Jouko Lonnqvist

Summary

Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Personality disorder categories as combinations of dimensions: translating cooperative behavior in borderline personality disorder into the five-factor framework
    Jan Erik Lönnqvist
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Pers Disord 26:298-304. 2012
  2. doi request reprint High neuroticism at age 20 predicts history of mental disorders and low self-esteem at age 35
    Jan Erik Lönnqvist
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Psychol 65:781-90. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Premorbid personality factors in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: results from a large cohort study of male conscripts
    Jan Erik Lönnqvist
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:418-23. 2009
  4. doi request reprint The moderating effect of conformism values on the relations between other personal values, social norms, moral obligation, and single altruistic behaviours
    Jan Erik Lönnqvist
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Soc Psychol 48:525-46. 2009
  5. pmc Association of a nonsynonymous variant of DAOA with visuospatial ability in a bipolar family sample
    Pia Soronen
    Department of Molecular Medicine, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychiatry 64:438-42. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Geographic variation and sociodemographic characteristics of psychotic disorders in Finland
    Jonna Perälä
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Schizophr Res 106:337-47. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Lifetime prevalence of psychotic and bipolar I disorders in a general population
    Jonna Perälä
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, University of Helsinki, Mannerheimintie 166, 0300 Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:19-28. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Mixture model clustering of phenotype features reveals evidence for association of DTNBP1 to a specific subtype of schizophrenia
    Jaana Wessman
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychiatry 66:990-6. 2009
  9. pmc Association between genes of Disrupted in schizophrenia 1 (DISC1) interactors and schizophrenia supports the role of the DISC1 pathway in the etiology of major mental illnesses
    Liisa Tomppo
    Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland FIMM and National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychiatry 65:1055-62. 2009
  10. pmc Prevalence and correlates of alcohol and other substance use disorders in young adulthood: A population-based study
    Antti Latvala
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 9:73. 2009

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Publications92

  1. doi request reprint Personality disorder categories as combinations of dimensions: translating cooperative behavior in borderline personality disorder into the five-factor framework
    Jan Erik Lönnqvist
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Pers Disord 26:298-304. 2012
    ..Our results highlight an advantage of the categorical approach, category labels being a much more economic means of description than the delineation of interactions between dimensions...
  2. doi request reprint High neuroticism at age 20 predicts history of mental disorders and low self-esteem at age 35
    Jan Erik Lönnqvist
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Psychol 65:781-90. 2009
    ..The results support the use of neuroticism as a predictor of future mental disorders, even over periods of time when personality is subject to change...
  3. doi request reprint Premorbid personality factors in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: results from a large cohort study of male conscripts
    Jan Erik Lönnqvist
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:418-23. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint The moderating effect of conformism values on the relations between other personal values, social norms, moral obligation, and single altruistic behaviours
    Jan Erik Lönnqvist
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Soc Psychol 48:525-46. 2009
    ..Study 3 also established that the moderating effect of conformism values on the relation between universalism values and altruistic behaviour was mediated through experienced sense of moral obligation...
  5. pmc Association of a nonsynonymous variant of DAOA with visuospatial ability in a bipolar family sample
    Pia Soronen
    Department of Molecular Medicine, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychiatry 64:438-42. 2008
    ..Bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are hypothesized to share some genetic background...
  6. doi request reprint Geographic variation and sociodemographic characteristics of psychotic disorders in Finland
    Jonna Perälä
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Schizophr Res 106:337-47. 2008
    ..We examined the geographical variation in the lifetime prevalence of psychotic disorders in a comprehensive general population study...
  7. ncbi request reprint Lifetime prevalence of psychotic and bipolar I disorders in a general population
    Jonna Perälä
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, University of Helsinki, Mannerheimintie 166, 0300 Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:19-28. 2007
    ..Recent general population surveys of psychotic disorders have found low lifetime prevalences. However, this may be owing to methodological problems. Few studies have reported the prevalences of all specific psychotic disorders...
  8. doi request reprint Mixture model clustering of phenotype features reveals evidence for association of DTNBP1 to a specific subtype of schizophrenia
    Jaana Wessman
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychiatry 66:990-6. 2009
    ..Possible explanations for this are that the genes might be relevant only to certain subtypes of the disease and/or only in certain populations...
