Ida Karlsson 2023

Ida Karlsson

PhD student

Doctoral student at the Unit of Intervention & Implementation Research for Worker Health.

Research description

The aim of my doctoral studies is to evaluate the effectiveness and the ethics of a problem-solving intervention with workplace involvement in primary health care for an employed population on sickness absence due to common mental disorders (PROSA).

The primary outcome is an effectiveness evaluation where we compare the number of registered sickness absence days for the intervention and a control group that receives usual care during an 18-month follow-up period. Furthermore, a process evaluation is carried out where we look at 'fidelity', the ethical aspect of using the intervention and facilitators of and barriers to participate in the intervention will be explored.



  • MSc Epidemiology (2017-2018). LSHTM (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
  • MSc Public Health and Health Economics (2015-2017). Gothenburg University
  • BS Nursing (2007-2010). University of Skovde