Kurt Laederach-Hofmann

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Changes in partner relationship after organ transplantation: comparison between heart, liver, and kidney transplantation]
    Kurt Laederach-Hofmann
    Psychosomatik und Psychosoziale Medizin Inselspital, Universitat Bern, Schweiz
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 52:5-15. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Imipramine and diet counseling with psychological support in the treatment of obese binge eaters: a randomized, placebo-controlled double-blind study
    K Laederach-Hofmann
    Unit for Psychosomatic and Psychosocial Medicine, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Int J Eat Disord 26:231-44. 1999
  3. doi request reprint Pathological baroreceptor sensitivity in patients suffering from somatization disorders: do they correlate with symptoms?
    Kurt Laederach-Hofmann
    Psychobiology and Psychosomatic Center, Department of Behavioural Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Trier, St Franziska Stift Psychosomatic Hospital, Bad Kreuznach, Germany
    Biol Psychol 79:243-9. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive rehabilitation in chronic heart failure--better psycho-emotional status related to quality of life, brain natriuretic peptide concentrations, and clinical severity of disease
    Kurt Laederach-Hofmann
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Psychiatric Out Patient Clinic, Autonomic Laboratory, Inselspital, University of Berne, Switzerland
    Clin Invest Med 30:E54-62. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Links between body mass index, total body fat, cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein, and insulin sensitivity in patients with obesity related to depression, anger, and anxiety
    Kurt Laederach-Hofmann
    Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic University of Berne, Inselspital, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Int J Eat Disord 32:58-71. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint [Autonomic neuropathy in somatization disorders]
    Kurt Laederach-Hofmann
    Zentrum für Psychobiologie und Psychosomatik der Universität Trier, Psychosomatische Fachklinik St Franziska Stift, Bad Kreuznach
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 52:166-72. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Patients with erythrophobia (fear of blushing) show abnormal autonomic regulation in mental stress conditions
    Kurt Laederach-Hofmann
    Psychosomatics and Psychosocial Medicine, Psychiatric Out Patient Department, University of Berne, CH 3010 Berne Inselspital, Switzerland
    Psychosom Med 64:358-65. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint [Integration process and organ-related fantasies in patients undergoing organ transplantation]
    Kurt Laederach-Hofmann
    Einheit Psychosomatik und Psychosoziale Medizin, Universitat Bern, Schweiz
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 52:32-40. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Autonomic cardiovascular regulation in obesity
    K Laederach-Hofmann
    Unit of Psychosomatic and Psychosocial Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland
    J Endocrinol 164:59-66. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Autonomic and cardiovascular effects of acute high altitude exposure after myocardial infarction and in normal volunteers
    Nadine Messerli-Bürgy
    Autonomic Laboratory Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition, Inselspital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Circ J 73:1485-91. 2009

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint [Changes in partner relationship after organ transplantation: comparison between heart, liver, and kidney transplantation]
    Kurt Laederach-Hofmann
    Psychosomatik und Psychosoziale Medizin Inselspital, Universitat Bern, Schweiz
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 52:5-15. 2002
    ..This study was conducted to delineate partnership-relation functioning over time and specifically matched to various organs such as heart, liver, and kidney...
  2. ncbi request reprint Imipramine and diet counseling with psychological support in the treatment of obese binge eaters: a randomized, placebo-controlled double-blind study
    K Laederach-Hofmann
    Unit for Psychosomatic and Psychosocial Medicine, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Int J Eat Disord 26:231-44. 1999
    ..This was followed by an open medication-free phase of 6 months of continuous diet counseling with psychological support...
  3. doi request reprint Pathological baroreceptor sensitivity in patients suffering from somatization disorders: do they correlate with symptoms?
    Kurt Laederach-Hofmann
    Psychobiology and Psychosomatic Center, Department of Behavioural Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Trier, St Franziska Stift Psychosomatic Hospital, Bad Kreuznach, Germany
    Biol Psychol 79:243-9. 2008
    ..We conducted a study to investigate whether patients with somatization disorders (ICD-10, F45.0) show abnormal values in autonomic testing...
