U Schnyder

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Affiliation: University of Zurich
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi Therapy for vaginismus: in vivo versus in vitro desensitization
    U Schnyder
    Psychiatric Outpatient Department, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Can J Psychiatry 43:941-4. 1998
  2. ncbi Does patient cognition predict time off from work after life-threatening accidents?
    Ulrich Schnyder
    Psychiatric Department, University Hospital, Culmannstrasse 8, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Psychiatry 160:2025-31. 2003
  3. ncbi [Post-traumatic stress disorders: diagnostic and therapeutic principles ]
    U Schnyder
    Psychiatrische Poliklinik, Universitatsspital Zurich
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 92:337-43. 2003
  4. ncbi German version of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale
    Ulrich Schnyder
    Psychiatric Department, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Trauma Stress 15:487-92. 2002
  5. ncbi Prediction of psychiatric morbidity in severely injured accident victims at one-year follow-up
    U Schnyder
    Psychiatric Department, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 164:653-6. 2001
  6. ncbi Incidence and prediction of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in severely injured accident victims
    U Schnyder
    Psychiatric Department, University Hospital, Culmannstrasse 8, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Psychiatry 158:594-9. 2001
  7. ncbi Antonovsky's sense of coherence: trait or state?
    U Schnyder
    Psychiatric Department, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychother Psychosom 69:296-302. 2000
  8. ncbi [Psychotherapy of posttraumatic stress disorders]
    U Schnyder
    Psychiatrische Poliklinik, Universitatsspital Zurich
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 50:123-33. 2000
  9. ncbi Early psychological reactions to life-threatening injuries
    U Schnyder
    Psychiatric Department, General Hospital, Aarau, Switzerland
    Crit Care Med 28:86-92. 2000
  10. ncbi Acute stress response patterns to accidental injuries
    U Schnyder
    Psychiatrische Poliklinik, Universitatsspital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Res 45:419-24. 1998

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Publications54

  1. ncbi Therapy for vaginismus: in vivo versus in vitro desensitization
    U Schnyder
    Psychiatric Outpatient Department, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Can J Psychiatry 43:941-4. 1998
    ....
  2. ncbi Does patient cognition predict time off from work after life-threatening accidents?
    Ulrich Schnyder
    Psychiatric Department, University Hospital, Culmannstrasse 8, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Psychiatry 160:2025-31. 2003
    ..The present study aimed to identify predictors of the number of days of leave taken in a consecutively selected group of accident victims who sustained severe, mostly life-threatening physical trauma...
  3. ncbi [Post-traumatic stress disorders: diagnostic and therapeutic principles ]
    U Schnyder
    Psychiatrische Poliklinik, Universitatsspital Zurich
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 92:337-43. 2003
    ..Due to an increased risk of substance use disorders, benzodiazepines should only be used with caution. Finally, a number of predictors are reported that may help the clinician to identify patients at risk of developing PTSD...
  4. ncbi German version of Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale
    Ulrich Schnyder
    Psychiatric Department, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Trauma Stress 15:487-92. 2002
    ..The data suggest that the German version of the CAPS is a reliable instrument for the assessment of posttraumatic stress disorder symptomatology in accident victims. Further studies are necessary to validate further the questionnaire...
  5. ncbi Prediction of psychiatric morbidity in severely injured accident victims at one-year follow-up
    U Schnyder
    Psychiatric Department, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 164:653-6. 2001
    ..We conclude that a substantial proportion of severely injured accident victims develop some form of psychiatric morbidity that can be predicted to some degree by mainly psychosocial variables...
  6. ncbi Incidence and prediction of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in severely injured accident victims
    U Schnyder
    Psychiatric Department, University Hospital, Culmannstrasse 8, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Psychiatry 158:594-9. 2001
    ..This study was designed to assess the incidence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in severely injured accident victims and to predict the presence of PTSD symptoms at a 12-month follow-up...
  7. ncbi Antonovsky's sense of coherence: trait or state?
    U Schnyder
    Psychiatric Department, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychother Psychosom 69:296-302. 2000
    ..The aim of this study was first to analyze the stability of Antonovsky's Sense of Coherence (SOC) as a measure of a person's world view over time; secondly, to investigate its relationship with depression and anxiety...
  8. ncbi [Psychotherapy of posttraumatic stress disorders]
    U Schnyder
    Psychiatrische Poliklinik, Universitatsspital Zurich
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 50:123-33. 2000
    ..Instead of exploring, the therapist should try to activate the patients' resources and help them to find new meaning in their future life...
  9. ncbi Early psychological reactions to life-threatening injuries
    U Schnyder
    Psychiatric Department, General Hospital, Aarau, Switzerland
    Crit Care Med 28:86-92. 2000
    ....
  10. ncbi Acute stress response patterns to accidental injuries
    U Schnyder
    Psychiatrische Poliklinik, Universitatsspital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Res 45:419-24. 1998
    ..We conclude that the identification of different clinical response patterns may be a meaningful approach to better tailor response-specific interventions for trauma victims...
