Christer Hublin

Summary

Affiliation: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Shift-work and cardiovascular disease: a population-based 22-year follow-up study
    Christer Hublin
    Research Center, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:315-23. 2010
  2. pmc Heritability and mortality risk of insomnia-related symptoms: a genetic epidemiologic study in a population-based twin cohort
    Christer Hublin
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Sleep 34:957-64. 2011
  3. pmc Sleep and mortality: a population-based 22-year follow-up study
    Christer Hublin
    Research Center, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Sleep 30:1245-53. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Attenuation of vagal recovery during sleep and reduction of cortisol/melatonin ratio in late afternoon associate with prolonged daytime sleepiness among media workers with irregular shift work
    Harri Lindholm
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Centre of Excellence of Health and Work Ability, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Ind Med 55:643-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Longitudinal study on poor sleep and life dissatisfaction in a nationwide cohort of twins
    Tiina Paunio
    Department of Molecular Medicine, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 169:206-13. 2009
  6. pmc Associations of reported bruxism with insomnia and insufficient sleep symptoms among media personnel with or without irregular shift work
    Kristiina Ahlberg
    Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Head Face Med 4:4. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Job strain, sleep and alertness in shift working health care professionals -- a field study
    Kati Karhula
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland
    Ind Health 51:406-16. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Cognitive behavioral therapy for shift workers with chronic insomnia
    Heli Järnefelt
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health FIOH, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, Helsinki, Finland
    Sleep Med 13:1238-46. 2012
  9. doi request reprint High job control enhances vagal recovery in media work
    Harri Lindholm
    Centre of Expertise for Health and Work Ability, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Med (Lond) 59:570-3. 2009
  10. pmc No serological evidence of influenza A H1N1pdm09 virus infection as a contributing factor in childhood narcolepsy after Pandemrix vaccination campaign in Finland
    Krister Melen
    Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 8:e68402. 2013

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Shift-work and cardiovascular disease: a population-based 22-year follow-up study
    Christer Hublin
    Research Center, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:315-23. 2010
    ..Within twin pairs, no association between shift work and outcome was observed. Our results do not support an association between shift-work and cardiovascular morbidity...
  2. pmc Heritability and mortality risk of insomnia-related symptoms: a genetic epidemiologic study in a population-based twin cohort
    Christer Hublin
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Sleep 34:957-64. 2011
    ..Our aim was to estimate heritability in phenotypic insomnia and the association between insomnia and mortality...
  3. pmc Sleep and mortality: a population-based 22-year follow-up study
    Christer Hublin
    Research Center, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Sleep 30:1245-53. 2007
    ..Long and short sleep have been associated with increased mortality. We assessed mortality and 3 aspects of sleep behavior in a large cohort with 22-year follow-up...
  4. doi request reprint Attenuation of vagal recovery during sleep and reduction of cortisol/melatonin ratio in late afternoon associate with prolonged daytime sleepiness among media workers with irregular shift work
    Harri Lindholm
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Centre of Excellence of Health and Work Ability, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Ind Med 55:643-9. 2012
    ..Media work is characterized by information flow, deadlines, and 24/7 alertness. Good recovery prevents stress-related disorders...
  5. doi request reprint Longitudinal study on poor sleep and life dissatisfaction in a nationwide cohort of twins
    Tiina Paunio
    Department of Molecular Medicine, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 169:206-13. 2009
    ..21 for men and 0.27 for women in a multivariate genetic model. This finding is consistent with the hypothesis that poor sleep may have direct effects on the brain, emotions, and mood...
  6. pmc Associations of reported bruxism with insomnia and insufficient sleep symptoms among media personnel with or without irregular shift work
    Kristiina Ahlberg
    Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Head Face Med 4:4. 2008
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  7. ncbi request reprint Job strain, sleep and alertness in shift working health care professionals -- a field study
    Kati Karhula
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland
    Ind Health 51:406-16. 2013
    ..Shift working contributed to impaired sleep in both high and low job strain group. Individual and organization-based actions are needed to promote sufficient sleep in shift working nurses, especially with high job strain...
