L V Kessing

Summary

Affiliation: Copenhagen University Hospital
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Adherence to antidepressant treatment
    Hanne Vibe Hansen
    Amager Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Denmark
    Expert Rev Neurother 7:57-62. 2007
  2. pmc Validity of the diagnosis of a single depressive episode in a case register
    Camilla Bock
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 5:4. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Does lithium protect against dementia?
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen Copenhagen, Denmark
    Bipolar Disord 12:87-94. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Increased rate of treatment with antidepressants in patients with epilepsy
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Epilepsy Behav 11:39-45. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint General health and well-being in outpatients with depressive and bipolar disorders
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Nord J Psychiatry 60:150-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in subtypes of late-onset depression and mania
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet and Department of Psychiatric Demography, University of Aarhus, Psychiatric Hospital, Risskov, Denmark
    Int Psychogeriatr 18:727-38. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction with treatment among patients with depressive and bipolar disorders
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Dept of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:148-55. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic subtypes of bipolar disorder in older versus younger adults
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    Bipolar Disord 8:56-64. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictive effects of previous episodes on the risk of recurrence in depressive and bipolar disorders
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 7:413-20. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Depressive and bipolar disorders: patients' attitudes and beliefs towards depression and antidepressants
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet University Hospital of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychol Med 35:1205-13. 2005

Detail Information

Publications93

  1. ncbi request reprint Adherence to antidepressant treatment
    Hanne Vibe Hansen
    Amager Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Denmark
    Expert Rev Neurother 7:57-62. 2007
    ..The patient's beliefs about the disorder and beliefs about antidepressants, including lack of conviction that the medication is needed and fear of dependence of antidepressant medicine, have a great influence on adherence to treatment...
  2. pmc Validity of the diagnosis of a single depressive episode in a case register
    Camilla Bock
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 5:4. 2009
    ..To validate the ICD-10 diagnosis of a single depressive episode as used in daily clinical psychiatric practice and as recorded in the Danish Psychiatric Central Research Register...
  3. doi request reprint Does lithium protect against dementia?
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen Copenhagen, Denmark
    Bipolar Disord 12:87-94. 2010
    ..To investigate whether treatment with lithium in patients with mania or bipolar disorder is associated with a decreased rate of subsequent dementia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Increased rate of treatment with antidepressants in patients with epilepsy
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Epilepsy Behav 11:39-45. 2007
    ..44 times (95% CI: 2.12-2.81) increased rate compared with the rate among the general population. It is concluded that patients with epilepsy have a moderately increased probability of being prescribed antidepressants in clinical practice...
  5. ncbi request reprint General health and well-being in outpatients with depressive and bipolar disorders
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Nord J Psychiatry 60:150-6. 2006
    ..Thus, depressive symptoms seem to be the strongest predictor of general health and well-being in both disorders. As the response rate to the questionnaire was relatively low, the findings should be interpreted with caution...
  6. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in subtypes of late-onset depression and mania
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet and Department of Psychiatric Demography, University of Aarhus, Psychiatric Hospital, Risskov, Denmark
    Int Psychogeriatr 18:727-38. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction with treatment among patients with depressive and bipolar disorders
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Dept of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:148-55. 2006
    ..Patients' satisfaction with care may be an important factor in relation to adherence to treatment and continued psychiatric care. Few studies have focused on satisfaction in patients with depressive and bipolar disorders...
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic subtypes of bipolar disorder in older versus younger adults
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    Bipolar Disord 8:56-64. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictive effects of previous episodes on the risk of recurrence in depressive and bipolar disorders
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 7:413-20. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, the course of illness in unipolar and bipolar disorders is heterogeneous, and the effect of previous episodes and its interrelation with other risk factors on the risk of relapse and recurrence warrants additional research...
  10. ncbi request reprint Depressive and bipolar disorders: patients' attitudes and beliefs towards depression and antidepressants
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet University Hospital of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychol Med 35:1205-13. 2005
    ..However, these attitudes have received little study in patients whose disorders were sufficiently severe to require hospitalization...
  11. ncbi request reprint Suicide risk in patients treated with lithium
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:860-6. 2005
    ..However, these studies are biased toward patients with the most severe disorders, and the relation to sex and age has seldom been investigated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic stability in bipolar disorder in clinical practise as according to ICD-10
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9 DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    J Affect Disord 85:293-9. 2005
    ..The diagnostic stability of the ICD-10 diagnosis of mania/bipolar disorder has not been investigated in clinical practice...
