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Kjell Kristoffersen

Professor Emeritus

Professor dr. polit.

 
Office:
I2007 ( Universitetsveien 25, Kristiansand )
Office hours:
Mail: kjell.kristoffersen@uia.no

Nurse, Cand. Polit., Dr. Polit. (Master in social sciences, Ph.D. in social sciences).

- Assistant professor at Bergen Nursing College University, Department of Psychiatric Nursing

- Professor in Nursing Science, Health Sciences and Mental Health at

University of Bergen, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, Section of Nursing Science. 

- Professor in Psychosocial Health and Health Sciences at University of Agder, Faculty of Health and Sport Science, Department of Psychosocial health.

- Director and program coordinator for the Faculty's doctoral program in Health Science. Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Agder.

Academic interests

Teaches mental health, nursing, health promotion, qualitative research methods.

Projects

Health promotion processes with prolonged health impairment. The goal of the program is: Deepen and combine existing knowledge of holistic thinking in terms of health. Studying how a holistic understanding is central to health promotion processes with prolonged loss of health and how various aspects of human dialogues, social networking and rhythms affect this.

- Rhythms, networking and dialogue in health promotion processes.

- Narratives in face of suffering. Structure, cleansing and power.

- Suffering and mental health.

Research groups:

1. Dialogue and interaction in Agder. A research and development program in mental health. Aim: Improving the clinical practice for young clients with both family (social) and psychological problems.

Members: Fellows: Day Tore Bøe and Per Arne Lidbom.Supervisor: Professor Kjell Kristoffersen and professsor Jaakko Seikkula.Co-supervisor: Associate Professor Dagfinn ulland. Co researchers: Gunhild Ruud Lindvig and Kari Anne Zachariassen.

Projects:

  - Life-World and dialogue in mental health - a study of change processes in network-oriented assistance to youth in crisis.

  - Network Dialogues: A meeting on the border between the inner and outer dialogues.

2. Experience of the time with advanced incurable disease. A qualitative study. Members: Fellow Sidsel Ellingsen.Professor Herdís Alvsvåg. Professor Kjell Kristoffersen, Professor Jan Henrik Rosland, Associate Professor Åsa Roxberg.

