Anna Ivanova

Doctoral Research Fellow - Helse-, utviklings- og personlighetspsyk
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Visiting address Forskningsveien 3A Harald Schjelderups hus 0373 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1094 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Health behaviors and behavioral change 

  • Health promotion and prevention 

  • Psycho-oncology

  • Body image

  • Sexuality

  • Women's health


PhD research project: Psychological late effects in head and neck cancer (HNC) survivors. The project is a part of PROCCA (Protons contra cancer): UiO: Life Science – the convergence environment.

The aim of the PhD project is to study long-term effects of head and neck cancer and head and neck cancer treatment on body image, sexual health, and fatigue/work disability.

Screening: Predictors of mammography screening in Norway. The study was conducted as an addition to the Breast Size Satisfaction Survey (BSSS), an international cross-cultural collaboration project on mapping breast (dis)satisfaction. The Norwegian sub-study focused on breast cancer screening attendance and non-attendance. 


2020 →       Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Psychology, University of Oslo 

2019  M.Phil. in Psychology, Major in Health, Development and Society, University of Oslo

2017  B.A. in Psychology, Major in Health Psychology, University of Oslo

2013 Specialist degree in Linguistics, Translating and Interpreting, PNRPU, Russia

Tags: Health psychology, Preventive psychology, Social Psychology


  • Ivanova, Anna & Kvalem, Ingela Lundin (2021). Psychological predictors of intention and avoidance of attending organized mammography screening in Norway: applying the Extended Parallel Process Model. BMC Women's Health. ISSN 1472-6874. 21. doi: 10.1186/s12905-021-01201-y.

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  • Ivanova, Anna & Kvalem, Ingela Lundin (2020). Påvirkningsfaktorer for mammografiscreening i Norge. En oversiktsrapport til Kreftregisteret.

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