Kirsi H Suominen

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Affiliation: National Public Health Institute
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi Health care contacts before and after attempted suicide
    Kirsi H Suominen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:89-94. 2002
  2. ncbi Substance use and male gender as risk factors for deaths and suicide--a 5-year follow-up study after deliberate self-harm
    Kirsi Suominen
    Dept of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:720-4. 2004
  3. ncbi Determinants of psychiatric hospitalization after attempted suicide
    Kirsi Suominen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:424-30. 2006
  4. pmc Level of suicidal intent predicts overall mortality and suicide after attempted suicide: a 12-year follow-up study
    Kirsi Suominen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 4:11. 2004
  5. ncbi Completed suicide after a suicide attempt: a 37-year follow-up study
    Kirsi Suominen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 161:562-3. 2004
  6. ncbi Patients' evaluation of their psychiatric consultation after attempted suicide
    Kirsi Suominen
    Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 58:55-9. 2004
  7. ncbi Early age at onset of bipolar disorder is associated with more severe clinical features but delayed treatment seeking
    Kirsi Suominen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Bipolar Disord 9:698-705. 2007
  8. ncbi Elderly suicide attempters with depression are often diagnosed only after the attempt
    Kirsi Suominen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:35-40. 2004
  9. ncbi Nursing home suicides-a psychological autopsy study
    Kirsi Suominen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:1095-101. 2003
  10. ncbi Attitudes of general hospital emergency room personnel towards attempted suicide patients
    Kirsi Suominen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 61:387-92. 2007

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  1. ncbi Health care contacts before and after attempted suicide
    Kirsi H Suominen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:89-94. 2002
    ..The prevalence and timing of contact with health care predicting and after a suicide attempt are not well known. This study systematically investigated the pattern of all health care contacts both before and after attempted suicide...
  2. ncbi Substance use and male gender as risk factors for deaths and suicide--a 5-year follow-up study after deliberate self-harm
    Kirsi Suominen
    Dept of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:720-4. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the mortality by suicide and other causes of death in a cohort of suicide attempters and identify predictive factors, including contact to healthcare after the attempt...
  3. ncbi Determinants of psychiatric hospitalization after attempted suicide
    Kirsi Suominen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:424-30. 2006
    ..This study investigated the characteristics of suicide attempters referred to psychiatric hospitals and the factors affecting such referral...
  4. pmc Level of suicidal intent predicts overall mortality and suicide after attempted suicide: a 12-year follow-up study
    Kirsi Suominen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 4:11. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to comprehensively examine clinical risk factors, including suicide intent and hopelessness, for suicide and risk of death from all causes after attempted suicide over a 12-year follow-up period...
  5. ncbi Completed suicide after a suicide attempt: a 37-year follow-up study
    Kirsi Suominen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 161:562-3. 2004
    ..However, suicide risk declines over time after an attempt, and it is unclear how long the risk persists. Risk estimates are almost exclusively based on studies of less than 10 years of follow-up...
  6. ncbi Patients' evaluation of their psychiatric consultation after attempted suicide
    Kirsi Suominen
    Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 58:55-9. 2004
    ..The presence of severe depression or hopelessness should not deter active evaluation and treatment...
  7. ncbi Early age at onset of bipolar disorder is associated with more severe clinical features but delayed treatment seeking
    Kirsi Suominen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Bipolar Disord 9:698-705. 2007
    ..Our aim was to obtain a comprehensive view of differences between bipolar disorder (BD) patients with onset at early versus adult age in a representative study cohort...
  8. ncbi Elderly suicide attempters with depression are often diagnosed only after the attempt
    Kirsi Suominen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:35-40. 2004
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  9. ncbi Nursing home suicides-a psychological autopsy study
    Kirsi Suominen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:1095-101. 2003
    ..The present study described all suicides among older adults in nursing homes in Finland during a 12-month period emphasizing the factors that have been found to be associated with suicide in the general elderly population...
  10. ncbi Attitudes of general hospital emergency room personnel towards attempted suicide patients
    Kirsi Suominen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 61:387-92. 2007
    ..Further investigation is needed to find the ideal psychiatric consultation arrangement for suicide attempters in good cooperation with emergency room staff...
