• Rice, L.C., Langan, M.T., Cheng, D.T., Sheu, Y.-S., Peterburs, J., Hua, J. et al. (2023) Disrupted executive cerebro-cerebellar functional connectivity in alcohol use disorder. Alcohol: Clinical and Experimental Research, 00, 1–15. Available from:

  • Mundorf, A.*, Siebert, A.*, Desmond, J.E., Peterburs J. (2023). The role of the cerebellum in internet gaming disorder - a systematic review. Addiction Biology, 28, e13331. doi:10.1111/adb.13331.
  • Ocklenburg, S., Peterburs, J. (2023). Monitoring Brain Activity in VR: EEG and Neuroimaging. In: Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. 
  • El Basbasse Y, Packheiser J, Peterburs J, Maymon C, Güntürkün O, Grimshaw G, Ocklenburg S. (2023) Walk the plank! Using mobile electroencephalography to investigate emotional lateralization of immersive fear in virtual reality. R. Soc. Open Sci. 10: 221239.
  • Asselmann, E., Garthus-Niegel, S., & Martini, J. How research on personality development can improve our understanding of perinatal adjustment. Manuscript in press.
  • Baumann, S., Staudt, A., Horesh, D., Eberhard-Gran, M., Garthus-Niegel, S.*, & Horsch, A*. (2023). Perineal tear and childbirth-related posttraumatic stress: A prospective cohort study. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 339, 974-983.
  • Budde H, Amatriain-Fernández S, Trautmann S. (2023) The potential of control conditions for unspecific treatment-effects in non-inferiority trials. JAMA Psychiatry. Doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.0102 
  • Budde H, Gronwald T, Vancampfort D. (2023) Antidepressant Effects of Physical Activity and Exercise in Children and Adolescents: Context and Differentiation Matter. JAMA Pediatrics. Doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2023.0505
  • Correira Pereira, J. C., Debrot, A., & Garthus-Niegel, S. (2023). Integrating positive psychology perspectives to support parents in their transition to parenthood: A vision for future research. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology41(3), 257-259.

  • Dose B, Yalçin M, Dries S, Relógio A (2023). Timing Health: The Potential of Chronomedicine to Improve Performance, Prevent Disease and Optimizing treatment.  Frontiers in Digital Health. Apr 18;5:1157654.
  • Dobernecker, J., Spyridou, A., Elbert, T., Schauer, M., Garthus-Niegel, S., Ruf-Leuschner, M., Schalinski, I. (2023). Cumulative trauma predicts hair cortisol concentrations and symptoms of depression and anxiety in pregnant women – an investigation of community samples from Greece, Spain and Perú. Scientific Reports, 13(1),

  • Döblin, S., Seefeld, L., Weise, V., Kopp, M., Asselmann, E., Martini, J., Knappe, S., & Garthus-Niegel, S. (2023). The impact of mode of delivery on parent-infant-bonding and the mediating role of birth experience: a comparison of mothers and fathers within the longitudinal cohort study DREAM. BMC pregnancy and childbirth, 23(285), 1-18.

  • Garthus-Niegel, S. & Horsch, A. (2023). The Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology and the Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology: Transitions and new beginnings. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 41(1), 1-2.
  • Garthus-Niegel, S., & Kittel-Schneider, S. (2023). Väter und peripartale psychische Erkrankungen: Das übersehene Elternteil? Der Nervenarzt.
  • Garthus-Niegel, S., & Schaber, R. The impact of working conditions on postpartum depressive symptoms and family relations—re-evaluated in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Psychology of Women in the (edited by Vivian Pramataroff-Hamburger and Mechthild Neises-Rudolf), Springer Nature. Manuscript in press.
  • Groenewold, N.A., Bas-Hoogendam, J.M., … Peterburs, J., … (2023). Volume of subcortical brain regions in social anxiety disorder: mega-analytic results from 37 samples in the ENIGMA anxiety working group. Molecular Psychiatry. 28, 1079–1089. Doi: 10.1038/s41380-022-01933-9.
  • Hesse J, Müller T, Relógio A (2023). An integrative mathematical model for timing treatment toxicity and Zeitgeber impact in colorectal cancer cells. NPJ Syst Biol Appl. Jun 23;9(1):27.
  • Jaramillo, I., Karl, M., Bergunde, L., Mack, J. T., Weise, V., Weidner, K., Gao, W., Steudte-Schmiedgen, S.*, & Garthus-Niegel, S.* (2023). Maternal postpartum depressive symptoms: The predictive role of objective and subjective birth experience and hair glucocorticoids. Journal of Affective Disorders, 339, 974-983.
  • Karl, M., Huth, V., Schälicke, S., Müller-Stark, C., Weise, V., Mack, J. T., Kirschbaum, C., Weidner, K., Garthus-Niegel, S.*, & Steudte-Schmiedgen, S.* (2023). The association between maternal symptoms of depression and hair glucocorticoids in infants across the perinatal period. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 147, Article 105952.[1]
  • Kittel-Schneider, S. & Garthus-Niegel, S. Väter und peripartale psychische Erkrankungen: Das übersehene Elternteil? Manuscript in press.

