Roland Weierstall

Summary

Affiliation: University of Konstanz
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Testosterone reactivity and identification with a perpetrator or a victim in a story are associated with attraction to violence-related cues
    Roland Weierstall
    University of Konstanz, Department of Psychology, Germany Electronic address
    Int J Law Psychiatry 37:304-12. 2014
  2. pmc Relations among appetitive aggression, post-traumatic stress and motives for demobilization: a study in former Colombian combatants
    Roland Weierstall
    Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Confl Health 7:9. 2013
  3. pmc Appetitive aggression as a resilience factor against trauma disorders: appetitive aggression and PTSD in German World War II veterans
    Roland Weierstall
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e50891. 2012
  4. pmc When combat prevents PTSD symptoms--results from a survey with former child soldiers in Northern Uganda
    Roland Weierstall
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 12:41. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Female attraction to appetitive-aggressive men is modulated by women's menstrual cycle and men's vulnerability to traumatic stress
    Gilda Giebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Evol Psychol 11:248-62. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Mental health 15 years after the killings in Rwanda: imprisoned perpetrators of the genocide against the Tutsi versus a community sample of survivors
    Susanne Schaal
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    J Trauma Stress 25:446-53. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Childhood adversities in relation to psychiatric disorders
    Christian Pietrek
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 206:103-10. 2013
  8. pmc Provision of mental health services in resource-poor settings: a randomised trial comparing counselling with routine medical treatment in North Afghanistan (Mazar-e-Sharif)
    Sarah Ayoughi
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 12:14. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Fascination violence: on mind and brain of man hunters
    Thomas Elbert
    Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 260:S100-5. 2010
  10. pmc Analyzing the microfoundations of human violence in the DRC - intrinsic and extrinsic rewards and the prediction of appetitive aggression
    Roos Haer
    Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Konstanz, Universitaetstrasse 10, Konstanz, 78457, Germany
    Confl Health 7:11. 2013

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Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Testosterone reactivity and identification with a perpetrator or a victim in a story are associated with attraction to violence-related cues
    Roland Weierstall
    University of Konstanz, Department of Psychology, Germany Electronic address
    Int J Law Psychiatry 37:304-12. 2014
    ..The biological basis of this appetitive perception of aggression in humans has to date not been studied...
  2. pmc Relations among appetitive aggression, post-traumatic stress and motives for demobilization: a study in former Colombian combatants
    Roland Weierstall
    Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Confl Health 7:9. 2013
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  3. pmc Appetitive aggression as a resilience factor against trauma disorders: appetitive aggression and PTSD in German World War II veterans
    Roland Weierstall
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e50891. 2012
    ..Appetitive Aggression should therefore prevent widespread mental suffering in perpetrators of severe atrocities even after decades...
  4. pmc When combat prevents PTSD symptoms--results from a survey with former child soldiers in Northern Uganda
    Roland Weierstall
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 12:41. 2012
    ..We argue that perpetrating violence could actually 'immunize' a person against adverse effects of traumatic stressors, significantly reducing the risk of developing PTSD...
  5. ncbi request reprint Female attraction to appetitive-aggressive men is modulated by women's menstrual cycle and men's vulnerability to traumatic stress
    Gilda Giebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Evol Psychol 11:248-62. 2013
    ..We conclude that women in their fertile window prefer men exhibiting higher appetitive aggression as a short-term partner, revealing appetitive aggression in men may serve as a signal for a higher genetic fitness...
  6. doi request reprint Mental health 15 years after the killings in Rwanda: imprisoned perpetrators of the genocide against the Tutsi versus a community sample of survivors
    Susanne Schaal
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    J Trauma Stress 25:446-53. 2012
    ..Results suggest that both groups exhibit considerable psychiatric morbidity...
  7. doi request reprint Childhood adversities in relation to psychiatric disorders
    Christian Pietrek
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 206:103-10. 2013
    ..Results indicate a dose-effect with differential impact of adverse childhood experiences in BPD, MDD, and schizophrenia, while early maltreatment beyond a certain degree affects mental health independent of diagnosis...
  8. pmc Provision of mental health services in resource-poor settings: a randomised trial comparing counselling with routine medical treatment in North Afghanistan (Mazar-e-Sharif)
    Sarah Ayoughi
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 12:14. 2012
    ..In an exemplary setting, the present study compares the efficacy of psychosocial counselling with routine pharmacological treatment in a randomised trial in Mazar-e-Sharif (Afghanistan)...
  9. doi request reprint Fascination violence: on mind and brain of man hunters
    Thomas Elbert
    Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 260:S100-5. 2010
    ..This may explain the fascination with gladiatorial combat, violent computer games but as well ritualized forms like football...
  10. pmc Analyzing the microfoundations of human violence in the DRC - intrinsic and extrinsic rewards and the prediction of appetitive aggression
    Roos Haer
    Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Konstanz, Universitaetstrasse 10, Konstanz, 78457, Germany
    Confl Health 7:11. 2013
    ..In this study, we examine how receiving rewards (intrinsic versus extrinsic) influence the level of appetitive aggression exhibited by former combatants...