Alexander L Gerlach

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Socially anxious cognitions scale for children]
    Antje Graf
    Westfälische Wilhelmrns Universität Münster, Fachbereich Psychologie
    Z Kinder Jugendpsychiatr Psychother 35:257-64. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Embarrassment and social phobia: the role of parasympathetic activation
    Alexander L Gerlach
    Stanford University Medical School, Psych Institute I, Westfalian Wilhelms University of Munster, Fliednerstr 21, 48149, Munster, Germany
    J Anxiety Disord 17:197-210. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of alcohol on the processing of social threat-related stimuli in socially phobic women
    Alexander L Gerlach
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Munster, Germany
    Br J Clin Psychol 45:279-95. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Blood-injury phobia with and without a history of fainting: disgust sensitivity does not explain the fainting response
    Alexander L Gerlach
    Department of Psychology, Institute I Psychological Assessment and Clinical Psychology, Westfalian Wilhelms University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Psychosom Med 68:331-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of alcohol on ratings of emotional facial expressions in social phobics
    Stephan Stevens
    University of Munster, Germany
    J Anxiety Disord 22:940-8. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Interoceptive sensitivity in anxiety and anxiety disorders: an overview and integration of neurobiological findings
    Katharina Domschke
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 11, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:1-11. 2010
  7. doi request reprint A spectralanalytic approach to emotional responses evoked through picture presentation
    Rene J Huster
    Institute for Biomagnetism and Biosignalanalysis, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 72:212-6. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Internet-delivered attention modification training as a treatment for social phobia: a randomized controlled trial
    Karolin Neubauer
    Christoph Dornier Foundation of Clinical Psychology, Munster, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 51:87-97. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Superior perception of phasic physiological arousal and the detrimental consequences of the conviction to be aroused on worrying and metacognitions in GAD
    Tanja Andor
    Department of Psychology, Westfalian Wilhelms University of Munster, Munster D 48149, Germany
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:193-205. 2008
  10. doi request reprint The impact of visual flow stimulation on anxiety, dizziness, and body sway in individuals with and without fear of heights
    Ruth Hüweler
    Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat Munster, Munster, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 47:345-52. 2009

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint [Socially anxious cognitions scale for children]
    Antje Graf
    Westfälische Wilhelmrns Universität Münster, Fachbereich Psychologie
    Z Kinder Jugendpsychiatr Psychother 35:257-64. 2007
    ..The new instrument showed good psychometric properties. Normative values for the SAKK are presented for grades 3-6...
  2. ncbi request reprint Embarrassment and social phobia: the role of parasympathetic activation
    Alexander L Gerlach
    Stanford University Medical School, Psych Institute I, Westfalian Wilhelms University of Munster, Fliednerstr 21, 48149, Munster, Germany
    J Anxiety Disord 17:197-210. 2003
    ..Thus, our data do not support the notion that an increase in parasympathetic activation plays a significant role in social phobia and embarrassment. Social anxiety and embarrassment both resulted in sympathetic activation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of alcohol on the processing of social threat-related stimuli in socially phobic women
    Alexander L Gerlach
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Munster, Germany
    Br J Clin Psychol 45:279-95. 2006
    ..We used the emotional Stroop test and an implicit memory test to investigate whether alcohol hinders appraisal of social threat words in patients diagnosed with social phobia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Blood-injury phobia with and without a history of fainting: disgust sensitivity does not explain the fainting response
    Alexander L Gerlach
    Department of Psychology, Institute I Psychological Assessment and Clinical Psychology, Westfalian Wilhelms University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Psychosom Med 68:331-9. 2006
    ..We investigated whether disgust sensitivity contributes to the fainting response and is associated with parasympathetic activation, as suggested by previous research...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of alcohol on ratings of emotional facial expressions in social phobics
    Stephan Stevens
    University of Munster, Germany
    J Anxiety Disord 22:940-8. 2008
    ..This reduction of the adversity of socially threatening stimuli by alcohol might act as negative reinforcement and thus contributes to alcohol problems...
  6. doi request reprint Interoceptive sensitivity in anxiety and anxiety disorders: an overview and integration of neurobiological findings
    Katharina Domschke
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 11, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:1-11. 2010
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  7. doi request reprint A spectralanalytic approach to emotional responses evoked through picture presentation
    Rene J Huster
    Institute for Biomagnetism and Biosignalanalysis, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 72:212-6. 2009
    ..This pattern of results was robust for both Cz and linked ears as reference. Thus, presenting pictures with an adequate recording length might be a reliable alternative for inducing affective reactions in alpha asymmetry research...
