Preben B Mortensen

Summary

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

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A Danish National Birth Cohort study of maternal HSV-2 antibodies as a risk factor for schizophrenia in their offspring
    Preben B Mortensen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Aarhus, Taasingegade 1, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 122:257-63. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Are the cause(s) responsible for urban-rural differences in schizophrenia risk rooted in families or in individuals?
    Carsten B Pedersen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 163:971-8. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Preadmission use of SSRIs alone or in combination with NSAIDs and 30-day mortality after peptic ulcer bleeding
    Christiane Gasse
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:1288-95. 2009
  4. pmc Psychosocial working conditions and the risk of depression and anxiety disorders in the Danish workforce
    Joanna Wieclaw
    Department of Occupational Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Norrebrogade 44, bygning 2C, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 8:280. 2008
  5. pmc Urbanization and traffic related exposures as risk factors for schizophrenia
    Carsten Bøcker Pedersen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Taasingegade 1, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMC Psychiatry 6:2. 2006
  6. pmc The impact of nonlinear exposure-risk relationships on seasonal time-series data: modelling Danish neonatal birth anthropometric data
    John McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Q4076, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:45. 2007
  7. pmc Genome-wide scans using archived neonatal dried blood spot samples
    Mads V Hollegaard
    Section of Neonatal Screening and Hormones, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Genomics 10:297. 2009
  8. pmc Robustness of genome-wide scanning using archived dried blood spot samples as a DNA source
    Mads V Hollegaard
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Immunology, Statens Serum Institut, Ørestads Boulevard, Copenhagen, DK 2300, Denmark
    BMC Genet 12:58. 2011
  9. pmc Early infections of Toxoplasma gondii and the later development of schizophrenia
    Preben Bo Mortensen
    The National Centre for Register based Research, University of Aarhus, Taasingegade 1, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Schizophr Bull 33:741-4. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Individual and familial risk factors for bipolar affective disorders in Denmark
    Preben Bo Mortensen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:1209-15. 2003

Detail Information

Publications81

  1. doi request reprint A Danish National Birth Cohort study of maternal HSV-2 antibodies as a risk factor for schizophrenia in their offspring
    Preben B Mortensen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Aarhus, Taasingegade 1, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 122:257-63. 2010
    ..Several studies have implicated early infections, including maternal infection with herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2), as an environmental risk factor for schizophrenia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Are the cause(s) responsible for urban-rural differences in schizophrenia risk rooted in families or in individuals?
    Carsten B Pedersen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 163:971-8. 2006
    ..Some of the cause(s) responsible for the urban-rural differences in schizophrenia risk are rooted in families, but some might also be rooted in individuals...
  3. doi request reprint Preadmission use of SSRIs alone or in combination with NSAIDs and 30-day mortality after peptic ulcer bleeding
    Christiane Gasse
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:1288-95. 2009
    ..However, increased mortality was found in patients who started SSRI therapy, particularly among those older than 80 years. We can only speculate on whether this finding is due to pharmacological action or confounding factors...
  4. pmc Psychosocial working conditions and the risk of depression and anxiety disorders in the Danish workforce
    Joanna Wieclaw
    Department of Occupational Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Norrebrogade 44, bygning 2C, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 8:280. 2008
    ..To examine the risk of depressive and anxiety disorders according to psychosocial working conditions in a large population-based sample...
  5. pmc Urbanization and traffic related exposures as risk factors for schizophrenia
    Carsten Bøcker Pedersen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Taasingegade 1, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMC Psychiatry 6:2. 2006
    ..Though unknown, the causes of these urban-rural differences have been hypothesized to include, e.g., infections, diet, toxic exposures, social class, or an artefact due to selective migration...
  6. pmc The impact of nonlinear exposure-risk relationships on seasonal time-series data: modelling Danish neonatal birth anthropometric data
    John McGrath
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Q4076, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:45. 2007
    ..The aims of this paper are twofold: (a) to explore seasonal patterns in a large, Danish Medical Birth Register, and (b) to explore models based on seasonal exposures and a non-linear exposure-risk relationship...
