Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt

PhD, Associate professor

Profile photoJohanne Jeppesen Lomholt
(Maiden name: Johanne Højhus Jeppesen)
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences
Postal address:
Bartholins Allé 9
1350, 328
8000
Aarhus C
Denmark
Email: johanhj@psy.au.dk
Phone: +4587165827

Education

2013PhD, Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences, Aarhus University
2008MSc (Psychology), Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences, Aarhus University

Employment History

2020Associate professor, Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences, Aarhus University
2016Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences, Aarhus University
2013Postdoc, TrygFonden's Centre for Child Research, Aarhus University
2013External lecturer, Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences, Aarhus University
2009PhD-fellowship, Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences, Aarhus University
2008Research Fellowship from The Health Science Research Foundation for the Central Denmark Region
2006Research assistant, Aarhus Universityhospital, Skejby Sygehus

Research areas

- Pediatric psychology among these pediatric pain
- School weelbeing
- School absenteeism

Teaching areas

- Clinical child psychology at bachelor and master level
- Pediatric psycholofy at master level
- Research methods
- Supervision master-theses
- Co-supervision PhD theses

Selected grants awarded

2016Innovation Fund Denmark, project manager, PI: Mikael Thastum; DKK.10.4 mill..
2014TrygFondens Child Research Centre, Seed Money: DKK. 200.000
2009Danish Rheumatism Association: DKK. 75.000
2009Rosalie Petersen Foundation: DKK. 60.000
2008Health Science Research Foundation for the Central Denmark Region: DKK. 80.000

