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Ole Bernt Fasmer

Professor, in adult psychiatry
  • E-mailOle.Fasmer@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 95 86 55
  • Visitor Address
    Sandviken Hospital
    5035 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

Biological aspects of bipolar disorder and ADHD, in particular comorbidity with somatic disorders. Mathematical analyses of time series (motor activity and heart rate).

Teaches clinical psychiatry for medical students.

Books
  • Haver, Brit; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2012. Bipolare lidelser. Fagbokforlaget. 487 pages. ISBN: 978-82-450-0585-1.
  • Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 1991. Biologisk psykiatri. 97 pages.
Journal articles
  • Fredriksen, Mats; Egeland, Jens; Haavik, Jan; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2019. Individual Variability in Reaction Time and Prediction of Clinical Response to Methylphenidate in Adult ADHD: A Prospective Open Label Study Using Conners’ Continuous Performance Test II. Journal of Attention Disorders. doi: 10.1177/1087054719829822
  • Sørensen, Lin; Wass, Sam Vincent; Osnes, Berge; Schanche, Elisabeth; Adolfsdottir, Steinunn; Svendsen, Julie Lillebostad; Visted, Endre; Eilertsen, Thomas; Jensen, Daniel André; Nordby, Helge; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Binder, Per-Einar; Koenig, Julian; Sonuga-Barke, Edmund J.S. 2019. A psychophysiological investigation of the interplay between orienting and executive control during stimulus conflict: A heart rate variability study. Physiology and Behavior. 211:112657: 1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2019.112657
  • Antonazzo, Ippazio Cosimo; Riise, Trond; Cortese, Marianna; Berge, Line Iden; Engeland, Anders; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Lund, Anders; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Poluzzi, Elisabetta; Bjørnevik, Kjetil Lauvland. 2018. Diabetes is associated with decreased migraine risk: A nationwide cohort study. Cephalalgia. 38: 1759-1764. doi: 10.1177/0333102417748573
  • Fasmer, Erlend Eindride; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Berle, Jan Øystein; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Hauge, Erik Rønneberg. 2018. Graph theory applied to the analysis of motor activity in patients with schizophrenia and depression. PLOS ONE. 13:e0194791: 1-19. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194791
  • Garcia Ceja, Enrique Alejandro; Riegler, Michael; Jakobsen, Petter; Tørresen, Jim; Nordgreen, Tine; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2018. Motor activity based classification of depression in unipolar and bipolar patients. IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems. 316-321. doi: 10.1109/CBMS.2018.00062
  • Krane-Gartiser, Karoline; Asheim, Andreas; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Morken, Gunnar; Vaaler, Arne; Scott, Jan. 2018. Actigraphy as an objective intra‑individual marker of activity patterns in acute‑phase bipolar disorder: a case series. International journal of bipolar disorders. 6. doi: 10.1186/s40345-017-0115-3
  • Krane-Gartiser, Karoline; Henriksen, Tone Elise Gjøtterud; Morken, Gunnar; Vaaler, Arne; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2018. Motor activity patterns in acute schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders can be differentiated from bipolar mania and unipolar depression. Psychiatry Research. 270: 418-425. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2018.10.004
  • Gude, Tore; Finset, Arnstein; Anvik, Tor; Baerheim, Anders; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Grimstad, Hilde; Vaglum, Per Jørgen Wiggen. 2017. Do medical students and young physicians assess reliably their self-efficacy regarding communication skills? A prospective study from end of medical school until end of internship. BMC Medical Education. 17. doi: 10.1186/s12909-017-0943-y
  • Krane-Gartiser, Karoline; Vaaler, Arne; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Sørensen, Kjetil; Morken, Gunnar; Scott, Janine Linda. 2017. Variability of activity patterns across mood disorders and time of day. BMC Psychiatry. 17. doi: 10.1186/s12888-017-1574-x
  • Scott, Janine Linda; Vaaler, Arne; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Morken, Gunnar; Krane-Gartiser, Karoline. 2017. A pilot study to determine whether combinations of objectively measured activity parameters can be used to differentiate between mixed states, mania, and bipolar depression. International journal of bipolar disorders. 5: 1-8. doi: 10.1186/s40345-017-0076-6
  • Baandrup, Lone; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Glenthøj, Birte Yding; Jennum, Poul Jørgen. 2016. Circadian rest-activity rhythms during benzodiazepine tapering covered by melatonin versus placebo add-on: Data derived from a randomized clinical trial. BMC Psychiatry. 16:348: 1-8. doi: 10.1186/s12888-016-1062-8
  • Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Hauge, Erik Rønneberg; Berle, Jan Øystein; Dilsaver, Steven C.; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim. 2016. Distribution of active and resting periods in the motor activity of patients with depression and schizophrenia. Psychiatry Investigation. 13: 112-120. doi: 10.4306/pi.2016.13.1.112
  • Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Johansen, Espen Borgå. 2016. Patterns of motor activity in spontaneously hypertensive rats compared to Wistar Kyoto rats. Behavioral and Brain Functions. 12:32: 1-13. doi: 10.1186/s12993-016-0117-9
  • Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Mjeldheim, Kristin; Førland, Wenche; Hansen, Anita Lill; Syrstad, Vigdis Elin Giæver; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Berle, Jan Øystein. 2016. Linear and non-linear analyses of Conner's Continuous Performance Test-II discriminate adult patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder from patients with mood and anxiety disorders. BMC Psychiatry. 16:284. 10 pages. doi: 10.1186/s12888-016-0993-4
  • Henriksen, Tone Elise Gjøtterud; Skrede, Silje; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Schøyen, Helle Kristine; Leskauskaite, Ieva; Bjørke-Bertheussen, Janette; Assmus, Jörg; Hamre, Børge; Grønli, Janne; Lund, Anders. 2016. Blue-blocking glasses as additive treatment for mania: A randomized placebo-controlled trial. Bipolar Disorders. 18: 221-232. doi: 10.1111/bdi.12390
  • Instanes, Johanne Telnes; Klungsøyr, Kari; Halmøy, Anne; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Haavik, Jan. 2016. Adult ADHD and Comorbid Somatic Disease: A Systematic Literature Review. Journal of Attention Disorders. 22: 203-228. doi: 10.1177/1087054716669589
  • Krane-Gartiser, Karoline; Steinan, Mette Kvisten; Langsrud, Knut; Vestvik, Vegard; Sand, Trond; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Kallestad, Håvard; Morken, Gunnar. 2016. Mood and motor activity in euthymic bipolar disorder with sleep disturbance. Journal of Affective Disorders. 202: 23-31. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2016.05.012
  • Krane-Gartiser, Karoline; Vaaler, Arne Einar; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Morken, Gunnar. 2016. Distribution and Characteristics of Active and Inactive Periods Distinguish Unipolar Depression With and Without Motor Retardation. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.
  • Ødegaard, Christine Henrik; Berk, Lesley; Berk, Michael; Youngstrom, Eric A.; Dilsaver, Steven C.; Belmaker, Robert H.; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S. 2016. An ISBD perspective on the sociocultural challenges of managing bipolar disorder: A content analysis. Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry (Print). 50: 1096-1103. doi: 10.1177/0004867416668790
  • Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Mjeldheim, Kristin; Førland, Wenche; Hansen, Anita Lill; Dilsaver, Steven C.; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Berle, Jan Øystein. 2015. Motor Activity in Adult Patients with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Psychiatry Investigation. 12: 474-482. doi: 10.4306/pi.2015.12.4.474
  • Fornaro, Michele; De Berardis, Domenico; De Pasquale, Concetta; Indelicato, Luisa; Pollice, Rocco; Valchera, Alessandro; Perna, Giampaolo; Iasevoli, Felice; Tomasetti, Carmine; Martinotti, Giovanni; Koshy, Ann Sarah; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim. 2015. Prevalence and clinical features associated to bipolar disorder-migraine comorbidity: A systematic review. Comprehensive Psychiatry. 56: 1-16. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2014.09.020
  • Gude, Tore; Grimstad, Hilde; Holen, Are; Anvik, Tor; Baerheim, Anders; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Hjortdahl, Per; Vaglum, Per Jørgen Wiggen. 2015. Can we rely on simulated patients' satisfaction with their consultation for assessing medical students' communication skills? A cross-sectional study. BMC Medical Education. 15:225. 6 pages. doi: 10.1186/s12909-015-0508-x
  • Huang, Huanlin; Zhong, Zheng; Chen, Junqi; Huang, Yong; Luo, Jixuan; Wu, Junxian; Liao, Hanbo; Zhen, Erchuan; Lin, Renyong; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Wik, Gustav. 2015. Effect of acupuncture at HT7 on heart rate variability: An exploratory study. Acupuncture in Medicine. 33: 30-35. doi: 10.1136/acupmed-2013-010441
