• Samtaler med barn i barnevernet 

      Vis, Svein Arild (Research report; Forskningsrapport, 2004)
      Dette prosjektet er gjennomført med finansiering fra Stiftelsen Wøyen. Vi takker stiftelsen for deres interesse og engasjement for å gjøre barns stemmer hørt. Vi takker også de som har stilt opp på intervju og som gjennom sine fortellinger bidrar til kunnskapsutvikling i barnevernet.
    • Samtale med barn i barnevernet- Utprøving og evaluering av implementeringsstrategier 

      Vis, Svein Arild (Research report; Forskningsrapport, 2006)
      I prosjekt ”Samtale med barn i barnevernet” kombineres forskning, utvikling og implementering av arbeidsmetoder i barnevernet. Prosjektet gjennom føres i fire faser i perioden 2003-2007. Det rapporteres her for Fase 3 ”Samtale med barn i barnevernet - utprøving og evaluering av implementeringsstrategier”. Dette delprosjektet er finansiert av stiftelsen Wøyen.
    • 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 strengths and difficulties Questionnaire as a screening instrument for Norwegian Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, application of UK scoring algorithms 

      Brøndbo, Per Håkan; Mathiassen, Børge Idar; Martinussen, Monica; Heiervang, Einar; Eriksen, Mads; Moe, Therese Fjeldmo; Guri, Sæther; Kvernmo, Siv (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      The use of screening instruments can reduce waiting lists and increase treatment capacity. The aim of this study was to examine the usefulness of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) with the original UK scoring algorithms, when used as a screening instrument to detect mental health disorders among patients in the Norwegian Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) North ...
    • Måleegenskaper ved den norske versjonen av Parenting Stress index, 3. versjon (PSI) 

      Kornør, Hege; Martinussen, Monica (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2011-08-15)
      <b>Beskrivelse.</b> Parenting Stress Index (PSI) er et spørreskjema som skal gi mål på stress i foreldrebarnrelasjonen. Sju skalaer for foreldreegenskaper og seks skalaer for barneegenskaper angir til sammen det totale stressnivået. I tillegg kommer en skala for livsstress. Målgruppen er foreldre med inntil 12 år gamle barn. Spørreskjemaet tar 20-25 minutter å besvare. Den norske oversettelsen av ...
    • Children and families seeking asylum in Northern Norway : living conditions and mental health 

      Lauritzen, Camilla; Sivertsen, Hilde Buvik (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      The mental health of children seeking asylum and their families is a somewhat neglected area of research. Research on refugee children and children living with adversities suggests that environmental factors are crucial in preventing mental health problems. This study aims at identifying central environmental conditions that affect the mental health of children living with their families at governmental ...
    • Obstacles for child participation in care and protection cases : why Norwegian social workers find it difficult 

      Vis, Svein Arild; Holtan, Amy; Nigel, Thomas (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Although some attempts are being made to increase children's participation in Norwegian child protection cases, much needs to be done in order to comply with the participation principle in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. This paper reports on a study of factors that are likely to predict if social workers will attempt to give children an effective voice in decision making ...
    • Psychosocial factors associated with becoming a young father in Finland: a nationwide longitudinal study 

      Lehti, Venla; Sourander, Andre; Sillanmaki, Lauri; Helenius, Hans; Tamminen, Tuula; Kumpulainen, Kirsti; Almqvist, Fredrik (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Little is known about the characteristics of boys who become fathers at young age. Some studies have suggested that antisocial adolescents are more likely to be young fathers. The aim of this study was to examine the associations of psychosocial factors in childhood with becoming a young father, and to assess if they are independent of criminal behavior in adolescence. The baseline assessment in ...
    • 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 ...
    • Predictors of Workforce Attitudes to Including a Child Perspective in the Treatment of Mentally Ill Parents 

      Lauritzen, Camilla; Reedtz, Charlotte; Martinussen, Monica; vanDoesum, Karin (Conference object; Konferansebidrag, 2012)
      Children of parents with a mental illness are at risk of developing mental health problems themselves (Beardslee, Versage & Gladstone, 1998; Hosman, van Doesum, & van Santvoort, 2009; Reupert & Maybery, 2007). In order to prevent children of mentally ill parents from developing serious problems, it is therefore beneficial to include a child perspective in the treatment of mentally ill parents by ...
    • Remote population-based intervention for disruptive behavior at age four: study protocol for a randomized trial of Internet-assisted parent training (Strongest Families Finland-Canada) 

