Espen Røysamb

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oslo
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Happiness and health: environmental and genetic contributions to the relationship between subjective well-being, perceived health, and somatic illness
    Espen Røysamb
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:1136-46. 2003
  2. pmc The joint structure of DSM-IV Axis I and Axis II disorders
    Espen Røysamb
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health and University of Oslo, Norway
    J Abnorm Psychol 120:198-209. 2011
  3. pmc Structure of genetic and environmental risk factors for dimensional representations of DSM-IV anxiety disorders
    Kristian Tambs
    Department of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Box 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo 3, Norway
    Br J Psychiatry 195:301-7. 2009
  4. pmc Paternal and maternal alcohol abuse and offspring mental distress in the general population: the Nord-Trøndelag health study
    Kamilla Rognmo
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, N 0403, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 12:448. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Personality disorders and long-term sick leave: a population-based study of young adult Norwegian twins
    Line C Gjerde
    Department of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 17:1-9. 2014
  6. pmc Genetic and environmental contributions to the co-occurrence of depressive personality disorder and DSM-IV personality disorders
    Ragnhild E Ørstavik
    Department of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway
    J Pers Disord 26:435-51. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Passive-aggressive (negativistic) personality disorder: a population-based twin study
    Nikolai Czajkowski
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Pers Disord 22:109-22. 2008
  8. doi request reprint A population based family study of symptoms of anxiety and depression: the HUNT study
    Nikolai Czajkowski
    The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Affect Disord 125:355-60. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Recurrent otitis media and tonsillitis: common disease predisposition
    Ellen Kvestad
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1561-8. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on the association between smoking and panic attacks in females: a population-based twin study
    Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud
    The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Psychol Med 34:1271-7. 2004

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Happiness and health: environmental and genetic contributions to the relationship between subjective well-being, perceived health, and somatic illness
    Espen Røysamb
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:1136-46. 2003
    ..Results support a differentiated view of SWB-health relations, and imply that both genes and environment play important roles in the associations between well-being and health...
  2. pmc The joint structure of DSM-IV Axis I and Axis II disorders
    Espen Røysamb
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health and University of Oslo, Norway
    J Abnorm Psychol 120:198-209. 2011
    ..The findings have implications for a meta-structure for the DSM...
  3. pmc Structure of genetic and environmental risk factors for dimensional representations of DSM-IV anxiety disorders
    Kristian Tambs
    Department of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Box 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo 3, Norway
    Br J Psychiatry 195:301-7. 2009
    ..Twin data permit decomposition of comorbidity into genetically and environmentally derived correlations. No previous twin study includes all major forms of anxiety disorder...
  4. pmc Paternal and maternal alcohol abuse and offspring mental distress in the general population: the Nord-Trøndelag health study
    Kamilla Rognmo
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, N 0403, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 12:448. 2012
    ..This study examines the impact of maternal and paternal alcohol abuse on adolescent mental distress, including potentially confounding, mediating or moderating effects of various variables...
  5. doi request reprint Personality disorders and long-term sick leave: a population-based study of young adult Norwegian twins
    Line C Gjerde
    Department of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 17:1-9. 2014
    ..The hypothesis of a causal association was not supported, indicating that the association is explained by overlapping genetic liability between PDs and LTSL. ..
  6. pmc Genetic and environmental contributions to the co-occurrence of depressive personality disorder and DSM-IV personality disorders
    Ragnhild E Ørstavik
    Department of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway
    J Pers Disord 26:435-51. 2012
    ..However, only 5% was due to disorder-specific genetic factors, indicating that a substantial part of the genetic vulnerability to DPD also increases the vulnerability to other PDs...
  7. doi request reprint Passive-aggressive (negativistic) personality disorder: a population-based twin study
    Nikolai Czajkowski
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Pers Disord 22:109-22. 2008
    ....
  8. doi request reprint A population based family study of symptoms of anxiety and depression: the HUNT study
    Nikolai Czajkowski
    The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Affect Disord 125:355-60. 2010
    ..To estimate an upper limit on the heritability of self-reported symptoms of anxiety and depression in a large and population representative nuclear family sample...
  9. ncbi request reprint Recurrent otitis media and tonsillitis: common disease predisposition
    Ellen Kvestad
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1561-8. 2006
    ..To estimate the relative contribution of genetic and environmental effects to the association between recurrent otitis media and recurrent tonsillitis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on the association between smoking and panic attacks in females: a population-based twin study
    Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud
    The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Psychol Med 34:1271-7. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate a hypothesis of shared vulnerability by examining whether panic attacks and cigarette-smoking share genetic or environmental liability factors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on dimensional representations of DSM-IV cluster C personality disorders: a population-based multivariate twin study
    Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Psychol Med 37:645-53. 2007
    ....
