T Biermann

Summary

Affiliation: University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Statistical methods for detecting and comparing periodic data and their application to the nycthemeral rhythm of bodily harm: A population based study
    Armin M Stroebel
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Schwabachanlage 6, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    J Circadian Rhythms 8:10. 2010
  2. doi Time perception in patients with major depressive disorder during vagus nerve stimulation
    T Biermann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Pharmacopsychiatry 44:179-82. 2011
  3. ncbi Particularities of suicide in the elderly. A population-based study
    Teresa Biermann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Aging Clin Exp Res 21:470-4. 2009
  4. doi Relationship between lunar phases and serious crimes of battery: a population-based study
    Teresa Biermann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Compr Psychiatry 50:573-7. 2009
  5. doi N-methyl-D-aspartate 2b receptor subtype (NR2B) promoter methylation in patients during alcohol withdrawal
    Teresa Biermann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    J Neural Transm 116:615-22. 2009
  6. doi Herp mRNA expression in patients classified according to Lesch's typology
    T Biermann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Schwabachanlage 6, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Alcohol 43:91-5. 2009
  7. doi The hypothesis of an impact of ozone on the occurrence of completed and attempted suicides
    Teresa Biermann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Schwabachanlage 6, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Med Hypotheses 72:338-41. 2009
  8. doi [Long-term analysis of disability pensions in survivors of the Holocaust: somatic and psychiatric diagnoses]
    T Biermann
    Psychiatrische und Psychotherapeutische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Schwabachanlage 6, Erlangen
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 78:715-21. 2010
  9. doi Assaults in the elderly--a population-based study with victim and perpetrator characteristics
    Teresa Biermann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Schwabachanlage 6, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    J Forensic Sci 56:669-73. 2011
  10. ncbi Dopamine and N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor expression in peripheral blood of patients undergoing alcohol withdrawal
    T Biermann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    J Neural Transm 114:1081-4. 2007

