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Health Professionals

A leading research group in the field of mental health and work among medical students and physicians.

Medical doctors at work

Photo: Øystein H. Horgmo, UiO

About the group

Strategy and objectives

Our special focus is longitudinal studies on work, mental health, substance abuse, and intervention studies – in particular among health professionals

We aim to be a leading group in this field, both nationally and internationally

Long-term objectives

  • Further develop expertise in longtudinal studies of representative cohorts in order to identify course and possible risk factors
  • Elaborate effective interventions to improve mental health and reslilience in health professionals and others
  • Maintain high standards with respect to research supervision and quantitative research methods (such as multilevel repeated measures), but also to increase knowledge in use of qualitative methods
  • Develop further collaboration with other national and international research institutions
Published Feb. 22, 2011 1:13 PM - Last modified Jan. 24, 2018 9:11 AM


Dept. of Behavioural Sciences
Domus Medica
Sognsvannsveien 9
0372 Oslo

Group leader