Liisa Keltikangas-Jarvinen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Hostility in adolescents and adults: a genome-wide association study of the Young Finns
    P Merjonen
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Transl Psychiatry 1:e11. 2011
  2. pmc Personality Profiles Identify Depressive Symptoms over Ten Years? A Population-Based Study
    Kim Josefsson
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work, and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Depress Res Treat 2011:431314. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Inhibited and disinhibited temperament and autonomic stress reactivity
    L Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Psychophysiol 33:185-96. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Childhood hyperactivity as a predictor of carotid artery intima media thickness over a period of 21 years: the cardiovascular risk in young Finns study
    Liisa Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 68:509-16. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Tryptophan hydroxylase 1 gene haplotypes modify the effect of a hostile childhood environment on adulthood harm avoidance
    L Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Genes Brain Behav 6:305-13. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Type A eagerness-energy across developmental periods predicts adulthood carotid intima-media thickness: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Liisa Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 27:1638-44. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Serotonin receptor genes 5HT1A and 5HT2A modify the relation between childhood temperament and adulthood hostility
    L Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Genes Brain Behav 7:46-52. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Dopamine receptor D2 gene Taq1A (C32806T) polymorphism modifies the relationship between birth weight and educational attainment in adulthood: 21-year follow-up of the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Liisa Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, FIN 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatrics 120:756-61. 2007
  9. doi request reprint DRD2 C32806T modifies the effect of child-rearing environment on adulthood novelty seeking
    Liisa Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 150:389-94. 2009
  10. pmc Does neuregulin-1 play a role in Type A behavior? The cardiovascular risk in young Finns study
    Helena M Service
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Behav Brain Funct 4:40. 2008

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Publications100

  1. pmc Hostility in adolescents and adults: a genome-wide association study of the Young Finns
    P Merjonen
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Transl Psychiatry 1:e11. 2011
    ..These suggestive associations did not replicate across all measurement times, which warrants further study on these SNPs in other populations...
  2. pmc Personality Profiles Identify Depressive Symptoms over Ten Years? A Population-Based Study
    Kim Josefsson
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work, and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Depress Res Treat 2011:431314. 2011
    ..These associations were very similar in cross-sectional and longitudinal analysis. Personality profiles help in understanding the complex associations between depressive symptoms and personality...
  3. ncbi request reprint Inhibited and disinhibited temperament and autonomic stress reactivity
    L Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Psychophysiol 33:185-96. 1999
    ..The findings are in part contrary to the hypotheses presented in the literature. They also suggest that the temperamental inhibition-HR reactivity relationship is mediated by the parasympathetic nervous system...
  4. ncbi request reprint Childhood hyperactivity as a predictor of carotid artery intima media thickness over a period of 21 years: the cardiovascular risk in young Finns study
    Liisa Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 68:509-16. 2006
    ..We investigated whether childhood temperament was able to predict carotid artery intima media thickness (IMT) and/or its risk factors in adulthood 21 years later...
  5. ncbi request reprint Tryptophan hydroxylase 1 gene haplotypes modify the effect of a hostile childhood environment on adulthood harm avoidance
    L Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Genes Brain Behav 6:305-13. 2007
    ..In addition, the findings suggest a gene-environment correlation for novelty seeking in men...
  6. ncbi request reprint Type A eagerness-energy across developmental periods predicts adulthood carotid intima-media thickness: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Liisa Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 27:1638-44. 2007
    ..We examined the Type A behavior across developmental periods as a predictor of adult carotid artery intima-media thickness (IMT)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Serotonin receptor genes 5HT1A and 5HT2A modify the relation between childhood temperament and adulthood hostility
    L Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Genes Brain Behav 7:46-52. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to clarify whether mother-related hyperactivity adequately describes the temperament of the child or is a reflection of mother's hostile child-rearing attitudes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dopamine receptor D2 gene Taq1A (C32806T) polymorphism modifies the relationship between birth weight and educational attainment in adulthood: 21-year follow-up of the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Liisa Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, FIN 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatrics 120:756-61. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to study whether variation in the dopamine receptor gene (dopamine receptor D2 polymorphism, rs1800497) modifies the association between birth weight and educational attainment in adulthood...
