Nachfolgend finden Sie eine Auswahl der Publikationen der Arbeitsgruppe Forschungsmethoden und Evaluation aus den letzten Jahren. Weitere Informationen finden Sie auf den Seiten der einzelnen Mitglieder. 


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  • Psychological Science Accelerator Self-Determination Theory Collaboration (in press). A global experiment on motivating social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

  • Brown, E. C., Eisenberg, N., Hawkins, J. D., Oesterle, S., Toumbourou, J. W., Catalano, R.F., Herrenkohl, T. I.,  Pérez-Gómez, A., Mejía-Trujillo, J., Briney, J. S., Reyes, M. F.; Macias, F. C., Frisch, J. U., Reder, M., Groeger-Roth, F., Soellner, R., Beyers, J. M., & Van Horn, M. L. (subm.). Risk Factors for Youth Alcohol and Drug Use: Cross-National Measurement Equivalency Among Australia, Colombia, Germany, and the United States.


  • Loy, J. K., Seitz N., Bye E. K., Dietze, P., Kilian C., Manthey, J., Raitasalo K., Soellner R., Törrönen J., Trolldal B., Kraus L. (2021). Changes in alcoholic beverage choice and risky drinking among adolescents in Europe 1999-2019. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. doi.org10.3390/ijerph182010933
  • Loy, J. K., Seitz N., Bye, E. K., Raitasalo, K., Soellner, R., Törrören, J., Kraus, L. (2021). Trends in alcohol consumption among adolescents in Europe: do changes occur in concert? Drug and alcohol dependence, 228, 109020.
  • Runge, R. A., Glaesmer, H., Schmitz, J., & Nesterko, Y. (2021). Mental Health in Children of Immigrants in Germany: The Role of Socio-Demographic and Immigration-Related Characteristics. Journal of Child and Family Studies
  • Röding, D., Soellner, R., Reder, M., Birgel, V., Kleiner, C., Stolz, M., Groeger-Roth, F., Krauth, C., Walter, U. (2021). Study Protocol: A Non-Randomised Community Trial to Evaluate the Effectiveness of the Communities That Care Prevention System in Germany. BMC Public Health.


  • Hofheinz, C., Reder, M., & Michalak, J. (2020). How specific is cognitive change? A randomized controlled trial comparing brief cognitive and mindfulness interventions for depression. Psychotherapy Research, 30(5), 675-691.
  • Kaucher, S., Khil, L., Kajüter, H., Becher, H., Reder, M., Kolip, P., Berens, E.-M. (2020). Breast cancer incidence and mammography screening among resettlers in Germany. BMC Public Health, 20, 417.
  • Mojzisch, A., Frisch, J.U., Doehne, M., Reder, M., & Häusser, J. (2020). Interactive effects of social network centrality and social identification on stress. British Journal of Psychology.
  • Ostendorf, A. L., Schlüter, H., & Hackländer, R. P. (2020). Sounds in the classroom: Auditory context-dependent memory in school-aged children. Open Psychology2(1).


  • Jonas, B., Leuschner, F., Eiling, A., Schoelen, C., Soellner, R. & Tossmann, P. (2019). Web-Based Intervention and Email-Counseling for Problem Gamblers. Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of gambling studies.
  • Meichsner, F., Töpfer, N. F., Reder, M., Soellner, R., & Wilz, G. (2019). Telephone-based Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention Improves Dementia Caregivers’ Quality of Life. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias.
  • Reder, M., Soellner, R., & Kolip, P. (2019). Do Women with High eHealth Literacy Profit More from a Decision Aid on Mammography Screening? Testing the Moderation Effect of the eHEALS in a Randomized Controlled Trial. Frontiers in Public Health, 7, 1-11. doi.org10.3389/fpubh.2019.00046
  • Runge, R. A., & Soellner, R. (2019). Measuring children’s emotional and behavioural problems: are SDQ parent reports from native and immigrant parents comparable? Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 13(1), 46. doi.org10.1186/s13034-019-0306-z
  • Runge, R., & Soellner, R. (2019). Psychische Gesundheit und Substanzkonsum Jugendlicher im Zeitverlauf. Public Health Forum, 27(4), 273–278. doi.org10.1515/pubhef-2019-0079


  • Fiedler, S., Pfaff, H., Soellner, R., & Pförtner, T.-K. (2018). Exploring the association between health literacy and psychological well-being among industry managers in Germany. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 60(8), 743-753.
  • Hofheinz, C., & Soellner, R. (2018). Belastungserleben Angehöriger von Suchterkrankten - Welche Rolle spielen Beziehungsstatus und Konsummittel? Sucht, 64(2), 75-83. doi.org10.1024/0939-5911/a000531
  • Schwendemann, H. E., Frisch, J. U., Reder, M., Mößle, T., Soellner, R., & Bitzer, E.-M. (2018). The Communities That Care (CTC) Family Attachment Scale: Measurement Invariance Across Family Structures. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 76(2), 1440-1448. .
  • Wilz, G., Weise, L., Reiter, C., Reder, M., Machmer, A., & Soellner, R. (2018). Intervention Helps Family Caregivers of People With Dementia Attain Own Therapy Goals. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias, 33(5), 301-308. doi.org10.1177/1533317518769475   


  • Bräker, A. B., & Soellner, R. (2017). Is Drinking Contagious? An Analysis of the Collectivity of Drinking Behavior Theory Within a Multilevel Framework. Alcohol and alcoholism, 52(6), 692–698.

  • Gomes de Matos, E., Kraus, L., Hannemann, T.-V., Soellner, R., & Piontek, D. (2017). Cross-cultural variation in the association between family's socioeconomic status and adolescent alcohol use. Drug and alcohol review, 36(6), 797–804.
  • Reder, M. & Kolip, P. (2017). Does a decision aid improve informed choice in mammography screening? Results from a randomised controlled trial. PLoS ONE, 12(12), e0189148. doi.org10.1371/journal.pone.0189148
  • Soellner, R., & Hofheinz, C. (2017). Resilienzfaktoren bei Angehörigen von Menschen mit problematischem Substanzkonsum. Suchttherapie, 18(04), 177–183.
  • Soellner, R., Lenartz, N., & Rudinger, G. (2017). Concept mapping as an approach for expert-guided model building: The example of health literacy. [Special Issue: Concept Mapping at 25: Development, Applications, and Future Directions.] Evaluation & Program Planning, 60, 245-253.
  • Strupf, M., Gomes de Matos, E., Soellner, R., Kraus, L., & Piontek, D. (2017). Trinkverhalten von Personen verschiedener Herkunftsregionen in Deutschland: Ein Vergleich mit Personen ohne Migrationshintergrund. Suchttherapie, 18, 90-97.
  • Wilz, G., Reder, M., Meichsner, F., & Soellner, R. (2017). The Tele.TAnDem intervention: Telephone-based CBT for family caregivers of people with dementia. A Randomized Controlled Trial. The Gerontologist, 58(2), e118-e129.




  • Soellner, R. (2018). Health literacy - a concept map. In A-K. Meyer (Hrsg.), Health literacy across the life span (S.21-37). Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers.
  • Soellner, R. & Rudinger, G. (2018). Gesundheitskompetenz. In C.-W. Kohlmann, C. Salewski & M. Wirtz (Hrsg.), Psychologie in der Gesundheitsförderung. (S.59-71). Göttingen: Hogrefe.