Ottar Bjerkeset

Summary

Affiliation: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and depression following myocardial infarction: gender differences in a 5-year prospective study
    Ottar Bjerkeset
    HUNT Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 58:153-61. 2005
  2. doi request reprint [Evaluation of the compulsory practice period for doctors in Norwegian hospitals]
    Ottar Bjerkeset
    Forsknings og utviklingsavdelingen FoU, Helse Nord Trøndelag HF ogInstitutt for nevromedisin, Norges Teknisk Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 131:824-7. 2011
  3. doi request reprint The associations of high levels of C-reactive protein with depression and myocardial infarction in 9258 women and men from the HUNT population study
    O Bjerkeset
    Department of Research and Development RaD, Levanger Hospital, Health Trust Nord Trøndelag, Norway
    Psychol Med 41:345-52. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Gender differences in the association of mixed anxiety and depression with suicide
    Ottar Bjerkeset
    Department for Research and Development, Levanger Hospital, Nord Trøndelag Health Trust, Kirkegt 2 7600 Levanger, Norway
    Br J Psychiatry 192:474-5. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint A 4-year follow-up study of syndromal and sub-syndromal anxiety and depression symptoms in the general population: the HUNT study
    Ottar Bjerkeset
    Dept of Psychiatry, Levanger Hospital, Nord Trøndelag Health Trust, 7600 Levanger, Norway
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:192-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Association of adult body mass index and height with anxiety, depression, and suicide in the general population: the HUNT study
    Ottar Bjerkeset
    Department of Research and Development, Levanger Hospital, Health Trust Mid Norway, Levanger, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 167:193-202. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Mortality in relation to self-reported mixed anxiety and depression symptoms--The HUNT study
    Ottar Bjerkeset
    HUNT Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 61:6-11. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of mental health screening and intervention in the HUNT population study
    Ottar Bjerkeset
    HUNT Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Neptunveien 1, Verdal, Norway
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:191-8. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Maternal age at child birth, birth order, and suicide at a young age: a sibling comparison
    Johan Håkon Bjørngaard
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Post Office Box 8905, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 177:638-44. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Anxiety and depression symptoms in arterial hypertension: the influence of antihypertensive treatment. the HUNT study, Norway
    Aslak Johansen
    Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:63-72. 2012