  9. doi request reprint DRD2 C32806T modifies the effect of child-rearing environment on adulthood novelty seeking
    Liisa Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 150:389-94. 2009
    ..The findings suggest that the DRD2 may have an environmentally moderated impact on Novelty seeking and that the origins of such an association may lie already in childhood...
  10. pmc Does neuregulin-1 play a role in Type A behavior? The cardiovascular risk in young Finns study
    Helena M Service
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Behav Brain Funct 4:40. 2008
    ..e. the suggested "outcomes" of Type A behavior. Therefore, NRG1 is hypothesized to be associated with Type A behavior...
  11. ncbi request reprint Vital exhaustion, temperament, and cardiac reactivity in task-induced stress
    Liisa Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, Helsinki 00014, Finland
    Biol Psychol 65:121-35. 2004
    ..Findings suggest that background stress may diminish one's capacity to cope with acute stress...
  12. doi request reprint Dopamine and serotonin systems modify environmental effects on human behavior: a review
    Liisa Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Psychol 50:574-82. 2009
    ..In the light of these results it seems highly plausible that the effects of genes may become evident only when studied in the context of environmental factors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association between the type 4 dopamine receptor gene polymorphism and novelty seeking
    Liisa Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 65:471-6. 2003
    ..Mixed results have been reported on the association between the type 4 dopamine receptor gene (DRD4) and the temperament dimension of novelty seeking. We tested this association by specifying the analysis to components of novelty seeking...
  14. ncbi request reprint Childhood roots of adulthood hostility: family factors as predictors of cognitive and affective hostility
    Liisa Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Child Dev 74:1751-68. 2003
    ..Results underline the need to consider the conjoint effects of various factors because the same characteristics play different roles in different contexts...
  15. doi request reprint Does genetic background moderate the association between parental education and school achievement?
    L Keltikangas-Jarvinen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Genes Brain Behav 9:318-24. 2010
    ..The present finding may at least partly answer the important question why academic outcomes of environmental interventions vary even at the same intelligence levels of the students...
  16. ncbi request reprint Neuregulin-1 genotype moderates the association between job strain and early atherosclerosis in young men
    Mirka Hintsanen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Behav Med 33:148-55. 2007
    ..Neuregulin-1 (NRG-1) has various roles in the development and function of the heart and autonomic nervous system...
  17. ncbi request reprint Job strain and early atherosclerosis: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Mirka Hintsanen
    Department of Psychology, PUniversity of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 67:740-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether job strain and social support are associated with early atherosclerosis measured by carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) in young adults...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cloninger's temperament dimensions and affective responses to different challenges
    Sampsa Puttonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Compr Psychiatry 46:128-34. 2005
    ..Especially, novelty seeking and harm avoidance appear to have a significant influence on emotional experience...
  19. doi request reprint Interactive effect of long-term mental stress and cardiac stress reactivity on carotid intima-media thickness: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Nadja Chumaeva
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Stress 12:283-93. 2009
    ..Autonomic imbalance resulting from chronic stress may be the common mechanism linking vital exhaustion and cardiac responsiveness to an increased risk of atherosclerosis...
  20. doi request reprint Hostility, metabolic syndrome, inflammation and cardiac control in young adults: The Young Finns Study
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychol 87:234-40. 2011
    ..05), and higher levels of inflammation (β = 0.09, p < 0.01). We concluded that hostility is associated with metabolic syndrome and systemic inflammation in women and these conditions may be factors linking hostility to CHD...
  21. ncbi request reprint Serotonin receptor 2A gene and the influence of childhood maternal nurturance on adulthood depressive symptoms
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:356-60. 2007
    ..Gene-environment interactions are assumed to be involved in the development of depression...
  22. doi request reprint Cardiac stress reactivity and recovery of novelty seekers
    Mirka Hintsanen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Behav Med 16:236-40. 2009
    ..Novelty seeking temperament has been associated with higher coronary heart disease risk factors, but the mechanism behind the association is open. Cardiac stress response is a potential candidate...
