Publikaktionen der Abteilung in "peer reviewed" Journals

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2020 or 'in press'

Schulz A, Vögele C, Bertsch K, Bernard S, Münch EE, Hansen G, Naumann E, Schächinger H: Cardiac cycle phases affect auditory-evoked potentials, startle eye blink and pre-motor reaction times in response to acoustic startle stimuli. Int J Psychophysiol 2020, in press

Elwenspoek MMC, Hengesch X, Leenen FAD, Sias K, Fernandes SB, Schaan VK, Mériaux SB, Schmitz S, Bonnemberger F, Schächinger H, Vögele C, Muller CP, Turner JD: Glucocorticoid receptor signaling in leukocytes after early life adversity. Dev Psychopathol 2020; 32:853-863.

Hoffmann JM, Finke JB, Schächinger H, Schulz A, Vögele C, Spaderna H: Modulation of startle and heart rate responses by fear of physical activity in patients with heart failure and in healthy adults. Physiol Behav 2020; in press

Larra MF, Finke JB, Wascher E, Schächinger H: Disentangling sensorimotor and cognitive cardioafferent effects: A cardiac-cycle-time study on spatial stimulus-response compatibility. Sci Rep. 2020; in press

Finke JB, Schächinger H: Central Sympathetic Nervous System Effects on Cognitive-Motor Performance. Exp Psychol 2020; 67: 77-87.

Schaan VK, Schulz A, Bernstein M, Schächinger H, Vögele C: Effects of rejection intensity and rejection sensitivity on social approach behavior in women. PLoS One 2020; 15: e0227799.

Schulz A, Richter S, Ferreira de Sá DS, Vögele C, Schächinger H: Cortisol rapidly increases baroreflex sensitivity of heart rate control, but does not affect cardiac modulation of startle. Physiol Behav 2020; 215: 112792

Schaan VK, Schulz A, Rubel JA, Bernstein M, Domes G, Schächinger H, Vögele C: Childhood Trauma Affects Stress-Related Interoceptive Accuracy. Front Psychiatry 2019; 10: 750.

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Schulz A, Richter S, Ferreira de Sá DS, Vögele C, Schächinger H: Cortisol rapidly increases baroreflex sensitivity of heart rate control, but does not affect cardiac modulation of startle. Physiology & Behavior (2019; in press)

Schaan VK, Schulz A, Rubel JA, Bernstein M, Domes G, Schächinger H, Vögele C: Childhood Trauma Affects Stress-Related Interoceptive Accuracy. Front Psychiatry 2019; 10: 750

Elwenspoek MMC, Hengesch X, Leenen FAD, Sias K, Fernandes SB, Schaan VK, Mériaux SB, Schmitz S, Bonnemberger F, Schächinger H, Vögele C, Muller CP, Turner JD: Glucocorticoid receptor signaling in leukocytes after early life adversity. Dev Psychopathol 2019; 13:1-11

Bachmann P, Finke JB, Rebeck D, Zhang X, Larra MF, Koch KP, Turner JD, Schächinger H: Test-retest reproducibility of a combined physical and cognitive stressor. Biol Psychol 2019; 148: 107729

Schaan VK, Schulz A, Schächinger H, Vögele C: Parental divorce is associated with an increased risk to develop mental disorders in women. J Affect Disord 2019; 257: 91-99

Li-Tempel T, Suer T, Tempel T, Larra MF, Winnikes U, Schächinger H, Meyer J, Schote AB: Promoter haplotypes of the corticotropin-releasing hormone encoding gene modulate the physiological stress response in vitro and in vivo. Stress 2019; 22: 44-52

Schulz A, Schilling TM, Vögele C, Schächinger H: Visceral-afferent signals from the cardiovascular system, but not urinary urge, affect startle eye blink. Physiology & Behavior 2019; 199: 165-172

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Zhang X, Bachmann P, Schilling TM, Naumann E, Schächinger H, Larra MF: Emotional stress regulation: The role of relative frontal alpha asymmetry in shaping the stress response. Biol Psychol 2018; 138: 231-239.

Finke JB, Behrje A, Schächinger H: Acute stress enhances pupillary responses to erotic nudes: Evidence for differential effects of sympathetic activation and cortisol. Biol Psychol 2018; 137: 73-82

Li-Tempel T, Suer T, Tempel T, Larra MF, Winnikes U, Schächinger H, Meyer J, Schote AB: Promoter haplotypes of the corticotropin-releasing hormone encoding gene modulate the physiological stress response in vitro and in vivo. Stress 2018; 27: 1-9.

