Elfrida Hartveit Kvarstein

Associate Professor - Adult Psychiatry Unit
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Visiting address Department for Personality Psychiatry Building 22 Oslo University Hospital - Ullevål
Postal address Postboks 1039 Blindern 0315 Oslo

Publications

  • Folmo, Espen Jan; Langjord, Tuva; Myhrvold, Nini; Stänicke, Erik; Lind, Majse & Kvarstein, Elfrida Hartveit (2022). Pedagogical stance in mentalization-based treatment. Journal of Clinical Psychology. ISSN 0021-9762. p. 1–21. doi: 10.1002/jclp.23335. Full text in Research Archive
  • Kvarstein, Elfrida Hartveit; Zahl, Kjell_Einar; Stänicke, Line Indrevoll; Pettersen, MS; Baltzersen, Åse-Line & Johansen, Merete Selsbakk [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2021). Vulnerability of personality disorder during COVID-19 crises: a multicenter survey of mental and social distress among patients referred to treatment. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry. ISSN 0803-9488. doi: 10.1080/08039488.2021.1942980..
  • Pedersen, Geir Arild Feigum; Normann, Eivind; Eikenæs, Ingeborg Helene Ulltveit-Moe; Kvarstein, Elfrida Hartveit & Wilberg, Theresa (2021). Psychometric evaluation of the Norwegian Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS-20) in a multi-site clinical sample of patients with personality disorders and personality problems. Journal of Clinical Psychology. ISSN 0021-9762. doi: 10.1002/jclp.23270. Full text in Research Archive
  • Kvarstein, Elfrida Hartveit; Zahl, Kjell_Einar; Stänicke, Line Indrevoll; Pettersen, Mona Skjeklesæther; Baltzersen, Åse-Line & Johansen, Merete Selsbakk [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2021). Vulnerability of personality disorder during the Covid-19 crises – a multicenter survey of treatment experiences among patients referred to treatment. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry. ISSN 0803-9488. 76(1), p. 52–63. doi: 10.1080/08039488.2021.1934110. Full text in Research Archive
  • Kvarstein, Elfrida Hartveit; Antonsen, Bjørnar Torske; Klungsøyr, Ole; Pedersen, Geir Arild Feigum & Wilberg, Theresa (2021). A Longitudinal, Observational Study Investigating Predictors of Change in a Clinical Sample. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment. ISSN 1949-2715. doi: 10.1037/per0000471.
  • Pedersen, Geir Feigum; Kvarstein, Elfrida Hartveit; Wilberg, Theresa; Folmo, Espen; Burlingame, Gary M. & Lorentzen, Steinar (2021). The Group Questionnaire (GQ)—Psychometric Properties Among Outpatients With Personality Disorders. Group Dynamics. ISSN 1089-2699. doi: 10.1037/gdn0000176. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ditlefsen, Ingrid Tande; Nissen-Lie, Helene Amundsen; Andenæs, Agnes; Normann-Eide, Eivind; Johansen, Merete Selsbak & Kvarstein, Elfrida Hartveit (2021). “Yes, There Is Actually Hope!”—A Qualitative Investigation of How Patients Experience Mentalization-Based Psychoeducation Tailored for Borderline Personality Disorder. Journal of psychotherapy integration. ISSN 1053-0479. 31(3), p. 257–276. doi: 10.1037/int0000243.
  • Kvarstein, Elfrida Hartveit; Folmo, Espen Jan; Antonsen, Bjørnar Torske; Norman-Eide, Eivind; Pedersen, Geir Arild Feigum & Wilberg, Theresa (2020). Social Cognition Capacities as Predictors of Outcome in Mentalization-Based Treatment (MBT). Frontiers in Psychiatry. ISSN 1664-0640. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00691.
