Dr. Hans Schroder, PhD is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. Dr. Schroder received his BS, MA, and PhD in Clinical Psychology from Michigan State University and completed his predoctoral internship and two-year postdoctoral fellowship at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Dr. Schroder is interested in larger narratives and beliefs about mental health problems and their treatment. He is particularly interested in the psychological and treatment decision-making consequences of biogenetic messages about mental illness – those messages and beliefs that emphasize chemical and genetic contributions to distress. Relatedly, he is interested in how clinicians frame mental illness origins and the impact these viewpoints have on treatment expectancies, engagement, and outcome.
Areas of Interest
- Beliefs about depression and anxiety
- Beliefs about treatments for mental health
- Public health messaging about mental health problems
- Exposure therapy for anxiety disorders
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder
- Cognitive behavioral therapy
How the "Chemical Imbalance" Metaphor Harms Patients
Dr. Hans Schroder is mentioned in this Psychology Today article.
In research studies and in real life, placebos have a powerful healing effect on the body and mind
Drs. Elissa H. Patterson and Hans Schroder published this article in The Conversation .
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Michigan State University
M.A., Clinical Psychology, Michigan State University
B.S., Psychology, Michigan State University