Prof. Dr. Georg W. Alpers

Publications



In Press

Eisenbarth, H., & Alpers, G. W. (in press). PPI-R: Psychopathic Personality Inventory Revised – Deutsche Version. In: Kristina Geue, Bernhard Strauß & Elmar Brähler (Hrsg.). Handbuch Diagnostik in der Psychotherapie. Göttingen: Hogrefe

Gloster, A. T., Gerlach, A. L., Hamm, A., Höfler, M., Alpers, G. W., Kircher, T., Ströhle, A., Lang, T., Wittchen, H.-U., Deckert, J., & Reif, A. (in press). 5HTT is Associated with the Phenotype Psychological Flexibility: Results from a Randomized Clinical Trial. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience.

Westphal1, D., Gerlach, A.L., Lang, T., Wittchen, H.-U., Hamm, A.O., Ströhle, A., Fydrich, T., Kircher, T., Alpers, G.W., Deckert, J., Arolt, V., Einsle, F. (in press). Die Effekte interozeptiver Expositionsübungen in der Kognitiven Verhaltenstherapie von Panikstörung mit Agoraphobie.Verhaltenstherapie. 




2015

Diemer, J.E., Alpers, G.W., Peperkorn, H.M., Shiban, Y. & Mühlberger, A. (2015). The impact of perception and presence on fear reactions: A review of research in virtual reality. Frontiers in Psychology, section Emotion Science, 6 : 26. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00026

Drenckhan, I., Glöckner-Rist, A., Rist, F., Richter, J., Gloster, A. T., Fehm, L., Lang, T., Alpers, G. W., Hamm, A. O., Fydrich, T., Kircher, T., Arolt, V., Deckert, J., Ströhle, A., Wittchen, H.-U., & Gerlach, A. L. (2015) Dimensional structure of bodily panic attack symptoms and their specific connections to panic cognitions, anxiety sensitivity and claustrophobic fears. Psychological Medicine, 45, 1675-85.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0033291714002803 

Dyer, A.S., Mayer-Eckhard, L., White, A. & Alpers, G.W. (2015). The role of scar origin in shaping men's body image. American Journal of Men's Health, 9, 115-123. DOI: 10.1177/1557988314531446

Eisenbarth, H., & Alpers, G. W. (2015). Diagnostik psychopathischer Persönlichkeitszüge bei Straftätern: Interne Konsistenz und differenzielle Validität der deutschen Version des PPI-R im Maßregel- und Strafvollzug. Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 44, 45-53.

Hohoff , C., Weber, H., Richter, J., Domschke, K., Ohrmann, P., Pedersen, A., Bauer, J., Suslow, T., Kugel, H., Heindel, W., Baumann, C., Klauke, B., Jacob, C.P., Maier, W., Fritze, J., Bandelow, B., Gloster, A.T., Gerlach, A.L., Kircher, T., Lang, T., Alpers, G.W., Ströhle, A., Fehm, L., Wittchen, H.-U., Arolt, V., Pauli, P., Hamm, A., Reif, A. & Deckert, J. (2015). RGS2 genetic variation: Association analysis with panic disorder and dimensional as well as intermediate phenotypes of anxiety. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 168, 211 - 222.

Paul, F., Schredl, M. & Alpers, G.W. (2015). Nightmares affect the experience of sleep quality but not sleep architecture: An ambulatory polysomnographic study. Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation, 2:3. Doi 10.1186/s40479-014-0023-4

Riemer, M., Bublatzky, F., Trojan, J., Alpers, G.W. (2015). Defensive activation during the rubber hand illusion: Ownership versus proprioceptive drift. Biological Psychology, 109, 86-92.



2014


Bandelow, B.; Wiltink, J.; Alpers, G. W.; Benecke, C.; Deckert, J.; Eckhardt-Henn, A.; Ehrig, C., Engel, E.; Falkai, P.; Geiser, F.; Gerlach, A.L.; Harfst, T.; Hau, S.; Joraschky, P.; Kellner, M.; Köllner, V.; Kopp, I.; Langs, G.; Lichte, T.; Liebeck, H.; Matzat, J.; Reitt, M.; Rüddel, H.P.; Rudolf, S.; Schick, G.; Schweiger, U.; Simon, R.; Springer, A.; Staats, H., Ströhle, A.; Ströhm, W.; Waldherr, B.; Watzke, B.; Wedekind, D.; Zottl, C.; Zwanzger, P.; Beutel M.E. (2014). Deutsche S3-Leitlinie Behandlung von Angststörungen.
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Berdica, E., Gerdes, A.B.M., Pittig, A., & Alpers, G.W. (2014). Inhibition of return under fear: Discrepant eye movement and reaction time data. Journal of Ophthalmology,2014, Article ID 183924, 8 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/183924.

Bublatzky, F., Gerdes, A.B.M., & Alpers, G.W. (2014). The persistence of socially instructed threat: Two threat-of-shock studies. Psychophysiology, 51, 1005-1014. DOI: 10.1111/psyp.12251

Dyer, A.S., Bublatzky, F., Alpers, G.W. (2014). Body image in humans with trauma or social anxiety.  [Körperbildstörungen bei Trauma und Sozialer Ängstlichkeit.] Zeitschrift für Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 63, 59 - 66.

