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Andershed, Anna-KarinORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0003-3981-0353
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Andershed, A.-K. & Andershed, H. (2019). Risk- och skyddsfaktorer förnormbrytande beteende bland unga: Att använda teori och forskning i praktiken. Stockholm: Socialstyrelsen
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Risk- och skyddsfaktorer förnormbrytande beteende bland unga: Att använda teori och forskning i praktiken
2019 (Swedish)Report (Refereed)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: Socialstyrelsen, 2019. p. 56
Series
Underlag till Socialstyrelsens kunskapsstöd kring barn och unga som begår brott
National Category
Psychology (excluding Applied Psychology) Social Work Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified
Research subject
Criminology; Psychology
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-78061 (URN)
Note

Denna skrift utgör en del av underlaget till Socialstyrelsens kunskapsstöd kring barn och unga som begår brott. Refereras som Andershed, A-K. & Andershed, H. (2019). Risk- och skyddsfaktorer för normbrytande beteende bland unga: Att använda teori och forskning i praktiken. I Barn och unga som begår brott eller riskerar att begå brott. Kunskapsstöd för socialtjänsten om att identifiera, utreda och bedöma behov. Stockholm: Socialstyrelsen.

Available from: 2019-11-25 Created: 2019-11-25 Last updated: 2019-11-25Bibliographically approved
Vrettou, M., Nilsson, K. W., Tuvblad, C., Rehn, M., Åslund, C., Andershed, A.-K., . . . Comasco, E. (2019). VGLUT2 rs2290045 genotype moderates environmental sensitivity to alcohol-related problems in three samples of youths. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 28(10), 1329-1340
Open this publication in new window or tab >>VGLUT2 rs2290045 genotype moderates environmental sensitivity to alcohol-related problems in three samples of youths
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2019 (English)In: European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, ISSN 1018-8827, E-ISSN 1435-165X, Vol. 28, no 10, p. 1329-1340Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The importance of Vesicular Glutamate Transporter 2 (VGLUT2)-mediated neurotransmission has been highlighted in studies on addiction-related phenotypes. The single nucleotide polymorphism rs2290045 in VGLUT2 has been associated with alcohol dependence, but it is unknown whether or how this association is affected by environmental factors. The present study determined whether the association of alcohol-related problems with the rs2290045 in the VGLUT2 gene was modified by negative and positive environmental factors. Three samples were included: a clinical sample of 131 adolescents followed from age 17 to 22; a general population sample of 1794 young adults; and a general population sample of 1687 adolescents followed from age 14 to 17. DNA was extracted from saliva and the rs2290045 (T/C) was genotyped. Alcohol-related problems were assessed using the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test. Stressful life events (SLE) and parenting were assessed by questionnaires. Gene-environment interactions were investigated using a dual statistical approach. In all samples (effect sizes 0.6-6.2%), and consistent with the differential susceptibility framework, T carriers exposed to SLE reported more alcohol-related problems if they had experienced poor parenting, and lower alcohol-related problems if they had received supportive parenting. T carriers not exposed to SLE reported higher alcohol-related problems if they had received supportive parenting and lower alcohol-related problems if they had received poor parenting. Among CC carriers, alcohol-related problems did not vary as a function of negative and positive environmental factors. In conclusion, in three samples of youths, alcohol-related problems were associated with an interaction of VGLUT2 rs2290045, SLE, and parenting.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Springer, 2019
Keywords
Adolescents, Alcohol, Gene, Glutamate, Stress, VGLUT2
National Category
Psychiatry Substance Abuse
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-72879 (URN)10.1007/s00787-019-01293-w (DOI)000489301800006 ()30805764 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-85062073264 (Scopus ID)
Funder
Fredrik och Ingrid Thurings StiftelseThe Swedish Brain Foundation, PS2013-0052Forte, Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare, 2015-00897Stiftelsen Söderström - Königska sjukhemmet, SLS-559921Swedish National Board of Health and WelfareÅke Wiberg FoundationSwedish Research Council, 2013-4657 2014-3804 VR: 2015-00495
Note

Funding Agencies:

Alcohol Research Council of the Swedish Alcohol Retailing Monopoly

Lars Hierta's Minne foundation

Lundberg's and Karlsson's foundation

Uppsala and Örebro Regional Research Council

County Council of Västmanland

Swedish Psychiatric Foundation

Research Foundations of Bertil Hallsten and Ahlen

European Union (EU)

