Markus Jokela

Summary

Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ageing and the prevalence and treatment of mental health problems
    M Jokela
    Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Psychol Med 43:2037-45. 2013
  2. pmc Personality and all-cause mortality: individual-participant meta-analysis of 3,947 deaths in 76,150 adults
    Markus Jokela
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Siltavuorenpenger 1A, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 178:667-75. 2013
  3. pmc Association of personality with the development and persistence of obesity: a meta-analysis based on individual-participant data
    M Jokela
    Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Obes Rev 14:315-23. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Socioeconomic inequalities in common mental disorders and psychotherapy treatment in the UK between 1991 and 2009
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Siltavuorenpenger 1A, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Psychiatry 202:115-20. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Birth-cohort effects in the association between personality and fertility
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychol Sci 23:835-41. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Personality and having children: a two-way relationship
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Pers Soc Psychol 96:218-30. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Childhood problem behaviors and death by midlife: the British National Child Development Study
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London and Dr Jokela is with the Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:19-24. 2009
  8. pmc IQ, socioeconomic status, and early death: The US National Longitudinal Survey of Youth
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Psychosom Med 71:322-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Low childhood IQ and early adult mortality: the role of explanatory factors in the 1958 British Birth Cohort
    Markus Jokela
    University of Helsinki, Department of Psychology, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatrics 124:e380-8. 2009
  10. pmc The association of cognitive performance with mental health and physical functioning strengthens with age: the Whitehall II cohort study
    M Jokela
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Psychol Med 40:837-45. 2010

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Publications73

  1. doi request reprint Ageing and the prevalence and treatment of mental health problems
    M Jokela
    Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Psychol Med 43:2037-45. 2013
    ..We assessed age trajectories of common mental disorders (CMDs) and psychotherapy utilization from adolescence to old age, and examined whether these trajectories were modified by time period or birth cohort effects...
  2. pmc Personality and all-cause mortality: individual-participant meta-analysis of 3,947 deaths in 76,150 adults
    Markus Jokela
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Siltavuorenpenger 1A, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 178:667-75. 2013
    ..In conclusion, of the higher-order personality traits measured by the five-factor model, only conscientiousness appears to be related to mortality risk across populations. ..
  3. pmc Association of personality with the development and persistence of obesity: a meta-analysis based on individual-participant data
    M Jokela
    Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Obes Rev 14:315-23. 2013
    ..The findings indicate that conscientiousness may be the only broad-level personality trait of the Five-Factor Model that is consistently associated with obesity across populations. ..
  4. doi request reprint Socioeconomic inequalities in common mental disorders and psychotherapy treatment in the UK between 1991 and 2009
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Siltavuorenpenger 1A, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Psychiatry 202:115-20. 2013
    ..Inequality in health and treatment of disease across socioeconomic status groups is a major public health issue...
  5. doi request reprint Birth-cohort effects in the association between personality and fertility
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychol Sci 23:835-41. 2012
    ..The fertility decisions of people with certain personality traits may be influenced by prevailing societal and cultural circumstances...
  6. doi request reprint Personality and having children: a two-way relationship
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Pers Soc Psychol 96:218-30. 2009
    ..These findings suggest a two-way relationship between personality and having children...
  7. doi request reprint Childhood problem behaviors and death by midlife: the British National Child Development Study
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London and Dr Jokela is with the Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:19-24. 2009
    ..g., aggression, impulsivity) and internalizing behaviors (e.g., anxiousness, avoidant behavior) as predictors of mortality by the age of 46 years and to assess whether these associations are dependent on childhood family background...
  8. pmc IQ, socioeconomic status, and early death: The US National Longitudinal Survey of Youth
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Psychosom Med 71:322-8. 2009
    ..To assess whether the association between cognitive ability (IQ) and early mortality is mediated by socioeconomic status (SES) or whether the association between SES and mortality reflects a spurious association caused by IQ...
  9. doi request reprint Low childhood IQ and early adult mortality: the role of explanatory factors in the 1958 British Birth Cohort
    Markus Jokela
    University of Helsinki, Department of Psychology, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatrics 124:e380-8. 2009
    ..To examine whether the association between childhood IQ and later mortality risk was explained by early developmental advantages or mediated by adult sociodemographic factors and health behaviors...
  10. pmc The association of cognitive performance with mental health and physical functioning strengthens with age: the Whitehall II cohort study
    M Jokela
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Psychol Med 40:837-45. 2010
    ..We examined whether cognitive performance predicted mental and physical health from midlife to early old age...
