Anja Taanila

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oulu
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Coping of parents with physically and/or intellectually disabled children
    A Taanila
    Academy of Finland, Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu
    Child Care Health Dev 28:73-86. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a family-oriented continuing medical education course for general practitioners
    Anja Taanila
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Finland
    Med Educ 36:248-57. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of family interaction on the child's behavior in single-parent or reconstructed families
    Anja Taanila
    University of Oulu, Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, P O Box 5000, 90014 University of Oulu, Finland
    Fam Process 41:693-708. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Well-presented first information supports parents' ability to cope with a chronically ill or disabled child
    A Taanila
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 91:1289-91. 2002
  5. doi request reprint Associations between psychotic-like symptoms and inattention/hyperactivity symptoms
    Tuula Marketta Hurtig
    Department of Child Psychiatry, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:17-27. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Variations in prenatal sociodemographic factors associated with intellectual disability: a study of the 20-year interval between two birth cohorts in northern Finland
    Ulla Heikura
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 167:169-77. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint ADHD symptoms and subtypes: relationship between childhood and adolescent symptoms
    Tuula Hurtig
    University of Oulu, Finland
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:1605-13. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint ADHD and comorbid disorders in relation to family environment and symptom severity
    Tuula Hurtig
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, P O Box 5000, Oulu, Finland
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 16:362-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Etiological survey on intellectual disability in the northern Finland birth cohort 1986
    Ulla Heikura
    Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Oulu 90014, Finland
    Am J Ment Retard 110:171-80. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Young people at risk for psychosis: case finding and sample characteristics of the Oulu Brain and Mind Study
    Juha Veijola
    Departments of Psychiatry Child Psychiatry, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, and Departments of Psychiatry Diagnostic Radiology Unit of General Practice, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Department of Psychiatry, University of Turku, Turku, Finland Department of Psychiatry Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge Cognition Ltd, Cambridge, UK
    Early Interv Psychiatry 7:146-54. 2013

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Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint Coping of parents with physically and/or intellectually disabled children
    A Taanila
    Academy of Finland, Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu
    Child Care Health Dev 28:73-86. 2002
    ..The aim was to clarify how families with physically and/or intellectually disabled children cope, what kind of coping strategies they use and how the families with good and poor coping capacities differ...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a family-oriented continuing medical education course for general practitioners
    Anja Taanila
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Finland
    Med Educ 36:248-57. 2002
    ..To explore the long-term effects of a 2-year Family Systems Medicine course. Fifteen experienced GPs participated in the training programme...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of family interaction on the child's behavior in single-parent or reconstructed families
    Anja Taanila
    University of Oulu, Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, P O Box 5000, 90014 University of Oulu, Finland
    Fam Process 41:693-708. 2002
    ..In conclusion, a good interaction between the parents and clarified family boundaries protect children's mental health after their parents' divorce or separation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Well-presented first information supports parents' ability to cope with a chronically ill or disabled child
    A Taanila
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 91:1289-91. 2002
  5. doi request reprint Associations between psychotic-like symptoms and inattention/hyperactivity symptoms
    Tuula Marketta Hurtig
    Department of Child Psychiatry, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:17-27. 2011
    ..Our aim was to study the association between psychotic-like symptoms and inattention/hyperactivity symptoms in a general adolescent population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Variations in prenatal sociodemographic factors associated with intellectual disability: a study of the 20-year interval between two birth cohorts in northern Finland
    Ulla Heikura
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 167:169-77. 2008
    ..8, 95% confidence interval: 1.5, 5.3). A future challenge is to explore the mediating mechanisms between intellectual disability and its associated preventable intergenerational environmental or lifestyle factors...
  7. ncbi request reprint ADHD symptoms and subtypes: relationship between childhood and adolescent symptoms
    Tuula Hurtig
    University of Oulu, Finland
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:1605-13. 2007
    ..To study attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms and DSM-IV subtypes in childhood and adolescence...
  8. ncbi request reprint ADHD and comorbid disorders in relation to family environment and symptom severity
    Tuula Hurtig
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, P O Box 5000, Oulu, Finland
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 16:362-9. 2007
    ..To examine the comorbidity of ADHD in association with family environment and the severity of ADHD...
  9. ncbi request reprint Etiological survey on intellectual disability in the northern Finland birth cohort 1986
    Ulla Heikura
    Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Oulu 90014, Finland
    Am J Ment Retard 110:171-80. 2005
    ..The differences between the populations, despite random variation, some dissimilarities between etiological categorization and diagnostic accuracy, are in most part due to true differences between the study populations and genetic pool...
