Unni Sveen

  • Senior Researcher, Occupational Therapist
  • (230)16155/ 918 84 768

Original articles

van Walsem MR, Howe EI, Perrin PB, Sigurdardottir S, Røe C, Sveen U, Lu J, Forslund MV, Andelic N (2020)
Trajectories of self-reported competency up to 10 years following moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury
Brain Inj
DOI 10.1080/02699052.2019.1704061, PubMed 31928233

Hjelle EG, Bragstad LK, Kirkevold M, Zucknick M, Bronken BA, Martinsen R, Kvigne KJ, Kitzmüller G, Mangset M, Thommessen B, Sveen U (2019)
Effect of a dialogue-based intervention on psychosocial well-being 6 months after stroke in Norway: A randomized controlled trial
J Rehabil Med, 51 (8), 557-565
DOI 10.2340/16501977-2585, PubMed 31411337

Bonsaksen T, Dolva AS, Horghagen S, Sveen U, Hagby C, Arntzen C (2019)
Characteristics of community-based occupational therapy: Results of a norwegian survey
Scand J Occup Ther, 27 (1), 39-46
DOI 10.1080/11038128.2019.1609085, PubMed 31032684

Hjelle EG, Bragstad LK, Zucknick M, Kirkevold M, Thommessen B, Sveen U (2019)
The General Health Questionnaire-28 (GHQ-28) as an outcome measurement in a randomized controlled trial in a Norwegian stroke population
BMC Psychol, 7 (1), 18
DOI 10.1186/s40359-019-0293-0, PubMed 30902115

Bragstad LK, Bronken BA, Sveen U, Hjelle EG, Kitzmüller G, Martinsen R, Kvigne KJ, Mangset M, Kirkevold M (2019)
Implementation fidelity in a complex intervention promoting psychosocial well-being following stroke: an explanatory sequential mixed methods study
BMC Med Res Methodol, 19 (1), 59
DOI 10.1186/s12874-019-0694-z, PubMed 30876403

Kitzmüller G, Mangset M, Evju AS, Angel S, Aadal L, Martinsen R, Bronken BA, Kvigne K, Bragstad LK, Hjelle EG, Sveen U, Kirkevold M (2019)
Finding the Way Forward: The Lived Experience of People With Stroke After Participation in a Complex Psychosocial Intervention
Qual Health Res, 29 (12), 1711-1724
DOI 10.1177/1049732319833366, PubMed 30862270

Arntzen C, Sveen U, Hagby C, Bonsaksen T, Dolva AS, Horghagen S (2019)
Community-based occupational therapy in Norway: Content, dilemmas, and priorities
Scand J Occup Ther, 26 (5), 371-381
DOI 10.1080/11038128.2018.1548647, PubMed 30632858

Raanaas RK, Lund A, Sveen U, Asbjornslett M (2019)
Re-creating self-identity and meaning through occupations during expected and unexpected transitions in life
J. Occup. Sci., 26 (2), 211-218

Bonsaksen T, Dolva AS, Hagby C, Sveen U, Horghagen S, Thyness EM, Arntzen C (2018)
Involvement in Research and Development Projects Among Community-working Occupational Therapists in Norway
Occup Ther Health Care, 33 (1), 22-36
DOI 10.1080/07380577.2018.1526434, PubMed 30596456

Kirkevold M, Kildal Bragstad L, Bronken BA, Kvigne K, Martinsen R, Gabrielsen Hjelle E, Kitzmüller G, Mangset M, Angel S, Aadal L, Eriksen S, Wyller TB, Sveen U (2018)
Promoting psychosocial well-being following stroke: study protocol for a randomized, controlled trial
BMC Psychol, 6 (1), 12
DOI 10.1186/s40359-018-0223-6, PubMed 29615136

