Dr. Lotta Borg Skoglund

Co-Founder and Medical Director at Letterlife

Dr. Skoglund is a senior consultant physician trained in general medicine and psychiatry and an associate professor in psychiatry at the Department of Women’s and Children’s Health at Uppsala University, and the Department of Clinical Neuroscience at Karolinska Institutet.

Literature & Clinical Work
Dr. Skoglund is clinically active and dedicated to improving the co-created standard of care through lead patient users and patient organizations.

She is the author of six popular science books translated internationally and holds several commissions of trust in national agencies, non-profit organizations, and patient associations. Lotta is an active advocate for a holistic, empowering, and evidence-based focus on mental health, neurodiversity, and female rights. She is also the co-founder of Letterlife.

25 years of clinical experince with ADHD

Popular science author

Co-Founder Letterlife

Scientific Work

Her scientific work targets the intersection of ADHD and comorbidity conditions (substance use disorders, personality disorders and mood disorders) as well as gender discrepancies and hormonal factors associated with neurodiversity and ADHD. More specifically, she leads a trans-professional clinically oriented research group of psychiatrists, psychologists, gynecologists, midwifes and sociologists exploring how sex hormones, hormonal contraceptives and sexual risk-tanking interact with ADHD traits, symptom severity and comorbidity in girls and women. Read Lottas Doctoral Thesis.

Here you can find neuropsychiatry studies and international journal publications.

Read Lottas Articles
  • Blog

ADHD Survival Guide for Women

If you are living as a neurodivergent woman in a world designed for neurotypical men you have probably already realized that most people aren’t wired the way you are. As a direct consequence you may also receive advice that may be entirely reasonable and relevant for most people but can be absolutely useless and, in […]

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How Sex Hormones Impact Mental Health

For many years, it’s been clear that males and females represent two distinct subgroups of the same species when it comes to physical conditions and disorders. However, this understanding has yet to fully permeate the field of psychiatry. This week’s blog post is a summary of key findings and takeaways from a Harvard review article […]

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I can’t stand the pill!

About ADHD, hormonal contra­ceptives, and depression Blog by Lotta Borg Skoglund Our research group GODDESS ADHD (Gender-informed research to Overcome Diagnostic Delay and Emotional dysregulation through Self-awareness and Self-efficacy in female ADHD) are dedicated to increase the knowledge around how hormones affect mental health in females across an entire lifetime. This bog is a summary […]