M Pelkonen

Summary

Affiliation: National Public Health Institute
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Detecting suicidality among adolescent outpatients: evaluation of trained clinicians' suicidality assessment against a structured diagnostic assessment made by trained raters
    Matti Mikael Holi
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 8:97. 2008
  2. 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
  3. pmc Psychometric properties and clinical utility of the Scale for Suicidal Ideation (SSI) in adolescents
    Matti M Holi
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 5:8. 2005
  4. ncbi Adolescent adjustment disorder: precipitant stressors and distress symptoms of 89 outpatients
    Mirjami Pelkonen
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Psychiatry 22:288-95. 2007
  5. ncbi Adolescent outpatients with depressive disorders: clinical characteristics and treatment received
    Mirjami Pelkonen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 59:127-33. 2005
  6. ncbi Suicidality in adjustment disorder--clinical characteristics of adolescent outpatients
    Mirjami Pelkonen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 14:174-80. 2005
  7. ncbi Factors associated with early dropout from adolescent psychiatric outpatient treatment
    M Pelkonen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 39:329-36. 2000
  8. ncbi Risk for depression: a 6-year follow-up of Finnish adolescents
    Mirjami Pelkonen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 77:41-51. 2003
  9. ncbi Child and adolescent suicide: epidemiology, risk factors, and approaches to prevention
    Mirjami Pelkonen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Paediatr Drugs 5:243-65. 2003
  10. ncbi Psychometric properties of the defense style questionnaire (DSQ-40) in adolescents
    Titta Ruuttu
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:98-105. 2006

