Publications of the Department in "peer reviewed" Journals

Here you find an overview of publications of our department sorted by year of publication.

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Ferreira de Sá DS, Plein DE, Schulz A, Oitzl MS, Blumenthal TD, Schächinger H. Acoustic startle reactivity while processing reward-related food cues during food deprivation: Evidence from women in different menstrual cycle phases and men. Psychophysiology. 2013 Dec 20. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12166. [Epub ahead of print]. Abstract

Larra MF, Schulz A, Schilling TM, Ferreira de Sá DS, Best D, Kozik B, Schächinger H. Heart rate response to post-learning stress predicts memory consolidation. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2013 Dec 11;109C:74-81. doi: 10.1016/j.nlm.2013.12.004. [Epub ahead of print]. Abstract

Schilling TM, Ferreira de Sá DS, Westerhausen R, Strelzyk F, Larra MF, Hallschmid M, Savaskan E, Oitzl MS, Busch HP, Naumann E, Schächinger H. Intranasal insulin increases regional cerebral blood flow in the insular cortex in men independently of cortisol manipulation. Hum Brain Mapp. 2013 Aug 1. doi: 10.1002/hbm.22304.  Abstract

Bernard F, Deuter CE, Gemmar P, Schachinger H. Eyelid contour detection and tracking for startle research related eye-blink measurements from high-speed video records. Comput Methods Programs Biomed. 2013 Jul 20. doi:pii: S0169-2607(13)00188-0. 10.1016/j.cmpb.2013.06.003. Abstract

Schulz A, Strelzyk F, Ferreira de Sá DS, Naumann E, Vögele C, Schächinger H. Cortisol rapidly affects amplitudes of heartbeat-evoked brain potentials-Implications for the contribution of stress to an altered perception of physical sensations? Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013 Jul 10. doi:pii: S0306-4530(13)00244-8. 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2013.06.027. Abstract

Deuter CE, Schilling TM, Kuehl LK, Blumenthal TD, Schachinger H. Startle effects on saccadic responses to emotional target stimuli. Psychophysiology. 2013 Jul 11. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12083. Abstract

Walter M, Gerber H, Kuhl HC, Schmid O, Joechle W, Lanz C, Brenneisen R, Schächinger H, Riecher-Rössler A, Wiesbeck GA, Borgwardt SJ. Acute effects of intravenous heroin on the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis response: a controlled trial. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2013 Apr;33(2):193-8. doi: 10.1097/JCP.0b013e31828393cb. Abstract

Frings C, Larra M, Gräbener A, Moeller B, Schächinger, H: Stress disrupts distractor-based retrieval of SR episodes. Biol Psychol. 2013 Apr;93(1):58-64. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2013.01.013. Epub 2013 Feb 8. Abstract

Schilling TM, Kölsch M, Larra MF, Zech CM, Blumenthal TD, Frings C, Schächinger H: For whom the bell (curve) tolls: Cortisol rapidly affects memory retrieval by an inverted U-shaped dose-response relationship. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013 Jan 29. doi:pii: S0306-4530(13)00005-X. 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2013.01.001. Abstract

Schulz A, Lass-Hennemann J, Sütterlin S, Schächinger H, Vögele C: Cold pressor stress induces opposite effects on cardioceptive accuracy dependent on assessment paradigm. Biol Psychol. 2013 Jan 24. doi:pii: S0301-0511(13)00019-7. 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2013.01.007. Abstract

Gonder-Frederick LA, Vajda KA, Schmidt KM, Cox DJ, DeVries JH, Erol O, Kanc K, Schächinger H, Snoek FJ: Examining the Behaviour Subscale of the Hypoglycaemia Fear Survey: An International Study. Diabet Med. 2013 Jan 16. doi: 10.1111/dme.12129. Abstract

Huggenberger HJ, Suter SE, Blumenthal TD, Schächinger H: Maternal Social Stress Modulates the Development of Prepulse Inhibition of Startle in Infants. Dev Cogn Neurosci. 2013 Jan;3:84-90. doi: 10.1016/j.dcn.2012.09.006. Epub 2012 Sep 27. Abstract


