Torleif Ruud

Summary

Affiliation: Akershus universitetssykehus
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A Two-Year Multidisciplinary Training Program for the Frontline Workforce in Community Treatment of Severe Mental Illness
    Torleif Ruud
    Dr Ruud is with the Division of Mental Health Services, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway, and the Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway e mail Ms Flage and Mr Haugen are with the Center for Psychotherapy and Psychosocial Rehabilitation of Psychoses, Oslo Dr Kolbjørnsrud is with the District Psychiatric Center Upper Telemark, Telemark Hospital, Notodden, Norway Dr Sørlie is with the Department of Clinical Psychiatry, University of Tromsø The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, and the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø Lisa B Dixon, M D, M P H, and Brian Hepburn, M D, are editors of this column
    Psychiatr Serv 67:7-9. 2016
  2. pmc Treatment of schizophrenia with antipsychotics in Norwegian emergency wards, a cross-sectional national study
    Rune A Kroken
    Division of Psychiatry, Haukeland University Hospital, PO Box 23, N 5812, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 9:24. 2009
  3. pmc An implementation study of the crisis resolution team model in Norway: are the crisis resolution teams fulfilling their role?
    Nina Hasselberg
    R and D Department, Mental Health Services, Akershus University Hospital and Institute of Clinical Medicine, University Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:96. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Mental health quality and outcome measurement and improvement in Norway
    Torleif Ruud
    Department of Research and Development, Division of Mental Health Services, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 22:631-5. 2009
  5. pmc Impact of sleep disturbance on patients in treatment for mental disorders
    Håvard Kallestad
    Division of Psychiatry, Department of Research and Development, St Olav s University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 12:179. 2012
  6. pmc Psychiatric admissions from crisis resolution teams in Norway: a prospective multicentre study
    Nina Hasselberg
    Department of Research and Development, Division Mental Health Services, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 13:117. 2013
  7. pmc Horizontal equity and mental health care: a study of priority ratings by clinicians and teams at outpatient clinics
    Per Arne Holman
    Lovisenberg Diakonale Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:162. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Comparison of short- and long-term dynamic group psychotherapy: randomised clinical trial
    Steinar Lorentzen
    Steinar Lorentzen, MD, PhD, Department for Research and Development, Clinic for Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo University Hospital, and Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo Torleif Ruud, MD, PhD, Department for Research and Development, Division of Mental Health Services, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, and Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo Anette Fjeldstad, MD, Department of Research and Development, Clinic for Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo University Hospital Per Høglend, MD, PhD, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Br J Psychiatry 203:280-7. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Patterns of mental health care utilisation: distribution of services and its predictability from routine data
    Torhild Heggestad
    Performance Data Unit, Department of Research and Development, Haukeland University Hospital, 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:1275-82. 2011
  10. pmc The association between GP and patient ratings of quality of care at outpatient clinics
    Oyvind A Bjertnaes
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway
    Fam Pract 26:384-90. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint A Two-Year Multidisciplinary Training Program for the Frontline Workforce in Community Treatment of Severe Mental Illness
    Torleif Ruud
    Dr Ruud is with the Division of Mental Health Services, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway, and the Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway e mail Ms Flage and Mr Haugen are with the Center for Psychotherapy and Psychosocial Rehabilitation of Psychoses, Oslo Dr Kolbjørnsrud is with the District Psychiatric Center Upper Telemark, Telemark Hospital, Notodden, Norway Dr Sørlie is with the Department of Clinical Psychiatry, University of Tromsø The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, and the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø Lisa B Dixon, M D, M P H, and Brian Hepburn, M D, are editors of this column
    Psychiatr Serv 67:7-9. 2016
    ..CMHC and primary care staff are trained together to increase collaboration. Nationwide dissemination has continued, with new local programs established every year. Evaluations have shown that the program is successful. ..
  2. pmc Treatment of schizophrenia with antipsychotics in Norwegian emergency wards, a cross-sectional national study
    Rune A Kroken
    Division of Psychiatry, Haukeland University Hospital, PO Box 23, N 5812, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 9:24. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the practice of treatment of schizophrenic patients with antipsychotics at discharge from acute inpatient settings at a national level...
