Sverre Bergh

Summary

Affiliation: Sykehuset Innlandet
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cohort profile: the Health and Memory Study (HMS): a dementia cohort linked to the HUNT study in Norway
    Sverre Bergh
    Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway, HUNT Research Centre, Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Levanger, Norway, Namsos Hospital, Nord Trøndelag Health Trust, Namsos, Norway, Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, Levanger Hospital, Nord Trøndelag Health Trust, Levanger, Norway, Department of Geriatrics, St Olav Hospital, University Hospital of Trondheim, Norway and Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 43:1759-68. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Norwegian version of the Severe Impairment Battery (SIB)
    Sverre Bergh
    Research Centre of Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:896-902. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Dementia and neuropsychiatric symptoms in nursing-home patients in Nord-Trøndelag County
    Sverre Bergh
    Centre for Old Age Psychiatry Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 132:1956-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Discontinuation of antidepressants in people with dementia and neuropsychiatric symptoms (DESEP study): double blind, randomised, parallel group, placebo controlled trial
    Sverre Bergh
    Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, N 2312 Ottestad, Norway
    BMJ 344:e1566. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The course of neuropsychiatric symptoms in patients with dementia in Norwegian nursing homes
    Sverre Bergh
    Centre of Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:1231-9. 2011
  6. pmc Alcohol consumption and risk of dementia up to 27 years later in a large, population-based sample: the HUNT study, Norway
    Ellen Melbye Langballe
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, 0403, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 30:1049-56. 2015
  7. doi request reprint Antipsychotic Drug Use Is Not Associated With Long-Term Mortality Risk in Norwegian Nursing Home Patients
    Geir Selbæk
    Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Ageing and Health, Vestfold Hospital Trust, Tønsberg, Norway Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway HØKH, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 17:464.e1-7. 2016
  8. doi request reprint The prevalence and course of neuropsychiatric symptoms in nursing home patients with dementia: a systematic review
    Geir Selbæk
    Department for Research and Development, Division of Mental Health Services, Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:161-9. 2013
  9. doi request reprint The Reliability and Validity of the Norwegian Version of the Quality of Life in Late-Stage Dementia Scale
    Irene Røen
    Centre of Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 40:233-42. 2015
  10. pmc The course of depression in late life as measured by the Montgomery and Asberg Depression Rating Scale in an observational study of hospitalized patients
    Tom Borza
    Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Sanderud, PO Box 68, 2312, Ottestad, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 15:191. 2015

