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Malin Anniko

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


Phone: +46 19 303421

Room: L2615

Malin Anniko

About Malin Anniko

Malin Anniko is a clinical psychologist and postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Health and Medical Psychology (CHAMP) at Örebro University. She was awarded a PhD in 2018 for her doctoral thesis on the role of adolescent stress and cognitive processes in the development and prevention of stress-related mental health problems. Her main research interests are in the areas of health psychology and prevention with a specific focus on adolescents. In her current postdoctoral role she is investigating healthy and sustainable food choices in adolescence. More specifically, focusing on identifying different psychological, emotional and social factors that explain food choices.


Articles in journals |  Conference papers |  Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries |  Manuscripts | 

Articles in journals

Eisenbeck, N. , Carreno, D. F. , Wong, P. T. P. , Hicks, J. A. , María, R. G. , Puga, J. L. , Greville, J. , Testoni, I. & et al. (2022). An international study on psychological coping during COVID-19: Towards a meaning-centered coping style. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 22 (1).
Anniko, M. , Boersma, K. , van Wijk, N. P. L. , Byrne, D. & Tillfors, M. (2018). Development of a Shortened Version of the Adolescent Stress Questionnaire (ASQ-S): construct validity and sex invariance in a large sample of Swedish adolescents. Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, 6 (1), 4-15.
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.
Tillfors, M. , Flink, I. & Anniko, M. (2015). Emotionsreglering viktig faktor vid ohälsa. Psykologtidningen (8), 26-29.

Conference papers

Ojala, M. & Anniko, M. (2020). Ambivalence about climate friendly food choices and coping among late adolescents. Paper presented at 17th Biennial Meeting of the European Association for Research on Adolescence (EARA 2020), Porto, Portugal (online conference due to Covid-19), September 2-5, 2020.
Anniko, M. , Boersma, K. & Tillfors, M. (2016). Adolescent Stress Questionnaire: Evaluation of a Short Version in a Sample of Swedish Adolescents. Paper presented at 8th World Congress of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (WCBCT 2016), Melbourne, Australia, June 22-25, 2016.
Anniko, M. & Tillfors, M. (2016). YAPI Stress: Guided Internet Based Prevention of Stress Related Ill-health in Adolescence. Paper presented at 46th European Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies Congress (EABCT 2016), Stockholm, Sweden, August 31 - September 3, 2016.
Anniko, M. , Boersma, K. & Tillfors, M. (2015). Stress and Emotional Distress in Adolescence: The Role of Worry and Rumination. Paper presented at 45th annual conference of the European Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (EABCT 2015), Jerusalem, Israel, August 31 - September 3, 2015.
Anniko, M. , Wurm, M. & Boersma, K. (2014). Stressing Emotions: Emotion Focused Transdiagnostic Treatment for Work Stress. Paper presented at 44th annual conference of the European Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (EABCT 2014), The Hague, The Netherlands, September 10-13, 2014.

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries

Anniko, M. (2018). Stuck on repeat: Adolescent stress and the role of repetitive negative thinking and cognitive avoidance. (Doctoral dissertation). (Comprehensive summary) Örebro: Örebro University.