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Dr. Lara Bücker

Curriculum Vitae

2019- present Head of E-Mental-Health Working Group
2019- present Postgraduate professional training in cognitive behavioral therapy, Hamburg, Germany
2017 -
Ph.D. dissertation on the efficacy of self-guided Internet-based interventions, Clinical Neuropsychology Working Group, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg- Eppendorf, Germany
2017 -
Research psychologist, Clinical Neuropsychology Working Group, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
2014 -
M.Sc. in psychology, Medical School Hamburg, Germany
2010 -
B.Sc. in psychology, Maastricht University, Netherlands

Research interests

  • e- & m-health interventions
  • problem and pathological gambling
  • geriatric depression
  • psychotherapy research
  • metacognitive training for psychosis and depression (MCT and D-MCT)

Selected Publications

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, 13(6), e0198859.

Bücker, L., Schnakenberg, P., Karyotaki, E., Moritz, S., & Westermann, S. (2019). Diminishing effects after recurrent use of self-guided Internet-based interventions in depression: Randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research21(10), e14240.

Bücker, L., Westermann, S., Kühn, S. & Moritz, S. (2019). A self-guided Internet-based intervention for individuals with gambling problems: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 20(74).

Bücker, L. (2019). Negative Gedanken auflösen - Metakognitives Training bei Depression im Alter. Ergopraxis, 4(19), 22-27.

Lüdtke, T., Pult, L. K., Schröder, J., Moritz, S., & Bücker, L. (2018). A randomized controlled trial on a smartphone self-help application (Be Good to Yourself) to reduce depressive symptoms. Psychiatry research269, 753-762.

Miegel, F., Gehlenborg, J., Bücker, L., Lion, D., & Moritz, S. (2019). Can an online intervention for depression alleviate emotional problems and pain? A randomized controlled study. Verhaltenstherapie.

Schneider, B. C., Bücker, L., Riker, S., Karamatskos, E., & Jelinek, L. (2018). A Pilot Study of Metacognitive Training (D-MCT) for Older Adults with Depression. Zeitschrift für Neuropsychologie, 29, 7-19.