  3. pmc An implementation study of the crisis resolution team model in Norway: are the crisis resolution teams fulfilling their role?
    Nina Hasselberg
    R and D Department, Mental Health Services, Akershus University Hospital and Institute of Clinical Medicine, University Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:96. 2011
    ..The purpose of the present study is to describe characteristics of CRTs and their patients, explore the differences between CRTs, and examine whether the CRTs in Norway are organized according to the international CRT model...
  4. doi request reprint Mental health quality and outcome measurement and improvement in Norway
    Torleif Ruud
    Department of Research and Development, Division of Mental Health Services, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 22:631-5. 2009
    ..To describe and discuss results from scientific articles in 2008-2009 on outcome and quality and improvement of these in the mental health services in Norway...
  5. pmc Impact of sleep disturbance on patients in treatment for mental disorders
    Håvard Kallestad
    Division of Psychiatry, Department of Research and Development, St Olav s University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 12:179. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to test if sleep disturbance, independently of primary mental disorders, is associated with current clinical state and benefit from treatment in a sample representative of public mental health care clinics...
  6. pmc Psychiatric admissions from crisis resolution teams in Norway: a prospective multicentre study
    Nina Hasselberg
    Department of Research and Development, Division Mental Health Services, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 13:117. 2013
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  7. pmc Horizontal equity and mental health care: a study of priority ratings by clinicians and teams at outpatient clinics
    Per Arne Holman
    Lovisenberg Diakonale Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:162. 2012
    ..In this study, we analyzed classification of similar referrals to determine the reliability of classification into priority groups (i.e., horizontal equity)...
  8. doi request reprint Comparison of short- and long-term dynamic group psychotherapy: randomised clinical trial
    Steinar Lorentzen
    Steinar Lorentzen, MD, PhD, Department for Research and Development, Clinic for Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo University Hospital, and Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo Torleif Ruud, MD, PhD, Department for Research and Development, Division of Mental Health Services, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, and Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo Anette Fjeldstad, MD, Department of Research and Development, Clinic for Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo University Hospital Per Høglend, MD, PhD, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Br J Psychiatry 203:280-7. 2013
    ..There are no randomised clinical trials comparing the outcomes of short- with long-term psychodynamic group psychotherapy...
  9. doi request reprint Patterns of mental health care utilisation: distribution of services and its predictability from routine data
    Torhild Heggestad
    Performance Data Unit, Department of Research and Development, Haukeland University Hospital, 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:1275-82. 2011
    ..Explore if a multi-dimensional analytic approach to routinely registered data provides a comprehensive way to characterise utilisation patterns, and to test if the patients' functional status is a predictor for the use of services...
  10. pmc The association between GP and patient ratings of quality of care at outpatient clinics
    Oyvind A Bjertnaes
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway
    Fam Pract 26:384-90. 2009
    ..GPs and patients are frequently asked to evaluate mental health care, but studies including evaluations from both groups are rare...
  11. pmc A cross-sectional study of patients with and without substance use disorders in Community Mental Health Centres
    Linda E Wüsthoff
    Norwegian Centre for Addiction Research, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 11:93. 2011
    ....
  12. pmc Walking the fine line: self-reported reasons for substance use in persons with severe mental illness
    Henning Pettersen
    National Centre for Dual Diagnosis, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Brumunddal, Norway SERAF Norwegian Centre for Addiction Research, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Qual Stud Health Well-being 8:21968. 2013
    ..This may be because the majority of the study participants reported having a mental illness with subsequent substance use. The expressed ambivalence to substance use also lends some support to bidirectional models. ..
  13. pmc Differences between patients' and clinicians' report of sleep disturbance: a field study in mental health care in Norway
    Håvard Kallestad
    Division of Psychiatry, Department of Research and Development, St Olav s University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 11:186. 2011
    ..The aims of the study was to assess the prevalence of diagnosed insomnia and the agreement between patient- and clinician-reported sleep disturbance and use of prescribed hypnotic medication in patients in treatment for mental disorders...
