Jukka Hintikka

Summary

Affiliation: Kuopio University Hospital
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc A brief intervention is sufficient for many adolescents seeking help from low threshold adolescent psychiatric services
    Eila Laukkanen
    Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital and University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:261. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in living skills and global assessment of functioning among outpatients with schizophrenia
    J Hintikka
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 33:226-31. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation in the Finnish general population. A 12-month follow-up study
    J Hintikka
    Kuopio University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 36:590-4. 2001
  4. doi request reprint Hypogonadism, decreased sexual desire, and long-term depression in middle-aged men
    Jukka Hintikka
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Sex Med 6:2049-57. 2009
  5. pmc Unemployment and ill health: a connection through inflammation?
    Jukka Hintikka
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital and Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Kuopio, FI 70210 KUOPIO, Finland
    BMC Public Health 9:410. 2009
  6. pmc High vitamin B12 level and good treatment outcome may be associated in major depressive disorder
    Jukka Hintikka
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 3:17. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Mental disorders in self-cutting adolescents
    Jukka Hintikka
    Department of Psychiatry, Paijat Hame Central Hospital, Lahti, Finland
    J Adolesc Health 44:464-7. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Men, women and friends--are there differences in relation to mental well-being?
    J Hintikka
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Qual Life Res 9:841-5. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint [Schizophrenia increases risk of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases]
    Jukka Hintikka
    Kuopion yliopiston ja KYS n psykiatrian klinikka, Kuopio
    Duodecim 121:705-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Suicide mortality in Finland during an economic cycle, 1985-1995
    J Hintikka
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 27:85-8. 1999

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Publications90

  1. pmc A brief intervention is sufficient for many adolescents seeking help from low threshold adolescent psychiatric services
    Eila Laukkanen
    Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital and University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:261. 2010
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in living skills and global assessment of functioning among outpatients with schizophrenia
    J Hintikka
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 33:226-31. 1999
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation in the Finnish general population. A 12-month follow-up study
    J Hintikka
    Kuopio University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 36:590-4. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence, prevalence and persistence of and recovery from suicidal ideation in a sample of the Finnish general population...
  4. doi request reprint Hypogonadism, decreased sexual desire, and long-term depression in middle-aged men
    Jukka Hintikka
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Sex Med 6:2049-57. 2009
    ..In middle-aged men, the associations between long-term depressive symptoms and circulating testosterone levels are poorly known, although it is known that testosterone levels decrease with age...
  5. pmc Unemployment and ill health: a connection through inflammation?
    Jukka Hintikka
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital and Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Kuopio, FI 70210 KUOPIO, Finland
    BMC Public Health 9:410. 2009
    ..Acute and chronic psychosocial stress can induce pronounced changes in human immune responses. In this study we tested our hypothesis that stress-induced low-grade tissue inflammation is more prevalent among the unemployed...
  6. pmc High vitamin B12 level and good treatment outcome may be associated in major depressive disorder
    Jukka Hintikka
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 3:17. 2003
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Mental disorders in self-cutting adolescents
    Jukka Hintikka
    Department of Psychiatry, Paijat Hame Central Hospital, Lahti, Finland
    J Adolesc Health 44:464-7. 2009
    ..Self-cutting as a form of self-harm is common in general population adolescents. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of mental disorders and associated factors among self-cutting community-dwelling adolescents...
  8. ncbi request reprint Men, women and friends--are there differences in relation to mental well-being?
    J Hintikka
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Qual Life Res 9:841-5. 2000
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint [Schizophrenia increases risk of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases]
    Jukka Hintikka
    Kuopion yliopiston ja KYS n psykiatrian klinikka, Kuopio
    Duodecim 121:705-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Suicide mortality in Finland during an economic cycle, 1985-1995
    J Hintikka
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 27:85-8. 1999
    ..In conclusion, the results suggest diversity in associations between suicide mortality, socioeconomic factors and alcohol consumption...
