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Irene Bircow Elgen

Professor
  • E-mailIrene.Elgen@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 97 45 18
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland Universitetssykehus Laboratoriebygget, 7. etg. Heis øst
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • Barone, Helene; Bliksrud, Yngve Thomas; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Szigetvari, Peter Daniel; Kleppe, Rune; Ghorbani, Sadaf; Hansen, Eirik Vangsøy; Haavik, Jan. 2019. Tyrosinemia Type 1 and symptoms of ADHD: Biochemical mechanisms and implications for treatment and prognosis. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics. 1-11.
  • Stangenes, Kristine Marie; Hysing, Mari; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Halvorsen, Thomas; Markestad, Trond Jacob; Bjorvatn, Bjørn. 2019. Sleep problems, behavioural problems and respiratory health in children born extremely preterm: a parental questionnaire study . BMJ Paediatrics Open. 1-7.
  • Hysing, Mari; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Markestad, Trond; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Sivertsen, Børge. 2019. Sleep Duration and Nocturnal Awakenings in Infants Born with Gestational Risk. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 192-199.
  • Fevang, Silje Katrine Elgen; Hysing, Mari; Sommerfelt, Kristian; Markestad, Trond; Elgen, Irene Bircow. 2019. Development and predictors of childhood mental health problems in former extremely preterm infants. Early Human Development. 44-49.
  • Sandtorv, Lisbeth Beate; Fevang, Silje Katrine Elgen; Nilsen, Sondre Aasen; Bøe, Tormod; Gjestad, Rolf; Haugland, Siren; Elgen, Irene Bircow. 2018. Symptoms Associated With Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorders in School-Aged Children Prenatally Exposed to Substances. Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment. 8 pages.
  • Stangenes, Kristine Marie; Hysing, Mari; Fevang, Silje Katrine Elgen; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Halvorsen, Thomas; Markestad, Trond; Bjorvatn, Bjørn. 2018. Prenatal and neonatal factors predicting sleep problems in children born extremely preterm or with extremely low birthweight. Frontiers in pediatrics. 1-9.
  • Sirnes, Eivind; Griffiths, Silja Torvik; Aukland, Stein Magnus; Eide, Geir Egil; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Gundersen, Hilde. 2018. Functional MRI in prenatally opioid-exposed children during a working memory-selective attention task. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 46-54.
  • Tumwine, James K; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Diallo, Hama Abdoulaye; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Ndeezi, Grace; Bangirana, Paul; Sanou, Anselme Simeon; Kashala Abotnes, Esperance; Boivin, Michael; Giordani, Bruno; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Holding, Penny; Kakooza-Mwesige, Angelina; Skylstad, Vilde; Nalugya, Joyce; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Meda, Nicolas. 2018. Exclusive breastfeeding promotion and neuropsychological outcomes in 5-8 year old children from Uganda and Burkina Faso: Results from the PROMISE EBF cluster randomized trial. PLOS ONE. 1-17.
  • Sehovic, Nezla Duric; Assmus, Jörg; Gundersen, Doris Irene; Duric Golos, Alisa; Elgen, Irene Bircow. 2017. Multimodal treatment in children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a 6-month follow-up. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry. 386-394.
  • Fevang, Silje Katrine Elgen; Hysing, Mari; Sommerfelt, Kristian; Elgen, Irene Bircow. 2017. Mental health assessed by the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire for children born extremely preterm without severe disabilities at 11 years of age: a Norwegian, national population-based study. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 1-9.
  • Sandtorv, Lisbeth Beate; Hysing, Mari; Rognlid, Malin; Nilsen, Sondre Aasen; Elgen, Irene Bircow. 2017. Mental Health in School-Aged Children Prenatally Exposed to Alcohol and Other Substances. Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment. 8 pages.
  • Stangenes, Kristine Marie; Fevang, Silje Katrine Elgen; Grundt, Jacob Holter; Donkor, Hilde Mjell; Markestad, Trond; Hysing, Mari; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Bjorvatn, Bjørn. 2017. Children born extremely preterm had different sleeping habits at 11 years of age and more childhood sleep problems than term-born children. Acta Paediatrica. 1966-1972.
  • Sandtorv, Lisbeth Beate; Haugland, Siren; Elgen, Irene Bircow. 2017. Care and supportive measures in school-aged children with prenatal substance exposure. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 782-788.
