Research subject Clinical psychology
Clinical psychology refers to professional activities that aim to prevent, cure and alleviate human suffering and mental components of ill health, as well as systematic exploration of the origin, development, diagnosis, assessment, treatment and prevention of clinical mental conditions.
Clinical psychology can be defined as the systematic study of the origin, development, diagnosis, assessment and treatment and prevention of clinical conditions.
Source: The Swedish National Committee for Psychological Sciences
The Division of Clinical Psychology at the Department of Psychology conducts research and organizes undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral studies in the area of clinical psychology.
Related research subjectPsychology
Christopher Richard Francis Sundström
Courses and programmes
The following courses on basic and advanced levels are mainly in the area of clinical psychology.
Please note the elegibility demands, which in some cases may include being admitted to an education programme.
For information about studying at the PhD level and finding courses in the area of clinical psychology, see the page Courses and programmes.
Between 5 and 10 PhD students study clinical psychology at the Department of Psychology, often leading to at least one new doctoral dissertation every year.
Departments and centres
The research in this subject at Stockholm University is mainly done within the Division of Clinical Psychology at the Department of Psychology. The research done within the Stockholm University Psychology Clinic is also within this subject.Department of Psychology Stockholm University Psychology Clinic