Benedikt B. Claus

Benedikt B. Claus

Research Fellow

PedScience Research Institute

Biography

Benedikt Claus is a research fellow at the PedScience Research Institute. His research interests include psychology, especially psychotherapy, and statistical methods. His research is focused on psychological disorders, such as unipolar depressive disorders, addiction, chronic pain and the placebo-effect.

Furthermore, he is an apprentice at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Verhaltenstherapie (“German Association for Behaviour Therapies”) to become a psychotherapist.

Interests
  • Psychology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Statistical methods
Education
  • Dr. rer. medic., 2019

    University of Duisburg-Essen

  • M. Sc. in Clinical Psychology, 2017

    Ruhr-University Bochum

  • B. Sc. in Psychology, 2015

    Ruhr-University Bochum

Skills

R + RStudio
IBM SPSS + JASP
Git + Github
LaTeX + TeXstudio
Open Science Framework
Microsoft Office

Experience

 
 
 
 
 
Research Fellow
Jun 2019 – Present Datteln
 
 
 
 
 
PhD student
Apr 2018 – Jul 2019 Essen

Recent Publications

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(2021). Impact of Psychiatric and Related Somatic Medications on the Duration and Severity of COVID-19: A Retrospective Explorative Multi-center Study from the German Metropolitan Ruhr-area. Pharmacopsychiatry.

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(2021). Chronic Pain in Schoolchildren and its Association With Psychological Wellbeing Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Adolescent Health.

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(2021). Unified Multifactorial Model of Parental Factors in Community-Based Pediatric Chronic Pain. Journal of Pediatric Psychology.

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(2021). The efficacy of an educational movie to improve pain and dysfunctional behavior in school children: A randomized controlled trial. European Journal of Pain.

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(2021). The German version of the Revised Adolescent Sleep–Wake Scale (rASWS) – A validation study in pediatric pain patients and school children. Sleep Medicine.

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