  11. ncbi request reprint Daily tea drinking is associated with a low level of depressive symptoms in the Finnish general population
    Jukka Hintikka
    Kuopio University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:359-63. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, the underlying mechanisms are unresolved and further studies are needed...
  12. ncbi request reprint The relationship between psychological and somatoform dissociation in the general population
    Päivi Maaranen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:690-2. 2005
    ..Thus, a considerable amount of ill health was recorded in this group...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dissociation in a general population of Finnish adolescents
    Tommi Tolmunen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, FIN 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:614-7. 2007
    ..A high level of dissociation was associated with an age of 15 or less, daily smoking, frequent use of alcohol, abuse of legal drugs, cannabis use, social isolation, and poor school performance in mathematics...
  14. ncbi request reprint Alexithymia and suicidal ideation: a 12-month follow-up study in a general population
    Jukka Hintikka
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Compr Psychiatry 45:340-5. 2004
    ..In conclusion, if depression presents alexithymic features the subject has an additive impact on the risk of suicidal ideation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adverse childhood experiences, stressful life events or demographic factors: which are important in women's depression? A 2-year follow-up population study
    Kirsi Honkalampi
    Department of Psychiatry, Research and Development Unit, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, FIN 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:627-32. 2005
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Partial remission indicates poor functioning and a high level of psychiatric symptoms: a 3-phase 6-year follow-up study on major depression
    Heimo Viinamaki
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital and University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 62:437-43. 2008
    ..Partial remission was associated with a significant impairment in psychosocial functioning and a high level of symptoms throughout the follow-up. The partial remission group must be recognized and actively treated...
  17. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in a population-based sample of men with long-term mental symptoms
    Tarja Saharinen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 62:106-12. 2008
    ..Mental health factors were strongly associated with PCS and MCS scores of HRQL. In improving HRQL in men, both physical and mental domains should be targeted in preventive and curative strategies...
  18. ncbi request reprint Recovery from depression: a two-year follow-up study of general population subjects
    Heimo Viinamaki
    Kuopio University Hospital and University of Kuopio, Department of Psychiatry, Finland
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 52:19-28. 2006
    ..The recovery from depression and factors associated with it are not well known in the general population...
  19. doi request reprint Is alexithymia a risk factor for major depression, personality disorder, or alcohol use disorders? A prospective population-based study
    Kirsi Honkalampi
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 68:269-73. 2010
    ..The aim of this 7-year follow-up study was to examine whether alexithymia predicts subsequent major depression, personality disorder, or alcohol use disorders in a population-based sample...
  20. ncbi request reprint Do stressful life-events or sociodemographic variables associate with depression and alexithymia among a general population?--A 3-year follow-up study
    Kirsi Honkalampi
    Department of Psychiatry, Research and Development Unit, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Compr Psychiatry 45:254-60. 2004
    ..Furthermore, it seems that depressive symptoms were chronic and long-lasting among the general population...
  21. doi request reprint Serum adipokine levels in adults with a history of childhood maltreatment
    Soili M Lehto
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 37:217-21. 2012
    ..This may lead to a lowered anti-inflammatory buffer capacity, which can, in turn, increase the susceptibility to physical and psychological states characterized by pronounced pro-inflammation...
  22. doi request reprint Population-based comparison of health-related quality of life between healthy subjects and those with specific psychiatric or somatic diseases
    Tarja Saharinen
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Eastern Finland, and Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio Psychiatric Center, Kuopio, Finland
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 47:66-73. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare health-related quality of life (HRQL) of healthy subjects and those with psychiatric or somatic diseases...
  23. pmc Biological and other health related correlates of long-term life dissatisfaction burden
    Teemu Rissanen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 13:202. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the biological correlates along with other health-related factors of long-term life dissatisfaction in a population-based sample...
  24. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with pathological dissociation in the general population
    Päivi Maaranen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:387-94. 2005
    ..This study assessed the prevalence of pathological dissociation in the general population, and the relationship between pathological dissociation and sociodemographic and several psychiatric variables...
