Selected publications 2018

Andreou, C., Balzan, R. P., Jelinek, L. & Moritz, S. (2018). Letter to the Editor: Metacognitive training and metacognitive therapy. A reply to Lora Capobianco and Adrian Wells. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 59, 162-163.

Andreou, C., Steinmann, S., Kolbeck, K., Rauh, J., Leicht, G., Moritz, S. & Mulert, C. (2018). The role of effective connectivity between the task-positive and task-negative network for evidence gathering. Neuroimage, 173, 49-56.

Andreou, C., Veckenstedt, R., Lüdtke, T., Bozikas, V. P. & Moritz, S. (2018). Differential relationship of jumping-to-conclusions and incorrigibility with delusion severity. Psychiatry Research, 264, 297-301.

Bücker, L., Bierbrodt, J., Hand, I., Wittekind, C. & Moritz, S. (2018). Effects of a depression-focused internet intervention in slot machine gamblers: A randomized controlled trial. PLOS One.

Cludius, B., Schröder, J. & Moritz, S. (2018). Expectancy effects in self-help depression treatment: first evidence that the rationale given for an online study impacts the outcome. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 46, 195-208.

Fuhr, K., Schröder, J., Berger, T., Moritz, S., Meyer, B., Lutz, W., Hohagen, F., Hautzinger, M. & Klein, J. P. (2018). The association between adherence and outcome in an Internet intervention for depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 229, 443-449.

Gawęda, Ł., Li, E., Lavoie, S., Whitford, T. J., Moritz, S. & Nelson, B. (2018). Impaired action self-monitoring and cognitive confidence among ultra-high risk for psychosis and first-episode psychosis patients. European Psychiatry, 47, 67-75.

Gawęda, Ł., Pionke, R., Krężołek, M., Prochwicz, K., Kłosowska, J., Frydecka, D., Misiak, B., Kotowicz, K., Samochowiec, A., Mak, M., Błądziński, P., Cechnicki, A. & Nelson, B. (2018). Self-disturbances, cognitive biases and insecure attachment as mechanisms of the relationship between traumatic life events and psychotic-like experiences in non-clinical adults – A path analysis. Psychiatry Research, 259, 571-578.

Gawęda, Ł., Prochwicz, K., Adamczyk, P., Frydecka, D., Misiak, B., Kotowicz, K., Szczepanowski, R., Florkowski, M. & Nelson, B. (2018). The role of self-disturbances and cognitive biases in the relationship between traumatic life events and psychosis proneness in a non-clinical population. Schizophrenia Research, 193, 218-224.

Gawęda, Ł., Prochwicz, K., Krężołek, M., Kłosowska, J., Staszkiewicz, M. & Moritz, S. (2018). Self-reported cognitive distortions in the psychosis continuum: A Polish 18-item version of the Davos Assessment of Cognitive Biases Scale (DACOBS-18). Schizophrenia Research, 192, 317-326.

Haffner, P., Quinlivan, E., Fiebig, J., Sondergeld, L. M., Strasser, E. S., Adli, M., Moritz, S. & Stamm, T. (2018). Improving functional outcome in bipolar disorder: A pilot study on metacognitive training. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 25, 50–58.

Jelinek, L., Zielke, L. Hottenrott, B., Miegel, F., Cludius, B., Sure, A. & Demiralay, C. (2018). Patients’ perspectives on treatment with Metacognitive Training for OCD: Feasibility and acceptability. Zeitschrift für Neuropsychologie. 29, 20-18.

Krieger, T., Klein, J. P., Moritz, S. & Berger, T. (2018). Internet-basierte Interventionen bei Depressionen: Evidenz und Stellenwert in der Praxis. Psychopharmakotherapie, 25, 2-8.

Kühn, S., Berna, F., Lüdtke, T, Gallinat, J. & Moritz, S. (2018). Fighting depression: Action video game play may reduce rumination and increase subjective and objective cognition in depressed patients. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 129.

Mækelæ, M. J., Moritz, S. & Pfuhl, G. (2018). Are psychotic experiences related to poorer reflective reasoning? Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 122.

Misiak, B., Stramecki, F., Gawęda, Ł., Prochwicz, K.,  Sąsiadek M. M., Moustafa A. A. & Frydecka D. (2018). Interactions between variation in candidate genes and environmental factors in the etiology of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: a systematic review. Molecular Neurobiology, 55, 5075-5100.