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Publications24

  1. pmc Detecting suicidality among adolescent outpatients: evaluation of trained clinicians' suicidality assessment against a structured diagnostic assessment made by trained raters
    Matti Mikael Holi
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 8:97. 2008
    ..Accurate assessment of suicidality is of major importance. We aimed to evaluate trained clinicians' ability to assess suicidality against a structured assessment made by trained raters...
  2. 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)..
  3. pmc Psychometric properties and clinical utility of the Scale for Suicidal Ideation (SSI) in adolescents
    Matti M Holi
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 5:8. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the reliability and validity, and to test an appropriate cutoff threshold for the SSI in a depressed adolescent outpatient population and controls...
  4. ncbi Adolescent adjustment disorder: precipitant stressors and distress symptoms of 89 outpatients
    Mirjami Pelkonen
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Psychiatry 22:288-95. 2007
    ..Furthermore, we explored precipitant stressors, distress symptoms and behavioral problems among males and females with AD...
  5. ncbi Adolescent outpatients with depressive disorders: clinical characteristics and treatment received
    Mirjami Pelkonen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 59:127-33. 2005
    ..Adolescents with different diagnoses of depression have specific psychosocial impairments that have to be taken into account in developing psychiatric treatments for them...
  6. ncbi Suicidality in adjustment disorder--clinical characteristics of adolescent outpatients
    Mirjami Pelkonen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 14:174-80. 2005
    ..We examined background, psychopathology and treatment-related factors among suicidal adolescent AD outpatients...
  7. ncbi Factors associated with early dropout from adolescent psychiatric outpatient treatment
    M Pelkonen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 39:329-36. 2000
    ..To examine background factors, psychopathology, and psychosocial impairment among adolescents complying with or dropping out early from outpatient psychiatric treatment...
  8. ncbi Risk for depression: a 6-year follow-up of Finnish adolescents
    Mirjami Pelkonen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 77:41-51. 2003
    ..Mid-adolescence is a critical developmental phase for studying vulnerability to depression due to high incidence and prevalence of depression...
  9. ncbi Child and adolescent suicide: epidemiology, risk factors, and approaches to prevention
    Mirjami Pelkonen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Paediatr Drugs 5:243-65. 2003
    ..Developing efficacious treatments for suicidal children and adolescents would offer better possibilities to prevent suicides...
  10. ncbi Psychometric properties of the defense style questionnaire (DSQ-40) in adolescents
    Titta Ruuttu
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:98-105. 2006
    ..The DSQ-40 appears to be a reliable and valid instrument for adolescents...
  11. ncbi Differences in the clinical characteristics of adolescent depressive disorders
    Linnea Karlsson
    The National Public Health Institute, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Depress Anxiety 24:421-32. 2007
    ..Identification of bipolarity and the subgroup with DD seems especially warranted. First episode MDD should be considered as severe a disorder as recurring MDD...
  12. ncbi Current comorbidity among consecutive adolescent psychiatric outpatients with DSM-IV mood disorders
    Linnea Karlsson
    The National Public Health Institute, Dept of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 15:220-31. 2006
    ..To compare selected characteristics (age, sex, age of onset for depression, impairment, severity of depression, somatic comorbidity, and treatment status) of adolescents with currently comorbid and non-comorbid depression...
  13. ncbi Suicidal ideation, deliberate self-harm behaviour and suicide attempts among adolescent outpatients with depressive mood disorders and comorbid axis I disorders
    Virpi Tuisku
    Dept of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 15:199-206. 2006
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  14. doi Adolescent risk factors for excessive alcohol use at age 32 years. A 16-year prospective follow-up study
    Taina Huurre
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Unit, National Institute for Health and Welfare, P O Box 30, 00271, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:125-34. 2010
    ..To examine which socioeconomic, family, personal and lifestyle risk factors in adolescence were the strongest independent predictors of excessive alcohol use in adulthood...
  15. doi Factors associated with deliberate self-harm behaviour among depressed adolescent outpatients
    Virpi Tuisku
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki
    J Adolesc 32:1125-36. 2009
    ..Adolescents with severe internalizing distress symptoms are at risk not only for DSH, but also additional suicidal behaviour. Family interventions may be needed in the treatment of depressed adolescents with DSH...
  16. ncbi Adolescent risk factors for episodic and persistent depression in adulthood. A 16-year prospective follow-up study of adolescents
    Mirjami Pelkonen
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 106:123-31. 2008
    ..We examined mid-adolescent psychosocial problems as risk factors for subsequent depression up to adulthood proper, and differences in these for episodic and persistent depression...
  17. ncbi One-year course and predictors of outcome of adolescent depression: a case-control study in Finland
    Linnea Karlsson
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:844-53. 2008
    ..Clinical studies on the outcome of adolescent depression beyond treatment trials are scarce...
  18. doi Brief Report: Excessive alcohol use negatively affects the course of adolescent depression: one year naturalistic follow-up study
    Esa Meririnne
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    J Adolesc 33:221-6. 2010
    ..Weekly drunkenness seems to be of predictive value and this can be examined with a few simple questions. Means of reducing alcohol consumption among depressed adolescents are worth further investigations...
  19. ncbi Age and gender differences in social anxiety symptoms during adolescence: the Social Phobia Inventory (SPIN) as a measure
    Klaus Ranta
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 153:261-70. 2007
    ..Some support was gained for both factor structures. Our results indicate that symptoms of social phobia may increase in mid-adolescence. The SPIN appears to be a reliable self-report instrument among adolescents...
  20. ncbi Continuity, comorbidity and longitudinal associations between depression and antisocial behaviour in middle adolescence: a 2-year prospective follow-up study
    Minna Ritakallio
    University of Tampere, Tampere School of Public Health, Tampere, Finland
    J Adolesc 31:355-70. 2008
    ..Among boys history of depression seemed to protect from subsequent antisocial behaviour. Gender differences in longitudinal associations are discussed...
  21. ncbi Perceived financial difficulties and maladjustment outcomes in adolescence
    Sari Fröjd
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 16:542-8. 2006
    ..The present study aimed to find out whether there is an association between adolescent perceived financial difficulties of the family and adolescent maladjustment, and to explore the possible sex differences in this association...
  22. ncbi Adult and peer involvement in help-seeking for depression in adolescent population: a two-year follow-up in Finland
    Sari Fröjd
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, 33014, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:945-52. 2007
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  23. ncbi 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...
  24. ncbi [How to prevent conduct disorders in adolescents?]
    Minna Ritakallio
    TAYS n nuorisopsykiatrian klinikka 33380 Pitkäniemi
    Duodecim 119:1752-60. 2003