Centre and Discipline of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy

Publications

Publications by team members are listed here.

For further information contact the Centre director Winthrop Professor Florian Zepf.

2017

  • Mahfouda, S., Moore, J.K., Siafarikas, A., Lin, A.*, Zepf, F.D.* (joint last authors). Puberty suppression as an intervention for minors with gender dysphoria: Impetus, evidence and research priorities. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2017, accepted March.
  • Zepf, F.D., Rao, P., Runions, K.C., Stewart, R.M., Moore, J.K., Wong, J.W.Y., Linden, M., Sungurtekin, I., Glass, F. Eistrodt, L., Peetz, D., Hintereder, G., Schaab, M., Poustka, F., Wockel, L. Differences in serum Zinc levels in acutely ill and remitted adolescents and young adults with bulimia nervosa in comparison wit healthy controls - A cross-sectional pilot study. Accepted for publication (Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment).
  • Runions, K., Rao, P., Wong, J.W.Y., Zepf, F.D. ADHD and the encoding of emotional information. Acta Psychiatr Scand. (accepted for publication).
  • Albrecht, J.S., Bubenzer-Busch, S., Gallien, A., Knospe, E.L., Gaber, T.J., Zepf, F.D. Effects of a structured 20-session slow-cortical-potential-based neurofeedback program on attentional performance in children and adolescents with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: Retrospective analysis of an open-label pilot-approach and 6-month follow-up. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2017; 13:1.

2016

  • Wang, B., Isensee, C., Becker, A., Wong, J.W.Y., Eastwood, P.R., Huang, R.C., Runions, K.C., Stewart, R.M., Meyer, T., Bruni, L.G., Zepf, F.D., Rothenberger, A. Developmental Trajectories of Sleep Problems from Childhood to Adolescence Both Predict and Are Predicted by Emotional and Behavioral Problems. Front Psychol. 2016 Dec 1;7:1874.
  • Linden, M., Helmbold, K., Kempf, J., Sippas, S., Filss, C., Langen, K.J., Eisert, A., Zepf, F.D. Dietary tryptophan depletion in humans using a simplified two amino acid formula - a pilot study. Food Nutr Res. 2016 Dec 16;60:29272. doi: 10.3402/fnr.v60.29272.
  • Eisner, P., Klasen, M., Wolf, D., Zerres, K., Eggermann, T., Eisert, A., Zvyagintsev, M., Sarkheil, P., Mathiak, K.A., Zepf, F.D., Mathiak, K. Cortico-limbic connectivity in MAOA-L carriers is vulnerable to acute tryptophan depletion. Hum Brain Mapp. 2016 Dec 9. doi: 10.1002/hbm.23475. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Borgs, G.P., Runions, K., Biskup, C.S., Konigschulte, W., Rao, P., Wong, J.W.Y., Moore, J.K., Stewart, R.M., Zepf, F.D. Reactive aggression in young patients with ADHD-a critical role for small provocations. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 2016 Dec;134(6):566-568. doi: 10.1111/acps.12661.
  • Rao, P., Moore J.K., Stewart, R., Runions, K., Bear, N., Wong, J.W.Y., Holtmann, M., Zepf, F.D. Bipolar disorder in children and adolescents: diagnostic inpatient rates from 2000 to 2013 in Germany. Int J Bipolar Disord. 2016 Dec;4(1):23.
  • Yu, X., Liu, L., Chen, W., Cao, Q., Zepf, F.D., Gongjun, Ji, G., Wu, Z., An, L., Wang, P., Qian, Q., Zang, Y., Sun, L., Wang, Y. Integrity of amygdala subregion-based functional networks and emotional lability in drug-naive boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Attention Disorders (accepted for publication).
  • Roden, I., Frankenberg, E., Friedrich, K.E., Zepf, F.D., Kreutz, G., Grube, D., Bongard, S. Effects of instrumental music training on the provocation of reactive aggressive behavior - Psychophysiological and subjective stress responses in primary school children. Learning and Instruction (accepted for publication).
  • Knospe, E., Gaber, T.J., Aretz, P., Wong, J., Zepf, F.D. A web-based teaching module on the administration of EEG-based neurofeedback for the treatment of ADHD. Translational Developmental Psychiatry 2016, 4: 30339 - http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/tdp.v4.30339
  • Biskup, C.S., Helmbold, Baurmann, D., Klasen, M., Gaber, T.J., Bubenzer-Busch, S., Konigschulte, W., Fink, G.R., Zepf, F.D. Resting State Default Mode Network Connectivity in Children and Adolescents with ADHD after Acute Tryptophan Depletion. Acta Psychiatrica (in press), 2016
  • Porter, M., Nuntavisit, L. An Evaluation of Multisystemic Therapy with Australian Families. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy (in press), 2016
  • Rao, P., Zepf, F.D., Chakrabarti, I., Sigalas, P. Atypical antipsychotic prescribing patterns amongst Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) clinicians in a defined National Health Service (NHS) Trust. Translational Developmental Psychiatry 4: 28537, 2016
  • Helmbold, K., Zvyagintsev, M., Dahmen, B., Biskup, C.S., Bubenzer-Busch, S., Gaber, T.J., Klasen, M., Eisert, A., Konrad, K., Habel, U., Herpertz-Dahlmann, B., Zepf F.D. Serotonergic Modulation of Resting State Default Mode Network Connectivity in Healthy Women. Amino Acids 48(4): 1109-20. doi: 10.1007/s00726-015-2137-4. Epub 2016 Jan 14, 2016
  • Liu, L., Chen, W., Vitoratou, S., Su, L., Xiaoyan Y, Hagger-Johnson, G., Wu, Z., Yang, L., Qian, Q., Wan, Y.. Is Emotional Lability (EL) distinct from `Angry/Irritable Mood?, `Negative Affect? or other subdimensions of oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) in children with ADHD.Journal of Attention Disorders Feb 3. pii: 1087054715624228, 2016
  • Huss, M. Chen, W., Ludolph, A. Guanfacine Extended Release: A New Pharmacological Treatment Option in Europe. Clinical Drug Investigation DOI:10.1007/s40261-015-0336-0, 2016

