Research at the IPU

The IPU's research profile and research projects

Stress Experiences during Psychotherapy

10/2018–09/2019 / Project Heads: Prof. Dr. Lutz Wittmann, Prof. Dr. Linden

Action-Oriented Wise Interventions (WISENT)

Since 01/2018 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Konrad Schnabel

Evaluation of the Parent, Infant, Toddler Psychotherapy by Means of Prevalence and Intervention Studies (SKKIPPI)

05/2018–05/2021 / Project Heads: Prof. Dr. Christiane Ludwig-Körner, Prof. Dr. Lars Kuchinke

The Measured Life

Since 2017 / Project Heads: Prof. Dr. Vera King, Prof. Dr. Benigna Gerisch, Prof. Dr. Hartmut Rosa

Aporias of Perfection in Accelerated Societies

2012 to 04/2018 / Project Heads: Prof. Dr. Vera King, Prof. Dr. Benigna Gerisch, Prof. Dr. Hartmut Rosa

APS Study

2011–2021 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Dr. Dorothea Huber, Prof. Dr. Heinrich Deserno

Emotional Processing and Therapy Result in Long-term Psychotherapies

2013–2018 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Dr. Dorothea Huber

Multicentered Cooperation Project (BEKAMÜWI-Study)

2011–2018 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Dr. Dorothea Huber

Multicentered Study: Outcome Studies on Psychoanalysis

2012–2019 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Dr. Dorothea Huber

Psychological Consequences of Meal Situations

2013–2017 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Birgit Stürmer

Information on the Anxiety Study for Children (ASC Study)

2014–2018 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Annette Streeck-Fischer

Conversation Analysis of Empathy in Psychotherapy Process Research (CEMPP)

2014–2017 / Project Heads: Prof. Dr. Dr. M. B. Buchholz, Prof. Dr. Dr. H. Kächele

Scenic Memory of the Shoah

sSince 2013 / Project Heads: Dipl.-Psych. Jasmin Bleimling, Prof. Dr. Andreas Hamburger, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Mertens

Translation and Validation of Self-report Measures (TAMMI)

Since 2015 / Project Heads: Prof. Dr. Aleksandar Dimitrijevic, Prof. Dr. Andreas Hamburger, Prof. Dr. Camellia Hancheva., Prof. Dr. Lutz Wittmann

Avoidance Symptoms in the Context of Differing Clinical Pictures

Until 2017 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Lutz Wittmann

Messys with Method: Household Rubbish in a TV Format

Since 2014 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Insa Härtel

Breast-Cancer-Cut: Medial Stagings of Angelina Jolie's Prophylactic Mastectomy

Since 2014 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Insa Härtel

Inpatient Psychotherapy: Do Women and Men Experience the Same Therapy Differently?

2015–2017 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Dr. Dorothea Huber

Performance Monitoring in Social Interactions: Dynamics of Internal and External Signal Processing

4/2016–4/2018 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Birgit Stürmer

Psychoanalytical Reflections on Digital Virtuality

Since 4/2013 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Elfriede Löchel

Study of Adherence Measurements with Psychoanalytically-based Methods

2012–2017 / Project Head: Dr. Melanie Ratzek

Investigation into the influence on the stability of the therapy success in the treatment of depression

Since 2014 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Dr. Dorothea Huber

Procrastination. Psychoanalysis and Social Context

2015–2018 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Christine Kirchhoff

Unease – And That Without End? Psychoanalysis and Culture in the 21st Century

Since 2012 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Christine Kirchhoff

Study of the Attachment Representations of BA Students – an Empirical Pilot Study

6/2015–12/2016 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Éva Hédervári-Heller

Effect of Higher Cognitive Principles in Static and Dynamic Maps on Spatial Information

2012–06/2017 / Project Heads: Prof. Dr. Frank Dickmann, Prof. Dr. Lars Kuchinke

Modulating Effects of Emotional Properties of a Word on Early Phases of Word Processing

2013–2017 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Lars Kuchinke

Modified Psychodynamic Psychotherapy for Patients with Schizophrenia (MPP-S Study) ...

2015–2018 / Project Heads: Prof. Dr. Dorothea von Haebler, Dr. Christiane Montag, Dr. Günter Lempa

Parent, Infant and Toddler Psychotherapies with Residents in Shared Living Arrangements ...

