Michaela Seidel

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The neuroleptic-induced akathisia (NIA) often appears as a side effect of neuroleptic therapy in psychotic individuals. It can accompany or outlive the period of neuroleptic treatment. Besides the objective symptoms of motor restlessness it is especially the subjective symptoms and complaints as inner restlessness, anxiety, and depression, which cause(More)
Comparative examinations of the paper and pencil form and a mechanical variation (using a performance testing unit) of Pauli's performance test, in which a total of 100 students were included, showed differences in the specific requirements of the two variants and in the performance rating of the test subjects. Consequently, their mutual substitution(More)
Carl Westphal (1833-1890) is described on the basis of his theoretical considerations concerning the teaching of psychiatry and neurology and his influence on the contents and organization of teaching in these fields at the then Charité as a university teacher with progressive pedagogic and didactic aims and methods. His other scientific work shows that C.(More)
Appreciating the personality and work of Alexander Mette, who founded together with Karl Bonhoeffer this journal, especially his psychiatric and psychotherapeutic inclinations as well as his influences on the development of our discipline are taken into consideration in the frame of his many-sided activities as a man of letters and cultural policy.
The literature on the problem of extracorporeal detoxication in chronic schizophrenia was critically studied. For the statistically considered 132 cases of chronic schizophrenia without uraemia treated with haemodialysis, haemoperfusion and haemofiltration which are published in the literature (including 12 own cases) it was found that 38 per cent are(More)
Two juvenile patients affected for the first time with pernicious catatonia were treated repeatedly with combined hemofiltration and hemodialysis. During the first two or three sessions, the distinct psychopathological improvement only persisted during the session itself and in a lesser degree during the following hours. It was only after further treatments(More)