FH Bielefeld
University of
Applied Sciences

Publikationen Wirtschaftspsychologie

Tsze, D., Hirschfeld, G., & Dyan, P. S. (2022). Clinical Interpretation of Self-Reported Pain Scores in Children with Acute Pain. The Journal of Pediatrics, 240, 192-198.

Dogan, M., Hirschfeld, G., Blankenburg, M., Frühwald, M., Ahnert, R., Braun, S., Marschall, U., Pfenning, I., Zernikow, B., & Wager, J. (2021). Effectiveness of a Psychosocial Aftercare Program for Youth Aged 8 to 17 Years With Severe Chronic Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Network Open, 4(9), e2127024.

Könning, A., Rosenthal, N., Friese, M., Hirschfeld, G., Brown, D., & Wager, J. (2021). Factors associated with physician consultation and medication use in children and adolescents with chronic pain: A scoping review and original data. European Journal of Pain, 25(1), 88–106.

Neß, V., Könning, A., Hirschfeld, G., & Wager, J. (2021). Adolescents’ Explanatory Models for Headaches and Associations with Behavioral and Emotional Outcomes. Children, 8(3), 234.

Thiele, C., & Hirschfeld, G. (2021). cutpointr: Improved estimation and validation of optimal cutpoints in R. Journal of Statistical Software, 98(11), 1–27.

Thiele, C., Hirschfeld, G., & von Brachel, R. (2021). Clinical trial registries as Scientometric data: A novel solution for linking and deduplicating clinical trials from multiple registries. Scientometrics, 1–18.

Thielsch, M., & Hirschfeld, G. (2021). Quick Assessment of Web Content Perceptions. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 31(1), 68–80.

Velten, J., Hirschfeld, G., Meyers, M., & Margraf, J. (2021). Psychometric Properties of a Self-Report Version of the Sexual Interest and Desire Inventory-Female (SIDI-F-SR). The Journal of Sexual Medicine, 18(5), 990–995.

von Glischinski, M., von Brachel, R., Thiele, C., & Hirschfeld, G. (2021). Not sad enough for a depression trial? A systematic review of depression measures and cut points in clinical trial registrations. Journal of Affective Disorders, 29(1), 36–44.

Haubrock, A. (2020). Digitalisierung—Das HR Management der Zukunft. Kohlhammer Verlag.

Hirschfeld, G., von Brachel, R., & Thiele, C. (2020). Screening for health-related quality of life in children and adolescents: Optimal cut points for the KIDSCREEN-10 for epidemiological studies. Quality of Life Research, 29, 529–536.

Hirschfeld, G., von Glischinski, M., & Thiele, C. (2020). Optimal cycle thresholds for COVID-19 screening—ROC-based methods highlight between-study differences. Clinical infectious diseases: an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

Stegemann, M., & Suwelack, T. (2020). A/B-Testing – Verfahren zur Optimierung der digitalen Interaktion zwischen Konsumenten und Unternehmen. In S. Boßow-Thies, C. Hofmann-Stölting, & H. Jochims (Hrsg.), Data-driven Marketing: Insights aus Wissenschaft und Praxis (S. 159–176). Springer Fachmedien.

Velten, J., Brotti, L., Chivers, M., Hirschfeld, G., & Margraf, J. (2020). The power of the present: Effects of three mindfulness tasks on women’s sexual response. Clinical Psychological Science, 8(1), 125–138.

Dahmes, H., Hirschfeld, G., Sackmann, T., & Thielsch, M. (2019). Browsing vs. Searching—The influence of consumers’ goal directedness on website evaluations. Interacting with Computers, 1, 95–112.

Griese, K.-M., Hirschfeld, G., & Baringhorst, S. (2019). Unternehmen zwischen Digitalisierung und Nachhaltigkeit—Eine empirische Untersuchung. NachhaltigkeitsManagementForum, 27(1), 11–21.

Hartmann, A., Hirschfeld, G., Cordes, M., & Vocks, S. (2019). Affect and worry during a checking episode: A comparison of individuals with symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, body dysmorphic disorder, illness anxiety disorder, and panic disorder. Psychiatry Research, 272, 349–358.

Lin, M., Hirschfeld, G., & Margraf, J. (2019). Brief form of the Perceived Social Support Questionnaire (F-SozU K-6): Validation, Norms, and Cross-Cultural Measurement Invariance in the USA, Germany, Russia, and China. Psychological Assessment, 31(5), 609–621.

