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Valeria Markova

Assistant Professor, Cand. Psychol
  • E-mailValeria.Markova@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 42 72
  • Visitor Address
    Christiesgt. 12
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7807
    5020 BERGEN

Valeria Markova earned her Cand. Psychol degree at the University of Bergen in 2012. While studying she has been on exchange to National University of Singapore (NUS) where she studied cultural diversity and had an internship in Saartjie Baartman Centre for women and children in Cape Town, South Africa. She has been a part of the research group since 2010. She is currently working on a PhD project with research focus on cultural/ethnic differences in conceptualizations of mental health problems and their treatement.

Academic article
  • 2016. Lay explanatory models of depression and preferred coping strategies among Somali refugees in Norway. A mixed-method study. Frontiers in Psychology. 1-16.
  • 2013. Kulturforskjeller i selvpresentasjon under jobbintervju: Russiske arbeidstakere i Norge. Søkelys på arbeidslivet. 202-221.
Report
  • 2013. "Mangfoldsledelse" og innvandreres tilknytning til arbeidsplassen. .
Lecture
  • 2019. Introduction and Development of the Cross-Cultural Depression Coping Inventory Scale.
  • 2019. Hvorfor Somaliere aldri blir "deprimert". En presentasjon om kulturelle forskjeller i forståelse av psykiske lidelser.
  • 2018. Hvordan psykologer kan hjelpe papirløse migranter.
  • 2017. Lay explanatory models of depression and preferred coping strategies among Somali refugees in Norway.
  • 2017. Kulturelle forskjeller i forståelse av psykiske lidelser og valg av behandling.
  • 2017. Helsehjelp til Papirløse.
  • 2015. Et rop om smerte: selvmord blant papirløse migranter.
Academic lecture
  • 2019. Introduction and development of the Cross-cultural Depression Coping Inventory Scale.
  • 2018. Hvordan foretrekker ulike etniske grupper bosatt i Norge å mestre depresjon? Og hvordan kan ulikheter i preferanser være forstått?
  • 2017. Acculturation and Preferred Help-seeking Behaviour For Depression Among Different Ethnic Groups in a Norwegian Context.
  • 2015. Conceptualization of depression and the choice of treatment among Somali refugees in Norway – Focus group study.
Reader opinion piece
  • 2016. Diskriminerende helseomsorg Innvandringspolitikk går foran god helseomsorg i dagens Norge. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 646-647.
Feature article
  • 2017. Hvorfor Somaliere aldri blir «deprimert». Dagens medisin. 1 pages.
  • 2016. De som står utenfor. Bergens Tidende.
Programme participation
  • 2017. Kunnskapskanalen: Forsker grandprix-2017 Bergen.

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