Original investigation

Kristiansen CB, Kjær JN, Hjorth P, Andersen K, Prina M. Prevalence of common mental disorders in widowhood: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 2019

Kjær JN, Biskin R, Vestergaard C, Munk-Jørgensen P. All-Cause Mortality of Hospital-Treated Borderline Personality Disorder: A Nationwide Cohort Study. Journal of Personality Disorders, 2018

Holm-Larsen CE, Madsen FK, Rogathi JJ, Manongi R, Mushi D, Meyrowitsch DW, Gammeltoft T, Sigalla GN, Rasch V. Postpartum depression and child growth in Tanzania: a cohort study. BJOG, 2018

Højlund, M., Hansen, P., Krone, W., Høgh, L.  Obstructive hydrocephalus caused by colloid cyst presenting as a schizophrenia-like psychosis. BMJ Case Reports, 2018

Kragholm K, Andersen MP, Mortensen RN, Bech LF, Polcwiartek C, Rohde C, Torp-Pedersen C, Videbech P, Nielsen J: Exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in utero and ealy elementary school outcomes. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 2018.

Rohde C., Polcwiartek C., Correll C.U., Nielsen J.: Real-world Effectiveness of Clozapine for Borderline Personality Disorder: Results from a 2-year Mirror-image Study. Journal of Personality Disorders, 2017.

Henriksen J., Larsen E.R., Mattison C., Andersson N.W.: Loneliness, health and mortality. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Services, 2017.

Kodal J.S., Kjær J.N., Larsen E.R.: Mechanical restraint and characteristics of patient, staff and shifts in a psychiatric ward. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, 2017.

Rohde C., Polcwiartek C., Kragholm K., Ebdrup B.H., Siskind D., Nielsen J.: Adverse Cardiac Events in Outpatients Initiating Clozapine Treatment: A Nationwide Register-Based Study. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 2017.

Hjorth P., Medici C.R., Juel A., Madsen N.J., Vandborg K., Munk-Jørgensen P.: Improving quality of life and physical health in patients with schizophrenia: A 30-month program carried out in a real-life setting. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 2017.

Medici C.R., Gradus J.L., Pedersen L., Sørensen H.T., Østergaard S.D., Christiansen C.F.: No Impact of Pre-admission Anti-Inflammatory Drug Use on Risk of Depression and Anxiety after Critical Illness. Critical Care Medicine, 2017.

Polcwiartek C., Kragholm K., Rohde C., Hashemi N., Vang T., Nielsen J.: Diabetic ketoacidosis and diabetes associated with antipsychotic exposure among a previously diabetes-naive population with schizophrenia: a nationwide nested case-control study. Diabetologia, 2017.

Rohde C., Polcwiartek C., Andersen E., Vang T., Nielsen J.: Effect of a Physical Activity Intervention on suPAR Levels: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 2017.

Højlund M., Elliet A.F., Madsen N.J., Viuff A.G., Munk-Jørgensen P., Hjorth P.: Changes in antipsychotics and other psychotropic drugs during a 30-month lifestyle intervention among outpatients with schizophrenia. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, 2017. 

Elliott A., Mørk T.J., Højlund M., Christensen T., Jeppesen R., Madsen N., Viuff A.G., Hjorth P., Nielsen J.C., Munk-Jørgensen P.: QTc interval in patients with schizophrenia receiving antipsychotic treatment as monotherapy or polypharmacy. CNS Spectrums, 2017.

Rohde C., Polcwiartek C., Asztalos M., Nielsen J.: Effectiveness of Prescription-Based CNS Stimulants on Hospitalization in Patients With Schizophrenia: A Nation-Wide Register Study. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 2017.

Okkels N., Mogensen R.B., Crean L.C., Vestergaard C.H., Skadhede S., Rasmussen C., Shanmuganathan J.W.D., Hansen K.B. and Munk-Jørgensen P.: Treatment profiles in a Danish psychiatric university hospital departmentNordic Journal of Psychiatry, 2017.

Juel A., Kristiansen C.B., Madsen N.J., Munk-Jørgensen P., Hjorth P.: Interventions to improve lifestyle and quality-of-life in patients with concurrent mental illness and substance use. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, 2016.

Medici C.R., Vestergaard C.H., Hadzi-Pavlovic D., Munk-Jørgensen P., Parker G.: Seasonal variations in hospital admissions for mania: Examining for associations with weather variables over time. International Journal of Affective Disorders, 2016.

Okkels N., Trabjerg B., Arendt M., Pedersen C.B.: Traumatic Stress Disorders and Risk of Subsequent Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder or Bipolar Disorder: A Nationwide Cohort StudySchizophrenia Bulletin, 2016.

