Beatrice Nyström

PhD, Lic. psychologist, affiliated with the university

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Medical and Health Sciences
  • Social Sciences


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


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.

Ihave 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

Temperamental influences on risk-taking during middle childhood.

Mental health in children within pediatric care.

Devlopment of a functional screening tool for mental health within pediatric care. 

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

Contact me

Do not hesitate to contact me with any questions.

Recent research outputs

Beatrice Nystrom & Hans Bengtsson, 2017 Dec 1, In : Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 58, 6, p. 477-484 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Beatrice Nyström, 2017, 1 ed. Lund. 103 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis (compilation)

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