  7. pmc Genome-wide scans using archived neonatal dried blood spot samples
    Mads V Hollegaard
    Section of Neonatal Screening and Hormones, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Genomics 10:297. 2009
    ..Whole-genome amplified DNA from 24 neonatal dried blood spot samples stored between 15 to 25 years was tested, and high-quality genomic DNA from 8 of the same individuals was used as reference...
  8. pmc Robustness of genome-wide scanning using archived dried blood spot samples as a DNA source
    Mads V Hollegaard
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Immunology, Statens Serum Institut, Ørestads Boulevard, Copenhagen, DK 2300, Denmark
    BMC Genet 12:58. 2011
    ..We examined the robustness of using DBS samples for whole-genome amplification following genome-wide scanning, using arrays from Illumina and Affymetrix...
  9. pmc Early infections of Toxoplasma gondii and the later development of schizophrenia
    Preben Bo Mortensen
    The National Centre for Register based Research, University of Aarhus, Taasingegade 1, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Schizophr Bull 33:741-4. 2007
    ..gondii. Causal linking mechanisms are at present speculative but include possible direct effects of maternal IgG on the developing central nervous system (CNS) of the offspring. Additional studies are underway...
  10. ncbi request reprint Individual and familial risk factors for bipolar affective disorders in Denmark
    Preben Bo Mortensen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:1209-15. 2003
    ..Few population-based studies have addressed risk factors for bipolar affective disorder...
  11. doi request reprint Psychiatric family history and schizophrenia risk in Denmark: which mental disorders are relevant?
    P B Mortensen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Psychol Med 40:201-10. 2010
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  12. ncbi request reprint Toxoplasma gondii as a risk factor for early-onset schizophrenia: analysis of filter paper blood samples obtained at birth
    Preben Bo Mortensen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Biol Psychiatry 61:688-93. 2007
    ..The objectives of this study were to study the association between serological markers for maternal and neonatal infection and the risk for schizophrenia, related psychoses, and affective disorders in a national cohort of newborns...
  13. doi request reprint Neonatal antibodies to infectious agents and risk of bipolar disorder: a population-based case-control study
    Preben Bo Mortensen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Bipolar Disord 13:624-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between neonatal markers of selected prenatal infections and risk for bipolar disorder...
  14. doi request reprint Modelling the contribution of family history and variation in single nucleotide polymorphisms to risk of schizophrenia: a Danish national birth cohort-based study
    Esben Agerbo
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 134:246-52. 2012
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  15. doi request reprint Autoimmune diseases and severe infections as risk factors for mood disorders: a nationwide study
    Michael E Benros
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    JAMA Psychiatry 70:812-20. 2013
    ..Immune responses can affect the brain and might increase the risk of mood disorders, but longitudinal studies of comorbidity are lacking...
  16. pmc Association between parental hospital-treated infection and the risk of schizophrenia in adolescence and early adulthood
    Philip R Nielsen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Taasingegade 1, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Schizophr Bull 39:230-7. 2013
    ..Our study does not exclude a specific effect of infection during fetal life; yet, it does suggest that schizophrenia is associated with an increased familial liability to develop severe infection...
  17. doi request reprint Autoimmune diseases and severe infections as risk factors for schizophrenia: a 30-year population-based register study
    Michael E Benros
    National Center for Register based Research, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Psychiatry 168:1303-10. 2011
    ..The authors therefore investigated whether autoimmune diseases combined with exposures to severe infections may increase the risk of schizophrenia..
