Publikationer 2011-2022

Randomised control trial of a proactive intervention supporting recovery in relation to stress and irregular work hours: effects on sleep, burn-out, fatigue and somatic symptoms
Dahlgren A, Tucker P, Epstein M, Gustavsson P, Söderström M
Occup Environ Med. 2022 Jan 24;oemed-2021-107789. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2021-107789

MRS Shows Regionally Increased Glutamate Levels among Patients with Exhaustion Syndrome Due to Occupational Stress
Savic I
Cereb Cortex. 2020 May 18;30(6):3759-3770

MRI Shows that Exhaustion Syndrome Due to
Chronic Occupational Stress is Associated with Partially Reversible Cerebral

Savic I, Perski A, Osika W
Cereb Cortex. 2018 Mar 1;28(3):894-906

A systematic review and meta-analysis of tertiary interventions in clinical burnout
Perski O, Grossi G, Perski A, Niemi M
Scand J Psychol. 2017 Dec;58(6):551-561. doi: 10.1111/sjop.12398

Designing, Prototyping and Evaluating Digital Mindfulness Applications: A Case Study of Mindful Breathing for Stress Reduction
Zhu B, Hedman A, Feng S, Li H, Osika W
J Med Internet Res 2017;19(6):e197

Virtual Patients in a Behavioral Medicine Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): A Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Participants’ Perceptions.
Berman AH, Biguet G, Stathakarou N, Westin-Hägglöf B, Jeding K, McGrath C, Zary N, Kononowicz AA
Academic Psychiatry. 2017, 41(5): 631-641

Impact of psychological health on peripheral endothelial function and the HPA-axis activity in healthy adolescents.
Chen Y, Osika W, Dangardt F, Friberg P
Atherosclerosis. 2017 Jun;261:131-137. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2017.03.012. Epub 2017 Mar 9.

Self-Reported Psychosomatic Complaints In Swedish Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults Living in Rural and Urban Areas: An Internet-Based Survey.
Laundy Frisenstam K, van den Bosch M, Chen Y, Friberg P, Osika W
JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2017 Mar 7;3(1):e9. doi: 10.2196/publichealth.5902.

MRI Shows that Exhaustion Syndrome Due to Chronic Occupational Stress is Associated with Partially Reversible Cerebral Changes.
Savic I, Perski A, Osika W
Cereb Cortex. 2017 Jan 19. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhw413.

Executive Cognitive Functioning and Cardiovascular Autonomic Regulation in a Population-Based Sample of Working Adults.
Stenfors CU, Hanson LM, Theorell T, Osika WS
Front Psychol. 2016 Oct 5;7:1536. eCollection 2016.

Self-reported sleep lengths ≥ 9 hours among Swedish patients with stress-related exhaustion: Associations with depression, quality of sleep and levels of fatigue.
Grossi G, Jeding K, Söderström M, Osika W, Levander M, Perski A.
Nord J Psychiatry. 2015

The influence of work-related chronic stress on the regulation of emotion and on functional connectivity in the brain.
Golkar A, Johansson E, Kasahara M, Osika W, Perski A, Savic I.
PLoS One. 2014 Sep 3;9(9)

Risk markers of all-cause and diagnosis-specific disability pension–a prospective cohort study of individuals sickness absent due to stress-related mental disorders.
Ishtiak-Ahmed K, Perski A, Mittendorfer-Rutz E.
BMC Public Health. 2014 Aug 7;14:805

Are all-cause and diagnosis-specific sickness absence, and sick-leave duration risk indicators for suicidal behaviour? A nationwide register-based cohort study of 4.9 million inhabitants of Sweden.
Wang M, Alexanderson K, Runeson B, Head J, Melchior M, Perski A, Mittendorfer-Rutz E.
Occup Environ Med. 2014 Jan;71(1):

Hyperventilation and exhaustion syndrome.
Ristiniemi H, Perski A, Lyskov E, Emtner M.
Scand J Caring Sci. 2014 Dec;28(4):657-64.

