G Wiesbeck

Summary

Affiliation: Psychiatric University Clinics
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Tobacco smoking and depression--results from the WHO/ISBRA study
    G A Wiesbeck
    Psychiatric University Clinics, Basel, Switzerland
    Neuropsychobiology 57:26-31. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint A three-axes approach of subtyping the alcohol dependence syndrome
    Gerhard A Wiesbeck
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric University Hospital, CH 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    Psychopathology 38:91-6. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint [New developments in the pharmacotherapy of cocaine dependence]
    G Wiesbeck
    Bereich Abhängigkeitserkrankungen, Universitäre Psychiatrische Kliniken Basel, Switzerland
    Nervenarzt 77:1064, 1066-70. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Social factors but not stress-coping styles predict relapse in detoxified alcoholics
    Marc Walter
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, University Psychiatric Clinics, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    Neuropsychobiology 54:100-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Benzodiazepine prescribing to the Swiss adult population: results from a national survey of community pharmacies
    Sylvie Petitjean
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, University Psychiatric Clinics Basel, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, CH 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 22:292-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint A clinical lesson: glioblastoma multiforme masquerading as depression in a chronic alcoholic
    Benedikt Habermeyer
    Psychiatric University Clinic, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Alcohol 43:31-3. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Measurement of direct ethanol metabolites in a case of a former driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol offender, now claiming abstinence
    Friedrich M Wurst
    Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Legal Med 122:235-9. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Psychobiological responses to drug cues before and after methadone intake in heroin-dependent patients: a pilot study
    Marc Walter
    Psychiatric University Clinics, Division of Substance Use Disorders, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 18:390-3. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Controlled study on the combined effect of alcohol and tobacco smoking on testosterone in alcohol-dependent men
    Marc Walter
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric University Clinics, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:19-23. 2007

