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I1019 ( Universitetsveien 25, Kristiansand )
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08.00 -15.30

Anne Opsal is Associate Professor and Study Coordinator for bachelor`s degree nursing education off campus at the Institute of Health and Nursing Science, University of Agder. 

She is educated Doctor from the Center for Addiction Research, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo in 2013 and holds a Major in Nursing Science from the University of Bergen. 

Anne Opsal has 19 years of clinical experience from Haukeland University Hospital and Sørlandet Hospital HF. She has worked as a nurse, unit manager and a researcher.

Anne Opsal also has a position as a Research Supervisor at the research unit at Sørlandet Hospital HF.

Scientific publications

  • Opsal, Anne; Kristensen, Øistein; Clausen, Thomas (2019). Readiness to change among involuntarily and voluntarily admitted patients with substance use disorders. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy. ISSN: 1747-597X. 14 (1). doi:10.1186/s13011-019-0237-y.
  • Pasareanu, Adrian Razvan; Vederhus, John-Kåre; Opsal, Anne; Kristensen, Øistein; Clausen, Thomas (2017). Mental distress following inpatient substance use treatment, modified by substance use; comparing voluntary and compulsory admissions. BMC Health Services Research. ISSN: 1472-6963. 17:5s 1 - 9. doi:10.1186/s12913-016-1936-y.
  • Pasareanu, Adrian Razvan; Vederhus, John-Kåre; Opsal, Anne; Kristensen, Øistein; Clausen, Thomas (2016). Improved drug-use patterns at 6 months post-discharge from inpatient substance use disorder treatment: Results from compulsorily and voluntarily admitted patients. BMC Health Services Research. ISSN: 1472-6963. 16:291doi:10.1186/s12913-016-1548-6.
  • Opsal, Anne; Kristensen, Øistein; Vederhus, John-Kåre; Clausen, Thomas (2016). Perceived coercion to enter treatment among involuntarily and voluntarily admitted patients with substance use disorders. BMC Health Services Research. ISSN: 1472-6963. 16 (1). s 1 - 10. doi:10.1186/s12913-016-1906-4.
  • Pasareanu, Adrian Razvan; Opsal, Anne; Vederhus, John-Kåre; Kristensen, Øistein; Clausen, Thomas (2015). Quality of life improved following in-patient substance use disorder treatment. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. ISSN: 1477-7525. 13doi:10.1186/s12955-015-0231-7.
  • Opsal, Anne; Kristensen, Øistein; Larsen, Tor Ketil; Syversen, Gro; Rudshaug, Elise Bakke Aasen; Gerdner, Arne; Clausen, Thomas (2013). Factors associated with involuntary admissions among patients with substance use disorders and comorbidity: a cross-sectional study. BMC Health Services Research. ISSN: 1472-6963. 13doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-57.
  • Opsal, Anne; Clausen, Thomas; Kristensen, Øistein; Elvik, Ivar; Joa, Inge; Larsen, Tor Ketil (2011). Involuntary hospitalization of first-episode psychosis with substance abuse during a 2-year follow-up. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. ISSN: 0001-690X. 124 (3). s 198 - 204. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0447.2011.01700.x.
  • Opsal, Anne; Kristensen, Øistein; Ruud, Torleif; Larsen, Tor Ketil; Gråwe, Rolf W.; Clausen, Thomas (2011). Substance abuse inpatients admitted voluntarily and involuntarily to acute psychiatric wards: a national cross-sectional study. Norsk Epidemiologi. ISSN: 0803-2491. 21 (1). s 85 - 91.
  • Kristensen, Øistein; Sundøy, Anders; Skeie, Karin; Øye, Ingebjørg; Opsal, Anne; Rysstad, Ole; Gallefoss, Frode (2009). Korttids hepatitt C-behandling av heroinavhengige pasienter. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. ISSN: 0029-2001. 129 (16). s 1639 - 1642.
  • Opsal, Anne; Kristensen, Øistein; Clausen, Thomas (2019). Perceived coercion to enter treatment among involuntarily and voluntarily admitted patients with substance use disorders.
  • Opsal, Anne; Kristensen, Øistein; Christiansen, Atle (2018). Mener flere rusavhengige bør tvangsinnlegges.
  • Opsal, Anne; Kristensen, Øistein; Christiansen, Atle (2018). Forskere mener flere rusavhengige bør tvangsinnlegges.
  • Hovland, Olav Johannes; Opsal, Anne; Johannessen, Berit (2018). How do authorities, health professionals and others perceive and experience the Norwegian nursing students' participation in a local health service in Tanzania? An ethnographic fieldwork.

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