H Koivumaa-Honkanen

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Affiliation: Kuopio University Hospital
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Life satisfaction and depression in a 15-year follow-up of healthy adults
    Heli Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Dept of Psychiatry 2700, Kuopio University Hospital, P O B 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:994-9. 2004
  2. pmc The relationship between self-reported and registry-based data on use of psychoactive medications in postmenopausal women
    Päivi H Rauma
    Social Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Eastern Finland UEF, P, O, Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 13:180. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Self-reported life satisfaction and alcohol use: a 15-year follow-up of healthy adult twins
    H Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Alcohol Alcohol 47:160-8. 2012
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Self-reported happiness in life and suicide in ensuing 20 years
    H Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, 4977, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:244-8. 2003
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Life dissatisfaction as a predictor of fatal injury in a 20-year follow-up
    H Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 105:444-50. 2002
  8. doi request reprint 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
  9. pmc The stability of life satisfaction in a 15-year follow-up of adult Finns healthy at baseline
    Heli Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 5:4. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Life satisfaction and suicide: a 20-year follow-up study
    H Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 158:433-9. 2001

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Publications54

  1. ncbi request reprint Life satisfaction and depression in a 15-year follow-up of healthy adults
    Heli Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Dept of Psychiatry 2700, Kuopio University Hospital, P O B 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:994-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the cross-sectional and longitudinal relationship between life satisfaction and depressive symptoms in healthy adults...
  2. pmc The relationship between self-reported and registry-based data on use of psychoactive medications in postmenopausal women
    Päivi H Rauma
    Social Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Eastern Finland UEF, P, O, Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 13:180. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between self-reported and register-based information on the use of psychoactive medication, especially in respect to antidepressants, and reasons of non-reporting...
  3. doi request reprint Self-reported life satisfaction and alcohol use: a 15-year follow-up of healthy adult twins
    H Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Alcohol Alcohol 47:160-8. 2012
    ..To study the bidirectional relationships between life satisfaction (LS) and alcohol use...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Self-reported happiness in life and suicide in ensuing 20 years
    H Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, 4977, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:244-8. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between self-reported unhappiness and suicide...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Life dissatisfaction as a predictor of fatal injury in a 20-year follow-up
    H Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 105:444-50. 2002
    ..To investigate the role of life satisfaction (LS) in fatal injuries with special references to unintentional injuries and whether health status modifies this relationship...
  8. doi request reprint 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...
  9. pmc The stability of life satisfaction in a 15-year follow-up of adult Finns healthy at baseline
    Heli Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 5:4. 2005
    ..However, we lack long-term data on the natural course of subjective well-being in the general population. The aim of this study was to investigate the long-term course of self-reported life satisfaction...
  10. ncbi request reprint Life satisfaction and suicide: a 20-year follow-up study
    H Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 158:433-9. 2001
    ..The authors investigated whether self-reported life satisfaction predicted suicide over a period of 20 years (1976-1995) in adults unselected for mental health status...
  11. ncbi request reprint Self-reported life satisfaction and 20-year mortality in healthy Finnish adults
    H Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Kuopio and Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 152:983-91. 2000
    ..Life dissatisfaction may predict mortality and serve as a general health risk indicator. This effect seems to be partially mediated through adverse health behavior...
  12. 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...
  13. 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)...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Life dissatisfaction and subsequent work disability in an 11-year follow-up
    H Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry and Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Psychol Med 34:221-8. 2004
    ..In this study we investigated whether self-reported life dissatisfaction predicts work disability...
  18. 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...
  19. 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)...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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
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  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. pmc Life dissatisfaction is associated with a poorer surgery outcome and depression among lumbar spinal stenosis patients: a 2-year prospective study
    Sanna Sinikallio
    Department of Rehabilitation, Kuopio University Hospital, Tarinan sairaala, Siilinjärvi, 71800, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Spine J 18:1187-93. 2009
    ..Thus, subjective well-being as well as depression among LSS patients should be assessed pre- and postoperatively in order to enable early intervention for those at risk of poorer life satisfaction...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint Externalizing and internalizing problems at school as signs of health-damaging behaviour and incipient marginalization
    Eila Laukkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, PO Box 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Health Promot Int 17:139-46. 2002
    ..The development of a vicious circle might be prevented through early intervention at school, by offering pupils guidance, counselling and treatment...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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
    ....
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. doi request reprint Correlates and predictors of self-rated health and ambulatory status among elderly women - Cross-sectional and 10 years population-based cohort study
    Joonas Sirola
    University of Kuopio, Bone and Cartilage Research Unit BCRU, OSTPRE Study Group, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Maturitas 65:244-52. 2010
    ..To investigate the correlates and predictors of self-rated health (SRH) and self-reported ambulatory status (AMB) among elderly women...
  51. 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...
  52. doi request reprint Interaction between parental psychosis and risk factors during pregnancy and birth for schizophrenia - the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort study
    E Keskinen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Finland
    Schizophr Res 145:56-62. 2013
    ..Parental psychosis can act as an effect modifier on early risk factors for schizophrenia. Evaluation of the mechanisms behind the risk factors should, therefore, include consideration of the parental history of psychosis...
  53. 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...
  54. 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