Heimo Viinamaki

Summary

Affiliation: Kuopio University Hospital
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Leisure-time physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness and feelings of hopelessness in men
    Maarit Valtonen
    Department of Medicine, Central Finland Central Hospital, Keskussairaalantie 19, 40620 Jyvaskyla, Finland
    BMC Public Health 9:204. 2009
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications73

  1. pmc Leisure-time physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness and feelings of hopelessness in men
    Maarit Valtonen
    Department of Medicine, Central Finland Central Hospital, Keskussairaalantie 19, 40620 Jyvaskyla, Finland
    BMC Public Health 9:204. 2009
    ..Previous studies have focused on physical exercise and depression. We examined the associations of LTPA and cardiorespiratory fitness with feelings of hopelessness...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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)...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Lumbar spinal stenosis patients are satisfied with short-term results of surgery - younger age, symptom severity, disability and depression decrease satisfaction
    Sanna Sinikallio
    Department of Rehabilitation, Kuopio University Hospital, Kupio, Finland
    Disabil Rehabil 29:537-44. 2007
    ..To study the lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) patients' (n = 98) satisfaction with surgery outcome and associated factors at three months post-operative stage...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. pmc Somatic comorbidity and younger age are associated with life dissatisfaction among patients with lumbar spinal stenosis before surgical treatment
    Sanna Sinikallio
    Department of Rehabilitation, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Spine J 16:857-64. 2007
    ..These results emphasize the importance of recognizing and assessing the effect of coexisting medical conditions and they need to be addressed in any treatment program...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome is associated with impaired health-related quality of life: Lapinlahti 2005 study
    Juhani Miettola
    Family Practice Unit, Kuopio University Hospital and University of Kuopio, P O Box 1777, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Qual Life Res 17:1055-62. 2008
    ..Association of Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) with Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) is poorly documented. Our objective was to examine this association in an adult general population...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint Life dissatisfaction in the pre-operative and early recovery phase predicts low functional ability and coping among post-operative patients with lumbar spinal stenosis: a 2-year prospective study
    Sanna Sinikallio
    Department of Rehabilitation, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Disabil Rehabil 33:599-604. 2011
    ..We examined the significance of life dissatisfaction in pre-operative and early recovery phases with respect to functional ability, pain and coping on 2-year follow-up of patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS)...
  23. 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
    ....
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. doi request reprint Low sense of coherence interferes with lumbar spinal stenosis patients' postoperative recovery: a prospective one-year follow-up study
    Sanna Sinikallio
    Kuopio University Hospital, Department of Rehabilitation 2981, Tarinan sairaala, FI 71800 Siilinjärvi, Finland
    J Health Psychol 16:783-93. 2011
    ..Preoperative and postoperative depressive symptoms were highly pertinent to the SOC of LSS patients, both as an indicator and a predictor of a low one-year SOC...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. doi request reprint Coexistence of pain and depression predicts poor 2-year surgery outcome among lumbar spinal stenosis patients
    Sanna Sinikallio
    Department of Rehabilitation, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 64:391-6. 2010
    ..Lumbar spinal stenosis is a common cause of back and leg pain with the most severe cases treated surgically. Regarding the surgery outcome, the importance of early postoperative depression and pain is unknown...
  32. doi request reprint Depression is associated with a poorer outcome of lumbar spinal stenosis surgery: a two-year prospective follow-up study
    Sanna Sinikallio
    Department of Rehabilitation, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:677-82. 2011
    ..Prospective clinical study...
  33. 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...
  34. pmc Depression is associated with poorer outcome of lumbar spinal stenosis surgery
    Sanna Sinikallio
    Department of Rehabilitation 2981, Kuopio University Hospital, Tarinan sairaala, 71800 Siilinjärvi, Finland
    Eur Spine J 16:905-12. 2007
    ..In the surgical treatment of LSS, we recommend that the clinical practice should include an assessment of depression...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. pmc Depressive symptoms during rehabilitation period predict poor outcome of lumbar spinal stenosis surgery: a two-year perspective
    Sanna Sinikallio
    Department of Rehabilitation, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:152. 2010
    ..In this prospective clinical study the predictive value of preoperative and postoperative depressive symptoms with respect to the surgery outcome is reported...
  39. doi request reprint Depressive burden in the preoperative and early recovery phase predicts poorer surgery outcome among lumbar spinal stenosis patients: a one-year prospective follow-up study
    Sanna Sinikallio
    Department of Rehabilitation, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2573-8. 2009
    ..Prospective clinical study...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. doi request reprint Dopamine D2/3 receptor binding potential and occupancy in midbrain and temporal cortex by haloperidol, olanzapine and clozapine
    Heli Tuppurainen
    Department of Forensic Psychiatry, University of Kuopio, Niuvanniemi Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 63:529-37. 2009
    ....
  43. 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint Effect of major depression on cognitive performance among treatment-seeking adolescents
    Veijo Korhonen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 56:187-93. 2002
