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Susanne Schweizer
Research staff, Emotion group

susanne.schweizer@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
01223 273779

As a member of the Cognition, Emotion, and Mental Health Programme my research focuses on understanding the association between cognitive functioning and emotional experience. I am especially interested in the role of cognitive control in emotion regulation and how emotion regulation might be aided by training executive control.

I am further interested in how the interplay between cognitive control and emotion regulation is shared/differs across emotional disorders such as depression and posttraumatic stress disorder.

Find me on google scholar here.

Key publications

Schweizer, S., Kievit, R. A., Emery, T., Cam-CAN, & Henson, R. N. (In Press). Symptoms of depression in a healthy population are associated with subjective memory complaints and memory performance in negative contexts. Psychological Medicine. (preprint: doi.org/10.1101/101642)

Schweizer, S., Navrady, L., Breakwell, L., Howard, R., Golden, A.-M., Werner-Seidler, A., & Dalgleish, T. (In Press). Affective enhancement of working memory is maintained in depression. Emotion.

Schweizer, S., Samimi, Z., Hasani, J., Moradi, A., Mirdoraghi, F., & Khalegh, M. A., (2017). Improving cognitive control in adolescents with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Behaviour Research and Therapy, 93, 88-94.

Schweizer, S., Walsh, N., Stretton, J., Dunn, V., Goodyer, I., & Dalgleish, T. (2016). Enhanced emotion regulation and its neural substrates in adolescents exposed to moderate childhood adversity. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11, 272-281.

Schweizer, S. & Dalgleish, T. (2016). The Impact of Affective Contexts on Working Memory Capacity in Healthy Populations and in Individuals with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Emotion, 16, 16-23.

Schweizer, S., Grahn, J., Hampshire, A., Mobbs, D., & Dalgleish, T. (2013). Training the emotional brain: Improving affective control through emotional working memory training. Journal of Neuroscience, 33 (12), 5301-5311.

Schweizer, S., Hampshire, A., & Dalgleish, T. (2011). Expanding brain-training to the affective domain: Increasing cognitive and affective executive control through emotional working memory training. Public Library of Science One, 6, e24772.

Schweizer, S., & Dalgleish, T. (2011). Emotional working memory capacity in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Behaviour Research and Therapy, 49, 498-504.

Aldao, A., Nolen-Hoeksema, S. & Schweizer, S. (2010). Emotion regulation strategies across psychopathology: A meta-analytic review. Clinical Psychology Review, 30, 217-237.

Mobbs, D., Yu, R., Meyer, M., Passimonti, L., Seymour, B., Calder, A., Schweizer, S., Frith, C., & Dalgleish, T. (2009). A key role for similarity in vicarious reward. Science, 324, 900-901.

All publications

Schweizer, S., Kievit, R. A., Emery, T., Cam-CAN, & Henson, R. N. (In Press). Symptoms of depression in a healthy population are associated with subjective memory complaints and memory performance in negative contexts. Psychological Medicine. (preprint: doi.org/10.1101/101642)

Schweizer, S., Navrady, L., Breakwell, L., Howard, R., Golden, A.-M., Werner-Seidler, A., & Dalgleish, T. (In Press). Affective enhancement of working memory is maintained in depression. Emotion.

Schweizer, S., Samimi, Z., Hasani, J., Moradi, A., Mirdoraghi, F., & Khalegh, M. A., (2017). Improving cognitive control in adolescents with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Behaviour Research and Therapy, 93, 88-94.

Krause-Utz, A.-G., Walther, J.-C., Schweizer, S., Lis, S., Dalgleish, T., Schmahl, C., & Bohus, M. (2017). The effectiveness of an emotional working memory training in borderline personality disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 81, S165.

Gadeikis, D., Bos, N., Schweizer, S., Murphy, F., & Dunn, B. (2017). Engaging in an experiential processing mode increases positive emotional response during recall of pleasant autobiographical memories. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 92, 68-76.

Dalgleish, T., Walsh, N., Mobbs, D., Schweizer, S., van Harmelen, A.-L., Dunn, B., Goodyer, I., & Stretton, J. (2017). Social pain and social gain in the adolescent brain: A common neural circuitry underlying both positive and negative social evaluation. Scientific Reports, 7, 42010.

