N D Kapusta

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of Vienna
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. pmc Geospatial examination of lithium in drinking water and suicide mortality
    Marco Helbich
    Institute of Geography, University of Heidelberg, Berliner Strasse 48, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Health Geogr 11:19. 2012
  2. pmc Forty years of increasing suicide mortality in Poland: undercounting amidst a hanging epidemic?
    Peter Hofer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    BMC Public Health 12:644. 2012
  3. doi request reprint [Suicides in Austria: update on present state and recent trends]
    Nestor Kapusta
    Universitätsklinik für Psychoanalyse und Psychotherapie, Medizinische Universität Wien, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090, Wien, Osterreich
    Neuropsychiatr 26:103-5. 2012
  4. pmc Suicide and unintentional poisoning mortality trends in the United States, 1987-2006: two unrelated phenomena?
    Ian R H Rockett
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:705. 2010
  5. pmc Race/ethnicity and potential suicide misclassification: window on a minority suicide paradox?
    Ian R H Rockett
    Department of Community Medicine and the Injury Control Research Center, PO Box 9190 West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 10:35. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Does breath carbon monoxide measure nicotine dependence?
    Nestor D Kapusta
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Addict Dis 29:493-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Availability of mental health service providers and suicide rates in Austria: a nationwide study
    Nestor D Kapusta
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, Vienna 1090, Austria
    Psychiatr Serv 61:1198-203. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Characteristics of police officer suicides in the Federal Austrian Police Corps
    N D Kapusta
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, Vienna, Austria
    Crisis 31:265-71. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Lithium in drinking water and suicide mortality
    Nestor D Kapusta
    Medical University of Vienna, Department for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Br J Psychiatry 198:346-50. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Declining autopsy rates and suicide misclassification: a cross-national analysis of 35 countries
    Nestor D Kapusta
    Department for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:1050-7. 2011

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc Geospatial examination of lithium in drinking water and suicide mortality
    Marco Helbich
    Institute of Geography, University of Heidelberg, Berliner Strasse 48, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Health Geogr 11:19. 2012
    ..This study examined whether natural lithium content in drinking water is regionally associated with lower suicide rates...
  2. pmc Forty years of increasing suicide mortality in Poland: undercounting amidst a hanging epidemic?
    Peter Hofer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    BMC Public Health 12:644. 2012
    ..Suicide rate trends for Poland, one of the most populous countries in Europe, are not well documented. Moreover, the quality of the official Polish suicide statistics is unknown and requires in-depth investigation...
  3. doi request reprint [Suicides in Austria: update on present state and recent trends]
    Nestor Kapusta
    Universitätsklinik für Psychoanalyse und Psychotherapie, Medizinische Universität Wien, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090, Wien, Osterreich
    Neuropsychiatr 26:103-5. 2012
    ..Studies show that suicide rates are more common in rural than in urban areas and are associated with socio-economic factors. Nationwide prevention efforts should keep these epidemiological aspects in mind...
  4. pmc Suicide and unintentional poisoning mortality trends in the United States, 1987-2006: two unrelated phenomena?
    Ian R H Rockett
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:705. 2010
    ..We compare suicide and poisoning mortality trends over two decades in a preliminary assessment of their independence and implications for suicide misclassification...
  5. pmc Race/ethnicity and potential suicide misclassification: window on a minority suicide paradox?
    Ian R H Rockett
    Department of Community Medicine and the Injury Control Research Center, PO Box 9190 West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 10:35. 2010
    ..Analysis of this leading public health problem is complicated by undercounting. Despite persisting socioeconomic and health disparities, non-Hispanic Blacks and Hispanics register suicide rates less than half that of non-Hispanic Whites...
  6. doi request reprint Does breath carbon monoxide measure nicotine dependence?
    Nestor D Kapusta
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Addict Dis 29:493-9. 2010
    ..The study demonstrates exhaled carbon monoxide as a useful marker of smoking status but not of nicotine dependence...
  7. doi request reprint Availability of mental health service providers and suicide rates in Austria: a nationwide study
    Nestor D Kapusta
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, Vienna 1090, Austria
    Psychiatr Serv 61:1198-203. 2010
    ..This small-area analysis examined whether the availability of professionals providing mental health treatment in Austria had an effect on regional suicide rates...
  8. doi request reprint Characteristics of police officer suicides in the Federal Austrian Police Corps
    N D Kapusta
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, Vienna, Austria
    Crisis 31:265-71. 2010
    ..Suicide rates among police officers may be high because of strong occupational stressors...
  9. doi request reprint Lithium in drinking water and suicide mortality
    Nestor D Kapusta
    Medical University of Vienna, Department for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Br J Psychiatry 198:346-50. 2011
    ..There is some evidence that natural levels of lithium in drinking water may have a protective effect on suicide mortality...
  10. doi request reprint Declining autopsy rates and suicide misclassification: a cross-national analysis of 35 countries
    Nestor D Kapusta
    Department for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:1050-7. 2011
    ..Suicides are prone to misclassification during death ascertainment procedures. This problem has generated frequent criticism of the validity of suicide mortality statistics...