Scientific publications

  • Lidbom, Per Arne; Bøe, Tore Dag; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Ulland, Dagfinn; Seikkula, Jaakko (2016). Shared sequences from network therapy with adolescents only the therapist finds meaningful. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy. ISSN: 0814-723X. 37 (4). s 500 - 513. doi:10.1002/anzf.1191.
  • Bøe, Tore Dag; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Lidbom, Per Arne; Lindvig, Gunnhild Ruud; Seikkula, Jaakko; Ulland, Dagfinn; Zachariassen, Karianne (2015). 'Through speaking, he finds himself ⋯ a bit': Dialogues open for moving and living through inviting attentiveness, expressive vitality and new meaning. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy. ISSN: 0814-723X. 36 (1). s 167 - 187. doi:10.1002/anzf.1092.
  • Lidbom, Per Arne; Bøe, Tore Dag; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Ulland, Dagfinn; Seikkula, Jaakko (2015). How Participants’ Inner Dialogues Contribute to Significant and Meaningful Moments in Network Therapy with Adolescents. Contemporary family therapy. ISSN: 0892-2764. 37 (2). s 122 - 129. doi:10.1007/s10591-015-9331-0.
  • Kristoffersen, Kjell (2015). Lidelse som fenomen i psykisk helse-arbeid.. Psykisk Helse. Nye arenaer, aktører og tilnærminger. ISBN: 9788215024035. Universitetsforlaget. Del 4 - Lidelse.Kap 17.. s 177 - 186.
  • Ellingsen, Sidsel; Roxberg, Åsa Kristina; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Rosland, Jan Henrik; Alvsvåg, Herdis (2014). The pendulum time of life: the experience of time, when living with severe incurable disease—a phenomenological and philosophical study. Medicine, Health care and Philosophy. ISSN: 1386-7423. 18 (2). s 203 - 215. doi:10.1007/s11019-014-9590-9.
  • Sandvoll, Anne Marie; Grov, Ellen Karine; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Hauge, Solveig (2015). When care situations evoke difficult emotions in nursing staff members: an ethnographic study in two Norwegian nursing homes. BMC Nursing. ISSN: 1472-6955. 14:40s 1 - 6. doi:10.1186/s12912-015-0093-7.
  • Lidbom, Per Arne; Bøe, Tore Dag; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Ulland, Dagfinn; Seikkula, Jaakko (2014). A study of a network meeting: Exploring the interplay between inner and outer dialogues in significant and meaningful moments. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy. ISSN: 0814-723X. 35 (2). s 136 - 149. doi:10.1002/anzf.1052.
  • Ellingsen, Sidsel; Roxberg, Åsa Kristina; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Rosland, Jan Henrik; Alvsvåg, Herdis (2013). Being in transit and in transition The experience of time at the place, when living with severe incurable disease - a phenomenological study. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. ISSN: 0283-9318. 28 (3). s 458 - 468. doi:10.1111/scs.12067.
  • Bøe, Tore Dag; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Lidbom, Per Arne; Lindvig, Gunnhild Ruud; Seikkula, Jaakko; Ulland, Dagfinn; Zachariassen, Karianne (2014). “She Offered Me a Place and a Future”: Change is an Event of Becoming Through Movement in Ethical Time and Space. Contemporary family therapy. ISSN: 0892-2764. 36 (4). s 474 - 484. doi:10.1007/s10591-014-9317-3.
  • Boge, Jeanne Helene; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Martinsen, Kari Marie (2013). Bodily cleanliness in modern nursing. Nursing Philosophy. ISSN: 1466-7681. 14 (2). s 78 - 85. doi:10.1111/j.1466-769X.2012.00545.x.
  • Bøe, Tore Dag; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Lidbom, Per Arne; Lindvig, Gunnhild Ruud; Seikkula, Jaakko; Ulland, Dagfinn; Zachariassen, Karianne (2013). Change is an ongoing ethical event: Levinas, Bakhtin and the dialogical dynamics of becoming. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy. ISSN: 0814-723X. 34 (1). s 18 - 31. doi:10.1002/anzf.1003.
  • Ellingsen, Sidsel; Roxberg, Åsa Kristina; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Rosland, Jan Henrik; Alvsvåg, Herdis (2013). Entering a World with No Future: A phenomenological study describing the embodied experience of time when living with severe incurable disease. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. ISSN: 0283-9318. 27 (1). s 165 - 174. doi:10.1111/j.1471-6712.2012.01019.x.
