Arnstein Mykletun

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bergen
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi 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
  2. pmc Chronic fatigue syndrome in the media: a content analysis of newspaper articles
    Ann Kristen Knudsen
    Department of Health Promotion and Development, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    JRSM Short Rep 2:42. 2011
  3. pmc General practitioners' opinions on how to improve treatment of mental disorders in primary health care. Interviews with one hundred Norwegian general practitioners
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Research Section for Mental Health Epidemiology, Research Centre for Health Promotion, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:35. 2010
  4. pmc Moving towards a population health approach to the primary prevention of common mental disorders
    Felice N Jacka
    Deakin University, School of Medicine and Barwon Health, PO Box 281, Geelong 3220, Australia
    BMC Med 10:149. 2012
  5. 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
  6. ncbi Smoking in relation to anxiety and depression: evidence from a large population survey: the HUNT study
    Arnstein Mykletun
    University of Bergen, Faculty of Psychology, Research Centre for Health Promotion, Christiesgt 13, N 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Eur Psychiatry 23:77-84. 2008
  7. pmc Prevalence of mood and anxiety disorder in self reported irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). An epidemiological population based study of women
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Heath, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Gastroenterol 10:88. 2010
  8. doi Reverse causality in the association between whiplash and symptoms of anxiety and depression: the HUNT study
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, Oslo, Norway
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1380-6. 2011
  9. ncbi [Mental disorders are underestimated as a cause of disability]
    Arnstein Mykletun
    HEMIL, Det psykologiske fakultet, Universitetet i Bergen, Christiesgt 13, 5015 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:1491-2. 2006
  10. doi Health anxiety and disability pension award: The HUSK Study
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Research Section for Mental Health Epidemiology, Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Bergen N 5020, Norway
    Psychosom Med 71:353-60. 2009

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Publications80

  1. ncbi 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...
  2. pmc Chronic fatigue syndrome in the media: a content analysis of newspaper articles
    Ann Kristen Knudsen
    Department of Health Promotion and Development, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    JRSM Short Rep 2:42. 2011
    ..This debate has been reflected in the media, where many patients gather health information. The aim of this study was to examine how treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome/ME is described in the newspaper media...
  3. pmc General practitioners' opinions on how to improve treatment of mental disorders in primary health care. Interviews with one hundred Norwegian general practitioners
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Research Section for Mental Health Epidemiology, Research Centre for Health Promotion, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:35. 2010
    ..General practitioners (GPs) are responsible for the majority of treatment of mental disorders. Consequently, we interviewed GPs about their opinions on how treatment of mental disorders in primary health care contexts could be improved...
  4. pmc Moving towards a population health approach to the primary prevention of common mental disorders
    Felice N Jacka
    Deakin University, School of Medicine and Barwon Health, PO Box 281, Geelong 3220, Australia
    BMC Med 10:149. 2012
    ....
  5. 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
    ....
  6. ncbi Smoking in relation to anxiety and depression: evidence from a large population survey: the HUNT study
    Arnstein Mykletun
    University of Bergen, Faculty of Psychology, Research Centre for Health Promotion, Christiesgt 13, N 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Eur Psychiatry 23:77-84. 2008
    ..No decline in anxiety or depression was found with time since cessation. Previous studies of associations between depression and smoking might have overestimated the association when ignoring comorbid anxiety...
  7. pmc Prevalence of mood and anxiety disorder in self reported irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). An epidemiological population based study of women
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Heath, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Gastroenterol 10:88. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was therefore to re-examine the hypothesis using population-based data and psychiatric morbidity established with a structured clinical interview...
  8. doi Reverse causality in the association between whiplash and symptoms of anxiety and depression: the HUNT study
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, Oslo, Norway
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1380-6. 2011
    ..Longitudinal population-based cohort study...
  9. ncbi [Mental disorders are underestimated as a cause of disability]
    Arnstein Mykletun
    HEMIL, Det psykologiske fakultet, Universitetet i Bergen, Christiesgt 13, 5015 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:1491-2. 2006
  10. doi Health anxiety and disability pension award: The HUSK Study
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Research Section for Mental Health Epidemiology, Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Bergen N 5020, Norway
    Psychosom Med 71:353-60. 2009
    ..There are no empirical longitudinal population-based studies on occupational disability in health anxiety or the extreme of hypochondriasis...
