Kristian Tambs

Summary

Affiliation: Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc Genetic and environmental contributions to the relationship between education and anxiety disorders - a twin study
    K Tambs
    Department of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 125:203-12. 2012
  2. pmc Is relatively young age within a school year a risk factor for mental health problems and poor school performance? A population-based cross-sectional study of adolescents in Oslo, Norway
    Lars Lien
    Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo 0318, Norway
    BMC Public Health 5:102. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Hearing loss induced by occupational and impulse noise: results on threshold shifts by frequencies, age and gender from the Nord-Trøndelag Hearing Loss Study
    Kristian Tambs
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Audiol 45:309-17. 2006
  4. pmc The Norwegian Institute of Public Health twin study of mental health: examining recruitment and attrition bias
    Kristian Tambs
    The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 12:158-68. 2009
  5. pmc Structure of genetic and environmental risk factors for dimensional representations of DSM-IV anxiety disorders
    Kristian Tambs
    Department of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Box 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo 3, Norway
    Br J Psychiatry 195:301-7. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Moderate effects of hearing loss on mental health and subjective well-being: results from the Nord-Trøndelag Hearing Loss Study
    Kristian Tambs
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Psychosom Med 66:776-82. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Hearing loss associated with ear infections in Nord-Trøndelag, Norway
    Kristian Tambs
    Epidemiology Section, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Ear Hear 25:388-96. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint [Hearing loss caused by noise, otitis and head injuries]
    Kristian Tambs
    Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Divisjon for epidemiologi, Postboks 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:3047-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint The relationship between depressive personality disorder and major depressive disorder: a population-based twin study
    Ragnhild E Ørstavik
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1866-72; quiz 1924. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The relationship between avoidant personality disorder and social phobia: a population-based twin study
    Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Box 4404, Nydalen N 0403, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1722-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications95

  1. pmc Genetic and environmental contributions to the relationship between education and anxiety disorders - a twin study
    K Tambs
    Department of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 125:203-12. 2012
    ..To examine the negative statistical relationship between educational level and risk of anxiety disorders, and to estimate to what extent this relationship may be explained by genes or environmental factors influencing both phenotypes...
  2. pmc Is relatively young age within a school year a risk factor for mental health problems and poor school performance? A population-based cross-sectional study of adolescents in Oslo, Norway
    Lars Lien
    Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo 0318, Norway
    BMC Public Health 5:102. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Hearing loss induced by occupational and impulse noise: results on threshold shifts by frequencies, age and gender from the Nord-Trøndelag Hearing Loss Study
    Kristian Tambs
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Audiol 45:309-17. 2006
    ..The shifts induced by impulse noise reached approximately 8 dB among men 45-64 years and men 65 years+. The effects of impulse noise were strongest at 3000-8000 Hz and varied little within this frequency range...
  4. pmc The Norwegian Institute of Public Health twin study of mental health: examining recruitment and attrition bias
    Kristian Tambs
    The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 12:158-68. 2009
    ..In general the results show a moderate selection towards good mental and somatic health. Attrition from Q2 to the MHS does not appear to affect twin analyses of mental health related variables...
  5. pmc Structure of genetic and environmental risk factors for dimensional representations of DSM-IV anxiety disorders
    Kristian Tambs
    Department of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Box 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo 3, Norway
    Br J Psychiatry 195:301-7. 2009
    ..Twin data permit decomposition of comorbidity into genetically and environmentally derived correlations. No previous twin study includes all major forms of anxiety disorder...
  6. ncbi request reprint Moderate effects of hearing loss on mental health and subjective well-being: results from the Nord-Trøndelag Hearing Loss Study
    Kristian Tambs
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Psychosom Med 66:776-82. 2004
    ..To estimate effects of hearing loss on symptoms of anxiety, depression, self-esteem, and subjective well-being...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hearing loss associated with ear infections in Nord-Trøndelag, Norway
    Kristian Tambs
    Epidemiology Section, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Ear Hear 25:388-96. 2004
    ..We have assessed the effect of recurrent childhood ear infections on adult hearing. We also examined whether adult hearing is poorer with an early age of onset of ear infections compared with later onset...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Hearing loss caused by noise, otitis and head injuries]
    Kristian Tambs
    Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Divisjon for epidemiologi, Postboks 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:3047-9. 2003
    ..Results from a recent study of the population in Nord-Trøndelag County are described and estimates given of the magnitude of hearing loss associated with occupational and leisure noise exposure, recurrent ear infections and head injury...
