P B Mortensen

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Affiliation: Aarhus University Hospital
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The incidence and prevalence of pervasive developmental disorders: a Danish population-based study
    M B Lauritsen
    Department of Psychiatric Demography, Psychiatric Hospital in Aarhus, Denmark
    Psychol Med 34:1339-46. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric illness and risk factors for suicide in Denmark
    P B Mortensen
    Department of Psychiatric Demography, Institute of Basic Psychiatric Research, Psychiatric Hospital in Aarhus, University Hospital in Aarhus, Denmark
    Lancet 355:9-12. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of family history and place and season of birth on the risk of schizophrenia
    P B Mortensen
    Department of Psychiatric Demography, Institute for Basic Psychiatric Research, Psychiatric Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Risskov, Denmark
    N Engl J Med 340:603-8. 1999
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Decreased risk of acute appendicitis in patients with schizophrenia or manic-depressive psychosis
    H Ewald
    Department of Psychiatric Demography, Institute for Basic Psychiatric Research, Psychiatric Hospital in Aarhus, University Hospital, Skovagervej 2, DK 8240, Risskov, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 49:287-93. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Family history, place and season of birth as risk factors for schizophrenia in Denmark: a replication and reanalysis
    C B Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatric Demography, Institute for Basic Psychiatric Research, Aarhus University Hospital, Risskov and National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Denmark
    Br J Psychiatry 179:46-52. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Obstetric complications in women with schizophrenia
    B E Bennedsen
    Department of Psychiatric Demography, Institute for Basic Psychiatric Research, Psychiatric Hospital in Aarhus, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 47:167-75. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint A population-based register study of the association between schizophrenia and rheumatoid arthritis
    O Mors
    Department of Psychiatric Demography, Institute for Basic Psychiatric Research, Psychiatric Hospital in Aarhus, Risskov, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 40:67-74. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Specific characteristics of suicide in China
    P Qin
    Department of Psychiatric Demography, Institute for Basic Psychiatric Research, Psychiatric Hospital in Aarhus, University Hospital in Aarhus, Risskov, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 103:117-21. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Mortality and causes of death in a total national sample of patients with affective disorders admitted for the first time between 1973 and 1993
    E H Høyer
    Department of Psychiatric Demography, University of Aarhus, Risskov, Denmark
    Br J Psychiatry 176:76-82. 2000

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  1. ncbi request reprint The incidence and prevalence of pervasive developmental disorders: a Danish population-based study
    M B Lauritsen
    Department of Psychiatric Demography, Psychiatric Hospital in Aarhus, Denmark
    Psychol Med 34:1339-46. 2004
    ..Based on prevalence studies and the few incidence studies of pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs) the prevalence and incidence of these disorders have been claimed to be increasing...
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric illness and risk factors for suicide in Denmark
    P B Mortensen
    Department of Psychiatric Demography, Institute of Basic Psychiatric Research, Psychiatric Hospital in Aarhus, University Hospital in Aarhus, Denmark
    Lancet 355:9-12. 2000
    ..Our aim was to assist in the choice of potential strategies for preventing suicide in the general population...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of family history and place and season of birth on the risk of schizophrenia
    P B Mortensen
    Department of Psychiatric Demography, Institute for Basic Psychiatric Research, Psychiatric Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Risskov, Denmark
    N Engl J Med 340:603-8. 1999
    ..Although a family history of schizophrenia is the best-established risk factor for schizophrenia, environmental factors such as the place and season of birth may also be important...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Decreased risk of acute appendicitis in patients with schizophrenia or manic-depressive psychosis
    H Ewald
    Department of Psychiatric Demography, Institute for Basic Psychiatric Research, Psychiatric Hospital in Aarhus, University Hospital, Skovagervej 2, DK 8240, Risskov, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 49:287-93. 2001
    ..Further studies of this relationship may help to clarify etiological or pathophysiological aspects of schizophrenia and manic-depressive psychosis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Family history, place and season of birth as risk factors for schizophrenia in Denmark: a replication and reanalysis
    C B Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatric Demography, Institute for Basic Psychiatric Research, Aarhus University Hospital, Risskov and National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Denmark
    Br J Psychiatry 179:46-52. 2001
    ..Although a family history of schizophrenia is the strongest individual risk factor for schizophrenia, environmental factors related to urbanicity may contribute to a substantial proportion of the population occurrence of the disease...
