B M Kudielka

Summary

Affiliation: University of Trier
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cortisol day profiles in victims of mobbing (bullying at the work place): preliminary results of a first psychobiological field study
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    J Psychosom Res 56:149-50. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Salivary cortisol sampling compliance: comparison of patients and healthy volunteers
    Joan E Broderick
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Putnam Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8790, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 29:636-50. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Is the cortisol awakening rise a response to awakening?
    Ines Wilhelm
    Department of Psychobiology, University of Trier, Johanniterufer 15, 54290 Trier, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:358-66. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Further support for higher salivary cortisol levels in "morning" compared to "evening" persons
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    Department of Theoretical and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Trier, Trier, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 62:595-6. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Cortisol dysregulation in school teachers in relation to burnout, vital exhaustion, and effort-reward-imbalance
    Silja Bellingrath
    Department of Theoretical and Clinical Psychobiology, Graduate School of Psychobiology, University of Trier, Johanniterufer 15, D 54290 Trier, Germany
    Biol Psychol 78:104-13. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Exhaustion is associated with reduced habituation of free cortisol responses to repeated acute psychosocial stress
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Psychobiology, University of Trier, Johanniterufer 15, D 54290 Trier, Germany
    Biol Psychol 72:147-53. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Morningness and eveningness: the free cortisol rise after awakening in "early birds" and "night owls"
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Psychobiology, University of Trier, Johanniterufer 15, D 54290 Trier, Germany
    Biol Psychol 72:141-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in HPA axis responses to stress: a review
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Psychobiology, University of Trier, Johanniterufer 15, D 54290 Trier, Germany
    Biol Psychol 69:113-32. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Circadian cortisol profiles and psychological self-reports in shift workers with and without recent change in the shift rotation system
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    Department of Theoretical and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Trier, Johanniterufer 15, D 54290 Trier, Germany
    Biol Psychol 74:92-103. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Compliance with ambulatory saliva sampling in the chicago health, aging, and social relations study and associations with social support
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    Graduate School of Psychobiology, University of Trier, Trier, Germany
    Ann Behav Med 34:209-16. 2007

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Cortisol day profiles in victims of mobbing (bullying at the work place): preliminary results of a first psychobiological field study
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    J Psychosom Res 56:149-50. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Salivary cortisol sampling compliance: comparison of patients and healthy volunteers
    Joan E Broderick
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Putnam Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8790, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 29:636-50. 2004
    ..This study investigated compliance with salivary cortisol sampling in a 7-day protocol. Impact of non-compliance on cortisol data was evaluated...
  3. ncbi request reprint Is the cortisol awakening rise a response to awakening?
    Ines Wilhelm
    Department of Psychobiology, University of Trier, Johanniterufer 15, 54290 Trier, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:358-66. 2007
    ..Although the cortisol awakening response is modulated by circadian influences, it primarily reflects phasic psychophysiological processes specific to the sleep-wake transition...
  4. ncbi request reprint Further support for higher salivary cortisol levels in "morning" compared to "evening" persons
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    Department of Theoretical and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Trier, Trier, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 62:595-6. 2007
    ..04). In sum, the present data seem to corroborate the idea of higher daytime cortisol levels in morning relative to evening types in a sample of healthy middle-aged male and female adults...
  5. doi request reprint Cortisol dysregulation in school teachers in relation to burnout, vital exhaustion, and effort-reward-imbalance
    Silja Bellingrath
    Department of Theoretical and Clinical Psychobiology, Graduate School of Psychobiology, University of Trier, Johanniterufer 15, D 54290 Trier, Germany
    Biol Psychol 78:104-13. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Exhaustion is associated with reduced habituation of free cortisol responses to repeated acute psychosocial stress
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Psychobiology, University of Trier, Johanniterufer 15, D 54290 Trier, Germany
    Biol Psychol 72:147-53. 2006
    ..Absence of normal habituation might be one potential mechanism how exhaustion relates to increased disease vulnerability...
