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2015 PhD., Division of Insurance Medicine, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

2010 M.Sc. General Master Program in Psychology, 120p, Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

2010 Vocational training for psychiatrics, China Emplacement Training Technical Instruction Center

2008 B. Sc. Major: Psychology, 180p, Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

Research description

I defended my PhD thesis at Division of Insurance Medicine, Karolinska Institutet in 2015. My PhD thesis is titled “Sickness absence-subsequent psychiatric morbidity and suicidal behaviour”. I used Swedish national register data, analyzing consequences of being on sickness absence in my PhD studies.

Currently, I am mainly working on the project about sickness absence due to mental disorders and chronic widespread pain by using Swedish twin register. I am also working on studies about sickness absence and disability pension in relation to childbirth. Moreover, I have involved in one project regarding associations between work disability, acute myocardial infarction and common mental disorders. These projects are conducted with national register data.  

Academic honours, awards and prizes

2017 Lennmalm’s price from Svenska Läkaresällskapet


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