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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

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

Identity Development Processes
Ann Frisén, Py Liv Eriksson
In S. Hupp & J. Jewell (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Development. Wiley Online Library, Encyclopedia entry 2019
Encyclopedia entry

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The child health questionnaire: Issues in translation, language and culture for Swedish children and their parents
J. M. Landgraf, Ann Erling, I. Wiklund, L. Abetz, J. E. Ware
Quality of Life Research, Journal article 1995
Journal article


Psychological aspects of teenagers on GH
Ann Erling
Presentation at Pharmacia International Nurse meeting, Stockholm, Sweden, Conference contribution 1994
Conference contribution

Psychosocial aspects of short stature and growth hormone (GH) deficiency
Ann Erling
The European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE), Maastricht, The Netherlands, Poster 1994

Children perceive their stature and well being different than their parents
Ann Erling, I. Wiklund, Kerstin Albertsson-Wikland
In B. Stabler & L. E. Underwood (Eds.), Growth, stature and adaptation, Chapel Hill, The University of North Carolina, Chapter in book 1994
Chapter in book

Psychosocial aspects of short stature and growth hormone (GH) deficiency
Ann Erling, I. Wiklund, Kerstin Albertsson-Wikland
Hormone Research, Journal article 1994
Journal article


Psychosocial Aspects of Short Stature and Growth Hormone (GH) Deficiency and Impact of GH-Treatment
Ann Erling
Invited address at Growth, Stature and Adaptation: An International Symposium on the Behavioral, Social, and Cognitive Aspects of Growth Delay, Chapel Hill, NC, Conference contribution 1993
Conference contribution

Some methodological problems with intelligence tests. Data from Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC III)
Ann Erling
The Conference on Methodological Issues in Dyslexia Research, Kungälv, Sweden, Conference contribution 1993
Conference contribution

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