Lars Lien


    Publications 2019

    Sanhori Z, Eide AH, Ayazi T, Mdala I, Lien L (2019)
    Change in Mental Health Stigma After a Brief Intervention Among Internally Displaced Persons in Central Sudan
    Community Ment Health J, 55 (3), 534-541
    DOI 10.1007/s10597-019-00375-y, PubMed 30771120

    Schut C, Dalgard FJ, Halvorsen JA, Gieler U, Lien L, Aragones LT, Poot F, Jemec GBE, Misery L, Kemény L, Sampogna F, van Middendorp H, Balieva F, Linder D, Szepietowski JC, Lvov A, Marron SE, Altunay IK, Finlay AY, Salek S, Kupfer J (2019)
    Occurrence, Chronicity and Intensity of Itch in a Clinical Consecutive Sample of Patients with Skin Diseases: A Multi-centre Study in 13 European Countries
    Acta Derm Venereol, 99 (2), 146-151
    DOI 10.2340/00015555-3040, PubMed 30226526

    Silwal S, Lehti V, Chudal R, Suominen A, Lien L, Sourander A (2019)
    Parental immigration and offspring post-traumatic stress disorder: A nationwide population-based register study
    J Affect Disord, 249, 294-300
    DOI 10.1016/j.jad.2019.02.002, PubMed 30797121

    Sorensen T, la Cour P, Danbolt LJ, Stifoss-Hanssen H, Lien L, DeMarinis V, Pedersen HF, Schnell T (2019)
    The Sources of Meaning and Meaning in Life Questionnaire in the Norwegian Context: Relations to Mental Health, Quality of Life, and Self-Efficacy
    Int. J. Psychol. Relig., 29 (1), 32-45

    Stensvehagen MT, Bronken BA, Lien L, Larsson G (2019)
    How women experience and cope with daily hassles after sexual abuse - a retrospective qualitative study
    Scand J Caring Sci (in press)
    DOI 10.1111/scs.12649, PubMed 30628733

    Vattø IE, Lien L, DeMarinis V, Kjørven Haug SH, Danbolt LJ (2019)
    Caught Between Expectations and the Practice Field
    Crisis, 1-7 (in press)
    DOI 10.1027/0227-5910/a000573, PubMed 30813826

    Aaseth J, Roer GE, Lien L, Bjørklund G (2019)
    Is there a relationship between PTSD and complicated obesity? A review of the literature
    Biomed Pharmacother, 117, 108834 (in press)
    DOI 10.1016/j.biopha.2019.108834, PubMed 31177066

    Publications 2018

    Abebe DS, Elstad JI, Lien L (2018)
    Utilization of somatic specialist services among psychiatric immigrant patients: the Norwegian patient registry study
    BMC Health Serv Res, 18 (1), 852
    DOI 10.1186/s12913-018-3672-y, PubMed 30424757

    Abraham R, Lien L, Hanssen I (2018)
    Coping, resilience and posttraumatic growth among Eritrean female refugees living in Norwegian asylum reception centres: A qualitative study
    Int J Soc Psychiatry, 64 (4), 359-366
    DOI 10.1177/0020764018765237, PubMed 29584520

    Balieva FN, Finlay AY, Kupfer J, Aragones LT, Lien L, Gieler U, Poot F, Jemec GBE, Misery L, Kemeny L, Sampogna F, van Middendorp H, Halvorsen JA, Ternowitz T, Szepietowski JC, Potekaev N, Marron SE, Altunay IK, Salek SS, Dalgard FJ (2018)
    The Role of Therapy in Impairing Quality of Life in Dermatological Patients: A Multinational Study
    Acta Derm Venereol, 98 (6), 563-569
    DOI 10.2340/00015555-2918, PubMed 29507999

    Belfrage A, Grotmol KS, Tyssen R, Moum T, Lien L (2018)
    Factors associated with low vs increased perceived mastery of clinical work over ten years of practice: a prospective study of Norwegian doctors
    BMC Med Educ, 18 (1), 116
    DOI 10.1186/s12909-018-1236-9, PubMed 29843695

    Belfrage ASV, Grotmol KS, Tyssen R, Moum T, Finset A, Isaksson Rø K, Lien L (2018)
    Factors influencing doctors' counselling on patients' lifestyle habits: a cohort study
    BJGP Open, 2 (3), bjgpopen18X101607
    DOI 10.3399/bjgpopen18X101607, PubMed 30564740

    Brekke E, Lien L, Nysveen K, Biong S (2018)
    Dilemmas in recovery-oriented practice to support people with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders: a qualitative study of staff experiences in Norway
    Int J Ment Health Syst, 12, 30
    DOI 10.1186/s13033-018-0211-5, PubMed 29930698

    Brenaut E, Halvorsen JA, Dalgard FJ, Lien L, Balieva F, Sampogna F, Linder D, Evers AWM, Jemec GBE, Gieler U, Szepietowski J, Poot F, Altunay IK, Finlay AY, Salek SS, Szabo C, Lvov A, Marron SE, Tomas-Aragones L, Kupfer J, Misery L (2018)
    The self-assessed psychological comorbidities of prurigo in European patients: a multicentre study in 13 countries
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol, 33 (1), 157-162
    DOI 10.1111/jdv.15145, PubMed 29923228

    Dalgard FJ, Bewley A, Evers AW, Gieler U, Lien L, Sampogna F, Ständer S, Tomas-Aragones L, Vulink N, Kupfer J (2018)
    Stigmatisation and body image impairment in dermatological patients: protocol for an observational multicentre study in 16 European countries
    BMJ Open, 8 (12), e024877
    DOI 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024877, PubMed 30580274

    Dalgard FJ, Svensson Å, Gieler U, Tomas-Aragones L, Lien L, Poot F, Jemec GBE, Misery L, Szabo C, Linder D, Sampogna F, Evers AWM, Halvorsen JA, Balieva F, Szepietowski J, Lvov A, Marron SE, Alturnay IK, Finlay AY, Salek SS, Kupfer J (2018)
    Dermatologists across Europe underestimate depression and anxiety: results from 3635 dermatological consultations
    Br J Dermatol, 179 (2), 464-470
    DOI 10.1111/bjd.16250, PubMed 29247454

