In this study, we describe how the relatives, nursing home staff, and team members experience an ambulatory psychogeriatric team that treats older people with dementia and challenging behavioural traits such as agitation, write Anne Marie Sandvoll and colleagues.
The key to a couple’s happiness doesn’t reside purely in the distribution of work tasks. Rather, it is a blend of shared goals and projects or a sense of we-ness, write Yngve Kolltveit and Lennart Lorås.
In our study, ex-prisoners experienced increased autonomy and freedom after they received help with their debt problems, and they stressed the importance of regular income, write Ellen Andvig and colleagues.
This validation study indicates that the Norwegian HEXACO-PI-R is adequate for measuring the six HEXACO trait dimensions of personality (Honesty-Humility, Emotionality, Extraversion, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness and Openness to Experience, writes Martin Ørnfjord.
The overall finding in our questionnaire study of future Norwegian psychologists was that no substantial differences existed between students admitted via the one-year introductory course in psychology compared to those admitted based on grades from upper secondary school, write Morten Nordmo and colleagues.
When providing experienced-based master’s degree programs in leadership and management, universities should embrace the use of collective leadership learning strategies, write Øystein Rennemo and Jonas R. Vaag.
The rather uniform and planned structure of the suicide notes written by child and adolescent suicide victims, suggests that the suicides were not acts of sudden affect. Rather, they seem to have been final acts in life situations that, over time, had become unbearable, write Anne Freuchen and colleagues.
Norwegian adolescents in the premorbid phase of schizophrenia reported poorer self-perceived mental and psychosocial health in several areas compared with healthy controls, write Arne Okkenhaug and colleagues.
No reliable conclusions can be drawn on whether group dynamic interventions that are designed to enhance individual leadership development are effective. Given the available evidence, we recommend a focus on leadership behaviours related to interpersonal aspects, write Gerry Larsson and colleagues.