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Research presentation

Sven Trygged

Sven Trygged 2020, professor i socialt arbete

Research presentation

Sven Trygged


Research subject: Social Work

Sven Trygged is a Professor of Social Work at University of Gävle. His research relates to vulnerable positions on the labour market, to social consequences of poor health and exposure to violence, and to international social work. He has written several textbooks. His forthcoming research will focus on employees in elderly care related to privatization of public services.


Sven Trygged participates in several current research projects and more detailed information about each project can be read on the page about the research area.

  • Samverkan Gävleborg 2022. The project is in progress 2023-2025 and the project funding comes from Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF).
  • The digitalization of social services.
  • Reports of concern about children.
  • Interprofessional learning.
  • The textbook Supportive conversations, Meetings, and Relationships in Social Work.


Scholarly articles, refereed

Lindmark, T., Engström, M. & Trygged, S. (2023). First-Line Managers’ Perceptions of Their Psychosocial Work Environment in Nursing Homes: A Qualitative Analysis of the Influence of Ownership Type. Health & Social Care in the Community, 2023. 10.1155/2023/6694499 [More information]
Ingard, C., Sjölund, M. & Trygged, S. (2023). People With Dementia as Active Agents in Nursing Homes: A Scoping Review. SAGE Open, 13 (2). 10.1177/21582440231180585 [More information]
Lindmark, T., Ingard, C. & Trygged, S. (2023). Prerequisites for empowerment: a study of procurement documents for the provision of care in Swedish nursing homes. European Journal of Social Work, 26 (5), 853-868. 10.1080/13691457.2022.2115017 [More information]
Lindmark, T., Engström, M. & Trygged, S. (2023). Psychosocial Work Environment and Well-Being of Direct-Care Staff Under Different Nursing Home Ownership Types: A Systematic Review. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 42 (2), 347-359. 10.1177/07334648221131468 [More information]
Trygged, S., Lindgren Ödén, B. & Björkman, A. (2022). Body. Grade. Relation. Understanding children’s needs through interprofessional learning. Nordic Social Work Research, 12 (1), 153-165. 10.1080/2156857X.2020.1797857 [More information]
Andersson, J., Cole, E. & Trygged, S. (2022). När hjälpen finns på Facebook : Om försummade behov och nya hjälpformer. Socialmedicinsk Tidskrift, 99 (4), 509-521. External link [More information]
Trygged, S., Lilja, M., Hedlund, E. & Kåreholt, I. (2021). Some Die Young: A Follow-Up Study of Young Men Exposed to Violence in Sweden. Victims & Offenders, 16 (5), 652-663. 10.1080/15564886.2020.1829223 [More information]
Trygged, S. (2020). Coping strategies among low-income families in Sweden. Social Work & Society, 18 (2), 1-16. External link [More information]
Trygged, S. (2020). Staff Under New Market Rules : A Case Study of a Group Home for People with Intellectual Disabilities in Sweden. Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare, 47 (1), 97-121. 10.15453/0191-5096.4207 [More information]
Kåreholt, I., Lilja, M., Hedstrom, E. & Trygged, S. (2018). Of premature demise - a follow-up study of young men exposed to violence in Sweden. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 25 (Suppl. 1), S75-. [More information]
Trygged, S. (2017). Open comparisons of social services in Sweden : Why, how and for what?. Cogent Social Sciences, 3 (1). 10.1080/23311886.2017.1404735 [More information]
Trygged, S., Backlund, Å. & Elofsson, S. (2017). Patterns of Poor Health among Junior and Senior High School Students in Sweden. Health Behavior and Policy Review, 4 (3), 294-305. 10.14485/HBPR.4.3.10 [More information]
Kalinnikova Magnusson, L. & Trygged, S. (2014). A retrospective on care and denial of children with disabilities in Russia. Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research, 16 (3), 229-248. 10.1080/15017419.2013.861865 [More information]
Trygged, S., Hedlund, E. & Kåreholt, I. (2014). Beaten and poor? : a study of the long-term economic situation of women victims of severe violence. Journal of Health & Social Policy, 29 (2), 100-113. 10.1080/19371918.2013.776320 [More information]
