Alv A Dahl

Summary

Affiliation: The Norwegian Radium Hospital
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mortality in relation to self-reported mixed anxiety and depression symptoms--The HUNT study
    Ottar Bjerkeset
    HUNT Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 61:6-11. 2007
  2. pmc Age-specific prevalence of the metabolic syndrome defined by the International Diabetes Federation and the National Cholesterol Education Program: the Norwegian HUNT 2 study
    Bjørn Hildrum
    Department of Psychiatry, Namsos Hospital, Namsos, Norway
    BMC Public Health 7:220. 2007
  3. pmc Quality of life in patients with personality disorders seen at an ordinary psychiatric outpatient clinic
    Kjersti Narud
    Department of Psychiatry, Aker University Hospital, Sognsvannsveien 21, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 5:10. 2005
  4. pmc The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Rating Scale: a cross-sectional study of psychometrics and case finding abilities in general practice
    Ingrid Olssøn
    Department of Psychiatry, Innlandet Hospital HF, Skolegt 32, 2318 Hamar, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 5:46. 2005
  5. pmc Narcissism in patients admitted to psychiatric acute wards: its relation to violence, suicidality and other psychopathology
    Marit F Svindseth
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnmore Hospital, N 6026 Aalesund, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 8:13. 2008
  6. pmc Morbidity associated with "self-rated health" in epithelial ovarian cancer survivors
    Astrid Helene Liavaag
    Department of Gynecology, Sorlandet Hospital, Arendal, Norway
    BMC Cancer 9:2. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Sertraline in generalized anxiety disorder: efficacy in treating the psychic and somatic anxiety factors
    A A Dahl
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Trust, University of Oslo, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 111:429-35. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in survivors of testicular cancer
    Alv A Dahl
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Trust, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Urol Oncol 23:193-200. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Controversies in diagnosis, classification and treatment of borderline personality disorder
    Alv A Dahl
    The Cancer Clinic, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:78-83. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Study of anxiety disorder and depression in long-term survivors of testicular cancer
    Alv A Dahl
    The Norwegian Radium Hospital, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 23:2389-95. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Mortality in relation to self-reported mixed anxiety and depression symptoms--The HUNT study
    Ottar Bjerkeset
    HUNT Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 61:6-11. 2007
    ..Our sample is limited and the findings therefore tentative, yet there seems to a positive correlation between HADS-T symptom level and total mortality risk in a 4.5-year perspective...
  2. pmc Age-specific prevalence of the metabolic syndrome defined by the International Diabetes Federation and the National Cholesterol Education Program: the Norwegian HUNT 2 study
    Bjørn Hildrum
    Department of Psychiatry, Namsos Hospital, Namsos, Norway
    BMC Public Health 7:220. 2007
    ....
  3. pmc Quality of life in patients with personality disorders seen at an ordinary psychiatric outpatient clinic
    Kjersti Narud
    Department of Psychiatry, Aker University Hospital, Sognsvannsveien 21, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 5:10. 2005
    ..We wanted to examine QoL in patients with PDs seen at a POC, to explore the associations of QoL with established psychiatric measures, and to evaluate QoL as an outcome measure in PD patients...
  4. pmc The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Rating Scale: a cross-sectional study of psychometrics and case finding abilities in general practice
    Ingrid Olssøn
    Department of Psychiatry, Innlandet Hospital HF, Skolegt 32, 2318 Hamar, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 5:46. 2005
    ....
  5. pmc Narcissism in patients admitted to psychiatric acute wards: its relation to violence, suicidality and other psychopathology
    Marit F Svindseth
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnmore Hospital, N 6026 Aalesund, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 8:13. 2008
    ..The objective was to examine various aspects of narcissism in patients admitted to acute psychiatric wards and to compare their level of narcissism to that of an age- and gender-matched sample from the general population (NORM)...
  6. pmc Morbidity associated with "self-rated health" in epithelial ovarian cancer survivors
    Astrid Helene Liavaag
    Department of Gynecology, Sorlandet Hospital, Arendal, Norway
    BMC Cancer 9:2. 2009
    ..The objective was to study somatic and mental morbidity in EOCSs associated with their Self-Rated Health (SRH) assessed by a single item.Findings were compared to age-matched controls from the general population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sertraline in generalized anxiety disorder: efficacy in treating the psychic and somatic anxiety factors
    A A Dahl
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Trust, University of Oslo, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 111:429-35. 2005
    ..The objective was to study the efficacy of sertraline on symptoms of psychic and somatic anxiety in patients suffering from moderate-to-severe generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in survivors of testicular cancer
    Alv A Dahl
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Trust, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Urol Oncol 23:193-200. 2005
    ..Patients to be treated for testicular cancer should be told about the outlook for good QOL, and the low risk of mental and physical long-term effects...