Bublatzky, F., Gerdes, A.B.M., White, A.J., Riemer, M., & Alpers, G.W. (2014). Social and emotional relevance in face processing: happy faces of future interaction partners enhance the late positive potential. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience,8:493. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00493.

Eckel, J., Alpers, G.W., Merod, R., Vogel, H. & Neuderth, S. (2014). Einsatzmöglichkeiten von SchauspielpatientInnen in der Psychotherapieausbildung: – Ergebnisse von ExpertInnenbefragungen Verhaltenstherapie & Psychosoziale Praxis, 2, 393-413.

Gerdes, A.B.M. & Alpers, G.W. (2014). You see what you fear: Spiders gain preferential access to conscious perception in spider-phobic patients. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 5, 14-28.

Gerdes, A.B.M., Wieser, M.J., & Alpers, G.W. (2014). Emotional pictures and sounds: A review of multimodal interactions of emotion cues in multiple domains. Frontiers in Psychology, section Emotion Science, 5:1351. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01351

Gloster, A. T., Klotsche, J., Gerlach, A. L., Hamm, A., Ströhle, A. ., Gauggel, S., Kircher,. T., Alpers, G. W., Deckert, J.. & Wittchen, H.-U. (2014). Timing Matters: Change Depends on the Stage of Treatment in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Panic Disorder With Agoraphobia. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 82, 141-153.

Helbig-Lang, S., Richter, J., Lang, T., Gerlach, A.L., Fehm, L., Alpers, G.W., Ströhle, A., Kircher, T., Deckert, J., Gloster, A., Wittchen, H.-U. (2014). The role of safety behaviors in exposure-based treatment for panic disorder and agoraphobia: associations to symptom severity, treatment course, and outcome. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 28, 836-844. DOI: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2014.09.010

Neumann, R., Schulz, S. M., Lozo, L., & Alpers, G. W. (2014). Automatic facial responses to near-threshold presented facial displays of emotion: Imitation or evaluation? Biological Psychology, 96, 144-149.

Pané-Farré, C.A., Stender, J.P., Fenske, K., Deckert, J., Reif, A., John, U., Schmidt, C.O., Schulz, A., Lang, T., Alpers, G.W., Kircher, T., Vossbeck-Elsebusch, A.N., Grabe, H.J., Hamm, A.O. (2014). The phenomenology of the first panic attack in clinical and community-based samples. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 28, 522 - 529.

Peperkorn, H. M., Alpers, G.W. & Mühlberger, A. (2014). Triggers of fear: perceptual cues versus conceptual information in spider phobia. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 70, 704-714. DOI: 10.1002/jclp.22057

Pittig, A.; Brand, M., Pawlikowski, M., & Alpers, G.W. (2014). The cost of fear: Avoidant decision making in a spider gambling task. Journal of Anxiety Disorders. 28, 326-334.

Pittig, A., Pawlikowski, M., Craske, M.G. & Alpers, G.W. (2014). Avoidant decision making in social anxiety: The interaction of angry faces and emotional responses. Frontiers in Psychology, section Emotion Science, 5, Article 1050. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01050

Pittig, A., Schulz, A.R., Craske, M.G. & Alpers, G.W. (2014). Acquisition of behavioral avoidance: Task-irrelevant conditioned stimuli trigger costly decisions. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 123, 314-329. doi: 10.1037/a0036136

Quast, C., Reif, A., Brückl, T., Pfister, H., Weber, H., Mattheisen, M., Cichon, S., Lang, T., Hamm, A., Fehm, L. Ströhle, A., Arolt, V., Domschke, K., Kircher, T., Wittchen, H.-U., Pauli, P., Gerlach, A. L., Alpers, G. W., Deckert, J., Rupprecht, R., Binder, E. B., Erhardt, A. (2014).Gender specific associatino of variants in the AKR1C1 gene with dimensional anxiety in patients with panic disorder: additional evidence for the importance of neurosteroids in anxiety? Depression and Anxiety, 31, 843-850.

Reif, A., Richter, J., Straube, B., Höfler, M., Lueken, U., Gloster, A.T., Weber, H., Domschke, K., Fehm, L., Ströhle, A., Jansen, A., Gerlach, A., Pyka, M., Reinhardt, I., Konrad, C., Wittmann, A., Pfleiderer, B., Alpers, G.W., Pauli, P., Lang, T., Arolt, V., Wittchen, H.-U., Hamm, A., Kircher, T., Deckert, J. (2014). MAOA and mechanisms of panic disorder revisited: From bench to molecular psychotherapy. Molecular Psychiatry , 19, 122 - 128.

Straube, B., Reif, A., Richter, J., Lueken, U., Weber, H., Arolt, V., Jansen, A., Zwanzger, P., Domschke, K., Pauli, P., Konrad, C., Gerlach, A. L., Lang, T., Fydrich, T., Alpers, G.W., Ströhle, A., Wittmann, A., Pfleiderer, B., Wittchen, H.-U., Hamm, A., Deckert, J., Kircher, T. (2014). The functional -1019C/G HTR1A polymorphism and mechanisms of fear.Translational Psychiatry, 4, e490; doi:10.1038/tp.2014.130 (Published online 16 December 2014).  