  9. ncbi request reprint The relationship between depressive personality disorder and major depressive disorder: a population-based twin study
    Ragnhild E Ørstavik
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1866-72; quiz 1924. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The relationship between avoidant personality disorder and social phobia: a population-based twin study
    Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Box 4404, Nydalen N 0403, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1722-8. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on dimensional representations of DSM-IV cluster C personality disorders: a population-based multivariate twin study
    Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Psychol Med 37:645-53. 2007
    ....
  12. pmc Paternal and maternal alcohol abuse and offspring mental distress in the general population: the Nord-Trøndelag health study
    Kamilla Rognmo
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, N 0403, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 12:448. 2012
    ..This study examines the impact of maternal and paternal alcohol abuse on adolescent mental distress, including potentially confounding, mediating or moderating effects of various variables...
  13. ncbi request reprint Otitis media: genetic factors and sex differences
    Ellen Kvestad
    Division of Epidemiology, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res 7:239-44. 2004
    ..There is no evidence that different sets of genes influence liability in males and females, but there may be sex differences in the relative importance of genetic effects...
  14. pmc Genetic and environmental contributions to long-term sick leave and disability pension: a population-based study of young adult Norwegian twins
    Line C Gjerde
    Department of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:759-66. 2013
    ..However, a non-negligible part of the genetic variance was not shared between the variables, which may contribute to explaining why some progress from LTSL to DP, whereas others return to work. ..
  15. pmc Genetic and environmental contributions to the co-occurrence of depressive personality disorder and DSM-IV personality disorders
    Ragnhild E Ørstavik
    Department of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway
    J Pers Disord 26:435-51. 2012
    ..However, only 5% was due to disorder-specific genetic factors, indicating that a substantial part of the genetic vulnerability to DPD also increases the vulnerability to other PDs...
  16. doi request reprint Non-random mating and convergence over time for alcohol consumption, smoking, and exercise: the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
    Helga Ask
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Behav Genet 42:354-65. 2012
    ..Reduced spouse similarity in smoking with relationship duration may reflect secular trends...
  17. doi request reprint A population based family study of symptoms of anxiety and depression: the HUNT study
    Nikolai Czajkowski
    The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Affect Disord 125:355-60. 2010
    ..To estimate an upper limit on the heritability of self-reported symptoms of anxiety and depression in a large and population representative nuclear family sample...
  18. doi request reprint Passive-aggressive (negativistic) personality disorder: a population-based twin study
    Nikolai Czajkowski
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Pers Disord 22:109-22. 2008
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of anxiety and depression in young adults: genetic and environmental influences on stability and change
    Ragnhild B Nes
    Division of Mental Health, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:450-61. 2007
    ..The results provide strong evidence for the temporal stability of genetic risk factors for symptoms of anxiety and depression in young adults, and substantial sex-specific influences on heritability, stability and change...
  20. doi request reprint Is ADH1C genotype relevant for the cardioprotective effect of alcohol?
    Gudrun Høiseth
    Division of Forensic Medicine and Drug Abuse Research, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Alcohol 47:81-4. 2013
    ..This study, which included the largest study group published so far, failed to find any link between the ADH1C genotype and the cardioprotective effects of alcohol...
  21. doi request reprint Twin-singleton differences in intelligence: a register-based birth cohort study of Norwegian males
    Willy Eriksen
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 15:649-55. 2012
    ..Including birth weight in the model strongly reduced the estimate. In conclusion, twins born in Norway during 1967-1984 had slightly lower intelligence in early adulthood compared with the singletons...
  22. ncbi request reprint Recurrent otitis media and tonsillitis: common disease predisposition
    Ellen Kvestad
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1561-8. 2006
    ..To estimate the relative contribution of genetic and environmental effects to the association between recurrent otitis media and recurrent tonsillitis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Happiness and health: environmental and genetic contributions to the relationship between subjective well-being, perceived health, and somatic illness
    Espen Røysamb
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:1136-46. 2003
    ..Results support a differentiated view of SWB-health relations, and imply that both genes and environment play important roles in the associations between well-being and health...
