Serge Brand

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Affiliation: Psychiatric University Clinics
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Romantic love, hypomania, and sleep pattern in adolescents
    Serge Brand
    Psychiatric University Clinics Basel, Depression Research Unit, Basel, Switzerland
    J Adolesc Health 41:69-76. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Associations between satisfaction with life, burnout-related emotional and physical exhaustion, and sleep complaints
    Serge Brand
    Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Depression and Sleep Research Unit, Basel
    World J Biol Psychiatry 11:744-54. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Adolescents with greater mental toughness show higher sleep efficiency, more deep sleep and fewer awakenings after sleep onset
    Serge Brand
    Center for Affective, Stress and Sleep Disorders, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 54:109-13. 2014
  4. pmc The Farsi version of the Hypomania Check-List 32 (HCL-32): applicability and indication of a four-factorial solution
    Mohammad Haghighi
    Research Center for Behavioural Disorders and Substance Abuse of Hamadan University of medical sciences, Hamadan, Islamic Republic of Iran
    BMC Psychiatry 11:14. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Perceived parenting styles, personality traits and sleep patterns in adolescents
    Serge Brand
    Psychiatric University Clinics Basel, Depression Research Unit, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    J Adolesc 32:1189-207. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Evidence of favorable sleep-EEG patterns in adolescent male vigorous football players compared to controls
    Serge Brand
    Depression and Sleep Research Unit, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    World J Biol Psychiatry 11:465-75. 2010
  7. doi request reprint 'Football is good for your sleep': favorable sleep patterns and psychological functioning of adolescent male intense football players compared to controls
    Serge Brand
    Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Depression and Sleep Research Unit, Basel, Switzerland
    J Health Psychol 14:1144-55. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Intensive two-day cognitive-behavioral intervention decreases cortisol secretion in soldiers suffering from specific phobia to wear protective mask
    Serge Brand
    Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Depression and Sleep Research Unit, Basel, Switzerland
    J Psychiatr Res 45:1337-45. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Is the increase of hypomanic stages during adolescence related to gender and developmental tasks?
    Serge Brand
    Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Depression Research Unit, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, Basel, Switzerland
    World J Biol Psychiatry 11:594-602. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Exercising, sleep-EEG patterns, and psychological functioning are related among adolescents
    Serge Brand
    Depression and Sleep Research Unit, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    World J Biol Psychiatry 11:129-40. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Romantic love, hypomania, and sleep pattern in adolescents
    Serge Brand
    Psychiatric University Clinics Basel, Depression Research Unit, Basel, Switzerland
    J Adolesc Health 41:69-76. 2007
    ..The stage is comparable to a hypomanic-like state. However, no research has addressed this issue. Furthermore, no data are available with respect to sleep and sleep-related dimensions such as mood...
  2. doi request reprint Associations between satisfaction with life, burnout-related emotional and physical exhaustion, and sleep complaints
    Serge Brand
    Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Depression and Sleep Research Unit, Basel
    World J Biol Psychiatry 11:744-54. 2010
    ..Therefore, the present study aimed at investigating the relation between burnout, depressive symptoms, satisfaction with life, and sleep complaints...
  3. doi request reprint Adolescents with greater mental toughness show higher sleep efficiency, more deep sleep and fewer awakenings after sleep onset
    Serge Brand
    Center for Affective, Stress and Sleep Disorders, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 54:109-13. 2014
    ..However, research has not yet focused on the relation between MT and objective sleep. The aim of the present study was therefore to explore the extent to which greater MT is associated with objectively assessed sleep among adolescents...
  4. pmc The Farsi version of the Hypomania Check-List 32 (HCL-32): applicability and indication of a four-factorial solution
    Mohammad Haghighi
    Research Center for Behavioural Disorders and Substance Abuse of Hamadan University of medical sciences, Hamadan, Islamic Republic of Iran
    BMC Psychiatry 11:14. 2011
    ..Data from the Iranian population for hypomania core symptom clusters are lacking. The aim of the present study was therefore to apply the Farsi version of the Hypomania-Check-List 32 (HCL-32), and to explore its factorial structure...
