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Professor
Lars Edvin Bru { "honorific-suffix": "Professor", "fn": "Lars Edvin Bru", "tel": "Telefon: 5183 2913", "email": "edvin.bru@uis.no" }

Avdeling/enhet Fakultet for utdanningsvitenskap og humaniora
Institutt/senter Læringsmiljøsenteret
Læringsmiljøsenteret - Stavanger

Date of birth: September 19th 1957.

Nationality: Norwegian.

Present position: Professor of Educational Psychology. Norwegian Centre for Learning Environment and Behavioral Research in Education / Institute for Health Sciences.

Degree: Dr. philos.

Previous experience in directing research:
2007 -             Director of research group for the study of how schools can support students with emotional problems.

2003– 2007     Director of the research project, “Precondition for learning in school for all”, that receives grants from the Norwegian Research Council.

1999-2003      Director of the project “Coping with Diabetes”, that have receive research grants from the foundation “Health and Rehabilitation” (1999 - 2003).

Present research activities and fields of interest:
Fields of interest: Educational Psychology Health Psychology, Stress and coping, Motivation, Mental Health, Learning Environment, Quantitative Research Methods

Membership in academic and professional bodies:

  1. Member of committee for research and development (rehabilitation unit) within the foundation “Health and Rehabilitation”  (2000-2003).
  2. Head of working group responsible for the application for a PhD in Special Education at Stavanger University College (2002 – 2003).
  3. Member of PhD committee at Faculties of Arts and Education, University of Stavanger (2003-)
  4. Member of the editorial board of School Psychology International (2012 -)


Doctoral supervision (names and subject of thesis):

Completed:

Terje Murberg: Depressive Symptoms and Coping among Patients with Congestive Heart Failure (Completed 1999, Faculty of Medicine, NTNU)

Unni Vere Midthassel: Teacher Involvement in School Development Activity (Completed 2002, Faculty of Psychology, UiB)

Bjørg Karlsen: Coping with Diabetes: A study of Factors Influencing Psychological Well-being and Coping in Adults with Diabetes. (Completed 2004, Faculty of Medicine, UiB)

Tor Stornes: Socio-moral Behaviour in Sport: An Investigation of Perceptions of Sportspersonship in Handball related to Important Factors of Socio-Moral Influence (Completed 2004, Faculty of Psychology, UiB).

Elin Thuen: The Influence of the Learning Environment and Students' Coping Styles on Emotional and Behavioural Problems (Completed 2007, Faculty of Psychology, UiB).

Thormod Idsøe: Antecedents and Outcomes of Work Behaviour Change: A Follow up study of school psychologists’ participation in a three year intervention programme (Completed 2007, Faculty of Social Sciences, UiO).

Ingunn Studsrød: The Influence of Family, Peer and School Contex on Motivation for School Work among High School Students (Completed 2009, Faculty of Arts and Education, UiS).

Erik Paulsen: Predictors and Consequences of Passive Pupil Behaviour (Completed 2010, Faculty of Arts and Education, UiS)

Bjørg Oftedal: Motivation for Self-management of Type 2 diabetes. (Completed 2011, Faculty of Social Sciences , UiS).

Kjersti Tharaldsen: Coping with Distress through Psychosocial Skills Training. (Completed 2012, Faculty of Social Sciences UiS).

Ingvild Morken: Living with Implantable Cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). (Completed 2014, Faculty of Social Sciences UiS.)

Trude Havik: The Role of the Psychosocial School Environment in School Refusal Behaviour .(Completed 2015, Faculty of Arts and Education, UiS).

Anne Marie Husebø: A Scientific Evaluation of an Exercise Program for Women treated for Breast Cancer. (Completed 2015, Faculty of Social Sciences UiS.)


Present:


Signe Egenberg: A local and global perspective on the role of multi professional scenario-based training aimed at prevention, identification and treatment of excessive blood loss after birth (Faculty of Social Sciences UiS.)

Margit Garvik: Adolescents’ Coping with Depression. (Faculty of Arts and Education, UiS).

Tove Flack: Social stress and bullying. (Faculty of Arts and Education, UiS).

