L Hansson

Summary

Affiliation: Lund University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The effectiveness of an anti-stigma intervention in a basic police officer training programme: a controlled study
    Lars Hansson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 14:55. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Mental health professionals' attitudes towards people with mental illness: do they differ from attitudes held by people with mental illness?
    Lars Hansson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 59:48-54. 2013
  3. pmc Test-retest reliability of two instruments for measuring public attitudes towards persons with mental illness
    Bengt Svensson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, PO Box 157 221 00 Lund, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 11:11. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Are factors associated with subjective quality of life in people with severe mental illness consistent over time?--A 6-year follow-up study
    Lars Hansson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, PO Box 157, Lund, SE 221 00, Sweden
    Qual Life Res 16:9-16. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Are important patient-rated outcomes in community mental health care explained by only one factor?
    L Hansson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 116:113-8. 2007
  6. doi request reprint What works for whom in a computer-mediated communication intervention in community psychiatry? Moderators of outcome in a cluster randomized trial
    L Hansson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:404-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of subjective quality of life in schizophrenic patients living in the community. A Nordic multicentre study
    L Hansson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Lund University, Sweden
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 45:247-58. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint The validity of Antonovsky's Sense of Coherence measure in a sample of schizophrenic patients living in the community
    A Bengtsson-Tops
    Doctoral Student, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, University of Lund, Lund, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 33:432-8. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of key worker and patient assessment of needs in schizophrenic patients living in the community: a Nordic multicentre study
    L Hansson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Lund University, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 103:45-51. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Ward atmosphere, client satisfaction, and client motivation in a psychiatric work rehabilitation unit
    M Eklund
    Lund University, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Sweden
    Community Ment Health J 37:169-77. 2001

Detail Information

Publications52

  1. doi request reprint The effectiveness of an anti-stigma intervention in a basic police officer training programme: a controlled study
    Lars Hansson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 14:55. 2014
    ..The present study is investigating the effectiveness of an anti-stigma intervention in a basic police officer training programme at a university in Sweden...
  2. doi request reprint Mental health professionals' attitudes towards people with mental illness: do they differ from attitudes held by people with mental illness?
    Lars Hansson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 59:48-54. 2013
    ..A further aim was to relate staff attitudes to demographic and work characteristics...
  3. pmc Test-retest reliability of two instruments for measuring public attitudes towards persons with mental illness
    Bengt Svensson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, PO Box 157 221 00 Lund, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 11:11. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate test-retest reliability of the Swedish versions of the questionnaires: FABI and "Changing Minds" and to examine the internal consistency of the two instruments...
  4. ncbi request reprint Are factors associated with subjective quality of life in people with severe mental illness consistent over time?--A 6-year follow-up study
    Lars Hansson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, PO Box 157, Lund, SE 221 00, Sweden
    Qual Life Res 16:9-16. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Are important patient-rated outcomes in community mental health care explained by only one factor?
    L Hansson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 116:113-8. 2007
    ..The study tested whether four commonly used patient-rated outcomes are explained by only one factor, reflecting a general appraisal tendency of patients...
  6. doi request reprint What works for whom in a computer-mediated communication intervention in community psychiatry? Moderators of outcome in a cluster randomized trial
    L Hansson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:404-9. 2008
    ..An intervention to structure patient-key worker communication has been tested in a randomized controlled trial. The aim of this paper was to investigate effectiveness of the intervention in terms of moderators of effectiveness...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of subjective quality of life in schizophrenic patients living in the community. A Nordic multicentre study
    L Hansson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Lund University, Sweden
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 45:247-58. 1999
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The validity of Antonovsky's Sense of Coherence measure in a sample of schizophrenic patients living in the community
    A Bengtsson-Tops
    Doctoral Student, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, University of Lund, Lund, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 33:432-8. 2001
    ..To examine the construct and predictive validity of Antonovsky's Sense of Coherence (SOC) concept in a sample of schizophrenic persons living in the community...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of key worker and patient assessment of needs in schizophrenic patients living in the community: a Nordic multicentre study
    L Hansson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Lund University, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 103:45-51. 2001
    ..It is also concluded that further research is needed to increase the knowledge concerning the sources of this disagreement if need assessment is to become a valid basis for service planning and individual treatment planning...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ward atmosphere, client satisfaction, and client motivation in a psychiatric work rehabilitation unit
    M Eklund
    Lund University, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Sweden
    Community Ment Health J 37:169-77. 2001
    ..This study added two therapeutically interesting factors-satisfaction and motivation-to the flora of factors that have been related to perceptions of the ward atmosphere...
