Dr. Marit Hauschildt

Curriculum Vitae

2008 - present Research psychologist, Clinical Neuropsychology Working Group, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
2015 - 2017 Postdoctoral fellow at the School of Psychological Sciences (Prof. Reuven Dar), Tel Aviv University, Israel
2009 - 2015 Postgraduate professional training in cognitive behavioral therapy, Hamburg, Germany
2012 Ph.D. dissertation on processing of emotional information in PTSD, University of Hamburg, Germany
2006 - 2007 Research internship and diploma thesis at the Department of Psychology (Prof. Anke Ehlers), Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College, United Kingdom
2002 - 2008 M.Sc. in psychology, University of Kiel and University of Hamburg, Germany

Research interests

  • memory functioning
  • information processing
  • (meta)cognitive biases
  • (meta)cognitive interventions
  • quality of life in PTSD, OCD, and depression

Selected independent research funding

2015 - 2017 Full postdoctoral fellowship from the German Academic Exchange Service [DAAD]
2015 - 2016 Postdoctoral fellowship (matching funding) from Tel Aviv University, Israel
2015 Funding for an intervention study on metacognitive training in depression by the "Research Promotion from Faculty Funds" [FFM] of the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
2011 - 2014 Funding for an evaluation of a metacognitive self-help approach for individuals with OCD by the German Ministry of Education and Research [BMBF]
2013 Ph.D. Award (Uwe-Koch Gromus Prize), University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
2009 - 2012 Full Ph.D. scholarship from the German National Academic Foundation [Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes]

Selected Publications

Hauschildt, M., Schröder, J., & Moritz, S. (2016). Randomized-controlled trial on a novel (meta-)cognitive self-help approach for obsessive-compulsive disorder ("myMCT"). Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 10, 26-34.

Hauschildt, M., Wittekind, C., Moritz, S., Kellner, M., & Jelinek, L. (2013). Attentional bias for affective visual stimuli in posttraumatic stress disorder and the role of depression. Psychiatry Research, 207(1), 73-79.

Sündermann, O., Hauschildt, M., & Ehlers, A. (2013). Perceptual processing during trauma, priming and the development of intrusive memories. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 44(1), 213-220.

Hauschildt, M., Peters, M. J., Jelinek, L., & Moritz, S. (2012). Veridical and false memory for scenic material in posttraumatic stress disorder. Consciousness and Cognition, 21(1), 80-89.

Hauschildt, M., Peters, M. J., Moritz, S., & Jelinek, L. (2011). Heart rate variability in response to affective scenes in posttraumatic stress disorder. Biological Psychology, 88(2), 215-222.