Research news

Published Dec. 22, 2017 6:17 PM

Professor Hugdahl, who is a Core Researcher at NORMENT, has recently been interviewed by the news magazine of the European Union Vision2020 network.

Published Dec. 6, 2017 3:17 PM

Tobias Kaufmann has been awarded a Young Research Talents Grant from the Research Council of Norway for his project entitled "LifespanHealth". The application was among the 10% that were granted this year.

Published Dec. 1, 2017 1:58 PM

Tobias Kaufmann and colleagues at NORMENT have been awarded a prize for outstanding scientific paper published during the first half-year of 2017.

Published Nov. 27, 2017 2:24 PM

The title of the thesis is "Cannabis use in the early phase of bipolar disorder. A naturalistic longitudinal study of a first treatment sample".

Published Nov. 24, 2017 2:42 PM

The title of the thesis is "Metacognition in severe mental disorders".

Published Nov. 17, 2017 1:47 PM

The title of the thesis is "Brain structure imaging of apathy and auditory hallucinations in psychotic disorders".

Published Nov. 6, 2017 9:45 PM

NORMENT has been granted a second period as a Centre of Excellence (CoE), after a midterm evaluation earlier this year. The overall assessment by the Research Council of Norway was exceptional.

Published Oct. 20, 2017 5:07 PM

A new study published in Molecular Psychiatry shows that the fiber pathways (white matter) throughout the brain is disrupted in people with schizophrenia. Researchers from NORMENT contributed to the study, which is the largest analysis of white matter in a psychiatric disorder to date.

Published Aug. 8, 2017 10:41 AM

Title: Executive functioning in schizophrenia spectrum disorders: Methods of measurement and longitudinal course.

Published July 6, 2017 1:18 PM

Monica Aas, Ingrid Melle, and Trine Vik Lagerberg at NORMENT have contributed chapters on cannabis and severe mental illness in a new book entitled Handbook of Cannabis and Related Pathologies.

Published June 6, 2017 9:40 PM

Title: Understanding brain structure alterations in severe mental disorders: The influence of cigarette smoking, antipsychotic medication and weight gain.

Published May 18, 2017 10:32 AM

Title: The relationship between oxytocin pathway genes and personality traits and psychosis characteristics

Published May 4, 2017 2:27 PM

Researchers at NORMENT are part of an international consortium which recently published the largest MRI study to date on people with bipolar disorder. The study shows that patients have differences in brain regions that control inhibition and emotion.

Published Mar. 31, 2017 1:08 PM

Researchers at NORMENT have contributed to a study of genetic prediction of Alzheimer's disease, which was recently published in PLOS Medicine.

Published Mar. 28, 2017 9:36 AM

NORMENT's Annual Report for 2016 is now published.

Published Feb. 20, 2017 9:25 PM

Like a fingerprint, the connections of the human brain render us distinct from one another. In a study just published in Nature Neuroscience, researchers at NORMENT revealed that such a unique, fingerprint-like pattern evolves during development and is sensitive to mental health.

Published Feb. 20, 2017 5:05 PM

Title: Migration and Vitamin D in psychotic disorders – A cross sectional study of clinical and cognitive correlates

Published Jan. 18, 2017 9:35 PM

Title: Abnormal brain connectivity in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder – a resting state functional MRI study

Published Dec. 30, 2016 1:19 PM

Researchers at NORMENT and University of California San Diego (UCSD) have found a link between six different gene variants and certain personality traits. Further, specific gene variants seem to influence both personality traits and psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The results are published in Nature Genetics.

Published Aug. 17, 2016 4:28 PM

The English newspaper Daily Mail has described a study conducted at NORMENT, which suggests that schizophrenia may be a by-product of the complex evolution of the human brain.

Published Feb. 4, 2016 8:38 AM

Srinivasan, S., Bettella, F., Mattingsdal, M., Wang, Y., Witoelar, A., Schork, A.J., Thompson, W.K., Zuber, V., Winsvold, B.S., Zwart, J.A., Collier, D.A., Desikan, R.S., Melle, I., Werge, T., Dale, A.M., Djurovic, S., Andreassen, O.A., 2015. Genetic Markers of Human Evolution Are Enriched in Schizophrenia. Biological psychiatry.

Published Nov. 20, 2015 10:26 AM
Published Nov. 9, 2015 9:06 AM

Suicidality in schizophrenia spectrum disorders: The relationship to hallucinations and persecutory delusions. European Psychiatry, by Kjelby, E., Sinkeviciute, I., Gjelstad, R., Kroken, R., Løberg, E-M., Jørgensen, H., Hugdahl, K., Jonsen, E.

Published Nov. 6, 2015 9:13 AM

Among the winners of Oslo University Hospital’s prizes for excellent original articles published in the spring term of 2015, we find Tobias Kaufmann.

Published Oct. 20, 2015 2:29 PM

Each year NORMENT gather themselves to be updated on the scientific activities that take place in the center.