Thomas Bjella

Head Engineer - NORMENT part UiO
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Visiting address Oslo Universitetssykehus HF - Ullevål Avdeling for psykoseforskning Bygg 49 0424 OSLO
Postal address OUS, Postboks 4956 Nydalen 0424 OSLO

Cand.polit. Psychology, NTNU                                 Foto: Kirsten Sjøwall

Position

CRU-Leader database/biostat @SFFNORMENT

Main projects

-Clinical databank

-Biobank management

-Secure storage/TSD-admin

-Digital health solution

-Data security/GDPR implementation

Tags: #database #eHealth #GDPR #TSD

Publications

  • Szabo, Attila; Akkouh, Ibrahim; Ueland, Thor; Lagerberg, Trine Vik; Dieset, Ingrid; Bjella, Thomas; Aukrust, Pål; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Stavrum, Anne-Kristin; Melle, Ingrid; Andreassen, Ole Andreas & Djurovic, Srdjan (2020). Cannabis Use Is Associated With Increased Levels of Soluble gp130 in Schizophrenia but Not in Bipolar Disorder. Frontiers in Psychiatry.  ISSN 1664-0640.  11, s 1- 10 . doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00642
  • Anderssen, Jannicke Fjæra; Simonsen, Carmen Elisabeth; Büchmann, Camilla Bakkalia; Barrett, Elizabeth Ann; Bjella, Thomas; Lagerberg, Trine Vik; Vedal, Trude Seselie Jahr; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Melle, Ingrid & Aas, Monica (2019). Sleep disturbances in schizophrenia spectrum and bipolar disorders ? a transdiagnostic perspective. Comprehensive Psychiatry.  ISSN 0010-440X.  91, s 6- 12 . doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2019.02.006 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Bauer, Michael; Glenn, Tasha; Alda, Martin; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Angelopoulos, Elias; Ardau, Raffaella; Ayhan, Yavuz; Baethge, Christopher; Bauer, Rita; Baune, Bernhard T.; Becerra-Palars, Claudia; Bellivier, Frank; Belmaker, Robert H.; Berk, Michael; Bersudsky, Yuly; Bicakci, Şule; Birabwa-Oketcho, Harriet; Bjella, Thomas; Cabrera, Jorge; Wo Cheung, Eric Y.; Del Zompo, Maria; Dodd, Seetal; Donix, Markus; Etain, Bruno; Fagiolini, Andrea; Fountoulakis, Kostas N.; Frye, Mark A.; Gonzalez-Pinto, Ana; Gottlieb, John F.; Grof, Paul; Harima, Hirohiko; Henry, Chantal; Isometsä, Erkki T.; Janno, Sven; Kapczinski, Flávio; Kardell, Mathias; Khaldi, Slim; Kliwicki, Sebastian; Konig, Barbara; Kot, Timur L.; Krogh, Rikke; Kunz, Mauricio; Lafer, Beny; Landén, Mikael; Larsen, Erik R.; Lewitzka, Ute; Licht, Rasmus W.; Lopez-Jaramillo, Carlos; MacQueen, Glenda; Manchia, Mirko; Marsh, Wendy; Martinez-Cengotitabengoa, Monica; Melle, Ingrid; Meza-Urzua, Fatima; Ming, Mok Yee; Monteith, Scott; Morken, Gunnar; Mosca, Enrica; Mozzhegorov, Anton A.; Munoz, Rodrigo; Mythri, Starlin V.; Nacef, Fethi; Nadella, Ravi K.; Nery, Fabiano G.; Nielsen, René E.; O'Donovan, Claire; Omrani, Adel; Osher, Yamima; Sørensen, Helle Østermark; Ouali, Uta; Ruiz, Yolanda Pica; Pilhatsch, Maximilian; Pinna, Marco; da Ponte, Francisco D.R.; Quiroz, Danilo; Ramesar, Raj; Rasgon, Natalie; Reddy, Mrinalini S.; Reif, Andreas; Ritter, Philipp; Rybakowski, Janusz K.; Sagduyu, Kemal; Raghuraman, Bharathram Sathur; Scippa, Ângela M.; Severus, Emanuel; Simhandl, Christian; Stackhouse, Paul W.; Stein, Dan J.; Strejilevich, Sergio; Subramaniam, Mythily; Sulaiman, Ahmad Hatim; Suominen, Kirsi; Tagata, Hiromi; Tatebayashi, Yoshitaka; Tondo, Leonardo; Torrent, Carla; Vaaler, Arne; Vares, Edgar; Veeh, Julia; Vieta, Eduard; Viswanath, Biju; Yoldi-Negrete, Maria; Zetin, Mark; Zgueb, Yosra & Whybrow, Peter C. (2019). Association between solar insolation and a history of suicide attempts in bipolar I disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Research.  