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Publications

Published Oct. 16, 2017 7:00 AM

Prenatal exposure to maternal anxiety has been associated with child emotional difficulties in a number of epidemiological studies.

Published Oct. 9, 2017 7:00 AM

Dissociating meat from its animal origins helps consumers deal with the cognitive dissonance resulting from liking meat but disliking causing pain to animals.

Published Sep. 25, 2017 7:00 AM

Age differences in human brain plasticity are assumed, but have not been systematically investigated.

Published Sep. 11, 2017 6:00 AM

Approval of hierarchy and inequality in society indexed by social dominance orientation (SDO) extends to support for human dominance over the natural world.

Published Aug. 21, 2017 7:15 AM

Unaccompanied refugee minors are, like other youngsters, making their moves towards adulthood, but under most challenging conditions.

Published Aug. 21, 2017 7:00 AM

The purpose of the present study is to explore older adults’ understanding and conceptualizations of the concept “psychological sense of community” (PSOC) as experiences of belonging and being part of seem to be important in old age.

Published June 26, 2017 7:15 AM

How do clients consider their own contribution and that of their therapist in the last phase of therapy when they are moving toward the end?

Published June 26, 2017 7:00 AM

In many domains, including cognition and personality, greater variability is observed in males than in females in humans.

Published May 9, 2017 10:12 AM

Whether and how societal structures shape individual psychology is a foundational question of the social Sciences.

Published Apr. 10, 2017 7:00 AM

Impairments in executive functions (EFs) are related to binge drinking in young adulthood, but research on how EFs influence future binge drinking is lacking.

Published Apr. 5, 2017 10:58 AM

Although cognitive impairments are consistently linked to functional outcome in chronic schizophrenia, the relationship remains unclear for patients with first-episode schizophrenia.

Published Apr. 3, 2017 7:15 AM

In alcohol use disorder, deficits in cognitive control (i.e., inhibition and response monitoring) might underlie the loss of self-control and, thereby, failure to adjust alcohol consumption in response to associated negative consequences.

Published Mar. 6, 2017 7:00 AM

Previous studies have found significant associations between maternal prenatal and postpartum depression and child behavior problems (CBP).

Published Feb. 13, 2017 7:15 AM

Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TFCBT) is the treatment of choice for traumatized youth, however, follow-up studies are scarce, and treatment effects for cooccurring depression show mixed findings.

Published Feb. 13, 2017 7:00 AM

Satisfaction with life is often considered to be a component of or a synonym for subjective well-being.

Published Jan. 30, 2017 7:00 AM

The complex nature of human cognition has resulted in cognitive genomics lagging behind many other fields in terms of gene discovery using genome-wide association study (GWAS) methods.

Published Jan. 23, 2017 7:15 AM

The aim of this study was threefold: (1) to examine the type and frequency of trauma reminders reported by survivors 2.5 years after a terrorist attack; (2) to examine whether frequency of exposure to trauma reminders is associated with psychological distress and level of functioning; and (3) to compare the worst trauma reminders reported by the same survivors at 2 different time points.

Published Jan. 23, 2017 7:00 AM

To explore the nature of professional wisdom, through learning from the experiences of a group of highly experienced senior therapists

Published Jan. 16, 2017 7:15 AM

The high rates of depression – as well as the widespread diagnosis of depression – are both controversial and contested in contemporary late-modern society.

Published Jan. 16, 2017 7:00 AM

Systematic screening is a powerful means by which children and adolescents with posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) can be detected.

Published Nov. 30, 2016 1:14 PM

Youths’ well-being and subjectivity are strongly related to prevailing political, economic, and social conditions.

Published Nov. 7, 2016 7:00 AM

Temperamental variation in infancy was the starting point for this longitudinal study of twins followed from birth to adulthood.

Published Oct. 17, 2016 7:00 AM

Climate change, biodiversity loss, antibiotic resistance, and other global challenges pose major collective action problems: A group benefits from a certain action, but no individual has sufficient incentive to act alone.

Published Oct. 10, 2016 7:15 AM

Depression is one of the most common mental health problems among adults, but effective treatments are not widely accessible.

Published Oct. 10, 2016 7:00 AM

Bergljot Gjelsvik har sammen med J.M.G. Williams, D. S. Duggan, C. Crane, S. R. Hepburn og E. Hargus skrevet kapittelet "Modes of mind and suicidal processes" i R. O’Connor & J. Pirkis (Eds.), The International Handbook of Suicide Prevention, 2nd Edition