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Leif Edvard Aarø

Adjunct Professor
  • E-mailLeif.Aaro@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Christiesgt. 13
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7807
    5020 Bergen
Books
  • Klepp, Knut Inge; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2017. Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. 421 pages. ISBN: 978-82-05-46398-1.
  • Stige, Brynjulf; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2012. Invitation to community music therapy. 352 pages. ISBN: 9780415805544.
  • Klepp, Knut-Inge; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2009. Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. 390 pages. ISBN: 978-82-05-32552-4.
  • Klepp, Knut-Inge; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2009. Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. 390 pages. ISBN: 978-82-05-32552-4.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2007. Fra spørreskjemakonstruksjon til multivariat analyse av data: En innføring i survey-metoden (2. utgave). 244 pages. ISBN: 978-82-7669-119-1.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2005. Fra spørreskjemakonstruksjon til multivariat analyse av data: En innføring i survey-metoden. 222 pages. ISBN: 82-7669-105-6.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2002. Evaluering av prøveordningen 1998-2000 med rådgiverstillinger i forebyggende og helsefremmende arbeid hos fylkeslegene. 50 pages.
Journal articles
  • Katahoire, Anne Ruhweza; Banura, Cecily; Muhwezi, Wilson Winstons; Bastien, Sheri; Wubs, Annegreet Gera; Klepp, Knut Inge; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2019. Effects of a school-based intervention on frequency and quality of adolescent-parent/caregiver sexuality communication: Results from a randomized-controlled trial in Uganda. Aids and Behavior. 23: 91-104. doi: 10.1007/s10461-018-2249-4
  • Sivertsen, Børge; Vedaa, Øystein; Harvey, Allison G.; Glozier, Nick; Pallesen, Ståle; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Lønning, Kari Jussi; Hysing, Mari. 2018. Sleep patterns and insomnia in young adults: a national survey of Norwegian university students. Journal of Sleep Research. 10 pages. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12790
  • Wang, Mari Vaage; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Ystrøm, Eivind. 2018. Language Delay and Externalizing Problems in Preschool Age: A Prospective Cohort Study. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. 46: 923-933. doi: 10.1007/s10802-017-0391-5
  • de Vries, P J; Davids, E L; Mathews, C; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2018. Measuring adolescent mental health around the globe: psychometric properties of the self-report Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire in South Africa, and comparison with UK, Australian and Chinese data. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences. 27: 369-380. doi: 10.1017/S2045796016001207
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2017. EEA and Norway Grants – reducing social and economic disparities in Europe. Editorial. Journal of Health Inequalities. 3: 3-4. doi: https://doi.org/10.5114/jhi.2017.69154
  • Askeland, Kristin Gärtner; Sivertsen, Børge; Skogen, Jens Christoffer; La Greca, Annette M.; Tell, Grethe S.; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Hysing, Mari. 2017. Alcohol and drug use among internationally adopted adolescents: Results from a Norwegian population-based study. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. 88: 226-235. doi: 10.1037/ort0000231
  • Braverman, Marc T; Hoogesteger, Lisa A; Johnson, Jessica A; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2017. Supportive of a smoke-free campus but opposed to a 100% tobacco-free campus: Identification of predictors among university students, faculty, and staff. Preventive Medicine. 94: 20-26. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.10.021
  • Clench-Aas, Jocelyne; Nes, Ragnhild Bang; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2017. The perceived constraints subscale of the Sense of Mastery Scale: dimensionality and measurement invariance. Quality of Life Research. 26: 127-138. doi: 10.1007/s11136-016-1359-6
  • Eggers, Sander M.; Mathews, Catherine; Aarø, Leif Edvard; McClinton-Appollis, Tracy; Bos, Arjan E.R.; de Vries, Hein. 2017. Predicting primary and secondary abstinence among adolescent boys and girls in the Western Cape, South Africa. Aids and Behavior. 21: 1417-1428. doi: 10.1007/s10461-016-1438-2
  • Mmbaga, Elia John; Kajula, Lusajo; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Kilonzo, Mrema; Wubs, Annegreet Gera; Eggers, Sander Matthijs; de Vries, Hein; Kaaya, Sylvia. 2017. Effect of the PREPARE intervention on sexual initiation and condom use among adolescents aged 12-14: A cluster randomised controlled trial in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. BMC Public Health. 17. 10 pages. doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4245-4
  • Skogen, Jens Christoffer; Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Smith, Otto Robert Frans; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2017. The factor structure of the Hopkins Symptoms Checklist (HSCL-25) in a student population: A cautionary tale. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 45: 357-365. doi: 10.1177/1403494817700287
  • Smith, Otto Robert Frans; Alves, Daniele Evelin; Knapstad, Marit; Haug, Ellen; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2017. Measuring mental well-being in Norway: validation of the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS). BMC Psychiatry. 17. 9 pages. doi: 10.1186/s12888-017-1343-x
  • Smith, Otto Robert Frans; Knapstad, Marit; Alves, Daniele Evelin; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2017. Initial results of prompt mental health care, the Norwegian version of improving access to psychological therapies. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. 86: 382-384. doi: 10.1159/000477668
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Mazur, Joanna; Zatonski, Witold Anton; Samdal, Oddrun. 2016. Trends in smoking among Polish and Norwegian youth 1986-2014. Journal of Health Inequalities. 2: 44-51. doi: 10.5114/jhi.2016.61420
  • Askeland, Kristin Gärtner; Hysing, Mari; La Greca, Annette M.; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Tell, Grethe S.; Sivertsen, Børge. 2016. Mental health in internationally adopted adolescents: a meta-analysis. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 56: 203-213.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2016.12.009
  • Braverman, Marc T; Stawski, Robert S; Samdal, Oddrun; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2016. Daily smoking and subjective health complaints in adolescence. Nicotine & tobacco research. 19: 102-110. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntw133
  • Chen, Xi Jing; Leith, Helen; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Manger, Terje; Gold, Christian. 2016. Music therapy for improving mental health problems of offenders in correctional settings: systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Experimental Criminology. 12: 209-228. doi: 10.1007/s11292-015-9250-y
  • Eggers, Sander M.; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Bos, Arjan E.R.; Mathews, Catherine; Kaaya, Sylvia F.; Onya, Hans; de Vries, Hein. 2016. Sociocognitive Predictors of Condom Use and Intentions Among Adolescents in Three Sub-Saharan Sites. Archives of Sexual Behavior. 45: 353-365. doi: 10.1007/s10508-015-0525-1