Long-term occupational stress is associated with regional reductions in brain tissue volumes.
Blix E, Perski A, Berglund H, Savic I.
PLoS One. 2013 Jun 11;8(6):

Predictors of suicidal behaviour in 36,304 individuals sickness absent due to stress-related mental disorders — a Swedish register linkage cohort study.
Ishtiak-Ahmed K, Perski A, Mittendorfer-Rutz E.
BMC Public Health. 2013 May 21;

Psychosocial stress and health problems: Health in Sweden: The National Public Health Report 2012. Chapter 6.
Danielsson M, Heimerson I, Lundberg U, Perski A, Stefansson CG, Akerstedt T.
Scand J Public Health. 2012 Dec;40(9 Suppl):121-34.

Validation of Karolinska Exhaustion Scale: psychometric properties of a measure of exhaustion syndrome.
Saboonchi F, Perski A, Grossi G.
Scand J Caring Sci. 2013 Dec;27(4):1010-7

Sickness absence due to specific mental diagnoses and all-cause and cause-specific mortality: a cohort study of 4.9 million inhabitants of Sweden.
Mittendorfer-Rutz E, Kjeldgård L, Runeson B, Perski A, Melchior M, Head J, Alexanderson K.
PLoS One. 2012;7(9):

Insufficient sleep predicts clinical burnout.
Söderström M, Jeding K, Ekstedt M, Perski A, Akerstedt T.
J Occup Health Psychol. 2012 Apr;17(2):175-83.

Chronic stress is linked to 5-HT(1A) receptor changes and functional disintegration of the limbic networks.
Jovanovic H, Perski A, Berglund H, Savic I.
Neuroimage. 2011 Apr 1;55(3):1178-88

Stress symptoms among adolescents: the role of subjective psychosocial conditions, lifestyle, and self-esteem.
Schraml K, Perski A, Grossi G, Simonsson-Sarnecki M.
J Adolesc. 2011 Oct;34(5):987-96

Testosterone levels and psychological health status in men from a general population: the Tromsø study.
Berglund LH, Prytz HS, Perski A, Svartberg J.
Aging Male. 2011 Mar;14(1):37-41.

Publikationer, 2009- 2010

Ekstedt M, Söderström M, Akerstedt T. Sleep physiology in recovery from burnout. Biol Psychol. 2009 Dec;82(3):267-73. Epub 2009 Aug 21.

Grossi G, Santell B. Quasi-experimental evaluation of a stress management programme for female county and municipal employees on long-term sick leave due to work-related psychological complaints. J Rehabil Med. 2009 Jul;41(8):632-8.

Chandola T, Ferrie J, Perski A, Akbaraly T, Marmot M. (2010). The effect of short sleep duration on coronary heart disease risk is greatest among those with sleep disturbance: a prospective study from the Whitehall II cohort. Sleep.33(6):739-44.

Kumari M, Ellena Badrick E, Ferrie J, Perski A , Marmot M , Chandola T (2009). Self reported sleep duration and sleep disturbance are independently associated with cortisol secretion in the Whitehall II study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94(12):4801-9.

Hergot Berglund L, Sandberg Prytz H, Perski A, Svartberg J. Testosterone levels and psychological health status in men from a general population. The Tromsø study. Aiging male, Oct 15

Dangardt F, Osika W, Chen Y, Nilsson U, Gan LM, Gronowitz E, Strandvik B, Friberg P. Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation improves vascular function and reduces inflammation in obese adolescents. Atherosclerosis. 2010 Oct;212(2):580-5. Epub 2010 Jul 21. PubMed PMID: 20727522.

Chen Y, Osika W, Dangardt F, Gan LM, Strandvik B, Friberg P. High levels of soluble intercellular adhesion molecule-1, insulin resistance and saturated fatty acids are associated with endothelial dysfunction in healthy adolescents. Atherosclerosis. 2010 Aug;211(2):638-42. Epub 2010 Mar 16. PubMed PMID: 20362293.

Osika W, Montgomery SM, Dangardt F, Währborg P, Gan LM, Tideman E, Friberg P. Anger, depression and anxiety associated with endothelial function in childhood and adolescence. Arch Dis Child. 2010 Sep 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 19822537.

Myredal A, Gan LM, Osika W, Friberg P, Johansson M. Increased intima thickness of the radial artery in individuals with prehypertension and hypertension. Atherosclerosis. 2010 Mar;209(1):147-51. Epub 2009 Sep 13. PubMed PMID: 19804883.

