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A comprehensive list of published theses since 1984

2020

PhD student: Lisa Dinkler
Title: Restrictive eating disorders: aetiological, epidemiological and neurodevelopmental aspects
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2020
Supervisor: Nouchine Hadjikhani
Co-supervisor: Christopher Gillberg, Maria Råstam, Sebastian Lundström

PhD student: Magnus Påhlman
Title: Autism and ADHD in children with cerebral palsy
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2020
Supervisor: Kate Himmelmann
Co-supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

PhD student: Gill Nilsson
Title: Febrile seizures and associated neurodevelopmental disorders
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2020
Supervisor: Christopher Gillberg
Co-supervisor: Elisabeth Fernell, Ingrid Olsson

2018

PhD student: Yuhei Hatakenaka
Title: "Early detection of ESSENCE in Japanese 0-4-year-olds"
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2018
Supervisor: Christopher Gillberg
Co-supervisor: Eva Billstedt, Elisabeth Fernell

2016

PhD student: Louise Karjalainen
Title: Eating disorders, eating pathology and ESSENCE
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2016
Supervisor: Elisabet Wentz
Co-supervisor: Maria Råstam

PhD student: Adam Helles
Title: Asperger syndrome in males over two decades
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2016
Supervisor: Eva Billstedt
Co-supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

PhD student: Martina Barnevik Olsson
Title: Autism spectrum disorders - first indicators and school age outcome
Place: Göteborg
Year: 2016
Supervisor: Elisabeth Fernell
Co-supervisor: Christopher Gillberg, MaiBritt Giacobini

2015

PhD student: Lotta Höglund Carlsson
Title: Prediagnostic and comorbidity factors in preschool children with autism
Place: Göteborg
Year: 2015
Supervisor: Elisabeth Fernell
Co-supervisor: Christopher Gillberg, Britt-Marie Anderlid, Magnus Westgren

2014

PhD student: Åsa Lundholm Hedvall
Title: Autism Spectrum Disorders in preschool children: cognitive aspects and interventions
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2014
Supervisor: Eva Billstedt,
Co-supervisor: Christopher Gillberg, Elisabeth Fernell

PhD student: Mats Johnson
Title: Non-stimulant interventions in ADHD
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2014
Supervisor: Elisabeth Fernell
Co-supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

2013

PhD student: Ida Lindblad
Title: Mild intellectual disability: diagnostic and outcome aspects
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2013
Main supervisor: Elisabeth Fernell
Co-supervisor: Christopher Gillberg, Eva Billstedt

PhD student: Mats Eriksson
Title: Autism Spectrum Disorders-Genetic Neurodevelopmental Aspects in Children with Early Diagnosis
Place: Stockholm
Year: 2013
Main supervisor: Elisabeth Fernell
Co-supervisor: Britt-Marie Anderlid, Per Åmark, Christopher Gillberg

PhD student: Gunilla Westman Andersson
Title: Autism in preschoolers: Assessment, diagnostic and gender aspects
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2013
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

PhD student: Bibbi Hagberg
Title: ESSENCE: Child and Adult Studies of Verbal and Nonverbal Skills in ASD and ADHD
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2013
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

PhD: Tomas Larson
Title: A-TAC - The Autism–Tics, ADHD and other Comorbidities inventory: studies in reliability and validity
Place: Lund
Year: 2013
Main supervisor:Thomas Nilsson
Co-supervisor: Henrik Anckarsäter, Sebastian Lundström, Nora Kerekes, Paul Lichtenstein

2012

PhD student: Maria Unenge Hallerbäck
Title: Autism and early development in adults with schizophrenia. Methodological and clinical aspects
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2012
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

PhD student: Gudrun Nygren
Title: Screening and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2012
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

PhD student: Tove Lugnegård
Title: Asperger syndrome and Schizophreniza. Psychiatric and social cognitive aspects
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2012
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

2011

PhD student: Jessica Johansson
Title: Amino acid transport and receptor binding properties in neuropsychiatric disorders using the fibroplast cell model
Place: Örebro University
Year: 2011
Main supervisor: Nikolaos Venizelos
Co-supervisor: Elisabeth Fernell

