Wulf Rossler

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Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Impact of childhood adversity on the onset and course of subclinical psychosis symptoms--results from a 30-year prospective community study
    Wulf Rossler
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Psychiatric Hospital, University of Zurich, Switzerland Institue of Psychiatry, Laboratory of Neuroscience LIM 27, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 153:189-95. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Deconstructing sub-clinical psychosis into latent-state and trait variables over a 30-year time span
    Wulf Rossler
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Collegium Helveticum, a Joint Research Institute between the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 150:197-204. 2013
  3. pmc The effectiveness of individual placement and support for people with mental illness new on social benefits: a study protocol
    Sandra Viering
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, University Hospital for Psychiatry, Militarstrasse 8, 8021, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 13:195. 2013
  4. pmc Stigma toward schizophrenia: do all psychiatrists behave the same? Latent profile analysis of a national sample of psychiatrists in Brazil
    Alexandre Andrade Loch
    Laboratory of Neuroscience LIM 27, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, R Dr Ovidio Pires de Campos, 785, 3º andar, ala Norte, sala 1, São Paulo CEP 05403 000, Brazil
    BMC Psychiatry 13:92. 2013
  5. doi request reprint [Association between burnout and personality: results of the Zürich study]
    W Rossler
    Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Zürich, Militarstr 8, 8021 Zurich, Schweiz
    Nervenarzt 84:799-805. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Lifetime and 12-month prevalence rates of sub-clinical psychosis symptoms in a community cohort of 50-year-old individuals
    W Rossler
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Zurich, Militarstrasse 8, 8004 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 28:302-7. 2013
  7. pmc Effectiveness and efficiency of assertive outreach for Schizophrenia in Germany: study protocol on a pragmatic quasi-experimental controlled trial
    Anke Bramesfeld
    Innovation Incubator, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Luneburg, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 13:56. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Stress, burnout, and job dissatisfaction in mental health workers
    Wulf Rossler
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Zurich, Militarstrasse 8, 8004 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 262:S65-9. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Sex differences in sub-clinical psychosis--results from a community study over 30 years
    Wulf Rossler
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Zurich, Militarstrasse 8, 8004 Zurich, Switzerland
    Schizophr Res 139:176-82. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Linking substance use with symptoms of subclinical psychosis in a community cohort over 30 years
    Wulf Rossler
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Addiction 107:1174-84. 2012

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Publications89

  1. doi request reprint Impact of childhood adversity on the onset and course of subclinical psychosis symptoms--results from a 30-year prospective community study
    Wulf Rossler
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Psychiatric Hospital, University of Zurich, Switzerland Institue of Psychiatry, Laboratory of Neuroscience LIM 27, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 153:189-95. 2014
    ..However, depending on the kind of adversity experienced the psychosis symptom load decreases gradually in adult life. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Deconstructing sub-clinical psychosis into latent-state and trait variables over a 30-year time span
    Wulf Rossler
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Collegium Helveticum, a Joint Research Institute between the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 150:197-204. 2013
    ..Our aim was to deconstruct the variance underlying the expression of sub-clinical psychosis symptoms into portions associated with latent time-dependent states and time-invariant traits...
  3. pmc The effectiveness of individual placement and support for people with mental illness new on social benefits: a study protocol
    Sandra Viering
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, University Hospital for Psychiatry, Militarstrasse 8, 8021, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 13:195. 2013
    ..This study focuses on the integration of newly appointed IV-pensioners, who have received an IV-pension for less than a year...
  4. pmc Stigma toward schizophrenia: do all psychiatrists behave the same? Latent profile analysis of a national sample of psychiatrists in Brazil
    Alexandre Andrade Loch
    Laboratory of Neuroscience LIM 27, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, R Dr Ovidio Pires de Campos, 785, 3º andar, ala Norte, sala 1, São Paulo CEP 05403 000, Brazil
    BMC Psychiatry 13:92. 2013
    ..The aim of this investigation was to search for profiles of stigmatizing beliefs related to schizophrenia in a national sample of psychiatrists in Brazil...
  5. doi request reprint [Association between burnout and personality: results of the Zürich study]
    W Rossler
    Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Zürich, Militarstr 8, 8021 Zurich, Schweiz
    Nervenarzt 84:799-805. 2013
    ..Research results concerning the influence of personality characteristics on the risk of burnout are rare. Research addressing the interaction of the person and the environment on the risk of burnout is needed...
  6. doi request reprint Lifetime and 12-month prevalence rates of sub-clinical psychosis symptoms in a community cohort of 50-year-old individuals
    W Rossler
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Zurich, Militarstrasse 8, 8004 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 28:302-7. 2013
    ..Estimation of prevalence rates of sub-clinical psychosis symptoms can vary considerably depending on the methodology used. Furthermore, discussions are ongoing how prevalence rates may differ across various syndromes...
  7. pmc Effectiveness and efficiency of assertive outreach for Schizophrenia in Germany: study protocol on a pragmatic quasi-experimental controlled trial
    Anke Bramesfeld
    Innovation Incubator, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Luneburg, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 13:56. 2013
    ..Effectiveness and efficiency of this model for patients suffering from schizophrenia is evaluated in a pragmatic and prospective trial...
  8. doi request reprint Stress, burnout, and job dissatisfaction in mental health workers
    Wulf Rossler
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Zurich, Militarstrasse 8, 8004 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 262:S65-9. 2012
    ..Other sources of stress are a lack of positive feedback, low pay, and a poor work environment. Finally, patient suicide is a major stressor, upon which a majority of mental health workers report post-traumatic stress symptoms...
  9. doi request reprint Sex differences in sub-clinical psychosis--results from a community study over 30 years
    Wulf Rossler
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Zurich, Militarstrasse 8, 8004 Zurich, Switzerland
    Schizophr Res 139:176-82. 2012
    ..Possibly males and females have separate thresholds for certain symptoms because they are differently vulnerable or exposed to various risk factors...
  10. doi request reprint Linking substance use with symptoms of subclinical psychosis in a community cohort over 30 years
    Wulf Rossler
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Addiction 107:1174-84. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the temporal associations between substance use and subclinical psychosis symptoms...
  11. pmc Reappraisal of the interplay between psychosis and depression symptoms in the pathogenesis of psychotic syndromes: results from a twenty-year prospective community study
    Wulf Rossler
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 261:11-9. 2011
    ..It does not only directly influence subclinical nuclear schizophrenia symptoms but also the symptoms of depression...
  12. doi request reprint The mental health of female sex workers
    W Rossler
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 122:143-52. 2010
    ..Therefore, we aimed to make a comprehensive assessment of the mental status of female sex workers over different outdoors and indoors work settings and nationalities...
  13. doi request reprint Sub-clinical psychosis symptoms in young adults are risk factors for subsequent common mental disorders
    Wulf Rossler
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Zurich, Militarstrasse 8, 8004 Zurich, Switzerland
    Schizophr Res 131:18-23. 2011
    ..However, sub-clinical symptoms may not only indicate a specific risk but also suggest a more general, underlying psychopathology that predisposes one to various common mental disorders...
  14. pmc Clinical decision making and outcome in routine care for people with severe mental illness (CEDAR): study protocol
    Bernd Puschner
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Ulm University, Ludwig Heilmeyer Str 2, 89312 Günzburg, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 10:90. 2010
    ..However, there is a lack of knowledge on CDM and its outcome in long-term illnesses, especially in care for people with severe mental illness...
  15. ncbi request reprint Changing incidence of psychotic disorders among the young in Zurich
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Schizophr Res 95:9-18. 2007
    ..However, the rates in the youngest age groups showed a strong increase in the second half of the 1990's. The trend reversal among the youngest age groups coincides with the increased use of cannabis among young Swiss in the 1990's...
  16. ncbi request reprint Perceived stigmatization of mentally ill people and its consequences for the quality of life in a Swiss population
    Janine Graf
    Public Mental Health Research Group, Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:542-7. 2004
    ..For planning and implementing psychiatric treatment programs, it is important to be aware of social conceptions of mental disorder...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prediction of in-patient use in first-admitted patients with psychosis
    Barbara Lay
    Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Militarstrasse 8, PO Box 1930, 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 21:401-9. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Inconsistency in reporting potentially traumatic events
    Urs Hepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Zurich, Culmannstrasse 8, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Psychiatry 188:278-83. 2006
    ..Research on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) relies mainly on self-reports of exposure to trauma and its consequences...
