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Anna-Karin Andershed

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Anna-Karin Andershed

About Anna-Karin Andershed

Anna-Karin Andershed is Deputy Vice Chancellor of Örebro University, Professor of Psychology, and research director of the Center for Criminological and Psychosocial Research (CAPS). Her research is focused on adjustment and socialization from a developmental life span perspective (from childhood to adulthood), and she is the Principal Investigator of two large scale prospective longitudinal programmes: the SOFIA-study and the IDA-program. Main areas of interest are the development of antisocial behavior, normbreaking behavior and aggression, development of interventions targeting antisocial behavior, and structured assessment. Main areas of teaching are developmental psychology and criminology.

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Publications

Publications

Articles in journals |  Articles, reviews/surveys |  Books |  Chapters in books |  Collections (editor) |  Conference papers |  Doctoral theses, monographs |  Manuscripts |  Reports | 

Articles in journals

Vrettou, M. , Nilsson, K. W. , Tuvblad, C. , Rehn, M. , Åslund, C. , Andershed, A. , Wallén-Mackenzie, Å. , Andershed, H. & et al. (2019). VGLUT2 rs2290045 genotype moderates environmental sensitivity to alcohol-related problems in three samples of youths. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 28 (10), 1329-1340.
Fanti, K. A. , Hellfeldt, K. , Colins, O. F. , Meehan, A. , Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2019). Worried, sad, and breaking rules?: Understanding the developmental interrelations among symptoms of anxiety, depression, and conduct problems during early childhood. Journal of criminal justice, 62, 23-28.
Frogner, L. , Gibson, C. L. , Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2018). Childhood Psychopathic Personality and Callous-Unemotional Traits in the Prediction of Conduct Problems. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 88 (2), 211-225.
Bergman, L. R. , Andershed, A. , Meehan, A. & Andershed, H. (2018). Individual development and adaptation (IDA): A life-span longitudinal program suited for person-oriented research. Journal for Person-Oriented Research, 4 (2), 63-77.
Åström, T. , Gumpert, C. , Andershed, A. & Forster, M. (2017). The SAVRY Improves Prediction of Reoffending: A Naturalistic Longitudinal Comparative Study. Research on social work practice, 27 (6), 683-694.
Klingzell, I. , Fanti, K. , Colins, O. , Frogner, L. , Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2016). Early Childhood Trajectories of Conduct Problems and Callous-Unemotional Traits: The Role of Fearlessness and Psychopathic Personality Dimensions. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 47 (2), 236-247.
Doyle, M. , Frogner, L. , Andershed, H. & Andershed, A. (2016). Feelings of safety in the presence of the police, security guards and police volunteers. European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, 22 (1), 19-40.
Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2016). Improving evidence-based social work practice with youths exhibiting conduct problems through structured assessment. European Journal of Social Work, 19 (6), 887-900.
Tuvblad, C. , Narusyte, J. , Comasco, E. , Andershed, H. , Andershed, A. , Colins, O. F. , Fanti, K. A. & Nilsson, K. W. (2016). Physical and verbal aggressive behavior and COMT genotype: Sensitivity to the environment. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 171 (5), 708-718.
Andershed, A. , Gibson, C. L. & Andershed, H. (2016). The role of cumulative risk and protection for violent offending. Journal of criminal justice, 45, 78-84.
Cater, Å. K. , Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2016). Victimized as a child or youth: To whom is victimization reported and from whom do victims receive professional support?. International Review of Victimology, 22 (2), 179-194.
Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2015). Risk and protective factors among preschool children: integrating research and practice. Journal of Evidence-Informed Social Work, 12 (4), 412-424.
Colins, O. F. , Andershed, H. , Frogner, L. , Lopez-Romero, L. , Veen, V. & Andershed, A. (2014). A New Measure to Assess Psychopathic Personality in Children: The Child Problematic Traits Inventory. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 36 (1), 4-21.
Cater, Å. , Andershed, H. & Andershed, A. (2014). Youth victimization in Sweden: prevalence, characteristics and relation to mental health and behavioral problems in young adulthood. International Journal of Child Abuse & Neglect, 38 (8), 1290-1302.
Narusyte, J. , Neiderhiser, J. M. , Andershed, A. , D’Onofrio, B. M. , Reiss, D. , Spotts, E. , Ganiban, J. & Lichtenstein, P. (2011). Parental criticism and externalizing behavior problems in adolescents: the role of environment and genotype-environment correlation. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 120 (2), 365-376.
Eriksson, I. , Cater, Å. , Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2011). What protects youths from externalising and internalising problems?: a critical review of research findings and implications for practice. Australian journal of guidance and counselling, 21 (2), 113-125.
Andershed, H. , Fredriksson, J. , Engelholm, K. , Ahlberg, R. , Berggren, S. & Andershed, A. (2010). Initial test of the new risk-need assessment instrument for youths with or at risk for conduct problems: ESTER-assessment. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 5, 488-492.
Andershed, H. & Andershed, A. (2010). Risk-need assessment for youth with or at risk for conduct problems: introducing the assessment system ESTER. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 5, 377-383.
Eriksson, I. , Cater [Källström Cater], Å. , Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2010). What we know and need to know about factors that protect youth from problems: a review of previous reviews. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 5, 477-482.
Andershed, H. & Andershed, A. (2009). Normbrytande beteende bland barn: risker och skydd och strukturerad bedömning. Elevhälsan, 3.
Narusyte, J. , Andershed, A. , Neiderhiser, J. , D'Onofrio, B. , Reiss, D. , Spotts, E. , Ganiban, J. & Lichtenstein, P. (2009). Parental criticism and externalizing behavior problems in adolescents: The role of environment and genotype-environment correlation. Behavior Genetics, 39 (6), 672-672.
Bergman, L. R. , Andershed, H. & Andershed, A. (2009). Types and continua in developmental psychopathology: Problem behaviors in school and their relationship to later antisocial behavior. Development and psychopathology (Print), 21 (3), 975-992.
Narusyte, J. , Andershed, A. , Neiderhiser, J. M. & Lichtenstein, P. (2007). Aggression as a mediator of genetic contributions to the association between negative parent-child relationships and adolescent antisocial behavior. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 16 (2), 128-137.
Andershed, H. & Andershed, A. (2007). Normbrytande beteende bland barn: ett angeläget men eftersatt problem. Psykisk hälsa (1), 43-53.