Njølstad BW, Mengshoel AM, Sveen U (2018)
'It's like being a slave to your own body in a way': a qualitative study of adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome
Scand J Occup Ther, 26 (7), 505-514
DOI 10.1080/11038128.2018.1455895, PubMed 29607759

Bonsaksen T, Sveen U, Dolva AS, Horghagen S, Thyness EM, Hagby C, Arntzen C (2018)
Perceived Influence on Service Goals Among Community-Working Occupational Therapists in Norway
J Prim Care Community Health, 9, 2150132718813491
DOI 10.1177/2150132718813491, PubMed 30465623

Haveraaen L, Brouwers EPM, Sveen U, Skarpaas LS, Sagvaag H, Aas RW (2017)
The First Six Years of Building and Implementing a Return-to-Work Service for Patients with Acquired Brain Injury. The Rapid-Return-to-Work-Cohort-Study
J Occup Rehabil, 27 (4), 623-632
DOI 10.1007/s10926-016-9693-7, PubMed 28144771

Howe EI, Langlo KS, Terjesen HCA, Røe C, Schanke AK, Søberg HL, Sveen U, Aas E, Enehaug H, Alves DE, Klethagen P, Sagstad K, Moen CM, Torsteinsbrend K, Linnestad AM, Nordenmark TH, Rismyhr BS, Wangen G, Lu J, Ponsford J, Twamley EW, Ugelstad H, Spjelkavik Ø, Løvstad M, Andelic N (2017)
Combined cognitive and vocational interventions after mild to moderate traumatic brain injury: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
Trials, 18 (1), 483
DOI 10.1186/s13063-017-2218-7, PubMed 29041954

Lund A, Melhus M, Sveen U (2017)
Enjoyable company in sharing stroke experiences; - lifestyle groups after stroke
Scand J Occup Ther, 25 (2), 127-135
DOI 10.1080/11038128.2017.1341958, PubMed 28625085

Slomic M, Christiansen B, Soberg HL, Sveen U (2016)
User involvement and experiential knowledge in interprofessional rehabilitation: a grounded theory study
BMC Health Serv Res, 16 (1), 547
DOI 10.1186/s12913-016-1808-5, PubMed 27716269

Pinxsterhuis I, Sandvik L, Strand EB, Bautz-Holter E, Sveen U (2016)
Effectiveness of a group-based self-management program for people with chronic fatigue syndrome: a randomized controlled trial
Clin Rehabil, 31 (1), 93-103
DOI 10.1177/0269215515621362, PubMed 26672998

Sveen U, Røe C, Sigurdardottir S, Skandsen T, Andelic N, Manskow U, Berntsen SA, Soberg HL, Anke A (2016)
Rehabilitation pathways and functional independence one year after severe traumatic brain injury
Eur J Phys Rehabil Med, 52 (5), 650-661
PubMed 27050083

Sveen U, Søberg HL, Østensjø S (2016)
Biographical disruption, adjustment and reconstruction of everyday occupations and work participation after mild traumatic brain injury. A focus group study
Disabil Rehabil, 38 (23), 2296-304
DOI 10.3109/09638288.2015.1129445, PubMed 27007064

Pinxsterhuis I, Strand EB, Stormorken E, Sveen U (2015)
From chaos and insecurity to understanding and coping: experienced benefits of a group-based education programme for people with chronic fatigue syndrome
Brit. J. Guid. Couns., 43 (4), 463-475

Berzina G, Sveen U, Paanalahti M, Sunnerhagen KS (2015)
Analyzing the modified rankin scale using concepts of the international classification of functioning, disability and health
Eur J Phys Rehabil Med, 52 (2), 203-13
PubMed 26006081

Martinsen R, Kirkevold M, Sveen U (2015)
Young and midlife stroke survivors' experiences with the health services and long-term follow-up needs
J Neurosci Nurs, 47 (1), 27-35
DOI 10.1097/JNN.0000000000000107, PubMed 25565592

