Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
- Marital stress worsens prognosis in women with coronary heart disease: The Stockholm Female Coronary Risk StudyK Orth-Gomer
Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Preventive Medicine, Norrbacka Plan 7, SE, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
JAMA 284:3008-14. 2000..Psychosocial stress has been associated with incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) in men, but the prognostic impact of such stress rarely has been studied in women...
- Psychosocial and behavioral aspects of cardiovascular disease prevention in men and womenKristina Orth-Gomer
Department of Public Health Sciences, Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:147-51. 2007..We also discuss whether intervention programs are effective against cardiovascular disease and its risk factors, and whether they are of benefit to the patients. Gender aspects and ethnic variations are highlighted...
- [Who can manage until the age of 65? Not the women--more than a half of all women stop working prematurely]Kristina Orth-Gomer
Institutionen för folkhälsovetenskap, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
Lakartidningen 102:2296-9, 2301, 2302-3. 2005..To stop working before the age of 65, with or without economic compensation, may be interpreted as an effective "coping-mechanism" available to well educated women, in order to avoid life-threatening illness...
- Psychosocial considerations in the European guidelines for prevention of cardiovascular diseases in clinical practice: Third Joint Task ForceKristina Orth-Gomer
Karolinska Institutet, Stolkholm, Sweden
Int J Behav Med 12:132-41. 2005....
- Multiple stressors and coronary disease in women. The Stockholm Female Coronary Risk StudyKristina Orth-Gomer
Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences, P O Box 220, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
Biol Psychol 69:57-66. 2005..In women patients depressive feelings were frequent, and they were more closely related to family than to work stress. In healthy women, both stressors, but in particular their combination, lead to depressive symptoms...
- [A new European concept for prevention of cardiovascular diseases]Kristina Orth-Gomer
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
Lakartidningen 101:1774-5. 2004
- Social relations in women with coronary heart disease: the effects of work and marital stressMay Blom
Preventive Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
J Cardiovasc Risk 10:201-6. 2003..The objective of this study was to examine how social relations are affected by marital stress and work stress in a population-based sample of Swedish women with CHD...
- Prediction of cardiocerebrovascular and other significant disease from disturbed sleep and work strainConstanze Leineweber
Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences, PO Box 220, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
Scand J Work Environ Health 33:215-22. 2007..This study aimed at describing women's sleeping habits over a period of 9 years and at examining sleep disturbances in relation to cardiovascular, cerebrovascular, metabolic and other diseases, employment status, and work strain...
- Influence of social support on progression of coronary artery disease in womenHui Xin Wang
Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, P O Box 220, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
Soc Sci Med 60:599-607. 2005..The results of our study suggest that lack of emotional support, social isolation, and lack of interpersonal social relations are important risk factors for accelerated progression of coronary atherosclerosis in middle-aged women...
- Stress reduction prolongs life in women with coronary disease: the Stockholm Women's Intervention Trial for Coronary Heart Disease (SWITCHD)Kristina Orth-Gomer
Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:25-32. 2009..Interventions that counteract women's psychosocial stress have not previously been presented. This study implemented a stress reduction program for women and investigated its ability to improve survival in women coronary patients...
- Vital exhaustion in relation to lifestyle and lipid profile in healthy womenJenny C Koertge
Preventive Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stokholm, Sweden
Int J Behav Med 10:44-55. 2003..05). In conclusion, alterations in lipid metabolism may be a possible mediating mechanism between vital exhaustion and coronary heart disease. The impact of lifestyle variables was weak...
- Does body mass index, smoking, lipoprotein levels, surgically induced menopause, hormone replacement therapy, years since menopause, or age affect hemostasis in postmenopausal women?Ulla Pripp
Department of Cardiology, Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, Stockholm, Sweden
Gend Med 2:88-95. 2005..Controversy still exists as to the relative importance of menopausal status and lifestyle factors for the risk of coronary heart disease in women...
- Physiological correlates of burnout among womenGiorgio Grossi
National Institute for Psychosocial Factors and Health, Stockholm, Sweden
J Psychosom Res 55:309-16. 2003..The purpose of this study was to investigate the immune, endocrine, and metabolic correlates of burnout among women...
- Depressive symptoms, social isolation, and progression of coronary artery atherosclerosis: the Stockholm Female Coronary Angiography StudyHui-Xin Wang
Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Psychother Psychosom 75:96-102. 2006..These findings provide an additional opportunity for therapeutic and preventive efforts against progression of coronary disease in women...
- Influence of factor VII gene polymorphisms and environmental factors on plasma coagulation factor VII concentrations in middle-aged women with and without manifest coronary heart diseaseMargita Eriksson-Berg
Cardiology Unit, King Gustaf V Research Institute, Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Thromb Haemost 93:351-8. 2005..2%). Three main haplotypes emerged from the four polymorphisms which accounted for 98% of all haplotypes. Large-scale prospective studies of CHD including FVII haplotypes and sensitive and specific FVII measurements are needed in women...