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Sofia Bergbom

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


Phone: +46 19 303967

Room: L2615

Sofia Bergbom

About Sofia Bergbom

is a Senior Lecturer and Licensed Psychologist. She graduated from the Master's Programme in Clinical Psychology at Uppsala University in 2007 and was awarded her License in 2008. She successfully defended her Doctoral Thesis in 2014. Her research interests are within health psychology, focusing on psychological mechanisms and their role in development and maintenance of chronic pain. Moreover, Sofia has an interest in psychology and sustainable development and climate psychology. Sofia is affiliated with two research environments at Örebro University: Center for Health and Medical Psychology (CHAMP) and Center for Environmental and Sustainability Social Science (CESSS).


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

Articles in journals

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).
Bergbom, S. , Linton, S. J. , Flink, I. , Boersma, K. & Åkerlund, D. (2017). Psykologer i primärvården - en förbisedd möjlighet. Nerikes Allehanda (9 april).
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.
Bergbom, S. , Boersma, K. & Linton, S. J. (2015). When matching fails: understanding the process of matching pain-disability treatment to risk profile. Journal of occupational rehabilitation, 25 (3), 518-526.
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.
Bergbom, S. , Boersma, K. , Overmeer, T. & Linton, S. J. (2011). Relationship Among Pain Catastrophizing, Depressed Mood, and Outcomes Across Physical Therapy Treatments. Physical Therapy, 91 (5), 754-764.
Linton, S. J. , Nicholas, M. K. , MacDonald, S. , Boersma, K. , Bergbom, S. , Maher, C. & Refshauge, K. (2011). The role of depression and catastrophizing in musculoskeletal pain. European Journal of Pain, 15 (4), 416-422.
Linton, S. J. & Bergbom, S. (2011). Understanding the link between depression and pain. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 2 (2), 47-54.


Linton, S. J. , Flink, I. K. & Bergbom, S. (2013). Beteendeanalys steg för steg: grunden till en effektiv KBT-behandling (1ed.). Stockholm: Natur och kultur.

Conference papers

Bergbom, S. , Flink, I. K. , Boersma, K. & Linton, S. J. (2010). Are early improvements in psychological variables related to treatment outcome?. Paper presented at IASP 13th World Congress on Pain.

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries

Bergbom, S. (2014). Matchmaking in pain practice: challenges and possibilities. (Doctoral dissertation). (Comprehensive summary) Örebro: Örebro universitet.



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 aktivitetsträning vid långvarig muskuloskeletal smärta.