  • Jacobsen, Kaya Kvarme; Nievergelt, Caroline M.; Zayats, Tetyana; Greenwood, Tifany A.; Anttila, Verneri; Akiskal, Hagop Souren; Haavik, Jan; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Kelsoe, John R.; Johansson, Stefan; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim. 2015. Genome wide association study identifies variants in NBEA associated with migraine in bipolar disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders. 172: 453-461. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2014.10.004
  • Krane-Gartiser, Karoline; Henriksen, Tone Elise Gjøtterud; Vaaler, Arne Einar; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Morken, Gunnar. 2015. Actigraphy can identify differences in motor activity in acute episodes of mood disorders. Bipolar Disorders. 17: 86-86.
  • Krane-Gartiser, Karoline; Henriksen, Tone Elise Gjøtterud; Vaaler, Arne Einar; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Morken, Gunnar. 2015. Actigraphically assessed activity in unipolar depression: A comparison of inpatients with and without motor retardation. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 76: 1181-1187. doi: 10.4088/JCP.14m09106
  • Weber, Heike; Kittel-Schneider, Sarah; Heupel, Julia; Weißflog, Lena; Kent, Lindsey; Freudenberg, Florian; Alttoa, Aet; Post, Antonia; Herterich, Sabine; Haavik, Jan; Halmøy, Anne; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Landaas, Elisabeth Toverud; Johansson, Stefan; Cormand, Bru; Ribasés, Marta; Sánchez-Mora, Cristina; Ramos-Quiroga, Josep Antonio; Franke, Barbara; Lesch, Klaus-Peter; Reif, Andreas. 2015. On the role of NOS1 ex1f-VNTR in ADHD-allelic, subgroup, and meta-analysis. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics. 168: 445-458. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.b.32326
  • Henriksen, Tone Elise Gjøtterud; Skrede, Silje; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Hamre, Børge; Grønli, Janne; Lund, Anders. 2014. Blocking blue light during mania - markedly increased regularity of sleep and rapid improvement of symptoms: A case report. Bipolar Disorders. 16: 894-898. doi: 10.1111/bdi.12265
  • Krane-Gartiser, Karoline; Henriksen, Tone Elise Gjøtterud; Morken, Gunnar; Vaaler, Arne Einar; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2014. Actigraphic assessment of motor activity in acutely admitted inpatients with bipolar disorder. PLOS ONE. 9. 9 pages. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089574
  • Solberg, Berit Skretting; Hysing, Mari; Bøe, Tormod; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2014. Holdninger til bruk av medisiner hos voksne med ADHD målt ved hjelp av Beliefs about Medicines Questionnaire (BMQ). Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 51: 119-121.
  • Stokkeland, Lisa; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Waage, Leif; Hansen, Anita Lill. 2014. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among inmates in Bergen Prison. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 55: 343-349. doi: 10.1111/sjop.12131
  • Berge, Line Iden; Riise, Trond; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Hundal, Øivind; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Midthjell, Kristian; Lund, Anders. 2013. Does diabetes have a protective effect on migraine? Epidemiology. 24: 129-134. doi: 10.1097/EDE.0b013e31827623d0
  • Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2013. ADHD og astma. BestPractice. 8: 22-24.
  • Henriksen, Tone Elise Gjøtterud; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Dilsaver, Steven C.; Sivertsen, Børge; Lund, Agnethe. 2013. Virtual darkness as additive treatment in mania - a randomized controlled trial. Bipolar Disorders. 15: 60-60.
  • Johnsen, Erik; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Wageningen, Heidi Karin van; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Hauge, Erik Rønneberg; Jørgensen, Hugo A. 2013. The influence of glutamatergic antagonism on motor variability, and comparison to findings in schizophrenia patients. Acta Neuropsychiatrica. 25: 105-112. doi: 10.1111/j.1601-5215.2012.00674.x
  • Vaaler, Arne Einar; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2013. Antidepressive legemidler – klinisk praksis må endres. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 133: 428-430. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.12.1077
  • Berge, Line Iden; Riise, Trond; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Lund, Anders; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Hundal, Øivind. 2012. Risk of depression in diabetes is highest for young persons using oral anti-diabetic agents. Diabetic Medicine. 29: 509-514. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-5491.2011.03530.x
  • Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Riise, Trond; Lund, Anders; Dilsaver, Steven C.; Hundal, Øivind; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim. 2012. Comorbidity of Migraine With ADHD. Journal of Attention Disorders. 16: 339-345. doi: 10.1177/1087054710385784
  • Landaas, Elisabeth Toverud; Halmøy, Anne; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Haavik, Jan. 2012. The impact of cyclothymic temperament in adult ADHD. Journal of Affective Disorders. 142: 241-247. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2012.04.034
  • Svendal, Gjertrud Øvreås; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Engeland, Anders; Berk, Michael; Lund, Anders. 2012. Co-prescription of medication for bipolar disorder and diabetes mellitus: A nationwide population-based study. BMC Medicine. 10. 6 pages. doi: 10.1186/1741-7015-10-148
  • Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Halmøy, Anne; Eagan, Tomas Mikal; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Haavik, Jan. 2011. Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is associated with asthma. BMC Psychiatry. 11. 7 pages. doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-11-128
  • Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Halmøy, Anne; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Haavik, Jan. 2011. Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is associated with migraine headaches. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience. 261: 595-602. doi: 10.1007/s00406-011-0203-9
  • Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Riise, Trond; Eagan, Tomas Mikal; Lund, Anders; Dilsaver, Stephen C.; Hundal, Øivind; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim. 2011. Comorbidity of Asthma With ADHD. Journal of Attention Disorders. 15: 564-571. doi: 10.1177/1087054710372493
  • Hauge, Erik Rønneberg; Berle, Jan Øystein; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Holsten, Fred; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2011. Nonlinear analysis of motor activity shows differences between schizophrenia and depression: a study using Fourier analysis and sample entropy. PLOS ONE. 6. 10 pages. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0016291
  • Landaas, Elisabeth Toverud; Johansson, Stefan; Halmøy, Anne; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Haavik, Jan. 2011. Bipolar disorder risk alleles in adult ADHD patients. Genes, Brain and Behavior. 10: 418-423. doi: 10.1111/j.1601-183X.2011.00680.x
  • Landaas, Elisabeth Toverud; Johansson, Stefan; Halmøy, Anne; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Haavik, Jan. 2011. No association between the serotonin transporter gene polymorphism 5-HTTLPR and cyclothymic temperament as measured by TEMPS-A. Journal of Affective Disorders. 129: 308-312. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2010.08.028
  • Reif, Andreas; Nguyen, T. Trang; Weissflog, Lena; Jacob, Christian P.; Romanos, Marcel; Renner, Tobias J.; Buttenschøn, Henriette Nørmølle; Kittel-Schneider, Sarah; Gessner, Alexandra; Weber, Heike; Neuner, Maria; Gross-Lesch, Silke; Zamzow, Karin; Kreiker, Susanne; Walitza, Susanne; Meyer, Jobst; Freitag, Christine M.; Bosch, Rosa; Casas, Miquel; Gómez, Nuria; Ribasès, Marta; Bayes, Mónica; Buitelaar, Jan K.; Kiemeney, Lambertus A.L.M.; Kooij, J.J. Sandra; Kan, Cees C.; Hoogman, Martine; Johansson, Stefan; Jacobsen, Kaya Kvarme; Knappskog, Per; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Asherson, Philip; Warnke, Andreas; Grabe, Hans Jörgen; Mahler, Jessie; Teumer, Alexander; Völzke, Henry; Mors, Ole N.; Schäfer, Helmut; Ramos-Quiroga, Josep Antonio; Cormand, Bru; Haavik, Jan; Franke, Barbara; Lesch, Klaus-Peter. 2011. DIRAS2 is Associated with Adult ADHD, Related Traits, and Co-Morbid Disorders. Neuropsychopharmacology. 36: 2318-2327. doi: 10.1038/npp.2011.120
  • Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Dilsaver, Steven C.; Hundal, Øivind; Riise, Trond; Lund, Anders; Akiskal, Hagop Souren; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2011. Are Migraine and Bipolar Disorders Comorbid Phenomena? Findings From a Pharmacoepidemiological Study Using the Norwegian Prescription Database. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology. 31: 734-739. doi: 10.1097/JCP.0b013e318235f4e9
  • Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Riise, Trond; Dilsaver, Steven C.; Lund, Anders; Akiskal, Hagop Souren; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Hundal, Øivind. 2011. A pharmaco-epidemiological study of migraine and antidepressant medications: Complete one year data from the Norwegian population. Journal of Affective Disorders. 129: 198-204. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2010.09.009
