Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino

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Affiliation: University of Tampere
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pubertal timing, sexual behaviour and self-reported depression in middle adolescence
    Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino
    Psychiatric Treatment and Research Unit for Adolescent Intensive Care, Tampere University Hospital, Box 607, 33101 Tampere, Finland
    J Adolesc 26:531-45. 2003
  2. pmc Adolescents expressing school massacre threats online: something to be extremely worried about?
    Nina Lindberg
    Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Psykiatriakeskus, HUS, P, O, Box 590, Helsinki, 00029, Finland
    Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 6:39. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Inpatient treatment of mood disorders in the era of de-institutionalisation, depression awareness campaigns and development of new antidepressants
    R Kaltiala-Heino
    Tampere School of Public Health and Tampere University Hospital, 33014 University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Affect Disord 76:31-7. 2003
  4. pmc Bullying, depression, and suicidal ideation in Finnish adolescents: school survey
    R Kaltiala-Heino
    University of Tampere, Tampere School of Public Health, Box 607, 33101 Tampere, Finland
    BMJ 319:348-51. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Increase in involuntary psychiatric admissions of minors. A register study
    Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino
    Psychiatric Treatment and Research Unit for Adolescent Intensive Care EVA, Tampere University Hospital and Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:53-9. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Pubertal timing and substance use in middle adolescence: a 2-year follow-up study
    Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Youth Adolesc 40:1288-301. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Involuntary commitment and detainment in adolescent psychiatric inpatient care
    Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino
    Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Tampere University Hospital, 33380, Pitkaniemi, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:785-93. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Involvement in bullying and depression in a 2-year follow-up in middle adolescence
    Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino
    Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere 33521, Finland
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:45-55. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Early puberty is associated with mental health problems in middle adolescence
    Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino
    Tampere School of Public Health, 33014 University of Tampere, Box 607, 33101 Tampere, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 57:1055-64. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Has the adolescents' weight concern increased over 20 years?
    Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 13:4-10. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint Pubertal timing, sexual behaviour and self-reported depression in middle adolescence
    Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino
    Psychiatric Treatment and Research Unit for Adolescent Intensive Care, Tampere University Hospital, Box 607, 33101 Tampere, Finland
    J Adolesc 26:531-45. 2003
    ..Early puberty is a risk factor for self-reported depression. Intimate sexual relationships in middle adolescent are likely to indicate problems in adolescent development rather than successful adolescent passage...
  2. pmc Adolescents expressing school massacre threats online: something to be extremely worried about?
    Nina Lindberg
    Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Psykiatriakeskus, HUS, P, O, Box 590, Helsinki, 00029, Finland
    Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 6:39. 2012
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  3. ncbi request reprint Inpatient treatment of mood disorders in the era of de-institutionalisation, depression awareness campaigns and development of new antidepressants
    R Kaltiala-Heino
    Tampere School of Public Health and Tampere University Hospital, 33014 University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Affect Disord 76:31-7. 2003
    ..A special interest is paid to whether de-institutionalisation at specialist level psychiatric care results in transfer of inpatient care into non-specialised institutions...
  4. pmc Bullying, depression, and suicidal ideation in Finnish adolescents: school survey
    R Kaltiala-Heino
    University of Tampere, Tampere School of Public Health, Box 607, 33101 Tampere, Finland
    BMJ 319:348-51. 1999
    ..To assess the relation between being bullied or being a bully at school, depression, and severe suicidal ideation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Increase in involuntary psychiatric admissions of minors. A register study
    Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino
    Psychiatric Treatment and Research Unit for Adolescent Intensive Care EVA, Tampere University Hospital and Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:53-9. 2004
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Pubertal timing and substance use in middle adolescence: a 2-year follow-up study
    Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Youth Adolesc 40:1288-301. 2011
    ..Early puberty is a risk factor for substance use particularly among boys. Among girls, the impact of pubertal timing already tempers off during adolescence...
  7. doi request reprint Involuntary commitment and detainment in adolescent psychiatric inpatient care
    Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino
    Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Tampere University Hospital, 33380, Pitkaniemi, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:785-93. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Involvement in bullying and depression in a 2-year follow-up in middle adolescence
    Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino
    Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere 33521, Finland
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:45-55. 2010
    ..Depression may impair an adolescent's social skills and self-esteem so that the adolescent becomes victimised by peers. However, depression may also distort and adolescent's experiences of social interactions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Early puberty is associated with mental health problems in middle adolescence
    Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino
    Tampere School of Public Health, 33014 University of Tampere, Box 607, 33101 Tampere, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 57:1055-64. 2003
    ..It is concluded that early pubertal timing is associated with increased mental health problems. Professionals working with adolescents should consider the mental health needs of early maturing adolescents...