2015

  • Bubenzer-Busch, S., Herpertz-Dahlmann, B., Kuzmanovic, B., Gaber, T.J., Helmbold, K., Ullisch, M.G., Baurmann, D., Eickhoff, S.B., Fink, G.R., Zepf F.D. Neural correlates of reactive aggression in children with ADHD and comorbid disruptive behavior disorders. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica Aug 21. doi: 10.1111/acps.12475, 2015 [Epub ahead of print]
  • Sanchez, C.L., Van Swearingen, A.E.D., Arrant, A.E., Biskup, C.S., Kuhn, C,M., Zepf, F.D. Simplified dietary acute tryptophan depletion: Effects of a novel amino acid mixture on the neurochemistry of C57BL/6J mice. Food and Nutrition Research 2015 Aug 13;59:27424. doi: 10.3402/fnr.v59.27424. eCollection, 2015
  • Gaber, T.J., Dingerkus, V.L.S., Crockett, M.J., Bubenzer-Busch, S., Helmbold, K., Sanchez, C.L., Dahmen, B., Herpertz-Dahlmann, B., Zepf, F.D. Studying the effects of dietary body weight adjusted acute tryptophan depletion on punishment-related behavioral inhibition. Food and Nutrition Research Aug 11;59:28443. doi: 10.3402/fnr.v59.28443. eCollection, 2015
  • Helmbold, K., Zvyagintsev, M., Dahmen, B., Bubenzer-Busch, S., Gaber, T.J., Crockett, M.J., Klasen, M., Sanchez, C.L., Eisert, A., Konrad, K., Habel, U, Herpertz-Dahlmann, B., Zepf, F.D. Effects of serotonin depletion on punishment processing in the orbitofrontal and anterior cingulate cortices of healthy women. European Neuropsychopharmacology Feb 28. pii: S0924-977X(15)00040-1. doi: 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2015.02.007, [Epub ahead of print], 2015
  • Hildebrand, P., Konigschulte, W., Gaber, T.J., Bubenzer-Busch, S., Helmbold, K., Biskup, C.S., Langen, K.J., Fink, G.R., Zepf, F.D. Effects of dietary tryptophan and phenylalanine-tyrosine depletion on phasic alertness in healthy adults - A pilot study. Food and Nutrition Research Apr 29;59:26407. doi: 10.3402/fnr.v59.26407. eCollection, 2015
  • Biskup, C.S., Gaber, T.J., Helmbold, K., Bubenzer-Busch, S., Zepf F.D. Amino acid challenge and depletion techniques in human functional neuroimaging studies ? An overview. Amino Acids 47(4): 651-683, 2015
  • Biskup, C.S., Konigschulte, W., Jan?en, M., Hagenah, U., Zepf F. D. Neue Drogen ? Eine Ubersicht. Padiatrie Up2date 1: DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0034-1391279, 2015
  • Cordes, J.S., Mathiak, K.A., Dyck, M., Alawi, E.M., Gaber, T.J., Zepf, F.D., Klasen, M., Zvyagintsev, M., Gur, R.C, Mathiak, K. Cognitive and neural strategies during control of the anterior cingulate cortex by fMRI neurofeedback in patients with schizophrenia. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience Jun 25;9:169. eCollection, 2015
  • Mathiak, K.A., Alawi, E.M., Koush, Y., Dyck, M., Cordes, J.S., Gaber, T.J., Zepf F.D., Palomero-Gallagher, N., Sarkheil, P., Bergert, S., Zvyagintsev, M., Mathiak, K. Social reward improves the voluntary control over localized brain activity in fMRI-based neurofeedback training. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience Jun 3;9:136, 2015
  • Schneider, I., Regenbogen, C., Kohn, N., Zepf, F.D., Bubenzer-Busch, S., Schneider, F., Gur, R.C., Habel, U. Reduced responsiveness to social provocation in autism spectrum disorder. Autism Research Jan 21. Doi: 10.1002/aur.1446 [Epub ahead of print], 2015
  • Zepf, F.D., Rao, P., Moore, J.K., Stewart, R., Martinez Ladino, Y., Hartmann, B.T. Human breast milk and adipokines ? A potential role for the soluble leptin receptor (sOb-R) in the regulation of infant energy intake and development. Medical Hypotheses 86:53-5. doi: 10.1016/j.mehy.2015.11.014. Epub 2015 Nov 27, 2016
  • Rao, P., Moore, J.K., Stewart, R.M., Hood, S., Runions, K., Zepf F.D. Diagnostic inexactitude ? Reframing and relabelling Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder for ICD-11 does not solve the problem. Medical Hypotheses 85(6): 1035-6. doi: 10.1016/j.mehy.2015.10.008. Epub 2015 Oct 23, 2015
  • Runions, K., Stewart, R.M., Moore, J., Martinez Ladino, Y., Rao, P., Zepf, F.D. Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder in ICD-11 ? A new disorder or ODD with a specifier for chronic irritability? European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Nov 17. [Epub ahead of print], 2015
  • Zepf, F.D., Stewart, R.M. Inflammation, immunity and suicidality: A potential role for autoantibodies against neurotransmitters and antiphospholipid syndrome? Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 133(3): 249-50, 2015
  • Zepf, F.D., Hood, S., Guillemin G.J. Food and your mood: Nutritional psychiatry. The Lancet Psychiatry Vol. 2 e19, 2015
  • Sanchez, C.L., Biskup, C.S., Herpertz, S., Gaber, T.J., Kuhn, C.M., Hood, S.H., Zepf, F.D. The role of serotonin (5-HT) in behavioral control: Findings from animal research and clinical implications. The International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology 2015 May 19. pii: pyv050. doi: 10.1093/ijnp/pyv050. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Garcia Rosales, A., Vitoratou, S., Banaschewski, T., Asherson, P., Buitelaar, J., Oades, R.D., Rothenberger, A., Steinhausen, H.-C., Faraone, S.V., Chen, W. Are all the 18 DSM-IV and DSM-5 criteria equally useful for diagnosing ADHD and predicting comorbid conduct problems? European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 1-13, 2015
  • Shu, C., Limburg, K., Harris, C., McCormack, J., Hoiles, K.J., Hamilton, M.J., & Watson, H.J. Clinical presentations of eating disorders in young males at a tertiary setting. Journal of Eating Disorders 3:39, 2015
  • O?Brien, A., Watson, H.J., Hoiles, K.J., Egan, S.J., Anderson, R.A., Hamilton, M.H., Shu, C., McCormack, J. Eating Disorder Examination: Factor structure and norms in a clinical female pediatric eating disorder sample. International Journal of Eating Disorders 49(1):107-10, 2015
  • Hamilton, M.J., Hunna, H.J., Egan, S. J., Hoiles, K.J., Harper, E., McCormack, J., Shu, C., Forbes, D.A. Brief report: Correlates of inpatient psychiatric admission in children and adolescents with eating disorders. Journal of Adolescence 41:105-8, 2015

2014

  • Zepf, F.D., Dingerkus, V.L.S., Helmbold, K., Bubenzer, S., Herpertz-Dahlman, B., Kratzsch, J., Eisert, A., Rink, L., Hagenah, U., Gaber, T.J. Decreased brain serotonin synthesis is associated with reduced availability of the soluble leptin receptor in healthy women. Journal of Neural Transmission Mar;122(3):343-8. doi: 10.1007/s00702-014-1292-1. Epub 2014 Sep 10, 2014
  • Sanchez, C.L., Van Swearingen, A.E.D., Arrant, A.E., Kuhn, C.M., Zepf, F.D. Dietary manipulation of serotonergic and dopaminergic function C57BL/6J mice with amino acid depletion mixtures. Journal of Neural Transmission Feb;121(2):153-62. doi: 10.1007/s00702-013-1083-0. Epub 2013 Sep 24, [Epub ahead of print], 2014
  • Zepf, F.D. Achtung! Kinderseele. New Child and Adolescent Mental Health Foundation in Germany. 37th IACAPAP Bulletin, pp24: February, 2014
  • Zepf, F.D. Young Investigators in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (YICAP). 37th IACAPAP Bulletin, pp24: February, 2014
  • Merwood, A. Chen, W., Rijsdijk, F., Skirrow, C., Larsson, H., Thapar, A., Kuntsi, J., Asherson, P. Genetic associations between the symptoms of ADHD and Emotional Lability in child and adolescent twins. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 53(2): 209-220, 2014
  • Alman,J., Hoiles, K.J., Watson, H.J., Egan, S.J., Hamilton, M., McCormack, J., Potts, J., Forbes, D.A., Shu, C. A decade of data from a specialist statewide child and adolescent eating disorder service: does local service access correspond with the severity of medical and eating disorder symptoms at presentation? Journal of Eating Disorders 2(1):32. doi: 10.1186/s40337-014-0032-0. eCollection, 2014
  • Nemba, K., Lewis, B., Watson, H. J,. Hoiles, K., Forbes, D. Serum ferritin and nutritional status: insights from an eating disorders clinic population. Archives of Disease in Childhood 99(3):221-4, 2014
  • Goodier, G.H.G., McCormack, J., Egan, S., Watson, H.J., Hoiles, K.J., Todd, G., Treasure, J. Parent skills training treatment for parents of children and adolescents with eating disorders: A qualitative study. International Journal of Eating Disorders 47(4): 368-75, 2014
  • Walker, T., Watson, H.J., Leach, D.J., McCormack, J., Tobias, K., Hamilton, M.J., & Forbes, D.A. (2014). Comparative study of children and adolescents referred for eating disorder treatment at a specialist tertiary setting. International Journal of Eating Disorders 47(1): 47-53,2014
  • Watson, H.J., Hoiles, K.J., Egan, S.J., Limburg, K. Normative data for female adolescents with eating disorders on the Multidimensional Anxiety Scale for Children. International Journal of Eating Disorders 47(5): 471-4, 2014
  • Watson, H.J., Egan, S.J., Limburg, K., Hoiles, K.J. Normative data for female adolescents with eating disorders on the Children?s Depression Inventory. International Journal of Eating Disorders 47(6): 666-70, 2014
  • Formby, P., Watson, H.J., Hilyard, A., Martin, K., Egan, S.J. Examination of the psychometric properties of the Compulsive Exercise Test in an adolescent eating disorder population. Eating Behaviors 15(4): 555-7

