health in Pomerania
    Ulf Schminke
    Department of Neurology, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    Stroke 36:1746-52. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the relation between alcohol intake and carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) in participants of the population-based Study of Health in Pomerania...
  39. ncbi request reprint Negative perceived paternal parenting is associated with dopamine D2 receptor exon 8 and GABA(A) alpha 6 receptor variants: an explorative study
    Michael Lucht
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Greifswald, Stralsund, Germany
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 141:167-72. 2006
    ..Our findings support a role for DRD2 (E8) and GABRA6 (Pro385Ser) in perceived parenting...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Obesity in childhood and adolescence--first results of a multimodal intervention study in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern]
    Sven Barnow
    Fachbereich und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie der Ernst Moritz Arndt Universität Greifswald
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 53:7-14. 2003
    ..We conclude that children with obesity can benefit from receiving outpatient intervention if psychological and medical aspects are considered...
  41. ncbi request reprint Frequency, clinical and demographic correlates of pathological dissociation in Europe
    Carsten Spitzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald Stralsund, Germany
    J Trauma Dissociation 7:51-62. 2006
    ..PD is frequently found in clinical populations in European countries, too. However, methodological problems relating to its empirical determination might obscure the clinical and scientific value of the construct...
  42. ncbi request reprint Suicidal behavior in alcohol-dependent subjects: the role of personality disorders
    Ulrich W Preuss
    Department of Psychiatry, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Germany
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:866-77. 2006
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Predictors of attention problems for the period from pre-teen to early teen years
    Sven Barnow
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Medical Centre of Stralsund, Stralsund, Germany
    Psychopathology 39:227-35. 2006
    ..This longitudinal study investigated the scope, persistence, and predictors of attention problems (AP) over a period of time from pre-teen (7-12 years) to early teen years (13-17 years)...
  44. ncbi request reprint The role of trauma and PTSD-related symptoms for dissociation and psychopathological distress in inpatients with schizophrenia
    Matthias Vogel
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    Psychopathology 39:236-42. 2006
    ..To investigate the relationship between dissociative experiences, psychopathological distress, a history of trauma and posttraumatic symptoms in adult schizophrenia...
  45. ncbi request reprint [The relevance of personality and sexual traumata for sexual offenders in forensic psychiatry]
    Manuela Dudeck
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie der Ernst Moritz Arndt Universität Greifswald am Hanseklinikum Stralsund
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 56:147-53. 2006
    ..But less is known about other specific risk factors. The aim of this study was to investigate the extent to which the diagnoses and traumata of sexual offenders differ from those of non-sexual offenders...
  46. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption is associated with an interaction between DRD2 exon 8 A/A genotype and self-directedness in males
    Michael Lucht
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, HANSE Klinikum Stralsund, Stralsund, Germany
    Neuropsychobiology 56:24-31. 2007
    ..We examined for interactions between DRD2 exon 8(rs6276), a polymorphism which has been associated with various alcohol-related phenotypes, SDD and alcohol consumption...
  47. ncbi request reprint The importance of psychosocial factors, gender, and severity of depression in distinguishing between adjustment and depressive disorders
    Sven Barnow
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    J Affect Disord 72:71-8. 2002
    ..This study evaluated the severity of depressive symptomatology as it relates to: (a) sociodemographic factors and (b) the occurrence and type of acute and chronic psychosocial triggers or life events before admission...
  48. ncbi request reprint Correlates of externalizing symptoms in children from families of alcoholics and controls
    Marc A Schuckit
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California and the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161 2002, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 38:559-67. 2003
    ..This paper describes a new stage in the ongoing evaluation of the original families of sons of alcoholics and controls where we now focus on the relationships among relevant domains of functioning in their young sons and daughters...