INCA 600398 SciLifeLab 

Available from: 2019-03-04 Created: 2019-03-04 Last updated: 2019-11-12Bibliographically approved
Fanti, K. A., Hellfeldt, K., Colins, O. F., Meehan, A., Andershed, A.-K. & Andershed, H. (2019). Worried, sad, and breaking rules?: Understanding the developmental interrelations among symptoms of anxiety, depression, and conduct problems during early childhood. Journal of criminal justice, 62, 23-28
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Worried, sad, and breaking rules?: Understanding the developmental interrelations among symptoms of anxiety, depression, and conduct problems during early childhood
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2019 (English)In: Journal of criminal justice, ISSN 0047-2352, E-ISSN 1873-6203, Vol. 62, p. 23-28Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Research investigating the developmental interrelations among symptoms of anxiety, depression, and conduct problems in early childhood is lacking. The present study aims to fill this significant knowledge gap. A large Swedish prospective longitudinal data set (SOFIA study) was utilized, in which approximately 2.000 children have been assessed by parents and school staff at four time points, beginning at ages 3–5 and the fourth assessment conducted at ages 8–10. Results showed that symptoms of anxiety and depression were positively related to conduct problems, both cross-sectionally and longitudinally, and among both boys and girls. However, when all other variables were controlled for in the path analysis, a different picture emerged. Cross-sectional unidirectional positive effects from conduct problems to depressive symptoms were identified at each time point, with the effect from conduct problems to depressive symptoms during middle childhood being only significant among girls. Furthermore, conduct problems predicted anxiety symptoms during middle childhood among both boys and girls. Neither depressive nor anxiety symptoms predicted conduct problems. These findings suggest that conduct problems are associated with increased risk for depressive and anxiety symptoms, and may contribute to the development of psychopathological symptoms during childhood.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Elsevier, 2019
Keywords
Anxiety, Depression, Conduct Problems, Gender, Longitudinal, Path model
National Category
Psychiatry
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-71604 (URN)10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2018.09.006 (DOI)000469895700004 ()2-s2.0-85053083046 (Scopus ID)
Funder
Swedish Research Council
Available from: 2019-01-19 Created: 2019-01-19 Last updated: 2019-06-20Bibliographically approved
Frogner, L., Gibson, C. L., Andershed, A.-K. & Andershed, H. (2018). Childhood Psychopathic Personality and Callous-Unemotional Traits in the Prediction of Conduct Problems. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 88(2), 211-225
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Childhood Psychopathic Personality and Callous-Unemotional Traits in the Prediction of Conduct Problems
2018 (English)In: American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, ISSN 0002-9432, E-ISSN 1939-0025, Vol. 88, no 2, p. 211-225Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This study analyzed data from a prospective longitudinal study of Swedish preschoolers to examine whether psychopathic traits and concurrent conduct problems predict future conduct problems (CP) across 1- and 2-year follow-ups into early childhood. We tested the predictive ability of psychopathic traits while controlling for concurrent CP, and also by combining psychopathic traits with concurrent CP. A community sample of 1,867 preschoolers (47% girls) ages 3 to 5 years at baseline was recruited from a Swedish medium-sized municipality. Results from multivariate regression analyses showed that psychopathic traits alone (without co-occurring CP) did not consistently predict continuing childhood CP, but did so, among both boys and girls, in combination with concurrent conduct problems. It is important to note that, the combination of concurrent CP and the entire psychopathic personality, that is, a 3-dimensional psychopathic construct, was a stronger predictor of continuing childhood CP than the combination of concurrent CP and Callous-Unemotional (CU) traits among boys but not among girls.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
American Psychological Association (APA), 2018
Keywords
callous-unemotional traits; conduct problems; early childhood; psychopathic traits
National Category
Psychology (excluding Applied Psychology) Psychiatry
Research subject
Psychology
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-53547 (URN)10.1037/ort0000205 (DOI)000427477500010 ()27786502 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-84994236781 (Scopus ID)
Funder
Swedish Research CouncilForte, Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare
Available from: 2016-11-17 Created: 2016-11-17 Last updated: 2018-04-03Bibliographically approved
Bergman, L. R., Andershed, A.-K., Meehan, A. & Andershed, H. (2018). Individual development and adaptation (IDA): A life-span longitudinal program suited for person-oriented research. Journal for Person-Oriented Research, 4(2), 63-77
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Individual development and adaptation (IDA): A life-span longitudinal program suited for person-oriented research
2018 (English)In: Journal for Person-Oriented Research, ISSN 2002-0244, Vol. 4, no 2, p. 63-77Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In this article, we give a presentation of the longitudinal research program Individual Development and Adaptation (IDA) that can be helpful as a template for researchers considering to launch their own longitudinal studies, and that opens the door to IDA for researchers looking for suitable data to be analyzed within their own project or in collaboration with IDA. We also introduce the holistic-interactionistic theoretical framework of IDA and the associated person-oriented approach – an approach that is especially suited for analyzing the rich IDA data set with its broad coverage of different areas of adjustment and related factors. The paper provides an overview of the essential features of the IDA database, as well as of ongoing and planned IDA research

