Pirjo Saarinen

Summary

Affiliation: Kuopio University Hospital
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Elevated midbrain serotonin transporter availability in mixed mania: a case report
    Tommi Tolmunen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, 70210 Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 4:27. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Dream screen phenomenon in psychotherapy and artistic work
    Pirjo Irmeli Saarinen
    Kuopio University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 57:383-8. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint An outcome of psychodynamic psychotherapy: a case study of the change in serotonin transporter binding and the activation of the dream screen
    Pirjo Irmeli Saarinen
    Adult Psychiatry Division, Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Am J Psychother 59:61-73. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint [Support system for the relatives of suicides victims]
    Pirjo Saarinen
    KYS, aikuispsykiatrian tulosyksikkö, Julkulan Sairaala, Kuopio
    Duodecim 122:387-8. 2006
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Midbrain binding of [123I]nor-beta-CIT in atypical depression
    Soili Lehto
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, 70210 Kuopio, Finland
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:1251-5. 2006

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc Elevated midbrain serotonin transporter availability in mixed mania: a case report
    Tommi Tolmunen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, 70210 Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 4:27. 2004
    ..Results obtained from brain imaging studies indicate that serotonin transporter (SERT) and dopamine transporter (DAT) densities are altered in major depression. However, no such studies have been published on current mania or hypomania...
  2. ncbi request reprint Dream screen phenomenon in psychotherapy and artistic work
    Pirjo Irmeli Saarinen
    Kuopio University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 57:383-8. 2003
    ..Dream screen can be considered as a phenomenon with different elements. Examples of dream screen symbols in Aleksis Kivi's poems and in Paul Cézanne's paintings are presented...
  3. ncbi request reprint An outcome of psychodynamic psychotherapy: a case study of the change in serotonin transporter binding and the activation of the dream screen
    Pirjo Irmeli Saarinen
    Adult Psychiatry Division, Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Am J Psychother 59:61-73. 2005
    ..Normalization of SERT binding at the midbrain level was found on 12-month follow-up. Major alleviation of depressive symptoms assessed by rating scales was evident only six months after SERT normalization...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Support system for the relatives of suicides victims]
    Pirjo Saarinen
    KYS, aikuispsykiatrian tulosyksikkö, Julkulan Sairaala, Kuopio
    Duodecim 122:387-8. 2006
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Midbrain binding of [123I]nor-beta-CIT in atypical depression
    Soili Lehto
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, 70210 Kuopio, Finland
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:1251-5. 2006
    ..Atypical depression (ATD) has been suggested to be connected to decreased serotonergic transmission, but no studies have been published on the association between brain serotonin transporter density and ATD...