Jun.-Prof. Dr. Stefanie M. Jungmann

Vertretung der W3-Professur für Klinische Psychologie & Psychotherapie des Kindes- und Jugendalters


Education

2019 EURONET-SOMA Summer School "Persistent Somatic Symptoms"; Groningen (NL)
2018 Trainer license for the parent training Triple P (Positive Parenting Program)
2018 Licensure for psychological psychotherapy for childhood and youth (Center of Psychological Psychotherapy, Heidelberg)
2014 Ph.D. in Psychology, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz
Thesis: The emotional impact of mental imagery and relations to affective symptoms and clinical depression, supervised by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hiller
2014 Licensure for psychological psychotherapy (Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz)
2014-2018 Professional training in cognitive-behavioural psychotherapy for children and adolescents, Center of Psychological Psychotherapy, Heidelberg
2011 Research visit at the University of Miami (Florida, USA), mood and anxiety lab, supervised by Prof. Dr. Jutta Joormann
2011-2014 Ph.D. studies at the Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz
2010-2014 Professional training in cognitive-behavioural psychotherapy, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz
2010 Diploma in psychology, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz
Thesis: Health anxiety and emotion regulation
2009 Research visit at the University of Miami (Florida, USA), mood and anxiety lab, supervised by Prof. Dr. Jutta Joormann

 


Academic and Clinical Positions

since 2021 W3 Deputy Professorship for Child and Adolescent Psychology and Psychotherapy, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz
since 2018 Head of the Recruitment Center Mainz as part of the multi-center study COMPARE ("Children of mentally ill parents at risk evaluation", Prof. Dr. H. Christiansen, Philipps-University Marburg)
since 2018 Assistant Professorship for Child and Adolescent Psychology and Psychotherapy, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz
2020-2021 Maternity and parental leave (including part-time employment)
2018-2021 Section leader for health anxiety and clinical psychologist, Outpatient Department of Psychotherapy, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz
2016-2018 Maternity and parental leave (including part-time employment)
2016-2018 Research assistant, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy (Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hiller), Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz
2015-2016 Psychotherapy for children and adolescents, Center of Psychological Psychotherapy, Heidelberg
2015-2016 Research assistant and leader of the day clinic for adolescents, Inpatient Clinic of Psychiatry, Psychosomatics, and Psychotherapy of Childhood and Adolescence, University Hospital Frankfurt
2014-2017 Psychotherapy for children and adolescents, private practice, Mainz
2013-2015 Research assistant, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy (Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hiller), Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz
2011-2014 Psychological training, Outpatient Department of Psychotherapy, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz
2010-2011 Psychological training, Inpatient Clinic of Psychiatry, Psychosomatics, and Psychotherapy, Alzey

 


Scholarships and Awards

2018 Teaching funding (innovative teaching project) by the Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz (7105 €)
2017 Research funding by the Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz (13.270 €)
2011-2013 Ph.D. scholarship from the Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz

 


Publications

in press/in revision/under review

Jungmann, S. M. & Witthöft, M. (in revision). Interoception in children and adolescents across psychopathology: A systematic literature review and transdiagnostic approach. Developmental Review.

Krömer, L., Jungmann, S. M. & Freitag, Ch. M. (under review). Course of anxiety-specific assumptions and interpretation bias during day-care/inpatient treatment in youths with severe social phobia. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Jungmann, S. M., Grebinyk, G. & Witthöft, M. (under review). Parents’ views of psychological research with children: Barriers, benefits, personality, and psychopathology. Frontiers in Psychology.

Jungmann, S. M., Piefke, M., Nin, V., Asmundson, G. J. G. & Witthöft, M. (under review). COVID-19 Stress Syndrome in the German general population: Validation of a German version of the COVID Stress Scales. PLOsOne.

Jungmann, S. M., Gropalis, M., Schenkel, S. K. & Witthöft, M. (under review). Is Cyberchondria specific to Hypochondriasis. Journal of Anxiety Disorders.

