Niklas Långström

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Preventing sexual abusers of children from reoffending: systematic review of medical and psychological interventions
    Niklas Långström
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMJ 347:f4630. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental effects on same-sex sexual behavior: a population study of twins in Sweden
    Niklas Långström
    Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 23000, 104 35, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Sex Behav 39:75-80. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for violent offending in autism spectrum disorder: a national study of hospitalized individuals
    Niklas Långström
    Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Interpers Violence 24:1358-70. 2009
  4. doi request reprint The DSM diagnostic criteria for exhibitionism, voyeurism, and frotteurism
    Niklas Långström
    Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institutet, POB 23000, 104 35, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Sex Behav 39:317-24. 2010
  5. pmc Risk of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia in relatives of people with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Henrik Larsson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Psychiatry 203:103-6. 2013
  6. pmc Advancing paternal age and offspring violent offending: a sibling-comparison study
    Ralf Kuja-Halkola
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 281, Stockholm 171 77, Sweden
    Dev Psychopathol 24:739-53. 2012
  7. pmc Autism risk across generations: a population-based study of advancing grandpaternal and paternal age
    Emma M Frans
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    JAMA Psychiatry 70:516-21. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of psychiatric symptoms and interpersonal stressors on criminal violence--a case-crossover study
    Ulrika Haggård-Grann
    Dept of Clinical Neuroscience Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 23000, 104 35, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:532-40. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Mental illness, suicide and creativity: 40-year prospective total population study
    Simon Kyaga
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Psychiatr Res 47:83-90. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Self-reported personality traits and disorders (DSM-IV) and risk of criminal recidivism: a prospective study
    Ulrika L Hiscoke
    Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Pers Disord 17:293-305. 2003

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. pmc Preventing sexual abusers of children from reoffending: systematic review of medical and psychological interventions
    Niklas Långström
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMJ 347:f4630. 2013
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of current medical and psychological interventions for individuals at risk of sexually abusing children, both in known abusers and those at risk of abusing...
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental effects on same-sex sexual behavior: a population study of twins in Sweden
    Niklas Långström
    Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 23000, 104 35, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Sex Behav 39:75-80. 2010
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for violent offending in autism spectrum disorder: a national study of hospitalized individuals
    Niklas Långström
    Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Interpers Violence 24:1358-70. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint The DSM diagnostic criteria for exhibitionism, voyeurism, and frotteurism
    Niklas Långström
    Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institutet, POB 23000, 104 35, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Sex Behav 39:317-24. 2010
    ..Some of the criticism of current criteria and the balancing of false negatives and false positive diagnoses are examined. The report concludes with suggestions for possible diagnostic criteria changes for the DSM-V...
  5. pmc Risk of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia in relatives of people with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Henrik Larsson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Psychiatry 203:103-6. 2013
    ..Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is associated with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, and it has been suggested that combined bipolar disorder and ADHD is aetiologically distinct from the pure disorders...
  6. pmc Advancing paternal age and offspring violent offending: a sibling-comparison study
    Ralf Kuja-Halkola
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 281, Stockholm 171 77, Sweden
    Dev Psychopathol 24:739-53. 2012
    ..Life-course persistent criminality has been proposed to have a partly biological etiology; our results agree with a stronger biological effect (i.e., de novo mutations) on persistent violent offending...
  7. pmc Autism risk across generations: a population-based study of advancing grandpaternal and paternal age
    Emma M Frans
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    JAMA Psychiatry 70:516-21. 2013
    ..Advancing paternal age has been linked to autism...
  8. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of psychiatric symptoms and interpersonal stressors on criminal violence--a case-crossover study
    Ulrika Haggård-Grann
    Dept of Clinical Neuroscience Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 23000, 104 35, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:532-40. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to analyse the triggering or acute risk effect of psychiatric symptoms and interpersonal stressors on criminal violence...
  9. doi request reprint Mental illness, suicide and creativity: 40-year prospective total population study
    Simon Kyaga
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Psychiatr Res 47:83-90. 2013
    ..We discuss the findings in relationship to some of the major components of creativity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Self-reported personality traits and disorders (DSM-IV) and risk of criminal recidivism: a prospective study
    Ulrika L Hiscoke
    Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Pers Disord 17:293-305. 2003
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Heritability, assortative mating and gender differences in violent crime: results from a total population sample using twin, adoption, and sibling models
    Thomas Frisell
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, PO Box 281, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Behav Genet 42:3-18. 2012
    ..4), appeared to result from both phenotypic assortment and social homogamy, but had only minor effect on variance components. Finally, we found significant gender differences in the etiology of violent crime...