Müller, D., Teismann, T., Gerrit Hirschfeld, Zmyj, N., Fuths, S., Vocks, S., Schneider, S., & Seehagen, S. (2019). The course of maternal repetitive negative thinking at the transition to motherhood and early mother-infant interaction: Is there a link? Development and Psychopathology, 31(4), 1411–1421.

Thiele, C., & Hirschfeld, G. (2019). Cloud-based simulation studies in R - A tutorial in using doRedis with Amazon spot fleets. Statistics in Medicine, 1–13.

Thielsch, M., & Hirschfeld, G. (2019). Facets of website content. Human Computer Interaction, 34, 279–327.

Tsze, D., Hirschfeld, G., von Baeyer, C., Suarez, L., & Dyan, P. S. 2016. (2019). Changes in Pain Score Associated with Clinically Meaningful Outcomes in Children with Acute Pain. Academic Emergency Medicine, 26(9), 1002–1013.

von Brachel, R., Hirschfeld, G., Berner, A., Willutzki, U., Teismann, T., Cwick, J., Velten, J., Schulte, D., & Margraf, J. (2019). Long-term effectiveness of CBT in routine outpatient care—A 5 to 20-year follow-up study. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 88, 225–235.

von Glischinski, M., von Brachel, R., & Hirschfeld, G. (2019). How depressed is depressed? A systematic review and diagnostic meta-analysis of optimal cut points for Becks Depression Inventory-Revised (BDI-II). Quality of Life Research, 28(5), 1111–1118.

Haubrock, A., & Öhlschlegel-Haubrock, S. (2018). Personalmanagement. Kohlhammer Verlag.

Bieda, A., Hirschfeld, G., Schoenfeld, P., Brailovskaia, J., Lin, M., & Margraf, J. (2018). Happiness, Life Satisfaction and Positive Mental Health: Investigating Reciprocal Effects over Four Years in a Chinese Student Sample. Journal of Research in Personality.

Blankenburg, M., Wager, J., Junker, J., Hirschfeld, G., & Zernikow, B. (2018). Quantitative sensory testing profiles in children, adolescents and young adults (6-20 years) with cerebral palsy: Hints for a neuropathic genesis of pain syndromes. European Journal of Paediatric Neurology, 22(3), 470–481.

Flack, F., Stahlschmidt, L., Dobe, M., Hirschfeld, G., Strasser, A., Michalak, J., Wager, J., & Zernikow, B. (2018). Efficacy of adding interoceptive exposure to intensive interdisciplinary treatment for adolescents with chronic pain: A randomized controlled trial. Pain, 159(11), 2223–2233.

Frerker, M., Hirschfeld, G., Thielsch, M., & Hechler, T. (2018). Elterliche Reaktionen auf kindlichen Schmerz—Was ist eigentlich normal? Eine Untersuchung der elterlichen Reaktionen auf kindlichen Schmerz. Der Schmerz, 6.

Lieber, S., Blankenburg, M., Apel, K., Hirschfeld, G., Driever, P. H., & Reindl, T. (2018). Small-fiber neuropathy and pain sensitization in survivors of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia. European Journal of Paediatric Neurology, 22(3), 457–469.

Schramm, U., Reichart, S., & Becking, D. (2018). From Pre- to Post-occupancy Evaluations: Acceptance of Intelligent Building Technologies. In W. F. E. Preiser, A. E. Hardy, & U. Schramm (Hrsg.), Building Performance Evaluation: From Delivery Process to Life Cycle Phases (S. 73–86). Springer International Publishing.

von Brachel, R., Bieda, A., Margraf, J., & Hirschfeld, G. (2018). Longitudinal measurement invariance of the Brief-Symptom inventory (BSI) -18. European Journal Psychological Assessment, 36(1), 12–18.

von Glischinski, M., Willutzki, U., Leichsenring, F., Hiller, W., Leibing, E., Stangier, U., Hoyer, J., & Hirschfeld, G. (2018). Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale (LSAS): Optimal cut points for remission and response. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 25(1), 465–473.

von Glischinski, M., Willutzki, U., Leichsenring, F., Hiller, W., Leibing, E., Stangier, U., Hoyer, J., & Hirschfeld, G. (2018). Optimal cut points for remission and response for the German version of the Social Phobia Anxiety Inventory (SPAI). Zeitschrift für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie, 64(2), 158–171.

