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Michael Zeiler
Mag. Dr. Michael Zeiler

Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Position: Research Associate (Postdoc)


Eating Disorders; Epidemiologic Measurements; Epidemiology; Internet; Mental Health; Primary Prevention; Secondary Prevention

Research group(s)

Research interests

  • Eating Disorders
  • Adolescents
  • Epidemiology of psychiatric disorders
  • E-Mental Health
  • Prevention
  • Research methods

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

  • Epidemiological Assessments
  • Randomized-controlled clinical trials
  • Quantitative and qualitative research

Selected publications

  1. Zeiler, M. et al., 2016. Prevalence of Eating Disorder Risk and Associations with Health-related Quality of Life: Results from a Large School-based Population Screening. European Eating Disorders Review, 24(1), pp.9–18. Available at:
  2. Zeiler, M. et al., 2018. The Mental Health in Austrian Teenagers (MHAT) Study: design, methodology, description of study population. neuropsychiatrie, 32(3), pp.121–132. Available at:
  3. Jones Bell, M. et al., 2019. Healthy Teens @ School: Evaluating and disseminating transdiagnostic preventive interventions for eating disorders and obesity for adolescents in school settings. Internet Interventions, 16, pp.65–75. Available at:
  4. Wagner, G. et al., 2017. Mental health problems in Austrian adolescents: a nationwide, two-stage epidemiological study applying DSM-5 criteria. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 26(12), pp.1483–1499. Available at:
  5. Philipp, J. et al., 2018. Prevalence of emotional and behavioral problems and subthreshold psychiatric disorders in Austrian adolescents and the need for prevention. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 53(12), pp.1325–1337. Available at: