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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

Bjørge, Heidi ; Baklien, Børge; Opheim, Elin; Kvaal, Kari; Skulberg, Knut Ragnvald (2024). Loneliness, social provision and health among older men and women with chronic physical diseases – a mixed methods study. 10 p. Cogent Public Health. Vol. VOL. 11.

Bjørge, Heidi ; Gunnheim, Niklas ; Bachke, André ; Anker-Rasch, Celina; Sheikoleslami, Rohangez ; Finstad, Ann-Kristin ; Karterud, Dag ; Halvorsrud, Liv Torill ; Lohne, Vibeke ; Sæterstrand, Torill Margaret (2023). The solitary and uncertain learning process: A qualitative study of nursing students’ experiences in the initial phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. Teaching and Learning in Nursing. Vol. 18.

Bjørge, Heidi ; Halvorsrud, Liv Torill ; Goyal, Alka Rani (2023). Always on alert: How relatives of family members with dementia experience the transition from home to permanent nursing home placement. Nursing Open. Vol. 10.

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. Dementia. Vol. 22.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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