Norwegian version
Jorun Rugkåsa

Jorun Rugkåsa

About

Jorun Rugkåsa is Professor of Mental Health Care at  the Faculty of Health Sciences. She holds a PhD in Sociology from Queen’s University, Belfast (2010). She specialises in health services research, and in particular mental health care. She has researched the effects and experiences of involuntary care, the continuity and collaboration between primary and specialist mental health care, and the role of family caregivers.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Social anthropology   Sociology

Subject areas

Health services research   Medical Anthropology   Mental Health   Health Services Research   Mental Health Services   Sociology, Medical

Countries

United Kingdom   Norway

Research groups

Research projects

Scientific publications

Standal, Kari; Solbakken, Ole Andre; Rugkåsa, Jorun ; Halvorsen, Margrethe Seeger; Abbass, Allan; Wirsching, Christopher; Brakstad, Ingrid; Heiervang, Kristin Sverdvik (2024). Medication-Free Treatment in Mental Health Care How Does It Differ from Traditional Treatment?. 20 p. Patient Preference and Adherence. Vol. 18.
https://doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S435610

Nyttingnes, Olav; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Hofstad, Tore; Rugkåsa, Jorun (2023). The relationship between area levels of involuntary psychiatric care and patient outcomes: a longitudinal national register study from Norway. BMC Psychiatry. Vol. 23.
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-023-04584-4

Häikiö, Kristin ; Rugkåsa, Jorun (2023). Seeking a care–life balance: family carers’ perspectives on how quality of life can improve when caring for an older person living with dementia. International Journal of Care and Caring.
https://doi.org/10.1332/239788221X16909940695901

Hofstad, Tore; Husum, Tonje Lossius ; Rugkåsa, Jorun ; Hofmann, Bjørn Morten (2022). Geographical variation in compulsory hospitalisation – ethical challenges. BMC Health Services Research. Vol. 22.
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-022-08798-2

Høyer, Georg; Nyttingnes, Olav; Rugkåsa, Jorun ; Sharashova, Ekaterina; Simonsen, Tone Breines; Høye, Anne; Riley, Henriette (2022). Impact of introducing capacity-based mental health legislation on the use of community treatment orders in Norway: case registry study. BJPsych Open. Vol. 8.
https://doi.org/10.1192/bjo.2021.1073

Mulder, Niels; Hamilton, Bridget; Rugkåsa, Jorun (2022). Coercion in Psychiatry: Epidemiology, Effects and Prevention. ISBN: 978-2-83250-122-1. 177 p. Frontiers Media.

de Waardt, Dieuwertje Anna; van Melle, Anne Laura; Widdershoven, Guy Antoine Marie; Bramer, Wichor Matthijs; van der Heijden, Franciscus; Rugkåsa, Jorun ; Mulder, Cornelis Lambert (2022). Use of compulsory community treatment in mental healthcare: An integrative review of stakeholders’ opinions. Frontiers in Psychiatry. Vol. 13.
https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2022.1011961

de Waardt, Dieuwertje Anna; van Melle, Anne Laura; Widdershoven, Guy Antoine Marie; van der Heijden, Franciscus; Rugkåsa, Jorun ; Mulder, Cornelis Lambert (2022). Use of compulsory community treatment in mental healthcare: An integrative review of stakeholders’ opinions. Frontiers in Psychiatry. Vol. 13.
https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2022.1011961

Wormdahl, Irene; Hatling, Trond; Husum, Tonje Lossius ; Kjus, Solveig Helene; Rugkåsa, Jorun ; Brodersen, Dorte; Christensen, signe Dahl; Nyborg, Petter Sundt; Skolseng, Torstein Borch; Ødegård, Eva Irene; Andersen, Anna Margrethe; Gundersen, Espen; Rise, Marit By (2022). The ReCoN intervention: a co-created comprehensive intervention for primary mental health care aiming to prevent involuntary admissions. BMC Health Services Research. Vol. 22.
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-022-08302-w

Hofstad, Tore; Rugkåsa, Jorun ; Ose, Solveig Osborg; Nyttingnes, Olav; Kjus, Solveig Helene Høymork; Husum, Tonje Lossius (2021). Service Characteristics and Geographical Variation in Compulsory Hospitalisation: An Exploratory Random Effects Within–Between Analysis of Norwegian Municipalities, 2015–2018. Frontiers in Psychiatry. Vol. 12.
https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2021.737698





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