Reidar Tyssen

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Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 9 Domus Medica 0372 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1111 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Health, illness behaviour, work stress, clinical performance and skills based on a 20-year longitudinal survey of 1000 Norwegian medical students and physicians (NORDOC)
  • Suicidal behaviour
  • Alcohol problems and mental health
  • Work and mental health
  • Subjective well-being and work satisfaction
  • Interventions to prevent development of  distress and burnout

Courses taught

  • MEDSEM 1
  • MEDSEM 4
  • MEDSEM 5
  • MEDSEM 6
  • MEDSEM 11
  • MEDSEM 12

Background

Education

  • 1981 Cand med  University of Bergen
  • 1993 Specialist in Psychaitry
  • 2001 Dr med University of Oslo

Academic positions

  • 2010- Professor I, University of Oslo
    • (Chief of Department 2011-)
  • 2006-2009 Associate Professor II, University of Oslo
  • 2004-2009 Senior researcher (NRC, Almus foundation) 
  • 2001-2004 Postdoc research fellow (NRC)
  • 1995-2001 Doctoral research fellow (NRC- Norwegian Research Council)

Clinical positions

  • 1998- Part time specialist practice in psychiatry, Asker, Oslo (from 2010)
  • 1988-1996 Part time family & emergency medicine (on-call), Lier council, Buskerud
  • 1993-1995 Chief Specialist, Dikemark/Ullevål Hospital, Oslo
  • 1988-1993 Senior House Officer, Dikemark and Ullevål Hospitals
  • 1984-1988 General Practice Medical Director (Distriktslege/Kommunelege), Dyrøy and Lenvik councils, Troms county

Positions held

  • Associate Editor BMC Medical Education
  • Research committee in Association of Medical Education Europe (AMEE)
  • Expert panel OECD Education 2030

Collaboration

Project collaboration with researchers at University of Bergen, University of Tromsø, STAMI, University of British Columbia (Canada), Friedensau Adventist University (Germany), Reykjavik (Iceland), Brisbane (Australia)

Tags: Behaviour, Personality and stress, Alcohol abuse, Work and health, Subjective well-being, Suicidial behaviour, Psychiatric Epidemiology, Longitudinal studies

