Biological correlates of empathy in psychotic disorders - correlates of social cognition in patients with psychoses and healthy controls; longitudinal study of functional and structural correlates of social cognition in the course of modified psychodynamic psychotherapy vs. standard treatment (MPP-S-study) in patients with non-affective psychoses (fMRT; cooperation with Dr. Torsten Wüstenberg)
Parameters of psychotherapeutic process vs. outcome (MPP-S-study): role of specific interventions, use of metaphor and no-literal speech, therapist adherence.
Evaluation of a 'model project of psychiatric care' (Modellprojektes gem. §64b SGB V) to implement flexible hometreatment for patients with severe mental disorders
Spirituality and religiosity in psychotic patients (Lasse Brandt, in cooperation with Vivantes-clinics Neukölln and Spandau)
"Insight": recognition of psychopathological symptoms in others, insight and social cognition in patients with non-affective psychoses, psychiatric professionals and healthy individuals (cooperation with Dr. Martin Voss)