  25. ncbi request reprint Which factors are important predictors of non-recovery from major depression? A 2-year prospective observational study
    Heimo Viinamaki
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 60:410-6. 2006
    ..Major depression in patients with personality disorder should be treated as effectively as possible. Moreover, service planning in rural areas needs attention...
  26. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with hopelessness: a population study
    Kaisa Haatainen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 50:142-52. 2004
    ..Hopelessness is associated with depression and suicidality in clinical as well as in non-clinical populations. However, data on the prevalence of hopelessness and the associated factors in general population are exiguous...
  27. ncbi request reprint Association between depressive symptoms and serum concentrations of homocysteine in men: a population study
    Tommi Tolmunen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1574-8. 2004
    ..Results of studies of the association between blood concentrations of homocysteine and depression in general populations and among psychiatric patients are inconsistent...
  28. doi request reprint Serum IL-7 and G-CSF in major depressive disorder
    Soili M Lehto
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital and University of Eastern Finland, 70210 Kuopio, Finland
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34:846-51. 2010
    ..The G-CSF levels did not differ between the two groups. The lowering of the serum levels of IL-7, a regulator of T cell homeostasis, in MDD subjects may underlie the depression-related impaired T cell function...
  29. ncbi request reprint Stable hopelessness and its predictors in a general population: a 2-year follow-up study
    Kaisa M Haatainen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 33:373-80. 2003
    ..5 (95% CI 1.3-9.3), and in women with a poor financial situation it was 3.8 (95% CI 1.5-9.4). Awareness of the stability of hopelessness offers us newpossibilities in preventative and mental health work...
  30. doi request reprint The course of dissociation in the general population: a 3-year follow-up study
    Päivi Maaranen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Compr Psychiatry 49:269-74. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the course of and the changes in dissociative symptoms and factors associated with these changes during a 3-year follow-up of a Finnish general population sample...
  31. doi request reprint Are factors associated with suicidal ideation true risk factors? A 3-year prospective follow-up study in a general population
    Jukka Hintikka
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:29-33. 2009
    ..More information is needed about whether they are true risk factors and independently predict the development of suicidal ideation...
  32. doi request reprint The prevalence of alexithymia and its relationship with Youth Self-Report problem scales among Finnish adolescents
    Kirsi Honkalampi
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio 70211, Finland Division of Psychowelfare, Kuopio Psychiatric Center, Kuopio City, Kuopio 70600, Finland
    Compr Psychiatry 50:263-8. 2009
    ..Our findings indicate that these adolescents are at high risk of mental disorders and require treatment interventions...
  33. doi request reprint The prevalence of self-cutting and other self-harm among 13- to 18-year-old Finnish adolescents
    Eila Laukkanen
    Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, University Hospital of Kuopio, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:23-8. 2009
    ..Deliberate self-harm has become more prevalent among adolescents...
  34. doi request reprint Adolescent dissociation and alexithymia are distinctive but overlapping phenomena
    Tommi Tolmunen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, FIN 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 176:40-4. 2010
    ..Thus, dissociation and alexithymia can be considered distinctive but overlapping phenomena...
  35. pmc Long term life dissatisfaction and subsequent major depressive disorder and poor mental health
    Teemu Rissanen
    Dept of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 11:140. 2011
    ..Early indicators of poor mental health in general population are needed. This study examined the relationship between long-term life dissatisfaction and subsequent mental health, including major depressive disorder...
  36. ncbi request reprint Dietary folate and depressive symptoms are associated in middle-aged Finnish men
    Tommi Tolmunen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Kuopio, Finland
    J Nutr 133:3233-6. 2003
    ..46, 95% CI = 1.01-2.12, P = 0.044). There were no associations between the intake of cobalamin, pyridoxine or riboflavin, and depression. These results indicate that nutrition may have a role in the prevention of depression...
  37. doi request reprint Serum chemokine levels in major depressive disorder
    Soili M Lehto
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital and University of Kuopio, 70210 Kuopio, Finland
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:226-32. 2010
    ..To examine the role of chemokines of two major chemokine families, CC and CXC, in major depressive disorder (MDD) in a population-based sample...
