PD Dr. Christina Andreou

Curriculum Vitae

2015 - present Consultant Psychiatrist, University Psychiatric Clinics Basel,
Switzerland
2011 - 2015 Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
2014 Habilitation in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (German qualification to apply for tenureship) and Venia legend (German licence to lecture), University of Hamburg,
Department of Medicine, Germany
2010 - 2011 Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry, Municipal Clinic of Brunswick, Germany
2007 - 2010 Psychiatrist, Hellenic Center of Mental Hygiene and Research, Thessaloniki, Greece
2007 Ph.D. dissertation on context-dependent information processing in patients with schizophrenia,
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
2005 - 2010 Research assistant, Medical Faculty, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, First Psychiatric Department, Greece
2005 - 2006 Extramural Training Program in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research,
Pennsylvania, United States
2005 License to practice the medical specialty of psychiatry and psychotherapy, Thessaloniki, Greece
1997 M.D., Faculty of Health Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Research interests

  • psycholinguistics
  • (meta-)cognitive biases
  • (meta-)cognitive interventions
  • resting-state neuroimaging
  • reward system

Selected independent research funding

2017 Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) grant for the project "EEG resting-state connectivity and psychosis: Dopaminergic influences
2014 - 2016 German Research Society (DFG) grant for the project “Effects of Metacognitive Training on the Neurophysiological Correlates of the Jumping-to-Conclusions Bias in Patients with Schizophrenia”
2013 - 2015 Young Investigator grant for the project "Meta-Cognitive Therapy in Patients with Schizophrenia" from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (NARSAD)
2012 - 2014 German Research Society (DFG) grant for the project "Dopaminergic Modulation of (Meta) Cognitive Dysfunctions Associated with Psychosis: A Double-Blind Study"