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

Frontal lobe injury and cognitive control

The main goal of this project is to investigate the neural substrate and cognitive mechanisms that are involved in a set of higher-order "executive" functions that are necessary for goal-directed thinking and behavior. At present there is no unitary model that accounts for all aspects of executi...

Tildelt: kr 4,0 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2008-2012

Sted: Oslo

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...

Tildelt: kr 2,6 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2008-2010

Sted: Oslo

PUBL-Publisering/prosjektinform

Sexology in context. A scientific anthology

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Tildelt: kr 15 000

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2008

Sted: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

NEVRONOR-Nasjonal satsing på nevrovitenskap f

DELAYED SLEEP PHASE SYNDROME. PREVALENCE, DEVELOPMENTAL HISTORY, PERSONALITY AND TREATMENT

Delayed sleep phase syndrome (DSPS) is a circadian rhythm sleep disorder assumed to peak in adolescence and young adulthood. It is characterized by a delay in the sleep wake-rhythm which causes prolonged sleep onset latency and problems getting up in the morning. The disorder often has negative i...

Tildelt: kr 2,0 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2012

Sted: Vestland

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

Neurogenetics of attention in the aging brain

Aging was recently described as a ?neurocatastrophe? involving increased oxidative stress, disturbed energy homeostasis, accumulation of damaged proteins, and lesions in nucleic acids (Mattson & Magnus, 2006), making aging the primary risk factor for deve lopment of neurodegenerative diseases. Ag...

Tildelt: kr 2,9 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2012

Sted: Oslo

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...

Tildelt: kr 77 000

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2007

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

From burnout to engagement: The role of individual and job factors in promoting worker health and well-being

The project entails a collaboration with professor Ron Burke at the Schulich School of Business at York University. Several articles will be completed dealing with job burnout and work engagement. On the one hand, we will investigate the role of personali ty variables and work related factors in ...

Tildelt: kr 0,12 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2007

Sted: 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...

Tildelt: kr 4,6 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2012

Sted: Vestland

TU-Tungt utstyr

Oppgradering 3T MR skanner for fMRI studier av alvorlige psykiske lidelser

Søknaden dreier seg om oppgradering til HDx teknologiplattform for 3T MR-skanner for bruk i fMRI-forskning på alvorlige psykiske lidelser (fremst schizofreni). fMRI-Gruppen i Bergen utviklet i sin tid bruk av funksjonell magnet resonans avbildning (fMRI) i Norge. Forskningen har fokus i sin for...

Tildelt: kr 3,5 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2007

Sted: Vestland

TU-Tungt utstyr

Geodesic EEG system: A quiet, quick, and age appropriate electrophysiological method

EKUP er utpekt som et kjerneområde ved PSI og etablert med midler fra Barne- og likestillingsdepartementet og med milder fra PSI for å målrette eksperimentell forskning på barn. I løpet av en 5-års periode skal EKUP ha etablert seg sentralt som en nasjona l forskningsenhet. PSI har en lang histor...

Tildelt: kr 1,1 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2007

Sted: Oslo

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...

Tildelt: kr 2,4 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2011

Sted: Oslo

IS-STP-Statsstipendprogram, utlendinger

Filkukova, Petra Tsjekkia STP 06/07

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Tildelt: kr 76 000

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2007

Sted: Oslo

TU-Tungt utstyr

Multiphoton laser-scanning microscopy facility for in vivo subcellular imaging

We propose the establishment of a common facility for advanced multiphoton laser-scanning microscopy (MPLSM). The first of its kind, this facility integrating MPLSM with gradient refractive index (GRIN) microendoscopy and electrophysiological capability will be a critical instrument for leading ...

Tildelt: kr 2,6 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2008

Sted: Vestland

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...

Tildelt: kr 3,0 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2007-2015

Sted: Oslo

FRIMED-Klinisk medisin og folkehelse

Emotional factors and individual differences in placebo analgesia. Psychophysiological experiments.

The relationship between the pain stimulus (wounds, lesions, external stimuli) and experienced pain can be modified by the context in which pain occurs: Some patients can have intolerable pain but without any physiological sign of damage. On the other han d, severe wounds may not cause pain under...

Tildelt: kr 2,5 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2010

Sted: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

PUBL-Publisering/prosjektinform

The Neo-Vygotskyan Approach to Early Communication: A Cultural-Historical and Activity Concept of Ontogeny

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Tildelt: kr 10 000

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2007

Sted: Oslo

PSYKISK-Psykisk helse

Major depression, cognitive function and cortisol

Our knowledge of the relationships between depression, cortisol levels and daily cortisol profiles, and cognitive impairment in a long-term perspective is scant. We aim to study these relationships over two years in patients with MDD diveded in to subgrou ps of patients with a first time episode,...

