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PSYKISK-Psykisk helse

Co-morbid Diabetes and Eating Disorders - an exploration of prevalence, psychological correlates and diabetic control

Dette prosjektet er en delstudie av Barnediabetesregisteret og har undersøkt spiseproblemer ved type 1 diabetes. Forekomsten av spiseproblemer hos 770 gutter og jenter med type 1 diabetes i alderen 11-19 år var 18% i hele utvalget, 9% blant guttene og 28% blant jentene. Vi fant at forekomsten økt...

Awarded: NOK 3.0 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2014

Location: Oslo

PSYKISK-Psykisk helse

How to help when silence is not golden? A RCT study of children with selective mutism (SM) 3-9 years of age

Selective mutism (SM) describes inhibited, anxious and withdrawn children who are persistently mute in important social situations despite ability to talk. SM may cause great suffering and create problems, both socially and educationally, and problems per sist. SM is associated with social anxiet...

Awarded: NOK 4.4 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2013

Location: Oslo

PSYKISK-Psykisk helse

Regulation of emotion in children with ADHD- a longitudinal study

We aim to recruit 30 children with a combined type of attention deficit/hyperactivity-disorder (ADHD) and 30 controls aged 9-12 years. The children will go through a careful clinical characterization, neuropsychological testing, MR scanning and measuring of ERP's. The participants will receive tr...

Awarded: NOK 3.8 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2013

Location: Vestland

PSYKISK-Psykisk helse

Psychotherapy Process Mapping Network: Identification of mediators, moderators, and change mechanisms to improve delivery of care

After decades of research, we do not have evidenced-based explanations for how or why psychotherapy works, and the ?greatest casualty of this lack of knowledge is the public at large? (Kazdin, 2008, pp 147). Although there is a large amount of theoretical explanation about effectiveness drawn fr...

Awarded: NOK 6.4 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2012

Location: Viken

RUSMIDDEL-Rusmiddelforskning

Biological bases of addiction: investigating norepinephrine and brain stress systems using PET in abstinent alcoholics

This project constitutes progress toward the specific goal of solving the complex biomedical problem of addictive behaviors. It will finance a Norwegian post. doc. (the project manager) to take part in an interdisciplinary research consortium at Yale Univ ersity on stress, self control and addict...

Awarded: NOK 2.6 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2010

Location: Oslo

FRIMEDBIO-Fri prosj.st. med.,helse,biol

Change in clinically significant behavior during pharmacological augmented treatment of anxiety disorders

There has been enormous progress in the treatment of anxiety disorders, yet about 40% patients with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder do not recover after receiving daily medication or psychotherapy. PTSD is characterized by hyperarousal, coupled with emotional avoidance. Non-reinforced expo...

Awarded: NOK 3.6 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2012

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

PSYKISK-Psykisk helse

Resource-oriented music therapy for psychiatric patients with low therapy motivation: Randomised controlled trial

Background Previous research has shown positive effects of music therapy for people with schizophrenia and other mental disorders. In clinical practice, music therapy is often offered to psychiatric patients with low therapy motivation, but little resear ch exists about this population. The aim ...

Awarded: NOK 6.1 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2011

Location: Vestland

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Visiting scholarship to Harvard Medical School as part of the PhD project: Attachment, risk and resilience among school-age children

The aim of this study is to determine and model how mental health among young immigrants are influenced by their attachment pattern (quality of relationship with their parents). This will be modelled as the interaction between attachment patterns, ethnici ty, family stress, social and economic co...

Awarded: NOK 77,000

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Oslo

PENGESPILL-Kunnsk.gr.lag pengespill-probl

Learning mechanisms in pathological gambling

Project1 consists of three experiments (all involve a sequence of 25 single games on a modified slot machine). The dependent variables will all be the same for every experiment (heart rate and heart rate variability, self-reported mood and gambling urge). In the first experiment, 100 subjects wi...

Awarded: NOK 4.6 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Vestland

FRIMED-Klinisk medisin og folkehelse

Multi-modal imaging: The importance of fiber connections for cognitive function, brain activity and brain structure in research and clinic

The main objectives of this project are 1) integration of informations from different neuroimaging methods (diffusion tensor imaging [DTI], structural MRI, functional MRI [fMRI], event-related potentials [ERP]) and refined cognitive measures, 2) use these methods to understand the biological fou...

