Rupert Conrad

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Affiliation: University of Bonn
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Relationship between anger and pruritus perception in patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria and psoriasis
    R Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 22:1062-9. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Psychosocial assessment of living kidney donors: What implications have temperament and character for decision-making?
    Rupert Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 67:1-8. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Temperament, character, and personality disorders in chronic pain
    Rupert Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Str 25, 53105, Bonn, Germany
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 17:318. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Temperament and character in relation to sick leave duration in mentally disordered outpatients-the downside of novelty seeking and cooperativeness
    Rupert Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Str 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 200:450-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Temperament and character personality profile in relation to suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in major depressed patients
    Rupert Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 170:212-7. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Alexithymia, temperament and character as predictors of psychopathology in patients with major depression
    Rupert Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Str 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 165:137-44. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Nature against nurture: calcification in the right thalamus in a young man with anorexia nervosa and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
    Rupert Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    CNS Spectr 13:906-10. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural comparison of explanatory models of illness in schizophrenic patients in Jordan and Germany
    Rupert Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    Psychol Rep 101:531-46. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Alexithymia and emotional distress in patients with central serous chorioretinopathy
    Rupert Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Str 25, 53105, Bonn, Germany
    Psychosomatics 48:489-95. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Temperament and character personality profiles and personality disorders in chronic pain patients
    Rupert Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Str 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    Pain 133:197-209. 2007

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Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Relationship between anger and pruritus perception in patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria and psoriasis
    R Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 22:1062-9. 2008
    ..This deficit in emotional awareness could lead to the phenomenon that emotions are rather experienced in bodily symptoms such as pruritus...
  2. doi request reprint Psychosocial assessment of living kidney donors: What implications have temperament and character for decision-making?
    Rupert Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 67:1-8. 2016
    ..We compared the personality of kidney donor candidates to non-donor controls and analyzed the personality profile of candidates psychosocially at risk...
  3. doi request reprint Temperament, character, and personality disorders in chronic pain
    Rupert Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Str 25, 53105, Bonn, Germany
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 17:318. 2013
    ..Pain-prone patients could benefit from the measurement of personality by the temperament and character inventory with improved treatment response...
  4. doi request reprint Temperament and character in relation to sick leave duration in mentally disordered outpatients-the downside of novelty seeking and cooperativeness
    Rupert Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Str 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 200:450-6. 2012
    ..Personality-based difficulties in adequate distancing from professional demands, as well as personality-based problems in interpersonal conflict management, are discussed as possible explanations for study findings...
  5. doi request reprint Temperament and character personality profile in relation to suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in major depressed patients
    Rupert Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 170:212-7. 2009
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  6. doi request reprint Alexithymia, temperament and character as predictors of psychopathology in patients with major depression
    Rupert Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Str 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 165:137-44. 2009
    ..The TAS-20 and the TCI are useful questionnaires for a better understanding of the relationship between psychopathology and personality in major depression...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nature against nurture: calcification in the right thalamus in a young man with anorexia nervosa and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
    Rupert Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    CNS Spectr 13:906-10. 2008
    ..We focus on the beneficial effect of the atypical antipsychotic olanzapine, which can induce weight gain by an increase of leptin levels...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural comparison of explanatory models of illness in schizophrenic patients in Jordan and Germany
    Rupert Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    Psychol Rep 101:531-46. 2007
    ..Knowledge of these illness concepts is important to establish a helpful relationship between physician and patient...
  9. ncbi request reprint Alexithymia and emotional distress in patients with central serous chorioretinopathy
    Rupert Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Str 25, 53105, Bonn, Germany
    Psychosomatics 48:489-95. 2007
    ..Controlling for ED, CSC patients showed elevated alexithymia sum scores. Alexithymia was correlated with hostility. Our findings point to personality-based difficulties in emotional regulation associated with hostility in CSC...
  10. ncbi request reprint Temperament and character personality profiles and personality disorders in chronic pain patients
    Rupert Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Str 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    Pain 133:197-209. 2007
    ..8% of CPPs. The TCI provides further insight into the mechanisms underlying the development of chronic pain. This useful diagnostic instrument helps to economically and validly facilitate the identification of core PD features...
  11. doi request reprint Coagulation activation and fibrinolysis impairment are reduced in patients with anxiety and depression when medicated with serotonergic antidepressants
    Franziska Geiser
    Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 65:518-25. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to assess whether medication with a serotonergic antidepressant, which has been associated with abnormal bleeding, may modify this effect...
  12. doi request reprint Relative hyperhomocysteinemia in patients with panic disorder: a case-control study
    Christian Meier
    Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Neuropsychobiology 62:164-70. 2010
    ..The aim of this work was to examine a possible association between a clinically relevant panic disorder and plasma total homocysteine concentration...
  13. doi request reprint Can activation of coagulation and impairment of fibrinolysis in patients with anxiety and depression be reversed after improvement of psychiatric symptoms? Results of a pilot study
    Franziska Geiser
    Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:721-3. 2012
    ..Because of the small sample size of this pilot study, further research is needed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Patients with obesity show reduced memory for others' body shape
    Ingo Wegener
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universitat Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    Appetite 50:359-66. 2008
    ..As predicted, results reveal reduced memory for body shape categories in patients with obesity, indicating a reduced processing of body shape information...
