Anders Hjern

Summary

Affiliation: Centre for Epidemiology
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Social adversity contributes to high morbidity in psychoses in immigrants--a national cohort study in two generations of Swedish residents
    A Hjern
    Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Psychol Med 34:1025-33. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint [Swedish study of home accidents: children with young mothers and children in families on welfare are at greater risk]
    Anders Hjern
    enheten för pediatrik, Institutionen för klinisk vetenskap, Huddinge Universitetssjukhus och Epidemiologiskt centrum, Socialstyrelsen, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 99:628-9, 632-3, 636. 2002
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Healthcare for children in foster and residential care
    A Hjern
    Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 91:1153-4. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Migrant children--a challenge for European paediatricians
    A Hjern
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 93:1535-9. 2004
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc Avoidable mortality among child welfare recipients and intercountry adoptees: a national cohort study
    A Hjern
    Centre for Epidemiology, Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, 106 30 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:412-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in use of medical care and antibiotics among schoolchildren in Sweden
    A Hjern
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 11:280-3. 2001

Detail Information

Publications70

  1. ncbi request reprint Social adversity contributes to high morbidity in psychoses in immigrants--a national cohort study in two generations of Swedish residents
    A Hjern
    Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Psychol Med 34:1025-33. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to compare rates of schizophrenia and other psychoses in immigrants and their children of different ethnic groups with the majority population in Sweden in relation to social adversity...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Swedish study of home accidents: children with young mothers and children in families on welfare are at greater risk]
    Anders Hjern
    enheten för pediatrik, Institutionen för klinisk vetenskap, Huddinge Universitetssjukhus och Epidemiologiskt centrum, Socialstyrelsen, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 99:628-9, 632-3, 636. 2002
    ..The relative risk for poisonings, scald injuries and ingestion of foreign objects respectively was found to be correlated to quite specific ages, a finding which should be used in timing of parent counseling...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Healthcare for children in foster and residential care
    A Hjern
    Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 91:1153-4. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Migrant children--a challenge for European paediatricians
    A Hjern
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 93:1535-9. 2004
    ..Paediatricians struggle to find solutions to their needs of health and medical care within different societal and political contexts on a common platform of children's rights and medical ethics...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Avoidable mortality among child welfare recipients and intercountry adoptees: a national cohort study
    A Hjern
    Centre for Epidemiology, Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, 106 30 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:412-7. 2004
    ..To compare rates of avoidable mortality in adolescence in child welfare recipients and intercountry adoptees with the general population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in use of medical care and antibiotics among schoolchildren in Sweden
    A Hjern
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 11:280-3. 2001
    ..This paper describes socioeconomic patterns of physical morbidity and use of medical care and antibiotics in schoolchildren in Sweden...
  11. ncbi request reprint Does tobacco smoke prevent atopic disorders? A study of two generations of Swedish residents
    A Hjern
    Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Exp Allergy 31:908-14. 2001
    ..Earlier studies have given conflicting results regarding the effect of exposure to tobacco smoke on atopic sensibilization...
  12. ncbi request reprint Is there equity in access to health services for ethnic minorities in Sweden?
    A Hjern
    Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, 106 30 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 11:147-52. 2001
    ..This paper addresses the extent to which equity of treatment according to need, as defined by self-reported health status, is received by members of ethnic minorities in Swedish health services...
  13. ncbi request reprint Age at adoption, ethnicity and atopic disorder: a study of internationally adopted young men in Sweden
    A Hjern
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Instituet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 10:101-6. 1999
    ..3 and 1.7. This study demonstrates that the environment during the first 6 years of life has a profound influence on the risk of suffering from atopic disorders as young adults...
  14. ncbi request reprint Social adversity, migration and hospital admissions for childhood asthma in Sweden
    A Hjern
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 88:1107-12. 1999
    ..2-0.6). This probably indicates a lower prevalence of asthma in these ethnic groups. Further studies are needed to identify factors that can explain these ethnic differences in childhood asthma...
  15. ncbi request reprint Migration and atopic disorder in Swedish conscripts
    A Hjern
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, and Center for Epidemiology, Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 10:209-15. 1999
    ..43 (0.34-0.56) and that for allergic rhinitis was 0.84 (0.76-0.93). This study demonstrates that factors related to migration and ethnicity are important determinants of atopic disorder among Swedish conscripts...
  16. ncbi request reprint Lower respiratory tract infections in an ethnic and social context
    A Hjern
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 14:53-60. 2000
    ..It is concluded that family size and smoking during pregnancy are important mediators of the risk for LRI related to social adversity and ethnicity in Swedish children below 2 years of age...
  17. ncbi request reprint Dental health and access to dental care for ethnic minorities in Sweden
    A Hjern
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
    Ethn Health 5:23-32. 2000
    ..To describe access to dental care in a population-based sample of foreign-born Swedish residents in relation to dental health...
  18. ncbi request reprint Organized violence and mental health of refugee children in exile: a six-year follow-up
    A Hjern
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 89:722-7. 2000
    ..Recent stress in the family sphere and exposure to acts of organized violence in the country of origin are identified as the major determinants of poor mental health...
  19. ncbi request reprint Socio-demographic risk factors for home-type injuries in Swedish infants and toddlers
    A Hjern
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 90:61-8. 2001
    ..3 (1.2-1.4), drug poisoning; OR 1.8 (1.7-2.0), non-drug poisoning; OR 1.4 (1.3-15) and scald injuries; OR 1.1 (1.1-1.5), while injuries with ingestion/intrusion of foreign objects tended to vary little with socio-economic indicators...
  20. ncbi request reprint High use of sedatives and hypnotics in ethnic minorities in Sweden
    A Hjern
    Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ethn Health 6:5-11. 2001
    ..To study use of analgesics, and psychotropic drugs in relation to health indicators in four ethnic minorities in Sweden in comparison with Swedish-born...
  21. ncbi request reprint Social inequality in oral health and use of dental care in Sweden
    A Hjern
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Huddinge University Hospital, Karonlinska Institutet, Sweden
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 29:167-74. 2001
    ..To describe oral health and use of dental care in relation to socio-economic determinants over time in Sweden...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Intercountry adopted children as young adults--a Swedish cohort study
    Frank Lindblad
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Swedish National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health, Stockholm
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 73:190-202. 2003
    ..Adoptees more often had psychiatric problems and were longtime recipients of social welfare. Level of education was on par with that of the general population but lower when adjusted for socioeconomic status...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Improved survival in adolescent patients with anorexia nervosa: a comparison of two Swedish national cohorts of female inpatients
    Frank Lindblad
    Division of Psychosocial Factors and Health, Karolinska Institutet, Box 220, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1433-5. 2006
    ..The authors examined two cohorts of female inpatients with anorexia nervosa a decade apart to determine whether there had been any changes in terms of survival...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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
    ....
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint Health and social outcomes among children in low-income families and families receiving social assistance--a Swedish national cohort study
    Gunilla Ringbäck Weitoft
    Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Rålambsvägen 3, SE 106 30 Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 66:14-30. 2008
    ..A policy whereby children and parents receiving long-term assistance are offered access to evidence-based prevention programs in the areas of health, education and skills training appears to be important...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric morbidity is related to parental age: a national cohort study
    Cecilia Ekeus
    Department of Woman and Child Health, Division of Reproductive and Perinatal Health Care, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
    Psychol Med 36:269-76. 2006
    ..The psychiatric consequences of this demographic change are insufficiently described on a population level. This study aimed to investigate whether parental age at childbearing is related to psychiatric morbidity among Swedish youths...
  39. 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...
  40. pmc Unintentional and violent injuries among pre-school children of teenage mothers in Sweden: a national cohort study
    Cecilia Ekeus
    Department of Public Health Sciences, IHCAR, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:680-5. 2004
    ..This study investigates the risk and mediating mechanisms of unintentional and violent injuries in pre-school children of teenage mothers...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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
    ....
  46. 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...
  47. ncbi request reprint A population-based study on the incidence and possible pre- and perinatal etiologic risk factors of biliary atresia
    Bjorn Fischler
    Department of Pediatrics, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Pediatr 141:217-22. 2002
    ..To study the incidence, etiologic risk factors, and outcome of biliary atresia...
  48. 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...
  49. 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
  50. 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...
  51. doi request reprint Regional, socioeconomic and urban-rural disparities in child and adolescent obesity in China: a multilevel analysis
    Tian Jiao Chen
    Institute of Child and Adolescent Health, School of Public Health, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Acta Paediatr 100:1583-9. 2011
    ..To study socio-demographic patterns of obesity in Chinese children and adolescents...
  52. ncbi request reprint Outcome and prognostic factors for adolescent female in-patients with anorexia nervosa: 9- to 14-year follow-up
    Anders Hjern
    National Board of Health and Welfare, 106 30 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Psychiatry 189:428-32. 2006
    ..Earlier studies have indicated poor long-term outcomes for patients with anorexia nervosa...
  53. ncbi request reprint Mortality, severe morbidity and injury among long-term lone mothers in Sweden
    Gunilla Ringbäck Weitoft
    Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 31:573-80. 2002
    ..Our aim was to examine differences in mortality, severe morbidity and injury between lone mothers and mothers living with partners, on the assumption that the disadvantaged socioeconomic circumstances contribute to poor health...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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
  57. ncbi request reprint Disability in adult survivors of childhood cancer: a Swedish national cohort study
    Anders Hjern
    Karolinska Institutet, Childhood Cancer Research Unit, Astrid Lindgren Children s Hospital Q6 05, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Oncol 25:5262-6. 2007
    ..We studied the effects of childhood or adolescent cancer and cancer treatment on disability as indicated by persistent aid needs in adult life...
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. ncbi request reprint Health complaints in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Kirsten Holmberg
    Department of Woman and Child Health, Neuropaediatric Unit, Karolinska Institute, Astrid Lindgren Children Hospital, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 95:664-70. 2006
    ..To assess recurrent subjective health complaints in Swedish schoolchildren with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...
  61. doi request reprint Being born in Sweden increases the risk for type 1 diabetes - a study of migration of children to Sweden as a natural experiment
    Ulf Soderstrom
    School of Health and Medical Sciences, Orebro University, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 101:73-7. 2012
    ..To investigate whether the age of first exposure to a high-incidence country like Sweden determines the risk of T1DM in children with an origin in a low incidence region of the world...
  62. ncbi request reprint [Psychosocial and social problems among international adoptees. Increased risk of suicide, substance abuse and grave criminal offences]
    Frank Lindblad
    Epidemiologiskt centrum EpC, Socialstyrelsen och Barnens sjukhus, Huddinge Universitessjukhus
    Lakartidningen 100:707-9. 2003
  63. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, asthma and allergic rhinoconjunctivitis in Swedish conscripts-a national cohort study over three decades
    Lennart Bråbäck
    Department of Public Health and Research, Sundsvall Hospital, Sweden
    Respir Med 99:1010-4. 2005
    ..Underweight was associated with a slightly increased risk for all three conditions. The increased risk of asthma in young Swedish men with obesity has remained unchanged over a period of three decades...
  64. ncbi request reprint Social adversity in childhood and the risk of developing psychosis: a national cohort study
    Susanne Wicks
    Unit of Epidemiology, Stockholm Centre for Public Health, Norrbacka, Floor 5, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1652-7. 2005
    ..Previous studies have had inadequate designs. The aim of the present study was to describe a broad range of social factors during childhood and the risk of developing psychosis later in life in a national cohort...
  65. ncbi request reprint [New legislation is against human rights and medical ethics: Health services for asylum seeking people]
    Henry Ascher
    Nordiska högskolan för folkhälsovetenskap och Drottning Silvias barn och ungdomssjukhus, Goteborg
    Lakartidningen 102:2676, 2679. 2005
  66. pmc Are there differences in birth weight between neighbourhoods in a Nordic welfare state?
    Eva Sellstrom
    Department of Health Sciences, MidSweden University, S 831 25 Ostersund, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 7:267. 2007
    ..Birth weight is a health indicator known to be sensitive to political and welfare state conditions. No former studies on urban neighbourhood differences regarding mean birth weight have been carried out in a Nordic country...
  67. ncbi request reprint Intercountry adoptees in out-of-home care: a national cohort study
    Anna Elmund
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, University Hospital, 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 96:437-42. 2007
    ..To investigate risks of placements in out-of-home care for non-European adoptees...
  68. ncbi request reprint The neighbourhood they live in: does it matter to women's smoking habits during pregnancy?
    Eva Sellstrom
    Department of Health Sciences, MidSweden University, Campus Ostersund, 831 25, Ostersund, Sweden
    Health Place 14:155-66. 2008
    ..Health education and smoking cessation interventions should be directed at maternity care units in deprived neighbourhoods...
  69. ncbi request reprint School stressors, psychological complaints and psychosomatic pain
    Anders Hjern
    Department of Children s and Women s Health, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 97:112-7. 2008
    ..In this study we investigated these symptoms in relation to potential stressors in the school environment...
  70. ncbi request reprint [Can child homicides be prevented? New law concerning child fatality review proposed to be instituted in July]
    Staffan Janson
    Folkhälsovetenskap, Karlstads universitet
    Lakartidningen 104:776-8, 780-1. 2007