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Malin Lindroth

Malin Lindroth


I am a registered nurse, with a master in school health nursing and a PhD in the interdisciplinary subject health and society, and I am associate professor in health and society, branch of sexology and sexuality studies.   

At OsloMet, I am an associate professor, branch of health promotion, and work with different master subjects in sexual health, and involved in several research projects (see:

Moreover, I am an active part in developing two new courses in sexual health: Sexual health, mental health and substance use and University pedagogics in sexual health.

Fields of study

Subject areas

Psychosocial work   Health sciences   Sexual health   Youth sexual and reproductive health   Child Welfare Research   Public health nursing   Sosialt arbeid

Scientific publications

Lindroth, Malin ; Carlstrøm, Charlotta; Andersson, Catrine; Husen, Elin (2024). Social workers as allies? Gender confirming practices and institutional limitations in residential homes for young people. Clinical social work journal.

Andersson, Catrine; Carlstrøm, Charlotta; Amroussia, Nada; Lindroth, Malin (2024). Using Twelve-Step Treatment for Sex Addiction and Compulsive Sexual Behaviour (Disorder): A Systematic Review of the Literature. Sexual Health & Compulsivity.

Arvidsson, Anna; Grander, Anette; Lindroth, Malin (2024). School health-care team members’ reflections of their promotion of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR): Important but neglected. Sexual & Reproductive HealthCare. Vol. 39.

Julia, Bahner; Lindroth, Malin (2023). Researchers With Benefits? Methodological and Ethical Challenges and Possibilities in Sexuality Research Within Marginalised Populations. International Journal of Qualitative Methods (IJQM). Vol. 22.

Schindele, AnnaChuChu; Kællberg, Henrik; Areskoug Josefsson, Kristina ; Lindroth, Malin (2023). Perceived knowledge gained from school-based sexuality education – results from a national population-based survey among young people in Sweden. 10 p. Sexual Health. Vol. 20.

Carlstrøm, Charlotta; Andersson, Catrine; Lindroth, Malin (2023). LGBTQ+ Affirmative State Care for Young People in Sweden: New Knowledge and Old Traditions. 16 p. The British Journal of Social Work. Vol. 53.

Bjørklund, Frida; Lindroth, Malin (2022). ‘It´s easier to think outside the box when you are already outside the box’ – A study on transgender and non-binary people´s sexual well-being. Sexualities.

Larsdotter, Suzann; Lemon, Jonas; Lindroth, Malin (2022). Educator and staff perspectives on a rights based sex education for young men in jail and prison in Sweden. Sex Education : Sexuality, Society and Learning.

Hammarstrøm, Sofia; Bernhardsson, Susanne; Nielsen, Per; Elisson, Jenny; Frostholm, Ellinor; Lindroth, Malin (2022). Ask me, listen to me, treat me well and I shall tell: a qualitative study of Swedish youths’ experiences of systematic assessment of sexual health and risk-taking (SEXIT). Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters (SRHM).

Schindele, AnnaChuChu; Areskoug Josefsson, Kristina; Lindroth, Malin (2022). Vulnerability analysis in sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) – indications of intersecting vulnerable positions in a national survey among young people in Sweden. Sexuality Research & Social Policy.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete