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Academic article
  • 2019. The effect of team collaboration and continuity of care on health and disability among rehabilitation patients: a longitudinal survey-based study from western Norway. Quality of Life Research. 1-13.
  • 2019. Performance of primary care in different healthcare facilities: A cross-sectional study of patients' experiences in Southern Malawi. BMJ Open.
  • 2018. Sense of coherence, disability, and health-related quality of life: a cross-sectional study of rehabilitation patients in Norway. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 1-10.
  • 2018. Relational coordination in interprofessional teams and its effect on patient-reported benefit and continuity of care: A prospective cohort study from rehabilitation centres in Western Norway . BMC Health Services Research. 1-9.
  • 2018. Quality of primary care from patients' perspective: a cross sectional study of outpatients' experience in public health facilities in rural Malawi. BMC Health Services Research. 9 pages.
  • 2018. New episodes of musculoskeletal conditions among employed people in Norway, sickness certification and return to work: A multiregister-based cohort study from primary care. BMJ Open. 1-10.
  • 2018. GP follow-up after first diagnosing psychological problems among adolescents: a nationwide register-based study. British Journal of General Practice. e794-e802.
  • 2018. Dimensions and predictors of disability-A baseline study of patients entering somatic rehabilitation in secondary care. PLOS ONE. 1-17.
  • 2018. Development and validation of a Malawian version of the primary care assessment tool. BMC Family Practice. 1-11.
  • 2018. Communication and relational ties in inter-professional teams in Norwegian specialized health care: A multicentre study of relational coordination. International Journal of Integrated Care (IJIC). 1-12.
  • 2018. Adolescents consulting general practitioners for psychological problems—a nationwide, register-based study in Norway. Family Practice. 77-83.
  • 2017. Patient perspectives on continuity of care: Adaption and preliminary psychometric assessment of a Norwegian version of the Nijmegen Continuity Questionnaire (NCQ-N). BMC Health Services Research. 1-11.
  • 2016. Validation of World Health Organization Assessment Schedule 2.0 in specialized somatic rehabilitation services in Norway. Quality of Life Research. 505-514.
  • 2016. GP utilisation by education level among adults with COPD or asthma: A cross-sectional register-based study. Npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine.
  • 2016. GP consultations for common mental disorders and subsequent sickness certification: register-based study of the employed population in Norway. Family Practice. 656-662.
  • 2015. Use of GP services by patients with schizophrenia:A national cross-sectional register-based study a national cross-sectional register-based study. BMC Health Services Research.
  • 2015. Point-of-care testing with CRP in primary care: a registry-based observational study from Norway. BMC Family Practice. 8 pages.
  • 2013. Fastlegetilhørighet og sykefravær - en registerbasert studie. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 28-32.
  • 2012. Women’s higher likelihood of disability pension: the role of health, family and work. A 5-7 years follow-up from the Hordaland Health Study. BMC Public Health. 9 pages.
  • 2012. Personal continuity of care in Norwegian general practice: A national cross-sectional study. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 214-221.
  • 2012. General practitioners' experiences with sickness certification: a comparison of survey data from Sweden and Norway. BMC Family Practice. 8 pages.
  • 2012. Does socioeconomic status of list populations affect GP practice? A register-based study of 2201 Norwegian GPs. European Journal of General Practice. 212-218.
  • 2011. General Practitioner characteristics and sickness absence – A register based study of 348,054 vocationally active Norwegians. European Journal of General Practice. 210-216.
  • 2011. Gender differences in disability after sickness absence with musculoskeletal disorders: five-year prospective study of 37,942 women and 26,307 men. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 9 pages.
  • 2010. Young people and their GP: a register-based study of 1717 Norwegian GPs. Family Practice. 3-8.
  • 2010. Norwegian GPs' participation in multidisciplinary meetings: A register-based study from 2007. BMC Health Services Research.
  • 2009. Young people and their GP: a register-based study of 1717 Norwegian GPs. Family Practice. 6 pages.
  • 2009. Sickness absence with psychiatric diagnoses: Individual and contextual predictors of permanent disability. Health and Place. 308-314.
  • 2009. Sickness absence with musculoskeletal or mental diagnoses, transition into disability pension and all-cause mortality: A 9-year prospective cohort study. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 387-394.
  • 2009. Musculoskeletal impairments in the Norwegian working population: The prognostic role of diagnoses and socioeconomic status a prospective study of sickness absence and transition to disability pension. Spine. 1519-1525.
