Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Lebenswissen­schaftliche Fakultät - Institut für Psychologie



Prof. Dr. Norbert Kathmann

Klinische Psychologie

Klinische Psychologie




Hillebrand T, Külz AK, Jelinek L, Kathmann N (2024). Therapie der Zwangsstörungen: Empfehlungen der revidierten S3-Leitlinie. VPP aktuell, Heft 64, März 2024, 11-15.


Balzus L, Jüres F, Kathmann N, Klawohn J. Affective evaluation of errors and neural error processing in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2023 Jun 5;18(1):nsad022. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsad022.

Campos-Martin R, Bey K, Elsner B, Reuter B, Klawohn J, Philipsen A, Kathmann N, Wagner M, Ramirez A (2023). Epigenome-wide analysis identifies methylome profiles linked to obsessive-compulsive disorder, disease severity, and treatment response. Mol Psychiatry. Oct;28(10):4321-4330. doi: 10.1038/s41380-023-02219-4.

Carsten HP, Härpfer K, Nelson BD, Kathmann N, Riesel A. Don't worry, it won't be fine. Contributions of worry and anxious arousal to startle responses and event-related potentials in threat anticipation. Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci. 2023 Aug;23(4):1141-1159. doi: 10.3758/s13415-023-01094-4. Erratum in: Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci. 2023 May 17

Riesel A, Härpfer K, Thoma L, Kathmann N, Klawohn J (2023). Associations of neural error-processing with symptoms and traits in a dimensional sample recruited across the obsessive-compulsive spectrum. Psychophysiology. 2023 Feb;60(2):e14164. doi: 10.1111/psyp.14164. Epub 2022 Aug 28.

von Koch L, Kathmann N, Reuter B (2023). Lack of speeded disengagement from facial expressions of disgust in remitted major depressive disorder: Evidence from an eye-movement study. Behav Res Ther. 2023 Jan;160:104231. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2022.104231.


Balzus L, Klawohn J, Elsner B, Schmidt S, Brandt SA, Kathmann N (2022). Non-invasive brain stimulation modulates neural correlates of performance monitoring in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Neuroimage Clin. 2022;35:103113. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2022.103113. Epub 2022 Jul 14.

Bey K, Campos-Martin R, Klawohn J, Reuter B, Grützmann R, Riesel A, Wagner M, Ramirez A, Kathmann N (2022). Hypermethylation of the oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR) in obsessive-compulsive disorder: further evidence for a biomarker of disease and treatment response. Epigenetics. 2022 Jun;17(6):642-652. doi: 10.1080/15592294.2021.1943864. Epub 2021 Jul 16.

Elsner, B., Reuter, B., Said, M., Linnman, C., Kathmann, N., & Beucke, J. C. (2022). Impaired differential learning of fear versus safety signs in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychophysiology. 2022 Feb;59(2):e13956. doi: 10.1111/psyp.13956. Epub 2021 Oct 17.

Grützmann R, Kathmann N, Heinzel S (2022). Cognitive control is quickly adapted to actual task requirements despite misleading context cues-Evidence from the N2, CRN, and ERN. Psychophysiology. 2022 Feb;59(2):e13961. doi: 10.1111/psyp.13961. Epub 2021 Oct 29.

Grützmann R, Kathmann N, Heinzel S (2022). Effects of a three-week executive control training on adaptation to task difficulty and emotional interference. PLoS One. 2022 Nov 22;17(11):e0276994. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0276994.

Grützmann R, Klawohn J, Elsner B, Reuter B, Kaufmann C, Riesel A, Bey K, Heinzel S, Kathmann N (2022). Error-related activity of the sensorimotor network contributes to the prediction of response to cognitive-behavioral therapy in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Neuroimage Clin. 2022;36:103216. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2022.103216. Epub 2022 Sep 30.

Ivanov I, ... Beucke JC, ... Kathmann N, Kaufmann C, ... ENIGMA-OCD Working Group (2022). Associations of medication with subcortical morphology across the lifespan in OCD: Results from the international ENIGMA Consortium. J Affect Disord. 2022 Dec 1;318:204-216. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2022.08.084. Epub 2022 Aug 27.

Kathmann, N., Jacobi, T., Elsner, B., & Reuter, B. (2022). Effectiveness of Individual Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Predictors of Outcome in Adult Patients with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Psychother Psychosom. 2022;91(2):123-135. doi:10.1159/000520454.

Kausche FM, Härpfer K, Carsten HP, Kathmann N, Riesel A (2022). Early hypervigilance and later avoidance: Event-related potentials track the processing of threatening stimuli in anxiety. Behav Res Ther. 2022 Nov;158:104181. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2022.104181. Epub 2022 Aug 12.

Kleih TS, Entringer S, Scholaske L, Kathmann N, DePunder K, Heim CM, Wadhwa PD, Buss C (2022). Exposure to childhood maltreatment and systemic inflammation across pregnancy: The moderating role of depressive symptomatology. Brain Behav Immun. 2022 Mar;101:397-409. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2022.02.004. Epub 2022 Feb 5.

Paul S, Kathmann N, Elsner B, Reuter B, Barnow S, Simon D, Endrass T, Klawohn J (2022). Neural correlates of emotional reactivity predict response to cognitive-behavioral therapy in obsessive-compulsive disorder. J Affect Disord. 2022 Jul 1;308:398-406. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2022.04.024. Epub 2022 Apr 12.

Voderholzer U, Favreau M, Rubart A, Staniloiu A, Wahl-Kordon A, Zurowski B, Kathmann N (2022). Therapie der Zwangsstörungen: Empfehlungen der revidierten S3-Leitlinie Zwangsstörungen. Nervenarzt. 2022 Jul;93(7):678-687. doi: 10.1007/s00115-022-01336-9. Epub 2022 Jun 28.

Weeland CJ, ... Beucke JC, ... Kathmann N, Kaufmann C, ... ENIGMA OCD Working Group (2022). The thalamus and its subnuclei-a gateway to obsessive-compulsive disorder. Transl Psychiatry. 2022 Feb 21;12(1):70. doi: 10.1038/s41398-022-01823-2.


Balzus, L., Klawohn, J., & Kathmann, N. (2021). Feeling Bad About Being Wrong: Affective Evaluation of Performed Actions and its Trial-by-Trial Relation to Autonomic Arousal. Emotion, 21(7),1402-1416. doi: 10.1037/emo0000995

Genauck A, Matthis C, Andrejevic M, Ballon L, Chiarello F, Duecker K, Heinz A, Kathmann N, Romanczuk-Seiferth N (2021). Neural correlates of cue-induced changes in decision-making distinguish subjects with gambling disorder from healthy controls. Addict Biol. 2021 May;26(3):e12951. doi: 10.1111/adb.12951. Epub 2020 Aug 5.

Grützmann R, Kaufmann C, Wudarczyk OA, Balzus L, Klawohn J, Riesel A, Bey K, Wagner M, Heinzel S, Kathmann N (2021). Error-Related Brain Activity in Patients With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Unaffected First-Degree Relatives: Evidence for Protective Patterns. Biol Psychiatry Glob Open Sci. 2021 Jul 15;2(1):79-87. doi: 10.1016/j.bpsgos.2021.07.001.

Grützmann, R., Kathmann, N., Gutmann, G., Heinzel, S. (2021). Effects of adaptive and non-adaptive three-week executive control training on interference control: evidence from the N2, CRN, and ERN. Int J Psychophysiol. 2021 Apr;162:8-21. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2021.01.011.

Härpfer K, Spychalski D, Kathmann N, Riesel A (2021). Diverging patterns of EEG alpha asymmetry in anxious apprehension and anxious arousal. Biol Psychol. 2021 May;162:108111. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2021.108111. Epub 2021 May 4.

Heinzel S, Kaufmann C, Grützmann R, Klawohn J, Riesel A, Bey K, Heilmann-Heimbach S, Weinhold L, Ramirez A, Wagner M, Kathmann N (2021). Polygenic risk for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) predicts brain response during working memory task in OCD, unaffected relatives, and healthy controls. Sci Rep. 2021 Sep 23;11(1):18914. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-98333-w.

Hilbert, K., Jacobi,T., Kunas, S.L., Elsner, B., Reuter, B., Lueken, U., & Kathmann, N. (2021). Identifying CBT non-response among OCD outpatients: A machine-learning approach. Psychotherapy Research, 31(1), 52-62. doi: 10.1080/10503307.2020.1839140

Klock L, Voss M, Weichenberger M, Kathmann N, Kühn S (2021). The Thought From the Machine: Neural Basis of Thoughts With a Coherent and Diminished Sense of Authorship. Schizophr Bull. 2021 Oct 21;47(6):1631-1641. doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbab074.

