Funding for this research was provided by:
Norwegian Health Authorities (not available)
Dept of Mental health care, St Olav university hospital (not available)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2020-01-10
Received: 22 April 2019
Accepted: 19 December 2019
First Online: 10 January 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The protocol for the 2003-project was approved by the Norwegian Centre for Research Data (reg. nr. 9694-NSD-2003). The protocol for STUDMED 2015 was approved by the Regional Committee for Medical and Health Research Ethics of Central Norway (2013/2408 REK Central). Both in 2003 and in 2015, informed consent were deemed unnecessary according to national regulations. Therefore, no consent, neither written, nor verbal were gathered before the questionnaires were distributed.
: Not applicable.
: The corresponding author, Tore Gude, ended his term on the Editorial Board for BMC Research Notes in December 2014. The second author, Reidar Tyssen, ended his term on the Editorial Board of BMC Medical Education by January 2019. The others have declared no competing interests.