Tore Stiles

toreDr. Stiles, Tore (d.o.b. 07/05/1956)

Current academic position: Professor of Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTUN), Trondheim, Norway.

Project-related professional experience:

Dr. Stiles’ outstanding academic and clinical career spans over more than 25 years, starting with the publication, in 1989, of his first peer-reviewed articles, on dysphoric mood. Dr. Stiles served as Chief Psychologist, Outpatient Treatment, Ostmarka Hospital in Trondheim, from 1992-1997 and he was the Chair of the Department of Psychology at NTUN, from 2000-2003.

Dr. Stiles’ broad academic interests include, among others, depression (treatment, causes), personality disorders (predictors, course, treatment, suicide prevention), or psychoses, and he has examined and worked with different populations (e.g., adults and adolescents). Dr. Stiles has been an integral part of several published randomized clinical trials. Dr. Stiles’ publication list is impressive, containing more than 170 peer-reviewed articles.

Project-related contributions:

Stiles, Tore C., Hjemdal, Odin, Landrø, Nils Inge. Meta-cognitive beliefs as predictors of future depression: A prospective study. The 11the European Congress of Psychology; 2009-07-07 – 2009-07-10.

– Aune, T. & Stiles, T.C. (2009).The Effects of Depression and Stressful Life Events on the Development and Maintenance of Syndromal Social Anxiety. Sex and Age Differences. Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology (Print) 2009; Volume 38 (4) p. 501-512.

– Berggraf, Ulvenes, P.G., Øktedalen, T., Hoffart, A., Stiles, T.C., Wampold, B.E. (2014). Experience of affects influencing sense of self and others in Short Term Dynamic and Cognitive Therapy. Psychotherapy (In print).

Prizes, distinctions, memberships in prestigious international professional associations:

– European Association for Behaviour and Cognitive Therapies, Board of Directors, 1993-1995.

– Norwegian Psychological Association.

– Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters.

– Norwegian Competence Center for Complex Disorders.

– Norwegian Association for Cognitive Therapy.