• The 14-3-3 proteins in regulation of cellular metabolism 

      Kleppe, Rune; Martinez, Aurora; Døskeland, Stein Ove; Haavik, Jan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-09)
      Thirty years ago, it was discovered that 14-3-3 proteins could activate enzymes involved in amino acid metabolism. In the following decades, 14-3-3s have been shown to be involved in many different signaling pathways that ...
    • Adult ADHD and Comorbid Somatic Disease: A Systematic Literature Review 

      Instanes, Johanne Telnes; Klungsøyr, Kari; Halmøy, Anne; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Haavik, Jan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      Objective: To systematically review, synthesize, and appraise available evidence, connecting adult ADHD (aADHD) with somatic disease. Method: Embase, Psychinfo, and Medline databases were searched for studies published ...
    • Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is associated with asthma 

      Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Halmøy, Anne; Eagan, Tomas Mikal; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Haavik, Jan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-08-07)
      Background: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is increasingly recognized as a common disorder not only in children, but also in the adult population. Similarly, asthma also has a substantial prevalence among ...
    • Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is associated with migraine headaches 

      Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Halmøy, Anne; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Haavik, Jan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-03-11)
      Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is now recognized as a common disorder both in child and adult psychiatry. Adult patients with a diagnosis of ADHD (n = 572) and community controls (n = 675) responded to ...
    • Adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder report high symptom levels of troubled sleep, restless legs, and cataplexy 

      Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Brevik, Erlend Joramo; Lundervold, Astri; Halmøy, Anne; Posserud, Maj-Britt Rocio; Instanes, Johanne Telnes; Haavik, Jan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-09-20)
      Objective: To compare the occurrence of a spectrum of different self-reported sleep problems in adults with ADHD and a control group, and to study the impact of current ADHD medication use and clinical ADHD subtype. Method: ...
    • Adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. A brain magnetic resonance spectroscopy study 

      Dramsdahl, Margaretha; Ersland, Lars; Plessen, Kerstin von; Haavik, Jan; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Specht, Karsten (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-11-23)
      Background: Impaired cognitive control in individuals with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be related to a prefrontal cortical glutamatergic deficit. We assessed the glutamate level in the left and the ...
    • Arc is a flexible modular protein capable of reversible self-oligomerization 

      Myrum, Craig; Baumann, Anne; Bustad, Helene J.; Flydal, Marte Innselset; Mariaule, Vincent; Alvira, Sara; Cuéllar, Jorge; Haavik, Jan; Soulé, Jonathan; Valpuesta, José María; Márquez, José Antonio; Martinez, Aurora; Bramham, Clive R. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      The immediate early gene product Arc (activity-regulated cytoskeleton-associated protein) is posited as a master regulator of long-term synaptic plasticity and memory. However, the physicochemical and structural properties ...
    • Associations between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and autoimmune diseases are modified by sex: a population-based cross-sectional study 

      Hegvik, Tor-Arne; Instanes, Johanne Telnes; Haavik, Jan; Klungsøyr, Kari; Engeland, Anders (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-05)
      Several studies have demonstrated associations between neuropsychiatric disorders, such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and the immune system, including autoimmune diseases. Since ADHD and many autoimmune ...
    • 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 (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 on ...
    • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder shares copy number variant risk with schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorder 

      Gudmundsson, Ólafur Ó.; Walters, Gudmundur Bragi; Ingason, Andrés; Johansson, Stefan; Zayats, Tetyana; Athanasiu, Lavinia; Sønderby, Ida Elken; Gustafsson, Omar; Nawaz, Muhammad Sulaman; Jónsson, Gudbjörn F.; Jónsson, Lina; Knappskog, Per; Ingvarsdóttir, Ester; Davidsdóttir, Katrin; Djurovic, Srdjan; Knudsen, Gun Peggy Strømstad; Askeland, Ragna Bugge; Haraldsdóttir, Gyda S.; Baldursson, Gísli; Magnússon, Páll; Sigurdsson, Engilbert; Gudbjartsson, Daníel Fannar; Stéfansson, Hreinn; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Haavik, Jan; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Stefánsson, Kári (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-10-17)
      Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a highly heritable common childhood-onset neurodevelopmental disorder. Some rare copy number variations (CNVs) affect multiple neurodevelopmental disorders such as ...
    • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in offspring of mothers with inflammatory and immune system diseases 

      Instanes, Johanne Telnes; Halmøy, Anne; Engeland, Anders; Haavik, Jan; Furu, Kari; Klungsøyr, Kari (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-03)
      Background: Prenatal inflammatory mechanisms may play a role in the pathogenesis of psychiatric disorders and could be relevant for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). We investigated maternal chronic somatic ...
    • A candidate gene investigation of methylphenidate response in adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder patients: results from a naturalistic study 

