G A Wiesbeck

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Affiliation: University of Basel
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Gender-related differences in pharmacological relapse prevention with flupenthixol decanoate in detoxified alcoholics
    G A Wiesbeck
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Fuechsleinstr, 15, D 97080, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Arch Womens Ment Health 6:259-62. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Serotonin transporter gene polymorphism and personality traits in primary alcohol dependence
    Gerhard A Wiesbeck
    Department of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric University Clinic, University of Basel, Switzerland
    World J Biol Psychiatry 5:45-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The candidate gene approach in alcoholism: are there gender-specific differences?
    N Wodarz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Arch Womens Ment Health 6:225-30. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Flupenthixol decanoate and relapse prevention in alcoholics: results from a placebo-controlled study
    G A Wiesbeck
    Addiction Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, University of Wuerzburg, Austria
    Alcohol Alcohol 36:329-34. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Dopamine D3 receptor gene polymorphism and alcohol dependence: relation to personality rating
    J Thome
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    Psychiatr Genet 9:17-21. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of self-help group attendance on relapse rates after alcohol detoxification in a controlled study
    S E Mueller
    Psychiatric University Clinics, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:108-12. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Cognitive behavioral smoking cessation during alcohol detoxification treatment: a randomized, controlled trial
    S E Mueller
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric Hospital of University of Basel, CH 4012 Basel, Switzerland
    Drug Alcohol Depend 126:279-85. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological relapse prevention in alcohol dependence: from animal models to clinical trials
    J A Boening
    Department of Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 25:127S-131S. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Advances in alcoholism research in Germany
    L G Schmidt
    Department of Psychiatry, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1282-7. 2005

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Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint 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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  2. ncbi request reprint Gender-related differences in pharmacological relapse prevention with flupenthixol decanoate in detoxified alcoholics
    G A Wiesbeck
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Fuechsleinstr, 15, D 97080, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Arch Womens Ment Health 6:259-62. 2003
    ..In conclusion, gender-related differences to pharmacological relapse prevention with FLX have probably contributed to a better treatment outcome in women than in men...
  3. ncbi request reprint Serotonin transporter gene polymorphism and personality traits in primary alcohol dependence
    Gerhard A Wiesbeck
    Department of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric University Clinic, University of Basel, Switzerland
    World J Biol Psychiatry 5:45-8. 2004
    ..This gives support to the hypothesis that the TCI temperament Harm Avoidance is associated with serotonergic neurotransmission in primary alcohol dependence...
  4. ncbi request reprint The candidate gene approach in alcoholism: are there gender-specific differences?
    N Wodarz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Arch Womens Ment Health 6:225-30. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Flupenthixol decanoate and relapse prevention in alcoholics: results from a placebo-controlled study
    G A Wiesbeck
    Addiction Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, University of Wuerzburg, Austria
    Alcohol Alcohol 36:329-34. 2001
    ..These results indicate that a 10 mg dose of flupenthixol decanoate does not have a beneficial effect on abstinence maintenance in alcohol-dependent individuals...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dopamine D3 receptor gene polymorphism and alcohol dependence: relation to personality rating
    J Thome
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    Psychiatr Genet 9:17-21. 1999
    ..The observed effects are relatively small, but statistically significant. Thus, the genetics of the dopaminergic neurotransmitter system alone cannot explain the aetiopathogenesis of alcoholism...
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of self-help group attendance on relapse rates after alcohol detoxification in a controlled study
    S E Mueller
    Psychiatric University Clinics, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:108-12. 2007
    ..The aim of the present analysis was to elucidate whether persons attending AA groups regularly after detoxification have lower relapse rates within 1 year, compared to persons without self-help group attendance...
  8. doi request reprint Cognitive behavioral smoking cessation during alcohol detoxification treatment: a randomized, controlled trial
    S E Mueller
    Division of Substance Use Disorders, Psychiatric Hospital of University of Basel, CH 4012 Basel, Switzerland
    Drug Alcohol Depend 126:279-85. 2012
    ..Among alcohol-dependent subjects tobacco smoking is very common and causes a variety of health risks. Therefore, it is necessary to reach this high-risk population early with appropriate smoking interventions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological relapse prevention in alcohol dependence: from animal models to clinical trials
    J A Boening
    Department of Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 25:127S-131S. 2001
    ..Wiesbeck; and (6) Methodology and behavioral therapy of the U.S. acamprosate study, by Barbara J. Mason...
