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Adrian Mundt

2003  Dr. med., Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
2008 Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist, Medical College Berlin, Germany

Current professional positions:

  • Marie Curie Post-doctoral Research Fellow
  • Honorary Professor, Universidad de Chile

Research interests:

  • Indicators of institutionalized mental health care
  • Mental health of prison populations
  • Mental health of migrants
  • Mental health in disadvantaged urban areas
  • Mental health in low- and middle-income countries
  • Prescription patterns in mental health institutions

Publications in peer reviewed journals:


Mundt AP, Alvarado R, Fritsch R, Poblete C, Villagra C, Kastner S, Priebe S. (2013) Prevalence Rates of Mental Disorders in Chilean Prisons. PLoS ONE, 2013;8(7): e69109. Epub 2013 Jul 22. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0069109

Mir J, Priebe S, Mundt AP, Indicators of institutionalized care for people with mental disorders in East and West Germany since reunification, Nervenarzt 2013 Jul;84(7):844-50.

Ignatyev Y, Mundt AP. Nicotine dependence more strongly correlates with psychological distress in disadvantaged urban areas of Kazakhstan than Germany. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 2013 June 29. [Epub ahead of print], doi: 10.1007/s10903-013-9865-x

Ignatyev Y, Assimov M, Dochshanov D, Ströhle A, Heinz A, Mundt AP. Social Characteristics of Psychological Distress in a Disadvantaged Urban Area of Kazakhstan. Community Mental Health Journal, 2013 May 31. [Epub ahead of print], doi:10.1007/s10597-013-9610-x.


Mundt AP, Kliewe T, Yayla S, Ignatyev Y, Busch M, Heimann H, Heinz A, Rapp M, Schouler-Ocak M, Ströhle A, Aichberger MC. Social characteristics of psychological distress in disadvantaged areas of Berlin, International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 2012 Oct 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Mundt AP, Frančišković T, Gurovich I, Heinz A, Ignatyev Y, Ismayilov F, Kalapos MP, Krasnov V, Mihai A, Mir J, Padruchny D, Potocan M, Raboch J, Taube M, Welbel M, Priebe S. Changes in the provision of institutionalized mental health care in post-communist countries, PLoS One, 2012;7(6):e38490. Epub 2012 Jun 8

Aichberger MC, Bromand Z, Heredia Montesinos A, Temur-Erman S, Mundt A, Heinz A, Rapp MA, Schouler-Ocak M. Socio-economic status and emotional distress of female Turkish immigrants and native German women living in Berlin, Eur Psychiatry. 2012 Jun;27 Suppl 2:S10-6

Mundt AP, Aichberger MC, Kliewe T, Ignatyev Y, Yayla S, Heimann H, Schouler-Ocak M, Busch M, Rapp M, Heinz A, Ströhle A. Random Sampling for a Mental Health Survey in a Deprived Multi-Ethnic Area of Berlin. Community Ment Health J. 2012 Dec;48(6):792-7.

Ignatyev Y, Assimov M, Aichberger MC, Ivens S, Mir J, Dochshanov D, Ströhle A, Heinz A, Mundt AP. Psychometric Properties of a Russian Version of the General Health Questionnaire-28. Psychopathology. 2012;45(4):252-8.

Mundt AP, Aichberger MC, Fakhriddinov S, Fayzirahmanova M, Grohmann R, Heinz A, Ivens S, Magzumova S, Sartorius N, Ströhle A. Prescription patterns in mental hospitals in Tashkent/Uzbekistan and in four German cities, Pharmacoepid and Drug Saf, 2012 Feb;21(2):145-51

Aichberger MC, Yesil R, Rapp MA, Schlattmann P, Temur-Erman S, Bromand Z, Montesinos AH, Mundt A, Mösko M, Heinz A, Schouler-Ocak M. Surveying migrant populations – methodological considerations: An example from Germany. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health 2012:1-15, [Epub] 2012 Feb 01

Mundt AP, Aichberger MC, Kliewe T, Yayla S, Ignatyev Y, Mir J, Schouler-Ocak M, Busch M, Heimann H, Rapp M, Heinz A, Ströhle A. Migrant mental health in socio-economically deprived areas of Berlin, Psychoterapeut 2012 Jan;57(1):29-35


Mundt A., Wünsche P., Heinz A., Pross C. Trauma Therapy in Crisis and Disaster Areas - A Critical Review of Standardized Interventions such as Narrative Exposure Therapy. Psychiatr Prax. 2011;38(6):300-5.

Mundt AP, Fakhriddinov S, Fayzirahmanova M, Aichberger MC, Ivens S, Schouler-Ocak M, Grohmann R, Magzumova S, Heinz A, Sartorius N, Ströhle A. Use of psychiatric inpatient capacities and diagnostic practice in Tashkent/Uzbekistan as compared to Berlin/Germany. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2011 Dec;46(12):1295-302.  