  • Simonsen, Sebastian; Eikenæs, Ingeborg Helene Ulltveit-Moe; Bach, Bo; Kvarstein, Elfrida H; Gondan, Matthias & Bjerrum Møller, Stine [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2020). Level of alexithymia as a measure of personality dysfunction in avoidant personality disorder. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry. ISSN 0803-9488. doi: 10.1080/08039488.2020.1841290.
  • Kvarstein, Elfrida H; Folmo, Espen; Antonsen, Bjørnar Torske; Normann, Eivind; Pedersen, Geir & Wilberg, Theresa (2020). Social Cognition Capacities as Predictors of Outcome in Mentalization-Based Treatment (MBT). Frontiers in Psychiatry. ISSN 1664-0640. 11, p. 1–12. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00691. Full text in Research Archive
  • Folmo, Espen; Stänicke, Erik; Johansen, Merete Selsbakk; Pedersen, Geir Feigum & Kvarstein, Elfrida H (2020). Development of therapeutic alliance in mentalization-based treatment—Goals, Bonds, and Tasks in a specialized treatment for borderline personality disorder. Psychotherapy Research. ISSN 1050-3307. p. 1–15. doi: 10.1080/10503307.2020.1831097. Full text in Research Archive
  • Karterud, Sigmund & Kvarstein, Elfrida H (2019). Misleading about MBT in Oslo. BMC Psychiatry. ISSN 1471-244X. 19(1). doi: 10.1186/s12888-019-2193-5.
  • Christensen, Tore Buer; Hummelen, Benjamin; Paap, Muirne C. S.; Eikenæs, Ingeborg Helene; Germans Selvik, Sara & Kvarstein, Elfrida H [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2019). Evaluation of Diagnostic Thresholds for Criterion A in the Alternative DSM-5 Model for Personality Disorders . Journal of Personality Disorders. ISSN 0885-579X. 34, p. 40–61. doi: 10.1521/pedi_2019_33_455. Full text in Research Archive
  • Folmo, Espen Jan; Karterud, Sigmund; Kongerslev, Mickey; Kvarstein, Elfrida H & Stänicke, Erik (2019). Battles of the Comfort Zone: Modelling Therapeutic Strategy, Alliance, and Epistemic Trust—A Qualitative Study of Mentalization-Based Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy. ISSN 0022-0116. p. 1–11. doi: 10.1007/s10879-018-09414-3.
  • Normann, Eivind; Antonsen, Bjørnar Torske; Kvarstein, Elfrida H; Pedersen, Geir Feigum; Vaskinn, Anja & Wilberg, Theresa (2019). Are impairments in theory of mind specific to borderline personality disorder? Journal of Personality Disorders. ISSN 0885-579X. 34(6), p. 827–841. doi: 10.1521/pedi_2019_33_417. Full text in Research Archive
  • Kvarstein, Elfrida H; Pedersen, Geir Feigum; Folmo, Espen; Urnes, Øyvind; Hummelen, Benjamin & Wilberg, Theresa [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2019). Mentalization-based treatment or psychodynamic treatment programs for patients with borderline personality disorder – the impact of clinical severity. . Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice. ISSN 1476-0835. 92(1), p. 91–111. doi: 10.1111/papt.12179. Full text in Research Archive
  • Holth, Fredrik; Walby, Fredrik A; Røstbakken, Thea; Lunde, Ingeborg; Ringen, Petter Andreas & Ramleth, Ruth-Kari [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2018). Extreme challenges: psychiatric inpatients with severe self-harming behavior in Norway: a national screening investigation. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry. ISSN 0803-9488. 72(8), p. 605–612. doi: 10.1080/08039488.2018.1511751.
  • Johansen, Merete Selsbakk; Karterud, Sigmund; Normann, Eivind; Rø, Frida Gullestad; Kvarstein, Elfrida H & Wilberg, Theresa (2018). The relationship between reflective functioning and affect consciousness in patients with avoidant and borderline personality disorders. Psychoanalytic psychology. ISSN 0736-9735. 35(4), p. 382–393. doi: 10.1037/pap0000169.
