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Jan Georg Friesinger

Associate Professor

 
Office:
C5034 ( Jon Lilletuns vei 9, Grimstad )

Sociologist with several years work experiences within community mental health service. Doctoral degree from the University in Agder with specialization in health and sport sciences. Study programme coordinator for the Master's programme in psychosocial health.

Research interests

  • Materiality and places

 

  • sociology of (mental) health and illness

 

  • community mental health

Courses and teaching

  • Sociology

 

  • Qualitative Social Research

 

  • Practice placement supervision

 

Projects

  • 2016-2019: PhD project
    • Materiality and living situation of people with mental health problems in supported housing.
  • 2020 (jan-jun): Involved in project 'InnArbeid
    • Action design research regarding technologies that promote the employment of people with intellectual disabilities
  • 2019-2021: Research group project linked to 'an including society'

Selected publications

Friesinger, Jan Georg; Topor, Alain Pierre; Bøe, Tore Dag; Larsen, Inger Beate (2020). Materialities in supported housing for people with mental health problems: a blurry picture of the tenants. Sociology of Health and Illness. ISSN: 0141-9889. doi:10.1111/1467-9566.13162.

Friesinger, J.G., Topor, A., Bøe, T.D., Larsen, I.B., 2019a. The ambiguous influences of fire safety on people with mental health problems in supported housing. Palgrave Communications 5, 22. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-019-0230-0

Friesinger, J.G., Topor, A., Bøe, T.D., Larsen, I.B., 2019b. Studies regarding supported housing and the built environment for people with mental health problems: A mixed-methods literature review. Health & Place 57, 44–53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2019.03.006

Scientific publications

  • Friesinger, Jan Georg; Birkeland, Bente; Thorød, Anne Brita (2021). Human-Animal Relationships in Supported Housing: Animal Atmospheres for Mental Health Recovery. Frontiers in Psychology. ISSN: 1664-1078. 12doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.712133.
  • Larsen, Inger Beate; Friesinger, Jan Georg; Strømland, Monica; Topor, Alain Pierre (2021). You realise you are better when you want to live, want to go out, want to see people: Recovery as assemblage. International Journal of Social Psychiatry. ISSN: 0020-7640. s 1 - 8. doi:10.1177/00207640211019452.
  • Friesinger, Jan Georg; Topor, Alain; Bøe, Tore Dag; Larsen, Inger Beate (2020). Materialities in supported housing for people with mental health problems: a blurry picture of the tenants. Sociology of Health and Illness. ISSN: 0141-9889. 47 (7). s 1742 - 1758. doi:10.1111/1467-9566.13162.
  • Friesinger, Jan Georg; Topor, Alain Pierre; Bøe, Tore Dag; Larsen, Inger Beate (2019). The ambiguous influences of fire safety on people with mental health problems in supported housing. Palgrave Communications. ISSN: 2055-1045. 5doi:10.1057/s41599-019-0230-0.
  • Brennås, Maiken Amanda; Brennås, Maiken Amanda; Friesinger, Jan Georg (2020). Norge i Europatoppen i Boligoppussing.
  • Wehus, Walter Norman; Friesinger, Jan Georg (2020). Et godt hjem er bedre enn praktiske løsninger, viser studie på omsorgsboliger.
  • Friesinger, Jan Georg; Wehus, Walter Norman (2020). Også omsorgsboliger må være gode hjem.
  • Friesinger, Jan Georg (2019). Presentasjon av forskningen relatert til 'betydningen av bosteder og materialitet for mennesker med psykiske helse problemer'.

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