Thomas Munk Laursen

Summary

Affiliation: National Centre for Register-based Research
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A comparison of selected risk factors for unipolar depressive disorder, bipolar affective disorder, schizoaffective disorder, and schizophrenia from a danish population-based cohort
    Thomas Munk Laursen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1673-81. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Excess early mortality in schizophrenia
    Thomas Munk Laursen
    National Center for Register based Research, Aarhus University, 8210 Aarhus V, Denmark Email
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 10:425-48. 2014
  3. pmc Life expectancy and death by diseases of the circulatory system in patients with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia in the Nordic countries
    Thomas Munk Laursen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e67133. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Life expectancy and cardiovascular mortality in persons with schizophrenia
    Thomas M Laursen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 25:83-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Bipolar disorder, schizoaffective disorder, and schizophrenia overlap: a new comorbidity index
    Thomas Munk Laursen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Taasingegade 1, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:1432-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Heart disease treatment and mortality in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder - changes in the Danish population between 1994 and 2006
    Thomas Munk Laursen
    National Center for Register based Research, University of Aarhus, Taasingegade 1, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Psychiatr Res 45:29-35. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased mortality among patients admitted with major psychiatric disorders: a register-based study comparing mortality in unipolar depressive disorder, bipolar affective disorder, schizoaffective disorder, and schizophrenia
    Thomas Munk Laursen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:899-907. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Reproductive patterns in psychotic patients
    T M Laursen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Taasingegade 1, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 121:234-40. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Filicide in offspring of parents with severe psychiatric disorders: a population-based cohort study of child homicide
    T M Laursen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:698-703. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Life expectancy among persons with schizophrenia or bipolar affective disorder
    Thomas Munk Laursen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Taasingegade 1, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 131:101-4. 2011

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint A comparison of selected risk factors for unipolar depressive disorder, bipolar affective disorder, schizoaffective disorder, and schizophrenia from a danish population-based cohort
    Thomas Munk Laursen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1673-81. 2007
    ..Furthermore, we examined the incidence of the disorders in a population-based cohort and evaluated our results in the context of the Kraepelinian dichotomization...
  2. doi request reprint Excess early mortality in schizophrenia
    Thomas Munk Laursen
    National Center for Register based Research, Aarhus University, 8210 Aarhus V, Denmark Email
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 10:425-48. 2014
    ..e., side effects of treatment and lifestyle factors, as well as sufficient prevention and treatment of physical comorbidity. ..
  3. pmc Life expectancy and death by diseases of the circulatory system in patients with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia in the Nordic countries
    Thomas Munk Laursen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e67133. 2013
    ..Cause specific Standardized Mortality Rates (SMRs) were calculated for each specific subgroup of mortality. Life expectancy was calculated using Wiesler's method...
  4. doi request reprint Life expectancy and cardiovascular mortality in persons with schizophrenia
    Thomas M Laursen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 25:83-8. 2012
    ..To assess the impact of cardiovascular disease on the excess mortality and shortened life expectancy in schizophrenic patients...
  5. doi request reprint Bipolar disorder, schizoaffective disorder, and schizophrenia overlap: a new comorbidity index
    Thomas Munk Laursen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Taasingegade 1, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:1432-8. 2009
    ..We investigated the magnitude of the overlap between the clinical diagnoses of bipolar affective disorder, schizoaffective disorder, and schizophrenia over a 35-year period based on the entire Danish population...
  6. doi request reprint Heart disease treatment and mortality in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder - changes in the Danish population between 1994 and 2006
    Thomas Munk Laursen
    National Center for Register based Research, University of Aarhus, Taasingegade 1, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Psychiatr Res 45:29-35. 2011
    ..The results call for a greater focus on improvement in somatic care and lifestyle factors for this group of patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased mortality among patients admitted with major psychiatric disorders: a register-based study comparing mortality in unipolar depressive disorder, bipolar affective disorder, schizoaffective disorder, and schizophrenia
    Thomas Munk Laursen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:899-907. 2007
    ..However, the magnitude of the excess mortality differs from one mental disorder to another, and the impact on mortality if a first-degree family member suffers from a mental disorder has never been examined in a population-based study...
  8. doi request reprint Reproductive patterns in psychotic patients
    T M Laursen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Taasingegade 1, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 121:234-40. 2010
    ..The reproductive pattern may be seen as a measure of outcome following psychotic disorder onset, and it may be measured as the rate of child births where the rate is a proxy measure of well-being...
  9. doi request reprint Filicide in offspring of parents with severe psychiatric disorders: a population-based cohort study of child homicide
    T M Laursen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:698-703. 2011
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  10. doi request reprint Life expectancy among persons with schizophrenia or bipolar affective disorder
    Thomas Munk Laursen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Taasingegade 1, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 131:101-4. 2011
    ..Mortality rates among individuals with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder are elevated compared to the general population...
  11. ncbi request reprint Family history of psychiatric illness as a risk factor for schizoaffective disorder: a Danish register-based cohort study
    Thomas Munk Laursen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Taasingegade 1, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:841-8. 2005
    ..Schizoaffective disorder may be related to both schizophrenia and bipolar disorders, but no population-based studies, to our knowledge, have investigated this association in families...
  12. pmc Chronic somatic comorbidity and excess mortality due to natural causes in persons with schizophrenia or bipolar affective disorder
    Thomas Munk Laursen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 6:e24597. 2011
    ..The impact of somatic comorbidity, however, often is not duly considered in analyses and explanations of excess mortality in patients with psychotic disorders...
  13. doi request reprint Somatic hospital contacts, invasive cardiac procedures, and mortality from heart disease in patients with severe mental disorder
    Thomas Munk Laursen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:713-20. 2009
    ..Excess mortality from heart disease is observed in patients with severe mental disorder. This excess mortality may be rooted in adverse effects of pharmacological or psychotropic treatment, lifestyle factors, or inadequate somatic care...
  14. doi request reprint Risks and predictors of readmission for a mental disorder during the postpartum period
    Trine Munk-Olsen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Taasingegade 1, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:189-95. 2009
    ..To our knowledge, no prior study has compared mothers and nonmothers to determine whether the risk of readmission differs between these 2 groups of women...
  15. ncbi request reprint All-cause mortality among recipients of electroconvulsive therapy: register-based cohort study
    Trine Munk-Olsen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Br J Psychiatry 190:435-9. 2007
    ..Studies investigating mortality secondary to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) are few...
  16. ncbi request reprint Family and partner psychopathology and the risk of postpartum mental disorders
    Trine Munk-Olsen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1947-53. 2007
    ..The aim was to assess how a history of mental disorders in either a first-degree family member or partner affects the risk of admission or outpatient contact with PPMD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Trends in suicide risk associated with hospitalized psychiatric illness: a case-control study based on Danish longitudinal registers
    Ping Qin
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1936-41. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint New parents and mental disorders: a population-based register study
    Trine Munk-Olsen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    JAMA 296:2582-9. 2006
    ..A few studies have found that some men have symptoms of depression after becoming fathers, but these studies have not documented whether this exceeds the morbidity among men in general...
  19. pmc Risk for schizophrenia and schizophrenia-like psychosis among patients with epilepsy: population based cohort study
    Ping Qin
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Taasingegade 1, DK 8000, Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMJ 331:23. 2005
    ..To investigate whether age at onset of epilepsy, type of epilepsy, family history of psychosis, or family history of epilepsy affect the risk of schizophrenia or schizophrenia-like psychosis among patients with epilepsy...
  20. doi request reprint First-time first-trimester induced abortion and risk of readmission to a psychiatric hospital in women with a history of treated mental disorder
    Trine Munk-Olsen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:159-65. 2012
    ..Mental health problems are associated with women's reproductive decisions and predict poor mental health outcomes after abortion and childbirth...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization for mental illness among parents after the death of a child
    Jiong Li
    Danish Epidemiology Science Center, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    N Engl J Med 352:1190-6. 2005
    ..The loss of a child is considered one of the most stressful events in the life of a parent. We hypothesized that parental bereavement increases the risk of hospital admission for a psychiatric disorder, especially for affective disorders...
  22. doi request reprint Perinatal mental disorders in native Danes and immigrant women
    Trine Munk-Olsen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Taasingegade 1, 8000, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:319-26. 2010
    ..Moreover, overall immigrants conferred a higher risk of psychiatric contact throughout the entire perinatal period...
  23. doi request reprint Psychiatric disorders with postpartum onset: possible early manifestations of bipolar affective disorders
    Trine Munk-Olsen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Denmark
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:428-34. 2012
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  24. doi request reprint Induced first-trimester abortion and risk of mental disorder
    Trine Munk-Olsen
    National Center for Register based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    N Engl J Med 364:332-9. 2011
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  25. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy: predictors and trends in utilization from 1976 to 2000
    Trine Munk-Olsen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Taasingegade 1, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    J ECT 22:127-32. 2006
    ..Use of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) may have changed during the last decades due to advances in psychopharmacology and organizational changes of psychiatric care...
  26. pmc The risk of schizophrenia and child psychiatric disorders in offspring of mothers with lung cancer and other types of cancer: a Danish nationwide register study
    Michael Eriksen Benros
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark Mental Health Centre Copenhagen, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark The Lundbeck Foundation Initiative for Integrative Psychiatric Research, iPSYCH, Aarhus, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e79031. 2013
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Post-stroke mortality, stroke severity, and preadmission antipsychotic medicine use--a population-based cohort study
    Anders Prior
    Research Unit for General Practice, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 9:e84103. 2014
    ..It has been suggested that antipsychotic medication may be neuroprotective and may reduce post-stroke mortality, but studies are few and ambiguous. We aimed to investigate the post-stroke effects of preadmission antipsychotic use...