Kerstin Weber

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc The MentDis_ICF65+ study protocol: prevalence, 1-year incidence and symptom severity of mental disorders in the elderly and their relationship to impairment, functioning (ICF) and service utilisation
    Sylke Andreas
    Department of Medical Psychology, Centre for Psychosocial Medicine, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr, 52, Building W 26, Hamburg D 20246, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 13:62. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Personality traits, cognition and volumetric MRI changes in elderly patients with early-onset depression: a 2-year follow-up study
    Kerstin Weber
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva and Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva, 1225 Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 198:47-52. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Personality traits are associated with acute major depression across the age spectrum
    Kerstin Weber
    Division of Liaison Psychiatry and Crisis Intervention, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    Aging Ment Health 16:472-80. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint [Interdisciplinary treatment of chronic low back pain: psychological aspects and personality traits]
    K Weber
    HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 8:368-70. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Exploring the impact of personality dimensions in late-life depression: from group comparisons to individual trajectories
    Kerstin Weber
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 24:478-83. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Volumetric MRI changes, cognition and personality traits in old age depression
    Kerstin Weber
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva and Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva, 1225 Geneva, Switzerland
    J Affect Disord 124:275-82. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Neurocognitive deficits and personality traits among euthymic patients with mood disorders in late life
    Alessandra Canuto
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva and Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva, 2 Chemin du Petit Bel Air, 1225 Chene Bourg, Switzerland
    J Neurol Sci 299:24-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Neuroanatomical and neuropsychological features of elderly euthymic depressed patients with early- and late-onset
    Christophe Delaloye
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva and Faculty of Medicine, Switzerland
    J Neurol Sci 299:19-23. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of psychotherapeutic day hospital treatment for elderly patients with depression
    Alessandra Canuto
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:949-56. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Neuroanatomical and neuropsychological features of euthymic patients with bipolar disorder
    Christophe Delaloye
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva and Faculty of Medicine, Switzerland
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:1012-21. 2009

Collaborators

  • Francois R Herrmann
  • Philippe Millet
  • Armin von Gunten
  • Philip Scheltens
  • Paolo Ghisletta
  • Anik de Ribaupierre
  • C Cedraschi
  • A Canuto
  • Agnès Michon
  • Christophe Delaloye
  • Panteleimon Giannakopoulos
  • Sandra Baudois
  • Gabriel Gold
  • Guenaël Moy
  • Fabienne de Bilbao
  • Sylke Andreas
  • Françoise Hofer
  • Umberto Giardini
  • Claire Ragno Paquier
  • Francois Lazeyras
  • Leticia Campos
  • Berta Ausín
  • Susanne Sehner
  • Maria Hausberg
  • Hans Ulrich Wittchen
  • Manuel Muñoz
  • Sven Rabung
  • Ora Rotenstein
  • Yael Hershkovitz
  • Karl Wegscheider
  • Ana Belén Santos-Olmo
  • Uwe Koch
  • Martin Härter
  • Paul Lelliott
  • Jens Siegert
  • Luigi Grassi
  • ARIEH SHALEV
  • Chiara Da Ronch
  • Holger Schulz
  • Alan Quirk
  • Jana Volkert
  • Raluca Iona Stancu
  • Alessia Donati
  • Corinne Dubois Remund
  • Raluca Ioana Stancu
  • Corina Carmen Meiler
  • Abba Moussa

