Marc Walter

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Affiliation: University of Basel
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi [Living donor liver transplantation from the perspective of the donor: results of a psychosomatic investigation]
    Marc Walter
    Medizinische Klinik mit Schwerpunkt Psychosomatik der Charité, Berlin, Germany
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 51:331-45. 2005
  2. pmc Willingness to donate: an interview study before liver transplantation
    M Walter
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Basel, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, CH 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    J Med Ethics 30:544-50. 2004
  3. ncbi Quality of life of living donors before and after living donor liver transplantation
    M Walter
    Psychiatric University Clinic, Willhelm Klein Strasse 27, CH 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    Transplant Proc 35:2961-3. 2003
  4. ncbi [Personality and donor-recipient relationships of potential donors before living donor liver transplantation--diagnostics with the repertory-grid technique]
    Marc Walter
    Medizinische Klinik mit Schwerpunkt Psychosomatik und Psychotherapie, Charite Campus Mitte, Medizinische Fakultat der Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 53:275-80. 2003
  5. ncbi Acute effects of heroin on emotions in heroin-dependent patients
    Julia Blum
    Psychiatric Hospital, Division of Substance Use Disorders, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Am J Addict 22:598-604. 2013
  6. ncbi The lack of negative affects as an indicator for identity disturbance in borderline personality disorder: a preliminary report
    Marc Walter
    Psychiatric Hospital, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Psychopathology 42:399-404. 2009
  7. doi Associations between identity diffusion, Axis II disorder, and psychopathology in inpatients with borderline personality disorder
    Daniel Sollberger
    Psychiatric Hospital, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Psychopathology 45:15-21. 2012
  8. doi Affective reactivity in heroin-dependent patients with antisocial personality disorder
    Marc Walter
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 187:210-3. 2011
  9. ncbi Psychosocial outcome of living donors after living donor liver transplantation: a pilot study
    Marc Walter
    Clinic for Internal Medicine, Psychosomatics Psychotherapy, Charite, Campus Mitte, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Transplant 16:339-44. 2002
  10. ncbi The self-image in borderline personality disorder: an in-depth qualitative research study
    Gerhard Dammann
    Psychiatric Hospital, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Pers Disord 25:517-27. 2011

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  1. ncbi [Living donor liver transplantation from the perspective of the donor: results of a psychosomatic investigation]
    Marc Walter
    Medizinische Klinik mit Schwerpunkt Psychosomatik der Charité, Berlin, Germany
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 51:331-45. 2005
    ..The aims were to describe the clinical problems before and after transplantation and to contribute to the discussion of ethical issues based on empirical findings...
  2. pmc Willingness to donate: an interview study before liver transplantation
    M Walter
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Basel, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, CH 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    J Med Ethics 30:544-50. 2004
    ..Operation related risks, as well as dependencies in the family structure, generate considerable pressure on potential donors. The aim of the study was to reconstruct the determinants of willingness to donate before transplantation...
  3. ncbi Quality of life of living donors before and after living donor liver transplantation
    M Walter
    Psychiatric University Clinic, Willhelm Klein Strasse 27, CH 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    Transplant Proc 35:2961-3. 2003
    ..Additional psychosocial studies will be necessary to disclose predictors for an unfavorable psychosocial outcome following LDLT...
  4. ncbi [Personality and donor-recipient relationships of potential donors before living donor liver transplantation--diagnostics with the repertory-grid technique]
    Marc Walter
    Medizinische Klinik mit Schwerpunkt Psychosomatik und Psychotherapie, Charite Campus Mitte, Medizinische Fakultat der Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 53:275-80. 2003
    ..In highly motivated donors we expected a positive description of the recipient and a similarity in the characterisation of the donor and recipient...
  5. ncbi Acute effects of heroin on emotions in heroin-dependent patients
    Julia Blum
    Psychiatric Hospital, Division of Substance Use Disorders, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Am J Addict 22:598-604. 2013
    ..However, affective disturbances and disorders are common in heroin dependence. The present study examined the acute effects of heroin on emotions in heroin-dependent patients...
  6. ncbi The lack of negative affects as an indicator for identity disturbance in borderline personality disorder: a preliminary report
    Marc Walter
    Psychiatric Hospital, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Psychopathology 42:399-404. 2009
    ..The purpose of the study was to investigate negative affects and identity disturbance in patients with BPD and in patients without personality disorder using questionnaire data and interview data...
  7. doi Associations between identity diffusion, Axis II disorder, and psychopathology in inpatients with borderline personality disorder
    Daniel Sollberger
    Psychiatric Hospital, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Psychopathology 45:15-21. 2012
    ..However, the associations between these dimensions are not clear. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the relation between identity diffusion and psychopathology in BPD...
  8. doi Affective reactivity in heroin-dependent patients with antisocial personality disorder
    Marc Walter
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 187:210-3. 2011
    ..These findings indicate a normally modulated affective reactivity in heroin-dependent patients with ASPD...