  • Koerber, M., Mack, J. T., Seefeld, L., Kopp, M., Weise, V., Romero Starke, K., & Garthus-Niegel, S. (2023). Psychosocial work stress and parent-child bonding during the COVID-19 pandemic: clarifying the role of parental symptoms of depression and aggressiveness. BMC Public Health, 23, 113. 10.1186/s12889-022-14759-5
  • Kopp, M., Lindauer, M., & Garthus-Niegel, S. (2023). Association between maternal employment and the child´s mental health: a systematic review with meta-analysis. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry,
  • Lotzin, A., Flechsenhar, A., Garthus-Niegel, S., Georg, A. K., Holl, J., von Hülsen, L., Kenntemich, L., Kliem, S., Kröger, C., Mack, J. T., Mojahed, A., Nunius, S., Schröder, J., Seitz, K., von Thadden, A., Volkert, J., Zrnic Novakovic, I., & Lueger-Schuster, B. (2023). Häusliche Gewalt und ihre psychischen Folgen während der COVID-19-Pandemie – Zentrale Befunde aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum. Bundesgesundheitsblatt – Gesundheitsforschung – Gesundheitsschutz, 41(3), 257-259.
  • Ludwig M, Basti A, Yalçin M, Schulte J, Relógio A (2023). Molecular characterization of the circadian clock in paediatric leukaemia patients: a prospective study protocol. BMC Pediatrics. Mar 4;23(1):105.
  • Malhan D, Schoenrock B, Yalçin M, Blottner D, Relógio A (2023). Circadian regulation in aging: Implications for spaceflight and life on earth. Aging Cell. 2023 Jul 26:e13935.
  • Malhan D, Schoenrock B, Yalçin M, Blottner D, Relógio A (2023). Circadian Regulation in Aging: Implications for Spaceflight and Life on Earth. Aging Cell (in press).
  • Malhan D, Yalçin M, Schoenrock B, Blottner D, Relógio A (2023). Long-term spaceflights alter the biological clock in mammals and result in circadian alterations of skeletal muscle genes resembling aging-related phenotypes. npj Microgravity. Apr 3;9(1):30.
  • Mojahed, A., Mack, J. T., Specht, L., Sandoz, V., & Garthus-Niegel, S. Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Violence Against Children: A Narrative Review. Manuscript in press.
  • Mundorf A, Getzmann S, Gajewski PD, Larra MF, Wascher E, Ocklenburg S. (2023). Stress exposure, hand preference, and hand skill: A deep phenotyping approach. Laterality. 2023;1-29.
  • Mundorf, A, & Ocklenburg, S. (2023). Hemispheric asymmetries in mental disorders: evidence from rodent studies. Journal of neural transmission. Doi: 10.1007/s00702-023-02610-z
  • Mundorf, A.*, Siebert, A.*, Desmond, J.E., Peterburs J. (2023). The role of the cerebellum in internet gaming disorder - a systematic review. Addiction Biology, 28, e13331.
  • Murgo E*, De Santis E*, Sansico F, Melocchi V, Colangelo T, Padovano C, Colucci M, Carbone A, Totti B, Basti A, Gottschlich L, Relogio A, Capitanio N, Bianchi F, Mazzoccoli G, Giambra V (2023). The circadian clock circuitry modulates leukemia initiating cell activity in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. Aug 24;42(1):218.
  • Nelson N, Relógio A (2023). Molecular mechanisms of tumour onset and progression in glioblastoma: an emerging role for the circadian clock. npj precision oncology(under revision).
  • Ocklenburg S, Peterburs J. (2023). Monitoring Brain Activity in VR: EEG and Neuroimaging. Current Topics in Behavioral Neuroscience. doi: 10.1007/7854_2023_423. Online ahead of print.
  • Papadatou-Pastou M, Papadopoulou AK, Samsouris C, Mundorf A, Valtou M-M &. Ocklenburg S, (2023). Hand preference in stuttering: Meta-analyses. Neuropsychology Review. (accepted).
  • Sant’Ana L ,Monteiro D, Budde H, Ribeiro de Souza AA, Vieira JG, Monteiro ER, Scartoni FR, Machado S, Vianna JM. (2023) Chronic Effects of Different Intensities of Interval Training on Hemodynamic, Autonomic and Cardiorespiratory Variables of Physically Active Elderly People. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. DOI:10.3390/ijerph20095619
  • Schmitt O, Eipert P, Yonggang Wang, Atsushi Kanoke, Gratianne Rabiller, Jialing Liu (2023) Connectome-based prediction of functional impairment in experimental stroke models. bioRxiv 2023.05.05.539601; doi: 10.1101/2023.05.05.539601.
  • Schümann F, Schmitt O, Wree A, Hawlitschka A. (2023) Distribution of Cleaved SNAP-25 in the Rat Brain, following Unilateral Injection of Botulinum Neurotoxin-A into the Striatum. International Journal of Molecular Sciences Sci. 2023 Jan 14; 24(2):1685. Doi:10.3390/ijms24021685.
  • Seefeld, L., von Soest, T., Dikmen-Yildiz, P., & Garthus-Niegel, S. (2023). Dyadic Analyses on the Prospective Association Between Birth Experience and Parent-Child-Bonding: The Role of Postpartum Depression, Anxiety, and Childbirth-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders.
  • Staudt, A., Baumann, S., Horesh, D., Eberhard-Gran, M., Horsch, A.*, & Garthus-Niegel S.* (2023). Predictors and comorbidity patterns of maternal birth-related posttraumatic stress symptoms: A Latent Class Analysis. Psychiatry Research, 320, Article 115038.  
  • Steudte-Schmiedgen, S.*, Schälicke, S.*, Bergunde, L., Karl, M., Weise, V., Junge-Hoffmeister, J., Schumacher, S., von Soest, T., Weidner, K., Kirschbaum, C., & Garthus-Niegel S. (2023). Hair glucocorticoids in the context of trauma exposure and their predictive value for the development of childbirth-related posttraumatic stress symptoms. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 148, Article 105973.
  • Weigl, T., Brunton, R., Dryer, R., Garthus-Niegel, S. (2023). Validation of the German version of the pregnancy-related anxiety scale (PrAS): Psychometric properties across all trimesters of pregnancy. BMC pregnancy and childbirth23(472), 1-12.
  • Yalçin M, Relógio A (2023). Sex and age-dependent characterization of the circadian clock as a biomarker for physical performance: a prospective study protocol. PLOS ONE (under revision)



