Astrid Mueller

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Affiliation: University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi Latent profile analysis and comorbidity in a sample of individuals with compulsive buying disorder
    Astrid Mueller
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 178:348-53. 2010
  2. doi [Pathological buying. A review of the current knowledge regarding this condition of behavioral excess]
    A Muller
    Psychosomatische und Psychotherapeutische Abteilung, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Schwabachanlage 6, 91054, Erlangen, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 53:289-94. 2010
  3. doi [Compulsive hoarding - a literature review]
    Astrid Mueller
    Psychosomatische und Psychotherapeutische Abteilung, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Erlangen
    Psychiatr Prax 37:167-74. 2010
  4. doi The prevalence of compulsive hoarding and its association with compulsive buying in a German population-based sample
    Astrid Mueller
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 47:705-9. 2009
  5. doi Estimated prevalence of compulsive buying in Germany and its association with sociodemographic characteristics and depressive symptoms
    Astrid Mueller
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 180:137-42. 2010
  6. doi [Treatment of compulsive buying]
    A Mueller
    Psychosomatische und Psychotherapeutische Abteilung, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Schwabachanlage 6, Erlangen
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 76:478-83. 2008
  7. doi [Compulsive buying and psychiatric comorbidity]
    Astrid Mueller
    Psychosomatische und Psychotherapeutische Abteilung, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Erlagen, Germany
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 59:291-9. 2009
  8. ncbi A randomized, controlled trial of group cognitive-behavioral therapy for compulsive buying disorder: posttreatment and 6-month follow-up results
    Astrid Mueller
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Schwabachanlage 6, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1131-8. 2008
  9. doi Personality prototypes in individuals with compulsive buying based on the Big Five Model
    Astrid Mueller
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 48:930-5. 2010
  10. doi Psychometric evaluation of the German version of the impact of weight on Quality of Life-Lite (IWQOL-Lite) questionnaire
    A Mueller
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 119:69-74. 2011

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Publications31

  1. doi Latent profile analysis and comorbidity in a sample of individuals with compulsive buying disorder
    Astrid Mueller
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 178:348-53. 2010
    ..Given the substantial psychiatric comorbidity, it is reasonable to question whether or not compulsive buying represents a distinct psychiatric entity vs. an epiphenomenon of other psychiatric disorders...
  2. doi [Pathological buying. A review of the current knowledge regarding this condition of behavioral excess]
    A Muller
    Psychosomatische und Psychotherapeutische Abteilung, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Schwabachanlage 6, 91054, Erlangen, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 53:289-94. 2010
    ..Further research is needed to establish a better understanding of etiology, classification, and treatment strategies...
  3. doi [Compulsive hoarding - a literature review]
    Astrid Mueller
    Psychosomatische und Psychotherapeutische Abteilung, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Erlangen
    Psychiatr Prax 37:167-74. 2010
    ..To provide an overview of empirical findings with regard to compulsive hoarding...
  4. doi The prevalence of compulsive hoarding and its association with compulsive buying in a German population-based sample
    Astrid Mueller
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 47:705-9. 2009
    ....
  5. doi Estimated prevalence of compulsive buying in Germany and its association with sociodemographic characteristics and depressive symptoms
    Astrid Mueller
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 180:137-42. 2010
    ..Further research on this topic is needed to establish a clearer delineation of when excessive buying is clinically significant and should be treated and how it could be prevented...
  6. doi [Treatment of compulsive buying]
    A Mueller
    Psychosomatische und Psychotherapeutische Abteilung, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Schwabachanlage 6, Erlangen
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 76:478-83. 2008
    ..Clinical and therapeutic implications are discussed...
  7. doi [Compulsive buying and psychiatric comorbidity]
    Astrid Mueller
    Psychosomatische und Psychotherapeutische Abteilung, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Erlagen, Germany
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 59:291-9. 2009
    ..The findings suggest an elevated psychiatric co-morbidity in patients with compulsive buying disorder...
