Prof. Peer Briken

  • University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf

Professional Experience

2010 – now: Full Professor for Sex Research, Sexual Medicine and Forensic Psychiatry (IfS) and Director of the IfS
2016 – now: : Board of Directors Institute for Psychotherapy,
2008 – 2016: President German Society for Sex Research
2008 – now: Editor Z Sexualforsch

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Compulsive sexual behahavior/hypersexuality
  • Paraphilias
  • Sexual offending/forensic sexology
  • Diagnostic issues in sexual medicine (Consultant for ICD-11 development process)
  • Sex survey research
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Personality disorders

Selected Publications

1: Kraus SW, Krueger RB, Briken P, First MB, …..Reed GM. Compulsive sexual behaviour disorder in theICD-11. World Psychiatry. 2018 Feb;17(1):109-110

2: Turner D, Briken P. Treatment of Paraphilic Disorders in Sexual Offenders orMen With a Risk of Sexual Offending With Luteinizing Hormone-Releasing HormoneAgonists: An Updated Systematic Review. J Sex Med. 2018 Jan;15(1):77-93

3: Turner D, Petermann J, Harrison K, Krueger R, Briken P. Pharmacologicaltreatment of patients with paraphilic disorders and risk of sexual offending: An international perspective. World J Biol Psychiatry. 2017 Nov 17:1-10

4: Krueger RB, Reed GM, First MB, Marais A, Kismodi E, Briken P. Proposals forParaphilic Disorders in the International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Eleventh Revision (ICD-11). Arch Sex Behav. 2017Jul;46(5):1529-1545

5: Reed GM, Drescher J, Krueger RB,…, Briken P, Saxena S. Disorders related to sexuality and gender identity in the ICD-11: revising theICD-10 classification based on current scientific evidence, best clinicalpractices, and human rights considerations. World Psychiatry. 2016Oct;15(3):205-221.