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  • Røysamb, Espen; Tambs, Kristian (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    During the last fifty years more than 2700 twin studies have been published, examining the etiology of a high number of traits. Twin studies enable investigation of both genetic and environmental effects, and thereby also ...
  • Torvik, Fartein Ask; Gustavson, Kristin; Røysamb, Espen; Tambs, Kristian (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    Background Poor health and health behaviors are associated with divorce. This study investigates the degree to which six health indicators and health behaviors among husbands and wives are prospectively related to divorce, ...
  • Idstad, Mariann; Torvik, Fartein Ask; Borren, Ingrid; Rognmo, Kamilla; Røysamb, Espen; Tambs, Kristian (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    Background The association between mental distress and divorce is well established in the literature. Explanations are commonly classified within two different frameworks; social selection (mentally distressed people are ...
  • Torvik, Fartein Ask; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Gjerde, Line C.; Knudsen, Gun Peggy; Ystrøm, Eivind; Tambs, Kristian; Røysamb, Espen; Østby, Kristian Amundsen; Ørstavik, Ragnhild (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    Background Mental disorders strongly influence work capability in young adults, but it is not clear which disorders that are most strongly associated with sick leave, and which diagnoses that are stated on the sick leave ...
  • Ystrøm, Eivind; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Tambs, Kristian; Magnus, Per; Torgersen, Anne Mari; Gustavson, Kristin (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    Background: There is a lack of population-based studies on multiple births and maternal mental health. Having a high-risk pregnancy by bearing two or more children is a stressful life event, and the challenges of parenting ...
  • Nilsen, Thomas Sevenius; Brandt, Ingunn; Czajkowski, Nikolai Olavi; Knudsen, Gun Peggy; Magnus, Per; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Tambs, Kristian; Harris, Jennifer; Ørstavik, Ragnhild (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    The Norwegian Twin Registry (NTR) is a large population based twin cohort for research purposes. At present, the registry has 14 692 complete twin pairs with information on zygosity and to varying degree information on ...
  • Røsand, Gun-Mette B; Slinning, Kari; Eberhard-Gran, Malin; Røysamb, Espen; Tambs, Kristian (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2011)
    Background Recognition of maternal emotional distress during pregnancy and the identification of risk factors for this distress are of considerable clinical- and public health importance. The mental health ...
  • Borren, Ingrid; Tambs, Kristian; Gustavson, Kristin; Sundet, Jon M (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    Background Studies of caregiver burden and somatic illness tend to be based on relatively small, clinical samples. Longitudinal, population based studies on this topic are still scarce and little is known ...
  • Røysamb, Espen; Vittersø, Joar; Tambs, Kristian (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    The aim of this study was to establish the psychometric properties of the new Relationship Satisfaction (RS) scale. Two population based samples were used: The Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa, N=117,178) and ...
  • Tambs, Kristian; Røysamb, Espen (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    Original psychometric instruments are usually too lengthy and space-consuming to be suitable for general population based health studies. Usually, however, they can be abbreviated without losing more measurement precision ...
  • Torvik, Fartein Ask; Ystrøm, Eivind; Czajkowski, Nikolai Olavi; Tambs, Kristian; Røysamb, Espen; Ørstavik, Ragnhild; Knudsen, Gun Peggy; Kendler, Kenneth S; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    Background Low socioeconomic status (SES), indicated by low income and education, has consistently been found to be a strong predictor of sick leave. Several possible pathways from SES to sick leave have been described in ...
  • Torvik, Fartein Ask; Rosenström, Tom Henrik; Ystrøm, Eivind; Tambs, Kristian; Røysamb, Espen; Czajkowski, Nikolai Olavi; Gillespie, Nathan; Knudsen, Gun Peggy; Kendler, Kenneth S.; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / SubmittedVersion, 2017)
    Alcohol use disorder (AUD) and major depressive disorder (MDD) are often comorbid. It is not understood how genetic risk factors for these disorders relate to each other over time and to what degree they are stable. ...
  • Røsand, Gun-Mette B; Slinning, Kari; Eberhard-Gran, Malin; Røysamb, Espen; Tambs, Kristian (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2012)
    Background Marital distress and depression frequently co-occur, and partnership quality is associated with depressive symptoms and mental disorders in both men and women. One aim of this study was to ...