Publications

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  • Thorberg, Fred Arne; Young, Ross McD; Lyvers, Michael; Connor, Jason P; Tyssen, Reidar; London, Edythe D & Feeney, G.F.X (2017). Alexithymia in alcohol-dependent patients is mediated by stress, anxiety and loss of self-control over drinking. Drug And Alcohol Dependence.  ISSN 0376-8716.  171, s e201- e202
  • Gude, Tore; Hem, Erlend; Tyssen, Reidar; Mahmood, Javed Iqbal; Rø, Karin Isakson & Vaglum, Per Jørgen Wiggen (2016). To regret the choice of medicine as a student, how will it influence doctors’ later career?.
  • Thorberg, Fred Arne; Young, Ross McD; Lyvers, Michael; Connor, Jason P; Tyssen, Reidar; London Danick, Edythe & Feeney, Gerald F.X. (2016). Alexithymia in alcohol-dependent patients is mediated by stress, anxiety and loss of self-control over drinking.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2016). Legeprofesjon, identitet og ledelse. Overlegen.  ISSN 1503-2663.  (3), s 20- 21
  • Gude, Tore; Vaglum, Per Jørgen Wiggen; Mahmood, Javed Iqbal; Hem, Erlend & Tyssen, Reidar (2015). To regret or not to regret, does it matter for physicians’ later functioning?.
  • Mahmood, Javed Iqbal; Grotmol, Kjersti Støen; Tesli, Martin Steen & Tyssen, Reidar (2015). Contextual stress and mental distress as predictors of hazardous drinking in Norwegian medical doctors: a 15-year longitudinal and Nationwide study.
  • Mahmood, Javed Iqbal; Grotmol, Kjersti Støen; Tesli, Martin Steen; Vaglum, Per Jørgen Wiggen & Tyssen, Reidar (2015). Risk factors at medical school for later hazardous drinking: a 10-year longitudinal, nationwide study.
  • Thorberg, Fred Arne; Young, Ross McD; Lyvers, Michael; Connor, Jason P; Tyssen, Reidar; Landheim, Anne; Edythe, London & Feeney, Gerald F.X. (2015). Loss of self-control over drinking and the relationship of alexithymia to quality of life in alcohol-dependent patients. Drug And Alcohol Dependence.  ISSN 0376-8716.  146, s e4 . doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.09.693
  • Thorberg, Fred Arne; Young, Ross McD; Sullivan, Karen A.; Lyvers, Michael; Hurst, Cameron P; Tyssen, Reidar; Noble, Ernest P; London Danick, Edythe; Connor, Jason P & Feeney, Gerald F.X. (2015). A Prospective Mediational Study on the Stability of Alexithymia among Alcohol-Dependent Outpatients in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2015). Hva kan forskning om legers helse lære oss om forebygging i dag?.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2015). Mental health and intervention studies in Norwegian medical students and doctors: a review and update of the NORDOC studies.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2015). Reality weakness trait is linked to both mental health and performance-related issues among Medical students: a nationwide and cross-sectional study (NORDOC)..
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2015). Tiden sårer alle leger - også psykiatere. Hva vet vi om psykisk helse blant psykiatere og andre leger, implikasjoner for forebygging og behandling?.
  • Aagestad, Cecilie; Tyssen, Reidar; Johannessen, Håkon Andre; Gravseth, Hans Magne Ulrik; Tynes, Tore & Sterud, Tom (2014). Psychosocial and organizational risk factors for doctor-certified sick leave. A prospective study of female health and social workers in Norway: the role of violence.
  • de Vibe, Michael; Solhaug, Ida; Halland, Even; Tyssen, Reidar; Rosenvinge, Jan H; Sørlie, Tore; Friborg, Oddgeir & Bjørndal, Arild (2014). Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Norwegian medical and psychology students: Pre-post results from a multisite, randomised controlled study.
  • DeVibe, Michael; Solhaug, Ida; Halland, Even; Tyssen, Reidar; Friborg, Oddgeir; Rosenvinge, Jan H; Sørlie, Tore & Bjørndal, Arild (2014). Mindfulness training for Norwegian medical and psychology students: Pre-post results from a multisite, randomised controlled study.
  • Hertzberg, Tuva Kolstad; Skirbekk, Helge; Aasland, Olaf G.; Tyssen, Reidar & Isaksson Rø, Karin Elisabet (2014). Is it possible to combine being 'a good doctor' with taking care of one's own health? A qualitative study of the importance of professionalism among hospital doctors.
  • Mahmood, Javed Iqbal; Grotmol, Kjersti Støen; Tesli, Martin Steen; Vaglum, Per Jørgen Wiggen & Tyssen, Reidar (2014). Risk Factors at Medical School for Later Hazardous Drinking: A 10-Year Longitudinal, Nationwide Study (NORDOC).
  • Thorberg, Fred Arne; Young, R; Lyvers, Michael; Connor, Jason; Tyssen, Reidar; Landheim, Anne; London, Edyth & Feeney, Gerald F.X. (2014). A prospective study of alexithymia and craving among alcohol-dependent treatment seekers. Drug And Alcohol Dependence.  ISSN 0376-8716.  140, s e225
  • Thorberg, Fred Arne; Young, Ross McD; Lyvers, Michael; Connor, Jason P; Tyssen, Reidar; Landheim, Anne; London Danick, Edythe & Feeney, Gerald F.X. (2014). Loss of self-control over drinking and the relationship of alexithymia to quality of life in alcohol-dependent patients.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2014, 13. februar). Behandlingskvalitet: Amerikanske leger mer tilfredse enn norske.  Dagens Medisin.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2014). Hva kan forskning om legers helse lære oss om forebygging? (2014).
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2014). Medice cura te ipse – om medisineres selvmedisinering og sykdomsatferd.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2014). Mental health and intervention studies in Norwegian medical students and doctors: a review.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2014). Verdens beste helsevesen?. Klassekampen.  ISSN 0805-3839.  s 26- 27
  • Tyssen, Reidar; Palmer, Karen S; Solberg, Ingunn Bjarnadottir; Voltmer, Edgar & Frank, Erica (2014). Physicians’ Perceptions of Quality of Care, Professional Autonomy, and Job Satisfaction in Canada, Norway, and the United States.
  • Isaksson Rø, Karin Elisabet & Tyssen, Reidar (2013). Work-home stress in Norwegian doctors (NORDOC): the role of year-cohort and gender.
  • Solhaug, Ida; de Vibe, Michael; Tyssen, Reidar; Friborg, Oddgeir; Rosenvinge, Jan H; Sørlie, Tore & Bjørndal, Arild (2013). Mindfulness training for medical and psychology students: Initial effects from a multisite, randomised controlled study.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2013). Farer i faget - utbrenthet?.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2013). Legers psykiske helse og utbrenthet, implikasjoner for forebygging og behandling.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2013). Om medisinstudenter og legers mentale helse.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2013). Work-home stress in Norwegian doctors (NORDOC): the role of year-cohort and gender.
  • Frank, Erica; Aasland, Olaf Gjerløw; Brewster, Joan; Puddester, Derek & Tyssen, Reidar (2012). An immersion in peer review: Avoiding common errors and achiving worthwhile joys in physicican health research (workshop).
  • Grotmol, Kjersti Støen; Gude, Tore; Moum, Torbjørn Åge; Vaglum, Per Jørgen Wiggen & Tyssen, Reidar (2012). Work related stress and severe depressive symptoms.
  • Grotmol, Kjersti Støen & Tyssen, Reidar (2012). Drinking and depression in Norwegian doctors: a 15-year longitudinal study.
  • Grotmol, Kjersti Støen & Tyssen, Reidar (2012). Work-related stress and severe depressive symptoms: a 14-year longitudinal study of Norwegian doctors.
  • Hertzberg, Tuva Kolstad; Isaksson Rø, Karin Elisabet & Tyssen, Reidar (2012). Work-home interface stress predicts burnout in Norwegian doctors: a 15-year follow-up study.
  • Hertzberg, Tuva Kolstad; Isaksson Rø, Karin Elisabet & Tyssen, Reidar (2012). Work-home interference predicts burnout in Norwegian doctors: a 15-year follow-up study.
  • Hillestad, Erling Gilhus; Gude, Tore & Tyssen, Reidar (2012). Interpersonal and work-related predictors of perceived team climate and collaboration among physicians: a nationwide 15-year longitudinal study.
  • Isaksson Rø, Karin Elisabet; Tyssen, Reidar; Gude, Tore & Aasland, Olaf Gjerløw (2012). Sick leave after a counseling intervention for burnout gets doctors back on track: a three-year follow-up study of Norwegian doctors.
  • Thorberg, Fred Arne; Young, Ross McD; Sullivan, Karen; Lyvers, Michael; Connor, Jason; Landheim, Anne; Tyssen, Reidar & Feeney, GFX (2012). Alexithymia in alcohol dependent patients: Gender differences, associations with craving and dependence severity.
