Kristoffer Månsson

Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research
+49 30 82406-464

Curriculum Vitae

Study Director, Psychiatry Research School, Centre for Psychiatry Research, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden (2017)

  • MSc in clinical psychology, Umeå University, Department of Psychology, Umeå, Sweden (2011)
  • Licensed clinical psychologist, Socialstyrelsen (2012)
  • PhD in Clinical Psychology (Thesis: Restructuring the Socially Anxious Brain), Linköping University, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linköping, Sweden (2016)

Research interests

  • Using moment-to-moment variability in neural response to predict psychiatric patient’s response to treatment
  • Neural mediators of alleviated social anxiety symptoms after cognitive-behavioral treatment
  • Cellular protection and biological aging in social anxiety disorder
  • Investigating rapid neuroplasticity using structural magnetic resonance imaging

Selected publications

Månsson, K. N. T., Cortes, D. S., Manzouri, A., Hau, S., Fischer, H. (2020) Viewing pictures triggers rapid morphological enlargement in the human visual cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 30(3), 851–857.

Månsson, K.N.T., Lueken, U. & Frick, A. (2020). Enriching CBT by Neuroscience: Novel Avenues to Achieve Personalized Treatments. J Cogn Ther.

Månsson, K. N. T., Lindqvist, D., Yang, L., Svanborg, C., Isung, J., Nilsonne, G., Bergman Nordgren, L., El Alaoui, S., Hedman-Lagerlöf, E., Kraepelien, M., Högström, J., Andersson, G., Boraxbekk, CJ., Fischer, H., Lavebratt, C., Wolkowitz, O., Furmark, T. (2019) Improvement in indices of cellular protection after psychological treatment for social anxiety disorder. Translational Psychiatry, 9, 340.

Månsson, K. N. T., Salami, A., Frick, A., Carlbring, P., Andersson, G., Furmark, T., Boraxbekk, C. J. (2016). Neuroplasticity in response to cognitive behavior therapy for social anxiety disorder. Translational Psychiatry, 6:e727. https://doi:10.1038/tp.2015.218

Månsson, K. N. T., Frick, A., Boraxbekk, C. J., Marquand, A. F., Williams, S. C., Carlbring, P., Andersson, G., & Furmark, T. (2015). Predicting long-term outcome of cognitive behavior therapy for social anxiety disorder using fMRI and support vector machines. Translational Psychiatry, 5:e530.

Han, L. K. M., Verhoeven, J. E., Tyrka, A. R., Penninx, B. W. J. H., Wolkowitz, O. M., Månsson, K. N. T., Lindqvist, D., Boks, M. P., Révész, D., Mellon., H. S., Picard, M. (2019). Accelerating research on biological aging and mental health: Current challenges and future directions. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 106, 293–311.

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