Birgitta Edlund

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Email: Birgitta Edlund
Telephone: +46184716650
Fax: +46184716675
University:

  • Senior Lecturer in Caring Sciences
  • Assistant Head at the Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences

Nursing

Nursing and public health, psychiatry/children, adolescents and young adults

  • Chair of the Committee for the Nursing Programmes
  • Member of the Education Committee at the Faculty of Medicine
  • Member of the Board of the Faculty of Educational Sciences,Uppsala University
  • Member of the Steering Group for the Clinical Training Centre,Akademiska Sjukhuset, Uppsala
Teaching interests related to Caring Science

Caring Science, quantitative methodologies, global health, public health

Research interests related to Caring Science

Public health, Nutrition, Socio cultural perspective

  • Editorial/referee member for the journal of Vård I Norden
  • Referee member for the journal BMC Public Health
  • Member of the Child Health and Nutrition Knowledge Network
  • Westerberg, J., Edlund. B., & Ghaderi, A. (2008). A 2-Year longitudinal study of eating attitudes, BMI, perfectionism, asceticism and family climate in adolescent girls and their parents. Eating and Weight Disorders,13, 64-72.
  • Gustafsson, S.A., Edlund. B,, Kjellin, L., & Norring, C. (2009). Risk and Protective Factors for Disturbed Eating in Adolescent Girls – Aspects of Perfectionism and Attitudes to Eating and Weight. Eur. Eat. Disorders Rev. 17(5) 1–10.
  • Gustafsson, S.A., Edlund. B,, Dalén, J., Kjellin, L., & Norring, C. (2010) Perceived expectations in daily life among adolescent girls with an eating disorder- a phenomenographic study. Eating Disorders-The Journal of treatment and prevention,18:1.25-42.
  • Westerberg, J., Edlund. B., & Ghaderi, A. (2010) Attitudes to dieting and lifestyle behaviour in a longitudinal perspective in adolescent girls. European Eating Disorders Review. 18, 207-219.
  • Stenhammar, C., Olsson,G.M., Bahmanyar, S., Hulting, A-L, Wettergren, B & Edlund, B., & Montgomery, S.M (2010). Maternal psychosocial stress and body mass among infants. Acta Peadiatrica 99(8),1205-12
  • Westerberg, J., Edlund. B., & Ghaderi, A. Risk and Protective Factors for Disturbed Eating: A 7-Year Longitudinal Study of Eating Attitudes and Psychological factors in Adolescent Girls and their Parents. In press Eating and Weight Disorders.
  • Gustafsson, S.A., Edlund. B,, Kjellin, L., & Norring, C. 2010. Psychological characteristics measured by EDI-C as predictors of disordered eating in adolescent girls. International Journal of Women´s Health, 2, 375-379.
  • Stenhammar, C., Bokström, P., Edlund, B.,& Sarkadi, A. How to conduct postal questionnaire effectively: an empirical study of three different appoaches. Accepted for publication in Journal of Clinical Epidemiology after revision.
  • Stenhammar, C., Wells M.,Wettergren,B., Edlund, B., & Sarkadi, Anna. Parental experience of obstacles and desired support for children´s healthy lifestyle. Submitted for publication.
  • Gustafsson, S.A., Edlund. B,, Dalén, J., Kjellin, L., & Norring, C. How to handle expectations in daily life-perceptions of adolescent girls suffering from eating disorders. Submitted for publication.