Cathrine Abrahamsen

Doctoral Research Fellow - Departement of General Practice
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Mobile phone 45868340
Room 207
Visiting address Nedre Ullevål 9 Fredrik Holsts hus 0850 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1130 Blindern 0318 Oslo

Academic interests

GP and specialist in family medicine. Big heart for how communication can contribute to coping and a health effect in patients.

Courses taught

Keeps lectures in how general practitioners can  manage difficult sickleave assesments. I also keeps lectures in training general practitioners use of  a structured convercation tool I have developed  named "Individual Challenge Inventory Tool" -ICIT. 


General practitioner (Færder municipality), specialist in general medicine. Further education in cognitive therapy. Trained group supervisor for general practitioners in specialization (ALIS). University lecturer UiO. Worked as a doctor at the county's psychiatric department at the Hospital in Vestfold.


General practitioner (GP),Conversation tool, Cognitive therapy, Work-focused cognitive therapy, Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms (MUPS), Sick leave

Positions held

Primary hyperparathyroidism in kidney stone patients at Sykehuset Buskerud 2001. Award for best abstract Norwegian surgical association autumn 2002. C.Abrahamsen, C.Eek, Haffner, R H. Hagen.


The Mind Body Lab


  • Abrahamsen, Cathrine; Lindbæk, Morten & Werner, Erik Lønnmark (2022). Experiences with a structured conversation tool: a qualitative study on feasibility in general practice in Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. ISSN 0281-3432. 40(2). doi: 10.1080/02813432.2022.2076396.

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