Karoline Schneider holds a degree in Medicine (Dr. med.) and Psychology (Dipl. Psych.) from the University of Freiburg in Germany. For her dissertation she investigated the connection between Schemata in Schema Therapy and interpersonal problems. For her diploma in Psychology she worked on emotion regulation in bulimia. Her current research activity focuses on inflammation markers and negative symptoms in psychotic disorders. She is a resident at the specialized ward for early psychosis at the Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich.