Tomas Hemmingsson

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Affiliation: National Institute for Working Life
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi Smoking at age 18-20 and suicide during 26 years of follow-up-how can the association be explained?
    Tomas Hemmingsson
    Division of Occupational Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 32:1000-4. 2003
  2. ncbi How far are socioeconomic differences in coronary heart disease hospitalization, all-cause mortality and cardiovascular mortality among adult Swedish males attributable to negative childhood circumstances and behaviour in adolescence?
    Tomas Hemmingsson
    Division of Occupational Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 34:260-7. 2005
  3. ncbi Can large relative mortality differences between socio-economic groups among Swedish men be explained by risk indicator-associated social mobility?
    Tomas Hemmingsson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm and National Institute for Working Life, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 15:518-22. 2005
  4. ncbi Is the association between low job control and coronary heart disease confounded by risk factors measured in childhood and adolescence among Swedish males 40-53 years of age?
    Tomas Hemmingsson
    Division of Occupational Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 35:616-22. 2006
  5. ncbi The association between cognitive ability measured at ages 18-20 and mortality during 30 years of follow-up--a prospective observational study among Swedish males born 1949-51
    Tomas Hemmingsson
    Division of Occupational Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 35:665-70. 2006
  6. doi How does IQ affect onset of smoking and cessation of smoking--linking the Swedish 1969 conscription cohort to the Swedish survey of living conditions
    Tomas Hemmingsson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Norrbacka, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Psychosom Med 70:805-10. 2008
  7. doi Educational differences in disability pension among Swedish middle-aged men: role of factors in late adolescence and work characteristics in adulthood
    Elin Johansson
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:901-7. 2012
  8. doi Obesity in young adulthood is related to social mobility among Swedish men
    Nina E K Karnehed
    Child and Adolescent Public Health Epidemiology Group, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:654-8. 2008
  9. pmc Is poor self-rated health associated with low-grade inflammation in 43,110 late adolescent men of the general population? A cross-sectional study
    Carin Warnoff
    Department for Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMJ Open 6:e009440. 2016
  10. doi Unemployment and coronary heart disease among middle-aged men in Sweden: 39 243 men followed for 8 years
    Andreas Lundin
    Division of Occupational Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 71:183-8. 2014

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Publications48

  1. ncbi Smoking at age 18-20 and suicide during 26 years of follow-up-how can the association be explained?
    Tomas Hemmingsson
    Division of Occupational Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 32:1000-4. 2003
    ..The aim of this cohort study was to analyse the role of smoking and other potential risk factors measured in adolescence on subsequent suicide...
  2. ncbi How far are socioeconomic differences in coronary heart disease hospitalization, all-cause mortality and cardiovascular mortality among adult Swedish males attributable to negative childhood circumstances and behaviour in adolescence?
    Tomas Hemmingsson
    Division of Occupational Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 34:260-7. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi Can large relative mortality differences between socio-economic groups among Swedish men be explained by risk indicator-associated social mobility?
    Tomas Hemmingsson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm and National Institute for Working Life, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 15:518-22. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse the role of risk indicator-associated social mobility (from childhood through to adulthood) in socio-economic mortality differences among Swedish men aged 35-50 years...
  4. ncbi Is the association between low job control and coronary heart disease confounded by risk factors measured in childhood and adolescence among Swedish males 40-53 years of age?
    Tomas Hemmingsson
    Division of Occupational Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 35:616-22. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi The association between cognitive ability measured at ages 18-20 and mortality during 30 years of follow-up--a prospective observational study among Swedish males born 1949-51
    Tomas Hemmingsson
    Division of Occupational Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 35:665-70. 2006
    ..This study aims to investigate the association between cognitive ability measured at age 18-20 and mortality during a 30 year period of follow-up...
  6. doi How does IQ affect onset of smoking and cessation of smoking--linking the Swedish 1969 conscription cohort to the Swedish survey of living conditions
    Tomas Hemmingsson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Norrbacka, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Psychosom Med 70:805-10. 2008
    ..To examine the association between intelligence quotient (IQ) measured at ages 18 to 20 and onset of smoking, and the association between IQ and smoking cessation...
  7. doi Educational differences in disability pension among Swedish middle-aged men: role of factors in late adolescence and work characteristics in adulthood
    Elin Johansson
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:901-7. 2012
    ....
