S Moritz

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi Assessment of subjective cognitive and emotional effects of antipsychotic drugs. Effect by defect?
    Steffen Moritz
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Neuropharmacology 72:179-86. 2013
  2. doi Response confidence for emotion perception in schizophrenia using a Continuous Facial Sequence Task
    Steffen Moritz
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 200:202-7. 2012
  3. doi Do it yourself? Self-help and online therapy for people with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Steffen Moritz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 24:541-8. 2011
  4. doi Antipsychotic treatment beyond antipsychotics: metacognitive intervention for schizophrenia patients improves delusional symptoms
    S Moritz
    Hospital for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrase 52, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychol Med 41:1823-32. 2011
  5. doi Psychotic-like cognitive biases in borderline personality disorder
    Steffen Moritz
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistr 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 42:349-54. 2011
  6. ncbi Enhanced semantic priming in thought-disordered schizophrenic patients using a word pronunciation task
    S Moritz
    Universitäts Krankenhaus Hamburg Eppendorf, Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Schizophr Res 48:301-5. 2001
  7. ncbi Neuropsychological correlates of schizophrenic syndromes in patients treated with atypical neuroleptics
    S Moritz
    Universitäts Krankenhaus Hamburg Eppendorf, Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 16:354-61. 2001
  8. doi Further evidence for the efficacy of a metacognitive group training in schizophrenia
    S Moritz
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 49:151-7. 2011
  9. doi Decision making under uncertainty and mood induction: further evidence for liberal acceptance in schizophrenia
    S Moritz
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hospital for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychol Med 39:1821-9. 2009
  10. doi 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

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. doi Assessment of subjective cognitive and emotional effects of antipsychotic drugs. Effect by defect?
    Steffen Moritz
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Neuropharmacology 72:179-86. 2013
    ..Induction of doubt and dampening of emotion may be one reason why antipsychotics work and at the same time offer an explanation why they are experienced as rather unpleasant and are eventually discontinued by many patients...
  2. doi Response confidence for emotion perception in schizophrenia using a Continuous Facial Sequence Task
    Steffen Moritz
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 200:202-7. 2012
    ..While the study supports the view that the examination of confidence adds unique information to our understanding of social cognition, several methodological limitations render its findings preliminary...
  3. doi Do it yourself? Self-help and online therapy for people with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Steffen Moritz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 24:541-8. 2011
    ..Strategies to deal with methodological problems that notoriously plague Internet research are discussed...
  4. doi Antipsychotic treatment beyond antipsychotics: metacognitive intervention for schizophrenia patients improves delusional symptoms
    S Moritz
    Hospital for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrase 52, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychol Med 41:1823-32. 2011
    ..The present trial combined group MCT with an individualized cognitive-behavioural therapy-oriented approach entitled individualized metacognitive therapy for psychosis (MCT+) and compared it against an active control...
  5. doi Psychotic-like cognitive biases in borderline personality disorder
    Steffen Moritz
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistr 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 42:349-54. 2011
    ..The study awaits replication with larger samples, but we tentatively suggest that the investigation of psychosis-related cognitive biases may prove useful for the understanding and treatment of BPD...
  6. ncbi Enhanced semantic priming in thought-disordered schizophrenic patients using a word pronunciation task
    S Moritz
    Universitäts Krankenhaus Hamburg Eppendorf, Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Schizophr Res 48:301-5. 2001
    ..Results were not moderated by sociodemographic background variables, psychomotor slowing and psychopathological symptoms other than thought disorder...
  7. ncbi Neuropsychological correlates of schizophrenic syndromes in patients treated with atypical neuroleptics
    S Moritz
    Universitäts Krankenhaus Hamburg Eppendorf, Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 16:354-61. 2001
    ..Previous findings reporting correlations between negative symptomatology and neurocognition may have been confounded by the adverse consequences of typical neuroleptics...
  8. doi Further evidence for the efficacy of a metacognitive group training in schizophrenia
    S Moritz
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 49:151-7. 2011
    ..No differences occurred on the PANSS. The present study confirms prior reports that MCT exerts beneficial effects on some cognitive and symptomatic parameters...
  9. doi Decision making under uncertainty and mood induction: further evidence for liberal acceptance in schizophrenia
    S Moritz
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hospital for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychol Med 39:1821-9. 2009
    ..Cognitive biases, especially jumping to conclusions (JTC), are ascribed a vital role in the pathogenesis of schizophrenia. This study set out to explore motivational factors for JTC using a newly developed paradigm...
  10. doi 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...
