Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie


In press

Newe, C., Pedersen., A. & Goebel, S. (accepted). Assessment of sleep and sleepiness in patients with mental disorders: Applicability of the SCOPA-Sleep questionnaire. Journal of Psychiatric Practice.

Seidel, A.-K., Morgenstern, M., Galimov, A., Pedersen, A., Isensee, B., Goecke, M. & Hanewinkel, R.(accepted). Use of electronic cigarettes as a predictor of cannabis experimentation: A longitudinal study among German youth. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntab166 [Link]

Trotzke, P., Starcke, K., Pedersen, A. & Brand, M. (2021). Dorsal and ventral striatum activity in individuals with buying-shopping disorder during cue-exposure: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study. Addiction Biology. Advance online publication. doi:10.1111/adb.13073 [Link]



Pedersen, A., Sieprath, K. & Köhler, M. (2021). Validierung der deutschen Übersetzung des Childbirth Experience Questionnaire (CEQ2). Diagnostica, 67(2), 87-97. doi:10.1026/0012/-1924/a000267 [Link]

Reents, J. & Pedersen, A. (2021). Differences in food craving in individuals with obesity with and without binge eating disorder. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 660880. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.660880 [Link]

Schulte-Ostermann, M.A., Grützmacher, M.L., Pedersen, A. & Huchzermeier, C. (2021). Forensische Schematherapie in der ambulanten Straftäter- und Straftäterinnentherapie: Welche Faktoren beeinflussen die Zuweisung? Eine empirische Untersuchung zur Indikationsstellung. Rechtspsychologie, 2, 201-219. doi:10.5771/2365-1083-2021-2-201 [Link]




Kabitzke, J., Pedersen, A., Mehdorn, H.M. & Goebel, S. (2020). Testnormierung: Die klinische Überprüfung eines vernachlässigten Gütekriteriums bei verbreiteten neuropsychologischen Testverfahren. Zeitschrift für Neuropsychologie, 31, 228-239. doi:10.1024/1016-264X/a000308 [Link]

Köhler, M., Goebel, S., Maercker, A. & Pedersen, A. (2020). Disclosure of grief questionnaire (DGQ): Entwicklung und Validierung eines Fragebogens zur Erfassung von Kommunikationsmustern nach Trauerfällen. Diagnostica, 66, 25-36. doi:10.1026/0012-1924/a000236 [Link]

Köhler, M., Steinmann, E., Mehdorn, M., Pedersen, A. & Goebel, S. (2020). The importance of social relationships for brain tumour patients' quality of life: A case for the inclusion of the concept of disclosure in psycho-oncological care. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 38(3), 310-327. doi:10.1080/07347332.2019.1642283 [Link]

Moritz, S., Göritz, A.S., Kraj, M., Gehlenborg, J., Hottenrott, B., Tonn, P., Ascone, L., Pedersen, A. & Kühn, S. (2020). Imaginal retraining reduces cigarette smoking: A randomized controlled study. European Addiction Research, 26(6), 355-364. doi:10.1159/000509823 [Link]

Reents, J., Seidel, A.-K., Wiesner, C.D. & Pedersen, A. (2020). The effect of hunger and satiety on mood-related food craving. Frontiers in Psychology, 11. doi:10.3389/fpsy.g.2020.568908  [Link]

Thiele, S., Goebel, S., Kröger, N. & Pedersen, A. (2020). Fear of disease progression and relevant correlates in acute leukemia patients prior to allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Psychooncology, 29(8), 1248-1254. doi:10.1002/pon.5397 [Link]




Hanert, A., Pedersen, A. & Bartsch, T. (2019). Transient hippocampal CA1 lesions in humans impair pattern separation performance. Hippocampus, 29(8), 736-747doi:10.1002/hipo.23073 [Link]