  7. ncbi request reprint Morningness and eveningness: the free cortisol rise after awakening in "early birds" and "night owls"
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Psychobiology, University of Trier, Johanniterufer 15, D 54290 Trier, Germany
    Biol Psychol 72:141-6. 2006
    ..In sum, individual chronotype should be acknowledged as one further possible source of interindividual variability in the cortisol rise after awakening...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in HPA axis responses to stress: a review
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Psychobiology, University of Trier, Johanniterufer 15, D 54290 Trier, Germany
    Biol Psychol 69:113-32. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Circadian cortisol profiles and psychological self-reports in shift workers with and without recent change in the shift rotation system
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    Department of Theoretical and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Trier, Johanniterufer 15, D 54290 Trier, Germany
    Biol Psychol 74:92-103. 2007
    ..Results of a psychological assessment including exhaustion, chronic stress, effort-reward imbalance, and ratings of sleep quality and sleep length are also presented...
  10. ncbi request reprint Compliance with ambulatory saliva sampling in the chicago health, aging, and social relations study and associations with social support
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    Graduate School of Psychobiology, University of Trier, Trier, Germany
    Ann Behav Med 34:209-16. 2007
    ..Noncompliance with instructed saliva sampling times in ambulatory settings can compromise resulting cortisol findings...
  11. doi request reprint Circulating fibrinogen but not D-dimer level is associated with vital exhaustion in school teachers
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    Department of Theoretical and Clinical Psychobiology, Graduate School of Psychobiology, University of Trier, Trier, Germany
    Stress 11:250-8. 2008
    ..Elevated fibrinogen might be one biological pathway by which chronic work stress may impact on teachers' cardiovascular health in the long run...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cortisol in burnout and vital exhaustion: an overview
    B M Kudielka
    Department of Theoretical and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Trier, Johanniterufer 15, D 54290 Trier, Germany
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 28:34-42. 2006
    ..Finally, we briefly discuss possible methodologically confounders and speculate on underlying mechanisms explaining, at least in part, how burnout and vital exhaustion might relate to disease vulnerability...
  13. ncbi request reprint Impact of gender, menstrual cycle phase, and oral contraceptives on the activity of the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis
    C Kirschbaum
    Center for Psychobiological and Psychosomatic Research, University of Trier, Germany
    Psychosom Med 61:154-62. 1999
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate sex-specific HPA response patterns with a focus on the contribution of gonadal steroids as possible mediators...
  14. ncbi request reprint Age and sex steroid-related changes in glucocorticoid sensitivity of pro-inflammatory cytokine production after psychosocial stress
    Nicolas Rohleder
    Center for Psychobiological and Psychosomatic Research, University of Trier, Germany
    J Neuroimmunol 126:69-77. 2002
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  15. doi request reprint Chronic work stress and exhaustion is associated with higher allostastic load in female school teachers
    Silja Bellingrath
    Department of Theoretical and Clinical Psychobiology, Graduate School of Psychobiology, University of Trier, D 54290 Trier, Germany
    Stress 12:37-48. 2009
    ..Although all teachers had been in a good health status, chronic work stress as well as exhaustion appears to be associated with changes in a multi-system summary indicator of physiological risk...
  16. doi request reprint Salivary cortisol as a biomarker in stress research
    Dirk H Hellhammer
    Psychology, Department of Clinical and Physiological Psychology, University of Trier, Johanniterufer 15, 54290 Trier, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:163-71. 2009
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  17. doi request reprint Sex-specific prenatal programming: a risk for fibromyalgia?
    P O Klingmann
    Center for Psychobiological and Psychosomatic Research FPP, University of Trier, Trier, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1148:446-55. 2008
    ..94, P= 0.038). Additionally, more than 70% reported severe psychological stress alone or in combination with other factors at disease onset...
