Carmilla M M Licht

Summary

Affiliation: VU University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Dysregulation of the autonomic nervous system predicts the development of the metabolic syndrome
    Carmilla M M Licht
    Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:2484-93. 2013
  2. pmc Effects of antidepressants, but not psychopathology, on cardiac sympathetic control: a longitudinal study
    Carmilla M M Licht
    Department of Psychiatry EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychopharmacology 37:2487-95. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Depression is associated with decreased blood pressure, but antidepressant use increases the risk for hypertension
    Carmilla M M Licht
    Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, AJ Ernststraat 887, 1081 HL, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hypertension 53:631-8. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Association between anxiety disorders and heart rate variability in The Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA)
    Carmilla M M Licht
    Department of Psychiatry, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, AJ Ernststraat 887, 1081 HL, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychosom Med 71:508-18. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Increased sympathetic and decreased parasympathetic activity rather than changes in hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity is associated with metabolic abnormalities
    Carmilla M M Licht
    Department of Psychiatry EMGO Institute, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, AJ Ernststraat 887, 1081 HL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:2458-66. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Longitudinal evidence for unfavorable effects of antidepressants on heart rate variability
    Carmilla M M Licht
    Department of Psychiatry, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Biol Psychiatry 68:861-8. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Association between major depressive disorder and heart rate variability in the Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA)
    Carmilla M M Licht
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1358-67. 2008
  8. doi request reprint The impact of stress systems and lifestyle on dyslipidemia and obesity in anxiety and depression
    Arianne K B van Reedt Dortland
    Department of Psychiatry, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:209-18. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Evening salivary alpha-amylase, major depressive disorder, and antidepressant use in the Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA)
    Gerthe Veen
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 208:41-6. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Two-year course of anxiety disorders: different across disorders or dimensions?
    Sanne M Hendriks
    Department of Psychiatry, Pro Persona Mental Health Care, Ede, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 128:212-21. 2013

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Dysregulation of the autonomic nervous system predicts the development of the metabolic syndrome
    Carmilla M M Licht
    Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:2484-93. 2013
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  2. pmc Effects of antidepressants, but not psychopathology, on cardiac sympathetic control: a longitudinal study
    Carmilla M M Licht
    Department of Psychiatry EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychopharmacology 37:2487-95. 2012
    ..However, results pose that TCA and SNRI use increases sympathetic control, whereas SSRI use decreases sympathetic control...
  3. doi request reprint Depression is associated with decreased blood pressure, but antidepressant use increases the risk for hypertension
    Carmilla M M Licht
    Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, AJ Ernststraat 887, 1081 HL, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hypertension 53:631-8. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Association between anxiety disorders and heart rate variability in The Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA)
    Carmilla M M Licht
    Department of Psychiatry, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, AJ Ernststraat 887, 1081 HL, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychosom Med 71:508-18. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Increased sympathetic and decreased parasympathetic activity rather than changes in hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity is associated with metabolic abnormalities
    Carmilla M M Licht
    Department of Psychiatry EMGO Institute, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, AJ Ernststraat 887, 1081 HL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:2458-66. 2010
    ..Stress is suggested to lead to metabolic dysregulations as clustered in the metabolic syndrome, but the underlying biological mechanisms are not yet well understood...
  6. doi request reprint Longitudinal evidence for unfavorable effects of antidepressants on heart rate variability
    Carmilla M M Licht
    Department of Psychiatry, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Biol Psychiatry 68:861-8. 2010
    ..It was previously shown that antidepressants are associated with diminished vagal control over the heart. Longitudinal studies are needed to test the causality of this association further...
  7. ncbi request reprint Association between major depressive disorder and heart rate variability in the Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA)
    Carmilla M M Licht
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1358-67. 2008
    ..It has been hypothesized that depression is associated with lower heart rate variability and decreased cardiac vagal control. This may play an important role in the risk of cardiovascular disease among depressed individuals...
  8. doi request reprint The impact of stress systems and lifestyle on dyslipidemia and obesity in anxiety and depression
    Arianne K B van Reedt Dortland
    Department of Psychiatry, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:209-18. 2013
    ..We aimed to elucidate whether biological stress systems or lifestyle factors underlie these associations. If so, they may be useful targets for CVD prevention and intervention...
  9. doi request reprint Evening salivary alpha-amylase, major depressive disorder, and antidepressant use in the Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA)
    Gerthe Veen
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychiatry Res 208:41-6. 2013
    ..The present study shows that higher evening sAA levels in depressed patients, indicative of an increased sympathetic activity, may be induced by TCAs...
  10. doi request reprint Two-year course of anxiety disorders: different across disorders or dimensions?
    Sanne M Hendriks
    Department of Psychiatry, Pro Persona Mental Health Care, Ede, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 128:212-21. 2013
    ..This study compares diagnostic and symptom course trajectories across different anxiety disorders, and examines the role of anxiety arousal vs. avoidance behaviour symptoms in course prediction...
  11. doi request reprint Heavy alcohol use, rather than alcohol dependence, is associated with dysregulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and the autonomic nervous system
    Lynn Boschloo
    Department of Psychiatry and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Drug Alcohol Depend 116:170-6. 2011
    ..However, the relative contribution of alcohol use and AD is unclear...
  12. ncbi request reprint Recurrent suicide attempts in patients with depressive and anxiety disorders: the role of borderline personality traits
    Barbara Stringer
    Department of Psychiatry and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam GGZ inGeest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 151:23-30. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to examine the role of borderline personality traits on recurrent suicide attempts...
  13. doi request reprint Determinants of salivary evening α-amylase in a large sample free of psychopathology
    Gerthe Veen
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Psychophysiol 84:33-8. 2012
    ..In this paper, we report about correlates of evening sAA in saliva...
  14. doi request reprint Dysregulation of the autonomic nervous system and its association with the presence and intensity of chronic widespread pain
    Ansam Barakat
    VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:1209-16. 2012
    ..To test the hypotheses that dysregulation of the autonomic nervous system (ANS) is associated with the presence of chronic widespread pain (CWP), and that dysregulation of the ANS is associated with higher pain intensity in CWP...