Dr Anna Andreasson

Email: anna.andreasson@su.se
Phone: +46 8 5537 8903



PhD in medical science 2010

Research profile/Current work
I investigate factors that influence how an individual perceive their own health from a psychoneuroimmunological perspective. My focus is on inflammatory factors that are released from the immune system that give rise to a set of symptoms called sickness behaviour, including fatigue, increased pain sensitivity and malaise.

Self-rated health - biobehavioral determinants with focus on inflammatory factors, 2010

Selected publications

Zucchelli M, Camilleri M, Nixon Andreasson A, Bresso F, Dlugosz A, Halfvarson J, Törkvist L, Schmidt PT, Karling P, Ohlsson B, Duerr RH, Simren M, Lindberg G, Agreus L, Carlson P, Zinsmeister AR, D'Amato M. Association of TNFSF15 polymorphism with irritable bowel syndrome. Gut. 2011 Jun 2.

Carlsson AC, Andreasson AN, Wändell P. Poor Self-rated health is not associated with a high total allostatic load in type 2 diabetic patients - but high blood pressure is. Diabetes & Metabolism. 2011 May 17.

Nixon Andreasson A, Jernelöv S, Szulkin R, Undén, AL, Brismar K, Lekander M. Associations Between Leptin and Self-rated health in Men and Women. Gend Med. 2010;7(3):261-9.

Unden AL, Andreasson A, Elofsson S, Brismar K, Mathsson L, Ronnelid J, Lekander M. Inflammatory cytokines, behaviour and age as determinants of self-rated health in women. Clin Sci (Lond). 2007;112(6):363-73.

Andreasson A, Arborelius L, Erlanson-Albertsson C, Lekander M. Invited minireview: A putative role for cytokines in the impaired appetite in depression. Brain Behav Immun, 2007; 21(2): 147-52.

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 Psychoneuroimmunology

In the research area psychoneuroimmunology, the importance of behaviour in the interplay between the brain, the endocrine and the immune system is studied. Within this framework, we study how stress and sleep influences the immune system, and how the immune system in turn infl...

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