Lok Subba: Individual Coping Styles, Support in School Settings, and Emotional and Behavioural Outcomes among Children with Specific Learning Difficulties. (Faculty of Arts and Education UiS).

Maren Stabel Tvedt: Læringsmiljøets betydning for motivasjon og psykisk helse i videregående skole. (Faculty of Arts and Education, UiS).

Cecilie Hagland Sevild: Frisklivssentralen under lupen; en vitenskapelig studie av motivasjon og endring av helseatferd innen kosthold og fysisk aktivitet.(Faculty of Social Sciences, UiS).

Forskningsområder

Læringsmiljø

Motivasjon

Psykisk helse

Mestrings av kronisk sykdom

Utvalgte publikasjoner

Selected publications within Educational Psychology

Havik, T., Bru, E., & Ertesvåg, S. K. (2015). School factors associated with school refusal-and truancy-related reasons for school non-attendance. Social Psychology of Education, 1-20.        

Havik, T., Bru, E., & Ertesvåg, S. K. (2015). Assessing reasons for school non-attendance. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 59(3), 316-336.

Garvik, M., Idsoe, T., & Bru, E. (2015). Motivation and Social Relations in School Following a CBT Course for Adolescents With Depressive Symptoms: An Effectiveness Study. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research (ahead-of-print), 1-21.

Havik, T., Bru, E., & Ertesvåg, S. K. (2014). Parental perspectives of the role of school factors in school refusal. Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 19(2), 131-153.

Stornes, T., Tvedt, M. S., & Bru, L. E. (2013). Best med test? Et motivasjonsteoretisk perspektiv på bruk av normative tester i grunnskolen. Norsk pedagogisk tidsskrift, 97(4-5), 315-325.

Garvik, M., Idsoe, T., & Bru, E. (2013b). Effectiveness study of a CBT-based adolescent coping with depression course. Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties(ahead-of-print), 1-15.

Garvik, M., Idsoe, T., & Bru, E. (2013a). Depression and school engagement among Norwegian upper secondary vocational school students. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research(ahead-of-print), 1-17.

Studsrod, I., & Bru, E. (2012). Upper Secondary School Students' Perceptions of Teacher Socialization Practices and Reports of School Adjustment. School Psychology International, 33(3), 308-324.

Stornes, T., & Bru, E. (2011). Perceived motivational climates and self-reported emotional and behavioural problems among Norwegian secondary school students. School Psychology International, 32(4), 425-438. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0143034310397280

Roland, E., Bru, E., Midthassel, U. V., & Vaaland, G. S. (2010). The Zero programme against bullying: Effects of the programme in the context of the Norwegian manifesto against bullying. Social Psychology of Education, 13(1), 41-55. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11218-009-9096-0

Bru, E., Stornes, T., Munthe, E., & Thuen, E. (2010). Students' perceptions of teacher support across the transition from primary to secondary school. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 54(6), 519-533. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00313831.2010.522842

Murberg, T. A., & Bru, E. (2009). The relationships between negative life events, perceived support in the school environment and depressive symptoms among Norwegian senior high school students: A prospective study. Social Psychology of Education, 12(3), 361-370. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11218-008-9083-x

Bru, E. (2009). Academic outcomes in school classes with markedly disruptive pupils. Social Psychology of Education, 12(4), 461-479. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11218-009-9095-1

Paulsen, E., & Bru, E. (2008c). Social passivity and grades achieved among adolescents in junior high school. School Psychology International, 29(2), 248-262. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0143034308090063

Paulsen, E., & Bru, E. (2008a). Preferred social organization of learning formats among pupils experiencing different kinds of internalizing problems in secondary school. Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 13(4), 259-273. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13632750802442144

Midthassel, U. V., Bru, E., & Idsoe, T. (2008). Is the sustainability of reduction in bullying related to follow-up procedures? Educational Psychology, 28(1), 83-95. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01443410701449278

Bru, E. (2006). Factors Associated with Disruptive Behaviour in the Classroom. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 50(1), 23-43. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00313830500372000

