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Prof. Dr. Babette Renneberg


Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy


Habelschwerdter Allee 45
Room JK 26/213
14195 Berlin
+49 (0)30 838-4561 88

Office hours

tuesdays 11 a.m. - 12 a.m

Since 2020, Prof. Dr. Renneberg has been president of the European Society for the Study of Personality Disorders (ESSPD).

For further information on Prof. Dr. Renneberg's personal profile please visit our german website.

Selected publications


Peer-reviewed articles in periodicals


  • Bach, B., Kramer, U., Doering, S., di Giacomo, E., Hutsebaut, J., Kaera, A., ... & Renneberg, B. (2022). The ICD-11 classification of personality disorders: a European perspective on challenges and opportunities. Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation, 9(1), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40479-022-00182-0 
  • Fischer, A., Rosner, R., Renneberg, B., & Steil, R. (2022). Suicidal ideation, self-injury, aggressive behavior and substance use during intensive trauma-focused treatment with exposure-based components in adolescent and young adult PTSD patients. Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation, 9(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40479-021-00172-8
  • Heekerens, J. B., Schulze, L., Enge, J., Renneberg, B., & Röpke, S. (2022). The temporal relation of arousal and perceived rejection in patients with borderline personality disorder and depressive disorders: An experience sampling approach. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/per0000546
  • Herpertz, S. C., Schneider, I., Renneberg, B., & Schneider, A. Patientinnen und Patienten mit Persönlichkeitsstörungen im ärztlichen Alltag. Deutsches Ärzteblatt International http://doi.org/10.3238/arztebl.m2022.0001 

  • Lincoln, T. M., Schulze, L. & Renneberg, B. (2022) The role of emotion regulation in the characterization, development and treatment of psychopathology. Nature Reviews Psychology https://doi.org/10.1038/s44159-022-00040-4

  • Pawils, S., Kochen, E., Weinbrenner, N., Loew, V., Döring, K., Daehn, D., Martens, C., Kaczmarek, P. & Renneberg,B. Postpartale Depression – wer kümmert sich? Versorgungszugänge über Hebammen, Gynäkologie, Pädiatrie und Allgemeinmedizin. Bundesgesundheitsbl (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00103-022-03545-8

  • Weber, M., Schulze, L., Bolzenkoetter, T., Niemeyer, H., & Renneberg, B. (in press). Mental Health and Loneliness in University Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Germany: A Longitudinal Study. Frontiers in Psychiatry


  • Engelke, L., Calvano, C., Klingbeil, K., Rolle, M., Winter, S. M., & Renneberg, B. (in press). Belastungen, positive Veränderungen und Ressourcen von Familien in der COVID-19 Pandemie. Kindheit und Entwicklung.

  • Böttche, M., Kampisiou, C., Stammel, N., El-Haj-Mohamad, R., Heeke, C., Burchert, S., Heim, E., Wagner, B., Renneberg, B., Böttcher, J., Glaesmer, H., Gouzoulis-Mayfrank, E., Zielasek, J., Konnopka, A., Murray, L. & Knaevelsrud, C. (2021). From formative research to cultural adaptation of a face-to-face and internet-based cognitive-behavioural intervention for Arabic-speaking refugees in Germany. Clinical Psychology in Europe, 3(Special Issue). https://doi.org/10.32872/cpe.4623

  • Renneberg, B., Schulze, J., Böhme, S., West, S. G., & Schüz, B. (2021). Effectiveness and equity evaluation of an insurance-wide telephone-counseling program for self-management of chronic diseases: The Health Coach Study. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 1– 20. https://doi.org/10.1111/aphw.12322
  • Seehausen, A., Renneberg, B., Hübenthal, M., Katzenstein, H. & Rosenbach, C. (2021). Kinder von Eltern mit einer Borderline-Persönlichkeitsstörung. Psychotherapeuthttps://doi.org/10.1007/s00278-021-00550-1

  • Calvano, C., Engelke, L., Di Bella, J., Kindermann, J., Renneberg, B., & Winter, S. M. (2021). Families in the COVID-19 pandemic: parental stress, parent mental health and the occurrence of adverse childhood experiences—results of a representative survey in Germany. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00787-021-01739-0

