Zoltan Rihmer

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology
Country: Hungary

Publications

  1. ncbi [Creativity and mental illness]
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, III, Pszichiátriai Osztály és Kedélybetegségek Szakambulanciája, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 21:288-94. 2006
  2. ncbi Drug-placebo difference: in antidepressant drug trials could be 50% greater than previously believed
    Zoltan Rihmer
    National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 9:35-7. 2007
  3. ncbi Suicide risk in mood disorders
    Zoltan Rihmer
    National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology and Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Semmelweis Medical University, Budapest, Hungary
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:17-22. 2007
  4. ncbi Cigarette smoking and suicide attempts in psychiatric outpatients in Hungary
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Psychiatry No 3, National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Huvosvolgyi ut 116, Budapest, 1021 Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 9:63-7. 2007
  5. ncbi Suicide behaviour of patients treated with antidepressants
    Zoltan Rihmer
    National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 8:13-6. 2006
  6. ncbi Do antidepressants t(h)reat(en) depressives? Toward a clinically judicious formulation of the antidepressant-suicidality FDA advisory in light of declining national suicide statistics from many countries
    Zoltan Rihmer
    National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 94:3-13. 2006
  7. ncbi Suicide prevention strategies--a brief review
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 6:195-9. 2004
  8. doi Interaction of 5-HTTLPR genotype and unipolar major depression in the emergence of aggressive/hostile traits
    Xenia Gonda
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 132:432-7. 2011
  9. ncbi [Affective temperaments: psychometric properties of the Hungarian TEMPS-A]
    Sándorter Rózsa
    Eotvos Lorand Tudomanyegyetem, Pedagogiai és Pszichologiai Intezet, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 21:147-60. 2006
  10. doi Star-crossed? The association of the 5-HTTLPR s allele with season of birth in a healthy female population, and possible consequences for temperament, depression and suicide
    Xenia Gonda
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 143:75-83. 2012

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. ncbi [Creativity and mental illness]
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Orszagos Pszichiatriai es Neurologiai Intezet, III, Pszichiátriai Osztály és Kedélybetegségek Szakambulanciája, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 21:288-94. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi Drug-placebo difference: in antidepressant drug trials could be 50% greater than previously believed
    Zoltan Rihmer
    National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 9:35-7. 2007
    ..The drug-placebo differences in all antidepressant drug trials should be re-calculated...
  3. ncbi Suicide risk in mood disorders
    Zoltan Rihmer
    National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology and Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Semmelweis Medical University, Budapest, Hungary
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:17-22. 2007
    ..The aim of this review is to highlight the traditional and newly recognized suicide risk factors in patients with mood disorders...
  4. ncbi Cigarette smoking and suicide attempts in psychiatric outpatients in Hungary
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Psychiatry No 3, National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Huvosvolgyi ut 116, Budapest, 1021 Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 9:63-7. 2007
    ..Epidemiological and clinical studies have found a significant association between smoking and suicidal behaviour...
  5. ncbi Suicide behaviour of patients treated with antidepressants
    Zoltan Rihmer
    National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 8:13-6. 2006
    ..The almost double frequency of suicidal behaviour of patients on antidepressants compared to patients on placebo; it is in sharp contrast with the 2-6 fold lower suicide risk of antidepressant treatment versus untreated patients...
  6. ncbi Do antidepressants t(h)reat(en) depressives? Toward a clinically judicious formulation of the antidepressant-suicidality FDA advisory in light of declining national suicide statistics from many countries
    Zoltan Rihmer
    National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 94:3-13. 2006
    ..The fact of being in treatment with regular clinical follow-up appears beneficial as well...
  7. ncbi Suicide prevention strategies--a brief review
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 6:195-9. 2004
    ..This article reviews the most important biological and non-biological suicide prevention strategies...
  8. doi Interaction of 5-HTTLPR genotype and unipolar major depression in the emergence of aggressive/hostile traits
    Xenia Gonda
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 132:432-7. 2011
    ..Our aim was to investigate the association between 5-HTTLPR and aggressive/hostile traits in depressed patients and controls...