  • Mathews, Catherine; Eggers, Sander Matthijs; Townsend, Loraine; Aarø, Leif Edvard; de Vries, Petrus J.; Mason-Jones, Amanda J.; de Koker, Petra; Appollis, Tracy McClinton; Mtshizana, Yolisa Y.; Koech, Joy; Wubs, Annegreet Gera; de Vries, Hein. 2016. Effects of PREPARE, a Multi-component, School-Based HIV and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Prevention Programme on Adolescent Sexual Risk Behaviour and IPV: Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial. Aids and Behavior. 20: 1821-1840. doi: 10.1007/s10461-016-1410-1
  • Melkevik, Ole; Hauge, Lars Johan; Bendtsen, Pernille; Reneflot, Anne; Mykletun, Arnstein; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2016. Associations between delayed completion of high school and educational attainment and symptom levels of anxiety and depression in adulthood. BMC Psychiatry. 16. 7 pages. doi: 10.1186/s12888-016-0765-1
  • Sælid, Gry Anette; Czajkowski, Nikolai Olavi; Holte, Arne; Tambs, Kristian; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2016. Coping With Strain (CWS) course – its effects on depressive symptoms: A four-year longitudinal randomized controlled trial. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 57: 321-327. doi: 10.1111/sjop.12289
  • Sælid, Gry Anette; Czajkowski, Nikolai Olavi; Holte, Arne; Tambs, Kristian; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2016. Positive mental health effects of the Coping With Strain (CWS) course on employees: a four-year longitudinal randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 18: 158-175. doi: 10.1080/14623730.2016.1196231
  • Wold, Bente; Littlecott, H.; Tynjala, J; Samdal, Oddrun; Moore, L; Roberts, C; Kannas, L; Villberg, J; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2016. Changes from 1986 to 2006 in reasons for liking leisure-time physical activity among adolescents. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. 26: 951-959. doi: 10.1111/sms.12528
  • Askeland, Kristin Gärtner; Hysing, Mari; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Tell, Grethe Seppola; Sivertsen, Børge. 2015. Mental health problems and resilience in international adoptees: results from a population-based study of Norwegian adolescents aged 16-19 years. Journal of Adolescence. 44: 48-56. doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2015.07.001
  • Devine-Wright, Hannah; Abraham, Charles; Onya, Hans; Ramatsea, Susan; Themane, Mahlapahlapana; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2015. Correlates of condom use and condom-use motivation among young South Africans. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 45: 674-683. doi: 10.1111/jasp.12328
  • Forsman, Anna K.; Wahlbeck, Kristian; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Alonso, Jordi; Barry, Margaret M; Brunn, Matthias; Cardoso, Graça; Cattan, Mima; de Girolamo, Giovanni; Eberhard-Gran, Malin; Evans-Lacko, Sara; Fiorillo, Andrea; Hansson, Lars; Haro, Josep Maria; Hazo, Jean-Baptiste; Hegerl, Ulrich; Katschnig, Heinz; Knappe, Susanne; Luciano, Mario; Miret, Marta; Nordentoft, Merete; Obradors-Tarragó, Carla; Pilgrim, David; Ruud, Torleif; Salize, Hans Joachim; Stewart-Brown, Sarah L.; Tómasson, Kristinn; van der Feltz-Cornelis, Christina M.; Ventus, Daniel B.J.; Vuori, Jukka; Värnik, Airi. 2015. Research priorities for public mental health in Europe: recommendations of the ROAMER project. European Journal of Public Health. 25: 249-254. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku232
  • Mathews, Catherine; Eggers, Sander Matthijs; De Vries, Petrus J.; Mason-Jones, Amanda J.; Townsend, Loraine; Aarø, Leif Edvard; de Vries, Hein. 2015. Reaching the hard to reach: Longitudinal investigation of adolescents' attendance at an after-school sexual and reproductive health programme in Western Cape, South Africa. BMC Public Health. 15. 12 pages. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-1963-3
  • Namisi, Francis Sande; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Kaaya, Sylvia; Kajula, Lusajo Joel; Kilonzo, Gad P.; Onya, Hans; Wubs, Annegreet Gera; Mathews, Catherine. 2015. Adolescents' communication with parents, other adult family members and teachers on sexuality: effects of school-based interventions in South Africa and Tanzania. Aids and Behavior. 19: 2162-2176. doi: 10.1007/s10461-015-1019-9
  • Wubs, Annegreet Gera; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Kaaya, Sylvia F.; Onya, Hans; Mathews, Catherine. 2015. Social cognition variables and victimization as predictors of sexual debut among adolescents in South Africa and Tanzania: a multi-group SEM analysis. Aids and Behavior. 19: 2141-2151. doi: 10.1007/s10461-015-1087-x
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Mathews, Catherine; Kaaya, Sylvia; Katahoire, Anne Ruhweza; Onya, Hans; Abraham, Charles; Klepp, Knut Inge; Wubs, Annegreet Gera; Eggers, Sander Matthijs; de Vries, Hein. 2014. Promoting sexual and reproductive health among adolescents in southern and eastern Africa (PREPARE): project design and conceptual framework. BMC Public Health. 14. 18 pages. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-54
  • Eggers, Sander M.; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Bos, Arjan E.R; Mathews, Catherine; de Vries, Hein. 2014. Predicting condom use in South Africa: A test of two integrative models. Aids and Behavior. 18: 135-145. doi: 10.1007/s10461-013-0423-2
  • Kajula, Lusajo Joel; Sheon, Nicolas; de Vries, Hein; Kaaya, Sylvia F.; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2014. Dynamics of parent-adolescent communication on sexual health and HIV/AIDS in Tanzania. Aids and Behavior. 18: S69-S74. doi: 10.1007/s10461-013-0634-6
  • Natvig, Henrik; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2014. Effects of induced compliance on alcohol use: Evaluation of a school-based intervention among Norwegian 8th graders. Nordic Psychology. 66: 2-19. doi: 10.1080/19012276.2014.885763
  • Rise, Jostein; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Halkjelsvik, Torleif; Kovac, Velibor Bobo. 2014. The distribution and role of causal beliefs, inferences of responsibility, and moral emotions on willingness to help addicts among Norwegian adults. Addiction Research and Theory. 22: 117-125. doi: 10.3109/16066359.2013.785532
  • Tjora, Tore; Hetland, Jørn; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Wold, Bente; Wiium, Nora; Øverland, Simon Nygaard. 2014. The association between smoking and depression from adolescence to adulthood. Addiction. 109: 1022-1030. doi: 10.1111/add.12522
  • Wang, Mari Vaage; Lekhal, Ratib; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Holte, Arne; Schjølberg, Synnve. 2014. The developmental relationship between language and motor performance from 3 to 5 years of age: a prospective longitudinal population study. BMC Psychology. 2. 10 pages. doi: 10.1186/s40359-014-0034-3
  • Wang, Mari Vaage; Lekhal, Ratib; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Schjølberg, Synnve. 2014. Co-occuring development of early childhood communication and motor skills: results from a population-based longitudinal study. Child: Care, Health and Development. 40: 77-84. doi: 10.1111/cch.12003
  • Bakhturidze, George; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Peikrishvili, Nana T. 2013. Attitudes towards smoking restrictions and tobacco advertisement bans in Georgia. BMJ Open. 3. 9 pages. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003461
  • Blakar, Rolv Mikkel; Nafstad, Hilde Eileen; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2013. Invitasjon til samfunnspsykologi. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 50: 410-411.
