Arna Hauksdóttir

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Towards better measurements in bereavement research: order of questions and assessed psychological morbidity
    Arna Hauksdóttir
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Palliat Med 20:11-6. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Health care-related predictors of husbands' preparedness for the death of a wife to cancer--a population-based follow-up
    A Hauksdóttir
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Oncol 21:354-61. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Long-term harm of low preparedness for a wife's death from cancer--a population-based study of widowers 4-5 years after the loss
    Arna Hauksdóttir
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Z5 U1 Karolinska Hospital, 17176 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 172:389-96. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Disclosure of incurable illness to spouses: do they want to know? A Swedish population-based follow-up study
    Hanna Dahlstrand
    Radiumhemmet, Department of Oncology, Karolinska University Hospital, 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Oncol 26:3372-9. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Unrelieved symptoms of female cancer patients during their last months of life and long-term psychological morbidity in their widowers: a nationwide population-based study
    Junmei Miao Jonasson
    Department of Oncology Pathology, Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 45:1839-45. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Long-term mental health of men who lose a wife to cancer--a population-based follow-up
    Arna Hauksdóttir
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Psychooncology 22:352-61. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Parents' intellectual and emotional awareness of their child's impending death to cancer: a population-based long-term follow-up study
    Unnur Valdimarsdottir
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet Oncol 8:706-14. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Self-injury in teenagers who lost a parent to cancer: a nationwide, population-based, long-term follow-up
    Tove Bylund Grenklo
    Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    JAMA Pediatr 167:133-40. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Measuring anxiety and depression in the oncology setting using visual-digital scales
    Erik Onelov
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 46:810-6. 2007

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Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Towards better measurements in bereavement research: order of questions and assessed psychological morbidity
    Arna Hauksdóttir
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Palliat Med 20:11-6. 2006
    ..In order to avoid a detrimental bias in a study on bereavement, psychological morbidity is probably best measured first in such a questionnaire...
  2. doi request reprint Health care-related predictors of husbands' preparedness for the death of a wife to cancer--a population-based follow-up
    A Hauksdóttir
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Oncol 21:354-61. 2010
    ..If we can learn how to increase preparedness before the death of a loved one, we can possibly decrease the next-of-kin's long-term morbidity...
  3. doi request reprint Long-term harm of low preparedness for a wife's death from cancer--a population-based study of widowers 4-5 years after the loss
    Arna Hauksdóttir
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Z5 U1 Karolinska Hospital, 17176 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 172:389-96. 2010
    ..7, 95% CI: 1.5, 21.4) at follow-up. These results show that to improve the long-term psychological well-being of widowers, it may be fruitful to identify care-related facilitators and inhibitors of preparedness...
  4. doi request reprint Disclosure of incurable illness to spouses: do they want to know? A Swedish population-based follow-up study
    Hanna Dahlstrand
    Radiumhemmet, Department of Oncology, Karolinska University Hospital, 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Oncol 26:3372-9. 2008
    ..We wanted to determine whether male spouses of cancer patients who died from their disease had received information that the illness was incurable and to determine their preferences of disclosure. Participants and..
  5. doi request reprint Unrelieved symptoms of female cancer patients during their last months of life and long-term psychological morbidity in their widowers: a nationwide population-based study
    Junmei Miao Jonasson
    Department of Oncology Pathology, Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 45:1839-45. 2009
    ..To investigate if a cancer patient's unrelieved symptoms during the last 3 months of life increase the risk of long-term psychological morbidity in the surviving widower...
  6. doi request reprint Long-term mental health of men who lose a wife to cancer--a population-based follow-up
    Arna Hauksdóttir
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Psychooncology 22:352-61. 2013
    ..A further aim of the study was to investigate if being in a new relationship at the time of follow-up affects the risk of psychological morbidity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Parents' intellectual and emotional awareness of their child's impending death to cancer: a population-based long-term follow-up study
    Unnur Valdimarsdottir
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet Oncol 8:706-14. 2007
    ..We aimed to study care-related determinants of when parents gain awareness of their child's impending death to cancer, and whether the duration of this awareness affects the parents' long-term morbidity...
  8. doi request reprint Self-injury in teenagers who lost a parent to cancer: a nationwide, population-based, long-term follow-up
    Tove Bylund Grenklo
    Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    JAMA Pediatr 167:133-40. 2013
    ..To investigate the risk of self-injury in parentally cancer-bereaved youth compared with their nonbereaved peers...
  9. ncbi request reprint Measuring anxiety and depression in the oncology setting using visual-digital scales
    Erik Onelov
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 46:810-6. 2007
    ..However, the high negative predictive value and the low positive predictive value suggest that the visual- digital scales mainly detect the absence of the symptoms...