  38. doi request reprint Mental health and well-being in a 6-year follow-up of patients with depression: assessments of patients and clinicians
    Heli Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:688-96. 2008
    ..Studies are needed to assess global well-being during recovery from depression by comparing the assessments of patients and clinicians...
  39. doi request reprint Dissociation, self-cutting, and other self-harm behavior in a general population of Finnish adolescents
    Tommi Tolmunen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:768-71. 2008
    ..These results indicate that a high level of dissociation is an independent risk factor for self-harm behavior in adolescents, and may have value both in clinical work and further research...
  40. ncbi request reprint Dietary folate and the risk of depression in Finnish middle-aged men. A prospective follow-up study
    Tommi Tolmunen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Psychother Psychosom 73:334-9. 2004
    ..Several cross-sectional studies have focused on the low blood folate levels of depressive patients. Nevertheless, no prospective studies have been published on the association between dietary folate and depression...
  41. ncbi request reprint Cluster C personality disorder impedes alleviation of symptoms in major depression
    Heimo Viinamaki
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, PO Box 1777, FI 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    J Affect Disord 71:35-41. 2002
    ..We investigated whether cluster C personality disorder (CPD) is associated with recovery from depression...
  42. doi request reprint Low HDL cholesterol associates with major depression in a sample with a 7-year history of depressive symptoms
    Soili M Lehto
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital and University of Kuopio, 70210 Kuopio, Finland
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:1557-61. 2008
    ..049). These findings suggest that compared with the healthy controls, those with long-term depression may have lower HDL-C values and higher atherogenic indices...
  43. doi request reprint The role of mental health, personality disorders and childhood adversities in relation to life satisfaction in a sample of general population
    Teemu Rissanen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland mnet fi
    Nord J Psychiatry 67:109-15. 2013
    ..Mental health disorders are one of the leading causes of the disease burden globally...
  44. doi request reprint Low serum HDL-cholesterol levels are associated with long symptom duration in patients with major depressive disorder
    Soili M Lehto
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, PO Box 1777, FIN 70210 Kuopio, Finland
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 64:279-83. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine whether the association between depression and the serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) is modified by symptom duration...
  45. ncbi request reprint Impact of multiple traumatic experiences on the persistence of depressive symptoms--a population-based study
    Antti Tanskanen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Kuopio and Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 58:459-64. 2004
    ..Mental health intervention, as early as possible, may serve to prevent the chronicity of depressive reactions among victims of multiple traumas...
  46. ncbi request reprint Somatoform dissociation and adverse childhood experiences in the general population
    Päivi Maaranen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:337-42. 2004
    ..We found a strong, graded relationship between an increasing number of adverse childhood experiences and high somatoform dissociation...
  47. doi request reprint Temporal cortex dopamine D2/3 receptor binding in major depression
    Soili M Lehto
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:345-8. 2008
    ..Dopaminergic abnormalities may be present in the temporal cortices of major depressives...
  48. ncbi request reprint Is the Beck Depression Inventory suitable for screening major depression in different phases of the disease?
    Heimo Viinamaki
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 58:49-53. 2004
    ..The areas under the ROC curves were large (0.81 at baseline and 0.93 at follow-up). The same BDI-21 cut-off point is suitable for screening major depression among outpatients in any phase of the disease...
  49. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation among help-seeking adolescents: association with a negative self-image
    Eila Laukkanen
    Kuopio University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio, Finland
    Arch Suicide Res 9:45-55. 2005
    ..Because suicidal ideation frequently occurs without formal psychiatric diagnosis it should be assessed separately. Special attention should be paid to adolescents' negative self-perception...
  50. ncbi request reprint Partial remission in major depression: a two-phase, 12-month prospective study
    Heimo Viinamaki
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 56:33-7. 2002
    ..Comorbid personality disorder is the main factor predicting a poor short-term response in major depressive disorder...
