Aslak Steinsbekk

Summary

Affiliation: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc The profiles of adults who consult alternative health practitioners and/or general practitioners
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 25:86-92. 2007
  2. pmc Group based diabetes self-management education compared to routine treatment for people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. A systematic review with meta-analysis
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Post box 8905, Medisinsk teknisk forskningssenter, 7491, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:213. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Families' visits to practitioners of complementary and alternative medicine in a total population (the HUNT studies)
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 38:96-104. 2010
  4. pmc Predictors for adolescent visits to practitioners of complementary and alternative medicine in a total population (the Young-HUNT Studies)
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    PLoS ONE 6:e25719. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Socio-demographic characteristics and health perceptions among male and female visitors to CAM practitioners in a total population study
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Forsch Komplementmed 15:146-51. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint [User involvement in hospital departments?]
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Institutt for samfunnsmedisin, Norges Teknisk Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, Medisinskteknisk forskningssenter, 7489 Trondheim
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:1944-5. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint [Patient Activation Measure]
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Institutt for samfunnsmedisin Norges teknisk naturvitenskapelige universitet 7489 Trondheim
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:2316-8. 2008
  8. pmc Changes among male and female visitors to practitioners of complementary and alternative medicine in a large adult Norwegian population from 1997 to 2008 (The HUNT studies)
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Public Health and General Practice, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:61. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Characteristics of visitors to homeopaths in a total adult population study in Norway (HUNT 2)
    A Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Homeopathy 97:178-84. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Cross-cultural comparison of visitors to CAM practitioners in the United States and Norway
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Altern Complement Med 15:1201-7. 2009

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. pmc The profiles of adults who consult alternative health practitioners and/or general practitioners
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 25:86-92. 2007
    ..To compare the profiles of people visiting only a general practitioner (GP), those visiting only a practitioner of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and those visiting both (GP&CAM)...
  2. pmc Group based diabetes self-management education compared to routine treatment for people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. A systematic review with meta-analysis
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Post box 8905, Medisinsk teknisk forskningssenter, 7491, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:213. 2012
    ..assess effects of group-based DSME compared to routine treatment on clinical, lifestyle and psychosocial outcomes in type-2 diabetes patients...
  3. doi request reprint Families' visits to practitioners of complementary and alternative medicine in a total population (the HUNT studies)
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 38:96-104. 2010
    ..To investigate characteristics of families with adolescent children who have visited practitioners of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)...
  4. pmc Predictors for adolescent visits to practitioners of complementary and alternative medicine in a total population (the Young-HUNT Studies)
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    PLoS ONE 6:e25719. 2011
    ..To investigate the factors predicting adolescent visits to practitioners of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)...
  5. doi request reprint Socio-demographic characteristics and health perceptions among male and female visitors to CAM practitioners in a total population study
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Forsch Komplementmed 15:146-51. 2008
    ..The aim was to explore the prevalence of visitors to CAM practitioners in a total population with reference to sex, self-rated health status and socio-demographic characteristics...
  6. ncbi request reprint [User involvement in hospital departments?]
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Institutt for samfunnsmedisin, Norges Teknisk Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, Medisinskteknisk forskningssenter, 7489 Trondheim
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:1944-5. 2008
    ..Experiences of patients and next of kin are to be given a central role in the development of health services. However, little is known about the amount and types of user involvement at the service level...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Patient Activation Measure]
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Institutt for samfunnsmedisin Norges teknisk naturvitenskapelige universitet 7489 Trondheim
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:2316-8. 2008
    ..This article describes the work undertaken to find a suitable questionnaire, translate it to Norwegian and validate it...
  8. pmc Changes among male and female visitors to practitioners of complementary and alternative medicine in a large adult Norwegian population from 1997 to 2008 (The HUNT studies)
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Public Health and General Practice, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:61. 2011
    ..The aim was to investigate changes in the prevalence and characteristics of male and female visitors to practitioners of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in a large adult population from 1997 to 2008...
  9. doi request reprint Characteristics of visitors to homeopaths in a total adult population study in Norway (HUNT 2)
    A Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Homeopathy 97:178-84. 2008
    ..To study the characteristics of people visiting homeopaths in a total adult population in Norway...
  10. doi request reprint Cross-cultural comparison of visitors to CAM practitioners in the United States and Norway
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Altern Complement Med 15:1201-7. 2009
    ..However, these countries have fundamentally different health care systems. The aim was therefore to compare characteristics of adults who have seen a CAM practitioner during the last year in the United States and Norway...