White, A., Umpfenbach, K., & Alpers, G.W. (2014). Where have they gone? Tracking movement patterns to document the process of situational exposure in agoraphobia. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 45, 171-179, DOI 10.1037/a0036538.


2013

Alpers, G.W. (2013). Stichwörter im Themengebiet Motivation und Emotion. In M. A. Wirth. Dorsch: Lexikon der Psychologie (16. Auflage). Bern, Huber. 

Cammin-Nowak, S., Helbig-Lang, S., Lang, T., Gloster, A., Fehm, L., Gerlach, A.L., Ströhle, A., Deckert, J., Kircher, T., Hamm, A.O., Alpers, G.W., Arolt, V. & Wittchen, H.-U. (2013). Specificity of homework compliance effects on treatment outcome in CBT: Evidence from a controlled trial on panic disorder and agoraphobia. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 69, 616–629.

Dyer, A.S., Hennrich, L., Borgmann, E., White, A.J , Alpers, G.W. (2013). Body image and noticeable self-inflicted scars. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 201, 1080-1084. DOI: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000057

Gerdes, A.B.M., Wieser, M.J., Bublatzky, F., Kusay, A., Plichta, M.M. & Alpers, G.W. (2013). Emotional sounds modulate early neural processing of emotional pictures. Frontiers in Emotion Science, 4: 741, 1-12. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00741

Hauke, Ch., Gloster, A.T., Gerlach, A., Hamm,A., Deckert, J., Fehm, L., Alpers, G.W., Kircher, T., Ströhle, A., Arolt, V., Wittchen. H.-U.. (2013). Therapist adherence to a treatment manual influences outcome and dropout rates: Results from a multicenter randomized clinical CBT trial for panic disorder with agoraphobia. International Journal of Research Studies in Psychology, 2, 3-16.

Reif, A., Richter, J., Straube, B., Höfler, M., Lueken, U., Gloster, A.T., Weber, H., Domschke, K., Fehm, L., Ströhle, A., Jansen, A., Gerlach, A., Pyka, M., Reinhardt, I., Konrad, C., Wittmann, A., Pfleiderer, B., Alpers, G.W., Pauli, P., Lang, T., Arolt, V., Wittchen, H.-U., Hamm, A., Kircher, T., Deckert, J. (2013) MAOA and mechanisms of panic disorder revisited: from bench to molecular psychotherapy. Molecular Psychiatry ? online ahead of print


Schwarz, J.F.A., Popp, R., Haas, J., Zulley, J. Geisler, P.,  Alpers, G. W., Osterheider, M., Eisenbarth, H. (2013). Shortened night sleep impairs facial responsiveness to emotional stimuli. Biological Psychology, 93, 41-44.

Weymar, M., Gerdes, A.B.M, Löw, A., Alpers, G.W., & Hamm, A.O. (2013). Specific fear modulates attentional selectivity during visual search: Electrophysiological insights from the N2pc. Psychophysiology, 50, 139-148.

White, A.J., Neben, T., von der Trenck, A., Heinzl, A., & Alpers, G.W. (2013). Personalized tracking of goals and gains after psychotherapy using behavioral data. Computer Human Interaction 2013 Workshop, Personal Informatics in the Wild: Hacking Habits for Health & Happiness, Paris. http://personalinformatics.org/chi2013/white

 

2012

Alpers, G. W. (2012). Verhaltenstherapeutische und kognitive Psychotherapie von Angststörungen (S. 233-265). Rupprecht & Kellner (Hrsg.). Angststörungen - Klinik, Forschung, Therapie. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer.

Gerdes, A. B.M., Wieser, M. J., Alpers, G. W., Strack, F. & Pauli, P. (2012). Why do you smile at me while I'm in pain? Pain selectively modulates voluntary facial muscle responses to happy faces. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 85, 161-167.

Eisenbarth, H., Alpers, G. W., Gerdes, A. B., Spanner, S., & Osterheider, M. (2012). Look where the emotion is: Blickbewegungen psychopathischer Patienten bei der Betrachtung emotionaler Gesichtsausdrücke (S. 13-20). In J. Mueller, M. Roesler, P. Briken, P. Fromberger & K. Jordan (Eds.), EFPPP Jahrbuch 2012: Empirische Forschung in der forensischen Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie. Berlin: Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft.

Kämpfe, Ch. K., Gloster, A. T., Wittchen, H.-U., Helbig-Lang, S., Lang, T., Gerlach, A.L., Richter, J., Alpers, G. W., Fehm, L., Kircher, Hamm, A. O., Ströhle, A. & Deckert, J. (2012). Experiential avoidance and anxiety sensitivity in patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia: Do both constructs measure the same? International Journal Clinical Health Psychology, 12, 5-22.

Lang, T., Helbig-Lang, S., Gloster, A.T., Richter, J., Hamm, A.O., Fehm, L., Fydrich, T., Gerlach, A.L., Ströhle, Alpers, G.W., Gauggel, S., Kircher, S., Deckert, J., Höfler, M., Arolt,, V., & Wittchen, H.-U. (2012). Effekte therapeutenbegleiteter versus patientengeleiteter Exposition bei Panikstörung mit Agoraphobie. Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 41, 114-124.

