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Scientific articles

Bukten, Anne; Skjærvø, Ingeborg; Stavseth, Marianne Riksheim. “Exploring mental health comorbidities and opioid agonist treatment coverage among people in prison: A national cohort study 2010–2019.” Drug and Alcohol Dependence (2023). doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2023.110896.

Andersen, Synøve N., Jordan M. Hyatt, Philipp Lobmaier, Marianne Riksheim Stavseth, and Anne Bukten. "Leaving Their Drugs at the Gate? Exploring Changes in Drug Use From Before to During Incarceration in Norway." International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology (2023). doi: 10.1177/0306624X231168596

Svendsen, Vegard G., Marianne Riksheim Stavseth, Torbjørn Skardhamar, and Anne Bukten. "Psychiatric morbidity among women in Norwegian prisons, 2010–2019: a register-based study." BMC psychiatry 23, no. 1 (2023): 390. doi: 10.1186/s12888-023-04886-7.

Tverborgvik, Torill., Stavseth, Marianne Riksheim & Bukten, Anne. The association between drug use and mortality in a norwegian prison cohort: a prospective cohort study. Health Justice 11, 22 (2023).

Lokdam, Nicoline; Stavseth, Marianne Riksheim & Bukten, Anne. "Drug use and re-imprisonment: A prospective study of the Norwegian Offender Mental Health and Addiction (NorMA) cohort". Drug and Alcohol Dependence Reports (2022). doi: 10.1016/j.dadr.2022.100127.

Bukten, Anne; Skjærvø, Ingeborg; Stavseth, Marianne Riksheim. "The association of prison security level with mortality after release from prison: a retrospective national cohort study (2000–16)". The Lancet Public Health, Volume 7, Issue 7 (2022), Pages e583-e592, doi: 10.1016/S2468-2667(22)00107-4.

Hilde Pape, Philipp Lobmaier, Anne Bukten. "An evaluation of eight short versions of the Drug Use Disorder Identification Test (DUDIT). A prison population study". Drug and Alcohol Dependence Reports, Volume 3 (2022).doi: 10.1016/j.dadr.2022.100043.

Bukten A, Lokdam NT, Skjærvø I, Ugelvik T, Skurtveit S, Gabhelík R, Skardhamar T, Lund IO, Havnes IA, Rognli EB, Chang Z, Fazel S, Friestad C, Hesse M, Lothe J, Ploeg G, Dirkzwager AJE , Clausen T, Tjagvad C, Stavseth MR
"PriSUD-Nordic—Diagnosing and Treating Substance Use Disorders in the Prison Population: Protocol for a Mixed Methods Study". JMIR Res Protoc, 11(3):e35182 (2022). doi: 10.2196/35182

Pape, Hilde, Rossow, Ingeborg, and Bukten, Anne. "Are Short Audit Screeners Effective in Identifying Unhealthy Drinking of Varying Severity? A Prison Population Study." Drug and Alcohol Dependence 229 (2021).


Toresen Lokdam, Nicoline, Riksheim Stavseth, Marianne, and Bukten, Anne. "Exploring the External Validity of Survey Data with Triangulation: A Case Study from the Norwegian Offender Mental Health and Addiction (Norma) Study." Research Methods in Medicine & Health Sciences 2, no. 4 (2021): 140-47.

Lindstad, Marianne, Skurtveit, Svetlana, and Bukten, Anne. "Too Much or Too Little Medicines? A National Study of Prescribed Psychotropic Drugs Among Inmates in Norwegian Prisons." Norwegian Epidemiology 29, no. 1-2 (2021).

Pape, Hilde, Rossow, Ingeborg, and Bukten, Anne. "Alcohol Problems among Prisoners: Subgroup Variations, Concurrent Drug Problems, and Treatment Needs." European Addiction Research 27, no. 3 (2021): 179-88.

Bukten, Anne, and Stavseth, Marianne Riksheim. "Suicide in Prison and after Release: A 17-Year National Cohort Study." European Journal of Epidemiology 36, no. 10 (2021): 1075-83.

Havnes, Ingrid Amalia, Bukten, Anne, Rognli, Eline Borger, and Muller, Ashley Elizabeth. "Use of Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids and Other Substances Prior to and During Imprisonment - Results from the Norwegian Offender Mental Health and Addiction (Norma) Study." Drug and Alcohol Dependence 217 (2020): 108255.

Bukten, Anne, Lund, Ingunn Olea, Kinner, Stuart A., Rognli, Eline Borger, Havnes, Ingrid Amalia, Muller, Ashley Elizabeth, and Stavseth, Marianne Riksheim. "Factors Associated with Drug Use in Prison – Results from the Norwegian Offender Mental Health and Addiction (Norma) Study." Health & Justice 8, no. 1 (2020): 10.

Borschmann, Rohan, Tibble, Holly, Spittal, Matthew J., Preen, David, Pirkis, Jane, Larney, Sarah, Rosen, David L., et al. "The Mortality after Release from Incarceration Consortium (Maric): Protocol for a Multi-National, Individual Participant Data Meta-Analysis." International Journal of Population Data Science 5, no. 1(2020).

Muller, Ashley Elizabeth, and Bukten, Anne. "Measuring the Quality of Life of Incarcerated Individuals." International Journal of Prisoner Health 15, no. 1 (2019): 1-13.

Muller, Ashley Elizabeth, Havnes, Ingrid Amalia, Rognli, Eline Borger, and Bukten, Anne. "Inmates with Harmful Substance Use Increase Both Exercise and Nicotine Use during Incarceration." International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 15, no. 12 (2018): 2663.

Rognli, Eline Borger, Bramness, Jørgen G, Skurtveit, Svetlana, and Bukten, Anne. "Substance Use and Sociodemographic Background as Risk Factors for Lifetime Psychotic Experiences in a Non-Clinical Sample." Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 74 (2017): 42-47.

Bukten, Anne, Stavseth, Marianne Riksheim, Skurtveit, Svetlana, Tverdal, Aage, Strang, John, and Clausen, Thomas. "High Risk of Overdose Death Following Release from Prison: Variations in Mortality During a 15‐Year Observation Period." Addiction (2017).

Bukten, Anne, Lund, Ingunn Olea, Rognli, Eline Borger, Stavseth, Marianne Riksheim, Lobmaier, Philipp, Skurtveit, Svetlana, Clausen, Thomas, and Kunøe, Nikolaj. "The Norwegian Offender Mental Health and Addiction Study–Design and Implementation of a National Survey and Prospective Cohort Study." Substance abuse: research and treatment 9, no. Supplement 2 (2015): 59.


Here you can find all our scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as reports

Vitenskapeelige artikler


Bukten, A; Lokdam, NT; Clausen, T; Skærvø I. 

Use, possession and driving under the influence of drugs among inmates in Norwegian prisons 2000-2019 [Norwegian]

SERAF report, 3/2021 (pdf)

Lindstad, M; Bukten, A & Clausen, T.

Prisoners and patients in drug treatment with connections to Oslo [Norwegian]

SERAF report 4/2019 (pdf)

Bukten, A; Stavseth, MR; Skurtveit, S, Lund, IO; Clausen, T.

Intoxication and Health situation among inmates in the penal care [Norwegian]

SERAF report, 2/2016 (pdf)

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