Norwegian author, psychiatrist, psychotherapist and professor.
Finn Skårderud, MD, PhD is a Norwegian author, psychiatrist, psychotherapist and
professor. He is adjunct professor at Norwegian School of Sports, Oslo, University of Agder, Kristiansand and South Denmark University, Odense. He is a co-founder and in the leadership of the Norwegian Institute for Mentalizing. He runs a private practice, and is sport psychiatrist collaborating with Norwegian Sport Confederation, with emphasis on preventing and treating eating disorders in sport. In 2014 Finn Skårderud founded Institute for Eating Disorders. This non-profit foundation strives to be an innovative centre of excellence for treatment, research, education and training. He has produced numerous articles, essays, books and book chapters within the fields art, literature, film, psychiatry, psychology and culture, both fiction and non-fiction.