Stockholm University, Sweden
Tores Theorell is professor emiritus at Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute. I am a physician who defended my dissertation in 1971 at the Karolinska Institute with my thesis on Life events in relation to myocardial infarction. I practiced clinical internal medicine and cardiology 1967-1978 and social medicine 1978-1980. I was Professor at the National Institute for Psychosocial Factors and Health (the institute later transformed to the Stress Research institute at the Stockholm University) in 1981.