Affiliation: Huddinge University Hospital
- Cognitive behavioural therapy for patients with electric sensitivity - a multidisciplinary approach in a controlled studyL Hillert
Environmental Illness Research Centre, Southern Division of Community Health, Huddinge, Sweden
Psychother Psychosom 67:302-10. 1998..The suffering of afflicted persons motivates development and evaluation of effective handling and treatments. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of cognitive behavioural therapy in patients with electric sensitivity...
- Hypersensitivity to electricity: working definition and additional characterization of the syndromeL Hillert
Department of Environmental Health, Stockholm County Council, Karolinska Hospital, Sweden
J Psychosom Res 47:429-38. 1999..For characterization, we propose a set of dimensions, including triggering factors, behavior, and duration of symptoms...
- Prevalence of self-reported hypersensitivity to electric or magnetic fields in a population-based questionnaire surveyLena Hillert
Department of Environmental Health, Norrbacka Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Scand J Work Environ Health 28:33-41. 2002....
- Environmental illness--effectiveness of a salutogenic group-intervention programmeLena Hillert
Division of Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Korolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Scand J Public Health 30:166-75. 2002..In many cases, traumatic life events and psychosocial stress can be identified, but patients often reject psychological explanations. This study evaluates the effectiveness of a new short-term group-intervention programme...
- Environmental illness: fatigue and cholinesterase activity in patients reporting hypersensitivity to electricityL Hillert
Department of Environmental Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Environ Res 85:200-6. 2001..The results do not support the hypothesis that a change in cholinesterase activity mediates fatigue in people reporting hypersensitivity to electricity...
- The effect of supplementary antioxidant therapy in patients who report hypersensitivity to electricity: a randomized controlled trialL Hillert
Department of Environmental Health, Stockholm County Council, Division of Occupational Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
MedGenMed 3:11. 2001..The results do not support the hypothesis that oxidative stress is a major contributor to ill health in patients who report hypersensitivity to electricity...
- Investigation of electric current perception thresholds of different EHS groupsJörg Schröttner
Institute of Clinical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Inffeldgasse 18, A 8010 Graz, Austria
Bioelectromagnetics 28:208-13. 2007..This investigation shows the importance of the study design, in particular of the recruitment strategies of EHS persons for the final outcome...
- Call-related factors influencing output power from mobile phonesLena Hillert
Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:507-14. 2006....
- Microwaves from GSM mobile telephones affect 53BP1 and gamma-H2AX foci in human lymphocytes from hypersensitive and healthy personsEva Markova
Department of Genetics, Microbiology and Toxicology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Environ Health Perspect 113:1172-7. 2005..For the first time, we report here that effects of MWs from mobile telephones on human lymphocytes are dependent on carrier frequency. On average, the same response was observed in lymphocytes from hypersensitive and healthy subjects...
- 915 MHz microwaves and 50 Hz magnetic field affect chromatin conformation and 53BP1 foci in human lymphocytes from hypersensitive and healthy personsIgor Y Belyaev
Department of Genetics, Microbiology and Toxicology, Stockholm University, S 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Bioelectromagnetics 26:173-84. 2005....
- Multiple chemical sensitivity in male painters; a controlled provocation studyAntonis Georgellis
Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Stockholm County Council, Stockholm, Sweden
Int J Hyg Environ Health 206:531-8. 2003..But it is the first controlled challenge study that incorporates similarly exposed groups (painters) recruited from a community rather than from a clinical population...
- Possible effects of electromagnetic fields (EMF) on human health--opinion of the scientific committee on emerging and newly identified health risks (SCENIHR)Anders Ahlbom
Toxicology 246:248-50. 2008