Eva Billstedt

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Affiliation: Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Aspects of quality of life in adults diagnosed with autism in childhood: a population-based study
    Eva Billstedt
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Autism 15:7-20. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Autism in adults: symptom patterns and early childhood predictors. Use of the DISCO in a community sample followed from childhood
    Eva Billstedt
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Goteborg University, Sweden
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:1102-10. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Autism spectrum disorder and underlying brain mechanism in the oculoauriculovertebral spectrum
    Maria Johansson
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:280-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Asperger syndrome and autism: a comparative longitudinal follow-up study more than 5 years after original diagnosis
    Mats Cederlund
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Kungsgatan 12, 411 19, and Queen Silviás and Adolescent Hospital, Sweden
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:72-85. 2008
  5. pmc Autism, processing speed, and adaptive functioning in preschool children
    Asa Hedvall
    Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Kungsgatan 12, 41119 Gothenburg, Sweden
    ScientificWorldJournal 2013:158263. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Attention, executive functions, and mentalizing in anorexia nervosa eighteen years after onset of eating disorder
    I Carina Gillberg
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 32:358-65. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Mortality in autism: a prospective longitudinal community-based study
    Christopher Gillberg
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Queen Silvia s Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Gothenburg University, Kungsgatan 12, 411 18, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:352-7. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Aspects of Sexuality in Adolescents and Adults Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Childhood
    Lucrecia Cabral Fernandes
    Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre, University of Gothenburg, Kungsgatan 12, 411 19, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Autism Dev Disord 46:3155-65. 2016
  9. pmc Asperger syndrome in childhood - personality dimensions in adult life: temperament, character and outcome trajectories
    Adam Helles
    MSc, Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden Centre for Research and Development, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden County Council of Gävleborg, Gavle, Sweden
    BJPsych Open 2:210-216. 2016
  10. doi request reprint The Swedish version of the Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders (DISCO-10). Psychometric properties
    Gudrun Nygren
    Department of Neuroscience and Physiology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:730-41. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Aspects of quality of life in adults diagnosed with autism in childhood: a population-based study
    Eva Billstedt
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Autism 15:7-20. 2011
    ..Future studies need to look in more depth at the concept of an autism-friendly environment and develop more detailed quality of life assessment tools relevant for people in the autism spectrum...
  2. ncbi request reprint Autism in adults: symptom patterns and early childhood predictors. Use of the DISCO in a community sample followed from childhood
    Eva Billstedt
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Goteborg University, Sweden
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:1102-10. 2007
    ..Few studies have looked at the very long-term outcome of individuals with autism who were diagnosed in childhood...
  3. ncbi request reprint Autism spectrum disorder and underlying brain mechanism in the oculoauriculovertebral spectrum
    Maria Johansson
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:280-8. 2007
    ..Results indicate that at least a subgroup of ASD may be associated with errors in early embryonic brain development. Awareness of the coexistence of OAV/ASD is important in habilitation care of individuals with OAV...
  4. ncbi request reprint Asperger syndrome and autism: a comparative longitudinal follow-up study more than 5 years after original diagnosis
    Mats Cederlund
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Kungsgatan 12, 411 19, and Queen Silviás and Adolescent Hospital, Sweden
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:72-85. 2008
    ..Outcome in the autism group was significantly worse. Males with AS had worse outcomes than expected given normal to high IQ. However, outcome was considerably better than for the comparison group of individuals with autism...
  5. pmc Autism, processing speed, and adaptive functioning in preschool children
    Asa Hedvall
    Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Kungsgatan 12, 41119 Gothenburg, Sweden
    ScientificWorldJournal 2013:158263. 2013
    ..To study cognitive test profiles with a focus on processing speed in a representative group of preschool children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and relate processing speed to adaptive functioning...
  6. doi request reprint Attention, executive functions, and mentalizing in anorexia nervosa eighteen years after onset of eating disorder
    I Carina Gillberg
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 32:358-65. 2010
    ..Prospective study of attention, executive functions, and mentalizing abilities in a representative sample of teenage-onset anorexia nervosa (AN)...
