Osher center for Integrative Health

Integrative medicine aims to promote health and to counteract disease through the development and integration of evidence-based knowledge from different disciplines and traditions to complement established medicine. Rigorous scientific methods are applied to evaluate mechanisms, treatment effects, efficiency, and use in society.

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Low income and education, risk factors for mental ill-health during the pandemic

Swedes with lower income and education were at greater risk of deteriorating mental health during the pandemic. This is shown in a study conducted by researchers from the University of Gothenburg in collaboration with Professor Mats Lekander at the Department of Clinical Neuroscience.

Erik Hedman was awarded the Athena prize

Erik Hedman with co-workers was awarded with the Athena prize, Sweden's largest award for collaborative projects in clinical research, for 2016.
The project concerns treatment of health anxienty and social phobia with internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy,
and is a collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm University, Industry, and Stockholm County Council.

Barbro Osher was awarded the honorary title of Professor

Barbro Osher, Honorary Doctor at Karolinska Institutet, was awarded the honorary title of Professor. The title was awarded to Barbro Osher for her commitment and efforts to promote culture and research.