Anna-Clara Hollander is a researcher and clinical psychologist studying how refugee-experiences and migration affects psychiatric morbidity and mortality and utilisation of psychiatric care.
Anna-Clara Hollander is a researcher and clinical psychologist (leg. psykolog). Anna-Clara received her PhD in psychiatric epidemiology in 2013 and is now active in the research group https://ki.se/en/gph/epidemiology-of-psychiatric-conditions-substance-use-and-social-environment-epicss (EPICSS) focusing on migrant mental health. Anna-Clara has lived and worked in Tajikistan 2006-2008 studying PTSD and depression after their civil war and spent time as post doc at the Division of Psychiatry, University College London.
Anna-Clara is now using population register-based approaches to study how refugee-experiences and migration affects psychiatric morbidity and mortality and utilisation of psychiatric care (https://ki.se/en/phs/psychiatry-sweden-the-register-linkage-epicss-group). In addition to the register-based epidemiology, Anna-Clara has also been using field epidemiological methods to study undocumented migrants and been leading various validation studies of diagnose in psychiatry registers.
Anna-Clara is teaching the subjects Migrant health, Migrants mental health, Global mental health and Ethnicity and health at the bachelor, master and PhD-level at the Karolinska Institutet.
Academic honours, awards and prizes
Anna-Clara Hollander's research awarded her the European Psychiatric Association Research Prizes 2017 in the category “Biological correlates and treatments of mental disorders”.