  11. ncbi request reprint An exploratory study of the contextual effect of homeopathic care. A randomised controlled trial of homeopathic care vs. self-prescribed homeopathic medicine in the prevention of upper respiratory tract infections in children
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, MTFS, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Prev Med 45:274-9; discussion 280-1. 2007
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trials on treatment by homeopaths and self-treatment with homeopathic medicines: design and protocol
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, MTFS, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    J Altern Complement Med 10:1027-32. 2004
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Patients' assessments of the effectiveness of homeopathic care in Norway: a prospective observational multicentre outcome study
    A Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Homeopathy 94:10-6. 2005
    ..To evaluate the patient reported effects of homeopathic care 6 months after first consultations...
  14. pmc Self treatment with one of three self selected, ultramolecular homeopathic medicines for the prevention of upper respiratory tract infections in children. A double-blind randomized placebo controlled trial
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 59:447-55. 2005
    ..This study investigates the effect of self treatment with one of three self selected ultramolecular homeopathic medicines for the prevention of childhood URTI...
  15. ncbi request reprint Empowering the cancer patient or controlling the tumor? A qualitative study of how cancer patients experience consultations with complementary and alternative medicine practitioners and physicians, respectively
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, NTNU, Norway
    Integr Cancer Ther 4:195-200. 2005
    ..In the second model, the patient is defined as the causal factor; the outcomes of the treatment are dependent on the resources of the patient (eg, the body's ability to heal itself) and the impact of the patient's situation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Homeopathic care for the prevention of upper respiratory tract infections in children: a pragmatic, randomised, controlled trial comparing individualised homeopathic care and waiting-list controls
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, MTFS, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Complement Ther Med 13:231-8. 2005
    ..To investigate whether individualised treatment by homeopaths is effective in preventing childhood upper respiratory tract infection (URTI)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Why do parents take their children to homeopaths? -- an exploratory qualitative study
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Forsch Komplementmed 13:88-93. 2006
    ..As no study has investigated the reasons for this increase, the aim of the present study was to explore why parents take their children to homeopaths...
  18. doi request reprint Efficacy of ongoing group based diabetes self-management education for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. A randomised controlled trial
    Lisbeth Ø Rygg
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 86:98-105. 2012
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of ongoing group based diabetes self-management education (DSME) for patients with type 2 diabetes...
  19. doi request reprint How do parents of child patients compare consultations with homeopaths and physicians? A qualitative study
    Marit By Rise
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 74:91-6. 2009
    ..How do parents of child patients experience and compare consultations with homeopaths and physicians, and how do they describe an ideal consultation...
  20. pmc Making and maintaining lifestyle changes after participating in group based type 2 diabetes self-management educations: a qualitative study
    Marit B Rise
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    PLoS ONE 8:e64009. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate how participants make and maintain lifestyle changes after participating in group-based type 2 diabetes self-management education...
  21. pmc The short-term effect on alliance and satisfaction of using patient feedback scales in mental health out-patient treatment. A randomised controlled trial
    Marit By Rise
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:348. 2012
    ..Hypotheses were that use of feedback scales would improve treatment alliance and patient satisfaction...
  22. doi request reprint Patient participation in mental healthcare: when is it difficult? A qualitative study of users and providers in a mental health hospital in Norway
    Marit Solbjør
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 59:107-13. 2013
    ..Participation is built on ideas of democracy and individual responsibility. Mental illness has, however, been characterized by its irrational features...
  23. doi request reprint Reasons for participation in group-based type 2 diabetes self-management education. A qualitative study
    Lisbeth Ø Rygg
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 38:788-93. 2010
    ..To investigate reasons for participating in group-based diabetes self-management education (DSME) for patients with type 2 diabetes...
  24. ncbi request reprint The use of simplified constitutional indications for self-prescription of homeopathic medicine
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, MTFS, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Complement Ther Med 12:112-7. 2004
    ....
  25. doi request reprint The effect of an educational programme consisting of group and individual arthritis education for patients with polyarthritis--a randomised controlled trial
    Kjersti Grønning
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 88:113-20. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of an educational programme for patients with polyarthritis compared to usual care...
  26. doi request reprint User involvement in hospital wards: professionals negotiating user knowledge. A qualitative study
    Marit Solbjør
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 85:e144-9. 2011
    ..To investigate how health professionals in hospital wards that have voluntarily initiated user involvement negotiate user knowledge into their professional knowledge...
  27. doi request reprint Coping with arthritis is experienced as a dynamic balancing process. A qualitative study
    Kjersti Grønning
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Clin Rheumatol 30:1425-32. 2011
    ..The process of coping with arthritis was found to be a dynamic, iterative, balancing process where patients redefined what they considered as normal life through the course of the disease...
  28. doi request reprint Same description, different values. How service users and providers define patient and public involvement in health care
    Marit By Rise
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Health Expect 16:266-76. 2013
    ..Patient and public involvement in health care is important, but the existing definitions of the concept do not integrate the stakeholders' own perceptions...