  15. ncbi request reprint High-caloric supplements in anorexia treatment
    Katrin Imbierowicz
    Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Friedrich Wilhelms University of Bonn on the Rhine, Bonn, Germany
    Int J Eat Disord 32:135-45. 2002
    ..The study includes patients from two clinics with comparable psychotherapeutic treatment settings except for the substitution...
  16. doi request reprint Psychophysiological decoupling in alexithymic pain disorder patients
    Alexandra Kleiman
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 237:316-22. 2016
    ..Our results thus demonstrate a decoupling between physiological and affect processing in pain disorder patients with high alexithymia during a stressful situation that was subjectively associated with negative affect. ..
  17. doi request reprint Association between anxiety and factors of coagulation and fibrinolysis
    Franziska Geiser
    Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Psychother Psychosom 77:377-83. 2008
    ..However, hemostasis function has not yet been studied in patients with clinically relevant anxiety disorders...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Impact of an additional behavioral anxiety intervention on therapy outcome in a psychodynamic inpatient setting]
    Franziska Geiser
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie der Friedrich Wilhelms Universität Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 50:53-69. 2004
    ..Our findings show that the combination of different treatment strategies in one setting may prove effective. However, some problems are discussed which may emerge in clinical practice...
  19. doi request reprint A systematic review on the role of vitamins, minerals, proteins, and other supplements for the treatment of cachexia in cancer: a European Palliative Care Research Centre cachexia project
    - Mochamat
    Department of Palliative Medicine, University Hospital of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle . 2016
    ..There is not enough solid evidence for the use of minerals, vitamins, proteins, or other supplements in cancer. No serious adverse effects have been reported with dietary supplementation...
  20. doi request reprint Suicidality in patients with somatoform disorder - the speechless expression of anger?
    Nora Kämpfer
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strase 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 246:485-491. 2016
    ..To identify emotion-associated risk factors for suicidality in patients with somatoform disorders...
  21. doi request reprint Factorial structure of the 20-item Toronto Alexithymia Scale in a large sample of somatoform patients
    Anne Sarah Koch
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strase 25, D 53105 Bonn, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 225:355-63. 2015
    ..At this state of research we recommend to use the TAS-20 sum-score as a measure of alexithymia in somatoform patients in clinical practice. ..
  22. doi request reprint Changes of explicitly and implicitly measured self-esteem in the treatment of major depression: evidence for implicit self-esteem compensation
    Ingo Wegener
    Department of Psychosomatics, University Hospital Bonn, Sigmund Freud Str 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany Electronic address
    Compr Psychiatry 58:57-67. 2015
    ..We hypothesize that ISEC as measured by implicit self-esteem will decrease when individuals recover from depression...
  23. ncbi request reprint Interaction of psychological factors and the effect of epoetin-alfa treatment in cancer patients on hemoglobin and fatigue
    Franziska Geiser
    Clinic for Psychosomatics, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53105, Bonn, Germany
    Support Care Cancer 15:273-8. 2007
    ..However, these effects are discussed controversially. Psychological variables may have a moderating effect on fatigue reduction...
  24. ncbi request reprint Disclosing the cancer diagnosis: what contributes to patient satisfaction?
    Franziska Geiser
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatik und Psychotherapie der Universität Bonn, Germany
    Onkologie 29:509-13. 2006
    ....
  25. pmc Temperament and character personality profile and illness-related stress in central serous chorioretinopathy
    Rupert Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    ScientificWorldJournal 2014:631687. 2014
    ..Treatment of CSC should thus incorporate psychoeducation about factors contributing to illness-related stress. ..
  26. doi request reprint The German Version of the Herth Hope Index (HHI-D): Development and Psychometric Properties
    Franziska Geiser
    Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Germany
    Oncol Res Treat 38:356-60. 2015
    ..The Herth Hope Index is a reliable and valid instrument for the measurement of hope and is available in many languages. Until now no authorized German translation has been published and validated...
  27. ncbi request reprint Worsening of symptoms of bulimia nervosa during pregnancy
    Rupert Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Germany
    Psychosomatics 44:76-8. 2003
  28. doi request reprint Citalopram-induced subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus -- first case and review concerning photosensitivity in selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
    Susanne Röhrs
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 34:541-5. 2012
    ..This report describes a case of subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus (SCLE) in a patient treated with citalopram and discusses evidence linking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) to the induction of photosensitivity...
  29. ncbi request reprint Parental coping with sudden infant death after donor insemination: case report
    Rupert Conrad
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Str 25, D 53105 Bonn, Germany
    Hum Reprod 20:1053-6. 2005
    ..We suggest a possible link between donor insemination secrecy and difficulties with coping. We discuss implications for couple counselling and emphasize the necessity for an improved legal framework for donor insemination in Germany...
  30. doi request reprint Measurement of Quality of Life in Palliative Care: Evidence for Criterion-Oriented Validity of a Single-Item Approach
    Rupert Conrad
    1 Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    J Palliat Med . 2017
    ..However, due to the severely compromised state of health of the severely ill or dying patients, the possibility of an adequate assessment with longer questionnaires is limited...
  31. pmc Evaluation of the appropriate time period between sampling and analyzing for automated urinalysis
    Ramona C Dolscheid-Pommerich
    Department of Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Pharmacology, University Hospital Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Biochem Med (Zagreb) 26:82-9. 2016
    ..Aim of the present study is to examine whether the preanalytical factor 'time point of analysis' significantly influences stability of urine samples for urine particle and dipstick analysis...