Campus am Neuen Palais
Haus 12, Raum 1.08a

Am Neuen Palais 10
14469 Potsdam

Work Areas

  • Predictors and Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder
  • Rumination as a cross-disorder vulnerability factor
  • Basic Psychological Need Theory in the Context of Health and Exercise

Functions

Scientific Assistant and Ph.D. Student at the University of Potsdam

Psychotherapist in training

 

Campus am Neuen Palais
Haus 12, Raum 1.08a

Am Neuen Palais 10
14469 Potsdam

Publications

Pietrek, A., Kliegl, R., Kangas, M., Abulah, K., Heinzel, S., Rapp, M., Ryan, R., Heissel, A. (2019). Basic Psychological Need Satisfaction and Frustration in the Psychopathology of Major Depressive Disorder. Manuscript in Preperation.

Heissel, A., Pietrek, A., Kliegl, R., Kangas, M., Abulah, K., Rapp, M., Ryan, R. (2019). Basic Psychological Need Frustration and Rumination: A Synthesis of Self Determination Theory and Response Styles Theory. Manuscript in Preperation.

Heissel, A., Pietrek, A., Schwefel, M., Abula, K., Wilbertz, G., Heinzel, S., Rapp, M. (2019). The STEP.De study – A Cluster Randomized Controlled Non-inferiority Trial of the Effectiveness and Cost-efficiency of Exercise Therapy for Depression in Health Services: Study Protocol. BMJ Open. Manuscript submitted.

Heissel, A., Pietrek, A., Rapp, M. A., Heinzel, S., & Williams, G. (2019). Perceived Health Care Climate of Older People Attending an Exercise Program: Validation of the German Short Version of the Health Care Climate Questionnaire. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 1(aop), 1-11.

Heissel, A., Pietrek, A., Flunger, B., Fydrich, T., Rapp, M. A., & Heinzel, S., Vansteenkiste, M. (2018). The Validation of the German Basic Psychological Need Satisfaction and Frustration Scale in the Context of Mental Health. European Journal of Health Psychology, 25(4), 119-132. doi:10.1027/2512-8442/a000017  

Heissel, A., Vesterling, A., White, S. A., Kallies, G., Behr, D., Arafat, A. M., Reischies, F. M., Heinzel, S., & Budde, H. (2015). Feasibility of an exercise program for older depressive inpatients: A pilot study. GeroPsych: The Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry, 28(4), 163-171.

 

Scientific Posters

Heissel, A., Vesterling, A., Heinzel, S., & Rapp, M.A. (2017). Sind körperlich aktive Ältere weniger depressiv? Poster presented in the XIII. DGGPP-Kongress in Essen, May.

Heissel, A., Schwefel, M., Terán, C., Kallies, G., Vesterling, A., Rapp, M.A., & Heinzel, S. (2015). Sporttherapie und Psychotherapie - eine Evaluationsstudie mit Depressionspatienten (SPeED). Poster presented on the Symposium “Bewegung und Ernährung” of the scientific initiation “Gesundheitswissenschaften”, Potsdam, July.