Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andreas Karwautz

Publikationen ab 2021



Himmerich H, Lewis YD, Conti C, Mutwalli H, Karwautz A, Sjögren M, Uribe Isaza MM, Tyszkiewicz-Nwafor M, McElroy SL, Kasper S, Treasure J, The WFSBP Task Force on Eating Disorders:
World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP)  guidelines update 2023 on the pharmacological treatment of eating disorders.

- in submission WJBP


Schneider A, Zeiler M, Kopp K, Wagner G, Karwautz A:
Zum therapeutischen Potential der Gabe von Präbiotika und Probiotika bei kinder- und jugendpsychiatrischen Erkrankungen.
- in prep.


Koubek D, Krönke H, Karwautz A: Die aktuelle Situation der kinder- und jugendpsychiatrischen Versorgung in Österreich im niedergelassenen Bereich.
Neuropsychiatrie 4/22


Zeiler M, Wittek T, Graf T, Bozic I, Nitsch M, Waldherr K, Karwautz A, Wagner G, Berger G.
Psychosocial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic for adolescents with type-1-diabetes: a qualitative interview study involving adolescents and parents.
Behav Med. 2022 Jul 11:1-11.
                     doi:  10.1080/08964289.2022.2084358.


Keller L, Dempfle A, Dahmen B, Schreiber S, Adan RAH, Andreani NA, Danner UN,Eisert A, Fetissov S, Fischmeister FPS, Karwautz A , Konrad K, Kooij KL, Trinh S, van der Vijgh B, van Elburg  A, Zeiler M, Baines J, Seitz J, Herpertz-Dahlmann B.
The effects of polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) administration on the microbiome-gut-brain axis in adolescents with anorexia nervosa (the MiGBAN study): study protocol for a longitudinal, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial.
Trials. 2022 Jul 5;23(1):545.
                     doi: 10.1186/s13063-022-06413-7.


Tini E, Smigielski L, Romanos M, Wewetzer C, Karwautz A, Reitzle K, Correll CU, Plener PL, Malzahn U, Heuschmann P, Unterecker S, Scherf-Clavel M, Rock H, Antony G, Briegel W, Fleischhaker C, Banaschewski T, Hellenschmidt T, Imgart H, Kaess M, Kölch M, Renner T, Reuter-Dang SY, Rexroth C, Schulte-Körne G, Theisen F, Fekete S, Taurines R, Gerlach M, Egberts KM, Walitza S.
Therapeutic drug monitoring of sertraline in children and adolescents: A naturalistic study with insights into the clinical response and treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Compr Psychiatry. 2022 Feb 26;115:152301.


Egberts KE, Gerlach M, Correll CU, Plener PL, Malzahn U, Heuschmann P, Unterecker S, Scherf-Clavel M, Rock H, Antony G, Briegel W, Fleischhaker C, Häge A, Hellenschmidt T, Imgart H, Kaess M, Karwautz A, Kölch M, Reitzle K, Renner T, Reuter-Dang S-Y, Rexroth C, Schulte-Körne G, Theisen F, Walitza S, Wewetzer C, Fekete S, Taurines R, Romanos M:
Serious adverse drug reactions in children and adolescents treated on- and off-label with antidepressants and antipsychotics in clinical practice: a multicenter follow-up study.
Pharmacopsychiatry 2022 — DOI 10.1055/a-1716-1856


Giles S, Hughes E, Fuller-Tyszkiewicz M, Treasure J, Fernandez-Aranda F, Karwautz A, Wagner G, Anderluh M, Collier D, Krug I:
Bridging of childhood obsessive-compulsive personality disorder traits and adult eating disorder symptoms: A network analysis approach.

- European Eating Disorders Review 2022 
              - DOI: 10.1002/erv.2885.


Mullins N, Kang J,...Major Depressive Disorder Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium; Bipolar Disorder Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium; Eating Disorders Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium; German Borderline Genomics Consortium; MVP Suicide Exemplar Workgroup; VA Million Veteran Program, ... Willour V, Ruderfer DM.
Dissecting the Shared Genetic Architecture of Suicide Attempt, Psychiatric Disorders, and Known Risk Factors.