  • Eilers, R., Rimane, E., Vogel, A., Renneberg, B., Steil, R. & Rosner, R. (2021). Response of young patients with probable ICD-11 complex PTSD to treatment with developmentally adapted cognitive processing therapy. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 12(1). https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2021.1929024

  • Rimane, E., Steil, R., Renneberg, B., & Rosner, R. (2021). Does attachment predict the outcome of cognitive processing therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in adolescent patients with interpersonal traumatization? Psychotherapy Research, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1080/10503307.2021.1977866

  • Schaeuffele, C., Bär, J., Buengener, I., Grafiadeli, R., Heuthaler, E., Strieder, J., Ziehn, P., Knaevelsrud, C., Renneberg, B., & Boettcher, J. (2021). Transdiagnostic Processes as Mediators of Change in an Internet-Delivered Intervention Based on the Unified Protocol. Cognitive Therapy and Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10608-021-10272-y

  • Schaeuffele, C., Knaevelsrud, C., Renneberg, B., & Boettcher, J. (2021). Psychometric Properties of the German Brief Experiential Avoidance Questionnaire (BEAQ). Assessment, 107319112110109. https://doi.org/10.1177/10731911211010955

  • Weinbrecht, A., Niedeggen, M., Roepke, S., & Renneberg, B. (2021). Processing of increased frequency of social interaction in social anxiety disorder and borderline personality disorder. Scientific Reports, 11(1), 5489. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-85027-6


  • Schaeuffele, C., Schulz, A., Knaevelsrud, C., Renneberg, B. & Boettcher, J. (2020). CBT at the Crossroads: The Rise of Transdiagnostic Treatments. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41811-020-00095-2
  • Boettcher, J., Weinbrecht, A., Heinrich, M., & Renneberg, B. (2020). Die Behandlung der sozialen Angststörung und ängstlich-vermeidenden Persönlichkeitsstörung in der Versorgung: eine naturalistische Studie zu einer kombinierten Einzel-und Gruppentherapie. Verhaltenstherapie30(3), 189-199. https://doi.org/10.1159/000497620

  • Botsford, J., & Renneberg, B. (2020). Autobiographical memories of interpersonal trust in borderline personality disorder. Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation7(1), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40479-020-00130-w

  • Dams J, Rimane E, Steil R, Renneberg B, Rosner R and König H-H (2020) Health-Related Quality of Life and Costs of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Adolescents and Young Adults in Germany. Front. Psychiatry 11:697. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00697

  • Mehlum, L., Schmahl, C., Berens, A., Doering, S., Hutsebaut, J., Kaera, A., ... & Simonsen, S. (2020). Euthanasia and assisted suicide in patients with personality disorders: a review of current practice and challenges. Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation7(1), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40479-020-00131-9

  • Rimane, E., Steil, R., Renneberg, B., & Rosner, R. (2020). Get secure soon: attachment in abused adolescents and young adults before and after trauma-focused cognitive processing therapy. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00787-020-01637-x

  • Santa Maria, A., Wolter, C., Gusy, B., Kleiber, D., & Renneberg, B. (2020). Reducing work-related burnout among police officers: The impact of job rewards and health-oriented leadership. The Police Journal.https://doi.org/10.1177/0032258X20946805

  • Spronk, I., Edgar, D.W., van Baar, M.E. et al. Improved and standardized method for assessing years lived with disability after burns and its application to estimate the non-fatal burden of disease of burn injuries in Australia, New Zealand and the Netherlands. BMC Public Health 20, 121 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-8233-8

  • Spronk I, Van Loey NEE, Sewalt C, Nieboer D, Renneberg B, Moi AL, et al. (2020) Recovery of health-related quality of life after burn injuries: An individual participant data meta-analysis. PLoS ONE 15(1): e0226653. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0226653

  • Weinbrecht, A., Roepke, S., & Renneberg, B. (2020). Fear of positive evaluation in borderline personality disorder. PLoS ONE, 15(8), e0237944. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0237944

  • Zitzmann, J., Rombold, L. & Renneberg, B. (2020) Familiäre Transmission der Borderline-Persönlichkeitsstörung. Psychotherapeuthttps://doi.org/10.1007/s00278-020-00450-w