  18. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life measured by the SF12 in working populations: associations with psychosocial work characteristics
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Psychobiology, University of Trier, Trier, Germany
    J Occup Health Psychol 10:429-40. 2005
    ..Psychosocial work characteristics account for relevant proportions in the subjective perception of mental health beyond a wide array of medical variables and personality factors...
  19. ncbi request reprint No effect of 5-day treatment with acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) or the beta-blocker propranolol (Inderal) on free cortisol responses to acute psychosocial stress: a randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    Department of Theoretical and Clinical Psychobiology, Graduate School of Psychobiology, University of Trier, Trier, Germany
    Neuropsychobiology 56:159-66. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Compliance with saliva sampling protocols: electronic monitoring reveals invalid cortisol daytime profiles in noncompliant subjects
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    Department of Experimental Psychology II, University of Dusseldorf, Germany
    Psychosom Med 65:313-9. 2003
    ..This study investigated how accurately subjects adhered to the instructions to collect six saliva samples throughout 1 day...
  21. ncbi request reprint Relationship between overnight neuroendocrine activity and morning haemostasis in working men
    Roland von Kanel
    Institute for Behavioral Sciences, Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Sci (Lond) 107:89-95. 2004
    ..Although overnight SNS hyperactivity was associated independently with morning hypercoagulability, the relationship between the activity of HPAA and haemostasis was mediated by traditional cardiovascular risk factors...
  22. doi request reprint Stress, health and ageing: a focus on postmenopausal women
    Oliver T Wolf
    Department of Cognitive Psychology, Ruhr University Bochum, Universitatsstrasse 150, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Menopause Int 14:129-33. 2008
    ..At the end, the concept of allostatic load (AL) is described, which aims at a broader assessment of the impact of stress on the individual. The strengths and also the current limitations of the AL concept are highlighted...
  23. doi request reprint The effects of aspirin and nonselective beta blockade on the acute prothrombotic response to psychosocial stress in apparently healthy subjects
    Roland von Kanel
    Department of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Berne, Switzerland
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 51:231-8. 2008
    ..This suggests that these cardiovascular drugs might exert limited protection from the development of stress-triggered coronary thrombosis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Acute HPA axis responses, heart rate, and mood changes to psychosocial stress (TSST) in humans at different times of day
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH, Turnerstr 1, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 29:983-92. 2004
    ..We conclude that comparable HPA axis and heart rate stress responses to psychosocial stress can be measured in the morning and afternoon...
  25. ncbi request reprint Differential heart rate reactivity and recovery after psychosocial stress (TSST) in healthy children, younger adults, and elderly adults: the impact of age and gender
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Behav Med 11:116-21. 2004
    ..In sum, this reanalysis revealed differential heart rate responses and recovery after exposition to the TSST in healthy children, younger adults, and elderly adults...
  26. ncbi request reprint The interrelationship of psychosocial risk factors for coronary artery disease in a working population: do we measure distinct or overlapping psychological concepts?
    Brigitte M Kudielka
    Institute for Behavioral Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
    Behav Med 30:35-43. 2004
    ..This strengthens the assumption that the psychometric scales used constitute distinct psychological concepts, in particular, depressive symptomatology and negative affectivity versus vital exhaustion...
  27. ncbi request reprint Overcommitment to work is associated with vital exhaustion
    Daniel Preckel
    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH, Institute for Behavioral Sciences, Turnerstrasse 1, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 78:117-22. 2005
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  28. ncbi request reprint Opposite effect of negative and positive affect on stress procoagulant reactivity
    Roland von Kanel
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Division of Psychosomatic Medicine, University Hospital Berne, Switzerland
    Physiol Behav 86:61-8. 2005
    ..Negative affect was associated with attenuated procoagulant reactivity to stress and the opposite was observed for positive affect. Negative affect is not likely to enhance the acute procoagulant stress response in healthy men...