  14. pmc Treatment and outcomes of crisis resolution teams: a prospective multicentre study
    Nina Hasselberg
    Department of Research and Development at the Division Mental Health Services, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 11:183. 2011
    ..The aims of this study were to investigate content of treatment, service practice, and outcomes of crises of CRTs in Norway...
  15. doi request reprint The General Practitioner Experiences Questionnaire (GPEQ): validity and reliability following the inclusion of new accessibility items
    Oyvind A Bjertnaes
    Department of Quality Measurement and Patient Safety, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Akershus University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, PO Box 7004, St Olavs Plass, 0130 Oslo, Norway
    Fam Pract 27:513-9. 2010
    ..The General Practitioner Experiences Questionnaire (GPEQ) measures community mental health centres from the perspective of GP but lacked accessibility scales and documentation of centre level reliability...
  16. doi request reprint The Effectiveness of Short- and Long-Term Psychodynamic Group Psychotherapy on Self-Concept: Three Years Follow-Up of a Randomized Clinical Trial
    Steinar Lorentzen
    Institute of Clinical Medicine at the University of Oslo and the Department for Research and Development, Clinic for Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Group Psychother 65:362-85. 2015
    ..Patients with more serious self-neglect and harsh, punitive self-attack/self-blame may profit more in long-term than in short-term groups. ..
  17. doi request reprint Identifying co-occurring substance use disorders in community mental health centres. Tailored approaches are needed
    Linda Elise Wüsthoff
    Norwegian Centre for Addiction Research, University of Oslo, Kirkeveien 166, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 65:58-64. 2011
    ..Thus, clinical routines to identify SUD amongst patients in mental healthcare should have high priority in order to provide optimal treatment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Inter-rater reliability of clinician-rated outcome measures in child and adolescent mental health services
    Ketil Hanssen-Bauer
    Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Eastern and Southern Norway, P O Box 4623, Nydalen, NO 0405, Oslo, Norway
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:504-12. 2007
    ..81 (single scales 0.47-0.96), for the CGAS 0.61 and for the GAPD 0.60. The reliability was not lower on patients. The rater's profession, experience or clinic did not have effect on the scores...
  19. doi request reprint Personality disorder moderates outcome in short- and long-term group analytic psychotherapy: A randomized clinical trial
    Steinar Lorentzen
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Clinic of Mental Health and Addiction, University of Oslo, Norway Department of Research and Development, Clinic of Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Br J Clin Psychol 54:129-46. 2015
    ..Therefore, we tested the hypothesis that PD patients would improve more during and after LTG than STG...
  20. doi request reprint Psychodynamic group psychotherapy: impact of group length and therapist professional characteristics on development of therapeutic alliance
    Steinar Lorentzen
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Clin Psychol Psychother 19:420-33. 2012
    ..Little research has been done on therapeutic alliance in group psychotherapy, especially the impact of treatment duration and therapist professional characteristics...
  21. doi request reprint Associations Between Quality of Life and Functioning in an Assertive Community Treatment Population
    Hanne Clausen
    Dr Clausen, Dr Sverdvik Heiervang, and Professor Ruud are with the Department of Research and Development, Mental Health Services, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway e mail Dr Clausen and Professor Ruud are also with the Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, where Professor Saltyte Benth is affiliated Professor Saltyte Benth is also with the Helse Øst Centre for Health Services Research, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway Dr Landheim, Ms Odden, and Ms Stuen are with the Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Concurrent Substance Abuse and Mental Health Disorders, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Brumunddal, Norway Dr Landheim is also with the Department of Addiction Research, University of Oslo Professor Killaspy is with the Division of Psychiatry, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Psychiatr Serv 66:1249-52. 2015
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint The Psychiatric Out-Patient Experiences Questionnaire (POPEQ): data quality, reliability and validity in patients attending 90 Norwegian clinics
    Andrew Garratt
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Oslo, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 60:89-96. 2006
    ..The instrument is recommended for the measurement of psychiatric outpatient experiences...