  23. ncbi request reprint Lifecourse socioeconomic position, C-reactive protein, and carotid intima-media thickness in young adults: the cardiovascular risk in Young Finns Study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:2197-202. 2005
    ..We examined associations between socioeconomic position in childhood and adulthood, adult CRP, and carotid intima-media thickness (IMT), a presymptomatic predictor of coronary heart disease, in a population of young adults...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effort-reward imbalance, heart rate, and heart rate variability: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Mirka Hintsanen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Behav Med 14:202-12. 2007
    ..However, only limited empirical evidence on this mechanism is available...
  25. ncbi request reprint Temperament and depressive symptoms: a population-based longitudinal study on Cloninger's psychobiological temperament model
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 83:227-32. 2004
    ..R., Svrakic, D.M., Przybeck, T.R., 1993. A psychobiological model of temperament and character. Arch. Gen. Psychiatry 50, 975-990.], predicted depressive symptoms across a 4-year follow-up...
  26. ncbi request reprint Relationship between DRD4 polymorphism and lipid metabolism: what is the role of novelty seeking?
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuropsychobiology 51:53-8. 2005
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  27. ncbi request reprint Anger is associated with subclinical atherosclerosis in low SES but not in higher SES men and women. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Päivi Merjonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    J Behav Med 31:35-44. 2008
    ..It is concluded that the ill health-effects of psychological factors such as anger may be more pronounced in individuals who have been exposed to adverse socioeconomic circumstances early in life...
  28. doi request reprint Parental care-giving and home environment predicting offspring's temperament and character traits after 18 years
    Kim Josefsson
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work, and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 209:643-51. 2013
    ..Parental care-giving and home-environment are more strongly related to psychological maturity (character) than emotional and behavioral tendencies (temperament). ..
  29. doi request reprint Body-image dissatisfaction is strongly associated with chronic dysphoria
    Tom Rosenström
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 150:253-60. 2013
    ..Individual depressive symptoms may contribute to the risk of chronic depression. This study aimed to explore which symptoms predict chronic dysphoria, a hallmark of depression...
  30. ncbi request reprint Parental socioeconomic position and parental life satisfaction as predictors of job strain in adulthood: 18-year follow-up of the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Taina Hintsa
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 61:243-9. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to prospectively examine whether parental socioeconomic position (SEP) and parental life satisfaction predict job strain in adulthood...
  31. ncbi request reprint Child-rearing attitudes and cardiovascular risk among children: moderating influence of parental socioeconomic status
    Laura Pulkki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, Finland
    Prev Med 36:55-63. 2003
    ..We examined associations of parental socioeconomic status (SES) and hostile maternal child-rearing attitudes with the insulin resistance syndrome (IRS) precursors in children...
  32. doi request reprint Val/Met polymorphism of the COMT gene moderates the association between job strain and early atherosclerosis in young men
    Mirka Hintsanen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 50:649-57. 2008
    ..COMT gene influences dopamine transmission and dopaminergic activity might moderate effects of stress on CHD risk. We examine whether COMT Val158Met polymorphism moderates the association between job strain and atherosclerosis...
  33. doi request reprint Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase activation and depressive symptoms: results from the Young Finns Study
    Marko Elovainio
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 74:675-81. 2012
    ..To examine whether the activation of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO), an enzyme involved in serotonin production, is associated with depressive symptoms...
  34. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and C-reactive protein: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychol Med 36:797-805. 2006
    ..We tested the hypothesis that depressive symptoms in healthy young adults would be associated with elevated levels of C-reactive proteins (CRP)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Epidermal growth factor A61G polymorphism and cardiac autonomic control in adults
    Sampsa Puttonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 29:702-7. 2005
    ..The present findings suggest that epidermal growth factor A61G polymorphism is associated with cardiac control in women...
  36. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and carotid artery intima-media thickness in young adults: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 67:561-7. 2005
    ..We tested the hypothesis that a high level of depressive symptoms in healthy young adults would be related to more prevalent preclinical atherosclerosis...
