Maria A Rettenbacher

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Affiliation: University of Innsbruck
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi Disturbances of glucose and lipid metabolism during treatment with new generation antipsychotics
    Maria A Rettenbacher
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 18:175-9. 2005
  2. ncbi QTc variability in schizophrenia patients treated with antipsychotics and healthy controls
    Maria A Rettenbacher
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck University Hospital, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:206-10. 2005
  3. ncbi Association between antipsychotic-induced elevation of liver enzymes and weight gain: a prospective study
    Maria A Rettenbacher
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:500-3. 2006
  4. ncbi Compliance in schizophrenia: psychopathology, side effects, and patients' attitudes toward the illness and medication
    Maria A Rettenbacher
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck University Clinics, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1211-8. 2004
  5. ncbi Alterations of glucose metabolism during treatment with clozapine or amisulpride: results from a prospective 16-week study
    Maria A Rettenbacher
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Psychopharmacol 21:400-4. 2007
  6. ncbi Schizophrenia: attitudes of patients and professional carers towards the illness and antipsychotic medication
    Maria A Rettenbacher
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck University Clinics, Innsbruck, Austria
    Pharmacopsychiatry 37:103-9. 2004
  7. ncbi Early changes of plasma lipids during treatment with atypical antipsychotics
    Maria A Rettenbacher
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 21:369-72. 2006
  8. ncbi Patient outcomes in schizophrenia I: correlates with sociodemographic variables, psychopathology, and side effects
    Alex Hofer
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur Psychiatry 20:386-94. 2005
  9. ncbi Patient outcomes in schizophrenia II: the impact of cognition
    Alex Hofer
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur Psychiatry 20:395-402. 2005
  10. doi Facial emotion recognition and its relationship to symptomatic, subjective, and functional outcomes in outpatients with chronic schizophrenia
    Alex Hofer
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur Psychiatry 24:27-32. 2009

