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Dieter Wolke, Ph.D. Dr. rer. nat. h. c. Dipl-Psych (Professor)

Dieter Wolke

Highly Cited Researcher 2020

 

Professor (Department of Psychology and Division of Mental Health & Wellbeing (WMS))

Interests:

Developmental pathways leading to developmental psychopathology, social and emotional development, biological at risk children (very preterm children), school and sibling bullying, infant regulatory problems (crying, feeding, sleeping) and parenting.

I am PI/Co-PI in a number of studies including EPICure, RECAP preterm, Bayerische Entwicklungsstudie and I am a member of the Centre for Early Life.

I welcome enquiries for PhD studies in the above topics. Please look for further details on my research and work on my personal web page.

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NEW: PhD Fellowship in Psychology as part of the newly funded “Big Baby 2 UP” (BB2UP) Study.

Deadline for application is 31August 2022.

Representative Publications:

  • Bilgin, A., Baumann, N., Jaekel, J., Breeman, L. D., Bartmann, P., Bäuml, J. G, Avram, M., Sorg, C., Wolke, D. (2020). Early Crying, Sleeping, and Feeding Problems and Trajectories of Attention Problems from Childhood to Adulthood. Child Development, Vol 91 (1), e77-e91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cdev.13155
  • Bilgin, A., & Wolke, D. (2020). Parental use of ‘cry it out’ in infants: no adverse effects on attachment and behavioural development at 18 months. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 61(11), 1184-1193. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.13223
  • Dantchev, S., & Wolke, D. (2019). Trouble in the nest: Antecedents of sibling bullying victimization and perpetration. Developmental Psychology, 55(5), 1059-1071. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/dev0000700
  • Dantchev, S., Hickman, M., Heron, J., Zammit, S., & Wolke, D. (2019). The Independent and Cumulative Effects of Sibling and Peer Bullying in Childhood on Depression, Anxiety, Suicidal Ideation, and Self-Harm in Adulthood. Frontiers in Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 10(651). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00651
  • Hedderich, D. M., Menegaux, A., Schmitz-Koep, B., Nuttall, R., Zimmermann, J., Schneider, S. C., Bauml, J. G., Daamen, M., Boecker, H., Wilke, M., Zimmer, C., Wolke, D., Bartmann, P., Sorg, C., Gaser, C. (2021). Increased Brain Age Gap Estimate (BrainAGE) in Young Adults After Premature Birth. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 13(158). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2021.653365
  • Ni, Y., O'Reilly, H., Johnson, S., Marlow, N., & Wolke, D. (2021 (online first)). Health-Related Quality of Life from Adolescence to Adulthood Following Extremely Preterm Birth. The Journal of Pediatrics. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2021.04.005
  • Liu, Y., Mendonça, M., Cannon, M., Jones, P. B., Lewis, G., Thompson, A., Wolke, D. (2020). Testing the Independent and Joint Contribution of Exposure to Neurodevelopmental Adversity and Childhood Trauma to Risk of Psychotic Experiences in Adulthood. Schizophrenia Bulletin. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/schbul/sbaa174
  • Menegaux, A., Meng, C., Bäuml, J. G., Berndt, M. T., Hedderich, D. M., Schmitz-Koep, B., Nuttall, R., Zimmermann, J., Daamen, M., Zimmer, C., Boecker, H., Bartmann, P., Wolke, D., Sorg, C. (2021 - online first). Aberrant cortico-thalamic structural connectivity in premature-born adults. Cortex. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2021.04.009
  • Wolke, D., Johnson, S., & Mendonça, M. (2019). The Life Course Consequences of Very Preterm Birth. Annual Review of Developmental Psychology - Volume 1, 1(1), 69-92. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-devpsych-121318-084804

 

Supervisor to:
Duaa Ashoor
Ahuti Das (2nd Supervisor)
Julie Eyden (2nd Supervisor)
Elif Gönen