  • Abraham M., Mundorf A., Brodmann K., Freund N. (2022). Unraveling the Mystery of White Matter in Depression: A Translational Perspective on Recent Advances. Brain and Behavior. Doi: 10.1002/brb3.2629.
  • Alcaraz-Silva J, Feingold D, Viana-Torre G, Budde H, Imperatori C, Machado S, Murillo-Rodríguez E (2022). The Endocannabinoid System as a Biomarker for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications in Depression and Anxiety. CNS & Neurological Disorders - Drug Targets. Doi: 10.2174/1871527321666220405114402
  • Alberts T, Antipova V, Holzmann C, Hawlitschka A, Schmitt O, Kurth J, Stenzel J, Lindner T, Krause BJ, Wree A, Witt M. (2022) Olfactory Bulb Receptor Availability after Intrastriatal Botulinum Neurotoxin-A Injection in a Unilateral 6-OHDA Rat Model of Parkinson's Disease. Toxins (Basel). 25;14(2):94. Doi: 10.3390/toxins14020094.
  • Asselmann E., Garthus-Niegel S.*, Martini J.* (2022). Personality and peripartum changes in perceived social support: Findings from two prospective-longitudinal studies in (expectant) mothers and fathers. Frontiers in Psychiatry. 12:814152. Doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2021.814152.
  • Asselmann, E., Garthus-Niegel, S., Knappe, S., & Martini, J. (2022). Physical and mental health changes in the five years before and five years after childbirth: A population-based panel study in first-time mothers and fathers from Germany. Journal of Affective Disorders301, 138-144.
  • Bergunde, L., Garthus-Niegel, S., Alexander, N., & Steudte-Schmiedgen S. (2022). Perinatal mental health research: Towards an integrative biopsychosocial approach. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 40(4), 325-328.
  • Bas-Hoogendam JM, Groenewold NA, Aghajani M, Freitag GF, Harrewijn A, Hilbert K, Jahanshad N, Thomopoulos SI, Thompson PM, Veltman DJ, Winkler AM, Lueken U, Pine DS, van der Wee NJA, Stein DJ; ENIGMA-Anxiety Working Group (Member: Peterburs J.) (2022). ENIGMA-anxiety working group: Rationale for and organization of large-scale neuroimaging studies of anxiety disorders. Human Brain Mapping. 43(1):83-112. Doi: 10.1002/hbm.25100.
  • Basti A, Malhan D, Dumbani M, Dahlmann M, Stein U, Relógio A. Core-Clock Genes Regulate Proliferation and Invasion via a Reciprocal Interplay with MACC1 in Colorectal Cancer Cells. Cancers (Basel). 2022 Jul 16;14(14):3458. Doi: 10.3390/cancers14143458.