PhD student: Sebastian Lundström
Title: Autistic-like traits
Place: Lund
Year: 2011
Main supervisor: Henrik Anckarsäter
Co-supervisor: Paul Lichtenstein & Clara Gumpert

PhD student: Lena Nylander
Title: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorders in adult psychiatric patients
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2011
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg
Co-supervisor: Lars Gustafson

2010

PhD student: Svenny Kopp
Title: Girls with social and/or attention impairments
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2010
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg
Co-supervisor: Kristina Berg-Kelly

PhD student: Bertil Lundberg
Title: Erfahrenheter av stigmatisering och diskriminering bland personer med psykisk sjukdom
Place: Lund
Year: 2010
Main supervisor: Tommy Björkman
Co-supervisor: Elisabet Wentz

PhD student: Anne Karin Ullebø
Title: Epidemiology of ADHA. Screening, prevalence and phenomenology of the Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder phenotype
Place: Bergen
Year: 2010
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg
Co-supervisor: Maj-Britt Posserud & Carsten Obel

2009

PhD student: Susanna Danielsson
Title: Epilepsy and childhood autism
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2009
Main supervisor: Ingrid Olsson
Co-supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

PhD student: Anne-Berit Ekström
Title: Congenital and Childhood Myotonic Dystrophy type 1-the impact on central nervous system, visual and motor function
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2009
Main supervisor: Mar Tulinius
Co-supervisor: Elisabet Wentz

PhD student: Björn Hofvander
Title: AD/HD and autism spectrum disorders in adults
Place: Malmö
Year: 2009
Main supervisor: Henrik Anckarsäter
Co-supervisor: Maria Råstam, Thomas Nilsson & Paul Lichtenstein & Christopher Gillberg

PhD student: Jakob Åsberg
Title: Literacy and comprehension on school-ages children: Studies on autism and other developmental diabilities
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2009
Main supervisor: Annika Dahlgren Sandberg

2008

PhD student: Maj-Britt Posserud
Title: Epidemiology of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Place: Bergen
Year: 2008
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg
Co-supervisor: Astri Lundervold

2007

PhD student: Eva Billstedt
Title: Children with autism grow up. Use of the DISCO (Diagnostic Interview for Social and COmmunication disorders) in population cohorts
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2007
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg
Co-supervisor: Carina Gillberg

PhD student: My Blomqvist
Title: Oral health and behaviour in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Place: Karolinksa Institute
Year: 2007
Main supervisor: Göran Dahllöf
Co-supervisor: Elisabeth Fernell

PhD student: Mats Cederlund
Title: Boys with asperger syndrome grown up. A longitudinal follow-up study of 100 cases more than 5 years after original diagnosis
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2007
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

PhD student: Maria Johansson
Title: Autism syndromes in three behavioural phenotype conditions. A clinical psychiatric study of 76 individuals with Möbius sequence, CHARGE syndrome, and oculo-auriculo-vertebral spectrum
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2007
Main supervisor: Maria Råstam
Co-supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

PhD student: Carmela Miniscalco
Title: Language problems at 2 ½ years of age and their relationship with school-age language impairement and neuropsychiatry disorders
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2007
Main supervisor: Anette Lohmander
Co-supervisor: Monica Westerlund & Björn Kadesjö

PhD student: Lena Niklasson
Title: 22q11 deletion syndrome neuropsycholgical and neuropsychiatric correlates. A clinical study of 100 cases.
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2007
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

2006

PhD student: Katarina Lindström
Title: Long-term neurodevelopmental outcome after moderate neonatal encephalopathy and after post-term birth: Two population-based studies
Place: Karolinska Institute
Year: 2006
Main supervisor: Elisabeth Fernell
Co-supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

2004

PhD student: Dorthe Pedersen
Title: Psychopathology in Danish 8-9-year-old children: Prevalence and comorbidity assessed in a two-stepped population-based study.
Place: Odensee
Year: 2004
Main supervisor: Niels Bilenberg
Co-supervisors: Christopher Gillberg & Kirsten Hørder

