Jari Lahti

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Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi Novelty seeking: interaction between parental alcohol use and dopamine D4 receptor gene exon III polymorphism over 17 years
    Jari Lahti
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychiatr Genet 15:133-9. 2005
  2. pmc Treatment of alcohol dependence in patients with co-morbid major depressive disorder--predictors for the outcomes with memantine and escitalopram medication
    Leea H Muhonen
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, Finland
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 3:20. 2008
  3. doi Early-life origins of schizotypal traits in adulthood
    Jari Lahti
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, FI 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Psychiatry 195:132-7. 2009
  4. doi Prenatal growth, postnatal growth and trait anxiety in late adulthood - the Helsinki Birth Cohort Study
    J Lahti
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 121:227-35. 2010
  5. doi Body size at birth and socio-economic status in childhood: implications for Cloninger's psychobiological model of temperament at age 60
    Jari Lahti
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 160:167-74. 2008
  6. pmc Early life origins cognitive decline: findings in elderly men in the Helsinki Birth Cohort Study
    Katri Raikkonen
    Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 8:e54707. 2013
  7. doi Sex-specific associations between sleep problems and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis activity in children
    Anu Katriina Pesonen
    Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:238-48. 2012
  8. doi Symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children are associated with cortisol responses to psychosocial stress but not with daily cortisol levels
    Anu Katriina Pesonen
    University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, Institute of Behavioral Sciences, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychiatr Res 45:1471-6. 2011
  9. doi Maternal prenatal licorice consumption alters hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis function in children
    Katri Raikkonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9 Siltavuorenpenger 20 D, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:1587-93. 2010
  10. doi Sleep duration and regularity are associated with behavioral problems in 8-year-old children
    Anu Katriina Pesonen
    Department of Psychology and Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, Helsinki 00014, Finland
    Int J Behav Med 17:298-305. 2010

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi Novelty seeking: interaction between parental alcohol use and dopamine D4 receptor gene exon III polymorphism over 17 years
    Jari Lahti
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychiatr Genet 15:133-9. 2005
    ....
  2. pmc Treatment of alcohol dependence in patients with co-morbid major depressive disorder--predictors for the outcomes with memantine and escitalopram medication
    Leea H Muhonen
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, Finland
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 3:20. 2008
    ....
  3. doi Early-life origins of schizotypal traits in adulthood
    Jari Lahti
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, FI 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Psychiatry 195:132-7. 2009
    ..Although schizotypal traits, such as anhedonia and aberrant perceptions, may increase the risk for schizophrenia-spectrum disorders, little is known about early-life characteristics that predict more pronounced schizotypal traits...
  4. doi Prenatal growth, postnatal growth and trait anxiety in late adulthood - the Helsinki Birth Cohort Study
    J Lahti
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 121:227-35. 2010
    ..Trait anxiety may predispose to anxiety disorders and cardiovascular events. We tested whether prenatal growth or postnatal growth from birth to 11 years of age and in adulthood predict trait anxiety in late adulthood...
  5. doi Body size at birth and socio-economic status in childhood: implications for Cloninger's psychobiological model of temperament at age 60
    Jari Lahti
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 160:167-74. 2008
    ....
  6. pmc Early life origins cognitive decline: findings in elderly men in the Helsinki Birth Cohort Study
    Katri Raikkonen
    Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 8:e54707. 2013
    ..To examine whether the adverse effects of slow prenatal and postnatal growth on cognitive function persist to old age and predict age related cognitive decline...
  7. doi Sex-specific associations between sleep problems and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis activity in children
    Anu Katriina Pesonen
    Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:238-48. 2012
    ..Altered function of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis (HPAA) may be one underlying mechanism. We studied the associations between sleep problems and HPAA activity in children...
  8. doi Symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children are associated with cortisol responses to psychosocial stress but not with daily cortisol levels
    Anu Katriina Pesonen
    University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, Institute of Behavioral Sciences, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychiatr Res 45:1471-6. 2011
    ..Their diurnal cortisol rhythm was not affected. Thus, ADHD-I may be associated with dysregulation of the HPAA or reduced engagement with stressful stimuli...
  9. doi Maternal prenatal licorice consumption alters hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis function in children
    Katri Raikkonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9 Siltavuorenpenger 20 D, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:1587-93. 2010
    ..05). These effects appeared dose-related. Our findings lend support to prenatal 'programming' of HPAA function by overexposure to glucocorticoids...