  • Brantsæter, A.L., Garthus-Niegel, S., Brandlistuen, R.E., Caspersen, I.H., Meltzer, H.M., & Abel, M.H. (2022) Mild-to-moderate iodine deficiency and emotional distress and depression in pregnancy and six months postpartum – Results from a large pregnancy cohort. Journal of Affective Disorders318, 347-356. Doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2022.09.009
  • Brym S., Mack J., Weise V., Kopp M., Steudte-Schmiedgen S., & Garthus-Niegel S. (2022). Mental health of working parents during the COVID-19 pandemic: Can resilience buffer the impact of psychosocial work stress on depressive symptoms? BMC Public Health, 22, 2426.
  • Blum, S., Mack, J., Weise, V., Kopp. M., Asselmann, E., Martini, J., & Garthus-Niegel, S. (2022). The Impact of Postpartum Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms on Child Development and the Mediating Role of the Parent-Child Relationship: A Prospective Longitudinal Study. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 13, Article 886347. Doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2022.886347
  • Bergunde, L., Garthus-Niegel, S., Alexander, N., & Steudte-Schmiedgen S. (2022) Perinatal mental health research: Towards an integrative biopsychosocial approach. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 40(4), 325-328. Doi: 10.1080/02646838.2022.2101781
  • Fuhr L, Basti A, Brás TS, Duarte MF, Relógio A. (2022). Antiproliferative Effects of Cynara Cardunculus in Colorectal Cancer Cells Are Modulated by the Circadian Clock. Int J Mol Sci. Aug 15;23(16):9130. Doi: 10.3390/ijms23169130.
  • Frohberg J, Bittner A, Steudte-Schmiedgen S, Junge-Hoffmeister J, Garthus-Niegel S, Weidner K (2022). Early abusive relationships – Influence of different maltreatment types on postpartum psychopathology and mother-infant bonding in a clinical sample. Frontiers in Psychiatry. Doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2022.836368.
  • Garthus-Niegel, S. & Horsch, A. The Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology and the Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology: Transitions and new beginnings. Manuscript in press.
  • Garthus-Niegel S, Nakić Radoš S, Horsch A (2022). Perinatal depression and beyond – implications for research design and clinical management. JAMA Network Open. 5(6):e2218978. Doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.18978.
  • Heyne CS, Kazmierczak M, Souday R, Horesh D, Lambregtse-van den Berg M, Weigl T, Horsch A, Oosterman M, Dikmen-Yildiz P, Garthus-Niegel S. (2022). Prevalence and risk factors of birth-related posttraumatic stress among parents: a comparative systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review. 94, 102157. Doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2022.102157.
  • Hoenig T., Edouard P., Krause M., Malhan D., Relógio A., Junge A., Hollander K. (2022). Analysis of more than 20,000 injuries in European professional football by using a citizen science-based approach: An opportunity for epidemiological research? J Sci Med Sport. 2022 Apr;25(4):300-305. Doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2021.11.038.
  • Junge-Hoffmeister J, Bittner A, Garthus-Niegel S, Goeckenjan M, Martini J, Weidner K. (2022). Subjective birth experience predicts mother-infant-bonding difficulties in women with mental disorders. Frontiers in Global Women's Health. Doi: 10.3389/fgwh.2022.812055
  • Karl, M., Huth, V., Schälicke, S., Müller-Stark, C., Weise, V., Mack, J., Kirschbaum, C., Weidner, K., Garthus-Niegel, S.*, & Steudte-Schmiedgen, S*. (2023). The association between maternal symptoms of depression and hair glucocorticoids in infants across the perinatal period. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 147, Article 105952.
  • Krysewski LM, Power Guerra N, Glatzel A, Holzmann C, Antipova V, Schmitt O, Yu-Taeger L, Nguyen HP, Wree A, Witt M. (2022) Differential Cellular Balance of Olfactory and Vomeronasal Epithelia in a Transgenic BACHD Rat Model of Huntington's Disease. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2022 Jul 10;23(14):7625. Doi: 10.3390/ijms23147625.