Tildelt: kr 3,0 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2014

Sted: Vestland

PSYKISK-Psykisk helse

The effects of serotonin polymorphisms and gender on cognitive control and brain function in major depression and healthy subjects.

Major depressive disorders (MDD) present a significant mental health concern to individuals and to our society and there is strong evidence that women are diagnosed with MDD twice as much as men. Cognitive functioning is the main outcome variable of this project. However, there is a considerable ...

Tildelt: kr 3,3 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2011

Sted: Oslo

PSYKISK-Psykisk helse

Phenotyping of adolescents with bipolar disorder and with schizophrenia in a longitudinal study

The currently used categorical ICD-10 and DSM-IV diagnoses play an important part in many areas of clinical psychiatry and psychiatric research. However, recent focus in genetic research on the severe mental disorders increases the need for theoretical co nstructs that are more precise descriptio...

Tildelt: kr 0,72 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2008

Sted: Vestland

VAM-Velferd, arbeid og migrasjon

Recruitment in a multicultural society

The project seeks to promote knowledge about psychological mechanisms in recruitment that may hinder an accurate and fair judgment of the qualifications of applicants in a multinational setting, and subsequently reduces immigrants? chances of entering int o the Norwegian labour force. Our working...

Tildelt: kr 3,5 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2009

Sted: Vestland

FRIMED-Klinisk medisin og folkehelse

Genetic and environmental influences on reading development and reading disability: A longitudinal twin study

The proposed research will complete the first international longitudinal twin study of genetic and environmental influences on pre-reading and early reading and related skills from preschool (age 5) through the end of kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grades, wh en children "learn to read", and at the e...

Tildelt: kr 2,1 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2010

Sted: Rogaland

FOLKEHELSE-Folkehelse

Health Inequalities: Psychosocial Mechanisms in Childhood and Adolescence

Ingrid Leversen disputerte 10.desember 2012 for ph.d-graden med avhandlingen ?Adolescents? leisure activity participation and their life satisfaction: The role of demographic characteristics and psychological processes?. I sin avhandling tar Leversen for seg norske 15- og 16-åringers deltakel...

Tildelt: kr 3,8 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2015

Sted: Vestland

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 ...

Tildelt: kr 2,9 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2009

Sted: Vestland

FOLKEHELSE-Folkehelse

Early detection and prevention of psychiatric disorders among preschoolers in the community

Young children have psychiatric disorders to a comparable extent with that of any other age group, and they endure. If undetected, problems may escalate and become more resistant to change. However, far fewer young children with psychiatric disorders rece ive treatment than do school age children...

Tildelt: kr 5,2 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2011

Sted: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-STP-Statsstipendprogram, utlendinger

Rutanen, Niina finsk statsstip 2005/06

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Tildelt: kr 62 000

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2006

Sted: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRIMED-Klinisk medisin og folkehelse

Life span development and decline in cognition- biological foundations

We focus on life span development and decline in cognition (attention,memory and executive functions) in healthy persons from 7 to 75 years. The projects include measures of structural MRI, functional imaging, genetics, cognitition and neuropsychology. Th e study builds on an established biobank ...

Tildelt: kr 3,5 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2009

Sted: Oslo

VAM-Velferd, arbeid og migrasjon

Victimisation from bullying and harassment in the workplace: Causes, consequences and problem management

The aim of this project is to establish a team devoted to research on the prevention and management of bullying, harassment and social exclusion at work. The project extends pioneer research at the University of Bergen on the nature, causes and consequenc es of bullying at work. Some 5-10% of the...

Tildelt: kr 4,0 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2012

Sted: Vestland

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Strengthening competence in research on health interventions: Collaboration with Stanford University and University of California, Davis

The Research Centre for Health Promotion, U of Bergen, has considerable experience in developing and evaluating health promotion interventions, such as: - The BE smokeFREE programme (with the Norwegian Cancer Society) - The Olweus programme for the preven tion of bullying - The EC-funded SATZ pro...

Tildelt: kr 0,16 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2005-2007

Sted: Vestland

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Predictors of Changes in Depressive Symptoms, Suicidality, and Eating Problems in Adolescence and Early Adulthood

During the previous 10 years there has been a considerable increase in prospective studies on adolescent mental health, and new knowledge has been gained in this respect. However, there has been a comparative paucity in prospective studies on young adult mental health. Moreover, we generally know...

Tildelt: kr 0,23 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2005-2006

Sted: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Leiv Eiriksson Mobilitetsstipend for Øivind Hagen

The research stay at an internationally renowned university is an important part of my PhD project. The University of California, Berkeley, has relevant and worldclass competence in my research area.

Tildelt: kr 0,27 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2005-2007

Sted: Trøndelag - Trööndelage