• Lundqvist S. & Kerekes N. (2023) The Association Between Pain and Psychiatric Conditions in Adolescents: The Impact of Gender and ADHD Diagnosis. The European Journal of Psychiatry, 38 (1). doi: 10.1016/j.ejpsy.2023.100228
  • Johansson C, Kullgren C, Bador K, Kerekes N. (2022) Gender non-binary adolescents’ somatic and mental health throughout 2020. Front. Psychol. 13:993568. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.993568
  • Sfendla A, Bador K, Paganelli M, Kerekes N. (2022) Swedish High School Students’ Drug and Alcohol Use Habits throughout 2020. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2022; 19(24):16928.
    doi: 10.3390/ijerph192416928
  • Nguyen, H.T.M, Nguyen H.V, Zouini B, Senhaji M, Bador K, Meszaros Z.S, Stevanovic D, Kerekes N. (2022) The COVID-19 Pandemic and Adolescents’ Psychological Distress: A Multinational Cross-Sectional Study. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2022, 19, 8261. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19148261
  • Stevanovic D, Damjanovic R, Jovic V, Bador K, Nguyen H.T.M, Senhaji M, Kuch-Cecconi R.H, Meszaros Szomabthyne Z, Kerekes N. (2022) Measurement properties of the life history of aggression in adolescents: Data from Morocco, Serbia, Sweden, Vietnam, and the USA. Psychiatry Research.2022.114504. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2022.114504
  • Mzadi A, Zouini B, Kerekes N, Senhaji M. (2022) Mental Health Profiles in a Sample of Moroccan High School Students: Comparison Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Front. Psychiatry 12:752539. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2021.752539
  • Kerekes N, Bador K, Sfendla A, Belaatar M, El Mzadi A, Jovic V, Damjanovic R, Erlandson M, Nguyen H.T.M, Nguyen N.T.A, Ulberg S.F, Kuch-Cecconi R.H, Meszaros Szomabthyne Z, Stevanovic D, Senhaji M, Hedman Ahlström B, and Zouini B. (2021) Changes in adolescents’ psychosocial functioning and wellbeing as a consequence of long-term COVID-19 restrictions. IJERPH 2021, 18(16), 8755. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18168755
  • Kerekes N, Zouini B, Tingberg S, Erlandsson S. (2021) Psychological Distress, Somatic Complaints, and Their Relation to Negative Psychosocial Factors in a Sample of Swedish High School Students. Front. Public Health 9:669958. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2021.669958
  • Sfendla A, Filipovic Y, Martinsson B, Senhaji M, Kerekes N. (2021) Psychological distress in a sample of Moroccan prisoners with drug-dependence. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 66(10–11), 1093–1108. doi: 10.1177/0306624X211010286
  • Zouini B, Sfendla A, Hedman Ahlström B, Senhaji M, Kerekes N. (2019) Mental health profile and its relation with parental alcohol use problems and/or the experience of abuse in a sample of Moroccan high school students: an explorative study. Annals of General Psychiatry. doi: 10.1186/s12991-019-0251-5 
  • Zouini B, Sfendla A, Råstam M, Senhaji M, Kerekes N. (2019) Somatic health and its association with negative psychosocial factors in a sample of Moroccan adolescents. SAGE open medicine, 7, 2050312119852527. doi:10.1177/2050312119852527
  • Bador K, Kerekes N. (2019) Evaluation of an Integrated Intensive Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Treatment Within Addiction Care. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research. doi: 10.1007/s11414-019-09657-5
  • Zouini B, Senhaji M, Kerekes N. (2019) Self-reported aggressive and antisocial behaviors in Moroccan high school students. Psihologija, OnLine-First Issue 00, Pages: 1-1 doi: 10.2298/PSI181225001Z
  • Sfendla A, Ahlström B H, Lemrani D, Senhaji M, Kerekes N. (2018) Risk and protective factors of drug dependence in two Moroccan high-risk male populations. PeerJ 6:e5930 doi: 10.7717/peerj.5930
  • Sfendla A, Zouini B, Dina Lemrani D, Berman A, Senhaji M, Kerekes N. (2017)
    Psychometric Properties of the Arabic Version of the Drug Use Disorders Identification Test (DUDIT) in Clinical, Prison Inmate, and Student Samples. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 1–8. doi: 10.1007/s12529-016-9623-2
  • Falka Ö, Sfendlac A, Brändströmd S, Anckarsätera H, Nilssona T, Kerekes N. (2016)
    Personality and trait aggression profiles of male and female prison inmates. Psychiatry Research ,2017 (50), 302-309, doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2016.12.018

Academical works

  • Viola Kanon & Sandra Palmersjö: Sambandet mellan antisocialt beteende, aggressivitet och substansbruk hos svenska gymnasieelever. (2022) Bachelor in socialpsychiatric care, University West
  • Marijana Barac & Therese Berglund: Changes in adolescents’ mental health, risk behaviors, psychosocial functioning, and victimization during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic in a sample of Swedish students. (2022) Bachelor in socialpsychiatric care, University West
  • Cassandra Bergman & Micaela Hektor: Svenska gymnasium elevers drogvanor (2019) Bachelor in socialpsychiatric care, University West
  • Kajsa Karlsson & Rebecka Olsson: Aggressiva antisociala beteenden och dess relation till psykiatriska diagnoser hos gymnasieelever (2019) Bachelor in socialpsychiatric care, University West
  • Viola Peiper & Linda Baltra: Psykisk ohälsa hos svenska gymnasieelever.(2019) Bachelor in socialpsychiatric care, University West
  • Sanne Andersson & Claudia Vega: Aggressiva och antisociala beteenden hos ungdomar i Marocko och Sverige. (2019) Bachelor in socialpsychiatric care, University West
  • Anna Pontén & Tova Thorsen: Aggressiva antisociala drag hos svenska och marockanska fängelseintagna. (2018) Bachelor in socialpsychiatric care, University West
  • Björn Martinsson & Ylva Filipovic: Psychological distress in Moroccan prison inmates and the effect of active substance abuse (2018) Bachelor in socialpsychiatric care, University West
  • Cathrine Bength &Linus Edwartz: Samband mellan drogberoende och aggressivt antisocialt beteende, sant eller falskt? (2018) Bachelor in socialpsychiatric care, University West
  • Susanne Apelqvist, Master in psychology “Measures of aggression in a Swedish prison population”, University of Gothenburg (2014)
  • Btissame Zouini, Master in Neurobiology       “Association between physical activity and the self-reported aggressive behavior in Moroccan student population” Abdelmalek Essaâdi University; Faculty of Science of Tetouan (2014)
  • Anis Sfendla, Master in Neurobiology “Personality profile and its association with aggressive behaviour in a Swedish prison population” Abdelmalek Essaâdi University; Faculty of Science of Tetouan (2014)


Ph.D dissertations


  • Anis Sfendla (2018):
    Measuring drug use for prediction and prevention in Moroccan high risk and general population samples.” ISBN: 978-9945-9801-1–8 Read here
  • Btissame Zouini (2019):
    Adolescents’ health and its relation with negative psychosocial factors in a sample of Moroccan high school students.” ISBN: ISBN 978-9920-38-138-3 Read here


Press releases