John Kåre Vederhus

Summary

Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc Perceived quality of life, 6 months after detoxification: Is abstinence a modifying factor?
    John Kåre Vederhus
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital HF, P b 416, 4604, Kristiansand, Norway
    Qual Life Res 25:2315-22. 2016
  2. pmc Assessing understandings of substance use disorders among Norwegian treatment professionals, patients and the general public
    John Kåre Vederhus
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital HF, P b 416, 4604, Kristiansand, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 16:52. 2016
  3. pmc Predicting patient post-detoxification engagement in 12-step groups with an extended version of the theory of planned behavior
    John Kåre Vederhus
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital HF, PO Box 4164, 604, Kristiansand, Norway
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 10:15. 2015
  4. pmc High effectiveness of self-help programs after drug addiction therapy
    John Kåre Vederhus
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital, Kristiansand, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 6:35. 2006
  5. pmc The courage to change: patient perceptions of 12-Step fellowships
    John Kåre Vederhus
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital HF, Kristiansand, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:339. 2011
  6. pmc Attitudes towards 12-step groups and referral practices in a 12-step naive treatment culture; a survey of addiction professionals in Norway
    John Kåre Vederhus
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital, Kristiansand, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:147. 2009
  7. doi Obstacles to 12-step group participation as seen by addiction professionals: comparing Norway to the United States
    John Kåre Vederhus
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital HF, Kristiansand, Norway
    J Subst Abuse Treat 39:210-7. 2010
  8. pmc Improved drug-use patterns at 6 months post-discharge from inpatient substance use disorder treatment: results from compulsorily and voluntarily admitted patients
    Adrian R Pasareanu
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital HF, PO Box 416, 4604, Kristiansand, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 16:291. 2016
  9. pmc Mental distress following inpatient substance use treatment, modified by substance use; comparing voluntary and compulsory admissions
    Adrian R Pasareanu
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital HF, PO Box 416, Kristiansand, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 17:5. 2017
  10. pmc Quality of life improved following in-patient substance use disorder treatment
    Adrian R Pasareanu
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital HF, PO Box 416, 4604, Kristiansand, Norway
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 13:35. 2015

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Perceived quality of life, 6 months after detoxification: Is abstinence a modifying factor?
    John Kåre Vederhus
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital HF, P b 416, 4604, Kristiansand, Norway
    Qual Life Res 25:2315-22. 2016
    ..Literature searches revealed scant knowledge of how QoL is influenced. With this in mind, we aimed to investigate whether total abstinence, prior to follow-up, could influence QoL...
  2. pmc Assessing understandings of substance use disorders among Norwegian treatment professionals, patients and the general public
    John Kåre Vederhus
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital HF, P b 416, 4604, Kristiansand, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 16:52. 2016
    ..A U.S. developed scale exists to assess such beliefs, but it has never been tested in Norway nor normed on any general population sample...
  3. pmc Predicting patient post-detoxification engagement in 12-step groups with an extended version of the theory of planned behavior
    John Kåre Vederhus
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital HF, PO Box 4164, 604, Kristiansand, Norway
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 10:15. 2015
    ..However, our understanding of key factors that influence TSG participation remains limited. This study used an extended version of the theory of planned behavior (TPB) to enhance the understanding of TSG affiliation...
  4. pmc High effectiveness of self-help programs after drug addiction therapy
    John Kåre Vederhus
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital, Kristiansand, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 6:35. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether the use of self-help groups after addiction treatment is associated with higher rates of abstinence...
  5. pmc The courage to change: patient perceptions of 12-Step fellowships
    John Kåre Vederhus
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital HF, Kristiansand, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:339. 2011
    ..This study investigated the relationship between patient perceptions of TSGs and the intent to participate in TSGs after receiving detoxification treatment...
  6. pmc Attitudes towards 12-step groups and referral practices in a 12-step naive treatment culture; a survey of addiction professionals in Norway
    John Kåre Vederhus
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital, Kristiansand, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:147. 2009
    ..This study describes clinicians' attitudes and referral practices to TSGs in Norway where health authorities seek to promote self-help participation, but where the treatment culture is unfamiliar with 12-step fellowships...
  7. doi Obstacles to 12-step group participation as seen by addiction professionals: comparing Norway to the United States
    John Kåre Vederhus
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital HF, Kristiansand, Norway
    J Subst Abuse Treat 39:210-7. 2010
    ..S. providers (n = 100) did not. Treatment providers unfamiliar with the 12-step philosophy need to be better informed of TSGs' "higher power" concept to educate patients and maximize the utilization of TSGs...
  8. pmc Improved drug-use patterns at 6 months post-discharge from inpatient substance use disorder treatment: results from compulsorily and voluntarily admitted patients
    Adrian R Pasareanu
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital HF, PO Box 416, 4604, Kristiansand, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 16:291. 2016
    ..This study aims to examine substance use-related outcomes at 6 months following inpatient treatment and to analyse factors associated with improved outcomes and abstinence...
  9. pmc Mental distress following inpatient substance use treatment, modified by substance use; comparing voluntary and compulsory admissions
    Adrian R Pasareanu
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital HF, PO Box 416, Kristiansand, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 17:5. 2017
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe changes in mental distress from admission to a 6-month follow-up in patients with SUDs, which underwent either voluntary or compulsory treatment...
  10. pmc Quality of life improved following in-patient substance use disorder treatment
    Adrian R Pasareanu
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital HF, PO Box 416, 4604, Kristiansand, Norway
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 13:35. 2015
    ..This study aimed to describe QoL among in-patients admitted either voluntarily or compulsorily to hospitalization and to examine patterns and predictors of QoL at admission and at 6 months post treatment...
  11. pmc Perceived coercion to enter treatment among involuntarily and voluntarily admitted patients with substance use disorders
    Anne Opsal
    University of Agder, Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences, Postboks 422, Kristiansand, 4604, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 16:656. 2016
    ..We sought to determine whether these patients perceived coercion differently than patients that were admitted voluntarily...
  12. pmc Motivational intervention to enhance post-detoxification 12-Step group affiliation: a randomized controlled trial
    John Kåre Vederhus
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital HF, Kristiansand, Norway
    Addiction 109:766-73. 2014
    ..To compare a motivational intervention (MI) focused on increasing involvement in 12-Step groups (TSGs; e.g. Alcoholics Anonymous) versus brief advice (BA) to attend TSGs...
  13. doi Quality of life improved following in-patient substance use disorder treatment
    Adrian R Pasareanu
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital HF, PO Box 416, 4604, Kristiansand, Norway
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 13:231. 2015
    ..This study aimed to describe QoL among in-patients admitted either voluntarily or compulsorily to hospitalization and to examine patterns and predictors of QoL at admission and at 6 months post treatment...
  14. pmc Treatment of polydrug-using opiate dependents during withdrawal: towards a standardisation of treatment
    Øistein Kristensen
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital, Kristiansand, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 6:54. 2006
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  15. pmc Quality of Life in Patients with Substance Use Disorders Admitted to Detoxification Compared with Those Admitted to Hospitals for Medical Disorders: Follow-Up Results
    John Kåre Vederhus
    Addiction Unit, Sørlandet Hospital HF, Kristiansand, Norway
    Subst Abuse 10:31-7. 2016
    ..To facilitate the recovery of SUD patients, clinicians must view their patients' situation holistically and invest efforts into the different life domains affected by poor QoL. ..