Gunnar Morken

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Affiliation: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Acute admissions among immigrants and asylum seekers to a psychiatric hospital in Norway
    Valentina Cabral Iversen
    Østmarka Hospital, Dept of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, NTNU, Box 3008, Lade 7441, Trondheim, Norway
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:515-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse and recovery in a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit
    Arne E Vaaler
    Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7006 Trondheim, Norway
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:65-70. 2006
  3. pmc Illness perception among patients with chest pain and palpitations before and after negative cardiac evaluation
    Egil Jonsbu
    Department of Psychiatry, More and Romsdal Hospital Trust, Molde, 6407, Norway
    Biopsychosoc Med 6:19. 2012
  4. pmc Neurocognitive profiles in treatment-resistant bipolar I and bipolar II disorder depression
    Ute Kessler
    Moodnet Research Group, Psychiatric Division, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 13:105. 2013
  5. pmc The effects of motivational interviewing on patients with comorbid substance use admitted to a psychiatric emergency unit - a randomised controlled trial with two year follow-up
    Gunnhild Bagøien
    Østmarka Department of Psychiatry, St, Olav University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 13:93. 2013
  6. pmc The study protocol of the Norwegian randomized controlled trial of electroconvulsive therapy in treatment resistant depression in bipolar disorder
    Ute Kessler
    Moodnet Research Group, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 10:16. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Age at onset of first episode and time to treatment in in-patients with bipolar disorder
    Gunnar Morken
    Østmarka Psychiatric Department, St Olavs Hospital, Box 3008 Lade, Trondheim 7441, Norway
    Br J Psychiatry 194:559-60. 2009
  8. pmc Non-adherence to antipsychotic medication, relapse and rehospitalisation in recent-onset schizophrenia
    Gunnar Morken
    Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, NTNU, N 7006 Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 8:32. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of integrated treatment on antipsychotic medication adherence in a randomized trial in recent-onset schizophrenia
    Gunnar Morken
    Division of Psychiatry, Department of Østmarka, St Olav s University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:566-71. 2007
  10. pmc Symptoms of epilepsy and organic brain dysfunctions in patients with acute, brief depression combined with other fluctuating psychiatric symptoms: a controlled study from an acute psychiatric department
    Arne E Vaaler
    Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 9:63. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Acute admissions among immigrants and asylum seekers to a psychiatric hospital in Norway
    Valentina Cabral Iversen
    Østmarka Hospital, Dept of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, NTNU, Box 3008, Lade 7441, Trondheim, Norway
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:515-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of the present study was to compare admission rates, including admission by coercion, length of hospital stay and diagnosis among immigrants, asylum seekers and Norwegian-born patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse and recovery in a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit
    Arne E Vaaler
    Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7006 Trondheim, Norway
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:65-70. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to compare the development in symptoms, behaviors, function and treatment between patients with or without a substance use (SU) diagnose in a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)...
  3. pmc Illness perception among patients with chest pain and palpitations before and after negative cardiac evaluation
    Egil Jonsbu
    Department of Psychiatry, More and Romsdal Hospital Trust, Molde, 6407, Norway
    Biopsychosoc Med 6:19. 2012
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  4. pmc Neurocognitive profiles in treatment-resistant bipolar I and bipolar II disorder depression
    Ute Kessler
    Moodnet Research Group, Psychiatric Division, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 13:105. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc The effects of motivational interviewing on patients with comorbid substance use admitted to a psychiatric emergency unit - a randomised controlled trial with two year follow-up
    Gunnhild Bagøien
    Østmarka Department of Psychiatry, St, Olav University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 13:93. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc The study protocol of the Norwegian randomized controlled trial of electroconvulsive therapy in treatment resistant depression in bipolar disorder
    Ute Kessler
    Moodnet Research Group, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 10:16. 2010
    ..Cognitive changes and quality of life during the treatment will be assessed...