  29. doi request reprint Characteristics of visitors to practitioners of homeopathy in a large adult Norwegian population (the HUNT 3 study)
    Audhild Løhre
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Department of Public Health and General Practice, Trondheim, Norway
    Homeopathy 101:175-81. 2012
    ..The aim was to investigate characteristics of female and male visitors to practitioners of homeopathy in a large adult population in Norway...
  30. pmc Five-year follow-up of a one-year self-management program for patients with COPD
    Borghild K Lomundal
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 7:87-93. 2012
    ..Investigate long-term effects 4 years after the end of a 1-year self-management program (SMP) with 30 hours of education and 16 hours of physical activity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  31. pmc Effect of an institutional development plan for user participation on professionals' knowledge, practice, and attitudes. A controlled study
    Marit By Rise
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:296. 2011
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint [Users of homeopathy in Norway]
    Aslak Steinsbekk
    Institutt for samfunnsmedisin, Norges Teknisk Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, Medisinsk teknisk forskningssenter, 7489 Trondheim
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:1950-1. 2004
    ..37% of the Norwegian population have been to a homeopath. This article describes user complaints and characteristics and compares this with previous users and patients in general practice...
  33. ncbi request reprint Users of homeopaths in Norway in 1998, compared to previous users and GP patients
    A Steinsbekk
    Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Homeopathy 92:3-10. 2003
    ..This study describes complaints and characteristics of patients who visited Norwegian homeopaths in 1998, comparing them with those who visited homeopaths in 1985 and general practice patients...
  34. doi request reprint Three-year follow-up after a two-year comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation program
    A Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and St Olav s Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Chron Respir Dis 6:5-11. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the participants had maintained their achieved level of health, improved their lung function slightly, and continued to exercise regularly 3 years after the end of the program...
  35. pmc Development of a patient-centred care pathway across healthcare providers: a qualitative study
    Tove Røsstad
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:121. 2013
    ..The aim of this paper is to investigate the process and the experiences of the participants in this developmental work. The participants were drawn from three hospitals, six municipalities and patient organizations in Central Norway...
  36. doi request reprint Herbal use among cancer patients during palliative or curative chemotherapy treatment in Norway
    Silje Engdal
    Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Medical Technical Research Centre, 3rd Floor West, Olav Kyrresgt 9, N 7489, Trondheim, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 16:763-9. 2008
    ....
  37. doi request reprint [Patient participation in hospital wards--health personnel's experience]
    Marit Solbjør
    Institutt for samfunnsmedisin, Norges Teknisk Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 131:130-1. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the experience health personnel have with patient participation in hospital wards...
  38. doi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine practitioner consultations among those who have or have had cancer in a Norwegian total population (Nord-Trøndelag Health Study): prevalence, socio-demographics and health perceptions
    A Steinsbekk
    Department of Public Health and General Practice Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, MTFS, Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 19:346-51. 2010
    ..From the socio-demographic variables studied only the reporting of a university degree was significantly associated with higher CAM practitioner use...
  39. doi request reprint Patient education--which parts of the content predict impact on coping skills?
    Randi Nossum
    Department of Clinical Service, St Olav s University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 41:429-35. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the content of several locally developed educational programmes and investigate which parts predicted improved coping skills in the participants...
  40. doi request reprint The personality of homeopaths: a cross-sectional survey of the personality profiles of homeopaths compared to a norm sample
    Marit B Rise
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Altern Complement Med 18:42-7. 2012
    ..It was hypothesized that the homeopaths would score higher than the norm sample on Openness, Agreeableness, and Conscientiousness...
  41. pmc Paid work is associated with improved health-related quality of life in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Kjersti Grønning
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and Department of Rheumatology, St Olavs Hospital, MTFS, Trondheim, 7489, Norway
    Clin Rheumatol 29:1317-22. 2010
    ..The positive association of performing paid work and HRQOL imply that health care providers should thoroughly evaluate the possibilities for the patients to continue with paid work...
  42. pmc Observational studies of a one year self-management program and a two year pulmonary rehabilitation program in patients with COPD
    Borghild K Lomundal
    St Olav Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2:617-24. 2007
    ..To describe the outcome of a one year self-management program (SMG) and a two year pulmonary rehabilitation program (PRG)...
  43. doi request reprint The co-use of conventional drugs and herbs among patients in Norwegian general practice: a cross-sectional study
    Ane Djuv
    Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:295. 2013
    ..The secondary aim was to register the herb-drug combinations with potential clinical relevant interactions among the co-users...
  44. doi request reprint Undergraduate homeopathy education in Europe and the influence of accreditation
    Petter Viksveen
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Homeopathy 100:253-8. 2011
    ..The safety of patients consulting with practitioners of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) partially depends on practitioners' competence, and thus the standard of undergraduate education...