Selected Publications

Sundermann  B., Feldmann R., Mathys  C., Rau Johanna M.H., Garde S., Braje A., Weglage J., Pfleiderer B.
Functional connectivity of cognition-related brain networks in adults with fetal alcohol syndrome.
BMC Medicine (2023) 21:496 (DOI)

Gurgoglione FL, Solinas E, Pfleiderer B, Vezzani A, Niccoli G.
Coronary atherosclerotic plaque phenotype and physiopathologic mechanisms: Is there an influence of sex? Insights from intracoronary imaging.
Atherosclerosis. 2023 Sep 18:117273 (DOI)
Epub ahead of print

Beutter C, Zeller K, Martens U, Pfleiderer B*, Fegeler C*
User-Centered Development of a Mobile App to Assess the Quality of Life of Patients With Cancer: Iterative Investigation and Usability Testing
JMIR Cancer 2023;9:e44985 (DOI)
*equally contributing authors

Gurgoglione FL, Rizzello D, Giacalone R, Ferretti M, Vezzani A, Pfleiderer B, Pelà G, De Panfilis C, Cattabiani MA, Benatti G, Tadonio I, Grassi F, Magnani G, Noni M, Cancellara M, Nicolini F, Ardissino D, Vignali L, Niccoli G, Solinas E.
Precipitating factors in patients with spontaneous coronary artery dissection: Clinical, laboratoristic and prognostic implications.
Int J Cardiol, 2023; 385:1-7 (DOI)

Rau JMH*, Sundermann B*, Pfleiderer B, Dehghan‐Nayyeri M, Garde S, Weglage J, Feldmann R.
Inhibitory control in young adult women with fetal alcohol syndrome: Findings from a pilot functional magnetic resonance imaging study.
Alcohol Clin Exper Res, 2023; 47(3):600-612 (DOI)
* *shared first authorship

Juszczyk P, Sondern L, Pfleiderer B.
Introduction and evaluation of a clinical compulsory elective course on domestic violence.
GMS J Med Educ, 2022; 39(5):Doc56 (Article)

Pfleiderer, B.
Integration of gender aspects in medical teaching - a prerequisite for high-quality clinical medical research and care.
Krankenhauspharmazie, 2022; 43:367-369 (Article)

Darici D, Yüeh-Dan Schneider A, Missler M, Pfleiderer B.
Are stereotypes in decline? The portrayal of female anatomy in e-learning.
Anatom Sci Educ, 2022; 16(4):720-732 (DOI)

Dehghan Nayyeri M, Missler M, Ritterbach R, Sundermann B, Wulms N, Süer A, Dugas M, Pereira MP, Ständer S, Schmelz M, Pfleiderer B.
Altered resting-state functional connectivity of default mode network in brachioradial pruritus.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol, 2022; 36(11):2214-2223 (DOI)

Bregulla JL, Hanisch M, Pfleiderer B.
Dentists’ competence and knowledge on domestic violence and how to improve it – a review.
J Environ Res Public Health, 2022; 19(7): 4361 (DOI)

Vezzani A, Solinas E, Pfleiderer B, Ermio C.
A survey to assess the quality of sleep in female Italian physicians.
Ital J Gender-Specific Med, 2022; 8(2): 81-86 (DOI)

Sondern, L. & Pfleiderer, B.
The Challenge of Involving Medical Doctors as Important Frontline Responders in Fighting Domestic Violence.
Eur Law Enforcement Res Bull, 2021; 21: 141-150 (DOI)

Schoenefeld E, Marschall B, Paul B, Ahrens H, Sensmeier J, Coles J, Pfeiderer B.
Medical education too: sexual harassment within the educational context of medicine – insights of undergraduates.
BMC Med Educ 21, 2021; 81 (DOI)

Ramm M, Sundermann B, Gomes CAD, Möddel G, Langenbruch L, Dehghan Nayyeri M, Young P, Pfleiderer B, Axmacher N.
Probing the relevance of the hippocampus for conflict-induced memory improvement.
NeuroImage, 2021; 226: 117563 (DOI)

Sondern L, Pfleiderer B.
Why the integration of sex and gender aspects will improve Domestic Violence Risk Assessment.
Eur Law Enforcement Res Bull, veröffentlicht 2. Dezember 2020 (DOI)

Kunas SL, Hilbert K, Yang Y, Richter J, Hamm A, Wittmann A, Ströhle A, Pfleiderer B, Herrmann MJ, Lang T, Lotze M, Deckert J, Arolt V, Wittchen HU, Straube B, Kircher T, Gerlach AL, Lueken U.
The modulating impact of cigarette smoking on brain structure in panic disorder: a voxel-based morphometry study.
Soc Cog Affect. Neurosci, 2020; 15(8): 849-859 (DOI)

Sundermann B, Garde G, Dehghan Nayyeri M, Weglage J, Rau J, Pfleiderer B*, Feldmann R*.
Approaching altered inhibitory control in phenylketonuria: A functional MRI study with a Go-NoGo task in young female adults
Eur J Neurosci, 2020; 52(8): 3951-3962 (DOI)
*shared final authorship

Schreitmüller J, Pfleiderer B.
Care and communication in medicine. What role does gender play?
Neurology, 2020; 39(07/08): 468-476 (DOI)

