Lea Backhausen

+49 0351 4587168

Lea Backhausen, M. Sc.

Academic Education

Since 2018




2015-2019



2011-2015


PhD Student – Research Assistant

Medical Faculty Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universität Dresden

Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy


M.Sc. Psychology: Cognitive-Affective Neuroscience
Technical University Dresden


B.Sc. Psychology

Technical University Dresden


Research Experience

04/2017-07/2017




11/2015-present




11/2013-03/2015




Scientific Internship: Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences,

EGG-Lab, Department of Neurology, Leipzig;

Prof. Dr. Arno Villringer, Advisor: Julia Sacher, Ph.


Student research assistant: Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,

Faculty of Medicine of the TU Dresden;

Prof. Dr. Veit Roessner, Advisor: Dr. Nora Vetter, Dr. Judith Buse


Scientific Internship: Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,

Faculty of Medicine of the TU Dresden;

Prof. Dr. Veit Roessner, Advisor: Dr. Nora Vetter, Dr. Judith Buse


Professional Experience

05/2015-07/2015


02/2014-04/2014


Internship: AIDS Hilfe Dresden e.V. (AIDS service organization), Training as HIV/AIDS Counsellor


Internship: Clinical Psychology, Bavaria Klinik Kreischa


Peer-reviewed Publications

  • Vetter, N. C., Buse, J., Backhausen, L. L., Rubia, K., Smolka, M. N., & Roessner, V. (2018). Anterior insula hyperactivation in ADHD when faced with distracting negative stimuli. Human brain mapping.


  • Backhausen, L. L., Herting, M. M., Buse, J., Roessner, V., Smolka, M. N., & Vetter, N. C. (2016). Quality control of structural MRI images applied using FreeSurfer—a hands-on workflow to rate motion artifacts. Frontiers in neuroscience, 10, 558.

 

IN PREPARATION

  • Vetter, N.C., Backhausen, L. L., Buse, J., Roessner, V. & Smolka, M. N. Altered brain morphology in pure and comorbid adolescent attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder with conduct disorder and oppositional defiant disorder.


Poster Presentations

  • Backhausen, L.L., Buse, J., Böhme, F., Roessner, V., Smolka, M. & Vetter, N. (2018). Subcortical and cerebellar alterations in boys with pure ADHD and comorbid ADHD with conduct disorder analyzed using FreeSurfer’s volume-based processing stream. Poster presented at the 6th Annual FLUX Congress, Berlin, Germany


  • Vetter, N., Backhausen, L.L., Buse, J., Roessner, V. & Smolka, M. (2018). Altered cortical morphology in pure and comorbid ADHD with conduct disorder. Poster presented at the 6th Annual FLUX Congress, Berlin, Germany


  • Vetter, N. C., Backhausen, L.L., Herting, M., Buse, J., Smolka, M. N. & Roessner, V. (2016). Quality control of structural MRI images – A proposal of a hands-on workflow for developmental and other samples regarding (motion) artifacts. Poster presented at the PUG (Psychologie und Gehirn), Berlin, Germany.


  • Vetter, N. C., Backhausen, L.L., Buse, J., Wuttig, F., Smolka, M. N. & Roessner, V. (2014). Comparison of subcortical structural volumes in ADHD with and without comorbidity of conduct disorder and healthy controls. Poster presented at the First Workshop of the DFG-network (“Netzwerk”): The use of neuroscientific methods in developmental psychology, Munich, Germany.


Research Interests

  • Influence of mindfulness training on emotion regulation in obsessive-compulsive disorder

 

  • Longitudinal development of cortical and subcortical anatomy during adolescence

 

  • Cortical and subcortical anatomical alterations in clinical populations (ADHD, conduct disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, Tics)

 

  • Quality control in structural MRI


Get in Touch


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Klinik für Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie  und

-psychotherapie


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01307 Dresden


Germany

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