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Dr. Lars Schulze

Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy


Habelschwerdter Allee 45
Room JK 26/209
14195 Berlin
+49 (030) 838-4564 46


  • Bolzenkötter, T., Bürkner, P.-C., Zetsche, U., & Schulze, L. (2024). Assessing the Immediate Effects of Detached Mindfulness on Repetitive Negative Thinking and Affect in Daily Life: A Randomized Controlled Trial. In Mindfulness, 15(5), 1136–1148. Springer Science and Business Media LLC. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-024-02350-5
  • Loenneker, H.D., Buchanan, E.M., Martinovici, A., Primbs M.A., Elsherif, M.M., Baker, B.J., Dudda, L.A., Durdevic, D.F., Misic, K., Peetz, H.P., Röer, J.P., Schulze, L., et al. (2024). We Don’t Know What You Did Last Summer. On the Importance of Transparent Reporting of Reaction Time Data Pre-processing. Cortex, 172, 14-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2023.11.012


  • Engel, S., Laufer, S., Klusmann, H., Schulze, L., Schumacher, S., & Knaevelsrud, C. (2023). Cortisol response to traumatic stress predict PTSD symptom development - a systematic review and meta-analysis of experimental studies. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 14(2), 2225153, https://doi.org/10.1080/20008066.2023.2225153
  • Golde, S., Ludwig, S., Lippoldt, S., Rimpel, J., Schulze, L., Haucke, M., Renneberg, B., & Heinzel, S. (2023). Negative and positive self-beliefs in social anxiety: The strength of believing mediates the affective response. PLoS ONE 18(3), e0281387. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0281387

  • Heekerens, J. B., Schulze, L., Enge, J., Renneberg, B., & Roepke, S. (2023). Affective arousal temporally precedes dissociation in patients with borderline personality disorder: A preliminary experience sampling study. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/tra0001516

  • Heekerens, J.B., Schulze, L., Enge, J., Renneberg, B., & Roepke, S. (2023). Increases in negative affective arousal precede lower self-esteem in patients with borderline personality disorder but not in patients with depressive disorders: An experience sampling approach. Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation, 10:29. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40479-023-00229-w
  • Hepp, J., Niedtfeld, I., & Schulze, L. (2023). Experimental paradigms in personality disorder research: A review of covered RDoC constructs, methodological issues, and future directions. Personality disorders, 14(1), 50–61. https://doi.org/10.1037/per0000588

  • Laufer, S., Schulze, L., Engel, S., Klusmann, H., Skoluda, N., Nater, U. M., Knaevelsrud, C., & Schumacher, S. (2023). The effect of an internet-based intervention for depression on cortisol and alpha-amylase. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 152, 106082. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2023.106082

  • Zetsche, U., Bürkner, P.-C., Bohländer, J., Renneberg, B., Roepke, S., & Schulze, L. (2023). Daily Emotion Regulation in Major Depression and Borderline Personality Disorder. Clinical Psychological Science. https://doi.org/10.1177/21677026231160709


  • 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

  • Heekerens, J. B., Schulze, L., Renneberg, B., Enge, J., & Röpke, S. (2022, February 21). Arousal Temporally Precedes Dissociation in Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder: A Preliminary Experience Sampling Study. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/ty9pk
  • Hepp, J., Niedtfeld, I., & Schulze, L. (accepted). Experimental paradigms in personality disorder research: A review of covered RDoC constructs, methodological issues, and future directions. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research & Treatment.

  • Klusmann, H., Schulze, L., Engel, S. Buecklein, E., Daehn, D., Fiacco, S., Geiling, A., Meyer, C., Andersen, E., Knaevelsrud, C., & Schuhmacher, S. (accepted). HPA axis functioning in the course of the menstrual cycle - a systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology.

  • 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

  • Weber, M., Schulze, L., Bolzenkötter, T., Niemeyer, H., & Renneberg, B. (2022). Mental health and loneliness in university students during the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany: A longitudinal study. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 13:848645. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2022.848645


  • Graumann, L., Duesenberg, M., Metz, S., Schulze, L., Wolf, O. T., Roepke, S., Otte, C., Wingenfeld, K. (2020). Facial emotion recognition in borderline patients is unaffected by acute psychosocial stress. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 132,131–135. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2020.10.007

  • Niedtfeld, I., Renkewitz, F., Mädebach, A., Hillmann, K., Kleindienst, N., Schmahl, C., & Schulze, L. (2020). Enhanced memory for negative social information in borderline personality disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 129(5), 480–491. https://doi.org/10.1037/abn0000540


  • 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
  • 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.


