Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross

Summary

Affiliation: University of Zurich
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi How ubiquitous are physical and psychological complaints in young and middle adulthood? A longitudinal perspective
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Militarstr 8, 8004, Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:881-8. 2006
  2. ncbi Prevalence of exposure to potentially traumatic events and PTSD. The Zurich Cohort Study
    Urs Hepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Culmannstrasse 8, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:151-8. 2006
  3. ncbi High prevalence of mental disorders and comorbidity in the Geneva Gay Men's Health Study
    Jen Wang
    Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, Hirschengraben 84, Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:414-20. 2007
  4. ncbi Seasonal associations between weather conditions and suicide--evidence against a classic hypothesis
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Epidemiol 165:561-9. 2007
  5. ncbi Age-period-cohort analysis of Swiss suicide data, 1881-2000
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, Militarstrasse 8, 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:207-14. 2006
  6. pmc Changing times: a longitudinal analysis of international firearm suicide data
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Public Health 96:1752-5. 2006
  7. ncbi Changing incidence of psychotic disorders among the young in Zurich
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Schizophr Res 95:9-18. 2007
  8. ncbi Reduction in the suicide rate during Advent--a time series analysis
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, P O Box 1930, CH 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 157:139-46. 2008
  9. pmc Diversity and change in suicide seasonality over 125 years
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    University Psychiatric Hospital Zurich, Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Militarstrasse 8, Postfach 1930, CH 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:967-72. 2005
  10. ncbi Prevalence of mental disorders in the Zurich Cohort Study: a twenty year prospective study
    Jules Angst
    Zurich University Psychiatric Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 14:68-76. 2005

Detail Information

Publications63

  1. ncbi How ubiquitous are physical and psychological complaints in young and middle adulthood? A longitudinal perspective
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Militarstr 8, 8004, Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:881-8. 2006
    ..To investigate continuity and change of self-reported physical and psychological complaints in young adults over a period of 20 years...
  2. ncbi Prevalence of exposure to potentially traumatic events and PTSD. The Zurich Cohort Study
    Urs Hepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Culmannstrasse 8, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:151-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence rate of exposure to potentially traumatic events (PTE) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a representative sample of the general population...
  3. ncbi High prevalence of mental disorders and comorbidity in the Geneva Gay Men's Health Study
    Jen Wang
    Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, Hirschengraben 84, Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:414-20. 2007
    ..Several large surveys have suggested high prevalence of psychiatric disorders among gay men and other men who have sex with men...
  4. ncbi Seasonal associations between weather conditions and suicide--evidence against a classic hypothesis
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Epidemiol 165:561-9. 2007
    ..The results represent a novel minor effect in seasonality of suicide, which is hardly compatible with the hypothesized role of temperature in suicide seasonality...
  5. ncbi Age-period-cohort analysis of Swiss suicide data, 1881-2000
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, Militarstrasse 8, 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:207-14. 2006
    ..Birth cohort effects remain an intriguing topic in epidemiology of suicide. A better understanding of birth cohort effects might open new doors to suicide prevention...
  6. pmc Changing times: a longitudinal analysis of international firearm suicide data
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Public Health 96:1752-5. 2006
    ..Legislation and regulatory measures reducing the availability of firearms in private households can distinctly strengthen the prevention of firearm suicides...
  7. ncbi Changing incidence of psychotic disorders among the young in Zurich
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Schizophr Res 95:9-18. 2007
    ..However, the rates in the youngest age groups showed a strong increase in the second half of the 1990's. The trend reversal among the youngest age groups coincides with the increased use of cannabis among young Swiss in the 1990's...
  8. ncbi Reduction in the suicide rate during Advent--a time series analysis
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, P O Box 1930, CH 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 157:139-46. 2008
    ..It involves valuable challenges for suicide prevention such as timing of campaigns and enhancement of social networks...
  9. pmc Diversity and change in suicide seasonality over 125 years
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    University Psychiatric Hospital Zurich, Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Militarstrasse 8, Postfach 1930, CH 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:967-72. 2005
    ..This work investigates the smoothing out of suicide seasonality in Switzerland between the late 19th and the end of the 20th century. It includes analyses by region and by suicide method...
