- Neonatal head circumference and related indices of disturbed fetal development in schizophrenic patientsE Cantor-Graae
Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, University Hospital Malmo, Sweden
Schizophr Res 32:191-9. 1998..No relationship was found between patients' neonatal head circumference and their adult head circumference. Adult male schizophrenic patients had larger head circumference relative to body length than their male controls...
- Substance abuse in schizophrenia: a review of the literature and a study of correlates in SwedenE Cantor-Graae
Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, University Hospital in Malmo, S 20502, Malmo, Sweden
Schizophr Res 48:69-82. 2001....
- Migration as a risk factor for schizophrenia: a Danish population-based cohort studyElizabeth Cantor-Graae
Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
Br J Psychiatry 182:117-22. 2003..A growing body of evidence suggests that migration is a risk factor for the development of schizophrenia, although the putative mechanism remains obscure...
- Increased risk of psychotic disorder among immigrants in Malmö: a 3-year first-contact studyElizabeth Cantor-Graae
Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, University Hospital UMAS, Malmo, Sweden
Psychol Med 35:1155-63. 2005..The aim of the current study was to compare the risks of first contact for psychotic and schizophrenic disorders among first- and second-generation immigrants to the risks in native 'Swedes'...
- Schizophrenia and migration: a meta-analysis and reviewElizabeth Cantor-Graae
Department of Community Medicine, Hospital UMAS, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
Am J Psychiatry 162:12-24. 2005..The authors synthesize findings of previous studies implicating migration as a risk factor for the development of schizophrenia and provide a quantitative index of the associated effect size...
- Migration and schizophreniaJean Paul Selten
Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands, and Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:111-5. 2007..An exploration of the evidence that a history of migration is a risk factor for schizophrenia and an evaluation of those studies that seek an explanation for this...
- Prevalence of delusional ideation in a district in southwestern UgandaPatric Lundberg
Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, University Hospital UMAS, S 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
Schizophr Res 71:27-34. 2004..Population-based prevalence studies suggest that psychosis is a continuum distributed in the general population...
- Full spectrum of psychiatric disorders related to foreign migration: a Danish population-based cohort studyElizabeth Cantor-Graae
Lund University, Section for Social Medicine and Global Health, Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmo, Sweden
JAMA Psychiatry 70:427-35. 2013..Although increased risk for schizophrenia among immigrants is well established, knowledge of the broader spectrum of psychiatric disorders associated with a foreign migration background is lacking...
- The invisible suffering: sexual coercion, interpersonal violence, and mental health--a cross-sectional study among university students in south-western UgandaAnette Agardh
Social Medicine and Global Health, Department of Clinical Sciences Malmo, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
PLoS ONE 7:e51424. 2012..Evidence from high-income countries suggests that exposure to violence has mental health consequences and violence also has associations with experiences of sexual coercion...
- Youth, sexual risk-taking behavior, and mental health: a study of university students in UgandaAnette Agardh
Social Medicine and Global Health, Department of Clinical Sciences Malmo, Lund University, CRC, Entrance 72, Malmo University Hospital, 205 02, Malmo, Sweden
Int J Behav Med 19:208-16. 2012..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between poor mental health and risky sexual behavior (HIV/AIDS) among a population of university students in Uganda...
- Risk for schizophrenia in intercountry adoptees: a Danish population-based cohort studyElizabeth Cantor-Graae
Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital Malmo, Sweden
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:1053-60. 2007..The aim of this study was to investigate the risk of developing schizophrenia in adoptees and in non-adoptees...
- Psychiatric admissions for psychosis in Malmö during the NATO bombing of KosovoKrystyna Zolkowska
Psychiatric Clinic, University Hospital UMAS, Malmo, Sweden
J Nerv Ment Dis 191:820-6. 2003..Cumulative adversity, either solely or in combination with current stress, may possibly contribute to increased risk for psychosis among immigrants...
- Mental correlates of neuromotoric deviation in 6-year-olds at heightened risk for schizophreniaThomas F McNeil
Stanley Foundation Research Center, Department of Psychiatric Epidemiology, University Hospital, Lund University, S 221 85, Lund, Sweden
Schizophr Res 60:219-28. 2003....
- Risk of schizophrenia in second-generation immigrants: a Danish population-based cohort studyElizabeth Cantor-Graae
Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital Malmo, Malmo, Sweden
Psychol Med 37:485-94. 2007....