  • Schulze, L., Bürkner, P.-C., Bohländer, J., & Zetsche, U. (2018). Cognitive control and daily affect regulation in major depression and borderline personality disorder: protocol for an experimental ambulatory assessment study in Berlin, Germany. BMJ Open, 8(10). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022694

  • Zetsche, U., Bürkner, P.- C., & Schulze, L. (2018). Shedding light on the association between repetitive negative thinking and deficits in cognitive control – A meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 63, 56-65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2018.06.001


  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2016.1193477



  • Schulze, L. & Roepke, S. (2014). Structural and functional brain imaging in borderline, antisocial, and narcissistic personality disorder. In M. Shenton & C. Mulert (Eds.). MRI in Psychiatry. Berlin: Springer.


  • Domes, G., Sibold, M., Schulze, L., Lischke, A., Herpertz, S.C., & Heinrichs, M. (2013). Intranasal oxytocin increases covert attention to positive social cues. Psychol Med, 43(8), 1747-1753. Abstract

  • Niedtfeld, I., Schulze, L., Krause-Utz, A., Demirakca, T., Bohus, M., & Schmahl, C. (2013). Voxel-based morphometry in women with borderline personality disorder with and without comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder. PlosOne, 8(6), e65824

  • Prehn, K., Schlagenhauf, F., Schulze, L., Berger, C., Vohs, K., Fleischer, M., Hauenstein, K., Keiper, P., Domes, G., & Herpertz, S.C. (2013). Neural correlates of risk taking in violent criminal offenders characterized by emotional hypo- and hyper-reactivity. Soc Neurosci, 8(2), 136-47. Abstract

  • Prehn, K.*, Schulze, L.*, Roßmann, S., Berger, C., Vohs, K., Fleischer, M., Hauenstein, K., Keiper, P., Domes, G., & Herpertz, S.C. (2013). Effects of emotional stimuli on working memory processes in male criminal offenders with borderline and antisocial personality disorder. World J Biol Psychiatry, 14(1), 71-8.*equally contributing authors Abstract

  • Schulze, L., Domes, G., Köppen, D., & Herpertz, S.C. (2013). Enhanced detection of emotional facial expressions in borderline personality disorder. Psychopathology, 46(4), 217-224.  Abstract

  • 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. J Psychiatr Res, 47(10), 1363-1369.

  • Schulze, L., Lobmaier, J.S., Arnold, M., & Renneberg, B. (2013). All eyes on me?! Social anxiety and self-directed perception of eye gaze. Cogn Emot, 27(7), 1305-1313. Abstract

  • 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. J Pers Assess, 95(3):301-8. Abstract


  • Niedtfeld, I., Kirsch, P., Schulze, L., Herpertz, S.C., Bohus, M., & Schmahl, C. (2012). Functional connectivity of pain-mediated affect regulation in borderline personality disorder. PlosOne, 7(3), e33293. Abstract


  • Marx, I., Domes, G., Havenstein, C., Berger, C., Schulze, L., & Herpertz, S.C. (2011). Enhanced emotional interference on working memory performance in adults with ADHD. World J Biol Psychiatry, 12(S1), 70-75. Abstract

  • Schulze, L., Lischke, A., Greif, J., Herpertz, S.C., Heinrichs, M. & Domes, G. (2011). Oxytocin increases recognition of masked emotional faces. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 36(9), 1378-1382. Abstract

  • Schulze, L., Domes, G., Krüger, A., Berger, C., Fleischer, M., Prehn, K., Schmahl, C., Grossmann, A., Hauenstein, K. & Herpertz, S.C. (2011). Neuronal correlates of cognitive reappraisal in borderline patients with affective instability. Biol Psychiatry, 69(6), 564-73. Abstract


  • Domes, G., Schulze, L., Böttger, M., Grossmann, A., Hauenstein, K., Wirtz, P., Heinrichs, M., & Herpertz, S.C. (2010). Neural correlates of sex differences in emotional reactivity and emotion regulation. Hum Brain Mapp, 31(5), 758-769. Abstract

  • Niedtfeld, I., Schulze, L., Kirsch, P., Herpertz, S.C., Bohus, M., & Schmahl, C. (2010). Affect regulation and pain in borderline personality disorder: A possible link to the understanding of self-injury. Biol Psychiatry, 68(4), 383-391. Abstract

  • Quigley, C., Andersen, S., Schulze, L., Grunwald, M., & Müller, M.M. (2010). Feature-selective attention: evidence for a decline in old age. Neurosci Lett, 474(1), 5-8. Abstract


  • Domes, G., Schulze, L., & Herpertz, S.C. (2009). Emotion recognition in borderline personality disorder – A review of the literature. J Pers Disord, 23(1), 6-19. Abstract