Rolf Wynn

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Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc The recent history of the clinical case report: a narrative review
    Trygve Nissen
    Divison of General Psychiatry, University Hospital of North Norway, N 9291 Tromsø, Norway
    JRSM Short Rep 3:87. 2012
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint The clinical case report: a review of its merits and limitations
    Trygve Nissen
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Res Notes 7:264. 2014
  6. pmc How does nursing staff perceive the use of electronic handover reports? A questionnaire-based study
    Torbjørg Meum
    Telemedicine Research Group, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Telemed Appl 2011:505426. 2011
  7. pmc Impact on continuity of care of decentralized versus partly centralized mental health care in Northern Norway
    Lars Henrik Myklebust
    Psychiatric Research Centre of North Norway, Nordland Hospital Trust, N 8092 Bodø, Norway
    Int J Integr Care 11:e142. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Local psychiatric beds appear to decrease the use of involuntary admission: a case-registry study
    Lars Henrik Myklebust
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø N 9037, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:64. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Giving cell phones to pregnant women and improving services may increase primary health facility utilization: a case-control study of a Nigerian project
    Sunday Oluwafemi Oyeyemi
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, UNN Asgård, N 9291 Tromsø, Norway
    Reprod Health 11:8. 2014
  10. 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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  1. 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...
  2. pmc The recent history of the clinical case report: a narrative review
    Trygve Nissen
    Divison of General Psychiatry, University Hospital of North Norway, N 9291 Tromsø, Norway
    JRSM Short Rep 3:87. 2012
    ..The various causes for its decline and subsequent return are discussed with an emphasis on the recent historical context...
  3. 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
    ....
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint The clinical case report: a review of its merits and limitations
    Trygve Nissen
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Res Notes 7:264. 2014
    ..We searched Google Scholar, PubMed and select textbooks on epidemiology and medical research for articles and book-chapters discussing the merits and limitations of clinical case reports and case series...
  6. pmc How does nursing staff perceive the use of electronic handover reports? A questionnaire-based study
    Torbjørg Meum
    Telemedicine Research Group, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Telemed Appl 2011:505426. 2011
    ..Staff that had a high level of trust in written reports believed these saved time, had little trouble finding time and a place to read the reports, and were more positive to the new handover routine...
  7. pmc Impact on continuity of care of decentralized versus partly centralized mental health care in Northern Norway
    Lars Henrik Myklebust
    Psychiatric Research Centre of North Norway, Nordland Hospital Trust, N 8092 Bodø, Norway
    Int J Integr Care 11:e142. 2011
    ..This type of organization may be advantageous for accessibility and cooperation, but has been given little scientific attention...
  8. doi request reprint Local psychiatric beds appear to decrease the use of involuntary admission: a case-registry study
    Lars Henrik Myklebust
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø N 9037, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:64. 2014
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Giving cell phones to pregnant women and improving services may increase primary health facility utilization: a case-control study of a Nigerian project
    Sunday Oluwafemi Oyeyemi
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, UNN Asgård, N 9291 Tromsø, Norway
    Reprod Health 11:8. 2014
    ....
  10. 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
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Clinicians' experiences with videoconferencing in psychiatry
    Rolf Wynn
    University of Tromsø, Department of Clinical Medicine, Tromso, Norway
    Stud Health Technol Inform 180:1218-20. 2012
    ..Obstacles to use and how they may be overcome are discussed...
  12. pmc Informed citizen and empowered citizen in health: results from an European survey
    Silvina Santana
    Institute of Electronics Engineering and Telematics of Aveiro, Department of Economics, Management and Industrial Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal
    BMC Fam Pract 12:20. 2011
    ....
  13. doi request reprint 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...
  14. pmc Individuals' responses to global CHD risk: a focus group study
    Stacey L Sheridan
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7110, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 76:233-9. 2009
    ..To explore how individuals respond to global coronary heart disease (CHD) risk and use it in combination with treatment information to make decisions to initiate and maintain risk reducing strategies...
  15. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Users' and GPs' causal attributions of illegal substance use: an exploratory interview study
    Rolf Wynn
    Department of Clinical Psychiatry, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 76:227-32. 2009
    ..Increased knowledge about such beliefs--often referred to as causal attributions--may improve mutual understanding and communication between SU and GPs...
  17. doi request reprint 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 request reprint 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...
  19. doi request reprint Factors of importance to involuntary admission
    Lars Henrik Myklebust
    Psychiatric Research Centre of Northern Norway, Nordland Hospital Trust, N 8092 Bodø, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 66:178-82. 2012
    ..Most countries allow for the use of involuntary admission of patients. While some countries have stable or declining rates of involuntary admission, this type of coercion is now on the increase in several European countries...
  20. ncbi request reprint 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...
  21. doi request reprint 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...
  22. doi request reprint Lack of major seasonal variations in self reported sleep-wake rhythms and chronotypes among middle aged and older people at 69 degrees North: the Tromsø Study
    May Trude Johnsen
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Sleep Med 14:140-8. 2013
    ..We aimed to investigate how the extreme photic environment at 69 degrees north, with absence of daylight for 2months in the winter and constant light for 2months in the summer, would affect the sleep-wake rhythm...
  23. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  24. 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
    ....
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint 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...
  27. doi request reprint 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...
  28. 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...
  29. doi request reprint 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...
  30. doi request reprint Neurotrophic factors in serum following ECT: a pilot study
    Ole Grønli
    Department of Specialised Psychiatric Services, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Norway
    World J Biol Psychiatry 10:295-301. 2009
    ..This may be because of physiological differences between animals and humans or, possibly, a result of the small number of patients included in this pilot study...
  31. 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
    ....
  32. doi request reprint 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...
  33. 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...
  34. doi request reprint Coronary patients who returned to work had stronger internal locus of control beliefs than those who did not return to work
    Svein Bergvik
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Br J Health Psychol 17:596-608. 2012
    ..The aim was to determine psychosocial and treatment-related factors associated with RTW among PCI and CABG patients in Northern Norway...
  35. doi request reprint 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency is common in psychogeriatric patients, independent of diagnosis
    Ole Grønli
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 14:134. 2014
    ..This study aimed to establish the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in elderly patients with a wider range of psychiatric diagnoses...
  37. pmc Zinc deficiency is common in several psychiatric disorders
    Ole Grønli
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway Division of Addictions and Specialized Psychiatric Services, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    PLoS ONE 8:e82793. 2013
    ..There is, however, little knowledge about zinc levels in older persons with other psychiatric diagnoses. Therefore, we explore the zinc status of elderly patients suffering from a wide range of psychiatric disorders...
  38. 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...
  39. doi request reprint 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...
  40. 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...
  41. doi request reprint 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint 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...
  43. pmc Reduction in mental distress among substance users receiving inpatient treatment
    Ellen Hoxmark
    Department of Substance Use and Specialized Psychiatric Services, University Hospital of Northern Norway, 9291 Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Ment Health Syst 4:30. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  44. ncbi request reprint 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint 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...
  46. doi request reprint 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...
  47. ncbi request reprint [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...
  48. ncbi request reprint Attitudes to the use of diagnostic instruments among clinicians in northern Norway
    Rolf Wynn
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:313. 2005
  49. ncbi request reprint Travel time and the use of psychiatric outpatient clinic services in coastal Northern Norway
    Kristoffer Skarsvåg
    Can J Psychiatry 49:153-4. 2004