Ulrike Buhlmann

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Buhlmann

Professorin für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie

Raum   P/10a
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 Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Körperdysmorphe Störungen
  • Zwangsstörungen
  • Stigmatisierung psychischer Störungen
  • Interkulturelle Aspekte der klinischen Psychologie (u.a. Behandlungsbarrieren und kultursensitive Psychotherapie)
  • Psychotherapieforschung (insbesondere bei Zwangsspektrumstörungen)

  • Werdegang

    seit 09/2013:  Professorin für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie,WWU Münster

    2008 – 2013:  Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Projektleiterin von zwei DFG-Projekten (Thema: kognitive-behaviorale und psychophysiologische Aspekte der Körperdysmorphen Störung)

    2012 - Approbation

    2008 – 2012:  Ausbildung zur Psychologischen Psychotherapeutin, ZPHU Berlin

    2011 - Habilitation / Privatdozentin der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

    2003 - 2007:  Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, Massachusetts General Hospital und Harvard Medical School, U.S.A.

    12/2002 - Promotion (Dr. rer. nat.) an der Philipps-Universität Marburg

    1999 – 2002:  Research Fellow am Massachusetts General Hospital und Harvard Medical School, U.S.A.

    1997 - Research Fellow an der Harvard University und Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School, U.S.A.

    1993 –1999:  Studium der Psychologie (Diplom) an der Philipps-Universität Marburg

  • Veröffentlichungen

    Zeitschriftenbeiträge

    2017

    Bürkner, P.- C., Bittner, N., Holling, H., & Buhlmann, U. (2017). D-Cycloserine Augmentation of Behavior Therapy for Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders: A Meta-Analysis. PLoS One, 12(3), e0173660. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0173660.

    2016

    Beucke, J. C., Sepulcre, J., Buhlmann, U., Kathmann, N., Moody, T., & Feusner, J. D. (2016). Degree connectivity in body dysmorphic disorder and relationships with obsessive and compulsive symptoms. Neuropsychopharmacology, 26, 1657-1666. doi: 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2016.04.011.

    Hübner, C., Wiesendahl, W., Kleinstäuber, M., Stangier, U., Kathmann, N., & Buhlmann, U. (2016). Facial discrimination in body dysmorphic, obsessive-compulsive, and social anxiety disorders. Psychiatry Research, 28, 236, 105-111. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2015.12.024.

    2015

    Buhlmann, U., Wacker, R., & Dziobek, I. (2015). Inferring other people's states of mind: Comparison across social anxiety, body dysmorphic, and obsessive–compulsive disorders. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 34, 107-113. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2015.06.003.

    2014

    Endrass, T., Riesel, A., Kathmann, N., & Buhlmann, U. (2014). Performance monitoring in obsessive-compulsive disorder and social anxiety disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 123, 705-714. doi: 10.1037/abn0000012.

    Buhlmann, U. (2014). The German version of the Brown Assessment of Beliefs Scale (BABS). Development and evaluation of its psychometric properties. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 55(8), 1968-1971. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2014.07.011

    Clerkin, E.M., Teachman, B.A., Smith, A.R., & Buhlmann, U. (2014). Specificity of implicit shame associations: Comparison across body dysmorphic, obsessive-compulsive, and social anxiety disorders. Clinical Psychological Science, 2, 560-575. doi: 10.1177/2167702614522037

    Buhlmann, U., Rupf, L., Gleiss, M. J., Zschenderlein, K., & Kathmann, N. (2014). Seeing "changes" that aren't there: Facial and object discrimination in body dysmorphic disorder. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 55, 468-474. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2013.09.011.

    Wilhelm, S., Phillips, K. A., Didie, E., Buhlmann, U., Greenberg, J. L., Fama, J. M., Keshaviah, A., Steketee, G. (2014). Modular cognitive-behavioral therapy for body dysmorphic disorder: a randomized controlled trial. Behavior therapy, 45, 314-327. DOI:10.1016/j.beth.2013.12.007

    2013

    Buhlmann, U., & Endrass, T. (2013). Zwangsspektrumsstörungen. Zeitschrift für Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 61, 139–140.

    Buhlmann, U., Heinrichs, N., Martin, A., & Tuschen-Caffier, B. (2013). Psychopathologie und Psychotherapie der körperdysmorphen Störung. Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 42(3), 151-152.