- Increased Risk of Mortality Due to Interpersonal Violence in Foreign-Born Women of Reproductive Age: A Swedish Register-Based StudyCecilia Fernbrant
Social Medicine and Global Health, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
Violence Against Women 22:1287-304. 2016..Foreign-born women and especially those from countries with low and very low gender equity levels had increased risk of mortality due to interpersonal violence, thus implicating lack of empowerment as a contributing factor. ..
- Intimate partner violence and poor mental health among Thai women residing in SwedenCecilia Fernbrant
Department of Clinical Sciences Malmo, Social Medicine and Global Health, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Glob Health Action 7:24991. 2014..We also investigate the potential influence of social isolation and social capital regarding the association between IPV and mental health outcome...
- Perceived threat of violence and exposure to physical violence against foreign-born women: a Swedish population-based studyCecilia Fernbrant
Division of Social Medicine and Global Health, Department of Clinical Sciences Malmo, Lund University, Sweden
Womens Health Issues 21:206-13. 2011..Violence against women is an increasing global phenomenon. Little is known about violence against foreign-born women, despite a possible increased concentration of risk factors in this group...
- Delusional ideation and manic symptoms in potential future emigrants in UgandaPatric Lundberg
Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital UMAS, Malmo, Sweden
Psychol Med 37:505-12. 2007..The cause of increased schizophrenia rates among immigrants in Europe is unknown. This study explores psychotic features in persons aspiring and actively planning to emigrate, prior to their potential emigration...
- The contribution of social factors to the development of schizophrenia: a review of recent findingsElizabeth Cantor-Graae
Division of Social Medicine and Global Health, Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital in Malmo, Sweden
Can J Psychiatry 52:277-86. 2007..To investigate recent evidence suggesting that social factors are causally related to the development of schizophrenia...
- Sexual Risk Behavior, Sexual Violence, and HIV in Persons With Severe Mental Illness in Uganda: Hospital-Based Cross-Sectional Study and National Comparison DataPatric Lundberg
Patric Lundberg, Peter Allebeck, and Anna Ekéus Thorson are with the Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden Noeline Nakasujja and Seggane Musisi are with the Department of Psychiatry, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda Elizabeth Cantor Graae is with the Division of Social Medicine and Global Health, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
Am J Public Health 105:1142-8. 2015..We also investigated whether persons with SMI reporting sexual risk behavior and sexual violence exposure were more likely to be HIV-infected...
- Psychological distress among AIDS orphans in rural UgandaBenjamin Atwine
Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, University Hospital UMAS, Malmo S 20502, Sweden
Soc Sci Med 61:555-64. 2005..e. vegetative symptoms, feelings of hopelessness, and suicidal ideation. High levels of psychological distress found in AIDS orphans suggest that material support alone is not sufficient for these children...
- Ødegaard's selection hypothesis revisited: schizophrenia in Surinamese immigrants to The NetherlandsJean Paul Selten
Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Am J Psychiatry 159:669-71. 2002..The incidence of schizophrenia among Surinamese immigrants to the Netherlands is high. The authors tested Ødegaard's hypothesis that this phenomenon is explained by selective migration...
- Minor physical anomalies in schizophrenia: is age a confounding factor?Karin M Henriksson
Psychol Med 38:154-6. 2008
- Paternal and maternal age as risk factors for psychosis: findings from Denmark, Sweden and AustraliaOssama El-Saadi
Queensland Centre for Schizophrenia Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland Q4076, Australia
Schizophr Res 67:227-36. 2004..The aim of the current study was to examine both paternal and maternal age as risk factors for the broader category of psychosis...
- Social defeat: risk factor for schizophrenia?Jean Paul Selten
Br J Psychiatry 187:101-2. 2005..This increased risk may result from sensitisation of the mesolimbic dopamine system and/or increased baseline activity of this system. Data supporting the social defeat hypothesis are presented...
- Hypothesis: social defeat is a risk factor for schizophrenia?Jean Paul Selten
Br J Psychiatry Suppl 51:s9-12. 2007..In humans, the chronic experience of social defeat may lead to sensitisation (and/or increased baseline activity) of the mesolimbic dopamine system and thereby increase the risk for schizophrenia...
- No relationship between risk of schizophrenia and prenatal exposure to stress during the Six-Day War or Yom Kippur War in IsraelJean Paul Selten
Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center, P O Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, Ref Nr A00 241, The Netherlands
Schizophr Res 63:131-5. 2003..Maternal stress during pregnancy is a possible risk factor for schizophrenia in the offspring. Using data from the Israel Psychiatric Registry we examined the impact of wars in Israel...