Clara Hellner

Clara Hellner

Adjunct Professor | Docent
Visiting address: Norra Stationsgatan 69, plan 7, 11364 Stockholm
Postal address: K8 Klinisk neurovetenskap, K8 CPF Bjureberg, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Adjunct Professor and licensed specialist in child and adolescent psychiatry.
    2012-2017 Director of Centre for Psychiatry Research, the unit for research,
    education and development of clinical psychiatry in Stockholm
    ( Since October 2017 R&
  • D Director at Stockholm
    County Health Care Area.
    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).


All other publications


  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, 2016-2024

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karolinska Institutet, 2011
  • Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, 2001

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