Schulz A, Schilling TM, Vögele C, Schächinger H: Visceral-afferent signals from the cardiovascular system, but not urinary urge, affect startle eye blink. Physiol Behav 2019; 199: 165-172.

Hengesch X, Elwenspoek MMC, Schaan VK, Larra MF, Finke JB, Zhang X, Bachmann P, Turner JD, Voegele C, Muller CP, Schächinger H: Blunted Endocrine Response to a Combined Physical-Cognitive Stressor in Adults with Early Life Adversity. Child Abuse & Neglect 2018; 85: 137-144.

Savaskan E, Summermatter D, Schroeder C, Schächinger H: Memory deficits for facial identity in patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (MCI). PLoS One 2018; 13: e0195693

Schwabe L, Schächinger H: Ten years of research with the Socially Evaluated Cold Pressor Test: Data from the past and guidelines for the future. Psychoneuroendocrinology 2018; 92: 155-61

Bachmann P, Zhang X, Larra MF, Rebeck D, Schönbein K, Koch KP, Schächinger H: Validation of an automated bilateral feet cold pressor test. Int J Psychophysiol 2018; 124: 62-70

Finke JB, Kalinowski GI, Larra MF, Schächinger H: The socially evaluated handgrip test: Introduction of a novel, time-efficient stress protocol. Psychoneuroendo-crinology 2018; 87: 141-6

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Finke JB, Larra MF, Merz MU, Schächinger H: Startling similarity: effects of facial self-resemblance and familiarity on the processing of emotional faces. PLoS One 2017; 12: e0189028

Finke JB, Zhang X, Best DR, Lass-Hennemann J, Schächinger H: Self-resemblance modulates processing of socio-emotional pictures in a context-sensitive manner: evidence from startle modification and heart rate deceleration. J Psychophysiol 2017 (in press)

Elwenspoek MMC, Hengesch X, Leenen FAD, Schritz A, Sias K, Schaan VK, Mériaux SB, Schmitz S, Bonnemberger F, Schächinger H, Vögele C, Turner JD, Muller CP: Proinflammatory T Cell Status Associated with Early Life Adversity. J Immunol 2017; 199: 4046-55

Hengesch X, Larra MF, Finke JB, Blumenthal TD, Schächinger H: Enhanced startle reflexivity during presentation of visual nurture cues in young adults who experienced parental divorce in early childhood. Int J Psychophysiol 2017; 120: 78-85

Larra MF, Behrje A, Finke JB, Blumenthal TD, Schächinger H: Filling the gap: Evidence for a spatial differentiation in trace eyeblink conditioning. Neurosci Lett 2017; 654: 33-37.

Finke JB, Deuter CE, Hengesch X, Schächinger H: The Time Course of Pupil Dilation Evoked by Visual Sexual Stimuli: Exploring the Underlying ANS Mechanisms. Psychophysiology 2017; 54: 1444-1458.

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Schulz A, Schilling TM, Vögele C, Larra MF, Schächinger H: Respiratory modulation of startle eye blink: a new approach to assess afferent signals from the respiratory system. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2016; 371 (1708).

Schächinger H: Stress, Psychobiologie eines Erfolgsrezeptes. Psychotherapie im Dialog (PiD) 2016; 17: 78-83 [eingeladenes Paper].

Forkmann T, Scherer A, Meessen J, Michal M, Schächinger H, Vögele C, Schulz A: Making sense of what you sense: Disentangling interoceptive awareness, sensibility and accuracy. Int J Psychophysiol 2016; 109: 71-80

Larra MF, Pramme L, Schächinger H, Frings C: Stress and selective attention: Immediate and delayed stress effects on inhibition of return. Brain Cogn 2016; 108: 66-72

Yurtsever T, Schilling TM, Kölsch M, Turner JD, Meyer J, Schächinger H, Schote AB: The acute and temporary modulation of PERIOD genes by hydrocortisone in healthy subjects. Chronobiol Int. 2016; 33: 1222-1234

Pramme L, Larra MF, Schächinger H, Frings C: Cardiac cycle time effects on selection efficiency in vision. Psychophysiology 2016; 53:´1702-1711

Li-Tempel T, Larra MF, Winnikes U, Tempel T, DeRijk RH, Schulz A, Schächinger H, Meyer J, Schote AB: Polymorphisms of genes related to the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis influence the cortisol awakening response as well as self-perceived stress. Biol Psychol 2016; 119: 112-21

