K Malterud

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bergen
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi Qualitative research: standards, challenges, and guidelines
    K Malterud
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Ulriksdal 8c, N 5009, Bergen, Norway
    Lancet 358:483-8. 2001
  2. doi Systematic text condensation: a strategy for qualitative analysis
    Kirsti Malterud
    Research Unit for General Practice, Uni Health, Uni Research, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 40:795-805. 2012
  3. pmc Can sustained arousal explain the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
    Vegard B Wyller
    Division of Paediatrics, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Behav Brain Funct 5:10. 2009
  4. pmc When doctors experience their vulnerability as beneficial for the patients: a focus-group study from general practice
    Kirsti Malterud
    Research Unit for General Practice, Unifob Health, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 27:85-90. 2009
  5. doi Epidemiological research on marginalized groups implies major validity challenges; lesbian health as an example
    Kirsti Malterud
    Research Unit for General Practice, Unifob Health, Bergen, Norway
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:703-10. 2009
  6. doi When the helper humiliates the patient: a qualitative study about unintended intimidations
    Kirsti Malterud
    Research Unit for General Practice, Unifob Health, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 36:92-8. 2008
  7. ncbi [Preventing failures and malfunction in general practice]
    Kirsti Malterud
    Fjellsiden legesenter, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:2239-41. 2007
  8. ncbi [Quality assurance and review in general practice]
    Kirsti Malterud
    Fjellsiden legesenter, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:2236-8. 2007
  9. ncbi Positive self-assessed general health in patients with medical problems. A qualitative study from general practice
    Kirsti Malterud
    Central Research Unit and Department of General Practice, University of Copenhagen, Panum Institute, Denmark
    Scand J Prim Health Care 22:11-5. 2004
  10. ncbi [Whirlpool and pseudomonas infection--a local outbreak]
    Kirsti Malterud
    Institutt for samfunnsmedisinske fag, Universitetet i Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:1779-81. 2007

Detail Information

Publications76

  1. ncbi Qualitative research: standards, challenges, and guidelines
    K Malterud
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Ulriksdal 8c, N 5009, Bergen, Norway
    Lancet 358:483-8. 2001
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  2. doi Systematic text condensation: a strategy for qualitative analysis
    Kirsti Malterud
    Research Unit for General Practice, Uni Health, Uni Research, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 40:795-805. 2012
    ..To present background, principles, and procedures for a strategy for qualitative analysis called systematic text condensation and discuss this approach compared with related strategies...
  3. pmc Can sustained arousal explain the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
    Vegard B Wyller
    Division of Paediatrics, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Behav Brain Funct 5:10. 2009
    ..Finally, we propose a causal link between sustained arousal and the experience of fatigue. The model of sustained arousal embraces all main findings concerning CFS disease mechanisms within one theoretical framework...
  4. pmc When doctors experience their vulnerability as beneficial for the patients: a focus-group study from general practice
    Kirsti Malterud
    Research Unit for General Practice, Unifob Health, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 27:85-90. 2009
    ..To describe events where doctors have experienced that their own sense of vulnerability might have been beneficial for the patient...
  5. doi Epidemiological research on marginalized groups implies major validity challenges; lesbian health as an example
    Kirsti Malterud
    Research Unit for General Practice, Unifob Health, Bergen, Norway
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:703-10. 2009
    ..Several methodological problems consequently appear...
  6. doi When the helper humiliates the patient: a qualitative study about unintended intimidations
    Kirsti Malterud
    Research Unit for General Practice, Unifob Health, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 36:92-8. 2008
    ..To explore experiences of intimidating patients/clients from the perspective of the professional...
  7. ncbi [Preventing failures and malfunction in general practice]
    Kirsti Malterud
    Fjellsiden legesenter, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:2239-41. 2007
    ..According to governmental regulations, general practitioners are responsible for identifying domains within their office procedures where failures may happen, or where rules are broken...
  8. ncbi [Quality assurance and review in general practice]
    Kirsti Malterud
    Fjellsiden legesenter, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:2236-8. 2007
    ..We have experienced that our dedication to relevance, reality, and flexible format has contributed to giving quality assurance a natural place in a busy general practice office...
