Siri Hausland Folstad

Doctoral Research Fellow - Helse-, utviklings- og personlighetspsyk
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Phone +47 22845609
Room V04-16
Available hours By agreement
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

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing

  • Life skills

  • Public Health

  • Youth Health

  • The Promotion of Health and Prevention of Illness

  • Multilevel modelling analysis

  • Structural equation modelling analysis

  • R Stats

  • Open Science

PhD Project

Siri Hausland Folstad is a PhD student working on the project ‘the Effects of the Interdisciplinary Topic “Health and Life Skills”’, funded by Stiftelsen DAM. Her research interest is in promoting health and wellbeing in children and young people.



  • Research Assistant, Norwegian Social Research (NOVA) (, OsloMet (Jan – Mars, 2021)

  • Research Assistant, Department of Media and Communication, UiO (2020)

  • Mental Health Care Therapist, Døgnseksjonen Sikta, Asker DPS, Vestre Viken (2019-2021)

  • Research Assistant, Youth Mental Health Unit (, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, the UK (2018-2019)

  • Activity Coordinator, Youth Psychiatry, Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, the UK (2018)

  • Mental Health Care Assistant, Youth Psychiatry, Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, the UK (2017-2018)


  • Master of Research in Psychology, University of Manchester, the UK (2018-2019)

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Manchester, the UK (2014-2017)


  • Folstad, Siri H.; Carney, Rebekah; Imran, Shermin; Law, Heather & Parker, Sophie (2020). Evaluation of the physical health of adolescent in-patients in generic and secure services: retrospective case-note review. BJPsych bulletin. ISSN 2056-4694. doi: 10.1192/bjb.2019.68.
  • Folstad, Siri H. (2019). ‘The Button Question’: A mixed-methods study of whether patients want to keep or remove bipolar disorder and the reasons for their decision. Journal of Affective Disorders. ISSN 0165-0327. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2018.11.025.

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  • Edvoll, Maud; Folstad, Siri Hausland & Nygaard, Egil (2022). Evaluering av det tverrfaglige temaet «Folkehelse og livsmestring» i skolene .
  • Folstad, Siri Hausland; Edvoll, Maud; Røsand, Ingvild; Ystrøm, Eivind; Klomsten, Anne Torhild & Nes, Ragnhild Bang [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2022). Child Mental Health Effects of Large-Scale School Curricular Changes: A Systematic Review.
  • Nygaard, Egil; Ystrøm, Eivind; Nes, Ragnhild Bang; Røysamb, Espen; Klomsten, Anne Torhild & Bjørnebekk, Gunnar [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2021). Effekt av det tverrfaglige temaet Folkehelse og livsmestring.
  • Nygaard, Egil; Nes, Ragnhild Bang; Ystrøm, Eivind; Klomsten, Anne Torhild; Bjørnebekk, Gunnar & Folstad, Siri Hausland [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2021). Evaluering av implementering av det tverrfaglige temaet «Folkehelse og livsmestring» i norske skoler.

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Published Apr. 22, 2021 11:47 AM - Last modified Sep. 9, 2021 2:37 PM