    Khalifa DS, Glavin K, Bjertness E, Lien L (2018)
    Course of depression symptoms between 3 and 8 months after delivery using two screening tools (EPDS and HSCL-10) on a sample of Sudanese women in Khartoum state
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 18 (1), 324
    DOI 10.1186/s12884-018-1948-1, PubMed 30089466

    Marron SE, Tomas-Aragones L, Navarro-Lopez J, Gieler U, Kupfer J, Dalgard FJ, Lien L, Finlay AY, Poot F, Linder D, Szepietowski JC, Misery L, Jemec GBE, Romanov D, Sampogna F, Szabo C, Altunay IK, Spillekom-van Koulil S, Balieva F, Ali FM, Halvorsen JA, Marijuan PC (2018)
    The psychosocial burden of hand eczema: Data from a European dermatological multicentre study
    Contact Dermatitis, 78 (6), 406-412
    DOI 10.1111/cod.12973, PubMed 29464713

    Martinez P, Lien L, Zemore S, Bramness JG, Neupane SP (2018)
    Circulating cytokine levels are associated with symptoms of depression and anxiety among people with alcohol and drug use disorders
    J Neuroimmunol, 318, 80-86
    DOI 10.1016/j.jneuroim.2018.02.011, PubMed 29500107

    Pedersen MS, Landheim A, Møller M, Lien L (2018)
    Audit and feedback in mental healthcare: staff experiences
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur, 31 (7), 822-833
    DOI 10.1108/IJHCQA-08-2017-0142, PubMed 30354880

    Pedersen MS, Landheim A, Møller M, Lien L (2018)
    Acting on audit & feedback: a qualitative instrumental case study in mental health services in Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res, 18 (1), 71
    DOI 10.1186/s12913-018-2862-y, PubMed 29386020

    Silwal S, Dybdahl R, Chudal R, Sourander A, Lien L (2018)
    Psychiatric symptoms experienced by adolescents in Nepal following the 2015 earthquakes
    J Affect Disord, 234, 239-246
    DOI 10.1016/j.jad.2018.03.002, PubMed 29549825

    Soberg AIB, Haug SHK, Danbolt LJ, Lien L, Sorensen T (2018)
    Existential themes in the treatment of people at suicide risk. Understandings and practices of specialist healthcare professionals
    Ment. Health Relig. Cult., 21 (6), 588-600

    Toft H, Bramness JG, Lien L, Abebe DS, Wampold BE, Tilden T, Hestad K, Neupane SP (2018)
    PTSD patients show increasing cytokine levels during treatment despite reduced psychological distress
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat, 14, 2367-2378
    DOI 10.2147/NDT.S173659, PubMed 30271153

    Toft H, Neupane SP, Bramness JG, Tilden T, Wampold BE, Lien L (2018)
    The effect of trauma and alcohol on the relationship between level of cytokines and depression among patients entering psychiatric treatment
    BMC Psychiatry, 18 (1), 95
    DOI 10.1186/s12888-018-1677-z, PubMed 29631540

    Publications 2017

    Abebe DS, Lien L, Elstad JI (2017)
    Immigrants' utilization of specialist mental healthcare according to age, country of origin, and migration history: a nation-wide register study in Norway
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol, 52 (6), 679-687
    DOI 10.1007/s00127-017-1381-1, PubMed 28378064

    Balieva F, Kupfer J, Lien L, Gieler U, Finlay AY, Tomás-Aragonés L, Poot F, Misery L, Sampogna F, van Middendorp H, Halvorsen JA, Szepietowski JC, Lvov A, Marrón SE, Salek MS, Dalgard FJ (2017)
    The burden of common skin diseases assessed with the EQ5D™: a European multicentre study in 13 countries
    Br J Dermatol, 176 (5), 1170-1178
    DOI 10.1111/bjd.15280, PubMed 28032340

    Belfrage A, Grotmol KS, Lien L, Moum T, Wiese RV, Tyssen R (2017)
    Medical school predictors of later perceived mastery of clinical work among Norwegian doctors: a cohort study with 10-year and 20-year follow-up
    BMJ Open, 7 (9), e014462
    DOI 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014462, PubMed 28947437

    Brekke E, Lien L, Biong S (2017)
    Experiences of Professional Helping Relations by Persons with Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders
    Int J Ment Health Addict, 16 (1), 53-65
    DOI 10.1007/s11469-017-9780-9, PubMed 29491766

    Brekke E, Lien L, Davidson L, Biong S (2017)
    First-person experiences of recovery in co-occurring mental health and substance use conditions
    Adv. Dual Diagn., 10 (1), 13-24

    Hanevik H, Hestad KA, Lien L, Joa I, Larsen TK, Danbolt LJ (2017)
    Religiousness in First-Episode Psychosis
    Arch. Psychol. Relig., 39 (2), 139-164

    Lesner K, Reich A, Szepietowski JC, Dalgard FJ, Gieler U, Tomas-Aragones L, Lien L, Poot F, Jemec GB, Misery L, Szabó C, Linder D, Sampogna F, Evers AWM, Halvorsen JA, Balieva F, Lvov A, Marron SE, Altunay IK, Finlay AY, Salek SS, Kupfer J (2017)
    Determinants of Psychosocial Health in Psoriatic Patients: A Multi-national Study
    Acta Derm Venereol, 97 (10), 1182-1188
    DOI 10.2340/00015555-2760, PubMed 28795763

    Neupane SP, Bramness JG, Lien L (2017)
    Comorbid post-traumatic stress disorder in alcohol use disorder: relationships to demography, drinking and neuroimmune profile
    BMC Psychiatry, 17 (1), 312
    DOI 10.1186/s12888-017-1479-8, PubMed 28851339

