Olga Pollatos

Summary

Affiliation: University of Munich
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi Impaired central processing of emotional faces in anorexia nervosa
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
    Psychosom Med 70:701-8. 2008
  2. ncbi Heartbeat perception and P300 amplitude in a visual oddball paradigm
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Psychology, University of Munich, Leopoldstr 13, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:2248-53. 2007
  3. ncbi Reduced perception of bodily signals in anorexia nervosa
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
    Eat Behav 9:381-8. 2008
  4. ncbi Emotional stimulation alters olfactory sensitivity and odor judgment
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Neuroradiology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Chem Senses 32:583-9. 2007
  5. ncbi Interoceptive awareness, anxiety and cardiovascular reactivity to isometric exercise
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Psychology, LMU University, Munich, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 65:167-73. 2007
  6. ncbi Brain structures mediating cardiovascular arousal and interoceptive awareness
    Olga Pollatos
    Biological Psychology, Department of Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Brain Res 1141:178-87. 2007
  7. ncbi Reduced olfactory sensitivity in subjects with depressive symptoms
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Neuroradiology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
    J Affect Disord 102:101-8. 2007
  8. ncbi Interoceptive awareness mediates the relationship between anxiety and the intensity of unpleasant feelings
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Psychology, University of Munich, Leopoldstr 13, 80802 Munich, Germany
    J Anxiety Disord 21:931-43. 2007
  9. ncbi Heart rate response after emotional picture presentation is modulated by interoceptive awareness
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 63:117-24. 2007
  10. ncbi Neural systems connecting interoceptive awareness and feelings
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Psychology, LMU University, Munich, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 28:9-18. 2007

