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Rolf Gjestad

Associate Professor, 10%
  • E-mailRolf.Gjestad@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Møllendalsbakken 9, 3 etg.
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7807
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • 2020. Violence rate dropped during a shift to individualized patient-oriented care in a high security forensic psychiatric ward. BMC Psychiatry.
  • 2020. Therapist Alliance-Building Behaviors, Alliance, and Outcomes in Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Youth Anxiety Disorders. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology.
  • 2020. Elderly Patients With No Previous Psychiatric History: Suicidality and Other Factors Relating to Psychiatric Acute Admissions . BJPsych Open.
  • 2019. The influence of substance use on the effectiveness of antipsychotic medication: a prospective, pragmatic study. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry. 281-287.
  • 2019. Supported accommodation for people with schizophrenia. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry. 211-218.
  • 2019. Relationships between depressive symptoms and panic disorder symptoms during guided internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy for panic disorder. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry.
  • 2019. Psychosocial characteristics differentiate non-distressing and distressing voices in 10,346 adolescents. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 1353-1363.
  • 2019. Predictors of treatment satisfaction in antipsychotic-naive and previously medicated patients with acute-phase psychosis. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry. 349-356.
  • 2019. Parental relationships following the loss of a child. Journal of loss & trauma. 1-22.
  • 2019. Follow-up score, change score or percentage change score for determining clinical important outcome following surgery? An observational study from the Norwegian registry for Spine surgery evaluating patient reported outcome measures in lumbar spinal stenosis and lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 1-15.
  • 2019. Cyclothymic temperament: Associations with ADHD, other psychopathology, and medical morbidity in the general population. Journal of Affective Disorders. 447 pages.
  • 2019. Borderline Personality Disorder: What Predicts Acute Psychiatric Readmissions? Journal of Personality Disorders. 1-13.
  • 2018. Trajectories of depressive symptoms in the acute phase of psychosis: Implications for treatment. Journal of Psychiatric Research. 219-228.
  • 2018. The implementation of guided Internet-based cognitive behaviour therapy for panic disorder in a routine-care setting: effectiveness and implementation efforts. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. 62-75.
  • 2018. The effectiveness of guided internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy for social anxiety disorder in a routine care setting. Internet Interventions. 24-29.
  • 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.
  • 2018. Staff members’ evaluation of inpatients’ motivation for aggression - the roles of staff restrictions and aggression severity. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology. 419-433.
  • 2018. Predictors of long-term outcome of CBT for youth with anxiety disorders treated in community clinics. Journal of Anxiety Disorders. 53-63.
  • 2018. Do clinical experience, formal cognitive behavioural therapy training, adherence, and competence predict outcome in cognitive behavioural therapy for anxiety disorders in youth? Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy. 1-13.
  • 2018. Associations between C-reactive protein levels and cognition during the first 6 months after acute psychosis. Acta Neuropsychiatrica. 1-10.
  • 2017. The positive link between executive function and lifetime cannabis use in schizophrenia is not explained by current levels of superior social cognition. Psychiatry Research. 92-98.
  • 2017. Subtyping social anxiety in youth. Journal of Anxiety Disorders. 40-47.
  • 2017. Long-term effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy for youth with anxiety disorders. Journal of Anxiety Disorders. 58-67.
  • 2016. The serum level of C-reactive protein (CRP) is associated with cognitive performance in acute phase psychosis. BMC Psychiatry.
  • 2016. The effectiveness of decompression alone compared with additional fusion for lumbar spinal stenosis with degenerative spondylolisthesis: a pragmatic comparative non-inferiority observational study from the Norwegian Registry for Spine Surgery. European spine journal. 404-413.
  • 2016. Patient satisfaction after acute admission for psychosis. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry. 321-328.
  • 2016. Factors associated with disallowance of compulsory mental healthcare referrals. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 410-418.
  • 2016. Facing spousal cancer during child-rearing years: Do social support and hardiness moderate the impact of psychological distress on quality of life? Cancer Nursing. E24-E34.
  • 2016. Den sårbare tiden etter utskrivelse fra psykiatrisk sykehus - selvmordsrisiko og dokumentasjonspraksis. Suicidologi. 30-37.
  • 2016. Cannabis use is associated with 3 years earlier onset of schizophrenia spectrum disorder in a naturalistic, multi-site sample (N = 1119). Schizophrenia Research. 217-221.
  • 2015. Therapeutic weekend gatherings for bereaved parents. Scandinavian Psychologist.
  • 2015. Suicidality in schizophrenia spectrum disorders: The relationship to hallucinations and persecutory delusions. European psychiatry. 830-836.
  • 2015. Borderline personality disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder at psychiatric discharge predict general hospital admission for self-harm. Journal of Traumatic Stress. 556-562.
  • 2014. Cognitive changes in patients with acute phase psychosis - Effects of illicit drug use. Psychiatry Research. 818-824.
  • 2013. Personality traits predict job stress, depression and anxiety among junior physicians. BMC Medical Education. 9 pages.
  • 2011. Sexuality following the loss of a child. Death Studies.
  • 2011. Level and change in alcohol consumption, depression, and dysfunctional attitudes among female treated for alcohol addiction. Alcohol and Alcoholism. 292-300.
  • 2011. Early treatment for women with alcohol addiction (EWA) reduces mortality: a randomized controlled trial with long-term register follow-up. Alcohol and Alcoholism. 170-176.
  • 2011. Cardiovascular risk in patients admitted for psychosis compared with findings from a population-based study. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry. 192-202.
  • 2010. Does socio-economic status moderate the associations between psychosocial predictors and fruit intake in schoolchildren? The Pro Children Study. Health Education Research. 121-134.
  • 2009. Mortality risk up to 25 years after initiation of treatment among 420 Swedish women with alcohol addiction. Addiction. 413-419.
  • 2007. The application of a social cognition model in explaining fruit intake in Austrian, Norwegian and Spanish schoolchildren using structural equation modelling. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.
  • 2003. A maritime disaster: Reactions and follow–up. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health.
  • 2002. Is the culture always right? Traumatology.
  • 2002. Children exposed to warfare. A longitudinal study. Journal of Traumatic Stress.
  • 2000. Trauma exposure and psychological reactions to genocide among Rwandan children. Journal of Traumatic Stress.
  • 1999. Reactions following the sudden death of a classmate. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology.
  • 1996. Voluntary and professional disaster–workers. Similarities and differences in reactions. Journal of Traumatic Stress.
Academic lecture
  • 2019. Factors related to future suicide in patients admitted to a psychiatric acute ward .
Doctoral dissertation
  • 2012. Modeling comorbidity change and long-term mortality - A treatment study of women with alcohol addiction.
  • 2018. Longitudinal relationship to cognitive function in acute phase of psychosis in a pragmatic, randomized trial.
  • 2017. The influence of 3 weeks of antipsychotic treatment on cell adhesion molecules in drug naive patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorder .
  • 2017. The C-reactive protein in schizophrenia-spectrum disorders: relationship to cognitive function in acute phase of psychosis with a longitudinal perspective in a pragmatic, randomized trial .

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