• Actigraphic assessment of motor activity in acutely admitted inpatients with bipolar disorder 

      Krane-Gartiser, Karoline; Henriksen, Tone Elise Gjøtterud; Morken, Gunnar; Vaaler, Arne Einar; Fasmer, Ole Bernt (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Introduction: Mania is associated with increased activity, whereas psychomotor retardation is often found in bipolar depression. Actigraphy is a promising tool for monitoring phase shifts and changes following treatment ...
    • Actigraphy as an objective intra‑individual marker of activity patterns in acute‑phase bipolar disorder: a case series 

      Krane-Gartiser, Karoline; Asheim, Andreas; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Morken, Gunnar; Vaaler, Arne; Scott, Janine Linda (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background Actigraphy could be an objective alternative to clinical ratings of motor activity in bipolar disorder (BD), which is of importance now that increased activity and energy are added as cardinal symptoms of ...
    • ACTIGRAPHY IN AFFECTIVE DISORDERS 

      Krane-Gartiser, Karoline (Doctoral thesis at NTNU;2016:154, Doctoral thesis, 2016)
      Norsk sammendrag - Norsk tittel: Aktigrafi ved stemningslidelser Det er i dag ingen objektive mål på symptomene ved psykiske lidelser. I dette doktorgradsarbeidet er det vist at mennesker med ulike former for depresjoner ...
    • Acute admissions among immigrants and asylum seekers to a psychiatric hospital in Norway 

      Iversen, Valentina; Morken, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2003)
      Objective The purpose of the present study was to compare admission rates, including admission by coercion, length of hospital stay and diagnosis among immigrants, asylum seekers and Norwegian-born patients. Material All ...
    • Acute unstable depressive syndrome (AUDS) is associated more frequently with epilepsy than major depression 

      Vaaler, Arne; Morken, Gunnar; Iversen, Valentina Cabral; Kondziella, Daniel; Linaker, Olav Morten (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      Background: Depressive disorders are frequent in epilepsy and associated with reduced seizure control. Almost 50% of interictal depressive disorders have to be classified as atypical depressions according to DSM-4 ...
    • A pilot study to determine whether combinations of objectively measured activity parameters can be used to differentiate between mixed states, mania, and bipolar depression. 

      Scott, Janine Linda; Vaaler, Arne; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Morken, Gunnar; Krane-Gartiser, Karoline (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background Until recently, actigraphy studies in bipolar disorders focused on sleep rather than daytime activity in mania or depression, and have failed to analyse mixed episodes separately. Furthermore, even those studies ...
    • Applying polygenic risk scoring for psychiatric disorders to a large family with bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder 

      de Jong, Simone; Diniz, Mateus Jose Abdalla; Saloma, Andiara; Gadelha, Ary; Santoro, Marcos L.; Ota, Vanessa K.; Noto, Cristiano; Morken, Gunnar; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Melle, Ingrid; Djurovic, Srdjan; Curtis, Charles; Newhouse, Stephen J.; Patel, Hamel; Hall, Lynsey S.; O`Reilly, Paul F.; Belangero, Sintia I.; Bressan, Rodrigo A.; Breen, Gerome (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Psychiatric disorders are thought to have a complex genetic pathology consisting of interplay of common and rare variation. Traditionally, pedigrees are used to shed light on the latter only, while here we discuss the ...
    • A randomized controlled trial comparing self-referral to inpatient treatment and treatment as usual in patients with severe mental disorders 

      Sigrunarson, Vidir; Moljord, Inger Elise Opheim; Steinsbekk, Aslak; Eriksen, Lasse; Morken, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Background: There has been a call for increased patient autonomy and participation in psychiatry. Some Community Mental Health Centres (CMHC) have implemented services called ‘self-referral to inpatient treatment’ (SRIT) ...
    • A randomized trial of cognitive group therapy vs. waiting list for patients with co-morbid psychiatric disorders: Effect of cognitive group therapy after treatment and six and twelve months follow-up 

      Hagen, Roger; Nordahl, Hans Morten; Kristiansen, Lena; Morken, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2005)
      The aim of the study was to assess the effectiveness of cognitive group therapy compared to a waiting list in a sample of patients with heterogeneous non-psychotic disorders. Participants in this study were referred from ...
    • Association analysis between suicidal behaviour and candidate genes of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia 

