Olavi Lindfors

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Self-concept and quality of object relations as predictors of outcome in short- and long-term psychotherapy
    Olavi Lindfors
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, P O Box 30, 00271 Helsinki, Finland Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 152:202-11. 2014
  2. pmc Confounding and missing data in cost-effectiveness analysis: comparing different methods
    Tommi Härkänen
    National Institute of Health and Welfare, Mannerheimintie 166, P, O, Box 30, FIN 00271 Helsinki, Finland
    Health Econ Rev 3:8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Concurrent validity of the Quality of Object Relations Scale (QORS) in relation to proxy assessment of the theoretical scale constituents
    Olavi Lindfors
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychopathology 46:111-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The effectiveness of solution-focused therapy and short- and long-term psychodynamic psychotherapy on self-concept during a 3-year follow-up
    Olavi Lindfors
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:946-53. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Quasi-experimental study on the effectiveness of psychoanalysis, long-term and short-term psychotherapy on psychiatric symptoms, work ability and functional capacity during a 5-year follow-up
    Paul Knekt
    Social Insurance Institution, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 132:37-47. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Psychological predictors of the recovery from mood or anxiety disorder in short-term and long-term psychotherapy during a 3-year follow-up
    Maarit A Laaksonen
    National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Department of Health, Functional Capacity and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 208:162-73. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Randomized trial on the effectiveness of long- and short-term psychotherapy on psychiatric symptoms and working ability during a 5-year follow-up
    Paul Knekt
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 67:59-68. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Suitability for Psychotherapy Scale (SPS) and its reliability, validity, and prediction
    Maarit A Laaksonen
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Clin Psychol 51:351-75. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Use of auxiliary psychiatric treatment during a 5-year follow-up among patients receiving short- or long-term psychotherapy
    Paul Knekt
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 135:221-30. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Therapists' professional and personal characteristics as predictors of outcome in short- and long-term psychotherapy
    Erkki Heinonen
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 138:301-12. 2012

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Self-concept and quality of object relations as predictors of outcome in short- and long-term psychotherapy
    Olavi Lindfors
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, P O Box 30, 00271 Helsinki, Finland Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 152:202-11. 2014
    ..This study compared their prediction on psychiatric symptoms and work ability in short- and long-term psychotherapy...
  2. pmc Confounding and missing data in cost-effectiveness analysis: comparing different methods
    Tommi Härkänen
    National Institute of Health and Welfare, Mannerheimintie 166, P, O, Box 30, FIN 00271 Helsinki, Finland
    Health Econ Rev 3:8. 2013
    ..Furthermore, in longitudinal panel data, missing observations are a growing problem also with nonparametric methods when cumulative outcome measures are used...
  3. doi request reprint Concurrent validity of the Quality of Object Relations Scale (QORS) in relation to proxy assessment of the theoretical scale constituents
    Olavi Lindfors
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychopathology 46:111-9. 2013
    ..Our aim was to study the concurrent validity of the QORS...
  4. doi request reprint The effectiveness of solution-focused therapy and short- and long-term psychodynamic psychotherapy on self-concept during a 3-year follow-up
    Olavi Lindfors
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:946-53. 2012
    ..Long duration and psychodynamic orientation of therapy may be beneficial for self-concept improvement...
  5. doi request reprint Quasi-experimental study on the effectiveness of psychoanalysis, long-term and short-term psychotherapy on psychiatric symptoms, work ability and functional capacity during a 5-year follow-up
    Paul Knekt
    Social Insurance Institution, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 132:37-47. 2011
    ..Psychotherapy is apparently an insufficient treatment for some patients with mood or anxiety disorder. In this study the effectiveness of short-term and long-term psychotherapies was compared with that of psychoanalysis...
  6. doi request reprint Psychological predictors of the recovery from mood or anxiety disorder in short-term and long-term psychotherapy during a 3-year follow-up
    Maarit A Laaksonen
    National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Department of Health, Functional Capacity and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 208:162-73. 2013
    ..The SPS can apparently be applied before the start of treatment to predict the amount of therapy patients need to recover, although its suitability in therapies of different types needs to be confirmed. ..
  7. doi request reprint Randomized trial on the effectiveness of long- and short-term psychotherapy on psychiatric symptoms and working ability during a 5-year follow-up
    Paul Knekt
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 67:59-68. 2013
    ..The information on whether long-term psychotherapy is superior in comparison with short-term therapies during a long time-perspective in the treatment of mood and anxiety disorder is incomplete...
  8. doi request reprint Suitability for Psychotherapy Scale (SPS) and its reliability, validity, and prediction
    Maarit A Laaksonen
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Clin Psychol 51:351-75. 2012
    ..To present an interview-based 7-item Suitability for Psychotherapy Scale (SPS) created to evaluate suitability for short- and long-term therapy, and to assess its reliability, validity, and prediction...
  9. doi request reprint Use of auxiliary psychiatric treatment during a 5-year follow-up among patients receiving short- or long-term psychotherapy
    Paul Knekt
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 135:221-30. 2011
    ..This study considers changes in the need for auxiliary psychiatric treatment after starting short- and long-term psychotherapy and psychoanalysis...
  10. doi request reprint Therapists' professional and personal characteristics as predictors of outcome in short- and long-term psychotherapy
    Erkki Heinonen
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 138:301-12. 2012
    ..Although psychotherapists differ in their effectiveness, virtually no comparative research exists on the therapist characteristics beneficial to short- or long-term therapy...
  11. doi request reprint Association between the Rorschach Ego Impairment Index and the Level of Personality Organization interview assessment in depressive and anxiety disorder patients
    Harri Valkonen
    Biomedicum Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 200:849-56. 2012
    ..More research on the incremental benefits of the measures is needed in clinical populations, covering non-severe and complex psychopathology...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of short-term and long-term psychotherapy on work ability and functional capacity--a randomized clinical trial on depressive and anxiety disorders
    Paul Knekt
    Social Insurance Institution, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 107:95-106. 2008
    ..Insufficient evidence exists about the effect of different therapies on work ability for patients with psychiatric disorders. The present study compares improvements in work ability in two short-term therapies and one long-term therapy...
  13. doi request reprint Pretreatment clinical and psychosocial predictors of remission from depression after short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy and solution-focused therapy: a 1-year follow-up study
    Mauri Marttunen
    Biomedicum Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychother Res 18:191-9. 2008
    ..06 and 0.22 (95% confidence intervals = 0.01-0.35 and 0.05-0.97), respectively. In conclusion, several background factors, especially sense of coherence, predict remission...