Yvonne Forsell

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Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi request reprint FitForLife: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Yvonne Forsell
    Division of Epidemiology and Public Health Intervention Research EPHIR, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Solna, 171 77, Sweden
    Trials 16:553. 2015
  2. pmc Stability and change in alcohol habits of different socio-demographic subgroups--a cohort study
    Lovisa Sydén
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Widerströmska huset, Floor 8, Tomtebodav, 18 a, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 14:525. 2014
  3. pmc Prevalence and associated factors of depressive and anxiety symptoms during pregnancy: a population based study in rural Bangladesh
    Hashima E Nasreen
    Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Womens Health 11:22. 2011
  4. pmc Low birth weight in offspring of women with depressive and anxiety symptoms during pregnancy: results from a population based study in Bangladesh
    Hashima E Nasreen
    Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 10:515. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint A three-year follow-up of major depression, dysthymia, minor depression and subsyndromal depression: results from a population-based study
    Yvonne Forsell
    Institution of Public Health, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Depress Anxiety 24:62-5. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Non-participation in the second wave of the PART study on mental disorder and its effects on risk estimates
    Peter Bergman
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 56:119-32. 2010
  7. doi request reprint PreproNPY Pro7 protects against depression despite exposure to environmental risk factors
    Louise K Sjöholm
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Affect Disord 118:124-30. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Variations in FKBP5 and BDNF genes are suggestively associated with depression in a Swedish population-based cohort
    Catharina Lavebratt
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Affect Disord 125:249-55. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and social functioning in recovery from depression: results from a population-based three-year follow-up
    Eija Airaksinen
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Affect Disord 96:107-10. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Genetic and epigenetic associations of MAOA and NR3C1 with depression and childhood adversities
    Philippe A Melas
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Neurogenetics Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 16:1513-28. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint FitForLife: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Yvonne Forsell
    Division of Epidemiology and Public Health Intervention Research EPHIR, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Solna, 171 77, Sweden
    Trials 16:553. 2015
    ..Regular exercise has mood enhancing and anxiolytic effects that could benefit this patient group. To date, few studies have examined the effects of prescribed exercise on autonomy, health and cognitive functioning in psychosis...
  2. pmc Stability and change in alcohol habits of different socio-demographic subgroups--a cohort study
    Lovisa Sydén
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Widerströmska huset, Floor 8, Tomtebodav, 18 a, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 14:525. 2014
    ..The aim was to study stability and change in alcohol habits by sex, age, and socio-economic position (SEP)...
  3. pmc Prevalence and associated factors of depressive and anxiety symptoms during pregnancy: a population based study in rural Bangladesh
    Hashima E Nasreen
    Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Womens Health 11:22. 2011
    ..This study aims to estimate the prevalence of depressive and anxiety symptoms and explore the associated factors in a cross-section of rural Bangladeshi pregnant women...
  4. pmc Low birth weight in offspring of women with depressive and anxiety symptoms during pregnancy: results from a population based study in Bangladesh
    Hashima E Nasreen
    Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 10:515. 2010
    ..This study aims to investigate the independent effect of maternal antepartum depressive and anxiety symptoms on infant LBW among women in a rural district of Bangladesh...
  5. ncbi request reprint A three-year follow-up of major depression, dysthymia, minor depression and subsyndromal depression: results from a population-based study
    Yvonne Forsell
    Institution of Public Health, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Depress Anxiety 24:62-5. 2007
    ..The 3-year prognosis was severe in half of the affected persons in all three diagnostic depression categories...
  6. doi request reprint Non-participation in the second wave of the PART study on mental disorder and its effects on risk estimates
    Peter Bergman
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 56:119-32. 2010
    ..In epidemiological studies, analyses are needed to investigate the consequences of non-response...
  7. doi request reprint PreproNPY Pro7 protects against depression despite exposure to environmental risk factors
    Louise K Sjöholm
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Affect Disord 118:124-30. 2009
    ..Agren H., 2004. Decreased cerebrospinal fluid neuropeptide Y (NPY) in patients with treatment refractory unipolar major depression: preliminary evidence for association with preproNPY gene polymorphism. J. Psychiatr. Res. 38, 113-121)...