  9. doi request reprint Controversies in diagnosis, classification and treatment of borderline personality disorder
    Alv A Dahl
    The Cancer Clinic, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:78-83. 2008
    ..Several of the issues that concern borderline personality disorder also concern personality disorders in general, and so the review is broadened in the diagnostic section to include the latter...
  10. ncbi request reprint Study of anxiety disorder and depression in long-term survivors of testicular cancer
    Alv A Dahl
    The Norwegian Radium Hospital, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 23:2389-95. 2005
    ..To increase our knowledge of the prevalence of anxiety disorder and depression in long-term testicular cancer survivors (TCSs), and to identify variables associated with such caseness...
  11. ncbi request reprint Is the sexual function compromised in long-term testicular cancer survivors?
    Alv A Dahl
    The Cancer Clinic, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Eur Urol 52:1438-47. 2007
    ..This study explores sexual function in a large unselected sample of Norwegian testicular cancer survivors (TCSs) by comparing the results with population data...
  12. doi request reprint SPIFA-A presentation of the Structured Psychiatric Interview for General Practice
    Alv A Dahl
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radiumhospital, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 63:443-53. 2009
    ..Various aspects of the Structured Psychiatric Interview for General Practice (SPIFA) are examined...
  13. doi request reprint A study of coping in long-term testicular cancer survivors
    Robert Rutskij
    Department of Psychiatry, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Psychol Health Med 15:146-58. 2010
    ..In conclusion, we found that TCSs used similar coping patterns as NORM, avoidant coping was associated with significantly more problems than observed among TCSs who used more approach coping...
  14. doi request reprint Arm/shoulder problems in breast cancer survivors are associated with reduced health and poorer physical quality of life
    Inger Lise Nesvold
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 49:347-53. 2010
    ..We examined demography, lifestyle, quality of life (QoL) and somatic morbidity in BCSs with and without ASPs. We also compared the associations of restricted shoulder abduction and lymphedema with QoL...
  15. doi request reprint The personality trait of neuroticism is strongly associated with long-term morbidity in testicular cancer survivors
    Ellen Karine Grov
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 48:842-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to explore associations between neuroticism and somatic and mental morbidity and lifestyle issues in long-term survivors of testicular cancer (TCSs)...
  16. doi request reprint Fear of recurrence in long-term testicular cancer survivors
    Tone Skaali
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radiumhospital, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Psychooncology 18:580-8. 2009
    ..To explore fear of recurrence (FoR) in long-term testicular cancer survivors (TCSs) since FoR hardly has been examined in TCSs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Activity of daily living problems in older cancer survivors: a population-based controlled study
    Ellen Karine Grov
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    Health Soc Care Community 18:396-406. 2010
    ..Somatic co-morbidity further increased the prevalence of both P- and I-ADL problems in the cancer survivors. Primary healthcare providers should pay attention to and assess ADL problems in older cancer survivors...
  18. doi request reprint Bother problems in prostate cancer patients after curative treatment
    Andreas Stensvold
    Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Radiumhospitalet, Oslo, Norway University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 31:1067-78. 2013
    ..We also studied the associations between psychosocial factors and post-treatment bother and the correlations between bother and function at the follow-up time points...
  19. ncbi request reprint Side effects and cancer-related stress determine quality of life in long-term survivors of testicular cancer
    Arnstein Mykletun
    The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 23:3061-8. 2005
    ..We wanted to examine variation in long-term QOL in TCSs in relation to TC treatment modality, side effects, and TC-related stress in a large population...
  20. doi request reprint Self-reported cognitive problems in testicular cancer patients: relation to neuropsychological performance, fatigue, and psychological distress
    Tone Skaali
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 70:403-10. 2011
    ..There is a concern about negative cognitive effects of systemic chemotherapy. We prospectively explored self-reported cognitive problems in testicular cancer patients (TCPs) treated with and without chemotherapy...
  21. pmc The relation between arm/shoulder problems and quality of life in breast cancer survivors: a cross-sectional and longitudinal study
    Inger Lise Nesvold
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Cancer Surviv 5:62-72. 2011
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Is cancer survivorship associated with reduced work engagement? A NOCWO Study
    Saevar Berg Gudbergsson
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    J Cancer Surviv 2:159-68. 2008
    ..This study explores work engagement in employed tumor-free cancer survivors (CSs) compared to matched controls from the general population (NORM)...
  23. doi request reprint Kwan's arm problem scale: psychometric examination in a sample of stage II breast cancer survivors
    Inger Lise Nesvold
    Department of Cancer Rehabilitation Physiotherapy, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 117:281-8. 2009
    ..80 for problems of using the arm at a cut-off of the total KAPS score of 21.5. The results show that the KAPS has good psychometric properties supported by high reliability and considerable convergent and discriminant validity...
  24. doi request reprint Arm/shoulder problems and insomnia symptoms in breast cancer survivors: cross-sectional, controlled and longitudinal observations
    Alv A Dahl
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Sleep Med 12:584-90. 2011
    ..In cross-sectional and longitudinal designs we examined this association in BCSs and in comparison to age-matched controls from the general population...
  25. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term morbidity after treatment for testicular cancer
    Sophie D Fossa
    The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    BJU Int 104:1418-22. 2009
    ..Patients should be informed about these potential complications and the importance of adjusting their lifestyle (e.g. smoking habits, physical activity and weight control)...
  26. ncbi request reprint A controlled study of job strain in primary-treated cancer patients without metastases
    Saevar Berg Gudbergsson
    The Cancer Clinic, Section for Long Term Studies, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, University of Oslo, Oslo, Montebello, Norway
    Acta Oncol 46:534-44. 2007
    ..A longer follow-up of survivors is necessary in order to draw conclusion about the stability of these findings over time...
  27. doi request reprint A study of work changes due to cancer in tumor-free primary-treated cancer patients. A NOCWO study
    Saevar Berg Gudbergsson
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, University of Oslo Faculty of Medicine, Montebello, 0310, Oslo, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 16:1163-71. 2008
    ..The goal of this study is to explore the characteristics of tumor-free cancer survivors (CSs) who after their primary treatment were still working but made work changes due to cancer and compare them to survivors who did not...
  28. ncbi request reprint Insomnia in elderly cancer survivors--a population-based controlled study of associations with lifestyle, morbidity, and psychosocial factors. Results from the Health Survey of North-Trøndelag County (HUNT-2). Insomnia in elderly cancer survivors
    Ellen Karine Grov
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 19:1319-26. 2011
    ..To examine the associations among morbidity, lifestyle, psychosocial factors and insomnia symptoms in elderly (≥70 years) cancer survivors of the Health Survey of North-Trøndelag County (HUNT-2)...
  29. pmc Morbidity, life style and psychosocial situation in cancer survivors aged 60-69 years: results from the Nord-Trøndelag health study (the HUNT-II study)
    Ellen K Grov
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Cancer 11:34. 2011
    ..We examined possible factors associated with being cancer survivor...
  30. doi request reprint Psychological and cancer-specific distress at 18 months post-testing in women with demonstrated BRCA1 mutations for hereditary breast/ovarian cancer
    Jon G Reichelt
    Section for Hereditary Cancer, Department for Medical Genetics, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, 0310, Oslo, Norway
    Fam Cancer 7:245-54. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress in women at risk of hereditary breast/ovarian or HNPCC cancers in the absence of demonstrated mutations
    Amy Østertun Geirdal
    Section for Genetic Counselling, Department of Cancer Genetics, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Fam Cancer 4:121-6. 2005
    ..To examine psychological distress in women at risk of familial breast-ovarian cancer (FBOC) or hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) with absence of demonstrated mutations in the family (unknown mutation)...
  32. ncbi request reprint A cohort study of permanently reduced work ability in breast cancer patients
    Beate Hauglann
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Radiumhospitalet and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Cancer Surviv 6:345-56. 2012
    ..The aims of this cohort study were to explore various longitudinal aspects of employment and disability pension due to permanently reduced work ability among women with breast cancer and to investigate the impact of breast cancer on income...
  33. doi request reprint Methods for prospective studies of adverse effects as applied to prostate cancer patients treated with surgery or radiotherapy without hormones
    Andreas Stensvold
    Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Radiumhospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    Prostate 72:668-76. 2012
    ..We compared these methods to examine changes of sexual, urinary, and bowel functions after robot-assisted prostatectomy (RALP) and conformal external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) in patients without androgen deprivation therapy (ADT)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Long-term social status and intimate relationship in women with childhood sexual abuse who got outpatient psychotherapy for anxiety disorder and depression
    Dawn E Peleikis
    Sinsen Outpatient Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, Aker University Hosital, University of Oslo, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 59:31-8. 2005
    ..Women treated with outpatient psychotherapy for anxiety disorders and depression had moderate problems at long-term follow-up, but more so for those women who had been exposed to CSA...
