Tanja Michael

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Affiliation: University of Basel
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fear conditioning in panic disorder: Enhanced resistance to extinction
    Tanja Michael
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Institute for Psychology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Abnorm Psychol 116:612-7. 2007
  2. doi request reprint The influence of state anxiety on the acquisition and extinction of fear
    Noortje Vriends
    Department of Psychology, Division of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University Basel, Missionsstrasse 62a, CH 4055, Basel, Switzerland
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 42:46-53. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Rumination in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Tanja Michael
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Depress Anxiety 24:307-17. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Enhanced perceptual priming for neutral stimuli occurring in a traumatic context: two experimental investigations
    T Michael
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, OX3 7JX, UK
    Behav Res Ther 45:341-58. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Autonomic and respiratory characteristics of posttraumatic stress disorder and panic disorder
    Jens Blechert
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Basel, Missionsstrasse 60 62, CH 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    Psychosom Med 69:935-43. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Instability of physical anxiety symptoms in daily life of patients with panic disorder and patients with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Monique C Pfaltz
    University of Basel, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Faculty of Psychology, Missionsstrasse 60 62, CH 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    J Anxiety Disord 24:792-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Reinstatement of fear in humans: autonomic and experiential responses in a differential conditioning paradigm
    Sandra Kull
    Faculty of Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Basel, Missionsstrasse 60 62, 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 140:43-9. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Enhanced priming for trauma-related material in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Tanja Michael
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, England
    Emotion 5:103-12. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Randomized controlled comparison of two cognitive behavioral therapies for obese children: mother versus mother-child cognitive behavioral therapy
    Simone Munsch
    Faculty of Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Psychother Psychosom 77:235-46. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Influence of stress on fear memory processes in an aversive differential conditioning paradigm in humans
    Dorothée Bentz
    University of Basel, Department of Psychology, Division of Cognitive Neuroscience, Basel, Switzerland
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:1186-97. 2013

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Fear conditioning in panic disorder: Enhanced resistance to extinction
    Tanja Michael
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Institute for Psychology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Abnorm Psychol 116:612-7. 2007
    ..This suggests that PD patients show enhanced conditionability with respect to extinction...
  2. doi request reprint The influence of state anxiety on the acquisition and extinction of fear
    Noortje Vriends
    Department of Psychology, Division of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University Basel, Missionsstrasse 62a, CH 4055, Basel, Switzerland
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 42:46-53. 2011
    ..Since these studies provide circumstantial evidence for a causal link between anxiety and conditionability we examined fear conditionability after experimental induction of anxiety in two experiments...
  3. ncbi request reprint Rumination in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Tanja Michael
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Depress Anxiety 24:307-17. 2007
    ..These characteristics explained significantly more variance in PTSD severity than the mere presence of rumination, thereby indicating that not all ways of ruminative thinking are equally maladaptive...
  4. ncbi request reprint Enhanced perceptual priming for neutral stimuli occurring in a traumatic context: two experimental investigations
    T Michael
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, OX3 7JX, UK
    Behav Res Ther 45:341-58. 2007
    ..The results support the role of perceptual priming in intrusions after traumatic events...
  5. ncbi request reprint Autonomic and respiratory characteristics of posttraumatic stress disorder and panic disorder
    Jens Blechert
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Basel, Missionsstrasse 60 62, CH 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    Psychosom Med 69:935-43. 2007
    ..In contrast, PD has been associated with respiratory abnormalities such as low end-tidal Pco(2). An integrated analysis of automatic and respiratory function in a direct comparison of these anxiety disorders is currently lacking...
  6. doi request reprint Instability of physical anxiety symptoms in daily life of patients with panic disorder and patients with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Monique C Pfaltz
    University of Basel, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Faculty of Psychology, Missionsstrasse 60 62, CH 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    J Anxiety Disord 24:792-8. 2010
    ..Electronic diaries can be applied in innovative ways to provide novel insights into the phenomenology of anxiety disorders that may not be captured well by retrospective interviews and questionnaires...
  7. doi request reprint Reinstatement of fear in humans: autonomic and experiential responses in a differential conditioning paradigm
    Sandra Kull
    Faculty of Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Basel, Missionsstrasse 60 62, 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 140:43-9. 2012
    ..Results are discussed with respect to context conditioning, fear generalisation, and anxiety-related cognitive mechanisms underlying fear recovery after extinction...
  8. ncbi request reprint Enhanced priming for trauma-related material in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Tanja Michael
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, England
    Emotion 5:103-12. 2005
    ..The enhanced priming effect was specific to trauma-related words. Enhanced perceptual priming for traumatic material appears to be one of the cognitive processes operating in PTSD...
  9. doi request reprint Randomized controlled comparison of two cognitive behavioral therapies for obese children: mother versus mother-child cognitive behavioral therapy
    Simone Munsch
    Faculty of Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Psychother Psychosom 77:235-46. 2008
    ..Parent-child treatments have been shown to be superior to child-focused treatments of childhood obesity. Yet until now, the comparative effectiveness of parent-only and parent-child approaches has been little studied...
  10. doi request reprint Influence of stress on fear memory processes in an aversive differential conditioning paradigm in humans
    Dorothée Bentz
    University of Basel, Department of Psychology, Division of Cognitive Neuroscience, Basel, Switzerland
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:1186-97. 2013
    ..Our findings may contribute to the understanding of the effects of stress and glucocorticoids on fear symptoms in anxiety disorders and suggest that such effects may be sex-specific...
