Stockholm Psychiatry Lectures proudly presents Eiko Fried and Elias Eriksson.

"What is depression? Taking a closer look at a highly problematic clinical phenotype"

Eiko Fried, Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology at Leiden University, The Netherlands. Dr Fried investigates individual symptoms of mental disorders and their causal relations, a framework termed Symptomics. Dr Fried is interested in four aspects of psychopathology research: measurement (how to best assess whether someone is ill), modeling (what statistical models are most appropriate to model psychopathology), ontology (what are mental disorders) and nosology (how do we best classify them).

”The antidepressant controversy”

Elias Eriksson, Professor, Department of Pharmacology at University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Dr Eriksson conducts preclinical and clinical research in the field of psychopharmacology with special focus on the use and mechanism of action of antidepressants. He is the secretary of the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology.


  • 13:00 Nitya Jayaram-Lindström, Director, Centre for Psychiatry Research
  • 13:15 Eiko Fried
  • 14:15 Elias Eriksson
  • 15:00 Q&A

All are welcome. No registration required