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Suicide, psychiatric illness, and social maladjustment in intercountry adoptees in Sweden: a cohort study
BACKGROUND Many intercountry adoptees are reaching adolescence in western Europe and the USA, and the mental health and social adjustment of these individuals as adolescents and young adults has now… Expand
Suicide in first- and second-generation immigrants in Sweden A comparative study
Background: Studies of suicide in first-generation immigrants have consistently shown higher rates compared to their country of origin. Little is known about the risk of suicide in second-generation… Expand
Preterm Birth and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Schoolchildren
OBJECTIVE: Previous studies have demonstrated an increased risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in follow-up studies of preterm survivors from NICUs. In this study we analyzed the… Expand
Bullying and attention‐deficit– hyperactivity disorder in 10‐year‐olds in a Swedish community
The association of attention‐deficit—hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with bullying in the peer group in school was studied in an entire population of 577 fourth graders (10‐year‐olds) in one… Expand
Schizophrenia, substance abuse, and violent crime.
CONTEXT Persons with schizophrenia are thought to be at increased risk of committing violent crime 4 to 6 times the level of general population individuals without this disorder. However, risk… Expand
Living conditions and psychosomatic complaints in Swedish schoolchildren
Background: The proportion of Swedish schoolchildren that reports psychosomatic complaints has increased during recent decades, parallel to major structural changes in Swedish society. Aim: To… Expand
Social adversity in childhood and the risk of developing psychosis: a national cohort study.
- S. Wicks, A. Hjern, D. Gunnell, G. Lewis, C. Dalman
- Psychology, Medicine
- The American journal of psychiatry
- 1 September 2005
OBJECTIVE There is conflicting evidence concerning the association of social childhood factors and subsequent psychosis. Previous studies have had inadequate designs. The aim of the present study was… Expand
Mortality, severe morbidity, and injury in children living with single parents in Sweden: a population-based study
BACKGROUND Growing up with one parent has become increasingly common, and seems to entail disadvantages in terms of socioeconomic circumstances and health. We aimed to investigate differences in… Expand
Trends in asthma, allergic rhinitis and eczema among Swedish conscripts from farming and non‐farming environments. A nationwide study over three decades
- L. Bråbäck, A. Hjern, F. Rasmussen
- Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of…
- 1 January 2004
Background Asthma and allergies are less common in children who have been raised in farming environments.
Social adversity contributes to high morbidity in psychoses in immigrants--a national cohort study in two generations of Swedish residents.
BACKGROUND Recent reports have indicated that immigrants have an elevated risk of schizophrenia as well as an increasing tendency for social exclusion. The aim of this study was to compare rates of… Expand