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]

Current projects:



Medical degree programme in child and adolescent psychiatry

Master’s studies at RBUP

Regional further education for doctors at the BUP clinic (doctors taking specialist training in child and adolescent psychiatry)

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