Murberg, T. A., & Bru, E. (2004). School-Related Stress and Psychosomatic Symptoms Among Norwegian Adolescents. School Psychology International, 25(3), 317-332. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0143034304046904

Bru, E., Stephens, P., & Torsheim, T. (2002). Students' perceptions of class management and reports of their own misbehavior. Journal of School Psychology, 40(4), 287-307. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0022-4405%2802%2900104-8

Bru, E., Murberg, T. A., & Stephens, P. (2001). Social support, negative life events and pupil misbehaviour among young Norwegian adolescents. Journal of Adolescence, 24(6), 715-727. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/jado.2001.0434 

 

Selected publications within Health Psychology

Morken, I. M., Norekvål, T. M., Bru, E., Larsen, A. I., & Karlsen, B. (2014). Perceptions of healthcare professionals’ support, shock anxiety and device acceptance among implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 70(9), 2061-2071.

Morken, I. M., Bru, E., Norekvål, T. M., Larsen, A. I., Idsoe, T., & Karlsen, B. (2014). Perceived support from healthcare professionals, shock anxiety and post?traumatic stress in implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 23(3-4), 450-460.

Karlsen, B., & Bru, E. (2014). The relationship between diabetes-related distress and clinical variables and perceived support among adults with type 2 diabetes: a prospective study. International journal of nursing studies, 51(3), 438-447.

Morken, I., Norekval, T., Bru, E., Larsen, A., & Karlsen, B. (2013). The relationship between perceived support from healthcare professionals, shock anxiety and device acceptance in implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients. European Heart Journal, 34(suppl 1), P5117

Morken, I. M., Bru, E., Norekvål, T. M., Larsen, A. I., Idsoe, T., & Karlsen, B. (2013). Perceived support from healthcare professionals, shock anxiety and post?traumatic stress in implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients. Journal of Clinical Nursing.

Karlsen, B., & Bru, E. (2013). The relationship between diabetes-related distress and clinical variables and perceived support among adults with type 2 diabetes: A prospective study. International journal of nursing studies.

Husebø, A. M. L., Dyrstad, S. M., Søreide, J. A., & Bru, E. (2013). Predicting exercise adherence in cancer patients and survivors: a systematic review and meta?analysis of motivational and behavioural factors. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 22(1-2), 4-21.

Tharaldsen, K. B., & Bru, E. (2012). Evaluating the mindfulness-based coping program: an effectiveness study using a mixed model approach. Mental Illness, 4(1).

Karlsen, B., Oftedal, B., & Bru, E. (2012). The relationship between clinical indicators, coping styles, perceived support and diabetes-related distress among adults with type 2 diabetes. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68(2), 391-401. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05751.x

Tharaldsen, K. B., Bru, E., & Wilhelmsen, I. (2011). Mindful coping and mental health among adolescents. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 13(2), 21-31. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14623730.2011.9715653

Tharaldsen, K. B., & Bru, E. (2011). Validation of the mindful coping scale. Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 16(1), 87-103. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13632752.2011.545647

Oftedal, B., Bru, E., & Karlsen, B. (2011). Social support as a motivator of self-management among adults with type 2 diabetes. Journal of Nursing and Healthcare of Chronic Illness, 3(1), 12-22. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-9824.2010.01074.x

Oftedal, B., Bru, E., & Karlsen, B. (2011). Motivation for diet and exercise management among adults with type 2 diabetes. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 25(4), 735-744. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-6712.2011.00884.x

Oftedal, B., Karlsen, B., & Bru, E. (2010). Perceived support from healthcare practitioners among adults with type 2 diabetes. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 66(7), 1500-1509. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2010.05329.x

Oftedal, B., Karlsen, B., & Bru, E. (2010). Life values and self-regulation behaviours among adults with type 2 diabetes. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 19(17-18), 2548-2556. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2010.03243.x

Lode, K., Bru, E., Klevan, G., Myhr, K. M., Nyland, H., & Larsen, J. P. (2010). Coping with multiple sclerosis: a 5-year follow-up study. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 122(5), 336-342. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0404.2009.01313.x

