Research Areas

  • Aetiology and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, and anxiety disorders
  • Impact of war on mental health
  • Cognitive mechanisms of anxiety and depression
  • Technology based interventions (virtual reality exposure therapy, internet-based interventions)

Selected Publications

Morina, N., Malek, M., Nickerson, A., & Bryant, R. A. (2017). Psychological interventions for post-traumatic stress disorder and depression in young survivors of mass violence in low- and middle-income countries: meta-analysis. British Journal of Psychiatry, 210, 247-254.

Morina, N., Koerssen, R., & Pollet, T. V. (2016). Interventions for children and adolescents with posttraumatic stress disorder: A meta-analysis of comparative outcome studies. Clinical Psychology Review, 47, 41-54.

Morina, N., Ijntema, H., Meyerbröker, K., & Emmelkamp, P.M.G. (2015). Can virtual reality exposure therapy gains be generalized to real life? A meta-analysis of studies applying behavioral assessments. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 74, 18-24. Doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2015.08.010.

Morina, N., Ajdukovic, D., ... & Priebe, S. (2013). Co-occurrence of Major Depressive Episode and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder among survivors of war. How is it different from either condition alone? Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 74, e212-e218, doi:10.4088/JCP.12m07844.

Morina, N., Deeprose, C., Pusowski, C., Schmid, M., & Holmes, E. A. (2011). Prospective mental imagery in patients with major depressive disorder or anxiety disorders. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 25, 1032-1037.

Academic CV

Since 2016 Professor of clinical psychology and psychotherapy, WWU Münster
2009-2016 Assistant Professor, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2008-2009 Clinical Research Fellow and Lecturer, Goethe-University, Frankfurt
2004-2008 Ph.D. student & research worker, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
2004-2009 Postgraduate professional training in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, University of Leipzig
2003-2004 Research Worker, Institute for Trauma Therapy, Berlin
2003 M.A. in psychology, University of Leipzig