Trine Waaktaar

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Visiting address Harald Schjelderups hus Forskningsveien 3A 0373 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1084 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic Interests

  • Genes and environment

  • Developmental psychopathology

  • Stress and resilience

  • The relationship between research and clinical practice

Teaching

PSYC5304 - Tilstandsbilder, utredning og behandling av barn og unge

PSYC6300 - Praktikum

Higher education

  • PhD., Dept. of Psychology, University of Oslo. The doctoral thesis was about resilience and resilience building interventions for children and adolescents with psychosocial life stressors (2004)

  • Specialist in clinical psychology with children and adolescents (1995)

  • Cand. Psychol Dept. of Psychology, University of Oslo.  (1989)

  • Statistics for the social sciences, basic course

  • Sociology, basic course

Work experience

Associate professor at the Dept. of Psychology 2013 →

Former job as a researcher and head of section for resilience and epidemiology at the Centre for child and adolescent mental health, Eastern and Southern Norway (RBUP).

Experience from teaching and supervision in research as well as in clinical practice.

Practical clinical experience covering several mental health settings and involving therapeutic work with all age groups.

Appointments

  • Head of student clinic BFT (from spring 2014)

  • Member of Rådet for taushetsplikt og forskning; Ministry of Justice

Tags: Clinical psychology

Publications

  • Harstad, Stine; Bjaastad, Jon Fauskanger; Hjemdal, Odin; Compton, Scott; Waaktaar, Trine & Villabø, Marianne (2021). Competence and Adherence Scale for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CAS-CBT) for anxiety disorders in youth: Reliability and factor structure. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy. ISSN 1352-4658. 49, p. 745–757. doi: 10.1017/S1352465821000217.
  • Svensberg, K.; Kalleberg, B.G.; Rosvold, E.O.; Mathiesen, Liv; Wøien, H. & Hove, L.H. [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2021). Interprofessional education on complex patients in nursing homes: a focus group study. BMC Medical Education. ISSN 1472-6920. 21(1). doi: 10.1186/s12909-021-02867-6.
  • Martinsen, Kristin Dagmar; Rasmussen, Lene-Mari Potulski; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore; Holen, Solveig; Sund, Anne Mari & Løvaas, Mona Elisabeth S [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2019). Prevention of anxiety and depression in school children: Effectiveness of the transdiagnostic EMOTION program. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. ISSN 0022-006X. 87(2), p. 212–219. doi: 10.1037/ccp0000360. Full text in Research Archive
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Martinsen, Kristin Dagmar; Holen, Solveig; Neumer, Simon-Peter; Waaktaar, Trine; Rasmussen, Lene-Mari Potulski & Kendall, Philip C [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2017). The Factor Structure of MASC Youth Report in Norwegian School Children. Journal of Child and Family Studies. ISSN 1062-1024. 26(7), p. 1808–1816. doi: 10.1007/s10826-017-0705-9. Full text in Research Archive
  • Holen, Solveig; Waaktaar, Trine & Sagatun, Åse (2017). A Chance Lost in the Prevention of School Dropout? Teacher-Student Relationships Mediate the Effect of Mental Health Problems on Noncompletion of Upper-Secondary School. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research. ISSN 0031-3831. 62(5), p. 737–753. doi: 10.1080/00313831.2017.1306801.
  • Martinsen, Kristin Dagmar; Neumer, Simon-Peter; Holen, Solveig; Waaktaar, Trine; Sund, Anne Mari & Kendall, Philip C. (2016). Self-reported quality of life and self-esteem in sad and anxious school children. BMC Psychology. ISSN 2050-7283. 4:45, p. 1–10. doi: 10.1186/s40359-016-0153-0. Full text in Research Archive
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ulriksen, Robin; Sagatun, Åse; Zachrisson, Henrik Daae; Waaktaar, Trine & Lervåg, Arne (2015). Social Support and Socioeconomic Status Predict Secondary Students' Grades and Educational Plans Indifferently Across Immigrant Group and Gender. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research. ISSN 0031-3831. 59(3), p. 357–376. doi: 10.1080/00313831.2014.965792.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Holen, Solveig; Waaktaar, Trine; Lervåg, Arne & Ystgaard, Mette (2013). Implementing a Universal Stress Management Program for Young School Children: Are there Classroom Climate or Academic Effects? Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research. ISSN 0031-3831. 57(4), p. 420–444. doi: 10.1080/00313831.2012.656320.
  • 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.
  • Waaktaar, Trine (2012). Resiliensforskning : Hvordan kan kunnskap fra dette feltet bidra til utviklingsfremmende arbeid i skolehelsetjenesten og med skolen som arena. In Olaisen, Kristin (Eds.), Utviklingsfremmende samtaler med ungdom : samhandling på tvers. Kommuneforlaget AS. ISSN 978-82-446-2143-4. p. 276–283.
  • Holen, Solveig; Lervåg, Arne Ola; Waaktaar, Trine & Ystgaard, Mette (2012). Exploring the associations between coping patterns for everyday stressors and mental health in young schoolchildren. Journal of School Psychology. ISSN 0022-4405. 50(2), p. 167–193. doi: 10.1016/j.jsp.2011.10.006.
  • Holen, Solveig; Waaktaar, Trine; Lervåg, Arne & Ystgaard, Mette (2012). The effectiveness of a universal school-based programme on coping and mental health: a randomised, controlled study of Zippy's Friends. Educational Psychology. ISSN 0144-3410. 32(5), p. 657–677. doi: 10.1080/01443410.2012.686152.
  • 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.
  • Schultz, Jon-Håkon; Sørensen, Peer Møller & Waaktaar, Trine (2012). Ready for School? Trauma Exposure and Mental Health in a Group of War-Affected Ugandan Adolescents Re-Attending School. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research. ISSN 0031-3831. 56(5), p. 539–553. doi: 10.1080/00313831.2011.621132.
  • 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.
  • Jakobsen, Ida Skytte; Christiansen, Erik; Larsen, Kim Juul & Waaktaar, Trine (2011). Differences between youth with a single suicide attempt and repeaters regarding their and their parents history of psychiatric illness. Archives of Suicide Research. ISSN 1381-1118. 15(3), p. 265–276. doi: 10.1080/13811118.2011.589731.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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, 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.
  • Christie, Helen Johnsen & Waaktaar, Trine (1997). Tross alt: krigstraumatiserte barn og deres helingspotensialer. In Sveaass, Nora & Hauff, Edvard (Ed.), Flukt og fremtid: psykososialt arbeid og terapi med flyktninger. Ad Notam Gyldendal. ISSN 82-417-0832-7. p. 119–133.

