E L Mortensen

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Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi Neuro-developmental effects of breastfeeding
    Erik Lykke Mortensen
    Department of Health Psychology, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, 1014, Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Acta Paediatr 96:796-7. 2007
  2. ncbi A dose-response relationship between maternal smoking during late pregnancy and adult intelligence in male offspring
    Erik Lykke Mortensen
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:4-11. 2005
  3. ncbi IQ and mental disorder in young men
    Erik Lykke Mortensen
    Department of Health Psychology, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, PO Box 2099, 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Br J Psychiatry 187:407-15. 2005
  4. ncbi [Breast feeding and intelligence]
    Erik Lykke Mortensen
    Afdeling for Sundhedspsykologi, Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab, Københavns Universitet, Blegdamsvej 3, DK 2200 København N
    Ugeskr Laeger 165:1361-6. 2003
  5. ncbi Associations between volume of alcohol consumption and social status, intelligence, and personality in a sample of young adult Danes
    Erik Lykke Mortensen
    Department of Health Psychology, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Psychol 47:387-98. 2006
  6. ncbi The association between duration of breastfeeding and adult intelligence
    Erik Lykke Mortensen
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Kommunehospitalet, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    JAMA 287:2365-71. 2002
  7. ncbi A gender difference in the association between APOE genotype and age-related cognitive decline
    E L Mortensen
    Department of Health Psychology, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Neurology 57:89-95. 2001
  8. doi The effects of low to moderate alcohol consumption and binge drinking in early pregnancy on behaviour in 5-year-old children: a prospective cohort study on 1628 children
    A Skogerbø
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BJOG 120:1042-50. 2013
  9. ncbi Height, weight and body mass index in early adulthood and risk of schizophrenia
    H J Sørensen
    Department of Psychiatry, Copenhagen University Hospital, Amager, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 114:49-54. 2006
  10. doi Gestational weight gain in relation to offspring body mass index and obesity from infancy through adulthood
    L Schack-Nielsen
    Department of Human Nutrition, Centre for Advanced Food Studies, Faculty of Life Science, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:67-74. 2010

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  1. ncbi Neuro-developmental effects of breastfeeding
    Erik Lykke Mortensen
    Department of Health Psychology, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, 1014, Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Acta Paediatr 96:796-7. 2007
  2. ncbi A dose-response relationship between maternal smoking during late pregnancy and adult intelligence in male offspring
    Erik Lykke Mortensen
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:4-11. 2005
    ..These results suggest that smoking during pregnancy may have long-term negative consequences on offspring adult intelligence...
  3. ncbi IQ and mental disorder in young men
    Erik Lykke Mortensen
    Department of Health Psychology, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, PO Box 2099, 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Br J Psychiatry 187:407-15. 2005
    ..Most research investigating the relationship between IQ and risk of mental disorder has focused on schizophrenia...
  4. ncbi [Breast feeding and intelligence]
    Erik Lykke Mortensen
    Afdeling for Sundhedspsykologi, Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab, Københavns Universitet, Blegdamsvej 3, DK 2200 København N
    Ugeskr Laeger 165:1361-6. 2003
    ..However, the association between breastfeeding and adult intelligence is unknown, and the purpose of the present study was to investigate the relationship between duration of breastfeeding and intelligence in young adulthood...
  5. ncbi Associations between volume of alcohol consumption and social status, intelligence, and personality in a sample of young adult Danes
    Erik Lykke Mortensen
    Department of Health Psychology, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Psychol 47:387-98. 2006
    ..Compared with light drinkers, a more "carefree" life orientation characterized male moderate drinkers, while relatively high scores on anxiety, dysthymia, and somatoform symptom scales characterized female moderate drinkers...
  6. ncbi The association between duration of breastfeeding and adult intelligence
    Erik Lykke Mortensen
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Kommunehospitalet, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    JAMA 287:2365-71. 2002
    ..However, the only previous study that investigated the relationship between breastfeeding and intelligence in adults had several methodological shortcomings...
