Odd Steffen Dalgard
Affiliation: Norwegian Institute of Public Health
- Social inequalities in mental health in Norway: possible explanatory factorsOdd Steffen Dalgard
National Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, Sandakerveien 24 B, P, O, 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
Int J Equity Health 7:27. 2008..The reason for this, however, is not clear, and the purpose of the present study was to explore possible mediating factors between social status and mental health...
- Immigration, social integration and mental health in Norway, with focus on gender differencesOdd Steffen Dalgard
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, Oslo, Norway
Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 3:24. 2007..Studies have shown that social integration may have a positive as well as a negative effect on the mental health of immigrants, depending on the social circumstances...
- Education, sense of mastery and mental health: results from a nation wide health monitoring study in NorwayOdd Steffen Dalgard
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
BMC Psychiatry 7:20. 2007....
- Immigration, lack of control and psychological distress: findings from the Oslo Health StudyOdd Steffen Dalgard
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, Norway
Scand J Psychol 47:551-8. 2006..Powerlessness also plays a role, but this is mainly because of a concept overlap between psychological distress and powerlessness...
- [An educational programme for coping with depression: a randomized controlled trial]Odd Steffen Dalgard
Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Postboks 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:3043-6. 2004..Only a relatively small proportion of depressed people receive treatment; hence there is a great need for further development of feasible treatment programmes...
- Negative life events, social support and gender difference in depression: a multinational community survey with data from the ODIN studyOdd Steffen Dalgard
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P B 4404, Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:444-51. 2006..To explore if differences in negative life events, vulnerability and social support may explain the gender difference in depression...
- A randomized controlled trial of a senior centre group programme for increasing social support and preventing depression in elderly people living at home in NorwayHege Bøen
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, NO 0403, Oslo, Norway
BMC Geriatr 12:20. 2012..The objectives were to examine the effect of a preventive senior centre group programme consisting of weekly meetings, on social support, depression and quality of life...
- The importance of social support in the associations between psychological distress and somatic health problems and socio-economic factors among older adults living at home: a cross sectional studyHege Bøen
Division of Mental Health, Department of Surveillance and Prevention, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
BMC Geriatr 12:27. 2012..We also examined changes in the association of somatic health problems and socio-economic factors with psychological distress after adjusting for social support...
- Socio-demographic, psychosocial and health characteristics of Norwegian senior centre users: a cross-sectional studyHege Bøen
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, Department of Surveillance and Prevention, Oslo, Norway
Scand J Public Health 38:508-17. 2010..The aim of the study was to determine the socio-demographic, psychosocial and health characteristics of users of the senior centres in relation to non-users in order to find out who can benefit from the senior centre service...
- [Economic evaluation of a course in coping with depression]Erik Nord
Divisjon for psykisk helse, Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Boks 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:586-8. 2006..A course in coping with depression was reported to have documented effects in terms of shortening periods of depression. An economic evaluation of the course was conducted...
- Disability pensioning: can ethnic divides be explained by occupation, income, mental distress, or health?Bjørgulf Claussen
Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Scand J Public Health 37:395-400. 2009..We aimed to test the hypothesis that differences in disability pensioning among different ethnic groups were attributable to differences in occupation, income, health, and mental distress...
- Dimensionality and measurement invariance in the Satisfaction with Life Scale in NorwayJocelyne Clench-Aas
Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Pb 4404 Nydalen, 0403, Oslo, Norway
Qual Life Res 20:1307-17. 2011..This study examines the factorial structure and factorial invariance of the SWLS in a Norwegian sample...
- Concordance between Hopkins Symptom Checklist (HSCL-10) and Pakistan Anxiety and Depression Questionnaire (PADQ), in a rural self-motivated population in PakistanHammad Raza Syed
Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, Oslo, Norway
BMC Psychiatry 8:59. 2008..There have been no previous studies conducted in Pakistan comparing the concordance of any well established Western anxiety/depression screening instrument with an indigenous scale, in a community based setting...
- Associations between type A behaviour pattern and psychological distress : 28 years of follow-up of the Oslo Study 1972/1973Anne Johanne Søgaard
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:216-23. 2008..To investigate the relationships between type A behaviour pattern (TABP) and psychological distress measured in middle aged men participating in two surveys 28 years apart...
- Measuring the mental health status of the Norwegian population: a comparison of the instruments SCL-25, SCL-10, SCL-5 and MHI-5 (SF-36)Bjørn Heine Strand
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo
Nord J Psychiatry 57:113-8. 2003..An operational advantage of the MHI-5 over the SCL instruments is that it has been widely used not only in surveys of mental health, but also in surveys of general health...
- Psychological distress among immigrants from high- and low-income countries: findings from the Oslo Health StudySuraj Bahadur Thapa
Institute of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
Nord J Psychiatry 61:459-65. 2007..This means that both pre-migration and post-migration factors were associated with the higher level of distress among immigrants from low-income countries, the post-migration factors in the host country probably being the most important...
- [Increasing psychological stress among young adults in Norway, 1990-2000]Aksel Tveråmo
Jessheimklinikken, Akershus universitetssykehus, Trondheimsveien 82, 2050 Jessheim
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:2011-5. 2003....
- Does mastering have an effect on disability pensioning independent of health, and may it explain divides of education in the Oslo Health Survey?Kirsti Valset
Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
Scand J Public Health 35:157-63. 2007..Does mastering abilities have an independent effect on disability pensioning? Are some of the large divides across education explained by mastering factors when adjusted for health?..
- Health service use by adults with depression: community survey in five European countries. Evidence from the ODIN studyCherie McCracken
Division of Psychiatry, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Br J Psychiatry 189:161-7. 2006..Little is known about patterns of healthcare use by people with depression in Europe...
- Psychosocial factors and distress: a comparison between ethnic Norwegians and ethnic Pakistanis in Oslo, NorwayHammad Raza Syed
Department of International Health, Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
BMC Public Health 6:182. 2006....
- Return of depressed men: changes in distribution of depression and symptom cases in Norway between 1990 and 2001Inger Sandanger
Helse Øst Health Services Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
J Affect Disord 100:153-62. 2007..Women's elevated risk of depression compared to men is a common finding in psychiatric epidemiology. Studies conducted in the 1950s and 1970s, however, documented approximately equal prevalence of sex rates...
- [Use of humans in radioactive isotopes research]Odd Steffen Dalgard
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:936; author reply 937. 2006
- Estimating depression prevalence from the Beck Depression Inventory: is season of administration a moderator?Erin E Michalak
Division of Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, 2255 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 2A1
Psychiatry Res 129:99-106. 2004..Although limited by a post hoc analysis of existing data, this study provides the strongest evidence to date that season of administration is not a moderator of depression prevalence as estimated by the BDI...
- Urban-rural differences in the occurrence of female depressive disorder in Europe--evidence from the ODIN studyVille Lehtinen
STAKES, Mental Health Unit, Kanervatie 18, 20540 Turku, Finland
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:283-9. 2003..2001) we found remarkable urban preponderance in comparison to the corresponding rural site in the female prevalence of depressive disorder in the UK and Ireland. The aim of this paper is to analyse the possible reasons for this finding...
- The ability of general practitioners to detect mental disorders among primary care patients in a stressful environment: Gaza StripAbdel Hamid Afana
Gaza Community Mental Health Programme, The Gaza Strip, Gaza City, PO Box 1049, Palestine
J Public Health Med 24:326-31. 2002....