Dr Johanna Schwarz

Email: johanna.schwarz@su.se
Phone: +46 8 5537 8932


Does insufficient sleep increase the vulnerability to stress?
01/01/2014 - 31/12/2016
Many individuals experience insufficient sleep and psychosocial stress, frequently accompanied by adverse effects on health, well-being and cognitive performance. Although sleep loss and social stress often co-occur in today's society, there is up to date a lack of knowledge on t...

Collaborating with

Åkerstedt, Torbjörn
Director of the Stress Research Institute

PhD in Psychology

Research profile/Current work
I am a professor and director of the Stress Resear...


Division of Biological psychology and treatment research

Our research division is focused on sleep and recovery associated with stress. The main idea is that stress/load gives long-term effects only when recovery is disturbed. The emphasis is on recovery processes as reflected in the activity of the central nervous system (such as d...

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