  51. pmc Elevated levels of serum IL-5 are associated with an increased likelihood of major depressive disorder
    Antti Pekka Elomaa
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital and University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 12:2. 2012
    ..Nevertheless, relatively little is known about the role of the T-helper (Th)-2 effector cytokines interleukin (IL)-5 and IL-13 in MDD...
  52. ncbi request reprint Cluster C personality disorder and recovery from major depression: 24-month prospective follow-up
    Heimo Viinamaki
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    J Pers Disord 17:341-50. 2003
    ..9, 95% CI 1.5-16.0). Moreover, the presence of CPD associated with the presence of major depression at 24 months (OR 4.2, 95% CI 1.4-12.2). The presence of CPD hinders the alleviation of depressive symptoms in major depression...
  53. ncbi request reprint Recorded psychiatric comorbidity with bipolar disorder--a Finnish hospital discharge register study
    Marko Sorvaniemi
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Turku, and Psychiatric Sector, Satakunta Hospital District, Rauma, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 59:531-3. 2005
    ..Recorded comorbidity was associated with the type of episode. Comorbidity in bipolar disorder in psychiatric hospitals in Finland seems to go greatly undetected and may have a deteriorating impact on the course of the illness...
  54. ncbi request reprint Relationships among alexithymia, adverse childhood experiences, sociodemographic variables, and actual mood disorder: a 2-year clinical follow-up study of patients with major depressive disorder
    Kirsi Honkalampi
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Psychosomatics 45:197-204. 2004
    ..Furthermore, the results showed that alexithymic features could also be situational reactions to depression...
  55. doi request reprint Stability of alexithymia in the general population: an 11-year follow-up
    Tommi Tolmunen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, 70210 Kuopio, Finland
    Compr Psychiatry 52:536-41. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, few general population studies have been published, and there have been no follow-ups longer than 5 years...
  56. ncbi request reprint Alexithymia in patients with coronary heart disease
    M Valkamo
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, P.O. Box 1777, FI-70211 Kuopio, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 50:125-30. 2001
    ..Alexithymia is associated with the enhanced psychosocial burden of suffering CHD. This patient group may need more individual support and attention than other CHD patients...
  57. doi request reprint Factors helping adolescents to stop self-cutting: descriptions of 347 adolescents aged 13-18 years
    Marja Liisa Rissanen
    Savo Vocational College Social and Health Services, Kuopio, Finland
    J Clin Nurs 22:2011-9. 2013
    ..To describe the factors contributing to the stopping of self-cutting among 13-18-year-old Finnish adolescents from the personal perspective of the adolescents...
  58. ncbi request reprint Gender-related changes in suicide rates and methods in Eastern Finland from 1988 to 1997
    Tuula M Pesonen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, FL 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 58:327-32. 2004
    ..Gender differences and local variation in suicide mortality should be taken into account when assessing and developing further suicide prevention strategies...
  59. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome in patients with schizophrenia
    Tuula Heiskanen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:575-9. 2003
    ..Our aim was to study the frequency of metabolic syndrome and associated factors in patients with schizophrenia...
  60. ncbi request reprint Depression and associated factors in coronary heart disease
    M Valkamo
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Scand Cardiovasc J 35:259-63. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Depression is a common finding and should be looked for independently of other risk factors in patients with CHD...
  61. doi request reprint Adolescent self-cutting elsewhere than on the arms reveals more serious psychiatric symptoms
    Eila Laukkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 22:501-10. 2013
    ..These adolescents also need a caring and conscientious psychiatric examination and possible psychiatric treatment...
  62. ncbi request reprint Clinical recovery in cognitive functioning and self-image among adolescents with major depressive disorder and conduct disorder during psychiatric inpatient care
    Ulla Hintikka
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 73:212-22. 2003
    ..Mental health services should still have the capability of offering long-term residential care for adolescents with the most severe mental disturbance...
  63. ncbi request reprint Why do alexithymic features appear to be stable? A 12-month follow-up study of a general population
    K Honkalampi
    Department of Psychiatry, Research and Development Unit, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Psychother Psychosom 70:247-53. 2001
    ..This 12-month follow-up study investigated the prevalence of alexithymia and its relationship with depression in a sample of the general population from Eastern Finland (n = 1,584)...