Ridderbusch IC, Yang Y, Weber H, Reif A, Herterich S, Ströhle A, Pfleiderer B, Arolt V, Wittchen H-U, Lueken U, Kircher T, Straube B.
Neural correlates of NOS1 ex1f-VNTR allelic variation in panic disorder and agoraphobia during fear conditioning and extinction in fMRI
NeuroImage: Clinical, 2020; 27: 102268 (DOI)

Ramm M, Sundermann B, Gomes CAD, Möddel G, Langenbruch L, Nagelmann N, Dehghan Nayyeri M, Young P, Pfleiderer B, AxmacherN.
Reduced hippocampal recruitment during response conflict resolution in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy
NeuroImage, June 2020; 213: 116723 (DOI)

Yang Y, Lueken U, Richter J, Hamm A, Wittmann A, Konrad C, Stroehle A, Pfleiderer B, Herrmann MJ, Lang T, Lotze M, Deckert J, Arolt V, Wittchen HU, Straube B*, Kircher T*.
Effect of CBT on Biased Semantic Network in Panic Disorder: A Multicenter fMRI Study using Semantic Priming
Am J Psychiatr, 2020; 177(3):254-264 (DOI)
* shared final authorship 

Gechter J, Liebscher C, Geiger MJ, Wittmann A, Schlagenhauf F, Lueken Ulrike, Wittchen HU, Pfleiderer B, Arolt V, Kircher T, Straube B, Deckert J, Weber H, Herrmann MJ, Reif A, Domschke K, Ströhle A. Association of NPSR1 genotype variation and neural activity in patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia and healthy controls
NeuroImage: Clinical, 2019; 24:102029 (DOI)

Sundermann S, Dehghan Nayyeri M, Pfleiderer B, Stahlberg K, Jünke L, Baiec L, Dieckmann R, Liem D, Happe T, Burgmer M.
Subtle changes of gray matter volume in fibromyalgia reflect chronic musculoskeletal pain rather than disease-specific effects
Eur J Neurosci, 2019; 50(12): 3958-3967 (DOI) 

Ridderbusch IC, Richter J, Yang Y, Hoefler M, Weber H, Reif A, Hamm A, Pané-Farré CA, Gerlach AL, Stroehle A, Pfleiderer B, Arolt V, Wittchen HU, Gloster A, Lang T, Helbig-Lang S, Fehm L, Pauli P, Kircher T, Lueken U, Straube B.
Association of rs7688285 allelic variation coding for GLRB with fear reactivity and exposure-based therapy in patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia
Eur Neuropsychopharmacol, 2019; 29(10): 1138-1151 (DOI)

Mueller SM, Schmid Y,  Navarini A, Manjaly Thomas ZR, Pfleiderer B, Krähenbühl S.
Sex differences in the pharmacology of itch therapies - a narrative review
Curr. Opin. Pharmacol, 2019; 46: 122-142 (DOI)

Wessing I, Platzbecker F, Dehghan Nayyeri M, Romer G, Pfleiderer B.
Maternal perception of children's fear: A fMRI study in mothers of preschool children
Soc Neurosci, 2019; 14(6): 739-750 (DOI)

Dehghan Nayyeri M, Burgmer M, Pfleiderer B.
Impact of pressure as a tactile stimulus on working memory in healthy participants
PlosOne, 2019; 14(3): e0213070 (DOI)

Kunas S, Yang Y Straube B, Kircher T, Gerlach AL, Pfleiderer B, Arolt V, Wittmann A, Stroehle A, Wittchen HU, Lueken U.
The impact of depressive comorbidity on neural plasticity following cognitive-behavioral therapy in panic disorder with agoraphobia
J Affect Disord, 2019; 245: 451-460 (DOI)

Seeger F, Yang Y, Straube B, Kircher T, Höfler M, Wittchen HU, Ströhle A, Wittmann A5, Gerlach AL, Pfleiderer B, Arolt V, Hamm A, Lang T, Alpers GW, Fydrich T, Lueken U.
Clinical and neurofunctional effects of cognitive behavioral therapy on secondary social anxiety disorder in primary panic disorder: a longitudinal fMRI study
Psychother Psychosomat, 2019; 88: 48-51 (DOI)

Wittmann A, Schlagenhauf F, Guhn A, Lueken U, Elle M, Stoy M, Liebscher C, Bermpohl F, Fydrich T, Pfleiderer B, Bruhn H, Gerlach AL, Straube B, Wittchen HU, Arolt V, Heinz A, Kircher T, Ströhle A.
Effects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on Neural Processing of Agoraphobia-Specific Stimuli in Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia
Psychother Psychosom. 2018; 87(6): 350-365 (DOI)

Sundermann B, Pfleiderer B, Minnerup H, Berger K, Douaud G.
Interaction of developmental venous anomalies with resting state functional MRI measures
Am J Neuroradiol, 2018; 39(12): 2326-2332 (DOI)

Hommers L, Richter J, Yang Y, Raab A, Baumann C, Lang K, Schiele M, Weber H, Wittmann A, Wolf C, Alpers G, Arolt V, Domschke K, Fehm L, Fydich T, Gerlach A, Gloster A, Hamm A, Helbig-Lang S, Kircher T, Lang T, Pané-Farré C, Pauli P, Pfleiderer B, Reif A, Romanos M, Straube B, Ströhle A, Wittchen HU, Frantz S, Ertl G, Lohse M, Lueken U, Deckert J.
A functional genetic variation of SLC6A2 repressor hsa-miR-579-3p upregulates sympathetic noradrenergic processes of fear and anxiety
Transl Psychiatry, 2018; 8(1): 226 (DOI)

