Invitation to PhD defence by Katrine Søborg Spang, MD: Age Seven and Being at Familial High Risk for Severe Mental Illness – Emotion Regulation, Executive Functions, and Psychopathology

​The Danish High Risk and Resilience Study - VIA 7 - a register-based cohort study of children with a familial high risk of schizophrenia or bipolar disorder and their matched controls.

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Dato: 21-08-2020
Tid: 14:00

​Forskningsenhedens KonferencerumGentofte Hospitalsvej 3A,, 2900 Hellerup. Or join on Zoom (see below for details)

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The defence can also be seen on Zoom (Meeting ID: 645 0156 9400 Passcode: 503616)

After the defence the Research Unit, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Centre,
Mental Health Services, Capital Region of Denmark will be hosting a small reception in the canteen within the guidelines for the COVID-19 regulations.

Assessment Committee:

  • Professor Maj Vinberg (Chairperson). Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Copenhagen, DK
  • Professor Neeltje van Haren. Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Psychology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, NL
  • Associate Professor Robert R. Althoff. Dept. of Psychological Science, University of Vermont, US


  • Principal Supervisor: Professor Anne Amalie Elgaard Thorup, MD, PhD. Child and Adolescent Mental Health Center, Mental Health Services, Capital Region of Denmark. Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Primary Co- supervisor: Professor Carsten Obel, MD, GP, PhD, Department of Public Health, Institute of General Medical Practice, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Co-supervisor: Senior Researcher Jens Richardt Møllegaard Jepsen, Cand. Psyk. PhD, Research Unit, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Center, Mental Health Services, Capital Region of DK. Mental Health Services - Capital Region of Denmark, Center for Clinical Intervention and Neuropsychiatric Schizophrenia Research (CINS) and Center for Neuropsychiatric Schizophrenia Research (CNSR), Mental Health Center Glostrup, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.