Publications

Lomholt, J. J., Nielsen Arendt, J., Bolvig, I., & Thastum, M. (2021). Children with School Absenteeism: Comparing Risk Factors Individually and in Domains. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research. https://doi.org/10.1080/00313831.2020.1869085
Randa, H., Khoury, L. R., Grønborg, T. K., Lomholt, J. J., Skov, L., & Zachariae, R. (2020). Development and preliminary validation of the Adolescent Psoriasis Quality of Life instrument (APso-QOL): a disease-specific measure of quality of life in adolescents with psoriasis. British Journal of Dermatology, 183(1), 96-104. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.18719
Lomholt, J. J., Johnsen, D. B., Silverman, W. K., Heyne, D., Jeppesen, P., & Thastum, M. (2020). Feasibility study of Back2School, a modular cognitive behavioral intervention for youth with school attendance problems. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, [586]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00586
Damgaard-Møller, S. P., & Lomholt, J. J. (2019). Hvad driver de ambitiøse elever? En kritisk analyse af brugbarheden af Dwecks teori som forklaringsmodel for mentale karakteristika hos ”12-tals piger”. Pæda­gogisk Psykologisk Tidsskrift, 56(5/6), 102-113.
Lomholt, J. J., Johnsen, D. B., & Thastum, M. (2019). Hvordan hjælper vi børn med problematisk skolefravær? erfaringer fra Back2School-projektet. Ledelse i Morgen - Tidsskrift for pædagogisk ledelse, 22(4).
Thastum, M., Johnsen, D. B., Silverman, W. K., Jeppesen, P., Heyne, D. A., & Lomholt, J. J. (2019). The Back2School modular cognitive behavioral intervention for youths with problematic school absenteeism: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 20(1), [29]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-3124-3
Randa, H., Lomholt, J. J., Skov, L., & Zachariae, R. (2018). Health-related quality of life in adolescents with psoriasis: an interview-based study. British Journal of Dermatology, 178(6), 1404-1411. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.16326
Lomholt, J. J. (2018). Fravær og mistrivsel i skolen. Samfundsøkonomen, (1), 43-45.
Mahler, B., Lomholt, J. J., & Herlin, T. (2018). Anxiety symptoms predict poor sleep quality in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Pediatric Rheumatology , 16(52), [P399]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12969-018-0265-6
Nørgaard, M., Lomholt, J. J., Thastum, M., Herlin, M., Twilt, M., & Herlin, T. (2017). Accelerometer-assessed daily physical activity in relation to pain cognition in juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology, 46(1), 22-26. https://doi.org/10.3109/03009742.2016.1160146
Lomholt, J. J., Jacobsen, E. B., Thastum, M., & Pilegaard, H. (2016). A prospective study on quality of life in youths after pectus excavatum correction. Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 5(5), 456-465. https://doi.org/10.21037/acs.2016.08.02
Lomholt, J. J., Thastum, M., Christensen, A. E., Leegaard, A., & Herlin, T. (2015). Cognitive behavioral group intervention for pain and well-being in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a study of feasibility and preliminary efficacy. Pediatric Rheumatology , 13(35). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12969-015-0032-x
Nørgaard, M., Lomholt, J. J., Thastum, M., Herlin, M., Twilt, M., & Herlin, T. (2015). Accelerometer-Assessed Daily Physical Activity in Relation to Pain Cognitions and Quality of Life in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Arthritis & Rheumatology, 67(10), 2444.
Nørgaard, M., Lomholt, J. J., Thastum, M., Herlin, M., Twilt, M., & Herlin, T. (2015). Role of pain, pain coping and health beliefs in decreased accelerometer-assessed daily activity in juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 74(2), 621.
Lomholt, J. J. (2013, Aug 7). Arthritic kids feel pain even after successful treatment. http://sciencenordic.com/arthritic-kids-feel-pain-even-after-successful-treatment
Lomholt, J. J. (2013, Jul 27). Børn med gigt oplever smerter, efter sygdommen er taget af. http://videnskab.dk/krop-sundhed/born-med-gigt-oplever-smerter-efter-sygdommen-er-taget-af
Leegaard, A., Lomholt, J. J., Thastum, M., & Herlin, T. (2013). Decreased pain threshold in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a cross-sectional study. Journal of Rheumatology, 40(7), 1212-7. https://doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.120793
Lomholt, J. J., Thastum, M., & Herlin, T. (2013). Pain experience in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis treated with anti-TNF agents compared to non-biologic standard treatment. Pediatric Rheumatology , 11(21), 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1186/1546-0096-11-21
Lomholt, J. J., Herlin, T., Christensen, A. E., Leegaard, A., & Thastum, M. (2012). Results of a waitlist controlled psychological group treatment program for children with juvenile idiopathic arthirtis and their parents. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 72(6), 487.
Lomholt, J. J., Herlin, T., Christensen , A. E., Leegaard, A., & Thastum, M. (2012). A waitlist controlled trial of the efficacy of a psychological treatment program for children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and their parents. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 71(3), 739. http://www.abstracts2view.com/eular/view.php?nu=EULAR12L_THU0475-HPR
Leegaard, A., Lomholt, J. J., Thastum, M., & Herlin, T. (2012). Pressure pain treshold and pain coping strategies in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: A cross-sectional study. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 71(suppl. 3), 701. http://www.abstracts2view.com/eular/
Jacobsen, E. B., Thastum, M., Jeppesen, J. H., & Pilegaard, H. (2010). Health-related quality of life in children and adolescents undergoing surgery for pectus excavatum. European Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 20(2), 85-91. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0029-1243621
Jeppesen, J. H. (2010). Juvenil idiopatisk arthritis- smerter og TNF-α hæmmere. BestPractice. Reumatologi, 3(8), 5-7. http://www.bestprac.dk/

Activities

Back2School: A feasibility study of a modular cognitive behavioural intervention for youth with school attendance problems

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Lecturer)

17 Oct 2019

INSA Conference

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Participant)

16 Oct 201918 Oct 2019

​Søskende bag det kronisk syge barn

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Lecturer)

3 Sep 2019

N=1 Stockholm symposium

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Participant)

26 Oct 2018

Hvordan hjælper vi børn med bekymrende skolefravær? Erfaringer fra Back2School projektet

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Lecturer) & Mikael Thastum (Lecturer)

27 Sep 2018

European Pediatric Psychology Conference

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Participant)

20 Sep 201821 Sep 2018

Back2School

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Lecturer)

21 Aug 2018

Hvad siger den nyeste forskning om børns fravær og dens betydning for deres udvikling og læring?

