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Professor
Bjørg Karlsen { "honorific-suffix": "Professor", "fn": "Bjørg Karlsen", "tel": "Telephone: +47 51834168", "email": "bjorg.karlsen@uis.no" }

Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Department Department of Public Health
Room KA A-283

Courses taught

Research fields

Present research activities and fields of interest:

Coping with diabetes, coping with chronic disease, motivation for diabetes self-management, psychosocial aspects of living with chronic disease, patient-centered counseling.

Selected publications

Selected publications:

 

Peer-reviewed publications:

 

Morken, I. M., Norekvål, T.M., Isaksen, K., Munk, P.S., Karlsen, B. &

Larsen, A.I (2012). Increased confidence to engage in physical exertion:

older ICD recipients? experiences of participating in an exercise training

program. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. Online publ. DOI:

10.1177/1474515111435885.

 

Alstveit, M., Severinsson, E. & Karlsen, B. (2011).Readjusting one?s life in

the   tension inherent in work and motherhood. Journal of Advanced

Nursing, 67, (10), 2151-2160.

 

Alstveit, M., Severinsson, E. & Karlsen, B. (2011). Maternity care

professionals? perceptions of supporting employed women in Norway.

Nursing and Health Sciences, 13, 316-322.

 

Karlsen, B., Bru, E.  & Oftedal, B. (2011). The relationship between

clinical indicators, coping styles,  perceived support and diabetes-related

emotional distress among adults with type 2 diabetes. Journal of

Advanced Nursing.  Online publ. Doi.10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05751.x

 

Oftedal, B., Karlsen, B. & Bru, E. (2011).  Motivation for diet and exercise management among adults with type 2 diabetes. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Science.  Online publ. Doi: 10.1111/j.1471-6712.2011.00884.x

 

Oftedal, B., Bru, E. & Karlsen, B. (2011). Social support as a motivator of

self-management among  adults with type 2 diabetesJournal of Nursing

and Healthcare of Chronic Illness, 3: 12 - 22.

 

Graue, M., Haugstvedt, S., Wentzel-Larsen, T. Iversen, M.M., Karlsen, B.

and Rokne, B. Diabetes-reltaed emotional distress in adults: Reliability and

validity of the Norwegian versions of the Problem Areas in Diabetes Scale

(PAID) and the Diabetes Distress Scale (DDS). International Journal of

Nursing  Studies. Online publ. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2011.08.007.

 

Alstveit, M., Severinsson, E. & Karlsen, B. (2010) Obtaining confirmation through social relationships ? Norwegian first-time mothers. Nursing and Health Sciences, 12: 113-118.

 

Oftedal B; Karlsen B; Bru E. (2010) Perceived support from healthcare practitioners among adults with type 2 diabetes,  Journal of Advanced Nursing, 66 1500-9.

 

Alstveit, M., Severinsson, E. & Karlsen, B. (2010). Living on the edge of

being overstretched ? A Norwegian qualitative study of employed pregnant

women. Health Care for Women International, 31: 533-551.

 

Oftedal, B. Karlsen, B.  & Bru, E. (2010). Life values and self-regulation

behaviours among adults with type 2 diabetes. Journal of Clinical Nursing,

19: 2548-2556.

 

Oftedal, B., Karlsen, B. & Bru, E. (2010). Perceived support from

healthcare practitioners among adults with type 2 diabetes. Journal of

Advanced Nursing, 66:1500-1509.

 

Morken, I., Severinsson, E. & Karlsen, B. (2009).  "Reconstructing

unpredictability: Experiences of living with an Implantable Cardioverter

Defibrillator over time". Journal of Clinical Nursing, 19: 537 ? 546.

 

Karlsen, B. (2005). Pasientopplæring, egenansvar, livskvalitet og

metabolsk kontroll hos personer med diabetes. Norsk Tidsskrift for

sykepleieforskning, 7: 18 ? 29.

 

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: 299-

308.

 

Karlsen, B., Idsoe, T., Hanestad, B.R., Murberg, T. & Bru, E. (2004).

Perceptions of support, diabetesrelated coping and psychological well

-being in adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.  Psychology, Health &

Medicine, 9: 53-70.

 

Karlsen B, Bru E. (2002).  Coping styles among adults with Type I and Type II diabetes. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 7: 245 ? 259.

 

Karlsen B, Bru E, Hanestad BR. (2002). Self-reported psychological well-being and disease-related strains among adults with diabetes. Psychology and Health, 17: 459 ? 473.

 

Karlsen, B. (1997). Hospital Nurses? Perceptions of Patient Teaching.

Scand J Caring Sci, 11: 97-103.