  8. doi request reprint Variations in FKBP5 and BDNF genes are suggestively associated with depression in a Swedish population-based cohort
    Catharina Lavebratt
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Affect Disord 125:249-55. 2010
    ..Genetic variations in FKBP5, BDNF, P2RX7 and CACNA1 are current candidates for involvement in depression...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and social functioning in recovery from depression: results from a population-based three-year follow-up
    Eija Airaksinen
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Affect Disord 96:107-10. 2006
    ..This study prospectively examined cognitive and social functioning in recovery from depression using participants sampled from the general population...
  10. doi request reprint Genetic and epigenetic associations of MAOA and NR3C1 with depression and childhood adversities
    Philippe A Melas
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Neurogenetics Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 16:1513-28. 2013
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  11. doi request reprint Gender differences in the prediction of 5-year outcome in first episode psychosis
    Maria Mattsson
    Department of Psychiatry, R and D Section, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 16:208-18. 2007
    ..To examine gender differences in prediction of long-term outcome in first episode psychosis (FEP)...
  12. doi request reprint Demands, skill discretion, decision authority and social climate at work as determinants of major depression in a 3-year follow-up study
    Andrés Fandiño-Losada
    Division of Public Health Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Norrbacka, Plan 7, Karolinska Hospital, 171 73, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 86:591-605. 2013
    ..Thus, the aim of this study is to determine longitudinal effects of the job demands-control-support model (JDCSM) variables on the occurrence of major depression among working men and women from the general population...
  13. pmc Implementing clinical guidelines in psychiatry: a qualitative study of perceived facilitators and barriers
    Tord Forsner
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm SE 171 76, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 10:8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine perceived facilitators and barriers to guideline implementation and clinical compliance to guidelines for depression in psychiatric care...
  14. doi request reprint The functional Val158Met polymorphism in catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) is associated with depression and motivation in men from a Swedish population-based study
    Elin Aberg
    Neurogenetics Unit, Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Affect Disord 129:158-66. 2011
    ..Environmental risk factors together with genetic vulnerability create a complex background to develop depression...
  15. doi request reprint Association between financial strain, social network and five-year recovery from first episode psychosis
    Maria Mattsson
    Dept of Psychiatry, R and D Section, The Parachute Project, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:947-52. 2008
    ..The results indicate that FEP patients might benefit from interventions that reduce financial strain thus facilitating daily life and cultural and social activities...
  16. doi request reprint Examining the public refusal to consent to DNA biobanking: empirical data from a Swedish population-based study
    Philippe A Melas
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Neurogenetics Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Med Ethics 36:93-8. 2010
    ..To investigate empirically the motivations for not consenting to DNA biobanking in a Swedish population-based study and to discuss the implications...
  17. doi request reprint PER2 variantion is associated with depression vulnerability
    Catharina Lavebratt
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet at Karolinska University Hospital Solna, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 153:570-81. 2010
    ..In conclusion, genetic variation in PER2 is associated with depression vulnerability a Swedish population-based sample. More studies are needed to determine if this is the case also for NPAS2, ARNTL, and RORA...
  18. ncbi request reprint The pathway to meeting need for mental health services in Sweden
    Yvonne Forsell
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, Norrbacka, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, S 17176, Sweden
    Psychiatr Serv 57:114-9. 2006
    ..This study used data from a population-based study to determine the characteristics of persons whose needs were meetable, who were aware of the need for mental health care, who requested care, and whose needs were met...
  19. doi request reprint A multifactorial developmental model for the etiology of major depression in a population-based sample
    Louise Sjöholm
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Division of Neurogenetics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Affect Disord 113:66-76. 2009
    ..To test depression specific prediction the sample was overrepresented for other psychiatric diagnoses...
  20. doi request reprint Working conditions, serotonin transporter gene polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) and anxiety disorders: a prospective cohort study
    Bojing Liu
    Division of Public Health Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 151:652-9. 2013
    ..Therefore, we investigated the potential interplay between 5-HTTLPR and job-related risk factors in the prediction of the occurrence of anxiety...
  21. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric symptoms, social disability, low wellbeing and need for treatment: data from a population-based study
    Yvonne Forsell
    Department of Public Health, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 50:195-203. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to study reports of psychiatric symptoms, social disability and low wellbeing as indicators of meetable need of care...
  22. ncbi request reprint Problematic interpersonal relationships at work and depression: a Swedish prospective cohort study
    Ulrich Stoetzer
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Occup Health 51:144-51. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether low social support, serious conflict, exclusion by superiors or by co-workers at work may be determinants of depression...
