Background and activities
Professor in clinical adult psychology, statistics and psychometrics. Clinical psychologist, and educated in Metacognitive Therapy (MCT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Research interest: resilience, psychmetrics, anxiety, depression, clinical treatment treials using MCT and CBT, developmental psychopathology, and nevorpsychological aspects related to psychopathology
Head of research at Department of Psychology, NTNU
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
- (2021) Exposure to bullying behaviours, resilience, and return to work self-efficacy in patients with common mental disorders. Industrial Health. vol. 59.
- (2021) Loneliness in social relationships: Mapping the nomological network of loneliness with key conceptual domains and theoretical constructs. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.
- (2021) Measuring Resilience Across Participating Regions in the UPRIGHT EU Horizon 2020 Project: Factor Structure and Psychometric Properties of the Resilience Scale for Adolescents. Frontiers in Psychology. vol. 12.
- (2021) The Return-to-Work Self-Efficacy Questionnaire (RTW-SE): A validation study of predictive abilities and cut-off values for patients on sick leave due to anxiety or depression. Work : A journal of Prevention, Assesment and rehabilitation.
- (2021) Competence and Adherence Scale for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CAS-CBT) for anxiety disorders in youth: Reliability and factor structure. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy.
- (2021) Non-disclosure of suicidal ideation in psychiatric inpatients: Rates and correlates. Death Studies.
- (2021) Prevalence of depressive symptoms among older children and young adolescents: a longitudinal population-based study. Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology.
- (2021) Metacognitive beliefs uniquely contribute to interpersonal problems: A test controlling for adult attachment, big-5 personality traits, anxiety, and depression. Frontiers in Psychology.
- (2021) Workplace flexibility important for part-time sick leave selection—an exploratory cross-sectional study of long-term sick listed in Norway. BMC Public Health. vol. 21.
- (2020) Clinical characteristics of patients seeking treatment for common mental disorders presenting with workplace bullying experiences. Frontiers in Psychology. vol. 11.
- (2020) Change in Physical Activity During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Lockdown in Norway: The Buffering Effect of Resilience on Mental Health. Frontiers in Psychology.
- (2020) Interpersonal stress, anxiety and depressive symptoms: Results from a moderated mediation analysis with resilience. Ansiedad y Estrés. vol. 26.
- (2020) Prospective relations between loneliness in different relationships, metacognitive beliefs, worry and common mental health problems. Mental health & prevention. vol. 19.
- (2020) Temporal and Reciprocal Relations Between Worry and Rumination Among Subgroups of Metacognitive Beliefs. Frontiers in Psychology. vol. 11 (551503).
- (2020) Work-focused therapy for common mental disorders: A naturalistic study comparing an intervention group with a waitlist control group. Work : A journal of Prevention, Assesment and rehabilitation. vol. 66 (3).
- (2020) Protective and vulnerability factors in self-esteem: The role of metacognitions, brooding, and resilience. Frontiers in Psychology. vol. 11.
- (2020) Resilience Moderates Negative Outcome from Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Moderated-Mediation Approach. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH). vol. 17 (18).
- (2020) The relationship between resilience and loneliness elucidated by a Danish version of the resilience scale for adults. BMC Psychology. vol. 8.
- (2020) Psychometric properties of the Resilience Scale for Adolescents (READ) and Measurement Invariance Across Two Different German-Speaking Samples. Frontiers in Psychology. vol. 11.
- (2020) Positive and negative metacognitions about alcohol: Validity of the Norwegian PAMS and NAMS. Addictive Behaviours. vol. 108 (106466).