  29. ncbi request reprint The effect of natural habituation on coagulation responses to acute mental stress and recovery in men
    Roland von Kanel
    Department of General Internal Medicine Division of Psychosomatic Medicine, University Hospital Inselspital, CH 3010 Berne, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 92:1327-35. 2004
    ..An incapacity of the coagulation system to adapt to stress repeats is perhaps a consequence of evolution, but might also contribute to increased coronary risk in some individuals, particularly in those with cardiovascular diseases...
  30. ncbi request reprint Parity does not alter baseline or stimulated activity of the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis in women
    Ilona S Federenko
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, 3340 Social Ecology II, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 48:703-11. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Delayed response and lack of habituation in plasma interleukin-6 to acute mental stress in men
    Roland von Kanel
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Division of Psychosomatic Medicine, University Hospital Berne, Switzerland
    Brain Behav Immun 20:40-8. 2006
    ..The hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis may attenuate stress reactivity of IL-6. The lack of habituation in IL-6 responses to daily stress could subject at-risk individuals to higher atherosclerotic morbidity and mortality...
  32. pmc Day-to-day dynamics of experience--cortisol associations in a population-based sample of older adults
    Emma K Adam
    School of Education and Social Policy and Cells to Society Center, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:17058-63. 2006
    ..Results are consistent with a dynamic and transactional function of cortisol as both a transducer of psychosocial and emotional experience into physiological activation and an influence on feelings of energy and physical well-being...
  33. ncbi request reprint Different contribution of interleukin-6 and cortisol activity to total plasma fibrin concentration and to acute mental stress-induced fibrin formation
    Roland von Kanel
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Division of Psychosomatic Medicine, University Hospital, CH 3010 Berne, Switzerland
    Clin Sci (Lond) 109:61-7. 2005
    ..Pro-inflammatory and procoagulant changes with stress were associated. Aside from fibrinogen reactivity, IL-6 reactivity was an independent predictor of stress-induced fibrin formation...
  34. doi request reprint Association between burnout and circulating levels of pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines in schoolteachers
    Roland von Kanel
    Division of Psychosomatic Medicine, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital and University of Bern, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Res 65:51-9. 2008
    ..Knowing that a chronic low-grade systemic inflammatory state contributes to atherosclerosis, we investigated circulating cytokine levels in relation to burnout symptoms...
  35. ncbi request reprint Relation of morning serum cortisol to prothrombotic activity in women with stable coronary artery disease
    Roland von Kanel
    Department of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Berne 3010, Switzerland
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 25:165-72. 2008
    ..We hypothesized a direct relationship between cortisol and hemostasis factors related to a prothrombotic state in coronary artery disease...
  36. ncbi request reprint Relationship between hemoconcentration and blood coagulation responses to acute mental stress
    Lilian Zgraggen
    Institute for Behavioral Sciences, Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Thromb Res 115:175-83. 2005
    ..Acute mental stress elicits reliable changes in blood coagulation factors. We studied whether stress-related changes in coagulation measures are associated with concomitant hemoconcentration...
  37. doi request reprint Effects of aspirin and propranolol on the acute psychological stress response in factor VIII coagulant activity: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled experimental study
    Roland von Kanel
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Swiss Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 19:75-81. 2008
    ..The effect of single aspirin on the acute clotting factor VIII stress response was indistinguishable from a placebo effect...
  38. ncbi request reprint Aspirin, but not propranolol, attenuates the acute stress-induced increase in circulating levels of interleukin-6: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Roland von Kanel
    Department of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Bern, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Brain Behav Immun 22:150-7. 2008
    ..Aspirin but not propranolol attenuated the stress-induced increase in plasma IL-6 levels. This suggests one mechanism by which aspirin treatment might reduce the risk of atherothrombotic events triggered by acute mental stress...
  39. ncbi request reprint The effect of repeated acute mental stress on habituation and recovery responses in hemoconcentration and blood cells in healthy men
    Katharina Mischler
    Institute for Behavioral Sciences, Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
    Life Sci 77:1166-79. 2005
    ..Plasma volume shift accompanying stress affects the time course of stress polycytosis...