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Associate Professor

Thimm, Jens

Associate Professor
Department of Psychology




Research interests

- Trauma/bereavement

- The alternative DSM-5 model for personality disorders

- Constructivist and narrative approaches to personality and psychopathology

- Schema therapy

- Psychotherapy research

Teaching

Clinical psychology

Personality psychology

Publications in CRIStin


  • Nordahl, Dag; Høifødt, Ragnhild Sørensen; Bohne, Agnes; Landsem, Inger Pauline; Wang, Catharina Elisabeth Arfwedson; Thimm, Jens. Early maladaptive schemas as predictors of maternal bonding to the unborn child. BMC Psychology 2019; Volum 7 (23). ISSN 2050-7283.s doi: 10.1186/s40359-019-0297-9.

  • Johnsen, Tom Johan; Thimm, Jens. A Meta-Analysis of Group Cognitive–Behavioral Therapy as an Antidepressive Treatment: Are We Getting Better?. Canadian Psychology 2018; Volum 59 (1). ISSN 0708-5591.s 15 - 30.s doi: 10.1037/cap0000132.

  • Thimm, Jens; Wang, Catharina Elisabeth Arfwedson; Eisemann, Martin; Waterloo, Knut; Halvorsen, Marianne. Coping, thought suppression, and perceived stress in currently depressed, previously depressed, and never depressed individuals. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy 2018; Volum 25 (3). ISSN 1063-3995.s 401 - 407.s doi: 10.1002/cpp.2173.

  • Mørkved, Nina; Winje, Dagfinn; Dovran, Anders; Arefjord, Kjersti Jorunn; Johnsen, Erik; Kroken, Rune Andreas; Anda-Ågotnes, Liss Gøril; Thimm, Jens; Sinkeviciute, Igne; Rettenbacher, Maria; Løberg, Else-Marie. Childhood trauma in schizophrenia spectrum disorders as compared to substance abuse disorders. Psychiatry Research 2018; Volum 261. ISSN 0165-1781.s 481 - 487.s doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2018.01.011.

  • Thimm, Jens. Relationships between early maladaptive schemas, mindfulness, self-compassion, and psychological distress. (fulltekst) International Journal of Psychology & Psychological Therapy / Revista Internacional de Psicologia y Terapia Psicologica 2017; Volum 17 (1). ISSN 1577-7057.s 3 - 17.

  • Thimm, Jens. The Norwegian Computerized Adaptive Test of Personality Disorder – Static Form (CAT-PD-SF): Reliability, factor structure, and relationships with personality functioning. Assessment (Odessa, Fla.) 2017. ISSN 1073-1911.s doi: 10.1177/1073191117749296.

  • Thimm, Jens; Holland, Jason M.. Early Maladaptive Schemas, Meaning Making, and Complicated Grief Symptoms After Bereavement. International Journal of Stress Management 2017; Volum 24 (4). ISSN 1072-5245.s 347 - 367.s doi: 10.1037/str0000042.

  • Høifødt, Ragnhild Sørensen; Nordahl, Dag; Pfuhl, Gerit; Landsem, Inger Pauline; Thimm, Jens; Ilstad, Linn Kathrin K.; Wang, Catharina Elisabeth Arfwedson. Protocol for the Northern babies longitudinal study: predicting postpartum depression and improving parent–infant interaction with The Newborn Behavioral Observation. (fulltekst) BMJ Open 2017; Volum 7 (9). ISSN 2044-6055.s doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016005.

  • Solli, Katinka; Næss, Eva Therese; Solhaug, Ida; Thimm, Jens. Mindfulness training for chronic fatigue syndrome: a pilot study. Health Psychology Report 2017; Volum 5 (3). ISSN 2353-4184.s 240 - 250.s doi: /10.5114/hpr.2017.65469.

  • Thimm, Jens; Jordan, Stian; Bach, Bo. Hierarchical Structure and Cross-Cultural Measurement Invariance of the Norwegian Version of the Personality Inventory for DSM–5. Journal of Personality Assessment 2017; Volum 99 (2). ISSN 0022-3891.s 204 - 2010.s doi: 10.1080/00223891.2016.1223682.

