Frey Jakob

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The personality traits "novelty seeking", "harm avoidance", and "reward dependence" were rated using Cloninger's Tridimensional Personality Questionnaire in 20 male inpatients, suffering from moderate to severe alcohol dependence (ICD-10, DSM-III-R). The same individuals' dopamine receptor sensitivity was determined by stimulating a neuroendocrine response(More)
Sensation seeking scale (SSS) scores were determined in 15 alcohol dependent men with a positive family history for alcoholism (FHP), in 15 alcohol dependent men with a negative family history for alcoholism (FHN) and in 15 well-matched healthy male controls (CONTR). Both FHPs and FHNs suffered from longlasting alcohol dependence meeting ICD-10 and(More)
Background.  Although acquired immune deficiency syndrome-associated morbidity has diminished due to excellent viral control, multimorbidity may be increasing among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected persons compared with the general population. Methods.  We assessed the prevalence of comorbidities and multimorbidity in participants of the Swiss(More)
1. Forty-four male inpatients suffering from moderate to severe alcohol dependence (DSM-III-R and ICD-10) as well as 14 healthy controls entered this study. Individuals were classified according to the severity of their withdrawal symptoms during detoxification i.e. group 1) no withdrawal, group 2) autonomic hyperactivity, group 3) withdrawal delirium and(More)
Fifteen alcohol dependent men with an alcohol dependent first degree relative (i.e. family history positive or FHP), 15 well matched alcohol dependent men without a family history for alcohol dependence (i.e. family history negative or FHN), and 15 healthy controls (CONTR) participated in this study. The three groups were compared according to their(More)
This study investigates the relationship between personality and serotonergic reactivity in alcohol dependence. Personality characteristics were assessed according to the Temperament and Character model of Cloninger, the five-factor model of McCrae and Costa, Zuckerman's Sensation Seeking as well as Eysenck's impulsiveness/venturesomeness.(More)
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