Hanert, A., Rave, J., Granert, O., Ziegler, M., Pedersen, A., Born, J., Finke, C. & Bartsch, T. (2019). Hippocampal dentate gyrus atrophy predicts pattern separation impairment in patients with LGl1 encephalitis. Neuroscience, 400, 120-131. doi:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2018.12.046 [Link]

Köhler, M., Goebel, S. & Pedersen, A. (2019). PTSD severity among emergency personennel: An investigation based on the Ehlers and Clark cognitive model. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 11(6), 677-684. doi:10.1037/tra0000466 [Link]

Kölkebeck, K., Dannlowski, U., Ohrmann, P., Suslow, T., Murai, T., Bauer, J., Pedersen, A., Matsukawa, N., Son, S., Haidl, T. & Miyata, J. (2019). Gray matter volume reductions in patients with schizophrenia: A replication study across two cultural backgrounds. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 292, 32-40. doi:10.1016/j.pscychresns.2019.08.008 [Link]

Lincoln, T. & Pedersen, A. (2019). An overview of the evidence for psychological interventions for psychosis: Results from meta-analyses. Clinical Psychology in Europe, 1(1), e31407. doi:10.32872/cpe.v1i1.31407 [Link]

Lincoln, T., Pedersen, A., Hahlweg, K., Wiedl, K.H. & Frantz, I. (2019). Evidenzbasierte Leitlinie zur Psychotherapie von Schizophrenie und anderen psychotischen Störungen. Göttingen: Hogrefe. [Link]

Materna, L., Wiesner, C.D., Shushakova, A., Trieloff, J., Weber, N., Engell, A., Schubotz, R., Bauer, J., Pedersen, A. & Ohrmann, P. (2019). Adult patients with ADHD differ from healthy controls in implicit, but not explicit, emotion regulation. Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience, 44(5), 340-349. doi:10.1503/jpn.180139 [Link]

Schaal, N.K., Fehm, T., Albert, J., Heil, M., Pedersen, A., Fleisch, M. & Hepp, P. (2019). Comparing birth experience and birth outcome of vaginal births between induced and spontaneous onset of labour: A prospective study. Archives of Gynecology, 300(1), 41-47. doi:10.1007/s00404-019-05150-8 [Link]

Seidel, A.K., Pedersen, A., Hanewinkel, R. & Morgenstern, M. (2019). Cessation of cannabis use: A retrospective cohort study. Psychiatry Research, 279, 40-46. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2019.07.003 [Link]




Bauer, J., Werner, A., Kohl, W., Kugel, H., Shushakova, A., Pedersen, A. # & Ohrmann, P. # (2018). Hyperactivity and impulsivity in adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is related to glutamatergic dysfunction in the anterior cingulate cortex. The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry, 19(7), 538-546. doi:10.1080/15622975.2016.1262060 [Link] #shared last authorship

Brauer, H., Kadish, N.E., Pedersen, A., Siniatchkin, M. & Moliadze, V. (2018). No modulatory effects when stimulating the right inferior frontal gyrus with continuous 6 Hz tACS and tRNS on response inhibiton: A behavioural study. Neural Plasticity, Article ID 3156796, 1-11. doi:10.1155/2018/3156796 [Link]

Frantz, I., Pedersen, A. & Lincoln, T. (2018). Psychotherapeutische Behandlungsansätze bei Psychosen. Psychotherapeut, 63(4), 329-347. doi:10.1007/s00278-018-0293-1 [Link]

Köhler, M. Schäfer, H., Goebel, S. & Pedersen, A. (2018). The role of disclosure attitudes in the relationship between posttraumatic stress disorder symptom severity and perceived social support among emergency service workers. Psychiatry Research, 270, 602-610. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2018.10.049 [Link]

Moritz, S.#, Hauschildt, M.#, Murray, S. C., Pedersen, A., Krausz, M. & Jelinek, L. (2018). New wine in an old bottle? Evaluation of myMCT as an integrative bibliotherapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 16, 88-97. doi:10.1016/j.jocrd.2017.12.009 [Link] #Both authors equally contributed to the manuscript