Riesel A, Härpfer K, Kathmann N, Klawohn J (2021). In the Face of Potential Harm: The Predictive Validity of Neural Correlates of Performance Monitoring for Perceived Risk, Stress, and Internalizing Psychopathology During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Biol Psychiatry Glob Open Sci. 2021 Dec;1(4):300-309. doi: 10.1016/j.bpsgos.2021.08.004. Epub 2021 Aug 19.

Thoma L, Koller-Schlaud K, Gaudlitz K, Tänzer N, Gallinat J, Kathmann N, Ströhle A, Rentzsch J, Plag J (2021). Fronto-lateral alpha power asymmetry in panic disorder. Int J Psychophysiol. 2021 Sep;167:69-76. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2021.06.015. Epub 2021 Jul 2.


Beucke JC, Simon D, Sepulcre J, Talukdar T, Feusner JD, Kaufmann C, Kathmann N (2020). Heightened degree connectivity of the striatum in obsessive-compulsive disorder induced by symptom provocation. J Affect Disord. 2020 Nov 1;276:1069-1076. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2020.07.062. Epub 2020 Jul 18.

Bey, K., Weinhold, L., Grützmann, R., Heinzel, S., Kaufmann, C., Klawohn, J., Riesel, A., Lennertz, L., Schmid, M., Ramirez, A., Kathmann, N., Wagner, M. (2020). The polygenic risk for obsessive-compulsive disorder is associated with the personality trait harm avoidance. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 2020 Oct;142(4):326-336. doi: 10.1111/acps.13226. Epub 2020 Sep 3.

Boedhoe PSW, ... Beucke JC, ... Kathmann N, Kaufmann C, ... ENIGMA-OCD Working Group (2020). Subcortical Brain Volume, Regional Cortical Thickness, and Cortical Surface Area Across Disorders: Findings From the ENIGMA ADHD, ASD, and OCD Working Groups. Am J Psychiatry. 2020 Sep 1;177(9):834-843. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2020.19030331. Epub 2020 Jun 16. Am J Psychiatry. 2020.

Bruin WB, ... Beucke JC, ... Kathmann N, Kaufmann C, ... ENIGMA-OCD Working Group (2020). Structural neuroimaging biomarkers for obsessive-compulsive disorder in the ENIGMA-OCD consortium: medication matters. Transl Psychiatry. 2020 Oct 8;10(1):342. doi: 10.1038/s41398-020-01013-y.

Elsner, B., Wolfsberger, F., Srp, J., Windsheimer, A., Becker, L., Schuhmann, T., Kathmann, N., & Reuter, B. (2020). Long-term Stability of Benefits in Routine Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Depends on Symptom Remission During Therapy. Clinical Psychology in Europe, 2(1), e2785.

Genauck A, Andrejevic M, Brehm K, Matthis C, Heinz A, Weinreich A, Kathmann N, Romanczuk-Seiferth N (2020). Cue-induced effects on decision-making distinguish subjects with gambling disorder from healthy controls. Addict Biol. 2020 Nov;25(6):e12841. doi: 10.1111/adb.12841. Epub 2019 Nov 12.

Härpfer K, Carsten HP, Spychalski D, Kathmann N, Riesel A (2020). Were we erring? The impact of worry and arousal on error-related negativity in a non-clinical sample. Psychophysiology. 2020 Nov;57(11):e13661. doi: 10.1111/psyp.13661. Epub 2020 Aug 17.

Hilbert K, Kunas SL, Lueken U, Kathmann N, Fydrich T, Fehm L (2020). Predicting cognitive behavioral therapy outcome in the outpatient sector based on clinical routine data: A machine learning approach. Behav Res Ther. 2020 Jan;124:103530. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2019.103530. Epub 2019 Dec 16.

Klawohn J, Hajcak G, Amir N, Kathmann N, Riesel A (2020). Application of attentional bias modification training to modulate hyperactive error-monitoring in OCD. Int J Psychophysiol. 2020 Oct;156:79-86. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2020.07.005. Epub 2020 Jul 22.

Kong XZ, , ... Beucke JC, ... Kathmann N, Kaufmann C, ... ENIGMA OCD Working Group (2020). Mapping Cortical and Subcortical Asymmetry in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Findings From the ENIGMA Consortium. Biol Psychiatry. 2020 Jun 15;87(12):1022-1034. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2019.04.022. Epub 2019 Apr 30.

Thoma L, Rentzsch J, Gaudlitz K, Tänzer N, Gallinat J, Kathmann N, Ströhle A, Plag J (2020). P50, N100, and P200 Sensory Gating in Panic Disorder. Clin EEG Neurosci. 2020 Sep;51(5):317-324. doi: 10.1177/1550059419899324. Epub 2020 Jan 9.

Yun, JY, ... Beucke JC, ... Kathmann N, Kaufmann C, ... ENIGMA-OCD Working Group (2020). Brain structural covariance networks in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a graph analysis from the ENIGMA Consortium. Brain. 2020 Feb 1;143(2):684-700. doi: 10.1093/brain/awaa001.


Bey K, Meyhöfer I, Lennertz L, Grützmann R, Heinzel S, Kaufmann C, Klawohn J, Riesel A, Ettinger U, Kathmann N, Wagner M (2019). Schizotypy and smooth pursuit eye movements as potential endophenotypes of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2019 Mar;269(2):235-243. doi: 10.1007/s00406-018-0899-x. Epub 2018 May 2.

Boedhoe PSW, ... Beucke JC, ... Kathmann N, Kaufmann C, ... ENIGMA-OCD Working Group (2019). An Empirical Comparison of Meta- and Mega-Analysis With Data From the ENIGMA Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Working Group. Front Neuroinform. 2019 Jan 8;12:102. doi: 10.3389/fninf.2018.00102.

Dieterich R, Endrass T, Kathmann N, Weinberg A (2019). Unpredictability impairs goal-directed target processing and performance. Biol Psychol. 2019 Mar;142:29-36. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2019.01.007. Epub 2019 Jan 19.

Grützmann, R., Riesel, A., Kaufmann, C.,Kathmann, N., Heinzel, S. (2019) Emotional interference under low versus high executive control. Psychophysiology. 2019 Aug;56(8):e13380. doi: 10.1111/psyp.13380. Epub 2019 Apr 25.

Kemper, C. J., Trapp, S., Kathmann, N., Samuel, D. B., & Ziegler, M. (2019). Short Versus Long Scales in Clinical Assessment: Exploring the Trade-Off Between Resources Saved and Psychometric Quality Lost Using Two Measures of Obsessive–Compulsive Symptoms. Assessment. 2019 Jul;26(5):767-782. doi: 10.1177/1073191118810057. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Kloft L, Riesel A, Kathmann N (2019). Inhibition-related differences between tic-free and tic-related obsessive-compulsive disorder: evidence from the N2 and P3. Exp Brain Res. 2019 Dec;237(12):3449-3459. doi: 10.1007/s00221-019-05688-8. Epub 2019 Nov 16.

Paul S, Beucke JC, Kaufmann C, Mersov A, Heinzel S, Kathmann N, Simon D (2019). Amygdala-prefrontal connectivity during appraisal of symptom-related stimuli in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychol Med. 2019 Jan;49(2):278-286. doi: 10.1017/S003329171800079X. Epub 2018 Apr 6.

Rentzsch J, Thoma L, Gaudlitz K, Tänzer N, Gallinat J, Kathmann N, Ströhle A, Plag J (2019). Reduced Sensitivity to Non-Fear-Related Stimulus Changes in Panic Disorder. Neuropsychobiology. 2019;78(1):31-37. doi: 10.1159/000498867. Epub 2019 Apr 4.

Riesel A, Kathmann N, Wüllhorst V, Banica I, Weinberg A (2019). Punishment has a persistent effect on error-related brain activity in highly anxious individuals twenty-four hours after conditioning. Int J Psychophysiol. 2019 Dec;146:63-72. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2019.09.014. Epub 2019 Oct 22.

Riesel, A., Kathmann, N., & Klawohn, J. (2019). Flexibility of Error-Monitoring in Obsessive-compulsive Disorder under Speed and Accuracy Instructions. J Abnorm Psychol. 2019 Oct;128(7):671-677. doi: 10.1037/abn0000463. Epub 2019 Aug 26.

Riesel, A., Klawohn, J., Grützmann, R., Kaufmann, C., Heinzel, S., Bey, K., Lennertz, L., Wagner, M., Kathmann, N. (2019). Error-related brain activity as a transdiagnostic endophenotype for obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety and substance use disorder. Psychol Med. 2019 May;49(7):1207-1217. doi: 10.1017/S0033291719000199. Epub 2019 Feb 12.