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Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Cohort profile: the Health and Memory Study (HMS): a dementia cohort linked to the HUNT study in Norway
    Sverre Bergh
    Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway, HUNT Research Centre, Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Levanger, Norway, Namsos Hospital, Nord Trøndelag Health Trust, Namsos, Norway, Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, Levanger Hospital, Nord Trøndelag Health Trust, Levanger, Norway, Department of Geriatrics, St Olav Hospital, University Hospital of Trondheim, Norway and Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 43:1759-68. 2014
    ..Researchers interested in the HMS study are invited to contact HUNT at hunt@medisin.ntnu.no. ..
  2. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Norwegian version of the Severe Impairment Battery (SIB)
    Sverre Bergh
    Research Centre of Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:896-902. 2008
    ..We have conducted a study to assess the inter-rater reliability and the validity of the Norwegian version of SIB...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dementia and neuropsychiatric symptoms in nursing-home patients in Nord-Trøndelag County
    Sverre Bergh
    Centre for Old Age Psychiatry Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 132:1956-9. 2012
    ..Earlier studies have revealed a high prevalence of dementia among nursing home patients. We conducted a descriptive study of dementia and neuropsychiatric symptoms among patients in nursing homes in Nord-Trøndelag County, Norway...
  4. doi request reprint Discontinuation of antidepressants in people with dementia and neuropsychiatric symptoms (DESEP study): double blind, randomised, parallel group, placebo controlled trial
    Sverre Bergh
    Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, N 2312 Ottestad, Norway
    BMJ 344:e1566. 2012
    ..To determine the effect of discontinuing antidepressant treatment in people with dementia and neuropsychiatric symptoms...
  5. doi request reprint The course of neuropsychiatric symptoms in patients with dementia in Norwegian nursing homes
    Sverre Bergh
    Centre of Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:1231-9. 2011
    ..Studies on the prevalence, incidence, persistence and resolution of NPS in patients living in nursing homes are sparse. The aim of this study was to evaluate the course of NPS in patients with dementia living in Norwegian nursing homes...
  6. pmc Alcohol consumption and risk of dementia up to 27 years later in a large, population-based sample: the HUNT study, Norway
    Ellen Melbye Langballe
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, 0403, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 30:1049-56. 2015
    ..When adjusting for other factors associated with dementia, frequent alcohol drinking, but not abstaining from alcohol, is associated with increased dementia risk compared to drinking alcohol infrequently...
  7. doi request reprint Antipsychotic Drug Use Is Not Associated With Long-Term Mortality Risk in Norwegian Nursing Home Patients
    Geir Selbæk
    Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Ageing and Health, Vestfold Hospital Trust, Tønsberg, Norway Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway HØKH, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 17:464.e1-7. 2016
    ..To assess the long-term mortality risk associated with antipsychotic drug (AP) use in nursing homes...
  8. doi request reprint The prevalence and course of neuropsychiatric symptoms in nursing home patients with dementia: a systematic review
    Geir Selbæk
    Department for Research and Development, Division of Mental Health Services, Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:161-9. 2013
    ..Previous studies have indicated that the prevalence is particularly high in nursing home (NH) patients. However, differences in methodology in studies of the prevalence and course of NPSs have made it difficult to compare their results...
  9. doi request reprint The Reliability and Validity of the Norwegian Version of the Quality of Life in Late-Stage Dementia Scale
    Irene Røen
    Centre of Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 40:233-42. 2015
    ..To translate the Quality of Life in Late-Stage Dementia (QUALID) Scale into Norwegian, and to evaluate the test-retest reliability and validity of the scale...
  10. pmc The course of depression in late life as measured by the Montgomery and Asberg Depression Rating Scale in an observational study of hospitalized patients
    Tom Borza
    Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Sanderud, PO Box 68, 2312, Ottestad, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 15:191. 2015
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  11. pmc TIME - Targeted interdisciplinary model for evaluation and treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms: protocol for an effectiveness-implementation cluster randomized hybrid trial
    Bjørn Lichtwarck
    Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 16:233. 2016
    ..The Targeted Interdisciplinary Model for Evaluation and Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms (TIME) represents such an approach and is a multicomponent intervention based on the theoretical framework of cognitive behavioural therapy...
  12. doi request reprint The course of depressive symptoms as measured by the Cornell scale for depression in dementia over 74 months in 1158 nursing home residents
    Tom Borza
    Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 175:209-16. 2015
    ..This study aimed to investigate the course of depressive symptoms as measured by the Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia (CSDD) and associated explanatory demographic and clinical variables...
  13. ncbi request reprint Norwegian version of the rating anxiety in dementia scale (RAID-N): a validity and reliability study
    Alka R Goyal
    a Centre of Old Age Psychiatry Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    Aging Ment Health . 2016
    ..Dementia-specific anxiety scales in the Norwegian language are lacking; the aim of this study was to investigate the validity and inter-rater reliability of a Norwegian version of the Rating Anxiety in Dementia (RAID-N) scale...
  14. doi request reprint The course of neuropsychiatric symptoms in nursing-home patients with dementia over a 53-month follow-up period
    Geir Selbaek
    Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway
    Int Psychogeriatr 26:81-91. 2014
    ..Neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) are prevalent in nursing-home (NH) patients with dementia, but little is known about the long-term course of these symptoms...
  15. doi request reprint Signs of Imminent Dying and Change in Symptom Intensity During Pharmacological Treatment in Dying Nursing Home Patients: A Prospective Trajectory Study
    Reidun K Sandvik
    Centre for Old Age Psychiatric Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad, Norway Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway Institute for Nursing Subjects, Bergen University College, Bergen, Norway Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 17:821-7. 2016
    ..To investigate whether it is possible to determine signs of imminent dying and change in pain and symptom intensity during pharmacological treatment in nursing home patients, from day perceived as dying and to day of death...
  16. pmc A 36-month follow-up of decline in activities of daily living in individuals receiving domiciliary care
    Anne Sofie Helvik
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Postbox 8905, NO7491, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Geriatr 15:47. 2015
    ..This study aimed at assessing variables associated with the development of P-ADL and I-ADL functioning over a 36-month follow-up period, with a particular focus on cognitive functioning...