Articles, reviews/surveys

Brännström, L. , Kaunitz, C. , Andershed, A. , South, S. & Smedslund, G. (2016). Aggression replacement training (ART) for reducing antisocial behavior in adolescents and adults: A systematic review. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 27, 30-41.

Books

Andershed, H. , Andershed, A. & Wallin Weihe, H. (2007). Normbrytende atferd hos barn: Hva sier forskningen? (1ed.). Oslo: Gyldendal akademisk.
Andershed, A. (2005). In synch with adolescence: the role of morningness-eveningness in development. New York: Springer (Longitudinal Research in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Interdisciplinary Series ).
Andershed, H. & Andershed, A. (2005). Normbrytande beteende i barndomen: Vad säger forskningen?. Stockholm: Gothia.

Chapters in books

Corovic, J. , Andershed, A. , Colins, O. F. & Andershed, H. (2017). Risk Factors and Adulthood Adjustment Outcomes for Different Pathways of Crime: Key Findings from the Swedish IDA Program.. In: A. Blokland & V. van der Geest, The Routledge Handbook on Life-Course Criminology (pp. 220-244). London: Routledge.
Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2013). En introduktion till longitudinell forskning och IDA-programmet. In: Andershed, A-K., & Andershed, H., Att studera männniskors utveckling: resultat från forskningsprogrammet IDA 1965-2013. Lund: Studentlitteratur AB.
Andershed, H. , Andershed, A. & Tuvblad, C. (2013). Psykologiska och biologiska perspektiv på sociala anpassningsproblem. In: Meeuwisse, Anna & Swärd, Hans, Perspektiv på sociala problem (pp. 242-261). Stockholm: Natur och kultur.
Andershed, H. & Andershed, A. (2012). Externalizing and internalizing problems among Youths and the need to understand the heterogeneity of these problems. In: Martin McKee, For the sake of the children: social paediatrics in action. A festschrift in honour of Staffan Jansson (pp. 60-68). Karlstad: Karlstad University Press.
Andershed, A. (2012). Girls at risk in their own right. In: Andershed, Anna-Karin, Girls at risk: Swedish longitudinal research on adjustment (pp. 1-8). New York: Springer-Verlag New York.
Andershed, A. & Pepler, D. J. (2012). Life-span continuity in female aggression and violence. In: Anna-Karin Andershed, Girls at risk: Swedish longitudinal research on adjustment (pp. 105-117). New York: Springer.
Overbeek, G. & Andershed, A. (2011). Girls’ problem behavior: From the what to the why. In: M. Kerr, H. Stattin, R. C. M. E. Engels, G. Overbeek, A-K. Andershed, Understanding girls' problem behavior: how girls' delinquency develops in the context of maturity and health, co-occurring problems, and relationships (pp. 1-7). Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons.
Andershed, H. , Andershed, A. , Söderholm Carpelan, K. , Brännström, L. & Nyström, M. (2010). Bokens bakgrund, syfte, innehåll och målgrupp. In: Henrik Andershed, Anna-Karin Andershed, Kerstin Söderholm Carpelan, Ungdomar som begår brott: vilka insatser fungerar? (pp. 13-24). Stockholm: Gothia Förlag AB.
