Svante Ostling

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Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Psychotic symptoms in a population-based sample of 85-year-old individuals with dementia
    Svante Ostling
    The Sahlgrenska Academy at Gothenburg University, Institute of Clinical Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 24:3-8. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Psychotic and behavioural symptoms in a population-based sample of the very elderly subjects
    S Ostling
    Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 120:147-52. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychotic symptoms and paranoid ideation in a population-based sample of 95-year-olds
    Svante Ostling
    Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Psychiatry, and Neurochemistry Section, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:999-1004. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint The incidence of first-onset psychotic symptoms and paranoid ideation in a representative population sample followed from age 70-90 years. Relation to mortality and later development of dementia
    S Ostling
    The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Institute of Clinical Neuroscience and Physiology, Psychiatry Section, Unit of Epidemiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:520-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Cognitive test performance in relation to psychotic symptoms and paranoid ideation in non-demented 85-year-olds
    S Ostling
    Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Sweden
    Psychol Med 34:443-50. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Basal ganglia calcification and psychotic symptoms in the very old
    Svante Ostling
    The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Psychiatry Section, Unit for Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:983-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychotic symptoms and paranoid ideation in a nondemented population-based sample of the very old
    Svante Ostling
    Goteborg University, Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Psychiatry Section, Sahlgrenska University Hospital S, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:53-9. 2002
  8. pmc Nonlinear blood pressure effects on cognition in old age: separating between-person and within-person associations
    Valgeir Thorvaldsson
    Department of Psychology, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Psychol Aging 27:375-83. 2012
  9. doi request reprint The prevalence of psychotic symptoms and paranoid ideation in non-demented population samples aged 70-82 years
    Robert Sigström
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, the Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:1413-9. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Midlife homocysteine and late-life dementia in women. A prospective population study
    Dimitri E Zylberstein
    Sahlgrenska School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Neurobiol Aging 32:380-6. 2011

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Publications40

  1. doi request reprint Psychotic symptoms in a population-based sample of 85-year-old individuals with dementia
    Svante Ostling
    The Sahlgrenska Academy at Gothenburg University, Institute of Clinical Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 24:3-8. 2011
    ..This finding of a high proportion of psychotic symptoms also in individuals with mild severity of VaD should alert health professionals to evaluate dementia in very old patients who present with hallucinations or delusions...
  2. doi request reprint Psychotic and behavioural symptoms in a population-based sample of the very elderly subjects
    S Ostling
    Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 120:147-52. 2009
    ..The aim was to elucidate the relationship between psychotic and behavioural symptoms in the elderly...
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychotic symptoms and paranoid ideation in a population-based sample of 95-year-olds
    Svante Ostling
    Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Psychiatry, and Neurochemistry Section, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:999-1004. 2007
    ..To examine the 1-year prevalence of psychotic symptoms and schizophrenia in nondemented 95-year-olds, and to examine the relation between psychotic symptoms and other psychiatric symptoms, sensory impairments, and cognitive functioning...
  4. ncbi request reprint The incidence of first-onset psychotic symptoms and paranoid ideation in a representative population sample followed from age 70-90 years. Relation to mortality and later development of dementia
    S Ostling
    The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Institute of Clinical Neuroscience and Physiology, Psychiatry Section, Unit of Epidemiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:520-8. 2007
    ..Limited data are available on the incidence of psychotic symptoms in the elderly...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cognitive test performance in relation to psychotic symptoms and paranoid ideation in non-demented 85-year-olds
    S Ostling
    Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Sweden
    Psychol Med 34:443-50. 2004
    ..However, it is not clear whether this finding would be observed in general population samples of non-demented elderly, particularly after adjustment for potential confounding factors...
  6. ncbi request reprint Basal ganglia calcification and psychotic symptoms in the very old
    Svante Ostling
    The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Psychiatry Section, Unit for Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:983-7. 2003
    ..Basal ganglia calcification (BGC) is associated with psychotic symptoms in young and middle-aged patient samples...
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychotic symptoms and paranoid ideation in a nondemented population-based sample of the very old
    Svante Ostling
    Goteborg University, Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Psychiatry Section, Sahlgrenska University Hospital S, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:53-9. 2002
    ..Psychotic symptoms are reported to be uncommon in the elderly, and may be underrated in traditional epidemiological studies...
  8. pmc Nonlinear blood pressure effects on cognition in old age: separating between-person and within-person associations
    Valgeir Thorvaldsson
    Department of Psychology, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Psychol Aging 27:375-83. 2012
    ..Notably, between-person and within-person estimates did not reveal similar associations, suggesting the need to separate the two effects in the analysis of associations between BP and cognition in old age...
  9. doi request reprint The prevalence of psychotic symptoms and paranoid ideation in non-demented population samples aged 70-82 years
    Robert Sigström
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, the Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:1413-9. 2009
    ..Psychotic symptoms may be less prevalent among younger elderly. We examined the prevalence of psychotic symptoms in a population-based sample of non-demented elderly aged 70-82 years...
