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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

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

"It's a New Chapter Now": Establishing Commitments in the Romantic Domain during Young Adulthood
Hanna Larsson, Py Liv Eriksson, Ann Frisén
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

Attachment and Identity - the role of parents, partners and peers for young adults
Caroline Järdmo, Ann Frisén
Nordic Attachment Network (NAN) Annual Meeting & Conference. Gothenburg, Sweden, September 4-5. , Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

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Swedish Emerging Adults Sense of Identity and Views of Adulthood: Why are there so pronounced gender differences in one of the most gender equal countries in the world?
Maria Wängqvist, Ann Frisén
paper presented at the 5th Conference on Emerging Aduthood, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, 27-28th October 2011, Conference contribution 2011
Conference contribution

Gender differences in identity status in Sweden: A socio-cultural perspective
Maria Wängqvist, Ann Frisén
Paper presented at the 16th biennal Conference of the Society for Research on Identity Formation. Daytona Beach, Florida, USA. 3-6 February 2011, Conference paper 2011
Conference paper

Emerging adults’ perceptions of the role of their parents in their occupational and relational identity development
Maria Wängqvist, Ann Frisén, Maria Ignell, Maria Fernros
paper presented at the 15th European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Bergen, Norway, 23-27 August, 2011, Conference paper 2011
Conference paper

Adolescents´view on how different criteria define cyberbullying
Sofia Berne, Ann Frisén
Symposium on the 15 th European Conference on Developmental Psychology, 23-27 August 2011-Bergen_Norway, Conference paper 2011
Conference paper

”What people tell you gets to you”. On the links between peer victimization and adolescents’ body image concerns
Carolina Lunde, Ann Frisén
15th European Conference on Developmental Psychology, program book, Conference paper 2011
Conference paper

What actually makes bullying stop? Reports from former victims
Ann Frisén, Tove Hasselblad, Kristina Holmqvist
15th European Conference of Developmental Psychology, 22-27 August 2011, Bergen, Norway, Poster 2011

I would tell my mum and dad - Cyberbullying amongst Swedish fourth graders and their suggested ways to stop it
Sofia Berne, Kalle Nytell, Ann Frisén
ADOLESCENTS AND SOCIAL MEDIA: GUIDELINES AND COPING STRATEGIES FOR CYBERBULLYING, COST IS0801 3rd Workshop, University of Turku, Department of Nursing Science, 13.05.2011, Poster 2011

Emerging Adults in Sweden: Identity formation in the light of love, work and family
Ann Frisén, Maria Wängqvist
Journal of Adolescent Research, Journal article 2011
Journal article

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