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Ida Flink

Title: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Law, Psychology and Social Work

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Phone: +46 19 303740

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Ida Flink

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About Ida Flink

Ida Flink is a licensed clinical psychologist and researcher at the Center for Health and Medical Psychology (CHAMP) at Örebro University. She graduated from the clinical psychology program at Örebro University in 2007, and received her license as a clinical psychologist in 2009. Her research interests are in the area of health psychology, mainly focusing on the role of psychological mechanisms in the development, maintenance and treatment of pain problems, and cognitive-behavioral interventions for people suffering from disabling pain. She is particulary interested in pain in women, such as vulvar pain and pain in childbirth.

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Publications

Articles in journals |  Books |  Chapters in books |  Conference papers |  Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries |  Manuscripts |  Other | 

Articles in journals

Hedman-Lagerlöf, M. , Andersson, E. , Hedman-Lagerlöf, E. , Wicksell, R. K. , Flink, I. & Ljótsson, B. (2019). Approach as a key for success: Reduced avoidance behaviour mediates the effect of exposure therapy for fibromyalgia. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 122.
Hedman-Lagerlöf, M. , Hedman-Lagerlöf, E. , Ljótsson, B. , Wicksell, R. K. , Flink, I. & Andersson, E. (2019). Cost-Effectiveness and Cost-Utility of Internet-Delivered Exposure Therapy for Fibromyalgia: Results From a Randomized, Controlled Trial. Journal of Pain, 20 (1), 47-59.
Bauducco, S. , Flink, I. , Boersma, K. & Linton, S. J. (2019). Preventing sleep deficit in adolescents: Long-term effects of a quasi-experimental school-based intervention study. Journal of Sleep Research.
Jansson-Fröjmark, M. , Harvey, A. G. & Flink, I. (2019). Psychometric properties of the Insomnia Catastrophizing Scale (ICS) in a large community sample. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.
Flink, I. , Boersma, K. , Klein-Strandberg, E. & Linton, S. J. (2019). Responding to social cues: An experimental paradigm exploring the link between context sensitivity and pain. British Journal of Health Psychology, 24 (2), 443-459.
Engman, L. , Flink, I. , Ekdahl, J. , Boersma, K. & Linton, S. J. (2018). Avoiding or enduring painful sex?: A prospective study of coping and psychosexual function in vulvovaginal pain. European Journal of Pain, 22 (8), 1388-1398.
Flink, I. , Peters, M. , Bergbom, S. , Bergman, M. , Ekstrand, K. , Carstens-Söderstrand, J. & Tillfors, M. (2018). Dwelling on a successful task: Does how or why influence affect?. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 9 (3).
Hedman-Lagerlöf, M. , Hedman-Lagerlöf, E. , Axelsson, E. , Ljótsson, B. , Engelbrektsson, J. , Hultkranz, S. , Lundbäck, K. , Björkander, D. & et al. (2018). Internet-Delivered Exposure Therapy for Fibromyalgia: A Randomized Controlled Trial. The Clinical Journal of Pain, 34 (6), 532-542.
Wurm, M. , Anniko, M. , Tillfors, M. , Flink, I. & Boersma, K. (2018). Musculoskeletal pain in early adolescence: A longitudinal examination of pain prevalence and the role of peer-related stress, worry, and gender. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 111, 76-82.
Linton, S. J. , Flink, I. & Vlaeyen, J. W. S. (2018). Understanding the Etiology of Chronic Pain From a Psychological Perspective. Physical Therapy, 98 (5), 315-324.
Ekdahl, J. , Flink, I. , Engman, L. & Linton, S. J. (2018). Vulvovaginal pain from a fear-avoidance perspective: a prospective study among female university students in Sweden. International Journal of Sexual Health, 30 (1), 49-59.
Flink, I. , Klein Strandberg, E. & Linton, S. J. (2017). Context sensitive regulation of pain and emotion: Development and initial validation of a scale for context insensitive avoidance. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 17, 220-225.
Flink, I. K. , Engman, L. , Ter Kuile, M. M. , Thomtén, J. & Linton, S. J. (2017). Coping with pain in intimate situations: Applying the avoidance-endurance model to women with vulvovaginal pain. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 17 (October 2017), 302-308.
Flink, I. K. , Engman, L. , Thomten, J. & Linton, S. J. (2017). The role of catastrophizing in vulvovaginal pain: Impact on pain and partner responses over time. Journal of applied biobehavioral research, 22 (1).
