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Dr. Dipl.-Psych. Ana N. Tibubos

Gesundheitspsychologie und Angewandte Diagnostik

Leitung der Abteilung, Vertretungsprofessur

Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Fakultät 2 -- Psychologie




Gaußstraße 20
42119 Wuppertal

Phone: +49 (0) 202 439 3349






Office hours

By appointment






  • 12/2014: PhD in Psychology at Goethe University Frankfurt (Department of Personality Psychology and Psychology Assessment) & University of New South Wales (Social & Health Psychology)
  • 02/2010: Diploma in Psychology (equivalent to M.Sc.) at Goethe University Frankfurt & Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg


  • 10/2019-current

    • Interim Professor at the University of Wuppertal, Department of Health Psychology and Applied Psychological Assessment

  • 04/2019-current

    • Leading Senior Research Associate (Research Group Migration, Mobility & Mental Health) at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy 

      • Principal Investigator (PI) of the DFG project (duration 2019-2022, TI 1049/1-1) Dynamics of Mental Health of Migrants (DMHM)  - Analyzing dynamics of resilience and vulnerabilities using a synthesis of socio-structural and psychological approaches in collaboration with the German Institute for Economic Research (Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung) 
      • Co-PI of the BMBF-Project (duration 2019-2023; 01UJ1911AY) GDR-Past and Mental Health: Risk and Protection Factors (DDR-PSYCH) : multi-centre project lead by the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center of Mainz; partners are University Medical Center of Leipzig, University of Greifswald and Mainz, the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) and the Robert Koch Institute (RKI)
      • Co-PI of the prevention project funded by BARMER (duration 2018-2023) Healthy Campus Mainz  - Gesund studieren in Mainz in collaboration with the Department of Occupational Medicine (lead), Sports Medicine, Journalism and Work & Organizational Psychology of the University and University Medical Center of Mainz

  • 08/2017-03/2019

    • Project coordinator of the BMBF project (duration 2017-2020) GEnder-Sensitive Analyses of mental health trajectories and implications for prevention: A multi-cohort consortium (GESA)

  • 04/2016-07/2017

    • Research fellow at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (part-time), Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy 

  • 03/2010-07/2017

    • Research fellow, lecturer and psychological expert at Goethe University Frankfurt (part-time), Department of Personality Psychology and Psychological Assessment 

  • 08/2014-01/2016

    • Sports psychologist at GJUUM Ltd. - Movement Progressive (part-time)

  • 10/2010-02/2013

    • Lecturer at the Distance Univesity Hagen (part-time)

  • Since 03/2010

    • Freelance psychological expert 


PUBLICATIONS (selection)


  • Tibubos, A. N., Beutel, M. E., Schulz, A., Klein, E. M., Brähler, E., Michal, M., … & Wiltink, J. (2018). Is assessment of depression equivalent for migrants of different cultural backgrounds? – Results from the German population-based Gutenberg Health Study (GHS). Depression and Anxiety, 35(12), 1178-1189. doi: 10.1002/da.22831 


    Tibubos, A. N., Köber, C., Habermas, T. & Rohrmann, S. (2019). Does self-acceptance captured by life narratives and self-report predict mental health? A longitudinal multi-method approach. Journal of Research in Personality, 79, 13-23. doi: 10.1016/j.jrp.2019.01.003 


    Tibubos, A. N., Zwerenz, R., Brähler, E. & Beutel, M. (2018). Persönlichkeitsdiagnostik in der Online-Psychotherapieforschung. Zeitschrift für Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 66(3), 1-8. 


    Tibubos, A. N., Ernst, M., Brähler, E., Fischbeck, S., Hinz, A., Blettner, M., … & Beutel, M. E. (2019). Fatigue in Survivors of Malignant Melanoma and its Determinants: a Register-Based Cohort Study. Supportive Care in Cancer, 27(8), 2809-2818. doi: 10.1007/s00520-018-4587-1 


    My full publication list can be found at, ResearchGate or google scholar.