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Prof. Dr. med. Dr. phil. Michael Rapp


Campus am Neuen Palais
Haus 12, Raum 1.08

Am Neuen Palais 10
14469 Potsdam


Im Semester:
Montag 13.00-14.00 Uhr
Vorige Anmeldung per Email erforderlich!

Prof. Dr. med. Dr. phil. Michael Rapp

Sprechzeit im Semester:
Montags 13.00-14.00 Uhr
Anmeldung per Email erforderlich!



Prof. Dr. med. Dr. phil. Michael Rapp


Campus am Neuen Palais
Haus 12, Raum 1.08

Am Neuen Palais 10
14469 Potsdam


Im Semester:
Montag 13.00-14.00 Uhr
Vorige Anmeldung per Email erforderlich!

Publikationen (Auswahl)


Gellert, P., Häusler, A., Suhr, R., Gholami, M., Rapp, M., Kuhlmey, A., & Nordheim, J. (2018). Testing the stress-buffering hypothesis of social support in couples coping with early-stage dementia. PloS One, 13(1), e0189849. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0189849

Schad, D. J., Garbusow, M., Friedel, E., Sommer, C., Sebold, M., Hägele, C., … Rapp, M. A. (2018). Neural correlates of instrumental responding in the context of alcohol-related cues index disorder severity and relapse risk. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00406-017-0860-4

Deeken, F., Häusler, A., Nordheim, J., Rapp, M., Knoll, N., & Rieckmann, N. (2018). Psychometric properties of the Perceived Stress Scale in a sample of German dementia patients and their caregivers. International Psychogeriatrics30(1), 39–47. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1041610217001387



Gruebner, O., A. Rapp, M., Adli, M., Kluge, U., Galea, S., & Heinz, A. (2017). Cities and Mental Health. Deutsches Ärzteblatt International, 114(8), 121–127. https://doi.org/10.3238/arztebl.2017.0121

Gutzmann, H., & Rapp, M. (2017). Systematik organisch-symptomatischer Störungen. In H. J. Möller, G. Laux, & H. P. Kapfhammer (Hrsg.), Psychiatrie, Psychosomatik, Psychotherapie (S. 1351–1364). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-49295-6_57

Heinzel, S., Lorenz, R. C., Duong, Q.-L., Rapp, M. A., & Deserno, L. (2017). Prefrontal-parietal effective connectivity during working memory in older adults. Neurobiology of Aging, 57, 18–27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2017.05.005

Heinzel, S., Rapp, M. A., Fydrich, T., Ströhle, A., Terán, C., Kallies, G., … Heissel, A. (2018). Neurobiological mechanisms of exercise and psychotherapy in depression: The SPeED study-Rationale, design, and methodological issues. Clinical Trials (London, England), 15(1), 53–64. https://doi.org/10.1177/1740774517729161

Rapp, M. A., Tschorn, M., Sebold, M., Garbusow, M., Smolka, M., & Heinz, A. (2017). Multivariate Prädiktion von Trinkverhalten: Das Ganze ist weniger als die Summe seiner Teile. In Suchttherapie (Bd. 18, S. S-11-04-11). Georg Thieme Verlag KG. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0037-1604546

Sebold, M., Nebe, S., Garbusow, M., Guggenmos, M., Schad, D. J., Beck, A., … Heinz, A. (2017). When Habits Are Dangerous: Alcohol Expectancies and Habitual Decision Making Predict Relapse in Alcohol Dependence. Biological Psychiatry, 82(11), 847–856. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2017.04.019

Stelzel, C., Schauenburg, G., Rapp, M. A., Heinzel, S., & Granacher, U. (2017). Age-Related Interference between the Selection of Input-Output Modality Mappings and Postural Control-a Pilot Study. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 613. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00613



Bauer, M., Banaschewski, T., Heinz, A., Kamp-Becker, I., Meyer-Lindenberg, A., Padberg, F.,. . . Wittchen, H. (2016). Das deutsche Forschungsnetz zu psychischen Erkrankungen. Der Nervenarzt, 87(9), 989–1010. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00115-016-0169-y 

Booker, A., Jacob, L. E. C., Rapp, M. A., Bohlken, J., & Kostev, K. (2016). Risk factors for dementia diagnosis in German primary care practices. International Psychogeriatrics, 28(07), 1059–1065. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1041610215002082 

Garbusow, M., Schad, D. J., Sebold, M., Friedel, E., Bernhardt, N., Koch, S. P.,. . . Heinz, A. (2016). Pavlovian-to-instrumental transfer effects in the nucleus accumbens relate to relapse in alcohol dependence. Addiction Biology, 21(3), 719–731. https://doi.org/10.1111/adb.12243 

