Monique Pfaltz

Professor|Professor

  • Professional title: Professor
  • Department: Department of Psychology and Social Work (PSO)
  • Telephone: +46 (0)10-1428300
  • Email: monique.pfaltz@miun.se
  • Visitor address: Kunskapens väg 1
  • Employee in the subject: Psychology

Publications

Articles in journals

Lüönd, A. M. , Wolfensberger, L. , Wingenbach, T. S. H. , Schnyder, U. , Weilenmann, S. & Pfaltz, M. C. (2022). Don’t get too close to me: depressed and non-depressed survivors of child maltreatment prefer larger comfortable interpersonal distances towards strangers. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, vol. 13: 1    

Weilenmann, S. , von Luckner, A. , Peyk, P. , Huber, C. , Schnyder, U. & Pfaltz, M. C. (2022). Experimental Induction of Emotional and Sexual Intimacy : Exploring the Validity of the German Fast Friends Procedure in Individuals with and without Childhood Maltreatment. Archives of Sexual Behavior, vol. 51: 3, pp. 1703-1719.  

Spaaij, J. , Kiselev, N. , Berger, C. , Bryant, R. A. , Cuijpers, P. , de Graaff, A. M. , Fuhr, D. C. , Hemmo, M. & et al. (2022). Feasibility and acceptability of Problem Management Plus (PM+) among Syrian refugees and asylum seekers in Switzerland : a mixed-method pilot randomized controlled trial. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, vol. 13: 1  

de Graaff, A. M. , Cuijpers, P. , Acarturk, C. , Akhtar, A. , Alkneme, M. S. , Aoun, M. , Awwad, M. , Bawaneh, A. Y. & et al. (2022). Scalable psychological interventions for Syrian refugees in Europe and the Middle East : STRENGTHS study protocol for a prospective individual participant data meta-analysis. BMJ Open, vol. 12: 4  

Ernst, J. , Jordan, K. , Weilenmann, S. , Sazpinar, O. , Gehrke, S. , Paolercio, F. , Petry, H. , Pfaltz, M. C. & et al. (2021). Burnout, depression and anxiety among Swiss medical students-A network analysis. Journal of Psychiatric Research, vol. 143, pp. 196-201.    

Fares-Otero, N. E. , Pfaltz, M. C. , Rodriguez-Jimenez, R. , Schäfer, I. & Trautmann, S. (2021). Childhood maltreatment and social functioning in psychotic disorders : a systematic review protocol. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, vol. 12: 1  

Spiller, T. R. , Weilenmann, S. , Prakash, K. , Schnyder, U. , von Känel, R. & Pfaltz, M. C. (2021). Emotion network density in burnout. BMC Psychology, vol. 9: 1    

Weilenmann, S. , Ernst, J. , Petry, H. , Pfaltz, M. C. , Sazpinar, O. , Gehrke, S. , Paolercio, F. , von Känel, R. & et al. (2021). Health Care Workers’ Mental Health During the First Weeks of the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic in Switzerland—A Cross-Sectional Study. Frontiers in Psychiatry, vol. 12  

Fares-Otero, N. E. , Trautmann, S. , Pfaltz, M. C. & Rodriguez-Jimenez, R. (2021). Letter to the Editor : Targeting adverse stress-related consequences of the COVID-19 crisis in individuals with psychotic disorders and childhood maltreatment. Journal of Psychiatric Research, vol. 138, pp. 453-455.  

Drescher, A. , Kiselev, N. , Akhtar, A. , Acarturk, C. , Bryant, R. A. , Ilkkursun, Z. , von Känel, R. , Miller, K. E. & et al. (2021). Problems after flight : understanding and comparing Syrians'€™ perspectives in the Middle East and Europe. BMC Public Health, vol. 21: 1  

Pfaltz, M. C. , Plichta, M. M. , Bockisch, C. J. , Jellestad, L. , Schnyder, U. & Stocker, K. (2021). Processing of an ambiguous time phrase in posttraumatic stress disorder : Eye movements suggest a passive, oncoming perception of the future. Psychiatry Research, vol. 299  

Weilenmann, S. , Schnyder, U. , Keller, N. , Corda, C. , Spiller, T. R. , Brugger, F. , Parkinson, B. , von Känel, R. & et al. (2021). Self-worth and bonding emotions are related to well-being in health-care providers : a cross-sectional study. BMC Medical Education, vol. 21: 1  

Kiselev, N. , Morina, N. , Schick, M. , Watzke, B. , Schnyder, U. & Pfaltz, M. C. (2020). Barriers to access to outpatient mental health care for refugees and asylum seekers in Switzerland : The therapist’s view. BMC Psychiatry, vol. 20: 1  

Fares-Otero, N. E. , Pfaltz, M. C. , Estrada-Lorenzo, J. -. & Rodriguez-Jimenez, R. (2020). COVID-19 : The need for screening for domestic violence and related neurocognitive problems. Journal of Psychiatric Research, vol. 130, pp. 433-434.  

