Christoph Muhtz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Hamburg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Panicogens in patients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    Christoph Muhtz
    University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Dept of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Curr Pharm Des 18:5608-18. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Acute panicogenic, anxiogenic and dissociative effects of carbon dioxide inhalation in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
    Christoph Muhtz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 45:989-93. 2011
  3. doi request reprint [Long-term consequences of flight and expulsion in former refugee children]
    Christoph Muhtz
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 61:233-8. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Effects of chronic posttraumatic stress disorder on metabolic risk, quality of life, and stress hormones in aging former refugee children
    Christoph Muhtz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, Hamburg, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:646-52. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms and metabolic risk: effects of cortisol and gender
    Christoph Muhtz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:1004-11. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint A combined dexamethasone/corticotropin-releasing hormone test in patients with chronic PTSD--first preliminary results
    Christoph Muhtz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 42:689-93. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Association of a common mineralocorticoid receptor gene polymorphism with salivary cortisol in healthy adults
    Christoph Muhtz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 36:298-301. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint The selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor escitalopram modulates the panic response to cholecystokinin tetrapeptide in healthy men depending on 5-HTTLPR genotype
    Michael Kellner
    University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 43:642-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Changes in cortisol secretion during antidepressive treatment and cognitive improvement in patients with major depression: a longitudinal study
    Kim Hinkelmann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:685-92. 2012
  10. doi request reprint No effect of six weeks of treatment with escitalopram on mood in healthy volunteers--irrespective of genotype for the promoter of the serotonin transporter
    Michael Kellner
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 161:339-43. 2008

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Panicogens in patients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    Christoph Muhtz
    University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Dept of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Curr Pharm Des 18:5608-18. 2012
    ..The purpose of this review is to evaluate studies using panicogens in PTSD. Methodological short-comings of current studies and needed directions of further research are discussed...
  2. doi request reprint Acute panicogenic, anxiogenic and dissociative effects of carbon dioxide inhalation in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
    Christoph Muhtz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 45:989-93. 2011
    ..However, there are only very few data available about the sensitivity of patients with PTSD to CO(2)...
  3. doi request reprint [Long-term consequences of flight and expulsion in former refugee children]
    Christoph Muhtz
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 61:233-8. 2011
    ..Posttraumatic stress symptoms play a prominent role for quality of life and well-being in this population...
  4. doi request reprint Effects of chronic posttraumatic stress disorder on metabolic risk, quality of life, and stress hormones in aging former refugee children
    Christoph Muhtz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, Hamburg, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:646-52. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, the search for subgroups of PTSD patients with childhood traumatization leading to different metabolic and endocrine long-term consequences in aging PTSD patients is needed...
  5. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms and metabolic risk: effects of cortisol and gender
    Christoph Muhtz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:1004-11. 2009
    ..In women, depressive symptoms are associated with several variables of the metabolic syndrome. Elevated afternoon and evening cortisol appear to partially mediate this association...
  6. ncbi request reprint A combined dexamethasone/corticotropin-releasing hormone test in patients with chronic PTSD--first preliminary results
    Christoph Muhtz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 42:689-93. 2008
    ..More refined laboratory tests and subgrouping of PTSD patients might help to decrease variance of findings...
  7. doi request reprint Association of a common mineralocorticoid receptor gene polymorphism with salivary cortisol in healthy adults
    Christoph Muhtz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 36:298-301. 2011
    ..This polymorphism may contribute to the interindividual variability in stress responsiveness and might be involved in stress-related disorders...
  8. ncbi request reprint The selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor escitalopram modulates the panic response to cholecystokinin tetrapeptide in healthy men depending on 5-HTTLPR genotype
    Michael Kellner
    University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 43:642-8. 2009
    ..The biological underpinnings of the increased panic symptoms after escitalopram in our volunteers with short/short genotype need further research...
  9. doi request reprint Changes in cortisol secretion during antidepressive treatment and cognitive improvement in patients with major depression: a longitudinal study
    Kim Hinkelmann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:685-92. 2012
    ..Here, we longitudinally examined if changes in cortisol secretion during treatment are associated with improvement of cognition...
  10. doi request reprint No effect of six weeks of treatment with escitalopram on mood in healthy volunteers--irrespective of genotype for the promoter of the serotonin transporter
    Michael Kellner
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 161:339-43. 2008
    ..No significant effect on negative affect, positive affect, or state anxiety was detected, irrespective of serotonin transporter gene-linked polymorphism...
