Kirsi Maria Haapasalo-Pesu

Summary

Affiliation: Satakunta Hospital District
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine induces remarkable weight gain in adolescent patients
    K M Haapasalo-Pesu
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 10:205-8. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint National prescribing practices of adolescent psychiatrists for psychotropic medications in outpatient care in Finland
    Kirsi Maria Haapasalo-Pesu
    Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic, Pori, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 57:405-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Prescription of psychotropic drugs in adolescent psychiatry wards in Finland
    Kirsi Maria Haapasalo-Pesu
    Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic, Pori, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 58:213-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Mirtazapine in the treatment of adolescents with major depression: an open-label, multicenter pilot study
    Kirsi Maria Haapasalo-Pesu
    Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic, Hansakatu 5, FIN 28100 Pori, Finland
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 14:175-84. 2004

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine induces remarkable weight gain in adolescent patients
    K M Haapasalo-Pesu
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 10:205-8. 2001
    ..The increases in body mass index (BMI) were 9, 8 and 5 kg/m2. One of the patients later lost the additional weight. Especially in adolescents obesity is a serious side effect and potential consequences include numerous health problems...
  2. ncbi request reprint National prescribing practices of adolescent psychiatrists for psychotropic medications in outpatient care in Finland
    Kirsi Maria Haapasalo-Pesu
    Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic, Pori, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 57:405-9. 2003
    ..Adolescent psychopharmacology is an important and developing part of treatment of mentally disordered young people, on the understanding that drug therapies are adjunct to other treatment interventions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prescription of psychotropic drugs in adolescent psychiatry wards in Finland
    Kirsi Maria Haapasalo-Pesu
    Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic, Pori, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 58:213-8. 2004
    ..Prescribing practices appeared to be appropriate, on the understanding that drug therapies are adjunct to other interventions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mirtazapine in the treatment of adolescents with major depression: an open-label, multicenter pilot study
    Kirsi Maria Haapasalo-Pesu
    Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic, Hansakatu 5, FIN 28100 Pori, Finland
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 14:175-84. 2004
    ..The most common treatment-emergent adverse events were tiredness, increased appetite, and dizziness. The results of this study suggest that mirtazapine may be an effective treatment for major depression in adolescents...