Jag är legitimerad psykolog och Med Dr/forskare på Centrum för psykiatriforskning.

Olof Molander

Postdoctoral studies

About me

I am a clinical psychologist and PhD working at the Center for Psychiatry Research, Stockholm. 

Research description

My research involves measurement and treatment procedures for problem gambling and gambling disorder.

Molander, O., Bjureberg, J., Sahlin, H. et al. Integrated cognitive behavioral treatment for substance use and depressive symptoms: a homeless case series and feasibility study. Pilot Feasibility Stud 9, 76 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-023-01305-2

Molander, O., Månsson, V., Berman, A. H., Grant, J. E., & Wennberg, P. (2023). Assessing Gambling Disorder Using Semistructured Interviews or Self-Report? Evaluation of the Structured Clinical Interview for Gambling Disorder Among Swedish Gamblers. Assessment, 0(0). https://doi.org/10.1177/10731911221147038

Molander, O., & Wennberg, P. (2022). Assessing severity of problem gambling–confirmatory factor and Rasch analysis of three gambling measures. International Gambling Studies, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1080/14459795.2022.2149834

Molander, O., Ramnerö, J., Bjureberg, J. et al. What to target in cognitive behavioral treatment for gambling disorder—A qualitative study of clinically relevant behaviors. BMC Psychiatry 22, 510 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-022-04152-2

Molander, O., Wennberg, P., & Berman, A. H. (2021). The Gambling Disorders Identification Test (GDIT): Psychometric Evaluation of a New Comprehensive Measure for Gambling Disorder and Problem Gambling. Assessment, 10731911211046044. https://doi.org/10.1177/10731911211046045.

Molander, O., Volberg, R., Månsson, V., Sundqvist, K., Wennberg, P., & Berman, A. H. (2021). Development of the Gambling Disorder Identification Test: Results from an international Delphi and consensus process. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research30(2), e1865.

Molander, O., Lindner, P., Ramnerö, J., Bjureberg, J., Carlbring, P., & Berman, A. H. (2020). Internet-based cognitive behavior therapy for problem gambling in routine care: Protocol for a non-randomized pilot and feasibility trial. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 6(1), 106. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-020-00647-5

Molander, O., Volberg, R., Sundqvist, K., Wennberg, P., Månsson, V., & Berman, A. H. (2019). Development of the Gambling Disorder Identification Test (G-DIT): Protocol for a Delphi Method Study. JMIR Research Protocols, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.2196/12006

Wall, H., Kristiansen, S., Molander, O., Forsström, D., & Marionneau, V. (2023). Gambling helpline contacts during COVID-19-related availability restrictions: An interrupted time series analysis. Public Health, 224, 14–19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2023.08.013

Bjureberg, J., Ojala, O., Berg, A., Edvardsson, E., Kolbeinsson, Ö., Molander, O., Morin, E., Nordgren, L., Palme, K., Särnholm, J., Wedin, L., Rück, C., Gross, J. J., & Hesser, H. (2022). Targeting maladaptive anger with brief therapist-supported internet-delivered emotion regulation treatments: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/ccp0000769

Andersson, C., Bendtsen, M., Molander, O., Lindner, P., Granlund, L., Topooco, N., Engström, K., Lindfors, P., & Berman, A. H. (2022). Academic self-efficacy: Associations with self-reported COVID-19 symptoms, mental health, and trust in universities’ management of the pandemic-induced university lockdown. Journal of American College Health, 1–6. https://doi.org/10.1080/07448481.2022.2145893

Andersson, C., Bendtsen, M., Molander, Oet al. Symptoms of COVID-19 contagion in different social contexts in association to self-reported symptoms, mental health and study capacity in Swedish university students. BMC Res Notes 15, 131 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-022-06009-z

Månsson, V., Molander, O., Carlbring, P. et al. Emotion regulation-enhanced group treatment for gambling disorder: a non-randomized pilot trial. BMC Psychiatry 22, 16 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-021-03630-3

Andersson, C., Bendtsen, M., Molander, O. et al. Associations between compliance with covid-19 public health recommendations and perceived contagion in others: a self-report study in Swedish university students. BMC Res Notes 14, 429 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-021-05848-6

Hedman-Lagerlöf, E., Fust, J., Axelsson, E., Bonnert, M., Lalouni, M., Molander, O., Agrell, P., Bergman, A., Lindefors, N., & Bradley, M. (2021). Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Atopic Dermatitis: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Dermatology. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.1450

Andersson, C., Bendtsen, M., Lindfors, P., Molander, O., Lindner, P., Topooco, N., ... & Berman, A. H. (2021). Does the management of personal integrity information lead to differing participation rates and response patterns in mental health surveys with young adults? A three‐armed methodological experiment. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, e1891.

Berman, A. H., Bendtsen, M., Molander, O., Lindfors, P., Lindner, P., Granlund, L., Topooco, N., Engström, K., & Andersson, C. (2021). Compliance with recommendations limiting COVID-19 contagion among university students in Sweden: Associations with self-reported symptoms, mental health and academic self-efficacy. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 14034948211027824. https://doi.org/10.1177/14034948211027824

Berman, A. H., Molander, O., Tahir, M., Törnblom, P., Gajecki, M., Sinadinovic, K., & Andersson, C. (2020). Reducing Risky Alcohol Use via Smartphone App Skills Training Among Adult Internet Help-Seekers: A Randomized Pilot Trial. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00434

Ramnerö, J., Molander, O., Lindner, P., & Carlbring, P. (2019). What can be learned about gambling from a learning perspective? A narrative review. Nordic Psychology, 1–20.

Ly, K. H., Topooco, N., Cederlund, H., Wallin, A., Bergstrom, J., Molander, O., Carlbring, P., & Andersson, G. (2015). Smartphone-Supported versus Full Behavioural Activation for Depression: A Randomised Controlled Trial.(Report). 10(5). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0126559v