Jussi Jokinen


Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden


  1. Stefansson J, Nordström P, Runeson B, Åsberg M, Jokinen J. Combining the Suicide Intent Scale and the Karolinska Interpersonal Violence Scale in suicide risk assessments. BMC Psychiatry. 2015;15:226 pubmed publisher
    ..Using both the the SIS and the KIVS combined may be better for predicting completed suicide than using them separately. The nonsignificant correlation between the scales indicates that they measure different components of suicide risk. ..
  2. Bendix M, Uvnäs Moberg K, Petersson M, Gustavsson P, Svanborg P, Åsberg M, et al. Plasma oxytocin and personality traits in psychiatric outpatients. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2015;57:102-10 pubmed publisher
    ..These variations in oxytocin levels might have an impact on social sensitivity or social motivation with possible gender differences. ..
  3. Björkenstam C, Tinghög P, Brenner P, Mittendorfer Rutz E, Hillert J, Jokinen J, et al. Is disability pension a risk indicator for future need of psychiatric healthcare or suicidal behavior among MS patients- a nationwide register study in Sweden?. BMC Psychiatry. 2015;15:286 pubmed publisher
  4. Moberg T, Stenbacka M, Tengström A, Jönsson E, Nordström P, Jokinen J. Psychiatric and neurological disorders in late adolescence and risk of convictions for violent crime in men. BMC Psychiatry. 2015;15:299 pubmed publisher
    ..Mental retardation, substance-related disorders, personality disorders and early behavioural problems are important predictors of convictions for violent crime in men. ..
  5. Jokinen J, Boström A, Dadfar A, Ciuculete D, Chatzittofis A, Asberg M, et al. Epigenetic Changes in the CRH Gene are Related to Severity of Suicide Attempt and a General Psychiatric Risk Score in Adolescents. EBioMedicine. 2018;27:123-133 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results show epigenetic changes in the CRH gene related to severity of suicide attempt in adults and a general psychiatric risk score in adolescents. ..
  6. Jokinen J, Samuelsson M, Nordstrom A, Nordström P. HPT axis, CSF monoamine metabolites, suicide intent and depression severity in male suicide attempters. J Affect Disord. 2008;111:119-24 pubmed publisher
    ..Dopaminergic regulatory mechanisms on the thyroid hormone activity may be altered in male suicide attempters. ..
  7. Jokinen J, Königsson J, Moberg T, Jonsson E, Tiihonen J, Nordström P, et al. Platelet monoamine oxidase activity and interpersonal violence in male suicide attempters. Psychiatry Res. 2018;260:173-176 pubmed publisher
    ..61, p = 0.035; r = -0.84, p = 0.0005), but not in women. Our finding of significant associations between interpersonal violence and low MAO-B activity need to be replicated in other cohorts of suicide attempters. ..
  8. Jokinen J, Nordström P. HPA axis hyperactivity and attempted suicide in young adult mood disorder inpatients. J Affect Disord. 2009;116:117-20 pubmed publisher
    ..The results add to previous evidence in support of the role of HPA axis hyperactivity and suicidal behaviour. The present findings motivate to include HPA axis measures in the assessment of depression in young adults. ..
  9. Stefansson J, Chatzittofis A, Nordström P, Arver S, Asberg M, Jokinen J. CSF and plasma testosterone in attempted suicide. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2016;74:1-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Higher CSF testosterone levels may be associated with attempted suicide in young men through association with both aggressiveness and impulsivity, a key endophenotype in young male suicide attempters. ..

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  1. Jokinen J, Boström A, Chatzittofis A, Ciuculete D, Öberg K, Flanagan J, et al. Methylation of HPA axis related genes in men with hypersexual disorder. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2017;80:67-73 pubmed publisher
    ..CRH is an important integrator of neuroendocrine stress responses in the brain, with a key role in the addiction processes. Our results show epigenetic changes in the CRH gene related to hypersexual disorder in men. ..