Häusler, A., Sánchez, A., Gellert, P., Deeken, F., Rapp, M. A., & Nordheim, J. (2016). Perceived stress and quality of life in dementia patients and their caregiving spouses: Does dyadic coping matter? International Psychogeriatrics, 28(11), 1857–1866. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1041610216001046 

Heinz, A., Kluge, U., & Rapp, M. A. (2016). Heritability of living in deprived neighbourhoods. Translational Psychiatry, 6(11), e941. https://doi.org/10.1038/tp.2016.215 

Heinz, A., Voss, M., Lawrie, S. M., Mishara, A., Bauer, M., Gallinat, J.,. . . Galderisi, S. (2016). Shall we really say goodbye to first rank symptoms? European Psychiatry, 37, 8–13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpsy.2016.04.010 

Heinz, A., Beck, A., & Rapp, M. A. (2016). Alcohol as an Environmental Mortality Hazard. JAMA Psychiatry, 73(6), 549. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2016.0399 

Heinzel, S., Lorenz, R. C., Pelz, P., Heinz, A., Walter, H., Kathmann, N.,. . . Stelzel, C. (2016). Neural correlates of training and transfer effects in working memory in older adults. NeuroImage, 134, 236–249. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.03.068 

Konrad, M., Bohlken, J., Rapp, M. A., & Kostev, K. (2016). Depression risk in patients with heart failure in primary care practices in Germany. International Psychogeriatrics, 28(11), 1889–1894. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1041610216000867 

Liu, S., Schad, D. J., Kuschpel, M. S., Rapp, M. A., Heinz, A., & Allen, P. (2016). Music and Video Gaming during Breaks: Influence on Habitual versus Goal-Directed Decision Making. PLOS ONE, 11(3), e0150165. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0150165 

Sebold, M., Schad, D. J., Nebe, S., Garbusow, M., Jünger, E., Kroemer, N. B.,. . . Huys, Q. J. M. (2016). Don't Think, Just Feel the Music: Individuals with Strong Pavlovian-to-Instrumental Transfer Effects Rely Less on Model-based Reinforcement Learning. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 28(7), 985–995. https://doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_00945 

Ströhle, A., & Rapp, M. A. (2016). Prevention of Cognitive Decline: A Physical Exercise Perspective on Brain Health in the Long Run. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 17(5), 461–462. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2016.02.030 


Aichberger, M. C., Heredia Montesinos, A., Bromand, Z., Yesil, R., Temur-Erman, S., Rapp, M. A.,. . . Schouler-Ocak, M. (2015). Suicide attempt rates and intervention effects in women of Turkish origin in Berlin. European Psychiatry, 30(4), 480–485. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpsy.2014.12.003 

Aichberger, M. C., Bromand, Z., Rapp, M. A., Yesil, R., Montesinos, A. H., Temur-Erman, S.,. . . Schouler-Ocak, M. (2015). Perceived ethnic discrimination, acculturation, and psychological distress in women of Turkish origin in Germany. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 50(11), 1691–1700. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00127-015-1105-3 

Bohlken, J., Schulz, M., Rapp, M. A., & Bätzing-Feigenbaum, J. (2015). Pharmacotherapy of dementia in Germany: Results from a nationwide claims database. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 25(12), 2333–2338. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.euroneuro.2015.09.014 

Heinz, A., Charlet, K., & Rapp, M. A. (2015). Public mental health: A call to action. World Psychiatry, 14(1), 49–50. https://doi.org/10.1002/wps.20182 

Kuschpel, M. S., Liu, S., Schad, D. J., Heinzel, S., Heinz, A., & Rapp, M. A. (2015). Differential effects of wakeful rest, music and video game playing on working memory performance in the n-back task. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 27. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01683 

Rapp, M. A., Kluge, U., Penka, S., Vardar, A., Aichberger, M. C., Mundt, A. P.,. . . Heinz, A. (2015). When local poverty is more important than your income: Mental health in minorities in inner cities. World Psychiatry, 14(2), 249–250. https://doi.org/10.1002/wps.20221 

Ströhle, A., Schmidt, D. K., Schultz, F., Fricke, N., Staden, T., Hellweg, R.,. . . Rieckmann, N. (2015). Drug and Exercise Treatment of Alzheimer Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Effects on Cognition in Randomized Controlled Trials. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 23(12), 1234–1249. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jagp.2015.07.007 

