Jens Reimer

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Successful treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus infection in severely opioid-dependent patients under heroin maintenance
    Bernd Schulte
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, Hamburg University, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany Institute for Therapy Research, Parzivalstrasse 25, 80804 Munich, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 109:248-51. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint When higher doses in opioid replacement treatment are still inadequate - association to multidimensional illness severity: a cohort study
    Jens Reimer
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, University of Hamburg, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 9:13. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Psychoeducation improves hepatitis C virus treatment during opioid substitution therapy: a controlled, prospective multicenter trial
    Jens Reimer
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, CIAR, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 57:S97-104. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Physical and mental health in severe opioid-dependent patients within a randomized controlled maintenance treatment trial
    Jens Reimer
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Addiction 106:1647-55. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Viral hepatitis in alcohol-dependent inpatients: prevalence, risk factors, and treatment uptake
    Christiane Sybille Schmidt
    From the Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research CSS, DS, BS, Jr, Department of Medicine I SL, and Department of Medical Microbiology, Virology and Hygiene SP, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Addict Med 7:417-21. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Benzodiazepine use among patients in heroin-assisted vs. methadone maintenance treatment: findings of the German randomized controlled trial
    Francisco José Eiroa-Orosa
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, University Medical Centre Eppendorf Hamburg, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 112:226-33. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of diagnosis and plaque radiotherapy treatment of malignant choroidal melanoma on patients' quality of life
    Jens Reimer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychooncology 15:1077-85. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Implication of gender differences in heroin-assisted treatment: results from the German randomized controlled trial
    Francisco José Eiroa-Orosa
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, University Medical Centre Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Addict 19:312-8. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Injection drug use, multiple hepatitis virus infections, and migration: a German study
    Jens Reimer
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Subst Use Misuse 42:1353-65. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the treatment of hepatitis C virus infection in injection drug users: status quo in the European Union countries
    Jens Reimer
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 40:S373-8. 2005

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Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Successful treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus infection in severely opioid-dependent patients under heroin maintenance
    Bernd Schulte
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, Hamburg University, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany Institute for Therapy Research, Parzivalstrasse 25, 80804 Munich, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 109:248-51. 2010
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  2. ncbi request reprint When higher doses in opioid replacement treatment are still inadequate - association to multidimensional illness severity: a cohort study
    Jens Reimer
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, University of Hamburg, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 9:13. 2014
    ..However, an absolute dose level cannot function as parameter for adequate dosing. This study aims to determine dose adequacy in a sample of patients on stable methadone treatment, and to relate dose adequacy to disease severity...
  3. doi request reprint Psychoeducation improves hepatitis C virus treatment during opioid substitution therapy: a controlled, prospective multicenter trial
    Jens Reimer
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, CIAR, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 57:S97-104. 2013
    ..People who inject drugs (PWID) have a high prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. However, PWID are considered "difficult to treat," requiring a specifically adapted treatment setting, including psychosocial support...
  4. doi request reprint Physical and mental health in severe opioid-dependent patients within a randomized controlled maintenance treatment trial
    Jens Reimer
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Addiction 106:1647-55. 2011
    ..To evaluate physical and mental health and compare treatment outcomes in opiate-dependent patients substituted either with heroin or methadone...
  5. doi request reprint Viral hepatitis in alcohol-dependent inpatients: prevalence, risk factors, and treatment uptake
    Christiane Sybille Schmidt
    From the Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research CSS, DS, BS, Jr, Department of Medicine I SL, and Department of Medical Microbiology, Virology and Hygiene SP, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Addict Med 7:417-21. 2013
    ..This study aimed to provide current estimates and an assessment of risk factors. We further investigated whether the initiation of antiviral hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment is feasible after detoxification...
  6. doi request reprint Benzodiazepine use among patients in heroin-assisted vs. methadone maintenance treatment: findings of the German randomized controlled trial
    Francisco José Eiroa-Orosa
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, University Medical Centre Eppendorf Hamburg, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 112:226-33. 2010
    ..Poorer outcome for benzodiazepine users may be mediated by a higher severity of addiction. Cautious prescribing of benzodiazepines may be beneficial due to the reduction of overall illicit use...
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of diagnosis and plaque radiotherapy treatment of malignant choroidal melanoma on patients' quality of life
    Jens Reimer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychooncology 15:1077-85. 2006
    ..The MCM diagnosis compromises QOL, which is additionally impaired by radiotherapy. Regular QOL assessment can help to identify patients at risk, facilitate provision of psychosocial treatment and may thus improve patient satisfaction...
  8. ncbi request reprint Implication of gender differences in heroin-assisted treatment: results from the German randomized controlled trial
    Francisco José Eiroa-Orosa
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, University Medical Centre Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Addict 19:312-8. 2010
    ..Ongoing prostitution was found to influence drug use outcomes. Other outcome criteria may need to be stressed when assessing the effect of HAT for women...
