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Ragnhild Dybdahl

Ragnhild Dybdahl


Ragnhild Dybdahl is a psychologist by training, and in additional to having worked clinically with refugees in Norway, she has many years of experience with international development cooperation and humanitarian work. her international experience include France, UK, Somalia, Guatemala, Bosnia, Sudan, Vietnam and Laos. She has been a diplomat, bureaucrat, leader and researcher. Her teaching and research interests include global mental health, trauma, poverty, early childhood development, work and burn-out. She is passionate about the application of psychological knowledge to reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Clinical psychology   Psychology

Subject areas

Development Psychology   Work environment   Global Health   Management and development   War trauma   Crises

Scientific publications

Silwal, Sanju; Chudal, Roshan; Dybdahl, Ragnhild; Sillanmaki, Lauri; Lien, Lars; Sourander, A (2021). Post-traumatic Stress and Depressive Symptoms Among Adolescents After the 2015 Earthquake in Nepal: A Longitudinal Study. Child Psychiatry and Human Development .

Söderström, Kerstin; Dybdahl, Ragnhild (2020). Playing together: Children’s human rights and psychology. Hagenaars, Polli; Plavšić, Marlena; Sveaas, Nora; Wagner, Ulrich; Wainwright, Tony (Ed.). Human Rights Education for Psychologists. 8. p. 107-120. Routledge.

Heltne, Unni Marie; Dybdahl, Ragnhild; Sherif, Suliama; Breidlid, Anders (2020). Psychosocial Support and Emergency Education: An Explorative Study of Perceptions among Adult Stakeholders in Sudan and South Sudan. Sustainability .

Sandvik, Berit Margrethe; Dybdahl, Ragnhild; Hauge, Solveig (2018). Helsesøstre bruker program for foreldreveiledning aktivt i praksis. Sykepleien Forskning . Vol. 13.

Silwal, Sanju; Dybdahl, Ragnhild; Chudal, Roshan; Sourander, Andre; Lien, Lars (2018). Psychiatric symptoms experienced by adolescents in Nepal following the 2015 earthquakes. Journal of Affective Disorders . Vol. 234.

Richter, Jørg; Halliday, SJ; Grømer, Lars; Dybdahl, Ragnhild (2009). User and carer involvement in child and adolescent mental health services: a Norwegian staff perspective. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research . Vol. 36.

Brennen, Tim; Vikan, Anne; Dybdahl, Ragnhild (2007). Are tip-of-the-tongue states universal? Evidence from the speakers of an unwritten language. Memory . Vol. 15.

Brennen, Tim; Dybdahl, Ragnhild; Kapidzic, Almasa (2007). Trauma-related and neutral false memories in war-induced Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Consciousness and Cognition . Vol. 16.

Karlsen, Elin; Dybdahl, Ragnhild; Vittersø, Joar (2006). The possible benefits of difficulty: How stress can increase and decrease subjective well-being. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology . Vol. 47.

Dybdahl, Ragnhild; Christie, Helen Johnsen; Eid, Jarle (2006). Psykososialt arbeid med barn og familer som er asylsøkere og flyktninger i Norge. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening . Vol. 43.

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