  10. doi Sleep duration and regularity are associated with behavioral problems in 8-year-old children
    Anu Katriina Pesonen
    Department of Psychology and Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, Helsinki 00014, Finland
    Int J Behav Med 17:298-305. 2010
    ..Relatively little is known about the significance of normal variation in objectively assessed sleep duration and its regularity in children's psychological well-being...
  11. doi Higher levels of physical activity are associated with lower hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis reactivity to psychosocial stress in children
    Silja Martikainen
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:E619-27. 2013
    ..Children who undertake more physical activity (PA) not only have more optimal physical health but also enjoy better mental health. However, the pathways by which PA affects well-being remain unclear...
  12. doi Maternal hypertensive disorders in pregnancy and self-reported cognitive impairment of the offspring 70 years later: the Helsinki Birth Cohort Study
    Soile Tuovinen
    Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:200.e1-9. 2013
    ..We tested whether maternal hypertensive disorders during pregnancy predict self-reported cognitive impairment, which is one of the earliest behavioral markers of dementia, of the offspring 70 years later...
  13. doi Parental bonding after preterm birth: child and parent perspectives in the Helsinki study of very low birth weight adults
    Riikka Pyhälä
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Pediatr 158:251-6.e1. 2011
    ..To examine whether parenting behavior recalled by very low birth weight (VLBW) adults or their parents differs from that of term-born control subjects or their parents...
  14. doi Self- and parent-rated executive functioning in young adults with very low birth weight
    Kati Heinonen
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatrics 131:e243-50. 2013
    ....
  15. doi Poor sleep and cardiovascular function in children
    Silja Martikainen
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Hypertension 58:16-21. 2011
    ....
  16. doi Sleep quantity, quality and optimism in children
    Sakari Lemola
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Sleep Res 20:12-20. 2011
    ..Our findings may inform why sleep quantity and quality and positive characteristics are associated with wellbeing in children...
  17. doi Sleep quality and cognitive performance in 8-year-old children
    E Juulia Paavonen
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Sleep Med 11:386-92. 2010
    ..The present study examined how sleep duration and sleep quality are associated with cognitive performance in 8-year-old children using standardized neurocognitive tests...
  18. doi Prenatal and childhood growth, and hospitalization for alcohol use disorders in adulthood: the helsinki birth cohort study
    Jari Lahti
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 9:e87404. 2014
    ..We tested whether birth size or growth in childhood associated with the risk of hospital admission for alcohol use disorders (AUDs) from early to late adulthood...
  19. doi Infant growth and hostility in adult life
    Katri Rikkönen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9 Siltavuorenpenger 20 D, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 70:306-13. 2008
    ..A common origin in suboptimal fetal and early postnatal life may lie beneath. This study tested whether prenatal and postnatal growth predicts hostility in adult life...
  20. doi Sleep problems and cardiovascular function in children
    Silja Martikainen
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 75:682-90. 2013
    ..To assess the associations of sleep problems with 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure and cardiovascular reactivity in children...
  21. doi Trajectories of physical growth and personality dimensions of the Five-Factor Model
    Marius Lahti
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Pers Soc Psychol 105:154-69. 2013
    ..Openness to experience was not associated with growth. This longitudinal study supports an association between pre- and postnatal physical growth and 4 of the Five-Factor Model personality dimensions in adulthood...
  22. pmc Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy and cognitive decline in the offspring up to old age
    Soile Tuovinen
    Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neurology 79:1578-82. 2012
    ..We tested whether maternal hypertensive disorders in pregnancy predict age-related change in cognitive ability in the offspring up to old age...
  23. pmc Lower conditioning leisure-time physical activity in young adults born preterm at very low birth weight
    Nina Kaseva
    Department of Chronic Disease and Diabetes Prevention, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 7:e32430. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess physical activity in healthy young adults born preterm at very low birth weight compared with term-born controls...
  24. doi Physical activity and psychiatric problems in children
    Silja Martikainen
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Pediatr 161:160-2.e1. 2012
    ..Higher overall physical activity and more time spent in more intense physical activity were associated with lower odds for psychiatric problems in emotional, social, and behavioral domains...