  5. doi request reprint Perceived parenting styles, personality traits and sleep patterns in adolescents
    Serge Brand
    Psychiatric University Clinics Basel, Depression Research Unit, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    J Adolesc 32:1189-207. 2009
    ..Results suggest that parenting styles are related to young people's sleep pattern even at the beginning of late adolescence...
  6. doi request reprint Evidence of favorable sleep-EEG patterns in adolescent male vigorous football players compared to controls
    Serge Brand
    Depression and Sleep Research Unit, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    World J Biol Psychiatry 11:465-75. 2010
    ..Findings suggest that for the football players, vigorous exercise seemed to lead to longer-lasting electrophysiological change in brain activity irrespective of acute bouts of exercise...
  7. doi request reprint 'Football is good for your sleep': favorable sleep patterns and psychological functioning of adolescent male intense football players compared to controls
    Serge Brand
    Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Depression and Sleep Research Unit, Basel, Switzerland
    J Health Psychol 14:1144-55. 2009
    ..The findings suggest that football sports activity is positively associated with both quantitative and qualitative dimensions of sleep...
  8. doi request reprint Intensive two-day cognitive-behavioral intervention decreases cortisol secretion in soldiers suffering from specific phobia to wear protective mask
    Serge Brand
    Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Depression and Sleep Research Unit, Basel, Switzerland
    J Psychiatr Res 45:1337-45. 2011
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  9. doi request reprint Is the increase of hypomanic stages during adolescence related to gender and developmental tasks?
    Serge Brand
    Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Depression Research Unit, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, Basel, Switzerland
    World J Biol Psychiatry 11:594-602. 2010
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  10. doi request reprint Exercising, sleep-EEG patterns, and psychological functioning are related among adolescents
    Serge Brand
    Depression and Sleep Research Unit, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    World J Biol Psychiatry 11:129-40. 2010
    ..However, research on this in non-elite athletes is limited. The aim of the present study was to compare sleep-EEG patterns of higher leisure time exercisers and controls...
  11. doi request reprint High exercise levels are related to favorable sleep patterns and psychological functioning in adolescents: a comparison of athletes and controls
    Serge Brand
    Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Depression and Sleep Research Unit, 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    J Adolesc Health 46:133-41. 2010
    ..Both lay and scientific opinions hold that physical activity is an efficient remedy and preventative measure for poor sleep. However, empirical evidence on adolescents is very limited...
  12. doi request reprint The relation between sleep and pain among a non-clinical sample of young adults
    Serge Brand
    Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 260:543-51. 2010
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  13. doi request reprint Children suffering from separation anxiety disorder (SAD) show increased HPA axis activity compared to healthy controls
    Serge Brand
    Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Depression and Sleep Research Unit, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, 4012 Basel, Switzerland
    J Psychiatr Res 45:452-9. 2011
    ..Therefore, the present study aimed at investigating this association in children suffering from separation anxiety compared to healthy controls...
  14. doi request reprint 'Oh, baby, please don't cry!': in infants suffering from infantile colic hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis activity is related to poor sleep and increased crying intensity
    Serge Brand
    Depression Research Unit, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Neuropsychobiology 64:15-23. 2011
    ..Little is known about hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis activity and sleep in relation to infants' crying. The aim of the present study was to assess cortisol secretion in infants in relation to their sleep and crying patterns...
  15. doi request reprint Evidence for similarities between adolescents and parents in sleep patterns
    Serge Brand
    Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Sleep Med 10:1124-31. 2009
    ..This was the aim of the present study, together with exploration of the possible influence of parenting style on adolescents' sleep...
  16. doi request reprint Psychosocial functioning and sleep patterns in children and adolescents with cleft lip and palate (CLP) compared with healthy controls
    Serge Brand
    Psychiatric University Clinics, Sleep Medicine and Neurophysiology, Basel, Switzerland
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 46:124-35. 2009
    ..It was hypothesized that participants with CLP would exhibit greater difficulties in psychological functioning, more interactional difficulties, and poorer sleep patterns than those without CLP...
