Svenn Torgersen

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Publications

  • Scarth, Morgan; Havnes, Ingrid Amalia; Jørstad, Marie Lindvik; McVeigh, Jim; Van Hout, Marie Claire & Westlye, Lars Tjelta [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2022). Severity of anabolic steroid dependence, executive function, and personality traits in substance use disorder patients in Norway. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. ISSN 0376-8716. 231. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2022.109275.
  • Torgersen, Svenn & Waaktaar, Trine (2019). The Oslo University Adolescent and Young Adult Twin Project: Recruitment and Attrition. Twin Research and Human Genetics. ISSN 1832-4274. p. 1–6. doi: 10.1017/thg.2019.51.
  • Kandler, Christian; Waaktaar, Trine; Möttus, Rene; Riemann, Rainer & Torgersen, Svenn (2019). Unravelling the Interplay Between Genetic and Environmental Contributions in the Unfolding of Personality Differences from Early Adolescence to Young Adulthood. European Journal of Personality. ISSN 0890-2070. 33(3), p. 221–244. doi: 10.1002/per.2189.
  • Waszczuk, Monika Aldona; Waaktaar, Trine; Eley, Thalia C. & Torgersen, Svenn (2019). Etiological influences on continuity and co‐occurrence of eating disorders symptoms across adolescence and emerging adulthood. International Journal of Eating Disorders. ISSN 0276-3478. p. 1–10. doi: 10.1002/eat.23040. Full text in Research Archive
  • Gunderson, John G; Herpertz, Sabine; Skodol, Andrew E; Torgersen, Svenn & Zanarini, Mary C (2018). Borderline personality disorder. Nature Reviews Disease Primers. ISSN 2056-676X. 4, p. 1–20. doi: 10.1038/nrdp.2018.29.
  • Vollrath, Margarete E.; Torgersen, Svenn & Torgersen, Leila (2018). Associations of children’s Big Five personality with eating behaviors. BMC Research Notes. ISSN 1756-0500. 11(1). doi: 10.1186/s13104-018-3768-9. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tore Buer; Paap, Muirne C. S.; Arnesen, Marianne; Koritzinsky, Karoline H.; Nysæter, Tor Erik & Eikenæs, Ingeborg Helene [Show all 14 contributors for this article] (2018). Interrater reliability of the structured clinical interview for the DSM-5 alternative model of personality disorders module i: Level of personality functioning scale. Journal of Personality Assessment. ISSN 0022-3891. 100(6), p. 630–641. doi: 10.1080/00223891.2018.1483377. Full text in Research Archive
  • Waaktaar, Trine; Kan, Kees-Jan & Torgersen, Svenn (2018). The genetic and environmental architecture of substance use development from early adolescence into young adulthood: a longitudinal twin study of comorbidity of alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use. Addiction. ISSN 0965-2140. 113(4), p. 740–748. doi: 10.1111/add.14076. Full text in Research Archive
  • Øvergaard, Kristin Romvig; Ørbeck, Beate; Aase, Heidi; Torgersen, Svenn; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted & Zeiner, Pål (2018). Emotional Lability in Preschoolers With Symptoms of ADHD. Journal of Attention Disorders. ISSN 1087-0547. 22(8), p. 787–795. doi: 10.1177/1087054715576342.
  • Øvergaard, Kristin Romvig; Aase, Heidi; Torgersen, Svenn & Zeiner, Pål (2016). Co-Occurrence of ADHD and Anxiety in Preschool Children. Journal of Attention Disorders. ISSN 1087-0547. 20(7), p. 573–580. doi: 10.1177/1087054712463063.
  • Seglem, Karoline Brobakke; Waaktaar, Trine; Ask, Helga & Torgersen, Svenn (2016). Sex differences in genetic and environmental contributions to alcohol consumption from early adolescence to young adulthood. Addiction. ISSN 0965-2140. 111(7), p. 1188–1195. doi: 10.1111/add.13321.
  • Vollrath, Margarete E.; Hampson, Sarah E. & Torgersen, Svenn (2016). Constructing a short form of the hierarchical personality inventory for children (HiPIC): The HiPIC-30. Personality and Mental Health. ISSN 1932-8621. 10(2), p. 152–165. doi: 10.1002/pmh.1334.