  10. doi request reprint Midlife homocysteine and late-life dementia in women. A prospective population study
    Dimitri E Zylberstein
    Sahlgrenska School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Neurobiol Aging 32:380-6. 2011
    ..Kaplan-Meier plots showed divergence with respect to dementia after 22 years of follow-up. In conclusion, high homocysteine in midlife is an independent risk factor for the development of late-life Alzheimer dementia in women...
  11. doi request reprint The 1-month prevalence of generalized anxiety disorder according to DSM-IV, DSM-V, and ICD-10 among nondemented 75-year-olds in Gothenburg, Sweden
    Johan Nilsson
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:963-72. 2012
    ..We also aimed to examine comorbidity between GAD and other psychiatric diagnoses, such as depression...
  12. doi request reprint Leptin and dementia over 32 years-The Prospective Population Study of Women
    Deborah R Gustafson
    Section for Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Unit at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Alzheimers Dement 8:272-7. 2012
    ..We explored the relationship between serum leptin in mid-life and dementia, which is a late-life outcome...
  13. doi request reprint Lower CSF interleukin-6 predicts future depression in a population-based sample of older women followed for 17 years
    Silke Kern
    Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Unit, Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Brain Behav Immun 32:153-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine associations between CSF interleukin-6 (IL-6) and related proinflammatory cytokines and current and future depression in a population-based sample of older women who were followed for 17 years...
  14. doi request reprint Blood pressure trajectories from midlife to late life in relation to dementia in women followed for 37 years
    Erik Joas
    Department of Neurochemistry and Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Unit, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Hypertension 59:796-801. 2012
    ..Whether the trajectory of blood pressure is a risk factor or part of the clinical course of dementia needs to be elucidated...
  15. doi request reprint Attempted suicide in the elderly: characteristics of suicide attempters 70 years and older and a general population comparison group
    Stefan Wiktorsson
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Neuropshychiatric Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:57-67. 2010
    ..To identify factors associated with attempted suicide in the elderly...
  16. doi request reprint A population-based study on phobic fears and DSM-IV specific phobia in 70-year olds
    Robert Sigström
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, University of Gothenburg, Molndal, Sweden
    J Anxiety Disord 25:148-53. 2011
    ..SP was related to lower global functioning. We conclude that specific phobia in the elderly should receive attention from health professionals as it is common and associated with a decrease in global functioning...
  17. doi request reprint The pattern of cognitive symptoms predicts time to dementia onset
    Simona Sacuiu
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Molndal, Sweden
    Alzheimers Dement 5:199-206. 2009
    ..Our objective was to investigate whether different patterns of cognitive symptoms at ages 70, 75, and 79 years predict short-term (< or =5 years) and long-term (>5 years) dementia onset...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of social phobia in non-demented elderly from a swedish population study
    Björn Karlsson
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:127-35. 2009
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  19. doi request reprint Onset and rate of cognitive change before dementia diagnosis: findings from two Swedish population-based longitudinal studies
    Valgeir Thorvaldsson
    Department of Psychology, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 17:154-62. 2011
    ..Onset occurred later and acceleration was greater in crystallized abilities, suggesting that those markers may provide more valid identification of cases in later stages of the prodromal phase...
  20. doi request reprint Prevalence of cardiovascular disorders and risk factors in two 75-year-old birth cohorts examined in 1976-1977 and 2005-2006
    Xinyue Zhi
    Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Unit, Neuropsykiatri SU Mölndal, Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Wallinsgatan 6, Molndal, 431 41 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Aging Clin Exp Res 25:377-83. 2013
    ..This study examines birth cohort differences in cardiovascular disorders and risk factors in Swedish elderly...
  21. ncbi request reprint Midlife respiratory function and Incidence of Alzheimer's disease: a 29-year longitudinal study in women
    Xinxin Guo
    Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Clinical Neurosciences, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Neurobiol Aging 28:343-50. 2007
    ..94), 0.71 (0.54-0.95) and 0.74 (0.56-0.98), respectively, after adjustment for potential confounders. These data reinforce the advantages of maintaining good respiratory function in midlife, even though causation cannot be established...
  22. doi request reprint One-month prevalence of mental disorders in a population sample of 95-year olds
    Anne Börjesson-Hanson
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Neuropsychiatry Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:284-91. 2011
    ..To determine the 1-month prevalence of mental disorders among 95-year olds...
  23. doi request reprint 37 years of body mass index and dementia: observations from the prospective population study of women in Gothenburg, Sweden
    Deborah R Gustafson
    Department of Neurochemistry and Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Unit, at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Alzheimers Dis 28:163-71. 2012
    ..BMI may be a potential marker of dementia-related neuropathologies in the brain. Dementia is related to a common risk factor, BMI, from mid-to late-life...
  24. doi request reprint Sense of coherence in elderly suicide attempters: the impact of social and health-related factors
    Madeleine Mellqvist
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:986-93. 2011
    ..An association between sense of coherence (SOC) and suicidal behavior has been suggested. The aim of this study was to identify factors associated with low SOC in elderly suicide attempters...