Reif, A., Weber, H., Domschke, K., Klauke, B., Baumann, C., Jacob, C. P., Ströhle, A., Gerlach, A. L., Alpers, G. W., Pauli, P., Hamm, A., Kircher, T., Arolt, V., Wittchen, H.-U., Binder, E. B., Erhardt, A., Deckert, J. (2012). Meta-analysis argues for a female-specific role of MAOA-uVNTR in panic disorder in four European populations. Neuropsychiatric Genetics, Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics , 159 B, 786 - 793.

Richter, J., Hamm, A. O., Pané-Farré, C. A., Gerlach, A. L., Gloster, A. T., Wittchen, H.-U., Lang, T., Alpers, G. W., Helbig-Lang, S., Deckert, J., Fydrich, T., Lehm, L., Ströehle, A., Kircher, T., & Arolt, V. (2012). Dynamics of defensive reactivity in patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia: Implications for the etiology pf panic disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 72, 512-520.

Weber, H., Scholz, C.-J., Domschke, K., Baumann, C., Klauke, B., Jacob, C. P., Maier, W., Fritze, J., Bandelow, B., Lang, T., Fehm, L., Ströhle, A., Hamm, A., Gerlach, A. L., Alpers, G. W., Kircher, T., Wittchen, H.-U., Arolt, V., Pauli, P., Deckert, J. & Reif, A. (2012). Gender differences in associations of glutamate decarboxylase 1 gene (GAD1) variants with panic disorder. PLoS One. 01/2012; 7(5):e37651. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0037651


2011

Alpers, G. W., Adolph, D., & Pauli, P. (2011). Emotional scenes and emotional facial expressions elicit different psychophysiological responses. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 80, 173–181.

Alpers, G. W., Gerlach, A. L. & Heinrichs, N. (2011). Evidenzbasierte Psychotherapie der Panikstörung mit und ohne Agoraphobie: Ein Überblick zur S1 Leitlinie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie. Psychotherapeut, 56, 535–548.

Domschke, K., Reif, A., Weber, H., Richter, J., Hohoff, C., Ohrmann, P., Pedersen, A., Bauer, J., Suslow, T., Kugel, H., Baumann, C., Klauke, B., Kacob, C., Maier, W., Fritze, J., Bandelow, B., Krakowitzky, P., Rothermundt, M., Erhardt, A., Binder, E., Holsboer, F., Gerlach, A., Kircher, T., Lang, T., Alpers, G. W., Ströhle, A., Fehm, L., Gloster, A., Wittchen, U., Arolt, V., Pauli, P., Hamm, A., Deckert, J. (2011). Neuropeptide S Receptor (NPSR) Gene: Converging evidence for a role in panic disorder. Molecular Psychiatry, 16, 938 – 948.

Eisenbarth, H. & Alpers, G. W. (2011). Happy eyes and sad mouth: Scanning emotional facial expressions. Emotion, 11, 860-865.

Eisenbarth, H., Gerdes, A.B.M. & Alpers, G. W. (2011). Motor-Incompatibility of Facial Reactions: The influence of valence and stimulus content on voluntary facial reactions. Journal of Psychophysiology, 25, 124-130.

Gloster, A. T., Wittchen, H. U., Einsle, F., Lang, T., Helbig-Lang, S., Fydrich, T., Fehm, L., Hamm, A. O., Richter, J., Alpers, G. W., Gerlach, A. L., Ströhle, A., Kircher, T., Deckert, J., Zwanzger, P., Höfler, M., & Arolt, V. (2011). Psychological treatment for panic disorder with agoraphobia: a randomized controlled trial to examine the role of therapist-guided exposure in-vivo in CBT. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology., 79, 406-420.

Meyer-Marcotty, P., Gerdes, A. B. M. & Stellzig-Eisenhauer, A. & Alpers, G. W. (2011). Visual Face Perception of Adults with Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate in Comparison to Controls- an Eye Tracking Study. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 48, 210-216.

Moritz, S., Alpers, G.W., Schilling, L., Jelinek. L., Willenborg, B., & Nagel, M. (2011). Larger than life: Over-estimation object size is moderated by personal relevance in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 42, 481-487.

Plichta, M. M., Gerdes, A. B. M., Alpers, G .W., Harnisch, W., Brill, S., Wieser, M. J., Fallgatter, A. J. (2011). Auditory cortex activation is modulated by emotion: A functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS)study. NeuroImage 55, 1200-1207.


2010

Alpers, G. W. (2010). Avoiding Treatment Failures in Specific Phobias. In M. W. Otto & S. G. Hofmann (Eds.). Avoiding Treatment Failures in the Anxiety Disorders (Series in Anxiety and Related Disorders). New York: Springer.

Adolph, D. & Alpers, G. W. (2010). Differences in valence and arousal: A comparison of two sets of emotional facial expressions. American Journal of Psychology, 123, 209-219.
DOI: 10.5406/amerjpsyc.123.2.0209
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Conzelmann, A., Pauli, P., Mucha, R. F., Jacob, C., Gerdes, A., Romanos, J., Baehne, C. G., Heine, M., Boreatti-Hümmer, A., Alpers, G. W., Fallgatter, A. J., Warnke, A., Lesch, K.-P. & Weyers, P. Early Attentional Deficits in an Attention-to-Prepulse Paradigm in ADHD Subtypes. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 119, 594-603. 

