R W Licht

Summary

Affiliation: Aarhus University Hospital
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fixed-dosed risperidone in mania: an open experimental trial
    R W Licht
    Mood Disorders Research Unit, Aarhus University Psychiatric Hospital, Risskov, Denmark
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 16:103-10. 2001
  2. doi request reprint Are antidepressants safe in the treatment of bipolar depression? A critical evaluation of their potential risk to induce switch into mania or cycle acceleration
    R W Licht
    Mood Disorders Research Unit, Aarhus University Hospital, Risskov, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:337-46. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Long-term outcome of patients with bipolar disorder commenced on lithium prophylaxis during hospitalization: a complete 15-year register-based follow-up
    Rasmus W Licht
    Mood Disorders Research Unit, Aarhus University Psychiatric Hospital, Risskov, Denmark
    Bipolar Disord 10:79-86. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint [Prophylactic treatment of affective disorders]
    Rasmus Wentzer Licht
    Arhus Universitetshospital, Klinik for Mani og Depression, Risskov
    Ugeskr Laeger 169:1453-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Bech-Rafaelsen Melancholia Scale and the Hamilton Depression Scale in patients with major depression; is the total score a valid measure of illness severity?
    R W Licht
    Mood Disorders Research Unit, Aarhus University Psychiatric Hospital, Risskov, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 111:144-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Chronic lithium treatment with or without haloperidol fails to affect the morphology of the rat cerebellum
    R W Licht
    Mood Disorders Research Unit, Aarhus University Psychiatric Hospital, Skovagervej 2, DK 8240 Risskov, Denmark
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 13:173-6. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint [Psychopharmacological treatment of bipolar disease]
    Rasmus W Licht
    Forskningsafdeling for Affektive Sygdomme, Psykiatrisk Hospital i Arhus, Arhus Universitetshospital, DK 8240 Risskov
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:2495-7. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Treatment strategies in patients with major depression not responding to first-line sertraline treatment. A randomised study of extended duration of treatment, dose increase or mianserin augmentation
    Rasmus W Licht
    Mood Disorders Research Unit, Aarhus University Psychiatric Hospital, 8240 Risskov, Denmark
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 161:143-51. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Limitations in randomised controlled trials evaluating drug effects in mania
    R W Licht
    Mood Disorders Research Unit, Aarhus University Psychiatric Hospital, Risskov, Denmark
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 251:II66-71. 2001
  10. doi request reprint Lack of interaction between sertraline and lamotrigine in psychiatric patients: a retrospective study
    J Christensen
    Department of Neurology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Pharmacopsychiatry 45:119-21. 2012

Collaborators

  • W A Nolen
  • Per Vestergaard
  • J Christensen
  • H Christensen
  • K Linnet
  • E H Høyer
  • P B Mortensen
  • P Bech
  • J Angst
  • D Smith
  • John E Andersson
  • K Martiny
  • L F Gram
  • J M Rendell
  • A Brodersen
  • M Andersen
  • M B Christensen
  • T Wedervang Jensen
  • K B Stage
  • P M Andersen
  • A Egander
  • I S Thomsen
  • M Olsen
  • B B Bendsen
  • J Egersgård
  • H Borup
  • W Abildgaard
  • J K Larsen
  • K Mølgaard
  • A Rosenkrantz de Lasson
  • K Nalders
  • A M Johansen
  • P Matzen
  • B Stadil
  • J Andersen
  • J Christoffersen
  • C Kayser
  • I Wätjen
  • C Bock
  • K Clemmensen
  • K Frederiksen
  • P Clemmensen
  • N A Rasmussen
  • B M Jensen
  • B Richelsen
  • L Ledderer
  • J Kristensen
  • G Hausmann
  • C Z Jensen
  • E M Christensen
  • B Holgersen
  • P Kragh Sørensen
  • U Kläning
  • H Horneberg
  • A Gjerris
  • B Malling
  • M Reiner
  • A V Olesen