  7. ncbi A gender difference in the association between APOE genotype and age-related cognitive decline
    E L Mortensen
    Department of Health Psychology, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Neurology 57:89-95. 2001
    ..To determine whether the APOE epsilon4 allele is associated with age-related intellectual decline in a community-dwelling sample of Danes...
  8. doi The effects of low to moderate alcohol consumption and binge drinking in early pregnancy on behaviour in 5-year-old children: a prospective cohort study on 1628 children
    A Skogerbø
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BJOG 120:1042-50. 2013
    ..To examine the effects of low to moderate maternal alcohol consumption and binge drinking in early pregnancy on behaviour in children at the age of 5 years...
  9. ncbi Height, weight and body mass index in early adulthood and risk of schizophrenia
    H J Sørensen
    Department of Psychiatry, Copenhagen University Hospital, Amager, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 114:49-54. 2006
    ..To illuminate the possible associations between height, weight, and body mass index (BMI) during early adulthood and the development of schizophrenia...
  10. doi Gestational weight gain in relation to offspring body mass index and obesity from infancy through adulthood
    L Schack-Nielsen
    Department of Human Nutrition, Centre for Advanced Food Studies, Faculty of Life Science, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:67-74. 2010
    ..Gestational weight gain (GWG) is associated with childhood obesity. We analyzed whether this effect persists into adulthood and is mediated by effects in childhood...
  11. ncbi Better psychological functioning and higher social status may largely explain the apparent health benefits of wine: a study of wine and beer drinking in young Danish adults
    E L Mortensen
    Danish Epidemiology Science Center, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Kommunehospitalet, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Arch Intern Med 161:1844-8. 2001
    ..Findings from a recent series of Danish studies suggest that moderate wine drinkers are healthier than those who drink other alcoholic beverages or those who abstain...
  12. ncbi The apolipoprotein E epsilon4-allele and antihypertensive treatment are associated with increased risk of cerebral MRI white matter hyperintensities
    P Høgh
    Memory Disorders Research Unit, The Neuroscience Centre, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Neurol Scand 115:248-53. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the relative importance of APOE-epsilon4 and other relevant risk factors for the extent of cerebral white matter hyperintensity (WMH) in a community-based sample of elderly subjects...
  13. ncbi Genetic priming of a proinflammatory profile predicts low IQ in octogenarians
    K S Krabbe
    The Centre of Inflammation and Metabolism, Department of Infectious Diseases and CMRC, Rigshospitalet, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Neurobiol Aging 30:769-81. 2009
    ..Only the IL-18 haplotype was associated with inflammation in the peripheral blood and only with regard to circulating TNF-alpha...
  14. ncbi Active life in old age. Combining measures of functional ability and social participation
    K Avlund
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, København N
    Dan Med Bull 46:345-9. 1999
    ..This paper describes a new measure of Active Life Expectancy, called Active Life Classification (ALC) in which the criterion for successful aging is a combination of good functional ability and high social participation...
  15. ncbi Breastfeeding and risk of schizophrenia in the Copenhagen Perinatal Cohort
    H J Sørensen
    Department of Psychiatry, Amager Hospital, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 112:26-9. 2005
    ..The aim was to study whether early weaning from breastfeeding may be associated with increased risk of schizophrenia...
  16. doi Early motor developmental milestones and level of neuroticism in young adulthood: a 23-year follow-up study of the Copenhagen Perinatal Cohort
    T Flensborg-Madsen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychol Med 43:1293-301. 2013
    ....
  17. ncbi The Danish National Birth Cohort--its background, structure and aim
    J Olsen
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 29:300-7. 2001
    ..By August 2000. a total of 60,000 pregnant women had been recruited to the study. It is expected that a large number of gene-environmental hypotheses need to be based on case-control analyses within a cohort like this...