  13. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in patients presenting with a single depressive episode according to ICD-10
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Dept of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:197-201. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to compare the prevalence of subtypes of a single depressive episode according to ICD-10 for men and women in a nationwide sample of all patients treated in psychiatric in- or outpatient settings...
  14. ncbi request reprint Differences in diagnostic subtypes among patients with late and early onset of a single depressive episode
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:1127-31. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint [Screening and case finding instruments for depression--results from a Cochrane review]
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    H S Rigshospitalet, Psykiatrisk Klinik, Neurocentret, København Ø
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:3412-5. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint Treatment with antidepressants in patients with dementia--a nationwide register-based study
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:902-13. 2007
    ..Depression and anxiety is prevalent among patients with dementia but the extent to which these conditions are treated with antidepressants has not previously been investigated...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Feeling for affective psychosis]
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Psykiatrisk afdeling, Rigshospitalet, DK 2100 København Ø
    Ugeskr Laeger 171:526-9. 2009
    ..These biomarkers may help to improve diagnosis and treatment in the future...
  18. doi request reprint Antidepressants and dementia
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    J Affect Disord 117:24-9. 2009
    ..It has been suggested that antidepressants may have neuroprotective abilities but it has newer been investigated lately whether treatment with antidepressants reduces the risk of dementia...
  19. doi request reprint Lithium treatment and risk of dementia
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1331-5. 2008
    ..It has been suggested that lithium may have neuroprotective abilities, but it is not clear whether lithium reduces the risk of dementia...
  20. doi request reprint Severity of depressive episodes during the course of depressive disorder
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Psychiatry 192:290-3. 2008
    ..It is not clear whether the severity of depressive episodes changes during the course of depressive disorder...
  21. doi request reprint The prevalence of mixed episodes during the course of illness in bipolar disorder
    L V Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 117:216-24. 2008
    ..To investigate the prevalence of mixed episodes during the course of illness in bipolar disorder...
  22. doi request reprint Differences in the ICD-10 diagnostic subtype of depression in bipolar disorder compared to recurrent depressive disorder
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychopathology 41:141-6. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate whether patients with bipolar depression and patients with recurrent depressive disorder present with different subtypes of depressive episode as according to ICD-10...
  23. ncbi request reprint Increased rate of treatment with antidepressants in patients with multiple sclerosis
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 23:54-9. 2008
    ..The rates were increased in all subgroups of patients regardless of gender, age, socioeconomic group, and time elapsed since diagnosis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Adherence to lithium in naturalistic settings: results from a nationwide pharmacoepidemiological study
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Bipolar Disord 9:730-6. 2007
    ..To estimate adherence to lithium in a nationwide sample of all patients treated with lithium and to characterize adherence according to gender and age...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Preventive out-patient treatment of affective disorders]
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Rigshospitalet, Psykiatrisk Klinik, København Ø
    Ugeskr Laeger 169:1456-9. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint No increased risk of developing Alzheimer disease in patients with glaucoma
    Lars V Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Glaucoma 16:47-51. 2007
    ..To investigate whether primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) is associated with increased risk of developing Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic stability in depressive disorder as according to ICD-10 in clinical practice
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychopathology 38:32-7. 2005
    ..The diagnostic stability of the ICD-10 diagnosis of depressive disorder has not been investigated in clinical practice...
  28. pmc Does the risk of developing dementia increase with the number of episodes in patients with depressive disorder and in patients with bipolar disorder?
    L V Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:1662-6. 2004
    ..The present study aimed to investigate whether the risk of developing dementia increases with the number of affective episodes in patients with depressive disorder and in patients with bipolar disorder...
  29. ncbi request reprint Does type of first contact in depressive and bipolar disorders predict subsequent hospitalisation and risk of suicide?
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    J Affect Disord 83:65-71. 2004
    ..Only a few studies have investigated how the type of first contact is associated with the risk of subsequent hospitalisation and the risk of committing suicide for patients with depressive or bipolar disorders...
  30. ncbi request reprint [The burden of psychiatric illness now and in the future]
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    H S Rigshospitalet, Psykiatrisk Klinik, Københavns Universitet, Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab, Afdeling for International Sundhed
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:1005-7. 2004
  31. ncbi request reprint Major stressful life events and other risk factors for first admission with mania
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet National Centre for Register based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Bipolar Disord 6:122-9. 2004
    ..To investigate whether first admission with mania is associated with the occurrence of death in the family or with major stressful life events and to explore whether the associations change with age...