  9. ncbi Positive self-assessed general health in patients with medical problems. A qualitative study from general practice
    Kirsti Malterud
    Central Research Unit and Department of General Practice, University of Copenhagen, Panum Institute, Denmark
    Scand J Prim Health Care 22:11-5. 2004
    ..By underestimating the patient's strong sides, the doctor may be contributing to disempowerment and bypassing knowledge needed for adequate medical diagnosis and management...
  10. ncbi [Whirlpool and pseudomonas infection--a local outbreak]
    Kirsti Malterud
    Institutt for samfunnsmedisinske fag, Universitetet i Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:1779-81. 2007
    ..The most common of these, Pseudomonas folliculitis, is a self-limiting disease in otherwise healthy people, and does not require antibiotic treatment...
  11. pmc Avoiding humiliations in the clinical encounter
    Kirsti Malterud
    Research Unit and Department of General Practice, Centre of Health and Society, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Prim Health Care 25:69-74. 2007
    ..Finally, these concepts are used to build a model for the clinician in order to prevent humiliation of the patient...
  12. ncbi Women's wisdom--a source of knowledge for medicine
    Kirsti Malterud
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Lancet 368:1139-40. 2006
  13. ncbi Vulnerability as a strength: why, when, and how?
    Kirsti Malterud
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 66:3-6. 2005
  14. ncbi [Qualitative methods in medical research--conditions, possibilities and challenges]
    Kirsti Malterud
    København Universitetet, Forskningsenheden for Almen Praksis og Afdeling for Almen Medicin, og, Universitetet i Bergen
    Ugeskr Laeger 167:2377-80. 2005
  15. ncbi Humiliation instead of care?
    Kirsti Malterud
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Lancet 366:785-6. 2005
  16. ncbi Symptoms as a source of medical knowledge: understanding medically unexplained disorders in women
    K Malterud
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Fam Med 32:603-11. 2000
    ..Also examined is the impact of commonly occurring teaching traps related to gender, psychosocial labeling, universalistic understanding, omnipotence, and power...
  17. pmc The doctor who cried: a qualitative study about the doctor's vulnerability
    Kirsti Malterud
    Department of General Practice, University of Copenhagen, Panum Institute, Denmark
    Ann Fam Med 3:348-52. 2005
    ..We wanted to explore those clinical events when doctors had exposed their vulnerability toward patients in a potentially beneficial way...
  18. doi [Chronic muscular pain is not unexplainable]
    Kirsti Malterud
    Allmennmedisinsk forskningsenhet Bergen, Unifob helse, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 130:2356-9. 2010
    ..Such perspectives can be used as a point of departure for understanding and change of conditions shaping vulnerability and resistance...
  19. pmc Obesity in general practice: a focus group study on patient experiences
    Kirsti Malterud
    Research Unit for General Practice in Bergen, Uni Health, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 28:205-10. 2010
    ..To explore obese patients' experiences with GPs' management of their weight problems...
  20. ncbi Gendered health resources and coping--a study from general practice
    K Malterud
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 29:183-8. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to explore gender and coping in primary health care patients, by comparing self-assessed health resources in men and women...
  21. ncbi [Subjective symptoms without objective findings--a challenge for theory and practice of general medicine]
    K Malterud
    Københavns Universitet, Panum Institutet, Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab, Afdeling for almen medicin og Central forskningsenhed for almen praksis, Universitetet i Bergen, Seksjon for allmennmedisin, Norge
    Ugeskr Laeger 163:6729-34. 2001
    ..Applying the theoretical framework of "recognition" and "empowerment", I propose some strategies intended to help the practitioner to encounter these challenges in everyday clinical practice...
  22. ncbi [A shared room of reflection where the patient's symptoms are valid sources of knowledge]
    K Malterud
    Seksjon for allmennmedism Universitetet i Bergen Ulriksdal 8 C 5009 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 121:3605-9. 2001
    ..In our project "Symptoms as a source of knowledge" we studied women's medically unexplained disorders from the viewpoint that the patient's knowledge represents significant potential for creative understanding...
