A Keski-Rahkonen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Body mass index and subjective well-being in young adults: a twin population study
    Milla S Linna
    Hjelt Institute, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 13:231. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Depression and drive for thinness are associated with persistent bulimia nervosa in the community
    Anna Keski-Rahkonen
    Department of Public Health, The Hjelt Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 21:121-9. 2013
  3. pmc Are computer and cell phone use associated with body mass index and overweight? A population study among twin adolescents
    Hanna Reetta Lajunen
    Dept of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 7:24. 2007
  4. pmc Serotonin transporter binding of [123I]ADAM in bulimic women, their healthy twin sisters, and healthy women: a SPET study
    Anu K Koskela
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, HUSLAB Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 7:19. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Incidence and outcomes of bulimia nervosa: a nationwide population-based study
    A Keski-Rahkonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychol Med 39:823-31. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and course of anorexia nervosa in the community
    Anna Keski-Rahkonen
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1259-65. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Breakfast skipping and health-compromising behaviors in adolescents and adults
    A Keski-Rahkonen
    Department of Public Health, PO Box 41, University of Helsinki, Helsinki 00014, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:842-53. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Eating styles, overweight and obesity in young adult twins
    A Keski-Rahkonen
    Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:822-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Reliability of self-reported eating disorders: Optimizing population screening
    Anna Keski-Rahkonen
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 39:754-62. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Intentional weight loss in young adults: sex-specific genetic and environmental effects
    Anna Keski-Rahkonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Obes Res 13:745-53. 2005

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Body mass index and subjective well-being in young adults: a twin population study
    Milla S Linna
    Hjelt Institute, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 13:231. 2013
    ..However, the association may not be linear. Therefore, we investigated whether a nonlinear (U-shaped) trend would better describe this relationship, and whether eating disorders might account for the association in young adults...
  2. doi request reprint Depression and drive for thinness are associated with persistent bulimia nervosa in the community
    Anna Keski-Rahkonen
    Department of Public Health, The Hjelt Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 21:121-9. 2013
    ..To examine psychiatric comorbidity and factors that influence the outcome of bulimia nervosa (BN) in the general population...
  3. pmc Are computer and cell phone use associated with body mass index and overweight? A population study among twin adolescents
    Hanna Reetta Lajunen
    Dept of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 7:24. 2007
    ..Overweight in children and adolescents has reached dimensions of a global epidemic during recent years. Simultaneously, information and communication technology use has rapidly increased...
  4. pmc Serotonin transporter binding of [123I]ADAM in bulimic women, their healthy twin sisters, and healthy women: a SPET study
    Anu K Koskela
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, HUSLAB Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 7:19. 2007
    ..We hypothesized clearly reduced SERT binding in BN women as opposed to healthy women, and intermediate SERT binding in unaffected co-twins...
  5. doi request reprint Incidence and outcomes of bulimia nervosa: a nationwide population-based study
    A Keski-Rahkonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychol Med 39:823-31. 2009
    ..Little is known about the epidemiology of bulimia nervosa outside clinical settings. We report the incidence, prevalence and outcomes of bulimia nervosa using for the first time a nationwide study design...
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and course of anorexia nervosa in the community
    Anna Keski-Rahkonen
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1259-65. 2007
    ..The authors sought to describe the onset and outcomes of anorexia nervosa in the general population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Breakfast skipping and health-compromising behaviors in adolescents and adults
    A Keski-Rahkonen
    Department of Public Health, PO Box 41, University of Helsinki, Helsinki 00014, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:842-53. 2003
    ..To investigate which sociodemographic factors and behaviors are associated with breakfast skipping in adolescents and adults...
  8. ncbi request reprint Eating styles, overweight and obesity in young adult twins
    A Keski-Rahkonen
    Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:822-9. 2007
    ..To explore the association of eating styles with overweight and obesity in young adults, controlling for identical genetic background in monozygotic twins...
  9. ncbi request reprint Reliability of self-reported eating disorders: Optimizing population screening
    Anna Keski-Rahkonen
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 39:754-62. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to assess whether short self-report eating disorder screening questions are useful population screening methods...
  10. ncbi request reprint Intentional weight loss in young adults: sex-specific genetic and environmental effects
    Anna Keski-Rahkonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Obes Res 13:745-53. 2005
    ..To explore eating styles associated with intentional weight loss (IWL) and to determine whether the genetic liability in IWL is entirely shared with genetic liability affecting BMI...
  11. ncbi request reprint The process of recovery in eating disorder sufferers' own words: an Internet-based study
    Anna Keski-Rahkonen
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 37:S80-6; discussion S87-9. 2005
    ..Internet-based support groups have many potential therapeutic applications. Motivational aspects need to be taken into account in promoting recovery...