  • Boettcher, J., Santa Maria, A., & Renneberg, B. (2019). »Ich bin anderen in jeglicher Hinsicht unterlegen« Kognitive Verhaltenstherapie für die ängstliche (vermeidende) Persönlichkeitsstörung. PTT - Persönlichkeitsstörungen: Theorie Und Therapie, Vol. 23, pp. 177–188. https://doi.org/99.120110/ptt-23-3-177
  • Botsford, J., Schulze, L., Bohländer, J., & Renneberg, B. (2019). Interpersonal Trust: Development and Validation of a Self-Report Inventory and Clinical Application in Patients With Borderline Personality Disorder. Journal of Personality Disorders, 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1521/pedi_2019_33_462
  • Botsford, J., Steinbrink, M., Rimane, E., Rosner, R., Steil, R. & Renneberg, B. (2019). Maladaptive Post-traumatic Cognitions in Interpersonally Traumatized Adolescents with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: An Analysis of “Stuck-.Points”. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 43, 1, 284–294. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10608-018-9928-3

  • Botsford, J., Steinbrink, M., Steil, R., Rosner, R., & Renneberg, B. (2019). „Der Wolf im Schafspelz“. Psychotherapeut, 64, 1, 65–70. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00278-018-0317-x 

  • Fleischer, J., Metz, S., Düsenberg, M., Grimm, S., Golde, S., Roepke, S., Renneberg, B., Wolf, O.T., Otte, C. & Wingenfeld, K. (2019). Neural Correlates of Glucocorticoids Effects on Autobiographical Memory Retrieval in Healthy Women. Behavioural Brain Research, 359, 895-902. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2018.06.024

  • Georg, S., Wolter, C., Santa Maria, A., Kleiber, D., & Renneberg, B. (2019). Welche Faktoren beeinflussen die psychische Gesundheit am Arbeitsplatz? Empirische Ergebnisse für Polizisten. Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11553-019-00710-x

  • Georg, S., Wolter, C., Santa Maria, A., Kleiber, D., & Renneberg, B. (2019). Berufliche Gratifikationskrisen, arbeitsbezogene Erschöpfung und Frühberentung bei der Polizei. Zeitschrift für Arbeits-und Organisationspsychologie A&O. https://doi.org/10.1026/0932-4089/a000309

  • Iffland, B., Klein, F., Rosner, R., Renneberg, B., Steil, R., & Neuner, F. (2019). Cardiac reactions to emotional words in adolescents and young adults with PTSD after child abuse. Psychophysiology, e13470. https://doi.org/10.1111/psyp.13470
  • Klein, F., Schindler, S., Neuner, F., Rosner, R., Renneberg, B., Steil, R., & Iffland, B. (2019). Processing of affective words in adolescent PTSD—Attentional bias toward social threat. Psychophysiology, e13444. https://doi.org/10.1111/psyp.13444

  • König, J., Kopp, B., Ziegelmeier, A., Rimane, E., Steil, R., Renneberg, B. & Rosner, Rita. (2019). Young people’s trauma‐related cognitions before and after cognitive processing therapy for post‐traumatic stress disorder. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice. https://doi.org/10.1111/papt.12263 

  • Rosenbach, C. & Renneberg, B. (2019). "Mein Kind macht das absichtlich – es will mich fertig machen". Negative Grundannahmen von Müttern mit Borderline-Persönlichkeitsstörung: ein Gruppentraining zur Förderung der Erziehungskompetenz. Familiendynamik, 44 (4), 280-288. https://doi.org/10.21706/fd-44-4-280

  • Rosenbach, C., Zitzmann, J. & Renneberg, B. (2019). Borderline und Mutter sein – ein verhaltenstherapeutisches Gruppentraining zur Förderung der Erziehungskompetenz. Psychotherapeutenjournal, 4, 350–356.
  • Rosner, R., Rimane, E., Frick, U., Gutermann, J., Hagl, M., Renneberg, B., Schreiber, F., Vogel, A. & Steil, R. (2019). Effect of Developmentally Adapted Cognitive Processing Therapy for Youth With Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder After Childhood Sexual and Physical Abuse. A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Psychiatry, 76(5):484-491. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2018.4349 