  8. doi Obesity in young adulthood is related to social mobility among Swedish men
    Nina E K Karnehed
    Child and Adolescent Public Health Epidemiology Group, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:654-8. 2008
    ..Several studies have shown an inverse relationship between obesity and social status. The aim of this longitudinal study was to disentangle the relationship between BMI and social mobility between generations...
  9. pmc Is poor self-rated health associated with low-grade inflammation in 43,110 late adolescent men of the general population? A cross-sectional study
    Carin Warnoff
    Department for Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMJ Open 6:e009440. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association between low-grade inflammation and self-rated health among conscripts. It was hypothesised that high levels of inflammatory factors would be associated with poor self-rated health...
  10. doi Unemployment and coronary heart disease among middle-aged men in Sweden: 39 243 men followed for 8 years
    Andreas Lundin
    Division of Occupational Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 71:183-8. 2014
    ..Although unemployment may be a stressful life event, its association with coronary heart disease (CHD) remains unclear. This study examines the association between unemployment and later hospitalisation due to CHD...
  11. pmc Cognitive ability in late adolescence and disability pension in middle age: follow-up of a national cohort of Swedish males
    Alma Sörberg
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e78268. 2013
    ..The findings suggest an accumulation of risks over the life course. Although attenuated, the graded relationship remained after adjusting for all factors...
  12. doi Childhood socio-economic position and risk of coronary heart disease in middle age: a study of 49,321 male conscripts
    Daniel Falkstedt
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 21:713-8. 2011
    ..In previous studies, social circumstances and risk factors in adulthood have been suggested to explain this association. In the present study, we included potential explanatory factors from childhood and adolescence...
  13. ncbi Adolescent mental health predicts quitting smoking in adulthood: a longitudinal analysis
    Tomas Hemmingsson
    Division of Occupational Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 18:66-70. 2008
    ..The objective was to analyse a unique longitudinal data set to shed light on the direction of causality and to distinguish between these alternative explanations...
  14. doi The effect of childhood socioeconomic position on alcohol-related disorders later in life: a Swedish national cohort study
    Karl Gauffin
    Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholm University Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:932-8. 2013
    ..We aimed to investigate whether socioeconomic position (SEP) in childhood predicts alcohol-related disorders in young adulthood in a Swedish national cohort...
  15. ncbi Self-rated health and mortality among young men: what is the relation and how may it be explained?
    Daniel Larsson
    Division of Occupational Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 30:259-66. 2002
    ..This study examined the relation between self-rated health (SRH) and mortality among young men, and factors in youth and adolescence that could explain the relation...
  16. ncbi Obesity and attained education: cohort study of more than 700,000 Swedish men
    Nina Karnehed
    Child and Adolescent Public Health Epidemiology Group, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Norrbacka, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1421-8. 2006
    ..To study the relationship between BMI at age 18 years and later attained education, with control for intelligence and parental social position...
  17. doi Intelligence quotient (IQ) in adolescence and later risk of alcohol-related hospital admissions and deaths--37-year follow-up of Swedish conscripts
    Sara Sjölund
    Division of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 107:89-97. 2012
    ..To investigate the relationship between intelligence measured at ages 18-19 and later alcohol-related hospital admission and mortality among men, while controlling for possible confounders...
  18. pmc Cannabis use and depression: a longitudinal study of a national cohort of Swedish conscripts
    Edison Manrique-Garcia
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Norrbacka floor 6, Stockholm, S 17176, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 12:112. 2012
    ..We aim to assess whether risk of depression and other affective outcomes is increased among cannabis users...
  19. doi Unemployment and mental health--who is (not) affected?
    Mona C Backhans
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 22:429-33. 2012
    ....
  20. doi Unemployment and hospitalization owing to an alcohol-related diagnosis among middle-aged men in Sweden
    Andreas Lundin
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:663-9. 2012
    ..This study examines the association between unemployment and later alcohol-related hospitalization, adjusted for preexisting alcohol disorders, psychiatric diagnoses, behavioral risk factors, and social factors...
  21. doi Educational level and coronary heart disease: a study of potential confounding from factors in childhood and adolescence based on the Swedish 1969 conscription cohort
    Daniel Falkstedt
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Epidemiol 21:336-42. 2011
    ..We also examined hypothesized mediation by socioeconomic factors in adulthood...
  22. doi How social position of origin relates to intelligence and level of education when adjusting for attained social position
    Kimmo Sorjonen
    Division of Psychology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Psychol 52:277-81. 2011
    ..These results could be seen to contradict the claim that more merit, at least when operationalized as intelligence or education, is required from people with a low social position of origin in order to attain a certain social level...