  19. ncbi request reprint Reduction in the suicide rate during Advent--a time series analysis
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, P O Box 1930, CH 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 157:139-46. 2008
    ..It involves valuable challenges for suicide prevention such as timing of campaigns and enhancement of social networks...
  20. pmc Internet-based self-assessment after the Tsunami: lessons learned
    Stefan Vetter
    Centre for Disaster and Military Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Militaerstrasse 8, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 11:18. 2011
    ..The objective of the study was to report the lessons learnt that were made using an Internet-based, self-screening instrument after a large-scale disaster and to discuss its outreach and usefulness...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of exposure to potentially traumatic events and PTSD. The Zurich Cohort Study
    Urs Hepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Culmannstrasse 8, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:151-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence rate of exposure to potentially traumatic events (PTE) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a representative sample of the general population...
  22. ncbi request reprint Age-period-cohort analysis of Swiss suicide data, 1881-2000
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, Militarstrasse 8, 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:207-14. 2006
    ..Birth cohort effects remain an intriguing topic in epidemiology of suicide. A better understanding of birth cohort effects might open new doors to suicide prevention...
  23. pmc Preventing compulsory admission to psychiatric inpatient care through psycho-education and crisis focused monitoring
    Barbara Lay
    Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 12:136. 2012
    ..The intervention furthermore intends to reduce the degree of patients' perceived coercion and to increase patient satisfaction, their quality of life and empowerment...
  24. pmc Attitudes of mental health professionals toward people with schizophrenia and major depression
    Carlos Nordt
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Schizophr Bull 32:709-14. 2006
    ..The study concludes that the better knowledge of mental health professionals and their support of individual rights neither entail fewer stereotypes nor enhance the willingness to closely interact with mentally ill people...
  25. ncbi request reprint Seasonal associations between weather conditions and suicide--evidence against a classic hypothesis
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Epidemiol 165:561-9. 2007
    ..The results represent a novel minor effect in seasonality of suicide, which is hardly compatible with the hypothesized role of temperature in suicide seasonality...
  26. pmc Exposure to the tsunami disaster, PTSD symptoms and increased substance use - an Internet based survey of male and female residents of Switzerland
    Stefan Vetter
    Centre for Disaster and Military Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 8:92. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the influences between self-declared increased substance use in the aftermath of the tsunami disaster, trauma exposure and current PTSD symptoms...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of mental disorders in the Zurich Cohort Study: a twenty year prospective study
    Jules Angst
    Zurich University Psychiatric Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 14:68-76. 2005
    ..In order to minimise retrospective recall in developing estimates of the prevalence of mental disorders in the general population, we conducted a prospective study of a cohort of youth from Zurich, Switzerland...
  28. ncbi request reprint Trends in psychiatric hospitalisation of people with schizophrenia: a register-based investigation over the last three decades
    Barbara Lay
    Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Zurich, Switzerland
    Schizophr Res 97:68-78. 2007
    ..The considerable decrease in inpatient treatment for people with schizophrenia emphasizes the need to further investigate the current state of coverage for and the appropriateness of health care available to this patient group...
  29. ncbi request reprint Precursors of cognitive impairments in psychotic disorders: a population-based study
    Mario Müller
    Centre for Disaster and Military Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 210:329-37. 2013
    ..Assessment of cognitive functioning should be taken into account in early detection of psychoses. ..
  30. ncbi request reprint Predictors and course of vocational status, income, and quality of life in people with severe mental illness: a naturalistic study
    Carlos Nordt
    Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 65:1420-9. 2007
    ..A life course perspective enhances the understanding of patients' vocational potential and needs for support...
  31. doi request reprint The interrelation of needs and quality of life in first-episode schizophrenia
    Karin Landolt
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Zurich University Psychiatric Hospital, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 262:207-16. 2012
    ..This study suggests that when studying quality of life and needs for treatment, it is crucial to differentiate whether unmet needs disappeared or whether they were met, as the former has a stronger impact on quality of life...