Gerdes, A. B. M., Wieser, M. J., Muehlberger, A., Weyers, P., Alpers, G. W., Plichta, M. Breuer, F., Pauli, P. (2010). Brain activations to emotional pictures are differentially associated with valence and arousal ratings. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
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Meyer-Marcotty P., Alpers G. W., Gerdes A. B. M., Stellzig-Eisenhauer A. (2010). How others perceive orthognathic patients: an eye-tracking study. World Journal of Orthodontics;11:153-9.

Meyer-Marcotty, P., Alpers, G. W., Gerdes, A. B. M., & Stellzig-Eisenhauer, A. (2010). Impact of facial asymmetry in visual perception: A 3-dimensional data analysis. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 137, 168.e161-168.e168.

[Editors summary and Q & A: Meyer-Marcotty, P., Alpers, G. W., Gerdes, A. B. M., & Stellzig-Eisenhauer, A. (2010). Impact of facial asymmetry in visual perception: A 3-dimensional data analysis. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 137, 168-169.]

Meyer-Marcotty, P., Gerdes, A. B. M., Stellzig-Eisenhauer, A., Reuther, T. & Alpers, G. W. (2010). Persons with cleft lip and palate are looked at differently. Journal of Dental Research, 89, 400-404


2009

Alpers, G. W. (2009). Ambulatory Assessment in Panic Disorder and Specific Phobias. Psychological Assessment, 21, 476-485.

Alpers, G. W. (2009). Live (In-Vivo) Exposure (Live Desensitization). In I. Marks, S. Borgo, L. Sibilia, M. Sungur, M. Goldfried, M. G. Newman, G. Stricker & K. Moore (Eds.), Common Language For Psychotherapy Procedures (CLP).
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Alpers, G. W. (2009). 68 Begriffsdefinitionen für das Fachgebiet Ätiologie und Modelle [Definition of terms for the area of etiology and models] In: J. Margraf und F. Müller-Spahn (Hrsg.) Pschyrembel Psychiatrie, Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie [Pschyrembel Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, and Psychotherapy]. Berlin, Germany: de Gruyter Verlag.

Alpers, G. W. (2009). 107 Begriffsdefinitionen für das Fachgebiet Intervention [Definition of terms for the area of Interventions] In: J. Margraf und F. Müller-Spahn (Hrsg.) Pschyrembel Psychiatrie, Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie [Pschyrembel Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, and Psychotherapy]. Berlin, Germany: de Gruyter Verlag.


Alpers, G. W., Gerdes, A.B.M., Lagarie, B., Tabbert, K., Vaitl, D. & Stark, R. (2009). Attention and amygdala activity: an fMRI study with spider pictures in spider phobia. Journal of Neural Transmission, 116, 747-757.

Alpers, G. W., Meyer, T. D., Mühlberger, A. & Pauli, P. (2009). Gestörte Emotionsprozesse: Psychopathologie. In G. Stemmler (Ed.), Enzyklopädie der Psychologie, Band Psychologie der Emotion (S. 623-666). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Alpers, G. W., Mühlberger, A. & Pauli, P. (2009). Psychophysiologie der Emotionen [psychophysiology of emotions]. In V. Brandstätter & J. H. Otto (Eds.), Handbuch der Allgemeinen Psychologie: Motivation und Emotion (S. 412-421). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Alpers, G. W., Winzelberg, A. J. & Taylor, C. B. (2009). Internet-based therapy. In I. Marks, S. Borgo, L. Sibilia, M. Sungur, M. Goldfried, M. G. Newman, G. Stricker & K. Moore (Hrsg.), Common Language For Psychotherapy Procedures (CLP).
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Conzelmann, A., Mucha, R. F., Weyers, P., Jacob, C., Romanos, J., Gerdes, A., Baehne, C. G., Boreatti-Hümmer, A., Heine, M. Alpers, G. W., Warnke, A., Fallgatter, A. J. Lesch, K.-P. & Pauli, P. (2009). Abnormal Affective Responsiveness in Attention- Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Subtype Differences. Biological Psychiatry, 65, 578-585.

Ellgring, H. & Alpers, G. W. (2009). Operante Verfahren der Psychotherapie - Psychologische Interventionen auf der Grundlage des operanten Konditionierens. In M. Hautzinger & P. Pauli (Eds.), Enzyklopädie der Psychologie - Psychologische Interventionsmethoden: Band "Psychotherapeutische Methoden". (S. 271-323). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Gerdes, A. B. M., Pauli, P. & Alpers, G. W. (2009). Toward and away from spiders: Eye-movements in spider fearful participants. Journal of Neural Transmission, 116, 725-733.

Gerdes, A. B. M., Uhl, G. & Alpers, G. W. (2009). Spiders are special: Harmfulness does not explain why they are feared. Evolution & Human Behavior, 30, 66-73.

Gloster, A. T.,Wittchen, H. U., Einsle, F., Höfler, M., Lang, T., Helbig-Lang, S., Fydrich, T., Fehm, L., Hamm, A. O., Richter, J., Alpers, G. W., Gerlach, A. L., Ströhle, A., Kircher, T., Deckert, J., Zwanzger, P., & Arolt, V. (2009). Mechanism of Action in CBT (MAC):  Methods of a Multi-Center Randomized Controlled Trial in 369 Patients with Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 259, 155-166.

