• Early drinking onset: A study of prevalence and determinants among 13-year-old adolescents in Norway 

      Adolfsen, Frode; Strøm, Henriette Kyrrestad; Martinussen, Monica; Natvig, Henrik; Eisemann, Martin; Handegård, Bjørn Helge; Koposov, Roman A (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    • Early intervention influences positively quality of life as reported by prematurely born children at age nine and their parents; a randomized clinical trial 

      Landsem, Inger Pauline; Handegård, Bjørn Helge; Ulvund, Stein Erik; Kaaresen, Per Ivar; Rønning, John Andreas (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-02-22)
      Background: The Tromsø Intervention Study on Preterms evaluates an early, sensitizing intervention given to parents of prematurely born children (birth-weight < 2000 g). The current study investigated the potential influence of the intervention on children’s self-reported and parental proxy-reported quality of life (QoL) at children’s age of nine. <p>Methods: Participants were randomized to either ...
    • Effects of parenting interventions for at-risk parents with infants: A systematic review and meta-analyses 

      Rayce, Signe Boe; Rasmussen, Ida Scheel; Klest, Sihu; Patras, Joshua; Pontoppidan, Maiken (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-12-27)
      Objectives:<br>Infancy is a critical stage of life, and a secure relationship with caring and responsive caregivers is crucial for healthy infant development. Early parenting interventions aim to support families in which infants are at risk of developmental harm. Our objective is to systematically review the effects of parenting interventions on child development and on parent–child relationship ...
    • The effects of universally offered parenting interventions for parents with infants: A systematic review 

      Pontoppidan, Maiken; Klest, Sihu; Patras, Joshua; Rayce, Signe (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-09-28)
      Objectives: From a developmental perspective, infancy is a critical stage of life. Early childhood interventions aim to support caretakers, but the effects of universal interventions for parents with infants are unknown. The objective is to determine the effects of universal parenting interventions offered to parents with infants 0–12 months on measures of child development and parent–child relationship. ...
    • Emotion regulation and its relation to symptoms of anxiety and depression in children aged 8–12 years: does parental gender play a differentiating role? 

      Løvaas, Mona Elisabeth S; Sund, Anne Mari; Patras, Joshua; Martinsen, Kristin Dagmar; Hjemdal, Odin; Neumer, Simon-Peter; Holen, Solveig; Reinfjell, Trude (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-20)
      <i>Background</i>: Symptoms of anxiety and depression are prevalent and highly comorbid in children, contributing to considerable impairment even at a subclinical level. Difficulties with emotion regulation are potentially related to both anxious and depressive symptoms. Research looking at maternal contributions to children’s mental health dominates the literature but ignores the potentially important ...
    • Emphasizing indigenous communities in social work research ethics 

      Nygård, Reidunn Håøy; Saus, Merete (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-09-01)
      This article questions whether the development of Sámi social work could benefit from a greater emphasis on communities in research ethics. Using experience from a comparative research project carried out in indigenous communities in Norway and the United States, we discuss (1) the advantages and challenges associated with the institutionalization of research ethics and (2) the consequences for our ...
    • Evaluating workforce developments to support children of mentally ill parents: implementing new interventions in the adult mental healthcare in Northern Norway 

      Reedtz, Charlotte; Lauritzen, Camilla; vanDoesum, Karin; Martinussen, Monica (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      According to new Norwegian laws, mental healthcare for adults are obligated to assess all patients who are parents and to act on their children's needs. This article describes the study protocol of implementing the interventions Family Assessment and Child Talks for children of patients in the adult psychiatry of the University Hospital of Northern Norway. The project is designed to evaluate the ...
    • Evaluation of the Incredible Years Teacher Classroom Management Program in a Regular Norwegian School Setting 

      Aasheim, Merete; Reedtz, Charlotte; Handegård, Bjørn Helge; Martinussen, Monica; Mørch, Willy-Tore (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-05-29)
      This study examined whether the Incredible Years (IY) Teacher Classroom Management (TCM) program implemented as a school-wide preventive intervention at 1st to 3rd grade in a regular school setting reduces the development of problem behavior and improves social competence. Using a quasi-experimental pre-post design, the IYTCM was implemented in 21 schools and compared with 22 matched schools that ...
    • Exposure to community violence, psychopathology, and personality traits in Russian youth. 

