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Department of Adult Psychiatry and Psychotherapy


Sports Psychiatry – Journal of Sports and Exercise Psychiatry


[Textbook in German] Claussen MC, Seifritz E, Hrsg. Lehrbuch der Sportpsychiatrie und -psychotherapie: Psychische Gesundheit und Erkrankungen im Leistungssport. Bern: Hogrefe; 2022. ISBN: 978-3-456-86001-5

Selected Publications

Claussen MC, Imboden C, Hemmeter UM, Iff S. Sports psychiatry: Discipline,areas of activity, collaboration,and training. Sports Psychiatry. 2022;1(3):90-99. DOI: 10.1024/2674-0052/a000022

Karrer Y, Fröhlich S, Iff S, Spörri J, Scherr J, Seifritz E, Quednow BB, Claussen MC. Training load, sports performance, physical and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic: A prospective cohort of Swiss elite athletes. PLoS ONE. 2022;17(12): e0278203.DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0278203

Breckwoldt T, Fröhlich S, Iff S, Bitar R, Spörri J, Scherr J, Seifritz E, Quednow BB, Claussen MC. A stabilizing factor? – Video gaming among elite athletes during the first lockdown of the COVID-19 pandemic. Front. Psychol. 2022;13:880313. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.880313

Pichler EM, Ewers S, Ajdacic-Gross V, Deutschmann M, Exner J, Kawohl W, Seifritz E, Claussen MC. Athletes are not at greater risk for death by suicide: A review. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2023;33(5):569-585. DOI: 10.1111/sms.14316

Schmidt RE, Schneeberger AR, Claussen MC. Interpersonal violence against athletes. Sports Psychiatry. 2023;1(2):78-84. DOI: 10.1024/2674-0052/a000014

Claussen MC, Imboden C, Raas MI, Hemmeter U, Seifritz E, Gonzalez Hofmann C. Sports Psychiatry in Competitive Sports. Praxis. 2022;111(4):1-6. d DOI: 10.1024/1661-8157/a003849

Karrer Y, Halioua R, Mötteli S, Iff S, Seifritz E, Jäger M, Claussen MC. Disordered eating and eating disorders in male elite athletes: a scoping review. BMJ Open Sport Exerc Med. 2020;6(1):e000801. DOI: 10.1136/bmjsem-2020-000801

Halioua R, Wyssen A, Iff S, Karrer Y, Seifritz E, Quednow BB, Claussen MC. Association between muscle dysmorphia psychopathology and binge eating in a large at-risk cohort of men and women. J Eat Disord. 2022;10(1):109. doi: DOI: 10.1186/s40337-022-00632-8

Diethelm D, Ege G, Claussen MC. The criminal liability of healthcare professionals treating anabolic steroid users under the SpoPA. In: Ege G, Hangartner S, Schwarzenegger C, Takayama K, editors. Legal Responses to Doping. Baden-Baden: Nomos; 2023. p. 109-131. ISBN: 978-3-7560-0661-8

Gonzalez Hofmann C, Claussen MC. The Three-Level Curriculum Sports Psychiatry and an Evaluation of the First Course “Basic Health Care in Sports Psychiatry”. Praxis. 2022;111(4):180-184. DOI: 10.1024/1661-8157/a003845

Complete list of publications

In preparation.