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Prof. Dr. Corinna Jacobi, Dipl.-Psych., Professor of Clinical Psychology and E-Mental Health

Research focus

  • Eating disorders and obesity
  • Risk factors for mental health problems and disorders
  • E-mental health
  • Development and evaluation of digital/online interventions for mental health problems (prevention, self-help, treatment, maintenance)
  • Cross-national, technology-based mental health care delivery models

​Official position 

Chair, Department of Clinical Psychology and E-Mental Health

Institution 

Technische Universität Dresden, Faculty of Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Dresden, Germany

Business address 

Chemnitzer Straße 46a
01187 Dresden

Academic education and degrees

​1982

Diploma in Psychology

​1985

Dr. rer. biol. hum. (Human Biology), Medical Hospital, Hannover

​1997

Postdoctoral lecture qualification (venia legendi) in Clinical Psychology

 

Professional career

​1983 - 1987

Research Associate, Department of Psychiatry, University of Göttingen

​1986

Research scholarship at Maudsley Hospital London

​1987 - 1991

Licensed Clinical Psychologist in psychosomatic hospitals (Bad Pyrmont, Laufen) and in private practice

​1991 - 1997

Assistant Professor, University of Hamburg, Institute of Psychology, Department of Behavior Therapy

​1999 - 2000

DFG-Scholarship as Assistant Professor of Psychology at Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry

​2001 - 2004

Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Trier, Department of Psychology

​2004 - 2015

Endowed Professor at the University of Dresden: “Basic Research and Interventions of Eating Disorders and Associated Disorders”

​2015 - present

Professor of Clinical Psychology and E-Mental Health, University of Dresden

 

Honors, awards and positions

​1997

Christina-Barz-Preis

​Since 2016

Member of the DGPPN/DGPs Task Force “E-Mental Health”

 

Current journal editorial positions

​Since 2004

International Journal of Eating Disorders

 

10 most important peer-reviewed papers (10 out of 135, SCOPUS h-index: 24)

  1. Jacobi C, Agras WS, Hammer L. Predicting children's eating disturbances at 8 years of age. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatr. 2001;40:364-372.

  2. Jacobi C, Agras WS, Bryson S, Hammer L. Behavioral validation, precursors and concomitants of picky eating in childhood. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatr. 2003;42:76-84.

  3. Jacobi C, Hayward C, de Zwaan M, Kraemer H, Agras WS. Coming to terms with risk factors for eating disorders: Application of risk terminology and suggestions for a general taxonomy. Psychol Bull. 2004;130(1):19-65.

  4. Jacobi C, Schmitz G, Agras WS. Is picky eating an eating disorder? Int J Eat Disord. 2008;41(7):626-34.

  5. Jacobi C, Völker U, Trockel TM, Taylor CB. Effects of an Internet-based Intervention for Subthreshold Eating Disorders: A randomized controlled trial. Behav Res Ther. 2012;50:93-99.

  6. Jacobi C, Hütter K, Völker U, Möbius K, Richter R et al. Parent-based, indicated prevention for anorexia nervosa: Results of a randomized controlled efficacy trial. J Med Internet Res. 2018;20(12):e296.

  7. Wilksch SM, O'Shea A, Taylor, CB, Wilfley DE, Jacobi C, Wade TD. Online prevention of disordered eating in at-risk young-adult women: A two-country pragmatic randomised controlled trial. Psychol Med. 2018;13:1-11.

  8. Beintner I, Vollert B, Zarski AC, Bolinski F, Musiat P… Jacobi C. Reporting of adherence in RCTs examining manualized multi-session online interventions: A systematic review of practices and a proposal for reporting standards. J Med Internet Res. 2019;21(8):e14181.

  9. Taylor CB, Graham AK, Fitzsimmons-Craft EE, Sadeh-Sharvit S, Balantekin KN … Jacobi C. Optimizing Eating Disorder Treatment and Prevention for Individuals Identified Via Screening: An Idea Worth Researching. Int J Eat Disord. 2019;52(11):1224-1228.

  10. Fitzsimmons-Craft EE, Taylor CB, Graham AK, Sadeh-Sharvit S, Balantekin KN, Eichen DM … Jacobi C et al. Effectiveness of a Digital Cognitive Behavior Therapy-Guided Self-Help Intervention for Eating Disorders in College Women: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(8):e2015633.

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