Bachelor, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1972. Master of Arts, University Umeå, Sweden, 1974. Division of Medical Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Sweden, 1986.
Clinician department psychiatry, Sundsvall, Stockholm clinician department psychiatry, Huddinge, 1974-1985, 93; researcher, Occupl. Health Svc., Stockholm, 1986-1987; researcher department stress research, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1987-1993; associate professor, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, since 1992; head unit for immigrant environmental and health, National Institute for Psychosocial Factors and Health, Stockholm, since 1994. Consultant Swedish Save the Children, 1987-1993, United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, 1993-1996, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 1995, 1998.
Member American Psychological Association, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, World Federation for Mental Health (chair international committee on refugees and other migrants since 1997).
1 child, Sara.