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Deuter CE, Kuehl LK, Blumenthal TD, Schulz A, Oitzl MS, Schachinger H. Effects of cold pressor stress on the human startle response. PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e49866. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049866. Epub 2012 Nov 15. Abstract

Bertsch K, Hagemann D, Naumann E, Schächinger H, Schulz A. Stability of heart rate variability indices reflecting parasympathetic activity. Psychophysiology. 2012 Feb 15. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2011.01341.x. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract

Daskalakis NP, Oitzl MS, Schächinger H, Champagne DL, de Kloet ER. Testing the cumulative stress and mismatch hypotheses of psychopathology in a rat model of early-life adversity. Physiol Behav. 2012 Jan 28. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract

Strelzyk F, Hermes M, Naumann E, Oitzl M, Walter C, Busch HP, Richter S, Schächinger H.  Tune it down to live it up? Rapid, nongenomic effects of cortisol on the human brain.  J Neurosci. 2012 Jan 11;32(2):616-625. Abstract

Ter Horst JP, de Kloet ER, Schächinger H, Oitzl MS. Relevance of Stress and Female Sex Hormones for Emotion and Cognition. Cell Mol Neurobiol. Cell Mol Neurobiol 2012; 32: 725-735 Abstract


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Lass-Hennemann J, Kuehl LK, Schulz A, Oitzl MS, Schachinger H. Stress strengthens memory of first impressions of others' positive personality traits. PLoS One. 2011; 6(1):e16389. Abstract

Suter SE, Huggenberger HJ, Blumenthal TD, Schachinger H. Differential effect of ill-being and chronic stress on cradling behavior of first and multi-time parents. Infant Behav Dev. 2011; 34(1):170-8. Abstract

Huggenberger HJ, Suter SE, Blumenthal TD, Schachinger H. Pre- and perinatal predictors of startle eye blink reaction and prepulse inhibition in healthy neonates. Psychophysiology. 2011; 48(7):1004-10. Abstract

Schulz A, Plein DE, Richter S, Blumenthal TD, Schächinger H. Cold pressor stress affects cardiac attenuation of startle. Int J Psychophysiol. 2011; 79(3):385-91. Abstract

Richter S, Deter HC, Rudat M, Schächinger H, Zimmermann-Viehoff F, Weber C. Anger and cardiovascular startle reactivity in normotensive young males. Int J Psychophysiol. 2011; 79(3):364-70. Abstract

Römer S, Schulz A, Richter S, Lass-Hennemann J, Schächinger H. Oral cortisol impairs implicit sequence learning. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2011; 215(1):33-40. Abstract

Walter M, Degen B, Treugut C, Albrich J, Oppel M, Schulz A, Schächinger H, Dürsteler-Macfarland KM, Wiesbeck GA. Affective reactivity in heroin-dependent patients with antisocial personality disorder. Psychiatry Res. 2011; 187(1-2):210-3. Abstract


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Kuehl LK, Lass-Hennemann J, Richter S, Blumenthal TD, Oitzl M, Schachinger H. Accelerated trace eyeblink conditioning after cortisol IV-infusion. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2010; 94(4):547-53. Abstract

Lass-Hennemann J, Deuter CE, Kuehl LK, Schulz A, Blumenthal TD, Schachinger H. Effect of Facial Self-Resemblance on the Startle Response and Subjective Ratings of Erotic Stimuli in Heterosexual Men. 2010, Arch Sex Behav. Abstract

Richter S, Schulz A, Zech CM, Oitzl MS, Daskalakis NP, Blumenthal TD, Schächinger H. Cortisol rapidly disrupts prepulse inhibition in healthy men. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2011; 36(1):109-14. Abstract

Boehringer A, Schwabe L, Schachinger H. A combination of high stress-induced tense and energetic arousal compensates for impairing effects of stress on memory retrieval in men. Stress. 2010; 13(5):444-53. Abstract