Treusch, Y., Majic, T., Page, J., Gutzmann, H., Heinz, A., & Rapp, M. A. (2015). Apathy in nursing home residents with dementia: Results from a cluster-randomized controlled trial. European Psychiatry, 30(2), 251–257. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpsy.2014.02.004 


Garbusow, M., Schad, D. J., Sommer, C., Jünger, E., Sebold, M., Friedel, E.,. . . Rapp, M. A. (2014). Pavlovian-to-Instrumental Transfer in Alcohol Dependence: A Pilot Study. Neuropsychobiology, 70(2), 111–121. https://doi.org/10.1159/000363507 

Häusler, A. (2014). Psychosoziale Therapie bei beginnender Demenz: Das DYADEM-Unterstützungsprogramm für Menschen mit Demenz und ihre Partner. Frankfurt am Main: Mabuse-Verl.

Heinzel, S., Riemer, T. G., Schulte, S., Onken, J., Heinz, A., & Rapp, M. A. (2014). Catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) Genotype Affects Age-Related Changes in Plasticity in Working Memory: A Pilot Study. BioMed Research International, 2014(3), 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1155/2014/414351 

Schad, D. J., Jünger, E., Sebold, M., Garbusow, M., Bernhardt, N., Javadi, A.-H.,. . . Huys, Q. J. M. (2014). Processing speed enhances model-based over model-free reinforcement learning in the presence of high working memory functioning. Frontiers in Psychology, 5(587), 518. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01450 

Schlagenhauf, F., Huys, Q. J., Deserno, L., Rapp, M. A., Beck, A., Heinze, H.-J.,. . . Heinz, A. (2014). Striatal dysfunction during reversal learning in unmedicated schizophrenia patients. NeuroImage, 89, 171–180. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.11.034 

Zaytseva, Y., Korsakova, N., Gurovich, I. Y., Heinz, A., & Rapp, M. A. (2014). Luria revisited: Complex motor phenomena in first episode schizophrenia and schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Psychiatry Research, 220(1-2), 145–151. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2014.08.009 


Heinzel, S., Schulte, S., Onken, J., Duong, Q.-L., Riemer, T. G., Heinz, A.,. . . Rapp, M. A. (2013). Working memory training improvements and gains in non-trained cognitive tasks in young and older adults. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 21(2), 146–173. https://doi.org/10.1080/13825585.2013.790338 

Majić, T., Gutzmann, H., Heinz, A., Lang, U. E., & Rapp, M. A. (2013). Animal-Assisted Therapy and Agitation and Depression in Nursing Home Residents with Dementia: A Matched Case–Control Trial. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 21(11), 1052–1059. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jagp.2013.03.004 

Rapp, M. A., Mell, T., Majic, T., Treusch, Y., Nordheim, J., Niemann-Mirmehdi, M.,. . . Heinz, A. (2013). Agitation in Nursing Home Residents With Dementia (VIDEANT Trial): Effects of a Cluster-Randomized, Controlled, Guideline Implementation Trial. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 14(9), 690–695. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2013.05.017 

Schlagenhauf, F., Rapp, M. A., Huys, Q. J. M., Beck, A., Wüstenberg, T., Deserno, L.,. . . Heinz, A. (2013). Ventral striatal prediction error signaling is associated with dopamine synthesis capacity and fluid intelligence. Human Brain Mapping, 34(6), 1490–1499. https://doi.org/10.1002/hbm.22000 


Bromand, Z., Temur-Erman, S., Yesil, R., Heredia Montesinos, A., Aichberger, M. C., Kleiber, D.,. . . Rapp, M. A. (2012). Mental health of Turkish women in Germany: Resilience and risk factors. European Psychiatry, 27, S17-S21. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0924-9338(12)75703-6 


Krampe, R. T., Doumas, M., Lavrysen, A., & Rapp, M. A. (2010). The costs of taking it slowly: Fast and slow movement timing in older age. Psychology and Aging, 25(4), 980–990. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0020090 


Rieckmann, N. (2009). Gene-Environment Interactions and Depression. JAMA, 302(17), 1859. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2009.1578 


Rapp, M. A., Schnaider-Beeri, M., Grossman, H. T., Sano, M., Perl, D. P., Purohit, D. P.,. . . Haroutunian, V. (2006). Increased Hippocampal Plaques and Tangles in Patients With Alzheimer Disease With a Lifetime History of Major Depression. Archives of General Psychiatry, 63(2), 161. https://doi.org/10.1001/archpsyc.63.2.161