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc The MentDis_ICF65+ study protocol: prevalence, 1-year incidence and symptom severity of mental disorders in the elderly and their relationship to impairment, functioning (ICF) and service utilisation
    Sylke Andreas
    Department of Medical Psychology, Centre for Psychosocial Medicine, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr, 52, Building W 26, Hamburg D 20246, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 13:62. 2013
    ..Therefore, the aims of the MentDis_ICF65+ study are (1) to adapt existing assessment instruments, and (2) to collect data on the prevalence, the incidence, and the natural course and prognosis of mental disorders in the elderly...
  2. doi request reprint Personality traits, cognition and volumetric MRI changes in elderly patients with early-onset depression: a 2-year follow-up study
    Kerstin Weber
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva and Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva, 1225 Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 198:47-52. 2012
    ..In contrast, the depression-related personality facet might be a trait like marker that persists in the long-term evolution of this disorder...
  3. doi request reprint Personality traits are associated with acute major depression across the age spectrum
    Kerstin Weber
    Division of Liaison Psychiatry and Crisis Intervention, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    Aging Ment Health 16:472-80. 2012
    ..It remains, however, unclear whether the cross-sectional relationship between personality traits and depression occurrence reported in younger samples is also present in the elderly...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Interdisciplinary treatment of chronic low back pain: psychological aspects and personality traits]
    K Weber
    HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 8:368-70. 2012
    ..Assessment of personality traits allows for considering the global nature of the patients rather than merely aiming the normalization of their deviant aspects...
  5. doi request reprint Exploring the impact of personality dimensions in late-life depression: from group comparisons to individual trajectories
    Kerstin Weber
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 24:478-83. 2011
    ..Within this framework, studies start to explore the impact of personality on the evolution and treatment of depression in old age.(Figure is included in full-text article.)..
  6. doi request reprint Volumetric MRI changes, cognition and personality traits in old age depression
    Kerstin Weber
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva and Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva, 1225 Geneva, Switzerland
    J Affect Disord 124:275-82. 2010
    ..Integrative aetiological models assessing concomitantly these parameters as well as markers of psychological vulnerability such as persistent personality traits, are still lacking for this age group...
  7. doi request reprint Neurocognitive deficits and personality traits among euthymic patients with mood disorders in late life
    Alessandra Canuto
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva and Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva, 2 Chemin du Petit Bel Air, 1225 Chene Bourg, Switzerland
    J Neurol Sci 299:24-9. 2010
    ..Whether or not these psychological changes are present after remission remains a matter of debate. To date, no study provided concomitant assessment of cognition and psychological functions in this particular clinical setting...
  8. doi request reprint Neuroanatomical and neuropsychological features of elderly euthymic depressed patients with early- and late-onset
    Christophe Delaloye
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva and Faculty of Medicine, Switzerland
    J Neurol Sci 299:19-23. 2010
    ..To date, no study explored concomitantly the cognitive profile and brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) patterns in euthymic EOD and LOD patients...
  9. doi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of psychotherapeutic day hospital treatment for elderly patients with depression
    Alessandra Canuto
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:949-56. 2008
    ..We performed an assessment of a psychiatric day hospital treatment combining individual and group psychotherapy in a series of 122 elderly depressed outpatients...
  10. doi request reprint Neuroanatomical and neuropsychological features of euthymic patients with bipolar disorder
    Christophe Delaloye
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva and Faculty of Medicine, Switzerland
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:1012-21. 2009
    ..To explore this issue, the authors performed a case-control study including detailed neuropsychological and magnetic resonance imaging analyses in 17 euthymic elderly patients with BD and 17 healthy individuals...
  11. doi request reprint Cognitive features in euthymic bipolar patients in old age
    Christophe Delaloye
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Chene Bourg, Switzerland
    Bipolar Disord 11:735-43. 2009
    ..The second aim was to explore the interrelationship between these cognitive deficits and determine whether they reflect a single core impairment or the co-occurrence of independent cognitive deficits...
  12. doi request reprint Personality traits influence clinical outcome in day hospital-treated elderly depressed patients
    Alessandra Canuto
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:335-43. 2009
    ..Impact of personality traits on the evolution of depressive symptoms, quality of life, and perception of clinical progress was assessed in a psychotherapeutic community...
  13. doi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of psychotherapeutic day hospital treatment for neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia
    Kerstin Weber
    University Hospitals of Geneva, Psychiatry, Carouge, Switzerland
    Aging Ment Health 13:92-8. 2009
    ..The effectiveness of psychiatric day hospital care for this condition remains disputed. We report here the assessment of a psychotherapeutic day hospital program in a series of elderly people with dementia and concomitant BPSD...
  14. doi request reprint Assessing depression outcome in patients with moderate dementia: sensitivity of the HoNOS65+ scale
    Alessandra Canuto
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, HUG, Belle Idee, University of Geneva School of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Neurol Sci 283:69-72. 2009
    ..95) and specificity (0.88) values. These data suggest that the HoNOS65+F "depressive symptoms" item may provide a valid assessment of the evolution of depressive symptoms in demented patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Impact of personality on termination of short-term group psychotherapy in depressed elderly outpatients
    Alessandra Canuto
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:22-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess how patients' personality traits influence their way of leaving a short-term psychotherapy group as well as a larger therapeutic community program...
  16. ncbi request reprint Structured assessment of mental health status in psychogeriatrics: validity of the French HoNOS65+
    Alessandra Canuto
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    Can J Psychiatry 52:37-45. 2007
    ..To assess the reliability, validity, and feasibility of a French version of the Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for Elderly People (HoNOS65+)...