Bachelor, Universität Würzburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1975. Master of Science, University Umeå, Sweden, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, University UmeÅ, Sweden, 1985.
Research associate department psychiatry University Umeå, Sweden, 1978-1985. Associate professor medical psychology University UmeÅ, since 1987. Head department psychiatry University Umeå, Umeå, Sweden, since 1987.
Member Swedish Association Behavioral Medicine, International Association Scientists Against Nuclear Arms.
Married Carina Ringmor Nyström. Children: Linnéa, Eric, Simon.