  9. ncbi Psychosocial outcome of living donors after living donor liver transplantation: a pilot study
    Marc Walter
    Clinic for Internal Medicine, Psychosomatics Psychotherapy, Charite, Campus Mitte, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Transplant 16:339-44. 2002
    ..The pronounced complaints appears to indicate psychological tension and distress in some donors following donation...
  10. ncbi The self-image in borderline personality disorder: an in-depth qualitative research study
    Gerhard Dammann
    Psychiatric Hospital, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Pers Disord 25:517-27. 2011
    ..Aggressive tendencies were only seen in other persons. Our findings support the concept of a self and relationship disturbance in BPD which is highly relevant for psychotherapy treatment...
  11. ncbi Impaired psychosocial outcome of donors after living donor liver transplantation: a qualitative case study
    Marc Walter
    Department of Internal Medicine Psychosomatics, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, and Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Otto von Guericke University Hospital, Madgeburg, Germany
    Clin Transplant 20:410-5. 2006
    ..Adequate medical and psychological treatment opportunities for these donors should be provided...
  12. doi Heroin reduces startle and cortisol response in opioid-maintained heroin-dependent patients
    Marc Walter
    Psychiatric Hospital, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Addict Biol 16:145-51. 2011
    ..Acute DAM administration may suppress cortisol levels, and DAM maintenance treatment may represent an effective alternative to methadone in stress-sensitive, heroin-dependent patients...
  13. pmc Inferior frontal cortex modulation with an acute dose of heroin during cognitive control
    Andre Schmidt
    1 Department of Psychiatry UPK, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland 2 Medical Image Analysis Center MIAC, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Neuropsychopharmacology 38:2231-9. 2013
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  14. ncbi Psychosomatic interrelations following liver transplantation
    Marc Walter
    Clinic for Internal Medicine, Psychosomatics Psychotherapy, Charite, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Transplant 16:301-5. 2002
    ..The treatment offered by an essentially biologically based medicine may promote the manifestation of this depression as a somatization disorder...
  15. ncbi Psychosocial situation of living donors: moods, complaints, and self-image before and after liver transplantation
    Marc Walter
    Psychiatric University Clinic, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Med Sci Monit 11:CR503-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the course of donors' moods, physical complaints, and self-image in the preoperative decision process and six months after surgery...
  16. ncbi Psychosocial data of potential living donors before living donor liver transplantation
    Marc Walter
    Clinic for Internal Medicine Psychosomatics Psychotherapy, Charite, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Transplant 16:55-9. 2002
    ..For the latter, both the clinical evaluation interview and the psychometric diagnostics used revealed clear-cut feelings of anxiety and ambivalence towards transplantation...
  17. doi Acute effects of intravenous heroin on the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis response: a controlled trial
    Marc Walter
    Psychiatric Hospital, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 33:193-8. 2013
    ..These findings indicate that regular opioid administration protects addicts from stress and underscore the clinical significance of heroin-assisted treatment for heroin-dependent patients...
  18. ncbi Donor evaluation, donor risks, donor outcome, and donor quality of life in adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation
    Andreas Pascher
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow, Medizinische Fakultat der Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Liver Transpl 8:829-37. 2002
    ..The donor selection process plays a pivotal role in preventing complications. The discussion of potential risks, especially potential life-threatening risks, must be an integral part of informed consent...
  19. ncbi Abnormal effective connectivity and psychopathological symptoms in the psychosis high-risk state
    Andre Schmidt
    Department of Psychiatry UPK, University of Basel, Petersgraben, and the Medical Image Analysis Centre, University Hospital Basel, Schanzenstrasse, Basel, Switzerland
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 39:239-48. 2014
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  20. doi Association between leptin levels and doses of clomethiazole during alcohol withdrawal: a pilot study
    Gerhard Dammann
    Psychiatric Hospital, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur Addict Res 18:12-5. 2012
    ..The main hypothesis was that higher doses of the strong GABA-mimetic clomethiazole are positively correlated with higher leptin levels...
  21. ncbi Humour therapy in patients with late-life depression or Alzheimer's disease: a pilot study
    Marc Walter
    Psychiatric University Clinics, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:77-83. 2007
    ..Therefore non-pharmacological treatment strategies are of great importance. The aim of the present study was to investigate the impact of humour therapy on quality of life in patients with depression or AD...
  22. ncbi [Differential diagnosis of psychotic symptoms in adolescents and young adults with borderline personality disorder]
    Gerhard Dammann
    Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Basel, Schweiz
    Psychiatr Prax 30:304-11. 2003
    ..This paper reviews findings and problems of differential diagnosis between Borderline personality disorders and schizophrenic illness in adolescents and young adults with psychotic symptoms...
  23. ncbi No association of dopamine receptor sensitivity in vivo with genetic predisposition for alcoholism and DRD2/DRD3 gene polymorphisms in alcohol dependence
    Gerhard A Wiesbeck
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Addict Biol 11:72-5. 2006
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  24. ncbi A model of risk and protective factors influencing the postoperative course of living liver donors
    C Papachristou
    Clinic for Internal Medicine and Psychosomatics, Charite, University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 41:1682-6. 2009
    ....
