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Attitudes Towards the Use of Routine Outcome Monitoring of Psychological Therapies Among Mental Health Providers: The EBPAS–ROM
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-08-28)
Implementation of routine outcome monitoring (ROM) in mental health care is progressing slowly. Knowledge about factors influencing ROM implementation, including health providers’ attitudes towards ROM, is necessary. Based on a survey of 662 psychologists and nurses, this article describes (1) the development of a short instrument measuring provider attitudes towards ROM, derived from the Evidence-based ...
Weight underestimation linked to anxiety and depression in a cross-sectional study of overweight individuals in a Sami and non-Sami Norwegian population: the SAMINOR Study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-11-12)
<i>Objectives</i>: Underestimation of overweight/obesity may prevent weight loss attempts, resulting in further weight gain and maintenance of overweight. Mental health benefits may nevertheless surpass negative consequences. Our main objective was to study the association between underestimation of overweight/obesity and symptoms of anxiety and depression in Sami and non-Sami populations.<p> < ...
Oral health in the indigenous Sámi population in Norway – the dental health in the North study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-09-12)
<i>Objective</i>: This study aims at presenting the feasibility of using the public oral health clinics in indigenous Sámi communities, as arena for a comprehensive data collection for population-based epidemiological oral health research among adults (age, 18–75 years) in a multi-ethnic setting.<p> <p><i>Material and methods</i>: The study design was cross-sectional. The data collection was ...
Links between transactional sex and HIV/STI-risk and substance use among a large sample of European men who have sex with men
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-08-05)
<i>Background</i> - In Europe, the highest proportion of HIV diagnoses are in gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM). Globally, HIV prevalence is particularly high among males who report selling sex, but rates among men who buy sex from other men are less clear. This study analyzed the association of transactional sex (TS) and HIV diagnosis, sexually transmitted infection (STI) diagnoses, ...
Fortellingens betydning for å fremme livsmotet i møte med alvorlig sykdom
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-11-14)
In connection with my PhD (Mæhre, 2017), I conducted qualitative interviews with five critically ill patients in an enhanced ward of a nursing home, based on the Coordination Reform. The purpose of the interviews was to increase understanding of patient experiences of the ward, and their perceived challenges and needs for assistance. The research method was a hermeneutic-phenomenological approach. ...
Sodium and Potassium Intake Assessed by Spot and 24-h Urine in the Population-Based Tromsø Study 2015–2016
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-07-16)
Reduction of salt intake is a public health priority and necessitates the surveillance of salt intake in the population. The validity of salt intake assessed by dietary surveys is generally low. We, therefore, aimed to estimate salt intake by 24-h urine collection and to assess the usefulness of spot urine collection for surveillance purposes. In the population-based Tromsø Study 2015–2016, 493 men ...
Biological rhythms in Arctic vertebrates.
(Journal article; Peer reviewed; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2000)
Use of traditional and complementary medicine among Norwegian cancer patients in the seventh survey of the Tromsø study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-11-29)
<i>Background</i>: Traditional and complementary medicine (T&CM) is commonly used by cancer patients in Northern Norway, in particular spiritual forms like traditional healing. T&CM is mainly used complementary to conventional cancer treatment and is rarely discussed with conventional health care providers, increasing the risk of negative interaction with conventional cancer care. The aim of this ...
En sang til (livs)motet - en undring omkring fenomenet livsmot
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-11-25)
This essay addresses various aspects of the phenomenon of “life courage”. The approach is phenomenological and draws on a Danish tradition of life philosophy. The aim is not to find definitions, but to approach the topic cautiously to reveal new aspects of the phenomenon. The text is an outer and inner journey through experience, art, literature and poetry. This journey starts by dwelling on the ...
Station of the fetal head at complete dilation impacts duration of second stage of labor
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-10-31)
<i>Objective</i> - To examine the association between station of the fetal head at complete cervical dilation and duration of second stage of labor, as well as prolonged second stage of labor, without and with the use of analgesia (EA).<p> <p><i>Study design</i> - We conducted a population-based retrospective cohort study of 3311 women with a singleton pregnancy, gestational age ≥ 370 weeks, and ...