Main fields of research and projects

Mental and cognitive health in relation to a somatic disease in one-self or a close one

  • Parents’ emotional function after childhood cancer: Psychological consequences of childhood cancer for parents (PI L von Essen)
  • CancerCareTanzania: Cancer-related concerns and need of support among children and young adults and parents of children with cancer in Tanzania (PI L von Essen)
  • SibsCan: Experiences of being a sibling to an adolescent with cancer (PI A Lindahl Norberg)
  • MIMCI: Cognitive decline among people having had a myocardial infarction (PI E Olsson)
  • RQoL: The importance of beta blockers for quality of life and well-being among people having had a myocardial infarction (PI E Olsson)
  • MIMH: The importance of worry, depression , and cognitive function for rehabilitation after a myocardial infarction (PI E Olsson)

Long-term economic consequences of a somatic disease in one-self or a close one

  • Parents’ economy after childhood cancer: Long-term effects of childhood cancer on parents’ health and productivity (PI L von Essen)

Development, testing, evaluation, and implementation of complex interventions e.g. e-Health intervention

  • U-CARE Heart: Development, testing, evaluation, and implementation of a webbased, guided, self-help program for people experiencing worry and/or depression after a myocardial infarction (PI L von Essen / E Olsson)
  • ParentsCan: Development, testing, evaluation, and implementation of a webbased, guided, self-help programme for parents of children treated for cancer (PI L von Essen)
  • Baby&Me: Supporting mothers with peripartum depression: Development, feasibility, and evaluation  of an integrated internet-administered intervention for peripartum depression and the mother-infant relationship (PI J Woodford)
  • e-SMINC: Developing, testing, evaluation, and implementation of a webbased, guided, self-help programme for people who have experienced a myocardial infarction, have normal coranary arteries, and experience worry and/or depression (PI Per Tornvall / E Olsson)
  • IDigIT: Development, testing, evaluation, and implementation of a digital intervention for a health problem among young people at Gotland (PI L von Essen / H Grönqvist)
  • PROMOTE II: Behavioural activation based guided self-help for depression in people with dementia living in the community: Development, feasibility and evaluation (PI J Woodford)
  • e-CARE: Daughters: Recognising the forgotten many: Development of an internet-administered intervention for female adult-child caregivers of older parents (PI J Woodford)
  • e-CARE: Implementation: Implementing eHealth psychological support for informal carers: Development and feasibility adopting a pragmatic realist complex intervention approach (PI L von Essen / J Woodford)
  • Of the population, for the population: Promoting psychological support for adolescent and young adult childhood cancer survivors (PI L von Essen / J Woodford)

Development of methods to optimise recruitment and retention in research-studies

  • e-HealthRecruitment: Individualised vs. non-individualised invitation to a feasibility study: Is there an impact on recruitment rates? (PI L von Essen / J Woodford)
  • e-HealthAdherence: Online behaviors in webbased therapy. Is there an impact on adherence? (PI H Grönqvist)
Last modified: 2023-09-20