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Martin Salzmann-Erikson

Research presentation

Martin Salzmann-Erikson

Ph.D., Associate Professor in Nursing Science

Research subject: Caring Science


E-mail: martin.salzmann@hig.se
Telephone: +46 724-65 12 56

Virtual room: https://hig-se.zoom.us/my/salzmannerikson

Martin Salzmann-Erikson is developing and actively researching within the research program "Digital Shapeshifting". This program is one of three programs within the strategic research area of Health-Promoting Work.

Digital Shapeshifting aims to address the following societal challenges:

  • Reducing digital exclusion when digital technology is integrated into healthcare in a way that strengthens empathetic and trustworthy relationships.
  • Ensuring a safe and inclusive digital care environment where quality and nursing science perspectives are not compromised.
  • Guaranteeing equal access and promoting digital competence.

Martin Salzmann-Erikson has extensive experience in clinical work within acute and intensive psychiatric care as a specialist nurse. He has also researched organizational and social working environments within psychiatric care and has developed a work model for staff within psychiatric intensive care. He is also involved in education at basic, advanced, and research levels within nursing and health sciences. He has developed courses such as "Integrative Nursing in Psychiatric Care 7.5 credits" and "Concept Analysis 7.5 credits" at an advanced level. What unites both his research and pedagogy is the complexity of human interaction - from chaos and complexity theories.


• Psychaitric nursing - theory development

  • Interprofessional communication in psychiatric outpatient care (Main supervisor for doctoral student Ingela Rudberg)
  • The role of staff in promoting participation among people with intellectual disabilities (Main supervisor for doctoral student Oskar Andersson)
  • Violence and aggression in intensive care (Co-supervisor for doctoral student Fredric Sjöberg, KI)

• Inclusive health for women living in homelessness

• Integrated care: Creating a Mini-Maria outpatient facility

• Digitalization in Nursing

• Cyber nursing, theory development

• The dark side of digitalization in primary care - impact on the psychosocial work environment



