Michael Odenwald

Summary

Affiliation: University of Konstanz
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Dropout among patients in qualified alcohol detoxification treatment: the effect of treatment motivation is moderated by Trauma Load
    Michael Odenwald
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Universitatsstr, 10, Konstanz 78464, Germany
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 8:14. 2013
  2. pmc A pilot study on community-based outpatient treatment for patients with chronic psychotic disorders in Somalia: Change in symptoms, functioning and co-morbid khat use
    Michael Odenwald
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Fach D25, Constance, 78457, Germany
    Int J Ment Health Syst 6:8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Reducing dropout among traumatized alcohol patients in detoxification treatment: a pilot intervention study
    Michael Odenwald
    University of Konstanz, Clinical Psychology, Germany
    Eur Addict Res 18:54-63. 2012
  4. pmc The appropriateness of the treatment setting for the inpatient post-acute treatment of alcohol dependence disorders in Switzerland
    Astrid Rossegger
    Psychiatric Psychological Service, Criminal Justice System Canton of Zurich, CH 8090 Zurich
    Int J Ment Health Syst 3:16. 2009
  5. pmc Trauma, poverty and mental health among Somali and Rwandese refugees living in an African refugee settlement - an epidemiological study
    Lamaro P Onyut
    Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda
    Confl Health 3:6. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Use of khat and posttraumatic stress disorder as risk factors for psychotic symptoms: a study of Somali combatants
    Michael Odenwald
    University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 69:1040-8. 2009
  7. pmc Khat use as risk factor for psychotic disorders: a cross-sectional and case-control study in Somalia
    Michael Odenwald
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Fach D25, D 78476 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Med 3:5. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Can asylum-seekers with posttraumatic stress disorder be successfully treated? A randomized controlled pilot study
    Frank Neuner
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Germany
    Cogn Behav Ther 39:81-91. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder by trained lay counselors in an African refugee settlement: a randomized controlled trial
    Frank Neuner
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:686-94. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Haunted by ghosts: prevalence, predictors and outcomes of spirit possession experiences among former child soldiers and war-affected civilians in Northern Uganda
    Frank Neuner
    Bielefeld University, Department of Psychology, Postbox 100131, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 75:548-54. 2012

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Dropout among patients in qualified alcohol detoxification treatment: the effect of treatment motivation is moderated by Trauma Load
    Michael Odenwald
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Universitatsstr, 10, Konstanz 78464, Germany
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 8:14. 2013
    ..This study aimed to clarify whether individual Trauma Load explains some of the inconsistencies between motivation to change and behavioral change...
  2. pmc A pilot study on community-based outpatient treatment for patients with chronic psychotic disorders in Somalia: Change in symptoms, functioning and co-morbid khat use
    Michael Odenwald
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Fach D25, Constance, 78457, Germany
    Int J Ment Health Syst 6:8. 2012
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  3. doi request reprint Reducing dropout among traumatized alcohol patients in detoxification treatment: a pilot intervention study
    Michael Odenwald
    University of Konstanz, Clinical Psychology, Germany
    Eur Addict Res 18:54-63. 2012
    ..056). The pilot study supports the idea that detoxification treatment dropout occurs more often among alcohol patients with high trauma load and that their retention can be increased by a psychoeducational group intervention...
  4. pmc The appropriateness of the treatment setting for the inpatient post-acute treatment of alcohol dependence disorders in Switzerland
    Astrid Rossegger
    Psychiatric Psychological Service, Criminal Justice System Canton of Zurich, CH 8090 Zurich
    Int J Ment Health Syst 3:16. 2009
    ..Only a very limited number of patients hospitalized in a specialized institution for the treatment of alcohol-related disorders can be treated in an outpatient setting...
  5. pmc Trauma, poverty and mental health among Somali and Rwandese refugees living in an African refugee settlement - an epidemiological study
    Lamaro P Onyut
    Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda
    Confl Health 3:6. 2009
    ..A mental health outreach program was initiated based on this study...
  6. doi request reprint Use of khat and posttraumatic stress disorder as risk factors for psychotic symptoms: a study of Somali combatants
    Michael Odenwald
    University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 69:1040-8. 2009
    ..However, the proposed causal chain needs to be confirmed in longitudinal studies. Demobilization and reintegration programs in Somalia need to be prepared to deal with complex psychological problems...
  7. pmc Khat use as risk factor for psychotic disorders: a cross-sectional and case-control study in Somalia
    Michael Odenwald
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Fach D25, D 78476 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Med 3:5. 2005
    ..We aimed to explore the prevalence of psychotic disorders among the general population and the association between khat use and psychotic symptoms...
  8. doi request reprint Can asylum-seekers with posttraumatic stress disorder be successfully treated? A randomized controlled pilot study
    Frank Neuner
    Department of Psychology, Bielefeld University, Germany
    Cogn Behav Ther 39:81-91. 2010
    ..Although treatment gains were moderate, these results indicate that NET is a promising approach for the treatment of PTSD in asylum-seekers living in unstable conditions...
  9. doi request reprint Treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder by trained lay counselors in an African refugee settlement: a randomized controlled trial
    Frank Neuner
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:686-94. 2008
    ..Short-term psychotherapy carried out by lay counselors with limited training can be effective to treat war-related PTSD in a refugee settlement...
  10. doi request reprint Haunted by ghosts: prevalence, predictors and outcomes of spirit possession experiences among former child soldiers and war-affected civilians in Northern Uganda
    Frank Neuner
    Bielefeld University, Department of Psychology, Postbox 100131, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 75:548-54. 2012
    ..In addition, we provide evidence for the incremental validity of spirit possession as a trauma-related psychological disorder in this context...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint The stimulant khat--another door in the wall? A call for overcoming the barriers
    Michael Odenwald
    University of Konstanz, Germany
    J Ethnopharmacol 132:615-9. 2010
    ..In this article, we comment on the current international discourse on khat, we highlight pitfalls and and suggest balanced national international regulatory actions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the special issue: The changing use and misuse of khat (Catha edulis)-Tradition, trade and tragedy
    Michael Odenwald
    University of Konstanz, Fachbereich Psychologie, P O BOX 5560 25, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    J Ethnopharmacol 132:537-9. 2010
    ..This special issue of the Journal of Ethnopharmacology contains articles written by different conference speakers that present the current state of knowledge and the challenges for future research and politics...
  14. ncbi request reprint Decoupling neural networks from reality: dissociative experiences in torture victims are reflected in abnormal brain waves in left frontal cortex
    William J Ray
    University of Konstanz and Center for Psychiatry, Reichenau, Germany
    Psychol Sci 17:825-9. 2006
    ..This interpretation is consistent with the fact that disturbed access to structured verbal memory concerning traumatic events is a core feature of the dissociative experience...
  15. pmc The consumption of khat and other drugs in Somali combatants: a cross-sectional study
    Michael Odenwald
    PLoS Med 4:e341. 2007
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  16. pmc Narrative Exposure Therapy as a treatment for child war survivors with posttraumatic stress disorder: two case reports and a pilot study in an African refugee settlement
    Lamaro P Onyut
    vivo Uganda, Mbarara, Uganda
    BMC Psychiatry 5:7. 2005
    ..We created and evaluated the efficacy of KIDNET, a child-friendly version of Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET), as a short-term treatment for children...