Reidar Tyssen

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Phone +47 22851187
Mobile phone +4797150753 +47-97150753
Room 2151b
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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, 2009-2018
  • Research committee in Association of Medical Education Europe (AMEE), 2014-2018
  • Expert panel OECD Education 2030, 2015-

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
Published Apr. 13, 2011 2:41 PM - Last modified Aug. 30, 2019 8:04 AM

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