• A 36-month follow-up of decline in activities of daily living in individuals receiving domiciliary care 

      Helvik, Anne-Sofie; Høgset, Lisbeth Dyrendal; Bergh, Sverre; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Kirkevold, Øyvind; Selbæk, Geir (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Background There have been few studies of how personal and instrumental activities of daily living (P-ADL and I-ADL) develop over time in older people receiving domiciliary care. This study aimed at assessing variables ...
    • A 52 month follow-up of functional decline in nursing home residents - Degree of dementia contributes 

      Helvik, Anne-Sofie; Engedal, Knut; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Selbæk, Geir (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Background: Few have studied how personal activities of daily living (P-ADL) develop over time in nursing home residents with dementia. Thus, the aim was to study variables associated with the development of P-ADL functioning ...
    • Alcohol consumption among older adults with symptoms of cognitive decline consulting specialist health care 

      Kamsvaag, Ben; Bergh, Sverre; Benth, Jurate Saltyte; Selbæk, Geir; Tevik, Kjerstin Elisabeth; Helvik, Anne-Sofie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objectives: To explore alcohol consumption among older Norwegian adults with symptoms of cognitive decline, assess the agreement between the reports of older adults and their next of kin regarding a person’s alcohol ...
    • Alcohol consumption and risk of dementia up to 27 years later in a large, population-based sample: the HUNT study, Norway 

      Langballe, Ellen Melbye; Ask, Helga; Holmen, Jostein; Stordal, Eystein; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Selbæk, Geir; Fikseaunet, Arvid; Bergh, Sverre; Nafstad, Per; Tambs, Kristian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      The relationship between alcohol consumption and dementia risk is unclear. This investigation estimates the association between alcohol consumption reported in a population-based study in the mid-1980s and the risk for ...
    • Alcohol consumption and use of drugs with addiction potential in older adults – a population-based study 

      Tevik, Kjerstin Elisabeth (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2019:256, Doctoral thesis, 2019)
    • Applicability of the locus of control of behaviour scale for people with dementia 

      Halse, Ingeborg; Björklöf, Guro Hanevold; Engedal, Knut; Rokstad, Anne Marie Mork; Persson, Karin Ester Torun; Eldholm, Rannveig Sakshaug; Selbæk, Geir; Barca, Maria Lage (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Objective: To investigate the applicability of the Locus of Control of Behaviour scale (LoCB) for people with dementia. Method: A sample of 534 participants with dementia (78.4 mean age, 58% female) were included. Assessment ...
    • Are the Neuroprotective Effects of Exercise Training Systemically Mediated? 

      Tari, Atefe R; Norevik, Cecilie Skarstad; Scrimgeour, Nathan Robert; Kobro-Flatmoen, Asgeir; Storm-Mathisen, Jon; Bergersen, Linda Hildegard; Wrann, Christiane D; Selbæk, Geir; Kivipelt, Miia; Moreira, Jose Bianco Nascimento; Wisloff, Ulrik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      To date there is no cure available for dementia, and the field calls for novel therapeutic targets. A rapidly growing body of literature suggests that regular endurance training and high cardiorespiratory fitness attenuate ...
    • Associations of Changes in Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression With Brain Volumes: The HUNT Study 

      Zotcheva, Ekaterina; Pintzka, Carl Wolfgang Schøyen; Salvesen, Øyvind; Selbæk, Geir; Håberg, Asta; Ernstsen, Linda (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Objective: We investigated the independent and joint associations of changes in estimated cardiorespiratory fitness (eCRF) and symptoms of anxiety and depression with brain volumes in individuals from the general ...
    • Being stuck in a vice: The process of coping with severe depression in late life 

      Björklöf, Guro Hanevold; Kirkevold, Marit; Engedal, Knut; Selbæk, Geir; Helvik, Anne-Sofie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Articles describing older persons’ experiences of coping with severe depression are, to our knowledge, lacking. This article is methodologically grounded in phenomenological hermeneutics, inspired by Paul Ricoeur, and ...
    • Bruk av alkohol og vanedannende legemidler hos eldre norske hjemmetjenestemottakere 

