We are happy announce that the Swedish Society of Medicine (Stiftelsen Söderström-Königska sjukhemmet) has given us two grants of 200000 SEK each for internetbased-CBT in BDD (dysmorphofobia) and DBS in OCD (with Diana Djurfeldt as PI), respectively.
Erik Andersson has been awarded a grant from the Bror Gadelius memorial fund for our D-cycloserine study in OCD. Who was Bror Gadelius? Well, for someone working on a thesis on OCD like Erik Andersson it is interesting to know that Bror Gadelius, once a leading Swedish psychiatrist born in 1862 wrote his thesis on obsessions (Om Tvångstankar och dermed beslägtade fenomen) in 1896. Gadelius became a professor at Karolinska Institutet in 1903 and worked hard to reform mental health care including bringing psychiatric wards to the main hospitals instead of more remote asylums.