  9. pmc Association between genes of Disrupted in schizophrenia 1 (DISC1) interactors and schizophrenia supports the role of the DISC1 pathway in the etiology of major mental illnesses
    Liisa Tomppo
    Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland FIMM and National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychiatry 65:1055-62. 2009
    ..Because both DISC1 and NDE1 display association in our study sample, we hypothesized that other genes interacting with DISC1 might also have a role in the etiology of schizophrenia...
  10. pmc Prevalence and correlates of alcohol and other substance use disorders in young adulthood: A population-based study
    Antti Latvala
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 9:73. 2009
    ..The incidence of SUDs peaks by young adulthood making epidemiological studies of SUDs in young adults informative...
  11. doi request reprint Cognitive impairments in schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder: relationship with clinical characteristics
    Minna Torniainen
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:316-22. 2012
    ..Mood symptoms may not explain the difference between the diagnostic groups in cognitive functions, but the difference may be related to differences in the severity of negative symptoms...
  12. ncbi request reprint Type 2 diabetes among persons with schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders in a general population survey
    Jaana Suvisaari
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 258:129-36. 2008
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  13. doi request reprint Circadian clock gene polymorphisms in alcohol use disorders and alcohol consumption
    Leena Kovanen
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Alcohol Alcohol 45:303-11. 2010
    ..Our aim was to study whether circadian clock gene polymorphisms predispose to alcohol dependence or abuse or other alcohol-related characteristics...
  14. doi request reprint Cognitive functioning in severe psychiatric disorders: a general population study
    Annamari Tuulio-Henriksson
    Research Department, Social Insurance Institution, Nordenskiöldinkatu 12, 00250, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 261:447-56. 2011
    ..Our results emphasize the importance of using control samples derived from the same population and studied similarly as those with disorders in evaluating cognitive functioning of subjects with severe mental disorders...
  15. pmc Psychosis among "healthy" siblings of schizophrenia patients
    Ritva Arajärvi
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 6:6. 2006
    ..We also analyzed the emergence of psychotic disorders among siblings of patients with schizophrenia during seven to eleven years of follow-up...
  16. ncbi request reprint Familial loading associates with impairment in visual span among healthy siblings of schizophrenia patients
    Annamari Tuulio-Henriksson
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychiatry 54:623-8. 2003
    ..The present study examined this effect among healthy siblings of schizophrenia patients in a Finnish isolate with high prevalence of schizophrenia...
  17. doi request reprint Antidepressant utilisation patterns and determinants of short-term and non-psychiatric use in the Finnish general adult population
    Sinikka Sihvo
    STAKES National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 110:94-105. 2008
    ..The aim was to study utilisation patterns and determinants of antidepressant use in the general population >30 years, especially short-term use or use not related to known psychiatric morbidity...
  18. ncbi request reprint Association of distinct allelic haplotypes of DISC1 with psychotic and bipolar spectrum disorders and with underlying cognitive impairments
    Outi M Palo
    Department of Molecular Medicine, National Public Health Insitute, Helsinki, Finland
    Hum Mol Genet 16:2517-28. 2007
    ..Finding of alternative associating haplotypes in the same set of BPD families gives evidence for allelic heterogeneity within DISC1, eventually leading to heterogeneity in the clinical outcome as well...
  19. doi request reprint Cognitive functioning of bipolar I patients and relatives from families with or without schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder
    Mervi Antila
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 116:70-9. 2009
    ....
  20. pmc Replication of association between working memory and Reelin, a potential modifier gene in schizophrenia
    Juho Wedenoja
    Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland FIMM, University of Helsinki and National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychiatry 67:983-91. 2010
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  21. ncbi request reprint The association between burnout and physical illness in the general population--results from the Finnish Health 2000 Study
    Teija Honkonen
    Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 61:59-66. 2006
    ..The association between burnout and physical diseases has been studied very little. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between burnout and physical illness in a representative nationwide population health study...