  35. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and its relation to cancer-related stress in women of families with hereditary cancer without demonstrated mutation
    Amy Østertun Geirdal
    Section for Genetic Counselling, Department of Cancer Genetics, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Trust, 0310, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    Qual Life Res 15:461-70. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine QoL and cancer-related distress in such women...
  36. doi request reprint Thyroid function in women after multimodal treatment for breast cancer stage II/III: comparison with controls from a population sample
    Kristin Valborg Reinertsen
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 75:764-70. 2009
    ..Secondarily, we explored the impact of two different radiotherapy (RT) techniques (standardized field arrangements vs. computed tomography [CT]-based dose planning) on TD in BC patients examined 35-120 months after primary BC treatment...
  37. doi request reprint Do male lymphoma survivors have impaired sexual function?
    Cecilie E Kiserud
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 27:6019-26. 2009
    ..Sexual function in male lymphoma survivors was examined and compared with that of age-matched controls...
  38. doi request reprint Study of generic quality of life in patients operated on for post-prostatectomy incontinence
    Henriette Veiby Holm
    Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital Radiumhospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Urol 20:889-95. 2013
    ..The relationship between urological and psychosocial variables, and generic quality of life in patients operated on for post-prostatectomy incontinence has hardly been studied, and our aim was to investigate this relationship...
  39. ncbi request reprint Cancer survivorship in adults
    Cecilie E Kiserud
    National Resource Center for Late Effects after Cancer Treatment, Oslo University Hospital, Radiumhospitalet, 4953 Nydalen, 0424, Oslo, Norway
    Recent Results Cancer Res 197:103-20. 2014
    ....
  40. doi request reprint "The impact of cancer scale" version 1: psychometric testing of the Norwegian translation in a heterogeneous sample of cancer survivors
    Alv A Dahl
    Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Radiumhospitalet, Postboks 4953, Nydalen, 0424, Oslo, Norway
    Qual Life Res 21:1459-70. 2012
    ..The Norwegian version of IOC-1 compares the psychometric findings of that study with those observed in a heterogeneous sample of 809 Norwegian LTSs...
  41. pmc Effects of a 1-week inpatient course including information, physical activity, and group sessions for prostate cancer patients
    Gunhild Maria Gjerset
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello, 0310, Oslo, Norway
    J Cancer Educ 26:754-60. 2011
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Are there sex differences in the work ability of cancer survivors? Norwegian experiences from the NOCWO study
    Sævar Berg Gudbergsson
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 19:323-31. 2011
    ..This study investigated gender differences concerning work ability in working cancer survivors (CSs) and compared them to those of matched population-based controls...
  43. ncbi request reprint Stability of health-related quality of life in the Norwegian general population and impact of chronic morbidity in individuals with and without a cancer diagnosis
    Sophie D Fossa
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 46:452-61. 2007
    ..Further, in the interpretation of HRQoL in cancer survivors' co-morbid conditions and socio-demographic variables must be considered. Over an 8 years period the HRQoL of the Norwegian GenPop appeared to be stable...
  44. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of living conditions in cancer patients who have returned to work after curative treatment
    Saevar B Gudbergsson
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Rehabilitation, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Trust and University of Oslo, Montebello, 0310, Oslo, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 14:1020-9. 2006
    ..Their living conditions were compared with the conditions of matched controls from the general Norwegian population...
  45. ncbi request reprint Is there an association between haemoglobin, depression, and anxiety in cancer patients?
    Jon Skarstein
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology, Norwegian Radium Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 58:477-83. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between haemoglobin levels, anxiety disorder, and depression in cancer patients...
  46. doi request reprint Unfavorable health conditions associated with high social anxiety in the elderly: a community-based study
    Alv A Dahl
    Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital Radiumhospitalet and the University of Oslo, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 67:30-7. 2013
    ..There is little knowledge concerning unfavorable health conditions (UHC) associated with high level of social phobia/anxiety symptoms (SPAS) in the elderly...
  47. doi request reprint Factors associated with poor quality of life in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia and lymphoma
    Adriani Kanellopoulos
    Department of Paediatric Medicine, Women and Children s Division, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:849-55. 2013
    ..2) To investigate factors associated with poor QoL in LTSs...
