Kari Poikolainen

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Publications

  1. ncbi Alcohol and the preventive paradox: serious harms and drinking patterns
    Kari Poikolainen
    Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, FIN 00531 Helsinki, Finland
    Addiction 102:571-8. 2007
  2. doi Risk factors for alcohol-specific hospitalizations and deaths: prospective cohort study
    Kari Poikolainen
    Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, FI 00271 Helsinki, Finland
    Alcohol Alcohol 46:342-8. 2011
  3. ncbi Alcohol and coronary heart disease risk--is there an unknown confounder?
    Kari Poikolainen
    Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, Helsinki, Finland
    Addiction 100:1150-7. 2005
  4. ncbi Do the protective effects fade away?
    Kari Poikolainen
    Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, FIN 00531, Helsinki, Finland
    Addiction 102:1586-7. 2007
  5. pmc Magnesium treatment in alcoholics: a randomized clinical trial
    Kari Poikolainen
    Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, Helsinki, Finland
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 3:1. 2008
  6. ncbi The disulfiram-ethanol reaction (DER) experience
    Kari Poikolainen
    Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, PO Box 220, FIN 00531, Helsinki, Finland
    Addiction 99:26; author reply 27-8. 2004
  7. doi Subjective measures of binge drinking and alcohol-specific adverse health outcomes: a prospective cohort study
    Tapio Paljarvi
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, UK
    Addiction 107:323-30. 2012
  8. pmc Fear of nuclear war increases the risk of common mental disorders among young adults: a five-year follow-up study
    Kari Poikolainen
    Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, PO Box 220, FIN 00531 Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 4:42. 2004
  9. ncbi Accuracy of quantity-frequency and graduated frequency questionnaires in measuring alcohol intake: comparison with daily diary and commonly used laboratory markers
    Kari Poikolainen
    Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, P O Box 220, FIN 00531 Helsinki, Finland
    Alcohol Alcohol 37:573-6. 2002
  10. ncbi A nice try that fails: the Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care (SBU) evaluation of the effect of treatment of alcohol and drug problems: the epidemiologist's view
    Kari Poikolainen
    Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, PO Box 220, FIN 00531 Helsinki, Finland
    Alcohol Alcohol 37:416-8. 2002

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi Alcohol and the preventive paradox: serious harms and drinking patterns
    Kari Poikolainen
    Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, FIN 00531 Helsinki, Finland
    Addiction 102:571-8. 2007
    ..Evidence for the paradox has been criticized for being based on self-report. The aim was to examine whether the paradox also applies to deaths and hospital admissions...
  2. doi Risk factors for alcohol-specific hospitalizations and deaths: prospective cohort study
    Kari Poikolainen
    Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, FI 00271 Helsinki, Finland
    Alcohol Alcohol 46:342-8. 2011
    ..To study the risk factors for hospitalizations and deaths due to alcohol-specific diagnoses...
  3. ncbi Alcohol and coronary heart disease risk--is there an unknown confounder?
    Kari Poikolainen
    Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, Helsinki, Finland
    Addiction 100:1150-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate whether confounding by several known or suspected coronary heart disease risk factors are likely to explain the lower coronary heart disease risk among light alcohol drinkers compared with never-drinkers...
  4. ncbi Do the protective effects fade away?
    Kari Poikolainen
    Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, FIN 00531, Helsinki, Finland
    Addiction 102:1586-7. 2007
  5. pmc Magnesium treatment in alcoholics: a randomized clinical trial
    Kari Poikolainen
    Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, Helsinki, Finland
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 3:1. 2008
    ..Magnesium (Mg) deficiency is common among alcoholics. Earlier research suggests that Mg treatment may help to normalize elevated enzyme activities and some other clinically relevant parameters among alcoholics but the evidence is weak...
  6. ncbi The disulfiram-ethanol reaction (DER) experience
    Kari Poikolainen
    Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, PO Box 220, FIN 00531, Helsinki, Finland
    Addiction 99:26; author reply 27-8. 2004
  7. doi Subjective measures of binge drinking and alcohol-specific adverse health outcomes: a prospective cohort study
    Tapio Paljarvi
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, UK
    Addiction 107:323-30. 2012
    ..To determine the performance of subjectively defined intoxications, hangovers and alcohol-induced pass-outs in identifying drinkers at risk for adverse health outcomes...
  8. pmc Fear of nuclear war increases the risk of common mental disorders among young adults: a five-year follow-up study
    Kari Poikolainen
    Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, PO Box 220, FIN 00531 Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 4:42. 2004
    ..Evidence on the relation between fear of war and mental health is insufficient. We carried out a prospective cohort study to find out whether fear of nuclear war is related to increased risk of common mental disorders...
  9. ncbi Accuracy of quantity-frequency and graduated frequency questionnaires in measuring alcohol intake: comparison with daily diary and commonly used laboratory markers
    Kari Poikolainen
    Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, P O Box 220, FIN 00531 Helsinki, Finland
    Alcohol Alcohol 37:573-6. 2002
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  10. ncbi A nice try that fails: the Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care (SBU) evaluation of the effect of treatment of alcohol and drug problems: the epidemiologist's view
    Kari Poikolainen
    Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, PO Box 220, FIN 00531 Helsinki, Finland
    Alcohol Alcohol 37:416-8. 2002
    ..The main part aims to evaluate treatments on alcohol and other addictive substances by meta-analytical techniques...
  11. ncbi Alcohol sales and fatal alcohol poisonings: a time-series analysis
    Kari Poikolainen
    Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, Helsinki, Finland
    Addiction 97:1037-40. 2002
    ..To discover whether the number of fatal alcohol peaks during festivities characterized by unrestrained drinking and relates to sales of alcoholic beverages...