ISSN 0022-3956.  113, s 1- 9 . doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2019.03.001
  • Icick, Romain; Melle, Ingrid; Étain, Bruno; Ringen, Petter Andreas; Aminoff, Sofie Ragnhild; Leboyer, Marion.; Aas, Monica; Henry, Chantal; Bjella, Thomas; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Bellivier, Frank & Lagerberg, Trine Vik (2019). Tobacco smoking and other substance use disorders associated with recurrent suicide attempts in bipolar disorder.. Journal of Affective Disorders.  ISSN 0165-0327.  256, s 348- 357 . doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2019.05.075
  • Torske, Tonje; Nærland, Terje; Bettella, Francesco; Bjella, Thomas; Malt, Eva Albertsen; Høyland, Anne Lise; Stenberg, Nina; Øie, Merete Glenne & Andreassen, Ole Andreas (2019). Autism spectrum disorder polygenic scores are associated with every day executive function in children admitted for clinical assessment. Autism Research.  ISSN 1939-3792. . doi: 10.1002/aur.2207 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Simonsen, Carmen Elisabeth; Færden, Ann; Ueland, Torill; Vaskinn, Anja; Bjella, Thomas; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Romm, Kristin Lie & Melle, Ingrid (2018). Self-rated disability in first treated episode of psychosis: A 1-year follow-up study. Comprehensive Psychiatry.  ISSN 0010-440X.  85, s 48- 54 . doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2018.06.004 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Aas, Monica; Henry, C.; Bellivier, F; Lajnef, M; Gard, S; Kahn, J-P; Lagerberg, Trine Vik; Aminoff, Sofie Ragnhild; Bjella, Thomas; Leboyer, M; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Melle, Ingrid & Etain, B (2017). Affective lability mediates the association between childhood trauma and suicide attempts, mixed episodes and co-morbid anxiety disorders in bipolar disorders. Psychological Medicine.  ISSN 0033-2917.  47(5), s 902- 912 . doi: 10.1017/S0033291716003081
  • Aas, Monica; Melle, Ingrid; Bettella, Francesco; Djurovic, Srdjan; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Bjella, Thomas; Ringen, Petter Andreas; Lagerberg, Trine Vik; Smeland, Olav Bjerkehagen; Agartz, Ingrid; Andreassen, Ole Andreas & Tesli, Martin Steen (2017). Psychotic patients who used cannabis frequently before illness onset have higher genetic predisposition to schizophrenia than those who did not. Psychological Medicine.  ISSN 0033-2917.  