Carsten Bøcker Pedersen

Summary

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

Publications

  1. doi Risk of schizophrenia in relation to parental origin and genome-wide divergence
    C B Pedersen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Psychol Med 42:1515-21. 2012
  2. 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
  3. doi Do risk factors for schizophrenia predispose to emigration?
    Carsten Bøcker Pedersen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Taasingegade 1, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 127:229-34. 2011
  4. ncbi 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
  5. ncbi 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
  6. ncbi 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi No evidence of time trends in the urban-rural differences in schizophrenia risk among five million people born in Denmark from 1910 to 1986
    Carsten Bøcker Pedersen
    National Center for Register based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Psychol Med 36:211-9. 2006
  9. doi The Danish Civil Registration System
    Carsten Bøcker Pedersen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Taasingegade, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:22-5. 2011
  10. pmc Assessing fetal growth impairments based on family data as a tool for identifying high-risk babies. An example with neonatal mortality
    Carsten B Pedersen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 7:28. 2007

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. doi Risk of schizophrenia in relation to parental origin and genome-wide divergence
    C B Pedersen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Psychol Med 42:1515-21. 2012
    ....
  2. 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...
  3. doi Do risk factors for schizophrenia predispose to emigration?
    Carsten Bøcker Pedersen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Taasingegade 1, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 127:229-34. 2011
    ..If valid, Danes emigrating from Denmark carry a higher predisposition to develop schizophrenia compared to Danes living in Denmark...
  4. ncbi 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
    ....
  5. ncbi 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...
  6. ncbi 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...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi No evidence of time trends in the urban-rural differences in schizophrenia risk among five million people born in Denmark from 1910 to 1986
    Carsten Bøcker Pedersen
    National Center for Register based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Psychol Med 36:211-9. 2006
    ..There have been conflicting reports on time trends in urban-rural differences in the incidence of schizophrenia. This study explored the potential time trends in these differences with regard to birth cohort and age at onset...
  9. doi The Danish Civil Registration System
    Carsten Bøcker Pedersen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Taasingegade, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:22-5. 2011
    ..The Danish Civil Registration System (CRS) was established in 1968, and all persons alive and living in Denmark were registered for administrative use...
  10. pmc Assessing fetal growth impairments based on family data as a tool for identifying high-risk babies. An example with neonatal mortality
    Carsten B Pedersen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 7:28. 2007
    ..In this study, we aimed at quantifying the risk of neonatal death as a function of a baby's failure to fulfil its biologic growth potential across the whole distribution of birth weight...
  11. doi Death in children with febrile seizures: a population-based cohort study
    Mogens Vestergaard
    Department of General Practice, Institute of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Lancet 372:457-63. 2008
    ..No studies have had sufficient size to estimate mortality in children with febrile seizures. We studied mortality after febrile seizures in a large population-based cohort of children in Denmark with up to 28 years of follow-up...
  12. doi 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...
  13. ncbi 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...
  14. ncbi The long-term risk of epilepsy after febrile seizures in susceptible subgroups
    Mogens Vestergaard
    Department of General Practice, Institute of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 165:911-8. 2007
    ..The risk was higher for those who had a family history of epilepsy, cerebral palsy, or low Apgar scores at 5 minutes...
  15. ncbi 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...
  16. ncbi 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...
  17. doi Paternal age at birth of first child and risk of schizophrenia
    Liselotte Petersen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Denmark
    Am J Psychiatry 168:82-8. 2011
    ..The authors aimed to distinguish between these two measures of paternal age...
  18. doi 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...
  19. doi Toxoplasma infection and later development of schizophrenia in mothers
    Marianne Giørtz Pedersen
    National Center for Register based Research, Aarhus University, Denmark
    Am J Psychiatry 168:814-21. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether mothers infected with T. gondii have an elevated risk of schizophrenia or related disorders and whether the risk depends on IgG antibody level...
  20. doi 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...
  21. doi 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...
  22. doi 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...
  23. doi 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
    ....
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. pmc Gestational age, birth weight, intrauterine growth, and the risk of epilepsy
    Yuelian Sun
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 167:262-70. 2008
    ..In conclusion, short gestational age, low birth weight, and intrauterine growth restriction are associated with an increased risk of epilepsy...
  26. ncbi 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. doi Frequent change of residence and risk of attempted and completed suicide among children and adolescents
    Ping Qin
    Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Taasingegade 1, DK 8000, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:628-32. 2009
    ..In contemporary society, people change their place of residence frequently. However, large-scale population studies documenting the influence of frequent moves on mental health among children and adolescents are limited...