Tobias Hecker

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Affiliation: University of Konstanz
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi Does perpetrating violence damage mental health? Differences between forcibly recruited and voluntary combatants in DR Congo
    Tobias Hecker
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    J Trauma Stress 26:142-8. 2013
  2. ncbi Appetitive aggression in former combatants--derived from the ongoing conflict in DR Congo
    Tobias Hecker
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Int J Law Psychiatry 35:244-9. 2012
  3. ncbi When combat prevents PTSD symptoms--results from a survey with former child soldiers in Northern Uganda
    Roland Weierstall
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 12:41. 2012
  4. ncbi Childhood adversity, mental ill-health and aggressive behavior in an African orphanage: Changes in response to trauma-focused therapy and the implementation of a new instructional system
    Katharin Hermenau
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Box 23 25, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 5:29. 2011

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Publications4

  1. ncbi Does perpetrating violence damage mental health? Differences between forcibly recruited and voluntary combatants in DR Congo
    Tobias Hecker
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    J Trauma Stress 26:142-8. 2013
    ..Thus, perpetrating violence may not necessarily qualify as a traumatic stressor. Further studies might consider assessing the combatant's perception of committing violent acts...
  2. ncbi Appetitive aggression in former combatants--derived from the ongoing conflict in DR Congo
    Tobias Hecker
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Int J Law Psychiatry 35:244-9. 2012
    ..Joining an armed group on one's own accord indicates pre-existing appetitive aggression. However, joining young and perpetrating violence on a regular basis seem to intensify the appetite for aggression...
  3. ncbi When combat prevents PTSD symptoms--results from a survey with former child soldiers in Northern Uganda
    Roland Weierstall
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 12:41. 2012
    ..We argue that perpetrating violence could actually 'immunize' a person against adverse effects of traumatic stressors, significantly reducing the risk of developing PTSD...
  4. ncbi Childhood adversity, mental ill-health and aggressive behavior in an African orphanage: Changes in response to trauma-focused therapy and the implementation of a new instructional system
    Katharin Hermenau
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Box 23 25, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 5:29. 2011
    ..abstract:..