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Education

  • Cand. Psychol
  • Further education in social psychology
  • Dr. Philos

Score

  • Senior researcher at the National Competence Service for Rheumatology Rehabilitation, Diakonhjemmet Hospital
  • Senior researcher, Cluster for assessment of measures, Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Field of interest

  • Systematic overviews
  • Meta-analyses
  • Statistics
  • Research method
  • Basic problems in research

Email

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Telephone

visiting address

Diakonhjemmet hospital
Diakonveien 12
0370 Oslo

Postal address

Diakohjemmet hospital
PO Box 23 Vinderen
0319 Oslo

Publications

Publications taken from the National Science Archive (NVA):

Motivational interviewing for substance use reduction

Rosemarie Schwenker, Carla Emilia Dietrich, Selamawit Hirpa, Monika Nothacker, Geir Smedslund, Thomas Frese


Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

2023

PROTOCOL: The FRIENDS preventive program for reducing anxiety symptoms in children and adolescents: A systematic review

Trine Filges, Geir Smedslund, Tine Eriksen, Kirsten Birkefoss


Campbell systematic reviews

2023

Effects of Analgesics on Self-Reported Physical Function and Walking Ability in People With Hip or Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Silje Halvorsen Sveaas, Geir Smedslund, David A. Walsh, Hanne Solveig Dagfinrud


Physical Therapy

2023

Patient engagement in the development and delivery of healthcare services: a systematic scoping review

Joachim Støren Sagen, Geir Smedslund, Ann Elisabeth Simonsen, Andreas Hanssønn Habberstad, Ingvild Kjeken, Hanne Dagfinrud


BMJ Open Quality

2023

Umbilical cord blood acid–base analysis at birth and long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Hilde Tinderholt Myrhaug, Anne Kaasen, Aase Serine Devold Pay, Lena Henriksen, Geir Smedslund, Ola Didrik Saugstad


BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2023

Is psychological science progressing? Explained variance in PsycINFO articles during the period 1956 to 2022

Geir Smedslund, Jan Ketil Arnulf, Jan Smedslund


Frontiers in Psychology

2022

Interventions for osteoarthritis pain: A systematic review with network meta-analysis of existing Cochrane reviews

Geir Smedslund, Ingvild Kjeken, Frauke Musial, Joseph Sexton, Nina Østerås


Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Open

2022

Sarcoidosis with musculoskeletal manifestations: systematic review of non-pharmacological and pharmacological treatments

Geir Smedslund, Martina Kotar, Till Uhlig


Rheumatology International

2022

Effects of a mindfulness-based and acceptance-based group program followed by physical activity for patients with fibromyalgia: a randomized controlled trial

Trond Haugmark, Kåre Birger Hagen, Sella Aarrestad Provan, Geir Smedslund, Heidi A Zangi


BMJ Open

2021

Electroconvulsive therapy for depression

Kari Ann Leiknes, Rigmor Berg, Geir Smedslund, Lindy Jarosch-von Schweder, Simon Øverland, Karianne T Hammerstrøm


Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

2020

The mental health impact of the covid-19 pandemic on healthcare workers, and interventions to help them: A rapid systematic review

Ashley Elizabeth Muller, Elisabet Vivianne Hafstad, Jan Peter William Himmels, Geir Smedslund, Signe Agnes Flottorp, Synne Stensland


Psychiatry Research

2020

Mindfulness- and acceptance-based interventions for patients with fibromyalgia - A systematic review and meta-analyses.

Trond Haugmark, Kåre Birger Hagen, Geir Smedslund, Heidi Andersen Zangi


PLOS ONE

2019

Meta-analysis: cardio and strength training reduces disease activity in patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases.

Silje Halvorsen Sveaas, Kåre Birger Hagen, Geir Smedslund, Hanne Dagfinrud


Best Practice, Rheumatology

2018

Effects of Computerized Interventions on Risky Alcohol Use Among Youth: Systematic Review

Geir Smedslund, Wendy Nilsen, Sabine Wollscheid, Asbjørn Steiro, Lin Fang, Lillebeth Larun


Research on social work practice

2018

Evidence of reduced parasympathetic autonomic regulation in inflammatory joint disease: A meta-analyses study

Sella Aarrestad Provan, Daniela Schäfer Olstad, Erik Ekker Solberg, Geir Smedslund, Hanne Dagfinrud


Seminars in Arthritis & Rheumatism

2017

Exercise for Hand Osteoarthritis: A Cochrane Systematic Review

Nina Østerås, Ingvild Kjeken, Geir Smedslund, Rikke Helene Moe, Barbara Therese Slatkovsky Christensen, Till Uhlig


Journal of Rheumatology

2017

The importance of dose in land-based supervised exercise for people with hip osteoarthritis. A systematic review and meta-analysis

Tuva Moseng, Hanne Dagfinrud, Geir Smedslund, Nina Østerås


Osteoarthritis and Cartilage

2017

Effect of cardiorespiratory and strength exercises on disease activity in patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Silje Halvorsen Sveaas, Geir Smedslund, Kåre Birger Hagen, Hanne Dagfinrud


British Journal of Sports Medicine

2017

Exercise for hand osteoarthritis

Nina Østerås, Ingvild Kjeken, Geir Smedslund, Rikke Helene Moe, Barbara Therese Slatkovsky Christensen, Till Uhlig


Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

2017

Effects of early, computerized brief interventions on risky alcohol and cannabis use among young people

Geir Smedslund, Sabine Wollscheid, Lin Fang, Wendy Nilsen, Asbjørn Steiro, Lillebeth Larun


Campbell systematic reviews

2017

Psychosocial interventions for retention in drug abuse treatment

Therese Kristine Dalsbø, Karianne Hammerstrøm, Gunn Elisabeth Vist, Hanne Gjermo, Geir Smedslund, Asbjørn Steiro


Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

2016

Quality of Community-Based Osteoarthritis Care: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Kåre Birger Hagen, Geir Smedslund, Nina Østerås, Gro Jamtvedt


Arthritis care & research

2016

Aggression replacement training (ART) for reducing antisocial behavior in adolescents and adults: A systematic review.

Lars Brännström, C Kaunitz, Anna-Karin Andershed, Sandra South, Geir Smedslund


Aggression and Violent Behavior

2016

Active Labor Market Program Participation for Unemployment Insurance Recipients: A Systematic Review

Trine Filges, Geir Smedslund, Anne-Marie Klint Jørgensen


Research on social work practice

2016

Design and effects of supportive follow-up interventions in clinical care of patients with rheumatic diseases: A systematic review with meta-analysis

Gunnhild Berdal, Geir Smedslund, Hanne Dagfinrud, Kåre Birger Hagen, Ingvild Kjeken


Arthritis care & research

2015

Effect of early, brief computerized interventions on risky alcohol use and risky cannabis use among young people: protocol for a systematic review

Sabine Wollscheid, Lin Fang, Wendy Nilsen, Geir Smedslund, Asbjørn Steiro, Lillebeth Larun


Campbell systematic reviews

2014

Measurement properties of instruments assessing self-efficacy in patients with rheumatic diseases: a systematic review

Andrew Garratt, Ida Løchting, Geir Smedslund, Kåre Birger Hagen


Rheumatology

2014

Do weather changes influence pain levels in women with fibromyalgia, and can psychosocial variables moderate these influences?

Geir Smedslund, Hilde Eide, Olöf Birna Kristjansdottir, Andrea Nes, Hal Sexton, Egil Andreas Fors


International journal of biometeorology

2014

Exercise therapy for bone and muscle health: an overview of systematic reviews

Kåre Birger Hagen, Hanne Dagfinrud, Rikke Helene Moe, Nina Østerås, Ingvild Kjeken, Margreth Grotle


The physiotherapist

2013

Meta-analysis

Geir Smedslund


Norwegian Epidemiology

2013

Two to five repeated measurements per patient reduced the required sample size considerably in a randomized clinical trial for patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases

Geir Smedslund, Heidi Andersen Zangi, Petter Mowinckel, Kåre Birger Hagen


BMC Research Notes

2013

Exercises for hand osteoarthritis (Protocol)

Nina Østerås, Ingvild Kjeken, Geir Smedslund, Rikke Helene Moe, Barbara Slatkovsky-Christensen, Till Uhlig


Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

2013

Exercise therapy for bone and muscle health: an overview of systematic reviews

Kåre Birger Hagen, Hanne Dagfinrud, Rikke Helene Moe, Nina Østerås, Ingvild Kjeken, Margreth Grotle


BMC Medicine

2012

Results from a randomized controlled trial. Aids improve activity performance in people with hand osteoarthritis

Ingvild Kjeken, Siri Darre, Geir Smedslund, Kåre Birger Hagen, Randi Nossum


The occupational therapist (Danish)

2012

Cognitive behavioral therapy for men who physically abuse their female partner

Therese Kristine Dalsbø, Geir Smedslund, Asbjørn Steiro, Aina Winsvold, Jocelyne Clench-Aas


Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

2011

Systematic review of design and effects of splints and exercise programs in hand osteoarthritis

Ingvild Kjeken, Geir Smedslund, Rikke Helene Moe, Barbara Therese Slatkovsky Christensen, Till Uhlig, Kåre Birger Hagen


Arthritis Care and Research

2011

Systematic Review of Design and Effects of Splints and Exercise Programs in Hand Osteoarthritis

Ingvild Kjeken, Geir Smedslund, Rikke Helene Moe, Till Uhlig, Kåre Birger Hagen, Barbara Therese Slatkovsky Christensen


Arthritis Care and Research

2011

Effect of assistive technology in hand osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial

Ingvild Kjeken, Siri Darre, Geir Smedslund, Kåre Birger Hagen, Randi Nossum


Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

2011

Does rain really cause pain? A systematic review of the associations between weather factors and severity of pain in people with rheumatoid arthritis

Geir Smedslund, Kåre Birger Hagen


European Journal of Pain

2011

Motivational interview for substance abuse

Geir Smedslund, Rigmor C. Berg, Karianne Hammerstrøm, Asbjørn Steiro, Kari Ann Leiknes, Helene M Dahl


Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

2011

Electroconvulsive therapy for depression Protocol information

Kari Ann Leiknes, Rigmor C. Berg, Geir Smedslund, Lindy Jarosch-von Schweder, Simon Nygaard Øverland, Karianne Hammerstrøm


The Cochrane library

2011