• Building knowledge of adolescent mental health in the Nordic countries 

      Eriksson, Charli; Arnarsson, Arsaell; Damsgaard, Mogens Trab; Potrebny, Thomas; Suominen, Sakari; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Due, Pernille (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Adolescence is an important developmental period. Young people face many pressures and challenges, including growing academic expectations, changing social relationships with family and peers, and the physical and emotional ...
    • Health complaints among adolescents in Norway: A twenty-year perspective on trends 

      Potrebny, Thomas; Wiium, Nora; Haugstvedt, Anne; Sollesnes, Ragnhild; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Wold, Bente; Thuen, Frode (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Purpose Examine time trends in health complaints among adolescents in Norway between 1994 and 2014 and among population subgroups, e.g., age and gender, as well as their interactions. Methods Norwegian data on ...
    • Samlivskurs for førstegangsforeldre: Erfaringer med «Godt samliv» i Bergen kommune og en systematisk litteraturgjennomgang av lignede tiltak 

      Thuen, Frode; Gjerland, Ane; Potrebny, Thomas (HVL-Rapport;12/2021, Report, 2021-06)
      Denne rapporten består av to deler: Første del trekker opp bakgrunnen for og gir en beskrivelse av erfaringene med «Godt samliv» etter om lag 18 måneders utprøving i Bergen kommune, fra høsten 2019 og ut 2020. Godt ...
    • Temporal trends in adolescents’ self-reported psychosomatic health complaints from 1980-2016: A systematic review and meta-analysis 

      Potrebny, Thomas; Wiium, Nora; Margrethe Moss-Iversen, Lundegård (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Objective There is increasing concern that mental health may be deteriorating in recent generations of adolescents. It is unclear whether this is the case for self-reported psychosomatic health complaints (PSHC). Method We ...
    • Time-trends in Nordic adolescents’ communication with their parents 

      Arnarsson, Arsaell; Potrebny, Thomas; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Eriksson, Charli (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Adolescence is an important developmental period toward greater independence. However, the family is still very important in the life of young people. The aim of this study was to analyse changes over time in easy communication ...
    • Towards enhancing research on adolescent positive mental health 

      Eriksson, Charli; Arnarsson, Arsaell; Damsgaard, Mogens Trab; Lofstedt, Petra; Potrebny, Thomas; Suominen, Sakari; Thorsteinsson, Einar; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Välimaa, Raili; Due, Pernille (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The positive mental health and well-being perspective represents innovative public health research of first-rank priority in Europe. Good mental health is both a state and a resource for everyday life. Hence, the concept ...
    • Translation and validation of the Alberta Context Tool for use in Norwegian nursing homes 

      Igland, Jannicke; Potrebny, Thomas; Bendixen, Bente Elisabeth; Haugstvedt, Anne; Espehaug, Birgitte; Titlestad, Kristine Berg; Graverholt, Birgitte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Purpose Organizational context is recognized as important for facilitating evidence-based practice and improving patient outcomes. Organizational context is a complex construct to measure and appropriate instruments that ...
    • Trends in excellent self-rated health among adolescents: A comparative Nordic study 

      Potrebny, Thomas; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Due, Pernille; Välimaa, Raili; Suominen, Sakari; Eriksson, Charli (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background: Excellent self-rated health (SRH) can be seen as an important component of positive health among adolescents. The aim of this paper is to examine time trends of excellent health among adolescents in five Nordic ...
    • Trends in high life satisfaction among adolescents in five Nordic countries 2002–2014 

      Due, Pernille; Eriksson, Charli; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Potrebny, Thomas; Välimaa, Raili; Suominen, Sakari; Rasmussen, Mette; Curri, Candance; Damgaard, Mogens (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Life satisfaction is an important indicator when assessing positive mental health aspects in populations, including among adolescents. The aim of this study was to investigate trends over time in prevalence of high life ...
    • Trends in perceived school stress among adolescents in five Nordic countries 2002–2014 

      Lofstedt, Petra; Eriksson, Charli; Potrebny, Thomas; Välimaa, Raili; Thorsteinsson, Einar; Due, Pernille; Damsgaard, Mogens Trab; Suominen, Sakari; Rasmussen, Mette; Torsheim, Torbjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Associations between school-related stress and poor health, risk behaviours and low well-being are well documented. The aim of this paper was to estimate trends of perceived school stress experienced by boys and girls of ...
    • Trends in sleeping difficulty among adolescents in five Nordic countries 2002–2014 

      Thorsteinsson, Einar; Potrebny, Thomas; Arnarsson, Arsaell; Tynjala, Jorma; Välimaa, Raili; Eriksson, Charli (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Sleep has been found to be an important factor in adolescents’ mental and physical health. The aim of the present study was to examine trends in sleep difficulty (i.e., difficulty falling asleep more often than once a week) ...
    • Trends in the utilization of youth primary healthcare services and psychological distress 

      Wiium, Nora; Haugstvedt, Anne; Sollesnes, Ragnhild; Wold, Bente; Thuen, Frode; Potrebny, Thomas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background Psychological distress among young people is increasing in Northern Europe. According to established healthcare utilization theory, this will create a greater need for youth primary healthcare and subsequently ...
    • Usability methods and attributes reported in usability studies of mobile applications for healthcare education: A Scoping Review Protocol 

      Johnson, Susanne Grødem; Potrebny, Thomas; Larun, Lillebeth; Ciliska, Donna; Olsen, Nina Rydland (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: E-learning technologies, including mobile apps, are used to a large extent in health care education. Mobile apps can provide extendable learning environments and motivate students for adaptive and collaborative ...
    • Usability Methods and Attributes Reported in Usability Studies of Mobile Apps for Health Care Education: Scoping Review 

      Johnson, Susanne Grødem; Potrebny, Thomas; Larun, Lillebeth; Ciliska, Donna; Olsen, Nina Rydland (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Background: Mobile devices can provide extendable learning environments in higher education and motivate students to engage in adaptive and collaborative learning. Developers must design mobile apps that are practical, ...