      Bergh, Sverre; Michaelsen, Elin; Andfossen, Nina Beate; Lichtwarck, Bjørn; Selbæk, Geir; Kirkevold, Øyvind (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Bakgrunn: Alkohol og legemidler kan føre til økt funksjonssvikt, sykelighet og død, særlig hos personer med høy samsykelighet. Hensikten med studien var å undersøke bruken av alkohol, tobakk og vanedannende legemidler hos ...
    • Common brain disorders are associated with heritable patterns of apparent aging of the brain 

      Kaufmann, Tobias; van der Meer, Dennis; Doan, Nhat Trung; Schwarz, Emanuel; Lund, Martina Jonette; Agartz, Ingrid; Alnæs, Dag; Barch, Deanna M.; Baur-Streubel, Ramona; Bertolino, Alessandro; Bettella, Francesco; Beyer, Mona K.; Bøen, Erlend; Borgwardt, Stefan; Brandt, Christine Lycke; Buitelaar, Jan; Celius, Elisabeth Gulowsen; Cervenka, Simon; Conzelmann, Annette; Còrdova Palomera, Aldo; Dale, Anders; de Quervain, Dominique J.F.; di Carlo, Pasquale; Djurovic, Srdjan; Dørum, Erlend Solberg; Eisenacher, S.; Elvsåshagen, Torbjørn; Espeseth, Thomas; Fatouros-Bergman, Helena; Flyckt, Lena; Franke, Barbara; Frei, Oleksandr; Haatveit, Beathe; Håberg, Asta; Harbo, Hanne Flinstad; Hartman, Catharina A; Heslenfeld, Dirk J; Hoekstra, Pieter J; Høgestøl, Einar August; Jernigan, Terry L.; Jonassen, Rune; Jönsson, Erik Gunnar; Karolinska Schizophrenia Pro, KaSP; Kirsch, Peter; Kłoszewska, Iwona; Kolskår, Knut-Kristian; Landrø, Nils Inge; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Lesch, Klaus-Peter; Lovestone, Simon; Lundervold, Arvid; Lundervold, Astri; Maglanoc, Luigi Angelo; Malt, Ulrik Fredrik; Mecocci, Patrizia; Melle, Ingrid; Meyer-Lindenberg, Andreas; Moberget, Torgeir; Norbom, Linn Christin Bonaventure; Nordvik, Jan Egil; Nyberg, Lars; Oosterlaan, Jaap; Papalino, Marco; Papassotiropoulos, Andreas; Pauli, Paul; Pergola, Giulio; Persson, Karin Ester Torun; Richard, Geneviève; Rokicki, Jaroslav; Sanders, Anne-Marthe; Selbæk, Geir; Shadrin, Alexey A.; Smeland, Olav Bjerkehagen; Soininen, Hilkka; Sowa, Piotr; Steen, Vidar Martin; Tsolaki, Magda; Ulrichsen, Kristine Moe; Vellas, Bruno; Wang, Lei; Westman, Eric; Ziegler, Georg C.; Zink, Mathias; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Westlye, Lars Tjelta (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Common risk factors for psychiatric and other brain disorders are likely to converge on biological pathways influencing the development and maintenance of brain structure and function across life. Using structural MRI data ...
    • Cortisol levels among older people with and without depression and dementia 

      Barca, Maria Lage; Eldholm, Rannveig Sakshaug; Persson, Karin Ester Torun; Björklöf, Guro Hanevold; Borza, Tom; Telenius, Elisabeth Wiken; Knapskog, Anne-Brita; Brækhus, Anne; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Selbæk, Geir; Engedal, Knut (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Cortisol dysregulation has been reported in dementia and depression. Cortisol levels and its associates were investigated among older people living at home and in nursing homes, in a cross-sectional study. A sample of 650 ...
    • Cost analysis of day care centres in Norway 

      Vossius, Corinna Elisabeth; Selbæk, Geir; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Wimo, A.; Engedal, Knut; Kirkevold, Øyvind; Rokstad, Anne Marie Mork (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background: Day care services aim to offer meaningful activities and a safe environment for the attendees and a respite for family caregivers while being cost effective. This study compares the use of formal and informal ...
    • Course of activities of daily living in nursing home residents with dementia from admission to 36-month follow-up 

      Johansen, Reidun Harr; Olsen, Karoline; Bergh, Sverre; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Selbæk, Geir; Helvik, Anne-Sofie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: Dementia is affecting both the person with the disease and the family members. It is associated with nursing home admission, and a reduced ability to perform personal activities of daily living (P-ADL). The aim ...
    • Current and Future Prevalence Estimates of Mild Cognitive Impairment, Dementia, and Its Subtypes in a Population-Based Sample of People 70 Years and Older in Norway: The HUNT Study 

      Gjøra, Linda; Strand, Bjørn Heine; Bergh, Sverre; Borza, Tom; Brækhus, Anne; Engedal, Knut Arne; Johannessen, Aud; Kvello-Alme, Marte; Krokstad, Steinar; Livingston, Gill; Matthews, Fiona E; Myrstad, Christian; Skjellegrind, Håvard; Thingstad, Pernille; Aakhus, Eivind; Aam, Stina; Selbæk, Geir (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background: Having accurate, up-to-date information on the epidemiology of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia is imperative. Objective: To determine the prevalence of MCI and dementia in Norway using data ...
    • Depression and Quality of Life in Older Persons: A Review 

      Sivertsen, Heidi; Björklöf, Guro Hanevold; Selbæk, Geir; Engedal, Knut; Helvik, Anne-Sofie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      Background: Depression is a prevalent and disabling condition in older persons (≥60 years) that increases the risk of mortality and negatively influences quality of life (QOL). The relationship between depression, or ...
    • Examining the association between genetic liability for schizophrenia and psychotic symptoms in Alzheimer's disease 

      Creese, Byron; Vassos, Evangelos; Bergh, Sverre; Athanasiu, Lavinia; Johar, Iskandar; Rongve, Arvid; Medbøen, Ingrid Tøndel; Da Silva, Miguel Vasconcelos; Aakhus, Eivind; Andersen, Fred; Bettella, Francesco; Brækhus, Anne; Djurovic, Srdjan; Paroni, Giulia; Proitsi, Petroula; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Seripa, Davide; Stordal, Eystein; Fladby, Tormod; Aarsland, Dag; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Ballard, Clive; Selbæk, Geir (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Psychosis (delusions or hallucinations) in Alzheimer’s disease (AD + P) occurs in up to 50% of individuals and is associated with significantly worse clinical outcomes. Atypical antipsychotics, first developed for ...
    • Exploring life-space in the nursing home. An observational longitudinal study 

      Bergh, Sverre; Selbæk, Geir; Benth, Jurate Saltyte; Husebø, Bettina Elisabeth Franziska; Røen, Irene Mari; Thingstad, Pernille; Tangen, Gro Gujord (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background Traditional performance-based measurements of mobility fail to recognize the interaction between the individual and their environment. Life-space (LS) forms a central element in the broader context of mobility ...
    • Exploring the trajectories of quality of life and its covariates in nursing home residents: A longitudinal study 

      Røen, Irene Mari; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Kirkevold, Øyvind; Testad, Ingelin; Selbæk, Geir; Engedal, Knut; Bergh, Sverre (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background: There is no cure for dementia and appropriate care should be offered to improve or maintain quality of life for those living with dementia. Objectives: To identify groups of residents following similar trajectories ...
    • Factors associated with alcohol consumption and prescribed drugs with addiction potential among older women and men – the Nord-Trøndelag health study (HUNT2 and HUNT3), Norway, a population-based longitudinal study 

      Tevik, Kjerstin Elisabeth; Selbæk, Geir; Engedal, Knut; Seim, Arnfinn; Krokstad, Steinar; Helvik, Anne-Sofie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background Little is known about factors associated with alcohol consumption and use of drugs with addiction potential in older adults. The aim of this study was to explore the association between socio-demographic ...