Bey K, Kaufmann C, Lennertz L, Riesel A, Klawohn J, Heinzel S, Grützmann R, Kathmann N, Wagner M (2018). Impaired planning in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder and unaffected first-degree relatives: Evidence for a cognitive endophenotype. J Anxiety Disord. 2018 Jun;57:24-30. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2018.05.009. Epub 2018 Jun 1.

Bey K, Lennertz L, Grützmann R, Heinzel S, Kaufmann C, Klawohn J, Riesel A, Meyhöfer I, Ettinger U, Kathmann N, Wagner M (2018). Impaired Antisaccades in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Evidence From Meta-Analysis and a Large Empirical Study. Front Psychiatry. 2018 Jun 29;9:284. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00284.

Boedhoe PSW, ... Beucke JC, ... Kathmann N, Kaufmann C, ... ENIGMA-OCD Working Group (2018). Cortical Abnormalities Associated With Pediatric and Adult Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Findings From the ENIGMA Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Working Group. Am J Psychiatry. 2018 May 1;175(5):453-462. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2017.17050485. Epub 2017 Dec 15.

Heinzel, S., Kaufmann, C., Grützmann, R., Hummel, R., Klawohn, J., Riesel, A., Bey, K., Lennertz, L., Wagner, M., & Kathmann, N. (2018). Neural correlates of working memory deficits and associations to response inhibition in obsessive compulsive disorder. Neuroimage Clin, 17, 426-434. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2017.10.039

Katthagen T, Mathys C, Deserno L, Walter H, Kathmann N, Heinz A, Schlagenhauf F (2018). Modeling subjective relevance in schizophrenia and its relation to aberrant salience. PLoS Comput Biol. 2018 Aug 10;14(8):e1006319. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1006319. eCollection 2018 Aug.

Kloft, L., Steinel, T. & Kathmann, N. Systematic review of co-occurring OCD and TD: evidence for a tic-related OCD subtype? Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2018 Dec;95:280-314. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2018.09.021. Epub 2018 Sep 29.

Moog NK, Entringer S, Rasmussen JM, Styner M, Gilmore JH, Kathmann N, Heim CM, Wadhwa PD, Buss C (2018). Intergenerational Effect of Maternal Exposure to Childhood Maltreatment on Newborn Brain Anatomy. Biol Psychiatry. 2018 Jan 15;83(2):120-127. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2017.07.009. Epub 2017 Jul 21.

Paul S, Beucke JC, Kaufmann C, Mersov A, Heinzel S, Kathmann N, Simon D (2018). Amygdala–prefrontal connectivity during appraisal of symptom-related stimuli in obsessive–compulsive disorder. Psychological Medicine 1–9.

Schulze, D., Kathmann, N., Reuter, B. Getting it just right: A reevaluation of OCD symptom dimensions integrating traditional and Bayesian approaches. J Anxiety Disord. 2018 May;56:63-73. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2018.04.003. Epub 2018 Apr 20.


Bey K, Lennertz L, Riesel A, Klawohn J, Kaufmann C, Heinzel S, Grützmann R, Kathmann N, Wagner M. Harm avoidance and childhood adversities in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder and their unaffected first-degree relatives. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 2017 Apr;135(4):328-338. doi: 10.1111/acps.12707.

Bey, K.*, Kloft, L.*, Lennertz, L., Grützmann, R., Heinzel, S., Kaufmann, C., Klawohn, J., Riesel, A., Meyhöfer, I., Kathmann, N., & Wagner, M. (2017). Volitional saccade performance in a large sample of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder and unaffected first-degree relatives. Psychophysiology, 1-11. 1-8. DOI: 10.1111/psyp.12884 *Both authors contributed equally to this work.

Boedhoe PS, Schmaal L, Abe Y, Ameis SH, Arnold PD, Batistuzzo MC, Benedetti F, Beucke JC, Bollettini I, Bose A, Brem S, Calvo A, Cheng Y, Cho KI, Dallaspezia S, Denys D, Fitzgerald KD, Fouche JP, Giménez M, Gruner P, Hanna GL, Hibar DP, Hoexter MQ, Hu H, Huyser C, Ikari K, Jahanshad N, Kathmann N, Kaufmann C, Koch K, Kwon JS, Lazaro L, Liu Y, Lochner C, Marsh R, Martínez-Zalacaín I, Mataix-Cols D, Menchón JM, Minuzzi L, Nakamae T, Nakao T, Narayanaswamy JC, Piras F, Piras F,Pittenger C, Reddy YC, Sato JR, Simpson HB, Soreni N, Soriano-Mas C, Spalletta G, Stevens MC, Szeszko PR, Tolin DF, Venkatasubramanian G, Walitza S, Wang Z, van Wingen GA, Xu J, Xu X, Yun JY, Zhao Q; ENIGMA OCD Working Group, Thompson PM, Stein DJ, van den Heuvel OA. Distinct Subcortical Volume Alterations in Pediatric and Adult OCD: A Worldwide Meta- and Mega-Analysis. Am J Psychiatry. 2017 Jan 1;174(1):60-69. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2016.16020201.

Boedhoe PSW, Schmaal L, Mataix-Cols D, Jahanshad N; ENIGMA OCD Working Group, Thompson PM, Stein D, van den Heuvel OA. Association and Causation in Brain Imaging in the Case of OCD: Response to McKay et al. Am J Psychiatry. 2017 Jun 1;174(6):597-599. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2017.17010019r.

Dieterich R, Endrass T, Kathmann N (2017). Uncertainty increases neural indices of attention in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Depress Anxiety. 2017 Nov;34(11):1018-1028. doi: 10.1002/da.22655. Epub 2017 May 25.

Grützmann, R., Riesel, A., Klawohn, J., Heinzel, S., Kaufmann, C., Bey, K., Lennertz, L., Wagner, M., & Kathmann, N. (2017). Frontal alpha asymmetry in OCD patients and unaffected first-degree relatives. J Abnorm Psychol, 126(6), 750-760. doi: 10.1037/abn0000283

Moog NK, Entringer S, Heim C, Wadhwa PD, Kathmann N, Buss C. Influence of maternal thyroid hormones during gestation on fetal brain development. Neuroscience. 2017 Feb 7;342:68-100. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2015.09.070.

Riesel A, Klawohn J, Kathmann N, Endrass T. Conflict monitoring and adaptation as reflected by N2 amplitude in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychol Med. 2017 Jun;47(8):1379-1388. doi: 10.1017/S0033291716003597.

Riesel, A., Goldhahn, S., & Kathmann, N. (2017). Hyperactive performance monitoring as a transdiagnostic marker: Results from health anxiety in comparison to obsessive-compulsive disorder. Neuropsychologia, 96, 1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2016.12.029


Beucke JC, Sepulcre J, Buhlmann U, Kathmann N, Moody T, Feusner JD. Degree connectivity in body dysmorphic disorder and relationships with obsessive and compulsive symptoms. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol. 2016 Oct;26(10):1657-66. doi: 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2016.04.011.

Dieterich, R., Endrass, T., & Kathmann, N. (2016). Uncertainty is associated with increased selective attention and sustained stimulus processing. Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci. 2016 Jun;16(3):447-56. doi: 10.3758/s13415-016-0405-8.

Endrass, T., Schuermann, B., Roepke, S., Kessler-Scheil, S., & Kathmann, N. (2016). Reduced risk avoidance and altered neural correlates of feedback processing in patients with borderline personality disorder. Psychiatry Research, 243, 14-22. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2016.06.016.

Garbusow, M., Schad, D.J., Sebold, M., Friedel, E., Bernhardt, N., Koch, S.P., Steinacher, B., Kathmann, N., Geurts, D.E., Sommer, C., Müller, D.K., Nebe, S., Paul, S., Wittchen, H.U., Zimmermann, U.S., Walter, H., Smolka, M.N., Sterzer, P., Rapp, M.A., Huys, Q.J., Schlagenhauf, F., & Heinz, A. (2016). Pavlovian-to-instrumental transfer effects in the nucleus accumbens relate to relapse in alcohol dependence. Addiction Biology, 21(3), 719-31. doi: 10.1111/adb.12243.

Grützmann, R., Endrass, T., Kaufmann, C., Allen, E., Eichele, T., & Kathmann, N. (2016). Presupplementary motor area contributes to altered error monitoring in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 80(7), 562-71. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2014.12.010.

Heinzel, S., Lorenz, R.C., Pelz, P., Heinz, A., Walter, H., Kathmann, N., Rapp, M.A., & Stelzel, C. (2016). Neural correlates of training and transfer effects in working memory in older adults. Neuroimage, 134, 236-49. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.03.068.