  • Gold, Christian; Mössler, Karin; Grocke, Denise; Heldal, Tor Olav; Tjemsland, Lars; Aarre, Trond F.; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Rittmannsberger, Hans; Stige, Brynjulf; Assmuss, Jørg; Rolvsjord, Randi. 2013. Individual music therapy for mental health care clients with low therapy motivation: multicentre randomised controlled trial. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. 82: 319-331. doi: 10.1159/000348452
  • Hauge, Lars Johan; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Torgersen, Leila; Vollrath, Margarete E. 2013. Smoking during consecutive pregnancies among primiparous women in the population-based Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study. Nicotine & tobacco research. 15: 428-434. doi: 10.1093/ntr/nts147
  • Namisi, Francis Sande; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Kaaya, Sylvia; Onya, Hans E; Wubs, Annegreet Gera; Mathews, Catherine. 2013. Condom use and sexuality communication with adults: a study among high school students in South Africa and Tanzania. BMC Public Health. 13. 11 pages. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-874
  • Protogerou, Cleo; Flisher, Alan J; Wild, Lauren G.; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2013. Predictors of condom use in South African university students: a prospective application of the theory of planned behavior. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 43: E23-E36. doi: 10.1111/jasp.12039
  • Wubs, Annegreet Gera; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Mathews, Catherine; Onya, Hans E; Mbwambo, Jessie. 2013. Associations Between Attitudes Toward Violence and Intimate Partner Violence in South Africa and Tanzania. Violence and Victims. 28: 324-340. doi: 10.1891/0886-6708.11-063
  • Bakhturidze, George; Peikrishvili, Nana T.; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2012. The public's attitudes towards tobacco sales restrictions: Evidence from a nationally representative survey in the former Soviet state of Georgia. Tobacco Control and Public Health in Eastern Europe. 2: 99-108. doi: 10.6084/m9.figshare.97675
  • Johansen, Rune; Rognerud, Marit Aase; Sundet, Jon Martin; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2012. Observed trends in mental health: A strategy to adjust for nonresponse bias and demographic changes in survey data. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 40: 681-688. doi: 10.1177/1403494812461732
  • Jøsendal, Ola; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2012. Adolescent smoking behavior and outcome expectancies. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 53: 129-135. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9450.2011.00927.x
  • Mathews, Cathy; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Grimsrud, Anna; Flisher, Alan J.; Kaaya, Sylvia; Onya, Hans; Schaalma, Herman; Wubs, Annegreet Gera; Mukoma, Wanjiru; Klepp, Knut Inge. 2012. Effects of the SATZ teacher-led school HIV prevention programmes on adolescent sexual behaviour: cluster randomised controlled trials in three sub-Saharan African sites. International Health. 4: 111-122. doi: 10.1016/j.inhe.2012.02.001
  • Protogerou, C; Flisher, A.J.; Wild, L; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2012. Using Structural Equation Modeling to investigate condom use predictors in South African young adults. Psychology and Health. 27: 309-310. doi: 10.1080/08870446.2012.707817
  • Protogerou, C; Flisher, Alan J; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Mathews, Catherine. 2012. The theory of planned behavior as a framework for predicting sexual risk behavior in sub-Saharan African youth: A critical review. Journal of Child and Adolescent Mental Health. 15: 428-434. doi: 10.2989/17280583.2011.621067
  • Tjora, Tore; Hetland, Jørn; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Wold, Bente; Øverland, Simon Nygaard. 2012. Late-onset smokers: how many, and associations with health behaviours and socioeconomic status. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 40: 537-543. doi: 10.1177/1403494812454233
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2011. Folkehelseinstituttet nabefaler Olweus-programmet. Spor. 14: 7.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Breivik, Kyrre; Klepp, Knut Inge; Kaaya, Sylvia; Onya, Hans; Wubs, Annegreet Gera; Helleve, Arnfinn; Flisher, Alan J. 2011. An HIV/AIDS knowledge scale for adolescents: item response theory analyses based on data from a study in South Africa and Tanzania. Health Education Research. 26: 212-224. doi: 10.1093/her/cyq086
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Herbec, Aleksandra; Bjørngaard, Johan Håkon; Manczuk, M; Zatonski, W. 2011. Depressive episodes and depressive tendencies among a sample of adults in Kielce, south-eastern Poland. AAEM: Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine. 18: 273-278.