Karlsen, B., Idsoe, T., Dirdal, I., Hanestad, B. R., & Bru, E. (2004). Effects of a group-based counselling programme on diabetes-related stress, coping, psychological well-being and metabolic control in adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Patient Education and Counseling, 53(3), 299-308. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2003.10.008

Murberg, T. A., & Bru, E. (2001c). Social relationships and mortality in patients with congestive heart failure. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 51(3), 521-527. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0022-3999%2801%2900226-4

Murberg, T. A., & Bru, E. (2001a). Coping and mortality among patients with congestive heart failure. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 8(1), 66-79. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1207/S15327558IJBM0801_05

Bru, E., Mykletun, R. J., Berge, W. T., & Svebak, S. (1994). Effects of different psychological interventions on neck, shoulder and low back pain in female hospital staff. Psychology & Health, 9(5), 371-382. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08870449408407495

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Pågående forskning

Læringmiljø, motivasjon og psykisk helse

Lavterskeltilbud for ungdom med symptomer på depresjon

Mestring av kronisk sykdom

Arbeidserfaring

1980  – 1987                 Lærer og annen pedagogisk praksis

1988                               Pedagogisk psykologisk rådgiver

1988 – 1993                  Utdanningsstipendiat, NAVF

1993 – 1994                  Forsker Rogalandsforskning

1994 – 2002                  Førsteamanuensis, Senter for atferdsforskning, HiS

2002 -                            Professor, Senter for atferdsforskning, UiS

2009 -                            Deler av stilling lagt til: Institutt for helsefag, UiS

     

Vitenskapelige publikasjoner (fra CRISTin)

