Background and activities

Torhild Anita Sørengaard is a assistant professor at the Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). She holds a PhD in occupational and organizational psychology, and has psychosocial work environment, work health, sleep, organizational and personality psychology as primary research areas.


Scientific, academic and artistic work

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  • Sørengaard, Torhild Anita. (2022) Work engagement and well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic: The importance of positive affect in a negative situation. EAWOP Congress 2022 ; Glasgow. 2022-01-11 - 2022-01-14.
  • Sørengaard, Torhild Anita; Langvik, Eva; Saksvik-Lehouillier, Ingvild. (2022) Burnout and coping in the time of COVID-19: The protective effect of self-efficacy. EAWOP Congress 2022 ; 2022-01-11 - 2022-01-14.



  • Langvik, Eva; Sørengaard, Torhild Anita; Rostad, Ingrid Steen; Bjørkelo, Brita; Saksvik-Lehouillier, Ingvild. (2020) Arbeidssituasjonen for politiansatte under Covid-19: På vei mot mer fleksible arbeidsformer og økt digital kompetanse. NEON-konferanse . Høgskolen i Innlandet; Oslo. 2020-11-17 - 2020-11-19.
  • Saksvik-Lehouillier, Ingvild; Saksvik, Simen Berg; Dahlberg, Berit Johanna; Tanum, Tiril Kristine; Ringen, Heidi; Karlsen, Håvard Rudi; Smedbøl, Trine; Sørengaard, Torhild Anita; Stople, Mailen; Kallestad, Håvard; Olsen, Alexander. (2020) Mild to moderate partial sleep deprivation is associated with increased impulsivity and decreased positive affect in young adults. Sleep. vol. 43 (10).
  • Sørengaard, Torhild Anita. (2020) Hvordan takler de travleste Covid-19?. Gemini [Internett]. 2020-05-15.



  • Langvik, Eva; Karlsen, Håvard R.; Thun, Sylvi; Sørengaard, Torhild Anita; Grøntvedt, Trond Viggo; Saksvik-Lehouillier, Ingvild. (2018) Occupational Psychocardiology: Why there is a need for a gender-perspective. 13th conference of the european academy of occupational health psychology . EAOHOP; Lisboa. 2018-09-05 - 2018-09-07.
  • Saksvik-Lehouillier, Ingvild; Langvik, Eva; Saksvik, Simen Berg; Sørengaard, Torhild Anita; Olsen, Alexander. (2018) Cognitive and affective functioning as a result of work onset after partial sleep deprivation: The SLEEPIC study. The 13th European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology Conference ; 2018-09-04 - 2018-09-07.
  • Sørengaard, Torhild Anita; Langvik, Eva; Pallesen, Ståle; Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Waage, Siri; Moen, Bente Elisabeth; Karlsen, Håvard; Saksvik-Lehouillier, Ingvild. (2018) Personality and Insomnia as Predictors of Anxiety and Depression among Norwegian Nurses: The SUSSH Study. 13th European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology Conference ; Lisboa. 2018-09-05 - 2018-09-07.


  • Langvik, Eva; Saksvik-Lehouillier, Ingvild; Bendixen, Mons; Sørengaard, Torhild Anita; Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen. (2017) Physical activity moderates the relationship between Insomnia and symptoms of depression among adolescents: Results from a community sample. Nordic Sleep Conference 2017 . Estonian Sleep Medicine Association; Tallin. 2017-05-24 - 2017-05-26.
  • Sørengaard, Torhild Anita. (2017) The relations between personality and counterproductive work behavior: A systematic review of published research and its validity. 18th European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology Conference ; Dublin. 2017-05-17 - 2017-05-20.


  • Sørengaard, Torhild Anita; Saksvik-Lehouillier, Ingvild; Langvik, Eva. (2015) Personality and fatigue among shift workers: A six month follow-up. The 17th European Congress of Work and Organizational Psycholog . European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology; Oslo. 2015-05-20 - 2015-05-23.