      Hegvik, Tor-Arne; Jacobsen, Kaya Kvarme; Fredriksen, Mats; Zayats, Tetyana; Haavik, Jan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-08)
      Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood onset neuropsychiatric disorder with a complex and heterogeneous symptomatology. Persistence of ADHD symptoms into adulthood is common. Methylphenidate ...
    • Common psychiatric and metabolic comorbidity of adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A population-based cross-sectional study 

      Chen, Qi; Hartman, Catharina A; Haavik, Jan; Harro, Jaanus; Klungsøyr, Kari; Hegvik, Tor-Arne; Wanders, Rob; Ottosen, Cæcilie; Dalsgaard, Søren; Faraone, Stephen V.; Larsson, Henrik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-09-26)
      Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is often comorbid with other psychiatric conditions in adults. Yet, less is known about its relationship with common metabolic disorders and how sex and ageing affect the ...
    • Common variants in the ARC gene are not associated with cognitive abilities 

      Myrum, Craig; Giddaluru, Sudheer; Jacobsen, Kaya Kvarme; Espeseth, Thomas; Nyberg, Lars; Lundervold, Astri; Haavik, Jan; Nilsson, Lars-Göran; Reinvang, Ivar; Steen, Vidar Martin; Johansson, Stefan; Wibrand, Karin; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Bramham, Clive R. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-09-03)
      Introduction: The Activity-Regulated Cytoskeleton-associated (ARC) gene encodes a protein that is critical for the consolidation of synaptic plasticity and long-term memory formation. Given ARC's key role in synaptic ...
    • Cyclothymic temperament: Associations with ADHD, other psychopathology, and medical morbidity in the general population 

      Syrstad, Vigdis Elin Giæver; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Halmøy, Anne; Haavik, Jan; Dilsaver, Stephen C.; Gjestad, Rolf (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: Cyclothymic temperament (CT) is an affective disposition often preceding bipolar disorder (BD), and is the most common affective temperament in patients with BD. In depressed patients, CT is a predictor for ...
    • DCLK1 Variants Are Associated across Schizophrenia and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 

      Håvik, Bjarte; Fernandes, Carla P. D.; Christoforou, Andrea; Ersland, Kari Merete; Giddaluru, Sudheer; Cichon, Sven; Steen, Vidar Martin; Hellard, Stéphanie Le; Johansson, Stefan; Bramham, Clive R.; Haavik, Jan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012-04-23)
      Doublecortin and calmodulin like kinase 1 (DCLK1) is implicated in synaptic plasticity and neurodevelopment. Genetic variants in DCLK1 are associated with cognitive traits, specifically verbal memory and general cognition. ...
    • Druggable genome in attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and its co-morbid conditions. New avenues for treatment. 

      Hegvik, Tor-Arne; Waløen, Kai; Pandey, Sunil Kumar; Faraone, Stephen V.; Haavik, Jan; Zayats, Tetyana (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common neurodevelopmental disorder with only symptomatic care available. Genome-wide association (GWA) studies can provide a starting point in the search for novel drug ...
    • The effect of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) on serum tryptophan metabolites 

      Aarsland, Tore Ivar Malmei; Leskauskaite, Ieva; Midttun, Øivind; Ulvik, Arve; Ueland, Per Magne; Oltedal, Leif; Erchinger, Vera Jane; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Haavik, Jan; Kessler, Ute (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-05-31)
      Background: Prior studies suggest that activation of the tryptophan catabolism via the kynurenine pathway by proinflammatory cytokines may be involved in the pathophysiology of depression. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) ...
    • Effects of ECT in treatment of depression: Study protocol for a prospective neuroradiological study of acute and longitudinal effects on brain structure and function 

      Oltedal, Leif; Kessler, Ute; Ersland, Lars; Grüner, Renate; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Haavik, Jan; Hoff, Per Ivar; Hammar, Åsa; Dale, Anders Martin; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-05-01)
      Background Major depression can be a serious and debilitating condition. For some patients in a treatment resistant depressive episode, electroconvulsive treatment (ECT) is the only treatment that is effective. Although ...
    • Epistatic and gene wide effects in YWHA and aromatic amino hydroxylase genes across ADHD and other common neuropsychiatric disorders: Association with YWHAE 

      Jacobsen, Kaya Kvarme; Kleppe, Rune; Johansson, Stefan; Zayats, Tetyana; Haavik, Jan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-09)
      Monoamines critically modulate neurophysiological functions affected in several neuropsychiatric disorders. We therefore examined genes encoding key enzymes of catecholamine and serotonin biosynthesis (tyrosine and tryptophan ...