  • Christensen, Tore Buer; Paap, Muirne C. S.; Arnesen, Marianne; Koritzinsky, Karoline H.; Nysæter, Tor Erik & Eikenæs, Ingeborg Helene [Show all 14 contributors for this article] (2018). Interrater reliability of the structured clinical interview for the DSM-5 alternative model of personality disorders module i: Level of personality functioning scale. Journal of Personality Assessment. ISSN 0022-3891. 100(6), p. 630–641. doi: 10.1080/00223891.2018.1483377. Full text in Research Archive
  • Pedersen, Geir Feigum; Urnes, Øyvind; Hummelen, Benjamin; Wilberg, Theresa & Kvarstein, Elfrida H (2018). Revised manual for the Global Assessment of Functioning scale. European psychiatry. ISSN 0924-9338. 51, p. 16–19. doi: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2017.12.028.
  • Pedersen, Geir Feigum; Kvarstein, Elfrida H & Wilberg, Theresa (2017). The Work and Social Adjustment Scale: Psychometric properties and validity among males and females, and outpatients with and without personality disorders. Personality and Mental Health. ISSN 1932-8621. 11(4), p. 215–228. doi: 10.1002/pmh.1382.
  • Folmo, Espen Jan; Karterud, Sigmund; Bremer, Kjetil; Wahlter, Kristoffer Lygren; Kvarstein, Elfrida H & Pedersen, Geir Feigum (2017). The design of the MBT-G adherence and quality scale. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. ISSN 0036-5564. 58(4), p. 341–349. doi: 10.1111/sjop.12375.
  • Kvarstein, Elfrida H; Nordviste, Ola; Dragland, Lone Irene & Wilberg, Theresa (2017). Outpatient psychodynamic group psychotherapy – outcomes related to personality disorder, severity, age and gender. Personality and Mental Health. ISSN 1932-8621. 11(1), p. 37–50. doi: 10.1002/pmh.1352.
  • Antonsen, Bjørnar Torske; Kvarstein, Elfrida H; Urnes, Øyvind; Hummelen, Benjamin; Karterud, Sigmund & Wilberg, Theresa (2017). Favourable outcome of long-term combined psychotherapy for patients with borderline personality disorder: Six-year follow-up of a randomized study. Psychotherapy Research. ISSN 1050-3307. 27(1), p. 51–63. doi: 10.1080/10503307.2015.1072283.
  • Antonsen, Bjørnar Torske; Johansen, Merete Selsbakk; Rø, Frida Gullestad; Kvarstein, Elfrida H & Wilberg, Theresa (2016). Is reflective functioning associated with clinical symptoms and long-term course in patients with personality disorders? Comprehensive Psychiatry. ISSN 0010-440X. 64, p. 46–58. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2015.05.016.
  • Johansen, Merete Selsbakk; Normann, Eivind; Normann-Eide, Tone; Klungsøyr, Ole; Kvarstein, Elfrida Hartveit & Wilberg, Theresa (2016). Relationship Between Affect Consciousness and Personality Functioning in Patients With Personality Disorders: A Prospective Study. Journal of Personality Disorders. ISSN 0885-579X. 30(5), p. 633–652. doi: 10.1521/pedi_2015_29_220.
  • Kvarstein, Elfrida Hartveit; Pedersen, Geir Feigum; Urnes, Øyvind; Hummelen, Benjamin; Wilberg, Theresa & Karterud, Sigmund (2015). Changing from a traditional psychodynamic treatment programme to mentalization-based treatment for patients with borderline personality disorder - Does it make a difference? Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice. ISSN 1476-0835. 88(1), p. 71–86. doi: 10.1111/papt.12036.
  • Pedersen, Geir Feigum; Urnes, Øyvind; Kvarstein, Elfrida H & Karterud, Sigmund (2014). The three factors of the psychoticism scale of SCL-90-R. Personality and Mental Health. ISSN 1932-8621. 10(3), p. 244–255. doi: 10.1002/pmh.1278.
