Roessner, Veit, Prof. Dr. med.
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, TUD
Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (since 2009)
Chairman, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (since 2009)
Role within partner site
Research and clinical expertise on disorders with repetitive behaviors (TIC/ADHD/OCD/ASD); developmental psychopathology; neurocognitive (transdiagnostic) mechanisms
Relevant work experience
Child and adolescent psychiatrist specialized in repetitive behaviors & developmental psychopathology
2017- Coordinator/Author of national S3 Evidence and Consensus-Based Diagnostic and Treatment Guidelines for chronic Tic Disorders
2011- Author of international practice guidelines for chronic Tic Disorders (EU, ESSTS; USA, ANN)
2005-09 Head of the special outpatient clinic for TIC/ADHD/OCD, Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Goettingen
2006 Specialist for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
2005-06 Consultant of the special outpatient clinic for Tourette syndrome, ADHD and obsessive-compulsive disorder, Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Goettingen
2003-05 Resident, Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Goettingen
2001-03 Resident, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Erlangen
2000-01 Resident, Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Erlangen
Main research focus
Chronic Tic disorders/Tourette syndrome, ADHD, OCD & autism spectrum disorders; developmental psychopathology; neurocognitive (transdiagnostic) mechanisms
5 out of 345; SCOPUS h-index 39
Pringsheim T,…, Roessner V et al. Practice guideline recommendations summary: Treatment of tics in people with Tourette syndrome and chronic tic disorders. Neurology 2019;92:896-906.
Schmitt J, …, Roessner V. Increased attention-deficit/hyperactivity symptoms in atopic dermatitis are associated with history of antihistamine use. Allergy 2018;73:615-26.
Buse J, …, Roessner V: Tic Frequency decreases during short-term psychosocial stress – an experimental study on children with Tic disorders. Front Psychiatry 2016;7:84.
Buse J, …, Roessner V. Neuromodulation in Tourette Syndrome: Dopamine and beyond. Neurosci Biobehav Rev 2013;37:1069-84.
Roessner V et al. European clinical guidelines for Tourette syndrome and other tic disorders. Part II: pharmacological treatment. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2011;20:173-96.
Scientific award of the German Tourette Society (2007)
Board Member of: European Society for the Study of Tourette Syndrome (ESSTS)
Scientific Advisory Board of the German Tourette Society
European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) Networks Initiative
European Network of Research on Hyperkinetic Disorders (EUNETHYDIS)