Claudia Catani

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bielefeld
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi War trauma, child labor, and family violence: life adversities and PTSD in a sample of school children in Kabul
    Claudia Catani
    Department of Psychology, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany and Vivo Foundation, Ancona, Italy
    J Trauma Stress 22:163-71. 2009
  2. doi Tsunami, war, and cumulative risk in the lives of Sri Lankan schoolchildren
    Claudia Catani
    Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and Psychotherapy, Bielefeld University, Post Box 100131, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Child Dev 81:1176-91. 2010
  3. pmc Treating children traumatized by war and Tsunami: a comparison between exposure therapy and meditation-relaxation in North-East Sri Lanka
    Claudia Catani
    Department of Psychology, University of Bielefeld, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 9:22. 2009
  4. doi Pattern of cortical activation during processing of aversive stimuli in traumatized survivors of war and torture
    Claudia Catani
    Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Bielefeld, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 259:340-51. 2009
  5. doi Early processing of threat cues in posttraumatic stress disorder-evidence for a cortical vigilance-avoidance reaction
    Hannah Adenauer
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 68:451-8. 2010
  6. pmc Family violence, war, and natural disasters: a study of the effect of extreme stress on children's mental health in Sri Lanka
    Claudia Catani
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz and Center for Psychiatry Reichenau, D 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 8:33. 2008
  7. doi Is freezing an adaptive reaction to threat? Evidence from heart rate reactivity to emotional pictures in victims of war and torture
    Hannah Adenauer
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Psychophysiology 47:315-22. 2010
  8. ncbi Post-tsunami stress: a study of posttraumatic stress disorder in children living in three severely affected regions in Sri Lanka
    Frank Neuner
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Box D25, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    J Trauma Stress 19:339-47. 2006
  9. pmc Narrative exposure therapy for PTSD increases top-down processing of aversive stimuli--evidence from a randomized controlled treatment trial
    Hannah Adenauer
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, 78457, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 12:127. 2011
  10. pmc Imaging cortical activity following affective stimulation with a high temporal and spatial resolution
    Julian Keil
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz and Center for Psychiatry Reichenau, Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 10:83. 2009

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi War trauma, child labor, and family violence: life adversities and PTSD in a sample of school children in Kabul
    Claudia Catani
    Department of Psychology, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany and Vivo Foundation, Ancona, Italy
    J Trauma Stress 22:163-71. 2009
    ..The results suggest that the interplay of multilevel stressors in Afghan children contributes to a higher vulnerability for the development of PTSD...
  2. doi Tsunami, war, and cumulative risk in the lives of Sri Lankan schoolchildren
    Claudia Catani
    Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and Psychotherapy, Bielefeld University, Post Box 100131, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Child Dev 81:1176-91. 2010
    ..Findings of regression analyses indicated that all 3 event types--tsunami and disaster, war, and family violence--significantly contributed to poorer child adaptation...
  3. pmc Treating children traumatized by war and Tsunami: a comparison between exposure therapy and meditation-relaxation in North-East Sri Lanka
    Claudia Catani
    Department of Psychology, University of Bielefeld, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 9:22. 2009
    ..In the acute aftermath of the Tsunami we tested the efficacy of two pragmatic short-term interventions when applied by trained local counselors...
  4. doi Pattern of cortical activation during processing of aversive stimuli in traumatized survivors of war and torture
    Claudia Catani
    Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Bielefeld, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 259:340-51. 2009
    ..Whereas, a decreased visual processing of aversive stimuli seems to be associated with trauma exposure in general, the superior parietal activity might represent a specific process linked to the diagnosis of PTSD...
  5. doi Early processing of threat cues in posttraumatic stress disorder-evidence for a cortical vigilance-avoidance reaction
    Hannah Adenauer
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 68:451-8. 2010
    ..The present study investigated the influence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on early visual processing of affective stimuli in survivors of war and torture...
  6. pmc Family violence, war, and natural disasters: a study of the effect of extreme stress on children's mental health in Sri Lanka
    Claudia Catani
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz and Center for Psychiatry Reichenau, D 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 8:33. 2008
    ..In addition, the study looked at whether higher levels of war violence would be related to higher levels of violence within the family and whether this would result in higher rates of psychological problems in the affected children...
  7. doi Is freezing an adaptive reaction to threat? Evidence from heart rate reactivity to emotional pictures in victims of war and torture
    Hannah Adenauer
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Psychophysiology 47:315-22. 2010
    ..The present findings argue for a faster flight/fight response to threatening cues in PTSD. In contrast, trauma-exposed controls seem to exhibit a state of permanent alertness toward a wide range of stimuli...
  8. ncbi Post-tsunami stress: a study of posttraumatic stress disorder in children living in three severely affected regions in Sri Lanka
    Frank Neuner
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Box D25, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    J Trauma Stress 19:339-47. 2006
    ..The results confirm the relevance of the individual history of traumatic events for the genesis of PTSD and indicate a high need of mental health assistance among the tsunami-affected children in Sri Lanka...
  9. pmc Narrative exposure therapy for PTSD increases top-down processing of aversive stimuli--evidence from a randomized controlled treatment trial
    Hannah Adenauer
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, 78457, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 12:127. 2011
    ..This is the first randomized controlled treatment trial that examines whether narrative exposure therapy (NET) causes changes in affective stimulus processing in patients with chronic PTSD...
  10. pmc Imaging cortical activity following affective stimulation with a high temporal and spatial resolution
    Julian Keil
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz and Center for Psychiatry Reichenau, Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 10:83. 2009
    ..A combination of a complex demodulation procedure with a minimum norm estimation was applied to assess the temporal variation of the topography of cortical activity...
  11. doi Beyond individual war trauma: domestic violence against children in Afghanistan and Sri Lanka
    Claudia Catani
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz and Vivo, Konstanz, Germany
    J Marital Fam Ther 34:165-76. 2008
    ..In particular, programs should take issues such as poverty, child labor, and parental alcohol use into account in assessing and treating children in the aftermath of mass trauma...
  12. doi Narrative exposure therapy for the treatment of traumatized children and adolescents (KidNET): from neurocognitive theory to field intervention
    Frank Neuner
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Box D25, D 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 17:641-64, x. 2008
    ..Early treatment trials, including randomized controlled studies, show promising results for the treatment of children and adolescents who have PTSD living in war-affected countries and refugee communities...
  13. pmc Emotional but not physical maltreatment is independently related to psychopathology in subjects with various degrees of social anxiety: a web-based internet survey
    Benjamin Iffland
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Postbox 100131, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 12:49. 2012
    ..We examined the association between emotional maltreatment, including parental emotional maltreatment as well as emotional peer victimization, and social anxiety symptoms in subjects with various degrees of social anxiety...
  14. doi Prevalence and predictors of partner violence against women in the aftermath of war: a survey among couples in Northern Uganda
    Regina Saile
    Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 86:17-25. 2013
    ..In addition, different patterns of partner violence should be taken into account...
  15. pmc Khat use as risk factor for psychotic disorders: a cross-sectional and case-control study in Somalia
    Michael Odenwald
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Fach D25, D 78476 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Med 3:5. 2005
    ..We aimed to explore the prevalence of psychotic disorders among the general population and the association between khat use and psychotic symptoms...