Doctor of Medicine, Umeå University, Sweden, 1973. Doctor in Medicine, Umeå University, Sweden, 1983.
Resident department psychiatry Umeå Mental Hospital, 1973-1974. Resident child and adolescent psychiatry Umeå University, 1974-1977, resident psychiatry, 1977, resident pediatrics, 1977-1978, assistant head physician department child and adolescent psychiatry, 1980-1983, assistant lecturer department psychiatric medical faculty, 1983-1985, head physician department child and adolescent psychiatry, 1985-1988, associate professor department child and adolescent psychiatry, 1986-1988, acting professor, 1988-1990. Associate professor department child and adolescent psychiatry Uppsala University, 1990-1993, professor child and adolescent psychiatry, since 1993, member medical and pharmaceutical faculty board directors, since 1996.
Senior researcher Swedish medical research board Uppsala University, since 1990, expert committee for psychiatry Swedish medical board, 1990. Science advisor child and adolescent psychiatry Swedish Board Health, since 1994. Board directors Medical Research Council.
Member Swedish Society Alcohol and Drug Research (board directors 1986-1992), Swedish Medical Association, Swedish Committee for the Prevention and Treatment of Depression, Swedish Association Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Swedish Association Psychiatry, Scandinavian Association Biological Psychiatry, Scandinavian College Neuropsychopharmacology (secretary board directors 1992-1998).
Married Lars Ingemar von Knorring, January 8, 1967. Children: Marika, Björn.