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Lisa Rudolfsson


Lisa Rudolfsson
+46 31 786 5876

Postal Address: Box 603, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Viktoriagatan 13, plan 3 , 41125 Göteborg
Duties: Researcher, project leader

Gothenburg Research Institute (More Information)
Box 603
405 30 Göteborg
Fax: +46 31 786 5619
Visiting Address: Viktoriagatan 13, plan 3 , 411 25 Göteborg

About Lisa Rudolfsson


  • 2015. Ph.D. Psychology, University of Gothenburg 
  • 2009. MSc. Psychology, University of Gothenburg
  • 2006. MSc. Science of religion, University of Gothenburg


Psychology with emphasis on sexology, qualitative methods, and psychological perspectives on religion at the Department of Psychology, University of Gothenburg

Psychology of religion at the Department of Literature, History of Ideas and Religion, University of Gothenburg

Research interests

Sexual abuse, Psychology of religion, Mental health and religion

Current research

Seleted publications

  • Rudolfsson, L. & Tidefors, I. (2015). The struggles of victims of sexual abuse who seek pastoral care. Pastoral Psychology, 64, 453-467.
  • Rudolfsson, L. & Tidefors, I. (2014). I have cried to Him a thousand times, but it makes no difference: Sexual abuse, faith, and images of God. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 17, 910-922.
  • Rudolfsson, L., & Tidefors, I. (2013). I stay and I follow: Clerical reflections on pastoral care for victims of sexual abuse. Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling, 67, 5:1-14.
  • Rudolfsson, L., Tidefors, I., & Strömwall, L. A. (2012). Sexual abuse and the Christian congregation: The role of gender in pastoral care for victims. Pastoral Psychology, 61, 375–388.

Latest publications

Religious victims of sexual abuse
Lisa Rudolfsson
Sexual Crime and Faith, Religion and Spirituality. Edited by, B. Winder, N. Blagden, K. Hocken, R. Lievesley, H. Elliott & P. BanyardPublisher: London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, London, Palgrave MacMillan, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Clergy and mental health clinician collaboration in Sweden: Pilot Survey of COPE
Lisa Rudolfsson, Glen Milstein
Mental Health, Religion & Culture, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Re-establishing violated boundaries: Police officers' experiences of handling cases of rape against women
Lisa Rudolfsson
41st. Nordic Association for Clinical Sexology (NACS), Gothenburg, Sept. 2019, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Professionals’ experiences of integrating a child perspective in adult psychosis service
Jennifer Strand, Lisa Rudolfsson
American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Själavårdande möten med den som har utsatts för sexuella övergrepp.
Lisa Rudolfsson
Den religiösa människan : en introduktion till religionspsykologin / Antoon Geels och Owe Wikström ; med bidrag av Valerie DeMarinis, Jan Hermanson, Petra Junus, Thomas Lindgren, Lisa Rudolfsson och Jonas Svensson, Stockholm, Natur och Kultur, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Pastoral care for victims of sexual abuse: Combining clerics' and confidants' experiences
Lisa Rudolfsson
1st International congress on spiritual counselling and care. Istanbul, Turkey: 7-10 April 2016, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

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Konfrontationsförhören i Cathrine da Costa-ärendet: Några rättspsykologiska observationer
Pär-Anders Granhag, Sofia Calderon, Lisa Rudolfsson
Rättsstaten: Idé och verklighet, Uppsala, iUSTUS Förlag, Chapter in book 2015
Chapter in book


The need to tell and the need not to listen – Confidants strives and care givers struggles in pastoral care for victims of sexual abuse
Lisa Rudolfsson, Inga Tidefors
Nordic Association for Clinical Sexology (NACS) Malmö 18-21 september 2014, Conference contribution 2014
Conference contribution

“To me everything is intertwined” — Consequences on faith following sexual abuse
Lisa Rudolfsson, Inga Tidefors
Criminal policies in sexual violence: from research to legislation and treatment. 13th conference of the International Association for the Treatment of Sexual Offenders (IATSO), Conference contribution 2014
Conference contribution



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