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  • Psychological factors and performance in women’s football: A systematic review 

    Adolfsen, Frode; Martinussen, Monica (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-09-05)
    The amount of research conducted on female football players, compared to male players, is sparce. Even though research on female football players has increased the past decade, there is still a lack of studies of how psychological factors affect their performance. The objective of the current systematic review was therefore to summarize existing quantitative research into the relationship between ...
  • An observational study of sleep characteristics in elite endurance athletes during an altitude training camp at 1800 m 

    Hrozanova, Maria; Kjøsen Talsnes, Rune; Karlsson, Øyvind; McGawley, Kerry; Moen, Frode (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-10-09)
    Objectives - To observe changes in sleep from baseline and during an altitude training camp in elite endurance athletes.<p> <p>Design - Prospective, observational.<p> <p>Setting - Baseline monitoring at <500 m for 2 weeks and altitude monitoring at 1800 m for 17-22 days.<p> <p>Participants - Thirty-three senior national-team endurance athletes (mean age 25.8 ± S.D. 2.8 years, 16 ...
  • Screening decisions for non-abuse concerns reported to child protection agencies- a structural equation model for referral content and decision outcome 

    Vis, Svein Arild; Lauritzen, Camilla; Fluke, John (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-07-16)
    Objectives: Child protection referrals that contain information about incidents of physical child abuse, sexual abuse, and domestic violence have a high chance of being screened in for investigation. The aim of the current study is to investigate which case factors that affect the decision to screen-in cases with other types of concerns.<p> <p>Method: A sample of referrals (N = 1365) to child ...
  • Kunnskapsoppsummering og klassifisering av tiltaket: MOT-programmet Robust ungdom 12–16 (1. utg) 

    Kaiser, Sabine; Martinussen, Monica (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-10-21)
    BAKGRUNN - MOT Robust ungdom 12–16 er et universelt forebyggende og helsefremmende tiltak rettet mot ungdom i alderen 12–16 år. Målet er å utvikle varmere å tryggere samfunn gjennom å utvikle robuste ungdommer som inkluderer alle. Tiltaket består av tolv klassebesøk over alle årene i ungdomsskolen der ulike tema behandles og gjennomgås etter en fast plan. I tillegg forekommer det andre miljøskapende ...
  • Does homeschooling fit students with school attendance problems? Exploring teachers’ experiences during COVID-19 

    Havik, Trude; Ingul, Jo Magne (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-10-26)
    Attending school on a regular basis and completing school is usually seen as a precondition for students’ academic, emotional, and social learning and development. However, some students struggle with school attendance problems (SAPs) for a myriad of reasons. Homeschooling is a topic of concern in long-term or problematic SAP cases. Some scholars claim that school absenteeism might increase and be ...
  • Knowledge versus education in the margins: An indigenous and feminist critique of education 

    Svalastog, Anna Lydia; Wilson, Shawn; Hansen, Ketil Lenert (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-10-11)
  • Psychological factors and performance in women’s football: A systematic review 

    Pettersen, Susann Dahl; Adolfsen, Frode; Martinussen, Monica (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-09-05)
    The amount of research conducted on female football players, compared to male players, is sparce. Even though research on female football players has increased the past decade, there is still a lack of studies of how psychological factors affect their performance. The objective of the current systematic review was therefore to summarize existing quantitative research into the relationship between ...
  • Placement stability and satisfaction with foster home as predictors of life satisfaction for young adults raised in foster care 

    Mabille, Geraldine; Skoglund, Jeanette; Thørnblad, Renee; Holtan, Amy (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-10-24)
    This study examines how history of care, on one hand, and social support, on the other hand, predict satisfaction with life after leaving care by focusing on a sample of young adults raised in foster care in Norway. When aged between 19 and 29, youths answered questionnaires that mapped their past history of care, living conditions, social relationships and life satisfaction. Results show that the ...
  • Editorial Perspective: Prato Research Collaborative for change in parent and child mental health – principles and recommendations for working with children and parents living with parental mental illness 

    Reupert, Andrea; Bee, Penny; Hosman, Clemens M. H.; Doesum, Karin van; Drost, Louisa M.; Falkov, Adrian; Foster, Kim; Gatsou, Lina; Gladstone, Brenda; Goodyear, Melinda; Grant, Anne; Grove, Christine; Isobel, Sophie; Kowalenko, Nick; Lauritzen, Camilla; Maybery, Darryl; Mordoch, Elaine; Nicholson, Joanne; Reedtz, Charlotte; Solantaus, Tytti; Stavnes, Kristin; Weimand, Bente M.; Yates, Scott; Ruud, Torleif (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-09-28)
    Children whose parents have mental illnesses are among the most vulnerable in our communities. There is however, much that can be done to prevent or mitigate the impact of a parent’s illness on children. Notwithstanding the availability of several evidence-based interventions, efforts to support these children have been limited by a lack of adequate support structures. Major service reorientation ...
  • An App-Based Intervention for Adolescents Exposed to Cyberbullying in Norway: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial 

    Kaiser, Sabine; Martinussen, Monica; Adolfsen, Frode; Breivik, Kyrre; Kyrrestad, Henriette (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-07-06)
    Background: Adolescents exposed to negative online events are at high risk to develop mental health problems. Little is known about what is effective for treatment in this group. NettOpp is a new mobile app for adolescents who have been exposed to cyberbullying or negative online experiences in Norway.<p> <p>Objective: The aim of this paper is to provide a description of the content of the ...
  • Gender differences in alcohol onset and drinking frequency in adolescents: an application of the theory of planned behavior 

