J Kauhanen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kuopio
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Leisure-time physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness and feelings of hopelessness in men
    Maarit Valtonen
    Department of Medicine, Central Finland Central Hospital, Keskussairaalantie 19, 40620 Jyvaskyla, Finland
    BMC Public Health 9:204. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Pattern of alcohol drinking and progression of atherosclerosis
    J Kauhanen
    Research Institute of Public Health and the Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 19:3001-6. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Association between the functional polymorphism of catechol-O-methyltransferase gene and alcohol consumption among social drinkers
    J Kauhanen
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 24:135-9. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Neuropeptide Y polymorphism and alcohol consumption in middle-aged men
    J Kauhanen
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Med Genet 93:117-21. 2000
  5. pmc Depression and early retirement: prospective population based study in middle aged men
    M Karpansalo
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1927, 70120 Kuopio, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:70-4. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Association between the functional variant of the catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) gene and type 1 alcoholism
    J Tiihonen
    Department of Forensic Psychiatry, University of Kuopio, Niuvanniemi Hospital, Finland
    Mol Psychiatry 4:286-9. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Ethanol consumption and DRD2 gene TaqI a polymorphism among socially drinking males
    Tero Hallikainen
    Department of Forensic Psychiatry, University of Kuopio, Niuvanniemi Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Med Genet A 119:152-5. 2003
  8. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness and risk of disability pension: a prospective population based study in Finnish men
    M Karpansalo
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 60:765-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Pain as a reason to visit the doctor: a study in Finnish primary health care
    P Mäntyselkä
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Pain 89:175-80. 2001

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Publications9

  1. pmc Leisure-time physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness and feelings of hopelessness in men
    Maarit Valtonen
    Department of Medicine, Central Finland Central Hospital, Keskussairaalantie 19, 40620 Jyvaskyla, Finland
    BMC Public Health 9:204. 2009
    ..Previous studies have focused on physical exercise and depression. We examined the associations of LTPA and cardiorespiratory fitness with feelings of hopelessness...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pattern of alcohol drinking and progression of atherosclerosis
    J Kauhanen
    Research Institute of Public Health and the Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 19:3001-6. 1999
    ..We conclude that the pattern of drinking associates with the progression of carotid atherosclerosis independently of the total level of alcohol consumption and risk factors...
  3. ncbi request reprint Association between the functional polymorphism of catechol-O-methyltransferase gene and alcohol consumption among social drinkers
    J Kauhanen
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 24:135-9. 2000
    ..Previous studies have shown that type I alcoholism is more common among subjects with low activity COMT genotype (LL), compared with high activity (HH) or heterozygotic (LH) genotypes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Neuropeptide Y polymorphism and alcohol consumption in middle-aged men
    J Kauhanen
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Med Genet 93:117-21. 2000
    ..1% vs. 8.2%, P = 0.10). Our study provides the first evidence that alcohol preference in humans is likely to be regulated by the NPY system...
  5. pmc Depression and early retirement: prospective population based study in middle aged men
    M Karpansalo
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1927, 70120 Kuopio, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:70-4. 2005
    ..Mental depression is an important health problem in many countries. It reduces productivity at work and is the fastest increasing reason for early retirement...
  6. ncbi request reprint Association between the functional variant of the catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) gene and type 1 alcoholism
    J Tiihonen
    Department of Forensic Psychiatry, University of Kuopio, Niuvanniemi Hospital, Finland
    Mol Psychiatry 4:286-9. 1999
    ..3% (95% CI 2.3-25.7%). The results indicate that the COMT polymorphism contributes significantly to the development of late-onset alcoholism...
  7. ncbi request reprint Ethanol consumption and DRD2 gene TaqI a polymorphism among socially drinking males
    Tero Hallikainen
    Department of Forensic Psychiatry, University of Kuopio, Niuvanniemi Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Med Genet A 119:152-5. 2003
    ..These results in the large sample of non-alcoholic males are also opposite to some previous findings on the higher A1 allele frequency among alcoholic populations...
  8. pmc Cardiorespiratory fitness and risk of disability pension: a prospective population based study in Finnish men
    M Karpansalo
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 60:765-9. 2003
    ..Early retiring is a major social problem in many western countries...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pain as a reason to visit the doctor: a study in Finnish primary health care
    P Mäntyselkä
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Pain 89:175-80. 2001
    ..A quarter of the pain patients of active working age received sick leave. Our results confirm that pain is a major primary health care problem, which has an enormous impact on public health...