1. Büchi S., Sensky T., Sharpe L., Timberlake N. (1998) Graphic representation of illness: A novel method of measuring patient’s perceptions of the impact of illness. Psychother. Psychosom. 67: 222-225
  2. Büchi S., Sensky T. (1998) Pictorial Representation of Self and Illness Measure (PRISM) - eine einfache Visualisierungsmethode für Forschung und Praxis. Verhaltenstherapie 8: 112-117
  3. Büchi S., Sensky T. (1999) PRISM - (Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure) - a brief non-verbal measure of illness and therapeutic aid in psychosomatic medicine. Psychosomatics, 40: 314-320 (psycosomatics1999_40_314_320.pdf - 4.1 M)
  4. Büchi S., Villiger P., Kauer Y., Klaghofer R., Sensky T., Stoll T. (2000) PRISM – (Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure) – a novel visual method to assess the global burden of illness in patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. LUPUS 9: 368-373
  5. Assal E., Ciaccio S., Schloesser C. (2001) Le poids de la souffrance du patient. Une méthode du visualisation: le PRISM. Med Hyg 59: 1462-65
  6. Christen L., Scheidegger J., Grossenbacher G., Christen S., Oehninger R. (2002) Qualitativer und quantitativer Vergleich des Befindens bei der Pflegearbeit vor und nach Kinästhetik-Grundschulung in einer nuklear- und radiotherapeutischen Klinik. Pflege15: 103-111
  7. Büchi S., Buddeberg C. (2000) Ein Bild sagt mehr als tausend Worte. Uni Magazin, 4: 21-24 (unimagazin2000_4_21_24.pdf - 58 K)
  8. Habilitationsschrift: Büchi S. (2002) Chronische Krankheit und Lebensqualität - Entwicklung, Validierung und klinischer Einsatz von PRISM (Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure), eines Instrumentes zur Erfassung von subjektivem Leidensdruck
  9. Ciaccio S., Girelli A., Rocca L., Cimino A., Valentini U., (2003) PRISM, un metodo per visualizzare il peso soggetivo della malatia diabetica. Giornale Italiano di Diabetoligia e Metabolsimo. 23: 189-194
  10. Denton F., Sharpe L., Schrieber L (2004) PRISM: Enmeshment of Illness and Self-Schema. Psychother Psychosom 73: 57-63
  11. Rumpf HJ., Löntz W., Uesseller S. (2004) A Self-Administred Version of a Brie Measure of Suffering: First Aspects of Validity Psychother Psychosom 53-56
  12. Duncan E., Gidron Y., Prakash Shrestha R.T., Aryal T. (2005). Correlates of post-traumatic stress and physical symtoms in Nepali adults under political turmoil. The Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies (
  13. Reinhardt R., Bischof G., Grothues J., John U, Rumpf H.R., Reinhardt R., Performance of the Picortial Representation of Illness and Self Measure in Individuales with Alcohol Dependence, Alcohol Abuse or At-Risk Drinking (Psychoter Psychosom_2006_75_249-256)
  14. Glaser A, Bucher HU, Mörgeli HP, Fauchère, JC, Büchi S. (2007) Loss of a preterm infant: psychological aspects in parents – a qualitative study. Swiss Med Wkly. 137:392-401
  15. Büchi S, Mörgeli HP, Schnyder U, Jenewein J, Glaser A, Fauchère JC, Bucher HU, Sensky T. (2008) Shared or discordant grief in couples 2-6 years after the death of their premature baby – effects on suffering and posttraumatic growth. Psychosomatics 50(2):123-130
  16. Kassardjan CD, Gardner-Nix J, Dupak K, Barbati J, Lam-McCullock J. (2008) Validating PRISM (Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure) as a measure of suffering in chronic non-cancer pain patients. J Pain 17(2):245-259
  17. Streffer ML, Büchi S, Mörgeli HP, Galli U, Ettlin D. (2009) Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure) – a novel visual instrument to assess pain and suffering in orofacial pain patients. J Orofac Pain. 23(2):140-146.
  18. Mühleisen B, Büchi S, Schmidhauser S, Jenewein J, French LE, Hofbauer FL. (2009) Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure (PRISM) – a novel visual instrument to measure quality of life in dermatological inpatients. Arch Dermatol. 145(7):774-780
  19. Wittmann L, Sensky T, Maeder L, Michel B, Stoll T, Büchi S. (2009) Suffering and posttraumatic growth in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) – a qualitative-quantitative study. Psychosomatics. 50(4):362-374
  20. Niedermann K., de Bie R., Kubli R, Ciurea A, Steurer-Stey C, Villieger PM, Büchi S: (2010) Effectiveness of individualized resource-oriented joint protection in people with rheumatoid arthrtis. A randomized controlled trial. Patient Educ Counsel. 82(1):42-48
  21. Büchi S., Mögeli H.P., Schnyder U., Jenewein J., Hepp U., Jina E., Neuhaus R., Fauchère J.C., Bucher H.U., Sensky T., Grief and Post-Traumatic Growth in Parents 2 - 6 Years after the Death of Their Exremely Premature Baby (Psychchother Psychosom_2007_76_106-114)
  22. Büchi S, Straub S, Schwager U. (2010) Shared decision making und individualisierte Therapiezielsetzung mit PRISM (Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure) bei stationären Psychiatriepatienten. PRAXIS. 99(24):1631-1637.
