Education 1981-1986 University of Hamburg, Germany, Education in Psychology 1999 Thesis University of Kiel, Germany 2008 Venia Legendi (Habilitation) in Medical Psychology
Professional Experience 1986-1992 Psychotherapy with multiple sclerosis patients and research on coping behaviour at the Department of Neurology, University of Lübeck 1993-1998 Research assistant at the University of Lübeck, Department of Psychiatry: Research on early intervention for alcohol use disorders, screening measures and psychiatric epidemiology Since 2009 Head of the Research Group S:TEP (Substance use and related disorders: Treatment, Epidemiology and Prevention) at the Uni-versity of Lübeck, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy. Since 2009 Third-party-funding summing up to 7.018.721€ for studies fo-cusing on screening, brief intervention and epidemiology in substance use and behavioral addictions Since 2014 Expert for the World Health Organisation (WHO; substance use disorders and behavioral addictions; ICD-11)
After Education in Psychology, Hans-Jürgen Rumpf worked as a clinical psychologist in the Department of Neurology. He then moved to the field of psychiatry with a focus on analytical epidemiology of substance-re-lated disorders, gambling disorder and Internet-related disorders as well as psychiatric disorders more generally.
Epidemiology of substance use disorders and behavioral addictions, risk factors and natural course. Screening and brief intervention as well as development and evaluation of e-health interventions.
Rumpf, H.-J., Achab, S., Billieux, J., Bowden-Jones, H., Carragher, N., Demetrovics, Z., . . . Poznyak, V. (2018). Including gaming disorder in the ICD-11: The need to do so from a clinical and public health perspective. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 7(3), 556-561. doi: 10.1556/2006.7.2018.59
Bischof, G., Grothues, J. M., Reinhardt, S., Meyer, C., John, U., & Rumpf, H. J. (2008). Evaluation of a telephone-based stepped care intervention for alcohol-related disorders: A randomized controlled trial. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 93(3), 244-251.
Zahradnik, A., Otto, C., Crackau, B., Lohrmann, I., Bischof, G., John, U., & Rumpf, H. J. (2009). Randomized controlled trial of a brief intervention for problematic prescrip-tion drug use in non-treatment-seeking patients. Addiction, 104(1), 109-117. doi: ADD2421 [pii].1111/j.1360-0443.2008.02421.x
Bischof, G., Iwen, J., Freyer-Adam, J., & Rumpf, H. J. (2016). Efficacy of the Commu-nity Reinforcement and Family Training for concerned significant others of treatment-refusing individuals with alcohol dependence: A randomized controlled trial. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 163, 179-185. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.04.015
Baumann, S., Gaertner, B., Haberecht, K., Meyer, C., Rumpf, H. J., John, U., & Freyer-Adam, J. (2017). Does impaired mental health interfere with the outcome of brief alcohol intervention at general hospitals? Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psy-chology, 85(6), 562-573. doi: 10.1037/ccp0000201
Hans-Jürgen Rumpf has a cumulative Impact Factor of 773 and an h-in-dex of 38/50 (Clarivate/RG). He is part of several international networks and workgroups; e.g.expert groups of the WHO; International Consor-tium on Health Outcome Measures (ICHOM); European Collaboration in Science and Technology (COST): Problematic Use of the Internet; Chil-dren and Screens: Institute of Digital Media and Child Development, Long Island