Danuta Wasserman

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi Trends in adolescent suicide mortality in the WHO European Region
    Ellenor Mittendorfer Rutz
    National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health NASP, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 13:321-31. 2004
  2. pmc Life time suicidal thoughts in an urban community in Hanoi, Vietnam
    Huong Tran Thi Thanh
    Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    BMC Public Health 6:76. 2006
  3. ncbi [Suicide prevention among young people--a neglected field]
    Danuta Wasserman
    Nationellt centrum för suicidforskning och prevention av psykisk ohälsa, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 99:2740-1. 2002
  4. ncbi Suicide attempt and basic mechanisms in neural conduction: relationships to the SCN8A and VAMP4 genes
    D Wasserman
    The National and the Stockholm County Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health NASP, Karolinska Institute, Department of Public Health Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 133:116-9. 2005
  5. ncbi [Increased suicide rate among young people in Sweden. A national preventive program is ready, parliamentary resolution is delayed]
    Danuta Wasserman
    Karolinska Institutet
    Lakartidningen 101:4078-9. 2004
  6. pmc The saving and empowering young lives in Europe (SEYLE) randomized controlled trial (RCT): methodological issues and participant characteristics
    Vladimir Carli
    National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health NASP, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 13:479. 2013
  7. ncbi Serious suicidal behaviors: socio-demographic and clinical features in a multinational, multicenter sample
    Vladimir Carli
    Vladimir Carli, Department of Health Sciences, University of Molise, Italy, and National Prevention of Suicide and Mental Ill Health NASP, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 68:44-52. 2014
  8. ncbi Nature and nurture in suicidal behavior, the role of genetics: some novel findings concerning personality traits and neural conduction
    Danuta Wasserman
    Karolinska Institutet, The National and the Stockholm County Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health NASP at the Department of Public Health Sciences, Box 230, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Physiol Behav 92:245-9. 2007
  9. pmc Family-based study of AVPR1B association and interaction with stressful life events on depression and anxiety in suicide attempts
    Yair J Ben-Efraim
    The National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health NASP, Karolinska Institute KI, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neuropsychopharmacology 38:1504-11. 2013
  10. doi Prevalence of pathological internet use among adolescents in Europe: demographic and social factors
    Tony Durkee
    National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health NASP, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 107:2210-22. 2012

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. ncbi Trends in adolescent suicide mortality in the WHO European Region
    Ellenor Mittendorfer Rutz
    National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health NASP, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 13:321-31. 2004
    ..Increases in female adolescent suicide rates were marginally affected by changes in classification practices and were accompanied primarily by declining suicide rates in females of 20 years and over...
  2. pmc Life time suicidal thoughts in an urban community in Hanoi, Vietnam
    Huong Tran Thi Thanh
    Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    BMC Public Health 6:76. 2006
    ..Suicidal thought is a risk factor and a stage in the suicidal process from planning to attempting and dying by suicide. To date, studies on suicidal thought in the general population, especially in Asian communities, have been limited...
  3. ncbi [Suicide prevention among young people--a neglected field]
    Danuta Wasserman
    Nationellt centrum för suicidforskning och prevention av psykisk ohälsa, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 99:2740-1. 2002
  4. ncbi Suicide attempt and basic mechanisms in neural conduction: relationships to the SCN8A and VAMP4 genes
    D Wasserman
    The National and the Stockholm County Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health NASP, Karolinska Institute, Department of Public Health Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 133:116-9. 2005
    ..019) genes, but failed to confirm the data for the RABAC1 gene. Our results indicate that genetic variation in the SCN8A and VAMP4 genes may contribute to risk for suicide attempt, possibly through alterations in neural conduction...
  5. ncbi [Increased suicide rate among young people in Sweden. A national preventive program is ready, parliamentary resolution is delayed]
    Danuta Wasserman
    Karolinska Institutet
    Lakartidningen 101:4078-9. 2004
  6. pmc The saving and empowering young lives in Europe (SEYLE) randomized controlled trial (RCT): methodological issues and participant characteristics
    Vladimir Carli
    National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health NASP, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 13:479. 2013
    ....
  7. ncbi Serious suicidal behaviors: socio-demographic and clinical features in a multinational, multicenter sample
    Vladimir Carli
    Vladimir Carli, Department of Health Sciences, University of Molise, Italy, and National Prevention of Suicide and Mental Ill Health NASP, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 68:44-52. 2014
    ..Declared suicidal intent and physical danger are both considered important components in defining suicidal behaviors (SB)...
  8. ncbi Nature and nurture in suicidal behavior, the role of genetics: some novel findings concerning personality traits and neural conduction
    Danuta Wasserman
    Karolinska Institutet, The National and the Stockholm County Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health NASP at the Department of Public Health Sciences, Box 230, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Physiol Behav 92:245-9. 2007
    ..Our future studies aim at identifying and resolving complex patterns and mechanisms of neurobiological gene-environment interactions, which may contribute to suicide...