Scholarly articles, refereed

Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Eriksson, H. (2023). A Mapping Review of Netnography in Nursing. Qualitative Health Research, 33 (8-9), 701-714. 10.1177/10497323231173794 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2023). An Integrative Review on Psychiatric Intensive Care. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 44 (10), 1035-1049. 10.1080/01612840.2023.2260478 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2023). Digital inclusion: A mixed-method study of user behavior and content on Twitter. Digital Health, 9. 10.1177/20552076231211277 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Eriksson, H. (2023). Hospital shoes and their owners: expressed team identity among healthcare staff by signs of their footwear. International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education. 10.1080/17543266.2023.2255879 [More information]
Rudberg, I., Olsson, A., Thunborg, C. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2023). Interprofessional communication in a psychiatric outpatient unit – an ethnographic study. BMC Nursing, 22. 10.1186/s12912-023-01446-y [More information]
Mattsson, E., Lindblad, M., Kneck, Å., Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Klarare, A. (2023). Voices of women in homelessness during the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic: a co-created qualitative study. BMC Women's Health, 23. 10.1186/s12905-023-02157-x [More information]
Kneck, Å., Klarare, A., Mattson, E. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2022). Reflections on health among women in homelessness – a qualitative study. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 29 (5), 709-720. 10.1111/jpm.12859 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2022). Stop the waves or learn to surf? - Adopting a complexity perspective as a nurse educator. Kontakt - Journal of Nursing and Social Sciences Related to Health and Illness, 24 (2), 107-108. 10.32725/kont.2022.016 [More information]
Jordal, M., Eriksson, H., Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Mazaheri, M. (2021). Escorting Students into Responsibility and Autonomy (ESRA): A Model for Supervising Degree Projects. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 12, 1165-1173. 10.2147/amep.s307169 [More information]
Krantz, J., Eriksson, M. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2021). Experiences of burnout syndrome and the process of recovery: A qualitative analysis of narratives published in autobiographies. European Journal of Mental Health, 16 (1), 20-37. 10.5708/EJMH.16.2021.1.2 [More information]
Olsson, A., Sjöberg, F. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2021). Follow the protocol and kickstart the heart : Intensive care nurses' reflections on being part of rescue situations in interdisciplinary teams. Nursing Open, 8 (6), 3325-3333. 10.1002/nop2.1050 [More information]
Jans, J., Falk-Brynhildsen, K. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2021). Nurse anesthetists’ reflections and strategies when supervising master's students. Nurse Education in Practice, 54. 10.1016/j.nepr.2021.103120 [More information]
Kneck, Å., Mattsson, E., Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Klarare, A. (2021). "Stripped of dignity" - Women in homelessness and their perspectives of healthcare services : A qualitative study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 120. 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2021.103974 [More information]
Thunborg, C., Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Olsson, A. (2021). The Swedish translation of Perceptions of Restraint Use Questionnaire (PRUQ) : A test-retest reliability study in two dementia nursing homes. BMC Geriatrics, 21 (1). 10.1186/s12877-021-02486-2 [More information]
Olsson, A., Thunborg, C., Björkman, A., Blom, A., Sjöberg, F. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2020). A scoping review of complexity science in nursing. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 76 (8), 1961-1976. 10.1111/jan.14382 [More information]
Olsson, A., Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Thunborg, C. (2020). Restraint and seclusion portrayed via images posted on Twitter : what are the implications for healthcare professionals?. Cultura de los Cuidados, 24 (56), 223-243. 10.14198/cuid.2020.56.16 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Yifter, L. (2020). Risk Factors and Triggers That May Result in Patient-Initiated Violence on Inpatient Psychiatric Units : An Integrative Review. Clinical Nursing Research, 29 (7), 504-520. 10.1177/1054773818823333 [More information]
Rubensson, A. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2019). A document analysis of how the concept of health is incorporated in care plans when using the nursing diagnosis classification system (NANDA-I) in relation to individuals with bipolar disorder. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 33 (4), 986-994. 10.1111/scs.12697 [More information]
Källquist, A. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2019). Experiences of having a parent with serious mental illness : An interpretive meta-synthesis of qualitative literature. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 28 (8), 2056-2068. 10.1007/s10826-019-01438-0 [More information]
Björkman, A. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2019). Giving advice to callers with mental illness : adaptation among telenurses at Swedish Healthcare Direct. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being, 14 (1). 10.1080/17482631.2019.1633174 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Eriksson, H. (2018). A descriptive statistical analysis of volume, visibility and attitudes regarding nursing and care robots in social media. Contemporary Nurse : health care across the lifespan, 54 (1 (SI)), 88-96. 10.1080/10376178.2017.1388183 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Sjödin, M. (2018). A narrative meta-synthesis of how people with schizophrenia experience facilitators and barriers in using antipsychotic medication : implications for healthcare professionals. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 85, 7-18. 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2018.05.003 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Eriksson, H. (2018). Absorbability, applicability and availability in nursing and care robots : A thematic analysis of Twitter postings. Telematics and informatics, 35 (5), 1553-1560. 10.1016/j.tele.2018.04.001 [More information]
Björkman, A., Andersson, K., Bergström, J. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2018). Increased Mental Illness and the Challenges This Brings for District Nurses in Primary Care Settings. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 39 (12), 1023-1030. 10.1080/01612840.2018.1522399 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2018). Mental health nurses’ use of Twitter for professional purposes during conference participation #acmhn2016. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 27 (2), 804-813. 10.1111/inm.12367 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2018). Moral mindfulness: ethical concerns in the work life of health care professionals in a psychiatric intensive care unit. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 27 (6), 1851-1860. 10.1111/inm.12494 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Eriksson, H. (2018). PhD students' presenting, staging and announcing their educational status - An analysis of shared images in social media. Computers and education, 116, 237-243. 10.1016/j.compedu.2017.09.012 [More information]
Björkman, A. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2018). The bidirectional mistrust - callers’ online discussions about their experiences of using the national telephone advice service. Internet Research, 28 (5), 1336-1350. 10.1108/IntR-11-2016-0330 [More information]
Willmer, M. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2018). ‘The only chance of a normal weight life’ : A qualitative analysis of online forum discussions about bariatric surgery. PLOS ONE, 13 (10). 10.1371/journal.pone.0206066 [More information]
Eriksson, H. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2018). Twitter discussions as predicament of robots in geriatric nursing and forecast of nursing robotics in older care. Contemporary Nurse : health care across the lifespan, 54 (1 (SI)), 97-107. 10.1080/10376178.2017.1364972 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2018). Using focused ethnography to explore and describe the process of nurses' shift reports in a psychiatric intensive care unit. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 27 (15-16), 3104-3114. 10.1111/jocn.14502 [More information]
