Karen Markussen Linnet

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this review was to examine the literature assessing the relationship between prenatal exposure to nicotine, alcohol, caffeine, and psychosocial stress during pregnancy to the risk of developing behavioral problems related to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in childhood. METHOD PubMed, MEDLINE, EMBASE, and PsycINFO(More)
BACKGROUND Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects many children, adolescents, and adults and is associated with a number of impairments. Poor academic performance is related to ADHD in clinical samples. However, it is unclear to what extent core ADHD symptoms and scholastic impairment are related in non-referred school-aged children. (More)
Objectives: Cognitive apprenticeship learning focuses on improving understanding and clinical diagnostic reasoning among learners. The aim of this study was to describe the feasibility of cognitive apprenticeship encounters in clinical paediatric settings in terms of time consumption; and to describe the encounters in terms of learner and teacher behavior.(More)
This case report describes nonconvulsive status epilepticus of complex partial type in a 12-year-old, otherwise healthy girl. The case illustrates the characteristic epileptic twilight state with prolonged bizarre behaviour, psychosis, confusion and normal mental state. It may be difficult to identify the condition in childhood, as changes in behaviour and(More)
The aim was to study the association between preschool behavioural problems and emotional symptoms in 10- to 12-year-old children. The study was based on the Aarhus Birth cohort, Denmark, and included 1,336 children. Based on the parent-administered preschool behaviour questionnaire (PBQ), we identified three not mutually exclusive preschool behavioural(More)
A substantial number of patients do not respond sufficiently to antidepressant drugs and are therefore often co-medicated with lithium as an augmentative strategy. Since lithium has been demonstrated to affect 5-HT neurotransmission, we examined the effect of acute and subchronic lithium on 5-HT levels after a challenge with citalopram. We found that(More)
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