Hübner, C., Wiesendahl, W., Kleinstäuber, M., Stangier, U., Kathmann, N., & Buhlmann, U. (2016). Facial discrimination in body dysmorphic, obsessive-compulsive and social anxiety disorders. Psychiatry Research, 236, 105-111. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2015.12.024.

Klawohn J, Endrass T, Preuss J, Riesel A, Kathmann N. (2016). Modulation of hyperactive error signals in obsessive-compulsive disorder by dual-task demands. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 125(2), 292-298. doi: 10.1037/abn0000134.

Ludwig, K., Sterzer, P., Kathmann, N., & Hesselmann, G. (2016). Differential modulation of visual object processing in dorsal and ventral stream by stimulus visibility. Cortex, 83, 113-123. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2016.07.002.

Pankow, A., Katthagen, T., Diner, S., Deserno, L., Boehme, R., Kathmann, N., Gleich, T., Gaebler, M., Walter, H., Heinz, A., & Schlagenhauf, F. (2016). Aberrant Salience Is Related to Dysfunctional Self-Referential Processing in Psychosis. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 42(1), 67-76. doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbv098.

Paul, S., Endrass, T., Kathmann, N., Simon, D. (2016). Adapting another person's affective state modulates brain potentials to unpleasant pictures. Biological Psychology, 120, 81-87.

Paul, S., Kathmann, N., & Riesel, A. (2016). The costs of distraction: The effect of distraction during repeated picture processing on the LPP. Biological Psychology, 117, 225-34. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2016.04.002.

Paul, S., Simon, D., Endrass, T., & Kathmann, N. (2016). Altered emotion regulation in obsessive-compulsive disorder as evidenced by the late positive potential. Psychological Medicine, 46(1), 137-147. doi: 10.1017/S0033291715001610.

Reuter, B., Elsner, B., Möllers, D., & Kathmann, N. (2016). Decomposing mechanisms of abnormal saccade generation in schizophrenia patients: Contributions of volitional initiation, motor preparation, and fixation release. Psychophysiology, 53(11), 1712-1720. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12729.

Sebold, M., Schad, D.J., Nebe, S., Garbusow, M., Jünger, E., Kroemer, N.B., Kathmann, N., Zimmermann, U.S., Smolka, M.N., Rapp, M.A., Heinz, A., Huys, Q.J. (2016). Don't think, just feel the music: Individuals with strong Pavlovian-to-Instrumental Transfer effects rely less on model-based reinforcement learning. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 28(7), 985-95. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_00945.

Steimke, R., Stelzel, C., Gaschler, R., Rothkirch, M., Ludwig, V.U., Paschke, L.M., Trempler, I., Kathmann, N., Goschke, T., & Walter, H. (2016). Decomposing self-control: Individual differences in goal pursuit despite interfering aversion, temptation, and distraction. Frontiers in Psychology, 2016 Apr 18, 7, 382. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00382.


Brakemeier EL, Merkl A, Wilbertz G, Quante A, Regen F, Bührsch N, Hall Fv, Kischkel E, Anghelescu I, Danker-Hopfe H, Heuser I, Kathmann N, Bajbouj M (2015). Reply to: Continuation antidepressant strategies after electroconvulsive therapy: ultrabrief pulse versus cognitive-behavioral therapy. Biological Psychiatry, 77(3):e9. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2014.06.023.

Kathmann, N. (2015). Evidenzbasierte Psychotherapie bei Zwangsstörungen. Empfehlungen der S3-Leitlinien für die Praxis und Konsequenzen für die Forschung. Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 44, 219-227. DOI: 10.1026/1616-3443/a000330.

Kathmann, N. (2015). Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder across the Life Span. In: James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol 17. Oxford: Elsevier. pp. 119–126. ISBN: 9780080970868.

Kehrer, S., Kraft, A., Koch, S.P., Kathmann, N., Irlbacher, K., & Brandt, S.A. (2015). Timing of spatial priming within the fronto-parietal attention network: A TMS study. Neuropsychologia, 74, 30-36. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.11.017.

Kraft A, Dyrholm M, Kehrer S, Kaufmann C, Bruening J, Kathmann N, Bundesen C, Irlbacher K, Brandt SA (2015). TMS over the right precuneus reduces the bilateral field advantage in visual short term memory capacity. Brain Stimulation, 8(2), 216-23. doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2014.11.004.

Ludwig K, Kathmann N, Sterzer P, Hesselmann G (2015). Investigating category- and shape-selective neural processing in ventral and dorsal visual stream under interocular suppression. Human Brain Mapping, 36(1), 137-49. doi: 10.1002/hbm.22618.

Riesel, A., Endrass, T., Auerbach, L.A., & Kathmann, N. (2015). Overactive Performance Monitoring as an Endophenotype for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Evidence From a Treatment Study. American Journal of Psychiatry, 172(7), 665-673. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2014.14070886.

Riesel, A., Richter, A., Kaufmann, C., Kathmann, N., & Endrass, T. (2015). Performance monitoring in obsessive-compulsive undergraduates: Effects of task difficulty. Brain and Cognition, 98, 35-42. doi: 10.1016/j.bandc.2015.05.002.


Beucke, J.C., Sepulcre, J., Eldaief, M.C., Sebold, M., Kathmann, N., Kaufmann, C. (2014). Default mode network subsystem alterations in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Br. J. Psychiatry. Nov;205(5):376-82. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.113.137380.

Brakemeier, E.L., Merkl, A., Wilbertz, G., Quante, A., Regen, F., Bührsch, N., van Hall, F., Kischkel, E., Danker-Hopfe, H., Anghelescu, I., Heuser, I., Kathmann, N., Bajbouj, M. (2014). Cognitive-behavioral therapy as continuation treatment to sustain response after electroconvulsive therapy in depression: a randomized controlled trial. Biological Psychiatry, 76(3), 194-202. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2013.11.030

Buhlmann, U., Rupf, L., Gleiss, M.J., Zschenderlein, K., Kathmann, N. (2014). Seeing "changes" that aren't there: facial and object discrimination in body dysmorphic disorder. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 55(3), 468-474. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2013.09.011.

Endrass, T., Riesel, A., Kathmann, N., & Buhlmann, U. (2014). Performance monitoring in obsessive–compulsive disorder and social anxiety disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 123(4), 705-714. doi: 10.1037/abn0000012

Garbusow M, Schad DJ, Sommer C, Jünger E, Sebold M, Friedel E, Wendt J, Kathmann N, Schlagenhauf F, Zimmermann US, Heinz A, Huys QJ, Rapp MA (2014). Pavlovian-to-instrumental transfer in alcohol dependence: a pilot study.Neuropsychobiology, 70(2), 111-21. doi: 10.1159/000363507.

Grützmann, R., Endrass, T., Klawohn, J., & Kathmann, N. (2014). Response accuracy rating modulates ERN and Pe amplitudes. Biological Psychology, 96, 1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2013.10.007.

Grützmann, R., Riesel, A., Klawohn, J., Kathmann, N., Endrass, T. (2014). Complementary modulation of N2 and CRN by conflict frequency. Psychophysiology, 51(8), 761-772. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12222.

Heinzel, S,, Lorenz, R.C., Brockhaus, W.R., Wüstenberg, T., Kathmann, N., Heinz, A., & Rapp, M.A. (2014). Working memory load-dependent brain response predicts behavioral training gains in older adults. Journal of Neuroscience, 34(4), 1224-1233. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2463-13.2014.

Heinzel, S., Schulte, S., Onken, J., Duong, Q.L., Riemer, T.G., Heinz, A., Kathmann, N., Rapp, M.A. (2014). Working memory training improvements and gains in non-trained cognitive tasks in young and older adults. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 21(2):146-73. doi: 10.1080/13825585.2013.790338.

Ischebeck, M., Endrass, T., Simon, D., Kathmann, N. (2014). Altered frontal EEG asymmetry in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychophysiology, 51(7),596-601. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12214.

Klawohn J, Riesel A, Grützmann R, Kathmann N, Endrass T (2014). Performance monitoring in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a temporo-spatial principal component analysis. Cognitive Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 14(3),983-95. doi:10.3758/s13415-014-0248-0.

Ludwig VU, Stelzel C, Krutiak H, Magrabi A, Steimke R, Paschke LM, Kathmann N, Walter H (2014). The suggestible brain: posthypnotic effects on value-based decision-making. Social Cognitive and Affective Neurosciences, 9(9),1281-8. doi: 10.1093/scan/nst110.

Riesel A, Kathmann N, Endrass T (2014). Overactive performance monitoring in obsessive-compulsive disorder is independent of symptom expression. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 264(8):707-17. doi: 10.1007/s00406-014-0499-3.