2013

  • Helmbold, K., Bubenzer, S., Dahmen, B., Eisert, A., Gaber, T.J., Habel, U., Konrad, K., Herpertz-Dahlmann, B., Zepf, F.D. Influence of acute tryptophan depletion on verbal declarative episodic memory in young adult females. Amino Acids Nov;45(5):1207-19. doi: 10.1007/s00726-013-1582-1. Epub 2013 Sep 27, 2013
  • Polier, G.G., Biskup, C.S., Kotting, W.F., Bubenzer, S., Helmbold, K., Eisert, A., Gaber, T.J., Zepf, F.D. Change in electrodermal acitivity after acute tryptophan depletion associated with aggression in young people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Journal of Neural Transmission 121(4):451-5. doi: 10.1007/s00702-013-1119-5. Epub 2013 Dec 1, 2014
  • Gaber, T.J., Bouyrakhen, S., Herpertz-Dahlmann, B., Hagenah, U., Holtmann, M., Freitag, C.M., Wockel, L., Poustka, F., Zepf, F.D. Migration background and juvenile mental health: a descriptive retrospective analysis of diagnostic rates of psychiatric disorders in young people. Global Health Action 6: 20187. doi: 10.3402/gha.v6i0.20187, 2013
  • Zepf, F.D., Landgraf, M., Biskup, C.S., Dahmen, B., Poustka, F., Wockel, L. & Stadler, C. No effect of acute tryptophan depletion on verbal declarative memory in young persons with ADHD. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 128(2): 133-41, 2013
  • Mette, C., Zimmermann, M., Grabemann, M., Abdel-Hamid, M., Uekermann, J., Biskup, C.S.,Wiltfang, J., Zepf, F.D. & Kis, B. (2012) The impact of acute tryptophan depletion on attentional performance in adult patients with ADHD. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 128(2): 124-32, 2013
  • Grabemann, M., Mette, C., Zimmermann, M., Heinrich, V., Uekermann, J., Abdel-Hamid, M., Wiltfang, J., Zepf, F.D., Kis, B. * No clear effects of acute tryptophan depletion on processing affective prosody in male adults with ADHD. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 128(2): 142-8, 2013
  • Holtmann, M., Poustka, L., Zepf, F.D., Banaschewski, T., Priller, J., Bolte, S., Legenbauer, T. Severe Affective and Behavioral Dysregulation in Youths is Associated with a Pro- inflammatory State. Zeitschrift fur Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie und ?psychotherapie 41(6):393-9, 2013
  • Maier, A., Ernst, J.P., Muller, S., Gross, D., Zepf, F.D., Herpertz-Dahlmann, B., Hagenah, U.. Self-Perceived Stigmatization in Female Patients with Anorexia Nervosa - Results from an Explorative Retrospective Pilot Study of Adolescents. Psychopathology 47(2):127-32. doi: 10.1159/000350505. Epub 2013 Jul 5, 2014
  • Zepf, F.D. Acute tryptophan depletion - A translational research method for studying the impact of central nervous system serotonin function. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 128(2):105-6. doi: 10.1111/acps.12162, 2013
  • Zepf, F.D. Translational research from a developmental viewpoint ? Embarking on a neuroscientific journey. Translational Developmental Psychiatry 1: 21623 - http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/tdp.v1i0.21623, 2013
  • Polier, G.G., Zepf, F.D. (2013). Physiosomatic complaints, immune-inflammatory pathways, and serotonin-related mood symptoms: relevance for tryptophan-related challenge procedures and clinical considerations with respect to DSM-V. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 2013 Sep 30. doi: 10.1111/acps.12197. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Zepf, F.D. DGKJP 33rd Congress. 34th IACAPAP Bulletin, pp14: June, 2013
  • Mariano, P., Watson, H.J., Leach, D.J., McCormack, J., Forbes, D. Parent-child concordance in reporting of child eating disorder pathology as assessed by the Eating Disorder Examination. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 46, 617-625, 2013
  • Watson, H.J., McCormack, J., Hoiles, K., Forbes, D., Potts, J. The HOPE (Helping to Outline Paediatric Eating Disorders) Project: Development and debut of a paediatric clinical eating disorder registry. Journal of Eating Disorders 1, 30, 2013
  • Moore, J.K., Watson, H.J., Harper, E., McCormack, J., Nguyen, T. Psychotropic drug prescribing in an Australian child and adolescent eating disorder service: A retrospective study. Journal of Eating Disorders 1, 27, 2013
  • Liley, L., Watson, H.J., Seah, E., Priddis, L.E, Kane, R.T. A controlled study of personality traits in female adolescents with eating disorders. Clinical Psychologist 17, 115-121, 2013
  • McCormack, J., Watson, H.J., Harris, C., Potts, J., Forbes, D. A hub and spokes approach to building community capacity for eating disorders in rural Western Australia. Australian Journal of Rural Health 21, 8-12, 2013
  • Moore, J.K., Watson, H.J., Harper, E., McCormack, J., Nguyen, T. Psychotropic drug prescribing in an Australian child and adolescent eating disorder service: A retrospective study. Journal of Eating Disorders 1, 27, 2013
  • Liley, L., Watson, H.J., Seah, E., Priddis, L.E, Kane, R.T. A controlled study of personality traits in female adolescents with eating disorders. Clinical Psychologist 17, 115-121, 2013
  • McCormack, J., Watson, H.J., Harris, C., Potts, J., Forbes, D. A hub and spokes approach to building community capacity for eating disorders in rural Western Australia. Australian Journal of Rural Health 21, 8-12, 2013
  • Fursland, A., Watson, H. J. Enhanced cognitive behavioral therapy approach to counseling clients with eating disorders. In Choate, L. (Ed.), Eating disorders and obesity: A counselor?s guide to treatment and prevention (pp. 287-308). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association Press, 2013
  • Watson, H. J., McCormack, J. Eating disorders and obesity: Conflict and common ground in health promotion. In R. Ahmed & B. R. Bates (Eds.). Health Communication and Mass Media: An Integrated Approach to Policy and Practice (pp. 211-228). London: Gower, 2013

