Anja Vaskinn

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oslo
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Social cognition and clinical insight in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
    Anja Vaskinn
    KG Jebsen Centre for Psychosis Research, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:445-51. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Using the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test to assess learning potential in normal IQ schizophrenia: does it have potential?
    Anja Vaskinn
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Oslo, and Oslo University Hospital, Aker, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 63:405-11. 2009
  3. pmc Apathy is associated with executive functioning in first episode psychosis
    Ann Faerden
    Ulleval University Hospital, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 9:1. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Emotion perception and learning potential: mediators between neurocognition and social problem-solving in schizophrenia?
    Anja Vaskinn
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:279-88. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Can learning potential in schizophrenia be assessed with the standard CVLT-II? An exploratory study
    Anja Vaskinn
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 49:179-86. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Sex differences in neuropsychological performance and social functioning in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
    Anja Vaskinn
    Oslo University Hospital, Psychosis Research Unit, Oslo, Norway
    Neuropsychology 25:499-510. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Social problem-solving in high-functioning schizophrenia: specific deficits in sending skills
    Anja Vaskinn
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Psychiatry Res 165:215-23. 2009
  8. doi request reprint The challenges of ecological validity in the measurement of social perception in schizophrenia
    Anja Vaskinn
    Clinic for Mental Health, Oslo University Hospital Aker, Oslo, Norway
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:700-2. 2009
  9. pmc Neurocognitive dysfunction in bipolar and schizophrenia spectrum disorders depends on history of psychosis rather than diagnostic group
    Carmen Simonsen
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Schizophr Bull 37:73-83. 2011
  10. pmc Delusions are associated with poor cognitive insight in schizophrenia
    John A Engh
    Section of Psychosis Research, Division of Psychiatry, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Schizophr Bull 36:830-5. 2010

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Social cognition and clinical insight in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
    Anja Vaskinn
    KG Jebsen Centre for Psychosis Research, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:445-51. 2013
    ..Poorer insight was associated with higher symptom load. Social cognition seems to be of importance for clinical insight in schizophrenia, whereas symptoms are important in bipolar I disorder...
  2. doi request reprint Using the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test to assess learning potential in normal IQ schizophrenia: does it have potential?
    Anja Vaskinn
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Oslo, and Oslo University Hospital, Aker, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 63:405-11. 2009
    ..Learning potential, a dynamic multi-administration approach to assessment, is claimed to predict functional outcome in schizophrenia better than traditional single-administration neuropsychological tests...
  3. pmc Apathy is associated with executive functioning in first episode psychosis
    Ann Faerden
    Ulleval University Hospital, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 9:1. 2009
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  4. doi request reprint Emotion perception and learning potential: mediators between neurocognition and social problem-solving in schizophrenia?
    Anja Vaskinn
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:279-88. 2008
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Can learning potential in schizophrenia be assessed with the standard CVLT-II? An exploratory study
    Anja Vaskinn
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 49:179-86. 2008
    ..This standard administration approach is a promising, time-saving alternative to the modified tests of learning potential used so far...
  6. doi request reprint Sex differences in neuropsychological performance and social functioning in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
    Anja Vaskinn
    Oslo University Hospital, Psychosis Research Unit, Oslo, Norway
    Neuropsychology 25:499-510. 2011
    ..To investigate sex differences in neurocognition and social functioning in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder and the possible role of sex as a moderator of this relationship...
  7. doi request reprint Social problem-solving in high-functioning schizophrenia: specific deficits in sending skills
    Anja Vaskinn
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Psychiatry Res 165:215-23. 2009
    ....
  8. doi request reprint The challenges of ecological validity in the measurement of social perception in schizophrenia
    Anja Vaskinn
    Clinic for Mental Health, Oslo University Hospital Aker, Oslo, Norway
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:700-2. 2009
    ..This study shows that the 2 approaches to ecological validity can dissociate. Hence, it is important for investigators to conduct psychometric investigations when borrowing measures from social psychology for schizophrenia research...
  9. pmc Neurocognitive dysfunction in bipolar and schizophrenia spectrum disorders depends on history of psychosis rather than diagnostic group
    Carmen Simonsen
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Schizophr Bull 37:73-83. 2011
    ..We asked whether neurocognitive dysfunction in bipolar and schizophrenia spectrum disorders depends more on history of psychosis than diagnostic category or subtype...
  10. pmc Delusions are associated with poor cognitive insight in schizophrenia
    John A Engh
    Section of Psychosis Research, Division of Psychiatry, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Schizophr Bull 36:830-5. 2010
    ..The present findings suggest that delusions are associated with low cognitive insight, whereas solitary hallucinations may be associated with high cognitive insight...
  11. doi request reprint Verbal learning contributes to cognitive insight in schizophrenia independently of affective and psychotic symptoms
    John A Engh
    Psychosis Research Unit, Division of Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo, Norway
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:1059-63. 2011
    ..We examined the relationship between cognitive insight and neurocognition, as well as the contribution of neurocognition in explaining cognitive insight...
  12. doi request reprint Neurocognitive profiles in bipolar I and bipolar II disorder: differences in pattern and magnitude of dysfunction
    Carmen Simonsen
    Department of Psychiatry, Ulleval University Hospital, and Institute of Psychology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Bipolar Disord 10:245-55. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether patients with bipolar I and bipolar II disorder have different neurocognitive profiles...
  13. doi request reprint Psychosocial function in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: Relationship to neurocognition and clinical symptoms
    Carmen Simonsen
    Psychosis Research Section, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16:771-83. 2010
    ..Despite differences in neurocognition and psychosocial function, groups showed the same pattern in prediction of functioning irrespective of DSM-IV or clinical definition...
  14. doi request reprint Validation of the Norwegian version of the Social Functioning Scale (SFS) for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
    Tone Hellvin
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Oslo, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 51:525-33. 2010
    ..Thus, SFS adds valuable information as a supplement to standard clinician-rated assessment tools of social functioning, suited both for research and clinical work...
  15. doi request reprint Measurement of insight in patients with bipolar disorder: are self-rated scales developed for patients with schizophrenia applicable?
    Halldora Jonsdottir
    Department of Psychiatry, Building 49, University of Oslo, Ulleval University Hospital, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:333-5. 2008
    ..This suggests a cautious use of the scale across different diagnostic groups...
  16. doi request reprint Medication adherence in outpatients with severe mental disorders: relation between self-reports and serum level
    Halldora Jonsdottir
    Section for Psychosis Research, Department of Psychiatry, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 30:169-75. 2010
    ..In this naturalistic sample, outpatients with severe mental disorders showed relatively good adherence to prescribed medication, and self-report questionnaires seem to be a valid method for measuring adherence...
  17. ncbi request reprint The level of cardiovascular risk factors in bipolar disorder equals that of schizophrenia: a comparative study
    Astrid B Birkenaes
    Division of Psychiatry, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:917-23. 2007
    ..It also compares the prevalence of risk factors in each diagnostic group with the general population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic characteristics and cardiovascular risk factors in patients with severe mental disorders compared with the general population
    Astrid B Birkenaes
    Department of Psychiatry, Ulleval University Hospital and University of Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:425-33. 2006
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