Maja Nyström-Hansen

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Areas of responsibility/research

Maja Nyström-Hansen holds a position as researcher in an intersectoral research project which aims to develop and test an interdisciplinary and intersectoral contribution focusing on pregnant women with psychosocial sensitivity. Maja holds a master’s degree in psychology from University of Copenhagen (2013) and a PhD from Institute of Psychology, University of Copenhagen, in 2018.  The thesis dealt with physiological stress and mother-infant interaction as mechanisms for transmission of risk and sturdiness from mothers with severe mental illness to their infant. Furthermore, Maja has previously been ass. professor at Institute of Psychology, University of Copenhagen, where she taught and supervised bachelor and master students.

Selected publications

Maja Nyström-Hansen, Marianne S. Andersen, Jennifer E. Khoury, Kirstine Davidsen, Andrew Gumley, Karlen Lyons-Ruth, Angus MacBeth, Susanne Harder. (2019). Hair cortisol in the perinatal period mediates associations between maternal adversity and disrupted maternal interaction in early infancy. Developmental Psychobiology Vol. 61, issue 4.

Katrine Røhder, Maja Nyström-Hansen, Angus MacBeth, Kirstine Agnete Davidsen, Andrew Gumley, Jessica Brennan, Carol George & Susanne Harder. (2019). Antenatal caregiving representations among expectant mothers with severe mental illness: a cross-sectional study. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, Vol. 37, issue 4

Susanne Harder, Kirstine Davidsen, Angus MacBeth, Theis Lange, Helen Minnis, Marianne Skovsager Andersen, Erik Simonsen, Jenna-Marie Lundy, Maja Nyström-Hansen, Christopher Høier Trier, Katrine Røhder & Andrew Gumley. (2015). Wellbeing and resilience: mechanisms of transmission of health and risk in parents with complex mental health problems and their offspring—The WARM Study. BMC Psychiatry Vol. 15, Article number: 310 (2015).

Røhder, K., Davidsen, K. A., Trier, C. H., Nyström-Hansen, M., & Harder, S. (2015). Mor-barn samspillet. Tidsskrift for Jordemoedre, 2015(3).

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