  37. doi request reprint Temperament and character predict body-mass index: a population-based prospective cohort study
    Mirka Hintsanen
    Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, Unit of Personality Work and Organizational Psychology, Center for Research on Teaching, Department of Teacher Education, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 73:391-7. 2012
    ..Personality is a potential factor determining individual differences in body-weight change. The current study examines associations between personality traits and change in body-mass index (BMI) over six years...
  38. pmc Childhood Psychosocial Cumulative Risks and Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Adulthood: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Christian Hakulinen
    From the IBS, Unit of Personality, Work, and Health Psychology Hakulinen, Pulkki Råback, Elovainio, Jokela, Hintsanen, Josefsson, Keltikangas Järvinen and Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies Pulkki Råback, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland National Institute for Health and Welfare Elovainio, Helsinki, Finland Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health Kubzansky, Boston, Massachusetts Unit of Psychology, Faculty of Education, University of Oulu Hintsanen, Oulu, Finland Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine Juonala, Raitakari, University of Turku, Turku, Finland Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Kivimäki, University College London, London, UK Department of Pediatrics Hutri Kähönen, University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland Department of Clinical Physiology Kähönen, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland Department of Medicine Viikari, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland and Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine Raitakari, Italy
    Psychosom Med 78:171-81. 2016
    ..g., cumulative risk) with carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) and its progression among young adults. Higher cumulative risk score in childhood was expected to be associated with higher IMT and its progression...
  39. doi request reprint Temperament, health-related behaviors, and autonomic cardiac regulation: the cardiovascular risk in young Finns study
    Sampsa Puttonen
    Department of Psychology, PO Box 9, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychol 78:204-10. 2008
    ..136) and pNN50 (p=0.236) attenuated to the null, but adjustment for biological risk factors had little effect. Reward dependence and persistence were unrelated to indices of cardiac regulation...
  40. ncbi request reprint BIS-BAS sensitivity and cardiac autonomic stress profiles
    Tarja Heponiemi
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychophysiology 41:37-45. 2004
    ..BIS sensitivity was unrelated to both reactivity and baseline levels of all measures. Overall, our results suggest that the relationship of the BAS with cardiac reactivity seems to be mediated by the parasympathetic nervous system...
  41. ncbi request reprint The serotonin receptor 2A gene moderates the influence of parental socioeconomic status on adulthood harm avoidance
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, Helsinki 00014, Finland
    Behav Genet 37:567-74. 2007
    ..We conclude that the T102C polymorphism of the HTR2A gene may be involved in the development of temperament by moderating the influence of environmental conditions...
  42. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status and the development of depressive symptoms from childhood to adulthood: a longitudinal analysis across 27 years of follow-up in the Young Finns study
    Marko Elovainio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 74:923-9. 2012
    ..We concluded that the effect of childhood SES on depressive symptoms diminishes over time, but a higher level of, and especially faster decline of, depressive symptoms predicts the adulthood occupational SES gradient...
  43. doi request reprint Personality and having children: a two-way relationship
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Pers Soc Psychol 96:218-30. 2009
    ..These findings suggest a two-way relationship between personality and having children...
  44. doi request reprint Longitudinal measurement invariance of the effort-reward imbalance scales in the Young Finns study
    Maria Törnroos
    Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, IBS, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 71:289-94. 2014
    ..We tested the measurement invariance of the effort-reward imbalance (ERI) scales using the ERI Questionnaire (ERI-Q). Additionally, we examined the criterion validity of the ERI scales...
  45. doi request reprint Associations of personality profiles with various aspects of well-being: a population-based study
    Kim Josefsson
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work, and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 133:265-73. 2011
    ..In a previous Israeli study personality was strongly associated with well-being. However, it is not well known which aspects of this association are culture-specific, and which are common to most cultures...
  46. ncbi request reprint Does the level of LDL cholesterol moderate a relationship between DRD4 and novelty seeking?
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Psychology, PO Box 9, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychol 68:79-86. 2005
    ..This finding did not change after adjustment for apoE polymorphism. Our findings suggest that the genetic determination of temperament may be dependent on biological factors, such as LDL cholesterol...