Fredriksson, J. , Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2010). Den vetenskapliga uppföljningen av Pinocchio II: resultat så långt av den vetenskapliga utvärderingen av Pinnochio-II-projektet : beskrivning av barnen och praktikernas arbete med att tillämpa mer evidensbaserad kunskap i praktik [bilaga 2]. In: Projekt Pinocchio: erfarenheter från ett nationellt genombrottsprojekt med syfte att förbättra arbetet kring barn upp till 12 år som riskerar utveckla ett varaktigt normbrytande beteende (pp. 79-88). Stockholm: Sveriges kommuner och landsting.
Andershed, H. , Andershed, A. & Söderholm Carpelan, K. (2010). Hur fungerar insatser till ungdomar som begår brott och hur kan vi bli bättre i praktik?. In: Henrik Andershed, Anna-Karin Andershed, Kerstin Söderholm Carpelan, Ungdomar som begår brott: vilka insatser fungerar? (pp. 150-177). Stockholm: Gothia Förlag AB.
Söderholm Carpelan, K. , Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2010). Insatser till ungdomar som begår brott: det svenska systemet. In: Henrik Andershed, Anna-Karin Andershed, Kerstin Söderholm Carpelan, Ungdomar som begår brott: vilka insatser fungerar? (pp. 42-50). Stockholm: Gothia Förlag AB.
Andershed, A. , Andershed, H. & Söderholm Carpelan, K. (2010). Om insatser som kan användas i ungdomsvård och deras effekter. In: Henrik Andershed, Anna-Karin Andershed, Kerstin Söderholm Carpelan, Ungdomar som begår brott: vilka insatser fungerar? (pp. 51-102). Stockholm: Gothia Förlag AB.
Andershed, H. & Andershed, A. (2010). Om normbrytande beteende bland barn. In: Projekt Pinocchio: erfarenheter från ett nationellt Genombrottsprojekt med syfte att förbättra arbetet kring barn upp till 12 år som riskerar utveckla ett varaktigt normbrytande beteende : slutrapport (pp. 23-28). Stockholm: Sveriges kommuner och landsting.
Andershed, H. & Andershed, A. (2010). Ungdomsbrottslighet: hur vanligt är det och vad beror det på?. In: Henrik Andershed, Anna-Karin Andershed, Kerstin Söderholm Carpelan, Ungdomar som begår brott: vilka insatser fungerar? (pp. 25-41). Stockholm: Gothia Förlag AB.
Ahlgren, T. , Andershed, H. & Andershed, A. (2010). Vad fungerar i Sverige?: Om svenska utvärderingar av insatser till ungdomar som begår brott. In: Henrik Andershed, Anna-Karin Andershed, Kerstin Söderholm Carpelan, Ungdomar som begår brott: vilka insatser fungerar? (pp. 126-149). Stockholm: Gothia Förlag AB.
Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2009). Bedömning av risk- och skyddsfaktorer för normbrytande beteende hos unga: hur kan vi använda teori och forskning i praktiken?. In: Barn och unga som begår brott: handbok för socialtjänsten (pp. 161-201). Stockholm: Socialstyrelsen.
Andershed, H. & Andershed, A. (2008). Implications of heterogeneity among individuals with antisocial behaviour. In: David Canter, Rita Žukauskienė, Psychology and law: bridging the gap (pp. 103-118). Aldershot: Ashgate.
Andershed, A. , Enebrink, P. & Andershed, H. (2007). Normbrytande beteende bland internationellt adopterade barn: riskfaktorer och interventioner. In: Margareta Carlberg, Karin Nordin Jareno, Internationellt adopterade i Sverige: vad säger forskningen? (pp. 121-165). Stockholm: Gothia.