    Sampogna F, Abeni D, Gieler U, Tomas-Aragones L, Lien L, Titeca G, Jemec GB, Misery L, Szabó C, Linder MD, Evers AW, Halvorsen JA, Balieva F, Szepietowski JC, Romanov DV, Marron SE, Altunay IK, Finlay AY, Salek SS, Kupfer J, Dalgard F (2017)
    Impairment of Sexual Life in 3,485 Dermatological Outpatients From a Multicentre Study in 13 European Countries
    Acta Derm Venereol, 97 (4), 478-482
    DOI 10.2340/00015555-2561, PubMed 27819713

    Szabó C, Altmayer A, Lien L, Poot F, Gieler U, Tomas-Aragones L, Kupfer J, Jemec GBE, Misery L, Linder MD, Sampogna F, van Middendorp H, Halvorsen JA, Balieva F, Szepietowski JC, Romanov D, Marron SE, Altunay IK, Finlay AY, Salek SS, Dalgard F (2017)
    Attachment Styles of Dermatological Patients in Europe: A Multi-centre Study in 13 Countries
    Acta Derm Venereol, 97 (7), 813-818
    DOI 10.2340/00015555-2619, PubMed 28119999

    Publications 2016

    Ayazi T, Swartz L, Eide AH, Lien L, Hauff E (2016)
    Psychotic-like experiences in a conflict-affected population: a cross-sectional study in South Sudan
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol, 51 (7), 971-9
    DOI 10.1007/s00127-016-1243-2, PubMed 27236268

    Balieva F, Lien L, Kupfer J, Halvorsen JA, Dalgard F (2016)
    Are Common Skin Diseases among Norwegian Dermatological Outpatients Associated with Psychological Problems Compared with Controls? An Observational Study
    Acta Derm Venereol, 96 (2), 227-31
    DOI 10.2340/00015555-2200, PubMed 26258955

    Hagen C, Lien L, Hauff E, Heir T (2016)
    Is mindfulness protective against PTSD? A neurocognitive study of 25 Tsunami disaster survivors
    J Negat Results Biomed, 15 (1), 13
    DOI 10.1186/s12952-016-0056-x, PubMed 27435165

    Jaradat Y, Nijem K, Lien L, Stigum H, Bjertness E, Bast-Pettersen R (2016)
    Psychosomatic symptoms and stressful working conditions among Palestinian nurses: a cross-sectional study
    Contemp Nurse, 52 (4), 381-397
    DOI 10.1080/10376178.2016.1188018, PubMed 27160155

    Khalifa DS, Glavin K, Bjertness E, Lien L (2016)
    Determinants of postnatal depression in Sudanese women at 3 months postpartum: a cross-sectional study
    BMJ Open, 6 (3), e009443
    DOI 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009443, PubMed 26966055

    Lien L, Hauff E, Martinez P, Eide AH, Swarts L, Ayazi T (2016)
    Alcohol use in South Sudan in relation to social factors, mental distress and traumatic events
    BMC Public Health, 16, 937
    DOI 10.1186/s12889-016-3605-9, PubMed 27600613

    Ness E, Antonsen B, Grøvli M, Hymer KE, Jakobsen I, Lindkvist KV, Lien L, Skåden H, Thomassen A, Torper JL, Vethe T, Aarøen K (2016)
    [Less compulsory admissions--dilemmas and challenges]
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 136 (7), 598-9
    DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.15.1031, PubMed 27094659

    Nilsen AS, Hilland E, Kogstad N, Heir T, Hauff E, Lien L, Endestad T (2016)
    Right temporal cortical hypertrophy in resilience to trauma: an MRI study
    Eur J Psychotraumatol, 7, 31314
    DOI 10.3402/ejpt.v7.31314, PubMed 27473521

    Sagatun Å, Wentzel-Larsen T, Heyerdahl S, Lien L (2016)
    Mental health in adolescence and subsequent receipt of medical benefits in young adulthood: The mediating role of upper secondary school completion
    Scand J Public Health, 44 (4), 431-8
    DOI 10.1177/1403494815622309, PubMed 26787550

    Publications 2015

    Abebe DS, Hafstad GS, Brunborg GS, Kumar BN, Lien L (2015)
    Binge Drinking, Cannabis and Tobacco Use Among Ethnic Norwegian and Ethnic Minority Adolescents in Oslo, Norway
    J Immigr Minor Health, 17 (4), 992-1001
    DOI 10.1007/s10903-014-0077-9, PubMed 25037580

    Ayazi T, Swartz L, Eide AH, Lien L, Hauff E (2015)
    Perceived current needs, psychological distress and functional impairment in a war-affected setting: a cross-sectional study in South Sudan
    BMJ Open, 5 (8), e007534
    DOI 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-007534, PubMed 26289449

    Homlong L, Rosvold EO, Bruusgaard D, Lien L, Sagatun Å, Haavet OR (2015)
    A prospective population-based study of health complaints in adolescence and use of social welfare benefits in young adulthood
    Scand J Public Health, 43 (6), 629-37
    DOI 10.1177/1403494815589862, PubMed 26082075

    Khalifa DS, Glavin K, Bjertness E, Lien L (2015)
    Postnatal depression among Sudanese women: prevalence and validation of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale at 3 months postpartum
    Int J Womens Health, 7, 677-84
    DOI 10.2147/IJWH.S81401, PubMed 26185471

    Lien L, Huus G, Morken G (2015)
    [L. Lien and colleagues reply]
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 135 (17), 1535
    DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.15.0924, PubMed 26394578

    Lien L, Huus G, Morken G (2015)
    [L. Lien and colleagues reply]
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 135 (21), 1923
    DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.15.1134, PubMed 26577313

    Lien L, Huus G, Morken G (2015)
    [People with mental disorders have shorter life expectancy]
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 135 (3), 246-8
    DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.14.0831, PubMed 25668543

    Lien L, Johannessen JO (2015)
    [Re: Criteria-based diagnostics generate excessive and incorrect diagnoses]
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 135 (19), 1712
    DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.15.1022, PubMed 26486657

