Urs Hepp

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Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Attempted suicide: factors leading to hospitalization
    Urs Hepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Can J Psychiatry 49:736-42. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Gender identity disorder and anorexia nervosa in male monozygotic twins
    Urs Hepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Eat Disord 35:239-43. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Coping with serious accidental injury: a one-year follow-up study
    Urs Hepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychother Psychosom 74:379-86. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychological and psychosocial interventions after attempted suicide: an overview of treatment studies
    Urs Hepp
    Psychiatric Department, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Crisis 25:108-17. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint [Can suicidality be cured? Suicide prevention in the G.P.'s practice]
    U Hepp
    Psychiatrische Poliklinik, Universitatsspital Zurich
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 93:1817-23. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric comorbidity in gender identity disorder
    U Hepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Culmannstrasse 8, Zurich CH 8091, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Res 58:259-61. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Eating disorder symptomatology and gender role orientation
    Urs Hepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Eat Disord 37:227-33. 2005
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Finger length ratio (2D:4D) in adults with gender identity disorder
    Bernd Kraemer
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Zurich, Culmannstrasse 8, Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Sex Behav 38:359-63. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder following accidental injury: rule or exception in Switzerland?
    Ulrich Schnyder
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychother Psychosom 77:111-8. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Attempted suicide: factors leading to hospitalization
    Urs Hepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Can J Psychiatry 49:736-42. 2004
    ..This study analyzes how sociodemographic and clinical characteristics influence the treatment decision for patients referred to a university hospital emergency room (ER) owing to attempted suicide...
  2. ncbi request reprint Gender identity disorder and anorexia nervosa in male monozygotic twins
    Urs Hepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Eat Disord 35:239-43. 2004
    ..Male identical twins with gender identity disorder (GID) in childhood and anorexia nervosa (AN) are presented. Etiologic aspects and the relationship among gender identity, sexual orientation, body dissatisfaction, and AN are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Coping with serious accidental injury: a one-year follow-up study
    Urs Hepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychother Psychosom 74:379-86. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychological and psychosocial interventions after attempted suicide: an overview of treatment studies
    Urs Hepp
    Psychiatric Department, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Crisis 25:108-17. 2004
    ..They are discussed with regard to both the various therapeutic strategies and models used, and the repetition of self-harming behavior as the main outcome...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Can suicidality be cured? Suicide prevention in the G.P.'s practice]
    U Hepp
    Psychiatrische Poliklinik, Universitatsspital Zurich
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 93:1817-23. 2004
    ..It will be demonstrated how it is nevertheless possible to establish a therapeutic alliance which would prove beneficial in a future crisis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric comorbidity in gender identity disorder
    U Hepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Culmannstrasse 8, Zurich CH 8091, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Res 58:259-61. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess current and lifetime psychiatric comorbidity in patients with GID...
  7. ncbi request reprint Eating disorder symptomatology and gender role orientation
    Urs Hepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Eat Disord 37:227-33. 2005
    ..The aim of the current study was to investigate associations between gender role orientation and eating pathology in a sample of females with eating disorders (ED)...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Finger length ratio (2D:4D) in adults with gender identity disorder
    Bernd Kraemer
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Zurich, Culmannstrasse 8, Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Sex Behav 38:359-63. 2009
    ..The development of FtM GID seems even more unlikely to be notably influenced by prenatal testosterone...
  10. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder following accidental injury: rule or exception in Switzerland?
    Ulrich Schnyder
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychother Psychosom 77:111-8. 2008
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  11. ncbi request reprint Contribution of initial heart rate to the prediction of posttraumatic stress symptom level in accident victims
    Bernd Kraemer
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Culmannstrasse 8, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Psychiatr Res 42:158-62. 2008
    ..We conclude that the initial heart rate is a weak and not independent predictor for PTSD symptom level following accidental injuries...
  12. ncbi request reprint Body image and transsexualism
    Bernd Kraemer
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychopathology 41:96-100. 2008
    ..To date, research on the body image of transsexual patients has mostly covered body dissatisfaction with respect to body perception...