  17. doi request reprint Unfavorable polysomnographic sleep patterns predict poor sleep and poor psychological functioning 3 years later in patients with restless legs syndrome
    Serge Brand
    Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Depression Research Unit, Basel, Switzerland
    Neuropsychobiology 63:92-102. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was thus to evaluate sleep and psychological functioning at a 3-year follow-up and based on polysomnographic measurements...
  18. ncbi request reprint Interactional behaviour as a marker for screening patients with environment-related complaints
    Serge Brand
    Department of Psychotherapy and Psychohygienics, Psychiatric University Clinics Basel, Socinstr 55a, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 210:79-89. 2007
    ..However, an exhaustive three-fold analysis is very costly in terms of both equipment and personnel, and hence the need for a heuristic approach and pre-screening persists...
  19. doi request reprint Dream recall and its relationship to sleep, perceived stress, and creativity among adolescents
    Serge Brand
    Depression and Sleep Research Unit, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Adolesc Health 49:525-31. 2011
    ..In addition, there is some evidence that dream recall is associated with personality traits such as creativity. For adolescents, comparable data from larger samples are missing to date...
  20. doi request reprint Visually detected NREM Stage 2 sleep spindles in kindergarten children are associated with current and future emotional and behavioural characteristics
    Thorsten Mikoteit
    Depression and Sleep Research Unit, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Sleep Res 22:129-36. 2013
    ..However, gender differences were also found, as should be taken into account in future studies...
  21. doi request reprint 'Bright side' and 'dark side' hypomania are associated with differences in psychological functioning, sleep and physical activity in a non-clinical sample of young adults
    Serge Brand
    Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Depression Research Unit, Switzerland
    J Affect Disord 131:68-78. 2011
    ..No research has yet focused on hypomanic states in non-clinical early adult populations. The aim of the present study was therefore to assess hypomania in a large non-clinical sample of young adults...
  22. doi request reprint Are adolescents with high mental toughness levels more resilient against stress?
    Markus Gerber
    Institute of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Stress Health 29:164-71. 2013
    ..Because mental toughness is part of young people's daily speech, it may serve as a less academic resource than other health psychology concepts...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Quantitative and qualitative analyses in patients with environmentally related disorders]
    Joachim Küchenhoff
    Psychiatrische Universitatsklinik, Abt Psychotherapie und Psychohygiene, Socinstr 55a, CH 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 50:288-305. 2004
    ..Diagnostics and therapy of environmentally related disorders are hampered by one-sided assumptions and by discrepancies between therapists' and patients' assessments of the disease cause...
  24. doi request reprint The relation of objective sleep patterns, depressive symptoms, and sleep disturbances in adolescent children and their parents: a sleep-EEG study with 47 families
    Nadeem Kalak
    Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Centre for Affective, Stress and Sleep Disorders, CH 4012 Basel, Switzerland
    J Psychiatr Res 46:1374-82. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was therefore to investigate the relationship between the sleep patterns of adolescents and those of their parents using objective assessment of sleep...
  25. doi request reprint Visually detected NREM Stage 2 sleep spindles in kindergarten children are associated with stress challenge and coping strategies
    Thorsten Mikoteit
    Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Psychiatric Out Patient Clinic, Basel, Switzerland
    World J Biol Psychiatry 13:259-68. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship of spindle activity to psychosocial stress response and coping strategies in healthy kindergarten children...
  26. ncbi request reprint Electroencephalographic sleep profiles in treatment course and long-term outcome of major depression: association with DEX/CRH-test response
    Martin Hatzinger
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Depression Research Unit, Wilhelm Klein Str 27, CH 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    J Psychiatr Res 38:453-65. 2004
    ..These disturbances may reflect important mechanisms responsible of causing and maintaining the disease process of depression...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Psychiatric, medical and environmental factors in patients suffering from environment-related disorders]
    Serge Brand
    Psychiatrische Universitatsklinik, Basel, Switzerland
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 55:55-64. 2005
    ..A multidisciplinary approach and a multi-modal methodology are needed to assess idiopathic environmental illnesses...