Collections (editor)

Andershed, A. (ed.) & Andershed, H. (ed.) (2013). Att studera människors utveckling : resultat från forskningsprogrammet IDA1965-2013. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Andershed, A. (ed.) (2012). Girls at risk: Swedish longitudinal research on adjustment. New York: Springer (Advancing responsible adolescent development ).
Kerr, M. (ed.) , Stattin, H. (ed.) , Engels, R. C. M. E. (ed.) , Overbeek, G. (ed.) & Andershed, A. (ed.) (2011). Understanding girls' problem behavior: how girls' delinquency develops in the context of maturity and health, co-occurring problems, and relationships. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons (Hot Topics in Developmental Research ).
Andershed, H. (ed.) , Andershed, A. (ed.) & Söderholm Carpelan, K. (ed.) (2010). Ungdomar som begår brott: vilka insatser fungerar? (1ed.). Stockholm: Gothia Förlag AB.

Conference papers

Andershed, H. , Frogner, L. & Andershed, A. (2017). Psychopathic personality works better than CU traits for predicting fearlessness and ADHD symptoms in children with conduct problems. Paper presented at Stockholm Criminology Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, June 19-21, 2017.
Bergstrøm, H. , Frogner, L. , Colins, O. F. , Fanti, K. A. , Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2017). Psychopathic traits during early childhood: Stable over time or rapidly changing?. Paper presented at Stockholm Criminology Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, June 19-21, 2017.
Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2017). The SOFIA-study: A prospective longitudinal study on social adjustment. Paper presented at Stockholm Criminology Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, June 19-21, 2017.
Hellfeldt, K. , Frogner, L. , Andershed, A. , Källström, Å. & Andershed, H. (2017). Understanding preschool precursors to early school adjustment. Paper presented at Stockholm Criminology Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, June 19-21, 2017.
Vrettou, M. , Nillson, K. W. , Tuvblad, C. , Rehn, M. , Andershed, A. , Wallén-Mackenzie, Å. , Andershed, H. , Nylander, I. & et al. (2016). VGLUT2 genotype interacts with environmental experiences to predict alcohol misuse in young adults. In: ISBRA ESBRA World Congress on Alcohol an Alcoholism, Berlin, Germany. Paper presented at ISBRA ESBRA World Congress on Alcohol and Alcoholism, Berlin, Germany, 2-5 September, 2016.
Corovic, J. , Andershed, A. , Andershed, H. & Colins, O. (2014). Criminal pathways: key findings from the Swedish IDA-program concerning early predictors and adulthood adjustment outcomes. Paper presented at The Stockholm Criminology Symposium,9-11 June 2014, Stockholm, Sweden.
Eriksson, I. , Fanti, K. A. , Frogner, L. , Andershed, A. , Colins, O. & Andershed, H. (2014). Temperamental and personality dimensions associated with stability and change of conduct problems and CU traits during childhood. Paper presented at The Stockholm Criminology Symposium,9-11 June 2014, Stockholm, Sweden.
Frogner, L. , Colins, O. F. , Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2014). The Importance of CU traits and Other Psychopathic Personality Traits in Predicting Early Childhood Conduct Problems. Paper presented at Stockholm Criminology Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, June 9-11, 2014.
Källström Cater, Å. , Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2014). Youth victimization in Sweden: prevalence, characteristics and relation to mental health and behavioral problems in young adulthood. Paper presented at The Stockholm Criminology Symposium, June 9-11 2014, Stockholm, Sweden.
Andershed, H. & Andershed, A. (2012). Risk and protective factors among preschool children for long-lasting psychosocial problems: what we know from research and how it can be used in practice. Paper presented at Nordic Day 2012: Early childhood interventions – attractive and effective? Copenhagen, Denmark, June 24, 2012.
Bond, H. , Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2011). Risk-need assessments of youth with or at risk for criminal behavior: structure or no structure?. Paper presented at 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology (ASC), November 16-19, 2011, Washington DC, USA.