  10. ncbi request reprint Advances in alcoholism research in Germany
    L G Schmidt
    Department of Psychiatry, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1282-7. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Gender-specific issues in alcoholism - introduction
    G A Wiesbeck
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    Arch Womens Ment Health 6:223-4. 2003
  12. ncbi request reprint 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Gender differences for ghrelin levels in alcohol-dependent patients and differences between alcoholics and healthy controls
    Friedrich M Wurst
    Psychiatric University Clinic, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:2006-11. 2007
    ..Since data published to date on the potential role of ghrelin as state and/or trait marker in alcoholism and the association with craving are controversial, we aimed at further elucidating these aspects. Patients and..
  14. ncbi request reprint On sensitivity, specificity, and the influence of various parameters on ethyl glucuronide levels in urine--results from the WHO/ISBRA study
    Friedrich Martin Wurst
    Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:1220-8. 2004
    ..Our aim was to study sensitivity, specificity, and the influence of various parameters on EtG levels in urine...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comorbid alcohol and nicotine dependence: from the biomolecular basis to clinical consequences
    Nassima Ait-Daoud
    Department of Psychiatric Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22908 0623, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1541-9. 2005
    ..Lesch, MD, PhD; and (5) Pharmacotherapy for Promotion of Abstinence from Nicotine Among Alcohol-Dependent Individuals, by Bankole A. Johnson, DSc, MD, PhD...
  16. doi request reprint Measurement of direct ethanol metabolites in a case of a former driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol offender, now claiming abstinence
    Friedrich M Wurst
    Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Legal Med 122:235-9. 2008
    ..A careful individual interpretation of the results for the different markers, however, is an absolute necessity...
  17. ncbi request reprint A clinical lesson: glioblastoma multiforme masquerading as depression in a chronic alcoholic
    Benedikt Habermeyer
    Psychiatric University Clinic, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Alcohol 43:31-3. 2008
    ..To highlight the need to consider other medical conditions when the presentation initially appears to be alcohol-related...
  18. doi request reprint Spontaneous spinal subarachnoid haemorrhage--a complication of alcohol withdrawal therapy
    Ozgur Yaldizli
    Department of Neurology, Kantonsspital St Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:429-32. 2008
    ..Non-traumatic spontaneous idiopathic spinal subarachnoid haemorrhage (SSH) is extremely rare. So far, only 12 cases have been described in the literature and there are no data regarding the association between alcohol dependence and SSH...
  19. ncbi request reprint Manifestations of early brain recovery associated with abstinence from alcoholism
    Andreas J Bartsch
    University of Wurzburg, Department of Neuroradiology, Wurzburg, Germany
    Brain 130:36-47. 2007
    ..Further understanding of the precise mechanisms of this recovery may become a valuable model of brain regeneration with relevance for other disorders...
  20. ncbi request reprint 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological indication for a link between serotonergic neurotransmission and personality in alcoholism
    Martin J Herrmann
    Psychiatric Neurophysiology, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Wuerzburg, Germany
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 26:157-61. 2002
    ..55, P<.01) at Day 40, but neither on Day 10 nor with the other personality dimensions. We conclude, that the intensity dependence reflects the serotonergic neurotransmission in withdrawn alcohol-dependent patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint World Health Organization/International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism study on state and trait markers of alcohol use and dependence: back to the future
    Friedrich M Wurst
    Psychiatric University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1268-75. 2005
  25. ncbi request reprint 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint No significant effect of acute moderate alcohol intake on leptin levels in healthy male volunteers
    Gerhard Dammann
    Psychiatric University Clinic, Basel, Switzerland
    Addict Biol 10:357-64. 2005
    ..The data do not support the hypothesis of a significant effect of acute moderate alcohol intake on leptin levels in healthy volunteers...