  7. doi request reprint Age at onset of first episode and time to treatment in in-patients with bipolar disorder
    Gunnar Morken
    Østmarka Psychiatric Department, St Olavs Hospital, Box 3008 Lade, Trondheim 7441, Norway
    Br J Psychiatry 194:559-60. 2009
    ..2 years (s.d.=11.8). This represents a similar pattern to the age at onset seen in out-patients in the USA. Early age at onset predicted a longer time to first pharmacological treatment (rho =-0.695, P<0.01)...
  8. pmc Non-adherence to antipsychotic medication, relapse and rehospitalisation in recent-onset schizophrenia
    Gunnar Morken
    Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, NTNU, N 7006 Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 8:32. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of integrated treatment on antipsychotic medication adherence in a randomized trial in recent-onset schizophrenia
    Gunnar Morken
    Division of Psychiatry, Department of Østmarka, St Olav s University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:566-71. 2007
    ..Interventions improving adherence to antipsychotic medication are needed. The present study examined the effects on medication adherence of 2 years of integrated treatment for patients with schizophrenia...
  10. pmc Symptoms of epilepsy and organic brain dysfunctions in patients with acute, brief depression combined with other fluctuating psychiatric symptoms: a controlled study from an acute psychiatric department
    Arne E Vaaler
    Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 9:63. 2009
    ..The aims of the present study were to compare clinical signs of organic brain dysfunctions and epilepsy in patients with AUDS and Major Depressive Episode (MDE)...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint Substance use at admission to an acute psychiatric department
    John Chr Fløvig
    Division of Psychiatry, Department of Østmarka, St Olavs University Hospital, Trondheim
    Nord J Psychiatry 63:113-9. 2009
    ..Most patients had used psychoactive substances before admission to the acute psychiatric department, and half of the men had a substance use disorder...
  13. pmc Acute Unstable Depressive Syndrome (AUDS) is associated more frequently with epilepsy than major depression
    Arne E Vaaler
    Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Neurol 10:67. 2010
    ..2009). This study aimed to further classify the differences of depressive symptoms at admittance and follow-up of patients with AUDS and MDE...
  14. pmc Short-term prediction of threatening and violent behaviour in an Acute Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit based on patient and environment characteristics
    Arne E Vaaler
    Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian, University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 11:44. 2011
    ..The aims of the present study were to investigate clinically relevant patient and environment-related predictive factors for threats and violent incidents the first three days in a PICU population based on evaluations done at admittance...
  15. pmc Therapeutic effects of maximal strength training on walking efficiency in patients with schizophrenia - a pilot study
    Jørn Heggelund
    Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Res Notes 5:344. 2012
    ..Maximal strength training (MST) improves ϵnet in healthy individuals and is associated with reduced risk of mortality. The aim of this study was to investigate whether MST improves ϵnet in patients with schizophrenia...
  16. pmc Reduced peak oxygen uptake and implications for cardiovascular health and quality of life in patients with schizophrenia
    Jørn Heggelund
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neuroscience, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 11:188. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate treadmill VO(2peak), CVD risk factors and quality of life (QOL) in patients with schizophrenia (ICD-10, F20-29)...
  17. doi request reprint Risk factors related to lifetime suicide attempts in acutely admitted bipolar disorder inpatients
    Per I Finseth
    Department of Neuroscience, Trondheim Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Oslo, Norway
    Bipolar Disord 14:727-34. 2012
    ....
  18. 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...
  19. doi request reprint A study of age at onset and affective temperaments in a Norwegian sample of patients with mood disorders
    Ketil J Oedegaard
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Section for Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Affect Disord 118:229-33. 2009
    ..We also examined the relation between AAO and affective temperaments...
  20. doi request reprint Pharmacological treatment and adherence one week prior to acute psychiatric admissions
    John Chr Fløvig
    Division of Psychiatry, St Olav University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 66:222-4. 2012
    ..To describe use of and adherence to psychotropic medication 1 week prior to acute admission to a psychiatric inpatient department...
  21. pmc Quantitative EEG findings in patients with acute, brief depression combined with other fluctuating psychiatric symptoms: a controlled study from an acute psychiatric department
    Marte Helene Bjørk
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St Olavs Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 8:89. 2008
    ..We wanted to study whether these patients had signs of more epileptic or organic brain dysfunction than patients with depression without additional symptomatology...
