Anders Hjern

Summary

Affiliation: Centre for Health Equity Studies
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Educational achievement and vocational career in twins - a Swedish national cohort study
    Anders Hjern
    Centre for Health Equity Studies, Karolinska Institutet Stockholm University, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 101:591-6. 2012
  2. pmc East Africans in Sweden have a high risk for type 1 diabetes
    Anders Hjern
    Centre for Health Equity Studies, Karolinska Institutet Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetes Care 35:597-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Age assessment of young asylum seekers
    Anders Hjern
    Centre for Health Equity Studies, Karolinska Institutet Stockholm University, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 101:4-7. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Preterm birth, social disadvantage, and cognitive competence in Swedish 18- to 19-year-old men
    Cecilia Ekeus
    Department of Women and Children Health, Sachs Children s Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatrics 125:e67-73. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Preterm birth and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in schoolchildren
    Karolina Lindström
    Centre for Health Equity Studies, Karolinska Insitutet Stockholm University, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatrics 127:858-65. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in risk factors for suicide: findings from a Swedish national cohort study
    Annika von Borczyskowski
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Can J Psychiatry 55:108-11. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Psychiatric morbidity in adolescents and young adults born preterm: a Swedish national cohort study
    Karolina Lindström
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Education, Karolinska Institutet, Sodersjukhuset, Sachs Children s Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatrics 123:e47-53. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Short stature, smoking habits and birth outcome in international adoptees in Sweden
    Cecilia Ekeus
    Department of Woman and Child Health, Division of Reproductive and Perinatal Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:1309-14. 2008
  9. doi request reprint School performance and hospital admissions due to self-inflicted injury: a Swedish national cohort study
    Beata Jablonska
    Division of Applied Public Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 38:1334-41. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Epidural analgesia during labor among immigrant women in Sweden
    Cecilia Ekeus
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Division of Reproductive and Perinatal Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:243-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. doi request reprint Educational achievement and vocational career in twins - a Swedish national cohort study
    Anders Hjern
    Centre for Health Equity Studies, Karolinska Institutet Stockholm University, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 101:591-6. 2012
    ..To investigate how being born and raised as a twin is associated with IQ, educational achievement and vocational career...
  2. pmc East Africans in Sweden have a high risk for type 1 diabetes
    Anders Hjern
    Centre for Health Equity Studies, Karolinska Institutet Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetes Care 35:597-8. 2012
    ..To investigate the prevalence of type 1 diabetes in children with an origin in Sub-Saharan Africa in Sweden...
  3. doi request reprint Age assessment of young asylum seekers
    Anders Hjern
    Centre for Health Equity Studies, Karolinska Institutet Stockholm University, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 101:4-7. 2012
    ..Medical participation, as well as non-participation, in these dubious decisions raises a number of ethical questions...
  4. doi request reprint Preterm birth, social disadvantage, and cognitive competence in Swedish 18- to 19-year-old men
    Cecilia Ekeus
    Department of Women and Children Health, Sachs Children s Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatrics 125:e67-73. 2010
    ..The aim was to study the impact of a range of gestational ages (GAs) on cognitive competence in late adolescence and how this effect is modified by contextual social adversity in childhood...
  5. doi request reprint Preterm birth and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in schoolchildren
    Karolina Lindström
    Centre for Health Equity Studies, Karolinska Insitutet Stockholm University, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatrics 127:858-65. 2011
    ..In this study we analyzed the effect of moderate as well as extreme preterm birth on the risk for ADHD in school age, taking into account genetic, perinatal, and socioeconomic confounders...
  6. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in risk factors for suicide: findings from a Swedish national cohort study
    Annika von Borczyskowski
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Can J Psychiatry 55:108-11. 2010
    ..To investigate whether childhood sociodemographic factors and parental psychopathology affect suicide risk differently in men and women...
  7. doi request reprint Psychiatric morbidity in adolescents and young adults born preterm: a Swedish national cohort study
    Karolina Lindström
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Education, Karolinska Institutet, Sodersjukhuset, Sachs Children s Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatrics 123:e47-53. 2009
    ..Previous studies have reported increased levels of neurologic and cognitive disabilities in these children. In this study, we analyzed the effect of having been born preterm on psychiatric morbidity...
