Solveig Karin Bø Vatnar

  • Psychology specialist; PhD
  • +47 220 29 220 /47240094
Solveig K B Vatnar obtained her PhD at the University of Oslo in 2009. She currently holds positions as PhD, Specialist in clinical psychology at the Centre for research and education in forensic psychiatry at Oslo University Hospital and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences.

Her expertise is in the field of intimate partner violence, with a special focus on the interactional perspective of IPV, assessment of IPV risk, and intimate partner homicide. She has authored more than 20 articles and chapters.
 

Publications 2022

Vatnar SKB, Friestad C, Bjørkly S (2022)
Intimate Partner Homicides in Norway 1990-2020: An Analysis of Incidence and Characteristics
J Interpers Violence, 08862605211063508
DOI 10.1177/08862605211063508, PubMed 34982009

Publications 2021

Ørke EC, Bjørkly S, Dufort M, Vatnar SKB (2021)
Attachment Characteristics Among Women Victimized in No, One, and Multiple IPV Relationships: A Case-Control Study
Violence Against Women, 27 (15-16), 2945-2970
DOI 10.1177/1077801220981157, PubMed 33573515

Publications 2020

Lockertsen O, Varvin S, Faerden A, Eriksen BMS, Roaldset JO, Procter NG, Vatnar SKB (2020)
Risk assessment of imminent violence in acute psychiatry: a step towards an extended model
J. Forensic Psychiatry Psychol., 31 (1), 41-63
DOI 10.1080/14789949.2019.1663898

Lockertsen Ø, Varvin S, Færden A, Vatnar SKB (2020)
Short-term risk assessments in an acute psychiatric inpatient setting: A re-examination of the Brøset Violence Checklist using repeated measurements - Differentiating violence characteristics and gender
Arch Psychiatr Nurs, 35 (1), 17-26
DOI 10.1016/j.apnu.2020.11.003, PubMed 33593511

Ørke EC, Bjørkly S, Vatnar SKB (2020)
IPV Characteristics, Childhood Violence, and Adversities as Risk Factors for Being Victimized in Multiple IPV Relationships
J Interpers Violence, 37 (3-4), NP1988-NP2011
DOI 10.1177/0886260520933037, PubMed 32589503

Publications 2019

Vatnar SKB, Friestad C, Bjorkly S (2019)
The Influence of Substance Use on Intimate Partner Homicide: Evidence from a Norwegian National 22-year Cohort
Int. J. Forensic Ment. Health, 18 (2), 99-110
DOI 10.1080/14999013.2018.1525777

Vatnar SKB, Friestad C, Bjørkly S (2019)
A Comparison of Intimate Partner Homicide With Intimate Partner Homicide-Suicide: Evidence From a Norwegian National 22-Year Cohort
J Interpers Violence, 36 (17-18), 8231-8256
DOI 10.1177/0886260519849656, PubMed 31104552

Vatnar SKB, Leer-Salvesen K, Bjørkly S (2019)
Mandatory Reporting of Intimate Partner Violence: A Mixed Methods Systematic Review
Trauma Violence Abuse, 22 (4), 635-655
DOI 10.1177/1524838019869102, PubMed 31446848

Publications 2018

Orke EC, Vatnar SKB, Bjorkly S (2018)
Risk for Revictimization of Intimate Partner Violence by Multiple Partners: a Systematic Review
J. Fam. Violence, 33 (5), 325-339
DOI 10.1007/s10896-018-9952-9

Vatnar SKB, Friestad C, Bjorkly S (2018)
Differences in intimate partner homicides perpetrated by men and women: evidence from a Norwegian National 22-year cohort
Psychol. Crime Law, 24 (8), 790-805
DOI 10.1080/1068316X.2018.1438433

Publications 2017

Lockertsen Ø, Procter N, Vatnar SKB, Faerden A, Eriksen BMS, Roaldset JO, Varvin S (2017)
Screening for risk of violence using service users' self-perceptions: A prospective study from an acute mental health unit
Int J Ment Health Nurs, 27 (3), 1055-1065
DOI 10.1111/inm.12413, PubMed 29171702

