Background and activities


Background: (MD), 1976, University of Oslo

Specialist in child and adolescent psychiatry, 1986 (child and adolescent psychiatrist)

Head of Department BUP clinic, St. Olav’s hospital 1992 – 1999 2005

Professor 2011

Fields of interest:

Mental health in low birth-weight children.

Health surveys


Mental health and cerebral magnetic resonance imaging in adolescents with low birth weight. Oktober 2005. ISBN 82-471-7258-5.
[Bibsys] [Electronic version]


  • Clinical long-term follow-up and imaging of the  brain   
  • Developmental pathways of psychiatric and somatic morbidity in a clinical adolescent psychiatric population in Mid-Norway
  • Research on European Children and Adults born Preterm This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 733280.


Teaches and/or answers external enquiries about mental health in low birth-weight children; e.g. for user organisations, the media, etc.

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

Journal publications