Dieter Riemann

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Insomnia--state of the science]
    D Riemann
    Abteilung für Klinische Psychologie und Psychophysiologie Schlafmedizin der Klinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinik Freiburg, Hauptstr 5, 79104, Freiburg, Deutschland
    Nervenarzt 85:43-9. 2014
  2. doi request reprint REM sleep instability--a new pathway for insomnia?
    D Riemann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Freiburg University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Pharmacopsychiatry 45:167-76. 2012
  3. pmc Chronic insomnia and MRI-measured hippocampal volumes: a pilot study
    Dieter Riemann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Freiburg University Medical Center, Hauptstr 5, D 79104 Germany
    Sleep 30:955-8. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Chronic insomnia: clinical and research challenges--an agenda
    D Riemann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of Freiburg University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Pharmacopsychiatry 44:1-14. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Insomnia and comorbid psychiatric disorders
    Dieter Riemann
    Freiburg University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep Med 8:S15-20. 2007
  6. doi request reprint [Substance-induced sleep disorders and abuse of hypnotics]
    D Riemann
    Abteilung für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinik Freiburg, Hauptstrasse 5, Freiburg, Germany
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 54:1325-31. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The treatments of chronic insomnia: a review of benzodiazepine receptor agonists and psychological and behavioral therapies
    Dieter Riemann
    Center for Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Freiburg University Medical Center, Hauptstrasse 5, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep Med Rev 13:205-14. 2009
  8. doi request reprint [Lack of sleep and insomnia. Impact on somatic and mental health]
    D Riemann
    Abteilung für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinik Freiburg, Hauptstrasse 5, Freiburg, Germany
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 54:1296-302. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Does effective management of sleep disorders reduce depressive symptoms and the risk of depression?
    Dieter Riemann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Freiburg University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Drugs 69:43-64. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Functional and structural brain alterations in insomnia: implications for pathophysiology
    D Riemann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Freiburg University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 29:1754-60. 2009

Detail Information

Publications85

  1. doi request reprint [Insomnia--state of the science]
    D Riemann
    Abteilung für Klinische Psychologie und Psychophysiologie Schlafmedizin der Klinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinik Freiburg, Hauptstr 5, 79104, Freiburg, Deutschland
    Nervenarzt 85:43-9. 2014
    ....
  2. doi request reprint REM sleep instability--a new pathway for insomnia?
    D Riemann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Freiburg University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Pharmacopsychiatry 45:167-76. 2012
    ..This dysfunction, along with attenuated functioning in a dorsal executive neural network, including frontal and prefrontal areas, might contribute to emotional and cognitive alterations and an elevated risk of developing depression...
  3. pmc Chronic insomnia and MRI-measured hippocampal volumes: a pilot study
    Dieter Riemann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Freiburg University Medical Center, Hauptstr 5, D 79104 Germany
    Sleep 30:955-8. 2007
    ..Morphometric analysis of magnetic resonance imaging brain scans was used to investigate possible neuroanatomic differences between patients with primary insomnia compared to good sleepers...
  4. doi request reprint Chronic insomnia: clinical and research challenges--an agenda
    D Riemann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of Freiburg University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Pharmacopsychiatry 44:1-14. 2011
    ..The important issues concerning insomnia treatment in the future especially in Europe will be reviewed and discussed critically...
  5. doi request reprint Insomnia and comorbid psychiatric disorders
    Dieter Riemann
    Freiburg University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep Med 8:S15-20. 2007
    ..As we learn more about the interplay between these pathophysiologies, we will be able to make better treatment decisions for our patients...
  6. doi request reprint [Substance-induced sleep disorders and abuse of hypnotics]
    D Riemann
    Abteilung für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinik Freiburg, Hauptstrasse 5, Freiburg, Germany
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 54:1325-31. 2011
    ..This phenomenon may pave the way for the development of drug dependency. Further unwanted side-effects (e.g., nocturnal falls) and the question of BZ abuse and dependency will be discussed...
