Institut für Psychologie der Universität Jena

Department of Clinical Psychology

Welcome to the Department of Clinical Psychology.
Institut für Psychologie der Universität Jena
Image: Jan-Peter Kasper (University of Jena)

At the Department of Clinical Psychology, we investigate the causes and treatment options of psychiatric disorders. We try to answer the questions of how anxiety and pain develop and accrue in the body, why psychological discomfort manifest itself in the gastrointestinal tract, and why we feel abandoned after traumatizing events. Furthermore, we investigate the positive aspects of social interactions. This involves, for instance, the sweet odor of our babies, or hugging our friends and partners. Those stimuli are being processed in the reward system of the brain and ultimately ensures that we like to spend time with our loved ones and that we like to experience closeness.

Besides our research topics, diagnostics and treatment of psychiatric disorders are important areas at our department.

Moreover, we are heavily involved in student teaching. Whether it is bachelor or master level teaching, online, or offline, we seek to share our knowledge and like to keep challenging debates.

You are welcome to explore our websites. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us in case you have any questions.

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Lehrstuhl für Klinische Psychologie
Office hours:
Das Sekretariat ist montags bis freitags in der Zeit von 09:00 Uhr bis 13:00 Uhr für Sie geöffnet.

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