    Neupane SP, Lien L, Martinez P, Hestad K, Bramness JG (2015)
    The relationship of alcohol use disorders and depressive symptoms to tryptophan metabolism: cross-sectional data from a Nepalese alcohol treatment sample
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res, 39 (3), 514-21
    DOI 10.1111/acer.12651, PubMed 25639711

    Neupane SP, Lien L, Ueland T, Mollnes TE, Aukrust P, Bramness JG (2015)
    Serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor levels in relation to comorbid depression and cytokine levels in Nepalese men with alcohol-use disorders
    Alcohol, 49 (5), 471-8
    DOI 10.1016/j.alcohol.2015.01.012, PubMed 25873205

    Sagatun Å, Heyerdahl S, Wentzel-Larsen T, Lien L (2015)
    Medical benefits in young adulthood: a population-based longitudinal study of health behaviour and mental health in adolescence and later receipt of medical benefits
    BMJ Open, 5 (5), e007139
    DOI 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-007139, PubMed 25967994

    Sorensen T, Lien L, Landheim A, Danbolt LJ (2015)
    Meaning-Making, Religiousness and Spirituality in Religiously Founded Substance Misuse Services-A Qualitative Study of Staff and Patients' Experiences
    Religions, 6 (1), 92-106

    Teodorescu DS, Heir T, Siqveland J, Hauff E, Wentzel-Larsen T, Lien L (2015)
    Chronic pain in multi-traumatized outpatients with a refugee background resettled in Norway: a cross-sectional study
    BMC Psychol, 3 (1), 7
    DOI 10.1186/s40359-015-0064-5, PubMed 25815196

    Zeratsion H, Bjertness CB, Bjertness E, Dalsklev M, Haavet OR, Halvorsen JA, Lien L, Claussen B (2015)
    The Influence of Parental Divorce on Educational Ambitions of 18/19 Year-Old Adolescents from Oslo, Norway
    J Child Fam Stud, 24 (10), 2865-2873
    DOI 10.1007/s10826-014-0090-6, PubMed 26379414

    Publications 2014

    Abebe DS, Lien L, Hjelde KH (2014)
    What we know and don't know about mental health problems among immigrants in Norway
    J Immigr Minor Health, 16 (1), 60-7
    DOI 10.1007/s10903-012-9745-9, PubMed 23117694

    Abebe DS, Torgersen L, Lien L, Hafstad GS, von Soest T (2014)
    Predictors of disordered eating in adolescence and young adulthood A population-based, longitudinal study of females and males in Norway
    Int. J. Behav. Dev., 38 (2), 128-138

    Ayazi T, Lien L, Eide A, Swartz L, Hauff E (2014)
    Association between exposure to traumatic events and anxiety disorders in a post-conflict setting: a cross-sectional community study in South Sudan
    BMC Psychiatry, 14, 6
    DOI 10.1186/1471-244X-14-6, PubMed 24410951

    Bratlien U, Øie M, Haug E, Møller P, Andreassen OA, Lien L, Melle I (2014)
    Environmental factors during adolescence associated with later development of psychotic disorders - a nested case-control study
    Psychiatry Res, 215 (3), 579-85
    DOI 10.1016/j.psychres.2013.12.048, PubMed 24495574

    Dalgard FJ, Gieler U, Tomas-Aragones L, Lien L, Poot F, Jemec GBE, Misery L, Szabo C, Linder D, Sampogna F, Evers AWM, Halvorsen JA, Balieva F, Szepietowski J, Romanov D, Marron SE, Altunay IK, Finlay AY, Salek SS, Kupfer J (2014)
    The psychological burden of skin diseases: a cross-sectional multicenter study among dermatological out-patients in 13 European countries
    J Invest Dermatol, 135 (4), 984-991
    DOI 10.1038/jid.2014.530, PubMed 25521458

    Halvorsen JA, Lien L, Dalgard F, Bjertness E, Stern RS (2014)
    Suicidal ideation, mental health problems, and social function in adolescents with eczema: a population-based study
    J Invest Dermatol, 134 (7), 1847-1854
    DOI 10.1038/jid.2014.70, PubMed 24496238

    Kierulf Strømme K, Strømme P, Bjertness E, Lien L (2014)
    Intrauterine growth restriction - a population-based study of the association with academic performance and psychiatric health
    Acta Paediatr, 103 (8), 886-91
    DOI 10.1111/apa.12657, PubMed 24724871

    Martinez P, Lien L, Landheim A, Kowal P, Clausen T (2014)
    Quality of life and social engagement of alcohol abstainers and users among older adults in South Africa
    BMC Public Health, 14, 316
    DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-14-316, PubMed 24708736

    Neupane SP, Lien L, Martinez P, Aukrust P, Ueland T, Mollnes TE, Hestad K, Bramness JG (2014)
    High frequency and intensity of drinking may attenuate increased inflammatory cytokine levels of major depression in alcohol-use disorders
    CNS Neurosci Ther, 20 (10), 898-904
    DOI 10.1111/cns.12303, PubMed 24995667

    Sagatun A, Heyerdahl S, Wentzel-Larsen T, Lien L (2014)
    Mental health problems in the 10th grade and non-completion of upper secondary school: the mediating role of grades in a population-based longitudinal study
    BMC Public Health, 14, 16
    DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-14-16, PubMed 24406098

    Salah TT, Ayazi T, Lien L, Eide A, Hauff E (2014)
    Social phobia among long-term internally displaced persons: An epidemiological study of adults in two internally displaced person settlements in Sudan
    Int J Soc Psychiatry, 61 (6), 550-9
    DOI 10.1177/0020764014564800, PubMed 25540300

    Zeratsion H, Bjertness CB, Lien L, Haavet OR, Dalsklev M, Halvorsen JA, Bjertness E, Claussen B (2014)
    Does Parental Divorce Increase Risk Behaviors among 15/16 and 18/19 year-old Adolescents? A Study from Oslo, Norway
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health, 10, 29-66
    DOI 10.2174/1745017901410010059, PubMed 25006342

