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Cathrine Bjorvatn

Associate Professor
  • E-mailcathrine.bjorvatn@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 61 03
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland universitetssykehus, Laboratoriebygget
    5009 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2021). Ask Rosa – The making of a digital genetic conversation tool, a chatbot, about hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Patient Education and Counseling. 7 pages.
  • 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) (2021). Ask the Chatbot Rosa - A Digital Genetic Conversation Tool about Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer.
  • 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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