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German Psychology Prize for Thomas Elbert

  • 11.29.2019 | Awards

    Thomas Elbert receives an award for his research on human aggression.

    Thomas Elbert received the German Psychology Prize on November 29, 2019 in Berlin for his life's work. The prize was presented at the symposium "Psychology of War Traumatised People", which was held in his honour.

    The Hector Fellow was Professor of Clinical Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Constance from 1995 to 2018. Elbert's scientific focus was on the consequences of social and traumatic stress and on the development of methods for the treatment of traumatized victims of violence in conflict and crisis regions.

    The German Society of Psychology (DGPs), the Professional Association of German Psychologists (BDP), the Federal Chamber of Psychotherapists (BPtK) and the Leibniz Centre for Psychological Information and Documentation (ZPID) award the German Psychology Prize in recognition of outstanding achievements in psychological research that are distinguished by their high social and practical significance. The prize is endowed with 10,000 euros and is awarded every two years.

    Congratulations to Thomas Elbert!

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