Pinxsterhuis I, Hellum LL, Aannestad HH, Sveen U (2015)
Development of a group-based self-management programme for individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome: a pilot study
Scand J Occup Ther, 22 (2), 117-25
DOI 10.3109/11038128.2014.985608, PubMed 25581161

Pinxsterhuis I, Strand EB, Sveen U (2015)
Coping with chronic fatigue syndrome: a review and synthesis of qualitative studies
FATIGUE, 3 (3), 173-188

Lund A, Mangset M, Wyller TB, Sveen U (2015)
Occupational Transaction after Stroke Constructed as Threat and Balance
J. Occup. Sci., 22 (2), 146-159

Andelic N, Perrin PB, Forslund MV, Soberg HL, Sigurdardottir S, Sveen U, Jerstad T, Roe C (2014)
Trajectories of physical health in the first 5 years after traumatic brain injury
J Neurol, 262 (3), 523-31
DOI 10.1007/s00415-014-7595-1, PubMed 25476694

Sveen U, Andelic N, Bautz-Holter E, Røe C (2014)
Self-reported competency--validation of the Norwegian version of the patient competency rating scale for traumatic brain injury
Disabil Rehabil, 37 (3), 239-46
DOI 10.3109/09638288.2014.913706, PubMed 24773117

Michelet M, Lund A, Sveen U (2014)
Strategies to recruit and retain older adults in intervention studies: a quantitative comparative study
Arch Gerontol Geriatr, 59 (1), 25-31
DOI 10.1016/j.archger.2014.03.002, PubMed 24698174

Soberg HL, Røe C, Anke A, Arango-Lasprilla JC, Skandsen T, Sveen U, von Steinbüchel N, Andelic N (2013)
Health-related quality of life 12 months after severe traumatic brain injury: a prospective nationwide cohort study
J Rehabil Med, 45 (8), 785-91
DOI 10.2340/16501977-1158, PubMed 24002315

Sveen U, Ostensjo S, Laxe S, Soberg HL (2012)
Problems in functioning after a mild traumatic brain injury within the ICF framework: the patient perspective using focus groups
Disabil Rehabil, 35 (9), 749-57
DOI 10.3109/09638288.2012.707741, PubMed 22897238

Martinsen R, Kirkevold M, Sveen U (2012)
Younger stroke survivors' experiences of family life in a long-term perspective: a narrative hermeneutic phenomenological study
Nurs Res Pract, 2012, 948791
DOI 10.1155/2012/948791, PubMed 23304485

Lund A, Michelet M, Sandvik L, Wyller T, Sveen U (2011)
A lifestyle intervention as supplement to a physical activity programme in rehabilitation after stroke: a randomized controlled trial
Clin Rehabil, 26 (6), 502-12
DOI 10.1177/0269215511429473, PubMed 22169830

Andelic N, Bautz-Holter E, Ronning P, Olafsen K, Sigurdardottir S, Schanke AK, Sveen U, Tornas S, Sandhaug M, Roe C (2011)
Does an early onset and continuous chain of rehabilitation improve the long-term functional outcome of patients with severe traumatic brain injury?
J Neurotrauma, 29 (1), 66-74
DOI 10.1089/neu.2011.1811, PubMed 21864138

Lund A, Michelet M, Kjeken I, Wyller TB, Sveen U (2011)
Development of a person-centred lifestyle intervention for older adults following a stroke or transient ischaemic attack
Scand J Occup Ther, 19 (2), 140-9
DOI 10.3109/11038128.2011.603353, PubMed 21854103

Sveen U, Bautz-Holter E, Sandvik L, Alvsåker K, Røe C (2010)
Relationship between competency in activities, injury severity, and post-concussion symptoms after traumatic brain injury
Scand J Occup Ther, 17 (3), 225-32
DOI 10.3109/11038120903171295, PubMed 20302448