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and depression following myocardial infarction: gender differences in a 5-year prospective study
    Ottar Bjerkeset
    HUNT Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 58:153-61. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the impact of the first myocardial infarction (MI) and the relative influence of preexisting confounding factors on anxiety and depression in the following 5 years...
  2. doi request reprint [Evaluation of the compulsory practice period for doctors in Norwegian hospitals]
    Ottar Bjerkeset
    Forsknings og utviklingsavdelingen FoU, Helse Nord Trøndelag HF ogInstitutt for nevromedisin, Norges Teknisk Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 131:824-7. 2011
    ..The Norwegian Internship Council has uncovered weaknesses associated with the compulsory practice period in hospitals for doctors, both on a national basis and for North Trøndelag County...
  3. doi request reprint The associations of high levels of C-reactive protein with depression and myocardial infarction in 9258 women and men from the HUNT population study
    O Bjerkeset
    Department of Research and Development RaD, Levanger Hospital, Health Trust Nord Trøndelag, Norway
    Psychol Med 41:345-52. 2011
    ..Most studies have been of populations selected by age and/or gender. We investigate these associations with depression, myocardial infarction (MI), or both, in a large general population sample...
  4. doi request reprint Gender differences in the association of mixed anxiety and depression with suicide
    Ottar Bjerkeset
    Department for Research and Development, Levanger Hospital, Nord Trøndelag Health Trust, Kirkegt 2 7600 Levanger, Norway
    Br J Psychiatry 192:474-5. 2008
    ..g. self-medication/help-seeking)...
  5. ncbi request reprint A 4-year follow-up study of syndromal and sub-syndromal anxiety and depression symptoms in the general population: the HUNT study
    Ottar Bjerkeset
    Dept of Psychiatry, Levanger Hospital, Nord Trøndelag Health Trust, 7600 Levanger, Norway
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:192-9. 2008
    ..Our aims were to examine the stability of self-rated anxiety and depression symptoms and the predictors for change in case-level status after 4 years in a general population sample...
  6. ncbi request reprint Association of adult body mass index and height with anxiety, depression, and suicide in the general population: the HUNT study
    Ottar Bjerkeset
    Department of Research and Development, Levanger Hospital, Health Trust Mid Norway, Levanger, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 167:193-202. 2008
    ..Raised body mass index is associated with an increased risk of depression but reduced risk of suicide in men and women. The mechanisms underlying these different associations require clarification...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mortality in relation to self-reported mixed anxiety and depression symptoms--The HUNT study
    Ottar Bjerkeset
    HUNT Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 61:6-11. 2007
    ..Our sample is limited and the findings therefore tentative, yet there seems to a positive correlation between HADS-T symptom level and total mortality risk in a 4.5-year perspective...
  8. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of mental health screening and intervention in the HUNT population study
    Ottar Bjerkeset
    HUNT Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Neptunveien 1, Verdal, Norway
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:191-8. 2006
    ..The aim of the current study was to investigate feasibility, response, and consequences of mental health screening and intervention in a population study setting...
  9. doi request reprint Maternal age at child birth, birth order, and suicide at a young age: a sibling comparison
    Johan Håkon Bjørngaard
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Post Office Box 8905, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 177:638-44. 2013
    ..43, 95% confidence interval: 0.30, 0.62). Our study suggests that confounding due to familial factors is not likely to explain the associations of birth order and maternal age at child birth with suicide risk...
  10. doi request reprint Anxiety and depression symptoms in arterial hypertension: the influence of antihypertensive treatment. the HUNT study, Norway
    Aslak Johansen
    Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:63-72. 2012
    ..This might reflect poor antihypertensive treatment adherence leading to polypharmacy, or other unfavorable health behaviors in people with symptoms of pure depression...
  11. pmc Sleeping problems and suicide in 75,000 Norwegian adults: a 20 year follow-up of the HUNT I study
    Johan Håkon Bjørngaard
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Public Health and General Practice, Trondheim, Norway
    Sleep 34:1155-9. 2011
    ..To investigate the association of sleeping problems with suicide risk...
  12. ncbi request reprint Association between abnormal psychosocial situations in childhood, generalized anxiety disorder and oppositional defiant disorder
    Hans M Nordahl
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:852-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether core dimensions of stressful psychosocial situations are differentially associated with childhood generalized anxiety disorder and oppositional defiant disorder...
  13. ncbi request reprint Educational inequalities in ischaemic heart disease mortality in 44,000 Norwegian women and men: the influence of psychosocial and behavioural factors. The HUNT Study
    Linda Ernstsen
    Faculty of Nursing Education, Sør Trøndelag University College, Trondheim, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 38:678-85. 2010
    ..To investigate the influence of psychosocial and behavioural factors on educational inequalities in ischaemic heart disease (IHD) mortality...
  14. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of anxiety and depression and risk of heart failure: the HUNT Study
    Lise T Gustad
    Department of Internal Medicine, Nord Trøndelag Hospital Trust, Levanger Hospital, Levanger, Norway Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Technology and Science NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Heart Fail 16:861-70. 2014
    ..We aimed to study these prospective associations using self-reported symptoms of anxiety, depression, and mixed symptoms of anxiety and depression (MSAD) in a large population sample...
  15. pmc Sleep problems and hospitalization for self-harm: a 15-year follow-up of 9,000 Norwegian adolescents. The Young-HUNT Study
    Asbjørn Junker
    Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Sleep 37:579-85. 2014
    ..To investigate the association between sleeping problems in adolescence and subsequent hospital admission for self-harm (SH)...
  16. pmc Symptoms of anxiety and depression and risk of acute myocardial infarction: the HUNT 2 study
    Lise Tuset Gustad
    Department of Internal Medicine, Levanger Hospital, Nord Trøndelag Hospital Trust, Kirkegata 2, 7600 Levanger, Norway Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Eur Heart J 35:1394-403. 2014
    ..We aimed to study the prospective association of single and recurrent self-reported symptoms of anxiety and depression with a risk of AMI in a large Norwegian population based cohort...
  17. ncbi request reprint Anxiety, depression, and cause-specific mortality: the HUNT study
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Faculty of Psychology, Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    Psychosom Med 69:323-31. 2007
    ..Less information is known as to other mortality diagnoses. There is scarce and conflicting literature on anxiety in relation to mortality...
  18. ncbi request reprint A population-based cohort study of the effect of common mental disorders on disability pension awards
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Christiesgt 13, N 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1412-8. 2006
    ..The authors investigated empirically the contribution of psychiatric morbidity to the award of disability pensions, in particular those awarded for physical diagnoses...