  • Santa Maria, A., Wolter, C., Gusy, B., Kleiber, D.& Renneberg, B. (2019). The Impact of Health-Oriented Leadership on Police Officers' Physical Health, Burnout, Depression and Well-Being. Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice, 13(2), 186-200. https://doi.org/10.1093/police/pay067

  • Schulze, L., Grove, M., Tamm, S., Renneberg, B., & Roepke. S. (2019). Effects of transcranial direct current stimulation on the cognitive control of negative stimuli in borderline personality disorder. Scientific Reports, 9, 332. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-37315-x 

  • Schulze, L., Schulze, A., Renneberg, B., Schmahl, C., & Niedtfeld, I. (2019). Neural Correlates of Affective Disturbances: A Comparative Meta-analysis of Negative Affect Processing in Borderline Personality Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 4(3), 220-232. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bpsc.2018.11.004.

  • Simonsen, S., Bateman, A., Bohus, M., Dalewijk, H.J., Doering, S., Kaera, A., Moran, P., Renneberg, Soler Ribaudi, J., B., Taubner, S., Wilberg, T. & Mehlum, L. (2019). European guidelines for personality disorders: past, present and future. Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation, 6:9. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40479-019-0106-3 

  • Trösken, A. & Renneberg, B. (2019). Entwicklung einer ressourcenorientierten kognitiv-verhaltenstherapeutischen Gruppenbehandlung für chronisch depressive Patienten: Eine Pilotstudie. Verhaltenstherapie, 29(1):18-26. https://doi.org/10.1159/000489670 

  • Westerhoff, B., Trösken, A., Renneberg, B. (2019). about:blank? Online Interventions for Postpartum Depression. Verhaltenstherapie. https://doi.org./10.1159/000501779

  • Westerhoff, B., Trösken, A., & Renneberg, B. (2019). about: blank? Online Interventions for Postpartum Depression. Verhaltenstherapie, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1159/000496095

  • Wolter, C., Santa Maria, A., Georg, S., Lesener, T., Gusy, B., Kleiber, D. & Renneberg, B. (2019). Relationships between effort-reward imbalance and work engagement in police officers: taking a salutogenic perspective. Journal of Public Health, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10389-019-01112-1

  • Wolter, C., Santa Maria, A., Gusy, B., Lesener, T., Kleiber, D. and Renneberg, B. (2019). Social support and work engagement in police work. Policing: An International Journal, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/PIJPSM-10-2018-0154

  • Wolter, C., Santa Maria, A., Wörfel, F., Gusy, B., Lesener, T., Kleiber, D. & Renneberg, B. (2019). Job Demands, Job Resources, and Well-being in Police Officers - a Resource-Oriented Approach. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 34(1), 45-54. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11896-018-9265-1 

  • Zetsche, U., Bürkner, P.-C., & Renneberg, B. (2019). Future expectations in clinical depression: Biased or realistic? Journal of Abnormal Psychology. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/abn0000452


  • Böttcher, J., Schäuffele, C. & Renneberg, B. (2018). Das Unified Protocol zur Behandlung emotionaler Störungen: One size fits all? Psychotherapeut, 63(3), 182-187. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00278-018-0282-4

  • Engel, S., Wörfel, F., Santa Maria, A., Walter, C., Kleiber, D., Renneberg, B. (2018). Leadership climate prevents emotional exhaustion in German police officers. International Journal of Police Science & Management. https://doi.org/10.1177/1461355718786295

  • Mehlum,L., Bateman, A., Dalewijk, H.J., Doering, S., Kaera, A., Moran, P.A., Renneberg, B., Ribaudi, J.S., Simonsen, S., Wilberg, T. & Bohus, M. (2018). Building a strong European alliance for personality disorder research and intervention. Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation, 5(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40479-018-0082-z

  • Renneberg, B., Lenz, A., Christiansen, H., & Majumder, P. (2018). Zwischen den Hilfesystemen: Kinder psychisch kranker Eltern. Eine Bedarfsanalyse. Verhaltenstherapie & psychosoziale Praxis, 50(2), 475-517.

