Dr. Eva Elisa Schneider

Curriculum Vitae | Publications | Posters | Research interests | Methods and Workshops

Curriculum Vitae

06/2020 PhD in Clinical Psychology, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Thesis: Perceived Stress in Healthy and Clinical Individuals
09/2019 Licensed Psychotherapist for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Since 10/2015 PhD student, Department for Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology,
Psychological Institute, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
04/2013 – 04/2015 M. Sc. in clinical psychology, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Master thesis: A penny for your thoughts – how training in emotion regulation alters stress and rumination
10/2009 – 09/2012 B. Sc. in psychology, Georg-August-University Goettingen
Bachelor thesis: The ratio bias and its modulation by using icon arrays



Schneider, E. E., Schönfelder, S., Domke-Wolf, M., & Wessa, M. (2020). Measuring stress in clinical and nonclinical subjects using a German adaptation of the Perceived Stress Scale. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 20 (2), 173-181. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijchp.2020.03.004

Schneider, E. E. (2017). Bipolare Störungen: Welche Form der adjuvanten Psychotherapie hilft nachhaltig? InFo Neurologie & Psychiatrie, 19, 21-22.

Schönfelder, S., Langer, J., Schneider, E. E., & Wessa, M. (2017). Mania risk is characterized by an aberrant optimistic update bias for positive life events. Journal of Affective Disorders, 218, 313-321. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2017.04.073



Schneider, E. E., Kaurin, A., Witthöft, M., Bräscher, A.-K., & Wessa, M. (2019, Juli). Transdiagnostic Trajectories of Perceived Stress in CBT. Poster at the 9th World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Berlin, D.

Lois, G., Schneider, E. E., Kaurin, A., & Wessa (2019). Neural basis of ambiguous unfairness in Bipolar Disorder: an fMRI study using the Ultimatum Game. Poster at the 45. annual meeting “Psychologie und Gehirn”, Dresden, D.

Schneider, E. E. (2018, September). Possibilities and Limits of new Classification Systems. In A. Reif (Chair): Research News. Talk at the 18th annual conference of the German Society for Bipolar Disorders (DGBS), Hamburg, D.

Schneider, E. E., Engel, A., Reif, A., Lieb, K., Kittel-Schneider, S., Kopf, J., & Wessa, M. (2017, October). Rhine-Main-Network for Bipolar Disorders. Poster at the 17th World Congress of Psychiatry, Berlin, D.
Schneider, E. E. (2017, September). Introducing the Rhine-Main-Network for Bipolar Disorders: Interlocking treatment and research on bipolar disorder. In A. Reif (Chair): Research News. Talk at the 17th annual conference of the German Society for Bipolar Disorders (DGBS), Munich, D.
Schneider, E. E., Schönfelder, S., Wolf, M., & Wessa, M. (2017, September). Same same but different: Subjective stress report is not associated with an objective measure of stress Poster at the 40th annual meeting of the International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology (ISPNE), Zurich, CH.
Schneider, E. E., Schönfelder, S., Wolf, M., & Wessa, M. (2017, May). Sick and stressed out? Validation, psychometric properties and group differences of a German Version of the Perceived Stress Scale in both healthy and clinical samples [Original: Krank und gestresst? Subjektiv erlebter Stress in gesunden und klinischen Populationen: Validierung, Eigenschaften und Populationsunterschiede einer Deutschen Version der Perceived Stress Scale]. Poster at the 10th Conference of the Commission for Psychology and Psychotherapy (German Psychological Society; DGPs), Chemnitz, D.
Schneider, E. E., Schönfelder, S., Wolf, M., & Wessa, M. (2016, July). A self-report measure of global perceived stress: cross-validation in two large German samples and application in bipolar disorder. Poster at the 18th Annual Conference of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders, Amsterdam, NL.

Research interests

  • stress
  • emotion regulation
  • functional and structural neural connectivity in bipolar disorder

Methods and Workshops

  • behavioral data acquisition
  • scale development and evaluation
  • structural equation modelling
  • functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)
  • diffusion tensor imaging (DTI)
09/2017 Structural Equation Modelling using MPlus, Center for Research on Education and Higher Education, Mainz University
03/2017 Methods for designing and analyzing human MRI studies, University Medical Center Mainz
06/2016 Neurobs Presentation Course, Neuroimaging Center Mainz, University Medical Center Mainz
04/2016 Structural Equation Modelling using AMOS, graduate school of the human science faculty, Cologne University
03/2016 fMRT Springschool, Bender Institute of Neuroimaging, Gießen University
09/2014 Tutor training for academic writing, University center for quality management and development, Mainz University