  10. ncbi request reprint Has the adolescents' weight concern increased over 20 years?
    Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 13:4-10. 2003
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Reasons for using seclusion and restraint in psychiatric inpatient care
    R Kaltiala-Heino
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Int J Law Psychiatry 26:139-49. 2003
  12. ncbi request reprint Bullying at school--an indicator of adolescents at risk for mental disorders
    R Kaltiala-Heino
    University of Tampere, Tampere School of Public Health, Tampere, Finland
    J Adolesc 23:661-74. 2000
    ..Among girls, eating disorders were associated with involvement in bullying in any role, among boys with being bully-victims. Bullying should be seen as an indicator of risk of various mental disorders in adolescence...
  13. ncbi request reprint Bulimia and impulsive behaviour in middle adolescence
    Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino
    University of Tampere, Tampere School of Public Health, and Tampere University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Tampere, Finland
    Psychother Psychosom 72:26-33. 2003
    ..This is the first study on bulimia and impulsivity in a large non-selected adolescent population sample...
  14. ncbi request reprint Early puberty and early sexual activity are associated with bulimic-type eating pathology in middle adolescence
    R Kaltiala-Heino
    University of Tampere, Tampere School of Public Health and Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    J Adolesc Health 28:346-52. 2001
    ..To examine the associations between early pubertal timing and early advanced sexual development with bulimic-type eating pathology in middle adolescents...
  15. ncbi request reprint Has the attempt to reduce psychiatric inpatient treatment been successful in Finland?
    R Kaltiala-Heino
    Tampere School of Public Health, 33014 University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Eur Psychiatry 16:215-21. 2001
    ..In the future it is important to evaluate whether the quality of care remains in the standard of specialised services when treatment shifts away from the specialist level...
  16. ncbi request reprint Adolescent depression: the role of discontinuities in life course and social support
    R Kaltiala-Heino
    University of Tampere, Tampere School of Public Health and Tampere University Hospital, Box 607, 33101, Tampere, Finland
    J Affect Disord 64:155-66. 2001
    ..To study sociodemographic determinants of depression among 14-16 years old girls and boys, and the role of perceived social support in mediating the effects of the background variables...
  17. doi request reprint Comorbidity between depression and antisocial behaviour in middle adolescence: the role of perceived social support
    Minna Ritakallio
    University of Tampere, Tampere School of Public Health, Tampere, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 64:164-71. 2010
    ..Thus, perceived social support did not explain the found comorbidity between depression and antisocial behaviour...
  18. ncbi request reprint 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Relationship between social phobia and depression differs between boys and girls in mid-adolescence
    Juha Matti Väänänen
    Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    J Affect Disord 133:97-104. 2011
    ..There is a lack of population-based prospective studies among adolescents vulnerable to both disorders, taking into account possible gender differences in the relationship between the two...
  20. ncbi request reprint Transparent criteria for specialist level adolescent psychiatric care
    Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino
    Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Tampere University Hospital, and Tampere School of Public Health, Tampere, Finland
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 16:260-70. 2007
    ..In Finland, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health required all medical specialities to create a priority-rating tool for elective patients, preferably giving a numerical rating ranging 0-100, with 50 as an entry threshold...
  21. ncbi request reprint 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...
  22. doi request reprint Associations between peer victimization, self-reported depression and social phobia among adolescents: the role of comorbidity
    Klaus Ranta
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, and Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Tampere University Hospital, Box 2000, FIN 33521 Tampere, Finland
    J Adolesc 32:77-93. 2009
    ..2 and 11.4 had independent associations with peer victimization. In conclusion, overt and covert peer victimization seem to be associated with SP, rather than depression, among adolescents...
  23. ncbi request reprint Screening social phobia in adolescents from general population: the validity of the Social Phobia Inventory (SPIN) against a clinical interview
    Klaus Ranta
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Turku University Hospital, Finland
    Eur Psychiatry 22:244-51. 2007
    ..To screen for both SP and SSP, 19 points as a cut-off score produced satisfactory diagnostic efficiency statistics. The SPIN appears to have good properties for screening and identification of adolescent SP...
  24. doi request reprint Subclinical bulimia predicts conduct disorder in middle adolescent girls
    Anni Viinamäki
    School of Medicine, University of Tampere, Tampere 33014, Finland
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 21:38-44. 2013
    ..The pathway from bulimia to conduct disorder may be suggestive of an association with future borderline personality disorder among girls...
