Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology

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      Jan Waldenströms gata 35, CRC, hus 28 plan 11

      205 02 Malmö


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      Jan Waldenströms gata 35, CRC, hus 28 plan 11

      205 02 Malmö


    Unit profile


    The research group led by Professor Kristina Sundquist is based within a dynamic research institute, the CPF (Center for Primary Health Care Research) that was founded on four pillars: clinical, epidemiologic, social science, and experimental research. The research performed by the group is both clinical and epidemiologic, and its main focus is to answer primary health care-related questions. Key research areas: anxiety and depression, epidemiological research on major diseases, and how migration and living conditions affect people’s health. Furthermore, to study the effect of mindfulness and compassion on psychiatric disorders common in primary health care in adults and to analyze the long-term preventive effect of mindfulness and compassion in children. The research group has excellent computing capacity, performing epidemiological studies using Swedish national data with precise methods. The group also analyze blood samples and explore molecular mechanisms.

    UKÄ subject classification

    • Family Medicine
    • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems
    • Health Care Service and Management, Health Policy and Services and Health Economy
    • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
    • Psychiatry

    Free keywords

    • Migration
    • epidemiology
    • suicide

    UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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