Luckhardt, Ch., Mühlherr, A. M., Schütz, M., Jarczok, T. A., Jungmann, S. M., Howland, V., Veit, L., Althen, H. & Freitag, Ch. M. (under review). Reward processing in adolescents with social phobia and depression. Clinical Neurophysiology.

Nin, V., Willmund, G. D., Jungmann, S. M., Asmundson, G. J. G. & Piefke, M. (under review). Mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic: Stress and strain profiles in the German population. Frontiers in Public Health.

Brand, S.*, Göhler, A. C.*, Tünte, M. R.*, Murphy, J., Woller, J. P., Jungmann, S. M., Witthöft, M., Hoehl, S. Weymar, M., Hermann, C., & Ventura-Bort, C. (under review). Bridging the gap between interoception and mental health: Subjective interoceptive accuracy as a correlate of psychopathological symptom burden in a multicenter study. Assessment. *contributed equally

2022

Brand, S., Meis, A. C., Tünte, M. R., Murphy, J., Woller, J. P., Jungmann, S., Witthöft, M., Hoehl, S., Weymar, M., Hermann, C., & Ventura-Bort, C. (2022). Bridging the Gap between Interoception and Mental Health: Subjective Interoceptive Accuracy as a Correlate of Psychopathological Symptom Burden in a Multicenter Study. In PsyArXiv. DOI
Hennemann, S., Kuhn, S., Witthöft, M., & Jungmann, S. M. (2022). Diagnostic Performance of an App-Based Symptom Checker in Mental Disorders: Comparative Study in Psychotherapy Outpatients. JMIR Mental Health, 9(1), e32832-e32832. DOI
Jungmann, S. M., Becker, F., & Witthöft, M. (2022). Erfassung der Lebendigkeit mentaler Vorstellungsbilder. Diagnostica, 68(3), 125-136. DOI
Jungmann, S. M., Wagner, L., Klein, M., & Kaurin, A. (2022). Functional somatic symptoms and emotion regulation in children and adolescents. Clinical Psychology in Europe, 4(2). DOI
Sauer, K. S., Bailer, J., Jungmann, S. M., & Witthöft, M. (2022). Inhibitory Learning-Based Exposure Therapy for Patients With Pathological Health Anxiety: Results From a Single Case Series Study. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. Published. DOI
Sauer, K. S., Schmidt, A., Jungmann, S. M., Bailer, J., & Witthöft, M. (2022). Do patients with pathological health anxiety fear COVID-19? A time-course analysis of 12 single cases during the “first wave” of the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 152, 110687-110687. DOI
Witthöft, M., Jungmann, S. M., Germer, S., & Bräscher, A.-K. (2022). Early adverse effects of behavioural preventive strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany: An online general population survey. Clinical Psychology in Europe, 4(3). DOI

2021

Bräscher, A.-K., Benke, C., Weismüller, B. M., Asselmann, E., Skoda, E.-M., Teufel, M., Jungmann, S. M., Witthöft, M., & Pané-Farré, C. A. (2021). Anxiety and depression during the first wave of COVID-19 in Germany – results of repeated cross-sectional surveys. Psychological Medicine, 1-5. DOI
Jungmann, S. M., & Witthöft, M. (2021). Mythen der Klinischen Psychologie und Psychotherapie: Entwicklung und Erprobung eines Fragebogens zur standardisierten Erfassung. Verhaltenstherapie, 31(2), 109-118. DOI
Krömer, L., Jarczok, T. A., Althen, H., Mühlherr, A. M., Howland, V., Jungmann, S. M., & Freitag, C. M. (2021). Implicit assumptions and interpretation bias in youth with severe, chronic social phobia. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Published online. DOI
Schenkel, S. K., Jungmann, S. M., Gropalis, M., & Witthöft, M. (2021). Conceptualizations of Cyberchondria and Relations to the Anxiety Spectrum: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(11), e27835-e27835. DOI