  8. doi request reprint Internet-delivered attention modification training as a treatment for social phobia: a randomized controlled trial
    Karolin Neubauer
    Christoph Dornier Foundation of Clinical Psychology, Munster, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 51:87-97. 2013
    ..The present findings question the effectiveness of internet-based ATs in social phobia. Future studies need to investigate effective variants of internet-based ATs before they can be widely applied...
  9. doi request reprint Superior perception of phasic physiological arousal and the detrimental consequences of the conviction to be aroused on worrying and metacognitions in GAD
    Tanja Andor
    Department of Psychology, Westfalian Wilhelms University of Munster, Munster D 48149, Germany
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:193-205. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that superior perception of phasic arousal cues and their catastrophic misinterpretation increases worrying, negative metacognitive beliefs about worrying, and anxious mood in GAD...
  10. doi request reprint The impact of visual flow stimulation on anxiety, dizziness, and body sway in individuals with and without fear of heights
    Ruth Hüweler
    Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat Munster, Munster, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 47:345-52. 2009
    ..An underlying balance dysfunction may contribute to the development of height phobia...
  11. ncbi request reprint Appraisal of activating thoughts in generalized anxiety disorder
    Tanja Upatel
    University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 39:234-49. 2008
    ..Not the level of activation but the appraisal of activating thoughts in a catastrophic fashion differentiates GAD patients from controls...
  12. doi request reprint (Don't) panic in the scanner! How panic patients with agoraphobia experience a functional magnetic resonance imaging session
    Ulrike Lueken
    Institute of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, Technische Universitat Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 21:516-25. 2011
    ..Future studies are needed to investigate the relationship between self-reported distress and fMRI data in patient groups that are subject to neuroimaging research...
  13. pmc Coincidence of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia and panic disorder: two case reports
    Katharina Domschke
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 9:13. 2010
    ..As both PSVT and PD require different treatments, potentially helpful differential clinical diagnostic criteria are proposed...
  14. doi request reprint Internal focus of attention in anxiety-sensitive females up-regulates amygdale activity: an fMRI study
    Bettina Pfleiderer
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Campus 1, Building A1, 48129, Munster, Germany
    J Neural Transm (Vienna) 121:1417-28. 2014
    ..Attention to internal body functions up-regulates the activity of interoceptive and fear-relevant brain regions in anxiety-sensitive females, a high-risk group for the development of anxiety disorders. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Public and private heart rate feedback in social phobia: a manipulation of anxiety visibility
    Alexander L Gerlach
    Department of Psychology, Institute I Psychological Assessment and Clinical Psychology, Westfalian Wilhelms University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Cogn Behav Ther 33:36-45. 2004
    ..In conclusion, social phobics worried about the broadcast of a bodily anxiety symptom, whereas controls did not. Information about arousal made public has a strong potential to increase anxiety levels in social phobics...
  16. doi request reprint What does the facial dot-probe task tell us about attentional processes in social anxiety? A systematic review
    Trisha Bantin
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Otto Behaghel Str 10F, 35394 Giessen, Germany
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 50:40-51. 2016
    ..Social anxiety is supposedly associated with an attentional bias towards disorder related stimuli such as threatening faces. Using the facial dot probe task in socially anxious individuals has, however, revealed inconsistent findings...
  17. ncbi request reprint Studies on a German (Münster) version of the temperament auto-questionnaire TEMPS-A: construction and validation of the briefTEMPS-M
    Andreas Erfurth
    Department of Psychiatry, Munster University Hospital, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, 48129 Munster, Germany
    J Affect Disord 85:53-69. 2005
    ..It is the aim of the present analyses to validate a brief German version of TEMPS-A...
  18. ncbi request reprint Selective attention, memory bias, and symptom perception in idiopathic environmental intolerance and somatoform disorders
    Michael Witthöft
    Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:397-407. 2006
    ..These implicit and explicit cognitive abnormalities in IEI and SFD may maintain processes of somatosensory amplification...
  19. ncbi request reprint Distribution and gender effects of the subscales of a German version of the temperament autoquestionnaire briefTEMPS-M in a university student population
    Andreas Erfurth
    Department of Psychiatry, Munster University Hospital, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, 48129 Munster, Germany
    J Affect Disord 85:71-6. 2005
    ..This paper examines the distribution of the temperamental characteristics and gender effects of a new autoquestionnaire developed by Akiskal et al. (TEMPS-A) in its German briefTEMPS-M version...
  20. ncbi request reprint End-tidal pCO2 in blood phobics during viewing of emotion- and disease-related films
    Thomas Ritz
    Psychological Institute III, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Psychosom Med 67:661-8. 2005
    ..We studied end-tidal pCO2 in 12 patients with BII phobia and 14 nonanxious controls during presentation of emotional films...