  25. ncbi Psychosocial stress of living donors after living donor liver transplantation
    M Walter
    Clinic for Internal Medicine Psychosomatics Psychotherapy, Charite Campus Mitte, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:3291-2. 2002
  26. doi The impact of diacetylmorphine on hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity and heroin craving in heroin dependence
    Hana Gerber
    Psychiatric Hospital, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland hana gerber upkbs ch
    Eur Addict Res 18:116-23. 2012
    ..The present randomized controlled study examined whether DAM administration differs from placebo (saline) administration with regard to HPA axis response and heroin craving...
  27. pmc Cortisol response to interpersonal stress in young adults with borderline personality disorder: a pilot study
    Marc Walter
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Basel, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, CH 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 23:201-4. 2008
    ..BPD subjects showed a delayed cortisol response after psychosocial stress...
  28. doi Psychobiological responses to drug cues before and after methadone intake in heroin-dependent patients: a pilot study
    Marc Walter
    Psychiatric University Clinics, Division of Substance Use Disorders, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 18:390-3. 2008
    ..Patients displayed blunted cortisol response after post-methadone drug cues (t[15]=3.05, p=0.008) suggesting dissociated craving and cortisol reactivity after methadone intake of possible clinical relevance...
  29. ncbi Living donor liver transplantation and its effect on the donor-recipient relationship--a qualitative interview study with donors
    C Papachristou
    Medical Clinic for Psychosomatics, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Transplant 23:382-91. 2009
    ..A thorough preoperative evaluation of the donor-recipient relationship is particularly important to assess the donors' suitability and clarify conflicts and unrealistic expectations...
  30. ncbi Evidence of psychosocial influences on acute rejection after liver transplantation
    M Walter
    Clinic for Internal Medicine Psychosomatics, Charite, Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:3298-301. 2002
  31. ncbi Psychosocial prediction of abstinence from ethanol in alcoholic recipients following liver transplantation
    M Walter
    Clinic for Internal Medicine Psychosomatics Psychotherapy, Charite, Campus Virchow, Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:1239-41. 2002
  32. ncbi A three-axes approach of subtyping the alcohol dependence syndrome
    Gerhard A Wiesbeck
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric University Hospital, CH 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    Psychopathology 38:91-6. 2005
    ..The result emphasizes the usefulness of multidimensional approaches integrating personality, clinical and neurobiological characteristics...
  33. ncbi Social factors but not stress-coping styles predict relapse in detoxified alcoholics
    Marc Walter
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, University Psychiatric Clinics, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    Neuropsychobiology 54:100-6. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that a partnership is more relevant for the risk of relapse than stress coping styles...
  34. ncbi Controlled study on the combined effect of alcohol and tobacco smoking on testosterone in alcohol-dependent men
    Marc Walter
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric University Clinics, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:19-23. 2007
    ..The present study examined the association between pre-treatment drinking and smoking parameters and plasma testosterone levels before and after alcohol withdrawal...
  35. pmc On the theory of individual health
    G Danzer
    Clinic for Internal Medicine Psychosomatics Psychotherapy Charité, Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Med Ethics 28:17-9. 2002
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  36. ncbi A functional polymorphism in the promoter region of the monoamine oxidase A gene is associated with the cigarette smoking quantity in alcohol-dependent heavy smokers
    Gerhard A Wiesbeck
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland gerhard wiesbeck upkbs ch
    Neuropsychobiology 53:181-5. 2006
    ..Taken together, in alcohol-dependent heavily smoking men there is evidence for a MAO-A gene-associated effect on the quantity that is smoked as reflected by the daily number of cigarettes consumed...
  37. ncbi Motivation for living-donor liver transplantation from the donor's perspective: an in-depth qualitative research study
    Christina Papachristou
    Clinic for Internal Medicine Psychosomatics, Charite, University Medicine Berlin, Luisentr 13A, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 78:1506-14. 2004
    ....
  38. ncbi Autodestructive syndromes
    Rüya Daniela Kocalevent
    Medizinische Klinik mit Schwerpunkt Psychosomatik, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Deutschland
    Psychother Psychosom 74:202-11. 2005
    ..Starting out with a conceptual overview, the paper goes on to look into the epidemiology of autodestructive behaviour and the forms in which it manifests itself...
  39. ncbi Should the routine wrist examination for trauma be a four-view study, including a semisupinated oblique view?
    Lincoln D Russin
    Department of Radiology, Sutter Amador Hospital, 200 Mission Blvd, Jackson, CA 95642, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:1235-8. 2003
  40. ncbi Cortisol concentrations, stress-coping styles after withdrawal and long-term abstinence in alcohol dependence
    Marc Walter
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Addict Biol 11:157-62. 2006
    ..The lower cortisol concentration in CSF as an indicator for HPA axis functioning is associated with long-term abstinence in detoxified alcoholics...