    Buhlmann, U., Martin, A., Tuschen-Caffier, B., & Heinrichs, N. (2013). Die körperdysmorphe Störung. Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 42(3), 153-162.

    Buhlmann, U., Winter, A., & Kathmann, N. (2013). Emotion Recognition in Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Application of the Reading the Mind in the Eyes Task. Body Image, 10(2), 247-250. doi: 10.1016/j.bodyim.2012.12.001.

    Winter, A.K., & Buhlmann, U. (2013). Spieglein, Spieglein an der Wand… Klinische Charakteristika der körperdysmorphen Störung. Zeitschrift für Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 61, 167–174.

    2012

    Buhlmann, U., Marques, L., & Wilhelm, S. (2012). Traumatic experiences in body dysmorphic disorder. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 200, 95-98.

    Yovel, I., Gershuny, B.S., Steketee, G., Buhlmann, U., Fama, J.M., Mitchell, J., & Wilhelm, S. (2012). Idiosyncratic Severity Profiles of Obsessive Compulsive Dysfunction: A Detailed Self Report Assessment of a Multifaceted Syndrome. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 36, 694-713.

    2011

    Buhlmann, U. & Winter, A. (2011). Perceived ugliness: An update on treatment-relevant aspects in body dysmorphic disorder. Current Psychiatry Reports, 13, 283-288.

    Buhlmann, U. (2011). Treatment barriers for individuals with body dysmorphic disorder: An internet survey. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 199, 268-271.

    Buhlmann, U., Gleiß, M.J.L., Rupf, L., Zschenderlein, K., & Kathmann, N. (2011). Modifying emotion recognition deficits in body dysmorphic disorder: An experimental investigation. Depression and Anxiety, 28, 924–931.

    Buhlmann, U., Greenberg, J.L., & Wilhelm, S. (2011). Introduction to the special issue: Recent advances in BDD: The role of risk factors and cognitive-behavioral therapy. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 4, 339-341.

    Buhlmann, U., Teachman, B.A., & Kathmann, N. (2011). Evaluating implicit attractiveness beliefs in body dysmorphic disorder using the Go/No-go Association Task. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 42, 192-197.

    Buhlmann, U., Wilhelm, S., Glaesmer, H., Mewes, R., Brähler, E., & Rief, W. (2011). Perceived appearance-related teasing in body dysmorphic disorder: A population-based survey. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 4, 342-348.

    Weingarden, H. Marques, L., Fang, A., LeBlanc, N., Buhlmann, U., Phillips, K.A., & Wilhelm, S. (2011). Culturally adapted cognitive behavioral therapy for body dysmorphic disorder (BDD): Case examples. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 4, 381-396.

    2010

    Buhlmann, U., Glaesmer, H., Mewes, R., Fama, J. M., Wilhelm, S., Brähler, E. & Rief, W. (2010). Updates on the prevalence of body dysmorphic disorder: A population-based survey. Psychiatry Research, 178, 171-175.

    Chasson, G. S., Buhlmann, U., Tolin, D. F, Reese, H. E., Rowley, T., Welsh, K. S., & Wilhelm, S. (2010). The need for speed: Accelerating OCD recovery using D-cycloserine to enhance exposure and response prevention. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 48, 675-679.

    Wilhelm, S., Buhlmann, U., Hayward, L.C., Greenberg, J.L., & Dimaite, R. (2010). A Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment Approach for Body Dysmorphic Disorder. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 17, 241-247.

    2009

    Buhlmann, U. Wilhelm, S., Glaesmer, H., Brähler, E., & Rief, W. (2009). Fragebogen körperdysmorpher Symptome (FKS): Ein Screening-Instrument. Verhaltenstherapie, 19, 237-242

    Buhlmann, U., Teachman, B.A., Naumann, E., Fehlinger, T., & Rief, W. (2009). The meaning of beauty: Implicit and explicit self-esteem and attractiveness beliefs in body dysmorphic disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23, 694-702.

    Wilhelm, S., Steketee, G., Fama, J., Buhlmann, U., Teachman, B., & Golan, E. (2009). Modular Cognitive Therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Waitlist-Controlled Trial. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 23, 294-305.

    2008

    Buhlmann, U., Etcoff, N.L., & Wilhelm, S. (2008). Facial attractiveness ratings and perfectionism in body dysmorphic disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 22, 540-547.

