Selected publications 2017

Andreou, S., Wittekind, C. E., Fieker, M., Heitz, U., Veckenstedt, R., Bohn, F. & Moritz, S. (2017). Individualized metacognitive therapy for delusions: A randomized controlled rater-blind study. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 56, 144-151.

Balzan, R. P. & Moritz, S. (2017). Cognition and delusions: What do we know, what do we guess, and what do we perhaps falsely believe?Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 56, 1-3.

Berger, T., Urech, A., Krieger, T., Stolz, T., Schulz, A., Vincent, A., Moser, C. T., Moritz, S. & Meyer, B. (2017). Effects of a transdiagnostic unguided Internet intervention ("velibra") for anxiety disorders in primary care: Results of a randomised controlled trial. Psychological Medicine, 47, 67-80.

Berna, F., Göritz, A. S., Llorca, P. M., Vidailhet, P., Fond, G. & Moritz, S. (2017). Would I take antipsychotics, if I had psychotic symptoms? Examining determinants of the decision to take antipsychotics. Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 77, 155-163.

Brütt, A. L., Meister, R., Bernge, T., Moritz, S., Härter, M., Kriston, L. & Kühne, F. (2017). Patient involvement in a systematic review. Development and pilot evaluation of a patient workshop.Zeitschrift für Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualität im Gesundheitswesen, 127-128, 56-61.

Cludius, B., Külz, A. K., Landmann, S., Moritz, S. & Wittekind, C. E. (2017). Implicit approach and avoidance in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 126, 761-773.

Cludius, B., Schmidt, A. F., Moritz, S., Banse, R. & Jelinek, L. (2017). Implicit aggressiveness in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder as assessed by an Implicit Association Test. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 55, 106-112.

Dietrichkeit, M., Krieger, E., Kolbeck, K. & Moritz, S. (2017). Behandlungen kognitiver Verzerrungen bei Psychose – Überblick aktueller Befunde. Verhaltenstherapie, 27, 210-217.

Gawęda, Ł., Staszkiewicz, M. & Balzan, R. (2017). The relationship between cognitive biases and psychological dimensions of delusions: The importance of jumping to conclusions. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 56, 51-56.

Hauschildt, M. & Jelinek, L. (2017). Denkverzerrungen verändern mit Hilfe des Metakognitiven Trainings bei Depression und Zwang. NeuroTransmitter. 1, 44-50.

Holas, P., Michałowski, J., Gawęda, Ł. & Domagała-Kulawik, J. (2017). Agoraphobic avoidance predicts emotional distress and increased physical concerns in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Respiratory Medicine 128, 7-12.

Jelinek, L., Moritz, S. & Hauschildt, M. (2017). Patients’ perspectives on treatment with Metacognitive Training for Depression (D-MCT): Results on acceptability. Journal of Affective Disorders, 221, 17-24.

Jelinek, L., Van Quaquebeke, N. & Moritz, S. (2017). Cognitive and metacognitive mechanisms of change in metacognitive training for depression. Scientific Reports, 7, 3449.

Karyotaki, E., Riper, H., Twisk, J., Hoogendoorn, A., Kleiboer, A., Mira, A., Mackinnon, A., Meyer, B., Botella, C., Littlewood, E., Andersson, G., Christensen, H., Klein, J. P., Schröder, J., Bretón-López, J., Scheider, J., Griffiths, K., Farrer, L., Huibers, M. J., Phillips, R., Gilbody, S., Moritz, S., Berger, T., Pop, V., Spek, V. & Cuijpers, P. (2017). Efficacy of self-guided internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy in the treatment of depressive symptoms: a meta-analysis of individual participant data. JAMA Psychiatry, 74, 351-359.

Klein, J. P., Gamon, C., Späth, C., Berger, T., Meyer, B., Hohagen, F., Hautzinger, M., Lutz, W., Vettorazzi, E., Moritz, S. & Schröder J. (2017). Does recruitment source moderate treatment effectiveness? A subgroup analysis from the EVIDENT study, a randomised controlled trial of an internet intervention for depressive symptoms. BMJ Open, 7, e015391.

Klein, J. P., Späth, C., Schröder, J., Meyer, B., Greiner, W., Hautzinger, M., Lutz, W., Rose, M., Vettorazzi, E., Andersson, G., Hohagen, F., Moritz, S. & Berger, T. (2017). Time to remission from mild to moderate depressive symptoms: one year results from the EVIDENT-study, an RCT of an internet intervention for depression. Behaviour Research Therapy, 97, 154-162.