Bauducco, S. , Flink, I. , Jansson-Fröjmark, M. & Linton, S. (2016). Sleep duration and patterns in adolescents: Correlates and the role of daily stressors. Sleep Health, 2 (3), 211-218.
Thomtén, J. , Boersma, K. , Flink, I. & Tillfors, M. (2016). Social Anxiety, Pain Catastrophizing and Return-To-Work Self-Efficacy in chronic pain: a cross-sectional study. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 11, 98-103.
Linton, S. J. , Flink, I. K. , Schrooten, M. G. S. & Wiksell, R. (2016). Understanding Co-occurring Emotion and Pain: The Role of Context Sensitivity from a Transdiagnostic Perspective. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 46 (3), 129-137.
Flink, I. , Thomtén, J. , Engman, L. , Hedström, S. & Linton, S. J. (2015). Coping with painful sex: Development and initial validation of the CHAMP Sexual Pain Coping Scale. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 9, 74-80.
Flink, I. , Smeets, E. , Bergbom, S. & Peters, M. L. (2015). Happy despite pain: pilot study of a positive psychology intervention for patients with chronic pain. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 7, 71-79.
Bauducco, S. V. , Tillfors, M. , Özdemir, M. , Flink, I. K. & Linton, S. J. (2015). Too tired for school?: the effects of insomnia on absenteeism in adolescence. Sleep Health, 1 (3), 205-210.
Linton, S. J. , Schrooten, M. , Lind, M. & Flink, I. K. (2015). Understanding co-occurring pain and emotion: a transdiagnostic approach to treatment. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 84, 45-46.
Flink, I. K. , Boersma, K. & Linton, S. J. (2014). Changes in catastrophizing and depressed mood during and after early cognitive behaviorally oriented interventions for pain. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 43 (4), 332-341.
Bergbom, S. , Flink, I. K. , Boersma, K. & Linton, S. J. (2014). Early psychologically informed interventions for workers at risk for pain-related disability: does matching treatment to profile improve outcome?. Journal of occupational rehabilitation, 24 (3), 446-457.
Flink, I. K. , Boersma, K. & Linton, S. J. (2013). Pain catastrophizing as repetitive negative thinking: a development of the conceptualization. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 42 (3), 215-223.
Jansson-Fröjmark, M. , Linton, S. J. , Flink, I. K. , Granberg, S. , Danermark, B. & Norell-Clarke, A. (2012). Cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia co-morbid with hearing impairment: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of clinical psychology in medical settings, 19 (2), 224-234.
Jansson-Fröjmark, M. , Harvey, A. G. & Flink, I. K. (2012). Psychometric properties of the Insomnia Catastrophising Scale. Journal of Sleep Research, 21 (Suppl. 1), 168-168.
Flink, I. K. , Boersma, K. , MacDonald, S. & Linton, S. J. (2012). Understanding catastrophizing from a misdirected problem-solving perspective. British Journal of Health Psychology, 17 (2), 408-419.
Flink, I. K. , Boersma, K. & Linton, S. J. (2010). Catastrophizing moderates the effect of exposure in vivo for back pain patients with pain-related fear. European Journal of Pain, 14 (8), 887-892.
Peters, M. L. , Flink, I. K. , Boersma, K. & Linton, S. J. (2010). Manipulating optimism: Can imagining a best possible self be used to increase positive future expectancies?. Journal of Positive Psychology, 5 (3), 204-211.
Flink, I. K. , Mroczek, M. Z. , Sullivan, M. J. L. & Linton, S. J. (2009). Pain in childbirth and postpartum recovery: the role of catastrophizing. European Journal of Pain, 13 (3), 312-316.
Linton, S. J. , Flink, I. K. , Schrooten, M. G. S. & Wicksell, R. K. (). Understanding co-occuring emotion and pain: The role of context sensitivity from a transdiagnostic perspective. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy.
Linton, S. J. , Flink, I. & Vlaeyen, J. (). Understanding the etiology of pain from a psychological perspective. Physical Therapy.

Books

Linton, S. J. & Flink, I. (2018). Sömn, dröm, mardröm: kunskap och verktyg för god sömn. Stockholm: Natur och kultur.
Linton, S. J. & Flink, I. (2016). Hälsopsykologi i vården. Stockholm: Natur och kultur.
Linton, S. J. , Flink, I. K. & Bergbom, S. (2013). Beteendeanalys steg för steg: grunden till en effektiv KBT-behandling (1ed.). Stockholm: Natur och kultur.
Linton, S. J. & Flink, I. K. (2010). 12 verktyg i KBT: från teori till färdighet (1ed.). Stockholm: Natur och kultur.

