P Santtila

Summary

Affiliation: Abo Akademi University
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Potential for homosexual response is prevalent and genetic
    Pekka Santtila
    Center of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, 20500 Turku, Finland
    Biol Psychol 77:102-5. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Do the same genetic and environmental effects underlie the covariation of alcohol dependence, smoking, and aggressive behaviour?
    Bettina von der Pahlen
    Center of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, 20500 Turku, Finland
    Biol Psychol 78:269-77. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Discrepancies between sexual desire and sexual activity: gender differences and associations with relationship satisfaction
    Pekka Santtila
    Center of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
    J Sex Marital Ther 34:29-42. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of male sexual dysfunctions during first intercourse
    Pekka Santtila
    Center of Excellence in Behaviour Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
    J Sex Marital Ther 35:86-105. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Recreational use of erectile dysfunction medication may decrease confidence in ability to gain and hold erections in young males
    P Santtila
    Department of Psychology, Center of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
    Int J Impot Res 19:591-6. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Childhood sexual interactions with other children are associated with lower preferred age of sexual partners including sexual interest in children in adulthood
    Pekka Santtila
    Center of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 175:154-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Correlated genetic and non-shared environmental influences account for the co-morbidity between female sexual dysfunctions
    K Witting
    Centre of Excellence for Behaviour Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, Finland
    Psychol Med 39:115-27. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Evidence for a genetic etiology to ejaculatory dysfunction
    P Jern
    Department of Psychology, Center of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
    Int J Impot Res 21:62-7. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Common genetic effects of gender atypical behavior in childhood and sexual orientation in adulthood: a study of Finnish twins
    Katarina Alanko
    Center of Excellence for Behavior Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, 20500, Turku, Finland
    Arch Sex Behav 39:81-92. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Genetic and environmental effects on the continuity of ejaculatory dysfunction
    Patrick Jern
    Center of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
    BJU Int 105:1698-704. 2010

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Potential for homosexual response is prevalent and genetic
    Pekka Santtila
    Center of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, 20500 Turku, Finland
    Biol Psychol 77:102-5. 2008
    ..The potential to engage in homosexual behavior was influenced by genetic effects for both men (37.4%) and women (46.4%) and these overlapped only partly with those for overt homosexual behavior...
  2. doi request reprint Do the same genetic and environmental effects underlie the covariation of alcohol dependence, smoking, and aggressive behaviour?
    Bettina von der Pahlen
    Center of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, 20500 Turku, Finland
    Biol Psychol 78:269-77. 2008
    ..The effects were stronger in men for alcohol dependence and smoking. There were no qualitative genetic sex differences. Genetic correlations between all phenotypes were substantial...
  3. ncbi request reprint Discrepancies between sexual desire and sexual activity: gender differences and associations with relationship satisfaction
    Pekka Santtila
    Center of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
    J Sex Marital Ther 34:29-42. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of male sexual dysfunctions during first intercourse
    Pekka Santtila
    Center of Excellence in Behaviour Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
    J Sex Marital Ther 35:86-105. 2009
    ..Erectile dysfunction during the first intercourse was related to more negative and less positive affects...
  5. ncbi request reprint Recreational use of erectile dysfunction medication may decrease confidence in ability to gain and hold erections in young males
    P Santtila
    Department of Psychology, Center of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
    Int J Impot Res 19:591-6. 2007
    ..We conclude that recreational users of EDM may be vulnerable for becoming psychologically dependent on pharmacologically induced erection...
  6. doi request reprint Childhood sexual interactions with other children are associated with lower preferred age of sexual partners including sexual interest in children in adulthood
    Pekka Santtila
    Center of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 175:154-9. 2010
    ..Experiences of childhood physical and sexual abuse were positively related to the extent of the childhood sexual interactions with other children. The results support the role of conditioning in the development of sexual age preferences...
  7. doi request reprint Correlated genetic and non-shared environmental influences account for the co-morbidity between female sexual dysfunctions
    K Witting
    Centre of Excellence for Behaviour Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, Finland
    Psychol Med 39:115-27. 2009
    ..So far, however, no study has addressed the pattern of genetic and environmental influences on diverse sexual dysfunctions in women, nor how genetic and environmental factors contribute to the associations between them...
  8. doi request reprint Evidence for a genetic etiology to ejaculatory dysfunction
    P Jern
    Department of Psychology, Center of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
    Int J Impot Res 21:62-7. 2009
    ..The findings from the present study provide useful information regarding the etiology and understanding of ejaculatory dysfunction...