  23. doi Preventing obesity: challenges and pitfalls for health promotion
    Kirsti Malterud
    Research Unit for General Practice, Unifob Health, Bergen, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 76:254-9. 2009
    ..To explore challenges to health promotion strategies against obesity, with special attention to the Scandinavian context...
  24. ncbi Reflexivity and metapositions: strategies for appraisal of clinical evidence
    Kirsti Malterud
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    J Eval Clin Pract 8:121-6. 2002
    ..Evidence-based practice in the original sense requires that doctors reflect upon their own positions as knowers, in the process of situated knowing, where certain rhetorical spaces rule...
  25. ncbi [Qualitative methods in medical research--preconditions, potentials and limitations]
    Kirsti Malterud
    Seksjon for allmennmedisin Universitetet i Bergen Ulriksdal 8 C 5009 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 122:2468-72. 2002
    ..These are, however, challenges that must be overcome in all scientific pursuits, irrespective of the type of data used...
  26. doi "Norwegians fear fatness more than anything else"--a qualitative study of normative newspaper messages on obesity and health
    Kirsti Malterud
    Research Unit for General Practice, Unifob Health, Kalfarveien 31, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 81:47-52. 2010
    ..To explore normative aspects of the Norwegian discourse on obesity...
  27. ncbi Experiences of guilt and shame in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia: a qualitative interview study
    Jan C Frich
    Research Unit for General Practice, Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, P O Box 1130, Blindern, University of Oslo, N 0318 Oslo, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 69:108-13. 2007
    ..To explore patients' experiences of guilt and shame with regard to how they manage familial hypercholesterolemia...
  28. doi "If you cannot tolerate that risk, you should never become a physician": a qualitative study about existential experiences among physicians
    M Aase
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, PO Box 7804, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    J Med Ethics 34:767-71. 2008
    ..Physicians are exposed to matters of existential character at work, but little is known about the personal impact of such issues...
  29. ncbi The purpose of the general practice consultation from the patient's perspective--theoretical aspects
    H Thorsen
    Department of General Practice, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, and Central Research Unit of General Practice, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Fam Pract 18:638-43. 2001
    ..General characteristics of the doctor, such as being considerate or professionally skillful, are not included...
  30. ncbi Diagnostic work in general practice: more than naming a disease
    Merete Undeland
    University of Bergen, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 20:145-50. 2002
    ..To explore the medically unexplained disorders by examining endpoints of irresolute diagnostic strategies...
  31. doi Obstructions for quality care experienced by patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)--a case study
    Ann Marit Gilje
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 73:36-41. 2008
    ..To explore obstructions for quality care from experiences by patients suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)...
  32. pmc Lesbian women's experiences with health care: a qualitative study
    Mari Bjorkman
    Research Unit for General Practice, Unifob Health Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 27:238-43. 2009
    ..Although the social situation for gay, lesbian, and bisexual people has improved over the last decades, lesbian women still face unique challenges when seeking healthcare services...
  33. doi "So you think I'll survive?": a qualitative study about doctor-patient dialogues preceding high-risk cardiac surgery or intervention
    M A Schaufel
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, PO Box 7804, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Heart 95:1245-9. 2009
    ..To explore doctor-patient interactions and decision-making processes before high-risk cardiac surgery or intervention with special attention to existential challenges. Design,..
  34. ncbi Mutual understanding: a communication model for general practice
    Arne Hantho
    Research Unit and Department of General Practice, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Prim Health Care 20:244-51. 2002
    ..To present our pursuits towards development of a simple model for clinical communication intended for application by the practitioner as a tool for enhancing mutual understanding...
  35. doi Toward an agenda for evaluation of qualitative research
    Brynjulf Stige
    University of Bergen, Norway
    Qual Health Res 19:1504-16. 2009
    ..The seven items of the composite agenda EPICURE are presented and exemplified. Features and implications of the agenda approach to research evaluation are then discussed...
