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With an interest in mood disorders, Hans-Peter Mofors has for the last two decades been the head of the bipolar outpatient clinic at the Karolinska Hospital, Solna. In recent years, he works part time clinically and also as a medical expert in court trials dealing with coercive and forensic psychiatric care. He is the former chairman of the Swedish Psychiatric Association and has since 2012 been the chief editor of The Nordic Psychiatrist.

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The unbearable uncertainty of being. Is psychiatry the cure?
Uncertainty is a part of life, perhaps one of the few things we truly have knowledge about. We all must come to terms with the fact that...
Doubt as a driving force in OCD
Interview with Diana Pascal, expert of OCD.
Editor word: Issue 1 2024
How many patients suffer from bipolar disorder? Or ADHD or any other well-defined psychiatric condition. Do they also suffer from...
Editor word: Issue 2 2023
Starting around the mid-nineteenth century, psychiatrists were referred to as "alienists." It was the alienist's job to study, understand...
Interview with Lina Martinsson, Head of Psykiatri Sydväst, SLSO
Psykiatri Sydväst (PSV) is a clinic located at Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge twenty kilometers south of the center of...
A week in psychiatry with Hans-Peter Mofors
This time, Hans-Peter Mofors gladly agreed to describe his work week.
“Hired” doctors in Sweden – a coin with two sides
Interview with Christian Törnqvist from the Swedish Association of Local Authorities (SALAR).
Editor word: Issue 1 2023
I work all night, I work all day to pay the bills I have to pay. Ain’t it sad? And still there never seems to be a single penny left for...
In memoriam: Ola Marstein
It is with great sadness that I inform you that our dear colleague and friend Ola Marstein has passed away.
Editor word: Issue 2 2022
The title of this issue, Perinatal health, refers to the first 1001 days of a human being, namely from conception until a child is two...
The Nordic Psychiatrist turns ten!
Did you know that Nordic psychiatric collaboration is very old? It dates back 1906, at that time it was named The Scandinavian...
Editor word: Issue 1 2022
When I started writing this issue's editorial, I was on my way home from the meeting, where we planned the content for this issue...
War and music
Music has always played a big role when it comes to war. In wartime, it has been used as propaganda, to increase nationalistic sentiment...
About good leadership
Interview with Tobias Nordin, who was named the “Healthcare leader of the future” in 2014.
Editor word: Issue 2 2021
In this issue of “The Nordic Psychiatrist” we will focus on different aspects of leadership. What are the characteristics of a good leader?
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation – an underused treatment for depression?
Interview with Carl-Johan Ekman.
Current and novel approaches to antipsychotics
Interview with Holger Arthur.
Editor word: Issue 1 2021
“Connecting Minds" is the theme for this year's Nordic Congress of Psychiatry. The theme, which was decided several years ago, has taken...
Editor word: Issue 2 2020
Dear colleague, we are indeed living in different and special times. Never has any of us experienced these new circumstances when our...
About the Importance of the Environment and the Individual's Resilience
Interview with Marie Åsberg, Professor Emeritus KI.

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