Background and activities

Areas of clinical and research interest

  • Clinical trial methodology and research design in clinical psychology
  • Psychosocial sequelae of torture and sexual violence
  • Empirically-supported psychological treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder and other trauma-related psychological disorders
  • Documentation of psychological sequelae of torture and sexual violence
  • Intersection between human rights and clinical psychology
  • Cross-cultural psychology

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Ryum, Truls; Halvorsen, Joar Øveraas. (2014) Psykoterapiforskning. Psykoterapi - Tilnærminger og metoder.

Report/dissertation

  • Halvorsen, Joar Øveraas; Nordahl, Hans Morten. (2015) Predictors and treatment outcome of psychological sequelae of torture. 2015. ISBN 978-82-326-0914-7.

Others

  • Halvorsen, Joar Øveraas; Nordahl, Hans Morten. (2013) Metacognitive therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder: A case series. The 2nd International Conference Metacognitive Therapy . MCT Institute; Manchester. 2013-04-25 - 2013-04-26.
  • Ryum, Truls; Vogel, Patrick A.; Halvorsen, Joar Øveraas; Hagen, Roger; Hjemdal, Odin; Wells, Adrian; Nordahl, Hans Morten. (2013) Basic therapy skills as a predictor of treatment outcome in mCBT for social phobia. The 2nd International Conference Metacognitive Therapy . MCT Institute; Manchester. 2013-04-25 - 2013-04-26.
  • Halvorsen, Joar Øveraas; Jensen, Tine Kristin; Stenmark, Håkon. (2012) Psykologisk behandling av PTSD: Tre randomiserte kontrollerte studier fra Norge. Den 9. norske psykologikongressen 2012 . Norsk Psykologforening; Oslo Kongressenter, Oslo. 2012-08-30 - 2012-08-30.