  11. ncbi Levels of anxiety and depression as predictors of mortality: the HUNT study
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Christiesgt 13 N 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Br J Psychiatry 195:118-25. 2009
    ..Depression is reported to be associated with increased mortality, although underlying mechanisms are uncertain. Associations between anxiety and mortality are also uncertain...
  12. ncbi Frequency and characteristics of recurrent major depressed patients with unimpaired executive functions
    Kirsten I Stordal
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    World J Biol Psychiatry 6:36-44. 2005
    ..Since cognitive impairment and depressive symptomatology seem to be distinct dimensions, a neuropsychological investigation could help to ensure optimal treatment in patients with recurrent major depression...
  13. ncbi A population-based cohort study of the effect of common mental disorders on disability pension awards
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Christiesgt 13, N 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1412-8. 2006
    ..The authors investigated empirically the contribution of psychiatric morbidity to the award of disability pensions, in particular those awarded for physical diagnoses...
  14. ncbi Insomnia and long sleep duration are risk factors for later work disability. The Hordaland Health Study
    Børge Sivertsen
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Sleep Res 18:122-8. 2009
    ..5 h) did predict work disability (OR = 2.96), also in the fully adjusted model (OR = 2.14).The present study demonstrates that both insomnia and long sleep duration are strong and independent risk factors for subsequent work disability...
  15. doi The epidemiology of insomnia: associations with physical and mental health. The HUNT-2 study
    Børge Sivertsen
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 67:109-16. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the association of insomnia symptoms with demographic and physical and mental conditions in a large population-based study...
  16. doi Alcohol consumption, problem drinking, abstention and disability pension award. The Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT)
    Jens Christoffer Skogen
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Addiction 107:98-108. 2012
    ....
  17. doi Common mental disorders and disability pension award: seven year follow-up of the HUSK study
    Ann Kristin Knudsen
    Research Section of Mental Health Epidemiology, Department of Health Promotion and Development, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 69:59-67. 2010
    ....
  18. doi The relationship between abdominal fat, obesity, and common mental disorders: results from the HUNT study
    Ann Christin Rivenes
    Clinic of Psychosomatic Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 66:269-75. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between depression, anxiety, and two different measures of obesity in a large community-based sample...
  19. doi Does insomnia predict sick leave? The Hordaland Health Study
    Børge Sivertsen
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 66:67-74. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to prospectively examine the independent contribution of symptoms of insomnia on sick leave...
  20. pmc Somatic symptoms beyond those generally associated with a whiplash injury are increased in self-reported chronic whiplash. A population-based cross sectional study: the Hordaland Health Study (HUSK)
    Solbjørg Makalani Myrtveit
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen UoB, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 12:129. 2012
    ..We explored symptom load, etiologic origin could not be investigated in this study...
  21. ncbi The bidirectional association between depression and insomnia: the HUNT study
    Børge Sivertsen
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Christiesgt 13, 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Psychosom Med 74:758-65. 2012
    ..Depression and insomnia are closely linked, yet our understanding of their prospective relationships remains limited. The aim of the current study was to investigate the directionality of association between depression and insomnia...
  22. ncbi Undertreatment before the award of a disability pension for mental illness: the HUNT Study
    Simon Overland
    Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Christiesgate 13, Bergen 5015, Norway simon
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1479-82. 2007
    ..This study examined the extent of undertreatment before disability pensions for mental illness were awarded...
  23. doi The health status of nonparticipants in a population-based health study: the Hordaland Health Study
    Ann Kristin Knudsen
    Research Section for Mental Health Epidemiology, Department of Health Promotion and Development, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1306-14. 2010
    ..Participation bias is probably a greater threat to the validity of prevalence studies than to studies of associations between exposures and outcomes...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. ncbi The long-term effect of insomnia on work disability: the HUNT-2 historical cohort study
    Børge Sivertsen
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Bergen, and Affective Disorder Section, Department of Psychiatry, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 163:1018-24. 2006
    ..75, 95% confidence interval: 1.40, 2.20). This study suggests that insomnia should receive increased attention as a robust predictor of subsequent work disability...