  • Sandvoll, Anne Marie; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Hauge, Solveig (2013). The double embarrassment: Understanding the actions of nursing staff in an unexpected situation. International Journal of Nursing Practice. ISSN: 1322-7114. 19 (4). s 368 - 373. doi:10.1111/ijn.12086.
  • Tyssen Johnsen, Reidunn; Fegran, Liv; Kristoffersen, Kjell (2012). Hverdagslivet til foreldre som har barn med utviklingsmessige funksjonshemninger. Vård i Norden. ISSN: 0107-4083. 32 (4). s 9 - 13.
  • Sandvoll, Anne Marie; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Hauge, Solveig (2012). New quality regulations versus established nursing home practice: a qualitative study. BMC Nursing. ISSN: 1472-6955. 11 (7). doi:10.1186/1472-6955-11-7.
  • Værland, Inger Emilie; Kristoffersen, Kjell (2011). Avvenning fra respirator : protokoll og evidens. Nordisk sygeplejeforskning. ISSN: 1892-2678. 1 (4). s 285 - 298.
  • Alsaker, Kjersti; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Moen, Bente Elisabeth; Baste, Valborg (2011). Threats and acts of intimate partner violence reported by users at Norwegian women's shelters. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. ISSN: 0886-2605. 26 (5). s 950 - 970. doi:10.1177/0886260510365864.
  • Skjærven, Liv Helvik; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Gard, Gunvor (2010). How Can Movement Quality Be Promoted in Clinical Practice? A Phenomenological Study of Physical Therapist Experts. Physical Therapy. ISSN: 0031-9023. 90 (10). s 1479 - 1492. doi:10.2522/ptj.20090059.
  • Boge, Jeanne; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Martinsen, Kari (2010). Omsorg for den samfunnsnyttige kroppen. Michael Quarterly. ISSN: 1504-0658. 7 (2). s 181 - 189.
  • Kristoffersen, Kjell (2009). The Cleansing Narrative. Narratives about Illness, Relief and Power. Encyclopaideia. Journal of phenomenology and education. ISSN: 1590-492X. 26 (XII). s 113 - 125.
  • Kristoffersen, Kjell (2009). The Cleansing Narrative. Narratives about Illness, Relief and Power. Encyclopaideia. Journal of phenomenology and education. ISSN: 1590-492X. 26 (xiii). s 113 - 125.
  • Skjærven, L; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Gard, G (2008). "An eye for movement quality" - a qualitative study of the phenomenon of movement quality reflecting a group of physiotherapists. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. ISSN: 0959-3985. 1 (24). s 1 - 15.
  • Tranvåg, Oscar; Kristoffersen, Kjell (2008). Experience of being the spouse/cohabitant of a person with bipolar affective disorder: a cumulative process over time. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. ISSN: 0283-9318. 22 (1). s 5 - 18. doi:10.1111/j.1471-6712.2007.00562.x.
  • Alsaker, Kjersti; Moen, Bente Elisabeth; Kristoffersen, Kjell (2008). Health-related quality of life among abused women one year after leaving a violent partner. Social Indicators Research. ISSN: 0303-8300. 86 (3). s 497 - 509. doi:10.1007/s11205-007-9182-7.
  • Vallumrød, Signe; Kristoffersen, Kjell (2008). Sansehagen. Gode opplevelser i et tilrettelagt utemiljø for pasienter med demenssykdom. Nordisk tidsskrift for helseforskning. ISSN: 1504-3614. (2). s 81 - 95.
  • Vallumrød, Signe; Kristoffersen, Kjell (2008). Sansehagen. Gode opplevelser i et tilrettelagt utemiljø for pasienter med demenssykdom. Nordisk tidsskrift for helseforskning. ISSN: 1504-3614. 4 (2). s 81 - 95.
  • Langeland, Eva; Wahl, Astrid; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Hanestad, Berit Rokne (2007). Promoting coping; salutogenesis among people with mental health problems. Issues in Mental Health Nursing. ISSN: 0161-2840. 28 (3). s 275 - 295. doi:10.1080/01612840601172627.
  • Langeland, Eva; Wahl, Astrid K.; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen; Hanestad, Berit Rokne (2007). Quality of Life among Norwegians with chronic Mental Health Problems Living in the Community versus the General Population. Community mental health journal. ISSN: 0010-3853. 43 (4). s 321 - 339. doi:10.1007/s10597-006-9076-1.
  • Langeland, Eva; Wahl, Astrid K.; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen; Hanestad, Berit Rokne (2007). Sence of coherence predicts change in life satisfaction among home-living residents in the community with mental health problems: a 1 year follow up study. Quality of Life Research. ISSN: 0962-9343. 16 (6). s 934 - 946. doi:10.1007/s11136-007-9199-z.