      Koposov, Roman A; Ruchkin, Vladislav (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Previous research with the US inner-city youth demonstrated the hazardous effects of community violence exposure. It remains unclear, however, whether these findings are generalizable to other cultures and populations. Furthermore, the role of factors influencing the processing of traumatic events such as personality has not been investigated. Two groups of Russian adolescents (community youth (N ...
    • The Factor Structure of MASC Youth Report in Norwegian School Children 

      Martinsen, Kristin Dagmar; Holen, Solveig; Neumer, Simon-Peter; Waaktaar, Trine; Rasmussen, Lene-Mari Potulski; Kendall, Philip C; Patras, Joshua (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-03-29)
      Identifying children with symptoms of anxiety before they develop clinical disorders is important. The objective of our study was to examine the latent factor structure of the MASC (youth report version) in a large self-selected sample of school children in 4th to 6th grade, and examine if the measure had a comparable factor structure for gender and age. Gender and age differences in anxiety symptoms ...
    • Factors that determine decision making in child protection investigations: A review of the literature 

      Lauritzen, Camilla; Vis, Svein Arild Myhra; Fossum, Sturla (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-03-15)
      The aim of the study was to conduct a systematic review of the literature on factors that determine decision making in child protection investigations. More specifically, to investigate the existing research on the 4 factors that are considered fundamental for child protection decision making: case characteristics, caseworker characteristics, organizational characteristics, and external factors. The ...
    • Factors that may Facilitate or Hinder a Family-focus in the Treatment of Parents With a Mental Illness 

      Lauritzen, Camilla; Reedtz, Charlotte; van Doesum, Karin; Martinussen, Monica (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Children with mentally ill parents are at risk of developing mental health problems themselves. To enhance early support for these children may prevent mental health problems from being transmitted from one generation to the next. The sample (N = 219) included health professionals in a large university hospital, who responded to a web-based survey on the routines of the mental health services, ...
    • Family assessment conversations as a tool to support families affected by parental mental illness: a retrospective review of electronic patient journals 

      Lauritzen, Camilla; Kolmannsskog, Anne Berit; Iversen, Anette Christine (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-04-24)
      <p><i>Background</i>: Previous research has shown a link between parental mental illness and adverse development in their offspring. In Norway, it is mandatory for health professionals to identify if patients in adult mental health services have children, and subsequently to provide support for the children. An important tool to detect if families are affected by parental mental illness and to ...
    • Fra 15 til 22 elever i klassen: Hvordan påvirker større klasse elevenes læringsmiljø og trivsel? 

      Lauritzen, Camilla; Adolfsen, Frode; Rasmussen, Lene-Mari Potulski; Strandbu, Astrid (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-12-12)
      Vår studie viser at klassestørrelse ikke nødvendigvis spiller noen rolle for elevenes trivsel på skolen, i klassen og i friminuttene. Læringsmiljøet ble imidlertid mer preget av uro og bråk, skriver Camilla Lauritzen og kolleger.
    • Group size and therapists’ workplace ratings: Three is the magic number 

      Patras, Joshua; Klest, Sihu (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2015-04-21)
      Summary. The present implementation study compares therapists’ workplace ratings of collective efficacy, collaboration, and teamwork in Norwegian child welfare and child psychiatric agencies. Participating therapists were trained in Parent Management Training Oregon model (PMTO) as part of a nationwide implementation of the program. Participating therapists (N = 83) worked in 67 Norwegian social ...
    • Hvordan helsesøstre bruker kunnskapskilder 

      Weum, Maren; Bragstad, Line Kildal; Glavin, Kari (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-11-24)
      Bakgrunn: <br>Helsesøsteryrket er i stadig utvikling og må tilpasses nye satsingsområder, nye faglige krav, nye oppgaver og mer ansvar.<br> Hensikt:<br> Hensikten med studien var å kartlegge 1) hvilke kunnskapskilder helsesøstre benytter i praksis, 2) hvilke ferdigheter helsesøstre har i å nne og vurdere forskning og nasjonale retningslinjer, 3) hvilke hindre helsesøstre møter når de skal ...
    • Hvordan skal slektsfosterhjem forstås i forskning, som tiltak eller familie? 

      Skoglund, Jeanette (Conference object; Konferansebidrag, 2016-04-14)
    • Identification of and Support for Children of Mentally Ill Parents: A 5 Year Follow-Up Study of Adult Mental Health Services 

      Lauritzen, Camilla; Reedtz, Charlotte; Rognmo, Kamilla; Nilsen, Miriam Adele; Walstad, Anja (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-10-16)
      Background: <br>Children of parents with mental disorders are more likely to develop mental difficulties during their childhood and adulthood. Based on this knowledge, the Norwegian health legislation has been amended to better identify and protect children of parents with a mental illness. In this project, two interventions were implemented in a regional clinic for adult mental health services. ...
    • Implementing new routines in adult mental health care to identify and support children of mentally ill parents 

      Lauritzen, Camilla; Reedtz, Charlotte; van Doesum, Karin; Martinussen, Monica (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Background: Mental health problems are often transmitted from one generation to the next. This knowledge has led to changes in Norwegian legislation, making it mandatory to assess whether or not patients have children, and to provide necessary support for the children of mentally ill patients. The main purpose of this study was to evaluate the process of implementing new routines in adult mental ...
    • Improved parenting maintained four years following a brief parent training intervention in a non-clinical sample 

      Reedtz, Charlotte; Klest, Sihu (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-08-24)
      Background: The aim of the present study is to evaluate whether the effects of a short, six session version of an evidence-based parent training programme (The Incredible Years), delivered in a non-clinical community sample in the northern Norway, are maintained 4 years following the initial intervention. <br> Method: Data were collected primarily from mothers in a randomized controlled trial (N ...