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Fixed-dosed risperidone in mania: an open experimental trial
    R W Licht
    Mood Disorders Research Unit, Aarhus University Psychiatric Hospital, Risskov, Denmark
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 16:103-10. 2001
    ..Side-effect profiles were rather similar in the two treatment groups. Despite design limitations, these findings may justify the conduction of randomized controlled trials to investigate the use of risperidone in mania...
  2. doi request reprint Are antidepressants safe in the treatment of bipolar depression? A critical evaluation of their potential risk to induce switch into mania or cycle acceleration
    R W Licht
    Mood Disorders Research Unit, Aarhus University Hospital, Risskov, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:337-46. 2008
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  3. doi request reprint Long-term outcome of patients with bipolar disorder commenced on lithium prophylaxis during hospitalization: a complete 15-year register-based follow-up
    Rasmus W Licht
    Mood Disorders Research Unit, Aarhus University Psychiatric Hospital, Risskov, Denmark
    Bipolar Disord 10:79-86. 2008
    ..However, the effectiveness of lithium under routine conditions seems less pronounced. In the present study, the overall 15.3-year outcome in BD patients commenced on lithium is described...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Prophylactic treatment of affective disorders]
    Rasmus Wentzer Licht
    Arhus Universitetshospital, Klinik for Mani og Depression, Risskov
    Ugeskr Laeger 169:1453-5. 2007
    ..Even though none of the treatments cause dramatic risk reduction, it is often possible to improve the individual prognosis through integrated long-term management by specialized teams...
  5. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Bech-Rafaelsen Melancholia Scale and the Hamilton Depression Scale in patients with major depression; is the total score a valid measure of illness severity?
    R W Licht
    Mood Disorders Research Unit, Aarhus University Psychiatric Hospital, Risskov, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 111:144-9. 2005
    ..On this background, we aimed at comparing the unidimensionality of the Bech-Rafaelsen Melancholia Scale (MES) and the 17-item Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D(17))...
  6. ncbi request reprint Chronic lithium treatment with or without haloperidol fails to affect the morphology of the rat cerebellum
    R W Licht
    Mood Disorders Research Unit, Aarhus University Psychiatric Hospital, Skovagervej 2, DK 8240 Risskov, Denmark
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 13:173-6. 2003
    ..After 30 weeks of treatment, the animals were killed and the cerebelli were histologically prepared. No statistically significant differences were observed between the groups with respect to the cerebellar measures...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Psychopharmacological treatment of bipolar disease]
    Rasmus W Licht
    Forskningsafdeling for Affektive Sygdomme, Psykiatrisk Hospital i Arhus, Arhus Universitetshospital, DK 8240 Risskov
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:2495-7. 2002
    ..However, for several reasons, for instance treatment failure or side effects, long-term treatment with antiepileptics may often be necessary. Among the antiepileptics, carbamazepine, valproate, and lamotrigine are the best studied...
  8. ncbi request reprint Treatment strategies in patients with major depression not responding to first-line sertraline treatment. A randomised study of extended duration of treatment, dose increase or mianserin augmentation
    Rasmus W Licht
    Mood Disorders Research Unit, Aarhus University Psychiatric Hospital, 8240 Risskov, Denmark
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 161:143-51. 2002
    ..A large proportion of patients with major depression do not respond sufficiently to any first-line treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Limitations in randomised controlled trials evaluating drug effects in mania
    R W Licht
    Mood Disorders Research Unit, Aarhus University Psychiatric Hospital, Risskov, Denmark
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 251:II66-71. 2001
    ..These studies maybe randomised but open and use simple but relevant outcome measures...
  10. doi request reprint Lack of interaction between sertraline and lamotrigine in psychiatric patients: a retrospective study
    J Christensen
    Department of Neurology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Pharmacopsychiatry 45:119-21. 2012
    ..This study evaluates the pharmacokinetic interaction between sertraline and lamotrigine in psychiatric patients...
  11. doi request reprint Risk factors of suicide in inpatients and recently discharged patients with affective disorders. A case-control study
    E H Høyer
    Psychiatric Hospital in Aarhus, University of Aarhus, Skovagervej 2, DK 8240 Risskov, Denmark
    Eur Psychiatry 24:317-21. 2009
    ..Patients with affective disorders are at high risk of suicide, especially during inpatient treatment and during the first year after discharge...
  12. ncbi request reprint 50 Years with lithium treatment in affective disorders: present problems and priorities
    P Vestergaard
    Mood Disorders Research Unit, Aarhus University Psychiatric Hospital, Skovagervej 2, 8240 Risskov, Denmark
    World J Biol Psychiatry 2:18-26. 2001
    ..Finally, although not the main purpose of this review, a short description of alternative mood stabilizing drugs will also be presented...
  13. ncbi request reprint A lithium clinic for bipolar patients: 2-year outcome of the first 148 patients
    R W Licht
    Mood Disorders Research Unit, Aarhus University Psychiatric Hospital, Skovagervej 2, DK-8240 Risskov, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 104:387-90. 2001
    ..Better long-term treatment results for bipolar patients depend on both the development of more effective mood stabilizing drugs or drug combinations and the improvement of patients' adherence to treatment...
  14. doi request reprint Acute and continuation therapy in unipolar depression: observations from the run-in phase of a maintenance trial
    L F Gram
    Clinical Pharmacology, IST, University of Southern Denmark, Winsløwparken 19, DK 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:123-9. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to analyze treatments and outcome in depressed patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Under-recruitment of patients for clinical trials: an illustrative example of a failed study
    J M Rendell
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 115:337-9. 2007
  16. ncbi request reprint [Mortality in patients with affective disorder who commenced treatment with lithium. A 16-year follow-up]
    A Brodersen
    Psykiatrisk Hospital, Arhus Universitetshospital, DK-8240 Risskov
    Ugeskr Laeger 163:6428-32. 2001
    ..DISCUSSION: Mortality, particularly death from suicide, was significantly increased in unselected affective disorder patients, who commenced lithium treatment, as compared with the background population...