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Anne Krause-Utz

Assistant professor

Dr. A.D. Krause-Utz
+31 71 527 6639

Annegret Krause-Utz obtained her Diploma in Psychology at Mannheim University (Germany) in 2007. Afterwards, she worked as a (post)doctoral researcher at the Central Institute of Mental Health (Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy) in Mannheim. In February 2014, she obtained her PhD degree (summa cum laude) at the Medical Faculty of Heidelberg University and became head of the Research Group ‘Stress and Cognition’ at the Central Institute. She has been trained in Behavioural Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and worked with patients with different disorders (mainly trauma-related disorders and personality disorders). In 2017, she completed an extra PhD program at Leiden University. Currently, she works as an Assistant Professor and is coordinator of the Internal Practical Internship (IPI).

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Her research interests are the impact of stress on cognitive functioning (e.g. selective attention, stress-related dissociation, cognitive impulsivity) in trauma-related disorders, focusing mainly on Borderline Personality Disorder and complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Her research combines behavioral, neuropsychological, and psychophysiological methods, as well as neuroimaging (functional magnetic resonance imaging).



  • PhD stipend within the Collaborative Research Grant SFB 636: Learning, Memory and Brain Plasticity: Implications for Psychopathology (Research Grant of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG, 2009-2011)

  • Travel grant of the Deutsche Akademische Austauschdienst (DAAD) to the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS, Miami, Florida, invited talk, 2014)


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PhD candidates

Supervision of PhD candidates (ongoing projects at the Central Institute in Mannheim):

  • Sylvia Cackowski (MA Psychology): Anger and Aggression in Borderline Personality Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – does stress matter?
  • Julia-Caroline Walther (MA Psychology): The effect of an Emotional Working Memory Training on emotion regulation capacities in Borderline Personality Disorder



Prof. Bernet M. Elzinga (Leiden), Prof. Dr. Christian Schmahl (Mannheim)

CV Anne Krause-Utz

Assistant professor

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Psychologie
  • Klinische Psychologie

Work address

Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 2B49



  • Central Institute of Mental Health Visiting researcher, collaborator
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