Deuter CE, Schächinger H, Best D, Neumann R: Effects of two dominance manipulations on the stress response: Cognitive and embodied influences. Biol Psychol 2016; 119: 184-9

Schulz A, Matthey JH, Vögele C, Schaan V, Schächinger H, Adler J, Beutel ME, Michal M: Cardiac modulation of startle is altered in depersonalization-/derealization disorder: Evidence for impaired brainstem representation of baro-afferent neural traffic. Psychiatry Res 2016; 240: 4-10

Dierolf AM, Arlt LE, Roelofs K, Kölsch M, Hülsemann MJ, Schächinger H, Naumann E: Effects of basal and acute cortisol on cognitive flexibility in an emotional task switching paradigm in men. Hormones and Behavior 2016; 81, 12-9

Li-Tempel T, Larra MF, Sandt E, Mériaux SB, Schote AB, Schächinger H, Muller CP, Turner JD: The cardiovascular and hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis response to stress is controlled by glucocorticoid receptor sequence variants and promoter methylation. Clin Epigenetics 2016; 8: 12

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Elwenspoek MM, Hengesch X, Schächinger H, Muller CP, Turner JD. Increased methylation of the GR 1F promoter in post-institutionalized adults. Psychoneuroendocrinology 2016; 61:64

Pramme L, Schächinger H, Frings C. Baroreceptor activity impacts upon controlled but not automatic distractor processing. Biol Psychol 2015; 110: 75-84

Larra MF, Schilling TM, Röhrig P, Schächinger H. Enhanced stress response by a bilateral feet compared to a unilateral hand Cold Pressor Test. Stress 2015; 18: 589-96

Schulz A, Köster S, Beutel ME, Schächinger H, Vögele C, Rost S, Rauh M, Michal M. Altered patterns of heartbeat-evoked potentials in depersonalization/derealization disorder: neurophysiological evidence for impaired cortical representation of bodily signals. Psychosom Med 2015; 77: 506-16

Finke JB, Larra MF, Schilling TM, Lass-Hennemann J, Blumenthal TD, Schächinger H. Startle eye-blink modulation by facial self-resemblance and current mood. Int J Psychophysiol 2015; 96: 162-8

Kuehl LK, Deuter CD, Richter S, Schulz A, Rüddel H, Schächinger H: Two separable mechanisms are responsible for mental stress effects on high frequency heart rate variability: An intra-individual approach in a healthy and diabetic sample. Int J Psychophysiol 2015; 92: 299-303

Schulz A, de Sa D, Dierolf A, Lutz A, Dyck Z, Vögele C, Schächinger H: Short-term food deprication increases amplitudes of heart beat evoked potentials. Psychophysiology 2015; 52: 695-703

Peifer C, Schächinger H, Engeser S, Antoni CH: Cortisol effects on a flow-experience. Psychopharmacology 2015; 232: 1165-73

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Schilling TM, Larra MF, Deuter CE, Blumenthal TD, Schächinger H: Rapid Cortisol Enhancement of Psychomotor and Startle Reactions to Side-Congruent Stimuli in a Focused Cross-Modal Choice Reaction Time Paradigm. European Neuropsycho-Pharmacology 2014; 24: 1828-35.

De Sa D, Schulz A, Streit F, Turner JD, Oitzl MS, Blumenthal TD, Schächinger, H:Cortisol, but not intranasal insulin, affects the central processing of visual food cues. Psychoneuroendocrinoloy 2014; 50 : 311-20.

Deuter EC, Best D, Kuehl LK, Neumann R, Schächinger H: Effects of approach-aviodance related motor behavior on the startle response during emotional picture processing. Biological Psychology, 2014; 103 :292-6.

Peifer C, Schulz A, Schächinger H, Baumann N, Antoni CH: The Relation of Flow-Experience and Physiological Arousal Under Stress - Can U Shape It? Experimental Social Psychology 2014; 53: 62-69.

Pramme L, Larra MR. Schächinger H, Frings C: Cardiac cycle time effects on mask inhibition. Biol Psychol 2014; 100: 115-21.

Moeller B, Schächinger H, Frings C: Irrelevant stimuli and action control: analyzing the influence of ignored stimuli via the distractor-response binding paradigm. J Vis Exp 2014; 87 (doi: 10.3791/51571).