  10. ncbi Prevalence of mental disorders in the Zurich Cohort Study: a twenty year prospective study
    Jules Angst
    Zurich University Psychiatric Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 14:68-76. 2005
    ..In order to minimise retrospective recall in developing estimates of the prevalence of mental disorders in the general population, we conducted a prospective study of a cohort of youth from Zurich, Switzerland...
  11. doi Smoking and psychiatric disorders: have subthreshold disorders been overlooked?
    Karin Landolt
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Zurich, Militärstrasse 8 PO Box 1930, 8021 CH Zurich, Switzerland
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:516-20. 2010
    ..The present study illustrates the need for differentiating subthreshold psychiatric disorders in the analysis...
  12. doi Comparing two basic subtypes in OCD across three large community samples: a pure compulsive versus a mixed obsessive-compulsive subtype
    Stephanie Rodgers
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Psychiatric Hospital, University of Zurich, PO Box 1930, 8021, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 265:719-34. 2015
    ..Such highly specific subtypes offer the opportunity to learn about pathophysiological mechanisms specifically involved in OCD...
  13. doi Sex differences in sub-clinical psychosis--results from a community study over 30 years
    Wulf Rossler
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Zurich, Militarstrasse 8, 8004 Zurich, Switzerland
    Schizophr Res 139:176-82. 2012
    ..Possibly males and females have separate thresholds for certain symptoms because they are differently vulnerable or exposed to various risk factors...
  14. doi Sub-clinical psychosis symptoms in young adults are risk factors for subsequent common mental disorders
    Wulf Rossler
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Zurich, Militarstrasse 8, 8004 Zurich, Switzerland
    Schizophr Res 131:18-23. 2011
    ..However, sub-clinical symptoms may not only indicate a specific risk but also suggest a more general, underlying psychopathology that predisposes one to various common mental disorders...
  15. doi Risk factors at the low end of the psychosis continuum: much the same as at the upper end?
    Wulf Rossler
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Res 189:77-81. 2011
    ..If there are different pathways to psychosis characterized by specific symptom dimensions and risk factors, they mostly co-exist and interact at different symptom load levels...
  16. doi Seasonality in suicide--a review and search of new concepts for explaining the heterogeneous phenomena
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Department of Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Militarstr 8, 8004 Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 71:657-66. 2010
    ..Just as in the epidemiology of suicide methods, the (seasonal) availability and perceived adequacy of methods emerge as the major driving force beyond the seasonal phenomena in suicide...
  17. doi Pure animal phobia is more specific than other specific phobias: epidemiological evidence from the Zurich Study, the ZInEP and the PsyCoLaus
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Psychiatric Hospital, University of Zurich, PO Box 1930, 8021, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 266:567-77. 2016
    ..The etiopathogenetic mechanisms and risk factors associated with pure animal phobias appear less clear than ever. ..
  18. pmc Social Phobia Is Associated with Delayed Onset of Chickenpox, Measles, and Mumps Infections
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Psychiatric Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Front Psychiatry 7:203. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the timing of common childhood diseases in early-onset anxiety disorders...
  19. ncbi The use of complementary and alternative medicine in the general population: results from a longitudinal community study
    Wulf Rossler
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Psychol Med 37:73-84. 2007
    ..We have examined data from the Zurich Study to determine trends and predictors of CAM use in Switzerland...
  20. doi Deconstructing sub-clinical psychosis into latent-state and trait variables over a 30-year time span
    Wulf Rossler
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Collegium Helveticum, a Joint Research Institute between the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 150:197-204. 2013
    ..Our aim was to deconstruct the variance underlying the expression of sub-clinical psychosis symptoms into portions associated with latent time-dependent states and time-invariant traits...
  21. doi A new rating scale for adult ADHD based on the Symptom Checklist 90 (SCL-90-R)
    Dominique Eich
    Zurich University Psychiatric Hospital, Lenggstr 31, 8032, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 262:519-28. 2012
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  22. pmc Reappraisal of the interplay between psychosis and depression symptoms in the pathogenesis of psychotic syndromes: results from a twenty-year prospective community study
    Wulf Rossler
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 261:11-9. 2011
    ..It does not only directly influence subclinical nuclear schizophrenia symptoms but also the symptoms of depression...
