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Head of the research area Psycho-Oncology and Health-Related Quality of Life.
- Psycho-Oncology and Psychocardiology
- Risk perception and decision making
- Coping with illness
- Health-related quality of life
Five selected current Publications
Kendel, F., Klein, K., Schüürhuis, S., Besch, L., Feufel, M. A., & Speiser, D. (2022). What Causes Cancer in Women with a gBRCA Pathogenic Variant? Counselees’ Causal Attributions and Associations with Perceived Control. Genes, 13(8), 1399.
Otto, I., Hilger, C., Magheli, A., Stadler, G., & Kendel, F. (2022). Illness representations, coping and anxiety among men with localized prostate cancer over an 18‐months period: A parallel vs. level‐contrast mediation approach. Psycho‐Oncology, 31(2), 227-237.
Hilger, C., Schostak, M., Otto, I., & Kendel, F. (2021). Time pressure predicts decisional regret in men with localized prostate cancer: data from a longitudinal multicenter study. World Journal of Urology, 1-7.
Speiser, D., Rebitschek, F. G., Feufel, M. A., Brand, H., Besch, L., & Kendel, F. (2019). Accuracy in risk understanding among BRCA1/2-mutation carriers. Patient education and counseling, 102(10), 1925-1931.
Brand A, Gao L, Hamann A, Crayen C, Brand H, Squier SM, Stangl K, Kendel F, Stangl V. (2019) Medical graphic narratives to improve patient comprehension and periprocedural anxiety before coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention: a randomized trial. Annals of Internal Medicine. [Epub ahead of print ]:. DOI: 10.7326/M18-2976
Vita Prof. Dr. Friederike Kendel
|Since 2019||Research associate and deputy director of the Institute for Gender Research in Medicine.|
Habilitation, Venia legendi for the subject medical psychology
|2008||Visiting scientist at the "Preventive Medicine Research Institute", Sausalito, USA|
|2007||Doctorate (Dr. rer. medic.) at the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany|
|2004 - 2019||Research associate at the Institute of Medical Psychology, Charité - University Medicine Berlin|
|2003||Lecturer at the Institute for Medical Psychology, Charité - University Medicine Berlin|
|2003||Diploma in Psychology, Freie Universität Berlin|
|1998 - 2003||Psychology studies at the Freie Universität Berlin|
|befor that||first studies in violoncello, Slavic studies and musicology at the universities/ conservatories of Freiburg im Breisgau, Cologne and Tchaikovsky Conservatory Moscow|
2018: Henry Walton Award for the article "Training medical students how to extract, assess and communicate evidence from an article"
2010: Peter Jacobi Award of the German Society for Medical Psychology
2006: Award for the best presentation in the field of clinical research (3rd Congress of the Berlin Institute for Gender Research in Medicine (GiM)
Scholarship holder of the Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst e.V. and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
Functions / offices
- Deputy Director of the Institute for Gender Research in Medicine
- Head of the AG Psychooncology and Health-Related Quality of Life
- Member of the junior researcher commission of the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
- Member of the Teaching Commission of the German Society for Medical Psychology
- Member, Berlin School of Integrative Oncology (BSIO)
Brand A, Gao L, Hamann A, Crayen C, Brand H, Squier SM, Stangl K, Kendel F, Stangl V. (2019) Medical graphic narratives to improve patient comprehension and periprocedural anxiety lieber Felix, before coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention: a randomized trial. Annals of Internal Medicine. [Epub ahead of print ]:. doi: 10.7326/M18-2976 (IF=19.384).
Feufel M, Keller N, Kendel F, Spieß C, Gigerenzer G (2017). Training on how to extract, assess and communicate evidence from an article. Medical Education. DOI: 10.1111/medu.13444.