Rudolf Stohler

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Affiliation: Psychiatric University Clinics
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi Safety of injectable opioid maintenance treatment for heroin dependence
    Robert Stoermer
    Center of Applied Technologies in Neuroscience Basel, Psychiatric University Clinic of Basel, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    Biol Psychiatry 54:854-61. 2003
  2. ncbi Incidence of heroin use in Zurich, Switzerland: a treatment case register analysis
    Carlos Nordt
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Militärstrasse, Zurich, Switzerland
    Lancet 367:1830-4. 2006
  3. doi A randomized, controlled, pilot trial of methylphenidate and cognitive-behavioral group therapy for cocaine dependence in heroin prescription
    Kenneth M Dursteler-MacFarland
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 33:104-8. 2013
  4. doi Patients on injectable diacetylmorphine maintenance have low bone mass
    Kenneth M Dursteler-MacFarland
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Drug Alcohol Rev 30:577-82. 2011
  5. doi Alpha-synuclein and heroin craving in opiate-dependent patients on injectable heroin maintenance
    Kenneth M Dursteler-MacFarland
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Switzerland
    Addict Biol 17:875-86. 2012
  6. ncbi Complaints of heroin-maintained patients: A survey of symptoms ascribed to diacetylmorphine
    Kenneth M Dursteler-MacFarland
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Drug Alcohol Depend 81:231-9. 2006
  7. pmc There is no age limit for methadone: a retrospective cohort study
    Kenneth M Dursteler-MacFarland
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, 4012 Basel, Switzerland
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:9. 2011
  8. doi Effects of a single 50% extra dose of methadone on heroin craving and mood in lower- versus higher-dose methadone patients
    Johannes Strasser
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 30:450-4. 2010
  9. ncbi New aspects in the treatment of heroin dependence with special reference to neurobiological aspects
    Dieter Ladewig
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Basel, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, CH 4025, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 17:163-6. 2002
  10. ncbi Patient's perceptions of the cannabis-psychosis link--a systematic review
    Anna Buadze
    University of Zurich, Clinic of Affective Disorders and General Psychiatry, Lenggstrasse 31, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Curr Pharm Des 18:5105-12. 2012

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Publications15

  1. ncbi Safety of injectable opioid maintenance treatment for heroin dependence
    Robert Stoermer
    Center of Applied Technologies in Neuroscience Basel, Psychiatric University Clinic of Basel, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    Biol Psychiatry 54:854-61. 2003
    ..There is a growing debate about injectable opioid treatment programs in many Western countries. This is the first placebo-controlled study of the safety of injectable opioids in a controlled treatment setting...
  2. ncbi Incidence of heroin use in Zurich, Switzerland: a treatment case register analysis
    Carlos Nordt
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Militärstrasse, Zurich, Switzerland
    Lancet 367:1830-4. 2006
    ..Switzerland has been criticised for its liberal drug policy, which could attract new users and lengthen periods of heroin addiction. We sought to estimate incidence trends and prevalence of problem heroin use in Switzerland...
  3. doi A randomized, controlled, pilot trial of methylphenidate and cognitive-behavioral group therapy for cocaine dependence in heroin prescription
    Kenneth M Dursteler-MacFarland
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 33:104-8. 2013
    ..Methylphenidate and CBGT did not provide an advantage over a placebo or treatment as usual in reducing cocaine use. There were no signs of additive benefits of MP and CBGT. Because of the small sample size, the results are preliminary...
  4. doi Patients on injectable diacetylmorphine maintenance have low bone mass
    Kenneth M Dursteler-MacFarland
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Drug Alcohol Rev 30:577-82. 2011
    ..This study was the first to evaluate bone mineral density (BMD) in relatively young heroin-dependent patients on injectable heroin maintenance...
  5. doi Alpha-synuclein and heroin craving in opiate-dependent patients on injectable heroin maintenance
    Kenneth M Dursteler-MacFarland
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Switzerland
    Addict Biol 17:875-86. 2012
    ..420; P = 0.006) as well as with post-DAM HCQ total scores in the morning (r = 0.488, P = 0.001) and afternoon (r = 0.423, P = 0.005). The findings provide evidence of a contributory role of SNCA and NACP-Rep1 for opiate dependence...
  6. ncbi Complaints of heroin-maintained patients: A survey of symptoms ascribed to diacetylmorphine
    Kenneth M Dursteler-MacFarland
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Drug Alcohol Depend 81:231-9. 2006
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  7. pmc There is no age limit for methadone: a retrospective cohort study
    Kenneth M Dursteler-MacFarland
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, 4012 Basel, Switzerland
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:9. 2011
    ..Data from European methadone populations is sparse. This retrospective cohort study sought to evaluate the age trends and related developments in the methadone population of Basel-City, Switzerland...
  8. doi Effects of a single 50% extra dose of methadone on heroin craving and mood in lower- versus higher-dose methadone patients
    Johannes Strasser
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 30:450-4. 2010
    ..Extra methadone may constitute an important factor in the attractiveness of maintenance treatment and may enhance treatment outcome...
  9. ncbi New aspects in the treatment of heroin dependence with special reference to neurobiological aspects
    Dieter Ladewig
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Basel, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, CH 4025, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 17:163-6. 2002
    ..Among others, these effects are the subject of ongoing studies...
  10. ncbi Patient's perceptions of the cannabis-psychosis link--a systematic review
    Anna Buadze
    University of Zurich, Clinic of Affective Disorders and General Psychiatry, Lenggstrasse 31, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Curr Pharm Des 18:5105-12. 2012
    ..Despite the heterogeneity of the included studies, findings are comparable and support the robustness of this review. Limitations and implications for clinicians and psychosis research are discussed...
  11. doi Estimating heroin epidemics with data of patients in methadone maintenance treatment, collected during a single treatment day
    Carlos Nordt
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Addiction 103:591-7. 2008
    ..We aimed to develop a simple method to estimate these dynamics with data that can be gathered from patients in substitution treatment within a single day...
  12. ncbi Intravenous ketamine therapy in a patient with a treatment-resistant major depression
    Michael Liebrenz
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Research Group on Substance Use Disorders, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 137:234-6. 2007
    ..Recently, reports from North America have indicated that the intravenous infusion of ketamine hydrochloride (an N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor antagonist) results in a sudden and robust improvement of depression symptoms...
  13. ncbi Utilisation of inpatient psychiatric services by people with illicit substance abuse in Switzerland
    Barbara Lay
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, Militarstrasse 8, CH 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 136:338-45. 2006
    ..The study aims to examine the utilisation of inpatient psychiatric services by people with substance use disorders (SUD), and to identify factors that predict inpatient service use...
  14. ncbi [Is methadone maintenance provided by private practitioners effective?]
    Rudolf Stohler
    Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Zürich, Sektor West und Zentrale Sozialpsychiatrische Dienste, Zurich
    Soz Praventivmed 49:276-80. 2004
    ..Involvement of private practitioners in methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) enhances its availability. However, effectiveness of such treatments is still debated...
  15. ncbi [Psychosocial characteristics, methadone dose and heroin use in ambulatory methadone treatment: a matched-pair design]
    Franziska Liechti
    Sektor West und Zentrale Sozialpsychiatrische Dienste, Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Zürich
    Soz Praventivmed 47:44-7. 2002