Schweizer, S. (2016). Brining emotion (science) into the clinic. [Review of the book Emotion in therapy: From Science to Practice, by S. Hofmann]. PsycCRITIQUES, 61.

Kuyken, W., Warren, F. C., Taylor, R. S., Whalley, B., Crane, C., Bondolfi, G., Hayes, R., Huijbers, M., Ma, H., Schweizer, S., Segal, Z., Speckens, A., Teasdale, J., Van Heering, K., Williams, M., Byford, S., Byng, R., & Dalgleish, T. (2016). Efficacy of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy in prevention of depressive relapse: An individual patient data meta-analysis from randomized trials. JAMA Psychiatry, 73, 565-574.

Schweizer, S., Walsh, N., Stretton, J., Dunn, V., Goodyer, I., & Dalgleish, T. (2016). Enhanced emotion regulation and its neural substrates in adolescents exposed to moderate childhood adversity. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11, 272-281.

Schweizer, S. & Dalgleish, T. (2016). The Impact of Affective Contexts on Working Memory Capacity in Healthy Populations and in Individuals with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Emotion, 16, 16-23.

Schweizer, S., Grahn, J., Hampshire, A., Mobbs, D., & Dalgleish, T. (2015). Emotional working memory training improves affective control. Biological Psychiatry, 77, S292.

Dalgleish, T., Goodall, B., Chadwick, I., Werner-Seidler, A., McKinnon, A., Morant, N., Schweizer, S., Panesar, I., Humphreys, A., Watson, P., Lafortune, L., Smith, P., & Meiser-Stedman, R. (2015). Trauma-focused cognitive behaviour therapy versus treatment-as-usual for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in young children aged 3-8 years: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 16, 116.

Dalgleish, T., Bevan, A., McKinnon, A., Breakwell, L., Mueller, V., Chadwick, I., Schweizer, S., Hitchcock, C., Watson, P., Raes, P., Jobson, L., & Werner-Seidler, A (2014). A comparison of MEmory Specificity Training (MEST) to education and support (ES) in the treatment of recurrent depression: Study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled. Trials, 15, 293.

Schweizer, S. (2013). Affective working memory training: Insight from training studies. Psychophysiology, 50, S7.

Schweizer, S. & Dalgleish, T. (2013). What are the critical ingredients of affective working memory training? Comment on Engen & Kanske (2013). Journal of Neuroscience, 33 (30), 12152-12153.

Schweizer, S., Grahn, J., Hampshire, A., Mobbs, D., & Dalgleish, T. (2013). Training the emotional brain: Improving affective control through emotional working memory training. Journal of Neuroscience, 33 (12), 5301-5311.

Feldmanhall, O., Dalgleish, T., Thompson, R., Evans, D., Schweizer, S., & Mobbs, D. (2012). Differential neural circuitry and self-interest in real vs hypothetical moral decisions. Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 7, 743-751.

Schweizer, S., Hampshire, A., & Dalgleish, T. (2011). Expanding brain-training to the affective domain: Increasing cognitive and affective executive control through emotional working memory training. Public Library of Science One, 6, e24772.

Schweizer, S., & Dalgleish, T. (2011). Emotional working memory capacity in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Behaviour Research and Therapy, 49, 498-504.

Aldao, A., Nolen-Hoeksema, S. & Schweizer, S. (2010). Emotion regulation strategies across psychopathology: A meta-analytic review. Clinical Psychology Review, 30, 217-237.

Schweizer, S., Peeters, F., Huibers, M., Roelofs, J., Arntz, A., & Van Os, J. (2010). Reasons for depression: Do they affect patients’ treatment choice? Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy. 17, 418-426.

Winkel, F.W., Schweizer, S., & Pemberton, A. (2010). Victim offender dialogue: An analogue study examining the impact of apology on anger. Acta Criminologica, 23, 1-13.

Mobbs, D., Yu, R., Meyer, M., Passimonti, L., Seymour, B., Calder, A., Schweizer, S., Frith, C., & Dalgleish, T. (2009). A key role for similarity in vicarious reward. Science, 324, 900-901.

Dalgleish, T., Yiend, J., Morant, N., Schweizer, S. & Dunn, B.D. (2009). Ironic effects of emotion suppression when recounting distressing memories. Emotion. 9, 744-749.

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