Öhlschlegel-Haubrock, S., & Haubrock, A. (2017). Nachhaltige Personalentwicklung: Herausforderung und Chance. Kohlhammer Verlag.

Bieda, A., Hirschfeld, G., Schoenfeld, P., Brailovskaia, J., Zhan, X., & Margraf, J. (2017). Happiness is universal—Cross-cultural measurement invariance of scales assessing positive mental health. Psychological Assessment, 29(4).

Boelte, J., Hoesker, T., Hirschfeld, G., & Thielsch, M. (2017). Electrophysiological correlates of aesthetic processing of webpages: A comparison of experts and laypersons. PeerJ, e3440.

Schmidt, M., Seehagen, S., Hirschfeld, G., Vocks, S., Schneider, S., & Teisman, T. (2017). Repetitive negative thinking and impaired mother-infant bonding: A longitudinal study. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 41(3), 498–507.

Öhlschlegel-Haubrock, S., Rach, J., & Wolf, J. (2016). Von der Führungskraft zum Coach: Grundlagen - Umsetzung - Praxis. Kohlhammer Verlag.

Ruhe, A., Wager, J., Hirschfeld, G., & Zernikow, B. (2016). Household income determines access to specialized pediatric chronic pain treatment in Germany. BMC Health Services Research, 14, 1–8.

Tsze, D., Hirschfeld, G., von Baeyer, C., Bulloch, B., & Dyan, P. S. 2016. (2016). Defining No Pain, Mild, Moderate, and Severe Pain based on the Faces Pain Scale—Revised and Color Analog Scale in Children with Acute Pain. Pediatric Emergency Care.

von Brachel, R., Windgassen, A., Hoetzel, K., Hirschfeld, G., & Vocks, S. (2016). Was passiert nach dem letzten Klick? Entwicklung der Veraenderungsmotivation und Symptomatik nach Abschluss eines internetgestuetzten Motivationsprogramms bei Essstoerungen: Eine Follow-up-Studie. Zeitschrift fuer Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 45, 26–35.

von Glischinski, M., Teisman, T., Prinz, S., Gebauer, J., & Hirschfeld, G. (2016). Depressive Symptom Inventory- Suicidality Subscale: Optimal cut points for clinical and non-clinical samples. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 23(6), 543–549.

Becking, D., Budke, J., & Reichart, S. (2015). Microcurricula in augmentierter Realität! Ein Prototyp zur Hilfe bei der Interaktion mit intelligenten Gebäuden. Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.

Hechler, T., Kanstrup, P., Lewandowski, A., Simons, L., Wicksell, R., Hirschfeld, G., & Zernikow, B. (2015). Systematic review on intensive interdisciplinary pain treatment for children with chronic pain. Pediatrics, 136(1), 115–127.

Hirschfeld, G., Blankenburg, M., Suess, M., & Zernikow, B. (2015). Overcoming pain thresholds with multilevel models: An example using Quantitative Sensory Testing data. PeerJ, 3(e1335), 1–13.

Hirschfeld, G., & Thielsch, M. (2015). Establishing meaningful cut points for online user ratings. Ergonomics, 58(2), 310–320.

Hirschfeld, G., von Glischinski, M., Knop, C., Hirsch, J., Blankenburg, M., Aksu, F., Reinehr, T., Wiesel, T., & Zernikow, B. (2015). Difficulties in screening for peripheral neuropathies in children with diabetes. Diabetic Medicine, 6(32), 786–789.

Hirschfeld, G., Wager, J., & Zernikow, B. (2015). Physician consultation in young children with recurrent pain—A population-based study. PeerJ, 3(e916), 1–12.

Thielsch, M. T., Engel, R., & Hirschfeld, G. (2015). Expected usability is not a valid indicator of experienced usability. PeerJ Computer Science, 1(e19), 1–19.

Tsze, D., Hirschfeld, G., von Baeyer, C., Bulloch, B., & Dyan, P. S. (2015). Differences in Clinically Significant Changes in Children’s Pain Intensity Scores Based on Patient Characteristics. Academic Emergency Medicine, 22(4), 415–422.