Aichberger M, Schouler-Ocak M, Mundt A, Busch MA, Nickels E, Heimann H, Ströhle A, Reischies F, Heinz A, Rapp MA. Depression in middle-aged and older first generation migrants in Europe: Results from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE). Eur Psychiatry. 2010 Dec;25(8):468-75.

Mundt A, Ströhle A, Heimann H, Heinz A, Grohmann R. Pharmacoepidemiology of patients hospitalized for somatoform disorders in psychiatric hospitals and departments. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2010 July;19(7):687-693


Mundt A, Heinz A, Ströhle A. Uzbekistan: Psychiatry in transition. Eur Psychiatry. 2009 Dez;24(8):526-528

Mundt A, Klein J, Joel D, Heinz A, Djodari-Irani A., Harnack D., Kupsch A., Juckel G, Morgenstern R., Orawa H., Winter C. High frequency stimulation of the nucleus accumbens core and shell reduces quinpirole-induced compulsive checking in rats. Eur J Neurosci. 2009 Juni;29(12):2401-2412

Mundt A, Winter C, Mueller S, Wuerfel J, Tysiak E, Schnorr J, Taupitz M, Heinz A, Juckel G. Targeting activated microglia in Alzheimer’s pathology by intraventricular delivery of a phagocytosable MRI contrast agent in APP23 transgenic mice. Neuroimage. 2009 Juni;46(2):367-372.


Winter C, Mundt A, Jalali R, Joel D, Harnack D, Morgenstern R, Juckel G, Kupsch A. High frequency stimulation and temporary inactivation of the subthalamic nucleus reduce quinpirole-induced compulsive checking behavior in rats. Exp Neurol. 2008 Mar;210(1):217-28.

Winter C, von Rumohr A, Mundt A, Petrus D, Klein J, Lee T, Morgenstern R, Kupsch A, Juckel G. Lesions of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra pars compacta and in the ventral tegmental area enhance depressive-like behavior in rats. Behav Brain Res. 2007 Dec 3;184(2):133-41.

Reimold M, Smolka MN, Zimmer A, Batra A, Knobel A, Solbach C, Mundt A, Smoltczyk HU, Goldman D, Mann K, Reischl G, Machulla HJ, Bares R, Heinz A. Reduced availability of serotonin transporters in obsessive-compulsive disorder correlates with symptom severity - a [11C]DASB PET study. J Neural Transm. 2007;114(12):1603-9.

Harnack D, Scheel M, Mundt A, Kupsch A, Heinz A, Ströhle A. Pregabalin in patients with antidepressant treatment-resistant somatoform disorders: a case series. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2007 Oct;27(5):537-9.

Mundt AP, Sarkar R, Winter C, Schaefer M, Ströhle A.
Exacerbation of Psychogenic Movement Disorder by Interferon-alpha Treatment of Hepatitis C. Psychosomatics. 2007 Jan-Feb;48(1):86-7

Carvalho E, Schellhorn SE, Zabolotny JM, Martin S, Tozzo E, Peroni OD, Houseknecht KL, Mundt A, James DE, Kahn BB. GLUT4 overexpression or deficiency in adipocytes of transgenic mice alters the composition of GLUT4 vesicles and the subcellular localization of GLUT4 and insulin-responsive aminopeptidase. J Biol Chem. 2004 May 14;279(20):21598-605

Mundt A, Puhl G, Müller A, Sauer I, Müller C, Richard R, Fotopoulou C, Doll R, Gäbelein G, Höhn W, Hofbauer R, Neuhaus P, Gerlach J.
A method to assess biochemical activity of liver cells during clinical application of extracorporeal hybrid liver support. Int J Artif Organs. 2002 Jun;25(6):542-8

Book chapters:

Adrian P. Mundt, Multiple Medication Use in Somatic Symptom Disorders: From Augmentation to Diminution Strategies, Chapter 11 in Polypharmacy in Psychiatry Practice Volume I, Michael Ritsner (Editor), Springer 2013, p 243-254; DOI 10.10097/978-978-94-007-5805-6_11

Adrian Mundt, Jürgen Gallinat. Kapitel 1 Allgemeine Psychopathologie und Befunderhebung, S. 1-21 in Facharztprüfung Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Jürgen Gllinat und Andreas Heinz (Editors), Urban & Fischer, 2010

Online publication:

Michael Radford and Adrian Mundt
Empowering “differently qualified practitioners” in Bangladesh
(PDF, 25kB)

Dissertation as Doctor of medicine:

Biochemical activity of a hybrid liver support system during first clinical applications, 2003, Magna cum laude, electronic publication Supervisor: Prof. Dr. med. P. Neuhaus, Director department of general, visceral and transplant surgery, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum


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