  26. pmc Lost working years due to mental disorders: an analysis of the Norwegian disability pension registry
    Ann Kristin Knudsen
    Department of Health Promotion and Development, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    PLoS ONE 7:e42567. 2012
    ..We aimed to compare the number of lost working years following disability benefit award for mental disorders versus other diagnostic groups...
  27. pmc Do gastrointestinal complaints increase the risk for subsequent medically certified long-term sickness absence? The HUSK study
    Simon Overland
    Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Gastroenterol 11:88. 2011
    ..We aimed to study the prospective impact of gastrointestinal complaints on long term sickness absence, and address the contribution from co-occurring common mental disorders and other somatic symptoms...
  28. ncbi The Swedish Demand-Control-Support Questionnaire (DCSQ): factor structure, item analyses, and internal consistency in a large population
    Bjarte Sanne
    Section for Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 33:166-74. 2005
    ..This paper examined the psychometric properties of the Swedish Demand-Control-Support Questionnaire (DCSQ), which is a shorter and modified version of Karasek's Job Content Questionnaire (JCQ)...
  29. ncbi Anxiety, depression, and cause-specific mortality: the HUNT study
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Faculty of Psychology, Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    Psychosom Med 69:323-31. 2007
    ..Less information is known as to other mortality diagnoses. There is scarce and conflicting literature on anxiety in relation to mortality...
  30. doi A dimensional versus a categorical approach to diagnosis: anxiety and depression in the HUNT 2 study
    Ingvar Bjelland
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 18:128-37. 2009
    ..82 versus 0.87). This is an example illustrating the impact use of dimensional diagnoses would have on research and clinical practice...
  31. pmc An investigation of factors identified at birth in relation to anxiety and depression in old age: the Hordaland Health Study (HUSK)
    Jens Christoffer Skogen
    Department of Health Promotion and Development, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 13:136. 2013
    ..The aim was to investigate the extent to which birth measures, maternal health and family circumstances were associated with symptoms of anxiety and depression in late life...
  32. ncbi 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
    ....
  33. doi Insomnia symptoms and use of health care services and medications: the HUNT-2 study
    Børge Sivertsen
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Behav Sleep Med 7:210-22. 2009
    ..This study concludes that insomnia symptoms represent a significant public health concern, being independently associated with substantially elevated use of health care services, medications, and alcohol overuse...
  34. pmc Employment status and perceived health in the Hordaland Health Study (HUSK)
    Simon Overland
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 6:219. 2006
    ....
  35. ncbi 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...
  36. ncbi 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...
  37. pmc Chronic insomnia as a risk factor for developing anxiety and depression
    Dag Neckelmann
    Department of Psychiatry, Clinic ofPsychosomatic Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Sleep 30:873-80. 2007
    ..To study prospectively the relations of insomnia to the development of anxiety disorders and depression in a population-based sample...
  38. pmc Health problems account for a small part of the association between socioeconomic status and disability pension award. Results from the Hordaland Health Study
    Kristian Amundsen Østby
    Department of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 11:12. 2011
    ..To what degree health problems can explain the increased risk of disability pension award associated with low socioeconomic status is not known...
  39. doi Time trends in obesity and eating disorders
    Henrik Daae Zachrisson
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Eat Disord 41:673-80. 2008
    ..This study examines whether the increase in obesity is followed by an increase in prevalence of eating disorders in the general female population...
  40. pmc A population based validation study of self-reported pensions and benefits: the Nord-Trøndelag health study (HUNT)
    Solbjørg Makalani Myrtveit
    Institute of Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Res Notes 6:27. 2013
    ..Sensitivity, specificity, positive (PPV) and negative (NPV) predicative value, agreement and Cohen's Kappa were calculated for each benefit. Co-variables were compared between non-responders and responders...
  41. ncbi Assessment of male sexual function by the Brief Sexual Function Inventory
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, 5015 Bergen, Norway
    BJU Int 97:316-23. 2006
    ....
