Simon Overland

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Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc A comparison of insomnia and depression as predictors of disability pension: the HUNT Study
    Simon Overland
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Sleep 31:875-80. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Does insomnia predict sick leave? The Hordaland Health Study
    Børge Sivertsen
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 66:67-74. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Smoking in relation to anxiety and depression: evidence from a large population survey: the HUNT study
    Arnstein Mykletun
    University of Bergen, Faculty of Psychology, Research Centre for Health Promotion, Christiesgt 13, N 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Eur Psychiatry 23:77-84. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Levels of anxiety and depression as predictors of mortality: the HUNT study
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Christiesgt 13 N 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Br J Psychiatry 195:118-25. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint A population-based cohort study of the effect of common mental disorders on disability pension awards
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Christiesgt 13, N 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1412-8. 2006
  6. pmc Do gastrointestinal complaints increase the risk for subsequent medically certified long-term sickness absence? The HUSK study
    Simon Overland
    Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Gastroenterol 11:88. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint The long-term effect of insomnia on work disability: the HUNT-2 historical cohort study
    Børge Sivertsen
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Bergen, and Affective Disorder Section, Department of Psychiatry, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 163:1018-24. 2006
  8. doi request reprint The health status of nonparticipants in a population-based health study: the Hordaland Health Study
    Ann Kristin Knudsen
    Research Section for Mental Health Epidemiology, Department of Health Promotion and Development, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1306-14. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Anxiety, depression, and cause-specific mortality: the HUNT study
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Faculty of Psychology, Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    Psychosom Med 69:323-31. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Insomnia symptoms and use of health care services and medications: the HUNT-2 study
    Børge Sivertsen
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Behav Sleep Med 7:210-22. 2009

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc A comparison of insomnia and depression as predictors of disability pension: the HUNT Study
    Simon Overland
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Sleep 31:875-80. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to compare their relative impact upon medically certified disability pension award...
  2. doi request reprint Does insomnia predict sick leave? The Hordaland Health Study
    Børge Sivertsen
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 66:67-74. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to prospectively examine the independent contribution of symptoms of insomnia on sick leave...
  3. ncbi request reprint Smoking in relation to anxiety and depression: evidence from a large population survey: the HUNT study
    Arnstein Mykletun
    University of Bergen, Faculty of Psychology, Research Centre for Health Promotion, Christiesgt 13, N 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Eur Psychiatry 23:77-84. 2008
    ..No decline in anxiety or depression was found with time since cessation. Previous studies of associations between depression and smoking might have overestimated the association when ignoring comorbid anxiety...
  4. doi request reprint Levels of anxiety and depression as predictors of mortality: the HUNT study
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Christiesgt 13 N 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Br J Psychiatry 195:118-25. 2009
    ..Depression is reported to be associated with increased mortality, although underlying mechanisms are uncertain. Associations between anxiety and mortality are also uncertain...
  5. ncbi request reprint A population-based cohort study of the effect of common mental disorders on disability pension awards
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Christiesgt 13, N 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1412-8. 2006
    ..The authors investigated empirically the contribution of psychiatric morbidity to the award of disability pensions, in particular those awarded for physical diagnoses...
  6. pmc Do gastrointestinal complaints increase the risk for subsequent medically certified long-term sickness absence? The HUSK study
    Simon Overland
    Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Gastroenterol 11:88. 2011
    ..We aimed to study the prospective impact of gastrointestinal complaints on long term sickness absence, and address the contribution from co-occurring common mental disorders and other somatic symptoms...
  7. ncbi request reprint The long-term effect of insomnia on work disability: the HUNT-2 historical cohort study
    Børge Sivertsen
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Bergen, and Affective Disorder Section, Department of Psychiatry, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 163:1018-24. 2006
    ..75, 95% confidence interval: 1.40, 2.20). This study suggests that insomnia should receive increased attention as a robust predictor of subsequent work disability...