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  • Waaktaar, Trine & Christie, Helen Johnsen (2000). Styrk sterke sider: håndbok i resiliencegrupper for barn med psykososiale belastninger. Kommuneforlaget AS. ISBN 82--446-0771-8. 188 p.

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  • Martinsen, Kristin Dagmar; Neumer, Simon-Peter; Holen, Solveig; Waaktaar, Trine; Sund, Anne Mari & Løvaas, Mona Elisabeth S [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2018). Effectiveness evaluation of the EMOTION program.
  • Martinsen, Kristin Dagmar; Neumer, Simon-Peter; Holen, Solveig; Waaktaar, Trine; Sund, Anne Mari & Patras, Joshua [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2017). Indicated prevention of anxiety and depression in school children: Preliminary results from a randomized controlled trial of a new transdiagnostic intervention.
  • TV2, Journalist & Waaktaar, Trine (2016). 'Generasjon Prestasjon' - intervju på God Morgen Norge. [TV]. Oslo.
  • Martinsen, Kristin Dagmar; Neumer, Simon-Peter; Holen, Solveig; Waaktaar, Trine; Sund, Anne Mari & Patras, Joshua [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2016). The EMOTION program - A transdiagnostic intervention targeting high levels of anxiety and depressive symptoms in children .
  • Harstad, Stine; Waaktaar, Trine & Bengtson, Mette (2016). Atferdsforstyrrelser og følelsesmessige forstyrrelser hos barn og ungdom. In Hagen, Roger & Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen (Ed.), Psykiske lidelser. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISSN 9788205490260. p. 280–297.
  • Kristin, Moksnes & Waaktaar, Trine (2015). NRK EKKO hovedsending: Ut av perfektfella. [Radio]. NRK .
  • Martinsen, Kristin Dagmar; Neumer, Simon-Peter; Holen, Solveig; Waaktaar, Trine; Sund, Anne Mari & Patras, Joshua [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2015). Transdiagnostic principles of change for anxiety and depression in youth: The EMOTION program.
  • Holen, Solveig; Martinsen, Kristin Dagmar; Neumer, Simon-Peter; Waaktaar, Trine; Sund, Anne Mari & Patras, Joshua [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2015). Angst eller depresjon? Hvem nå man med indikert forebyggende tiltak for emosjonelle lidelser i skolen?
  • Waaktaar, Trine (2015). Minneord Bodil Haavardsholm 1924-2014. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. ISSN 0332-6470. 52(2).
  • Waaktaar, Trine (2015). Styrk sterke sider.
  • Waaktaar, Trine (2014). Stress kan få følger for barnets utvikling. [Internet]. nrk.no.
  • Waaktaar, Trine (2014). Tvillingtypens betydning. Kommentar fra Trine Waaktaar, førsteamanuensis, Dr.Psychol. Psykologisk institutt Universitetet i Oslo. [Journal]. Tvillingnytt.
  • 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?
  • Waaktaar, Trine (2014). - Det vi kaller normalt er blitt veldig smalt. [Newspaper]. Aftenposten.no.
  • Waaktaar, Trine (2014). Debattinnledning og paneldeltaker på debatt på Litteraturhuset i forbindelse med konferansen: Personlighetsproblemer hos ungdom Identifikasjon og muligheter for forebygging gjennom tidlig intervensjon og behandling.
  • Waaktaar, Trine (2014). Kommentar om personlighetsforskjeller hos tvillinger. [Journal]. Tvillingnytt, nr 4, 2014. Årgang. 29.
  • Haugen, Anette & Waaktaar, Trine (2014). Fra småbarnstid til pubertet. [Journal]. Tvillingnytt, nr 4, 2014 Årg. 29.
  • Waaktaar, Trine (2014). Nekrolog over psykolog Bodil Haavardsholm. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Hellzen, Elisabeth; Hægland, Gina; Innset, Kari; Olaisen, Kristin; Torsteinsson, Vigdis Wie & Waaktaar, Trine (2013). Psykologkompetanse på nye veier. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. ISSN 0332-6470. 50(12), p. 1223–1225.
  • Waaktaar, Trine (2012). Hvorfor er barn og unge så forskjellige når det gjelder reaksjoner på stress og belastninger i livet? Funn fra forskning på risiko- og beskyttelsesfaktorer, og noen konsekvenser for tiltak.
  • Jørgensen, Liv & Waaktaar, Trine (2012). Ensom personlighet. [Internet]. forskning.no.
  • Waaktaar, Trine (2012). Mulus underverk. [Newspaper]. Vårt Land.
  • Jørgensen, Liv & Waaktaar, Trine (2012). Hjelp til foreldre kan dempe selvmordsfare. [Internet]. RBUP Øst og Sør hjemmeside.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Waaktaar, Trine & Christie, Helen Johnsen (2000). Krigens barn: en veiledning til hjelpere.
  • Waaktaar, Trine (2019). Identitet og ungdom. Kapittel i rapport. Voksne for barn. ISSN 978-82-92488-86-7.
  • Martinsen, Kristin Dagmar; Neumer, Simon-Peter & Waaktaar, Trine (2018). Prevention of anxiety and depression i school children. The development and testing of the new transdiagnostic EMOTION intervention. Universitetet i Oslo.
  • Waaktaar, Trine (2004). Stability and change in youths behaviour. An exploration of stress and resilience processes. Psykologisk Institutt, R.BUP, Nic Waals Instiutt.

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Projects

  • Mental Health problems in adolescence: A longitudinal twin study
  • Substance abuse in adolescence: A longitudinal twin study