  42. pmc Verifiability of diagnostic categories and work ability in the context of disability pension award: a survey on "gatekeeping" among general practitioners in Norway
    Rein Overland
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 8:137. 2008
    ..Physicians are responsible for identifying the medical grounds for benefit claims. The aim of this study was to explore physicians' views on verifiability of medical conditions and related work ability in this context...
  43. doi Seasonal variations in sleep problems at latitude 63°-65° in Norway: The Nord-Trondelag Health Study, 1995-1997
    Børge Sivertsen
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 174:147-53. 2011
    ..Previous studies reporting seasonal variations in sleep and insomnia might have been subject to publication biases and lack of blinding to the research hypothesis...
  44. pmc Education, sense of mastery and mental health: results from a nation wide health monitoring study in Norway
    Odd Steffen Dalgard
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 7:20. 2007
    ....
  45. ncbi 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...
  46. pmc Utilization of health services in relation to mental health problems in adolescents: a population based survey
    Henrik D Zachrisson
    Div Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404, 0403, Nydalen, Oslo
    BMC Public Health 6:34. 2006
    ....
  47. ncbi A population study of anxiety and depression among persons who report whiplash traumas
    Hanne Gro Wenzel
    Department of Psychiatry, Haukeland Hospital, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 53:831-35. 2002
    ..Some of the association between whiplash traumas and anxiety and depression is due to neck pain and headache. Two different explanations, the "memory bias" and the "attribution" hypothesis, are discussed as explanations of these results...
  48. pmc Disability pension by occupational class--the impact of work-related factors: the Hordaland Health Study Cohort
    Inger Haukenes
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, NO 5018 Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 11:406. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between occupational class and subsequent disability pension among middle-aged men and women, and to what extent work-related factors accounted for the association...
  49. ncbi Executive function improvement upon remission of recurrent unipolar depression
    Eva Biringer
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 255:373-80. 2005
    ..Our findings support previous studies that have shown that neuropsychological impairment associated with long-standing depressive symptomatology is reversible (i. e. state-related) in recurrent unipolar depression...
  50. doi Concurrent validity of the CAGE questionnaire. The Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
    Jens Christoffer Skogen
    Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Addict Behav 36:302-7. 2011
    ..The concurrent validity of the CAGE is better in women than in men...
  51. doi 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...
  52. ncbi Gonadal hormones in long-term survivors 10 years after treatment for unilateral testicular cancer
    Carina Nord
    Department of Clinical Research, The Norwegian Radiumhospital, University Hospital, Montebello, 0310, Oslo, Norway
    Eur Urol 44:322-8. 2003
    ..To investigate whether unilaterally orchiectomised testicular cancer survivors (TCSs) are more likely to display reduced Leydig cell function than healthy males...
  53. ncbi 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...
  54. ncbi Motivational dimensions of inpatient aggression
    Ragnar Urheim
    Centre for Research and Education in Forensic Psychiatry, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Crim Behav Ment Health 24:141-50. 2014
    ..Recent studies have suggested that functional classifications of aggression should be used to improve the understanding of the heterogeneity of aggression and its management, among inpatients in psychiatric hospitals...
  55. ncbi 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...
  56. ncbi Does postponement of first pregnancy increase gender differences in sickness absence? A register based analysis of Norwegian employees in 1993-2007
    Anja M S Ariansen
    Department of Sociology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    PLoS ONE 9:e93006. 2014
    ....
  57. pmc Is long-term prognosis for pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified different from prognosis for autistic disorder? Findings from a 30-year follow-up study
    Marianne Mordre
    Division of Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo University Hospital, PO Box 4956, Nydalen, 0424 Oslo, Norway
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:920-8. 2012
    ..The lack of substantial differences in prognosis between the groups supports a dimensional description of autism spectrum disorder, in line with proposed DSM-V revision...
  58. ncbi Impairment across executive functions in recurrent major depression
    Kirsten I Stordal
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 58:41-7. 2004
    ..In conclusion, the depressed subjects were mildly impaired across a wide range of EFs. This may have a negative impact on everyday functioning for this group of patients...