  9. ncbi request reprint Injection drug use, multiple hepatitis virus infections, and migration: a German study
    Jens Reimer
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Subst Use Misuse 42:1353-65. 2007
    ..Low-threshold culture-sensitive drug user treatment programs should be implemented and evaluated. The study's limitations are noted...
  10. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the treatment of hepatitis C virus infection in injection drug users: status quo in the European Union countries
    Jens Reimer
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 40:S373-8. 2005
    ..Recent guidelines that apply qualified process procedures that include literature research tend to be more permissive. Qualified guideline processes in each EU country and subsequently renewed pan-European guidelines are needed...
  11. pmc Structural barriers in the context of opiate substitution treatment in Germany--a survey among physicians in primary care
    Bernd Schulte
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, Hamburg University, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, Hamburg, D 20246, Germany
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 8:26. 2013
    ..The present survey among a sample of primary care physicians in Germany aimed to identify and assess potential structural barriers for the provision of health care in the context of OST...
  12. doi request reprint Switching from methadone to diamorphine: 2-year results of the german heroin-assisted treatment trial
    Uwe Verthein
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, Hamburg, Germany
    Subst Use Misuse 46:980-91. 2011
    ..Several international clinical studies have found diamorphine treatment for opioid-dependent patients to show significantly better effects compared with methadone maintenance treatment...
  13. ncbi request reprint Valuation and attainment of treatment goals in schizophrenia: perspectives of patients, relatives, physicians, and payers
    Olaf Kuhnigk
    University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hamburg, Germany
    J Psychiatr Pract 18:321-8. 2012
    ..This study investigated and compared the valuation and perceived attainment of multiple treatment goals in schizophrenia from the perspectives of four different groups of stakeholders...
  14. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use disorders among Afghan migrants in Germany
    Christian Haasen
    Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Subst Abus 29:65-70. 2008
    ..The findings support the hypothesis of the effect of acculturation on problematic alcohol use. Acculturation needs to be focused on in the treatment of alcohol use disorders...
  15. ncbi request reprint Multiple viral hepatitis in injection drug users and associated risk factors
    Jens Reimer
    Center for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:80-5. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint The impact of living-related kidney transplantation on the donor's life
    Jens Reimer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, and Department of Nephrology, School of Medicine, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplantation 81:1268-73. 2006
    ..This study was conducted to illuminate the decision making-process and consequences of LDKT on family life, the financial and occupational situation. Moreover, quality of life (QOL) and mental distress were explored...
  17. ncbi request reprint The effects of racemic D,L-methadone and L-methadone in substituted patients--a randomized controlled study
    Uwe Verthein
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, University of Hamburg, Martinistr 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 80:267-71. 2005
    ..To test the hypothesis that switching from L-methadone to D,L-methadone is associated with more frequent withdrawal symptoms and side-effects than switching from D,L-methadone to L-methadone...
  18. doi request reprint Emergencies related to cocaine use: a European multicentre study of expert interviews
    Walter de Millas
    Center for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur J Emerg Med 17:33-6. 2010
    ..A closer link between the emergency departments and addiction services would help in guiding problematic drug users towards appropriate treatment at an earlier stage in the addiction process...
  19. doi request reprint Pregnancy and birth under maintenance treatment with diamorphine (heroin): a case report
    Christina Hartwig
    Zentrum fur Interdisziplinare Suchtforschung der Universitat Hamburg ZIS, Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Addict Res 14:113-4. 2008
    ..Heroin-assisted treatment (HAT) is a new form of treatment for heroin-dependent patients not responding to conventional interventions such as methadone maintenance treatment. No pregnancies or births under HAT have been reported until now...
  20. ncbi request reprint Smoking cocarettes: a less harmful alternative of cocaine use?
    Christian Haasen
    Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Addict Res 9:188-9. 2003
    ..Nonetheless it seems to be a somewhat common method of cocaine use in order to avoid the nasal irritation. Three case reports are presented in order to discuss the possibility...
  21. doi request reprint Cinemeducation in psychiatry: a seminar in undergraduate medical education combining a movie, lecture, and patient interview
    Olaf Kuhnigk
    Dept of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical Faculty of Hamburg University, Hamburg, Germany
    Acad Psychiatry 36:205-10. 2012
    ..Psychiatric educators are often faced with students' negative attitudes toward psychiatry. A new type of seminar has been established in order to enable students to gain a deeper understanding of psychiatric illness...
  22. ncbi request reprint Dose-dependent constipation with higher doses of quetiapine: a case series
    Thomas J Raedler
    Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 22:244-6. 2007
    ..We present five patients, in whom treatment with higher doses of quetiapine was associated with constipation. Our observations raise the question of dose-dependent constipation under treatment with quetiapine...
  23. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in patients with malignant choroidal melanoma after radiotherapy
    Jens Reimer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 241:371-7. 2003
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