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Elin Ekholm

Title: Doctoral Student School/office: School of Law, Psychology and Social Work


Phone: +46 19 303690

Room: L2637

Elin Ekholm

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About Elin Ekholm

Elin Ekholm is a licensed psychologist and a doctoral student belonging to the research environment Center for Medical and Health Psychology (CHAMP) at Örebro University. She got her masters degree in psychology from Umeå University in 2011 and has worked as a clinical psychologist in psychiatric care and in pain rehabilitation.

Elins research is in the domain of psychology, pain and sexual health. Her main research interest is in psychological mechanisms affecting health, sexual function and sexual relationships of women suffering from superficial vulvovaginal pain and dyspareunia. She also teaches at the Psychology program.


Conference papers | 

Conference papers

Ekholm, E. , Lundberg, T. & Flink, I. (2019). Queer complexities of pain – A qualitative analysis of challenges and coping with vulvovaginal pain among women in same-sex relationships. Paper presented at IASR (International Academy of Sex Research) 45th annual meeting, Mexico City, Mexico, July 24-27, 2019.
Jonsson, E. , Fardal, J. , Grennert, E. & Flink, I. (2018). Victim, hero, perpetrator or ally? Experiences of male partners of women suffering dyspareunia. Paper presented at IASR (International Academy of Sex Research) 44th annual meeting, Madrid, Spain, July 17-20, 2018.