Stian Orm

Research Assistant - Department of Psychology
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Visiting address Forskningsveien 3A Harald Schjelderups hus 0373 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1094 Blindern 0317 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Social Sciences (Student)

PhD project

I am a PhD research fellow at the project: The Lillehammer Neurodevelopmental Follow-Up Study (LINEUP). LINEUP is a longitudinal study of children and adolescents with the neurodevelopmental disorders ADHD, ASD, and Tourettes syndrome. Currently we are examining 10-year follow-up data, when participants are young adults. Participants have been assessed with questionnaires measuring mental health, quality of life, and functional impairments, as well as neuropsychological tests of executive functions. Our aim is to identify developmental trajectories and childhood factors affecting mental health, quality of life, and functional impairments in young adulthood.

My PhD will focus on developmental trajectories of mental health and decision-making, associations between changes in executive functions and mental health, and predictors of functional impairment and mental health in young adulthood.

Research interests

My research interests are within neurodevelopmental disorders and developmental psychology. My interests and research span topics such as cognition and cognitive development in individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders, mental health and psychosocial interventions for individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders, and psychosocial adjustment of siblings of children with neurodevelopmental disorders.


April 2021- PhD research fellow at Innlandet Hospital Trust and Department of Psychology, University of Oslo

2021: Assistant professor of psychology, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences

2020: Consultant, Frambu Resource Center for Rare Disorders

2019-2020: Research Assistant, Department of Psychology, University of Oslo

2019-2020: Master in Psychology, University of Oslo

2016-2019: Bachelor in Psychology, University of Oslo

Research team

Main supervisor and principal investigator are Erik Winther Skogli. Co-supervisors are Merete Glenne Øie and Per Normann Andersen.

Published Apr. 8, 2021 8:20 AM