  48. doi request reprint Received and needed social support at the workplace in Norwegian and Finnish stage 1 breast cancer survivors: a study from the Nordic Study Group of Cancer and Work (NOCWO)
    Saevar B Gudbergsson
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 48:67-75. 2009
    ..In this cross-sectional study we compared self-reported received and needed social support at the workplace of disease-free breast cancer survivors (BCSs) stage I from Norway and Finland...
  49. ncbi request reprint The associations between living conditions, demography, and the 'impact of cancer' scale in tumor-free cancer survivors: a NOCWO study
    Saevar B Gudbergsson
    The Cancer Clinic, Section of Long term Studies, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, University of Oslo, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 15:1309-18. 2007
    ..This study explores the associations between demography, living conditions (LCs), and the IOC dimensions in disease-free Norwegian survivors who have been treated for breast, prostate, or testicular cancer...
  50. doi request reprint Short-term and long-term elderly cancer survivors: a population-based comparative and controlled study of morbidity, psychosocial situation, and lifestyle
    Ellen Karine Grov
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Norway
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 15:213-20. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare how short-term (1-5 years) and long-term (≥5 years) elderly cancer survivors and matched cancer-free controls report their morbidity, psychosocial situation, lifestyle and rurality...
  51. doi request reprint Is somatic comorbidity associated with more somatic symptoms, mental distress, or unhealthy lifestyle in elderly cancer survivors?
    Ellen Karine Grov
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello, Oslo, 0310, Norway
    J Cancer Surviv 3:109-16. 2009
    ..This study examines these associations among elderly cancer survivors (age >or=65 years) in a population-based sample...
  52. doi request reprint A national study of adverse effects and global quality of life among candidates for curative treatment for prostate cancer
    Anne E Kyrdalen
    Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Norway
    BJU Int 111:221-32. 2013
    ..To describe associations between typical AEs and global quality of life (QoL) and to study patients' use of medication for erectile dysfunction (EDmed) and the relationship between such use and global QoL...
  53. doi request reprint A prospective study of cognitive complaints in patients with testicular cancer
    Tone Skaali
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Norway
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 9:6-13. 2011
    ..Treatment modality (chemotherapy vs. radiotherapy) was not significantly associated with the presence of cognitive complaints at any time point after adjustment for relevant QoL variables...
  54. doi request reprint A comparative study of cancer patients with short and long sick-leave after primary treatment
    Saevar Berg Gudbergsson
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 50:381-9. 2011
    ..Our aim was to characterize factors associated with these two types of sick-leave in order to identify possible factors for interventions by which long-term sick-leaves may be avoided...
  55. ncbi request reprint Current mental health in women with childhood sexual abuse who had outpatient psychotherapy
    Dawn E Peleikis
    Department of Psychiatry, Aker University Hospital, Sognsvannsveien 21, 0320, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Eur Psychiatry 20:260-7. 2005
    ..The relative contributions of CSA and other family background risk factors (FBRF) to aspects of mental health status are also explored...
  56. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of physical activity on cardiorespiratory fitness and health-related quality of life in young and middle-aged cancer patients shortly after chemotherapy
    Lene Thorsen
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Rehabilitation, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 23:2378-88. 2005
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint A comparison of gains after treatment at a psychiatric outpatient clinic in patients with cluster A + B, or cluster C personality disorders, and non-psychotic axis I disorders
    Kjersti Narud
    Department of Psychiatry, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 59:331-8. 2005
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Therapists' handling of patients with cluster B personality disorders in individual psychotherapy
    Kjersti Narud
    Department of Psychiatry, Aker University Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    Compr Psychiatry 46:186-91. 2005
    ..Empirical investigations of therapists' handling provide an important feedback from everyday clinical practice on divergences in relation to guidelines derived from experts' consensus and research...
  59. doi request reprint Intensity-modulated radiotherapy to the pelvis and androgen deprivation in men with locally advanced prostate cancer: a study of adverse effects and their relation to quality of life
    Wolfgang Lilleby
    Department of Oncology and Radiotherapy, Oslo University Hospital, Radiumhospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    Prostate 73:1038-47. 2013
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint The relationship between coping strategies and anxiety in women from families with familial breast-ovarian cancer in the absence of demonstrated mutations
    Amy Østertun Geirdal
    Department of Medical Genetics, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Psychooncology 17:49-57. 2008
    ..In multivariate analysis 'focus on emotions' was significantly associated with increased prevalence of HADS-defined anxiety disorder in both groups, and 'acceptance' was associated with reduced prevalence in both groups...