  11. pmc From midlife to early old age: health trajectories associated with retirement
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Epidemiology 21:284-90. 2010
    ..Previous studies report contradictory findings regarding health effects of retirement. This study examines longitudinally the associations of retirement with mental health and physical functioning...
  12. doi request reprint Characteristics of the first child predict the parents' probability of having another child
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014, Finland
    Dev Psychol 46:915-26. 2010
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  13. pmc Natural course of recurrent psychological distress in adulthood
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Affect Disord 130:454-61. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint Sibling analysis of adolescent intelligence and chronic diseases in older adulthood
    Markus Jokela
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Epidemiol 21:489-96. 2011
    ..We examined whether associations of adolescent intelligence with chronic diseases in adulthood are explained by socioeconomic factors, health behaviors, or common sources of variance in intelligence and chronic disease risk...
  15. ncbi request reprint Urban/rural differences in body weight: evidence for social selection and causation hypotheses in Finland
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 68:867-75. 2009
    ..e. heavier people tend to migrate to more rural areas where people tend to get heavier...
  16. ncbi request reprint Lower fertility associated with obesity and underweight: the US National Longitudinal Survey of Youth
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:886-93. 2008
    ..It has been hypothesized that body weight predicts the number of children that a person will have: obese and underweight persons are hypothesized to have fewer children than do their normal-weight counterparts...
  17. doi request reprint Childhood problem behaviors and injury risk over the life course
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:1541-9. 2009
    ..We examined whether externalizing and internalizing behaviors expressed in childhood predict injuries in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood...
  18. doi request reprint Adolescent leadership and adulthood fertility: revisiting the "central theoretical problem of human sociobiology"
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, FIN 00014, Finland
    J Pers 77:213-29. 2009
    ..The findings suggest that personality determinants of status achievement may predict increased reproductive success in contemporary humans...
  19. pmc Antidepressant medication use and risk of hyperglycemia and diabetes mellitus: a noncausal association?
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 70:978-84. 2011
    ..To examine this, we assessed the associations of antidepressant use with change in glucose levels and incidence of undiagnosed and diagnosed diabetes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Body-image dissatisfaction is strongly associated with chronic dysphoria
    Tom Rosenström
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 150:253-60. 2013
    ..Individual depressive symptoms may contribute to the risk of chronic depression. This study aimed to explore which symptoms predict chronic dysphoria, a hallmark of depression...
  21. ncbi request reprint Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase activation and depressive symptoms: results from the Young Finns Study
    Marko Elovainio
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 74:675-81. 2012
    ..To examine whether the activation of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO), an enzyme involved in serotonin production, is associated with depressive symptoms...
  22. doi request reprint Temperament and character predict body-mass index: a population-based prospective cohort study
    Mirka Hintsanen
    Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, Unit of Personality Work and Organizational Psychology, Center for Research on Teaching, Department of Teacher Education, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 73:391-7. 2012
    ..Personality is a potential factor determining individual differences in body-weight change. The current study examines associations between personality traits and change in body-mass index (BMI) over six years...
  23. doi request reprint Childhood behavior problems and health at midlife: 35-year follow-up of a Scottish birth cohort
    Sophie von Stumm
    Department of Psychology, University of Chichester, England, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:992-1001. 2011
    ..To identify plausible pathways that may account for this association, we explored the extent to which childhood behavior problems relate to health behaviors and health outcomes at midlife...
  24. pmc Socioeconomic differences in cardiometabolic factors: social causation or health-related selection? Evidence from the Whitehall II Cohort Study, 1991-2004
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL Medical School, University College London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 174:779-89. 2011
    ..008). These findings suggest that health-related selection operates at younger ages and that social causation contributes to socioeconomic differences in cardiometabolic health in midlife...
  25. pmc Does overall diet in midlife predict future aging phenotypes? A cohort study
    Tasnime Akbaraly
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Am J Med 126:411-419.e3. 2013
    ..We examined whether diet, assessed in midlife, using dietary patterns and adherence to the Alternative Healthy Eating Index (AHEI), is associated with aging phenotypes, identified after a mean 16-year follow-up...
  26. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status and the development of depressive symptoms from childhood to adulthood: a longitudinal analysis across 27 years of follow-up in the Young Finns study
    Marko Elovainio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 74:923-9. 2012
    ..We concluded that the effect of childhood SES on depressive symptoms diminishes over time, but a higher level of, and especially faster decline of, depressive symptoms predicts the adulthood occupational SES gradient...