  18. doi request reprint Schizophrenia in patients with atopic disorders with particular emphasis on asthma: a Danish population-based study
    Michael S Pedersen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 138:58-62. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether atopic disorders in the individual or in a first-degree relative affect the risk of developing schizophrenia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Young males have a higher risk of developing schizophrenia: a Danish register study
    Anne Thorup
    Department of Psychiatry, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen NV, and National Centre for Register based Research, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    Psychol Med 37:479-84. 2007
    ..Few studies have reported the age- and gender-specific incidence of schizophrenia in people aged up to 71 years, and no studies have reported the cumulative incidence of schizophrenia in people aged up to 71 years...
  20. doi request reprint Psychiatric disorder as a first manifestation of cancer: a 10-year population-based study
    Michael E Benros
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 124:2917-22. 2009
    ..Clinicians should be aware that first-onset psychiatric symptoms could be a sign of a yet undetected cancer...
  21. doi request reprint Reduction of crime in first-onset psychosis: a secondary analysis of the OPUS randomized trial
    Hanne Stevens
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Clin Psychiatry 74:e439-44. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether assertive specialized treatment would reduce the rate of crime in patients with a first episode of psychotic illness...
  22. doi request reprint Autoimmune diseases and infections as risk factors for schizophrenia
    Michael E Benros
    National Center for Register based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1262:56-66. 2012
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  23. ncbi request reprint Marital and labor market status in the long run in schizophrenia
    Esben Agerbo
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Taasingegade 1, Aarhus 8000 C, Denmark
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:28-33. 2004
    ..Singleness and unemployment increase the risk of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia subsequently increases the risk of singleness and unemployment...
  24. doi request reprint Support of association between BRD1 and both schizophrenia and bipolar affective disorder
    Mette Nyegaard
    Institute of Human Genetics, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 153:582-91. 2010
    ..0014). The associations reported add further support for the implication of BRD1 with SZ and BPD susceptibility...
  25. doi request reprint The epidemiologic evidence linking autoimmune diseases and psychosis
    Michael E Benros
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus Mental Health Centre Copenhagen, University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health Sciences, Copenhagen The Lundbeck Foundation Initiative for Integrative Psychiatric Research, iPSYCH, Aarhus, Denmark Electronic address
    Biol Psychiatry 75:300-6. 2014
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Thimerosal and the occurrence of autism: negative ecological evidence from Danish population-based data
    Kreesten M Madsen
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    Pediatrics 112:604-6. 2003
    ..We examined whether discontinuing the use of thimerosal-containing vaccines in Denmark led to a decrease in the incidence of autism...
  27. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for autism: perinatal factors, parental psychiatric history, and socioeconomic status
    Heidi Jeanet Larsson
    North Atlantic Neuro Epidemiology Alliances, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 161:916-25; discussion 926-8. 2005
    ..Results suggest that prenatal environmental factors and parental psychopathology are associated with the risk of autism. These factors seem to act independently...
  28. ncbi request reprint Suicide risk in relation to socioeconomic, demographic, psychiatric, and familial factors: a national register-based study of all suicides in Denmark, 1981-1997
    Ping Qin
    National Center for Register based Research, Aarhus University, Denmark
    Am J Psychiatry 160:765-72. 2003
    ..Suicide risk was addressed in relation to the joint effect of factors regarding family structure, socioeconomics, demographics, mental illness, and family history of suicide and mental illness, as well as gender differences in risk factors...
  29. doi request reprint Higher risk of offspring schizophrenia following antenatal maternal exposure to severe adverse life events
    Ali S Khashan
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:146-52. 2008
    ..Such events during the first trimester have also been associated with risk of congenital malformations...
  30. ncbi request reprint Why factors rooted in the family may solely explain the urban-rural differences in schizophrenia risk estimates
    Carsten Bøcker Pedersen
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 15:247-51. 2006
    ..To determine the cause(s) responsible for the urban-rural differences, we need direct measurements of genetic and/or environmental factors related to urban life...
  31. 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
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint The Danish Civil Registration System. A cohort of eight million persons
    Carsten Bøcker Pedersen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Taasingegade 1, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Dan Med Bull 53:441-9. 2006
    ....
  33. 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint Maternal use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and risk of congenital malformations
    Pia Wogelius
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Epidemiology 17:701-4. 2006
    ..Human data on the teratogenicity of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are limited. We examined the association between SSRI use during early pregnancy and the risk of congenital malformations in the offspring...
  35. ncbi request reprint Suicide and occupation: the impact of socio-economic, demographic and psychiatric differences
    Esben Agerbo
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Psychol Med 37:1131-40. 2007
    ..To explore the risk of suicide associated with occupation while evaluating the impact of socio-economic, demographic and psychiatric differences...
  36. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and schizophrenia
    Preben Bo Mortensen
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:237-8. 2008
  37. doi request reprint Reduced infant birthweight consequent upon maternal exposure to severe life events
    Ali S Khashan
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Psychosom Med 70:688-94. 2008
    ..To investigate the association between maternal exposure to severe life events and fetal growth (birthweight and small for gestational age). Stress has been associated with adverse pregnancy outcome...
  38. 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Risk of hospitalization for acute pancreatitis associated with conventional and atypical antipsychotics: a population-based case-control study
    Christiane Gasse
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Pharmacotherapy 28:27-34. 2008
    ..To examine the association of atypical and conventional antipsychotics with the risk of hospitalization for acute pancreatitis...
  40. doi request reprint Deaths from natural causes in people with mental illness: a cohort study
    Urara Hiroeh
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, Division of Psychiatry, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 64:275-83. 2008
    ..To investigate natural-cause mortality risk in people with psychiatric admission histories in a national population-based cohort. To estimate risks in relation to psychiatric diagnostic categories and for specific causes of death...
  41. ncbi request reprint Obstetric conditions and risk of first admission with schizophrenia: a Danish national register based study
    Majella Byrne
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Taasingegade 1, Aarhus 8000 C, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 97:51-9. 2007
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Influence of socioeconomic factors on survival after breast cancer--a nationwide cohort study of women diagnosed with breast cancer in Denmark 1983-1999
    Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton
    Department for Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 121:2524-31. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy and risk of suicide: a population-based case-control study
    Jakob Christensen
    Department of Neurology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Lancet Neurol 6:693-8. 2007
    ..Studies have linked epilepsy with an increased suicide risk, but the association might be modified by psychiatric, demographic, and socioeconomic factors...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. pmc Psychiatric illness, socioeconomic status, and marital status in people committing suicide: a matched case-sibling-control study
    Esben Agerbo
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:776-81. 2006
    ..This study compares these factors between suicide cases, their siblings, and population based controls in an attempt to evaluate both the familial and the individual element of these factors...
  47. ncbi request reprint Paternal and maternal age as risk factors for psychosis: findings from Denmark, Sweden and Australia
    Ossama El-Saadi
    Queensland Centre for Schizophrenia Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland Q4076, Australia
    Schizophr Res 67:227-36. 2004
    ..The aim of the current study was to examine both paternal and maternal age as risk factors for the broader category of psychosis...
  48. pmc Coeliac disease and schizophrenia: population based case control study with linkage of Danish national registers
    William Eaton
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 328:438-9. 2004
  49. ncbi request reprint Air pollution from traffic and schizophrenia risk
    Carsten Bøcker Pedersen
    Schizophr Res 66:83-5. 2004
  50. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric hospitalizations among survivors of cancer in childhood or adolescence
    Lone Ross
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    N Engl J Med 349:650-7. 2003
    ..We investigated whether children and adolescents who survive cancer are at increased risk for psychiatric hospitalization...
  51. ncbi request reprint The impact of parental status on the risk of completed suicide
    Ping Qin
    National Center for Register based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:797-802. 2003
    ..Although some studies suggest that parenthood is associated with a reduced suicide risk, the impact of children on parental suicide has rarely been documented...
  52. ncbi request reprint Parental age and risk of schizophrenia: a case-control study
    Majella Byrne
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:673-8. 2003
    ..We investigated the risk of schizophrenia associated with parental age, adjusting for known risk factors for schizophrenia, including family psychiatric history, and controlling for socioeconomic and demographic factors...