  11. ncbi Sense of coherence - a mediator between disability and handicap?
    U Schnyder
    Division of Psychosocial Medicine, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychother Psychosom 68:102-10. 1999
    ....
  12. doi Mutual influence of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and chronic pain among injured accident survivors: a longitudinal study
    J Jenewein
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Trauma Stress 22:540-8. 2009
    ..Across the second half year, PTSD symptoms impacted significantly on pain but not vice versa. Clinicians need to pay careful attention to PTSD symptoms in accident survivors suffering from chronic pain...
  13. doi Impact of emotion on cognition in trauma survivors: what is the role of posttraumatic stress disorder?
    C Mueller-Pfeiffer
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Affect Disord 126:287-92. 2010
    ..We investigated the influence of trauma exposure and the presence of anxiety/stress disorders on the impact of emotional distractors on cognitive performance...
  14. doi Parents' mental health after the birth of an extremely preterm child: a comparison between bereaved and non-bereaved parents
    J Jenewein
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 29:53-60. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi [Prevalence of anxiety and depression in cancer outpatients and their spouses]
    A Krahenbuhl
    Psychiatrische Poliklinik, Universitatsspital Zurich
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 96:973-9. 2007
    ..Also the distress-thermometer (DT) was tested as a screening instrument for anxiety disorders and depression...
  16. ncbi Treatment of depressive disorders with and without medication - a naturalistic study
    G Hasler
    Psychiatric Department, Zurich University Hospital, Switzerland
    Pharmacopsychiatry 35:235-8. 2002
    ..Our assumption was that this sample is more representative for subjects treated for depressive disorders than subjects included in controlled trials...
  17. ncbi [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...
  18. ncbi 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...
  19. doi [Postgraduate training for specialists in psychiatry and psychotherapy. Problem-based learning - evaluation of a pilot project]
    M Rufer
    Psychiatrische Poliklinik, Universitatsspital Zurich, Culmannstrasse 8, 8091, Zurich, Schweiz
    Nervenarzt 82:636-44. 2011
    ..0±0.2). The results of this pilot project suggest that PBL might be a useful element of multifaceted advanced training programs, strengthening their practical component and the applicability of knowledge in the daily clinical routine...
  20. doi Changes in quality of life following cognitive-behavioral group therapy for panic disorder
    M Rufer
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Zurich, Culmannstrasse 8, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 25:8-14. 2010
    ..The present study was designed to assess the association of different aspects of panic disorder (PD) with QoL and to examine the relationship between QoL and symptomatic outcome following brief cognitive-behavioral group therapy (CBGT)...
  21. ncbi [Establishing and changing therapeutic goals in psychiatric-psychotherapeutic treatment]
    G Hasler
    Universitatsspital Zurich, Psychiatrische Poliklinik, Culmannstrasse 8, CH 8091 Zurich
    Nervenarzt 73:54-8. 2002
    ..The point in time of goal-setting, the achievability of treatment goals, and the patient's handling of unattained goals appear to be of particular significance...
  22. doi 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
    ....
  23. doi Comorbidity in posttraumatic stress disorder: a structural equation modelling approach
    Lutz Wittmann
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Compr Psychiatry 49:430-40. 2008
    ..Existing theories consider comorbidity as a consequence of PTSD (model 1), PTSD and comorbidity as a consequence of shared factors of vulnerability (model 2), and comorbidity as a consequence of trauma-type specific mechanisms (model 3)...
  24. 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...
  25. doi Are patients after severe injury who drop out of a longitudinal study at high risk of mental disorder?
    Daisuke Nishi
    Department of Psychiatry, National Disaster Medical Center, Tokyo 190 0014, Japan
    Compr Psychiatry 49:393-8. 2008
    ..To summarize, it is expected that those who drop from the follow-up are unlikely to have MVA-related PTSD, but might have mental problems independent of injury...
  26. ncbi Low predictive power of peritraumatic dissociation for PTSD symptoms in accident survivors
    Lutz Wittmann
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Trauma Stress 19:639-51. 2006
    ..Possible explanations for the low-predictive power of peritraumatic dissociation for posttraumatic psychopathology in the sample are discussed...
  27. ncbi 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...
  28. ncbi [Outpatient group therapy for emotion management in complex posttraumatic disorders]
    Christoph Müller
    Psychiatrische Poliklinik, Universitatsspital Zurich, Schweiz
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 57:364-72. 2007
    ..This is complemented by psychoeducation and resource activation based on recent neurobiological findings in traumatic stress research. Data from the first completed program is presented and discussed...
  29. doi 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...
  30. ncbi 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...
  31. ncbi 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
    ....
  32. ncbi Why new psychotherapies for posttraumatic stress disorder?
    Ulrich Schnyder
    Psychother Psychosom 74:199-201. 2005
  33. ncbi 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...
