Affiliation: Lund University
- Full spectrum of psychiatric disorders related to foreign migration: a Danish population-based cohort studyElizabeth Cantor-Graae
Lund University, Section for Social Medicine and Global Health, Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmo, Sweden
JAMA Psychiatry 70:427-35. 2013..Although increased risk for schizophrenia among immigrants is well established, knowledge of the broader spectrum of psychiatric disorders associated with a foreign migration background is lacking...
- Poor mental health and sexual risk behaviours in Uganda: a cross-sectional population-based studyPatric Lundberg
Division of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
BMC Public Health 11:125. 2011..This study investigated whether depression, psychological distress and alcohol use are associated with sexual risk behaviours in young Ugandan adults...
- Risk for schizophrenia in intercountry adoptees: a Danish population-based cohort studyElizabeth Cantor-Graae
Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital Malmo, Sweden
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:1053-60. 2007..The aim of this study was to investigate the risk of developing schizophrenia in adoptees and in non-adoptees...
- The contribution of social factors to the development of schizophrenia: a review of recent findingsElizabeth Cantor-Graae
Division of Social Medicine and Global Health, Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital in Malmo, Sweden
Can J Psychiatry 52:277-86. 2007..To investigate recent evidence suggesting that social factors are causally related to the development of schizophrenia...
- Risk of schizophrenia in second-generation immigrants: a Danish population-based cohort studyElizabeth Cantor-Graae
Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital Malmo, Malmo, Sweden
Psychol Med 37:485-94. 2007....
- Prevalence of delusional ideation in a district in southwestern UgandaPatric Lundberg
Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, University Hospital UMAS, S 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
Schizophr Res 71:27-34. 2004..Population-based prevalence studies suggest that psychosis is a continuum distributed in the general population...
- Migration as a risk factor for schizophrenia: a Danish population-based cohort studyElizabeth Cantor-Graae
Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
Br J Psychiatry 182:117-22. 2003..A growing body of evidence suggests that migration is a risk factor for the development of schizophrenia, although the putative mechanism remains obscure...
- Schizophrenia and migration: a meta-analysis and reviewElizabeth Cantor-Graae
Department of Community Medicine, Hospital UMAS, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
Am J Psychiatry 162:12-24. 2005..The authors synthesize findings of previous studies implicating migration as a risk factor for the development of schizophrenia and provide a quantitative index of the associated effect size...
- Migration and schizophreniaJean Paul Selten
Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands, and Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:111-5. 2007..An exploration of the evidence that a history of migration is a risk factor for schizophrenia and an evaluation of those studies that seek an explanation for this...
- The invisible suffering: sexual coercion, interpersonal violence, and mental health--a cross-sectional study among university students in south-western UgandaAnette Agardh
Social Medicine and Global Health, Department of Clinical Sciences Malmo, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
PLoS ONE 7:e51424. 2012..Evidence from high-income countries suggests that exposure to violence has mental health consequences and violence also has associations with experiences of sexual coercion...
- Delusional ideation and manic symptoms in potential future emigrants in UgandaPatric Lundberg
Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital UMAS, Malmo, Sweden
Psychol Med 37:505-12. 2007..The cause of increased schizophrenia rates among immigrants in Europe is unknown. This study explores psychotic features in persons aspiring and actively planning to emigrate, prior to their potential emigration...
- Mental correlates of neuromotoric deviation in 6-year-olds at heightened risk for schizophreniaThomas F McNeil
Stanley Foundation Research Center, Department of Psychiatric Epidemiology, University Hospital, Lund University, S 221 85, Lund, Sweden
Schizophr Res 60:219-28. 2003....
- Youth, sexual risk-taking behavior, and mental health: a study of university students in UgandaAnette Agardh
Social Medicine and Global Health, Department of Clinical Sciences Malmo, Lund University, CRC, Entrance 72, Malmo University Hospital, 205 02, Malmo, Sweden
Int J Behav Med 19:208-16. 2012..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between poor mental health and risky sexual behavior (HIV/AIDS) among a population of university students in Uganda...