    ..13). The specific effects of MDD on the adolescents were restricted to the emotional area and were expressed as a broad deterioration in psychosocial functioning...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. doi request reprint Extrapyramidal side-effects and dopamine D(2/3) receptor binding in substantia nigra
    Heli Tuppurainen
    Department of Forensic Psychiatry, University of Kuopio, Niuvanniemi Hospital, FI 70240 Kuopio, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 64:233-8. 2010
    ..Previous studies have highlighted a central role for nigral dopamine D(2) receptors in the control of motor functions...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. pmc Improvement in cognitive and psychosocial functioning and self image among adolescent inpatient suicide attempters
    Ulla Hintikka
    University of Kuopio and Kuopio University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 6:58. 2006
    ..study compared characteristics and changes in cognitive functioning, self image and psychosocial functioning among 13 to 18 year-old adolescent psychiatric inpatients with suicide attempts (n = 16) and with no suicidality (n = 39)..
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi request reprint 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...
  58. pmc Metabolic syndrome is associated with self-perceived depression
    Juhani Miettola
    Family Practice Unit, Kuopio University Hospital and University of Kuopio, Finland
    Scand J Prim Health Care 26:203-10. 2008
    ..To study the association between metabolic syndrome (MetS) and self-perceived depression...
  59. doi request reprint The activation of the inflammatory cytokines in overweight patients with mild obstructive sleep apnoea
    Johanna Sahlman
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital and University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Sleep Res 19:341-8. 2010
    ..Mild OSA was found to be associated not only with the activation of the pro-inflammatory, but also with the anti-inflammatory systems...
  60. 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...
  61. 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
    ....
  62. pmc Elevated depressive symptoms and compositional changes in LDL particles in middle-aged men
    Soili M Lehto
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, 70210, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:403-9. 2010
    ..Our findings suggest that greater small-particle LDL levels are not associated with depression, and are thus unlikely to underlie the association between cardiovascular risk and depression...
  63. ncbi request reprint Enhanced attention-dependent auditory processing by electroconvulsive therapy in psychotic depression
    Mikko Nurminen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University and Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    J ECT 21:19-24. 2005
    ....
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. doi request reprint Serum anti-inflammatory markers in general population subjects with elevated depressive symptoms
    Soili M Lehto
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, 70210 Kuopio, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 484:201-5. 2010
    ..001). The significance of IL-6 alterations did not persist in the same model. The pronounced secretion of anti-inflammatory marker IL-1 RA may reflect the presence of compensatory mechanisms during a depression-related inflammatory state...
  67. ncbi request reprint Depression and associated factors in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis
    Sanna Sinikallio
    Department of Rehabilitation, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Disabil Rehabil 28:415-22. 2006
    ..To investigate the prevalence of depression and associated factors in patients (n = 100) with lumbar spinal stenosis selected for surgical treatment...
  68. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms predict postoperative disability among patients with lumbar spinal stenosis: a two-year prospective study comparing two age groups
    Sanna Sinikallio
    Department of Rehabilitation 2981, Kuopio University Hospital, Tarinan sairaala, Siilinjärvi, 71800 Finland
    Disabil Rehabil 32:462-8. 2010
    ..To examine the importance of preoperative and recovery phase depressive symptoms in two age groups of patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) with respect to surgery outcome 2 years postoperatively...
  69. 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...
  70. ncbi request reprint Affective and psychotic symptoms relate to different types of P300 alteration in depressive disorder
    Olli Kaustio
    Research and Development Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Kuopio, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, FIN 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    J Affect Disord 71:43-50. 2002
    ..Previous findings of P300 alterations in depressive disorder have been controversial. We therefore used multivariate methods to study the relationship between P300 and affective and psychotic symptoms in depressive disorder...
  71. doi request reprint Sustained improvement in mild obstructive sleep apnea after a diet- and physical activity-based lifestyle intervention: postinterventional follow-up
    Henri Tuomilehto
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Otorhinolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, and University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:688-96. 2010
    ..Weight-reduction programs have been observed to represent effective treatment of overweight patients with OSA. However, it is not known whether beneficial changes remain after the end of the intervention...
  72. ncbi request reprint Midbrain dopamine D2/3 receptor binding in schizophrenia
    Heli Tuppurainen
    Department of Forensic Psychiatry, University of Kuopio, Niuvanniemi Hospital, 70240, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:382-7. 2006
    ..78 to -0.92). These observations implicate altered dopaminergic activity in the midbrain of schizophrenic patients...
  73. ncbi request reprint Drug use by patients visiting primary care physicians due to nonacute musculoskeletal pain
    Pekka Mäntyselkä
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Pharm Sci 17:201-6. 2002
    ..These drug use patterns are associated as closely with sociodemographic factors or mental distress or depression as with pain severity...