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders and recidivism in sexual offenders
    Niklas Långström
    Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institute, P O Box 23000, S 104 35 Stockholm, Sweden
    Sex Abuse 16:139-50. 2004
    ..However, our findings support psychiatric consultation for improved assessment and management of mental health needs and recidivism risk in SOs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Severe mental illness and risk of sexual offending in men: a case-control study based on Swedish national registers
    Seena Fazel
    Center for Violence Prevention, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:588-96. 2007
    ..To examine the comorbidity of severe mental illness with sexual offending in men...
  14. ncbi request reprint Klinefelter syndrome and risk of psychosis, autism and ADHD
    Martin Cederlöf
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 48:128-30. 2014
    ..Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, autism spectrum disorders and ADHD might be overrepresented in Klinefelter syndrome, but previous investigations have yielded inconclusive results...
  15. pmc Prevalence, comorbidity and heritability of hoarding symptoms in adolescence: a population based twin study in 15-year olds
    Volen Z Ivanov
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e69140. 2013
    ..We examined the prevalence, comorbidity and etiology of hoarding symptoms in adolescence...
  16. pmc Effects of maternal smoking during pregnancy on offspring blood pressure in late adolescence
    Lovisa Högberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Hypertens 30:693-9. 2012
    ..We aimed to investigate whether this association remained in late adolescence and, if so, whether it could be attributed to an intrauterine effect or to familial confounding...
  17. pmc Advanced paternal and grandpaternal age and schizophrenia: a three-generation perspective
    Emma M Frans
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Schizophr Res 133:120-4. 2011
    ..The aim of the current study was to explore the links between both paternal and grandpaternal age with respect to the risk of schizophrenia in a large, national register-based cohort...
  18. ncbi request reprint Exhibitionistic and voyeuristic behavior in a Swedish national population survey
    Niklas Långström
    Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Sex Behav 35:427-35. 2006
    ..The implications of these findings for research on atypical sexual interests, atypical sexual behavior, and paraphilias are discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for filicide and homicide: 36-year national matched cohort study
    Henrik Lysell
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Centre for Psychiatric Research, SE 112 81 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Psychiatry 75:127-32. 2014
    ..To identify specific risk factors for filicide, parental killing of one's own children...
  20. pmc Is the association between general cognitive ability and violent crime caused by family-level confounders?
    Thomas Frisell
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e41783. 2012
    ..Socioeconomic differences are notoriously difficult to quantify, however, and it is possible that the association between intelligence and delinquency suffer substantial residual confounding...
  21. pmc The impact of neighbourhood deprivation on adolescent violent criminality and substance misuse: a longitudinal, quasi-experimental study of the total Swedish population
    Amir Sariaslan
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA, Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Public Health Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden and Division of Psychiatry, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 42:1057-66. 2013
    ..A number of studies suggest associations between neighbourhood characteristics and criminality during adolescence and young adulthood. However, the causality of such neighbourhood effects remains uncertain...
  22. ncbi request reprint The role of alcohol and drugs in triggering criminal violence: a case-crossover study*
    Ulrika Haggård-Grann
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 101:100-8. 2006
    ..To investigate the triggering effects of alcohol, illegal substances and major classes of prescribed psychotropic drugs on criminal violence...
  23. pmc Method of attempted suicide as predictor of subsequent successful suicide: national long term cohort study
    Bo Runeson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Division of Psychiatry, St Göran, SE 112 81 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMJ 341:c3222. 2010
    ..To study the association between method of attempted suicide and risk of subsequent successful suicide...
  24. doi request reprint Creativity and mental disorder: family study of 300,000 people with severe mental disorder
    Simon Kyaga
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, POB 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Psychiatry 199:373-9. 2011
    ..There is a long-standing belief that creativity is coupled with psychopathology...
  25. ncbi request reprint Relative immaturity and ADHD: findings from nationwide registers, parent- and self-reports
    Linda Halldner
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Karolinska Institutet Center of Neurodevelopmental Disorders KIND, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 55:897-904. 2014
    ..We addressed if immaturity relative to peers reflected in birth month increases the likelihood of ADHD diagnosis and treatment...
  26. pmc Maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index and offspring attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a population-based cohort study using a sibling-comparison design
    Qi Chen
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, Department of Social Sciences Psychology, Mid Sweden University, Ostersund, Sweden, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College London, London, UK, Medical Research Council Social Genetic Developmental Psychiatry Centre, King s College London, London, UK, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden and Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 43:83-90. 2014
    ..High maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) is associated with increased risk of offspring attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, the role of unmeasured familial confounding for this association remains unclear...
