• Early substance use cessation improves cognition-10 years outcome in first-episode psychosis patients 

      Weibell, Melissa Anne E; Johannessen, Jan Olav; Auestad, Bjørn Henrik; Bramness, Jørgen Gustav; Brønnick, Kolbjørn Kallesten; Haahr, Ulrik; Joa, Inge; Larsen, Tor Ketil; Melle, Ingrid; Ilner, Stein E. Opjordsmoen; Rund, Bjørn Rishovd; Røssberg, Jan Ivar; Simonsen, Erik; Vaglum, Per; Stain, Helen J.; Friis, Svein; Hegelstad, Wenche (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-07)
      Background: Cognitive impairment may be a risk factor for, as well as a consequence of, psychosis. Non-remitting symptoms, premorbid functioning, level of education, and socioeconomic background are known correlates. A ...
    • Early substance use cessation improves cognition-10 years outcome in first-episode psychosis patients 

      Johannessen, Jan Olav; Auestad, Bjørn Henrik; Bramness, Jørgen Gustav; Brønnick, Kolbjørn Kallesten; Haahr, Ulrik; Joa, Inge; Larsen, Tor Ketil; Melle, Ingrid; Ilner, Stein E. Opjordsmoen; Rund, Bjørn Rishovd; Røssberg, Jan Ivar; Simonsen, Erik; Vaglum, Per; Stain, Helen J.; Friis, Svein; Hegelstad, Wenche (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-07)
      Background: Cognitive impairment may be a risk factor for, as well as a consequence of, psychosis. Non-remitting symptoms, premorbid functioning, level of education, and socioeconomic background are known correlates. A ...
    • "Everyone Needs a Friend Sometimes" - social predictors of long-term remission in first episode psychosis 

      Bjørnestad, Jone Ravndal; Joa, Inge; Larsen, Tor Ketil; Langeveld, Johannes H.; Davidson, Larry; Hegelstad, Wenche; Anda-Ågotnes, Liss Gøril; Veseth, Marius; Melle, Ingrid; Johannessen, Jan Olav; Brønnick, Kolbjørn Selvåg (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-10)
      Background: Predictors of long-term symptomatic remission are crucial to the successful tailoring of treatment in first episode psychosis. There is lack of studies distinguishing the predictive effects of different social ...
    • Primary prevention of psychosis through interventions in the symptomatic prodromal phase, a pragmatic Norwegian Ultra High Risk study 

      Joa, Inge; Gisselgård, Jens; Brønnick, Kolbjørn; McGlashan, Thomas; Johannessen, Jan Olav (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-04)
      Background: Evidence has been accumulating that it may be possible to achieve prevention in psychotic disorders. The aim of the Prevention Of Psychosis (POP) study is to reduce the annual incidence of psychotic disorders ...
    • Psychotherapy in psychosis: Experiences of fully recovered service users 

      Bjørnestad, Jone Ravndal; Veseth, Marius; Davidson, Larry; Joa, Inge; Johannessen, Jan Olav; Larsen, Tor Ketil; Melle, Ingrid; Hegelstad, Wenche (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-09)
      Background: Despite the evidence of the importance of including service users’ views on psychotherapy after psychosis, there is a paucity of research investigating impact on full recovery. Objectives: To explore what ...
    • Social media and social functioning in psychosis: A systematic review 

      Bjørnestad, Jone Ravndal; Hegelstad, Wenche; Berg, Henrik; Davidson, Larry; Joa, Inge; Johannessen, Jan Olav; Melle, Ingrid; Stain, Helen J.; Pallesen, Ståle (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-06)
      Background: Individuals with psychosis are heavy consumers of social media. It is unknown to what degree measures of social functioning include measures of online social activity. Objective: To examine the inclusion of ...
    • User participation and shared decision-making in adolescent mental healthcare: a qualitative study of healthcare professionals' perspectives 

      Bjønness, Stig Erlend; Viksveen, Petter; Johannessen, Jan Olav; Storm, Marianne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-01)
      Background Most mental health problems occur in adolescence. There is increasing recognition of user participation and shared decision-making in adolescents’ mental healthcare. However, research in this field of clinical ...
    • “We all have a responsibility”: a narrative discourse analysis of an information campaign targeting help-seeking in first episode psychosis 

      Hansen, Hege; Stige, Signe Hjelen; Moltu, Christian; Johannessen, Jan Olav; Joa, Inge; Dybvig, Sveinung; Veseth, Marius (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-05)
      Background: Intervening at an early stage of psychosis improves the chances of recovery from first-episode psychosis. However, people who are experiencing distress and early psychotic symptoms generally seem to delay seeking ...