Lars Wichstrøm

Summary

Affiliation: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Reciprocal relations between body satisfaction and self-esteem: A large 13-year prospective study of adolescents
    Lars Wichstrøm
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway Electronic address
    J Adolesc 47:16-27. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Psychiatric disorders in preschoolers: the structure of DSM-IV symptoms and profiles of comorbidity
    Lars Wichstrøm
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 23:551-62. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Predicting service use for mental health problems among young children
    Lars Wichstrøm
    Departments of Psychology andNTNU Social Science, Trondheim, Norway Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, St Olav s Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Pediatrics 133:1054-60. 2014
  4. pmc The mental health of preschoolers in a Norwegian population-based study when their parents have symptoms of borderline, antisocial, and narcissistic personality disorders: at the mercy of unpredictability
    Turid Suzanne Berg-Nielsen
    Regional Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 6:19. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Predictors of growth and decline in leisure time physical activity from adolescence to adulthood
    Lars Wichstrøm
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Health Psychol 32:775-84. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of psychiatric disorders in preschoolers
    Lars Wichstrøm
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:695-705. 2012
  7. pmc Quality of Life as reported by children and parents: a comparison between students and child psychiatric outpatients
    Thomas Jozefiak
    The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Regional Centre of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Department of Neuroscience, MTFS, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:136. 2010
  8. pmc Quality of Life as reported by school children and their parents: a cross-sectional survey
    Thomas Jozefiak
    The Norwegian University of Technology and Science NTNU, Regional Centre of Child and Adolescent Mental Health MTFS N 7489, Dept, of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry St, Olav Hospital, 7000 Trondheim, Norway
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:34. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychological and behavioral factors unpredictive of disordered eating: a prospective study of the general adolescent population in Norway
    L Wichstrøm
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Int J Eat Disord 28:33-42. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of adolescent suicide attempts: a nationally representative longitudinal study of Norwegian adolescents
    L Wichstrøm
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 39:603-10. 2000

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. doi request reprint Reciprocal relations between body satisfaction and self-esteem: A large 13-year prospective study of adolescents
    Lars Wichstrøm
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway Electronic address
    J Adolesc 47:16-27. 2016
    ..The prospective relationship between body satisfaction during adolescence and self-esteem in late adolescence and emerging adulthood was stronger than at later stages. ..
  2. doi request reprint Psychiatric disorders in preschoolers: the structure of DSM-IV symptoms and profiles of comorbidity
    Lars Wichstrøm
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 23:551-62. 2014
    ..In conclusion, the symptoms observed in preschoolers fit the DSM-IV well, and comorbidity followed specific patterns...
  3. doi request reprint Predicting service use for mental health problems among young children
    Lars Wichstrøm
    Departments of Psychology andNTNU Social Science, Trondheim, Norway Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, St Olav s Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Pediatrics 133:1054-60. 2014
    ..To identify sociodemographic, child, parent, and day care provider factors at age 4 that predict Norwegian children's service use for mental health problems at age 7...
  4. pmc The mental health of preschoolers in a Norwegian population-based study when their parents have symptoms of borderline, antisocial, and narcissistic personality disorders: at the mercy of unpredictability
    Turid Suzanne Berg-Nielsen
    Regional Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 6:19. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  5. doi request reprint Predictors of growth and decline in leisure time physical activity from adolescence to adulthood
    Lars Wichstrøm
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Health Psychol 32:775-84. 2013
    ..To study the predictors of change in leisure time physical activity (LTPA) from adolescence to young adulthood...
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of psychiatric disorders in preschoolers
    Lars Wichstrøm
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:695-705. 2012
    ..However, there is little empirical research on the prevalence of psychiatric disorders in young children. A true community study using structured diagnostic tools has yet to be published...
  7. pmc Quality of Life as reported by children and parents: a comparison between students and child psychiatric outpatients
    Thomas Jozefiak
    The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Regional Centre of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Department of Neuroscience, MTFS, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:136. 2010
    ..e. the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL), has never been examined and was the purpose of the present study...
  8. pmc Quality of Life as reported by school children and their parents: a cross-sectional survey
    Thomas Jozefiak
    The Norwegian University of Technology and Science NTNU, Regional Centre of Child and Adolescent Mental Health MTFS N 7489, Dept, of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry St, Olav Hospital, 7000 Trondheim, Norway
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:34. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the degree of discrepancy between child and parent by proxy reports as measured by two different QoL instruments...
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychological and behavioral factors unpredictive of disordered eating: a prospective study of the general adolescent population in Norway
    L Wichstrøm
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Int J Eat Disord 28:33-42. 2000
    ..To investigate if cross-sectionally identified correlates of disordered eating among adolescents could also predict disordered eating prospectively over and beyond the initial level of disordered eating...