  11. ncbi General hospital suicides--a psychological autopsy study in Finland
    Kirsi Suominen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:412-6. 2002
    ..The recognition and treatment of major depression in particular should be improved in order to prevent suicide in general hospitals...
  12. ncbi Comorbid substance use reduces the health care contacts of suicide attempters with schizophrenia spectrum or mood disorders
    Kirsi H Suominen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Schizophr Bull 28:637-47. 2002
    ..Comorbid substance use disorders among suicide attempters with schizophrenia spectrum disorders decrease the likelihood of active aftercare, despite high suicide risk...
  13. ncbi Time patterns of attempted suicide
    Hanna Valtonen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FI 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 90:201-7. 2006
    ..The association of mental disorders with time patterns of attempted suicide is poorly understood...
  14. ncbi Suicidal ideation and attempts in bipolar I and II disorders
    Hanna Valtonen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1456-62. 2005
    ..Few studies have investigated the prevalence of and risk factors for suicidal ideation and attempts among representative samples of psychiatric patients with bipolar I and II disorders...
  15. doi Hopelessness across phases of bipolar I or II disorder: a prospective study
    Hanna M Valtonen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 115:11-7. 2009
    ..We investigated the degree to which hopelessness is trait- or state-related during the course of BD...
  16. doi Differences in incidence of suicide attempts during phases of bipolar I and II disorders
    Hanna M Valtonen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Bipolar Disord 10:588-96. 2008
    ..Differences in the incidence of suicide attempts during various phases of bipolar disorder (BD), or the relative importance of static versus time-varying risk factors for overall risk for suicide attempts, are unknown...
  17. ncbi Differences in Axis I and II comorbidity between bipolar I and II disorders and major depressive disorder
    Outi Mantere
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:584-93. 2006
    ..To obtain a comprehensive view of differences in current comorbidity between bipolar I and II disorders (BD) and (unipolar) major depressive disorder (MDD), and Axis I and II comorbidity in BD in secondary-care psychiatric settings...
  18. ncbi Attempted suicide and psychiatric consultation
    Kirsi H Suominen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Psychiatry 19:140-5. 2004
    ..This in turn influences the probability of adequate aftercare...
  19. ncbi Prospective study of risk factors for attempted suicide among patients with bipolar disorder
    Hanna M Valtonen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Bipolar Disord 8:576-85. 2006
    ..We conducted a prospective study to investigate risk for suicide attempts among a secondary-level sample of psychiatric in- and outpatients with bipolar disorder (BD)...
  20. ncbi The clinical characteristics of DSM-IV bipolar I and II disorders: baseline findings from the Jorvi Bipolar Study (JoBS)
    Outi Mantere
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Bipolar Disord 6:395-405. 2004
    ..To obtain a comprehensive view of the clinical epidemiology of bipolar I and II disorder in secondary-level psychiatric settings...
  21. doi How suicidal bipolar patients are depends on how suicidal ideation is defined
    Hanna M Valtonen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 118:48-54. 2009
    ..Suicidal ideation indicates risk for suicidal acts. How different definitions and measures for suicidal ideation influence its prevalence, correlates and predictive validity among bipolar disorder (BD) patients is unknown...
  22. doi The attitudes of emergency staff toward attempted suicide patients: a comparative study before and after establishment of a psychiatric consultation service
    Jaana Suokas
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Crisis 30:161-5. 2009
    ..From earlier studies there is indirect evidence that the attitudes of staff who have the opportunity to consult a psychiatrist are less negative...
  23. doi Outcome of patients with major depressive disorder after serious suicide attempt
    Kirsi Suominen
    National Institutes of Health and Welfare, Department of Mental Health and Substance Use, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:1372-8. 2009
    ..To investigate the outcome of subjects with major depressive disorder after serious suicide attempt and to examine the effect of psychotic symptoms on their outcome...
  24. doi Differences in neuroticism and extraversion between patients with bipolar I or II and general population subjects or major depressive disorder patients
    Pekka Jylhä
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Use, National Institute of Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 125:42-52. 2010
    ..Whether levels of neuroticism or extraversion differ between patients with bipolar disorder (BD), major depressive disorder (MDD) and subjects from the general population, or between BD I and BD II patients, remains unclear...
  25. doi Psychological distress and attitudes of emergency personnel towards suicide attempters
    Jaana Suokas
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 62:144-6. 2008
    ..There was no association between psychological distress and negative attitudes towards suicide attempters...