  9. doi request reprint Common genetic effects of gender atypical behavior in childhood and sexual orientation in adulthood: a study of Finnish twins
    Katarina Alanko
    Center of Excellence for Behavior Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, 20500, Turku, Finland
    Arch Sex Behav 39:81-92. 2010
    ..The results were discussed in light of previous research and possible implications for theories of gender role development and sexual orientation...
  10. doi request reprint Genetic and environmental effects on the continuity of ejaculatory dysfunction
    Patrick Jern
    Center of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
    BJU Int 105:1698-704. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Indicators of premature ejaculation and their associations with sexual distress in a population-based sample of young twins and their siblings
    Patrick Jern
    Department of Psychology, Center of Excellence for Behavior Genetics, Abo Akademi University, Abo, Finland
    J Sex Med 5:2191-201. 2008
    ..It has been suggested that the diagnostic criteria of PE should be strictly empirical and rely on intravaginal latency time alone, whereas others stress the need to also include psychological and personal factors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Factor structure of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) for men and women in different age groups
    Bettina von der Pahlen
    Center of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, 20500 Turku, Finland
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:616-21. 2008
    ..Our main aim was to investigate the factor structure of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) in a Finnish population sample...
  13. doi request reprint Exploring genetic and environmental effects in dysphonia: a twin study
    Susanna Simberg
    Center of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Abo Akademi University, 20500 Turku, Finland
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 52:153-63. 2009
    ..To explore the existence of genetic effects as well as the interaction between potential genetic effects and a voice-demanding occupation on dysphonia...
  14. doi request reprint Evaluation of the female sexual function index in a population based sample from Finland
    Katarina Witting
    Centre of Excellence for Behavior Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, 20500, Turku, Finland
    Arch Sex Behav 37:912-24. 2008
    ..The associations found between sexual function and other important variables showed the complexity of sexual function...
  15. doi request reprint Genetic and environmental effects on sexual excitation and sexual inhibition in men
    Markus Varjonen
    Centre of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
    J Sex Res 44:359-69. 2007
    ..Sexual excitation, in contrast, was not influenced by genetic effects and similarities between twins for this mechanism seemed to be caused by the common environment of the twins...
  16. doi request reprint Female sexual function and its associations with number of children, pregnancy, and relationship satisfaction
    Katarina Witting
    Centre of Excellence for Behavior Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
    J Sex Marital Ther 34:89-106. 2008
    ..Being more satisfied with the overall relationship was related to higher sexual satisfaction and less sexual function problems...
  17. doi request reprint Genetic effects on anger control and their interaction with alcohol intoxication: a self-report study
    Ada Johansson
    Department of Psychology and Logopedics, Abo Akademi University, 20500 Turku, Finland
    Biol Psychol 85:291-8. 2010
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Premature and delayed ejaculation: genetic and environmental effects in a population-based sample of Finnish twins
    Patrick Jern
    Center of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Abo Akademi University Department of Psychology, Turku, Finland
    J Sex Med 4:1739-49. 2007
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Genetic effects on male sexual coercion
    Ada Johansson
    Department of Psychology, Center of Excellence for Behavior Genetics, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
    Aggress Behav 34:190-202. 2008
    ..This latent factor was hypothesized to reflect a general tendency for antisocial behavior that is pervasive across different situations. Relevant theories on sexual coercion were discussed in light of the results...
  20. doi request reprint The adult body: how age, gender, and body mass index are related to body image
    Monica Algars
    Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, 20500 Turku, Finland
    J Aging Health 21:1112-32. 2009
    ..Body satisfaction might also fluctuate during different phases of the adult life, and the patterns possibly differ between men and women...
  21. doi request reprint Psychiatric symptoms and same-sex sexual attraction and behavior in light of childhood gender atypical behavior and parental relationships
    Katarina Alanko
    Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, Center of Excellence for Behavior Genetics, Turku, Finland
    J Sex Res 46:494-504. 2009
    ..The elevated level of psychological distress among homosexual individuals, reported in several studies, might--to some extent--be caused by their generally higher levels of childhood GAB as opposed to a homosexual orientation per se...
  22. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of verbal interaction between interviewer and child in interviews with alleged victims of child sexual abuse
    Julia Korkman
    Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
    Scand J Psychol 47:109-19. 2006
    ..Interestingly, even after the child had provided an informative answer, interviewers continued to rely on focused and leading interviewing methods--in spite of a slight improvement in interviewing behavior...
  23. doi request reprint Subjectively measured ejaculation latency time and its association with different sexual activities while controlling for age and relationship length
    Patrick Jern
    Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University Center of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Turku, Finland
    J Sex Med 6:2568-78. 2009
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Female sexual dysfunction, sexual distress, and compatibility with partner
    Katarina Witting
    Center of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
    J Sex Med 5:2587-99. 2008
    ..Such factors may include partner sexual function and perception of sexual compatibility with a partner, factors which may also be associated with sexual distress...
