• Antipsychotic use in pregnancy and risk of attention/ deficit-hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorder: a Nordic cohort study 

      Halfdanarson, Oskar; Cohen, Jacqueline Mallory; Karlstad, Øystein; Cesta, Carolyn E.; Bjørk, Marte-Helene; Håberg, Siri Eldevik; Einarsdottir, Kristjana; Furu, Kari; Gissler, Mika; Hjellvik, Vidar; Kieler, Helle; Leinonen, Maarit; Nørgaard, Mette; Essen, Buket Öztürk; Ulrichsen, Sinna Pilgaard; Reutfors, Johan; Zoega, Helga (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Antipsychotics are increasingly used among women of childbearing age and during pregnancy. Objective To determine whether children exposed to antipsychotics in utero are at increased risk of attention-d ...
    • Fluctuations of sensorimotor processing in migraine: A controlled longitudinal study of beta event related desynchronization 

      Mykland, Martin Syvertsen; Bjørk, Marte-Helene; Stjern, Marit; Omland, Petter Moe; Uglem, Martin; Sand, Trond (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-07-09)
      Background: The migraine brain seems to undergo cyclic fluctuations of sensory processing. For instance, during the preictal phase, migraineurs experience symptoms and signs of altered pain perception as well as other ...
    • Language impairment in children aged 5 and 8 years after antiepileptic drug exposure in utero – the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study 

      Husebye, Elisabeth Synnøve Nilsen; Gilhus, Nils Erik; Spigset, Olav; Daltveit, Anne Kjersti; Bjørk, Marte-Helene (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background and purpose: The purpose was to examine the consequences of antiepileptic drug (AED) exposure during pregnancy on language abilities in children aged 5 and 8 years of mothers with epilepsy. Methods: The study ...
    • Management of cluster headache and other trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias in pregnancy and breastfeeding 

      Bjørk, Marte-Helene; Kristoffersen, Espen Saxhaug; Tronvik, Erling Andreas; Nordeng, Hedvig Marie Egeland (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Many clinicians lack experience in managing trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias (TACs) in pregnancy and lactation. In addition to cluster headache, TACs include hemicrania continua, paroxysmal hemicrania, and short-lasting ...
    • Perinatal Depression and Anxiety in Women with Multiple Sclerosis: A Population-Based Cohort Study 

      Eid, Karine; Torkildsen, Øivind Fredvik Grytten; Aarseth, Jan Harald; Flemmen, Heidi Øyen; Holmøy, Trygve; Lorentzen, Åslaug Rudjord; Myhr, Kjell-Morten; Riise, Trond; Simonsen, Cecilia Smith; Torkildsen, Cecilie Fredvik; Wergeland, Stig; Willumsen, Johannes Sverre; Øksendal, Nina; Gilhus, Nils Erik; Bjørk, Marte-Helene (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objective: To assess the occurrence of perinatal depression and anxiety in women before and after diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS). Methods: 114,629 pregnant women were included in the Norwegian Mother, Father and Child ...
    • Verbal abilities in children of mothers with epilepsy: Association to maternal folate status 

      Husebye, Elisabeth Synnøve Nilsen; Gilhus, Nils Erik; Riedel, Bettina; Spigset, Olav; Daltveit, Anne Kjersti; Bjørk, Marte-Helene (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-08)
      Objective: To examine the effect of maternal folic acid supplementation and maternal plasma folate and antiepileptic drug (AED) concentrations on language delay in AED-exposed children of mothers with epilepsy. Methods: ...
    • Vitamin B status and association with antiseizure medication in pregnant women with epilepsy 

      Husebye, Elisabeth Synnøve Nilsen; Riedel, Bettina Maria Ingeborg; Monsen, Anne-Lise Bjørke; Spigset, Olav; Daltveit, Anne Kjersti Nesje; Gilhus, Nils Erik; Bjørk, Marte-Helene (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objective Antiseizure medication (ASM) use interacts with vitamin B status in nonpregnant epilepsy populations. We aimed to examine the association between ASM and vitamin B status in pregnant women with epilepsy. Methods ...