Sebold M, Deserno L, Nebe S, Schad DJ, Garbusow M, Hägele C, Keller J, Jünger E, Kathmann N, Smolka M, Rapp MA, Schlagenhauf F, Heinz A, Huys QJ (2014). Model-based and model-free decisions in alcohol dependence. Neuropsychobiology, 70(2), 122-31. doi: 10.1159/000362840.

Simon, D., Adler, N., Kaufmann, C. & Kathmann, N. (2014). Amygdala hyperactivation during symptom provocation in obsessive-compulsive disorder and its modulation by distraction. NeuroImage: Clinical, 4:549-557. DOI: 10.1016/j.nicl.2014.03.011


Bender, J., Reuter, B., Möllers, D., Kaufmann, C., Gallinat, J., & Kathmann, N. (2013). Neural correlates of impaired volitional action control in schizophrenia patients. Psychophysiology, 50(9), 872-884. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12060.

Bender, J., Tark, K.J., Reuter, B., Kathmann, N., & Curtis, C.E. (2013). Differential roles of the frontal and parietal cortices in the control of saccades. Brain and Cognition, 83(1), 1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.bandc.2013.06.005.

Beucke, J. C., Sepulcre, J., Talukdar, T, Linnman, C., Zschenderlein, K., Endrass, T., Kaufmann, C., & Kathmann, N. (2013). Abnormally high degree connectivity of the orbitofrontal cortex in obsessive-compulsive disorder. JAMA Psychiatry, 70(6), 619-629. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.173.

Buhlmann, U., Winter, A., & Kathmann, N. (2013). Emotion Recognition in Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Application of the Reading the Mind in the Eyes Task. Body Image, 10(2), 247-250. doi: 10.1016/j.bodyim.2012.12.001.

Endrass, T., Koehne, S., Riesel, A., & Kathmann, N. (2013). Neural correlates of feedback processing in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 122(2), 387-396. doi: 10.1037/a0031496.

Fydrich, T., Ertle, A. & Kathmann, N. (2013). Evidenzbasierte Diagnostik und Psychotherapie der Zwangsstörung. Psychotherapeut, 58, 395-411.

Kathmann, N., Bogdahn, B., & Endrass, T. (2013). Negative priming in obsessive-compulsive disorder and schizophrenia: Association with symptom patterns. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 4(4), 405-419. doi: 10.5127/jep.031512

Kaufmann, C., Beucke, J.C., Preuße, F., Endrass, T., Schlagenhauf, F., Heinz, A., Juckel, G., & Kathmann, N. (2013). Medial prefrontal brain activation to anticipated reward and loss in obsessive–compulsive disorder. NeuroImage: Clinical 2, 212–220. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2013.01.005

Kloft, L., Reuter B., Riesel, A., & Kathmann, N. (2013). Impaired volitional saccade control: first evidence for a new candidate endophenotype in obsessive-compulsive disorder. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 263(3), 215-222. doi:10.1007/s00406-012-0331-x.

Kraft, A., Dyrholm, M., Bundesen, C., Kyllingsbæk, S., Kathmann, N., & Brandt, S.A. (2013). Visual attention capacity parameters covary with hemifield alignment. Neuropsychologia, 51(5), 876-885. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2013.01.021.

Kühn, S., Kaufmann, C., Simon, D., Endrass, T., Gallinat, J., & Kathmann, N. (2013). Reduced thickness of anterior cingulate cortex in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Cortex, 49(8), 2178-2185. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2012.09.001.

Liebermann, D., Ostendorf, F., Kopp, U.A., Kraft, A., Bohner, G., Nabavi, D.G., Kathmann, N., & Ploner, C.J. (2013). Subjective cognitive-affective status following thalamic stroke. Journal of Neurology, 260(2), 386-396. doi: 10.1007/s00415-012-6635-y.

Ludwig, K., Sterzer, P., Kathmann, N., Franz, V.H., Hesselmann, G. (2013). Learning to detect but not to grasp suppressed visual stimuli. Neuropsychologia, 51(13), 2930-2938. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2013.09.035.

Ludwig, V.U., Stelzel, C., Krutiak, H., Prunkl, C.E., Steimke, R., Paschke, L.M., Kathmann, N., Walter, H. (2013). Impulsivity, self-control, and hypnotic suggestibility. Consciousness and Cognition, 22(2), 637-653. doi:10.1016/j.concog.2013.04.001.

Paul, S., Simon, D., Kniesche, R., Kathmann, N., & Endrass, T. (2013). Timing effects of antecedent- and response-focused emotion regulation strategies. Biological Psychology, 94(1), 136-142. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2013.05.019.

Sanders, L. L., de Millas, W., Heinz, A., Kathmann, N., & Sterzer, P. (2013). Apparent motion perception in patients with paranoid schizophrenia. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 263(3), 233-239. doi: 10.1007/s00406-012-0344-5.

Schefter M, Werheid K, Almkvist O, Lönnqvist Akenine U, Kathmann N, Winblad B (2013). Recogniton memory for emotional faces in amnestic mild memory impairment: An event-reated potential study. Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition, 20, 49-79

Schilling C, Kühn S, Romanowski A, Banaschewski T, Barbot A, Barker GJ, Brühl R, Büchel C, Charlet K, Conrod PJ, Czech K, Dalley JW, Flor H, Häke I, Ittermann B, Ivanov N, Mann K, Lüdemann K, Martinot JL, Palafox C, Paus T, Poline JB, Reuter J, Rietschel M, Robbins TW, Smolka MN, Ströhle A, Walaszek B, Kathmann N, Schumann G, Heinz A, Garavan H, & Gallinat J; IMAGEN consortium (2013). Common structural correlates of trait impulsiveness and perceptual reasoning in adolescence. Human Brain Mapping, 34(2), 374-383.

Schilling, C., Kühn, S., Paus, T., Romanowski, A., Banaschewski, T., Barbot, A., Barker, G. J., Brühl, R., Büchel, C., Conrod, P. J., Dalley, J. W., Flor, H., Ittermann, B., Ivanov, N., Mann, K., Martinot, J. L., Nees, F., Rietschel, M., Robbins, T. W., Smolka, M. N., Ströhle, A., Kathmann, N., Garavan, H., Heinz, A., Schumann, G., Gallinat J; & IMAGEN consortium ( (2013). Cortical thickness of superior frontal cortex predicts impulsiveness and perceptual reasoning in adolescence. Molecular Psychiatry, 18(5):624-30. doi: 10.1038/mp.2012.56.

Simon, D., Kaufmann, C., Kniesche R., Kischkel, E. & Kathmann, N. (2013). Autonomic responses and neural-cardiac coupling during individually tailored symptom provocation in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 27(7):635-644. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2013.08.005.


Beucke, J. C., Kaufmann, C., Linnman, C., Gruetzmann, R., Endrass, T., Deckersbach, T., Dougherty, D. D., & Kathmann, N. (2012). Altered cingulostriatal coupling in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Brain Connectivity, 2(4), 191-202.

Endrass, T., Klawohn, J., Gruetzmann, R., Ischebeck, M., & Kathmann, N. (2012). Response-related negativities following correct and incorrect responses: evidence from a temporospatial principal component analysis. Psychophysiology, 49(6), 733-43. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2012.01365.x.

Endrass, T., Klawohn, J., Preuss, J., & Kathmann, N. (2012). Temporospatial dissociation of Pe subcomponents for perceived and unperceived errors. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6, 178. Epub 2012 Jun 22.

Endrass, T., Schreiber, M., & Kathmann, N. (2012). Speeding up older adults: Age-effects on error processing in speed and accuracy conditions. Biological Psychology, 89(2), 426-432.

Gentsch, A., Kathmann, N., & Schütz-Bosbach, S. (2012). Reliability of sensory predictions determines the experience of self-agency. Behavioural Brain Research, 228(2), 415-22.

Gentsch, A., Schütz-Bosbach, S., Endrass, T., & Kathmann, N. (2012). Dysfunctional forward model mechanisms and aberrant sense of agency in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 71(7), 652-9.

Kloft, L., Reuter, B., Viswanathan, J., Kathmann, N., & Barton, J. (2012). The role of response selection in antisaccades, other volitional saccades, and prosaccades. Exp Brain Res, 222(4), 345-353.

Pomper, U., Höfle, M., Hauck, M., Kathmann, N., Engel, A.K., & Senkowski, D. (2012). Crossmodal bias of visual input on pain perception and pain-induced beta activity. Neuroimage, 66C, 469-478. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2012.10.040.

Riesel, A., Weinberg, A., Endrass, T., Kathmann, N., & Hajcak, G. (2012). Punishment has a lasting impact on error-related brain activity. Psychophysiology, 49 (2), 239-47

Sanders LL, Muckli L, de Millas W, Lautenschlager M, Heinz A, Kathmann N, & Sterzer P (2012). Detection of visual events along the apparent motion trace in patients with paranoid schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 198(2), 216-223

Schefter M, Knorr S, Kathmann N, Werheid K (2012). Age differences on ERP old/new effects for emotional and neutral faces International Journal of Psychophysiology, 85. 257-269.

Schilling, C., Kühn, S., Romanowski, A., Schubert, F., Kathmann, N., Gallinat, J. (2012). Cortical thickness correlates with impulsiveness in healthy adults. Neuroimage, 59(1), 824-30.

Schreiber, M., Endrass, T., Weigand, A., & Kathmann, N. (2012). Age effects on adjustments of performance monitoring to task difficulty. Journal of Psychophysiology, 26(4), 145–153.

Schuermann, B., Endrass, T., & Kathmann, N. (2012). Neural correlates of feedback processing in decision-making under risk. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6, 204. Epub 2012 Jul 6.

Simon, D., Kischkel, E., Spielberg, R. & Kathmann, N. (2012). A pilot study on the validity of using pictures and videos for individualized symptom provocation in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychiatry Research, Volume 198, Issue 1, p. 81–88.


Buhlmann, U., Gleiß, M.J.L., Rupf, L., Zschenderlein, K., & Kathmann, N. (2011). Modifying emotion recognition deficits in body dysmorphic disorder: An experimental investigation. Depression and Anxiety, 28, 924–931.

Buhlmann, U., Teachman, B.A., & Kathmann, N. (2011). Evaluating implicit attractiveness beliefs in body dysmorphic disorder using the Go/No-go Association Task. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 42, 192-197.

Endrass, T., Kloft, L., Kaufmann, C. & Kathmann, N. (2011). Approach and avoidance learning in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Depression and Anxiety, 28, 166-172.

Ischebeck, M., Endrass, T., Simon, D., and Kathmann, N. (2011). Auditory novelty processing is enhanced in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Depression and Anxiety, 28 (10), 915-923.

Pietschmann, M., Endrass, T., Czerwon, B., & Kathmann, N. (2011). Aging, probabilistic learning and performance monitoring. Biological Psychology, 86, 74-82.

Reuter B, Möllers D, Bender J, Schwehn A, Ziemek J, Gallinat J, Kathmann N. (2011). Volitional saccades and attentional mechanisms in schizophrenia patients and healthy control subjects. Psychophysiology, 48(10), 1333-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2011.01213.x.

Riesel, A., Endrass, T., Kaufmann, C., & Kathmann, N. (2011). Overactive error-related brain activity as a candidate endophenotype for obsessive-compulsive disorder: Evidence from unaffected first-degree relatives. American Journal of Psychiatry, 168, 317-324.

Schreiber, M., Pietschmann, M., Kathmann, N., & Endrass, T. (2011). ERP correlates of performance monitoring in elderly. Brain and Cognition, 76, 131-139.

Schürmann, B., Kathmann, N., Stiglmayr, C., Renneberg, B., & Endrass, T. (2011). Impaired decision making and feedback evaluation in borderline personality disorder. Psychological Medicine, 41(9), 1917-1927.

Kloft, L., Kischkel, E., Kathmann, N. & Reuter, B. (2011). Evidence for a deficit in volitional action generation in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychophysiology, 48(6), 755-761.

Pietschmann, M., Endrass, T., & Kathmann, N. (2011). Age-related alterations in performance monitoring during and after learning. Neurobiology of Aging, 32, 1320-1330.


Kloft, L., Reuter, B., Moellers, D. & Kathmann, N. (2010, June). Impaired volitional saccade generation in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Poster presented at the 36th conference “Psychologie und Gehirn” [Psychology and the brain], Greifswald, Germany.

Endrass T., Schuermann B., Kaufmann C., Spielberg R., Kniesche R. & Kathmann N. (2010). Performance Monitoring and Error Significance in Patients with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Biological Psychology. 84, 257-263.

Rampacher, F., Lennertz, L., Vogeley, A., Schulze-Rauschenbach, S., Kathmann, N., Falkai, P., Wagner, M. Evidence for specific cognitive deficits in visual information processing in patients with OCD compared to patients with unipolar depression. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2010 Aug 16;34(6):984-91

Reuter, B., Kaufmann, C., Bender, J., Pinkpank, T., & Kathmann, N. (2010). Distinct neural correlates for volitional generation and inhibition of saccades. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22(4). 728-38.

Simon, D., Kaufmann, C., Müsch, K., Kischkel, E. and Kathmann, N. (2010). Fronto-striato-limbic hyperactivation in obsessive-compulsive disorder during individually tailored symptom provocation. Psychophysiology, 47 (4), 728-738.

Werheid K, Gruno M, Kathmann N, Fischer H, Almkvist O, Winblad B (2010). Biased recognition of positive faces in aging and amnestic mild cognitive impairment. Psychology and Aging, 25, 1-15.


Kloft, L., Reuter, B., Moellers, D. & Kathmann, N. (2009, November). Impaired volitional saccade generation in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Poster presented at the 8th Conference on Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, Bremen, Germany.

Kloft, L., Reuter, B., Moellers, D. & Kathmann, N. (2009, Oktober). Impaired response inhibition in obsessive-compulsive disorder: evidence from an antisaccade task. Psychophysiology, 46, S154-S154.

Franke, C., Reuter, B., Breddin, A., & Kathmann, N. (2009). Response switching in schizophrenia patients and healthy subjects: effects of the inter-response interval. Experimental Brain Research, 196, 429-438.

Hornung, O.P., Regen, F., Dorn, H., Anghelescu, I., Kathmann, N., Schredl, M., Danker-Hopfe H. & Heuser, I. (2009). The effects of donepezil on postlearning sleep EEG of healthy older adults. Pharmacopsychiatry, 42(1), 9-13.

Kehrer, S., Kraft, A., Irlbacher, K., Koch, S.P., Hagendorf, H., Kathmann, N., Brandt, S.A. (2009). Electrophysiological evidence for cognitive control during conflict processing in visual spatial attention. Psychological Research, 73(6), 751-61.


Blaskewitz, N., Merten, T., & Kathmann, N. (2008). Performance of children on symptom validity tests: TOMM, MSVT and FIT. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 23, 379-391.

Endrass, T., Klawohn, J., Schuster, F. & Kathmann, N. (2008). Overactive performance monitoring in obsessive-compulsive disorder: ERP evidence from correct and erroneous reactions. Neuropsychologia, 1877-1887.

Ettinger, U., Ffytche, D., Kumari, V. Kathmann, N., Reuter, B., Zelaya, F., Williams, S. (2008). Decomposing the neural correlates of antisaccade eye movements using event-related fMRI. Cerebral Cortex, 18, 1148-1159.

Kathmann, N., (2008). Neuropsychologie der Zwangsstörung. Reihe Fortschritte der Neuropsychologie. Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Pietschmann, M., Simon, K., Endrass, T. & Kathmann, N. (2008). Changes of performance monitoring with learning in older and younger adults. Psychophysiology, 45, 559-568.


Reuter B. & Kathmann N. (2007). Störungen der Handlungskontrolle im Kontext neuropsychologischer Befunde bei Schizophrenie [Impairments of action control in the context of neuropsychological findings in schizophrenia]. Fortschritte der Neurologie und Psychiatrie, 75(10), 607-16.

Blaskewitz N, Gorny I, Merten T, Kathmann N. (2007). Anleitung zum nicht-authentischen Testverhalten: Coaching-Praktiken und ihre Folgen. Praxis der Rechtspsychologie, 17(1), 108-124.

Brakemeier, E.L., Luborzewski, A., Danker-Hopfe, H., Kathmann, N., Bajbouj, M. (2007). Positive predictors for antidepressive response to prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS). Journal of Psychiatric Research 41, 395-403.

Endrass, T., Reuter, B. & Kathmann, N. (2007). ERP correlates of conscious error recognition: aware and unaware errors in an antisaccade task. European Journal of Neuroscience 26, 1714-1720.

Franke C, Reuter B, Schulz L, Kathmann N. (2007). Schizophrenia patients show impaired response switching in saccade tasks. Biological Psychology, 76, 91-99.

Grüsser, S.M., Wölfling, K., Mörsen, C.P., Kathmann, N. & Flor, H. (2007). The influence of current mood on affective startle modulation. Experimantal Brain Research 177, 122-128.

