Institution: University West, Sweden

Laboratory/Department : Department of Health Sciences,

Position: Associate professor of experimental psychiatry

Research topic: somatic and mental health profiles coupled to substance use and violence

  • children, adolescents
  • criminals
  • neuropsychiatry
  • personality

Methodologies: epidemiological research, RCT, quasiexperimental approaches

3 significant publications:

  • Falk Ö, Sfendla A, Brändström S, Anckarsäter H., Nilsson T, Kerekes N: “Personality and trait aggression profiles of male and female prison inmates” (2016) Psychiatry Research doi:
  • Sfendla A, Zouini B, Lemrani D, Berman A.H, Senhaji M, Kerekes N. » Psychometric properties of the Arabic version of the Drug Use Disorders Identification Test (DUDIT) in clinical, inmate and young adult samples » Int Journal of Behavioral medicine accepted 2016
  • Kerekes N, Lundström S, Jern P, Tajnia A, Nilsson, T, Råstam M, Lichtenstein P, Anckarsäter  H: ” Oppositional defiant- and conduct disorder-like problems: neurodevelopmental predictors and genetic background in boys and girls, in a nationwide twin study”. (2014)  PeerJ 2:e 359; DOI 10.7717/peerj.359

Participation in the EMN-Online teaching:

S2 : Experimental approaches of Neuropathology

  • Partners

  • partner_idex
    Excellence Initiative of the University of Bordeaux
  • partner_erasmus
    Erasmus+ Programme
  • partner_mns
    Mediterranean Neuroscience Society
  • partner_ibro
    International Brain Research Organization