Andelic N, Sigurdardottir S, Schanke AK, Sandvik L, Sveen U, Roe C (2010)
Disability, physical health and mental health 1 year after traumatic brain injury
Disabil Rehabil, 32 (13), 1122-31
DOI 10.3109/09638280903410722, PubMed 20113311

Røe C, Sveen U, Geyh S, Cieza A, Bautz-Holter E (2009)
Construct dimensionality and properties of the categories in the ICF Core Set for low back pain
J Rehabil Med, 41 (6), 429-37
DOI 10.2340/16501977-0368, PubMed 19479155

Røe C, Sveen U, Cieza A, Geyh S, Bautz-Holter E (2009)
Validation of the Brief ICF core set for low back pain from the Norwegian perspective
Eur J Phys Rehabil Med, 45 (3), 403-14
PubMed 19396057

Røe C, Sveen U, Alvsåker K, Bautz-Holter E (2009)
Post-concussion symptoms after mild traumatic brain injury: influence of demographic factors and injury severity in a 1-year cohort study
Disabil Rehabil, 31 (15), 1235-43
DOI 10.1080/09638280802532720, PubMed 19116810

Røe C, Sveen U, Kristoffersen OJ, Fossen B, Hammergren N, Iversen VT, Hannestad K, Bautz-Holter E (2008)
[Testing of ICF core set for low back pain]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 128 (23), 2706-8
PubMed 19079415

Bautz-Holter E, Sveen U, Cieza A, Geyh S, Røe C (2008)
Does the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) core set for low back pain cover the patients' problems? A cross-sectional content-validity study with a Norwegian population
Eur J Phys Rehabil Med, 44 (4), 387-97
PubMed 19002088

Andelic N, Hammergren N, Bautz-Holter E, Sveen U, Brunborg C, Røe C (2008)
Functional outcome and health-related quality of life 10 years after moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury
Acta Neurol Scand, 120 (1), 16-23
DOI 10.1111/j.1600-0404.2008.01116.x, PubMed 18976326

Røe C, Sveen U, Bautz-Holter E (2008)
Retaining the patient perspective in the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health Core Set for low back pain
Patient Prefer Adherence, 2, 337-47
DOI 10.2147/ppa.s4419, PubMed 19920981

Sveen U, Mongs M, Røe C, Sandvik L, Bautz-Holter E (2008)
Self-rated competency in activities predicts functioning and participation one year after traumatic brain injury
Clin Rehabil, 22 (1), 45-55
DOI 10.1177/0269215507080768, PubMed 18089663

Bautz-Holter E, Sveen U, Søberg H, Røe C (2007)
[Challenges and trends in rehabilitation]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 127 (3), 304-6
PubMed 17279109

Sveen U, Thommessen B, Bautz-Holter E, Wyller TB, Laake K (2004)
Well-being and instrumental activities of daily living after stroke
Clin Rehabil, 18 (3), 267-74
DOI 10.1191/0269215504cr719oa, PubMed 15137558

Wyller TB, Thommessen B, Sødring KM, Sveen U, Pettersen AM, Bautz-Holter E, Laake K (2003)
Emotional well-being of close relatives to stroke survivors
Clin Rehabil, 17 (4), 410-7
DOI 10.1191/0269215503cr627oa, PubMed 12785250

Bautz-Holter E, Sveen U, Rygh J, Rodgers H, Wyller TB (2002)
Early supported discharge of patients with acute stroke: a randomized controlled trial
Disabil Rehabil, 24 (7), 348-55
DOI 10.1080/09638280110093677, PubMed 12022784

Sveen U, Bautz-Holter E, Sødring KM, Wyller TB, Laake K (1999)
Association between impairments, self-care ability and social activities 1 year after stroke
Disabil Rehabil, 21 (8), 372-7
DOI 10.1080/096382899297477, PubMed 10503978

Sødring KM, Laake K, Sveen U, Wyller TB, Bautz-Holter E (1998)
Validation of the screening instrument for neuropsychological impairment in stroke
Physiother Res Int, 3 (1), 15-26
DOI 10.1002/pri.119, PubMed 9718614