  4. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive rehabilitation in chronic heart failure--better psycho-emotional status related to quality of life, brain natriuretic peptide concentrations, and clinical severity of disease
    Kurt Laederach-Hofmann
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Psychiatric Out Patient Clinic, Autonomic Laboratory, Inselspital, University of Berne, Switzerland
    Clin Invest Med 30:E54-62. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effects of a comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation program in chronic heart failure (CHF) on quality of life (QoL) in relation to emotional status and clinical severity of disease...
  5. ncbi request reprint Links between body mass index, total body fat, cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein, and insulin sensitivity in patients with obesity related to depression, anger, and anxiety
    Kurt Laederach-Hofmann
    Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic University of Berne, Inselspital, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Int J Eat Disord 32:58-71. 2002
    ..Define links between psychosocial parameters and metabolic variables in obese females before and after a low-calorie diet...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Autonomic neuropathy in somatization disorders]
    Kurt Laederach-Hofmann
    Zentrum für Psychobiologie und Psychosomatik der Universität Trier, Psychosomatische Fachklinik St Franziska Stift, Bad Kreuznach
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 52:166-72. 2002
    ..We conducted a study to investigate whether patients with somatization disorder show abnormal values in autonomic testing, especially in the central baroreceptor sensitivity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Patients with erythrophobia (fear of blushing) show abnormal autonomic regulation in mental stress conditions
    Kurt Laederach-Hofmann
    Psychosomatics and Psychosocial Medicine, Psychiatric Out Patient Department, University of Berne, CH 3010 Berne Inselspital, Switzerland
    Psychosom Med 64:358-65. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze the autonomic functions of patients with erythrophobia...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Integration process and organ-related fantasies in patients undergoing organ transplantation]
    Kurt Laederach-Hofmann
    Einheit Psychosomatik und Psychosoziale Medizin, Universitat Bern, Schweiz
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 52:32-40. 2002
    ..This will bring up issues as compliance, infections, rejection episodes and - most important - also organ survival...
  9. ncbi request reprint Autonomic cardiovascular regulation in obesity
    K Laederach-Hofmann
    Unit of Psychosomatic and Psychosocial Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland
    J Endocrinol 164:59-66. 2000
    ..34, P=0.05). With increasing weight, no overstimulation was found but a depression in sympathetic and parasympathetic activity together with a significant reduction in baroreflex functioning and in salivary cortisol levels...
  10. ncbi request reprint Autonomic and cardiovascular effects of acute high altitude exposure after myocardial infarction and in normal volunteers
    Nadine Messerli-Bürgy
    Autonomic Laboratory Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition, Inselspital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Circ J 73:1485-91. 2009
    ..High sympathetic tone creates a significant risk for ventricular arrhythmias and sudden death, which can especially affect patients after a myocardial infarction (MI) when exercising in a hypoxic environment...
  11. doi request reprint Nutrition with 'light and water'? In strict isolation for 10 days without food - a critical case study
    Peter Heusser
    Institute for Complementary Medicine KIKOM, University of Bern, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    Forsch Komplementmed 15:203-9. 2008
    ..The subject agreed on these terms and the study was approved by the local ethics committee...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mechanical circulatory support as a bridge to heart transplantation: what remains? Long-term emotional sequelae in patients and spouses
    Brigitta Bunzel
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:384-9. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to analyze the long-time emotional consequences of VAD implantation, followed by heart transplantation in patients and spouses...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of a comprehensive rehabilitation program on quality of life in patients with chronic heart failure
    Katharina Meyer
    Swiss Cardiovascular Center, Bern, Switzerland
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 18:169-76. 2003
    ..05). In patients with stable chronic heart failure, significant improvements in both generic and disease-specific quality of life related to improved exercise tolerance can be achieved within 12 weeks of comprehensive rehabilitation...