Christine Dworschak


LIFE Fellow from 2021 to 2024, University of Zurich

Dr. phil.

Dissertation completed in 2024

Towards an Understanding of Loneliness as a Phenomenon Worthy of Clinical Attention: How Internet-based Psychological Interventions Can Be Used to Treat Loneliness and Other Common Mental Disorder Symptoms in Older Individuals

(Advisors: Andreas Maercker & Eva Heim)

Selected Publications

Dworschak, C., Heim, E., Kuhn, N., Schwager, J., Tröster, A., & Maercker, A. (2024). User-centered development of an internet-based CBT intervention for the treatment of loneliness in older individuals. Internet Interventions, 35, Article 100720.

Dworschak, C., Heim, E., Tröster, A., Grunder, C., & Maercker, A. (2024). Feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary efficacy of an internet-based CBT intervention for loneliness in older adults: A pilot RCT. Journal of Affective Disorders Reports, 15, Article 100692.

Dworschak, C., Heim, E., & Maercker, A. (2022). Efficacy of internet-based interventions for common mental disorder symptoms and psychosocial problems in older adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Internet Interventions, 27, Article 100498.

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