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Publications 2008


  1. Buchheim A, Erk S, George C, Kächele H, Ruchsow M, Spitzer M, Kircher T, Walter H. Neural correlates of attachment trauma in Borderline Personality Disorder: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging 2008 163:223-235.
  2. Beste C, Saft C, Konrad C, Andrich J, Habbel A, Schepers I, Jansen A, Pfleiderer B, Falkenstein M. Levels of error processing in Huntingtons disease: A combined study using event-related potentials and voxel-based morphometry. Human Brain Mapping 2008, 29:121-130.
  3. Beste C, Schüttke A, Konrad C, Saft C, Andrich J, Pfleiderer B. Functional connectivity during auditory processing in Huntington's Disease. Journal of Psychophysiology 2008; 22(4):195–201.
  4. Christ M, Michael N, Hihn H, Habel A, Konrad C, Baune B, Jansen A, Pfleiderer B. Auditory processing of sine tones before, during and after ECT in depressed patients by fMRI. Journal of Neural Transmission 2008, 115:1199-1211.
  5. Exner C, Nehrkorn B, Martin V, Huber M, Shiratori K, Rief W. Sex-dependent hippocampal volume reductions in schizophrenia relate to episodic memory deficits. Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 2008, 20:227-30.
  6. Freitag CM, Konrad C, Häberlen M, Kleser C, von Gontard, A, Reith W, Troje NF, Krick C. Perception of Biological Motion in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Neuropsychologia 2008, 46:1480-1494.
  7. Gebhardt S, Röttgers H, Bäcker A, Schu U, Krieg JC. Treatment of panic disorder with bupropion in a patient with Parkinson's disease. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics 33:575-577.
  8. Gebhardt S, Härtling F, Hanke M, Theisen FM, von Georgi R, Grant P, Mittendorf M, Martin M, Fleischhaker C, Schulz E, Remschmidt H. Relations between movement disorders and psychopathology under predominantly atypical antipsychotic treatment in adolescent patients with schizophrenia. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2008, 17:44-53.
  9. Gebhardt S, Grant P, von Georgi R, Huber MT. Aspects of Piaget's cognitive developmental psychology and neurobiology of psychotic disorders - An integrative model. Medical Hypotheses 2008, 71:426-433.
  10. Gebhardt S, Heiser P, Fischer S, Schneyer T, Krieg JC, Vedder H. Relationships among endocrine and signaling-related responses to antidepressants in human monocytic U-937 blood cells: analysis of factors and response patterns. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry 2008, 32:1682-1687.
  11. Gebhardt S, von Georgi R. Music, mental disorder and emotional reception behavior. Music Therapy Today. Vol. III (3) December 2008. available at
  12. Hegel F, Krach S, Kircher T, Wrede B, Sagerer G. Theory of Mind (ToM) on robots: a functional neuroimaging study. Proceedings of the Third ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), 2008:335-342.
  13. Heiser P, Lanquillon S, Krieg JC, Vedder H. Differential modulation of cytokine production in major depressive disorder by cortisol and dexamethasone. European Neuropsychopharmacology 2008, 18:860-870.
  14. Helland VCF, Postnova S, Schwarz U, Kurths J, Kundermann B, Hemmeter UM, Braun HA. Comparison of Different Methods for the Evaluation of Treatment Effects from the Sleep EEG of Patients with Major Depression. Journal of Biological Physics 2008, DOI 10.1007/s10867-008-9096-x .
  15. Kircher T. Neurobiological foundations of thought and language disorder in schizophrenia. Fortschritte in der Neurologie und Psychiatrie 2008, 76, Suppl 1:S1-S9.
  16. Kircher T, Krach S, Leube D. Empathie, Spiegelneuronensystem und Schizophrenie. Nervenheilkunde 2008, 5:394-402.
  17. Kircher T, Weis S, Freymann K, Erb M, Jessen F, Grodd W, Heun R, Leube D, Krach S. Anterior hippocampus orchestrates successful encoding and retrieval of non-relational memory. An event-related fMRI study. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience 2008, 258:363-372.
  18. Kircher T, Whitney C, Krings T, Huber W, Weis S. Hippocampal dysfunction during free word association in male patients with schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research 2008, 101(1-3):242-55.
  19. Konrad C, Engelien A, Schöning S, Zwitserlood P, Jansen A, Pletziger E, Beizai P, Kersting A, Ohrmann P, Luders E, Greb RR, Heindel W, Arolt V, Kugel H. The functional anatomy of semantic retrieval is influenced by gender, menstrual cycle, and sex hormones. Journal of Neural Transmission 2008, 115:1327-1337.
  20. Krach S, Binkofski F, Hegel F, Wrede B, Kircher T. Can Machines Think? Interaction and Perspective Taking with Robots Investigated via fMRI. PloS ONE 2008, 3:e2597, 1-11.
  21. Krug A, Markov V, Eggermann T, Krach S, Zerres K, Stöcker T, Shah NJ, Schneider F, Nöthen MN, Treutlein J, Rietschel M, Kircher T. Genetic variation in the schizophrenia-risk gene neuregulin1 correlates with differences in frontal brain activation in a working memory task in healthy individuals. Neuroimage 2008, 42:1569-1576.
  22. Krug A, Markov V, Leube D, Zerres K, Eggermann T, Nöthen M N, Skowronek MH, Rietschel M, Kircher T. Genetic Variation in the Schizophrenia-Risk Gene Neuregulin1 Correlates with Personality Traits in Healthy Individuals. European Psychiatry 2008, 23:344-349.
