Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, and Psychosomatics – Preclinical Lab for translational research into affective disorders


Recent Publications

Ineichen C, Sigrist H, Spinelli S, Lesch K-P, Sautter E, Seifritz E, Pryce CR. (2012). Establishing a probabilistic reversal learning test in mice: evidence for the processes mediating reward-stay and punishment-shift behaviour and for their modulation by serotonin. Neuropharmacology, 62: 1012-1021.

Pryce CR, Azzinnari D, Sigrist H, Gschwind T, Lesch K-P, Seifritz E. (2012). Establishing a learned-helplessness effect paradigm in C57BL/6 mice: behavioural evidence for emotional, motivational and cognitive effects of aversive uncontrollability per se. Neuropharmacology, 62: 358-372.

Pryce CR, Azzinnari D, Spinelli, S., Seifritz E, Tegethoff M, Meinlschmidt G. (2011). Helplessness: a systematic translational review of theory and evidence for its relevance to understanding and treating depression. Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 132: 242-267.

Pryce CR, Seifritz E. (2011). A translational research framework for enhanced validity of mouse models of psychopathological states in depression. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 36: 308-329.