Jan-Vegard Nilsen

  • Psychologist, PhD candidate
  • +47 23 02 73 94

Jan-Vegard Nilsen joined the research team in august 2017 as a PhD-candidate. He is a clinical psychologist and has more than 10 years’ experience working with ED treatment, primarily for adolescents. As a researcher he specialises in qualitative methods and is especially interested the experiences of patients during and after treatment and the effects of treatment. Jan Vegard is also involved in the training and guidance of treatment providers for EDs. In his PhD research, Jan Vegard uses interview data from the project “Family-based inpatient treatment for anorexia nervosa: a follow-up study”. Focusing on user perspectives and experiences he aims to understand better how the inpatient context can be enabled in more promising ways for adolescents and families in need of higher levels of care. 

Ongoing research:

Family-based inpatient treatment for anorexia nervosa: a follow-up study 

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Publications 2023

Funderud I, Halvorsen I, Kvakland AL, Nilsen JV, Skjønhaug J, Stedal K, Rø Ø (2023)
Multifamily therapy for adolescent eating disorders: a study of the change in eating disorder symptoms from start of treatment to follow-up
J Eat Disord, 11 (1), 92
DOI 10.1186/s40337-023-00814-y, PubMed 37287009

Hage TW, Nilsen JV, Karlsen KM, Lyslid MH, Wennersberg AL, Wisting L (2023)
"I am not alone". A qualitative feasibility study of eating disorders prevention groups for young females with type 1 diabetes
J Eat Disord, 11 (1), 42
DOI 10.1186/s40337-023-00767-2, PubMed 36941696

Publications 2022

Halvorsen IM, Rø A, Nilsen JV, (2022)
Unge med anoreksi og deres søsken: Hvordan sykdommen påvirket dagliglivet i akuttfasen og ved oppfølging etter cirka 4,5 år
Tidsskrift for Norsk psykologforening, 59, 366-373
DOI 10.52734/Tt7787P5, PublikaID 415

Publications 2021

Nilsen JV, Rø Ø, Halvorsen I, Oddli HW, Hage TW (2021)
Family members' reflections upon a family-based inpatient treatment program for adolescent anorexia nervosa: a thematic analysis
J Eat Disord, 9 (1), 7
DOI 10.1186/s40337-020-00360-x, PubMed 33407914

Publications 2020

Nilsen JV, Hage TW, Rø Ø, Halvorsen I, Oddli HW (2020)
External support and personal agency - young persons' reports on recovery after family-based inpatient treatment for anorexia nervosa: a qualitative descriptive study
J Eat Disord, 8, 18
DOI 10.1186/s40337-020-00293-5, PubMed 32391150

Publications 2019

Nilsen JV, Hage TW, Ro O, Halvorsen I, Oddli HW (2019)
Minding the adolescent in family-based inpatient treatment for anorexia nervosa: a qualitative study of former inpatients' views on treatment collaboration and staff behaviors
BMC Psychol., 7 (1), 72
DOI 10.1186/s40359-019-0348-2

Nilsen JV, Hage TW, Rø Ø, Halvorsen I, Oddli HW (2019)
Family-based inpatient treatment for adolescent anorexia nervosa: a thematic analysis of former patients' post-treatment reflections
Eat Disord, 29 (4), 390-407
DOI 10.1080/10640266.2019.1656469, PubMed 31682534

Nilsen JV, Hage TW, Rø Ø, Halvorsen I, Oddli HW (2019)
Minding the adolescent in family-based inpatient treatment for anorexia nervosa: a qualitative study of former inpatients' views on treatment collaboration and staff behaviors
BMC Psychol, 7 (1), 72
DOI 10.1186/s40359-019-0348-2, PubMed 31727151

Publications 2017

Halvorsen I, Reas DL, Nilsen JV, Rø Ø (2017)
Naturalistic Outcome of Family-Based Inpatient Treatment for Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa
Eur Eat Disord Rev, 26 (2), 141-145
DOI 10.1002/erv.2572, PubMed 29218761

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