Oliver Riedel, PD Dr. rer. nat.

Past: PI C4 VCF

Oliver Riedel

Contact information

Phone: +49 (0)421 218-56-883
E-Mail: riedel(at)leibniz-bips.de

Research Statement

Oliver Riedel's area of interest are the neurodegenerative diseases (especially Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease). The main focus of his work lies on neuropychiatric disorders associated with these diseases, as well as epidemiology and health service research.

Scientific Education

2009Doctoral Thesis, Technische Universität Dresden (Oral exam in 2009); Thesis supervisor Prof. Dr. H.-U. Wittchen
1999 – 2004Diploma (Psychology), Technische Universität Dresden, Thesis supervisor Prof. Dr. B. Velichkovsky

Professional Experience

Since 01/2005Research Associate (Postdoc), Institute of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Technische Universität Dresden (Head: Prof. Dr. H.-U. Wittchen) Workgroup Neuropsychology

Selected Publications

Riedel, O., Dodel, R., Deuschl, G., Klotsche, J., Förstl, H., Heuser, I., Oertel, W., Reichmann, H., Riederer, P., Trenkwalder, C. & Wittchen, H.-U. (in press). Depression and care-dependency in Parkinson’s Disease: Results from a nationwide study of 1,449 outpatients. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. doi:10.1016/j.parkreldis.2011.11.007

Riedel, O., Klotsche, J., Spottke, A. et al. (2010). Frequency of Dementia, Depression, and Other Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in 1,449 outpatients with Parkinson’s Disease. Journal of Neurology, 257, 1072-1083.

Riedel, O., Heuser, I., Klotsche, J., Dodel, R. & Wittchen, H.-U. (2010). Occurrence risk and structure of depression in Parkinson’s Disease with and without dementia: Results from the GEPAD study. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, 23, 27-34.

Riedel, O., Klotsche, J., Spottke, A. et al. (2008). Cognitive impairment in 873 patients with idiopathic Parkinson’s Disease: Results from the German Study on Epidemiology of Parkinson’s Disease with Dementia (GEPAD). Journal of Neurology, 255, 255-264.

Riedel, O., Wittchen, H.-U., Nowak, D. (2008). Prevalence and treatment patterns in patients with severe allergic asthma in Germany: The SAP-NEEDs programme. Allergy, 63, 296-296.