  • Bru, Lars Edvin; Idsøe, Ella Maria Cosmovici; Øverland, Klara (2016). Psykisk helse i skolen. Universitetsforlaget. ISBN 9788215026015. 304 s.
  • Bru, Lars Edvin; Ertesvåg, Sigrun K. (2014). Å skape og opprettholde et godt psykososialt skolemiljø Notat skrevet på bestilling fra Djupedals-utvalget. Nasjonalt senter for læringsmiljø og atferdsforskning. 27 s.
  • Midthassel, Unni Vere; Bru, Lars Edvin; Ertesvåg, Sigrun K.; Roland, Erling Georg (2011). Sosiale og emosjonelle vansker. Barnehagens og skolens møte med sårbare barn og unge. Universitetsforlaget. ISBN 978-82-15-01777-8. 184 s.
  • Midthassel, Unni Vere; Bru, Lars Edvin; Ertesvåg, Sigrun K.; Roland, Erling Georg (2011). Tidlig intervensjon og systemrettet arbeid for et godt læringsmiljø. Universitetsforlaget. ISBN 978-82-15-01850-8. 165 s.
  • Tønnesen, Finn Egil; Bru, Edvin; Heiervang, Einar (2008). Lesevansker og livsvansker. Hertervig Akademisk. ISBN 978-82-8217-000-0. 211 s.
  • Tønnessen, Finn Egil; Bru, Edvin; Heiervang, Einar (2008). Lesevansker og livsvansker: om dysleksi og psykisk helse. Hertervig Akademisk. ISBN 9788282170000. 210 s.
  • Bru, Edvin; Havik, Trude (2007). MILISA Miljø for Læring i en Skole for Alle. Tilbakemelding fra elevundersøkelsen. Austbø skole. Universitetet i Stavanger, Senter for atferdsforskning.
  • Bru, Edvin; Havik, Trude (2007). MILISA Miljø for Læring i en Skole for Alle. Tilbakemelding fra elevundersøkelsen. Revheim skole. Universitetet i Stavanger, Senter for atferdsforskning.
  • Bru, Edvin; Havik, Trude (2007). MILISA Miljø for Læring i en Skole for Alle. Tilbakemelding fra elevundersøkelsen. Smiodden skole. Universitetet i Stavanger, Senter for atferdsforskning.
  • Bru, Edvin; Havik, Trude (2007). MILISA Miljø for Læring i en Skole for Alle. Tilbakemelding fra elevundersøkelsen. St. Svithun skole. Universitetet i Stavanger, Senter for atferdsforskning.
  • Bru, Edvin; Havik, Trude (2007). MILISA Miljø for Læring i en Skole for Alle. Tilbakemelding fra elevundersøkelsen. Ullandhaug skole. Universitetet i Stavanger, Senter for atferdsforkning.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Algrøy skule. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Auglend skole. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Bekkestua skole. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Bjorøy oppveksttun. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Brattholmen skule. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Den norske skolen Costa del Sol, avd Acapulco. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Døli skole. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Eikeland skole. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Ekerhovd oppveksttun. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Foldnes skule. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Gilje skule. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Gjesvær skole. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Grøtvedt skole. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Hillestveid skule. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Hjelteryggen skule. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Honningsvåg skole. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Hunsfoss skole. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Kamøyvær oppvekstsenter. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Kvalsundskolen. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Liljevatnet skule. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Løken ungdomsskole. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Marvik skule. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Nesflaten skule. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Nordkisa skole. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Nordvågen skole. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Odda barneskole. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Odda ungdomsskole. Senter for atferdsforskning. 19 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Rom skole. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Rubbestadneset skule. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Røldal skule. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Sand skule. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Sandnessund skole. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Skare barneskule. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Skarpengland skole. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Skarsvåg skole. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Skålevik skule. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Storbukt skole. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Sunde skole. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Tellnes skule. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Tjensvoll skole. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Tilbakemelding Zero undersøkelse 2006, Tyssedal barneskule. Senter for atferdsforskning. 17 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (2005). Farlig god sjåfør. ISBN 8249003950.
  • Thuen, Elin; Bru, Edvin (2002). Evaluering av Gjesdalprosjektet Positivt Fokus, POFO: Har POFO satt spor på skolene?. Gjesdal kommune. 13 s.
  • Thuen, Elin; Bru, Edvin (2002). Tananger ungdomsskole. TUS-modellen - et pedagogisk forsøk. Blir det en bedre skole av dette, da?. Senter for atferdsforskning, Høgskolen i Stavanger.
  • Thuen, Elin; Bru, Edvin (2002). Tananger ungdomsskole. TUS-modellen- elever og lærere. En sammenligning av resultater fra spørreundersøkelsene i 2000, 2001 og 2002. Senter for atferdsforskning.
  • Auestad, Gaute; Bru, Edvin (2000). Trivsel og tryggleik. Resultat frå ei undersøking i skulen i Stord kommune 1999. Senter for atferdsforskning, Høgskolen i Stavanger. 24 s.
  • Thuen, Elin; Bru, Edvin (1999). Læringsmiljø og konsentrasjon blant elever i 6. og 9. klasse. Senter for atferdsforskning, Høgskolen i Stavanger olwork. Finally, results indicate that the re may be room for improvement, especially concerning teachers' emoti onal support of students, stu. ISBN 82-7578-004-7. 32 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (1998). Skolemiljø og psykososiale vansker. En presentasjon av resultater fra en kartleggingsundersøkelse blant norske skoleelever. Senter for atferdsforskning. 38 s.
  • Midthassel, Unni Vere; Bru, Edvin (1998). Håndbok i klasseledelse. Senter for atferdsforskning. 47 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (1994). The role of psychological factors in neck, shoulder and low back pain among female hospital staff. Rogaland Research. ISBN 82-7220-627-7. 1 s.
  • Bru, Edvin (1994). The role of psychological factors in neck, shoulder and low back pain among female hospital staff. Rogalandsforskning. ISBN 82-7220-627-7.
  • Hancock, Charlotte; Bru, Lars Edvin; Idsøe, Ella Maria Cosmovici (2016). Which school related consequences are associated with peer victimization?. ABC National Anti-Bullying Research and Resource Centre; 2016-06-09 - 2016-06-10.
  • Bru, Lars Edvin (2014). Læringsmiljø for emosjonelt og sosialt sårbare elever. Høgskolen Stord / Haugesund; 2014-04-24.
  • Bru, Lars Edvin (2014). Slik skapes et godt læringsmiljø for emosjonelt sårbare elever. Gyldendal forlag; 2014-11-11.
  • Bru, Lars Edvin (2014). Voksne ville blitt stresset av ungdoms skolehverdag.
  • Bru, Lars Edvin; Ertesvåg, Sigrun K. (2014). Å skape og opprettholde et godt psykososialt skolemiljø. Djupedalsutvalget; 2014-09-18.
  • Garvik, Margit; Idsøe, Thormod; Bru, Lars Edvin (2014). Academic motivation and social functioning following a group based CBT course for adolescents with depressive symptoms.. EARA - European Association for Research on Adolescence; 2014-09-03 - 2014-09-06.
  • Garvik, Margit; Idsøe, Thormod; Bru, Lars Edvin (2014). Motivation and social relations in school following a CBT course for adoelscents with depressive symptoms: An effectiveness study. European Association for Research on Adolescence (EARA); 2014-09-03 - 2014-09-06.
  • Idsøe, Thormod; Garvik, Margit; Bru, Lars Edvin (2014). Effectiveness Study of a CBT based Adolescent Coping with Depression Course to Prevent Dropout in Upper Secondary School. European Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Therapies; 2014-09-10 - 2014-09-13.
  • Bru, Lars Edvin (2013). Alt handler om lærerens kompetanse. NRK Rogaland. [Internett]; 2013-11-26.
  • Bru, Lars Edvin (2013). Elevene lærer lite av prøver. Stavanger Aftenblad. [Avis]; 2013-03-23.
  • Bru, Lars Edvin (2013). Hvem faller fra i videregående skole? Et motivasjonsteoretisk perspektiv. Utdanningsdirektoratet; 2013-09-13.
  • Bru, Lars Edvin (2013). I hvilken grad har pedagogisk forskning betydning for pedagogisk praksis?. KS; 2013-11-21.