  27. pmc Do pre-employment influences explain the association between psychosocial factors at work and coronary heart disease? The Whitehall II study
    Taina Hintsa
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, Helsinki, FIN 00014, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 67:330-4. 2010
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Longitudinal measurement invariance of the effort-reward imbalance scales in the Young Finns study
    Maria Törnroos
    Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, IBS, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 71:289-94. 2014
    ..We tested the measurement invariance of the effort-reward imbalance (ERI) scales using the ERI Questionnaire (ERI-Q). Additionally, we examined the criterion validity of the ERI scales...
  29. pmc Antidepressant use before and after the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes: a longitudinal modeling study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 33:1471-6. 2010
    ..To examine antidepressant use before and after the diagnosis of diabetes...
  30. pmc Common mental disorder and obesity: insight from four repeat measures over 19 years: prospective Whitehall II cohort study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT
    BMJ 339:b3765. 2009
    ..To examine potential reciprocal associations between common mental disorders and obesity, and to assess whether dose-response relations exist...
  31. doi request reprint Temperament and migration patterns in Finland
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychol Sci 19:831-7. 2008
    ..These data suggest that temperament predicts the self-selection of environments on a demographic scale and may be relevant in understanding population dynamics...
  32. pmc Vascular risk status as a predictor of later-life depressive symptoms: a cohort study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 72:324-30. 2012
    ..We examined whether standard clinical risk profiles developed for vascular diseases also predict depressive symptoms in older adults...
  33. doi request reprint Organisational justice and cognitive function in middle-aged employees: the Whitehall II study
    Marko Elovainio
    University College London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:552-6. 2012
    ..Little is known about the role that work-related factors play in the decline of cognitive function. This study examined the association between perceived organisational justice and cognitive function among middle-aged men and women...
  34. pmc Metabolic syndrome over 10 years and cognitive functioning in late midlife: the Whitehall II study
    Tasnime N Akbaraly
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 33:84-9. 2010
    ..We examined this association in late midlife, with particular focus on cumulative effects and the role of socioeconomic circumstances...
  35. pmc Hyperglycemia, type 2 diabetes, and depressive symptoms: the British Whitehall II study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 32:1867-9. 2009
    ..To examine the recent suggestion that impaired fasting glucose may protect against depression, whereas a diagnosis of diabetes might then result in depression...
  36. doi request reprint Moderating effect of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) activation in the association between depressive symptoms and carotid atherosclerosis: evidence from the Young Finns study
    Marko Elovainio
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, P O Box 9, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 133:611-4. 2011
    ..We tested the hypothesis that depressive symptoms are associated with atherosclerosis only when combined with other risk factors, such as inflammation indicated by indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) activation...
  37. pmc Validating the Framingham Hypertension Risk Score: results from the Whitehall II study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, United Kingdom
    Hypertension 54:496-501. 2009
    ..5%; 95% CI: -2.5% to 1.5%). These data suggest that the Framingham hypertension risk score provides a valid tool with which to estimate near-term risk of developing hypertension...
  38. doi request reprint Maturity and change in personality: developmental trends of temperament and character in adulthood
    Kim Josefsson
    University of Helsinki, Helsinki 00014, Finland
    Dev Psychopathol 25:713-27. 2013
    ..Both high novelty seeking and high persistence predicted overall personality change. These findings suggest that temperament and character traits follow different kinds of developmental trajectories. ..
  39. pmc Association between common mental disorder and obesity over the adult life course
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, WC1E 6BT London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 195:149-55. 2009
    ..Prospective data on the association between common mental disorders and obesity are scarce, and the impact of ageing on this association is poorly understood...
  40. pmc Long working hours and cognitive function: the Whitehall II Study
    Marianna Virtanen
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 169:596-605. 2009
    ..This study shows that long working hours may have a negative effect on cognitive performance in middle age...
  41. ncbi request reprint The influence of urban/rural residency on depressive symptoms is moderated by the serotonin receptor 2A gene
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014, Finland
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 144:918-22. 2007
    ..The HTR2A gene may be involved in the development of depression by influencing how individuals respond to environmental conditions...
  42. ncbi request reprint Association of age at menarche with cardiovascular risk factors, vascular structure, and function in adulthood: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1876-82. 2008
    ..It is unclear whether age at menarche is an independent determinant of future cardiovascular risk...
  43. doi request reprint Hostility, metabolic syndrome, inflammation and cardiac control in young adults: The Young Finns Study
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychol 87:234-40. 2011
    ..05), and higher levels of inflammation (β = 0.09, p < 0.01). We concluded that hostility is associated with metabolic syndrome and systemic inflammation in women and these conditions may be factors linking hostility to CHD...