  32. pmc Diversity and change in suicide seasonality over 125 years
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    University Psychiatric Hospital Zurich, Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Militarstrasse 8, Postfach 1930, CH 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:967-72. 2005
    ..This work investigates the smoothing out of suicide seasonality in Switzerland between the late 19th and the end of the 20th century. It includes analyses by region and by suicide method...
  33. doi request reprint Smoking and psychiatric disorders: have subthreshold disorders been overlooked?
    Karin Landolt
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Zurich, Militärstrasse 8 PO Box 1930, 8021 CH Zurich, Switzerland
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:516-20. 2010
    ..The present study illustrates the need for differentiating subthreshold psychiatric disorders in the analysis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Changes in social network diversity and perceived social support after psychiatric hospitalization: results from a longitudinal study
    Brigitte Müller
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 53:564-75. 2007
    ..However, only a few studies have examined the predictors, changes and correlations of these constructs within a longitudinal framework...
  35. ncbi request reprint Homeless people at disadvantage in mental health services
    Christoph Lauber
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:138-45. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Risk factors at the low end of the psychosis continuum: much the same as at the upper end?
    Wulf Rossler
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 189:77-81. 2011
    ..If there are different pathways to psychosis characterized by specific symptom dimensions and risk factors, they mostly co-exist and interact at different symptom load levels...
  37. ncbi request reprint Mental hospital admission rates of immigrants in Switzerland
    Barbara Lay
    Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:229-36. 2007
    ..Specifically, we address the question of gender-specific differences in immigrants and compare the population-based rates of males and females from different countries of origin...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Expert's and lay attitudes towards restrictions on mentally ill people]
    Heidi Zogg
    Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Zürich, Forschungsgruppe Sozialpsychiatrie, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Prax 30:379-83. 2003
    ..Comparing experts' and lay opinions towards restrictions on mentally ill people...
  39. ncbi request reprint 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Is the association of alcohol use disorders with major depressive disorder a consequence of undiagnosed bipolar-II disorder?
    Jules Angst
    Zurich University Psychiatric Hospital, Lenggstrasse 31, Mail Box 1931, 8032, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:452-7. 2006
    ....
  41. pmc Adult versus adolescent onset of smoking: how are mood disorders and other risk factors involved?
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Addiction 104:1411-9. 2009
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Varying temporal criteria for generalized anxiety disorder: prevalence and clinical characteristics in a young age cohort
    Jules Angst
    Zurich University Psychiatric Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychol Med 36:1283-92. 2006
    ..This study questions the 6-month duration criterion for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) used in DSM-III-R and DSM-IV...
  43. ncbi request reprint Seasonality in suicide--a review and search of new concepts for explaining the heterogeneous phenomena
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Department of Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Militarstr 8, 8004 Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 71:657-66. 2010
    ..Just as in the epidemiology of suicide methods, the (seasonal) availability and perceived adequacy of methods emerge as the major driving force beyond the seasonal phenomena in suicide...
  44. ncbi request reprint Community psychiatry: results of a public opinion survey
    Christoph Lauber
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 52:234-42. 2006
    ..However, previous studies have only investigated the impact of demographic variables on the attitude to community psychiatry...
  45. ncbi request reprint The use of complementary and alternative medicine in the general population: results from a longitudinal community study
    Wulf Rossler
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychol Med 37:73-84. 2007
    ..We have examined data from the Zurich Study to determine trends and predictors of CAM use in Switzerland...
  46. doi request reprint Does psychomotor agitation in major depressive episodes indicate bipolarity? Evidence from the Zurich Study
    Jules Angst
    Psychiatric Hospital, Zurich University, Lenggstrasse 31, P O Box 1931, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 259:55-63. 2009
    ..This paper tested whether, how, and to what extent both psychomotor symptoms, agitation and retardation in depression are related to bipolarity and anxiety...
  47. doi request reprint Can protective factors moderate the detrimental effects of child maltreatment on personality functioning?
    Michael P Hengartner
    Zurich University Hospital of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Psychiatr Res 47:1180-6. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether, and if so, to what extent, education and coping strategies may reduce the detrimental effects of childhood maltreatment on personality functioning...