Pfleiderer B, Bortul M, Palmisano S, Rodde S, Hasebrook J.
Improving female physician´s careers in academic medicine - chances and challenge
Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol, 2018, (32)1: 15-23 (DOI)

Schreitmüller J, Becker J, Zsebedits D, Weskott M, Dehghan-Nayyeri M, Fegeler C, Heue M, Hochleitner M, Kindler-Röhrborn A, Pfleiderer B.
Development and initial Experience of an online Exchange Platform on Sex and Gender Aspects in Medicine: "GenderMed-Wiki"
GMS J Med Educ, 2018, 35(3): Doc32 (DOI)

Stumpf A, Pfleiderer B, Fritz F, Osada N, Chen SC, Ständer S.
Assessment of Quality of Life in chronic pruritus: Relationship between the ItchyQoL and DLQI in 1150 patients
Acta Derm Venereol, 2018, Jan 12; 98(1):142-143 (DOI)

Hasebrook J, Hahnenkamp K, Buhre WF, de Korte-de Boer D, Hamaekers AE, Metelmann B, Metelmann C, Bortul M, Palmisano S, Mellin-Olsen J, Macas A, Andres J, Prokop-Dorner A, Vymazal T, Hinkelmann J, Rodde S, Pfleiderer B.
Medicine Goes Female: Protocol for Improving Career Options of Females and Working Conditions for Researching Physicians in Clinical Medical Research by Organizational Transformation and Participatory Design
JMIR Res Protoc, 2017, 6(8): e152 (DOI)

Lueken U, Kuhn M, Yang Y, Straube B, Kircher T, Wittchen HU, Pfleiderer B, Arolt V, Wittmann A, Ströhle A, Weber H, Reif A, Domschke K, Deckert J, Lonsdorf T.
Modulation of defensive reactivity by GLRB allelic variation: Converging evidence from an intermediate phenotype approach
Trans Psychiatry, 2017, 7(9): e1227 (DOI)

Feder S*, Sundermann B*, Wersching H, Teuber A, Kugel H, Teismann H, Heindel W, Berger K, Pfleiderer B.
Sample heterogeneity in unipolar depression as assessed by functional connectivity analyses is dominated by general disease effects
J Affect Disord, 2017, 222: 79-87 (DOI)
*Equally authoritative first author

Sundermann B*, Bode J*, Lueken U, Westphal D, Gerlach AL, Straube B, Wittchen HU, Ströhle A, Wittmann A, Konrad C, Kircher T, Arolt V, Pfleiderer B.
Support vector machine analysis of functional MRI of interoception does not reliably predict individual outcomes of cognitive behavioral in panic disorder with agroaphobia
Front Psychiatry, 2017, 8: 99 (DOI)
*Equally authoritative first author

Stumpf A, Pfleiderer B, Schneider G, Heuft G, Schmelz M, Phan NQ, Ständer S, Burgmer M.
Distraction from itch shows brainstem activation without reduction of experimental itch sensation
Acta Derm Venereol, 2017, 97(9): 1074-1080 (DOI)

Diemer J, Zwanzger P, Fohrbeck I, Zavorotnyy M, Notzon S, Siling K, Arolt V, Domscjke K, Pfleiderer B.
Influence of single-dose quetiapine on fear network activity - A pharmaco-imaging study
Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry, 2017, 76: 80-87 (DOI)

Sundermann B, Feder S, Wersching H, Teuber A, Schwindt W, Kugel H, Heindel W, Arolt V, Berger K, Pfleiderer B.
Diagnostic classification of unipolar depression based on resting state functional connectivity MRI: effects of generalization to a diverse sample
J Neural Transm (Vienna), 2017, 124(5): 589-605 (DOI)

Zeidler C, Pfleiderer B, Ständer S.
New treatment options for chronic pruritus
Hautarzt, 2016, 67(8): 627-34 (DOI)

Yang Y, Lueken U, Wittmann A, Holtz K, Kleint NI, Hermann MJ, Sass K, Jansen A,  Konrad C, Ströhle A, Pfleiderer B, Lotze M, Hamm A, Deckert J, Arolt V, Wittchen HU, Kircher T, Straube B.
Neural correlated of individual differences in anxiety sensitivity: An fMRI study using semantic priming
Soc Cognit Affect Neurosci, 2016, 11(8): 1245-54 (DOI)

Dehghan M, Schmidt-Wilcke T, Pfleiderer B, Eickhoff SB, Petzke F, Richard HE, Montoya P, Burgmer M.
Coordinate-based (ALE) meta-analysis of brain activation in patients with fibromyalgia
Hum Bain Mapp, 2016, 37(5): 1749-58 (DOI)

Liebscher C, Wittmann A, Gechter J, Schlangenhauf J, Lueken U, Plag J, Straube B, Pfleiderer B, Fehm L, Gerlach AL, Kircher T, Fydrich T, Deckert J, Wittchen HU, Heinz A, Arolt V, Ströhle A.
Facing the fear - clinical and neural effects of cognitive behavioural and pharmacotherapy in panic disorder with agoraphobia
Eur Neuropsychopharmacol, 2016, 26(3): 431-44 (DOI)