  22. ncbi request reprint A help-line for children. Seasonal variations in issues
    Gunnar Morken
    Østmarka Psychiatric Department, St Olavs Hospital, Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Box 3008 Lade, N 7441 Trondheim, Norway
    Psychiatry Res 128:191-7. 2004
    ..Conversations about sexuality correlated with the frequencies of births in the adult population 9 months later. A spring and fall peak in total calling and a winter peak in calls for depression, anxiety, pain and neglect were described...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effects of different interior decorations in the seclusion area of a psychiatric acute ward
    Arne E Vaaler
    Ostmarka Psychiatric Department, St Olavs Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 59:19-24. 2005
    ..The traditional beliefs that a sparsely decorated interior is a method to reduce symptoms of psychopathology and dangerous behaviours were not supported by our data...
  24. ncbi request reprint Staff injuries after patient-staff incidences in psychiatric acute wards
    Knut Langsrud
    St Olavs Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Østmarka, Trondheim, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 61:121-5. 2007
    ..The knowledge of injures after patient-staff incidences may contribute to the education and protective training of the staff of psychiatric acute wards...
  25. doi request reprint Evaluation of a urine on-site drugs of abuse screening test in patients admitted to a psychiatric emergency unit
    Gunnhild Bagøien
    Østmarka Department of Psychiatry, St Olav University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 29:248-54. 2009
    ..The results from on-site screening testing should not be considered as the final conclusion on the intake of drugs of abuse but must be interpreted with caution...
  26. ncbi request reprint Differences in acute psychiatric admissions between asylum seekers and refugees
    Valentina C Iversen
    Østmarka Psychiatric Department, Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 58:465-70. 2004
    ..The stresses of life in reception centres and the risk of being expelled from the country may contribute more to these admittances than experiences in the asylum seekers countries of origin...
  27. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variations in children's calls to a help-line: implications for preventive services
    Anne Mari Sund
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, The Medical Faculty, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Affect Disord 70:175-80. 2002
    ..To investigate seasonal variations in telephone calls to a help-line for children, and their correlation to changes in length of day, latitude and age...
  28. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in suicides and in admissions to hospital for mania and depression
    Gunnar Morken
    Østmarka Hospital, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Medicine, The Medical Faculty, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Affect Disord 69:39-45. 2002
    ..The influence of seasons on mood disorders is controversial...
  29. doi request reprint Occupational outcome in bipolar disorder is not predicted by premorbid functioning and intelligence
    Helle K Schoeyen
    Moodnet Research Group, Division of Psychiatry, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Bipolar Disord 15:294-305. 2013
    ..The present study addressed the role of premorbid functioning [assessed with the Premorbid Adjustment Scale (PAS)], intelligence, course of illness, and sociodemographics on occupational outcome in BD...
  30. pmc Effects of legal and illegal use of benzodiazepines at acute admission to a psychiatric acute department
    John C Fløvig
    Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Res Notes 3:263. 2010
    ..The aims of this study were to evaluate the frequency and clinical effects of both legal and illegal use of benzodiazepines at admittance to a psychiatric acute department...
  31. pmc Effects of high aerobic intensity training in patients with schizophrenia: a controlled trial
    Jørn Heggelund
    Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 65:269-75. 2011
    ..High aerobic intensity training (HIT) improve peak oxygen uptake (VO(2peak)), net mechanical efficiency of walking and risk factors for CVD but has not been investigated in patients with schizophrenia...
  32. ncbi request reprint Monthly variation in prevalence rates of comorbid depression and anxiety in the general population at 63-65 degrees North: the HUNT study
    Eystein Stordal
    Department of Psychiatry, Helse Nord Trondelag HF, Hospital Namsos, Namsos, Norway
    J Affect Disord 106:273-8. 2008
    ..To investigate monthly variation in depression, anxiety and their comorbidity (COM) in an epidemiologic study and their association to monthly variation in suicide rates...