Schwabe L, Schächinger H, de Kloet ER, Oitzl MS. Stress impairs spatial but not early stimulus-response learning. Behav Brain Res. 2010; 213(1):50-5. Abstract

Kuehl LK, Michaux GP, Richter S, Schächinger H, Anton F. Increased basal mechanical pain sensitivity but decreased perceptual wind-up in a human model of relative hypocortisolism. Pain. 2010; 149(3):539-46. Abstract

Walter M, Wiesbeck GA, Degen B, Albrich J, Oppel M, Schulz A, Schächinger H, Dürsteler-MacFarland KM. Heroin reduces startle and cortisol response in opioid-maintained heroin-dependent patients. Addict Biol. 2011; 16(1):145-51. Abstract

Lass-Hennemann J, Deuter CE, Kuehl LK, Schulz A, Blumenthal TD, Schachinger H. Effects of stress on human mating preferences: stressed individuals prefer dissimilar mates. Proc Biol Sci. 2010; 277(1691):2175-83. Abstract

Nees F, Rüddel H, Mussgay L, Kuehl LK, Römer S, Schächinger H. Alteration of delay and trace eyeblink conditioning in fibromyalgia patients. Psychosom Med. 2010;72(4):412-8. Abstract

Schwabe L, Schächinger H, de Kloet ER, Oitzl MS. Corticosteroids operate as a switch between memory systems. J Cogn Neurosci. 2010; 22(7):1362-7. Abstract

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 Richter S, Schulz A, Port J, Blumenthal TD, Schächinger H. Cardiopulmonary baroreceptors affect reflexive startle eye blink. Physiol Behav. 2009; 98(5):587-93. Abstract

Schulz A, Reichert CF, Richter S, Lass-Hennemann J, Blumenthal TD, Schächinger H. Cardiac modulation of startle: effects on eye blink and higher cognitive processing. Brain Cogn. 2009; 71(3):265-71. Abstract

Suter SE, Huggenberger HJ, Richter S, Blumenthal TD, Schachinger H. Left side cradling of an appetitive doll is associated with higher heart rate variability and attenuated startle in nulliparous females. Int J Psychophysiol. 2009; 74(1):53-7. Abstract

Nees F, Hahn M, Schulz A, Blumenthal TB, Schächinger H: Associative conditioning of prepulses in a startle inhibition paradigm. Psychophysiology, 2008; 46(3):481-6. Abstract

Huggenberger HJ, Suter SE, Reijnen E, Schachinger H. Cradling side preference is associated with lateralized processing of baby facial expressions in females. Brain Cogn. 2009; 70(1):67-72. Abstract

Schulz A, Lass-Hennemann J, Nees F, Blumenthal TD, Berger W, Schächinger H: Cardiac modulation of startle eye blink. Psychophysiology, 2008; 46(2):234-40. Abstract

Roemer S, Nees F, Richter S, Blumenthal TD, Schächinger H. Endogenous cortisol suppression with metyrapone enhances acoustic startle in healthy subjects. Horm Behav. 2009;55(2):314-8. Abstract

Lass-Hennemann J, Schulz A, Nees F, Blumenthal TD, Schächinger H: Direct gaze of photographs of female nudes influences startle in men. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 2009; 72(2):111-4. Abstract

Schwabe L, Römer S, Richter S, Dockendorf S, Bilak B, Schächinger H. Stress effects on declarative memory retrieval are blocked by a beta-adrenoceptor antagonist in humans. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2009; 34(3):446-54. Abstract

Schulz A, Lass-Hennemann J, Richter S, Römer S, Blumenthal TD, Schächinger H: Lateralization effects on the cardiac modulation of acoustic startle eye blink. Biological Psychology, 2008; 80(3):287-91. Abstract

Dalm S, Schwabe L, Schachinger H, Oitzl MS. Post-training self administration of sugar facilitates cognitive performance of male C57BL/6J mice in two spatial learning tasks. Behav Brain Res. 2009; 198(1):98-104. Abstract

Schwabe L, Oitzl MS, Richter S, Schächinger H. Modulation of spatial and stimulus-response learning strategies by exogenous cortisol in healthy young women. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2009; 34(3):358-66. Abstract


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Bohringer A, Schwabe L, Richter S, Schachinger H. Intranasal insulin attenuates the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis response to psychosocial stress. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2008; 33(10):1394-400. Abstract

Schächinger H, Blumenthal TD, Richter S, Wirz-Justice A, Kräuchi K: Melatonin reduces arousal and startle responsiveness without influencing startle habituation or affective startle modulation. Hormones and Behaviour, 2008; 54(2):258-62. Abstract

Schwabe L, Dalm S, Schächinger H, Oitzl MS: Chronic stress modulates the use of spatial and stimulus-response learning strategies in mice and man. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 2008; 90(3):495-503. Abstract

Schwabe L, Haddad L, Schächinger H: HPA axis activation by a socially evaluated cold pressor test. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2008; 33(6):890-5. Abstract

Nees F, Richter S, Lass-Hennemann J, Blumenthal TD, Schächinger H: Inhibition of Cortisol Production by Metyrapone Enhances Trace, But Not Delay, Eyeblink Conditioning. Psychopharmacology, 2008; 199(2):183-90. Abstract

Schwabe L, Bohringer A, Chatterjee M, Schächinger H: Effects of pre-learning stress on memory for neutral, positive and negative words: different roles of cortisol and autonomic arousal. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory 2008; 90(1):44-53. Abstract

Bach D, Schächinger H, Neuhoff JG, Esposito F, Di Salle F, Lehmann C, Herdener M, Scheffler M, Seifritz E: Rising sound intensity as an intrinsic warning cue. Cerebral Cortex, 2008; 18(1):145-50. Abstract

Savaskan E, Ehrhardt R, Schulz A, Walter M, Schächinger H: Post-learning Oxytocin modulates human memory for facial identity.  Psychoneuroendocrinology 2008; 33(3),368-74. Abstract

Savaskan E, Mueller SE, Bohringer A, Schulz A, Schächinger H: Antidepressive therapy with escitalopram improves mood, cognitive symptoms, and identity memory for negative facial stimuli in elderly depressed patients. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 2008;11(3), 381-388. Abstract


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Savaskan E, Mueller SE, Bohringer A, Philippsen C, Mueller-Spahn F, Schächinger H: Age determines memory for face identity and expression. Psychogeriatrics 2007; 7: 49–57.

Suter SE, Huggenberger HJ, Schächinger H: Cold Pressor Stress Reduces Left Cradling Preference in Nulliparous Female Volunteers. Stress 2007; 10 : 45-51. Abstract

Schwabe L, Szinnai G, Keller U, Schächinger H: Dehydration does not influence cardiovascular reactivity to behavioural stress in young healthy humans Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 2007; 27: 291–297. Abstract

Schwabe L, Oitzl MS, Philippsen C, Richter S, Bohringer A, Wippich W, Schächinger H : Stress modulates the use of spatial versus stimulus-response learning strategies in humans. Learn Mem 2007; 14:109-16. Abstract

Philippsen C, Hahn M, Schwabe L, Richter S, Drewe J, Schächinger H: Cardiovascular reactivity to mental stress is not affected by alpha2-adrenoreceptor activation or inhibition. Psychopharmacology 2007;190:181-8. Abstract


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Schächinger H, Klarhofer M, Linder L, Drewe J, Scheffler K: Angiotensin II decreases the renal MRI BOLD. Hypertension 2006; 47: 1062-6. Abstract

Cox DJ, Gonder-Frederick L, Ritterband L, Patel K, Schächinger H, Fehm-Wolfsdorf G, Hermanns N, Snoek F, Zrebiec J, Polonsky W, Schlundt D, Kovatchev B, Clarke W: Blood Glucose Awareness Training: What Is It, Where Is It, and Where Is It Going? Diabetes Spectrum 2006; 19: 43-9.