  32. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of developing dementia in patients with major affective disorders compared to patients with other medical illnesses
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Copenhagen Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Affect Disord 73:261-9. 2003
    ..Our aim was to investigate whether patients with unipolar or bipolar affective disorder have an increased risk of developing dementia compared to patients with other chronic illnesses...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Depression--burden of disease, diagnosis and treatment]
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Psykiatrisk Klinik, H S Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 København Ø
    Ugeskr Laeger 165:1252. 2003
  34. ncbi request reprint Severity of depressive episodes according to ICD-10: prediction of risk of relapse and suicide
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Br J Psychiatry 184:153-6. 2004
    ..The ICD-10 categorisation of severity of depression into mild, moderate and severe depressive episodes has not been validated...
  35. doi request reprint Does bereavement-related first episode depression differ from other kinds of first depressions?
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:801-8. 2010
    ..It has never been investigated whether first depression differs in patients who have experienced bereavement compared to patients who have not...
  36. ncbi request reprint Subtypes of depressive episodes according to ICD-10: prediction of risk of relapse and suicide
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychopathology 36:285-91. 2003
    ..The long-term predictive ability of the ICD-10 subtypes of depression with melancholic syndrome and depression with psychosis has not been investigated...
  37. ncbi request reprint [A feeling for affective disorder? Nosological problems in an epidemiological perspective]
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Psykiatrisk Klinik, H S Rigshospitalet, DK 2100 København Ø
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:4639-41. 2002
  38. ncbi request reprint The predictive effect of episodes on the risk of recurrence in depressive and bipolar disorders - a life-long perspective
    L V Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 109:339-44. 2004
    ..However, very few studies have considered the individual tendency toward recurrence in analyses of the effect of the number of episodes on the risk of subsequent recurrence in affective disorder...
  39. ncbi request reprint No increased risk of developing depression in diabetes compared to other chronic illness
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 62:113-21. 2003
    ..It is concluded that older patients with diabetes do not seem to have an increased risk of developing severe depression compared with patients with other chronic illness...
  40. ncbi request reprint Endogenous, reactive and neurotic depression -- diagnostic stability and long-term outcome
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychopathology 37:124-30. 2004
    ..No larger long-term study has been conducted of outcomes of patients diagnosed with endogenous, reactive or neurotic depression and using survival methods in the analyses...
  41. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of developing diabetes in depressive and bipolar disorders?
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet University Hospital of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 9, Copenhagen 2100, Denmark
    J Psychiatr Res 38:395-402. 2004
    ..There was no difference in the risks of developing Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes...
  42. ncbi request reprint Course of illness in depressive and bipolar disorders. Naturalistic study, 1994-1999
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Br J Psychiatry 185:372-7. 2004
    ..Newer antidepressants have increasingly been used during the past decade. These drugs may increase compliance and reduce the risk of cycle acceleration in affective disorders...
  43. ncbi request reprint Subtypes of manic episodes according to ICD-10-prediction of time to remission and risk of relapse
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    J Affect Disord 81:279-85. 2004
    ..The long-term predictive ability of the ICD-10 subtypes of hypomania, mania without psychosis and mania with psychosis has not been investigated...
  44. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the phenomenology of bipolar disorder
    Lars Vedel Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Bipolar Disord 6:421-5. 2004
    ..To investigate gender differences in the phenomenology of episodes in bipolar disorder as according to ICD-10...
  45. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease for patients with major affective disorder: a register study
    F M Nilsson
    Department of Psychiatry, 0 6233, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, University of Copenhagen, , Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 104:380-6. 2001
    ..2 (CI 95% 1.7-2.9) compared with osteoarthritis. CONCLUSION: This study supports the hypothesis of a common aetiology for major affective disorder and Parkinson's disease...
  46. pmc Treatment with antidepressants and lithium is associated with increased risk of treatment with antiparkinson drugs: a pharmacoepidemiological study
    M Brandt-Christensen
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:781-3. 2006
    ..To estimate the risk for persons treated with antidepressants or lithium of subsequent treatment with antiparkinson drugs (APD)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Depressive disorders and anti-parkinson drug treatment: a case register study
    M Brandt-Christensen
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 115:466-72. 2007
    ..To estimate the rate of treatment with anti-parkinson drugs (APD) among patients with depression...
