Rolf Wynn

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi Medicate, restrain or seclude? Strategies for dealing with violent and threatening behaviour in a Norwegian university psychiatric hospital
    Rolf Wynn
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 16:287-91. 2002
  2. doi Attitudes to coercion at two Norwegian psychiatric units
    Rolf Wynn
    Psychiatric Research Centre of Northern Norway, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 65:133-7. 2011
  3. doi Psychometric properties of the Type D scale (DS14) in Norwegian cardiac patients
    Svein Bergvik
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 51:334-40. 2010
  4. doi Eating disorders: challenges in the later phases of the recovery process: a qualitative study of patients' experiences
    Gunn Pettersen
    Department of Health and Care Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 27:92-8. 2013
  5. doi Approach and avoidance coping and regulatory focus in patients having coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Svein Bergvik
    University of Tromsø and University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    J Health Psychol 15:915-24. 2010
  6. pmc Optimal sleep duration in the subarctic with respect to obesity risk is 8-9 hours
    May Trude Johnsen
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    PLoS ONE 8:e56756. 2013
  7. doi Language use in an internet support group for smoking cessation: development of sense of community
    Sara M Vambheim
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Inform Health Soc Care 38:67-78. 2013
  8. pmc Avatars using computer/smartphone mediated communication and social networking in prevention of sexually transmitted diseases among North-Norwegian youngsters
    Elia Gabarron
    NST Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:120. 2012
  9. ncbi Staff's attitudes to the use of restraint and seclusion in a Norwegian university psychiatric hospital
    Rolf Wynn
    Department of Psychiatric Outpatient Services, Asgård University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 57:453-9. 2003
  10. pmc European citizens' use of E-health services: a study of seven countries
    Hege K Andreassen
    Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Public Health 7:53. 2007

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi Medicate, restrain or seclude? Strategies for dealing with violent and threatening behaviour in a Norwegian university psychiatric hospital
    Rolf Wynn
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 16:287-91. 2002
    ..Pharmacological restraint was preferred more often with female patients and older patients with a nonorganic psychotic disorder. Seclusion was preferred more often with older male patients with an organic psychotic disorder...
  2. doi Attitudes to coercion at two Norwegian psychiatric units
    Rolf Wynn
    Psychiatric Research Centre of Northern Norway, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 65:133-7. 2011
    ..Many countries allow for the use of restraint and seclusion in emergencies with psychiatric inpatients. Authors have suggested that the attitudes of staff are of importance to the use of restraint and seclusion...
  3. doi Psychometric properties of the Type D scale (DS14) in Norwegian cardiac patients
    Svein Bergvik
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 51:334-40. 2010
    ..The variation in Type D prevalence among studies needs further elucidation as does the predictive power of continuous scoring of the Type D trait...
  4. doi Eating disorders: challenges in the later phases of the recovery process: a qualitative study of patients' experiences
    Gunn Pettersen
    Department of Health and Care Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 27:92-8. 2013
    ....
  5. doi Approach and avoidance coping and regulatory focus in patients having coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Svein Bergvik
    University of Tromsø and University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    J Health Psychol 15:915-24. 2010
    ..g. persistent search for the diagnosis, mental preparation for surgery). RFT versus approach/avoidant coping is discussed. RFT may contribute to our understanding of motivational cognitions in patients' coping with illness and treatment...
  6. pmc Optimal sleep duration in the subarctic with respect to obesity risk is 8-9 hours
    May Trude Johnsen
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    PLoS ONE 8:e56756. 2013
    ....
  7. doi Language use in an internet support group for smoking cessation: development of sense of community
    Sara M Vambheim
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Inform Health Soc Care 38:67-78. 2013
    ..The increase in the use of collective words suggests that there appears to be a development of a sense of community in the forum over time. More research is needed to study the importance of an online sense of community...
  8. pmc Avatars using computer/smartphone mediated communication and social networking in prevention of sexually transmitted diseases among North-Norwegian youngsters
    Elia Gabarron
    NST Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:120. 2012
    ..The main objective of this project is to achieve that North Norwegian youngsters become more aware of STDs through the use of popular technologies among young people...
  9. ncbi Staff's attitudes to the use of restraint and seclusion in a Norwegian university psychiatric hospital
    Rolf Wynn
    Department of Psychiatric Outpatient Services, Asgård University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 57:453-9. 2003
    ..There is a need for informing all staff about the negative effects of restraint and seclusion and for training staff in less restrictive ways in dealing with aggressive and violent patients...
  10. pmc European citizens' use of E-health services: a study of seven countries
    Hege K Andreassen
    Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Public Health 7:53. 2007
    ..European citizens are increasingly being offered Internet health services. This study investigated patterns of health-related Internet use, its consequences, and citizens' expectations about their doctors' provision of e-health services...
  11. doi Physical restraint and near death of a psychiatric patient
    Trygve Nissen
    Division of General Psychiatry, University Hospital of North Norway, N 9291, Tromsø, Norway
    J Forensic Sci 58:259-62. 2013
    ..Psychiatrists and pathologists should be aware that physically restraining a patient in the prone position with a significant weight load on the torso can, in rare cases, lead to asphyxiation...
  12. pmc Using noninferiority tests to evaluate telemedicine and e-health services: systematic review
    Per Egil Kummervold
    Northern Research Institute, Tromsø, Norway
    J Med Internet Res 14:e132. 2012
    ..An increasing number of studies within the field of telemedicine and e-health are designed as noninferiority studies, aiming to show that the telemedicine/e-health solution is not inferior to the traditional way of treating patients...
