von Steinbüchel-Rheinwall, Nicole, Prof. Dr.

Professor, Director of the Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology

  • 2005 Director of the Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, Georg August University of Göttingen
  • since 2004 editor of the series „Psychomed Compact“, UTB textbooks series
  • 2004-2005 Member of the board and vice-treasurer of the Academia Multidisciplinaria Neurotraumatologica
  • 2004 Director of the Department of Medical Psychology, Georg August University of Göttingen
  • 2001-2005 Member of the board of the Swiss Society of Psychology
  • 2001 Associate Professor of Gerontopsychology at Geneva University and Head of the Department of Neurogerontopsychology at the Unit of Psychogeriatrics at Geneva University Hospital
  • 1999 Professor of the Dorothea-Erxleben Foundation, Magdeburg University
  • since 1998 editorship of the section „Quality of life and disease coping“of the „Zeitschrift für Medizinische Psychologie“
  • 1998-2002 Vice-chairperson of the German Society of Medical Psychology
  • 1993 Professor of Medical Psychology, Institute of Medical Psychology (IMP), Munich University (LMU)

  • Major Research Interests

    Medical Psychology
    • Cross-cultural Outcome
    • Cognitive Neuroscience
    • Neuropsychology
    • Quality and communication improvement in medicine

    Medical Sociology
    • Assessment of the Consequences of Technology in Medicine
    • Professionalisation

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    Selected Recent Publications

  • Bruggimann L, Annoni JM, Staub F, v. Steinbüchel N, van der Linden M, Bogousslavsky J (2006) Chronic posttraumatic stress symptoms after nonsevere stroke. Neurology 66(4), 513-516
  • v Steinbüchel N, Lischetzke T, Gurny M, Eid M (2006) Assessing quality of life in older people: Psychometric properties of the WHOQOL-BREF. European Journal of Ageing 3, 116-122
  • v Steinbüchel N, Petersen C, Bullinger M, and the QOLIBRI Group (2005) Assessment of health-related quality of life in persons after traumatic brain injury – development of the Qolibri, a specific measure. Acta Neurochirurgica 93, 43-49
  • v Steinbüchel N, Richter S, Morawetz C, Riemsma R (2005) Assessment of subjective health and health-related quality of life in persons with acquired or degenerative brain injury. Current Opinion in Neurology 18, 681-691
  • Wittmann M, Burtscher A, Freis W, von Steinbüchel N (2004) Effects of brain-lesion size and location on temporal-order judgement. Neuroreport, 15 (15): 2401-2405
  • Kagerer F, Wittmann M, Szelag E, v. Steinbüchel N (2002) Cortical involvement in temporal reproduction: Evidence for differential roles of the hemispheres. Neuropsychologia 40 (3), 357-66
  • Wittmann M, v. Steinbüchel N, Szelag E (2001) Hemispheric specialisation for self-paced motor sequences. Cognitive Brain Research 10 (3), 341-344
  • Lotze M, Wittmann M, v. Steinbüchel N, Pöppel E, Roenneberg T (1999) Daily rhythm of temporal resolution in the auditory system. Cortex. 35, 89-100
  • v Steinbüchel N (1998) Temporal ranges of central nervous processing - clinical evidence. Exp. Brain Research 123, 220-223