  7. doi request reprint The treatments of chronic insomnia: a review of benzodiazepine receptor agonists and psychological and behavioral therapies
    Dieter Riemann
    Center for Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Freiburg University Medical Center, Hauptstrasse 5, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep Med Rev 13:205-14. 2009
    ..Finally, it is particularly important that studies be conducted to determine if successful insomnia treatment influences the clinical course of the diseases that often occur co-morbidly with sleep continuity disturbance...
  8. doi request reprint [Lack of sleep and insomnia. Impact on somatic and mental health]
    D Riemann
    Abteilung für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinik Freiburg, Hauptstrasse 5, Freiburg, Germany
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 54:1296-302. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Does effective management of sleep disorders reduce depressive symptoms and the risk of depression?
    Dieter Riemann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Freiburg University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Drugs 69:43-64. 2009
    ..This article reviews the level of evidence, recommendations and areas of particular interest for further study and discussion arising from this workshop...
  10. doi request reprint Functional and structural brain alterations in insomnia: implications for pathophysiology
    D Riemann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Freiburg University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 29:1754-60. 2009
    ....
  11. doi request reprint The hyperarousal model of insomnia: a review of the concept and its evidence
    Dieter Riemann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Freiburg University Medical Center, Hauptstrasse 5, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep Med Rev 14:19-31. 2010
    ....
  12. doi request reprint [Insomnias. II. Pharmacological and psychotherapeutic treatment options]
    Dieter Riemann
    Sektion für Klinische Psychologie und Psychophysiologie Schlafmedizin, Abteilung für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinik Freiburg, 79104 Freiburg
    Nervenarzt 80:1327-40. 2009
    ..Studies on the combination treatment of insomnia with hypnotics and cognitive behavioural therapy up to now were not able to show a superiority of the combination treatment versus monotreatment with behavioural therapy or hypnotics...
  13. doi request reprint [Insomnias: I. Aetiology, pathophysiology and diagnostics]
    D Riemann
    Sektion für Klinische Psychologie und Psychophysiologie Schlafmedizin, Abteilung für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinik, Hauptstrasse 5, 79104, Freiburg, Deutschland
    Nervenarzt 80:1060-9. 2009
    ..This article gives an overview of the diagnostic process for insomniac disorders. Furthermore, up to date neurobiological models of insomnia are discussed...
  14. pmc Memory before and after sleep in patients with moderate obstructive sleep apnea
    Corinna Kloepfer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany
    J Clin Sleep Med 5:540-8. 2009
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Impaired memory consolidation during sleep in patients with functional memory disorder
    Julia Puetz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany
    Biol Psychol 86:31-8. 2011
    ..Spectral analysis of sleep-EEG indicated an increased cortical excitation in FMD. We hypothesize that a hyperarousal state in FMD might contribute to sleep disturbance implicating negative effects on declarative memory consolidation...
  16. doi request reprint Increased EEG sigma and beta power during NREM sleep in primary insomnia
    Kai Spiegelhalder
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Germany
    Biol Psychol 91:329-33. 2012
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Sleep electroencephalographic spectral power after withdrawal from alcohol in alcohol-dependent patients
    Bernd Feige
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Hauptstrasse 5, Freiburg 79104, Germany
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:19-27. 2007
    ..Our hypothesis was that the subgroup of patients who relapsed within the 3 months to follow-up would exhibit-increased dysfunctional arousal manifested by higher-frequency (beta) EEG power during sleep...
  18. doi request reprint Does REM sleep contribute to subjective wake time in primary insomnia? A comparison of polysomnographic and subjective sleep in 100 patients
    Bernd Feige
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    J Sleep Res 17:180-90. 2008
    ..This REM sleep contribution was larger for PI than for GSC subjects. The findings suggest that REM sleep-related processes might contribute to subjectively disturbed sleep and the perception of waking time in patients with PI...
  19. doi request reprint Sleep restriction over several days does not affect long-term recall of declarative and procedural memories in adolescents
    Ulrich Voderholzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep Med 12:170-8. 2011
    ..The current study addressed the question whether different extents of sleep restriction after learning would impair long-term memory consolidation in adolescents...
