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    • The assessment of developmental status using the Ages and Stages questionnaire-3 in nutritional research in north Indian young children 

      Kvestad, Ingrid; Taneja, Sunita; Kumar, Tivendra; Bhandari, Nita; Strand, Tor A.; Hysing, Mari (BioMed Central, 2013-04-23)
      Objective and background: For large epidemiological studies in low and middle-income countries, inexpensive and easily administered developmental assessment tools are called for. This report evaluates the feasibility of ...
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    • The assessment of ongoing community-based interventions to prevent obesity: Lessons learned 

      Gubbels, Jessica S.; Mathisen, Frida Kathrine Sofie; Samdal, Oddrun; Lobstein, Tim; Kohl, Leonie F.M.; Leversen, Ingrid; Lakerveld, Jeroen; Kremers, Stef P.J.; van Assema, Patricia (BioMed Central, 2015-03-04)
      Background The assessment of real-life, community-based interventions to tackle obesity is an important step in the development of effective policies. Especially multi-level interventions have a high likely effectiveness ...
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    • Attention Network Test in adults with ADHD - the impact of affective fluctuations 

      Lundervold, Astri Johansen; Adólfsdóttir, Steinunn; Halleland, Helene Barone; Halmøy, Anne; Plessen, Kerstin von; Haavik, Jan (BioMed Central, 2011-07-27)
      Background: The Attention Network Test (ANT) generates measures of different aspects of attention/executive function. In the present study we investigated whether adults with ADHD performed different from controls ...
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    • The attention network test: a characteristic pattern of deficits in children with ADHD 

      Adólfsdóttir, Steinunn; Sørensen, Lin; Lundervold, Astri Johansen (BioMed Central, 2008-02-12)
      Background: The Attention Network test (ANT) gives measures of different aspects of the complex process of attention. We ask if children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) will show a characteristic ...
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    • Attentional bias in snus users: An experimental study 

      Mentzoni, Rune Aune; Sætrevik, Bjørn; Molde, Helge; Wiium, Nora; Hetland, Jørn; Fagerland, Ida; Nordnes, Linn Tinnesand; Storemark, Sunniva Straume; Fossum, Ingrid Nesdal; Pallesen, Ståle (PLoS, 2014-10-08)
      The use of nicotine in the form of ‘‘snus’’ is substantial and increasing in some geographic areas, in particular among young people. It has previously been suggested that addictions may operate through a mechanism of ...
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    • Attitudes toward gambling among adolescents 

      Hanss, Daniel; Mentzoni, Rune Aune; Delfabbro, Paul; Myrseth, Helga; Pallesen, Ståle (Taylor & Francis, 2014)
      It is well documented that attitudes toward gambling are a good predictor of problem gambling during adolescence. However, so far, little is known about what factors are associated with adolescents' gambling attitudes. ...
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    • Attitudes towards smoking restrictions and tobacco advertisement bans in Georgia 

      Bakhturidze, George; Mittelmark, Maurice B.; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Peikrishvili, Nana T. (BMJ, 2013)
      Objectives: This study aims to provide data on a public level of support for restricting smoking in public places and banning tobacco advertisements.Design: A nationally representative multistage sampling design, with ...
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    • Attitudes, efficacy beliefs, and willingness to pay for environmental protection when travelling 

      Doran, Rouven; Hanss, Daniel; Larsen, Svein (SAGE, 2015-04-09)
      Environmental sustainability may be seen as a collective challenge that can only be met if a sufficient number of individuals cooperate. Whether or not individual tourists are willing to contribute their share may thus ...
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    • Auditory verbal hallucinations in persons with and without a need for care 

      Johns, Louise C.; Kompus, Kristiina; Connell, Melissa; Humpston, Clara; Lincoln, Tania M.; Longden, Eleanor; Preti, Antonio; Alderson-Day, Ben; Badcock, Johanna C.; Cella, Matteo; Fernyhough, Charles; McCarthy-Jones, Simon; Peters, Emmanuelle; Raballo, Andrea; Scott, James; Siddi, Sara; Sommer, Iris E.; Larøi, Frank (Oxford University Press, 2014)
      Auditory verbal hallucinations (AVH) are complex experiences that occur in the context of various clinical disorders. AVH also occur in individuals from the general population who have no identifiable psychiatric or ...
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    • Autism spectrum symptoms in children with neurological disorders 