  24. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on the association between smoking and panic attacks in females: a population-based twin study
    Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud
    The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Psychol Med 34:1271-7. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate a hypothesis of shared vulnerability by examining whether panic attacks and cigarette-smoking share genetic or environmental liability factors...
  25. doi request reprint The association between tinnitus and mental health in a general population sample: results from the HUNT Study
    Norun Hjertager Krog
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 69:289-98. 2010
    ..The purpose of the study was to examine the association between tinnitus, mental health, and well-being in the general adult population and to identify factors that might mediate and moderate this association...
  26. doi request reprint Structure of genetic and environmental risk factors for symptoms of DSM-IV borderline personality disorder
    Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo 2Institute of Psychiatry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    JAMA Psychiatry 70:1206-14. 2013
    ..However, to our knowledge, the underlying etiological nature of the individual criteria for BPD as defined by the DSM-IV has not been explored...
  27. doi request reprint Otoacoustic emissions, pure-tone audiometry, and self-reported hearing
    Bo Engdahl
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Audiol 52:74-82. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to describe the association between otoacoustic emissions (OAEs), pure-tone thresholds, and self-reported hearing disability...
  28. pmc Alcohol use and mental distress as predictors of non-response in a general population health survey: the HUNT study
    Fartein Ask Torvik
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, P O Box 4404, 0403, Oslo, Norway
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:805-16. 2012
    ..To investigate to what degree alcohol use and mental distress are associated with non-response in a population-based health study...
  29. ncbi request reprint The Norwegian Institute of Public Health Twin Panel: a description of the sample and program of research
    Jennifer R Harris
    The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Oslo
    Twin Res 5:415-23. 2002
    ..This paper provides a brief overview of the data, sample, and the various research projects associated with this twin program of research...
  30. doi request reprint Heritability of hearing loss
    Ellen Kvestad
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Epidemiology 23:328-31. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to explore the relative importance of genetic and environmental effects in the etiology of impaired hearing...
  31. pmc Genetic testing of newborns for type 1 diabetes susceptibility: a prospective cohort study on effects on maternal mental health
    Kaja K Aas
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Med Genet 11:112. 2010
    ..The present study assessed whether mothers of children who test positively suffer from poorer mental health and well-being after receiving genetic risk information about their children...
  32. pmc Strong genetic correlation between interview-assessed internalizing disorders and a brief self-report symptom scale
    Line C Gjerde
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 14:64-72. 2011
    ..In addition, existing data on self-report symptoms of anxiety and depression can be used with increased confidence to specify models including effects from genes coding for internalizing disorders...
  33. ncbi request reprint Otoacoustic emissions in the general adult population of Nord-Trøndelag, Norway: III. Relationships with pure-tone hearing thresholds
    Bo Engdahl
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Audiol 44:15-23. 2005
    ..The unique constitution of the present large sample, which reflects the general adult population, makes these results applicable to population-based studies and screening programs...
  34. ncbi request reprint Adolescent adjustment and well-being: effects of parental divorce and distress
    Ingunn Størksen
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 47:75-84. 2006
    ..In general effects remained when controlling for demographic factors. Long-term effects of divorce on symptoms of anxiety and depression were stronger among girls than among boys...
  35. ncbi request reprint Hearing loss induced by noise, ear infections, and head injuries: results from the Nord-Trøndelag Hearing Loss Study
    Kristian Tambs
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Audiol 42:89-105. 2003
    ..No significant effects of frequent use of personal stereo players or regular attendance at discotheques or rock concerts could be demonstrated. There were clear effects of recurrent ear infections and head injury...
  36. doi request reprint Psychological distress and subjective well-being in partners of somatically ill or physically disabled: the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
    Ingrid Borren
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 53:475-82. 2012
    ..Of the specific conditions, PD had the most significant contribution for both genders, though an association between male angina and spousal distress/SWB was also demonstrated...
  37. doi request reprint The Norwegian Twin Registry from a public health perspective: a research update
    Thomas S Nilsen
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:285-95. 2013
    ....