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
The Scandinavian Society for Person-Oriented Research (SPOR), 2018
Keywords
IDA, longitudinal, prospective, person-oriented, development, adaptation
National Category
Psychology
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-71605 (URN)10.17505/jpor.2018.07 (DOI)
Available from: 2019-01-19 Created: 2019-01-19 Last updated: 2019-01-21Bibliographically approved
Frogner, L., Andershed, A.-K. & Andershed, H. (2018). Psychopathic Personality Works Better than CU Traits for Predicting Fearlessness and ADHD Symptoms among Children with Conduct Problems. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 40(1), 26-39
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Psychopathic Personality Works Better than CU Traits for Predicting Fearlessness and ADHD Symptoms among Children with Conduct Problems
2018 (English)In: Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, ISSN 0882-2689, E-ISSN 1573-3505, Vol. 40, no 1, p. 26-39Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Children with early-onset conduct problems (CP) are at great risk for future behavior problems, and this risk seems to increase when CP co-occur with psychopathic traits. Even though studies are indicating that the entire psychopathic personality construct may be more useful in designating a meaningful subgroup of children with CP, research on psychopathic traits and CP in childhood have mainly focused on the role of callous unemotional (CU) traits. Prospective longitudinal data of 1867 3- to 5-year-olds (47% girls) followed annually for two years was used to compare groups of children with different combinations of CP and psychopathic traits on fearlessness and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) symptoms. Children with CP and psychopathic personality had higher baseline and stable levels of ADHD symptoms than children with CP only or children with CP and concurrent CU traits, while baseline levels of fearlessness did not differ. They were also more likely to display stable levels of the risky combination of CP and ADHD symptoms. Results were similar for boys and girls. Findings indicate that there are reasons to consider other traits and behaviors as specifiers for subgroups of children with CP over and above CU traits, in order to optimize both diagnostic practice and treatment outcomes.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Springer, 2018
Keywords
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, Callous-unemotional traits, Conduct problems, Early childhood, Fearlessness, Psychopathic traits
National Category
Psychology (excluding Applied Psychology)
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-66269 (URN)10.1007/s10862-018-9651-0 (DOI)000427993800004 ()29576681 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-85043391139 (Scopus ID)
Funder
Swedish Research Council, 2007-2440
Available from: 2018-04-03 Created: 2018-04-03 Last updated: 2018-04-03Bibliographically approved
Andershed, A.-K. (2017). Organizer of the symposium "Early development of problematic personality traits and early school adjustment - Results from the Swedish prospective longitudinal SOFIA-study".. In: : . Paper presented at Stockholm Criminology Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, June 19-21, 2017.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Organizer of the symposium "Early development of problematic personality traits and early school adjustment - Results from the Swedish prospective longitudinal SOFIA-study".
2017 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Other academic)
National Category
Psychology (excluding Applied Psychology)
Research subject
Criminology
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-62179 (URN)
Conference
Stockholm Criminology Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, June 19-21, 2017
Available from: 2017-11-08 Created: 2017-11-08 Last updated: 2017-12-04Bibliographically approved
Andershed, H., Frogner, L. & Andershed, A.-K. (2017). Psychopathic personality works better than CU traits for predicting fearlessness and ADHD symptoms in children with conduct problems. In: : . Paper presented at Stockholm Criminology Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, June 19-21, 2017.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Psychopathic personality works better than CU traits for predicting fearlessness and ADHD symptoms in children with conduct problems
2017 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Children with early-onset conduct problems (CP) are at great risk for future behavior problems, and this risk seems to increase when CP co-occur with psychopathic traits. Even though studies are indicating that the entire psychopathic personality construct may be more useful in designating a meaningful subgroup of children with CP, research on psychopathic traits and CP in childhood have mainly focused on the role of callous unemo-tional (CU) traits. Prospective longitudinal data of 1,867 3- to 5-year-olds (47% girls) followed annually for two years was used to compare groups of children with different combinations of CP and psychopathic traits on fearlessness and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) symp-toms. Children with CP and psychopathic personality had higher baseline and stable levels of fearlessness and ADHD symptoms than children with CP only or children with CP and concurrent CU traits. They were also more likely to display stable levels of the very risky combination of CP and ADHD symptoms. Results were similar for boys and girls. Findings indicate that there are reasons to consider other traits and behaviors as specifiers for subgroups of children with CP over and above CU traits, in order to optimize both diagnostic practice and treatment outcomes.