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint [Partner relationship and sexuality of female-to-male transsexuals]
    Bernd Kraemer
    Psychiatrische Poliklinik, Universitatsspital Zurich, Schweiz
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 60:25-30. 2010
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Suicide attempts and suicidal ideation: links with psychiatric comorbidity in eating disorder subjects
    Gabriella Milos
    Psychiatric Department, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:129-35. 2004
    ..Incorporating a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation into the clinical assessment of ED patients is important for the assessment of suicidality and for the provision of adequate treatments...
  16. ncbi request reprint Grief and post-traumatic growth in parents 2-6 years after the death of their extremely premature baby
    Stefan Buchi
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychother Psychosom 76:106-14. 2007
    ..To assess grief and post-traumatic growth in parents 2-6 years after the death of a premature baby (24-26 weeks' gestation) and to evaluate Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self-Measure (PRISM) in the assessment of bereavement...
  17. doi request reprint Psychometric evaluation and validation of the German version of the Acute Stress Disorder Scale across two distinct trauma populations
    Susanne Helfricht
    Child Development Center, University Children s Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Trauma Stress 22:476-80. 2009
    ..Indices of reliability, construct, and predictive validity with established measures of posttraumatic stress, anxiety, and depression suggest that the German ASDS is a psychometrically sound and valid instrument...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Finger length ratio (2D:4D) and dimensions of sexual orientation
    Bernd Kraemer
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuropsychobiology 53:210-4. 2006
    ..To date, most studies in this field of research comprise categorical group comparison of heterosexuals and homosexuals with respect to their 2D:4D...
  20. ncbi request reprint Gender identity disorder and eating disorders
    Urs Hepp
    Psychiatric Outpatient Department, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Eat Disord 32:473-8. 2002
    ..The relationship between eating behavior, gender identity, sexual orientation, and body dissatisfaction is discussed...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of Asperger syndrome and gender identity disorder
    Bernd Kraemer
    Psychiatric Department, University Hospital, Culmannstrasse 8, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 14:292-6. 2005
    ..We consider the treatment of GID as compelling, particularly because curative therapy for AS is lacking and with GID treatment in this vein, the patient gains psychosocial improvement...
  23. doi request reprint The economic burden of depression in Switzerland
    Yuki Tomonaga
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pharmacoeconomics 31:237-50. 2013
    ..The estimates of national costs may improve the public's awareness of depression and depression-related costs, breaking down the taboo of depression as an illness...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effective control of persistent hyperparathyroidism with cinacalcet in renal allograft recipients
    Andreas L Serra
    Clinic for Nephrology, University Hospital, Ramistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:577-83. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the impact of cinacalcet on bone turnover and quality of life was assessed...
  25. doi request reprint Measures of endothelial dysfunction in plasma of patients with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Roland von Kanel
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Division of Psychosomatic Medicine, University Hospital Berne, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 158:363-73. 2008
    ..This suggests one mechanism by which posttraumatic stress could contribute to atherosclerosis...
  26. doi request reprint Post-traumatic stress disorder in serious accidental injury: 3-year follow-up study
    Urs Hepp
    Psychiatrische Dienste Aargau AG, Baden, Switzerland
    Br J Psychiatry 192:376-83. 2008
    ..Long-term data on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following accidents are scarce...
  27. ncbi request reprint Altered blood coagulation in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Roland von Kanel
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Division of Psychosomatic Medicine, University Hospital Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Psychosom Med 68:598-604. 2006
    ..A hypercoagulable state before occurrence of coronary thrombosis contributes to atherosclerosis development. We investigated whether PTSD would be associated with increased coagulation activity...
  28. pmc Serum serotonin levels are not useful in diagnosing fibromyalgia
    Gabriel Jaschko
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:1267-8. 2007
  29. ncbi request reprint Evidence for low-grade systemic proinflammatory activity in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Roland von Kanel
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Division of Psychosomatic Medicine, University Hospital Inselspital, Freiburgstrasse 4, CH 3010 Berne, Switzerland
    J Psychiatr Res 41:744-52. 2007
    ..41, p=0.035). PTSD patients showed a low-grade systemic proinflammatory state, which, moreover, was related to PTSD symptom levels suggesting one mechanism by which PTSD could contribute to atherosclerotic disease...