Trygged, S., Hedlund, E. & Kåreholt, I. (2014). Living in danger : previous violence, socioeconomic position, and mortality risk among women over a 10-year period. Journal of Health & Social Policy, 29 (2), 114-120. 10.1080/19371918.2013.776350 [More information]
Trygged, S. (2014). Trendalysing Social Work. International Journal of Recent Contributions from Engineering, Science & IT, 2 (4), 39-45. 10.3991/ijes.v2i4.4200 [More information]
Trygged, S., Hedlund, E. & Kåreholt, I. (2013). Sociala konsekvenser av sjukdom - Exemplet stroke. Socialmedicinsk Tidskrift, 90 (4), 613-629. External link [More information]
Trygged, S., Backlund, Å. & Elofsson, S. (2013). Vem kan man lita på? Skolelevers förtroende för skolpersonal. Socialmedicinsk Tidskrift, 90 (4), 591-603. External link [More information]
Trygged, S., Hedlund, E. & Kåreholt, I. (2013). Våldsutsatta kvinnor drabbas av långsiktiga ekonomiska konsekvenser. Socialmedicinsk Tidskrift, 90 (4), 604-612. External link [More information]
Trygged, S., Hedlund, E. & Kåreholt, I. (2013). Women experiencing severe violence in all social groups suffer long-term negative economic consequences. Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, 21 (1), 61-76. 10.1332/175982712X657127 [More information]
Trygged, S. (2012). Embedded counselling in advisory work with clients in debt. Journal of Social Work Practice, 26 (2), 245-258. 10.1080/02650533.2011.610594 [More information]
Trygged, S. & Eriksson, B. (2012). How do students perceive the international dimension in social work education? : an enquiry among Swedish and German students. Journal of social work education, 48 (4), 655-667. 10.5175/JSWE.2012.201100120 [More information]
Ahacic, K., Trygged, S. & Kåreholt, I. (2012). Income and education as predictors of stroke mortality after the survival of a first stroke. Stroke Research and Treatment. 10.1155/2012/983145 [More information]
Trygged, S. (2012). Return to work and wellbeing after stroke—a success story?. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation (IJTR), 19 (8), 431-438. 10.12968/ijtr.2012.19.8.431 [More information]
Trygged, S., Hedlund, E. & Kåreholt, I. (2011). Education and post-stroke separation among couples with mutual children. Journal of Divorce and Remarriage, 52 (6), 401-414. 10.1080/10502556.2011.592423 [More information]
Trygged, S., Ahacic, K. & Kåreholt, I. (2011). Income and education as predictors of return to working life among younger stroke patients. BMC Public Health, 11, 742-. 10.1186/1471-2458-11-742 [More information]
Trygged, S. (2010). Balancing the global and the local : Some normative reflections on international social work. International Social Work, 53 (5), 643-654. 10.1177/0020872810371204 [More information]
Trygged, S. & Eriksson, B. (2009). Implementing Swedish models of social work in a Russian context. Social Work & Society, 7 (2), 273-284. [More information]
Trygged, S. (2009). Social work with vulnerable families and children in 11 Russian regions. European Journal of Social Work, 12 (2), 201-220. 10.1080/13691450802567481 [More information]
Trygged, S. (2008). Studies in international social work. European Journal of Social Work, 11 (4), 475-476. 10.1080/13691450802517072 [More information]
Trygged, S. & Kåreholt, I. (2007). Återgång i arbete bland yngre strokepatienter : effekter av socioekonomisk position. Socialmedicinsk Tidskrift (6), 20-26. [More information]

Scholarly articles, non-refereed

Eriksson, B. & Trygged, S. (2010). Zur Sozialarbeitsentwicklung im Nachkriegs-Bosnien und Herzegowina. Sozial Extra, 34 (1-2), 31-34. [More information]

Book reviews

Trygged, S. (2019). Ny avhandling sätter familjen i fokus : Recenserad avhandling: Socialtjänsten och familjen. Socialarbetares konstruktion av familj och insatser i familjerelaterad komplexitet Författare: Ahmet Gümüscü, Institutionen för socialt arbete, Umeå universitet. Socialmedicinsk Tidskrift. P. 884-885. External link [More information]
Published by: Camilla Haglund Page responsible: Magnus Isaksson Updated: 2020-01-23
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