Louise Brådvik

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Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Long-term suicide risk of depression in the Lundby cohort 1947-1997--severity and gender
    L Bradvik
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Psychiatry, Lundby Study, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 117:185-91. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Depressive episodes with suicide attempts in severe depression: suicides and controls differ only in the later episodes of unipolar depression
    Louise Brådvik
    Department of Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University Hospital, Sweden
    Arch Suicide Res 14:363-7. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Mental disorders in suicide and undetermined death in the Lundby Study. The contribution of severe depression and alcohol dependence
    Louise Brådvik
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Psychiatry, The Lundby Study, Lund University Hospital, St Lars, Lund, Sweden
    Arch Suicide Res 14:266-75. 2010
  4. pmc Repetition and severity of suicide attempts across the life cycle: a comparison by age group between suicide victims and controls with severe depression
    Louise Brådvik
    Department of Clinical Sciences Lund, Division of Psychiatry, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 9:62. 2009
  5. pmc Number of addictive substances used related to increased risk of unnatural death: a combined medico-legal and case-record study
    Louise Brådvik
    Clinical Alcohol Research, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 9:48. 2009
  6. pmc Repetition of suicide attempts across episodes of severe depression. Behavioural sensitisation found in suicide group but not in controls
    Louise Brådvik
    Department of Clinical Sciences Lund, Division of Psychiatry, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 11:5. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Violent and nonviolent methods of suicide: different patterns may be found in men and women with severe depression
    Louise Brådvik
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Lund University Hospital, Sweden
    Arch Suicide Res 11:255-64. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Heroin addicts reporting previous heroin overdoses also report suicide attempts
    Louise Brådvik
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Division of Psychiatry, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:475-81. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Suicide in severe depression related to treatment: depressive characteristics and rate of antidepressant overdose
    Louise Brådvik
    Dept of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 255:245-50. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint A suicide peak after weekends and holidays in patients with alcohol dependence
    Louise Brådvik
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 33:186-91. 2003

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Long-term suicide risk of depression in the Lundby cohort 1947-1997--severity and gender
    L Bradvik
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Psychiatry, Lundby Study, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 117:185-91. 2008
    ..The long-term suicide risk of depression was evaluated in a community sample by severity and gender...
  2. doi request reprint Depressive episodes with suicide attempts in severe depression: suicides and controls differ only in the later episodes of unipolar depression
    Louise Brådvik
    Department of Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University Hospital, Sweden
    Arch Suicide Res 14:363-7. 2010
    ..This difference was found despite previously shown similar rates of adequate treatment and improvement. In conclusion, more depressive episodes including suicide attempts appeared to be related to suicide...
  3. doi request reprint Mental disorders in suicide and undetermined death in the Lundby Study. The contribution of severe depression and alcohol dependence
    Louise Brådvik
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Psychiatry, The Lundby Study, Lund University Hospital, St Lars, Lund, Sweden
    Arch Suicide Res 14:266-75. 2010
    ..Major depressive disorder with melancholic and/or psychotic features appears to be an important contributor to accomplished suicide in the depression group, and alcohol dependence appears to be related to undetermined death...
  4. pmc Repetition and severity of suicide attempts across the life cycle: a comparison by age group between suicide victims and controls with severe depression
    Louise Brådvik
    Department of Clinical Sciences Lund, Division of Psychiatry, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 9:62. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the reduced incidence for initial, repeated, or severe suicide attempts with age in suicide victims and controls by gender...
  5. pmc Number of addictive substances used related to increased risk of unnatural death: a combined medico-legal and case-record study
    Louise Brådvik
    Clinical Alcohol Research, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 9:48. 2009
    ..e. drug-related death by disease, fatal intoxications, or trauma (accidents, suicide, undetermined suicide, and homicide). The present study examined the relationship between multi-drug substance use and natural and unnatural death...
  6. pmc Repetition of suicide attempts across episodes of severe depression. Behavioural sensitisation found in suicide group but not in controls
    Louise Brådvik
    Department of Clinical Sciences Lund, Division of Psychiatry, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 11:5. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to test such a model by investigating the distribution of initial and repeated suicide attempts across the depressive episodes in suicides and controls with a unipolar severe depression...
  7. ncbi request reprint Violent and nonviolent methods of suicide: different patterns may be found in men and women with severe depression
    Louise Brådvik
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Lund University Hospital, Sweden
    Arch Suicide Res 11:255-64. 2007
    ..These different progressions may contribute to the expected finding that men used violent methods for completed suicide more often than women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Heroin addicts reporting previous heroin overdoses also report suicide attempts
    Louise Brådvik
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Division of Psychiatry, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:475-81. 2007
    ..Suicide attempts were significantly more common among those who had taken unintentional overdoses as compared with those who had never taken any overdose (p < 0.01). The more overdoses, the greater the risk of suicide attempt...
  9. ncbi request reprint Suicide in severe depression related to treatment: depressive characteristics and rate of antidepressant overdose
    Louise Brådvik
    Dept of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 255:245-50. 2005
    ..Psychomotor retardation was related to completed suicide after ECT. The estimated frequency of lethal intoxication with antidepressants was low: 3% of the suicides...
  10. ncbi request reprint A suicide peak after weekends and holidays in patients with alcohol dependence
    Louise Brådvik
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 33:186-91. 2003
    ..There was a suicide peak on the first two days after weekends and holidays in patients with alcohol dependence (p < .05). Alcohol withdrawal is proposed as a contributor to the suicide peak...
  11. ncbi request reprint Long-term treatment and suicidal behavior in severe depression: ECT and antidepressant pharmacotherapy may have different effects on the occurrence and seriousness of suicide attempts
    Louise Brådvik
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Division of Psychiatry, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Depress Anxiety 23:34-41. 2006
    ..The theory of a suicidal syndrome independent of depression seems supported. Continuation treatment after ECT is recommended...
  12. ncbi request reprint Seasonal distribution of suicide in alcoholism
    Louise Brådvik
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Lund University Hospital, Lund Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 106:299-302. 2002
    ..To investigate the seasonal distribution of suicide in alcohol dependence and to make a comparison with unnatural death in alcoholism and suicide in other diagnostic groups...
  13. doi request reprint Variables associated with repeated suicide attempt in a criminal justice population
    Anders Hakansson
    Clinical Alcohol Research, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, entrance 108, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 41:517-31. 2011
    ..In this setting, substance use complications and cognitive problems were connected to repetition and should be addressed in risk assessments...
  14. ncbi request reprint Suicide after suicide attempt in severe depression: a long-term follow-up
    Louise Brådvik
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 33:381-8. 2003
    ..Thus a slow suicidal process in the men with a severe depression and psychomotor retardation is proposed. Severity, repetition, and method of suicide attempt did not decrease the survival time...
  15. ncbi request reprint The occurrence of suicide in severe depression related to the months of the year and the days of the week
    Louise Brådvik
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Lund University Hospital, Sweden
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 252:28-32. 2002
    ..No correlation with the onset of depression could be detected. Furthermore, there was a preponderance of suicide on Sundays for both sexes (31 % of all suicides)...
  16. pmc Antidepressant therapy in severe depression may have different effects on ego-dystonic and ego-syntonic suicidal ideation
    Louise Brådvik
    Division of Psychiatry, Department of Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University Hospital, 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Depress Res Treat 2011:896395. 2011
    ..Ego-dystonic ideation is proposed to be related to depressive psychosis...