Who we are

Group leader Christian Rück, MD PhD

We are at the Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Insitutet.  Läs om oss på svenska här.

Christian Rück, MD PhD, Associate Professor (docent) Group leader

Christian Rück is a psychiatrist and researcher based at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden. Clinically he works with Internetpsykiatri.se, an internet-based CBT service and the OCD clinic at Psychiatry Southwest, located at the Karolinska Universityhospital Huddinge. He is the leader of a research group that focuses on internet-based CBT, OCD and related disorders including hoarding and body image problems. Another research focus is the relationship between genetic variation and response to psychological treatment.

Diana Radu Djurfeldt, MD, PhD, affiliated. Focus area: Deep Brain Stimulation

Volen Ivanov, psychologist, PhD. Focus area: hoarding

Evelyn Andersson, psychologist, PhD student. Focus area: genetics of CBT

Jesper Enander, psychologist, PhD. Focus area:BDD

Jesper Enander is a psychologist and Ph.D. student at Karolinska Institutet. He works part time at a OCD clinic at Psychiatry Southwest, located at Karolinska University hospital in Huddinge. His main focus are Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), and research areas are Internet delivered CBT, epidemiological research using twin methodology, and neurocognitive functioning.

Johan Larsson, MD, affiliated. Focus area: Neurosurgical treatment of OCD

Lina Lundström, psychologist. Focus area: Cognitive-behavioral therapy for OCD


Oskar Flygare, psychology student, PhD student. Focus area: Cognitive-behavioral therapy for OCD

Full profile – Oskar Flygare


Julia Boberg, psychology student, PhD student. Focus area: Genetics for OCD


Andrew Gentile, M.A. visiting researcher, PhD student. Focus area: Internet-CBT for Body Dysmorphic Disorder



Erik Andersson