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of adolescent suicide attempts: a nationally representative longitudinal study of Norwegian adolescents
    L Wichstrøm
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 39:603-10. 2000
    ..To investigate the risk and protective factors for previous and future suicide attempts among adolescents...
  11. ncbi request reprint Use of anabolic-androgenic steroids in adolescence: winning, looking good or being bad?
    L Wichstrøm
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
    J Stud Alcohol 62:5-13. 2001
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Explaining the gender difference in self-reported suicide attempts: a nationally representative study of Norwegian adolescents
    Lars Wichstrøm
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology Norwegian Social Research, Trondheim
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 32:101-16. 2002
    ..Girls' higher level of risk factors may account for their higher level of self-reported nonfatal suicidal behavior...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation and suicide attempt: a longitudinal study of the general Norwegian adolescent population
    Lars Wichstrøm
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:144-51. 2003
    ..The increased odds could not be attributed to GLB students' greater exposure to risk factors for suicide attempt...
  14. doi request reprint Predictors of non-suicidal self-injury versus attempted suicide: similar or different?
    Lars Wichstrøm
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7041 Trondheim, Norway
    Arch Suicide Res 13:105-22. 2009
    ..NSSI did not increase the risk of future SA. NSSI and SA may be thus conceived of as only partly overlapping phenomena, and not necessarily just representing different degrees of suicidality...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation as a risk factor for bulimic symptoms
    Lars Wichstrøm
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Int J Eat Disord 39:448-53. 2006
    ..This study was carried out to examine whether sexual orientation predicts future bulimic symptoms and whether alleged risk factors associated with non-heterosexual sexual orientation explain the increased risk...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of future anabolic androgenic steroid use
    Lars Wichstrøm
    Norwegian Social Science, Oslo, Norway
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1578-83. 2006
    ..To prospectively study the stability of anabolic androgenic steroid (AAS) use and predictors of AAS use, and to investigate whether AAS use alters the risk of later emotional and behavioral problems...
  17. ncbi request reprint Intoxicants and suicidal behaviour among adolescents: changes in levels and associations from 1992 to 2002
    Ingeborg Rossow
    Norwegian Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research, Oslo, Norway
    Addiction 100:79-88. 2005
    ..To assess whether a substantial increase in substance use over a 10-year period has had an impact on the level of, or associations with, non-fatal suicidal behaviour among Norwegian teenagers...
  18. doi request reprint Receipt of help after deliberate self-harm among adolescents: changes over an eight-year period
    Ingeborg Rossow
    National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Psychiatr Serv 61:783-7. 2010
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Cohabitation reduces bulimic symptoms in young women
    Tilmann von Soest
    Norwegian Social Research NOVA, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Eat Disord 39:484-91. 2006
    ..This current study examines the relationship between cohabitation and changes in bulimic symptoms in young adults...
  20. doi request reprint Preschool predictors of childhood anxiety disorders: a prospective community study
    Lars Wichstrøm
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway Social Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway St Olavs Hospital, Trondheim University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 54:1327-36. 2013
    ..Child, parent, and peer factors at age 4 were therefore examined as potential predictors of anxiety disorders at age 6...
  21. doi request reprint Sleep disorders in preschoolers: prevalence and comorbidity with psychiatric symptoms
    Silje Steinsbekk
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, St Olav s University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway NTNU Samfunnsforskning AS, Trondheim, Norway
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 34:633-41. 2013
    ..This study provides data on the prevalence of diagnosable sleep disorders in preschoolers and examined the relationship between specific sleep disorders and a range of DSM-4-defined psychiatric symptoms...
  22. doi request reprint Role of physical and sedentary activities in the development of depressive symptoms in early adolescence
    Anne Mari Sund
    Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7489, Trondheim, Norway
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:431-41. 2011
    ..To examine whether levels of physical activity or sedentary activity are risk factors for the development of depressive symptoms in early adolescence...
  23. doi request reprint Does sports participation during adolescence prevent later alcohol, tobacco and cannabis use?
    Tove Wichstrøm
    Lade Treatment Centre for Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Trondheim, Norway
    Addiction 104:138-49. 2009
    ..Moreover, to study whether such increased drug use varies according to type of sport (team versus individual), main skills needed (endurance, strength or technical) and level of competition...
  24. ncbi request reprint The impact of becoming a mother on eating problems
    Tilmann von Soest
    Norwegian Social Research NOVA, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Eat Disord 41:215-23. 2008
    ..This study examines the relationship between becoming a mother and changes in eating problems...
  25. doi request reprint Secular trends in eating problems among Norwegian adolescents from 1992 to 2010
    Tilmann von Soest
    University of Oslo, Department of Psychology, Oslo, Norway Norwegian Social Research, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Eat Disord 47:448-57. 2014
    ..This study examines secular trends in eating problems among adolescents between 1992 and 2010. The study aims further to investigate whether such trends can be accounted for by secular changes in putative risk factors...
