Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
- Obstetric complications and the risk of schizophrenia: a longitudinal study of a national birth cohortC Dalman
Stockholm County Child and Adolescent Public Health Unit, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden
Arch Gen Psychiatry 56:234-40. 1999..Numerous epidemiological studies found an increased risk of schizophrenia among persons exposed to various obstetric complications. The underlying mechanisms are unknown...
- Signs of asphyxia at birth and risk of schizophrenia. Population-based case-control studyC Dalman
Community Medicine, Unit for Psychosis Research, PO Box 175 33, S 118 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Br J Psychiatry 179:403-8. 2001..Previous research has found an association between obstetric complications and schizophrenia, but in many studies the sample size was limited, and no assessment of specific exposures was possible...
- Paternal age and schizophrenia: further support for an associationChristina Dalman
Psychiatric Epidemiology PEP, Stockholm Centre of Public Health, Sweden
Am J Psychiatry 159:1591-2. 2002..De novo mutations arising in paternal germ cells have been suggested as the underlying mechanism...
- Young cases of schizophrenia identified in a national inpatient register--are the diagnoses valid?Ch Dalman
Psychiatric Epidemiology PEP, Stockholm Centre of Public Health, Box 175 33, 11891 Stockholm, Sweden
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:527-31. 2002..We also wanted to describe the accuracy of the diagnoses in cities/university clinics and country hospitals as well as in child and adolescent psychiatric clinics and clinics for adults...
- [Obstetric complications and risk of schizophrenia. An association appears undisputed, yet mechanisms are still unknown]Christina Dalman
Lakartidningen 100:1974-9. 2003..To further understand how the factors are related, the statistical models in epidemiological research have to be improved and co-operation with other disciplines such as neuropathology and genetics is a necessity...
- [Personnel density in child day care centers--the number of children per employee has been reduced]Christina Dalman
Lakartidningen 101:2026-7. 2004
- Risk of schizophrenia and other non-affective psychosis among individuals exposed to head injury: case control studyGlynn Harrison
Academic Unit of Psychiatry, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Bristol BS6 6JL, United Kingdom
Schizophr Res 88:119-26. 2006..Further research is needed to clarify the potential roles of social and biological intermediary factors...
- Social adversity in childhood and the risk of developing psychosis: a national cohort studySusanne 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...
- Infections in the CNS during childhood and the risk of subsequent psychotic illness: a cohort study of more than one million Swedish subjectsChristina Dalman
Department of Psychiatric Epidemiology, EPI Karolinska Institutet, Norrbacka pl 5, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
Am J Psychiatry 165:59-65. 2008..The present study aims to investigate whether there is an increased risk of schizophrenia and other nonaffective psychoses associated with viral or bacterial CNS infections during childhood and, if so, which specific agents are involved...
- Paternal age and risk for schizophreniaStanley Zammit
Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
Br J Psychiatry 183:405-8. 2003....
- A longitudinal study of premorbid IQ Score and risk of developing schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, severe depression, and other nonaffective psychosesStanley Zammit
Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, Wales
Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:354-60. 2004..To our knowledge, there are no prior population-based, longitudinal studies of premorbid IQ score and risk of developing severe depression requiring hospital admission...
- [The connection famine--schizophrenia. The unborn child's risk of disease is doubled when the mother is starving]Peter Allebeck
Lakartidningen 103:123-4. 2006
- Investigating the association between cigarette smoking and schizophrenia in a cohort studyStanley Zammit
Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XN, UK
Am J Psychiatry 160:2216-21. 2003..Here, the authors investigated whether cigarette smoking alters the risk of subsequently developing schizophrenia. No longitudinal studies have previously examined this relationship...