Hermesdorf M, Sundermann B, Feder S, Schwindt W, Minnerup J, Arolt V. Berger K, Pfleiderer B, Wersching H.
Major Depressive Disorder: Findings of Reduced Homotopic Connectivity and Investigation of Underlying Structural Mechanisms
Hum Brain Mapp, 2016, 37(3): 1209-17 (DOI)

Stumpf A, Zerey V, Heuft G, Ständer S,, Pfleiderer B, Schneider G.
Itch perception and skin reactions as modulated by verbal suggestions: role of participant's and investigator's sex
Acta Derm Venereol, 2016, 96(5): 619-623 (DOI)

Bokko S, Zeidler C, Osada N, Riepe C, Pfleiderer B, Pogatzki-Zahn E, Ständer S.
Intraepidermal nerve fiber density is decreased in lesional and interlesional prurigo nodularis and reconstitutes by healing of lesions
Acta Derm Venereol, 2016, 96(3): 404-406 (DOI)

Weber H, Richter J, Straube B, Luecken U, Domschke K, Schartner C, Klauke B, Baumann C, Pané-Farré C, Jacob CP, Scholz CJ, Zwanzger P, Lang T, Fehm L, Jansen A, Konrad C, Fydrich T, Wittmann A, Pfleiderer B, Ströhle A, Gerlach AL, Alpers GW, Arolt V, Pauli P, Wittchen HU, Kent L, Hamm A, Kircher T, Deckert J, Reif A.
Allelic variation in CRHR1 predisposes to panic disorder by biasing towards fear
Molecular Psychiatry, 2015, 21(6): 813-821 (DOI)

Ruland T*, Domschke K*, Schütte V, Zavorotny M, Kugel H, Notzon S, Vennewald N, Ohrmann P, Arolt V, Pfleiderer B#, Zwanzger P#.
Neuropeptide S receptor gene variation modulates glutamatergic anterior cingulate cortex activity during CCK-4 induced panic
Eur Neuropharmacol, 2015, 25(10):1677-82, (DOI)
* Gleichberechtigte Erstautorenschaft
# Gleichberechtigte Letztautorenschaft

Warlich B, Fritz F, Osada B, Bruland P, Stumpf A, Schneider G, Dugas M, Pfleiderer B, Ständer S.
Health-Related Quality of Life in Chronic Pruritus: An Analysis Related to Disease Etiology, Clinical Skin Conditions and Itch Intensity
Br J Dermatol, 2015, 231(3):253-9, (DOI)

Luecken U, Straube B, Yang Y, Hahn T, Beesdo-Baum K, Wittchen HU, Konrad C, Ströhle A, Wittmann A, Gerlach AL, Pfleiderer B, Arolt V, Kircher T.
Separating depressive comorbidity from panic disorder: a combined functional magnetic resonance imaging and machine learning approach
J Affect Disord, 2015, 184:182-192, (DOI)

Becker JC*, Burghaus D*, Kappes K, Heue M, Liebelt A, Kindler-Röhrborn A, Pfleiderer B.
Warum Medizin studieren? Analyse von Beweggründen von Studierenden für die Entscheidung zum Medizinstudium / Why medicine? Analyzing students' motives for studying medicine
Dtsch med Wochenschr 2015; 140(21): e207-e216, (DOI)
* Gleichberechtigte Erstautorenschaft

Stumpf A, Ständer S, Warlich B, Fritz F, Bruland P, Pfleiderer B, Heuft G, Schneider G.
Relations between chronic pruritus characteristics and psychological comorbidities of chronic pruritus differ between males and females - females are more anxious than males
Br J Dermatol., 2015, 172(5):1323-1328, (DOI)

Ständer S, Pogatzki-Zahn E, Stumpf A, Fritz F, Pfleiderer B, Ritzkat A, Bruland P, Lotts T, Müller-Tidow C, Heuft G, Pavenstädt HJ, Schneider G, Van Aken H, Heindel W, Wiendl H, Dugas M, Luger TA.
Facing the challenges of chronic pruritus - a report from a multi-disciplinary medical itch center in Germany
Acta Dermato Venereol, 2015, 95(2):266-271, (DOI)

Burghaus B*, Becker JC*, Kappes K, Heue M, Kindler-Röhrborn A, Pfleiderer B.
Gender-specific aspects knowledge and gender sensitivity in medical education - an inventory study
*Gleichberechtigte Erstautorenschaft
Das Gesundheitswesen, Februar 2015, Internetportal, (DOI)

Hahn T, Kircher T, Straube B, Wittchen HU, Konrad C, Ströhle A, Wittmann A, Pfleiderer B, Reif A, Arolt V, Lueken U.
Predicting treatment response to cognitive-behavioral therapy in panic disorder with agoraphobia by integrating local neural information
JAMA Psychiatry, Januar 2015, 72(1):68-74 (DOI)

Straube B, Reif A, Richter J, Lueken U, Weber H, Arolt V, Jansen A, Zwanzger P, Domschke K, Pauli P, Konrad C, Gerlach AL, Lang T, Fydrich T, Alpers G, Ströhle A, Wittmann A, Pfleiderer B, Wittchen HU, Hamm A.
The functional - 1019C/G HTR1A polymorphism and mechanisms of fear
Translat Psychiatry, Dezember 2014, 4(12):e490 (DOI)