  7. ncbi request reprint Obstetric complications in women with schizophrenia
    B E Bennedsen
    Department of Psychiatric Demography, Institute for Basic Psychiatric Research, Psychiatric Hospital in Aarhus, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 47:167-75. 2001
    ..These results show no evidence that schizophrenic women have a greater frequency of specific obstetric complications than non-schizophrenic women. Nevertheless, they are at increased risk for interventions during delivery...
  8. ncbi request reprint A population-based register study of the association between schizophrenia and rheumatoid arthritis
    O Mors
    Department of Psychiatric Demography, Institute for Basic Psychiatric Research, Psychiatric Hospital in Aarhus, Risskov, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 40:67-74. 1999
    ..Clinicians are reminded of the difficulties in detecting medical illness among individuals with schizophrenia...
  9. ncbi request reprint Specific characteristics of suicide in China
    P Qin
    Department of Psychiatric Demography, Institute for Basic Psychiatric Research, Psychiatric Hospital in Aarhus, University Hospital in Aarhus, Risskov, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 103:117-21. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: These specific characteristics of suicide in China may possibly be interpreted in terms of traditional culture, social forces, political environment and economic status...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mortality and causes of death in a total national sample of patients with affective disorders admitted for the first time between 1973 and 1993
    E H Høyer
    Department of Psychiatric Demography, University of Aarhus, Risskov, Denmark
    Br J Psychiatry 176:76-82. 2000
    ..The high mortality from suicide in patients admitted to hospital with an affective disorder is well documented, although specific causes of mortality and changes in mortality are less well studied...
  11. ncbi request reprint Congenital malformations, stillbirths, and infant deaths among children of women with schizophrenia
    B E Bennedsen
    Department of Psychiatric Demography, Psychiatric Hospital in Aarhus, Aarhus University Hospital, Skovagervej 2, DK-8240 Risskov, Denmark
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:674-9. 2001
    ..However, the results should be interpreted in the light of failure to adjust for socioeconomic status, substance abuse, smoking status, and psychotropic medication use...
  12. ncbi request reprint No evidence of increased risk for schizophrenia or bipolar affective disorder in persons with aneuploidies of the sex chromosomes
    O Mors
    Department of Pschiatric Demography, Institute for Basic Psychiatric Research, Psychiatric Hospital in Aarhus, Denmark
    Psychol Med 31:425-30. 2001
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  13. ncbi request reprint Suicide risk in patients hospitalised because of an affective disorder: a follow-up study, 1973-1993
    E H Høyer
    Department of Psychiatric Demography, Institute for Basic Psychiatric Research, Psychiatric Hospital in Aarhus, Skovagervej 2, DK 8240 Risskov, Denmark
    J Affect Disord 78:209-17. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to identify risk factors for suicide related to the course of treatment...
  14. ncbi request reprint Is schizophrenia really on the decrease?
    P Munk-Jørgensen
    Institute of Psychiatric Demography, Aarhus, Denmark
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 242:244-7. 1993
    ..The decrease might be genuine. In connection with this the theories about damage to the fetus during the gestation period are briefly discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sibship characteristics during upbringing and schizophrenia risk
    C B Pedersen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 160:652-60. 2004
    ..Results of the association between sibship characteristics and schizophrenia from a single country may not be comparable with results from other countries, and sibship characteristics are minor determinants of schizophrenia risk...
  16. ncbi request reprint The association between admission for poisoning with paracetamol or other weak analgesics and subsequent admission for psychiatric disorder: a Danish nationwide case-control study
    P Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 22:645-51. 2005
    ..Many cases of paracetamol poisoning are with suicidal intent, but the association between paracetamol poisoning and subsequent psychiatric disorder is unknown...