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Statistical methods for detecting and comparing periodic data and their application to the nycthemeral rhythm of bodily harm: A population based study
    Armin M Stroebel
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Schwabachanlage 6, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    J Circadian Rhythms 8:10. 2010
    ..Animals, including humans, exhibit a variety of biological rhythms. This article describes a method for the detection and simultaneous comparison of multiple nycthemeral rhythms...
  2. doi Time perception in patients with major depressive disorder during vagus nerve stimulation
    T Biermann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Pharmacopsychiatry 44:179-82. 2011
    ..Several studies have described time as a function of the frontal lobe. The activating eff ects of vagus nerve stimulation on the frontal lobe might also modulate time perception in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  3. ncbi Particularities of suicide in the elderly. A population-based study
    Teresa Biermann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Aging Clin Exp Res 21:470-4. 2009
    ..Suicide in later life stages is of growing concern as the life expectancy of Western populations is rising. Therefore, a population- based study concerning elderly suicide was undertaken...
  4. doi Relationship between lunar phases and serious crimes of battery: a population-based study
    Teresa Biermann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Compr Psychiatry 50:573-7. 2009
    ..Therefore, a population-based study to assess the influence of lunar phases on violent crimes was conducted...
  5. doi N-methyl-D-aspartate 2b receptor subtype (NR2B) promoter methylation in patients during alcohol withdrawal
    Teresa Biermann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    J Neural Transm 116:615-22. 2009
    ..55; P = 0.013; daily ethanol intake: rho = -0.46; P = 0.043). These findings might explain the observation of an impact of alcohol consumption patterns on the gravity of withdrawal symptoms...
  6. doi Herp mRNA expression in patients classified according to Lesch's typology
    T Biermann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Schwabachanlage 6, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Alcohol 43:91-5. 2009
    ..e., withdrawal seizures). These findings may be useful in the understanding and treatment considerations of different subtypes of alcohol dependence...
  7. doi The hypothesis of an impact of ozone on the occurrence of completed and attempted suicides
    Teresa Biermann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Schwabachanlage 6, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Med Hypotheses 72:338-41. 2009
    ..If this hypothesis is found to be true, further research should focus on the underlying mechanisms. Furthermore, this might be a strong argument to further encourage environment protection...
  8. doi [Long-term analysis of disability pensions in survivors of the Holocaust: somatic and psychiatric diagnoses]
    T Biermann
    Psychiatrische und Psychotherapeutische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Schwabachanlage 6, Erlangen
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 78:715-21. 2010
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  9. doi Assaults in the elderly--a population-based study with victim and perpetrator characteristics
    Teresa Biermann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Schwabachanlage 6, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    J Forensic Sci 56:669-73. 2011
    ..1% vs. 68.8%) and were victimized significantly more in rural areas (p < 0.001; 41.2% vs. 30.2%). Violence in the elderly differs from that of the younger population. Further research is warranted to establish prevention measures...
  10. ncbi Dopamine and N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor expression in peripheral blood of patients undergoing alcohol withdrawal
    T Biermann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    J Neural Transm 114:1081-4. 2007
    ..A significant difference in D1 receptor expression (T = 2.361; p = 0.035) in terms of up-regulation could be shown, though there were no significant changes concerning D2, NMDA1 or NMDA2B receptor expression...
  11. doi [An exploration of the association between disability pension and psychiatric diseases]
    W Sperling
    Psychiatrische und Psychotherapeutische Klinik, Universitätsklinik Erlangen, Germany
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 78:213-8. 2010
    ..So far there is little knowledge about the aetiology and socio-demographic aspects of this phenomenon...
  12. doi Changes in gustatory perceptions of patients with major depression treated with vagus nerve stimulation (VNS)
    W Sperling
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Pharmacopsychiatry 44:67-71. 2011
    ..Olfactory and gustatory functions were investigated before and during vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) in a group of 9 patients with therapy-resistant depression, implanted with a VNS system...
  13. doi Non-right-handedness and free serum testosterone levels in detoxified patients with alcohol dependence
    Wolfgang Sperling
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Schwabachanlage 6, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Alcohol Alcohol 45:237-40. 2010
    ..An increase in free serum testosterone levels has been found during and after the detoxification phase of patients with alcohol dependence...
  14. ncbi The myth of the birthday blues: a population-based study about the association between birthday and suicide
    Udo Reulbach
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Schwabachanlage 6, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Compr Psychiatry 48:554-7. 2007
    ..A population-based study on the association of the birthday in relation to the time of suicide taking into account sex and the chosen suicide method was conducted...
  15. doi Posttraumatic stress disorder and dementia in Holocaust survivors
    Wolfgang Sperling
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:196-8. 2011
    ..8 (standard deviation ± 0.5) psychiatric diagnoses. A diagnosis of dementia was ascertained according to ICD-10 criteria in 14%. Vascular dementia (66%) dominated over Alzheimer's dementia (23%) and other subtypes (11%)...
  16. ncbi Late-onset schizophrenia in child survivors of the holocaust
    Udo Reulbach
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Friedich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Nuremberg, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:315-9. 2007
    ..9, p < 0.001). The strong association between late onset of schizophrenia and the degree of persecution suggest an influence of stress exposure...
  17. doi Cyclophosphamide for anti-GAD antibody-positive refractory status epilepticus
    Ines C Kanter
    Department of Neurology, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Epilepsia 49:914-20. 2008
    ....
  18. doi Influenza H1N1 and the world wide economic crisis--a model of coherence?
    W Sperling
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Schwabachanlage 6, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Med Hypotheses 73:664-6. 2009
    ..This global panic reaction - that has also been observed in former times - might therefore be responsible for the new variation of recent influenza pandemic coming from Mexico...
  19. ncbi Alcoholism and homicide with respect to the classification systems of Lesch and Cloninger
    Udo Reulbach
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Erlangen Nuremberg Germany Schwabachanlage 6, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:103-7. 2007
    ..A psychopathological subtyping of alcohol dependence in offenders who committed homicide has mainly been related to impulsive and dissocial personalities up to now...
  20. ncbi Influence of lunar phases on suicide: the end of a myth? A population-based study
    Teresa Biermann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Chronobiol Int 22:1137-43. 2005
    ..2 yrs. There was no evidence of a relationship between suicide and lunar phase. Some explanations for this phenomenon are discussed...
  21. doi Global panic reaction--a therapeutic approach to a world-wide economic crisis
    W Sperling
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Schwabachanlage 6, 91052 Erlangen, Germany
    Med Hypotheses 73:167-8. 2009
    ..We now complete this model by a therapeutic approach for the patient. Therefore the identification of a therapeutic regime "step by step" was necessary...
  22. pmc Managing an effective treatment for neuroleptic malignant syndrome
    Udo Reulbach
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Crit Care 11:R4. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to prove the efficacy of different NMS treatment strategies, focusing on the efficacy of dantrolene...
  23. ncbi Alpha-synuclein protein levels are increased in alcoholic patients and are linked to craving
    Dominikus Bönsch
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:763-5. 2005
    ..The aim of the current study was to investigate whether protein levels of alpha synuclein in alcoholics are changed and possibly influence alcohol craving...
  24. ncbi Evidence of increased homocysteine levels in alcoholism: the Franconian alcoholism research studies (FARS)
    Stefan Bleich
    Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Schwabachanlage 6, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:334-6. 2005
    ..Therefore, this power analysis-based study was undertaken to determine whether plasma homocysteine levels are evidently altered in actively drinking alcoholic patients and patients with early abstinence...