Research focuses

  • Psychosocial Interventions for mental disorders
  • Interventions for the reduction of stigma against mental disorders
  • Vocational rehabilitation and reintegration of patients with depression and schizophrenia
  • Mindfulness based interventions
  • Social interactions in mental disorders


  • Analysis of nonverbal behavior using motion energy analysis (MEA)
  • Time series analysis
  • Mathematical modeling of clinical processes
  • fMRI/implicit association paradigms
  • Ecological momentary assessment (EMA)
  • Cognitive tests and scales
  • Clincial scales (psychopathology and functional outcome) for mental disorders