Kolbeck, K., Jelinek, S., Moritz, S. & Peth, J. (2017). Metakognitives Training. „Denkfallen“ erkennen und hinterfragen. Psychotherapeut, 62, 575–589.

Köther, U., Vettorazzi, E., Veckenstedt, R., Hottenrott, B., Bohn, F., Scheu, F., Pfueller, U., Roesch-Ely, D. & Moritz, S. (2017). Bayesian analyses of the effect of metacognitive training on social cognition deficits and overconfidence in errors. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 8, 158-174.

Kowalski, J., Pankowski, D., Lew-Starowicz, M. & Gawęda, Ł. (2017). Do specific metacognitive training modules lead to specific cognitive cognitive change among patients with schizophrenia? A single module pilot study. Psychosis, 9, 254-259.

Krieger, E., Moritz, S., Weil, R. & Nagel, M. (2017). Patients’ attitudes towards and acceptance of coercion in psychiatry. Psychiatry Research, 260, 478-485.

Krkovic, K., Moritz, S. & Lincoln, T. M. (2017). Neurocognitive deficits or stress overload: Why do individuals with schizophrenia show poor performance in neurocognitive tests? Schizophrenia Research, 183, 151-156.

Kühne, F., Meister, R., Jansen, A., Härter, M., Moritz, S. & Kriston, L. (2017). Effectiveness of metacognitive interventions for mental disorders in adults: a systematic review protocol (METACOG). BMJ Open, 7, e015428.

Lincoln, T. & Moritz, S. (2017). Psychotherapie von Schizophrenie: Was geht? Verhaltenstherapie, 27, 157-159.

Lüdtke, T., Kriston, L., Schröder, J., Lincoln, T. M. & Moritz, S. (2017). Negative affect and a fluctuating jumping to conclusions bias predict subsequent paranoia in daily life. An online experience sampling study. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 56, 106-112.

Lutz, W., Arndt, A., Rubel, J., Berger, T., Schröder, J., Späth, C., Meyer, B., Greiner, W., Gräfe, V., Hautzinger, M., Fuhr, K., Rose, M., Nolte, S., Löwe, B., Hohagen, F., Klein, J. P. & Moritz, S. (2017). Defining and predicting patterns of early response in an internet-based intervention for depression. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 19, e206.

Maas, I. L., Nolte, S., Walter, O. B., Berger, T., Hautzinger, M., Hohagen, F., Lutz, W., Meyer, B., Schröder, J., Späth, C., Klein, J. P., Moritz, S. & Rose, M. (2017). The regression discontinuity design showed to be a valid alternative to a randomized controlled trial for estimating treatment effects. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 82, 94-102.

Menon, M., Balzan, R. P., Harper-Romeo, K., Kumar, D., Andersen, D., Moritz,S. & Woodward,T. S. (2017). Psychosocial approaches in the treatment of psychosis. Cognitive behaviour therapy for psychosis (CBTp) and metacognitive training (MCT). Clinical Schizophrenia & Related Psychoses, 11, 156-163.

Moritz, S., Berna, F., Jaeger, S., Westermann, S. & Nagel, M. (2017). The customer is always right? Subjective target symptoms and treatment preferences in patients with psychosis. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 267, 335-339.

Moritz, S., Göritz, A. S., Balzan, R. P., Gawęda, Ł, Kulagin, S. & Andreou, C. (2017). A new paradigm to measure probabilistic reasoning and a possible answer to the question why psychosis-prone individuals jump to conclusions. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 126, 406-415.

Moritz, S., Göritz, A. S., Kühn, S., Schneider, B. C., Krieger, E., Röhlinger, J. & Zimmerer, S. (2017). Muslims love Jesus, too? Corrective information alters prejudices against Islam. Pastoral Psychology, 66, 65-77.

Moritz, S., Göritz, A. S., McLean, B., Westermann, S. & Brodbeck, J. (2017). Do depressive symptoms predict paranoia or vice versa? Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 56, 113-121.

Moritz, S., Hauschildt, M., Saathoff, K. & Jelinek, L. (2017). Does impairment in neuropsychological tests equal neuropsychological impairment in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)? Momentary influences, testing attitude, and motivation are related to neuropsychological performance in OCD. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 14, 99-105.

Moritz, S., Klein, J. P., Desler, T., Lill, H., Gallinat, J. & Schneider, B. C. (2017). Neurocognitive deficits in schizophrenia. Are we making mountains out of molehills? Psychological Medicine, 47, 2602-2612.