  9. pmc Family-based study of AVPR1B association and interaction with stressful life events on depression and anxiety in suicide attempts
    Yair J Ben-Efraim
    The National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health NASP, Karolinska Institute KI, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neuropsychopharmacology 38:1504-11. 2013
    ....
  10. doi Prevalence of pathological internet use among adolescents in Europe: demographic and social factors
    Tony Durkee
    National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health NASP, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 107:2210-22. 2012
    ..To investigate the prevalence of pathological internet use (PIU) and maladaptive internet use (MIU) among adolescents in 11 European countries in relation to demographic, social factors and internet accessibility...
  11. ncbi [The European Psychiatric Association (EPA) guidance on suicide treatment and prevention]
    Danuta Wasserman
    The National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 14:113-36. 2012
    ..Continuous training including discussions about ethical and legal issues is necessary for psychiatrists and other mental health professionals...
  12. doi Pregnancies in high psychosocial risk groups: research findings and implications for early intervention
    Ellenor Mittendorfer-Rutz
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Granits väg 4, Solna, Stockholm, Sweden
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 31:205-12. 2008
    ..Effective collaboration among the sectors within health care and social services is crucial for early detection and adequate intervention...
  13. pmc Suicide among Russians in Estonia: database study before and after independence
    Airi Varnik
    Estonian Swedish Institute of Suicidology, Hariduse 6, Tallinn 10119, Estonia
    BMJ 330:176-7. 2005
  14. pmc The representation of suicide on the Internet: implications for clinicians
    Michael Westerlund
    Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Med Internet Res 14:e122. 2012
    ..A great deal of ambivalence is discernible as to whether online communication about suicide primarily should be seen as an opportunity or a serious threat...
  15. ncbi Association of the serotonin transporter promotor polymorphism with suicide attempters with a high medical damage
    Danuta Wasserman
    The National and the Stockholm County Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health, Dep of the Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 17:230-3. 2007
    ..054, df=1, p=0.0026). The results suggest that the S-allele may predispose for suicidal behavior characterized by high determination...
  16. ncbi The roles of knowledge and supervision in work with suicidal patients
    Inga Lill Ramberg
    National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 57:365-71. 2003
    ..Basic and specific training in suicidology is needed and cannot be replaced solely by supervision, since psychiatric staff often have to deal with suicidal patients in emergency situations and must be able to rely on their own skills...
  17. ncbi The state of psychiatry in Sweden
    Gergo Hadlaczky
    National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental lll Health NASP, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Rev Psychiatry 24:356-62. 2012
    ..Results from these analyses can be used for increasing quality of treatment...
  18. doi Maintaining confidentiality in prospective studies: anonymous repeated measurements via email (ARME) procedure
    Vladimir Carli
    National Prevention of Suicide and Mental Ill Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Med Ethics 38:127-9. 2012
    ..Strengths and limitations of the approach are discussed...
  19. doi Suicide mortality trends in the Nordic countries 1980-2009
    David Titelman
    David Titelman, National Center of Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health NASP, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 67:414-23. 2013
    ..The Nordic countries provide a suitable setting for comparing trends in suicide mortality. The aim of this report is to compare suicide trends by age, gender, region and methods in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden 1980-2009...
  20. doi Attempted suicide among immigrants in European countries: an international perspective
    Cendrine Bursztein Lipsicas
    National Prevention of Suicide and Mental Ill Health NASP at Karolinska Institute and Stockholm County Council s Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, WHO Lead Collaborating Centre of Mental Health Problems and Suicide across Europe, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:241-51. 2012
    ..This study compares the frequencies of attempted suicide among immigrants and their hosts, between different immigrant groups, and between immigrants and their countries of origin...
  21. pmc Saving and empowering young lives in Europe (SEYLE): a randomized controlled trial
    Danuta Wasserman
    National Swedish Prevention of Mental Ill Health and Suicide NASP, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 10:192. 2010
    ....
  22. pmc Suicidal process, suicidal communication and psychosocial situation of young suicide attempters in a rural Vietnamese community
    Danuta Wasserman
    Swedish National and Stockholm County Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health NASP at the Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, P O Box 230, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    World Psychiatry 7:47-53. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi Suicide-preventive activities in psychiatric care: evaluation of an educational programme in suicide prevention
    Inga Lill Ramberg
    Swedish National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental Ill Health NASP at the Swedish National Institute for Psychosocial Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 58:389-94. 2004
    ..There is a need to strengthen the course participants' formal roles as implementers and encourage the clinical management in their continuous implementation of suicide-preventive activities...
  24. pmc The response inventory for stressful life events (RISLE) I. refinement of the 100-item version
    Emilio Ovuga
    The National Institute for Psychosocial Medicine and The Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Box 230 SE, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Afr Health Sci 5:137-44. 2005
    ..The Response Inventory for Stressful Life Events (RISLE) may be an appropriate tool, but requires validation...
