||Scientific co-worker at the neuro-psychiatric hospital of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz/Germany
||Doctor degree of medicine at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz with „magna cum laude“. Subject of his thesis: „Psychopathology of beginning cerebral atrophy“.
||Certificate of specialisation in psychiatry and neurology
||Postdoctoral qualification at the Medical Department of the University of Cologne. Venia legendi for psychiatry, psychotherapy and neurology. Subject of the postdoctoral thesis: „Structure and dynamics of the organic melancholia“
|| Associated Professor at the Psychiatric Department of the University of Cologne/Germany
|| Professor for Clinical Psychiatry at the University of Cologne/Germany
||Professor and Head of the Department of Medical Psychology and Psychopathology at the University of Bonn/Germany
||Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics at Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg/Germany