  18. doi Effectiveness of short-term psychodynamic group therapy in a public outpatient psychotherapy unit
    Hans Henrik Jensen
    Department of Environmental Health, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Nord J Psychiatry 64:106-14. 2010
    ..Short-term psychodynamic group therapy in heterogeneous patient groups is common in the public Danish psychiatric system but is in need of evaluation...
  19. doi Do changes on MCMI-II personality disorder scales in short-term psychotherapy reflect trait or state changes?
    Hans Henrik Jensen
    Department of Health Psychology, Institute of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Nord J Psychiatry 62:46-54. 2008
    ..The MCMI-II Base Rate cut-off points probably include too many patients, justifying the introduction of new scoring procedures in the MCMI-III...
  20. ncbi IQ stability: the relation between child and young adult intelligence test scores in low-birthweight samples
    Erik Lykke Mortensen
    Danish Epidemiology Science Center, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen Hospital Corporation, Kommunehospitalet, Denmark
    Scand J Psychol 44:395-8. 2003
    ..89 in the WAIS sample, and the retest correlations for the three IQs with the BPP score were 0.66, 0.65, and 0.74. Thus, the majority of children showed stable patterns of intellectual development from middle childhood to young adulthood...
  21. doi The association between retrospective outcome evaluations and pre-post-treatment changes in psychodynamic group-psychotherapy
    Hans Henrik Jensen
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Psychol 49:339-43. 2008
    ..However, unexplained variance may be independent of symptomatic state, and associated with personality factors or domains not captured by standard questionnaires...
  22. doi Alcohol use disorders increase the risk of completed suicide--irrespective of other psychiatric disorders. A longitudinal cohort study
    Trine Flensborg-Madsen
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Centre for Health and Society, and Department of Health Psychology, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychiatry Res 167:123-30. 2009
    ..The results indicate that individuals registered with AUD are at highly increased risk of completed suicide, and that registered co-morbid psychiatric disorders are neither sufficient nor necessary causes in this association...
  23. doi Early identification of non-remission in first-episode psychosis in a two-year outcome study
    Erik Simonsen
    Psychiatric Research Unit, Zealand Region Psychiatry Roskilde, Roskilde University and University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 122:375-83. 2010
    ..To identify predictors of non-remission in first-episode, non-affective psychosis...
  24. doi Cognitive function in adult offspring of women with Type 1 diabetes
    T D Clausen
    Department of Obstetrics, Center for Pregnant Women with Diabetes, Rigshospitalet, The Capital Region of Denmark, Faculty of Health Sciences, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Diabet Med 28:838-44. 2011
    ..Maternal diabetes may affect offspring cognitive function. The objective of the study was to evaluate cognitive function and potential predictors hereof in adult offspring of women with Type 1 diabetes...
  25. doi Do attention deficits influence IQ assessment in children and adolescents with ADHD?
    Jens Richardt M Jepsen
    Copenhagen University Hospital, Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Center Bispebebjerg, Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    J Atten Disord 12:551-62. 2009
    ..To characterize the relationship between IQ and attention deficits in children with ADHD and to estimate the inattention-related mean influence on IQ when children are tested before stimulant drug treatment has been initiated...
  26. ncbi Cognitive deficits in long-term survivors of childhood brain tumors: Identification of predictive factors
    Tonny Solveig Reimers
    Department of Psychology, Play Therapy, and Social Work, The Juliane Marie Center, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
    Med Pediatr Oncol 40:26-34. 2003
    ..To describe cognitive function and to evaluate the association between potentially predictive factors and cognitive outcome in an unselected population of survivors of childhood brain tumors...
  27. ncbi Mental health and health-related quality of life: a 10-year follow-up of tortured refugees
    Jessica Mariana Carlsson
    Rehabilitation and Research Centre for Torture Victims, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:725-31. 2006
    ..A significant decrease in mental symptoms was observed in the subsample. Social relations and unemployment should be taken into account when developing health-related and social interventions...