2012

  • Kotting, W.F., Bubenzer, S., Helmbold, K. Eisert, A., Gaber, T.J., Zepf, F.D. Effects of acute tryptophan depletion on reactive aggression and aggressive decision-making in young people with ADHD. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 128(2): 114-23, 2012
  • Biskup, C.S., Sanchez, C.L., Arrant, A., van Swearingen, A., Kuhn, C., Zepf, F.D. Effects of Acute Tryptophan Depletion on Brain Serotonin Function and Concentrations of Dopamine and Norepinephrine in C57BL/6J and BALB/cJ mice. PLoS One 2012;7(5): e35916. Epub 2012 May 21, 2012
  • Dingerkus, V.L.S., Gaber, T.J., Helmbold, K., Bubenzer, S., Eisert, A., Sanchez, C.L., Zepf, F.D. Acute tryptophan depletion in accordance with body weight: Influx of amino acids accross the blood-brain barrier. Journal of Neural Transmission Sep; 119(9): 1037-45. Epub 2012 May 24, 2012
  • Trautmann, M., Zepf, F.D. Attentional performance, age and scholastic achievement in healthy children. PLoS One 7(3): e32279. Epub 2012 Mar 29, 2012
  • Zimmermann, M., Grabemann, M., Mette, C., Abdel-Hamid, M., Uekermann, J., Kraemer, M., Daum, I., Wiltfang, J., Kis, B., Zepf, F.D. Effects of rapid tryptophan depletion on reactive aggression in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). PLoS One 7(3):e32023. Epub 2012 Mar 14, 2012
  • Zepf, F.D., Sungurtekin, I., Glass, F., Elstrodt, L., Peetz, D., Hintereder, G., Kratzsch, J., Biskup, C.S., Poustka, F., Wockel, L. Differences in zinc status and the leptin axis in anorexic and recovered adolescents and young adults ? A pilot study. Food and Nutrition Research 56. doi: 10.3402/fnr.v56i0.10941. Epub 2012 Mar 1., 2012
  • Zepf, F.D., Sungurtekin, I., Glass, F., Elstrodt, L., Peetz, D., Kratzsch, J., Hintereder, G., Poustka, F., Herpertz-Dahlmann, B., Wockel, L. Differences in serum Zn levels in acutely ill and recovered adolescents and young adults with anorexia nervosa. European Eating Disorders Review doi: 10.1002/erv.1164 [Epub ahead of print], 2012
  • Lempp, T.J., Neuhoff, N., Renner, T., Vloet, T.D., Fischer, H., Stegemann, T., Zepf, F.D., Roessner, V., Koelch, M., Haessler, F., Mattejat, F., Lehr, D., Bachmann, C.J. Who wants to become a Child Psychiatrist? Lessons for future Recruitment Strategies from a Students? Survey at German Medical Schools. Academic Psychiatry 36(3): 246-51, 2012
  • Lempp, T.J., Neuhoff, N., Renner, T., Vloet, T.D., Fischer, H., Stegemann, T., Zepf, F.D., Roessner, V., Koelch, M., Haessler, F., Mattejat, F., Lehr, D., Bachmann, C.J. Was erwarten Medizinstudenten von Vorlesungen in der Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie? [What do medical students expect of lectures in child and adolescent psychiatry?] Zeitschrift fur Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie 40(2):105-112, 2012
  • Zepf, F.D. Principles of Rapid Tryptophan Depletion and its Use in Research on Neuropsychiatric Disorders. In: Amino Acids in Human Nutrition and Health. D'Mello J.P.F. (Ed). CABI Publishing, Oxfordshire, 418-426, 2012 (ISBN-10: 1845937988; ISBN-13: 978-1845937980), 2012
  • Zepf, F.D., Holtmann, M. Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder. In: IACAPAP e-Textbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Rey, J.M. (Ed.). International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAP), Geneva, 2012 (ISBN: 978-0-646-57440-0), 2012
  • Banaschewski, T., Jennen-Steinmetz, C., Brandeis, D., Buitelaar, J.K., Kuntsi, J., Poustka, L., Sergeant, J.A., Sonuga-Barke, E.J., Frazier-Wood, A.C., Albrecht, B., Chen, W., Uebel, H., Schlotz, W., van der Meere, J.J., Gill, M., Manor, I., Miranda, A., Mulas, F., Oades, R.D., Roeyers, H., Rothenberger, A., Steinhausen, H.C., Faraone, S.V., Asherson, P.Neuropsychological correlates of emotional lability in children with ADHD. Journal of Child Psycholology and Psychiatry 53(11): 1139-48, 2012
  • Toplak, M.E., Sorge, G.B., DaFlora, D.B., Chen, W., Banaschewski, T., Buitelaar, J., Ebstein, R., Eisenberg, J., Franke, B., Gill, M., Manor, I., Miranda, A., Mulas, F., Oades, R.D., Roeyers, H., Rothenberger, A., Sergeant, J., Sonuga-Barke, E., Steinhausen, H.-C., Thompson, M., Asherson, P., Faraone, S.V.The hierarchical factor model of ADHD: Invariant across age and national groupings? Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry53(3): 292-303, 2012