  9. ncbi [Affective temperaments: psychometric properties of the Hungarian TEMPS-A]
    Sándorter Rózsa
    Eotvos Lorand Tudomanyegyetem, Pedagogiai és Pszichologiai Intezet, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 21:147-60. 2006
    ..Based on the results obtained with the Hungarian normative sample, the TEMPS-A is a reliable and valid instrument in personality psychology, and further refinement on clinical samples opens new and interesting research avenues...
  10. doi Star-crossed? The association of the 5-HTTLPR s allele with season of birth in a healthy female population, and possible consequences for temperament, depression and suicide
    Xenia Gonda
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 143:75-83. 2012
    ..Our aim was to investigate the association of 5-HTTLPR genotype and birth season in a healthy female population...
  11. ncbi [The role of childhood abuse in adult suicidal behaviour]
    Annamaria Rihmer
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Pszichiatriai es Pszichoterapias Klinika, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 11:237-46. 2009
    ..However, regardless of gender, it was significantly more severe (p<0.01) among those who were victims of both physical and sexual childhood abuse...
  12. doi Affective temperament, history of suicide attempt and family history of suicide in general practice patients
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 149:350-4. 2013
    ..In the present study our aim was to investigate the association between affective temperaments, personal history of suicide attempts and family history of completed suicide in primary practice patients...
  13. doi The possible contributory role of the S allele of 5-HTTLPR in the emergence of suicidality
    Xenia Gonda
    Department of Pharmacodynamics, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
    J Psychopharmacol 25:857-66. 2011
    ..This study aimed to integrate findings concerning possible endophenotypes modulating between genetic factors and manifested suicidal behaviour...
  14. ncbi [Screening of depression in primary care in Hungary and its importance in suicide prevention]
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Semmelweis Egyetem AOK, Klinikai es Kutatasi Mentalhigienes Osztaly, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 27:224-32. 2012
    ..Family history of completed suicide as a clinical marker could improve suicide prevention through the more effective management of MDE in primary care...
  15. ncbi Possible effect of gender and season on the length of hospitalisation in unipolar major depressives
    István Kecskés
    In and Out patient Department of Psychiatry No XIII, National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapes 27, POB 1, 1281, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 73:279-82. 2003
    ..Seasonal variation as well as gender differences of several phenomena of affective disorders are a common topic of interest...
  16. ncbi [Epidemiology, characteristics and risk factors of suicidal behaviour in bipolar disorder]
    Xenia Gonda
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Klinikai es Kutatasi Mentalhigienes Osztaly, Kútvölgyi Klinikai Tömb, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 27:103-14. 2012
    ....
  17. doi Association of the s allele of the 5-HTTLPR with neuroticism-related traits and temperaments in a psychiatrically healthy population
    Xenia Gonda
    Dept of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Centre, Semmelweis University, Kutvolgyi ut 4, 1125, Budapest, Hungary
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 259:106-13. 2009
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate the association of the 5-HTTLPR polymorphism with several smaller, distinct and better characterisable phenomena related to the neuroticism trait...
  18. ncbi High anxiety and migraine are associated with the s allele of the 5HTTLPR gene polymorphism
    Xenia Gonda
    Laboratory of Neurochemistry and Experimental Medicine, National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Huvosvolgyi ut 116, H 1021 Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatry Res 149:261-6. 2007
    ..The association of migraine with anxiety may be explained by the higher rate of individuals carrying the s allele among migraineurs...
  19. ncbi A study of affective temperaments in Hungary: internal consistency and concurrent validity of the TEMPS-A against the TCI and NEO-PI-R
    Sandor Rozsa
    Department of Personality and Health Psychology, Lorand Eotvos University, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 106:45-53. 2008
    ..We were particularly interested in concurrent validation against the TCI and the NEO-PI-R, the most important of the new personality instruments...
  20. doi Current research on affective temperaments
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Kutvolgyi ut 4, Budapest, Hungary
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 23:12-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this review is to highlight the relationship between affective temperaments and clinical mood disorders and to summarize the earlier and most recent studies on affective temperaments in both clinical and nonclinical populations...
  21. ncbi Prevention of depression-related suicides in primary care
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 27:72-81. 2012
    ....