Moritz, S. (2018). A reply to “Effectiveness of an individually-tailored computerised CBT programme (Deprexis) for depression: a meta-analysis” by Twomey and colleagues. Psychiatry Research [Psychiatry Res. 256 (2017) 371-377], 263, 282.

Moritz, S., Ahlf-Schumacher, J., Hottenrott, B., Peter, U., Franck, S., Schnell, T., Peter, H., Schneider, B. C. & Jelinek, L. (2018). We cannot change the past, but we can change its meaning. A randomized controlled trial on the effects of self-help imagery rescripting on depression. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 104, 74-83.

Moritz, S., Bentall, R. P., Kolbeck, K. & Roesch-Ely, D. (2018). Monocausal attribution and its relationship with reasoning biases in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 193, 77-82.

Moritz, S. & Jäger, A. (2018). Decreased memory confidence in obsessive-compulsive disorder for scenarios high and low on responsibility. Is low still too high? European Archives of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, 268, 291-299.

Moritz, S. & Jelinek, L. (2018). Editorial zum Themenheft "Metakognitive Trainingsverfahren". Zeitschrift für Neuropsychologie, 29, 5-6.

Moritz, S., Hauschildt, M., Murray, S. C., Pedersen, A., Krausz, M. & Jelinek, L. (2018). New wine in an old bottle? Evaluation of myMCT as an integrative bibliotherapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 16, 88-97.

Moritz, S., Lasfar, I., Reininger, K. M. & Ohls, I. (2018). Fostering mutual understanding among Muslims and non-Muslims through counterstereotypical information: an educational versus metacognitive approach. The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 28, 103-120.

Moritz, S., Mahlke, C., Westermann, S., Ruppelt, F., Lysaker, P. H., Bock,T. & Andreou, C. (2018). Embracing psychosis. A cognitive insight intervention improves personal narratives and meaning-making in patients with schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 44, 307-316.

Moritz, S., Menon, M., Andersen, D., Woodward, T. S. & Gallinat, J. (2018). Moderators of symptomatic outcome in Metacognitive Training for Psychosis (MCT). Who benefits and who does not? Cognitive Therapy and Research, 42, 80-91.

Moritz, S., Purdon, C., Jelinek, L., Chiang, B. & Hauschildt, M. (2018). If it's absurd, then why do you do it? The richer the obsessional experience, the more compelling the compulsion. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 25, 210-216.

Rüegg, N., Moritz, S., Berger, T., Lüdtke, T. & Westermann, S. (2018). An internet-based intervention for people with psychosis (EviBaS): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry, 18, 102.

Rüegg, N., Moritz, S. & Westermann, S. (2018). Metacognitive training online: a pilot study of an internet-based intervention for people with schizophrenia. Zeitschrift für Neuropsychologie, 29, 35-47.

Schilling, L., Moritz, S., Kriston, L., Krieger, M. & Nagel, M. (2018). Efficacy of metacognitive training for patients with borderline personality disorder: preliminary results. Psychiatry Research, 262, 459-464.

Schneider, B. C., Bücker, L., Riker, R., Karamatskos, E. & Jelinek, L. (2018). A pilot study of metacognitive training (D-MCT) for older adults with depression. Zeitschrift für Neuropsychologie, 29, 7-19.

Schneider, B. C., Schröder, J., Berger, T., Hohagen, F., Meyer, B., Späth, C., Greiner, W., Hautzinger, M., Lutz, W., Rose, M., Vettorazzi, E., Moritz, S. & Klein, J. P. (2018). Bridging the "digital divide": A comparison of use and effectiveness of an online intervention for depression between Baby Boomers and Millennials. Journal of Affective Disorders, 236, 243-251.

Schröder, J., Berger, T., Meyer, B., Lutz, W., Späth, C., Michel, P., Rose, M., Hautzinger, M., Hohagen, F., Klein, J. P. & Moritz S. (2018). Impact and change of attitudes toward Internet interventions within a randomized controlled trial on individuals with depression symptoms. Depression and Anxiety, 35, 421-430.

Vater, A, Moritz, S. & Roepke, S. (2018). Does a narcissism epidemic exist in modern western societies? Comparing narcissism and self-esteem in East and West Germany. PLoS ONE, 13, e0188287.



Erawati, E., Keliat, B. A. & Moritz, S. (2018). Terapi metakognitif. Pada pasien skizofrenia dengan waham. Jakarta: Penerbit Buku Kedokteran EGC.