  22. doi request reprint Antidepressant use and mortality in Finland: a register-linkage study from a nationwide cohort
    Jari Haukka
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 65:715-20. 2009
    ..It is generally acknowledged that depressed patients need specific attention during the first weeks after initiation of antidepressant (AD) treatment because of the increased risk of suicide...
  23. doi request reprint Identification of susceptibility loci at 7q31 and 9p13 for bipolar disorder in an isolated population
    Outi M Palo
    FIMM, Institute for Molecular Medicine and National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 153:723-35. 2010
    ..The loci on the centromeric region of 9p13 and the telomeric region of 7q31 may represent susceptibility loci for mood disorder in the Finnish population...
  24. ncbi request reprint Visual impairment in persons with psychotic disorder
    Satu Viertiö
    Dept of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:902-8. 2007
    ..The aim of the study is to investigate in a general population the prevalence of impaired habitual VA and self-reported difficulties in vision among persons with different psychotic disorders...
  25. doi request reprint Mortality and its determinants in people with psychotic disorder
    Jaana Suvisaari
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, National Institute forHealth and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 75:60-7. 2013
    ..We investigated mortality and its determinants in people with psychotic disorder...
  26. doi request reprint Support for involvement of glutamate decarboxylase 1 and neuropeptide Y in anxiety susceptibility
    Jonas Donner
    Research Programs Unit, Molecular Neurology, Biomedicum Helsinki, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 159:316-27. 2012
    ..003). In conclusion, we provide further support for involvement of mainly GAD1, but also NPY in determining predisposition to anxiety disorders...
  27. doi request reprint The validity of schizophrenia diagnosis in the Finnish Hospital Discharge Register: findings from a 10-year birth cohort sample
    Johanna Pihlajamaa
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 62:198-203. 2008
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  28. ncbi request reprint Interventions in relation to occupational burnout: the population-based health 2000 study
    Kirsi Ahola
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 49:943-52. 2007
    ..To study participation in occupational and individual-focused interventions in relation to burnout...
  29. doi request reprint General health and quality-of-life measures in active, recent, and comorbid mental disorders: a population-based health 2000 study
    Sami Pirkola
    Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Compr Psychiatry 50:108-14. 2009
    ..We studied the impact of comorbidity and recency in psychiatric disorders on psychological well-being, perceived health, and quality of life and compared their effect with the effect of a chronic medical condition, type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  30. pmc Linkage analysis of schizophrenia controlling for population substructure
    Tiina Paunio
    Department of Molecular Medicine, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 150:827-35. 2009
    ..18). Thus the detailed genealogical information led us to identification of distinct linkage signals for schizophrenia susceptibility loci between the three analyses we performed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Reduced left hemispheric white matter volume in twins with bipolar I disorder
    Tuula Kieseppä
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychiatry 54:896-905. 2003
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  32. doi request reprint An association between both low and high birth weight and increased disorganized and negative symptom severity in schizophrenia and other psychoses
    Asko Wegelius
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 205:18-24. 2013
    ..Our findings suggest that both low and high birth weight can influence the symptom severity of psychotic disorders. Our results implicate an association between both low and high birth weight and disorganized and negative symptoms...
  33. ncbi request reprint Heritability of cognitive functions in families with bipolar disorder
    Mervi Antila
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 144:802-8. 2007
    ..Genetic contribution was low to verbal learning functions. High heritability, in executive functioning and psychomotor processing speed suggest that these may be valid endophenotypic traits for genetic studies of bipolar disorder...
  34. doi request reprint Associations of anhedonia and cognition in persons with schizophrenia spectrum disorders, their siblings, and controls
    Annamaria Kuha
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:30-7. 2011
    ..In conclusion, social and physical anhedonia did not seem to mediate neuropsychological deficits of schizophrenia family members...
  35. doi request reprint Alcohol-induced psychotic disorder and delirium in the general population
    Jonna Perälä
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Psychiatry 197:200-6. 2010
    ..Epidemiological data on alcohol-induced psychotic disorder and delirium (alcohol-induced psychotic syndrome, AIPS) are scarce...