National Category
Psychology (excluding Applied Psychology)
Research subject
Criminology
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-62181 (URN)
Conference
Stockholm Criminology Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, June 19-21, 2017
Available from: 2017-11-08 Created: 2017-11-08 Last updated: 2017-11-28Bibliographically approved
Bergstrøm, H., Frogner, L., Colins, O. F., Fanti, K. A., Andershed, A.-K. & Andershed, H. (2017). Psychopathic traits during early childhood: Stable over time or rapidly changing?. In: : . Paper presented at Stockholm Criminology Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, June 19-21, 2017.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Psychopathic traits during early childhood: Stable over time or rapidly changing?
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2017 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Although research has shown psychopathic traits to be moderately to highly stable in late childhood and adolescence, little is known about stability in early childhood, specifically in preschool age. The current study was designed to fill this knowledge gap by assessing stability of psychopathic traits in a large community sample (n = 2,121) of three- to five-year-olds (47% girls) across a two-year time span. The sample displayed stable levels of Grandiose-Deceitful (GD), Callous-Unemotional (CU) and Impulsivity, Need for Stimulation (INS) traits. However, the degree of stability varieda cross these three traits dimensions, and by level of analysis, age, and gender. Rank-order stability ranged from low to very high, but effect sizes indicated less stability than on the mean level, where changes were detected but with small effect sizes, thus demonstrating high stability. This trend emerged for both genders, across development, and age. At an individual level, the great majority of the sample displayed stable levels of psychopathic traits to a large extent, with small gender and age differences. The current study is one of the first that investigates stability in children as young as three years old, and it highlights the possibility of measuring psychopathic traits in early childhood.

National Category
Psychology (excluding Applied Psychology)
Research subject
Criminology
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-62182 (URN)
Conference
Stockholm Criminology Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, June 19-21, 2017
Available from: 2017-11-08 Created: 2017-11-08 Last updated: 2018-08-10Bibliographically approved
Åström, T., Gumpert, C., Andershed, A.-K. & Forster, M. (2017). The SAVRY Improves Prediction of Reoffending: A Naturalistic Longitudinal Comparative Study. Research on social work practice, 27(6), 683-694
Open this publication in new window or tab >>The SAVRY Improves Prediction of Reoffending: A Naturalistic Longitudinal Comparative Study
2017 (English)In: Research on social work practice, ISSN 1049-7315, E-ISSN 1552-7581, Vol. 27, no 6, p. 683-694Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Purpose: This study investigated the utility of the risk assessment “Structured Assessment of Violence Risk in Youth” (SAVRY) within the social services in Stockholm County, Sweden.

Method: SAVRY assessments of 56 adolescents were compared to assessments guided by another instrument (Adolescent Drug Abuse Diagnosis [ADAD]; n = 38) and assessments without support of a structured method (n = 38).

Results: The results showed that social workers conducting SAVRY assessments documented a significantly larger number of risk and protective factors compared to the other assessments, and these factors predicted, with a few exceptions, reoffending to a larger extent. SAVRY summary risk rating significantly predicted the occurrence of serious violent crimes (area under the curve [AUC] = .80, p < .01) and less serious violence (AUC = .70, p < .05).

Conclusions: SAVRY performed at least as well in naturalistic settings as in previous studies conducted in more controlled environments. Furthermore, the SAVRY performed better than the other structured instrument (ADAD).

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Sage Publications, 2017
Keywords
SAVRY, risk assessment, delinquency, adolescence, evidence-based assessment
National Category
Psychology (excluding Applied Psychology) Social Work
Research subject
Psychology; Social Work; Criminology
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-47884 (URN)10.1177/1049731515605184 (DOI)000415367600005 ()2-s2.0-85029580279 (Scopus ID)
Funder
Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare
Note

Funding Agency:

Academy of Social Services in the City of Stockholm, Sweden

Available from: 2016-02-02 Created: 2016-02-02 Last updated: 2017-12-01Bibliographically approved
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