  • Franke, Barbara; Vasquez, Alejandro Arias; Johansson, Stefan; Hoogman, Martine; Romanos, Jasmin; Boreatti-Hümmer, Andrea; Heine, Monika; Jacob, Christian P.; Lesch, Klaus-Peter; Casas, Miguel; Ribases, Marta; Bosch, Rosa; Sánchez-Mora, Cristina; Gómez-Barros, Núria; Fernàndez-Castillo, Noèlia; Bayes, Mònica; Halmøy, Anne; Halleland, Helene; Landaas, Elisabeth Thoverud; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Knappskog, Per Morten; Heister, Angelien J.G.A.M.; Kiemeney, Lambertus A.; Kooij, J.J. Sandra; Boonstra, A. Marije; Kan, Cees C.; Asherson, Philip; Faraone, Stephen V.; Buitelaar, Jan K.; Haavik, Jan; Cormand, Bru; Ramos-Quiroga, Josep Antonio; Reif, Andreas. 2010. Multicenter analysis of the SLC6A3/DAT1 VNTR haplotype in persistent ADHD suggests differential involvement of the gene in childhood and persistent ADHD. Neuropsychopharmacology. 35: 656-664. doi: 10.1038/npp.2009.170
  • Haavik, Jan; Halmøy, Anne; Lundervold, Astri; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2010. Clinical assessment and diagnosis of adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics. 10: 1569-1580. doi: 10.1586/ern.10.149
  • Halmøy, Anne; Halleland, Helene; Dramsdahl, Margaretha; Bergsholm, Per; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Haavik, Jan. 2010. Bipolar symptoms in adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A cross-sectional study of 510 clinically diagnosed patients and 417 population-based controls. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 71: 48-57. doi: 10.4088/JCP.08m04722ora
  • Sánchez-Mora, Cristina; Ribases, Marta; Ramos-Quiroga, Josep Antonio; Casas, Miguel; Bosch, Rosa; Boreatti-Hümmer, Andrea; Heine, Monika; Jacob, Christian P.; Lesch, Klaus-Peter; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Knappskog, Per Morten; Kooij, J.J. Sandra; Kan, Cees C.; Buitelaar, Jan K.; Mick, Eric O.; Asherson, Philip; Faraone, Stephen V.; Franke, Barbara; Johansson, Stefan; Haavik, Jan; Reif, Andreas; Bayes, Mònica; Cormand, Bru. 2010. Meta-analysis of brain-derived neurotrophic factor p.Val66Met in adult ADHD in four European populations. American Journal of Medical Genetics. 153B: 512-523. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.b.31008
  • Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Greenwood, Tifany A.; Johansson, Stefan; Jacobsen, Kaya Kvarme; Halmøy, Anne; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Akiskal, Hagop Souren; Haavik, Jan; Kelsoe, John R. 2010. A genome-wide association study of bipolar disorder and comorbid migraine. Genes, Brain and Behavior. 9: 673-680. doi: 10.1111/j.1601-183X.2010.00601.x
  • Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Greenwood, Tifany A.; Lunde, Asger; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Akiskal, Hagop S.; Kelsoe, John R. 2010. A genome-wide linkage study of bipolar disorder and co-morbid migraine: Replication of migraine linkage on chromosome 4q24, and suggestion of an overlapping susceptibility region for both disorders on chromosome 20p11. Journal of Affective Disorders. 122: 14-26. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2009.06.014
  • Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Johansson, Stefan; Greenwood, Tifany A.; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Akiskal, HS; Haavik, Jan; Kelsoe, John R. 2010. A genetic study of bipolar disorder and co-morbid migraine. Bipolar Disorders. 12: 62-62.
  • Dilsaver, Steven C.; Benazzi, Franco; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Akiskal, Hagop S. 2009. Is a Family History of Bipolar Disorder a Risk Factor for Migraine among Affectively Ill Patients? Psychopathology. 42: 119-123. doi: 10.1159/000204762
  • Dilsaver, Steven C.; Benazzi, Franco; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Akiskal, Kareen K.; Akiskal, Hagop S. 2009. Migraine in affectively ill Mexican adolescents. World Psychiatry. 8: 37-39.
  • Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Akiskal, Hagop S.; Kelsoe, John R.; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim. 2009. Clinical and pathophysiological relations between migraine and mood disorders. Current Psychiatry Reviews. 5: 93-109. doi: 10.2174/157340009788167365
  • Franke, Barbara; Vasquez, Alejandro Arias; Johansson, Stefan; Hoogman, Martine; Romanos, Jasmin; Boreatti-Hümmer, Andrea; Heine, Monika; Jacob, Christian P.; Lesch, Klaus-Peter; Casas, Miguel; Ribases, Marta; Bosch, Rosa; Sánchez-Mora, Cristina; Gómez-Barros, Núria; Fernàndez-Castillo, Noèlia; Bayes, Mònica; Halmøy, Anne; Halleland, Helene; Landaas, Elisabeth Thoverud; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Knappskog, Per Morten; Heiste, Angelien J.G.A.M.; Kiemeney, Lambertus A.; Kooij, J.J. Sandra; Boonstra, A. Marije; Kan, Cees C.; Asherson, Philip; Faraone, Stephen V.; Buitelaar, Jan K.; Haavik, Jan; Cormand, Bru; Ramos-Quiroga, Josep Antonio; Reif, Andreas. 2009. Multicenter analysis of the SLC6A3/DAT1 VNTR haplotype in persistent ADHD suggests differential involvement of the gene in childhood and persistent ADHD. Neuropsychopharmacology. 35: 656-664. doi: 10.1038/npp.2009.170
