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Ansgar Rougemont-Bücking

University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Ansgar Rougemont-Bücking is a psychiatrist, EMDR therapist, addiction specialist and researcher in the field of stress-related disorders and addiction. He works in private practice and at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, and published several scientific articles in the field of his interests. At the moment he runs a research project aiming to measure neurophysiological reactivity in patients suffering from professional stress and to assess effects of an ACT-MBCT group intervention on this reactivity. He is also member in several psychedelic societies and aims to develop and implement the psychedelic approach in current, evidence-based psychiatric practice.

Conference Presentations


What we know in 2019 about the essence of trauma – and what this means for implementing the psychedelic experience in trauma therapy

Considerable advances in research were made since the diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was first introduced into DSM in 1980. These advances in knowledge have deepened the insight into the neurobiological underpinnings of trauma–related disorders. In addition to this progress, fortunately, the existence of complex forms of PTSD, especially in the field of family violence and neglect, has recently been acknowledged in the 11th edition of the International Classification of Diseases. Unfortunately, despite billions of euros spent in neurobiological […]

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Selected Publications

Jungaberle, H., Thal, S., Zeuch, A., Rougemont-Bücking, A., von Heyden, M., Aicher, H., & Scheidegger, M. (2018).

Positive psychology in the investigation of psychedelics and entactogens: A critical review
Neuropharmacology, 142, 179-199.

Rougemont-Bücking, A., Jungaberle, H., Scheidegger, M., Merlo, M. C., Grazioli, V. S., Daeppen, J. B., … & Studer, J. (2019).

Comparing Mental Health across Distinct Groups of Users of Psychedelics, MDMA, Psychostimulants, and Cannabis

Journal of psychoactive drugs, 1-11.


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With your ticket you will have access to the whole conference - with keynotes, panels, round tables, posters and daylight social events. We will ask for a small extra fee for the Friday evening social program. The pre-conference workshops have to be booked separately and each workshop needs an individual ticket. By clicking on "Book now" below you also have the option to buy your workshop tickets.

*Reduced fees apply to students, cooperation partners as well as unemployed and retired individuals who have a monthly net income below 840,- €. Proof of status will be required.

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