Kathmann, N. & Reuter, B. (2007). Aufmerksamkeit. In S. Gauggel & T. Kircher (Hrsg.) Neuropsychologie der Schizophrenie. Symptome, Kognition, Gehirn (S. 166-179). Heidelberg: Springer.

Kathmann, N. (2007). Die Wirksamkeit verhaltenstherapeutischer Behandlungsverfahren bei Zwangsstörungen. Zeitschrift für Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 55(4), 239-248.

Klein, T., Endrass, T., Kathmann, N., Neumann, J., von Cramon, Y. & Ullsperger, M. (2007). Neural correlates of error awareness. NeuroImage 34, 1774-1781.

Reuter, B., Jäger, M., Bottlender, R., & Kathmann, N. (2007). Impaired action control in schizophrenia: The role of volitional saccade initiation. Neuropsychologia, 45, 1840-1848.


Buhlmann, U., Deckersbach, T., Engelhard, I., Cook, L.M., Rauch, S., Kathmann, N., Wilhelm, S. & Savage, C.R. (2006). Cognitive Retraining for organizational impairment in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychiatry Research, 144, 109-116.

Kathmann, N., Bogdahn, B., & Endrass, T. (2006). Event-related brain potential variations during location and identity negative priming. Neuroscience Letters, 394, 53-56.

Reuter, B., Herzog, E., & Kathmann, N. (2006). Antisaccade performance of schizophrenia patients: Evidence of reduced task-set activation and impaired error detection. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 40, 122-130.

Reuter, B., Herzog, E., Endrass, T., Kathmann, N. (2006). Brain potentials indicate poor preparation for action in schizophrenia. Psychophysiology, 43(6), 604-611.

Reuter, B., Philipp, A. M., Koch, I., & Kathmann, N. (2006). Effects of switching between leftward and rightward pro- and antisaccades. Biological Psychology, 72, 88-95.

Scheibe, C., Wartenburger, I., Wüstenberg, T., Kathmann, N., Villringer, A., Heekeren H.R. (2006). Neural correlates of the interaction between transient and sustained processes - a mixed blocked/event-related fmri study. Human Brain Mapping 27, 545-551.


Dick, S., Kathmann, N., Ostendorf, F., & Ploner, C. J. (2005). Differential effects of target probability on saccade latencies in gap and warning tasks. Experimental Brain Research, 164, 458-463

Endrass, T., Franke, C., & Kathmann, N. (2005). Error awareness in a saccade countermanding task. Journal of Psychophysiology, 19, 275-280.

Kathmann, N., Rupertseder, C., Hauke, W., & Zaudig, M. (2005). Implicit sequence learning in obsessive-compulsive disorder: Further support for the fronto-striatal dysfunction model. Biological Psychiatry, 58, 239-244.

Reuter, B., Rakusan, L., & Kathmann, N. (2005). Impaired antisaccade performance in schizophrenia: an inhibition deficit ? Psychiatry Research, 135, 1-10.

Zwanzger, P., Schuele, C., Eser, D., Baghai, T. C., Padberg, F., Ella, R., Möller, H.J., Rupprecht, R., Kathmann, N. (2005). Saccadic eye velocity (SEV) after selective GABA enhancement with Tiagabine in healthy volunteers. Neuropsychobiology, 52, 147-150.


Geretsegger, C., Schäfer, M., & Kathmann, N. (2004). Auswirkungen der Elektrokonvulsionstherapie auf kognitive Funktionen. In T.C.Baghai, R. S. Frey, S. Kasper, & H. J. Möller (Eds.), Elektrokunvulsionstherapie. Klinische und wissenschaftliche Aspekte (pp. 239-260). Wien, New York: Springer.

Kathmann, N. (2004). Okulomotorische Störungen. In T.Jahn (Ed.), Bewegungsstörungen bei psychischen Erkrankungen (pp. 129-145). Berlin Heidelberg: Springer.

Reuter, B. & Kathmann, N. (2004). Using saccade tasks as a tool to analyze executive dysfunctions in schizophrenia. Acta Psychologica, 115, 255-269.


Kathmann, N., Hochrein, A., Uwer, R., & Bondy, B. (2003). Deficits in gain of smooth pursuit eye movements in schizophrenia and affective disorder patients and their unaffected relatives. American Journal of Psychiatry, 160, 696-702.

Koller, G., Satzger, W., Adam, M., Wagner, M., Kathmann, N., Soyka, M. et al. (2003). Effects of scopolamine on matching to sample paradigm and related tests in human subjects. Neuropsychobiology, 48, 87-94.


Grabe, H. J., Parschau, A., Thiel, A., Kathmann, N., Boerner, R., Hoff, P. et al. (2002). Die AMDP-Rating Skala für Zwangssymptomatik - 2. Version. Fortschritte der Neurologie-Psychiatrie, 70, 227-233

Padberg, F., Zwanzger, P., Keck, M. E., Kathmann, N., Mikhaiel, P., Ella, R. et al. (2002). Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in major depression: Relation between efficacy and stimulation intensity. Neuropsychopharmacology, 27, 638-645.


Kathmann, N. (2001). Neurokognitive Grundlagen schizophrener Symptome: ein Überblick. Zeitschrift fur Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 30, 241-250.

Kojima, T., Matsushima, E., Ohta, K., Toru, M., Han, Y. H., Shen, Y. C.Moussaoui, D., David, I., Sato, K., Yamashita, I., Kathmann, N., Hippius, H., Thavundayil, J.X., Lal, S., vasavan, N.N.P., Potkin, S.G., Prilipko, L., (2001). Stability of exploratory eye movements as a marker of schizophrenia - a WHO multi-center study. Schizophrenia Research, 52, 203-213.

Meisenzahl, E. M., Rujescu, D., Kirner, A., Giegling, I., Kathmann, N., Leinsinger, G. et al. (2001). Association of an interleukin-1 beta genetic polymorphism with altered brain structure in patients with schizophrenia. American Journal of Psychiatry, 158, 1316-1319.

Soyka, M., Albus, M., Immler, B., Kathmann, N., & Hippius, H. (2001). Psychopathology in dual diagnosis and non-addicted schizophrenics - are there differences? European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 251, 232-238.

Zetzsche, T., Meisenzahl, E. M., Preuss, U. W., Holder, J. J., Kathmann, N., Leinsinger, G. et al. (2001). In-vivo analysis of the human planum temporale (PT): does the definition of PT borders influence the results with regard to cerebral asymmetry and correlation with handedness? Psychiatry Research-Neuroimaging, 107, 99-115.

Zwanzger, P., Baghai, T. C., Schuele, C., Strohle, A., Padberg, F., Kathmann, N. et al. (2001). Vigabatrin decreases cholecystokinin-tetrapeptide (CCK-4) induced panic in healthy volunteers. Neuropsychopharmacology, 25, 699-703.


Kathmann, N., von Recum, S., Haag, C., & Engel, R. R. (2000). Electrophysiological evidence for reduced latent inhibition in schizophrenic patients. Schizophrenia Research, 45, 103-114.


Kathmann, N., Frodl-Bauch, T., & Hegerl, U. (1999). Stability of the mismatch negativity under different stimulus and attention conditions. Clinical Neurophysiology, 110, 317-323.

Kathmann, N., Hochrein, A., & Uwer, R. (1999). Effects of dual task demands on the accuracy of smooth pursuit eye movements. Psychophysiology, 36, 158-163.

Padberg, F., Zwanzger, P., Thoma, H., Kathmann, N., Haag, C., Greenberg, B. D. et al. (1999). Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in pharmacotherapy-refractory major depression: comparative study of fast, slow and sham rTMSI. Psychiatry Research, 88, 163-171.


Grabe, H. J., Hartschen, V., Welter-Werner, E., Thiel, A., Freyberger, H. J., Kathmann, N. et al. (1998). Development of an AMDP module for identification of obsessive-compulsive symptoms (conceptualisation and empirical results). Fortschritte der Neurologie Psychiatrie, 66, 201-206.

Grabe, H. J., Hartschen, V., Welter-Werner, E., Thiel, A., Freyberger, H. J., Kathmann, N. et al. (1998). Entwicklung eines AMDP-Moduls zur Erfassung von Zwangssymptomen. Konzeptualisierung und empirische Ergebnisse. Fortschritte der Neurologie-Psychiatrie, 66, 201-206.

Kathmann, N. (1998). Neuropsychologie der Zwangserkrankung. Psychotherapie in Psychiatrie, Psychotherapeutischer Medizin und Klinischer Psychologie, 3, 249-257.