  47. ncbi request reprint Tryptophan hydroxylase 1 gene (TPH1) moderates the influence of social support on depressive symptoms in adults
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 100:191-7. 2007
    ..We examined whether the common 218 A > C and 779 A > C polymorphisms in the tryptophan hydroxylase 1 gene (TPH1) moderated the association between perceived social support and sub-clinical depressive symptoms in adults...
  48. ncbi request reprint Genetic variants in the DRD2 gene moderate the relationship between stressful life events and depressive symptoms in adults: cardiovascular risk in young Finns study
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 69:391-5. 2007
    ..A number of studies suggest that variants in dopamine receptor genes, such as DRD2, are associated with depression but it is unclear if such variants also modify the association between life events and depression...
  49. ncbi request reprint Preemployment family factors as predictors of effort/reward imbalance in adulthood: a prospective 18-year follow-up in the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Taina Hintsa
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 49:659-66. 2007
    ..We prospectively examined whether preemployment family factors predict adulthood work stress manifested as effort-reward imbalance (ERI)...
  50. doi request reprint Moderating effect of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) activation in the association between depressive symptoms and carotid atherosclerosis: evidence from the Young Finns study
    Marko Elovainio
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, P O Box 9, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 133:611-4. 2011
    ..We tested the hypothesis that depressive symptoms are associated with atherosclerosis only when combined with other risk factors, such as inflammation indicated by indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) activation...
  51. doi request reprint Maturity and change in personality: developmental trends of temperament and character in adulthood
    Kim Josefsson
    University of Helsinki, Helsinki 00014, Finland
    Dev Psychopathol 25:713-27. 2013
    ..Both high novelty seeking and high persistence predicted overall personality change. These findings suggest that temperament and character traits follow different kinds of developmental trajectories. ..
  52. doi request reprint Stress proneness in molecularly defined long QT syndrome: a study using temperament assessment by behavioural inhibition system scale
    Ilmari Määttänen
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Stress Health 29:150-5. 2013
    ..Their innate stress proneness may have relevance because it increases our understanding on the role of stress in the manifestation of symptoms...
  53. doi request reprint Temperamental activity and epidermal growth factor A61G polymorphism in Finnish adults
    Sampsa Puttonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuropsychobiology 56:208-12. 2007
    ..Epidermal growth factor (EGF) has widespread effects on the developing and mature nervous system. This study examined whether genetic differences in the EGF predict differences in the self-reported level of activity temperament in adults...
  54. ncbi request reprint The combined effects of apolipoprotein E polymorphism and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol on cognitive performance in young adults
    Sampsa Puttonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuropsychobiology 48:35-40. 2003
    ..In conclusion, assessment of the influence of ApoE on cognitive performance may require taking additional physiological factors, such as the level of cholesterol, into account...
  55. pmc Lipid trajectories as predictors of depressive symptoms: the Young Finns Study
    Marko Elovainio
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, and Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Psychol 29:237-45. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to identify common trajectories of lipid levels across childhood and early adulthood life span...
  56. ncbi request reprint Contribution of adolescent and early adult personality to the inverse association between education and cardiovascular risk behaviours: prospective population-based cohort study
    Laura Pulkki
    Department of Psychology, Division of Applied Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Epidemiol 32:968-75. 2003
    ..We investigated the extent to which type A components in adolescence and early adulthood contributed to the inverse association between education and behavioural cardiovascular disease risk factors in adulthood...
  57. ncbi request reprint Impulsivity as a predictor of newly diagnosed depression
    Niklas Grano
    Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Psychol 48:173-9. 2007
    ..Impulsivity appears to be a distinct personality factor that may contribute to the onset of depressive illness in adults...
  58. pmc Pairwise measures of causal direction in the epidemiology of sleep problems and depression
    Tom Rosenström
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 7:e50841. 2012
    ..The findings are consistent with other emerging epidemiological and biological evidence...
  59. doi request reprint Temperament and migration patterns in Finland
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychol Sci 19:831-7. 2008
    ..These data suggest that temperament predicts the self-selection of environments on a demographic scale and may be relevant in understanding population dynamics...