  • Renneberg, B. & Rosenbach, C. (2018). Borderline und Mutter sein — Wie kann das gelingen? Ein Gruppentraining für Mütter mit Borderline Persönlichkeitsstörung. Sozial Extra, 42(5), 53–55. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12054-018-0076-5

  • Rombold-Bruehl, F., Otte, C., Renneberg, B., Hellmann-Regen, J., Bruch, L., Wingenfeld, K., & Roepke, S. (2018). Impact of stress response systems on forced choice recognition in an experimental trauma film paradigm. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 156, 45-52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2018.10.010

  • Santa Maria, A., Wolter, C., Gusy, B., Kleiber, D.& Renneberg, B. (2018). The Impact of Health-Oriented Leadership on Police Officers' Physical Health, Burnout, Depression and Well-Being. Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice. https://doi.org/10.1093/police/pay067

  • Santa Maria, A., Wörfel, F., Wolter, C., Gusy, B., Rotter, M., Stark, S., Kleiber, D. & Renneberg, B. (2018). The Role of Job Demands and Job Resources in the Development of Emotional Exhaustion, Depression, and Anxiety Among Police Officers. Police Quarterly, 21(1), 109-134. https://doi.org/10.1177/109861111774395

  • Weinbrecht, A., Niedeggen, M., Roepke, S., & Renneberg, B. (2018). Feeling excluded no matter what? Bias in the processing of social participation in borderline personality disorder. NeuroImage: Clinical, 19, 343-350. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nicl.2018.04.031


  • Badra, M., Schulze, L. , Becker, E., Vrijsen, J., Renneberg, B. & Zetsche, U. (2017). The association between ruminative thinking and negative interpretation bias in social anxiety. Cognition & Emotion, 31(6), 1234-1242.

  • Quinlivan, E., Dallacker, M., Renneberg, B., Strasser, E., Fiebig, J. & Stamm, T.J. (2017). Autobiographical memory in Bipolar Disorder and Its Link to Neuropsychological Functioning. Psychopathology, 50(4), 246-254.

  • Renneberg, B. & Böttcher, J. (2017). Wenn Vermeidung das soziale Leben bestimmt. Diagnose und kognitive Verhaltenstherapie der Ängstlich-vermeidenden Persönlichkeitsstörung. Psychotherapeutenjournal, 2, 116-122.

  • Rombold-Bruehl, F., Otte, C., Renneberg, B., Schmied, A., Zimmermann-Viehoff, F., Wingenfeld, K. & Roepke, S. (2017). Lower heart rate variability at baseline is associated with more consecutive intrusive memories in an experimental distressing film paradigm. The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry. https://doi.org/10.1080/15622975.2017.1372628

  • Book sections

    • Jaite, C., Salbach, H. & Renneberg, B. (2017). Verhaltenstherapie an der Schnittstelle zum Erwachsenenalter. In Brakemeier, E.-L. & Jacobi, F. (Hrsg.), Verhaltenstherapie in der Praxis. Weinheim, Basel: Beltz. S.800-806

    • Renneberg, B. (2017). Cluster-C-Persönlichkeitsstörungen: ängstlich-vermeidende, dependente und zwanghafte Persönlichkeitsstörung. In Herpertz, S. C., Caspar, F. & Lieb, K. (Hrsg.), Psychotherapie – Funktions- und störungsorientiertes Vorgehen. München: Urban & Fischer. S.386-394.


  • Bockers, E., Roepke, S., Michael, L. , Renneberg, B. & Knaevelsrud, C. (2016). The Role of Generalized Explicit and Implicit Guilt and Shame in Interpersonal Traumatization and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 204(2), 95-99.

  • Gutz, L., Röpke, S., & Renneberg. B. (2016). Cognitive and Affective Processing of Social Exclusion in Borderline Personality Disorder and Social Anxiety Disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 87, 70-75.

  • Jobst, A., Padberg, F., Mauer, C., Daltrozzo, T., Bauriedl-Schmidt, C., Sabass, L., Sarubin, N., Falkai, P., Renneberg, B., Zill, P., Gander, M., & Buchheim, A. (2016). Lower oxytocin plasma levels in borderline patients with unresolved attachment representations. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10, 125.

