Florian D Zepf

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc The effects of acute tryptophan depletion on reactive aggression in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and healthy controls
    Marco Zimmermann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, LVR Clinics Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e32023. 2012
  2. pmc Effects of acute tryptophan depletion on brain serotonin function and concentrations of dopamine and norepinephrine in C57BL/6J and BALB/cJ mice
    Caroline Sarah Biskup
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e35916. 2012
  3. pmc Migration background and juvenile mental health: a descriptive retrospective analysis of diagnostic rates of psychiatric disorders in young people
    Tilman Jakob Gaber
    Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Glob Health Action 6:20187. 2013
  4. pmc Acute tryptophan depletion in accordance with body weight: influx of amino acids across the blood-brain barrier
    V L S Dingerkus
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Neuenhofer Weg 21, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    J Neural Transm 119:1037-45. 2012
  5. doi request reprint No effect of acute tryptophan depletion on verbal declarative memory in young persons with ADHD
    F D Zepf
    Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 128:133-41. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Differences in serum zn levels in acutely ill and recovered adolescents and young adults with anorexia nervosa--a pilot study
    Florian Daniel Zepf
    Dpt of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen Germany
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:203-10. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Serotonergic neurotransmission and lapses of attention in children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: availability of tryptophan influences attentional performance
    Florian D Zepf
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, RWTH University of Aachen, Germany
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 13:933-41. 2010
  8. doi request reprint [Withdrawal syndrome after abuse of GHB (Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate) and its physiological precursors - its relevance for child and adolescent psychiatrists]
    Florian D Zepf
    Klinik fur Kinder und Jugendpsychiatrie und psychotherapie, RWTH Universität Aachen, Aachen
    Z Kinder Jugendpsychiatr Psychother 37:413-20. 2009
  9. doi request reprint No association between affective and behavioral dysregulation and parameters of thyroid function in youths
    F D Zepf
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, RWTH University of Aachen, Germany
    J Affect Disord 134:478-82. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Neurocognitive performance in children with ADHD and OCD
    Timo D Vloet
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 38:961-9. 2010

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Publications14

  1. pmc The effects of acute tryptophan depletion on reactive aggression in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and healthy controls
    Marco Zimmermann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, LVR Clinics Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e32023. 2012
    ..We investigated the effects of acute tryptophan depletion (ATD), and the resulting diminished central nervous serotonergic neurotransmission, on reactive aggression in healthy controls and adults with ADHD...
  2. pmc Effects of acute tryptophan depletion on brain serotonin function and concentrations of dopamine and norepinephrine in C57BL/6J and BALB/cJ mice
    Caroline Sarah Biskup
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e35916. 2012
    ..The present findings suggest that ATD Moja-De effectively and specifically suppresses central serotonergic function. These results also demonstrate a strain-specific effect of ATD Moja-De on anxiety-like behavior...
  3. pmc Migration background and juvenile mental health: a descriptive retrospective analysis of diagnostic rates of psychiatric disorders in young people
    Tilman Jakob Gaber
    Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Glob Health Action 6:20187. 2013
    ..This article presents diagnostic rates for specific mental disorders in a German pediatric inpatient population over a period of 20 years with respect to migration background and socioeconomic status (SES)...
  4. pmc Acute tryptophan depletion in accordance with body weight: influx of amino acids across the blood-brain barrier
    V L S Dingerkus
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Neuenhofer Weg 21, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    J Neural Transm 119:1037-45. 2012
    ..Future research into other secondary, compensatory effects induced by ATD in patients with neuropsychiatric disorders and healthy populations is needed. ATD Moja-De allows this type of research with a focus on a developmental viewpoint...
  5. doi request reprint No effect of acute tryptophan depletion on verbal declarative memory in young persons with ADHD
    F D Zepf
    Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 128:133-41. 2013
    ..Here, we aimed to explore the effects of a diminished central nervous 5-HT synthesis, which is achieved by acute tryptophan depletion (ATD) Moja-De , on memory function in young males with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Differences in serum zn levels in acutely ill and recovered adolescents and young adults with anorexia nervosa--a pilot study
    Florian Daniel Zepf
    Dpt of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen Germany
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:203-10. 2012
    ..These differences are likely influenced by reported food preferences, in particular as regards Ca²⁺ and phosphorus-containing foods. However, because of limited statistical power, future research involving larger samples is necessary...
  7. ncbi request reprint Serotonergic neurotransmission and lapses of attention in children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: availability of tryptophan influences attentional performance
    Florian D Zepf
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, RWTH University of Aachen, Germany
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 13:933-41. 2010
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  8. doi request reprint [Withdrawal syndrome after abuse of GHB (Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate) and its physiological precursors - its relevance for child and adolescent psychiatrists]
    Florian D Zepf
    Klinik fur Kinder und Jugendpsychiatrie und psychotherapie, RWTH Universität Aachen, Aachen
    Z Kinder Jugendpsychiatr Psychother 37:413-20. 2009
    ..The acute withdrawal of GHB with its cardiovascular and delirant symptoms is of particular importance for child and adolescent psychiatrists...
  9. doi request reprint No association between affective and behavioral dysregulation and parameters of thyroid function in youths
    F D Zepf
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, RWTH University of Aachen, Germany
    J Affect Disord 134:478-82. 2011
    ..The present study investigated whether altered thyroid functioning in youths is associated with the severe mood dysregulation symptoms characterized by the CBCL-DP...
  10. doi request reprint Neurocognitive performance in children with ADHD and OCD
    Timo D Vloet
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 38:961-9. 2010
    ..This double dissociation highlights the distinct cognitive dysfunctions associated with ADHD and OCD and might possibly point to different neural abnormalities in both disorders...
  11. doi request reprint Dietary manipulation of serotonergic and dopaminergic function in C57BL/6J mice with amino acid depletion mixtures
    Cristina L Sanchez
    Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Neuenhofer Weg 21, 52074, Aachen, Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany
    J Neural Transm 121:153-62. 2014
    ..Different effects on 5-HT and DA function by these mixtures suggest that the exact composition may be a critical determinant for effectiveness with respect to the administered challenge procedure. ..
  12. doi request reprint Social reinforcement can regulate localized brain activity
    Krystyna A Mathiak
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstr 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 260:S132-6. 2010
    ..The increased ACC activity transferred to a cognitive task with the potential to reduce cognitive interference. Systematic studies are required to explore long-term effects on social behavior and clinical applications...
  13. pmc Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder and early-onset bipolar disorder: two facets of one entity?
    Florian D Zepf
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 11:63-72. 2009
    ..These would be essential to enable further investigations into whether these two disorders possibly represent two different aspects of an underlying common psychopathophysiological entity...