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Cathrine Bjorvatn

Associate Professor
  • E-mailCathrine.Bjorvatn@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 61 03
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland universitetssykehus, Laboratoriebygget
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • Show author(s) 2020. The intronic BRCA1 c.5407-25T>A variant causing partly skipping of exon 23-a likely pathogenic variant with reduced penetrance? European Journal of Human Genetics. 1078-1086.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Rethinking rehabilitation after percutaneous coronary intervention: a protocol of a multicentre cohort study on continuity of care, health literacy, adherence and costs at all care levels (the CONCARDPCI). BMJ Open. e031995.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Cancer-related distress in unselected women with newly diagnosed breast or ovarian cancer undergoing BRCA1/2 testing without pretest genetic counseling. Acta Oncologica. 175-181.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Anxiety and depression symptoms among women attending group-based patient education courses for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Hereditary Cancer in Clinical Practice. 1-9.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Identifying needs: a qualitative study of women’s experiences regarding rapid genetic testing for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer in the DNA BONus Study. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 182-189.
  • Show author(s) 2016. BRCA1/2 testing in newly diagnosed breast and ovarian cancer patients without prior genetic counselling: the DNA-BONus study. European Journal of Human Genetics. 881-888.
  • Show author(s) 2012. What Information Do Cancer Genetic Counselees Prioritize? Journal of Genetic Counseling. 510-526.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Predictors of Heart-Focused Anxiety in Patients Undergoing Genetic Investigation and Counseling of Long QT Syndrome or Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: A One Year Follow-up. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 72-84.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Is genetic counseling a stressful event? Acta Oncologica. 1089-1097.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Health status in patients at risk of inherited arrhythmias and sudden unexpected death compared to the general population. BMC Medical Genetics. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Intrusion and avoidance in subjects undergoing genetic investigation and counseling for hereditary cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer. 1371-1381.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Living with Long QT Syndrome: A Qualitative Study of Coping with Increased Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 489-498.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Anxiety and depression among subjects attending genetic counseling for hereditary cancer. Patient Education and Counseling. 234-243.
  • Show author(s) 2007. The Influence of Cancer-related Distress and Sense of Coherence on Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Hereditary Cancer. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 607-615.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Risk perception, worry and satisfaction related to genetic counseling for hereditary cancer. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 211-222.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Psychosocial Factors Associated With Quality of Life Among Individuals Attending Genetic Counseling for Hereditary Cancer. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 425-445.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Å vite eller ikke vite. .
Thesis at a second degree level
  • Show author(s) 2004. Samsvar mellom ultralydfunn i svangerskapet og senere obduksjonsfunn. En studie av senaborter gjennom 12 år ved Rikshospitalet. Prenatal ultralyd som grunnlag for genetisk veiledning.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Kreftrelatert distress og opplevelse av sammenhengspåvirkning på angst og depresjon hos pasienter med arvelig kreft. -En tverrsnittstudie av pasienters opplevelse av sammenheng seks måneder etter genetisk veiledning.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Hemokromatose og genetisk veiledning. En fenomenologisk hermeneutisk studie med pasienten i fokus.
Masters thesis
  • Show author(s) 2012. Parents of children with rare chromosome disorders with intellectual disabilities: Parental stress, anxiety and depression.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Evaluering av LMS-kurs for kvinner med påvist genfeil i BRCA1 og BRCA2.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Å leve med risiko for arvelig bryst- og eggstokkreft. En beskrivelse av de psykososiale aspektene ved å være BRCA1 mutasjonsbærer.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Genetisk veiledning for arvelig bryst- og eggstokkreft og tykktarmskreft En beskrivende studie av hva pasientene selv anser er mest viktig.
  • Show author(s) 2010. En prospektiv undersøkelse av pasienters forventning til genetisk veiledning for arvelig kreft.
  • Show author(s) 2010. En prospektiv undersøkelse av kvinner som gjennomfører KUB på aldersindikasjon. Hovedvekt på psykososiale aspekter.
Popular scientific article
  • Show author(s) 2020. Lærings- og mestringskurs for kvinner med påvist mutasjon i BRCA1- eller BRCA2-genet. BestPractice. 16-19.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) 2009. Genetic counseling and hereditary cancer : a prospective study with emphasis on psychosocial aspects.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Anxiety and depression among people attending genetic counselling for hereditary cancer. Psycho-Oncology. S100-S100.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Genetic testing at the time of diagnosis - Women's experiences when offered genetic testing immidiately after receiving a diagnosis of breast- or ovarian cancer. .
Academic literature review
  • Show author(s) 2009. Genetic counseling in congenital long QT syndrome. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1226-1229.
Article in business/trade/industry journal
  • Show author(s) 2019. A novel governance framework for GMO : a tiered, more flexible regulation for GMOs would help to stimulate innovation and public debate. EMBO Reports. 1-4.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Tilbud om gentest til kvinner med nyoppdaget kreft i bryst eller eggstokker - en kvalitativ studie om kvinners erfaring. . Best Practice Onkologi/Hematologi. 22-26.

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