Selected publications

Ali, N., & Nater, U. M. (2020). Salivary alpha-amylase as a biomarker of stress in behavioral medicine. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 27, 337-342.

Strahler, J., Skoluda, N., Kappert, M. B., & Nater, U. M. (2017). Simultaneous measurement of salivary cortisol and alpha-amylase: application and recommendations. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 83, 657–677.

Hoppmann, C. A., Pauly, T., Michalowski, V. I., & Nater, U. M. (2018). Everyday Salivary Cortisol as a Biomarker Method in Lifespan Developmental Methodology. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology. Oxford University Press.

Strahler, J., Skoluda, N., Rohleder, N., & Nater, U. M. (2016). Dysregulated stress signal sensitivity and inflammatory disinhibition as a pathophysiological mechanism of stress-related chronic fatigue. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 68, 298-318.

Skoluda, N., Strahler, J., Schlotz, W., Niederberger, L., Marques, S., Fischer, S., Thoma, M.V., Spoerri, C., Ehlert, U., Nater, U. M. (2015). Intra-individual psychological and physiological responses to acute laboratory stressors of different intensity. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 51, 227-236.

Ditzen, B., Ehlert, U., & Nater, U. M. (2014). Associations between salivary alpha-amylase and catecholamines - a multilevel modeling approach. Biological Psychology, 103, 15-18.

Nater, U. M., Ditzen, B., Strahler, J., & Ehlert, U. (2013). Effects of orthostasis on endocrine responses to psychosocial stress. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 90(3), 341-346.

Rohleder, N., & Nater, U. M. (2009). Determinants of salivary alpha-amylase in humans and methodological considerations. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 34(4), 469-485.

Nater, U. M., & Rohleder, N. (2009). Salivary alpha-amylase as a non-invasive biomarker for the sympathetic nervous system: current state of research. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 34(4), 486-496.

Nater, U. M., Rohleder, N., Schlotz, W., Ehlert, U., & Kirschbaum, C. (2007). Determinants of the diurnal course of salivary alpha-amylase. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 32(4), 392-401.

Nater, U. M., La Marca, R., Florin, L., Moses, A., Langhans, W., Koller, M. M., & Ehlert, U. (2006). Stress-induced changes in human salivary alpha-amylase activity - associations with adrenergic activity. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 31(1), 49-58.

Nater, U. M., Rohleder, N., Gaab, J., Berger, S., Jud, A., Kirschbaum, C., & Ehlert, U. (2005). Human salivary alpha-amylase reactivity in a psychosocial stress paradigm. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 55(3), 333-342.

Rohleder, N., Nater, U. M., Wolf, J. M., Ehlert, U., & Kirschbaum, C. (2004). Psychosocial stress-induced activation of salivary alpha-amylase: an indicator of sympathetic activity? Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1032, 258-263.