      Ryland, Hilde Katrin; Hysing, Mari; Posserud, Maj-Britt; Gillberg, Christopher; Lundervold, Astri Johansen (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 2012-11-12)
      Background: The aims of the present study were to assess symptoms associated with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children with neurological disorders as reported by parents and teachers on the Autism Spectrum Screening ...
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    • Autistic features in school age children: IQ and gender effects in a population-based cohort 

      Ryland, Hilde Katrin; Hysing, Mari; Posserud, Maj-Britt Rocio; Gillberg, Christopher; Lundervold, Astri (Elsevier, 2014-03)
      Level and characteristics of intellectual function (IQ) have been associated with symptom presentation in children with autism spectrum disorder. The present study examined associations between IQ and autistic features in ...
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    • Basic Psychological Need Satisfaction in Leisure Activities and Adolescents’ Life Satisfaction 

      Leversen, Ingrid; Danielsen, Anne G.; Birkeland, Marianne Skogbrott; Samdal, Oddrun (Springer US, 2012-12)
      Participation in leisure activities is an important arena for the positive psychological development of adolescents. The present study set out to examine the relationship between adolescents’ satisfaction of the ...
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    • The Bergen Shopping Addiction Scale: Reliability and validity of a brief screening test 

      Andreassen, Cecilie Schou; Griffiths, Mark D.; Pallesen, Ståle; Bilder, Robert; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Aboujaoude, Elias (Frontiers, 2015-09-17)
      Although excessive and compulsive shopping has been increasingly placed within the behavioral addiction paradigm in recent years, items in existing screens arguably do not assess the core criteria and components of addiction. ...
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    • Beware the angry leader: Trait anger and trait anxiety as predictors of petty tyranny 

      Kant, Leo; Skogstad, Anders; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Einarsen, Ståle (Elsevier, 2013)
      Drawing on the general aggression model and theories of victimization and temperamental goodness-of-fit, we investigated trait anger and trait anxiety as antecedents of petty tyranny: employing a multilevel design with ...
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    • Breast-, complementary and bottle-feeding practices in Kenya: stagnant trends were experienced from 1998 to 2009 

      Matanda, Dennis Juma; Mittelmark, Maurice B.; Kigaru, Dorcus Mbithe D. (Elsevier, 2014-06-02)
      The pattern of infant and young child feeding that provides the most benefit includes being put to the breast within an hour of birth, exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months, continued breastfeeding along with complementary ...
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    • Building adherence-competent communities: Factors promoting children's adherence to anti-retroviral HIV/AIDS treatment in rural Zimbabwe 

      Campbell, Catherine; Skovdal, Morten; Mupambireyi, Zivai; Madanhire, Claudius; Nyamukapa, Constance; Gregson, Simon (Elsevier, 2012-03)
      Given relatively high levels of adherence to HIV treatment in Africa, we explore factors facilitating children's adherence, despite poverty, social disruption and limited health infrastructure. Using interviews with 25 ...
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    • Building Teacher Identity in a New Partnership Project, - Multiple Perspectives 

      Halvorsen, Kirsti Vindal (Macrothink Institute, 2014-02)
      This paper explores the process of identity building among novice student teachers enrolled in a newly established partnership project embedded in a four-year Norwegian teacher education program. The empirical evidence ...
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    • Can I Make a Difference? The Role of General and Domain-specific Self-efficacy in Sustainable Consumption Decisions 

      Hanss, Daniel; Böhm, Gisela (Pabst Science Publishers, 2010)
      We report a study which explored sustainable development self-efficacy (SDSE) beliefs, that is, domain-specific self-efficacy beliefs concerning one’s ability to foster sustainable development. We propose that ...
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    • Can sustained arousal explain the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? 

      Wyller, Vegard B.; Eriksen, Hege Randi; Malterud, Kirsti (BioMed Central, 2009-02-23)
      We present an integrative model of disease mechanisms in the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), unifying empirical findings from different research traditions. Based upon the Cognitive activation theory of stress (CATS), ...
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    • Causal inferences about others' behavior among the Wampar, Papua New Guinea - and why they are hard to elicit 

      Beer, Bettina; Bender, Andrea (Frontiers, 2015-03-10)
      As social beings, people need to be able to interact intelligently with others in their social environment. Accordingly, people spend much time conversing with one another in order to understand the broad and fine aspects ...
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