  11. ncbi request reprint The construct validity of a self-report questionnaire focusing on health promotion interventions in mental health services
    P Svedberg
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 14:566-72. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the construct validity of the scale was satisfactory, except for one of its subscales where further investigations are needed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Determinants of satisfaction with community-based psychiatric services: a cross-sectional study among schizophrenia outpatients
    M Eklund
    Lund University, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Occupational Therapy, SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 55:413-8. 2001
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Relationships between satisfaction with occupational factors and health-related variables in schizophrenia outpatients
    M Eklund
    Division of Occupational Therapy, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Lund University, PO Box 157, SE 221 00 Lund, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 36:79-83. 2001
    ..The health-related variables included quality of life, perceived control, sense of coherence, and psychopathology. Gender differences in these relationships were explored as well...
  14. doi request reprint Are stigma experiences among persons with mental illness, related to perceptions of self-esteem, empowerment and sense of coherence?
    B Lundberg
    Health Sciences Centre, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 16:516-22. 2009
    ..Mental health nurses are in a key position to identify patients' experiences of stigma and by that to understand what consequences of devaluation/discrimination can have for the afflicted...
  15. doi request reprint Construct validity of a health questionnaire intended to measure the subjective experience of health among patients in mental health services
    H Jormfeldt
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund Unviersity, Lund, Sweden
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 15:238-45. 2008
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint The relationship of personality dimensions as measured by the temperament and character inventory and quality of life in individuals with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder living in the community
    L Hansson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Lund University, Sweden
    Qual Life Res 10:133-9. 2001
    ..The strength and directions of this influence require further studies...
  17. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of the real and the ideal ward atmosphere among trainees and staff before and after the introduction of a new work rehabilitation model
    M Eklund
    Lund University, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Occupational Therapy, PO Box 157, SE 221 00, Lund, Sweden
    Eur Psychiatry 16:299-306. 2001
    ..The few changes found support earlier conclusions that the ward atmosphere is a stable phenomenon over time...
  18. ncbi request reprint Living situation, subjective quality of life and social network among individuals with schizophrenia living in community settings
    L Hansson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 106:343-50. 2002
    ..To investigate the relationships between characteristics of the living situation in the community and subjective quality of life and social network among community-based individuals with schizophrenia...
  19. ncbi request reprint BALF-derived fibroblasts differ from biopsy-derived fibroblasts in systemic sclerosis
    A Scheja
    Dept of Rheumatology, Lund University Hospital, S 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Eur Respir J 29:446-52. 2007
    ..These findings indicate a possible role for eosinophil-fibroblast interaction in pulmonary fibrosis in systemic sclerosis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Stigma, discrimination, empowerment and social networks: a preliminary investigation of their influence on subjective quality of life in a Swedish sample
    Bertil Lundberg
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Sweden
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 54:47-55. 2008
    ..Studies investigating the importance of social network, empowerment and experiences of stigma on subjective quality of life among persons with mental illness are rare...
  21. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction with mental health services. A user participation approach
    Bengt Svensson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Box 157, SE 221 00, Lund, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 60:365-71. 2006
    ..The focus group evaluation largely supported the findings from the analyses of the dataset. Experiences of being user and interviewer were generally positive and perceived as rewarding...
  22. ncbi request reprint Total gastrectomy causes a sustained, long-term elevation of somatostatin in plasma, independent of the mode of reconstruction in pigs
    Ulrika Smedh
    Department of Surgery, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    In Vivo 23:99-103. 2009
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Jejunal pouch reconstruction but not preservation of duodenal passage after total gastrectomy reduces plasma cholecystokinin and pancreatic polypeptide long term in pigs
    Ulrika Smedh
    Department of Surgery, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    In Vivo 23:93-8. 2009
    ..The long-term effects of reconstructions of the gastrointestinal tract after gastrectomy on plasma levels of gastrointestinal hormones that contribute to food intake controls were evaluated...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic and clinical factors related to devaluation/discrimination and rejection experiences among users of mental health services
    Bertil Lundberg
    Department of Health Sciences, Division of Nursing, Lund University, PO Box 157, 22100, Lund, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:295-300. 2007
    ..A major goal in mental health research and policy is to identify ways to reduce stigma among persons with mental illness...