Wyller TB, Sveen U, Sødring KM, Pettersen AM, Bautz-Holter E (1997)
Subjective well-being one year after stroke
Clin Rehabil, 11 (2), 139-45
DOI 10.1177/026921559701100207, PubMed 9199866

Wyller TB, Sødring KM, Sveen U, Ljunggren AE, Bautz-Holter E (1997)
Are there gender differences in functional outcome after stroke?
Clin Rehabil, 11 (2), 171-9
DOI 10.1177/026921559701100211, PubMed 9199870

Wyller TB, Sødring KM, Sveen U, Ljunggren AE, Bautz-Holter E (1996)
Predictive validity of the Sødring Motor Evaluation of Stroke Patients (SMES)
Scand J Rehabil Med, 28 (4), 211-6
PubMed 9122649

Wyller TB, Sveen U, Bautz-Holter E (1996)
The Frenchay Activities Index in stroke patients: agreement between scores by patients and by relatives
Disabil Rehabil, 18 (9), 454-9
DOI 10.3109/09638289609165909, PubMed 8877304

Laake K, Laake P, Ranhoff AH, Sveen U, Wyller TB, Bautz-Holter E (1995)
The Barthel ADL index: factor structure depends upon the category of patient
Age Ageing, 24 (5), 393-7
DOI 10.1093/ageing/24.5.393, PubMed 8669341

Wyller TB, Sveen U, Bautz-Holter E (1995)
The Barthel ADL index one year after stroke: comparison between relatives' and occupational therapist's scores
Age Ageing, 24 (5), 398-401
DOI 10.1093/ageing/24.5.398, PubMed 8669342

Review articles

Wyller TB, Sveen U (2002)
[Non-linguistic cognitive symptoms of cerebral stroke]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 122 (6), 627-30
PubMed 11998718

Other articles

Røe C, Kirkevold M, Andelic N, Soberg HL, Sveen U, Bautz-Holter E, Jahnsen R, van Walsem MR, Kildal Bragstad L, Gabrielsen Hjelle E, Klevberg G, Oretorp P, Habberstad A, Hagfors J, Væhle R, Engen G, Gutenbrunner C (2018)
The challenges of describing rehabilitation services: A discussion paper
J Rehabil Med, 50 (2), 151-158
DOI 10.2340/16501977-2299, PubMed 29260837

Häggblom-Kronlöf G, Thordardottir B, Nygård L, Helle T, Sveen U (2017)
Scand J Occup Ther, 24 (4), 233-234
DOI 10.1080/11038128.2017.1333672, PubMed 28573930

Helbostad JL, Saltvedt I, Strobel C, Sveen U, Nøkleby K, Wyller TB (2010)
[Neuropsychological investigation often necessary]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 130 (4), 365
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.10.0080, PubMed 20220854

Helbostad JL, Saltvedt I, Strobel C, Sveen U, Nøkleby K, Wyller TB (2009)
[Assessment tools in geriatrics and rehabilitation]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 129 (19), 2020
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.09.0877, PubMed 19823213

Wyller TB, Sveen U, BautzHolter E (1997)
The Frenchay Activities Index in stroke patients: Agreement between scores by patients and relatives - Reply
Disabil. Rehabil., 19 (3), 121-122

Book chapters

Wyller TB, Thommessen B, Sødring KM, Sveen U, Pettersen AM, Bautz-Holter E, Laake K (2003)
Emotional well-being of close relatives to stroke survivors
In Clinical rehabilitation, Edward Arnold, Sevenoaks, 17(2003)4, s.410-7
BIBSYS 041729099


Sveen U (2004)
Activities and well-being after stroke
In Series of dissertations submitted to the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Unipub, Oslo, no. 189, 1 b. (flere pag.)
BIBSYS 041552296, ISBN 82-8080-088-3

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