Alexandra Philipsen serves as the Head of the Department and research group of Borderline Personality Disorder and Adult ADHD. Philipsen received her M.D. degree from the University of Freiburg, Germany, in 1998. She was a Resident since 1999 and an Assistant Doctor since 2000 at the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany. Since 2006, she works as Senior Physician and is the Head of two research groups on borderline personality disorder and adult ADHD. In 2009, she received her Habilitation at the University of Freiburg (advisor: Professor Dr. M. Berger). Her main research domains are neurobiology and treatment of ADHD and borderline personality disorder (BPD), development and evaluation of new psychotherapeutic approaches for adult ADHD, and impulsive behavior and emotion dysregulation. Her most important grants include grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG): “Neuronal, physiological, and behavioral correlates of emotional learning in adult ADHD” from 2008 to 2010 (position: Coinvestigator) (BL 1009 2-1), grant from the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF): “Psychotherapy in adult ADHD” from 2007 to 2012 (position: P.I.) (01GV0606), and another grant from the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF): “ADHD in mothers and children” from 2007 to 2012 (position: Coinvestigator) (01GV0605).
Biography Updated on 26 October 2011