• Distinct pain profiles in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 

      Bentsen, Signe Berit; Miaskowski, Christine; Cooper, Bruce A.; Christensen, Vivi Lycke; Henriksen, Anne Hildur; Holm, Are Martin; Rustøen, Tone (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-03)
      Background: Few studies have examined changes in the pain experience of patients with COPD and predictors of pain in these patients. Objectives: The objectives of the study were to examine whether distinct groups of COPD ...
    • Distinct symptom experiences in subgroups of patients with COPD 

      Christensen, Vivi Lycke; Rustøen, Tone; Cooper, Bruce A.; Miaskowski, Christine; Henriksen, Anne Hildur; Bentsen, Signe Berit; Holm, Are Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-08)
      Background: In addition to their respiratory symptoms, patients with COPD experience multiple, co-occurring symptoms. Objectives: The aims of this study were to identify subgroups of COPD patients based on their ...
    • Effects of a COPD self-management support intervention: a randomized controlled trial 

      Bringsvor, Heidi Breistrand; Langeland, Eva; Oftedal, Bjørg Frøysland; Skaug, Knut; Assmus, Jörg; Bentsen, Signe Berit (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-11)
      Background: This study examines the effects of the COPD-specific health promoting self-management intervention “Better living with COPD” on different self-management-related domains, self-efficacy, and sense of coherence ...
    • Symptom burden and self-management in persons with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 

      Bringsvor, Heidi Breistrand; Langeland, Eva; Oftedal, Bjørg Frøysland; Skaug, Knut; Assmus, Jörg; Gundersen, Doris Irene; Osborne, Richard H; Bentsen, Signe Berit (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-01)
      Purpose: Self-management is crucial for effective COPD management. This study aimed at identifying associations between self-management and sociodemographic characteristics, clinical characteristics, and symptom burden in ...