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Esther Biedert

Job: PostDoc - senior research fellow
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eMail: esther.biedert@unifr.ch
 
Unit: Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie      
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Research

Keywords

  • Psychotherapy research
  • Eating disorders

 

Research fields

I am interested in psychological processes associated with eat and weight regulation problems. My interests focus mainly on general or specific psychophysiological processes contributing to the maintenance of disordered eating behavior in adults.


Teaching

  • Seminars:
    • Advanced Skills I and II (Klinisch – psychologische Interventionsverfahren)
    • Introduction in a structured interview designed to diagnose current  mental disorders - DIPS for adults
  • Introduction in Clinical Psychology I (Bachelor; uniquely in HS 14 as representation of Prof. S. Munsch)

Publications

Selected Publications

  • Biedert, E. (2005). The psychological and pharmacological treatment of Binge Eating Disorder (BED): an overview. In: Munsch, S. & Beglinger, C. (Eds.). Obestiy and Binge Eating Disorder: From research to clinical practice. Bibliotheca Psychiatrica. Basel: Karger.
  • Munsch, S., Biedert, E., Meyer, A., Michael, T., Schlup, B., Tuch, A. & Margraf, J. (2007). A Randomized Comparison of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Behavioral Weight Management Treatment for Overweight Individuals with Binge Eating Disorder. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 40(2), 102-113.
  • Biedert, E. (2008). Essstörungen. Reinhardt: München.
  • Munsch, S., Biedert, E.,  Meyer, A.H., Herpertz, S. & Beglinger, Ch. (2009). CCK, ghrelin, and PYY responses in BED individuals before and after CBT treatment. Physiology and Behavior, 97, 14-20.
  • Munsch, S., Biedert, E. & Schlup, B. (2009). Richtlinien zur Behandlung von Essanfallsstörungen bei Kindern und Jugendlichen: Weinheim: Beltz.
  • Munsch, S. & Biedert, E. (2009). Binge Eating Disorder. In J. Margraf & S. Schneider (Hrsg.), Lehrbuch der Verhaltenstherapie (Bd. 2) (S. 301-324). Heidelberg: Springer.
  • Munsch, S., Biedert, E. & Schlup, B. (2011). Binge Eating. Kognitive Verhaltenstherapie bei Essanfällen. Weinheim: Beltz.
  • Biedert, E., Balmer, K. & Margraf, J. (2012). Generalisierte Angststörung. In G. Meinlschmidt, S. Schneider & J: Margraf (Hrsg.), Lehrbuch der Verhaltenstherapie: Materialien für die Psychotherapie (Bd. 4). Berlin: Springer.
  • Munsch, S., Meyer, A. H. & Biedert, E. (2012). Efficacy and predictors of long-term treatment success for cognitive-behavioral treatment and behavioral weight-loss-treatment in overweight individuals with binge eating disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 50(12), 775-785.
  • Biedert, E. & Schlup, B. (2012). Stationäre kognitiv-verhaltenstherapeutische Behandlung einer Patientin mit einer Anorexia nervosa vom Binge-Eating-/Purging-Typus. Verhaltenstherapie, 22(3) 181-190.

Clinical training

  • Licenced psychotherapist; cognitive behavioral therapy, CBT (Förderation Schweizer Psychologen, FSP)
  • Supervisor, lecturer and teacher in Master of Advanced Studies in Psychotherapy  (PSP, University of Basle)

Full CV

Département de Psychologie / Departement für Psychologie - R. Faucigny 2 - 1700 Fribourg / Freiburg - Tel +41 26 300 7620 - Fax +41 26 / 300 9712 - psychologie [at] unifr.ch - uni