Pfleiderer B, Timo B, Stroux D, Ewert A, Konrad C, Gerlach AL.
Internal focus of attention in anxiety-sensitive females up-regulates amygdale activity - an fMRI study
J Neural Transm., November 2014, 121(11): 1417-28 (DOI)

Lueken U, Straube B, Wittchen HU, Konrad C, Ströhle A, Wittmann A, Pfleiderer B, Reif A, Arolt V, Kircher T, Deckert J.
Therapygenetics: anterior cingulate cortex - amygdala coupling is associated with 5-HTTLPR and treatment response in panic disorder and agoraphobia
J Neural Transm., Januar 2014, 122(1):135-44, (DOI)

Sundermann B, Olde Lütke Beverborg M, Pfleiderer B.
Toward literature-based feature selection for diagnostic classification: a meta-analysis of resting-state fMRI in depression
Front Hum Neurosci., September 2014, 8:692 (DOI)

Zwanzger P, Yassouridis A, Pfleiderer B
"Acute Shift in Glutamate-Concentrations Following Experimentally Induced Panic with Cholecystokinin-Tetrapeptide - A 3T-MRS Study in Healthy Subjects" - A reply to the letter of the Editor
Neuropsychopharmacol., Oktober 2014, 39(11):2707-2708 (DOI)

Straube B, Lueken U, Jansen A, Konrad C, Gloster AT, Gerlach AL, Strohle A, Wittmann A, Pfleiderer B, Gauggel S, Wittchen HU, Arolt V, Kircher T.
Neural correlates of procedural variants in cognitive behavioral therapy: A randomized, controlled multicentre fMRI study
Psychother Psychosom, 2014, 83(4):222-33 (DOI)

Sundermann B, Burgmer M, Pogatzki-Zahn E, Gaubitz M, Stüber C, Wessolleck E, Heuft G, Pfleiderer B.
Diagnostic classification based on functional connectivity in chronic pain: model optimization in fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis
Acad Radiol, 2014, 21(3):369-77 (DOI)

Wittmann A, Schlagenhauf F, Guhn A, Lueken U, Stoy M, Bermpoh l F, Fydrich T, Pfleiderer B, Bruhn H, Gerlach AL, Kircher T, Straube B, Wittchen HU, Arolt V, Heinz A, Ströhle A.
The Neural Correlates of Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia
Psychol Med, 2014, 44(11):2385-2396 (DOI)

Lueken U, Straube B, Reinhardt I, Maslowski NI, Wittchen HU, Ströhle A, Wittmann A, Pfleiderer B, Konrad C, Ewert A, Uhlmann C, Arolt V, Jansen A, Kircher T.
Altered top-down and bottom-up processing of fear conditioning in panic disorder with agoraphobia
Psychol Med., 2014, 44(2):381-94 (DOI)

Sundermann B, Herr D, Schwindt W, Pfleiderer B.
Multivariate Classification of Blood Oxygen Level–Dependent fMRI Data with Diagnostic Intention: A Clinical Perspective
Am J Neuroradiol., 2014, 35(5):848-55 (DOI)

Stumpf A, Burgmer M, Schneider G, Heuft G,  Schmelz M, Ngoc Quan Phan, Ständer S, Pfleiderer B.
Sex Differences in Itch Perception and Modulation by Distraction - an fMRI Pilot Study in Healthy Volunteers
PLoS One, 2013, 8(11): e79123 (DOI)

Burgmer M, Rehbein MA, Wrenger M, Kandil J, Heuft G, Steinberg C, Pfleiderer B, Junghöfer M.
Early affective processing in patients with acute posttraumatic stress disorder: magnetoencephalographic correlates
PLoS ONE, 2013, 8(8): e71289 (DOI)

Lueken U, Straube B. Konrad C, Wittchen HU, Ströhle A, Wittmann A, Pfleiderer B, Uhlmann C, Arolt V, Jansen A, Kircher T.
Neural substrates of treatment response to cognitive behavioral therapy in panic disorder with agoraphobia
Am J Psychiatry, 2013, 170(11):1345-55 (DOI)

Sundermann B, Herr D, Schwindt W, Pfleiderer B.
Multivariate Classification of Blood Oxygen Level–Dependent fMRI Data with Diagnostic Intention: A Clinical Perspective
Am J Neuroradiol., 2013, (epub ahead of print)

Zwanzger P, Zavorotnyy M, Gencheva E, Diemer K, Kugel H, Heindel W, Ruland T, Ohrmann P, Arolt V, Domschke K, Pfleiderer B.
Acute Shift in Glutamate-Concentrations Following Experimentally Induced Panic with Cholecystokinin-Tetrapeptide - A 3T-MRS Study in Healthy Subjects
Neuropsychopharmacology, 2013 Aug;38(9):1648-54 (DOI)

Ständer S, Stumpf A, Osada N, Wilp S, Chatzigeorgakidis E, Pfleiderer B.
Gender differences in chronic pruritus: Women present different morbidity, more scratch lesions and higher burdon
Brit J Dermatol., Juni 2013, 168(6): 1273-80 (DOI)