  • 2009. Mortality among disability pensioners in Norway and Sweden 1990-96: Comparative prospective cohort study. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 168-175.
  • 2009. Kjønnsforskjeller i overgang fra langtidssykmelding til uførepensjon i 1997-2002. Norsk Epidemiologi. 193-202.
  • 2008. Role of diagnoses and socioeconomic status in mortality among disability pensioners in Norway-a population-based cohort study. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health. 479-482.
  • 2008. Risk factors for disability pension in a population-based cohort of men and women on long-term sick leave in Sweden. European Journal of Public Health. 224-231.
  • 2008. Occupational disability caused by dizziness and vertigo: a register-based prospective study. British Journal of General Practice. 619-623.
  • 2008. Occupational disability caused by dizziness and vertigo: a register-based prospective study. British Journal of General Practice. 619-623.
  • 2008. Mortality after long-term sickness absence: prospective cohort study. European Journal of Public Health. 517-521.
  • 2008. Long-term sickness absence and disability pension with psychiatric diagnoses: A population-based cohort study. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry. 294-301.
  • 2007. Socioeconomic inequalities and mortality among disability pensioners in Norway – a population-based cohort study. Norsk Epidemiologi. 29-35.
  • 2007. Mortality in relation to disability pension: Findings from a 12-year prospective population-based cohort study in Sweden. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 341-347.
  • 2006. Fra langtids sykefravær til uførepensjon: Kan veksten i uførepensjonen begrenses? Nordisk Forskningstidsskrift. 167-173.
  • 2005. Sykefraværets utvikling i Norge 1975-2002. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 742-745.
  • 2005. Risiko for uførepensjonering blant unge langtidssykmeldte. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1801-1805.
  • 2004. Variations in the risk of disability pension in Norway 1970-99 - A gender-specific age-period-cohort analysis. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 340-348.
  • 2004. Predictors of disability pension in long-term sickness absence. Results from a population-based and prospective study in Norway 1994-1999. European Journal of Public Health. 398-405.
  • 2003. Intervention in sickness absence to prevent permanent disability status: the trade-off between number of cases, time and intervention effectiveness. European Journal of Public Health. 59-59.
  • 2003. Diagnosis and duration of sickness absence as predictors for disability pension: Results from a three-year, multi-register based and prospective study. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 246-254.
  • 2002. The role of gender in long-term sickness absence and transitions to permanent disability benefits: results from a multiregister based, prospective study in Norway 1990-1995. European Journal of Public Health. 180-186.
  • 2001. Har alle rett på et visst antall gode leveår? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2979-2981.
  • 1998. De nye spesialistreglene og framtiden for faget samfunnsmedisin. Utposten. 14-16.
  • 1997. Den norske fibromyalgiepidemiens vekst - og mulige fall. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2449-2453.
Report
  • 2007. Individual and contextual predictors of permanent disability after sickness absence with psychiatric diagnoses: Population based prospective cohort study. 80. 80. .
  • 2006. Musculoskeletal impairments and disability among women and men in the Norwegian working population: a multi-register based study 1997-2002. .
  • 2006. Musculoskeletal impairments and disability among women and men in the Norwegian working population. A national multi-register based study 1997-2002. .
  • 2006. Forskningsprogram for russektoren: Programkomiteens innstilling. .
  • 2002. Medical Predictors of Disability Pension in Long-Term Sickness Absence. 28. 28. .
  • 2001. Diagnosis and duration in sickness-absence as predictors for disability pension. 47. 47. .
Popular scientific lecture
  • 1998. Yrkesskade-erstatning ved skader i CNS.
  • 1998. Yrkesrettet attføring.
  • 1998. Hvem er de psykiatriske langtidspasientene?
  • 1998. Attføring av mennesker med lettere psykiske lidelser.
Academic lecture
  • 2019. GP follow up after a first-time diagnosis of depressive symptoms among adolescents. A register-based nationwide study from Norway.
  • 2018. Endring i helse, funksjon og helserelatert livskvalitet etter gjennomført somatisk rehabilitering i spesialisthelsetjenesten.
  • 2017. Participation restrictions among rehabilitation patients – the role of diagnoses and sociodemographic factors.
  • 2017. NEW EPISODES OF MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS AMONG EMPLOYED PEOPLE IN PRIMARY CARE, SICKNESS CERTIFICATION AND RETURN TO WORK: A NATIONWIDE MULTIREGISTER BASED COHORT STUDY.
