Andreas Bechdolf

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cologne
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Self-experienced vulnerability, prodromal symptoms and coping strategies preceding schizophrenic and depressive relapses
    Andreas Bechdolf
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Joseph Stelzmann Str 9, 50924, Cologne, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 17:384-93. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The concept of schizophrenia and phase-specific treatment: cognitive-behavioral treatment in pre-psychosis and in nonresponders
    Tor K Larsen
    Rogaland Psychiatric Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    J Am Acad Psychoanal Dyn Psychiatry 31:209-28. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint [A psychological early intervention program for the prepsychotic prodromal state. A case report]
    A Bechdolf
    Früherkennungs und Therapiezentrum für psychische Krisen FETZ, Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie der Universität zu Köln, Joseph Stelzmann Strasse 9, 50924 Köln
    Nervenarzt 74:436-9. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Determinants of subjective quality of life in post acute patients with schizophrenia
    Andreas Bechdolf
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, 50924 Cologne, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 253:228-35. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of group cognitive-behavioural therapy and group psychoeducation in patients with schizophrenia
    A Bechdolf
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 110:21-8. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Does the cognitive dispute of psychotic symptoms do harm to the therapeutic alliance?
    Andreas Wittorf
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:478-85. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Auditory P300 in individuals clinically at risk for psychosis
    Ingo Frommann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 70:192-205. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Randomized controlled multicentre trial of cognitive behaviour therapy in the early initial prodromal state: effects on social adjustment post treatment
    Andreas Bechdolf
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Early Interv Psychiatry 1:71-8. 2007
  9. doi request reprint A promoter variant of SHANK1 affects auditory working memory in schizophrenia patients and in subjects clinically at risk for psychosis
    Leonhard Lennertz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strase 25, 53105, Bonn, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 262:117-24. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Neuropsychological impairments predict the clinical course in schizophrenia
    Wolfgang Wolwer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf Rhineland State Clinics Düsseldorf, Bergische Landstrasse 2, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 258:28-34. 2008

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Self-experienced vulnerability, prodromal symptoms and coping strategies preceding schizophrenic and depressive relapses
    Andreas Bechdolf
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Joseph Stelzmann Str 9, 50924, Cologne, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 17:384-93. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The concept of schizophrenia and phase-specific treatment: cognitive-behavioral treatment in pre-psychosis and in nonresponders
    Tor K Larsen
    Rogaland Psychiatric Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    J Am Acad Psychoanal Dyn Psychiatry 31:209-28. 2003
    ..We conclude that psychological treatment that focuses on coping strategies might be of help both in possible pre-psychotic stages and in nonresponders...
  3. ncbi request reprint [A psychological early intervention program for the prepsychotic prodromal state. A case report]
    A Bechdolf
    Früherkennungs und Therapiezentrum für psychische Krisen FETZ, Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie der Universität zu Köln, Joseph Stelzmann Strasse 9, 50924 Köln
    Nervenarzt 74:436-9. 2003
    ..During the treatment period of 1 year, social deterioration and prepsychotic and psychotic symptoms were prevented...
  4. ncbi request reprint Determinants of subjective quality of life in post acute patients with schizophrenia
    Andreas Bechdolf
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, 50924 Cologne, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 253:228-35. 2003
    ..One could conclude that to enhance patients' QoL, improvements in depressive symptoms, negative coping style, social support and self-efficacy seem to be most effective...
  5. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of group cognitive-behavioural therapy and group psychoeducation in patients with schizophrenia
    A Bechdolf
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 110:21-8. 2004
    ..Although the efficacy of cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) in schizophrenia has been established in a number of studies, no information is available on the differential efficacy of CBT in comparison with patient psychoeducation (PE)...
  6. doi request reprint Does the cognitive dispute of psychotic symptoms do harm to the therapeutic alliance?
    Andreas Wittorf
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:478-85. 2010
    ..Baseline symptoms and insight differentiated between the types of clusters. In conclusion, CBT-specific interventions that challenge psychotic symptoms do not necessarily negatively influence the course of the alliance...
  7. doi request reprint Auditory P300 in individuals clinically at risk for psychosis
    Ingo Frommann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 70:192-205. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the amplitude, latency, and topography of the P300 in individuals at clinical high risk for psychosis...
  8. doi request reprint Randomized controlled multicentre trial of cognitive behaviour therapy in the early initial prodromal state: effects on social adjustment post treatment
    Andreas Bechdolf
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Early Interv Psychiatry 1:71-8. 2007
    ....
  9. doi request reprint A promoter variant of SHANK1 affects auditory working memory in schizophrenia patients and in subjects clinically at risk for psychosis
    Leonhard Lennertz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strase 25, 53105, Bonn, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 262:117-24. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest a role of SHANK1 in working memory deficits in schizophrenia, which may arise from neurodevelopmental changes to prefrontal cortical areas...
  10. doi request reprint Neuropsychological impairments predict the clinical course in schizophrenia
    Wolfgang Wolwer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf Rhineland State Clinics Düsseldorf, Bergische Landstrasse 2, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 258:28-34. 2008
    ....
