• A Randomized Controlled Trial of Metacognitive Therapy for Depression: Analysis of 1-Year Follow-Up 

      Hjemdal, Odin; Solem, Stian; Hagen, Roger; Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen; Nordahl, Hans Morten; Wells, Adrian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This paper reports the 1-year follow-up results from a randomized controlled trial (RCT), which examined the efficacy of metacognitive therapy (MCT) for unipolar depression compared to a waiting condition. Thirty-nine ...
    • Adjusting Signals of Sexual Interest in the Most Recent Naturally Occurring Opposite-Sex Encounter in Two Different Contexts 

      Bendixen, Mons; Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen; Biegler, Robert; Haselton, Martie G. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Sexual signaling is subject to manipulation, and miscommunication may occur because of biased interpretations of signals, or because of strategical downplaying of sexual interest (playing hard-to-get). In this paper, we ...
    • Advances in the understanding of same-sex and opposite-sex sexual harassment 

      Bendixen, Mons; Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen (Journal article, 2017)
      Sexual harassment has traditionally been studied as men's harassment of women. This has led to a lack of knowledge about same sex harassment, and women harassing peers. This has also downplayed the inherent sexual nature ...
    • Affective Interpersonal Touch in Close Relationships: A Cross-Cultural Perspective 

      Sorokowska, Agnieszka; Saluja, Supreet; Sorokowski, Piotr; Frąckowiak, Tomasz; Karwowski, Maciej; Aavik, Toivo; Akello, Grace; Alm, Charlotte; Amjad, Naumana; Anjum, Afifa; Asao, Kelly; Atama, Chiemezie S; Duyar, Derya Atamtürk; Ayebare, Richard; Batres, Carlota; Bendixen, Mons; Bensafia, Aicha; Bizumic, Boris; Boussena, Mahmoud; Buss, David M.; Butovskaya, Marina; Can, Seda; Cantarero, Katarzyna; Carrier, Antonin; Cetinkaya, Hakan; Chabin, Dominika; Conroy-Beam, Daniel; Contreras-Graduño, Jorge; Varella, Marco A. C.; Cueto, Rosa María; Czub, Marcin; Dronova, Daria; Dural, Seda; Duyar, Izzet; Ertugrul, Berna; Espinosa, Agustín; Esteves, Carla Sofia; Guemaz, Farida; Haľamová, Mária; Herak, Iskra; Hromatko, Ivana; Hui, Chin-Ming; Jaafar, Jas Laile; Jiang, Feng; Kafetsios, Konstantinos; Kavčič, Tina; Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen; Kervyn, Nicolas; Khilji, Imran Ahmed; Köbis, Nils C; Kostic, Aleksandra; Láng, András; Lennard, Georgina R; León, Ernesto; Lindholm, Torun; Lopez, Giulia; Manesi, Zoi; Martinez, Rocio; McKerchar, Sarah L; Mesko, Norbert; Misra, Girishwar; Monaghan, Conal; Mora, Emanuel C; Moya-Garófano, Alba; Musil, Bojan; Natividade, Jean Carlos; Nizharadze, George; Oberzaucher, Elisabeth; Oleszkiewicz, Anna; Onyishi, Ike Ernest; Özener, Baris; Pagani, Ariela Francesca; Pakalniskiene, Vilmante; Parise, Miriam; Pazhoohi, Farid; Pejičić, Marija; Pisanski, Annette; Pisanski, Katarzyna; Plohl, Nejc; Popa, Camelia; Prokop, Pavol; Rizwan, Muhammad; Sainz, Mario; Salkicevic, Svjetlana; Sargautyte, Ruta; Sarmany-Schuller, Ivan; Schmehl, Susanne; Shahid, Anam; Shaikh, Rizwana; Sharad, Shivantika; Siddiqui, Razi Sultan; Simonetti, Franco; Tadinac, Meri; González, Karina Ugalde; Uhryn, Olga; Vauclair, Christin-Melanie; Vega Araya, Luis Diego; Widarini, Dwi Ajeng; Yoo, Gyesook; Zadeh, Zainab Fotowwat; Zat'ková, Marta; Zupančič, Maja; Croy, Ilona (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Interpersonal touch behavior differs across cultures, yet no study to date has systematically tested for cultural variation in affective touch, nor examined the factors that might account for this variability. Here, over ...
    • An evaluation of combined narrative exposure therapy and physiotherapy for comorbid PTSD and chronic pain in torture survivors 

