The area Health promotion and behaviour includes research about the effectiveness of interventions for increasing knowledge, motivation and conditions for individuals to change their living habits.  It includes prevention and health promotion, as well as rehabilitation and follow up studies of patient groups.

Research about mental health and how conditions in everyday life and family circumstances can affect health is evaluated by this panel.

Key concepts

  • Prevention and health promotion
  • Living habits- attitudes and behaviour
  • Rehabilitation, follow up studies of patient groups
  • Mental health (not work related)

Members of the Scientific panel

  • Chairperson

  • Peter Friberg

    Department of molecular and clinical medicine, University of Gothenburg

  • Members

  • Claudia Fahlke

    Department of psychology, University of Gothenburg

  • Siri Forsmo

    Department of Public Health and General Practice, NTNU, Trondheim

  • Bjørn Heine Strand

    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo

  • Göran Henriksson

    Region Västra Götaland

  • Anna-Karin Hurtig

    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå university

  • Lars Iversen

    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of southern Denmark

  • Rosemarie Klefsgård

    Skåne university hospital

  • Maria Rosvall

    Department of Clinical sciences samt Centre for Economic Demography, Lund university

  • Sakari Suominen

    Public health, University of Turku