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[Translate to English:] Portrait von Prof. Dr. med. univ. Franz Resch

Prof. Dr. med. univ. Franz Resch

Medical Director (Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)
Research Group Leader (AG Schizophrenie im Jugendalter)
Deputy section head (Section Experimental Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)

Chair of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


Medical/Professional background

since 1993

Medical Director, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Center for Psychosocial Medicine

Chair for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Specialist for Psychotherapeutic Medicine, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics (Austria)

2009 – 2011

Deputy Director at the Center for Psychosocial Medicine (ZPM), Heidelberg University Hospital

2007

Co-initiator of the Transregio Competence Center Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Heidelberg-Mannheim-Ulm

2004 – 2014

Dean of Studies of the Medical Faculty Heidelberg

1999 – 2003

Member of the Heidelberg Ethics Committee

 

1996 – 1998

Member of the Research Commission of the Medical Faculty Heidelberg

 

since 1993

Chair of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Heidelberg

Admission Consultant of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Admission Consultant of Psychiatry

1991

Individual Psychologist/Psychotherapist, Alfred-Adler-Institute, Vienna

1990

Specialist in Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry, University of Vienna

1986

Specialist in Psychiatry and Neurology, University of Vienna

1979 – 1986

Physician in various Departments of the General Hospital at the University Hospital Vienna

Scientific background

1991

Habilitation, "Therapy of Adolescent Psychoses", University of Vienna, Austria, Authorization to teach as University Lecturer in Psychiatry and Neurology of Childhood and Adolescence, University of Vienna, Austria.

1978

Doctorate sub auspiciis präsidentis rei publicae to Dr. med. univ.

1972 – 1978

Study of medicine, University of Vienna, Austria

Commendations

2014

Award of the Faculty Medal, Faculty of Medicine Heidelberg University

2. October 2011

Carlsson Wedemeyer Sponsorship Award of the Depression Aid Foundation

13. November 1985

Theodor Billroth Award of the Austrian Medical Association as a collaborator of the paper: "Abnormal findings of the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis in endogenous-psychotic patients"

15. January 1979

Honorary and Promotion Award of the Austrian Medical Association

Professional memberships

Austrian Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics, and Psychotherapy (since 2017)

European Psychiatric Association (EPA)

International Psychosis Association

International Society for Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology (ISAPP)

European Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (ESCAP)

German Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (DGKJP)

German Society for Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy, Psychosomatics and Depth Psychology (DGPT)

Offices and posts held

2008 – 2013

Vice-Chairman of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists Section of the European Psychiatric Association

2011 – 2013

Member of the Advisory Board of the Independent Commissioner of the German Federal Government (UBSKM) for prevention of child abuse (UBSKM)

2012 – 2013

Member of the Presidium of the Academy for University Medicine of the German Medical Faculty Association

2008 – 2013

Member of the Expert Committee at the Institute for Medical and Pharmaceutical Examination Questions for Neurology (IMPP)

2001 – 2003

President of the German Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

1999 – 2013

President of the German League for the Child in Family and Society, Berlin

Main scientific interests

Developmental psychopathology of childhood and adolescence

Clinical research of emotion and stress regulation

Adolescence and risk behaviors

Self-injurious behavior and suicidality

Trauma and personality development

Early detection of psychosis/schizophrenia research

Research Projects

Publications

More than 500 papers in the fields of child and adolescent psychiatry, psychiatry, neurology and internal medicine

Editor of several textbooks on psychiatry and psychotherapy of childhood and adolescence

Responsible co-editor of the journal "Praxis der Kinderpsychologie und Kinderpsychiatrie"

Editor of the book series Psychodynamik kompakt (Vadenhoeck & Ruprecht publishing group) in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Inge Seiffge-Krenke

Scientific advisory board:

  •     "Zeitschrift für Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie und -psychotherapie" (Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy)
  •     "Neuropsychiatry"
  •     "Mental Health and Prevention

Publication selection

 

Engagement

Heidelberg Network for Children and Adolescents in Cooperation with the Health Department

Jugendamt und Pädagogischer Hochschule Heidelberg

Member of the Youth Welfare Committee of the City of Heidelberg