  8. doi request reprint Cognitive behavioral therapy for shift workers with chronic insomnia
    Heli Järnefelt
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health FIOH, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, Helsinki, Finland
    Sleep Med 13:1238-46. 2012
    ..We also studied whether insomnia symptoms and intervention effects differed on work days and days off...
  9. doi request reprint High job control enhances vagal recovery in media work
    Harri Lindholm
    Centre of Expertise for Health and Work Ability, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Med (Lond) 59:570-3. 2009
    ..Heart rate variability (HRV) has been widely used to monitor sympathovagal balance. Autonomic imbalance may play an additive role in the development of cardiovascular diseases...
  10. pmc No serological evidence of influenza A H1N1pdm09 virus infection as a contributing factor in childhood narcolepsy after Pandemrix vaccination campaign in Finland
    Krister Melen
    Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 8:e68402. 2013
    ..The analysis was based on the presence or absence of antibody response against non-structural protein 1 (NS1) from H1N1pdm09 virus, which was not a component of Pandemrix vaccine...
  11. ncbi request reprint Association of job strain with working hours, shift-dependent perceived workload, sleepiness and recovery
    Kati Karhula
    a Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Ergonomics 56:1640-51. 2013
    ..02). During pre-selected shift arrangements, the differences between the groups were only minor. In conclusion, job strain-related differences in sleepiness and recovery were mostly attributable to differences in shift arrangements. ..
  12. pmc Morning cortisol levels and perceived stress in irregular shift workers compared with regular daytime workers
    Harri Lindholm
    Centre of Excellence of Health and Work Ability, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Sleep Disord 2012:789274. 2012
    ..05) were independently associated with an augmented cortisol response after awakening. A stressful work environment and irregular shift work enhance cortisol excretion after waking. In the long run, this may become detrimental to health...
  13. pmc Self-reported bruxism mirrors anxiety and stress in adults
    Jari Ahlberg
    Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, POB 41, 00014 HY, Helsinki, Finland
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 18:e7-11. 2013
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  14. doi request reprint Cognitive behavior therapy for chronic insomnia in occupational health services
    Heli Järnefelt
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health FIOH, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, 00250, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Rehabil 22:511-21. 2012
    ..We also studied if insomnia symptoms and intervention effects differed on work days and days off...
  15. pmc Increased incidence and clinical picture of childhood narcolepsy following the 2009 H1N1 pandemic vaccination campaign in Finland
    Markku Partinen
    Helsinki Sleep Clinic, Vitalmed Research Centre, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 7:e33723. 2012
    ..Therefore, we carried out a systematic analysis of the incidence of narcolepsy in Finland between the years 2002-2010...
  16. doi request reprint Sleep restriction for the duration of a work week impairs multitasking performance
    Marja Leena Haavisto
    Brain and Work Research Centre, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Sleep Res 19:444-54. 2010
    ..The recovery process of performance and sleepiness from the SR continued over the two recovery sleep opportunities. In all, our findings emphasise the importance of shift systems that do not restrict sleep for several consecutive days...
  17. ncbi request reprint Heritability of diurnal type: a nationwide study of 8753 adult twin pairs
    Markku Koskenvuo
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Sleep Res 16:156-62. 2007
    ..7% (95% CI 0-23.7) for additive genetic factors, 38.0% (24.7-51.3) for genetic factors due to dominance. Genetic effects thus account for about one-half of the interindividual variability in diurnal type in adults...
  18. doi request reprint Genetic factors in evolution of sleep length--a longitudinal twin study in Finnish adults
    Christer Hublin
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Sleep Res 22:513-8. 2013
    ..In conclusion, genetic factors have a modest but stable effect on the evolution of sleep length over a long time span in adults. Multiple measures are a more robust basis for genetic analyses than a single cross-sectional measure...
