Read the book ‘Mental Health and Illness in the City‘ edited by Christina Blanner Kristiansen, Niels Okkels and Povl Munk-Jørgensen.



Jeppe Henriksen found that death occurred with an incidence rate of 2.63 per 100 person-years and 2.09 per 100 person-years for lonely and non-lonely individuals, respectively, suggesting an association between loneliness and increased risk of mortality. Further, gender differences may exist. Read more here.


Clara Reece Medici co-authored a study on quality of life and physical health in patients with schizophrenia. The authors found that patients with schizophrenia presented with low quality of life and elevated risk factors for poor physical health. Life style intervention added onto ‘treatment as usual’ improved some risk factors for poor physical health among long-term patients. The number of interventions had an elevating effect on quality of life. Read more here.