  11. pmc Neurophysiological correlates of impaired facial affect recognition in individuals at risk for schizophrenia
    Wolfgang Wolwer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Schizophr Bull 38:1021-9. 2012
    ..Such characterization should add to the question whether the neural processes underlying facial affect recognition deficits might be part of a basic neural dysfunction reflecting a vulnerability factor of schizophrenia...
  12. pmc Rationale and baseline characteristics of PREVENT: a second-generation intervention trial in subjects at-risk (prodromal) of developing first-episode psychosis evaluating cognitive behavior therapy, aripiprazole, and placebo for the prevention of psychosi
    Andreas Bechdolf
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Kerpener Str 62, 50924 Cologne, Germany
    Schizophr Bull 37:S111-21. 2011
    ..When the final results of the trial are available, PREVENT will substantially expand the current limited evidence base for best clinical practice in people at-risk (prodromal) of first-episode psychosis...
  13. pmc Cognitive behavioural therapy versus supportive therapy for persistent positive symptoms in psychotic disorders: the POSITIVE Study, a multicenter, prospective, single-blind, randomised controlled clinical trial
    Stefan Klingberg
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Tuebingen, Germany
    Trials 11:123. 2010
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive indicators for a conversion to psychosis: comparison of patients in a potentially initial prodromal state who did or did not convert to a psychosis
    Ralf Pukrop
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Kerpener Str 62, D 50937 Cologne, Germany
    Schizophr Res 92:116-25. 2007
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive functioning in subjects at risk for a first episode of psychosis compared with first- and multiple-episode schizophrenia
    Ralf Pukrop
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 28:1388-407. 2006
    ..Results support a neurodevelopmental model of psychosis with further progressive mechanisms and are consistent with a primary involvement of left frontotemporal networks in the prodromal phase...
  16. doi request reprint Randomized comparison of group cognitive behaviour therapy and group psychoeducation in acute patients with schizophrenia: effects on subjective quality of life
    Andreas Bechdolf
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Germany
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:144-50. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present study was therefore to compare the effects of a brief group CBT and a group psychoeducational (PE) programme in patients with schizophrenia on QoL...
  17. doi request reprint Deficient inhibitory cortical networks in antipsychotic-naive subjects at risk of developing first-episode psychosis and first-episode schizophrenia patients: a cross-sectional study
    Alkomiet Hasan
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Georg August University, Goettingen, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 72:744-51. 2012
    ..However, there have been no previous studies investigating cortical excitability with particular regard to intracortical inhibitory networks in antipsychotic-naive subjects at risk of developing first-episode psychosis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Recent approaches to psychological interventions for people at risk of psychosis
    Andreas Bechdolf
    Early Recognition and Intervention, Centre for Mental Crises FETZ, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:159-73. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioral therapy in the pre-psychotic phase: an exploratory study
    Andreas Bechdolf
    Cologne Early Recognition and Intervention Centre for Mental Crisis FETZ, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Kerpener Str 62, 50924 Cologne, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 136:251-5. 2005
    ..The specificity of these effects needs to be explored in a controlled trial...
  20. pmc DAOA/G72 predicts the progression of prodromal syndromes to first episode psychosis
    Rainald Mossner
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53105, Bonn, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 260:209-15. 2010
    ..This is one of the first studies to identify a specific genetic factor for the progression of prodromal syndromes to schizophrenia, and further underscores the importance of the DAOA/G72 gene for schizophrenia...
  21. doi request reprint The influence of baseline symptoms and insight on the therapeutic alliance early in the treatment of schizophrenia
    Andreas Wittorf
    University of Tuebingen, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Tuebingen, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 24:259-67. 2009
    ..However, only few studies have examined the association between pretreatment characteristics and alliance formation in patients with schizophrenia...
  22. doi request reprint Sensory gating in schizophrenia: P50 and N100 gating in antipsychotic-free subjects at risk, first-episode, and chronic patients
    Anke Brockhaus-Dumke
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 64:376-84. 2008
    ..Abnormal sensory gating in schizophrenia has frequently been reported; however, only limited data on unmedicated patients and patients at risk to develop a psychosis have, as yet, been available...
  23. doi request reprint Preventing progression to first-episode psychosis in early initial prodromal states
    A Bechdolf
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Germany
    Br J Psychiatry 200:22-9. 2012
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Maintenance treatment with risperidone or low-dose haloperidol in first-episode schizophrenia: 1-year results of a randomized controlled trial within the German Research Network on Schizophrenia
    Wolfgang Gaebel
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf, Rhineland State Clinics Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1763-74. 2007
    ..Accordingly, the hypothesis of whether 1-year relapse rate in first-episode schizophrenia under maintenance treatment with risperidone is lower compared to haloperidol in low dose was tested...