  10. doi request reprint Young people at risk for psychosis: case finding and sample characteristics of the Oulu Brain and Mind Study
    Juha Veijola
    Departments of Psychiatry Child Psychiatry, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, and Departments of Psychiatry Diagnostic Radiology Unit of General Practice, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Department of Psychiatry, University of Turku, Turku, Finland Department of Psychiatry Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge Cognition Ltd, Cambridge, UK
    Early Interv Psychiatry 7:146-54. 2013
    ..Combining methods from familial, clinical and psychometric high-risk approaches provides a tractable method for studying risk of psychosis in the general population...
  11. ncbi request reprint Suicidal and self-harm behaviour associated with adolescent attention deficit hyperactivity disorder-a study in the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1986
    Tuula Hurtig
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 66:320-8. 2012
    ..Depression and/or female gender seem to be risk factors for suicidal behaviour. However, the role of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in these behaviours is still unclear...
  12. doi request reprint Identifying schizophrenia and other psychoses with psychological scales in the general population
    Jouko Miettunen
    Department of Psychiatry, Oulu University and Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:230-8. 2011
    ..Harm avoidance was a dominant temperament dimension in individuals with psychosis compared with participants without psychiatric diagnoses. These scales are useful as vulnerability markers in studying psychoses...
  13. pmc Different vulnerability indicators for psychosis and their neuropsychological characteristics in the Northern Finland 1986 Birth Cohort
    Sari Mukkala
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 33:385-94. 2011
    ..The two risk groups did not differ significantly from controls, but differed from the psychosis group in fine motor function. Neuropsychological impairments were not evident in a non-help-seeking high-risk sample...
  14. doi request reprint Default mode network in young people with familial risk for psychosis--the Oulu Brain and Mind study
    Tuomas Jukuri
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oulu, Finland
    Schizophr Res 143:239-45. 2013
    ..We compared the activity of the DMN between FR participants and controls...
  15. doi request reprint The compatibility of telehealth with health-care delivery
    Tiina Vuononvirta
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Health Centre of Ii, Asematie 169, FIN 91100, Finland
    J Telemed Telecare 17:190-4. 2011
    ..Functional and user-friendly technology is a basic precondition for telehealth compatibility. With thorough organizing, most of the compatibility challenges can be solved...
  16. doi request reprint Longitudinal smoking habits as risk factors for early-onset and repetitive suicide attempts: the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort study
    Kaisa Riala
    Department of Psychiatry, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Ann Epidemiol 19:329-35. 2009
    ..We sought to investigate the relationship between regular daily smoking in adolescence and in adulthood, the onset age of suicidal behavior, and the repetitiveness of suicide attempts by the age of 31 years...
  17. doi request reprint Self-reported health in urban-rural continuum: a grid-based analysis of Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966
    Tiina Lankila
    Department of Geography, University of Oulu, PO Box 3000, 90014, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Public Health 57:525-33. 2012
    ..To evaluate the association of self-reported health with residential area type defined by the population density in individual's local environment using a population-based cohort in Finland...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mental health, behaviour and intellectual abilities of people with Down syndrome
    Tuomo Maatta
    Service Centre of Kuusanmäki, University of Oulu, Finland
    Downs Syndr Res Pract 11:37-43. 2006
    ..Case descriptions are presented to illustrate the multitude of mental health and behavioural issues seen from childhood to old age in this population...
  19. doi request reprint Psychosocial factors as mediators between migration and subjective well-being among young Finnish adults
    Ellen Ek
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 66:1545-56. 2008
    ..It is concluded that special attention should be paid to improving living conditions (educational and vocational opportunities) and enhancing the psychosocial resources of young adults in rural and remote areas...
  20. doi request reprint Health and well-being of movers in rural and urban areas--a grid-based analysis of northern Finland birth cohort 1966
    Tiina Lankila
    Department of Geography, University of Oulu, Finland Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 76:169-78. 2013
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  21. doi request reprint Precariousness and discontinuous work history in association with health
    Anitta Sirviö
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Aapistie 5 B, Oulu, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 40:360-7. 2012
    ..In this research, we first experimented with a construct of work history in the operationalisation of precariousness and second studied the relationship between precariousness and health...
  22. doi request reprint Association of cannabis use with prodromal symptoms of psychosis in adolescence
    Jouko Miettunen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, PO Box 5000, 90014 University of Oulu, Finland
    Br J Psychiatry 192:470-1. 2008
    ..23; 95% CI 1.70-2.94). A dose-response effect was seen. We conclude that cannabis use is associated with prodromal symptoms of psychosis in adolescence...