  23. pmc Infectious, atopic and inflammatory diseases, childhood adversities and familial aggregation are independently associated with the risk for mental disorders: Results from a large Swiss epidemiological study
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Vladeta Ajdacic Gross, Aleksandra Aleksandrowicz, Stephanie Rodgers, Anja Tesic, Mario Müller, Wolfram Kawohl, Wulf Rössler, Erich Seifritz, Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Psychiatric Hospital, University of Zurich, 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    World J Psychiatry 6:419-430. 2016
    ..To examine the associations between mental disorders and infectious, atopic, inflammatory diseases while adjusting for other risk factors...
  24. doi Can protective factors moderate the detrimental effects of child maltreatment on personality functioning?
    Michael P Hengartner
    Zurich University Hospital of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Psychiatr Res 47:1180-6. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether, and if so, to what extent, education and coping strategies may reduce the detrimental effects of childhood maltreatment on personality functioning...
  25. pmc Attitudes to antipsychotic drugs and their side effects: a comparison between general practitioners and the general population
    Josef Helbling
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 6:42. 2006
    ..We aimed measuring general practitioners' attitudes to antipsychotic drugs and their adverse side effects and comparing these with the attitudes of the general population...
  26. ncbi Incidence of first-ever ischemic stroke in the Canton Basle-City, Switzerland: a population-based study 2002/2003
    Michal Gostynski
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Sumatrastrasse 30, 8006, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Neurol 253:86-91. 2006
    ..However, giving a major reduction in the age and gender specific stroke incidence over the past years our findings might-alternatively-mirror this favourable trend...
  27. pmc Methods of suicide: international suicide patterns derived from the WHO mortality database
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 86:726-32. 2008
    ..Our knowledge of the methods used and their variation across countries and world regions is still limited. The aim of this study was to provide the first comprehensive overview of international patterns of suicide methods...
  28. doi Posttraumatic stress avoidance symptoms as mediators in the development of alcohol use disorders after exposure to childhood sexual abuse in a Swiss community sample
    Mario Müller
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Zurich University Hospital of Psychiatry, Militarstrasse 8, 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    Child Abuse Negl 46:8-15. 2015
    ..Hence, the alleviation of avoidance symptoms might be an important target for therapeutic intervention among victims of sexual abuse before specific addiction treatment is initiated. ..
  29. doi The ZInEP Epidemiology Survey: background, design and methods
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, University Hospital of Psychiatry, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 23:451-68. 2014
    ..In sum, the four subprojects of the ZInEP Epidemiology Survey deliver a large interdisciplinary database...
  30. doi The role of sex on stability and change of depression symptom subtypes over 20 years: a latent transition analysis
    Stephanie Rodgers
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Zurich University Hospital of Psychiatry, PO Box 1930, 8021, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 264:577-88. 2014
    ..This finding has received too little attention in previous research and should be considered in treatments...
  31. pmc Adult versus adolescent onset of smoking: how are mood disorders and other risk factors involved?
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Addiction 104:1411-9. 2009
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  32. doi Dyspareunia in the Context of Psychopathology, Personality Traits, and Coping Resources: Results From a Prospective Longitudinal Cohort Study From Age 30 to 50
    Brigitte Leeners
    Division for Reproductive Endocrinology, University Hospital Zurich, Frauenklinikstr 10, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Sex Behav 44:1551-60. 2015
    ..Therefore, assessment of dyspareunia should be integrated into primary care of women at any age and diagnostic as well as therapeutic strategies should be based on physiological and psychological factors...
  33. doi Suicidality in the prospective Zurich study: prevalence, risk factors and gender
    Jules Angst
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Psychiatric Hospital, University of Zurich, Lenggstrasse 31, P O Box 1931, 8032, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 264:557-65. 2014
    ..2) and sexual abuse/violence (OR 7.9) in childhood; in men, no multivariate analyses of suicide attempt were conducted because of insufficient statistical power...
  34. doi Interpersonal functioning deficits in association with DSM-IV personality disorder dimensions
    Michael P Hengartner
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Zurich University Hospital of Psychiatry, PO Box 1930, 8021, Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 49:317-25. 2014
    ..Social deficits have rarely been studied in all PD dimensions to date...
  35. doi Cancer comortality patterns in schizophrenia and psychotic disorders: a new methodological approach for unique databases
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 23:19-24. 2014
    ..The relatively low frequency of lung cancers is particularly paradoxical in view of the smoking habits of schizophrenia patients...