  26. doi request reprint Detecting psychiatric disorders in preschoolers: screening with the strengths and difficulties questionnaire
    Trude Hamre Sveen
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 52:728-36. 2013
    ..To examine screening efficiency for preschool psychopathology by comparing the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire findings against diagnostic information, and to determine the added value of impact scores and teacher information...
  27. doi request reprint Smoking during pregnancy and psychiatric disorders in preschoolers
    Lise Carol Ellis
    NTNU Social Science, Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 21:635-44. 2012
    ..69 (CI 1.84-3.91, p = 0.02) and comorbid OR = 2.55 (CI 1.24-5.23, p < 0.001). Prenatal smoking during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk for symptoms of ADHD and ODD independently of each other, in 4-year-olds...
  28. pmc Changes in quality of life among Norwegian school children: a six-month follow-up study
    Thomas Jozefiak
    The Norwegian University of Technology and Science NTNU, Regional Centre of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Trondheim, Norway
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:7. 2009
    ..The aims of the study were to investigate short-term changes in student QoL with regard to sex and age in a school-based sample...
  29. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of depressive symptoms among 12-14-year-old Norwegian adolescents
    Anne Mari Sund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Medicine, The Medical Faculty, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:588-97. 2003
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the relationships between various psychosocial factors and depressive symptoms in early adolescence...
  30. doi request reprint Change in body fat during a family-based treatment of obesity in children: the relative importance of energy intake and physical activity
    Silje Steinsbekk
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Obes Facts 5:515-26. 2012
    ..The aim of the current study was to examine to what extent changes in reported energy intake and physical activity predict changes in body fat during a family-based outpatient treatment of obesity in children...
  31. doi request reprint Impaired parent-reported quality of life in treatment-seeking children with obesity is mediated by high levels of psychopathology
    Silje Steinsbekk
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Dragvoll, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Qual Life Res 18:1159-67. 2009
    ..The purpose of the current study was to explore psychopathology as a mediator of quality of life (QOL) in children and adolescents with obesity. The notion that psychopathology and QOL are two distinct constructs was also tested...
  32. doi request reprint What enhances the development of emotion understanding in young children? A longitudinal study of interpersonal predictors
    Silja B Kårstad
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Br J Dev Psychol 33:340-54. 2015
    ..Results are discussed in terms of theory and research on children's EU and parents' emotion socialization. ..
  33. pmc Prevalence and characteristics of depressive disorders in early adolescents in central Norway
    Anne Mari Sund
    Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7489, Trondheim, Norway
    Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 5:28. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  34. doi request reprint Secure attachment promotes the development of effortful control in boys
    Kristine Rensvik Viddal
    a Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Attach Hum Dev 17:319-35. 2015
    ..Furthermore, gender moderated the effect of attachment: secure attachment promoted EC in boys only. These findings emphasize preschool boys' need for emotional security to facilitate effortful capacities in their transition to school. ..
  35. doi request reprint Prevalence and comorbidity of mental disorders among adolescents living in residential youth care
    Thomas Jozefiak
    Faculty of Medicine, Regional Center for Child and Youth Mental Health and Child Welfare, Medical Technical Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Postbox 8905, 7491, Trondheim, Norway
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 25:33-47. 2016
    ..Comorbidity was high between these two groups. Mental disorders were prevalent among children and youth in RYC. Our results create major concerns and challenge the existing organization of the RYC system. ..
  36. doi request reprint Polygenic Risk, Appetite Traits, and Weight Gain in Middle Childhood: A Longitudinal Study
    Silje Steinsbekk
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    JAMA Pediatr 170:e154472. 2016
    ..Cross-sectional studies suggest appetite traits as a candidate mechanism. Longitudinal studies are needed to test whether appetite traits mediate genetic influences on children's weight gain...
  37. doi request reprint Preschool social exclusion, aggression, and cooperation: a longitudinal evaluation of the need-to-belong and the social-reconnection hypotheses
    Frode Stenseng
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 40:1637-47. 2014
    ..No gender differences were found. Implications and limitations are discussed in a developmental context. ..
  38. doi request reprint Stability of sleep disorders from preschool to first grade and their bidirectional relationship with psychiatric symptoms
    Silje Steinsbekk
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, St Olav s University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway NTNU Social Science, Trondheim, Norway
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 36:243-51. 2015
    ..To examine the prevalence and stability of DSM-4-defined sleep disorders from preschool to first grade and to explore the bidirectional relationship between sleep disorders and symptoms of psychiatric disorders...
  39. doi request reprint Secular trends in depressive symptoms among Norwegian adolescents from 1992 to 2010
    Tilmann von Soest
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1094, Blindern, 0317, Oslo, Norway
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 42:403-15. 2014
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Insecure attachment as a risk factor for future depressive symptoms in early adolescence
    Anne Mari Sund
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:1478-85. 2002
    ....