Abdulkadir A, Ronneberger O, Wolf RC, Pfleiderer B, Saft C, Klöppel S.
Functional and Structural MRI Biomarkers to Detect pre-clinical Neurodegeneration
Curr Alzheimer Res.,1. Februar 2013, 10(2):125-34 (DOI)

Reif A, Richter J, Straube B, Höfler M, Lueken U, Gloster AT, Weber H, Domschke K, Fehm L, Ströhle A, Jansen A, Gerlach A, Pyka M, Reinhardt I, Konrad C, Wittmann A, Pfleiderer B, Alpers GW, Pauli P, Lang T, Arolt V, Wittchen HU, Hamm A, Kircher T, Decker J.
MAOA and mechanisms of panic disorder revisited: from bench to molecular psychotherapy
Mol Psychiatry, 15. Januar 2013, Epub ahead of print

Kircher T, Arolt V, Jansen A, Pyka M, Reinhardt I, Kellermann T, Konrad C, Lueken U, Gloster AT, Gerlach AL, Ströhle A, Wittmann A, Pfleiderer B, Wittchen HU, Straube B.
Effect of cognitive behavioural therapy on neural correlates of fear conditioning in panic disorder
Biol Psych 2013, 73(1):93-101 (DOI)

Pfleiderer B, Burghaus D, Bayer G, Kindler-Röhrborn A, Heue M, Becker JC.
Integration of gender-specific aspects into medical curricula - status quo and future perspectives
GMS Z Med Ausbild., 2012, 29(5):Doc65, (DOI)

Sundermann B, Pfleiderer B.
Functional connectivity profile of the human inferior frontal junction: involvement in a cognitive control network.
BMC Neurosci 2012, 13:119 (DOI)

Zwanzger P, Zavorotnyy M, Diemer J, Ruland T, Domschke K, Christ M, Michael N, Pfleiderer B.
Auditory Processing in Remitted Major Depression - A Long-Term Follow-Up Study using 3T-fMRI
J Neural Transm., July 2012, (DOI)

Burgmer M, Kugel H, Pfleiderer B, Ewert A, Lenzen T, Pioch R, Pyka M, Sommer J, Arolt V. Heuft G, Konrad C.
The mirror neuron system under hypnosis - Brain substrates of voluntary and involuntary motor activation in hypnotic paralysis
Cortex, June 20 2012, Epub ahead of print

Labrenz F*, Themann M*, Wascher E, Beste C, Pfleiderer B. (*gleichberechtigte Erstautorenschaft)
Neural Correlates of Individual Performance Differences in Resolving Perceptual Conflicts
PLoS ONE, 2012, 7(8):e42849 (DOI)

Burgmer M, Pfleiderer B, Maihöfner C, Gaubitz M, Wessolleck E, Heuft G, Pogatzki-Zahn E.
Cerebral mechanisms of experimental hyperalgesia in fibromyalgia
Eur J Pain, 2012, 16:636-47 (DOI)

Lueken U, Wittchen HU, Konrad C, Straube B, Wittmann A, Stroehle A, Pfleiderer B, Ewerts A, Reinhardt I, Kircher T.
Association between neural correlates of fear conditioning and therapy response in patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia
Eur Neuropsychopharmacol., 2011, 21:527-527 (DOI)

Burgmer M*, Petzke F*, Giesecke T, Gaubitz M, Heuft G, Pfleiderer B.  (*gleichberechtigte Erstautorenschaft) 
Cerebral activation and catastrophizing during pain anticipation in patients
with fibromyalgia
Psychosom Med, 2011, 73(9): 751-9 (DOI)

Beste C, Schüttke A, Pfleiderer B*, Saft C*. (*gleichberechtigte Letztautorenschaft) 
Music perception and movement deterioration in Huntington’s disease
PLoS Curr. 2011 Sep 20;3:RRN1252 (DOI)

Pyka M, Burgmer M, Lenzen T, Pioch R, Dannlowski U, Pfleiderer B, Ewert AW, Heuft G, Arolt V, Konrad C. 
Brain correlates of hypnotic paralysis-a resting-state fMRI study
Neuroimage 2011, 56(4):2173-2182 (DOI)

Sundermann B*, Pfleiderer B*, Möller HE, Schwindt W, Weglage J, Lepsien J, Feldmann R. (*gleichberechtigte Erstautorenschaft) 
Tackling frontal-lobe related functions in PKU through functional brain imaging: a Stroop task in adult patients.
J Inherit Metab Dis 2011, 34(3):711-721 (DOI)

Sehlmeyer C, Dannlowski U, Schöning S , Kugel H, Pyka M, Pfleiderer B,
Zwitserlood P, Schiffbauer H, Heindel W, Arolt V, Konrad C.
Neural correlates of trait anxiety in fear extinction
Psychol Med 2011, 41(4):789-798 (DOI)

Burgmer M, Pogatzki-Zahn EM, Gaubitz M, Stüber C, Wessoleck E, Heuft G,
Pfleiderer B.
Fibromyalgia unique temporal brain activation during experimental pain - a controlled fMRI Study
J Neural Transm 2010, 117(1):123-131 (DOI)

Pogatzki-Zahn EM, Wagner C, Meinhardt-Renner, A, Burgmer M, Beste C, Zahn
PK, Pfleiderer B.
Coding of incisional pain in the brain: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study in human volunteers
Anesthesiology 2010, 112(2):406-17 (DOI)