  25. pmc Prenatal origins of poor sleep in children
    Anu Katriina Pesonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Sleep 32:1086-92. 2009
    ..We examined whether small body size at birth and prenatal tobacco or alcohol exposure predict poor sleep and more sleep disturbances in children...
  26. pmc Personality and dietary intake - findings in the Helsinki birth cohort study
    Anna Maija K Tiainen
    Department of Chronic Disease Prevention, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 8:e68284. 2013
    ..The personality traits neuroticism, extraversion, openness, agreeableness, and conscientiousness are linked with resilience, meaning adaptability in challenging situations. Resilient people usually comply with favorable health behaviors...
  27. doi History of mental disorders and leukocyte telomere length in late adulthood: the Helsinki Birth Cohort Study (HBCS)
    Katri Savolainen
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychiatr Res 46:1346-53. 2012
    ..Future research is needed to elucidate if psychotropic medication is involved in leukocyte telomere length maintenance in subjects with mental disorders...
  28. doi Glucocorticoid receptor gene haplotype predicts increased risk of hospital admission for depressive disorders in the Helsinki birth cohort study
    Jari Lahti
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychiatr Res 45:1160-4. 2011
    ..We examined if single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and their haplotypes spanning the entire NR3C1 are associated with depressive disorders and with self-reported depressive symptoms in adulthood...
  29. doi Morningness propensity in young adults born prematurely: the Helsinki study of very low birth weight adults
    Sonja Strang-Karlsson
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Children s Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital and University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Chronobiol Int 27:1829-42. 2010
    ..The finding is potentially important, since morningness is associated with beneficial health outcomes...
  30. doi Short sleep duration and behavioral symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in healthy 7- to 8-year-old children
    E Juulia Paavonen
    Departments of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatrics 123:e857-64. 2009
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate whether short sleep is associated with behavioral symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in 7- to 8-year-old children...
  31. doi Maternal licorice consumption and detrimental cognitive and psychiatric outcomes in children
    Katri Raikkonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1137-46. 2009
    ..The effects on cognitive performance appeared dose related. Data are compatible with adverse fetal "programming" by overexposure to glucocorticoids and caution against excessive intake of licorice-containing foodstuffs during pregnancy...
  32. doi Continuity and change in poor sleep from childhood to early adolescence
    Anu Katriina Pesonen
    University of Helsinki, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Helsinki, Finland
    Sleep 37:289-97. 2014
    ..We also explored longitudinal associations between actigraph estimates of sleep and sleep disorders...
  33. doi Poor sleep and altered hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical and sympatho-adrenal-medullary system activity in children
    Katri Raikkonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9 Siltavuorenpenger 20 D, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:2254-61. 2010
    ..Neuroendocrine alterations, with well-known links with health, may offer insight into why poor sleep is associated with poor health. Yet, studies testing associations between sleep and neuroendocrine activity in children are scarce...
  34. doi Very low birth weight and behavioral symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in young adulthood: the Helsinki study of very-low-birth-weight adults
    Sonja Strang-Karlsson
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Biomedicum 2, Tukholmankatu 8C, Helsinki University Central Hospital, PO Box 705, FI 00029 Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 165:1345-53. 2008
    ....
  35. doi Serotonin transporter polymorphism as a predictor for escitalopram treatment of major depressive disorder comorbid with alcohol dependence
    Leea H Muhonen
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 186:53-7. 2011
    ..This is the first study in the treatment of depression in dual diagnosis patients to report a significant association between outcomes with escitalopram and the 5-HTTLPR gene polymorphism...
  36. ncbi Predictors of dropout in an outpatient treatment for problem drinkers including cognitive-behavioral therapy and the opioid antagonist naltrexone
    Salla Vuoristo-Myllys
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 74:894-901. 2013
    ..We also investigated whether the effectiveness of the treatment (the change in alcohol consumption and symptoms of alcohol craving) or adherence to naltrexone was related to dropout...
  37. doi Age at onset of first depressive episode as a predictor for escitalopram treatment of major depression comorbid with alcohol dependence
    Leea H Muhonen
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 167:115-22. 2009
    ..Our study provides evidence that the onset of the first major depressive episode might be a clinically relevant predictor of a response to escitalopram treatment in patients with major depression and comorbid alcohol dependence...