Torbjørn Torsheim

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bergen
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sense of coherence and school-related stress as predictors of subjective health complaints in early adolescence: interactive, indirect or direct relationships?
    T Torsheim
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 53:603-14. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint School-related stress, social support, and distress: prospective analysis of reciprocal and multilevel relationships
    Torbjorn Torsheim
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 44:153-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Material deprivation and self-rated health: a multilevel study of adolescents from 22 European and North American countries
    Torbjorn Torsheim
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Christiesgt 13, Bergen N 5015, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 59:1-12. 2004
  4. pmc Screen-based activities and physical complaints among adolescents from the Nordic countries
    Torbjørn Torsheim
    Department of Psychosocial Science, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 10:324. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Are parental health habits transmitted to their children? An eight year longitudinal study of physical activity in adolescents and their parents
    Norman Anderssen
    Department of Psychosocial Science, University of Bergen, Christiesgt 12, N 5015 Bergen, Norway
    J Adolesc 29:513-24. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Cross-national variation of gender differences in adolescent subjective health in Europe and North America
    Torbjørn Torsheim
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Christiesgt 13, N 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 62:815-27. 2006
  7. pmc Local school policies increase physical activity in Norwegian secondary schools
    Ellen Haug
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Health Promot Int 25:63-72. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire in the Bergen Child Study: a conceptually and methodically motivated structural analysis
    Bjarte Sanne
    Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Psychol Assess 21:352-64. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Normative processes and adolescents' smoking behaviour in Norway: a multilevel analysis
    Nora Wiium
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Christiesgt 13, 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 62:1810-8. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the school-based smoking-prevention program "BE smokeFREE"
    Ola Jøsendal
    Research Center for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 46:189-99. 2005

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Sense of coherence and school-related stress as predictors of subjective health complaints in early adolescence: interactive, indirect or direct relationships?
    T Torsheim
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 53:603-14. 2001
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint School-related stress, social support, and distress: prospective analysis of reciprocal and multilevel relationships
    Torbjorn Torsheim
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 44:153-9. 2003
    ..The results are consistent with a transactional and dynamic model of stress, support, and distress, and indicate the need to view school-related stress, support, and distress as mutually dependent factors...
  3. ncbi request reprint Material deprivation and self-rated health: a multilevel study of adolescents from 22 European and North American countries
    Torbjorn Torsheim
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Christiesgt 13, Bergen N 5015, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 59:1-12. 2004
    ..96 (3.38, 18.75)). The findings highlight the multilevel effects of deprivation at the individual, local, and national level...
  4. pmc Screen-based activities and physical complaints among adolescents from the Nordic countries
    Torbjørn Torsheim
    Department of Psychosocial Science, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 10:324. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Are parental health habits transmitted to their children? An eight year longitudinal study of physical activity in adolescents and their parents
    Norman Anderssen
    Department of Psychosocial Science, University of Bergen, Christiesgt 12, N 5015 Bergen, Norway
    J Adolesc 29:513-24. 2006
    ..This may mean that parental physical activity is not transmitted to their children to the degree that is often believed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cross-national variation of gender differences in adolescent subjective health in Europe and North America
    Torbjørn Torsheim
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Christiesgt 13, N 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 62:815-27. 2006
    ..The findings underscore the need to incorporate socio-contextual factors in the study of gender health inequalities during adolescence...
  7. pmc Local school policies increase physical activity in Norwegian secondary schools
    Ellen Haug
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Health Promot Int 25:63-72. 2010
    ..The results are encouraging and give scientific support to policy documents recommending the implementation of school policies to increase physical activity...
  8. doi request reprint The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire in the Bergen Child Study: a conceptually and methodically motivated structural analysis
    Bjarte Sanne
    Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Psychol Assess 21:352-64. 2009
    ..To test Goodman's theoretical 5-factor model of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) in an analysis of the Norwegian parent (P) and teacher (T) versions of the questionnaire...
  9. ncbi request reprint Normative processes and adolescents' smoking behaviour in Norway: a multilevel analysis
    Nora Wiium
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Christiesgt 13, 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 62:1810-8. 2006
    ..Future intervention could address different types of norms as well as the effect of shared context to help prevent adolescents from smoking...
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the school-based smoking-prevention program "BE smokeFREE"
    Ola Jøsendal
    Research Center for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 46:189-99. 2005
    ..This school-based intervention, based on a social influence approach, proved to be effective at reducing smoking rates among participants...
  11. ncbi request reprint Tracking of physical activity in adolescence
    Norman Anderssen
    Department of Psychosocial Science, University of Bergen, Norway
    Res Q Exerc Sport 76:119-29. 2005
    ..The least active persons during early adolescence were those least likely to change during their teenage years. In sum, the findings indicated a weak tendency of tracking of physical activity through adolescence...
