M Nordentoft

Summary

Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Crucial elements in suicide prevention strategies
    Merete Nordentoft
    Psychiatric Centre Copenhagen, Copenhagen University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:848-53. 2011
  2. pmc Excess mortality, causes of death and life expectancy in 270,770 patients with recent onset of mental disorders in Denmark, Finland and Sweden
    Merete Nordentoft
    Psychiatric Centre Copenhagen, University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health Sciences, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e55176. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The new asylums in the community: severely ill psychiatric patients living in psychiatric supported housing facilities. A Danish register-based study of prognostic factors, use of psychiatric services, and mortality
    Merete Nordentoft
    Psychiatric Centre Copenhagen, Copenhagen University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400, Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:1251-61. 2012
  4. pmc Cognitive training plus a comprehensive psychosocial programme (OPUS) versus the comprehensive psychosocial programme alone for patients with first-episode schizophrenia (the NEUROCOM trial): a study protocol for a centrally randomised, observer-blinded m
    Lone Vesterager
    Psychiatric Centre Copenhagen, Copenhagen University Hospital, DK 2400, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Trials 12:35. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Cannabis use and risk of psychosis in later life
    Merete Nordentoft
    Department of Psychiatry, Copenhagen University Hospital, Bispebjerg 2400, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Lancet 370:293-4. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Deinstitutionalization revisited: a 5-year follow-up of a randomized clinical trial of hospital-based rehabilitation versus specialized assertive intervention (OPUS) versus standard treatment for patients with first-episode schizophrenia spectrum disorder
    M Nordentoft
    Copenhagen University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Psychiatric Centre Bispebjerg, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, DK 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Psychol Med 40:1619-26. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Does a detection team shorten duration of untreated psychosis?
    Merete Nordentoft
    Bispebjerg Hospital, Department Psychiatry, Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Early Interv Psychiatry 2:22-6. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint [Phases of psychosis]
    Merete Nordentoft
    Psykiatrisk Center, Bispebjerg Hospital, DK 2400 København NV
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:3746-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint [Psycho-social interventions in early psychoses within the schizophrenia spectrum]
    Merete Nordentoft
    Psykiatrisk Center Bispebjerg, Bispebjerg Hospital, DK 2400 København NV
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:3758-60. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in suicidal intent and choice of method among suicide attempters
    Merete Nordentoft
    Department of Psychiatry, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
    Crisis 29:209-12. 2008

Detail Information

Publications76

  1. doi request reprint Crucial elements in suicide prevention strategies
    Merete Nordentoft
    Psychiatric Centre Copenhagen, Copenhagen University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:848-53. 2011
    ..Finally, the state of the art is discussed with regard to prevention at the universal, the selected and the indicated level and clinical and research implications are outlined...
  2. pmc Excess mortality, causes of death and life expectancy in 270,770 patients with recent onset of mental disorders in Denmark, Finland and Sweden
    Merete Nordentoft
    Psychiatric Centre Copenhagen, University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health Sciences, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e55176. 2013
    ..Excess mortality among patients with severe mental disorders has not previously been investigated in detail in large complete national populations...
  3. doi request reprint The new asylums in the community: severely ill psychiatric patients living in psychiatric supported housing facilities. A Danish register-based study of prognostic factors, use of psychiatric services, and mortality
    Merete Nordentoft
    Psychiatric Centre Copenhagen, Copenhagen University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400, Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:1251-61. 2012
    ..Very few studies have focused on the population in such facilities...
  4. pmc Cognitive training plus a comprehensive psychosocial programme (OPUS) versus the comprehensive psychosocial programme alone for patients with first-episode schizophrenia (the NEUROCOM trial): a study protocol for a centrally randomised, observer-blinded m
    Lone Vesterager
    Psychiatric Centre Copenhagen, Copenhagen University Hospital, DK 2400, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Trials 12:35. 2011
    ..It is hypothesized that addition of cognitive training to a comprehensive psychosocial programme (OPUS) enhances both cognitive and everyday functional capacity of patients more than the comprehensive psychosocial programme alone...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cannabis use and risk of psychosis in later life
    Merete Nordentoft
    Department of Psychiatry, Copenhagen University Hospital, Bispebjerg 2400, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Lancet 370:293-4. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Deinstitutionalization revisited: a 5-year follow-up of a randomized clinical trial of hospital-based rehabilitation versus specialized assertive intervention (OPUS) versus standard treatment for patients with first-episode schizophrenia spectrum disorder
    M Nordentoft
    Copenhagen University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Psychiatric Centre Bispebjerg, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, DK 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Psychol Med 40:1619-26. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Does a detection team shorten duration of untreated psychosis?
