Publications of Veronika Engert

Journal Article (19)

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Linz, R.; Puhlmann, L. M.; Engert, V.; Singer, T.: Investigating the impact of distinct contemplative mental trainings on daily life stress, thoughts and affect – evidence from a nine-month longitudinal ecological momentary assessment study. Psychoneuroendocrinology (accepted)
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Hoehne, K.; Vrticka, P.; Engert, V.; Singer, T.: Plasma oxytocin is modulated by mental training, but does not mediate its stress-buffering effect. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 105734 (2022)
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Mayer, A.; Preckel, K.; Ihle, K.; Piecha, F.; Junghanns, K.; Reiche, S.; Rademacher, L.; Müller-Pinzler, L.; Stolz, D.; Kamp-Becker, I. et al.; Stroth, S.; Roepke, S.; Küpper, C.; Engert, V.; Singer, T.; Kanske, P.; Paulus, F.; Krach, S.: Assessment of reward-related brain function after a single-dose of oxytocin in autism: a randomized controlled trial. Biological Psychiatry (2021)
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Puhlmann, L. M.; Vrticka, P.; Linz, R.; Stalder, T.; Kirschbaum, C.; Engert, V.; Singer, T.: Contemplative mental training reduces hairglucocortovcoid levels in a randomized clinical trial. Psychosomatic Medicine 83 (8), pp. 894 - 905 (2021)
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Puhlmann, L. M.; Linz, R.; Valk, S. L.; Vrticka, P.; Vos de Wael, R.; Bernasconi, A.; Bernasconi, N.; Caldairou, B.; Papassotiriou, I.; Chrousos, G. P. et al.; Bernhardt, B. C.; Singer, T.; Engert, V.: Association between hippocampal structure and serum Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) in healthy adults: A registered report. NeuroImage 236, 118011 (2021)
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Puhlmann, L. M.; Engert, V.; Apostolakou, F.; Papssotirio, I.; Chrosous, G.; Vrticka, P.; Singer, T.: Only vulnerable adults show change in chronic low-grade inflammation after contemplative mental training: evidence from a randomized clinical trial. Scientific Reports 9, 19323 (2019)
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Puhlmann, L. M.; Valk, S.; Engert, V.; Bernhardt, B. C.; Lin, J.; Epel, E.; Vrticka, P.; Singer, T.: Association of Short-Term Change in Telomere Length with Cortical Thickness Changes and Effects of Mental Training Among Healthy Adults: A randomised clinical trial. JAMA Network Open 2 (9), e199687 (2019)
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Singer, T.; Engert, V.: It matters what you practice: Differential training effects on subjective experience, behavior, brain and body in the ReSource Project. Current Opinion in Psychology 28, pp. 151 - 158 (2019)
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Przyrembel, M.; Vrticka, P.; Engert, V.; Singer, T.: Loving-Kindness Meditation - A Queen of Hearts? Journal of Consciousness Studies 26 (7-8), pp. 95 - 129 (2019)
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Linz, R.; Puhlmann, L. M.; Apostolakou, F.; Mantzou, E.; Papassotiriou, I.; Chrousos, G. P.; Engert, V.; Singer, T.: Acute psychosocial stress increases serum BDNF levels: An antagonistic relation to cortisol but no group differences after mental training. Neuropsychopharmacology (2019)
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Linz, R.; Singer, T.; Engert, V.: Interactions of momentary thought content and subjective stress predict cortisol fluctuations in a daily life experience sampling study. Scientific Reports 8, 15462 (2018)
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Engert, V.; Kok, B. E.; Puhlmann, L. M.; Stalder, T.; Kirschbaum, C.; Papanastasopoulou, C.; Papassotiriou, I.; Pervanidou, P.; Chrousos, G. P.; Singer, T.: Exploring the multidimensional complex systems structure of the stress response and its relation to health and sleep outcomes. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity 73, pp. 390 - 402 (2018)
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Engert, V.; Ragsdale, A. M.; Singer, T.: Cortisol stress resonance in the laboratory is associated with inter-couple diurnal cortisol covariation in daily life. Hormones and Behavior 98, pp. 183 - 190 (2018)
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Engert, V.; Kok, B. E.; Papassotiriou, I.; Chrousos, G. P.; Singer, T.: Specific reduction in cortisol stress reactivity after social but not attention-based mental training. Science Advances 3 (10), e1700495 (2017)
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Engert, V.; Koester, A. M.; Riepenhausen, A.; Singer, T.: Boosting recovery rather than buffering reactivity: Higher stress-induced oxytocin secretion is associated with increased cortisol reactivity and faster vagal recovery after acute psychosocial stress. Psychoneuroendocrinology 74, pp. 111 - 120 (2016)
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Steinbeis, N.; Engert, V.; Linz, R.; Singer, T.: The effects of stress and affiliation on social decision-making: Investigating the tend-and-befriend pattern. Psychoneuroendocrinology 62, pp. 138 - 148 (2015)
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Engert, V.; Smallwood, J.; Singer, T.: Mind your thoughts: Associations between self-generated thoughts and stress-induced and baseline levels of cortisol and alpha-amylase. Biological Psychology 103, pp. 283 - 291 (2014)
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Engert, V.; Plessow, F.; Miller, R.; Kirschbaum, C.; Singer, T.: Cortisol increase in empathic stress is modulated by emotional closeness and observation modality. Psychoneuroendocrinology 45, pp. 192 - 201 (2014)
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Engert, V.; Merla, A.; Grant, J. A.; Cardone, D.; Tusche, A.; Singer, T.: Exploring the use of thermal infrared imaging in human stress research. PLoS One 9 (3), e90782 (2014)

Poster (3)

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Linz, R.; Chrousos, G. P.; Singer, T.; Engert, V.: Peripheral BDNF levels in humans are reactive to acute psycho-social stress and negatively relate to salivary cortisol. 48th ISPNE Annual Conference, University of California, Los Angeles, CA (2018)
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