  22. ncbi Relationship between obsessive-compulsive symptoms and smoking habits amongst schizophrenic patients
    Peter Dome
    National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatry Res 144:227-31. 2006
    ..We found that the rates did not differ significantly, so we came to the conclusion that OC symptoms are not in a tight relationship with smoking habits among patients with SCH/SCHAFF...
  23. ncbi [Etiopathology and therapy of seasonal affective disorder]
    Eszter Molnar
    Gyógyszerhatástani Intézet, Semmelweis Egyetem, Gyógyszerésztudományi Kar, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 12:483-94. 2010
    ..In practice the most effective treatment for SAD is the combination of light therapy, antidepressants and psychotherapy...
  24. ncbi [Diagnostic features, epidemiology, and pathophysiology of seasonal affective disorder]
    Eszter Molnar
    Gyógyszerhatástani Intézet, Semmelweis Egyetem, Gyógyszerésztudományi Kar, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 25:407-16. 2010
    ..Genetic studies focusing on candidate genes involve 5-HTR2A, 5-HTR2C, DRD4, G protein, and clock-related genes...
  25. doi Season of birth is significantly associated with the risk of completed suicide
    Peter Dome
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
    Biol Psychiatry 68:148-55. 2010
    ..Previous studies have provided somewhat inconsistent results about the effects of season of birth on the risk of suicidal behavior. Therefore, we decided to investigate this question in a large sample of suicide completers...
  26. ncbi Impact on suicidality of the borderline personality traits impulsivity and affective instability
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 22:121-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to test the impact on suicidality (suicide threats, attempts) of the borderline personality disorder (BPD) traits impulsivity and affective instability in mood disorders...
  27. doi Psychiatry should not become hostage to placebo: an alternative interpretation of antidepressant-placebo differences in the treatment response in depression
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 22:782-6. 2012
    ..It is widely believed that in randomized controlled trials of antidepressants the difference between drug and placebo response rates is rather small (around 20%), leading to a common perception that antidepressants have limited efficacy...
  28. ncbi [Economic recession, unemployment and suicide]
    Timea Duleba
    Semmelweis Egyetem Kutvolgyi Klinikai Tomb, Klinikai es Kutatasi Mentalhigienes Osztaly, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 14:41-50. 2012
    ....
  29. ncbi [The clinical importance of affective temperaments]
    Ajandek Eory
    Semmelweis Egyetem Csaladorvosi Tanszek, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 26:144-57. 2011
    ....
  30. doi Seasonality and winter-type seasonal depression are associated with the rs731779 polymorphism of the serotonin-2A receptor gene
    Eszter Molnar
    Department of Pharmacodynamics, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 20:655-62. 2010
    ..The fact that the above polymorphism showed association not only with clinical SAD but also seasonality symptoms in a general population provides evidence for the spectrum nature of this connection...
  31. pmc Risk factors for suicide in Hungary: a case-control study
    Kitty Almasi
    In and Outpatient Department of Psychiatry, No III, National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    BMC Psychiatry 9:45. 2009
    ..We hypothesised that suicide in Hungary would be associated with both risk factors for suicide as identified in Western studies, and experiences related to social and economic restructuring...
  32. ncbi Bipolar disorders and suicidal behaviour
    Zoltan Rihmer
    National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    Bipolar Disord 4:21-5. 2002
    ..bipolar I and bipolar II disorder), bipolar patients in general, and bipolar II subjects in particular carry the highest risk of suicide...
  33. ncbi The role of general practitioners in prevention of depression-related suicides
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 14:245-51. 2012
    ....
  34. doi Gender differences in antidepressant use-related seasonality change in suicide mortality in Hungary, 1998-2006
    Beata Sebestyen
    National Center for Healthcare Audit and Inspection, Budapest, Hungary
    World J Biol Psychiatry 11:579-85. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyse the relationship between increasing antidepressant utilization and national suicide rate of Hungary between 1998 and 2006, with particular regard to seasonal patterns and gender differences...
  35. pmc How possible is the development of an operational psychometric method to assess the presence of the 5-HTTLPR s allele? Equivocal preliminary findings
    Xenia Gonda
    Department of Pharmacodynamics, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 9:21. 2010
    ..The aim of the current study was to develop a psychometric tool that could at least partially substitute for laboratory testing and could predict the presence of the s allele...