  23. ncbi request reprint An epidemiological study on Finnish school-aged children with learning difficulties and behavioural problems
    Anja Taanila
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, 90014 University of Oulu, Finland
    Int J Circumpolar Health 70:59-71. 2011
    ..To investigate the association between learning difficulties (LDs) and behavioural and emotional problems of 8-year-old children in the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1986 (n=9432)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Socio-demographic and clinical predictors of occupational status in schizophrenic psychoses--follow-up within the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort
    Jouko Miettunen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, P O Box 5000, 90014 Oulun yliopisto, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 150:217-25. 2007
    ..Based on our findings, those who were single at time of their onset of illness probably need most support to retain their contacts to work life...
  25. ncbi request reprint Regular daily smoking among 14-year-old adolescents increases the subsequent risk for suicide: the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort Study
    Kaisa Riala
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:775-80. 2007
    ..To investigate the relationship between adolescent regular daily smoking and later suicides in a prospective longitudinal birth cohort setting...
  26. doi request reprint Maternal hypertensive disorders during pregnancy and mild cognitive limitations in the offspring
    Ulla Heikura
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Finland
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 27:188-98. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the association between hypertensive disorders and other maternal biological and social factors on the risk of mild cognitive limitations (intelligence quotient 50-85) in the offspring...
  27. ncbi request reprint Infant developmental milestones: a 31-year follow-up
    Anja Taanila
    University of Oulu, Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, PO Box 5000, 90014 Oulu, Finland
    Dev Med Child Neurol 47:581-6. 2005
    ..4 times greater in faster developers than in slow developers. In conclusion, those who develop faster during their first year of life tend to attain higher levels of education in adolescence and adulthood...
  28. ncbi request reprint Towards interprofessional family-oriented teamwork in primary services: the evaluation of an education programme
    Pekka Larivaara
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Finland
    J Interprof Care 18:153-63. 2004
    ....
  29. doi request reprint The attitudes of multiprofessional teams to telehealth adoption in northern Finland health centres
    Tiina Vuononvirta
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, FIN 91100, Finland
    J Telemed Telecare 15:290-6. 2009
    ..Project staff and managers need to take into account the diverse attitudes of health professionals, because different people require different actions to adopt telehealth in their work...
  30. ncbi request reprint Attention and behavioural problems of Finnish adolescents may be related to the family environment
    Tuula Hurtig
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, 5000, 90014, Finland
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 14:471-8. 2005
    ..Adolescents' attention and behavioural problems in relation to the family environment were studied in the Northern Finland 1986 Birth Cohort...
  31. ncbi request reprint Special school teachers require more goal-oriented collaboration with psychiatric professionals in Northern Finland
    Maija Leena Pönkkö
    University Hospital of Oulu, Central Administration, Department of Nursing and Health Administration, University of Oulu, Finland
    Int J Circumpolar Health 62:75-93. 2003
    ..The problems of children and adolescents have increased in number and severity during the last years...
  32. ncbi request reprint Temporal changes in incidence and prevalence of intellectual disability between two birth cohorts in Northern Finland
    Ulla Heikura
    University of Oulu, Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, Finland
    Am J Ment Retard 108:19-31. 2003
    ..The temporal changes followed generally similar patterns by gender...
  33. doi request reprint Comorbidity of disruptive behavioral disorders and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder--indicator of severity in problematic behavior?
    Tanja Nordstrom
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 67:240-8. 2013
    ..Disruptive behavioral disorders (DBD) and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are both characterized by certain patterns of misbehavior among adolescents...
  34. doi request reprint Association of depressiveness with chronic facial pain: a longitudinal study
    Kirsi Sipilä
    Institute of Dentistry, University of Oulu, Finland
    Acta Odontol Scand 71:644-9. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate whether depressiveness increases the risk for chronic facial pain in a longitudinal population-based study...
  35. doi request reprint Severe injuries in adolescence predict psychosis: a nested case control study of the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort
    Suvi Luoma
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Finland
    Schizophr Res 118:48-53. 2010
    ..3% of healthy controls had an injury (z=2.38; P=0.017) and the most common type of injury was fractures. Our findings suggest that severe injury in adolescence may be a predictor of psychosis...
  36. ncbi request reprint Nurses learning family-oriented interprofessional collaboration
    Anja Taanila
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Finland
    Int J Circumpolar Health 65:206-18. 2006
    ..The programme aimed to provide the participants (n = 76) with skills to work with families in interprofessional collaboration. The study investigated the views and working methods of all the 14 nurses who participated in the course...
