Stark, R., …, Kananian, S., & Stangier, U. (accepted). On the current psychotherapeutic situation for persons with pornography use disorder in Germany. Journal of Behavioral Addictions.


Kananian, S., Kip, A., Schumm, H., Giesebrecht, J., Nicolai, A., Schade-Brittinger, C., … Stangier, U. (2022). Culturally adapted cognitive behavioural group therapy for mental disorders in refugees plus problem solving training (ReTreat): study protocol for a multicentre randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 12(11), e061274.


Heim, E., Mewes, R., Abi Ramia, J., Glaesmer, H., Hall, B., Harper Shehadeh, M., Ünlü, B., Kananian, S., Kohrt, B. A., Lechner-Meichsner, F., Lotzin, A., Moro, M. R., Radjack, R., Salamanca-Sanabria, A., Singla, D. R., Starck, A., Sturm, G., Tol, W., Weise, C., & Knaevelsrud, C. (2021). Reporting Cultural Adaptation in Psychological Trials – The RECAPT criteria. Clinical Psychology in Europe3, 1-25.

Kananian, S., Starck, A., & Stangier, U. (2021). Cultural Adaptation of CBT for Afghan Refugees in Europe: A retrospective evaluation. Clinical Psychology in Europe, 3, e5271,

Kananian, S., Al-Sari, S. & Stangier, U. (2021). Perceived Vulnerability to Disease, Knowledge and Preventive Behavior Related to COVID-19 in Farsi and Arabic Speaking Refugees. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.

Stangier, U., Kananian, S. & Schüller, J. (2021). Perceived vulnerability to disease, knowledge about COVID-19, and changes in preventive behavior during lockdown in a German convenience sample. Current Psychology. DOI: 10.1007/s12144-021-01456-6 pdf


Kananian, S., Soltani, Y., Hinton, D. and Stangier, U. (2020), Culturally Adapted Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Plus Problem Management (CA‐CBT+) With Afghan Refugees: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study. JOURNAL OF TRAUMATIC STRESS, 33: 928-938.


Kananian, S., Ayoughi, S., Farugie, A., Hinton, D., & Stangier, U. (2017). Transdiagnostic culturally adapted CBT with Farsi-speaking refugees: a pilot study. European journal of psychotraumatology, 8(sup2), 1390362.


Stangier, U., Kananian, S., Yehya, M., & Hinton, D. (2020). Kulturell adaptierte Verhaltenstherapie für Menschen mit Fluchterfahrung: Manual zur Stärkung von Resilienz und innerer Ausgeglichenheit. Weinheim: Beltz.