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Christopher Holmberg
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Christopher Holmberg is a Ph.D. candidate in Food and Nutrition Sciences at the University of Gothenburg.

As a former Psychiatric Nurse and with a MSc in Public Administration, he is currently investigating how food and weight related messages in social media affects the mental health of adolescents diagnosed with obesity.

He also has a background at the World Health Organization (WHO), the department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Email him here: christopher.holmberg(at)

Entries by Christopher Holmberg

Why We Need Increased Mental Health Resources to Combat the Economic Downturn

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2014 | 2:26 PM

Youths of today live in the best of times, in the age of wisdom, and in the epoch of belief. Major medical and technological breakthroughs has been made the last decades, such as sequencing of the human genome, development in HIV/AIDS treatments, and the

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Food And Social Media -- A Complicated Relationship

(0) Comments | Posted March 5, 2014 | 10:19 AM

Eating has, throughout history, been seen as a social activity, which is why understanding its social context and delineations is integral when trying to comprehend food and eating patterns.

One of the most prominent social revolutions in recent time is the boom of social media. In order to realize...

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