  • Sirnes, Eivind; Oltedal, Leif; Bartsch, Hauke; Eide, Geir Egil; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Aukland, Stein Magnus. 2017. Brain morphology in school-aged children with prenatal opioid exposure: A structural MRI study. Early Human Development. 33-39.
  • Sirnes, Eivind; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Chong, WK; Griffiths, Silja Torvik; Aukland, Stein Magnus. 2016. Cerebral magnetic resonance imaging in children with prenatal drug exposure: clinically useful? Clinical Pediatrics. 326-332.
  • Aukland, Stein Magnus; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Odberg, Morten Duus; Chong, WK; Eide, Geir Egil; Rosendahl, Karen. 2014. Ventricular dilatation in ex-prematures: only confined to the occipital region? MRI-based normative standards for 19-year-old ex-prematures without major handicaps. Acta Radiologica. 470-477.
  • Duric, Nezla Sehovic; Assmus, Jørg; Elgen, Irene Bircow. 2014. Self-reported efficacy of neurofeedback treatment in a clinical randomized controlled study of ADHD children and adolescents. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment. 1645-1654.
  • Bjørgaas, Hanne Marit; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Ryland, Hilde Katrin; Hysing, Mari. 2014. Autism spectrum symptoms in children with cerebral palsy: Prevalence and co-occurring conditions. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. 581-588.
  • Griffiths, Silja Torvik; Aukland, Stein Magnus; Markestad, Trond; Eide, Geir Egil; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Craig-Craven, Alexander Richard; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2014. Association between brain activation (fMRI), cognition and school performance in extremely preterm and term born children. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 427-432.
  • Griffiths, Silja Torvik; Gundersen, Hilde; Neto, Emanuel; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Markestad, Trond; Aukland, Stein Magnus; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2013. fMRI: blood oxygen level-dependent activation during a working memory-selective attention task in children born extremely preterm. Pediatric Research. 196-205.
  • Elgen, Irene Bircow; Holsten, Fred; Odberg, Morten Duus. 2013. Psychiatric disorders in low birthweight young adults. Prevalence and association with assessments at 11 years. European psychiatry. 393-396.
  • Bjørgaas, Hanne Marit; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Bøe, Tormod; Hysing, Mari. 2013. Mental health in children with cerebral palsy: does screening capture the Complexity? Scientific World Journal. 7 pages.
  • Griffiths, Silja Torvik; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Chong, Wui K.; Odberg, Morten Duus; Markestad, Trond; Sa De Oliveira Neto, Emanuel; Aukland, Stein Magnus. 2013. Cerebral magnetic resonance imaging findings in children born extremely preterm, very preterm, and at term. Pediatric Neurology. 113-118.
  • Elgen, Irene Bircow; Hikmat, Omar Saad Mahmoud; Aspevik, Tora N.; Hagen, Ellen Merete. 2013. CFS in Children and Adolescent: Ten Years of Retrospective Clinical Evaluation. International Journal of Pediatrics. 1-5.
  • Haugen, Olav H.; Nepstad, Anne-Lise; Standal, Odd Arne; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Markestad, Trond. 2012. Visual function in 6 to 7 year-old children born extremely preterm: a population-based study. Acta Ophthalmologica. 422-427.
  • Bjørgaas, Hanne Marit; Hysing, Mari; Elgen, Irene Bircow. 2012. Psychiatric disorders among children with Cerebral Palsy at school starting age. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 1287-1293.
  • Leversen, Katrine Tyborg; Sommerfelt, Kristian; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Eide, Geir Egil; Irgens, Lorentz M.; Juliusson, Petur Benedikt; Markestad, Trond. 2012. Prediction of outcome at 5 years from assessments at 2 years among extremely preterm children: A Norwegian national cohort study. Acta Paediatrica. 264-270.
  • Duric, Nezla Sehovic; Assmus, Jørg; Gundersen, Doris Irene; Elgen, Irene Bircow. 2012. Neurofeedback for the treatment of children and adolescents with ADHD: a randomized and controlled clinical trial using parental reports. BMC Psychiatry. 8 pages.
  • Elgen, Silje Katrine; Leversen, Katrine Tyborg; Grundt, Jacob Holter; Hurum, Jørgen; Sundby, Anne Berit Klakegg; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Markestad, Trond. 2012. Mental health at 5 years among children born extremely preterm: a national population-based study. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 583-589.
