Miriam Evensen

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Position Senior Research Fellow
Degree PhD
Contact +47 993 04 037 miriam.evensen@samfunnsforskning.no

Sociologist with an interest in health and social inequality

Miriam Evensen holds a PhD in sociology from the University of Oslo and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. Her research focuses on childhood conditions, mental problems among children and adolescents and social inequality in health, education and employment. Her work has been published in international journals, such as the European Sociological Review, BMC Medicine and the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.

Tags: Working Life, Welfare

Publications

  • Evensen, Miriam; Hart, Rannveig Kaldager; Godøy, Anna Aasen; Hauge, Lars Johan; Lund, Ingunn Olea & Knudsen, Ann Kristin Skrindo [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2022). Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental healthcare consultations among children and adolescents in Norway: a nationwide registry study. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. doi: 10.1007/s00787-022-02046-y. Full text in Research Archive
  • Kinge, Jonas Minet; Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Flatø, Martin; Dieleman, Joseph; Røgeberg, Ole Jørgen & Magnus, Maria Christine [Show all 13 contributors for this article] (2021). Parental income and mental disorders in children and adolescents: prospective register-based study. International Journal of Epidemiology. 50(5), p. 1615–1627. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyab066. Full text in Research Archive
  • Evensen, Miriam; Klitkou, Søren Toksvig; Tollånes, Mette Christophersen; Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Lyngstad, Torkild Hovde & Vollset, Stein Emil [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2021). Parental income gradients in adult health: a national cohort study. BMC Medicine. 19, p. 1–14. doi: 10.1186/s12916-021-02022-4. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ohm, Eyvind; Hauge, Lars Johan; Madsen, Christian; Grøholt, Else Karin; Evensen, Miriam & Reneflot, Anne (2021). Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the treatment of injuries during lockdown in Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 49(7), p. 689–696. doi: 10.1177/1403494821993725. Full text in Research Archive
  • Brekke, Idunn; Evensen, Miriam & Hart, Rannveig Kaldager (2020). Uptake of Attendance Benefit for Children with a Disability in Norway: Impact of Socioeconomic Status and Immigrant Background. Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research. 22(1), p. 127–136. doi: 10.16993/sjdr.669. Full text in Research Archive
  • Evensen, Miriam & Lyngstad, Torkild Hovde (2020). Mental health problems in adolescence, first births, and union formation: Evidence from the Young HUNT Study. Advances in Life Course Research. 43. doi: 10.1016/j.alcr.2020.100324. Full text in Research Archive
  • Evensen, Miriam (2019). Adolescent Mental Health Problems, Behaviour Penalties, and Distributional Variation in Educational Achievement. European Sociological Review. 35(4), p. 474–490. doi: 10.1093/esr/jcz015.
  • Evensen, Miriam; Lyngstad, Torkild Hovde; Melkevik, Ole; Reneflot, Anne & Mykletun, Arnstein (2017). Adolescent mental health and earnings inequalities in adulthood: evidence from the Young-HUNT Study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 71, p. 201–206. doi: 10.1136/jech-2015-206939.
  • Evensen, Miriam; Lyngstad, Torkild Hovde; Melkevik, Ole & Mykletun, Arnstein (2016). The role of internalizing and externalizing problems in adolescence for adult educational attainment: evidence from sibling comparisons using data from The Young HUNT Study. European Sociological Review. 32(5), p. 552–566. doi: 10.1093/esr/jcw001.
  • Melkevik, Ole; Nilsen, Wendy; Evensen, Miriam; Reneflot, Anne & Mykletun, Arnstein (2016). Internalizing Disorders as Risk Factors for Early School Leaving: A Systematic Review. Adolescent Research Review. 1, p. 245–255. doi: 10.1007/s40894-016-0024-1.
  • Reneflot, Anne & Evensen, Miriam (2014). Unemployment and psychological distress among young adults in the Nordic countries: A review of the literature. International Journal of Social Welfare. 23(1), p. 3–15. doi: 10.1111/ijsw.12000.

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  • Brekke, Idunn; Alecu, Andreea Ioana; Evensen, Miriam; Ugreninov, Elisabeth & Suren, Pål (2022). Educational Attainment among children with a Disability: the impact of family characteristics .
  • Evensen, Miriam (2019). Erratum: Adolescent Mental Health Problems, Behaviour Penalties, and Distributional Variation in Educational Achievement (European Sociological Review (2019) 35:4 (598) DOI: 10.1093/esr/jcz015). European Sociological Review. 35(4). doi: 10.1093/esr/jcz021.
  • Andersen, Patrick Lie; Evensen, Miriam & Dæhlen, Marianne (2018). No one to talk to: weak social relations and adolescent wellbeing.
  • Melkevik, Ole; Nilsen, Wendy; Evensen, Miriam & Mykletun, Arnstein (2013). Early onset common mental disorders problems as risk factors for early school leaving: A systematic review of longitudinal, general population studies.
  • Mykletun, Arnstein; Evensen, Miriam; Hagen, Katrin Pedersen & Vaage, Kjell (2012). Hvorfor øker kjønnsforskjellen i sykefravær mellom kvinner og menn? Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 49(6), p. 594–596.

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