  28. doi request reprint Daily morning running for 3 weeks improved sleep and psychological functioning in healthy adolescents compared with controls
    Nadeem Kalak
    Center for Affective, Stress and Sleep Disorders, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Adolesc Health 51:615-22. 2012
    ..Although several studies have shown that regular moderate-to-vigorous exercise is related to favorable sleep and psychological functioning in adolescents, research on the effectiveness of short interventions is more limited...
  29. ncbi request reprint Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical (HPA) activity in kindergarten children: importance of gender and associations with behavioral/emotional difficulties
    Martin Hatzinger
    Psychiatric University Clinics UPK, Depression Research Unit, Wilhelm Klein Str 27, CH 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    J Psychiatr Res 41:861-70. 2007
    ..Prospective long-term follow up of the identified subjects with HPA axis alterations will clarify if these markers are predictive for the onset of psychiatric disorders...
  30. doi request reprint Comparison of sleep EEG profiles of patients suffering from restless legs syndrome, restless legs syndrome and depressive symptoms, and major depressive disorders
    Serge Brand
    Depression Research Unit, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland serge brand upkbs ch
    Neuropsychobiology 61:41-8. 2010
    ..Moreover, a high comorbidity rate is observed. The aim of the present study was to compare polysomnographic data of patients suffering from RLS, RLS and depressive symptoms, and major depressive disorders (MDD)...
  31. doi request reprint Patients with environment-related disorders: comprehensive results of interdisciplinary diagnostics
    Serge Brand
    Department of Psychohygiene and Psychotherapy, Psychiatric University Clinics Basel, Socinstr 55a, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 212:157-71. 2009
    ..Medical, psychological and environmental findings were evaluated as to their pathogenic validity. Furthermore, patients were pooled into distinguishable subgroups in order to formulate more appropriate therapy strategies...
  32. pmc Neuroendocrine regulation and metabolism of glucose and lipids in primary chronic insomnia: a prospective case-control study
    Eleonora Seelig
    Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e61780. 2013
    ..To investigate the relation between primary chronic insomnia and insulin sensitivity, visceral adiposity, non alcoholic fatty liver disease and neuroendocrine hormones...
  33. ncbi request reprint Sleep patterns, work, and strain among young students in hospitality and tourism
    Serge Brand
    Psychiatric University Clinics Basel, Depression Research Unit, Whilhelm Klein Strasse 27, 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    Ind Health 46:199-209. 2008
    ..Good and sufficient sleep is crucial for a good quality of life. We investigated the associations between sleep patterns, work, and strain among students of hospitality and tourism...
  34. pmc Aerobic exercise training and burnout: a pilot study with male participants suffering from burnout
    Markus Gerber
    Institute of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Res Notes 6:78. 2013
    ..Therefore, the main purpose of this study was to pilot-test the potential outcomes of a 12-week exercise training to generate hypotheses for future larger scale studies...
  35. doi request reprint Influence of mindfulness practice on cortisol and sleep in long-term and short-term meditators
    Serge Brand
    Depression Research Unit, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland serge brand upkbs ch
    Neuropsychobiology 65:109-18. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to explore the impact of long- and short-term meditation experience on HPA SA and sleep...
  36. doi request reprint Objectively assessed physical activity is associated with increased hair cortisol content in young adults
    Markus Gerber
    Institute of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Stress 16:593-9. 2013
    ..As VPA can be regarded as a physical stressor, it seems imperative that researchers consider participants' levels of VPA if they examine the relationship between stress exposure, hair cortisol and health...
  37. doi request reprint Both hair cortisol levels and perceived stress predict increased symptoms of depression: an exploratory study in young adults
    Markus Gerber
    Institute of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Neuropsychobiology 68:100-9. 2013
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Facing depression with botulinum toxin: a randomized controlled trial
    M Axel Wollmer
    Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Wilhelm Klein Str 27, 4012 Basel, Switzerland
    J Psychiatr Res 46:574-81. 2012
    ..It supports the concept, that the facial musculature not only expresses, but also regulates mood states...