2011

  • Zepf, F.D., Vloet, T.D., Polier, G.G., Baurmann, D., Bubenzer, S., Helmbold, K., Gaber, T.J., Schmidt, T., Herpertz-Dahlmann, B., Wockel, L. No association between affective and behavioral dysregulation and parameters of thyroid function in youths. Journal of Affective Disorders 134(1-3): 478-482, 2011
  • Bubenzer, S., Gaber, T.J., Baurmann, D., Helmbold, K., Wockel, L., Zepf, F.D. Inpatient treatment of conduct disorders in childhood and adolescence ? A retrospective analysis of case numbers and treatment duration. Journal of Pediatric Sciences 3(3): e88, 2011
  • Zepf, F.D., Gaber, T.J., Bubenzer, S., Helmbold, K., Vloet, T.D., Holtmann, M., Magnus, S., Poustka, F., Wockel, L. Reduced central nervous 5-HT neurotransmission in youth with ADHD influences ratings of a virtual opponent?s extraversion ? Effects of trait-aggression. Journal of Pediatric Sciences 3(2): e73, 2011
  • Zepf, F.D. Commentary on Bell & Collins (2011): Out-patients management of gamma-hydroxy butyric acid (GHB) withdrawal ? an alternative strategy for the future? Addiction 106(2): 448, 2011
  • Zepf, F.D. ADHD experts from all over the world meet in Berlin. 30th IACAPAP Bulletin, pp27: November, 2011
  • Zepf, F.D. The XXXII Congress of the DGKJP in Essen. 29th IACAPAP Bulletin, pp23-24: June, 2011
  • Wade, T. & Watson, H. Psychotherapies in eating disorders. In J. Treasure & J. Alexander (Eds), A collaborative approach to eating disorders. London: Routledge, 2011
  • Watson, H.J. Combined psychological and pharmacological treatment of pediatric anxiety disorders. In D. McKay & E.A. Storch (Eds.) (pp. 379-402), Handbook of child and adolescent anxiety disorders. New York: Springer Publishing, 2011

