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Katarina Lindstedt

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Katarina Lindstedt
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About Katarina Lindstedt

Katarina Lindstedt is a licensed healthcare counsellor and IPT therapist. She obtained a doctoral degree in 2019 with her thesis on adolescents and restrictive eating disorders and is affiliated researcher at the School of Medical Sciences at Örebro University. She works at the Eating Disorders Unit at Region Örebro County and has a part-time postdoc position. Her research is linked to the University Healthcare Research Centre (UFC).


Katarina Lindstedt’s research interests include psychiatry in general and eating disorders in particular. Other interests include clinical treatment research and qualitative research methods. Her current research projects include specifically a study on subjective experiences of eating disorders in relation to a genetic predisposition and negative energy balance; a study on conversation phenomena within interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT); and a study on patients and their support persons’ experiences of Temperament Based Therapy with Support (TBT-S) – an intensive form of therapy for persons with anorexia nervosa. These projects involve collaboration with national as well as international researchers.

Doctoral students

Katarina Lindstedt is assistant supervisor of PhD student Tanja Eriksson, specialist nurse, Region Örebro County, who is writing her thesis on the essence of the suicidal process and the relationship between suicidality, suicidal crises and coping strategies.


Member of a scientific committee of the Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services (SBU), tasked with creating national guidelines for eating disorder treatment.


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Articles in journals

Conference papers

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries