Randi Opheim

  • Researcher; PhD
  • +47 958 33 370


PhD University of Oslo (2013/4)

Current position

Senior researcher, Department of gastroenterology, Oslo University Hospital

Associate professor, Institute of Health and Society, UiO



Publications 2023

Holten KA, Bernklev T, Opheim R, Johansen I, Olsen BC, Lund C, Strande V, Medhus AW, Perminow G, Bengtson MB, Cetinkaya RB, Vatn S, Frigstad SO, Aabrekk TB, Detlie TE, Hovde Ø, Kristensen VA, Milada SC, Henriksen M, Huppertz-Hauss G, Høivik ML, Jelsness-Jørgensen LP (2023)
Fatigue in patients with newly diagnosed inflammatory bowel disease: Results from a prospective inception cohort, the IBSEN III study
J Crohns Colitis (in press)
DOI 10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjad094, PubMed 37279652

Olsen BC, Opheim R, Kristensen VA, Høivik ML, Lund C, Aabrekk TB, Johansen I, Holten K, Strande V, Bengtson MB, Ricanek P, Detlie TE, Bernklev T, Jelsness-Jørgensen LP, Huppertz-Hauss G (2023)
Health-related quality of life in patients with newly diagnosed inflammatory bowel disease: an observational prospective cohort study (IBSEN III)
Qual Life Res (in press)
DOI 10.1007/s11136-023-03435-9, PubMed 37219727

Publications 2022

Opheim R, Moum KM, Småstuen MC, Moum B (2022)
The impact of restrictions on psychological outcomes in patients with inflammatory bowel disease on biological treatment during the coronavirus pandemic in Norway
Qual Life Res, 32 (3), 691-699
DOI 10.1007/s11136-022-03254-4, PubMed 36125603

Publications 2021

Kristensen VA, Opheim R, Perminow G, Huppertz-Hauss G, Detlie TE, Lund C, Andersen S, Olsen BC, Johansen I, Medhus AW, Vatn S, Brackmann S, Olbjørn C, Rove J, Henriksen M, Løvlund EE, Bengtson MB, Aabrekk TB, Tønnessen T, Vikskjold FB, Yassin H, Frigstad SO, Hasund A, Høie O, Schmidt K et al. (2021)
Inflammatory bowel disease in South-Eastern Norway III (IBSEN III): a new population-based inception cohort study from South-Eastern Norway
Scand J Gastroenterol, 56 (8), 899-905
DOI 10.1080/00365521.2021.1922746, PubMed 34154494

Moum KM, Moum B, Opheim R (2021)
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease on immunosuppressive drugs: perspectives' on COVID-19 and health care service during the pandemic
Scand J Gastroenterol, 56 (5), 545-551
DOI 10.1080/00365521.2021.1901308, PubMed 33771086

Publications 2020

Normann CO, Opheim R, Andreassen BK, Bernklev T, Haug ES (2020)
Health-related quality-of-life after radical cystectomy among Norwegian men and women compared to the general population
Scand J Urol, 54 (3), 181-187
DOI 10.1080/21681805.2020.1754906, PubMed 32343159

Opheim R, Moum B, Grimstad BT, Jahnsen J, Prytz Berset I, Hovde Ø, Huppertz-Hauss G, Bernklev T, Jelsness-Jørgensen LP (2020)
Self-esteem in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
Qual Life Res, 29 (7), 1839-1846
DOI 10.1007/s11136-020-02467-9, PubMed 32144613

Sundar TKB, Riiser K, Småstuen MC, Opheim R, Løndal K, Glavin K, Helseth S (2020)
Health-related quality of life among 13-14 year old adolescents with overweight-a mixed methods approach
Health Qual Life Outcomes, 18 (1), 161
DOI 10.1186/s12955-020-01413-0, PubMed 32471437

Publications 2019

Torres J, Ellul P, Langhorst J, Mikocka-Walus A, Barreiro-de Acosta M, Basnayake C, Ding NJS, Gilardi D, Katsanos K, Moser G, Opheim R, Palmela C, Pellino G, Van der Marel S, Vavricka SR (2019)
European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation Topical Review on Complementary Medicine and Psychotherapy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
J Crohns Colitis, 13 (6), 673-685e
DOI 10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjz051, PubMed 30820529

Publications 2017

Lerdal A, Opheim R, Gay CL, Moum B, Fagermoen MS, Kottorp A (2017)
Psychometric limitations of the 13-item Sense of Coherence Scale assessed by Rasch analysis
BMC Psychol, 5 (1), 18
DOI 10.1186/s40359-017-0187-y, PubMed 28595651

Publications 2016

Huppertz-Hauss G, Høivik ML, Jelsness-Jørgensen LP, Opheim R, Henriksen M, Høie O, Hovde Ø, Kempski-Monstad I, Solberg IC, Jahnsen J, Hoff G, Moum B, Bernklev T (2016)
Fatigue in a population-based cohort of patients with inflammatory bowel disease 20 years after diagnosis: The IBSEN study
Scand J Gastroenterol, 52 (3), 351-358
DOI 10.1080/00365521.2016.1256425, PubMed 27852169

Jelsness-Jørgensen LP, Frigstad SO, Moum B, Grimstad T, Opheim R, Jahnsen J, Bernklev T (2016)
Pain may be an important factor to consider in inflammatory bowel disease patients troubled by fatigue
United European Gastroenterol J, 5 (5), 687-693
DOI 10.1177/2050640616674654, PubMed 28815032

Jelsness-Jørgensen LP, Moum B, Grimstad T, Jahnsen J, Opheim R, Prytz Berset I, Hovde Ø, Torp R, Frigstad SO, Huppertz-Hauss G, Bernklev T (2016)
Validity, Reliability, and Responsiveness of the Brief Pain Inventory in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol, 2016, 5624261
DOI 10.1155/2016/5624261, PubMed 27446848

Opheim R, Lie Høivik M, Bernklev T, Jelsness-Jørgensen LP, Moum B (2016)
The Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine among Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Is Associated with Reduced Health-Related Quality of Life
Gastroenterol Res Pract, 2016, 6453657
DOI 10.1155/2016/6453657, PubMed 28003821

Publications 2014

Opheim R, Fagermoen MS, Jelsness-Jørgensen LP, Bernklev T, Moum B (2014)
Sense of coherence in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
Gastroenterol Res Pract, 2014, 989038
DOI 10.1155/2014/989038, PubMed 24527028

Publications 2013

Opheim R, Fagermoen MS, Bernklev T, Jelsness-Jorgensen LP, Moum B (2013)
Fatigue interference with daily living among patients with inflammatory bowel disease
Qual Life Res, 23 (2), 707-17
DOI 10.1007/s11136-013-0508-4, PubMed 23975381

Publications 2012

Opheim R, Bernklev T, Fagermoen MS, Cvancarova M, Moum B (2012)
Use of complementary and alternative medicine in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: results of a cross-sectional study in Norway
Scand J Gastroenterol, 47 (12), 1436-47
DOI 10.3109/00365521.2012.725092, PubMed 23003678

Publications 2011

Opheim R, Hoivik ML, Solberg IC, Moum B, IBSEN Study Group (2011)
Complementary and alternative medicine in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: the results of a population-based inception cohort study (IBSEN)
J Crohns Colitis, 6 (3), 345-53
DOI 10.1016/j.crohns.2011.09.007, PubMed 22405172

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