  • Clench-Aas, Jocelyne; Nes, Ragnhild Bang; Dalgard, Odd Steffen; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2011. Dimensionality and measurement invariance in the Satisfaction with Life Scale in Norway. Quality of Life Research. 20: 1307-1317. doi: 10.1007/s11136-011-9859-x
  • Helleve, Arnfinn; Flisher, Alan J.; Onya, Hans; Mathews, Catherine; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Klepp, Knut Inge. 2011. The association between students' perceptions of a caring teacher and sexual initiation. A study among South African high school students. Health Education Research. 26: 847-858. doi: 10.1093/her/cyr031
  • Tjora, Tore; Hetland, Jørn; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Øverland, Simon Nygaard. 2011. Distal and proximal family predictors of adolescents' smoking initiation and development. A longitudinal latent curve model analysis. BMC Public Health. 11. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-911
  • Wiium, Nora; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2011. Outcome expectations and use of smokeless tobacco (snus): A cross-sectional study among young Norwegian snus users. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 52: 64-70. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9450.2010.00823.x
  • Wiium, Nora; Øverland, Simon; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2011. Smoking cessation among Norwegian adolescents and young adults: preferred cessation methods. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 52: 154-160. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9450.2010.00851.x
  • Braverman, Marc T; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Bontempo, Daniel E; Hetland, Jørn. 2010. Bar and restaurant workers' attitudes towards Norway's comprehensive smoking ban: a growth curve analysis. Tobacco Control. 19: 240-247. doi: 10.1136/tc.2009.033845
  • Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Lindbak, Rita Lill. 2010. Associations between schools' tobacco restrictions and adolescents' use of tobacco. Health Education Research. 25: 748-756. doi: 10.1093/her/cyq023
  • Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Tjora, Tore; Hetland, Jørn; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2010. Associations between adolescent socioeducational status and use of snus and smoking. Tobacco Control. 19: 291-296. doi: 10.1136/tc.2009.034512
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Flisher, Alan J; Kaaya, Sylvia; Onya, Hans; Namisi, Francis S; Wubs, Annegreet. 2009. Parental education as an indicator of socioeconomic status: Improving quality of data by requiring consistency across measurement occasions. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 37: 16-27. doi: 10.1177/1403494808086917
  • Mathews, Cathy; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Flisher, Alan J.; Mukoma, Wanjiru; Wubs, Annegreet Gera; Schaalma, Herman. 2009. Predictors of first sexual intercourse among adolescents in Cape Town, South Africa. Health Education Research. 24: 1-10. doi: 10.1093/her/cym079
  • Mukoma, Wanjiru; Flisher, Alan J; Helleve, Arnfinn; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Mathews, Catherine; Kaaya, Sylvia; Klepp, Knut Inge. 2009. Development and test-retest reliability of a research instrument designed to evaluate school-based HIV/AIDS interventions in South Africa and Tanzania. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 37: 7-15. doi: 10.1177/1403494809103995
  • Namisi, Francis Sande; Flisher, Alan J; Øverland, Simon; Bastien, Sheri; Onya, Hans; Kaaya, Sylvia; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2009. Sociodemographic variations in communication on sexuality and HIV/AIDS with parents, family members and teachers among in-school adolescents: A multi-site study in Tanzania and South Africa. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 37: 65-74. doi: 10.1177/1403494808086986
  • Onya, Hans; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Madu, Sylvester N. 2009. Social outcome expectations regarding delayed sexual debut among adolescents in Mankweng, South Africa. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 37: 92-100. doi: 10.1177/1403494808091344
  • Ragnarsson, Anders; Onya, Hans E; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2009. Young people's understanding of HIV: A qualitative study among school students in Mankweng, South Africa. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 37: 101-106. doi: 10.1177/1403494808094241
  • Schaalma, Herman; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Flisher, Alan J; Mathews, Catherine; Kaaya, Sylvia; Onya, Hans; Ragnarsson, Anders; Klepp, Knut-Inge. 2009. Correlates of intention to use condoms among Sub-Saharan African youth: The applicability of the theory of planned behaviour. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 37: 87-91. doi: 10.1177/1403494808090632
  • Wiium, N; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Hetland, J. 2009. Subjective attractiveness and perceived trendiness in smoking and snus use: a study among young Norwegians. Health Education Research. 24: 162-172. doi: 10.1093/her/cyn047
  • Wiium, Nora; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Hetland, Jørn. 2009. Psychological reactance and adolescents' attitudes toward tobacco-control measures. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 39: 1718-1738. doi: 10.1111/j.1559-1816.2009.00501.x
  • Wubs, Annegreet G; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Flisher, Alan J; Bastien, Sheri; Onya, Hans E; Kaaya, Sylvia; Mathews, Catherine. 2009. Dating violence among school students in Tanzania and South Africa: Prevalence and socio-demographic variations. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 37: 75-86. doi: 10.1177/1403494808091343
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Lindbak, Rita Lill; Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Hetland, Jørn. 2008. Tobakksbruk blant norske ungdomsskoleelever 1975–2005. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 128: 1815-1819.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Lindbak, Rita Lill; Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Hetland, Jørn. 2008. Tobakksbruk blant norske ungdomsskoleelever 1875-2005. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 128: 1815-1819.
  • Braverman, Marc T.; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Hetland, Jørn. 2008. Changes in smoking among restaurant and bar employees following Norway's comprehensive smoking ban. Health Promotion International. 23: 5-15. doi: 10.1093/heapro/dam041
  • Hetland, Jørn; Hetland, Hilde; Mykletun, Reidar J.; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Matthiesen, Stig Berge. 2008. Employees' job satisfaction after the introduction of a total smoke-ban in bars and restaurants in Norway. Health Promotion International. 23: 302-310. doi: 10.1093/heapro/dan028
  • Hetland, Jørn; Hetland, Hilde; Mykletun, Reidar J.; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Matthiesen, Stig Berge. 2008. Employees' job satisfaction after the introduction of a total smoke-ban in bars and restaurants in Norway. Health Promotion International. 23: 302-310.