  48. ncbi request reprint Homelessness among people with severe mental illness in Switzerland
    Christoph Lauber
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 135:50-6. 2005
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint [Effects of depressive disorders on objective life quality criteria]
    Adrian Frei
    Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Zürich, Sektor West und Zentrale Sozialpsychiatrische Dienste, Zurich, Schweiz
    Psychiatr Prax 31:298-303. 2004
    ..The respective life quality parameters were investigated on a long-term basis and concern the social and material resources of those persons surveyed...
  50. ncbi request reprint A new rating scale for adult ADHD based on the Symptom Checklist 90 (SCL-90-R)
    Dominique Eich
    Zurich University Psychiatric Hospital, Lenggstr 31, 8032, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 262:519-28. 2012
    ....
  51. pmc Changing times: a longitudinal analysis of international firearm suicide data
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Public Health 96:1752-5. 2006
    ..Legislation and regulatory measures reducing the availability of firearms in private households can distinctly strengthen the prevention of firearm suicides...
  52. ncbi request reprint What about psychiatrists' attitude to mentally ill people?
    Christoph Lauber
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Militarstrasse 8, PO Box 1930, 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 19:423-7. 2004
    ..Firstly, to assess and, secondly, to compare experts' and lay attitudes towards community psychiatry and the respective social distance towards mentally ill people...
  53. ncbi request reprint Major depression predicts an increase in long-term body weight variability in young adults
    Gregor Hasler
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Obes Res 13:1991-8. 2005
    ..To test the hypothesis that major depression predicts an increase in long-term body weight variability (BWV)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Stigma towards people with mental illness in developing countries in Asia
    Christoph Lauber
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int Rev Psychiatry 19:157-78. 2007
    ..Most studies, however, derive from Western countries. This review aims at summarizing results from developing countries in Asia published between 1996-2006...
  55. doi request reprint Risk factors for stuttering: a secondary analysis of a large data base
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Militärstr Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 260:279-86. 2010
    ..An extensive examination of young adults who were initially assessed in childhood might provide the most promising design...
  56. ncbi request reprint How ubiquitous are physical and psychological complaints in young and middle adulthood? A longitudinal perspective
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Militarstr 8, 8004, Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:881-8. 2006
    ..To investigate continuity and change of self-reported physical and psychological complaints in young adults over a period of 20 years...
  57. ncbi request reprint Sense of agency and mentalizing: dissociation of subdomains of social cognition in patients with schizophrenia
    Jenny Schimansky
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 178:39-45. 2010
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Are empathic abilities impaired in posttraumatic stress disorder?
    Gabriela Nietlisbach
    Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychol Rep 106:832-44. 2010
    ..This article discusses whether impaired empathic resonance in PTSD trauma survivors is a consequence of trauma itself or a protective coping strategy...
  59. ncbi request reprint Emotional reactions to involuntary psychiatric hospitalization and stigma-related stress among people with mental illness
    NICOLAS RUSCH
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Militarstr 8, PO 1930, 8021, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 264:35-43. 2014
    ..Interventions to reduce the negative effects of compulsory admissions should address emotional reactions and stigma as a stressor. ..
  60. doi request reprint Therapeutic relationship in the context of perceived coercion in a psychiatric population
    Anastasia Theodoridou
    Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 200:939-44. 2012
    ..Perceived loss of autonomy goes hand in hand with a more negative relationship between the patient and the clinician. This phenomenon has to be impeded, regarding the unambiguous impact relationship quality has on treatment outcome...
  61. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing social distance toward people with mental illness
    Christoph Lauber
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Community Ment Health J 40:265-74. 2004
    ..Social distance-the willingness to engage in relationships of varying intimacy with a person--is an indicator of public attitudes toward persons with mental illness...
  62. ncbi request reprint Application of electronic diaries in patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorders
    Jochen Mutschler
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Militarstrasse 8, P O Box 1930, CH 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Danub 24:206-10. 2012
    ..The primary aim of the current study was to assess the tolerability, validity and feasibility of the pocket-sized electronic diary Medicus®...
  63. doi request reprint Death has a preference for birthdays-an analysis of death time series
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Epidemiol 22:603-6. 2012
    ..To examine the relation between the day of death and the day of birth. To determine whether the "death postponement" hypothesis or the "anniversary reaction" hypothesis is more appropriate...
