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Kristoffer Månsson

Postdoctoral researcher

About me

  • Assistant professor at Karolinska Institutet (starting 2022)
  • International postdoctoral fellow via the Swedish Research Council: Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, US (2021-2022)
  • International postdoctoral fellow via the Swedish Research Council: Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin Germany (2019-2021)
  • Study director, research school in clinical psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet (2017-2020)
  • Postdoctoral fellow, Stockholm University (2017-2019)
  • PhD, Linköping University (2011-2016)

Research description

Highlighted preprints

Månsson, K.N.T., Waschke, L., Manzouri, A., Furmark, T., Fischer, H., Garrett, D.G. (2021) Moment-to-moment brain signal variability reliably predicts psychiatric treatment outcome. medRxiv, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.02.17.21251814

 

Highlighted publication

Månsson, K.N.T., Lueken, U. & Frick, A. Enriching CBT by Neuroscience: Novel Avenues to Achieve Personalized Treatments. J Cogn Ther (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s41811-020-00089-0

Månsson, K. N. T., Cortes, D. S., Manzouri, A., Li, T.-Q., Hau, S., & Fischer, H. (2020). Viewing Pictures Triggers Rapid Morphological Enlargement in the Human Visual Cortex. Cerebral Cortex , 30(3), 851–857. https://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhz131

Månsson, K. N. T., Lindqvist, D., Yang, L., Svanborg, C., Isung, J., Nilsonne, G., Bergman Nordgren, L., El Alaoui, S., Hedman-Lagerlöf, E., Kraepelien, M., Högström, J., Andersson, G., Boraxbekk, CJ., Fischer, H., Lavebratt, C., Wolkowitz, O., Furmark, T. (2019) Improvement in indices of cellular protection after psychological treatment for social anxiety disorder. Translational Psychiatry, 9, 340. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41398-019-0668-2

Månsson, K. N. T., Salami, A., Frick, A., Carlbring, P., Andersson, G., Furmark, T., Boraxbekk, C. J. (2016). Neuroplasticity in response to cognitive behavior therapy for social anxiety disorder. Translational Psychiatry, 6:e727. doi:10.1038/tp.2015.218

Månsson, K. N. T., Frick, A., Boraxbekk, C. J., Marquand, A. F., Williams, S. C., Carlbring, P., Andersson, G., & Furmark, T. (2015). Predicting long-term outcome of cognitive behavior therapy for social anxiety disorder using fMRI and support vector machines. Translational Psychiatry, 5:e530. doi:10.1038/tp.2015.22

 

Recent poster presentations

Månsson, KNT., Furmark, T., Fischer, H., Garrett, G.D. (2020) Moment-to-moment variability in the visual cortex robustly predicts response to psychological treatment in anxiety disordered patients. Talk at the Alpine Brain Imaging Meeting, Champéry, Switzerland, 12-16 January.

Månsson KNT., Lindqvist D., Wolkowitz, O., Nilsonne, G., Isung, I., Svanborg, C., Boraxbekk, CJ., Fischer, H., Lavebratt, C., Furmark, T. (2018) Can psychological treatment slow down cellular aging in social anxiety disorder? An intervention study evaluating changes in leukocyte telomere length and telomerase activity. In: Abstracts from the 73rd annual conference of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, 10th to 12th May, New York, New York, USA: SOBP

Månsson KNT., Garrett, DD., Wiegert, S., Manzouri, A., Furmark, T., Fischer, H. (2018). Affective brain signal variability separates social anxiety disorder patients from healthy individuals. In: Abstracts from the 73rd annual conference of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, 10th to 12th May, New York, New York, USA: SOBP

Månsson, KNT., Wager, TD, Isacsson, N., Kolbeinsson, Ö., Andersson, G., Fischer, H., Furmark, T. (2018). Temporal dynamics in the treatment of social anxiety - Neural changes occur early and precede clinical improvement. In: Abstracts from the 73rd annual conference of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, 10th to 12th May, New York, New York, USA: SOBP

Teaching portfolio

Study director for the research school in clinical psychiatry at the Center for Psychiatry Research (2017-2020). Regularly teach methods in cognitive behavior therapy for clinical psychologists.

Education

PhD (2016, Linköping University), Clinical psychologist (2012, Umeå University)

Academic honours, awards and prizes

  • Awarded the best scientific talk at the Alpine Brain Imaging Meeting, Champéry, Switzerland, 2020
  • Nominated (2018, Uppsala University; 2019, Karolinska Institutet) as an outstanding young researcher in psychology to the Swedish National Committee for Psychological Sciences. 
  • Awarded the Aaron T Beck student scholarship in 2013.
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