NICOLAS RUSCH

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Implicit versus explicit attitudes toward psychiatric medication: Implications for insight and treatment adherence
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Joint Research Programs in Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3424 S State St, Chicago IL 60616, USA
    Schizophr Res 112:119-22. 2009
  2. pmc Corpus callosum abnormalities in women with borderline personality disorder and comorbid attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Rüsch, Zahn, Ebert, Tebartz van Elst Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, and the South German Brain Imaging Center, Freiburg, Germany
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 32:417-22. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Reduced interhemispheric structural connectivity between anterior cingulate cortices in borderline personality disorder
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 181:151-4. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Predictors of dropout from inpatient dialectical behavior therapy among women with borderline personality disorder
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 39:497-503. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Inferior frontal white matter volume and suicidality in schizophrenia
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, Rome, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 164:206-14. 2008
  6. pmc Self-stigma, group identification, perceived legitimacy of discrimination and mental health service use
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 195:551-2. 2009
  7. pmc A stress-coping model of mental illness stigma: II. Emotional stress responses, coping behavior and outcome
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Joint Research Programs in Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3424 S State Street, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
    Schizophr Res 110:65-71. 2009
  8. pmc A stress-coping model of mental illness stigma: I. Predictors of cognitive stress appraisal
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Joint Research Programs in Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3424 S State Street, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
    Schizophr Res 110:59-64. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Ingroup perception and responses to stigma among persons with mental illness
    N Rusch
    Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 120:320-8. 2009
  10. pmc Automatically activated shame reactions and perceived legitimacy of discrimination: A longitudinal study among people with mental illness
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 41:60-3. 2010

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Publications39

  1. pmc Implicit versus explicit attitudes toward psychiatric medication: Implications for insight and treatment adherence
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Joint Research Programs in Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3424 S State St, Chicago IL 60616, USA
    Schizophr Res 112:119-22. 2009
    ..Explicit, but not implicit, positive attitudes predicted self-reported adherence. Implicit measures can improve our understanding of medication attitudes and evaluation of interventions to increase treatment adherence...
  2. pmc Corpus callosum abnormalities in women with borderline personality disorder and comorbid attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Rüsch, Zahn, Ebert, Tebartz van Elst Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, and the South German Brain Imaging Center, Freiburg, Germany
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 32:417-22. 2007
    ..Recent models suggest impaired structural and functional connectivity in this condition. To investigate this, we studied the thickness of the corpus callosum, the largest connecting fibre bundle in the human brain...
  3. doi request reprint Reduced interhemispheric structural connectivity between anterior cingulate cortices in borderline personality disorder
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 181:151-4. 2010
    ..Decreased interhemispheric structural connectivity between both ACCs may be a structural correlate of BPD...
  4. doi request reprint Predictors of dropout from inpatient dialectical behavior therapy among women with borderline personality disorder
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 39:497-503. 2008
    ..Experiential avoidance and anxiety may be associated with dropout in inpatient DBT. Low life-time suicidality and high anger could reflect a subtype at risk for discontinuation of inpatient treatment...
  5. doi request reprint Inferior frontal white matter volume and suicidality in schizophrenia
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, Rome, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 164:206-14. 2008
    ..Inferior frontal white matter alterations in fronto-temporo-limbic circuits may be associated with suicidality and self-aggression in schizophrenia...
  6. pmc Self-stigma, group identification, perceived legitimacy of discrimination and mental health service use
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 195:551-2. 2009
    ..More self-stigma predicted psychiatric hospitalisation. Cognitive indicators of stigma resilience may predict out-patient service use, whereas self-stigma may increase the risk of psychiatric hospitalisation...
  7. pmc A stress-coping model of mental illness stigma: II. Emotional stress responses, coping behavior and outcome
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Joint Research Programs in Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3424 S State Street, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
    Schizophr Res 110:65-71. 2009
    ..Emotional stress reactions and dysfunctional coping could be useful targets for interventions aiming to reduce the negative impact of stigma on people with mental illness...