Michal M, Reuchlein B, Adler J, Reiner I, Beutel ME, Vögele C, Schächinger H, Schulz A: Striking discrepancy of anomalous body experiences with normal interoceptive accuracy in depersonalization-derealization disorder. PLoS One 2014; 9: e89823.

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. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory 2014; 109: 74-81.

Schilling TM, Ferreira de Sá DS, Westernhausen 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. Human Brain Mapping 2014; 35: 1944-56.

Ferreira De Sá DS, Plein DE, Schulz A, Oitzl MS, Blumenthal TB, Schächinger H: Accoustic startle reactivity while processing reward related food cues during food deprivation: evidence from women in different menstrual cycle phases and men. Psychophysiology 2014; 51: 159-67.

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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

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

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

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

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: 109-14.

Lass-Hennemann J, Deuter CE, Kuehl L, Schulz A, Blumenthal TD, Schächinger H: Do humans prefer similar or dissimilar mates? Facial self-resemblance influences physiological reactions but not subective ratings to erotic stimuli. Archives of Sexual Behavior 2011; 40: 1007-14.


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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

Nil R, Jacobshagen N, Schächinger H, Baumann P, Hoeck P, Haettenschwiler J, Ramseier F, Seifritz E, Holsboer-Trachsler E: Burnout - an analysis of the status quo. Schweiz Arch Neurol Psychiatr 2010; 160: 72-7.

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: Aversive associative conditioning of prepulses in a startle inhibition paradigm. Psychophysiology, 2009; 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, 2009 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, 2009; 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. Abstract


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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

Schächinger H: The startle reaction in emotion reseach. Schweiz Rundsch Med Prax 2003, 92: 1584-6


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Hegar KE, Schächinger H, Berger W: Reduktion der schweren Hypoglykämien unter funktioneller Insulintherapie des Typ 1 Diabetes. Schweizerische Rundschau für Medizin (Praxis) 2002; 91: 53-60

Seifritz E, Neuhoff JG, Bilicen D, Scheffler K, Mustovic H, Schächinger H, Elefante R, Di Salle F: Neural processing of auditory 'looming' in a juman brain. Current Biology 2002; 12: 2147-51


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Schächinger H, Weinbacher M, Kiss A, Ritz R, Langewitz W: Cardiovascular indices of peripheral and central sympathetic activation. Psychosomatic Medicine 2001; 63: 788-96

Buchholz K, Schächinger H, Wagner M, Schorr U, Sharma AM, Deter HC: Enhanced affective startle modulation in salt-sensitive subjects. Hypertension 2001; 38: 1325-9


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Muller B, Becker KL, Schächinger H, Rickenbacher PR, Huber PR, Zimmerli W, Ritz R: Calcitonin precursors are reliable markers of sepsis in a medical intensive care unit. Critical Care Medicine 2000; 28:977-83

Muller B, Becker KL, Kränzlin M, Schächinger H, Huber PR, Nylèn ES, Snider RH, White JC, Schmidt-Gayk H, Zimmerli W, Ritz R: Disordered calcium homeostasis of sepsis: association with calcitonin precursors. Europ J Clin Invest 2000; 30: 823-31

Drewe J,Ball HA, Beglinger C, Peng B, Kemmler A, Schächinger H, Haefeli WE: Effect of P-glycoprotein modulation on the clinical pharmacokinetics and adverse effects of morphine. Britisch Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 2000; 50:237-246

Schächiner H, Müller B, Strobel W, Drewe J, Ritz R: Effect of midazolam on transfer function between beat-to-beat blood pressure and inter-beat-interval length. British Journal of Anaesthesia 2000; 84: 316-22

Schächinger H, Grob M, Ritz R, Soler M: Mental stress increases right-heart afterload in severe-pulmonary hypertension. Clinical Physiology 2000; 20:483-487


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Haberthür C, Schächinger H, Langewitz W, Ritz R: Effect of beta blockade with and without sympathomimetic activity (ISA) on sympathovagal balance and baroreflex sensitivity. Clinical Physiology 1999; 19: 143-152

Schächinger H, Müller B, Strobel W, Langewitz W, Ritz R: Midazolam effect on prepulse inhibition of the acoustic blink reflex. Brit J Clin Pharmacol 1999; 47: 421-426

Elsasser S, Schächinger H, Strobel W: Adjunctive drug treatment in severe hypoxic respiratory failure. Drugs 1999; 58: 429-46


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Langewitz W, Kiss A, Schächinger H: Von der Wahrnehmung zum Symptom - vom Symptom zur Diagnose. Schweiz Med Wochenschr 1998; 128: 231-44