  25. doi request reprint Alcohol and aggressive behavior in men--moderating effects of oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR) polymorphisms
    A Johansson
    Department of Psychology and Logopedics Department of Mathematics, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
    Genes Brain Behav 11:214-21. 2012
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first experimental study suggesting interactive effects of specific genetic variants and alcohol on aggressive behavior in humans...
  26. ncbi request reprint Age and gender specific sexual behaviors in children
    N Kenneth Sandnabba
    Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, 20500 Turku, Finland
    Child Abuse Negl 27:579-605. 2003
    ..An overall aim of this exploratory study was to provide information about the frequencies of child sexual behaviors. Also, the aim was to explore any age and gender differences...
  27. doi request reprint The dopamine transporter gene (DAT1) polymorphism is associated with premature ejaculation
    Pekka Santtila
    Center of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
    J Sex Med 7:1538-46. 2010
    ..Previous research has suggested brain dopamine (DA) neurotransmission to be involved in the control of ejaculation. Furthermore, previous studies indicate a partly hereditary background to premature ejaculation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Validity of a test of children's suggestibility for predicting responses to two interview situations differing in their degree of suggestiveness
    Katarina Finnilä
    Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, The Police College of Finland, Laivurinkatu 37 D 22, Helsinki 00150, Finland
    J Exp Child Psychol 85:32-49. 2003
    ..These findings indicate that individual assessment of suggestibility can be of some assistance when interviewing children, but diminishing suggestive influences in interrogations must be given priority...
  29. ncbi request reprint Investigating the underlying structure in sadomasochistically oriented behavior
    Pekka Santtila
    Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, FIN 20500, Finland
    Arch Sex Behav 31:185-96. 2002
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Differences and similarities between gay and straight individuals involved in the sadomasochistic subculture
    Niklas Nordling
    Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University
    J Homosex 50:41-57. 2006
    ..Clearly, sadomasochism cannot be thought of as a unitary phenomenon: People who identify themselves as sadomasochists mean different things by these identifications...
  31. doi request reprint Attitudes related to child sexual abuse: scale construction and explorative study among psychologists
    Katarina Finnilä-Tuohimaa
    Department of Psychology, University of Turku, Finland
    Scand J Psychol 49:311-23. 2008
    ..The more training in interviewing children the participants had had, the more erroneous beliefs and stronger attitudes they had. Experience did not affect attitudes and beliefs...
  32. ncbi request reprint Predicting offender home location in urban burglary series
    Manne Laukkanen
    Abo Akademi University, Department of Psychology, Domkyrkotorget 3, 20500 Abo, Finland
    Forensic Sci Int 176:224-35. 2008
    ..84% (Mdn, IQR=0.51-2.34%). Correlations between crime features and distance were found to enhance accuracy when features of series hinted short distance: sub-model limited search area to 0.19% (Mdn, IQR=0.07-0.65%)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Predicting presence of offender's criminal record from antisocial lifestyle indicators of homicide victims
    Pekka Santtila
    Police College of Finland
    J Interpers Violence 19:541-57. 2004
    ..A configural frequency analysis (CFA) showed that it was possible to predict the presence of a criminal record on the basis of the victim variables. The practical significance of the results for police investigations is discussed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Connections between experience, beliefs, scientific knowledge, and self-evaluated expertise among investigators of child sexual abuse in Finland
    Katarina Finnilä-Tuohimaa
    Police College of Finland
    Scand J Psychol 46:1-10. 2005
    ..The findings indicate that the education of CSA investigators should focus more on theoretical knowledge and decision-making processes as well as the role of pre-trial beliefs...
  35. ncbi request reprint Testing the utility of a geographical profiling approach in three rape series of a single offender: a case study
    Pekka Santtila
    Department of Psychology at Abo Akademi University, Police College of Finland, P O Box 13, 02151 Espoo, Finland
    Forensic Sci Int 131:42-52. 2003
    ..The functions used showed less predictive ability when the offender was a commuter. Explanations for the variations in the findings as well as suggestions for improvements were outlined in the discussion...
  36. doi request reprint Retrospective reports of parental physical affection and parenting style: a study of Finnish twins
    Nicole Harlaar
    MRC Social Genetic Developmental Psychiatry Centre, King s College
    J Fam Psychol 22:605-13. 2008
    ..The findings have implications for intervention and prevention work with families and for interpretation of evidence for interactions between genes and parenting behaviors...