Awarded: NOK 2.4 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Oslo

PSYKISK-Psykisk helse

Integrating psychotherapy research and research on psychotherapy training

A promising line of research to improve the general effectiveness and efficacy of psychotherapy and to reduce dropout is to focus on the investigation of alliance formation and repair of alliance ruptures. This study draws upon five essential components: (1) focus on interpersonal process; (2) th...

Awarded: NOK 3.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2015

Location: Oslo

PSYKISK-Psykisk helse

Developmental pathways of mental health problems from childhood through adolescence

The aim of the present project is to examine developmental pathways of mental health problems among children included in the Bergen Child Study (BCS) (www.uib.no/bib). In the first step, all children attending 2. to 4. grade in the Bergen and Sund munici palities in Norway in 2002 (n=9652) were ...

Awarded: NOK 2.9 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Vestland

MENTAL-Mental helse

Morphometric and functional MRI analysis

I have received funding for my Ph.D. research from the Norwegian Research Council and my main focus has been age differences in neuroanatomy, as measured by analysis of MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) scans, cognitive function, as measured by neuropsycho logical tests, and electrophysiological f...

Awarded: NOK 44,499

Project Period: 2005-2006

Location: Oslo

FRIMED-Klinisk medisin og folkehelse

Negative thinking as dysfunctional habit

Persistent negative thinking about oneself is considered as pathological. Beck incorporated schematic negative thinking as a core element in his model of depression. However, the conceptual status of this phenomenon is less clear. While most stress the ne gative content of thinking, we propose to...

Awarded: NOK 0.54 mill.

Project Period: 2005-2007

Location: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku

PSYKISK-Psykisk helse

Psykobiologiske faktorers betydning i utredning og behandling av pasienter med inflamtorisk tarmsykdom

Prosjektet, som er en utvidelse av tidligere prosjekt, foretar undersøkelse av utvidete psykobiologiske markører hos en undergruppe av pasientene. Inflammatorisk tarmsykdom (IBD) omfatter i hovedsak ulcerøs colitt (UC) og Mb Chron (CD). Etiologien er ukje nt, men immunologiske og endokrinologiske...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2007

Location: Oslo

PSYKISK-Psykisk helse

Anorexia nervosa: Pasientens opplevelse

Formål: Med basis i pasienters subjektive erfaring, beskrive variasjon og utvikle teoretiske modeller ("begrepskart") for å forstå psykologiske kvaliteter av sentral betydning for sekundær og tertiær forebygging og klinisk behandling av spiseforsty rrelsen anorexia nervosa (AN). Unders...

Awarded: NOK 1.7 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2011

Location: Oslo

PSYKISK-Psykisk helse

The study of change mechanisms in short-term dynamic psychotherapy and cognitive therapy for cluster C personality disorders.

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Awarded: NOK 3.6 mill.

Project Period: 2003-2007

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

MENTAL-Mental helse

Selvbilde og endring i psykoterapi

Resultater fra psykoterapiforskning de siste 50 årene viser at psykoterapi har en positiv effekt. Videre viser komparative studier at de vanligste psykoterapiformene har relativt lik effekt, og mye tyder på at såkalte fellesfaktorer står for en betydelig andel av de positive endringene i psykote...

Awarded: NOK 1.6 mill.

Project Period: 2002-2006

Location: Oslo

MENTAL-Mental helse

Stress, sosialt samspill og RA: Betydningen av stress og støtte i interpersonlige og behandler-pasientforholdet ved RA

Problemstillinger: - Hvilke forhold knyttet til bakgrunnsvariable, sykdomskarakteristika og tidligere sykdomsforløp har betydning for sykdomsaktivitet og mental helse hos RA pasienter mer enn 10 år etter sykdomsdebut? Bidrar stress og psykologiske for hold gjennom sykdomsforløpet, basert på d...

Awarded: NOK 1.6 mill.

Project Period: 2002-2006

Location: Oslo

AS-HEL-Samfunnsmedisin og helsetj.

Category specific effects in object perceprion - Experimental studies with normal and brain damaged subjects

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Awarded: NOK 1.7 mill.

Project Period: 2002-2005

Location: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku