Live Skow Hofgaard

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Psychology
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Mobile phone +47 99544441
Available hours By agreement
Visiting address Forskningsveien 3A Harald Schjelderups hus 0373 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1094 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Resilience (positive adaptation despite significant stress or adversity)
  • Mental health promotion and illness prevention
  • Positive psychology, subjective wellbeing, purpose and meaning in life
  • Genetic and environmental factors, twin studies
  • Treatment of post-traumatic stress symptoms
  • The relationships between psychology, society, culture and politics

Courses taught

PSY2207 – Mental Health and Wellbeing


  • PhD fellow for PROMENTA at the Department of Psychology, UiO, 2020-(current position)

  • Project team member at the Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress studies, 2019-2020

  • Cand. Psychol., University of Oslo, 2019

  • Exchange student at Universidad de Granada, Spain, 2015-2016


  • Veer, Ilya M.; ..., ...; Engen, Haakon; Askelund, Adrian Dahl; Hofgaard, Live Skow & Røysamb, Espen [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2021). Psycho-social factors associated with mental resilience in the Corona lockdown. Translational Psychiatry. ISSN 2158-3188.
  • Hofgaard, Live Skow; Nes, Ragnhild Bang & Røysamb, Espen (2021). Introducing two types of psychological resilience with partly unique genetic and environmental sources. Scientific Reports. ISSN 2045-2322. 11(1), p. 1–13. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-87581-5.

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