  12. pmc Genetic and environmental contributions to long-term sick leave and disability pension: a population-based study of young adult Norwegian twins
    Line C Gjerde
    Department of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:759-66. 2013
    ..However, a non-negligible part of the genetic variance was not shared between the variables, which may contribute to explaining why some progress from LTSL to DP, whereas others return to work. ..
  13. doi request reprint Non-random mating and convergence over time for alcohol consumption, smoking, and exercise: the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
    Helga Ask
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Behav Genet 42:354-65. 2012
    ..Reduced spouse similarity in smoking with relationship duration may reflect secular trends...
  14. pmc The buffering effect of relationship satisfaction on emotional distress in couples
    Gun Mette B Røsand
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 12:66. 2012
    ..The most important aim was to investigate the extent to which high relationship satisfaction in couples acts as a buffer against stressful events...
  15. doi request reprint Predictors and pathways from infancy to symptoms of anxiety and depression in early adolescence
    Evalill Karevold
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Dev Psychol 45:1051-60. 2009
    ..These findings underscore the persisting impact of contextual predictors in families with children less than 5 years of age. The importance of early interventions to prevent adolescent internalizing problems is stressed...
  16. doi request reprint Discordant and concordant alcohol use in spouses as predictors of marital dissolution in the general population: results from the Hunt study
    Fartein A Torvik
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:877-84. 2013
    ..Concordant drinking may lead to increased divorce rates because the malignant effects of heavy drinking are experienced in double doses; alternatively it may lead to marital stability due to partner compatibility...
  17. pmc Major depression and life satisfaction: a population-based twin study
    Ragnhild B Nes
    Division of Mental Health, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Affect Disord 144:51-8. 2013
    ..This study examines the genetic and environmental influences on association between liability to lifetime DSM-IV Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and dispositional life satisfaction (LS)...
  18. doi request reprint Mates and marriage matter: genetic and environmental influences on subjective wellbeing across marital status
    Ragnhild B Nes
    Division of Mental Health, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 13:312-21. 2010
    ..The genetic influences on SWB are thus clearly contingent on the environmental context...
  19. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of anxiety and depression in young adults: genetic and environmental influences on stability and change
    Ragnhild B Nes
    Division of Mental Health, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:450-61. 2007
    ..The results provide strong evidence for the temporal stability of genetic risk factors for symptoms of anxiety and depression in young adults, and substantial sex-specific influences on heritability, stability and change...
  20. pmc Alcohol use and spousal mental distress in a population sample: the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
    Kamilla Rognmo
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, Oslo N 0403, Norway
    BMC Public Health 13:319. 2013
    ..The present study investigates the association between spousal mental distress and both a high consumption of alcohol and having experienced alcohol related problems...
  21. doi request reprint Five-factor personality traits and pain sensitivity: a twin study
    Olav Vassend
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Pain 154:722-8. 2013
    ..21, P<.05). Taken together, these findings suggest that CPI is more consistently related to personality dispositions than HPI, both phenotypically and genetically...
  22. ncbi request reprint The reliability of self-reported childhood otitis media by adults
    Ellen Kvestad
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Pb 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:597-602. 2006
    ..To estimate reliability of retrospective questionnaire data on childhood recurrent otitis media, and to identify factors influencing inconsistency in self-report...
  23. doi request reprint Pathways from maternal distress and child problem behavior to adolescent depressive symptoms: a prospective examination from early childhood to adolescence
    Wendy Nilsen
    Department of Childhood, Development and Cultural Diversity, Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 34:303-13. 2013
    ..e., internalizing and externalizing problems) across childhood and their impact on depressive symptoms during adolescence among girls and boys...
  24. doi request reprint Social skills and depressive symptoms across adolescence: social support as a mediator in girls versus boys
    Wendy Nilsen
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Post Box 4404, Nydalen, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Adolesc 36:11-20. 2013
    ..Preventive programs should also include actions on how girls can cope with interpersonal difficulties...
  25. doi request reprint The Norwegian Twin Registry from a public health perspective: a research update
    Thomas S Nilsen
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:285-95. 2013
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Otitis media: genetic factors and sex differences
    Ellen Kvestad
    Division of Epidemiology, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res 7:239-44. 2004
    ..There is no evidence that different sets of genes influence liability in males and females, but there may be sex differences in the relative importance of genetic effects...