  36. pmc Association of AKT1 with verbal learning, verbal memory, and regional cortical gray matter density in twins
    Olli P H Pietiläinen
    FIMM, Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland and National Public Health Institute, Biomedicum, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 150:683-92. 2009
    ..The established association of the same allelic variant of AKT1 with both cognitive and neuroanatomical aberrations could suggest that AKT1 exerts its effect on verbal learning and memory via neural networks involving prefrontal cortex...
  37. doi request reprint Common mental disorders and subsequent work disability: a population-based Health 2000 Study
    Kirsi Ahola
    Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 134:365-72. 2011
    ..Work disability due to common mental disorders has increased in Western countries during the past decade. The contribution of depressive, anxiety, and alcohol use disorders to all disability pensions at the population level is not known...
  38. ncbi request reprint The role of DTNBP1, NRG1, and AKT1 in the genetics of schizophrenia in Finland
    Joni A Turunen
    Department of Molecular Medicine, National Public Health Institute, Biomedicum, P O Box 104, FI 00251, Helsinki, Finland
    Schizophr Res 91:27-36. 2007
    ..Furthermore, results do not support a major role for NRG1, but we cannot completely exclude a minor role of this gene in the Finnish population...
  39. doi request reprint Hazardous drinking: prevalence and associations in the Finnish general population
    Jukka T Halme
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:1615-22. 2008
    ..This study aimed to investigate the prevalence and associations of hazardous drinking in comparison to AUDs, moderate drinking, and abstinence...
  40. doi request reprint Seasonal vegetative and affective symptoms in the Finnish general population: testing the dual vulnerability and latitude effect hypotheses
    Sharon Grimaldi
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 63:397-404. 2009
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  41. pmc Indoors illumination and seasonal changes in mood and behavior are associated with the health-related quality of life
    Sharon Grimaldi
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:56. 2008
    ..Because the shortage of exposure to daylight or artificial bright light has been linked to the occurrence of the seasonal changes, we wanted to know whether illumination indoors contributes to the HRQoL...
  42. doi request reprint An association analysis of circadian genes in anxiety disorders
    Tessa Sipilä
    Research Program of Molecular Neurology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychiatry 67:1163-70. 2010
    ..We tested this hypothesis with a genetic association analysis...
  43. ncbi request reprint Alcohol dependence in relation to burnout among the Finnish working population
    Kirsi Ahola
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Addiction 101:1438-43. 2006
    ..To investigate the relationship of burnout to alcohol dependence and high alcohol consumption...
  44. doi request reprint Epidemiology of suicide attempts among persons with psychotic disorder in the general population
    Jaana T Suokas
    Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki University Central Hospital, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Schizophr Res 124:22-8. 2010
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  45. doi request reprint The effect of seasons and seasonal variation on neuropsychological test performance in patients with bipolar I disorder and their first-degree relatives
    Elina Rajajärvi
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 127:58-65. 2010
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Serotonin transporter polymorphism as a predictor for escitalopram treatment of major depressive disorder comorbid with alcohol dependence
    Leea H Muhonen
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 186:53-7. 2011
    ..This is the first study in the treatment of depression in dual diagnosis patients to report a significant association between outcomes with escitalopram and the 5-HTTLPR gene polymorphism...
  47. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and diagnosis of schizophrenia based on register, case record and interview data in an isolated Finnish birth cohort born 1940-1969
    Ritva Arajärvi
    Dept of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:808-16. 2005
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Spatial working memory function in twins with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
    Tiia Pirkola
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychiatry 58:930-6. 2005
    ..Here, we evaluated whether such deficits might also mark genetic susceptibility to bipolar disorder...
  49. doi request reprint Age at onset of first depressive episode as a predictor for escitalopram treatment of major depression comorbid with alcohol dependence
    Leea H Muhonen
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 167:115-22. 2009
    ..Our study provides evidence that the onset of the first major depressive episode might be a clinically relevant predictor of a response to escitalopram treatment in patients with major depression and comorbid alcohol dependence...
  50. doi request reprint The effect of processing speed on cognitive functioning in patients with familial bipolar I disorder and their unaffected relatives
    Mervi Antila
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychopathology 44:40-5. 2011
    ..Despite increasing evidence of cognitive dysfunctions in bipolar I disorder, there is no specific neuropsychological profile of the disorder...
