K Honkalampi

Summary

Affiliation: Kuopio University Hospital
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. ncbi 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
  4. ncbi 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
  5. ncbi [View about the persistence of alexithymia is changing]
    Kirsi Honkalampi
    KYS n psykiatrian klinikka PL 1777, 70211 Kuopio
    Duodecim 118:838. 2002
  6. doi 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
  7. ncbi 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
  8. ncbi 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
  9. ncbi 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
  10. ncbi 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

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi 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)...
  4. ncbi 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
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  5. ncbi [View about the persistence of alexithymia is changing]
    Kirsi Honkalampi
    KYS n psykiatrian klinikka PL 1777, 70211 Kuopio
    Duodecim 118:838. 2002
  6. doi 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...
  7. ncbi 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)...
  8. ncbi 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...
  9. ncbi 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...
  10. ncbi 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...
  11. ncbi 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...
  12. ncbi 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...
  13. ncbi 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...
  14. doi 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...
  15. doi 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...
  16. ncbi 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...
  17. doi 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)...
  18. doi Factors associated with life satisfaction in a 6-year follow-up of depressive out-patients
    H Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, 4977, Kuopio University Hospital, P O B 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:595-605. 2011
    ..The major goal of mental health services is to improve mental health and thus also life satisfaction. However, studies assessing factors associated with life satisfaction during recovery from depression are lacking...
  19. ncbi 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...
  20. ncbi 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...
  21. ncbi 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...
  22. ncbi 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...
  23. ncbi 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...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. ncbi 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...
  26. ncbi Long-term alexithymic features indicate poor recovery from depression and psychopathology. A six-year follow-up
    Kirsi Honkalampi
    Psychother Psychosom 76:312-4. 2007
  27. doi 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...
  28. doi 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...
  29. doi 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...
  30. doi 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...
  31. doi 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...
  32. ncbi 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...
  33. ncbi 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...
  34. ncbi 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...
  35. ncbi 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...
  36. ncbi 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...
  37. ncbi 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...
  38. ncbi 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...
  39. ncbi 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...
  40. ncbi 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...
  41. ncbi 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...
  42. ncbi 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...
  43. ncbi 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...
  44. ncbi Alexithymia after traumatic brain injury: its relation to magnetic resonance imaging findings and psychiatric disorders
    Salla Koponen
    Department of Psychiatry, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Psychosom Med 67:807-12. 2005
    ..People with traumatic brain injury (TBI) were studied to assess the prevalence of alexithymia and its relationship to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings and psychiatric disorders...
  45. ncbi 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...
  46. ncbi 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...
  47. doi 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...
  48. ncbi 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...
  49. ncbi Common-sense descriptions of depression as social representations
    Hannu Räty
    Department of Psychology, University of Joensuu, Finland
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 52:243-55. 2006
    ..It is important, then, from both practical and theoretical points of view, to examine this particular experience and related conceptions...