A Karow

Summary

Affiliation: University of Hamburg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Insight and quality of life in schizophrenia: recent findings and treatment implications
    Anne Karow
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, and The Saarland University Hospital, Homburg, Germany
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 19:637-41. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint PANSS syndromes and quality of life in schizophrenia
    A Karow
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychopathology 38:320-6. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint [Treatment oriented to subjective well- being rather than symptom amelioration "at all costs"--paradigm change in treatment with antipsychotics]
    A Karow
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf
    MMW Fortschr Med 147:44-5. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of subjective well-being, symptoms, and side effects with compliance after 12 months of treatment in schizophrenia
    Anne Karow
    Center for Psychosocial Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:75-80. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The dilemma of insight into illness in schizophrenia: self- and expert-rated insight and quality of life
    A Karow
    Department for Psychiatry und Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 258:152-9. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Association of personality disorders, family conflicts and treatment with quality of life in opiate addiction
    A Karow
    Department of Psychiatry und Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Addict Res 14:38-46. 2008
  7. doi request reprint [Subjective view of positive symptoms and quality of life in patients with schizophrenia]
    Anne Karow
    Zentrum fur Psychosoziale Medizin, Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg
    Psychiatr Prax 35:286-93. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Quality of life under maintenance treatment with heroin versus methadone in patients with opioid dependence
    A Karow
    University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 112:209-15. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint What would the patient choose? Subjective comparison of atypical and typical neuroleptics
    A Karow
    University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry und Psychotherapy
    Pharmacopsychiatry 39:47-51. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Quality of life profiles and changes in the course of maintenance treatment among 1,015 patients with severe opioid dependence
    A Karow
    University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hamburg, Germany
    Subst Use Misuse 46:705-15. 2011