  • Mykletun, Arnstein; Øverland, Simon; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Liabø, Hanne-Marthe; Stewart, Robert. 2008. Smoking in relation to anxiety and depression: Evidence from a large population survey: The HUNT study. European psychiatry. 23: 77-84. doi: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2007.10.005
  • Ragnarsson, Anders; Onya, Hans E.; Thorson, Anna; Ekström, Anna Mia; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2008. Young males' gendered sexuality in the era of HIV and AIDS in Limpopo Province, South Africa. Qualitative Health Research. 18: 739-746. doi: 10.1177/1049732308318373
  • Øverland, S; Hetland, J; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2008. Relative harm of snus and cigarettes: what do norwegian adolescents say? Tobacco Control. 17: 422-425. doi: 10.1136/tc.2008.026997
  • Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Hetland, Jørn; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2008. Relative harm of snus and cigarettes: What do Norwegian adolescents say? Tobacco Control. 17: 422-425.
  • Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Hetland, Jørn; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2008. Røyking og snusbruk blant ungdommar i 2004 og 2007. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 128: 1820-1824.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Aaro, LE; Flisher, Alan J.; Kaaya, Sylvia; Onya, Hans; Fuglesang, Minou; Klepp, Knut-Inge; Schaalma, Herman. 2006. Promoting sexual and reproductive health in early adolescence in South Africa and Tanzania: Development of a theory- and evidence-based intervention programme. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 34: 150-158. doi: 10.1080/14034940510032356
  • Eagan, Tomas M.L.; Hetland, Jørn; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2006. Decline in respiratory symptoms in service workers five months after a public smoking ban. Tobacco Control. 15: 242-246. doi: 10.1136/tc.2005.015479
  • Mykletun, Arnstein; Overland, Simon; Dahl, Alv A.; Krokstad, Steinar; Bjerkeset, Ottar; Glozier, Nicholas; Aarø, Leif E.; Prince, Martin. 2006. A population-based cohort study of the effect of common mental disorders on disability pension awards. American Journal of Psychiatry. 163: 1412-1418. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.163.8.1412
  • Øverland, Simon; Glozier, Nicholas; Mæland, John Gunnar; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Mykletun, Arnstein. 2006. Employment status and perceived health in the Hordaland Health Study (HUSK). BMC Public Health. 6. 9 pages. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-6-219
  • Gold, Chrisitan; Rolvsjord, Randi; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Aarre, Trond; Tjemsland, Lars; Stige, Brynjulf. 2005. Resource-oriented music therapy for patients with low therapy motivation: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry. 5. doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-5-39
  • Jøsendal, Ola; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Rasbash, Jon. 2005. Evaluation of the school-based smoking-prevention program "BE smokeFREE". Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 46.
  • Aapro, M.S.; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2004. Research in the behavioural and social sciences to improve cancer control and care: A strategy for development. European Journal of Cancer. 40: 316-325.
  • Braverman, Marc T.; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2004. Adolescent smoking and exposure to tobacco marketing under a tobacco advertising ban: findings from two Norwegian national samples. American Journal of Public Health. 94: 1230-1238.
  • Lund, Johan; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Aaro, LE. 2004. Accident prevention. Presentation of a model placing emphasis on human, structural and cultural factors. Safety Science. 42: 271-324.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Henriksen, Sigrun G; Siqveland, Johan; Torsheim, Torbjørn. 2004. Chronic social stress in the community and associations with psychological distress: A social psychological perspective. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 6: 4-16.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Henriksen, Sigrún Guðlaugsdóttir; Siqveland, Johan; Torsheim, Torbjørn. 2004. Chronic Social Stress in the Community and Associations with Psychological Distress: A Social Psychological Perspective. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 6: 4-16.
  • Mykletun, Arnstein; Bjerkeset, Ottar; Krokstad, S; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Aaro, LE; Dahl, Alv Andreas; Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Overland, S. 2004. Are anxiety and depression as causes for disability pensioning underestimated? A prospective study based on the general population. European psychiatry. 19: 36S-36S.
  • Mykletun, Arnstein; Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Dahl, Alv Andreas; Krokstad, S; Bjerkeset, Ottar; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Prince, M. 2004. Are anxiety and depression as causes for disability pensioning underestimated? A prospective population-based study. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 110: 26-26.
  • Wold, Bente; Currie, Candace; Roberts, Chris; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2004. National policies on school smoking restrictions in 8 European countries. Health Promotion International. 19: 482-488.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Eaton, Liberty; Flisher, Alan. 2003. Unsafe sexual behaviour in South African Youth. Social Science and Medicine. 56: 149-165.
  • Torsheim, Torbjørn; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Wold, Bente. 2003. School-related stress, social support, and distress: Prospective analysis of reciprocal and multilevel relationships. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 44: 153-159.
  • Eaton, Liberty; Flisher, Alan; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2002. Unsafe sexual behaviour in South African youth. Social Science and Medicine. 56: 149-165.
  • Flisher, A.J.; Butau, T.; Mbwambo, J.; Kaaya, S.K.; Kilonzo, G.P.; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Eide, A.; Lombard, C.; Muller, M.; Parry, C.D.H.; Klepp, K.-I. 2002. Substance use by students aged 13-14 years in South Africa, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. African Journal of Drug and Alcohol Studies. 1: 81-97.
  • Hetland, Jørn; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2002. Subjective health complaints in adolescence: dimensional structure and variation across gender and age. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 30: 223-230.
  • Kaaya, Sylvia F.; Flicher, Alan J.; Mbwambo, Jessie K.; Schaalma, Herman; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Klepp, Knut-Inge. 2002. A review of studies of sexual behaviour in school students in Sub-Saharan Africa. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 30: 148-160.
  • Strønstad, Kjersti; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Hetland, Jørn; Wold, Bente. 2002. Depressivitet og røyking - en prospektiv panelstudie blant ungdom i Hordaland. Norsk Epidemiologi. 12: 221-230.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Haugland, Siren; Hetland, Jørn; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Samdal, Oddrun; Wold, Bente. 2001. Psykiske og somatiske plager blant ungdom. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 121: 2923-2927.
  • Braverman, Marc; Svendsen, Torbjørn; Lund, Karl Erik; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2001. Tobacco use by early adolescents in Norway. European Journal of Public Health. 11: 218-224.
  • Haugland, Siren; Wold, Bente; Stevenson, Jim; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Woynarowska, Barbara. 2001. Subjective health complaints in adolescence. A cross-national comparison of prevalence and dimensionality. European Journal of Public Health. 11: 4-10.
