Fartein Ask Torvik

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Visiting address Forskningsveien 3A Harald Schjelderups hus 0373 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1094 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Alcohol use and abuse

  • Anxiety and depressjon

  • Behavioral genetics

  • Quantitative methods

  • Personality

Courses taught

Background

  • Associate professor II, since 2016

  • Researcher/postdoctoral fellow at The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, since 2012

  • PhD candidate, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, 2009-2012

Tags: Methodology

Publications

  • Clayborn, Zahra; Nilsen, Wendy; Torvik, Fartein Ask; Gustavson, Kristin; Bekkhus, Mona & Gilman, Stephen [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2022). Positive maternal mental health attenuates the associations between prenatal stress and children’s internalizing and externalizing symptoms. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. ISSN 1018-8827. doi: 10.1007/s00787-022-01999-4.
  • Torvik, Fartein Ask; Eilertsen, Espen Moen; Hannigan, Laurie J.; Cheesman, Rosa Catherine Gillespie; Howe, Laurence J. & Magnus, Per Minor [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2022). Modeling assortative mating and genetic similarities between partners, siblings, and in-laws. Nature Communications. ISSN 2041-1723. 13(1), p. 1–10. doi: 10.1038/s41467-022-28774-y. Full text in Research Archive
  • Sunde, Hans Fredrik; Kleppestø, Thomas Haarklau; Gustavson, Kristin; Nordmo, Magnus; Reme, Bjørn-Atle & Torvik, Fartein Ask (2022). The ADHD deficit in school performance across sex and parental education: A prospective sibling‐comparison register study of 344,152 Norwegian adolescents. JCPP Advances. ISSN 2692-9384. 2(1), p. 1–9. doi: 10.1002/jcv2.12064. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ask, Helga; Eilertsen, Espen Moen; Gjerde, Line Cecilie; Hannigan, Laurie John; Gustavson, Kristin & Havdahl, Alexandra [Show all 12 contributors for this article] (2021). Intergenerational transmission of parental neuroticism to emotional problems in 8-year-old children: Genetic and environmental influences. JCPP Advances. ISSN 2692-9384. 1(4). doi: 10.1002/jcv2.12054. Full text in Research Archive
  • Clayborne, Zahra M.; Colman, Ian; Kingsbury, Mila; Torvik, Fartein Ask; Gustavson, Kristin & Nilsen, Wendy (2021). Prenatal work stress is associated with prenatal and postnatal depression and anxiety: Findings from the Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study (MoBa). Journal of Affective Disorders. ISSN 0165-0327. 298(Part A), p. 548–554. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2021.11.024.
  • Clayborne, Zahra M.; Nilsen, Wendy; Torvik, Fartein Ask; Gustavson, Kristin; Bekkhus, Mona & Gilman, Stephen E. [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2021). Prenatal maternal stress, child internalizing and externalizing symptoms, and the moderating role of parenting: Findings from the Norwegian mother, father, and child cohort study. Psychological Medicine. ISSN 0033-2917. doi: 10.1017/S0033291721004311. Full text in Research Archive
  • Burdzovic Andreas, Jasmina; Torvik, Fartein Ask & Lund, Ingunn Olea (2021). Parental binge drinking and offspring’s high school non-completion: A prospective HUNT survey and educational registry study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. ISSN 0376-8716. 230, p. 1–9. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2021.109189. Full text in Research Archive
  • Gustavson, Kristin; Torvik, Fartein Ask; Eilertsen, Espen Moen; Ask, Helga; McAdams, Tom A. & Hannigan, Laurie John [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2021). Genetic and environmental contributions to co-occurring ADHD and emotional problems in school-aged children. Developmental Psychology. ISSN 0012-1649. 57(8), p. 1359–1371. doi: 10.1037/dev0001229. Full text in Research Archive
  • Gustavson, Kristin; Ystrøm, Eivind; Ask, Helga; Torvik, Fartein Ask; Hornig, Mady & Susser, Ezra [Show all 16 contributors for this article] (2021). Acetaminophen use during pregnancy and offspring attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - a longitudinal sibling control study. JCPP Advances. ISSN 2692-9384. 1(2). doi: 10.1002/jcv2.12020. Full text in Research Archive
  • Kinge, Jonas Minet; Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Flatø, Martin; Dieleman, Joseph; Røgeberg, Ole Jørgen & Magnus, Maria Christine [Show all 13 contributors for this article] (2021). Parental income and mental disorders in children and adolescents: prospective register-based study. International Journal of Epidemiology. ISSN 0300-5771. 50(5), p. 1615–1627. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyab066. Full text in Research Archive
  • Torvik, Fartein Ask; Flatø, Martin; McAdams, Tom A.; Colman, Ian; Silventoinen, Karri & Stoltenberg, Camilla (2021). Early Puberty Is Associated With Higher Academic Achievement in Boys and Girls and Partially Explains Academic Sex Differences. Journal of Adolescent Health. ISSN 1054-139X. 69(3), p. 503–510. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2021.02.001. Full text in Research Archive