Björkman, A. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2018). When all other doors are closed : Telenurses' experiences of encountering care seekers with mental illnesses.. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 27 (5), 1392-1400. 10.1111/inm.12438 [More information]
Thunborg, C. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2017). A qualitative inquiry into the complex features of strained interactions : analysis and implications for healthcare personnel. The Permanente Journal, 21. 10.7812/TPP/16-032 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Söderqvist, C. (2017). Being subject to restrictions, limitations and disciplining : a thematic analysis of individuals’ experiences in psychiatric intensive care. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 38 (7), 540-548. 10.1080/01612840.2017.1299265 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M., Bjuhr, M. & Mårtensson, G. (2017). Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating the Educational Module Students Active Learning via Internet Observations (SALIO) in Undergraduate Nursing Education. Perspectives in psychiatric care, 53 (2), 104-110. 10.1111/ppc.12143 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Björkman, A. (2017). Mental illness in the population is increasing : a challenge for telephone advice nurses. Journal of social service research, 43 (3), 432-432. 10.1080/01488376.2016.1248879 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Dahlén, J. (2017). Nurses' establishment of health promoting relationships : a descriptive synthesis of anorexia nervosa research. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 26 (1). 10.1007/s10826-016-0534-2 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Eriksson, H. (2017). Prosperity of nursing care robots : an imperative for the development of new infrastructure and competence for health professions in geriatric care. Journal of Nursing Management, 25 (6), 486-488. 10.1111/jonm.12487 [More information]
Eriksson, H. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2017). The digital generation and nursing robotics : a netnographic study about nursing care robots posted on social media. Nursing Inquiry, 24 (2). 10.1111/nin.12165 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Hiçdurmaz, D. (2017). Use of social media among individuals who suffer from post-traumatic stress : a qualitative analysis of narratives. Qualitative Health Research, 27 (2), 285-294. 10.1177/1049732315627364 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2017). Using participatory action research to develop a work model that enhances psychiatric nurses' professionalism : the architecture of stability. Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 44 (6), 888-903. 10.1007/s10488-017-0806-1 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2017). Virtual communication about psychiatric intensive care units : social actor representatives claim space on Twitter. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 26 (4), 366-374. 10.1111/inm.12253 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2017). Work life and family life collide : new fathers seek online support about concerns related to parental leave. Workplace Health & Safety, 65 (6), 248-252. 10.1177/2165079916666546 [More information]
Eklund, R. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2016). An integrative review of the literature on how eating disorders among adolescents affect the family as a system - complex structures and relational processes. Mental Health Review Journal, 21 (3), 213-230. 10.1108/MHRJ-09-2015-0027 [More information]
Eriksson, H. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2016). Cyber nursing : a conceptual framework. Journal of Research in Nursing, 21 (7), 505-514. 10.1177/1744987116661378 [More information]
Gustafsson, N. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2016). Effect of Complex Working Conditions on Nurses Who Exert Coercive Measures in Forensic Psychiatric Care. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 54 (9), 37-43. 10.3928/02793695-20160817-06 [More information]
Erikson, H. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2016). Future Challenges of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence in Nursing : What Can We Learn from Monsters in Popular Culture?. The Permanente Journal, 20 (3). 10.7812/TPP/15-243 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M., Rydlo, C. & Wiklund Gustin, L. (2016). Getting to know the person behind the illness : the significance of interacting with patients hospitalised in forensic psychiatric settings. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 25 (9-10), 1426-1434. 10.1111/jocn.13252 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M., Lagerqvist, L. & Pousette, S. (2016). Keep calm and have a good night : nurses' strategies to promote inpatients' sleep in the hospital environment. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 30 (2), 356-364. 10.1111/scs.12255 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2016). Space invaders : A netnographic study of how artefacts in nursing home environments exercise disciplining structures. Nursing Inquiry, 23 (2), 138-147. 10.1111/nin.12125 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2016). Spice up your life : virtual communication on the experiences from using synthetic cannabinoids. Sestrinski glasnik/Nursing Journal, 21 (2), 112-116. External link [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2016). Talking about “the problematic patient” does not benefit recovery. SESTRINSKI GLASNIK / Nursing Journal, 21, 82-. 10.11608/sgnj.2016.21.021 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Eriksson, H. (2016). Tech-resistance : the complexity of implementing nursing robots in healthcare workplaces. Contemporary Nurse : health care across the lifespan, 52 (5), 567-568. 10.1080/10376178.2016.1195237 [More information]
Wallström, R., Ståleborg Persson, R. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2016). Working with children in families with parental substance abuse : nurses' experiences and complexity in relationships. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 54 (6), 38-44. 10.3928/02793695-20160518-06 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Eriksson, H. (2015). Forskningsdata från cyberrymden : analys och vägledning utifrån vårdvetenskaplig kunskapsteori [Research data from Cyberspace: Analyses and guidelines from caring science epistemology]. Nordic journal of nursing research, 35 (2), 91-97. 10.1177/0107408315571501 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2015). Limiting patients as a nursing practice in psychiatric intensive care units to ensure safety and gain control. Perspectives in psychiatric care, 51 (4), 241-252. 10.1111/ppc.12083 [More information]
Sjöberg, F., Schönning, E. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2015). Nurses' experiences of performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation in intensive care units : a qualitative study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24 (17-18), 2522-2528. 10.1111/jocn.12844 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Eriksson, H. (2015). The rise of the avatar : virtual dimensions of 'the human' in nursing science. Nordic journal of nursing research, 35 (3), 158-164. 10.1177/0107408315589462 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M., Persson, J. & Fallqvist, C. (2014). De ropar efter hjälp, vi är vanmäktiga : att vårda patienter med självskadebeteende i rättspsykiatrisk vård. Vård i Norden, 34 (3), 48-52. 10.1177/010740831403400311 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2014). Enculturation into academic culture through Active Participation in Professional Conferences. International Journal of Nursing Didactics, 4 (7), 18-25. [More information]
Eriksson, H., Christiansen, M., Holmgren, J., Engström, A. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2014). Nursing under the skin : a netnographic study of metaphors and meanings in nursing tattoos. Nursing Inquiry, 21 (4), 318-326. 10.1111/nin.12061 [More information]
Eriksson, H., Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Pringle, K. (2014). Virtual Invisible Men : privacy and invisibility as forms of privilege in online venues for fathers during early parenthood. Culture, Society and Masculinities, 6 (1), 52-68. [More information]
Eriksson, H. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2013). Cyber nursing—Health ‘experts’ approaches in the post-modern era of virtual performances : A nethnography study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 50 (3), 335-344. 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2012.09.014 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Eriksson, H. (2013). Fathers sharing about early parental support in health-care : virtual discussions on an Internet forum. Health & Social Care in the Community, 21 (4), 381-390. 10.1111/hsc.12028 [More information]

