Research on urinary problems and their impact on social life 

The title of my 2009 doctoral thesis was Sleep and Quality of Life in Men with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and Their Partners. 

My main finding was that urinary problems led to poorer health-related quality of life and sleep than among a control group with hernias. Their partners are also affected by the problems.

Ongoing studies in the field concern sexual relations and the impact of urinary incontinence on men in their social lives.

I am also involved in designing instruments and a questionnaire (LIQ) that target urinary incontinence.

Teaching in Nursing Science

Since March 2016, I have been in charge of the first-cycle Nursing programme. The degree programme is offered at both our Linköping and Norrköping campuses.

I am an examiner in first-cycle Nursing Science for semester 2 of the Nursing programme, as well as the second-cycle course in incontinence and care.

I supervise first and second-cycle papers.

Assignments and higher education degrees
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Assignments

  • In charge of the first-cycle Nursing programme
  • Assistant supervisor for Sara Pettersson, doctoral student at the Department of Social and Welfare Studies
  • On the editorial board of the International Journal of Urological Nursing

Higher education degrees

  • 1983, Nursing degree
  • 1987, Advanced training in medical and surgical care
  • 2000, Master's programme in Public Health Science
  • 2009, Doctor of Medicine, Surgery, specialisation in Urology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, Linköping

Publications
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Selected publications
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Helén Marklund-Bau, Anders Spångberg, Ulla Edéll-Gustafsson (2015)

Scandinavian journal of urology , Vol.49 , s.321-328 Continue to DOI

Helén Marklund-Bau, Ulla Edéll-Gustafsson, Anders Spångberg (2007)

Scandinavian Journal of Urology and Nephrology , Vol.41 , s.32-41 Continue to DOI

Collaboration with researchers in Nursing Science
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