  48. ncbi request reprint The effect of the first manic episode in affective disorder: a case register study of hospitalised episodes
    L V Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    J Affect Disord 53:233-9. 1999
    ..It is poorly understood how the course of illness in depressive patients is affected by a manic episode...
  49. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of treatment with antidepressants in stroke compared with other chronic illness
    Henrik Dam
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 22:13-9. 2007
    ..It is concluded that stroke is associated with an increased rate of antidepressant treatment in clinical practice regardless of sex, age, socioeconomic group and time since diagnosis...
  50. ncbi request reprint The effect of episodes on recurrence in affective disorder: a case register study
    L V Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    J Affect Disord 53:225-31. 1999
    ..The risk of recurrence has been found to increase with the number of episodes in both unipolar and bipolar affective disorder. The present study compared the effect of the number of episodes on the risk of recurrence in the two disorders...
  51. ncbi request reprint Predictors of recurrence in affective disorder--analyses accounting for individual heterogeneity
    L V Kessing
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Affect Disord 57:139-45. 2000
    ..These studies did, however, not take the individual liability to recurrence into account...
  52. ncbi request reprint Affective disorders in neurological diseases: a case register-based study
    F M Nilsson
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 108:41-50. 2003
    ..To investigate the temporal relationships between a range of neurological diseases and affective disorders...
  53. ncbi request reprint Temporal changes in suicide rates for persons treated and not treated with antidepressants in Denmark during 1995-1999
    L Søndergård
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 114:168-76. 2006
    ..To compare the temporal changes in suicide rate among patients treated with antidepressants with the change in suicide rate among persons who have not been treated with antidepressants during 1995-1999...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi request reprint [Large differences in treatment of depression between departments of psychiatry]
    Henrik Dam
    Psykiatrisk afdeling, Rigshospitalet, 2100 København Ø, Denmark
    Ugeskr Laeger 172:3183-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a database for patients admitted to a psychiatric department comprising registration of central clinical parameters...
  56. doi request reprint Do stressful life events predict medical treatment outcome in first episode of depression?
    Camilla Bock
    Dept of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:752-60. 2009
    ..It is unclear whether medical treatment outcome in first episode depression differ for patients with and without stressful life events prior to onset of depression...
  57. ncbi request reprint [The course of affective disorders--a registry study]
    L V Kessing
    H S Rigshospitalet, Psykiatrisk afdeling, Københavns Universitet
    Ugeskr Laeger 161:1403-6. 1999
    ..The course of severe unipolar and bipolar disorder seems to be progressive in nature despite the effect of treatment...
  58. ncbi request reprint Increased relative risk of subsequent affective disorders in patients with a hospital diagnosis of obesity
    A F Thomsen
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1415-21. 2006
    ..To investigate the risk of clinical affective disorders of patients who were hospitalized because of obesity in the study period 1 January 1977 to 31 December 1999...
  59. ncbi request reprint Non-parametric estimation and model checking procedures for marginal gap time distributions for recurrent events
    Kajsa Kvist
    Department of Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Stat Med 26:5394-410. 2007
    ..We conclude that the procedure only works when the recurrent event is common and when the intra-individual association between gap times is weak...
  60. doi request reprint Late and very-late first-contact schizophrenia and the risk of dementia--a nationwide register based study
    Alex Kørner
    Psychogeriatric Clinic, Psychiatric Hospital, Hilleroed, Denmark
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:61-7. 2009
    ..To examine whether late and very-late first-contact schizophrenia carry a risk for later development of dementia...
  61. doi request reprint Gender differences among patients with a single depressive episode
    Jens D Bukh
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    Psychopathology 43:159-69. 2010
    ..The present study evaluated gender differences in sociodemographic, clinical and treatment variables among patients suffering exclusively from single-episode depression...
  62. pmc Enduring increased risk of developing depression and mania in patients with dementia
    F M Nilsson
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 73:40-4. 2002
    ..To investigate the time relation between dementia and major affective disorders (major depression and mania)...
  63. doi request reprint No interactions between genetic polymorphisms and stressful life events on outcome of antidepressant treatment
    Jens Drachmann Bukh
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 20:327-35. 2010
    ..We found no evidence that the effects of the genetic polymorphisms on treatment outcome were dependent on stressful life events experienced by the individual prior to onset of depression...
