Carlos Nordt

Summary

Affiliation: University of Zurich
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Incidence of heroin use in Zurich, Switzerland: a treatment case register analysis
    Carlos Nordt
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Militärstrasse, Zurich, Switzerland
    Lancet 367:1830-4. 2006
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint Combined effects of law enforcement and substitution treatment on heroin mortality
    Carlos Nordt
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:540-5. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Social support modifies perceived stigmatization in the first years of mental illness: a longitudinal approach
    Brigitte Mueller
    Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Militarstrasse 8, P O Box 1930 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 62:39-49. 2006
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Estimating heroin epidemics with data of patients in methadone maintenance treatment, collected during a single treatment day
    Carlos Nordt
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Addiction 103:591-7. 2008

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  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Incidence of heroin use in Zurich, Switzerland: a treatment case register analysis
    Carlos Nordt
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Militärstrasse, Zurich, Switzerland
    Lancet 367:1830-4. 2006
    ..Switzerland has been criticised for its liberal drug policy, which could attract new users and lengthen periods of heroin addiction. We sought to estimate incidence trends and prevalence of problem heroin use in Switzerland...
  3. 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...
  4. doi request reprint Combined effects of law enforcement and substitution treatment on heroin mortality
    Carlos Nordt
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:540-5. 2010
    ..To explore the combined effects of street-level law enforcement and substitution treatment programs on drug-related mortality, taking into account prevalence of heroin use and changes in injecting behaviour...
  5. ncbi request reprint Social support modifies perceived stigmatization in the first years of mental illness: a longitudinal approach
    Brigitte Mueller
    Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Militarstrasse 8, P O Box 1930 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 62:39-49. 2006
    ..Duration of illness should be included as a central variable in future research, as it influences the nature of the relation between stigmatization and social ties...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint Estimating heroin epidemics with data of patients in methadone maintenance treatment, collected during a single treatment day
    Carlos Nordt
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Addiction 103:591-7. 2008
    ..We aimed to develop a simple method to estimate these dynamics with data that can be gathered from patients in substitution treatment within a single day...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint Low-threshold methadone treatment, heroin price, police activity and incidence of heroin use: the Zurich experience
    Carlos Nordt
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Drug Policy 20:497-501. 2009
    ..And finally, the intensity of police activity in the drug field may also affect prices for street heroin...
  13. pmc Estimating incidence trends in regular heroin use in 26 regions of Switzerland using methadone treatment data
    Carlos Nordt
    Research Group on Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 4:14. 2009
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  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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
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  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Is methadone maintenance provided by private practitioners effective?]
    Rudolf Stohler
    Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Zürich, Sektor West und Zentrale Sozialpsychiatrische Dienste, Zurich
    Soz Praventivmed 49:276-80. 2004
    ..Involvement of private practitioners in methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) enhances its availability. However, effectiveness of such treatments is still debated...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Increased stigma through a former stay in a mental hospital? Results of a public survey in Switzerland]
    Carlos Nordt
    Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Zürich, Forschungsgruppe Sozialpsychiatrie, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Prax 30:384-8. 2003
    ..The perception of how most people stigmatize mentally ill persons has consequences for the affected. Is a former stay in a mental hospital connected with an additional stigma?..
  22. ncbi request reprint Determinants of attitude to volunteering in psychiatry: results of a public opinion survey in Switzerland
    Christoph Lauber
    Psychiatric University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 48:209-19. 2002
    ..Little is known about factors influencing the attitude to volunteering in psychiatry. However, knowledge about these factors is important as target groups to be addressed by an awareness and promotion campaign could be identified...
  23. ncbi request reprint Patients' attitudes toward antidepressants
    Christoph Lauber
    Psychiatr Serv 54:746-7. 2003