Geir Selbaek

Summary

Affiliation: Research Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc Mental health and wellbeing in spouses of persons with dementia: the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
    Helga Ask
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P, O, Box 4404, Nydalen N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 14:413. 2014
  2. pmc Sense of coherence and quality of life in older in-hospital patients without cognitive impairment--a 12 month follow-up study
    Anne Sofie Helvik
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Institutt for samfunns medisin, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Postboks 8905, Trondheim NO 7491, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 14:82. 2014
  3. pmc A 52 month follow-up of functional decline in nursing home residents - degree of dementia contributes
    Anne Sofie Helvik
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Geriatr 14:45. 2014
  4. pmc Three-year mortality in previously hospitalized older patients from rural areas--the importance of co-morbidity and self-reported poor health
    Anne Sofie Helvik
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Postboks 8905, Trondheim NO 7491, Norway
    BMC Geriatr 13:17. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and course of neuropsychiatric symptoms in nursing home patients with dementia: a systematic review
    Geir Selbæk
    Department for Research and Development, Division of Mental Health Services, Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:161-9. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Stability of the factor structure of the Neuropsychiatric Inventory in a 31-month follow-up study of a large sample of nursing-home patients with dementia
    Geir Selbæk
    Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:62-73. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric and behavioural symptoms and the use of psychotropic medication in Special Care Units and Regular Units in Norwegian nursing homes
    Geir Selbaek
    Research Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 22:568-73. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The course of psychiatric and behavioral symptoms and the use of psychotropic medication in patients with dementia in Norwegian nursing homes--a 12-month follow-up study
    Geir Selbaek
    Research Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:528-36. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint [Atypical antipsychotics in elderly patients with dementia]
    Geir Selbaek
    Alderspsykiatrisk kompetansesenter, Sykehuset Innlandet, Postboks 68, 2312 Ottestad
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:1060-1. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint The reliability and validity of the Norwegian version of the Neuropsychiatric Inventory, nursing home version (NPI-NH)
    Geir Selbaek
    Research Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:375-82. 2008