  • Knatauskaitė J, Akko D, Pukėnas K, Trinkūnienė L, Budde H (2022) Effect of acute game-based exercises on steroid hormones and cognitive performance in adolescents. Acta Psychologica. Doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2022.103584
  • Malhan D., Basti A., Relgio A. (2022). Transcriptome analyses of clock disrupted cancer cells reveal differential alternative splicing of cancer hallmarks genes. NPJ Syst Biol Appl.  12;8(1):17. Doi: 10.1038/s41540-022-00225-w.
  • Martini J, Asselmann E, Weidner K, Knappe S, Rosendahl J, Garthus-Niegel S (2022). Prospective associations of lifetime post-traumatic stress disorder and birth-related traumatization with maternal and infant outcomes. Frontiers in Psychiatry. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2022.842410
  • Massullo C, Bersani FS, Carbone GA, Panno A, Farina B, Murillo-Rodríguez E, Yamamoto T, Machado S, Budde H, Imperatori C. (2022) Decreased Resting State Inter- and Intra-Network Functional Connectivity Is Associated with Perceived Stress in a Sample of University Students: An eLORETA Study. Neuropsychobiology. Doi: 10.1159/000521565.
  • Machado S, Teixeira D, Monteiro D, Imperatori C, Murillo-Rodriguez E, da Silva Rocha FP, Yamamoto T, Amatriain-Fernández S, Budde H, Carta MG, Caixeta L, Souza de Sá Filho A (2022) Clinical applications of exercise in Parkinson's disease: what we need to know? Expert Rev Neurother. Doi: 10.1080/14737175.2022.2128768
  • Mojahed, A., Alaidarous, N., Shabta, H., Hegewald, J., & Garthus-Niegel, S. (2022). Intimate partner violence against women in the Arab countries: a systematic review of risk factors. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse23(2), 390-407.
  • Mojahed, A., Büechl V., Garthus-Niegel, S. (2022). Schattenpandemie – häusliche Gewalt in Zeiten von Corona. In Gendermedizin, ist da etwas dran? Gendermedizin oder die Entdeckung der unterschiedlichen weiblichen und männlichen Physiologie (pp 40-45). Novartis Deutschland GmbH.
  • Mundorf A., Bölükbas I., Freund N. (2022). Maternal separation: Does it hold the potential to model consequences of postpartum depression? Developmental Psychobiology. 64(1):e22219. Doi: 10.1002/dev.22219.
  • Mundorf A., Matsui H., Ocklenburg S. and Freund N. (2022). Analyzing Turning Behavior after Repeated Lithium, Ketamine, or NaCl Injection and Chronic Stress Exposure in Mice. Symmetry, 14(11), 2352;
  • Ocklenburg S. & Mundorf A. (2022). Symmetry and asymmetry in biological structures. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 12;119(28):e2204881119. Doi: 10.1073/pnas.2204881119.
  • Ocklenburg S., Peterburs J., Mundorf A. (2022). Hemispheric asymmetries in the amygdala: a comparative primer. Progress in Neurobiology. 214:102283. Doi: 10.1016/j.pneurobio.2022.102283.
  • Peterburs J., Albrecht C. & Bellebaum C. (2022). The impact of social anxiety on feedback-based go and nogo learning. Psychological Research 86, 110–124 (2022).
  • Pfeifer L.S., Schmitz J., Papadatou-Pastou M., Peterburs J., Paracchini S., Ocklenburg S. (2022). Handedness in twins: meta-analyses. BMC Psychol 10, 11. Doi: 10.1186/s40359-021-00695-3
  • Sato Y, Schmitt O, Ip Z, Rabiller G, Omodaka S, Tominaga T, Yazdan-Shahmorad A, Liu J. (2022) Pathological changes of brain oscillations following ischemic stroke. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism; 42(10):1753-1776. Doi: 10.1177/0271678X221105677.
  • Schmitt O, Eipert P, Ruß F, Beier J, Kadir K, Horn A. (2022) The brainstem connectome database. Scientific Data. 12;9(1):168. Doi: 10.1038/s41597-022-01219-3.