  23. Kundermann B, Hemmeter-Spernal J, Huber MT, Krieg JC, Lautenbacher S. Effects of Total Sleep Deprivation in Major Depression: Overnight Improvement of Mood is Accompanied by Increased Pain Sensitivity and Augmented Pain Complaints. Psychosomatic Medicine 2008, 70:92–101.
  24. Kunz M, Mylius V, Schepelmann K, Lautenbacher S. Impact of age on the facial expression of pain. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 2008, 64:311-318.
  25. Leube DT, Weis S, Freymann K, Erb M, Jessen F, Heun R, Grodd W, Kircher TT. Neural correlates of verbal episodic memory in patients with MCI and Alzheimer's Disease - a VBM study. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 2008, 23:1114-1118.
  26. Leube D, Whitney C, Kircher T. The neural correlates of ego-disturbances (passivity phenomena) and formal thought disorder in schizophrenia. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 2008, 258 (Suppl.) 5:22-27.
  27. Liuzzi G, Ellger T, Flöel A, Breitenstein C, Jansen A, Knecht S. Walking the talk - Speech production and perception activate the leg motor cortex. Neuropsychologia 2008, 46:2824-2830.
  28. Martin V, Huber M, Rief W, Exner C. Comparative cognitive profiles of obsessive-compulsive disorder and schizophrenia. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology 2008, 23:487-500.
  29. Mylius V, Kunz M, Hennighausen E, Lautenbacher S, Schepelmann K. Effects of ageing on spinal motor and autonomic pain responses. Neuroscience Letters 2008, 446:Issues 2-3: 129-132.
  30. Pauly K, Kircher T. Cerebral correlates underlying positive symptoms in patients with schizophrenia. Deutsche Zeitschrift für Nervenheilkunde 2008, 27:1027-1031.
  31. Pauly KD, Seiferth NJ, Kellermann T, Backes V, Vloet TD, Shah NJ, Schneider F, Habel U, Kircher TTJ. Cerebral dysfunctions of emotion-cognition interactions in adolescent-onset schizophrenia. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2008, 47:1299-1310.
  32. Rietschel M, Beckmann L, Strohmaier J, Georgi A, Karpushova A, Schirmbeck F, Boesshenz K, Schmäl C, Bürger C, Abou Jamra R, Schumacher J, Höfels S, Kumsta R, Entringer S, Krug A, Markov V, Propping P, Wüst S, Kircher T, Nöthen M, Cichon S, Schulze T. G72 is associated with both major depression and neuroticism in large population-based samples from Germany. American Journal of Psychiatry 2008, 165:753-762.
  33. Sachs O, Weis S, Zellagui N, Huber W, Zvyagintsev M, Mathiak K, Kircher T. Automatic processing of semantic relations in fMRI: neural activation during semantic priming of taxonomic and thematic categories. Brain Research 2008, 1218:194-205.
  34. Sachs O, Weis S, Zellagui N, Huber W, Zvyagintsev M, Mathiak K, Kircher T. Categorical and thematic knowledge representation in the brain: neural correlates of taxonomic and thematic conceptual relations. Neuropsychologia 2008, 46:409-418.
  35. Schlotterbeck P, Vehren T, Milenovic S, Hiemke C, Kircher T, Leube D. No influence of Dialysis on Mirtazapine. Pharmacopsychiatry 2008, 41:259-260.
  36. Schmidt AJ, Heiser P, Hemmeter UM, Krieg JC, Vedder H. Effects of antidepressants on mRNA levels of antioxidant enzymes in human monocytic U-937 cells. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry 2008, 32:1567-1573.
  37. Seiferth NY, Pauly K, Habel U, Kellermann T, Shah NJ, Ruhrmann S, Klosterkötter J, Schneider F, Kircher T. Increased neural response related to neutral faces in individuals at risk for psychosis. Neuroimage 2008, 40:289-297.
  38. Sheldrick A, Krug A, Markov V, Leube D, Kircher T. Effect of COMT val158met Genotype on Cognition and Personality. European Psychiatry 2008, 23:385-389.
  39. Theisen FM, Beyenburg S, Gebhardt S, Kluge M, Blum WF, Remschmidt H, Elger CE, Hebebrand J. A prospective study of body weight and serum leptin levels in patients treated with topiramate. Clinical Neuropharmacology 2008, 31:226-230.
  40. Voß B, Thienel R, Leucht S, Kircher T. Therapie kognitiver Defizite durch AChE- Hemmer bei Patienten mit Schizophrenie: Eine systematische Übersicht. Der Nervenarzt 2008, 79:47-59.

Books and Book Chapters

  1. Bader K, Hermann EK, Hemmeter UM. Schlafstörungen. In: Röhrle B, Caspar F, Schlottke PF. (Hrsg.) Lehrbuch der klinisch-psychologischen Diagnostik. (S. 695-714) Verlag W. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart, 2008.
  2. Hemmeter UM. Neuropsychologie. In: Holsboer F, Gründer G, Benkert O. (Hrsg.) Handbuch der Psychopharmakotherapie. (S. 427-438) Springer Medizin Verlag, Heidelberg, 2008.
  3. Kircher T, Gauggel S. (Hrsg) Neuropsychologie der Schizophrenie: Symptome, Kognition und Gehirn. Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, Berlin, New York, 2008. ISBN 978-3540711469 .
  4. Kircher T, Schneider F. Schizophrene Psychosen. In: Schneider F (Hrsg.) Klinikmanual Psychiatrie, Psychosomatik und Psychotherapie. Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 2008.
  5. Müller MB, Krieg JC. Affektive Erkrankungen. In: Holsboer F, Gründer G, Benkert O. (Hrsg.) Handbuch der Psychopharmakotherapie. (S. 247-4283) Springer Medizin Verlag, Heidelberg, 2008