  64. ncbi request reprint Male suicide mortality in eastern Finland--urban-rural changes during a 10-year period between 1988 and 1997
    T M Pesonen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 29:189-93. 2001
    ..To investigate urban-rural differences in male suicide mortality between 1988 and 1997 in the province of Kuopio in eastern Finland...
  65. ncbi request reprint Depression is strongly associated with alexithymia in the general population
    K Honkalampi
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 48:99-104. 2000
    ..This study examines how alexithymia and depression are related to each other in men and women in a sample of Finnish general population (n = 2018)...
  66. ncbi request reprint Alexithymia and depression: a prospective study of patients with major depressive disorder
    K Honkalampi
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Psychosomatics 42:229-34. 2001
    ..In addition, the BDI scores increased or decreased proportionately with the change in TAS-20 score in both groups. These results lend further support to the idea that alexithymia may be a state-dependent phenomenon...
  67. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life among subjects with long-term mental symptoms in a population-based sample
    T Saharinen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 17:260-7. 2010
    ..Men and women had similarly poor scores for PCS and MCS. Mental health-related factors were main correlates of HRQL and this knowledge could be used in nursing practice and in health promotion...
  68. ncbi request reprint Alexithymia in patients with major depressive disorder and comorbid cluster C personality disorders: a 6-month follow-up study
    K Honkalampi
    Department of Psychiatry, Research and Development Unit, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, FIN 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    J Pers Disord 15:245-54. 2001
    ..Moreover, comorbid CPD and severity of depression seemed to be associated with poorer recovery from alexithymia. The implications of these findings are discussed...
  69. ncbi request reprint Mood improvement reduces memory complaints in depressed patients
    R Antikainen
    Kuopio University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, P O Box 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 251:6-11. 2001
    ..The aim was to examine associations between memory complaints, cognitive performance and mood in 174 adult, clinically depressed, neurologically healthy patients at baseline and during six months of follow-up...
  70. ncbi request reprint Effect of somatic comorbidity on alleviation of depressive symptoms
    H Viinamaki
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:755-61. 2000
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether somatic comorbidity (SC) impedes recovery from depression...
  71. doi request reprint Serum adiponectin and resistin levels in major depressive disorder
    S M Lehto
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital and University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 121:209-15. 2010
    ..To examine the role of the adipose-tissue-derived low-grade inflammation markers adiponectin and resistin in major depressive disorder (MDD) in a population-based sample...
  72. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric morbidity and the presence and absence of angiographic coronary disease in patients with chest pain
    M Valkamo
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, FI 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 104:391-6. 2001
    ..To assess psychiatric morbidity in coronary angiogram patients...
  73. ncbi request reprint A prospective 1-year follow-up study in patients with functional or organic dyspepsia: changes in gastrointestinal symptoms, mental distress and fear of serious illness
    M Pajala
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, PO Box 1777, FI 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 24:1241-6. 2006
    ..Psychosocial factors are common among patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs). Whether they affect the course of the disease remains unresolved...
  74. ncbi request reprint Is alexithymia a permanent feature in depressed patients? Results from a 6-month follow-up study
    K Honkalampi
    Department of Psychiatry, Research and Development Unit, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Psychother Psychosom 69:303-8. 2000
    ..A six-month follow-up study was conducted to determine whether alexithymia is a permanent feature in 169 depressed outpatients...
  75. ncbi request reprint Low maximal oxygen uptake is associated with elevated depressive symptoms in middle-aged men
    T Tolmunen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, FIN 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:701-6. 2006
    ..38; 95% CI: 1.60-7.14; p < 0.001). In conclusion, low VO(2max) is associated with having elevated depressive symptoms in middle-aged men...
  76. ncbi request reprint Life events are important in the course of hopelessness-a 2-year follow-up study in a general population
    K M Haatainen
    Dept of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital Kuopio, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:436-41. 2003
    ..The association between life events and hopelessness in a general population is unknown...
