currently submitted


Weinhold, S. L., Lechinger, J., Drews, H., Ittel, J., Ritzenhoff, R., Baier, P.C., & Göder, R. (submitted). Dysfunctional overnight memory consolidation in patients with schizophrenia in comparison to healthy controls: Disturbed slow wave sleep as contributing factor. Neuropsychobiology.

Lechinger, J., Koch, J., Weinhold, S.L., Seeck-Hirschner, M., Stingele, K., Kropp-Näf, C., Palaschewski, M., Drews, H. J., Aldenhoff, J., & Göder, R. (submitted). REM density predicts treatment response in depression: antidepressant pharmacotherapy vs. psychotherapy. Journal of Psychiatry Research.

Lechinger, J., Hollandt, J., Geremek, N., Weinhold, S.L., Drews, H., Albuschat, K., Nilsson, A., Deutschmann, C., & Göder, R., (submitted, in revision). Associations of sleep parameters with symptomatology and treatment outcome after Dialectical Behavioural Therapy in patients with Borderline Personality Disorder. Psychiatry Research.




Drews, H., Wallot, S., Brysch, P, Berger, H, Weinhold, S. L., Mitkidis, P., Baier, P. C., Lechinger, J., Roepstorff, A., & Göder, R. (2020). Bed-Sharing in Couples is Associated with Increased and Stabilized REM sleep and Sleep-stage Synchronization. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11:583.

Göder, R., Bares, S., Vogel, C., Böttcher, H., Drews, H. J., Lechinger, J., ... & Weinhold, S. (2020). Psychotic-like experiences in patients with insomnia or sleep apnea: Associations with sleep parameters. Sleep Medicine.




Wielek, T., Lechinger, J., Wislowska, M., Blume, C., Ott, P., Wegenkittl, S., ... & Pichler, G. (2018). Sleep in patients with disorders of consciousness characterized by means of machine learning. PloS one, 13(1), e0190458.




Benninghoven, D., Hamann, D., von Kodolitsch, Y., Rybsczynski, M., Lechinger, J., Schroeder, F., Vogler, M., & Hoberg. E. (2017). Inpatient rehabilitation for adult patients with Marfan syndrome: An observational pilot study. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, 12(1), 1-9.

Wislowska, M., del Giudice, R., Lechinger, J., Wielek, T., Heib, D., Pitiot, A., Pichler, G., Michitsch, G., Donis, J., & Schabus, M. (2017). Night and day variations of sleep in patients with disorders of consciousness. Brain, 7:266.

Blume, C., Lechinger, J., Santhi, N., del Giudice, R., Gnjezda, M.-T., Pichler, G., Scarpatetti, M., Donis, J., Michitsch, G., & Schabus, M. (2017). A clue to consciousness? Significance of circadian rhythms in severely brain-injured patients. Neurology, 88 (20), 1933-1941.

Blume, C., del Guidice, R., Lechinger, J., Wislowska, M., Heib, D., Hoedlmoser, K., & Schabus M. (2017). Preferential processing of emotionally and self-relevant stimuli persists in unconscious N2 sleep. Brain and Language, 167, 72-82.




Lechinger, J., Wielek, T., Blume, C., Pichler, G., Michitsch, G., Donis, J., Gruber, W. & Schabus, M. (2016). Event-related EEG power modulations and phase connectivity indicate the focus of attention in an auditory own name paradigm: Comparisons between healthy controls and patients suffering from Disorders of Consciousness. Journal of Neurology, 263(8), 1530–1543.

 del Giudice, R., Blume, C., Wislowska, M., Lechinger, J., Heib, D. P., Pichler, G., ... & Machado, C. (2016). Can self-relevant stimuli help assessing patients with disorders of consciousness?. Consciousness and Cognition, 44, 51-60.

 Thul, A.,* Lechinger, J.*, Donis, J., Michitsch, G., Pichler, G., Jordan, D., Ilg, R., Schabus, M. (2016). EEG entropy measures indicate decrease of cortical information processing in Disorders of Consciousness. Clinical Neurophysiology, 127(2), 1419–1427. *shared first authorship.




Lechinger, J., Heib, D., Gruber, W., Schabus, M., & Klimesch, W. (2015). Heartbeat-related EEG amplitude and phase modulations from wakefulness to deep sleep - interactions with sleep spindles and slow oscillations. Psychophysiology, 52, 1441–1450.

Blume, C., Lechinger, J., del Guidice, R., Wislowska, M., Heib, D. & Schabus M. (2015). EEG oscillations reflect the complexity of social cognition in a nonverbal Theory of Mind task. Neuropsychologia, 75, 330-340.

Blume, C., del Giudice, R., Wislowska, M., Lechinger, J., & Schabus, M. (2015). Across the consciousness continuum–from unresponsive wakefulness to sleep. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9, 105.

Himmelstoss, N. A., Brötzner, C. P., Zauner, A., Kerschbaum, H. H., Gruber, W., Lechinger, J., & Klimesch, W.. (2015). Prestimulus amplitudes modulate P1 latencies and evoked traveling alpha waves. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9, 302.




Gruber, W.R., Zauner, A., Lechinger, J., Schabus, M., Kutil, R., & Klimesch, W. (2014). Alpha phase, temporal attention, and the generation of early event related potentials. NeuroImage. 5-year impact factor: 6.956

del Giudice, R., Lechinger, J., Wislowska, M., Heib, D. P., Hoedlmoser, K., & Schabus, M. (2014). Oscillatory brain responses to own names uttered by unfamiliar and familiar voices. Brain research, 1591, 63-73. 5-year impact factor: 2.957

Zauner, A., Gruber, W., Himmelstoß, N., Lechinger, J. & Klimesch, W. (2014). Lexical access and evoked traveling alpha waves. NeuroImage, 91, 252-261. 5-year impact factor: 6.956

Schabus, M., Heib, D. P. J., Lechinger, J., Griessenberger, H., Klimesch, W., Pawlizki, A., Kunz, A. B., Sterman, B. M., & Hoedlmoser, K. (2014). Enhancing sleep quality and memory in insomnia using instrumental sensorimotor rhythm conditioning. Biological Psychology, 95, 126-134. 5-year impact factor: 4.173




Griessenberger, H.*, Heib, D.*, Lechinger, J.*, Luketina, N., Petzka, M., Moeckel, T., Hoedlmoser, K. & Schabus, M.* (2013). Susceptibility to declarative memory interference is pronounced in primary insomnia. PLOSone. 8 (2), 1-10. *equal contribution. 5-year impact factor: 4.015

Lechinger,  J., Bothe, K., Pichler, G., Michitsch, G., Donis, J., Klimesch, W., & Schabus, M. (2013). Spectral EEG during rest is strongly related to CRS-R score in Disorders of Consciousness. Journal of Neurology, 260 (9), 2348-2356. 5-year impact factor: 3.745

Lechinger, J., Chwala-Schlegel, N., Fellinger, R., Donis, J., Michitsch, G., Pichler, G., & Schabus, M. (2013). Mirroring of a simple motor behaviour in Disorders of Consciousness. Clinical Neurophysiology, 124 (1), 27-34. 5-year impact factor: 3.647




Griessenberger, H., Hoedlmoser, K., Heib, D., Lechinger, J., Klimesch W., & Schabus, M. (2012). Consolidation of temporal order in episodic memories. Biological Psychology, 91, 150-155. 5-year impact factor: 4.173