  23. pmc Psychosocial correlates with depressive symptoms six years after a first episode of psychosis as compared with findings from a general population sample
    Yvonne Forsell
    Dep of Public Health, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, S 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 4:29. 2004
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric symptoms/syndromes in elderly persons with mild cognitive impairment. Data from a cross-sectional study
    Yvonne Forsell
    Aging Research Center, Division of Geriatric Epidemiology, Neurotec, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Neurol Scand Suppl 179:25-8. 2003
    ..This study examined the prevalence of psychiatric syndromes and symptoms in elderly persons with mild cognitive impairment (MCI)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Determinants of non-participation, and the effects of non-participation on potential cause-effect relationships, in the PART study on mental disorders
    Ingvar Lundberg
    Dept of Public Health Sciences, Division of Occupational Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:475-83. 2005
    ....
  26. doi request reprint hTERT genetic variation in depression
    Ya Bin Wei
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Neurogenetics Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Affect Disord 189:62-9. 2016
    ..We hypothesized that (i) TL in saliva DNA is shortened in adults with a history of depression, and that (ii) rs2736100 is implicated in depression and depressive episodes in bipolar disorder type 1 (BD1)...
  27. pmc Supported local implementation of clinical guidelines in psychiatry: a two-year follow-up
    Tord Forsner
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, SE 171 76, Sweden
    Implement Sci 5:4. 2010
    ..These results indicate that active local implementation of clinical guidelines involving clinicians can change behaviour and maintain compliance...
  28. pmc Physical activity patterns of people affected by depressive and anxiety disorders as measured by accelerometers: a cross-sectional study
    Björg Helgadóttir
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 10:e0115894. 2015
    ..The aim is to describe the physical activity patterns of people affected by mild to moderate depressive and/or anxiety symptoms using objective measures of physical activity...
  29. doi request reprint The validity of the symptom checklist depression and anxiety subscales: A general population study in Sweden
    Andreas Lundin
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 183:247-52. 2015
    ..However, there are few validation studies based on general population samples. This study aims to validate the SCL subscales for depression and anxiety in a general population sample in Stockholm, Sweden...
  30. doi request reprint Physical exercise and internet-based cognitive-behavioural therapy in the treatment of depression: randomised controlled trial
    Mats Hallgren
    Mats Hallgren, PhD, Department of Public Health Sciences, Section for Epidemiology and Public Health Intervention Research EPHIR, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Martin Kraepelien, MSc, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm AgnetaÖjehagen, PhD, Department of Clinical Science, Lund, Division of Psychiatry, Lund University, Lund Nils Lindefors, MD, PhD, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Zangin Zeebari, PhD, Department of Public Health Sciences, Section for Epidemiology and Public Health Intervention Research EPHIR, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Viktor Kaldo, PhD, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Yvonne Forsell, MD, PhD, Department of Public Health Sciences, Section for Epidemiology and Public Health Intervention Research EPHIR, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Psychiatry 207:227-34. 2015
    ..Depression is common and tends to be recurrent. Alternative treatments are needed that are non-stigmatising, accessible and can be prescribed by general medical practitioners...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comparison of DSM-5 Classifications of Alcohol Use Disorders With Those of DSM-IV, DSM-III-R, and ICD-10 in a General Population Sample in Sweden
    Andreas Lundin
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 76:773-80. 2015
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Hypomethylation of MAOA's first exon region in depression: a replication study
    Philippe A Melas
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, CMM L8 00, Karolinska University Hospital, 17176 Stockholm, Sweden Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 226:389-91. 2015
    ....
  33. pmc An approach to measure compliance to clinical guidelines in psychiatric care
    Tord Forsner
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, SE 171 76, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 8:64. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to measure six months compliance to Swedish clinical guidelines in psychiatric care after an active supported implementation process, using structured measures derived from the guidelines...
  34. ncbi request reprint Background factors as determinants of satisfaction with care among first-episode psychosis patients
    Maria Mattsson
    Dept of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:749-54. 2005
    ..To evaluate the impact of demographic and psychosocial background factors and psychiatric and functional status before and at admission on the patients' satisfaction with care (PSC) among first-episode psychosis (FEP) patients...
  35. pmc CRY2 is associated with depression
    Catharina Lavebratt
    Neurogenetics Unit, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet at Karolinska University Hospital Solna, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 5:e9407. 2010
    ..CRY2 is a circadian gene that participates in regulation of the evening oscillator. This is of interest in mood disorders where a lack of switch from evening to morning oscillators has been postulated...