  20. doi request reprint Sleep-related memory consolidation in primary insomnia
    Christoph Nissen
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    J Sleep Res 20:129-36. 2011
    ..Future work is needed to investigate the impact of treatment on improving sleep and memory...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sleep in obsessive compulsive disorder: polysomnographic studies under baseline conditions and after experimentally induced serotonin deficiency
    Ulrich Voderholzer
    Dept of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Klinikum of the Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 257:173-82. 2007
    ..Assuming that changes of sleep architecture indicate underlying neurobiological abnormalities, this study indicates that neurobiological disturbances are different in primary OCD as compared with primary depression...
  22. pmc The impact of sleep-related attentional bias on polysomnographically measured sleep in primary insomnia
    Kai Spiegelhalder
    University of Freiburg Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep 33:107-12. 2010
    ..Although sleep-related attentional bias has been shown to be evident in primary insomnia, the association with objectively measured sleep has not been investigated. In the present study, we used polysomnography (PSG) to fill this void...
  23. doi request reprint Sleep and memory in healthy children and adolescents - a critical review
    Marta Kopasz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Freiburg, Hauptstrasse 5, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep Med Rev 14:167-77. 2010
    ..This line of research can provide valuable input relevant to teaching, learning and public health policy...
  24. doi request reprint The impact of increasing sleep restriction on cortisol and daytime sleepiness in adolescents
    Ulrich Voderholzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 507:161-6. 2012
    ..The lack of detrimental effects of sleep restriction on cortisol levels might be due to compensation mechanisms during sleep...
  25. doi request reprint Heart rate and heart rate variability in subjectively reported insomnia
    Kai Spiegelhalder
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    J Sleep Res 20:137-45. 2011
    ..A lower wake-to-sleep HR reduction and alterations in HRV variables might, at least partially, mediate the increased rates of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality observed in insomnia patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint The effects of clomethiazole on polysomnographically recorded sleep in healthy subjects
    Horst Gann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Freiburg, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 255:284-90. 2005
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Impact of sleep-related complaints on depressive symptoms in patients with restless legs syndrome
    Magdolna Hornyak
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital, Freiburg, Germany
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1139-45. 2005
    ..RLS has been reported to be associated with depression and anxiety. The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between RLS symptom severity, sleep disturbances, and depressive symptoms...
  28. doi request reprint Insomnia as a predictor of depression: a meta-analytic evaluation of longitudinal epidemiological studies
    Chiara Baglioni
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Hauptstrasse 5, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    J Affect Disord 135:10-9. 2011
    ..This meta-analysis is aimed at evaluating quantitatively if insomnia constitutes a predictor of depression...
  29. doi request reprint The effect of sleep-specific brain activity versus reduced stimulus interference on declarative memory consolidation
    Hannah Piosczyk
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    J Sleep Res 22:406-13. 2013
    ....
  30. doi request reprint EEG Σ and slow-wave activity during NREM sleep correlate with overnight declarative and procedural memory consolidation
    Johannes Holz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    J Sleep Res 21:612-9. 2012
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Effects of sleep deprivation on nocturnal cytokine concentrations in depressed patients and healthy control subjects
    Ulrich Voderholzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 24:354-66. 2012
    ..The interaction between antidepressant effects of TSD and alterations of cytokines warrants further investigation...
  32. doi request reprint No persisting effect of partial sleep curtailment on cognitive performance and declarative memory recall in adolescents
    Marta Kopasz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    J Sleep Res 19:71-9. 2010
    ..This may be explained by the high ability of adolescents to compensate for acute sleep loss. The correlation between non-REM sleep and declarative memory performance supports earlier findings...
  33. ncbi request reprint Transient total sleep loss in cerebral Whipple's disease: a longitudinal study
    Ulrich Voderholzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    J Sleep Res 11:321-9. 2002
    ..The extent of sleep disruption in this case of organic insomnia was similar to cases of familial fatal insomnia, but was at least partially reversible with treatment...
  34. ncbi request reprint Increased nocturnal interleukin-6 excretion in patients with primary insomnia: a pilot study
    Ivonne Burgos
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Brain Behav Immun 20:246-53. 2006
    ..This might also implicate a higher risk for inflammatory and cardiovascular diseases in patients with chronic insomnia...