  11. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of substance use in a representative sample of 18-year-old males
    Nestor D Kapusta
    Department of Psychiatry, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Alcohol Alcohol 41:188-92. 2006
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  12. doi request reprint Influence of psychotherapist density and antidepressant sales on suicide rates
    N D Kapusta
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 119:236-42. 2009
    ..Antidepressant sales and suicide rates have been shown to be correlated in industrialized countries. The aim was to study the possible effects of psychotherapy utilization on suicide rates...
  13. ncbi request reprint Firearm legislation reform in the European Union: impact on firearm availability, firearm suicide and homicide rates in Austria
    Nestor D Kapusta
    Medical University of Vienna, Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Br J Psychiatry 191:253-7. 2007
    ..The availability of firearms in homes and at aggregate levels is a risk factor for suicide and homicide. One method of reducing access to suicidal means is the restriction of firearm availability through more stringent legislation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Multiple substance use among young males
    Nestor D Kapusta
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 86:306-11. 2007
    ..We found that increasing levels of nicotine dependence were related to higher levels of alcohol abuse and dependence. Furthermore, higher levels of nicotine dependence were associated with elevated levels of recent cannabinoid use...
  15. ncbi request reprint Trends in suicide rates of the elderly in Austria, 1970-2004: an analysis of changes in terms of age groups, suicide methods and gender
    Nestor D Kapusta
    Medical University of Vienna, Center for Public Health, Institute of Medical Psychology, Vienna, Austria, and Furtbach Hospital for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Stuttgart, Germany
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:438-44. 2007
    ..In order to assess possible approaches to prevention strategies, this study examines high-risk groups of the elderly...
  16. doi request reprint Rural-urban differences in Austrian suicides
    Nestor D Kapusta
    Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:311-8. 2008
    ..The most recent decade, 1995-2005 was also investigated cross-sectionally in terms of age groups, gender, suicide methods and family status...
  17. doi request reprint Inpatient treatment of major depression in Austria between 1989 and 2009: impact of downsizing of psychiatric hospitals on admissions, suicide rates and outpatient psychiatric services
    B Vyssoki
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    J Affect Disord 133:93-6. 2011
    ..Little is known about how restructuring of mental health services affected patients with major depression and suicide rates...
  18. ncbi request reprint Suicide among Viennese minors, 1946-2002
    Kanita Dervic
    Department of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry, University Hospital, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 118:152-9. 2006
    ..We investigated cases of suicide among Viennese minors over a period of 57 years in terms of prevalence, gender differences, suicide methods and monthly distribution...
  19. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation among Viennese high school students
    Kanita Dervic
    Department of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry, University Hospital, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 119:174-80. 2007
    ..We assessed the prevalence of lifetime suicidal ideation and associated psychosocial factors among Viennese high school students...
  20. doi request reprint Can media effects counteract legislation reforms? The case of adolescent firearm suicides in the wake of the Austrian firearm legislation
    Thomas Niederkrotenthaler
    Department of Medical Psychology, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Adolesc Health 44:90-3. 2009
    ..A temporary increase in firearm suicides after the reform was observed, followed by a continuous decrease. The hypothesis that media reporting triggered the short-term backlash effect is discussed...
  21. doi request reprint Not carried away by a moonlight shadow: no evidence for associations between suicide occurrence and lunar phase among more than 65,000 suicide cases in Austria, 1970-2006
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 120:343-9. 2008
    ..This study investigated lunar effects on one particular outcome (completed suicide) for which the literature appears unsettled, owing to some recent reports with positive findings...
  22. ncbi request reprint [The psychic structure of chronic pain patients]
    Melitta Fischer-Kern
    Universitätsklinik für Psychoanalyse und Psychotherapie, Medizinische Universität Wien, A 1090 Wien
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 56:34-46. 2010
    ..The study investigates the psychic structure and psychiatric comorbidity of chronic pain patients according to Kernberg's concept of personality organization...
  23. doi request reprint Copycat effects after media reports on suicide: a population-based ecologic study
    Thomas Niederkrotenthaler
    Medical University of Vienna, Center for Public Health, Department of Medical Psychology, Severingasse 9, Vienna, Austria
    Soc Sci Med 69:1085-90. 2009
    ..Evidence of copycat effects seemed to be strongest in suicides that were similar to the respective model with regard to age group, sex, and suicide method...
  24. ncbi request reprint [The capacity for mentalization in depressive patients: a pilot study]
    Melitta Fischer-Kern
    Universitätsklinik für Psychoanalyse und Psychotherapie, Medizinische Universität Wien
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 54:368-80. 2008
    ..Mentalization has been primarily investigated in Borderline Personality Disorders. This pilot study takes the first step toward investigating mentalization in depressive patients...
  25. doi request reprint The gap between suicide characteristics in the print media and in the population
    Thomas Niederkrotenthaler
    Institute for Medical Psychology, Center for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Public Health 19:361-4. 2009
    ..Programmes to educate media professionals about suicide are increasingly established, but information about which suicide cases are most likely to be reported in the mass media is sparse...
  26. ncbi request reprint Suicide by shooting is correlated to rate of gun licenses in Austrian counties
    Elmar Etzersdorfer
    Furtbachkrankenhaus, Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Stuttgart, Deutschland
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 118:464-8. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Aripiprazole-induced psychosis: a case report of reexposure by stepwise up-titration
    Nestor D Kapusta
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1445-6. 2007