  8. doi request reprint Short stature, smoking habits and birth outcome in international adoptees in Sweden
    Cecilia Ekeus
    Department of Woman and Child Health, Division of Reproductive and Perinatal Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:1309-14. 2008
    ..To investigate short stature and smoking habits as risk factors for birth outcome in international adoptees in comparison with non-adopted mothers...
  9. doi request reprint School performance and hospital admissions due to self-inflicted injury: a Swedish national cohort study
    Beata Jablonska
    Division of Applied Public Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 38:1334-41. 2009
    ..Education is the most influential societal determinant of living conditions in young people after early childhood. This study tested the hypothesis that school performance predicts self-inflicted injury...
  10. doi request reprint Epidural analgesia during labor among immigrant women in Sweden
    Cecilia Ekeus
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Division of Reproductive and Perinatal Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:243-9. 2010
    ..To investigate differences in the use of epidural analgesia (EDA) during labor between native Swedish and immigrant women and whether such possible differences could be explained by other maternal factors or birthweight...
  11. ncbi request reprint Parental country of birth is a major determinant of childhood type 1 diabetes in Sweden
    Anders Hjern
    Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatr Diabetes 9:35-9. 2008
    ..To test the hypothesis that the risk of childhood diabetes type 1 increases with migration from a low to a high incidence region...
  12. pmc Perinatal complications and socio-economic differences in cerebral palsy in Sweden - a national cohort study
    Anders Hjern
    Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Pediatr 8:49. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association of socio-economic indicators with cerebral palsy (CP) and the role of perinatal health as mediator of this association...
  13. pmc A national cohort study of parental socioeconomic status and non-fatal suicidal behaviour--the mediating role of school performance
    Beata Jablonska
    Division of Applied Public Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 12:17. 2012
    ..The present study investigated whether school performance was a mediating and/or moderating factor in the path between parental socioeconomic status and the risk of hospital admission for non-fatal suicidal behaviour...
  14. ncbi request reprint Anorexia nervosa in young men: A cohort study
    Frank Lindblad
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Eat Disord 39:662-6. 2006
    ..The current study investigates the background and outcome of anorexia nervosa (AN) in young men...
  15. ncbi request reprint Illicit drug abuse in second-generation immigrants: a register study in a national cohort of Swedish residents
    Anders Hjern
    Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 32:40-6. 2004
    ..This study investigates ethnic and socioeconomic risk factors for hospital admissions related to illicit drug abuse in second-generation immigrants in Sweden...
  16. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of childhood cancer survivors in Sweden: a population-based study of education, employment, and income
    Krister K Boman
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer 116:1385-91. 2010
    ..The effects of childhood cancer on educational attainment, employment, and income in adulthood in a Swedish setting were studied...
  17. ncbi request reprint Suicide attempts and severe psychiatric morbidity among former child welfare clients--a national cohort study
    Bo Vinnerljung
    Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:723-33. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Preterm infants as young adults: a Swedish national cohort study
    Karolina Lindström
    Karolinska Institute, Department of Clinical Sciences and Education, Sachs Children s Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatrics 120:70-7. 2007
    ..Increasing numbers of infants born preterm survive into adulthood. In this study, we analyzed the effect of having been born preterm on disability and vocational success in young adults...
  19. pmc Multi-exposure and clustering of adverse childhood experiences, socioeconomic differences and psychotropic medication in young adults
    Emma Bjorkenstam
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e53551. 2013
    ..Stressful childhood experiences have negative long-term health consequences. The present study examines the association between adverse childhood experiences, socioeconomic position, and risk of psychotropic medication in young adulthood...
  20. doi request reprint School grades, parental education and suicide--a national register-based cohort study
    Charlotte Björkenstam
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:993-8. 2011
    ..To investigate whether school performance is a risk factor for suicide death later in life and, if so, to what extent this is explained by intergenerational effects of parental education...
  21. ncbi request reprint Suicidal behaviour in national and international adult adoptees: a Swedish cohort study
    Annika von Borczyskowski
    Dept of Public Health Sciences, Division of Psychosocial Factors and Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:95-102. 2006
    ..Previous studies have shown an elevated risk for suicidal behaviour in adolescent and young adult international adoptees. Comparisons between national and international adoptees in this respect have been inconclusive...
  22. doi request reprint Stillbirth among foreign-born women in Sweden
    Cecilia Ekeus
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Division of Reproductive and Perinatal Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 21:788-92. 2011
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  23. doi request reprint Social risk or genetic liability for psychosis? A study of children born in Sweden and reared by adoptive parents
    Susanne Wicks
    Division of Public Health Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet Norrbacka, Floor 7, 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Psychiatry 167:1240-6. 2010
    ..Since social conditions in childhood are closely related to parental psychiatric illness, there is a need to disentangle how genes and social environmental factors interact...
  24. ncbi request reprint Alcohol-related disorders in first- and second-generation immigrants in Sweden: a national cohort study
    Anders Hjern
    Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 99:229-36. 2004
    ..The risk of alcohol-related disorders in first- and second-generation immigrants in Sweden were investigated and compared with the Swedish majority population to assess how alcohol habits are modified over generations in a new society...
  25. doi request reprint Bullying and attention-deficit- hyperactivity disorder in 10-year-olds in a Swedish community
    Kirsten Holmberg
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University and Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Dev Med Child Neurol 50:134-8. 2008
    ..Evaluation and treatment strategies for ADHD need to include assessment and effective interventions for bullying. Evaluation of ADHD should be considered in children involved in bullying...
  26. doi request reprint The need for epidural analgesia is related to birthweight - a population-based register study
    Cecilia Ekeus
    Department of Woman and Child Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:397-401. 2009
    ..To investigate the relation between use of epidural analgesia (EDA) and maternal and fetal characteristics...
  27. ncbi request reprint Mortality, severe morbidity, and injury in children living with single parents in Sweden: a population-based study
    Gunilla Ringbäck Weitoft
    Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 361:289-95. 2003
    ..We aimed to investigate differences in mortality, severe morbidity, and injury between children living in households with one adult and those living in households with two adults...
  28. doi request reprint Stressor, perceived stress and recurrent pain in Swedish schoolchildren
    Gösta Alfvén
    CLINTEC Departement, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Psychosom Res 65:381-7. 2008
    ..We have also studied possible gender differences...
  29. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for anorexia nervosa: a national cohort study
    Lene Lindberg
    Unit of Mental Health, Stockholm Center of Public Health, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Eat Disord 34:397-408. 2003
    ..To identify possible risk factors for anorexia nervosa through national registers...
  30. ncbi request reprint Suicide in first- and second-generation immigrants in Sweden: a comparative study
    Anders Hjern
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:423-9. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate rates of suicide death in second-generation immigrants and intercountry adoptees in comparison with their parental generation and the majority population...
  31. ncbi request reprint Chapter 5.8: major public health problems - allergic disorders
    Anders Hjern
    Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 67:125-31. 2006
  32. ncbi request reprint Chapter 7: children's and young people's health
    Anders Hjern
    Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 67:165-83. 2006
  33. ncbi request reprint Living conditions and psychosomatic complaints in Swedish schoolchildren
    Viveca Ostberg
    Centre for Health Equity Studies, CHESS, Stockholm University Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, and Department of Clinical Sciences, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 95:929-34. 2006
    ..The proportion of Swedish schoolchildren that reports psychosomatic complaints has increased during recent decades, parallel to major structural changes in Swedish society...
  34. doi request reprint Childhood socio-economic status, school failure and drug abuse: a Swedish national cohort study
    Karl Gauffin
    Centre for Health Equity Studies, Karolinska Institutet Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 108:1441-9. 2013
    ..To investigate whether socio-economic status (SES) in childhood and school failure at 15 years of age predict illicit drug abuse in youth and young adulthood...
  35. ncbi request reprint Suicide, psychiatric illness, and social maladjustment in intercountry adoptees in Sweden: a cohort study
    Anders Hjern
    Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 360:443-8. 2002
    ..We aimed to assess mental health disorders and social maladjustment in adolescence and young adulthood in intercountry adoptees in Sweden...