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The past, present and future of the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
(BioMed Central, 2006-03-28)
Employment status and perceived health in the Hordaland Health Study (HUSK)
(BioMed Central, 2006-08-29)
Background: Most western countries have disability benefit schemes ostensibly based upon requiring (1) a work inhibiting functional limitation that (2) can be attributed to a diagnosable condition, injury or disease. The ...
Can sustained arousal explain the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
(BioMed Central, 2009-02-23)
We present an integrative model of disease mechanisms in the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), unifying empirical findings from different research traditions. Based upon the Cognitive activation theory of stress (CATS), ...
A Fourteen Year Follow-Up Study of Health Promoting Schools in Norway: Principals` Perceptions of Conditions Influencing Sustainability
(Bentham Open, 2009)
In this study, we examined the sustainability of health-promoting practices in Norwegian schools that were enrolled in the European Network of Health-Promoting Schools from 1993 to 2003. The research questions were: How ...
Cross-National Measurement Invariance of the Teacher and Classmate Support Scale
The cross-national measurement invariance of the teacher and classmate support scale was assessed in a study of 23202 Grade 8 and 10 students from Austria, Canada, England, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, and Slovenia, participating ...
General practitioners' self-perceived ability to recognize severity of common mental disorders: an underestimated factor in case identification?
(BioMed Central, 2006-08-30)
Background: Several studies have shown that general practitioners (GPs) under-diagnose common mental disorders, and that training courses hardly improve this practice. The influence of GPs' self-perceived ability to ...
Age-specific prevalence of the metabolic syndrome defined by the international diabetes federation and the National Cholesterol Education Program: The Norwegian HUNT 2 study
(BioMed Central, 2007-08-29)
Background The 2005 International Diabetes Federation (IDF) definition of the metabolic syndrome was designed to be useful worldwide, but to date few prevalence studies have used that definition in European populations. ...
Verifiability of diagnostic categories and work ability in the context of disability pension award: A survey on "gatekeeping" among general practitioners in Norway
(BioMed Central, 2008-04-25)
Background Disability benefits exist to redeem social and financial consequences of reduced work ability from medical conditions. Physicians are responsible for identifying the medical grounds for benefit claims. The aim ...
Age-specific prevalence of the metabolic syndrome defined by the International Diabetes Federation and the National Cholesterol Education Program: the Norwegian HUNT 2 study
(BioMed Central, 2007-08-29)
Background: The 2005 International Diabetes Federation (IDF) definition of the metabolic syndrome was designed to be useful worldwide, but to date few prevalence studies have used that definition in European populations. ...