Recent Submissions

  • Genome-wide association study of borderline personality disorder reveals genetic overlap with bipolar disorder, major depression and schizophrenia 

    Witt, Stephanie H.; Streit, F; Jungkunz, M; Frank, J; Awasthi, S; Reinbold, CS; Treutlein, J; Degenhardt, F; Forstner, AJ; Heilmann-Heimbach, S; Dietl, L; Schwarze, CE; Schendel, D; Strohmaier, Jana; Abdellaoui, A; Adolfsson, Rolf; Air, TM; Akil, Huda; Alda, Martin; Alliey-Rodriguez, N; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Babadjanova, Gulia; Bass, N; Bauer, M; Baune, Bernhard T.; Bellivier, Frank; Bergen, Sarah E; Bethell, A; Biernacka, Joanna M.; Blackwood, Douglas H.R.; Boks, Marco P; Boomsma, Dorret I.; Borglum, Anders D; Borrmann-Hassenbach, M; Brennan, P; Budde, M; Buttenschon, HN; Byrne, Enda M.; Cervantes, P; Clarke, TK; Craddock, N; Cruceanu, C; Curtis, David; Czerski, Piotr M.; Dannlowski, Udo; Davis, T; de Geus, Eco J C; Di Florio, A; Djurovic, Srdjan; Domenici, Enrico; Edenberg, Howard J; Etain, Bruno; Fischer, SB; Forty, L; Fraser, C; Frye, M; Fullerton, JM; Gershon, Elliot S.; Gieglin, I; Gordon, Scott D; Gordon-Smith, K; Grabe, Hans Jörgen; Green, EK; Greenwood, TA; Grigoroiu-Serbanescu, Maria; Guzman-Parra, J; Hall, L; Hamshere, Marian; Hauser, J; Hautzinger, Martin; Heilbronner, U; Herms, Stefan; Hitturlingappa, S; HOFFMANN, PAVEL; Holmans, P; Hottenga, Jouke Jan; Jamain, Stephane; Jones, I; Jones, L; Juréus, Anna; Kahn, René S; Kammerer-Ciernioch, Jutta; Kirov, George; Kittel-Schneider, Sarah; Kloiber, Stefan; Knott, SV; Kogevinas, Manolis; Landen, M; Leber, M; Leboyer, Marion; Li, Qingqin S.; Lissowska, Jolanta; Lucae, Susanne; Martin, NG; Mayoral-Cleries, F; McElroy, SL; McIntosh, Andrew M; McKay, James D; McQuilling, A; Medland, Sarah E; Middeldorp, Christel M.; Milaneschi, Y; Mitchell, Philip B; Montgomery, Grant W; Mors, O; Mühleisen, Thomas W.; Muller-Myshok, B; Myers, Richard M; Nievergelt, Caroline M.; Nurnberger, John I.; O'Donovan, Michael C; Loohuis, Loes M. Olde; Ophoff, R; Oruc, Liliana; Owen, Michael J; Paciga, SA; Penninx, Brenda W J H; Perry, A; Pfennig, Andrea; Potash, James B.; Preisig, Martin; Reif, A; Rivas, F; Rouleau, GA; Schofield, Peter R; Schulze, Thomas G; Schwarz, M; Scott, L; Sinnamon, GCB; Stahl, Eli A.; Strauss, J; Turecki, G; Van der Auwera, S; Vedder, Helmut; Vincent, John B; Willemsen, Gonneke; Witt, CC; Wray, Naomi R; Xi, HS; Tadic, A; Dahmen, Norbert; Schott, Björn H; Cichon, Sven; Nothen, Markus M; Ripke, Stephan; Mobascher, A; Rujescu, Dan; Lieb, K; Roepke, S; Schmal, Christine; Bohus, Martin; Rietschel, Marcella; Morken, Gunnar; Gade, K (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Borderline personality disorder (BOR) is determined by environmental and genetic factors, and characterized by affective instability and impulsivity, diagnostic symptoms also observed in manic phases of bipolar disorder ...
  • Early parent–child interaction problems in primary health care: Screening, video-intervention and parental psychopathology 