Kjaer J.N., Biskin R., Vestergaard C.H., Gustafsson L.N., Munk-Jørgensen P.: The clinical trajectory of patients with borderline personality disorder. Personality and Mental Health, 2016.

Hansen M.V., Hjorth P., Kristiansen C.B., Vandborg K., Gustafsson L.N., Munk-Jørgensen P.: Reducing cardiovascular risk factors in non-selected outpatients with schizophreniaInternational Journal of Social Psychiatry, 2016.

Andersson N.W., Goodwin R.D., Okkels N., Gustafsson L.N., Taha F., Cole S.W., Munk-Jørgensen P.: Depression and the risk of severe infections: prospective analyses on a nationwide representative sample. International Journal of Epidemiology, 2015.

Kristiansen C.B., Juel A., Hansen M.V., Hansen A.M., Kilian R., Hjorth P.: Promoting physcial health in severe mental illness: patient and staff perspectiveActa Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 2015

Skovgaard, M., Okkels, N., Christensen, M.K., Telinius, N., Hauge, E.M.: Publication rate and PhD enrollment following a medical pre-graduate research programme. Danish Medical Journal, 2015.

Andersson, N.W., Gustafsson, L.N., Okkels, N., Taha, F., Cole, S.W., Munk-Jørgensen, P., Goodwin, R.D.: Depression and the risk of autoimmune disease: a nationally representative, longitudinal study, Psychological Medicine, 2015.

Medici, C.R., Videbech, P., Gustafsson, L.N., Munk-Jørgensen, P.: Mortality and secular trend in the incidence of bipolar disorderJournal of Affective Disorders, 2015

Medici, C.R., Vestergaard, C.H., Hjorth, P., Hansen, M.V., Shanmuganathan, J.W.D., Viuff, A.G., Munk-Jørgensen, P.: Quality of life and clinical characteristics in a nonselected sample of patients with schizophreniaInternational Journal of Social Psychiatry, 2015

Lundberg, A.S., Gustafsson, L.N., Meagher, D., Munk-Jørgensen, P. Delirium during psychiatric admission increases mortality in psychiatric patients during and after hospitalization. A nationwide study from 1995 through 2012. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 2014

Kristiansen, C.B., Shanmuganathan, J.W.D., Gustafsson, L.N., Løkke, K.P., Munk-Jørgensen, P.: Increasing incidence and diagnostic instability in adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder nationwide between 1995 and 2012, ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders, 2014

Lundberg, A.S., Okkels, N., Gustafsson, L.N., Larsen, J. T., Sørensen, L. U., Munk-Jørgensen, P: A nationwide study of delirium in psychiatric patients from 1995 through 2011, Acta Neuropsychiatrica, 2013


Elliott A.F., Hell M.D., Sheldrick-Michel A., Nielsen B: Kognitive forstyrrelser efter depression er invaliderende, Danish Medical Bulletin, 2016

Munk-Jørgensen P., Kristiansen C.B., Uwawke R., Larsen J.I., Okkels N., Christiansen B., Hjorth P.: The gap between available knowledge and its use in clinical psychiatryActa Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 2015

Munk-Jørgensen, P., Okkels, N., Ruggeri, M., Thornicroft, G., Goldberg, D.: Fifty years’ development and future perspectives of psychiatric register research, Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 2014

Bauer, J., Okkels, N., Munk-Jørgensen, P.: State of Psychiatry in Denmark. International Review of Psychiatry, 2012.

Research Letters,

Rohde C., Polcwiartek C., Nielsen J.: Centralstimulantia til patienter med skizofreni – klinisk potentiale eller klinisk skade? BestPractice, 2017.

Andersson, N.A.W., Grinberg, A., Okkels, N. How personalized medical data could improve health care. Preventive Medicine, 2014

Okkels, N., Andersson, N.A.W: A Personalized Patient Page. Psychiatric Services, 2013


Okkels N., Kristiansen C.B., Munk-Jørgensen P. (Eds). Mental Health and Illness in the City. In Sartorius, N. and Heok, K.E. (Eds) book series Mental Health and Illness Worldwide (1st ed.). Springer, 2017.