Heinrichs, N., Alpers, G. W. & Gerlach, A. L. (2009). Evidenzbasierte Leitlinie zur Psychotherapie der Panikstörung mit und ohne Agoraphobie. Göttingen: Hogrefe.
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Hofmann, S. G., Alpers, G. W., & Pauli, P. (2009). Phenomenology of panic and phobic disorders. In M. M. Antony & M. B. Stein (Eds.), Oxford handbook of anxiety and related disorders (pp. 34-46). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
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Hüweler, R., Kandil, F., Alpers, G. W. & Gerlach, A. L. (2009). The impact of visual flow stimuli on anxiety, dizziness, and body sway in persons with and without fear of heights. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 47, 345-352.

Mühlberger, A., Alpers, G. W. & Pauli, P (2009). Der Einsatz moderner Technologien in der Psychotherapie. In M. Hautzinger & P. Pauli (Eds.), Enzyklopädie der Psychologie - Psychologische Interventionsmethoden: Band "Psychotherapeutische Methoden". (S. 665-724). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Vogel, H. & Alpers, G. W. (2009). Welche Kompetenzen braucht ein Psychotherapeut? Überlegungen zu den Zielen der Psychotherapieausbildung. Psychodynamische Psychotherapie, 8, 124-134.

Wieser, M. J., Pauli, P., Alpers, G. W. & Mühlberger, A. (2009). Is eye to eye contact really threatening and avoided in social anxiety? An eye-tracking and psychophysiology study. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23, 93-103.

Wieser, M. J., Pauli, P., Weyers, P., Alpers, G. W. & Mühlberger, A. (2009). Fear of negative evaluation and the hypervigilance-avoidance hypothesis: An eye-tracking study. Journal of Neural Transmission, 116, 717-723.

Other publications 2009:

Alpers, G. W. (2009). Begriffsdefinition Steinlaus-Phobie [Definition Petrophagia-Phobia] In: J. Margraf und F. Müller-Spahn (Hrsg.) Pschyrembel Psychiatrie, Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie [Pschyrembel Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, and Psychotherapy]. Berlin, Germany: de Gruyter Verlag.

Alpers, G. W., Fydrich, Th. & Martin, A. (2009). Nachrichten der Fachgruppe Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie. Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 38, 73.

Alpers, G. W., Martin, A. & Fydrich, Th. (2009). Nachrichten der Fachgruppe Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie. Psychologische Rundschau, 60, 192-19.

 

2008

Alpers, G. W. (2008). Eye-catching: Right hemisphere attentional bias for emotional pictures. Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition, 13, 158 - 178.

Alpers, G. W. & Adolph, D. (2008). Exposure to heights in a theme park: fear, dizziness, and body sway. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 22, 591-601.

Alpers, G. W. & Eisenbarth, H. (2008). PPI-R - Psychopathy Personality Inventory Revised: Deutsche Version. Göttingen: Hogrefe.
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Alpers, G. W., & Gerdes, A. B. M. (2008). Emotional pictures in binocular rivalry. In I.F. Nilsson & W. V. Lindberg (Hrsg.), Visual Perception: New Research (227-247). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-60456-801-1.

Alpers, G. W. & Sell, R. (2008). And yet they correlate: Psychophysiological measures predict the outcome of exposure therapy in claustrophobia. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 22, 1101-1109.

Arnold, B., Alpers, G. W., Süß, H., Friedel, E., Kosmützky, G., Geier, A., & Pauli, P. (2008). Affective pain modulation in fibromyalgia, somatoform pain disorder, back pain, and healthy controls. European Journal of Pain, 12, 329-338.

Eisenbarth, H., Alpers, G. W., Conzelmann, A., Jacob, Ch., Weyers, P., & Pauli, P. (2008). Psychopathic traits in adult ADHD patients. Personality and Individual Differences, 45, 468-472.

Eisenbarth, H., Alpers, G. W., Segrè, D., Calogero, A., & Angrilli, A. (2008). Perception and evaluation of emotional faces in women scoring high on psychopathy. Psychiatry Research, 159, 189-195.

Gerdes, A. B. M. & Alpers, G. W. (2008). Auf einem Auge vorübergehend "blind": Emotionale Bilder dominieren bei binokularer Rivalität. In W. Janke, M. Schmidt-Daffy & G. Debus (Eds.), Experimentelle Emotionspsychologie (pp. 741-762). Lengerich: Pabst.

Gerdes, A. B. M. & Alpers, G. W. (2008). Die große Angst vor den kleinen Achtbeinern: Entstehungshintergründe, Wahrnehmungsunterschiede und Behandlungs­möglichkeiten bei Spinnenphobie. Deutsche Angstzeitschrift, 43, 10-12. 

Gerdes, A. B. M., Alpers, G. W. & Pauli, P. (2008). When spiders appear suddenly: Spider phobic patients are distracted by task-irrelevant spiders. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 46, 174-187.