  28. doi The effects of low to moderate alcohol consumption and binge drinking in early pregnancy on executive function in 5-year-old children
    A Skogerbø
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    BJOG 119:1201-10. 2012
    ..To examine the effects of low to moderate maternal alcohol consumption and binge drinking in early pregnancy on children's executive functions at the age of 5 years...
  29. doi Health-related quality of life in long-term survivors of childhood brain tumors
    Tonny Solveig Reimers
    Department of Psychology, Play Therapy and Social Counselling, The Juliane Marie Center, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 53:1086-91. 2009
    ..To identify predictors for health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in survivors of childhood brain tumors and its relationship to cognitive function...
  30. ncbi Intellectual development in a Danish cohort of prematurely born preschool children: specific or general difficulties?
    Barbara Hoff Esbjørn
    Department of Psychology, University Clinic, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 27:477-84. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi Dental status and dental caries in 85-year-old Danes
    Lene Vilstrup
    Copenhagen Gerontological Oral Health Research Center, School of Dentistry, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Gerodontology 24:3-13. 2007
    ..The purpose of the study was to analyse whether caries experience was related to number of teeth and to indicators of functional ability and cognitive function...
  32. ncbi Amount of alcohol consumption and risk of developing alcoholism in men and women
    Trine Flensborg-Madsen
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Centre for Health and Society, Denmark
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:442-7. 2007
    ..It is generally accepted, but not yet documented that the risk of future alcoholism increases with the amount of alcohol consumed. The objective of this study was to investigate this association using the Copenhagen City Heart Study...
  33. ncbi Mental vulnerability as a predictor of early mortality
    Lene Falgaard Eplov
    Copenhagen County Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 16:226-32. 2005
    ..The objective of our study is to evaluate whether mental vulnerability is a risk factor for early mortality...
  34. ncbi Behavioral and social development of children born extremely premature: 5-year follow-up
    Barbara Hoff
    Department of Neonatology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Psychol 45:285-92. 2004
    ..The index children with normal intellectual development, however, did not exhibit more behavioral problems or poorer social skills than the control children did...
  35. ncbi 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...
  36. ncbi Is duration of breastfeeding influencing the risk of obesity in adult males?
    L Schack-Nielsen
    Department of Human Nutrition, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Adv Exp Med Biol 554:383-5. 2004
  37. pmc Late introduction of complementary feeding, rather than duration of breastfeeding, may protect against adult overweight
    Lene Schack-Nielsen
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:619-27. 2010
    ..Early nutrition may affect the risk of overweight in later life...
  38. ncbi Memory deficits in long-term survivors of childhood brain tumors may primarily reflect general cognitive dysfunctions
    Tonny Solveig Reimers
    Clinic of Psychology, Play Therapy and Social Work, The Juliane Marie Center, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 48:205-12. 2007
    ..To analyze the impact of potential predictors on memory performance in survivors of childhood brain tumors and to examine whether deficits in memory after radiotherapy (RT) should be considered part of a more global mental dysfunction...
  39. doi Social-cognitive and school factors in initiation of smoking among adolescents: a prospective cohort study
    Pernille Envold Bidstrup
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:384-92. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the association between social-cognitive factors, school factors, and smoking initiation among adolescents who had never smoked...
  40. ncbi A follow-up study of mental health and health-related quality of life in tortured refugees in multidisciplinary treatment
    Jessica Mariana Carlsson
    Rehabilitation and Research Centre for Torture Victims, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:651-7. 2005
    ..In spite of the treatment, emotional distress seems to be chronic for the majority of this population. Future studies are needed to explore which health-related and social interventions are most useful to traumatized refugees...
  41. ncbi Beverage preference and risk of alcohol-use disorders: a Danish prospective cohort study
    Trine Flensborg-Madsen
    H S Institute of Preventive Medicine, Center for Health and Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:371-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether preferred type of alcoholic beverage influences the later risk of alcohol-use disorders (AUD)...
  42. ncbi Patient versus informant reported quality of life in the earliest phases of Alzheimer's disease
    Asmus Vogel
    Memory Disorders Research Group, Neuroscience Center, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:1132-8. 2006
    ....