  35. ncbi request reprint Voxel-based morphometry in unmedicated patients with restless legs syndrome
    Magdolna Hornyak
    Center for Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital, Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep Med 9:22-6. 2007
    ..To address this issue, we performed VBM in unmedicated RLS patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Are there gender differences in objective and subjective sleep measures? A study of insomniacs and healthy controls
    Ulrich Voderholzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Freiburg, Germany
    Depress Anxiety 17:162-72. 2003
    ..Primary insomnia may be, at least in a part of the cases, a subclinical or subthreshold form of anxiety or depression...
  37. ncbi request reprint Impact of sleep deprivation and subsequent recovery sleep on cortisol in unmedicated depressed patients
    Ulrich Voderholzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1404-10. 2004
    ..Since depression is associated with abnormalities of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, the authors measured cortisol secretion before, during, and after therapeutic sleep deprivation for 1 night...
  38. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological impairment in obsessive-compulsive disorder--improvement over the course of cognitive behavioral treatment
    Anne Katrin Kuelz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Freiburg, Germany
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 28:1273-87. 2006
    ..We hypothesize that particularly cognitive behavioral treatment enables OCD patients to think and act in a more flexible way that helps them to develop more effective cognitive strategies...
  39. doi request reprint Quantitative measurement of sleep quality using cardiopulmonary coupling analysis: a retrospective comparison of individuals with and without primary insomnia
    Preetam J Schramm
    Research Division, AWP Freiburg, Immental Str 11, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep Breath 17:713-21. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the utility of a new operator-independent, automated measure of sleep physiology based on cardiopulmonary coupling (CPC) analysis in subjects with primary insomnia vs. good sleepers...
  40. pmc Insomnia does not appear to be associated with substantial structural brain changes
    Kai Spiegelhalder
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep 36:731-7. 2013
    ..The goal of the current study was to investigate brain morphometry in a well-characterized large sample of patients with primary insomnia (PI) in comparison with good sleeper controls...
  41. pmc Sleep-related arousal versus general cognitive arousal in primary insomnia
    Kai Spiegelhalder
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Hauptstraße 5, Freiburg, Germany
    J Clin Sleep Med 8:431-7. 2012
    ..The present study aimed at further investigating trait aspects of sleep-related cognitive arousal and general cognitive arousal and their association with both objective and subjective sleep parameters in primary insomnia patients...
  42. pmc The timing of learning before night-time sleep differentially affects declarative and procedural long-term memory consolidation in adolescents
    Johannes Holz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e40963. 2012
    ..In contrast, the higher retention of declarative memories after encoding in the afternoon is surprising, appeared to be less robust and needs further investigation...
  43. doi request reprint Sleep-related attentional bias in patients with primary insomnia compared with sleep experts and healthy controls
    Kai Spiegelhalder
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    J Sleep Res 17:191-6. 2008
    ..The findings suggest that a desensitization of sleep-related stimuli might be used therapeutically, thus extending the current cognitive behavioral treatments for primary insomnia...
  44. doi request reprint Sleep and emotions: a focus on insomnia
    Chiara Baglioni
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Hauptstrasse 5, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep Med Rev 14:227-38. 2010
    ..Good sleep seems to be associated with high positive emotions, but not necessarily with low negative emotions. This review underlines the need for future research on emotions in insomnia...
  45. ncbi request reprint Cerebral correlates of muscle tone fluctuations in restless legs syndrome: a pilot study with combined functional magnetic resonance imaging and anterior tibial muscle electromyography
    Kai Spiegelhalder
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital, Hauptstrasse 5, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep Med 9:177-83. 2008
    ..To investigate the pathomechanism of the disorder further we recorded a surface electromyogram (EMG) of the anterior tibial muscle during functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in patients with idiopathic RLS...
