• Differential Effectiveness of Atypical Antipsychotics on Hallucinations: A Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial 

      Sinkeviciute, Igne; Hugdahl, Kenneth Jan; Bartz-Johannessen, Christoffer; Kroken, Rune Andreas; Løberg, Else-Marie; Kjelby, Eirik; Rettenbacher, maria; Joa, Inge; Reitan, Solveig Merete Klæbo; Alisauskiene, Renata; Fathian, Farivar; Johnsen, Erik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background Most studies investigating antipsychotic effectiveness report either total psychopathology or symptom cluster findings. Studies focusing on a separate symptom, such as hallucinations, a hallmark symptom in ...
    • Increased circulating IL-18 levels in severe mental disorders indicate systemic inflammasome activation 

      Szabo, Attila; O’Connell, Kevin; Ueland, Thor; Ahmed, Mashhood Sheikh; Agartz, Ingrid; Andreou, Dimitrios; Aukrust, Pål; Boye, Birgitte; Bøen, Erlend; Drange, Ole Kristian; Elvsåshagen, Torbjørn; Engh, John Abel; Hope, Sigrun; Høegh, Margrethe Collier; Joa, Inge; Johnsen, Erik; Kroken, Rune Andreas; Lagerberg, Trine Vik; Lekva, Tove; Malt, Ulrik Fredrik; Melle, Ingrid; Morken, Gunnar; Nærland, Terje; Steen, Vidar Martin; Sørensen, Kjetil; Wedervang-Resell, Kirsten; Auten Weibell, Melissa; Westlye, Lars Tjelta; Steen, Nils Eiel; Andreassen, Ole; Djurovic, Srdjan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Background Schizophrenia (SCZ) and bipolar disorder (BD) are severe mental illnesses (SMI) that are part of a psychosis continuum, and dysregulated innate immune responses have been suggested to be involved in their ...
    • Inflammatory markers are altered in severe mental disorders independent of comorbid cardiometabolic disease risk factors 

      Mørch, Ragni Helene; Dieset, Ingrid; Færden, Ann; Reponen, Elina Johanna; Hope, Sigrun; Hoseth, Eva Zsuzsanna; Gardsjord, Erlend Strand; Aas, Monica; Iversen, Trude; Joa, Inge; Morken, Gunnar; Agartz, Ingrid; Melle, Ingrid; Aukrust, Pål; Djurovic, Srdjan; Ueland, Thor; Andreassen, Ole Andreas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background. Inflammation and immune activation have been implicated in the pathogenesis of severe mental disorders and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Despite high level of comorbidity, many studies of the immune system in ...
    • Lower circulating neuron-specific enolase concentrations in adults and adolescents with severe mental illness 

      Andreou, Dimitrios; Steen, Nils Eiel; Jørgensen, Kjetil Nordbø; Smelror, Runar Elle; Wedervang-Resell, Kirsten; Nerland, Stener; Westlye, Lars Tjelta; Nærland, Terje; Myhre, Anne Margrethe; Joa, Inge; Reitan, Solveig Merete Klæbo; Vaaler, Arne; Morken, Gunnar; Bøen, Erlend; Elvsåshagen, Torbjørn; Boye, Birgitte; Malt, Ulrik Fredrik; Aukrust, Pål; Skrede, Silje; Kroken, Rune Andreas; Johnsen, Erik; Djurovic, Srdjan; Andreassen, Ole; Ueland, Thor; Agartz, Ingrid (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background Both neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental abnormalities have been suggested to be part of the etiopathology of severe mental illness (SMI). Neuron-specific enolase (NSE), mainly located in the neuronal ...
    • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in patients with first- episode psychosis (FEP): A prospective study 

      Hagen, Kristen; Solem, Stian; Larsen, Tor Ketil; Joa, Inge; Kvale, Gerd; Hansen, Bjarne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    • Plasma Levels of the Cytokines B Cell-Activating Factor (BAFF) and A Proliferation-Inducing Ligand (APRIL) in Schizophrenia, Bipolar, and Major Depressive Disorder: A Cross Sectional, Multisite Study 

      Engh, John; Ueland, Thor; Agartz, Ingrid; Andreou, Dimitrios; Aukrust, Pål; Boye, Birgitte; Bøen, Erlend; Drange, Ole Kristian; Elvsåshagen, Torbjørn; Hope, Sigrun; Høegh, Margrethe Collier; Joa, Inge; Johnsen, Erik; Kroken, Rune Andreas; Lagerberg, Trine Vik; Lekva, Tove; Malt, Ulrik Fredrik; Melle, Ingrid; Morken, Gunnar; Nærland, Terje; Steen, Vidar Martin; Wedervang-Resell, Kirsten; Weibell, Melissa; Westlye, Lars Tjelta; Djurovic, Srdjan; Steen, Nils Eiel; Andreassen, Ole (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background Immune dysfunction has been implicated in the pathogenesis of schizophrenia and other nonaffective psychosis (SCZ), bipolar spectrum disorder (BIP) and major depressive disorder (MDD). The cytokines B cell-activating ...
    • Prevalence and clinical characteristics of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder in first-episode psychosis 

      Hagen, Kristen; Hansen, Bjarne; Joa, Inge; Larsen, Tor Ketil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Background: Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in patients with psychotic disorders has been reported to be a frequent co-morbid disorder in patients with psychotic disorders. The aim of the study determine the prevalence ...