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Prof. Dr. med. Veit Roessner, MD

​Research focus

  • Chronic Tic Disorders / Tourette Syndrome
  • ADHD
  • OCD & Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Neurocognitive (transdiagnostic) mechanisms
  • Developmental psychopathology
  • Psychoendocrine and psychoneuroimmunological mechanisms

Official position

Chair and Medical Director, Dep. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, TU Dresden

Institution

Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany

Business address

Fetscherstraße 74
01307 Dresden

Academic education and degrees

1993 - 2000

Medical School at the University of Erlangen

2000

Graduation in medicine (Staatsexamen)

2000

M.D. (Dr. med.): magna cum laude. Title: Delusional Misidentification Syndromes

2000 - 2005

Residency in Psychiatry & Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Erlangen & University of Goettingen

2006           

Specialist for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

​2008

​Habilitation "Co-existence of chronic tic disorders (CTD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) – new insights from a psychopathological and neuropsychological perspective'"

 

Professional career

        

2005 - 2009

 

Consultant of the special outpatient clinic for TIC/ADHD/OCD, Dep. Of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Goettingen

Since 2009

 

Chair and Medical Director, Dep. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, TU Dresden

 

Honors, awards and positions

2005 - 2009

 

Consultant of the special outpatient clinic for TIC/ADHD/OCD, Dep. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Goettingen

2007

Scientific award of the German Tourette Society

Since 2009

 

Chair and Medical Director, Dep. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, TU Dresden

 

Current Journal Editorial positions 

Since 2008           

European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Member of Editorial Board

Since 2010

Zeitschrift für Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie, Member of Editorial Board

Since 2012

Neuropsychiatrie, Member of Editorial Board

Since 2014

Scientific Reports, Member of Editorial Board

​Since 2015

International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, Member of Editorial Board

​Since 2019

Frontiers Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Member of Editorial Board

 

10 most important peer-reviewed papers (10 out of 472, Scopus h-index: 71)

  1. Pringsheim T, Okun MS, Müller-Vahl K, Davide M, Jankovic J ... Roessner V, … Practice guideline recommendations summary: Treatment of tics in people with Tourette syndrome and chronic tic disorders. Neurology. 2019;92:896-906.

  2. Schmitt J, Buske-Kirschbaum A, Tesch F, Trikojat K, Stephan V … Roessner V. Increased attention-deficit/hyperactivity symptoms in atopic dermatitis are associated with history of antihistamine use. Allergy. 2018;73(3):615-626.

  3. Wolff N, Chmielewski WX, Beste C, Roessner V. Working memory load affects repetitive behaviour but not cognitive flexibility in adolescent autism spectrum disorder. World J Biol Psychiatry. 2017;16:1-12.

  4. Robertson MM, Eapen V, Singer HS, Martino D, Scharf JM … Roessner V, … Gilles de la Tourette syndrome. Nat Rev Dis Primers. 2017;3:16097.

  5. Buse J, Enghardt S, Kirschbaum C, Ehrlich S, Roessner V. Tic Frequency Decreases during Short-term Psychosocial Stress - An Experimental Study on Children with Tic Disorders. Front Psychiatry. 2016;7:84.

  6. Roessner V, Banaschewski T, Becker A, Buse J, Wanderer S, et al. Familiality of Co-existing ADHD an Tic Disorders: Evidence from a Large Sibling Study. Front Psychol. 2016;7:1060.

  7. Buse J, Schoenefeld K, Münchau A, Roessner V. Neuromodulation in Tourette Syndrome: Dopamine and beyond. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2013;37(6):1069-1084.

  8. Buske-Kirschbaum A, Schmitt J, Plessow F, Romanos M, Weidinger S, Roessner V. Psychoendocrine and psychoneuroimmunological mechanisms in the comorbidity of atopic eczema and attention defi-cit/hyperactivity disorder. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2012;38(1):12-23.

  9. Roessner V, Wittfoth M, Schmidt-Samoa C, Rothenberger A, Dechent P, Baudewig J: Altered motor network recruitment during finger tapping in boys with Tourette syndrome. Hum Brain Mapp. 2012; 33(3):666-675.

  10. Roessner V, Plessen KJ, Rothenberger A, Ludolph A, Rizzo R, et al. European clinical guidelines for Tourette syndrome and other tic disorders. Part II: pharmacological treatment. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2011;20(4):173-96.

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