  • Renneberg, B. & Rosenbach, C. (2016). “There is not much help for mothers like me”: Parenting Skills for Mothers with Borderline Personality Disorder – a newly developed group training program. Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation, 3. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40479-016-0050-4

  • Weinbrecht, A., Rieckmann, N., & Renneberg, B. (2016). Acceptance and efficacy of interventions for family caregivers of elderly persons with a mental disorder: a meta-analysis. International Psychogeriatrics28(10), 1615-1629. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1041610216000806

  • Weinbrecht, A., Schulze, L., Boettcher, J., & Renneberg, B. (2016). Avoidant Personality Disorder: A current review. Current Psychiatry Reports, 18(3), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11920-016-0665-6

  • Book sections

    • Renneberg, B. & Zagorscak, P. (2016). Sexuelle Orientierung aus psychologischer und medizinischer Sicht. In C. D. Classen, D. Richter & B. Lukanko (Hrsg.), "Sexuelle Orientierung" als Diskriminierungshintergrund: Regelungsbedarf in Deutschland und Polen? (S. 1-12). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

    • Rotter, M., Renneberg, B., & Kaluza, G. (2016). Stressbewältigung. In J. Bengel, & O. Mittag (Hrsg.), Psychologie in der medizinischen Rehabilitation (S. 161-172). Berlin Heidelberg: Springer.


  • Böhme, S. and Renneberg, B. (2015). Predicting Self-Rated Health in Diabetes and Chronic Heart Failure – A Multiple Mediation Model. Front. Public Health, 3:266. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2015.00266

  • Brettschneider, M.; Neumann, P.; Berger, T., Renneberg, B., & Boettcher, J. (2015). Internet-based interpretation bias modification for social anxiety: A pilot study. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 49(Part A), 21-29.

  • Gutz, L., Renneberg, B., Roepke, S., & Niedeggen, M. (2015). Neural Processing of Social Participation in Borderline Personality Disorder and Social Anxiety Disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 124(2), 421-31.

  • Jobst, A., Sabass, L., Palagyi, A., Bauriedl-Schmidt, C., Mauer, M. C., Sarubin, N., Buchheim, A., Renneberg, B., Falkai, P., Zill, P. & Padberg, F. (2015). Effects of social exclusion on emotions and oxytocin and cortisol levels in patients with chronic depression. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 60, 170-177.

  • Kappel, V., Lorenz, R.C., Streifling, M., Renneberg, B., Lehmkuhl, U., Ströhle, A., Salbach-Andrae, H. & Beck, A. (2015). Effect of brain structure and function on reward anticipation in children and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder combined subtype. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience10(7), 945-951.

  • Meißner, J., Bischkopf, J., Stiglmayr, C., Fydrich, T. & Renneberg, B. (2015). Wie erleben Klientinnen mit einer Borderline Persönlichkeitsstörung ihre ambulante dialektisch-behaviorale Therapie? Verhaltenstherapie & psychosoziale Praxis, 47. Jg. (1), 63-76.

  • Rosenbach, C., Renneberg, B. (2015). Remembering rejection: specificity and linguistic styles of autobiographical memories in borderline personality disorder and depression. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 46, 85-92.

  • Seehausen, A., Ripper, S., Germann, G., Hartmann, B., Wind, G., & Renneberg, B. (2015). Efficacy of a burn-specific cognitive-behavioral group training. Burns, 41, 308-316. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.burns.2014.07.006

  •  Zschucke, E.; Renneberg, B.; Dimeo, F.; Wüstenberg, T., & Ströhle, A. (2015). The stress-buffering effect of acute exercise: evidence for HPA axis negative feedback. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 51, 414-425.


  • Bockers, E., Roepke, S., Michael, L., Renneberg, B. & Knaevelsrud, C. (2014). Risk Recognition, Attachment Anxiety, Self-Efficacy, and State Dissociation Predict Revictimization. PlosOne. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0108206

  • Boehme, S., Geiser, C. & Renneberg, B. (2014). Functional and Self-Rated Health Mediate the Association between Physical Indicators of Diabetes and Depressive Symptoms. BMC Family Practice,15(1), 157.

