There are tens of thousands of psychopaths in Norway – but they are hard to spot
They have an inflated self-image and little empathy. They manipulate and defraud others. There are tens of thousands of them in Norway. But they can be difficult to detect, Pål Grøndahl writes in his new book on psychopathy.
Young people with minority backgrounds emphasise their Norwegian identity to have a chance in the job market
Exaggerating their dialect and emphasising typically Norwegian leisure interests were among the strategies used by young Norwegians with a minority background to land an interview, and perhaps a job.
Failing an exam led to higher risk of psychological problems and substance abuse for students
A new study shows that pupils who failed the final exam in upper secondary school more often saw their GP with mental health problems afterwards. They were also less likely to complete upper secondary school and pursue higher education.
Had to make urgent trips to the loo up to 50 times a day
When his illness was at its worst, Nils Jørgen Fritzøe needed to make 40 to 50 trips a day to the loo. Clearly, travelling by public transport is difficult for those of us who struggle with digestion, he says. Now researchers have studied the toilet facilities on buses, trains, subways and public places in Norway.