      Dibaj, Iselin; Halvorsen, Joar Øveraas; Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen; Stenmark, Håkon Inge (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      INTRODUCTION: Torture is associated with adverse health consequences, with especially high rates of PTSD, depression and chronic pain. Despite increased awareness of the relationship between pain and posttraumaticsymptoms, ...
    • An evaluation of combined narrative exposure therapy and physiotherapy for comorbid PTSD and chronic pain in torture survivors : a case series 

      Dibaj, Iselin (Master thesis, 2016)
      Torture is associated with adverse health consequences, with especially high rates of PTSD, depression and chronic pain. Despite the growing evidence base of the treatment for PTSD, increased awareness of the relationship ...
    • Associations between picture-based mobile dating app use, sociosexuality, self-perceived mate value and self-esteem 

      Botnen, Ernst Olav (Master thesis, 2017)
      The aim of this study was to explore the use of picture-based mobile dating app (PBMDA) use, and to investigate its associations primarily to sociosexuality. This study also explores PBMDA-use in relation to self-perceived ...
    • Avvisning i Forpliktende Parforhold: Utvikling og Validering av et Måleinstrument 

      Authen, Kamilla (Bachelor thesis, 2022)
      Hensikten med dette prosjektet var å utvikle og vurdere et måleinstrument for subjektive opplevelser av avvisning i en forpliktende partnerskapskontekst. Det skulle undersøkes om målet ville ha sammenheng med ensomhet, ...
    • Avvisning i parforhold – en målutvikling på frekvensen av avvisning fra en kjæreste/partner 

      Markussen, Hanna (Bachelor thesis, 2022)
      Denne oppgaven presenterer en utvikling av et mål på avvisning av nærhet og/eller seksuell kontakt i parforhold. Datainnsamlingen foregikk ved å rekruttere deltakere gjennom et bekvemmelighetsutvalg, der målgruppen var ...
    • Avvisning i parforhold: En kvantitativ studie om utviklingen av målet "Avvisning i parforhold". Er det et velutviklet mål, og har det gode psykometriske egenskaper? 

      Torbjørnsen, Guro (Bachelor thesis, 2022)
      Som en del av et større forskningsprosjekt ble målet «Avvisning i parforhold» utviklet. Formålet med denne studien var av den grunn å undersøke om det er velutviklet og om det har gode psykometriske egenskaper. Ved en ...
    • Breakup Likelihood Following Hypothetical Sexual or Emotional Infidelity: Perceived Threat, Blame, and Forgiveness 

      Grøntvedt, Trond Viggo; Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen; Bendixen, Mons (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Infidelity represents a major threat to relationships, often resulting in dissolution of couples. The process from infidelity to potential breakup was studied in 92 couples using questionnaires concerning hypothetical ...
    • Can earlier relationship experiences act as a stable moderator of the sex difference in forced-choice sexual jealousy responses? 

      Kristiansen, Willy (Master thesis, 2014)
      The sex difference in forced-choice sexual jealousy responses has over the past 20 years gradually been established as a stable sex difference by the empirical literature (e.g. Sagarin et al., 2012). The search of possible ...
    • Change in personality traits and facets (Revised NEO Personality Inventory) following metacognitive therapy or cognitive behaviour therapy for generalized anxiety disorder: Results from a randomized controlled trial 

      Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen; Solem, Stian; Hagen, Roger; Havnen, Audun; Nysæter, Tor Erik; Hjemdal, Odin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Objective We aimed to discover whether psychological treatment for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) was associated with changes in the big five personality traits and their facets. Method Patients with GAD were ...
    • Children’s Risky Play from an Evolutionary Perspective: The Anti-Phobic Effects of Thrilling Experiences 

      Sandseter, Ellen Beate Hansen; Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      This theoretical article views children’s risky play from an evolutionary perspective, addressing specific evolutionary functions and especially the anti-phobic effects of risky play. According to the non-associative theory, ...
    • Consensual but undesired sex: sexual arousal patterns in a sample of students from a sexually liberal, gender-equal culture 

      Tørseth, Trine (Master thesis, 2018)
      Studies have shown that women engage in consensual undesired sex, but the reasons why is still unclear. The evolutionary theory of Sexual Strategies suggest that there may be underlying sex differences in sexual desire ...
    • Contrasting computational models of mate preference integration across 45 countries 