  • Burdzovic, Jasmina; Torvik, Fartein Ask; Ystrøm, Eivind; Skurtveit, Svetlana; Handal, Marte & Martinez, Priscilla [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2021). Parental Risk Constellations and Future Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) in Offspring: A Combined HUNT Survey and Health Registries Study. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. ISSN 0893-164X. doi: 10.1037/adb0000681. Full text in Research Archive
  • Czajkowski, Nikolai Olavi; Kendler, Kenneth S; Torvik, Fartein Ask; Ystrøm, Eivind; Rosenström, Tom Henrik & Gillespie, Nathan [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2020). Caffeine consumption, toxicity, tolerance and withdrawal; shared genetic influences with normative personality and personality disorder traits. Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology. ISSN 1064-1297. doi: 10.1037/pha0000429. Full text in Research Archive
  • Seglem, Karoline Brobakke; Ørstavik, Ragnhild; Torvik, Fartein Ask; Røysamb, Espen & Vollrath, Margarete E. (2020). Education differences in sickness absence and the role of health behaviors: a prospective twin study. BMC Public Health. ISSN 1471-2458. 20. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-09741-y. Full text in Research Archive
  • Rosenström, Tom Henrik; Torvik, Fartein Ask; Ystrøm, Eivind; Aggen, Steven H.; Gillespie, Nathan A. & Krueger, Robert F. [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2020). Specific Antisocial and Borderline Personality Disorder Criteria and General Substance Use: A Twin Study. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment. ISSN 1949-2715. 12(3), p. 228–240. doi: 10.1037/per0000404.
  • Torvik, Fartein Ask; Eilertsen, Espen Moen; McAdams, Tom A.; Gustavson, Kristin; Zachrisson, Henrik Daae & Brandlistuen, Ragnhild Eek [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2020). Mechanisms linking parental educational attainment with child ADHD, depression, and academic problems: a study of extended families in The Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. ISSN 0021-9630. 61(9), p. 1009–1018. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.13197. Full text in Research Archive
  • Lund, Ingunn Olea; Eilertsen, Espen Moen; Gjerde, Line C.; Torvik, Fartein Ask; Røysamb, Espen & Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2020). Maternal Drinking and Child Emotional and Behavior Problems. Pediatrics. ISSN 0031-4005. 145(3). doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-2007. Full text in Research Archive
  • Seglem, Karoline Brobakke; Torvik, Fartein Ask; Røysamb, Espen; Gjerde, Line C.; Magnus, Per & Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2019). A Life Course Study of Genetic and Environmental Influences on Work Incapacity. Twin Research and Human Genetics. ISSN 1832-4274. p. 1–7. doi: 10.1017/thg.2019.116. Full text in Research Archive
  • Torvik, Fartein Ask; Rosenström, Tom Henrik; Gustavson, Kristin; Ystrøm, Eivind; Kendler, Kenneth S. & Bramness, Jørgen Gustav [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2019). Explaining the association between anxiety disorders and alcohol use disorder: A twin study. Depression and Anxiety. ISSN 1091-4269. 36(6), p. 522–532. doi: 10.1002/da.22886. Full text in Research Archive
  • Lund, Ingunn Olea; Skurtveit, Svetlana; Handal, Marte; Bukten, Anne; Torvik, Fartein Ask & Ystrøm, Eivind [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2019). Association of constellations of parental risk with children's subsequent anxiety and depression: Findings from a HUNT survey and health registry study. JAMA pediatrics. ISSN 2168-6203. 173(3), p. 251–259. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.4360. Full text in Research Archive
  • Rosenström, Tom Henrik; Czajkowski, Nikolai Olavi; Ystrøm, Eivind; Krueger, Robert F; Aggen, Steven H & Gillespie, Nathan A [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2019). Genetically Informative Mediation Modeling Applied to Stressors and Personality-Disorder Traits in Etiology of Alcohol Use Disorder. Behavior Genetics. ISSN 0001-8244. 49(1), p. 11–23. doi: 10.1007/s10519-018-9941-z.
  • Torvik, Fartein Ask; Gustavson, Kristin; Ystrøm, Eivind; Rosenström, Tom Henrik; Gillespie, Nathan & Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2018). Continuity of genetic and environmental influences on clinically assessed major depression from ages 18 to 45. Psychological Medicine. ISSN 0033-2917. p. 1–9. doi: 10.1017/S0033291718003550. Full text in Research Archive
  • Rosenström, Tom Henrik; Gjerde, Line C.; Krueger, Robert Frederick; Aggen, Steven H.; Czajkowski, Nikolai Olavi & Gillespie, Nathan A. [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2018). Joint factorial structure of psychopathology and personality. Psychological Medicine. ISSN 0033-2917. doi: 10.1017/S0033291718002982. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ostling, Grete Lauritsen; Torvik, Fartein Ask & Reneflot, Anne (2018). Rusbrukslidelser i Norge. In Grøholt, Else Karin; Bøhler, Linn & Hånes, Hanna (Ed.), Folkehelserapporten - Helsetilstanden i Norge. Folkehelseinstituttet.
