Vladislav Ruchkin, MD, PhD

Associate Professor at the Dept. of Child Psychiatry, Uppsala University, Sweden; Forensic psychiatrist at the Forensic Psychiatric Clinic Sater, Sweden

Research Interests

Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders; Child Behavior Disorders; Child Rearing; Human Development; Mental Health; Personality; Psychiatric Status Rating Scales; Psychological Tests; Reactive Attachment Disorder; Stress Disorders, Traumatic


  • Children of the Street in Mexico-city: Exposure to Violence and Mental Health Mexico (2004 - 2008)

    Randomized Controlled Study of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children at Risk for Homelessness in Mexico City

  • Child development and attachment problems in institutionalized children Arkhangel'sk, Russia (2002)

    Assessment of child social and emotional development and of attachment problems in institutionalized children in Russia

  • Early precursors of behavior problems in Russian preschool children Arkhangel'sk, Russia (1999 - 2000)

    Parent-based survey of 2-4 year old children in Russian kindergartens

  • Community-based epidemiological studies of youth Antwerpen, Belgium; Prague, Czech Republic; Germany; Seoul, South Korea; Lithuania; Mexico City, Mexico; Arkhangel'sk, Russia (1998 - 2005)

    The Social and Health Assessment (SAHA) - a school-based survey, addressing multiple aspects of adolescent health and functioning.

  • Psychopathology in Russian juvenile delinquents Arkhangel'sk, Russia (1995 - 1999)

    Structured psychiatric assessment and psychological testing of incarcerated youth.

Selected Publications

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