• A brief intervention for PTSD versus treatment as usual: Study protocol for a non-inferiority randomized controlled trial 

      Stavland, Halvor; Refvik, Camilla; Eid, Jarle; Lockhat, Rafiq; Hammar, Åsa Karin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Although existing treatment methods are effective in alleviating PTSD symptoms, several barriers to care exist, such as waiting times, avoidant tendencies, shame and stigma, potentially leading to fewer people ...
    • Challenges and possible solutions in cross-disciplinary and cross-sectorial research teams within the domain of e-mental health 

      Nordgreen, Tine; Rabbi, Fazle; Tørresen, Jim; Skar, Yngvar Sigmund; Guribye, Frode; Inal, Yavuz; Flobak, Eivind; Wake, Jo Dugstad; Mukhiya, Suresh Kumar; Aminifar, Amin; Myklebost, Sunniva Brurok; Lundervold, Astri J.; Kenter, Robin Maria Francisca; Hammar, Åsa Karin; Kahlon, Smiti; Nordby, Emilie; Sekse, Ragnhild Johanne Tveit; Griffin, Kristine Fonnes; Jakobsen, Petter; Pham, Hoang Minh; Côté-Allard, Ulysse Teller Masao; Noori, Farzan Majeed; Lamo, Yngve (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Purpose: Mental illness presents a huge individual, societal and economic challenges, currently accounting for 20% of the worldwide burden of disease. There is a gap between the need for and access to services. Digital ...
    • Elevated body weight modulates subcortical volume change and associated clinical response following electroconvulsive therapy 

      Opel, Nils; Narr, Katherine L; Abbott, Christopher; Argyelan, Miklos; Espinoza, Randall; Emsell, Louise; Bouckaert, Filip; Sienaert, Pascal; Vandenbulcke, Mathieu; Nordanskog, Pia; Repple, Jonathan; Kavakbasi, Erhan; Jorgensen, Martin B.; Paulson, Olaf B.; Hanson, Lars G.; Dols, Annemieke; van Exel, Eric; Oudega, Mardien L.; Takamiya, Akihiro; Kishimoto, Taishiro; Ousdal, Olga Therese; Haavik, Jan; Hammar, Åsa Karin; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Kessler, Ute; Bartsch, Hauke; Dale, Anders M.; Baune, Bernhard T; Dannlowski, Udo; Oltedal, Leif; Redlich, Ronny (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: Obesity is a frequent somatic comorbidity of major depression, and it has been associated with worse clinical outcomes and brain structural abnormalities. Converging evidence suggests that electroconvulsive ...
    • Improved emotion regulation in depression following cognitive remediation: A randomized controlled trial 

      Stubberud, Jan Egil; Huster, Rene Jürgen; Hoorelbeke, K.; Hammar, Åsa Karin; Hagen, Bjørn Ole Ingulfsvann (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objective Executive functions (EFs) play a key role in emotion regulation and, related to this, depression. Cognitive remediation (CR) targeting EFs, such as Goal Management Training (GMT) and computerized cognitive ...
    • Short and long-term effects of single and multiple sessions of electroconvulsive therapy on brain gray matter volumes 

      Brancati, Giulio Emilio; Brekke, Njål; Bartsch, Hauke; Sørhaug, Ole Johan Evjenth; Ousdal, Olga Therese; Hammar, Åsa Karin; Schuster, Peter Moritz; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Kessler, Ute; Oltedal, Leif (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been shown to induce broadly distributed cortical and subcortical volume increases, more prominently in the amygdala and the hippocampus. Structural changes after one ECT ...