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    • Assessment of Chronic Social Stress and Related Psychological Distress at the Community Level 

      Mittelmark, Maurice B.; Henriksen, Sigrún Gudlaugsdóttir; Siqveland, Johan; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Aarø, Leif Edvard (Research Centre for Health Promotion, The University of Bergen, 2001)
      This is a technical report from a research programme at the University of Bergen, on the influence of the near social environment on individuals’ physical and mental health. The aim of the report is to provide background ...
    • 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 ...
      Journal article
    • 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 ...
      Journal article
    • The Association of Chronic Social Stress with Psychological Distress in Thailand 

      Charoendee, Srisuda (Research Centre for Health Promotion, The University of Bergen, 2005)
      This study investigated chronic social stress emanating from troublesome interpersonal relationships, and its association with psychological distress (e.g., depressive symptoms). Five-hundred and twenty-six women and men ...
    • Associations Between Childhood Trauma, Childhood Sexual Abuse, and Adult Psychological Symptomatology 

      Løken, Per Martin Hvam-Malmedal; Reigstad, Henriette Linnea (The University of Bergen, 2012-11-26)
      The study explores the association between potentially traumatic childhood events (PTEs), childhood sexual abuse (CSA), and adult psychological symptoms, measured by specific posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTS), general ...
      Master thesis
    • At the frontiers of change? Women and girls’ pursuit of education in north-western Tigray, Ethiopia 

      Mjaaland, Thera (The University of Bergen, 2013-02-14)
      The main objective for this anthropological study has been to investigate gendered processes of social reproduction and change from the perspective of women in the historical and socio-cultural context of north-western ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Atferdsproblemer i barndommen og konsekvenser i voksen alder 

      Næs, Siri (The University of Bergen, 2013-04-12)
      The objective of this paper is to examine the relationship between behavior problems in childhood and long-term consequences in adulthood in the general population. This relationship is explored from several perspectives ...
      Master thesis
    • 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 ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • 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. ...
      Journal article
    • Attitudes towards foreign affairs as a function of personality 

      Christiansen, Bjørn (Oslo University Press, 1959)
    • Attitudes towards Foreign Affairs as a Function of Personality 

      Christiansen, Bjørn (Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1965)
    • 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 ...
      Journal article
    • Attribusjon av skyld - paradokset som omfavnes men ikke tolereres 

      Løkling, Trond (The University of Bergen, 2010-04-15)
      Attribution deals with how people understand and explain the reason for themselves and their surroundings. Attribution research has long sought to explain the elements that contribute to this process. What this research ...
      Master thesis
    • 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 ...
      Journal article
    • 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 ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • 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 ...
      Journal article
    • "Avdekking; Kva så?" En kvalitativ studie av barnevernsansattes erfaringer med å ha deltatt i et videreutdanningsprogram om seksuelle overgrep og vold 

      Maalen, Kristine (The University of Bergen, 2015-05-19)
      Bakgrunn: Seksuelle overgrep og vold er en problematikk som får store negative konsekvenser både for det enkelte rammede individ og samfunnet generelt. Barn er spesielt utsatt ved seksuelle overgrep og vold. Imidlertid ...
      Master thesis