J Assies

Summary

Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Plasma and erythrocyte fatty acid patterns in patients with recurrent depression: a matched case-control study
    Johanna Assies
    Program for Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 5:e10635. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of dehydroepiandrosterone supplementation on fatty acid and hormone levels in patients with X-linked adrenoleucodystrophy
    J Assies
    Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 59:459-66. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) supplementation on fatty acid and hormone levels in patients with X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy
    Johanna Assies
    Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22 700, 1100 DE Amsterdam
    Adv Exp Med Biol 544:243-4. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Elevated salivary dehydroepiandrosterone-sulfate but normal cortisol levels in medicated depressed patients: preliminary findings
    Johanna Assies
    Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Tafelbergweg 25, 1105 BC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 128:117-22. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint HPA- and HPT-axis alterations in chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
    Miranda Olff
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Psychological Trauma, Academic Medical Center de Meren, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:1220-30. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Fatty acids and homocysteine levels in patients with recurrent depression: an explorative pilot study
    J Assies
    Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Centre, Tafelbergweg 25, Amsterdam 1105BC, The Netherlands
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 70:349-56. 2004
  7. pmc Interaction between the MTHFR C677T polymorphism and traumatic childhood events predicts depression
    A Lok
    Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Transl Psychiatry 3:e288. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint [Mania during the use of a combination preparation with St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum)]
    Y Guzelcan
    Academisch Medisch Centrum, Postbus 22 700, 1100 DE Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 145:1943-5. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in cortisol and DHEA plasma levels after psychotherapy for PTSD
    Miranda Olff
    Center for Psychological Trauma, Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Center de Meren, University of Amsterdam, Tafelbergweg 25, 1105 BC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:619-26. 2007
  10. pmc Progression of abnormalities in adrenomyeloneuropathy and neurologically asymptomatic X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy despite treatment with "Lorenzo's oil"
    B M van Geel
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 67:290-9. 1999

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Plasma and erythrocyte fatty acid patterns in patients with recurrent depression: a matched case-control study
    Johanna Assies
    Program for Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 5:e10635. 2010
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  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of dehydroepiandrosterone supplementation on fatty acid and hormone levels in patients with X-linked adrenoleucodystrophy
    J Assies
    Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 59:459-66. 2003
    ..In animal studies DHEA administration had a peroxisome proliferating effect and induced the expression of peroxisomal enzymes involved in the beta-oxidation of fatty acids...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) supplementation on fatty acid and hormone levels in patients with X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy
    Johanna Assies
    Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22 700, 1100 DE Amsterdam
    Adv Exp Med Biol 544:243-4. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Elevated salivary dehydroepiandrosterone-sulfate but normal cortisol levels in medicated depressed patients: preliminary findings
    Johanna Assies
    Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Tafelbergweg 25, 1105 BC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 128:117-22. 2004
    ..These preliminary results suggest that DHEA-S may be a more sensitive indicator of depression and symptom severity than cortisol in medicated but still clinically depressed patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint HPA- and HPT-axis alterations in chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
    Miranda Olff
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Psychological Trauma, Academic Medical Center de Meren, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:1220-30. 2006
    ..Further research with longitudinal designs is needed to find out whether these lower hormone levels are preexisting risk factors or consequence of trauma and whether these alterations are deleterious or adaptive...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fatty acids and homocysteine levels in patients with recurrent depression: an explorative pilot study
    J Assies
    Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Centre, Tafelbergweg 25, Amsterdam 1105BC, The Netherlands
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 70:349-56. 2004
    ..The FA alterations were found in patients although most of them were clinically recovered, suggesting that the alterations may represent a biological" trait" marker for recurrent depression...
  7. pmc Interaction between the MTHFR C677T polymorphism and traumatic childhood events predicts depression
    A Lok
    Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Transl Psychiatry 3:e288. 2013
    ..In conclusion, T-allele carriers may be at an increased risk for depressive symptoms or MDD recurrence after exposure to childhood trauma. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint [Mania during the use of a combination preparation with St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum)]
    Y Guzelcan
    Academisch Medisch Centrum, Postbus 22 700, 1100 DE Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 145:1943-5. 2001
    ..The mechanism of action of St. John's wort is, however, not yet fully understood. St. John's wort should therefore be used with caution, especially in patients with a bipolar disorder...
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in cortisol and DHEA plasma levels after psychotherapy for PTSD
    Miranda Olff
    Center for Psychological Trauma, Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Center de Meren, University of Amsterdam, Tafelbergweg 25, 1105 BC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:619-26. 2007
    ..In conclusion, effective psychotherapy for PTSD may alter dysregulations in the Hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal (HPA)-axis, but comorbid depressive symptoms should be taken into account...
  10. pmc Progression of abnormalities in adrenomyeloneuropathy and neurologically asymptomatic X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy despite treatment with "Lorenzo's oil"
    B M van Geel
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 67:290-9. 1999
    ..The efficacy of "Lorenzo's oil" in the milder phenotypes of X-ALD was assessed, as this has been much less investigated...
  11. ncbi request reprint Significantly reduced docosahexaenoic and docosapentaenoic acid concentrations in erythrocyte membranes from schizophrenic patients compared with a carefully matched control group
    J Assies
    Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Biol Psychiatry 49:510-22. 2001
    ..The differences were not due to diet or hormonal status and could not be explained by the medication or cannabis use. No consistent pattern emerged from the different fatty acid abnormalities and the clinical symptom scores...
  12. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia, syndrome X, and omega-3 fatty acids
    François Pouwer
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1926. 2004