  77. ncbi request reprint Mental distress in patients with functional or organic dyspepsia: a comparative study with a sample of the general population
    M Pajala
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 21:277-81. 2005
    ..However, the symptom patterns alone are unable to adequately discriminate organic from functional dyspepsia...
  78. doi request reprint Association of depressive symptoms and metabolic syndrome in men
    H Viinamaki
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Kuopio, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 120:23-9. 2009
    ..To explore the relationship between several indicators of depression and metabolic syndrome (MetS)...
  79. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the association of adult hopelessness with adverse childhood experiences
    K M Haatainen
    Research and Development Unit 4977, Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:12-7. 2003
    ..Nevertheless, little research has been carried out on possible associations between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and hopelessness in adulthood, and whether any gender differences exist...
  80. doi request reprint Disordered semantic activation in disorganized discourse in schizophrenia: a new pragma-linguistic tool for structure and meaning reconstruction
    Pertti Hella
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 48:320-8. 2013
    ..Studies of language processing have demonstrated that semantic activation in schizophrenia is often disordered and, moreover, the ability to use contextual cues is impaired...
  81. ncbi request reprint Are alexithymia and depression distinct or overlapping constructs?: a study in a general population
    J Hintikka
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Compr Psychiatry 42:234-9. 2001
    ..Another conclusion might be that psychometric properties of the TAS should be further developed to make differentiation between alexithymia and depression possible...
  82. doi request reprint Association between mental distress, gastrointestinal symptoms, and health-care utilization in functional dyspepsia: a prospective 7-year follow-up study
    Markku Pajala
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Scand J Gastroenterol 47:407-13. 2012
    ..It has been proposed that they simply drive health-care seeking of patients. We therefore aimed to study whether mental distress would increase health-care utilization in functional dyspepsia (FD)...
  83. ncbi request reprint Self-reported life satisfaction and recovery from depression in a 1-year prospective study
    H Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 103:38-44. 2001
    ..LS scale may prove useful in screening for those whose subjective wellbeing deserves attention and in assessing alleviation from depression...
  84. ncbi request reprint Life satisfaction in patients with chest pain subsequently diagnosed as coronary heart disease--connection through depressive symptoms?
    M Valkamo
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Qual Life Res 12:1099-105. 2003
    ..81). To conclude, life dissatisfaction is not primarily determined by the severity of CHD but by the existence of depressive symptoms...
  85. ncbi request reprint Affective flattening and alogia associate with the familial form of schizophrenia
    Ritva Arajärvi
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, University of Helsinki, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 141:161-72. 2006
    ..This may be related to genetic homogeneity in the isolate. We conclude that patients with first-degree relatives with psychotic disorder have more severe negative symptoms...
  86. ncbi request reprint Lifetime prevalence of psychotic and bipolar I disorders in a general population
    Jonna Perälä
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, University of Helsinki, Mannerheimintie 166, 0300 Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:19-28. 2007
    ..Recent general population surveys of psychotic disorders have found low lifetime prevalences. However, this may be owing to methodological problems. Few studies have reported the prevalences of all specific psychotic disorders...
  87. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and diagnosis of schizophrenia based on register, case record and interview data in an isolated Finnish birth cohort born 1940-1969
    Ritva Arajärvi
    Dept of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:808-16. 2005
    ....
  88. ncbi request reprint Long-term alexithymic features indicate poor recovery from depression and psychopathology. A six-year follow-up
    Kirsi Honkalampi
    Psychother Psychosom 76:312-4. 2007
  89. pmc Psychosis among "healthy" siblings of schizophrenia patients
    Ritva Arajärvi
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 6:6. 2006
    ..We also analyzed the emergence of psychotic disorders among siblings of patients with schizophrenia during seven to eleven years of follow-up...
  90. ncbi request reprint [On mental health of adolescents and diagnosing substance abuse disorders in connection to emergency care]
    Sirpa Keränen
    KYS n psykiatrian klinikka PL 1777, 70211 Kuopio
    Duodecim 119:1147-53. 2003