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Lecturer)

14 Mar 2018

Department of Economics and Business Economics - TrygFonden's Centre for Child Research (Organisational unit)

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Member)

20182021

Risk factors for and treatment of school absenteeism in children and adolescents

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Lecturer)

30 Jun 2017

The 9th International Congress of Cognitive Psychotherapy

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Participant)

29 Jun 20171 Jul 2017

Skole og Skoling

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Speaker)

9 Feb 2016

Hvad gør vi ved skolefravær i PPR regi?

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Organizer)

5 Feb 2015

Hvad gør vi ved skolefravær?

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Organizer)

2 Feb 2015

Kick off workshop for AU Network of Public Mental Child Health

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Participant)

12 Dec 2014

Danish schoolchildren with low attendance: Investigating contextual and individual risk factors

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Invited speaker)

29 Aug 2014

Conference on Evidence on Schooling and Wellbeing

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Participant)

28 Aug 201429 Aug 2014

15th CWIG Meeting

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Speaker)

14 Jun 2014

AU Workshop: The Well-being of Children and Youth

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Speaker)

17 Jan 2014

Opening Conference: Trygfonden's Centre for Child Research

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Participant)

29 Aug 201331 Aug 2013

9th International Symposium on Pediatric Pain

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Participant)

17 Jun 201320 Jun 2013

Dansk Børnereumatologisk Selskabs 7. videnskabelige møde

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Speaker)

8 Apr 2013

Ophold v. Dr. Patrick McGrath, Centre for pediatric pain research, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Canada

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Participant)

Jul 2012Oct 2012

Cognitive behavioral therapy in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Lecturer)

28 Jun 2012

Results of a wait list controlled psychological group treatment program for children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and their parents

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Invited speaker)

28 Jun 2012

15th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Consultation-Liason Psychiatry and Psychosomatic (EACLPP) & 29th European Conference on Psychosomatic Research (ECPR)

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Participant)

27 Jun 201230 Jun 2012

Annual European Congres of Rheumatology

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Participant)

6 Jun 20129 Jun 2012

Pain experience in children with JIA treated with anti-TNF agents compared to standard treatment

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Invited speaker)

29 Mar 2012

Effekten af et ventelistekontrolleret psykologiskbehandlingsprogram for børn med juvenil idiopatisk artrit og deres forældre

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Invited speaker)

28 Feb 2012

Pain experience in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis treated with anti-TNF agents compared to standard treatment

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Other)

28 Feb 2012

Smerter hos børn med leddegigt: En præsentation af et psykologisk interventionsprojekt

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Lecturer)

6 Oct 2011

Børneafdelingens 5. Uddannelses- og Forskningssymposium

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Invited speaker)

8 Sep 2011

Smerter hos børn og unge med gigt: En psykologisk tilgang

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Lecturer)

13 Mar 2011

Trivsel hos børn med vedvarende smerter

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Lecturer)

20 Sep 2010

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with Children

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Participant)

17 Sep 200918 Sep 2009

Børneafdelingens 4. Uddannelses- og Forskningssymposium

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Participant)

11 Sep 200912 Sep 2009

Pain in Child Health (PICH) (External organisation)

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Member)

11 Jun 2009 → …

Annual European Congress of Rheumatology 2009

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Participant)

10 Jun 200913 Jun 2009

 A psychosocial perspective on pain experience and functional disability in children with arthritis

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Lecturer)

10 Jun 2009

Forskningsmatiné, Århus Universitetshospital, Skejby

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt (Participant)

1 Mar 2009 → …

Prizes

The Danish Rheumatism Association: Student Award

Lomholt, Johanne Jeppesen (Recipient), 27 May 2009

Press / Media

"Er du en sur krokodille i dag?"

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt

01/10/2010

1 Media contribution

Hjælp dit barn hvis det er bange for at komme til lægen

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt

12/10/2018

1 Media contribution

Smerter stopper ikke altid med sygdommen

Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt

01/01/2011

1 Media contribution

Ude af form til at gå i skole

Mikael Thastum, Tine Lind Nielsen & Johanne Jeppesen Lomholt

22/03/2019

1 item of Media coverage