  44. pmc Associations of job strain and lifestyle risk factors with risk of coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis of individual participant data
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    CMAJ 185:763-9. 2013
    ..It is unclear whether a healthy lifestyle mitigates the adverse effects of job strain on coronary artery disease. We examined the associations of job strain and lifestyle risk factors with the risk of coronary artery disease...
  45. pmc Pairwise measures of causal direction in the epidemiology of sleep problems and depression
    Tom Rosenström
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 7:e50841. 2012
    ..The findings are consistent with other emerging epidemiological and biological evidence...
  46. pmc Socioeconomic position, psychosocial work environment and cerebrovascular disease among women: the Finnish public sector study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 38:1265-71. 2009
    ..This has led to the suggestion that poor psychosocial work environments provide important additional explanatory power. However, little evidence is available for women...
  47. pmc Validating a widely used measure of frailty: are all sub-components necessary? Evidence from the Whitehall II cohort study
    Kim Bouillon
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Age (Dordr) 35:1457-65. 2013
    ..57 to 0.58). Our results support the validity of the multi-component frailty measure, but the predictive performance of the measure is poor...
  48. ncbi request reprint The serotonin receptor 2A gene moderates the influence of parental socioeconomic status on adulthood harm avoidance
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, Helsinki 00014, Finland
    Behav Genet 37:567-74. 2007
    ..We conclude that the T102C polymorphism of the HTR2A gene may be involved in the development of temperament by moderating the influence of environmental conditions...
  49. ncbi request reprint Associations of personality profiles with various aspects of well-being: a population-based study
    Kim Josefsson
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work, and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 133:265-73. 2011
    ..In a previous Israeli study personality was strongly associated with well-being. However, it is not well known which aspects of this association are culture-specific, and which are common to most cultures...
  50. pmc Overall diet history and reversibility of the metabolic syndrome over 5 years: the Whitehall II prospective cohort study
    Tasnime N Akbaraly
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 33:2339-41. 2010
    ..We examined the impact of adherence to the Alternative Healthy Eating Index (AHEI), a set of dietary guidelines targeting major chronic diseases, on metabolic syndrome (MetS) reversion in a middle-aged population...
  51. pmc Examining overweight and obesity as risk factors for common mental disorders using fat mass and obesity-associated (FTO) genotype-instrumented analysis: The Whitehall II Study, 1985-2004
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, University College London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 173:421-9. 2011
    ..Mendelian randomization analyses supported the status of long-term obesity as a risk factor for CMD in men-a finding that should be interpreted cautiously because the function of the FTO gene is unknown...
  52. ncbi request reprint Serotonin receptor 1B genotype and hostility, anger and aggressive behavior through the lifespan: the Young Finns study
    Christian Hakulinen
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    J Behav Med 36:583-90. 2013
    ..Aggressive behavior and hostility might form a life course pattern, and the HTR1B might contribute to a development of this pattern. ..
  53. doi request reprint Workplace social capital and risk of chronic and severe hypertension: a cohort study
    Tuula Oksanen
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Hypertens 30:1129-36. 2012
    ..We examined the risk of hypertension as a function of workplace social capital, that is, social cohesion, trust and reciprocity in the workplace...
  54. pmc Decline in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol concentration: lipid-lowering drugs, diet, or physical activity? Evidence from the Whitehall II study
    Kim Bouillon
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Heart 97:923-30. 2011
    ..To examine the association of lipid-lowering drugs, change in diet and physical activity with a decline in low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in middle age...
  55. doi request reprint Change in job strain and progression of atherosclerosis: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Tom Rosenström
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, Heksinki, Finland
    J Occup Health Psychol 16:139-50. 2011
    ..These data suggest that temporal changes in job demands and control are associated with IMT in men via multiple mechanisms...
  56. ncbi request reprint Body mass index in adolescence and number of children in adulthood
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiology 18:599-606. 2007
    ..We examined whether adolescent body mass index (BMI; kg/m) predicted the number of children in adulthood 21 years later...
  57. pmc Lipid trajectories as predictors of depressive symptoms: the Young Finns Study
    Marko Elovainio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, and Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Psychol 29:237-45. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to identify common trajectories of lipid levels across childhood and early adulthood life span...
  58. doi request reprint Testosterone and temperament traits in men: Longitudinal analysis
    Ilmari Määttänen
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:2243-8. 2013
    ..Reward dependence reflects the importance of social rewards to an individual. These results provide additional evidence for the stable and time-varying associations between testosterone and temperament in humans. ..
