Jouko Miettunen

Jouko Miettunen

PhD

Professor
Epidemiology

254 peer reviewed publications in international journals. The publications have been cited 5531 times, of which the most cited publication accounts for 243 citations. The author has a h-index of 40.00. (Scopus)

Biography

I am a professor of clinical epidemiology working mainly on psychiatric and psychological topics in the Northern Finland Birth Cohort studies. I am currently working also as a vice-dean of the University of Oulu Graduate School. I have experience from several national and international projects relating to life course epidemiology. My background is in statistics and epidemiology. I have supervised 15 doctoral students and I have over 290 publications, especially on mental health, epidemiology and medical statistics. See also my personal web page: http://www.joukomiettunen.net/.

Research interests

  • schizophrenia
  • depression
  • temperament
  • biostatistics
  • epidemiology
  • mental health
  • meta-analyses

Vice-dean of University of Oulu Graduate School (UniOGS)

I am currently working as a vice-dean of the University of Oulu Graduate School (UniOGS), my responsible are are the courses offered by UniOGS. I am also member for Doctoral Training Committee of Health and Bioscience Doctoral Program, I am responsible for PhD degrees in medicine.

Social media

Research groups

  • Principal Investigator, Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Group

Selected publications

  • Miettunen, Jouko; Haapea, Marianne; Björnholm, Lassi; Huhtaniska, Sanna; Juola, Teija; Kinnunen, Lotta; Lehtiniemi, Heli; Lieslehto, Johannes; Rautio, Nina; Nordström, Tanja (2019) Psychiatric research in the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1986-a systematic review. - International journal of circumpolar health 78 (1), 1571382 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Räsänen, Sami; Niemelä, Mika; Nordström, Tanja; Hakko, Helinä; Haapea, Marianne; Marshall, Catherine A.; Miettunen, Jouko (2017) Parental hospital-treated somatic illnesses and psychosis of the offspring-The Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1986 study. - Early intervention in psychiatry n/a (n/a), n/a . [Original]
  • Mustonen, Antti; Niemelä, Solja; Nordström, Tanja; Murray, Graham K.; Mäki, Pirjo; Jääskeläinen, Erika; Miettunen, Jouko (2018) Adolescent cannabis use, baseline prodromal symptoms and the risk of psychosis. - British journal of psychiatry 212 (4), 227-233 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Jääskeläinen, E.; Juola, T.; Korpela, H.; Lehtiniemi, H.; M. Nietola, M.; Korkeila, J.; Miettunen, J. (2018) Epidemiology of psychotic depression : systematic review and meta-analysis. - Psychological medicine 48 (6), 905-918 . [Original]
  • Hulkko, A. P.; Murray, G. K.; Moilanen, J.; Haapea, M.; Rannikko, I.; Jones, P. B.; Barnett, J. H.; Huhtaniska, S.; Isohanni, M. K.; Koponen, H.; Jääskeläinen, E.; Miettunen, J. (2017) Lifetime use of psychiatric medications and cognition at 43 years of age in schizophrenia in the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966. - European psychiatry 45, 50-58 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Immonen, Johanna; Jääskeläinen, Erika; Korpela, Hanna; Miettunen, Jouko (2017) Age at onset and the outcomes of schizophrenia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. - Early intervention in psychiatry 11 (6), 453-460 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Miettunen, J.; Nordström, T.; Kaakinen, M.; Ahmed, A. O. (2016) Latent variable mixture modeling in psychiatric research : a review and application. - Psychological medicine 46 (3), 457-467 . [Original]
  • Jääskeläinen, Erika; Haapea, Marianne; Rautio, Nina; Juola, Pauliina; Penttilä, Matti; Nordström, Tanja; Rissanen, Ina; Husa, Anja; Keskinen, Emmi; Marttila, Riikka; Filatova, Svetlana; Paaso, Tiina-Mari; Koivukangas, Jenni; Moilanen, Kristiina; Isohanni, Matti; Miettunen, Jouko (2015) Twenty years of schizophrenia research in the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966 : A systematic review. - Schizophrenia Research and Treatment 2015, 1-12, 524875 . [Original]
  • Jääskeläinen, Erika; Juola, Pauliina; Hirvonen, Noora; McGrath, John J.; Saha, Sukanta; Isohanni, Matti; Veijola, Juha; Miettunen, Jouko (2013) A systematic review and meta-analysis of recovery in schizophrenia. - Schizophrenia bulletin 39 (6), 1296-1306 . [Original]
  • Miettunen, J.; Murray, G. K.; Jones, P. B.; Mäki, P.; Ebeling, H.; Taanila, A.; Joukamaa, M.; Savolainen, J.; Törmänen, S.; Järvelin, M. -R.; Veijola, J.; Moilanen, I. (2014) Longitudinal associations between childhood and adulthood externalizing and internalizing psychopathology and adolescent substance use. - Psychological medicine 44 (8), 1727-1738 . [Original]
  • Käkelä, J.; Panula, J.; Oinas, E.; Hirvonen, N.; Jääskeläinen, E.; Miettunen, J. (2014) Family history of psychosis and social, occupational and global outcome in schizophrenia : a meta-analysis. - Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica 130 (4), 269-278 . [Original]

Thesis supervisions

Doctoral disertations
  • Filatova Svetlana, PhD (Trends and interactions of risk factors in psychotic disorders – Northern Finland Birth cohorts studies) [2018] (principal supervisor)

  • Haapea Marianne, PhD (Selection and information bias in psychiatric research) [2010] (assistant supervisor)

  • Huhtaniska Sanna, MScD (Predictors for changes in brain morphology in schizophrenia) [2018] (principal supervisor)

  • Hulkko Anja, MScD (Cognition and psychiatric medication in schizophrenia) [2017] (assistant supervisor)

  • Juola Pauliina, MScD (Outcome in schizophrenia and its predictors - the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort) [2015] (assistant supervisor)

  • Käkelä Juha, MScD (Family history of psychosis and outcome of schizophrenia) [2018] (principal supervisor)

  • Keskinen Emmi, MScD (Familial risk and its associations to risk factors for psychoses - the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort) [2015] (principal supervisor)

  • Mäkinen Johanna, MScD (Methods of search and analysis of published schizophrenia research) [2010] (principal supervisor)

  • Moilanen Jani, MScD (The use of antipsychotic medication and its association with outcomes and brain morphometry in schizophrenia – the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966 Study) [2016] (assistant supervisor)

  • Mustonen Antti, MD (Substance use as risk factor for psychoses) [2018] (principal supervisor, Finnish Addiction Medicine association thesis award and University of Oulu Medical Faculty thesis award)

  • Penttilä Matti, MScD (Duration of untreated psychosis - the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort) [2013] (assistant supervisor)

  • Ramsay Hugh, MScD (Familial risk and adverse cognitive outcomes in psychotic disorders) [2017] (assistant supervisor)

  • Rissanen Ina, MScD (Nervous system medications and suicidal ideation and behaviour. The Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966) [2015] (principal supervisor, Finnish Psychiatric Research Foundation thesis award)

  • Roivainen Eka, PhD (Validity in psychological measurement: an investigation of norms) [2015] (principal supervisor)

  • Taka-Eilola Tiina, MD (Mental health problems in the adult offspring of antenatally depressed mothers in the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort; relationship with parental severe mental disorder) [2019] (assistant supervisor)

Research visits

  • Honorary Research Fellow
    1.11.2005 to 30.4.2006

    Research visit to Imperial College London, grant from Academy of Finland.