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Hanna M. Mües
Hanna M. Mües, BSc MSc

Center for Public Health (Department of Social and Preventive Medicine)
Position: PHD Student

ORCID: 0000-0002-4076-262X


Mental Health; Primary Prevention; Public Health

Research group(s)

Research interests

I joined the Horizon Europe project CO-CAPTAIN and the Grabovac Group ( as project manager and researcher in 2023. Additionally, I am a doctoral candidate at the Department of Health and Clinical Psychology at the University of Vienna.

My research interests so far include mental health therapy, prevention, stress, fatigue, and sexuality. I am a psychologist and psychotherapist in training under supervision (CBT).

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

Qualitative and quantitative research; in-depth interviews; focus group discussion; thematic analysis; ecological momentary assessment (EMA)

Selected publications

  1. Mües, H.M., Kirchheiner, K. and Grabovac, I. (2023) ‘Promotion of Sex in Older Adults’, Sexual Behaviour and Health in Older Adults, pp. 139–156. Available at:
  2. Reitter. H., Mües, H. M., Maidhof, R., Mewes, R., & Nater, U. (2022). Stress und psychische Gesundheit bei Studierenden in Österreich [Stress and mental health in university students in Austria]. Psychologie in Österreich, 42(4&5), 382-391.
  3. Bergmann, J.C. et al. (2020) ‘Zur Situation der Jungwissenschaftlerinnen und -wissenschaftler in der Psychologie in Österreich’, Psychologische Rundschau, 71(4), pp. 361–371. Available at:
  4. Mües, H. M. & Nater, U. M. (2020). Sexuality and stress. In M. Gellman (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Behavioral Medicine. New York, NY: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-6439-6