  60. doi request reprint Gender differences in teachers' perceptions of students' temperament, educational competence, and teachability
    Sari Mullola
    Centre for Research on Teaching, Department of Teacher Education, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Educ Psychol 82:185-206. 2012
    ..Hence, temperament contributes to student's academic achievement and teacher's subjective ratings of school grades. However, little is known about the effect of gender and teacher's age on this association...
  61. doi request reprint Change in job strain and progression of atherosclerosis: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Tom Rosenström
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, Heksinki, Finland
    J Occup Health Psychol 16:139-50. 2011
    ..These data suggest that temporal changes in job demands and control are associated with IMT in men via multiple mechanisms...
  62. ncbi request reprint Early socioeconomic position and blood pressure in childhood and adulthood: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Hypertension 47:39-44. 2006
    ..These data suggest that early socioeconomic disadvantage influences later blood pressure in part through an effect on blood pressure in early life, which tracks into adulthood, and in part through an effect on BMI...
  63. doi request reprint Association of the apolipoprotein E gene, its promoter polymorphisms and haplotypes with depressive symptoms. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuropsychobiology 58:91-6. 2008
    ..In this study, the associations of the APOE gene promoter polymorphisms -219G/T and +113G/C and their haplotypes with depressive symptoms were examined...
  64. doi request reprint Urban/rural differences in body weight: evidence for social selection and causation hypotheses in Finland
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 68:867-75. 2009
    ..e. heavier people tend to migrate to more rural areas where people tend to get heavier...
  65. doi request reprint Serotonin receptor 1B genotype and hostility, anger and aggressive behavior through the lifespan: the Young Finns study
    Christian Hakulinen
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    J Behav Med 36:583-90. 2013
    ..Aggressive behavior and hostility might form a life course pattern, and the HTR1B might contribute to a development of this pattern. ..
  66. doi request reprint Testosterone and temperament traits in men: Longitudinal analysis
    Ilmari Määttänen
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:2243-8. 2013
    ..Reward dependence reflects the importance of social rewards to an individual. These results provide additional evidence for the stable and time-varying associations between testosterone and temperament in humans. ..
  67. ncbi request reprint Maternal perceptions and adolescent self-esteem: a six-year longitudinal study
    Kati Heinonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Adolescence 38:669-87. 2003
    ..Additionally, perceived difficult temperament at baseline predicted hostile child-rearing attitudes at first follow-up, which further predicted low self-esteem among girls only...
  68. ncbi request reprint Experiencing positive affect and negative affect during stress: relationships to cardiac reactivity and to facial expressions
    Tarja Heponiemi
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Psychol 47:327-37. 2006
    ..To conclude, cardiac reactivity may be associated with positive involvement and enthusiasm in some situations and all reactivity should not automatically be considered as potentially pathological...
  69. ncbi request reprint Cardiac autonomic reactivity and recovery in predicting carotid atherosclerosis: the cardiovascular risk in young Finns study
    Tarja Heponiemi
    University of Helsinki, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Psychol 26:13-21. 2007
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  70. ncbi request reprint Temperament in childhood predicts body mass in adulthood: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Laura Pulkki-Råback
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Psychol 24:307-15. 2005
    ..The findings suggest that temperamental difficulty in childhood may be a useful risk indicator for general body mass in adulthood, and the mechanisms relating temperament with body mass should be further explored...
  71. ncbi request reprint Novelty seeking: interaction between parental alcohol use and dopamine D4 receptor gene exon III polymorphism over 17 years
    Jari Lahti
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychiatr Genet 15:133-9. 2005
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  72. pmc Early atherosclerosis and cardiac autonomic responses to mental stress: a population-based study of the moderating influence of impaired endothelial function
    Nadja Chumaeva
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 10:16. 2010
    ..The present study aims to examine the interactive effect of acute mental stress-induced cardiac reactivity/recovery and endothelial function on the prevalence of carotid atherosclerosis...
  73. doi request reprint Cloninger's temperament traits and preclinical atherosclerosis: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Mirka Hintsanen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 67:77-84. 2009
    ..Cloninger's psychobiological model of temperament has recently raised interest as a risk factor for CHD. However, there are no studies that have examined the associations of Cloninger's temperament traits with atherosclerosis...