- Biol Psychiatry. 2022 Feb 1;91(3):313-327.
    doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2021.05.029. Epub 2021 Sep 9.


Baenas I, Etxandi M, ...Karwautz A, Zeiler M, Imgart H, Zanko A, ...Treasure J, Jiménez-Murcia S, Fernández-Aranda F:
Impact of COVID-19 Lock down in Eating Disorders: A Multicentre Collaborative International Study
Nutrients 2022          doi.org/10.3390/nu14010100


Wagner G, Zeiler M, Karwautz A, Schneider A, Rami-Merhar B, Berger G:
Personality, coping and developmental conditions in female adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes: Influence on metabolic control and quality of life.
Frontiers Psychiatry 2022 — 10.3389/fpsyt.2021.809015


Laczkovics C, Nenning KH, Wittek T, Schmidbauer V, Schwarzenberg J, Maurer ES, Wagner G, Seidel S, Philipp J, Prayer D, Kasprian G, Karwautz A:
White matter integrity is disrupted in adolescents with acute anorexia nervosa: a diffusion tensor imaging study.

 - Psychiatry Research - Neuroimaging 2022

Gröbner EM, Zeiler M, Fischmeister FP, Kollndorfer K, Schmelz S, Schneider A, Haid‐Stecher N, Sevecke K, Wagner G, Keller L, Adan R, Danner U, van Elburg A, van der Vijgh B, Kooij KL, Fetissov S, Andreani NA, Baines JB, Dempfle A, Seitz J, Herpertz‐Dahlmann B, Karwautz  A: 
The effects of probiotics administration on the gut microbiome in adolescents with anorexia nervosa—A study protocol for a longitudinal, double‐blind, randomized, placebo‐controlled trial.
European Eating Disorders Review 2022 Jan;30(1):61-74.
              doi: 10.1002/erv.2876. Epub 2021 Nov 30.




Krug I, Linardon J, Greenwood C, Youssef G, Treasure J, Fernandez-Aranda F, Karwautz A, Wagner G, Collier DA, Anderluh M, Tchanturia K, Ricca V, Sorbi S, Nacmias B, Bellodi L, Fuller-Tyszkiewicz M.
A proof-of-concept study applying machine learning methods to putative risk factors for eating disorders: results from the multi-centre European project on healthy eating
Psychol Med 2021 doi: 10.1017/S003329172100489X


Mullins N, Kang J, ...ED-GWAS Consortium:
Dissecting the Shared Genetic Architecture of Suicide Attempt, Psychiatric Disorders, and Known Risk Factors.
Biol Psychiatry 2021 Sep 9;S0006-3223(21)01570-5. doi: 10.1016/

Zeiler M, Philipp J, Truttmann S, Waldherr K, Wagner G, Karwautz A:
Psychopathological symptoms and well-being in overweight and underweight adolescents: A network analysis.
Nutrients 2021 Nov 16;13(11):4096.  doi: 10.3390/nu13114096.


Claes L, Favaro A, Karwautz A, Le Grange D, Tchanturia K, Treasure J: The 'Good European': A tribute to Fernando Fernandez-Aranda editor in chief of the European Eating Disorder review 2011-2021.
Eur Eat Disord Rev 2021 Oct 19. doi: 10.1002/erv.2868.


Mairhofer D, Zeiler M, Philipp J, Truttmann S, Wittek T, Skala K, Mitterer M, Schöfbeck G, Laczkovics C, Schwarzenberg J, Wagner G, Karwautz A.:
Short-Term Outcome of Inpatient Treatment for Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa Using DSM-5 Remission Criteria.
J Clin Med. 2021 Jul 20;10(14):3190. Doi: 10.3390/jcm10143190.


Fegert JM, Kehoe LA, Çuhadaroglu Çetin F, Doyle M, Eliez S, Hebebrand J, Hillegers M, Karwautz A, Kotsis K, Kiss E, Pevjovic‑Milovencevic M, Räberg Christensen AM, Raynaud JP, Anagnostopoulos D:
Next generation Europe: a recovery plan for children, adolescents and their families for the time after the pandemic, we need a vision and investments for the future.

