S Duschek

Summary

Affiliation: University of Munich
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Self-regulation of cerebral blood flow by means of transcranial Doppler sonography biofeedback
    Stefan Duschek
    Department of Psychology, University of Munich, Germany
    Ann Behav Med 41:235-42. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Increased sensitivity to heat pain in chronic low blood pressure
    Stefan Duschek
    Department Psychologie, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Leopoldstrasse 13, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Eur J Pain 13:28-34. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Time-locked association between rapid cerebral blood flow modulation and attentional performance
    S Duschek
    University of Munich, Department of Psychology, Leopoldstrasse 13, 80802 Munchen, Germany
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:1292-9. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Quantification of cardiac baroreflex function at rest and during autonomic stimulation
    Stefan Duschek
    Department Psychologie, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Leopoldstr 13, 80802 Munich, Germany
    J Physiol Sci 57:259-68. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Hemodynamic determinants of chronic hypotension and their modification through vasopressor application
    Stefan Duschek
    Department Psychologie, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Leopoldstr 13, 80802, Munich, Germany
    J Physiol Sci 59:105-12. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Relationship between baroreceptor cardiac reflex sensitivity and pain experience in normotensive individuals
    S Duschek
    Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Department Psychologie, Leopoldstr, 13, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 65:193-200. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Dissociation between cortical activation and cognitive performance under pharmacological blood pressure elevation in chronic hypotension
    Stefan Duschek
    University of Munich, Germany
    Biol Psychol 75:277-85. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Relationships between features of autonomic cardiovascular control and cognitive performance
    Stefan Duschek
    Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Department Psychologie, Leopoldstr 13, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Biol Psychol 81:110-7. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of cerebral blood flow and cognitive performance following pharmacological blood pressure elevation in chronic hypotension
    Stefan Duschek
    Department of Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Psychophysiology 44:145-53. 2007
  10. pmc Reduced brain perfusion and cognitive performance due to constitutional hypotension
    Stefan Duschek
    Dept of Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Munchen, Germany
    Clin Auton Res 17:69-76. 2007