  27. ncbi request reprint Heritability of recurrent tonsillitis
    Ellen Kvestad
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:383-7. 2005
    ..To estimate the relative contribution of genetic and environmental effects on the variance in the liability of recurrent tonsillitis...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of first-aid training in junior high schools
    Anders Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Inj Control Saf Promot 9:99-106. 2002
    ..Both self-efficacy, emotions in situations requiring first-aid skills and attitudes toward giving and learning first aid were of importance for intended behavior...
  29. doi request reprint Risk and protective factors for psychological distress among adolescents: a family study in the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
    Ingri Myklestad
    Division of Mental Health, Department of Children and Adolescents, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, 0403, Oslo, Norway
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:771-82. 2012
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Subjective wellbeing and sleep problems: a bivariate twin study
    Ragnhild B Nes
    Division of Epidemiology, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:440-9. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the results indicate considerable overlap in genetic etiology for SWB and sleep problems, for males and females alike...
  31. ncbi request reprint A comparison of genetic and environmental variance structures for asthma, hay fever and eczema with symptoms of the same diseases: a study of Norwegian twins
    Wenche Nystad
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1302-9. 2005
    ....
  32. pmc Partner relationship satisfaction and maternal emotional distress in early pregnancy
    Gun Mette B Røsand
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 11:161. 2011
    ..The second aim was to assess interaction effects between relationship satisfaction and the main predictors...
  33. ncbi request reprint Perceived difficulty in the theory of planned behaviour: perceived behavioural control or affective attitude?
    Pål Kraft
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway
    Br J Soc Psychol 44:479-96. 2005
    ..One possible consequence may be that the role of PBC as a predictor of intention is somewhat overestimated, whereas the role of (affective) attitude may be similarly underestimated...
  34. doi request reprint Dental anxiety in relation to neuroticism and pain sensitivity. A twin study
    Olav Vassend
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Anxiety Disord 25:302-8. 2011
    ....
  35. pmc Relationship dissatisfaction and other risk factors for future relationship dissolution: a population-based study of 18,523 couples
    Gun Mette B Røsand
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, 0403, Oslo, Norway
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 49:109-19. 2014
    ..The second aim was to assess interaction effects between relationship dissatisfaction and other predictors of relationship dissolution...
  36. pmc Attrition and generalizability in longitudinal studies: findings from a 15-year population-based study and a Monte Carlo simulation study
    Kristin Gustavson
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, NO 0403, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 12:918. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the degree to which attrition leads to biased estimates of means of variables and associations between them...
  37. doi request reprint The effect of change in mental disorder status on change in spousal mental health: the HUNT study
    Mariann Idstad
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 73:1408-15. 2011
    ..The results point to the treatment of mental health problems in couples as a supplement or alternative to individual treatment...
  38. ncbi request reprint Ethnic group, acculturation, and psychiatric problems in young immigrants
    Brit Oppedal
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:646-60. 2005
    ..Finally, we examined the potential mediating effect of acculturation in the relationship between ethnic origin and psychiatric symptoms...
  39. pmc Parental alcohol use and adolescent school adjustment in the general population: results from the HUNT study
    Fartein A Torvik
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 11:706. 2011
    ..The specific effects of maternal and paternal alcohol use are also understudied...
  40. ncbi request reprint Adolescent adjustment and well-being: effects of parental divorce and distress
    Ingunn Størksen
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 47:75-84. 2006
    ..In general effects remained when controlling for demographic factors. Long-term effects of divorce on symptoms of anxiety and depression were stronger among girls than among boys...
  41. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for completed suicide in veterans of peacekeeping: repatriation, negative life events, and marital status
    Siri Thoresen
    Norwegian Center for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies, Oslo, Norway
    Arch Suicide Res 10:353-63. 2006
    ..Preventive measures should focus on careful personnel selection and follow-up of repatriated individuals...
  42. ncbi request reprint Associations between type A behaviour pattern and psychological distress : 28 years of follow-up of the Oslo Study 1972/1973
    Anne Johanne Søgaard
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:216-23. 2008
    ..To investigate the relationships between type A behaviour pattern (TABP) and psychological distress measured in middle aged men participating in two surveys 28 years apart...
  43. doi request reprint The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) - self-report. An analysis of its structure in a multiethnic urban adolescent sample
    Jorg Richter
    Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Eastern and Southern Norway, Oslo, Norway
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:1002-11. 2011
    ..However, its structure, cross-cultural equivalence, and its applicability in ethnic minority groups is still a matter of discussion...
  44. ncbi request reprint Temperament in adults--reliability, stability, and factor structure of the EAS Temperament Survey
    Ane Naerde
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Pers Assess 82:71-9. 2004
    ..Both latent stability factors and time-specific factors accounted for cross-sectional covariances between subscales. Additional research is warranted to guide the further development of the EAS model...