2010

  • Zepf, F.D., Gaber, T.J., Baurmann, D., Bubenzer, S., Konrad, K., Herpertz-Dahlmann, B., Stadler, C., Poustka, F., Wockel, L. Serotonergic neurotransmission and lapses of attention in children and adolescents with ADHD: Availability of tryptophan influences attentional performance. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology 13(7): 933-41, 2010
  • Vloet, T.D., Marx, I., Kahraman-Lanzerath, B., Zepf, F.D., Herpertz-Dahlmann, B., Konrad, K. Neuropsychological assessment of?basalganglia dysfunction in children with ADHD and OCD. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology 38(7): 961-969, 2010
  • Wockel, L., Goth, K., Zepf, F.D., Matic, N., Holtmann, M., Herpertz-Dahlmann, B., Poustka, F. Psychopharmakotherapie verbessert das psychosoziale Funktionsniveau bei adoleszenten Patienten mit Symptomatik einer Borderline-Personlichkeitsstorung. Praxis der Kinderpsychologie und Kinderpsychiatrie 59(4): 282-301, 2010
  • Holtmann, M., Duketis, E., Zepf, F.D., Poustka, F., Boelte, S. Bipolar disorder in children and adolescents in Germany: National trends in the rates of inpatients. Bipolar Disorders 12(2): 155-163, 2010
  • Mathiak, K.A., Koush, Y., Dyck, M., Gaber, T.J., Zepf, F.D., Zvyagintsev, M., Mathiak, K. Social reinforcement can regulate localized brain activity. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience 260 Suppl 2: S132-6. Epub 2010 Oct 9, 2010
  • Wockel, L., Goth, K., Matic, N., Zepf, F.D., Holtmann, M., Poustka, F. Psychopharmakotherapie einer ambulanten und stationaren Inanspruchnahmepopulation adoleszenter Patienten mit Borderline-Personlichkeitsstorung. Zeitschrift fur Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie und Psychotherapie 38(1): 37-49, 2010
  • Zepf, F.D. ADHD and co-varying aggression ? A relationship with serotonin- dependent impulsive and physiological trait-moderators? Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica 121: 81-83, 2010
  • Sobanski, E., Babaschewski, T., Asherson, P., Buitelaar, J., Chen, W., Franke, B., Holtmann, M., Drumm, B., Sergenat, J., Sonuga-Barke, E., Stringaris, A., Taylor, E., Anney, R., Ebstein, R., Gill, M., Miranda, A., Mula, F., Oades, R., Roeyers, H., Rohengerger, R., Steinhausen, H.C., Faraone, S.V. Lability in children and adolescents with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Clinical Correlates and familial prevalence.Journal of Child Psychololgy and Psychiatry 51 (8): 915-23, 2010
  • Helps, S.K., Broyd, S.J., James, C.J., Karl, A., Chen, W., Sonuga-Barke, E.J. Altered spontaneous low frequency brain activity in Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Brain Research 1322: 134?143, 2010
  • Uebel, H., Albrecht, B., Asherson, P., Borger, N.A., Butler, L., Chen, W., Christiansen, H., Heise, A., Kuntsi, J., Schafer, U., Andreou, P., Manor, I., Marco, R., Meidad, S., Miranda, A., Mulligan, A., Oades, R.D., van der Meere, J., Faraone, S.V., Rothenberger, A., Banaschewski, T. Performance variability, impulsivity errors and the impact of incentives as gender-independent endophenotypes for ADHD. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 51(2): 210-8, 2010
  • Watson, H. J., Anderson, R., Rees, C. Evidence-based clinical management of obsessive-compulsive disorder. In R. Carlstedt (Ed.) Handbook of integrative clinical psychology, psychiatry and behavioral medicine: Perspectives, practices, and research (pp. 411-442). New York: Springer Publishing, 2010
  • Watson, H. J., McEvoy, P., Smith, L., Nathan, P., Saulsman, L., & Campbell, B. Affective disorders: Bridging the gap between efficacy and practice. In R. Carlstedt (Ed.) Handbook of integrative clinical psychology, psychiatry and behavioral medicine: Perspectives, practices, and research (pp. 281-308). New York: Springer Publishing, 2010
  • Fursland, A., Watson, H. J., Steele, A., Raykos, B., Byrne, S. Eating disorders: Advances in treatment and management. In R. Carlstedt (Ed.) Handbook of integrative clinical psychology, psychiatry and behavioral medicine: Perspectives, practices, and research (pp. 215-244). New York: Springer Publishing, 2010

2009

  • Zepf, F.D., Holtmann, M., Stadler, C., Wockel, L., Poustka, F. Diminished 5-HT neurotransmission and mood self-ratings in children and adolescents with ADHD ? No clear effect of rapid tryptophan depletion. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental 24(2): 87-94, 2009
  • Zepf, F.D., Holtmann, M., Wockel, L., Stadler, C., Poustka, F. Reduced serotonergic functioning changes heart rate in ADHD. Journal of Neural Transmission 116(1): 105-108, 2009
  • Zepf, F.D. ADHD and early-onset bipolar disorder: two facets of one entity?? Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience 11(1): 63-72, 2009
  • Zepf, F.D., Holtmann M., Duketis E., Maier J., Radeloff D., Wockel L., Wagner A., Freitag, C.M., Poustka, F. Entzugsdelir nachGHB-(Gamma-Hydroxybutyrat)-Abusus und seiner Vorstufen ? Grundlagen, bisherige Befunde und Bedeutung fur die Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie. Zeitschrift fur Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie und Psychotherapie 37(5): 413-420, 2009
  • Wockel, L., Zepf, F.D., Koch, S., Meyer-Keitel, A.-E., Schmidt, M.H. Serotonin-induced decrease of intracellular Ca2+ in platelets of bulimic patients normalizes during treatment. Journal of Neural Transmission 116(1): 89-95, 2009
  • Zepf, F.D., Wockel, L., Herpertz-Dahlmann, B., Poustka, F., Freitag, C.M. Tryptophan Depletion in Bipolar Mania: Reduction of metabolic imbalance by administration to body weight? Bipolar Disorders 11(5): 557-558, 2009
  • Zepf, F.D., Holtmann, M., Poustka, F. Wockel, L. The role of serotonin in viral hepatitis -Depletion of plasma tryptophan as a potential option to reduce virus persistence and immunopathology? Medical Hypotheses 72(3): 367, 2009
  • Zepf, F.D., Holtmann, M., Duketis, E., Maier, J., Radeloff, D., Wockel, L., Wagner, A., Poustka, F. A 16-year old boy with severe Gamma-Butyrolactone (GBL) Withdrawal Delirium ? A case report. Pharmacopsychiatry 42(5): 202-203, 2009
  • Sonuga-Barke, E.J., Oades, R.D., Psychogiou, L., Chen, W., Franke, B., Buitelaar, J., Banaschewski, T., Ebstein, R.P., Gil, M., Anney, R., Miranda, A., Roeyers, H., Rothenberger, A., Sergeant, J., Steinhausen, H.C., Thompson, M., Asherson, P., Faraone, S.V. Dopamine and serotonin transporter genotypes moderate sensitivity to maternal expressed emotion: the case of conduct and emotional problems in attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 50:9,1052-1063, 2009