    Merete Nordentoft
    Bispebjerg Hospital, Department Psychiatry, Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Early Interv Psychiatry 2:22-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether DUP was shortened during the first 3 years after establishing detection teams without a concomitant information campaign...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Phases of psychosis]
    Merete Nordentoft
    Psykiatrisk Center, Bispebjerg Hospital, DK 2400 København NV
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:3746-8. 2008
    ..40 percent remain chronically psychotic...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Psycho-social interventions in early psychoses within the schizophrenia spectrum]
    Merete Nordentoft
    Psykiatrisk Center Bispebjerg, Bispebjerg Hospital, DK 2400 København NV
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:3758-60. 2008
    ..Family intervention reduces risk of remission and improve compliance with antipsychotic medication...
  10. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in suicidal intent and choice of method among suicide attempters
    Merete Nordentoft
    Department of Psychiatry, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
    Crisis 29:209-12. 2008
    ..Suicidal intent was not related to dangerousness of suicide method...
  11. doi request reprint Absolute risk of suicide after first hospital contact in mental disorder
    Merete Nordentoft
    Psychiatric Centre Copenhagen, Denmark
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:1058-64. 2011
    ..Estimates of lifetime risk of suicide in mental disorders were based on selected samples with incomplete follow-up...
  12. doi request reprint The rationale for early intervention in schizophrenia and related disorders
    Merete Nordentoft
    Psychiatric Centre Bispebjerg, and Copenhagen University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Early Interv Psychiatry 3:S3-7. 2009
    ..To examine the rationale and evidence supporting an early intervention approach in schizophrenia...
  13. ncbi request reprint [High risk of suicide among psychiatric patients]
    Merete Nordentoft
    Psykiatrisk Center København, Bispebjerg Hospital, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 København NV, Denmark
    Ugeskr Laeger 173:2415-8. 2011
    ..A crisis plan developed together with the patient can be helpful. Regular screening for risk of suicide should be implemented in psychiatric services...
  14. ncbi request reprint Integrated treatment ameliorates negative symptoms in first episode psychosis--results from the Danish OPUS trial
    A Thorup
    Bispebjerg Hospital, Dept Psychiatry, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, DK 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 79:95-105. 2005
    ..To investigate the effect of integrated treatment on negative, psychotic and disorganised symptoms in patients with first episode psychosis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Predictors of remission and recovery in a first-episode schizophrenia spectrum disorder sample: 2-year follow-up of the OPUS trial
    Lone Petersen
    Bispebjerg Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Can J Psychiatry 53:660-70. 2008
    ..To examine the frequency and predictors of good outcome for patients with first-episode schizophrenia spectrum disorder (SSD)...
  16. doi request reprint Course of illness in a sample of 265 patients with first-episode psychosis--five-year follow-up of the Danish OPUS trial
    Mette Bertelsen
    Bispebjerg Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, and Copenhagen University Faculty of Health Science, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, DK 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 107:173-8. 2009
    ..Rates of recovery and institutionalization contradict the assumption that the illness deteriorates progressively, since no changes in the rates are seen from two to five years...
  17. doi request reprint The association between pre-morbid adjustment, duration of untreated psychosis and outcome in first-episode psychosis
    P Jeppesen
    Psychiatric Centre Bispebjerg, Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Psychol Med 38:1157-66. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the independent contributions of DUP and of pre-morbid adjustment to the clinical and social outcomes of schizophrenia...
  18. doi request reprint Gender differences in first-episode psychosis at 5-year follow-up - two different courses of disease? Results from the OPUS study at 5-year follow-up
    A Thorup
    Mental Health Centre Copenhagen, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, 23, Bispebjerg Bakke, VIA 7, DK 2400, Copenhagen, Denmark Electronic address
    Eur Psychiatry 29:44-51. 2014
    ..We aimed to investigate how gender differences at onset of psychosis develop during the first 5years of treatment...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Evidence-based treatment of mentally ill homeless persons]
    Maja Larsen
    Bispebjerg Hospital, Bispebjerg Psykiatrisk Center Bispebjerg, Denmark
    Ugeskr Laeger 172:1669-75. 2010
    ..It is evident that by offering housing, homelessness may be reduced, but the comparison of independent housing and group living did not reveal big differences...
