Clara Hellner

Adjunct professor

About me

Adjunct Professor and licensed specialist in child and adolescent psychiatry. 2012-2017 Director of Centre for Psychiatry Research, the unit for research, education and development of clinical psychiatry in Stockholm ( Since October 2017 R&D Director at Stockholm County Health Care Area.

Research description

My research is focused on problems associated with impulsivity and emotion regulation and its associated negative outcomes in adolescence and young adulthood (substance use, problem gambling, antisocial behavior, disruptive behaviors as well as self harm and harm against others).


Medical degree from Karolinska Institutet in 1987, PhD from the same university 2001. Licensed to practice medicine in 1992, specialist degree in child and adolescent psychiatry in 2003.