  • Gillespie, Nathan A.; Aggen, Steven H.; Gentry, Amanda E.; Neale, Michael Churton; Knudsen, Gun Peggy S. & Krueger, Robert Frederick [Show all 14 contributors for this article] (2018). Testing Genetic and Environmental Associations Between Personality Disorders and Cocaine Use: A Population-Based Twin Study. Twin Research and Human Genetics. ISSN 1832-4274. 21(1), p. 24–32. doi: 10.1017/thg.2017.73. Full text in Research Archive
  • Welander-Vatn, Audun; Torvik, Fartein Ask; Czajkowski, Nikolai Olavi; Kendler, Kenneth S; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted & Knudsen, Gun Peggy S. [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2018). Relationships Among Avoidant Personality Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, and Normative Personality Traits: A Twin Study. Journal of Personality Disorders. ISSN 0885-579X. 33(3), p. 289–309. doi: 10.1521/pedi_2018_32_341.
  • Torvik, Fartein Ask; Ystrøm, Eivind; Gustavson, Kristin; Rosenström, Tom Henrik; Bramness, Jørgen Gustav & Gillespie, N [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2018). Diagnostic and genetic overlap of three common mental disorders in structured interviews and health registries. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. ISSN 0001-690X. 137(1), p. 54–64. doi: 10.1111/acps.12829. Full text in Research Archive
  • Rosenström, Tom Henrik; Torvik, Fartein Ask; Ystrøm, Eivind; Czajkowski, Nikolai Olavi; Gillespie, Nathan A. & Aggen, Steven H. [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2018). Prediction of alcohol use disorder using personality disorder traits: a twin study. Addiction. ISSN 0965-2140. 113(1), p. 15–24. doi: 10.1111/add.13951.
  • Torvik, Fartein Ask; Rosenström, Tom Henrik; Ystrøm, Eivind; Tambs, Kristian; Røysamb, Espen & Czajkowski, Nikolai Olavi [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2017). Stability and change in etiological factors for alcohol use disorder and major depression. Journal of Abnormal Psychology. ISSN 0021-843X. 126(6), p. 812–822. doi: 10.1037/abn0000280. Full text in Research Archive
  • Seglem, Karoline Brobakke; Ørstavik, Ragnhild; Torvik, Fartein Ask; Gjerde, Line C.; Røysamb, Espen & Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2017). Pre-pregnancy mental distress and musculoskeletal pain and sickness absence during pregnancy-a twin cohort study. European Journal of Public Health. ISSN 1101-1262. 27(3), p. 477–481. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckw267.
  • Rosenström, Tom Henrik; Ystrøm, Eivind; Torvik, Fartein Ask; Czajkowski, Nikolai Olavi; Gillespie, Nathan A. & Aggen, Steven H. [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2017). Genetic and Environmental Structure of DSM-IV Criteria for Antisocial Personality Disorder: A Twin Study. Behavior Genetics. ISSN 0001-8244. 47(3), p. 265–277. doi: 10.1007/s10519-016-9833-z.
  • Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Krueger, R F; Ystrøm, Eivind; Torvik, Fartein Ask; Rosenström, Tom Henrik & Aggen, S H [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2017). Do DSM-5 Section II personality disorders and Section III personality trait domains reflect the same genetic and environmental risk factors? Psychological Medicine. ISSN 0033-2917. 47(12), p. 2205–2215. doi: 10.1017/S0033291717000824.
  • Long, Elizabeth C.; Aggen, Steven H.; Neale, Michael Churton; Knudsen, Gun Peggy; Krueger, Robert Frederick & South, Susan Carol [Show all 13 contributors for this article] (2017). The association between personality disorders with alcohol use and misuse: A population-based twin study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. ISSN 0376-8716. 174, p. 171–180. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.01.022.
  • Torvik, Fartein Ask; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Gjerde, Line C.; Knudsen, Gun Peggy; Ystrøm, Eivind & Tambs, Kristian [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2016). Mood, anxiety, and alcohol use disorders and later cause-specific sick leave in young adult employees. BMC Public Health. ISSN 1471-2458. 16. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3427-9. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ystrøm, Eivind; Ørstavik, Ragnhild; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted & Torvik, Fartein Ask (2016). Social inequalities in reception of social welfare support: A population based twin study. Norsk Epidemiologi. ISSN 0803-2491. 26(1-2), p. 57–62. doi: 10.5324/nje.v26i1-2.2016. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ørstavik, Ragnhild; Knudsen, Gun Peggy; Tambs, Kristian; Gjerde, Line C.; Torvik, Fartein Ask & Nielsen, Christopher Sivert [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2016). Musculoskeletal pain and work absence – a 10 year follow-up study of Norwegian young adult twins. Norsk Epidemiologi. ISSN 0803-2491. 26(1-2), p. 69–75. doi: 10.5324/nje.v26i1-2.2018.
  • Gjerde, Line C.; Torvik, Fartein Ask; Østby, Kristian Amundsen; Knudsen, Gun Peggy; Czajkowski, Nikolai Olavi & Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2016). Advantages of linking national registries with twin registries for epidemiological research. Norsk Epidemiologi. ISSN 0803-2491. 26(1-2), p. 83–92. doi: 10.5324/nje.v26i1-2.2020.

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