Since 4/2016 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Christiane Ludwig-Körner

Familiarisation and Attachment (PEB)

4/2016–11/2017 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Éva Hédervári-Heller

Recording Emphatic Expressivity in Music Production

2016–2017 / Project Heads: Prof. Dr. Lars Kuchinke, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Jin Hyun Kim

Stationary Analytical Psychotherapy: Change in Symptomatology, Mentalisation Ability and Structural Impairment

2016–2018 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Dr. Dorothea Huber

Using Graphological Reports to Identify Leadership Qualities

11/2016–11/2017 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Konrad Schnabel

Empirical Education Research: Inclusive Schooling

2010–12/2017 / Project Heads: Prof. Dr. Bernd Ahrbeck, Prof. Dr. Rainer Lehmann

History of Psychoanalysis in Poland in a German-Polish-Jewish Cultural Context 1900 to 2015

2015–2018 / Project Heads: Prof. (PAN) Dr. habil. Ewa Kobylinska-Dehe, Prof. Paweł Dybel

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy of Patients Aged 60 and Over with Generalised Anxiety Disorder

Since 11/2016 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Simone Salzer

Feasibility Study on Outpatient Psychodynamic Psychotherapy for Adolescents with Borderline Personality Disorder

Since 2016 / Project Heads: Prof. Dr. Simone Salzer, Prof. Dr. Annette Streeck-Fischer

Jactatio Capitis – Head Shaking and Head Banging in Early Childhood

2016–2019 / Project Heads: Huberta Ulmen, Prof. Dr. Dr. M. B. Buchholz, Prof. Dr. Dr. H. Kächele

Mentalisation und Affect (MAMIK-Study)

10/2016–09/2019 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Dr. Horst Kächele

Ethical Dilemmas due to Prenatal and Genetic Diagnostics – EDIG

Since 2008 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Tamara Fischmann

Evaluation of Two Early Prevention Programmes in Kindergartens with High-risk Children – EVA

2008–2016; 2017 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Tamara Fischmann

Frankfurt-based fMRI/EEG Depression Study – FRED

Since 2008 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Tamara Fischmann

NeuroBind – Neuroimaging and Binding with Children-at-risk

Since 2015 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Tamara Fischmann

Attachment in Children-at-risk – Applying the Child Attachment Interview in a High-risk Population

Since 2016 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Tamara Fischmann

Completed Projects

Focused and Reversed. Gerhard Richter's "Betty" (1977)

2009–2015/Project Heads: Prof. Dr. Insa Härtel, Prof. Dr. Karl-Josef Pazzini

"Assaults" and "Objects": Images of and Discourse on Child-Adolescent Sexuality

10/2010–10/2013 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Insa Härtel

Trajectories and Mediators of the Change in Psychotherapies

2009–2015 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Dr. Dorothea Huber

Supporting the Parent-Child Relationship in Kindergartens – Adult Education/Early Intervention and Early Education from One Source ...

8/2012–12/2013 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Christiane Ludwig-Körner

Sponsorships in Kindergartens by IPU Students (K-IPU Programme)

1/2014–3/2015; 4/2015–1/2016 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Christiane Ludwig-Körner

Conversational Aspects of the Unconscious

2013 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Dr. Michael B. Buchholz, Prof. Dr. Dr. Horst Kächele

Error processing and performance monitoring in a social context

02/2014–04/2015 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Birgit Stürmer

Metaphor Analysis

2013 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Dr. Michael B. Buchholz

Effectiveness of Long-term Therapies of Chronically Depressive Patients

2011 / Project Head: Dr. Wolfram Keller

E-mago. Knowledge Platform for Psychoanalysis

2012 to 2017 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Lilli Gast, Arkadi Blatow M.A.

Implicit Alexithymia and Mental Functionality

10/2013–9/2016 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Konrad Schnabel

Scenic Microanalysis of Video Testimonies of Chronically Hospitalized Holocaust Survivors

Since 2007 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Andreas Hamburger

Effectiveness of Pedagogical Methods

2010 to 2012 / Project Head: Jun. Prof. Dr. Svenja Taubner

Evaluation of SKYPE-Based Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Training in China

2010 to 2013 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Dr. Horst Kächele, Jun. Prof. Dr. Svenja Taubner / supported by the IPA

Conflicts as Signals

2009–2015 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Birgit Stürmer

Trauma – Memory – Trust

2013–2015 / Project Head: Prof. Dr. Andreas Hamburger

Evaluation of Therapy Induced Changes of the Brain Activities with Patients with Panic Disorders

Project Head: Prof. Dr. Svenja Taubner, Dr. Judith Daniels

Psychoanalytical Case Supervision in Inpatient and Outpatient Youth Welfare

Project Head: Prof. Dr. Andreas Hamburger