  • Thimm, Jens; Jordan, Stian; Bach, Bo. The Personality Inventory for DSM-5 Short Form (PID-5-SF): psychometric properties and association with big five traits and pathological beliefs in a Norwegian population. BMC Psychology 2016; Volum 4 (16). ISSN 2050-7283.s doi: 10.1186/s40359-016-0169-5.

  • Holte, Arne; Barry, Margaret M.; Bekkhus, Mona; Borge, Anne Inger Helmen; Bowes, Lucy; Casas, Ferran; Friborg, Oddgeir; Grinde, Bjørn; Headey, Bruce; Jozefiak, Thomas; Lekhal, Rabit; Marks, Nic; Muffels, Ruud; Nes, Ragnhild Bang; Røysamb, Espen; Thimm, Jens; Torgersen, Svenn; Trommsdorff, Gisela; Veenhoven, Ruut; Vittersø, Joar; Waaktaar, Trine; Wagner, Gert G.; Wang, Catharina E.; Wold, Bente; Zachrisson, Henrik Daae. Psychology of Child Well-Being. (data) Springer 2014 ISBN 978-90-481-9062-1.s 555 - 631.s doi: 10.1007/978-90-481-9063-8_13.

  • Thimm, Jens; Antonsen, Liss. Effectiveness of cognitive behavioral group therapy for depression in routine practice. BMC Psychiatry 2014; Volum 14. ISSN 1471-244X.s doi: 10.1186/s12888-014-0292-x.

  • Thimm, Jens. Early maladaptive schemas and interpersonal problems: A circumplex analysis of the YSQ-SF. (sammendrag) International Journal of Psychology & Psychological Therapy / Revista Internacional de Psicologia y Terapia Psicologica 2013; Volum 13 (1). ISSN 1577-7057.s 113 - 124.

  • Thimm, Jens; Holte, Arne; Brennen, Tim; Wang, Catharina E.. Hope and expectancies for future events in depression. (fulltekst) Frontiers in Psychology 2013; Volum 4. ISSN 1664-1078.s doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00470.

  • Thimm, Jens. Incremental validity of maladaptive schemas over five-factor model facets in the prediction of personality disorder symptoms. Personality and Individual Differences 2011; Volum 50 (6). ISSN 0191-8869.s 777 - 782.s doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2010.12.030.

  • Thimm, Jens. Relationships between early maladaptive schemas and psychosocial developmental task resolution. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy 2010; Volum 17 (3). ISSN 1063-3995.s 219 - 230.s doi: 10.1002/cpp.647.

  • Thimm, Jens. Personality and early maladaptive schemas: A five-factor model perspective. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry 2010; Volum 41 (4). ISSN 0005-7916.s 373 - 380.s doi: 10.1016/j.jbtep.2010.03.009.

  • Thimm, Jens. Mediation of early maladaptive schemas between perceptions of parental rearing style and personality disorder symptoms. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry 2010; Volum 41 (1). ISSN 0005-7916.s 52 - 59.s doi: 10.1016/j.jbtep.2009.10.001.

  • Høifødt, Ragnhild Sørensen; Landsem, Inger Pauline; Nordahl, Dag; Bohne, Agnes; Myrvang, Maja; Fundingsrud, Siri Høylo; Pfuhl, Gerit; Lorem, Geir F; Thimm, Jens; Wang, Catharina Elisabeth Arfwedson. The Northern Babies Longitudinal Study Predicting Postpartum Depression and Improving Parent-infant Interaction With The Newborn Behavioral Observation (NBO). Celebrating Berry brazerlton and the work he inspires 2018-05-25 - 2018-05-25 2018.

  • Thimm, Jens; Jordan, Stian; Bach, Bo. Psychometric properties of the Personality Inventory for DSM-5 Brief Form in Norway. XVth ISSPD Congress 2017-09-25 - 2017-09-28 2017.

  • Thimm, Jens; Walther, Kristoffer Lygren. Personlighetsforstyrrelser: Dimensjon eller kategori?. Psykologikongressen 2017 2017-09-07 - 2017-09-08 2017.

  • Thimm, Jens. PID-5 resultater fra Norge. Nordisk møde om den Alternative DSM-5 Model for Personlighedsforstyrrelser 2016-01-29 - 2016-01-29 2016.

  • Thimm, Jens. Sorgbehandling via internett. Oss foreldre imellom 2016. ISSN 0803-4826.

  • Thimm, Jens. Mediation of self-compassion between pathological personality traits and symptomatic distress. VIII Ibero American Congress of Clinical and Health Psychology 2016-09-27 - 2016-10-01 2016.

  • Thimm, Jens. What does the Young Schema Questionnaire measure?. International Society of Schema Therapy Conference 2016-06-30 - 2016-07-02 2016.

  • Thimm, Jens. Sunn narsissisme kan ha flere fordeler. 2016.

  • Thimm, Jens. Tegnene på de tre vanligste personlighetsforstyrrelsene. (fulltekst) 2016.

  • Nordahl, Dag; Høifødt, Ragnhild Sørensen; Thimm, Jens; Ilstad, Linn Kathrin K.; Landsem, Inger Pauline; Pfuhl, Gerit; Wang, Catharina Elisabeth Arfwedson. Små i Nord: En studie av prediktorer for postpartum depresjon og sampillsvansker med barnet. Et samarbeidsprosjekt med Liten i Norge.. Nordic Marcè Conference: Psykisk helse i perinatalperioden - fokus på mor, far og barn. 2015-09-07 - 2015-09-08 2015.

  • Thimm, Jens; Antonsen, Liss. Effectiveness of cognitive behavioral group therapy for depression in routine practice. 3rd Nordic Forum for Nurse Educators 2015-10-12 - 2015-10-14 2015.

  • Thimm, Jens; Jordan, Stian; Bach, Bo. Reliability, factor structure, and validity of the PID‐5 in Norway: preliminary results. XIVth ISSPD Congress 2015-10-13 - 2015-10-16 2015.

  • Thimm, Jens. Relationships between maladaptive personality traits and personality dysfunction. XIVth ISSPD Congress 2015-10-13 - 2015-10-16 2015.

  • Thimm, Jens. Mediation of meaning making between adult attachment dimensions and symptoms of complicated grief. XIV Conference of European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies 2015-06-10 - 2015-06-13 2015.

  • Nordahl, Dag; Høifødt, Ragnhild Sørensen; Thimm, Jens; Ilstad, Linn Kathrin K.; Landsem, Inger Pauline; Pfuhl, Gerit; Wang, Catharina Elisabeth Arfwedson. Små i Nord: En studie av prediktorer for postpartum depresjon og samspillsvansker med barnet. Et samarbeidsprosjekt med Liten i Norge.. Snakk med en forsker 2015-09-24 - 2015-09-24 2015.

  • Næss, Eva Therese; Sollie, Katinka; Solhaug, Ida; Thimm, Jens. Presentasjon av pilotstudiet "Mindfulnessbasert mestring for personer med ME/CFS". Regional nettverkskonferanse CFS/ME 2014-11-13 - 2014-11-13 2014.

  • Antonsen, Liss; Thimm, Jens. Virker gruppebehandling for depresjon?. Forskningsdagene 2014 2014-09-23 - 2014-09-23 2014.

  • Thimm, Jens; Holland, Jason M.. Relationships of early maladaptive schemas with meaning making and complicated grief symptoms after bereavement. 44th Annual European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies Congress 2014-09-10 - 2014-09-13 2014.

  • Alteren, Johanne; Bergli, Espen; Strøm, Hans Henrik; Mürer, Fred A; Thimm, Jens; Himle, Aslak. Vil få flere til å forske. Målet er å få flere forskere i Helgelandssykehuset. 2013.

  • Thimm, Jens; Antonsen, Liss. Forsker på behandling for angst og depresjon. 2013.

  • Nordahl, Hans Morten; Thimm, Jens. Maladaptive Schemas in patients with or without personality disorders. Springer 2012 ISBN 978-1-4419-1428-6.s 2088 - 2090.

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