  • Schmitt O, Nitzsche C, Eipert P, Prathapan V, Hütt MT, Hilgetag CC. (2022) Reaction-diffusion models in weighted and directed connectomes. PLOS Computational Biology. 28;18(10):e1010507. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1010507.
  • Seefeld L., Buyukcan-Tetik A., Garthus-Niegel S. (2022) The Transition to Parenthood: Perspectives of Relationship Science Theories and Methods. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 40(2), 105–107. Doi: 10.1080/02646838.2022.2039864
  • Seefeld L*, Mojahed A*, Thiel F, Schellong J*, Garthus-Niegel S*. (2022). Preferences and Barriers to Counselling for and Treatment of Intimate Partner Violence, Depression, Anxiety, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Postpartum Women: Study Protocol of the Cross-Sectional Study INVITE. Frontiers in Psychiatry. Doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2022.836350
  • Seefeld L., Weise V., Kopp M., Knappe S., Garthus-Niegel S. (2022). Birth Experience Mediates the Association Between Fear of Childbirth and Mother-Child-Bonding up to 14 Months Postpartum: Findings from the Prospective Cohort Study DREAM. Frontiers in Psychiatry. Doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2021.776922
  • Sommer, M., Knappe, S., Garthus-Niegel, S., Weidner, K., Martini, J. (2022). Die Bedeutung peripartaler mütterlicher Angst- und depressiver Störungen für die frühkindliche Entwicklung: Ergebnisse einer prospektiv-longitudinalen Studie. Kindheit und Entwicklung, 31(3), 136-143.
  • Souza J., da Silva R.A., Scheffer D., Penteado R., Solano A., Barros L., Budde H., Trostchansky A., Latini, A. (2022) Physical exercise-induced antioxidant effects on the brain and the skeletal muscle. Antioxidants. 2022; 11(5):826. Doi: 10.3390/antiox11050826
  • Tanaka KG, Russell TA, Bittencourt J, Marinho V, Teixeira S, Hugo Bastos V, Gongora M, Ramim M, Budde H, Aprigio D, Fernando Basile L, Cagy M, Ribeiro P, Gupta DS, Velasques B. (2022) Open monitoring meditation alters the EEG gamma coherence in experts meditators: The expert practice exhibit greater right intra-hemispheric functional coupling. Conscious Cogn. Doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2022.103354
  • Thiel F*, Büechl V*, Rehberg F, Mojahed M, Daniels JK, Schellong J, Garthus-Niegel S. (2022). Changes in Prevalence and Severity of Domestic Violence During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Systematic Review. Frontiers in Psychiatry. Doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2022.874183
  • Thiel F., Hochkeppel H., Weise V., Kopp M., Baumann S., Garthus-Niegel S. (2022). Prospective associations between prepartum physical activity, birth experience, and maternal depressive symptoms in the postpartum period: Insights from the population-based DREAM cohort study. Journal of Affective Disorders.  301, 138–144. Doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2021.10.060.
  • Yalçin M., Mundorf A., Thiel F., Amatriain-Fernández S., Schulze Kalthoff I., Beucke J.C., Budde H., Garthus-Niegel S., Peterburs J., Relógio A. (2022). It’s About Time: The Circadian Network as Time-Keeper for Cognitive Functioning, Locomotor Activity and Mental Health. Front. Physiol. 13. Doi: 10.3389/fphys.2022.873237
  • Yamamoto T, Uchiumi C, Suzuki N, Sugaya N, Murillo-Rodriguez E, Machado S, Imperatori C, Budde H (2022) The influence of repeated mild lockdown on mental and physical health during the COVID-19 pandemic: a large-scale longitudinal study in Japan. Scientific Report. Doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-12420-0.