Scholarly articles, non-refereed

Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2015). Are nurses superfluous in PICUs?. Journal of Psychiatric Intensive Care, 11 (s1). 10.1017/S1742646415000102 [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Eriksson, H. (2015). Empatiska robotar förändrar vårdvetenskapen. Vårdfokus, 12, 26-27. External link [More information]

Other articles (popular science, debate etc.)

Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2014). Pleie i intensiv psykiatri : psykiatri rytmer og bevegelser i en stabilitetskultur. Sykepleien Forskning, 9 (2), 196-197. External link [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2014). Psykiatrisk omvårdnad i Turkiet. Psyche (4), 18-. External link [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2014). Vårdmiljön inom PIVA främjar proaktiv vård. Dagens Medicin (2014-02-11). [More information]

Book chapters

Salzmann-Erikson, M. & Eriksson, H. (2021). Netnography in the healthcare and nursing sector. Netnography Unlimited: Understanding Technoculture Using Qualitative Social Media Research. Taylor & Francis. P. 71-82. [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2019). Stabilitet, rytm och rörelser : att konstruera vårdande i intensiv psykiatri. Vårdande vid psykisk ohälsa : på avancerad nivå. Studentlitteratur. P. 411-432. [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2014). Cyberomvårdnad i virtuella miljöer. Vårdvetenskap och postmodernitet : en introduktion. Lund: Studentlitteratur. P. 145-188. External link [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2014). Stabilitet, rytm och rörelser : att konstruera vårdande i intensiv psykiatri. Vårdande vid psykisk ohälsa : på avancerad nivå. Lund: Studentlitteratur AB. P. 343-360. [More information]

Conference papers

Sjöberg, F., Salzmann-Erikson, M., Joelsson-Alm, E. & Schandl, A. (2023). Experiences of patient violence in Swedish intensive care units. . External link [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2023). Kvinnor i hemlöshet – längtan efter hälsa men fråntagen värdighet i möte med vården. Abstracts: Psykiatriska Riksföreningen för Sjuksköterskor Årskonferens 2023 : Specialistkompetens - från vubbad psyksyrra till specialistsjuksköterska i psykiatrisk vård. P. 23-. External link [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2015). Fra rigiditet til fleksibilitet. . [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2015). Omvårdnad i intensiv- och akutpsykiatri - ta del av senaste forskningen och utveckla ditt bemötande och förhållningssätt!. . [More information]
Eriksson, H. & Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2015). Turning to monster to learn about humanity : presentation of findings from caring monsters - the research project. Human Rights and Health and the Astrid Janzon Symposium : Abstract Book. P. 22-22. [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2014). Intensivpsykiatrisk omvårdnad : att skapa stabilitet och motverka turbulens. . [More information]
Salzmann-Erikson, M. (2014). Nursing Practice in Intensive Psychiatry : Moving From Rigidity To Flexibility. . [More information]
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