The Journal of clinical psychiatry
Laursen TM, Agerbo E, Pedersen CB.
J Clin Psychiatry. 2009 Oct;70(10):1432-8. doi: 10.4088/JCP.08m04807. Epub 2009 Jun 16.
OBJECTIVE: Growing evidence of an etiologic overlap between schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and bipolar disorder has become increasingly difficult to disregard. We investigated the magnitude of the overlap between the clinical diagnoses of bipolar affective disorder, schizoaffective disorder, and schizophrenia...
Scandinavian journal of public health
Scand J Public Health. 2011 Jul;39(7):22-5. doi: 10.1177/1403494810387965.
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 information on the unique personal identification number, name, gender, date of birth,...
Vestergaard M, Pedersen CB, Christensen J, Madsen KM, Olsen J, Mortensen PB.
Schizophr Res. 2005 Mar 01;73(2):343-9. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2004.07.004.
BACKGROUND: Febrile seizure is a benign condition for most children, but experiments in animals and neuroimaging studies in humans suggest that some febrile seizures may damage the hippocampus, a brain area of possible importance in schizophrenia.METHODS: A population-based cohort...
Teilmann G, Pedersen CB, Skakkebaek NE, Jensen TK.
Pediatrics. 2006 Aug;118(2):e391-9. doi: 10.1542/peds.2005-2939.
BACKGROUND: Studies have indicated that internationally adopted children have an increased risk of developing precocious puberty, but no epidemiologic risk estimates have previously been calculated. We aimed to assess the risk of developing precocious puberty in intercountry adoptees, children...
Journal of inherited metabolic disease
Gregersen N, Andresen BS, Pedersen CB, Olsen RK, Corydon TJ, Bross P.
J Inherit Metab Dis. 2008 Oct;31(5):643-57. doi: 10.1007/s10545-008-0990-y. Epub 2008 Oct 07.
Mitochondrial fatty acid oxidation defects have been recognized since the early 1970s. The discovery rate has been rather constant, with 3-4 'new' disorders identified every decade and with the most recent example, ACAD9 deficiency, reported in 2007. In this...
Agerbo E, Mortensen PB, Wiuf C, Pedersen MS, McGrath J, Hollegaard MV, Nørgaard-Pedersen B, Hougaard DM, Mors O, Pedersen CB.
Schizophr Res. 2012 Feb;134(2):246-52. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2011.10.025. Epub 2011 Nov 22.
BACKGROUND: Epidemiological studies indicate that having any family member with schizophrenia increases the risk of schizophrenia in the probands. However, genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have accounted for little of this variation. The aim of this study was to use...
The American journal of psychiatry
Pedersen MG, Stevens H, Pedersen CB, Nørgaard-Pedersen B, Mortensen PB.
Am J Psychiatry. 2011 Aug;168(8):814-21. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2011.10091351. Epub 2011 May 02.
OBJECTIVE: Several studies based on clinical samples have found an association between Toxoplasma gondii infection and schizophrenia, and a case-control study among U.S. military personnel with specimens available from both before and after diagnosis found a positive association between...
Archives of general psychiatry
Qin P, Mortensen PB, Pedersen CB.
Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2009 Jun;66(6):628-32. doi: 10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2009.20.
CONTEXT: In contemporary society, people change their place of residence frequently. However, large-scale population studies documenting the influence of frequent moves on mental health among children and adolescents are limited.OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the influence of frequent change of residence...
International journal of clinical and experimental pathology
Aaberg-Jessen C, Nørregaard A, Christensen K, Pedersen CB, Andersen C, Kristensen BW.
Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2013;6(4):546-60. Epub 2013 Mar 15.
Gliomas are highly invasive tumors and the pronounced invasive features of gliomas prevent radical surgical resection. In the search for new therapeutics targeting invasive glioma cells, in vivo-like in vitro models are of great interest. We developed and evaluated...
Cantor-Graae E, Pedersen CB.
JAMA Psychiatry. 2013 Apr;70(4):427-35. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.441.
IMPORTANCE: Although increased risk for schizophrenia among immigrants is well established, knowledge of the broader spectrum of psychiatric disorders associated with a foreign migration background is lacking.OBJECTIVE: To examine the full range of psychiatric disorders associated with any type...
Pedersen CB, Demontis D, Pedersen MS, Agerbo E, Mortensen PB, Børglum AD, Hougaard DM, Hollegaard MV, Mors O, Cantor-Graae E.
Psychol Med. 2012 Jul;42(7):1515-21. doi: 10.1017/S0033291711002376. Epub 2011 Nov 09.
BACKGROUND: Second-generation immigrants have an increased risk of schizophrenia, a finding that still lacks a satisfactory explanation. Various operational definitions of second-generation immigrants have been used, including foreign parental country of birth. However, with increasing global migration, it is...
Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines
Lauritsen MB, Pedersen CB, Mortensen PB.
J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2005 Sep;46(9):963-71. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.2004.00391.x.
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 Psychiatric Central Register and the Danish Civil Registration System...