  36. ncbi [Antidepressants, depression and suicide]
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Klinikai es Kutatasi Mentalhigienes Osztaly, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 15:157-64. 2013
    ..The goal of this paper is to analyse the complex relationship between antidepressants, depression and suicide...
  37. ncbi Novel approaches to drug-placebo difference calculation: evidence from short-term antidepressant drug-trials
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Hum Psychopharmacol 26:307-12. 2011
    ....
  38. ncbi Suicide prevention programs through education in the frame of healthcare
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Kutvolgyi Clinical Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychiatr Hung 24:382-7. 2009
    ..This paper summarizes the healthcare-based educational programmes that have been shown effective in reducing suicide morbidity and mortality even in this high-risk population...
  39. doi Associations between season of birth and the risk of lung cancer: epidemiological findings from Hungary
    Balázs Kapitány
    Demographic Research Institute of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office, Budapest, Hungary
    Chronobiol Int 28:643-50. 2011
    ..The possible associations between MOB and the risk of lung cancer development (or smoking) would require confirmation (or refutation) in large studies from other populations...
  40. ncbi Suicidal and violent behaviour in mood disorders: A major public health problem. A review for the clinician
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
    Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract 14:88-94. 2010
    ..Although specific clinical studies are lacking, it is very lilely that successful acute and long-tem treatment of mood disorders can reduce the risk of violent behaviour in this patient population. ..
  41. ncbi Parkinson's disease and depression
    Zoltan Rihmer
    National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 6:82-5. 2004
    ..This review focuses on the epidemiology, pathophysiology and treatment of depression associated with Parkinson's disease...
  42. pmc Suicide in Hungary-epidemiological and clinical perspectives
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 12:21. 2013
    ..Eventually, we discuss the results, the possibilities, and the future tasks of suicide prevention in Hungary. ..
  43. doi The effect of pharmacotherapy on suicide rates in bipolar patients
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    CNS Neurosci Ther 18:238-42. 2012
    ..In bipolar patients suicidal behavior is most likely to occur during pure or mixed depressive episodes. Since bipolar disorder is a highly recurrent illness, adequate long-term pharmacotherapy is needed to prevent suicidal behavior...
  44. ncbi [Antidepressive efficacy of quetiapine XR in unipolar major depression--the role of early onset of action and sleep-improving effect in decreasing suicide risk]
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Kútvölgyi Klinikai Tömb, Klinikai es Kutatasi Mentalhigienes Osztaly, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 11:211-5. 2009
    ..Both beneficial effects play an important role in the reduction of suicidal risk frequently seen in depressed patients...
  45. ncbi [Mood, mood fluctuations and depression: role of the circadian rhythms]
    Robert Bodizs
    MTA BME Kognitív Tudományi Kutatócsoport, Budapest, Hungary
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 12:277-87. 2010
    ..Pharmacological approaches, lifestyle changes and specific chronotherapeutic interventions might help to achieve this goal...
  46. doi Is drug-placebo difference in short-term antidepressant drug trials on unipolar major depression much greater than previously believed?
    Zoltan Rihmer
    Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 108:195-8. 2008
    ....
  47. ncbi The close link between suicide attempts and mixed (bipolar) depression: implications for suicide prevention
    Judit Balazs
    Vadaskert Child Psychiatric Hospital and Outpatient Clinic, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 91:133-8. 2006
    ..Previous reports have shown a significant relationship between suicide ideation and mixed depression. The aim of this study was to explore the prevalence and clinical characteristics of mixed depression among non-violent suicide attempters...
  48. ncbi The 5HTTLPR polymorphism of the serotonin transporter gene is associated with affective temperaments as measured by TEMPS-A
    Xenia Gonda
    Laboratory of Neurochemistry and Experimental Medicine, National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest, Hungary
    J Affect Disord 91:125-31. 2006
    ....
  49. ncbi The role of hyperventilation: hypocapnia in the pathomechanism of panic disorder
    Andras Sikter
    Department of Internal Medicine, St Rokus Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 29:375-9. 2007
    ..The review presented attempts to integrate three premises: hyperventilation is a physiological response to hypercapnia; hyperventilation can induce panic attacks; chronic hyperventilation is a protective mechanism against panic attacks...