Lilian Juliane Kozlowski Mayerhofer
Wellbeing, Happiness and Quality of Life
Illbeing and Resilience
Genetics in Mental Health
PhD candidate in the project “Motherhood and Quality of Life”, funded by Norges Forskningsrådet. In this project, we try to understand the determinants of Subjective Wellbeing among Norwegian parents, as well as caregiving burden and how it can impact their children’s mental health. We are particularly interest in how the parents’ social network can work as a protective factor to their mental health.
We are also interested in reaching a broader understanding of how the genetics of wellbeing work through the use of GWAS and Polygenic scores. We aim to analyze how genetics can influence one’s social network, work environment and satisfaction with life.
Lílian Mayerhofer is a Medical Doctor specialized in Psychiatry, graduating from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), with years of experience in the clinical setting of a middle-income country (Brazil). After this period, Lílian had her Master’s in Global Health at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, in Trondheim (Norway). The Master’s led to the thesis “Experience of caregivers while caring for a person with dementia attending Butabika Hospital, Uganda” and allowed her to conduct field work in Kampala, Uganda.
In 2021, Lílian started as PhD fellow at PROMENTA Research Center at the Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, under the supervision of Prof. Espen Røysamb and Prof. Ragnhild Bang Nes.
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