Beatrice Nyström

Beatrice Nyström

PhD, Lic. psychologist, Senior lecturer

Personal profile


I work as an associate professor in developmental psychology at the Dept of Psychology, Lund University. I teach at the MSc progamme for future psychologists and really enjoy teaching. Currently, alongside traditional lectures, I supervise on clinical courses as well as on report writing.

I have a PhD in Psychology from Lund University. In the beginning of 2017, I defended my thesis "Temperamental influences on risk-taking during middle childhood". I am also a licensed Psychologist with a background as a clinician in schools and in maternal- and children healthcare. Currently, alongside teaching at the university, I work part time as a clinical psychologist within pediatric medicine in Helsingborgs Lasarett. In my clinical work, I take a special interest in children with heart disease, children with epilepsy, and also small children with feeding disorder.

Topic of research

Mental health in children within pediatric care.

Longitudial follow-up of self-reported psychological well-being in swedish school children. 


Temperamental influences on risk-taking during middle childhood.

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UKÄ subject classification

  • Medical and Health Sciences
  • Social Sciences

Free keywords

  • temperament, motivational systems, risk-taking, effortful control

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