- 2008: Clinical Psychologist (Professional Training in cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy from 2002 to 2008 at the Centre for Psychological Psychotherapy, University of Heidelberg, Germany)
- 2007: Doctor Rerum Socialium (equivalent to Ph.D.), Summa Cum Laude, Psychology, University of Mannheim, Germany (supervisor: Prof. Dr. Josef Bailer, Professor Fred Rist, and Prof. Dr. Werner W. Wittmann)
Thesis: Attentional bias, memory bias, and symptom attribution in Classical Idiopathic Environmental Intolerance and Somatoform Disorders
- 2001: Diploma in Psychology, University of Mannheim, Germany (supervisor: Prof. Dr. Heinz-Martin Sweet).
Thesis: Inhibitory control - An explanatory construct for cognitive aging effects?.
- 2001: Cognitive Psychology Internship (Working Memory Research), School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Randall Engle)
- 1999 Clinical Psychology Internship (Experimental Schizophrenia Research), Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim
- 1997-2010: Research Assistant in a project on Working Memory Capacity and Intelligence, University of Mannheim, Germany
- 2008: Post-doctoral research fellow at the Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany (Head of department: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hiller)
- 2011-12: Visiting Researcher at the Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, King's College, London, UK (Supervisor: Dr. James Rubin, Head of department: Prof. Dr. Simon Wessely)
- 2006-2008: Psychotherapist in the Mannheim Study Social Phobia (sophism; Supervisor: Dr. Regina steep)
- 2002-2007: Research assistant at the Department of Clinical Psychology at the Central Institute of Mental Health in Mannheim, Germany (supervisor: Prof. Dr. Josef Bailer)
- 2001-2002: Lectureship in Experimental Psychology at the Department of General Psychology and Methodology, University of Basel, Switzerland (Head of department: Prof. Dr. Klaus Opwis)
- Cognitive, emotional, and somatosensory processes in medically unexplained symptoms, somatoform disorders, and functional somatic syndromes (eg, multiple chemical sensitivity)
- Automatic cognitive processes in psychological disorders (especially somatoform disorders and health anxiety) and Their modification through CBT and experimental procedures
- Processes of emotion regulation and Their relationship to mental disorders
- Experimental measures of attention allocation and cognitive-emotional processing (eg, the emotional Stroop paradigm, the dot-probe task, the Implicit Association Task; Misattribution Affect the Procedure)
- Social intelligence
- Psychotherapy research
- The role of mental imagery in psychopathology
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You won't find much in American medical research2009-09-11 10:07:20 by out-of-here
Because all the research here is conducted by drug companies that have nothing to do with natural drugs. They can't make money unless a drug is a synthetic compound that they can patent. But in Europe herbal remedies are used alongside drugs. You might try swanson vitamins, Dr. Mercola, and Life Extension Foundation, as sources for natural remedies. But the truth is that depression is a nervous/emotional condition not a disease so there is nothing that you need to fix. You can strengthen your emotions by decreasing stress and trying to change the way you are thinking. Exercise is helpful because it decreases stress hormones and increases mood elevating substances in your brain
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