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Self-regulation of cerebral blood flow by means of transcranial Doppler sonography biofeedback
    Stefan Duschek
    Department of Psychology, University of Munich, Germany
    Ann Behav Med 41:235-42. 2011
    ..Transcranial Doppler sonography (TCD) allows the continuous non-invasive assessment of intracranial blood flow velocities with high temporal resolution. It may therefore prove suitable for biofeedback of cerebral perfusion...
  2. doi request reprint Increased sensitivity to heat pain in chronic low blood pressure
    Stefan Duschek
    Department Psychologie, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Leopoldstrasse 13, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Eur J Pain 13:28-34. 2009
    ..Furthermore, increased proneness of hypotensive individuals to clinical pain may be discussed...
  3. doi request reprint Time-locked association between rapid cerebral blood flow modulation and attentional performance
    S Duschek
    University of Munich, Department of Psychology, Leopoldstrasse 13, 80802 Munchen, Germany
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:1292-9. 2008
    ..Based on former results on complex cognitive functioning, a specific association between the first seconds of the hemodynamic response and performance was hypothesized...
  4. ncbi request reprint Quantification of cardiac baroreflex function at rest and during autonomic stimulation
    Stefan Duschek
    Department Psychologie, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Leopoldstr 13, 80802 Munich, Germany
    J Physiol Sci 57:259-68. 2007
    ..The sensitivity index must be considered the most relevant to quantify baroreflex function among the three parameters...
  5. doi request reprint Hemodynamic determinants of chronic hypotension and their modification through vasopressor application
    Stefan Duschek
    Department Psychologie, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Leopoldstr 13, 80802, Munich, Germany
    J Physiol Sci 59:105-12. 2009
    ..Midodrine proved to be effective in elevating blood pressure. However, given the cardiac origin of chronic hypotension and the lack of drug effect on cardiac output, alpha-sympathomimetic treatment may be suboptimal...
  6. ncbi request reprint Relationship between baroreceptor cardiac reflex sensitivity and pain experience in normotensive individuals
    S Duschek
    Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Department Psychologie, Leopoldstr, 13, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 65:193-200. 2007
    ..The finding that this relationship was less pronounced in the case of lower blood pressure suggests that baroreceptor-mediated pain attenuation is reduced in this population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dissociation between cortical activation and cognitive performance under pharmacological blood pressure elevation in chronic hypotension
    Stefan Duschek
    University of Munich, Germany
    Biol Psychol 75:277-85. 2007
    ..Implications for the treatment of chronic hypotension are discussed...
  8. doi request reprint Relationships between features of autonomic cardiovascular control and cognitive performance
    Stefan Duschek
    Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Department Psychologie, Leopoldstr 13, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Biol Psychol 81:110-7. 2009
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  9. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of cerebral blood flow and cognitive performance following pharmacological blood pressure elevation in chronic hypotension
    Stefan Duschek
    Department of Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Psychophysiology 44:145-53. 2007
    ..The degree of rise in flow velocities was positively correlated with performance enhancement. The increase in flow velocities observed during the execution of the reaction time task was stronger following drug administration...
  10. pmc Reduced brain perfusion and cognitive performance due to constitutional hypotension
    Stefan Duschek
    Dept of Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Munchen, Germany
    Clin Auton Res 17:69-76. 2007
    ..Altogether, these findings suggest that more attention should be allocated to chronic hypotension in both research and clinical practice...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Reduced drive and impaired cerebral performance: a new perspective on chronically low blood pressure]
    S Duschek
    Department Psychologie, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munchen
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 131:272-7. 2006
    ..The resulting deficits in brain function are also reflected in EEG findings. These findings indicate that the marginal attention paid to chronic hypotension in research and clinical practice is no longer justified...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reduced cortical activity due to chronic low blood pressure: an EEG study
    Stefan Duschek
    Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Department Psychologie, Leopoldstr 13, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Biol Psychol 72:241-50. 2006
    ..The effects of hypotension on cortical activity are discussed to be mediated by afferents from the cardiovascular system to the prefrontal cortex as well as by reduced cerebral blood flow...
  13. ncbi request reprint Deficient adjustment of cerebral blood flow to cognitive activity due to chronically low blood pressure
    Stefan Duschek
    Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Department Psychologie, Leopoldstr 13, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Biol Psychol 72:311-7. 2006
    ..This underlines the importance of the adjustment of cerebral blood flow to current demands for optimal cognitive functioning...
  14. ncbi request reprint Essential hypotension is accompanied by deficits in attention and working memory
    Stefan Duschek
    University of Munich, Germany
    Behav Med 30:149-58. 2005
    ..This study is the first to demonstrate the relationship between BP and cognitive performance while controlling for motor function and mood...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cognitive performance and cerebral blood flow in essential hypotension
    Stefan Duschek
    Department of Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Psychophysiology 41:905-13. 2004
    ..This study is the first to demonstrate a reduced cerebral perfusion and maladaption of blood flow to cognitive demands due to essential hypotension...
  16. doi request reprint Increased baroreflex sensitivity and reduced cardiovascular reactivity in individuals with chronic low blood pressure
    Stefan Duschek
    Department of Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Hypertens Res 31:1873-8. 2008
    ..In addition, this study documents reduced cardiovascular reactivity and thus deficient hemodynamic adjustment to situational requirements in chronic low blood pressure...
  17. doi request reprint Modulations of autonomic cardiovascular control following acute alpha-adrenergic treatment in chronic hypotension
    Stefan Duschek
    Department of Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Hypertens Res 32:938-43. 2009
    ..The finding challenges the use of alpha-sympathomimetics in the treatment of chronic hypotension as they may not reduce but may instead exacerbate the autonomic dysbalance related to this condition...
  18. doi request reprint On the relationship between interoceptive awareness and the attentional processing of visual stimuli
    Ellen Matthias
    Department of Psychology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 72:154-9. 2009
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  19. ncbi request reprint Early contingent negative variation of the EEG and attentional flexibility are reduced in hypotension
    Nathan Weisz
    University of Konstanz, Department of Psychology, Box D25, 78457, Konstanz, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 45:253-60. 2002
    ..The data support previous findings that hypotension can be related to lowered cortical activation and indicate that specific aspects of attentional performance might be negatively affected by hypotension...
  20. ncbi request reprint Reduced cognitive performance and prolonged reaction time accompany moderate hypotension
    Stefan Duschek
    Dept of Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Leopoldstr 13, 80802, Munich, Germany
    Clin Auton Res 13:427-32. 2003
    ..This study is the first to provide empirical evidence for the relation between attentional deficits and even moderately lowered blood pressure...
  21. doi request reprint D-camphor-crataegus berry extract combination increases blood pressure and cognitive functioning in the elderly - a randomized, placebo controlled double blind study
    Natalie S Werner
    Department of Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Leopoldstr 13, 80802 Munich, Germany Institute of Pharmacology, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 366, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Phytomedicine 16:1077-82. 2009
    ..Potential physiological mechanisms of action mediating this effect, including hemodynamic alterations, sympathetic stimulation as well as improvement of cerebral metabolism are discussed...
  22. doi request reprint Enhanced cardiac perception is associated with benefits in decision-making
    Natalie S Werner
    Department of Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Leopoldstrasse 13, Munich, Germany
    Psychophysiology 46:1123-9. 2009
    ..Our findings document the substantial role of visceral feedback in decision-making processes in complex situations...
  23. doi request reprint Relationships between affective states and decision-making
    Natalie S Werner
    Department of Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 74:259-65. 2009
    ..These findings support the somatic marker hypothesis suggesting that emotions facilitate decision-making in complex situations that have uncertain future outcomes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cerebral blood flow in essential hypotension during emotional activation
    Luciano Stegagno
    Department of Psychology, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Psychophysiology 44:226-32. 2007
    ..This dissociation might be related to an increase in anterior cerebral arteries (ACA) blood flow and/or to hypotension-mediated baroreceptors' up-regulation to the reticular system...
  25. ncbi request reprint Rapid cerebral hemodynamic modulation during mental planning and movement execution: evidence of time-locked relationship with complex behavior
    Daniel Schuepbach
    Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Lenggstrasse 31, PO Box 1931, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:2254-62. 2007
    ..The present study examined the linkage between hemodynamic modulation in basal cerebral arteries and performance in a non-routine planning task by means of functional transcranial Doppler sonography (fTCD)...