Prof. Dr. Petra H. Wirtz

Lehrstuhlinhaberin

Biologische Arbeits- und Gesundheitspsychologie
Postfach 42
78457 Konstanz

Raum D 518
Tel.: + 49 7531 88 3742
Fax: + 49 7531 88 5028
Email: petra.wirtz [at] uni-konstanz.de

Sprechstunde: Fr 13.00-14.00, nach Voranmeldung

Publikationen

in press
Book chapter

Wirtz, P.H. (in press). Chapter 40: Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenocortical Axis. In: Waldstein, S.R., Katzel, L.I. & Kop, W.J. (Eds): Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine. Springer.

2016
Article

Kuebler, U., Arpagaus, A., Meister, R.E., von Känel, R., Huber, S., Ehlert, U. & Wirtz, P.H. (2016). Dark chocolate attenuates intracellular pro-inflammatory reactivity to acute psychosocial stress in men: a randomized controlled trial. Brain Behav Immun. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2016.04.006. (IF: 5.9)[Link]

2016
Article

Zuccarella-Hackl, C., von Kanel, R., Thomas, L., Kuebler, P., Schmid, J.P., Mattle, H., Mono, M.L., Rieben, R., Wiest, R. & Wirtz, P.H. (2016). Higher macrophage superoxide anion production in coronary artery disease (CAD) patients with Type D personality. Psychoneuroendocrinology 68:186-193. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2016.02.031. (IF: 4.7)[Link]

2016
Article

Zuccarella-Hackl, C., von Kanel, R., Thomas, L., Hauser, M., Kuebler, U., Widmer, H.R. & Wirtz, P.H. (2016). Macrophage superoxide anion production in essential hypertension: associations with biological and psychological cardiovascular risk factors. Psychosom Med 78(6):750-7. (IF: 3.6), www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27187852

2015
Article

*Kuebler, U., *Wirtz, P.H., Sakai, M., Stemmer, A., Meister, R.E., Ehlert, U. (2015) Anticipatory cognitive stress appraisal modulates suppression of wound-induced macrophage activation by acute psychosocial stress. Psychophysiology 52(4):499-508. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12368 (IF: 3.1)* shared first authorship; Epub ahead of print in 2014[Link]

2015
Article

Kuebler, U., Zuccarella-Hackl, C., Arpagaus, A., Wolf, J.M., Farahmand, F., von Känel, R., Ehlert, U., Wirtz, P. (2015) Stress-induced modulation of NF-κB activation, inflammation-associated gene expression, and cytokine levels in blood of healthy men. Behavior and Immunity 46:87-95.(IF: 5.9) doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2014.12.024[Link]

2014
Article

Kuebler, U., Trachsel, M., von Känel, R., Abbruzzese, E., Ehlert, U. & Wirtz, P.H. (2014). Attributional styles and stress-related atherogenic plasma lipid reactivity in essential hypertension. J Psychosom Res 77(1):51-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2014.04.004. (IF: 2.8)[Link]

2014
Article

Wirtz, P.H., von Känel, R., Meister, R., Arpagaus, A., Treichler, S., Kuebler, U., Huber, S., Ehlert, U. (2014). Dark chocolate buffers stress reactivity in humans. J Am Coll Cardiol 63(21):2297-99. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.02.580. (IF: 17.8) [Link]

2014
Article

von Kanel, R., Meister R., Stutz, M., Kummer, P., Arpagaus, A., Huber, S., Ehlert, U. & Wirtz, P.H. (2014). Effects of dark chocolate consumption on the prothrombotic response to acute psychosocial stress in healthy men. Thromb Haemost 112(6):1151-8. doi: 10.1160/TH14-05-0450. (IF: 5.3)[Link]

2014
Article

Kuebler, U., von Kanel, R:, Heimgartner, N., Zuccarella, C., Stirnimann, G., Ehlert, U. & Wirtz, P.H. (2014). Norepinephrine infusion with and without alpha-adrenergic blockade by phentolamine increases salivary alpha amylase but not cortisol levels in healthy men. Psychoneuroendocrinology 49:290-8. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2014.07.023. (IF: 4.7)[Link]

2014
Article

Thomas, L., Schwaninger, A., Heimgartner, N., Hedinger, P., Hofer, F., Ehlert, U. & Wirtz, P.H. (2014). Stress-induced cortisol secretion impairs detection performance in airport security x-ray baggage screening for hidden weapons by screening novices. Psychophysiology 51(9):912-20. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12229. (IF: 3.1)[Link]

2013
Article

*Kuebler, U., *Wirtz, P.H., Sakai, M., Stemmer, A. & Ehlert, U. (2013). Acute stress reduces microbicidal potential of ex vivo isolated human monocyte-derived macrophages. PLoS One 2013;8(2):e55875. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055875. (IF: 3.5) *shared first authorship [Link]

2013
Article

Kuebler, U., Ehlert, U., Zuccarella, C., Sakai, M., Stemmer, A. & Wirtz, P.H. (2013). An in vitro method to investigate the microbicidal potential of human macrophages for use in psychosomatic research. Psychosom Med 75(9):841-8. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000008. (IF: 3.6) [Link]

2013
Article

Nedeljkovic, M., Webfer, V., Ausfeld-Hafter, B., Wirtz, P.H., & Streitberger, K. (2013). Influence of general self-efficacy as a mediator in Taiji-induced stress reduction - Results from a randomized controlled trial. European Journal of Integrative Medicine 5(3);284-290. doi: 10.1016/j.eujim.2012.12.001 (IF: 0.8) [Link]

2013
Article

Wirtz, P.H., Ehlert, U., Kottwitz, M., LaMarca, R., Semmer, N. (2013). Occupational role stress is associated with higher cortisol reactivity to stress. J Occup Health Psychol 18(2):121-31. doi: 10.1037/a0031802. (IF: 2.0) [Link]

2013
Article

Kuebler, U., Linnebank, M., Semmler, A., Stoffel-Wagner, B., La Marca, R., Ehlert, U., & Wirtz, P.H. (2013). Plasma homocysteine levels increase following stress in older but not younger men. Psychoneuroendocrinology 38(8):1381-1387. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2012.12.003. (IF: 4.7) [Link]

2013
Article

Wirtz, P.H., Thomas, L., Domes, G., Penedo, F.J., Ehlert, U. & Nussbeck, F.W. (2013). Psychoendocrine validation of a short measure for assessment of perceived stress management skills in different non-clinical populations. Psychoneuroendocrinology 38(4):572-86. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2012.07.017. (IF: 4.7) [Link]

2013
Article

Austin, A.W., Wirtz, P.H., Patterson, S.M., Stutz, M., von Känel, R. (2013). Reply to Letters From Fall and Bailey, and Muldoon. Psychosom Med 75(2):223-225. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0b013e318286f949. (IF: 3.6)[Link]

2013
Article

Wirtz, P.H., Siegrist, J., Schuhmacher, A., Hoefels, S., Maier, W., Domes, G., Schwab, S., Zobel, A.W. (2013). The association between overcommitment to work and depressive symptoms is moderated by the polymorphic region of the 5-HTT gene. Psychiatry Res 208(2):199-200. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2013.01.028 (IF: 2.5) (letter to the editor) [Link]

2012
Article

Nedeljkovic, M., Wirtz, P.H. & Ausfeld-Hafter, B. (2012). Effects of taiji practice on mindfulness and self-compassion in healthy subjects - a randomized controlled trial. Mindfulness 3(3):200-208. doi: 10.1007/s12671-012-0092-7 (IF: 3.3) [Link]

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