  46. ncbi request reprint Impaired sleep-related memory consolidation in primary insomnia--a pilot study
    Christoph Nissen
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep 29:1068-73. 2006
    ..To compare sleep-related consolidation of procedural memory in patients with primary insomnia and healthy controls...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effects of the neuropeptide substance P on sleep, mood, and neuroendocrine measures in healthy young men
    Klaus Lieb
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical School, Hauptstr 5, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Neuropsychopharmacology 27:1041-9. 2002
    ..These effects can be interpreted as evidence for a central arousing effect of SP. Further studies should focus on the effects of substance P in patients with depressive or other psychiatric disorders...
  48. ncbi request reprint Relationship of periodic leg movements and severity of restless legs syndrome: a study in unmedicated and medicated patients
    Magdolna Hornyak
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:1532-7. 2007
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal cortisol and melatonin secretion in primary insomnia
    Dieter Riemann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Freiburg, Hauptstrasse 5, 79104, Freiburg, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 113:17-27. 2002
    ..The pathophysiological significance of this finding is, however, still a matter of debate...
  50. ncbi request reprint Spectral analysis of sleep EEG in patients with restless legs syndrome
    Magdolna Hornyak
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital, Hauptstrasse 5, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:1265-72. 2005
    ..Furthermore, we studied the relationship of sleep EEG spectral power to the occurrence of periodic leg movements in sleep (PLMS) and arousal events...
  51. doi request reprint How smoking affects sleep: a polysomnographical analysis
    Andreas Jaehne
    Freiburg University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Hauptstrasse 5, Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep Med 13:1286-92. 2012
    ..Therefore, this study used PSG to evaluate sleep in smokers and non-smokers while controlling for other parameters that affect sleep...
  52. doi request reprint Dream recall and dream content in obsessive-compulsive patients: is there a change during exposure treatment?
    Anne K Kuelz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:593-6. 2010
    ..The findings support the continuity hypothesis of dreaming by showing a link between day-time symptoms and OC symptoms in dreams. Contrary to expectations, however, exposure treatment does not intensify dreams...
  53. doi request reprint Cerebral correlates of heart rate variations during a spontaneous panic attack in the fMRI scanner
    Kai Spiegelhalder
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Hauptstrasse 5, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Neurocase 15:527-34. 2009
    ..Additionally, regions-of-interest (ROI) analyses indicated significant positive associations in the left amygdala, and trends towards significance in the right amygdala and left insula...
  54. doi request reprint Is smoking-related attentional bias a useful marker for treatment effects?
    Kai Spiegelhalder
    University of Freiburg Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Freiburg, Germany
    Behav Med 37:26-34. 2011
    ..Additionally, there was no significant correlation between the attentional bias scores from both tasks...
  55. ncbi request reprint Increased delta power and discrepancies in objective and subjective sleep measurements in borderline personality disorder
    Alexandra Philipsen
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical School, Haupt strasse 5, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 39:489-98. 2005
    ..Earlier findings in sleep EEG abnormalities in BPD may have been confounded by concomitant depressive symptoms...
  56. ncbi request reprint Polysomnographic comparison between patients with primary alcohol dependency during subacute withdrawal and patients with a major depression
    Horst Gann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Hauptstrasse 5, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 254:263-71. 2004
    ..Such adaptive counterregulation might also explain the alterations in slow wave sleep found in alcoholics that are even more pronounced in these patients than in patients with major depression...
  57. ncbi request reprint Sleep in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a controlled polysomnographic study including spectral analysis of the sleep EEG
    Alexandra Philipsen
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical School, Germany
    Sleep 28:877-84. 2005
    ..We investigated objective and subjective sleep quality in adultADHD, including an electroencephalogram spectral power analysis...
  58. ncbi request reprint Effects of alcohol on polysomnographically recorded sleep in healthy subjects
    Bernd Feige
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1527-37. 2006
    ..The study evaluated a short-term acute drinking period for 3 and 2 days of withdrawal from alcohol not only for polysomnographic variables but also for subjective estimates of sleep quality...
  59. pmc Polysomnography findings in patients with restless legs syndrome and in healthy controls: a comparative observational study
    Magdolna Hornyak
    Center for Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep 30:861-5. 2007
    ..Sleep disturbances and their sequelae are the most common complaints of patients with restless legs syndrome (RLS). We compared polysomnography (PSG) findings in a large cohort of patients with idiopathic RLS and of healthy subjects...