  7. doi request reprint Mortality in autism: a prospective longitudinal community-based study
    Christopher Gillberg
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Queen Silvia s Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Gothenburg University, Kungsgatan 12, 411 18, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:352-7. 2010
    ..Associated medical disorders (including epilepsy with cognitive impairment) and accidents accounted for most of the deaths, and it was not possible to determine whether autism "per se" actually carries an increased mortality risk...
  8. doi request reprint Aspects of Sexuality in Adolescents and Adults Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Childhood
    Lucrecia Cabral Fernandes
    Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre, University of Gothenburg, Kungsgatan 12, 411 19, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Autism Dev Disord 46:3155-65. 2016
    ..However, associations were found between paraphilias and ASD symptom severity, intellectual ability, and adaptive functioning. ..
  9. pmc Asperger syndrome in childhood - personality dimensions in adult life: temperament, character and outcome trajectories
    Adam Helles
    MSc, Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden Centre for Research and Development, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden County Council of Gävleborg, Gavle, Sweden
    BJPsych Open 2:210-216. 2016
    ..Adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have repeatedly been shown to have a distinct temperament and character, but this has not been evaluated in relation to psychiatric comorbidity and ASD diagnostic stability...
  10. doi request reprint The Swedish version of the Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders (DISCO-10). Psychometric properties
    Gudrun Nygren
    Department of Neuroscience and Physiology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:730-41. 2009
    ..The DISCO-10 has good psychometric properties. Advantages over the ADI-R include valuable information of the broader autism phenotype and co-existing problems for clinical practice and research...
  11. ncbi request reprint CHARGE association in Sweden: malformations and functional deficits
    Kerstin Strömland
    Department of Ophthalmology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am J Med Genet A 133:331-9. 2005
    ..A multidisciplinary approach is essential in the assessment and management of CA...
  12. ncbi request reprint Oculo-auriculo-vertebral spectrum: associated anomalies, functional deficits and possible developmental risk factors
    Kerstin Strömland
    Department of Ophthalmology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am J Med Genet A 143:1317-25. 2007
    ..Three children were born following assisted fertilization (two intracytoplasmatic sperm injection, one in vitro fertilization), two mothers reported early bleedings, and six (33%) mothers had smoked during pregnancy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy in young adults with autism: a prospective population-based follow-up study of 120 individuals diagnosed in childhood
    Susanna Danielsson
    Department of Pediatrics, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Epilepsia 46:918-23. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint Time Trends in Murray's Psychogenic Needs over Three Decades in Swedish 75-Year-Olds
    Eva Billstedt
    Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Gerontology . 2016
    ..While time trends in personality traits have been suggested in younger cohorts, little is known regarding this issue in older adults...
  15. ncbi request reprint Asperger syndrome in males over two decades: Quality of life in relation to diagnostic stability and psychiatric comorbidity
    Adam Helles
    University of Gothenburg, Sweden Uppsala University, Sweden
    Autism . 2016
    ..Stability of autism spectrum disorder diagnosis was associated with objective but not subjective quality of life, while psychiatric comorbidity was associated with subjective but not objective quality of life...
  16. doi request reprint Boys with Asperger Syndrome Grow Up: Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Disorders 20 Years After Initial Diagnosis
    I Carina Gillberg
    Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, University of Gothenburg, Kungsgatan 12, 411 19, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Autism Dev Disord 46:74-82. 2016
    ..The high rate of psychiatric/neurodevelopmental comorbidities underscores the need for a full psychiatric/neurodevelopmental assessment at follow-up of males with AS...
  17. doi request reprint Preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder Followed for 2 Years: Those Who Gained and Those Who Lost the Most in Terms of Adaptive Functioning Outcome
    Asa Hedvall
    Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, 411 19, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Autism Dev Disord 45:3624-33. 2015
    ..001) with an odds ratio of 18.01. The findings have significant clinical implications in terms of information at diagnosis regarding clinical prognosis in ASD...