- European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 2021 (April)
                doi: 10.1007/s00787-021-01767-w

Irish M, Kuso S, Simek M, Zeiler M, Potterton R, Musiat P, Nitsch M, Wagner G, Karwautz A, Bolinski F, Karyotaki E, Rovira CS, Etchemendy E, Herrero R, Mira A, Cormo G, Baños R, Garcia-Palacios A, Ebert DD, Franke M, Zarski AC, Weisel K, Berger T, Dey M, Schaub MP, Jacobi C, Botella C, Oliver E, Gordon G, Spencer L, Waldherr K, Schmidt U.:
Online prevention programmes for university students: stakeholder perspectives from six European countries.
Eur J Public Health. 2021 Jul 7;31(Supplement_1):i64-i70.
   Doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckab040.


Irish M, Zeiler M, Kuso S, Musiat P, Potterton R, Wagner G, Karwautz A, Waldherr K, Schmidt U:
Student's perceptions of an online mental health intervention: a qualitatitve interview study.
— Neuropsychiatrie 2021, doi: 10.1007/s40211-020-00383-5


Zeiler M, Philipp J, Truttmann S, Wittek T, Franta C, Imgart H, Zanko A, Auer-Welsbach E, Kahlenberg L, Wagner G, Karwautz AFK: Validation of a German version of the Caregiver Skills (CASK) scale in parents of adolescent patients with anorexia nervosa

-Eur Eating Disorders Review 2021 Mar;29(2):257-268.
                              doi: 10.1002/erv.2817


Revet A, Hebebrand J, Anagnostopoulos D, Kehoe LA, COVID-19 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Consortium, Klauser P:
ESCAP CovCAP survey of heads of academic departments to assess the perceived initial (April/May 2020) impact of the COVID‑19 pandemic on child and adolescent psychiatry services.
Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatr 2021 Jan 20:1-10.
doi: 10.1007/s00787-020-01699-x

Wittek T, Truttmann S, Zeiler M, Philipp J, Auer-Welsbach E, Koubek D, Ohmann S, Werneck-Rohrer S, Sackl-Pammer P, Schöfbeck G, Mairhofer D, Kahlenberg L, Schmidt U, Karwautz A, Wagner G:
The Maudsley Model of Anorexia nervosa Treatment for Adolescents and Young Adults (MANTRa): a study protocol for a multi-center cohort study
J Eat Disord 2021 Mar 8;9(1):33.
   Doi: 10.1186/s40337-021-00387-8.


Zeiler M, Kuso S, Nitsch M, Simek M, Adamcik T, Herrero R,
Etchemendy E, Mira A, Oliver A, Jones-Bell M, Karwautz A, Wagner G, Baños RM, Botella C, Waldherr K:
Online interventions to prevent mental health problems implemented in school settings: the perspectives from key stakeholders in Austria and Spain.
Eur J Public Health 2021 Jul 7;31(Supplement_1):i71-i79.
   Doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckab039.


Philipp J, Franta C, Zeiler M, Truttmann S, Wittek T, Imgart H, Zanko A, Auer-Welsbach E, Mairhofer D, Mitterer M, Laczkovics C, Schöfbeck G, Jilka E, Egermann WB, Treasure J, Karwautz AFK, Wagner G: Does a Skills Intervention for Parents Have a Positive Impact on Adolescents‘ Anorexia Nervosa Outcome? Answers from a Quasi-Randomised Feasibility Trial of SUCCEAT
Int J Environ Res Pub Health 2021 Apr 27;18(9):4656.
Doi: 10.3390/ijerph18094656.


Zeiler M, Wittek T, Kahlenberg L, Gröbner EM, Nitsch M, Wagner G, Truttmann S, Krauss H, Waldherr K, Karwautz A:
Impact of COVID-19 confinement on adolescent patients with anorexia nervosa: A qualitative interview study involving adolescents and parents
Int J Environ Res Pub Health 2021 Apr 16;18(8):4251.
    Doi: 10.3390/ijerph18084251.