  53. ncbi request reprint [Suicide risk in relation to family history of completed suicide and psychiatric disorders. A nested case-control study]
    Ping Qin
    Center for Registerforskning, Aarhus Universitet, Taasingegade 1, DK 8000 Arhus
    Ugeskr Laeger 165:2573-7. 2003
  54. ncbi request reprint Mortality in parents after death of a child in Denmark: a nationwide follow-up study
    Jiong Li
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Lancet 361:363-7. 2003
    ..Little is known about the effect of parental bereavement on physical health. We investigated whether the death of a child increased mortality in parents...
  55. ncbi request reprint Migration as a risk factor for schizophrenia: a Danish population-based cohort study
    Elizabeth Cantor-Graae
    Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Br J Psychiatry 182:117-22. 2003
    ..A growing body of evidence suggests that migration is a risk factor for the development of schizophrenia, although the putative mechanism remains obscure...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Suicide among young people--familial, psychiatric and socioeconomic risk factors. A nested case-control study]
    Esben Agerbo
    Center for Registerforskning, Arhus
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:5786-90. 2002
    ..The objective of the study was to estimate the risk of adolescent and early adulthood suicide related to adverse family and individual backgrounds...
  57. ncbi request reprint Conduct problems, gender and adult psychiatric outcome of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Søren Dalsgaard
    Psychiatric Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Br J Psychiatry 181:416-21. 2002
    ..Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood condition, and is more prevalent in boys. The adult outcome of girls with ADHD has never been studied...
  58. ncbi request reprint Suicide risk in relation to family history of completed suicide and psychiatric disorders: a nested case-control study based on longitudinal registers
    Ping Qin
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Denmark
    Lancet 360:1126-30. 2002
    ..We aimed to assess whether family history of completed suicide and mental illness that results in admission to hospital are risk factors for suicide, and whether these factors interact...
  59. ncbi request reprint A possible association between the genetic predisposition for dizygotic twinning and schizophrenia
    Ulla Kläning
    Centre of Clinical Psychiatric Research, Mood Disorder Research Unit, Psychiatric Hospital in Aarhus, Skovagervej 2, 8240 Risskov, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 58:31-5. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study is to evaluate whether genes influencing the rate of dizygotic twinning and genes of importance for developing schizophrenia can be associated...
  60. ncbi request reprint Family history of psychiatric disorders and age at first contact in schizophrenia: an epidemiological study
    Majella Byrne
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Taasingegade 1, Aarhus 8000 C, Denmark
    Br J Psychiatry Suppl 43:s19-25. 2002
    ..The risk for schizophrenia has been associated with a family history of this and other psychiatric disorders. The relationship between age at first contact and family history of psychiatric illness is not certain...
  61. ncbi request reprint Myocardial infarction in parents who lost a child: a nationwide prospective cohort study in Denmark
    Jiong Li
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Social Science, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    Circulation 106:1634-9. 2002
    ..We conducted a prospective follow-up study based on national registers to investigate if the death of a child, one of the most severe stressors, increases the risk of myocardial infarction (MI) in parents...
  62. pmc Familial, psychiatric, and socioeconomic risk factors for suicide in young people: nested case-control study
    Esben Agerbo
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMJ 325:74. 2002
    ..To estimate the risk of suicide in young people related to family and individual psychiatric and socioeconomic factors...
  63. 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...
  64. ncbi request reprint Parental socio-economic status and risk of first admission with schizophrenia- a Danish national register based study
    Majella Byrne
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Taasingegade 1, Aarhus 8000 C, Denmark
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:87-96. 2004
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Risk for cancer in parents of patients with schizophrenia
    Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Psychiatry 161:903-8. 2004
    ..This study attempted to determine whether a genetic protection against cancer might be manifest in parents of offspring with schizophrenia...
