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Ingrid Kvestad

NORCE, Uni Research Helse - RKBU
  • E-mailIngrid.Kvestad@uni.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 83 31+47 994 00 431
  • Visitor Address
    Nygårdsgt. 112 - 114
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7800
    5020 Bergen
Journal articles
  • Ask, Thorvald Fossåen; Ranjitkar, Suman; Ulak, Manjeswori; Chandyo, Ram Krishna; Hysing, Mari; Strand, Tor A; Kvestad, Ingrid; Shrestha, Laxman; Andreassen, Marita; Lugo, Ricardo Gregorio; Shilpakar, JS; Shrestha, Merina; Sütterlin, Stefan. 2019. The association between heart rate variability and neurocognitive and socio-emotional development in nepalese infants. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 13:411: 1-10. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2019.00411
  • Ghetti, Claire; Bieleninik, Lucja; Hysing, Mari; Kvestad, Ingrid; Assmus, Jörg; Romeo, Renee; Ettenberger, Mark; Arnon, Shmuel; Vederhus, Bente Johanne; Gaden, Tora Söderström; Gold, Christian. 2019. Longitudinal study of music therapy's effectiveness for premature infants and their caregivers (LongSTEP): Protocol for an international randomised trial. BMJ Open. 9:e025062: 1-16. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025062
  • Kvestad, Ingrid; Ranjitkar, Suman; Ulak, Manjeswori; Chandyo, Ram K.; Shrestha, Merina; Shrestha, Laxman P.; Strand, Tor A; Hysing, Mari. 2019. Earthquake exposure and post-traumatic stress among nepalese mothers after the 2015 earthquakes. Frontiers in Psychology. 10. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00734
  • Shrestha, Merina; Strand, Tor A; Ulak, Manjeswori; Chandyo, Ram K.; Ranjitkar, Suman; Hysing, Mari; Shrestha, Laxman P.; Kvestad, Ingrid. 2019. The feasibility of the Ages and Stages Questionnaire for the assessment of child development in a community setting in Nepal. Child: Care, Health and Development. 45: 394-402. doi: 10.1111/cch.12654
  • Sudfeld, Christopher R.; Manji, Karim P.; Darling, Anne Marie; Kisenge, Rodrick; Kvestad, Ingrid; Hysing, Mari; Belinger, David C.; Strand, Tor A; Duggan, Christopher P.; Fawzi, Wafaie W. 2019. Effect of antenatal and infant micronutrient supplementation on middle childhood and early adolescent development outcomes in Tanzania. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. doi: 10.1038/s41430-019-0403-3
  • Thorne-Lyman, Andrew L.; Shrestha, Merina; Fawzi, Wafaie W.; Pasqualino, Monica; Strand, Tor A; Kvestad, Ingrid; Hysing, Mari; Joshi, Neena; Lohani, Mahendra; Miller, Laurie C. 2019. Dietary diversity and child development in the far west of Nepal: A cohort study. Nutrients. 11:1799: 1-14. doi: 10.3390/nu11081799
  • Upadhyay, Ravi Prakash; Chandyo, Ram Krishna; Kvestad, Ingrid; Hysing, Mari; Ulak, Manjeswori; Ranjitkar, Suman; Shrestha, Merina; Shrestha, Laxman; Strand, Tor A. 2019. Parental height modifies the association between linear growth and neurodevelopment in infancy. Acta Paediatrica. 108: 1825-1832. doi: 10.1111/apa.14820
  • Chandyo, Ram Krishna; Ulak, Manjeswori; Kvestad, Ingrid; Hysing, Mari; Shrestha, Merina; Ranjitkar, Suman; Ulvik, Arve; Ueland, Per Magne; Shrestha, Laxman; Strand, Tor A. 2018. Cobalamin and folate status among breastfed infants in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Nutrients. 10:639: 1-11. doi: 10.3390/nu10050639
  • Henjum, Sigrun; Kvestad, Ingrid; Shrestha, Merina; Ulak, Manjeswori; Chandyo, Ram K.; Thorne-Lyman, Andrew L.; Shrestha, Prakash S.; Kjellevold, Marian; Hysing, Mari; Strand, Tor A. 2018. Erythrocyte DHA and AA in infancy is not associated with developmental status and cognitive functioning five years later in Nepalese children. Nutrition Journal. 17:70: 1-9. doi: 10.1186/s12937-018-0375-5
