Tobias Hecker

Summary

Affiliation: University of Konstanz
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint 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. doi request reprint 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. pmc 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 request reprint Corporal punishment and children's externalizing problems: A cross-sectional study of Tanzanian primary school aged children
    Tobias Hecker
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, 78567 Konstanz, Germany Vivo International, Germany 1
    Child Abuse Negl 38:884-92. 2014
  5. pmc 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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Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint 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. doi request reprint 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. pmc 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 request reprint Corporal punishment and children's externalizing problems: A cross-sectional study of Tanzanian primary school aged children
    Tobias Hecker
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, 78567 Konstanz, Germany Vivo International, Germany 1
    Child Abuse Negl 38:884-92. 2014
    ..Our findings emphasize the need to inform parents, teachers and governmental organizations, especially in low-income countries, about the adverse consequences of using corporal punishment be it at home or at school. ..
  5. pmc 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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