  64. pmc The effects of economic deprivation on psychological well-being among the working population of Switzerland
    Stefan Vetter
    Center for Disaster and Military Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 6:223. 2006
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Length of first admission and treatment outcome in patients with unipolar depression
    Christoph Lauber
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Militarstrasse 8, PO Box 1930, CH 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Affect Disord 93:43-51. 2006
    ..Finally, we analysed if there is an 'optimal' length of first hospitalisation...
  66. ncbi request reprint Patterns of inpatient care for immigrants in Switzerland: a case control study
    Barbara Lay
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Militarstrasse 8, P O Box 1930, Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:199-207. 2006
    ..Migration has become a major political and social concern in West European societies...
  67. doi request reprint Attitudes towards long-acting depot antipsychotics: a survey of patients, relatives and psychiatrists
    Matthias Jaeger
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Lenggstrasse 31, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 175:58-62. 2010
    ..To enhance the use of depot antipsychotics, information practices of psychiatrists should be improved. Patients should be informed about different forms of treatment during early stages of the illness...
  68. pmc Attitudes to antipsychotic drugs and their side effects: a comparison between general practitioners and the general population
    Josef Helbling
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 6:42. 2006
    ..We aimed measuring general practitioners' attitudes to antipsychotic drugs and their adverse side effects and comparing these with the attitudes of the general population...
  69. pmc Mental health literacy in an educational elite -- an online survey among university students
    Christoph Lauber
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 5:44. 2005
    ..The aims of this paper are to determine whether a sample of university students recognise different symptoms of depression and schizophrenia and to reveal factors influencing correct recognition...
  70. ncbi request reprint The pattern of psychopathology associated with malingering tendencies at basic psychiatric screening of the Swiss Armed Forces
    Stefan Vetter
    Centre for Disaster and Military Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Birchstrasse 3, 8048 Zurich, Switzerland
    Mil Med 174:153-7. 2009
    ..The results suggest that the Symptom Checklist 90 Revised is well suited as a screening for malingerers in nonpatients and conscripts...
  71. pmc 'Placement budgets' for supported employment--improving competitive employment for people with mental illness: study protocol of a multicentre randomized controlled trial
    Carlos Nordt
    Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Lenggstrasse 31, PO Box 1931, 8032, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 12:165. 2012
    ..However, the goal of taking up employment within two months was rarely achieved. Thus, we aim to test whether the new concept of limited placement budgets increases the effectiveness of IPS...
  72. ncbi request reprint [Involuntary admission and the attitude of the general population, and mental health professionals]
    Christoph Lauber
    Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Zürich, Klinik für Soziale Psychiatrie und Allgemein psychiatrie Zurich West, Militarstrasse 8, 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Prax 34:S181-5. 2007
    ..All studies on the attitude of the general population, mental health professionals, relatives and, finally, those affected towards coercive measures in psychiatry, especially involuntary admission and treatment, are reviewed in this paper...
  73. doi request reprint Self-reported empathic abilities in schizophrenia: a longitudinal perspective
    Helene Haker
    Psychiatric University Hospital of Zurich, Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 200:1028-31. 2012
    ..We found stable IRI data in both groups and a stable positive correlation of the subscale 'Personal distress' with the PANSS negative scale...
  74. ncbi request reprint Do people recognise mental illness? Factors influencing mental health literacy
    Christoph Lauber
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Militarstrasse 8, 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 253:248-51. 2003
    ..Mental health literacy has been defined as the public's knowledge and the beliefs about mental disorders enhancing the ability to recognise specific disorders...
  75. doi request reprint The influence of social cognition on ego disturbances in patients with schizophrenia
    Jenny Schimansky
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychopathology 45:117-25. 2012
    ..Furthermore, it analyzes the relationship between ego disturbances and social-cognitive as well as clinical variables in the schizophrenia subsample...
  76. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic issues in bipolar disorder
    Jules Angst
    Zurich University Psychiatric Hospital, Lenggstrasse 31 CH 8029, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 13:S43-50. 2003
    ..There is increasing evidence for the existence of a broad spectrum of bipolar disorders, and data demonstrating the clinical validity of modifying some of the criteria for hypomania are reviewed here...