      Finseth, Per Ivar; Sønderby, Ida Elken; Djurovic, Srdjan; Agartz, Ingrid; Malt, Ulrik Fredrik; Melle, Ingrid; Morken, Gunnar; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Vaaler, Arne Einar; Tesli, Martin Steen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Background: The present study investigated associations between the strongest joint genetic risk variants for bipolar disorder (BD) and schizophrenia (SCZ) and a history of suicide attempt in patients with BD, SCZ and ...
    • Chronotype and cellular circadian rhythms predict the clinical response to lithium maintenance treatment in patients with bipolar disorder 

      McCarthy, Michael J.; Stautland, Andrea; Jakobsen, Petter; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Djurovic, Srdjan; Morken, Gunnar; Schøyen, Helle Kristine; McInnis, Melvin G.; Alda, Martin; Gage, Fred H.; Calabrese, Joseph R.; Zandi, Peter P.; Nievergelt, Caroline M.; Shilling, Paul D.; Kelsoe, John R. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Bipolar disorder (BD) is a serious mood disorder associated with circadian rhythm abnormalities. Risk for BD is genetically encoded and overlaps with systems that maintain circadian rhythms. Lithium is an effective mood ...
    • Clinical characteristics of patients with bipolar disorder and premorbid traumatic brain injury: a cross-sectional study 

      Drange, Ole Kristian; Vaaler, Arne; Morken, Gunnar; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Malt, Ulrik Fredrik; Finseth, Per Ivar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background About one in ten diagnosed with bipolar disorder (BD) has experienced a premorbid traumatic brain injury (TBI), while not fulfilling the criteria of bipolar and related disorder due to another medical condition ...
    • Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia in euthymic bipolar disorder: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial 

      Steinan, Mette Kvisten; Krane-Gartiser, Karoline; Langsrud, Knut; Sand, Trond; Kallestad, Håvard; Morken, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Background Patients with bipolar disorder experience sleep disturbance, even in euthymic phases. Changes in sleep pattern are frequent signs of a new episode of (hypo)mania or depression. Cognitive behavioral therapy for ...
    • Differences between patients’ and clinicians’ report of sleep disturbance: a field study in mental health care in Norway 

      Kallestad, Håvard; Hansen, Bjarne; Langsrud, Knut; Ruud, Torleif; Morken, Gunnar; Stiles, Tore C; Gråwe, Rolf W. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Background The aims of the study was to assess the prevalence of diagnosed insomnia and the agreement between patient- and clinician-reported sleep disturbance and use of prescribed hypnotic medication in patients in ...
    • Differences in acute psychiatric admissions between asylum seekers and refugees 

      Iversen, Valentina C; Morken, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2004)
    • Effects of high-intensity aerobic exercise on psychotic symptoms and neurocognition in outpatients with schizophrenia: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial 

      Engh, John; Andersen, Eivind; Holmen, Tom Langerud; Martinsen, Egil Wilhelm; Mordal, Jon; Morken, Gunnar; Egeland, Jens (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Background The focus in recent years on physical inactivity and metabolic disturbances in individuals with schizophrenia raises the question of potential effects of physical activity. Physical activity has shown beneficial ...
    • Genome-wide association study of borderline personality disorder reveals genetic overlap with bipolar disorder, major depression and schizophrenia 