  61. ncbi request reprint 'Patient satisfaction' in hospitalized cancer patients
    Jon Skarstein
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology, Norwegian Radium Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 41:639-45. 2002
    ..Cancer patients' satisfaction with their hospital stay was high, and predicted by four independently predictive variables related to the performance of caregivers. These suggest areas for further improvement in the healthcare service...
  62. doi request reprint Is psychological distress in men recently diagnosed with testicular cancer associated with their neuropsychological test performance?
    Tone Skaali
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    Psychooncology 20:369-77. 2011
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Fatigue, anxiety, and depression in long-term survivors of testicular cancer
    Sophie D Fossa
    Norwegian Radium Hospital, Department of Oncology and Radiotherapy, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 21:1249-54. 2003
    ..Occurrence of CF in TCSs is compared with findings in male survivors of Hodgkin's disease (HDSs) and in males from the general population (GenPop)...
  64. doi request reprint Bilateral oophorectomy before 50 years of age is significantly associated with the metabolic syndrome and Framingham risk score: a controlled, population-based study (HUNT-2)
    Anne Dørum
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Rikshospitalet HF, University of Oslo, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Gynecol Oncol 109:377-83. 2008
    ..We compared the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) and Framingham cardiovascular risk scores in women with BOE before 50 years of age to age-matched controls in a population-based study...
  65. doi request reprint Can sexual bother after radical prostatectomy be predicted preoperatively? Findings from a prospective national study of the relation between sexual function, activity and bother
    Eivind A S Steinsvik
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    BJU Int 109:1366-74. 2012
    ..Study Type--Therapy (outcomes research). Level of Evidence 2c...
  66. doi request reprint The relationship between psychological distress and personality in women from families with familial breast/ovarian or hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer in the absence of demonstrated mutations
    Amy Østertun Geirdal
    Department of Medical Genetics, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, 0027 Oslo, Norway
    J Genet Couns 17:384-93. 2008
    ..Screening for such traits could be helpful in genetic counseling...
  67. doi request reprint Long term physical sequelae after adult-onset cancer
    Sophie D Fossa
    Cancer Clinic, Department of Clinical Cancer Research, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Centre, Montebello, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    J Cancer Surviv 2:3-11. 2008
    ..Only limited literature is available recommending guidelines for long-term follow-up of cancer patients and their implementation in the delivery of health care...
  68. doi request reprint A population-based study of associations between current posttraumatic stress symptoms and current fatigue
    Anners Lerdal
    Lovisenberg Deaconal University College and Oslo University Hospital, Lovisenberggt 15b, Oslo, Norway
    J Trauma Stress 23:606-14. 2010
    ..However, PTSD symptoms showed the strongest association with fatigue in the analyses. Findings need to be replicated in other population samples and in clinical samples with PTSD and fatigue...
  69. ncbi request reprint Young survivors of malignant bone tumours in the extremities: a comparative study of quality of life, fatigue and mental distress
    Liv Hege Aksnes
    The Cancer Clinic, Department of Oncology, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, University of Oslo, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 15:1087-96. 2007
    ....
  70. doi request reprint Clinicians' use of guidelines as illustrated by curative treatment of prostate cancer at a comprehensive cancer center
    Andreas Stensvold
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Norway
    Acta Oncol 50:408-14. 2011
    ....
  71. doi request reprint Are there gender differences in impairment associated with high social anxiety? A community-based study
    Alv A Dahl
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Montebello, N 310 Oslo, Norway
    J Anxiety Disord 24:487-93. 2010
    ..In conclusion, few significant sex differences concerning impairment were observed in individuals with high SPAS...
  72. doi request reprint Link between personality and cancer
    Alv A Dahl
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, University of Oslo The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Future Oncol 6:691-707. 2010
    ..High neuroticism is important for the clinical management of cancer patients and should gain more attention from oncologists in the future...
  73. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life after salvage high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) treatment for locally radiorecurrent prostate cancer
    Viktor Berge
    Department of Urology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Urol 18:646-51. 2011
    ..To evaluate health-related quality of life (HRQOL) after salvage high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for locally radiorecurrent prostate cancer (PCa)...
  74. ncbi request reprint Weekly docetaxel and prednisolone versus prednisolone alone in androgen-independent prostate cancer: a randomized phase II study
    Sophie D Fossa
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, Oslo, Norway
    Eur Urol 52:1691-8. 2007
    ..This approach should be compared with docetaxel (Taxotere)+prednisolone...
  75. ncbi request reprint Scale for chemotherapy-induced long-term neurotoxicity (SCIN): psychometrics, validation, and findings in a large sample of testicular cancer survivors
    Jan Oldenburg
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, 0310, Oslo, Norway
    Qual Life Res 15:791-800. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the psychometric properties of a brief self-report scale for chemotherapy induced long-term neurotoxicity (the SCIN)...
