Alice Munk

Doctoral Research Fellow - Helse-, utviklings- og personlighetspsyk
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Mobile phone +47 40847831
Visiting address Forskningsveien 3A Harald Schjelderups hus 0373 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1094 Blindern 0317 Oslo
Other affiliations Faculty of Social Sciences (Student)

Academic interests

  • Psycho-oncology

  • Pain

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

  • Psychoneuroimmunology

  • Biological psychology

Research project

“The Prevent Study”: Pre- and post-operative psychological interventions to prevent pain and fatigue after breast cancer surgery: a randomized controlled trial.

The aim of this study is to test easy implementable psychological interventions before and after breast cancer surgery to prevent chronic post-operative pain and fatigue

Supervisor: Silje Endresen Reme


  • Cand.psych., Department of Psychology, Aarhus University, 2018

  • Psychologist, Section for psychosocial oncology, Oslo university hospital

  • Psychologist, Danish Cancer Society

  • Research Assistant, Unit for Psychooncology and Health Psychology, Aarhus University

Tags: Health psychology


  • Munk, Alice; Jacobsen, Henrik Børsting & Reme, Silje Endresen (2022). Coping expectancies and disability across the new ICD-11 chronic pain categories: A large-scale registry study. European Journal of Pain. ISSN 1090-3801. 26(7), p. 1510–1522. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1979.
  • Munk, Alice; Reme, Silje Endresen & Jacobsen, Henrik Børsting (2021). What does CATS have to do with cancer? The cognitive activation theory of stress (CATS) forms the SURGE model of chronic post-surgical pain in women with breast cancer. Frontiers in Psychology. ISSN 1664-1078. 12:630422, p. 1–14. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.630422.

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  • Munk, Alice & Jacobsen, Henrik Børsting (2021). What Does CATS Have to Do With Cancer? The Cognitive Activation Theory of Stress (CATS) Forms the SURGE Model of Chronic Post-surgical Pain in Women With Breast Cancer. Frontiers in Psychology. ISSN 1664-1078. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.630422.

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Published Jan. 28, 2020 3:06 PM - Last modified Jan. 29, 2020 10:31 AM