  20. ncbi request reprint OPUS study: suicidal behaviour, suicidal ideation and hopelessness among patients with first-episode psychosis. One-year follow-up of a randomised controlled trial
    M Nordentoft
    Department of Psychiatry E, Bispebjerg Hospital, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, DK 2400 Copenhagen NV
    Br J Psychiatry Suppl 43:s98-106. 2002
    ..Patients with first-episode psychosis comprise a high-risk group in terms of suicide...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevention of suicide and attempted suicide in Denmark. Epidemiological studies of suicide and intervention studies in selected risk groups
    Merete Nordentoft
    Department of Psychiatry, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Dennmark merete nordentoft dadlnet dk
    Dan Med Bull 54:306-69. 2007
    ..Suicide is a major public health problem and should be given high priority with regard to prevention and research. (ABSTRACT TRUNCATED)..
  22. ncbi request reprint Suicidal behaviour and mortality in first-episode psychosis: the OPUS trial
    Mette Bertelsen
    Bispebjerg Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Br J Psychiatry Suppl 51:s140-6. 2007
    ..Those with first-episode psychosis are at high-risk of suicide...
  23. doi request reprint Five-year follow-up of a randomized multicenter trial of intensive early intervention vs standard treatment for patients with a first episode of psychotic illness: the OPUS trial
    Mette Bertelsen
    Bispebjerg Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:762-71. 2008
    ..Intensive early treatment for first-episode psychosis has been shown to be effective. It is unknown if the positive effects are sustained for 5 years...
  24. ncbi request reprint Drop-out and continuity of care for patients suffering from schizophrenia and schizophrenia-like psychosis evaluated by means of routine registration
    Merete Nordentoft
    Bispebjerg Hospital, Department of Psychiatry E, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, DK 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Nord J Psychiatry 56:175-9. 2002
    ..In concert with the literature, it is concluded that the interregional differences indicate that compliance with treatment can be improved by better organization of the psychiatric treatment...
  25. pmc A randomised multicentre trial of integrated versus standard treatment for patients with a first episode of psychotic illness
    Lone Petersen
    Bispebjerg Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, DK 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    BMJ 331:602. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effects of integrated treatment for patients with a first episode of psychotic illness...
  26. doi request reprint Antipsychotic polypharmacy and risk of death from natural causes in patients with schizophrenia: a population-based nested case-control study
    Lone Baandrup
    Centre for Neuropsychiatric Schizophrenia Research, Psychiatric Centre Glostrup, Copenhagen University Hospital, Glostrup, Nordre Ringvej 29 67, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:103-8. 2010
    ..The objective was to investigate if antipsychotic polypharmacy is associated with the excess mortality from natural causes among patients with schizophrenia...
  27. doi request reprint Change in cannabis use, clinical symptoms and social functioning among patients with first-episode psychosis: a 5-year follow-up study of patients in the OPUS trial
    L Clausen
    Psychiatric Center Copenhagen, Copenhagen University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychol Med 44:117-26. 2014
    ..Several studies indicate that cannabis use among patients with psychotic disorders is associated with worse outcome, but only a few studies have controlled for baseline condition and medication...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effect of a Suicide Prevention Centre for young people with suicidal behaviour in Copenhagen
    M Nordentoft
    Department of Psychiatry, Copenhagen University Hospital Bispebjerg, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Eur Psychiatry 20:121-8. 2005
    ..In 1992, a Suicide Prevention Centre was opened in Copenhagen with a 2-week programme of social and psychological treatment. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of the Suicide Prevention Centre...
  29. ncbi request reprint Frequency and predictive values of first rank symptoms at baseline among 362 young adult patients with first-episode schizophrenia Results from the Danish OPUS study
    Anne Thorup
    Bispebjerg Hospital, Psychiatric Department, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 97:60-7. 2007
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Intensive treatment models and coercion
    Johan Ohlenschlaeger
    Sct Hans Hospital, Roskilde, Denmark
    Nord J Psychiatry 61:369-78. 2007
    ..This study adds to the evidence that intensified treatment models are superior to standard treatment. A higher number of bed-days in Hospital-based Rehabilitation did not influence the effect on the outcomes measured...
