Among the winners of Oslo University Hospital’s prizes for excellent original articles published in the spring term of 2015, we find Tobias Kaufmann.
Research news - Page 3
Each year NORMENT gather themselves to be updated on the scientific activities that take place in the center.
Researchers at UiO have tested a new device for delivering hormone treatments for mental illness through the nose. This method was found to deliver medicine to the brain with few side effects.
In the last decades, we have witnessed a major improvement in quality of life and life expectancy in the population. Major discoveries in medicine have resulted in big improvements in the quality of life for patients. However, this has not been the case for people with mental disorders.
Researchers have discovered several new gene variants that influence brain volume. We are yet another step closer to finding the causes of a number of psychological disorders.
Seven NORMENT researchers participate in the Project “ENIGMA” through "The ENIGMA-Schizophrenia Working Group".
A new study shows that schizophrenia is associated with excess of left-handedness.
Kristiina Kompus (post doc) from NORMENT K.G. Jebsen Centre is co-author on a recent review article on the state-of-the-art knowledge regarding auditory hallucinations in psychotic and non-psychotic populations.
Andres M. Dale is guest researcher at NORMENT, and among the most successful Norwegians abroad in category "academia".
30 clinicians participated in a one-week workshop of the Structured Clinical Interview Axis 1 Diagnosis (SCID-I) DSM-IV and Positive And Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS).
Post doc Monica Aas and professor Ingrid Melle at NORMENT K. G. Jebsen have, together with British colleagues, carried out a systematic review of the literature addressing cognitive functions in first-episode psychosis.
Specialist in psychology and post doc Trine Vik Lagerberg's new article shows that doses of cannabis used may affect the age at onset of bipolar disorder.
The Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, a worldwide research consortium in psychiatric genetics showed in a new large study that people with psychiatric disorders such as depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia have underlying genetic similarities.
With two new methods, University of Oslo and UC San Diego scientists hope to improve discovery from genome-wide association studies.