  • Langeland, Eva; Wahl, Astrid; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Nortvedt, Monica; Hanestad, BR; Hanestad, Berit Rokne (2007). Sense of coherence predicts change in life satisfaction among home-living residents in the community with mental health problems: a 1-year follow-up study. Quality of Life Research. ISSN: 0962-9343. 16 (6). s 939 - 946. doi:10.1007/s11136-007-9199-z.
  • Skorpen, Frode; Kristoffersen, Kjell (2006). Korleis vektlegger pasientar og personale ved psykiatriske sjukehus i Norge kva som er god omsorg?. Vård i Norden. ISSN: 0107-4083.
  • Langeland, E; Riise, T; Hanestad, Berit Rokne; Hanestad, BR; Nortvedt, MW; Kristoffersen, K; Wahl, Astrid Klopstad (2006). The effect of salutogenic treatment principles on coping with mental health problems A randomised controlled trial. Patient Education and Counseling. ISSN: 0738-3991. 62s 212 - 219.
  • Skjærven, Liv; Gard, Gunvor; Kristoffersen, Kjell (2004). Greek sculpture as a tool in understanding the phenomenon of movement quality. Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies. ISSN: 1360-8592. 8 (3). s 227 - 236.
  • Birkeland, Arvid; Kristoffersen, Kjell (2004). Opplevelse av hjelp og hjelpebehov hos hjemmeboende psykiatriske pasienter. Vård i Norden. ISSN: 0107-4083. (3). s 15 - 19.
  • Skjærven, L; Gard, G; Kristoffersen, Kjell (2003). Basic elements and dimensions to the phenomenon of quality of movement - a case study. Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies. ISSN: 1360-8592. 7s 251 - 260.
  • Bjørkavåg, Unni; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Mykletun, Arnstein (2003). Hjerneslagpasienter i en slagenhet. Vård i Norden. ISSN: 0107-4083. (1). s 35 - 38.
  • Kristoffersen, Kjell (2003). Rytmer i vev. Ansatser til forståelse av helsens rytmer. Norsk tidsskrift for sykepleieforskning. ISSN: 1501-4754.
  • Kristoffersen, Kjell (2002). Det tredje øret. Møte med en ung psykotisk mann. Møte mellom pasient og sykepleier. Gyldendal Akademisk. s 55 - 64.
  • Boge, J; Kristoffersen, Kjell (2002). Nyopererte, eldre pasientar vil vera mest mogeleg sjølhjelpte, og bli pleia og masert av humoristiske, omsorgsfulle pleiarar. Vård i Norden. ISSN: 0107-4083. 22 (1). s 47 - 51.
  • Kristoffersen, Kjell (2002). Om å være søsken til mennesker med alvorlig psykisk lidelse. Bære hverandres byrder. Fagbokforlaget. s 89 - 104.
  • Kristoffersen, Kjell (2001). Lidelse og kronisk sykdom. Å leve med kronisk sykdom. Cappelen Forlag. 2. s 78 - 93.
  • Kristoffersen, Kjell; Mustard, Gerald (2000). Towards a Theory of Interrupted Feelings. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. ISSN: 0283-9318. 14s 23 - 28.
  • Kristoffersen, Kjell; Mustard, Gerald (2000). Towards a Theory of Interrupted Feelings. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. ISSN: 0283-9318. 14s 23 - 28.
  • Kristoffersen, Kjell (1999). Mental lidelse. Et kjernebegrep i sykepleie?. Vård i Norden. ISSN: 0107-4083. 19 (52). s 42 - 46.
  • Kristoffersen, Kjell (1997). Et psykiatrisk sykepleieperspektiv relatert til pasientens integritet. Nordisk perspektiv på psykiatrisk omvårdnad. ISBN: 91-44-00096-0. Studentlitteratur, Lund. s 107 - 122.
  • Kristoffersen, Kjell (1997). Et psykiatrisk sykepleieperspektiv relatert til styrking av pasientens integritet. Nordisk perspektiv på psykiatrisk omvårdnad. Studentlitteratur.
  • Kristoffersen, Kjell (2006). Helsens sammenhenger. Helsefremmende prosesser ved kronisk sykdom. ISBN: 978-82-02-24716-4. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. s 160.
  • Kristoffersen, Kjell (1998). Pårørende og søsken i psykisk helsevern -hermeneutisk metode - søskens opplevelse - pårørendesamarbeid. ISBN: 82-7674-423-0. Fagbokforlaget Vigmostad & Bjørke AS. s 190.
  • Kristoffersen, Kjell (1998). Pårørende og søsken i psykisk helsevern. Fagbokforlaget.
  • Bøe, Tore Dag; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Ulland, Dagfinn; Seikkula, Jaakko; Lidbom, Per Arne; Lindvig, Gunnhild Ruud; Zachariassen, Karianne (2014). "She offered me a place and a future": Change is becoming through movement in ethical time and space.

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