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Publications26

  1. ncbi Disturbances of glucose and lipid metabolism during treatment with new generation antipsychotics
    Maria A Rettenbacher
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 18:175-9. 2005
    ..This article also addresses possible underlying mechanisms of these changes and discusses ways of preventing these side-effects as well as their management...
  2. ncbi QTc variability in schizophrenia patients treated with antipsychotics and healthy controls
    Maria A Rettenbacher
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck University Hospital, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:206-10. 2005
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  3. ncbi Association between antipsychotic-induced elevation of liver enzymes and weight gain: a prospective study
    Maria A Rettenbacher
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:500-3. 2006
    ..We conclude that antipsychotic-induced elevation of liver enzymes is mostly transient and could be associated with weight gain...
  4. ncbi Compliance in schizophrenia: psychopathology, side effects, and patients' attitudes toward the illness and medication
    Maria A Rettenbacher
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck University Clinics, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1211-8. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi Alterations of glucose metabolism during treatment with clozapine or amisulpride: results from a prospective 16-week study
    Maria A Rettenbacher
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Psychopharmacol 21:400-4. 2007
    ..None of these parameters increased significantly in patients treated with amisulpride. This study indicates that treatment with clozapine appears to have a higher risk to lead to metabolic disturbances than amisupride...
  6. ncbi Schizophrenia: attitudes of patients and professional carers towards the illness and antipsychotic medication
    Maria A Rettenbacher
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck University Clinics, Innsbruck, Austria
    Pharmacopsychiatry 37:103-9. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi Early changes of plasma lipids during treatment with atypical antipsychotics
    Maria A Rettenbacher
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 21:369-72. 2006
    ..These results are important with regard to the increased risk for cardiovascular complications in patients with schizophrenia...
  8. ncbi Patient outcomes in schizophrenia I: correlates with sociodemographic variables, psychopathology, and side effects
    Alex Hofer
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur Psychiatry 20:386-94. 2005
    ..The present cross-sectional study examined the relationships of psychopathology, side effects, and sociodemographic factors with treatment outcomes in terms of patients' quality of life (QOL), functioning, and needs for care...
  9. ncbi Patient outcomes in schizophrenia II: the impact of cognition
    Alex Hofer
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur Psychiatry 20:395-402. 2005
    ..Associations have been found between the severity of cognitive deficits and social dysfunction, impairments in independent living, occupational limitations, and disturbances in quality of life (QOL)...
  10. doi Facial emotion recognition and its relationship to symptomatic, subjective, and functional outcomes in outpatients with chronic schizophrenia
    Alex Hofer
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur Psychiatry 24:27-32. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that affect recognition is an important aspect of psychosocial functioning in stable outpatients with schizophrenia...
  11. ncbi Correlates of subjective and functional outcomes in outpatient clinic attendees with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder
    Alex Hofer
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:246-55. 2006
    ..Our observations suggest that subjective and functional outcomes in highly compliant patients are mainly predicted by psychopathological symptoms and unchangeable sociodemographic variables...
  12. doi Factors influencing the choice of new generation antipsychotic medication in the treatment of patients with schizophrenia
    Monika Edlinger
    University Clinic of Biological Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Schizophr Res 113:246-51. 2009
    ..This prospective, naturalistic study investigated the factors influencing physicians' choice of antipsychotic drug therapy in the treatment of patients with schizophrenia...
  13. ncbi Sex differences in brain activation patterns during processing of positively and negatively valenced emotional words
    Alex Hofer
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    Psychol Med 37:109-19. 2007
    ..In this study, we used event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to investigate gender differences in regional cerebral activity during the perception of positive or negative emotions...
  14. ncbi The neural regions sustaining episodic encoding and recognition of objects
    Alex Hofer
    Medical University Innsbruck, Department of Biological Psychiatry, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Brain Cogn 63:159-66. 2007
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  15. ncbi Prolactin levels and sexual adverse effects in patients with schizophrenia during antipsychotic treatment
    Maria A Rettenbacher
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Division of Biological Psychiatry, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 30:711-5. 2010
    ..Thus, we investigated the correlation of SD and serum prolactin level in patients with schizophrenia during antipsychotic treatment...
  16. ncbi Neural substrates for episodic encoding and recognition of unfamiliar faces
    Alex Hofer
    Medical University Innsbruck, Department of Biological Psychiatry, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Brain Cogn 63:174-81. 2007
    ..These results support the view that the successful episodic retrieval of newly learned faces is based on a dorsal visual stream mechanism...
  17. ncbi Cognitive impairment in schizophrenia: clinical ratings are not a suitable alternative to neuropsychological testing
    Alex Hofer
    Medical University Innsbruck, Department of Biological Psychiatry, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Schizophr Res 92:126-31. 2007
    ..These data clearly show that clinical assessment of cognitive deficits by the PANSS is not a viable alternative to neuropsychological testing to obtain information about cognitive functioning in schizophrenia...
  18. ncbi Osteoporosis in patients with schizophrenia
    Martina Hummer
    Department of Biological Psychiatry, Innsbruck University Hospital, Austria
    Am J Psychiatry 162:162-7. 2005
    ..The authors' goals were to investigate the association between schizophrenia and a decrease in bone mineral density and to get more insight into potential underlying pathophysiological mechanisms...
  19. doi Bilirubin concentration correlates with positive symptoms in patients with schizophrenia
    Christian G Widschwendter
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Biological Psychiatry Division, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstr 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Clin Psychiatry 77:512-6. 2016
    ..Besides its toxic effects, bilirubin has been demonstrated to have antioxidant properties to counteract oxidative stress, which has been suggested to play a role in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia...
  20. ncbi Prescribing Practice in Inpatients Versus Outpatients With Schizophrenia Initiating Treatment With Second-Generation Antipsychotics: A Naturalistic Follow-Up Study
    Monika Edlinger
    From the Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 36:621-627. 2016
    ..In addition, we investigated whether the reason for the introduction of new antipsychotic medication had an impact on the treatment setting and whether the use of benzodiazepines differed between inpatients and outpatients...
  21. doi Therapeutic Alliance in Patients With Schizophrenia: Introduction of a New Rating Instrument
    Christian G Widschwendter
    WIDSCHWENDTER, HOFER, Baumgartner, EDLINGER, KEMMLER, and RETTENBACHER Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Biological Psychiatry Division, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Psychiatr Pract 22:298-307. 2016
    ..The goal of this study was to develop and validate a user-friendly questionnaire for the assessment of therapeutic alliance in clinically stable outpatients with schizophrenia...
  22. doi Changes in psychopathology in schizophrenia patients starting treatment with new-generation antipsychotics: therapeutic drug monitoring in a naturalistic treatment setting
    Alexandra Kaufmann
    Medical University Innsbruck, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Biological Psychiatry Division, Austria
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 26:717-28. 2016
    ..Thus, calculating the ratio of observed versus expected plasma level may not be necessary in a routine clinical setting...
  23. ncbi Gender differences in regional cerebral activity during the perception of emotion: a functional MRI study
    Alex Hofer
    Medical University Innsbruck, Department of Biological Psychiatry, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Neuroimage 32:854-62. 2006
    ..Our findings suggest gender-related neural responses to emotional stimuli and could contribute to the understanding of mechanisms underlying gender-related vulnerability of the prevalence and severity of neuropsychiatric disorders...
  24. ncbi The soluble leptin receptor in olanzapine-induced weight gain: results from a prospective study
    Christoph Ebenbichler
    Schizophr Res 75:143-6. 2005
  25. ncbi Transient hyperproinsulinemia during treatment with clozapine and amisulpride
    Maria A Rettenbacher
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:878-9. 2004
  26. ncbi Improvement of psychosis during treatment with estrogen and progesterone in a patient with hypoestrogenemia
    Maria A Rettenbacher
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:275-7. 2004