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Heidi Bjørge

Heidi Bjørge


Nurse with speciality within mental health. Work experience from home care services and mental health. Currently employed as associate professor in Bachelor. The research is mainly on relatives of persons with dementia and psychosis with a focus on relationship quality within the families, quality of life, nursing, and minority health

Scientific publications

Gulestø, Ragnhild; Lillekroken, Daniela; Halvorsrud, Liv Torill; Bjørge, Heidi (2023). Different senses of one’s place: Exploring social adjustment to home-based care services among family caregivers from minority ethnic backgrounds who have relatives living with dementia. 19 p. Dementia .

Gulestø, Ragnhild; Lillekroken, Daniela; Bjørge, Heidi; Halvorsrud, Liv (2021). Interactions between healthcare personnel and family caregivers of people with dementia from minority ethnic backgrounds in home-based care—An explorative qualitative study. Journal of Advanced Nursing . Vol. 78.

Lillekroken, Daniela; Halvorsrud, Liv Torill; Gulestø, Ragnhild; Bjørge, Heidi (2021). Family caregivers’ experiences of providing care for family members from minority ethnic groups living with dementia: A qualitative systematic review. 17 p. Journal of Clinical Nursing (JCN) .

Sæterstrand, Torill Margaret; Blomberg, Karin; Finstad, Ann-Kristin; Sheikoleslami, Rohangez; Bjørge, Heidi; Halvorsrud, Liv; Karterud, Dag (2021). Caring, Learning and Learning Environment in the Early Stage of the Pandemic. "I want to become a nurse to contribute to society!" Nursing students experiences 3 months into a pandemic-views on study situation and thoughts on a future in nursing. International Journal of Caring Sciences (IJCS) . Vol. 14.

Hauge, Nann Christin Ek; Henning, Oliver Johannes; Nakken, Karl Otto; Bjørge, Heidi (2020). Patient satisfaction with information provided by epilepsy specialist nurses: Results of an online survey. 6 p. Epilepsy & Behavior . Vol. 112.

Gulestø, Ragnhild; Halvorsrud, Liv Torill; Bjørge, Heidi; Lillekroken, Daniela (2020). ‘The desire for a harmonious interaction’: A qualitative study of how healthcare professionals in community‐based dementia teams perceive their role in reaching and supporting family caregivers from minority ethnic backgrounds. Journal of Clinical Nursing (JCN) . Vol. 31.

Bjørge, Heidi; Kvaal, Kari; Ulstein, Ingun (2019). The effect of psychosocial support on caregivers’ perceived criticism and emotional over-involvement of persons with dementia: An assessor-blinded randomized controlled trial. BMC Health Services Research . Vol. 19:744.

Bjørge, Heidi; Notland, T.H.; Boye, Birgitte; Ulstein, Ingun; Smeby, Nina Aarhus; Malt, Ulrik Fredrik; Bentsen, Håvard (2017). How do Patients with Schizophrenia Perceive Relatives’ Levels of Expressed Emotions? A Brief Patient Rated Scale. 15 p. Open Journal of Psychiatry . Vol. 7.

Leegaard, Marit; Utne, Inger; Halvorsrud, Liv; Valeberg, Berit Taraldsen; Torbjørnsen, Astrid Cathrine Vik; Bjørnnes, Ann Kristin; Bjørge, Heidi; Grov, Ellen Karine; Løyland, Borghild (2017). A review of self-rated generic quality of life instruments used among older patients receiving home care nursing. Health and Social Care in the Community . Vol. 26.

Bjørge, Heidi; Kvaal, Kari; Småstuen, Milada Cvancarova; Ulstein, Ingun (2017). Relationship Quality and Distress in Caregivers of Persons with Dementia: A Cross-Sectional Study. American Journal of Alzheimers Disease & Other Dementias . Vol. 32.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete