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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
  • Norekvål, Tone Merete; Allore, Heather G; Bendz, Bjørn; Bjorvatn, Cathrine; Borregaard, Britt; Brørs, Gunhild; Deaton, Christi; Fålun, Nina Britt; Hadjistavropoulos, Heather; Hansen, Tina Birgitte; Igland, Stig; Larsen, Alf Inge; Palm, Pernille; Pettersen, Trond Røed; Rasmussen, Trine Bernholdt; Schjøtt, Jan; Søgaard, Rikke; Valaker, Irene; Zwisler, Ann Dorthe; Rotevatn, Svein. 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.
  • Høberg-Vetti, Hildegunn ; Eide, Geir Egil; Siglen, Elen; Listøl, Wenche; Haavind, Marianne Tveit; Hoogerbrugge, Nicoline; Bjorvatn, Cathrine. 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.
  • Listøl, Wenche; Vetti, Hildegunn Høberg; Eide, Geir Egil; Bjorvatn, Cathrine. 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.
  • Augestad, Mirjam Tonheim; Vetti, Hildegunn Høberg; Bjorvatn, Cathrine; Sekse, Ragnhild Johanne Tveit. 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.
  • Vetti, Hildegunn Høberg; Bjorvatn, Cathrine; Fiane, Bent; Aas, Turid; Woie, Kathrine; Espelid, Helge; Eikesdal, Hans Petter; Listøl, Wenche; Haavind, Marianne Tveit; Knappskog, Per; Rusken, Tone; Haukanes, Bjørn Ivar; Steen, Vidar Martin; Hoogerbrugge, Nicoline. 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.
  • Roshanai, AH; Lampic, C; Ingvoldstad, C; Askmalm, MS; Bjorvatn, Cathrine; Rosenquist, R; Nordin, Karin. 2012. What Information Do Cancer Genetic Counselees Prioritize? Journal of Genetic Counseling. 510-526.
  • Hamang, Anniken ; Eide, Geir Egil; Rokne, Berit ; Nordin, Karin; Bjorvatn, Cathrine; Øyen, Nina. 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.
  • Nordin, Karin; Roshanai, Afsaneh Hayat; Bjorvatn, Cathrine; Wolff, Katharina; Mikkelsen, Ellen M; Bjelland, Ingvar; Kvale, Gerd. 2011. Is genetic counseling a stressful event? Acta Oncologica. 1089-1097.
  • Hamang, Anniken ; Eide, Geir Egil; Nordin, Karin; Rokne, Berit ; Bjorvatn, Cathrine; Øyen, Nina. 2010. Health status in patients at risk of inherited arrhythmias and sudden unexpected death compared to the general population. BMC Medical Genetics. 10 pages.
  • Bjorvatn, Cathrine; Eide, Geir Egil; Hanestad, Berit Rokne; Hamang, Anniken ; Havik, Odd E. 2009. Intrusion and avoidance in subjects undergoing genetic investigation and counseling for hereditary cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer. 1371-1381.
  • Andersen, Janice; Øyen, Nina; Bjorvatn, Cathrine; Gjengedal, Eva. 2008. Living with Long QT Syndrome: A Qualitative Study of Coping with Increased Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 489-498.
  • Bjorvatn, Cathrine; Eide, Geir Egil; Hanestad, Berit Rokne; Havik, Odd E. 2008. Anxiety and depression among subjects attending genetic counseling for hereditary cancer. Patient Education and Counseling. 234-243.
  • Siglen, Elen; Bjorvatn, Cathrine; Engebretsen, Lars Fredrik; Berglund, Gunilla; Natvig, Gerd Karin. 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.
  • Bjorvatn, Cathrine; Eide, Geir Egil; Hanestad, Berit Rokne; Øyen, Nina; Havik, Odd E.; Carlsson, Anniken Hamang; Berglund, Gunilla. 2007. Risk perception, worry and satisfaction related to genetic counseling for hereditary cancer. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 211-222.
  • Carlsson, Anniken Hamang; Bjorvatn, Cathrine; Engebretsen, Lars Fredrik; Berglund, Gunilla; Natvig, Gerd Karin. 2004. Psychosocial Factors Associated With Quality of Life Among Individuals Attending Genetic Counseling for Hereditary Cancer. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 425-445.
Report
  • Kvinnsland, Steinar; Andersen, A; Apold, Jaran; Bjorvatn, Cathrine; Heiberg, Arvid; Lothe, R; Pettersen, IJ; Storaas, S; Østnor, L. 1999. Å vite eller ikke vite. .
Thesis at a second degree level
  • Kaasen, Anne. 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.
  • Siglen, Elen. 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.
  • Aksnes, Stein Are. 2004. Hemokromatose og genetisk veiledning. En fenomenologisk hermeneutisk studie med pasienten i fokus.
Masters thesis
  • Tandstad, Nora M. 2012. Parents of children with rare chromosome disorders with intellectual disabilities: Parental stress, anxiety and depression.
  • Listøl, Wenche. 2012. Evaluering av LMS-kurs for kvinner med påvist genfeil i BRCA1 og BRCA2.
  • Rønning, Ida Mette. 2010. Å leve med risiko for arvelig bryst- og eggstokkreft. En beskrivelse av de psykososiale aspektene ved å være BRCA1 mutasjonsbærer.
  • Sylvander, Anna Elisabeth. 2010. Genetisk veiledning for arvelig bryst- og eggstokkreft og tykktarmskreft En beskrivende studie av hva pasientene selv anser er mest viktig.
  • Herland, Charlotte. 2010. En prospektiv undersøkelse av pasienters forventning til genetisk veiledning for arvelig kreft.
  • Warland, Inger Aase Røise. 2010. En prospektiv undersøkelse av kvinner som gjennomfører KUB på aldersindikasjon. Hovedvekt på psykososiale aspekter.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Bjorvatn, Cathrine. 2009. Genetic counseling and hereditary cancer : a prospective study with emphasis on psychosocial aspects.
Abstract
  • Bjorvatn, Cathrine; Eide, Geir Egil; Hanestad, Berit Rokne; Nordin, Karin; Havik, Odd E. 2007. Anxiety and depression among people attending genetic counselling for hereditary cancer. Psycho-Oncology. S100-S100.
Poster
  • Augesatd Tonheim, Mirjam; Vetti, Hildegunn Høberg; Bjorvatn, Cathrine; Sekse, Ragnhild Johanne Tveit. 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
  • Hamang, Anniken ; Solberg, Berge; Bjorvatn, Cathrine; Greve, Gottfried; Øyen, Nina. 2009. Genetic counseling in congenital long QT syndrome. 1226-1229.
Article in business/trade/industry journal
  • Bratlie, Sigrid; Halvorsen, Kristin; Myskja, Bjørn Kåre; Mellegård, Hilde; Bjorvatn, Cathrine; Frost, Petter; Heiene, Gunnar Harald; Hofmann, Bjørn Morten; Holst-Jensen, Arne; Holst-Larsen, Torolf; Malnes, Raino Sverre; Paus, Benedicte; Sandvig, Bente; Sjøli, Sonja Irene; Skarstein, Birgit; Thorseth, May Britt; Vagstad, Nils; Våge, Dag Inge; Borge, Ole Johan. 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.
  • Augestad, Mirjam Tonheim; Bjorvatn, Cathrine; Sekse, Ragnhild Johanne Tveit. 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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