  25. ncbi Familial clustering of suicidal behaviour and psychopathology in young suicide attempters. A register-based nested case control study
    Ellenor Mittendorfer-Rutz
    National Centre for Suicide Prevention and Prevention of Mental Ill Health NASP, Dept of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:28-36. 2008
    ..Most of these studies were predominantly carried out in clinical treatment settings and lacked statistical power to assess the independent and modifying influences of own and familial psychopathology and suicidal behaviour...
  26. ncbi The association between life events and suicide intent in self-poisoners with and without a history of deliberate self-harm: a preliminary study
    Catherine Crane
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:367-78. 2007
    ..The results provide preliminary evidence to suggest the presence of a suicidal process in women, in which the impact of negative life events on suicide intent diminishes across episodes...
  27. ncbi Suicide attempts, plans, and ideation in culturally diverse sites: the WHO SUPRE-MISS community survey
    Jose M Bertolote
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychol Med 35:1457-65. 2005
    ....
  28. ncbi Characteristics of attempted suicides seen in emergency-care settings of general hospitals in eight low- and middle-income countries
    Alexandra Fleischmann
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychol Med 35:1467-74. 2005
    ....
  29. ncbi The role of alcohol in suicide: a case-control psychological autopsy study
    Kairi Kolves
    Estonian Swedish Mental Health and Suicidology Institute, Estonian Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, Tallinn, EstoniaTartu University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Tartu, Estonia
    Psychol Med 36:923-30. 2006
    ..The purpose of the study was to estimate the proportion of alcohol abuse and dependence (AAD) among suicides and controls, and to compare the incidence of AAD documented by clinicians with diagnoses derived from a research protocol...
  30. ncbi Why people engage in parasuicide: a cross-cultural study of intentions
    Heidi Hjelmeland
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 32:380-93. 2002
    ..The findings from this study are likely to be generalizable to other settings and have implications for clinical practice...
  31. ncbi Do alcohol restrictions reduce suicide mortality?
    Airi Varnik
    Estonian Swedish Mental Health and Suicidology Institute, Centre for Behavioural and Health Sciences, Tallinn, Estonia
    Addiction 102:251-6. 2007
    ..Blood alcohol concentration (BAC) at the time of suicide was examined in relation to the marked falls in suicide rates and per capita alcohol consumption in Estonia during the major Soviet anti-alcohol campaign from 1 June 1985...
  32. ncbi Psychiatric diagnoses and suicide: revisiting the evidence
    Jose Manoel Bertolote
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Crisis 25:147-55. 2004
    ..The key role of prevention and treatment of mental disorders in the prevention of suicide is widely acknowledged. Which specific disorders need to be targeted remains to be conclusively demonstrated...
  33. ncbi Attempted suicide in Hanoi, Vietnam
    Huong Tran Thi Thanh
    Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:64-71. 2005
    ..Attempted suicide is a key predictor of suicide, which is among the dominant causes of young people's deaths worldwide. Very little is known about the characteristics of suicide attempters in Asia, especially in Vietnam...
  34. ncbi Suicide and mental disorders: do we know enough?
    Jose Manoel Bertolote
    Br J Psychiatry 183:382-3. 2003
  35. ncbi The prevalence of depression in two districts of Uganda
    Emilio Ovuga
    Dept of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:439-45. 2005
    ..Little information is available on the prevalence of depression in Uganda. Given the recent political history of Uganda, depression may be common...
  36. pmc The response inventory for stressful life events (RISLE) II: validation of the 36-item version
    Emilio Ovuga
    The National Institute for Psychosocial Medicine and The Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Box 230 SE, 17177 Stockholm Sweden
    Afr Health Sci 5:145-51. 2005
    ..A 36-item version of the Response Inventory for Stressful Life Events (RISLE) was derived from the longer 100 item version. The 36-item version may be more appropriate for use in larger population sample...
  37. ncbi Internet comments on media reporting of two adolescents' collective suicide attempt
    Merike Sisask
    Estonian Swedish Suicidology Institute at the Estonian Center of Behavioral and Health Sciences, Tallinn, Estonia
    Arch Suicide Res 9:87-98. 2005
    ..The influence of suicide reporting on the Internet on attitude formation in the general population should not be underestimated...
  38. ncbi Suicide in Thailand, 1977 to 2002
    Prakarn Thomyangkoon
    Rajavithi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    Arch Suicide Res 9:361-8. 2005
    ..The highest suicide rate was in young males, ages 25-29 and the trend shows an increase. Despite the increasing incidence, there has been little study to date; however, HIV/AIDS has been identified as a major risk factor...
  39. ncbi Suicide prevention strategies: a systematic review
    J John Mann
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Division of Neuroscience, New York, NY 10032, USA
    JAMA 294:2064-74. 2005
    ..Some developed nations have implemented national suicide prevention plans. Although these plans generally propose multiple interventions, their effectiveness is rarely evaluated...
  40. ncbi [Suicide tips on the Internet. Self-regulation and filtration necessary to protect vulnerable individuals]
    Michael Westerlund
    Medier och kommunikation, Stockholms universitet
    Lakartidningen 105:2758-9. 2008