  23. doi Association between erythrocyte sedimentation rate and IQ in Swedish males aged 18-20
    Håkan Karlsson
    Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Brain Behav Immun 24:868-73. 2010
    ..To investigate if signs of inflammation are associated with performance on a contemporaneous IQ-test in males aged 18-20...
  24. pmc Long-term physical workload in middle age and disability pension in men and women: a follow-up study of Swedish cohorts
    Katarina Kjellberg
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Solnavägen 4, 10th Floor, 113 65, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 89:1239-1250. 2016
    ..Associations with DP overall, DP due to musculoskeletal disorders and DP due to psychiatric disorders were examined...
  25. doi Effects of increased alcohol availability during adolescence on the risk of all-cause and cause-specific disability pension: a natural experiment
    Emelie Thern
    Child and Adolescent Public Health Epidemiology Unit, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction . 2017
    ..To test if being exposed to increased alcohol availability during adolescence is associated with an increased risk of receiving disability pension due to all-cause, alcohol use disorders and mental disorders...
  26. pmc Cannabis use among Swedish men in adolescence and the risk of adverse life course outcomes: results from a 20 year-follow-up study
    Anna Karin Danielsson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 110:1794-802. 2015
    ..To examine associations between cannabis use in adolescence (at age 18) and unemployment and social welfare assistance in adulthood (at age 40) among Swedish men...
  27. pmc Intelligence and Disability Pension in Swedish Men and Women Followed from Childhood to Late Middle Age
    Andreas Lundin
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 10:e0128834. 2015
    ....
  28. doi Do working conditions explain the increased risks of disability pension among men and women with low education? A follow-up of Swedish cohorts
    Daniel Falkstedt
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Tomtebodavägen 18A, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 40:483-92. 2014
    ..Information on individuals at age 13 years was used to assess confounding of associations...
  29. pmc Does high intelligence improve prognosis? The association of intelligence with recurrence and mortality among Swedish men with coronary heart disease
    Alma Sörberg Wallin
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 69:347-53. 2015
    ..Lower intelligence early in life is associated with increased risks for coronary heart disease (CHD) and mortality. Intelligence level might affect compliance to treatment but its prognostic importance in patients with CHD is unknown...
  30. doi Binge drinking--a predictor for or a consequence of unemployment?
    Mona C Backhans
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:1983-90. 2012
    ..While most studies confirm that problem use is related to subsequent unemployment, results are inconclusive regarding the reverse association. Few studies have analyzed binge drinking as either a predictor or an outcome...
  31. pmc Fathers' intelligence measured at age 18-20 years is associated with offspring smoking: linking the Swedish 1969 conscription cohort to the Swedish Survey of Living Conditions
    Alma Sörberg Wallin
    Unit of Occupational Medicine, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 70:396-401. 2016
    ..An association between lower IQ of parents, measured early in life, and smoking among their offspring has been reported. The extent to which other background factors account for this association is unknown...
  32. pmc Body mass index in young adulthood and suicidal behavior up to age 59 in a cohort of Swedish men
    Alma Sörberg
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 9:e101213. 2014
    ..The associations were little affected by adjustment for a range of possible confounding factors. However, we found no evidence that high BMI was associated with an increased risk of depression cross-sectionally or longitudinally. ..
  33. pmc Psychosocial functioning and intelligence both partly explain socioeconomic inequalities in premature death. A population-based male cohort study
    Daniel Falkstedt
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Division of Psychology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e82031. 2013
    ..None of the previous studies focusing on inequalities in mortality has included measures of both psychosocial functioning and intelligence...
  34. pmc Alcohol use in adolescence and risk of disability pension: a 39 year follow-up of a population-based conscription survey
    Anna Sidorchuk
    Division of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e42083. 2012
    ..We wanted to find out whether an increased risk mainly would affect DP occurring early or late in life as well as whether the level of alcohol consumption and patterns of drinking contribute differently in DP receiving...
  35. doi Blood pressure in late adolescence and early incidence of coronary heart disease and stroke in the Swedish 1969 conscription cohort
    Daniel Falkstedt
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Hypertens 26:1313-20. 2008
    ..We used measures of systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure, mean arterial pressure, and pulse pressure...
