[Translate to English:] Dr. Vera Rössler

Dr. Vera Rössler

Dr. Vera Rössler
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Vera Rössler completed her studies of psychology with a focus on clinical psychology at the University of Innsbruck. At the same time, she completed an economics degree in Strategic Management with a focus on Service Management & Consumer Behavior, also at the University of Innsbruck. After obtaining the Master of Science degree in both programs, Ms. Rössler received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology. In her PhD thesis she examined the gender differences, the course and the occurrence patterns of delusional issues in people with paranoid schizophrenia. During her doctorate, Vera Rössler worked as a clinical psychologist in a clinic for psychiatry, psychotherapy and psychosomatic medicine in southern Germany. In addition to caring for inpatients and outpatients in individual and group settings, Ms. Rössler led the in-house psychological test psychological library, performed numerous diagnostic tests and assisted colleagues with psychological issues. After earning her Doctor of Philosophy, Ms. Rössler switched to business and worked in a large international company in the area of ​​market research and strategy.

Teaching Activities

At the Medical School Hamburg, Vera Rössler teaches the basics of psychological diagnostics in her Bachelor's degree in Psychology. Since 2017, she has been working as an external lecturer at the University of Innsbruck and holds a seminar on autism spectrum disorders at the Institute of Psychology as well as a course on clinical-psychological diagnostics. Previously, Vera Rössler held several training courses in psychological diagnostics as part of the specialist psychiatric curriculum during her work as a clinical psychologist.

Research Interests

In her dissertation, Vera Rössler examined the phenomenology of delusion in paranoid schizophrenia. Particular attention was paid to gender differences in the frequency and design of the individual delusions, to the analysis of patterns of occurrence in polythematic delusions and to the relationship between delusional themes and the course of treatment.

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