      Conroy-Beam, Daniel; Buss, David M.; Asao, Kelly; Sorokowska, Agnieszka; Sorokowski, Piotr; Aavik, Toivo; Akello, Grace; Alhabahba, Mohammad Madallh; Alm, Charlotte; Amjad, Naumana; Anjum, Afifa; Atama, Chiemezie S; Atamtürk Duyar, Derya; Ayebare, Richard; Batres, Carlota; Bendixen, Mons; Bensafia, Aicha; Bizumic, Boris; Boussena, Mahmoud; Butovskaya, Marina; Can, Seda; Cantarero, Katarzyna; Carrier, Antonin; Cetinkaya, Hakan; Croy, Ilona; Cueto, Rosa María; Czub, Marcin; Dronova, Daria; Dural, Seda; Duyar, Izzet; Ertugrul, Berna; Espinosa, Agustín; Estevan, Ignacio; Esteves, Carla Sofia; Fang, Luxi; Frackowiak, Tomasz; Contreras Garduño, Jorge; González, Karina Ugalde; Guemaz, Farida; Gyuris, Petra; Halamová, Mária; Herak, Iskra; Horvat, Marina; Hromatko, Ivana; Hui, Chin-Ming; Jaafar, Jas Laile; Jiang, Feng; Kafetsios, Konstantinos; Kavčič, Tina; Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen; Kervyn, Nicolas; Ha, Truong Thi Khanh; Khilji, Imran Ahmed; Köbis, Nils C; Lan, Hoang Moc; Láng, András; Lennard, Georgina R; León, Ernesto; Lindholm, Torun; Linh, Trinh Thi; Lopez, Giulia; Van Luot, Nguyen; Mailhos, Alvaro; Manesi, Zoi; Martinez, Rocio; McKerchar, Sarah L; Mesko, Norbert; Misra, Girishwar; Monaghan, Conal; Mora, Emanuel C; Moya-Garófano, Alba; Musil, Bojan; Natividade, Jean Carlos; Niemczyk, Agnieszka; Nizharadze, George; Oberzaucher, Elisabeth; Oleszkiewicz, Anna; Omar-Fauzee, Mohd Sofian; Onyishi, Ike E; Özener, Baris; Pagani, Ariela Francesca; Pakalniskiene, Vilmante; Parise, Miriam; Pazhoohi, Farid; Pisanski, Annette; Pisanski, Katarzyna; Ponciano, Edna; Popa, Camelia; Prokop, Pavol; Rizwan, Muhammad; Sainz, Mario; Salkičević, Svjetlana; Sargautyte, Ruta; Sarmány-Schuller, Ivan; Schmehl, Susanne; Sharad, Shivantika; Siddiqui, Razi Sultan; Simonetti, Franco; Stoyanova, Stanislava Yordanova; Tadinac, Meri; Varella, Marco Antônio Corrêa; Vauclair, Christin-Melanie; Vega, Luis Diego; Widarini, Dwi Ajeng; Yoo, Gyesook; Zaťková, Marta; Zupančič, Maja (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Humans express a wide array of ideal mate preferences. Around the world, people desire romantic partners who are intelligent, healthy, kind, physically attractive, wealthy, and more. in order for these ideal preferences ...
    • De har i alle fall ikke blitt dårligere, har jeg trodd : en kvalitativ studie av psykologers perspektiv på forverring i terapi 

      Flor, Jørgen (Master thesis, 2016)
      Behandlingsforskning har historisk sett vektlagt positive fremfor negative effekter i psykoterapi. Det er imidlertid nødvendig at også negative sider utforskes og gjøres kjent overfor pasienter, fagutøvere og myndigheter. ...
    • Depresjon og ruminering hos ungdom - Med fokus på underliggende utviklingsprosesser i lys av metakognitiv teori 

      Pettersen, Linn-Renate (Master thesis, 2018)
      Depresjon øker blant ungdom i Norge, og på verdensbasis er stemningslidelser antatt å bli den hyppigste årsaken til alvorlige helseproblemer innen 2020, depresjon er også regnet som en tilstand som medfører størst nedsatt ...
    • Depresjon, depressiv ruminering og eksekutive funksjoner 

      Borgan, Kristina (Master thesis, 2018)
      Depresjon er en svært utbredt psykisk lidelse. I dag er depresjon et av de største helseproblemene vi har. Likevel er kunnskap om den psykiske lidelsen mangelfull når det gjelder å forstå hvorfor den oppstår, hva som gjør ...
    • Depression: Is Rumination Really Adaptive? 

      Kennair, Leif Edward Ottesen; Haarklau Kleppestø, Thomas; Larsen, Simen Mjøen; Jørgensen, Bjørn Emil Gloppen (Chapter, 2017)
      Within evolutionary approaches to depression there is a rather even split between theories that propose that depression and symptoms of major depressive disorder are not adaptive and those that propose that depression is ...