  • Korsgaard, Hans Ole; Torgersen, Svenn; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore & Ulberg, Randi (2016). Personality disorders and Axis I comorbidity in adolescent outpatients with ADHD. BMC Psychiatry. ISSN 1471-244X. 16:175, p. 1–10. doi: 10.1186/s12888-016-0871-0. Full text in Research Archive
  • Korsgaard, Hans Ole; Torgersen, Svenn; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore & Ulberg, Randi (2016). Substance abuse and personality disorder comorbidity in adolescent outpatients: are girls more severely ill than boys? Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health (CAPMH). ISSN 1753-2000. 10:8, p. 1–9. doi: 10.1186/s13034-016-0096-5. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ask, Helga; Waaktaar, Trine; Seglem, Karoline Brobakke & Torgersen, Svenn (2016). Common Etiological Sources of Anxiety, Depression, and Somatic Complaints in Adolescents: A Multiple Rater twin Study. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. ISSN 0091-0627. 44(1), p. 101–114. doi: 10.1007/s10802-015-9977-y.
  • Torgersen, Svenn (2015). Personlighetsforstyrrelser. In Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen & Hagen, Roger (Ed.), Personlighetspsykologi. Fagbokforlaget. ISSN 978-82-450-1715-1. p. 241–264.
  • Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Czajkowski, Nikolai Olavi; Ystrøm, Eivind; Ørstavik, Ragnhild; Aggen, Steven H. & Tambs, Kristian [Show all 12 contributors for this article] (2015). A longitudinal twin study of borderline and antisocial personality disorder traits in early to middle adulthood. Psychological Medicine. ISSN 0033-2917. 45(14), p. 3121–3131. doi: 10.1017/S0033291715001117.
  • Korsgaard, Hans Ole; Torgersen, Svenn; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore & ULBERG, RANDI (2015). The Relationship between Personality Disorders and Quality of Life in Adolescent Outpatients. Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology. ISSN 2245-8875. 3(3), p. 180–189. doi: 10.21307/sjcapp-2015-018. Full text in Research Archive
  • Seglem, Karoline Brobakke; Waaktaar, Trine; Ask, Helga & Torgersen, Svenn (2015). Genetic and Environmental Influences on Adolescents’ Smoking Involvement: A Multi-informant Twin Study. Behavior Genetics. ISSN 0001-8244. 45(2), p. 171–180. doi: 10.1007/s10519-015-9706-x.
  • Seglem, Karoline Brobakke; Torgersen, Svenn; Ask, Helga & Waaktaar, Trine (2015). Weak etiologic links between control and the externalizing behaviors delinquency and substance abuse in adolescence. Personality and Individual Differences. ISSN 0191-8869. 75, p. 179–184. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2014.11.036.
  • Ask, Helga; Torgersen, Svenn; Seglem, Karoline Brobakke & Waaktaar, Trine (2014). Genetic and environmental causes of variation in adolescent anxiety symptoms: A multiple-rater twin study. Journal of Anxiety Disorders. ISSN 0887-6185. 28(4), p. 363–371. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2014.04.003.
  • Øvergaard, Kristin Romvig; Aase, Heidi; Torgersen, Svenn; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Ørbeck, Beate & Myhre, Anne Margrethe [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2014). Continuity in features of anxiety and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in young preschool children. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. ISSN 1018-8827. 23(9), p. 743–752. doi: 10.1007/s00787-014-0538-7. Full text in Research Archive
  • Holte, Arne; Barry, Margaret M.; Bekkhus, Mona; Borge, Anne Inger Helmen; Bowes, Lucy & Casas, Ferran [Show all 25 contributors for this article] (2014). Psychology of Child Well-Being. In Ben-Arieh, Asher; Casas, Ferran; Frønes, Ivar & Korbin, Jill E. (Ed.), Handbook of child well-being : theories, methods and policies in global perspective. Springer. ISSN 978-90-481-9062-1. p. 555–631. doi: 10.1007/978-90-481-9063-8_13.
  • Gere, Martina Kaja; Hagen, Kristine Amlund; Villabø, Marianne Aalberg; Arnberg, Kasper; Neumer, Simon-Peter & Torgersen, Svenn (2013). Father's mental health as a protective factor in the relationship between maternal and child depressive symptoms. Depression and Anxiety. ISSN 1091-4269. 30(1), p. 31–38. doi: 10.1002/da.22010.
  • Bjørnebekk, Astrid; Fjell, Anders Martin; Walhovd, Kristine B; Grydeland, Håkon; Torgersen, Svenn & Westlye, Lars Tjelta (2013). Neuronal correlates of the five factor model (FFM) of human personality: Multimodal imaging in a large healthy sample. NeuroImage. ISSN 1053-8119. 65, p. 194–208. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2012.10.009.
  • Villabø, Marianne Aalberg; Cummings, Colleen M.; Gere, Martina Kaja; Torgersen, Svenn & Kendall, Philip C (2013). Anxious youth in research and service clinics. Journal of Anxiety Disorders. ISSN 0887-6185. 27(1), p. 16–24. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2012.09.003.
  • Waaktaar, Trine & Torgersen, Svenn (2013). Self-Efficacy Is Mainly Genetic, Not Learned: A Multiple-Rater Twin Study on the Causal Structure of General Self-Efficacy in Young People. Twin Research and Human Genetics. ISSN 1832-4274. 16(3), p. 651–660. doi: 10.1017/thg.2013.25.
  • Villabø, Marianne Aalberg; Gere, Martina Kaja; Torgersen, Svenn; Arnberg, Kasper; Neumer, Simon-Peter & Kendall, Philip C (2013). Anxious Self-Statements in Clinic-Referred US and Norwegian Anxiety-Disordered Youth. Cognitive Therapy and Research. ISSN 0147-5916. 37(4), p. 840–850. doi: 10.1007/s10608-013-9530-7.
  • Torgersen, Svenn; Myers, John; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Røysamb, Espen; Kubarych, Thomas S. & Kendler, Kenneth S. (2012). The heritability of cluster B personality disorders assessed both by personal interview and questionnaire. Journal of Personality Disorders. ISSN 0885-579X. 26(6), p. 848–866. doi: 10.1521/pedi_2012_26_060.
  • Villabø, Marianne Aalberg; Gere, Martina Kaja; Torgersen, Svenn; March, John S & Kendall, Philip C (2012). Diagnostic efficiency of the child and parent versions of the Multidimensional Anxiety Scale for Children. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology. ISSN 1537-4416. 41(1), p. 75–85. doi: 10.1080/15374416.2012.632350.
  • Waaktaar, Trine & Torgersen, Svenn (2012). Genetic and environmental causes of variation in perceived loneliness in young people. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics. ISSN 1552-4841. 159B(5), p. 580–588. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.b.32064.
  • Waaktaar, Trine & Torgersen, Svenn (2012). Genetic and Environmental Causes of Variation in Trait Resilience in Young People. Behavior Genetics. ISSN 0001-8244. 42(3), p. 366–377. doi: 10.1007/s10519-011-9519-5.
  • Gere, Martina Kaja; Villabø, Marianne Aalberg; Torgersen, Svenn & Kendall, Philip C (2012). Overprotective parenting and child anxiety: The role of co-occurring child behavior problems. Journal of Anxiety Disorders. ISSN 0887-6185. 26(6), p. 642–649. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2012.04.003.
  • Gjerde, Line Cecilie; Czajkowski, Nikolai Olavi; Røysamb, Espen; Ørstavik, Ragnhild; Knudsen, Gun Peggy & Østby, Kristian Roald Amundsen [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2012). The heritability of avoidant and dependent personality disorder assessed by personal interview and questionnaire. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. ISSN 0001-690X. 126(6), p. 448–457. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0447.2012.01862.x.
  • Torgersen, Svenn (2012). Epidemiology. In Widiger, Thomas A. (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of personality disorders. Oxford University Press. ISSN 9780199735013. p. 186–205.
  • Røysamb, Espen; Kendler, Kenneth S; Tambs, Kristian; Ørstavik, Ragnhild; Aggen, Steven H & Neale, Michael C [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2011). The joint structure of DSM-IV Axis I and Axis II disorders. Journal of Abnormal Psychology. ISSN 0021-843X. 120(1), p. 198–209. doi: 10.1037/a0021660.
  • Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Czajkowski, Nikolai; Røysamb, Espen; Ørstavik, Ragnhild Elise; Neale, Michael C & Torgersen, Svenn [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2010). Major depression and dimensional representations of DSM-IV personality disorders: a population-based twin study. Psychological Medicine. ISSN 0033-2917. 40(9), p. 1475–1484. doi: 10.1017/S0033291709991954.
  • Waaktaar, Trine & Torgersen, Svenn (2010). How resilient are resilience scales? The Big Five scales outperform resilience scales in predicting adjustment in adolescents. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. ISSN 0036-5564. 51(2), p. 157–163. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9450.2009.00757.x.
  • Cramer, Victoria; Torgersen, Svenn & Kringlen, Einar (2010). Mood disorders and quality of life. A community study. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry. ISSN 0803-9488. 64(1), p. 58–62. doi: 10.3109/08039480903287565.
  • Torgersen, Svenn (2009). Det psykiatriske intervju. In Rønnestad, Michael Helge & Lippe, Anna Louise von der (Ed.), Det kliniske intervjuet. Gyldendal Akademisk.
  • Edvardsen, Jack; Torgersen, Svenn; Røysamb, Espen; Lygren, Sissel; Skre, Ingunn & Onstad, Sidsel [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2009). Unipolar depressive disorders have a common genotype. Journal of Affective Disorders. ISSN 0165-0327. 117(1-2), p. 30–41. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2008.12.004.
  • Tambs, Kristian; Rønning, Torbjørn; Prescott, CA; Kendler, Kenneth S; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted & Torgersen, Svenn [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2009). The Norwegian Institute of Public Health Twin Study of Mental Health: Examining recruitment and attrition bias. Twin Research and Human Genetics. ISSN 1832-4274. 12(2), p. 158–168.
  • Torgersen, Svenn (2009). The nature (and nurture) of personality disorders. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. ISSN 0036-5564. 50(6), p. 624–632. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9450.2009.00788.x.
  • Edvardsen, Jack; Torgersen, Svenn; Røysamb, Espen; Lygren, Sissel; Skre, Ingunn & Onstad, Sidsel [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2008). Heritability of bipolar spectrum disorders. Unity or heterogeneity? Journal of Affective Disorders. ISSN 0165-0327. 106(3), p. 229–240. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2007.07.001.
  • Vollrath, Margarete E. & Torgersen, Svenn (2008). Personality types and risky health behaviors in Norwegian students. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. ISSN 0036-5564. 49(3), p. 287–292. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9450.2008.00631.x.
  • Kristensen, Hanne & Torgersen, Svenn (2008). Is social anxiety disorder in childhood associated with developmental deficit/delay? European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. ISSN 1018-8827. 17(2), p. 99–107. doi: 10.1007/s00787-007-0642-z.
  • Torgersen, Svenn (2008). Obsessive compulsive disorder plus schizotypal personality disorder: Is the sum more than the parts? Personality and Mental Health. ISSN 1932-8621. 2, p. 204–206.
  • Kendler, Kenneth S; Aggen, Steven H; Czajkowski, Nikolai; Røysamb, Espen; Tambs, Kristian & Torgersen, Svenn [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2008). The structure of genetic and environmental risk factors for DSM-IV personality disorders: a multivariate twin study. Archives of General Psychiatry. ISSN 0003-990X. 65(12), p. 1438–1446.
  • Torgersen, Svenn (2008). The genetic epidemiology of major depression. Actas espanolas de psiquiatria. ISSN 1139-9287. 36, p. 25–27.
  • Torgersen, S; Czajkowski, Nikolai; Jacobson, K; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Røysamb, Espen & Neale, MC [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2008). Dimensional representations of DSM-IV cluster B personality disorders in a population-based sample of Norwegian twins: a multivariate study. Psychological Medicine. ISSN 0033-2917. 38(11), p. 1617–1625. doi: 10.1017/S0033291708002924.
  • Torgersen, Svenn & Waktaar, Trine (2007). Resiliens som personlighetsbegrep. In Borge, Anne Inger Helmen (Eds.), Resiliens i praksis. Teori og empiri i et norsk perspektiv. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-05-35935-2. p. 52–74.
  • Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Czajkowski, Nikolai; Neale, Michael C.; Ørstavik, Ragnhild Elise; Torgersen, Svenn & Tambs, Kristian [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2007). Genetic and environmental influences on dimensional representations of DSM-IV cluster C personality disorders: a population-based multivariate twin study. Psychological Medicine. ISSN 0033-2917. 37(5), p. 645–653. doi: 10.1017/S0033291706009548.
  • Battaglia, Marco; Ogliari, Anna; Harris, Jennifer; Spatola, Chiara AM; Pesenti-Gritti, Paola & Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2007). A genetic study of the acute anxious response to carbon dioxide stimulation in man. Journal of Psychiatric Research. ISSN 0022-3956. 41(11), p. 906–917. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2006.12.002.
  • Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Czajkowski, Nikolai; Torgersen, Svenn; Neale, Michael C.; Ørstavik, Ragnhild Elise & Tambs, Kristian [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2007). The relationship between avoidant personality disorder and social phobia: A population-based twin study. American Journal of Psychiatry. ISSN 0002-953X. 164(11), p. 1722–1728. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2007.06101764.
  • Kristensen, Hanne & Torgersen, Svenn (2007). The association between avoidant personality traits and motor impairment in a population-based sample of 11-12-year-old children. Journal of Personality Disorders. ISSN 0885-579X. 21(1), p. 87–98. doi: 10.1521/pedi.2007.21.1.87.
  • Cramer, Victoria; Torgersen, Svenn & Kringlen, Einar (2007). Socio-demographic conditions, subjective somatic health, axis I disorders and personality disorders in the common population: The relationship to quality of life. Journal of Personality Disorders. ISSN 0885-579X. 21, p. 552–567.
  • Kendler, KS; Myers, J; Myers, John; Torgersen, Svenn; Neale, MC & Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted (2007). The heritability of cluster A personality disorders assessed by both personal interview and questionnaire. Psychological Medicine. ISSN 0033-2917. 37. doi: 10.1017/S0033291706009755.
  • Torgersen, Svenn (2006). Genetische Aspekte Narzisstischer Persønlichkeitsstørungen. In Kernberg, Otto F & Hartmann, Hans-Peter (Ed.), Narzissmus Grundlagen - Størungsbilder - Therapie. Schattauer Gmbh. ISSN 3-7945-2466-7. p. 432–436.
  • Waaktaar, Trine; Avdem, Jorid & Torgersen, Svenn (2006). Forebygging av vansker hos ungdom - hva kan vi lære av resiliensforskning? In Kleven, Karin; Talseth, Randi; Notøy, Ingunn & Vea, Ingeborg (Ed.), Barn i Norge 2006. Barn i risiko. Voksne for Barn. ISSN 82-92488-08-1. p. 27–34.
  • Torgersen, Svenn & Vollrath, Margarete E (2006). Personality types, personality traits, and risky health behavior. In Vollrath, Margarete E. (Eds.), Handbook of Personality and Health. John Wiley & Sons. ISSN 978-0-470-02135-4. p. 215–234.
  • Torgersen, Svenn & Vollrath, Margarete Erika (2006). Personality types, personality traits, and risky health behaviors. In Vollrath, Margarete E. (Eds.), Handbook of personality and health. John Wiley & Sons. ISSN 978-0-470-02134-7. p. 215–233.
  • Torgersen, Svenn (2006). Keep it in the family. Nature. ISSN 0028-0836. 442(138).
  • Kristensen, Hanne & Torgersen, Svenn (2006). Social anxiety disorder in 11-12-year-old children. The efficacy of screening and issues in parent-child agreement. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. ISSN 1018-8827. 15(3), p. 163–171. doi: 10.1007/s00787-005-0519-y.
  • Kringlen, Einar; Torgersen, Svenn & Cramer, Victoria (2006). Mental illness in a rural area - A Norwegian psychiatric epidemiological study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. ISSN 0933-7954. 41, p. 713–719.
  • Lau, Bjørn; Hem, Erlend; Berg, Anne Marie Lie; Ekeberg, Øivind & Torgersen, Svenn (2006). Personality types, coping, and stress in the Norwegian police service. Personality and Individual Differences. ISSN 0191-8869. 41(5), p. 971–982. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2006.04.006.