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Insight and quality of life in schizophrenia: recent findings and treatment implications
    Anne Karow
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, and The Saarland University Hospital, Homburg, Germany
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 19:637-41. 2006
    ..The concept of insight has long been considered important for engagement in treatment, psychotherapeutic progress and good prognosis...
  2. ncbi request reprint PANSS syndromes and quality of life in schizophrenia
    A Karow
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychopathology 38:320-6. 2005
    ..The leading hypotheses were: (1) affective symptoms, especially depression and anxiety, are mostly associated with QOL longitudinally and (2) in the acute phase, QOL is also associated with positive schizophrenia symptoms...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Treatment oriented to subjective well- being rather than symptom amelioration "at all costs"--paradigm change in treatment with antipsychotics]
    A Karow
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf
    MMW Fortschr Med 147:44-5. 2005
    ..With this approach, the physician-patient relationship, compliance and the long-term prognosis can all be appreciably improved...
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of subjective well-being, symptoms, and side effects with compliance after 12 months of treatment in schizophrenia
    Anne Karow
    Center for Psychosocial Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:75-80. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The dilemma of insight into illness in schizophrenia: self- and expert-rated insight and quality of life
    A Karow
    Department for Psychiatry und Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 258:152-9. 2008
    ..It was hypothesised that patients with greater self- and expert-rated insight into illness report lower QOL compared to patients with poor insight...
  6. doi request reprint Association of personality disorders, family conflicts and treatment with quality of life in opiate addiction
    A Karow
    Department of Psychiatry und Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Addict Res 14:38-46. 2008
    ..Methods: 107 participants with long-term opiate addiction were included and interviewed at entry with the Europ-ASI and the PDQ-R. QOL (SF-36) and changes in different domains of the Europ-ASI were assessed after 2 years...
  7. doi request reprint [Subjective view of positive symptoms and quality of life in patients with schizophrenia]
    Anne Karow
    Zentrum fur Psychosoziale Medizin, Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg
    Psychiatr Prax 35:286-93. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was the investigation of positive symptoms and quality of life from the subjective perspective of patients with schizophrenia...
  8. doi request reprint Quality of life under maintenance treatment with heroin versus methadone in patients with opioid dependence
    A Karow
    University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 112:209-15. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint What would the patient choose? Subjective comparison of atypical and typical neuroleptics
    A Karow
    University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry und Psychotherapy
    Pharmacopsychiatry 39:47-51. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to compare atypical and typical neuroleptics from the patient's perspective...
  10. doi request reprint Quality of life profiles and changes in the course of maintenance treatment among 1,015 patients with severe opioid dependence
    A Karow
    University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hamburg, Germany
    Subst Use Misuse 46:705-15. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to assess health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients diagnosed with opioid dependence as compared to healthy controls and patients diagnosed with depression and schizophrenia...
  11. doi request reprint Remission as perceived by people with schizophrenia, family members and psychiatrists
    A Karow
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Psychosis Early Detection and Intervention Centre, Centre for Psychosocial Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 27:426-31. 2012
    ..The aim of this observational study was to assess symptomatic remission by patients with schizophrenia, family members and psychiatrists and to compare their assessments with standardized criteria and clinical measures...
  12. doi request reprint Treatment of severe agitation with olanzapine in 166 patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective, or bipolar I disorder
    M Lambert
    Psychosis Early Detection and Intervention Centre PEDIC, Centre for Psychosocial Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Centre, Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    Pharmacopsychiatry 41:182-9. 2008
    ..Agitation is a common phenomenon in schizophrenia or acute mania. Because of the inability of patients to give informed consent in such situations, data from consenting studies are limited...
  13. doi request reprint Remitted but still impaired? Symptomatic versus functional remission in patients with schizophrenia
    A Karow
    Psychosis Early Detection and Intervention Centre, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Centre for Psychosocial Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 27:401-5. 2012
    ..This observational study was aimed at the investigation of deficits in daily functioning, symptoms and subjective well-being in remitted and non-remitted patients with schizophrenia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Subjective well-being and initial dysphoric reaction under antipsychotic drugs - concepts, measurement and clinical relevance
    M Lambert
    Centre for Psychosocial Medicine, Department for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Pharmacopsychiatry 36:S181-90. 2003
    ..This article reviews existing literature in order to approach relevant questions for pharmacotherapy...
  15. doi request reprint Early- and delayed antipsychotic response and prediction of outcome in 528 severely impaired patients with schizophrenia treated with amisulpride
    M Lambert
    Psychosis Early Detection and Intervention Centre PEDIC, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Centre for Psychosocial Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf
    Pharmacopsychiatry 42:277-83. 2009
    ..Limiting factors of these studies include the restriction on symptomatic outcome, the inclusion of mostly moderately ill patients, and the use of various antipsychotics...
  16. ncbi request reprint Rates and predictors of remission and recovery during 3 years in 392 never-treated patients with schizophrenia
    M Lambert
    Psychosis Early Detection and Intervention Centre, Centre for Psychosocial Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:220-9. 2008
    ..Few studies have prospectively examined remission and recovery as well as their predictors in schizophrenia simultaneously. Aims of the study were to identify remission and recovery rates as well as their predictors in schizophrenia...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of present and past antipsychotic side effects on attitude toward typical antipsychotic treatment and adherence
    M Lambert
    Centre for Psychosocial Medicine, Department for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Hamburg, Martini Street 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 19:415-22. 2004
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Subjective well-being and quality of life under atypical antipsychotic treatment
    A Karow
    University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 162:3-10. 2002
    ..Furthermore, the benefit of introducing atypical antipsychotics early in the course of illness and their particular benefit in combination with rehabilitative non-pharmacological treatment is discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Good tolerability equals good results: the patient's perspective
    D Naber
    Hospital of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Hamburg, Martinistrasse 52, D 20247 Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 11:S391-6. 2001
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in blepharospasm or hemifacial spasm
    J Reimer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Hamburg, Hamburg
    Acta Neurol Scand 111:64-70. 2005
    ..Health-related quality of life (HRQL) has become an important outcome criterion of medical interventions, but was hardly studied in patients with facial spasms...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Outpatient prescription of atypical antipsychotics for schizophrenic patients after discharge from hospital treatment]
    Ingo Schafer
    Universitätsklinik Hamburg Eppendorf, Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychiatr Prax 31:74-7. 2004
    ..However, global statistics of prescriptions are difficult to interpret. To get data of the current practice, 132 patients treated with atypical antipsychotics in a university clinic were followed-up one year later...
  22. ncbi request reprint Dissociative symptoms in alcohol-dependent patients: associations with childhood trauma and substance abuse characteristics
    Ingo Schafer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Compr Psychiatry 48:539-45. 2007
    ..The present study aimed to further examine the level of dissociation and the trauma-dissociation relationship in a sample of alcohol-dependent patients, taking potential mediating factors into account...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Subjective well-being under antipsychotic treatment and its meaning for compliance and course of disease]
    Dieter Naber
    Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie
    Psychiatr Prax 31:S230-2. 2004
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Prediction of remission as a combination of symptomatic and functional remission and adequate subjective well-being in 2960 patients with schizophrenia
    Martin Lambert
    Psychosis Early Detection and Intervention Centre PEDIC, Centre for Psychosocial Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1690-7. 2006
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of schizophrenia and galactosemia: effective clozapine treatment with weight gain
    Christian Haasen
    Department of Psychiary and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 18:113-5. 2003
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint The impact of diagnosis and plaque radiotherapy treatment of malignant choroidal melanoma on patients' quality of life
    Jens Reimer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychooncology 15:1077-85. 2006
    ..The MCM diagnosis compromises QOL, which is additionally impaired by radiotherapy. Regular QOL assessment can help to identify patients at risk, facilitate provision of psychosocial treatment and may thus improve patient satisfaction...
  27. 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...