    Buhlmann, U., Reese, H.E., Renaud, S., & Wilhelm, S. (2008). Clinical considerations for the treatment of body dysmorphic disorder with cognitive-behavioral therapy. Body Image, 5, 39-49.

    Buhlmann, U., Teachman, B.A., Gerbershagen, A., Kikul, J., & Rief, W. (2008). Implicit and explicit self-esteem and attractiveness beliefs among individuals with body dysmorphic disorder. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 32, 213-225.

    Deckersbach, T. Rauch, S.L., Buhlmann, U., Ostacher, M.J., Beucke, J.-C., Nierenberg, A.A., Sachs, G., & Dougherty, D.D. (2008). An fMRI investigation of working memory and sadness in females with bipolar disorder: a brief report. Bipolar Disorders, 10, 928-942.

    Wilhelm, S., Buhlmann, U., Tolin, D.F., Meunier, S.A., Pearlson, G.D., Reese, H.E., Cannistraro, P., Jenike, M.A., & Rauch, S.L. (2008). Augmentation of behavior therapy with d-cycloserine for obsessive-compulsive disorder. American Journal of Psychiatry, 165, 335-341.

    2007

    Buhlmann, U., Cook, L.M., Fama, J.M., & Wilhelm, S. (2007). Perceived teasing experiences in body dysmorphic disorder. Body Image, 4, 381-385.

    Buhlmann, U., Wilhelm, S., Deckersbach, T., Rauch, S.L., Pitman, R.K., & Orr, S.P. (2007). Physiologic responses to loud tones in individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychosomatic Medicine, 69, 166-172.

    2006

    Buhlmann, U., Deckersbach, T., Engelhard, I., Cook, L.M., Rauch, S., Kathmann, N., Wilhelm, S. & Savage, C.R. (2006). Cognitive Retraining for organizational impairment in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychiatry Research, 144, 109-116.

    Buhlmann, U., Etcoff, N.L., & Wilhelm, S. (2006). Emotion recognition bias for contempt and anger in body dysmorphic disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 40, 105-111.

    Buhlmann, U., Reese, H., Golan, E., & Wilhelm, S. (2006). Body dysmorphic disorder: Delusions of physical appearance. Current Psychosis and Therapeutic Reports, 4, 117-120.

    Deckersbach, T., Rauch, S.L., Buhlmann, U., & Wilhelm, S. (2006). Habit reversal versus supportive psychotherapy in Tourette's disorder: A randomized controlled trial and predictors of treatment response. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 44, 1079-1090.

    Rief, W., Buhlmann, U., Wilhelm, S., Borkenhagen, A., & Brähler, E. (2006). The prevalence of body dysmorphic disorder: A population-based survey. Psychological Medicine, 36, 877-886.

    2005

    Wilhelm, S., Steketee, G., Reilly-Harrington, N.A., Deckersbach, T., Buhlmann, U., & Baer, L. (2005). Effectiveness of cognitive therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder: An open trial. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 19, 173-179.

    2004

    Buhlmann, U., & Wilhelm, S. (2004). Cognitive factors in body dysmorphic disorder. Psychiatric Annals, 34, 922-926.

    Buhlmann, U., McNally, R.J., Etcoff, N.L., Tuschen-Caffier, B., & Wilhelm, S. (2004). Emotion recognition deficits in body dysmorphic disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 38, 201-206.

    2003

    Wilhelm, S., Buhlmann, U., & McNally, R.J. (2003). Negative priming for threatening versus nonthreatening information in body dysmorphic disorder. Acta Neuropsychiatrica, 15, 180-183.

    2002

    Buhlmann, U., McNally, R.J., Wilhelm, S., & Florin, I. (2002). Selective processing of emotional information in body dysmorphic disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 16, 289-298.

    Buhlmann, U., Wilhelm, S., McNally, R.J., Tuschen-Caffier, B., Baer, L., & Jenike, M.A. (2002). Interpretive biases for ambiguous information in body dysmorphic disorder. CNS Spectrums, 7, 435-443.

    2001

    McNally, R.J., Wilhelm S., Buhlmann, U., & Shin, L. (2001). Cognitive inhibition in obsessive-compulsive disorder: Application of a valence-based negative priming paradigm. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 29, 103-106.

    2000

    Deckersbach, T., Savage, C.R., Phillips, K.A., Wilhelm, S., Buhlmann, U., Rauch, S.L., Baer, L., & Jenike, M.A. (2000). Characteristics of memory dysfunction in body dysmorphic disorder. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 6, 673-681.


