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 (3).
- (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) Cognitive Rehabilitation for Neurocognitive Late Effects in Adult Survivors of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: A Feasibility and Case-Series Study. Frontiers in Psychology.
- (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. vol. 31 (3).
- (2021) Competence and Adherence Scale for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CAS-CBT) for anxiety disorders in youth: Reliability and factor structure. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy. vol. 49.
- (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) 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. vol. 9.
- (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) Bereaved parents’ quality of life: resilience and professional support. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care.
- (2021) Sick leave and return to work for patients with anxiety and depression: A longitudinal study of trajectories before, during and after work-focused treatment. BMJ Open. vol. 11 (9).
- (2021) Metacognitive therapy versus cognitive–behavioral therapy in adults with generalized anxiety disorder: A 9-year follow-up study. Brain and Behavior. vol. 11 (10).
- (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).