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Psychiatrist , researcher

Tom Krisman Kule Palmstierna, Swedish psychiatrist, researcher. Authorized physician, 1985, psychiatrist, 1989. Grantee Gadelius Fund for Psychiatric Research, 1985, Swedish Week Environment Fund for Psychiatric Research, 1986, Lundbeck Foundation for Psychiatric Research, 1989, Research Fund of Swedish Board for Invol. Treatment Drug Addicts for Research, 2000, Swedish Government Mobilization Agency Against Drugs Research Fund, 2003.


Palmstierna, Tom Krisman Kule was born on February 26, 1956 in Solna, Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Hans Allan Kule and Lena (Jovinge) Palmstierna.


Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1983. Degree in psychotherapy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1992.


Resident in geriatrics Geriatric Clinic, Sõdertälje, Sweden, 1980-1981. Resident in psychiatry Psychiatric Clinic, Huddinge, Sweden, 1981-1982. Resident in general medicine General Hospital, Västerås, Sweden, 1983-1985.

Resident in psychiatry Psychiatric Clinic, 1985-1989. Medical head of psychiatric dependency unit Västerås General Hospital, 1989-1991. Senior psychiatrist Arboga Outpatient Clinic, 1990-1994.

Senior psychiatrist and psychiatric researcher Psychiatric Dependency Clinic, St. Goran's Hospital, Stockholm, since 1993. Head of acute and community based dependency treatment Center for Dependency Disorders, Karolinska Institute, since 1996. Consultant psychiatrist Treatment Facility Organization of Swedish Client Organization for Former Drug Addicts, 1989-1991, Stockholm City Council Treatment Bureau for Drug Addicts, 1990-1994, Swedish Board for Involuntary Treatment of Drug Addicts, 1994-2000, medical adviser Southwest board of Involuntary Treatment of Drug Addicts.

Science secretary 1st European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry, 1992, president, organizer 2d, 2001, 3d, 2003. Member executive committee European Violence in Psychiatry Research Group, 2000-2004. Special consultant in alcohol dependency Stockholm County Councils, 2001-2003, special consultant in drug dependency, Sthler County Council, since 2003.


  • Authorized physician, 1985, psychiatrist, 1989.


Married Toril Dybvig, October 20, 1979. Children: Caroline, Hans, Christian, Anna, Magnus.

Hans Allan Kule Palmstierna

Lena (Jovinge) Palmstierna

Toril Dybvig

Caroline Palmstierna

Hans Palmstierna

Christian Palmstierna

Anna Palmstierna

Magnus Palmstierna