  • Thuen, Frode; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2001. Psykisk helse og forebyggende arbeid. En litteraturgjennomgang. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 38: 410-423.
  • Torsheim, Torbjørn; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Wold, Bente. 2001. Sense of coherence and school-related stress as predictors of subjective health complaints in early adolescence: Interactive, indirect or direct relationships? Social Science and Medicine. 53: 603-614.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Eide, Arne Henning; Acuda, Stanley Wilson; Butau, Tecla. 2000. Smoking habits among secondary school students in selected districts in Zimbabwe. Gender, urban/rural, and social class differences. Southern African Journal of Child and Adolescent Mental Health. 12: 125-144.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard. 1998. Forord. Lokalsamfunn og helse. Forebyggende arbeid i en brytningsti d. 3-6.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Farquhar, John W. 1998. Californias Proposition 99 - et eksempel til etterfølgelse? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 118: 2210-2214.
  • Humerfelt, Sjur; Eide, Geir Egil; Kvåle, Gunnar; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Gulsvik, Amund. 1998. Effectiveness of postal smoking cessation advice: a randomized controlled trial in young men with reduced FEV1 and asbestos exposure. European Respiratory Journal. 11: 284-290.
  • Jøsendal, Ola; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Bergh, Ingunn Holden. 1998. Effects of a school-based smoking prevention program among subgroups of adolescents. Health Education Research. 13: 215-224.
  • Natvig, Henrik; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 1998. Evaluation of the Norwegian campaign against the illegal spirits trade. Health Education Research. 13: 275-284.
  • Hafstad, A.; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 1997. Activating interpersonal influence through provocative appeals: evaluation of a mass media-based antismoking campaign targeting adolescents. Health Communication. 9(3): 253-272.
  • Hafstad, A.; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Engeland, A.; Andersen, Aa.; Langmark, F.; Pedersen-Stray, F. 1997. Provocative appeals in anti-smoking mass media campaigns targeting adolescents. The accumulated effect of multiple exposures. Health Education Research. 12(2): 227-236.
  • Hussain, A.; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Kvåle, Gunnar. 1997. Impact of a health education program to promote consumption of vitamin A rich foods in Bangladesh. Health Promotion International. 12(2): 103-109.
  • Jøsendal, Ola; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Bergh, Ingunn Holden. 1995. Skolebasert forebygging av røyking. Norsk Epidemiologi. 5: 161-170. Published 1995-12-02.
  • Haug, Kjell; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Fugelli, Per. 1994. Pregnancy - a golden opportunity for promoting the cessation of smoking? Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 12: 184-189.
  • Ommundsen, Yngvar; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Espnes, Geir Arild; Ingvaldsen, Rolf P. 1994. Stages of change for exercise behavior: social -cognitive and demograp hic correlates. ?. 2: 41-60.
  • Haug, Kjell; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Fugelli, Per. 1993. Smoking habits in early pregnancy related to age of smoking debut. Family Practice. 10: 66-69.
  • Haug, Kjell; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Fugelli, Per. 1992. Smoking habits in early pregnancy and attitudes towards smoking cessation among pregnant women and their partners. Family Practice. 9: 494-499.
  • Haug, Kjell; Fugelli, Per; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 1992. Recruitment and participation of general practitioners in a multipractice study of smoking cessation. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 10: 206-210.
Reports and theses
  • Reneflot, Anne; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Aase, Heidi; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Tambs, Kristian; Øverland, Simon Nygaard. 2018. Psykisk helse i Norge. Folkehelseinstituttet, Oslo. 178 pages.
  • Bøhler, Linn; Brandlistuen, Ragnhild Eek; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Helland, Maren Sand; Granum, Berit; Ohm, Eyvind; Hånes, Hanna; Owe, Katrine Mari; Hovengen, Ragnhild; Biehl, Anna Månsson; Hyllestad, Susanne; Nordheim, Carl Fredrik; Fonahn, Wenche; Låg, Marit; Refsnes, Magne; Aasvang, Gunn Marit; Grøholt, Else-Karin. 2016. Barn, miljø og helse: Risiko- og helsefremmende faktorer. Folkehelseinstituttet, Oslo. 99 pages.
  • Chen, Xi Jing; Leith, Helen; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Manger, Terje; Gold, Christian. 2015. Music therapy for improving mental health in offenders: Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. arXiv, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA. 27 pages.
  • Major, Ellinor F.; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2012. Behov for en forskningsbasert ordning? Oppfølgning NOU 2010:3 "Drap i Norge perioden 2004-2009". Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt Oslo. 34 pages.
  • Dalgard, Odd Steffen; Mathiesen, Kristin Schjelderup; Nord, Erik; Ose, Solveig Osborg; Rognerud, Marit Aase; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Major, Ellinor F. 2011. Bedre føre var. Psykisk helse: Helsefremmende og forebyggende tiltak og anbefalinger. rapport Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt. 2011:1. Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Oslo. 90 pages.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Lund, Karl Erik; Vedøy, Tord Finne; Øverland, Simon. 2009. Evaluering av myndighetenes samlede innsats for å forebygge tobakksrelaterte sykdommer i perioden 2003 til 2007. SIRUS-rapport. 3. Statens institutt for rusmiddelforskning, Oslo. 142 pages.
  • Hetland, Jørn; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Øverland, Simon. 2007. Røykfrie serveringssteder: Samlerapport fra en prospektiv undersøkelse blant ansatte i serveringsbransjen. SIRUS skrifter. 5. SIRUS, Oslo. 43 pages.
  • Monstad, Sturle Jostein; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Wilhelmsen, Lars Skjold. 2006. Forskningsbasert informasjon om helse som virkemiddel for å øke eldres livskvalitet - utvikling av et gruppeopplegg. HEMIL-rapport. 2006: 1. HEMIL-senteret, Universitetet i Bergen. 88 pages.
  • Hetland, Hilde; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2005. Hva kan forbedres i VÆR røykfri-programmet? Intervjuer med elever, lærere og rektorer. Statens Institutt for Rusmiddelforskning, Oslo. 60 pages.
