Research Areas

  • Psychophysiological effects of alcohol, nicotine and cannabis
  • Cognitive/attentional malfunction in anxiety, somotoform and substance use disorders
  • Psychophysiological mechanism of placebo and nocebo effects 

Selected Publications

Konrad C, Geburek AJ, Rist F, Blumenroth H, Fischer B, Husstedt I, Arolt V, Schiffbauer H, Lohmann H. (2010) Long-term cognitive and emotional consequences of mild traumatic brain injury. Psychol Med. 2010 Sep 22:1-15. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 20860865 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Pedersen A, Küppers K, Behnken A, Kroker K, Schöning S, Baune BT, Rist F, Arolt V, Suslow T. (2009) Implicit and explicit procedural learning in patients recently remitted from severe major depression. Psychiatry Res. 2009 Aug 30;169(1):1-6.PMID: 19595464 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Bailer J, Stübinger C, Dressing H, Gass P, Rist F, Kühner C. (2009) Increased prevalence of problematic alcohol consumption in university students. Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol. 2009 Sep-Oct;59(9-10):376-9. Epub 2009 Apr 27. German. PMID: 19399701 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Huster RJ, Stevens S, Gerlach AL, Rist F. (2008) A spectralanalytic approach to emotional responses evoked through picture presentation. Int J Psychophysiol. 2009 May;72(2):212-6. Epub 2008 Dec 24.PMID: 19135486 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Rist F, Glöckner-Rist A, Demmel R. (2009) The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test revisited: establishing its structure using nonlinear factor analysis and identifying subgroups of respondents using latent class factor analysis. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2009 Feb 1;100(1-2):71-82. Epub 2008 Nov 20.PMID: 19026497 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Academic CV

1977 Ph.D., University of Konstanz
1978 post doc at the Department of Psychophysiology of New York State Psychiatric Hospital, N.Y.
research psychologist on a behaviour therapy ward for female alcoholics
assistant professor for clinical and differential psychology at the university of Konstanz
senior clinical psychologist at the Central Institute of Mental Health (Mannheim)
since 1996 professor for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy at the University of Münster