Pfleiderer B, Zinkirciran S, Michael N, Hohoff C, Kersting A, Arolt V, Deckert
J, Domschke K.
Altered auditory processing in patients with panic disorder - a pilot study
World J Biol Psychiatry 2010, 11(8):945-955 (DOI)

Beste C, Konrad C, Saft C, Ukas T, Andrich J, Pfleiderer B, Hausmann M,
Falkenstein M.
Alterations in voluntary movement execution in Huntington's disease are
related to the dominant motor system: evidence from event-related potentials
Exp Neurol 2009, 216(1):148-57 (DOI)

Sehlmeyer C, Schöning S, Zwitserlood P, Pfleiderer B, Kircher T, Arolt V,
Konrad C
Human Fear Conditioning and Extinction in Neuroimaging: a Review
PLoS ONE 2009, 4(6): e5865. (DOI)

Burgmer M, Gaubitz M, Konrad C, Wrenger M, Hilgart S, Heuft G, Pfleiderer B.
Decreased Gray Matter Volumes in the Cingulo-Frontal Cortex and the Amygdala
in Patients with Fibromyalgia
Psychosom Med 2009, 71(5):566-73 (DOI)

Michael N, Erfurth E, Pfleiderer B
Elevated metabolites within dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in rapid cycling bipolar disorder
Psychiatry Res. 2009, 172(1):78-81 (DOI)

Burgmer M, Pogatzki-Zahn E, Gaubitz M, Wessoleck E, Heuft G, Pfleiderer B
Altered Brain Activity during Pain Processing in Fibromyalgia
Neuroimage 2009, 44(2):502-8 (DOI)

Jansen A, Sehlmeyer C, Pfleiderer B, Sommer J, Konrad C, Zwitserlood P, Knecht S
Assessment of verbal memory by fMRI: lateralization and functional neuroanatomy
Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2009, 111(1):57-62 (DOI)

Michael N, Pfleiderer B
Primary Onset of Bipolar Disorder as Rapid Cycling after Cessation of Oral Contraceptive
World J Biol Psychiatry 2009, 10(4_3):1039-1040 (DOI)

Beste C, Schüttke A, Konrad C, Saft C, Andrich J, Pfleiderer B
Functional Connectivity During Auditory Processing in Huntington’s Disease
J Psychophysiol 2008, 22(4):195-201 (DOI)

Christ M, Michael N., Hihn H, Schüttke A, Konrad C, Baune BT, Jansen A, Pfleiderer B.
Auditory processing of sine tones before, during and after ECT in depressed patients by fMRI
J Neural Transm 2008, 115(8):1199-211 (DOI)

Beste C, Saft C, Konrad C, Andrich J, Habbel A, Schepers I, Jansen A, Pfleiderer B, Falkenstein  M
Levels of error processing in Huntington´s disease: a combined study using event-related potentials and voxel-based morphometry
Hum Brain Map 2008, 29(2):121-130 (DOI)

Saft C, Schüttke A, Beste C, Andrich J, Heindel W, Pfleiderer B
fMRI reveals altered auditory processing in manifest and premanifest Huntington’s disease
Neuropsychologia 2008, 46(5):1279-89 (DOI)

Bettendorf O, Schmidt H, Eltze E, Rody A, Herchenröder F, Jackisch C, Böcker W, Pfleiderer B.
Quantitative measurement of telomerase activity and localization of its catalytic subunit (hTERT) in chronic inflammation of capsule formation around various model implants and in sarcomas in a rat model
J Biomed Mat Res A, 2008, 85A(3):646-650 (DOI)

Pfleiderer B, Zinkirciran S, Arolt V, Heindel W, Deckert J, Domschke K
fMRI Amygdala Activation during a Spontaneous Panic Attack in a Patient with Panic Disorder
World J Biol Psychiatry, 2007, 8(4):269-72 (DOI)

Rothermundt M, Ohrmann P, Abel S, Siegmund A, Pedersen A, Ponath G, Suslow T, Peters M, Kaestner F, Heindel W, Arolt V, Pfleiderer B
Glial cell activation in a subgroup of patients with schizophrenia indicated by increased S100B serum concentrations and elevated myo-inositol
Progr Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry, 2007, 31(2):361-364 (DOI)

Ohrmann P, Siegmund A, Suslow T, Pedersen A, Spitzberg K, Kersting A, Rothermundt M, Arolt V, Heindel W, Pfleiderer B
Cognitive impairment and in vivo metabolites in first-episode neuroleptic-naive and chronic medicated schizophrenic patients: a proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy study
J Psychiatr Res 2007, 41(8):625-364 (DOI)

Tollkötter M, Pfleiderer B, Sörös P, Michael N.
Effects of antidepressive therapy on auditory processing in severely depressed patients: a combined MRS and MEG study
J Psychiatr Res 2006, 40(4):293-306 (DOI)

Sörös P, Michael N, Tollkötter M, Pfleiderer B.
The neurochemical basis of human cortical auditory processing: Combining proton magnetic  resonance spectroscopy and magnetoencephalography
BMC Biol 2006, 4:25 (DOI)

Hihn H, Baune BT, Michael N, Markowitsch H, Arolt V, Pfleiderer B
Memory performance in severely depressed patients treated by electroconvulsive therapy
J ECT 2006, 22(3):189-195 (DOI)