  64. doi request reprint Coping styles in healthy individuals at risk of affective disorder
    Maj Vinberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:39-44. 2010
    ..In conclusion, maladaptive coping style may represent a trait marker for mood disorder improving maladaptive coping styles may be a target for selective prevention focusing on subgroups at high risk of developing an affective disorder...
  65. ncbi request reprint No association between the -399 C > T polymorphism of the neuropeptide Y gene and schizophrenia, unipolar depression or panic disorder in a Danish population
    C Lindberg
    Laboratory of Neuropsychiatry, Department of Pharmacology, University of Copenhagen and Rigshospitalet University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 113:54-8. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate potential associations between the polymorphism and three psychiatric disorders in a Danish population...
  66. doi request reprint Hysterectomy, oophorectomy and risk of dementia: a nationwide historical cohort study
    Thien Kieu Thi Phung
    Department of Neurology, Neuroscience Center, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 30:43-50. 2010
    ..This study aimed to determine whether there is an association between hysterectomy and dementia...
  67. doi request reprint The influence of comorbid personality disorder and neuroticism on treatment outcome in first episode depression
    Camilla Bock
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychopathology 43:197-204. 2010
    ..It has never been investigated whether comorbid personality disorder or neuroticism predicts a poor treatment outcome in first episode depression...
  68. doi request reprint Time trend in diagnosing dementia in secondary care
    Thien Kieu Thi Phung
    Memory Disorders Research Group, Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Copenhagen Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 29:146-53. 2010
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Personality traits in unaffected twins discordant for affective disorder
    M Vinberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 115:442-50. 2007
    ..To examine whether a high genetic liability to develop affective disorder is associated with specific personality traits...
  70. doi request reprint Variations in 5-HTTLPR: relation to familiar risk of affective disorder, life events, neuroticism and cortisol
    Maj Vinberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34:86-91. 2010
    ..Variations in the serotonin transporter gene (5-HTTLPR) and stressful life events are associated with affective disorders...
  71. pmc Repeated events and total time on test
    Kajsa Kvist
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Stat Med 27:3817-32. 2008
    ..The method is illustrated by re-analyzing Danish registry data and a long-term Swiss clinical study on recurrence in affective disorder...
  72. ncbi request reprint [Adherence to treatment by patients with depression and bipolar affective disorder]
    Hanne Vibe Hansen
    H S Rigshospitalet, Neurocentret, Psykiatrisk Klinik, København
    Ugeskr Laeger 167:1837-41. 2005
  73. ncbi request reprint On the increased risk of developing late-onset epilepsy for patients with major affective disorder
    Flemming Mørkeberg Nilsson
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Affect Disord 76:39-48. 2003
    ..Based on register data we wanted to investigate whether patients with a diagnosis of affective disorder are at increased risk of developing epilepsy compared to other medically ill control groups...
  74. doi request reprint Diagnostic evaluation of dementia in the secondary health care sector
    Thien Kieu Thi Phung
    Memory Disorders Research Group, Department of Neurology, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 27:534-42. 2009
    ..We conducted a nationwide registry-based study of the quality of diagnostic evaluation for dementia in the secondary health care sector...
  75. doi request reprint Salivary cortisol in unaffected twins discordant for affective disorder
    Maj Vinberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychiatry Res 161:292-301. 2008
    ..Future prospective family, high-risk and twin studies are needed to decide whether abnormalities in the HPA axis can be identified as an endophenotype of affective disorder...
  76. ncbi request reprint Continued antidepressant treatment and suicide in patients with depressive disorder
    Lars Søndergård
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    Arch Suicide Res 11:163-75. 2007
    ..On individualized data from a cohort of patients with a known history of depressive disorder, continued antidepressant treatment was associated with reduced risk of suicide...
  77. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in unaffected twins discordant for affective disorder
    Maj Vinberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Affect Disord 99:133-8. 2007
    ..The disability and hardship associated with affective disorder is shared by the family members of affective patients and might affect the family member's quality of life...
  78. ncbi request reprint Cognitive function in unaffected twins discordant for affective disorder
    Maj Vinberg Christensen
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychol Med 36:1119-29. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the hypothesis that genetic liability to affective disorder is associated with cognitive impairment...