  74. pmc Do pre-employment influences explain the association between psychosocial factors at work and coronary heart disease? The Whitehall II study
    Taina Hintsa
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, Helsinki, FIN 00014, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 67:330-4. 2010
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  75. doi request reprint School performance as a predictor of adulthood obesity: a 21-year follow-up study
    Saija Alatupa
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9 Siltavuorenpenger 1A, 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:267-74. 2010
    ..Our result underscores that low school performance is a health risk factor that should be taken seriously in preventive health education...
  76. doi request reprint Disruptive behavior in childhood and socioeconomic position in adulthood: a prospective study over 27 years
    Saija Alatupa
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Public Health 58:247-56. 2013
    ..We examined whether childhood disruptive behavior (aggressiveness, hyperactivity and social adjustment), predicts adulthood socioeconomic position (SEP), i.e., educational level, occupational status and income and social mobility...
  77. doi request reprint Adulthood EAS-temperament and carotid artery intima-media thickness: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Laura Pulkki-Råback
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Psychol Health 26:61-75. 2011
    ..In women, there were no associations between temperament and IMT or FMD. These results suggest that a highly active temperament may contribute to early signs of atherosclerosis in men and that body mass may mediate this association...
  78. doi request reprint Cloninger's temperament traits and inherited long QT syndrome
    Ilmari Määttänen
    Institute of Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 71:245-9. 2011
    ..The objective of the present study was to examine the association between the symptom status of congenital long QT syndrome mutation carriers and their temperament...
  79. doi request reprint Divergent influence of different type A dimensions on job strain and effort-reward imbalance
    Taina Hintsa
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1-7. 2010
    ..We examined whether different Type A behavior dimensions have divergent influence on work stress...
  80. doi request reprint Shift work in young adults and carotid artery intima-media thickness: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Sampsa Puttonen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 205:608-13. 2009
    ..Shift work is associated with an elevated risk of cardiovascular disease, but the timing or mechanisms of this association is unclear...
  81. pmc Depressive symptoms and the metabolic syndrome in childhood and adulthood: a prospective cohort study
    Laura Pulkki-Råback
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Psychol 28:108-16. 2009
    ..To examine the reciprocal associations between depressive symptoms and clinical definitions of the metabolic syndrome in childhood and adulthood...
  82. ncbi request reprint The influence of urban/rural residency on depressive symptoms is moderated by the serotonin receptor 2A gene
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014, Finland
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 144:918-22. 2007
    ..The HTR2A gene may be involved in the development of depression by influencing how individuals respond to environmental conditions...
  83. doi request reprint Personality traits of the five-factor model are associated with effort-reward imbalance at work: a population-based study
    Maria Törnroos
    IBS, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 54:875-80. 2012
    ..This study examined the association between personality traits and work stress...
  84. doi request reprint Associations between dimensional personality measures and preclinical atherosclerosis: the cardiovascular risk in Young Finns study
    Tom Rosenström
    IBS, Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 72:336-43. 2012
    ..The analysis was designed to tolerate non-linear development in which the same personality profiles can have multiple final outcomes and different antecedent profiles can have the same final outcome...
  85. ncbi request reprint Sleeping problems and health behaviors as mediators between organizational justice and health
    Marko Elovainio
    Department of Social Research, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Psychol 22:287-93. 2003
    ..No support for a mediating role of health behaviors between low organizational justice and health problems was obtained...
  86. pmc Chronic stress and the development of early atherosclerosis: moderating effect of endothelial dysfunction and impaired arterial elasticity
    Nadja Chumaeva
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:2934-49. 2009
    ..Significant interactions between FMD and VE, and between CAC and VE, for IMT were found in participants with the very lowest FMD and CAC. Thus, VE may be harmful if the endothelium is not working properly...
  87. pmc Sex differences in the combined effect of chronic stress with impaired vascular endothelium functioning and the development of early atherosclerosis: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Nadja Chumaeva
    Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 10:34. 2010
    ....
