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Sebastian Gabrielsson
Sebastian Gabrielsson

Sebastian Gabrielsson

Senior Lecturer
Luleå University of Technology
Nursing and Medical Technology
Department of Health, Education and Technology
+46 (0)920 493227
S319 Luleå

Sebastian is a senior lecturer/assistant professor in nursing and a registered nurse specialized in psychiatric care. In his 2015 doctoral thesis he explored the content and context of adult psychiatric inpatient care from the perspective of professional caregivers. He has a clinical background in acute psychiatric care.


He has been involved in teaching at university level since 2006, mainly within first cycle nursing education and second cycle psychiatric nursing education. He is interested in flexible, relational, web based pedagogical solutions.

Course coordinator

  • O7034H Nursing, Thesis in Psychiatric Care, 15 credits
  • O7074H Leadership, organization and development in Psychiatri Care, 7.5 credits
  • O0108H Recovery-Oriented Practice in Psychiatric Care II, 7.5 credits
  • O0106H Nursing: Thesis, 15 credits


  • O7024H Nursing within Psychiatric Care, 7.5 credits
  • O7044H Nursing Interventions within Psychiatric Care, 7.5 credits
  • O0102H Recovery-Oriented Practice in Psychiatric Care I, 7.5 credits


Sebastians research use qualitative and mixed methods and include both professional and service user perspectives. Areas of special interest include:

  • Psychiatric inpatient care and inpatient mental health nursing
  • Recovery oriented care and recovery focused transformation
  • Reflective practices in nursing education and practice
  • Vulnerable populations health care needs and experiences
  • Innovative technological solutions in mental health
  • Professional roles and perspectives in psychiatric care


  • Programme director, Postgraduate diploma programme in specialist nursing, psychiatric care
  • Chair of the departments ethics group 
  • Member of the International Journal of Mental Health Nursing editorial board
  • Peer reviewer for Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, and International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being


Related documents


Article in journal

‘Don’t abandon me’ (2021)

Young people’s experiences of child and adolescent psychiatric inpatient care supporting recovery described in blogs
Wallström. R, Lindgren. E, Gabrielsson. S
International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, Vol. 30, nr. 1, s. 117-125
Article in journal

Predatory nursing journals (2021)

A case study of author prevalence and characteristics
Gabrielsson. S, Eriksson. S, Godskesen. T
Nursing Ethics, Vol. 28, nr. 5, s. 823-833
Article in journal

‘Treat me with respect’ (2021)

transgender persons’ experiences of encounters with healthcare staff
Carlström. R, Ek. S, Gabrielsson. S
Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, Vol. 35, nr. 2, s. 600-607