  31. doi request reprint The quality of life among first-episode psychotic patients in the OPUS trial
    Anne Thorup
    Bispebjerg Hospital, Psychiatric Department, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 116:27-34. 2010
    ..g. the 'OPUS' treatment. However, the patients' perspective is also important and was investigated in the 'OPUS' study by analysing data concerning quality of life...
  32. doi request reprint Restrictions in means for suicide: an effective tool in preventing suicide: the Danish experience
    Merete Nordentoft
    Department of Psychiatry, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:688-97. 2007
    ..Restricted access occurred concomittantly with a 55 percent decrease in suicide rate...
  33. doi request reprint Coercion in patients who at their first contact with the psychiatric services system were diagnosed within the schizophrenia-spectrum in Denmark. A register study
    Johan Øhlenschlaeger
    Sct Hans Hospital, Roskilde, Denmark
    Nord J Psychiatry 62:77-81. 2008
    ..3 days. The mean duration of restraint with a leather belt was 2.66 days. This study provides information about the level of use of coercive measures in first-episode schizophrenia-spectrum disorders in Denmark...
  34. doi request reprint Predictors of poor adherence to medication among patients with first-episode schizophrenia-spectrum disorder
    Phuong Le Quach
    Aarhus University Hospital Risskov, Skovagervej 2, Risskov, Denmark
    Early Interv Psychiatry 3:66-74. 2009
    ..This study sought to identify predictors for poor adherence to medication among patients with first-episode schizophrenia-spectrum disorder...
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Schizophrenia and psychosis--prevention and outcome]
    Merete Nordentoft
    Psykiatrisk Center Bispebjerg, DK 2400 København NV
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:2872-4. 2008
    ..Early detection programmes can reduce the duration of untreated psychosis. There is good evidence that interventions during the early phase of psychotic symptoms are effective in improving several outcomes...
  37. doi request reprint Course of intelligence deficits in early onset, first episode schizophrenia: a controlled, 5-year longitudinal study
    Jens Richardt Moellegaard Jepsen
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Center Bispebjerg, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400, Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:341-51. 2010
    ..The results suggest abnormally slow acquisition of new intellectual information and skills in EOS patients during the first 5 years after full clinical presentation...
  38. ncbi request reprint [10-year follow-up study of mortality among users of hostels for homeless people in Copenhagen]
    Merete Nordentoft
    H S Bispebjerg Hospital, Psykiatrisk afdeling
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:1679-81. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint Transition rates from schizotypal disorder to psychotic disorder for first-contact patients included in the OPUS trial. A randomized clinical trial of integrated treatment and standard treatment
    Merete Nordentoft
    Bispebjerg Hospital, Department Psychiatry, Bispebjerg, Bakke 23, DK 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 83:29-40. 2006
    ..Only a few randomized clinical trials have tested the effect on transition rates of intervention programs for patients with sub-threshold psychosis-like symptoms...
  40. ncbi request reprint Time-trends in method-specific suicide rates compared with the availability of specific compounds. The Danish experience
    Merete Nordentoft
    Bispebjerg Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Copenhaven, Denmark
    Nord J Psychiatry 60:97-106. 2006
    ..Restricted access occurred concomittantly with a 55% decrease in suicide rate...
  41. ncbi request reprint Social network among young adults with first-episode schizophrenia spectrum disorders: results from the Danish OPUS trial
    Anne Thorup
    Department of Psychiatry, Bispebjerg Hospital, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 NV Copenhagen, Denmark
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:761-70. 2006
    ..Social network has considerable impact on physical and mental health. Patients experiencing first-episode psychosis early in adult life may experience severe problems concerning development and maintenance of their social network...
  42. ncbi request reprint Registration, psychiatric evaluation and adherence to psychiatric treatment after suicide attempt
    Merete Nordentoft
    Department of Psychiatry, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhaven, Denmark
    Nord J Psychiatry 59:213-6. 2005
    ..It is recommended that the quality of Reason for Contact Coding be improved, that patients who have attempted suicide be approached assertively, and that the supportive and guiding principle be used in securing them treatment...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Cannabis and psychosis]
    Merete Nordentoft
    Psykiatrisk afdeling, H S Bispebjerg Hospital, DK 2400 København NV
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:3896-8. 2006
    ..There was a consistent finding that use of cannabis was associated with an increased risk of later psychosis with an odds ratio of approximately 2, when adjusted for predisposition to mental illness and socio-demographic risk factors...
  44. 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
  45. 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...