  77. ncbi request reprint Historical change of suicide seasonality in the canton of zurich, Switzerland
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:217-26. 2005
    ..The recent period does not show any suicide seasonality at all. The canton of Zurich seems to be ahead of the general trend found in other regions of Switzerland...
  78. ncbi request reprint Can a seizure help? The public's attitude toward electroconvulsive therapy
    Christoph Lauber
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Militarstrasse 8, PO Box 1930, CH 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 134:205-9. 2005
    ..042). The finding was not affected by the type of illness. Thus, having a prejudice toward ECT is a 'uniform attitude' that does not significantly vary between individual, demographic, or cultural contexts...
  79. pmc Methods of suicide: international suicide patterns derived from the WHO mortality database
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 86:726-32. 2008
    ..Our knowledge of the methods used and their variation across countries and world regions is still limited. The aim of this study was to provide the first comprehensive overview of international patterns of suicide methods...
  80. doi request reprint Enhancement of outpatient treatment adherence: Patients' perceptions of coercion, fairness and effectiveness
    Matthias Jaeger
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Lenggstrasse 31, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 180:48-53. 2010
    ..They could probably cope better with perceived coercion when understanding its purpose, and when they perceive they are being treated fairly...
  81. ncbi request reprint Recommendations of mental health professionals and the general population on how to treat mental disorders
    Christoph Lauber
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Militarstrasse 8, PO Box 1930, 8021, Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:835-43. 2005
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Size of burden of schizophrenia and psychotic disorders
    Wulf Rossler
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Militarstrasse 8, CH 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 15:399-409. 2005
    ....
  83. doi request reprint Empathy in schizophrenia: impaired resonance
    Helene Haker
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital of Zurich, 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 259:352-61. 2009
    ..We conclude that impaired resonance is a handicap for individuals with schizophrenia in social life. Blunted observable resonance does not necessarily reflect reduced subjective empathic concern...
  84. ncbi request reprint Toward a re-definition of subthreshold bipolarity: epidemiology and proposed criteria for bipolar-II, minor bipolar disorders and hypomania
    Jules Angst
    Zurich University Psychiatric Hospital, Lenggstrasse 31, P O Box 68, CH 8029, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Affect Disord 73:133-46. 2003
    ..to develop and validate criteria for the definition of softer expressions of bipolar-II (BP-II) disorder and hypomania, (3). to demonstrate the prevalence, clinical validity and comorbidity of the entire soft bipolar spectrum...
  85. ncbi request reprint Is there an impact of global and local disasters on psychiatric inpatient admissions?
    Helene Haker
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Lenggstrasse 31, 8029 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 254:330-4. 2004
    ..As such we analysed all psychiatric inpatient admissions in the Canton of Zurich/Switzerland. To test the influence of proximity to a disaster, we additionally analysed the impact of a local amok run on September 27, 2001...
  86. doi request reprint Cost of disorders of the brain in Switzerland with a focus on mental disorders
    Matthias Jäger
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 138:4-11. 2008
    ..This study aims at estimating the costs of disorders of the brain in Switzerland based on the published epidemiological and economic evidence...
  87. ncbi request reprint Determinants of burden in caregivers of patients with exacerbating schizophrenia
    Christoph Lauber
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Militarstrasse 8, P O Box 19030, 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 18:285-9. 2003
    ..g. threats, nuisances, but also substance use and aggression. Two weeks before the last hospitalisation of the affected are considered as being the most burdensome period for relatives...
  88. pmc Does psychopathology at admission predict the length of inpatient stay in psychiatry? Implications for financing psychiatric services
    Ingeborg Warnke
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 11:120. 2011
    ..Therefore, we investigated the relationship between LOS and psychopathological syndromes or symptoms at admission as well as other characteristics such as sociodemographic and clinical variables...
  89. pmc Antecedents and covariates of alcohol consumption among Swiss male conscripts
    Mario Mueller
    University of Zurich, Centre for Disaster and Military Psychiatry, Birchstrasse 3, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:958-70. 2009
    ..Abstinence and frequent drinking can be perceived as deviations from the social norm. Both behaviors are associated with more psychosocial stressors and might be therefore special targets for further studies and new prevention programs...