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    • Between health care and social security : psychiatric patients and the disability pension system in Norway and Russia 

      Rezvyy, Grigory; Schönfelder, Walter; Midré, Georges; Øiesvold, Terje; Olstad, Reidun (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2007-08-16)
      Background: The official statistics of persons with mental disorders who are granted disability pension (DP) in Russia and Norway indicate large differences between the countries. Methods: This qualitative explorative hypothesis-generating study is based on text analysis of the laws, regulations and guidelines, and qualitative interviews of informants representing all the organisational elements ...
    • Classification of bipolar disorder in psychiatric hospital : a prospective cohort study 

      Øiesvold, Terje; Nivison, Mary; Hansen, Vidje; Sørgaard, Knut; Østensen, Line; Skre, Ingunn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Background This study has explored the classification of bipolar disorder in psychiatric hospital. A review of the literature reveals that there is a need for studies using stringent methodological approaches. Methods 480 first-time admitted patients to psychiatric hospital were found eligible and 271 of these gave written informed consent. The study sample was comprised of 250 patients (52%) ...
    • Diagnosing comorbidity in psychiatric hospital:challenging the validity of administrative registers 

      Øiesvold, Terje; Nivison, Mary; Hansen, Vidje; Skre, Ingunn; Østensen, Line; Sørgaard, Knut (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Background This study will explore the validity of psychiatric diagnoses in administrative registers with special emphasis on comorbid anxiety and substance use disorders. Methods All new patients admitted to psychiatric hospital in northern Norway during one year were asked to participate. Of 477 patients found eligible, 272 gave their informed consent. 250 patients (52%) with hospital ...
    • Outpatient clinics treating substance use disorders in Northwest Russia and Northern Norway: a descriptive comparative study 

      Dahl, Helene M.; Rezvyy, Grigory; Bogdanov, Anatoly; Øiesvold, Terje (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-12-15)
      Both in Norway and Russia a considerable portion of the population have substance use disorders. However, the knowledge about outpatient services treating substance use disorders in Norway and Russia is limited. This study will describe and compare outpatient clinics treating substance use disorders in Arkhangelsk in Northwest Russia and in Bodø and Tromsø in Northern Norway on availability, ...
    • Suicidality related to first-time admissions to psychiatric hospital 

      Øiesvold, Terje; Bakkejord, Tony Thørring; Hansen, Vidje; Nivison, Mary; Sørgaard, Knut (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      The epidemiology of suicidality shows considerable variation across sites. However, one of the strongest predictors of suicide is a suicidal attempt. Knowledge of the epidemiology of suicidal ideas and attempts in the general population as well as in the health care system is of importance for designing preventive strategies. In this study, we will explore the role of the psychiatric hospital in ...
    • Treatment needs and acknowledgement of illness : importance for satisfaction with psychiatric inpatient treatment 

      Sørgaard, Knut; Hansen, Vidje; Øiesvold, Terje; Nivison, Mary (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2008-05-14)
      Background: Patient satisfaction is an important, but controversial part of health service evaluation. This study dealt with how acknowledgement of illness and treatment needs effected the distribution of positive, neutral and negative evaluations in a group of first time admitted patients to a psychiatric hospital. <br> Method: The participants filled out a standardized user satisfaction form ...