    Høivik, Magnhild Singstad (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2017:42, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
    Vansker i relasjonen mellom foreldre og små barn i primærhelsetjenesten: foreldres psykiske problemer og effekt av veiledning Å fange opp og behandle tidlige problemer i foreldre – barn relasjonen etter fødsel er avgjørende ...
  • Prevalence and correlates of successful aging in a population-based sample of older adults: The HUNT study 

    Bosnes, Ingunn; Almkvist, Ove; Bosnes, Ole; Stordal, Eystein; Romild, Ulla Kristina; Nordahl, Hans Morten (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    The factors influencing successful aging (SA) are of great interest in an aging society. The aims of this study were to investigate the prevalence of SA, the relative importance across age of the three components used to ...
  • Barns aggressive atferd etter foreldretrening 

    Fossum, Sturla; Drugli, May Britt; Handegård, Bjørn Helge; Mørch, Willy Tore (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
    De utrolige årene (DUÅ) er et veldokumentert behandlingsprogram for utagerende barn. Det har positive resultater for mange, men ikke alle. Blant annet har barn som har mødre med liten utdanning, dårligere fremgang på Eyberg ...
  • The Incredible Years Teacher Classroom Management Programme in Kindergartens: Effects of a Universal Preventive Effort 

    Fossum, Sturla; Handegård, Bjørn Helge; Drugli, May Britt (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    The purpose of this study was to identify preventive effects of the Incredible Years (IY) teacher classroom management (TCM) programme, which is employed in Norwegian kindergartens for 3-year-old to 6-year-old children. ...
  • Screening for mental health problems in a Norwegian preschool population. A validation of the Ages and Stages Questionnaire: Social- Emotional (ASQ:SE) 

    Stensen, Kenneth; Stenseng, Frode; Lydersen, Stian; de Wolff, Marianne S.; Wallander, Jan Lance; Drugli, May Britt (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Background: Early detection of mental health problems in childhood is important. However, studies on screening instruments for preschool children are rare. The aim of the present study was to validate the Ages and Stages ...
  • Use of mechanical and pharmacological restraint over an eight-year period and its relation to clinical factors 

    Reitan, Solveig Merete Klæbo; Helvik, Anne-Sofie; Iversen, Valentina Cabral (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Background: Use of restraint and finding the balance between security and ethics is a continuous dilemma in clinical psychiatry. In daily clinic and in planning health-care service, knowledge on the characteristics of ...
  • Psychiatric Disorders and General Functioning in Low Birthweight Adults: A Longitudinal Study 

    Lærum, Astrid Merete Winsnes; Reitan, Solveig Merete Klæbo; Evensen, Kari Anne Indredavik; Lydersen, Stian; Brubakk, Ann-Mari; Skranes, Jon Sverre; Indredavik, Marit Sæbø (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    OBJECTIVE: To examine psychiatric morbidity and overall functioning in adults born with low birth weight compared with normal birth weight controls at age 26 years and to study longitudinal trajectories of psychiatric ...
  • Received knowledge of elective surgical patients and their trust in hospital staff: a cross-sectional multicentre study 

    Conradsen, Stein; Iversen, Valentina Cabral (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Rationale, aims and objectives: Trust is an essential component of the patient-physician relationship and is of relevance to all patients, including those undergoing elective surgery. Trust can be considered a collective ...
  • Depression has a strong relationship to alterations in the immune, endocrine ad neural system 

    Hestad, Knut; Aukrust, P.; Tønseth, S; Reitan, Solveig Klæbo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009)
    Epidemiological findings indicate a connection between depressive symptoms and changes in status of the immune system in depressed patients. This raises the possibility of causative connections. Theories on mechanisms for ...
  • The voices of Young Sexual offenders in Norway: A Qualitative study 

    Sandvik, Marita; Nesset, Merete Berg; Berg, Anita; Søndenaa, Erik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Adolescents commit around 20 - 30 percent of all sexual offences and attempts have been made in the literature to distinguish between types of young sexual offenders. This study describes the understanding of nine Norwegian ...
  • Suicide and mental disorders: A discourse of politics, power, and vested interests 

    Hjelmeland, Heidi Marie; Knizek, Birthe Loa (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    One of the most well-established truths in suicidology is that mental disorders play a significant role in at least 90% of suicides, and a causal relationship between the two is often implied. In this article, the authors ...
  • Maternal Age at Child Birth, Birth Order, and Suicide at a Young Age: A Sibling Comparison 