  60. ncbi request reprint Fluoxetine and sleep EEG: effects of a single dose, subchronic treatment, and discontinuation in healthy subjects
    Bernd Feige
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany
    Neuropsychopharmacology 26:246-58. 2002
    ..Finally, the pattern of change observed for the delta sleep ratio indicates that it may be due to secondary, adaptive effects possibly linked to the antidepressant effect of fluoxetine in depressed patients...
  61. ncbi request reprint The tryptophan depletion test: impact on sleep in primary insomnia - a pilot study
    Dieter Riemann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Hauptstrasse 5, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 109:129-35. 2002
    ..The results suggest a negative impact of tryptophan depletion on sleep continuity and a stimulating effect on phasic measures of REM sleep in patients with primary insomnia...
  62. ncbi request reprint Variability of periodic leg movements in various sleep disorders: implications for clinical and pathophysiologic studies
    Magdolna Hornyak
    Sleep Disorders Unit, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital, Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep 28:331-5. 2005
    ..In the present study, we investigated the intrasubject variance of PLMS from one night to the other because a fluctuation in the number of PLMS may influence the outcome of pharmacologic and pathophysiologic studies...
  63. doi request reprint Comorbid sleep disorders in neuropsychiatric disorders across the life cycle
    Kai Spiegelhalder
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Hauptstraße 5, 79104, Freiburg, Germany
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 15:364. 2013
    ..Whether adequate treatment of sleep disorders can prevent the incidence of psychiatric disorders, remains to be investigated...
  64. doi request reprint Is chronic insomnia a precursor to major depression? Epidemiological and biological findings
    Chiara Baglioni
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Hauptstraße 5, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 14:511-8. 2012
    ..Although preliminary results seem to support this hypothesis, data are still too few to make valid conclusions...
  65. ncbi request reprint Sleep and sleep disorders in adults with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Alexandra Philipsen
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical School, Haupt strasse 5, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep Med Rev 10:399-405. 2006
    ..To date, larger studies with adequate sample sizes that compare sleep in adult patients with ADHD, healthy control groups and patients with other primary sleep disorders are still lacking...
  66. ncbi request reprint Do periodic leg movements influence patients' perception of sleep quality?
    Magdolna Hornyak
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Freiburg, Hauptstrasse 5, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep Med 5:597-600. 2004
    ..We investigated the relationship of the occurrence of PLMS to patients' perception of sleep quality during a night of polysomnography in various sleep disorders...
  67. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of the muscarinic M1 receptor agonist RS-86 and the acetylcholine-esterase inhibitor donepezil on REM sleep regulation in healthy volunteers
    Christoph Nissen
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany
    Neuropsychopharmacology 31:1294-300. 2006
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Periodic leg movements in sleep and periodic limb movement disorder: prevalence, clinical significance and treatment
    Magdolna Hornyak
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Freiburg, Hauptstrasse 5, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep Med Rev 10:169-77. 2006
    ..To date, only a few studies have evaluated the efficacy of therapeutic substances in reducing PLMS in PLMD patients. Their results need to be confirmed in controlled randomized trials...
  69. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability and validity of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index in primary insomnia
    Jutta Backhaus
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 53:737-40. 2002
    ..Psychometric evaluation of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) for primary insomnia...
  70. ncbi request reprint Magnesium treatment of primary alcohol-dependent patients during subacute withdrawal: an open pilot study with polysomnography
    Magdolna Hornyak
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Freiburg, Hauptstrasse 5, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:1702-9. 2004
    ..We conducted an open pilot study to evaluate the effects of magnesium treatment on the sleep of primary alcohol-dependent patients during subacute withdrawal...
  71. ncbi request reprint Object alternation test--is it sensitive enough to detect cognitive dysfunction in obsessive-compulsive disorder?
    Anne Katrin Kuelz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 19:441-3. 2004
    ..OCD patients performed normally on the OAT but scored below controls on a task assessing visuo-spatial working memory. The results challenge the concept of the OAT as a sensitive instrument for orbitofrontal dysfunction in OCD...