  • Hetland, Jørn; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2005. Røykfrie serveringssteder: Luftkvalitet, helse og trivsel blant ansatte i serveringsbransjen. Evaluering av det offentlige tobakksforebyggende arbeidet i Norge 2003-2007. 4. HEMIL/SIRUS, Oslo. 39 pages.
  • Hetland, Jørn; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2005. Røykevaner, holdninger til innføringen av røykfrie serveringssteder og opplevelse av håndhevningsproblemer i serveringsbransjen - en prospektiv panelundersøkelse. Evaluering av det offentlige tobakksforebyggende arbeidet i Norge 2003-2007. 3. HEMIL/SIRUS, Oslo. 75 pages.
  • Monstad, Sturle Jostein; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2005. Forskningsbasert informasjon om helse som virkemiddel for å øke eldres livskvalitet - tilpassing av nettsteder til eldre. 118 pages.
  • Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2003. Ungdom og livsstil i Troms - en undersøkelse blant ungdomsskoleelever i Troms 2000-2001. Institutt for samfunnsmedisin, Universitetet i Tromsø, Tromsø. 140 pages.
  • Lie, Kari K.; Hovengen, Ragnhild; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2001. Forskning og fagutvikling i forebyggende helsearbeid blant barn og unge. Rapport til Lægeforeningens sentralstyre fra arbeidsgruppe oppnevnt på initiativ fra Den norske lægeforening. Den norske lægeforening, Oslo. 53 pages.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Ottemöller, Fungisai Gwanzura. 2000. Tidlig intervensjon for å påvirke kreftrelatert atferd: En gjennomgang av relevante studier. HEMIL-rapport. 2000: 2. Hemil-senteret, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 86 pages.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Ottemöller, Fungisai Gwanzura. 2000. Tidlig intervensjon for å påvirke kreftrelatert atferd: En gjennomgang av relevante studier. HEMIL-rapport. nr. 2 - 2000. UiB HEMIL-senteret og Den Norske Kreftforening, Bergen. 86 pages.
  • Horverak, Øyvind; Baklien, Bergljot; Natvig, Henrik; Rossow, Ingeborg; Wilhelmsen, Britt Unni; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2000. Til hvilken nytte? Rapport fra konferanse om ungdom og forebygging av tobakk-, alkohol- og narkotikabruk. 23.-24. mars 2000, Soria Moria Konferansesenter, Oslo. Norges Forskningsråd, Området for medisin og helse, Oslo. 108 pages.
  • Horverak, Øyvind; Baklien, Bergljot; Natvig, Henrik; Rossow, Ingeborg; Wilhelmsen, Britt Unni; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2000. Rusmiddelforebygging - til hvilken nytte? En rapport skrevet med utgangspunkt i NFRs konferanse Til hvilken nytte? 23.-24.03 2000. Norges Forskningsråd og SIFA, OSLO. 72 pages.
  • Strumse, Einar; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2000. Menneske, miljø og livskvalitet. Faglig sluttrapport for Forskningsprogram om miljøbetinget livskvalitet. Norges Forskningsråd, Området for miljø og utvikling, Oslo. 77 pages.
  • Strumse, Einar; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2000. Menneske, miljø og livskvalitet. Faglig sluttrapport for forskningsprogram om Miljøbetinget livskvalitet. Norges forskningsråd, Oslo. 77 pages.
  • Wold, Bente; Hetland, Jørn; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Samdal, Oddrun; Torsheim, Torbjørn. 2000. Utviklingstrekk i helse og livsstil blant barn og unge fra Norge, Sverige, Ungarn og Wales. HEMIL-rapport. 2000: 1. Hemil-senteret, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 134 pages.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Wold, Bente; Samdal, Oddrun; Haugland, Siren; Einarsen, Ståle. 1999. Psychological and somatic complaints among adolescents. Searching for psychosocial risk factors. Institutt for samfunnspsykologi. 19 pages.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Rise, Jostein. 1996. Den menneskelige faktor. Kan ulykker forebygges gjennom holdningspåvirkning? SF-rapport. 5. Skadeforebyggende Forum. 227 pages.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Rise, Jostein. 1996. Den menneskelige faktor. Kan ulykker forebygges gjennom holdningspåvirkning? Forkortet versjon. SF-rapport.. 5. Skadeforebyggende Forum.. 31 pages.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Rise, Jostein. 1996. Den menneskelige faktor. Kan ulykker forebygges gjennom holdningspåvirkning? SF-rapport. 5. Skadeforebyggende Forum. 227 pages.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard. 1987. Health behaviour and socioeconomic status : a survey among the adult population in Norway. Universitetet I Bergen.
Book sections
  • Grøtvedt, Liv; Lund, Karl Erik; Vedøy, Tord Finne; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Vollset, Stein Emil. 2018. Røyking og snusbruk. Røyking og snusbruk. In:
    • Grøholt, Else Karin; Bøhler, Linn; Hånes, Hanna. 2018. Folkehelserapporten - Helsetilstanden i Norge. Folkehelseinstituttet.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Klepp, Knut Inge. 2017. Hva former vår helserelaterte atferd? 2, pages 38-62. In:
    • Klepp, Knut Inge; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2017. Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. 421 pages. ISBN: 978-82-05-46398-1.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Klepp, Knut Inge. 2017. Bruk av tobakk: et tilbakelagt kapittel? 9, pages 185-207. In:
    • Klepp, Knut Inge; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2017. Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. 421 pages. ISBN: 978-82-05-46398-1.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Samdal, Oddrun; Wold, Bente. 2017. Psykisk helse blant ungdom. 4, pages 82-105. In:
    • Klepp, Knut Inge; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2017. Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. 421 pages. ISBN: 978-82-05-46398-1.
  • Klepp, Knut Inge; Stigen, Ole Trygve; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2017. Folkehelse og folkehelsearbeid blant barn og unge i Norge. 1, pages 17-37. In:
    • Klepp, Knut Inge; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2017. Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. 421 pages. ISBN: 978-82-05-46398-1.