  36. doi Effects of psychosocial work factors and psychological distress on self-assessed work ability: A 7-year follow-up in a general working population
    Ola Leijon
    Swedish Social Insurance Inspectorate, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Ind Med 60:121-130. 2017
    ..Toinvestigate the effects of psychosocial work factors (PWF) and psychological distress (PD) on self-assessed work ability...
  37. ncbi Unemployment Is a Risk Factor for Hospitalization Due to Alcohol Problems: A Longitudinal Study Based on the Stockholm Public Health Cohort (SPHC)
    Mona Christina Backhans
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 77:936-942. 2016
    ..This study examined the associations between unemployment and alcohol-related hospitalization or mortality and to what extent these associations may be confounded by alcohol consumption and alcohol problems before unemployment...
  38. doi The evolving relationship between premorbid intelligence and serious depression across the lifespan - A longitudinal study of 43,540 Swedish men
    Emil Lager
    Division of Psychology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 211:37-43. 2017
    ..An association between higher intelligence and lower probability of serious depression has previously been established. Yet, to our knowledge, no large prospective study has examined the relationship across the lifespan...
  39. pmc IQ and alcohol-related morbidity and mortality among Swedish men and women: the importance of socioeconomic position
    Sara Sjölund
    Division of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 69:858-64. 2015
    ..To investigate the association between intelligence in childhood and later risk of alcohol-related disease and death by examining (1) the mediating effect of social position as an adult and (2) gender as a possible moderator...
  40. pmc IQ and level of alcohol consumption—findings from a national survey of Swedish conscripts
    Sara Sjölund
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 39:548-55. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association between IQ test results and alcohol consumption, measured as both total alcohol intake and pattern of alcohol use...
  41. doi Cannabis use in adolescence and risk of future disability pension: a 39-year longitudinal cohort study
    Anna Karin Danielsson
    Karolinska Institute, Department of Public Health Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden Centre for Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Stockholm County Council, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 143:239-43. 2014
    ..DP can be granted to any person in Sweden aged 16-65 years if working capacity is judged to be permanently reduced due to long-standing illness or injury...
  42. doi Early-onset depression, anxiety, and risk of subsequent coronary heart disease: 37-year follow-up of 49,321 young Swedish men
    Imre Janszky
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:31-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the long-term cardiac effects of depression and anxiety assessed at a young age, when reverse causation is not feasible...
  43. doi Overweight in late adolescence predicts development of severe liver disease later in life: A 39years follow-up study
    Hannes Hagström
    Centre for Digestive Diseases, Division of Hepatology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden Department of Medicine, Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    J Hepatol 65:363-8. 2016
    ..The increased prevalence of overweight has been suggested to contribute to the worldwide increase in liver diseases. We investigated if body mass index (BMI) in late adolescence predicts development of severe liver disease later in life...
  44. doi Long-term effects of youth unemployment on mental health: does an economic crisis make a difference?
    Emelie Thern
    Child and Adolescent Public Health Epidemiology Unit, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health . 2017
    ..We investigated the long-term effect of youth unemployment on mental health and explored the possible interaction during periods of high (economic crisis) and low (non-crisis) unemployment rates...
  45. ncbi To what extent may the association between immigrant status and mental illness be explained by socioeconomic factors?
    Petter Tinghög
    Tema Health and Society, Dept of Health and Society, Linkoping University, 58183, Linkoping, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:990-6. 2007
    ....
  46. ncbi The association between cognitive ability measured at ages 18-20 and coronary heart disease in middle age among men: a prospective study using the Swedish 1969 conscription cohort
    Tomas Hemmingsson
    National Institute for Working Life Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 65:1410-9. 2007
    ..Given the results from this study it is unlikely that cognitive ability is a risk factor on its own for CHD, AMI and stroke among men below 54 years of age...
  47. ncbi Investigating the association between cigarette smoking and schizophrenia in a cohort study
    Stanley Zammit
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XN, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 160:2216-21. 2003
    ..Here, the authors investigated whether cigarette smoking alters the risk of subsequently developing schizophrenia. No longitudinal studies have previously examined this relationship...
  48. ncbi A longitudinal study of premorbid IQ Score and risk of developing schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, severe depression, and other nonaffective psychoses
    Stanley Zammit
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, Wales
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:354-60. 2004
    ..To our knowledge, there are no prior population-based, longitudinal studies of premorbid IQ score and risk of developing severe depression requiring hospital admission...