  • Hysing, Mari; Kvestad, Ingrid; Kjellevold, Marian; Midtbø, Lisa Kolden; Graff, Ingvild Eide; Lie, Øyvind; Hurum, Hallvard Moen; Stormark, Kjell Morten; Øyen, Jannike. 2018. Fatty fish intake and the effect on mental health and sleep in preschool children in FINS-KIDS, a randomized controlled trial. Nutrients. 10:1478: 1-10. doi: 10.3390/nu10101478
  • Kvestad, Ingrid; Vabø, Silje; Kjellevold, Marian; Nøstbakken, Ole Jakob; Midtbø, Lisa Kolden; Hysing, Mari; Wik, Maria; Madsen, Lise; Handeland, Katina Dingtorp; Graff, Ingvild Eide; Lie, Øyvind; Frøyland, Livar; Stormark, Kjell Morten; Dahl, Lisbeth; Øyen, Jannike. 2018. Fatty fish, hair mercury and cognitive function in Norwegian preschool children: Results from the randomized controlled trial FINS-KIDS. Environment International. 121: 1098-1105. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2018.10.022
  • Nerhus, Ive; Odland, Mathilde; Kjellevold, Marian; Midtbø, Lisa Kolden; Wik, Maria; Graff, Ingvild Eide; Lie, Øyvind; Kvestad, Ingrid; Frøyland, Livar; Dahl, Lisbeth; Øyen, Jannike. 2018. Iodine status in Norwegian preschool children and associations with dietary iodine sources: the FINS-KIDS study. European Journal of Nutrition. 1-9. doi: 10.1007/s00394-018-1768-0
  • Ranjitkar, Suman; Kvestad, Ingrid; Strand, Tor A; Ulak, Manjeswori; Shrestha, Merina; Chandyo, Ram Krishna; Shrestha, Laxman; Hysing, Mari. 2018. Acceptability and reliability of the Bayley Scales of infant and Toddler Development-III Among Children in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Frontiers in Psychology. 9:1265: 1-10. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01265
  • Strand, Tor A; Ulak, Manjeswori; Kvestad, Ingrid; Henjum, Sigrun; Ulvik, Arve; Shrestha, Merina; Thorne-Lyman, Andrew L; Ueland, Per Magne; Shrestha, Prakash Sunder; Chandyo, Ram Krishna. 2018. Maternal and infant vitamin B12 status during infancy predict linear growth at 5 years. Pediatric Research. 84: 611-618. doi: 10.1038/s41390-018-0072-2
  • Wik, Maria; Kvestad, Ingrid; Midtbø, Lisa Kolden; Nerhus, Ive; Ødegaard, Elisabeth R.; Graff, Ingvild Eide; Lie, Øyvind; Dahl, Lisbeth; Hysing, Mari; Kjellevold, Marian. 2018. Effects of cod intake in pregnancy on iodine nutrition and infant development: study protocol for Mommy’s Food - a randomized controlled trial. BMC Nutrition. 4. 8 pages. doi: 10.1186/s40795-018-0215-1
  • Winje, Brita Askeland; Kvestad, Ingrid; Krishnamachari, Srinivasan; Manji, Karim P.; Taneja, Sunita; Bellinger, David C.; Bhandari, Nita; Bisht, Shruti; Darling, Anne Marie; Duggan, Christopher P.; Fawzi, Wafaie W.; Hysing, Mari; Kumar, Tivendra; Kurpad, Anura V.; Sudfeld, Christopher R; Svensen, Erling; Thomas, S; Strand, Tor A. 2018. Does early vitamin B12 supplementation improve neurodevelopment and cognitive function in childhood and into school age: a study protocol for extended follow-ups from randomised controlled trials in India and Tanzania. BMJ Open. 8:e018962: 1-9. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018962
  • Øyen, Jannike; Kvestad, Ingrid; Midtbø, Lisa Kolden; Graff, Ingvild Eide; Hysing, Mari; Stormark, Kjell Morten; Wik, Maria; Baste, Valborg; Frøyland, Livar; Koletzko, Berthold; Demmelmair, Hans; Dahl, Lisbeth; Lie, Øyvind; Kjellevold, Marian. 2018. Fatty fish intake and cognitive function: FINS-KIDS, a randomized controlled trial in preschool children. BMC Medicine. 16:41: 1-15. doi: 10.1186/s12916-018-1020-z