 

 

International conference proceedings

Karlsen, B., Oftedal, B. & Bru, E. (2009). Conflicts between personal self

-regulating goals and life values among adults with type 2 diabetes.

Abstract book: IDF: 20th world diabetes congress, Montreal, 18-22

October: 271.

 

Oftedal, B. & Karlsen, B. (2008). Motivation for self-regulation in adults with type 2 diabetes. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being. Supplement 2; 3: 27.

 

Karlsen, B., Bru, E., & Dirdal, I. (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

diabetes. Diabetes metabolism (poster displays). 18th International

Diabetes Federation Congress. Paris, 24 ? 29 August: pp 4S369.

 

Karlsen, B. (2001). Perceived social support and diabetes-related coping

 styles among adults with  diabetes. Abstract Book ?Health Psychology

2001. Changing Behaviour: Health and Healthcare?. 15th

Conference of the European Health Psychology Society. St. Andrews,

Scotland, Sept. 5th ? 8th: pp 113.

 

Karlsen B. & Bru E. (2000). Coping among adults with Type I and Type II

diabetes. Abstract Book ?Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice?. 17th

International Diabetes Federation Congress. Mexico

City, nov. 5 ? 10: pp S231.

 

Karlsen B. (2000) Coping with diabetes. Book of Abstract ?Challenges for

Nurses in the 21st Century: Health Promotion, Prevention and

Intervention?. 10th Biennial Conference of the Workgroup of European

Nurse Researchers, Reykjavik, 25 ? 27 May: pp 12.

 

 

Other professional publications

Karlsen, B. (2004). Coping with diabetes. A study of factors influencing

psychological well-being and coping in adults with diabetes. Doctoral

thesis. Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care,

Section of Nursing Science, University of Bergen, Norway.

 

Karlsen, B. (2011).  Den individuelle veiledningssamtalen ? nøkkel til

bedret mestring? I A. Skafjeld og M. Graue (red.) Diabetes ? forebygging,

oppfølging og behandling. Oslo: Akribe Forlag. (In Norwegian).

 

Karlsen B. (2007). Gruppebasert veiledning for å fremme veiledning av

diabetes. I E. Gjengedal og B.  R. Hanestad (red.), Å leve med kronisk

sykdom. En varig kursendring (s. 315 ? 330). Oslo: Cappelen

Akademiske Forlag. (In Norwegian).

 

Research in progress

Previous experience in directing research:

2006 - 2014       Director of the research project, ?Motivation for self-regulation among adults with type 2 diabetes?. The project has received research grants from the Norwegian Diabetes Association.

Work experience

Present position: Associate Professor in Nursing Science

Scientific publications (from Cristin)