Myredal A, Osika W, Li Ming Gan, Friberg P, Johansson M. Increased intima thickness of the radial artery in patients with coronary heart disease. Vasc Med. 2010 Feb;15(1):33-7. Epub 2009 Sep 25. PubMed PMID: 19783570.

Rapp E, Oström A, Osika W, Englund A, Annett J, Gustafsson IB. Preference for full-fat over low-fat foods among individuals suffering from coronary heart disease and healthy controls. Physiol Behav. 2009 Oct 19;98(4):489-97. Epub 2009 Aug 12. PubMed PMID: 19682474.

Kallioinen M, Bernhardsson J, Grohp M, Lisspers J, Sundin O. [Mental illness a problem among primary health care patients. A questionnaire comprising more than 2 000 patients]. Lakartidningen. 2010 Jun 9;107(23):1545-7. Swedish.

Fredrikson M, Linton S, Lisspers J, Melin L, Sundin O, Ohman A, Ost LG, Bohman B, Lundin C. [Governmental action against mental illness jeopardizes patient safety]. Lakartidningen. 2009 Mar 25-31;106(13):946-7. Swedish. PubMed PMID: 19441195.

Tidigare artiklar

Perski A, Osuchowski K, Andersson L, Sanden Å, Feleke E, and Adresson G (1999). Intensive rehabilitation of emotionally distressed patients after coronary by-pass grafting. J Internal Med. 246,253-263.

Horsten M, Ericson M, Perski A, Wamala SP, Schenck-Gustafsson K, and Orth-Gomer K (1999). Psychosocial factors and heart rate variability in healthy women. Psychosom Med 61, 49-57.

Grossi G, Soares J, Ängeslevä J, and Perski A (1999). Psychosocial correlates of sick-leave among patients with musculoskeletal pain. Pain, 80, 607-619.

Grossi G, Theorell T, Jurisoo M, and Setterlind S (1999). Psychophysiological correlates of organizational change and threat of unemployment among police inspectors. Integrative Physiological and Behavioral Science, 34, 30-42.

Hallsten L, Grossi G, and Westerlund H (1999). Unemployment, labour market policy and health in Sweden during years of crisis in the 1990’s. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, 72, 28-30.

Grossi G (1999). Coping and emotional distress in a sample of Swedish long-term unemployed. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 3, 157-165.

Soares J, and Grossi G (1999). The experience of musculoskeletal pain: A comparison of immigrant and Swedish patients. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 13, 254-266.

Soares J, och Grossi G (1999). Psychosocial factors, pain parameters, mental health and coping among Turkish and Swedish patients with musculoskeletal pain. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 6, 174-183.

Lisspers J, Hofman-Bang C, Nordlander R, Sundin Ö, Nygren Å, Öhman A, and Ryden L. (1999). Multifactorial evaluation of a program for lifestyle behavior change in rehabilitation and secondary prevention of coronary artery disease. Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal, 33, 9-16.

Lisspers J, Sundin Ö, Hofman-Bang C, Nordlander R, Ryden L, Nygren Å, and Öhman A, (1999). Behavioral effects of a comprehensive, multifactorial program for lifestyle change after PTCA. A prospective randomised controlled study. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 46, 143-154.

Lisspers J, Söderman E, Sundin Ö, and Nygren Å (1999). The effects on and of depression – an explanatory study of rehabilitation and secondary prevention in coronary artery disease. Scandinavian Journal of Behavior Therapy, 28, 9-18.

Hofman-Bang C, Lisspers J, Nordlander R, Nygren Å, Sundin Ö, Öhman A, and Ryden L (1999). Two-year results of a controlled study of residential rehabilitation for patients treated with percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty. European Heart Journal, 20, 1465-1474.

Kjell-lipasti R, Jonsson A, Karlsson A, Sundin O, and Ohman A (2000). Skin conductance habituation to intense auditory stimulation in panic disorder. Int J Psychol. 35, 442-442.

Soares J, and Grossi G (2000). Relationship between levels of self-esteem, clinical variables, and mental health among patients with musculoskeletal pain. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 7, 87-95.

Grossi G, Soares JF and Lundberg U (2001). Gender differences in coping with musculoskeletal pain. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 4, 304-321

Mellegård M, Grossi G, and Soares JF (2001). A comparative study of coping among women with fibromyalgia, neck-shoulder, and back pain. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 8, 103-115.