  51. pmc Level of suicidal intent predicts overall mortality and suicide after attempted suicide: a 12-year follow-up study
    Kirsi Suominen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 4:11. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to comprehensively examine clinical risk factors, including suicide intent and hopelessness, for suicide and risk of death from all causes after attempted suicide over a 12-year follow-up period...
  52. ncbi request reprint Is low dietary intake of omega-3 fatty acids associated with depression?
    Reeta Hakkarainen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 161:567-9. 2004
    ..This study examined the association between the dietary intake of omega-3 fatty acids and low mood, major depression, and suicide...
  53. ncbi request reprint Affective flattening and alogia associate with the familial form of schizophrenia
    Ritva Arajärvi
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, University of Helsinki, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 141:161-72. 2006
    ..This may be related to genetic homogeneity in the isolate. We conclude that patients with first-degree relatives with psychotic disorder have more severe negative symptoms...
  54. ncbi request reprint Families with the risk allele of DISC1 reveal a link between schizophrenia and another component of the same molecular pathway, NDE1
    William Hennah
    Department of Molecular Medicine, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Hum Mol Genet 16:453-62. 2007
    ..Notably, this and other converging lines of evidence underline the importance of DISC1-related functional pathways in the etiology of schizophrenia...
  55. doi request reprint Determinants and outcomes of serious attempted suicide: a nationwide study in Finland, 1996-2003
    Jari Haukka
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1155-63. 2008
    ..57, 2.21) and mood disorders (SHR = 1.72, 95% CI: 1.47, 2.01) were associated with the risk of suicide. The risks of suicide and all-cause mortality were extremely high immediately after hospitalization for attempted suicide...
  56. doi request reprint Psychological distress and attitudes of emergency personnel towards suicide attempters
    Jaana Suokas
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 62:144-6. 2008
    ..There was no association between psychological distress and negative attitudes towards suicide attempters...
  57. doi request reprint An association between high birth weight and schizophrenia in a Finnish schizophrenia family study sample
    Asko Wegelius
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 190:181-6. 2011
    ..Our results also point to a potential birth-weight independent association between maternal type 2 diabetes and schizophrenia among offspring...
  58. ncbi request reprint High concordance between self-reported medication and official prescription database information
    Jari Haukka
    Department for Mental Health and Alcohol Research, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 63:1069-74. 2007
    ..We compared the point prevalence of psychotropic medication use, and self-reported vs. register-based information on antipsychotic medication dosage...
  59. doi request reprint Cognitive functioning in relation to burnout symptoms and social and occupational functioning in a population-based sample of young adults
    Anu E Castaneda
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 65:32-9. 2011
    ..There may be an association between cognitive functioning and burnout, but this has previously been investigated in only few studies, all using clinical samples...
  60. doi request reprint Inflammation in psychotic disorders: a population-based study
    Jaana Suvisaari
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 189:305-11. 2011
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Incidence of cancer and statin usage--record linkage study
    Jari Haukka
    Data Analysis and Interpretation Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Cancer 126:279-84. 2010
    ..We found neither beneficial nor harmful associations between the usage of statins and cancer...
  62. doi request reprint Executive functioning in twins with bipolar I disorder and healthy co-twins
    Susanna Juselius
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 24:599-606. 2009
    ..The impaired performance in the semantic fluency test among the patients may result from semantic memory retrieval problems...
  63. ncbi request reprint The impact of 29 chronic conditions on health-related quality of life: a general population survey in Finland using 15D and EQ-5D
    Samuli I Saarni
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Qual Life Res 15:1403-14. 2006
    ..We investigated the impact of major chronic conditions on HRQoL using 15D and EQ-5D in a representative sample of Finns...
  64. doi request reprint Attempted suicide in mental disorders in young adulthood
    Jaana T Suokas
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:965-74. 2011
    ..Nationwide general population study establishes the prevalence of suicide attempts in different mental disorders among young adults and their sociodemographic correlates. Current psychiatric symptoms are also examined...