  • Asselmann E., Garthus-Niegel S., MartiniI J. (2021). Personality impacts fear of childbirth and subjective birth experiences: A prospective longitudinal study. PLOS ONE. 16(11): e0258696. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0258696.
  • Basti A.*, Yalçin M.*, Herms D.*, Hesse J., Aboumanify O., Li Y., Aretz Z., Garmshausen J., El-Athman R., Hastermann M., Blottner D., Relógio A. (2021). Diurnal variations in the expression of core-clock genes correlate with resting muscle properties and predict fluctuations in exercise performance across the day. BMJ Open Sport Exercise Medicine. 7(1): e000876. Doi: 10.1136/bmjsem-2020-000876.
  • Elsner B., Reuter B., Said M., Linnman C., Kathmann N., Beucke J.C. (2021). Impaired differential learning of fear versus safety signs in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychophysiology. 00e1– 13. Doi: 10.1111/psyp.13956.
  • Gaspar L.S., Hesse J.*, Yalçin M.*, Santos B., Carvalhas-Almeida C., Ferreira M., Moita J., Relógio A., Cavadas C., Álvaro A.R*. (2021). Long-term continuous positive airway pressure treatment ameliorates biological clock disruptions in obstructive sleep apnea. EBioMedicine. 65: 103248. Doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2021.103248.
  • Hesse J.*, Martinelli J.*, Aboumanify O.*, Ballesta A., Relógio A. (2021). A mathematical model of the circadian clock and drug pharmacology to optimize irinotecan administration timing in colorectal cancer. Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal. 19: 5170–5183 Doi: 10.1016/j.csbj.2021.08.051.
  • Huvermann, D.M., Bellebaum, C., Peterburs, J. (2021) Selective Devaluation Affects the Processing of Preferred Rewards. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience. 1010–1025. Doi:10.3758/s13415-021-00904-x.
  • Knatauskaitė J., Pukėnas K., Trinkūnienė L., Budde H. (2021). Effects of Different Types of Exercise Training on Fine Motor Skills and Testosterone Concentration in Adolescents: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18(16): 8243. Doi: 10.3390/ijerph18168243.
  • Machado S., Texeria D., Amatriain-Fernández S., Budde H., Imperatori C., Murillo-Rodriguez E., Monteiro D., Telles-Correia D., Souza Sa Filoh A. (2021). Can regular physical exercise be a treatment for panic disorder? A systematic review.  Expert review of neurotherapeutics. Doi: 10.1080/14737175.2021.2005581.
  • Monteiro E., Pescatello L.S., Winchester J.B., Corrêa Neto V.G., Brown A.F., Budde H., Marchetti P., Guilherme Silva J., Macedo Vianna J., Silva Novaes J. (2021). Effects of Manual Therapies and Resistance Exercise on Postexercise Hypotension in Women With Normal Blood Pressure. The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. (In Press).  
  • Murillo-Rodríguez E., Arankowsky-Sandoval G., Budde H., Imperatori C., Machado S., Yamamoto T., Yadollahpour A., Torterolo P. (2021). In Vivo Brain Levels of Acetylcholine and 5-Hydroxytryptamine after Oleoylethanolamide or Palmitoylethanolamide Administrations are Mediated by PPARα Engagement. The European Journal of Neuroscience.  Doi: 10.1111/ejn.15409.
  • Mundorf A., Peterburs J., Ocklenburg S. (2021). Asymmetry in the central nervous system: A clinical neuroscience perspective. Frontiers Systems Neuroscience. 15, 733898. Doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2021.733898.
  • Mundorf A., Koch J., Kubitza N., Wagner S.C., Schmidt M., Gass P., Freund N. (2021). Morc1 as a potential new target gene in mood regulation: when and where to find in the brain. Experimental Brain Research. 239(10):2999-3005. Doi: 10.1007/s00221-021-06171-z.
  • Mundorf A., Kubitza N., Hünten K., Matsui H., Juckel G., Ocklenburg S., Freund N. (2021). Maternal immune activation leads to atypical turning asymmetry and reduced DRD2 mRNA expression in a rat model of schizophrenia. Behavioural Brain Research. 24;414:113504. Doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2021.113504.
  • Nuyts T., Van Haeken S., Crombag N., Singh B., Ayers S., Garthus-Niegel S., Braeken M.A.K.A and Bogaerts A. (2021). “Nobody Listened”. Mothers’ Experiences and Needs Regarding Professional Support Prior to Their Admission to an Infant Mental Health Day Clinic, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18(20): 10917. Doi: 10.3390/ijerph182010917.
  • Packheiser J.*, Schmitz J.*, Stein C.C., Pfeifer L.S., Berretz G., Papadatou-Pastou M., Peterburs J., Ocklenburg S. (2021). Handedness and depression: a meta-analysis across 87 studies. Journal of Affective Disorders. 294. 200-209. Doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2021.07.052.
  • Thomson G., Diop G.Q., Stuijfzand S., Horsch A. and COST After birth Consortium (Member: Garthus-Niegel S.) (2021). Policy, service, and training provision for women following a traumatic birth: an international knowledge mapping exercise. BMC Health Services Research. Doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-07238-x.
  • Weigl T., Beck-Hiestermann M.L., Stenzel N.M., Benson S., Schedlowski M., Garthus-Niegel S. (2021). Assessment of childbirth-related PTSD: Psychometric properties of the German version of the City Birth Trauma Scale. Frontiers in Psychiatry. 12: 731537. Doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2021.731537.
  • Yalçin M., Malhan D., Basti A., Peralta A.R., Ferreira J.J., Relógio A. (2021). A Computational Analysis in a Cohort of Parkinson’s Disease Patients and Clock-Modified Colorectal Cancer Cells Reveals Common Expression Alterations in Clock-Regulated Genes. Cancers. 13. 5978. Doi: 10.3390/cancers13235978.