  23. Wittmann L, Büchi S. (2010) Personal transformation in chronic physical disease: conceptual limitations of the posttraumatic growth construct. Psychologia. accpeted for publication
  24. Klis S, Velding K, Gidorn Y, Peterson K. (2011) Posttraumatic stress and depressive symptoms among people living with HIV in the Gambia. AIDS Care 23(4):426-434
  25. Töndury B, Muehleisen B, Ballmer-Weber BK, Hofbauer G, Schmid-Grendelmeier P, French L, Büchi S. (2011) The Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure (PRISM) Instrument reveals a high burden of suffering in patients with chronic urticaria. J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol. 21(2):93-100
  26. Meier C, Moergeli HP, Büchi S, Bodenmann G, Witzemann L, Jenewein J. (2011) Psychological distress and quality of Life in COPD patients and their spouses. PRAXIS.100(7):407-415
  27. Niedermann K, Büchi S, Ciurea A, Kubli R, Steurer-Stey C, Villiger PM, Debie RA (2011)
  28. Wittmann L, Schnyder U, Büchi S. (2012) PRISM (Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure) – a new method fort he assessment of suffering after trauma J Trauma Stress. 25 (2):
  29. Klein M, Weksler N, Gidron Y, Heldman E, Gurski E, Smith OR, Gurman GM. (2012) Do waking salivatory cortisol levels correlate with anaeshesiologist’s job involvement? J Clin Monit Cmput 26(6):407-413
  30. Zimmermann R, Hattendorf J, Blum J, Nüesch R, Hatz C. (2012)Risk perception of travellers to tropical and subtropical countries visiting a swiss travel health center. J Travel Med. 20(1):3-10
  31. Master-Thesis: Egli S. (2012) Tinnitus – Häufigkeit und Leidensdruck bei stationär psychiatrisch behandelten Patienten.
  32. Gielissen MF, Prins JB, Knoop H, Verhagen S, Bleijenberg G (2013). Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure (PRISM): a graphic instrument to assess suffering in fatigued cancer survivors. Psychol Assess. 25(2):658-663
  33. Krikorian A, Limonero JT, Roman JP, Vargas JJ, Palacio C. (2013) Predictors of suffering in Advanced Cancer. Am J Hosp Palliat Care (Epub ahead of print)
  34. Lima-Verde AC, Pozza DH, Rodrigues LL, Velly AM, Guimares AS. (2013) Cross-cultural adaptation and validation for Portuguese (Brazilian) of the pictorial representation of illness and self measure instrument in orofacial pain patients. J Orofac Pain 27(2):271-275
  35. Krikorian A, Limonero JT, Vargas JJ, Palacio C. (2013). Assessing suffering in advanced cancer patients using Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure (PRISM), preliminary validation of the Spanish version in Latin American population. Support Care Cancer (Epub ahead of print)
  36. Harbauer G., Ring M, Schuetz C, Andreae A, Haas S.(2013) Suicidality assessment with PRISM-S - simple, fast, and visual: a brief nonverbal method to assess suicidality in adolescent and adult patients. Crisis. 2013;34(2):131-6. doi: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000164.
  37. Ring Mariann, Harbauer Gregor, Haas Sebastian, Schuetz Christopher, Andreae Andreas, Maercker Andreas Ajdacic Vladeta: Validierung des Suizidalitätseinschätzungsinstrumentes PRISM­S (Pictoral Representation of Illness Self Measure – Suicidality), Neuropsychiatr (2014) 28:192–197 DOI 10.1007/s40211-014-0123-9
  38. Meyer M., Luethi M. S., Neff P., Büchi S. (2014) Disentangling Tinnitus Distress and Tinnitus Presence by Means of EEG Power Analysis. Neural Plasticity, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, Volume 2014, Article ID 468546
  39. Haas S., Minder J., Harbauer G.; Suizidalität im Alter – was kann der Hausarzt tun? (2014) Praxis 103 (18): 1061 – 1066 1066
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  41. Sensky T., Büchi S., (2016) PRISM, a Novel Visual Metaphor Measuring Personally Salient Appraisals, Attitudes and Decision-Making: Qualitative Evidence Synthesis, PLOSONE|DOI:10.1371/May23,2016
  42. Marinello lena, Linder Dennis, Spoto Andrea, Palmer Katie, Rohrer Peter Michael, Büchi Stefan, Trapp Michael, Trapp Eva-Maria, Hoerlesberger Nina et al. (2016) Assessing the Impact of Atopic Dermatitis on the Patients’ Parents with the Visual Instrument ‘Caregiver-PRISM’, Dermatology OI: 10.1159/000448030
  43. Tim Kok MSc, Hein A. De Haan MD, PhD, Tom Sensky PhD, FRCPsych, Margreet van der Meer MSc & Cor A. J. De Jong MD, PhD (2017): Using the Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure (PRISM) to Quantify and Compare Suffering From Trauma and Addiction, Journal of Dual Diagnosis, DOI: 10.1080/15504263.2017.1293867
  44. Katarzyna Nowicka-Sauer,1,2 Krzysztof Jarmoszewicz,2 Małgorzata Pietrzykowska,1 Sebastian Batkiewicz2; The Paradox of Waiting for Heart Transplant: Between Control and Fate; Experimental and Clinical Transplantation (2017) 6: 696-699