  66. ncbi request reprint Indicators of fetal growth and bipolar disorder: a Danish national register-based study
    Bettina Kirk Øgendahl
    National Center for Register based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Psychol Med 36:1219-24. 2006
    ..Furthermore, the results of these studies have been contradictory. The aim of this study was to investigate whether the risk of bipolar disorder is associated with exposure to indicators of fetal growth...
  67. 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...
  68. ncbi request reprint Urbanicity during upbringing and bipolar affective disorders in Denmark
    Carsten Bøcker Pedersen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Bipolar Disord 8:242-7. 2006
    ..Urbanicity of place of birth and during upbringing has been shown to be related to the risk of schizophrenia. Few studies of urbanicity in relation to bipolar affective disorder exist...
  69. ncbi request reprint Association of schizophrenia and autoimmune diseases: linkage of Danish national registers
    William W Eaton
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:521-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of the study was to estimate the association of schizophrenia with these disorders as well as a range of other autoimmune diseases in a single large epidemiologic study...
  70. ncbi request reprint Occupational risk of affective and stress-related disorders in the Danish workforce
    Joanna Wieclaw
    Department of Occupational Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:343-51. 2005
    ..A population-based, nested, case-control study was carried out to quantify the risk of affective and stress-related disorders according to occupation in the entire Danish workforce...
  71. ncbi request reprint Effects of familial risk factors and place of birth on the risk of autism: a nationwide register-based study
    Marlene Briciet Lauritsen
    Centre for Basic Psychiatric Research, Psychiatric Hospital in Aarhus, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:963-71. 2005
    ..The etiology of autism is unknown. A strong genetic component has been detected but non-genetic factors may also be involved in the etiology...
  72. 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...
  73. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric hospitalisation and suicide among the very old in Denmark: population-based register study
    Annette Erlangsen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Taasingegade 1, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Br J Psychiatry 187:43-8. 2005
    ..Very old people have higher suicide rates than the younger elderly population. Psychiatric disorders are known to have a strong association with suicide among elderly people...
  74. 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...
  75. 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...
  76. ncbi request reprint Febrile seizures and risk of schizophrenia
    Mogens Vestergaard
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Aarhus, Vennelyst Boulevard 6, Building 260, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 73:343-9. 2005
    ..Febrile seizure is a benign condition for most children, but experiments in animals and neuroimaging studies in humans suggest that some febrile seizures may damage the hippocampus, a brain area of possible importance in schizophrenia...
  77. ncbi request reprint [Change in suicide rates for patients with schizophrenia from 1981 to 1997. A nested case-control study]
    Merete Nordentoft
    H S Bispebjerg Hospital, Psykiatrisk afdeling, København
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:4602-6. 2004
  78. ncbi request reprint [Psychiatric hospitalizations among survivors of cancer in childhood or adolescence]
    Lone Ross Larsen
    Kraeftens Bekaempelse, Institut for Epidemiologisk Kraeftforskning, København
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:2898-901. 2004
  79. ncbi request reprint Is the risk of bipolar disorder in twins equal to the risk in singletons? A nationwide register-based study
    Ulla Kläning
    Mood Disorder Research Unit of Clinical Psychiatric Research, Aarhus University Psychiatric Hospital, Skovagervej 2, 8240 Risskov, Denmark
    J Affect Disord 81:141-5. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether these findings also apply to bipolar disorder...
  80. pmc Change in suicide rates for patients with schizophrenia in Denmark, 1981-97: nested case-control study
    Merete Nordentoft
    Bispebjerg Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    BMJ 329:261. 2004
    ..To study the change in risk of suicide among patients with schizophrenia and related disorders...
  81. ncbi request reprint Facial clefting and psychiatric diseases: a follow-up of the Danish 1936-1987 Facial Cleft cohort
    Kaare Christensen
    Center for the Prevention of Congenital Malformations, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 39:392-6. 2002
    ..This study assesses whether patients with facial cleft have an increased risk of psychiatric diseases...