  37. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking and hyperactivity in 8-year-old children
    Arto J Kotimaa
    Clinic of Child Psychiatry, University Hospital of Oulu, Finland
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:826-33. 2003
    ..To investigate the association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and hyperactivity in 8-year-old children...
  38. doi request reprint Season of birth and smoking: findings from the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort
    Kaisa Riala
    Department of Psychiatry, Oulu University Hospital, 90029 OYS, Finland
    Chronobiol Int 26:1660-72. 2009
    ..Altered expression of dopaminergic genes due to environmental climatic factors could explain the association between season of birth and heavy smoking...
  39. doi request reprint Childhood chronic physical condition, self-reported health, and life satisfaction in adolescence
    Heidi Määttä
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, P O Box 5000, Oulu, 90014, Finland
    Eur J Pediatr 172:1197-206. 2013
    ..Conclusion Childhood chronic conditions seem to affect adolescent's subjective health, but fortunately, they do not affect adolescents' subjective well-being to such an extent that it could lower their life satisfaction. ..
  40. ncbi request reprint Low educational performance is associated with drunk driving: a 31-year follow-up of the northern Finland 1966 birth cohort
    Kaisa Riala
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Box 5000, FIN 90014 University of Oulu, Oulu Polytechnic, Oulu, Finland
    Alcohol Alcohol 38:219-23. 2003
    ..We studied the relationship between drunk driving offences, school performance and adult educational achievements...
  41. ncbi request reprint Sensory impairments and health concerns related to the degree of intellectual disability in people with Down syndrome
    Tuomo Maatta
    Service Centre of Kuusanmäki, University of Oulu, Finland
    Downs Syndr Res Pract 11:78-83. 2006
    ..The detected health issues were related to the individuals' cognitive levels. Visual impairment, poor dental health and acute neurological disease were associated with the severity of intellectual disability and ageing...
  42. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of videoconferencing in lifestyle group counselling
    Jaana Laitinen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Aapistie 1, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Circumpolar Health 69:500-11. 2010
    ..5-hour each at 2-week intervals from baseline, and the session 5 at 6 months) performed by videoconferencing (VC)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders of children and adolescents--a growing problem at school
    Maija Leena Pönkkö
    University Hospital of Oulu, Central Administration, Department of Nursing and Health Administration, University of Oulu, Finland
    Int J Circumpolar Health 61:6-16. 2002
    ..The question is how can we convert responsibilities and obligations into practical action?..
  44. ncbi request reprint Oral pain and associated factors among adolescents in northern Finland
    Satu Lahti
    Department of Community Dentistry, Institute of Dentistry, University of Oulu, Finland
    Int J Circumpolar Health 67:245-53. 2008
    ..Our aim was to study the prevalence of oral pain and its association with perceived oral health and with proximal (individual health-related) and distal (sociocultural and environmental) risk factors among adolescents...
  45. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and psychiatric comorbidity of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in an adolescent Finnish population
    Susan L Smalley
    Semel Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:1575-83. 2007
    ..The purpose of the study was to estimate the prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and its clinical characteristics in the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1986...
  46. ncbi request reprint ADHD candidate gene study in a population-based birth cohort: association with DBH and DRD2
    Emma S Nyman
    National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:1614-21. 2007
    ..This study tests a series of allelic variants within such candidate genes to determine their potential influence on ADHD susceptibility...
  47. pmc Do inattention and hyperactivity symptoms equal scholastic impairment? Evidence from three European cohorts
    Alina Rodriguez
    Department of Psychology, Uppsala University, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 7:327. 2007
    ..Poor academic performance is related to ADHD in clinical samples. However, it is unclear to what extent core ADHD symptoms and scholastic impairment are related in non-referred school-aged children...
  48. ncbi request reprint Subtypes versus severity differences in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in the Northern Finnish Birth Cohort
    Gitta H Lubke
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:1584-93. 2007
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Executive functioning among Finnish adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Sandra K Loo
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:1594-604. 2007
    ..The present study examined cognitive functioning in a population sample of adolescents with and without attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) from the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1986...
  50. ncbi request reprint The effect of pre-employment factors on job control, job strain and psychological distress: a 31-year longitudinal study
    Marko Elovainio
    Department Psychology, University of Helsinki, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 65:187-99. 2007
    ..However, the relationship between pre-employment factors and later psychological distress in adulthood is not completely explained by job environment...
  51. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of alexithymia among adolescents
    Matti Joukamaa
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 63:373-6. 2007
    ..There are no data concerning the epidemiology of alexithymia among teenagers in the general population. We studied the prevalence of alexithymia among a representative sample of 15-16-year olds...