  8. pmc A stress-coping model of mental illness stigma: I. Predictors of cognitive stress appraisal
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Joint Research Programs in Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3424 S State Street, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
    Schizophr Res 110:59-64. 2009
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  9. doi request reprint Ingroup perception and responses to stigma among persons with mental illness
    N Rusch
    Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 120:320-8. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Automatically activated shame reactions and perceived legitimacy of discrimination: A longitudinal study among people with mental illness
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 41:60-3. 2010
    ..Automatically activated shame reactions may increase vulnerability to mental illness stigma...
  11. ncbi request reprint The impact of posttraumatic stress disorder on dysfunctional implicit and explicit emotions among women with borderline personality disorder
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:537-9. 2007
    ..Self-reported guilt proneness and implicit anxiety may mediate the negative impact of comorbid PTSD on women with BPD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prefrontal-thalamic-cerebellar gray matter networks and executive functioning in schizophrenia
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, Rome, Italy
    Schizophr Res 93:79-89. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Shame and implicit self-concept in women with borderline personality disorder
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Hauptstrasse 5, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Am J Psychiatry 164:500-8. 2007
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  14. doi request reprint Implicit self-stigma in people with mental illness
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Joint Research Programs in Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:150-3. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that implicit self-stigma is a measurable construct and is associated with negative outcomes. Attempts to reduce self-stigma should take implicit processes into account...
  15. ncbi request reprint Inferior frontal white matter microstructure and patterns of psychopathology in women with borderline personality disorder and comorbid attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Germany
    Neuroimage 35:738-47. 2007
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  16. pmc Biogenetic models of psychopathology, implicit guilt, and mental illness stigma
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Psychiatry Res 179:328-32. 2010
    ..An exclusive focus on genetic models may therefore be problematic for clinical practice and anti-stigma initiatives...
  17. doi request reprint Neurochemical alterations in women with borderline personality disorder and comorbid attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    World J Biol Psychiatry 11:372-81. 2010
    ..Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is associated with structural and functional brain changes. Recent models and findings refer to alterations of glutamate and total N-acetylaspartate (tNAA) in this condition...
  18. doi request reprint Do people with mental illness deserve what they get? Links between meritocratic worldviews and implicit versus explicit stigma
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 260:617-25. 2010
    ..Public anti-stigma campaigns and initiatives to reduce self-stigma among people with mental illness should take worldviews into account...
  19. ncbi request reprint Self-stigma in women with borderline personality disorder and women with social phobia
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:766-73. 2006
    ..This may reflect intense labeling processes as being mentally ill due to repeated hospitalizations, frequent interpersonal difficulties, and visible scars...
  20. doi request reprint Extraction of prefronto-amygdalar pathways by combining probability maps
    Tobias Bracht
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 174:217-22. 2009
    ..We believe that our approach provides a promising tool to assess the integrity of specific structural connections in patients with neuropsychiatric disorders...
  21. ncbi request reprint Neurochemical and structural correlates of executive dysfunction in schizophrenia
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Germany
    Schizophr Res 99:155-63. 2008
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  22. ncbi request reprint Frontolimbic glutamate alterations in first episode schizophrenia: evidence from a magnetic resonance spectroscopy study
    Hans M Olbrich
    Section for Experimental NeuroPsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany
    World J Biol Psychiatry 9:59-63. 2008
    ..Absolute-quantification [1H]MRS can reveal glutamatergic abnormalities which might play an important role in the pathogenesis and course of schizophrenia...
  23. doi request reprint Reduced fronto-temporal connectivity is associated with frontal gray matter density reduction and neuropsychological deficit in schizophrenia
    Ilaria Spoletini
    IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy
    Schizophr Res 108:57-68. 2009
    ..The second objective was to identify the neuropsychological correlates of white matter abnormalities in the schizophrenic group, using a comprehensive neuropsychological battery...
  24. ncbi request reprint Clonidine in acute aversive inner tension and self-injurious behavior in female patients with borderline personality disorder
    Alexandra Philipsen
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical School, Freiburg, Germany
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1414-9. 2004
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  25. doi request reprint Time course of anger and other emotions in women with borderline personality disorder: a preliminary study
    Gitta A Jacob
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Freiburg, Hauptstrasse 5, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 39:391-402. 2008
    ..The BPD group showed also stronger negative emotions over the whole experiment. The study is the first to demonstrate prolonged anger reactions in BPD patients in an experimental setting...