  25. ncbi request reprint Social network among people with persistent mental illness: associations with sociodemographic, clinical and health-related factors
    Mona Eklund
    Department of Health Sciences, Division of Occupational Therapy, Lund, Sweden
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 53:293-305. 2007
    ..Social interaction is crucial for whether a person will successfully accomplish important life tasks...
  26. ncbi request reprint The relationship between coping strategies and family burden among relatives of admitted psychiatric patients
    M Ostman
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, University of Lund, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 15:159-64. 2001
    ..The usefulness of coping instruments based on personality components in research on family burden is called into question, and a reconsideration of qualitative research methods is recommended...
  27. doi request reprint Dimensions and reliability of a questionnaire for the evaluation of subjective experiences of health among patients in mental health services
    Henrika Jormfeldt
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 29:51-62. 2008
    ..The Health Questionnaire may enable further empirical studies on subjectively experienced health in mental health services and serve as a measure of outcome and to monitor quality of care...
  28. ncbi request reprint Clinical and social changes in severely mentally ill individuals admitted to an outpatient psychosis team: an 18-month follow-up study
    Anita Bengtsson-Tops
    Department of Health Sciences, Kristianland University, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 17:3-11. 2003
    ..Changes related to level of contact with the psychosis team were also examined as well as aspects of the content of the treatment interventions and work situation from a staff perspective...
  29. ncbi request reprint Case management for individuals with a severe mental illness: a 6-year follow-up study
    Tommy Björkman
    Department of Health Sciences, Division of Nursing, Lund University, Sweden
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 53:12-22. 2007
    ..The present study was designed to provide information about client outcomes over a 6-year follow-up period...
  30. ncbi request reprint Personality and self-variables: important determinants of subjective quality of life in schizophrenia out-patients
    M Eklund
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Occupational Therapy, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 108:134-43. 2003
    ..The study hypothesized that objective life circumstances, personality, self-variables, and psychopathology would be determinants of quality of life...
  31. ncbi request reprint The relationship of needs and quality of life in persons with schizophrenia living in the community. A Nordic multi-center study
    Lars Hansson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Lund University, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 57:5-11. 2003
    ..Specific attention should in this context also be paid to unmet needs concerning social relationships and problems with accommodation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Appraisal of caregiving, burden and psychological distress in relatives of psychiatric inpatients
    Margareta Ostman
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Lund University, University Hospital 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Eur Psychiatry 19:402-7. 2004
    ..Interventions reducing psychological distress for relatives who have known the patients for more than 20 years, who live with the patient, who give care on a daily basis and who appraise their caregiving negatively are suggested...
  33. ncbi request reprint Outcome of case management based on the strengths model compared to standard care. A randomised controlled trial
    Tommy Björkman
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:147-52. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the outcome of a strengths model of case management service (SCM) compared to standard care...
  34. ncbi request reprint Empowerment in people with a mental illness: reliability and validity of the Swedish version of an empowerment scale
    Lars Hansson
    Department of Nursing, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 19:32-8. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the Swedish version Making Decisions may well be used in further studies of empowerment among people with a mental illness...
  35. ncbi request reprint Adult quality of life and associated factors in adolescent onset schizophrenia and affective psychotic disorders
    Hakan Jarbin
    Dept of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, County Hospital, 30185 Halmstad, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:725-9. 2004
    ..Subjects in treatment for affective disorders are usually less satisfied with life compared to subjects with schizophrenia...
  36. doi request reprint Psychometric characteristics of a self-report questionnaire (HPIQ) focusing on health promotion interventions in mental health services
    Petra Svedberg
    School of Health Sciences and Social Work, Vaxjo University, Vaxjo, Sweden
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 17:171-9. 2008
    ..With additional testing, the questionnaire could facilitate the work of defining and evaluating health promotion interventions conducted by the mental health services...
  37. ncbi request reprint The importance of work as compared to other forms of daily occupations for wellbeing and functioning among persons with long-term mental illness
    Mona Eklund
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Occupational Therapy, P O Box 157, Lund SE 221 00, Sweden
    Community Ment Health J 40:465-77. 2004
    ..It was concluded that competitive work should be an urgent end goal for services designed for occupational or vocational support...