  79. ncbi request reprint [Risk factors for development of affective disorders]
    Maj Vinberg
    Rigshospitalet, Affektiv Forskningsenhed, København Ø
    Ugeskr Laeger 169:1434-6. 2007
    ..Clinical and research recommendations are given in order to create strategies for the prevention of affective disorders...
  80. ncbi request reprint Use of antiparkinsonian drugs in Denmark: results from a nationwide pharmacoepidemiological study
    Mette Brandt-Christensen
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    Mov Disord 21:1221-5. 2006
    ..However, the possibility of somewhat higher incidence and prevalence rates of PD than hitherto estimated should be considered...
  81. ncbi request reprint Do personality traits predict first onset in depressive and bipolar disorder?
    Maj Vinberg Christensen
    Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denkark
    Nord J Psychiatry 60:79-88. 2006
    ..A connection between personality traits and development of bipolar disorder, and evidence of a personality-changing effect of affective episodes need to be further investigated...
  82. ncbi request reprint Validity of dementia diagnoses in the Danish hospital registers
    Thien Kieu Thi Phung
    Memory Disorders Research Group, Department of Neurology, The Centre of Neuroscience, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 24:220-8. 2007
    ..The validity of dementia diagnoses in the Danish nationwide hospital registers was evaluated to determine the value of these registers in epidemiological research about dementia...
  83. ncbi request reprint Treatment with antiparkinson and antidepressant drugs: a register-based, pharmaco-epidemiological study
    Mette Brandt-Christensen
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    Mov Disord 22:2037-42. 2007
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Subclinical psychopathology and socio-economic status in unaffected twins discordant for affective disorder
    Maj Vinberg Christensen
    Department of Psychiatry, Rigshospitalet University Hospital of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Psychiatr Res 41:229-38. 2007
    ..It is possible to investigate the relation between risk factors and affective disorder by using a high-risk design e.g.: a study of the healthy relatives of patients with affective disorders...
  85. doi request reprint Is postoperative cognitive dysfunction a risk factor for dementia? A cohort follow-up study
    J Steinmetz
    Department of Anaesthesia, Center of Head and Orthopaedics, HOC 4231, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Anaesth 110:i92-7. 2013
    ..An association between POCD and the development of dementia has been suspected. In this study, we assessed if POCD was a risk factor for the occurrence of dementia...
  86. doi request reprint Cohabitation patterns among patients with severe psychiatric disorders in the entire Danish population
    A F Thomsen
    Psychiatric Center Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychol Med 43:1013-21. 2013
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint The hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis in major affective disorder: a review
    M V Christensen
    Department of Psychiatry, Bispebjerg Hospital, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, DK-2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Nord J Psychiatry 55:359-63. 2001
    ..There is a need for prospective studies of larger samples of patients to be followed during successive affective episodes with a combination of measurements of the HPA-axis activity and brain imaging...
  88. ncbi request reprint [The influence of genetic variations on the effect of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors]
    Jens O Drachmann Bukh
    Rigshospitalet, Psykiatrisk Klinik, Forskningsenheden, København Ø
    Ugeskr Laeger 169:1439-41. 2007
    ..They also indicate that the genetic component is polygenic and highly complex and might manifest itself in interaction with other biological and environmental factors...
  89. ncbi request reprint [Psychopharmacology in a genomic perspective]
    Thomas Werge
    H S Sct Hans Hospital, Forskningsinstitut for Biologisk Psykiatri
    Ugeskr Laeger 167:2194-6. 2005
  90. ncbi request reprint [Lifestyle-related risk factors for dementia]
    Thien Kieu Thi Phung
    H S Righospitalet, Hukommelsesklinikken, Neurocentret, Neurologisk Klinik
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:3401-5. 2006
    ..Moreover, modification of cardiovascular risk factors during this period can potentially reduce risk for dementia...
  91. doi request reprint Mood-stabilizing pharmacological treatment in bipolar disorders and risk of suicide
    Lars Søndergård
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Bipolar Disord 10:87-94. 2008
    ..This study investigated the association between continued mood-stabilizing treatment (lithium and anticonvulsants) in bipolar disorder (BD) and the risk of suicide...
  92. ncbi request reprint [Abuse of psychiatry]
    Raben Rosenberg
    Ugeskr Laeger 167:531-2; author reply 532. 2005
  93. ncbi request reprint [Common value attitude for all adults with mental disease is a utopia]
    Tom G Bolwig
    Ugeskr Laeger 165:4435-6. 2003