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Bjørn Gjervan

  • PhD
  • Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet
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Research interests

My researc interests is in the relationship between symptomatic distress and functional impairment in adults with ADHD. I'm also interested in the significance of psychological treatment in these individuals.


I am currently working on a controlled prospective multisite study of a psychoeducative group intervention for adults with ADHD. I am also involved in several other research projects related to adult psychiatry

Co-authors (12)

  • Jonas Vaag
  • Asbjørn Johansen
  • Jonas J. Hoksnes
  • Lars Eggen

Publications (5)

  • Clinical features, comorbidity and cognitive impairment in elderly bipolar patients

    • Vikan, Rise I
    • Haro J
    • Gjervan B
  • Optimal management of ADHD in older adults

    • Torgersen, T., Gjervan, B., Lensing, MB., Rasmussen K
  • Physical activity in adolescents who later developed schizophrenia: A prospective case-control study from the Young-HUNT

    • Okkenhaug, A., Tanem, T., Johansen, A., Romild, U. K., Nordahl, H. M., Gjervan B
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  • Prevalence of comorbid substance use disorder during long-term central stimulant treatment in adult ADHD

    • Torgersen, T., Gjervan, B., Rasmussen, K., Vaaler, A., Nordahl H
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  • The Adult ADHD Quality of Life Questionnaire (AAQoL): A new disease specific measure for assessment of ADHD

    • Gjervan, B, Nordahl H

Professional experience

Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet


PhD in psychology

Norges Teknisk Naturvitenskapelige Universitet Psykologisk Institutt

January 2007 - December 2013(7 years)