  • Thorberg, Fred Arne; Young, Ross McD; Sullivan, Karen; Lyvers, Michael; Connor, Jason; Landheim, Anne; Tyssen, Reidar & Feeney, GFX (2012). Alexithymia in alcoholics is mediated by alcohol expectancy, but only for males.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2012). Hva vet vi om legers helse og hvilke implikasjoner har dette for behandling av legepasienter?.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2012). Medisinstudiet – en psykisk belastning?.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2012). Psychiatry – a promising profession ?! (in Young Psychiatrists' programme).
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2012). Psykologiske forsvarsmekanismer på en forståelig måte. (Beresford: Psychological adaptive mechanisms). Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening.  ISSN 0029-2001.  132(22), s 2515- 2515
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2012). Solid lærebok i positiv psykologi for organisasjoner. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening.  ISSN 0029-2001.  132(9), s 1135
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2012). Work-home stress in Norwegian doctors: the role of year-chort and gender.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2012). Work-home stress in Norwegian doctors: the role of year-cohort and gender.
  • Tyssen, Reidar; Dyrbye, Lotte; Dahlin, Marie; Prins, Jelle & Voltmer, Edgar (2012). Is it the job or the person: Controversy in how to respond to the high prevalence of distress amongst physicians in training and practice (symposium).
  • Tyssen, Reidar; Solhaug, Ida & de Vibe, Michael (2012). Mental distress and intervention studies in Norwegian medical students.
  • Tyssen, Reidar; Solhaug, Ida & de Vibe, Michael (2012). Mental distress and intervention studies in Norwegian medical students (in symposium Bridging Western and Eastern psychiatry – anxiety and depression).
  • Voltmer, Edgar; Tyssen, Reidar; Palmer, Karen; Solberg, Ingunn Bjarnadottir & Frank, Erica (2012). Job satisfaction and perceived professional autonomy in Canadian, Norwegian and US physicians.
  • Grotmol, Kjersti Støen; Gude, Tore; Moum, Torbjørn; Vaglum, Per Jørgen Wiggen & Tyssen, Reidar (2011). Medical school predictors of severe depressive symptoms.
  • Hertzberg, Tuva Kolstad; Isaksson Rø, Karin Elisabet & Tyssen, Reidar (2011). Work-home interference predicts burnout in Norwegian doctors: a 15-year follow-up study.
  • Isaksson Rø, Karin Elisabet; Tyssen, Reidar; Gude, Tore & Aasland, Olaf Gjerløw (2011). Sick leave after a counselling intervention prevents later burnout: a three-year follow-up study of Norwegian doctors.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2011, 04. november). Farlige alko-forventninger. [Internett].  Forskning.no.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2011). Hva vet vi om mental helse og rusproblemer blant leger?.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2011, 01. juni). Ikke nok spesialister.  Verdens Gang (VG).
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2011). Legen som pasient.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2011). Legers helse og legen som pasient.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2011). Work and mental health: what can we learn from a 15-year longitudinal study of Norwegian doctors?.
  • Tyssen, Reidar & Grotmol, Kjersti Støen (2011). Drinking and depression: course and gender issues in Norwegian medical students and doctors over 15 years (NORDOC).
  • Tyssen, Reidar; Loge, Jon Håvard & Håkensen, Siv Tonje (2011, 20. oktober). Krevende klinisk kommunikasjon. [Internett].  Webside UIO Det medisinske fakultet.
  • Tyssen, Reidar & Valeur, Hanne Støre (2011, 01. oktober). Forsker på legers helse.  Forum for yngre leger (YLF forum).
  • Frank, Erica; Brewster, Joan; Puddester, Derek; Tyssen, Reidar & Aasland, Olaf Gjerløw (2010). Avoiding common errors in physician health research.
  • Grotmol, Kjersti Støen & Tyssen, Reidar (2010). Medical school predictors of severe depressive symptoms: a 15-year longitudinal, nationwide study among Norwegian physicians.
  • Isaksson Rø, Karin Elisabet; Tyssen, Reidar; Aasland, Olaf Gjerløw; Gude, Tore; Hoffart, Asle & Sexton, Hal (2010). A three-year cohort study of the relationships between coping, job stress and burnout after a counselling intervention for help-seeking physicians.
  • Tyssen, Reidar (2010). Legers Arbeidsmiljø.

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