  36. ncbi Generalized symptoms in adult women with acute uncomplicated lower urinary tract infection: an observational study
    Anders Baerheim
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    MedGenMed 5:1. 2003
    ..In conclusion, generalized symptoms of feeling out of sorts are frequent in adult women with acute uncomplicated lower UTI, and equally frequent in all ages whether the patient shows bacteriuria or not...
  37. ncbi [Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in municipal health services--a simple program for training and maintenance]
    Janecke Thesen
    Seksjon for allmennmedisin, Universitetet i Bergen, 5018 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:322-3. 2004
    ..Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with defibrillation may be a life-saving procedure. We present a course for CPR training and skills preservation developed by local paramedics and GPs and aimed at primary care professionals...
  38. ncbi Unravelling empowering internal voices-a case study on the interactive use of illness diaries
    P Stensland
    Division for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Fam Pract 18:425-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: The reflective practitioner may contribute to transform a consultation from repetitive patterns to a dialogue based on the patient's own coping resources...
  39. ncbi The art and science of clinical knowledge: evidence beyond measures and numbers
    K Malterud
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Ulriksdal 8c, N 5009, Bergen, Norway
    Lancet 358:397-400. 2001
    ..Qualitative inquiry could contribute to a broader understanding of medical science...
  40. doi Gender in medicine -- does it matter?
    Bibi Hølge-Hazelton
    University of Aarhus, Department of Pedagogy, Copenhagen, Denmark, The Research Unit for General Practice, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 37:139-45. 2009
    ..A broad range of socio-cultural issues have been recognized as determinants for health and disease. A notion of gender neutrality is still alive in the medical culture, suggesting that gender issues are not relevant within this field...
  41. ncbi [Dialogues on risks and health resources in general practice]
    Hanne Hollnagel
    Central Forskningsenhed for Almen Praksis, Afdeling for Almen Medicin, Københavns Universitet, Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:5225-9. 2002
    ..By introducing a salutogenetic perspective, we hope to shift attention towards the patient's resources and strengths. Communication can mediate oppression as well as empowerment...
  42. ncbi The social construction of clinical knowledge - the context of culture and discourse. Commentary on Tonelli (2006), Integrating evidence into clinical practice: an alternative to evidence-based approaches. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 12, 24
    Kirsti Malterud
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    J Eval Clin Pract 12:292-5. 2006
  43. ncbi Coping with headache
    Rune Slettbakk
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 24:22-6. 2006
    ..To describe self-initiated actions and cognitive strategies used for coping by women who suffer from episodic tension-type headache...
  44. ncbi Management of dementia in primary health care: the experiences of collaboration between the GP and the district nurse
    F B Waldorff
    Central Research Unit and Department of General Practice, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Fam Pract 18:549-52. 2001
    ..We are at present planning a study to address these aspects...
  45. ncbi [Has the obesity epidemic reached Norway?]
    Elisabeth Ulset
    Institutt for samfunnsmedisinske fag, Universitetet i Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:34-7. 2007
    ..The prevalence of obesity has increased worldwide during the last decades. The goal of this article is to explore whether the obesity epidemic has reached Norway...
  46. ncbi Women's needs and wants when seeing the GP in relation to menopausal issues
    Lotte Hvas
    Central Research Unit and Department of General Practice, University of Copenhagen, Panum Institute, Denmark
    Scand J Prim Health Care 22:118-21. 2004
    ..To explore women's needs and wants when seeing the GP in relation to menopausal issues...
  47. ncbi Making the invisible body visible. Bone scans, osteoporosis and women's bodily experiences
    Susanne Dalsgaard Reventlow
    Research Unit and Department of General Practice Copenhagen, University of Copenhagen, Center for Health and Community, 5, Øster Farimagsgade, P O Box 2099, 1014 K Copenhagen, Denmark
    Soc Sci Med 62:2720-31. 2006
    ..The findings raise some fundamental questions concerning the use of medical technology for the prevention of asymptomatic disorders...
  48. ncbi Why did I get chronic fatigue syndrome? A qualitative interview study of causal attributions in women patients
    Atle Soderlund
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 23:242-7. 2005
    ..To explore causal attributions among women with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)...
