Elfrida H. Kvarstein

  • Head senior consultant/Associate Professor
 

Publications 2019

Normann-Eide E, Antonsen BT, Kvarstein EH, Pedersen G, Vaskinn A, Wilberg T (2019)
Are Impairments in Theory of Mind Specific to Borderline Personality Disorder?
J Pers Disord, 1-15 (in press)
DOI 10.1521/pedi_2019_33_417, PubMed 30785865

Publications 2018

Buer Christensen T, Paap MCS, Arnesen M, Koritzinsky K, Nysaeter TE, Eikenaes I, Germans Selvik S, Walther K, Torgersen S, Bender DS, Skodol AE, Kvarstein E, Pedersen G, Hummelen B (2018)
Interrater Reliability of the Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM-5 Alternative Model of Personality Disorders Module i: Level of Personality Functioning Scale
J Pers Assess, 100 (6), 630-641
DOI 10.1080/00223891.2018.1483377, PubMed 30084661

Holth F, Walby F, Røstbakken T, Lunde I, Ringen PA, Ramleth RK, Romm KL, Tveit T, Torgersen T, Urnes Ø, Kvarstein EH (2018)
Extreme challenges: psychiatric inpatients with severe self-harming behavior in Norway: a national screening investigation
Nord J Psychiatry, 72 (8), 605-612
DOI 10.1080/08039488.2018.1511751, PubMed 30348040

Johansen MS, Karterud SW, Normann-Eide E, Ro FG, Kvarstein EH, Wilberg T (2018)
The Relationship Between Reflective Functioning and Affect Consciousness in Patients With Avoidant and Borderline Personality Disorders
Psychoanal. Psychol., 35 (4), 382-393

Kvarstein EH, Pedersen G, Folmo E, Urnes Ø, Johansen MS, Hummelen B, Wilberg T, Karterud S (2018)
Mentalization-based treatment or psychodynamic treatment programmes for patients with borderline personality disorder - the impact of clinical severity
Psychol Psychother, 92 (1), 91-111
DOI 10.1111/papt.12179, PubMed 29582581

Pedersen G, Urnes Ø, Hummelen B, Wilberg T, Kvarstein EH (2018)
Revised manual for the Global Assessment of Functioning scale
Eur Psychiatry, 51, 16-19
DOI 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2017.12.028, PubMed 29510296

Publications 2017

Folmo EJ, Karterud SW, Bremer K, Walther KL, Kvarstein EH, Pedersen GAF (2017)
The design of the MBT-G adherence and quality scale
Scand J Psychol, 58 (4), 341-349
DOI 10.1111/sjop.12375, PubMed 28718968

Pedersen G, Kvarstein EH, Wilberg T (2017)
The Work and Social Adjustment Scale: Psychometric properties and validity among males and females, and outpatients with and without personality disorders
Personal Ment Health, 11 (4), 215-228
DOI 10.1002/pmh.1382, PubMed 28681505

Publications 2016

Kvarstein EH, Nordviste O, Dragland L, Wilberg T (2016)
Outpatient psychodynamic group psychotherapy - outcomes related to personality disorder, severity, age and gender
Personal Ment Health, 11 (1), 37-50
DOI 10.1002/pmh.1352, PubMed 27766761

Publications 2015

Antonsen BT, Johansen MS, Rø FG, Kvarstein EH, Wilberg T (2015)
Is reflective functioning associated with clinical symptoms and long-term course in patients with personality disorders?
Compr Psychiatry, 64, 46-58
DOI 10.1016/j.comppsych.2015.05.016, PubMed 26104432

Antonsen BT, Kvarstein EH, Urnes Ø, Hummelen B, Karterud S, Wilberg T (2015)
Favourable outcome of long-term combined psychotherapy for patients with borderline personality disorder: Six-year follow-up of a randomized study
Psychother Res, 27 (1), 51-63
DOI 10.1080/10503307.2015.1072283, PubMed 26261865

Johansen MS, Normann-Eide E, Normann-Eide T, Klungs Yr O, Kvarstein E, Wilberg T (2015)
Relationship Between Affect Consciousness and Personality Functioning in Patients With Personality Disorders: A Prospective Study
J Pers Disord, 30 (5), 633-652
DOI 10.1521/pedi_2015_29_220, PubMed 26168325

Publications 2014

Antonsen BT, Klungsøyr O, Kamps A, Hummelen B, Johansen MS, Pedersen G, Urnes O, Kvarstein EH, Karterud S, Wilberg T (2014)
Step-down versus outpatient psychotherapeutic treatment for personality disorders: 6-year follow-up of the Ullevål personality project
BMC Psychiatry, 14, 119
DOI 10.1186/1471-244X-14-119, PubMed 24758722

Kvarstein EH, Pedersen G, Urnes Ø, Hummelen B, Wilberg T, Karterud S (2014)
Changing from a traditional psychodynamic treatment programme to mentalization-based treatment for patients with borderline personality disorder--does it make a difference?
Psychol Psychother, 88 (1), 71-86
DOI 10.1111/papt.12036, PubMed 25045028

Pedersen G, Urnes Ø, Kvarstein EH, Karterud S (2014)
The three factors of the psychoticism scale of SCL-90-R
Personal Ment Health, 10 (3), 244-55
DOI 10.1002/pmh.1278, PubMed 25475425

Wilberg T, Kvarstein EH, Røvik JO (2014)
Patients with personality disorders in private specialist practice
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 134 (23-24), 2267-72
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.13.1581, PubMed 25492335

Publications 2013

Kvarstein EH, Arnevik E, Halsteinli V, Rø FG, Karterud S, Wilberg T (2013)
Health service costs and clinical gains of psychotherapy for personality disorders: a randomized controlled trial of day-hospital-based step-down treatment versus outpatient treatment at a specialist practice
BMC Psychiatry, 13, 315
DOI 10.1186/1471-244X-13-315, PubMed 24268099

Kvarstein EH, Karterud S (2013)
Large variation of severity and longitudinal change of symptom distress among patients with personality disorders
Personal Ment Health, 7 (4), 265-76
DOI 10.1002/pmh.1226, PubMed 24343976

Publications 2012

Kvarstein EH, Karterud S (2012)
Large variations of global functioning over five years in treated patients with personality traits and disorders
J Pers Disord, 26 (2), 141-61
DOI 10.1521/pedi.2012.26.2.141, PubMed 22486446

Publications 1995

KVARSTEIN E (1995)
A RESIDENTS EXPERIENCES AND REFLECTIONS - THE CAMEL GETTING THROUGH THE NEEDLES EYE
Nord. J. Psychiatr., 49 34, 62-63

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