Volen Ivanov

Volen Ivanov

Affiliated to Research
Telephone: +46852482505
Visiting address: M48, Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset Huddinge, 14186 Stockholm
Postal address: K8 Klinisk neurovetenskap, K8 CPF Rück, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Lic. Psychologist and associate professor. I work as a quality managing psychologist
    at Psykiatri Sydväst and conduct research at Psykiatri Sydväst through the
    research group Rück Lab at Karolinska Institutet.


  • My research focus is on the development, evaluation and implementation of
    psychological treatment for disorders often referred to as /OCD and related
    disorders./ The disorders I am especially interested in include hoarding
    disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), trichotillomania (hair pulling
    disorder), skin picking disorder, olfactory reference
    syndrome, /Tourette/ syndrome/chronic tic disorder and severe health
    I am the principal supervisor for the PhD students Susanna
    Österman and Sofia Jägholm.


  • I teach psychotherapy at the Occupational Therapist Programme at Karolinska


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  • Affiliated to Research, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, 2024-2026

Degrees and Education

  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Karolinska Institutet, 2017

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