Background and activities
Focus of the research
The the academic carrier is focusing on coping, everyday life, healthy aging, impairment and disability in adults and older people. A health promoting perspective is used. In this context research on use of alcohol and drugs with an addiction potential has importance. Both Quantitative and Qualitative research method is used.
Ongoing supervision of Doctoral students
- Mette Bratt - Olfactory function and dysfunction after Traumatic Brain Injury (NTNU)
- Ben Kamsvåg - Alcohol consumption in older individuals with cognitive impairment and dementia (Sykehuset Innlandet)
- Ann Helen Nilsen - Symptoms and quality of life before and after surgery for nasal obstruction (NTNU)
- Marte Rystad Øie - The nose in COPD(NTNU)
Additional positions at ENT at St. Olavs Hospital and Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Aging and Health
Scientific, academic and artistic work
A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database
- (2019) Balancing the struggle to live with dementia: a systematic meta-synthesis of coping. BMC Geriatrics. vol. 19.
- (2019) The validity of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression scale and the Geriatric Depression scale-5 in home-dwelling old adults in Norway. Journal of Affective Disorders. vol. 256.
- (2019) Effects of supervised exercise training during pregnancy on psychological well-being among overweight and obese women: secondary analyses of the ETIP-trial, a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open. vol. 9:e028252 (11).
- (2019) Toileting difficulties in older people with and without dementia receiving formal in-home care-A longitudinal study. Nursing Open. vol. 6 (3).
- (2019) The effect of an exercise program in pregnancy on vitamin D status among healthy, pregnant Norwegian women: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. vol. 19:76.
- (2019) The course of depressive symptoms with decline in cognitive function - a longitudinal study of older adults receiving in-home care at baseline. BMC Geriatrics. vol. 19 (1).
- (2019) Factors associated with elevated consumption of alcohol in older adults-comparison between China and Norway: the CLHLS and the HUNT Study. BMJ Open. vol. 9 (8).
- (2019) Prevalence and persistent use of psychotropic drugs in older adults receiving domiciliary care at baseline. BMC Geriatrics. vol. 19.
- (2019) General Health, Vitality, and Social Function After Sinus Surgery in Chronic Rhinosinusitis. Laryngoscope Investigative Otolaryngology. vol. 4 (5).
- (2019) Nutritional experiences in head and neck cancer patients. European Journal of Cancer Care. vol. 28 (6).
- (2019) Factors associated with alcohol consumption and prescribed drugs with addiction potential among older women and men – the Nord-Trøndelag health study (HUNT2 and HUNT3), Norway, a population-based longitudinal study. BMC Geriatrics. vol. 19.
- (2019) Mortality in older adults with frequent alcohol consumption and use of drugs with addiction potential – The Nord Trøndelag Health Study 2006-2008 (HUNT3), Norway, a population-based study. PLOS ONE. vol. 14 (4).
- (2018) Frequency and prognostic factors of olfactory dysfunction after traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury. vol. 32 (8).
- (2018) The experience of lived space in persons with dementia: a systematic meta-synthesis. BMC Geriatrics. vol. 18.
- (2018) Alterations in the Vitamin D endocrine system during pregnancy: A longitudinal study of 855 healthy Norwegian women. PLOS ONE. vol. 13:e0195041 (4).
- (2018) Time from symptom debut to dementia assessment by the specialist healthcare service in Norway. Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders extra. vol. 8 (1).
- (2018) The course of neuropsychiatric symptoms in nursing home residents from admission to 30-month follow-up. PLOS ONE. vol. 13:e0206147 (10).
- (2018) Physical diagnoses in nursing home residents - is dementia or severity of dementia of importance?. BMC Geriatrics. vol. 18 (254).
- (2018) A comparison of symptoms and quality of life before and after nasal septoplasty and radiofrequency therapy of the inferior turbinate. BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders. vol. 18:2.
- (2018) Improvement in minimal cross-sectional area and nasal-cavity volume occurs in different areas after septoplasty and radiofrequency therapy of inferior turbinates. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology. vol. 275 (8).