Annabel Herzog

Annabel Herzog
University Medical Center Hamburg - Eppendorf · Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy

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Objective: A long duration of untreated mental illness (DUI) has been found to be associated with negative long-term outcomes. Although somatic symptom and related disorders are frequent in the general population and in primary care, data regarding the DUI of these disorders is scarce. The aim of this study was to investigate the DUI in patients w...
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Objective: To develop and validate a new self-report questionnaire for the assessment of the psychological features of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition somatic symptom disorder. Methods: The Somatic Symptom Disorder-B Criteria Scale (SSD-12) was developed in several steps from an initial pool of 98 items. The...
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To compare the predictive validity and clinical utility of DSM-IV somatoform disorders and DSM-5 Somatic Symptom Disorder (SSD) at 12-month follow-up. In a sample of psychosomatic inpatients (n=322, mean age=45.6years (SD 10.0), 60.6% females) we prospectively investigated DSM-IV somatoform disorders and the DSM-5 diagnosis of SSD plus a variety of...
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Psychological symptoms of somatoform disorders will be part of their new definition in DSM-5. We developed the Somatic Symptoms Experiences Questionnaire (SSEQ) as a self-report questionnaire to assess important psychological characteristics of patients with somatoform disorders. Item selection and identification of factor structure, as well as rel...
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Current diagnostic criteria for somatoform disorders demand revisions due to their insufficient clinical as well as scientific usability. Various psychological and behavioral characteristics have been considered for the proposed new category Somatic Symptom Disorder (SSD). With this study, we were able to jointly assess the validity of these variab...
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Objective: The terms somatoform disorder and functional disorder have been criticized for hindering rather than facilitating clinical communication, and physicians may rarely use these terms when communicating with patients who might be eligible for these diagnoses. However, no study has yet examined the extent to which patients at risk for these...
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The classification of somatoform disorders is currently being revised in order to improve its validity for the DSM-V and ICD-11. In this article, we compare the validity and clinical utility of current and several new diagnostic proposals of those somatoform disorders that focus on medically unexplained somatic symptoms. We searched the Medline, Ps...
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Single-cell recordings have indicated that visual stimuli elicit rapid waves of neuronal activation that propagate so fast that they might be free of intracortical feedback. Here, the time course of feedforward activation was traced by measuring pointing responses to color targets preceded by color primes initiating either the same or opposite resp...

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Kommunikative Kompetenzen von Ärztinnen und Ärzten – Pilotimplementierung, Begleitevaluation und Erarbeitung von Implementierungsstrategien für ein longitudinales Mustercurriculum Kommunikation in der Medizin (KomCur)