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The Danish Civil Registration System
- C. Pedersen
- Scandinavian journal of public health
- 1 July 2011
Introduction: The Danish Civil Registration System (CRS) was established in 1968, and all persons alive and living in Denmark were registered for administrative use. Content: CRS includes individual… Expand
The Danish Civil Registration System. A cohort of eight million persons.
- C. Pedersen, Heine Gøtzsche, Jørgen Ostrup Møller, P. Mortensen
- Danish medical bulletin
- 1 November 2006
BACKGROUND The Danish Civil Registration System (CRS) was established in 1968, where all persons alive and living in Denmark were registered. Among many other variables, it includes individual… Expand
Genome-wide association analyses identify 44 risk variants and refine the genetic architecture of major depression
Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a common illness accompanied by considerable morbidity, mortality, costs, and heightened risk of suicide. We conducted a genome-wide association meta-analysis based… Expand
Discovery of the first genome-wide significant risk loci for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a highly heritable childhood behavioral disorder affecting 5% of children and 2.5% of adults. Common genetic variants contribute substantially to… Expand
Common schizophrenia alleles are enriched in mutation-intolerant genes and in regions under strong background selection
Schizophrenia is a debilitating psychiatric condition often associated with poor quality of life and decreased life expectancy. Lack of progress in improving treatment outcomes has been attributed to… Expand
Identification of common genetic risk variants for autism spectrum disorder
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a highly heritable and heterogeneous group of neurodevelopmental phenotypes diagnosed in more than 1% of children. Common genetic variants contribute substantially… Expand
Effects of familial risk factors and place of birth on the risk of autism: a nationwide register-based study.
- M. Lauritsen, C. Pedersen, P. Mortensen
- Psychology, Medicine
- Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and…
- 1 September 2005
BACKGROUND The etiology of autism is unknown. A strong genetic component has been detected but non-genetic factors may also be involved in the etiology. METHODS We used data from the Danish… Expand
Genome-wide association study identifies 30 Loci Associated with Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar disorder is a highly heritable psychiatric disorder that features episodes of mania and depression. We performed the largest genome-wide association study to date, including 20,352 cases and… Expand
New parents and mental disorders: a population-based register study.
CONTEXT Studies on postpartum mental disorders among mothers have primarily focused on either depression or psychoses and have generally not included the broader spectrum of mental disorders. A few… Expand
Effects of family history and place and season of birth on the risk of schizophrenia.
- P. Mortensen, C. Pedersen, +5 authors M. Melbye
- The New England journal of medicine
- 25 February 1999
BACKGROUND Although a family history of schizophrenia is the best-established risk factor for schizophrenia, environmental factors such as the place and season of birth may also be important. … Expand