  • 2017. Continuity of care among patients referred to somatic rehabilitation – a patient survey using a Norwegian version of Nijmegen Continuity Questionnaire.
  • 2016. Measurement properties of the whodas 2.0 used in specialized rehabilitation services in Norway.
  • 2015. A Prospective Study of Rehabilitation Patients in Western Norway with Focus on Activity, Participation and Quality Of Life.
  • 2013. Personal continuity of care in Norwegian general practice: A national cross-sectional study.
  • 2013. Fee-for-service claims as a tool for research on Norwegian general practice.
  • 2011. Socioeconomic status of the list populations – does it influence Norwegian GPs’ practice and income?
  • 2011. Norwegian GPs’ participation in multidisciplinary meetings for patients with mental disorders.
  • 2011. Hvor fast er fastlegen? - En registerbasert studie av konsultasjonsmønster i den norske fastlegeordningen.
  • 2011. A comparative study of Norwegian and Swedish GPs’ experiences with the task of sickness certification.
  • 2010. GP affiliation and sickness absence: a register-based analysis including 185785 men and 162269 women in two Norwegian cities.
  • 2008. Financial incentives and medical practice: the case of warfarin monitoring.
  • 2007. The gender-gap in musculoskeletal morbidity - biological or socioeconomic explanations?
  • 2007. Occuptional disability caused by dizziness and vertigo, a regiser-based prospective study.
  • 2006. Socioeconomical status and increased mortality among disability pensioners in Norway: results from a prospective cohort study 1990-1996.
  • 2006. Occupational disability caused by dizziness and vertigo in Norway 1997-2002, a register-based prospective study.
  • 2006. Occupational disability caused by dizziness and vertigo in Norway 1997-2002, a register-based prospective study.
  • 2005. Consequences of long-term sickness absence.
  • 2003. Predictors of transition to permanent disability status among young persons on long-term sickness absence: Results from a population based, prospective study in Norway 1994-1999.
  • 2003. Long-term sickness absence caused by mental disorders: common among women, but are the consequences more serious for men? Results from a population based, prosespctive study in Norway 1994-99.
  • 2002. Variations in risk for disability pension in Norway 1970-1999: period or cohort effects?
  • 2001. The role of gender in long-term sickness absence and transition to disability pension.
Editorial
  • 2015. Helse og dødelighet - to sider av samme sak? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 412.
Feature article
  • 2004. Sprøyterom - nye internasjonale erfaringer og norsk politisk debatt. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2785-2787.
  • 2002. Omsorg for slitne narkomane? Bergens Tidende.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 2018. Disability in patients entering rehabilitation centres in secondary care in Norway: A cross-sectional study of predictors and the relationships with sense of coherence and health-related quality of life.
  • 2003. From long-term sickness absence to disability pension - studies on predictors of disability pension in Norway.
Abstract
  • 2012. Use of general practice (GP) services by persons with serious mental disorders. European Journal of Public Health. 124-124.
  • 2012. Consultations for mental health problems in Norwegian general practice. European Journal of Public Health. 124-125.
  • 2012. A comparison of Norwegian and Swedish General Practitioners' experiences with sickness certification. European Journal of Public Health. 207-208.
  • 2010. Socio-economic status of GPs' list populations, their workload and remuneration. European Journal of Public Health. 63-63.
  • 2010. GP affiliation and sickness absence: a register-based analysis including 185 785 men and 162 269 women in two Norwegian cities. European Journal of Public Health. 40-40.
  • 2007. Individual and contextual determinants of long-term sickness absence and disability pensioning with psychiatric diagnoses: population-based prospective cohort study. European Journal of Public Health. 216-216.
  • 2006. Socioeconomical status and increased mortality among disability pensioners in Norway: results from a prospective cohort staudy 1990-1996. European Journal of Public Health. 32-33.
  • 2005. Mortality in relation to disability pension, gender, and age in a Swedish county 1985-1996; a 12-year population-based prospective cohort study. European Journal of Public Health. 117-118.
  • 2004. Exploring gender differences in the consequences of long-term sickness absence caused by muculoskeletal disorders: results form a population based, prospective study in Norway 1994-1999. European Journal of Public Health. 46-46.
Poster
  • 2012. A comparison of Norwegian and Swedish GPs’ experiences with sickness certification. �.
  • 1999. Restrictions in the Norwegian disability pension scheme 1990-1998 - effects and medico-political problems.

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