  36. doi Occupational functioning and work impairment in association with personality disorder trait-scores
    Michael P Hengartner
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, University of Zurich, PO Box 1930, 8021, Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 49:327-35. 2014
    ..Occupational functioning has rarely been examined in all ten DSM PDs...
  37. ncbi Season of birth in valvular heart disease
    Daniela Bosshardt
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:246-52. 2005
    ..Despite the decline of rheumatic heart disease, risk factors causing season of birth effects remain relevant for congenital anomalies...
  38. doi Death has a preference for birthdays-an analysis of death time series
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Epidemiol 22:603-6. 2012
    ..To examine the relation between the day of death and the day of birth. To determine whether the "death postponement" hypothesis or the "anniversary reaction" hypothesis is more appropriate...
  39. doi Linking substance use with symptoms of subclinical psychosis in a community cohort over 30 years
    Wulf Rossler
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Addiction 107:1174-84. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the temporal associations between substance use and subclinical psychosis symptoms...
  40. doi Birth cohort effects in neurological diseases: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroepidemiology 38:56-63. 2012
    ..This study applied APC analysis to selected neurological diseases: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson's disease (PD) and multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  41. pmc Mental health literacy in an educational elite -- an online survey among university students
    Christoph Lauber
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 5:44. 2005
    ..The aims of this paper are to determine whether a sample of university students recognise different symptoms of depression and schizophrenia and to reveal factors influencing correct recognition...
  42. ncbi Are seasonalities in suicide dependent on suicide methods? A reappraisal
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Sumatrastr 30, CH 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 57:1173-81. 2003
    ..Hence, the seasonality of the overall Swiss suicide frequencies is but a compound seasonality. It largely depends on specific suicide methods and different cyclical dynamics...
  43. doi The generalized anxiety spectrum: prevalence, onset, course and outcome
    Jules Angst
    Zurich University Psychiatric Hospital, Lenggstrasse 31, P O Box 1931, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 259:37-45. 2009
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  44. doi Are hypomanics the happier normals?
    Alex Gamma
    Zurich University Psychiatric Hospital, Lenggstrasse 31, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Affect Disord 111:235-43. 2008
    ..Not much is known about hypomanic states in subjects free of major and minor depressive mood disorders. Our aim was to identify and characterise a group of such "pure" hypomanics in relation to a normal control group...
  45. ncbi Atypical depressive syndromes in varying definitions
    Jules Angst
    Zurich University Psychiatric Hospital, Lenggstrasse 31, PO Box 1931, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:44-54. 2006
    ..Using prospective data from a community sample, this paper identifies criteria (and correlates) for an AD syndrome that maximizes the association with female sex and bipolar-II...
  46. ncbi Historical change of suicide seasonality in the canton of zurich, Switzerland
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:217-26. 2005
    ..The recent period does not show any suicide seasonality at all. The canton of Zurich seems to be ahead of the general trend found in other regions of Switzerland...
  47. pmc Does menopausal transition really influence mental health? Findings from the prospective long-term Zurich study
    Wulf Rossler
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    World Psychiatry 15:146-54. 2016
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  48. doi Treated versus non-treated subjects with depression from a 30-year cohort study: prevalence and clinical covariates
    Michael P Hengartner
    Department of Applied Psychology, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 266:173-80. 2016
    ..Women and subjects suffering from high levels of depressive symptoms, frequent episodes, long episode duration and consecutive high distress and impairment were more likely to seek treatment...
  49. doi The role of psychopathological and personality covariates in orgasmic difficulties: a prospective longitudinal evaluation in a cohort of women from age 30 to 50
    Brigitte Leeners
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Sex Med 11:2928-37. 2014
    ..In addition, our knowledge of the factors, which increase or protect against the risk of orgasmic difficulties, is still rudimentary...
  50. doi An integrative examination of general personality dysfunction in a large community sample
    Michael Pascal Hengartner
    Department of Applied Psychology, Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW, Zurich, Switzerland
    Personal Ment Health 8:276-89. 2014
    ..Discussed herein are implications for public mental health policies, classification, conceptualization and treatment of PDs...
  51. doi Externalizing disorders and substance use: empirically derived subtypes in a population-based sample of adults
    Stephanie Rodgers
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Zurich University Hospital of Psychiatry, PO Box 1930, CH 8021, Zurich, Switzerland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 50:7-17. 2015
    ..The current study investigated the joint clusters of childhood/adolescence ADHD, CD, and ODD, and their influence on substance abuse/dependence in a population-based sample of adults...