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  • Furtado A., Astaburuaga R., Costa A., Duarte A.C., Gonçalves I., Cipolla-Neto J., Lemos M.C., Carro E., Relógio A., Santos C.R.A., Quintela T. (2020). The Rhythmicity of Clock Genes is Disrupted in the Choroid Plexus of the APP/PS1 Mouse Model of Alzheimer's Disease. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. vol. 77, no. 2, pp. 795-806.  Doi: 10.3233/JAD-200331.
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*equal contributions

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Prof. Dr. Jutta Peterburs (ISM) hat gemeinsam mit ihren internationalen Forschungskooperationspartner:innen Prof. Dr. John E. Desmond und Dr. Laura Rice von der Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (Baltimore, MD, USA) eine Studie zu Veränderungen der funktionellen Konnektivität des Gehirns im Zusammenhang mit Alkoholmissbrauch in der Fachzeitschrift Alcohol: Clinical and Experimental Research publiziert.

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Dr. Annakarina Mundorf (ISM), Prof. Dr. Jutta Peterburs (ISM) und die Psychologie-Studierende Annabelle Siebert haben gemeinsam mit Prof. Dr. John E. Desmond von der Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (Baltimore, MD, USA) einen Übersichtsartikel zur Rolle des Kleinhirns bei der Internet Gaming Disorder in der Fachzeitschrift Addiction Biology publiziert.

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Prof. Dr. Jutta Peterburs (ISM) und Prof. Dr. Sebastian Ocklenburg (ICAN) haben gemeinsam ein Kapitel zur Erfassung von Hirnaktivität in der Virtuellen Realität (VR) und zur Kombination von EEG und Neuroimaging mit VR verfasst, das nun in der Buchreihe „Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences” erschienen ist.

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Interdisziplinäre und internationale Studie »Walk the plank! Using mobile electroencephalography to investigate emotional lateralization of immersive fear in virtual reality« von Prof. Dr. Jutta Peterburs als Co-Autorin


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