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Centre for Ethics, Law and Mental Health

Centre for Ethics, Law and Mental Health conducts, supports and disseminates research about mental disorders, aggressive behaviour and moral and legal responsibility in an inter-disciplinary framework. The centre is a collaboration between University of Gothenburg, The National Board of Forensic Medicine, Swedish Prison and Probation Service, and The Forensic Psychiatric Clinic, Sahlgrenska University Hospital.

The aims of the Centre are to:

  • stimulate inter-disciplinary research within the area
  • support national and international scientific exchange
  • offer education and tutoring for graduate and post-graduate students
  • interact with the governmental organisations responsible for adolescent and adult criminal offenders with mental health problems
  • inform the public about up-to-date research within the area


Recently published by coworkers at the Celam

New article:

  • Hedvig Krona; Marielle Nyman; Helena Andreasson; Nicolas Vicencio; Henrik Anckarsäter; Märta Wallinius; Thomas Nilsson; Björn Hofvander (2016).
    Mentally disordered offenders in Sweden: differentiating recidivists from non-recidivists in a 10-year follow-up study 08039488, GUP 248138

New article:

  • Ola Ståhlberg; Sofia Boman; Christina Robertsson; Nora Kerekes; Henrik Anckarsäter; Thomas Nilsson (2016).
    A 3-year follow-up study of Swedish youths committed to juvenile institutions: Frequent occurrence of criminality and health care use regardless of drug abuse 0160-2527, GUP 248137

New article:

  • Malin Björnsdotter (2016).
    Brain Processing of CT-Targeted Stimulation , GUP 247583

New article:

  • Agnieszka Butwicka; Niklas Långström; Henrik Larsson; Sebastian Lundström; Eva Serlachius; Catarina Almqvist; Louise Frisén; Paul Lichtenstein (2016).
    Increased Risk for Substance Use-Related Problems in Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Population-Based Cohort Study. 1573-3432, GUP 246319

New article:

  • Eirini Alexiou; Alessio Degl'Innocenti; A. Kullgren; Helle Wijk (2016).
    The impact of facility relocation on patients' perceptions of ward atmosphere and quality of received forensic psychiatric care 1752-928X, GUP 242821

New article:

  • Monika Davidovic; Emma H. Jönsson; H. Olausson; Malin Björnsdotter (2016).
    Posterior Superior Temporal Sulcus Responses Predict Perceived Pleasantness of Skin Stroking 1662-5161, GUP 242693


New article:

  • G. D. Bjarnadottir; A. Magnusson; B. O. Rafnar; E. Sigurdsson; Steinn Steingrimsson; M. Johannsson; H. Bragadottir; H. M. Haraldsson (2016).
    Intravenous Use of Prescription Psychostimulants; A Comparison of the Pattern and Subjective Experience between Different Methylphenidate Preparations, Amphetamine and Cocaine 1022-6877, GUP 242057

New article:

  • Christian Munthe (2016).
    Precautionary Principle , GUP 241215

New article:

  • Christian Munthe (2016).
    Conscientious refusal in healthcare: the Swedish solution 0306-6800, GUP 241183



Topical Links

  • Managing Ethical Challenges to Mental Health Research in Post-Conflict Settings
    Article in Developing World Bioethics April -16
  • Genetic background of extreme violent behavior
    In developed countries, the majority of all violent crime is committed by a small group of antisocial recidivistic offenders, but no genes have been shown to contribute to recidivistic violent offending or severe violent behavior, such as homicide.
    Article in Molecular Psychiatry nr. 20 -15
  • Cortical and Subcortical Gray Matter Volume in Youths With Conduct Problems
    Article in JAMA Psychiatry. 2016;73(1):64-72


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