Jun.-Prof. Dr. phil. Ann-Christin Haag (PhD)

Juniorprofessur für Kinder- und Jugendlichenpsychotherapie mit Schwerpunkt Forschungsmethoden

Telefon: +49 (0) 731 500-62642

E-Mail: ann-christin.haag[at]uniklinik-ulm.de

  • Entwicklung von Kindern und Jugendlichen nach potenziell traumatischen Erlebnissen
  • Fokus auf den Einfluss von Online-Medien
  • Neue Analysemethoden mittels machine learning und KI
  • Digital biomarkers
  • Mechanismen von Resilienz
  • Flexibilität in der Emotionsregulation

Universität Zürich undUniversitätskinderspital Zürich, Schweiz

Promotion / Ph.D.: Acute Stress Reactions in Children After Trauma: Studying Risk Factors and Evaluating an Early Intervention Developed for Young Children (Betreuung: Prof. Dr. Markus A. Landolt, Prof. Dr. Guy Bodenmann, PD Dr. med. Clemens M. Schiestl), Prädikat: summa cum laude


Universitäten Zürich und Fribourg, Schweiz

Weiterbildung & Master of Advanced Studies in Kognitiver Verhaltenstherapie mit Schwerpunkt Kinder und Jugendliche

Fachtitel zur Eidgenössischen Psychotherapeutin


Universität Zürich, Schweiz

Master of Science in Psychologie, Klinische und Gesundheitspsychologie (Hauptfach), Französische Sprachwissenschaften (Nebenfach)


Universität Hamburg, Deutschland

Bachelor of Science in Psychologie


Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Deutschland

Bachelor of Arts in Französische Sprach-, Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften (Hauptfach), Italienisch (Nebenfach)





Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, USA


Loss, Trauma, and Emotion Lab, Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology

Supervisor: Professor George A. Bonanno, Ph.D.

Kollaboration mit Prof. Jennie G. Noll, Ph.D., Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Child Maltreatment Solutions Network, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA




Universität-Kinderspital Zürich, Schweiz

Psychotherapeutin, Abteilung für Psychosomatik und Psychiatrie, Prof. Dr. Markus Landolt, Dr. med. Daniel Marti,

Artikel mit Peer-review

* Indicates equal first authorship

Nick, E.A.*, Haag, A.-C.*, Nelson, B. W., Garrett, S.L., Fox, A.F., Telzer, E.H., & Prinstein, M. (in revision). Describing adolescents’ objectively-measured daily smartphone use and thoughts about social media. Psychology of Popular Media.

Kennedy, R., Panilio, C., Mullins, X., Alvarado, X., Font, S.A., Haag, A.-C., & Noll, J.G. (under review). Childhood sexual abuse, bullying victimization, NSSI, and suicide: The mediating effect of self-concept. Journal of Family Violence.

Herd, T., Haag, A.-C., Selin, C., Palmer, L., S.S., Strong-Jones, S., Jackson, Y., Bensman, H.E., & Noll, J.G. (2022). Individual and social risk and protective factors as predictors of trajectories of post- traumatic stress symptoms in adolescents. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology.

Bartels, L., Haag, A.-C., Keller, F., Storch, E.A., De Young, A.C., Salloum, A., & Landolt, M.A. (2022). Screening for PTSD and functional impairment in trauma-exposed young children: evaluation of alternative CBCL-PTSD subscales. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment.

Haag, A.-C., Bonanno, G.A., Chen, S., Herd, T., & Noll, J.G. (2022). Understanding posttraumatic stress trajectories in adolescent females: A strength-based machine learning approach examining risk and protective factors including online behaviors. Development & Psychopathology, 1-14.

Haag, A.-C., Cha, C.B., Noll, J.G., Gee, D.G., Shenk, C., Schreier, H.C., Heim, C.M., Rose, E., Shalev, I., Jorgensen, A., & Bonanno, G.A. (2022). The Flexible Regulation of Emotional Expression Scale for Youth (FREE-Y): Adaption and validation across children and adolescents. Assessment, 1-20.

Noll, J.G.*, Haag, A.-C.*, Kouril, M., Shenk, C.E., Wright, M.F., Barnes, J.E., Kohram, M., Malgaroli, M., Foley, D.J., & Bonanno, G.A. (2021). An observational study of Internet behaviors for adolescent females following sexual abuse. Nature Human Behaviour, 6, 74-87.

