Lutz Wittmann

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Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi PRISM (Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure): a new method for the assessment of suffering after trauma
    Lutz Wittmann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Trauma Stress 25:94-7. 2012
  2. doi Posttraumatic nightmares and psychopathology in children after road traffic accidents
    Lutz Wittmann
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Zurich, Culmannstrasse 8, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Trauma Stress 23:232-9. 2010
  3. doi Suffering and posttraumatic growth in women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE): a qualitative/quantitative case study
    Lutz Wittmann
    correspondence and Ph D, Dept of Psychiatry, University Hospital Zurich, Culmannstrasse 8, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychosomatics 50:362-74. 2009
  4. 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
  5. ncbi Dreaming in posttraumatic stress disorder: A critical review of phenomenology, psychophysiology and treatment
    Lutz Wittmann
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychother Psychosom 76:25-39. 2007
  6. ncbi 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
  7. doi 2004 Tsunami: long-term psychological consequences for Swiss tourists in the area at the time of the disaster
    Bernd Kraemer
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Zurich, Culmannstrasse 8, Zurich CH 8091, Switzerland
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:420-5. 2009
  8. doi Development of chronic pain following severe accidental injury. Results of a 3-year follow-up study
    Josef Jenewein
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Res 66:119-26. 2009
  9. doi Quality of life after traumatic injury: a latent trajectory modeling approach
    Hanspeter Moergeli
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland hanspeter moergeli usz ch
    Psychother Psychosom 81:305-11. 2012
  10. 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

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  1. doi PRISM (Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure): a new method for the assessment of suffering after trauma
    Lutz Wittmann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Trauma Stress 25:94-7. 2012
    ..In summary, PRISM appears to be a valid tool for the assessment of trauma-related suffering and adds to multimethod approaches in trauma research...
  2. doi Posttraumatic nightmares and psychopathology in children after road traffic accidents
    Lutz Wittmann
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Zurich, Culmannstrasse 8, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Trauma Stress 23:232-9. 2010
    ..The authors conclude that posttraumatic nightmares--especially exact replicative ones--may be closely related to psychopathological mechanisms of posttraumatic stress in children...
  3. doi Suffering and posttraumatic growth in women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE): a qualitative/quantitative case study
    Lutz Wittmann
    correspondence and Ph D, Dept of Psychiatry, University Hospital Zurich, Culmannstrasse 8, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychosomatics 50:362-74. 2009
    ..In spite of the evident importance of suffering, the medical and psychological literature, with some exceptions, contains few contributions toward an understanding of its phenomenology, etiology, and alleviation...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi Dreaming in posttraumatic stress disorder: A critical review of phenomenology, psychophysiology and treatment
    Lutz Wittmann
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychother Psychosom 76:25-39. 2007
    ..A deeper knowledge of posttraumatic dreams is essential for any theory of PTSD as well as for a better understanding of the overall function of dreaming...
  6. ncbi 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)...
  7. doi 2004 Tsunami: long-term psychological consequences for Swiss tourists in the area at the time of the disaster
    Bernd Kraemer
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Zurich, Culmannstrasse 8, Zurich CH 8091, Switzerland
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:420-5. 2009
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  8. doi Development of chronic pain following severe accidental injury. Results of a 3-year follow-up study
    Josef Jenewein
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Res 66:119-26. 2009
    ..Motor vehicle accidents (MVA) and work-related injuries are two of the more common causes of chronic pain. Nevertheless, there is little evidence on predicting factors regarding the development of chronic pain following physical injury...
  9. doi Quality of life after traumatic injury: a latent trajectory modeling approach
    Hanspeter Moergeli
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland hanspeter moergeli usz ch
    Psychother Psychosom 81:305-11. 2012
    ..This study of injured accident survivors aimed to: (1) detect a model of change which best explains the observed course of QoL, and (2) identify potential predictor variables...
  10. 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
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  11. 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
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  12. doi Changes in close relationships between cancer patients and their partners
    Natalie Drabe
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychooncology 22:1344-52. 2013
    ..This investigation examined perceived relationship changes in a sample of cancer patients and their partners, accounting for gender and role (i.e., patient or partner)...
  13. doi Is the stressor criterion dispensable?: a contribution to the criterion A debate from a Swiss sample of survivors of the 2004 tsunami
    Bernd Kraemer
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychopathology 42:333-6. 2009
    ..To explore the clinical and diagnostic usefulness of criterion A, we examined its value in predicting and capturing PTSD symptom clusters (criteria B-D) in a sample of trauma survivors...
  14. ncbi Psychological and psychosocial interventions after attempted suicide: an overview of treatment studies
    Urs Hepp
    Psychiatric Department, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Crisis 25:108-17. 2004
    ..They are discussed with regard to both the various therapeutic strategies and models used, and the repetition of self-harming behavior as the main outcome...
  15. ncbi Psychopathology and resident status - comparing asylum seekers, refugees, illegal migrants, labor migrants, and residents
    Martina Heeren
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Zurich, Culmannstrasse 8, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 55:818-25. 2014
    ..This study aimed to describe, compare, and predict mental health outcomes of different migrant groups and native residents in Switzerland...
  16. 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)...
  17. ncbi The independent predictive value of peritraumatic dissociation for PTSD symptomatology after type I trauma: a systematic review of prospective studies
    Peter G van der Velden
    Institute for Psychotrauma, Van Heemstraweg west 5, 5301 PA Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:1009-20. 2008
    ..Results indicate that initial mental health problems, among other factors, are better predictors of PTSD symptomatology than PD...
  18. ncbi Typical dreams: stability and gender differences
    Michael Schredl
    Sleep Laboratory, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    J Psychol 138:485-94. 2004
    ..The question of the meaning of these themes or the relationship between typical dream contents and waking life experiences, however, has not yet been answered and is open to future research...
  19. ncbi Factors of home dream recall: a structural equation model
    Michael Schredl
    Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    J Sleep Res 12:133-41. 2003
    ..g. the effect of the measurement technique on DRF itself, have to be clarified) and investigate additional variables which might be associated with DRF (see above)...