  8. ncbi A randomized, controlled trial of group cognitive-behavioral therapy for compulsive buying disorder: posttreatment and 6-month follow-up results
    Astrid Mueller
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Schwabachanlage 6, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1131-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to conduct a randomized trial comparing the efficacy of a group cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) intervention designed for the treatment of compulsive buying disorder to a waiting list control (WLC) group...
  9. doi Personality prototypes in individuals with compulsive buying based on the Big Five Model
    Astrid Mueller
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 48:930-5. 2010
    ..Finally and of considerable clinical significance, participants in cluster II reported lower remission rates after undergoing cognitive-behavioral therapy. Implications of the results for treatment are discussed...
  10. doi Psychometric evaluation of the German version of the impact of weight on Quality of Life-Lite (IWQOL-Lite) questionnaire
    A Mueller
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 119:69-74. 2011
    ..To evaluate the psychometric properties of a German version of the Impact of Weight on Quality of Life-Lite (IWQOL-Lite) questionnaire...
  11. ncbi Hoarding in a compulsive buying sample
    Astrid Mueller
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Schwabachanlage 6, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 45:2754-63. 2007
    ..Specific therapeutic interventions for compulsive buyers who also report compulsive hoarding appear indicated...
  12. doi Impulse control disorders in psychiatric inpatients
    Astrid Müller
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 188:434-8. 2011
    ..Individuals with comorbid ICD were significantly younger and had more admission diagnoses other than ICD. The results suggest high rates of ICDs among psychiatric inpatients that remain to be under-diagnosed in clinical routine...
  13. doi Depression, materialism, and excessive Internet use in relation to compulsive buying
    Astrid Mueller
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Germany
    Compr Psychiatry 52:420-4. 2011
    ..The objective of the study was to examine the relationship between compulsive buying (CB), depression, materialism, and excessive Internet use...
  14. doi Binge eating and temperament in morbidly obese prebariatric surgery patients
    Astrid Müller
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:e91-5. 2012
    ..Binge eating in morbidly obese individuals appears to be associated with a lack of effortful control...
  15. doi Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in a prebariatric surgery sample
    Barbara Gruss
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:e103-7. 2012
    ..The aim of the current study was to estimate the prevalence of adult ADHD in a group of patients with grade 3 obesity (body mass index ≥40 kg/m(2)) prior to bariatric surgery...
  16. ncbi Comparison of treatment seeking compulsive buyers in Germany and the United States
    Astrid Mueller
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Schwabachanlage 6, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 45:1629-38. 2007
    ..The aim of this pilot study was to compare a German (Bavaria) and an American (North Dakota) sample of women suffering from compulsive buying...
  17. doi Prevalence of body dysmorphic disorder in a German psychiatric inpatient sample
    Ines Kollei
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 189:153-5. 2011
    ..The findings of the current study underline the need for further studies examining BDD prevalence in psychiatric settings and suggest using a combination of screening questionnaire and follow-up interview to diagnose BDD...
  18. doi Pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum patients suffer from lower quality of life and impaired body image: a control group comparison of psychological characteristics prior to surgical correction
    Cornelia Steinmann
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Erlangen, Schwabachanlage 6, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 40:1138-45. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of anterior chest-wall deformities on disease-specific and health-related quality of life, body image, and psychiatric comorbidity prior to surgical correction...
  19. ncbi Fertility preservation in cancer patients
    R Dittrich
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Erlangen University Hospital, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Minerva Ginecol 62:63-80. 2010
    ..The various diagnostic methods of assessing the fertility potential at the time of diagnosis and the efficacy of the different fertility preserving methods after cancer treatment are also presented...
