• Cognitive behavior therapy for externalizing disorders in children and adolescents in routine clinical care: A systematic review and meta-analysis 

      Riise, Eili Nygard; Wergeland, Gro Janne; Njardvik, Urdur; Öst, Lars Gøran (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Various Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) programs for externalizing disorders in children and adolescents are supported by a substantial body of empirical evidence. Most of the research evidence comes from efficacy studies ...
    • Cognitive behavior therapy for internalizing disorders in children and adolescents in routine clinical care: A systematic review and meta-analysis 

      Wergeland, Gro Janne; Riise, Eili Nygard; Öst, Lars Gøran (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has received considerable empirical support for internalizing disorders including anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder in children and ...
    • Dialektisk atferdsterapi for ungdom (DBT-A) (1.utg.). Kunnskapsoppsummering og klassifisering av tiltaket 

      Reedtz, Charlotte; Wergeland, Gro Janne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Bakgrunn: Denne artikkelen er en kunnskapsoppsummering og klassifisering av behandlingsprogrammet Dialektisk atferdsterapi for ungdom (DBT-A). DBT-A er et manual- og gruppebasert tiltak på 24 ukentlige sesjoner, rettet mot ...
    • Effect of early intervention for anxiety on sleep outcomes in adolescents: a randomized trial 

      Haugland, Bente Storm Mowatt; Hysing, Mari; Hoffart, Asle; Haaland, Åshild Tellefsen; Bjaastad, Jon Fauskanger; Wergeland, Gro Janne; Baste, Valborg (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The potential effect of early intervention for anxiety on sleep outcomes was examined in a sample of adolescents with anxiety (N = 313, mean 14.0 years, SD = 0.84, 84% girls, 95.7% Norwegians). Participants were randomized ...
    • Effectiveness of Brief and Standard School-Based Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions for Adolescents With Anxiety: A Randomized Noninferiority Study 

      Haugland, Bente Storm Mowatt; Haaland, Åshild Tellefsen; Baste, Valborg; Bjaastad, Jon Fauskanger; Hoffart, Asle; Rapee, Ronald M.; Raknes, Solfrid; Himle, Joseph A.; Husabo, Elisabeth; Wergeland, Gro Janne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Objective We examined the effectiveness of targeted school-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for adolescents (12−16 years of age) with anxiety, and tested whether brief CBT was noninferior to standard duration ...
    • Internalizing Symptoms Among Youth in Foster Care: Prevalence and Associations with Exposure to Maltreatment 

      Moussavi, Yasmin; Wergeland, Gro Janne; Bøe, Tormod; Haugland, Bente Storm; Larsen, Marit Hjellset; Lehmann, Stine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-02-11)
      Among youth in foster care (N = 303, aged 11–17 years), we investigated prevalence of internalizing symptoms; associations between symptom level and maltreatment types and numbers; and the interaction between gender and ...
    • Long-term effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy for youth with anxiety disorders 

      Kodal, Arne; Fjermestad, Krister; Bjelland, Ingvar; Gjestad, Rolf; Øst, Lars Gøran; Bjåstad, Jon Fauskanger; Haugland, Bente Storm Mowatt; Havik, Odd E.; Heiervang, Einar; Wergeland, Gro Janne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-01)
      Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has demonstrated favorable long-term outcomes in youth with anxiety disorders in efficacy trials. However, long-term outcomes of CBT delivered in a community setting are uncertain. This ...
    • Parental internalizing symptoms as predictors of anxiety symptoms in clinic-referred children 

      Fjermestad, Krister; lium, christina; Heiervang, Einar; Havik, Odd E.; Haugland, Bente Storm Mowatt; Bjelland, Ingvar; Wergeland, Gro Janne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background: Mothers’ and fathers’ internalizing symptoms may influence children’s anxiety symptoms differently. Objective: To explore the relationship between parental internalizing symptoms and children’s anxiety ...
    • Providers’ Experiences with Delivering School‑Based Targeted Prevention for Adolescents with Anxiety Symptoms: A Qualitative Study 

      Husabø, Ingrid Elisabeth; Haugland, Bente Storm; Wergeland, Gro Janne; Mæland, Silje (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The school setting is important for delivering targeted prevention to adolescents with anxiety. However, schools may not have available providers with training or experience in delivering evidence-based interventions, e.g., ...
    • Quality of life in anxious adolescents 

      Raknes, Solfrid; Pallesen, Ståle; Himle, Joseph A.; Bjåstad, Jon Fauskanger; Wergeland, Gro Janne; Hoffart, Asle; Dyregrov, Kari; Håland, Åshild Tellefsen; Haugland, Bente Storm Mowatt (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-07-20)
      Purpose: To examine associations between health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and anxiety symptoms across anxiety domains (obsessions/compulsions, social anxiety, panic disorder, agoraphobia, separation anxiety, physical ...
    • Research Review: Recommendations for reporting on treatment trials for child and adolescent anxiety disorders – an international consensus statement 

      Creswell, Cathy; Nauta, Maaike; Hudson, Jennifer L.; March, Sonja; Reardon, Tessa; Arendt, Kristian; Bodden, Denise; Cobham, Vanessa E.; Donovan, Caroline; Halldorsson, Brynjar; In-Albon, Tina; Ishikawa, Shin-ichi; Johnsen, Daniel Bach; Jolstedt, Maral; de Jong, Rachel; Kreuze, Leonie; Mobach, Lynn; Rapee, Ronald M.; Spence, Susan H.; Thastum, Mikael; Utens, Elisabeth; Vigerland, Sarah; Wergeland, Gro Janne; Essau, Cecilia A.; Albano, Anne Marie; Chu, Brian; Khanna, Muniya; Silverman, Wendy K.; Kendall, Philip C. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background Anxiety disorders in children and young people are common and bring significant personal and societal costs. Over the last two decades, there has been a substantial increase in research evaluating psychological ...
    • School-based targeted prevention compared to specialist mental health treatment for youth anxiety 

      Fjermestad, Krister; Wergeland, Gro Janne; Rogde, Anja Høye; Bjåstad, Jon Fauskanger; Heiervang, Einar; Haugland, Bente Storm (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background The ‘FRIENDS for life’ program (FRIENDS) is a 10-session cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) program used for prevention and treatment of youth anxiety. There is discussion about whether FRIENDS is best applied ...
    • Subtyping social anxiety in youth 

      Kodal, Arne; Bjelland, Ingvar; Gjestad, Rolf; Wergeland, Gro Janne; Havik, Odd E.; Heiervang, Einar; Fjermestad, Krister (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-06)
      Few empirical studies have examined subtypes of social anxiety disorder (SAD) in youth, and limited consensus resides on the nature of potential subtypes. Identifying subtypes, based on both fear and avoidance patterns, ...