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Tobacco smoking and depression--results from the WHO/ISBRA study
    G A Wiesbeck
    Psychiatric University Clinics, Basel, Switzerland
    Neuropsychobiology 57:26-31. 2008
    ..To elucidate the relationship between tobacco smoking and depression, and to estimate the impact of other substance dependencies...
  3. ncbi request reprint A three-axes approach of subtyping the alcohol dependence syndrome
    Gerhard A Wiesbeck
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric University Hospital, CH 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    Psychopathology 38:91-6. 2005
    ..The result emphasizes the usefulness of multidimensional approaches integrating personality, clinical and neurobiological characteristics...
  4. ncbi request reprint [New developments in the pharmacotherapy of cocaine dependence]
    G Wiesbeck
    Bereich Abhängigkeitserkrankungen, Universitäre Psychiatrische Kliniken Basel, Switzerland
    Nervenarzt 77:1064, 1066-70. 2006
    ..Pilot studies indicate that vigabatrin, selegiline, and topiramate are promising candidates for further clinical substance testing...
  5. ncbi request reprint Social factors but not stress-coping styles predict relapse in detoxified alcoholics
    Marc Walter
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, University Psychiatric Clinics, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    Neuropsychobiology 54:100-6. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that a partnership is more relevant for the risk of relapse than stress coping styles...
  6. ncbi request reprint Benzodiazepine prescribing to the Swiss adult population: results from a national survey of community pharmacies
    Sylvie Petitjean
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, University Psychiatric Clinics Basel, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, CH 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 22:292-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of the study was to assess prevalence of benzodiazepine use in the Swiss adult population and to assess on benzodiazepine prescription patterns of physicians in domiciliary practice...
  7. ncbi request reprint A clinical lesson: glioblastoma multiforme masquerading as depression in a chronic alcoholic
    Benedikt Habermeyer
    Psychiatric University Clinic, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Alcohol 43:31-3. 2008
    ..To highlight the need to consider other medical conditions when the presentation initially appears to be alcohol-related...
  8. doi request reprint Measurement of direct ethanol metabolites in a case of a former driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol offender, now claiming abstinence
    Friedrich M Wurst
    Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Legal Med 122:235-9. 2008
    ..A careful individual interpretation of the results for the different markers, however, is an absolute necessity...
  9. doi request reprint Psychobiological responses to drug cues before and after methadone intake in heroin-dependent patients: a pilot study
    Marc Walter
    Psychiatric University Clinics, Division of Substance Use Disorders, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 18:390-3. 2008
    ..Patients displayed blunted cortisol response after post-methadone drug cues (t[15]=3.05, p=0.008) suggesting dissociated craving and cortisol reactivity after methadone intake of possible clinical relevance...
  10. ncbi request reprint Controlled study on the combined effect of alcohol and tobacco smoking on testosterone in alcohol-dependent men
    Marc Walter
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric University Clinics, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:19-23. 2007
    ..The present study examined the association between pre-treatment drinking and smoking parameters and plasma testosterone levels before and after alcohol withdrawal...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cortisol concentrations, stress-coping styles after withdrawal and long-term abstinence in alcohol dependence
    Marc Walter
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Addict Biol 11:157-62. 2006
    ..The lower cortisol concentration in CSF as an indicator for HPA axis functioning is associated with long-term abstinence in detoxified alcoholics...
  12. ncbi request reprint A functional polymorphism in the promoter region of the monoamine oxidase A gene is associated with the cigarette smoking quantity in alcohol-dependent heavy smokers
    Gerhard A Wiesbeck
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland gerhard wiesbeck upkbs ch
    Neuropsychobiology 53:181-5. 2006
    ..Taken together, in alcohol-dependent heavily smoking men there is evidence for a MAO-A gene-associated effect on the quantity that is smoked as reflected by the daily number of cigarettes consumed...
  13. ncbi request reprint On sensitivity, specificity, and the influence of various parameters on ethyl glucuronide levels in urine--results from the WHO/ISBRA study
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:1220-8. 2004
    ..Our aim was to study sensitivity, specificity, and the influence of various parameters on EtG levels in urine...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comorbid alcohol and nicotine dependence: from the biomolecular basis to clinical consequences
    Nassima Ait-Daoud
    Department of Psychiatric Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22908 0623, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1541-9. 2005
    ..Lesch, MD, PhD; and (5) Pharmacotherapy for Promotion of Abstinence from Nicotine Among Alcohol-Dependent Individuals, by Bankole A. Johnson, DSc, MD, PhD...
  15. ncbi request reprint World Health Organization/International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism study on state and trait markers of alcohol use and dependence: back to the future
    Friedrich M Wurst
    Psychiatric University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1268-75. 2005
  16. doi request reprint Spontaneous spinal subarachnoid haemorrhage--a complication of alcohol withdrawal therapy
    Ozgur Yaldizli
    Department of Neurology, Kantonsspital St Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:429-32. 2008
    ..Non-traumatic spontaneous idiopathic spinal subarachnoid haemorrhage (SSH) is extremely rare. So far, only 12 cases have been described in the literature and there are no data regarding the association between alcohol dependence and SSH...
  17. ncbi request reprint Serotonin transporter gene polymorphism and personality traits in primary alcohol dependence
    Gerhard A Wiesbeck
    Department of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric University Clinic, University of Basel, Switzerland
    World J Biol Psychiatry 5:45-8. 2004
    ..This gives support to the hypothesis that the TCI temperament Harm Avoidance is associated with serotonergic neurotransmission in primary alcohol dependence...
  18. ncbi request reprint Gender differences for ghrelin levels in alcohol-dependent patients and differences between alcoholics and healthy controls
    Friedrich M Wurst
    Psychiatric University Clinic, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:2006-11. 2007
    ..Since data published to date on the potential role of ghrelin as state and/or trait marker in alcoholism and the association with craving are controversial, we aimed at further elucidating these aspects. Patients and..
  19. ncbi request reprint No significant effect of acute moderate alcohol intake on leptin levels in healthy male volunteers
    Gerhard Dammann
    Psychiatric University Clinic, Basel, Switzerland
    Addict Biol 10:357-64. 2005
    ..The data do not support the hypothesis of a significant effect of acute moderate alcohol intake on leptin levels in healthy volunteers...
  20. ncbi request reprint Manifestations of early brain recovery associated with abstinence from alcoholism
    Andreas J Bartsch
    University of Wurzburg, Department of Neuroradiology, Wurzburg, Germany
    Brain 130:36-47. 2007
    ..Further understanding of the precise mechanisms of this recovery may become a valuable model of brain regeneration with relevance for other disorders...
  21. ncbi request reprint No association of dopamine receptor sensitivity in vivo with genetic predisposition for alcoholism and DRD2/DRD3 gene polymorphisms in alcohol dependence
    Gerhard A Wiesbeck
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Addict Biol 11:72-5. 2006
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  22. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological indication for a link between serotonergic neurotransmission and personality in alcoholism
    Martin J Herrmann
    Psychiatric Neurophysiology, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Wuerzburg, Germany
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 26:157-61. 2002
    ..55, P<.01) at Day 40, but neither on Day 10 nor with the other personality dimensions. We conclude, that the intensity dependence reflects the serotonergic neurotransmission in withdrawn alcohol-dependent patients...