Signe Olrik Wallenstein Jensen

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OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to describe secular trends in the average age of death in patients with schizophrenia and to compare these with the general population. METHODS This is a longitudinal linkage study from 1 January 1980 to 31 December 2010 using the Danish Psychiatric Research Register and the Danish Cause of Death Register. Data(More)
OBJECTIVE Few studies of cognitive functioning in children and adolescents with anorexia nervosa (AN) have been conducted. The aim of this study was to examine the neurocognitive and intelligence profile of this clinical group. METHOD The study was a matched case-control (N = 188), multi-centre study including children and adolescents with AN (N = 94) and(More)
OBJECTIVE People with psychiatric diseases have a severely increased risk for physical morbidity and premature death from physical diseases. The aims of the study were to investigate the occurrence of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), diabetes (DM) and obesity in schizophrenia and depression in three different geographical areas - Asia (Japan), Africa(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare in a generalizable sample/setting objective outcomes in patients receiving first-generation antipsychotic long-acting injectables (FGA-LAIs) or risperidone-LAI (RIS-LAI). METHODS Nationwide, retrospective inception cohort study of adults with International Classification of Diseases-10 schizophrenia using Danish registers from 1995 to(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of second-generation antipsychotics on cognitive function in patients diagnosed with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. METHOD Multiple-treatments meta-analysis model. RESULTS On cognitive composite score, sertindole was superior to clozapine, effect size (ES) 0.87; 95% CI: 0.12-1.63, quetiapine, ES 0.75; 95%(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore changes in the diagnosed incidence of early onset schizophrenia (EOS) from 1971 to 2010. METHOD Examination of incidence rates of schizophrenia in patients under 18 years of age, using a nationwide, population-based, mental health register. RESULTS The age-standardized incidence rate (IR) of EOS in the period 1971-2010 was 3.17 (95%(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with severe mental illnesses have an increased physical morbidity and premature mortality on account of somatic diseases. Patients with mental illness are nursed and cared for by the staff, who may acts as role models for the patients. AIMS The study tested the efficacy of an intervention programme for improving physical health in(More)
In a nationwide study using linkage of Danish hospital registers we examined predictors of hip fracture (ICD-10: S72) in 15,431 patients with schizophrenia (ICD-10: F20 or ICD-8: 295) and 3,807,597 population controls. Shorter education, disability pension, lifetime alcohol abuse, somatic co-morbidity, antipsychotics (IRR=1.19; 95% CI 1.15-1.24),(More)
The aim of the study was to determine excess mortality associated with cannabis use disorders. Individuals entering treatment for cannabis use disorders were followed by use of Danish registers and standardized mortality ratios (SMRs) estimated. Predictors of different causes of death were determined. A total of 6445 individuals were included and 142 deaths(More)