48(1), s 43- 49 . doi: 10.1017/S0033291717001209 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Bauer, Michael; Glenn, T; Alda, M; Aleksandrovich, MA; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Angelopoulos, E; Ardau, R; Ayhan, Y; Baethge, C; Bharathram, SR; Bauer, R; Baune, BT; Becerra-Palars, C; Bellivier, F; Belmaker, RH; Berk, M; Bersudsky, Y; Bicakci, Ş; Birabwa-Oketcho, H; Bjella, Thomas; Bossini, L; Cabrera, J; Cheung, EYW; Del Zompo, M; Dodd, S; Donix, M; Etain, B; Fagiolini, A; Fountoulakis, KN; Frye, MA; Gonzalez-Pinto, A; Gottlieb, JF; Grof, P; Harima, H; Henry, C; Isometsa, ET; Janno, S; Kapczinski, F; Kardell, M; Khaldi, S; Kliwicki, S; König, B; Kot, TL; Krogh, R; Kunz, M; Lafer, B; Landen, M; Larsen, ER; Lewitzka, U; Licht, RW; Lopez-Jaramillo, C; MacQueen, G; Manchia, M; Marsh, W; Martinez-Cengotitabengoa, M; Melle, Ingrid; Meza-Urzua, F; Yee Ming, M; Monteith, S; Morken, Gunnar; Mosca, E; Munoz, R; Mythri, SV; Nacef, F; Nadella, RK; Nery, FG; Nielsen, RE; O'Donovan, C; Omrani, A; Osher, Y; Østermark Sørensen, H; Ouali, U; Pica Ruiz, Y; Pilhatsch, M; Pinna, M; da Ponte, FDR; Quiroz, D; Ramesar, R; Rasgon, N; Reddy, MS; Reif, A; Ritter, P; Rybakowski, JK; Sagduyu, K; Scippa, ÂM; Severus, E; Simhandl, C; Stein, DJ; Strejilevich, S; Subramaniam, M; Sulaiman, AH; Suominen, K; Tagata, H; Tatebayashi, Y; Tondo, L; Torrent, C; Vaaler, Arne; Veeh, J; Vieta, E; Viswanath, B; Yoldi-Negrete, M; Zetin, M; Zgueb, Y & Whybrow, Peter C. (2017). Solar insolation in springtime influences age of onset of bipolar I disorder. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica.  ISSN 0001-690X.  136(6), s 571- 582 . doi: 10.1111/acps.12772
  • Lagerberg, Trine Vik; Aminoff, Sofie Ragnhild; Aas, Monica; Bjella, Thomas; Henry, Chantal; Leboyer, Marion; Pedersen, Geir Feigum; Bellivier, Frank; Icick, Romain; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Etain, Bruno & Melle, Ingrid (2017). Alcohol use disorders are Associated With increased effective lability in bipolar disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders.  ISSN 0165-0327.  208, s 316- 324 . doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2016.09.062
  • Nerhus, Mari; Berg, Akiah Ottesen; Simonsen, Carmen Elisabeth; Haram, Marit; Haatveit, Beathe Christin; Dahl, Sandra Rinne; Gurholt, Tiril Pedersen; Bjella, Thomas; Ueland, Torill; Andreassen, Ole Andreas & Melle, Ingrid (2017). Vitamin D deficiency associated with cognitive functioning in psychotic disorders. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.  ISSN 0160-6689.  78(7), s e750- e757 . doi: 10.4088/JCP.16m10880
  • Nesvåg, Ragnar; Jönsson, Erik Gunnar; Bakken, Inger Johanne; Knudsen, Gun Peggy; Bjella, Thomas; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Melle, Ingrid & Andreassen, Ole Andreas (2017). The quality of severe mental disorder diagnoses in a national health registry as compared to research diagnoses based on structured interview. BMC Psychiatry.  ISSN 1471-244X.  17(1) . doi: 10.1186/s12888-017-1256-8 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Simonsen, Carmen Elisabeth; Færden, Ann; Romm, Kristin Lie; Berg, Akiah Ottesen; Bjella, Thomas; Sundet, Kjetil Søren; Ueland, Torill; Andreassen, Ole Andreas & Melle, Ingrid (2017). Early clinical recovery in first-episode psychosis: Symptomatic remission and its correlates at 1-year follow-up. Psychiatry Research.  ISSN 0165-1781.  254, s 118- 125 . doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2017.04.050
  • Vaskinn, Anja; Lagerberg, Trine Vik; Bjella, Thomas; Simonsen, Carmen Elisabeth; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Ueland, Torill & Sundet, Kjetil Søren (2017). Impairment in emotion perception from body movements in individuals with bipolar I and bipolar II disorder is associated with functional capacity. International journal of bipolar disorders.  ISSN 2194-7511.  5(13), s 1- 9 . doi: 10.1186/s40345-017-0083-7 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Haram, Marit; Bettella, Francesco; Brandt, Christine Lycke; Quintana, Daniel; Nerhus, Mari; Bjella, Thomas; Djurovic, Srdjan; Westlye, Lars Tjelta; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Melle, Ingrid & Tesli, Martin Steen (2016). Contribution of oxytocin receptor polymorphisms to amygdala activation in schizophrenia spectrum disorders. BJPsych Open.  ISSN 2056-4724.  2(6), s 353- 358 . doi: 10.1192/bjpo.bp.116.003376
  • Lagerberg, Trine Vik; Icick, R.; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Ringen, Petter Andreas; Etain, B; Aas, Monica; Henry, C; Bjella, Thomas; Melle, Ingrid & Bellivier, F (2016). Cannabis use disorder is associated with greater illness severity in tobacco smoking patients with bipolar disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders.  ISSN 0165-0327.  190, s 286- 293 . doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2015.10.023
  • Bauer, Michael; Glenn, T; Alda, M; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Angelopoulos, E; Ardau, R; Baethge, C; Bauer, R; Bellivier, F; Belmaker, RH; Berk, M; Bjella, Thomas; Bossini, L; Bersudsky, Y; Cheung, EYW; Conell, J; Del Zompo, M; Dodd, S; Etain, B; Fagiolini, A; Frye, MA; Fountoulakis, KN; Garneau-Fournier, J; Gonzalez-Pinto, A; Harima, H; Hassel, S; Henry, C; Iacovides, A; Isometsä, ET; Kapczinski, F; Kliwicki, S; König, B; Krogh, R; Kunz, M; Lafer, B; Larsen, ER; Lewitzka, U; Lopez-Jaramillo, C; MacQueen, G; Manchia, M; Marsh, W; Martinez-Cengotitabengoa, M; Melle, Ingrid; Monteith, S; Morken, Gunnar; Munoz, R; Nery, FG; O'Donovan, C; Osher, Y; Pfennig, A; Quiroz, D; Ramesar, R; Rasgon, N; Reif, A; Ritter, P; Rybakowski, JK; Sagduyu, K; Scippa, AM; Severus, E; Simhandl, C; Stein, DJ; Strejilevich, S; Hatim Sulaiman, A; Suominen, K; Tagata, H; Tatebayashi, Y; Torrent, C; Vieta, E; Viswanath, B; Wanchoo, MJ; Zetin, M & Whybrow, PC (2015). Influence of birth cohort on age of onset cluster analysis in bipolar I disorder. European psychiatry.  ISSN 0924-9338.  30(1), s 99- 105 . doi: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2014.10.005
  • Bauer, Michael; Glenn, Tasha; Alda, Martin; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Angelopoulos, Elias; Ardau, Raffaella; Baethge, Christopher; Bauer, Rita; Baune, Bernhard T.; Bellivier, Frank; Belmaker, Robert H.; Berk, Michael; Bjella, Thomas; Bossini, Letizia; Bersudsky, Yuly; Wo Cheung, Eric Yat; Conell, Jörn; Del Zompo, Maria; Dodd, Seetal; Etain, Bruno; Fagiolini, Andrea; Frye, Mark A.; Fountoulakis, Kostas N; Garneau-Fournier, Jade; Gonzalez-Pinto, Ana; Gottlieb, John F; Harima, Hirohiko; Hassel, Stefanie; Henry, Chantal; Iacovides, Apostolos; Isometsä, Erkki