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Kjersti Jorunn Arefjord

Associate Professor, Associate professor
  • E-mailKjersti.Arefjord@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 88 84
  • Visitor Address
    Christiesgt. 12
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7807
    5020 BERGEN

Trauma research, ethical topics, severe disease - consequences for families

Journal articles
  • Kristiansen, Ingrid; Kahlon, Smithi; Winje, Dagfinn; Arefjord, Kjersti Jorunn; Dovran, Anders. 2019. Associations between Childhood Maltreatment Severity and Adult Interpersonal Problems among Young Patients with Mild Psychiatric Disorders. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology.
  • Mørkved, Nina; Winje, Dagfinn; Dovran, Anders; Arefjord, Kjersti Jorunn; Johnsen, Erik; Kroken, Rune Andreas; Anda-Ågotnes, Liss Gøril; Thimm, Jens; Sinkeviciute, Igne; Rettenbacher, Maria; Løberg, Else-Marie. 2018. Childhood trauma in schizophrenia spectrum disorders as compared to substance abuse disorders. Psychiatry Research. 261: 481-487. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2018.01.011
  • Rasmussen, Ingvild; Arefjord, Kjersti Jorunn; Winje, Dagfinn; Dovran, Anders. 2018. Childhood maltreatment trauma: a comparison between patients in treatment for substance use disorders and patients in mental health treatment. European Journal of Psychotraumatology. 9: 1-10. doi: 10.1080/20008198.2018.1492835
  • Mørkved, Nina; Endsjø, Mathilde Paulina; Winje, Dagfinn; Johnsen, Erik; Dovran, Anders; Arefjord, Kjersti; Kroken, Rune Andreas; Helle, Siri; Anda-Ågotnes, Liss Gøril; Rettenbacher, maria; Huber, N; Løberg, Else-Marie. 2016. Childhood trauma in schizophrenia spectrum disorder as compared to other mental health disorders. Psychosis. 9: 48-56. doi: 10.1080/17522439.2016.1201135
  • Mørkved, Nina; Endsjø, Mathilde; Winje, Dagfinn; Johnsen, Espen; Dovran, Anders; Arefjord, Kjersti Jorunn; Kroken, Rune Andreas; Helle, Siri; Anda-Ågotnes, Liss Gøril; Huber, M.; Løberg, Else-Marie. 2016. Childhood trauma in schizophrenia spectrum disorder as compared to other mental health Disorders. Psychosis. doi: DOI: 10.1080/17522439.2016.1201135
  • Dovran, Anders; Winje, Dagfinn; Øverland, Simon; Breivik, Kyrre; Arefjord, Kjersti; Dalsbø, Anita Savita; Jentoft, Mette Borthne; Hansen, Anita Lill; Waage, Leif. 2013. Psychometric properties of the Norwegian version of the childhood trauma questionnaire in high-risk groups. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 54: 286-291. doi: 10.1111/sjop.12052
  • Dovran, Anders; Winje, Dagfinn; Arefjord, Kjersti; Haugland, Bente Storm Mowatt. 2012. Traumatic events and posttraumatic reactions among children and adolescents in out-of-home placement: A 25-year systematic literature review. Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma. 5: 16-32. doi: 10.1080/19361521.2012.644654
  • Birkeland, Marianne Skogbrott; Rimehaug, Tormod; Arefjord, Kjersti; Jøraas, Terje. 2009. Klienters erfaringer med e-terapi som tillegg til vanlig psykoterapi. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 46: 348-354.
  • Jøraas, Eivind; Rimehaug, Tormod; Birkeland, Marianne Skogbrott; Arefjord, Kjersti. 2009. E-terapi som supplement i poliklinisk oppfølging av ungdom – en kvalitativ studie av terapeuterfaringer. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 46: 355-361.
  • Arefjord, Kjersti; Hallaråker, Eli; Havik, Odd E.; Mæland, John Gunnar. 2002. Illness understanding and causal attribution in wives of myocardial infarction patients. Psychology and Psychotherapy. 75: 101-114.
  • Hallaråker, Eli; Arefjord, Kjersti; Havik, Odd E.; Mæland, John Gunnar. 2001. Social support and emotional adjustment during and after a severe life event: A study of wives of myocardial infarction patients. Psychology and Health. 16: 343-355.
  • Arefjord, Kjersti; Hallaråker, Eli; Havik, Odd E.; Mæland, John Gunnar. 1998. Life after a myocardial infarction - the wive's point of view. Psychological Reports. 83: 1203-1216.
  • Arefjord, Kjersti; Hallaråker, Eli; Havik, Odd E.; Mæland, John Gunnar. 1998. Life after a myocardial infarction - the wive's point of view. Psychological Reports. 83: 1203-1216.
  • Arefjord, Kjersti; Halleråker, Eli; Havik, Odd E.; Mæland, John Gunnar. 1998. Myocardial infarction - emotional consequences for the wife. Psychology and Health. 13: 135-146.
  • Nielsen, Geir Høstmark; Kvale, Gerd; Nordhus, Inger Hilde; Arefjord, Kjersti. 1996. Kronisk søvnløshet hos eldre. En oversikt med særlig henblikk på grunnlaget for ikke-farmakologisk behandling. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 33: 623-633.
  • Arefjord, Kjersti. 1994. Psykoterapi med eldre. En undersøkelse med henblikk på behov, tilbud og etterspørsel. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 9: 919-925.
Reports and theses
  • Holager, Per; Nordaker, Sindre; Arefjord, Kjersti. 2012. Arbeidshukommelse og prosessering av Påtrengende Minner. Det psykologiske fakultet - Universitetet i Bergen. 58 pages.
  • Arefjord, Kjersti. 2003. After the myocardial infarction - the wives' view. Short- and long-term adjustment in wives of myocardial infarction patients. Dr.psychol.. -. 104 pages.

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Cand.psychol: University of Bergen 1981

Dr.psychol: University of Bergen 2003

Specialist in clinical psychology, Norwegian Psychological Association (NPF)

Different consequences of child maltreatment