Stahl M, Berger W, Schächinger H, Cox D: Spouse's worries concerning diabetic partner's possible hypoglycemia (letter). Diabetes Med 1998; 15: 619-620

Dieterle T, Martina B, Schächinger H, Haberthür C, Gasser P: Effects of Acute ACE-Inhibition and Angiotensin II on Skin Blood Flow. Kidney Blood Press Res 1998; 21: 336-338


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Deter HC, Buchholz K, Schorr U, Schächinger H, Turan S, Sharma AM: Psychophysiological reactivity in salt-sensitive normotensive subjects. J Hypertens 1997; 15: 839-44

Schmieder RE, Rockstroh JK, Gatzka CD, Rüddel H, Schächinger H: Discontinuation of antihypertensive therapy: prevalence of relapses and predictors of successful withdrawal in a hypertensive community. Cardiology 1997; 88: 277-84

Schächinger H, Langewitz W: Twenty-four hour blood pressure monitoring. Bayllière's Clinical Anaestesiology 1997; 11:1-18


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Schächinger H, Langewitz W, Rüddel H, Tenes Reino S, Mulder LJM, van Roon A, Veldman JBP, Schmieder R, Schulte W: Spectral measures of short-term blood pressure and heart rate variations: methodological considerations. Hemeotasis 1996; 37: 97-105

Schächinger H, Bock A: Der Fall aus der Praxis. Leitsymptom: Proteinurie bei vorbestehendem Diabetes mellitus Typ II. Schweizerische Rundschau für Medizin (Praxis) 1996; 85: 699-700


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Schmeider RE, Veelken R, Gatzka CD, Rüddel H, Schächinger H: Predictors for hypertensive nephropathy: results of a 6-year follow-up study in essential hypertension. Journal of Hypertension 1995, 13: 357-365

Schobel HP, Schmieder RE, Hartmann S, Schächinger H, Gatzka CD: Bromokriptin bewirkt eine periphere, aber keine zentrale Sympathoinhibition während Baroreflextestung. Nieren- und Hochdruckkrankheiten 1995, 24:23-25

Schmieder RE, Otten H, Schächinger H, Rüddel H: Unzurechend kontrollierte Blutdruckwerte bei adipösen Hypertonikern. Nieren- und Hochdruckkrankheiten 1995, 24: 65-71

Schobel HP, Schmieder RE, Hartmann S, Schächiner H, Luft FC: Effects of bromocriptine on cardiovascular regulation in healthy humans. Hypertension 1995, 25: 1075-1982


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Schmieder RE, Schächinger H, Messerli FH: Accelerated decline in renal perfusion with aging in essential hypertension. Hypertension 1994, 23: 351-357

Langewitz W, Rüddel H, Schächinger H: Reduced parasympathetic cardiac control in patients with hypertension at rest and unter mental stress. American Heart Journal 1994, 127: 122-128

Schmieder RE, Gatzka C, Schobel H, Schächinger H, Weihprecht H: Renal hemodynamic response to stress is influenced by ACE-inhibitors. Clinical Nephrology 1994, 42: 381-388


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Schmieder RE, Gatzka C, Schächinger H, Schobel H, Rüddel H: Obesity as a determinant for response to antihypertensive treatment. British Medical Journal 1993, 307: 537-540

Rockstroh JK, Schächinger H, Schmieder RE: Effects of antihypertensive drugs on stress-induced blood pressure response. Primary Cardiology 1993, 19: 74-84

Schmieder RE, Rüddel H, Schächinger H, Bruns J, Schulte W: Renal hemodynamics and cardiovascular reactivity in prehypertensive stage. Behavioral Medicine 1993, 19: 5-12

Schmieder RE, Gatzka C, Klingbeil A, Rüddel H, Schächinger H, Tenes Reino S: Obese hypertensive patients are less effectively treated than lean hypertensices. Journal of Hypertension 1993, 11 (suppl 5): S348-S349

Rüddel H, Langewitz W, Bähr M, Düsterwald M, Schächinger H: Impact of dilevalol on hemodynamic changes during emotional stress. European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 1991, 40: 67-70


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Schulte W, Rüddel H, Schmieder R, Schächinger H, Bräutigam M, Welzel D: Pharmacologic modulation of stress-induced cardiovascular hyperreactivity in essential hypertension. Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 1992, 19 (Suppl 3): S70-S73