  38. ncbi request reprint Children in families with a severely mentally ill member. Prevalence and needs for support
    Margareta Ostman
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, University Hospital, 22185 Lund, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:243-8. 2002
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Structured patient-clinician communication and 1-year outcome in community mental healthcare: cluster randomised controlled trial
    Stefan Priebe
    Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry, Queen Mary, University of London, Newham Centre for Mental Health, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 191:420-6. 2007
    ..Patient-clinician communication is central to mental healthcare but neglected in research...
  40. ncbi request reprint Subjective versus interviewer assessment of global quality of life among persons with schizophrenia living in the community: a Nordic multicentre study
    Anita Bengtsson-Tops
    Department of Health Sciences and Social Work, University of Vaxjo, Sweden
    Qual Life Res 14:221-9. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia and contact with health and social services: a Nordic multi-centre study
    Knut W Sørgaard
    Nordlandssykehuset, Bodø, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 57:253-61. 2003
    ..In a Nordic multi-centre study investigating the life and care situation of persons with schizophrenia living in the community, factors explaining use of health and social services were examined...
  42. ncbi request reprint Background factors as determinants of satisfaction with care among first-episode psychosis patients
    Maria Mattsson
    Dept of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:749-54. 2005
    ..To evaluate the impact of demographic and psychosocial background factors and psychiatric and functional status before and at admission on the patients' satisfaction with care (PSC) among first-episode psychosis (FEP) patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the psychosocial environment of two types of residences for persons with severe mental illness: small congregate community residences and psychiatric inpatient settings
    David Brunt
    School of Health Sciences and Social Work, Vaxjo University, Sweden
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 48:243-52. 2002
    ..Among these solutions are small congregate residences built in the community to provide suitable housing and support for those not able or willing to live independently...
  44. ncbi request reprint Structure of needs among persons with schizophrenia
    Jyrki Korkeila
    Dept of Psychiatry, Turku University Central Hospital and University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:233-9. 2005
    ..Several studies have focused on the associations between ratings of needs by patients and staff and have found clear differences, especially concerning the unmet needs...
  45. ncbi request reprint The impact of routine outcome measurement on treatment processes in community mental health care: approach and methods of the MECCA study
    Stefan Priebe
    University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 11:198-205. 2002
    ..Moreover, the study will hopefully reveal new insights into how therapeutic processes in community mental health care work and how they can be optimised...
  46. ncbi request reprint A new scale to assess the therapeutic relationship in community mental health care: STAR
    Rebecca McGuire-Snieckus
    Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
    Psychol Med 37:85-95. 2007
    ..This study aimed to develop a measure of the TR with clinician and patient versions using psychometric principles for test construction...
  47. ncbi request reprint The influence of temperament and character on functioning and aspects of psychological health among people with schizophrenia
    Mona Eklund
    Division of Occupational Therapy, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Lund University, P O Box 157, 22100 Lund, Sweden
    Eur Psychiatry 19:34-41. 2004
    ..The article discusses how knowledge of schizophrenic patients' personality structure might be used for tailoring psychiatric treatments...
  48. ncbi request reprint The quality of life of persons with severe mental illness across housing settings
    David Brunt
    School of Health Sciences and Social Work, Vaxjo University, SE 351 95 Växjö, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 58:293-8. 2004
    ..There was no evidence to support the concept of the quality of life gradient across housing settings...
  49. ncbi request reprint Reliability of the Body Awareness Scale-Health
    Amanda Lundvik Gyllensten
    Department of Physical Therapy, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 18:213-9. 2004
    ..65 and 0.92. The BAS-H seems to be a reliable assessment in the rehabilitation of patient with prolonged pain, psychiatric disorders and healthy controls when used according to the manual. The authors, however, suggest some revisions...
  50. pmc Reinstitutionalisation in mental health care: comparison of data on service provision from six European countries
    Stefan Priebe
    Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry, Queen Mary University of London, Newham Centre for Mental Health, London E13 8SP
    BMJ 330:123-6. 2005
    ..To establish whether reinstitutionalisation is occurring in mental health care and, if so, with what variations between western European countries...
  51. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of the social environment of small group homes for individuals with severe mental illness
    David Brunt
    IVOSA, Växjö Universitet SE 351 95 Växjö, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 56:39-46. 2002
    ..The social environment, as rated by the residents and staff, was similar to that recommended for psychotic patients and to that proposed as a suitable supportive profile together with low levels of staff control and anger and aggression...
  52. ncbi request reprint Inequality and inequity in use of mental health services
    Lars Hansson
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 107:161-2. 2003