Uhlig, C. E., Böhringer, D., Hirschfeld, G., Seitz, B., & Schmidt, H. (2015). Attitudes Concerning Postmortem Organ Donation: A Multicenter Survey in Various German Cohorts. Annals of Transplantation, 20, 614–621.

Wager, J., Hirschfeld, G., Brehmer, H., & Zernikow, B. (2015). Emotional impairment and stressful life events in the etiology of pediatric Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). Pain Research &Management, 20(4), 189–194.

Zernikow, B., Wager, J., Hirschfeld, G., Brehmer, H., & Maier, C. (2015). Invasive treatments for pediatric Complex Regional Pain Syndrome – A scoping review. Anesthesiology, 122(3), 699–707.

Frontzeck, B., Thielsch, M. T., & Hirschfeld, G. (2014). Characteristics of effective exams – Development and validation of an instrument for evaluating written exams. Studies in Educational Evaluation, 43, 79–87.

Hirschfeld, G., & do Brasil, P. (2014). A simulation study into the performance of „optimal“ diagnostic thresholds in the population—’Large’ effect sizes are not enough. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 67, 449–453.

Hirschfeld, G., & von Brachel, R. (2014). Multiple-Group confirmatory factor analysis in R – A tutorial in measurement invariance with continuous and ordinal indicators. Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 19(7).

Hirschfeld, G., von Brachel, R., & Thielsch, M. (2014). Selecting items for Big Five questionnaires: At what sample size do factor loadings stabilize? Journal for Research in Personality, 53, 54–63.

Hirschfeld, G., von Glischinski, M., Blankenburg, M., & Zernikow, B. (2014). Screening for peripheral neuropathies in children with diabetes—A systematic review. Pediatrics, 133(5).

Hirschfeld, G., Wager, J., Schmidt, P., & Zernikow, B. (2014). Minimally Clinically Significant Differences for Adolescents With Chronic Pain-Variability of ROC-Based Cut Points. Journal of Pain, 15(1), 32–39.

Tietze, A. L., Zernikow, B., Otto, M., Hirschfeld, G., Michel, E., Koh, M., & Blankenburg, M. (2014). The development and psychometric assessment of a questionnaire to assess sleep and daily troubles in parents of children and young adults with severe psychomotor impairment. Sleep Medicine, 15, 219–227.

Uhlig, C. E., Koch, R., Promesberger, J., Hirschfeld, G., Schmidt, H., Seitz, B., Reinhard, T., & Böhringer, D. (2014). Attitudes towards postmortem cornea donation in Germany – A multicenter survey. Graefe’s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 252(12), 1955–1962.


von Brachel, R., Hirschfeld, G., Hötzel, K., Rieger, E., Schmidt, U., Kosfelder, J., Schulte, D., Hechler, T., & Vocks, S. (2014). Eating disorder pathology and depressive mood predict dropout from an internet-based motivation program for women with eating disorders. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 16, e92.

Blankenburg, M., Tietze, A., Hechler, T., Hirschfeld, G., Koh, M., & Zernikow, B. (2013). Snake: The development and validation of a questionnaire on sleep disturbances in children with severe psychomotor impairment. Sleep Medicine, 14(4), 339–351.

Hirschfeld, G., & Thielsch, B., M. Zernikow. (2013). Reliabilities of mental rotation tasks—Limits to the assessment of individual differences. BioMed Research International, 2013, 1–7.

Hirschfeld, G., & Zernikow, B. (2013). Cutpoints for mild, moderate, and severe pain on the VAS for children and adolescents—What can be learned from 10 million ANOVAs? Pain, 154, 2626–2632.

Hirschfeld, G., & Zernikow, B. (2013). Variability of „optimal“ cut points for mild, moderate, and severe pain: Neglected problems when comparing groups. Pain, 154, 154–159.

Wager, J., Hechler, T., Darlington, A. S., Hirschfeld, G., Vocks, S., & Zernikow, B. (2013). Classifying the severity of paediatric chronic pain—An application of the chronic pain grading. European Journal of Pain, 17, 1393–1402.

Wager, J., Ruhe, A., Hirschfeld, G., Wamsler, C., Dobe, M., Hechler, T., & Zernikow, B. (2013). Influence of parental occupation on access to specialised treatment for paediatric chronic pain: A retrospective study. Schmerz, 27(3), 305–311.

