Susanne Fricke

Summary

Affiliation: University of Hamburg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Do personality disorders predict negative treatment outcome in obsessive-compulsive disorders? A prospective 6-month follow-up study
    Susanne Fricke
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Centre of Psychosocial Medicine, University Hospital of Hamburg, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 21:319-24. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Positive schizotypal symptoms predict treatment outcome in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Steffen Moritz
    Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 42:217-27. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term course and outcome of obsessive-compulsive patients after cognitive-behavioral therapy in combination with either fluvoxamine or placebo: a 7-year follow-up of a randomized double-blind trial
    Michael Rufer
    University Hospital of Hamburg, Centre of Psychosocial Medicine, Dept of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hamburg
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 255:121-8. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Extent, profile and specificity of visuospatial impairment in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
    Steffen Moritz
    University Hospital of Hamburg, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 27:795-814. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Dissociation as a predictor of cognitive behavior therapy outcome in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Michael Rufer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Centre of Psychosocial Medicine, University Hospital of Hamburg, Germany
    Psychother Psychosom 75:40-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in obsessive-compulsive disorder before and after treatment
    Steffen Moritz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Hamburg, Germany
    Compr Psychiatry 46:453-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Examination of emotional Stroop interference in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Steffen Moritz
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 42:671-82. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Words may not be enough! No increased emotional Stroop effect in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Steffen Moritz
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 46:1101-4. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Dimensional structure of the Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale (Y-BOCS)
    Steffen Moritz
    University Hospital of Hamburg, Hospital for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistrasse 52, 20246, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 109:193-9. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of alexithymia in obsessive-compulsive patients treated with multimodal cognitive-behavioral therapy
    Michael Rufer
    University Hospital of Hamburg, Centre of Psychosocial Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychother Psychosom 73:101-6. 2004

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Do personality disorders predict negative treatment outcome in obsessive-compulsive disorders? A prospective 6-month follow-up study
    Susanne Fricke
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Centre of Psychosocial Medicine, University Hospital of Hamburg, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 21:319-24. 2006
    ..However, studies published so far have produced conflicting results. The present study examined whether PDs affect treatment outcome in patients with OCD...
  2. ncbi request reprint Positive schizotypal symptoms predict treatment outcome in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Steffen Moritz
    Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 42:217-27. 2004
    ..It needs to be evaluated whether these at-risk individuals benefit from additional intervention, such as the adminstration of low-dose atypical neuroleptics and specifically tailored behavorial intervention...
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term course and outcome of obsessive-compulsive patients after cognitive-behavioral therapy in combination with either fluvoxamine or placebo: a 7-year follow-up of a randomized double-blind trial
    Michael Rufer
    University Hospital of Hamburg, Centre of Psychosocial Medicine, Dept of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hamburg
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 255:121-8. 2005
    ..This might indicate that such chronic OCD patients usually need additional therapeutic support after effective inpatient treatment to maintain their improvements over long periods...
  4. ncbi request reprint Extent, profile and specificity of visuospatial impairment in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
    Steffen Moritz
    University Hospital of Hamburg, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 27:795-814. 2005
    ..It is suggested that prior research overestimated the severity and significance of visuospatial and nonverbal memory impairment in OCD...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dissociation as a predictor of cognitive behavior therapy outcome in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Michael Rufer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Centre of Psychosocial Medicine, University Hospital of Hamburg, Germany
    Psychother Psychosom 75:40-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate whether dissociation is a predictor of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) outcome in patients with OCD...
  6. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in obsessive-compulsive disorder before and after treatment
    Steffen Moritz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Hamburg, Germany
    Compr Psychiatry 46:453-9. 2005
    ..In line with prior research, it was expected that low QoL in OCD patients would be most pronounced for the emotional and social aspects of the construct...
  7. ncbi request reprint Examination of emotional Stroop interference in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Steffen Moritz
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 42:671-82. 2004
    ..It deserves further consideration, that emotional interference effects in OCD as seen in other anxiety disorders occur when using idiosyncratic word material with a direct relation to the individual's primary concerns...
  8. doi request reprint Words may not be enough! No increased emotional Stroop effect in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Steffen Moritz
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 46:1101-4. 2008
    ..Finally, blockwise instead of random item administration and greater consideration of individual relevance may be crucial prerequisites for the effect to emerge...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dimensional structure of the Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale (Y-BOCS)
    Steffen Moritz
    University Hospital of Hamburg, Hospital for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistrasse 52, 20246, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 109:193-9. 2002
    ..Psychiatry Research 51 (1994) 203-211]...
  10. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of alexithymia in obsessive-compulsive patients treated with multimodal cognitive-behavioral therapy
    Michael Rufer
    University Hospital of Hamburg, Centre of Psychosocial Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychother Psychosom 73:101-6. 2004
    ..The present study evaluated the absolute and relative stability of alexithymia in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and the predictive value of alexithymia for the outcome of treatment...
  11. doi request reprint Evidence for an attentional bias for washing- and checking-relevant stimuli in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Steffen Moritz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:365-71. 2009
    ..OCD patients responded significantly slower to targets that were preceded by an OCD-relevant cue. Results lend support to the claim that OCD patients share a processing abnormality for concern-related visual material...
  12. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive impairment does not predict treatment outcome in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Steffen Moritz
    Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Hamburg, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 43:811-9. 2005
    ..It is concluded that neurocognitive impairment does not represent a reliable early warning sign for non-response to CBT...
  13. ncbi request reprint Severity of subjective cognitive impairment in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder and depression
    Steffen Moritz
    Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Martinistrabe 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Anxiety Disord 20:427-43. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint Dissociation and symptom dimensions of obsessive-compulsive disorder. A replication study
    Michael Rufer
    University Hospital of Zurich, Department of Psychiatry, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:146-50. 2006
    ..The aims of the present study were to replicate and extend previous findings of a significant link between certain OCD symptom dimensions and dissociation...
  15. ncbi request reprint A prospective long-term follow-up study of alexithymia in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Michael Rufer
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Zurich, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Compr Psychiatry 47:394-8. 2006
    ..We examined the temporal stability of alexithymia in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) over 6 years and the association of alexithymia with the long-term outcome of OCD...
  16. ncbi request reprint A check on the memory deficit hypothesis of obsessive-compulsive checking
    Steffen Moritz
    University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hospital for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:82-6. 2006
    ..To account for the inconclusive pattern of results in the literature, it is suggested that patients mistrust their memories and adopt checking rituals only when perceived responsibility is inflated...