  • Christoffersen Pawlica, Anja; Øye, Christine (veileder); Karlsen, Bjørg (veileder); Akerjordet, Kristin (veileder); Petersen, Karin Anna (veileder) (2018). Private hjem som utstillingsvindu og tildekket miskjent tvang? Om re-oppdragelse av psykisk lidende og påføring av samfunnets orden. Universitet i Stavanger. ISBN 978-82-7644-771-2. 617 p.
  • Lie, Silje Stangeland; Karlsen, Bjørg (veileder); Oftedal, Bjørg Frøysland (veileder) (2018). An eHealth intervention based on the Guided Self-determination program for adults With type 2 diabetes in general practice. University of Stavanger. ISBN 978-82-7644-795-8. 220 p.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2004). Coping with diabetes. A study of factors influencing psychological well-being and coping in adults with diabetes. Universitetet i Bergen. ISBN 8277881797. 154 p.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (1998). Mellom barken og veden. En studie av årsaker til turnover blant sykepleierne på prosjektposten, Sentralsjukehuset i Rogaland. Høgskolen i Stavanger. ISBN 8276440509. 35 p.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Råheim, V. (1997). Årsrapport for prosjektposten 3A for studieårene 1995/96 og 1996/97. Institutt for sykepleierutdanning, HiS. 28 p.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (1996). Plan for FoU- arbeid ved prosjektposten 3A, 1996-2000. HiS, Institutt for sykepleierutdanning.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Halseth, Åse R. (1996). Prosjektposten.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Halseth, Åse R. (1996). Årsrapport for prosjektposten 3A,høsten 1994 og våren 1995. HiS, Institutt for sykepleierutdanning.
  • Oftedal, Bjørg Frøysland; Kolltveit, Beate-Christin Hope; Graue, Marit; Vibeke, Zoffmann; Karlsen, Bjørg; Kristoffersen, Margareth (2017). Diabetes eHealth Intervention may disrupt the patterns of nurse-patient communication in the primary care. Foundation of European Nurses in Diabetes; 2017-09-08 - 2017-09-09.
  • Tjoflåt, Ingrid; Karlsen, Bjørg; Hansen, Britt Sætre (2017). Transcontinental knowledge sharing: Experiences of Malagasy and Norwegian nurse students participating in an exchange program. 2017-10-02 - 2017-10-03.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2016). Mestring som mulighet.
  • Lie, Silje Stangeland; Karlsen, Bjørg; Oftedal, Bjørg Frøysland (2016). Dropout from internet counselling – a qualitative study. 2016-05-09 - 2016-05-10.
  • Lie, Silje Stangeland; Karlsen, Bjørg; Oftedal, Bjørg Frøysland (2016). Web-based Counselling For Adults With Type 2 Diabetes - The “Drop-outs” Experiences. Diabetesforbundet; 2016-04-27 - 2016-04-29.
  • Oftedal, Bjørg Frøysland; Karlsen, Bjørg (2016). E-konsultasjoner i allmennpraksis for personer med type 2 diabetes.
  • Tjoflåt, Ingrid; Karlsen, Bjørg; Hansen, Britt Sætre (2016). Promoting nursing care during humanitarian assignments overseas: Experiences from the perspectives of Norwegian nurses. 2016-05-18 - 2016-05-20.
  • Lie, Silje Stangeland; Karlsen, Bjørg; Oftedal, Bjørg Frøysland (2015). Development and testing of an internet-based guided self-determination programme to promote self-management for adults with type 2 diabetes - Feasibility testing of the internet-based guided self-determination programme. DiaBEST Research group; 2015-04-27 - 2015-04-28.
  • Lie, Silje Stangeland; Karlsen, Bjørg; Oftedal, Bjørg Frøysland (2015). DiaWeb - internettbasert veiledning for personer med type 2 diabetes i allmennpraksis. Helsedirektoratet og NK LMH; 2015-11-18 - 2015-11-20.
  • Oftedal, Bjørg Frøysland; Stangeland Lie, Silje; Karlsen, Bjørg (2015). Nettbasert veiledning for personer med type 2 diabetes i allmennpraksis.
  • Karlsen, Jan Erik; Karlsen, Bjørg (2014). Snapshot fra vår forskning. Madla Rotary forening; 2014-01-28.
  • Karlsen, Jan Erik; Karlsen, Bjørg (2014). Universitetet i Stavanger. 10-års historie - 1000 års fremtid?.
  • Graue, Marit; Hörnstein, Åsa; Karlsen, Bjørg; Sigurdardottir, AK (2013). Diabetes nursing research: 6th Nordic conference.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2013). Teoretisk referanseramme i masteroppgaven. Høgskolen i Bergen;
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Karlsen, Jan Erik (2013). Slå sammen Bergen og Stavanger!.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Karlsen, Jan Erik (2013). Vitenskap som yrke.
  • Karlsen, Jan Erik; Karlsen, Bjørg (2013). Landsdelsuniversitet eller provinsskole?.
  • Karlsen, Jan Erik; Karlsen, Bjørg (2013). Vestlandet - en helseregion in verdensklasse?.
  • 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.
  • Tjoflåt, Ingrid; Karlsen, Bjørg (2013). Building clinical practice in the Palestine Red Crescent operation theatres in Lebanon:reflections from the perspective of an expatriate nurse.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Karlsen, Jan Erik (2012). Helsesektorens moderne tjenerskap.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Karlsen, Jan Erik (2012). Helsesektorens moderne tjenerskap.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Karlsen, Jan Erik (2012). Store forskjeller i helsefare på jobb.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Karlsen, Jan Erik (2012). Utskrivningsklar, uønsket og ureturnerbar?.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Oftedal, Bjørg Frøysland (2012). Konflikter mellom viktige livsverdier og krav til diabetesregulerende atferd - en kvalitativ studie blant voksne med type 2 diabetes. Norske sykepleierforbund; 2012-09-25 - 2012-09-26.
  • 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.
  • Morken, Ingvild Margreta; Norekvål, Tone M.; Isaksen, Kjetil; Munk, Peter Scott; Larsen, Alf Inge; Karlsen, Bjørg (2012). Increased confidence to engage in physical exertion; older recipients’ experiences of participating in an exercise training programme. 2012-03-16 - 2012-03-17.
  • Alstveit, Marit; Karlsen, Bjørg; Severinsson, Ingeborg Elisabeth (2011). Mor eller medarbeider.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Karlsen, Jan Erik (2011). Finnes velferdsfellen?.