Okkels, N. Psykiatrisk Notesamling (Notes in Psychiatry) (ebook). IBook and Kindle, March 2015

Book chapters

Kristiansen C.B., Munk-Jørgensen P. Psykiatrisk Epidemiologi (Psychiatric Epidemiology). In Simonsen and Møhl (eds.) Grundbog i Psykiatri (2. ed., pp 221-232). Copenhagen, Hans Reitzels forlag, 2017 (book chapter)

Kristiansen C.B. Organiske Lidelser (Organic Disorders). In Okkels, N. (Ed.), Psykiatrisk Notesamling. IBooks and Kindle, 2015

Kristiansen C.B., Oestergaard P. Lidelser i barndommen (Childhood Disorders). In   Okkels, N. (Ed.), Psykiatrisk Notesamling. IBook and Kindle, 2015

Okkels, N. Behandling (Treatments). In Okkels, N. (Ed.), Psykiatrisk Notesamling. IBook and Kindle, 2015

Okkels, N. Akut Psykiatri (Acute Psychiatry). In Okkels, N. (Ed.), Psykiatrisk Notesamling. IBook and Kindle, 2015

Mogensen, R.B., Okkels, N. Affektive sindslidelser (Affective disorders). In Okkels, N. (Ed.), Psykiatrisk Notesamling. IBook and Kindle, 2015

Shanmuganathan, D., Okkels, N. Psykoaktive stoffer (Psychoactive drugs). In Okkels, N. (Ed.), Psykiatrisk Notesamling. IBook and Kindle, 2015

Toftegaard, K., Okkels, N. Nervøse tilstande (Nervous disorders). In Okkels, N. (Ed.), Psykiatrisk Notesamling. IBook and Kindle, 2015

Munk-Jørgensen, P., Okkels, N: Psychiatric case registers: Their use in the era of global mental health. In Thornicroft, G., Ruggeri, M., Goldberg, D. (Eds.), Improving Mental Health Care: The Global Challenge (1st ed., pp. 264-280). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013 (Book Chapter)

Book reviews

Højlund M., Munk-Jørgensen P.: Life-threatening effects of antipsychotic drugs (1st edition). Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, 2017.

Okkels, N: Positive Psychiatry. A clinical handbook. Dilip V. Jeste and Barton W. Palmer (Eds.). Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 2015.

Kai, LM. Key issues in mental health, vol. 179 A Riecher-Rössler, N Sartorius (Series editors) N Sartorius, RIG Holt, M Maj (Volume editors), Comorbidity of Mental and Physical Disorders, Karger, Basel, 2015. Hardback, 188 pages. ISBN: 978-3-318-02604-7. Acta Neuropsychiatrica. 2015;27(04):250-.

Editorials, Comments, Letters

Højlund M., Munk-Jørgensen P.: Differences in Antipsychotic Prescriptions Between Centers in Young Outpatients With Schizophrenia. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2017.

Okkels, N., Medici, C.R., Kjær, J.N., Kristiansen, C.B. Training students in research and scientific writingActa Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 2015 (invited comment)

Blanner Kristiansen C, Høstrup Vestergaard C.: Secular trends in the interest of physical health in patients with mental illness. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 2015. (Letter to the editor)

Vinther, M., Okkels, N. Merit kan løse lægemangelUgeskrift for Læger (the Danish Medical Bulletin), 2015 (Debate)

Kai, LM. Psykiatri på psykiatriens betingelser. Ugeskrift for læger (The Danish Medical Bulletin), 2015

Okkels, N. Uddannelse for uddannelsens skyldUgeskrift for Læger (the Danish Medical Bulletin), 2014 (Debate)

Kristiansen, C.B., Kjær, J. N., Medici, C. R., Kai, L. M., Okkels, N.: Future perspectives on psychiatryActa Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 2014 (Editorial Comment)

Okkels, N., Benfeldt, F.V., Johnsen, K., Le, M. If you want to be good, start earlyActa Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 2014 (letter to the editor)

Okkels, N. EksamensfanatismeUgeskrift for Læger (the Danish Medical Bulletin), 2013 (Debate)

Okkels, N. Lægeuddannelsen må gentænkesUgeskrift for Læger (the Danish Medical Bulletin), 2013 (Debate)

Okkels, N., Ahlers, F.S., Harboe, L.F., Kjær, J.N., Mogensen, R.B., Okkels, A.S.L., Østergaard, P.J., Lundberg, A.S: Klinisk Psykiatrisk Forskerskole (Clinical Psychiatric Research School). Ugeskrift for Læger (the Danish Medical Bulletin), 2013

Public Press

Okkels, N. ‘Lægestudiet reduceret til lektielæsning‘, on motivation in medical education, Information, Sep 5, 2013 (kronik/essay)

Okkels, N. ‘Forskningsfinanciering som løsning‘, on alternative ways of raising money for research, Information, page 21, Jun 10, 2013 (letter/ læserbrev)

Admission sheet in Danish


Psychopharmacology and risk of arrythmia

tabel qt

Skema over tvangsforanstaltninger i psykiatrien




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