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Assoc. Prof. Dr. med. univ Nilufar Mossaheb, M.Sc.Psychiatrist - Head of the early psychosis inpatient unit and outpatient clinic

Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (Division of Social Psychiatry)
Position: Associate Professor

ORCID: 0000-0002-7339-7219
T +43 1 40400 35140


Adolescent Psychiatry; Neuropsychiatry; Psychiatry

Research group(s)

  • FEA-Team - First episode and early assessment team
    Research Area: Early psychosis Clinical high risk for psychosis Secondary psychoses Metacognition Social cognition

Selected publications

  1. Mossaheb, N. et al., 2018. Predictors of longer-term outcome in the Vienna omega-3 high-risk study. Schizophrenia Research, 193, pp.168–172. Available at:
  2. Amminger, G.P. et al., 2020. The NEURAPRO Biomarker Analysis: Long-Chain Omega-3 Fatty Acids Improve 6-Month and 12-Month Outcomes in Youths at Ultra-High Risk for Psychosis. Biological Psychiatry, 87(3), pp.243–252. Available at:
  3. Hinterbuchinger, B. et al., 2018. Psychotic-like experiences in esoterism: A twilight zone? Schizophrenia Research, 193, pp.240–243. Available at:
  4. Mossaheb, N. et al., 2013. Effect of omega-3 fatty acids for indicated prevention of young patients at risk for psychosis: When do they begin to be effective? Schizophrenia Research, 148(1-3), pp.163–167. Available at:
  5. Youn, S. et al., 2019. Basic symptoms in young people at ultra-high risk of psychosis: Association with clinical characteristics and outcomes. Schizophrenia Research. Available at: