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Karin Prillinger
Karin Prillinger, BSc MScClinical Psychologist

Comprehensive Center for Pediatrics, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Position: PHD Student

ORCID: 0000-0001-9835-1850
T +43 1 40400 31794


Adolescent Psychiatry; Adolescent Psychology; Autistic Disorder; Electric Stimulation Therapy; Emotions; Evaluation Studies; Intervention Studies; Mental Health; Neuropsychological Tests; Neurosciences; Psychological Tests; Psychophysiology; Social Behavior

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

  • Non-invasive Neurostimulation (tDCS)
  • Eye-Tracking

Selected publications

  1. Goreis, A. et al. (2023) ‘Physiological stress reactivity and self-harm: A meta-analysis’, Psychoneuroendocrinology, 158, p. 106406. Available at:
  2. Prillinger, K. et al. (2023) ‘Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation on Social Attention Patterns and Emotion Recognition Ability in Male Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder’, Journal of Clinical Medicine, 12(17), p. 5570. Available at:
  3. Keiller, E. et al. (2023) ‘Intensive community care services for children and young people in psychiatric crisis: an expert opinion’, BMC Medicine, 21(1). Available at:
  4. Prillinger, K. et al. (2022) ‘Impulsivity Moderates the Effect of Neurofeedback Training on the Contingent Negative Variation in Autism Spectrum Disorder’, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 16. Available at:
  5. Prillinger, K. et al. (2021) ‘Repeated Sessions of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation on Adolescents With Autism Spectrum Disorder: Study Protocol for a Randomized, Double-Blind, and Sham-Controlled Clinical Trial’, Frontiers in Psychiatry, 12. Available at: