Areas of Expertise
– military personnel
– emergency personnel
- 2020-2025 COPE COVID-19 Stress, health, and trust in the general Norwegian population
- 2011-2029 The terror attack: Experience and reactions among Utøya survivors
- 2005-2009 The Tsunami programme Part 3: Intervention personnel and journalists
- 2005-2012 The Tsunami Programme, part 1: Experiences and reactions of those who were there. Children
Scientific articles and chapters
Thoresen, S., Tønnesen, A., Lindgaard, C. V., Andreassen, A. L., & Weisæth, L. (2009). Stressful but rewarding: Norwegian personnel mobilised for the 2004 tsunami disaster. Disasters. The Journal of Disaster Studies, Policy and Management, 33(3), 353-368. doi:10.1111/j.1467-7717.2008.01078.x
Thoresen, S., Andreassen, A. L., Arnberg, F. K., Birkeland, M. S., Blix, I., & Hjorthol, T. (2017). Scandinavian Star: Erfaringer og helse hos overlevende og etterlatte etter 26 år [Scandinavian Star] Norwegian only. (Rapport 5/2017).
Thoresen, S., Tønnessen, A., Vibe Lindgaard, C., Andreassen, A. L., & Weisæth, L. (2007 June). Training and experience as predictors of stress reactions in Norwegian disaster response personnel mobilized for the 2004 Tsunami disaster. Paper presented at 10th European Conference on Traumatic Stress, Opatija.
Tønnessen, A., Thoresen, S., Andreassen, A. L., Vibe Lindgaard, C., Bjerkholt, T., & Weisæth, L. (2007 June). Managing expsoure to a mass death situation while working as a professional after the 2004 Tsunami. Paper presented at 10th European Conference on Traumatic Stress, Opatija.
Vibe Lindgaard, C., Thoresen, S., Tønnessen, A., & Andreassen, A. L. (2007 June). Coping with overwhelming demands and stress reactions in Norwegian Tsunami disaster response personnel. Paper presented at 10th European Conference on Traumatic Stress, Opatija.
Andreassen, A. L., Thoresen, S., & Mehlum, L. (2002 May). Veterans from Peacekeeping: Evaluation of a Follow-Up Programme. Paper presented at Nordisk Militærmedisinsk kongress, Oslo.