  46. pmc 10 year follow up study of mortality among users of hostels for homeless people in Copenhagen
    Merete Nordentoft
    Department of Psychiatry, Bispebjerg Hospital, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    BMJ 327:81. 2003
    ..To investigate mortality among users of hostels for homeless people in Copenhagen, and to identify predictors of death such as conditions during upbringing, mental illness, and misuse of alcohol and drugs...
  47. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in young adults with first-episode schizophrenia spectrum disorders at baseline in the Danish OPUS study
    Anne Thorup
    Department of Psychiatry, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:396-405. 2007
    ..Women make more suicide attempts and experience lower self-esteem in spite of better social functioning...
  48. ncbi request reprint [OPUS: a randomised multicenter trial of integrated versus standard treatment for patients with a first-episode psychosis--secondary publication]
    Merete Nordentoft
    H S Bispebjerg Hospital, Psykiatrisk afdeling, København NV
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:381-4. 2006
    ..Patients in integrated treatment had significantly fewer psychotic and negative symptoms, less comorbid substance abuse, better adherence to treatment and more satisfaction with treatment at one-year and two-year follow-ups...
  49. ncbi request reprint Integrated treatment of first-episode psychosis: effect of treatment on family burden: OPUS trial
    Pia Jeppesen
    Bispebjerg Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, DK 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Br J Psychiatry Suppl 48:s85-90. 2005
    ..The families of patients with first-episode psychosis often play a major role in care and often experience lack of support...
  50. doi request reprint Perceptions of coercion in the community: a qualitative study of patients in a Danish assertive community treatment team
    Marie Høgh Thøgersen
    Psychiatric Center Bispebjerg, Bispebjerg Hospital, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 Copenhagen South, Denmark
    Psychiatr Q 81:35-47. 2010
    ..ACT, with its engaged and committed staff with sufficient time, focusing on social and practical issues, is successful in facilitating such a contact, as experienced by patients...
  51. doi request reprint Treatment of cannabis use disorders in people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders - a systematic review
    Carsten Hjorthøj
    Psychiatric Center Bispebjerg, Faculty of Health Sciences, Copenhagen University Bispebjerg Bakke 23, building 13A, DK 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Addict Behav 34:520-5. 2009
    ..g. reduced compliance to medication and psychosocial interventions, and increased level of psychotic-dimension symptoms. The aim of this study was to review literature on treatments of CUD in SSD-patients...
  52. doi request reprint Evaluation of a multifaceted intervention to limit excessive antipsychotic co-prescribing in schizophrenia out-patients
    Lone Baandrup
    Center for Neuropsychiatric Schizophrenia Research, Copenhagen University Hospital, Psychiatric Center Glostrup, Glostrup, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 122:367-74. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effect of a multifaceted educational intervention on the frequency of antipsychotic co-prescribing in adult schizophrenia out-patients...
  53. doi request reprint Exploring regional variation in antipsychotic coprescribing practice: a Danish questionnaire survey
    Lone Baandrup
    Center for Neuropsychiatric Schizophrenia Research, Copenhagen University Hospital, Psychiatric Center Glostrup, Nordre Ringvej 29 67, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:1457-64. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate regional differences in treatment setting characteristics and in physician and nurse attitudes toward antipsychotic polypharmacy and clinical guidelines...
  54. ncbi request reprint Childhood social environment and risk of drug and alcohol abuse in a cohort of Danish men born in 1953
    Merete Osler
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 163:654-61. 2006
    ..Deprived social circumstances during childhood, poor school performance in early adolescence, and attending a youth club seemed to be independent markers of substance abuse in adult life...
  55. ncbi request reprint Improving 1-year outcome in first-episode psychosis: OPUS trial
    Lone Petersen
    Department of Psychiatry, Bispebjerg Hospital, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, DK 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Br J Psychiatry Suppl 48:s98-103. 2005
    ..Because early illness course and outcome may affect the long-term outcome of schizophrenia-spectrum disorders, it is especially important to address poor outcome in this early critical period...
  56. doi request reprint Utility and adoption of CYP2D6 and CYP2C19 genotyping and its translation into psychiatric clinical practice
    G Jurgens
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 125:228-37. 2012
    ..To describe clinical utility and adoption of routinely offered CYP2D6 and CYP2C19 genotyping (CYP test) in daily clinical practice of a psychiatric centre...