  • Preise

    Lehrpreis der Fachschaft Psychologie für die beste Vorlesung im Fach Psychologie im WiSe 13/14 (Vorlesung: "Störungsübergreifende Grundlagen der Klinischen Psychologie") - Fachschaft Psychologie
  • Publikationen

    Aufsätze (Zeitschriften)

    • Beucke JC, Sepulcre J, Buhlmann U, Kathmann N, Moody T, Feusner JD. (). Degree connectivity in body dysmorphic disorder and relationships with obsessive and compulsive symptoms. Neuropsychopharmacology, 26, 1657. doi: 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2016.04.011.
    • Hübner C, Wiesendahl W, Kleinstäuber M, Stangier U, Kathmann N, Buhlmann U. (). Facial discrimination in body dysmorphic, obsessive-compulsive, and social anxiety disorders. Psychiatry Research, 28(236), 105. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2015.12.024..
    • Nohr L, Steinhäuser T, Lorenzo Ruiz A, Sandoval Ferrer JE, von Lersner U. (). Causal attribution for mental illness in Cuba: A qualitative analysis. Transcultural Psychiatry, null. [Eingereicht]
    • Buhlmann U., Wacker R., Dziobek I. (). Inferring other people's states of mind: Comparison across social anxiety, body dysmorphic, and obsessive-compulsive disorders. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 34, 107-113. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2015.06.003.
    • Buhlmann U, Glaesmer H, Mewes R, Fama JM, Wilhelm S, Brähler E, Rief W. (). Updates on the Prevalence of Body Dysmorphic Disorder: A Population-Based Survey. FOCUS, 13(2), 252. doi: 10.1176/appi.focus.130217.
    • Hübner C., Wiesendahl W., Kleinstäuber M., Stangier U., Kathmann N., Buhlmann U. (). Facial discrimination in body dysmorphic, obsessive-compulsive and social anxiety disorders. Psychiatry Research, 236, 105-111. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2015.12.024. [Im Druck]
    • Endrass T, Riesel A, Kathmann N, Buhlmann, U. (). Performance Monitoring in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Social Anxiety Disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 123(4), 705-714. doi: 10.1037/abn0000012.
    • Buhlmann, U. (). The German version of the Brown Assessment of Beliefs Scale (BABS). Development and evaluation of its psychometric properties. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 55(8). doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2014.07.011.
    • Wilhelm S, Phillips KA, Didie E, Buhlmann U, Greenberg JL, Fama JM, Keshaviah A, Steketee G. (). Modular cognitive-behavioral therapy for body dysmorphic disorder: a randomized controlled trial. Behavior therapy, 45(3), 314-327. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2013.12.007.
    • Buhlmann U, Rupf L, Gleiss MJ, Zschenderlein K, Kathmann N. (). Seeing "changes" that aren't there: Facial and object discrimination in body dysmorphic disorder. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 55(3), 468-474. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2013.09.011.
    • Clerkin EM, Teachman BA, Smith AR, Buhlmann U. (). Specificity of Implicit-Shame Associations Comparison Across Body Dysmorphic, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Social Anxiety Disorders. Clinical Psychological Science, 2(5). doi: 10.1177/2167702614524944.
    • Buhlmann U, Endrass T. (). Zwangsspektrumsstörungen. Zeitschrift für Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 61(3). doi: 10.1024/1661-4747/a000152.
    • Buhlmann U, Heinrichs N, Martin A, Tuschen-Caffier B. (). Psychopathologie und Psychotherapie der körperdysmorphen Störung. Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 42(3), 151-152. doi: 10.1026/1616-3443/a000209.
    • Buhlmann U, Winter A, Kathmann N. (). Emotion Recognition in Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Application of the Reading the Mind in the Eyes Task. Body Image, 10(2), 247-250. doi: 10.1016/j.bodyim.2012.12.001.
    • Buhlmann U, Martin A, Tuschen-Caffier B, Heinrichs N. (). Die körperdysmorphe Störung. Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 42(3), 153-162. doi: 10.1026/1616-3443/a000210.
    • Winter A, Buhlmann U. (). Spieglein, Spieglein an der Wand… Klinische Charakteristika der körperdysmorphen Störung. Zeitschrift für Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 61(3), 167–174. doi: 10.1024/1661-4747/a000155.