  25. pmc The German Research Network on Schizophrenia--impact on the management of schizophrenia
    Wolfgang Wolwer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Postbox 12 05 10, D 40605 Düsseldorf, Germany
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 8:115-21. 2006
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Intervention in at-risk states for developing psychosis
    Stephan Ruhrmann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Kerpener Strasse 62, 50924 Cologne, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 260:S90-4. 2010
    ..An overview on the current findings and ongoing research in this area is provided...
  27. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological prevention and treatment in clinical at-risk states for psychosis
    Stephan Ruhrmann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Germany
    Curr Pharm Des 18:550-7. 2012
    ..Future prevention studies, however, need to solve the challenge of changing immediate transition rates, demanding for new risk enrichment strategies as a prerequisite for feasible trial designs...
  28. ncbi request reprint Interventions in the initial prodromal states of psychosis in Germany: concept and recruitment
    Andreas Bechdolf
    Early Recognition and Intervention Centre for Mental Crisis FETZ, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Kerpenerstrasse 62, 50924 Cologne, Germany
    Br J Psychiatry Suppl 48:s45-8. 2005
    ..Two intervention strategies are being studied by two large-scale multicentre projects...
  29. ncbi request reprint Subjective quality of life in subjects at risk for a first episode of psychosis: a comparison with first episode schizophrenia patients and healthy controls
    Andreas Bechdolf
    Cologne Early Recognition and Intervention Centre for mental crises FETZ, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Kerpener Str 62, 50924 Cologne, Germany
    Schizophr Res 79:137-43. 2005
    ..These findings support the notion that subjects at risk for a first episode of psychosis constitute a clinical population for which further service and intervention research is indicated...
  30. doi request reprint Acute effects of treatment for prodromal symptoms for people putatively in a late initial prodromal state of psychosis
    S Ruhrmann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of the University of Cologne, Kerpener Strasse 62, 50924 Cologne, Germany
    Br J Psychiatry Suppl 51:s88-95. 2007
    ..People in a putatively late prodromal state not only have an enhanced risk for psychosis but already suffer from mental and functional disturbances...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Early course of illness in first episode schizophrenia with long duration of untreated illness - a comparative study]
    D Kohn
    Klinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie der Universität zu Köln
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 72:88-92. 2004
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint [Pathways to care: help-seeking behavior in first-episode psychosis]
    D Kohn
    Klinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie der Universität zu Köln
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 72:635-42. 2004
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Psychoeducation with patients at-risk for schizophrenia--an exploratory pilot study
    Marta Hauser
    Early Recognition and Therapy Centre for Beginning Psychoses Berlin Brandenburg FETZ, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charité University Medicine Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Patient Educ Couns 76:138-42. 2009
    ..To introduce a psychoeducational program for patients of at-risk mental state and its preliminary evaluation...
  34. doi request reprint Facial and vocal affect perception in people at ultra-high risk of psychosis, first-episode schizophrenia and healthy controls
    G Paul Amminger
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Early Interv Psychiatry 6:450-4. 2012
    ..The study aims to investigate affect recognition in young people at different stages of psychotic illness...
  35. doi request reprint Borderline personality features and development of psychosis in an 'ultra high risk' (UHR) population: a case control study
    Andrew Thompson
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 6:247-55. 2012
    ..We aimed to investigate the relationship between baseline BPD features, risk of transition and type of psychotic disorder experienced...
  36. doi request reprint Amygdala and insula volumes prior to illness onset in bipolar disorder: a magnetic resonance imaging study
    Andreas Bechdolf
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cologne, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 201:34-9. 2012
    ..If these findings are confirmed, they suggest that imaging investigations could help to distinguish people who will subsequently develop bipolar disorder from those who will not, at least in symptomatically enriched samples...
  37. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of group cognitive-behavioural therapy and group psychoeducation in acute patients with schizophrenia: outcome at 24 months
    A Bechdolf
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 112:173-9. 2005
    ..At 6-month follow-up, the CBT group had shown significantly less re-hospitalization rates and on a descriptive level higher compliance with medication...
  38. doi request reprint Reduced subjective quality of life in persons at risk for psychosis
    S Ruhrmann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 117:357-68. 2008
    ..Subjective quality of life (sQoL) and potentially contributing factors were investigated in individuals putatively in an early (EIPS) or late initial prodromal state (LIPS) and healthy controls (HC)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Early detection and secondary prevention of psychosis: facts and visions
    Heinz Hafner
    Central Institute of Mental Health, J5, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 254:117-28. 2004
    ....
  40. pmc The phenomenological critique and self-disturbance: implications for ultra-high risk ("prodrome") research
    Barnaby Nelson
    ORYGEN Research Centre, 35 Poplar Road Locked Bag 10, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 34:381-92. 2008
    ..The strong explanatory power and empirical findings to date invite further research into the role of self-disturbance as a phenotypic vulnerability marker for psychotic disorder...
  41. doi request reprint Back to the future: predicting and reshaping the course of psychotic disorder
    Patrick D McGorry
    ORYGEN Research Centre and Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, 35 Poplar Rd, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:25-7. 2008