Sakari Lemola

Summary

Affiliation: University of Basel
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Adolescents' electronic media use at night, sleep disturbance, and depressive symptoms in the smartphone age
    Sakari Lemola
    Department of Psychology, University of Basel, Missionsstrasse 62, 4055, Basel, Switzerland
    J Youth Adolesc 44:405-18. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Morning cortisol secretion in school-age children is related to the sleep pattern of the preceding night
    Sakari Lemola
    Department of Psychology, University of Basel, Missionsstrasse 62, 4055 Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 52:297-301. 2015
  3. pmc Variability of sleep duration is related to subjective sleep quality and subjective well-being: an actigraphy study
    Sakari Lemola
    Department of Psychology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e71292. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Optimism and self-esteem are related to sleep. Results from a large community-based sample
    Sakari Lemola
    Department of Psychology, University of Basel, Missionsstrasse 62a, 4055, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Behav Med 20:567-71. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The course of subjective sleep quality in middle and old adulthood and its relation to physical health
    Sakari Lemola
    Correspondence should be addressed to Sakari Lemola, Department of Psychology, University of Basel, Missionsstrasse 62a, 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:721-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Interparental conflict and early adolescents' aggression: is irregular sleep a vulnerability factor?
    Sakari Lemola
    University of Basel, Department of Psychology, Basel, Switzerland
    J Adolesc 35:97-105. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Drinking and smoking in pregnancy: what questions do Swiss physicians ask?
    S Lemola
    Department of Personality and Development Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Basel, Missionsstrasse 62a, CH 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 137:66-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation during pregnancy and relapse after childbirth: the impact of the grandmother's smoking status
    Sakari Lemola
    Department of Personality and Developmental Psychology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Matern Child Health J 12:525-33. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Adolescents with greater mental toughness show higher sleep efficiency, more deep sleep and fewer awakenings after sleep onset
    Serge Brand
    Center for Affective, Stress and Sleep Disorders, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 54:109-13. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint During early to mid adolescence, moderate to vigorous physical activity is associated with restoring sleep, psychological functioning, mental toughness and male gender
    Serge Brand
    a Center for Affective, Stress and Sleep Disorder, Psychiatric Clinics of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Sports Sci . 2016