Kennedy, R., Font, S., Haag, A.-C., & Noll, J.G. (2021). Childhood Sexual Abuse and Exposure to Peer Bullying Victimization. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1-25.

De Young, A.C., Paterson, R.S., Brown, E.A., Egberts, M.R., LeBrocque, R.M., Kenardy, J.A., Landolt, M.A., Marsac, M.L., Alisic, E., & Haag, A.-C. (2021). Topical Review: Medical trauma during early childhood. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 46(7), 739-746.

De Haan, A., Haag, A.-C., Degen, E., & Landolt, M.A. (2020). Validation of the Functional Posttraumatic Cognitions Questionnaire (FPTCQ) in children and adolescents exposed to accidental trauma. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 13(5), 514-521.

Haag, A.-C., Landolt, M.A., Kenardy, J.A., Schiestl, C.M., Kimble, R.M., & De Young, A.C. (2020). Preventive Intervention for Trauma Reactions in Young Injured Children: Results of a multi-site randomised controlled trial. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 61, 988-997.

Vasileva, M., Haag, A.-C., Landolt, M.A., & Petermann, F. (2018). Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Very Young Children: Diagnostic Agreement between ICD-11 and DSM-5. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 31(4), 529-539.

Haag, A.-C., & Landolt, M.A. (2017). Young Children’s Acute Stress After a Burn Injury: Disentangling the Role of Injury Severity and Parental Acute Stress. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 42(8), 861-870.

De Young, A.C., Haag, A.-C., Kenardy, J.A., Kimble, R.M., & Landolt, M.A. (2016). Coping with Accident Reactions (CARE) early intervention programme for preventing traumatic stress reactions in young injured children: study protocol for two randomised controlled trials. Trials, 17, 362.

Haag, A-C., Zehnder, D., & Landolt, M.A. (2015). Guilt is associated with acute stress symptoms in children after road traffic accidents. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 6, 29074.


Haag, A.-C., Celi, S., & Landolt, M.A. (2019). Trauma and PTSD in Preschool-Aged Children. In P. Barrett & B. Fisak (Eds.), Preschool Anxiety: Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention. Oxford: Taylor & Francis Group.

Kongressbeiträge (Auswahl)

Haag, A.-C., Barkhorn, A., Bagrodia, R., & Bonanno, G.A. (September 28, 2022). Flexibility and Family Resilience: Caregiver expressive flexibility moderates the relationship between exposure to COVID-related stressors and family well-being. 8th International Symposium on Resilience Research, Mainz, Germany.

Herd, T., Haag, A.-C., Palmer, L., Selin, C., & Noll, J. G. (June, 2022). Using machine learning to characterize trajectories of post-traumatic stress symptoms in adolescents. International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (IPSCAN), Tallinn, Estonia.

Haag, A.-C., Bonanno, G.A., Chen, S., & Noll, J.G. (May 29, 2022). Understanding posttraumatic stress trajectories in adolescent females: a machine learning approach using offline and online predictors. 2022 APS Annual Convention, Chicago, USA.

De Haan, A., Haag, A.-C., Degen, E., & Landolt, M. (March 18, 2021). Entwicklung und Validierung des Functional Posttraumatic Cognitions Questionnaire (FPTCQ) bei Kindern und Jugendlichen nach akzidentellem Trauma. 23th Annual Meeting of the German-speaking Society of Psychotraumatology, virtual meeting.

Haag, A.-C., & Noll, J.G. (March 20, 2020). Internet Activities of Adolescents: At-risk youth and predictors of victimizations. The 2020 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA), San Diego, USA. (Talk accepted for presentation. Conference cancelled due to COVID-19.)

Haag, A.-C. & Landolt, M.A. (November 9, 2017). Preventing Posttraumatic Stress in Young Children after Burns: Preliminary Results from the CARE Intervention RCT in Switzerland. 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), Chicago, USA

Haag, A.-C. & Landolt, M.A. (June 2, 2017). Prevention of posttraumatic stress in young children with accidental injuries: Preliminary results from the CARE intervention RCT in Switzerland. 15th Conference of European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ESTSS), Odense, Denmark.

Haag, A.-C. & Landolt, M.A. (March 12, 2016). Akute Belastung von Kleinkindern nach Brand-verletzungen – Mütterlicher Stress als Mediator. 18th Annual Meeting of the German-speaking Society of Psychotraumatology, Hamburg, Germany.