  12. ncbi request reprint The destructiveness of laissez-faire leadership behavior
    Anders Skogstad
    University of Bergen, Faculty of Psychology, Bergen, Norway
    J Occup Health Psychol 12:80-92. 2007
    ..The results support the assumption that laissez-faire leadership behavior is a destructive leadership behavior...
  13. pmc Comparing physical exercise in groups to group cognitive behaviour therapy for the treatment of panic disorder in a randomized controlled trial
    Anders Hovland
    University of Bergen, and Solli District Psychiatric Centre DPS, Nesttun, Norway
    Behav Cogn Psychother 41:408-32. 2013
    ..Assessment of controlled long-term effects and the clinical significance of the treatment are also lacking...
  14. pmc Family affluence and cultural capital as indicators of social inequalities in adolescent's eating behaviours: a population-based survey
    Anne Siri Fismen
    Department of Health Promotion and Development, University of Bergen, Christiesgate 13, Bergen, 5015, Norway
    BMC Public Health 12:1036. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate if material capital and cultural capital individually and independently contribute to the prediction of eating habits in the Norwegian adolescent population...
  15. pmc Changes in alcohol use and relationship satisfaction in Norwegian couples during pregnancy
    Sonja Mellingen
    Centre for Evidence Based Practice, Bergen University College, Møllendalsveien 6, 5009, Bergen, Norway
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 8:5. 2013
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  16. ncbi request reprint Development of a Facebook Addiction Scale
    Cecilie Schou Andreassen
    Department of Psychosocial Science, University of Bergen, The Bergen Clinics Foundation, Norway
    Psychol Rep 110:501-17. 2012
    ..Also, they were positively related to Neuroticism and Extraversion, and negatively related to Conscientiousness. High scores on the new scale were associated with delayed bedtimes and rising times...
  17. doi request reprint Time trends in sleep-onset difficulties among Norwegian adolescents: 1983--2005
    Stale Pallesen
    Department of Psychosocial Science, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 36:889-95. 2008
    ..To investigate trend data in the prevalence of sleep-onset difficulties among Norwegian adolescents covering the age groups 11, 13 and 15 years...
  18. pmc The characteristics of the outdoor school environment associated with physical activity
    Ellen Haug
    Faculty of Psychology, Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Christiesgate 13, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Health Educ Res 25:248-56. 2010
    ..Therefore, improving the outdoor environment should be considered in physical activity promotion school programs in secondary schools...
  19. doi request reprint Adding a baby to the equation. married and cohabiting women's relationship satisfaction in the transition to parenthood
    Øystein Mortensen
    Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Fam Process 51:122-39. 2012
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  20. pmc Physical environmental characteristics and individual interests as correlates of physical activity in Norwegian secondary schools: the health behaviour in school-aged children study
    Ellen Haug
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Christiesgt, 13, N 5020, Bergen, Norway
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:47. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint The global epidemiology of anabolic-androgenic steroid use: a meta-analysis and meta-regression analysis
    Dominic Sagoe
    Department of Psychosocial Science, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 24:383-98. 2014
    ..To estimate the global lifetime prevalence rate of anabolic-androgenic steroid (AAS) use and investigate moderators of the prevalence rate...
  22. pmc Is spending time in screen-based sedentary behaviors associated with less physical activity: a cross national investigation
    Ole Melkevik
    University of Bergen, Faculty of Psychology, Christiesgate 13, N 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:46. 2010
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  23. ncbi request reprint Subjective health complaints in adolescence: dimensional structure and variation across gender and age
    Jørn Hetland
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 30:223-30. 2002
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate dimensional structures in subjective health complaints in adolescents and to examine the variation in levels and dimensionality across gender and age groups...
  24. pmc Tracking of leisure-time physical activity during adolescence and young adulthood: a 10-year longitudinal study
    Lise Kjønniksen
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:69. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to show how participation in leisure-time physical activity changes between ages 13 to 23, and to what extent engaging in specific types of sports tracks into young adulthood...
  25. pmc Country material distribution and adolescents' perceived health: multilevel study of adolescents in 27 countries
    Torbjorn Torsheim
    University of Bergen, Department Education and Health Promotion, Christiesgt 13, N 5015, Bergen, Norway
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:156-61. 2006
    ..To assess the impact of country material distribution on adolescents' perceptions of health...
  26. doi request reprint An international scoring system for self-reported health complaints in adolescents
    Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer
    School of Public Health, WHO Collaborating Center for Child and Adolescent Health Promotion, University of Bielefeld, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 18:294-9. 2008
    ..Rasch measurement analysis and investigation of differential item functioning (DIF) were conducted...
  27. ncbi request reprint National and school policies on restrictions of teacher smoking: a multilevel analysis of student exposure to teacher smoking in seven European countries
    Bente Wold
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Health Educ Res 19:217-26. 2004
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