PD Dr. Jürgen Barth
born 1968, Schwäbisch-Gmünd, Germany
married to Corina Güthlin since 1999
son Aaron, born 1994
|Home address:||Tscharnerstrasse 45
Mobil: +41 (0)76 3244 698
|Work address:||UniversityHospital Zurich
Institute for Complementary and Integrative Medicine
Phone: +41 (0)44 255 33 54; Telefax: +41 (0)44 255 43 94
Director of Research University Hospital Zürich, Switzerland, Institute for Complementary and Integrative Medicine (Director Prof. Dr. C. Witt, MBA).
|· Health Psychology: Resources for health. Risk perception and fear appeals. Psychosocial consequences of new medical technologies and social acceptance. Health behaviour and behaviour change.
· Clinical Psychology: Mental distress after trauma, accidents and medical illness. Short-term psychotherapy for persons with medical illness (CHD, HIV). Non pharmacological interventions. Quality of life and well-being of disabled persons.
· Research methodology: Assessment. Systematic reviews and meta-analysis. Narrative reviews.
|1993||Dipl. Psych. (Diploma in Psychology)
Universities of Eichstätt and Freiburg
|1999||Dr. phil. Clinical Psychology
University of Freiburg
Tobacco prevention trough fear: the effect of fear appeals in adolescents
|1999||Graduation as Psychotherapist (Approbation)|
|2006||Habilitation in Psychology
Title “Psychosocial aspects in coronary heart disease: impact on aetiology, prognosis and treatment” (University Freiburg)
|2012||Habilitation Psychosocial Medicine and Psychotherapy
|2012||Certificate of Advanced Studies Research Management (University Bern)|
|1987 – 1993||Studies in Psychology (Diplom) at the Universities of Eichstätt and Freiburg|
|1991 – 1993||Studies in Law, University Freiburg|
|1993-1997||Research associate at the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology, University of Freiburg, Germany
|1999-10/2005||Assistant Professor at the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology, University of Freiburg, Germany
|1999-10/2006||Head of the section “Psychosocial Rehabilitation” at the outpatient clinic of the Institute of Psychology, University of Freiburg, Germany
|10/2005 – 9/2006||Chair (ad interim) of the Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy University of Freiburg, Germany
|10/2006 – 12/2013||Senior Researcher Division of Social and Behavioral Health Research, University of Bern, Switzerland. Head Research Group Mental Health.
|Since 1/2014||Director of Research Institute for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland|
|Total funding about 3.9 Mio CHF (1.9 Mio CHF as PI). Funders: Swiss National Science Foundation (CH), Bundesministerium für Forschung und Technologie (D), Bundeszentrale für Gesundheitliche Aufklärung (D), Bundesamt für Gesundheit (CH), Swiss Cancer League (CH), Rheumaliga Schweiz (CH), Optimus Foundation (CH).|