Spiller, T. R. , Mäan, M. , Ernst, J. , Sazpinar, O. , Gehrke, S. , Paolercio, F. , Petry, H. , Pfaltz, M. C. & et al. (2020). Development of Health Care Workers’ Mental Health during the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic in Switzerland : Two Cross-Sectional Studies. Psychological Medicine,  

Dammann, G. , Rudaz, M. , Benecke, C. , Riemenschneider, A. , Walter, M. , Pfaltz, M. C. , Kächenhoff, J. , Clarkin, J. F. & et al. (2020). Facial Affective Behavior in Borderline Personality Disorder Indicating Two Different Clusters and Their Influence on Inpatient Treatment Outcome : A Preliminary Study. Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 11  

Wingenbach, T. S. H. , Brosnan, M. , Pfaltz, M. C. , Peyk, P. & Ashwin, C. (2020). Perception of Discrete Emotions in Others : Evidence for Distinct Facial Mimicry Patterns. Scientific Reports, vol. 10: 1  

Kiselev, N. , Pfaltz, M. C. , Schick, M. , Bird, M. , Pernille, H. , Sijbrandij, M. , de Graaff, A. M. , Schnyder, U. & et al. (2020). Problems faced by Syrian refugees and asylum seekers in Switzerland. Swiss Medical Weekly, vol. 150  

Müller-Engelmann, M. , Schnyder, U. , Dittmann, C. , Priebe, K. , Bohus, M. , Thome, J. , Fydrich, T. , Pfaltz, M. C. & et al. (2020). Psychometric Properties and Factor Structure of the German Version of the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5. Assessment (Odessa, Fla.), vol. 27: 6, pp. 1128-1138.  

Olff, M. , Bakker, A. , Frewen, P. , Aakvaag, H. , Ajdukovic, D. , Brewer, D. , Elmore Borbon, D. L. , Cloitre, M. & et al. (2020). Screening for consequences of trauma–an update on the global collaboration on traumatic stress. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, vol. 11: 1  

Kiselev, N. , Pfaltz, M. C. , Haas, F. , Schick, M. , Kappen, M. , Sijbrandij, M. , De Graaff, A. M. , Bird, M. & et al. (2020). Structural and socio-cultural barriers to accessing mental healthcare among Syrian refugees and asylum seekers in Switzerland. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, vol. 11: 1  

Pfaltz, M. C. , Passardi, S. , Auschra, B. , Fares-Otero, N. E. , Schnyder, U. & Peyk, P. (2019). Are you angry at me? : Negative interpretations of neutral facial expressions are linked to child maltreatment but not to posttraumatic stress disorder. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, vol. 10: 1  

Zipfel, S. , Pfaltz, M. C. & Schnyder, U. (2019). Editorial : Refugee mental health. Frontiers in Psychiatry, vol. 10: FEB  

Spiller, T. R. , Liddell, B. J. , Schick, M. , Morina, N. , Schnyder, U. , Pfaltz, M. C. , Bryant, R. A. & Nickerson, A. (2019). Emotional Reactivity, Emotion Regulation Capacity, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Traumatized Refugees : An Experimental Investigation. Journal of Traumatic Stress, vol. 32: 1, pp. 32-41.  

Passardi, S. , Peyk, P. , Rufer, M. , Wingenbach, T. S. H. & Pfaltz, M. C. (2019). Facial mimicry, facial emotion recognition and alexithymia in post-traumatic stress disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, vol. 122  

Weilenmann, S. , Schnyder, U. , Parkinson, B. , Corda, C. , von Känel, R. & Pfaltz, M. C. (2018). Emotion transfer, emotion regulation, and empathy-related processes in physician-patient interactions and their association with physician well-being : A theoretical model. Frontiers in Psychiatry, vol. 9: AUG  

Passardi, S. , Peyk, P. , Rufer, M. , Plichta, M. M. , Mueller-Pfeiffer, C. , Wingenbach, T. S. H. , Hassanpour, K. , Schnyder, U. & et al. (2018). Impaired Recognition of Positive Emotions in Individuals with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Cumulative Traumatic Exposure, and Dissociation. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, vol. 87: 2, pp. 118-120.  