  38. pmc The buffering effect of relationship satisfaction on emotional distress in couples
    Gun Mette B Røsand
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 12:66. 2012
    ..The most important aim was to investigate the extent to which high relationship satisfaction in couples acts as a buffer against stressful events...
  39. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental contributions to depressive personality disorder in a population-based sample of Norwegian twins
    Ragnhild Elise Ørstavik
    Department of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Affect Disord 99:181-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate genetic and environmental contributions to DPD in a population-based twin sample, and include data on criteria performance, prevalence and diagnostic overlap...
  40. ncbi request reprint Heritability of recurrent tonsillitis
    Ellen Kvestad
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:383-7. 2005
    ..To estimate the relative contribution of genetic and environmental effects on the variance in the liability of recurrent tonsillitis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Undue influence of weight on self-evaluation: a population-based twin study of gender differences
    Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud
    Division of Epidemiology, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Eat Disord 35:123-32; discussion 133-5. 2004
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Screened and unscreened hearing threshold levels for the adult population: results from the Nord-Trøndelag Hearing Loss Study
    Bo Engdahl
    Division on Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Audiol 44:213-30. 2005
    ....
  43. pmc Course and predictors of maternal eating disorders in the postpartum period
    Cecilie Knoph
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Eat Disord 46:355-68. 2013
    ..To investigate course and predictors of eating disorders in the postpartum period...
  44. pmc Major depression and life satisfaction: a population-based twin study
    Ragnhild B Nes
    Division of Mental Health, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Affect Disord 144:51-8. 2013
    ..This study examines the genetic and environmental influences on association between liability to lifetime DSM-IV Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and dispositional life satisfaction (LS)...
  45. doi request reprint Paternal age at birth and the risk of obesity in young adulthood: a register-based birth cohort study of Norwegian males
    Willy Eriksen
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Am J Hum Biol 25:29-34. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between paternal age at birth and the risk of obesity in young adulthood...
  46. doi request reprint The effect of change in mental disorder status on change in spousal mental health: the HUNT study
    Mariann Idstad
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 73:1408-15. 2011
    ..The results point to the treatment of mental health problems in couples as a supplement or alternative to individual treatment...
  47. ncbi request reprint Occupation and the risk of hearing impairment--results from the Nord-Trøndelag study on hearing loss
    Bo Engdahl
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:250-7. 2010
    ..We studied the effect of occupation on hearing and if it remained after adjustment for noise exposure, education, income, and other risk factors...
  48. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric and medical symptoms in binge eating in the absence of compensatory behaviors
    Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud
    Division of Epidemiology, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Obes Res 12:1445-54. 2004
    ..To explore the extent to which binge eating in the absence of compensatory behaviors (BE) is associated with psychiatric and medical symptoms in men and women and to control for the independent effects of BMI...
  49. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on binge eating in the absence of compensatory behaviors: a population-based twin study
    Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Mental Health, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Eat Disord 36:307-14. 2004
    ..The current study explores the extent to which genetic and environmental factors influence liability to binge eating in the absence of compensatory behaviors (BE) in a population-based sample of twins...
  50. pmc Alcohol use and spousal mental distress in a population sample: the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
    Kamilla Rognmo
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, Oslo N 0403, Norway
    BMC Public Health 13:319. 2013
    ..The present study investigates the association between spousal mental distress and both a high consumption of alcohol and having experienced alcohol related problems...
  51. doi request reprint Non-random mating and convergence over time for mental health, life satisfaction, and personality: the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
    Helga Ask
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Behav Genet 43:108-19. 2013
    ..There appeared to be moderate divergence during the first 20 years of marriage/cohabitation and moderate convergence during the rest of life...
  52. doi request reprint Discordant and concordant alcohol use in spouses as predictors of marital dissolution in the general population: results from the Hunt study
    Fartein A Torvik
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:877-84. 2013
    ..Concordant drinking may lead to increased divorce rates because the malignant effects of heavy drinking are experienced in double doses; alternatively it may lead to marital stability due to partner compatibility...
