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Tina Matuschek, Dr. rer. med.

​Psychologist  / visiting scientist

Subject of doctoral dissertation:

Working title: "The K-SADS-PL as a standard diagnostic tool: Interview acceptance and influence on clinical diagnoses"

Further research interests:

  • subthreshold depression in children and adolescents
  • the role of smiling behavior as a protective factor in the development of mental disorders (analyzing facial expressions of children and adolescents)

​Research project: LIFE


Curriculum Vitae:

​1987​Birth in Neuhaus am Rennweg, Thuringia
​2006 - 2011​Study of Psychology at the Universität Leipzig, Germany

Title of diploma thesis: Analyzing facial expressions as part of the stress reaction of children: comparing children with anxiety disorders and children with oppositional defiant disorder

​since 2011​Research Associate and Ph.D Student at the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics (Universität Leipzig) and Leipzig Research Center for Civilization Diseases (LIFE Child Depression) (visiting scientist since April 2015)
​Other​Certified Facial Action Coding System coder (FACS, Ekman, Friesen & Hager, 2002)


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