Anne-Kristine Schanke

Professor II
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Phone +47 66969174
Mobile phone +47 95781261
Visiting address 1450 Nesoddtangen Sunnaas Hospital Norway
Postal address Psykologisk institutt 0317 Oslo Postboks 1094 Blindern

Academic Interests

  • Neuropsychology

  • Rehabilitation psychology

  • Health psychology

Selected research projects

  • Patients with reduced consiousness

  • Rehabilitation of cognitive deficits after traumatic brain injury

  • Resilience and coping after severe injuries

  • Critical factors for safe driving after brain injury

  • Symptom mailingering in neuropsychological assessments.

  • Post traumatic amnesia after traumatic brain injury

  • Life course and aging among person with rare diseases


Higher education and employment history

  • Cand. psychol. 1980, University of Oslo

  • Head Psychologist at Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital from 1991

  • Specialist in clinical neuropsychology 1990

  • PhD 2003 with the thesis "Coping with the late effects of polio"

  • From 2009 Associate Professor, Institute of Psychology, University of Oslo


  • Received Handicap Prize 2000 for work with disabled


  • Member of Regional Research Comitee East/South-East, Norway from 2003-2010

  • Member of Regional Comitee for Medical Ethics, South-East Norway from 2007


  • National mulitsenterstudy on traumatic brain injury, St.Olavs Hospital, Haukeland University Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, University Hospital of North Norway, Sunnaas Hospital

  • Regional multisenterstudy on symptom validity and differential diagnosis in neuropsychological assessments, Oslo University Hospital, Sunnaas Hospital

  • Quality of life and aging among persons with rare diseases, SINTEF, NOVA, Sunnaas Hospital

  • CHARMS, Research Center for Rehabilitation and Rehabilitation Models and Services, led by Oslo Univerisiy Hosptial and University of Oslo. where Sunnaas collaborate

Tags: Cognitive psychology, Neuroscience, Health psychology, Neuropsychology


  • Geard, Anne; Kirkevold, Marit; Løvstad, Marianne & Schanke, Anne-Kristine (2018). Exploring narratives of resilience among seven males living with spinal cord injury: A qualitative study. BMC Psychology.  ISSN 2050-7283.  6(1) . doi: 10.1186/s40359-017-0211-2
  • Rike, Per-Ola; Johansen, Hans; Ulleberg, Pål; Lundqvist, Anna & Schanke, Anne-Kristine (2018). Exploring associations between self-regulatory mechanisms and neuropsychological functioning and driver behaviour after brain injury. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation.  ISSN 0960-2011.  28(3), s 466- 490 . doi: 10.1080/09602011.2016.1170702
  • Egeland, Jens; Løvstad, Marianne; Norup, Anne; Nybo, Taina; Persson, Bengt A.; Rivera, Diego Fernando; Schanke, Anne-Kristine; Sigurdardottir, Solrun & Arango-Lasprilla, Juan Carlos (2017). Questionnaire Use Among Nordic Neuropsychologists: Shift From Assessing Personality to Checking Ecological Validity of Neuropsychological Assessments?. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice.  ISSN 0735-7028.  48(4), s 227- 235 . doi: 10.1037/pro0000119
  • Hauger, Solveig Lægreid; Olafsen, Kjell; Schnakers, Caroline; Andelic, Nada; Nilsen, Kristian Bernhard; Helseth, Eirik; Funderud, Ingrid; Andersson, Stein; Schanke, Anne-Kristine & Løvstad, Marianne (2017). Cognitive event-related potentials during the sub-acute phase of severe traumatic brain injury and their relationship to outcome. Journal of Neurotrauma.  ISSN 0897-7151.  34(22), s 3124- 3133 . doi: 10.1089/neu.2017.5062 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Howe, Emilie; Langlo, Knut-Petter; TERJESEN, Hans Christoffer Aargaard; Røe, Cecilie; Schanke, Anne-Kristine; Søberg, Helene L.; Sveen, Unni; Aas, Eline; Enehaug, Heidi; Alves, Daniele Evelin; Klethagen, Pål; Sagstad, Kjesti; Moen, Christine m; Torsteinsbrend, K; Linnestad, Anne-Margrethe; Nordenmark, Tonje Haug; Rismyhr, BS; Wangen, Grete; Lu, Juan; Ponsford, Jennie; Twamley, E; Ugelstad, Helene; SPJELKAVIK, Øystein; Løvstad, Marianne & Andelic, Nada (2017). Combined cognitive and vocational interventions after mild to moderate traumatic brain injury: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.. Trials.  ISSN 1745-6215.  18(483), s 1- 11 . doi: 10.1186/s13063-017-2218-7
  • Norup, Anne; Egeland, Jens; Løvstad, Marianne; Nybo, Taina; Persson, Bengt A.; Rivera, Diego Fernando; Schanke, Anne-Kristine; Sigurdardottir, Solrun & Arango-Lasprilla, Juan Carlos (2017). Education, training, and practice among nordic neuropsychologists. Results from a professional practices survey. The Clinical Neuropsychologist.  ISSN 1385-4046.  31, s 20- 41 . doi: 10.1080/13854046.2017.1291857
  • Stubberud, Jan; Edvardsen, Espen Madsen; Schanke, Anne-Kristine; Lerdal, Anners; Kjeverud, Anita; Schillinger, Andreas & Løvstad, Marianne (2017). Description of a multifaceted intervention programme for fatigue after acquired brain injury: a pilot study. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation.  ISSN 0960-2011.  s 1- 23 . doi: 10.1080/09602011.2017.1344132 Show summary
  • Tornås, Sveinung; Stubberud, Jan; Solbakk, Anne-Kristin; Evans, Jonathan; Schanke, Anne-Kristine & Løvstad, Marianne (2017). Moderators, mediators and nonspecific predictors of outcome after cognitive rehabilitation of executive functions in a randomised controlled trial. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation.  ISSN 0960-2011. . doi: 10.1080/09602011.2017.1338587
  • Egeland, Jens; Løvstad, Marianne; Norup, Anne; Nybo, Taina; Persson, Bengt A.; Rivera, Diego Fernando; Schanke, Anne-Kristine; Sigurdardottir, Solrun & Arango-Lasprilla, Juan Carlos (2016). Following international trends while subject to past traditions: neuropsychological test use in the Nordic countries. The Clinical Neuropsychologist.  ISSN 1385-4046.  30, s 1479- 1500 . doi: 10.1080/13854046.2016.1237675

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  • Løvstad, Marianne; Ugelstad, Helene; Spjelkavik, Øystein; Røe, Cecilie; Schanke, Anne-Kristine; Terjesen Aargaard, Hans Christoffer; Enehaug, Heidi; Paaske, Jeppe Johan; Howe, Emilie & Andelic, Nada (2017). The effect evaluation of combined cognitive and vocational interventions after mild-to-moderate traumatic brain injury: A randomized controlled trial and qualitative process evaluation—presentation of a study protocol. Brain Injury.  ISSN 0269-9052.  31:(6-7) . doi: 10.1080/02699052.2017.1312145

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Published Oct. 1, 2010 9:43 AM - Last modified Aug. 6, 2013 3:22 PM


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