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educator , Psychiatrist

Sven Jonas Dencker, Swedish psychiatrist, educator. Recipient Annie Fasth's award, 1993. Member of Swedish Psychiatric Association (honorary), Scandinavian College Neuro-Psycho Pharmacology, Copenhagen (honorary), The Royal Bachelors' Club.

Background

Dencker, Sven Jonas was born on April 18, 1922 in Sköldinge, Sweden. Son of Nils Henning and Majken Carin (Janzon) Dencker.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Lund, Sweden, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy, University Lund, Sweden, 1958.

Career

Assistant physician Department Internal Medicine, Malmö, Sweden, 1950-1951, Department Psychiatry, Lund, 1951-1959, Department Neurology, Lund, 1959-1962. Assistant professor University Lund, 1963, professor honorary, since 1985. Director department II Lillhagen Hospital, Göteborg, Sweden, 1963-1987, 92-93.

Expert Supreme Society Insurance Court, Sweden, 1970-1987. Consultant in pharmaceutical industry, 1987-2000. Private practice, since 2000.

Membership

Member of Swedish Psychiatric Association (honorary), Scandinavian College Neuro-Psycho Pharmacology, Copenhagen (honorary), The Royal Bachelors' Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Opera music, fiction reading, gardening.

Connections

Married Solveig Gerd Annie Bengtsson (divorced 1970). Children: Nils, Anna, Per, Lars. Married Karina Margareta Gårdbäck, June 1, 1974.

father:
Nils Henning Dencker

mother:
Majken Carin (Janzon) Dencker

spouses:
Solveig Gerd Annie Bengtsson

Karina Margareta Gårdbäck

children:
Nils Dencker

Anna Dencker

Per Dencker

Lars Dencker