Luka Johanna Debbeler, M.Sc.

PhD student

Psychological Assessment and Health Psychology
Department of Psychology
University of Konstanz
P.O. Box 47
D-78457 Konstanz

Office: G521
Office hours: upon arrangement
Phone: +49 (0) 7531 88 3955
Fax: +49 (0) 7531 88 5226
Email: luka-johanna.debbeler [at] uni-konstanz.de

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Curriculum Vitae

Professional experience

since 11/2015 Research scientist
Prof. Dr. Britta Renner
Psychological Assessment and Health Psychology
Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz
06/2015

Master Thesis "Cognitive Distortions triggered by Thin Ideals: Validation of the Thought-Shape Fusion Body Questionnaire (TSF-B)"
Prof. Dr. Simone Munsch & Dr. Andrea Wyssen
Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Fribourg

02/2013 - 06/2015 Research assistent (body image, eating disorders, media influences, nutrition)
Dr. Andrea Wyssen, Dr. Susanne Kurz & Prof. Dr. Simone Munsch
Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Fribourg
 
07/2014 - 09/2014 Research internship (emotion regulation, ADHS),
PhD. Andrea Samson & PhD. James Gross
Stanford Psychophysiology Laboratory, California

Education

2013- 2015 M.Sc. in Clinical and Health Psychology (summa cum laude)
University of Fribourg, Switzerland
2010- 2013
B.Sc. in Psychology
University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Awards

2019 Abstract 'Blood Pressure and Cholesterol: Processing of Multiple Risk Information' selected as one of the best abstracts at the German Congress for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy 2019 (Deutscher Kongress für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie)
2017 Selected participant of the 'Behavioural Insights Summer School', organized by the University of Erfurt, Germany, and the World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe, directed by PD Dr. Cornelia Betsch and Katrine Bach-Habersaat.

Funding

08/2018 Conference grant, 32nd Conference of the EHPS in Galway, Ireland. Funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Peer-Reviewing Activities

Journals: Risk Analysis

Membership in Professional Organizations

since 2017 European Health Psychology Society (EHPS)

since 2018

Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) & Society for Risk Analysis Europe (SRA-E), German Chapter

since 2019

German Psychological Association (DGPs), Subdivision Health Psychology

Positions in Professional Organizations

2018 Representative of young researchers in board of directors (SRA-E German Chapter DACHL)
   

Research

Research interests

  • Health psychology
  • Risk perception in health related topics and risk communication
  • Health communication
  • Nutrition, healthy and disturbed eating behaviour

Projects

Current projects:

​​ ​ ​MiLife: Mobile Assessment of Physical Activity
​​ ​​Risk Dynamics
DIE KONSTANZER LIFE-STUDIE: A longitudinal study to assess how healthy the citizens of Konstanz are.
 
 

 

Finished projects:

Drinking water in Germany

Risk Perception in H5N8

Teaching

WS 19/20 Concepts of Illness and Health
  Tuesday, 10:00 - 11:30
   

Past Teaching Activities

WS 18/19 Group A
Personality and Intelligence Diagnostics
  Group B
Personality and Intelligence Diagnostics
  Current Topics and Developments in the field of Health Psychology
SS 18
Risk and Health
WS 17/18
Risk and Health
WS 16/17 Group A
Personality and Intelligence Diagnostics
  Group B
Personality and Intelligence Diagnostics
SS 16 Personality and Intelligence Diagnostics

Supervision (together with Prof. Dr. Britta Renner)

Lorenz, Anne-Catherine.

Pätz, Jessica.

Reisacher, Florian. Perceived Fitness and Health: The Self, the Population and the Ideal Distribution. (unpublished bachelor thesis). University of Konstanz.

Boos, Valentina (2017). Correlates and predictors of differential re-attendance in a longitudinal community health screening. (unpublished master thesis). University of Konstanz.

Koch, Heike (2017). Do Consumers Taste the Difference? A Blind Tasting Experiment with Bottled and Tap Water (unpublished bachelor thesis). University of Konstanz.

