Prof. Bente Traeen

  • University of Oslo

Professional Experience

1988 – 1995: The National Institute of Public Health/ Alcohol and Drug Research, Oslo

1995 – 2001: The National Institute of Public Health, Oslo

2001 – 2012: University of Tromsø, Tromsø

2012 – present: University of Oslo, Oslo

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Adolescent sexuality
  • Sexual dysfunctions
  • Sexuality in older adults
  • Pornography research
  • Sexual health interventions
  • LGBT
  • Equine assisted therapy, alcohol research

Selected Publications

  1. Træen, B. & Hovland, A.  (1998). Games people play. Sex, alcohol and condom use among urban Norwegians. Contemporary Drug Problems, 25 (Spring), 3-48.
  2. Træen, B.  (2003). Effect of an intervention to prevent unwanted pregnancy in adolescents. A randomised, prospective study from Nordland County, Norway 1999-2001. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 13, 207-223.
  3. Træen, B. (2008). When sex becomes a duty. Sexual & Relationship Therapy, 23 (1), 61-84.
  4. Træen, B., Stulhofer, A., Janssen, E., Carvalheira, A. A., Hald, G. M., Lange, T., & Graham, C. (2018). Sexual Activity and Sexual Satisfaction among Older Adults in Four European Countries. Archives of Sexual Behavior