Schächinger H, Seidel C, Bung P, Tenes-Reino S, Langewitz W, Rüddel H: 24-Stunden-Langzeitblutdruckmessung bei genuiner Gestose und Pfropfgestose. Zeitschrift für Kardiologie 1992, 81 (Suppl 2): 71-73

Schmieder RE, Rüddel H, Schächinger H, Schulte W: Impact of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibition on the haemodynamic profile during laboratory stress tests. Journal of Human Hypertension 1992, 6: 227-232

Schmieder RE, Rüddel H, Schächinger H,Schulte W: Impact of antihypertensice therapy with isradipine and metoprolol on early markers of hypertensive nephropathy. American Journal of Hypertension 1992, 5: 318-321

Rockstroh JK, Schmieder RE, Schächinger H, Messerli FH: Stress response pattern in obesity and hypertension. Am J Cardiol 1992, 70: 1035-1039

Schächinger H, Schnell P, Langewitz W, Rüddel H, Schulte W: Adaption bei wiederholten 24-Stunden-Blutdruckmessungen. Medizinische Welt 1992, 43: 657-660


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Schächinger H, Schmieder R: Bedeutung der 24-Stunden Blutdruckmessung zur Erkennung hypertoniebedingter Endorganschädigung. Zeitschrift für Kardiologie 1991, 80 (Supply 1): 41-47

Langewitz W, Rüddel H, Schächinger H, Lepper W, Mulder LJM, Veldman JHP, van Roon A: Changes in sympathic and parasympathetic cardiac activation during mental load. An assessment by spectral analysis of heart rate variability. Homeostasis 1991, 33: 23-33

Schächinger H, Oelke M, Curio I, Langewitz W, Rüddel H, Schulte W: Impact of respiratory frequency on short-term blood pressure and heart rate variability- Journal of Hypertension 1991, 9 (Suppl 6): S330-S331

Schächinger H, Tenes-Reino S, Bruns J, Bung P, Langewitz W, Rüddel H: Verminderte zirkadiane Blutdruckrhythmik bei Gestose. Nieren- und Hochdruckkrankheiten 1991, 20: 528-530


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Schmieder R, Grube E, Rüddel H, Schächinger H, Schulte W: Relation of hemodynamic reaction during stress to left ventricular hypertrophy in essential hypertension. American Journal of Hypertension 1990, 3: 281-287.

Rüddel H, Napp-Zinn L, Schächinger H, May H, Langewitz W: Psychotrope Wirkungen von Captopril. Einfluß einer Kurzzeitbehandlung auf die Reaktions- und Konzentrationsfähigkeit sowie das räumliche Vorstellungsvermögen. Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift 1990, 115: 771-775.

Rüddel H, Bähr M, Langewitz M, Schächinger H, Schmieder R, Schulte W: Efficacy of long-term antihypertensive therapy with enalapril. Neuphron 1990, 55 (suppl 1): 77-80.


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Rüddel H, Bähr M, Schächinger H, Schmieder R, Ising G: Magnesium supplementation in patients with labile hypertension. Magnesium Bulletin 1989, 11: 93-99.

Langewitz W, Bähr M, Rüddel H, Schächinger H: 24-Std.-Blutdrucktagesprofile unter einer antihypertensiven Therapie mit einer Kobmination aus Verapamil und einem kalimsparenden Diuretikum. Herz/Kreislauf 1989, 21: 269-272.

Schmieder R, Bähr M, Langeweitz W, Rüddel H, Schächinger H, Schulte W: Efficacy of four antihypertensive drugs (clonidine, enapapril, nitrendipine, oxprenolol) on stress blood pressure. American Journal of Cardiology 1989. 63:1333-1338.

Langewitz W, Rüddel H, Schächinger H, Schmieder R: Standardized stress testing in the cardiovascular laboratory: has it any bearing on amulatory blood pressure values? Journal of Hypertension 1989, 7: S41-S48.

Schächinger H, Langewitz W, Schmieder R, Rüddel H: Comparison of parameters for assessing blood pressure and heart rate variability from non-invasive twenty-four-hour blood pressure monitoring. Journal of Hypertension 1989, 7 S81-84.


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Rüddel H, Langewitz W, Schächinger H, Schmieder R, Schulte W: Hemodynamic response pattern to mental stress, diagnostic and therapeutic implications- American Heart Journal 1988, 116: 617-627


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Schmieder R, Rüddel H, Schächinger H, Neuss H: How to perform mental stress tests. Journal of Human Hypertension 1987, 1: 223-228.


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