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Publications21

  1. pmc Mental health and wellbeing in spouses of persons with dementia: the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
    Helga Ask
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P, O, Box 4404, Nydalen N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 14:413. 2014
    ..The association was investigated for individuals living together with their demented partner, as well as for individuals whose demented partner was living in an institution...
  2. pmc Sense of coherence and quality of life in older in-hospital patients without cognitive impairment--a 12 month follow-up study
    Anne Sofie Helvik
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Institutt for samfunns medisin, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Postboks 8905, Trondheim NO 7491, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 14:82. 2014
    ..We wanted to study if SOC was associated with domains of QoL at hospitalization and one year later among persons 65 years and above without cognitive impairment...
  3. pmc A 52 month follow-up of functional decline in nursing home residents - degree of dementia contributes
    Anne Sofie Helvik
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Geriatr 14:45. 2014
    ..Thus, the aim was to study variables associated with the development of P-ADL functioning over a 52-month follow-up period, with a particular focus on the importance of the degree of dementia...
  4. pmc Three-year mortality in previously hospitalized older patients from rural areas--the importance of co-morbidity and self-reported poor health
    Anne Sofie Helvik
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Postboks 8905, Trondheim NO 7491, Norway
    BMC Geriatr 13:17. 2013
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and course of neuropsychiatric symptoms in nursing home patients with dementia: a systematic review
    Geir Selbæk
    Department for Research and Development, Division of Mental Health Services, Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:161-9. 2013
    ..Previous studies have indicated that the prevalence is particularly high in nursing home (NH) patients. However, differences in methodology in studies of the prevalence and course of NPSs have made it difficult to compare their results...
  6. ncbi request reprint Stability of the factor structure of the Neuropsychiatric Inventory in a 31-month follow-up study of a large sample of nursing-home patients with dementia
    Geir Selbæk
    Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:62-73. 2012
    ..We have examined the stability over time of the factor structure of the Neuropsychiatric Inventory-Nursing Home version (NPI-NH) in a large sample of nursing-home patients with dementia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric and behavioural symptoms and the use of psychotropic medication in Special Care Units and Regular Units in Norwegian nursing homes
    Geir Selbaek
    Research Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 22:568-73. 2008
    ..In a number of countries Special Care Units (SCUs) have been established to meet the particular needs of patients with dementia. The criteria for SCUs are poorly defined and often not met...
  8. ncbi request reprint The course of psychiatric and behavioral symptoms and the use of psychotropic medication in patients with dementia in Norwegian nursing homes--a 12-month follow-up study
    Geir Selbaek
    Research Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:528-36. 2008
    ..This study investigates the natural course of neuropsychiatric symptoms and the concomitant use of psychotropic medication among a large and representative sample of nursing-home patients with dementia...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Atypical antipsychotics in elderly patients with dementia]
    Geir Selbaek
    Alderspsykiatrisk kompetansesenter, Sykehuset Innlandet, Postboks 68, 2312 Ottestad
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:1060-1. 2008
    ..Non-pharmacological interventions should be the first-line treatment approach in most cases...
  10. ncbi request reprint The reliability and validity of the Norwegian version of the Neuropsychiatric Inventory, nursing home version (NPI-NH)
    Geir Selbaek
    Research Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:375-82. 2008
    ..We have conducted a study of the reliability and the validity of the Norwegian version of the NPI nursing home version (NPI-NH)...
  11. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of psychiatric symptoms and behavioural disturbances and the use of psychotropic drugs in Norwegian nursing homes
    Geir Selbaek
    Research Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:843-9. 2007
    ..Psychiatric and behavioural symptoms in dementia are associated with a range of negative outcomes, including institutional placement and the widespread use of psychotropic drugs in spite of limited evidence for their efficacy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of oxcarbazepine in the treatment of agitation and aggression in severe dementia
    Oskar H Sommer
    Innlandet Hospital Trust, Department of Geriatric Psychiatry, Reinsvoll, Norway
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 27:155-63. 2009
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of oxcarbazepine (OXC) in the treatment of agitation and aggression in patients with Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia or both...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Norwegian version of the Severe Impairment Battery (SIB)
    Sverre Bergh
    Research Centre of Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:896-902. 2008
    ..We have conducted a study to assess the inter-rater reliability and the validity of the Norwegian version of SIB...
  14. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with depression in Norwegian nursing homes
    Maria Lage Barca
    Norwegian Centre for Dementia Research, Centre for Ageing and Health, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Ullevaal University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:417-25. 2009
    ..Because depression is associated with negative outcomes, identification of groups at risk would improve the diagnosis and potentially improve the prognosis...
  15. ncbi request reprint The pattern of depressive symptoms and factor analysis of the Cornell Scale among patients in Norwegian nursing homes
    Maria Lage Barca
    Norwegian Centre for Dementia Research, Centre for Ageing and Health, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Ullevaal University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:1058-65. 2008
    ..Due to both psychological and biological risk factors it is suggested that a bimodal distribution of depressive symptoms exists with higher prevalence rates being found among patients suffering both with mild and with severe dementia...
  16. ncbi request reprint The course of neuropsychiatric symptoms in nursing-home patients with dementia over a 53-month follow-up period
    Geir Selbaek
    Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    Int Psychogeriatr 26:81-91. 2014
    ..Neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) are prevalent in nursing-home (NH) patients with dementia, but little is known about the long-term course of these symptoms...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementia]
    Geir Selbaek
    Kompetansesenter for alderspsykiatri, Sykehuset Innlandet, Postboks 38, 2312 Ottestad
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:1500-2. 2005
    ..They are non-cognitive and include apathy, agitation, aggression, anxiety, hallucinations and delusions. The syndrome is not well defined, and the symptomatology is heterogenous...
  18. ncbi request reprint The validity of the Montgomery-Aasberg depression rating scale as a screening tool for depression in later life
    Knut Engedal
    Norwegian Centre for Ageing and Health, Department of Geriatrics, Oslo University Hospital, and Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Affect Disord 141:227-32. 2012
    ..The aims of the study were to examine the validity of the MADRS and to compare it with the validity of the Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia (CSDD)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Single session educational programme for caregivers of psychogeriatric in-patients--results from a randomised controlled pilot study
    Eivind Aakhus
    Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Innlandet Hospital Trust, N 2840 Reinsvoll, Norway
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:269-74. 2009
    ..Little is known about the effect of psychoeducation of relatives of psychogeriatric patients. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of a single-session educational intervention of relatives of psychogeriatric in-patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms among the medically hospitalized older individuals -- a 1-year follow-up study
    Anne Sofie Helvik
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:199-207. 2013
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint [Dementia--need of quality improvement]
    Geir Selbaek
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:1892. 2006