  11. ncbi Improvement of schizophrenic patients' subjective well-being under atypical antipsychotic drugs
    D Naber
    Universitäts Krankenhaus Hamburg Eppendorf, Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Schizophr Res 50:79-88. 2001
    ..It is concluded that the assessment of subjective well-being under antipsychotic treatment provides an independent outcome measure which is relevant to compliance...
  12. ncbi Subjective cognitive dysfunction in first-episode and chronic schizophrenic patients
    S Moritz
    Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Clinic Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Compr Psychiatry 42:213-6. 2001
    ..In marked contrast to a Kraepelinian view of schizophrenia, the present data confirm previous studies conducted with objective neuropsychological tests that schizophrenia is a neurodevelopmental rather than a neurodegenerative disorder...
  13. doi 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...
  14. ncbi 'Hyper-priming' in thought-disordered schizophrenic patients
    S Moritz
    , , Hamburg, Germany
    Psychol Med 31:221-9. 2001
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  15. ncbi Impact of comorbid depressive symptoms on neuropsychological performance in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    S Moritz
    University Hospital of Hamburg Eppendorf, Hospital for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Neuropsychological and Behavioral Unit, Germany
    J Abnorm Psychol 110:653-7. 2001
    ..Moreover, patients with high HRSD scores exhibited deficits on a (creative) verbal fluency task. It is suggested that comorbid depressive symptoms may have artificially inflated some executive deficit scores in previous studies...
  16. ncbi Negative priming in schizophrenia: effects of masking and prime presentation time
    S Moritz
    Universitäts Krankenhaus Hamburg Eppendorf, Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Schizophr Res 48:291-9. 2001
    ..Results strongly suggest that reduced negative priming in schizophrenics may not be due to reduced cognitive inhibition but mirrors perceptual deficits...
  17. doi Memory and metamemory in schizophrenia: a liberal acceptance account of psychosis
    S Moritz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychol Med 38:825-32. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to test a central assumption of the LA account: false alarms in schizophrenia should be particularly increased when the distractor-target resemblance is weak relative to a control group...
  18. ncbi An analysis of the specificity and the syndromal correlates of verbal memory impairments in schizophrenia
    S Moritz
    Universitäts Krankenhaus Hamburg Eppendorf, Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Martinistrasse 52, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 101:23-31. 2001
    ..The major deficit in both schizophrenic and depressive patients is inferred to be the capability to learn...
  19. ncbi Randomized double blind comparison of olanzapine vs. clozapine on subjective well-being and clinical outcome in patients with schizophrenia
    D Naber
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 111:106-15. 2005
    ..This randomized double-blind multicenter trial evaluated the effects of olanzapine vs. clozapine on subjective well-being, quality of life (QOL) and clinical outcome...
  20. ncbi The impact of substance use disorders on clinical outcome in 643 patients with first-episode psychosis
    M Lambert
    Centre for Psychosocial Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Psychosis Early Detection and Intervention Centre PEDIC, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 112:141-8. 2005
    ..The main aim of the present study was to assess the impact of baseline SUD and course of SUD on remission of positive symptoms...
  21. ncbi 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...
  22. ncbi 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...
  23. ncbi Source monitoring and memory confidence in schizophrenia
    S Moritz
    Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychol Med 33:131-9. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that patients would show a bias to attribute self-generated words to an external source. Furthermore, it was expected that schizophrenic patients would be overconfident regarding false memory attributions...
  24. doi Applicability of the Clinical Global Impressions-Aggression (CGI-A) scale for use in file audit trials
    C G Huber
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Centre for Psychosocial Medicine, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Pharmacopsychiatry 44:189-92. 2011
    ..32; p=0.001) and BPRS resistance (r=0.25; p=0.011), to aggression at admission (r=0.70; p<0.001) and to involuntary treatment (r=0.55; p<0.001). The CGI-A retains high construct and face validity in retrospective trials...
  25. ncbi Enhanced perceived responsibility decreases metamemory but not memory accuracy in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
    S Moritz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 45:2044-52. 2007
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  26. ncbi 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
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  27. doi [Obsessive-compulsive disorder: psychosocial consequences and quality of life: a review]
    M Hauschildt
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg, Hamburg, Deutschland
    Nervenarzt 82:281-2, 284, 286, passim. 2011
    ..Interventions would be desirable which directly involve the patient's social environment and more specifically target those problems which are associated with the present symptom dimension (e.g., contamination/washing)...
  28. ncbi Symptom dimensions in obsessive-compulsive disorder: prediction of cognitive-behavior therapy outcome
    M Rufer
    Center of Psychosocial Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Hamburg, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 113:440-6. 2006
    ..This study aimed to evaluate whether certain OCD symptom dimensions were associated with cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) outcome...