Dr. phil. Matthias Vonmoos

Dr. phil. Matthias Vonmoos

eidg. anerkannter Psychotherapeut
Erwachsenenpsychiatrie und -psychotherapie
2015 - AIM, Akademie für Verhaltenstherapie und Methodenintegration, Zürich/Wil
2011 - 2013 PhD, Promotion in Psychologie, Universität Zürich
2006 - 2011 Master of Science in Psychologie, Universität Zürich
1999 - 2006 Master of Arts in Politikwissenschaft und BWL, Universität Zürich (lic. phil.)

Postdoctoral Fellow (20%), Experimentelle und Klinische Pharmakopsychologie, Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Zürich

Peer-reviewed Artikel

Erst- / Letztautor

Quednow BB, Hulka LM, Preller KH, Baumgartner MR, Eisenegger C, Vonmoos M (2017). Stable self-serving personality traits in recreational and dependent cocaine users. PLOS ONE 12: e0172853.

Hulka LM, Vonmoos M, Preller KH, Baumgartner MR, Seifritz E, Gamma A, Quednow BB (2015). Changes in cocaine consumption are associated with fluctuations in self-reported impulsivity and gambling decision-making. Psychol Med 45: 3097-110. [Shared first authorship].

Vonmoos M, Schütz CG, Quednow BB (2016). Kognitive und sozial-kognitive Folgen des Kokainkonsums. Suchtmed 18: 207-12. [Invited review].

Vonmoos M, Hulka LM, Preller KH, Minder F, Baumgartner MR, Quednow BB (2014). Cognitive impairment in cocaine users is drug-induced but partially reversible: evidence from a longitudinal study. Neuropsychopharmacology 39: 2200-10.

Vonmoos M, Hulka LM, Preller KH, Jenni D, Baumgartner MR, Quednow BB. (2013) Differences in self-report and behavioral measures of impulsivity in cocaine users. Drug Alcohol Depend 133: 61-70.

Vonmoos M, Hulka LM, Preller KH, Jenni D, Baumgartner MR, Stohler R, Bolla K, Quednow BB. (2013). Cognitive dysfunctions in recreational and dependent cocaine users: The role of ADHD, craving, and early age of onset. Br J Psychiatry 203: 35-43.


Havranek MM, Hulka LM, Tasiudi E, Eisenegger C, Vonmoos M, Preller KH, Mössner R, Baumgartner MR, Seifritz E, Grünblatt E, Quednow BB (2017). α2A-adrenergic receptor polymorphisms and mRNA expression levels are associated with delay discounting in cocaine users. Addict Biol 22: 561-9.

Hulka LM, Scheidegger M, Vonmoos M, Preller KH, Baumgartner MR, Herdener M, Seifritz E, Henning A, Quednow BB (2016). Glutamatergic and neurometabolic alterations in cocaine users measured with 1H magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Addict Biol 21: 205-17.

Wittwer A, Hulka LM, Heinimann HR, Vonmoos M, Quednow BB (2016). Risky decisions in a lottery task are associated with an increase of cocaine use. Front Psychol 7:640.

Wunderli MD, Vonmoos M, Niedecker SM, Hulka LM, Preller KH, Baumgartner MR, Kraemer T, Seifritz E, Schaub MP, Eich-Höchli D, Quednow BB (2016). Cognitive and emotional impairments in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and cocaine use. Drug Alcohol Depend 163: 92-9.

Havranek MM, Vonmoos M, Müller CP, Büetiger JR, Tasiudi E, Hulka LM, Preller KH, Mössner R, Grünblatt E, Seifritz E, Quednow BB (2015). Serotonin transporter and tryptophan hydroxylase gene variations mediate working memory deficits of cocaine users. Neuropsychopharmacology 40: 2929-37.

Maier LJ, Wunderli MD, Vonmoos M, Römmelt AT, Baumgartner MR, Seifritz E, Schaub MP, Quednow BB (2015). Pharmacological cognitive enhancement in healthy individuals: a compensation for cognitive deficits or a question of personality? PLOS ONE 10: e0129805.

Hulka LM, Eisenegger C, Preller KH, Vonmoos M, Jenni D, Bendrick K, Baumgartner MR, Seifritz E, Quednow BB (2014). Altered social and non-social decision-making in recreational and dependent cocaine users. Psychol Med 44: 1015-28.

Hulka LM, Treyer V, Scheidegger M, Preller KH, Vonmoos M, Johyem A, Baumgartner MR, Ametamey S, Buck A, Seifritz E, Quednow BB (2014). Smoking but not cocaine use is associated with lower metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 densities in the brain of cocaine users. Mol Psychiatry 19: 625-32.

Madry MM, Steuer AE, Vonmoos M, Quednow BB, Baumgartner MR, Kraemer T (2014). Retrospective monitoring of long-term recreational or dependent cocaine use in toenail clippings/scrapings as an alternative to hair. Bioanalysis 23: 3183-96.

Preller KH, Herdener M, Schilbach L, Stämpfli P, Hulka LM, Vonmoos M, Ingold N, Vogeley K, Tobler PN, Seifritz E, Quednow BB (2014). Functional changes of the reward system underlie blunted response to social gaze in cocaine users. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111: 2842-7.

Preller KH, Hulka LM, Vonmoos M, Jenni D, Baumgartner MR, Seifritz E, Dziobek I, Quednow BB (2014). Impaired emotional empathy in cocaine users is related to social network deficits. Addict Biol 19: 452-66.

Hulka LM, Preller KH, Vonmoos M, Broicher SD, Quednow BB (2013). Cocaine users manifest impaired prosodic and cross-modal emotion processing. Front Psychiatry 4: 98.

Preller KH, Ingold N, Vonmoos M, Hulka LM, Jenni D, Baumgartner MR, Vollenweider FX, Quednow BB. (2013). Increased sensorimotor gating in recreational and dependent cocaine users is modulated by craving and ADHD symptoms. Biol Psychiatry 73: 225-34.


Vonmoos M & Quednow BB (2017). Cognitive dysfunctions in chronic cocaine users. In Preedy VR (Ed.): The Neuroscience Of Cocaine: Mechanisms And Treatment. Academic Press: London.

Vonmoos M, Maercker, A (2011). Trauma und Demenz. In Seidler GH, Freyberger HJ, Maercker A (Eds.): Handbuch der Psychotraumatologie. Klett-Cotta: Stuttgart.

Stand April 2017