Moritz, S., Lüdtke, T., Pfuhl, G., Balzan, R. P. & Andreou, C. (2017). Liberale Akzeptanz als kognitiver Mechanismus bei Psychose. Eine Zwei-Stufen-Theorie der Pathogenese schizophrener Positivsymptome. Verhaltenstherapie, 27, 108-118.

Moritz, S., Pfuhl, G., Lüdtke, T., Menon, M., Balzan, R. P. & Andreou C. (2017). A two-stage cognitive theory of the positive symptoms of psychosis. Highlighting the role of lowered decision thresholds. A two-stage cognitive theory of the positive symptoms of psychosis. Highlighting the role of lowered decision thresholds. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 56, 12-20

Moritz, S., Stöckert, K., Hauschildt, M., Lill, H., Jelinek, L., Beblo, T., Dietrich, S. & Arlt, S. (2017). Are we exaggerating neuropsychological impairment in depression? Reopening a closed chapter. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, 17, 839-846.

Ochoa, S., López-Carrilero, R., Barrigón, M. L., Pousa, E., Barajas, A., Lorente-Rovira, E., González-Higueras, F., Grasa, E., Ruiz-Delgado, I., Cid, J., Birulés, I., Esteban-Pinos, I., Casañas, R., Luengo, A., Torres-Hernández, P., Corripio, I., Montes-Gámez, M., Beltran, M., de Apraiz, A., Domínguez-Sánchez, L., Sánchez, E., Llacer, B., Pélaez, T., Bogas, J. L., Moritz, S. & Spanish Metacognition Study Group (2017). Randomized control trial to assess the efficacy of Metacognitive Training compared with a psycho-educational group in people with a recent-onset of psychosis. Psychological Medicine, 47,1573-1584.

Schröder, J., Berger, T., Meyer, B., Lutz, W., Hautzinger, M., Späth, C., Eichenberg, C., Klein, J. P. & Moritz, S. (2017). Attitudes towards Internet interventions among psychotherapists and individuals with mild to moderate depression symptoms. Cognitive Therapy Research, 41, 745–756.

Schröder, J., Jelinek, L. & Moritz, S. (2017). A randomized controlled trial on a transdiagnostic Internet intervention for individuals with panic and phobias. One size fits all. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry. 54, 17-24.

Schröder, J., Klein, J. P. & Moritz, S. (2017). Online-Interventionen zur Behandlung psychischer Störungen - Chancen und Herausforderungen. Sozialpsychiatrische Informationen, 47, 12-14.

Weil, R., Feist, A., Moritz, S. & Wittekind, C. E. (2017). Approaching contamination-related stimuli with an implicit Approach-Avoidance Task: Can it reduce OCD symptoms? An online pilot study. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 57, 180-188.

Westermann⁠, S., Grezellschak⁠, S., Oravecz⁠c, Z., Moritz, S., Lüdtke, T. & Jansen, A. (2017). Untangling the complex relationships between symptoms of schizophrenia and emotion dynamics in daily life: Findings from an experience sampling pilot study. Psychiatry Research, 257, 514-518.

Westermann, S., Moritz, S. & Berger, T. (2017). Internet- und mobilbasierte Interventionen bei Schizophrenie. Verhaltentherapie, 27, 181-189.

Westermann, S., Moritz, S., Caspar, F. & Cavelti, M. (2017). Unmet psychological needs in patients with schizophrenia. Psychosis, 9, 86-89.

Wittekind, C. E., Jelinek, L., Kleim, B., Muhtz, C., Moritz, S. & Berna. F. (2017). Age effect on autobiographical memory specificity: A study on autobiographical memory specificity in elderly survivors of childhood trauma. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 247-253.

Wittekind, C. E., Muhtz, C., Moritz, S. & Jelinek, L. (2017a). Investigation of implicit avoidance of displacement-related stimuli in offspring of trauma exposed, forcibly-displaced individuals. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 47, 21-28.

Wittekind, C. E., Muhtz, C., Moritz, S. & Jelinek, L. (2017b). Performance in a blocked versus randomized emotional Stroop task in an aged, early traumatized group with posttraumatic stress symptoms. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry. 54, 35-43.



Berger, T., Klein, J. P. & Moritz, S. (2017). Internetbasierte Interventionen. In: E. L. Brakemeier & F. Jacobi (Eds.), Verhaltenstherapie in der Praxis (pp. 881-891). Weinheim: Beltz.

Favrod, J., Rexhaj, S., Bardy-Lindner, S., Gremaud, K., Brana, A., Hayoz, C. & Moritz, S. (2017). Entraînement métacognitif. In: N. Franck (Ed.), Remédiation cognitive (pp. 188-196). Issy-les-Moulineaux (France): Elsevier Masson.