    Publications 2013

    Ayazi T, Lien L, Eide A, Shadar EJ, Hauff E (2013)
    Community attitudes and social distance towards the mentally ill in South Sudan: a survey from a post-conflict setting with no mental health services
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol, 49 (5), 771-80
    DOI 10.1007/s00127-013-0775-y, PubMed 24136000

    Ayazi T, Lien L, Eide AH, Jenkins R, Albino RA, Hauff E (2013)
    Disability associated with exposure to traumatic events: results from a cross-sectional community survey in South Sudan
    BMC Public Health, 13, 469
    DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-13-469, PubMed 23672785

    Fredheim T, Haavet OR, Danbolt LJ, Kjønsberg K, Lien L (2013)
    Intellectual disability and mental health problems: a qualitative study of general practitioners' views
    BMJ Open, 3 (3)
    DOI 10.1136/bmjopen-2012-002283, PubMed 23471607

    Hustoft H, Hestad KA, Lien L, Moller P, Danbolt LJ (2013)
    "If I Didn't Have My Faith I Would Have Killed Myself!": Spiritual Coping in Patients Suffering From Schizophrenia
    Int. J. Psychol. Relig., 23 (2), 126-144

    Lien L, Welander-Vatn A (2013)
    Factors Associated with the Persistence of Bullying Victimization From 10th grade to 13th Grade: A Longitudinal Study
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health, 9, 243-50
    DOI 10.2174/1745017901309010243, PubMed 24367391

    Mathisen SE, Glavin K, Lien L, Lagerløv P (2013)
    Prevalence and risk factors for postpartum depressive symptoms in Argentina: a cross-sectional study
    Int J Womens Health, 5, 787-93
    DOI 10.2147/IJWH.S51436, PubMed 24294009

    Neupane SP, Lien L, Hilberg T, Bramness JG (2013)
    Vitamin D deficiency in alcohol-use disorders and its relationship to comorbid major depression: a cross-sectional study of inpatients in Nepal
    Drug Alcohol Depend, 133 (2), 480-5
    DOI 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2013.07.006, PubMed 23916323

    Saheer TB, Lien L, Hauff E, Nirmal Kumar B (2013)
    Ethnic differences in seasonal affective disorder and associated factors among five immigrant groups in Norway
    J Affect Disord, 151 (1), 237-42
    DOI 10.1016/j.jad.2013.05.086, PubMed 23820095

    Strøm IF, Thoresen S, Wentzel-Larsen T, Hjemdal OK, Lien L, Dyb G (2013)
    Exposure to life adversity in high school and later work participation: a longitudinal population-based study
    J Adolesc, 36 (6), 1143-51
    DOI 10.1016/j.adolescence.2013.09.003, PubMed 24215961

    Zeratsion H, Dalsklev M, Bjertness E, Lien L, Haavet OR, Halvorsen JA, Bjertness CB, Claussen B (2013)
    Parental divorce in late adolescence does not seem to increase mental health problems: a population study from Norway
    BMC Public Health, 13, 413
    DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-13-413, PubMed 23631712

    Publications 2012

    Abebe DS, Lien L, Torgersen L, von Soest T (2012)
    Binge eating, purging and non-purging compensatory behaviours decrease from adolescence to adulthood: A population-based, longitudinal study
    BMC Public Health, 12, 32
    DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-12-32, PubMed 22244266

    Ayazi T, Lien L, Eide AH, Ruom MM, Hauff E (2012)
    What are the risk factors for the comorbidity of posttraumatic stress disorder and depression in a war-affected population? A cross-sectional community study in South Sudan
    BMC Psychiatry, 12, 175
    DOI 10.1186/1471-244X-12-175, PubMed 23083301

    Bratlien U, Øie M, Lien L, Agartz I, Lie Romm K, Vaskinn A, Ueland T, Andreassen OA, Melle I (2012)
    Social dysfunction in first-episode psychosis and relations to neurocognition, duration of untreated psychosis and clinical symptoms
    Psychiatry Res, 207 (1-2), 33-9
    DOI 10.1016/j.psychres.2012.10.010, PubMed 23153893

    Dalgard F, Stern R, Lien L, Hauser S (2012)
    Itch, stress and self-efficacy among 18-year-old boys and girls: a Norwegian population-based cross-sectional study
    Acta Derm Venereol, 92 (5), 547-52
    DOI 10.2340/00015555-1309, PubMed 22334140

    Halvorsen JA, Dalgard F, Thoresen M, Bjertness E, Lien L (2012)
    Itch and pain in adolescents are associated with suicidal ideation: a population-based cross-sectional study
    Acta Derm Venereol, 92 (5), 543-6
    DOI 10.2340/00015555-1251, PubMed 22068440

    Halvorsen JA, Vleugels RA, Bjertness E, Lien L (2012)
    A population-based study of acne and body mass index in adolescents
    Arch Dermatol, 148 (1), 131-2
    DOI 10.1001/archderm.148.1.131, PubMed 22250253

    Haug E, Lien L, Raballo A, Bratlien U, Oie M, Andreassen OA, Melle I, Møller P (2012)
    Selective aggregation of self-disorders in first-treatment DSM-IV schizophrenia spectrum disorders
    J Nerv Ment Dis, 200 (7), 632-6
    DOI 10.1097/NMD.0b013e31825bfd6f, PubMed 22759943

    Lien L, Halvorsen JA, Haavet OR, Dalgard F (2012)
    The relation of early experienced negative life events and current itch. A longitudinal study among adolescents in Oslo, Norway
    J Psychosom Res, 72 (3), 226-9
    DOI 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2011.12.001, PubMed 22325703

    Salah TT, Abdelrahman A, Lien L, Eide AH, Martinez P, Hauff E (2012)
    The mental health of internally displaced persons: an epidemiological study of adults in two settlements in Central Sudan
    Int J Soc Psychiatry, 59 (8), 782-8
    DOI 10.1177/0020764012456810, PubMed 22982816

