MD, PhD. Associate professor and licensed specialist in child and adolescent psychiatry. Since 2012 Director of Centre for Psychiatry Research, the unit for research, education and development of clinical psychiatry in Stockholm (www.psykiatriforskning.se). Before that I served as Dean of Doctoral Education at Karolinska Institutet from 2008 to 2011.
Medical degree from Karolinska Institutet in 1987, PhD from the same university 2001. Licensed to practice medicine in 1992, specialist degree in child and adolescent psychiatry in 2003.
My research is focused on problems associated with impulsivity and emotion regulation and its associated negative outcomes in adolescence and young adulthood (substance use, problem gambling, antisocial behavior, disruptive behaviors as well as self harm and harm against others).