  • Karlsen, Jan Erik; Karlsen, Bjørg (2011). Den norske pasientens fremtid.
  • Karlsen, Jan Erik; Karlsen, Bjørg (2011). Store ord og fett flesk?.
  • Alstveit, Marit; Alstveit, Marit; Severinsson, Elisabeth; Karlsen, Bjørg (2010). Kvinner på randen av forstrekkelse.
  • Alstveit, Marit; Alstveit, Marit; Severinsson, Elisabeth; Karlsen, Bjørg (2010). Mor trenger bekreftelse.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2010). Motivasjon - nøkkelen til regulering av diabetes. 2010-03-20.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2010). Motivasjon - nøkkelen til regulering av type 2 diabetes. 2010-03-24.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Karlsen, Jan Erik (2010). Helseregion i verdensklasse?.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Karlsen, Jan Erik (2010). Helseregion i verdensklasse?.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Karlsen, Jan Erik (2010). Pensjon, helse og det gode liv.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Karlsen, Jan Erik (2010). Pensjon, helse og det gode liv.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Karlsen, Jan Erik (2010). Veier til god helse.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Karlsen, Jan Erik (2010). Veier til god helse.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Oftedal, Bjørg Frøysland (2010). Støtte fra helsepersonell ? viktig motivator i selvreguleringen av type 2-diabetes.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Karlsen, Jan Erik (2009). Feilslått profesjonsutdanning?.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Karlsen, Jan Erik (2009). Vårt nye helsebilde.
  • 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.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2008). Hvordan mestre dagliglivet med diabetes. 2008-10-22.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Karlsen, Jan Erik (2008). Akuttmottak i krise?.
  • Oftedal, Bjørg Frøysland; Karlsen, Bjørg (2008). Motivasjon - et nøkkelbegrep for regulering av type 2 diabetes.
  • Oftedal, Bjørg Frøysland; Karlsen, Bjørg (2008). Motivation for self-regulation in adults with type 2 diabetes. 2008-05-19 - 2008-05-20.
  • Oftedal, Bjørg Frøysland; Karlsen, Bjørg (2008). Motivation for self-regulation in adults with type 2 diabetes.
  • Oftedal, Bjørg Frøysland; Karlsen, Bjørg (2008). Motivation for self-regulation in adults with type 2 diabetes. 2008-05-19 - 2008-05-20.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Oftedal, Bjørg Frøysland (2007). Motivasjon for selvregulering hos voksne med type 2-diabetes.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2006). Pasientens beslutningsprosess - hvilket grunnlag legges til grunn? Nettverksmøte med DESG.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Nordstokke, O; Severinsson, Elisabeth; Morken, Ingvild; Solli, T; Berg, L; Svihus, I; Syre, AK (2006). Living with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator - A qualitative study. 2006-06-02 - 2006-06-06.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2005). Mestring av diabetes. Hvordan motivere pasienten til å ta kontroll over sin sykdom?. 2005-03-03 - 2005-03-04.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2005). Å mestre dagliglivet med diabetes.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2004). Hva er dokumentasjonen for at økt vekt på livskvalitet, opplæring og egenansvar for behandlingen gir bedre sykdomskontroll hos personer med diabetes?. 2004-09-16.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2004). Mestring. Hvordan fremme og vedlikeholde motivasjon i vårt arbeid hos pasienter med diabetes?.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2004). Mestring. Hvordan fremme og vedlikeholde motivasjon i vårt arbeid hos pasienter med diabetes. 2004-03-11.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2004). Nytt liv for voksne med diabetes.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2004). Å mestre dagliglivet med diabetes.
  • 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. [Newspaper]; 2003-05-15.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2003). "Coping" as a Scientific Concept. 2003-04-10.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2003). Mestring av kronisk sykdom. 2003-03-22.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2003). Nytt om forskning. Kunnskapsstatus. Psykososiale aspekter. 2003-05-09.
  • 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.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2002). Effects of a group-based counselling program in adults with diabetes. 2002-11-13.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2001). Coping styles among adults with Type I and Type II diabetes.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2001). Perceived social support and coping. Adults with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. 2001-11-16 - 2001-11-17.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2001). Perceived social support and diabetes-related coping styles among adults with diabetes. 2001-09-05 - 2001-09-08.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2001). Psykisk velvære blant personer med diabetes. Konsekvenser for helsetilbudet. Norges Diabetesforbund, Rogaland.; 2001-05-02.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2000). Coping with diabetes.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2000). Lev bedre med diabetes.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2000). Mestringstrategier blant personer med diabetes.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (2000). Psykisk velvære blant personer med diabetes.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Bru, Edvin (2000). Coping among adults with Type I and Type II diabetes.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Bru, Edvin (2000). Mer angst og depresjoner.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg; Bru, Edvin (1999). Coping with diabetes.
  • Karlsen, Bjørg (1998). Ideals and realities in nurses' patient teaching.