  27. ncbi request reprint High rates of sexual behavior in the general population: correlates and predictors
    Niklas Långström
    Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Sex Behav 35:37-52. 2006
    ..We conclude that elevated rates of impersonal sex are associated with a range of negative health indicators in the general population...
  28. doi request reprint The Swedish Twin Registry: establishment of a biobank and other recent developments
    Patrik K E Magnusson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:317-29. 2013
    ..Coverage by year of birth, zygosity determination, ethnic heterogeneity, and influences of in vitro fertilization are also described...
  29. ncbi request reprint Transvestic fetishism in the general population: prevalence and correlates
    Niklas Långström
    Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Sex Marital Ther 31:87-95. 2005
    ..A positive attitude to this sexual practice and paraphilia indicators--sexual arousal from using pain, exposing genitals to a stranger, and spying on others having sex--were particularly strong correlates to the dependent variable...
  30. pmc Long-term follow-up of transsexual persons undergoing sex reassignment surgery: cohort study in Sweden
    Cecilia Dhejne
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e16885. 2011
    ..There is a dearth of long term, follow-up studies after sex reassignment...
  31. ncbi request reprint Advancing paternal age and bipolar disorder
    Emma M Frans
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1034-40. 2008
    ..Advancing paternal age has been reported as a risk factor for neurodevelopmental disorders...
  32. pmc Risk of suicide after suicide attempt according to coexisting psychiatric disorder: Swedish cohort study with long term follow-up
    Dag Tidemalm
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Division of Psychiatry, St Göran, SE 112 81 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMJ 337:a2205. 2008
    ..To investigate the impact of coexistent psychiatric morbidity on risk of suicide after a suicide attempt...
  33. doi request reprint Familial factors confound the association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and young adult offspring overweight
    Anastasia Nyman Iliadou
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1193-202. 2010
    ..We aim to investigate whether familial factors confound the association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and overweight in early adulthood in young Swedish males born 1983-88...
  34. pmc Prenatal smoking exposure and offspring stress coping in late adolescence: no causal link
    Ralf Kuja-Halkola
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1531-40. 2010
    ..We examined if mothers' smoking during pregnancy (SDP) is associated with long-term impairment in offspring stress coping and the causal mechanism behind a possible link...
  35. pmc Family income in early childhood and subsequent attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a quasi-experimental study
    Henrik Larsson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 55:428-35. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the extent to which the association between family income in early childhood and subsequent ADHD depends on measured and unmeasured selection factors...
  36. pmc Medication for attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder and criminality
    Paul Lichtenstein
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 367:2006-14. 2012
    ..Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common disorder that has been associated with criminal behavior in some studies. Pharmacologic treatment is available for ADHD and may reduce the risk of criminality...
  37. pmc Maternal bereavement and childhood asthma-analyses in two large samples of Swedish children
    Fang Fang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e27202. 2011
    ..Prenatal factors such as prenatal psychological stress might influence the development of childhood asthma...
  38. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on problematic masturbatory behavior in children: a study of same-sex twins
    Niklas Långström
    Division of Forensic Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 4044, S 141 04 Huddinge, Sweden
    Arch Sex Behav 31:343-50. 2002
    ..When interpreting the findings, the very brief measure of sexual problem behavior and low statistical power, precluding the analysis of possible coinheritance with other symptoms or disorders, should be borne in mind...
  39. ncbi request reprint Methodological development: structured outcome assessment and community risk monitoring (SORM)
    Martin Grann
    Centre for Violence Prevention CVP, Karolinska Institute, P O Box 23000, SE 104 35 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Law Psychiatry 28:442-56. 2005
    ..In this research project, patients leaving any of the 9 participating forensic hospitals in Sweden is assessed at release on a variety of static background factors, and the SORM is then administered every 30 days for 2 years...
  40. ncbi request reprint Association of height and violent criminality: results from a Swedish total population study
    Amber L Beckley
    Department of Criminology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, Swedish Prison and Probation Services, Research and Development Unit and Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 43:835-42. 2014
    ..Height, a highly heritable trait, may be involved but no study has estimated the effect of height on crime while simultaneously accounting for important demographic, biological and other heritable confounders...
  41. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of actuarial procedures for assessment of sexual offender recidivism risk may vary across ethnicity
    Niklas Långström
    Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 23000, S 104 35 Stockholm, Sweden
    Sex Abuse 16:107-20. 2004
    ..More speculatively, different risk factors or causal chains might be involved in the development or persistence of offending among minority or immigrant sexual abusers...