  39. doi request reprint Pre-schoolers suffering from psychiatric disorders show increased cortisol secretion and poor sleep compared to healthy controls
    Martin Hatzinger
    Psychiatric Services Solothurn, Department of Adult Psychiatry, Solothurn, Switzerland
    J Psychiatr Res 46:590-9. 2012
    ..However, there is little evidence as to whether these associations are clearly present in pre-school children suffering from psychiatric disorders...
  40. ncbi request reprint Electroencephalographic sleep profiles and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical (HPA)-activity in kindergarten children: early indication of poor sleep quality associated with increased cortisol secretion
    Martin Hatzinger
    Psychiatric Out Patient Department, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    J Psychiatr Res 42:532-43. 2008
    ..Furthermore, children's behavioral/emotional difficulties and competences were assessed in order to correlate psychological strain with sleep measures...
  41. doi request reprint Associations between Infants' Crying, Sleep and Cortisol Secretion and Mother's Sleep and Well-Being
    Serge Brand
    Center for Affective, Stress and Sleep Disorders, Psychiatric Clinics of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Neuropsychobiology 69:39-51. 2014
    ..Most importantly, this risk seems to be greater if their infants' sleep is fragmented. © 2014 S. Karger AG, Basel. ..
  42. doi request reprint Increased self-reported and objectively assessed physical activity predict sleep quality among adolescents
    Christin Lang
    Institute of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    Physiol Behav 120:46-53. 2013
    ..Results indicate that among a non-clinical sample of adolescents increased PA is favorably associated with restoring sleep. Therefore, PA seems beneficial not only for physical and mental health, but also for sleep restoration. ..
  43. doi request reprint Patients suffering from restless legs syndrome have low internal locus of control and poor psychological functioning compared to healthy controls
    Serge Brand
    Center for Affective, Stress and Sleep Disorders, Psychiatric Hospital, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Neuropsychobiology 68:51-8. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess RLS patients with respect to locus of control, sleep-related personality traits, quality of life, and sleep as compared to healthy controls...
  44. doi request reprint Comparing efficacy of ECT with and without concurrent sodium valproate therapy in manic patients
    Leila Jahangard
    Research Center for Behavioral Disorders and Substance Abuse, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
    J ECT 28:118-23. 2012
    ....
  45. pmc The interplay of stress and sleep impacts BDNF level
    Maria Giese
    Neurobiology Laboratory for Brain Aging and Mental Health, Psychiatric University Clinics, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Transfaculty Research Platform, Molecular and Cognitive Neuroscience, Univ of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e76050. 2013
    ..In accordance with the paradigm indicating a link between sleep and BDNF, we aimed to investigate if the stress system influences the association between sleep and BDNF...
  46. pmc Sleep and its importance in adolescence and in common adolescent somatic and psychiatric conditions
    Serge Brand
    Depression and Sleep Research Unit, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Gen Med 4:425-42. 2011
    ..Therefore, timely diagnosis and management of sleep problems appear critical for growth and development in adolescent patients...
  47. ncbi request reprint The combined DEX-CRH test in treatment course and long-term outcome of major depression
    Martin Hatzinger
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Depression Research Unit, Wilhelm Kleinstr 27, CH 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    J Psychiatr Res 36:287-97. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that HPA system alterations are closely related to treatment response and long-term outcome of depression...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effect of flumazenil-augmentation on microsleep and mood in depressed patients during partial sleep deprivation
    Ulrich Hemmeter
    University of Marburg, Clinic of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Rudolf Bultmann Strasse 8, 35039 Marburg, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 41:876-84. 2007
    ..However, the mechanisms underlying the association between the occurrence of MS during PSD and mood variation have to be further clarified...
  49. ncbi request reprint Reduction of daytime sleepiness in a depressive patient during adjunct treatment with modafinil
    Geoffrey Holder
    J Psychiatr Res 36:49-52. 2002