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. doi Impaired central processing of emotional faces in anorexia nervosa
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
    Psychosom Med 70:701-8. 2008
    ..To elucidate the potential relationship between classification of emotional faces and impaired central processing in eating disorders and to investigate the potential mediatory role of alexithymia and depression in this relationship...
  2. ncbi Heartbeat perception and P300 amplitude in a visual oddball paradigm
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Psychology, University of Munich, Leopoldstr 13, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:2248-53. 2007
    ..It remains an open question whether this variable is related to more elaborated information processing in general...
  3. ncbi Reduced perception of bodily signals in anorexia nervosa
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
    Eat Behav 9:381-8. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to elucidate this potential relationship and to clarify whether general interoceptive sensitivity is reduced in anorexia nervosa...
  4. ncbi Emotional stimulation alters olfactory sensitivity and odor judgment
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Neuroradiology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Chem Senses 32:583-9. 2007
    ..We conclude that inducing a negative emotional state reduces olfactory sensitivity. A relation to functional deviations within the primary olfactory cortices is discussed...
  5. ncbi Interoceptive awareness, anxiety and cardiovascular reactivity to isometric exercise
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Psychology, LMU University, Munich, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 65:167-73. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi Brain structures mediating cardiovascular arousal and interoceptive awareness
    Olga Pollatos
    Biological Psychology, Department of Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Brain Res 1141:178-87. 2007
    ..The dorsal cingulate gyrus and the dorsomedial prefrontal cortex presumably represent the neural substrates of experiencing negative emotions...
  7. ncbi Reduced olfactory sensitivity in subjects with depressive symptoms
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Neuroradiology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
    J Affect Disord 102:101-8. 2007
    ..Clinical studies suggest that olfactory sensitivity is reduced in major depression. Nevertheless, only little is known about the relationship between depressive symptoms and olfactory functions in healthy subjects...
  8. ncbi Interoceptive awareness mediates the relationship between anxiety and the intensity of unpleasant feelings
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Psychology, University of Munich, Leopoldstr 13, 80802 Munich, Germany
    J Anxiety Disord 21:931-43. 2007
    ..Our results highlight the possible role of interoceptive awareness in the development of trait anxiety and may have further implications for theoretical models of anxiety disorders and their treatment...
  9. ncbi Heart rate response after emotional picture presentation is modulated by interoceptive awareness
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 63:117-24. 2007
    ..Our results demonstrate a strong relationship between the perception of cardiac signals and the peripheral processing of emotional stimuli...
  10. ncbi Neural systems connecting interoceptive awareness and feelings
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Psychology, LMU University, Munich, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 28:9-18. 2007
    ..We conclude that the perception of bodily states is a crucial determinant for the processing and the subjective experience of feelings...
  11. ncbi On the relationship between interoceptive awareness, emotional experience, and brain processes
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Psychology, Ludwig Maximilans University of Munich, Leopoldstr 13, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 25:948-62. 2005
    ..Our results demonstrate a strong relationship between the perception of cardiac signals and the cortical processing of emotional stimuli, as would be postulated for example by the James-Lange theory of emotions...
  12. ncbi Brain structures involved in interoceptive awareness and cardioafferent signal processing: a dipole source localization study
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 26:54-64. 2005
    ..We conclude that the identified structures are involved in the processing of cardiac signals, whereby anterior cingulate and right insula seem to serve as interoceptive centers for cardioception...
  13. doi Differential effects of anxiety and depression on interoceptive accuracy
    Olga Pollatos
    Clinic of Neurology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Depress Anxiety 26:167-73. 2009
    ..This study aimed to examine interrelations between the ability to perceive heartbeats accurately (interoceptive awareness), depressive symptoms, and anxiety in healthy participants...
  14. doi Deficits in early emotional reactivity in alexithymia
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Psychophysiology 45:839-46. 2008
    ..Differences in the early emotional reactivity to arousing material could contribute to difficulties in emotional processes related to alexithymia...
  15. ncbi Interoceptive sensitivity and emotion processing: an EEG study
    Beate M Herbert
    Department of Psychology, Biological Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Leopoldstr 13, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 65:214-27. 2007
    ..The results indicate that there is a significant and strong association between interoceptive sensitivity and the intensity of emotional experience as well as the central processing of emotional stimuli...
  16. ncbi Olfactory performance of patients with anorexia nervosa and healthy subjects in hunger and satiety
    Tatjana Schreder
    Department of Neuroradiology, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany
    Rhinology 46:175-83. 2008
    ..The reduced pleasantness of isoamyl acetate indicates a decreased olfactory responsiveness to food stimuli in anorexia nervosa...
  17. doi Autonomic imbalance is associated with reduced facial recognition in somatoform disorders
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Psychology, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 71:232-9. 2011
    ..This study aimed to investigate how sympathovagal reactivity interacts with performance in recognizing emotions in faces (facial recognition task)...
  18. doi Differential effects of alexithymia subscales on autonomic reactivity and anxiety during social stress
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Psychology, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 70:525-33. 2011
    ..This study aimed to analyze how the facets of alexithymia interact with autonomic reactivity as well as self- and observer-rated anxiety during a social stress task...
  19. doi On the relationship between interoceptive awareness and the attentional processing of visual stimuli
    Ellen Matthias
    Department of Psychology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 72:154-9. 2009
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  20. doi Electrophysiological evidence of early processing deficits in alexithymia
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Psychology, University of Potsdam, Karl Liebknecht Str 24 25, 14476 Potsdam, Germany
    Biol Psychol 87:113-21. 2011
    ..P1 amplitudes systematically covaried with P3 amplitudes supporting the assumption that deficits in early emotional processing contribute to later processing deficits...
  21. doi Activation of olfactory and trigeminal cortical areas following stimulation of the nasal mucosa with low concentrations of S(-)-nicotine vapor--an fMRI study on chemosensory perception
    Jessica Albrecht
    Department of Neuroradiology, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:699-710. 2009
    ..In conclusion, even at low concentrations that do not consistently lead to painful sensations, intranasally applied nicotine activates both the olfactory and the trigeminal system...
  22. doi No fear no risk! Human risk behavior is affected by chemosensory anxiety signals
    Katrin Haegler
    Department of Neuroradiology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 48:3901-8. 2010
    ..This experiment gives evidence that chemosensory anxiety signals are communicated between humans thereby increasing participants' risk taking behavior...
  23. pmc On the embodiment of emotion regulation: interoceptive awareness facilitates reappraisal
    Jürgen Füstös
    Department of Psychology, University of Potsdam, Karl Liebknecht Str 24 25, 14476 Potsdam, Germany
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:911-7. 2013
    ..Therefore, we conclude that IA not only advances the consolidation of somatic markers required for guiding individual behaviour but also creates processing advantages in tasks referring to these bodily markers. ..
  24. doi Echo time dependence of BOLD fMRI studies of the piriform cortex
    Rainer Kopietz
    Department of Neuroradiology, University of Munich, Germany
    Klin Neuroradiol 19:275-82. 2009
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  25. ncbi Test-retest reliability of the olfactory detection threshold test of the Sniffin' sticks
    Jessica Albrecht
    Department of Neuroradiology, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Chem Senses 33:461-7. 2008
    ..It is concluded that the olfactory detection threshold test of the Sniffin' Sticks is suitable for repeated testing during experimental or clinical studies...
  26. ncbi Attenuated modulation of brain activity accompanies emotion regulation deficits in alexithymia
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Psychology, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
    Psychophysiology 49:651-8. 2012
    ..We demonstrate profound deficits in emotion regulation, which might contribute to everyday problems of social functioning in alexithymia...
  27. ncbi Electrophysiologic evidence for multilevel deficits in emotional face processing in patients with bulimia nervosa
    Nicole Kühnpast
    Department of Psychology, Chemnitz University of Technology, Chemnitz, Germany
    Psychosom Med 74:736-44. 2012
    ..The aim of the current study was to investigate electrophysiologic evidence for deficits in emotional face processing in patients with BN...
  28. ncbi Accuracy of heartbeat perception is reflected in the amplitude of the heartbeat-evoked brain potential
    Olga Pollatos
    Biological Psychology, Department of Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Germany
    Psychophysiology 41:476-82. 2004
    ..Our results confirm that the accuracy of heartbeat perception is reflected in the amplitude of the HEP. Thus, the HEP may be a suitable research tool for the study of brain processes related to visceral perception...
  29. ncbi Blunted autonomic reactivity and increased pain tolerance in somatoform patients
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Human Sciences, University of Potsdam, Karl Liebknecht Str 24 25, 14476 Potsdam, Germany
    Pain 152:2157-64. 2011
    ..Our results might be attributable to a deficient detection of visceral signals and might be a pathogenetic mechanism for the development of emotional difficulties and increased everyday vulnerability in somatoform patients...
  30. doi On the generalised embodiment of pain: how interoceptive sensitivity modulates cutaneous pain perception
    Olga Pollatos
    Department of Psychology, University of Potsdam, Germany
    Pain 153:1680-6. 2012
    ..Our study provides novel evidence that interoceptive sensitivity is associated with the experience and tolerability of pain in conjunction with reactive changes in autonomic balance...
  31. ncbi The time course of selective visual attention: theory and experiments
    Gustavo Deco
    Siemens AG, Corporate Technology, CT IC 4, Munich, Germany
    Vision Res 42:2925-45. 2002
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