  • Grøtvedt, Liv; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Skjaerven, Rolv; Opdal, Siri Hauge. 2014. Røyking og snusbruk. Levevaner. In:
    • Stoltenberg, Camilla. 2014. Folkehelserapporten 2014. Helsetilstanden i Norge. rapport Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt. 2014:4. Folkehelseinstituttet. 270 pages.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Flisher, Alan J. 2012. Health behaviour in context. 3, pages 17-33. In:
    • Wold, Bente; Samdal, Oddrun. 2012. An Ecological Perspective on Health Promotion Systems, Settings and Social Processes. Bentham eBooks. 92 pages. ISBN: 978-1-60805-564-7.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2011. Helsefremmende tiltak på arbeidsplassen. Kapitel, pages 367-391. In:
    • Einarsen, Ståle; Skogstad, Anders. 2011. Det gode arbeidsmiljø. Krav og utfordringer. Fagbokforlaget. 475 pages. ISBN: 978-82-450-0980-4.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Becher, Rune; Grøtvedt, Liv. 2010. Tobakk. Kap. 22, pages 102-105. In:
    • Grøholt, Else-Karin; Grøtvedt, Liv; Hånes, Hanna; Stene-Larsen, Geir. 2010. Folkehelserapport 2010 : helsetilstanden i Norge. rapport Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt. 2010:2. Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Oslo. 138 pages.
  • Dalgard, Odd Steffen; Mathiesen, Kristin S.; Wiik, Johannes; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2010. Sosiale miljøfaktorer. Kap. 21, pages 100-101. In:
    • Grøholt, Else-Karin; Grøtvedt, Liv; Hånes, Hanna; Stene-Larsen, Geir. 2010. Folkehelserapport 2010 : helsetilstanden i Norge. rapport Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt. 2010:2. Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Oslo. 138 pages.
  • Vindenes, Vigdis; Clench-Aas, Jocelyne; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2010. Avhengighet av rusmidler og legemidler. Kap 12, pages 70-72. In:
    • Grøholt, Else-Karin; Grøtvedt, Liv; Hånes, Hanna; Stene-Larsen, Geir. 2010. Folkehelserapport 2010 : helsetilstanden i Norge. rapport Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt. 2010:2. Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Oslo. 138 pages.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2009. Om å påvirke helseatferd. Kapittel 2.2, pages 93-105. In:
    • Haugland, Siren; Misvær, Nina. 2009. Håndbok for skolehelsetjenesten. Kommuneforlaget AS. 504 pages. ISBN: 978-82-446-1311-8.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Hetland, Jørn. 2009. Ungdom og tobakk. Kapittel 8, pages 146-162. In:
    • Klepp, Knut-Inge; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2009. Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. 390 pages. ISBN: 978-82-05-32552-4.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Klepp, Knut-Inge. 2009. Helserelatert atferd og livsstil i kontekst. Kapittel 1, pages 19-42. In:
    • Klepp, Knut-Inge; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2009. Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. 390 pages. ISBN: 978-82-05-32552-4.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Klepp, Knut-Inge; Stigen, Ole Trygve. 2009. Lokalt folkehelsearbeid rettet mot ungdom - Hemil-modellen. Kap 20, pages 360-381. In:
    • Klepp, Knut-Inge; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2009. Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. 390 pages. ISBN: 978-82-05-32552-4.
  • Hetland, Jørn; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2009. Subjektive helseplager i ungdomsårene. 4, pages 74-85. In:
    • Klepp, Knut-Inge; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2009. Ungdom, livsstil og helsefremmende arbeid. Gyldendal Akademisk. 390 pages. ISBN: 978-82-05-32552-4.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard; Schaalma, Herman; Åstrøm, Anne Nordrehaug. 2008. Social Cognition Models and Social Cognition Theory: Predicting Sexual and Reproductive Behaviour among Adolescents in Sub-Saharan Africa. Chapter 2, pages 37-55. In:
    • Klepp, Knut-Inge; Flisher, Alan J.; Kaaya, Sylvia F. 2008. Promoting adolescent sexual and reproductive health in East & Southern Africa. Nordiska Afrikainstitutet. 344 pages. ISBN: 978-91-7106-599-5.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2007. Adolescent lifestyle. Chapter 1, pages 5-9. In:
    • Ayers, Susan; Baum, Andrew; McManus, Chris; Newman, Stanton; Wallston, Kenneth; Weinman, John; West, Robert. 2007. Psychology, Health and Medicine. Cambridge University Press. 946 pages. ISBN: 0-521-60510-5.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2004. Om å påvirke elevenes helseatferd. kapittel, pages 81-89. In:
    • Haugland, Siren; Misvær, Nina. 2004. Håndbok for skolehelsetjenesten 1. - 10. klasse. 422 pages. ISBN: 8244609583.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2003. Påvirkning av helseatferd. 408-421. In:
    • Larsen, Øivind; Alvik, Anne; Hagestad, Kristian; Nylenna, Magne. 2003. Helse for de mange. Samfunnsmedisin i Norge. Gyldendal Akademisk. 688 pages. ISBN: 82-05-31114-5.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2003. Forord. Kapittel, pages 5-8. In:
    • Hauge, Hans Abraham; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2003. Helsefremmende arbeid i en brytningstid: fra momolog til diolog? 318 pages. ISBN: 82-7674-908-9.
  • Haugland, Siren; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Torsheim, Torbjørn. 2002. Ungdoms somatiske og psykiske plager. 11-19. In:
    • Almind, Gert; Hjortdal, Per. 2002. Medicinsk Årbog 2003. ISBN: 87-628-0414-6.
  • Strumse, Einar; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2002. Predicting subjective well being. The contributions from place attachment, landscape preferences and social support. 343-344. In:
    • Mira, R.G.; Sabucedo, J.M.; Romay, J. 2002. Culture, quality of life and globalization. Problems and challenges for the new millennium.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2000. Helsefremmende arbeid i arbeidslivet. 333-359. In:
    • Einarsen, Ståle; Skogstad, Anders. 2000. Det gode arbeidsmiljø. Fagbokforlaget. ISBN: 82-7674-497-4.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard. 1997. Adolescent lifestyle. 65-68. In:
    • Baum, A.; Newman, S.; Weinman, J.; West, R.; McManus, C. 1997. Cambridge handbook of psychology, health and medicine. Cambridge University Press.
  • Aarø, Leif Edvard. 1997. Fra landsomfattende massemediakampanjer til lokale tiltak. 77-88. In:
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