Grossi G (2001). Stress, utbrändhet och möjlig rehabilitering. Svensk Rehabilitering, 3, 50-51.

Grossi G, Perski A, Lundberg U, and Soares J (2001). Associations between financial strain and the diurnal salivary cortisol secretion of long-term unemployed individuals. Integr Physiol Behav Sci. Jul-Sep;36(3):205-19.

Soares JF, Grossi G and Lewoko S (2002). A randomized, controlled comparison of educational and behavioural interventions for women with fibromyalgia. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 9, 35-45.

Koertge J, Wamala S.P, Janszky I, Blom M, Al-Khalili F, Sundin Ö, Chesney M, Svane B, and Schenck-Gustafsson K (2002). Vital Exhaustion as predictor of poor prognosis in women with acute myocardial infarction. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 7, 117 – 126.

Söderman E, Lisspers J, and Sundin Ö (2002). Depression as a predictor of return to work in patients with coronary artery disease. Social Science & Medicine, 56 (1), 193-202.

Soares JF, Grossi G, and Lewoko S (2002). A randomized, controlled comparison of educational and behavioural interventions for women with fibromyalgia. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 9, 35-45.

Sundin Ö, Hofman-Bang C, Lisspers J, Öhman A, and Ryden L (2003). Comparing multi-factorial interventions and stress-management in coronary risk reduction. Int J of Behavior Medicine,10, 191-204.

Soares JJF, Sundin Ö, and Grossi G (2003). Age and musculoskeletal pain. International journal of behavioural medicine, 10, 181-190.

Soares JJF, Sundin Ö, and Grossi G (2003). The stress of musculoskeletal pain: a comparison between primary care patients in various ages. J Psychosom Res. 2004 Mar;56(3):297-305.

Grossi G, Perski A, Blomkvist V, Evengård B and Orth-Gomér K (2003). Physiological correlates of burnout among women. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 55, 309-316.

Soares JF, Sundin Ö, and Jablonska B (2004). Psychosocial experiences of foreign and native patients with/without pain. Scandinavian Journal of Occupatioanl Therapy, 11, 36 – 48

Lisspers J, Sundin Ö, Öhman A, Hofman-Bang C, Ryden L, and Nygren Å (2004). Long term effects of a comprehensive, multifactorial program for lifestyle change after PTCA. A prospective randomised controlled study. Health Psychology,(in press)

Perski A, och Grossi G (2004). Behandling av långtidssjukskrivna patienter med stressdiagnoser – Resultat från en interventionsstudie (Treatment of patients on long-term sick leave because of stress-related problems. Results from an intervention study). Läkartidningen; 14:1295-1298.

Dahlgren A, Kecklund G, and Åkerstedt T (2005). Different levels of work-related stress and the effects on sleep, fatigue and cortisol. Scandinavian Journal of Work Environment and Health; 31(4):277-285.

Ekstedt M, and Fagerberg I (2005). Lived experiences of the time preceding burnout. Journal of Advanced Nursing; 49(1):59-67.

Grossi G, Perski A, Ekstedt M, Johansson T, Lindström M, and Holm K (2005). The morning salivary cortisol reponse in burnout Journal of Psychosomatic Research; 59:103-111.

Nilsson JP, Söderström M, Karlsson AU, Lekander M, Åkerstedt T, Erixon Lindroth N, and Axelsson J (2005). Less effective executive functioning after one night’s sleep deprivation. Journal of Sleep Research; 14:1-6.

Ekstedt M, Söderström M, Åkerstedt T, Nilsson J, Sondergaard HP, and Perski A (2006). Disturbed sleep and fatigue in occupational burnout. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health; 32(2):121-131.

Söderström M, Ekstedt M, and Åkerstedt T (2006). Weekday and weekend patterns of diurnal corisol, activation and fatigue among people scoring high for burnout. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health, Suppl;(2):35-40.

Åkerstedt T (2006). Psychosocial stress and impaired sleep. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health; 32(6, special issue):493-501.

Kaida K, Åkerstedt T, Kecklund G, Nilsson JP, and Axelsson J (2007). The effects of asking for verbal ratings of sleepiness on sleepiness and its masking effects on performance. Clinical Neurophysiology; 118:1324-1331.

