Anette Johansson

Anette Johansson

Affiliated to Research | Docent
Visiting address: Rättsmedicinalverket, Alfred Nobels Allé 41, 14152 Huddinge
Postal address: K8 Klinisk neurovetenskap, K8 CPF Howner, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Senior psychiatrist, Psychiatry Northwest, Stockholm Region Health Authority

    Docent, Dept of Clinical Neuroscience.

    MBBS (Bachelor of medicine and surgery) University of Western Australia 1987

    FRANZCP (specialist qualification in psychiatry) Australia 1994

    PhD Karolinska Institutet 2012 (Sex Steroids, Genetics and Bipolar disorder)

    Docent Karolinska Instutet 2021.

    Academic honours, awards and prizes
    Research Stipend Schering Plough 2008


  • My current reserach focus is on examining how, in those with psychotic spectrum disorders and sentenced to forensic care, anamnestic risk factors for aggression are mediated through psychological functions and biological vulnerabilities. The current study (SPRätt) combines emotion recognition and mentalizing paradigms, fNIRS with tests of cognitive function, arousal measures during performance stress, as well as genetics, epigenetics and protein expression.


  • Have taught at undergraduate level course on Schizophrenia and Related Psychoses. At Post graduate level am coteaching course on Psychiatric diagnostics.


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  • Affiliated to Research, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, 2023-2026

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karolinska Institutet, 2021
  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, 2012

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