  13. doi Loss of activities and its effect on the well-being of substance abusers
    Ellen Hoxmark
    Department of Substance Use and Specialized Psychiatric Services, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Scand J Occup Ther 19:78-83. 2012
    ..The authors examined the number of past, recent, and desired future activities of patients being admitted to five units for inpatient substance abuse treatment at a Norwegian university hospital...
  14. pmc Clinical confidence following an interprofessional educational program on eating disorders for health care professionals: a qualitative analysis
    Gunn Pettersen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    J Multidiscip Healthc 5:201-5. 2012
    ..The present findings add nuances to this concept in terms of state-dependent encouragement, engagement, and a potential to act and to cross professional borders in order to better treat complex mental disorders...
  15. pmc Predictors of mental distress among substance abusers receiving inpatient treatment
    Ellen Hoxmark
    Department of Substance Use and Specialized Psychiatric Services, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 5:15. 2010
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  16. ncbi Exaggerations in consultations between psychiatrists and patients suffering from psychotic disorders
    Rolf Wynn
    University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Commun Med 6:95-105. 2009
    ....
  17. doi Psychologists and coercion: decisions regarding involuntary psychiatric admission and treatment in a group of Norwegian psychologists
    Rolf Wynn
    Department of Clinical Psychiatry, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, UNN Asgård, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 61:433-7. 2007
    ..Higher age, female sex and prior experience with coercion were positive predictors of willingness to coerce...
  18. ncbi Qualities clients wish for in their therapists
    Henrik Littauer
    Psychiatric Research Centre of Northern Norway, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 19:28-31. 2005
    ..The findings underline the importance of the nonspecific and interpersonal aspects of therapists' behaviour in the alliance-building process...
  19. ncbi Coronary bypass surgery patients' experiences with treatment and perioperative care - a qualitative interview-based study
    Süsann Bäckström
    Operating Department, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    J Nurs Manag 14:140-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine how coronary bypass surgery patients experienced their care...
  20. pmc Which factors influence psychiatric diagnosing in substance abuse treatment?
    Rolf Wynn
    Division of Addictions and Specialized Psychiatric Services, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, N 9291, Norway
    Int J Ment Health Syst 7:17. 2013
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  21. pmc Is there a negative impact of winter on mental distress and sleeping problems in the subarctic: the Tromsø Study
    May Trude Johnsen
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 12:225. 2012
    ..Prior studies have suggested that the darkness of winter impacts the level of mental distress and sleeping problems. Our study investigated whether people living in the sub-arctic had more sleeping problems or mental distress during winter...
  22. pmc Health information accessed on the internet: the development in 5 European countries
    Per Egil Kummervold
    Northern Research Institute, Tromsø, Norway Telemedicine Research Group, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Telemed Appl 2012:297416. 2012
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  23. pmc Psychopathy in women: theoretical and clinical perspectives
    Rolf Wynn
    Department of Forensic Psychiatry, Division of Addiction and Specialized Psychiatric Services, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Womens Health 4:257-63. 2012
    ..While emphasizing the similarities as well as the differences between the sexes, we discuss the matters of prevalence, behavioral expressions, comorbidity, progression, and treatment of the disorder...
  24. doi The use of short message service (SMS) among hospitalized coronary patients
    Svein Bergvik
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Faculty of Health Sciences, Tromsø, Norway
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 34:390-7. 2012
    ..Despite the importance of this technology in everyday life, little is known about how patients draw on SMS to keep in contact with family and friends during their hospitalization...
  25. ncbi Empathy in general practice consultations: a qualitative analysis
    Rolf Wynn
    Psychiatric Centre for Tromsø and Karlsøy, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 14:163-9. 2005
    ..In the present study, it was a main aim to carry out a detailed qualitative study of actual sequences through which empathy was achieved, by focusing on the form, function, and categorisation of such sequences...
  26. doi Eating disorders and psychoeducation--patients' experiences of healing processes
    Gunn Pettersen
    Department of Research and Development, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 25:12-8. 2011
    ..There is a need for more knowledge about how to bring about an effective interplay between treatment and psychoeducative programmes...
  27. pmc Integrating psychoeducation in a basic computer skills course for people suffering from social anxiety: participants' experiences
    Hildegard D Löhr
    Division of General Psychiatry, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    J Multidiscip Healthc 4:311-9. 2011
    ..Most participants were motivated to undertake further occupational rehabilitation after the course...
  28. doi Use of the internet for health purposes: trends in Norway 2000-2010
    Silje Wangberg
    Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 23:691-6. 2009
    ..This includes more detailed analyses of changes in latter years, current uses, valuation as source of health information, reported effects and projected developments...
  29. ncbi Attitudes to the use of diagnostic instruments among clinicians in northern Norway
    Rolf Wynn
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:313. 2005
  30. ncbi Nurse training of a patient-centered information procedure for CABG patients
    Svein Bergvik
    Department of Clinical Psychiatry, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 70:227-33. 2008
    ..This article describes how challenging interactions were recorded and analysed for training nurses in the patient-centred approach...
  31. ncbi Travel time and the use of psychiatric outpatient clinic services in coastal Northern Norway
    Kristoffer Skarsvåg
    Can J Psychiatry 49:153-4. 2004
  32. ncbi [Health-related use of the Internet in the Norwegian population]
    Hege K Andreassen
    Nasjonalt senter for telemedisin, Universitetssykehuset Nord Norge, 9038 Tromsø
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:2950-2. 2006
    ..The use of the Internet for health purposes increases in the Norwegian population, more in some demographic groups than in others. In this questionnaire-based study, we explore the use of the Internet for such purposes...