  • Bru, Lars Edvin (2013). Læringsmiljø og innagerende vansker. Helsedirektoratet og Utdanningsdirektoratet; 2013-11-11 - 2013-11-12.
  • Bru, Lars Edvin; Havik, Trude (2013). School factors associated with unexcused non-attendance in primary and secondary school. The European Association for Developmental Psychology; 2013-09-03 - 2013-09-07.
  • Havik, Trude; Bru, Lars Edvin (2013). Fravær uten gyldig grunn - et prosjekt i Søgne og Songdalen kommuner. Søgne og Songdalen kommuner;
  • Havik, Trude; Bru, Lars Edvin; Ertesvåg, Sigrun K. (2013). Parental perspectives of the role of school factors in school refusal. 16th European Conference on Development Psychology; 2013-09-03 - 2013-09-06.
  • Idsøe, Thormod; Idsøe, Ella Maria C.; Bru, Lars Edvin; Jonassen, Kjell Reidar (2013). Feeling Included/Excluded/Bullied in School: Associations with Positive and Negative Affect. 2013-05-23 - 2013-05-26.
  • Morken, Ingvild Margreta; Bru, Lars Edvin; Norekvål, Tone M.; Idsoe, Thormod; Larsen, Alf Inge; Karlsen, Bjørg (2013). Perceived support from health care professionals, shock anxiety and posttraumatic stress in implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients. European Society of Cardiology; 2013-03-15 - 2013-03-16.
  • Morken, Ingvild Margreta; Norekvål, Tone M.; Bru, Lars Edvin; Larsen, Alf Inge; Karlsen, Bjørg (2013). The relationship between perceived support from healthcare professionals, shock anxiety and device acceptance in implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients. European Society of Cardiology; 2013-08-31 - 2013-09-03.
  • Subba, Lok; Bru, Lars Edvin; Thorsen, Arlene Margaret Arstad (2013). Perceived teacher support among the elementary students with specific learning difficulties. ISSSS; 2013-09-05 - 2013-09-07.
  • Garvik, Margit; Idsøe, Thormod; Bru, Lars Edvin (2012). Effectiveness Study of a CBT based Adolescent Coping with Depression Course. European Association for Research on Adolescence - EARA 2012; 2012-08-29 - 2012-09-01.
  • Havik, Trude; Bru, Lars Edvin (2012). Skolevegring - et prosjekt i Søgne og Songdalen kommuner. Søgne og Songdalen kommune;
  • Morken, I. Ingvild; Isaksen, Kjetil; Karlsen, Bjørg; Norekval, T.; Bru, Lars Edvin; Larsen, Alf Inge (2012). Shock anxiety in ICD recipients: what is the impact of recent tachyarrhythmia - irrespective of shock exposure?.
  • Morken, Ingvild Margreta; Isaksen, Kjetil; Karlsen, Bjørg; Norekvål, Tone M.; Bru, Lars Edvin; Larsen, Alf Inge (2012). Shock Anxiety among Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Recipients with Recent Tachyarrhythmia. 2012-03-16 - 2012-03-17.
  • Bru, Lars Edvin; Stornes, Tor; Munthe, Elaine; Thuen, Elin Marie (2011). Students’ Perceptions of Teacher Support across the School Years. European Society of Developmental Psychology; 2011-08-23 - 2011-08-27.
  • Havik, Trude; Bru, Lars Edvin (2011). UiS skal forske på skolevegring. Stavanger aftenblad. [Avis]; 2011-11-06.
  • Bru, Edvin (2010). Mestring av dystoni. Norsk Dystoniforening; 2010-10-23.
  • Bru, Edvin (2010). Mestring av kronisk sykdom. Lærings- og mestringssenteret ved Stavanger universitetssykehus; 2010-10-28.
  • Bru, Edvin (2010). Skolevegring. [Avis]; 2010-04-29.
  • Bru, Edvin (2009). Bråkebøttene ødelegger ikke i klassen. [Radio]; 2009-06-05.
  • Bru, Edvin (2009). Bråkmakere gir ikke trøbbel. [Avis]; 2009-06-02.
  • Bru, Edvin (2009). Bråkmakere ødelegger ikke for de andre elevene. [Radio]; 2009-06-05.
  • Bru, Edvin (2009). Emosjonelt sårbare barn og unge i skole og barnehage. 2009-11-05.
  • Bru, Edvin (2009). Fjerner urokråker fra skoleklassen; Dobbelt så mange spesialelever på tre år. [Avis]; 2009-07-21.
  • Bru, Edvin (2009). Kan ikke skylde på bråkmakere. [Avis]; 2009-06-11.
  • Bru, Edvin (2009). Lesevansker og livsvansker - om dysleksi og psykisk helse. 2009-08-19 - 2009-08-20.
  • Bru, Edvin (2009). Urolige barn havner i spesialklasse. [Avis]; 2009-07-21.
  • Bru, Edvin (2009). Urolige elever skaer ikke kammeraters karakterer. [Avis]; 2009-06-11.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Oftedal, Bjørg Frøysland; Bru, Edvin (2009). Conflicts between life values and self-regulation behaviours adults with type 2 diabetes. 2009-10-18 - 2009-10-22.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Oftedal, Bjørg Frøysland; Bru, Edvin (2009). Conflicts between personal self-regulationg goals and life values among adults with type 2 diabetes. 2009-10-18 - 2009-10-22.
