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About me

I studied psychology at Stockholm University 2000-2005 and have since my graduation been active as a clinical psychologist within the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in Stockholm, as well as within the primary care. During 2010-2014 I did my PhD at the Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, about parent training interventions for children with conduct problems. Since 2014 I´ve been doing my postdoc in Eva Serlachius' research group at the Centre for Psychiatry Research (CPF) at the Karolinska Institute.

Research description

The research I am involved in focus on anxious children, treatment of anxiety disorders as well as implementation and dissemination of evidence-based treatments. I am also doing research about treatments for children with conduct problems.

Teaching portfolio

I amprimarily teaching at the psychology program (Karolinska Institute), at specialst courses for psychologists and child psychiatrists, as well as at the speech therapist program and medical school (Karolinska Institutet). 


Implementation of internet-delivered CBT for children with anxiety disorders in a rural area: A feasibility trial
Jolstedt M, Ljótsson B, Fredlander S, Tedgård T, Hallberg A, Ekeljung A, et al
Internet interventions 2018;12():121-129

The effect of adding Coping Power Program-Sweden to Parent Management Training-effects and moderators in a randomized controlled trial
Helander M, Lochman J, Högström J, Ljótsson B, Hellner C, Enebrink P
Behaviour research and therapy 2018;103():43-52

Autistic Traits and Symptoms of Social Anxiety are Differentially Related to Attention to Others' Eyes in Social Anxiety Disorder
Kleberg Jl, Högström J, Nord M, Bölte S, Serlachius E, Falck-ytter T
Journal of autism and developmental disorders 2017;47(12):3814-3821

Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children With Pain-Related Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: Feasibility Study
Lalouni M, Ljótsson B, Bonnert M, Hedman-lagerlöf E, Högström J, Serlachius E, et al
JMIR mental health 2017;4(3):e32-

Therapist-Guided, Internet-Delivered Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Adolescents With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Lenhard F, Andersson E, Mataix-cols D, Rück C, Vigerland S, Högström J, et al
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2017;56(1):10-19.e2

Therapist-guided internet-delivered cognitive-behavioural therapy supplemented with group exposure sessions for adolescents with social anxiety disorder: a feasibility trial
Nordh M, Vigerland S, Öst Lg, Ljótsson B, Mataix-cols D, Serlachius E, et al
BMJ open 2017;7(12):e018345-

Two-Year Findings from a National Effectiveness Trial: Effectiveness of Behavioral and Non-Behavioral Parenting Programs
Högström J, Olofsson V, Özdemir M, Enebrink P, Stattin H
Journal of abnormal child psychology 2017;45(3):527-542

Eighteen-Month Follow-Up of Internet-Based Parent Management Training for Children with Conduct Problems and the Relation of Homework Compliance to Outcome
Högström J, Enebrink P, Melin B, Ghaderi A
Child psychiatry and human development 2015;46(4):577-88

The moderating role of child callous-unemotional traits in an Internet-based parent-management training program
Högström J, Enebrink P, Ghaderi A
Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association (Division 43) 2013;27(2):314-323

Internet-based parent management training: a randomized controlled study
Enebrink P, Högström J, Forster M, Ghaderi A
Behaviour research and therapy 2012;50(4):240-9