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Ann Frisén


Ann Frisén
+46 31 786 1645

Room number: 427
Postal Address: Box 500, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Haraldsgatan 1 , 41314 Göteborg

Department of Psychology (More Information)
Box 500
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Haraldsgatan 1 , 413 14 Göteborg

About Ann Frisén

Ann Frisén (previously Ann Erling) is a Licensed Psychologist since 1995. She received her Ph.D. at the University of Gothenburg in 1999, the title of thesis was: ‘Psychological development in children of short stature’. She is a professor of psychology at the University of Gothenburg since 2009. Ann Frisén is also a member of the management committee of COST action COST Action IS1210 Appearance matters – tackling the physical and psychosocial consequences of dissatisfaction with appearance.

Ann has been teaching and coordinating courses among several of the educations given at the department. Her teaching has mainly concerned developmental psychology and dissertation work in the psychologist program.

Research interests
Ann’s primary research interests are in the area of developmental psychology, especially: bullying (mainly cyberbullying), body image and identity. Ann is part of the research group
Gothenburg Research unit on Youth Development (GReY)

Current research
Some of the research projects are listed below:
GoLD - Gothenburg Longitudinal study of Development
GREEN - Gothenburg Research on Ethnicity-related Experiences and Narratives
MoS - Mobbning och Skola (Bullying and School)
AKTION MOT NÄTMOBBNING – en utvärdering av en intervention mot nätmobbning (Action against cyberbullying – an intervention)



Latest publications

Barns psykologiska utveckling – från nyfödd till skola
Philip Hwang, Ann Frisén
Förskolan och barns utveckling: Grundbok för förskollärare. Andra reviderade upplgan., Malmö, Gleerups Utbildning AG, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

High school students’ suggestions for supporting younger pupils counteract cyberbullying
Sofia Berne, Ann Frisén, Josephine Oskarsson
Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, Journal article 2020
Journal article

"Being stuck between two worlds": Identity configurations of occupational and family identities.
Fanny Gyberg, Ann Frisén, Moin Syed
Identity. An International Journal of Theory and Research, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Systematic review of body image measures
Johanna Kling, Linda Kwakkenbos, Phillippa Diedrichs, Nichola Rumsey, Ann Frisén et al.
Body image, Review article 2019
Review article

Cyberbullying in Childhood and Adolescence: Assessment, Negative Consequences and Prevention Strategies
Sofia Berne, Ann Frisén, Jesper Berne
Policing Schools: School Violence and the Juridification of Youth, Switzerland, Springer Nature Switzerland AG, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

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Media internalization and conformity to traditional masculine norms in relation to body image concerns among men
A. Y. De Jesus, L. A. Ricciardelli, Ann Frisén, L. Smolak, Z. Yager et al.
Eating Behaviors, Journal article 2015
Journal article

Peer risk factors and eating disorders
Carolina Lunde, Ann Frisén
Handbook of Eating Disorders, US, Wiley and Blackwell, Chapter in book 2015
Chapter in book

Identity Development and Romantic Relationships in the Late Twenties in Sweden
Maria Wängqvist, Johanna Carlsson, Maria van der Lee, Ann Frisén
Symposium presentation at the 22th Annual Conference of the Society for Research on Identity Formation, Bellingham, Washington, USA. May 14-17, 2015., Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

Body Image in Emerging Adulthood: Investigating the Athletic Body Ideal
Johanna Kling, Rachel F Rodgers, Ann Frisén
Ätstörningssymposium, Stockholm 2015, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution


A Longitudinal Examination of Identity Status Interview Narratives: How Stable is Stable?
Johanna Carlsson, Maria Wängqvist, Ann Frisén
Paper presented at the 14th biennial conference of European association for research on adolescence. September 3-6, 2014, Çeşme, Izmir, Turkey., Conference contribution 2014
Conference contribution

How identity status interviews may be used for in-depth studies of identity development: A two wave longitudinal study of identity in emerging adulthood.
Maria Wängqvist, Ann Frisén, Johanna Carlsson, Philip Hwang
Symposium presentation at the 14th biennial conference of the European Association for Research on Adolescence, Cesme, Turkey, September 3-6, 2014 , Conference contribution 2014
Conference contribution

Masculinity and muscularity across Western cultures
Kristina Holmqvist Gattario, Ann Frisén, Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, Lina Ricciardelli, Phillippa Diedrichs et al.
Appearance Matters 6, 1-2 July, Bristol, England, Conference contribution 2014
Conference contribution

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