  • Idsøe, Thormod; Hagtvet, Knut A.; Bru, Edvin; Midthassel, Unni Vere; Knardahl, Stein (2008). Investigation of work behaviour change among School Psychology Counselors. 2008-08-14 - 2008-08-17.
  • Munthe, Elaine; Cosmovici, Elena Maria; Idsøe, Thormod; Bru, Edvin (2008). Perception of teacher support and on task orientation among pupils with different achievement levels. 2008-03-23 - 2008-03-28.
  • Bru, Edvin (2007). Lærere gir lite støtte. [Avis]; 2007-06-15.
  • Bru, Edvin; Paulsen, Erik (2007). Stille elevar tapar i skulen. [Avis]; 2007-10-15.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Bedre å lære mykje om litt mindre. [Avis]; 2006-06-13.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Bedre å lære mykje om litt mindre. [Avis]; 2006-06-13.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Elevene sliter. [Avis]; 2006-06-16.
  • Bru, Edvin (2006). Elevene stiller større krav enn før. [Avis]; 2006-06-07.
  • Bru, Edvin; Thuen, Elin (2006). Elever mener skolen er meningsløs. [Avis]; 2006-06-16.
  • Thuen, Elin; Bru, Edvin (2006). Elevene mener skolen er meningsløs. [Avis]; 2006-06-16.
  • Thuen, Elin; Bru, Edvin (2006). Elevene sliter. [Avis]; 2006-06-16.
  • Thuen, Elin; Bru, Edvin (2006). Finner ungdomsskolen meningsløs. [Avis]; 2006-06-08.
  • Thuen, Elin; Bru, Edvin (2006). Saknar mening med skolen. [Avis]; 2006-06-15.
  • Thuen, Elin; Bru, Edvin (2006). Saknar mening med skolen. [Avis]; 2006-06-15.
  • Thuen, Elin; Bru, Edvin (2006). Skolen er meningsløs. [Avis]; 2006-06-16.
  • Thuen, Elin; Bru, Edvin (2006). Skolen er meningsløs, synes en av fire ungdomsskoleelever. [Avis]; 2006-06-14.
  • Thuen, Elin; Bru, Edvin (2006). Uten mening, sier hver fjerde elev. [Avis]; 2006-06-06.
  • Veland, Jarmund; Bru, Edvin (2006). 'Verdiløs rangering av skoler.
  • Bru, Edvin (2005). Perceived Cognitive Competence, Perceived Relevance of Schoolwork and the Normative Belief that going against School Norms increases Peer Status as Predictors of Disruptive Behaviour in the Classroom. 2005-08-23 - 2005-08-27.
  • Bru, Edvin; Karlsen, Bjørg; Bjørnson, Ingrid Dirdal (2003). Et bedre liv for voksne med diabetes. Mentale helseproblemer er tre ganger så vanlig blant personer med diabetes som i befolkningen ellers. [Avis]; 2003-05-15.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Bru, Edvin; Dirdal, Ingrid (2003). Effects of a group-based counselling programme on diabetes-related stress, coping, psychological well-being and metabolic control in adults with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. 2003-08-24 - 2003-08-29.
  • Bjørnson, Ingrid Dirdal; Karlsen, Bjørg; Bru, Edvin (2002). Mestring av Diabetes Vitenskapelig utprøving av en veiledningsintervensjon. 2002-11-14 - 2002-11-15.
  • Mykletun, R.J.; Bru, Edvin (2000). TypeA-Behaviour, work stress and muscle-skeletal pain of female hospital staff.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Bru, Edvin (2000). Coping among adults with Type I and Type II diabetes.
  • Bru, Edvin (1999). Social Support at School and Emotional and Musculoskeletal Complaints.
  • Bru, Edvin; Thuen, Elin (1999). Skolemiljø og konsentrasjon.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Bru, Edvin (1999). Coping with diabetes.
  • Boyesen, Marit; Bru, Edvin (1998). Social school climate, peer harassment, emotional problems and musculoskeletal complaints among Norwegian 8th grade students.
  • Bru, Edvin (1998). Mestring av lese- og skrivevansker.
  • Bru, Edvin (1998). Mestring av tilkortkomming.
  • Bru, Edvin; Boyesen, Marit (1998). Skolemiljø og psykososiale vansker. Presentasjon av en kartleggingsundersøkelse.
  • Bru, Edvin; Boyesen, Marit (1998). Small school-classes, small problems? Size of class, peer harassment and emotional problems among Norwegian 8th grade students.
  • Størksen, Svein; Bru, Edvin (1998). Barn og unges mestringsstrategier i møte med skolehverdagen.
  • Boyesen, Marit; Bru, Edvin (1997). Trivsel og tryggleik. Svarfordeling for undersøking i Stord 1996.
  • Bru, Edvin (1997). Skolemiljø -95. Svarfordelinger.
  • Bru, Edvin (1996). Arbeidsdokument: Skolemiljø -95. Svarfordeling for 8. klasse.
  • Aase, Ingunn; Bru, Edvin; Munthe, Elaine (2009). Læring og ernæring - rapport fra pilotundersøkelsen (et empirisk studie).