Wingenbach, T. S. H. , Brosnan, M. , Pfaltz, M. C. , Plichta, M. M. & Ashwin, C. (2018). Incongruence between observers’ and observed facial muscle activation reduces recognition of emotional facial expressions from video stimuli. Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 9: JUN  

Kirsch, A. , Spang, J. , Schäfer, S. K. , Pfaltz, M. C. , Krause, R. , Sachsse, U. & Michael, T. (2018). Mimikveränderungen während einer Traumatherapie : Explorative Studie zum Zusammenhang mimisch-affektiver Veränderungen mit therapeutischen Outcomes. Psychotherapeut (Berlin), vol. 63: 1, pp. 49-54.  

Morina, N. , Bryant, R. A. , Doolan, E. L. , Martin-Sälch, C. , Plichta, M. M. , Pfaltz, M. C. , Schnyder, U. , Schick, M. & et al. (2018). The impact of enhancing perceived self-efficacy in torture survivors. Depression and anxiety (Print), vol. 35: 1, pp. 58-64.  

Pfaltz, M. C. , Wu, G. W. Y. , Liu, G. , Tankersley, A. P. , Stilley, A. M. , Plichta, M. M. & McNally, R. J. (2017). Cognitive and emotional processing of pleasant and unpleasant experiences in major depression : A matter of vantage point?. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, vol. 54, pp. 254-262.  

Reichenberger, J. , Eibl, J. J. , Pfaltz, M. C. , Wilhelm, F. H. , Voderholzer, U. , Hillert, A. & Blechert, J. (2017). Don'€™t praise me, don't chase me : Emotional reactivity to positive and negative social-evaluative videos in patients with borderline personality disorder. Journal of Personality Disorders, vol. 31: 1, pp. 75-89.  

Mitteldorf, C. , Berisha, A. , Tronnier, M. , Pfaltz, M. C. & Kempf, W. (2017). PD-1 and PD-L1 in neoplastic cells and the tumor microenvironment of Merkel cell carcinoma. Journal of cutaneous pathology, vol. 44: 9, pp. 740-746.  

Sijbrandij, M. , Acarturk, C. , Bird, M. , Bryant, R. A. , Burchert, S. , Carswell, K. , de Jong, J. , Dinesen, C. & et al. (2017). Strengthening mental health care systems for Syrian refugees in Europe and the Middle East : integrating scalable psychological interventions in eight countries. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, vol. 8: sup2  

Mitteldorf, C. , Berisha, A. , Pfaltz, M. C. , Broekaert, S. M. C. , Schän, M. P. , Kerl, K. & Kempf, W. (2017). Tumor Microenvironment and Checkpoint Molecules in Primary Cutaneous Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma - New Therapeutic Targets. American Journal of Surgical Pathology, vol. 41: 7, pp. 998-1004.  

Pfaltz, M. C. , Schumacher, S. , Wilhelm, F. H. , Dammann, G. , Seifritz, E. & Martin-Soelch, C. (2015). Acoustic emotional processing in patients with borderline personality disorder : Hyper- or hyporeactivity?. Journal of Personality Disorders, vol. 29: 6, pp. 809-827.  

Mitteldorf, C. , Robson, A. , Tronnier, M. , Pfaltz, M. C. & Kempf, W. (2015). Galectin-3 Expression in Primary Cutaneous CD30-Positive Lymphoproliferative Disorders and Transformed Mycosis Fungoides. Dermatology, vol. 231: 2, pp. 164-170.  

Pfaltz, M. C. , Kolodyazhniy, V. , Blechert, J. , Margraf, J. , Grossman, P. & Wilhelm, F. H. (2015). Metabolic decoupling in daily life in patients with panic disorder andagoraphobia. Journal of Psychiatric Research, vol. 68, pp. 377-383.  

Pfaltz, M. C. , Märstedt, B. , Meyer, A. H. , Wilhelm, F. H. , Kossowsky, J. & Michael, T. (2015). Why can’t I stop thinking about it? : Cognitivemediators in the relationship between neuroticism and obsessing. Swiss Journal of Psychology, vol. 74: 2, pp. 75-82.  

Holz, E. , Lass-Hennemann, J. , Streb, M. , Pfaltz, M. C. & Michael, T. (2014). Effects of acute cortisol administration on perceptual priming of trauma-related material. PLOS ONE, vol. 9: 9  

Mitteldorf, C. , Bieri, M. , Wey, N. , Kerl, K. , Kamarachev, J. , Pfaltz, M. C. , Kutzner, H. , Roncador, G. & et al. (2013). Expression of programmed death-1 (CD279) in primary cutaneous B-cell lymphomas with correlation to lymphoma entities and biological behaviour. British Journal of Dermatology, vol. 169: 6, pp. 1212-1218.  

Pfaltz, M. C. , Michael, T. , Meyer, A. H. & Wilhelm, F. H. (2013). Reexperiencing symptoms, dissociation, and avoidance behaviors in daily life of patients With PTSD and patients with panic disorder with agoraphobia. Journal of Traumatic Stress, vol. 26: 4, pp. 443-450.  

Kossowsky, J. , Pfaltz, M. C. , Schneider, S. , Taeymans, J. , Locher, C. & Gaab, J. (2013). The separation anxiety hypothesis of panic disorder revisited : A meta-analysis. American Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 170: 7, pp. 768-781.  

Pfaltz, M. C. , Michael, T. , Grossman, P. , Margraf, J. & Wilhelm, F. H. (2010). Instability of physical anxiety symptoms in daily life of patients with panic disorder and patients with posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, vol. 24: 7, pp. 792-798.  

Pfaltz, M. C. , Grossman, P. , Michael, T. , Margraf, J. & Wilhelm, F. H. (2010). Physical activity and respiratory behavior in daily life of patients with panic disorder and healthy controls. International Journal of Psychophysiology, vol. 78: 1, pp. 42-49.  

Kutzner, H. , Kerl, H. , Pfaltz, M. C. & Kempf, W. (2009). CD123-positive plasmacytoid dendritic cells in primary cutaneous marginal zone b-cell lymphoma : Diagnostic and pathogenetic implications. American Journal of Surgical Pathology, vol. 33: 9, pp. 1307-1313.  

Pfaltz, M. C. , Michael, T. , Grossman, P. , Blechert, J. & Wilhelm, F. H. (2009). Respiratory pathophysiology of panic disorder : An ambulatory monitoring study. Psychosomatic Medicine, vol. 71: 8, pp. 869-876.  

Kempf, W. , Kutzner, H. , Cozzio, A. , Sander, C. A. , Pfaltz, M. C. , Müller, B. & Pfaltz, M. (2008). MUM1 expression in cutaneous CD30+ lymphoproliferative disorders : A valuable tool for the distinction between lymphomatoid papulosis and primary cutaneous anaplastic large-cell lymphoma. British Journal of Dermatology, vol. 158: 6, pp. 1280-1287.  

Wilhelm, F. H. , Pfaltz, M. C. & Grossman, P. (2006). Continuous electronic data capture of physiology, behavior and experience in real life : Towards ecological momentary assessment of emotion. Interacting with computers, vol. 18: 2, pp. 171-186.  

Wilhelm, F. H. , Pfaltz, M. C. , Grossman, P. & Roth, W. T. (2006). Distinguishing emotional from physical activation in ambulatory psychophysiological monitoring. Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation, vol. 42, pp. 458-463.

Wilhelm, F. H. , Pfaltz, M. C. , Gross, J. J. , Mauss, I. B. , Kim, S. I. & Wiederhold, B. K. (2005). Mechanisms of virtual reality exposure therapy : The role of the behavioral activation and behavioral inhibition systems. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, vol. 30: 3, pp. 271-284.  

Rouder, J. N. , Morey, R. D. , Cowan, N. & Pfaltz, M. C. (2004). Learning in a unidimensional absolute identification task. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, vol. 11: 5, pp. 938-944.  

Articles, reviews/surveys

Pfaltz, M. C. , Halligan, S. L. , Haim-Nachum, S. , Sopp, M. R. , Åhs, F. , Bachem, R. , Bartoli, E. , Belete, H. & et al. (2022). Social Functioning in Individuals Affected by Childhood Maltreatment : Establishing a Research Agenda to Inform Interventions. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, vol. 91: 4, pp. 238-251.    

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