Prof. Dr. Armin Zlomuzica

  Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy

  Bochumer Fenster 3/ 03
  Massenbergstraße 9-13
  D-44787 Bochum

  Tel: +49 (0)234 32 - 22347
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AG Behavioral and Clinical Neuroscience



Assistant Professor of  “Behavioral and Clinical Neuroscience”, since 2014

Certified psychotherapist „Aprobation, Psychologischer Psychotherapeut“, Germany, since 2017


Professional Experience Zum Seitenanfang

Since 2017 Certified psychotherapist „Aprobation, Psychologischer Psychotherapeut“, Germany
Since 2014 Assistant Professor of   “Behavioral and Clinical Neuroscience”
2011 - 2013 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
2009 - 2011 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Behavioral Genetics and Neuropsychopharmacology, Heinrich-Heine-University, Dusseldorf, Germany
Since 2007 Psychological Psychotherapist at the Rhinish Academy for Behavioral Medicine and Psychotherapy, Krefeld, Germany
2006 - 2009 Ph.D. Student and Teaching Assistant with Prof. Dr. J. P. Huston at the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, Institute of Experimental Psychology, Heinrich-Heine-University, Dusseldorf, Germany


Awards/ Honors Zum Seitenanfang

Since 2016 Member of the Young Academy (Junges Kolleg), North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences and Arts
2015 - 2016 Member of the Global Young Faculty, Mercator Foundation
2014 Novice premium from the University of Bochum
2016 Travel Award, European College of Neuropsychopharmacology
2013 Travel Award, International Behavioral Neuroscience Society
2011 Travel Award, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychophysiologie und ihre Anwendung


Representative Publications Zum Seitenanfang

Dere D.*, Zlomuzica A.*, Dere E. (2019) Co-evolution of working memory and mental time travel? Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. In press (*authors contributed equally to this publication).

Raeder, F., Merz, C. J., Tegenthoff, M., Wolf, O. T., Margraf, J., & Zlomuzica, A. (2019). Post-exposure cortisol administration does not augment the success of exposure therapy: A randomized placebo-controlled study. Psychoneuroendocrinology99, 174-182.

Zlomuzica, A., Woud, M. L., Machulska, A., Kleimt, K., Dietrich, L., Wolf, O. T., ... & Margraf, J. (2018). Deficits in episodic memory and mental time travel in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry83, 42-54.

Preusser, F., Margraf, J., & Zlomuzica, A. (2017). Generalization of extinguished fear to untreated fear stimuli after exposure. Neuropsychopharmacology42(13), 2545.

Machulska, A., Zlomuzica, A., Rinck, M., Assion, H. J., & Margraf, J. (2016). Approach bias modification in inpatient psychiatric smokers. Journal of Psychiatric Research76, 44-51.

Zlomuzica, A., Dere, D., Binder, S., Silva, M. A. D. S., Huston, J. P., & Dere, E. (2016). Neuronal histamine and cognitive symptoms in Alzheimer's disease. Neuropharmacology106, 135-145.

Binder, S., Dere, E., & Zlomuzica, A. (2015). A critical appraisal of the what-where-when episodic-like memory test in rodents: Achievements, caveats and future directions. Progress in Neurobiology130, 71-85.

Margraf, J., & Zlomuzica, A. (2015). Changing the future, not the past: a translational paradigm shift in treating anxiety. EMBO Reports16(3), 259-260.

Zlomuzica, A., Dere, D., Machulska, A., Adolph, D., Dere, E., & Margraf, J. (2014). Episodic memories in anxiety disorders: clinical implications. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience8, 131.

Dere, E., & Zlomuzica, A. (2012). The role of gap junctions in the brain in health and disease. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews36(1), 206-217.



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