  53. doi request reprint Midlife vascular risk factors and their association with dementia deaths: results from a Norwegian prospective study followed up for 35 years
    Bjørn Heine Strand
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Marcus Thranes gt 6, 0473 Oslo, Norway
    J Neurol Sci 324:124-30. 2013
    ..To better understand the mechanisms involved in the associations between midlife underweight, diabetes, and elevated cholesterol level and late-life dementia death, these links need to be further investigated...
  54. doi request reprint Divergent associations of drinking frequency and binge consumption of alcohol with mortality within the same cohort
    Sidsel Graff-Iversen
    Department of Chronic Diseases, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:350-7. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the associations of alcohol use with mortality in a population with a hybrid of drinking patterns...
  55. ncbi request reprint What mediates the inverse association between education and occupational disability from back pain?--A prospective cohort study from the Nord-Trøndelag health study in Norway
    Kare Birger Hagen
    Diakonhjemmet Hospital, National Resource Centre for Rehabilitation in Rheumatology, Vinderen, Oslo, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 63:1267-75. 2006
    ..The study indicates that there is a strong and unexplained effect of education on back pain disability pensioning, which is not mediated by occupational class, working conditions or individual lifestyle...
  56. ncbi request reprint The reliability of self-reported childhood otitis media by adults
    Ellen Kvestad
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Pb 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:597-602. 2006
    ..To estimate reliability of retrospective questionnaire data on childhood recurrent otitis media, and to identify factors influencing inconsistency in self-report...
  57. doi request reprint Perceived change in life satisfaction following epilepsy diagnosis
    Siri Naess
    Norwegian Social Research, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 37:627-31. 2009
    ..To study the development in perceived life satisfaction of people with epilepsy...
  58. ncbi request reprint A comparison of genetic and environmental variance structures for asthma, hay fever and eczema with symptoms of the same diseases: a study of Norwegian twins
    Wenche Nystad
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1302-9. 2005
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Mates and marriage matter: genetic and environmental influences on subjective wellbeing across marital status
    Ragnhild B Nes
    Division of Mental Health, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 13:312-21. 2010
    ..The genetic influences on SWB are thus clearly contingent on the environmental context...
  60. ncbi request reprint The Norwegian Institute of Public Health twin program of research: an update
    Jennifer R Harris
    Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:858-64. 2006
    ..Internationally, platforms such as those developed within GenomEUtwin, for data standards and data sharing and access are greatly facilitating international collaborations in twin research...
  61. ncbi request reprint Resolving the genetic and environmental sources of the correlation between height and intelligence: a study of nearly 2600 Norwegian male twin pairs
    Jon Martin Sundet
    Institute of Psychology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:307-11. 2005
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint A prospective cohort study of risk factors for disability retirement because of back pain in the general working population
    Kare B Hagen
    Department of Population Health Sciences, National Institute of Public Health, National Insurance Administration, Oslo, Norway
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1790-6. 2002
    ..A 7-year prospective cohort study of 34,754 employed men and women was conducted...
  63. ncbi request reprint Subjective wellbeing and sleep problems: a bivariate twin study
    Ragnhild B Nes
    Division of Epidemiology, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:440-9. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the results indicate considerable overlap in genetic etiology for SWB and sleep problems, for males and females alike...
  64. ncbi request reprint Psychological well-being of people with epilepsy in Norway
    Siri Naess
    Norwegian Social Research, Oslo, Norway
    Epilepsy Behav 11:310-5. 2007
    ..001) and greater satisfaction with life (P<0.05) than those who reported additional diagnoses. The factor having the strongest impact on the psychological well-being of these people was medication side effects...
  65. doi request reprint Risk and protective factors for psychological distress among adolescents: a family study in the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
    Ingri Myklestad
    Division of Mental Health, Department of Children and Adolescents, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, 0403, Oslo, Norway
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:771-82. 2012
    ....
  66. pmc Partner relationship satisfaction and maternal emotional distress in early pregnancy
    Gun Mette B Røsand
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 11:161. 2011
    ..The second aim was to assess interaction effects between relationship satisfaction and the main predictors...
  67. pmc Impact of hearing impairment on spousal mental health: the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
    Helga Ask
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Public Health 20:271-5. 2010
    ..We sought to assess the relationship between hearing impairment and spousal mental health in the general population...
