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Stefan Winblad

Senior lecturer

Stefan Winblad
Senior lecturer
+46 31 786 1692

Room number: 532
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 Stefan Winblad


Stefan Winblad is a Licensed Psychologist since 1995. He received his Ph.D. at the University of Gothenburg in 2006, the title of the thesis was: ‘Myotonic dystrophy type 1. Cognition, personality and emotion’. He is a lecturer in biological psychology and neuropsychology at the University of Gothenburg since 2010.  


Teaching involves primarily biological psychology, especially clinical neuropsychology at both primary and advanced level. 

Research interests

Stefan Winblad's primary research interests are in the area of clinical neuropsychology, especially: (1) neuromuscular disorders; (2) multipel sclerosis (3) depression and anxiety disorders, (4) emotions, (5) executive functions and attention. 

Current research

Stefan Winblad collaborates with research groups in several projects on neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, primarily at the Sahlgrenska University hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden, but also in Italy, France, USA and Canada.  

Selected publications

Skoog, B., Runmarker, B., Winblad, S., Ekholm, S., Andersen, O. (2012). A representative cohort of patients with non-progressive multiple sclerosis at the age of normal life expectancy. Brain 135 (3), 900-11.

Winblad, S., Ekström AB., Meola, G. (2010). Myotonic dystrophy. In Nass, RD., Frank, Y. Cognitive and behavioral abnormalities of pediatric diseases. New York: Oxford University Press.

Winblad, S., Jensen, C., Månsson, J.E., Samuelsson, L., Lindberg, C. (2010). Depression in Myotonic Dystrophy type 1: clinical and neuronal correlates. Behav Brain Funct 19;6:25.

Winblad S, Lindberg C, Hansen S. (2006). Cognitive deficits and CTG repeat expansion size in classical myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1). Behav Brain Funct 15;2:16.

Winblad, S., Hellström, P., Lindberg, C., Hansen, S. (2006). Facial emotion recognition in myotonic dystrophy type 1 correlates with CTG repeat expansion. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77 (2), 219-23.

Winblad, S., Lindberg, C., Hansen, S. (2005). Temperament and character in patients with classical myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM-1). Neuromuscul Disord 15 (4): 287-92.  

Latest publications

Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers in DM1: a 14-year Follow Up Study.
Magnus Rudenholm, Stefan Winblad, Henrik Zetterberg, Radu Constantinescu, Christopher Lindberg
IDMC-12, Göteborg 2019, Konferensprogram, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Cognitive Decline in DM1: a 14-year Longitudinal Study.
Stefan Winblad, Magnus Rudenholm, Iraj Abedini, Christopher Lindberg
IDMC-12 2019, Göteborg, Konferensprogram, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Consensus-based care recommendations for adults with myotonic dystrophy type 1
T. Ashizawa, C. Gagnon, W. J. Groh, L. Gutmann, N. E. Johnson et al.
Neurology-Clinical Practice, Review article 2018
Review article

A comparative study on simple and interference reaction times in women and men.
Martin Brandberg, Elisabeth Kenne Sarenmalm, Hans Samuelsson, Stefan Winblad
Conference program, The 13th Nordic Meeting in Neuropsychology, Stockholm, 2018, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Dystrofia Myotonica och kognitiv funktion.
Stefan Winblad
Fagkurs Dystrofia myotonika type 1, Frambu, Norge, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Measuring and treating fatigue in neurological diseases - conceptual and methodological challenges.
Stefan Winblad
Conference program, The 13th Nordic Meeting in Neuropsychology Stockholm, 2018 , Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Lovvärt att minska väntetider, men inte hållbart att låta produktionskrav gå före patientsäkerhet
Gunilla Karlsson Kendall, Katarina Sörngård, Bengt Persson, Stefan Winblad, Kristina Hedman et al.
Psykologtidningen, Magazine article 2017
Magazine article

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Swedish Guidelines for neuropsychological assessment and treatment
Stefan Winblad, Kristina Hedman, Aron Sjöberg, Anna Sara Andersson, Eva Billstedt et al.
Sveriges Neuropsykologers Förening, Other 2017

The Reliability and Validity of the Swedish Version of the Fatigue and Daytime Sleepiness Scale (FDSS)
Ulrika Edofsson, Stefan Winblad, Christopher Lindberg
Conference book for IDMC-11. San Fransisco, California, Usa: 5-9 September , Poster 2017


Visuospatial functions - what do we measure?
Stefan Winblad
Swedish Neuropsychological Society, Conference, 2016, Sundsvall, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution


Executive cognitive dysfunction in adult onset Myotonic Dystrophy type 1
Stefan Winblad, Marita Hällgren, Christopher Lindberg
Abstract booklet: 10th International Myotonic Dystrophy Consortium Meeting (IDMC-10), Paris, France , Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution


Facial memory deficits in myotonic dystrophy type 1.
Johan Lundin Kleberg, Christopher Lindberg, Stefan Winblad
Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, Journal article 2014
Journal article


Experienced fatigue in myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) is associated with muscle impairment and depression
Stefan Winblad, Christopher Lindberg
IDMC-9 International Myotonic Dystrophy Consortium Meeting, October 2013, Program, Conference contribution 2013
Conference contribution

REport of the first outcome measurement in myotonic dystrophy type 1 (OMMYD-1) international workshop Clearwater, Florida, November 30, 2011
Cynthia Gagnon, Giovanni Meola, Hebert Luc, Puymirat Jack, Laberge Luc et al.
Neuromuscular disorders, Conference contribution 2013
Conference contribution

Illuminating CNS and cognitive issues in myotonic dystrophy: workshop report
Michelle M Axford, Christopher E Pearson, Stefan Winblad
Neuromuscular disorders, Conference contribution 2013
Conference contribution

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