Pedersen, A. & Ohrmann, P. (2018). Impaired behavioral inhibition in implicit sequence learning in adult ADHD. Journal of Attention Disorders, 22(3), 250-260. doi:10.1177/1087054712464392 [Link]

Prehn-Kristensen, A., Böhmig, A., Schult, J., Pedersen, A., Wiesner, C. D. & Baving, L. (2018). Does sleep help prevent forgetting rewarded memory representations in children and adults? Frontiers in Psychology, 9(924). doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00924 [Link]

Rothkirch, I., Granert, O., Knutzen, A., Wolff, S., Gövert, F., Zeuner, K. E., Pedersen, A. & Witt, K. (2018). Dynamic causal modeling revealed dysfunctional effective connectivity in both, the cortico-basal-ganglia and the cerebello-cortical motor network in writers’ cramp. NeuroImage: Clinical, 18, 149-159. doi:10.1016/j.nicl.2018.01.015 [Link]

Rothkirch, I., Wolff, S., Margraf, N. G., Pedersen, A. & Witt, K. (2018). Does post-task declarative learning have an influence on early motor memory consolidation over day? an fMRI study. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 12, 280. doi:10.3389/fnins.2018.00280 [Link]

Shushakova, A., Ohrmann, P. & Pedersen, A. (2018). Exploring deficient emotion regulation in adult ADHD: Electrophysiological evidence. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 268(4), 359-371. doi:10.1007/s00406-017-0826-6 [Link]

Shushakova, A., Wiesner, C. D., Ohrmann, P. & Pedersen, A. (2018). Electrophysiological evidence of an attentional bias towards appetitive and aversive words in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Clinical Neurophysiology, 129(9), 1937-1946. doi:10.1016/j.clinph.2018.06.019 [Link]




Burmeister, K., Höschel, K., Barenbrügge, J., Chrysanthou, C., Rist, F., Neacsiu, A. D. & Pedersen, A. (2017). Die dialectical behavior therapy ways of coping checklist (DBT-WCCL) - Deutsche Übersetzung und Erstvalidierung. Diagnostica, 63, 29-41. doi:10.1026/0012-1924/a000164 [Link]

Hanert, A., Weber, F., Pedersen, A., Born, J. & Bartsch, T. (2017). Sleep in humans stabilizes pattern separation performance. Journal of Neuroscience, 37(50), 12238-12246. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1189-17.2017 [Link]

Pedersen, A., Göder, R., Tomczyk, S. & Ohrmann, P. (2017). Risky decision-making under risk in schizophrenia: A deliberate choice? Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 56, 57-64. doi:10.1016/j.jbtep.2016.08.004 [Link]

Skodzik, T., Holling, H. & Pedersen, A. (2017). Long-term memory performance in adult ADHD: A meta-analysis. Journal of Attention Disorders, 21(4), 267-283. doi:10.1177/1087054713510561 [Link]

Suchert, V., Pedersen, A., Hanewinkel, R. & Isensee, B. (2017). Relationship between attention-deficit/hyperacitivity disorder and sedentary behavior in adolescence: A cross-sectional study. ADHD - Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders, 9(4), 213-218. doi:10.1007/s12402-017-0229-6 [Link]




Prehn-Kristensen, A., Böhmig, A., Wiesner, C. D., Pedersen, A. & Baving, A. (2016). Der Einfluss von Schlaf auf das Behalten von belohnten Gedächtnisinhalten bei Kindern und Erwachsenen. In A. A. Schlarb & E. Paditz (Hrsg.): Baustelle Kinderschlaf – Aktuelle Kinderschlafmedizin (S. 12-15). Dresden: Kleanthes.