  49. pmc Screening and brief intervention for excessive alcohol use: qualitative interview study of the experiences of general practitioners
    Anders Beich
    Central Research Unit and Department of General Practice, University of Copenhagen, Panum Institute, DK 2200 Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMJ 325:870. 2002
    ..To explore the suitability of a screening based intervention for excessive alcohol use by describing the experiences of general practitioners who tried such an intervention in their everyday practice...
  50. ncbi Awareness of risk of osteoporosis may cause uncertainty and worry in menopausal women
    Lotte Hvas
    Central Research Unit and Department of General Practice, University of Copenhagen, Panum Institute, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 33:203-7. 2005
    ..A study was undertaken to explore how menopausal women are affected by awareness of potential risk of osteoporosis...
  51. ncbi "The pain isn't as disabling as it used to be": how can the patient experience empowerment instead of vulnerability in the consultation?
    Anne Werner
    Centre for Women s Studies and Gender Research, University of Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 66:41-6. 2005
    ..This study explores how doctors can help patients transform vulnerability into strength, instead of increasing a feeling of disempowerment...
  52. ncbi "I am allowed to be myself": women with chronic muscular pain being recognized
    Sissel Steihaug
    Health Department, Urban District Stovner Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 30:281-7. 2002
    ..In the present article, this finding is examined in more detail by studying the types of action and interaction that the women considered to have benefited from by participating in group treatment...
  53. ncbi Encountering the continuing challenges for women with chronic pain: recovery through recognition
    Anne Werner
    Centre for Women s Studies and Gender Research, University of Oslo, Norway
    Qual Health Res 13:491-509. 2003
    ..Because of the normative and gendered way the term "coping(ability)" has been used, the authors introduce recovery competence as a more fruitful concept...
  54. pmc Stories about bodies: a narrative study on self-understanding and chronic pain
    Sissel Steihaug
    SINTEF Helse, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 26:188-92. 2008
    ..To explore experiences from a process of change for women with chronic pain...
  55. ncbi Recognition and reciprocity in encounters with women with chronic muscular pain
    Sissel Steihaug
    Scand J Prim Health Care 20:151-6. 2002
    ..In this article, based on Anne-Lise Løvlie Schibbye's psychological theories, we explore and analyse how recognising interaction can be enacted in practice...
  56. ncbi Part process analysis: a qualitative method for studying provider-patient interaction
    Sissel Steihaug
    Health Department, Stovner Urban District Oslo, Ekornvien 4, N 07777, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 31:107-12. 2003
    ..The principles and procedures of a qualitative research method with the capacity to explore details and foundations of interaction between patients and doctors is presented...
  57. ncbi It is hard work behaving as a credible patient: encounters between women with chronic pain and their doctors
    Anne Werner
    Centre for Women s Studies and Gender Research, University of Oslo, P O Box 1040 Blindern, N 0315 Oslo, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 57:1409-19. 2003
    ..The material was interpreted within a feminist frame of reference, emphasising the relationship between dignity and shame, power and disempowerment for women patients' with medically unexplained disorders...
  58. ncbi [Salutogenesis and empowerment in the perspective of general practice]
    Liv Tveit Walseth
    Songdalen legesenter, 4645 Nodeland
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:65-6. 2004
  59. ncbi Long-term impact of elevated cardiovascular risk detected by screening. A qualitative interview study
    Karen Dorthe Bach Nielsen
    The Ebeltoft Health Promotion Project, Noerreport 4, DK 8400 Ebeltoft, Denmark
    Scand J Prim Health Care 23:233-8. 2005
    ..To explore how persons with an elevated cardiovascular risk score (CRS) balanced health-related advice against the life they wanted to live or were able to live...
  60. ncbi Women at risk of coronary heart disease experience barriers to diagnosis and treatment: a qualitative interview study
    Jan C Frich
    Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 24:38-43. 2006
    ..To explore barriers in the health service to diagnosis and treatment experienced by women at increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  61. ncbi [Key questions in consultation--a clinical communication method]
    Kirsti Malterud
    Kobenhavns Universitet, Pannum Instituttet, Forskningsenheden for Almen Praksis
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:2034-5. 2004
  62. pmc The fibromyalgia diagnosis: hardly helpful for the patients? A qualitative focus group study
    Merete Undeland
    Department of Neurology, Buskerud Hospital Trust, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 25:250-5. 2007
    ..To explore experiences and consequences of the process of being diagnosed with fibromyalgia...