  59. ncbi request reprint Genetic variants in the DRD2 gene moderate the relationship between stressful life events and depressive symptoms in adults: cardiovascular risk in young Finns study
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 69:391-5. 2007
    ..A number of studies suggest that variants in dopamine receptor genes, such as DRD2, are associated with depression but it is unclear if such variants also modify the association between life events and depression...
  60. doi request reprint Personality traits of the five-factor model are associated with effort-reward imbalance at work: a population-based study
    Maria Törnroos
    IBS, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 54:875-80. 2012
    ..This study examined the association between personality traits and work stress...
  61. ncbi request reprint Serotonin receptor 2A gene and the influence of childhood maternal nurturance on adulthood depressive symptoms
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:356-60. 2007
    ..Gene-environment interactions are assumed to be involved in the development of depression...
  62. doi request reprint Associations between dimensional personality measures and preclinical atherosclerosis: the cardiovascular risk in Young Finns study
    Tom Rosenström
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 72:336-43. 2012
    ..The analysis was designed to tolerate non-linear development in which the same personality profiles can have multiple final outcomes and different antecedent profiles can have the same final outcome...
  63. ncbi request reprint "Change in job strain and progression of atherosclerosis: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study": Correction to Rosenström et al. (2011)
    Tom Rosenström
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki
    J Occup Health Psychol 16:201. 2011
    ..The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study" by Tom Rosenström, Mirka Hintsanen, Mika Kivimäki, Markus Jokela, Markus Juonala, Jorma S. Viikari, Olli T...
  64. ncbi request reprint Substantial intergenerational increases in body mass index are not explained by the fetal overnutrition hypothesis: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1509-14. 2007
    ....
  65. doi request reprint Temporal and energetic characteristics of behavior predicting long-term job strain, job demands, and job control: a population-based study
    Taina Hintsa
    IBS, Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 55:331-6. 2013
    ..To examine whether temporal and energetic characteristics of behavior contribute to perceived job strain and its components...
  66. pmc Adiponectin trajectories before type 2 diabetes diagnosis: Whitehall II study
    Adam G Tabak
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 35:2540-7. 2012
    ..The role of adiponectin in the natural history of diabetes is not well characterized. We set out to characterize prediagnosis trajectories of adiponectin in individuals who develop type 2 diabetes...
  67. doi request reprint Gender differences in teachers' perceptions of students' temperament, educational competence, and teachability
    Sari Mullola
    Centre for Research on Teaching, Department of Teacher Education, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Educ Psychol 82:185-206. 2012
    ..Hence, temperament contributes to student's academic achievement and teacher's subjective ratings of school grades. However, little is known about the effect of gender and teacher's age on this association...
  68. doi request reprint Divergent influence of different type A dimensions on job strain and effort-reward imbalance
    Taina Hintsa
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1-7. 2010
    ..We examined whether different Type A behavior dimensions have divergent influence on work stress...
  69. pmc Trajectories of glycaemia, insulin sensitivity, and insulin secretion before diagnosis of type 2 diabetes: an analysis from the Whitehall II study
    Adam G Tabak
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet 373:2215-21. 2009
    ..We aimed to characterise trajectories of fasting and postload glucose, insulin sensitivity, and insulin secretion in individuals who develop type 2 diabetes...
  70. pmc Personality Profiles Identify Depressive Symptoms over Ten Years? A Population-Based Study
    Kim Josefsson
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work, and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Depress Res Treat 2011:431314. 2011
    ..These associations were very similar in cross-sectional and longitudinal analysis. Personality profiles help in understanding the complex associations between depressive symptoms and personality...
  71. ncbi request reprint Event-related potentials suggest early interaction between syntax and semantics during on-line sentence comprehension
    Maria Palolahti
    Cognitive Science Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O B 9, Siltavuorenpenger 20 C, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 384:222-7. 2005
    ..In contrast, the later syntax-related P600 component was observed as being more pronounced over the posterior areas of the right hemisphere...
  72. pmc Job strain as a risk factor for coronary heart disease: a collaborative meta-analysis of individual participant data
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Lancet 380:1491-7. 2012
    ..We analysed the relation between job strain and coronary heart disease with a meta-analysis of published and unpublished studies...
  73. ncbi request reprint Grandparental child care in Europe: evidence for preferential investment in more certain kin
    Mirkka Danielsbacka
    Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Evol Psychol 9:3-24. 2011
    ..Results support all four hypotheses and provide evidence for the continuing effects of paternity uncertainty in contemporary kin behavior...