    Kurzbeiträge (Poster)

    • Schulte J, Wilhelm S, Buhlmann U. () Appearance-related preoccupation increases body dysmorphic belief conviction and associated distress in students - An experimental study. In 23rd Annual OCD Conference, Chicago, USA.
    • Seidemann J, Fantuzzi M, Barenbrügge J, Buhlmann U. () Validierung des Fragebogens körperdysmorpher Symptome (FKS) im ambulanten klinischen Setting. In 34. Symposium der Fachgruppe für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs), Bielefeld, Deutschland.
    • Schulte J, Buhlmann U. () Behandlungssituation und -barrieren von Betroffenen mit einer Körperdysmorphen Störung - Ergebnisse eines internetbasierten Selbsttests. In 33. Symposium der Fachgruppe Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie der DGPs, Bielefeld, Deutschland.
    • Nohr L, Barenbrügge J, Buhlmann U. () Aktuelle Belastung, Stigma und Hilfesuchverhalten der lateinamerikanischen Bevölkerung in Deutschland – Ein Überblick. In 34. Symposium der Fachgruppe Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie der DGPs, Bielefeld, Deutschland.
    • Dietel FA, Heitmann A, Suliman Y, Buhlmann U. () Hardly there or hard to find? - Selective attention for emotional faces: a comparison across body dysmorphic, obsessive- compulsive, and social anxiety disorder. In 22nd Annual OCD Conference der IOCDF, Boston, MA, USA.
    • Dietel FA, Buhlmann U. () Die transdiagnostische Relevanz umschriebener aussehensbezogener Sorgen, Belastung und Suizidalität: Ergebnisse eines Online-Screenings. In 9. Workshopkongress der Fachgruppe Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie der DGPs, Dresden, Deutschland.
    • Möllmann A, Hunger A, Buhlmann U. () Körperdysmorphe Symptome und assoziierte kognitive Merkmale bei Jugendlichen zwischen 15 und 21 Jahren. In 9. Workshopkongress der Fachgruppe Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie der DGPs, Dresden, Deutschland.
    • Dietel FA, Gebauer U, Rief W, Buhlmann U. () Body dysmorphic disorder and body image concerns in the Western world: a cross-cultural comparison of features and treatment aspects. In 5th congress on Transcultural Psychosomatics, Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Marburg, Deutschland.
    • Möllmann A, Wendlandt M, Hunger A, Buhlmann U. () Body dysmorphic symptoms and related cognitive features in adolescents between 15 and 21 years of age. In 22nd Annual OCD Conference der IOCDF, Boston, MA, USA.
    • Schulte J, Böhm K, Brodkorb E, Moritz S, Kathmann N, Buhlmann U. () Wahnhafte Überzeugungen bezüglich des Aussehens als Ergebnis voreiligen Schlussfolgerns? Eine Untersuchung des Jumping-to-Conclusions Bias bei Körperdysmorpher Störung. In 9. Workshopkongress der DGPs Fachgruppe Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, Dresden.
    • Schulte J, Körte J, Buhlmann U. () Treatment situation and treatment barriers among individuals with body dysmorphic disorder in Germany – Results of an internet-based self-test. In 22nd Annual OCD Conference der IOCDF, Boston, MA, USA.
    • Dusend C, Kleß A, De Lucia S, Buhlmann U. () Investigating the causal role of attention bias on anxiety and approach behavior in contamination concerns. In 22nd Annual OCD Conference der IOCDF, Boston, MA.
    • Dusend C, Kathmann N, Buhlmann U. () Wir sehen es (nicht) ein –Vergleich von wahnhaften Überzeugungen bei der körperdysmorphen Störung (BDD), Zwangsstörung (OCD) und sozialer Angststörung (SAD). In 9. Workshopkongress der DGPs Fachgruppe Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, Dresden.
    • Dietel F, Ertle A, Buhlmann U. () Breaking through the social mirror ?! – Modulation von Redeleistung, Stressreaktion und kognitivem Bias infolge eines Aufmerksamkeitsmodifikationstrainings bei subklinischer körperdysmorpher Störung. In 32. Symposium Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie der DGPs Fachgruppe Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, Braunschweig, Deutschland.
  • Vorträge

    • Dietel F, Möbius M, Steinbach L, Buhlmann U (): "Investigating the effects of an appearance-related one-session interpretation bias modification program on body image". 46th European Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Congress , Stockholm, Schweden, .