Stroux, D., Shushakova, A., Geburek, A. J., Ohrmann, P., Rist, F. & Pedersen, A. (2016). Deficient interference control during working memory updating in adults with ADHD: An event-related potential study. Clinical Neurophysiology, 127(1), 452-463. doi:10.1016/j.clinph.2015.05.021  [Link]

Tomczyk, S., Pedersen, A., Hanewinkel, R., Isensee, B. & Morgenstern, M. (2016). Polysubstance use patterns and trajectories in vocational students - A latent transition analysis. Addictive Behaviors, 58, 136-141. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.02.027 [Link]




Junghöfer, M., Bröckelmann, A. K., Küppers, K., Ohrmann, P. & Pedersen, A. (2015). Abnormal, affect-specific modulatory effects on early auditory processing in schizophrenia: Magnetoencephalographic evidence. Schizophrenia Research, 161(2-3), 308-313. doi:10.1016/j.schres.2014.11.025 [Link]

Trotzke, P., Starcke, K., Pedersen, A., Müller, A. & Brand, M. (2015). Impaired decision making under ambiguity but not under risk in individuals with pathological buying--behavioral and psychophysiological evidence. Psychiatry Research, 229(1-2), 551-558. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2015.05.043 [Link]

Wiesner, C. D., Pulst, J., Krause, F., Elsner, M., Baving, L., Pedersen, A., Prehn-Kristensen, A. & Göder, R. (2015). The effect of selective REM-sleep deprivation on the consolidation and affective evaluation of emotional memories. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 122, 131-141. doi:10.1016/j.nlm.2015.02.008 [Link]




Trotzke, P., Starcke, K., Pedersen, A. & Brand, M. (2014). Cue-induced craving in pathological buying: Empirical evidence and clinical implications. Psychosomatic Medicine, 76(9), 694-700. doi:10.1097/PSY.0000000000000126 [Link]




Bauer, J., Pedersen, A., Scherbaum, N., Bening, J., Patschke, J., Kugel, H., Heindel, W., Arolt, V. & Ohrmann, P. (2013). Craving in alcohol-dependent patients after detoxification is related to glutamatergic dysfunction in the nucleus accumbens and the anterior cingulate cortex. Neuropsychopharmacology, 38, 1401-1408. doi:10.1038/npp.2013.45 [Link] Both authors equally contributed to the manuscript.

Geburek, A. J., Rist, F., Gediga, G., Stroux, D. & Pedersen, A. (2013). Electrophysiological indices of error monitoring in juvenile and adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) - A meta-analytic appraisal. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 87(3), 349-362. doi:10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2012.08.006 [Link]

Glöckner-Rist, A., Pedersen, A. & Rist, F. (2013). Conceptual structure of the symptoms of Adult ADHD according to the DSM-IV and retrospective Wender-Utah criteria. Journal of Attention Disorders, 17, 114-127. doi:10.1177/1087054711427397 [Link]

Kandil, F., Pedersen, A., Wehnes, J. & Ohrmann, P. (2013). High-level, but not low-level motion perception is impaired in patients with schizophrenia. Neuropsychology, 27(1), 60-68. doi:10.1037/a0031300 [Link]

Koelkebeck, K., Hirao, K., Sasamoto, N., Kawada, R., Saze, T., Dannlowski, U., Ubukata, S., Ohrmann, P., Bauer, J., Pedersen, A., Fukuyama, H., Sawamoto, N., Takahashi, H. & Murai, T. (2013). Impact of gray matter reductions on theory of mind abilities in patients with schizophrenia. Social Neuroscience, 8(6), 631-639. doi:10.1080/17470919.2013.837094 [Link]




Pedersen, A.#, Koelkebeck, K.#, Brandt, M., Wee, M., Kueppers, A. K., Kugel, H., Kohl, W., Bauer, J., Ohrmann, P. (2012). Theory of mind in patients with schizophrenia: Is mentalizing delayed? Schizophrenia Research, 137, 224-229. doi:10.1016/j.schres.2012.02.022 [Link] #Both authors equally contributed to the manuscript.

Pedersen, A., Wilmsmeier, A., Wiedl, K. H., Bauer, J., Kueppers, K., Koelkebeck, K., Kohl, W., Kugel, H., Arolt, V., Ohrmann, P. (2012). Anterior cingulate cortex activation is related to learning potential on the WCST in schizophrenia patients. Brain and Cognition, 79(3), 245-251. doi:10.1016/j.bandc.2012.03.007 [Link]




Domschke, K., Rief, A., Weber, H., Richter, J., Hohoff, C., Ohrmann, P., Pedersen, A., et al. (2011). Neuropeptide S receptor (NPSR) gene - converging evidence for a role in panic disorder. Molecular Psychiatry, 16(9), 938-948. doi:10.1038/mp.2010.81 [Link]

Koelkebeck, K., Hirao, K., Kawada, R., Miyata, J., Saze, T., Ubukata, S., Itakura, S., Kanakogi, Y., Ohrmann, P., Bauer, J., Pedersen, A., et al. (2011). Trans-cultural differences of brain activation patterns during Theory of Mind (ToM) task performance in Japanese and Caucasian participants. Social Neuroscience, 6, 615-626. doi:10.1080/17470919.2011.620763 [Link]

Rist, F., Pedersen, A., Höcker, A., Engberding, M. (2011). Pathologisches Aufschieben und die Aufmerksamkeitsdefizit-/Hyperaktivitätsstörung. Psychotherapie im Dialog, 12(3), 217-220. doi:10.1055/s-0031-1276879 [Link]




Koelkebeck, K., Pedersen, A., Suslow, T., Kueppers, K. A., Arolt, V. & Ohrmann, P. (2010). Theory of Mind in first-episode schizophrenia patients: Correlations with cognition and personality traits. Schizophrenia Research, 119, 115-123. doi:10.1016/j.schres.2009.12.015 [Link]

Ohrmann, P., Pedersen, A., Braun, M., Bauer, J., Kugel, H., Kersting, A., Domschke, K., Deckert, J. & Suslow, T. (2010). Effect of gender on processing threat-related stimuli in patients with panic disorder: Sex does matter. Depression and Anxiety, 27, 1034-1043. doi:10.1002/da.20721 [Link]

Rauch, A. V., Reker, M., Ohrmann, P., Pedersen, A., Bauer, J., Dannlowski, U., Harding, L., Koelkebeck, K., Konrad, C., Kugel, H., Arolt, V., Heindel, W. & Suslow, T. (2010). Increased amygdala activation during automatic processing of facial emotion in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 182(3), 200-206. doi:10.1016/j.pscychresns.2010.03.005 [Link]

Wilmsmeier, A., Ohrmann, P., Suslow, T., Siegmund, A., Koelkebeck, K., Rothermundt, M., Kugel, H., Arolt, V., Bauer, J. & Pedersen, A. (2010). Neural correlates of set-shifting: Decomposing executive functions in schizophrenia. Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, 35(5), 321-329. doi:10.1503/jpn.090181 [Link]




Kersting, A., Ohrmann, P., Pedersen, A., Kroker, K., Samberg, D., Bauer, J., Kugel, H., Koelkebeck, K., Steinhard, J., Heindel, W., Arolt, V. & Suslow, T. (2009). Neural activation underlying acute grief in women after the loss of an unborn child. The American Journal of Psychiatry, 166(12), 1402-1410. doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2009.08121875 [Link]

Pedersen, A., Küppers, K., Behnken, A., Kroker, K., Schöning, S., Baune, B. T., Rist, F., Arolt, V. & Suslow, T. (2009). Implicit and explicit procedural learning in patients recently remitted from severe major depression. Psychiatry Research, 169(1), 1-6. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2008.06.001 [Link]

Pedersen, A., Wiedl, K. H. & Ohrmann, P. (2009). Neurobiological correlates of learning potential in healthy subjects and in schizophrenic patients. Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 8(1), 81-90. doi:10.1891/1945-8959.8.1.81 [Link]