Kathmann, N., Hochrein, A., & Bondy, B. (1998). Störungen langsamer Augenfolgebewegungen als Vulnerabilitätsmarker der Schizophrenie. In H.-J.Möller & N. Müller (Eds.), Schizophrenie - Moderne Konzepte zu Diagnostik, Pathogenese und Therapie (pp. 163-173). Wien: Springer.


Frodl-Bauch, T., Kathmann, N., Möller, H.-J., & Hegerl, U. (1997). Test-retest reliability and dipole localization of frequency and duration MMN generators. Brain Topography, 10, 3-8.

Müller, N., Putz, A., Kathmann, N., Lehle, R., Gunther, W., & Straube, A. (1997). Characteristics of obsessive-compulsive symptoms in Tourette's syndrome, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and Parkinson's disease. Psychiatry Research, 70, 105-114.

Tigges, P., Kathmann, N., & Engel, R. R. (1997). Identification of input variables for feature based artificial neural networks saccade detection in EOG recordings. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 45, 175-184.


Kathmann, N., Soyka, M., Bickel, R., & Engel, R. R. (1996). ERP changes in alcoholics with and without alcohol psychosis. Biological Psychiatry, 39, 873-881.

Kathmann, N., Soyka, M., Gallinat, J., & Hegerl, U. (1996). Effects of acamprosate on verbal learning in healthy young subjects. In M.Soyka (Ed.), Acamprosate, (pp. 105-110). Berlin: Springer

Kathmann, N., Wagner, M., Satzger, W., & Engel, R. (1996). Vigilanzmessung auf Verhaltensebene: Der Continuous Performance Test - München (CPT-M). In H.-J.Möller, R. Engel, & P. Hoff (Eds.), Befunderbebung in der Psychiatrie: Lebensqualität, Negativsymptomatik und andere aktuelle Entwicklungen (pp. 331-338). Wien: Springer.

Müller, N., Putz, A., Kathmann, N., Guenther, R., & Straube, A. (1996). Gilles-de-la-Tourette Syndrom: Psychopathologische Differenzierung zu Zwangsstörungen und EEG-Mapping-Befunde. In H.-J.Möller, F. Müller-Spahn, & G. Kurtz (Eds.), Biologische Psychiatrie (pp. 400-402). Wien: Springer.

Putz, A., Müller, N., Kathmann, N., Voderholzer, U., Guenther, W., & Straube, A. (1996). Approaches to the pathophysiology of Tourette syndrome. Acta Psychiatrica Belgica, 96, 255-269.

Wagner, M., Rendtorff, N., Kathmann, N., & Engel, R. R. (1996). CNV, PINV and probe-evoked potentials in schizophrenics. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, 98, 130-143.


Kathmann, N. (1995). Psychologische und biologische Determinanten langsamer Augenfolgebewegungen. Eine Übersicht. In K.Pawlik (Ed.), Bericht über den 39. Kongreß der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie in Hamburg (pp. 328-334). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Kathmann, N., Wagner, M., Rendtorff, N., & Engel, R. R. (1995). Delayed Peak Latency of the Mismatch Negativity in Schizophrenics and Alcoholics. Biological Psychiatry, 37, 754-757.

Kathmann, N., Wagner, M., Rendtorff, N., Schochlin, C., & Engel, R. R. (1995). Information-Processing During Eye Tracking As Revealed by Event-Related Potentials in Schizophrenics, Alcoholics, and Healthy Controls. Schizophrenia Research, 16, 145-156.

Müller, N., Putz, A., Straube, A., & Kathmann, N. (1995). Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders and Gilles-De-La-Tourette Syndrome - Differential-Diagnosis of Organic and Psychic Obsessions and Compulsions. Nervenarzt, 66, 372-378.

Müller, N., Putz, A., Straube, A., & Kathmann, N. (1995). Zwangsstörung und Gilles-de-La-Tourette-Syndrom. Zur Differentialdiagnose von organischer und psychogener Zwangssymptomatik. Nervenarzt, 66, 372-378.

Tigges, P., Kathmann, N., & Engel, R. (1995). Saccade detection in EOG recordings of smooth pursuit eye movements using antificial neural networks:A comparison of raw data input with feature data input semiautomatically extracted from ANN analysis. In World Congress of Neural Networks (pp. 237-240). New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum.1995

Tigges, P., Kathmann, N., & Engel, R. (1995). Semiautomated extraction of decision relevant features from a raw data based artificial neural network demonstrated by the problem of saccade detection in EOG recordings of smooth pussuit eye movements. In F.Girosi, J. Mahhoul, E. Manolakos, & E. Wilson (Eds.), Neural Networks for Signal Processing V (pp. 465-474). New York: IEEE.

Wagner, M., Rendtorff, N., Kathmann, N., & Engel, R. R. (1995). Electrophysiological Correlates of Selective Attention in Schizophrenics. Eeg-Emg-Zeitschrift fur Elektroenzephalographie Elektromyographie und Verwandte Gebiete, 26, 72-82.


Haag, C., Kathmann, N., Hock, C., Gunther, W., Voderholzer, U., & Laakmann, G. (1994). Lateralization of the Bereitschaftspotential to the Left-Hemisphere in Patients with Major Depression. Biological Psychiatry, 36, 453-457.

Kathmann, N., Kuisle, U., Bommer, M., Naber, D., Muller, O. A., & Engel, R. R. (1994). Effects of Elevated Triiodothyronine on Cognitive Performance and Mood in Healthy-Subjects. Neuropsychobiology, 29, 136-142.

Kolk, A., Kathmann, N., Greil, W., & Kauert, G. (1994). Pharmacokinetics after one single dosage of a new sustained release lithiumsulfate preparation in comparison to lithiumcoarbonate. Lithium, 5, 91-94.


Kathmann, N., Hochrein, A., Bondy, B., Thaler, B., Weissauer, D., Peuker, B. et al. (1993). Störungen der langsamen Augenfolgebewegungen als phänotypischer Marker der Schizophrenie. In P.Baumann (Ed.), Biologische Psychiatrie der Gegenwart (pp. 145-150). Wien, New York: Springer.

Kathmann, N., Rohn, I., Bommer, M., Wagner, M., & Engel, R. (1993). Triiodothyronine effects on event-related potential correlates of selective attention. In H.J.Heinze, T. F. Münte, & G. R. Mangun (Eds.), New Developments in Event-Related Potentials (pp. 283-288). Boston: Birkhäuser.

Kolk, A., Kathmann, N., & Greil, W. (1993). No Short-Term Changes of Cognitive Performance and Mood After Single Doses of 2 Different Lithium Retard Preparations. Pharmacopsychiatry, 26, 235-239.

Soyka, M., Albus, M., Kathmann, N., Finelli, A., Hofstetter, S., Holzbach, R. et al. (1993). Prevalence of Alcohol and Drug-Abuse in Schizophrenic Inpatients. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 242, 362-372.


Engel, R., Satzger, W., Günther, W., Kathmann, N., Bove, D., Gerke, S. et al. (1992). Double-blind cross-over study of Phosphatidylserine vs. placebo in patients with early dementia of the Alzheimer type. European Neuropsychopharmacology 2, 149-155.

Naber, G., Kathmann, N., & Engel, R. R. (1992). P50-suppression in normal subjects: Influence of stimulus intensity, habituation, and presentation mode. Journal of Psychophysiology, 6, 47-53.

Soyka, M., Albus, M., & Kathmann, N. (1992). Zur Prävalenz von Suchterkrankungen bei schizophrenen Patienten - erste Ergebnisse einer prospektiven Studie an 447 stationären Patienten eines großstadtnahen Bezirkskrankenhauses. In D.R.K.M.Schwoon (Ed.), Psychose und Sucht. Krankheitsmodelle, Verbreitung, therapeutische Ansätze ( Lambertus Freiburg i. Breisgau.


Kathmann, N. & Engel, R. R. (1990). Evoked-Response to Repeated Auditory-Stimuli - Response. Biological Psychiatry, 28, 1066-1067.

Kathmann, N. & Engel, R. R. (1990). P50 suppression in normals and schizophrenics. Letter to the editor. Biological Psychiatry, 28, 1066-1067.

Kathmann, N. & Engel, R. R. (1990). Sensory Gating in Normals and Schizophrenics - A Failure to Find Strong P50 Suppression in Normals. Biological Psychiatry, 27, 1216-1226.

Kathmann, N., Jonitz, L., & Engel, R. R. (1990). Cognitive Determinants of the Postimperative Negative-Variation. Psychophysiology, 27, 256-263.


Kathmann, N. & Engel, R. (1989). Langsame kortikale Potentiale bei endogen Depressiven unter verschiedenen Kontrollierbarkeitsbedingungen. In B.Saletu (Ed.), (pp. 440-444). Thieme Verlag.