Marjut Grainger

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BACKGROUND Adolescent gambling and substance use are viewed as a public health concern internationally. The early onset age of gambling is a known risk factor for developing gambling problems later in life. The aims of this study are: to evaluate the internal consistency reliability, factorial validity and classification accuracy of the Finnish version of(More)
OBJECTIVE Research suggests autoimmune processes to be involved in psychiatric disorders. We aimed to address the prevalence and incidence of autoimmune diseases in a large Finnish patient cohort with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. METHODS Patients (N = 2342) treated at the Eating Disorder Unit of Helsinki University Central(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to explore the prevalence of hospital-treated suicide attempts in a large clinical population of eating disorder patients. METHOD Follow-up study of adults (N=2462, 95% women, age 18-62 years) admitted to the Eating Disorder Clinic of Helsinki University Central Hospital in the period 1995-2010. For each patient, four(More)
OBJECTIVE We aimed to examine the prevalence and incidence of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in a large patient cohort treated for binge eating disorder (BED), bulimia nervosa (BN), and anorexia nervosa. METHOD Patients (N = 2,342) treated at the Eating Disorder Unit of Helsinki University Central Hospital over the period up to 16 years were compared with matched(More)
BACKGROUND The study investigated Finnish 7th grade school children's gambling behaviour and gambling prevalence. METHOD Participants (N = 988) in this study were from eleven schools in Finland.Χ2X-tests, mean comparisons and correlations were used to analyse the data. The retention rate was 9.,6%. RESULTS Nearly one-third of the participants had(More)
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