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Impact of socioeconomic position and distance on mental health care utilization: a nationwide Danish follow-up study

Purpose To determine the impact of socioeconomic position (SEP) and distance to provider on outpatient mental health care utilization among incident users of antidepressants. Method A nationwide register-based cohort study of 50,374 person-years. Results Persons in low SEP were more likely to have outpatient psychiatrist contacts [odds ratio (OR) 1.25; confidence interval (CI) 1...

Health care utilization in general practice after HPV vaccination—A Danish nationwide register-based cohort study

Høstrup Vestergaard, Oleguer Plana Ripoll, Mogens Vestergaard, Morten Fenger-Grøn, Bodil Hammer Bech, Dorte Rytter. Data curation: Lene Wulff Krogsgaard, Tina Hovgaard LuÈtzen, Dorte Rytter. Formal ... analysis: Lene Wulff Krogsgaard, Claus Høstrup Vestergaard. Methodology: Lene Wulff Krogsgaard, Claus Høstrup Vestergaard, Oleguer Plana-Ripoll, Mogens Vestergaard, Morten Fenger-Grøn, Bodil Hammer Bech

Hospital-based herpes zoster diagnoses in Denmark: rate, patient characteristics, and all-cause mortality

Background Herpes zoster (HZ) may result in severe complications requiring hospital treatment, particularly in patients with comorbidity. Nevertheless, data on HZ from nationwide population-based hospital registries are sparse. Methods We conducted a cohort study describing first-time hospital-based (inpatient, outpatient, and emergency room) HZ diagnoses in the Danish National...

Ten-Year Mortality after a Breast Cancer Diagnosis in Women with Severe Mental Illness: A Danish Population-Based Cohort Study

Background Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in women worldwide. Nevertheless, it is unknown whether higher mortality after breast cancer contributes to the life-expectancy gap of 15 years in women with severe mental illness (SMI). Methods We estimated all-cause mortality rate ratios (MRRs) of women with SMI, women with breast cancer and women with both disorders...

Socioeconomic Position, Type 2 Diabetes and Long-Term Risk of Death

Background Both socioeconomic position (SEP) and type 2 diabetes have previously been found to be associated with mortality; however, little is known about the association between SEP, type 2 diabetes and long-term mortality when comorbidity is taken into account. Methods We conducted a population-based cohort study of all Danish citizens aged 40-69 years with no history of...

Bodily distress syndrome: A new diagnosis for functional disorders in primary care?

Background Conceptualisation and classification of functional disorders appear highly inconsistent in the health-care system, particularly in primary care. Numerous terms and overlapping diagnostic criteria are prevalent of which many are considered stigmatising by general practitioners and patients. The lack of a clear concept challenges the general practitioner’s decision...

Healthcare Contacts after Myocardial Infarction According to Mental Health and Socioeconomic Position: A Population-Based Cohort Study

Objective To examine the long-term use of healthcare contacts to general practice (GP) and hospital after a first-time myocardial infarction (MI) according to mental health and socioeconomic position. Methods Population-based cohort study of all patients discharged with first-time MI in the Central Denmark Region in 2009 (n=908) using questionnaires and nationwide registers. We...

Cancer Mortality in People Treated with Antidepressants before Cancer Diagnosis: A Population Based Cohort Study

Background Depression is common after a cancer diagnosis and is associated with an increased mortality, but it is unclear whether depression occurring before the cancer diagnosis affects cancer mortality. We aimed to study cancer mortality of people treated with antidepressants before cancer diagnosis. Methods and Findings We conducted a population based cohort study of all...

Depressive Symptoms and Risk of New Cardiovascular Events or Death in Patients with Myocardial Infarction: A Population-Based Longitudinal Study Examining Health Behaviors and Health Care Interventions

Background Depressive symptoms is associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes in patients with myocardial infarction (MI), but the underlying mechanisms are unclear and it remains unknown whether subgroups of patients are at a particularly high relative risk of adverse outcomes. We examined the risk of new cardiovascular events and/or death in patients with depressive...

Chronic care management in Danish general practice - a cross‒sectional study of workload and multimorbidity

Grete Moth 0 Mogens Vestergaard 0 Peter Vedsted 0 0 The Research Unit for General Practice, Aarhus University , Bartholins Alle 2, DK - 8000, Aarhus C , Denmark Background: About 30% of the Danish

Mortality after Parental Death in Childhood: A Nationwide Cohort Study from Three Nordic Countries

Jiong Li and colleagues examine mortality rates in children who lost a parent before 18 years old compared with those who did not using population-based data from Denmark, Sweden, and Finland. Please see later in the article for the Editors' Summary

Chronic-disease patients and their use of out-of-hours primary health care: a cross-sectional study

the Danish National Research Foundation for Primary Care and the Danish Health Foundation. Mogens Vestergaard is supported by an unrestricted grant from the Lundbeck Foundation.

Risk of Fetal Death after Treatment with Antipsychotic Medications during Pregnancy

Søndergaard Pedersen, Mogens Vestergaard, Jørn Olsen, Lars Henning Pedersen and Erik Parner have no competing interests. Jakob Christensen reported receiving honoraria for serving on the scientific advisory

Maternal Use of Antibiotics and the Risk of Childhood Febrile Seizures: A Danish Population-Based Cohort

Objective In a large population-based cohort in Denmark to examine if maternal use of antibiotics during pregnancy, as a marker of infection, increases the risk of febrile seizures in childhood in a large population-based cohort in Denmark. Methods All live-born singletons born in Denmark between January 1, 1996 and September 25, 2004 and who were alive on the 90th day of life...

Post-Stroke Mortality, Stroke Severity, and Preadmission Antipsychotic Medicine Use – A Population-Based Cohort Study

Background and Purpose It has been suggested that antipsychotic medication may be neuroprotective and may reduce post-stroke mortality, but studies are few and ambiguous. We aimed to investigate the post-stroke effects of preadmission antipsychotic use. Methods We conducted a nationwide, population-based cohort study of 81,143 persons admitted with stroke in Denmark from 2003...

László et al. Respond to “Maternal Stress and Stillbirth”

Public Health, University of Aarhus , Aarhus, Denmark (Carsten Obel , Mogens Vestergaard); and Department of Epidemi- ology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles , Los Angeles

Maternal Bereavement During Pregnancy and the Risk of Stillbirth: A Nationwide Cohort Study in Sweden

, Denmark (Carsten Obel, Mogens Vestergaard); and Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California (Jrn Olsen). This work was supported by

Prenatal Exposure to Bereavement and Type-2 Diabetes: A Danish Longitudinal Population Based Study

Background The etiology of type-2 diabetes is only partly known, and a possible role of prenatal stress in programming offspring for insulin resistance has been suggested by animal models. Previously, we found an association between prenatal stress and type-1 diabetes. Here we examine the association between prenatal exposure to maternal bereavement during preconception and...