  • Hagen, Ellen Merete; Eide, Geir Egil; Elgen, Irene Bircow. 2011. Traumatic spinal cord injury among children and adolescents; a cohort study in western Norway. Spinal Cord. 981-985.
  • Aukland, Stein Magnus; Westerhausen, René; Plessen, Kerstin J.; Odberg, Morten Duus; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Peterson, Brad Scott; Ersland, Lars; Eide, Geir Egil; Rosendahl, Karen. 2011. Selectively reduced posterior corpus callosum size in a population-based sample of young adults born with low birth weight. American Journal of Neuroradiology. 970-975.
  • Leversen, Katrine Tyborg; Sommerfelt, Kristian; Rønnestad, Arild Erlend; Kaaresen, Per Ivar; Farstad, Teresa; Skranes, Janne Helen; Støen, Ragnhild; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Rettedal, Siren; Eide, Geir Egil; Irgens, Lorentz M.; Markestad, Trond. 2011. Prediction of Neurodevelopmental and Sensory Outcome at 5 Years in Norwegian Children Born Extremely Preterm. Pediatrics. E630-E638.
  • Duric, Nezla Sehovic; Elgen, Irene Bircow. 2011. Norwegian children and adolescents with ADHD - a retrospective clinical study: subtypes and comorbid conditions and aspects of cognitive performance and social skills. Adolescent Psychiatry. 349-354.
  • Odberg, Morten Duus; Elgen, Irene Bircow. 2011. Low birth weight young adults: quality of life, academic achievements and social functioning. Acta Paediatrica. 284-288.
  • Duric, Nezla Sehovic; Elgen, Irene Bircow. 2011. Characteristics of Norwegian children suffering from ADHD symptoms: ADHD and primary health care. Psychiatry Research. 402-405.
  • Haugen, Olav H.; Nepstad, Anne-Lise; Standal, Odd Arne; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Markestad, Trond. 2010. Visual function in 6-7 year old children born extremely preterm. Acta Ophthalmologica. 6 pages.
  • Leversen, Katrine Tyborg; Sommerfelt, Kristian; Rønnestad, Arild Erlend; Kaaresen, Per Ivar; Farstad, Teresa; Skranes, Janne Helen; Støen, Ragnhild; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Rettedal, Siren; Eide, Geir Egil; Irgens, Lorentz M.; Markestad, Trond. 2010. Predicting neurosensory disabilities at two years of age in a national cohort of extremely premature infants. Early Human Development. 581-586.
  • Ryland, Hilde Katrin; Lundervold, Astri ; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Hysing, Mari. 2010. Is there a protective effect of normal to high intellectual function on mental health in children with chronic illness? Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health (CAPMH).
  • Odberg, Morten Duus; Sommerfelt, Kristian; Markestad, Trond; Elgen, Irene Bircow. 2010. Growth and somatic health until adulthood of low birthweight children. Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition. F201-F205.
  • Odberg, Morten Duus; Aukland, Stein Magnus; Rosendahl, Karen; Elgen, Irene Bircow. 2010. Cerebral MRI and Cognition in Nonhandicapped, Low Birth Weight Adults. Pediatric Neurology. 258-262.
  • Hysing, Mari; Sivertsen, Børge; Stormark, Kjell Morten; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Lundervold, Astri. 2009. Sleep in children with chronic illness, and the relation to emotional and behavioral problems. A population-based study. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 665-670.
  • Sandtorv, Lisbeth; Reigstad, Hallvard; Bruarøy, Sidsel Brath; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Lægreid, Liv Marie. 2009. Har legemiddelassistert rehabilitering i svangerskapet konsekvenser for barna? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 287-290.
  • Sivertsen, Børge; Hysing, Mari; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Stormark, Kjell Morten; Lundervold, Astri. 2009. Chronicity of sleep problems in children with chronic illness. A longitudinal population-based study. Child: Care, Health and Development. 527-533.
  • Elgen, Irene Bircow; Bruarøy, Sidsel Brath; Lægreid, Liv Marie. 2007. Lack of recognition and complexity of foetal alcohol neuroimpairments. Acta Paediatrica. 237-241.
  • Elgen, Irene Bircow; Bruarøy, Sidsel Brath; Lægreid, Liv Marie. 2007. Complexity of foetal alcohol or drug neuroimpairments. Acta Paediatrica. 1730-1733.
  • Hysing, Mari; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Gillberg, Christopher; Lie, Stein Atle; Lundervold, Astri Johansen. 2007. Chronic physical illness and mental health in children. Results from a large-scale population study. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines. 785-792.