2020

Jungmann, F., Jorg, T., Hahn, F., Pinto dos Santos, D., Jungmann, S. M., Düber, C., Mildenberger, P., & Kloeckner, R. (2020). Attitudes Toward Artificial Intelligence Among Radiologists, IT Specialists, and Industry. Academic Radiology. Published. DOI
Jungmann, S. M., & Witthöft, M. (2020). Health anxiety, cyberchondria, and coping in the current COVID-19 pandemic: Which factors are related to coronavirus anxiety?. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 73, 102239-102239. DOI
Jungmann, S. M., & Witthöft, M. (2020). Medically unexplained symptoms in children and adolescents: Illness-related self-concept and parental symptom evaluations. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 68, 101565-101565. DOI
Jungmann, S. M., Brand, S., Kolb, J., & Witthöft, M. (2020). Do Dr. Google and Health Apps Have (Comparable) Side Effects? An Experimental Study. Clinical Psychological Science, 8(2), 306-317. DOI
Sauer, K. S., Jungmann, S. M., & Witthöft, M. (2020). Emotional and Behavioral Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Role of Health Anxiety, Intolerance of Uncertainty, and Distress (In)Tolerance. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(19), 7241-7241. DOI
Witthöft, M., Bräscher, A.-K., Jungmann, S. M., & Köteles, F. (2020). Somatic Symptom Perception and Interoception. Zeitschrift für Psychologie, 228(2), 100-109. DOI

2019

Jungmann, S. M., Klan, T., Kuhn, S., & Jungmann, F. (2019). Accuracy of a Chatbot (Ada) in the Diagnosis of Mental Disorders: Comparative Case Study With Lay and Expert Users. JMIR Formative Research, 3(4), e13863-e13863. DOI

2018

Kuhn, S., Jungmann, S., & Jungmann, F. (2018). Künstliche Intelligenz für Ärzte und Patienten: „Googeln“ war gestern. Deutsches Ärzteblatt, 115(26).

2016

Görgen, S. M., Hiller, W., & Witthöft, M. (2016). Die Spontaneous Use of Imagery Scale (SUIS)–Entwicklung und teststatistische Prüfung einer deutschen Adaption. Diagnostica, 62(1), 31-43. DOI
Jungmann, S., Vollmer, N., Selby, E. A., & Witthöft, M. (2016). Understanding dysregulated behaviors and compulsions : an extension of the emotional cascade model and the mediating role of intrusive thoughts. Frontiers in psychology, 7, Art. 994. Author/Publisher URL

2015

Görgen, S. M., Joormann, J., Hiller, W., & Witthöft, M. (2015). Implicit Affect after Mental Imagery: Introduction of a Novel Measure and Relations to Depressive Symptoms in a Non-Clinical Sample. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 6(1), 59-81. DOI
Görgen, S. M., Joormann, J., Hiller, W., & Witthöft, M. (2015). The role of mental imagery in depression : negative mental imagery induces strong implicit and explicit affect in depression. Frontiers in psychiatry, 6, Art. 94. Author/Publisher URL
Görgen, S. M., Loch, N., Hiller, W., & Witthöft, M. (2015). Kognitive Emotionsregulation und Psychopathologie: Erste teststatistische Untersuchung des deutschen Cognitive Emotion Regulation Questionnaire (CERQ) in einer klinischen Stichprobe. Zeitschrift für Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 63(4), 255-265. DOI

2014

Görgen, S. M., Hiller, W., & Witthöft, M. (2014). Health Anxiety, Cognitive Coping, and Emotion Regulation: A Latent Variable Approach. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 21(2), 364-374. DOI

Professional Affiliations

  • DGPs (German Psychological Society, Section Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy)
  • KJPVT (Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Behavioral Therapy)

Research Interests

  • Persistent somatic symptoms, emotion regulation, and health anxiety in children and adolescents
  • Interoception and psychopathology in children and adolescents
  • Anxiety disorders in adolescence
  • Inhibitory learning Approach and pathological health anxiety
  • Mental imagery: ressources and psychopathology
  • e-mental health in the diagnosis of mental disorders and cyberchondria
  • myths in clinical psychology and psychotherapy
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