  • Chandyo, Ram Krishna; Ulak, Manjeswori; Kvestad, Ingrid; Shrestha, Merina; Ranjitkar, Suman; Basnet, Sudha; Hysing, Mari; Shrestha, Laxman; Strand, Tor A. 2017. The effects of vitamin B12 supplementation in pregnancy and postpartum on growth and neurodevelopment in early childhood: Study Protocol for a Randomized Placebo Controlled Trial. BMJ Open. 8. Published 2017-08-29. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016434
  • Chowdhury, Ranadip; Taneja, Sunita; Bhandari, Nita; Kvestad, Ingrid; Strand, Tor A; Bhan, Maharaj Kishan. 2017. Vitamin-D status and neurodevelopment and growth in young north Indian children: a secondary data analysis. Nutrition Journal. 16:59: 1-8. doi: 10.1186/s12937-017-0285-y
  • Kvestad, Ingrid; Hysing, Mari; Shrestha, Merina; Ulak, Manjeswori; Thorne-Lyman, Andrew L.; Henjum, Sigrun; Ueland, Per Magne; Midttun, Øivind; Fawzi, Wafaie; Chandyo, Ram Krishna; Shrestha, Prakash S.; Strand, Tor A. 2017. Vitamin B-12 status in infancy is positively associated with development and cognitive functioning 5 y later in Nepalese children. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 105: 1122-1131. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.116.144931
  • Shrestha, Merina; Ulak, Manjeswori; Strand, Tor A; Kvestad, Ingrid; Hysing, Mari. 2017. How much do Nepalese mothers know about child development? Early Child Development and Care. 189: 135-142. doi: 10.1080/03004430.2017.1304391
  • Strand, Tor A; Ulak, Manjeswori; Chandyo, Ram Krishna; Kvestad, Ingrid; Hysing, Mari; Shrestha, Merina; Basnet, Sudha; Ranjitkar, Suman; Shrestha, Laxman; Shrestha, Prakash S. 2017. The effect of vitamin B12 supplementation in Nepalese infants on growth and development: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 18:187: 1-9. doi: 10.1186/s13063-017-1937-0
  • Kvestad, Ingrid; Taneja, Sunita; Hysing, Mari; Kumar, Tivendra; Bhandari, Nita; Strand, Tor. 2015. Diarrhea, stimulation and growth predict neurodevelopment in young North Indian Children. PLOS ONE. 10:e0121743. 13 pages. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121743
  • Kvestad, Ingrid; Taneja, Sunita; Kumar, Tivendra; Hysing, Mari; Refsum, Helga; Yajnik, Chittaranjan S.; Bhandari, Nita; Strand, Tor. 2015. Vitamin B12 and folic acid improve gross motor and problem-solving skills in young North Indian children: A randomized placebo-controlled trial. PLOS ONE. 10. 15 pages. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0129915
  • Kvestad, Ingrid; Taneja, Sunita; Kumar, Tivendra; Bhandari, Nita; Strand, Tor A; Hysing, Mari. 2013. The assessment of developmental status using the Ages and Stages questionnaire-3 in nutritional research in north Indian young children. Nutrition Journal. 12. doi: 10.1186/1475-2891-12-50
  • Haaland, Synne Unstad; Kvestad, Ingrid; Fjermestad, Krister. 2011. For få psykologer? :. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 48: 920.
  • Fjermestad, Krister; Kvestad, Ingrid; Daniel, Marguerite; Lie, Gro Therese. 2008. "It can save you if you just forget": Closeness and Competence as Conditions for Coping among Ugandan Orphans. Journal of Psychology in Africa. 18: 445-455.
Reports and theses
  • Kvestad, Ingrid; Tormod, Bøe. 2019. Veien til Selvstendighet. Et prosjekt i barneverntjenesten for enslige mindreårige flyktninger i Bergen kommune. NORCE Norwegian Research Centre, Bergen. 38 pages.
  • Reedtz, Charlotte; Kvestad, Ingrid; Slinning, Kari; Sandnes, Kjersti. 2019. Strategi for RBUP/RKBUssatsing på sped- og småbarnsfeltet 2019-2022. UiT Norges Arktiske universitet. 16 pages.
  • Kvestad, Ingrid. 2016. Biological risks and neurodevelopment in young North Indian children. University of Bergen.

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