  17. pmc Risk of affective and stress related disorders among employees in human service professions
    J Wieclaw
    Department of Occupational Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 63:314-9. 2006
    ..To examine the risk of affective and stress related disorders among men and women employed in human service professions...
  18. pmc The relation between socioeconomic and demographic factors and tumour stage in women diagnosed with breast cancer in Denmark, 1983-1999
    S O Dalton
    Department for Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, Copenhagen DK 2100, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 95:653-9. 2006
    ....
  19. pmc Cancer risk among users of neuroleptic medication: a population-based cohort study
    S O Dalton
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, 49 Strandboulevarden, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 95:934-9. 2006
    ..93; 0.74-1.17). Overall, treatment with neuroleptic medications was not related to a reduced risk of cancer, but for cancers of the rectum, colon and prostate there were suggestive decreases in risk...
  20. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotics and risk of first-time hospitalization for myocardial infarction: a population-based case-control study
    S Nakagawa
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Intern Med 260:451-8. 2006
    ..However, detailed data on the association between use of antipsychotics and development of atherosclerotic disease are limited...
  21. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic inequalities in first-time use of antidepressants: a population-based study
    D G Hansen
    Research Unit of General Practice, University of Southern Denmark, 5000 Odense, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 60:51-5. 2004
    ..To analyse whether first-time use of antidepressants (incidence) and selection of TCAs (tricyclic antidepressants) versus new-generation drugs are associated with socio-economic status and psychiatric history...
  22. ncbi request reprint Does the impact of major stressful life events on the risk of developing depression change throughout life?
    L V Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    Psychol Med 33:1177-84. 2003
    ..It is unclear whether there is an interaction of ageing on the association between major life events and onset of depression...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Why is the risk of schizophrenia greater in cities than in the country?]
    P B Mortensen
    Aarhus Universitet, Center for Registerforskning
    Ugeskr Laeger 163:4717-20. 2001
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Death by homicide, suicide, and other unnatural causes in people with mental illness: a population-based study
    U Hiroeh
    School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Manchester, University Hospital of South Manchester, M20 8LR, Manchester, UK
    Lancet 358:2110-2. 2001
    ..Strategies to reduce mortality in the mentally ill are correct to emphasise the high risk of suicide, but they should also focus on other unnatural causes of death...
  25. ncbi request reprint Reassessment of ADHD in a historical cohort of children treated with stimulants in the period 1969-1989
    S Dalsgaard
    Psychiatric Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Aarhus University Hospital, Risskov, Denmark
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 10:230-9. 2001
    ..This cohort is comparable to other clinically based ADHD cohorts as regards inattentive, hyperactive/impulsive symptoms, comorbidity, impairment, gender differences, intelligence and socio-economic status (SES)...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Increased incidence of affective disorders, anxiety disorders, and non-natural mortality in women after breast cancer diagnosis: a nation-wide cohort study in Denmark
    K Hjerl
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 105:258-64. 2002
    ..To investigate whether breast cancer patients have increased incidence of psychiatric admission with affective disorders, anxiety disorders, or non-natural mortality compared with the general female population...
  28. ncbi request reprint Is head injury a risk factor for schizophrenia?
    A S Nielsen
    Department of Psychiatric Demography, Institute for Basic Psychiatric Research, Psychiatric Hospital in Aarhus, Skovagervej 2, 8240 Risskov, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 55:93-8. 2002
    ..The few studies that have examined whether head injury is a risk factor for later schizophrenia have had important methodological problems...
  29. pmc Vitamin D status and measurements of markers of bone metabolism in patients with small intestinal resection
    K V Haderslev
    Department of Gastroenterology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Gut 52:653-8. 2003
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Head injury as a risk factor for bipolar affective disorder
    P B Mortensen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Taasingegade 1 DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Affect Disord 76:79-83. 2003
    ..Case reports have associated head injury with psychoses including affective disorders, but little is known regarding head injury as a risk factor for the onset of bipolar affective disorder...
  31. ncbi request reprint Predictability of rehospitalization for schizophrenia
    J M Haro
    Department of Psychiatry, , Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 244:241-6. 1994
    ..The results also show that the risk of rehospitalization depends on the previous tenures in the community...