  26. pmc The impact of self-stigma and mutual help programs on the quality of life of people with serious mental illnesses
    Patrick W Corrigan
    Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, USA
    Community Ment Health J 49:1-6. 2013
    ..Findings about group identification will inform ongoing development of MHPs and consumer operated services, as well as evaluation of these programs...
  27. doi request reprint How does stigma affect work in people with serious mental illnesses?
    Patrick W Corrigan
    Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois 60616, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 35:381-4. 2012
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  28. doi request reprint Small amygdala-high aggression? The role of the amygdala in modulating aggression in healthy subjects
    Swantje Matthies
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Centre Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    World J Biol Psychiatry 13:75-81. 2012
    ..In order to better understand the physiological role of the amygdala in modulating aggressive behaviour we investigated the relationship between amygdala volumes and lifetime aggression in healthy subjects...
  29. ncbi request reprint Self-stigma, empowerment, and perceived legitimacy of discrimination among women with mental illness
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Germany
    Psychiatr Serv 57:399-402. 2006
    ..The authors hypothesized that a high level of perceived discrimination, little sense of identification with the group of people with mental illness, and a high level of perceived legitimacy of discrimination lead to self-stigma...
  30. ncbi request reprint Measuring shame and guilt by self-report questionnaires: a validation study
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Hauptstrasse 5, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 150:313-25. 2007
    ..The discriminant validity of the TOSCA-3 to distinguish between shame- and guilt-proneness may be diminished in clinical samples. The measure of state shame (ESS) showed a large overlap with state anxiety...
  31. doi request reprint Emotional reactions to standardized stimuli in women with borderline personality disorder: stronger negative affect, but no differences in reactivity
    Gitta A Jacob
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Freiburg, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:808-15. 2009
    ..Extreme negative affectivity may be a more appropriate description of BPD-related emotional problems than emotional hyperreactivity...
  32. doi request reprint Visual cortex abnormalities in adults with ADHD: a structural MRI study
    Johannes Ahrendts
    Section for Experimental NeuroPsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    World J Biol Psychiatry 12:260-70. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the involvement of prefronto-striatal and posterior parietal areas in adult ADHD...
  33. doi request reprint Challenging the public stigma of mental illness: a meta-analysis of outcome studies
    Patrick W Corrigan
    Illinois Institute of Technology, 3424 S State St, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:963-73. 2012
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  34. pmc Reducing self-stigma by coming out proud
    Patrick W Corrigan
    Illinois Institute of Technology College of Psychology, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:794-800. 2013
    ..This type of program may also pose challenges for public health research...
  35. doi request reprint Changing stigmatizing perceptions and recollections about mental illness: the effects of NAMI's in Our Own Voice
    Patrick W Corrigan
    Institute of Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3424 S State Street, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
    Community Ment Health J 46:517-22. 2010
    ..Results showed the two IOOV conditions had significantly better ratios than education. These findings suggest the 30 min version of IOOV is as effective as the 90 min standard...
  36. ncbi request reprint Mental illness stigma: concepts, consequences, and initiatives to reduce stigma
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Hauptstrasse 5, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 20:529-39. 2005
    ..Well-designed anti-stigma initiatives will help to diminish negative consequences of mental illness stigma...
  37. ncbi request reprint Motivational interviewing to improve insight and treatment adherence in schizophrenia
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Freiburg, Germany
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 26:23-32. 2002
    ..Motivational Interviewing can, with specific modifications for persons with schizophrenia, successfully increase their insight and compliance, because it allows them to explore their own goals and to take a more active role in treatment...
  38. pmc Self-stigma of mental illness scale--short form: reliability and validity
    Patrick W Corrigan
    Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, USA
    Psychiatry Res 199:65-9. 2012
    ..Future research with the SSMIS-SF should evaluate its sensitivity to change and its stability through test-rest reliability...
  39. pmc Self-stigma and the "why try" effect: impact on life goals and evidence-based practices
    Patrick W Corrigan
    Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
    World Psychiatry 8:75-81. 2009
    ..People may also avoid accessing and using evidence-based practices that help achieve these goals. The effects of self-stigma and the "why try" effect can be diminished by services that promote consumer empowerment...