  • Gude, Tore; Vaglum, Per; Anvik, Tor; Bærheim, Anders; Baerheim, Anders; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Grimstad, Hilde; Hjortdahl, Per; Hjortdal, Per; Holen, Are; Nordoy, T; Nordhøy, Tone; Nordøy, Tone; Eide, Hilde. 2009. Do physicians improve their communication skills between finishing medical school and completing internship? A nationwide prospective observational cohort study. Patient Education and Counseling. 76: 207-212. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2008.12.008
  • Halmøy, Anne; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Gillberg, Christopher; Haavik, Jan. 2009. Occupational outcome in adult ADHD:impact of symptom profile, comorbid psychiatric problems, and treatment: a cross-sectional study of 414 clinically diagnosed adult ADHD patients. Journal of Attention Disorders. 13: 175-187. doi: 10.1177/1087054708329777
  • Lunde, Anna V.; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Akiskal, Kareen K.; Akiskal, Hagop S.; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim. 2009. The relationship of bulimia and anorexia nervosa with bipolar disorder and its temperamental foundations. Journal of Affective Disorders. 115: 309-314. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2008.10.012
  • Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Syrstad, Vigdis Elin Giæver; Morken, Gunnar; Akiskal, Hagop Souren; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2009. A study of age at onset and affective temperaments in a Norwegian sample of patients with mood disorders. Journal of Affective Disorders. 118: 229-233. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2009.01.030
  • Anvik, tor; Grimstad, Hilde; Baerheim, Anders; Baerheim, Anders; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Gude, Tore; Hjortdahl, Per; Holen, Are; Risberg, Terje; Vaglum, Per. 2008. Medical students' cognitive and affective attitudes towards learning and using communication skills - a nationwide cross-sectional study. Medical Teacher. 30: 272-279. doi: 10.1080/01421590701784356
  • Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Akiskal, Hagop S.; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim. 2008. Non-right-handedness is assosiated with migraine and soft bipolarity in patients with mood disorders. Journal of Affective Disorders. 108: 217-224. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2007.10.028
  • Johansson, Stefan; Halleland, Helene; Halmøy, Anne; Jacobsen, Kaya; Landaas, Elisabeth; Dramsdahl, Margaretha; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Bergsholm, Per; Lundervold, Arvid; Gillberg, Christopher; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Knappskog, Per; Haavik, Jan. 2008. Genetic Analyses of Dopamine Related Genes in Adult ADHD Patients Suggest an Association With the DRD5-Microsatellite Repeat, But Not With DRD4 or SLC6A3 VNTRs. American Journal of Medical Genetics. 147B: 1470-1475. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.b.30662
  • Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Akiskal, Hagop S.; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2008. Non-right handedness is associated with migraine and soft bipolar spectrum diagnoses. Bipolar Disorders. 10: 4-4. doi: Non-righthandednessisassociatedwithmigraineandsoftbipolarspectrumdiagnoses
  • Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Neckelmann, Dag Olav Grini; Benazzi, Franco; Syrstad, Vigdis E.G.; Akiskal, Hagop S.; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2008. Dissociative experiences differentiate bipolar-II from unipolar depressed patients: The mediating role of cyclothymia and the Type A behaviour speed and impatience subscale. Journal of Affective Disorders. 108: 207-216. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2007.10.018
  • Anvik, Tor; Gude, Tore; Grimstad, Hilde; Bærheim, Anders; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Hjortdal, Per; Holen, Are; Risberg, Terje; Vaglum, Per. 2007. Assessing medical students' attitudes toward learning communication skills- which components of attitudes do we measure? BMC Medical Education. 7. 7 pages. Published 2007-03-30. doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-7-4
  • Bærheim, Anders; Hjortdahl, Per; Hjortdal, Per; Holen, Are; Anvik, Tor; Anvik, tor; Fasmer, Ole bernt; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Grimstad, Hilde; Gude, Tore; Risberg, Terje; Vaglum, Per. 2007. Curriculum factors influencing knowledge of communication skills among medical students. BMC Medical Education. 7.
  • Gude, Tore; Vaglum, Per Jørgen Wiggen; Anvik, Tor; Bærheim, Anders; Eide, Hilde; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Graugaard, Peter Kjær; Grimstad, Hilde; Hjortdahl, Per; Holen, Are; Nordøy, Tone; Skirbekk, Helge; Finset, Arnstein. 2007. Observed Communication Skills: How Do They Relate To The Consultation Content?A nation-wide study of graduate medical students seeing a standardized patient for afirst-time consultation in a general practice setting. BMC Medical Education. 7.
  • Gude, Tore; Vaglum, Per; Anvik, Tor; Baerheim, Anders; Eide, Hilde; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Graugaard, Peter; Grimstad, Hilde; Hjortdahl, Per; Holen, Are; Nordøy, Tone; Skirbekk, Helge; Finset, Arnstein. 2007. Observed communication skills: how do they relate to the consultation content? A nation-wide study of graduate medical students seeing a standardized patient for a first-time consultation in a general practice setting. BMC Medical Education. 7: 43.
  • Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Angst, Jules; Neckelmann, Dag Olav Grini; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2007. The complex relationship between migraine and psychiatry. European Neuropsychopharmacology. 17: 133-134. doi: 10.1016/S0924-977X(07)00117-4
  • Berle, Jan Øystein; Hauge, Erik Rønneberg; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Holsten, Fred; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Holsten, Fred. 2006. Reduced complexity of motor activity patterns in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research. 81: 39-39.
  • Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Neckelmann, Dag Olav Grini; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Syrstad, V.E.G.; Holsten, Fred. 2006. Vagal nerve stimulation in bipolar disorders. Bipolar Disorders. 8: 11.
  • Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Neckelmann, Dag; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2006. Type A behaviour differentiates bipolar II from unipolar depressed patients. Journal of Affective Disorders. 90: 7-13. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2005.10.005
  • Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Neckelmann, Dag; Mykletun, Arnstein; Dahl, Alv Andreas; Zwart, John-Anker; Hagen, Knut; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2006. Migraine with and without aura: association with depression and anxiety disorder in a population-based study. The HUNT Study. Cephalalgia. 26: 1-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-2982.2005.00974
  • Gude, Tore; Hjortdahl, Per; Anvik, Tor; Bærheim, Anders; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Grimstad, Hilde; Tyssen, Reidar; Ekeberg, Øivind; Vaglum, Per Jørgen Wiggen. 2005. Does change from a traditional to a new medical curriculum reduce negative attitudes among students? A quasi-experimental study. Medical Teacher. 27: 737-739.
  • Gude, Tore; Hjortdahl, Per; Anvik, Tore; Bærheim, Anders; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Grimstad, Hilde; Tyssen, Reidar; Ekeberg, Øyvind; Ekeberg, O; Vaglum, Per. 2005. Does change from a traditional to a new medical curriculum reduce negative attitudes among students? A quasi-experimental study. Medical Teacher. 27: 737-739.
  • Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Angst, J.; Neckelmann, Dag Olav Grini; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2005. Migraine aura without headache compared to migraine with aura in patients with affective disorders. The Journal of Headache and Pain. 6: 378-386.
  • Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2005. Is migraine in unipolar depressed patients a bipolar spectrum trait? Journal of Affective Disorders. 84: 233-242.
  • Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2005. Bipolar II and migraine - interrelated disorders with a possible common treatment. Aspects of affection. 1: 60-63.
  • Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim. 2004. Migrene og psykiske lidelser. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 124: 2350-2353.
  • Hauge, ER; Berle, Jan Øystein; Thoppil, Suma; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Holsten, Fred; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2004. Patterns of motor activity in schizophrenia and depression. European Neuropsychopharmacology. 14: S375-S375.
  • Gude, Tore; Anvik, Tor; Bærheim, Anders; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Grimstad, Hilde; Hjortdahl, Per; Holen, Are; Risberg, Terje; Vaglum, Per. 2003. Undervisning i klinisk kommunikasjon for medisinstudenter i Norge. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 123: 2277-2280.
  • Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Ødegaard, Kjetil Joachim. 2002. Are Migraines and Bipolar Disorder Related ? The Psychiatric Times. 19: 48-51.
  • Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Ødegaard, Kjetil Joachim. 2002. Laterality of pain in migraine with comorbid unipolar depressive and bipolar II disorders. Bipolar Disorders. 4: 290-295.
  • Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2001. The prevalence of migraine in patients with bipolar and unipolar affective disorders. Cephalalgia. 21: 894-899.
  • Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Ødegaard, Kjetil Joachim. 2001. Clinical characteristics of patients with major affective disorders and comorbid migraine. The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry. 2: 149-155.
Reports and theses
  • Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 1988. The involvement of serotonergic systems in the regulation of nociception in mice.
Book sections
  • Garcia-Ceja, Enrique; Riegler, Michael; Jakobsen, Petter; Tørresen, Jim; Nordgreen, Tine; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2018. Depresjon: a motor activity database of depression episodes in unipolar and bipolar patients. conference article, pages 472-477. In:
    • Cesar, Pablo; Zink, Michael; Murray, Niall. 2018. MMSys '18: Proceedings of the 9th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). 500 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4503-5192-8.
  • Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim. 2012. Migrene og bipolare lidelser. Kapittel 18, pages 381-394. In:
    • Haver, Brit; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2012. Bipolare lidelser. Fagbokforlaget. 487 pages. ISBN: 978-82-450-0585-1.
  • Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim. 2012. Det bipolar spektrum. Kapittel 5, pages 117-139. In:
    • Haver, Brit; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2012. Bipolare lidelser. Fagbokforlaget. 487 pages. ISBN: 978-82-450-0585-1.
  • Halmøy, Anne; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Haavik, Jan. 2012. ADHD og bipolar lidelse. Kapittel 17, pages 367-380. In:
    • Haver, Brit; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2012. Bipolare lidelser. Fagbokforlaget. 487 pages. ISBN: 978-82-450-0585-1.
  • Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2012. Affektive temperamenter og personlighet ved bipolare lidelser. Kapittel 6, pages 141-162. In:
    • Haver, Brit; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2012. Bipolare lidelser. Fagbokforlaget. 487 pages. ISBN: 978-82-450-0585-1.
  • Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Høyersten, Jon Geir; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2012. Historisk utvikling, epidemiologi og klassifikasjon av bipolare lidelser. Kapittel 1, pages 45-76. In:
    • Haver, Brit; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Fasmer, Ole Bernt. 2012. Bipolare lidelser. Fagbokforlaget. 487 pages. ISBN: 978-82-450-0585-1.
  • Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim. 2005. Co-morbidity of migraine and affective disorders. Kapittel, pages 59-74. In:
    • Brown, Malcomb R. 2005. Focus on bipolar disorder research. Nova Science Publishers, Inc.. 350 pages. ISBN: 1594540594.
  • Hole, Kjell Jørgen; Berge, Odd-Geir; Eide, P. K.; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Hunskår, Steinar; Lund, Anders; Rosland, Jan Henrik; Tjølsen, Arne. 1992. Modifications in nociceptive reactivity following various serotonergic treatments. Methodological difficulties. 137-152. In:
    • [Mangler etternavn], [Mangler fornavn]. 1992. Serotonin and Pain. (Red.: Besson, J. M.).

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Key publications:

 

Fasmer OB (2001). The prevalence of migraine in patients with bipolar and unipolar        affective disorders. Cephalalgia 21: 894 – 899.

 

Fasmer OB, Akiskal HS, Kelsoe JR, Oedegaard KJ (2009). Clinical and pathophysiological relations between migraine and mood disorders. Current Psychiatry Reviews 5 : 93 – 109.

 

Fasmer OB, Liao H, Huang Y, Berle JØ, Wu J, Oedegaard KJ, Wik G, Zhang Z. (2012).

A naturalistic study of the effect of acupuncture on heart-rate variability. J Acupunct Meridian Stud. 5 : 15-20.

 

Fasmer OB, Riise T, Lund A, Dilsaver SC, Hundal O, Oedegaard KJ. (2012). Comorbidity of migraine with ADHD. J Atten Disord. 16 :339 - 345.

 

Krane-Gartiser K, Henriksen TE, Morken G, Vaaler A, Fasmer OB (2014). Actigraphic assessment of motor activity in acutely admitted inpatients with bipolar disorder. PLoS One   9 :  e89574

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