Ólöf Birna Kristjánsdóttir

Postdoctoral fellow

Email
Olof.Birna.Kristjansdottir@rr-research.no
Visiting address
Center for Shared Decision Making and Collaborative Care Research
Aker hospital
Trondheimsveien 235
0586 Oslo
Building 6, Entrance A, 8th floor
Postal address
Center for Shared Decision Making and Collaborative Care Research
Oslo University Hostipal HF Division of Medicine
Aker hospital
Box 4959 Nydalen
N-0424 Oslo
Norway

Academic interests

  • Internet-based self-management support
  • Mental health promotion
  • Mindfulness-based interventions
  • Chronic pain
  • Personal strengths and chronic illness

Background

Postdoc (2015 - present), Center for shared decision making and collaborative care research, Oslo University Hospital

Project worker/researcher (2013 – 2015), Center for shared decision making and collaborative care research, Oslo University Hospital

PhD student (2008-2013), Department of Behavioral Sciences in Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo. Employed at Institute for Nursing, Faculty of Health, Oslo and Akershus University College, Oslo

Nurse (2000-2008), Oslo University Hospital, Aker, Oslo and Landspitali University Hospital of Iceland, Reykjavik

 

Education

PhD (2014). Department of Behavioral Sciences in Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo. Title of thesis: Smartphone intervention with diaries and situational feedback for women with fibromyalgia. Randomized controlled trial of a smartphone intervention with therapist feedback to reduce pain-related catastrophizing using elements from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy following inpatient chronic pain rehabilitation.

MSc (2007). Nursing. School of Health Sciences. University of Iceland

BSc (2000). Nursing. School of Health Sciences. University of Iceland

Publications

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