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Schächinger H, Hegar K, Hermanns N, Straumann M, Keller U, Fehm-Wolfsdorf, Berger W, Cox D: Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial of Blood Glucose Awareness Training (BGAT III) in Switzerland and Germany. J Behav Med; 2005, 13: 1-8. Abstract

Seiffert K, Hilbert E, Schächinger H, Zouboulis CC, Deter HC. Psychophysiological reactivity under mental stress in atopic dermatitis. Dermatology. 2005; 210: 286-93. 

Moor T, Mundorff L, Boehringer A, Philippsen C, Langewitz W, Tenes Reino S, Schächinger H: Evidence that baroreflex feedback influences long-term incidental visual memory in humans. Neurobiol Learning Mem, 2005, 84: 168-74. Abstract

Szinnai G, Schächinger H, Arnaud MJ, Linder L, Keller U: Effect of water deprivation on cognitive-motor performance in healthy men and women. Am J Physiol 2005; 289: R275-80. Abstract


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Cox DJ, Schächinger H: Incidents au volant et diabete: risques et prevention. Journ Annu Diabetol Hotel Dieu 2004; 33: 181-5.

Schächinger H, Dieterle T, Martina B, Haberthür C, Huber PR, Bock A, Drewe J, Gyr K: Increased Renovascular Response to Angiotensin II in Persons Genetically Predisposed to Arterial Hypertension Disappears After Chronic ACE Inhibition. Journal of Hypertension 2004; 22: 175-80. Abstract

Brody S, Keller U, Degen L, Cox D, Schächinger H: Selective processing of food words during insulin induced hypoglycemia in healthy humans. Psychopharmacology 2004; 173: 217-20. Abstract

Schächinger H, Port J, Brody S, Linder L, Wilhelm FH, Huber PR, Cox D, Keller U: Increased High-Frequency Heart Rate Variability During Insulin-Induced Hypoglycemia In Healthy Humans. Clinical Science 2004; 106: 583-8. Abstract

Nava E, Landau D, Brody S, Linder L, Schächinger H: Mental relaxation improves long-term incidental visual memory. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory 2004;81: 167-71. Abstract


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Haberthür C, Schächinger H, Seeberger M, Stebler Gysi C: Effect of non-hypotensive hemorrhage on plasma catecholamine levels and cardiovascular variability in man. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 2003; 23: 159-65. Abstract

Buchholz K, Schächinger H, Wagner M, Sharma AM, Deter HC: Reduced vagal activity in salt-sensitive subjects during mental challenge. Am J Hypertens 2003; 16: 531-6. Abstract

Schwarz AM, Schächinger H, Adler RH, Goetz SM: Hopelessness and heart rate variability during championship chess games. Psychosomatic Medicine 2003; 65: 658-81. Abstract

Cox DJ, Penberthy JK, Zrebiec J, Weinger K, Aikens JE, Frier B, Stetson B, DeGroot M, Trief P, Schächinger H, Hermanns N, Gonder-Frederick L, Clarke W: Diabetes and driving mishaps: Frequency and correlations from a multi-national survey. Diabetes Care 2003; 26: 2329-34.

Cron TA, Pouskoulas CD, Keller DI, Zaugg CE, Buser PT, Pfisterer ME, Osswald S, Hilti P, Schächinger H: Rate Response of a New Closed-Loop Stimulation Pacing System to Changing Preload and Afterload Conditions. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2003; 26: 1504-10. Abstract

Lüthy M, Blumenthal TD, Langewitz W, Kiss A, Keller U, Schächinger H: Prepulse inhibition of the human startle eye blink response by visual food cues. Appetite 2003; 41: 81-86. Abstract

Schächinger H, Cox D, Linder L, Brody S, Keller U: Cognitive and psychomotor function in hypoglycemia: response error patterns and retest reliability. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Behavior 2003; 75: 915-20. Abstract


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