Prof. Dr. med. Peter Zwanzger

Fields of knowledge: Psycology

Professor Zwanzger is Medical Director and Chief Physician in General Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine at the kbo-Inn-Salzach-Klinikum Wasserburg am Inn. In addition, Prof. Zwanzger is head of the Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders Research Unit at the Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) in Munich and Wasserburg. As speaker of the medical directors of the clinics of the district Upper Bavaria he belongs to the management committee of kbo.

Prof. Zwanzger's main areas of research include the development and treatment of anxiety disorders and depressive disorders, psychopharmacology, mechanisms of action of psychotherapy and neurostimulation procedures. Prof. Zwanzger is the author of over 170 peer-reviewed scientific papers, book contributions and project leader of numerous local and national research projects. He has received research funding from the German Research Foundation (DFG), the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and internal university funding institutions. He is a board member of 73  the German Society for Anxiety Research and the German Society for Stimulation Procedures in Psychiatry, Chairman of the Working Group on Healthcare Research of the Federal Directors' Conference, Chairman of the Healthcare Research Advisory Board at kbo and a member of the DGPPN, AGNP, CCNP and ECNP.


Short Vita

After studying clinical education at the LMU in Munich starting his scientific career at the Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the LMU in Munich (Director: Prof. Dr. H.-J. Möller). From 2002 to 2003 guest scientist and scholarship holder at the Institute of Mental Health Research (IMHR) of the University of Ottawa in Canada (Prof. Dr. J. Bradwein; Prof. Dr. Z. Merali). Until 2013 Deputy Director at the University Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the University of Münster (Director: Prof. Dr. V. Arolt). Prof. Dr. med. Peter Zwanzger  Troubles anxieux, Dépression, Psychiatrie, Psychothérapie, Psychothérapie, Médecine psychosomatique, Recherche thérapeutique, Neurobiologie

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