Anna Keski-Rahkonen

Anna Keski-Rahkonen

Specialist in Psychiatry and Public Health

  • PL 20 (Tukholmankatu 8 B), Biomedicum 2, 511

    00014 Helsingin yliopisto


  • Finland


Research activity per year

Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

My core areas of interest are mental health, public health, sexual health, and gender and health. My work examines the interface of mental health and wellbeing in adolescents and young adults. I am particularly interested in mental health, eating disorders, ADHD, and autism. As a Fellow of the European Committee of Sexual Medicine and a Gender, Sexual, and Relationship Diversity therapist, I have a broad understanding of human sexuality and gender diversity.  I have a strong interest in clinical and population epidemiology and gender issues. I have published several non-fiction books.

I offer various courses for health professionals on mental health, sexual health, research methods, and academic writing.

Education/Academic qualification

Gender, Sex and Relationship Therapist

Award Date: 14 Jan 2023

Gender Studies, Master in Gender Studies, Master’s Thesis: Gender diversity and autism, University of Helsinki

Award Date: 6 Apr 2022

Rehabilitation, Neuropsychiatric coach


Award Date: 1 Dec 2021

Sexology, Specialist in Sexological Counseling, Nordic Association for Clinical Sexology (NACS)

2021 → …

Award Date: 2 Oct 2021

Sexual Medicine, Fellow of the European Committee of Sexual Medicine, European Society for Sexual Medicine

2020 → …

Award Date: 4 Feb 2020

Specialist in Medical Education, Suomen Lääkäriliitto

2019 → …

Award Date: 11 Apr 2019

Specialist in Psychiatry, University of Helsinki

2015 → …

Docent in Psychiatric Epidemiology, University of Helsinki

2009 → …

Specialist in Public Health, University of Helsinki

2007 → …

Master of Public Health, Columbia University

2005 → …

Doctor of Medical Science, University of Helsinki

2005 → …

Medical Doctor, University of Helsinki

1998 → …

Fields of Science

  • 3141 Health care science
  • 3142 Public health care science, environmental and occupational health
  • Mental Health

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.