Iris Tatjana Kolassa

Summary

Affiliation: University of Konstanz
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Hippocampal activity during the transverse patterning task declines with cognitive competence but not with age
    Vera M Leirer
    Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, University of Konstanz, Universitatsstr, 10, Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 11:113. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Association study of trauma load and SLC6A4 promoter polymorphism in posttraumatic stress disorder: evidence from survivors of the Rwandan genocide
    Iris Tatjana Kolassa
    Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology and Zukunftskolleg, University of Konstanz, Universitatsstrasse 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:543-7. 2010
  3. pmc Spider phobics more easily see a spider in morphed schematic pictures
    Iris Tatjana Kolassa
    Institute of Psychology, Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Am Steiger 3, 07743 Jena, Germany
    Behav Brain Funct 3:59. 2007
  4. pmc Altered oscillatory brain dynamics after repeated traumatic stress
    Iris Tatjana Kolassa
    Department of Psychology, Clinical and Neuropsychology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 7:56. 2007
  5. pmc Lack of cortisol response in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) undergoing a diagnostic interview
    Iris Tatjana Kolassa
    Clinical and Neuropsychology, University of Konstanz, Universitatsstr, 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 7:54. 2007
  6. doi request reprint The risk of posttraumatic stress disorder after trauma depends on traumatic load and the catechol-o-methyltransferase Val(158)Met polymorphism
    Iris Tatjana Kolassa
    University of Konstanz, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 67:304-8. 2010
  7. pmc Event-related potentials when identifying or color-naming threatening schematic stimuli in spider phobic and non-phobic individuals
    Iris Tatjana Kolassa
    Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 6:38. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychophysiological correlates of face processing in social phobia
    Iris Tatjana Kolassa
    Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, University of Konstanz, Germany
    Brain Res 1118:130-41. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological correlates of threat processing in spider phobics
    Iris Tatjana Kolassa
    Biological and Clinical Psychology, Institute of Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Jena, Germany
    Psychophysiology 42:520-30. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Victims of rape show increased cortisol responses to trauma reminders: a study in individuals with war- and torture-related PTSD
    Hannah Gola
    Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, University of Konstanz, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:213-20. 2012