  25. doi request reprint The Mini-Social Phobia Inventory: psychometric properties in an adolescent general population sample
    Klaus Ranta
    Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Tampere University Hospital, Box 2000, FI 33521 Tampere, Finland
    Compr Psychiatry 53:630-7. 2012
    ..The 3-item Mini-Social Phobia Inventory (SPIN) has demonstrated effectiveness in screening for generalized SP (GSP) in adults. This study examined the psychometrics of the Mini-SPIN in an adolescent general population sample...
  26. doi request reprint Associations of social phobia and general anxiety with alcohol and drug use in a community sample of adolescents
    Sari Fröjd
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, FIN 33014 Tampere, Finland
    Alcohol Alcohol 46:192-9. 2011
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint 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...
  28. doi request reprint Significance of family life events in middle adolescence: a survey on Finnish community adolescents
    Sari Fröjd
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 63:78-86. 2009
    ..Both males and females react to family stress, but the symptoms presented may differ. In case of family adversities, both internalizing and externalizing outcomes must be screened for...
  29. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Puberty, sexual development and eating disorders in adolescent outpatients
    Jaana Ruuska
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Box 607, 33101 Tampere, Finland
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 12:214-20. 2003
    ..The results suggest different ways of coping with the developmental challenges in sexuality in AN and BN during adolescence...
  31. ncbi request reprint Psychopathological distress predicts suicidal ideation and self-harm in adolescent eating disorder outpatients
    Jaana Ruuska
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 14:276-81. 2005
    ....
  32. pmc The copycat phenomenon after two Finnish school shootings: an adolescent psychiatric perspective
    Nina Lindberg
    Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Helsinki University Central Hospital, PO Box 590, 00029 HUS Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 12:91. 2012
    ..Homicides and suicides are both associated with the copycat phenomenon. The aim of the present study was to characterize adolescent copycats who had threatened to carry out a school massacre...
  33. doi request reprint Involvement in bullying and suicidal ideation in middle adolescence: a 2-year follow-up study
    Hanna Kaisa Heikkilä
    University of Tampere, Medical School, Tampere, Finland
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 22:95-102. 2013
    ..Findings indicate adolescent victims and perpetrators of bullying alike are at long-term risk for suicidal ideation...
  34. doi request reprint Does problem behaviour affect attrition from a cohort study on adolescent mental health?
    Sari A Fröjd
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 21:306-10. 2011
    ..However, studies on attrition are rare, especially in child and adolescent populations. The present study sought to estimate the association of depression, anti-social behaviour with attrition from a cohort study among adolescents...
  35. ncbi request reprint The association of parental monitoring and family structure with diverse maladjustment outcomes in middle adolescent boys and girls
    Sari Fröjd
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, and Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Tampere University Hospital, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 61:296-303. 2007
    ..Knowing the adolescent's whereabouts and friends is a concrete and easily measurable way of assessing parents' involvement in the adolescent's life...
  36. ncbi request reprint Are adolescents with frequent pain symptoms more depressed?
    Ann Mari Härmä
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, Finland
    Scand J Prim Health Care 20:92-6. 2002
    ..To study predicting value of pain symptoms in detecting depression among adolescents...
  37. ncbi request reprint Brief report: delinquent behaviour and depression in middle adolescence: a Finnish community sample
    Minna Ritakallio
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, Adolescent ward, Tampere, Finland
    J Adolesc 28:155-9. 2005
    ..3-2.5). Depression increased according to the frequency of delinquent behaviour. The results emphasize the importance of comprehensive clinical assessment and treatment of delinquent adolescents...
  38. doi request reprint Social phobia in Finnish general adolescent population: prevalence, comorbidity, individual and family correlates, and service use
    Klaus Ranta
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Depress Anxiety 26:528-36. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the prevalence, comorbidity, individual and familial correlates, and service use associated with SP among Finnish 12-17-year-old adolescents in general population...
  39. doi request reprint Psychosocial functioning needs attention in adolescent eating disorders
    Jaana Ruuska
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 61:452-8. 2007
    ..Longer duration of illness predicted best impaired working ability. In adolescent EDs, psychosocial functioning is markedly impaired. We emphasize the importance of evaluating psychosocial functioning at the very onset of ED...
  40. ncbi request reprint Predicting use of coercive measures in Finland
    Jyrki A Korkeila
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 56:339-45. 2002
    ..Our results suggest that the implementation and monitoring of restrictive measures could be further harmonized...
  41. ncbi request reprint Depression and school performance in middle adolescent boys and girls
    Sari A Fröjd
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    J Adolesc 31:485-98. 2008
    ..Our study indicates that pupils reporting difficulties in academic performance should be screened for depression...
