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Department of Clinical Medicine christian.eckhoff@uit.no TROM

Christian Eckhoff


PhD Peadriatic Resarch Group

Job description

Associate Professor (20%) in child and adolescent psychiatry. Responsible for teaching and research in that field. 

Full clinical position at the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University Hospital of North Norway.


  • Eckhoff, Christian; Sørvold, Maria Therene; Kvernmo, Siv. Adolescent self-harm and suicidal behavior and young adult outcomes in indigenous and non-indigenous people. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2019. ISSN 1018-8827.s 1 - 11.s doi: 10.1007/s00787-019-01406-5.
  • Bania, Elisabeth Valmyr; Eckhoff, Christian; Kvernmo, Siv. Not engaged in education, employment or training (NEET) in an Arctic sociocultural context: the NAAHS cohort study. BMJ Open 2019; Volum 9 (3). ISSN 2044-6055.s doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023705.
  • Eckhoff, Christian; Straume, Bjørn; Kvernmo, Siv. Multisite musculoskeletal pain in adolescence as a predictor of medical and social welfare benefits in young adulthood: The Norwegian Arctic Adolescent Health Cohort Study. European Journal of Pain 2017; Volum 21 (10). ISSN 1090-3801.s 1697 - 1706.s doi: 10.1002/ejp.1078.
  • Eckhoff, Christian; Straume, Bjørn; Kvernmo, Siv. Multisite musculoskeletal pain in adolescence and later mental health disorders: a population-based registry study of Norwegian youth: the NAAHS cohort study. BMJ Open 2017; Volum 7:e012035 (2). ISSN 2044-6055.s 1 - 11.s doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012035.
  • Eckhoff, Christian. The relationship between pain and perceived stress in a population-based sample of adolescents – Is the relationship gender specific?. Scandinavian Journal of Pain 2016; Volum 12. ISSN 1877-8860.s 94 - 95.s doi: 10.1016/j.sjpain.2016.05.003.
  • Bania, Elisabeth; Eckhoff, Christian; Kvernmo, Siv. The influence of mental health, psychosocial factors and educational skills on educational aspirations among indigenous Sámi and nonindigenous adolescents in the Arctic. (fulltekst) Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology 2015; Volum 3 (3). ISSN 2245-8875.s 169 - 179.s doi: 10.21307/sjcapp-2015-017.
  • Eckhoff, Christian; Kvernmo, Siv. Musculoskeletal pain in Arctic indigenous and non-indigenous adolescents, prevalence and associations with psychosocial factors: A population-based study. BMC Public Health 2014; Volum 14 (1). ISSN 1471-2458.s doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-617.
  • Azzopardi, Peter S.; Westhead, Seth; Kvernmo, Siv; Stoor, Jon Petter; Eckhoff, Christian; Hansen, Ketil Lenert; Crengle, Sue; Tewhaiti-Smith, Jordan; Bingham, Brittany; Brown, Ngiare; Cassidy-Matthews, Chenoa; Clark, Terryann; Finlay, Summer M; Brown, Alex D H; Harwood, Matire; Niia, Katarina S H; Iversen, Kine N; Knapp, Jonill M F; Lee, Crystal; Watts, Ricky-Lee T; Nadeau, Melanie; Pearson, Odette; Reading, Jeff; Sarre, Aigin M F; Seljenes, Amalie; Saewyc, Elizabeth; Sebastian, Miguel San; Elliott, Salenna; Larsen, Christina V L; Sise, Andrew G. The health and wellbeing of Indigenous adolescents: a global collective for an equitable and sustainable future Global Collective for Indigenous Adolescent Health and Evidence-Based Action. The Lancet 2021. ISSN 0140-6736.s doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)02719-7.
  • Eckhoff, Christian. Forskning viser at det går bra med de fleste ungdom som vurderer selvmord. 2020.
  • Eckhoff, Christian. Én av to ungdom har hatt selvmordstanker eller skadet seg selv: – Går bra til slutt for de fleste. 2020.
  • Eckhoff, Christian. Nesten halvparten av alle 15 -16-åringer oppgir å ha hatt selvmordstanker eller en form for selvskadende atferd. Men de aller fleste klarer seg bra i voksenlivet, viser en stor oppfølgingsundersøkelse.. (data) 2019.
  • Eckhoff, Christian. Selvmordsforsøk og selvskading blant ungdom: – De fleste klarer seg bra senere i livet. (data) 2019.
  • Eckhoff, Christian. Self-harm and suicidal behavior in adolescents and later young adult outcomes in Sami and non-Sami. ISTAR 2019 2019-06-17 - 2019-06-19 2019.
  • Eckhoff, Christian. Smerter i ungdomstiden. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening 2017; Volum 137 (3). ISSN 0029-2001.
  • Øvreberg, Elisabeth; Eckhoff, Christian. Smerter i ungdommen kan avsløre vansker i voksenlivet. 2016.
  • Eckhoff, Christian. Ungdomssmerter fører til problem seinare i livet. 2016.
  • Eckhoff, Christian. Multisite musculoskeletal pain in adolescence - The relationship with psychosocial problems, mental health and later welfare benefit receipt. 2016 ISBN 978-82-7589-508-8.
  • Brevik, Maria Gaski; Eckhoff, Christian. Bruk av helsetjenester og medikamenter blant ungdommer med muskelskjelettsmerter og psykososiale problemer: en populasjonsbasert helseundersøkelse. 2015.
  • Eckhoff, Christian. Ungdom og smerte - Resultater fra Ungdomshelseundersøkelsen i Nord-Norge. Ung Fremtidshelse i Nord 2013-11-05 - 2013-11-07 2013.
  • Eckhoff, Christian. Musculoskeletal pain in multiethnic adolescents; prevalence and association with psychosocial factors. Preliminary results. Centennial Nordic Congress of Psychiatry - Understanding mind and crossing borders. 2012-06-05 - 2012-06-08 2012.
  • Eckhoff, Christian. Psychosomatic complaints in adolescents; prevalence and association with psychosocial factors. BUP-dagene 2012 - "Gjerne Hjerne - fra kart til terreng". 2012-05-02 - 2012-05-04 2012.
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    Research interests

    Mental health in youth and young adults. 

    Mental health - public health and epidemiologi.

    Psychosomatic research.

    Pain and mental health.

    Teaching

    Lectures and clinical seminars in psychiatry - 2, 4 and 6 year medical studies. 


    Member of research group


    CV

    MD at UiT 2010. 

    Full medical license 2012. 

    PhD in medicine at UiT 2016.