      Witt, Stephanie H.; Streit, F; Jungkunz, M; Frank, J; Awasthi, S; Reinbold, CS; Treutlein, J; Degenhardt, F; Forstner, AJ; Heilmann-Heimbach, S; Dietl, L; Schwarze, CE; Schendel, D; Strohmaier, Jana; Abdellaoui, A; Adolfsson, Rolf; Air, TM; Akil, Huda; Alda, Martin; Alliey-Rodriguez, N; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Babadjanova, Gulia; Bass, N; Bauer, M; Baune, Bernhard T.; Bellivier, Frank; Bergen, Sarah E; Bethell, A; Biernacka, Joanna M.; Blackwood, Douglas H.R.; Boks, Marco P; Boomsma, Dorret I.; Borglum, Anders D; Borrmann-Hassenbach, M; Brennan, P; Budde, M; Buttenschon, HN; Byrne, Enda M.; Cervantes, P; Clarke, TK; Craddock, N; Cruceanu, C; Curtis, David; Czerski, Piotr M.; Dannlowski, Udo; Davis, T; de Geus, Eco J C; Di Florio, A; Djurovic, Srdjan; Domenici, Enrico; Edenberg, Howard J; Etain, Bruno; Fischer, SB; Forty, L; Fraser, C; Frye, M; Fullerton, JM; Gershon, Elliot S.; Gieglin, I; Gordon, Scott D; Gordon-Smith, K; Grabe, Hans Jörgen; Green, EK; Greenwood, TA; Grigoroiu-Serbanescu, Maria; Guzman-Parra, J; Hall, L; Hamshere, Marian; Hauser, J; Hautzinger, Martin; Heilbronner, U; Herms, Stefan; Hitturlingappa, S; HOFFMANN, PAVEL; Holmans, P; Hottenga, Jouke Jan; Jamain, Stephane; Jones, I; Jones, L; Juréus, Anna; Kahn, René S; Kammerer-Ciernioch, Jutta; Kirov, George; Kittel-Schneider, Sarah; Kloiber, Stefan; Knott, SV; Kogevinas, Manolis; Landen, M; Leber, M; Leboyer, Marion; Li, Qingqin S.; Lissowska, Jolanta; Lucae, Susanne; Martin, NG; Mayoral-Cleries, F; McElroy, SL; McIntosh, Andrew M; McKay, James D; McQuilling, A; Medland, Sarah E; Middeldorp, Christel M.; Milaneschi, Y; Mitchell, Philip B; Montgomery, Grant W; Mors, O; Mühleisen, Thomas W.; Muller-Myshok, B; Myers, Richard M; Nievergelt, Caroline M.; Nurnberger, John I.; O'Donovan, Michael C; Loohuis, Loes M. Olde; Ophoff, R; Oruc, Liliana; Owen, Michael J; Paciga, SA; Penninx, Brenda W J H; Perry, A; Pfennig, Andrea; Potash, James B.; Preisig, Martin; Reif, A; Rivas, F; Rouleau, GA; Schofield, Peter R; Schulze, Thomas G; Schwarz, M; Scott, L; Sinnamon, GCB; Stahl, Eli A.; Strauss, J; Turecki, G; Van der Auwera, S; Vedder, Helmut; Vincent, John B; Willemsen, Gonneke; Witt, CC; Wray, Naomi R; Xi, HS; Tadic, A; Dahmen, Norbert; Schott, Björn H; Cichon, Sven; Nothen, Markus M; Ripke, Stephan; Mobascher, A; Rujescu, Dan; Lieb, K; Roepke, S; Schmal, Christine; Bohus, Martin; Rietschel, Marcella; Morken, Gunnar; Gade, K (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Borderline personality disorder (BOR) is determined by environmental and genetic factors, and characterized by affective instability and impulsivity, diagnostic symptoms also observed in manic phases of bipolar disorder ...
    • High aerobic intensity training and psychological states in patients with depression or schizophrenia 

      Heggelund, Jørn; Kleppe, Kim Daniel; Morken, Gunnar; Vedul-Kjelsås, Einar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Aim: To explore changes in psychological states in response to a bout of high aerobic intensity training (HIT) in patients with depression or schizophrenia compared to healthy individuals. Methods: After familiarization ...
    • Illness perception among patients with chest pain and palpitations before and after negative cardiac evaluation 

      Jonsbu, Egil; Martinsen, Egil Wilhelm; Morken, Gunnar; Moum, Torbjørn Åge; Dammen, Toril (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Background Patients with chest pain or palpitations often have poor outcomes following a negative cardiac evaluation, with symptom persistence, limitations in everyday activities, and reduced health-related quality of ...
    • Integrated treatment vs. treatment-as-usual for recent onset schizophrenia; 12 year follow-up on a randomized controlled trial 

      Sigrunarson, Vidir; Gråwe, Rolf W.; Morken, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Background: The aim of this study is to compare the 12-year follow-up effects on in- and outpatient services of 2 years of integrated treatment for recent-onset schizophrenia versus treatment as usual in a randomized ...