  11. ncbi request reprint Fear conditioning in posttraumatic stress disorder: evidence for delayed extinction of autonomic, experiential, and behavioural responses
    Jens Blechert
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Institute for Psychology, University of Basel, Missionsstrasse 60 62, CH 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    Behav Res Ther 45:2019-33. 2007
    ..In addition, there was some evidence that a subgroup of PTSD patients had difficulties in learning the CS-US contingency, thereby providing preliminary evidence of reduced discrimination learning...
  12. doi request reprint Respiratory pathophysiology of panic disorder: an ambulatory monitoring study
    Monique C Pfaltz
    Faculty of Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Basel, CH 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    Psychosom Med 71:869-76. 2009
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  13. doi request reprint Physical activity and respiratory behavior in daily life of patients with panic disorder and healthy controls
    Monique C Pfaltz
    University of Basel, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Institute for Psychology, Missionsstrasse 60 62, CH 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Psychophysiol 78:42-9. 2010
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  14. pmc Glucocorticoids enhance extinction-based psychotherapy
    Dominique J F de Quervain
    Division of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Basel, 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:6621-5. 2011
    ..The present findings indicate that the administration of cortisol can enhance extinction-based psychotherapy...
  15. doi request reprint Associative learning in flying phobia
    Noortje Vriends
    Division of Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry, Department of Psychology, University of Basel, Missionsstrasse 62a, 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 43:838-43. 2012
    ..The current study investigated associative learning in patients with flying phobia and healthy controls using a modified version of Olson and Fazio's associative learning paradigm (Olson & Fazio, 2001)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder following assault: the role of cognitive processing, trauma memory, and appraisals
    Sarah L Halligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, England
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:419-31. 2003
    ..Assault severity measures explained 22% of symptom variance; measures of cognitive processing, memory disorganization, and appraisals increased prediction accuracy to 71%...
  17. ncbi request reprint Age of traumatisation as a predictor of post-traumatic stress disorder or major depression in young women
    Andreas Maercker
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Psychiatry 184:482-7. 2004
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  18. doi request reprint One-session computer-based exposure treatment for spider-fearful individuals--efficacy of a minimal self-help intervention in a randomised controlled trial
    Birgit H Müller
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Basel, Missionsstrasse 60 62, CH 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 42:179-84. 2011
    ..These findings highlight the role of computer-based self-help as a minimal but effective intervention to reduce fear of spiders...
  19. ncbi request reprint Subtypes of social phobia: are they of any use?
    Noortje Vriends
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Basel, Switzerland
    J Anxiety Disord 21:59-75. 2007
    ..The heterogeneity within social phobia has to be seen as a continuum of severity of social phobia, with a greater number of feared situations associated with more functional, social and psychological disability...
  20. ncbi request reprint Restrained eating in overweight children: does eating style run in families?
    Simone Munsch
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Faculty of Psychology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:97-103. 2007
    ..Our findings point to a familial transmission of eating styles: children eat as their primary caregivers do, even when the caregivers are not present in the laboratory...
  21. doi request reprint Enhancing exposure therapy for anxiety disorders with glucocorticoids: from basic mechanisms of emotional learning to clinical applications
    Dorothée Bentz
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Faculty of Psychology, University of Basel, CH 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    J Anxiety Disord 24:223-30. 2010
    ..This review examines the processes involved in aversive conditioning, fear learning and fear extinction, and how glucocorticoids might enhance restructuring of fear memories during therapy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Identifying anxiety states using broad sampling and advanced processing of peripheral physiological information
    Jens Blechert
    Institute for Psychology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Biomed Sci Instrum 42:136-41. 2006
    ..Results demonstrate the necessity to include measures from multiple response domains for an adequate assessment of anxiety states. Furthermore, our results point to the significance of respiratory parameters in anxiety assessment...
  23. doi request reprint Reduced response to reward in smokers and cannabis users
    Chantal Martin-Soelch
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuropsychobiology 60:94-103. 2009
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  24. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of cognitive behavioral therapy and behavioral weight loss treatment for overweight individuals with binge eating disorder
    Simone Munsch
    Institute of Psychology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Eat Disord 40:102-13. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and behavioral weight loss treatment (BWLT) for overweight patients with binge eating disorder (BED)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Reduced heart rate responding to trauma reliving in trauma survivors with PTSD: correlates and consequences
    Sarah L Halligan
    School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom
    J Trauma Stress 19:721-34. 2006
    ..B. Foa and M. J. Kozak's (1986) hypothesis that full activation of trauma memories facilitates emotional processing...
  26. ncbi request reprint Enhanced perceptual priming for neutral stimuli in a traumatic context: A pathway to intrusive memories?
    Anke Ehlers
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Memory 14:316-28. 2006
    ..Enhanced priming predicted subsequent re-experiencing symptoms. The results support the role of perceptual priming in re-experiencing...
  27. ncbi request reprint Intrusive re-experiencing in post-traumatic stress disorder: phenomenology, theory, and therapy
    Anke Ehlers
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Memory 12:403-15. 2004
    ..into the worst moments of the trauma memory, and to train patients to discriminate between the stimuli that were present during the trauma ("then") and the innocuous triggers of re-experiencing symptoms ("now")...
  28. ncbi request reprint Intrusive images in PTSD and in traumatised and non-traumatised depressed patients: a cross-sectional clinical study
    Eva Birrer
    Klinik fuer Schlafmedizin, St Anna Str 32, 6006 Luzern, Switzerland
    Behav Res Ther 45:2053-65. 2007
    ..Limitations, such as the lack of a control group, and the clinical implications of these results are discussed, demonstrating the need to help non-PTSD patients with and without trauma to deal with intrusive images...