  18. pmc Personality in women and associations with mortality: a 40-year follow-up in the population study of women in Gothenburg
    Malin Andre
    Department of Primary Health Care, Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Box 454, S 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Womens Health 14:61. 2014
    ..The question of whether personality traits influence health has long been a focus for research and discussion. Therefore, this study was undertaken to examine possible associations between personality traits and mortality in women...
  19. doi request reprint Neuroticism and extroversion in suicide attempters aged 75 and above and a general population comparison group
    Stefan Wiktorsson
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Aging Ment Health 17:479-88. 2013
    ..The finding that attempters with minor depression were less neurotic than comparison subjects with this diagnosis was unexpected and needs to be examined in larger samples...
  20. ncbi request reprint Autism in the Faroe Islands: an epidemiological study
    Asa Ellefsen
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Goteborg University, Avdelningen för barn och ungdomspsykiatri, Kungsgatan 12, 411 69, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:437-44. 2007
    ..56% had childhood autism, Asperger syndrome or atypical autism. The male:female ratio was just under 6:1. The prevalence of autism in the Faroe Islands was very similar to that reported from many western countries...
  21. doi request reprint Extreme ("pathological") demand avoidance in autism: a general population study in the Faroe Islands
    Christopher Gillberg
    Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre GNC, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Kungsgatan 12, 411 19, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 24:979-84. 2015
    ..PDA possibly constitutes a considerable minority of all cases with ASD diagnosed in childhood, but criteria for the condition are unlikely to be still met in later adolescence and early adult life...
  22. pmc Vitamin d in the general population of young adults with autism in the faroe islands
    Eva Kočovská
    Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Kungsgatan 12, 411 19, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:2996-3005. 2014
    ..The very low 25(OH)D3 in the ASD group suggests some underlying pathogenic mechanism. ..
  23. doi request reprint An interview study of young adults born to mothers with mild intellectual disability
    Ida Lindblad
    University of Gothenburg, Sweden and Skaraborg s Hospital, Sweden
    J Intellect Disabil 17:329-38. 2013
    ..In conclusion, this study adds to other reports that children of mothers with ID constitute an extremely vulnerable group. Therefore, these families need full and continuous attention from the supportive systems in society. ..
  24. doi request reprint Asperger Syndrome and Schizophrenia: A Comparative Neuropsychological Study
    Maria Marinopoulou
    Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Autism Dev Disord 46:2292-304. 2016
    ..Full Scale IQ was higher in the AS group. These results add to the current research illuminating similarities and differences between ASD and schizophrenia on a cognitive level. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint ADHD and the QbTest: Diagnostic Validity of QbTest
    Nicklas Hult
    University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Atten Disord . 2015
    ..We assess the diagnostic accuracy of the QbTest, which measures the cardinal symptoms of ADHD...
  26. pmc Aggressive Antisocial Behaviors Are Related to Character Maturity in Young Swedish Violent Offenders Independent of ADHD
    Thomas Nilsson
    Department of Forensic Psychiatry, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden Centre for Ethics, Law and Mental Health, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Front Psychiatry 7:185. 2016
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Asperger syndrome in males over two decades: stability and predictors of diagnosis
    Adam Helles
    Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 56:711-8. 2015
    ..To examine the diagnostic stability of a childhood diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome (AS) into adulthood in a prospective longitudinal study, and identify the predictors of stability...
  28. ncbi request reprint Autism spectrum disorders and underlying brain pathology in CHARGE association
    Maria Johansson
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:40-50. 2006
    ..Awareness of the coexistence of CHARGE and ASDs is important in habilitation care in CHARGE. Moreover, the results indicate that a subgroup of ASDs may be associated with errors in early embryonic brain development...
  29. ncbi request reprint Autism after adolescence: population-based 13- to 22-year follow-up study of 120 individuals with autism diagnosed in childhood
    Eva Billstedt
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Queen Silvia s Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Autism Dev Disord 35:351-60. 2005
    ..Prospective population-based follow-up study of 120 individuals with autism followed from childhood to adulthood...