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German Prize of Psychology 2013 awarded to Prof. dr. Anke Ehlers

10 Oct 2013

Prof. dr. Ehlers received the award for her research on 'Effective Treatments for people that experienced the fear of death’

News - German Prize of Psychology 2013 awarded to Prof. dr. Anke Ehlers

The Professional Association of German psychologists (BDP), the Federal Chamber of Psychotherapists (BPtK), the Christoph-Dornier-Stiftung (CDS) and the German Society of Psychology (DGPs) recognize outstanding achievements for psychological research, which is characterized by high practical significance with this prize.

The German Psychology Prize is endowed with 20.000 € and has been awarded to Prof. dr. Anke Ehlers, on 7 October 2013 in the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences for her research on 'Effective Treatments for people that experienced the fear of death’.

Prof. Dr. Anke Ehlers explored the consequences of psychological shock conditions that do not pass for a long time. The Oxford Professor of experimental psychopathology is one of the most renowned explorers of the formation and treatment of PTSD.

More on Prof. Dr. Anke Ehlers: www.bdp-verband.de/bdp/presse/2013/10_portraet.pdf

Interview with Prof. Dr. Anke Ehlers: www.bdp-verband.de/bdp/presse/2013/10_interview.pdf

Press release in German:www.bdp-verband.de/bdp/presse/2013/10_BDP_Pressemitteilung.pdf

 

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