- Perceived threat of violence and exposure to physical violence against foreign-born women: a Swedish population-based studyCecilia Fernbrant
Division of Social Medicine and Global Health, Department of Clinical Sciences Malmo, Lund University, Sweden
Womens Health Issues 21:206-13. 2011..Violence against women is an increasing global phenomenon. Little is known about violence against foreign-born women, despite a possible increased concentration of risk factors in this group...
- Increased risk of psychotic disorder among immigrants in Malmö: a 3-year first-contact studyElizabeth Cantor-Graae
Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, University Hospital UMAS, Malmo, Sweden
Psychol Med 35:1155-63. 2005..The aim of the current study was to compare the risks of first contact for psychotic and schizophrenic disorders among first- and second-generation immigrants to the risks in native 'Swedes'...
- Psychological distress among AIDS orphans in rural UgandaBenjamin Atwine
Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, University Hospital UMAS, Malmo S 20502, Sweden
Soc Sci Med 61:555-64. 2005..e. vegetative symptoms, feelings of hopelessness, and suicidal ideation. High levels of psychological distress found in AIDS orphans suggest that material support alone is not sufficient for these children...
- Urbanicity of place of birth and symptoms of psychosis, depression and anxiety in UgandaPatric Lundberg
Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital UMAS, Malmo, Sweden
Br J Psychiatry 195:156-62. 2009..This study explored whether an urban effect might be present in a low-income country setting, where the ;urban' environment may have radically different components, for example urban architecture, pollution levels or social cohesion...
- Ødegaard's selection hypothesis revisited: schizophrenia in Surinamese immigrants to The NetherlandsJean Paul Selten
Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Am J Psychiatry 159:669-71. 2002..The incidence of schizophrenia among Surinamese immigrants to the Netherlands is high. The authors tested Ødegaard's hypothesis that this phenomenon is explained by selective migration...
- Hypothesis: social defeat is a risk factor for schizophrenia?Jean Paul Selten
Br J Psychiatry Suppl 51:s9-12. 2007..In humans, the chronic experience of social defeat may lead to sensitisation (and/or increased baseline activity) of the mesolimbic dopamine system and thereby increase the risk for schizophrenia...
- No relationship between risk of schizophrenia and prenatal exposure to stress during the Six-Day War or Yom Kippur War in IsraelJean Paul Selten
Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center, P O Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, Ref Nr A00 241, The Netherlands
Schizophr Res 63:131-5. 2003..Maternal stress during pregnancy is a possible risk factor for schizophrenia in the offspring. Using data from the Israel Psychiatric Registry we examined the impact of wars in Israel...
- Social defeat: risk factor for schizophrenia?Jean Paul Selten
Br J Psychiatry 187:101-2. 2005..This increased risk may result from sensitisation of the mesolimbic dopamine system and/or increased baseline activity of this system. Data supporting the social defeat hypothesis are presented...
- Minor physical anomalies in schizophrenia: is age a confounding factor?Karin M Henriksson
Psychol Med 38:154-6. 2008
- Psychiatric admissions for psychosis in Malmö during the NATO bombing of KosovoKrystyna Zolkowska
Psychiatric Clinic, University Hospital UMAS, Malmo, Sweden
J Nerv Ment Dis 191:820-6. 2003..Cumulative adversity, either solely or in combination with current stress, may possibly contribute to increased risk for psychosis among immigrants...
- Paternal and maternal age as risk factors for psychosis: findings from Denmark, Sweden and AustraliaOssama El-Saadi
Queensland Centre for Schizophrenia Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland Q4076, Australia
Schizophr Res 67:227-36. 2004..The aim of the current study was to examine both paternal and maternal age as risk factors for the broader category of psychosis...