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Eleni Siouta


Visiting address : Alfred Nobels Allé 23 141 52 Huddinge, Sweden
Postal address : Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS), H1, Division of nursing- Nursing 1, 23300 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
Delivery address : Alfred Nobels Allé 23 B 141 52 Huddinge, Sweden

About me

Eleni Siouta, RN, MSc and Fil. Lic., PhD.  in Caring Science  and a lecturer at Karolinska Institute, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, division of nursing, in Sweden. She is affiliated to Sophiahemmet University in Stockholm, Sweden.

Research description

Her research interest is health communication, more specifically communication in consultations between patients with Atrial Fibrillation and health professionals. Her work focuses on patient participation in Shared Decision Making regarding treatment and role of communication in that respect.




Siouta, E., Broström, A. and Hedberg, B. (2013). Content and distribution of discursive space in consultations between patients with atrial fibrillation and healthcare professionals. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 12(1):47-55.

Siouta, E., Hedberg, B., Hedman, K. and Broström, A. (2012). Interactional resistance between patients with atrial fibrillation and cardiologists in consultation on treatment with warfarin: the value of shared decision making. The International Journal of Person Centered Medicine, 2(3):427-436.

Hedegaard, J., Ahl, H., Rovio-Johansson, A. and Siouta, E., 2014b. Gendered communicative construction of patients in consultation settings. Women & Health, 54(6), pp. 513-29.

Hedegaard, J., Rovio-Johansson, A. and Siouta, E., 2014a. Communicative construction of native versus non-native Swedish speaking patients in consultation settings. Scandinavian Journal of Public Administration, 17(4), pp. 21-47.

Siouta, E., Hellström Muhli, U., Hedberg, B., Broström, A., Fossum, B. and Karlgren, K. (2015).  Patients’ experiences of involvement and communication in decision making about atrial fibrillation treatment in consultations with nurses and physicians. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Science, doi: 10.1111/scs.12276.

Blomgren Mannerheim, A, Hellström Muhli, U. & Siouta, E. (2016). Parents’ experiences of caring responsibility for their adult child with schizophrenia (in press). Journal of Schizophrenia Research and Treatment.

Siouta, E. (2012). Communication Patterns in Consultations Between Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and Health Professionals (Thesis for licentiate degree) Jönköping University.

Siouta, E. (2016). Communication and Patient Invovlement in Decision Making –Exemples from consultatioens on atrial fibrillation  (Thesis for doctoral degree (Ph.D.). Karolinska Institutet.