  88. doi request reprint Associations of self-esteem and temperament traits to self- and teacher-reported social status among classmates
    Mirka Hintsanen
    Institute of Behavioral Sciences Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Psychol 51:488-94. 2010
    ..01, teacher-rated) in boys. The present findings are consistent with the view that social functioning and peer relations are associated with individual differences in self-concept and temperament dimensions...
  89. doi request reprint The interaction between serotonin receptor 2A and catechol-O-methyltransferase gene polymorphisms is associated with the novelty-seeking subscale impulsiveness
    Johanna Salo
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychiatr Genet 20:273-81. 2010
    ..Novelty seeking is a trait that has been consistently associated with problem behaviours. There is evidence for heritability of novelty seeking, but the molecular genetic basis of the trait is still widely unclear...
  90. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status in childhood and adulthood: associations with dispositional optimism and pessimism over a 21-year follow-up
    Kati Heinonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Pers 74:1111-26. 2006
    ..Social mobility between SES of family of origin and current SES also influenced the scores. The current findings suggest that the foundation of dispositional optimism and pessimism is related to early SES of the family...
  91. ncbi request reprint "Change in job strain and progression of atherosclerosis: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study": Correction to Rosenström et al. (2011)
    Tom Rosenström
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Unit of Personality, Work and Health Psychology, University of Helsinki
    J Occup Health Psychol 16:201. 2011
    ..These data suggest that temporal changes in job demands and control are associated with IMT in men via multiple mechanisms. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2011 APA, all rights reserved)...
  92. ncbi request reprint Sense of coherence as a mediator between hostility and health: seven-year prospective study on female employees
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 13, 00014, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 52:239-47. 2002
    ..We proposed and tested a model in which low sense of coherence (SOC) was hypothesized to underlie the association between hostility and health problems...
  93. doi request reprint Adolescent leadership and adulthood fertility: revisiting the "central theoretical problem of human sociobiology"
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, FIN 00014, Finland
    J Pers 77:213-29. 2009
    ..The findings suggest that personality determinants of status achievement may predict increased reproductive success in contemporary humans...
  94. ncbi request reprint Work stress and incidence of newly diagnosed fibromyalgia: prospective cohort study
    Mika Kivimaki
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, FIN 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 57:417-22. 2004
    ..We examined the prospective association between occupational stress and incidence of newly diagnosed fibromyalgia...
  95. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms in the congenital long QT syndrome
    Taina Hintsa
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Med 41:516-21. 2009
    ..A proportion of patients with congenital long QT syndrome (LQTS) experience potentially life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias...
  96. doi request reprint Association of hostility with sleep duration and sleep disturbances in an employee population
    Niklas Grano
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland
    Int J Behav Med 15:73-80. 2008
    ..Sleep disturbances are common among the general population, and hostile persons have been proposed to be at greater risk of several serious health problems and diseases...
  97. ncbi request reprint Body mass index in adolescence and number of children in adulthood
    Markus Jokela
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiology 18:599-606. 2007
    ..We examined whether adolescent body mass index (BMI; kg/m) predicted the number of children in adulthood 21 years later...
  98. ncbi request reprint Relationships between hostility, affective ratings of pictures, and state affects during task-induced stress
    Tarja Heponiemi
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychol 141:183-201. 2007
    ..Findings suggest that participants scoring high on hostility are prone to negative emotional reactions...
  99. doi request reprint The psychophysiology of James Bond: phasic emotional responses to violent video game events
    Niklas Ravaja
    Center for Knowledge and Innovation Research, Helsinki School of Economics, P O Box 1210, FIN 00101, Helsinki, Finland
    Emotion 8:114-20. 2008
    ..Although counterintuitive, the wounding and death of the player's own character may increase some aspect of positive emotion...
  100. ncbi request reprint Suboptimal exposure to facial expressions when viewing video messages from a small screen: effects on emotion, attention, and memory
    Niklas Ravaja
    M I N D Lab, Center for Knowledge and Innovation Research, Helsinki School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland
    J Exp Psychol Appl 10:120-13. 2004
    ..Emotional and other responses to video messages presented on a small screen can be modified with suboptimal affective primes, but even small differences in the emotional tone of the messages should be allowed for...