  76. ncbi request reprint Arm and shoulder morbidity in breast cancer patients after breast-conserving therapy versus mastectomy
    Inger Lise Nesvold
    Department of Cancer Rehabilitation Physiotherapy, Rikshospitalet, University of Oslo Division The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 47:835-42. 2008
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint The relative influence of childhood sexual abuse and other family background risk factors on adult adversities in female outpatients treated for anxiety disorders and depression
    Dawn E Peleikis
    Department of Psychiatry, Aker University Hospital, University of Oslo, Sognsvannsveien 21, 0320 Oslo, Norway
    Child Abuse Negl 28:61-76. 2004
    ..Women with these disorders frequently seek treatment, and the place of CSA in therapy is still under debate...
  78. doi request reprint Do perceptions of adverse events differ between patients and physicians? Findings from a randomized, controlled trial of radical treatment for prostate cancer
    E Andreas Svaboe Steinsvik
    Department of Oncology and Surgery, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    J Urol 184:525-31. 2010
    ..Previous cross-sectional studies show considerable discrepancies between patient and physician ratings of adverse events after prostate cancer treatment. We used data from a randomized, controlled trial to examine such discrepancies...
  79. ncbi request reprint Experienced therapists' opinions on central issues in psychodynamic psychotherapy of patients with personality disorders
    Kjersti Narud
    Department of Psychiatry, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 57:461-7. 2003
    ..The influence of postgraduate courses was negligible. Our study might have a selection bias towards therapist with strong psychodynamic orientation and particular interest in the psychotherapy of patients with PDs...
  80. ncbi request reprint Is harm avoidance an essential feature of patients with panic disorder?
    Ida M Wiborg
    Department of Psychiatry, Aker University Hospital, University of Oslo, 0320 Oslo, Norway
    Compr Psychiatry 46:311-4. 2005
    ..This finding, however, could be biased by comorbid personality disorders in the samples. In the present study, we examined the TPQ scores in 43 patients without comorbid personality disorders...
  81. doi request reprint Fertility and sexuality in young cancer survivors who have adult-onset malignancies
    Sophie D Fossa
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 22:291-303, vii. 2008
    ..Communication about fertility and sexuality must become an integrated part of cancer survivors' follow-up...
  82. doi request reprint A study of amnesia in homicide cases and forensic psychiatric experts' examination of such claims
    Pål Grøndahl
    Centre for Forensic Psychiatry, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevaal, Department of Psychiatry, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Law Psychiatry 32:281-7. 2009
    ..This could eventually contribute to more reliable and valid evaluations by forensic experts and increase the probability of just court outcomes...
  83. ncbi request reprint BRCA1 testing with definitive results: a prospective study of psychological distress in a large clinic-based sample
    Jon G Reichelt
    Department of Cancer Genetics, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    Fam Cancer 3:21-8. 2004
    ..To examine the short-term psychological impact of receiving definite results concerning BRCA1 mutation status in a clinical setting...
  84. ncbi request reprint [How is an information program for depressed patients perceived?]
    Ingrid Østby-deglum
    Sanderud sykehus 2312 Ottestad
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 122:1870-3. 2002
    ..The patients receive seven booklets by mail over a period of seven months...
  85. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of mental health screening and intervention in the HUNT population study
    Ottar Bjerkeset
    HUNT Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Neptunveien 1, Verdal, Norway
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:191-8. 2006
    ..The aim of the current study was to investigate feasibility, response, and consequences of mental health screening and intervention in a population study setting...
  86. ncbi request reprint Thyroid autoimmunity, depression and anxiety; are there any connections? An epidemiological study of a large population
    Anne Engum
    Department of Psychiatry, Nord Trøndelag Hospital Trust, Hospital Levanger, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 59:263-8. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the relationship between antithyroid antibodies, depression, and anxiety in a large population...
  87. ncbi request reprint The caregiver reaction assessment: psychometrics, and temporal stability in primary caregivers of Norwegian cancer patients in late palliative phase
    Ellen Karine Grov
    Institute of Health, Buskerud University College, Drammen, Norway
    Psychooncology 15:517-27. 2006
    ..This study uses the Caregiver Reaction Assessment (CRA) to examine PCs caregiver burden and well-being...