  • Kendler, KS; Czajkowski, Nikolai; Tambs, Kristian; Torgersen, Svenn; Aggen, SH & Neale, Michael C. [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2006). Dimensional representations of DSM-IV Cluster A personality disorders in a population-based sample of Norwegian twins: a multivariate study. Psychological Medicine. ISSN 0033-2917. 36(11), p. 1583–1591. doi: 10.1017/S0033291706008609.
  • Cramer, Victoria; Torgersen, Svenn & Kringlen, Einar (2006). Personality disorder and quality of life. Comprehensive Psychiatry. ISSN 0010-440X. 47, p. 178–184.
  • Torgersen, Svenn (2005). Borderline and histrionic personality disorder. In Maj, Mario (Eds.), Evidence and experince in psychiatry. Vol. 8. Personality disorders. John Wiley & Sons.
  • Torgersen, Svenn (2005). Schizotypal personality disorder. In Rønningstam, Elsa & Simonsen, Erik (Ed.), Personality disorders. World Psychiatric Association.
  • Torgersen, Svenn (2005). Epidemiology. In Oldham, John M; Skodol, Andrew E & Bender, Donna S (Ed.), The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Personality Disorders. American Psychiatric Publishing. ISSN 1-58562-159-5. p. 129–142.
  • Torgersen, Svenn (2005). Genetics of Borderline Personality Disorder. In Zanarini, Mary C (Eds.), Borderline Personality Disorder. Taylor & Francis. ISSN 0-8247-2928-5. p. 127–134.
  • Torgersen, Svenn (2005). Behavior genetics of personality. Current Psychiatry Reports. ISSN 1523-3812. 7, p. 51–56.
  • Helgeland, Margareth Winther; Kjelsberg, Ellen & Torgersen, Svenn (2005). Continuities between emotional and disruptive behavior disorders in adolescence and personality disorders in adulthood. American Journal of Psychiatry. ISSN 0002-953X. 162, p. 1941–1947.
  • Waaktaar, Trine; Borge, Anne Inger Helmen; Christie, Helen & Torgersen, Svenn (2005). Youth-parent consistencies on ratings of difficulties and prosocial behaviour: Exploration of an at-risk sample. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. ISSN 0036-5564. 46(2), p. 179–188. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9450.2005.00447.x.
  • Helgeland, MI & Torgersen, Svenn (2005). Stability and prediction of schizophrenia from adolescence to adulthood. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. ISSN 1018-8827. 14.
  • Cramer, Victoria; Torgersen, Svenn & Kringlen, E (2005). Quality of life and anxiety disorders: A population study. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. ISSN 0022-3018. 193.
  • Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Røysamb, Espen; Tambs, Kristian; Torgersen, Svenn; Kringlen, Einar & Harris, Jennifer R. [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2004). Genetic and environmental influences on the association between smoking and panic attacks in females: a population-based twin study. Psychological Medicine. ISSN 0033-2917. 34, p. 1271–1277.
  • Waaktaar, T; Christie, HJ; Borge, Anne Inger Helmen & Torgersen, Svenn (2004). Building youths resilience within a psychiatric outpatient setting: results from a pilot clinical intervention project. Psychological Reports. ISSN 0033-2941. p. 363–370.
  • Waaktaar, Trine; Christie, Helen; Borge, Anne Inger Helmen & Torgersen, Svenn (2004). How can young people's resilience be enhanced? Experience from a clinical intervention project. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry. ISSN 1359-1045. 9(2), p. 167–183. doi: 10.1177/1359104504041917.
  • Waaktaar, Trine; Borge, Anne Inger Helmen; Fundingsrud, Hans Petter; Christie, Helen & Torgersen, Svenn (2004). The role of stressful life events in the development of depressive symptoms in adolescence. Journal of Adolescence. ISSN 0140-1971. 27(2), p. 153–163.
  • Cramer, Victoria; Torgersen, Svenn & Kringlen, Einar (2004). Quality of life in a city: The effect of population density. Social Indicators Research. ISSN 0303-8300. 69, p. 103–116.
  • Helgeland, Margareth Winther & Torgersen, Svenn (2004). Developmental antecedents of borderline personality disorder. Comprehensive Psychiatry. ISSN 0010-440X. 45, p. 138–147.
  • Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Bulik, Cynthia M.; Kendler, Kenneth S.; Røysamb, Espen; Tambs, Kristian & Torgersen, Svenn [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2004). Undue influence of weight on self-evaluation: A population-based twin study of gender differences. International Journal of Eating Disorders. ISSN 0276-3478. 35, p. 123–132.
  • Waaktaar, Trine; Christie, Helen; Borge, Anne Inger Helmen & Torgersen, Svenn (2004). Building youths' resilience within a psychiatric outpatient setting: Results from a pilot clinical intervention project. Psychological Reports. ISSN 0033-2941. 94(1), p. 363–370. doi: 10.2466/pr0.94.1.363-370.
  • Waaktaar, Trine; Christie, HJ; Borge, Anne Inger Helmen & Torgersen, Svenn (2004). Building youths' resilience within a psychiatric outpatient setting: Results from a pilot clinical intervention project. Psychological Reports. ISSN 0033-2941. 94, p. 363–370.
  • Cramer, Victoria; Torgersen, Svenn & Kringlen, Einar (2003). Personality disorders, prevalence, socio-demographic correlations, quality of life, dysfunction, and the question of continuity. Personlichkeitsstörungen - Theorie und Therapie. ISSN 1433-6308. 7(3), p. 189–198.
  • Vollrath, Margarete; Alnæs, Randolf & Torgersen, Svenn (2003). Coping and MCMI-II symptom scales. Journal of Clinical Psychology. ISSN 0021-9762. 59(12), p. 1305–1314.
  • Vollrath, Margarete; Alnæs, Randolf & Torgersen, Svenn (2003). Differential effects of coping in mental disorders: A prospective study in psychiatric outpatients. Journal of Clinical Psychology. ISSN 0021-9762. 59(10), p. 1077–1088.

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  • Torgersen, Svenn (2008). Personlighet og personlighetsforstyrrelser. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISBN 978-82-05-36539-1. 351 p.

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  • Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Czajkowski, Nikolai Olavi; Ystrøm, Eivind; Ørstavik, Ragnhild; Aggen, Steven H. & Tambs, Kristian [Show all 12 contributors for this article] (2015). Borderline and antisocial personality disorder traits in early to middle adulthood: A longitudinal twin study.
  • Ask, Helga; Waaktaar, Trine; Seglem, Karoline Brobakke & Torgersen, Svenn (2014). Causes of co-occurring somatic, anxious and depressive symptoms in adolescents.
  • Seglem, Karoline Brobakke; Torgersen, Svenn; Ask, Helga & Waaktaar, Trine (2014). Impulsivity, delinquency and substance abuse in adolescence – Can common genetic or environmental factors explain why these traits often co-occur?
  • Torgersen, Svenn (2012). Paranoid schizofreni, paranoide psykoser og personlighetsforstyrrelser. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. ISSN 0029-2001. 132, p. 851–852. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.12.0318.
  • Jørgensen, Liv & Torgersen, Svenn (2011). I stor grad født sånn. [Internet]. forskning.no.
  • Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Czajkowski, Nikolai; Røysamb, Espen; Ørstavik, Ragnhild Elise; Torgersen, Svenn & Kendler, Kenneth S (2009). Major Depression and DSM-IV Personality Disorders: A Population-Based Twin Study.
  • Waaktaar, Trine & Torgersen, Svenn (2007). Kapittel 8 Resiliens og intervensjon. In Borge, Anne Inger Helmen (Eds.), Resiliens i praksis : teori og empiri i et norsk perspektiv. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-05-35935-2.
  • Torgersen, Svenn & Waaktaar, Trine (2007). Resiliens som personlighetsegenskap. In Borge, Anne Inger Helmen (Eds.), Resiliens i praksis : teori og empiri i et norsk perspektiv. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-05-35935-2. p. 52–74.
  • Torgersen, Svenn (2006). Genes and behavior: Nature-nurture interplay explained. Nature. ISSN 0028-0836. 442.
  • Aalberg, Marianne; Torgersen, Svenn & Neumer, Simon-Peter (2013). Evidence-based assessment of anxiety-disordered children: From research to community clinics. Universitetet i Oslo.
  • Gere, Martina Kaja; Torgersen, Svenn & Neumer, Simon-Peter (2013). Parent factors in child psychopathology. Overprotective parenting behaviors and parental symptoms of depression and stress. Universitetet i Oslo.

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