      McGrath, Patrick J.; Sourander, Andre; Lingley-Pottie, Patricia; Ristkari, Terja; Cunningham, Charles; Huttunen, Jukka; Filbert, Katharine; Aromaa, Minna; Corkum, Penny; Hinkka-Yli-Salomaki, Susanna; Kinnunen, Malin; Lampi, Katja; Penttinen, Anne; Sinokki, Atte; Unruh, Anita; Vuorio, Jenni; Watters, Carolyn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Background: Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) is characterized by angry and noncompliant behaviour. It is the most common disruptive behaviour disorder (DBD), with prevalence estimates of 6-9% for preschoolers and is closely linked to several long-term difficulties, including disorders of conduct, mood, anxiety, impulse-control, and substance abuse. ODD in children is related to parental ...
    • Placement disruption in long-term kinship and nonkinship foster care 

      Holtan, Amy; Handegård, Bjørn Helge; Thørnblad, Renee; Vis, Svein Arild (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      The purpose of this study was to explore factors related to placement disruption in long-term kinship and nonkinship foster care in a Nordic country. The study included 136 children aged 4–13 years in kinship and nonkinship foster care in Norway in the year 2000, with updates for the year 2008. Placement and demographic information and the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) were collected from foster ...
    • Peer victimisation and its association with psychological and somatic health problems among adolescents in northern Russia. 

      Stickley, Andrew; Koyanagi, Ai; Koposov, Roman A; McKee, Martin; Roberts, Bayard; Ruchkin, Vladislav (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Background: A growing body of evidence from countries around the world suggests that school-based peer victimisation is associated with worse health outcomes among adolescents. So far, however, there has been little systematic research on this phenomenon in the countries of the former Soviet Union. The aim of this study was to examine the relation between peer victimisation at school and a range ...
    • Representation of children’s views in court hearings about custody and parental visitations – a comparison between what children wanted and what the courts ruled 

      Vis, Svein Arild; Fossum, Sturla (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Purpose: Following the UN convention on the rights of children, a shift in policy towards greater emphasis on child participation in child protection case processing has occurred. A growing body of research has emerged concerning participation processes in child protection cases and the experiences of children in child protection cases. Very few studies have looked into if and when children get what ...
    • Måleegenskaper ved den norske versjonen av Mullen Scales of Early Learning (MSEL) 

      Martinussen, Monica; Siqveland, Torill (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2013-03-04)
      Mullen Scales of Early Learning (MSEL) ble første gang publisert i USA i 1995 (Mullen, 1995) som en test for å kartlegge kognitive evner hos barn i alderen 0-68 mnd. Forlaget Pearson eier rettighetene til testen og er også forhandler av den. Det finnes ingen norsk manual for testen. Testen består av til sammen fem skalaer som kartlegger barnets grovmotorikk, visuelle oppfattelse, finmotorikk, ...
    • Måleegenskaper ved den norske versjonen av Ages and Stages Questionnaires (ASQ) 

      Martinussen, Monica; Valla, Lisbeth (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2013-07-01)
      Beskrivelse. Ages & Stages Questionnaires ble utviklet på 80-tallet i USA som et screeningsverktøy for sped- og småbarn for å kartlegge utviklingsnivå (Squires, Bricker & Potter, 1997). Instrumentet ble oversatt til norsk i 2001-2002 av Harald Janson, Beathe Enoksen og Kristin Furuholmen ved Psykologisk institutt, UiO. Ulike versjoner av spørreskjemaet (til sammen 19) finnes for aldersgruppene 4 mnd ...
    • Social functioning and mental health among children who have been living in kinship and non-kinship foster care: results from an 8-year follow-up with a Norwegian sample 

      Vis, Svein Arild; Handegård, Bjørn Helge; Holtan, Amy; Thørnblad, Renee; Fossum, Sturla (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    • 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)
    • Loneliness and health risk behaviours among Russian and U.S. adolescents: a cross-sectional study 

      Stickley, Andrew; Koyanagi, Ai; Koposov, Roman A; Schwab-Stone, Mary; Ruchkin, Vladislav (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    • Pro-bullying attitudes among incarcerated juvenile delinquents: Antisocial behavior, psychopathic tendencies and violent crime 

      Wiklund, Gunnar; Ruchkin, Vladislav; Koposov, Roman A; Klinteberg, BA (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)