  42. ncbi request reprint Severe mental disorder as a basic commitment criterion for minors
    Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino
    Psychiatric Treatment and Research Unit for Adolescent Intensive Care EVA, Tampere University Hospital Pitkäniemi, 33380 Pitkaniemi, Finland
    Int J Law Psychiatry 30:81-94. 2007
    ..Which disorders are severe enough to justify commitment should rather be considered through developmental and functional impairment and interactions between a minor and her/his environment...
  43. ncbi request reprint Cognition, imagery and coping among adolescents with social anxiety and phobia: testing the Clark and Wells model in the population
    Klaus Ranta
    Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Clin Psychol Psychother 21:252-63. 2014
    ..Minor differences in coping were found between the groups. The study suggests that adolescents with SP already display the negative self-focused cognitions, observer-perspective imagery and behavioural pattern found among adults with SP...
  44. pmc Decrease in self-esteem mediates the association between symptoms of social phobia and depression in middle adolescence in a sex-specific manner: a 2-year follow-up of a prospective population cohort study
    Juha Matti Väänänen
    Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Tampere University Hospital, Box 2000, Tampere 33521, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 14:79. 2014
    ..The present study aimed to determine whether the association between symptoms of social phobia and depression is mediated by decrease in self-esteem in mid-adolescent girls and boys...
  45. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the 20-item toronto alexithymia scale and prevalence of alexithymia in a finnish adolescent population
    Päivi Säkkinen
    Tampere University Hospital, Psychiatric Treatment and Research Unit for Adolescent Intensive Care EVA, 33380 Pitkaniemi, Finland
    Psychosomatics 48:154-61. 2007
    ..The authors conclude that the TAS-20 has good psychometric properties in adolescent samples. Alexithymia rate decreases from early to middle adolescence and remains essentially on a level similar to that among adults...
  46. ncbi request reprint Delinquency and the profile of offences among depressed and non-depressed adolescents
    Minna Ritakallio
    University of Tampere, Tampere School of Public Health, Tampere, Finland
    Crim Behav Ment Health 16:100-10. 2006
    ..Depression has previously been found to be closely connected to adolescent delinquency, but little is known about how depression is related to different types of delinquency...
  47. ncbi request reprint Forensic psychiatric inpatient treatment: creating a therapeutic milieu
    Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino
    Psychiatric Treatment and Research Unit for Adolescent Intensive Care EVA, Tampere University Hospital, 33380 Pitkaniemi, Tampere, Finland
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 15:459-75, x. 2006
    ..A core element in all activities of an adolescent forensic unit is finding a balance between security and age-appropriate support for adolescent development...
  48. ncbi request reprint [How to prevent conduct disorders in adolescents?]
    Minna Ritakallio
    TAYS n nuorisopsykiatrian klinikka 33380 Pitkäniemi
    Duodecim 119:1752-60. 2003
  49. pmc Cyberbullying among Finnish adolescents--a population-based study
    Pirjo L Lindfors
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    BMC Public Health 12:1027. 2012
    ..We studied four dimensions of cyberbullying: being a victim, bully, or both victim and bully of cyberbullying, and witnessing the cyberbullying of friends...
  50. doi request reprint Peer victimization and social phobia: a follow-up study among adolescents
    Klaus Ranta
    Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Tampere University Hospital, Box 2000, 33521 Tampere, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:533-44. 2013
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Psychiatrists' views of compulsory psychiatric care of minors
    Suvi Turunen
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Int J Law Psychiatry 33:35-42. 2010
    ..The commitment criteria were rather seen as too narrow for adults than as too broad for minors, and the medical rights of minors were preferred over self-determination...
  52. ncbi request reprint Paternalism and autonomy: a presentation of a Nordic study on the use of coercion in the mental health care system
    Georg Høyer
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Law Psychiatry 25:93-108. 2002
  53. ncbi request reprint A 15-year national follow-up: legislation is not enough to reduce the use of seclusion and restraint
    Alice Keski-Valkama
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, PO Box 13, Vaasa, 65381 Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:747-52. 2007
    ..In the present study, the nationwide trends in the use of seclusion and restraint were investigated in Finland over a 15-year span which was characterised by legislative changes aiming to clarify and restrict the use of these measures...
  54. ncbi request reprint Increase in involuntary psychiatric treatment and child welfare placements in Finland 1996-2003. A nationwide register study
    Ulla Siponen
    Dept of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:146-52. 2007
    ..Compulsory interventions always endanger violating basic civil rights and therefore careful monitoring of them is warranted...
  55. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric trainees in Finland 2001
    Hanna Putkonen
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 59:148-51. 2005
    ..Moreover, research must become more attractive. Psychiatry can be developed by the development of psychiatric training...