Barbara Cludius, M.Sc.

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Curriculum Vitae

2014 - present Research psychologist Clinical Neuropsychology Working Group, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
2014 - present Ph.D. dissertation on cognitive biases in OCD, as assessed by implicit measures, University of Hamburg, Germany
2014 - present Postgraduate professional training in cognitive behavioral
therapy, Hamburg, Germany
2013 - 2014 Research psychologist, Department of Social Pediatrics, University Hospital Rechts der Isar, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany
2013 Research psychologist, Institute for Therapy Research,
Munich, Germany
2012 Research internship, Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
2007 - 2012 B.Sc. and M.Sc. in psychology, Justus-Liebig University,
Giessen, Germany

Research intrests

  • psychotherapy research
  • cognitive biases in OCD and depression
  • implicit measures
  • attentional processes

Selected independent research funding

2015 2. Poster award by the German Psychological Society at the symposium Clinical Psychology (DGPS Fachtagung Klinische Psychologie
2008 - 2012 Scholarship for bachelor and master studies by the Foundation of German Business (Stiftung der deutschen Wirtschaft)

Selected Publications

Cludius, B., Schmidt, A.F., Moritz, S., Banse, R., & Jelinek, L. (2017). Implicit aggressiveness in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder as assessed by an Implicit Associtiaton Test. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 55, 106-112.

Cludius, B., Hottenrott, B., Alsleben, H., Peter, U., Schröder, J., & Moritz, S. (2015). Mindfulness for OCD? No evidence for a direct effect of a self-help treatment approach. Journal of Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders, 6, 59–65.

Cludius, B., Moritz, S., Hottenrott, B., Schneider, B.C., Saathoff, K., Külz, A. K., & Gallinat, J. (2015). Mindfulness and relaxation treatment reduce depressive symptoms in individuals with psychosis. European Psychiatry, 30(6), 709-714.

Cludius, B., Stevens, S., Bantin, T., Gerlach, A. L., & Hermann, C. (2013). The motive to drink due to social anxiety and its relation to hazardous alcohol use. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 27(3), 806-813.

Külz, A. K., Landmann, S., Cludius, B., Hottenrott, B., Rose, N., Heidenreich, T., Hertenstein, E., Voderholzer, U. & Moritz, S. (2014). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy in obsessive-compulsive disorder: Protocol of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry, 14, 314.

Stevens, S., Gerlach, A. L., Cludius, B., Silkens, A., Craske, M. G., & Hermann, C. (2011). Heartbeat perception in social anxiety before and during speech anticipation. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 49, 138-143.