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University of Gothenburg

Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre


World-leading international research centre in the field of ESSENCE (neurodevelopmental disorders) with its main hub in Sweden.

The GNC at Sahlgrenska Academy is a platform for conducting research aimed at developing and establishing new methods for early intervention, examination, investigation and intervention/treatment in the fields of neuropsychiatry and developmental neurology ("ESSENCE", i.e. Early Symptomatic Syndromes Eliciting Neurodevelopmental Clinical Examinations). World-leading research is currently being conducted at the GNC on for example autism, ADHD, motor abnormalities, tics and obsessive-compulsive disorder, eating disorders and conduct disorders.


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