  • Wilberg, Theresa; Kvarstein, Elfrida Hartveit & Røvik, Jan Ole (2014). Pasienter med personlighetsforstyrrelse i avtalepraksis. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. ISSN 0029-2001. 134(23/24), p. 2267–2271. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.13.1581.
  • Antonsen, Bjørnar Torske; Klungsøyr, Ole; Kamps, Anne; Hummelen, Benjamin; Johansen, Merete Selsbakk & Pedersen, Geir Feigum [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2014). Step-down versus outpatient psychotherapeutic treatment for personality disorders: 6-year follow-up of the Ullevål personality project. BMC Psychiatry. ISSN 1471-244X. 14(119). doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-14-119.
  • Kvarstein, Elfrida Hartveit; Arnevik, Espen Kristian; Halsteinli, Vidar; Rø, Frida Gullestad; Karterud, Sigmund & Wilberg, Theresa (2013). Health service costs and clinical gains of psychotherapy for personality disorders: a randomized controlled trial of day-hospital-based step-down treatment versus outpatient treatment at a specialist practice. BMC Psychiatry. ISSN 1471-244X. 13(315). doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-13-315. Full text in Research Archive
  • Kvarstein, Elfrida Hartveit & Karterud, Sigmund (2013). Large variation of severity and longitudinal change of symptom distress among patients with personality disorders. Personality and Mental Health. ISSN 1932-8621. 7(4), p. 265–276. doi: 10.1002/pmh.1226.
  • Kvarstein, Elfrida Hartveit & Karterud, Sigmund (2012). Large variations of global functioning over five years in treated patients with personality traits and disorders. Journal of Personality Disorders. ISSN 0885-579X. 26(2), p. 141–161. doi: 10.1521/pedi.2012.26.2.141.

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  • Stänicke, Line Indrevoll; Arnevik, Espen Ajo; Pettersen, Mona Skjeklesæther; Baltzersen, Åse-Line; Zahl, Kjell-Einar & Eikenæs, Ingeborg Helene Ulltveit-Moe [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2022). The importance of feeling remembered during the Covid-19 crisis – A qualitative study of experiences among patients with personality disorders. Nordic Psychology. ISSN 1901-2276. doi: 10.1080/19012276.2022.2062038.
  • Bekkevold-Jernberg, Ina; Pedersen, Geir Arild Feigum; Kvarstein, Elfrida Hartveit & Mehlum, Lars (2021). Avoidant Personality Disorder and Deliberate Self-Harm.
  • Kvarstein, Elfrida H; Langjord, Tuva; Pedersen, Geir; Eikenæs, Ingeborg Helene Ulltveit-Moe; Urnes, Øyvind & Walby, Fredrik (2020). Ekstrem selvskading ; Nasjonal kartlegging av pasienter med omfattende behandling i døgninstitusjon grunnet høy selvmordsfare.
  • Kvarstein, Elfrida H; Walby, Fredrik A & Holst, Andrea (2019). "Extreme challenges" - Nasjonal kartlegging av pasienter med svært alvorlig selvskading og omfattende behandling i døgninstitusjon. .
  • Ekeberg, Øivind; Kvarstein, Elfrida H; Urnes, Øyvind; Eikenæs, Ingeborg Ulltveit-Moe & Hem, Erlend (2019). Pasienter med emosjonelt ustabil personlighetsforstyrrelse trenger tilpasset akuttbehandling. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. ISSN 0029-2001. 139(15). doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.19.0492.
  • Ekeberg, Øivind; Kvarstein, Elfrida H; Urnes, Øyvind; Eikenæs, Ingeborg Ulltveit-Moe & Hem, Erlend (2019). Suicidale pasienter med personlighetsforstyrrelse. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. ISSN 0029-2001. 139(15), p. 1445–1447. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.19.0493.

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Published Aug. 11, 2015 11:32 AM - Last modified Aug. 14, 2015 12:59 PM