  26. doi Only half of bipolar I and II patients report prodromal symptoms
    Outi Mantere
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 111:366-71. 2008
    ..However, previous studies have described only prodromes of manic and depressive phases of BD I patients, while information on prodromes in BD II, or other phases is lacking...
  27. doi Determinants and outcomes of serious attempted suicide: a nationwide study in Finland, 1996-2003
    Jari Haukka
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1155-63. 2008
    ..57, 2.21) and mood disorders (SHR = 1.72, 95% CI: 1.47, 2.01) were associated with the risk of suicide. The risks of suicide and all-cause mortality were extremely high immediately after hospitalization for attempted suicide...
  28. pmc The mood disorder questionnaire improves recognition of bipolar disorder in psychiatric care
    Erkki Isometsä
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 3:8. 2003
    ..We investigated our translation of The Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ) as a screening instrument for bipolar disorder in a psychiatric setting in Finland...
  29. ncbi Suicidal behaviour during different phases of bipolar disorder
    Hanna M Valtonen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 97:101-7. 2007
    ..There are no previous studies comparing the prevalence and risk factors for suicidal behaviour during different phases of bipolar disorder...
  30. ncbi Affective flattening and alogia associate with the familial form of schizophrenia
    Ritva Arajärvi
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, University of Helsinki, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 141:161-72. 2006
    ..This may be related to genetic homogeneity in the isolate. We conclude that patients with first-degree relatives with psychotic disorder have more severe negative symptoms...
  31. ncbi Clinical phenotype of schizophrenia in a Finnish isolate
    Ritva Arajärvi
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, Helsinki 00300, Finland
    Schizophr Res 67:195-205. 2004
    ..Findings in this schizophrenia OCCPI phenotype study suggest that the clinical picture of schizophrenia in a genetically isolated and homogeneous population closely resembles our nationwide findings in Finland...
  32. ncbi Suicide in alcohol-dependent individuals: epidemiology and management
    Sami P Pirkola
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    CNS Drugs 18:423-36. 2004
    ....
  33. doi A prospective latent analyses study of psychiatric comorbidity of DSM-IV bipolar I and II disorders
    Outi Mantere
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Use, National Institute of Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Bipolar Disord 12:271-84. 2010
    ..To test two hypotheses of psychiatric comorbidity in bipolar disorder (BD): (i) comorbid disorders are independent of BD course, or (ii) comorbid disorders associate with mood...
  34. ncbi Chronic alcohol problems among suicide attempters--post-mortem findings of a 14-year follow-up
    Jaana Suokas
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 59:45-50. 2005
    ..The findings emphasize that more attention should be focused on evaluating alcohol use and the risk of alcohol dependence in suicide attempters encountered in the emergency room of general hospitals...
  35. doi Clinical predictors of unrecognized bipolar I and II disorders
    Outi Mantere
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki
    Bipolar Disord 10:238-44. 2008
    ..We investigated the demographic and clinical predictors of the absence of a clinical diagnosis of BD I and II among psychiatric patients...
  36. doi Differences in outcome of DSM-IV bipolar I and II disorders
    Outi Mantere
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Bipolar Disord 10:413-25. 2008
    ..To investigate whether the course of bipolar disorder (BD) type II is more depressive than that of BD I, and, if so, to explore the underlying factors that cause this difference...
  37. doi Maintenance treatment received by patients with bipolar I and II disorders--a naturalistic prospective study
    Petri Arvilommi
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 121:116-26. 2010
    ..We investigated the adequacy of maintenance phase pharmacotherapy received by psychiatric in- and outpatients with bipolar I or II disorder, including patients both with and without a clinical diagnosis of bipolar disorder (BD)...
  38. ncbi Self-inflicted burns: an eight year retrospective study in Finland
    Raimo Palmu
    Helsinki City Eastern Centre, Department of Mental Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Burns 30:443-7. 2004
    ..1%) before the injury (P < 0.001). Although the proportion with self-inflicted burns among all burn patients was not high, the markedly higher severity of their burns makes them an important clinical subgroup for further study...
  39. ncbi Completed suicide among subjects receiving psychotherapy
    Sanna K Pallaskorpi
    Psychother Psychosom 74:388-91. 2005