Kaida K, Åkerstedt T, Kecklund G, Nilsson JP, and Axelsson J (2007). Use of subjective and physiological indicators of sleepiness to predict performance during a vigilance task. Industrial Health, 45:520-526.

Leineweber C, Kecklund G, and Orth-Gomér K (2007). Prediction of cardiocerebrovascular and othe significant disease from distrurbed sleep and work strain. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health, 33(3):215-222.

Åkerstedt T, Kecklund G, Alfredsson L, and Selen J (2007). Predicting long-term sickness absence from sleep and fatigue. Journal of Sleep Research, 16:341-345.

Åkerstedt T, Kecklund G, and Axelsson J (2007). Impaired sleep after bedtime stress and worries. Biological Psychology, 76:170-173.

Åkerstedt T, Kecklund G, and Gillberg M (2007). Sleep and sleepiness in relation to stress and displaced work hours. Psychology and Behavior, 92:250-255.

Santell B, och Grossi G (2007). Stresshanteringsprogram för långtidssjukskrivna kommunanställda kvinnor. Socialmedicinsk tidskrift, 2:148-160.

Ingre M, Kecklund G, Åkerstedt T, Söderström M, and Kecklund L (2008). Sleep length as a function of morning shift-start time in irregular shift scheduls for train drivers: self-rated health and individual differences. Chronobiology International, 25(2 and 3):349-358.

Soares J J F, Grossi G, Macassa G, and Fandino-Losada A (2008). Social support among lifetime victimized men. Victims and Offenders, 3:275-288.

Soares J J F, Macassa G, Grossi G, and Viitasara E (2008). Psychosocial correlates of hopelessness among men. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy 37/1):50-61.

Tucker P, Dahlgren A, Akerstedt T, and Waterhouse J (2008). The impact of free-time acivities on sleep, recovery and well-being. Applied Ergonomics, 39:653-662.

Tidigare rapporter och böcker

Vingerhoets A J.J.M, and Perski A (1999). The psychobiology of stress. In ”Psychology in Medicine” Kaptein A, Appels A& Orth-Gomer K (Eds).

Perski A. Det stressade hjärtat. (The stressed heart). Brombergs förlag, Stockholm, 1999.

Orth-Gomer K, och Perski A. Preventiv medicin i teori och praktik. (Preventive medicine in theory and practice). Studentlitteratur, Lund, 1999.

Ingre M, Söderström M, Kecklund G, Åkerstedt T, och Kecklund L (2000). Lokförares arbetssituation med fokus på arbetstider, sömn, stress och säkerhet. Stressforskningsrapporter nr 292.

Söderström M, Jeding K, Ekstedt M, Kecklund G, och Åkerstedt T (2003). Arbetsmiljö, stress och utbrändhet inom ett företag i IT-branschen.

Ekstedt M. Burnout and sleep. Doctoral dissertation (2005). Division of Psychosocial Factors and Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet.

Holmén-Isaksson M (2005). Rehabilitering. En förhandling mellan individer och organisationer. Stressforskningsrapporter nr 316.

Dahlgren A. Work stress and overtime work – Effects on cortisol, sleep and health. Doctoral Dissertation (2006). Stockholm: Psykologiska Institutionen, Stockholms Universitet.

Perski A. Stress och sjukskrivningar – saneringens pris? (2006) In: Ögren M (red.). Sanningen om Sverige. En antologi om jobben som försvann.

Åkerstedt T. Vad händer med sömnen när man blir äldre? (2006) In: Bagger-Sjöbäck D (Red.). Det goda åldrandet. Stockholm: Carlsson Bokförlag, 2006, pp 287-298.

Perski A. Ur Balans, Bonnier Fakta, 2002 och uppdaterad 2006.

Grossi G. I Balans. Bonnier Fakta, 2004.

Söderström M. Sömn – Sov bättre med kognitiv beteendeterapi. Viva förlag 2007.

Grossi G. Hantera din stress med kognitiv-beteendeterapi. Viva förlag, 2008.

Rose J, Perski A. Duktighetsfällan – en överlevnadsbok för prestationsprinsessor. Prismas förlag, 2008.