  19. doi request reprint Joint effect of self-reported sleep problems and three components of the metabolic syndrome on risk of coronary heart disease
    Minna Loponen
    University of Tampere, Tampere School of Public Health, Tampere, Finland Helsinki Heart Study, Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 68:149-58. 2010
    ..This study explored the joint effect of two epidemics, sleep problems and metabolic syndrome (MetS), on the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  20. doi request reprint Genetic factors account for half of the phenotypic variance in liability to sleep-related bruxism in young adults: a nationwide Finnish twin cohort study
    Katariina Rintakoski
    Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Twin Res Hum Genet 15:714-9. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the role of genetic and environmental factors in the phenotypic variance of bruxism in a large population-based cohort of young adult twins in Finland...
  21. pmc AS03 adjuvanted AH1N1 vaccine associated with an abrupt increase in the incidence of childhood narcolepsy in Finland
    Hanna Nohynek
    Department of Vaccines and Immune Protection, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 7:e33536. 2012
    ..A sudden increase in childhood narcolepsy was observed in Finland soon after pandemic influenza epidemic and vaccination with ASO3-adjuvanted Pandemrix. No increase was observed in other age groups...
  22. ncbi request reprint Shift work and cardiovascular disease - pathways from circadian stress to morbidity
    Sampsa Puttonen
    Centre of Expertise on Human Factors at Work, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:96-108. 2010
    ..The data provide evidence for possible disease mechanisms between shift work and CVD, but compelling evidence on any specific mechanism is missing...
  23. pmc Liability to anxiety and severe life events as predictors of new-onset sleep disturbances
    Jussi Vahtera
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Sleep 30:1537-46. 2007
    ..This study examined the effects of liability to anxiety and stressful life events on the onset of sleep disturbances...
  24. ncbi request reprint Reported bruxism and restless legs syndrome in media personnel with or without irregular shift work
    Kristiina Ahlberg
    Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Odontol Scand 63:94-8. 2005
    ..In conclusion, perceived bruxism may be a sign of a stressful situation or dissatisfaction, while RLS as a more stable trait may in itself negatively affect sleep quality and further enhance the problem...
  25. pmc Prolonged sleep restriction affects glucose metabolism in healthy young men
    Wessel M A van Leeuwen
    Brain and Work Research Centre, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Endocrinol 2010:108641. 2010
    ..No changes were observed in CON. The observed increase of serum IGF-1 and insulin-to-glucose ratio indicates that sleep restriction may result in an increased risk to develop type 2 diabetes...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Parasomnias :phenomena between sleep and awake]
    Christer Hublin
    Työterveyslaitos Aivot ja Työ tutkimuskeskus Topeliuksenkatu, Helsinki
    Duodecim 121:1553-60; quiz 1560, 1576. 2005
  27. ncbi request reprint Self-reported sleep duration in Finnish general population
    Erkki Kronholm
    Department of Health and Functional Capacity, National Public Health Institute, Turku, Finland
    J Sleep Res 15:276-90. 2006
    ..A more detailed analysis of the clinical status of the short and long sleep duration groups is needed to evaluate the possible importance of these findings for health risks associated with sleep duration...
  28. ncbi request reprint Sleep duration and breast cancer: a prospective cohort study
    Pia K Verkasalo
    Department of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio
    Cancer Res 65:9595-600. 2005
    ..10 (CI, 0.59-2.05), 1.0, and 0.28 (CI, 0.09-0.88), with a decreasing trend (P = 0.03). This study provides some support for a decreased risk of breast cancer in long sleepers...
  29. doi request reprint Trends in self-reported sleep duration and insomnia-related symptoms in Finland from 1972 to 2005: a comparative review and re-analysis of Finnish population samples
    Erkki Kronholm
    The National Public Health Institute, Turku, Finland
    J Sleep Res 17:54-62. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the Finnish data during the past 33 years indicate a general decrease in self-reported sleep duration of about 18 min and an increase of sleep complaints, especially among the employed middle-aged population...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Lepidopterism. allergies and other reactions caused by butterflies]
    Tari Haahtela
    HYKS n iho ja allergiasairaala, Helsinki
    Duodecim 121:303-10. 2005