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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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Measuring health-related well-being in children, particularly in those of short stature
Ann Erling, L. Wirén, I. Wiklund, Kerstin Albertsson-Wikland
In U. Eiholzer, F. Haverkamp & L, Voss (Eds), Growth, stature and psychosocial well-being, Toronto, Hogrefe-Huber Publishers, Chapter in book 1999
Chapter in book

Psychological development in children of short stature
Ann Erling
Göteborg, University of Gothenburg, Doctoral thesis 1999
Doctoral thesis


Health-related quality of life assessments in children
Ann Erling
International Symposium: GH and Growth Factors in Endocrinology and Metabolism, Istanbul, Turky, Conference contribution 1998
Conference contribution

Critical review of measurement issues in quality of life assessment for children with growth problems
Ann Erling, I. Wiklund, Kerstin Albertsson-Wikland
In D. Drotar (Ed.), Measuring health-related quality of life in children and adolescents. Implications for research and practice, Hillsdale, NJ, Erblaum, Chapter in book 1998
Chapter in book


Gender, confounding factors and the quality of life of short children
Ann Erling
Therapeutic Outcome of Endocrine Disorders, Palm Beach, FL, November 13-16, Poster 1997


A longitudinal analysis of the well-being of children with short stature
Ann Erling, M. Lövgren
Göteborg, University of Gothenburg, Report 1996


Short stature: a comparison of the perceptions of children and their parents
Ann Erling
Presentation at the Symposium Growth Hormone and Growth Factors in Endocrinology and Metabolism, Prague, Czech Republic, Conference contribution 1995
Conference contribution

A self-assessment questionnaire to measure well-being in children, particularly those of short stature
Ann Erling
Growth and Psyche, Zurich, Schweiz, Conference contribution 1995
Conference contribution

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