  • Jobst, A., Albert, A., Bauriedl-Schmidt, C., Mauer, M. C.; Renneberg, B., Buchheim, A., Sabass, L., Falkai, P., Zill, P. & Padberg, F. (2014). Social exclusion leads to divergent changes of oxytocin levels in borderline patients and healthy subjects. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 83(4), 252-254.

  • Knaevelsrud, C., Böttche, M., Pietrzak, R.H., Freyberger, H.J., Renneberg, B. & Kuwert, P. (2014). Integrative Testimonial Therapy (ITT): An Internet-based, therapist-assisted therapy for German elderly survivors of the World War II with posttraumatic stress symptoms. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 202(9), 651-658.

  • Renneberg, B., Ripper, S., Schulze, J., Seehausen, A., Weiler, M., Wind, G., Hartmann, B., Germann, G. & Liedl, A. (2014). Quality of life and predictors of long-term outcome after severe burn injury. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 37(5), 967-976. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10865-013-9541-6

  • Rosenbach, C. & Renneberg, B. (2014). Rejection sensitivity as a mediator of the relationship between experienced rejection and borderline characteristics. Personality and Individual Differences, 69, 176–181. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2014.05.032

  • Stiglmayr, C., Stecher-Mohr, J., Wagner, T., Meiβner, J., Spretz, D., Steffens, C., Roepke, S., Fydrich, T., Salbach-Andrae, H., Schulze, J. and Renneberg, B. (2014). Effectiveness of dialectic behavioral therapy in routine outpatient care: the Berlin Borderline Study. Borderline Personality Disorder And Emotion Dysregulation, 1(1), 20.https://doi.org/10.1186/2051-6673-1-20

  • Vater, A., Ritter, K., Strunz, S., Ronningstam, E. F., Renneberg, B. & Roepke, S. (2014). Stability of Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Tracking Categorical and Dimensional Rating Systems Over a Two-Year Period. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 5(3), 305-313. https://doi.org/10.1037/per0000058

  • Wagner, T., Fydrich, T., Stiglmayr, C., Marschall, P., Salize, H. J., Renneberg, B., Fleßa, S. & Roepke, S. (2014). Societal cost-of-illness in patients with borderline personality disorder one year before, during and after dialectical behavior therapy in routine outpatient care. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 61, 12-22.

  • West, S. G., Cham, H., Thoemmes, F., Renneberg, B., Schulze, J. & Weiler, M. (2014). Propensity scores as a basis for equating groups: Basic principles and application in clinical treatment outcome research. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 82(5), 906-919. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0036387


  • Boettcher, J., Carlbring, P., Renneberg, B., Berger, T. (2013). Internet-based interventions for social anxiety disorder - an overview. Verhaltenstherapie 23(3), 160 -169.

  • Boettcher, J., Renneberg, B., & Berger, T. (2013). Patient Expectations in Internet-Based Self-Help for Social Anxiety. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 42(3), 203-214.

  • Kappel, V., Koch, A., Lorenz, R. C., Brühl, R., Renneberg, B., Lehmkuhl, U.,  Salbach-Andrae, H. & Beck, A. (2013). CID: A valid incentive delay paradigm for children. Journal of Neural Transmission, 120(8), 1259-1270.

  • Schulze, L., Dziobek, I., Vater, A., Heekeren, H., Bajbouj, M., Renneberg, B., Heuser, I., & Roepke, S. (2013). Gray matter abnormalities in patients with narcissistic personality disorder. Journal of Psychiatry Research, 47(10), 1363-9.

  • Schulze, L., Lobmaier, J. S., Arnold, M., & Renneberg, B. (2013). All eyes on me?! Social anxiety and self-directed perception of eye gaze. Cognition & Emotion, 27(7), 1305-13.

  • Schulze, L., Renneberg, B., & Lobmaier, J. S. (2013). Gaze perception in social anxiety and social anxiety disorder. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 872.