T.; Kapczinski, Flavio; Kliwicki, Sebastian; König, Barbara; Krogh, Rikke; Kunz, Mauricio; Lafer, Beny; Larsen, Erik R.; Lewitzka, Ute; Lopez-Jaramillo, Carlos; MacQueen, Glenda; Manchia, Mirko; Marsh, Wendy; Martinez-Cengotitabengoa, Monica; Melle, Ingrid; Monteith, Scott; Morken, Gunnar; Munoz, Rodrigo; Nery, Fabiano G.; O'Donovan, Claire; Osher, Yamima; Pfennig, Andrea; Quiroz, Danilo; Ramesar, Raj; Rasgon, Natalie; Reif, Andreas; Ritter, Philipp; Rybakowski, Janusz K.; Sagduyu, Kemal; Miranda-Scippa, Angela; Severus, Emanuel; Simhandl, Christian; Stein, Dan J.; Strejilevich, Sergio; Sulaiman, Ahmad Hatim; Suominen, Kirsi; Tagata, Hiromi; Tatebayashi, Yoshitaka; Torrent, Carla; Vieta, Eduard; Viswanath, Biju; Wanchoo, Mihir J.; Zetin, Mark & Whybrow, Peter C. (2015). Influence of light exposure during early life on the age of onset of bipolar disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Research.  ISSN 0022-3956.  64, s 1- 8 . doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2015.03.013
  • Nerhus, Mari; Berg, Akiah Ottesen; Dahl, Sandra Rinne; Holvik, Kristin; Gardsjord, Erlend Strand; Weibell, Melissa Anne E.a; Bjella, Thomas; Andreassen, Ole Andreas & Melle, Ingrid (2015). Vitamin D status in psychotic disorder patients and healthy controls - The influence of ethnic background. Psychiatry Research.  ISSN 0165-1781.  230(2), s 616- 621 . doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2015.10.015 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Aas, Monica; Haukvik, Unn Kristin H.; Djurovic, Srdjan; Tesli, Martin Steen; Athanasiu, Lavinia; Bjella, Thomas; Hansson, Lars Johan Axel; Cattaneo, Annamaria; Agartz, Ingrid; Andreassen, Ole Andreas & Melle, Ingrid (2014). Interplay between childhood trauma and BDNF val66met variants on blood BDNF mRNA levels and on hippocampus subfields volumes in schizophrenia spectrum and bipolar disorders. Journal of Psychiatric Research.  ISSN 0022-3956.  59, s 14- 21 . doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2014.08.011
  • Aas, Monica; Pedersen, Geir Feigum; Henry, Chantal; Bjella, Thomas; Bellivier, Frank; Leboyer, Marion; Kahn, Jean-Pierre; Cohen, Renaud F.; Gard, Sebastien; Aminoff, Sofie Ragnhild; Lagerberg, Trine Vik; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Melle, Ingrid & Etain, Bruno (2014). Psychometric properties of the Affective Lability Scale (54 and 18-item version) in patients with bipolar disorder, first-degree relatives, and healthy controls. Journal of Affective Disorders.  ISSN 0165-0327.  172, s 375- 380 . doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2014.10.028
  • Bauer, Michael; Glenn, T; Alda, Martin; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Angelopoulos, Elias; Ardau, R; Baethge, Christopher; Bauer, R; Bellivier, Frank; Belmaker, Robert H; Berk, Michael; Bjella, Thomas; Bossini, L; Bersudsky, Yuly; Cheung, Eric Yat Wo; Conell, Jörn; Zompo, Maria Del; Dodd, S; Etain, Bruno; Fagiolini, A; Frye, MA; Fountoulakis, Kostas N; Garneau-Fournier, Jade; Gonzalez-Pinto, A; Harima, Hirohiko; Hassel, Stefanie; Henry, Chantal; Iacovides, A.; Isometsä, E.; Kapczinski, F; Kliwicki, S; König, B; Krogh, Rikke; Kunz, Maurizio; Lafer, B; Larsen, Erik R; Lewitzka, Ute; Lopez-Jaramillo, C; MacQueen, Glenda M; Manchia, M; Marsh, W; Martinez-Cengotitabengoa, M; Melle, Ingrid; Monteith, Scott; Morken, Gunnar; Munoz, Rodrigo; Nery, FG; O'Donovan, Claire; Osher, Yamima; Pfennig, Andrea; Quiroz, D; Ramesar, Raj; Rasgon, N; Reif, Andreas; Ritter, Philipp; Rybakowski, Janusz K.; Sagduyu, K; Scippa, Angela M; Severus, Emanuel; Simhandl, C; Stein, Dan J.; Strejilevich, Sergio; Hatim Sulaiman, Ahmad; Suominen, Kirsi; Tagata, Hiromi; Tatebayashi, Yoshitaka; Torrent, Carla; Vieta, Eduard; Viswanath, Biju; Wanchoo, Mihir J; Zetin, M & Whybrow, PC (2014). Relationship between sunlight and the age of onset of bipolar disorder: An international multisite study. Journal of Affective Disorders.  ISSN 0165-0327.  167, s 104- 111 . doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2014.05.032
  • Bauer, Michael; Glenn, T; Alda, M; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Ardau, R; Bellivier, F; Berk, M; Bjella, Thomas; Bossini, L; Del Zompo, M; Dodd, S; Fagiolini, A; Frye, MA; Gonzalez-Pinto, A; Henry, Chantal; Kapczinski, F; Kliwicki, S; König, B; Kunz, Maurizio; Lafer, B; Lopez-Jaramillo, C; Manchia, M; Marsh, W; Martinez-Cengotitabengoa, M; Melle, Ingrid; Morken, Gunnar; Munoz, Rodrigo; Nery, FG; O'Donovan, C; Pfennig, A; Quiroz, D; Rasgon, N; Reif, Andreas; Rybakowski, J; Sagduyu, K; Simhandl, C; Torrent, C; Vieta, Eduard; Zetin, M & Whybrow, PC (2012). Impact of sunlight on the age of onset of bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disorders.  ISSN 1398-5647.  14(6), s 654- 663 . doi: 10.1111/j.1399-5618.2012.01025.x
  • Dieset, Ingrid; Hope, Sigrun; Ueland, Thor; Bjella, Thomas; Agartz, Ingrid; Melle, Ingrid; Aukrust, Pål; Røssberg, Jan Ivar & Andreassen, Ole Andreas (2012). Cardiovascular risk factors during second generation antipsychotic treatment are associated with increased C-reactive protein. Schizophrenia Research.  ISSN 0920-9964.  140(1-3), s 169- 174 . doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2012.06.040
  • Djurovic, Srdjan; Gustafsson, Omar; Mattingsdal, Morten; Athanasiu, Lavinia; Bjella, Thomas; Tesli, Martin Steen; Agartz, Ingrid; Lorentzen, Steinar; Melle, Ingrid; Morken, Gunnar & Andreassen, Ole Andreas (2010). A genome-wide association study of bipolar disorder in Norwegian individuals, followed by replication in Icelandic sample. Journal of Affective Disorders.  ISSN 0165-0327.  126(1-2), s 312- 316 . doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2010.04.007

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  • Aminoff, Sofie Ragnhild; Henry, Chantal; Bettella, Francesco; Etain, Bruno; Berg, Akiah Ottesen; Lagerberg, Trine Vik; Bjella, Thomas; Aas, Monica; Djurovic, Srdjan; Bellivier, Frank; Andreassen, Ole Andreas & Melle, Ingrid (2018). Affective lability and polygenic risk in bipolar disorder.
  • Aminoff, Sofie Ragnhild; Lagerberg, Trine Vik; Aas, Monica; Bjella, Thomas; Henry, Chantal; Leboyer, Marion; Bellivier, Frank; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Etain, Bruno & Melle, Ingrid (2015). Affective lability is Associated With Alcohol use disorders in Bipolar disorder.

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