    Kyrrestad, Henriette; Mabille, Geraldine; Adolfsen, Frode; Koposov, Roman A; Martinussen, Monica (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-12-28)
    The Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) is a model utilized to predict human behavior that was used to examine adolescents’ alcohol drinking behavior (onset and frequency of drinking). Longitudinal data collected over a 2 year period from Norwegian junior high school students (N ¼ 1,563) was used. Multilevel structural equation models was used to examine the utility of the TPB to explain variance ...
  • Native American social work – Including family and community 

    Swanson, Shanley; Nygård, Reidunn Håøy; Saus, Merete (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-07-05)
    <i>Summary</i> - This study investigates family involvement and culturally informed social work in Native American communities. The study was conducted in Native American communities in Montana, USA. Twenty-three Native American social work professionals participated in qualitative interviews. Analyses draw on theory of historical trauma and family involvement in indigenous social. Throughout the ...
  • Child-focused practice in social services for adults in Norway 

    Kristensen, Kjersti Bergum; Lauritzen, Camilla; Reedtz, Charlotte (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-08-23)
    <i>Summary</i> - Children of social service users are at risk for developing mental health problems as well as social and behavioral problems. Social service counselors should therefore be aware of service users’ children and provide support for them. In fact, they are obligated by law to consider children's views and their best interests in cases affecting them. Despite this, little is known about ...
  • Evaluating delivery of a CBT-based group intervention for schoolchildren with emotional problems: Examining the reliability and applicability of a video-based adherence and competence measure 

    Rasmussen, Lene-Mari Potulski; Patras, Joshua; Handegård, Bjørn Helge; Neumer, Simon-Peter; Martinsen, Kristin; Adolfsen, Frode; Sund, Anne Mari; Martinussen, Monica (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-06-28)
    Adherence and competence are essential parts of program fidelity and having adequate measures to assess these constructs is important. The Competence and Adherence Scale for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CAS CBT) was developed to evaluate the delivery of cognitive therapies for children with clinical anxiety. The present study is an assessment of the slightly adapted version of the CAS CBT evaluating ...
  • Risky sexual behaviour among Russian adolescents: association with internalizing and externalizing symptoms 

    Isaksson, Johan; Westermark, Caroline; Koposov, Roman A; Stickley, Andrew; Ruchkin, Vladislav (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-08-09)
    <i>Background</i> - Risky sexual behaviour (RSB) is regarded as a major health problem during adolescence. Russia has one of the highest rates of teenage pregnancy, abortion and newly diagnosed HIV infections in the world, but research on RSB in Russian youth has been limited. To address this deficit, this study examined the role of several factors, including internalizing and externalizing symptoms, ...
  • Victimization by traditional bullying and cyberbullying and the combination of these among adolescents in 13 European and Asian countries 

    Chudal, Roshan; Tiiri, Elina; Brunstein Klomek, Anat; Say How, Ong; Fossum, Sturla; Kaneko, Hitoshi; Kolaitis, Gerasimos; Lesinskiene, Sigita; Li, Liping; Nguyen Huong, Mai; Kumar Praharaj, Samir; Sillanmaki, Lauri; Slobodskaya, Helena; Srabstein, Jorge; Wiguna, Thjin; Zamani, Zahra; Sourander, Andre (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-04-21)
    There has been a lack of studies on bullying in non-western low-income and middle-income countries. This study reported the prevalence of traditional victimization, cybervictimization, and the combination of these, in 13 European and Asian countries, and explored how psychiatric symptoms were associated with victimization. The data for this cross-sectional, school-based study of 21,688 adolescents ...
  • Community Violence Exposure and School Functioning in Youth: Cross-Country and Gender Perspectives 

    Koposov, Roman A; Isaksson, Johan; Vermeiren, Robert; Schwab-Stone, Mary; Stickley, Andrew; Ruchkin, Vladislav (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-07-27)
    <i>Background</i>: Many children and adolescents experience violent events which can be associated with negative consequences for their development, mental health, school, and social functioning. However, findings between settings and on the role of gender have been inconsistent. This study aimed to investigate cross-country and gender differences in the relationship between community violence ...
  • Variations in Elite Female Soccer Players' Sleep, and Associations With Perceived Fatigue and Soccer Games 

    Moen, Frode; Olsen, Maja Gunhild; Halmøy, Gunvor; Hrozanova, Maria (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-08-25)
    The current study investigated the associations between female perceived fatigue of elite soccer players and their sleep, and the associations between the sleep of players and soccer games. The sample included 29 female elite soccer players from the Norwegian national soccer team with a mean age of ~26 years. Perceived fatigue and sleep were monitored over a period of 124 consecutive days. In this ...
  • Parent satisfaction with child health centres for children 0–5 years old in Norway: A cross-sectional study 

    Kaiser, Sabine; Lillevik, Christine Charlotte; Jakobsen, Karine; Hansen, Mariann Bellika; Martinussen, Monica (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-08-10)
    In Norway, all children are entitled to receive regular health checks. Child health centres for children 0–5 years old (CHC) provide these check-ups and are one of many health services that Norwegian municipalities have to offer. The aim of this study was to examine parents’ satisfaction with CHCs, and to identify predictors for the overall evaluation of the service. The sample comprised 1654 parents ...
  • How does the Kvello assessment framework attend to important dimensions of the children’s needs and welfare? A comparison with the BBIC and the ICS frameworks for child welfare investigations 

    Havnen, Karen J Skaale; Fossum, Sturla; Lauritzen, Camilla; Vis, Svein Arild (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021-02-25)
    This study aimed to compare the content of the Norwegian Kvello AF for child welfare investigations with similar frameworks from Sweden (BBIC) and Denmark (ICS). The comparison was based on detailed descriptions of each framework, retrieved from authorized websites, textbooks, manuals, course material, and, for the Kvello AF, also personal communication with the author. An ecological triangle model ...

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