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Unni Sveen

Unni Sveen


Educated as an occupational therapist with a PhD from the University of Oslo (2004). Since 2019 to 2022 she led the research group Interventions in Work and Everyday Life at the Department of Occupational Therapy, Prosthetics and Orthotics. Was Professor of Occupational Therapy at the same department until 2022. Research interests related to rehabilitation, neuro-rehabilitation, complex interventions, work-oriented rehabilitation, method development and occupational therapy. Research projects, excerpts: - Combined cognitive and work-oriented rehabilitation after mild-to-moderate traumatic head injury, an RCT - Rehabilitation needs, rehabilitation services and costs in the first year after injuries. - Psychosocial health after stroke, an RCT -Traumatic brain injury, needs and treatment options in the chronic phase. A randomized controlled community-based intervention. Scientific editor in the journal Ergoterapeuten and is a member of the National Editors' Board in the Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy

Scientific publications

Lund, Anne; Sveen, Unni; Asbjørnslett, Mona; Raanaas, Ruth Kjærsti (2022). Livsfaser, overgange og brud i relation til aktivitet. Nordisk Aktivitetsvidenskab 2. udgave. Munksgaard Forlag.

Gramstad, Astrid; Stigen, Linda; Maass, Ruca Elisa Katrin; Sveen, Unni; Horghagen, Sissel; Arntzen, Cathrine; Bonsaksen, Tore (2022). Er det regionale skilnader når det gjeld kommuneergoterapeutane i Noreg?. Ergoterapeuten . Vol. 65.

Lindstad, Marte Ørud; Obstfelder, Aud Uhlen; Sveen, Unni; Stigen, Linda (2022). Effectiveness of the Perceive, Recall, Plan and Perform intervention for persons with brain injury in community-based rehabilitation: protocol for a single-case experimental design with multiple baselines. 8 p. BMJ Open . Vol. 12.

Sagstad, Kjersti; Howe, Emilie Isager; Fure, Silje; Løvstad, Marianne; Enehaug, Heidi; Ugelstad, Helene; Feiring, Marte; Nada, Andelic; Sveen, Unni (2022). Transition back to work after mild TBI: a qualitative study. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy .

Borgen, Ida Maria Henriksen; Hauger, Solveig Lægreid; Forslund, Marit Vindal; Kleffelgård, Ingerid; Brunborg, Cathrine; Andelic, Nada; Sveen, Unni; Søberg, Helene L.; Sigurdardottir, Solrun; Røe, Cecilie; Løvstad, Marianne (2022). Goal Attainment in an Individually Tailored and Home-Based Intervention in the Chronic Phase after Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Clinical Medicine . Vol. 11.

Linnestad, Anne-Margrethe; Løvstad, Marianne; Groven, Karen Synne; Howe, Emilie Isager; Fure, Silje Christine Reistad; Spjelkavik, Øystein; Sveen, Unni (2022). "Manoeuvring in uncharted waters - a balancing act": A qualitative exploration of treatment and improvement after mild traumatic brain injury. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation .

Krabbe, Silje Helen; Mengshoel, Anne Marit; Bjorbærkmo, Wenche Schrøder; Sveen, Unni; Groven, Karen Synne; Groven, Karen Synne (2022). Bodies in lockdown: Young women's narratives of falling severely ill with ME/CFS during childhood and adolescence. Health Care for Women International .

Borgen, Ida Maria Henriksen; Kleffelgård, Ingerid; Hauger, Solveig Lægreid; Forslund, Marit Vindal; Søberg, Helene L.; Andelic, Nada; Sveen, Unni; Winter, Larraine; Løvstad, Marianne; Røe, Cecilie (2021). Patient-Reported Problem Areas in Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury. 10 p. The journal of head trauma rehabilitation . Vol. 37.

Mangset, Margrete; Kitzmüller, Gabriele; Evju, Anne S.; Angel, Sanne; Aadal, Lena; Martinsen, Randi; Bronken, Berit Arnesveen; Kvigne, Kari Johanne; Bragstad, Line K.; Hjelle, Ellen Gabrielsen; Sveen, Unni; Kirkevold, Marit (2021). Perceived study-induced influence on the control group in a randomized controlled trial evaluating a complex intervention to promote psychosocial well-being after stroke : a process evaluation. 10 p. Trials . Vol. 22.

Martinsen, Randi; Kitzmüller, Gabriele; Mangset, Margrete; Kvigne, Kari Johanne; Evju, Anne Svelstad; Bronken, Berit Arnesveen; Bragstad, Line Kildal; Hjelle, Ellen Gabrielsen; Sveen, Unni; Kirkevold, Marit (2021). Nurses’ and occupational therapists’ experiences of conducting a home-based psychosocial intervention following stroke: a qualitative process evaluation. 10 p. BMC Health Services Research .

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