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  • 970--folkemengde---jahre- Aiming to beat schizophrenia to the finish line Oct. 29, 2019 3:58 PM

    Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are highly hereditary diseases. But is it possible to predict who will get them? That is one of the aims of Associate Professor Lars Tjelta Westlye, who is now to receive the Anders Jahre Prize for Young Scientists.

  • rort-mor What does it mean to be moved by love? Aug. 13, 2018 3:15 PM

    University of California and University of Oslo researchers define the sensations associated with the emotion of ‘kama muta’.


  • evelin-lindner-web On Dignity and Humiliation Feb. 27, 2020 10:00 AM

    Evelin Lindner has explored the theme of humiliation, or what she calls "the nuclear bomb of the emotions," for 45 years.

  • jameskirkbride Out of place: Towards an integrated understanding of the social epidemiology of psychotic disorder Mar. 18, 2020 11:15 AM

    Although ubiquitous globally, psychotic disorders show strong social gradients by both individual attributes and geographical region, established via ground-breaking psychiatric epidemiology beginning in the U.S. and subsequently exported to Europe and beyond. Despite almost a century of research on this topic, persistent inequalities in the risk of psychotic disorders by both person and place remain, with potentially vital implications for etiology, public health and service provision.