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc Hippocampal activity during the transverse patterning task declines with cognitive competence but not with age
    Vera M Leirer
    Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, University of Konstanz, Universitatsstr, 10, Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 11:113. 2010
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Association study of trauma load and SLC6A4 promoter polymorphism in posttraumatic stress disorder: evidence from survivors of the Rwandan genocide
    Iris Tatjana Kolassa
    Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology and Zukunftskolleg, University of Konstanz, Universitatsstrasse 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:543-7. 2010
    ..The SLC6A4 gene, which encodes serotonin transporter, has been identified as predisposing toward differential emotional processing between genotypes of its promoter polymorphism...
  3. pmc Spider phobics more easily see a spider in morphed schematic pictures
    Iris Tatjana Kolassa
    Institute of Psychology, Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Am Steiger 3, 07743 Jena, Germany
    Behav Brain Funct 3:59. 2007
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  4. pmc Altered oscillatory brain dynamics after repeated traumatic stress
    Iris Tatjana Kolassa
    Department of Psychology, Clinical and Neuropsychology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 7:56. 2007
    ..Abnormal slow waves produced within circumscribed brain regions during a resting state have been associated with lesioned neural circuitry in neurological disorders and more recently also in mental illness...
  5. pmc Lack of cortisol response in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) undergoing a diagnostic interview
    Iris Tatjana Kolassa
    Clinical and Neuropsychology, University of Konstanz, Universitatsstr, 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 7:54. 2007
    ..This study investigated the cortisol response in traumatized refugees with PTSD during a detailed and standardized interview about their personal war and torture experiences...
  6. doi request reprint The risk of posttraumatic stress disorder after trauma depends on traumatic load and the catechol-o-methyltransferase Val(158)Met polymorphism
    Iris Tatjana Kolassa
    University of Konstanz, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 67:304-8. 2010
    ..The catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) Val158Met polymorphism has been found to affect fear extinction and might play a role in the etiology of anxiety disorders...
  7. pmc Event-related potentials when identifying or color-naming threatening schematic stimuli in spider phobic and non-phobic individuals
    Iris Tatjana Kolassa
    Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 6:38. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychophysiological correlates of face processing in social phobia
    Iris Tatjana Kolassa
    Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, University of Konstanz, Germany
    Brain Res 1118:130-41. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological correlates of threat processing in spider phobics
    Iris Tatjana Kolassa
    Biological and Clinical Psychology, Institute of Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Jena, Germany
    Psychophysiology 42:520-30. 2005
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Victims of rape show increased cortisol responses to trauma reminders: a study in individuals with war- and torture-related PTSD
    Hannah Gola
    Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, University of Konstanz, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:213-20. 2012
    ..We hypothesize, that the nearness of the perpetrator during the traumatic event might shape later psychophysiological responding to trauma reminders...
  11. pmc Increased levels of antigen-bound β-amyloid autoantibodies in serum and cerebrospinal fluid of Alzheimer's disease patients
    Madalina Maftei
    Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry and Biopolymer Structure Analysis, Department of Chemistry, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e68996. 2013
    ..These findings may contribute to elucidating the role of Aβ-autoantibodies in AD pathophysiology and their potential application in AD diagnosis. ..
  12. doi request reprint Effects of aging and mild cognitive impairment on electrophysiological correlates of performance monitoring
    Franka Thurm
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    J Alzheimers Dis 35:575-87. 2013
    ..These results indicate that electrophysiological correlates of performance monitoring (ERN and CRN) are differentially affected by aging and MCI...
  13. doi request reprint No PTSD-related differences in diurnal cortisol profiles of genocide survivors
    Cindy Eckart
    Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:523-31. 2009
    ..Future research should therefore closely monitor these possible confounds to optimize models for cortisol in research on stress-dependent illnesses...
  14. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance volumetry and spectroscopy of hippocampus and insula in relation to severe exposure of traumatic stress
    Cindy Eckart
    Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Psychophysiology 49:261-70. 2012
    ..Our results add to increasing evidence that PTSD-related, morphological alterations in the hippocampus are a consequence of early adversity or may result from other factors, such as extensive use of alcohol...
  15. doi request reprint Changes in cortical slow wave activity in healthy aging
    Vera Maria Leirer
    Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, University of Konstanz, Germany
    Brain Imaging Behav 5:222-8. 2011
    ..Increased appearance of slow waves as a marker for pathological stages can only be detected in relation to a control group of the same age...
  16. ncbi request reprint A case of spider phobia in a congenitally blind person
    Frauke Musial
    Institute of Psychology, Biological and Clinical Psychology, University of Jena, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 153:97-101. 2007
    ..We report on a congenitally blind person with spider phobia, showing that the acquisition of spider phobia does not necessarily depend on visual cues...
  17. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder is associated with an enhanced spontaneous production of pro-inflammatory cytokines by peripheral blood mononuclear cells
    Hannah Gola
    Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 13:40. 2013
    ..Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with an enhanced risk for cardiovascular and other inflammatory diseases. Chronic low-level inflammation has been suggested as a potential mechanism linking these conditions...
  18. pmc Structural alterations in lateral prefrontal, parietal and posterior midline regions of men with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
    Cindy Eckart
    Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Germany
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 36:176-86. 2011
    ..However, increasing evidence indicates that cortical regions extending beyond this network might also be implicated in the pathophysiology of PTSD. We aimed to investigate PTSD-related structural alterations in some of these regions...
  19. pmc Antigen-bound and free β-amyloid autoantibodies in serum of healthy adults
    Madalina Maftei
    Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry and Biopolymer Structure Analysis, Department of Chemistry, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e44516. 2012
    ..The ELISA serum determinations showed significantly higher levels of Aβ-IgG immune complexes compared to free Aβ-autoantibodies, while no correlation with age or cognitive performance of the participants was found...
  20. doi request reprint Substantial reduction of naïve and regulatory T cells following traumatic stress
    Annette Sommershof
    Division of Immunology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Brain Behav Immun 23:1117-24. 2009
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Increased cortisol concentrations in hair of severely traumatized Ugandan individuals with PTSD
    Susann Steudte
    Department of Psychology, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 36:1193-200. 2011
    ..Future research examining participants after traumatic events at different follow-up periods is needed to determine the specific influence of time interval since traumatization...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of task conditions on brain responses to threatening faces in social phobics: an event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    Thomas Straube
    Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Am Steiger 3 1, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 56:921-30. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to identify brain activation to socially threatening stimuli in social phobic subjects during different experimental conditions...
  23. ncbi request reprint A deletion variant of the alpha2b-adrenoceptor is related to emotional memory in Europeans and Africans
    Dominique J F de Quervain
    Division of Psychiatry Research, University of Zurich, Lenggstr 31, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Nat Neurosci 10:1137-9. 2007
    ....