  88. ncbi request reprint Depression and diabetes: a large population-based study of sociodemographic, lifestyle, and clinical factors associated with depression in type 1 and type 2 diabetes
    Anne Engum
    Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Verdal, Norway
    Diabetes Care 28:1904-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate factors associated with depression in type 1 and type 2 diabetes and test whether these differ from factors associated with depression in the nondiabetic population...
  89. ncbi request reprint Testing the Job Demand-Control-Support model with anxiety and depression as outcomes: the Hordaland Health Study
    Bjarte Sanne
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Occup Med (Lond) 55:463-73. 2005
    ..To test the strain/iso-strain, interaction and buffer hypotheses of the Job Demand-Control-Support model in relation to anxiety and depression...
  90. ncbi request reprint The association between anxiety, depression, and somatic symptoms in a large population: the HUNT-II study
    Tone Tangen Haug
    Department of Psychiatry, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen 5021, Norway
    Psychosom Med 66:845-51. 2004
    ..The aim of this study is to examine the connection between anxiety, depression, and functional somatic symptoms in a large community sample...
  91. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of sertraline in a 12-week trial for generalized anxiety disorder
    Christer Allgulander
    Karolinska Institutet, Neurotec Department, Section of Psychiatry at Huddinge, University Hospital, 141 86 Huddinge, Sweden
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1642-9. 2004
    ..Sertraline's efficacy and tolerability in treating generalized anxiety disorder were evaluated...
  92. ncbi request reprint [Pain, functional level and emotional problems of women with osteoporosis and vertebral fractures]
    Jan A Falch
    Poliklinikk for osteoporose, Aker universitetssykehus, Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:3355-7. 2003
    ..We conclude that Norwegian women with vertebral fractures sustain a high level of pain probably leading to an increased level of anxiety, but not to increased level of depression compared to age-adjusted norm data...
  93. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and depression in individuals with somatic health problems. The Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT)
    Eystein Stordal
    Department of Psychiatry, Hospital Namsos, Namsos, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 21:136-41. 2003
    ..To examine the relationship between anxiety disorders and depression and various somatic health problems in the general population...
  94. ncbi request reprint Occupational differences in levels of anxiety and depression: the Hordaland Health Study
    Bjarte Sanne
    Preventive Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    J Occup Environ Med 45:628-38. 2003
    ..The strength of the associations between depression score/caseness and skill levels are of clinical significance. Screening for depression should be considered in low-skill occupations...
  95. ncbi request reprint Global quality of life in primary caregivers of patients with cancer in palliative phase staying at home
    Ellen Karine Grov
    Buskerud University College, Institute of Health, Drammen, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 14:943-51. 2006
    ..This study also explored differences in their GQOL compared to a normative sample from the general population (NORM)...
  96. ncbi request reprint Management satisfaction in survivors of testicular cancer
    Tore Sørlie
    Department of Clinical Psychiatry, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Anticancer Res 26:1463-9. 2006
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Controlled study of fatigue, quality of life, and somatic and mental morbidity in epithelial ovarian cancer survivors: how lucky are the lucky ones?
    Astrid H Liavaag
    Department of Gynecology, Sorlandet Hospital HF, Arendal, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 25:2049-56. 2007
    ..The aim of this controlled, cross-sectional study was to explore fatigue, quality of life (QOL), and somatic and mental morbidity in EOCSs...
  98. ncbi request reprint The association between depression, anxiety, and cognitive function in the elderly general population--the Hordaland Health Study
    Eva Biringer
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:989-97. 2005
    ..To examine the association between depression and/or anxiety and cognitive function in the elderly general population...
  99. pmc Association of low blood pressure with anxiety and depression: the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
    Bjørn Hildrum
    Department of Psychiatry, Hospital Namsos, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7800 Namsos, Norway
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:53-8. 2007
    ..Low blood pressure has mainly been regarded as ideal, but recent studies have indicated an association with depression in elderly people...
  100. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of generalized anxiety disorder in general practice in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden
    Povl Munk-Jørgensen
    Unit for Psychiatric Research, Aalborg Psychiatric Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Mølleparkvej 10, Aalborg, Denmark DK 9000
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1738-44. 2006
    ..This study assessed the prevalence rate of generalized anxiety disorder among patients of general practitioners in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden and determined whether general practitioners recognize the condition and its correlates...
  101. doi request reprint Does a higher educational level protect against anxiety and depression? The HUNT study
    Ingvar Bjelland
    Clinic for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Haukeland University Hospital, Jonas Lies vei 65, N 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 66:1334-45. 2008
    ..Higher educational level seems to have a protective effect against anxiety and depression, which accumulates throughout life...