2002

PhD student: Christina Kadesjö
Title: ADHD in Swedish 3-to 7-year-old children. Clinical and child rearing aspects
Place: Umeå
Year: 2002
Main supervisor: Bruno Hagglöf
Co-supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

PhD student: Henrik Söderstöm
Title: Neuropsychiatric background factors to violent crime
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2002
Main supervisor: Anders Forsman

PhD student: Sven-Olof Dahlgren
Title: Why Does the Bus Stop When I Am Not Getting Off? How children with autism, Asperger syndrome and Dysfunction in attention motor control and perception (DAMP) conceptualise the surrounding world
Place: Göteborg
Yea: 2002

2001

PhD student: Lisbeth Kortegaard
Titlle: Genetics of Eating Disorders – studied in a population based twin group
Place: Odensee
Year: 2001
Main supervisor: Kirsten Horder
Co-supervisor: Kirsten Ohm Kyvik, Christopher Gillberg

2000

PhD student: Björn Kadesjö
Title: Neuropsychiatric and neurodevelopmentla disorders in a young school-age population. Epidemiology and comorbidity in a school health perspective
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2000
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

PhD student: Agneta Nydén
Title: Autism spectrum disorders. Developmental, cognitive, and neuropsychological aspects
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2000
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg
Co-supervisor: Erland Hjelmquist

PhD student: Elisabet Wentz
Title: Ten-year outcome of anorexia nervosa with teenage onset
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 2000
Main supervisor: Maria Råstam
Co-supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

1999

PhD student: Niels Bilenberg
Title: The Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) and Related Material: Standardization and Validation in Danish Population Based and Clinically Based Samples.
Place of publication: Odensee
Year of publication: 1999
Main supervisor: Kirsten Hørder
Secondary supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

PhD student: Solveig Ervik
Title: Læring hos ungdom med Asperger syndrom. En analyse av læringsprosessens innhold og kontekstuelle relasjoner basert på fem kasusstudier.
Place of publication: Oslo
Year: 1999
Main supervisor: Edvard Befring
Secondary supervisor: Christiopher Gillberg

PhD student: Magnus Landgren
Title: Deficits in Attention, Motor control and Perception-DAMP. Epidemiologic, Etiologic, Diagnostic and Learning Aspects
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 1999
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

1998

PhD student: Tord Ivarsson
Title: Depression and Depressive Symptoms in Adolescene: Clinical and epidemiological Studies
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 1998
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

PhD student: Arne Åkefeldt
Title: Prader-Willi Syndrome. Epidemiological, behavioural, language and neurochemical aspects
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 1998
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg & Jan-Eric Månsson

1997

PhD student: Stephan Ehlers
Title: Asperger syndrome: Epidemiological, cognitive, language and neurobiological aspects
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 1997
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

PhD student: Viviann Nordin
Title: Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children with Mental and Physical Disabilities. Epidemiological, Diagnostic and Neurobiological Aspects
Year: Gothenburg
Year: 1997
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

1994

PhD student: Lars Hellgren
Title: Psychiatric disorders in adolescence. Longitudinal follow-up studies of adolescent onset psychoses and childhood onset deficits in attention motor control and perception
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 1994
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

1990

PhD student: Maria Råstam
Title: Anorexia nervosa in Swedish urban teenagers
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 1990
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

PhD student: Suzanne Steffenburg
Title: Neurobiological correlates of autism
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 1990
Main supervisor: Christopher Gillberg

1987

PhD student: Carina Gillberg
Title: Deficits in attention, motor control and perception. Follow-up from pre-school to the early teens
Place: Uppsala
Year: 1987
Main supervisor: Max Frisk

1982

PhD student: Peder Rasmussen
Title: Neuropediatric aspects of seven-year-old children with perceptual, motor and attention deficits
Place: Gothenburg
Year: 1982
Main supervisor: Olle Hansson

1981

PhD student: Christopher Gillberg
Title: Neuropsychiatric aspects of perceptual, motor and attentional deficits in seven-year-old Swedish children
Place: Uppsala
Year: 1981
Main supervisor: Max Frisk