  11. ncbi request reprint (Meta)cognitive beliefs in posttraumatic stress disorder following forced displacement at the end of the Second World War in older adults and their offspring
    Lena Jelinek
    a Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center, Hamburg, Germany
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 18:452-62. 2013
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  12. doi request reprint Decreased recognition of negative affect after selective serotonin reuptake inhibition is dependent on genotype
    Kim Hinkelmann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Hamburg, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 177:354-7. 2010
    ..We found a diminished perception of sad and fearful information under SSRI which was significant in the long allele group. These findings emphasize the importance of genetic variance in emotion processing research...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mineralocorticoid receptor function in posttraumatic stress disorder after pretreatment with metyrapone
    Christian Otte
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, Hamburg, Germany
    Biol Psychiatry 60:784-7. 2006
    ..Alterations of mineralocorticoid receptor (MR) mediated negative feedback inhibition of cortisol might contribute to abnormalities of hypothalamic-pituitary adrenal (HPA) activity in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  14. doi request reprint Increased DHEA and DHEA-S plasma levels in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder and a history of childhood abuse
    Michael Kellner
    University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 44:215-9. 2010
    ..Further studies are needed to clarify the potential role of DHEA and DHEA-S as biomarkers for severe early adverse events in patients suffering from PTSD and in other stress-related disorders...
  15. doi request reprint Cortisol response to experimental pain in patients with chronic low back pain and patients with major depression
    Christoph Muhtz
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf and Schön Klinik Hamburg Eilbek, Hamburg, Germany
    Pain Med 14:498-503. 2013
    ..However, little is known about the effects of experimentally induced acute pain on cortisol secretion in patients with chronic pain and depression...
  16. doi request reprint The effect of practice on the recall of salient information in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Lena Jelinek
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 198:89-93. 2012
    ..RIF was not reduced in OCD per se. Tentative evidence was found for a weakened RIF effect for personally salient OCD-relevant material in OCD patients in comparison to healthy controls...
  17. doi request reprint Religiosity, magical ideation, and paranormal beliefs in anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder: a cross-sectional study
    Agorastos Agorastos
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:876-84. 2012
    ..This study underlines an important role of negative religious coping in ADs yet does not clearly indicate a specific causality. Religious-sensitive treatment targeting cognitive aspects of negative religious coping are discussed...
  18. doi request reprint Sex differences of salivary cortisol secretion in patients with major depression
    Kim Hinkelmann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf Hamburg, Germany
    Stress 15:105-9. 2012
    ..Study characteristics and methods as well as sex-specific confounding variables such as menstrual cycle, menopause and the use of oral contraceptives may account for inconclusive results across studies...
  19. doi request reprint Intergenerational transmission of biased information processing in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following displacement after World War II
    Charlotte E Wittekind
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Anxiety Disord 24:953-7. 2010
    ..Evidence for biased information processing was neither found in individuals with PTSD nor their offspring. Possible explanations for the findings and implications for future studies are discussed...
  20. doi request reprint Non-response of cortisol during stressful exposure therapy in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder--preliminary results
    Michael Kellner
    University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 199:111-4. 2012
    ..Thus, despite considerable psychological stress no increase of cortisol was observed. This response pattern to ERP in OCD patients needs further research...
  21. doi request reprint Neuropsychological functioning in posttraumatic stress disorder following forced displacement in older adults and their offspring
    Lena Jelinek
    University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 210:584-9. 2013
    ..Moreover, no group difference emerged in the offspring groups. Findings may be interpreted as first evidence for a rather resilient PTSD group of older adults that is available for assessment 60 years after displacement. ..
  22. doi request reprint Hydrocortisone impairs working memory in healthy humans, but not in patients with major depressive disorder
    Kirsten Terfehr
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf and Schön Klinik Hamburg Eilbek, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 215:71-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of our study was to investigate whether the finding of missing effects of acute cortisol administration on memory performance in MDD is also seen when examining prefrontal-based working memory...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effects of a metabotropic glutamate(2/3) receptor agonist (LY544344/LY354740) on panic anxiety induced by cholecystokinin tetrapeptide in healthy humans: preliminary results
    Michael Kellner
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 179:310-5. 2005
    ..Preclinical findings have repeatedly shown an anxiolytic-like action of agonists at metabotropic glutamate receptors type II, such as LY354740...