  20. doi The intrauterine to intra-arterial pressure ratio: a new parameter for the study of uterine contractility physiology
    R Dittrich
    University Hospital Erlangen, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Universitaetsstrasse 21 23, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Reprod Biomed Online 20:430-6. 2010
    ..Besides oxytocin, PGE(2) and PGF(2alpha) emerged as the best candidate substances to improve uterine contractility without raising the intra-arterial pressure...
  21. doi Thyroid-stimulating hormone is associated with insulin resistance independently of body mass index and age in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    A Mueller
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Erlangen University Hospital, Universitaetsstrasse 21 23, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Hum Reprod 24:2924-30. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between thyroid function, reflected by thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels, and insulin resistance (IR) in 337 women suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)...
  22. doi Uterus cryopreservation: maintenance of uterine contractility by the use of different cryoprotocols
    R Dittrich
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Erlangen University Hospital, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Reprod Domest Anim 45:86-91. 2010
    ..This study demonstrates clearly that the perfusion of the organ with cryoprotectants is the only factor which allows the uterus to contract...
  23. doi Body composition and bone mineral density in male-to-female transsexuals during cross-sex hormone therapy using gonadotrophin-releasing hormone agonist
    A Mueller
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 119:95-100. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate changes in body composition and bone mineral density (BMD) during cross-sex hormone therapy in transsexuals using gonadotrophin-releasing hormone agonists and intramuscular oestrogens...
  24. ncbi Role of estrogen and progesterone in the regulation of uterine peristalsis: results from perfused non-pregnant swine uteri
    A Mueller
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Hum Reprod 21:1863-8. 2006
    ..Estrogen and progesterone fluctuate characteristically during the menstrual cycle. It has been suggested that both hormones influence uterine peristalsis in characteristic ways...
  25. doi Body mass index and ovarian function are associated with endocrine and metabolic abnormalities in women with hyperandrogenic syndrome
    S Cupisti
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Erlangen University Hospital, Universitaetsstrasse 21 23, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Eur J Endocrinol 158:711-9. 2008
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  26. ncbi The role of oestradiol in the uterine peristalsis in the perfused swine uterus
    T Maltaris
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Reprod Domest Anim 41:522-6. 2006
    ..Oestradiol is one of the main factors, which influences the direction of the sperm transport in a dose-dependent manner, in the perfused swine uterus...
  27. ncbi Influence of body mass index on measured and calculated androgen parameters in adult women with Hirsutism and PCOS
    S Cupisti
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Erlangen University, Erlangen, Germany
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 115:380-6. 2007
    ..Obesity might lead to a more severe form of hyperandrogenism with elevated calculated free and bioavailable testosterone in the study population...
  28. ncbi Evaluation of biochemical hyperandrogenemia and body mass index in women presenting with amenorrhea
    S Cupisti
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 115:298-302. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the correlation between biochemical hyperandrogenemia and body mass index in patients with amenorrhea as the main clinical presenting symptom...
  29. ncbi Is it necessary to measure free testosterone to assess hyperandrogenemia in women? The role of calculated free and bioavailable testosterone
    A Mueller
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 114:182-7. 2006
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  30. ncbi Aetiology and presentation of HIV/AIDS-associated pulmonary infections in patients presenting for bronchoscopy at a referral hospital in northern Tanzania
    G S Kibiki
    Department of Internal Medicine, Endoscopy Unit, KCMC, Tumaini University, P O Box 3010, Moshi, Tanzania
    East Afr Med J 84:420-8. 2007
    ..To determine the aetiological agents of pulmonary infections in HIV-infected Tanzanians and to correlate the causative agents with clinical, radiographic features, and mortality...
  31. ncbi Endovascular therapy of symptomatic intracranial stenosis in patients with impaired regional cerebral blood flow or failure of medical therapy
    V Puetz
    Department of Neurology, Dresden Stroke Center, University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 29:273-80. 2008
    ..Symptomatic intracranial stenoses have a high risk for a recurrent stroke if treated medically. Although angioplasty and stent placement are proposed treatment options, data on longer-term outcome are limited. Materials and..