  65. pmc Daylight saving time transitions and hospital treatments due to accidents or manic episodes
    Tuuli A Lahti
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 8:74. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the effects of transitions into and out of daylight saving time on the incidence of accidents and manic episodes in the Finnish population during the years of 1987 to 2003...
  66. ncbi request reprint A review on cognitive impairments in depressive and anxiety disorders with a focus on young adults
    Anu E Castaneda
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 106:1-27. 2008
    ..Additionally, the focus of young adult age group and the effect of confounding variables on study results are discussed...
  67. ncbi request reprint Contribution of burnout to the association between job strain and depression: the health 2000 study
    Kirsi Ahola
    Centre of Expertise for Work Organizations, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1023-30. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the contribution of burnout to the association between job strain and depression...
  68. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome among persons with schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders in a general population survey
    Jaana M Suvisaari
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1045-55. 2007
    ..To determine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and investigate its components in individuals with psychotic disorders and individuals using antipsychotic medication in a general population study...
  69. doi request reprint The attitudes of emergency staff toward attempted suicide patients: a comparative study before and after establishment of a psychiatric consultation service
    Jaana Suokas
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Crisis 30:161-5. 2009
    ..From earlier studies there is indirect evidence that the attitudes of staff who have the opportunity to consult a psychiatrist are less negative...
  70. pmc Effect of simulated dawn on quality of sleep--a community-based trial
    Sami Leppämäki
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 3:14. 2003
    ..Disturbances in sleep patterns are common and may compromise wellbeing even in the short term. Our hypothesis was that simulated dawn could improve the subjective quality of sleep during winter...
  71. pmc Seasonal changes in mood and behavior are linked to metabolic syndrome
    Reeta Rintamäki
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 3:e1482. 2008
    ..Metabolic syndrome is a risk factor to the cardiovascular diseases. It has been reported that disruptions of the circadian clockwork are associated with and may predispose to metabolic syndrome...
  72. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption, abstaining, health utility, and quality of life--a general population survey in Finland
    Samuli I Saarni
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Alcohol Alcohol 43:376-86. 2008
    ..To examine the associations between alcohol consumption and utility-based health-related quality of life (HRQoL), subjective quality of life (QoL), self-rated health (SRH), and mental distress...
  73. ncbi request reprint Cognitive functioning in patients with familial bipolar I disorder and their unaffected relatives
    Mervi Antila
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychol Med 37:679-87. 2007
    ..The aim was to discover whether any cognitive function would indicate genetic liability to the disorder and could thus be regarded as endophenotypes of BPD...
  74. ncbi request reprint Complaints of poststroke insomnia and its treatment with mianserin
    Heikki Palomäki
    Department of Neurology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Cerebrovasc Dis 15:56-62. 2003
    ..3 vs. 0.8, p = 0.02). We conclude that insomnia is a common complaint after ischemic stroke. Mianserin had a beneficial influence on the recovery from symptoms of insomnia, even though the intensity of poststroke depression was low...
  75. ncbi request reprint Childhood central nervous system viral infections and adult schizophrenia
    Jaana Suvisaari
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research and the Deparment of Virology, National Puablic Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1183-5. 2003
    ..An earlier Finnish cohort study suggested that childhood viral CNS infections are associated with a fivefold increased odds of developing schizophrenia in adulthood. The authors sought to replicate this finding...
  76. ncbi request reprint Haplotype transmission analysis provides evidence of association for DISC1 to schizophrenia and suggests sex-dependent effects
    William Hennah
    Department of Molecular Medicine, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Hum Mol Genet 12:3151-9. 2003
    ..Our findings would also encourage more detailed analyses of the effect of DISC1 on the component-traits of schizophrenia...
  77. ncbi request reprint Fertility of patients with schizophrenia, their siblings, and the general population: a cohort study from 1950 to 1959 in Finland
    Jari Haukka
    Kansanterveyslaitos, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 160:460-3. 2003
    ..The authors investigated whether the siblings of patients with schizophrenia produce more offspring, thereby compensating for the low fertility of the affected individuals...