  68. pmc Effects of changed aircraft noise exposure on the use of outdoor recreational areas
    Norun Hjertager Krog
    Department of Air Pollution and Noise, Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:3890-915. 2010
    ..Future studies of noise impacts should examine a broader set of coping mechanisms, like intra- and temporal displacement. Also, the role of place attachment, and the substitutability of local areas should be studied...
  69. doi request reprint Low heritability of tinnitus: results from the second Nord-Trøndelag health study
    Ellen Kvestad
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:178-82. 2010
    ..To estimate the heritability of tinnitus...
  70. pmc Work factors and psychological distress in nurses' aides: a prospective cohort study
    Willy Eriksen
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 6:290. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to identify work factors that predict the level of psychological distress in nurses' aides...
  71. doi request reprint Brief measure of posttraumatic stress reactions: impact of Event Scale-6
    Siri Thoresen
    Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies, Kirkeveien 166, 0407, Oslo, Norway
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:405-12. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to develop and validate an abbreviated version of the IES-R that could capture the three current symptom clusters of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  72. doi request reprint Register data suggest lower intelligence in men born the year after flu pandemic
    Willy Eriksen
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Ann Neurol 66:284-9. 2009
    ..To test the hypothesis that prenatal exposure to the Hong Kong flu, an influenza pandemic that haunted Europe during winter 1969 to 1970, was associated with reduced intelligence in adulthood...
  73. ncbi request reprint Otoacoustic emissions in the general adult population of Nord-Trøndelag, Norway: II. Effects of noise, head injuries, and ear infections
    Bo Engdahl
    Department of Environmental Medicine, National Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Audiol 41:78-87. 2002
    ..There were no effects of music noise and head injuries. The effect of exposure on OAEs that remained after controlling for PTTs was small and similar to the effect of exposure on PTTs that remained after controlling for OAEs...
  74. ncbi request reprint Adolescents with a childhood experience of parental divorce: a longitudinal study of mental health and adjustment
    Ingunn Størksen
    Division of Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health, P b 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Adolesc 28:725-39. 2005
    ..Among the girls, divorce was prospectively associated with all variables. The effect of divorce on relative change was partially mediated by paternal absence...
  75. doi request reprint Birth weight standardized to gestational age and intelligence in young adulthood: a register-based birth cohort study of male siblings
    Willy Eriksen
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 172:530-6. 2010
    ..In Norwegian males, normal variations in intrauterine growth are associated with differences in intelligence in young adulthood. This association is probably not due to confounding by familial and parental characteristics...
  76. doi request reprint Controlling for high-density lipoprotein cholesterol does not affect the magnitude of the relationship between alcohol and coronary heart disease
    Per Magnus
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    Circulation 124:2296-302. 2011
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that moderate alcohol intake exerts its cardioprotective effect mainly through an increase in the serum level of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol...
  77. pmc Mental disorder and caregiver burden in spouses: the Nord-Trøndelag health study
    Mariann Idstad
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 10:516. 2010
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  78. pmc Parental alcohol use and adolescent school adjustment in the general population: results from the HUNT study
    Fartein A Torvik
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 11:706. 2011
    ..The specific effects of maternal and paternal alcohol use are also understudied...
  79. pmc Occupation and the risk of bothersome tinnitus: results from a prospective cohort study (HUNT)
    Bo Engdahl
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, Oslo, Norway
    BMJ Open 2:e000512. 2012
    ..5. Conclusion This study found a moderate association between occupation and bothersome tinnitus...
  80. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and comorbidity. Change between 1984-1986 and 1995-1997: results of the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
    Siri Naess
    NOVA Norwegian Social Research, P B 3223 Elisenberg, 0208, Oslo, Norway
    J Diabetes Complications 17:323-30. 2003
    ..The changes in relative risk for people with stroke, mobility and vision impairment, and other physical disease are statistically significant. Splitting the sample according to gender, this trend was only significant among women...
  81. ncbi request reprint 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...
  82. ncbi request reprint A comparison of anxiety and depressive symptomatology in postpartum and non-postpartum mothers
    Malin Eberhard-Gran
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Post Box 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:551-6. 2003
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  83. pmc Effects of changed aircraft noise exposure on experiential qualities of outdoor recreational areas
    Norun Hjertager Krog
    Department of Air Pollution and Noise, Division of Environmental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:3739-59. 2010
    ..Near the new airport annoyance with most factors beside sound from aircraft increased slightly, but not significantly. A relationship between aircraft noise annoyance and perceived overall recreational quality of the areas was found...