    Bjørngaard, Johan Håkon; Bjerkeset, Ottar; Vatten, Lars Johan; Janszky, Imre; Gunnell, David; Romundstad, Pål Richard (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
    Previous studies have reported strong associations between birth order, maternal age, and suicide, but these results might have been confounded by socioeconomic and other factors. To control for such factors, we compared ...
  • Low cholesterol level as a risk marker of inpatient and post-discharge violence in acute psychiatry : a prospective study with a focus on gender differences 

    Eriksen, Bjørn Magne Sundsbø; Bjørkly, Stål; Lockertsen, Øyvind; Færden, Ann; Roaldset, John Olav (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Several studies indicate an association between low levels of serum cholesterol and aggressive behaviour, but prospective studies are scarce. In this naturalistic prospective inpatient and post-discharge study from an acute ...
  • Individual, lifestyle, and psychosocial factors related to insomnia among Norwegian musicians 

    Saksvik-Lehouillier, Ingvild; Bjerkeset, Ottar; Vaag, Jonas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Musicians report a considerably higher prevalence of insomnia symptoms compared to community samples in the general workforce. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between insomnia and health, work-related, ...
  • Effects of high-intensity aerobic exercise on psychotic symptoms and neurocognition in outpatients with schizophrenia: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial 

    Engh, John; Andersen, Eivind; Holmen, Tom Langerud; Martinsen, Egil Wilhelm; Mordal, Jon; Morken, Gunnar; Egeland, Jens (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    Background The focus in recent years on physical inactivity and metabolic disturbances in individuals with schizophrenia raises the question of potential effects of physical activity. Physical activity has shown beneficial ...
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia in euthymic bipolar disorder: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial 

    Steinan, Mette Kvisten; Krane-Gartiser, Karoline; Langsrud, Knut; Sand, Trond; Kallestad, Håvard; Morken, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    Background Patients with bipolar disorder experience sleep disturbance, even in euthymic phases. Changes in sleep pattern are frequent signs of a new episode of (hypo)mania or depression. Cognitive behavioral therapy for ...
  • The Pharmacogenomics of Bipolar Disorder study (PGBD): Identification of genes for lithium response in a prospective sample 

    Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Alda, Martin; Anand, Anit; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Balaraman, Yokesh; Berrettini, Wade H.; Bhattacharjee, Abesh; Brennand, Kristen J.; Burdick, Katherine E.; Calabrese, Joseph R.; Calkin, Cynthia V.; Claasen, Ana; Coryell, William H.; Craig, David; DeModena, Anna; Frye, Mark A.; Gage, Fred H.; Gao, Keming; Garnham, Julie; Gershon, Elliot; Jakobsen, Petter; Leckband, Susan G.; McCarthy, Michael J.; McInnis, Melvin G.; Maihofer, Adam X.; Mertens, Jerome; Morken, Gunnar; Nievergelt, Caroline M.; Nurnberger, John I.; Pham, Son; Schøyen, Helle Kristine; Shekhtman, Tatyana; Shilling, Paul D.; Szelinger, Szabolcs; Tarwater, Bruce; Yao, Jun; Zandi, Peter P.; Kelsoe, John R. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    Background Bipolar disorder is a serious and common psychiatric disorder characterized by manic and depressive mood switches and a relapsing and remitting course. The cornerstone of clinical management is stabilization ...
  • Therapeutic effects of maximal strength training on walking efficiency in patients with schizophrenia - a pilot study 

    Heggelund, Jørn; Morken, Gunnar; Helgerud, Jan; Nilsberg, Geir Erling; Hoff, Jan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
    Background Patients with schizophrenia frequently have disabling gait deficits. The net mechanical efficiency of walking (ϵ net ) is an accurate measure often used to evaluate walking performance. Patients with gait ...
  • Illness perception among patients with chest pain and palpitations before and after negative cardiac evaluation 

    Jonsbu, Egil; Martinsen, Egil Wilhelm; Morken, Gunnar; Moum, Torbjørn Åge; Dammen, Toril (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
    Background Patients with chest pain or palpitations often have poor outcomes following a negative cardiac evaluation, with symptom persistence, limitations in everyday activities, and reduced health-related quality of ...

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