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Lisbet Grut

Senior Research Scientist

Lisbet Grut

Senior Research Scientist

Lisbet Grut
Phone: 993 68 151
Mobile: 993 68 151
Department: Health Research
Office: Oslo

publications and responsibilities

Publications

Publication

Explanatory models for disability: perspectives of health providers working in Malawi

https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1312548

Health providers’ understanding of disability determines how disabled people are treated, and hence it is imperative to address conceptualisations of disability, as this will contribute to better opportunities and realisation of human rights for disabled people. This article will use data from a qua...

Authors Braathen Stine Hellum Munthali Alister Grut Lisbet
Year 2015
Type Journal article
Publication

Mainstream ICT Can Support Children and Adolescents with ADHD and/or Autism in Their Everyday Activities.

https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1282146

This exploratory case study investigated how ICT can support children with ADHD and/or autism and their families in their daily activities. We focus in particular on the suitability of mainstream technology for such support. Two cases are presented, and implications for practice are discussed. The f...

Year 2015
Type Journal article
Publication

Betwixt and between being healthy and ill: the stigma experienced by young adults with phenylketonuria

https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1149378

Today most adults with phenylketonuria (PKU) have followed a protein restricted diet from early infancy. This makes their disorder an invisible impairment which becomes visible only when food is served. When adhering to medical advice in public, adults with PKU find themselves in a liminal space, be...

Authors Diesen Plata Sofie Wiig Ingrid Grut Lisbet Kase Bengt Frode
Year 2015
Type Journal article
Publication

Access to tuberculosis services for individuals with disability in Rural Malawi, a qualitative study

https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1249153

Tuberculosis occurs in all populations, but with higher prevalence in poor contexts. Vulnerable groups, including individuals with disability, run a particular risk due to poorer access to information and health services. Studying access to tuberculosis services for vulnerable groups in poor context...

Authors Grut Lisbet Sanudi Lifah Braathen Stine Hellum Jürgens Thomas Eide Arne Henning
Year 2015
Type Journal article
Publication

Identity and social challenges for persons with bleeding disorders: a gender and sex comparative approach

https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1265502

Bleeding disorders are genetic conditions which involve impaired blood clotting. This may lead to disability. The predominant symptoms usually differ depending on biological sex, which implicates that the disabling mechanisms of bleeding disorders are gendered. Here we review sex-specific symptoms f...

Authors Diesen Plata Sofie Grut Lisbet
Year 2015
Type Journal article
Publication

Facing ignorance: people with rare disorders and their experiences with public health and welfare services

https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+907300

This qualitative study shows that people with rare disorders may experience barriers that can be related to the fact that the disorder is labelled ‘rare’ when they access health and welfare services. Service-providers within a range of sectors and services seemed to be reluctant to get involved in s...

Year 2013
Type Journal article
Publication

Seeking care for epilepsy and its impacts on households in a rural district in southern Malawi

https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1054765

Background: Epilepsy is a disability as defined in the 2012 Disability Act of the Government of Malawi. Objectives: This article explores the health-seeking behaviour of people with epilepsy in a rural town in southern Malawi and how having a person with epilepsy impacts on the households’ productiv...

Authors Munthali Alister Braathen Stine Hellum Grut Lisbet Kamaleri Yusman Ingstad Benedicte
Year 2013
Type Journal article
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