Dr. Rebekka Büscher

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  Research associate

 

  Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
 
c/o Medizinische Fakultät, Institut für Medizinische
  Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie

 

  Rheinstraße 12

  79104 Freiburg

 

  Tel.: 0761 203 5523
  e-mail: rebekka.buescher(at)mps.uni-freiburg.de

 


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Research interests:

  • Digital interventions: self-help and blended care
  • Treatment for individuals with suicidal ideation and behavior
  • Individualized treatment formats
  • Passive sensing and ecological momentary assessment
  • Meta-analyses of individual participant data (IPD)

 

 Awards and scholarships:

  • Early career award 2023 by the Section Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy of the German
    Society of Psychology
  • Early career award 2023 by the German Society for Suicide Prevention (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Suizidprävention)
  • Travel scholarship 2022 by the the Academic Society of Freiburg im Breisgau
  • Mentoring program for phd candidates and postdocs (AdvanceMent) by the University of Freiburg 2022-2023
  • Travel scholarship 2021 by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
  • Peer mentoring scholarship 2021 by the German Association of Behavioral Medicine and Behavioral Modification (together with M.Sc. Lena Steubl, University of Ulm)
  • Best master thesis award 2020 by the Faculty of Economics and Behavioral Science, University of Freiburg

 

Ad-hoc reviewer for:

  • Clinical Psychology Review
  • Digital Health
  • Frontiers in Digital Health
  • Frontiers in Psychiatry
  • Journal of Clinical Psychiatry
  • Journal of Medical Internet Research
  • The Lancet Digital Health
  • The BMJ
     

 Selected publications:

  • Büscher, R.; Beisemann, M.; Doebler, P.; Micklitz, H. M.; Kerkhof, A. K.; Cuijpers, P.; Batterham, P. J.; Calear, A. L.; Christensen, H.; De Jaegere, E.; Domhardt, M.; Erlangsen, A.; Eylem van Bergeijk, O.; Hill, R.; Lungu, A.; Mühlmann, C.; Pettit, J. W.; Portzky, G.; Steubl, L.S.; van Spijker, B. A. J.; Tighe, J.; Werner-Seidler, A.; Wilks, C. R.; Sander, L. B. (2022). Digital cognitive–behavioural therapy to reduce suicidal ideation and behaviours: a systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data. BMJ Mental Health, 25(e1), e8-e17.
  • Sander, L. B.; Beisemann, M.; Doebler, P.; Micklitz, H. M.; Kerkhof, A. K.; Cuijpers, P.; Batterham, P. J.; Calear, A. L.; Christensen, H.; De Jaegere, E.; Domhardt, M.; Erlangsen, A.; Eylem van Bergeijk, O.; Hill, R.; Mühlmann, C.; Österle, M.; Pettit, J. W.; Portzky, G.; Steubl, L.S.; van Spijker, B. A. J.; Tighe, J.; Werner-Seidler, A.; Büscher, R. (2023). The effects of internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy for suicidal ideation or behaviors on depression, anxiety, and hopelessness in individuals with suicidal ideation: Systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 25, e46771.
  • Sander, L. B.; Beisemann, M., Karyotaki, E., van Ballegooijen, W., Cuijpers, P., Teismann, T., Doebler, P., Domhardt, M., Baumeister, H., & Büscher, R. (2023). Effects of digital cognitive behavioral therapy for depression on suicidal thoughts and behavior: Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data. PloS One, 18(6), e0285622.
  • Büscher, R., Torok, M., Terhorst, Y., & Sander, L. (2020). Internet-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Reduce Suicidal Ideation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. JAMA Network Open, 3(4), e203933.
  • Büscher, R.; Teismann, T.; Hartleitner, P.; Klein, J. P.; Baumeister, H.; Sander, L. B. (2023). Remote blended treatment for individuals with suicidal ideation: A single-arm proof-of-concept trial. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 1-13.
  • Büscher, R.; Sander, L. B.; Nuding, M.; Baumeister, H.; Teismann, T. (2023). Blending Video Therapy and Digital Self-Help for Individuals With Suicidal Ideation: Intervention Design and a Qualitative Study Within the Development Process. JMIR Formative Research, 7, e49043.

 

Education:

  • Oct 2019 – Jun 2023: PhD, Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Germany (Prof. Dr. Dr. J. Bengel). Title: “Digital interventions for individuals with suicidal thoughts and behaviors”. Summa cum laude (highest distinction).
  • Oct 2017 – Sep 2019: MSc Clinical Psychology, Neurosciences and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Freiburg, Germany. Master thesis: „Effectiveness of web-based suicide prevention: a systematic review and meta-analysis“
  • Oct 2013 – Sep 2017: BSc Psychology, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany.

 

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