A Ahokas

Summary

Affiliation: Helsinki University Central Hospital
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Estrogen deficiency in severe postpartum depression: successful treatment with sublingual physiologic 17beta-estradiol: a preliminary study
    A Ahokas
    Psychiatric Research Unit, Mehilainen Clinic, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:332-6. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Positive treatment effect of estradiol in postpartum psychosis: a pilot study
    A Ahokas
    Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki City Hospital, Finland
    J Clin Psychiatry 61:166-9. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Role of estradiol in puerperal psychosis
    A Ahokas
    Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki City Hospital, Finland
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 147:108-10. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of cerebrospinal fluid angiotensin-converting enzyme in neuroleptic-treated schizophrenia
    K Wahlbeck
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 21:591-9. 1997
  5. ncbi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) correlates with length of illness in schizophrenia
    K Wahlbeck
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Helsinki, Lappviksvägen, Finland
    Schizophr Res 41:335-40. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Accumulation of macrophages in the CSF of schizophrenic patients during acute psychotic episodes
    H V Nikkilä
    Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki University, and Hesperia Hospital, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 156:1725-9. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Current antipsychotic dose correlates to mononuclear cell counts in the cerebrospinal fluid of psychotic patients
    K Wahlbeck
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Helsinki, PB 320, FIN 00029, HUCH, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 93:13-9. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of oestradiol on postpartum depression
    A Ahokas
    Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki City Hospital, Välskärinkatu 12, FIN 00260 Helsinki, Finland
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 146:108-10. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Circadian rhythm of white blood cells during clozapine treatment
    A Ahokas
    Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki City Hospital, Finland
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 144:301-2. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Risperidone versus clozapine in treatment-resistant schizophrenia: a randomized pilot study
    K Wahlbeck
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 24:911-22. 2000

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Estrogen deficiency in severe postpartum depression: successful treatment with sublingual physiologic 17beta-estradiol: a preliminary study
    A Ahokas
    Psychiatric Research Unit, Mehilainen Clinic, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:332-6. 2001
    ..To evaluate the association between estradiol and postpartum depression, we measured serum estradiol concentration and performed an open-label study of physiologic 17beta-estradiol...
  2. ncbi request reprint Positive treatment effect of estradiol in postpartum psychosis: a pilot study
    A Ahokas
    Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki City Hospital, Finland
    J Clin Psychiatry 61:166-9. 2000
    ..To study the association between estradiol and puerperal psychosis, we measured serum concentration of estradiol and performed an open-label trial of physiologic 17beta-estradiol in women with this disorder...
  3. ncbi request reprint Role of estradiol in puerperal psychosis
    A Ahokas
    Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki City Hospital, Finland
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 147:108-10. 1999
    ..Psychoses are the most severe of these illnesses and can be resistant to psychiatric medication...
  4. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of cerebrospinal fluid angiotensin-converting enzyme in neuroleptic-treated schizophrenia
    K Wahlbeck
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 21:591-9. 1997
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) correlates with length of illness in schizophrenia
    K Wahlbeck
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Helsinki, Lappviksvägen, Finland
    Schizophr Res 41:335-40. 2000
    ..This may be a function of treatment or a result of the deteriorating schizophrenic process...
  6. ncbi request reprint Accumulation of macrophages in the CSF of schizophrenic patients during acute psychotic episodes
    H V Nikkilä
    Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki University, and Hesperia Hospital, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 156:1725-9. 1999
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Current antipsychotic dose correlates to mononuclear cell counts in the cerebrospinal fluid of psychotic patients
    K Wahlbeck
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Helsinki, PB 320, FIN 00029, HUCH, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 93:13-9. 2000
    ..This finding needs replication and further corroboration in well-designed studies...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of oestradiol on postpartum depression
    A Ahokas
    Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki City Hospital, Välskärinkatu 12, FIN 00260 Helsinki, Finland
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 146:108-10. 1999
    ..The illnesses remain often unrecognized and untreated, and can be resistant to conventional psychiatric treatment methods...
  9. ncbi request reprint Circadian rhythm of white blood cells during clozapine treatment
    A Ahokas
    Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki City Hospital, Finland
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 144:301-2. 1999
    ..The atypical antipsychotic clozapine is effective in the treatment of patients with refractory schizophrenia. It carries a well-known risk of neutropenia and agranulocytosis, which necessitates the immediate discontinuation of clozapine...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risperidone versus clozapine in treatment-resistant schizophrenia: a randomized pilot study
    K Wahlbeck
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 24:911-22. 2000
    ....