Koelkebeck, K., Ohrmann, P., Pedersen, A., Hetzel, G., Arolt V. & Suslow, T. (2008). Finding of abnormal scanning behavior in the span of apprehension task in schizophrenia but diagnostic non-specificity of sum scores. European Psychiatry, 23(1), 29-32. doi:10.1016/j.eurpsy.2007.10.008 [Link]

Kurscheidt, J. C., Peiler, P., Behnken, A., Abel, S., Pedersen, A., Suslow, T. & Deckert, J. (2008). Acute effects of methylphenidate on neuropsychological parameters in adults with ADHD: Possible relevance for therapy. Journal of Neural Transmission, 115(2), 357-362. doi:10.1007/s00702-008-0871-4 [Link]

Ohrmann, P.*, Kugel, H.*, Bauer, J., Siegmund, A., Koelkebeck, K., Suslow, T., Wiedl, K., Rothermundt, M., Arolt, V. & Pedersen, A. (2008). Learning potential on the WCST in schizophrenia is related to the neuronal integrity of the anterior cingulate cortex as measured by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Schizophrenia Research, 106, 156-163. doi:10.1016/j.schres.2008.08.005 [Link]

Pedersen, A., Diedrich, M., Kaestner, F., Koelkebeck, K., Ohrmann, P., Ponath, G., Kipp, F., Abel, S., Siegmund, A., Suslow, T., von Eiff, C., Arolt, V. & Rothermundt, M. (2008). Memory impairment correlates with increased S100B serum concentrations in patients with chronic schizophrenia. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 32(8), 1789-1792. doi:10.1016/j.pnnpbp.2008.07.017 [Link]

Pedersen, A., Siegmund A., Ohrmann, P., Rist F., Rothermundt, M., Suslow T. & Arolt V. (2008). Reduced implicit and explicit sequence learning in first-episode schizophrenia. Neuropsychologia, 46(1), 186-195. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2007.07.021 [Link]




Ohrmann, P., Siegmund, A., Suslow, T., Pedersen, A., Spitzberg, K., Kersting, A., Rothermundt, M., Arolt, V., Heindel, W. & Pfleiderer, B. (2007). Cognitive impairment and in vivo metabolites in first-episode neuroleptic-naive and chronic medicated schizophrenic patients: A proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy study. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 41(8), 625-634. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychires.2006.07.002  [Link]

Rothermundt, M., Ohrmann, P., Abel, S., Siegmund, A., Pedersen, A., Ponath, G., Suslow, T., Peters, M., Kaestner, F., Heindel, W., Arolt, V. & Pfleiderer, B. (2007). Glial cell activation in a subgroup of patients with schizophrenia indicated by increased S100B serum concentrations and elevated myo-inositol. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 31(2), 361-364. doi:10.1016/j.pnpbp.2006.09.013 [Link]




Rothermundt, M., Falkai, P., Ponath, G., Abel, S., Bürkle, H., Diedrich, M., Hetzel, G., Peters, M., Siegmund, A., Pedersen, A., Maier, W., Schramm, J., Suslow, T., Ohrmann, P. & Arolt, V. (2004). Glial cell dysfunction in schizophrenia indicated by increased S100B in the CSF. Molecular Psychiatry, 9, 897-899. doi:10.1038/sj.mp.4001548  [Link]




Pedersen, A. & Rist, F. (2001). Implicit memory in schizotypal subjects and normal controls: Effects of a secondary task on sequence learning. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 92(2), 349-367. doi:10.2466/pms.2001.92.2.349  [Link]




Kebeck, G. & Pedersen, A. (1999). Der Risikohaushalt des Autofahrers. Zeitschrift für Verkehrssicherheit, 4, 163-169.




Brain and Cognition
British Journal of Psychiatry
Journal of Affective Disorders
Journal of Attention Disorders

Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry
Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society
Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry
Psychological Research
Schizophrenia Research
The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry