G Isacsson

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Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological data suggest antidepressants reduce suicide risk among depressives
    G Isacsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Family Medicine, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden
    J Affect Disord 41:1-8. 1996
  2. ncbi request reprint Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors have broadened the utilisation of antidepressant treatment in accordance with recommendations. Findings from a Swedish prescription database
    G Isacsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Family Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden
    J Affect Disord 53:15-22. 1999
  3. doi request reprint Decrease in suicide among the individuals treated with antidepressants: a controlled study of antidepressants in suicide, Sweden 1995-2005
    G Isacsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 120:37-44. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychotropics and suicide prevention. Implications from toxicological screening of 5281 suicides in Sweden 1992-1994
    G Isacsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Family Medicine, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden
    Br J Psychiatry 174:259-65. 1999
  5. doi request reprint Antidepressant medication prevents suicide in depression
    G Isacsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 122:454-60. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased antidepressant use and fewer suicides in Jämtland county, Sweden, after a primary care educational programme on the treatment of depression
    S Henriksson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 114:159-67. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Suicides are seldom prescribed antidepressants: findings from a prospective prescription database in Jämtland county, Sweden, 1985-95
    S Henriksson
    Neurotec, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Huddinge, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 103:301-6. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Infrequent use of antidepressants in depressed individuals (an interview and prescription database study in a defined Swedish population 2001-2002)
    S Henriksson
    Karolinska Institute, Clinical Neuroscience, Section Psychiatry, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Sweden
    Eur Psychiatry 21:355-60. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants and the risk of suicide: a controlled forensic database study of 14,857 suicides
    G Isacsson
    Neurotec, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 111:286-90. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Randomized clinical trials underestimate the efficacy of antidepressants in less severe depression
    G Isacsson
    Division of Psychiatry, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 125:453-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological data suggest antidepressants reduce suicide risk among depressives
    G Isacsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Family Medicine, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden
    J Affect Disord 41:1-8. 1996
    ..Effective suicide prevention strategies should include intensive efforts to recognize and treat more depressed people...
  2. ncbi request reprint Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors have broadened the utilisation of antidepressant treatment in accordance with recommendations. Findings from a Swedish prescription database
    G Isacsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Family Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden
    J Affect Disord 53:15-22. 1999
    ..With the advent of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), the use of antidepressants has increased drastically in Sweden. The use of tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) has, however, decreased...
  3. doi request reprint Decrease in suicide among the individuals treated with antidepressants: a controlled study of antidepressants in suicide, Sweden 1995-2005
    G Isacsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 120:37-44. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to test on the individual level the hypothesis that treatment with antidepressant medication has been a substantially contributing cause of the decrease in suicide...
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychotropics and suicide prevention. Implications from toxicological screening of 5281 suicides in Sweden 1992-1994
    G Isacsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Family Medicine, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden
    Br J Psychiatry 174:259-65. 1999
    ..Systematic clinical investigations of consecutive suicides have found psychiatric disorders in 90-95% of subjects (depressive disorder 30-87%)...
  5. doi request reprint Antidepressant medication prevents suicide in depression
    G Isacsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 122:454-60. 2010
    ..Ecological studies have demonstrated a substantial decrease in suicide in parallel with an increasing use of antidepressants. To investigate on the individual level the hypothesis that antidepressant medication was a causal factor...
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased antidepressant use and fewer suicides in Jämtland county, Sweden, after a primary care educational programme on the treatment of depression
    S Henriksson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 114:159-67. 2006
    ..To consider and evaluate a continuing medical education programme for general practitioners (GPs) on depression in Jämtland county, Sweden, inspired by the Gotland study...
  7. ncbi request reprint Suicides are seldom prescribed antidepressants: findings from a prospective prescription database in Jämtland county, Sweden, 1985-95
    S Henriksson
    Neurotec, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Huddinge, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 103:301-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: There is a frequent use of psychotropics and psychiatric care among suicides; however, few used antidepressants and complied. Many suicides are still misdiagnosed and are not adequately treated...
  8. ncbi request reprint Infrequent use of antidepressants in depressed individuals (an interview and prescription database study in a defined Swedish population 2001-2002)
    S Henriksson
    Karolinska Institute, Clinical Neuroscience, Section Psychiatry, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Sweden
    Eur Psychiatry 21:355-60. 2006
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  9. ncbi request reprint Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants and the risk of suicide: a controlled forensic database study of 14,857 suicides
    G Isacsson
    Neurotec, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 111:286-90. 2005
    ..To test the hypothesis that selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants may have a suicide emergent effect, particularly in children and adolescents...
  10. doi request reprint Randomized clinical trials underestimate the efficacy of antidepressants in less severe depression
    G Isacsson
    Division of Psychiatry, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 125:453-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to reanalyze the same data in order to investigate whether the meta-analysis could be biased from the shortcomings of the rating scale used, the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HDRS)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Nocturia and depression
    R Asplund
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    BJU Int 93:1253-6. 2004
    ..To assess the possible relationship between major depression (MD) and nocturia...
  12. doi request reprint Antidepressants and the risk of suicide in young persons--prescription trends and toxicological analyses
    G Isacsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, Psychiatry Southwest, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 129:296-302. 2014
    ..To assess trends in the use of antidepressants among young suicides after the warning that these drugs might increase the risk of suicide...
  13. ncbi request reprint Indications for and outcome of antidepressant medication in a general population: a prescription database and medical record study, in Jämtland county, Sweden, 1995
    S Henriksson
    Neurotec, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, S 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 108:427-31. 2003
    ....