Blankenburg, M., Kraemer, N., Hirschfeld, G., Krumova, E. K., Maier, C., Hechler, T., Aksu, F., Magerl, W., Reinehr, T., Wiesel, T., & Zernikow, B. (2012). Childhood diabetic neuropathy: Functional impairment and non-invasive screening assessment. Diabetic Medicine, 29, 1425–1432.

Hirschfeld, G., Feldker, K., & Zwitserlood, P. (2012). Listening to „flying ducks“: Individual differences in sentence–picture verification investigated with ERPs. Psychophysiology, 49, 312–321.

Hirschfeld, G., Hechler, T., Dobe, M., Wager, J., von Lützau, P., Blankenburg, M., Kosfelder, J., & Zernikow, B. (2012). Maintaining Lasting Improvements: One-Year Follow-Up of Children With Severe Chronic Pain Undergoing Multimodal Inpatient Treatment. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 38, 224–236.

Hirschfeld, G., Zernikow, B., Kraemer, N., Hechler, T., Aksu, F., Krumova, E., Maier, C., Magerl, W., & Blankenburg, M. (2012). Development of somatosensory perception in children – a longitudinal QST-study. Neuropediatrics, 43, 10–16.

Hirschfeld, G., & Zwitserlood, P. (2012). Effector-specific motor activation modulates verb production. Neuroscience Letters, 523(1), 15–18.

Thielsch, M., & Hirschfeld, G. (2012). Spatial frequencies in aesthetic website evaluations—Explaining how ultra-rapid evaluations are formed. Ergonomics, 55, 731–742.

Uhlig, C. E., Promesberger, J., Hirschfeld, G., Koch, R., Reinhard, T., & Seitz, B. (2012). Results of an internet-based survey amongst members of the German Ophthalmological Society concerning postmortem cornea donation. Ophthalmologe, 109, 1198–1206.

Wager, J., Hirschfeld, G., & Zernikow, B. (2012). Tension-Type Headache or Migraine? Adolescents’ Pain Descriptions Are of Little Help. Headache, 53, 322–332.

Zernikow, B., Dobe, M., Hirschfeld, G., Blankenburg, M., Reuther, M., & Maier, C. (2012). Please don’t hurt me! : A plea against invasive procedures in children and adolescents with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). Schmerz, 26(4), 389–395.


Blankenburg, M., Meyer, D., Hirschfeld, G., Kraemer, N., Hechler, T., Aksu, F., Krumova, E. K., Magerl, W., Maier, C., & Zernikow, B. (2011). Developmental and sex differences in somatosensory perception-a systematic comparison of 7- versus 14-year-olds using quantitative sensory testing. Pain, 152, 2625–2531.

Hirschfeld, G., & Zwitserlood, P. (2011). How vision is shaped by language comprehension–top-down feedback based on low-spatial frequencies. Brain Research, 1377, 78–83.

Hirschfeld, G., Zwitserlood, P., & Dobel, C. (2011). Effects of language comprehension on visual processing—MEG dissociates early perceptual and late N400 effects. Brain and Language, 116(2), 91–96.

Hirschfeld, G., Bien, H., de Vries, M., Lüttmann, H., & Schwall, J. (2010). Open-source software to conduct online rating studies. Behavior Research Methods, 42(2), 542–546.

Thielsch, M. T., & Hirschfeld, G. (2010). High and low spatial frequencies in website evaluations. Ergonomics, 53(8), 972–978.

Brown, G., Irving, S., Peterson, E., & Hirschfeld, G. (2009). Use of interactive–informal assessment practices: New Zealand secondary students’ conceptions of assessment. Learning and Instruction, 19(2), 97–111.

Hirschfeld, G., & Brown, G. T. L. (2009). Students’ Conceptions of Assessment—Factorial and Structural Invariance of the SCoA Across Sex, Age, and Ethnicity. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 25(1), 30–38.

Brown, G., & Hirschfeld, G. (2008). Students’ conceptions of assessment: Links to outcomes. Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 15(1), 3–17.

Hirschfeld, G., Jansma, B., Bölte, J., & Zwitserlood, P. (2008). Interference and facilitation in overt speech production investigated with event-related potentials. Neuroreport, 19(12), 1227–1230.

Brown, G. T. L., & Hirschfeld, G. (2007). Students’ conceptions of assessment and mathematics: Self-regulation raises achievement. Australian Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, 7, 63–74.