  34. ncbi Does acute stress disorder predict post-traumatic stress disorder in traffic accident victims? Analysis of a self-report inventory
    Annette Kjaer Fuglsang
    Department of Psychology, University of Aarhus, Nobelparken, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Nord J Psychiatry 58:223-9. 2004
    ..The acute traumatic symptom level explains a large part of the variance in PTSD symptom level. However, other variables also seem to play an important role...
  35. ncbi The neural basis of altruistic punishment
    Dominique J F de Quervain
    Division of Psychiatry Research, University of Zurich, Lenggstrasse 31, 8029 Zurich, Switzerland
    Science 305:1254-8. 2004
    ..Our findings support the hypothesis that people derive satisfaction from punishing norm violations and that the activation in the dorsal striatum reflects the anticipated satisfaction from punishing defectors...
  36. doi 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...
  37. ncbi Who develops acute stress disorder after accidental injuries?
    Annette Kjaer Fuglsang
    Institute of Psychology, University of Aarhus, Risskov, Denmark
    Psychother Psychosom 71:214-22. 2002
    ....
  38. ncbi 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...
  39. ncbi Posttraumatic disorders following injury: an empirical and methodological review
    Meaghan L O'Donnell
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Clin Psychol Rev 23:587-603. 2003
    ..It is suggested that a clearer understanding of the psychological effects of physical injury will require the widespread adoption of more rigorous, standardized and transparent methodological procedures...
  40. ncbi Incidence of severe anorexia nervosa in Switzerland: 40 years of development
    Gabriella Milos
    Psychiatric Outpatients Department, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Eat Disord 35:250-8. 2004
    ..The current study examined the development of the incidence of severe anorexia nervosa with five sampling periods covering the years 1956-1995 in a geographically defined region of Switzerland...
  41. ncbi 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...
  42. ncbi Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after heart transplant: the influence of earlier loss experiences on posttransplant flashbacks
    Lutz Götzmann
    Department of Psychosocial Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Culmannstrasse 8, CH 8091, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Psychother 56:562-7. 2002
    ..It is demonstrated how the encoding of a traumatic experience into existing representations leads not only to a reactivation of an earlier trauma, but may constitute a protective function in the processing of a PTSD...
  43. doi Prevalence and predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Lina Wiedemar
    Department of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Berne, Switzerland
    Heart Lung 37:113-21. 2008
    ..We estimated the prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and identified predictors of self-rated PTSD symptoms in patients post-myocardial infarction (MI)...
  44. ncbi Psychiatric comorbidity and Eating Disorder Inventory (EDI) profiles in eating disorder patients
    Gabriella Milos
    Psychiatric Department, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Can J Psychiatry 49:179-84. 2004
    ..This study examines potential overlaps between psychiatric comorbidity (Axis I and II) and scores on the subscales of the Eating Disorder Inventory (EDI) in women with eating disorders (EDs)...
  45. ncbi Outcome of psychiatric treatment: what is relevant for our patients?
    Gregor Hasler
    Psychiatric Department, Zurich University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Compr Psychiatry 45:199-205. 2004
    ..The use of measures that include dimensions such as personal growth, purpose of life, and positive relations with others may record important changes in these patients...
  46. doi Perceived responsibility for change as an outcome predictor in cognitive-behavioural group therapy
    Aba Delsignore
    Zurich University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Clin Psychol 47:281-93. 2008
    ....
  47. ncbi Incidence of severe anorexia nervosa in Switzerland: 40 years of development
    Gabriella Milos
    Int J Eat Disord 36:118-9. 2004
  48. ncbi Application of Prochaska's transtheoretical model of change to patients with eating disorders
    Gregor Hasler
    Psychiatric Department, Zurich University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Res 57:67-72. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to assess stages of change in patients with eating disorders and to analyze their correlations with clinical characteristics and treatment processes using Prochaska's transtheoretical model of change...
  49. ncbi Low-dose cortisol for symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder
    Amanda Aerni
    Division of Psychiatry Research, University of Zurich, Lenggstr 31, 8029 Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1488-90. 2004
    ....
  50. ncbi 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...
  51. ncbi 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...
  52. ncbi Patient satisfaction with outpatient psychiatric treatment: the role of diagnosis, pharmacotherapy, and perceived therapeutic change
    Gregor Hasler
    Psychiatric Department, Zurich University Hospital, Switzerland
    Can J Psychiatry 49:315-21. 2004
    ..To investigate the influence of diagnosis, type of treatment, and perceived therapeutic change on patient satisfaction following psychiatric treatment for nonpsychotic, nonsubstance-related disorders...
  53. pmc Instability of eating disorder diagnoses: prospective study
    Gabriella Milos
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Culmannstrasse 8, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Psychiatry 187:573-8. 2005
    ..The stability of eating disorder diagnoses has received little research attention...
  54. ncbi Control expectancies as predictors of psychotherapy outcome: a systematic review
    Aba Delsignore
    Zurich University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Clin Psychol 46:467-83. 2007
    ..Based on findings from the expectancies literature (also including outcome and patient role expectancies), this systematic review proposes ways to reactivate the promising field of control expectancies in the psychotherapy context...