Rabe K, Michael N, Kugel H, Heindel W, Pfleiderer B.
fMRI studies of sensitivity and habituation effects within the auditory cortex at 1.5T and 3T
J Magn Reson Imag 2006, 23(4):454-458 (DOI)

Ohrmann P, Siegmund A, Suslow T, Spitzberg K, Kersting A, Arolt V, Heindel W, Pfleiderer B.
Evidence for glutamatergic neuronal dysfunction in the prefrontal cortex in chronic medicated but not in first-episode neuroleptic-naive patients with schizophrenia: a proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy study
Schizophren. Res., 2005, 73(2-3):153-157 (DOI)

Pfleiderer B, Lange J, Loske KD, Sunderkötter C.
Metabolic disturbances during short exercises in dermatomyositis revealed by real-time functional 31P magnetic resonance spectroscopy.
Rheumatology (Oxford). 2004, 43(6):696-703 (DOI)

Ohrmann P, Kersting A, Suslow T, Lalee-Mentzel J, Donges JS, Fiebich M, Arolt V, Heindel W, Pfleiderer B
Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Anorexia Nervosa: Correlations with Cognition
Neuroreport, 2004, 15(3):549-553 (PMID: 15094521)

Pfleiderer B, Ohrmann P, Suslow T, Wolgast M, Gerlach AL, Heindel W, Michael N.
N-Acteylacetate levels of left frontal cortex are associated with verbal  intelligence in women but not in men: a proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy study
Neurosci., 2004, 123(4):1053-1058 (DOI)

Michael N, Ostermann J, Sörös P, Schwindt W, Pfleiderer B.
Altered habituation in the auditory cortex in a subgroup of depressed patients by functional magnetic resonance imaging
Neuropsychobiol, 2004, 49(1):5-9 (DOI)

Schwindt W, Kugel H, Bachmann R, Kloska S, Allkemper T, Maintz D, Pfleiderer B, Tombach B, Heindel W.
Magnetic resonance imaging protocols for examination of the neurocranium at 3 T
Eur Radiology 2003, 13(9):2170-2179 (DOI)

Michael N, Erfurth A, Ohrmann P, Arolt V, Heindel W, Pfleiderer B.
Metabolic changes within the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex occurring with electroconvulsive therapy in patients with treatment resistant unipolar depression
Psychol. Med., 2003, 33(7):1277-1284 (DOI)

Michael N, Gössling M, Reutemann M, Kersting A, Heindel W, Arolt V, Pfleiderer B.
Metabolic changes after repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) of the left prefrontal cortex: a sham-controlled proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1H MRS) study of healthy brain.
Eur J Neurosci, 2003, 17(11):2462-2468 (DOI)

Michael N, Erfurth, A, Ohrmann P, Gösling M, Arolt, V, Heindel W, Pfleiderer B.
Acute mania is accompanied by elevated glutamate/glutamine levels within the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex
Psychopharmacol., 2003, 168(3):344-346 (DOI)

Pfleiderer B, Michael N, Erfurth A, Ohrmann P, Homann U, Wolgast M,
Fiebich M, Arolt V, Heindel W.
Effective electroconvulsive therapy reverses glutamate/glutamine deficit in the left anterior cingulum of unipolar depressed patients
Psychiatry Res, 2003, 122(3):185-192 (DOI)

Michael N, Erfurth A, Ohrmann P, Arolt V, Heindel W, Pfleiderer B.
Neurotrophic effects of electroconvulsive Therapy: a Proton Magnetic resonance study of the left amygdalar region in patients with treatment resistant depression
Neuropsychopharmacology, 2003, 28(4):720-725 (DOI)

Book Chapters

Pfleiderer B. (2020) Ein Aufbruch zu neuen Wegen im Gesundheitswesen! In: Kortmann B, Schulze GG (eds), Jenseits von Corona: Unsere Welt nach der Pandemie – Perspektiven aus der Wissenschaft pp 81-90. Transcript Verlag, Print ISBN: 978-3-8376-5517-9, ISBN-epub: 978-3-7328-5517-9, ISBN-pdf: 978-3-8394-5517-3 (DOI)

Sondern L, Pfleiderer B. (2020) Ersthilfe bei schwerer häuslicher Gewalt –Ergebnisse aus dem IMPRODOVA-Projekt. In: Büttner M (ed.), Handbuch Häusliche Gewalt pp 119-126. Schattauer Verlag, Print ISBN: 978-3-608-40045-8, ISBN-epub: 978-3-608-12063-9, ISBN-pdf: 978-3-608-20477-3 (DOI)

Pfleiderer B, Ritzkat A, Pogatzki-Zahn E. (2017) Sex and Gender Effects in Pain. In: Saba L. (eds) Neuroimaging of Pain pp 395-410. Springer, Cham. Print ISBN 978-3-319-48044-2, Online ISBN 978-3-319-48046-6 (DOI)

Stumpf A, Pfleiderer B. (2016) Sex- and Gender-Specific Differences in Chronic Pruritus. In: Misery L., Ständer S. (eds) Pruritus pp 117-122. Springer, Cham. Print ISBN 978-3-319-33140-9, Online ISBN 978-3-319-33142-3 (DOI)