Publications

2018
Paper

Debbeler, L. J. Gamp, M., Blumenschein, M., Keim, D. A., & Renner, B. (2018). Polarized but illusory beliefs about tap and bottled water: A product- and consumer-oriented survey and blind tasting experiment. Science of the Total Environment, 643, 1400-1410. Advance online publication. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.06.190

2018
Paper

Wyssen A., Debbeler L. J., Meyer A. H., Coelho, J. S., Humbel, N., Schuck, K., Lennertz, J., Messerli-Bürgy, N., Trier, S. N., Isenschmid, B., Milos, G., Flury, H., Schneider, S., & Munsch, S. (2018). Relevance of the Thought–Shape Fusion Trait Questionnaire for healthy women and women presenting symptoms of eating disorders and mixed mental disorders. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 1–7. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/cpp.2186

2017
Paper

Wyssen, A., Debbeler, L. J., Meyer, A. H., Coelho, J. S., Humbel, N., Schuck, K., Lennertz, J., Messerli-Bürgy, N., Biedert, E., Trier, S. N., Isenschmid, B., Milos, G. Whinyates, K., Schneider, S., & Munsch, S. (2017). Cognitive Distortions Associated with Imagination of the Thin Ideal: Validation of the Thought-Shape Fusion Body Questionnaire (TSF-B). Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 2194. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.02194

2016
Book chapter

Gamp, M., Debbeler, L.-J., & Renner, B. (2016). Risikokommunikation im Internet. In F. Fischer & A. Krämer (Hrsg.), eHealth in Deutschland: Anforderungen und Potenziale innovativer Versorgungsstrukturen. Berlin: Springer.

Citable Abstracts & Talks

2019
Talk

Kollmann, J., Benyamini, Y., Lages, N., Debbeler, L. J., Renner, B. (2019). Accuracy in the perception of lifestyle and societal risks: A comparison between Germany and Israel. Presented at the 33rd Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

2019
Talk

Kollmann, J., Benyamini, Y., Lages, N., Debbeler, L. J., Renner, B. (2019). Accuracy in the perception of lifestyle and societal risks: A comparison between Germany and Israel. Presented at the 28th Annual Conference of the Society for Risk Analysis Europe, Potsdam, Germany.

2019
Talk

Lages, N., Kollmann, J., Debbeler, L. J., Renner, B. (2019). Flu vaccination beliefs and herd immunity: Comparing free-riders and prosocial actors. Presented at the 33rd Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

2019
Talk

Lages, N., Kollmann, J., Debbeler, L. J., Renner, B. (2019). Flu vaccination beliefs and herd immunity: Comparing free-riders and prosocial actors. Presented at the 28th Annual Conference of the Society for Risk Analysis Europe, Potsdam, Germany.

2018
Talk

Kollmann, J., Lages, N., Debbeler, L. J., Szymczak, H., Renner, B. (2018). Change and Habituation in Risk Perception after Health Risk Feedback. Presented at the 27th Annual Conference of the Society for Risk Analysis Europe, Östersund, Sweden.

2018
Talk

Kollmann, J., Lages, N., Debbeler, L. J., Szymczak, H., Renner, B. (2018). Change and Habituation in Risk Perception after Health Risk Feedback. Presented at the 32nd Conference of the EHPS, Galway, Ireland.

2018
Citable abstract

Kollmann, J., Lages, N., Debbeler, L. J., Szymczak, H., Renner, B. (2018). Der Einfluss von Erwartungsverletzung und Habituation auf Risikowahrnehmung. In Hartig, J. & Horz, H. (Eds), 51. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, 178. Lengerich: Pabst Science.

2018
Citable abstract

Lages, N., Kollmann, J., Debbeler, L. J., Szymczak, H., Renner, B. (2018). Stabilität oder ständige Veränderung? Visualisierung von Trajektorien der Risikowahrnehmung über einen Zeitraum von 1,5 Jahren. In Hartig, J. & Horz, H. (Eds), 51. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, 178-179. Lengerich: Pabst Science. 

2018
Talk

Lages, N., Kollmann, J., Debbeler, L. J., Szymczak, H., Renner, B. (2018). Stable or currently changing? Visualizing the trajectories of risk perception over 1.5 years. Presented at the 27th Annual Conference of the Society for Risk Analysis Europe, Östersund, Sweden.

2018
Talk

Lages, N., Kollmann, J., Debbeler, L. J., Szymczak, H., Renner, B. (2018). Stable or currently changing? Visualizing the trajectories of risk perception over 1.5 years. Presented at the 32nd Conference of the EHPS, Galway, Ireland.

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