  57. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric emergency outreach: a report on the first 2 years of functioning in Copenhagen
    Merete Nordentoft
    Bispebjerg Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, DK 2400 København NV, Denmark
    Nord J Psychiatry 56:399-405. 2002
    ..Standard Mortality Rates were high for all causes of death (5.00), and especially for suicide (31.98). In conclusion, psychiatric emergency outreach seems to fulfil some of its purpose...
  58. doi request reprint Growth hormone, prolactin and cortisol response to exercise in patients with depression
    Jesper Krogh
    Psychiatric Center Bispebjerg, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Affect Disord 125:189-97. 2010
    ..This study investigated these hormones in response to acute exercise using an incremental bicycle test...
  59. ncbi request reprint [Cannabis and cannabinoid receptors--abuse and psychosis]
    Carsten Hjorthøj
    Psykiatrisk Center, Bispebjerg Hospital, DK 2400 København NV
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:3782-4. 2008
    ..In this article, we introduce to the reader a number of receptors and neurotransmitter-systems involved in cannabis-abuse. Subsequently, we introduce the connection between abuse - particularly cannabis-abuse - and psychotic disorders...
  60. ncbi request reprint Design paper: the DEMO trial: a randomized, parallel-group, observer-blinded clinical trial of aerobic versus non-aerobic versus relaxation training for patients with light to moderate depression
    Jesper Krogh
    Psychiatric Department E, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:79-89. 2007
    ..However, a meta-analysis from 2001 stated: "The effectiveness of exercise in reducing symptoms of depression cannot be determined because of a lack of good quality research on clinical populations with adequate follow-up."..
  61. ncbi request reprint Suicide risk in relation to psychiatric hospitalization: evidence based on longitudinal registers
    Ping Qin
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Taasingade 1, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:427-32. 2005
    ..Persons with a history of admission to a psychiatric hospital are at high risk for suicide, but little is known about how this is influenced by factors related to psychiatric hospitalization...
  62. ncbi request reprint [Pack sizes of milder over-the-counter analgetic agents]
    Merete Nordentoft
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:503-4. 2004
  63. ncbi request reprint The Danish National Schizophrenia Project: prospective, comparative longitudinal treatment study of first-episode psychosis
    Bent Rosenbaum
    Centre of Psychiatry Glostrup, Unit for Psychotherapy, Education and Research, University of Copenhagen, Ndr Ringvej, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Br J Psychiatry 186:394-9. 2005
    ..First-episode psychosis intervention may improve the course and outcome of schizophrenic disorders...
  64. 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...
  65. ncbi request reprint Birth dimensions and risk of depression in adulthood: cohort study of Danish men born in 1953
    Merete Osler
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, Blegdamsvej 3, DK 2200, Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Br J Psychiatry 186:400-3. 2005
    ..Two British cohort studies have reported birth weight to be associated with self-reported depression in adulthood, even after adjustment for socio-economic factors...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. doi request reprint Effect of integrated treatment on the use of coercive measures in first-episode schizophrenia-spectrum disorder. A randomized clinical trial
    Johan Ohlenschlaeger
    Sct Hans Hospital, DK 4000, Roskilde, Denmark
    Int J Law Psychiatry 31:72-6. 2008
    ..Even though the level of continuity seemed higher in integrated treatment, this did not reduce the use of coercive measures compared to the use in standard treatment...
  69. ncbi request reprint Cognitive function in childhood and early adulthood and hospital admission for schizophrenia and bipolar disorders in Danish men born in 1953
    Merete Osler
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 92:132-41. 2007
    ..This study examines the influence of cognitive function and change in cognitive function during adolescence on schizophrenia and bipolar disorders in adulthood and explores possible mechanisms for any associations...
  70. 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
    ....
  71. 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...
  72. ncbi request reprint Introduction to "Early psychosis: a bridge to the future"
    Patrick McGorry
    Br J Psychiatry Suppl 48:s1-3. 2005
    ..This preface aims to set the scene for a selection of contributions, derived from the array of new evidence reported in Copenhagen, and recently fully updated...
  73. 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...
  74. ncbi request reprint [Treatment following suicide attempt. Therapeutic guarantee needs]
    Merete Nordentoft
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:551. 2006
  75. ncbi request reprint [Deinstitutionalization and criminality among the mentally ill]
    Merete Nordentoft
    Ugeskr Laeger 165:2551. 2003
  76. ncbi request reprint [Prohibition of suicide methods instruction]
    Merete Nordentoft
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:3481. 2004