  36. doi request reprint Adults with mild to moderate depression exhibit more alcohol related problems compared to the general adult population: a cross sectional study
    Julia Åhlin
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Section for Epidemiology and Public Health Intervention Research EPHIR, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 15:542. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare alcohol habits in adults diagnosed with depression in primary care to the general adult population in Sweden...
  37. doi request reprint Severity of Depression, Anxious Distress and the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in a Swedish Population-Based Cohort
    Aysha Almas
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    PLoS ONE 10:e0140742. 2015
    ..This population-based cohort study aimed to determine the association between depression of varying severity and risk for CVD and to study the effect of concomitant anxious distress on this association...
  38. doi request reprint Cannabis use, depression and anxiety: A 3-year prospective population-based study
    Anna Karin Danielsson
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 193:103-8. 2016
    ..e. whether cannabis use increases the risk for depression/anxiety or vice versa. This study aimed at examining possible associations between cannabis use, depression and anxiety, using all three measures as both exposure and outcome...
  39. doi request reprint The use of alcohol use disorders identification test (AUDIT) in detecting alcohol use disorder and risk drinking in the general population: validation of AUDIT using schedules for clinical assessment in neuropsychiatry
    Andreas Lundin
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 39:158-65. 2015
    ..Validity should be estimated in samples close to the targeted population and setting. This study aims to validate AUDIT and AUDIT-C in a general population sample (PART) in Stockholm, Sweden...
  40. doi request reprint Impact of expectations on the effects of exercise on psychological distress
    Björg Helgadóttir
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Health Behav 38:650-6. 2014
    ..To evaluate the influence of expectations on effectiveness of exercise in reducing psychological distress...
  41. doi request reprint Impact of Childhood Adversity and Vasopressin receptor 1a Variation on Social Interaction in Adulthood: A Cross-Sectional Study
    Jia Jia Liu
    School of Nursing, Shandong University, Jinan, 250012, China Neurogenetics Unit, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 10:e0136436. 2015
    ..The promoter polymorphism AVPR1A RS3 has been associated with human social behaviors, and with acute response to stress. Here, the relationships between AVPR1A RS3, early-life stressors, and social interaction in adulthood were explored...
  42. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological functions in anxiety disorders in population-based samples: evidence of episodic memory dysfunction
    Eija Airaksinen
    Karolinska Institute, Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Psychiatr Res 39:207-14. 2005
    ..Verbal fluency and psychomotor speed were not affected by anxiety. Specific phobia and generalised anxiety disorder did not affect neuropsychological functioning...
  43. ncbi request reprint Sleep problems in a very old population: drug use and clinical correlates
    Maria Stella T Giron
    Neurotec, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M236-40. 2002
    ..Complaints of disturbed or dissatisfied sleep are common among older people. This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of sleep problems in very old persons and its relation to physical and mental health and drug use...
  44. ncbi request reprint The Major Depression Inventory versus Schedules for Clinical Assessment in Neuropsychiatry in a population sample
    Yvonne Forsell
    Inst of Public Health, Division of Social Medicine, Norrbacka, Karolinska Hospital, 17176, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:209-13. 2005
    ..This study examined the association between the Major Depression Inventory (MDI) and the Schedules for Clinical Assessment in Neuropsychiatry (SCAN)...
  45. doi request reprint Psychiatric diagnoses and circadian saliva cortisol variations in a Swedish population-based sample (the PART study)
    Magnus Alderling
    Psychother Psychosom 77:129-31. 2008
  46. ncbi request reprint Mental health problems and healthcare contacts in an urban and a rural area. Comparisons of two Swedish counties
    Karin Dahlberg
    Section for Psychiatry, Skaraborg Hospital, Skövde SE 541 85, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 61:40-6. 2007
    ..Symptoms of anxiety and depression were equally common in the two samples. Harmful use of alcohol was more common in the urban sample, especially among women. Most obvious was the stronger inclination to seek help in the urban sample...
  47. ncbi request reprint Dementia and depressive symptoms as predictors of home help utilization among the oldest old: population-based study in an urban area of Sweden
    Kristina Larsson
    Stockholm University, Stockholm Gerontology Research Center, Box 6401, S 11382 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Aging Health 16:641-68. 2004
    ..The objective of this article is to investigate predictors of public home help utilization, particularly mental health problems such as dementia and depressive symptoms...