  12. ncbi request reprint Body dissatisfaction and drive for thinness in young adult twins
    Anna Keski-Rahkonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Eat Disord 37:188-99. 2005
    ..We explored correlates of the Eating Disorder Inventory subscales Body Dissatisfaction (BD) and Drive for Thinness (DT) and genetic and environmental influences on these traits...
  13. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental factors in breakfast eating patterns
    Anna Keski-Rahkonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Behav Genet 34:503-14. 2004
    ..Cultural transmission was nonsignificant. The relative influence of genetic and family factors on adolescent breakfast eating frequency differs by sex and is generation-specific...
  14. pmc Genetic and environmental effects on body mass index during adolescence: a prospective study among Finnish twins
    H R Lajunen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:559-67. 2009
    ..To study genetic and environmental factors affecting body mass index (BMI) and BMI phenotypic correlations across adolescence...
  15. pmc Minor depression in adolescence: phenomenology and clinical correlates
    Elina Sihvola
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 97:211-8. 2007
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  16. pmc Prospective associations of early-onset Axis I disorders with developing eating disorders
    Elina Sihvola
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Compr Psychiatry 50:20-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to analyze the developmental relationships of adolescent-onset Axis I mental disorders and eating disorders (EDs)...
  17. doi request reprint Anorexia and bulimia nervosa in same-sex and opposite-sex twins: lack of association with twin type in a nationwide study of Finnish twins
    Anu Raevuori
    Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, Unit 23, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:1604-10. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint Brain serotonin transporter binding of [123I]ADAM: within-subject variation between summer and winter data
    Anu Koskela
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, HUSLAB Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Chronobiol Int 25:657-65. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that factors other than season are more important in causing within-subject variation of brain SERT binding between summer and winter...
  19. pmc Genetic and environmental factors affecting self-esteem from age 14 to 17: a longitudinal study of Finnish twins
    Anu Raevuori
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychol Med 37:1625-33. 2007
    ..We analysed genetic and environmental influences on self-esteem and its stability in adolescence...
  20. doi request reprint Lifetime anorexia nervosa in young men in the community: five cases and their co-twins
    Anu Raevuori
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Eat Disord 41:458-63. 2008
    ..To describe patterns, comorbidity, and outcomes from a case series of anorexia nervosa (AN) among young men from the general population and their co-twins...
  21. ncbi request reprint Muscle dissatisfaction and muscle-enhancing substance use: a population-based twin study in young adult men
    Anu Raevuori
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:431-7. 2006
    ..Both genetic and unique (nonfamilial) environmental factors are involved in muscle dissatisfaction in the population. Nongenetic factors (both familial and nonfamilial) appear to best explain the use of muscle-enhancing substances...
  22. pmc Epidemiology of anorexia nervosa in men: a nationwide study of Finnish twins
    Anu Raevuori
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 4:e4402. 2009
    ..To examine the epidemiology of anorexia nervosa in men, we screened Finnish male twins born in 1975-79...
  23. pmc Leisure activity patterns and their associations with overweight: a prospective study among adolescents
    Hanna Reetta Lajunen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Adolesc 32:1089-103. 2009
    ..However, girls in the "Passive and solitary" cluster carried the greatest risk of becoming overweight in late adolescence. Studying leisure activities related to overweight may help focus specific interventions on high risk groups...
  24. ncbi request reprint Brain serotonin 1A receptor binding in bulimia nervosa
    Jari Tiihonen
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychiatry 55:871-3. 2004
    ..Experimental studies suggest that the therapeutic antidepressant effect of SSRIs is mediated via 5-HT(1A) receptors. The aim of this study was to measure brain 5-HT(1A) receptor binding among nonmedicated patients with bulimia nervosa...
  25. ncbi request reprint Genetic epidemiology, endophenotypes, and eating disorder classification
    Cynthia M Bulik
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7160, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:S52-60. 2007
    ..To explore how genetic epidemiology has informed the identification of endophenotypes and how endophenotypes may inform future classification of eating disorders...
  26. ncbi request reprint A practice guideline for treatment of eating disorders in children and adolescents
    Hanna Ebeling
    Unit for Child Psychiatry, University of Oulu, University Hospital of Oulu, PO Box 26, FIN 90029 OYS, Finland
    Ann Med 35:488-501. 2003
    ..Medication is useful in the treatment of bulimia nervosa and certain comorbid symptoms of anorexia nervosa. Early admission to treatment and active therapy are associated with a more favourable prognosis...