  8. doi request reprint The health status of nonparticipants in a population-based health study: the Hordaland Health Study
    Ann Kristin Knudsen
    Research Section for Mental Health Epidemiology, Department of Health Promotion and Development, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1306-14. 2010
    ..Participation bias is probably a greater threat to the validity of prevalence studies than to studies of associations between exposures and outcomes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Anxiety, depression, and cause-specific mortality: the HUNT study
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Faculty of Psychology, Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    Psychosom Med 69:323-31. 2007
    ..Less information is known as to other mortality diagnoses. There is scarce and conflicting literature on anxiety in relation to mortality...
  10. doi request reprint Insomnia symptoms and use of health care services and medications: the HUNT-2 study
    Børge Sivertsen
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Behav Sleep Med 7:210-22. 2009
    ..This study concludes that insomnia symptoms represent a significant public health concern, being independently associated with substantially elevated use of health care services, medications, and alcohol overuse...
  11. doi request reprint Seasonal variations in sleep problems at latitude 63°-65° in Norway: The Nord-Trondelag Health Study, 1995-1997
    Børge Sivertsen
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 174:147-53. 2011
    ..Previous studies reporting seasonal variations in sleep and insomnia might have been subject to publication biases and lack of blinding to the research hypothesis...
  12. pmc An investigation of factors identified at birth in relation to anxiety and depression in old age: the Hordaland Health Study (HUSK)
    Jens Christoffer Skogen
    Department of Health Promotion and Development, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 13:136. 2013
    ..The aim was to investigate the extent to which birth measures, maternal health and family circumstances were associated with symptoms of anxiety and depression in late life...
  13. doi request reprint Smoking cessation among Norwegian adolescents and young adults: preferred cessation methods
    Nora Wiium
    Uni Health and Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Christiesgate 12, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 52:154-60. 2011
    ..In contrast, weekly smokers preferred to use snus as a cessation aid more often than daily smokers. Identifying and making appropriate cessation methods attractive may lead to successful quitting and consequently public health gains...
  14. pmc Employment status and perceived health in the Hordaland Health Study (HUSK)
    Simon Overland
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 6:219. 2006
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  15. pmc Verifiability of diagnostic categories and work ability in the context of disability pension award: a survey on "gatekeeping" among general practitioners in Norway
    Rein Overland
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 8:137. 2008
    ..Physicians are responsible for identifying the medical grounds for benefit claims. The aim of this study was to explore physicians' views on verifiability of medical conditions and related work ability in this context...
  16. doi request reprint Sociodemographic variations in communication on sexuality and HIV/AIDS with parents, family members and teachers among in-school adolescents: a multi-site study in Tanzania and South Africa
    Francis Sande Namisi
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 37:65-74. 2009
    ..To identify with whom in-school adolescents preferred to communicate about sexuality, and to study adolescents' communication on HIV/AIDS, abstinence and condoms with parents/guardians, other adult family members, and teachers...
  17. doi request reprint Concurrent validity of the CAGE questionnaire. The Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
    Jens Christoffer Skogen
    Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Addict Behav 36:302-7. 2011
    ..The concurrent validity of the CAGE is better in women than in men...
  18. pmc General practitioners' opinions on how to improve treatment of mental disorders in primary health care. Interviews with one hundred Norwegian general practitioners
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Research Section for Mental Health Epidemiology, Research Centre for Health Promotion, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:35. 2010
    ..General practitioners (GPs) are responsible for the majority of treatment of mental disorders. Consequently, we interviewed GPs about their opinions on how treatment of mental disorders in primary health care contexts could be improved...
  19. pmc The fetal origins of adult disease: a narrative review of the epidemiological literature
    Jens Christoffer Skogen
    Research Centre for Health Promotion and Development, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, N 5015 Bergen, Norway Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, Department of Public Mental Health, N 0403 Bergen, Norway
    JRSM Short Rep 3:59. 2012
    ..It may however be better positioned as part of a broader life course perspective, rather than as an independent hypothesis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Undertreatment before the award of a disability pension for mental illness: the HUNT Study
    Simon Overland
    Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Christiesgate 13, Bergen 5015, Norway simon
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1479-82. 2007
    ..This study examined the extent of undertreatment before disability pensions for mental illness were awarded...