  72. ncbi request reprint Neurobiological findings before and during successful lithium therapy of a patient with 48-hour rapid-cycling bipolar disorder
    Ulrich Voderholzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Albert Ludwig University, Freiburg, Germany
    Neuropsychobiology 45:13-9. 2002
    ..With plasma levels between 0.8 and 1.0 mmol, almost complete remission occurred. An overview on previous reports on the therapeutic effect of mood stabilizers in this rare form of bipolar disorder is presented...
  73. doi request reprint Effect of illicit recreational drugs upon sleep: cocaine, ecstasy and marijuana
    Thomas Schierenbeck
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Freiburg University Medical Center, Hauptstrasse 5, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep Med Rev 12:381-9. 2008
    ..Longer sleep onset latency, reduced slow wave sleep and a REM rebound can be observed. Prospective studies are needed in order to verify whether sleep disturbances during cocaine and cannabis withdrawal predict treatment outcome...
  74. ncbi request reprint Sleep and sleep-wake manipulations in bipolar depression
    Dieter Riemann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Freiburg, Germany
    Neuropsychobiology 45:7-12. 2002
    ..For patients with mania, sleep deprivation is not an adequate treatment--in contrast, treatment strategies aiming at stabilizing a regular sleep-wake schedule are indicated...
  75. ncbi request reprint Dopamine agonists for restless legs syndrome
    Hanna Scholz
    Interdisciplinary Pain Canter, University Medical Center, Freiburg, Breisacher Strasse, 64, Freiburg, Germany, 79106
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD006009. 2011
    ..According to clinical guidelines, dopamine agonists are the first-line treatment of restless legs syndrome (RLS)...
  76. doi request reprint [Psychotherapeutic care in OCD outpatients--results from an anonymous therapist survey]
    Anne Katrin Külz
    Abteilung für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinikum Freiburg
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 60:194-201. 2010
    ..Results suggest a need for optimization of OCD outpatient care, especially with regard to application of treatment strategies with scientific evidence...
  77. doi request reprint [Alcohol-specific psychotherapy (ASP) in practice--a survey of psychotherapists]
    Katrin Frick
    Universitatsklinik Freiburg, Abt für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Freiburg
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 59:416-22. 2009
    ..By means of a specifically designed questionnaire, we conducted a survey of 21 psychotherapists trained in the method, and performed a descriptive and qualitative analysis...
  78. doi request reprint [Tricyclic antidepressives as sleep aids. A medical treatment option for insomnia]
    John Peter Doerr
    Abteilung für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie der Universitätsklinik Freiburg, Hauptstr 5, D 79104 Freiburg
    Pharm Unserer Zeit 37:226-32. 2008
  79. ncbi request reprint Periodic limb movements during sleep in alcohol dependent patients
    Horst Gann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Hauptstr 5, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 252:124-9. 2002
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Primary insomnia: a risk factor to develop depression?
    Dieter Riemann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Freiburg, Hauptstrasse 5, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    J Affect Disord 76:255-9. 2003
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Short-term training increases diagnostic and treatment rate for insomnia in general practice
    Jutta Backhaus
    University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23538 Luebeck, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 252:99-104. 2002
    ..To evaluate the effect of short-term training of general practitioners (GPs) on their diagnosis and treatment of chronic insomnia...
  82. doi request reprint Effects of nicotine on sleep during consumption, withdrawal and replacement therapy
    Andreas Jaehne
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Sleep Med Rev 13:363-77. 2009
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint M1 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor agonism alters sleep without affecting memory consolidation
    Christoph Nissen
    Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 18:1799-807. 2006
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Treatment of depression in patients with restless legs syndrome: what is evidence-based?
    Magdolna Hornyak
    Sleep Med 7:301-2; author reply 303-4. 2006
  85. ncbi request reprint Transient narcolepsy-cataplexy syndrome after discontinuation of the antidepressant venlafaxine
    Christoph Nissen
    J Sleep Res 14:207-8. 2005