Astrid Irene Brænden

  • Post doc; Psychologist

Research interests:
Severe mood dysregulation, aggressive behaviour, biological mechanisms, neurocognitive development, stress, parent-child interactions.

Astrid Brænden’s postdoc project, beginning in the fall of 2024, aims to utilize neuroimaging data from children and adolescents with various mental disorders, along with neurocognitive tests and assessments of symptoms and lifestyle factors, to gain a deeper understanding of neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD and autism. The postdoc project will be part of the BRAINMINT project.


Publications 2023

Brænden A, Coldevin M, Zeiner P, Stubberud J, Melinder A (2023)
Executive function in children with disruptive mood dysregulation disorder compared to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and oppositional defiant disorder, and in children with different irritability levels
Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 33 (1), 115-125
DOI 10.1007/s00787-023-02143-6, PubMed 36680626

Brænden A, Coldevin M, Zeiner P, Stubberud J, Melinder A (2023)
Neuropsychological mechanisms of social difficulties in disruptive mood dysregulation disorder versus oppositional defiant disorder
Child Neuropsychol, 30 (3), 402-424
DOI 10.1080/09297049.2023.2205632, PubMed 37106502

Brænden A, Lebena A, Faresjö Å, Theodorsson E, Coldevin M, Stubberud J, Zeiner P, Melinder A (2023)
Excessive hair cortisol concentration as an indicator of psychological disorders in children
Psychoneuroendocrinology, 157, 106363
DOI 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2023.106363, PubMed 37573627

Coldevin M, Brænden A, Zeiner P, Øyen AS, Melinder A, Stubberud J (2023)
Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder in a Norwegian Clinical Child Population
Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry, 29 (2), 393-406
DOI 10.1177/13591045231176928, PubMed 37208899

Publications 2022

Brænden A, Zeiner P, Coldevin M, Stubberud J, Melinder A (2022)
Underlying mechanisms of disruptive mood dysregulation disorder in children: A systematic review by means of research domain criteria
JCPP Adv, 2 (1), e12060
DOI 10.1002/jcv2.12060, PubMed 37431494

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