Gorges, S., Alpers, G. W., & Pauli, P. (2008). Differences and common features of performance anxiety during a musical and a non-musical, social performance. In Ken’ichi Miyazaki, Yuzuru Hiraga, Mayumi Adachi, Yoshitaka Nakajima, & Minoru Tsuzaki (Eds.), Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC 10). Sapporo, Japan. ISBN: 978-4-9904208-0-2

Herrmann, M. J., Huter, T. J., Plichta, M. M., Ehlis, A.-C., Alpers, G. W., Mühlberger, A., & Fallgatter, A. J. (2008). Enhancement of activity of the primary visual cortex during processing of emotional stimuli as measured with event-related functional near-infrared spectroscopy and event-related potentials. Human Brain Mapping, 29, 28-35.

Höfle, M., Kenntner-Mabiala, R., Pauli, P. & Alpers, G. W. (2008). Looking pain in the eye: Pupillometry as an index of pain intensity under different luminance conditions. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 70, 171-175.

Mokros, A., Menner, B., Eisenbarth, H., Alpers, G. W., Lange, K. W. & Osterheider, M. (2008). Diminished cooperativeness of psychopaths in a prisoner's dilemma game yields higher rewards. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 117 (2), 406-413.

Schulz, S. M., Alpers, G. W., & Hofmann, S. G. (2008). Negative Self-Focused Cognitions Mediate the Effect of Trait Social Anxiety on State Anxiety. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 46, 438-449.

 

2007

Alpers, G. W., & Gerdes, A. (2007). Here's looking at you: Emotional faces predominate in binocular rivalry. Emotion, 7, 495-506.

Alpers, G. W. & Hofmann, S. G. (2007). The American Way: Die Psychotherapieausbildung in den USA. Verhaltenstherapie & Psychosoziale Praxis, 39, 195-201.

Alpers, G. W. & Pauli, P. (2007). Biopsychologie der Panik, Teil 1. Deutsche Angstzeitschrift, 38, 21-23.

Alpers, G. W. & Pauli, P. (2007). Biopsychologie der Panik, Teil 2. Deutsche Angstzeitschrift, 39, 15-18.

Eisenbarth, H., & Alpers, G. W. (2007). Validierung der deutschen Übersetzung des Psychopathy Personality Inventory (PPI). Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 36, 216-224.

Eisenbarth, H., Alpers, G. W., Segrè, D. & Angrilli, A. (2007). Bewertung von emotionalen Gesichtern durch hoch psychopathische Frauen. In C. Lorei (Ed.), Polizei und Psychologie (pp. 885-899). Frankfurt: Verlag für Polizeiwissenschaft.

Gorges, S., Alpers, G. W., & Pauli, P. (2007). Musical performance anxiety as a form of social anxiety? In A. Williamon & D. Coimbra (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Symposium on Performance Science (pp. 67-72). Utrecht, NL: Association Europeenne des Conservatoires, Academies de Musique et Musikhochschulen (AEC).

Holmes, D., Alpers, G. W., Ismailji, T., Classen, C., Wales, T., Cheasty, V., Miller, A., & Koopman, C. (2007). Cognitive and emotional processing in narratives of women abused by intimate partners. Violence against Women, 13, 1192-1205.

Kenntner-Mabiala, R., Gorges, S., Alpers, G. W., Lehmann, A., & Pauli, P. (2007). Musically induced arousal affects pain perception: A psychophysiological examination. Biological Psychology, 75, 19-23.

 

2006

Alpers, G. W., & Gerdes, A. (2006). Another look at ”look-alikes”: Can judges match belongings with their owners?Journal of Individual Differences, 27, 38-41.

Alpers, G. W., Mühlberger, A., & Pauli, P. (2006). Angst - Neuropsychologie [Anxiety - Neuropsychology]. In H. Förstl, M. Hautzinger & G. Roth (Eds.), Neurobiologie psychischer Störungen [Neurobiology of mental disorders] (pp. 523-544). Heidelberg: Springer.

Alpers, G. W., & Pauli, P. (2006). Emotional Pictures Predominate in Binocular Rivalry. Cognition and Emotion, 20, 596-607.

Melfsen, S., Alpers, G. W., Walitza, S., & Warnke, A. (2006). Angstsensitivität bei Kindern mit Aufmerksamkeits- und Hyperaktivitätsstörung [Anxiety sensitivity in children with hyperactivity attention deficit disorder]. Verhaltenstherapie, 16, 25-30.

Mühlberger, A., Alpers, G. W., & Pauli, P. (2006). Psychophysiologische Methoden [psychophysiological methods]. In F. Petermann & M. Eid (Eds.), Handbuch der Psychologischen Diagnostik (pp. 160-167). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Mueller, J., & Alpers, G. W. (2006). Two facets of being bothered by bodily sensations: anxiety sensitivity and alexithymia in psychosomatic patients. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 47, 489-495.

Mueller, J., Alpers, G. W., & Reim, N. (2006). Dissociation of rated emotional valence and Stroop interference in observer-rated alexithymia. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 61, 261-269.

Wieser, M. J., Mühlberger, A., Alpers, G. W., Macht, M., Ellgring, H., & Pauli, P. (2006). Emotion processing in Parkinson´s Disease: Dissociation of early neuronal processing and explicit ratings. Clinical Neurophysiology, 117, 94-102.

Other publications 2006:

Alpers, G. W. (2006). Autofahrphobie - Horror auf Rädern. Psychologie Heute, 6, 52-53.