  25. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, weight status, diabetes and dementia: a 34-year follow-up of the population study of women in gothenburg
    Kirsten Mehlig
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Neuroepidemiology 42:252-9. 2014
    ..Conclusions: Shared risk factors suggest a similar aetiology for diabetes and dementia and partially explain the association between diseases. © 2014 S. Karger AG, Basel. ..
  26. doi request reprint Paranoid symptoms and hallucinations among the older people in Western Europe
    Svante Ostling
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Psychiatry Section, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:573-9. 2013
    ..It is not clear whether the prevalence of psychosis increases with age. We studied the age-specific prevalence of psychotic symptoms in older people in Western Europe...
  27. ncbi request reprint Secular changes in the relation between social factors and depression: a study of two birth cohorts of Swedish septuagenarians followed for 5 years
    Linnea Sjöberg
    Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Affect Disord 150:245-52. 2013
    ..Rapid societal changes occurred in the Western world during the 20(th) century. It is not clear whether this has changed the relation between social factors and depression in older people...
  28. doi request reprint Depression in Swedish women: relationship to factors at birth
    Pia Gudmundsson
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Section for Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:55-60. 2011
    ..Lower than median birth weights and shorter gestational time were related to lifetime depression in women. Both neurodevelopmental and environmental contributions to lifetime depression may be considered...
  29. doi request reprint Midlife psychological stress and risk of dementia: a 35-year longitudinal population study
    Lena Johansson
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Sahlgrenska Academy at Gothenburg University, 43141 Mölndal, Sweden
    Brain 133:2217-24. 2010
    ..More studies are needed to confirm our findings and to study potential neurobiological mechanisms of these associations...
  30. pmc Secular changes in cognitive predictors of dementia and mortality in 70-year-olds
    S Sacuiu
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Unit of Psychiatric Epidemiology, University of Gothenburg and Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Wallinsgatan 6, 431 41 Mölndal, Sweden
    Neurology 75:779-85. 2010
    ..Successive elderly birth cohorts improved in cognitive performance during the 20th century. It is not clear whether this influences cognitive predictors of dementia and mortality...
  31. pmc Adiposity indicators and dementia over 32 years in Sweden
    D R Gustafson
    Section for Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Unit, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Neurology 73:1559-66. 2009
    ..Late-life decrease in body mass index (BMI) or body weight within several years of a dementia diagnosis has also been reported. Differences in study designs and analyses may provide different pictures of this relationship...
  32. doi request reprint Determinants of sexual activity in four birth cohorts of Swedish 70-year-olds examined 1971-2001
    Nils Beckman
    Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Sex Med 11:401-10. 2014
    ..Knowledge about determinants of sexual activity in older adults in the general population is limited. Human senescence has been delayed by a decade, and people are reaching old age in better health...
  33. pmc Temporal lobe atrophy and white matter lesions are related to major depression over 5 years in the elderly
    Pernille J Olesen
    Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Unit, Section for Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Molndal, Sweden
    Neuropsychopharmacology 35:2638-45. 2010
    ..This may have implications for prevention, as both neurodegeneration and cerebrovascular disease have been related to preventable factors...
  34. doi request reprint The prognosis and incidence of social phobia in an elderly population. A 5-year follow-up
    B Karlsson
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 122:4-10. 2010
    ..To examine the prognosis and incidence of social fears and phobia in an elderly population sample followed for 5 years...
  35. pmc Secular changes in at-risk drinking in Sweden: birth cohort comparisons in 75-year-old men and women 1976-2006
    Margda Waern
    Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Unit, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Age Ageing 43:228-34. 2014
    ..little is known about the prevalence of at-risk drinking in older adults...
  36. ncbi request reprint Biological correlates of clinical subgroups of Alzheimer's disease
    Magnus Sjogren
    Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 14:191-7. 2002
    ..For instance, a decreased CSF level of HVA (p < 0.001) was specific to AD type I and decreased rCBF (p < 0.05 to <0.001) in three particular regions was specific to AD type II...
  37. ncbi request reprint The incidence of first-onset depression in a population followed from the age of 70 to 85
    S P Pálsson
    Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Psychol Med 31:1159-68. 2001
    ..Due to the limited data available, it is not clear whether the incidence of first-onset depression varies with age in the elderly...
  38. doi request reprint Alcoholic beverages and incidence of dementia: 34-year follow-up of the prospective population study of women in Goteborg
    K Mehlig
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine Primary Health Care, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 167:684-91. 2008
    ..Because a protective effect was not seen for the other beverages, at least part of the association for wine may be explained by components other than ethanol...
  39. ncbi request reprint Suicidal feelings in a population sample of nondemented 85-year-olds
    I Skoog
    Department of Psychiatry, Sahlgrenska Hospital, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Am J Psychiatry 153:1015-20. 1996
    ..The authors studied the 1-month frequency of suicidal feelings among very old people...
  40. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic criteria influence dementia prevalence
    Johannes Wancata
    Medical University of Vienna, Department of Psychiatry, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:1034-45. 2007
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