    Sorensen T, Dahl AA, Fossa SD, Holmen J, Lien L, Danbolt LJ (2012)
    Is 'Seeking God's Help' Associated with Life Satisfaction and Disease-specific Quality of Life in Cancer Patients? The HUNT Study
    Arch. Psychol. Relig., 34 (2), 191-213

    Sørensen T, Danbolt LJ, Holmen J, Koenig HG, Lien L (2012)
    Does Death of a Family Member Moderate the Relationship between Religious Attendance and Depressive Symptoms? The HUNT Study, Norway
    Depress Res Treat, 2012, 396347
    DOI 10.1155/2012/396347, PubMed 22655182

    Teodorescu DS, Heir T, Hauff E, Wentzel-Larsen T, Lien L (2012)
    Mental health problems and post-migration stress among multi-traumatized refugees attending outpatient clinics upon resettlement to Norway
    Scand J Psychol, 53 (4), 316-32
    DOI 10.1111/j.1467-9450.2012.00954.x, PubMed 22612589

    Teodorescu DS, Siqveland J, Heir T, Hauff E, Wentzel-Larsen T, Lien L (2012)
    Posttraumatic growth, depressive symptoms, posttraumatic stress symptoms, post-migration stressors and quality of life in multi-traumatized psychiatric outpatients with a refugee background in Norway
    Health Qual Life Outcomes, 10, 84
    DOI 10.1186/1477-7525-10-84, PubMed 22824521

    Publications 2011

    Abebe DS, Lien L, von Soest T (2011)
    The development of bulimic symptoms from adolescence to young adulthood in females and males: a population-based longitudinal cohort study
    Int J Eat Disord, 45 (6), 737-45
    DOI 10.1002/eat.20950, PubMed 22886952

    Danbolt LJ, Moller P, Lien L, Hestad KA (2011)
    The Personal Significance of Religiousness and Spirituality in Patients With Schizophrenia
    Int. J. Psychol. Relig., 21 (2), 145-158

    Fredheim T, Danbolt LJ, Haavet OR, Kjønsberg K, Lien L (2011)
    Collaboration between general practitioners and mental health care professionals: a qualitative study
    Int J Ment Health Syst, 5 (1), 13
    DOI 10.1186/1752-4458-5-13, PubMed 21600067

    Fredheim T, Lien L, Danbolt LJ, Kjønsberg K, Haavet OR (2011)
    Experiences with general practitioners described by families of children with intellectual disabilities and challenging behaviour: a qualitative study
    BMJ Open, 1 (2), e000304
    DOI 10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000304, PubMed 22123921

    Haug E, Melle I, Andreassen OA, Raballo A, Bratlien U, Øie M, Lien L, Møller P (2011)
    The association between anomalous self-experience and suicidality in first-episode schizophrenia seems mediated by depression
    Compr Psychiatry, 53 (5), 456-60
    DOI 10.1016/j.comppsych.2011.07.005, PubMed 21871617

    Haug E, Øie M, Melle I, Andreassen OA, Raballo A, Bratlien U, Lien L, Møller P (2011)
    The association between self-disorders and neurocognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia
    Schizophr Res, 135 (1-3), 79-83
    DOI 10.1016/j.schres.2011.11.015, PubMed 22137461

    Lien L, Green K, Thoresen M, Bjertness E (2011)
    Pain complaints as risk factor for mental distress: a three-year follow-up study
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 20 (10), 509-16
    DOI 10.1007/s00787-011-0211-3, PubMed 21847619

    Sørensen T, Danbolt LJ, Lien L, Koenig HG, Holmen J (2011)
    The relationship between religious attendance and blood pressure: the HUNT Study, Norway
    Int J Psychiatry Med, 42 (1), 13-28
    DOI 10.2190/PM.42.1.b, PubMed 22372022

    Publications 2010

    Berg AO, Melle I, Torjesen PA, Lien L, Hauff E, Andreassen OA (2010)
    A cross-sectional study of vitamin D deficiency among immigrants and Norwegians with psychosis compared to the general population
    J Clin Psychiatry, 71 (12), 1598-604
    DOI 10.4088/JCP.09m05299yel, PubMed 20441728

    Bjertness E, Sagatun A, Green K, Lien L, Søgaard AJ, Selmer R (2010)
    Response rates and selection problems, with emphasis on mental health variables and DNA sampling, in large population-based, cross-sectional and longitudinal studies of adolescents in Norway
    BMC Public Health, 10, 602
    DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-10-602, PubMed 20939903

    Halvorsen JA, Stern RS, Dalgard F, Thoresen M, Bjertness E, Lien L (2010)
    Suicidal ideation, mental health problems, and social impairment are increased in adolescents with acne: a population-based study
    J Invest Dermatol, 131 (2), 363-70
    DOI 10.1038/jid.2010.264, PubMed 20844551

    Haavet OR, Sagatun Å, Lien L (2010)
    Adolescents' adverse experiences and mental health in a prospective perspective
    Scand J Public Health, 39 (1), 58-63
    DOI 10.1177/1403494810375491, PubMed 20595249

    Lien L, Green K, Thoresen M, Bjertness E (2010)
    Atopic conditions and mental health problems: a 3-year follow-up study
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 19 (9), 705-13
    DOI 10.1007/s00787-010-0106-8, PubMed 20358235

    Lien L, Haavet OR, Dalgard F (2010)
    Do mental health and behavioural problems of early menarche persist into late adolescence? A three year follow-up study among adolescent girls in Oslo, Norway
    Soc Sci Med, 71 (3), 529-533
    DOI 10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.05.003, PubMed 20542613

    Publications 2009

    Halvorsen JA, Dalgard F, Thoresen M, Bjertness E, Lien L (2009)
    Is the association between acne and mental distress influenced by diet? Results from a cross-sectional population study among 3775 late adolescents in Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health, 9, 340
    DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-9-340, PubMed 19758425

