Dr. Doris Ochterbeck

• since 1/2024 guest researcher
Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS
• 2/2023 - 1/2024 researcher
Leibniz Science Campus Digital Public Health - University of Bremen
• 4/2018 - 12/2023 researcher
Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS
• 2014 - 2017 M. Sc. Health Sciences
HAW Hamburg
• 11/2014 - 3/2015 research internship
WHO Regional Office for Europe (Copenhagen/Dk)
• 2011 – 2014 B. Sc. Gesundheitswissenschaften
HAW Hamburg

• Addiction research
• Intervention research
• Social Epidemiology

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    Selected BIPS-Publications

  • Articles with peer review

  • Ochterbeck D, Berryessa CM, Forberger S. Exploring the perceived importance of neuroscientific research on addictions in legal contexts: A survey of US criminal justice students and German legal professionals. Journal of Criminal Psychology. 2024; (Epub 2024 Feb 26).
  • Ochterbeck D, Frense J, Forberger S. A survey of international addiction researchers' views on implications of brain-based explanations of addiction and the responsibility of affected persons. Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 2024;41(1):39-56.
  • Ochterbeck D, Frense J, Forberger S. International addiction researchers' perspectives on the needs of persons with addictions, the use of neuroscientific research for prevention and treatment, and future foci in addictions research. Addiction Research & Theory. 2023;31(6):395-404.
  • Ochterbeck D, Forberger S. Is a brain-based understanding of addiction predominant? An assessment of addiction researchers' conceptions of addiction and their evaluation of brain-based explanations. Drug and Alcohol Review. 2022;41(7):1630-1641.
  • Books

  • Hellman M, Egerer M, Stoneham J, Forberger S, Männistö-Inkinen V, Ochterbeck D, Rundle S. Addiction and the brain. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan; 2022.
  • Presentations at scientific meetings/conferences (invited)

  • Ochterbeck D, Forberger S. On the acceptance of brain-based explanations of addiction: What do researchers think? Addiction Theory Network (ATN) Webinar, 13 June 2022, online presentation.
  • Posters at scientific meetings/conferences

  • Ochterbeck D, Hellman M, Forberger S. Ethical implications of brain-based explanations for addiction: A survey among scientists. 5th International Conference on Neuroethics (ICONE), 15-18 September 2019, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Ochterbeck D, Hellman M, Forberger S. Scientific communities in addiction research: Attributes and attitudes. A multi-methods approach. Lisbon Addictions 2019 - 3rd European Conference on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies, 23-25 October 2019, Lisbon, Portugal.

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