  78. doi request reprint Quality of life of people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other psychotic disorders
    Samuli I Saarni
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, National Institute for Health and Welfare, PO Box 30, 00270 Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Psychiatry 197:386-94. 2010
    ..Health utility and quality of life (QoL) are increasingly important outcome measures in healthcare and health economics...
  79. doi request reprint Skeletal status in psychotic disorders: a population-based study
    Krista Partti
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Lintulahdenkuja 4, 00530 Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 72:933-40. 2010
    ..Schizophrenia seems to be associated with low bone mineral density through a still unclear mechanism, although information on other psychotic disorders is scarce...
  80. ncbi request reprint Impact of psychiatric disorders on health-related quality of life: general population survey
    Samuli I Saarni
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Psychiatry 190:326-32. 2007
    ..Measurement of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) with generic preference-based instruments enables comparisons of severity across different conditions and treatments. This is necessary for rational public health policy...
  81. ncbi request reprint Substance and style in socially desirable responding
    Jan Erik Lönnqvist
    University of Helsinki, Department of Psychology, Finland
    J Pers 75:291-322. 2007
    ..Implications of our findings for personality assessment and personnel selection are discussed...
  82. pmc Validation of the Finnish version of the SCOFF questionnaire among young adults aged 20 to 35 years
    Sini Lähteenmäki
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 9:5. 2009
    ..We tested the validity of the SCOFF, a five-question screening instrument for eating disorders, in a general population sample...
  83. ncbi request reprint The health-related quality-of-life impact of chronic conditions varied with age in general population
    Samuli I Saarni
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:1288-97. 2007
    ....
  84. pmc Family-based clusters of cognitive test performance in familial schizophrenia
    Fabian Hoti
    Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Oulu, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 4:20. 2004
    ..The aim of the study was to detect family clusters with similar cognitive test performance...
  85. doi request reprint Assessment of the neuropeptide S system in anxiety disorders
    Jonas Donner
    Research Program of Molecular Neurology, Biomedicum Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychiatry 68:474-83. 2010
    ..We addressed here the role of NPS and NPSR1 as susceptibility genes for human anxiety disorders...
  86. ncbi request reprint Double-blind, randomized comparison of memantine and escitalopram for the treatment of major depressive disorder comorbid with alcohol dependence
    Leea H Muhonen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:392-9. 2008
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint The relationship between job-related burnout and depressive disorders--results from the Finnish Health 2000 Study
    Kirsi Ahola
    Department of Psychology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    J Affect Disord 88:55-62. 2005
    ..We analysed the overlap of job-related burnout and depressive disorders, i.e., major depressive disorder, dysthymia, and minor depressive disorder...
  88. ncbi request reprint Childhood adversities as risk factors for adult mental disorders: results from the Health 2000 study
    Sami Pirkola
    Dept of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute KTL, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:769-77. 2005
    ..The sex-specific role of stressful or traumatic childhood experiences and adverse circumstances in developing adulthood mental disorders is complex and still in need of comprehensive research...
  89. doi request reprint Assessment of depression after stroke: a comparison of different screening instruments
    Anu Berg
    Department of Neurology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Stroke 40:523-9. 2009
    ..We studied the possible differences in performance of some commonly used instruments in screening depression after stroke...
  90. ncbi request reprint Mortality among patients with schizophrenia and reduced psychiatric hospital care
    Hannele Heila
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, Mannerheimintie, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychol Med 35:725-32. 2005
    ..We investigated the mortality of schizophrenia patients in the general population of Finland during the reduction of psychiatric beds during 1980-1996...
  91. ncbi request reprint Adolescent adjustment disorder: precipitant stressors and distress symptoms of 89 outpatients
    Mirjami Pelkonen
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Psychiatry 22:288-95. 2007
    ..Furthermore, we explored precipitant stressors, distress symptoms and behavioral problems among males and females with AD...
  92. ncbi request reprint Completed suicide after a suicide attempt: a 37-year follow-up study
    Kirsi Suominen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 161:562-3. 2004
    ..However, suicide risk declines over time after an attempt, and it is unclear how long the risk persists. Risk estimates are almost exclusively based on studies of less than 10 years of follow-up...