Chapters in books

Vancleef, L. , Flink, I. K. & Linton, S. J. (2012). Fear-avoidance as a risk factor for the development of chronic pain and disability. In: Monika I. Hasenbring, Adina C. Rusu, Dennis C. Turk, From acute to chronic back pain: risk factors, mechanisms, and clinical implications (pp. 269-294). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Linton, S. J. , Boersma, K. & Flink, I. K. (2010). Kognitiv beteendeterapi. In: Mads Werner, Ido Leden, Smärta och smärtbehandling (pp. 482-487). Stockholm: Liber.
Flink, I. & Linton, S. J. (2009). Hantera smärta. In: Gunilla Åhrén, Smärtguide för dig med whiplashskada (pp. 23-28). Stockholm: Personskadeförbundet RTP.
Flink, I. & Linton, S. J. (2007). Hantera smärta. In: Gunilla Åhrén, Smärtguide för dig som är amputerad (pp. 19-24). Stockholm: Riksförbundet för trafik- och polioskadade (RTP).
Flink, I. & Linton, S. J. (2007). Hantera smärta. In: Gunilla Åhrén, Smärtguide för dig med polioskada (pp. 23-28). Stockholm: Riksförbundet för trafik- och polioskadade (RTP).

Conference papers

Engman, L. , Flink, I. , Ter Kuile, M. & Linton, S. J. (2018). CBT group treatment for vulvovaginal pain with partner involvement: a single case experimental design pilot. Paper presented at IASR (International Academy of Sex Research) 44th annual meeting, Madrid, Spain, 2018.
Engman, L. , Flink, I. , Thomtén, J. & Linton, S. J. (2017). Avoiding or enduring painful sex?: A longitudinal study of coping patterns and sexual function in women with vulvovaginal pain. In: SSTAR (Society for Sex Therapy and Research) 42nd annual meeting. Paper presented at SSTAR (Society for Sex Therapy and Research) 42nd annual meeting, Montréal Canada, April 20-23, 2017.
Wurm, M. , Flink, I. , Tillfors, M. & Boersma, K. (2017). External and internal social factors as risk factors for the development of back/neck pain in Swedish adolescents. Paper presented at 10th Congress of the European Pain Federation (EFIC 2017), Pain in Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 6-9, 2017.
Engman, L. , Flink, I. , Thomtén, J. & Linton, S. J. (2016). A longitudinal study of coping strategies in women with vulvovaginal pain. In: EABCT 2016. Paper presented at EABCT 2016, Stockholm Sweden, August 31 - September 3, 2016. The European Association for Behaviour and Cognitive Therapies.
Bauducco, S. , Flink, I. & Linton, S. J. (2016). Making room for sleep: A classroom based prevention program for adolescents. Paper presented at 46th European Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies congress (EABCT 2016), Stockholm, Sweden, August 31 - September 3, 2016.
Bauducco, S. , Flink, I. & Linton, S. J. (2016). Prevalence, Incidence and Risk Factors for Sleep Deprivation in Adolescence: The Role of Technology and Stress. Paper presented at 8th World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (WCBCT 2016), Melbourne, Australia, June 22-25, 2016.
Engman, L. , Flink, I. , Linton, S. J. & Thomtén, J. (2016). When sex hurts: Avoid, endure or try something different?. In: IASR 42nd annual meeting. Paper presented at IASR 42nd annual meeting, Malmö, Sweden, June 26-29, 2016.
Linton, S. J. & Flink, I. K. (2010). A cognitive behavioral approach to chronic pain rehabilitation. Paper presented at Portugese Pain Society, Annual Meeting.

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries

Flink, I. K. (2011). Stuck in mind: the role of catastrophizing in pain. (Doctoral dissertation). (Comprehensive summary) Örebro: Örebro universitet.

Manuscripts

Other

Flink, I. K. , Bergbom, S. , Linton, S. J. & Boersma, K. (2010). Manual för exponering in vivo för rörelserädsla vid långvarig muskuloskeletal smärta.
Bergbom, S. , Flink, I. K. , Linton, S. J. & Boersma, K. (2010). Manual för KBT vid långvarig muskuloskeletal smärta.
Linton, S. J. , Flink, I. K. , Bergbom, S. & Boersma, K. (2010). Manual för målbaserad aktivitetesträning vid långvarig muskuloskeletal smärta.