Consequences of exposure to the thin ideal in mass media depend on moderators in young women: An experimental study.
This study supports that exposure to mostly unachievable thin ideals in mass media in the laboratory leads to body image dissatisfaction and impaired mood not only in young women with eating disorders,…
An 8-week internet-based guided self-help program helps to reduce binge eating
Internet-based self-help programs increase accessibility of treatment in patients with binge eating disorder. A research group of the Department of Psychology has detected that even a short 8-week internet-based…
In eating disorders, the perception of one's bodily signals (such as heartbeat, stomach activity or breathing) seems to be altered. The perception of stomach signals seems to play a particularly important…
Virtual Reality and Reality can be confused in memory
Virtual Reality (VR) is increasingly used in a variety of contexts (ranging from occupational learning to psychotherapy) with the goal to immerse users in lifelike but controlled situations. Users typically…
App-based aftercare services for inpatients with psychological illnesses
Digital media such as a mobile phone application have the potential to complement and improve existing psychotherapeutic services and to close existing gaps in healthcare services. The current COVID-19…
Andrea Frick is an SNSF Professor at the Department of Psychology and Head of the research unit Development of Spatial Cognition. Her research interests are: cognitive development | spatial cognition |…
Education and Training in Clinical Psychology and Psychological Psychotherapy in Switzerland
A new article summarizes opportunities for education in clinical psychology and training in psychological psychotherapy in Switzerland.
In sum, Switzerland offers education in Clinical Psychology in…
Zeitschrift für Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie
Dominik Schoebi and Simone Munsch edited a special issue on the Family as resource, focus, and context of therapeutic interventions.
Working Memory: a new book by Prof. Camos
This new book co-edited with Robert Logie and Nelson Cowan present the most advanced research about working memory, the central component of human cognition in charge of short-term maintenance and processing…