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Sleep Research / Sleep Laboratory


Scientific management sleep laboratory

apl. Prof. Dr. Michael Schredl

Phone: +49 621 1703-1783 (Terminvergabe Sekretariat)


Phone: +49 621 1703-1782

K 3, 11-14, 4th Floor, Room 408

Head Sleep Laboratory

Dr. Claudia Schilling

Phone: +49 621 1703-1781


K 3, 11-14, 4th Floor, Room 407


Outpatient Facility for Sleep Disorders


Research activities in the last five years have covered a broad variety of topics: Sleep and ADHD in adults (cooperation with WG ADHD in Adulthood), sleep and dreaming in borderline patients (cooperation with Department for Psychosomatic Medicine), stress systems in patients with sleep disorders and healthy controls, mechanisms in the etiology of insomnia, genetics in insomnia, dreaming and nightmares in patients with sleep disorder (multi-center study within the German Sleep Society), gender differences in dreaming and nightmare frequency, effect of socio-demographic variables on dreaming and nightmares in representative samples, lucid dreaming and motor skills (cooperation with the Institute of Sport and Sport Science, Heidelberg University), information processing of olfactory stimuli during sleep (cooperation with the ENT clinic of Medical Faculty Mannheim/Heidelberg University), pinealis and melatonin (cooperation with Radiology Department, Medical Faculty Mannheim/Heidelberg University), clinical trials with dual orexin antagonists, dreaming in children with ADHD, media and dreaming in children and adolescents (cooperation with the University of Swansea).

Zentralinstitut für Seelische Gesundheit (ZI) - https://www.zi-mannheim.de