    Halvorsen JA, Dalgard F, Thoresen M, Thoresen M, Bjertness E, Lien L (2009)
    Itch and mental distress: a cross-sectional study among late adolescents
    Acta Derm Venereol, 89 (1), 39-44
    DOI 10.2340/00015555-0554, PubMed 19197540

    Lien L, Green K, Welander-Vatn A, Bjertness E (2009)
    Mental and somatic health complaints associated with school bullying between 10th and 12th grade students; results from cross sectional studies in Oslo, Norway
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health, 5, 6
    DOI 10.1186/1745-0179-5-6, PubMed 19309497

    Lien L, Sagatun A, Heyerdahl S, Søgaard AJ, Bjertness E (2009)
    Is the relationship between smoking and mental health influenced by other unhealthy lifestyle factors? Results from a 3-year follow-up study among adolescents in Oslo, Norway
    J Adolesc Health, 45 (6), 609-17
    DOI 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2009.04.011, PubMed 19931834

    Publications 2008

    Lien L (2008)
    The association between mental health problems and inflammatory conditions across gender and immigrant status: a population-based cross-sectional study among 10th-grade students
    Scand J Public Health, 36 (4), 353-60
    DOI 10.1177/1403494808089062, PubMed 18539689

    Lien L, Hauff E (2008)
    [Psychiatry in poor countries: no health without mental health!]
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 128 (24), 2882-4
    PubMed 19092972

    Lydersen E, Aanes KJ, Andersen S, Andersen T, Brettum P, Baekken T, Lien L, Lindstrom EA, Lovik JE, Mjelde M, Oredalen TJ, Solheim AL, Romstad R, Wright RF (2008)
    Ecosystem effects of thermal manipulation of a whole lake, Lake Breisjoen, southern Norway (THERMOS project)
    Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 12 (2), 509-522

    Publications 2007

    Dalgard F, Lien L, Dalen I (2007)
    Itch in the community: associations with psychosocial factors among adults
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol, 21 (9), 1215-9
    DOI 10.1111/j.1468-3083.2007.02234.x, PubMed 17894708

    Diep PP, Lien L, Hofman J (2007)
    A criteria-based clinical audit on the case-management of children presenting with malaria at Mangochi District Hospital, Malawi
    World Hosp Health Serv, 43 (2), 21-9
    PubMed 17894190

    Lien L (2007)
    Is breakfast consumption related to mental distress and academic performance in adolescents?
    Public Health Nutr, 10 (4), 422-8
    DOI 10.1017/S1368980007258550, PubMed 17362539

    Lien L, Haavet OR, Thoresen M, Heyerdahl S, Bjertness E (2007)
    Mental health problems, negative life events, perceived pressure and the frequency of acute infections among adolescents. Results from a cross-sectional, multicultural, population-based study
    Acta Paediatr, 96 (2), 301-6
    DOI 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2007.00084.x, PubMed 17429925

    Lien N, Kumar BN, Lien L (2007)
    [Overweight among adolescents in Oslo]
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 127 (17), 2254-8
    PubMed 17828322

    Sagatun A, Lien L, Søgaard AJ, Bjertness E, Heyerdahl S (2007)
    Ethnic Norwegian and ethnic minority adolescents in Oslo, Norway. A longitudinal study comparing changes in mental health
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol, 43 (2), 87-95
    DOI 10.1007/s00127-007-0275-z, PubMed 17994176

    Vatn AS, Bjertness E, Lien L (2007)
    [Bullying and health complaints in children and adolescents]
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 127 (15), 1941-4
    PubMed 17700736

    Publications 2006

    Lien L, Dalgard F, Heyerdahl S, Thoresen M, Bjertness E (2006)
    The relationship between age of menarche and mental distress in Norwegian adolescent girls and girls from different immigrant groups in Norway: results from an urban city cross-sectional survey
    Soc Sci Med, 63 (2), 285-95
    DOI 10.1016/j.socscimed.2006.01.003, PubMed 16480806

    Lien L, Lien N, Heyerdahl S, Thoresen M, Bjertness E (2006)
    Consumption of soft drinks and hyperactivity, mental distress, and conduct problems among adolescents in Oslo, Norway
    Am J Public Health, 96 (10), 1815-20
    DOI 10.2105/AJPH.2004.059477, PubMed 17008578

    Lien L, Oppedal B, Haavet OR, Hauff E, Thoresen M, Bjertness E (2006)
    Own and parental war experience as a risk factor for mental health problems among adolescents with an immigrant background: results from a cross sectional study in Oslo, Norway
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health, 2, 30
    DOI 10.1186/1745-0179-2-30, PubMed 17081315

    Publications 2005

    Lien L (2005)
    Economic factors influencing the implementation of community care for severely ill schizophrenic patients
    World Hosp Health Serv, 41 (1), 21-4
    PubMed 15881822

    Lien L, Claussen B, Hauff E, Thoresen M, Bjertness E (2005)
    Bodily pain and associated mental distress among immigrant adolescents. A population-based cross-sectional study
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 14 (7), 371-5
    DOI 10.1007/s00787-005-0484-5, PubMed 16254766

    Lien L, Tambs K, Oppedal B, Heyerdahl S, Bjertness E (2005)
    Is relatively young age within a school year a risk factor for mental health problems and poor school performance? A population-based cross-sectional study of adolescents in Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health, 5, 102
    DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-5-102, PubMed 16207379

    Publications 2003

    Lien L (2003)
    Financial and organisational reforms in the health sector; implications for the financing and management of mental health care services
    Health Policy, 63 (1), 73-80
    PubMed 12468119

    Lien L (2003)
    [Tuberculosis and civil war]
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 123 (23), 3426-8
    PubMed 14713989

    Lien L (2003)
    Financial and organisational reforms in the health sector; implications for the financing and management of mental health care services
    Health Policy, 63 (1), PII S0168-8510(02)00054-4-80

    Lien L (2003)
    [New forms of cooperation in international health work]
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 123 (4), 501
    PubMed 12643066

