Asgeir R. Helgason
I have been an Associate Professor (Docent) in Psychology at Karolinska Institutet from 2002. Presently working in the field of Psychology at the Centre for Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Stockholm County Council Health Services, with research affiliation as Adjunct senior lecturer (Universitetslektor) in Social Medicine at Karolinska Institutet.
Main present research projects are:
i) Palliative end-of-life care, with focus on male patients and methods for communication between patients, significant others and health care personnel.
ii) Scientific development and evaluation of smoking cessation programs including the Swedish National Quitline (Sluta-Röka-Linjen).
iii) Sexual function and its relation to quality of life in men.
iv) Electronic screen use and symptoms in children.