Roessner, Veit, Prof. Dr. med.
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus
Technische Universität Dresden (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)
2005–2009 Head of the special outpatient clinic for TIC/ADHD/OCD, Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Göttingen
2006 Specialist for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
2005–2006 Consultant of the special outpatient clinic for Tourette syndrome, ADHD and obsessive-compulsive disorder, Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Göttingen
2003–2005 Resident, Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Göttingen
2001–2003 Resident, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Erlangen
2000–2001 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 (2019). Practice guideline recommendations summary: Treatment of tics in people with Tourette syndrome and chronic tic disorders. Neurology 92:896–906.
Schmitt J, …, Roessner V (2018). Increased attention-deficit/hyperactivity symptoms in atopic dermatitis are associated with history of antihistamine use. Allergy 73:615–626.
Buse J, …, Roessner V (2016). Tic frequency decreases during short-term psychosocial stress – an experimental study on children with Tic disorders. Front Psychiatry 7:84. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2016.00084.
Buse J, …, Roessner V (2013). Neuromodulation in Tourette Syndrome: Dopamine and beyond. Neurosci Biobehav Rev 37:1069–1084.
Roessner V et al (2011). European clinical guidelines for Tourette syndrome and other tic disorders. Part II: pharmacological treatment. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 20:173–196.
Awards: Scientific award of the German Tourette Society (2007)
Board Memberships: 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);