2008

  • Zepf, F.D., Wockel, L., Poustka, F., Holtmann, M. Diminished 5-HT functioning in CBCL pediatric bipolar disorder profiled ADHD patients vs. normal ADHD: Susceptibility to rapid tryptophan depletion influences reaction time performance. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental 23(4): 291-299, 2008
  • Zepf, F.D., Stadler, C., Demisch, L., Schmitt, M., Landgraf, M., Poustka, F. Serotonergic functioning and trait-impulsivity in attention-deficit/hyperactivity-disordered boys (ADHD): Influence of rapid tryptophan depletion. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental 23(1): 43-51, 2008
  • Zepf, F.D., Holtmann, M., Stadler, C., Schmitt, M., Poustka, F. Diminished serotonergic functioning in hostile children with ADHD:Tryptophan Depletion increases behavioural inhibition. Pharmacopsychiatry 41(2): 60-65, 2008
  • Stadler, C., Zepf, F.D., Demisch, L., Schmitt, M., Landgraf, M., Poustka, F. Influence of rapid tryptophan depletion on laboratory-provoked aggression in children with ADHD. Neuropsychobiology 56: 104-110, 2008
  • Zepf, F.D., Poustka, F. 5-HT functioning and aggression in children with ADHD and disruptive behavior disorders. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental 23(5): 438, 2008
  • Zepf, F.D., Wockel, L., Poustka, F., Holtmann, M. Dietary tryptophan depletion according to body weight -A new treatment option in acute mania ? Medical Hypotheses 72: 47-48, 2008
  • Zepf, F.D., Lempp, T., Hohmann, S. - The 2nd YIBcap Symposium ? ?Bildungsroman? and the importance of mentorship.20th IACAPAP Bulletin: 6, 2008
  • Zepf, F.D. YIBcap ? A research network in biological child and adolescent psychiatry. Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry, Bulletin of the Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Issue April, 2008: 6, 2008
  • Daley, D., Sonuga-Barke, E.J.S., Thompson, T., Chen, W. Gene-social environment interplay in relation to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD. Psychiatry 7 :520-524, 2008
  • Altink, M.E., Arias-Vasquez, A., Franke, B., Slaats-Willemse, D.I., Buschgens, C.J., Rommelse, N.N., Fliers, E.A., Anney, R., Brookes, K.J., Chen, W., Gill, M., Mulligan, A., Sonuga-Barke, E., Thompson, M., Sergeant, J.A., Faraone, S.V., Asherson, P., Buitelaar, J.K. The dopamine receptor D4 7-repeat allele and prenatal smoking in ADHD-affected children and their unaffected siblings: no gene-environment interaction. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 49(10):1053-1060, 2008
  • Neale, B.M., Lasky-Su, J., Anney, R., Franke, B., Zhou, K., Maller, J.B., Vasquez, A.A., Asherson, P., Chen, W., Banaschewski, T., Buitelaar, J., Ebstein, R., Gill, M., Miranda, A., Oades, R.D., Roeyers, H., Rothenberger, A., Sergeant, J., Steinhausen, H.C., Sonuga-Barke, E., Mulas, F., Taylor, E., Laird, N., Lange, C., Daly, M., Faraone, S.V. Genome-wide association scan of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B Neuropsychiatric Genetics 147B (8):1337-44, 2008
  • Anney, R.J., Lasky-Su, J., O'Dushlaine, C., Kenny, E., Neale, B.M., Mulligan, A., Franke, B., Zhou, K., Chen, W., Christiansen, H., Arias-Vasquez, A., Banaschewski, T., Buitelaar, J., Ebstein, R., Miranda, A., Mulas, F., Oades, R.D., Roeyers, H., Rothenberger, A., Sergeant, J., Sonuga-Barke, E., Steinhausen, H., Asherson, P., Faraone, S.V., Gill, M. Conduct disorder and ADHD: evaluation of conduct problems as a categorical and quantitative trait in the international multicentre ADHD genetics study. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B Neuropsychiatric Genetics. 147B (8):1369-78, 2008

2007

  • Wockel, L., Hummel, T., Zepf, F.D., Jacob, A., Poustka, F. Veranderte Schmeckwahrnehmung bei Patientinnen mit E?storungen. Zeitschrift fur Kinder- und Jugendlichen Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie 35(6): 423-434, 2007
  • Zepf, F.D. YIBcap @ IACAPAP: Under the acronyms, a truly international experience. Donald J. Cohen Fellows? remarks on the 17th IACAPAP Congress. 18th IACAPAP Bulletin Supplement: 16-17, 2007
  • Zepf, F.D. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training in Germany.Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry, Bulletin of the Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Issue August 2007, 3, 2007
 

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