Vatnar SKB, Friestad C, Bjorkly S (2017)
Intimate Partner Homicide in Norway 1990-2012: Identifying Risk Factors Through Structured Risk Assessment, Court Documents, and Interviews With Bereaved
Psychol. Violence, 7 (3), 395-405
DOI 10.1037/vio0000100

Publications 2014

Vatnar SKB, Bjorkly S (2014)
An Interactional Perspective on Coping with Intimate Partner Violence: Counterattack, Call for Help, or Give in and Obey Him?
J. Aggress. Maltreatment Trauma, 23 (9), 881-900
DOI 10.1080/10926771.2014.953716

Publications 2013

Vatnar SK, Bjørkly S (2013)
Lethal intimate partner violence: an interactional perspective on women's perceptions of lethal incidents
Violence Vict, 28 (5), 772-89
DOI 10.1891/0886-6708.vv-d-12-00062, PubMed 24364122

Publications 2012

Vatnar SKB, Bjorkly S (2012)
Does Separation or Divorce Make any Difference? An Interactional Perspective on Intimate Partner Violence with Focus on Marital Status
J. Fam. Violence, 27 (1), 45-54
DOI 10.1007/s10896-011-9400-6

Publications 2011

Vatnar SK, Bjørkly S (2011)
Victim of and witness to violence: an interactional perspective on mothers' perceptions of children exposed to intimate partner violence
Violence Vict, 26 (6), 830-52
DOI 10.1891/0886-6708.26.6.830, PubMed 22288099

Publications 2010

Vatnar SKB, Bjørkly S (2010)
Does it make any difference if she is a mother?: an interactional perspective on intimate partner violencewith a focus on motherhood and pregnancy
In Særtrykk, Høgskolen, Molde, 2010:4, S. 94-110
BIBSYS 100949746

Vatnar SKB, Bjørkly S (2010)
An interactional perspective on the relationship of immigration to intimate partner violence in a representative sample of help-seeking women
In Særtrykk, Høgskolen, Molde, 2010:22, S. [1815]-1835
BIBSYS 102170770

Publications 2009

Bø Vatnar SK, Bjørkly S (2009)
An interactional perspective on the relationship of immigration to intimate partner violence in a representative sample of help-seeking women
J Interpers Violence, 25 (10), 1815-35
DOI 10.1177/0886260509354511, PubMed 20040712

Vatnar SK, Bjørkly S (2009)
Does it make any difference if she is a mother? An interactional perspective on intimate partner violence with a focus on motherhood and pregnancy
J Interpers Violence, 25 (1), 94-110
DOI 10.1177/0886260508329129, PubMed 19150888

Vatnar SKB (2009)
An interactional perspective on help-seeking women subject to intimate partner violence
In Series of dissertations submitted to the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Unipub, Oslo, no. 767, 1 b. (flere pag.)
BIBSYS 092530532, ISBN 978-82-8072-930-9

Vatnar SKB, Bjorkly S (2009)
Interactional Aspects of Intimate Partner Violence Result in Different Help-Seeking Behaviors in a Representative Sample of Women
J. Fam. Violence, 24 (4), 231-241
DOI 10.1007/s10896-009-9224-9

Vatnar SKB, Bjørkly S (2009)
Interactional aspects of intimate partner violence resultin different help-seeking behaviors in a representative sample of women
In Særtrykk, Høgskolen, Molde, 2009:14, S. [231]-241
BIBSYS 093473117

Publications 2008

Vatnar SKB, Bjorkly S (2008)
An interactional perspective of intimate partner violence: An in-depth semi-structured interview of a representative sample of help-seeking women
J. Fam. Violence, 23 (4), 265-279
DOI 10.1007/s10896-007-9150-7

Vatnar SKB, Bjørkly S (2008)
An interactional perspective of intimate partner violence: an in-depth semi-structured interview of a representativesample of help-seeking women
In Særtrykk, Høgskolen, Molde, 2008:19, Pp. 265-279
BIBSYS 081052596

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