Alpers, G. W. (2006). Bachelor und Master kommen - aber wie und wann? Verhaltenstherapie & Psychosoziale Praxis, 38, 205-208.

Alpers, G. W. (2006). Die neuen Bachelor- und Master-Studiengänge. Zeitschrift fur Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 35, 163-164.

Alpers, G. W. (2006). Psychologie-Studienabschlüsse: Besser macht's der Master. Deutsches Ärzteblatt, PP 5, 303-305.

Alpers, G. W. (2006). Wenn Bachelor und Master kommen. Verhaltenstherapie, 16, 72-73.

Alpers, G. W., Krebs, H., Mühlberger, A., Weyers, P., & Pauli, P. (2006). Wissenschaftliche Beiträge zum 24. Symposium der Fachgruppe Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie. Lengerich: Pabst.

 

2005

Alpers, G. W. (2005). Ressourcen-Orientierung [Focusing on resources]. In F. Petermann & H. Reinecker (Eds.), Handbuch der Klinischen Psychologie und Psychotherapie (pp. 334-342). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

 

Alpers, G. W., Ruhleder, M., Walz, N., Mühlberger, A., & Pauli, P. (2005). Binocular rivalry between emotional stimuli: A validation using conditioned stimuli and EEG. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 57, 25-32.

Alpers, G. W., Wilhelm, F. H., & Roth, W. T. (2005). Psychophysiological assessment during exposure in driving phobic patients. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 114 (1), 126-139.

Alpers, G. W., Winzelberg, A. J., Classen, C., Dev, P., Koopman, C., Roberts, H., & Taylor, C. B. (2005). Evaluation of computerized text anaylsis in an Internet breast cancer support group. Computers in Human Behavior, 21, 361-376.

Mühlberger, A., Alpers, G. W., & Pauli, P. (2005). Fear of Flying in the wake of September 11: No evidence for an increase in a German sample. Anxiety Stress and Coping, 18, 343 - 349.

Mühlberger, A., Alpers, G. W., & Pauli, P. (2005). Spezifische Phobien [Specific phobias]. In F. Petermann & H. Reinecker (Eds.), Handbuch der Klinischen Psychologie und Psychotherapie (pp. 472-481). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Neumann, R., Hess, M., Schulz, S., & Alpers, G. W. (2005). Automatic behavioural responses to valence: evidence that facial action is facilitated by evaluative processing. Cognition and Emotion, 19, 499-513.

 

2004

Alpers, G. W. & Tuschen-Caffier, B. (2004). Energy and macronutrient intake in Bulimia Nervosa. Eating Behaviors, 5(3), 241-249.

Alpers, G. W., & Vogel, H. (2004). Bachelor oder Master, wer wird Psychotherapeut? Was die Neufassung der Studienabschlüsse für die Psychotherapieausbildung bedeutet. Psychotherapeutenjournal, 3 (4), 315-319.

 

2003

Alpers, G. W., Abelson, J. L., Wilhelm, F. H., & Roth, W. T. (2003). Salivary cortisol response during exposure treatment in driving phobics. Psychosomatic Medicine, 65(4), 679-687.

Alpers, G. W., Winzelberg, A., & Taylor, C. B. (2003). Internetgruppen für Brustkrebspatientinnen. In R. Ott & C. Eichenberg (Eds.), Klinische Psychologie im Internet (pp. 207-228). Goettingen: Hogrefe.

Winzelberg, A. J., Classen, C., Alpers, G. W., Roberts, H., Koopman, C., Adams, R., Ernst, H., Dev, P.,Taylor, C. B. (2003). Evaluation of an Internet Support Group for Women with Primary Breast Cancer. Cancer, 97 (5), 1164-1173.

Other publications 2003:

Alpers, G. W. (2003). Buchbesprechung: Bandelow, B.; Panik und Agoraphobie: Diagnose, Ursachen, Behandlung. Wien, New York: Springer. Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 32(1), 62-63.

 

2002

Alpers, G. W. (2002). Studies on the Psychophysiology of Situational Phobias. Dissertation Philipps-Universität Marburg: Marburg an der Lahn.

Pauli, P., & Alpers, G. W. (2002). Memory bias in patients with hypochondriasis and somatoform pain disorder. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 52, 45-53.

Roth, W. T., Gomolla, A., Meuret, A. E., Alpers, G. W., Handke, E. M. & Wilhelm, F. H. (2002). High altitudes, anxiety, and panic attacks: Is there a relationship? Depression and Anxiety, 16(2), 51-58.

 

2001

Alpers, G. W., & Tuschen-Caffier, B. (2001). Negative feelings and the desire to eat in bulimia nervosa. Eating Behaviors, 2(4), 339-352.

Wilhelm, F. H., Alpers, G. W., Meuret, A. E., & Roth, W. T. (2001). Respiratory pathophysiology of clinical anxiety outside the laboratory: Assessment of end-tidal pCO2, respiratory pattern variability, and transfer function RSA. In J. Fahrenberg & M. Myrtek (Eds.), Progress in Ambulatory Assessment (pp. 313-343). Göttingen: Hogrefe.


1999

Other publications 1999:

Alpers, G. W. (1999). Fear of driving. Healthline, 18(9), 6-7.