  59. ncbi 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...
  60. ncbi 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...
  61. ncbi 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...
  62. 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...
  63. doi Residual urine as a risk factor for lower urinary tract infection: a 1-year follow-up study in nursing homes
    Ragnhild Omli
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Nord Trøndelag HealthTrust, Namsos Hospital, Namsos, Norway
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:871-4. 2008
    ..To determine whether postvoid urine is a risk factor for the development of lower urinary tract infections (UTIs) in nursing home residents...
  64. 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
    ....
  65. pmc Changes in BMI-distribution from 1966-69 to 1995-97 in adolescents. The Young-HUNT study, Norway
    Sigrid Bjørnelv
    HUNT Research Centre, Department of Public Health and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Neptunvn 1, 7650 Verdal, Norway
    BMC Public Health 7:279. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to explore changes in the BMI-distribution over time among Norwegian adolescents...
  66. doi Effect of anxiety and depression on blood pressure: 11-year longitudinal population study
    Bjørn Hildrum
    Department of Psychiatry, Namsos Hospital, N 7800 Namsos, Norway
    Br J Psychiatry 193:108-13. 2008
    ..The long-term effect of anxiety and depression on blood pressure is unclear...
  67. ncbi 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...
  68. ncbi Anxiety and depression following myocardial infarction: gender differences in a 5-year prospective study
    Ottar Bjerkeset
    HUNT Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 58:153-61. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the impact of the first myocardial infarction (MI) and the relative influence of preexisting confounding factors on anxiety and depression in the following 5 years...
  69. ncbi Monthly variation in prevalence rates of comorbid depression and anxiety in the general population at 63-65 degrees North: the HUNT study
    Eystein Stordal
    Department of Psychiatry, Helse Nord Trondelag HF, Hospital Namsos, Namsos, Norway
    J Affect Disord 106:273-8. 2008
    ..To investigate monthly variation in depression, anxiety and their comorbidity (COM) in an epidemiologic study and their association to monthly variation in suicide rates...
  70. 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...
  71. ncbi 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...
  72. ncbi An association between depression, anxiety and thyroid function--a clinical fact or an artefact?
    Anne Engum
    Department of Psychiatry, Innherred Hospital, Levanger, Norway
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 106:27-34. 2002
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the association between depression, anxiety and thyroid dysfunction...
  73. ncbi A longitudinal analysis of neurocognitive function in unipolar depression
    Eva Biringer
    Division of Psychiatry, Helse Fonna HF, Haugesund, Norway
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 29:879-91. 2007
    ..The present study provided some support for the state hypothesis as to the association between neurocognitive impairment and depression...
  74. doi There are no association between IgE levels and symptoms of anxiety and depression in the adult female general population. The Hordaland Health Study (HUSK)
    Marianne Klokk
    Department of Psychiatry, Aalesund Hospital, Aalesund, Helse Sunnmøre HF, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 61:410-7. 2007
    ..We do, however, question the relevance of IgE as an aetiological factor in the biological chain underlying these associations...
  75. ncbi Self-reported health and use of health care services in long-term cancer survivors
    Carina Nord
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cancer 114:307-16. 2005
    ..Further studies are needed to investigate the reasons for increased use of health care services and perceived poor health in cancer survivors...
  76. ncbi The prevalence of nausea in the community: psychological, social and somatic factors
    Tone Tangen Haug
    Department of Psychiatry, Haukeland University Hospital, 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:81-6. 2002
    ..Differential diagnoses of nausea should therefore include both anxiety and depressive conditions...
  77. ncbi 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...
  78. ncbi 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...
  79. ncbi 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...
  80. ncbi The sexual activity questionnaire: pychometric properties and normative data in a norwegian population sample
    Ingvild Vistad
    Department of Gynaecology, Sorlandet Hospital HF, Kristiansand, Norway
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:139-48. 2007
    ..The SAQ is the first patient self-administered questionnaire used to assess female sexuality in Norway, and we wanted to examine the psychometrics of the SAQ, reasons for sexual inactivity, and scorings on the SAQ function scale (SAQ-F)...