  52. doi Predictors of burnout: results from a prospective community study
    Wulf Rossler
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, University of Zurich, Militarstrasse 8, 8004, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 265:19-25. 2015
    ..Various forms of such disorders as well as some psycho-social predictors can predispose to burnout. By contrast, work-related predictors appear to be less important. ..
  53. doi The interrelation of needs and quality of life in first-episode schizophrenia
    Karin Landolt
    Department of General and Social Psychiatry, Zurich University Psychiatric Hospital, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 262:207-16. 2012
    ..This study suggests that when studying quality of life and needs for treatment, it is crucial to differentiate whether unmet needs disappeared or whether they were met, as the former has a stronger impact on quality of life...
  54. doi Risk factors for stuttering: a secondary analysis of a large data base
    Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross
    Research Unit for Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Militärstr Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 260:279-86. 2010
    ..An extensive examination of young adults who were initially assessed in childhood might provide the most promising design...
  55. ncbi Two-week neurasthenic major depression
    Jules Angst
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Psychiatric Hospital, University of Zurich, Lenggstrasse 31, P O Box 1931, 8032, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 266:737-741. 2016
    ..The proposed new diagnosis of neurasthenic depression could help diagnose subjects treated for burnout but needs replication by other representative studies...
  56. doi Predictors of discontinuation of antipsychotic medication and subsequent outcomes in the European First Episode Schizophrenia Trial (EUFEST)
    Karin Landolt
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Psychiatric Hospital, University of Zurich, Switzerland, Militarstrasse 8, PO Box 1930, 8021 CH Zurich Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 172:145-51. 2016
    ..This study had two aims: to describe patients suffering from first-episode schizophrenia who had stopped taking any antipsychotic medication, and to gain information on the predictors of successful discontinuation...
  57. ncbi What about psychiatrists' attitude to mentally ill people?
    Christoph Lauber
    Psychiatric University Hospital, Militarstrasse 8, PO Box 1930, 8021 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 19:423-7. 2004
    ..Firstly, to assess and, secondly, to compare experts' and lay attitudes towards community psychiatry and the respective social distance towards mentally ill people...
  58. ncbi Is depression a risk factor for heart complaints? Longitudinal aspects in the Zurich study
    Dominique Eich
    Department of Clinical and Social Psychiatry, Zurich University Psychiatric Hospital, Lenggstrasse 31, PO Box 1931, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 257:396-401. 2007
    ..The objective of this longitudinal study was to assess the association between major depression and heart complaints in a population of young and healthy adults...
  59. ncbi [Prevalence of dementia in the City of Zurich]
    Michal Gostynski
    Institut für Sozial und Präventivmedizin, Universitat Zurich
    Soz Praventivmed 47:330-5. 2002
    ..The purpose of the study was to estimate the prevalence rate of dementia (PRD) in relation to age, gender, and ApoE-genotype...
  60. ncbi Epidemiology of aphasia attributable to first ischemic stroke: incidence, severity, fluency, etiology, and thrombolysis
    Stefan T Engelter
    Stroke Unit, University Hospital Basle, Switzerland
    Stroke 37:1379-84. 2006
    ..In a geographically defined population, we assessed incidence and determinants of aphasia attributable to first-ever ischemic stroke (FEIS)...
  61. ncbi Inconsistency in reporting potentially traumatic events
    Urs Hepp
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Zurich, Culmannstrasse 8, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Psychiatry 188:278-83. 2006
    ..Research on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) relies mainly on self-reports of exposure to trauma and its consequences...
  62. doi Specificity of bipolar spectrum conditions in the comorbidity of mood and substance use disorders: results from the Zurich cohort study
    Kathleen R Merikangas
    Section on Developmental Genetic Epidemiology, Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, 1A201 35 Convent Dr, MSC 3720, Bethesda, MD 20892 2670, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:47-52. 2008
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  63. ncbi [Expert's and lay attitudes towards restrictions on mentally ill people]
    Heidi Zogg
    Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Zürich, Forschungsgruppe Sozialpsychiatrie, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Prax 30:379-83. 2003
    ..Comparing experts' and lay opinions towards restrictions on mentally ill people...