  43. ncbi The Strange Stories test--a replication study of children and adolescents with Asperger syndrome
    Nils Kaland
    Lillehammer University, College Faculty of Social Sciences, Gudbrandsdalsvegen 350, 2624 Lillehammer, Norway
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 14:73-82. 2005
    ..This study supports the main finding of earlier studies, showing that even individuals with AS of normal intelligence have problems in using mental state terms context-appropriately when tested on the Strange Stories test...
  44. ncbi Relationship of maternal smoking during pregnancy with criminal arrest and hospitalization for substance abuse in male and female adult offspring
    Patricia A Brennan
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:48-54. 2002
    ..This study attempted to replicate these findings in a large-scale, longitudinal community cohort study...
  45. ncbi Mental vulnerability--a risk factor for ischemic heart disease
    Lene Falgaard Eplov
    Copenhagen County Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Nordre Ringvej 57, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    J Psychosom Res 60:169-76. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine whether mental vulnerability is a risk factor for the development of ischemic heart disease (IHD) after adjustment for well-established risk factors...
  46. ncbi Psychometric properties of brief indexes designed to measure social-cognitive predictors of smoking initiation
    Pernille Envold Hansen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:64-74. 2007
    ..Our aim was to examine the criterion-related construct validity of brief psychological indexes of attitude, social influence and self-efficacy to be used in future studies for predicting smoking initiation in adolescents...
  47. ncbi A new 'advanced' test of theory of mind: evidence from children and adolescents with Asperger syndrome
    Nils Kaland
    Lillehammer College, Norway
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:517-28. 2002
    ..The participants in the AS group were of normal intelligence and were compared with an age-matched control group (N = 20) of normally developing children and adolescents...
  48. ncbi Ward atmosphere in acute psychiatric inpatient care: differences and similarities between patient and staff perceptions
    Torben Schjødt
    Psychiatric Hospital in Hillerød, DK 3400 Hillerød, Denmark
    Nord J Psychiatry 57:215-20. 2003
    ..From an overall point of view, the findings suggest a basic agreement between patients and staff regarding the valuation of the treatment environment as well as the general preferences concerning the ward milieu...
  49. ncbi Response times of children and adolescents with Asperger syndrome on an 'advanced' test of theory of mind
    Nils Kaland
    Faculty of Social Sciences, Lillehammer University College, N 2626, Lillehammer, Norway
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:197-209. 2007
    ....
  50. ncbi Disembedding performance in children and adolescents with Asperger syndrome or high-functioning autism
    Nils Kaland
    Lillehammer University College, Faculty of Social Science, Norway
    Autism 11:81-92. 2007
    ..The results are discussed with special reference to the hypothesis of weak central coherence...
  51. ncbi Performance of children and adolescents with Asperger syndrome or high-functioning autism on advanced theory of mind tasks
    Nils Kaland
    Faculty of Social Sciences, Lillehammer University College, Postboks 952, 2604 Lillehammer, Norway
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1112-23. 2008
    ..The pattern of findings, however, indicates that these tasks may share different information-processing requirements in addition to tapping different mentalizing abilities...
  52. ncbi Brief report: cognitive flexibility and focused attention in children and adolescents with Asperger syndrome or high-functioning autism as measured on the computerized version of the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test
    Nils Kaland
    Faculty of Social Science, Lillehammer University College, Gudbrandsdalsvegen 350, Lillehammer 2624, Norway
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1161-5. 2008
    ..On the category failure to maintain set, however, the AS/HFA participants performed significantly less well than the controls, suggesting a deficit of focused attention...
  53. ncbi Social phobia with sudden onset--post-panic social phobia?
    Ann Suhl Kristensen
    Centre for Psychiatric Research, Aarhus University Hospital, Risskov, Denmark
    J Anxiety Disord 22:684-92. 2008
    ..They did not differ markedly from patients with comorbid SP and PD. The concept of post-panic SP is discussed...