  84. ncbi request reprint Temperament in adults--reliability, stability, and factor structure of the EAS Temperament Survey
    Ane Naerde
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Pers Assess 82:71-9. 2004
    ..Both latent stability factors and time-specific factors accounted for cross-sectional covariances between subscales. Additional research is warranted to guide the further development of the EAS model...
  85. ncbi request reprint Physically demanding situations as predictors of disability pensioning with soft tissue rheumatism among persons 30-39 years old in Norway, 1981-90
    Hilde H Holte
    Section for Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Rheumatol 29:1760-6. 2002
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  86. ncbi request reprint Dimensional representations of DSM-IV cluster A personality disorders in a population-based sample of Norwegian twins: a multivariate study
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Psychol Med 36:1583-91. 2006
    ..We have examined the relationship between the genetic and environmental risk factors for dimensional representations of these three personality disorders...
  87. ncbi request reprint Subjective well-being before and after the onset of diabetes mellitus: results of the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
    Siri Naess
    NOVA Norwegian Social Research, P B 3223 Elisenberg, 0208 Oslo, Norway
    J Diabetes Complications 19:88-95. 2005
    ....
  88. ncbi request reprint Mental health in deaf adults: symptoms of anxiety and depression among hearing and deaf individuals
    Marit H Kvam
    SINTEF Health Research Institute, P O Box 124, Blindern, N 0314 Oslo, Norway
    J Deaf Stud Deaf Educ 12:1-7. 2007
    ..The results point to the need for focussing more attention on the mental health of deaf children and adults. Society must be made aware of the special risks that deaf children and adults encounter with respect to mental health...
  89. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and psychological well-being. Change between 1984-1986 and 1995-1997. Results of the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
    Siri Naess
    NOVA Norwegian Social Research, Munthesgt 29, 0260 Oslo, Norway
    J Diabetes Complications 18:141-7. 2004
    ..Other outcome variables - Calmness, Cheerfulness, and Life satisfaction - were only weakly related to diabetes, and the relationship did not change significantly from HUNT 1 to HUNT 2...
  90. ncbi request reprint Marriages and psychological distress among adult offspring of divorce: a Norwegian study
    Ingunn Storksen
    Centre for Behavioural Research, The University of Stavanger, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 48:467-76. 2007
    ..Parental divorce was particularly influential as a risk factor during the first years of marriage. Both parental divorce and the individuals' own divorce were risk factors for psychological distress...
  91. ncbi request reprint A genetic study of the acute anxious response to carbon dioxide stimulation in man
    Marco Battaglia
    The Department of Psychology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University at the Istituto Scientifico San Raffaele, 20127 Milan, Italy
    J Psychiatr Res 41:906-17. 2007
    ..42 to 0.57. Genetic and idiosyncratic environmental factors explain most of individual differences in reactivity to hypercapnia. Within-family similarities for this trait are largely explained by genetic determinants...
  92. ncbi request reprint A twin study of the common vulnerability between heightened sensitivity to hypercapnia and panic disorder
    Marco Battaglia
    The Department of Psychology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:586-93. 2008
    ..Environmental factors provide a modest--or no--contribution to the covariation of CO(2)-provoked anxiety with naturally occurring panic...
  93. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental causes of the interrelationships between self-reported fears. A study of a non-clinical sample of Norwegian identical twins and their families
    Jon Martin Sundet
    Institute of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 44:97-106. 2003
    ..The results are discussed in terms of the prepared learning hypothesis and the expectancy bias hypothesis...
  94. pmc Illicit psychoactive substance use, abuse and dependence in a population-based sample of Norwegian twins
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Psychol Med 36:955-62. 2006
    ..Would these results replicate in Norway, a Nordic country with a low prevalence of illicit drug use?..
  95. ncbi request reprint Time trends in disability pensioning for rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and soft tissue rheumatism in Norway 1968-97
    Hilde H Holte
    National Insurance Administration, Drammensvn 60, 0271 Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 31:17-23. 2003
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