  • Versland, Lene Brose; Sommerfelt, Kristian; Elgen, Irene Bircow. 2006. Maternal signs of chorioamnionitis: Persistent cognitive impairment in low-birthweight children. Acta Paediatrica. 231-235.
  • Kashala, Esperance; Lundervold, Astri Johansen; Sommerfelt, Kristian; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Elgen, Irene Bircow. 2006. Co-existing symptoms and risk factors among African school children with hyperactivity-inattention symptoms in Kinshasa, Congo. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 292-299.
  • Kashala, Esperance; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Sommerfelt, Kristian; Tylleskär, Thorkild. 2005. Teacher ratings of mental health among school children in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 208-215.
  • Kashala, Espérance; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Sommerfelt, Kristian; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Lundervold, Astri Johansen. 2005. Cognition in African children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Pediatric Neurology. 357-364.
  • Kashala, Esperance; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Kayembe, KT; Sommerfelt, Kristian. 2005. Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder among school children in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. African Health Sciences. 172-181.
  • Elgen, Irene Bircow; Johansson, Kjell Arne; Markestad, Trond; Sommerfelt, Kristian. 2005. A non-handicapped cohort of low-birthweight children: growth and general health status at 11 years of age. Acta Paediatrica. 1203-1207.
  • Elgen, Irene Bircow; Lundervold, Astri Johansen; Sommerfelt, Kristian. 2004. Aspects of inattention in low birth weight children. Pediatric Neurology. 92-98.
  • Sirnes, Eivind; Bartsch, Hauke; Eide, Geir Egil; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Aukland, Stein Magnus. 1997. Brain morphology in school-aged children with prenatal opioid exposure: A structural MRI study. Early Human Development. 33-39.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Sandtorv, Lisbeth Beate. 2018. Mental Health and care situation in school-aged children prenatally exposed to alcohol and other substances: a hospital based study.
  • Sirnes, Eivind. 2018. Cerebral magnetic resonance imaging in children with prenatal drug exposure: Structural and functional aspects of the opioid-exposed brain .
  • Elgen, Irene Bircow. 2004. Low birthweight children: Long-term neuro-impairments.
Other
  • Griffiths, Silja Torvik; Aukland, Stein Magnus; Markestad, Trond; Eide, Geir Egil; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Craven, Alexander R.; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2013. Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, school performance and prematurety: a regional, clinical-controlled study.
Abstract
  • Elgen, Silje Katrine; Leversen, Katrine Tyborg; Grundt, Jacob Holter; Hurum, Jørgen; Sundby, Anne Berit Klakegg; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Markestad, Trond. 2012. Mental health among children born extremely premature: a national population based study. European psychiatry. 1 pages.
  • Odberg, Morten Duus; Sommerfelt, Kristian; Markestad, Trond; Elgen, Irene Bircow. 2009. GROWTH AND SOMATIC HEALTH UNTIL ADULTHOOD OF LOW BIRTH WEIGHT CHILDREN. Acta Paediatrica. 201-201.
  • Odberg, Morten Duus; Aukland, Stein Magnus; Rosendahl, Karen; Elgen, Irene Bircow. 2009. CEREBRAL MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING AND COGNITION IN NON-HANDICAPPED, LOW BIRTH WEIGHT ADULTS. A POPULATION BASED, CONTROLLED STUDY. Acta Paediatrica. 201-201.
  • Kashala, E; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Sommerfelt, Kristian; Tylleskär, Thorkild. 2004. Neuropsychiatric symptoms among African school children in Kinshasa. European psychiatry. 235S-235S.
Poster
  • Ryland, Hilde Katrin; Lundervold, Astri ; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Hysing, Mari. 2010. Is there a protective effect of normal to high intellectual function on mental health in children with chronic illness?
  • Hysing, Mari; Sivertsen, Børge; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Stormark, Kjell Morten; Lundervold, Astri. 2008. Sleep problems in children with chronic illness.
  • Ryland, Hilde Katrin; Hysing, Mari; Lundervold, Astri ; Elgen, Irene Bircow. 2008. Intellectual function and mental health in children with a chronic physical illness.
  • Hysing, Mari; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Lundervold, Astri Johansen. 2005. Screening for emotional and behavioural problems in children with chronic illness.
  • Hysing, Mari; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Lundervold, Astri Johansen. 2004. Mental health status among asthmatic children, a population based study.

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