  • Vater, A., Schroeder-Abé, M., Ritter, K., Schulze, L.,  Renneberg, B., Bosson, J., & Roepke, S. (2013). The Narcissistic Personality Inventory - a useful tool for assessing pathological narcissism? Evidence from patients with Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Journal of Personality Assessment. 95(3), 301-8.

  • Wagner, T., Roepke, S., Marschall, P., Stiglmayr, C., Renneberg, B., Gieb, D., Dambacher, C., Matthies, S., Salbach-Andrae, H., Fleßa, S. & Fydrich, T. (2013). Krankheitskosten der Borderline Persönlichkeitsstörung aus gesellschaftlicher Perspektive. Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 42(4), 242-255.


  • Boettcher, J., Berger, T., & Renneberg, B. (2012). Does a pre-treatment diagnostic interview affect the outcome of Internet-based self-help for social anxiety disorder? A randomized controlled trial. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 40(5), 513–528.

  • Boettcher, J., Berger, T., & Renneberg, B. (2012). Internet-based attention training for social anxiety: A randomized controlled trial. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 36(5), 522–536.

  • Böhme, S., Geiser, C., Mühlenhoff, T., Holtmann, J., & Renneberg, B. (2012). Telephone Counseling for Patients with Chronic Heart Failure: Results of an Evaluation Study. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 19(3), 288-297.

  • Kastner, S., Salbach-Andrae, H., Renneberg, B., Pfeiffer, E., Lehmkuhl, U., & Schmitz, L. (2012). Echocardiographic findings in adolescents with anorexia nervosa at beginning of treatment and after weight recovery. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 21(1), 15-21.

  • Renneberg, B., Böttcher, J. & Weiler, M. (2012). „Addicted to Love.“ Liebe und die dependente Persönlichkeitsstörung. Liebe und Persönlichkeitsstörungen: PTT, 1/2012, 15-20.

  • Renneberg, B., Herm, K., Hahn, A., Staebler, K., Lammers, C.-H. & Roepke, S. (2012), Perception of Social Participation in Borderline Personality Disorder. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 19, 473–480. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.772

  • Schönfeld, Sabine & Renneberg, Babette (2012). Introduction to the special issue autobiographical memory and psychopathology. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 43(1), Special issue: Autobiographical memory and psychopathology. pp. S1-S3.

  • Seehausen, A., & Renneberg, B. (2012). Ein Gruppenbehandlungsprogramm zur Bewältigung von schweren Brandverletzungen. Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 41(3), 201–210.

  • Sonntag, U., Brink, A., Renneberg, B., Braun, V. & Heintze, C. (2012). GPs’ attitudes, objectives and barriers in obesity counselling – a qualitative study. European Journal of General Practice, 18, 9-14.

  • Sonntag, U., Wiesner, J., Fahrenkrog, S., Renneberg, B., Braun, V. & Heintze, C. (2012). Motivational interviewing and shared decision making in primary care.  Patient Education and Counseling, 87, 62-66.


  • Gutz, L., Küpper, C., Renneberg, B., Niedeggen, M. (2011). Processing social participation: an event-related brain potential study. NeuroReport, 22(9), 453-458.

  • Rosenbach, C. & Renneberg, B. (2011). Abgelehnt, ausgeschlossen, ignoriert: Die Wahrnehmung sozialer Zurückweisung und psychische Störungen -eine Übersicht. Verhaltenstherapie, 21(2), 87-98.

  • Rosenbach, C. & Renneberg, B. (2011). Rejected, Excluded, Ignored: The Perception of Social Rejection and Mental Disorders – A Review. English Version of Verhaltenstherapie, 21, 87–97.

  • Schuermann, B., Kathmann, N., Stiglmayr, C., Renneberg, B. & Endrass, T. (2011). Impaired decision making and feedback evaluation in borderline personality disorder. Psychological Medicine, 41(9), 1917-1928.

  • Staebler, K., Helbing, E., Rosenbach, C. & Renneberg, B. (2011). Rejection Sensitivity and Borderline Personality Disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 18(4), 275-283.

  • Staebler, K., Renneberg, B., Stopsack, M., Fiedler, P., Weiler, M., Roepke, S. (2011). Facial emotional expression in reaction to social exclusion in borderline personality disorder. Psychological Medicine, 41(9), 1929-1938.

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