    Lien L (2003)
    [How are prices for important drugs stipulated in poor countries?]
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 123 (7), 958-9
    PubMed 12737074

    Lien L (2003)
    [Are anti-HIV agents the salvation for poor countries?]
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 123 (12), 1714-6
    PubMed 12821995

    Publications 2002

    Catalan J, Ventura M, Brancelj A, Granados I, Thies H, Nickus U, Korhola A, Lotter AF, Barbieri A, Stuchlik E, Lien L, Bitusik P, Buchaca T, Camarero L, Goudsmit GH, Kopacek J, Lemcke G, Livingstone DM, Muller B, Rautio M, Sisko M, Sorvari S, Sporka F, Strunecky O, Toro M (2002)
    Seasonal ecosystem variability in remote mountain lakes: implications for detecting climatic signals in sediment records
    J. Paleolimn., 28 (1), 25-46

    Lien L (2002)
    Are readmission rates influenced by how psychiatric services are organized?
    Nord J Psychiatry, 56 (1), 23-8
    DOI 10.1080/08039480252803873, PubMed 11869461

    Lien L (2002)
    [Is investing in health economically beneficial?]
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 122 (8), 834-5
    PubMed 12092083

    Lien L (2002)
    Trends in international health development
    World Hosp Health Serv, 38 (2), 31-5
    PubMed 12402750

    Publications 2001

    Grimalt JO, Fernandez P, Berdie L, Vilanova RM, Catalan J, Psenner R, Hofer R, Appleby PG, Rosseland BO, Lien L, Massabuau JC, Battarbee RW (2001)
    Selective trapping of organochlorine compounds in mountain lakes of temperate areas
    Environ Sci Technol, 35 (13), 2690-7
    DOI 10.1021/es000278r, PubMed 11452593

    Publications 2000

    Rosseland BO, Massabuau JC, Grimalt J, Hofer R, Lackner R, Rognerud S, Lien L (2000)
    The ecophysiology and ecotoxicology of fishes as a tool for monitoring and management strategy of high mountain lakes and rivers in acidified areas
    Zool.-Anal. Complex Syst., 102 (2-3), 90-100

    Publications 1997

    Lien L, Nygård JF, Mowé G, Tellnes G (1997)
    [Occupational injuries and prolonged sick listings during the period 1989-93]
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 117 (12), 1774-8
    PubMed 9213985

    Sandvig A, Hewitt S, Wøien G, Graff-Iversen S, Lien L (1997)
    [Cardiovascular risk factors in persons aged 40-42 years in the county of Hedmark 1988-94]
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 117 (16), 2325-8
    PubMed 9265277

    Woolley GA, Biggin PC, Schultz A, Lien L, Jaikaran DC, Breed J, Crowhurst K, Sansom MS (1997)
    Intrinsic rectification of ion flux in alamethicin channels: studies with an alamethicin dimer
    Biophys J, 73 (2), 770-8
    DOI 10.1016/S0006-3495(97)78109-8, PubMed 9251793

    Publications 1996

    Lien L, Raddum GG, Fjellheim A, Henriksen A (1996)
    A critical limit for acid neutralizing capacity in Norwegian surface waters, based on new analyses of fish and invertebrate responses
    Sci. Total Environ., 177, 173-193

    You S, Peng S, Lien L, Breed J, Sansom MS, Woolley GA (1996)
    Engineering stabilized ion channels: covalent dimers of alamethicin
    Biochemistry, 35 (20), 6225-32
    DOI 10.1021/bi9529216, PubMed 8639562

    Publications 1995

    Dalziel TRK, Kroglund F, Lien L, Rosseland BO (1995)
    The refish (restoring endangered fish in stressed habitats) project, 1988-1994
    Water Air Soil Pollut., 85 (2), 321-326

    Henriksen A, Posch M, Hultberg H, Lien L (1995)
    Critical loads of acidity for surface waters - Can the ANC(limit) be considered variable?
    Water Air Soil Pollut., 85 (4), 2419-2424

    Sci. Total Environ., 160-61, 703-713

    Mosello R, Wathne BM, Lien L, Birks HJB (1995)
    AL:PE projects: Water chemistry and critical loads
    Water Air Soil Pollut., 85 (2), 493-498

    Wang CH, Kleyn PW, Vitale E, Ross BM, Lien L, Xu J, Carter TA, Brzustowicz LM, Obici S, Selig S (1995)
    Refinement of the spinal muscular atrophy locus by genetic and physical mapping
    Am J Hum Genet, 56 (1), 202-9
    PubMed 7825579

    Publications 1994

    LIEN L (1994)
    Environ. Int., 20 (3), 349-352

    Lien L (1994)
    [WHO strategies to reduce childhood mortality in developing countries]
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 114 (28), 3335-7
    PubMed 7809895

    Publications 1993

    Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 50 (3), 575-585

    Publications 1992

    Lien L (1992)
    [Physicians' initiative, cooperation and attitude when working with disability pension cases]
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 112 (2), 210-2
    PubMed 1566252

    Publications 1991

    Johnsen TS, Lien L, Engan G (1991)
    [Cholesterol level among school children. Cholesterol measurements in adolescents in a municipality in Finnmark and a municipality in Sogn and Fjordane]
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 111 (1), 29-31
    PubMed 2000583

    Publications 1989

    Ambio, 18 (6), 314-321

    Publications 1988

    Ambio, 17 (4), 259-266

    Publications 1981

    LIEN L (1981)
    HOLARCTIC ECOL, 4 (3), 191-200

    Publications 1979

    Oikos, 32 (3), 309-317

    Publications 1978

    BAKKE TA, LIEN L (1978)
    Int. J. Parasit., 8 (2), 155-161

    Publications 1972

    Bratfos O, Hirsch J, Borg E, Hanssen B, Lien L, Lund K, Saetness P (1972)
    Out-patient treatment of psychoses. A short term follow-up of 462 patients
    Acta Psychiatr Scand, 48 (1), 30-42
    PubMed 5061622

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