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Browsing Department of Psychosocial Science by Issue Date

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  • Eikeland, Ole-Johan; Manger, Terje; Asbjørnsen, Arve Egil (Research report, Fylkesmannen i Hordaland, Utdanningsavdelinga, 2013)
    Training and education for those in prison constitute an important but often neglected aspect of adult learning. A fundamental principle of Norwegian prison policy states that prisoners should have the same access to ...
  • Johansen, Rino Bandlitz; Laberg, Jon Christian; Martinussen, Monica (Journal article, Society for Personality Research, 2013)
    Our purpose was to perform a psychometric evaluation of a new 33-item questionnaire developed in Norway. To evaluate it we assessed its internal consistency, performed an exploratory factor analysis, and investigated ...
  • Kant, Leo; Skogstad, Anders; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Einarsen, Ståle (Journal article, Elsevier, 2013)
    Drawing on the general aggression model and theories of victimization and temperamental goodness-of-fit, we investigated trait anger and trait anxiety as antecedents of petty tyranny: employing a multilevel design with ...
  • Manger, Terje; Eikeland, Ole-Johan; Roth, Beate Buanes; Asbjørnsen, Arve Egil (Research report, Fylkesmannen i Hordaland, 2013)
    Training and education for those in prison constitutes an important but often neglected aspect of adult learning. A fundamental principle of Norwegian prison policy states that prisoners should have the same access to ...
  • Hanss, Daniel (Doctoral thesis, The University of Bergen, 2012-12-11)
    Consumers can contribute to sustainable development if they choose environmentally friendly and fair trade products (i.e., sustainable products) in their everyday grocery shopping. On the downside, the purchasing of ...
  • Flo, Elisabeth; Pallesen, Ståle; Magerøy, Nils; Moen, Bente E.; Grønli, Janne; Nordhus, Inger Hilde; Bjorvatn, Bjørn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, Public Library of Science, 2012-04-02)
    Background: This study investigates the prevalence of symptoms of shift work disorder in a sample of nurses, and its association to individual, health and work variables. Methodology/Principal Findings: We ...
  • Christiansen, Øivin (Doctoral thesis, The University of Bergen, 2011-12-07)
    The aim of this thesis is to contribute to the knowledge about out-of-home care for children under the auspices of the Child Welfare authorities. Removing children and placing them in care constitutes one of the ...
  • Havig, Anders Kvale; Skogstad, Anders; Kjekshus, Lars Erik; Romøren, Tor Inge (Journal article, BioMed Central, 2011-11-28)
    Background: Leadership and staffing are recognised as important factors for quality of care. This study examines the effects of ward leaders’ task- and relationship-oriented leadership styles, staffing levels, ratio ...
  • Guribye, Eugene; Sandal, Gro Mjeldheim; Oppedal, Brit (Peer reviewed; Journal article, BioMed Central, 2011-04-26)
    Background: An exclusive focus on individual or family coping strategies may be inadequate for people whose major point of concern may be collective healing on a more communal level. Methods: To our knowledge, the current ...
  • Hollekim, Ragnhild; Slaatten, Hilde; Anderssen, Norman (Peer reviewed; Journal article, Springer, 2011-04-21)
    In Norway, a gender-neutral Marriage Law that secured equal marriage and parenting rights for lesbian, gay and heterosexual couples took effect in January 2009. The aim of the current study was to explore Norwegian ...
  • Wolff, Katharina (Doctoral thesis, The University of Bergen, 2010-11-16)
    Progress in the field of molecular genetics has made it possible to identify individuals with an increased risk for a variety of hereditary diseases. To ensure successful implementation of genetic testing and counselling ...
  • Westli, Heidi Kristina; Johnsen, Bjørn Helge; Eid, Jarle; Rasten, Ingvil; Brattebø, Guttorm (Journal article; Peer reviewed, BioMed Central, 2010-08-31)
    Background Non-technical skills are seen as an important contributor to reducing adverse events and improving medical management in healthcare teams. Previous research on the effectiveness of teams has suggested that ...
  • Hauge, Lars Johan (Doctoral thesis, The University of Bergen, 2010-08-24)
    The overall aim of this thesis is to contribute to an increased understanding of why bullying occurs at workplaces. Workplace bullying may be understood as the process of repeated and prolonged mistreatment and abuse of ...
  • Torsheim, Torbjørn; Eriksson, Lilly; Schnohr, Christina W.; Hansen, Fredrik; Bjarnason, Thoroddur; Välimaa, Raili (Journal article, BioMed Central, 2010-06-09)
    Background: A positive association between time spent on sedentary screen-based activities and physical complaints has been reported, but the cumulative association between different types of screen-based activities ...
  • Levin, Kate Ann; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Vollebergh, Wilma; Richter, Matthias; Davies, Carolyn A.; Schnohr, Christina W.; Due, Pernille; Currie, Candace (Peer reviewed; Journal article, Springer, 2010)
    Adolescence is a critical period where many patterns of health and health behaviour are formed. The objective of this study was to investigate cross-national variation in the relationship between family affluence and ...
  • Manger, Terje; Eikeland, Ole-Johan; Asbjørnsen, Arve Egil (Research report, Fylkesmannen i Hordaland, 2010)
    The right of education during incarceration is regulated by international conventions and recommendations. Membership nations of the UN and the Council of Europe are committed to implement the agreements and recommendations ...
  • Eikeland, Ole-Johan; Manger, Terje; Asbjørnsen, Arve Egil (Research report, Fylkesmannen i Hordaland, 2010)
    The right of education during incarceration is regulated by international conventions and recommendations. Membership nations of the UN and the Council of Europe are committed to implement the agreements and ...
  • Hanss, Daniel; Böhm, Gisela (Journal article, Pabst Science Publishers, 2010)
    We report a study which explored sustainable development self-efficacy (SDSE) beliefs, that is, domain-specific self-efficacy beliefs concerning one’s ability to foster sustainable development. We propose that ...
  • Torsheim, Torbjørn; Samdal, Oddrun; Rasmussen, Mette; Freeman, John; Griebler, Robert; Dür, Wolfgang (Peer reviewed; Journal article, Springer, 2010)
    The cross-national measurement invariance of the teacher and classmate support scale was assessed in a study of 23202 Grade 8 and 10 students from Austria, Canada, England, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, and Slovenia, participating ...
  • Asbjørnsen, Arve Egil; Jones, Lise Øen; Manger, Terje (Research report, Fylkesmannen i Hordaland, 2008)
    Retten til opplæring er fastslått i Opplæringslova, og tidligere undersøkelser har vist at en betydelig del av de innsatte i Norge ikke har fått nyttet denne retten, med resultat at utdanningsnivået er klart lavere ...

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