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Adolescents' electronic media use at night, sleep disturbance, and depressive symptoms in the smartphone age
    Sakari Lemola
    Department of Psychology, University of Basel, Missionsstrasse 62, 4055, Basel, Switzerland
    J Youth Adolesc 44:405-18. 2015
    ..Sleep difficulties were the more important mediator than sleep duration. The results of this study suggest that adolescents might benefit from education regarding sleep hygiene and the risks of electronic media use at night...
  2. doi request reprint Morning cortisol secretion in school-age children is related to the sleep pattern of the preceding night
    Sakari Lemola
    Department of Psychology, University of Basel, Missionsstrasse 62, 4055 Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 52:297-301. 2015
    ..In addition, morning cortisol secretion linearly increased with age. In conclusion, associations of sleep disturbance with poor mental health may be confounded with altered HPAA-activity. ..
  3. pmc Variability of sleep duration is related to subjective sleep quality and subjective well-being: an actigraphy study
    Sakari Lemola
    Department of Psychology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e71292. 2013
    ..The findings show that great day-to-day variability in sleep duration--more than average sleep duration--is related to poor subjective sleep quality and poor subjective well-being...
  4. doi request reprint Optimism and self-esteem are related to sleep. Results from a large community-based sample
    Sakari Lemola
    Department of Psychology, University of Basel, Missionsstrasse 62a, 4055, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Behav Med 20:567-71. 2013
    ..There is evidence that positive personality characteristics, such as optimism and self-esteem, are important for health. Less is known about possible determinants of positive personality characteristics...
  5. doi request reprint The course of subjective sleep quality in middle and old adulthood and its relation to physical health
    Sakari Lemola
    Correspondence should be addressed to Sakari Lemola, Department of Psychology, University of Basel, Missionsstrasse 62a, 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:721-9. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Interparental conflict and early adolescents' aggression: is irregular sleep a vulnerability factor?
    Sakari Lemola
    University of Basel, Department of Psychology, Basel, Switzerland
    J Adolesc 35:97-105. 2012
    ..Findings are consistent with the hypothesis that irregular sleep is a vulnerability factor for early adolescents' aggression and underscore the importance of sufficient and regular sleep for resilience...
  7. ncbi request reprint Drinking and smoking in pregnancy: what questions do Swiss physicians ask?
    S Lemola
    Department of Personality and Development Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Basel, Missionsstrasse 62a, CH 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 137:66-9. 2007
    ..It was investigated whether physicians and midwives in Switzerland ask pregnant women about their drinking and smoking habits...
  8. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation during pregnancy and relapse after childbirth: the impact of the grandmother's smoking status
    Sakari Lemola
    Department of Personality and Developmental Psychology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Matern Child Health J 12:525-33. 2008
    ..It was investigated whether the smoking status of the women's parents and parents-in-law has an impact on smoking cessation during pregnancy and relapse after birth above the smoking status of the husband...
  9. doi request reprint Adolescents with greater mental toughness show higher sleep efficiency, more deep sleep and fewer awakenings after sleep onset
    Serge Brand
    Center for Affective, Stress and Sleep Disorders, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 54:109-13. 2014
    ..However, research has not yet focused on the relation between MT and objective sleep. The aim of the present study was therefore to explore the extent to which greater MT is associated with objectively assessed sleep among adolescents...
  10. ncbi request reprint During early to mid adolescence, moderate to vigorous physical activity is associated with restoring sleep, psychological functioning, mental toughness and male gender
    Serge Brand
    a Center for Affective, Stress and Sleep Disorder, Psychiatric Clinics of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Sports Sci . 2016
    ..Accordingly, if PA has a favourable impact on sleep and psychological functioning, then data suggest that sports participation should be more tailored to increase motivation among female adolescents...
  11. doi request reprint Salivary and hair glucocorticoids and sleep in very preterm children during school age
    Natalie Maurer
    University of Basel, Department of Psychology, Basel, Switzerland
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 72:166-74. 2016
    ..In conclusion, this study provides evidence for a possible down-regulation of the HPA axis activity and slightly earlier sleep phase in very preterm children during school age. ..
  12. doi request reprint Intraindividual long-term stability of sleep electroencephalography in school-aged children
    Nadine Perkinson-Gloor
    Department of Psychology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Sleep Med 16:1348-51. 2015
    ..To examine the long-term stability of sleep duration, sleep continuity, and sleep architecture assessed via unattended home sleep electroencephalography (EEG) during middle childhood...
  13. doi request reprint The role of sleep and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis for behavioral and emotional problems in very preterm children during middle childhood
    Nadine Perkinson-Gloor
    Department of Psychology, University of Basel, Missionsstrasse 62, 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    J Psychiatr Res 60:141-7. 2015
    ..This result points to the importance of restorative sleep for the behavioral and emotional development of very preterm children during middle childhood. ..
  14. doi request reprint Are adolescents with high mental toughness levels more resilient against stress?
    Markus Gerber
    Institute of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Stress Health 29:164-71. 2013
    ..Because mental toughness is part of young people's daily speech, it may serve as a less academic resource than other health psychology concepts...
  15. pmc Validation of the German version of the insomnia severity index in adolescents, young adults and adult workers: results from three cross-sectional studies
    Markus Gerber
    Department of Sport, Exercise and Health, University of Basel, St Jakobsturm, Birsstrasse 320B, 4052, Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 16:174. 2016
    ..Surprisingly, the psychometric properties of the German version have not been evaluated, although the ISI is often used with German-speaking populations...
  16. doi request reprint Poor Sleep Is Related to Lower Emotional Competence Among Adolescents
    Serge Brand
    a Center for Affective, Stress, and Sleep Disorders, Psychiatric Clinics of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Behav Sleep Med 14:602-14. 2016
    ..Poor sleep as subjectively experienced among adolescents is associated with specific impairments in emotional competence and empathy. Gender-related patterns were also observed. ..
  17. pmc Gait in Very Preterm School-Aged Children in Dual-Task Paradigms
    Priska Hagmann-von Arx
    Department of Psychology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 10:e0144363. 2015
    ..Knowledge regarding gait in preterm children after early childhood is scarce. We examined straight walking and if it is more affected in very preterm than in full-term children in dual-task paradigms...
  18. doi request reprint Sleep duration, positive attitude toward life, and academic achievement: the role of daytime tiredness, behavioral persistence, and school start times
    Nadine Perkinson-Gloor
    University of Basel, Department of Psychology, Missionsstrasse 62a, 4055 Basel, Switzerland
    J Adolesc 36:311-8. 2013
    ..Students who started school 20 min later received reliably more sleep and reported less tiredness...
  19. doi request reprint Control beliefs are related to smoking prevention in prenatal care
    Sakari Lemola
    Department of Psychology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Eval Clin Pract 19:948-52. 2013
    ..Gynaecologists and midwives play a fundamental role in the prevention of smoking during pregnancy. However, a large number of health care practitioners still do not address smoking in pregnant patients...
  20. pmc Walking in School-Aged Children in a Dual-Task Paradigm Is Related to Age But Not to Cognition, Motor Behavior, Injuries, or Psychosocial Functioning
    Priska Hagmann-von Arx
    Department of Psychology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Front Psychol 7:352. 2016
    ..Gait alterations from single- to dual-task conditions were not related to children's cognition, motor behavior, injuries, or psychosocial functioning. ..
  21. doi request reprint Age-related decline of gait variability in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: Support for the maturational delay hypothesis in gait
    Olivia Manicolo
    Departement of Psychology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    Gait Posture 44:245-9. 2016
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  22. doi request reprint Maternal mental health in the first 3-week postpartum: the impact of caregiver support and the subjective experience of childbirth - a longitudinal path model
    Susanne Gürber
    Department of Personality and Developmental Psychology, University of Basel, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 33:176-84. 2012
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Does IQ = IQ? Comparability of Intelligence Test Scores in Typically Developing Children
    Priska Hagmann-von Arx
    Department of Psychology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Assessment . 2016
    ..Differences did not depend on which test was used but rather on unexplained error. Implications for the application of intelligence assessment in psychological practice are discussed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Habituation as Parameter for Prediction of Mental Development in Healthy Preterm Infants: An Electrophysiological Pilot Study
    Peter Weber
    Division of Neuropediatrics and Developmental Medicine, University Children s Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    J Child Neurol 31:1591-1597. 2016
    ..008) and Performance Developmental Index (r = .482, P = .048) at 21 months. Early learning capability, as measured by habituation, may be associated with a better prognosis for early mental development in healthy preterm infants...