  63. pmc Patients' written life stories: a gateway for understanding
    Benny Ehrenreich
    The General Practitioners, Borups Allé 1, 1st Floor, Copenhagen N, DK 2200, Denmark
    Scand J Prim Health Care 25:33-7. 2007
    ..To explore how statements drawn from patients' written life stories can help general practitioners understand their patients' maladaptive thought patterns and their negative schemata...
  64. pmc Being lesbian--does the doctor need to know?
    Mari Bjorkman
    Rodelokka Health Center, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 25:58-62. 2007
    ..She may fear a negative reaction in the doctor, based on knowledge of marginalization and prejudice of homosexuals throughout history...
  65. ncbi You can't prevent everything anyway: a qualitative study of beliefs and attitudes about refusing health screening in general practice
    Karen Dorthe Bach Nielsen
    The Ebeltoft Health Promotion Project, Ebeltoft, Denmark
    Fam Pract 21:28-32. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to explore beliefs and attitudes about refusing health screening in general practice...
  66. pmc How do patients at risk portray candidates for coronary heart disease? A qualitative interview study
    Jan C Frich
    Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, Blindern, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 25:112-6. 2007
    ..To explore how patients at risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) portray candidates for CHD...
  67. ncbi Identity and coping experiences in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a synthesis of qualitative studies
    Lillebeth Larun
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 69:20-8. 2007
    ..To provide insight into patients' and doctors' experiences with CFS...
  68. ncbi [Is Norwegian public health policy going to be more individual-oriented?]
    Dag Stenvoll
    Stein Rokkan senter for flerfaglige, samfunnsstudier, Universitetet i Bergen, 5015 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:603-5. 2005
    ..According to a recent Danish study, public health policies in Sweden and Denmark have become more oriented towards the individual over the last few years. We wanted to explore the development in Norway over the last decade...
  69. pmc "I recognise myself in that situation..." Using photographs to encourage reflection in general practitioners
    Torgeir Gilje Lid
    Eiganes Legekontor, St Olavsgt 9B, N 4005 Stavanger, Norway
    BMJ 329:1488-90. 2004
  70. ncbi [How did health personnel perceive supervision of obstetric institutions?]
    Helga Arianson
    Helsetilsynet i Hordaland, Postboks 7310, 5020 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:1179-81. 2008
    ..We therefore wanted to study the experience of being audited among health care providers and leaders of institutions and subsequent adjustments after the audit...
  71. ncbi [Strategies for the diagnosis of dementia. Experiences of collaboration between general practitioners and district nurses]
    Frans Boch Waldorff
    Central Forskningsenhed for Almen Praksis, Panum Instituttet, Københavns Universitet, DK 2200 København N
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:3767-70. 2002
    ..The aim was to explore the context and experiences of collaboration between the general practitioner (GP) and the district nurse (DN) on diagnosing dementia, in order to identify possible procedures to improve care...
  72. ncbi [Somatization--a bad diagnosis]
    Kirsti Malterud
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 122:1092. 2002
  73. pmc Perceived vulnerability to heart disease in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia: a qualitative interview study
    Jan C Frich
    Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Ann Fam Med 4:198-204. 2006
    ..This interview study aimed to explore how patients with a diagnosis of heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia understand and perceive their vulnerability to coronary heart disease...
  74. ncbi 'I am not the kind of woman who complains of everything': illness stories on self and shame in women with chronic pain
    Anne Werner
    Centre for Women s Studies and Gender Research, University of Oslo, P O Box 1040 Blindern, N 0315 Oslo, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 59:1035-45. 2004
    ..Behind their stories, we hear whispered accounts relating to the medical narrative about hysteria; rejections of the stereotype medical discourse of the crazy, lazy, illness-fixed or weak woman...
  75. ncbi [Family practice--a clinical discipline between theory and practice]
    Kirsti Malterud
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:5357. 2002