Andershed, A. (2011). The role of risk-need assessment in interventions for young offenders. Paper presented at Stockholm Criminology Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden.
Eriksson, I. , Cater [Källström Cater], Å. , Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2011). When callous-unemotional-traits come together with conduct problems and when they do not. Paper presented at 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology (ASC), November 16-19, 2011, Washington DC , USA..
Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2010). Empirical test of a new screening questionnaire of risk faactors for conduct problems among youths: external validity and internal consistency tests of ESTER-screening. Paper presented at World Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Guidance.
Andershed, H. , Engelholm, K. , Frediksson, J. & Andershed, A. (2010). Initial test of the new risk-need assessment instrument for youths with or at risk for conduct problems: ESTER-assessment. Paper presented at World Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Guidance.
Andershed, A. & Stattin, H. (2010). Predicting Antisocial Behavior Trajectories: A Gender Sensitive Approach. Paper presented at The American Society of Criminology 62nd Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA, November 17-20, 2010.
Eriksson, I. , Cater [Källström Cater], Å. , Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2010). Protection against externalizing and internalizing behavior problems among children at risk. Paper presented at 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology (ASC), November 17-20, 2010 San Francisco, USA..
Andershed, H. & Andershed, A. (2010). Risk-need assessment for youth with or at risk for conduct problems: introducing the computerized assessment system ESTER. Paper presented at World Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Guidance.
Andershed, H. & Andershed, A. (2010). Subgroups of children with conduct problems. Paper presented at 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology (ASC), November 17-20, 2010 San Francisco, USA..
Svensson, B. , Janson, S. , Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2010). The SOFIA study: a multi-disciplinary large scale longitudinal study ofsocial, behavioral and physical development. Paper presented at 5th Conference of Epidemiological Longitudinal Studies in Europe (CELSE), October 13-15, 2010 Paphos, Cyprus, Greece.
Eriksson, I. , Cater [Källström Cater], Å. , Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2010). What we know and need to know about childhood resilience. Paper presented at World Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Guidance, April 21-25 2010, Antalya, Turkey..
Eriksson, I. , Cater [Källström Cater], Å. , Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. (2010). What we know and need to know about factors that protects youth from problems: a review of reviews. Paper presented at Pathways to resilience II: The Social Ecology of Resilience, June 7-10, 2010, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada..
Andershed, A. (2009). Effective components and principles in interventions for preschool children with or at risk for conduct problems: setting the scene for a systematic review. Paper presented at 31st Congress of the International Academy of Law and Mental Health, New York, USA.
Andershed, A. (2008). Patterns of preschool risk and protective factors for conduct problem behavior. Paper presented at IACAPAP 18th World Congress, April, 2008, Istanbul, Turkey.
Andershed, A. (2007). Are different forms of aggression related to different outcomes?. Paper presented at 30th International Congress on Law and Mental Health, Padua, Italy.

Doctoral theses, monographs

Andersson [Andershed], A. (2001). The rhythm of adolescence: morningness-eveningness and adjustment from a developmental perspective. (Doctoral dissertation). Örebro: Örebro universitetsbibliotek.

Manuscripts

Frogner, L. , Bergstrøm, H. , Colins, O. F. , Fanti, K. A. , Andershed, A. & Andershed, H. Psychopathic Traits During Early Childhood: Stable Over Time or Rapidly Changing?.

Reports